DeWeerdt, Douglas John 9/3/1964 - 9/11/2021 Lowell Douglas John DeWeerdt, age 57 of Lowell, passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Corinne DeWeerdt; brother, Dennis DeWeerdt; and father-in-law, Carl Peters. Doug is survived by his wife, April DeWeerdt; children, Brandon DeWeerdt, Heather (Dan) Cimoch, Ariel (Trevor) Topper, Christopher DeWeerdt; grandchildren, Brandon, Zach, Josh, Ava, William, Aria; mother-in-law, Patricia Peters; sisters, Deb (Kevin) DeForest, Danette (Mike) Giddings, Diane (John) Enders; sister-in-law, Andria (Tony) Peckham; many nieces and nephews; special friends, Nick Strieder, Pamela Lein, and many others; and pets, Ruger, and Remington. Doug was born and raised in Muskegon, MI. He worked for the Lopez family at El Milagro of Michigan for 12 years, where they treated him like family. Doug loved spending time with family, taking quad trips, kayaking, and just being outdoors. His pride and joy was his '51 Chevy pickup truck that he restored in his father's memory. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 19, 2021, from 1-2pm at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell, MI 49331 with service at 2pm. Pastor V. Glenn Smith officiating. Interment Oakwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mackenzie's Animal Sanctuary, 8935 Thompson Rd, Lake Odessa, MI 48849, or Paws with a Cause, 4646 South Division Wayland, MI 49348.
Published by Grand Rapids Press from Sep. 13 to Sep. 14, 2021.