Cornelius Dirk Van Bruggen

February 13, 1915 - August 25, 2005 

Cornelius Dirk Van Bruggen

February 13, 1915 - August 25, 2005 

Obituary for Cornelius Dirk Van Bruggen

Cornelius (Neal) Van Bruggen, age 90, of Holland died Thursday, August 25, 2005 at the Hospice House of Holland.

He was a member of Trinity Reformed Church and formerly a long-time member of Central Park Reformed Church, where he served on the consistory. He sang in numerous church choirs and Trinity Men’s Chorus and the Evergreen Men’s Choir. He worked for Chris-Craft for 25 years and retired from K-Line Tools. He was preceded in death by his wives Vivian (1985) and Nellie (1998) a son, Jerry, (1959) and a sister, Anne Hoobler, (1968).

He is survived by his children:
Gayle and Howard Vande Vusse of Holland
Bill and Carol Van Bruggen of Holland
Jim and Julie Van Bruggen of Fennville
Kathye Kubica of Holland
Sharon and Tim Peters of Hudsonville
Several stepchildren
13 Grandchildren
15 Great grandchildren
1 Great-great granddaughter
Wilhelmina (Billie) Arnold of Beverly Shores, IN
Brother in law:
Bob Harkema of Holland
Several nephews and nieces

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Monday, August 29, 2005 at Trinity Reformed Church, 712 Apple Avenue in Holland. Reverend Lynn Post will be officiating. Burial will be in Graafschap Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday 2-4 PM at Lakeshore Memorial Services, 11939 James Street in Holland. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Reformed Church Radio Ministry or Hospice of Holland. An on-line registry book is available at for those who cannot attend the services.

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