George F. Ganger

December 07, 1923 - May 13, 2004 

George F. Ganger

December 07, 1923 - May 13, 2004 

Obituary for George F. Ganger

George F. Ganger, age 80, of Holland died Thursday, May 13, 2004 at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids.

He was born in Detroit, MI on December 7, 1923. He served in the Army Corp. of Engineers in World War II. He studied architecture and engineering. He moved his family to West Michigan in 1957. He enjoyed a long successful career with Harley, Ellington and Day in Detroit; Elzinga and Volkers in Holland; Robinson, Campeau and Crowe and a consultant with WBDC in Grand Rapids; George F. Ganger and Assoc.; Ottawa Construction, a partnership with his son. He retired in 1998. He was preceded in death by a son in law Paul Velderman (1997).

He is survived by his beloved wife, of 56 years, Dorothy


Linda Velderman of Zeeland

Janet and John Baughman of Lowell

Georgette Johnson of Jenison

Patricia and Jack Dendel of Allegan

Bill and Patricia Ganger of Holland

17 grandchildren

7 great grandchildren

Brother and sister:

Arthur Ganger of Detroit

Edna Marusuzewski of Detroit

Many nephews nieces and cousins

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Monday, May 17, 2004 at Lakeshore Memorial Services 11939 James Street in Holland. Burial will be in Manlius Township Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Sunday from 2-4PM at Lakeshore Memorial Services. Memorial contributions may be made to Robert Schuller Crystal Cathedral Ministries or the American Cancer Society. An on line registry book is available at for those who cannot attend the services.

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