Life Story / Obituary
Donald Rus, age 79, of Holland, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017 at Spectrum Health – Meijer Heart Clinic. Don served two years in the United States Army. He worked at Holland concrete products for 11 years and then was a self-employed mason contractor for 30 years. While still a mason contractor, he and his wife Donna, owned and managed warehousing and residential rentals. Don was a member of the Rose Park Baptist Church for 56 years, where he was a former Deacon and Sunday School Superintendent. He was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Henrietta and Harold Bosma and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Rus. Surviving is his wife, Donna of 56 years; children, Curt Rus and Steve Rus; 1 granddaughter, Kathy and Mike Andrlik; 5 great-grandchildren; brother, CJ Rus; in-laws, Beverly and Robert Schaafsma, Gary and Beverlee De Jonge, and Dennis and Nancy De Jonge; nephews, nieces, and cousins. Funeral services will be 11 am Friday (June 30) at Rose Park Baptist Church, 600 Butternut Drive. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 7-9 pm Thursday (June 29) at the Dykstra Funeral Home-Northwood Chapel. Memorials may be made to one’s choice.