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Warren "Curly" Jaarda

October 11, 2017
Branch, MI



Sunday, October 15, 2017
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Mulder Chapel
188 West 32nd Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-2348
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Grand Rapids, MI 49301
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Life Story / Obituary


Warren “Curly” Jaarda, 70, of Branch, MI. formerly of Holland, died Wednesday, October 11, 2017, with family by his side after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.

He graduated from Holland High School in 1965 and married Ruth Dekker in 1966. He was a machinist at Haworth, Inc. for 23 years. Warren and Ruth moved to Branch in 2001, where Warren enjoyed his love of hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Ruth; son, Darren (Anna) Jaarda; daughter, Nicole Jaarda (Corey) Berkimer; grandchildren, Easton and Abigail Jaarda, Tyler and Emily Berkimer and sister Mary Lou Maas.

A memorial visitation will be held Sunday, October 15 at Dykstra Funeral Home, Mulder Chapel, 188 W. 32nd St. from 3pm to 6pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan (Northwest).