Serving West Michigan Since 1899

William Keizer Jr.

October 26, 1935 - October 20, 2016
Holland, MI



Sunday, October 30, 2016
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Downtown Holland Chapel
29 East Ninth Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-2348
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Monday, October 31, 2016
7:00 PM EDT
First Reformed Church
630 State Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-8085


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

First Reformed Church Organ Fund
630 State Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-8085

Gilda's Club
1806 Bridge Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
1 (800) 326-1419
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Life Story / Obituary


William T. Keizer, Jr., age 81, was born March 26, 1935 in Wyoming, MI, went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 20, 2016. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Diane; his children, Will III and Amy Keizer, Dawn and Eric Schneider; grandchildren, Will Keizer IV, Jake Keizer, Alex Keizer, Charlie Schneider, Sara Schneider; step-mother, Marge Keizer; in-laws: Buzz Roerig, Jay Roede, Budd and Mary Remer, C.J. Clark, Nancy Christensen. He was predeceased by his mother, Jeanette Keizer (in 1935); father, William T. Keizer Sr.; sisters, Verle Roede, Joyce Roerig. Bill was a well-respected Realtor, serving on the Board of Realtors in Holland and Grand Rapids, and was named "Realtor of the Year" from both. He was a member and faithfully served on Consistories for Maplewood Reformed Church, Holland; Fifth Reformed Church, GR; and First Reformed Church, Holland. He also served in the United States Army. Following his wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place on Sunday, October 30, from 3-6 pm, at Dykstra Funeral Home-Downtown Chapel, 29 East 9th Street, Holland, MI. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, October 31, 7 pm, at First Reformed Church, 630 State Street, Holland, MI with the Rev. Dick Doeden and Rev. Dr. Daniel Gillett officiating. In lieu of flowers, you may wish to contribute, in Bill's memory, to the First Reformed Church Organ Fund, Gilda's Club, or a charity of your choice.