Welcome to the memorial page for

Frank E. Vander Voord

February 2, 1928 ~ May 18, 2017 (age 89)
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Vander Voord – Frank E. Vander Voord went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, May 18, 2017.

He was born February 2, 1928 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Frank and Elsa (Olson) Vander Voord.

Frank is survived by his wife of 69 years, Barbara “Bobbie”; his children Susan (Larry) Philp, James (Marianne) Vander Voord, Tom (Sandy) Vander Voord, Mary (Jim) Fues and Sally (Don) Nicewander; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; his brother Gerald Vander Voord and sister-in-law Phyllis Vander Voord along with several nieces, nephews and extended relatives. Frank was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Royce and Roger.

Memorial services for Frank will be 11:30 a.m. Monday, May 22, 2017 at the Cook Funeral Home – Byron Center Chapel, 2067 84th St., S.W., Byron Center, Michigan. A private family interment will be in Winchester Cemetery at a later date. Frank’s family will meet with friends and relatives from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Carlisle United Methodist Church or Spectrum Health Hospice.

The family welcomes messages and memories in their online guestbook at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Carlisle United Methodist Church
1084 76th St SW, Byron Center MI 49315

Spectrum Health Hospice
100 Michigan Street NE, Grand Rapids MI 49503

 Service Information

May 22, 2017

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cook-Byron Center Chapel
Byron Center, MI

Memorial Service
May 22, 2017

11:30 AM
Cook-Byron Center Chapel
Byron Center, MI

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