Judson Breedveld

Judson Breedveld

Jud passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Vicinia Gardens in Otsego.

He was born August 3, 1952 in Kalamazoo the son of Nicholas and Rose Marie (Baker) Breedveld. For many years Jud had worked for Cushman Construction and most recently had operated his own painting business. In his spare time he enjoyed golfing, bowling, horseshoes with friends, trips to the casino, working on his yard, gardening, cooking and spending time in his garage. Jud was an honorary member of the Otsego VFW. On November 29, 1996 he married Louise Winfrey who passed away in 2014.

Surviving are his siblings, John (Shirley) Breedveld of Kalamazoo, Joan (Marty) Ruiter of Allegan, JoLynne (Dr. Robert) DeWinter of Grand Junction, Joel (Karen) Breedveld of Kentwood, Nick (Karin) Breedveld of Otsego and Zarlene (Ed) Main of Plainwell; several nieces and nephews including special nephew, Richie Main; Jud’s daughter by love, Jennifer (Michael) Gradwell; grandchildren, Meighan (Ryan) Taylor, Kyle Areaux, Tori Gradwell and Thomas Gradwell; great-granddaughter, Ellerie along with too many friends to mention.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11:00 A.M., at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego.

Scattering of ashes will take place at a later time.  

Contributions in memory of Jud may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan or to the Otsego VFW Post #3030.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

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  1. Mary Ellen Riggs says:

    Nick & Karen, & Family,

    Sorry to hear of your loss.

    God Bless,

    Mary Ellen Riggs

  2. Debbie Rysenga says:

    Such a loving caring funny man. I was so glad to get to know him. He put a smile on my face every day I seen him I will miss him but he is with his wife now and he really wanted to be with her. I learned a lot about him in the 92 days I got to be in his life. Bye Jud love you debbie

  3. Chuck Veemkant says:

    Such a nice guy remember him well rest in pease Judd you will be missed

  4. Lou Hilton says:

    To the family, In this time of sadness. I am sorry for your loss.

  5. So sorry to hear about Jud. He was always such fun to be around. God bless you all. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. Terri (Goodacre) Gott says:

    To Jud’s family: May he RIP. Very good guy and this is so sad to hear.

  7. Kelly Gray says:

    Thoughts and prayers are with you all, Jud was kind, funny and sweet man I had the pleasure of knowing. Rest in peace Jud! He is with “Wis” now he missed her so! God bless you all.

  8. Vicki Parmater Harris says:

    Nick and family, So sorry to hear about Jud. Although I only knew him for a short time, as a child, I remember him well. My condolences.

  9. Ronnie Marks says:

    My thoughts and prayers go out to all of Judd’s family and friends. His sense of humor and ever present smile will certainly be missed by everyone who knew him. Rest in peace, Judd……And say hello to my brother, Roger, when you see him on the other side.

  10. Sally & Steve Laws says:

    Sorry to hear of Juds passing. Thoughts & prayers to his family.

  11. Terri Macdonald says:

    Reunionited with the love of his life, I can only hope for the same, understand all to well Jud, will you miss you my friend and all your support.

  12. ~Bill and Janice Thompson says:

    … Our sincerest condolences to the Breedveld Family … Jud was a very nice guy, who always deeply cared for our Veterans at Post 3030. RIP Jud … we will miss your smiling face.

  13. Ruby says:

    Zarlene im so sorry of your loss of your brother jud, you always talked of him and spending special visits with him after he moved into vinica gardens,as we waited for your grandbabies at the school. We are praying for you at this time.

  14. Lesli Heinrikson says:

    Jud is at rest and with his Louise. So glad I was able to share in both their lives through my best friend, Jennifer Gradwell. Celebrate his life & love he had for all of you!

  15. Tammy Ginebaugh says:

    Love & healing prayers. Judd was our neighbor on morrell st. for quite sometime. Such a sweet and wonderful person! Rip Judd… The Doubblestien family

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