Merwyn D. Krusinga

Merwyn D. Krusinga

Merwyn D. Krusinga of Kalamazoo, Michigan, passed away Thursday, December 14, 2006 at his home. Mr. Krusinga was born March 2, 1930 in Kalamazoo to Roy and Mary (Morren) Krusinga and was a lifelong resident of the area. He served his country in the U.S. Army 193rd Tank Brigade during the Korean War. Since 1960 he had owned and operated Krusinga Plumbing in Kalamazoo. Merwyn was a member of Third Reformed Church. His favorite activities were woodworking, gardening and spending time on Drummond Island. On May 15, 1951 in Kalamazoo he was married to Frances VanOosten, who survives. Also surviving are three sons and a daughter, Greg (Margaret) Krusinga of Bellevue, Becky (Dennis) Vandelfzijl and Gary (Joette) Krusinga, both of Kalamazoo and Jeff (Karen) Krusinga of Ann Arbor; eight grandchildren, Sarah Vandelfzijl, Rachel (Ian) VanHover, Joshua Vandelfzijl, Jacob Krusinga, Charles Krusinga, Ryen Krusinga, Kayla Krusinga and Samantha Krusinga; a brother, Roy (Dolly) Krusinga of Allegan; several nieces and nephews. Friends may meet the family from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Monday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday at Third Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Rev. Charles Doornbos officiating. Burial will follow at Alamo Center Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Merwyn may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, the Drummond Island Library Association or the charity of choice.

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