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Sydney 'Syd' Louwsma

Died: Monday, May 21, 2007
Age: 81
Sydney “Syd’’ Louwsma, 81, of Lapeer, previously of Attica and Metamora, passed away Monday, May 21, 2007 at Brian’s House of Davison.

Sydney Louwsma was born on March 12, 1926 in Zeeland, Michigan the son of Edward and Ruby (Wieling) Louwsma.

He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He married Fannie Stryker on June 20, 1947 in Imlay City.

Syd farmed until the 1970’s. He retired from Trayco Plastics (a sheet plastic manufacturing company) in Lapeer as CEO and controller after 25 years.

Syd was a member of Imlay City Christian Reformed Church.

He is survived by his wife, Fannie Louwsma of Attica; 3 daughters, Betty Louwsma of Frankenmuth, Linda (Arthur) VanderPloeg of Imlay City, and Ruth (Roland Samaroo) Louwsma of Grosse Pointe; 6 grandchildren, Kari VanDever, Scott VanderPloeg, Kevin VanderPloeg, Tim VanderPloeg, Jasmyn Samaroo, and Aubryn Samaroo; 5 great-grandchildren, Melina, Carson, Madison, Brady and Cade; 5 brothers, William (Bea) Louwsma of Attica, Henry (Ada) Louwsma of Sanford, FL., John (Helen) Louwsma of Imlay City, Ed (Deanna) Louwsma of Imlay City, and Donald (Carol) Louwsma of Attica; and 2 sisters, Clara Zahari of Milford and Lorraine (Don) Visser of Flushing. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Ruby; sister, Ruby Ann; brother, Louis (Jean) Louwsma; and brother-in-law, Peter Zahari.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at Imlay City Christian Reformed Church. Pastor Kenneth VanderHorst will officiate. Interment will follow at Imlay Township Cemetery.

Friends may call Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Imlay City where the family will be available for visiting from 3-8 p.m. today (Wed., May 23).

Memorial contributions may be made to Brian’s House of Davison, 1515 Cal Drive, Davison, MI 48423 or Imlay City Christian School.
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