In memory of

   Rev. John J. Byker



Rev. John J. Byker, age 85, of Grand Rapids, graciously entered his eternal rest early Thursday, February 4, 2010. He was preceded in death by his son, John and granddaughter, Christina Kennedy. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy; his children, Cynthia and Christopher Kennedy, David A. and Roelie Byker, Barbara and Peter Grutter, Ruth and Calvin Long, Paul Byker, Mary and Dr. Larry Arnhart, Deborah Byker Benson, Rachael and John Bouma; 28 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and three sisters, Stephena Scholten, Beth Jansen, and Dorothy Van Manen. Memorial services will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Redeemer Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 1555 Arboretum Dr. SE. A private family committal service will be held at the funeral chapel with burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice or Word and Deed.

Lot Location -- Victory 50 A #1

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