John H. Liefbroer Sr. passed away on Wednesday January 14,
He was born in Kalamazoo, Mich. on January 26, 1939 the son
of Henrick & Jeannette (Blaauw) Liefbroer, both of whom preceded him in
He is survived by his sons; John Liefbroer Jr. of Allegan,
Mich. and James Liefbroer of Hillsdale, Mich.; daughter Julie (Tim) Stephens
of Russells Springs, Ky.; sister, Betty (Ron) VanMersbergen of Bellaire,
Mich.; grandchildren, Brent, Tony, Keirstan, Jonathon, Kayleigh and Kaitlynn
and several loving nieces and nephews.
John worked as a salesman for Hy-Dac Rubber. He was an avid
NRA member and belonged to the South Bend shooting club and Fin & Feather
shooting club. He also loved riding motorcycles and was an AMA member.
A memorial service, Rev. Mike Porter officiating, will be at
1 p.m. Saturday, January 24, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway,
Chesterton. Cremation will be at Heritage Crematory, Portage.
A visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, January 23, at the
funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to a college fund set up
for his grandchildren through Community Trust, Inc., 752 N. Main Street,
Jamestown, KY 42629.