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Van Doesburg died Friday, April 28, 2017, in Pensacola, Fla. His family gathered for a memorial service in Pensacola, Fla.
He is survived by his loving family, including his wife, Susan Doesburg; children, Lisa Doesburg, Eric (Kate) Doesburg and Lora (Stephen) Drapeau; five grandchildren, William Drapeau, Annabel Drapeau, Madeline Van Doesburg, Paikea Doesburg and Finn Doesburg; brother, Todd Doesburg; niece, Sue Cruz; other nieces and a nephew; and stepdad, Robert Procht.
His best accomplishment was a loving family.
He retired from Textile Rubber and Chemical Co. He loved working in his lab and working in Japan.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Johanna Linder Winkler Scholarship, established by Herman Schumacher, Van's beloved grandfather and mentor. Please indicate that you want it designated to Johanna Linder Winkler Scholarship, NMU Foundation (Northern Michigan University), 1401 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette, MI 49855-5301.
Published on May 9, 2017
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