Obituary for Frederick James Bouwman

Frederick James Bouwman

Birth Date: May. 6th, 1936
Date Passed: Dec. 29th, 2020


Frederick James Bouwman age 84, of Coopersville, MI. died Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Fountain View Assisted Living in Coopersville to be with the lord. Frederick was born on May 6, 1936 in Coopersville, MI to the late John and Sarah (Busman) Bouwman. His mother passed away and he was raised by Jennie (Busman) Bouwman. He married Betty Lou (Blackmore) Bouwman on May 10, 1957 in Ravenna, MI. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. He was preceded in death by: Parents, Daughter: Nancy Dodge, Daughter in-law: Tani Bouwman, 2 Brothers: Gerald and William. Frederick is survived by: Wife of 63 + years: Betty Lou Bouwman of Coopersville. 3 Sons: David (Shelia) Bouwman of Florida, Bruce (Shari) Bouwman of Conklin and Edward Bouwman of Coopersville and Son in-law: Don Dodge. 4 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren. Sister: Harriet Sackstaker of Allendale. Several nieces and nephews also survive. A Private Family service has been conducted with a Memorial Service at a later date due to Covid-19. Memorials may be directed to: Ravenna Free Methodist Church or Alzheimer’s Association. Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc. to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511.