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“Kent, Ann, and Family- You will be in our thoughts and prayers, not only now, but in the days, weeks and months ahead as you grieve the loss of your...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Lisa Kiel - Jenison, MI

“Mary our hearts and deepest sympathy goes out to You, Kenny and Amber. Your all in our prayers. If any thing we can do dont hesitate to ask. Dawn...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Dawn Brown - neighbor/ friend

“It wasn't long ago Larry that you said to me, remember that little card in my Mother's casket that said she was spending Christmas with Jesus, and...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Ken and Sue - Dear Friends

“Every year he took me to Barnes and Nobles for my birthday. I credit him for inspiring me to read in a household that had more TVs than books. I miss...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Ken Ford (Jr.) - Grand Rapids, MI

“May God give you comfort and peace in this time of need. I send my condolences to your family. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Sara Grace Sumpter

“I love you grandpa. You will forever be in my heart. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Kerri - grandpa

“So very sorry for your loss ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Mike and Terry Davis - plainwell, MI


Lawrence Paul Getzen, aged 75, passed away December 2, 2012 in California. He is survived by children: Michael Getzen, Ann (Kent) Enyart, Mary Ford, and Robert Getzen; seven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; his beloved friend Sandi Terreri; his sisters: Bobbi (Walt) DeVries and Pat (Al) McCurdy; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother Louise Racine. Larry was a graduate of Wayland High School and Kalamazoo Valley Community College. He served in the US Army and was stationed in France. Larry retired from General Motors, and was the former president and treasurer of the Local 488 UAW in Kalamazoo. A funeral service will be 11 A.M. Monday, December 10, 2012, at the Kubiak-Cook Funeral Services, 4330 18th St. Dorr, MI 49323. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery. Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society. Family will greet friends and relatives 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. Sunday at Kubiak-Cook Family Services, Dorr. The family welcomes memories in their guest book online at www.KubiakFuneralHome.com.