BREEDVELD, Shirley A.
Age 85, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 5, 2022. Shirley was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on March 24, 1937, the daughter of the late Kobe and Cornelia (Behage) VanderMolen. Shirley loved her Lord and family, and both were the center of her life. She was an excellent homemaker and enjoyed shopping. On March 22, 1957, Shirley married John Breedveld, who survives. She is also survived by her daughters, Kay (Mike) Ruiter, Kathy (Doug) DeRoo, Sally (Tom) Herder and Stefanie (James) Eskut; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, with one on the way; brothers, John (Barb) VanderMolen and Marv (Carol) VanderMolen; and her special cousin and best friend, Joyce Sikkenga. Besides her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her sister, Carol Yeomans. A memorial service to celebrate Shirley’s life will be held on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Texas Corners Bible Church, 7780 South 8th St., Kalamazoo, MI 49009, with Pastor David Thompson officiating. A time of visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church, beginning at 10:00 AM. Memorial contributions may be made to Kalamazoo Gospel Ministries.