Dale Beukema ’84
Dale Beukema ’84, 54, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2017 in his home in San Mateo, California while surrounded by family. Dale earned his bachelor’s degree at Hope College. He worked for the State of Michigan as a Disability Examiner for 20 years before moving to California to be with family members. Dale loved music and enjoyed playing many instruments; he enjoyed sports and followed many teams, but his family meant the most to him. Dale cherished his experiences and memories of family together from childhood through adulthood. Dale was the youngest of five children, son of George Beukema (deceased) and Ramona Prince-Beukema. He is survived by his mother, siblings Glenda Cerne (John), Donna Echols (Ralph), George Beukema (Liala), Lorna Beukema, and many nieces and nephews.