Eric De Witt ’71

Eric De Witt, 75, of Overisel, passed away May 9, 2019.

Eric was born in Wyandotte, Michigan, on November 25, 1943, to Melvin and Margaret De Witt. He graduated from Fremont High School and from Hope College with a degree in biology as well as a math and chemistry degree.

He married Linda Kaye Westfield and they raised their family in Overisel, Michigan. Eric worked for many years at Life Savers as an analytical technician prior to his retirement. Eric loved anything to do with boating and also enjoyed playing golf.

Eric and Linda were members of Covenant Presbyterian Church. Eric was a devoted husband to his beloved wife, Linda Kaye, who preceded him in death in 2017.

Eric is survived by his children and their families, Joel and Jeanette De Witt, Stephen De Witt, Jennifer and Jose Perez; grandchildren, Adrian Perez, Romeo Perez, Nadia Perez, Lydia Rose De Witt, and MadelynGrace De Witt; sister, Tery and John Innis; as well as many nieces and nephews.

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