Brenda Grevel ’83 Griswold

Brenda Kay Griswold, age 60 of Grand Haven, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Mercy Hospital. She was born on December 11, 1960 in Grand Haven, MI to Allan and Marilyn (Dyksterhouse) Grevel.

Brenda graduated from Grand Haven High School in 1979 and then Hope College in 1983 with her BA in Business Administration, International Studies, and Economics. She participated in summer study programs through Hope College in Madrid, Spain and Vienna, Austria, where she served an internship with the United Nations.

Anyone who knew her knew she loved to garden, cook and bake. She was an avid reader, always wanting to learn more, and enjoyed meeting up with her ladies coffee group from Covenant Life Church.

Brenda is lovingly remembered by her parents, Allan and Marilyn Grevel; brother, Randy (Nancy) Grevel; her niece and nephew, Lauren and Branden Grevel; uncle, Andy Groenink; and many cousins.

She was preceded in death by her aunts, Shirley (Dyksterhouse) Groenink and Sharon (Grevel) Meyer.

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