Donald Bussies ’55

Donald Bussies, age 87, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, July 5, 2021, after a long battle with dementia.

Don was born August 22, 1933 in Chicago, IL to Justin and Minnie Bussies. He graduated from Hope College. It was at Hope where he met Jocelyn Fryling and they were blessed with 63 years of marriage.

Don enjoyed a successful career at Steelcase. He loved music, cars, and the great outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his son- in- law, Don Vander Kolk. He will be deeply missed by his wife, Jocelyn; children Glenn (Lisa) Bussies, Heidi ( Andy) Mann, and Sarah Vander Kolk; grandchildren Justin (May) Bussies, Tiffany ( John) Turner, Parker Bussies, EmilyMann, CarterMann, Sarah Mann, Eliza Mann, Jocelyn ( John) Westra, Clayton (Ali) Vander Kolk, Gretchen Vander Kolk, and Kyler Vander Kolk; great- grandchildren Rose, Ruby, and Colton; and his sister, Norma Melaven.

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