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408 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 0866
Farwell, MI 48622
Phone: 989-588-4541
Fax: 989-588-6084
George Van Tubergen

George "Doc" Van Tubergen

Saturday, December 14th, 1935 - Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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George Van Tubergen Jr – age 83 of Farwell, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019. George, “Doc”, was born to parents George and Ella (Slenk) Van Tubergen in Holland, Michigan on December 14, 1935. Doc enlisted with the United States Air Force after high school. George worked various jobs, but for more than 30 years he was a truck driver, the last many years for Central Steel and Wire Company. He was a member of the Lake of the Pines Association, loved to bowl, belonging to leagues and was also a member of Teamsters Local # 7 – Retirees Club. He liked to golf and was an avid Lions and Tigers fan. He and his wife Peggy enjoyed going to the casino together, especially for military appreciation days and loved to travel. Up until the last several years, they spent their winter months together in Phoenix, Arizona. Doc will be greatly missed by his family and friends, which include his wife Peggy, his children; Michael and wife Brenda Van Tubergen, Ellen Tanis and husband Michael, Steven and wife Tracy Van Tubergen, Peggy's daughters Leslie Garrison and Kathleen Diaz, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, brother Alvin Van Tubergen, sisters Norma and husband Ed Rastall and Althea Beyersdorf, brother in laws Joseph and wife Ida Adams and Patrick and wife Michelle Adams. He was preceded in death by brothers Harvey, Gary, Jack, David, and Gene, and by sisters Johanna Johnson, Gladys Dionese, and Donna Seekins
A service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, December 6. Visitation will be held from 12:00 until the time of service at the Campbell Stocking Funeral home of Farwell.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Friday, December 6th, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Campbell - Stocking Funeral Home & Cremation Center
    408 W. Main St.
    FARWELL, MI 48622
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  • Service

    Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, December 6th, 2019 2:00pm
    Campbell - Stocking Funeral Home & Cremation Center
    408 W. Main St.
    FARWELL, MI 48622
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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james e fairbanks

Posted at 10:30am
Dear Peggy
We have many good memories of you and "Doc: please know we are thinking of you at this time.
Thinking of you Jim & Bev Fairbanks


Leslie Garrison

Posted at 08:38am
We will always remember that special smile and big heart and hugs. You were there for Mom and all of us through many journeys, in the ups and downs that life has thrown our way. You have lived well, laughed often, accomplished lots and traveled many roads. It is time you rested and fly to the stars. We will always remember you in our hearts, we will always remember...
We love you. Your loving daughters, Sis and Kathy and family.

Chris, Christine, Miranda & Cole

Posted at 09:08pm
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We will love and miss you forever. Forever in our hearts! Love you Grandpa.
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