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“Dear Deb, I have just recently learned of Bryan's home-going from my friend & co-worker, Lois, who you met at Widowed Persons Services. I remember...Read More »
1 of 32 | Posted by: Vicki Kupres Hedgecock - Jenison, MI

“Deb, Gabby, and Stephanie: We're very sorry to hear about your husband's and father's passing. Even though we've moved, we have not forgotten about...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: June Weavers - Dallas, GA

“Deb & Girls Words cannot express the sorrow we feel for you. We cannot imagine what you have gone thru this past year. We did not hear that Bryan...Read More »
3 of 32 | Posted by: Steve & Beth Dykema - ZEELAND, MI

“Walt, Mary and Debra, Bob Heitsman sent us the obituary of Brian. We are so sorry to hear about your loss. I was in school with Walt. We...Read More »
4 of 32 | Posted by: Rodger Haugen - Devils Lake, ND

“You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We will be here watching over you and doing what we can to help. God Bless. ”
5 of 32 | Posted by: Ted, Cheri, Claire, and Matthew Nixon - MI

“Letting you know we are saddened by your great loss. Deb, we will continue to uphold you and your daughters in prayer knowing our great God will...Read More »
6 of 32 | Posted by: Yvonne Van Noord - Hudsonville, MI

“Kirk and I are sorry we weren't able to make it to see you at the funeral home. Kirk works in Indiana during the next two weeks. We are thinking of...Read More »
7 of 32 | Posted by: Kirk and Tami VIctory - Jenison, MI

“Debra, Gabby, & Stephani: We are praying for peace in your hearts knowing your husband and dad is now with the lord, free of pain, and full of joy. ”
8 of 32 | Posted by: Ken & Michelle Wismer , Morganne Knauf - MI

“Gabby plays french horn with my daughter, Katie, and I am a good friend of Jeannie Dauber. I am holding you and your family in my heart today. ...Read More »
9 of 32 | Posted by: Martha Persak - Jenison, MI

“Deb, Gabby and Stephanie, You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May you find comfort in the memories you hold in...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: Kristin Glentz - Grand Rapids, MI

“I wish there were words that could comfort in times like these but there are none so I will simply say "I pray that the presence and Love of our...Read More »
11 of 32 | Posted by: Garry Klamer - Grandville, MI

12 of 32 | Posted by: KIM DEJONGHEHURD - DAVISON, MI

“I was very sad to hear this morning that Bryan had passed. I worked with his dad Walt in Jackson. I remember eating breakfast a few times on...Read More »
13 of 32 | Posted by: Steve McCowen - Kalamazoo, MI

“You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Bryan was a great person and now is at home with GOD. May GOD bless you and your...Read More »
14 of 32 | Posted by: Bernie & Nina Schipper - Jenison, MI

“Miss Deb, We hope that you can find some comfort in your many special memories and in the thought of the happy years you shared. We extend our...Read More »
15 of 32 | Posted by: Joe and Pat Zerlaut - Grant, MI

“Dear Deb, Girls, Walt and Mary; We send our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers for you in this time. May God be your strength, and may His grace...Read More »
16 of 32 | Posted by: Wayne & Nancy Moeckel - Commerce, GA

“I'd like to extend my deep sympathy to you Deb in loss of your husband and to your girls in the loss of their father. You are in my thoughts and...Read More »
17 of 32 | Posted by: Sharon VanDer Kolk - Evanston, IL

“Deb, You have been in my prayers since I learned of Bryan's illness this summer. You and your daughters will continue to be in my prayers as you...Read More »
18 of 32 | Posted by: Jody Kyser - Spring Lake, MI

“Deb, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your girls. ”
19 of 32 | Posted by: Lori Moore Suskey - Grand Rapids, MI

“Deb, I was saddened to hear of the passing of your husband Bryan. My heart and prayers go out to you and your girls. Although I am here visiting for...Read More »
20 of 32 | Posted by: BrendaLeslieVanBeek - Summerville, SC

“I just would like to give my sincerest prayers to Bryan's family. He was a great guy. I got to know him the last few years through the golf league...Read More »
21 of 32 | Posted by: Brian Shepard - Wyoming, MI

“To Bryan's family, Your whole family has been on my prayer list. I will continue to pray for you. I'm so sorry for your loss. If I can be of...Read More »
22 of 32 | Posted by: ann purmell - Jackson, MI

“To Bryan's wife and children, Walt, Mary, Winny & Family, We were very sad to read Bryan's obituary in today's Cit. Pat. Mary, you and I both...Read More »
23 of 32 | Posted by: Darla Reed - Jackson, MI

“Dear Laura and Family, I'm very sorry for your loss. May your happy memories be of comfort to you at this time. My prayers and thoughts are with...Read More »
24 of 32 | Posted by: Kathy Duggan - Birmingham, MI

“Dear Deb and the girls, We are very sorry to hear of the loss of your dear husband and father. Titus and I have many fond memories of Brian. Being...Read More »
25 of 32 | Posted by: Titus Kamps - Hudsonville, MI

“Dear Walt, Mary, Win and family. Loretta and I continue to pray for Bryan and the rest of your family. May God provide your family with peace and...Read More »
26 of 32 | Posted by: Robert Rice - Jackson, MI

“Gabby, I was very sorry to hear about your loss and if you ever want to talk I'm here for you. McKenna ”
27 of 32 | Posted by: McKenna Kozeny - Jenison, MI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
28 of 32 | Posted by: Jon & Connie Payne - Jackson, MI

“Deb, Gaby, Stephanie - our hearts go out to you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and may your faith and strength...Read More »
29 of 32 | Posted by: Scott, Tracy, Rachel, Erinn Kelly - IL

“To Bryan's family, his sister, Laura, and his parents,Mr and Mrs. Harper- I read Bryan's name in today's local paper and my Mom and I talked about...Read More »
30 of 32 | Posted by: Mardelle Schaffner-Robb - Jackson, MI

“Deb, Gabby and Stephanie, Words cannot express the sorrow we feel for you. Your friends and family will always be here for you. Bryan will always...Read More »
31 of 32 | Posted by: Jenny and Kyle - Jenison, MI

“Deb,Gabby,and Steph. Words alone can't describe my sorrow at the loss of your husband and father. Just know that he is in a better place, and no...Read More »
32 of 32 | Posted by: Deb VandenBos - Grand Rapids, MI

HARPER - Mr. Bryan H. Harper of Jenison, age 39, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, December 15, 2006.

Bryan was born in Jackson, MI on August 11, 1967 and will be deeply missed by his wife of 14 years, Debra J. Harper; daughters, Gabby and Stephanie; parents, Walter H. and Mary Harper; grandmother, Win Harper all of Jackson; sister, Laura Rick Payne of Kentucky; parents-in-law, Gordon and Eileen Brouwer; of Hudsonville; brothers-in-law, Scott Kathy Brouwer also of Hudsonville, Clark Brouwer of Ferndale, and special friend Amy Savane of Warren; nieces and nephews, Adam, Lexy, and Matthew Brouwer, and Nicholas Payne; uncles, Stephen Harper of Jackson, Jeffrey Connie Harper of East Lansing, and Dudley Turalee Barlow of Ann Arbor, and cousins, Tyler Harper, and Vanessa and Courtney Barlow.

Funeral service will be held Tuesday, 11 a.m. at Grace Bible Fellowship, 1260 Chicago Dr., Jenison, with Rev. Josh White officiating.

Interment will take place at Georgetown Township Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet Bryan’s family Monday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the Cook Memorial Chapel east building 4235 Prairie SW. Those unable to attend the visitation or funeral service may sign the family’s Memory Book at

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Bryan may be made to the Gabby and Stephanie Education Fund c/o Grace Bible Fellowship, 1260 Chicago Dr., Jenison, MI 49428 or Gilda’s Club of Grand Rapids, 1806 Bridge NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504.

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