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 Gerald Klomp Halbert

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Gerald Klomp Halbert

  • Birth 18 Oct 1914 Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 14 Jan 1987 Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA
  • Plot Section F
  • Memorial ID 43615186

Husband's Uncle.

Son of William Klomp & Jennie Elzenaar; grandson of John & Alice (Scutt) Klomp and John Henry & Hendrieka (Klingenberg) Elzenaar.

Uncle Gerald's father passed away and his mama remarried to Thomas Edward Halbert, who adopted Uncle Gerald when he was not more than five.

Married Velma Elizabeth Frutig, in Kalamazoo; they have three sons:
Garry (m Roberta)
Larry (m Jennie)
Gene (m Joyce)

He served in the United States Navy during World War II and before retirement was employed by the Upjohn Company. He had played baseball and softball in the Industrial Leagues and had been active as a bowler.

He attended the Bethany Reformed Church and was a former member of the Kalamazoo Elks Lodge 50. He was also a past Commander of the American Legion Joseph B. Westnedge Post No. 36.

Uncle Gerald & Aunt Betty were fun loving and it was a joy being around them. They loved to party and hold family get-togethers and we always had a great time.

Uncle Gerald lived only 72 years, 2 months, 27 days and it was not long enough for us!

Many thanks to Randy Emert for stone photo.

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  • Added: 27 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43615186
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gerald Klomp Halbert (18 Oct 1914–14 Jan 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43615186, citing Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park South, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Arleta💕 (contributor 46898856) .