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Wayne Boven

Wayne H. Boven, age 75, of Jenison, formerly of Grandville, was called to his heavenly home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, March 11, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Cindy. Wayne was a loving husband, dad, and grandpa who treasured his faith and family. He enjoyed going to his grandchildren’s many activities. Wayne volunteered his time in many ways during his retirement including the Friendship Group at South Grandville CRC and Love INC. He served his Lord and Savior in many capacities at both South Grandville CRC and Messiah CRC. Wayne enjoyed spending time at the family cottage where many memories were made. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 54 years, Carol Boven; children, Jim and Denise Boven, Vickie and Dale Vink, Susan and Patrick Maioho; grandchildren, Alden and Bethanie Boven, Lainey, and Lexi Boven, Taylor, Emily, Joshua, and Caleb Vink, Simon, and Audrey Maioho; sister, Gayle Garbrecth; sister-in-law, Agnes Euwema. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Messiah Christian Reformed Church, 2900 Springdale, Hudsonville, with Rev. Nate Meldrim officiating.  Interment will be held at Grandville Cemetery.  Relatives and friends may meet the family on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home, 4145 Chicago Dr. SW, Grandville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friendship Group of South Grandville CRC.

  1. I am so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for your family. It was fun all those years ago to see all the grandparents at the games… Mighty Pirates. I do believe that he enjoyed those days. He will be missed, I am sure. Love you guys, Ed and Robin and gang

    - Robin Kiekover
  2. Sue, I am so sorry about the passing of your father. Reading his obituary he was a wonderful christian man who was a great husband, father and grandfather. We will be praying for your family. Janice Cok

    - Janice Cok
  3. I offer my condolences to Wayne’s family. He has been a beloved friendship teacher to some of the guys I care for. They enjoyed his loving care and sence of humer.

    - Chris Isenga
  4. Our sincere Christian sympathy to you, Carol, and family in the “home-going” of your dear husband and father, Wayne. He was a wonderful Friendship mentor and a fine Christian “brother” in Christ. May God fill you with His strength, peace, and love in the days ahead. Sending you our love, encouragement, and prayers, Doug and Ann Marsman

    - Doug and Ann Marsman

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