John Waringa, age 93, of Grand Rapids, passed away peacefully to be with his Lord on Monday, December 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn; son-in-law, Harry Senkow; brother, Bernard Waring; sister, Ethel Bush. He will be lovingly remembered by his children, Sharon Senkow, John R. Waringa; grandchildren, Kelly Senkow, Rachel Waringa, Jonathan Waringa; great-grandchildren, Avery Waringa, and Ryker Waringa; and several nieces and nephews. John proudly served our country during WWII as a member of the United States Navy on the USS 915 in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater in 1945 as part of the LST Flotilla 37. A graveside service will be held in the spring of 2019.