Randall Lee Branderhorst

October 17, 1959 ~
September 9, 2021

Randall Lee Branderhorst, Sr., age 61, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on September 9, 2021 following a brief illness. Randy is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Kim (Biesbrock); his four children, Tracy and Jesus Cravioto, Angela Branderhorst and Mike Ritz, Randy Jr. and Mandy Branderhorst, Melissa Branderhorst and Christie Lyn Camacho; three grandchildren, Ellis Ritz, Truett and Judah Branderhorst; five sisters, Donna and Gary Hoezee, Bonnie DeYoung, Sandy and Dan VanWyk, Nancy and Thomas Johnson, Vicky and David Smedley; sisters-in-law, Kathleen DeWildt, Karen Blackport; brother-in-law, Everett and Julie Biesbrock; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Randy was preceded in death by his parents, Roger and Firdene Branderhorst; his in-laws, Everett and Shirley Biesbrock; and his brothers-in-law, Gary DeYoung, Nick Biesbrock, Steve DeWildt, and Glen Blackport. Randy enjoyed nothing more than spending time with his family, whether it was camping up north or just playing cards and games at home. He will be missed by his many friends at Howard Miller Clock Company where he was employed for nearly 43 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed researching his genealogy, studying history, hunting (especially with his son), and fishing. Randy was a devoted member of Forest Grove Reformed Church where he was currently serving as an Elder. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 11am with a gathering from 10-11am at Forest Grove Reformed Church, 1630 32nd Ave, Hudsonville, with Pastor Doug Hoeve and Pastor Dan DeVries officiating. Burial will take place at Jamestown Township Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family Wednesday from 5-8 pm at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home (Grandville) 4145 Chicago Dr. SW. In lieu of flowers, please consider a gift to Positive Options (Lakeshore Pregnancy Center) 339 S. River Ave, Holland, MI 49423.

Visitation
Wednesday, September 15
5:00pm - 8:00pm

MKD - Grandville
4145 Chicago Dr. SW
Grandville, MI 49418

Phone: (616) 534-8656

Funeral Service
Thursday, September 16
11:00am

Forest Grove Reformed Church
1630 32nd Ave.
Hudsonville, MI 49426

Leave Your Tribute Message

September 15, 2021 3:06pm
Kim, so sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for comfort for you and your family

- Kevin Schaaf

September 14, 2021 4:34pm
Dear Kim and the Branderhorst Family: I was very saddened and shocked to hear of Randy's passing. He was a very cheerful, gentle and loving person who obviously loved his beautiful family. Sending prayers that the Lord's blessings will help mend your hearts and that you may find comfort in one another.

- Lisa Smith

September 13, 2021 11:03am
Kim, I am so very sorry for your loss. Praying for God's comfort for you and your family during this difficult time. Susan Zeitter

- Susan Zeitter

September 13, 2021 10:58am
Kim, I am so sorry for your loss, and although words seem insufficient, please know that I am praying that your family will be comforted through this difficult time.

- Monica Inhulsen

September 13, 2021 10:35am
Dear Kim, I am so sorry for the loss of your husband, Randy. Be assured that we will see him again in heaven. Praying for you and your family. God be with you all.

- PattyLinscott

September 12, 2021 8:38am
Kim and family sorry for your loss. I worked with Randy for most of his time in cabinet room . Always had a smile , he was a humble person but did make is point on things that mattered to him . I talked to about a month ago always enjoyed his wit and humor . May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow .

- Michael Van Haitsma

September 11, 2021 9:07pm
To the Branderhorst Family. So Sorry and Saddened at this loss. Praying you will hold close to Jesus during your sorrow.

- Jack & Nancy Huizenga

September 11, 2021 9:22am
I am so sorry for all of you. May God wrap you in His loving arms and give you peace.

- Bette Taylor

September 10, 2021 8:52pm
Kim, we are praying for you and the rest of the family. May God give you the comfort and grace you need as He holds you in his loving arms.

- Danette Hoekman

September 10, 2021 7:24pm
I am sorry for your loss . I remember working with him at Howard Miller . He was a great guy to work with.

- Deb Smith

September 10, 2021 6:36pm
I’m proud to have met and known Randy for a good many years. I always enjoyed talking with him whenever I ran into him. What started out as being friends with Angie (his daughter) from 7th grade up to now and then realizing that he and my mom Mary both graduated together from Unity Christian in 1977. I’ll miss seeing him doing his grocery shopping and talking with him.

- Nick Van Zanten

September 10, 2021 6:24pm
Randy was always the guy who wore a smile on his face all the time! I always loved running into him at the grocery store and giving him a hug. He had such a love for his family. He was truly a genuine person and he will be missed so much by so many people!!! So much love to the Branderhorsts, I know how close you all are!! Lots and lots of hugs! ❤️

- Lindsi Gates




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