Zoon van Jan Cornelis Roodvoets, ook John C. Roodvoets en Sarah Sue van Dyke
, geboren te Grand Rapids, MI, op 17 oktober 1928, werkte voor zijn vader in diens "landscaping
business", was vanaf 1951 oprichter en partner in Kamminga & Roodvoets excavators, was president en directeur van Laser Alignment, Inc., uitvinder van "target system for laying sewer pipes", bezat
patent samen met James Stapert jr (1969/1972), deken en ouderling van de Millbrook Christian Reformed Church, bestuurslid van de Christian Laymen's League (1971-1973), overleden aan de
gevolgen van een hartaanval in Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI op 11 januari 1975, oud 46 jaar, begraven op Woodlawn Cemetery.
geboren te Grand Rapids, MI in juli 1929, overleden te Kentwood op 4 juni 2011, oud 81 jaar, dochter van Henry J. DeVries en Cora DeVries.
UNITED STATES FEDERAL CENSUS, 1930:
State Michigan, County Kent, Grand Rapids Twonship, Ward 1, Block No. 83, Enumerated by Fredrick Bauer on April 17, 1930.
DeVries, Henry, Head, rents a house $32.-, owns radio, male, white, 26 years, married at 23, can read/write, born in Michigan, parents in US, speaks English, Machine Carver in Furniture factory.
DeVries, Cora, Wife, female, white, 26 years, married at 23, can read/write, born in Michigan, father born in Michigan, mother born in Netherlands, speaks English, occupation none.
DeVries, Robert H, Son, male white, 2 ¾ years, single, born in Michigan, parents born in Michigan, speaks English.
DeVries, Alice M, Daughter, female, white, 9/12 years, single, born in Michigan, parents born in Michigan, speaks English.
KAMMINGA & ROODVOETS,
Highway and Underground contractor, founded in 1951 and operating from Grand Rapids.
3435 Broadmoor Ave SE Grand Rapids, MI.
KAMMINGA & ROODVOETS,
General Contactors - Residential.
Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida.
LASER ALIGNMENT, INC.
Filed as a foreign for profit corporation in the state of Florida on Monday, April 23, 1973.
This corporation is no longer active according to documents filed with Florida Department of State.
Roger J. Roodvoets was president and director of this corporation; other directors were Wilbur A. Lettinga, Norman P. Unema, Elwin Kamminga, Louis D. Simoncini and James H. Trice.
CHRISTIAN LAYMEN'S LEAGUE (1973).
[Associated with the Christina Reformed Church]
Lee Plas, National President - owner and President of Lee's Food Center.
Herman Petersen, Vice-President - President of Dickinson Printing.
Henry Driesenga, Secretary - Executive Secretary of the Calvinist Cadet Corps.
Roger Prose, Treasurer - owner and President of Prose Five-and-Dime Stores.
Roger Roodvoets - President and Chairman of Laser Alignment Systems.
William Van Tongeren - Founder of Mercury Building Service.
Roger Vos - Manager of Woodland Sports Center.
Arie Ver Kaik - Child-Care Supervisor, Christian Youth Homes, Wedgewood Acres.
Bruce Cheadle - owner and President of Jobber's Warehouse Service, Inc.
Kenneth Jordan - owner of Beacon Light Christian Nursing Home.
Ralph Veenstra - employed at Lear Siegler, Inc.
DEATH INDEX, Michigan, 1971-1996:
Roger J. Roodvoets.
birth 17 October 1928.
death 11 January 1975.
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan.
Residence Place: Kentwood, Kent, Michigan.
Certificate Number 3255.
Roger J. Roodvoets, 46, of 2105 52nd St. SE, a partner in Kamminga & Roodvoets, excavators, and a leader in church work, died Saturday in Butterworth Hospital after a heart attack.
Mr. Roodvoets also was president of Laser Alignment, Inc., an alignment service for pipe installations.
He was a life resident of Grand Rapids and worked for his father in landscaping before entering the excavating business in 1950.
He was both a deacon and elder in the Millbrook Christian Reformed Church and was chairman of the Evangelism Committee of the church. He was an active board member of many religious organizations.
Surviving are his wife, Alyce; four daughters, Mrs. Roger (Sally) VanValkenburg of Grand Rapids, and Karen, Jane and Mary at home; two sons, Mark and Bryan at home; one grandchild; his mother, Mrs. John Roodvoets of Kentwood; two brothers, William of
Grand Rapids and David of Midland; two sisters, Mrs. Kenneth (Ruth) Stewart and Mrs. Kenneth (Sarah) Meyer of Grand Rapids.
[bron: website Family Search]
Alyce Mae Roodvoets, age 81, of Kentwood, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, June 4, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger and daughter, Cynthia.
She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Sally and Roger Van Valkenburg, Mark and Karen Roodvoets, Karen and Brian Baars, Bryan and Cindy Roodvoets, Jane Beckon, Mary and Breck Fabish;
grandchildren, Kim and Tim O'Brien, Kelly Boeve, Levi and Jill Roodvoets, Molly Roodvoets, Brice Baars, Kallie and Matt Kraker, Brendan Baars, Taylor Roodvoets, Katie Roodvoets, Landan Roodvoets, Steven Beckon, Alan Beckon, Haily, Skyler, Kaylyn
great-grandchildren, Sam, Kole, Chloe, Reese, Emersen and Gage;
brothers, Robert and Lucy Ann DeVries, Russell and Joanne DeVries;
sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Ruth Stewart, William Roodvoets, David Roodvoets, Sara and Ken Meyer.
Funeral Services for Alyce will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Princeton Christian Reformed Church, 5330 Kalamazoo SE with Rev. David Poolman officiating.
Internment in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Members of the family will receive relatives and friends at the Matthysse-Kuiper-DeGraaf Chapel (Kentwood), 4646 Kalamazoo SE on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m..
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Faith Hospice or the Mission India.