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Valerie Ann Bectel
Valerie Ann Bectel
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Bectel, Mrs.
Valerie Ann
Muskegon, Michigan

Valerie Ann Bectel, age 85, passed away Friday, July 29, 2022. She was born in Muskegon, MI on September 16, 1936 to David & Ethel (Stark) Johnson and married Jerry Bectel on December 18, 1954. Valerie was a 1954 graduate of Muskegon High School and a lifelong member of Samuel Lutheran Church. In her earlier years she had worked as Legal Secretary for Attorney John Olsen. Valerie was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who dedicated her life to her family. She was a marvelous seamstress, cook, maker of afghans, and the ultimate supporter of all of her children's and grandchildren's activities. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
SURVIVORS
Husband, Jerry; daughter Vickie Bectel-Clock, 3 sons, Garry (Barb) Bectel, Larry (Teri) Bectel, Mike (Barbie) Bectel; 12 grandchildren, Brandon Bectel, Liz (Seth) Kitchka, Kristina Bectel-Videtich, Laura (Jared) Schulte, Jeremy (Stephanie) Bectel, Cory (Tammy) Bectel, Brandy Bectel, Rachel (Greg) Lenger, Kaley (Mark Currlin) Bectel, Christy Bectel, Leah Bectel, Kellie (Eddie Lewis) Clock; 15 great-grandchildren, Ethan, Evelyn, Garrett, Charlotte, Dylan, Kara, Cayden, Abbie, Kinley, Wyatt, Keira, Amelia, Liam, Jamison, Isaiah; many nieces and nephews. Valerie was preceded in death by her siblings Phyllis Grams, Ronald Johnson, R. David Johnson, Leroy Johnson, Harvey Johnson and a great granddaughter Emily.
SERVICE
Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 11:00 AM at Clock Chapel - Muskegon with Rev. Christopher Anderson and Rev. Robert Grams officiating.
VISITATION
Monday, August 1, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Clock Funeral Home - Muskegon. MEMORIAL: Harbor Hospice or Parkinson Research Foundation. Please visit www.clockfuneralhome.com to leave a memory or sign the online guestbook.
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1469 Peck Street
Muskegon, MI 49441
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  Melanie Lynn Prins on Aug 2, 2022

Jerry, Vic and Family ~ I always admired Val for her sweet spirit and gracious ways. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Melanie Lynn-Prins

R Ruth Ann Mays on Aug 1, 2022

Dear Vicki and family,

I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. May your great memories help ease this difficult time.

With sincerest sympathy,
Ruth Ann Mays

B Brad King on Aug 1, 2022

Jerry Vicki Gary, please know our prayer and condolences are with all of you. I will not be able to come to visitation and funeral due to my accident. Cannot walk yet. Take care and will think of you. Brad

L Leeya on Aug 1, 2022

You will be missed Val. It was a wonderful few months caring for you 💕

R Ro Ciraulo, Deb Driscoll, and the ProHealthCareMGA on Aug 1, 2022

Vickie, our thoughts and sympathies are with you and your family.Blooming Garden Basket was purchased for the family of Valerie Ann Bectel by Ro Ciraulo, Deb Driscoll, and the ProHealthCareMGA.

L Linda Pate-Quinn on Jul 31, 2022

May your heart and soul find peace and comfort. In memory of a loving and beautiful woman, Valerie, who always shined with a bright smile.Memorial Tree was purchased for the family of Valerie Ann Bectel by Linda Pate-Quinn.

R Ruth Yonkers, Laurie & Ken Mason, John & Kelly Yon on Jul 31, 2022

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.Memories to Treasure was purchased for the family of Valerie Ann Bectel by Ruth Yonkers, Laurie & Ken Mason, John & Kelly Yon.

B Barbara Firestone Ritsema on Jul 31, 2022

So sorry for your loss. Valerie was special to all who knew her and her husband and friend Jerry. The Class of 1954 is losing many members and we will miss them in thought of memories from long ago. Rest In Peace Valerie. Barbara Firestone Class of 1954

W William and Kimberly Bectel on Jul 31, 2022

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A Anonymous on Jul 31, 2022

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L Love, Kolina, Ian, AEin, Bruce, and kids! on Jul 30, 2022

Such an amazing lady! Going to missed.Sweetest Sunrise Bouquet was purchased for the family of Valerie Ann Bectel by Love, Kolina, Ian, AEin, Bruce, and kids!.

S Sandra Tawney Colella on Jul 30, 2022

We are so sorry for your loss. She was a very dear lady and she fought a good battle. I miss our talks😢. Love John and Sandy Colella

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