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Hillside Cemetery
Tuesday December 8th, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Ivan Max Honeysett

Ivan Max Honeysett, age 82, of Plainwell, MI passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, December 5, 2020. He was born December 22, 1937 on the family farm in Plainwell to Claud and Hulda (Amick) Honeysett. On June 21, 1957 he was united in holy matrimony to the love of his life, Sadie Braamkolk. Together they raised three children. He worked at the Plainwell Paper Mill for forty years holding a number of various positions. Ivan enjoyed bowling, golfing, hunting, spending time at the family cabin in Moorestown, and most of all, attending the many activities of his children and grandchildren. He was preceded in his passing by his parents: Claud and Hulda; three infant siblings: Jay, Gene and Evelyn; and also brothers: Nolan and Erwin (Jack). Cherishing his loving memory are his wife: Sadie; children: Randal (Patty) Honeysett, Natalie (Leonard) Witt, and Gregory (Tammie) Honeysett; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. In accordance with Covid 19 restrictions, visitation was limited to family. A public graveside service was held at Hillside Cemetery on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Charles Post of Northern Heights Christian Reformed Church will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Northern Heights Christian Reformed Church at 1454 West E Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 or Hospice of Southwest Michigan. While visiting Ivan’s webpage at www.mccowensecord.com please sign the guestbook by lighting a candle, and/or sharing a memory with the family. The family is being assisted by the McCowen & Secord Funeral Home; Marshall-Gren Chapel, 120 S. Woodhams Street, Plainwell, MI 49080 (269-685-5881).

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Sorry for your lost. I remember serving him many hamburgers at our restaurant.

phil honeysett Dec 17 2020 1:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ivan Honeysett

Terri Lott Dec 12 2020 1:53 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ivan Honeysett

Gayle L Veld-Sanders Dec 9 2020 12:10 PM

Mrs. Honeysett, Randy, Natalie, & Greg , Im sorry for the loss of your husband & father. My prayers & thoughts are with you. Good Bless. Mike Chase

Michael Chase Dec 8 2020 5:20 PM

It was a privilege and an honor to have known Ivan. He will be greatly missed. Men's CC team/Scott Evans

Scott Evans Dec 8 2020 9:57 AM

Simply Elegant Spathiphyllum was purchased for the family of Ivan Max Honeysett.

Dec 8 2020 9:23 AM

:heart:. A man I was always proud to call my Dad! Love you .... :heart:.

Natalie Dec 8 2020 8:51 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this most difficult time. I know you all have many wonderful memories to cherish. Rest in peace Ivan. Dave & Lesa Sanchez

Lesa Sanchez Dec 7 2020 6:45 PM

Sadie and family, so sorry to hear that we lost another member of our class of 1956. We enjoyed Ivan's company, he was so easy to be with. We will miss him. Tony and Pat Gless :tennis:

Tony and Pat Gless Dec 7 2020 2:56 PM

My prayers are with you and your family Sadie. I never saw Ivan without a smile, he was always making our bowling team hysterical with his jokes, may all your memories bring you some comfort.

Emily Hornev Dec 7 2020 11:44 AM

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