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William K. “Bill” Faber

05/27/1954
12/01/2023

William K. “Bill” Faber, age 69, was greeted at heaven’s gates on Friday, December 1, 2023, by many loved ones who had passed before him. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Anne Faber; his parents in-law, Bob and Hennie Buurma; and brother, Gary Faber. Bill is survived by his wife of 44 years, Yvonne Faber; children, Andrea Faber, Brandon Faber, Bradley Faber; brother, Tom (Lori) Faber; brother-in-law, Dan (Sandy) Buurma; and several nieces and nephews. He was a loving husband and devoted father with a great sense of humor. Bill spent his career in packaging sales and often mentored others that were new to the field. In his free time, he enjoyed golfing, hunting, sports, fast cars, and investing time and energy in his children. He especially loved watching his sons play baseball, helping his children with home projects, and his bird dogs.

Visitation will be held 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm on Sunday, December 10, 2023, at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49546. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, December 11, 2023, at Ada Bible Church, 1640 E Paris Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Kevin Baker officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Gilda’s Club of Lowell, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, or Ada Bible Church.

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Gilda’s Club of Lowell

ATTN: Lowell

1806 Bridge St. NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

or

St. Jude Children’s

Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place

Memphis, TN 38105-9959

or

Ada Bible Church

1640 E Paris Ave SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

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11 Responses

  1. The Faber family is an amazing and special family. Giving you our best and support during this time.

    Love,

    John and Megan Gignac

  2. The Gignac family prays for the Faber family. Our parents always enjoyed talking to your Dad during baseball games. May peace find you in this dark time.

  3. Working with Bill was a true pleasure. Always willing to help and share. I look forward to joining him one day again.

  4. Bill will be missed by all. Probably the nicest man period st work and always helped others. His wide open mouth laugh and sense of peace will always be my memory of Bill. Rest in PEACE brother.

  5. Bill Faber was one of my dearest loyal friends that I have ever had!! He was like a second father to me!! I was one of many that he mentored in the packaging business for over 20 years!!

    I have raised my 2 children by the way he lived his life respect, love and loyalty!

    The great sayings by the Legend (Listen here), I need to get a transfusion at the bank (Take money out) and many more that might not be PG material!!

    Bill was my Friend, and this stings right to the heart, I am just sorry I never told him how much he meant to me!!

    Yvonne Andrea Branden Brad thinking of you.

    Mike Waalkes

  6. To Bill’s wife Yvonne, their family and our friends Tom and Lori. Holding you all close in our prayers at this time and as you begin your new walk without Bill at your side. You have our sincerest condolences.

  7. I had the pleasure to work with Bill for a few decades.He was always a gentlemen with a good sense of humor.He will be missed.

  8. Bill, I’ll always fondly remember the pub lunches, exploring the Michigan back roads and of course deer camp. You will be missed my friend.

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Make a Contribution

Memorial Contributions

Gilda’s Club of Lowell

ATTN: Lowell

1806 Bridge St. NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

or

St. Jude Children’s

Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place

Memphis, TN 38105-9959

or

Ada Bible Church

1640 E Paris Ave SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49546