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Obituary for Michael Arend Westerhuis

Michael Arend  Westerhuis
Michael Arend Westerhuis, 16, of Platte, SD passed away Thursday, September 17, 2015. Funeral Services are 11:00 A.M. Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Platte-Geddes Elementary School Gymnasium in Platte. A Private Family Committal Service will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family strongly encourages memorials in Michael’s honor be directed to: Westerhuis Family Memorial, c/o Platte-Geddes Community School, PO Box 140, Platte, SD 57369. (Checks made to: P-G School)

Michael Arend Westerhuis was born on August 5, 1999 to Scott and Nicole (Fish) Westerhuis in Platte, SD. He attended the tenth grade at Platte-Geddes Community High School and was a member of the First Reformed Church. Michael was a gifted athlete and performer, providing solos at many school events. He attended the Senior High Youth Group and was a true friend to many.

Michael was also a little on the quiet and reserved side. He had many great friends throughout the area. His dream was to kick for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Along with being an excellent athlete, Michael was also a talented musician. He was selected to sing in the Junior Honors Choir and played the trumpet.

Grateful for having shared in Michael’s life: his grandparents, George and Karen Fish of Platte, SD; his grandmother, Pat Westerhuis of Platte, SD; his great-grandfather, Floyd Beukelman of Sioux Falls, SD; along with aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

Michael was preceded in death by: his grandfather, Harm Westerhuis; an aunt, Gina Westerhuis and an uncle, Tim Fish. Also his parents, Scott and Nicole; brother, Connor; and two sisters, Jaeci and Kailey.

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