Bert Scholts

June 27th, 1919 to August 17th, 2014
Bert Scholts, 95, of Marysville, passed away peacefully at home, Sunday, August 17, 2014.

He was born June 27, 1919 in Holland, the Netherlands to the late Jacob and Fem Scholts.

He married Catharina Demole on December 9, 1942 in Holland. They came to the United States in 1954. They bought a home in Ferndale, MI, where they raised their two son’s. Upon Bert’s retirement they moved to Rochester Hills where they resided until Catharina’s death on October 1, 2004. Bert then moved to Marysville and resided with his son and daughter-in-law until his death.

He is survived by two sons, Robert (Claire) Scholts of Marysville, MI and Fred (Susan) Scholts of Irons, MI; five grandchildren, Jim (Dana) Scholts, Kevin (Kelly) Scholts, Karen Lisiecki, Megan and Zachary Scholts; eight great-grandchildren, Austin, Shyenne, Cameron and Taylor Scholts, Kyle, Logan, and Gavin Lisiecki, and Gage Duncan; extended family, three granddaughters, Brenda Smith, Patricia Alexander, and Michelle Carrothers; seven great grandchildren, Jeff, Amber, Jamie, Justin, Therese, Tara, and Tonya; six great-great grandchildren, Clayton, J.J., Joey, Keyona, Sophia, and Skylar. Bert was preceded in death by his loving wife of 63 years, Catharina; his parents; a sister, Annie; and a daughter-in-law, Candace Scholts.

Cremation has taken place at Bert’s wishes. A private family service will be held at a later date.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Blue Water Hospice.

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