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Peter “Petrus” Breeman

12/06/1934

09/11/2021

Peter “Petrus” Geradus Breeman, age 86 of Grand Rapids, passed away September 11, 2021. He is preceded in death by his sister, Louise Weers. Peter is survived by his children, David Breeman, Daniel Breeman, Kimberly (Brock) Williams, Scott Breeman, Michael (Shari) Breeman; grandchildren, Ashley, Shauna, Jacob, Nathan, Camden, Braylon; great-grandchildren, Ellijah, Elliott, Charlotte; although no longer married they remained close friends, Diane Breeman; several nieces and nephews. He proudly served his country in the United States Airforce, last stationed at Wurthsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda, Michigan. Peter was a do-it-yourself handyman. He was able to play the harmonica by ear and enjoyed listening to jazz. Peter took immense pride in his meticulous yard. He was a great listener and truly cared for others. He was conservative in his views and was patriotic. Visitation will be held from 10-11 AM on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. Funeral services will follow at 11 AM. Interment Fort Custer National Cemetery, 15501 Dickman Rd, Augusta, MI 49012 at 2:30 PM.

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6 Responses

  1. Dear David and Dan, please know that I am thinking of you and sending love and hugs at this difficult time.

  2. RIP Peter you were a good friend and your love for our country was contagious. Prayers for all the family.

  3. Peter, you will be greatly missed. Jesus has taken you home to glory. May the peace of the spirit surround your loved ones.

  4. Peter was a good friend of ours for many years. He came to so many of our karaoke shows and he loved to play his harmonica at them. Everyone was always amazed at the beautiful music that he made. Our hearts go out to the families. Rest in peace dear friend.

  5. Our heartfelt condolences to Peter Breeman’s family and Diane. In this sorrowful time, may you feel the light of the Lord’s presence and bring you peace. We are praying that you take comfort in the Lord’s love and His words. know that you are never alone, that He walks beside you even in the darkest times. In Psalm 34:18 KJV says: The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
    May God give you strength through this grieving time. Love and hugs.

  6. Peter, your kindness will be missed in this world. I can only imagine the beautiful songs you are playing on your harmonica in Heaven. RIP

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