March 16, 1957 - February 1, 2021
Richard “Rich” K. Virkstis age 63 of Grand Rapids passed away Monday February 1, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents Lillian “Rusty” and John “Jack” Virkstis. Rich will be deeply missed by his wife of 38 years Susan (Andrie) Virkstis; his daughter and son Sarah (Scott) Griswold and RJ (Briana) Virkstis; his precious grandchildren Hunter, Quincy and Jackson; his brothers Steven (Cindy), Bill (Molly) and Terry Virkstis; sisters in law Mary, Pattie and Teresa; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. Rich was a 1975 graduate of West Catholic High School and later from Grand Rapids Junior College. He retired from Knoll (formerly Westinghouse) after over 42 years of service. Rich was an avid hunter, fisherman and golfer, but most of all he loved being “Papa” to his grandchildren. Family was everything to him. If you knew Rich, you know he was a true Michigan fan, “Go Blue!” His family will receive visitors Friday February 5 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at the Arsulowicz Brothers Remembrance Mortuary 3525 Remembrance Rd NW due to Covid restrictions a private memorial service will follow. The Memorial Service will be livestreamed on the funeral home website at 4:00 PM.(Masks and Social Distancing are appreciated) A Celebration of Rich’s Life will be held at a later date. The family would like to thank Hospice of Holland for the compassionate care provided to Rich and his family. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Cancer and Hematology Centers (Lacks Cancer Center) or St. Anthony Church.
Richard “Rich” K. Virkstis age 63 of Grand Rapids passed away Monday February 1, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents Lillian “Rusty” and John “Jack” Virkstis. Rich will be deeply missed by his wife... View Obituary & Service Information
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