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Obituaries

June 7, 2013

Billy Kelderman

Funeral services for Billy Kelderman, of Knoxville, were held on Friday, May 31, 2013, at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home with Elder Bill McDonald officiating. Burial with Military Honors followed in the Graceland Cemetery. Musical selections of “Go Rest High on that Mountain”, “Peace in the Valley”, and “I’ll Hold You in My Heart” were shared. Casket bearers included Dennis Sorenson, Bill Thomas, Richard Vander Ecken, Bob Meador, Bob Roush and Les Beaver.

Billy Michael Kelderman was born Nov. 16, 1943, in Knoxville, the son of Willie and Kathryn (Glover) Kelderman.

He was raised in Knoxville and as a young man he entered the United States Coast Guard. Billy served his country four years and was honorably discharged in 1966 as a Quarter Master 2nd Class. He lived in the Quad Cities for a few years and then returned to Knoxville. He worked for his father as a handyman and eventually went to work for the Knoxville V.A. Hospital as a painter. He retired from the V.A. with over 30 years of service. On Nov. 4, 1994, he was united in marriage to Cheryl (Lenig) Van Dusseldorp.

In his spare time, Billy enjoyed attending the sprint car races, watching NASCAR and spending time with friends. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his family, especially the grandkids. He will be remembered for his friendly nature and his smile that would light up the room.

Billy passed away on Tuesday, May 28, at his home at the age of 69 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Ted.

Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Cheryl; children: Mike (Nancy) Kelderman of Knoxville, Kevin Kelderman of Oskaloosa, Shelly Kelderman of Knoxville, Sunnie (Lance) Palmitier of Ankeny, Shannon Van Dusseldorp and Jody Van Dusseldorp of Knoxville, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings: Margie (Johnny) Johnson of Oakridge, Tennessee, Larry (Bonnie) Swayne of Monroe and Richard (Sharon) Kelderman of Manning and many other family members and friends.

For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Knoxville Little League – Peewees. Online condolences may be left at BertrandFuneralHomes.com

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