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Frederick Twiest

Male 1918 - 2001  (83 years)


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  • Name Frederick Twiest 
    Born 27 March 1918  Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 November 2001  Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Traverse City Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957
      Year: 1945; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: 7005; Line: 9
      Arrival date 18 Sep 1945, Le Havre, France to New York, NY
      146th armored Signal Co.
      Frederick Twiest Jr. 32.

      Social Security Death Index
      Fred Twiest. b. 27 Mar 1918, d. 29 Nov 2001. Last residence 49684 Traverse City, MI. Issued MI before 1951

      An obituary for Frederick Twiest appeared Friday 30 Nov 2001 in the Grand Rapids Press.

      Obituary form the Tranverse City Record-Eagle, 1 Dec 2001,
      http://archives.record-eagle.com/2001/dec/01obits.htm
            TRAVERSE CITY - Frederick Twiest, 83, of Traverse City, formerly of Grand Rapids, died Thursday at Grand Traverse Pavilions.
            Born March 27, 1918, in Grand Rapids, he was the son of Frederick Sr. and Theresa (Opdendyk) Twiest. On June 26, 1948, in Grandville, he married the former Dorothy J. Carlson, who survives.
            Fred was a graduate of Grandville High School. He served his country honorably with the United States Army. He later owned and operated Twiest Grocery Store in Grand Rapids together with his wife, Dorothy. After selling the store, he went to work for Meijers also in Grand Rapids, retiring in 1985. Fred was a member of Faith Reformed Church and the American Legion.
            Other survivors include his daughter, Diane (Mike) Wallman of Traverse City; brother, Albert (Wilma) Twiest of Grand Rapids; sister-in-law, Joyce Twiest; six grandchildren, Chris (Mitch) Shoobridge, Laura (Rusty) Darter, Sarah Twiest, Jeff Twiest, Bryan (Marissa) Wallman, and Brooke (John) Konya; four great-grandchildren, Jenna and Grace Shoobridge, and Keegan and Luc Wallman; and nieces and nephews.
            He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Robert Twiest on Oct. 13, 1999; and his sister, Florence Brenner.
            Funeral services will be held at Faith Reformed Church today at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Phillip Noordmans officiating. Burial will be in Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens.
            Memorial contributions may be directed to either the Alzheimer's Association of Northwest Michigan, 531 S. Union, Traverse City, MI 49684, or to the Grand Traverse Pavilions.
    Person ID I91865  Schirado
    Last Modified 27 May 2012 

    Father Frederick Twiest,   b. 4 April 1878, Nieuw Dordrecht (Emmen), Drenthe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 June 1956, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Theresa Opdendyk,   b. February 1888, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. October 1957, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Family ID F1356  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse D. J. (Private) Carlson 
    Children 
     1. D. (Private) Twiest
     2. Robert M. Twiest,   b. 1 September 1949,   d. 13 October 1999  (Age 50 years)
    Family ID F60478  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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