My Son


I miss your light and life, my dearest son.

Jonathan Alexander Dargis, age 18, of Zeeland, died on Thursday, February 24, 2011.

John was a 2010 graduate of Zeeland East High School where he was a member of the robotics team. He was currently attending Grand Rapids Community College.

He is survived by his parents, Jeff and Beth Dargis of Zeeland and his sister, Brea.
Patrick and Josephine Dargis of Fennville
David and Gail Paterik of Detroit
Great grandparents:
William and Peggy Bumford of Farmington Hills
Aunts and uncles:
Cristina Dargis of Westland
James and Tammy Dargis of Sterling Heights
Deborah and Nate Gambino of Dearborn Heights
He is also survived by 8 cousins and many great aunts, uncles and other family and friends.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at Faith Reformed Church, 220 West Central Avenue in Zeeland. Reverend Jonathan Elgersma will be officiating.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Lakeshore Memorial Services, 11939 James Street in Holland. Memorial contributions may be made to The Zeeland High School Robotics Team or Compassion International.

Here is a lovely article on my son:

Holland Sentinel

and here is his Memory Book.

I am taking until April off as far as the tips go, but start working with clients again on Friday. Helping others is the best way to get through grief.