Elwood Daniel "Dan" deBraal, 76, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Detroit, died Feb., 23, 2008. He was born Sept. 20,1931, in Detroit to Edward and Lillian (Holmer) deBraal. Mr. deBraal earned a master's degree in divinity from North Park Theological Seminary and a master's degree in history and English from the University of Michigan. He taught history for 28 years in Royal Oak. Mr. deBraal had a passion for genealogy, was proud of his Scandinavian and Dutch heritage, and was involved with his church. A memorial service Saturday, 11:30 a.m., will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2700 E. Fulton, Grand Rapids. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Trinity Lutheran Church. Arrangements by Memorial Alternatives. www.memorialalternatives.com.
Published in The Daily Tribune on March 6, 2008.
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