OBITUARY

Charlie Nelson Besteman

June 28, 2020April 2, 2021
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Charles “Charlie” Nelson Besteman was both a lover and fighter. During his 9 months, Charlie fought some of the hardest battles anyone could have imagined. On April 2nd, 2021 Charlie fought his final battle and went home to his eternal King, with his parents by his side. “Charlie Boy”, as he was affectionately called, was born on June 28th, 2020. He was loved deeply and will forever be his parents precious happy little boy. Charlie loved his horses and dogs, especially pulling his dog Luna’s hair when given the chance! He loved being outdoors, and always would giggle at the sound of his parents’ voice. His contagious smile and his infectious laugh will forever remain with those who knew sweet Charlie boy as a son, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend.

Charlie is survived by his adoring parents, Brandon and Kaylie Besteman, of Dorr, Michigan; loving grandparents Linda Webb, of Holland, MI, and Dave and Lori Besteman, of Hudsonville, MI; great-grandparents Earl and Velma Webb, of Banning, CA and Merle and Gertrude Tigelaar of Hudsonville, MI; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Charlie was preceded in death by his grandfather Rodney Webb, of Holland, MI.

A celebration of Charlie’s life will be held in the chapel at Central Wesleyan Church on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 at 11:00AM. Visitation will be held at Lakeshore Memorial on April 6th, 2021 from 5:00-7:00PM.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 6, 2021

  • Celebration of Life

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial

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Biography

Charles “Charlie” Nelson Besteman was both a lover and fighter. During his 9 months, Charlie fought some of the hardest battles anyone could have imagined. On April 2nd, 2021 Charlie fought his final battle and went home to his eternal King, with his parents by his side. “Charlie Boy”, as he was affectionately called, was born on June 28th, 2020. He was loved deeply and will forever be his parents precious happy little boy. Charlie loved his horses and dogs, especially pulling his dog Luna’s hair when given the chance! He loved being outdoors, and always would giggle at the sound of his parents’ voice. His contagious smile and his infectious laugh will forever remain with those who knew sweet Charlie boy as a son, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend.