KENT COUNTY, Mich. — Funeral arrangements have been made for a Kent County Sheriff’s deputy who passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday morning.
Paul Barquist, 46, suffered a heart attack while getting ready for his patrol shift. The newlywed had just walked down the aisle in June, becoming a step-father and grandfather.
Barquist’s funeral will take place on Saturday February 7, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Pius X Catholic Parish in Grandville.
Barquist was not only a U.S. military veteran, but also served 18 years with the Kent County Sheriff’s Department.
The family also has a fundraising page set up. You can CLICK HERE to donate to Paul’s widow and family.