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    Carol Gleason

    Carol Gleason Carol Ann Gleason, age 73, of Gowen, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids.  The daughter of Mark Merlin & Hazel Helen (Hein) Brock, she was born on June 22, 1945 in Sault Sainte Marie.  After graduating high school, she attended Baker College in Muskegon and earned an associates degree. She then worked in the office at the former Electrolux Home Products in Greenville, eventually transferring to the production f…

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    Debra Steed

    Debra Steed Debra Steed, age 64, of Lakeview, passed away Monday morning, March 4, 2019 at home under the loving care of her family and Spectrum Health Hospice.  The daughter of Carlotta (Manley) Bignell & William Hauser, she was born on February 8, 1955 in St. Petersburg, Florida. On June 7, 1980, she married James Edward Steed and together, they enjoyed nearly 39 years of marriage.  Debra retired as a supervisor from General Motors Fisher Body plant after 28 years of serv…

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    Julia Hawes

    Julia Hawes Julia Hawes, age 82, of Greenville, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 surrounded by her family in Greenville.  The daughter of Frank & Opal (Bailey) Lintz, she was born on July 30, 1936 in Kenton, Ohio.   A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, Julia had also been a member of the Ladies Auxiliaries at the Ray I. Booth American Legion Post 101 in Greenville and the Lester J. Sitts Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5065 in Sheridan. She was a devoted fan of the Detro…

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    Ronald Brown

    Ronald Brown Ronald Richard Brown, age 87, of Greenville, passed away Friday, March 1, 2019 at Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids.  The son of Samuel & Beatrice Beverly (Olger) Brown, he was born on January 7, 1932 in Greenville.  A proud veteran of the United States Army, after his discharge Ronald continued to serve in the Michigan National Guard.  On September 9, 1950, in Ionia, he married Lucienna Mae McCusker and together they raised four daughters an…

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    Linda Kazemier

    Linda Kazemier Linda Sue Kazemier, age 57, of Lowell, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Faith Hospice Trillium Woods in Byron Center.  The daughter of Robert Dean & Janice Marie (Russ) Grames, she was born on February 3, 1962 in Grand Rapids.   Honoring her wishes, cremation will take place.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Linda’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please… Linda Sue Kazemier, age 57, of&…

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    Thomas Michalski

    Thomas Michalski Thomas Edwin Michalski, age 71, of Reed City, passed away at home.  The son of Raymond Frederick & Florence Theressa (Dubrianski) Michalski, he was born on December 10, 1947 in Fremont.   Honoring his wishes, cremation will take place.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Tom’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:  www.ChristiansenCares.com Arrangements were entrusted to Christianse…

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    Edward Carley

    Edward Carley Edward Lee Carley, age 73, of Lowell, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2019 at the Laurels of Kent in Lowell.  Born on August 6, 1945, he was a Vietnam veteran and  proudly served with the United States Air Force. Committal services, with military honors, are at  12:00 noon on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Fort Custer National Cemetery, 15501 Dickman Road, Augusta. To sign Edward’s online guest book or to share a favorite memory, please… Edward…

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    Francis Jones

    Francis Jones Francis Daniel Jones, age 85, of White Cloud, formerly of Greenville, passed away Monday morning, February 18, 2019 at Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids.  The son of Emerald L. & Irene Alfreda (Hansen) Jones, he was born on July 31, 1933 in Greenville and was a graduate of Greenville Senior High School.  He then proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War and while home on leave he married Doris Mae Yanke on October 16, 1953 in…

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    Raina Cudahy

    Raina Cudahy Raina Lynn Cudahy, age 62, of Lansing passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at the Hospice House of Mid-Michigan in Lansing.  She fought and lost her battle with cancer with courage and determination. Born on February 9, 1957 in Wakefield, Michigan, Raina had a wonderful childhood enjoying skiing, skating and swimming. She loved music, especially Christmas music, and cheeseburgers were her favorite food. She attended Charter House of Lansing where she enjoye…

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    Deborah Schoner

    Deborah Schoner Deborah Lynn Schoner, age 63,  a vibrant soul with a strong personality who left us way too soon on February 11, 2019.  She was born on September 9, 1955.  She lit up any room she entered, even when it became a struggle to get around and participate. She was always eager to help anyone who needed it, regardless of how difficult the problem. She loved the challenge and delighted in the satisfaction of making things easier for others. She found the most joy in lif…

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    Maxine Edgerly

    Maxine Edgerly Maxine Edgerly, age 94, of Lakeview, passed away Sunday morning, February 3, 2019 at Spectrum Health-Kelsey Hospital, Lakeview.  Memorial services will be announced in the spring.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Maxine’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:  www.ChristiansenCares.com Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville.   Maxine Edgerly, age 94, …

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    Samuel Darling, Jr.

    Samuel Darling, Jr. Samuel Duane Darling, Jr., age 63, of Greenville, formerly of Lansing and Tennessee, died Thursday, January 31, 2019 at his brother’s home in Greenville under the loving care of his family and Spectrum Health Hospice. The son of Diane Mildred (Gongaware) & Samuel Duane Darling, Sr., he was born on August 13, 1955 in Lodi, California.  Sam was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving during the Vietnam War.  He retired from General Motors in …

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    Michael Mansfield, Sr.

    Michael Mansfield, Sr. Michael William Mansfield, Sr., age 63, of Greenville, died unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Arrangements are pending and incomplete at this time.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Michael’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:  www.ChristiansenCares.com Arrangements are entrusted to Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, exclusive providers of Veterans Funeral Care. Michael William Ma…

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    Ernest Adams

    Ernest Adams Ernest Adams, 62, made his transition into the loving arms of his Heavenly Father on January 20, 2019 at Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids. Ernest is survived by his wife, Betty Adams, of 29 years, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and his brother Dwayne (Caroline) Adams, his sister Liz Snyder, and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by his parents Clarence and Thelma Adams, his sister and brother-in-law Vivian (Robert) Allen, his brother Herbert Adams and bro…

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    Richard “Dick” Chadwick

    Richard “Dick” Chadwick Richard “Dick” Chadwick, age 87, of Greenville, formerly of Stanton, passed away early Friday morning, February 1, 2018 at home under the loving care of his family and Heartland Hospice.  The son of Albert Stephen & Laura (Petersen) Chadwick, he was born on April 22, 1931 in Ionia.  Following his graduation from Stanton Agricultural High School, he served in the Michigan National Guard.  He then served in the United States Army in the Korean Conflict…

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    Paul Beebe

    Paul Beebe Paul Charles Beebe, age 62, of Wyoming, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s in Grand Rapids.  The son of Lovie K.  (Nichols) & Edward Eugene Beebe, he was born on May 9, 1956 in Waukegan, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lovie K. Beebe and a half-brother, Dennis Nichols.  Surviving are his father, Ed & Diane Beebe; four siblings, Lovie P. Beebe, Janice & Bill Kossen, Annette & Joe Seif, and Scott &…

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    Robert Boersma, Jr.

    Robert Boersma, Jr. Robert A. Boersma, Jr., age 64, died Thursday, December 27, 2018 at his home in Kalamazoo.   The son of Lorna Lee (Campbell) & Robert Allen Boersma, Sr., he was born on October 19, 1954 and served honorably in the United States Army. Committal services, with military honors, are at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Fort Custer National Cemetery, 15501 Dickman Road, Augusta. To sign Robert’s online guest book, please… Robert A. Boersma, Jr., age 64…

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    George Miller

    George Miller George L. Miller, age 82, died Friday, December 28, 2018 at MediLodge of Westwood.  The son of Ervin & Madge Miller, he was born on October 18, 1936 in Detroit and  served honorably in the United States Air Force. Committal services, with military honors, are at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Fort Custer National Cemetery, 15501 Dickman Road, Augusta. To sign George’s online guest book, please visit:  www.ChristiansenCares.com Arrangements ar…

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    Chad Zoellner

    Chad Zoellner Chad Allen Zoellner, age 34, of Greenville, formerly of Kent City, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 29, 2018.  The son of Brenda Lee (Kenney) & Robert Allen Zoellner, he was born on September 29, 1984 in Grand Rapids.  Chad had worked as a carpenter in the construction trades and loved camping, hunting, bonfires, but most of all enjoyed time spent just “hanging” with friends and family. Surviving are his parents, Brenda & Scott Corwin of… C…

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    Sally Ramirez

    Sally Ramirez Sally Ann Ramirez, age 73, formerly of Lansing, passed away Sunday evening, December 30, 2018, with her loving family by her side at Spectrum Health-United Hospital in Greenville. The daughter of Forest & Opal Dorothy (Titus) Wendling, she was born on March 9, 1945, in Monterey, California.  On November 21, 1964, in Lansing, she married Jorge V. Ramirez and together they raised five children and enjoyed 54 years of marriage.  A devoted wife, mother, and grandm…

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    Suzette Hawkins

    Suzette Hawkins Suzette Marie Hawkins, age 44, of Greenville, died unexpectedly on December 31, 2018 at her home.  The daughter of Deborah (Swanchara) & Donald Hawkins, she was born on January 24, 1974 in St. Johns and attended Ovid-Elsie Public Schools.  Suzette earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ferris State University, she worked for over a decade at Spectrum Health-United Hospital, and was employed as a registered nurse at  DaVita Greenville Dialysis.  …

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    Timothy Wonsey

    Timothy Wonsey Timothy Marc Wonsey, age 51, of Greenville, passed away unexpectedly on January 1, 2019. The son of Eddie Wonsey and Eileen Langworthy, he was born on June 17, 1967, in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Tim was a jack of all trades working various jobs, most recently he worked at Dicastal and then as a roofer for a friend of the family. He was always busy when not working, hanging out with his family and friends playing some of his favorite games, darts and horseshoes. He was a beloved…

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    Brandy Proctor-Wilcox

    Brandy Proctor-Wilcox Brandy Jo Proctor Wilcox, age 42, passed away Friday evening, January 4, 2019 under the loving care of her family and Spectrum Health Hospice after a brief illness.   The daughter of Michael & Elizabeth Kay (Moore) Wilcox, she was born on May 28, 1976. Survivors include her husband, Dale R. Proctor;  her children, David Loveless, Kayla Loveless, Jordan Proctor, and Marshal Proctor;  and a grandson, Jace Raterink. Honoring her wishes, cremation wil…

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    Mary Allen

    Mary Allen Mary Margaret Allen, age 74, of Sheridan, passed away Sunday evening, January 6, 2019 at her home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of Michigan.  The daughter of John Peter & Mary Margaret (O’Hara) Ortman, she was born on April 30, 1944 in Detroit. On January 10, 1962, in Newport News, Virginia, she married Clarence Michael “Mike” Allen while he was serving with the U.S. Navy.  Together they raised five children and would have celebrated their… Mary Ma…

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    William “Bill” Miller

    William “Bill” Miller William M. “Bill” Miller, age 85, of Sidney, passed away Thursday afternoon, January 10, 2019 under the loving care of his family and Spectrum Health Hospice at his daughter’s home.  The son of Ivah (Benton) & William Miller, Sr., he was born on March 31, 1933 at the family home in Montcalm Township. On February 8, 1952, at Sheridan, he married Wilma M. Dick and together they raised three children and enjoyed nearly 42 years of marriage until Wilma passed away o…

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    Cynthia Robertson

    Cynthia Robertson Cynthia Lee Robertson, age 69, of Greenville, passed away Monday, October 1, 2018 at home under the care of her family and Spectrum Health Hospice.  The daughter of Earnest & Pearl (Warner) Klingensmith, she was born on October 2, 1948 in Lansing.  On August 9, 1999, in Belding, she married Kenneth R. Robertson. She was preceded in death by her parents and three siblings, John, Bud and Patricia. Surviving are her husband of 19 years, Kenneth; two daug…

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    Kenneth Larsen

    Kenneth Larsen Kenneth Eugene Larsen, age 82, of Stanton, passed away Friday, September 28, 2018 at home under the care of  Spectrum Health Hospice and with his loving family at his side.  The son of Leonard H. & Bernadine Elizabeth (Thompson) Larsen, he was born on July 12, 1936 in Trufant.   Ken was a proud veteran, serving with the U.S. Army during Vietnam.  On October 15, 1976, in Greenville, he married Linda Kay Byington and together they enjoyed almost …

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    Paul Tompsett

    Paul Tompsett Paul Willard Tompsett, age 89, of Trufant, passed away Saturday evening, September 29, 2018 at Lakeview Terrace Assisted Living under the care of  Spectrum Health Hospice and with his loving family at his side.  The son of Charles Raymond & Ellen Marie (Christiansen) Tompsett, he was born on September 14, 1929 in Maple Valley Township.   Paul was a proud veteran of the Korean War era, serving with the U.S. Army and was stationed in Alaska.  On N…

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    Patricia Richards

    Patricia Richards Patricia Fae Richards, age 68, of Carson City, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor after a year long battle with pancreatic cancer.  The daughter of  Paul Gerald & Ellen Elizabeth (Anderson) Flowers, she was born on June 30, 1950, in Alma .   On April 15, 1988, in Carson City, she married David J. Richards and together they enjoyed over thirty years of marriage and raised two children. …

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    Clyde Cooper, Jr.

    Clyde Cooper, Jr. Clyde S. Cooper Jr, age 94, of Ionia passed away at his home under the care of his family and Spectrum Health Hospice on Friday, September 28, 2018.  The son of Clyde Sr. and Iva (King) Cooper, he was born on October 27, 1923 in Carson City.  On December 24, 1942, he married Maxine Dehart.  After Maxine’s passing in 1988, he married Evelyn Freed in 1991. A proud veteran, Clyde served as an Army Medic during World War II.  He was a master plumber and owner…

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    Brent Starkweather

    Brent Starkweather Brent Kevin Starkweather, age 50, of Belding, passed away unexpectedly on September 26, 2018 at home. The son of Bruce Starkweather & Helen (Morrison) Hyatt, he was born on April 29, 1968 in Grand Rapids.  He was preceded in death by his father, Bruce Starkweather on December 31, 2017 and his brother, Brad Starkweather on November 28, 2017.  Surviving are his children  Kara, Kevin & Kyle Seely; his mother, Helen Hyatt; a sister, Brenda & Ray Jense…

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    Kelly Thiel-Kanouse

    Kelly Thiel-Kanouse Kelly May Thiel-Kanouse, age 45, of Hersey, passed away Friday, September 14, 2018 at home under the care of her family and Spectrum Health Hospice.  The daughter of Ronald J. and Patricia M. (Steward) Thiel, she was born on May 4, 1973 in Reed City. Honoring her wishes, cremation will take place.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Kelly’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please… Kelly May Thiel-Kanouse, age …

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    Daniel Martin

    Daniel Martin I was given the gift of life on July 6, 1951 via my late parents, Don and Ruth Downs Martin of Alma, Michigan.  My life was full of family, laughs, a few sorrows, but always love and laughter!  Favorite activities early in life were heckling my four siblings,  Kris Martin Kemler (John Kemler) of Alma, David Martin (Nancy Tripp Martin) of Alma, Kathy Martin Haeft of New Boston and Kim Martin of New Boston.  Marriage to my one and only, Margie (Shutt) Mart…

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    Alfred Marlin, Sr.

    Alfred Marlin, Sr. Alfred Lee Marlin, Sr., age 72, of Greenville, passed away Saturday evening, September 22, 2018 after a short battle with cancer at his home under the loving care of his family and Spectrum Health Hospice.  The son of Frank Alfred & Ida Jane (Benner) Marlin, he was born on February 22, 1946.  In 1967 he married Bonnie Jean Campbell and together they raised two sons.  Al retired from the former Tower Automotive and always enjoyed meeting and visi…

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    Irma Cavanaugh

    Irma Cavanaugh Irma Cavanaugh, age 87, passed away Thursday evening, September 13, 2018 in the emergency room at Spectrum Health-United Hospital in Greenville.  Arrangements are pending and incomplete at this time.  Arrangements are entrusted to Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville. Irma Cavanaugh, age 87, passed away Thursday evening, September 13, 2018 in the emergency room at Spectrum Health-United Hospital in Greenville.  Arrangements are pending and incomplete… View

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    J.C. Jones

    J.C. Jones J.C. Jones, age 80, of Hersey, passed away Monday, September 10, 2018 at home under the loving care of his family and Spectrum Health Hospice.  The son of Arthur B. & Ruth W. (McKee) Jones, he was born on October 16, 1937 in Cedar Springs.  On May 5, 1962 in South Bend, Indiana, he married Kay Lynn Van Singel, who survives.   Honoring his wishes, cremation will take place.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign J.C.’s onl…

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    Cheryl Merritt

    Cheryl Merritt Cheryl Lynn Merritt, age 61, of Greenville, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Spectrum Health-ButterworthHospital in Grand Rapids.  The daughter of Alfred & Julia (Lintz) Hansen, she was born on September 5, 1957 in Greenville.  Cheryl was extremely proud to work as a paraprofessional at Greenville High School and last year was honored with  a “Make A Difference” award from the… C…

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    Opal Fugitt

    Opal Fugitt Opal May Fugitt, age 74, of Greenville, passed away early Saturday morning, September 8, 2018 at Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital from injuries received in an automobile accident.  The daughter of Clarence & Linda “Esther” (Sisson) Rohn, she was born on April 4, 1944 in Stanton.  Opal retired from the former Electrolux Home Products after 38 years of service.  On December 15, 1991, at the… Opal May Fugitt, age 74, of…

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    Rix Landheer

    Rix Landheer Rix Roger Landheer, age 83, of Lowell, formerly of Jenison, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital under Hospice care.  The son of Albert & Carrie (Frazee) Landheer, he was born on January 17, 1935 inGrand Rapids and graduated from Godwin High School.  On August 5, 1961, in Grand Rapids, he married Eleanor J. “Ellie” Dertien and together they raised two children and enjoyed 57….