Francis T. Staskiewicz

December 18, 2017

Francis “Frank” Thomas Staskiewicz age 99 years 353 days passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 while at his home at Stonebridge Manor in Walker. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Statkiewicz in 1999; his daughter, Franc...

David Alex Utley

December 11, 2017

David Alex Utley, age 58, passed away after a short and courageous battle with leukemia. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to James and Velma (Newland) Utley. A life-long resident of Sparta, Michigan, he graduated from Sparta High School in 197...

Jerald H Afton

December 9, 2017

Jerald H. Afton, 61, passed away peacefully in his favorite recliner on Friday evening, December 1, 2017 from complications of lung cancer. Surviving are his wife, Arlynn Afton, sons Gabriel (Caitlin) Afton; Joshua Afton; Daniel (Jaclyn) Jelens; Sist...

Thomas J. Vlaming

December 7, 2017

Thomas Joseph Vlaming age 75 passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 30, 2017 while at Metro Health Hospital in Wyoming. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 2, 1941 to Bernard J. and Ann Marie Corriden Vlaming. He married Marcella Joan Re...

Anthony J Shelton

December 7, 2017

Anthony James Shelton, age 32, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017. He succumbed to a quiet, insidious disease, Bi-polar Disorder. Tony made valiant efforts to manage his illness. He was a vibrant young man with a big smile, infectious laugh, and...

Craig A Helmer

December 4, 2017

Craig Allan Helmer, age 58, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Stanley and Roberta (Parsons) Helmer on June 17, 1959. He was a 1977 graduate of Sparta High School. He married Laura S...

Marsha Ann May (Walczewski)

December 1, 2017

Marsha A. (Walczewski) May, age 77, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, November 26, 2017 with her family by her side. She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on October 8, 1940 to Joe E. and Ann (Zurek) Walczweski. She was married to Thom...

Christina Gray Kent (Domina)

November 30, 2017

Christina Gray Domina-Kent, age 39, passed away from accidental injuries on Saturday, November 25, 2017. She was born in Morehead City, North Carolina on July 10, 1978 to Leonard F. Domina, Sr and Virginia Grey Domina. Christina enjoyed doing arts...

Loa Jane Mapes (Johns)

November 24, 2017

Loa Jane Mapes, age 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Metron of Cedar Springs. She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on October 14, 1928 to Harry and Georgia (Bell) Johns. She was married to Donald Mapes on March 12, 19...

James "Jim" A. Medley

It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to a loving father, husband, son, and brother. Jim passed away peacefully in bed next to his loving wife, Melissa. At only 50 years of age, he accomplished many great things. He leaves behind two cherish...