Donna J Whitney

February 20, 2018

Donna Jean Whitney, age 72, went home to meet her Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 15, 2018. She was welcomed into this world on June 1, 1945 by William and Geraldine (Church) Whitney. Donna grew up in Sparta and graduated from Sparta High Sch...

Marie T Schneider (Zawacki)

February 22, 2018

Marie T. Schneider, age 87, was called home to heaven on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. She was born in Toledo, Ohio on September 7, 1930 to Theodore and Helen Zawacki. She graduated from Catholic Central High School in Toledo and later moved to Spa...

Clare Mosher

February 10, 2018

Clare Mosher, age 88, of White Cloud passed away on February 7, 2018. He was born in Sparta, Michigan on January 26, 1930 to Claude and Eva Mosher, Sr. Clare is survived by his children, Kathy and Kevin Dausman, Debbie and Dave Bennett, Roxanne and...

Alvin L. Rupert

Alvin Rupert, age 80, of Sparta passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Spectrum Health Butterworth. He was born to Gordon and Julia (Haglund) Rupert on August 1, 1937. He was a graduate of South High School and married Susan Moroski...

Gerarda Van Rijs (Heij)

February 6, 2018

Gerarda “Grace” Van Rijs age 95 of Kent City passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, February 2, 2018 with her family at her side. She was born Feb. 7, 1922 in the Netherlands to Peter and Clazine Heij. She was preceded in death by her husb...

Joseph E Bailey

February 3, 2018

Joseph Edward Bailey, age 54, of Marne passed away unexpectedly on January 29, 2018. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on June 23, 1963 to Ulvert and Roberta (Clay) Bailey. Joe graduated from Sparta High School. He married Janine Schneider in 20...

Barbara Jean Carnes (Ashley)

January 30, 2018

Barbara Jean Carnes age 67 passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Mercy Health St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born December 9, 1950 in Grand Rapids to Robert D. Ashley Sr. and Ruth Alma Ashley Spillman. She attended Kenowa High School...

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Robert L Anderson

February 10, 2018

Robert Anderson, age 88, of Grand Rapids passed away peacefully on January 25, 2018 after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Lois Anderson, and by his best friend, Donald Reed. He is survived by his daughter, Mary (Su...

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Eugene Louis Witt

Eugene Louis Witt age 89 passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at his home with his family at his side. He was born January 6, 1929 in Luther, Michigan to Willard and Alice Sangor Witt. He graduated from Kent City High School and went o...

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Carl L Langford

Carl Leroy Langford, age 78, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018. He was born on July 13, 1939 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Burhl and Marion (Bos) Langford. He attended South High School, Ferris State for Pharmacy and proudly served in the US A...