Veteran

Kevin C Fransen

Kevin C. Fransen, age 58, passed away after losing his third battle with cancer. He went peacefully at his home on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Kevin was born in Grand Rapids to Clyde and Reva Fransen on December 16, 1959. He attended Comstock Park ...

Maria T Galvan (Gomez)

April 20, 2018

Maria Teresa Gomez Galvan de Rodriguez, age 85, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. She was born on September, 26, 1932 to Isaias and Luciana (Galvan) Gomez in Guanajuato, Mexico. She is survived by her daughter, Serafin...

Evelyn L. Blaauw (Godfrey)

April 19, 2018

Evelyn L. Blaauw age 94 passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital. She was born January 31, 1924 in Big Rapids to Elroy and Edna (Akom) Godfrey. She married Sidney Blaauw on May 25, 1947 in Big Rapids. They moved to...

Arnold Tompkins

April 21, 2018

Arnold Robert “Rob” Tompkins age 41 passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2018 unexpectedly. He was born June 14, 1976 in Grand Rapids to Jerry and Jackie Tompkins. He is survived by his children, Robby and Kandace Tompkins, Sabastian Tompkins, Dale Tom...

Dorothy C. Cooper (Hosmer)

April 13, 2018

Dorothy Catherine Cooper, age 84, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital. She was born September 11, 1933 in Custer Township, Antrim County to Calvin and Edith (Williams) Hosmer. She was preceded in death by her ...

Florence J. Hoaglin (Snyder)

April 21, 2018

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE. Florence June Hoaglin age 85 passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Mercy Health St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born in Sparta to Francis and Daisy Snyder on June 3, 1932. She married Max Hoaglin. She was p...

Kaladin M. Hinson

Kaladin Martin Hinson, infant son of Kayla and Andrew Hinson, received his angles wings on March 29, 2018. Kaladin was born March 29, 2018 at 4:15 P.M., spent 3 hours with his parents, and then passed away at 7:15 P.M. He will be lovingly remembered ...

Veteran

George Platte

March 28, 2018

George “Bill” Platte, US Navy Retired, aged 95, passed away peacefully on March 25, 2018. Beloved dad, granddad, and great granddad, he was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Reta. His children are William (deceased), Jim, Bob and his wi...

Joan D Hansen (Dees)

Joan Dees Hansen, age 88, of Kent City, MI passed away peacefully on March 25, 2018 with her family at her side. She was born September 22, 1929 in Greensboro, NC, daughter of Julius and Vivian Dees of Bayboro, NC. She was preceded in death by h...

James J Soules

March 30, 2018

James Soules,age 30, was called home to heaven on March 24, 2018. He was born in Grand Rapids, Mi. to Joseph Soules and Laura Ranes/Bassett on July 19, 1987. James graduated from Sparta High School. He was actively involved in the Special Olympics, ...