Ricki Lynn Chowning
05/23/1948 - 12/28/2020
Obituary For Ricki Lynn Chowning
Ricki Lynn Chowning age 72 passed away peacefully on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Chestnut Fields Retirement Community in Muskegon with her family at her side. She was born May 23, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan to Richard I and Eleanor Hemenway. She graduated from Grand Valley and went on to Western Michigan University where she received her two Masters Degrees. She worked as a media specialist for Kent City and East Grand Rapids school districts and then went on to Ottawa I.S.D. and the REMC Association. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard I. and Eleanor Hemenway; her sister, Rebecca Denney. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Charles Wm. Chowning; her daughter, Sarah and David Goldner; son, Chris and Kate Chowning; grandchildren, Max, Emma, Isabella, Maddy, Gabby, Jackson, and Jordan; her sisters, Robin and David Petersen, Renee Hemenway; brothers, Richard II and Kathy Hemenway, Tim and Jane Hemenway; several nieces and nephews. As Ricki had requested cremation has taken place and a private family funeral service will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1100 Lake Drive S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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