Gaylord "Gil" P. Gross, 86, of Spring Lake died Friday, April 28, 2000
in a Muskegon hospital. He was born Oct. 18, 1913 in St. Charles, Mich.
to William F. and Nellie A. (Conley) Gross and married Marion Davison on
March 30, 1937 in Davenport, Iowa.
James E. Russell, 47, of Spring Lake died unexpectedly Monday, April
24, 2000. He was born Aug. 21, 1952 in Chicago, Ill. to John R. and Jane
(Nettleton) Russell, III. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the
University of Arizona and was president...
Larry Thorpe Larry L. Thorpe, 49, of Fruitport died Thursday, April
27, 2000. He was born Nov. 22, 1950 in Allegan to Ralph and Marie (Jones)
Thorpe and married the former Cheryl Markham in Muskegon on March 27, 1986.
Mr. Thorpe owned and operated Service...
Edna Davison Edna L. Davison, 93, died Thursday, April 27, 2000 at
Lutheran Home in Fort Wayne, Ind. She was born in Chicago, Ill., was a
homemaker and member of Central Methodist Church in Muskegon. She was preceded
in death by her husband Voigt A. Davison...
Howard Garthwaite, 62, of Spring Lake died Thursday, April 27, 2000
at a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by VanZantwick
Bartels Kammeraad, Spring Lake....
Mary Buitenwert Mary Rose Buitenwert, 87, died Thursday, April 27,
2000 in Eustis, Fla. She was born in Grand Haven and moved to Eustis in
1986. Mrs. Buitenwert was a homemaker, a member of St. Mary of the Lakes
Catholic Church is Eustis, the American Legion...
Walter J. Galimore, 85, a summer resident of Grand Haven died Friday,
April 28, 2000 in Vero Beach, Fla. Mr. Galimore retired as office manager
of Hertel Plumbing and Heating in Grand Rapids where he worked for over
30 years. He enjoyed going to church at...
Howard L. Garthwaite, 62, of Spring Lake, died Thursday, April 27,
2000, at a local hospital. He was born April 16, 1938 in Grand Haven to
Paul C. and Hattie (Patterson) Garthwaite and married Rosemary Sirmeyer
Cary on Nov. 28, 1992 in Grand Rapids...
KIRKLAND, REV. DR. BRYANT MAYS New York City, N.Y. The Rev. Dr. Bryant
Mays Kirkland, Minister Emeritus, and for over 25 years the Senior Minister
of New York City's largest Presbyterian Church, died of heart failure in
Charlottesville, Virginia on East...
Walter C. Chaffee of Tucson, Ariz., former Tri-Cities Area resident
died April 9, 2000 in Tucson. He was born in Birmingham and was a graduate
of the University of Michigan with a degree in engineering. He married
Myra Mead of Rockford, Ill. and she died ...
Marie C. Kieft, 80, of Chelsea (formerly of Grand Haven) died Tuesday,
April 25, 2000 at Chelsea Community Hospital. Mrs. Kieft was born May 6,
1919 in Hanover, Ontario to John and Wilhemena (Blom) Hoedemaker. Her husband,
Howard Kieft, preceded her in death ...
Ranae J. Thompson, 43, of Grand Haven died unexpectedly Sunday, April
23, 2000, in a Grand Rapids hospital. She was born Sept. 28, 1956 to Joseph
and Theresa (Lakatos) Kuzniar in Muskegon. She was a 1974 graduate of Fruitport
High School and was a ...
Harriet L. Matthews
Harriet L. (McCall) Matthews, 71, of Grand Rapids, died Friday, June
9, 2000, following a courageous battle with Sclerdoerma. Ms. Matthews was
an active member of the Michigan State University and Pi Beta Phi Alumni
Clubs after she graduated with a bachelor's...
Gerald V. Linde, 73, of Crockery Township died Monday, June 5, 2000.
He was born January 12, 1927 in Chicago, Ill. to Coleman J. and Gracia
(Lockrey) Linde. Mr. Linde served in the US Navy during WWII, and earned
a Bachelor of Science Degree from Beloit College...
Bertha Boersen Bertha Boersen, 86, of Bentheim died Tuesday morning,
June 6, 2000 at Zeeland Community Hospital. She was preceded in death by
her husband, Marvin Boersen, in 1984 and an infant son. She was a member
of Bentheim Reformed Church...
Alice E. Williams, 80, of Ellettsville, Ind. died June 3, 2000 at her
residence. She was born April 2, 1920 in Spring Lake to Peter and Grace
(Dewitt) Vanderwall. She was a former employee of Michigan Fruit Cannery.
She was a member of Ellettsville Chris...
Anna R. Nienhuis, 84, of Grand Haven died Saturday, June 3, 2000. She
was born May 18, 1916 in Holland to John and Ida (Wyngarden) Van Zoeren;
and married Raymond Nienhuis in 1941, in Holland. He preceded her in death
in 1973. Mrs. Nienhuis had been an a...
CHARRON, MR. ARTHUR "ART" Husband of Charlotte Spring Lake On Saturday
morning, June 3, 2000, Art Charron had to be in heaven for an 11 a.m. Tee
Time. After a 3-year battle against cancer - he can at last enjoy the things
he loved with all the family and...
Walter Tiles Walter J. Tiles, 75, of Grand Haven died Thursday, May
25, 2000. He was born in Grand Haven on July 28, 1924 to Steve and Kate
(Drienko) Tiles. On July 14, 1956 he married Loretta Willliams. Mr. Tiles
was a master electrician and owned Tiles...
Timothy A. Gutowski, 56, of Spring Lake, Michigan died Friday afternoon,
May 26, 2000. He was born on April 1, 1944 in Detroit to Walter and Lucille
(Noga) Gutowski. He was a graduate of DeLaSalle High School in Detroit,
Michigan and attended the Lawrence...
Asa McReynolds Asa 'Ace' McReynolds, 66, of Melbourne, Fla. and formerly
of Waynesville, N.C. died May 22, 2000 in Melbourne. He was born Jan. 12,
1934 in Kirksville, Mo. to Willard McReynolds and Pauline (Epperson) McReynolds.
He is the retired owner/operator...
Jay E. Beebe, 62, of Grand Haven died Friday, June 2, 2000. He was
born Nov. 1, 1937 in Grand Haven , to Darwin H. and Agnes G. (Shashaguay)
Beebe and married Judy L. Lyons on Oct. 4, 1958 in Grand Haven. Mr. Beebe
was a lifelong area resident and worked ...
Barbara Pearson Barbara Ann Pearson, 63, of West Olive died Thursday,
June 1, 2000. She was born in Parma, Mo. on May 31, 1937 to Virgil and
Mary (Richardson) Edwards. On June 16, 1962 she married Frank Pearson in
New Buffalo, Mich. Mrs. Pearson was an ...
Claudia B. Huisinga, 86, of Grand Haven died Thursday, June 1, 2000.
She was born April 25, 1914 to John and Bessie (Czerney) Renhult in Chicago,
Ill.; and married Ralph F. Huisinga on August 13, 1937 in Chicago. They
had been married 48 years at the time...