|Harold Hansen - Friday, August 10, 2001
Harold R. Hansen, 81, of Spring Lake died Monday, Aug. 6, 2001. He
was born Jan. 23, 1920 to Richard H. and Anna (Christiansen) Hansen in
Rockford, Ill. He married his first wife, Helen Lucille Burris, on June
6, 1946 and she preceded him in death in March...
George and Dorothy Melcher - Wednesday, August 8, 2001
George Melcher, 79, and Dorothy Melcher, 78, died together on Sunday,
Aug. 5, 2001 in Grand Haven. George was born on April 14, 1922 to Wilhelm
and Gertrude (Munch) Melcher in Grand Haven. He served his country in the
United States Army in the Air Corp in...
Claude Roberts - Wednesday, August 8, 2001
Claude Wilfred Roberts, 75, of Grand Haven died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2001.
He was born May 19, 1926 to David R. and Sadie (Scholtta) Roberts in Detroit
and married Mary Lee Bosworth Nov. 6, 1954, in South Bend, Ind. He moved
to Grand Haven from Royal Oak in 19...
Amy (Groeneveld) Casto - Wednesday, August 8, 2001
Amy Louise Casto, 38, of Muskegon died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2001 at her
home. She was born in Grand Haven on April 19, 1963 to Louis Groeneveld
and Kathy (Clark) Keech. Ms. Casto was a member of Kainay Community Church.
She loved to sing, play the guitar, ...
Marcella 'Marcie' Royce - Tuesday, August 7, 2001
Marcella N. "Marcie" Royce, 78, of Muskegon, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2001
in Grand Rapids. She was born July 5, 1923 in Muskegon to Andrew L. and
Nora (Hickey) Ross and was a life resident of the area. On June 10, 1944,
she married Erwin L. Royce in Muskegon...
Nadie King - Tuesday, August 7, 2001
Nadie E. King, 88, of Spring Lake died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2001 at a
local hospital. She was born April 22, 1913 to Joseph and Katherine (Bilansky)
Domanchuk in Chicago, Ill. and married Louis King on June 21, 1941 in Grand
Haven. He preceded her in death in...
Frank Wesley - Tuesday, August 7, 2001
Frank E. "Red" Wesley, 89, of Grand Haven died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2001
at his home. He was born Dec. 18, 1911 to Frank E. and Lulu (Lee) Wesley
in Chicago, Ill. and married Bertha Charon on June 30, 1956 in Grand Haven.
Mr. Wesley served in the U.S. Army during...
Henrietta 'Etta' Teitsma - Tuesday, August 7, 2001
Henrietta "Etta" Teitsma died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2001. At age 94, she
was an active resident at Edison Manor. She is a former resident of Spring
Lake and member of Spring Lake Christian Reformed Church. She was preceded
in death by her husband of 63 1/2 years...
Ronald Van Huis - Tuesday, August 7, 2001
Ronald Edward Van Huis, 69, of Grand Haven died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2001
at North Ottawa Community Hospital. He was employed as a truck driver for
over 30 years with Holland Motor Express until his retirement in 1987.
Survivors include: wife of 49 years Phyllis...
Ruth Ann Judith (Poplawski) Poplaski - Monday, August 6, 2001
Ruth Ann Judith (Poplawski) Poplaski, 75, of Spring Lake, died Friday,
Aug. 3, 2001, in Muskegon. She was born Feb. 27, 1926 to Alexander and
Anna (Agacinski) Poplawski in Grand Rapids. Miss Poplaski earned a Bachelor
of Science Degree from Western Michigan...
Roger and Vivian Bolling - Monday, August 6, 2001
BOLLING, MR. ROGER MRS. VIVIAN A memorial service will be held on Sunday,
August 5, 2001 at 2 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church
in Grand Haven to celebrate the lives of Roger and Vivian Bolling who both
passed away during the past three ...
Ellen Ketner - Monday, August 6, 2001
Ellen G. Ketner, 74, of Spring Lake (formerly of Paisley, Fla.) passed
away Thursday, August 2, 2001 at her home surrounded by her family. She
was born July 20, 1927 to Walter and Josephine (Kerivan) Beyer in Chicago,
Ill.; and married Grant H. Ketner Sr...
James Thibault - Monday, August 6, 2001
James A. Thibault, 47, of Grand Haven died Monday, July 30, 2001 at
a local hospital. He was born Aug. 9, 1953 to Richard L. and Ellen A. (Mannesto)
Thibault in Petoskey. Mr. Thibault moved to the area with his parents in
1962 and had been a tool and die...
Justin Borgman - Monday, August 6, 2001
Justin Borgman Justin Borgman, 18, of Grand Rapids died Thursday, Aug.
2, 2001 from accidental injuries. Justin enjoyed the out of doors, and
hunting and fishing with his dad. Survivors include his father, William
"Bill" Borgman, Grand Rapids; mother, C...
Rev. Glen Bradford - Friday, December 21, 2001
Rev. Glen H. Bradford, 88, of Spring Lake Township died Friday morning,
Dec. 21, 2001 at his residence. Rev. Bradford was born March 9, 1913 in
Winnepeg, Mo. to Herbert and Odelia MacFarland Bradford. In 1937, he was
united in marriage to Dolly Marquess in...
Rudolph Selgert - Friday, December 21, 2001
Rudolph "Rudy" W. Selgert, 85, of Grand Haven died Thursday, Dec. 20,
2001, at a local hospital. He was born Aug. 15, 1916 to William Otto and
Hulda (Rode) Selgert in Cleveland, Ohio; and married Mary M. Newlon on
Oct. 22, 1938 at Our Lady of the Angels ...
Hazel Roeder - Friday, December 21, 2001
Hazel I. Davis Roeder, 88, of Bloomington, Ill. and formerly of Watseka,
Ill., died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001 at her home. She was born Jan. 28, 1913
in Gilman, Ill. to Mark and Susie Emma McIntosh Davis. She married Stuart
Delmer Roeder, M.D., on June 18, ...
Ora Marvel Cook - Thursday, December 20, 2001
COOK, ORA MARVEL Cedarburg, Wis. (Formerly of Beulah, Mich.) Ora "Bud"
M. Cook, age 91, of Cedarburg, Wis. and formerly of Beulah, Mich., died
Monday, Dec. 17, 2001. Ora was born to David Alva and Myrtle Cook in July
of 1910. He is survived by his children...
Evelyn Sytsma - Wednesday, December 19, 2001
Evelyn A. Sytsma, 82, of Grand Haven died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001,
at her home in Robinson Township. She was born on Dec. 3, 1919, to George
and Fannie (Elersma) Tornga in Ada and married Simon Sytsma on Oct. 14,
1939, in Ada. Mrs. Sytsma moved here from...
Mark Lucas - Wednesday, December 19, 2001
Mark A. Lucas, 49, of Grand Haven died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001 at home.
He was employed by the Grand Haven Meijer and was a member of the Grand
Haven Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. He is survived by his mother,
Vera Lucas; brothers, David (Veronica)...
Vera Hallman - Wednesday, December 19, 2001
Vera Irene Hallman, 76, of Indiana died Monday, Dec. 17, 2001 at the
United Methodist Memorial Home-Warren in Indiana. She was born March 25,
1925 to Elisha and Irene (Murlin) Losh. She married Frank Hallman on Jan.
1, 1981 in Michigan. She was formerly ...
Mike Lasko - Wednesday, December 19, 2001
Mike Lasko, 84, of Muskegon died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001, at his home.
He was born March 7, 1917, to John and Julia (Honich) Lesick in Muskegon
and married Marcella Ann Benkert on April 29, 1939, in Coopersville. Mr.
Lasko had been a lifelong area resident...
Randall Thompson - Tuesday, December 18, 2001
Randall Henry Thompson, 79, of Luther died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001
at his home. He was born July 30, 1922 in Pontiac to Andrew Milton Thompson
and Eva (Reynolds) Thompson. Mr. Thompson attended St. Mary's Lake Leelaunaw
Schools for 11 years and then transferred...
John Ketcham - Tuesday, December 18, 2001
John Henry Ketcham "Jack," 84, of Spring Lake died Dec. 13, 2001 at
home. He was born July 24, 1917 in Chicago, Ill. He was preceded in death
by his wife, Ethel Ketcham, on March 11, 1995. Mr. Ketcham is survived
by his two daughters; Shara (Max) Storm,...
Doris Miller - Tuesday, December 18, 2001
Doris L. Miller, 75, of Montague died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001. She
was born Feb. 1, 1926 in Proctor, Minn. to Norman and Emily (Dixon) Gannon.
She had lived in the White Lake area for the past 43 years, moving there
from the Grand Haven area. She married ...
Andrew Hammes - Tuesday, December 18, 2001
Andrew F. Hammes, 84, of Grand Haven died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001,
at a local hospital. He was born Oct. 27, 1917 to Andrew J. and Bella (LaRochelle)
Hammes in Calumet. He married Mae Seal on Aug. 1, 1938 in Calumet. She
preceded him in death on Dec. 7, ...
Rollo Grant - Tuesday, December 18, 2001
Rev. Rollo M. Grant, 90, of Ford Lake, Fountain, died on Friday, Dec.
14, 2001 at his home. Rev. Grant was born on Sept. 1, 1911 in Cedar Springs
to George and Alma (Blakely) Grant and was married to Lenore Price for
68 years. She preceded him in death on...
Josephine Jacobi - Monday, December 17, 2001
Josephine C. Jacobi, 82, of North Muskegon, died Thursday, Dec. 13,
2001 at Hackley Hospital. She was born Nov. 22, 1919 in Muskegon to Paul
S. and Valeria (Emmons) Christie and married Henry Jacobi on May 29, 1943
in Muskegon. Mrs. Jacobi was a homemaker...
Charles Bruhn - Monday, December 17, 2001
Charles A. Bruhn died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, in Millsboro, Del. He was
born May 28, 1908, in Chicago, Ill. He resided in the Grand Haven and Muskegon
area most of his life. Mr. Bruhn served in the U.S. Marines during World
War II. He retired from Shaw Box...
Ronald Fritz - Monday, December 17, 2001
Ronald C. Fritz, age 74, of Grand Haven was called to his heavenly
home Friday, Dec. 14, 2001, following a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born Oct. 27, 1927 to Benjamin F. and Loretta I. (Nelson) Fritz
in Marquette; and married Doris Zeratsky June...
Florence Sanders - Monday, December 17, 2001
Florence Edna Mabel Sanders, 83, of Grand Haven (formerly of Florida)
died Thursday, December 13, 2001. She was born April 23, 1918 to Ray and
Bessie (Cavitt) Mohler in Marion, Ill. She was preceded in death by her
husband, Ralph Sanders on May 2, 1985...
Louis Scott - Monday, December 17, 2001
Louis Marvin Scott, 75, of Grand Haven, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001
at North Ottawa Community Hospital. He was born in Manton on July 21, 1926
to Charles and Lena (Foot) Scott and married the former Dorothy Jane DeBoef
on May 21, 1948 in Grand Haven. Mr....
Russell Volkema - Monday, December 17, 2001
VOLKEMA, MR. RUSSELL HARRY Grand Rapids Russell Harry Volkema, a gracious
spirit and vigorous advocate for those in need, died December 12, 2001
at the age of 81. After a valiant struggle against Alzheimer's, Russell
is now celebrating a joyful...