|Dorphine Palmquist Employed by Howmet Corp. for 28 years
- Friday, February 7, 2003
Dorphine "Dottie" L. Palmquist, 82, of Grand Haven died Wednesday,
Feb. 5, 2003. She was born Jan. 21, 1921, to Julius and Lola (Converse)
DuBlank in Mt. Pleasant; and married William Russell Palmquist on July
30, 1959, in Rochester, Ind. Mrs. Palmquist ...
Esperanza Trujillo - Friday, February 7, 2003
TRUJILLO, MRS. ESPERANZA Spring Lake Service: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003
at 1 p.m. at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park, Ill. Visitation: Friday,
3-8 p.m. at Clock Funeral Home in Fruitport. Clock Funeral Home Fruitport
Esperanza Trujillo Member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church - Thursday,
February 6, 2003
Esperanza Trujillo, 81, of Spring Lake died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003.
She was born in Mexico City, Mexico on May 8, 1921, to Pedro and Aurora
(Flores) Casillas; and married Elias Trujillo on Feb. 2, 1944, in Mexico.
Mrs. Trujillo had been employed as a factory...
Stella Bishop Life member of Bethany Christian Reformed Church - Thursday,
February 6, 2003
Stella Bishop, 92, of Muskegon died Monday, Feb. 3 in Muskegon. She
was born July 30, 1910 to Albert and Cornelia (Workman) Osterhart in Muskegon.
On Nov. 16, 1928 she married Clarence E. Bishop and he preceded her in
death on Dec. 1, 1992. Mrs. Bishop ...
Marvin Schmidt Served in the U.S. Army during WWII - Thursday, February
Marvin K. Schmidt, 78, of Grand Haven died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, at
a local hospital. He was born Dec. 9, 1924 to Frank and Clara (Greaning)
Schmidt in Chicago Hts., Ill. Mr. Schmidt served in the United States Army
during World War II and was a member of...
Robert Cook Former GH resident and businessman - Wednesday, February
Robert A. (Bob) Cook, 88, former resident and businessman, died in
Hawaii last weekend. He was a former partner in C&S Engraving Co. of
Grand Haven with the late Herm Schaafsma. Earlier, he operated a Shell
gas station at North Seventh and Monroe streets....
Ford Johnson Earned seven battle stars during WWII - Wednesday, February
Ford A. Johnson, 91, of Spring Lake, formerly of Sun City, Ariz. died
Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003 at Shore Haven Nursing Home in Grand Haven. He was
born Aug. 24, 1911 to Arthur and Margaret (Williams) Johnson in Moline,
Ill. Preceding in death were his parents;...
Kathlyn Dupont Member of St. Mary's Catholic Church - Wednesday, February
Kathlyn I. Dupont, 79, of Spring Lake died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003. She
was born in Bridgman on March 26, 1923, to Julius and Helen (Oros) Vig,
and married Joseph Dupont in Grand Haven in 1943. Mrs. Dupont had been
employed as a dietary aide at Hackley Hospital...
Katherine Schmidt Graduated from University of Mich. in 1940 - Wednesday,
February 5, 2003
Katherine Ann Cramer Schmidt, 85, of Novi died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003,
after a long battle with cancer. She was born March 29, 1917, to Dr. Jacob
and Clara (Ruoff) Cramer in Muskegon. She married Harold W. Schmidt on
Nov. 25, 1942. Mr. Schmidt preceded her...
Rae Marie Brien Worked as a saleswoman for J. Magnin's - Tuesday, February
Rae Marie Elaine Brien, 82, of Gardnerville, Nev., (formerly of Grand
Haven) died Jan. 1, 2003, in a Carson City, Nev. hospital. She was born
on May 8, 1920, in Cleveland, Ohio, to James DeSanto and Katherine Legatz.
She moved to Grand Haven in 1938 where...
Geraldine Bakale Nurse's aid at NOCH pediatrics - Monday, February 3,
Geraldine I. Bakale, 81, of Grand Haven died Friday, Jan. 31, 2003,
at a Muskegon hospital. She was born July 24, 1921 to Theodore and Edith
M. (Dreese) VandenBerg in Ferrysburg, and married Paul J. Bakale on Oct.
18, 1941, in Grand Haven. Mrs. Bakale had...
Leslie Plutschouw Retired Muskegon Christian School principal - Monday,
February 3, 2003
Leslie M. Plutschouw, 82, of Muskegon died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003,
at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, Fla. He was born Aug. 21,
1920, in Ferrysburg to John and Alice (Westerhouse) Plutschouw. He married
the former Rachel Idsinga on April 23, ...
Evelyn Clawson Retired from Dresser Industries - Monday, February 3,
Evelyn G. Clawson, 82, of Inverness, Fla. (formerly of Muskegon), died
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003. She was born in Muskegon on Jan. 25, 1921 to
Carl and Gertrude (Johnson) Beattie and married Arthur L. Stordahl in Sandusky,
Ohio in 1940 , who preceded her in death...
Amanda Hendel Taught classes at Diane's Dance Studio - Monday, February
Amanda K. Hendel, 20, of Grand Haven (formerly of Buffalo, N.Y.) died
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, from injuries sustained in an auto accident.
She was born July 31, 1982, to Mark and Kathy (Linkowski) Hendel in Buffalo,
N.Y. Amanda attended Depew High School...
Clarence Seitz Worked for Michigan Bell Telephone Company - Monday,
February 3, 2003
Clarence L. Seitz, 97, of Grand Haven died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003.
He was born April 29, 1905, to John and Grace (Purdy) Seitz in Pentwater
and married Dorothy E. Harris on Sept. 17, 1965, in Six Lakes. She died
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003. His first wife, ...
Phillip Reynolds Worked for Holland USA - Wednesday, April 2, 2003
Phillip R. Reynolds, 42, of Grand Haven, died Friday, March 28, 2003,
at Mercy General Hospital. He was born in Lebanon, Ore. on July 19, 1960,
to Phillip and Norma (Gedney) Reynolds. Mr. Reynolds had been employed
as a sales representative at Holland US...
Kenneth DeCan Served in the National Guard - Wednesday, April 2, 2003
Kenneth E. DeCan, 73, of Spring Lake died Monday, March 31, 2003, at
a local hospital. He was born Sept. 23, 1929, to Carl and Erma (Stark)
DeCan in Nunica. He married Evelyn M. Zimmer in Marne on Nov. 9, 1949.
Mr. DeCan was an area resident most of his ...
James Huffman - Wednesday, April 2, 2003
James M. Huffman, 69, of Ogden, Iowa, died Tuesday, April 1, 2003,
at the V.A. Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. He was formerly of the Tri-Cities
area. Arrangements are being handled by the VanZantwick Bartels Kammeraad
Funeral Home of Spring Lake....
Robert Whitesides Served in the U.S. Navy during WWII - Monday, March
Robert G. Whitesides, 76, of Grand Haven died Thursday, March 27, 2003,
at Hackley Hospital. He was born Jan. 31, 1927 to William F. and Bertha
(Louthan) Whitesides in Jefferson City, Mo. He married Lesley Echlin June
1, 1947 in Ionia. He was employed by...
Elaine Wirth Enjoyed sewing and cooking - Monday, March 31, 2003
Elaine B. (Sparks) Wirth, 67, of Spring Lake, died Thursday, March
27, 2003 at her home. She was born in Fremont on June 14, 1935 to Charles
Lois (Train) Wirth. Mrs. Wirth had been a homemaker. At Evergreen Village,
where she lived, she assisted fellow...
Walter King Part owner of Canvas King for 15 years - Monday, March 31,
Walter A. King, 68, of Coldwater, (formerly of Grand Haven) died Thursday
March 27, 2003 at Foote Hospital in Jackson. He was born May 1, 1934 to
Dwight and Mary E. (Ailles) King in Hazel Park. Mr. King was a former electrician
for various electrical contractors...
Flora Hetzel-Dobbs Enjoyed friends and family - Monday, March 31, 2003
Flora Theresa Hetzel-Dobbs, 91, of Albuquerque, N.M., and formerly
of Grand Haven, died March 17, 2003. She was born Sept. 5, 1911 to Carl
and Anna Hetzel of Grand Haven. She graduated from Grand Haven High School
and Western Michigan University to become...
Robert Whitesides - Monday, March 31, 2003
Robert Whitesides, 76, of Grand Haven and husband of Leslie, died Thursday
evening, March 27, 2003, at Hackley Hospital in Muskegon. Arrangements
will be announced Saturday by the VanZantwick Bartels Kammeraad Funeral
Home of Grand Haven....
Edwin W. Cramer Former mayor of Niles - Monday, March 31, 2003
Edwin W. Cramer, 92, of Niles died Thursday, March 27, 2003, at West
Woods, a nursing home, following an extended illness. He was born March
18, 1911, to Roy Cramer and Julia Burd in Northville; and married Wilma
L. (Meyers) Cramer, who preceded him in death...
Elaine Wirth - Monday, March 31, 2003
Elaine Wirth, 67, of Grand Haven died Thursday, March 27, 2003, at
her home. A full obituary and arrangements will be published Saturday by
the Clock Funeral Home. ...
Anna 'La Von' Hasenbank Retired from Spring Lake Public School - Friday,
March 28, 2003
Anna "La Von" Hasenbank, 82, of Spring Lake died Wednesday evening,
March 26, 2003, at a Muskegon hospital. She was born Jan. 18, 1921, to
Victor E. and Emma (Anderson) Smith in Muskegon; and married Richard F.
Hasenbank on May 24, 1941, in Muskegon. He preceded...
Norma Manship Retired secretary for U.S. Air Force - Friday, March 28,
Norma K. Manship (Huff) went to be with her Lord on March 26, 2003
after a struggle with brain cancer. She loved the Lord and wanted others
to also. She was born in Grand Rapids on July 14, 1923 and graduated from
South High School, the class of 1941. Her...