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Ivan Wolterstorff


Ivan Jacob Wolterstorff, age 75, of Grand Rapids Township passed away peacefully of heart failure on Sunday April 23, 2017 at his home.  Mr. Wolterstorff was preceded in death by his parents,...

Rev. Robert Smith


The Rev. Dr. Robert C. “Bob” Smith, of Grand Rapids, passed from death to eternal life on April 20 at the age of 97. The sense of loss is eased by knowing that he is pain free and...

Jessica Kingma


Jessica Ross Kingma of Caledonia, Michigan, died on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at home.  She was born on January 10, 1983, to Harlan J. and Jamie Grant Kingma.  She graduated from...

Kathryn Crawford


   Kathryn Grace (DeVinney) Crawford, aged 88, died on Monday, April 17 assured of ‘life after life.’  A strong woman, loving wife, devoted mother, committed Christian,...

Debra Atlas


Debra M. Atlas age 77, of Grand Rapids, formerly New York City, died on April 16th, 2017.  Debra is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Irving, three children, Bruce Martin Atlas,...

Rev. Dr. David Crawford


     The Rev. Dr. David L. Crawford, aged 89, of Grand Rapids, died on Saturday, April 15 assured of 'life after life.'  He was followed closely to Heaven by his wife...

Charlene Bigelow


Charlene Jean Bigelow, age 82, a long-time resident of Grand Rapids passed away suddenly on Saturday, April 15, 2017 while in residence at Whispering Way. Mrs. Bigelow was born on July 21, 1934 in...

Jay Van Houten


Jay Edward Van Houten of Grand Rapids, passed away on Good Friday April 14, 2017 at the age of 90.  He was born June 24, 1926 in McBain, MI to the late John and Reka Van Houten.  Jay...

Robert Inman


Robert Hugh Inman of Porter Hills, Grand Rapids passed away Thursday April 13 at the age of 93. He was born in Cuba, Illinois on December 20, 1923 to Charles and Margaret Inman. He was the beloved...

Faith Nystrom


Faith Esther Nystrom, age 87, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.  Faith was born on April 10, 1930 in Pontiac, MI.  She was the third of nine children born to Hilbourne...
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