Jennifer Charlene Rogers, age 61, passed away Monday, July 20, 2020 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. Jennifer was a former Detroit Annual Conference temporary employee, filling in as needed in the conference office. She was very active serving within her local church on various committees and groups. She also served as an officer for the… Continue Reading Jennifer C. Rogers
“Human Life’s Journey Ends… New Life Begins,” for Rev. Donald “Keith” Laidler, who passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Appledorn Living Center in Holland, MI. Pastor Keith was born in Dryden, MI on May 19, 1932 to Harold and Merle (Churchill) Laidler. He graduated from Lapeer High School, then began post-secondary school at Owosso… Continue Reading Rev. Donald “Keith” Laidler
*Updated July 8, 2020 to include Memorial Service Information: Saturday, August 22, from 10 am to 1pm a time of greeting and remembering will be held outside at the upper level of Northville First United Methodist Church. You may greet the family from your car or park and greet them and walk “The Path,” for… Continue Reading Rev. Arthur L. Spafford
Ronald Dean VanLente passed into the arms of our Lord on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Spectrum’s Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids. He was born September 29, 1953 in Holland, Michigan to Lloyd and Marion Van Lente. He attended Fennville Public Schools, Central Michigan University, and Emory University in Atlanta where he received his M.Div. … Continue Reading Rev. Ronald D. VanLente
*Updated July 6, 2020 to include Memorial Service Information: Celebration of Life service to be held for Ken Bremer on Friday, July 17 at 6:30 pm at Rockford United Methodist Church (159 Maple St NE, Rockford, MI 49341). Visitation to be held prior to the service from 2:00-5:00 pm. Due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing will… Continue Reading Rev. Kenneth J. Bremer
Gloria Jane Baumgart, age 94, of Gun Lake, Michigan, passed away peacefully on June 22, 2020 at Friendship Village Memory Care, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Gloria was born September 18, 1925 at the Mt. Pleasant farm of her parents, Gerald and Minnie (nee: Robert) Rukenbrod. Gloria attended area schools, graduating from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1943.… Continue Reading Gloria J. Baumgart
Dr. David Alvin Stout passed away peacefully at home in Sacramento, CA on May 29, 2020 surrounded by family, including his canine companion Emmitt. He is survived by wife of 60 years Ruthanne, daughter Deborah and son-in-law William Haskins, daughter-in-law Donna Stout, and grandchildren Stephanie Stout-Oswald and husband William Oswald, Brandon Stout and wife Stephanie… Continue Reading Rev. Dr. David A. Stout
Eloise (Ellie) Janette Millikan Moore went to be with the Lord on Feb 15, 2020 in Lawrenceville, GA. Ellie was born in Rensselaer, Indiana on Feb 1, 1935. Daughter of Lloyd R. & Shirley Frances VanNatta. She was preceded in death by her parents, by her brother Lorrin, and by an infant son who lived for only a… Continue Reading Eloise “Ellie” M. Moore
From: Retirement … To: Midwest District — Muskegon: Crestwood UMC. This full-time appointment begins July 1, 2020.
This is Vincent’s first appointment. To: East Winds District — Lake Fenton. This quarter-time appointment begins July 1, 2020.