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Rochelle M. Miller

Age 61, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday morning, October 14, 2020 with her loving and devoted family by her side. She was born on February 23, 1959 in Mt. Clemons, Michigan to Alexander and Stephanie/Stella (Pellerito) DeBurie. Rochelle graduated from Sterling Heights High School in 1977 and on September 21, 1985 she married Rev.… Continue Reading Rochelle M. Miller

Rev. Nancy G. Powers

Nancy Gail Powers, age 67, passed into her Savior’s arms on Sunday, September 27, 2020. Nancy was born on November 7, 1952 to Harold and Marjorie (Feemster) Beaman in Wichita, Kansas. On May 28, 1989 she married the love of her life, Paul A. Powers and together they spent 31 happy years together. Nancy received her… Continue Reading Rev. Nancy G. Powers

Virginia A. Sturdevant

Virginia A. Sturdevant was born on July 12, 1928, in Detroit, Michigan and died on September 6th, 2020, at her home in Auburn Hills, Michigan.   Virginia married John D. Kelly in 1947. She nursed him for many years after he was diagnosed with a terminal illness and he died in 1986. She was employed… Continue Reading Virginia A. Sturdevant

Jennifer C. Rogers

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

Rev. Donald “Keith” Laidler

“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

Rev. Arthur L. Spafford

*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

Rev. Ronald D. VanLente

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

Rev. Kenneth J. Bremer

*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 J. Baumgart

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

Rev. Dr. David A. Stout

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