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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

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

Eloise “Ellie” M. Moore

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

Rev. Daniel J. Wallace

On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, Daniel J. Wallace, loving father of three, and widower to Betty (Ball) Wallace, passed away at the age of 93.   Dan was born in Elmer, Michigan on June 2, 1927 to Rich and Ivah Wallace.  He grew up with five sisters in Elmer where his father ran the local… Continue Reading Rev. Daniel J. Wallace

Tamara L. Moore

Tamera Louise Moore, 79, of Paw Paw, MI, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at her home. She was born on October 15, 1940 in Lake Odessa, MI, the daughter of  Lavern and Shirley (Jackson) Wilcox. Tamera graduated from Sunfield High School in 1958, as the homecoming queen. That same year, she was… Continue Reading Tamara L. Moore