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Patricia J. Keller

Patricia Jane (Reppert) Keller, age 81, a committed follower of Jesus Christ all her life, died on April 9, 2021. She was born November 13, 1939, to Theo G. and Twila (Shoup) Reppert in Morenci, MI. Her father died in a car accident when she was seven years old; her mother then married Herbert Marks… Continue Reading Patricia J. Keller

Rev. David M. Liscomb

Rev. David McCall Liscomb of Crystal Falls, MI passed away at the age of 88 on April 6th in Glendale, AZ after gallantly battling a long, debilitating illness. David knew “whose he was and where he was going” and passed from this earth with grace and peace to the arms of his Lord. David was… Continue Reading Rev. David M. Liscomb

Rev. Robert L. Kersten

Robert L. Kersten peacefully took the hand of Jesus and entered heaven on April 10, 2021. Robert was born in St. Clair, Michigan, to Clarence and Juanita Kersten and grew up in Marysville, MI, in a loving and caring Christian home. He was in the marching band at Marysville High School, where he graduated in… Continue Reading Rev. Robert L. Kersten

Doris L. Crotser

Doris L. Crotser, age 90, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, February 17, 2021 following a lengthy illness. Doris was born in Abilene, Kansas on October 30, 1930, the daughter of the late Harold and Margaret (Arnold) Machmer. She and her family lived through the challenges of the Great Depression and the Second World War. Her… Continue Reading Doris L. Crotser

Rev. Gordon E. Spalenka

Rev. Gordon E. Spalenka, age 89, of Wyoming, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 30, 2021. Gordon was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was a retired United Methodist pastor and served at many United Methodist churches in West Michigan including Holton/Twin Lake; Muskegon: Lake Harbor; Boyne galls/Boyne City; Ovid; Leslie/Felt Plains; Bronson/Snow… Continue Reading Rev. Gordon E. Spalenka

Rev. Dr. Wesley L. Brun

Dr. Brun “Wes”, of the Fox Run Senior Community, Novi, formerly of Farmington Hills, unexpectedly entered eternal life at home on Tuesday morning, January 26, 2021.  He was 80 years old.    Wes was born October 13, 1940, in Burlington, Iowa, to the late George and Velma (Duttweiler) Brun.  He married Beverly (Barker) on August… Continue Reading Rev. Dr. Wesley L. Brun

Beverly E. Lawton

Beverly Elaine Lawton, 84, of Three Oaks, died peacefully Friday, January 22, 2021, in the comfort of her husband and children’s presence, in Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids.  She passed as a result of complications arising from a seizure and stroke.   Beverly was born May 29, 1936 in Kalamazoo, Michigan to Herbert and Marjorie Schelb. … Continue Reading Beverly E. Lawton

Rev. Philip P. Steele

Rev. Philip Paul Steele, 83, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at Park Place Assisted Living in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Born February 17, 1937 in Kalamazoo, Michigan to Alice Eugenia (Bishop) and Philip Hoyt Steele, Rev. Steele graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School in 1955.  He attended Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of… Continue Reading Rev. Philip P. Steele

Rev. Verne C. Summers

Rev. Verne C. Summers, 93, passed away from COVID-19 on his birthday, December 7, 2020, at Grand Ledge, Michigan. Verne was born on December 7, 1927, at Port Huron, Michigan, to Carl J. and Velma (Lewthwaite) Summers. Verne, a United Methodist minister, was a graduate of Almont High School, Vennard College, Central Michigan University, and… Continue Reading Rev. Verne C. Summers

Rev. Paul K. Scheibner

Paul K. Scheibner, age 92, died December 10, 2020 in Roscommon, MI in the arms of his wife. A celebration of his life will be held when a gathering can safely take place. Born July 28, 1928 in Detroit, he was the son of Herbert and Elsa (Holden) Scheibner. He married Elaine Lowe June 17,… Continue Reading Rev. Paul K. Scheibner