Obituaries

Rebecca E. Boone

Rebecca E. Boone

Rebecca passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. She was born September 22, 1955 in Plainwell, MI the daughter of Clyde and Helen (Shook) Staley. Becky was a 1974 graduate of Otsego High School, attended Pensacola Jr. College and graduated from Phoenix Business College. She worked for 13 years for Dr. Pace in Lillian, ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Merilee D. Hiemstra

Merilee D. Hiemstra

Mickie passed away Monday, March 30, 2015 at her home in Alamo Township. She was born April 3, 1953 in Kershaw County, SC, the daughter of Thomas and Shirley Owens. For 22 years she had worked at Perrigo. On September 23, 1978 in Alamo Township she married Dennis Hiemstra. Mickie was a hard worker who was happy to stay busy and took pride in doing her ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Elizabeth E. Meacham

Elizabeth E. Meacham

Betty passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Alamo Nursing Home. She was born May 6, 1922 in Wayland Township, the twelfth of thirteen children of the late William and Mary Caroline (Holderle) Wahmhoff. On August 30, 1941 she married Richard Meacham who passed away in 1990. She always loved music and played many instruments without ever having a lesson ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Barbara Knowlton

Barbara Knowlton

Barbara Knowlton of Otsego, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 in Alamo. Barbara was born May 21, 1944 in Plainwell to David and Mary (Sage) Knowlton. A complete obituary with Memorial Funeral arrangements will be posted the 2nd week of April. Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Althea Hoover

Althea Hoover

Althea Hoover passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Alamo Township. Mrs. Hoover was born July 23, 1918 in Mears, MI to Elias and Ethel (Read) Keen. Althea went to school to become a beautician and worked several years as a stylist. She and her husband built a grocery store in the Vicksburg area which they owned and operated for 10 years. She then ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Joseph Howell

Joseph Howell

Mr. Joseph R. Howell of Richland, Michigan, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Plainwell. Joseph was born October 25, 1925 in Grand Rapids, the son of Joseph and Virginia (Hope) Howell. In February of 1950, he married Beverlee Silcock, who survives.  Also surviving are 4 children, Alan Howell of Chicago, Susan (Ben) Quick of Grand Haven, Debra ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Robert Paradine

Robert Paradine

Robert A. Paradine of Allegan, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at his home. He was born December 29, 1963 in Kalamazoo, the son of David and Donna (Rohn) Paradine. After graduating from high school, Bob enlisted in the U. S. Air Force, where he served for over 6 years. On June 10, 1992, he married Doris Syers, who survives. ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Betty Nichols

Betty Nichols

Betty J. Nichols of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in Otsego. She was born November 1, 1935 in Cheshire to Frank and Ruth (Mudgett) Trutsch and graduated from Allegan High School. For over 20 years she was employed at Alamo Nursing Home. On February 17, 1956 in Otsego she married Read complete obituary here  

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Jean Taylor

Jean Taylor

Jean Louise (Burgess) Taylor died peacefully on March 13, 2015. Jean was a resident at the assisted living home, Allegan Country Estates, for the past six years. Jean was born in Otsego on June 29, 1922 to her parents, Alpha and Esther (Stratton) Burgess.  Her only sibling, Beth Tallmadge Vote, survives and resides in Plainwell. Jean graduated from ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Louise Henrickson

Louise Henrickson

Louise Ann Henrickson of Kalamazoo, Michigan, passed away Friday, March 20, 2015 at her home. Mrs. Henrickson was born October 1, 1941 in Kalamazoo to Harry and Johanna (Aukes) Wood. For 35 years she was employed as a computer operator with The Upjohn Co, then Pfizer, retiring from the work that she loved in 2003.  Louise was a member of The ...   Read complete obituary here  

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