Obituaries

Bernice Norton

Bernice Norton

Bernice Dorothy Norton of Martin, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Plainwell. Her unwavering faith in the God who paid for her sins has now enabled her to be received into His presence, where she will spend eternity! Bernice Dorothy Samuelson was born on November 5, 1917 to Anton and Amanda (Engdehl) Samuelson. Her 96 years were filled with service ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Hazel L. Rice

Hazel L. Rice

Hazel L. Rice of Otsego passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Wings Home in Allegan. She was born August 23, 1927 in Heath Township to Otto and Josie (Boerman) Pegg. Hazel was a 1943 Otsego High School graduate. On August 28, 1948 she married John Rice who passed away in 2002. She was employed at the Allegan County Court House, Nelson Accounting, Otsego ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Kyle Anderson

Kyle Anderson

  Kyle L. Anderson of Plainwell passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014 in Alamo.Mr. Anderson was born July 5, 1941 at the family home in Gun Plain Township to Roy and Jacqueline (Morris) Anderson, both now deceased. Kyle graduated from Martin Rural Agriculture School in 1959. For 36 years he was employed at the Plainwell Paper Mill until the very ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Jaryd Ford

Jaryd Ford

 Jaryd Ford age 21 passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, April 16, 2014. He was born November 2, 1992 in Plainwell to Richard and Christine (Tungate) Ford. Jaryd was a 2011 graduate of Martin High School where he played football and was on the wrestling team. He was a member of Teens On a Mission and was committed to Michigan Special Olympics where ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Linda L. Marschall

Linda L. Marschall

Linda Marschall of Otsego, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Alamo Nursing Home. She was born February 27, 1936 in Muskegon Heights to Sid and Margaret (Easterly) Scott. On September 29, 1956 she married Melvin Marschall in Kalamazoo. Linda enjoyed playing cards, flower gardening, traveling, shopping, sending cards to all of her family and friends, ...   Read complete obituary here  

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JoAn M. Waite

JoAn M. Waite

JoAn M. Waite, age 74 of Kalamazoo passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Riverview Manor in Three Rivers. She was born March 4, 1940 in Nashville, MI to Carl and Doris (Boyer) Willcutt. On April 1, 1961 she married Darrell J. Waite. Surviving are her children, Rick, Steve and James Waite and Elizabeth (Earl) Vest; her two remaining siblings, Charles ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Glen Riggs

Glen Riggs

 Glen A. Riggs passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Glen was born January 8, 1979 in Kalamazoo to Thomas and Shirley (Briggs) Riggs. Glen had worked as a cook at the London Grill in Plainwell for many years and had worked at the Cooper Café for the last several years. Glen enjoyed cooking and following NASCAR, ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Patricia Gabany

Patricia Gabany

Patricia C. Gabany of Plainwell, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 11, 2014, at her home. Mrs. Gabany was born May 15, 1936 in Detroit to Joseph and Ann (Urbanick) Uzarski. She lived in Sterling Heights for many years, moving to Lake Doster in 2007. Patricia’s greatest joy in life was caring for her family. She was a true matriarch ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Mark A. Wheeler

Mark A. Wheeler

Mark Wheeler of Plainwell passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at his home. Mark was born June 10, 1956 in Plainwell to Louis and Suzanne (Ughetti) Wheeler. A 1974 graduate of Plainwell High School, Mark worked for many years as a general contractor. He was a member of V.F.W. Post #3030. In his leisure time he enjoyed the outdoors, loved to hunt ducks ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Mary Catherine Laidlaw

Mary Catherine Laidlaw

Mary Catherine Laidlaw of Otsego passed away Monday, April 7, 2014, at Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born December 21, 1948 in Otsego to Russell and Caroline (Kruss) Conway. Mary was a graduate of Otsego High School and KVCC. She had worked for Meijer, Pipp Hospital and as a crossing guard for Allegan Street School in Otsego. She enjoyed doing ...   Read complete obituary here  

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