Obituaries

Nancy A. Gwilliams

Nancy A. Gwilliams

Nancy passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born June 2, 1947 in Allegan, the daughter of Lavern and Helen (Germain) Lindsey. Nancy was a 1965 Otsego High School graduate. She started working in dietary service at Plainwell Pines Nursing Home and later became a nurse’s aide at Alamo Nursing Home for over ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Barb Sweet

Barb Sweet

Barbara Sweet of Alamo Township passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Kalamazoo. Barb was born June 10, 1914 in Kalamazoo to Harry and Cora Belle (Hart) Baird and was raised by her mother and step-father, Sidney Maple. She was a 1932 graduate of Kalamazoo Central High School and was baptized in the First Presbyterian Church of Kalamazoo. Barb was ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Larry L. Woodward

Larry L. Woodward

Larry passed away Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Grand Rapids. Larry was born October 27, 1957 to Lester and Barbara (Giddings) Woodward. He worked for Reynolds Metals as a tool & die maker; he loved playing and watching basketball with his son; he also had a passion for Harley Davidson motorcycles and the Detroit Lions. Larry was a member of Madison ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Howard W. Rex

Howard W. Rex

Howard passed away Monday, November 3, 2014 in Allegan. Mr. Rex was a lifelong resident of Otsego and was born March 26, 1923, the son of Walter and Evelyn (Tyler) Rex. He served his country in the US Army during World War II. For 44 years Hi worked in sales for Michigan Cottage Cheese until his retirement in 1983. Together with his brother Harry they ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Anita Louise Breedveld

Anita Louise Breedveld

Anita Louise “Weas” Breedveld passed away Friday, October 31, 2014 at her home. She was born May 26, 1952 in Toledo, OH, the daughter of Virgil and Oneda (Vann) Winfrey. She was a graduate of Whitmer High School and then acquired her cosmetology license. For several years she worked as a beautician, then at Barton Survey in Toledo. In the 1980’s, ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Yvonne Stratton

Yvonne Stratton

Yvonne Stratton of Plainwell passed away Saturday, November 01, 2014 in Plainwell. Yvonne was born August 23, 1963 in Junction City, KS to Geoffrey and Ila (Mellen) Phillips. Her family would like to thank all of their friends from the neighborhood for their help and friendship and the staff at Reverence Home Hospice and Yvonne’s co-workers from the ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Winona Vander Veen

Winona Vander Veen

Winona Vander Veen of Kalamazoo passed into the presence of her Savior on Friday in Kalamazoo. Mrs. Vander Veen was born April 7, 1930 in Kalamazoo the daughter of Ray and Ella (Kruzinga) Smith. Winona was a faithful, serving member of Oak Grove Bible Church where she was the pianist. She played piano for the women at Royal Estates; she enjoyed her ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Arlene J. Anson

Arlene J. Anson

Arlene passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014 at Stanford Lodge in Plainwell. She was born January 3, 1928 in Kalamazoo the daughter of Michael and Grace (Cardd) Karr. Arlene enjoyed fishing, traveling, cooking and helping other people. She was an active member of Cooper Congregational Church where she was part of the Ladies Guild and ARO an outreach ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Dennis Cleland

Dennis Cleland

Dennis L. Cleland of Mesick, MI passed away unexpectedly at his home October 10, 2014. He was born September 3, 1947 in Kalamazoo the son of Arthur Cleland and Eleanor (Olson) Snider. Dennis proudly served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He loved hunting, fishing and all aspects of nature. He also enjoyed working on cars and tinkering ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Ardee C. Parkin

Ardee C. Parkin

Mrs. Ardee C. Parkin passed away October 13, 2014 at Life Care Center in Plainwell. Ardee was born May 23, 1914 in Ocqueoc Township the daughter of Cecil and Elizabeth (Everingham) Curtindale. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Plainwell. Surviving are 1 son and 2 daughters, Don (Elia) Parkin of Pace, FL, Myrna Best Powell of Portland, ...   Read complete obituary here  

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