Obituaries

Penny L. Goodacre

Penny L. Goodacre

Penny went to be with her Lord and Savior suddenly on May 13, 2015. Penny was born August 29, 1954 in Kalamazoo; the daughter of Donald and Georgia Young. A 1972 graduate of Otsego High School, Penny enjoyed reading mystery novels, had a passion for sewing, working crossword puzzles and gardening. She loved her first winter in Florida riding bikes and ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Stephen C. Westin

Stephen C. Westin

Stephen Charles Westin was born in San Diego, California on March 18, 1944. At age 4 he moved with his grandparents to Freeport, Minnesota where he resided until age 14.  Freeport is a rural farming community and this is where Steve began his love for the soil and all things connected to the Earth. One of his favorite pastimes was walking through ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Mildred Beldon

Mildred Beldon

Mildred M. Beldon  passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015 at her home in Trowbridge Township. She was born May 31, 1931 in Allegan the daughter of DeForest and Marion (Schuler) Myers. For many years she owned and operated Millie’s Aloha Restaurant until her retirement in October 1993. In her spare time Mildred enjoyed gardening, sewing, scrapbooking to ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Liliana M. R. Hughes

Liliana M. R. Hughes

Liliana passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. She was born February 2, 2015 the daughter of Kevin Temple and Roxanne Hughes. Surviving are her parents; siblings, Kira Hughes age 9, Tritin Hughes age 7 and Jasmine Hughes age 2; grandparents, Gregory and Susan Temple, Donna Ward and Chyanna Hughes; several ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Leonora ‘Lee’ Opperman

Leonora ‘Lee’ Opperman

Leonora ‘Lee’ Opperman passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Kalamazoo. Lee was born December 25, 1934 in Kalamazoo to Eric and Esther (Roekle) Puschel. She graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School in 1952 and Bronson School of Nursing in 1955. Lee worked at the Kalamazoo County Health Dept. for over 30 years and was a long time member ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Robert E. Cook

Robert E. Cook

Robert passed away suddenly Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at his home in Kalamazoo. Bob was born January 20, 1953 in Kalamazoo, the son of Clarence “Cookie” and Roberta “Bobby” (Roebuck) Cook. For many years he was a hog farmer, then became a truck driver and a member of the Teamsters Local 406 in Grand Rapids. He played guitar in many area country ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Barbara A. (Main) Faust

Barbara A. (Main) Faust

Barbara passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. She was born February 5, 1933 in Grand Rapids, the daughter of Ralph and Elsie (Williams) Rozema. Barbara was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a friend to many. Surviving are her husband, James Faust; her children, Lawrence Edward (Zarlene) ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Wendy H. Beelick

Wendy H. Beelick

Wendy passed away Sunday, May 3, 2015 at her home in Plainwell. She was born December 29, 1949 in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Harold and Una (Whitney) Cole. For several years Wendy worked at Parker Hannifin. She enjoyed hunting for morel mushrooms, camping, flowers, going to the casino, playing at the roulette table and making jewelry. On September 15, ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Daniel D. Handley

Daniel D. Handley

Daniel D. Handley of Plainwell passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at his home in Plainwell. He was born to Hugh and Alta (Atkinson) Handley August 9, 1920 in Plainwell. Dan spent most of his youth in Plainwell, except for short periods in Grand Rapids, Flint and also in Shinglehouse, PA., his parents’ home town. He attended Plainwell Schools and ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Michael L. Hill

Michael L. Hill

Michael Lynn Hill, 69 of Otsego, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, April 27, 2015 at his home. Born in Kalamazoo on August 22, 1945 to Albert and Ora (McNeese) Hill, he lived a lot of his life in his beautiful Manistique, MI home with his wife Delores Ann (Baker) Hill. Mike took great pride in his work as a member of the BAC Union and in ...   Read complete obituary here  

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