Lucile W. “Jerry” Nyberg

August 8, 2018

Lucile W. “Jerry” Nyberg

 Jerry passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at the Allegan County Medical Care Community.

She was born September 28, 1917 in Allegan the daughter of Martin and Pearl (Durand) Akom. Jerry was a 1935 Allegan High School graduate and lifelong resident of the area. She attended Mahar’s Business College and as a young woman had worked as a secretary for the County Road Commission.

On April 7, 1940, at her parent’s home in Allegan she married her high school sweetheart, Lawrence Nyberg. They were married for over 50 years and together they operated Nyberg Funeral Home in Allegan from 1940 -1980.

Jerry was a member of the First Baptist Church in Allegan and the Lady Lions. She enjoyed snowmobiling and waterskiing at Miner Lake, playing bingo, eating candy and spending the winters in Florida. She was happiest when surrounded by her family and helping others.

Surviving are her daughters, Sandra (Douglas) Grabe of Kalamazoo and Sally (Michael) McCall of Hastings; 5 grandchildren, Kimberly (Paul) Chaffin, Kelli (Michael) Smith, Kristen (Jeff) Chaffin, Chris Grabe and Melissa (Ed) Mohlman and 11 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lawrence in 1991; brother, Wilbur “Bill” Akom and sister, Thelma Stratton.

A graveside service will take place at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Hudson Corners Cemetery with Pastor Nathan Smith officiating.

Contributions in memory of Jerry may be made to the First Baptist Church in Allegan.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

Colin E. Landells

October 28, 2016

Colin E. Landells

Colin Edward Landells age 82 passed away Friday, October 28, 2016 at his home in Otsego.

He was born October 12, 1934 in Kalamazoo the son of Thomas and Marie (Cannom) Landells. Colin served his country in the United States Army. He began his career as a firefighter in Kalamazoo in the mid 1950’s, rising to the rank of Assistant Chief. After the fire and police departments merged Colin served as the Captain of the Patrol Division until his retirement in 1986. During his retirement he had worked for the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office and the county courts.

In his spare time he loved to go hunting and was well known for his “hunting condo”.  He also enjoyed fishing, golfing, his tractors and barn, taking care of his lawn and following the Detroit Tigers. In 1957 he married Dorothy Bultema who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Joette (Gary) Krusinga of Kalamazoo, Jill (Glenn) Moore of Lowell and Jane (Randy) Korthase of Boyne City; grandchildren, Erin (Joe) Licari, Shea (Ashley) Miller, Colin (Amy) Moore, Jake Krusinga and Charlie Krusinga; great-granddaughter, Clara Ruth Moore and his siblings, Marian Murphy and Thomas Landells.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may visit with Colin’s family starting at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego until the time of the memorial service at 11:00 A.M. with Celebrant, Bill Rose officiating.

Contributions in memory of Colin may be made to Reverence Home Health and Hospice.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

Ryley J. Maue

August 30, 2016

Ryley J. Maue

Ryley James Maue age 4 passed away Friday, August 26, 2016 at his home in Allegan.

He was born December 30, 2011 in Kalamazoo the son of Toni Ward and Kenneth Maue Sr.

Surviving are his parents, both of Allegan; brother, Kenneth Maue Jr.; grandmothers, Glenda Bos and Brenda Keesee and godmother, Connie Loviska.

Cremation has taken place.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

Howard Gott

April 5, 2016

Howard Gott

 

Howard W. Gott of Otsego, Michgian, passed away Monday, April 4, 2016 at Wings Home in Allegan after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Howard was born August 13, 1941 in Detroit to Howard and Dorothy (Kerr) Gott and was raised most of his life in Grand Rapids, Michigan. A veteran of the Army, having served in Germany, he was a member of the Dad’s of Foreign Service Veterans Post #56, Otsego Moose Lodge #345, Allegan Eagles #2315 and South Haven American Legion Post #49. Howard and Terri spent many winters in Florida and loved traveling, going for rides and just enjoying being together.

On July 31, 2009 in Allegan he married Terri (Goodacre) Gott, who survives. Also surviving are three sons, Chip (Summer) Gott, Brian (Marie) Gott and Fred (Deb) Cooper; five grandchildren, Tiffany, Brian II, Terner, Tagg and Jett Gott; brother, Robert (Martha) Gott; sister, Margaret (Robert) Vestal; brother-in-law, Robert Goodacre; many nieces and nephews.

Howard was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Judy; and a sister Maxine Horton.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.

Donations in Howard’s memory may be made to Wings Home, c/o Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn St., Allegan, MI  49010.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

Yvonne A. Nutter

March 24, 2016

Yvonne A. Nutter

Yvonne Ann Nutter age 80 passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at the Wings Home in Allegan.

She was born June 12, 1935 in Plainwell the daughter of Clyde and Irene (Day) LaDuke. Yvonne was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Otsego and was part of the True Blue Sunday School Class. She enjoyed collecting salt and pepper shakers and crocheting and had won several ribbons at the county fair for entries she had made. On June 26, 1954 in Otsego she married Kenneth Nutter who survives.

Also surviving are her children, Ken Nutter of Kalamazoo, Steve (Trisha) Nutter of Hopkins and Scott (Deb) Nutter of Allegan; 8 grandchildren, Ashleigh, Caitlin (Josh), Zachary, Lexi, Lindsey, Kaileigh (Chris), Danny (Jamie) and Aaron (Daggris); 7 great-grandchildren; sister, Virginia Rockafellow  and brother, Cleon LaDuke.

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Michelle Nutter and 7 siblings.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at the First Baptist Church of Otsego with Pastor Merlyn Jones officiating.

Contributions in memory of Yvonne may be made to the Wings Home or to Christian Neighbors.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

Erin A. Hanson-Black

March 23, 2016

Erin A. Hanson-Black

Erin Audeen Hanson-Black age 38 passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at her home in Indiana.

She was born April 18, 1977 in Allegan the daughter of Henry and Sally (Warner) Hanson.

Surviving are her husband, Bill Black; son, Monte Hanson; her parents; brother, Chuck (Tabatha Dunklee) Hanson of Vicksburg; sister, Jennifer (Michael) Robertson of Schoolcraft; nieces and nephews, Kalob, Sarah, Kollin and Katy Grace; great-niece, Emery and best friend and bro, Bill Hughes.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Jack and Beulah Warner and grandmother, Audeen Ferguson.

Friends may visit with Erin’s family from 4-6 PM, Friday, March 25, 2016 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego.

Cremation will follow.

In lieu of flowers bring teddy bears to the visitation or to her family to be donated to children in emergency situations.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

Lorena C. Dunfield

March 7, 2016

Lorena C. Dunfield

Lorena passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016 at Borgess Medical Center.

She was born October 20, 1928 in Kalamazoo to Fred and Almetta (Musselman) Grinnell. Lorena had worked at Kal-Equip in Otsego and for many years at Allegan General Hospital and had also worked for the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce. In her spare time she enjoyed playing dominos, bingo, euchre and she enjoyed reading. Lorena was a skilled bowler and a member of the Red Hat Society. On September 12, 1964 she married Allen Dunfield who passed away in 2005.

Surviving are her children, Charla Kingsbury of Kalamazoo and Shane (Sandy) Allen of Alamo; 7 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; brother, Fred Grinnell; sisters, Carrie Babbitt and Rosemary Grinnell all of Allegan along with her cat, Sweet Pea.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Doran Allen and brother, Clare Grinnell.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

Burial of ashes will take place at Blackman Cemetery, Trowbridge Township in the spring.

Contributions in memory of Lorena may be made to the Humane Society.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

Richard Mills

June 29, 2015

Richard Mills

Richard passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Dick was born August 15, 1931 in Kalamazoo, to Richard and Teresa (Farrell) Mills. He graduated from Kalamazoo Central in 1949. Soon after, he met the love of his life, Joyce (Hummel) Mills and they would have celebrated 64 years together on July 27, 2015. Dick taught his kids his own strong work ethic and retired in 1992 from Consumers Power Company after almost 40 years. He was a skilled craftsman and could build or fix anything as long as he could plan it out with his notebook and pencil. He was a life member of the B.P.O.E. Lodge #1711 in Otsego.

Besides his wife Joyce, Dick is survived by his children, Tim (Debbie) Mills, Emily Mills, Linda (Dan) Froelich and John Mills, all of Otsego; 11 grandchildren, Cristin, Bryon, Katie, Tony, Karen, Tamaris, Nick, Rich, Monica, Lance and Alayna; 9 great-grandchildren, Klayre, Devon, Elaina, Carter, Corey, Chance, Cash, Raegan and Gabrielle; sisters, Marion Holevas and Florence Violante; along with several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Helen Ketcham, Marge Mills, Kay Grabner, Bob Mills and Thomas Mills; and a great-grandson, Derrick.

In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place and no service will be held.

Contributions in memory of Dick may be made to Hospice of S.W. Michigan or Kalamazoo animal Rescue.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

 

Jamie Pearson

June 26, 2015

Jamie Pearson

 

Jamie Leigh Pearson of Plainwell, Michigan, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015 in Kalamazoo. She was born March 3, 1983 in Kalamazoo to David and Jenann (Robinson) Pearson and was a 2001 graduate of Plainwell High School.

Jamie enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Her love of travel began with spring break trips to Navarre Beach, FL. In her leisure time she enjoyed shopping, fashion, animals, music, reading and spending summers at Pine Lake.

On October 20, 2012 in Kalamazoo she married Jared Yellin, and he survives. Also surviving are her parents; two sisters, Allison Pearson of Plainwell and Brooke (Jordan) Woodstock of Augusta; nieces, Reid and Parker Pearson; her grandmother, Jo Robinson of Plainwell; several aunts, uncles and cousins, including Andrew Pearson of Richland and Sara Pearson of Plainwell; and her dog, Archie.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, George and Hazel Pearson and Allen Robinson; and an aunt, Kelene Pearson.

Cremation has taken place. Friends may visit with Jamie’s family from 6 to 8 P.M. Monday, June 29, 2015 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at St. Luke Episcopal Church, Kalamazoo.

Contributions in memory of Jamie may be made to the Kalamazoo Humane Society, 4239 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, MI  49008 or the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, P.O. Box 62885, Baltimore, MD 21264-2885.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

Ernest Hagerman

June 24, 2015

Ernest Hagerman

Ernest J. ‘Ernie’ Hagerman of Allegan, Michigan, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Wings Home in Allegan. He was born January 14, 1932 in Shepherd, MI to Ernest and Vera (Edmonds) Hagerman.

Ernie served his country in the U.S. Army. For many years he was employed in sales, retiring in 1996. In his leisure time he enjoyed family time, playing cards, going to the casino, hunting and fishing.

On May 6, 1974 in Allegan he married Pat Collins, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Robin Laraway of Allegan and Rinda (Michael) Taylor of Plainwell; grandkids, Chaston (Haley) Querbach, Mandi (Tony) Longtin and Aaron (Sean) Roberts; a sister, Mavis Querbach of Plainwell; many nieces, nephews and cousins; a close friend, Bob Conley; and many loving neighbors.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Armond, George and Everett; and by his sister, Helen Cook.

Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at Hartman’s Conference Center, 690 Eastern Ave., Allegan, at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, July 7, 2015, with Chaplain Greg Carlson officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Ernie may be made to Wings Home in Allegan or West Michigan Cancer Center.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

 

 

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