Carlene M. Oisten

April 14, 2016

Carlene M. Oisten

Carlene passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Borgess Medical Center.

She was born June 15, 1931 the daughter of Charles and Philitha (Schultz) Conard. Carlene was a woman of strong faith and loved attending Watson Bible Church. She also enjoyed delivering baskets and cards to shut-ins and to friends in area nursing homes. She was an animal lover and in her spare time she enjoyed doing puzzle books, doing jigsaw puzzles, mowing her yard on her lawn tractor, working in her flower gardens, going to yard sales, baking; especially sugar cookies, going out to eat, sewing, doing embroidery, painting ceramics, and flying kites with the kids. In 1949 she married George Oisten who passed away in 2009.

Surviving are her daughters, Georgia (Dale) Washburn of Martin and Trudy Henrickson of Allegan; 7 grandchildren, Teresa (Dan) Owens, Dale Washburn Jr., Lynn Washburn, Jennifer Lynn Henrickson, Amber Kay Henrickson, Andrea Nicole (Andy) Bodfish and Kimberly Ann (Justin) Normon; 5 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-granddaughters and sister, Jackie Adams.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and several siblings.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at the At the Master’s Feet Discipleship Ministry in Otsego with Pastor Ray Brown officiating.

Contributions in memory of Carlene may be made to Watson Bible Church or At the Master’s Feet Discipleship Ministry.

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

Myron D. Knight

October 19, 2015

Myron D. Knight

Myron passed away Sunday, October 18, 2015 at his home.

He was born September 9, 1930 on the family farm in Martin to Roy and Irene (Pease) Knight. Myron had delivered for Pet Milk Co. before going to work for Checker Motor Co. until his retirement. He had also done some farming. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, golfing, bowling, gardening and watching his grandchildren play sports. Myron was a member of the Lions Club and was a lifelong U of M Fan. On March 30, 1951 in Martin he married Joan DeMann who passed away in 2014.

Surviving are their children, Dennis (Kathy) Knight and Duane (Deb) Knight; daughter-in-law, Marie Young-Knight; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; siblings, Maynard (Merle) Knight and Gloria Ritchie; sisters-in-law, Bonnie (Dave) Colvin and Reva Knight and  brother-in-law, Ron (Sharon) DeMann.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and son, Don Knight. Friends may visit with Myron’s family from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, and from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the Funeral Service at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the Watson Bible Church with Pastor Jim Collison officiating.

Burial will follow at the South Martin Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Myron may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Don Knight Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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

Joan Knight

July 26, 2014

Joan Knight

Joan Knight of Martin passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 in Martin. Joan was born April 19, 1931 in Plainwell the daughter of Allert and Myrtle (Grinage) DeMann. Joan had been employed at Allegan Public Schools as a payroll clerk retiring in 1992. In her leisure time she enjoyed golfing, knitting, playing cards, watching her grandkids play sports, traveling, puzzle books and bowling. On March 30, 1951 at the DeMann Family farm in Martin she married Myron Knight who survives.

Also surviving are her sons, Dennis (Kathy) Knight, Duane (Deb) Knight; daughter-in-law, Marie Knight; 13 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; her sister, Bonnie (David) Colvin and a brother, Ronald (Sharon) DeMann. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son Don Knight.

Friends may visit with Joan’s family from 6-8 P.M. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. A Funeral Service will take place at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the Watson Bible Church with Pastor James Collison officiating with visitation from 10-11 A.M. prior to the service. Burial will follow at the South Martin Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Joan may be made to the Don Knight Memorial Scholarship Fund or Reverence Home Hospice.

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

Bernice Norton

April 23, 2014

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 to others and in later years her home became a place of hospitality for traveling family members and missionaries.

On December 23, 1939, she married Raymond Norton, who preceded her in death in 1981. They had seven children: Phillip Norton of Plainwell, John (Marsha) Norton of Portage, Dan (Shirley) Norton of FL, Mary Murray of Grant, Martha (Tom) Thornton of Martin, Tim (Karen) Norton of Kalamazoo and Joe (Peggy) Norton of Dorr; and then 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren with three due soon.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; siblings, George and Ruth; and a son-in-law, Joe Murray.

Friends may visit with Bernice’s family from 6 to 8 P.M. Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Watson Bible Church, Pastor Tim Farley officiating. Burial will follow at Hicks Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Bernice may be made to Watson Bible Church.

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

Evelyn Fish

October 22, 2012

Evelyn Fish

Evelyn (Baker)Fish of Wayland, Michigan (Formerly of Kentwood) passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Enoch D. Fish on June 7, 1995. She is survived by her children, Debra (Steven) Prenatt and Tracey (Michael) Klinkner; her grandchildren, Shannon (Anthony) Morris, Melissa (Vern) Hall, Michael (April Whip) Klinkner, Shawn (Mindi) Prenatt, Mallory (Greg) Taber, Madison Klinkner and Cody Prenatt; great grandchildren, Destany, Carter, Heaven, Aleigha, Sidney, Quentin, Danica, Peyton and Dalton; her sister, Dona Berkey and Janice VandeSchraaf and a brother, Phillip (Betty) Baker.

A Celebration of her life will be held at Watson Bible Church, 1626 – 116th Avenue (M-222), Otsego, MI at 11 A.M. on Thursday, October 25, 2012. Family will greet family and friends one hour prior to service at the church.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.
Messages of condolence for her family may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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