Grand Rapids Obituaries

Grand Rapids Obituaries

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  • 1 hr ago | via Northern Michigan News 

    Marie Irene Koorstra

    Marie Irene Koorstra, of Lake City, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at Autumnwood of McBain. She was 89. Marie was born on September 19, 1929, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Glenn and Bessie Empie.


  • 5 hrs ago | via Clare County Review 

    Ron Wilson

    Beloved husband and father passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018 at his home in Tawas City, Michigan. Age 81 years.


  • Tuesday Oct 16 | via Northern Michigan News 

    Elnora C. Catlin

    Elnora C. Catlin, 39, of Reed City passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 at Spectrum Health - Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. She was born November 12, 1978 in Big Rapids to Barry and Julia Catlin Sr. and attended Pine River Schools, graduating from Pine River High School in 1997.


  • Saturday Oct 13 | via Northern Michigan News 

    Doris Marie Hammond

    Doris Marie Hammond of Gladwin, formerly of Harrison, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at The Brook Of Gladwin Retirement Community. She was 90. Doris was born on January 15, 1928 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Newton Lincoln and Mary Meda Dieterle.


  • Wednesday Oct 3 | via 

    Search warrants executed at Catholic dioceses across MI

    The Michigan Attorney General's Office on Wednesday served search warrants at all seven Catholic dioceses in the state as part of a wide-ranging investigation into allegations of sexual abuse and how they were handled. The Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids said one of those warrants was served at its diocesan office on S. Division Avenue at Wealthy Street.


  • Tuesday Sep 25 | via Northern Michigan News 

    Marcia Jean Barstow

    Marcia was born December 15, 1936, in Muskegon, Michigan, to Lester and Margaret Shafer and they preceded her in passing. On June 4, 1979, in Grand Haven, she married Richard Barstow and he preceded her in passing on March 24, 2018.


  • Sunday Sep 23 | via The Janesville Gazette 

    Barbara Susan O'Leary

    Barbara Susan O'Leary passed away at home on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. She was born in Grand Rapids, MI, on October 28, 1935, the daughter of Charles and Estelle Przekop.


  • Thursday Sep 20 | via Daily Globe 

    Darrel Allen Stella

    Darrel Allen Stella, 63, of Bessemer , passed away peacefully at his home during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, surrounded by loved ones.


  • Wednesday Sep 19 | via Vision Monday 

    Former Art Optical President, Thomas E. Anastor, Die...

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-Thomas E. Anastor, president of Art Optical Contact Lens, Inc. from 1967 to 2013, has died at the age of 74, after a long illness. After serving in the United States Marine Corp., Anastor took over the family business-founded by his father as an ophthalmic lens manufacturing firm in 1931.


  • Tuesday Sep 18 | via Daily Times 

    Joyce Elaine (Kanous) Canfield

    Joyce Elaine Canfield, age 75, of Maryville, passed away Monday, September 17, 2018, at Life Care of Blount County. She was born May 15, 1943, to Donald & Helen Kanous.


  • Sep 18, 2018 | via Northern Michigan News 

    Shirley Ann Morford

    On Sunday, September 16, 2018, Shirley Ann Morford, loving wife and mother of six children, passed away at the age of 88. Shirley was born on Flag Day June 14, 1930, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Harry and Elva Johnson. She worked at Hudson's department store for 18 years and also occasionally worked as a nurse's aide throughout her adult life.


  • Sep 13, 2018 | via WFLX-TV West Palm Beach 

    Former president, family speak at Amway co-founder's...

    Former President George W. Bush joined family and friends of Amway co-founder and Orlando Magic owner Richard DeVos to celebrate his life. During the funeral service Thursday, Bush said he was grateful for the opportunity to commemorate the life of "an extraordinary American and a friend."


  • Sep 13, 2018 | via 

    Former President George W. Bush attends funeral for ...

    The 43rd president attended DeVos' "celebration of life" ceremony Sept. 13 at LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids.


  • Sep 9, 2018 | via Manila Bulletin 

    The hope of heaven

    Look, God's home is now among his people! He will live with them, and they will be his people. God himself will be with them .


  • Sep 7, 2018 | via WNEM-TV Saginaw 

    Services set for Amway founder and Magic owner Richa...

    A private funeral service has been scheduled for billionaire Richard DeVos, the co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the NBA's Orlando Magic and father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Details of next Thursday's invitation-only services at LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids were announced Friday, a day after his death.


  • Sep 7, 2018 | via 

    Public visitation times announced for Rich DeVos, Am...

    The public can pay its respects to the late Rich DeVos, Amway co-founder and one of the community's most generous philanthropists, Wednesday at the Amway Grand Plaza, officials announced Friday, Sept. 7. DeVos, 92, died Thursday, Sept.


  • Sep 7, 2018 | via 

    Funeral for Rich DeVos, Amway co-founder, philanthro...

    Funeral services for Rich DeVos are being held Thursday, Sept. 13, at LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church, where he served as an elder.


  • Sep 6, 2018 | via WNEM-TV Saginaw 

    Amway founder and Magic owner Richard DeVos dies at ...

    Billionaire Richard DeVos, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the Orlando Magic and father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, died Thursday. He was 92. DeVos was born in Grand Rapids, not far from Ada, the community about 140 miles west of Detroit where he later lived and died.


  • Sep 6, 2018 | via WTOL-TV Toledo 

    The Latest: Amway founder Richard DeVos dies at age 92

    Former President George W. Bush says he and his wife, Laura, are saddened by the death of Amway co-founder and Orlando Magic owner Richard DeVos. Bush says Thursday in a statement that the 92-year-old DeVos "was one of the great entrepreneurs - and great Americans - of our time" and "used his business to empower others and advance the universal values of freedom, opportunity, compassion, and personal responsibility."


  • Sep 1, 2018 | via 

    How Rich DeVos left an indelible mark on Grand Rapid...

    Rich DeVos, co-founder of global direct sales giant Amway and Orlando Magic Senior Chairman, died Thursday, Sept. 6, at his home in Ada from complications from an infection.