Grand Rapids Obituaries

Grand Rapids Obituaries

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  • Yesterday | via MLive.com 

    Man who jumped from moving car dies in hospital

    A 34-year-old man who was critically injured after jumping from a moving car has died in the hospital. Sheriff's authorities said Michael O'Rourke, of Grand Rapids, died Friday evening, Aug. 28, at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital.

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  • Friday | via Grand Haven Tribune 

    Ottawa County sued for inmate's death

    The widow of a U.S. Army veteran who hung himself in the Ottawa County Jail has filed a federal lawsuit against county officials, claiming jail staff ignored the man's serious medical needs prior to his death. The wrongful death lawsuit, filed this week in federal court in Grand Rapids, claims "deliberate indifference'' by corrections officers led to the death of 50-year-old Scott Allen Meirs two years ago.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via MLive.com 

    Cornerstone hosting memorial service for former pres...

    Cornerstone University will host a memorial service Monday morning for former President Walter Wilbert Welch, who led the Christian liberal arts college for 24 years. The service, which is open to the public, is scheduled for 10 a.m. at Cornerstone, 1001 E. Beltline Ave. NE.

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  • Wednesday Aug 12 | via WXMI-TV Grand Rapids 

    Overnight shooting in Grand Rapids turns fatal

    A man was rushed to the hospital after police say he was shot early Wednesday morning. We have learned from our crew on the scene that the victim has died.

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  • Thursday Aug 6 | via Rockford Squire 

    Bowen Obituary

    Mr. Stanley Urban Bowen of Rockford, Michigan, age 73, passed away in the early morning hours of Monday, July 13, 2015, with his loving siblings by his side, and he rests now, in the arms of his Lord and Savior. Stan was born to Leslie and Louise Bowen on Wednesday, March 25, 1942, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and had been a lifelong resident of the area.

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  • Tuesday Aug 4 | via The Times Bulletin 

    Mark S. Bennett

    Mark S. Bennett, 55, of rural Van Wert, died at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice. He was born March 26, 1960, in Royal Oak, Michigan, to Richard C. Bennett and Sara A. Hoffsetz.

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  • Monday Aug 3 | via MLive.com 

    Obituaries Today: Marti Childs, 90, Grand Rapids the...

    Childs' last performance was last fall as a lead in the celebrated play "4000 Miles." She has also performed in "John Brown's Body," "Steel Magnolias," "Enchanted April" among many others plays and has appeared in commercials and industrial films in Grand Rapids.

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  • Monday Aug 3 | via MLive.com 

    Vox Vidorra's 'We're So Lonely!' music video showcas...

    Blues rock group Vox Vidorra take the viewer on a journey through some very special locations in Grand Rapids in the new music video for "We're So Lonely!", the first single off the group's debut 2015 album Promise Land . The band describes the music video as a "love letter" to Grand Rapids.

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  • Saturday Aug 1 | via The Star Press 

    Rex Lacy

    He was born August 21, 1950 in Muncie, the son of Delmas and Martha Lacy. Rex attended Selma schools, and then went to work for Warner Machine.

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  • Friday Jul 31 | via Crescent-News.com 

    Margarita Bowers

    Margie was born in Crandall, Texas, on February 2, 1934. Cooking and reading the Bible were two of Margie's favorite things.

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  • Thursday Jul 30 | via Rockford Squire 

    Swanberg Obituary

    Mrs. Jewell Fae Swanberg of Rockford, age 97 went home to her Lord and Savior, Monday, July 27, 2015. She was born to Frank and Agnes Benjamin in Saranac, Michigan on May 3, 1918.

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  • Jul 29, 2015 | via The Indianapolis Star 

    Jeffrey E. Thornburg

    He was born July 16, 1954. Jeff had recently retired from Rolls Royce after 30 years of service.

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  • Jul 23, 2015 | via Rockford Squire 

    Healy Obituary

    Mike was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan; and was preceded in death by his parents; Albert and Leone Healy; and two infant siblings, John and Margaret. He is survived by his two brothers, a sister, and their spouses; Thomas Healy, Patrick Healy, and Mary VanHeck, and several nieces and nephews, as well as many friends who will miss him and his outgoing personality.

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  • Jul 23, 2015 | via Rockford Squire 

    Ericksen Obituary

    Mr. Ralph B. Ericksen of Grand Rapids, Michigan, formerly of Rockford, age 87, passed away in the early morning hours of Monday, July 20, 2015, and rests now, in the arms of his Lord and Savior. Ralph was born to Arnold and Mable Ericksen on Wednesday, March 14, 1928, in Comstock Park, Michigan, and graduated from Comstock Park High School in 1946.

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  • Jul 2, 2015 | via Northern Michigan News 

    Corinne Evelyn (Gale) Young

    Corinne Evelyn Young, previously of Evart, passed away Friday, May 8, 2015, at her home in Grand Rapids. She was 92. Corinne was born on February 14, 1923, to Lee E. and Janet M. Gale in Mecosta, Michigan.

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