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MaryAnn Maloley

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved MaryAnn Maloley. She passed away on May 20, 2024, at age 94. MaryAnn, or the “Chocolate Lady” as many knew her, touched and influenced the lives of so many. Her kindness, boundless energy, unwavering positivity, and humor made her a fixture of […]

Kathryn Louise Gehopolos Pickwick

Kathryn Louise Gehopolos Pickwick passed away on May 22, 2024, at Faith Hospice in Grand Rapids with her loving husband, Dennis, by her side. She was born on June 24, 1947, at Augustana Hospital in Chicago, Illinois to Lewis and Bernadine Gehopolos. She lived in Chicago the first eight years of her life until she […]

Robert Allen Wielinga

Robert “Bob” Allen Wielinga, age 86, of Irons, MI, formerly of Lowell, MI passed away May 20, 2024, in Grand Rapids, MI. Born in Grand Rapids, MI, on November 29, 1937. He was preceded in death by his father, Andrew Wielinga; mother, Meryl Wielinga; and his grandson, Shane Andrew Wielinga. Bob is survived by his […]

Barbara Elaine Sutter

Barbara Sutter, age 92 of Cascade Twp. passed away peacefully surrounded by family, Wednesday, May 22, 2024. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Gerald Sutter; granddaughter, Isabelle Sutter; grandson, Thaddeus Sutter; sister, Betty Merwin; brothers, Michael Currie, and Richard Nelson. Barbara is survived by her children, Pamela (Keith) Woods, Conrad […]

John Joseph Knape

John J. Knape, age 84 of Grand Rapids, passed away peacefully at home May 15, 2024, surrounded by his family. John is survived by his wife, Joanne; daughters, Cheryl (Greg) Crabb, Jennifer (Victor) Chiodini; grandchildren, Kayleigh, Clara, and Hadley Crabb, Bella and Emerson Chiodini; along with his beloved sister, Joan Caldwell. He was preceded in […]

Edward James Karlovich

Edward James “Ed” Karlovich, beloved husband, father, and teacher, finished his earthly journey April 25, 2024. He was 95. Ed will be remembered for his compassionate and gentle spirit. A lifelong educator, Ed guided generations of children and young adults as a teacher, elementary school principal, and Professor of Education, and in his capacity as […]

Larry Landstra

Larry Louis Landstra peacefully passed away, Saturday, May 11, 2024, surrounded by family. He is survived by his wife, Karen; children, Amy (Mark) Tromp, Rick Landstra, Kari (Ed) Smith; grandchildren, Jordan (Katie) Tromp, Lauren (Robert) Peek, Kalleigh, Ryleigh, and Makenna Landstra, Alec Smith, Andrea (Drew) Davis; great-grandchildren, Olivia, and Joey Tromp, Robert Peek IV, Callan […]

Daniel Allen Wurl

Daniel A. Wurl, age 49, of Grand Rapids, passed away May 1, 2024, after a long but valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Susan M. Wurl (Kuhtic) and David A. Wurl; and brothers, Steven A. Wurl and D. Edward Wurl. Daniel is survived by his siblings Michelle K. […]

Sister Verona Wangler, OP

Wangler, OP, Sister Verona, born Florence Caroline Wangler in West Branch, MI died on May 7. She was 100 years old and a Dominican Sister for 81 years. Sister Verona received a BS from Siena Heights College, an MA from Aquinas in Religious Education and an MA in Administration from Notre Dame. Sister Verona served […]

Arva Lou Stauffer

Arva Lou Stauffer, age 75 of Lowell, passed away Friday, May 3, 2024. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lester, and Jesusita Stauffer; sisters, Ardist Merritt and Janice Bosanic; brothers, Lee, and Bob Stauffer. Arva is survived by her brother, Roger Stauffer; sisters, Ardelle Klein, Shirley Stauffer, Karen (David) Torres; brother-in-law, Mike Merritt; […]