Obits

Obituary: Marianne Gibbs Smith, 76, Ludington.

January 7, 2019

Obituary: Marianne Gibbs Smith, 76, Ludington. Surrounded by family and with her daughters at her bedside, Marianne Gibbs Smith, 76, of Ludington passed into the arms of Jesus on January 5, 2019.  While Marianne had a lengthy illness, she was productive with Kingdom work until she went to be with the Lord. Marianne Gibbs was born to Harold and Alice…

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Obituary: Donna Rader, 80, Ludington.

January 7, 2019

Obituary: Donna Rader, 80, Ludington. Donna May Rader, 80, of Ludington passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019 following a long battle with dementia. She was born September 14, 1938 in Marne to Harry and Bertha (Porter) Maher. Donna graduated from Catholic Central High School in Grand Rapids. Donna worked as a supervisor for Old Kent Bank for many years. She…

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Obituary: Vernis Ann Friese, 86, of Custer

January 7, 2019

Obituary: Vernis Ann Friese, 86, of Custer Vernis Ann Friese, 86, of Custer passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Oakview Medical Care Facility.  Vernis was born on September 11, 1932 in Benton Harbor, the youngest daughter of Henry Russell and Ila (Boss) Rynearson and graduated from Benton Harbor High School with the class of 1950.  On February 17, 1951 she…

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Obituary: Donna C. Brucato, 83 of Ludington.

January 7, 2019

Obituary: Donna C. Brucato, 83 of Ludington. Donna C. Brucato, 83 of Ludington, passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2019. Donna was born on August 27, 1935 in Detroit, the daughter of Harold and Violet (Lahman) Schelden.  She attended Valparaiso University and in 1958, was wed to Frank Brucato. Donna loved the summers in Michigan and spending time at the…

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Obituary: Henry Grubb, 78, Bitely.

January 7, 2019

Obituary: Henry Grubb, 78, Bitely. Henry Edward Grubb, 78, of Bitely, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019.   Hank was born on November 26, 1940, in Ohio, the son of Elzie and Florence (Fous) Grubb.  He grew up in Greenville and later worked for a concrete construction company in Grand Rapids.  Hank enjoyed hunting, fishing, and mushrooming. He could…

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