Obits

Obit: Ruth Bogner, 89 of Carr Settlement

October 7, 2013
Obit: Ruth Bogner, 89 of Carr Settlement

Ruth Sophie Bogner, aged 89, a lifelong resident of Carr Settlement passed away peacefully October 5, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family. She died from congestive heart failure while under Heartland Hospice Care.  Ruth was born Biruta Sophie Maleckas on April 27, 1924 and grew up in Custer, Michigan with her two siblings and parents Frank and Valeria…

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Obit: Donald Brennan, 83, Riverton Township

August 29, 2013
Obit: Donald Brennan, 83, Riverton Township

Donald “Don” James Brennan age 83 of Riverton Township passed away on August 27, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center of West Michigan in Ludington, MI. He was born Sept. 1, 1929 in Summit Township, Ludington the son of the late John and Thelma (Griffis) Brennan. Don graduated from Ludington High School and went onto to serve his country in the…

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Obit: Ronald Rader

August 27, 2013
Obit: Ronald Rader

Ronald Robert Rader aged 62 of Carr Settlement passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. Ron was born in Baldwin on August 31, 1950 to Richard and Willadeen (Teitheson) Rader, and graduated from Mason County Central High School with the class of 1968. On May 23, 1970 he married Verna Sedlecky at Victory…

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Obit: Raymond Bentz, 93

August 5, 2013
Obit: Raymond Bentz, 93

Raymond Albert Bentz was born on January 14, 1920 the first child of six born to Albert and Clara (Hansen) Bentz, died on Friday, August 2, 2013.  Ray remained close to his brothers and sister their entire life.  His childhood growing up in Ludington’s 4th Ward was very special to him and set the tone for his life.  He believed in hard work and…

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Obit: Rev. Rick VanHaitsma, 64, Scottville

July 24, 2013
Obit: Rev. Rick VanHaitsma, 64, Scottville

Rev. Ricky J. VanHaitsma, aged 64 of Scottville was welcomed into glory early Tuesday morning, July 23, 2013.  Rick was born on December 5, 1948 in Grand Rapids to Peter J. and Lois (Post) VanHaitsma, and graduated from Byron Center High School with the class of 1967.  Rick earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Hope College in 1971, and his Master of Divinity…

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