Obituaries

Obituaries

Memorial service Nov. 28 for Leon ‘Bub’ Flannery

Leon “Bub” Flannery died Tuesday, Nov. 20, on his way to his Florida winter home. He was 80. He was born on April 14, 1938, the youngest of seven children to James and Lala Flannery in Byron Center. He is survived by his wife, Carol Flannery and his children Dennis (Dawn), Pamela Delnay (Dennis Farrell) […]

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Funeral slated for Steven Pigeon, 66, of Hopkins

Steven Christopher Pigeon, 66 of Hopkins, died Tuesday, Nov. 20,at his home. Born Nov. 5, 1952, in Allegan, Michigan, he was the son of the late Edmund and Jennie (Stevens) Pigeon and husband of Katheryn Colleen (Larr) Pigeon for more than 41 years. Steve also leaves behind his children, Ed Pigeon, Angie “Bear” Pigeon, Pearl

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Mass of Christian Burial Saturday for Ellen Snyder

Ellen Lucille Snyder (Young) of Dorr died Monday, Nov. 19. She was 74. She is survived by sons, Charles (Colleen) Snyder and Thomas (Donna) Snyder; grandchildren, Jeremy (Alexa), Samantha (Brad Kopinski), Samantha, Ellissa, Logan, Marly, Jordan (Annea Hueck), Samantha (Daniel Beirne), Serra (Jesse Bowen); four great-grandchildren, Zoey, Phoebe, Ollie, Nolan and one on the way.

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Funeral set for Friday for Donald Loew, 74, of Dorr

Donald Edwin Loew, 74, of Dorr, died Friday, Nov. 16. Born July 23, 1944, in Allegan, he was the son of Paul M. and Thelma C. (Mulliken) Loew and was the husband of Janice (Engelsman) Loew. He had been a member of the Allegan Seventh Day Adventist Church since he was saved in 1997. He

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Service will be Saturday for WHS grad Chuck Gardner

Charles Henry Gardner, age 69, a 1967 graduate of Wayland High School, died Sunday, Nov. 18. Chuck served his country in the Army National Guard. He is survived by his daughter, Heidi (Bill) Wilhoit, grandchildren, Megan and Bill, Jr.; his mother, Esther Scherer; brothers and sisters, Bob (Theresa) Scherer, Judy Frank, Connie (Norm) VanKampen, Scott

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Funeral will be Monday for Florence Jones of Hopkins

Florence Jones, 96, of Hopkins, died  Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Laurels of Sandy Creek in Wayland. Born Feb. 8, 1922 in Burnips, she was the daughter of George and Rose (Bush) Cartwright. On March 2, 1940 she married John H. Jones and he preceded her in death on Nov. 21, 2000. Mrs. Jones had

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Service will be Monday for Edith Selvig, 97, of Dorr

Edith Margaret Selvig, age 97, of Dorr, died Tuesday, Nov. 13. She is survived by her children Pat (Robert) East and Ken (Diane) Selvig; grandchildren Todd (Julie) Bieber, Robyn (Thom) Kieft, Kris (Missy) Bieber, Jon (Amy) Selvig, and Katherine (Jody) Scott, 11 great grandchildren, sister Elsie Calogero, many niece, nephews and extended family and friends.

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Funeral Friday for Hopkins native Kenny McBride, 88

John K. “Kenny” McBride of Kalamazoo, died Sunday morning, Nov. 11, at Borgess Hospital. He was 88. Ken was born Jan. 25, 1930, to Howard and Cleo (Ryder) McBride on the McBride family farm in Hopkins. He was united in marriage to JoAnn Helen Amborski on Oct. 2, 1954. Ken served in the U.S. Army

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Services already held for free spirit Scott Reil, 27

Scott Reil, died Wednesday, Oct. 31. He was 27. Scott was a free spirit with a larger than life heart. He would always stand for what he thought was right. Scott’s shoulder was always there to lean on; whether family, friend, or stranger. Scott loved the outdoors, hiking, fishing, skateboarding, and snowboarding. Snowboarding led him

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Agnes ‘Tootsie’ Bame dies at age 90 at Sandy Creek

Agnes “Tootsie” Mary Bame, 90, died Oct. 26. Due to illness, Agnes spent her final years receiving care at The Laurels of Sandy Creek, in Wayland.  “We were pleasantly surprised when she was able to learn to enjoy her new life there.  She thrived by singing and dancing and eating chocolates! She is survived by

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