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Obituaries - Jan. 11, 2017

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Comstock Park

Michelle Diane (Ashcroft) Stewart, 48, of Comstock Park, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 in Grand Rapids, after a five week battle with cancer.

A Celebration of Life Service was held on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at the Grant Community Church, with Pastor Steve VanderWest, officiating. Burial was at the Parkview Cemetery in Grant. Memorials are suggested to Crash’s Landing, 1545 Diamond Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505 or Grant Community Church. Please share your memories of Michelle with her family online at www.fieldsmckinley.com.



Alfred Andrew Barry, 89, of Grant, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016 in Grant.

A celebration of life service was held Friday, Dec. 30 at Fields-McKinley Funeral and Cremation Services Grant Chapel with Pastor Erik Harvey officiating. Inurnment was in Parkview Cemetery in Grant. Memorials are suggested to Fields-McKinley Funeral and Cremation Services to help with expenses. Please share your memories of Alfred online at www.fieldsmckinley.com.


1/10/1956 - 12/16/2016

Roger (Papa) Miller, 60, died Dec. 16, 2016. His father, Kenneth, preceded him in death.

Funeral services were by Fields-McKinley Funeral Home in Grant. Memorials may be made to Grand Valley Aquarium Club, Box 325, Grandville, MI 49465.



Edward Orrin Saur, 85, of Auburndale, Florida, passed away Friday, Dec. 29, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

A ceremony to celebrate Ed’s life will be held in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the COPD Foundation in Ed’s name, 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Miami, FL 33134, 866-731-COPD, www.copdfoundation.org.



White Cloud

William (Bill) Ray Dickinson, 87, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 surrounded by family

Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. at Aetna Calvary Church, 3944 W. 1 Mile in White Cloud with Pastor Phil Jones officiating.



Delores “Lottie” Ann Mater, 82, of Fremont, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 at Mercy Health Hackley Hospital in Muskegon. 

Celebration of Life Services were held on Monday, Jan. 9 at the Crandell Funeral Home - Fremont Chapel with interment in the Spring at the Maple Grove Cemetery. 

Friends may consider memorial contributions to the Women of the Moose Lodge #401 in Fremont in memory of Lottie.  Friends may send a condolence or share a memory with the Mater family online at www.crandellfh.com.  Arrangements by Crandell Funeral Home – Fremont Chapel.  Arrangements by Crandell Funeral Home – Fremont Chapel.



Marjorie Elizabeth Brown, 97, passed away peacefully, while in the company of family, on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.

Funeral services officiated by Pastor Darrin Compagner were held at Blythefield Christian Reformed Church, 6350 Kuttshill Dr. NE, in Rockford at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10. Marjorie will be laid to rest next to Hugh in Clark Cemetery in Dayton Township. Please consider a memorial contribution in Marjorie’s name to: The American Decency Association, 203 E. Main St., Fremont, MI 49412.