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Obituaries for Dec. 3, 2019

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Lena Mae Whelpley, 85, of Bitely, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 at her home in Beaver Twp, Bitely.

A luncheon will be held at Troy Twp. Hall to celebrate her life on Dec. 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a private cemetery ceremony to follow in the spring.



David Edwin Rubin, 69, of Hesperia, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 after a battle with cancer.

He is survived by his four children: Amy (J.T. Vette) of Muskegon, Jason Rubin of Hesperia, Rachel Rubin of Minnesota, and Kevin (Misty) Rubin of Florida; half-sister, Earlene; brother, Tom (Joan) Rubin of Illinois; sister, Lorrain Rubin (Steve) of Michigan; his beloved baby sister Christine (Roy) Hennick of Mississippi; and many nieces and nephews.

David was preceded in death by his parents Earl and Betty Rubin of Illinois and sister Dorothy Rubin.

A private family celebration of life will be held in the spring.



William “Bill” E. Hall, 66, of Hesperia, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at his home.

A Celebration of Life and Time of Remembrance will be held on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. at the Crandell Funeral Home – Fremont Chapel with a visitation from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to consider the Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Michigan Chapter. 

Friends may send a condolence or share a memory with the Hall Family online at www.crandellfh.com.

Arrangements by Crandell Funeral Home – Fremont Chapel, 231-924-0800.


Rothbury formerly of Fremont

On Friday, November 29, 2019 Riley “Roy” Allers reached out, took Jesus hand, and entered his eternal home. 

The Funeral Service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home with Pastor Todd Deuling officiating.  Visitation will also be on Saturday at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until noon. 

Suggested Memorial:  Heartland Hospice - Newaygo County. 

You can sign the online guest book at www.kroeze-wolffis.com.

Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.


Spring Lake formerly of Fremont

Anna P. Land, 92, of Spring Lake, formerly of Fremont, passed away Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, on her 92nd birthday.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Dec. 6 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Crandell Funeral Home – Fremont Chapel, 7193 W. 48th Street in  Fremont with the Memorial Service and Celebration of Life at 1 p.m. Interment in  Maple Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp or the Fremont Area Community Foundation for the White River Watershed Partnership. 

Crandell – Fremont Chapel, 231-924-0800, www.crandellfh.com.