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Obituaries for June 15, 2021

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JENNY BULSON-TIMMER

White Cloud

Jenny E. Bulson-Timmer, 43, of White Cloud passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021, from injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident. 

A Celebration of Life for Jenny was held in Big Rapids with interment in Lincoln Township Cemetery. 

For a more lasting memorial, friends are asked to consider the fund for the care of Jenny’s son Taylor. 

Friends may share memories and condolences with Jenny’s family at www.crandellfh.com. Arrangements by Crandell Funeral Home – White Cloud Chapel.

RICHARD RANGER

Newaygo

Richard “Red” Ranger, 80, of Newaygo, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at his home. 

The graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 19 at 11 a.m. at the Newaygo Cemetery with full military honors given under the auspice of the United States Air Force and the Newaygo V.F.W. Sportsman’s Post. Friends may wish to bring their own chair to sit down during the service.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Michigan, American Cancer Society, or ALS Michigan Chapter in memory of Red.  

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

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

JOHN CRAWFORD

White Cloud

John Harvey Crawford, 79, was born April 17, 1941 and passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020 of natural causes at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife of 37 years, Sandra Crawford, in 1998. 

A celebration of life will be held on June 19 from 1-5 p.m. at the Twin Lake Gun Club, 3180 Duff Road in Twin Lake. We will be celebrating his life The Old Man’s way! Get your stories ready to share while we eat and relive all those wonderful memories! 

Memorial donations in his name can be made to Benefit4kids, 21660 23 Mile Road, Macomb, MI 48044 (B4K.org), or Twin Lake Gun Club, P.O. Box 91, Twin Lake, MI 49457 (twinlakegunclub.com). 

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

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

 

MELISSA JO SMITH

Fremont

Melissa Jo Smith, 37, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday afternoon, June 8, 2021. 

The Funeral Service was held on June 14 at Inspire Church in Fremont with Pastor Lyle Deeren and Randy McDonald officiating. Interment was made at Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens in Traverse City. 

Suggested memorials are Myositis Support And Understanding Association or He Touched Me Ministries (for Dream Kids Zambia supporting orphans and vulnerable children). 

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

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

JAYNE BAUGHAN

Baldwin

Jayne Lee Baughan, 62, of Baldwin and formerly of Byron Center, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at her home.  

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 17, from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Crandell Funeral Home – Fremont Chapel 7193 W 48th Street Fremont MI 49412 with Funeral Services at 2 p.m. at the Crandell Funeral Home.  Interment will be held on Friday, June 18, at the Winchester Cemetery in Byron Center next to her husband, Greg.  

Memorial contributions may be made to Walkerville Public Schools or Tri-Unity Christian School in Wyoming, Michigan in memory of Jayne.  

Friends may send a condolence or share a memory of Jayne with the Baughan family online at www.crandellfh.com.  Arrangements by Crandell Funeral Home – Fremont Chapel.  231-924-0800.

 

Marilyn Dawson

Newaygo

High spirited, fun loving, determined, generous and loving, beautiful inside and out.  She was definitely one of a kind!

On Saturday, June 5, 2021, Marilyn Cornell Dawson of Newaygo passed away at the age of 95.   

A celebration of Marilyn’s life will be held on August 14 at 11:30 a.m. at Loomis Lodge in Newaygo. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution in Marilyn’s name to the Newaygo County Museum and Heritage Center, P.O. Box 361, Newaygo MI 49337.

 

MARTIN J. THOMPSON SR.

White Cloud

Martin J. “Jay” Thompson Sr., 84, of White Cloud, passed away Thursday, June 10, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 15 from 4-7 p.m. at Crandell Funeral Home - White Cloud Chapel, 1109 Court St., White Cloud. Funeral service will be held on  Wednesday, June 16 at 11 a.m. at the Crandell Funeral Home – White Cloud Chapel with Pastor Gabriel Garber of the New Life Assembly of God Church presiding.  Interment in the Big Prairie Everett Township Cemetery.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the New Life Assembly of God Church in White Cloud.

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

Arrangements by Crandell Funeral Home – White Cloud Chapel.