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Dean (Cowboy) Center

Dean E. (Cowboy) Center, of Hanover, passed away on September 17, 2017 at the age of 88. He was born on August 19, 1929 to Cleve and Eleanor Center. Dean was a lifelong farmer who took pride in being a good steward of his land. As a champion calf...

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Ray Ernest Davis

Ray Ernest Davis, of Hastings, Michigan, passed away on September 16 at Thornapple Manor. He was born on March 6, 1930 to Edward and Laura Davis. Ray was a proud farmer and truly loved his farm. He was a hard working, honest man, always...

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Charles E.  “Charlie” Ray

Charles E.  “Charlie” Ray of Hastings passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at his residence.  He was born on January 2, 1940 In Majestic, KY to Edward Ray and Agnes Adrounie. He had a hard life in his early years, living in a 1 room house in...

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Charles A. “Art” Brewer

Charles A. “Art” Brewer of Hastings passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Thornapple Manor. He was born on July 31, 1926 in Corbin, KY to Sherman and Ida (Moberly) Brewer.  He married the love of his life, Dorothy Mae Burkart in 1944 and...

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Donna J. Hart

Donna J. Hart, 81, of Battle Creek, MI, passed away, Monday, August 21, 2017. Donna was born in Charlotte, MI on June 24, 1936, the daughter of Walter and Lucille (Shafe) Babcock. She graduated from Battle Creek Central High School in 1955 and...

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Velma Maxine Endsley

Velma Maxine Endsley, age 96, passed away on August 25, 2017 at The Cottages of Thornapple Manor with her three daughters by her side.  Velma was born on November 18, 1920 in Hastings, Michigan to Arthur and Alice (Hopper) Rayner. She had 8...

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Elizabeth “Betty” Bladowski

Elizabeth went to be with our Lord on Friday, September 1, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Elizabeth Anne Jacob was born in South Wales, Great Britain on January 6, 1933; the youngest daughter to parents, Elizabeth Anne and...

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Robert “Bob” Demaray

Passed away on Friday September 1, 2017 at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice House surrounded by his family. Age 81. Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Mary; daughters, Vicki (Roger) Rowbotham and Sherri (Brian) Britton; grandchildren, Jaime (Wes)...

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Kathryn “Kate” McKanic

Kathryn “Kate” McKanic 7-16-1926  –  8-26-2017 Passed away at Jackson County Medical Care Facility surrounded by her family.  She is survived by her 2 daughters, Nanette (Edward) Jasinowski and Mary (Brian) Lewis; son, Tim (Cindy) McKanic...

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Betty Soltis

Betty Soltis 8/12/1941 – 8/23/2017 Passed away at her home under the loving care of her family. Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Robert Soltis; children, David (Dawn) Soltis, Thomas (Susan) Soltis, Kathy Williams, Caroline Mollitor, Robert...

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Kirk Herman Pasche

Kirk Herman Pasche, 87 of Delton passed away on August 24 at his home.  Funeral services will be held at the Fort Custer National Cemetery on Tuesday September 5 at 11 AM with a luncheon following at the VFW Post 7956 located 13540 West M96 Hwy...

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David W. Brill

David W. Brill of Hastings, passed away suddenly on August 21, 2017 at his home.  He was born on September 9, 1950 in Hastings to Clinton and Virginia (Morgan) Brill. He attend several country schools near the family farm on Brogan Road and...

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