Grand Rapids Obituaries

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  • Saturday May 16 | via The Medina Gazette 

    Gary J. Zahnke

    Gary J. Zahnke, 57, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was reunited with loved ones in Heaven on Friday, May 1, 2015. He was born July 7, 1957, to the late John and Sue Zahnke.


  • Saturday May 16 | via World Magazine 

    Weekend Reads: Unshakeable faith and unlikely influence

    A Mother's Heart Moved the Hand of God , by Tedd Galloway , is a straightforward missionary story, with most of the action takes place in East Africa during the first Gulf War. To understand the story, it's important to know that both Galloway and his wife Donna are ordained pastors.


  • Tuesday May 12 | via 

    Police in West Michigan honor fallen officers at mem...

    West Michigan police gathered at the Grand Rapids Police Department on Tuesday, May 12, to honor officers who have died in the line of duty. The annual ceremony is usually held in Rosa Parks Circle but was moved inside due to rain.


  • Sunday May 10 | via 

    Elizabeth Wilson, Tony Award winner from Grand Rapid...

    Grand Rapids-born actress Elizabeth Wilson, who starred in "The Graduate" with Dustin Hoffman and "9 to 5" with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, died Saturday at her home in New Haven. She was 94 years old.


  • Friday May 8 | via 

    East Grand Rapids settles Taser-related death case f...

    Court documents show the insurance carrier for East Grand Rapids has settled a 2009 Taser-related death case for $450,000. Bolick died Nov. 16, 2009 after police responded to his family's East Grand Rapids home on a report he was acting erratically.


  • Monday May 4 | via 

    Grand Rapids businessman Jack Keller dies at age 88

    Keller, known in West Michigan as a "great, great guy" as a result of his advertising campaigns, was born in Delphos, Kan. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Shangri-La in World War II before moving to St. Clair Shores, where he started his career in car sales at Roy O'Brien Ford in the 1960s, according to his obituary .


  • Friday May 1 | via 

    Family of man who died after repeated tasering by Ea...

    The family of man who died after being tasered by police has reached a settlement with the city of East Grand Rapids, but the terms remain secret at this time. Matthew Bolick, 30, died Nov. 16, 2009, not long after his family called for police because he was acting extremely erratically.


  • Friday May 1 | via Northern Michigan News 

    Marlene Adele (Alberts) Loughmiller

    Marlene Adele Loughmiller, of Cadillac, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was 76. Marlene was born June 25, 1938, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Louis A. and Irene Marie Alberts, and they preceded her in death.


  • Friday May 1 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    DeWITT, Leo Ivan

    LEO IVAN DeWITT, 101 FMC LAKELAND - Leo Ivan DeWitt, 101, died Thursday, April 30, 2015, of natural causes. He was born June 7, 1913, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


  • Wednesday Apr 29 | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    SpartanNash buying grocery chain in Bismarck-Mandan

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. SpartanNash is buying the Dan's Supermarket chain in Bismarck-Mandan.