Mr. Calvin L. Weesies, age 84, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019, in Muskegon. Cal was born July 4, 1935 to Claude and Jantina (Newmyer) Weesies in Shelby. He graduated from Western Michigan Christian High School in 1953 and served in the U.S. Army from 1955-1956.  Cal was a retired own…

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Ruth Marie Josephson, 77, of Whitehall, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019, at Poppen Hospice Residence in Muskegon. She was born July 14, 1942, in Muskegon, the daughter of Paul and Mildred (Lillmars) Holman.

Gloria Mae Gillan, 95, of Montague, passed away Monday, October 21, 2019. Gloria was born on April 9, 1924, the daughter of Harold and Violet Yukel.

Jack was born on October 12, 1945, to Carl and Irene (Woller) Schultz in Montague, Michigan. Although he traveled the world, he died at home in Montague on October 24, 2019 of cancer.

Linda Sue Mahoney, 62, of Montague, passed away Monday, October 21, 2019. She was born May 6, 1957, the daughter of Leo and Marie Johnson.

Richard Louis Knoth, born September 2, 1933, died peacefully at home on Monday, October 14, 2019. There was nothing more important to him than his family and he was happiest when they were there. It sounds cliché, but he was the husband, the father, the brother, the uncle, friend and neighbo…

Robert (Rob) Schwartz, 66, of North Muskegon, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Poppen Residence-Harbor Hospice from Glioblastoma surrounded by his family. He was born May 14, 1953, the son of Charles and Ruth Schwartz, in Dearborn, Michigan. Rob graduated from The Leelanau Pre…

Phyllis A. Johnson, age 83, of Montague, passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019 in Muskegon. She was born May 9, 1936 in Muskegon to Harold and Wilma Steinman.

Peggy Studer, of Whitehall and formerly of Shelby, on August 26, 2019, passed away peacefully with her sister by her side after a multi-year struggle with M.S. and cancer. During her illness she demonstrated courage, showed great character and was gracious to all who cared for her. Peggy was…

Patricia Evelyn Bates, 79, of Montague, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. She was born March 16, 1940, the daughter of John and Anna Jancek.

Thomas Stewart Pletcher, recently of Hanover, NH, died on August 30, 2019, in Lebanon, NH in the presence of his family, following an acute illness. Tom was born May 29, 1936 in New Haven, CT to Stewart F. Pletcher and Norene (Reilly) Pletcher. He grew up in Santa Monica, CA, moved to the sh…

On September 10, 2019, Lenora Calkins Sargent, age 81, died peacefully at her White River Township home, in the company of her family, after a reoccurrence of cancer.

Gerald Curtis Kari, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 due to liver cancer. He passed in his son’s home in Euless, Texas, surrounded with love and family by his side.

Jean C. (Silvis) Tanner, age 92, of Hart, went to her eternal home in Heaven on Friday, September 6, 2019. She was born April 24, 1927 in Shelby to Louis and Clara (Nussdorfer) Schmiedeknecht.

Pamela Marie Kring age 57 of Whitehall was called home by her Heavenly Father Friday September 6 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born July 26, 1962 in Muskegon, MI to Dale & Nancy (Jacobs) Dubois. Pam devoted her life to God, her family, church family, and Whitehall community. Sh…

Frances Ellen (Engstrom) Evans, 51, of Whitehall, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019, at Poppen Hospice Residence in Muskegon. She was born October 3, 1967, the daughter of Robert and Katherine (Kowalski) Engstrom.

R. Douglas Hanna, 73, of Montague, passed away Friday, May 3, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born May 14, 1945, the son of W. Ralph and Lucille (Sheldon) Hanna in Flint, MI. Doug graduated from Flint Southwestern High School and received his Bachelor and Master’s degrees…

Evangeline Annette Campbell, 80, of Montague, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at home with family. She was born July 11, 1938, in Davison, the daughter of Howard and Marion Johnson.

Ronald Lee Landis, 68, of Whitehall, passed away peacefully April 18, 2019. He was born June 28, 1950, in Manistee, Michigan.

Yvonne J. “Vonnie” Clock, died December 6, 2018, after attaining her goal of reaching 90 years old. A devoted wife and loving mother, Vonnie was well respected by a great many people, many who were blessed with her crocheting and knitting skills.