James Lee Bortell, age 71, passed away on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 after an accidental drowning. Jim was born on Oct. 25, 1948 on the first wedding anniversary of his Mother and Father, Helen J. Bortel and R. Lee Bortell. James attended East Grand Rapids High School and graduated in 1966. After…
Raymond Eugene Lemke, age 66, of Ludington passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. He was born Sept. 10, 1954 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to Russell and Mary (Smith) Lemke.
Donna Louise Doty Bogus Wicklund, 79, of Ludington, passed away Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 12, 1941, in Ludington, the daughter of Charles and Emily (Buffum) Doty.
Margaret Helen Kortge, 89, of Custer and former Midland resident, died at her home on Tuesday Oct. 20. She was born Jan. 24, 1931 in Taymouth Township, Michigan, daughter of the late Leo and Agnes (Waskevich) Grotkowski.
Margaret Marie Schrader, born Jan. 22, 1948 in Ludington, passed through the “Gates of Time” on Oct. 16, 2020, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, falling gently into the arms of Our Father Most High. Our beloved Sister, Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Best Friend will be deeply missed and forever wit…
Nita Clarkson died peacefully at home on Oct. 12 in Plainwell. She was 87. She was born in Fremont to Lela and Howard Brumm and grew up in Charlevoix and Holland. She attended Western Michigan University, where her first degree was in home economics and she met her husband, Duncan.
Lucille J. Copenhaver, age 95, of Ludington passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. She was born Sept. 28, 1925 in Ludington to LeRoy and Nellie (Thompson) Miller.
Phyllis Esther (Young) Slocum, 84, passed away Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Muskegon. Her family takes great comfort that her “faith became sight” last Saturday when she met her LORD and Savior Jesus Christ face-to face and began her eternal life in heaven.
Hilda M. Bidwell, age 63, of Ludington, lost her battle to cancer on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020 with her family at her side.
Richard C. “Dick” Weaver, aged 92, of Scottville, passed away on Oct. 16, 2020.