Rudolph Stuart Sauber

Rudolph Stuart Sauber, age 91 of Lowell, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph Stewart Sauber, and Dorothy Konowski; son Rudolph S. Sauber Jr. Stuart is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn K. Sauber; children, James A. Sauber, Patricia K. Cusick, Richard E. Sauber, Kelly L. Scheer, […]

Arlene Ruth Sytsma

Arlene Ruth Sytsma, age 82 of Lowell, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022. She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Theodore “Ted” Sytsma; children, Amy (Darryl) McGregor, Jodi (David) Nelson; grandchildren, Austin (Beth) McGregor, Logan McGregor, Keaton (Ivory Hoang) McGregor, Morgan (Chris) Markowski, Hunter Nelson; great-grandchildren, Addison McGregor, Owen, and Lily Markowski; […]

Joanne Marie McPherson

Joanne Marie McPherson, age 75, died on June 23, 2022, at her home in McLean, Virginia surrounded by family. She is survived by her husband, Peter McPherson; children, Susan McPherson Shea (Jack), Marc Bielawski, Bruce McPherson (Hanh), Michael Kircher (Donna); and seven grandchildren. The daughter of Patrick & Catherine Paddock, she was born October 22, 1946, in Washington, D.C. […]

Howard Konwinski

Howard Jack Konwinski, age 84, passed away while being cared for by family on the evening of June 7, 2022. He was born on December 4, 1937, the son of Edward Konwinski and Flora (Schipper), in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Howard graduated from South High School. In 1955 he entered the Army and served from 1955-1958. He later […]

Robert “Bob” Smith

Robert “Bob” Ellsworth Smith, age 63 of Lowell, unexpectedly passed away on June 18, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Elaine Smith; and brother, Don Smith. He is survived by his children, Sarah (Brian) Thompson, Amber (Jesse) Waldecker; grandchildren, Eliana and Bryleigh Thompson, Grayson Waldecker; and canine companion, Blu Dog. […]

Delores Cook

Delores Cook, age 97, passed away Friday, June 17, 2022, at home. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 46 years, Ron Cook; children, Chris (Connie) Hample, Laura (Ron) McCollum, Ronald Cook Jr., Debbie (Dave) Wiggins; sisters, Lorna Rose; 12 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Dee was preceded […]

Alyce M. Hoban

Alyce M. Hoban, of East Grand Rapids, died Thursday, June 16, 2022. The daughter of Martha Z. Boughey and William L. Seaks, she was born on November 16, 1929, in Grand Rapids. Alyce was the granddaughter of Charles and Alice Zapf of Traverse City. Alyce married W. Thomas Hoban on November 6, 1954. She graduated […]

Gina Marie Ayers

Gina Marie Ayers, age 46 of Lowell, passed away on June 14, 2022. She was preceded in death by her mother, Diana Ayers. Gina is survived by her father, Benjamin Ayers; brothers, Jesse, Ben Jr., and Kevin; uncle, Denny (Penny) Allen; great-aunt, Joann Laper; and many friends. A private Celebration of Life will be held […]

Dorothy French

Dorothy French, of Grand Rapids (formerly East Grand Rapids), went home to God in the early morning of Tuesday, June 14 at the age of 93. She is survived by two of her four sons and their wives, Jeffrey (Diane) French, and Steve (Nancy) French; seven grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death […]

James “Jim” Howard

Jim Howard, age 79 of Lowell has passed away on June 14, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Curley and Bea Howard; and son, Steve. He is survived by his daughter, LuAnn Palcowski; grandchildren, Hailey Duram, Morgan Duram; great-grandchildren, Vernon Oaks III, Jocelyn Oaks; and sister, Bonnie Balcerzak. Jim worked at Amway […]