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Emelia Parish

April 8, 1912



Born: April 8, 1912

Death: September 24, 2012

Emelia (Emily) Milanowski Bohn Parish, who celebrated her 100th birthday on April, 8th, 2012, died on Monday, September 24, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, Julian and Louise (Wisz) Milanowski; her first husband, Cliff Bohn; step-daughter, Donna Bohn VanderJagt; daughter-in-law, Ruth Bohn; second husband, Joseph Parish and son-in-law, J. Robert VanderJagt. She is survived by her step-son, David Bohn of Nitro WVa.; grandchildren, Cheryl Nienhuis (Jerry), Pam Reitsema (David), David VanderJagt (Linda), Dale VanderJagt (Deborah) and Beth Germond (Steve), Wendy Flynn (Mark), Jim Bohn (Dawn); 13 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren. The family extends a special thanks to the staff at Porter Hills, who provided such wonderful care for Emily. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday 11:00 AM at St. Robert of Newminster Church, 6477 Ada Dr. SE, Rev. Leonard Sudlik, presiding. Interment Rosedale Memorial Park. Visitation one hour prior to the service at church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Porter Hills Benevolent Fund, 4450 Cascade Rd. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

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