LARAMY – Gertrude Laramy (89) passed away unexpectedly but peacefully morning with her family by her side. She has been reunited in heaven with her husband of 55 years Watson Laramy her twin sister Ann (Don) Van Houtum and her brothers Herm (Ruth), John (Cora) and Willis Alofs. She will continue to inspire her sister Martha (John) Ritsema her children Lawrence Laramy of Cambridge Maryland Sara Termaat Bruce (Jean) Laramy Susan (Grant) Cooper all of Grand Rapids and daughter in law Linda Laramy of Easton Maryland. She will also be missed by her grand children Tim Laramy and Molly (Huan) Tran of Washington D.C., Nate (Ali) Termaat Emily (Dave) Shrier Amie Laramy Amanda (Adam) Lube Megan Cooper all of Grand Rapids and Lindsay Cooper of Los Angeles CA., as well as her great grandchildren Taaron and Cameron Laramy Camille and Ella Termaat . Known by those who loved her as Mom Gert Gerty Grandma Great or Rue Gertrude maintained the enthusiasm of a child throughout her long life and was adored by all who knew her. Quick with a smile and always dressed to the nines Gert was a graceful presence wherever she went. Our matriarch and friend will be dearly missed. The family would like to thank Pilgrim Manor and the Blodgett Critical Care staff for their contribution to Gerts comfort. Services will be held March 8 at 2:00 at Third Reformed Church 2060 Michigan Street NE Grand Rapids with the Reverend Dennis TeBeest officiating. Visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in her memory to Pilgrim Manor at 2000 Leonard Street NE Grand Rapids MI 49505 or the Haiti relief fund.