GORDON DENNIS STANARD, age 79 of Caledonia formerly of Ada, passed away Friday, August 19, 2016. He was preceded in death by his sister Margorie Stanard. He is survived by his wife of 29 years Sandy and her son Brandon (Trish) Holmes; children Dennis (Lanny) Stanard, Greg Stanard, Angela Klien, Patricia Ruse, Jo Bob (Judy) Eliason; brother Edgar (Collean) Niles; in-laws Lorraine (Don) Thome, Colleen (Paul) Swelnis; 6 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and his canine companions. Memorial service will be held Tuesday, September 6, 11:00 a.m. at Whitneyville Bible Church, 8655 Whitneyville Ave. SE, Alto. Rev. Dennis Ross and Rev. Dave Dietz officiating. Visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. The family would appreciate contributions to the Gordon Stanard Memorial Fund in care of O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst, 3980 Cascade Rd. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.