Jean M. Whichard, August 14, 1929 – June 12, 2016. Beloved wife of Thomas F. Whichard; devoted mother to Susan (Dan “Pat”) Babin of Grandville, MI, and John T. (Nancy) Whichard of Coto de Caza, CA; loving grandmother to Drew (Sarah) Babin, Jenn Babin Moynihan (Rob), Kathryn “Katie” Whichard and Johnny Whichard. Great grandmother to “our little baby”, Faith. Step-grandmother to Michael Babin and Derek Babin of Kalamazoo, MI and their families. Jean is also survived by many lifelong friends and those at Cascade Country Club who so enjoyed and admired her outspoken nature. Funeral service will be held Thursday 11:30 a.m. at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. S.E., Grand Rapids. Rev. Leonard Sudlik officiating. The family will meet with friends and relatives one hour prior to the service at the funeral home chapel. Private interment will take place at Graceland Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please consider contributions to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or CASA of Michigan (Advocates for abused and neglected children), 660 Cascade West Parkway S.E., Ste. 65, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.