OBITUARIES — Brailey

Fred J. Brailey, Jr.

Brailey Mr. Fred J. Brailey, Jr., born 84 years ago in Lansing, Mich., loving husband, father and grandfather, went to be with his Lord on December 16, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Helen Brailey; brother, Duane; sister, Mary; and close uncle, Benjamin Hervey (Frances) Barnhart. Fred is survived by […]

OBITUARIES — Schneider, Mealy

Marcella Schneider

Schneider  Mrs. Marcella A. (May) Schneider, age 90, of Rockford, passed away on Friday, December 9, 2011. She was raised in Sparta during the Depression. Marcella had a good childhood and could remember making food for those in need. After graduating from Sparta High School in 1939, she worked as a nanny and helped with […]

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Kristan Elizabeth Allen Born February 27, 1954 in St. Johns, Michigan, Kristan died on November 21, 2011 in Sparta, Michigan. Beloved daughter of Alice and Roger Allen, she resided at the Ida Red Group Home in Sparta, Michigan. Kristy was much loved and will be sadly missed by all who were fortunate enough to have known her. […]

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Mealy  Jane Hilton Mealy was born and raised in Bangor, Maine. She attended Bradford Junior College and graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. She returned to Bangor, where she met and married J. Judson Mealy in 1950. Over the course of the next 55 years of marriage, […]

OBITUARIES — Gordon Blossom

Blossom  Mr. Gordon Blossom, age 83, of Rockford passed away on Friday, November 25, 2011. For 44 years and five months, Godon worked as a heavy equipment operator for the Kent County Road Commission, retiring in 1992. Gordon loved to garden, including flowers and vegetables. He also enjoyed riding his Honda 1100 Gold Wing motorcycle, […]