OBITUARIES

obit-Combs

Combs Mrs. Betty Combs, age 83, of Belmont went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011. She was two-and-one-half years old when her mother died and three years old when polio was diagnosed. Her father, a teacher, moved the family to Cedar Springs so they could walk to church […]

OBITUARIES

obit-Weaver

Weaver Wilma Juanita (Lawder) Weaver, 87, passed away February 2, 2011. Born September 10, 1923 in Woodville, Miss., to Pearl (Swartz) Lawder and Rev. J. (John) Clyde Lawder, she was the eldest of four sisters. An itinerant childhood through Enid and Neodesha, Kan., Tonkawa, Okla., and Normal Ill., culminated in Lansing, Mich., with an education […]

OBITUARIES — Ellen

obit-Ellen

Mrs. Anna Cavanaugh Ellen, age 100, of Rockford passed away on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. She was a 1927 graduate of Rockford High School and member of the Golden “R” Club. Anna was also the oldest living member of Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church. Family was important to her, and she was delighted to […]

Obituaries — December 9, 2010

obit-Streeter

Streeter Mrs. Pauline V. Streeter, age 84, of Rockford passed away on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010. She was born in Grand Rapids in an area where her parents lived which was called the Interurban, a turn-around for the street cars coming out of Grand Rapids. Pauline eloped with her sweetheart, Harold, before he was sent […]

Obituary—October 28, 2010

Aleta Clara Noonan

Noonan  Aleta Clara Noonan, 98, formerly Aleta Stegenga, of Rockford and Traverse City, passed away peacefully on October 17, 2010. Aleta was born March 2, 1912, in Kent County, Mich. She was seven weeks old when her father, Albert Hoffmeyer, died, leaving her mother, Rose, to raise three children. Eight years later, Rose married Edward […]