Grace Achterhoff **
Baby Boy Blanker **
Edward Broekstra ** Cornelius Broene **
Marie Christophersen **
Erwin Dubois ** Arthur Fisher ** Jane McIntosh Gunn ** Walter J. Hayword ** Mrs. Henry Knoper **
Jennie Frances Krombeen ** Anton Kuete ** Gertrude Landstra ** Peter Maas ** Anne Medema ** Bert D. Merrills ** Mary Odejeski ** Thomas Sebunia ** Carrie Shoemaker ** Mathias Silkowski ** Baby Dixie Lee Stanton **
Anna Steenland ** Minnie Syre ** Mary Tansey ** Olga Temmink ** Dr. Russell I Victor ** Minor Walton **
Ralph Williams ** Albertus Worst
CHRISTOPHERSEN--Mrs. Marie Christophersen, aged 82, passed away early Monday morning at her home, 748 Coats st., S.W. Surviving are two sons, Alfred of Racine, Wis., and Harry of Saginaw , Mich.: two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Peters and Mrs. Agnes Nelson, both of Grand Rapids; thirteen grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Andrew Johnson of South Bend, Ind. Mrs. Christophersen reposes at the Joldersma & Son Funeral Home, 832 Grandville av., S.W., where funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, Burial in Restlawn Memorial Park.
KNOPER--Mrs. Henry Knoper, aged 77, passed away Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Justin Zylstra, in Allendale. She is survived by two other daughters, Mrs. William Meerman of Coopersville and Mrs. Henry Walcott of Grand Rapids; five sons, Harm and Simon of Grand Rapids; thirty-five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 at the home (private) of John Zylstra and 2 o’clock at the Allendale Christian Reformed church. Rev,. Keegstra officiating. Burial in Allendale cemetery. Arrangements by Wolbrink, Allendale.
MAAS--Peter Maas, aged 77, passed away early
Monday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Van Woerkom, 341 Indiana
av., S.W. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Anna Maas; the daughter at whose home he
died; a son, Earl Maas, and one grandson; three sisters, Miss Mary Maas, Mrs.
Annie Ward and Mrs. Frank Orean. Mr. Maas’ body reposes at the Alt Mortuary,
where funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:20. Interment in
"Peter Maas, Resident Here 77 Years, Dies" Peter Maas, 77, lifelong resident of this city, died Monday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George VanWorkam, 341 Indiana-av., S.W. He was a former garage mechanic employed by the road commission.
Besides his daughter, he is survived by his widow, Anna, a son, Earl, a grandson, and three sisters, Mary Maas, Mrs. Annie Ward and Mrs. Frank Orean.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 Wednesday at the Alt chapel. Burial will be in Rosedale Memorial park.
Krombeen--Mrs. Jennie Frances Krombeen, aged 57, passed away Sunday evening at her home, 929 Prince-st., S.E. Surviving are her husband, Nicholas Krombeen; one daughter, Miss Elizabeth Krombeen; two sons, John and George Krombeen; five grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Pauline Veen; one sister, Mrs. Lillian VanWeezel; one brother, Philip Veen. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Oakdale Park Reformed church. Rev. A. Maatman officiating. Relatives will meet in the church parlors at 1:30. Interment in Woodlawn cemetery. Mrs. Krombeen will repose at the home until Wednesday noon. Arrangements by Zaagman.
DuBois--Erwin DuBois, aged 37, passed away Sunday morning at his home in Allendale township. He is survived by his father, Ernest; three sisters, Dorothy, Mrs. Frieda Klemke and Mrs. Lillian Schmidt, and one brother, Arthur. The body will be taken from the Wolbrink Funeral Home, Allendale, to the family home Wednesday morning, where services will be held at 2 o’clock and at 2:30 at St. John’s Lutheran church. Blendon. Interment in Allendale cemetery.
Gunn--Mrs. Jane McIntosh Gunn, aged 82, widow of John A. Gunn, passed away Tuesday morning at her home, 1233 Sherman-st., S.E. Surviving are four daughters, Miss Irna A. Gunn, Mrs. Helen Brown, Mrs. E. Lloyd Bennett and Mrs. John M. Alden of Grand Rapids; two brothers, Robert B. Grant of Grand Rapids and Donald Grant of Canada; four sisters, Mrs. Hugh Campbell, Mrs. Angus Cameron, Mrs. Duncan MacRae, all of Canada, and Mrs. Hiram Gunn of Scarsdale, N.Y. Mrs. Gunn was removed to Metcalf Mortuary, where services will be held at 3:30 Thursday afternoon. Mr. Audley F. Hewitt will officiate. Interment in Fair Plains cemetery.
Tansey--Mrs. Mary Tansey, aged 75, of 230 Crescent-st., N.E. passed away Wednesday morning at St. Mary’s hospital after a short illness. She is survived by one daughter, Miss Kathryn M. Tansey; a brother and sister in Ireland Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 9:30 at the Colonial Funeral Home, and at St. Andrew’s cathedral at 10. Interment in St. Andrew’s cemetery. Friends will recite the Rosary Thursday evening at 8:15 at the funeral home, where Mrs. Tansey reposes.
Medema--Mrs. Anne Medema, aged 72, of 1665 Martindale-av., S.W., passed away Wednesday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Neil VanOveren, 1965 Buchanan-av., S.W. Surviving are two sons, Floris of Cleveland, Melvin of Muskegon; three daughters, Mrs. Neil VanOveren and Mrs. John Marema of Grand Rapids, Mrs. John Vandenberge of Princeton, N.J.; twelve grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 at the Joldersma & Son Funeral Home, 832 Grandville-av., S.W., Rev. L.H. Benes officiating. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery. Mrs. Medema reposes at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Marema, 1665 Martindale-av., S.W., until Friday morning.
Merrills--Bert D. Merrills, aged 59, passed away Monday evening. He is survived by his widow, Caroline; two daughters, Mrs. Martin VanDreumel, jr., of Grand Rapids, Miss Dorothy at home; one son Pvt. Albert D. Merrills, United States Army, Camp Wallace, Tex.; three grandchildren; one brother, Seward Merrills of Rockford, Mich.; one sister, Mrs. Ed Wynkoff of Grand Rapids. His body reposes at the family residence, 432 Rumsey-st., S.W. Funeral announcement late. Arrangements by Ronan Funeral Home.
Landstra--Funeral services for Mrs. Gertrude Landstra, aged 59, of 717 Franklin-st., S.E., will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Zaagman Funeral Chapel. Interment Restlawn Memorial park. Mrs. Landstra reposes at the chapel.
Broekstra--Edward Broekstra, aged 57, of Butterworth-rd., S.W., died unexpectedly Monday morning. He is survived by a son, James Tansey; two daughters, Mrs. George Bowman and Mrs. Richard Linski; two brothers, John and Senia Broekstra; a sister, Mrs. Terrance Haggerty, and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Alt Mortuary Chapel. Interment in Rosedale Memorial park. Mr. Broekstra will repose at his late residence until Thursday morning at 11 o’clock.
Temmink--Mrs. Olga Temmink, aged 50 years, of 64 Fuller-av., N.E., died Tuesday morning g at Butterworth hospital. She is survived by her husband, J. Allan Temmink; one daughter, Miss Marian Clawson; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Westman, all of Grand Rapids, and three brothers and three sisters. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Vanderpool Funeral Home 68 Jefferson-av., S.E. Rev. Harold Janes, of Park Congregational church, will officiate. The body will later be removed to Detroit for cremation service.
Williams--Funeral services for Ralph Williams, aged 45, of 533 Kendalwood-dr. N.E., will be held at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon at the North Park Presbyterian church. Mr. Williams will repopse at the home until 10 o’clock Thursday morning when he will be removed to the church to lie in state until time of service. Interment Fair Plains cemetery. Arrangements by Van Strien-Aiman
Vietor--Funeral services for Dr. Russell I. Vietor, who passed away Monday afternoon, will be held at the Metcalf Chapel at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon. Interment Greenwood cemetery.
Worst--Funeral services for Albertus Worst, who passed away Monday morning at his home, will be held Thursday at 2 o’clock at the Hollwerda Funeral Home. Interment Restlawn Memorial park. Mr. Worst will repose at his home, 327 Freyling-pl., S.E., until Thursday morning.
Stanton--Baby Dixie Lee Stanton, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kieth Stanton of Sparta, passed away Monday morning. Surviving besides the parents are a brother and sister, Donald and Janet; the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Roskamp and Mrs. Alta Stanton; great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. I.H. Havens and Martin Roskamp. Private prayer services were held Tuesday morning, with interment in Sparta Greenwood cemetery. Arrangements by the Bettes Memorial Chapel.
Shoemaker--Mrs. Carrie Shoemaker, aged 81, a lifelong resident of Lansing, passed away Wednesday at Butterworth hospital. Surviving are five cousins, Mrs. Mary Barber, Miss Gertrude and Miss Jessica Bush, Mrs. Gladys Joslin and Mrs. John A Kozak. Funeral services wull be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 in the Palmer-O’Donnell chapel at Lansing. Interment in Lansing cemetery. Mrs. Shoemaker will repose at the Creston Funeral Home until Saturday noon. Lansing papers please copy.
Fisher--Funeral services for Arthur Fisher, aged 74, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Creston Funeral Home, where Mr. Fisher repose. Interment in Fairplains cemetery.
Hayward--Funeral service for Walter J. Hayword, aged 73, of 66 Stewart-st., s.w. will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from Sullivan Funeral Home, Inc. Interment in Restlawn Memorial park. (The last name was spelled two different ways in paper.)
Broene--Funeral services for Cornelius Broene, aged, 71, of 330 Henry-av., S.E., will be held Friday afternoon at 3:30 at the Zaagman Funeral Chapel, Rev. William Stuart officiating. Interment Oak Hill cemetery. Mr. Broene reposes at the chapel.
Sebunia--Thomas Sebunia, aged 67, of 1024 Butterworth-sr., S.W., passed away suddenly Wednesday afternoon at the resident. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Mary Sebunia, three daughters, Mrs. Joseph Kulesa, Mrs. Walter Grzvgorski and Mrs. Richard McCord, all of Grand Rapids; two sons, Chester and William at home; three sisters in Erie, Pennsylvania; one brother, Anthony Sebunia, in Grand Rapids, and six grandchildren. Mr. Sebunia reposes at the late residence. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Scared Heart church. Interment Polish Catholic cemetery. Arrangements by the Arsulowicz Funeral Home.
Steenland--Mrs. Anna Steenland, aged 65, of Division-rd., S., passed away Thursday morning at her home. She is survived by her husband, Matt and one brother, James Chadwick of Birmingham, Ala. The body was removed to the Workman Funeral Home. Funeral announcement later.
Kuete--Anton Kuete, aged 64, residing at 418 Bridge-st., N.W., passed away Wednesday afternoon at St. Mary’s hospital. Surviving are three brothers, Frank of Grand Rapids, Bernard of Detroit, John of Los Angeles. He was a member of the St. Joseph and Holy Name societies of St. Mary’s church, where funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 9 o’clock. Interment in Mt. Calvary cemetery. Mr. Kuete reposes at Alt Mortuary where members of the societies and friends will recite the rosary Friday evening at 8 o’clock.
Odejeski--Mrs. Mary Odejeski, aged 60, of 211 Valley-av., N.W., passed away Wednesday afternoon at the residence. Surviving are the husband, Matthew Odejeski; three daughters, Mrs. Roman Podell and Mrs. Walter Swiezawski of Grand Rapids, and Miss Anna at home; one son, Chester, of Grand Rapids; one brother, Frank Malich, of Pasco Robles, California, and three grandchildren. Mrs. Odejeski reposes at the late residence. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart church. Interment in Polish Catholic cemetery. Arrangements by the Arsulowicz Funeral Home.
Walton--Minor Walton, aged 59, passed away Wednesday at his home, 1744 Alexander, S.E. He is survived by his widow, Margaret; one stepdaughter, Barbara Eldred; his father, Fred Walton of Shepherd, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. Florine White of Shepherd, and Mrs. Earl Mester of Royal Oak. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in Park Congregational church. Interment in Woodlawn cemetery. Mr. Walton will repose at Rauschenberger’s Funeral Home until noon Saturday. The body will he in state at the church from noon until time of service.
Achterhoff--Funeral services for Mrs. Grace Achterhoff, aged 53, of 1307 Scriber, N.W., will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Van’t Hoff Funeral Home. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Muskegon. The body will repose at the residence until Saturday noon.
Syre--Mrs. Minnie Syre, aged 52, of 24 Home-st.., S.E., passed away Wednesday afternoon. She is survived by her husband, Frank, and one son, Keith of Grand Rapids; two brothers, Edward Kirk of Los Angeles, Calif., and Will Kirk of Kansas City. Funeral services Saturday at 2 p.m. at Kilstrom’s Funeral Home, 511 Union-av., S.E. Burial in Restlawn cemetery.
Blanker--Baby Boy Blanker, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Blanker, of 17 Mack-av., passed away at birth Wednesday evening at Blodgett hospital. Besides the partents, he is survived by one brother Roger Lee; the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Ilbrink and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Koster. Prayer services will be held Thursday afternoon at the Wyoming township cemetery. Arrangements by Holwerda.
Silkowski--Funeral services for Mathias Silkowski will be held Saturday morning at 9 o’clock at St. Adalbert’s church. Interment Polish Catholic cemetery. The body reposes at the Derezinski Funeral Home.
Transcriber: Barb Jones
Created: 21 June 2009