William “Bill” Alphenaar, age 86, of Grand Haven passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

Charles A. “Chic” Gerrish, age 87, of Grand Haven passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at Sanctuary at the Shore.

Ms. Faye Anne Harper, age 70 — loving mother, grandmother, daughter and sister — passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Holland.


Jean Elizabeth Erickson (Farthing), 94, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.

Arrangements by Throop Funeral Home-Coopersville.

Jerry E. Sherman, 77, of Grand Haven died Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 at home.

Leona Lorene Klopp, 74, of Grand Haven died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at her home.

Lena Kathryn DuShane, 106, of Grand Haven died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at Heartwood Lodge.

Betty Lucille Acken, 90, of Nunica, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at her home.

Alegria “Lee” Brown, 87, of Spring Lake, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.

Walter Thomas Newman of Grand Rapids and Grand Haven died at home on Dec. 18, 2014.

Nancy Lou Wiersma, 67, of Spring Lake died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at Poppen House. 

Anne Elizabeth Tokarz, 92, of Ferrysburg died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at Heartwood Lodge in Spring Lake Township.

Lucille Johnson, 96, formerly of Grand Haven, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Winter Park, Fla.

Victor Donald Vantrepott, 96, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.

Arrangements by the Sytsema Funeral Homes of Muskegon.

Mary Jo Dickard, 83, of Michigan City, Ind., died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Hospice Franciscan Communities.

Louis Rycenga, 97, of Grand Haven died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Heartwood Lodge.

Daniel Curtis Mixer died Dec. 11, 2014.

Arrangements are being handled by Clock Funeral Home of Muskegon.

Gladys Jean Young, 87, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Spring Lake.

John Nikkari, 90, of Ann Arbor, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at Heartwood Lodge.

Caleb J. Schmidt, 23, of Spring Lake, died unexpectedly from an automobile accident.