Life Stories

Death of Robert "Bob" E. Firth

   Life Stories | Posted on January 21, 2021
Robert “Bob” E. Firth, professor emeritus, passed away on December 29, 2020, at 99 years of age. Born in Duluth, Minnesota, Dec. 19, 1921, he is survived by his daughter, Holly Jane Firth; his son, Frances Eugene Firth;... read more

Death of Edward "Ed" J. Hinman

   Life Stories | Posted on January 14, 2021
Edward "Ed" J. Hinman passed away on Dec. 30, 2020. He was the father of Brad Hinman, assistant professor of counselor education in the Department of Graduate Psychology & Counseling. Brad wrote the following in remembrance... read more

Death of Earle Hilgert

   Life Stories | Posted on January 14, 2021
William Earle Hilgert, age 97, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, at Westminster-Canterbury-Blue Ridge in Charlottesville, Virginia. Earle served previously at Andrews University as professor of New Testament in the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, chair of the... read more

Death of David Peay

   Life Stories | Posted on January 8, 2021
We are saddened to inform our campus family of the death of David Peay, husband of Karen Alford-Peay, information specialist at Student Financial Services. David died earlier this week due to complications from COVID-19. ... read more

Death of Pietro Emilio Copiz

   Life Stories | Posted on January 7, 2021
Pietro Emilio Copiz, Andrews University faculty from 1966–1979, died on Dec. 19, 2020, in Gland, Switzerland. He was born in Sinaia, Romania, on Aug. 23, 1931, but was an Italian citizen all his life. ... read more

Death of Bob Weaver

   Life Stories | Posted on January 7, 2021
Robert (Bob) Ernest Weaver, 66, died on Nov. 28, 2020, surrounded by his family. Bob attended Andrews University for two years and was the husband of Andrews graduate Jeanie McDonald Weaver; brother of Don Weaver, who served on... read more

Death of Lilly Williams

   Life Stories | Posted on November 24, 2020
Lilly May Williams, 68, of Berrien Springs, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville. Friends may visit from 4–8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at Allred Funeral Home in Berrien Springs... read more

Death of Lorraine M. Ford

   Life Stories | Posted on October 29, 2020
Lorraine M. Ford peacefully passed away in her sleep on Oct. 20, 2020, at age 96. She often told folks that she was certain that she was 108 years old! She is survived by her husband of 73... read more