Life Stories

Death of Dennis Woodland, Emeritus Professor

   Life Stories | Posted on May 25, 2023
Dennis Woodland, emeritus research professor of botany, died on Saturday, May 20, in Milton Freewater, Oregon, after a long, hard battle with cancer. He taught at Andrews University in the Department of Biology for 33 years, retiring in... read more

Celebration of Life for Shirani Simpson

   Life Stories | Posted on May 18, 2023
   Event Date: May 21, 2023 04:15 pm
A “Celebration of Life for Shirani Simpson” will be held on Sunday, May 21, at Iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día de Berrien Springs (Spanish Seventh-day Adventist Church), 210 W Ferry St, Berrien Springs. You can read more about... read more

Death of William G. Johnsson

   Life Stories | Posted on March 16, 2023
William G. Johnsson, a prolific author, respected scholar, and long-time editor of the Adventist Review died on March 11 after an illness, in Loma Linda, California, United States. He was 88. Johnsson earned a... read more

Death of John William Henson III

   Life Stories | Posted on March 16, 2023
The following tribute was submitted by Shandelle Henson, professor of mathematics and professor of biology, in honor of her father, John William Henson III. --- My dad, John William Henson III,... read more

Death of James McKee

   Life Stories | Posted on March 9, 2023
James McKee, who taught math and physics at Andrews Academy from the 1970s to 1990s, died March 2, 2023, at the age of 89. His wife DeLauna McKee worked at Ruth Murdoch Elementary School for many years. A... read more

Death of Neal Lee Sherwin

   Life Stories | Posted on March 2, 2023
Neal Lee Sherwin, 93, of Berrien Springs, was born in Battle Creek to Orlen and Vera Sherwin on Oct. 13, 1929, and died Feb. 20, 2023, at home peacefully. He graduated from Cedar Lake... read more

Death of Geraldine St. Clair

   Life Stories | Posted on March 2, 2023
Geraldine Bicknell, better known as Gerre, was born in Deer Lodge, Tennessee, on Christmas Day, 1932, the youngest of 16 siblings. She passed away peacefully on Feb. 21, 2023, surrounded by family. Gerre lost her husband of 66... read more

Death of Elia Villanueva-Hernandez

   Life Stories | Posted on February 23, 2023
Elia Villanueva-Hernandez, 42, of Berrien Springs, died Feb. 13, 2023, at her home. She was a self-sacrificing wife, a loving mother, a faithful sister and a sincere friend. Funeral services were held at 8... read more