Life Stories

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

Funeral Services for Wolfhard & Irene Touchard

   Life Stories | Posted on February 15, 2023
Wolfhard Touchard, 87, of Berrien Springs, fell asleep in Jesus on Feb. 5, 2023, after a brief illness. Wolfhard was born June 30, 1935, to Wilhelm and Elsa (Zanke) Touchard in Stuttgart, Germany. He... read more

Death of Jon L. Dybdahl

   Life Stories | Posted on January 26, 2023
Former Walla Walla University president, professor and long-time Walla Walla Valley resident Jon Dybdahl passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 18. Dybdahl was president from 2002 to 2006. He taught theology at WWU for 13 years starting in 1976.... read more