Life Stories

Death of James J. Hutchinson

   Life Stories | Posted on January 11, 2024
James Jay Hutchinson of St. Joseph went home to be with his Lord on Friday, Jan. 5, 2024. He was 73 when he passed away unexpectedly in Grand Rapids, Mich., from complications of a heart condition. ... read more

Death of Heather-Dawn Small

   Life Stories | Posted on January 11, 2024
Heather-Dawn Small, a longtime Seventh-day Adventist women’s leader and advocate, died on January 2 from cancer. She was 66.   Upon learning of her death, General Conference (GC) president Ted... read more

Death of Wayne Clark

   Life Stories | Posted on January 11, 2024
On January 1, 2024, Wayne Daniel Clark, age 90, of Montello, was called to rest by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He died at Montello Care Center of prostate cancer after a long and satisfying life. Wayne... read more

Death of Orville Jerome Baer Jr.

   Life Stories | Posted on January 11, 2024
Orville Jerome Baer, Jr. was born on June 11, 1937 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He recently passed away on December 23, 2023.   A funeral service was held on January... read more

Death of Carol Beal

   Life Stories | Posted on January 11, 2024
Carol Beal, 84, passed to her rest on Monday, Dec. 25. She was a 1995 graduate of Andrews University, a former employee and the mother of current employees John Beal and his wife, Marsha Beal. She was also grandmother... read more

Death of Kathleen Ann Larson

   Life Stories | Posted on December 21, 2023
Kathleen Ann (Sykes) Larson was born on May 15, 1940 in Charlotte, Michigan to Leroy Sykes and Rosalie (Wagner) Sykes. On December 28, 1960 she married the love of her life, Richard Duane Larson... read more

Death of Jane Foster Lewallen

   Life Stories | Posted on December 21, 2023
Jane Foster Lewallen, age 90 years of Niles, Michigan, wife, mother, grandmother, school librarian, traveler and cook died peacefully at 12:15 a.m. on Friday, December 15, 2023 at Woodland Terrace at Longmeadow following a brief illness. ... read more

Funeral Service for Larry Ulery

   Life Stories | Posted on December 15, 2023
Larry Stewart Ulery of Berrien Springs, Michigan passed away suddenly on Dec. 6, 2023. He had just celebrated his 75th birthday on Nov. 30. Larry was a beloved father, brother and friend who will be remembered for his... read more