Life Stories

Deaths of Elder Henry Fordham III & Sharon Fordham

   Life Stories | Posted on July 21, 2021
Andrews University joins with the Allegheny East Conference, Adventist Regional Ministries and the Seventh-day Adventist Church, along with family members and countless friends, in mourning the tragic deaths... read more

Memorial Service for Paul Hamel

   Life Stories | Posted on July 19, 2021
UPDATE: A memorial service for Paul Hamel is planned for Sunday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. in Pioneer Memorial Church. Obituary Paul Hamel was born August 9, 1919, in Kintyre,... read more

Death of Mary Louise Boothby

   Life Stories | Posted on July 15, 2021
Mary Louise Kasischke-Boothby was born in St. Joseph on Nov. 23, 1935 to Fred and Mary Kasischke. She passed away July 10, 2021 at her daughter’s home on Lake Chapin Road in Berrien Springs. Her obituary can be... read more

Death of Roy Wightman

   Life Stories | Posted on July 1, 2021
Roy Wightman, 95, of Berrien Springs passed away peacefully in his sleep on June 25, 2021. A funeral service will be held for immediate family at Allred Funeral Home. Messages and memories may be... read more

Death of James Lee Anderson

   Life Stories | Posted on July 1, 2021
James Lee Anderson, 90, of Berrien Springs, died Thursday, June 24, 2021 at Shangrila Homes in Berrien Springs. Per his request, his body has been donated to the University of Michigan’s Anatomical Gift Program.... read more

Death of James Jordan

   Life Stories | Posted on June 17, 2021
James “Jim” Jordan, 73, of Berrien Springs, passed to his rest in Jesus at Spectrum Lakeland Hospital—Niles on May 31. Jim was born Jan. 21, 1948, in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, to Raymond and Myrtle (Van... read more

Death of Rachel Onkoba

   Agenda | Posted on June 17, 2021
Rachel Onkoba, mother of alumni and student Omwocha Nyaribo and mother-in-law of alumni Ruth Nyabeta-Omwocha, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Aga Khan Hospital in Kenya due to COVID-19 related complications. Rachel will be buried on... read more

President Luxton Honored by Burman University

   Life Stories | Posted on June 10, 2021
At their virtual homecoming on June 4, 2021, Burman University announced Andrea Luxton, president of Andrews University, as recipient of the “Honorary Alumnus of the Year Award 2021.” Luxton served at Canadian University College, now Burman University, as... read more