Life Stories

Death of Former President Joseph Grady Smoot

   Agenda | Posted on January 11, 2018
Joseph Grady Smoot, 85, of Pittsburg, Kansas, died Friday Jan. 5, 2018 at Via Christi Village. He had been a resident since January 2015. He served as president of Andrews University from 1976 to 1983. His tenure saw... read more

Warren G. Popp Passes Away

   Life Stories | Posted on January 10, 2018
Warren G. Popp, 89, of Berrien Springs, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 8, 2018, at his home. He is the father-in-law of Tari Popp, director of Planned Giving & Trust Services. ... read more

Sarah Village Passes Away

   Life Stories | Posted on December 20, 2017
On Friday, Dec. 15, Sarah Beth Village passed away at her home. She was surrounded by the love and support of her friends and family members not only on this day but through the past few months as... read more

David H. Bauer Memorial Service

   Life Stories | Posted on November 29, 2017
   Event Date: December 9, 2017 03:00 pm
David Bauer, former community member and Andrews University vice president for University Advancement, passed away on Oct. 24, 2017 in Flat Rock, North Carolina. There will be a memorial service at Pioneer Memorial Church on Sabbath afternoon, Dec.... read more

"When My Daddy Died"

   Life Stories | Posted on November 16, 2017
AS I WAS RECENTLY DRIVING to the store with my 17-month-old daughter, I saw a man standing on the side of the road who reminded me of my father. The emotions flooded over me and the tears poured... read more

David H. Bauer Passes Away

   Agenda | Posted on November 12, 2017
David H. Bauer passed away on Tuesday evening, October 24, 2017. A memorial service will be held in Hendersonville, North Carolina, on November 18 (time TBD). There will be a graveside service and reception in Berrien Springs, Michigan,... read more

Alumnus Thomas Zirkle Receives Fellowship

| Posted on November 2, 2017

Thomas Zirkle, recent alumni and graduate student at Notre Dame, received the NSF GRFP fellowship grant last year and recently was the recipient of the 2017-2018 STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship.

Kathleen Ekkens Passes Away

   Life Stories | Posted on October 26, 2017
Kathleen Ekkens, 77, of Berrien Springs, Michigan, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at her home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 27, at Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews... read more