Life Stories

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

Death of Esther Della Goetzke

   Life Stories | Posted on January 19, 2023
Esther Della (Zutz) Goetzke, 92, of Berrien Springs passed away on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, at her home. She was born on April 22, 1930, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Clarence and Amelia (Molly) (Eger)... read more

Death of Joseph Avance

   Life Stories | Posted on January 17, 2023
We are saddened to inform the campus of the death of Joseph Avance, who worked in the School of Population Health, Nutrition & Wellness and supported our Title III project with the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. He... read more

Death of Lounette Ilene Hinkle

   Life Stories | Posted on January 12, 2023
Lounette Ilene (Ley) Hinkle, 94, died Dec. 25, 2022, peacefully at home in Berrien Springs, surrounded with family. She was born to August Fred Ley and Hilma Alvina (Edstrom) Ley in Springfield, Ilinois, on... read more

Death of Larry Pitcher

   Life Stories | Posted on January 12, 2023
Larry Pitcher, former president of Christian Record Services for the Blind (CRS), passed to his rest on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, after several illnesses in 2022 and complications from heart disease. He was 76. Pitcher... read more

Death of Gerald Siebold

   Life Stories | Posted on January 5, 2023
Gerald Siebold, age 87, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. He was born on Sept. 24, 1935, to Edward and Ruth (Van Gundy) Siebold in Fort Wayne, Indiana. A memorial service for Jerry... read more

Death of Warren E. "Bud" Davis

   Life Stories | Posted on December 15, 2022
“Bud” Warren E. Davis, 90, of Berrien Springs, passed to his rest on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022, at 11:30 p.m. All are welcome at the Celebration of Life service at Eau Claire Seventh-day Adventist... read more