Life Stories

Memorial Service for Rick Ledesma

   Life Stories | Posted on June 20, 2018
We are saddened to inform the campus of the death of Rick Ledesma, husband of Janet Ledesma, professor of leadership. Rick died Friday, June 15, following a hard-fought battle with brain cancer. Please remember... read more

Funeral Service for Tracy Seitenstich

   Life Stories | Posted on June 8, 2018
Tracy Seitenstich, 37, died on Sunday, June 3, from injuries sustained in a car accident near Dowagiac, Michigan. Tracy worked at Andrews University for seven years, most recently in customer service at LithoTech. Please remember her family and co-workers in your... read more

Memorial Service for Millie Youngberg

   Life Stories | Posted on April 26, 2018
Millie was born on September 26, 1926, in Rosenberg Texas. When Millie was nine, her mother died in a diabetic coma, and six weeks later her father died of a heart attack leaving Millie and her 11-year-old brother... read more

Death of Art Lavallee

   Life Stories | Posted on April 19, 2018
Arthur Lavallee, 75, of Berrien Springs, passed away on April 17, 2018, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, surrounded by his family. Art was a former employee of Andrews University, driving charter buses throughout the country.... read more

Memorial Service for Mary Rant Baker

   Life Stories | Posted on March 8, 2018
Andrews alumna Mary Rant Baker (secretarial studies, 1952), passed away on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in West Bend, WI. She was 95. Born in Milwaukee, WI, to Slovenian immigrants, she loved art and music... read more

Funeral Service for Brad Bateman

   Life Stories | Posted on February 23, 2018
The funeral service for Brad Bateman will be held at the Buchanan Seventh-day Adventist Church on Sunday Feb. 25, 2018. Visitation will be from 2–4 p.m. and the service will start at 4 p.m. with a light supper... read more

Funeral Service for Russell Young

   Life Stories | Posted on February 22, 2018
Russell “Russ” Young, 63, of Berrien Springs, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 17, 2018. His wife, Sue Young, works at the Center for Youth Evangelism. They have four children, a son, Andrew Young, and three daughters: Kaitlin, Hannah... read more

Memorial Services for Joseph Grady Smoot

   Life Stories | Posted on February 7, 2018
Memorial services for Joseph Grady Smoot, former president of Andrews University, will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at the Neenah Seventh-day Adventist Church, 265 S. Green Bay Road, Neenah, WI 54956. John McVay, president of... read more