Henry C. Lazak

Birth Date: Sep 26, 1935 Passed On: Sep 20, 2018

Henry “Hank” Carl Lazak, age 82, passed away on Thursday, September 20, 2018. He was born on September 26, 1935 in Muskegon to the late Julia Hanich Lazak, from Austria and Carl Lazak, from Russia. He lived on a farm north of Nunica from 9 months old. He was a graduate of Coopersville High Scholl […]

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Sharon E. Young

Birth Date: Nov 09, 1947 Passed On: Sep 16, 2018

Sharon Elizabeth Young was born on November 9, 1947 to John H DeYoung Sr. and Maxine Lawson DeYoung. She passed on September 16, 2018.  Sharon attended Muskegon Senior High School and obtained an Associates Degree from Baker College.  She married James Young on February 14, 1981 and he preceded her in death in 2016.  Sharon […]

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Donald E. Zahrt

Birth Date: Jan 24, 1926 Passed On: Sep 19, 2018

Donald Edward Zahrt passed away peacefully at home on September 19, 2018 at the age of 92. Don was a proud WW II U.S. Navy Veteran and Muskegon native. He had retired from North Muskegon Public Schools. Don is survived by his four children, Dale, Gerald, Susan and Roger; siblings Jim (Sandy) Zahrt, Jane Peterson […]

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Lawrence R. Boone, Sr.

Birth Date: Aug 14, 1927 Passed On: Sep 17, 2018

Larry Boone Sr, a lifelong resident of the Muskegon and Fruitport area, passed away on Monday morning, September 17th. He had been suffering from heart failure and complications from a recent illness. Born on August 14, 1927 in Winchendon, MA, Larry’s family moved to the Muskegon area when he was two years old. He attended […]

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William “Bill” Goloversic

Birth Date: Apr 27, 1940 Passed On: Aug 18, 2018

William “Bill” Goloversic, age 78 was born on April 27, 1940 in Manallen, Pennsylvania to the Lake John and Emily (Oravetz) Goloversic and passed away on August 18, 2018.  Bill is survived by his wife, Rosemary; several children; step-children and grandchildren along with many siblings.  Bill was a veteran of the United States Navy. According […]

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Lyle E. Lipka

Birth Date: Apr 30, 1921 Passed On: Sep 06, 2018

Lyle Edward Lipka, age 97, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Lyle was born in Montague on April 30, 1921 to Clayton and Edna Lipka. He is survived by his children, Valarie Brazaski of Montague, Scott (Jeanine) Lipka of Gilbert AZ and Cindy Lipka of North Muskegon; 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great […]

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Lorita G. “Petie” Herrick

Birth Date: Apr 30, 1928 Passed On: Sep 01, 2018

Herrick, Lorita G. “Petie” age 90 was born on April 30, 1928 in Edmore, Michigan to the late G. George and Edith B. (Mascho) Sheldon and passed away at home on September 1, 2018. Along with her parents Petie was preceded in death by her husband of 26 years, Donald R. Herrick.  Surviving is her […]

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John “Big John” Jaenicke

Birth Date: Nov 11, 1937 Passed On: Aug 28, 2018

John “Big John” Jaenicke, age 80 was born in Greenville, Michigan on November 11, 1937 and passed away at home on August 28, 2018.  John is survived by his wife of 56 years, Phyllis; children, Paul (Rhonda) Jaenicke, Tom Jaenicke, Linda (Dave) Sterner; five grandsons, Tyler, Dylan, Joshua, Justin, and Nicholas; brother, Chuck and sister, […]

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Sandra L. Galy

Birth Date: Feb 23, 1947 Passed On: Aug 25, 2018

Sandra L Galy (formerly VanderLeest) went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday August 25, 2018. Sandy was born to Jack and Barbara (Bartz) Lamb. She attended Mona Shores High School. She married Garry VanderLeest in 1963 and had three daughters. She was an amazing mother and devoted many years to staying at […]

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David Lee Ryder

Birth Date: Mar 18, 1960 Passed On: Aug 20, 2018

David Lee Ryder, of Hart, age 58 was born in Saginaw, Michigan on March 18, 1960 to the late William and Charlotte Ryder and passed away on August 20, 2018. David is survived by his eight siblings, Jewel Marriot, Pam Moran, Mark Ryder, Julie Hudson, William (Charlotte) Ryder, Charlotte (Nile) Nelson, Dan Ryder, and Lisa […]

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Marilyn J. DeYoung-Emery

Birth Date: Apr 17, 1934 Passed On: Aug 17, 2018

Marilyn Joan DeYoung-Emery, age 84, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018. She was born in Jackson, MI on April 17, 1934 to Howard and Irene Stillson. Marilyn is survived by her children, William DeYoung of Montague, MI and Ann Stevens of Tampa, FL; five step-children, Karen (Mike) Bunn, Keith (Patricia) Emery, Steven (Lorraine) Emery, […]

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Kay Carol Underhill

Birth Date: Jun 27, 1936 Passed On: Aug 16, 2018

Kay Carol Underhill age 82 was born on June 27, 1936 and passed away after a long illness, at home, with her daughter at her side on August 16, 2018.  Kay was preceded in death by her husband Clarence; son, Brian; daughter, Lorie Smith and her parents Lowell and Eleanor (Buckowing) Wickerink.  Kay is survived […]

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Maryann Shutran

Birth Date: May 01, 1947 Passed On: Aug 14, 2018

Maryann Shutran, age 71, passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. No services are planned at this time.

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Fransico “Poncho” Alviar

Birth Date: Jun 01, 1950 Passed On: Aug 13, 2018

Fransico Alviar “Poncho” age 68, passed away on Monday, August 13, 2018. He was born in Muskegon on June 1, 1950 to Cesario and Phyllis Alviar. He is survived by his children, Jayson Alviar and daughter, Christine Pratt; 7 brothers, James Sr. (Mary), Cesar (Lois), Guadalupe, Danny (Kim), Richard (Darlene), John (Carol) and George (Ginger) […]

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Marshall E. Rakosky

Birth Date: Oct 30, 1930 Passed On: Aug 02, 2018

Marshall E. Rakosky age 87 was born on October 30, 1930 to the late Edward and Beatrice (Lindquist) Rakosky and passed away on August 2, 2018. Along with his parents Marshall was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Ellen (Anacker) Rakosky in 1988 and a brother, Roger Rakosky.   Marshall […]

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Laura Darlene “Dar” Eastling

Birth Date: Sep 29, 1935 Passed On: Aug 03, 2018

Laura Darlene “Dar” Eastling was born on September 29, 1935 in Muskegon, Michigan to the late Darrel and Pearl King and passed away on August 3, 2018 surrounded by her children. Along with her parents Dar was preceded in death by her daughter, Robin (Cox) Warren; two brothers, and a sister. She is survived by […]

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Tristan Eitniear

Birth Date: Dec 31, 1973 Passed On: Aug 03, 2018

Tristan Eitniear age 44 was born on December 31, 1973 and passed away on August 3, 2018. Tristan is survived by his wife Brenda Jo Eitniear; four children, Alyssa (Kevin Patterson) Hile, Autumn Wier, Levi (Ashley Esch) Koone, Lucas Koone; six grandchildren, Jayden, Trent, Caleb, Landon, Layton,  and Ian; his parents, Donna and Dennis Eitniear; […]

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Carmen “Irma” Therrian

Birth Date: Jul 13, 1950 Passed On: Aug 01, 2018

Carmen “Irma” Therrian age 68 was born on July 13, 1950 in Ponce, Puerto Rico to the late Luis and Antonia Ortiz and passed away at home on August 1, 2018.  Irma is survived by her husband of nearly 50 years, Daniel Therrian; children, Carmen (Chris) Veenstra and Karl (Vicki) Therrian; grandchildren, Andrea and Anna; […]

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Charles A. Westbrook

Birth Date: Mar 11, 1947 Passed On: Jul 24, 2018

Charles A. Westbrook age 71 was born in Mountain City, Georgia on March 11, 1947 to the late Cyril and Mary Lou (Gibson) Westbrook and passed away on July 24, 2018. Charles is survived by his wife of 52 years, Linda; a son, Thomas (Chaya) Westbrook; daughter in law, Tina (Paul Grisham) Jahn; grandchildren, Bethany […]

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Christal Elisabeth Jackson

Birth Date: May 11, 1952 Passed On: Jul 21, 2018

Christal Jackson, age 66, passed away at home on Saturday, July 21, 2018. She was born May 11, 1952, in Orlando, Florida, to James William “Bill” Hyatt and his wife Ramona Snow Hyatt (Roth).  Her name at birth was Leslie Elisabeth Hyatt.  She had her first name legally changed from Leslie to Christal, as it […]

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