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_C-Wedding-MorrisLumbertDanielle Lumbert and Gabriel Morris were united in marriage October 17 at Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church. Dana, the daughter of Judy and Michael Lumbert of Fenwick, graduated from Carson-City High School, and Muskegon Baker College. She is employed at the Sheridan Hospital. Gabe, the son of Barbara & Greg Vanderkooi of Cedar Springs, and Troy and Fey Morris of Rockford, is a graduate of Cedar Springs High School. Gabe is employed by the Michigan National Guard Band, and also Meijer. He is attending Montcalm Community College. They are making their home in Sheridan, Michigan.

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5 Generations of Greens

C-Announce-5Gen-GreenTom and Carolyn Green are so happy to announce the arrival of their great-great-grandson, Ronan Alphonse Maes. The proud parents of Ronan are Katelyn Cranney and Robert A. Maes of Petoskey. He was born September 30, 2009 at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds 4 ounces and was 18 ¾ inches long.
Pictured above with Tom and Carolyn holding baby Ronan are their daughter, Patricia Cranney, her son Chad Oliver Cranney, and his daughter Katelynn Cranney. Little Ronan is very fortunate as he has another great-great-grandmother, Virginia Oliver of Cedar Springs and many, many aunts, uncles, and cousins to love him.

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Tom and Audrey Debri

WED-Debri-KincaidAudrey Kincaid, of Cedar Springs, and Thomas Debri Jr., of Cedar Springs, were married on June 26, 2009 in Rockford, MI with Judge Steven Servaas officiating. The bride is the daughter of Randy and Dawn Kinkaid of Cedar Springs and attended Cedar Springs High School and Aquinas College. The groom is the son of Tom and Anne Debri of Cedar Springs and attended Cedar Springs High School. A reception was held at Long Lake Park on June 27th.  The couple honeymooned in California and now reside in Grand Rapids, MI.

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Baptism of Leo Matthew Gillette

C-Announce-GilletteNamed for his great-great grandfather who hailed from Cedar Springs, Leo Matthew Gillette was baptized on Sunday, October 18th at Wyoming Presbyterian Church in New Jersey, home to his parents Joe and Lisa Gillette.  Baby Leo’s older brothers Dean (9) and JJ (7) as well as his grandparents, Ralph and Barbara Gillette, from Harrisburg, PA were in attendance.  His great aunt and uncle, Caroline (Gillette) and Tom Green, reside in Cedar Springs, as did his recently passed great uncle, Roger Gillette, who is survived by his wife Connie. Leo has many second and third cousins in the Cedar Springs area. We “east coast” Gillettes want to share this blessed event with all our friends and relatives in the Cedar Springs area.

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C-Announce-BelkPlease support Andrew as he battles with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He will be undergoing a bone marrow transplant in December at Wayne State University in Detroit. We are raising funds to help Andrew with medical bills and all other living expenses.
Location: Resurrection Lutheran Church, 180 Northland Dr. Sand Lake, MI Date: Saturday, October 24th, 2009. Time: 2:00pm-6:00pm. There will be a lunch-in provided. Asking $15 per plate for support. (50/50 Raffle, Silent Auction, Entertainment) All donations may be sent to Grace Evangelical Free Church.  Please make all donations out to GRACE. Note in the memo line “Benevolence Fund” Please do not put Andrew’s name on the check.  All donations will be tax deductible and should be sent to 4714 13 Mile Rd, Rockford, MI 49341.

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Happy Birthday

Heather Howard

Heather Howard

Heather Howard

Happy Sweet 16 Birthday Heather

Dad, Mom, Brittany & Gabrielle Howard

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