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HAROLD E. NAFFZIGER


 

20C--obit-NaffzigerFCwebHarold E. Naffziger, age 87, died late Friday, May 13, 2016 at his son’s home in Greenville surrounded by his family. He was born August 9, 1928 in Grand Rapids, the son of Peter and Blanche (Jones) Naffziger. He was a proud veteran, having served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, and was a Past Commander and life member of the Ray I. Booth American Legion Post 101, Greenville, as well as a life member of the Lester J. Sitts VFW Post 5065, Sheridan, and a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, Grand Rapids. He was also a member of the TPA, Post G in Greenville, the Forty and Eight, and an involved member and officer at the Greenville Senior Center. Harold was a faithful Christian and longtime member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, where he served in many capacities, including as elder and trustee. He is survived by his sons, Harold E. (Darlene) Naffziger, Jr. of Greenville, Jeff (Gayla) Naffziger of Greenville, Ken Naffziger of Sand Lake; daughter, Milly Dempsey of Gowen; 20 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Eugene (Frieda) Naffziger of Cedar Springs; and sisters, Lorraine Wiggins of Sparta and Patricia (Russell) Merlington of Cedar Springs. He was preceded in death by his parents; great-grandson, Hunter Naffziger; Harold, Jr., Jeff, Ken, and Milly’s mother, Judith Harmon; brothers, Leo Beard, Leland Beard, and Richard Naffziger; sisters, Irene Wright, Virginia McClendon, Geraldine Batchelder, and Virgilean Bradley; and special friend, Wanda Lippert. Funeral services were held at 11:00 am Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Rev. Mark Pflug officiating. Visitation was Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Hurst Funeral Home. Interment will be in Blythefield Memory Gardens, Belmont. Memorial contributions may be given to Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, and memories and messages of condolence may be shared at www.hurstfh.com.

Arrangements by Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville

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JOHN E. ASH


John E. Ash, age 48 of Cedar Springs, died Sunday, August 11, 2013. He was born July 16, 1965 in Grand Rapids. He is survived by his father, Charles Ash of Cedar Springs; sons, Braedan Ash and Rylan Ash, both of Cedar Springs; siblings, Kathleen Mayes of Mt. Pleasant, Karen White of Sidney, and Charlie Ash (Elaine) of Sand Lake; grandmother, Frances Bedker of Ludington; friend and former wife, Laura Ash of Cedar Springs; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Paula Ash; brother-in-law, David Mayes; and grandparents, Orville and Rose Ash and Dutch Bedker. John’s family would like to especially thank the staffs at Mary Free Bed and the Calvin College Speech Pathology and Audiology Clinic for their care. They would also like to thank Ann Marie Myers for her compassion and care. A time of visitation will be held from 12:00 to 3:00 PM Thursday, August 15, 2013 at Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville. Private burial will be in Trufant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital or the Calvin College Speech Pathology and Audiology Clinic, and messages of condolence may be sent via www.hurstfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville

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Nancy Jane White


Nancy Jane White (Brugel), age 51, of Greenville, MI went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 17, 2011.  Nancy was born in Albuquerque, NM, October 30, 1959. She graduated from Cedar Springs High School.  She is survived by her husband Steven White; her loving children, Jason, Cyndi, Korey, andy Karissa; and six grandchildren. Also surviving is her grandmother, Jane (Maurice) Murray of Cedar Springs; her father, Ronald (Sandra) Brugel of Howard City; brother and sisters and spouses, Patti & Jeff Harter of Jacksonville, NC, Bonnie & Matthew Dozier of Loveland, CO, Steven & Cheryl Brugel of Wyoming, MI, Susan Suuta of Grand Rapids, Brenda & David Gross of Sand Lake, Lisa & Chris Cooper of San Rafael, CA, Annette Lamica of Grand Rapids, and Christina & Brad Perkins of Hastings, MI; and many nieces and nephews and wonderful friends. Nancy will be remembered for her love for her friends, family, and children. She loved to shop and work and was known as, “the pug lady”.  Nancy was loved by so many and will be greatly missed. Visitation was be held Tuesday, April 19, 2011 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Hurst Funeral Home in Greenville, MI.  Funeral services and luncheon were held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at Spencer Mills Church in Gowen, MI.  Rev. Dale Dalman served as officiant.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Thorton and Naumes House Fund (Attention: Christina O’Rourke), the International Mesothelioma Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115), or to the charity of one’s choice, and online messages of condolence may be sent via www.hurstfuneralhome.com.

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