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Dorothy Parker

Dorothy ParkerDorothy A. Parker, 74 of Sand Lake, passed away Friday, December 5, 2014. Dorothy was born October 18, 1940 in Pierson, MI. She was a 1958 graduate of Howard City High School. She enjoyed making wedding flowers, loved to cook and had a great sense of humor. She loved her family tremendously. Surviving are her husband, Leon “L.D.”; sons, Gene (Kimberly), Jeff (Terri), Jamie (Sarah); grandchildren, Jake, Tyllor, Amy, Tayllor, Trenton, Tanner, Trinity; great grandson, Jace; sister, Joan (Jim) Ostrander; sister-in-law, Doris Parker; nieces and nephews. The family will greet friends Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs, where services will be held Wednesday 11:00 am. Ross Merlington officiating. Interment Sand Lake Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to RAI Care Center, Rockford.

Arrangements by Bliss-Witters & Pike.

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Marjorie B. Beardslee

Mrs. Marjorie “Marge” B. Beardslee, age 106, went home to her Lord and Savior on Saturday, February 15, 2014. Born on December 1, 1907 to Abner and Cora Hillman and was raised in Lakeview, for which she was so pound of her “country” heritage. Marge attended Central Michigan University and taught for both the rural school system and for the Kent City District. Marge and her husband Wendell owned and operated an art store in Cedar Springs, where she was able to express her immeasurable love for oil painting and had become the accomplished artist that she was. Marge is survived by her son Robert D. (Eileen) Brimmer; fourteen grandchildren; 35 great grand children; 26 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins and very special friend Gertrude. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 57 years, Wendell J. Beardslee; daughter and son-in-law Sharon and Norman Pike; her parents; brother Roy Hillman; and sister Gladys Hashover. A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Pederson Funeral Home, 127 N. Monroe Street NE, Rockford, MI 49341. The funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2014, Pastor Ken Menefee officiating at Pederson Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy or memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 129 Jefferson Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503; or to Mel Trotter Ministries, 225 Commerce Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49506.



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Cindy Musshorn

Cindy Musshorn, age 47, of Cedar Springs, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2011. She grew up in the Catholic faith and continued to honor her faith. Cindy enjoyed a simple life style and was a very loving grandmother to her granddaughters. She liked holidays and caring for her dogs. Cindy is survived by her daughter, Melanie Musshorn of Grand Rapids, and Amanda Musshorn of Cedar Springs; her granddaughters, Breanna, Julia, and Belle; her parents, Carl Musshorn and his wife, Barbara of Plant City, FL, and Kathleen Musshorn of Newington, CT; sisters, Carleen Kalweit of Holton, and Michele (Jerry) Barnett; and nephews, Tyler Avery, Ryan Avery, Jake Barnett, and Josh Barnett. Honoring her wishes, cremation has taken place with services planned out east. Arrangements by Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford www.pedersonfuneralhome.com

Amanda and Melanie miss you Mommy very much.
Love always,
your daughters,
Amanda and Melanie Musshorn

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