Posted on 10 October 2013.
Muriel A. Hughes (Orrin), Age 90, born November 12, 1922 passed away early Wednesday, October 9, 2013 with dignity and peace surrounded by family.
She was the loving wife of Robert L. Hughes who is deceased and the mother of Mark (Sue) Hughes and David (Jean) Hughes and a long time resident of Cedar Springs. She was a member of the Huggard Bible Church. Muriel was known by some for her poetry and published under the name “The Cricket”. A memorial service will be held in the community room at Richter Place Apartments, 9101 Courtland Drive, Rockford on Friday, October 11 from 3 to 5 pm. It is suggested that donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Spectrum Health Hospice, 4500 Breton Rd. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508.
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Posted on 12 September 2013.
Ruth Slivick, aged 88, joined her husband Sam in heaven on September 8, 2013. Ruth proudly assisted with the manufacturing of airplanes during WWII and soon after she married and committed her life to her husband and raising their children. She was always involved within the community, all of her children’s activities and was very loved and respected. She will be remembered for the volunteer work Sam and she did with the DAV. She was preceded in death by her husband Sam, and her brothers and sister. Surviving are her children Mary Wiseman, Margaret Czarnopis, Judy Besemer, and Tim Slivick. Also surviving are fourteen grandchildren, twenty-nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was also great-grandmother to all the children at Pine Ridge Apartments. A grave side service will be held at 1PM on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at Greenwood Cemetery; 1401 Leonard St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49507. Following the service there will be a gathering to celebrate Ruth’s life at Rockford Brewing Company (12 E Bridge St, Rockford, MI 49341). Please consider a memorial contribution in memory of Ruth to Spectrum Health Hospice.
Arrangements by Reyers North Valley Chapel, Grand Rapids, www.reyersnorthvalleychapel.com.
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