Helen (Teddy) Stasser

Helen (Teddy) Stasser We keep in prayer the family of Helen Staser, who died March 11, 2018 at the age of 90 in Florida.  Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Carl Staser, retired West Michigan Conference clergy.  A celebration of her life is being planned in Lansing in the late summer.  Condolences

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Rev. Jeffrey Reese

Rev. Jeffrey Reese We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Rev. Jeffrey Reese who died on March 8, 2018, at the age of 64. Jeff served in the Red Bird Missionary Conference and at Edwardsburg, Adamsville, and Edwardsburg: Hope UMCs in the West Michigan Conference.  Visitation will be held at Hope UMC, 69941

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Easton, Fredith

We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Fredith Easton who died on February 19, 2018 in Traverse City, Michigan at the age of 96. Fredith was preceded in death by her husbands Clifford Somerville and Rev. Walter Easton, retired West Michigan Conference clergy.  Visitation will be held at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home at 305

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Sterner, Rev. John M.

We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Rev. John M. Sterner who passed away on January 28, 2018.  Rev. Sterner served in the West Michigan Conference at Colon/Burr Oak United Methodist Church. A memorial service will be held on February 10, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Colon UMC located at 224 N. Blackstone, Colon

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Courter, Charlotte M.

We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Charlotte Marie Courter (McCurdy) who died on January 1, 2018 in Kalamazoo, Michigan at the age of 92. Charlotte (Char) was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Reverend Wilbur (Bill) Courter (West Michigan Conference Clergy). A memorial service and reception is scheduled for 2

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Griffith, Richard O.

Rev. Dr. Richard O. Griffith   We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Rev. Dr. Richard O. Griffith who died on Thursday, January 25, 2018.  He served in the Detroit Conference at Waterman/Campbell Avenue UMC and then Detroit: Fourteenth Avenue/Preston UMC.  Dr. Griffith then served at Greenfield, Novi, Trenton Faith and Belleville First UMC

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Doherty, Joan

  Joan Doherty We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Joan Doherty who died on Friday, January 5, 2018. Joan was the surviving spouse of the late Rev. Paul Doherty, West Michigan Conference clergy. Funeral services are not being planned. Condolences may be sent to her daughter: Susan Wilson 44752 24th St.

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Luciani, George A.

Rev. George A. Luciani  We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Reverend George A. Luciani who died on January 10, 2018.   In 1963 he was ordained in the Detroit Conference.  From 1963 to 1998, George served churches in the Upper Peninsula – White Pine charge (which included Ontonagon, Rockland and Greenland), Hancock,

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Frey, Bonnie M.

Pastor Bonne M. Frey We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Pastor Bonnie Frey, who died on January 7, 2018.  She was a retired local pastor who was serving the Lulu United Methodist Church.  She is survived by her husband Ken and son Byron (Chong) Stas.   Visitation will be held from

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Leineke, Mrs. Lois

Death Notification Mrs. Lois Leineke, Former Surviving Spouse of Rev. Frank R. Leineke [Detroit Annual Conference Clergy], died Wednesday, November 15, 2017. ARRANGEMENTS: Memorial service will be held Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 3:00pm at Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church.  The church is located at 211 Moross Road; Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236 [313-886-2363]. CONDOLENCES

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