Pastor Gerald M. Sever, Jr.

  We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Pastor Gerald M. Sever, Jr., (Retired Detroit Conference Clergy – Associate Member) who passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Pastor Sever served Wellsville UMC, Deerfield UMC, Laingsburg UMC and Vernon UMC until retirement in 2012 and beyond until July 1, 2016.  A Memorial Service was held

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Rev. Michael Raymo

Rev. Michael Raymo We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Rev. Michael Raymo, retired Detroit Conference clergy who died on May 1, 2018.  He is survived by his wife, Muriel Raymo. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Riverchase UMC, 1953 Old Montgomery Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35244.  The family will receive friends

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Rev. James Simmons

Rev. James Simmons We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Rev. James Simmons, retired Detroit Conference clergy who died on April 24, 2018 at the age of 90.  He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Simmons.  A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday, May 3rd at the Chelsea Retirement

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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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