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Obituaries Archives for 2019-11

Cecil Marie Van Sickle

Cecil Marie Van Sickle, 77, of Woodland, passed away on November 21, 2019 at the Hospice House in Lansing.  She was born on August 12, 1942 to Louis and Iris (Surine) Kellogg in Woodland, MI.  Cecil was very dedicated to her family and was especially proud of her grandchildren.  She was renowned for her vegetable and flower gardens.  Over the years Cecil would take in anyone who was in need of care.  

She will be dearly missed by Son Roger (Elizabeth) Van Sickle, grandchildren Ayden, Tiernen and Kian, siblings; Melvin (Marie) Kellogg, Kim (Anna) Kellogg along with several nieces and nephews.  
Preceding him in death by her parents and husband Earl Van Sickle.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 11am until 1pm at Koops Funeral Chapel.  Services will begin at 1pm with burial following at Woodland Memorial Park in Woodland, MI.  Memorials in Cecil’s name can be given to the Hydrocephalus Association.  Online condolences can be left at www.koopsfc.com

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Maxine Leone (Bennett) Springer

Maxine Leone (Bennett) Springer of Hastings, died on November 9, 2019 at age 101.

 

She was born March 21, 1918 in Hastings, Michigan the daughter of Forrest and Ethel (Warner) Bennett. She graduated from Hastings High School in 1936. On August 21, 1947 she married Donald C. Springer. She worked as a telephone operator, dental assistant, secretary and hearing and speech technician. She was a member of the Hastings Sports Women’s Club, Hastings Vivian’s Elks Club, Hastings Garden Club, Hastings Hospital Guild, Hastings Woman’s Club. In Marion Ohio she was a member of the Creator’s Guild, Christian Woman’s Club and she was the Chairman of the Red Cross Bloodmobile. In Venice, Florida she was a member of the Presbyterian Women’s Club, Venice Garden’s Association, and the Coin Club. Maxine and Donald were the second managers of the Hastings Airport from 1949 through 1954. They loved traveling all over the United States and overseas.

 

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 71 years Donald, son Val Bennett Springer, great granddaughter Kyomi Linai Culpepper, brother Richard Bennett, sister-in-law’s Nancy Bennett and Gloria Russell, brother-in-law’s James and Francis (Fritz) Springer. She is survived by daughters Janice Lyn Miller and Sue (Michael) Murphy, grandchildren, Michael Dean (Brooke) Miller, Amanda Dubay, Micah (Jesi) Murphy, Chad (Maggie) Murphy, James (Amy) Murphy, Shana (Cliff) Bush, Catherine Hawthorne, Meghann (Tony) Russell, great grandchildren Jordan (Bria) Miller, Ashley (Matt) Champion, Lacey Baker, Daniel and Garrett Barton, Patrick, George, Mary Kate, Gracie, Mary (Nick Seguin) , Reagan, Brenagan and Evan Murphy, Casey (Jairo) Calvo, Emily and Adam Bush, Leah and Collin Hawthorne, and Willow Ray, Zoe and Anthony Russell and one great-great-granddaughter, Claire Marie Miller, sister-in-law’s Elizabeth Springer and Mary Springer. She will also be missed by nieces, nephews, cousins and the coffee ladies.

 

Funeral Service at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2019 at Girrbach Funeral Home 328 South Broadway Street, Hastings, Michigan 49058 with Visitation one-hour prior. Interment at Riverside Cemetery following luncheon. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Kyomi’s Gift (www.kyomisgift.org) through the Barry Community Foundation.

 

Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home. To leave an online condolence, visit www.girrbachfuneralhome.net.

 

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Agnes Marie Krammin

Agnes Marie Krammin, age 90, of Hastings, Michigan passed away on November 3, 2019.  Agnes was born on February 1, 1929, the daughter of Mahlen and Ione (Griffin) Fuller.

 

Agnes was a 1946 graduate of Hastings High School.  On October 21, 1951, she married Conrad Krammin, and they enjoyed 54 years together.  She worked as an accountant at Penney’s in Hastings and Allegan, and then was a housewife living on their family farm of 175 years.

 

Agnes enjoyed baking rolls, bread, and especially cherry pies, gardening, quilting, sewing, crocheting and cross stich, serving as a 4-H Sewing Teacher, and making syrup.  Agnes loved the Lord and attended the Woodgrove Brethren Christian Parish where she was very active and taught Sunday School.  She enjoyed raising her children, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Agnes was loving and caring for people and was a prankster as much.  

 

Agnes was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son Glen Krammin, sister Helen Fuller and great-grandchild Donnie Pennock.

 

She is survived by her son, Lawrence Krammin of Hastings, daughters Loraine (John) Price of Sioux Falls, SD, and Jean (Krammin) Conway of Hastings, grandchildren Hannah (Terry) Parker of Waconia, MN, John (Toni) Price of West St. Paul, MN, Megan (Josh) Edwards of Wells, MN, Liz (Mike Parsons) Price of Sioux Falls, SD, Kurt Krammin of Hastings, Jeanette Conway of Hastings, Trisha (Ben Fust) Krammin of Hastings, and Stephen Krammin of Grand Rapids, Rose (Donald) Conway-Pennock of Grand Rapids, and Great-grandchildren Maggie Parker, Charlie Parker, Ezra Edwards, Aiden Edwards, Josie Edwards, Destiny Pennock and Lily Pennock.

 

Evening visitation will be Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Funeral Service will be on Wednesday, November 6 at 11:00 AM, Pastor Randall Bertrand officiating, with visitation one-hour prior all at Woodgrove Brethren Christian Parish, 4887 Coats Grove Rd; Hastings, MI 49058, interment at Fuller Cemetery and luncheon to follow.  Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home, to leave an online condolence, visit www.girrbachfuneralhome.net.

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