Rev. John Miller [Retired Detroit Annual Conference Clergy] died Sunday, May 19, 2013.
Rev. Lloyd R. Van Lente, age 96, died April 13, 2013 while in hospice care at Clark Retirement Community. He was preceded in death by his wife Marion Van Lente in 2006.
He served the following appointments as pastor in the West Michigan Conference: Ferry 1955, Shepherd/Mt Pleasant Indian Mission 1958, Lakeview/Belvidere 1964, Ganges 1966, Fennville/Ganges 68, Caledonia/Parmelee 71, Lansing Central Associate 1977. He retired in 1982.
A service celebrating his life will be held at Clark Retirement Community in Grand Rapids, Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 3:00 pm with a time of fellowship to follow.
Rev. Charles D. Grauer, 68, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013 while in hospice care. He is survived by his spouse, Patricia Grauer and their children and spouses, Kristen Grauer & Tim Warren; Kimberly Grauer; Jordan & Melissa Grauer.
Raymond Lee (Ray) Marshall, 73, died Monday, February 18, 2013. Ray was a leader of both Lay Speaking Ministries and Boy Scout Ministries in his local congregation and in the Albion District, and was West Michigan Associate Conference Lay Leader from 2006 to 2012. He is survived by his wife, Rosanne Marshall.