Funeral Notices for April 25, 2013


Tracey Lynn Valenta-Lake — 11 a.m., Verdun Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Belding.


George Henry Hamblin — 11 a.m., Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ionia. (Lehman Funeral Home, Ionia)

Thomas I. Tran — 11 a.m., St. John Vianney, Wyoming. (Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home, Wyoming)

Arlene Alberta Christensen — 1 p.m., Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville.


David A. “Dave” Outman — 2 p.m., First Congregational Church, Greenville. (Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville)

Brian Joseph Dumond — 3 p.m., Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Howard City.

Kenneth E. “Ken” Jeffers — 3 p.m., Cedar Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church. (Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Carson City)


Janet Ann Purchase — 11 a.m., Lakeview Community Church. (Brigham Funeral Home, Lakeview)


George Henry Hamblin, 82

IONIA — George Henry Hamblin, 82, of Ionia, died Tuesday. The Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday. Rite of committal will take place at a later date in Balcom Cemetery, Ionia. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Lehman Funeral Homes, Ionia. A Scriptural wake service will be 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Kenneth E. “Ken” Jeffers, 77

CARSON CITY — Kenneth E. “Ken” Jeffers, 77, of Sheridan, died Tuesday. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Cedar Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church in Cedar Lake. Interment will be in Sunny Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Carson City.


Willis “Tim” Ervin McQueen, 98

GREENVILLE — Willis “ Tim” Ervin McQueen, 98, formerly of Greenville, died Tuesday. Family graveside services will be held at Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding. (Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville)


David A. “Dave” Outman, 67

GREENVILLE — David A. “Dave” Outman, 67, of Greenville, died Wednesday at home. Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville, and 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at First Congregational Church, Greenville, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday. A complete obituary will be published in Friday’s Daily News and online at


Thomas I. Tran, 66

WYOMING — Thomas I. Tran, 66, of Kentwood, died Monday. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Church, Wyoming. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery. The family will meet relatives and friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home, Wyoming, with a rosary at 7 p.m.

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