2017 Donation Totals:
2017 Donation Goal: $200,000.00
2017 Total To Date: $203,167.96
Amount Over Goal: $3,167.96
Amount Still Needed: $0.00
Today's Total: $10,000.00



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***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Tuesday, 01/17/17:
Ethel Karsten $100.00
Norman & Kathleen Siegfried $20.00
David & Laura Johnson $50.00
Margaret Wind $30.00
Barbara Rosga $50.00
Diane Fiebig $25.00
Kerry McElroy-Barnes $100.00
Verna Armitage $100.00
In MEMORY of my Mom, Joan Szotko, from Kathie Szotko-Dolphin. $50.00
In MEMORY of Beverly Boboltz, from Susan & Jack Van Houten. $50.00
In MEMORY of Grandma & Grandpa, from Greg & Jackie Bockhelm. $50.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Sunday, 01/15/17:
Mary & Robert Keeler $100.00
Janice Clum $15.00
Laraine & William Main $200.00
Susan & Douglas Shank $50.00
Janet Andre $100.00
Thank you Santa Claus Girls, for all you do for the children, from Rita Citron. $50.00
Mark Nyp $25.00
Sharon Sydloski $50.00
Daniel & Christine Huizenga $150.00
Doug & Vera Humphries $50.00
Janet & Thomas Thompson $20.00
Leslie & Lane Stewart $100.00
Betty Hall $100.00
Anonymous $30.00
SUSPA's Employees $439.40
In MEMORY of my Husband, Don Swank, love & prayers Bunny (Berniece). $30.00
In MEMORY of Gene & Stella Amann, from Teresa & Richard Amann. $500.00
In MEMORY of Ray & Gwen VanderLaan and Wayne & Tena Foss, from Pat, Tuffy & Grand kids. $100.00
In loving Memory of Jim & Mary Mieras, from their Children, Grandchildren & Great Grandchildren $100.00
In HONOR of Gene L. Smith, from Joe Lopez. $20.00
In MEMORY of Alex Borgia, from Jennifer Borgia. $200.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Thursday, 01/12/17:
Bud & Stanley Restaurant $200.00
Buzz & Carol Bailey, from Croton Dam $50.00
Sandra Landry $25.00
Mark & Karin Matusiak $200.00
Karilyn Frederick $250.00
Anne Wilson $50.00
In HONOR of our friend, Judy Vana, for her years of service & dedication to Santa Claus Girls, from Douglas & Maragaret Decamp. $3,000.00
In MEMORY of Adam Bultema, from Doug & Karen. $50.00
In MEMORY of Jack & Whitney, from family. $100.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Tuesday, 01/10/17:
Michael Bonney $100.00
Renee Long $200.00
Janice Henry $25.00
Bonnie Roth $25.00
Kurt Stacy $20.00
Susan Carruthers $50.00
In MEMORY of my Mom & Dad, Arnold & Lamoine Matthews, from Barbara Dreiband. $100.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Sunday, 01/08/17:
Dianne & Jerry Brennan $50.00
Cynthia & Charles III Newton $25.00
Kathleen Byers $150.00
Shawnta & Tasha Robertson $50.00
Anonymous $50.00
William Bowie $200.00
Thomas & Nancy Washburne $100.00
Gene & Carol Gess $100.00
James Leech $25.00
Grand Rapids Foam Technologies $1,500.00
Joan Geurink $25.00
From your friends at VI - Chemical, Inc. $30.20
In MEMORY of Mom & Dad, Love Susan & Ruth. $100.00
In MEMORY of Rosemay Crum, from Audrey Gezon & Susan Gerritsen. $20.00
In loving MEMORY of my Husband, Richard Wimmer, from Dorothy Wimmer. $100.00
In MEMORY of Paul Patin, from Mark & Donna Raaymakers. $1,000.00
In MEMORY OF Bob, Emmy, Rich & Family, from Bobbie Compeau. $50.00
In MEMORY of Larry Root, from Nancy Root. $50.00
In MEMORY of our Son, Jason Lewis; Mom, Geraldine Lewis; Sister, Colleen DeBack; Dad, Robert F. Lewis; Brother in-law's, Rich Peterman & Bob Drier; Father in-law, Gerald Nylaan, from Bob & Patty Lewis. $100.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Thursday, 01/08/17:
Quinn & Tui Te's Irish Pub, from Customers & Employees. $1,325.10
Donation from Meadowlawn Elementary School in Kentwood, Student Council Cupcake & Pencil Sales. $250.00
Warren Lanphear $100.00
Anonymous $50.00
Lynne Kindy $200.00
Patricia Callahan $50.00
Donation from Fifth Third Bank - Wyoming Location $90.00
Donna Johnson $100.00
Jonathan Damon $100.00
Margaret Reynolds $200.00
Louis & Amy McGough $500.00
In MEMORY of my mother-in-law, Susan Orlowski, who truly celebrated the spirit of Christmas, from Kimberly Reynolds. $50.00
In MEMORY of my Mother, Betty Redner, who volunteered with Santa Claus Girls for many years. $200.00
In MEMORY of my Husband, James Riekse Sr. MD and my Son, James Riekse Jr. $100.00
In MEMORY of Marvin Morren & Gary N. Katt, from Karen Katt. $50.00
In MEMORY of Michael Haynes, from Health Care Associates. $50.00
In MEMORY of our Parents, Ed & Zoie Dedinas, and Ellsworth & Geraldine Grose, from Edward & Pamela Dedinas. $100.00
In MEMORY of Nancy & Melissa Verburg, from the family: Mother Joan; Brothers & Sisters, Dave, Wendy Jo, Lindy, Casey, Frank, Dan & Joel. $100.00
In MEMORY of Grampa Jerry, from Leora Roersma. $100.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Sunday, 01/01/17:
J.M. Brandon $1,500.00
James Stewart $100.00
Our loving Grandson Nathan, from Grandparents, Larry & Esther Brummel. $100.00
From 28 Grandchildren & 31 Great Grandchildren, from Grandma Brimmer. $50.00
From Fred & Mary Cheeslek $100.00
Robert & Ruth Eckhardt $20.00
Jon & Susan Jensen $500.00
Thomas & Patti Jasper $5,000.00
From Michael & Linda Roberts $200.00
In MEMORY of Jeffrey Scott Beurkens, from Joan Sargeant $100.00
In MEMORY of our Parents, from Tom & Shirley Klein & Family. $100.00
In MEMORY of Mary E. (Thomson) Anthes & Keith F. "Mac" McCally, from Arlene, Paul & Mike. $100.00
in loving MEMORY of my Husband, Jack DenBraber, from Louise Denbraber. $70.00
In MEMORY of our loved ones: Jim Mossel, Ellis & Gladys Moore, Harold & Dorothy Mossel & Alta Keuhs, from The Jim Mossel Family. $25.00
In MEMORY of Grandma & Poppy Nyenhuis, from Kyle & Carrie. $50.00
In MEMORY of our Parents Nancy, Joe & Mary, from Jill & Joan. $350.00
In MEMORY of Nicole & Ralph Ringeisen, from Kathleen Ringeisen. $25.00
In MEMORY of "Papa" Heinze, from the Heinze Family. $100.00
In MEMORY of my Brother, David A. Kozal, from Patricia Kozal. $15.00
In MEMORY of our Dads, Paul Osenieks & Earl Hartman. $400.00
In MEMORY of Dad & Grampa Len, from James Vansprange. $100.00
In MEMORY of our Parents, Frank & Eva Modreske and Rallo & Mae Bowerman, from Theron & Maryanne Bowerman. $50.00
In MEMORY of Sharon Schnipke, love Mom, Michelle, Steven& Katie. $100.00
In MEMORY of our Parents & Grandparents, Alma Andrews, John Gregones & Elwood Larson, from Dale & Pam Larson & Family. $100.00
In MEMORY of my Husband, Allen Marcus, from Barbara Marcus. $30.00
In MEMORY of our Son, Chad, and three mis-carried Grandbabies, Baby Toby, Baby D&T, Baby R&S, from John & Pat Paasman. $50.00
In MEMORY of all my loved Family Members. $50.00
In MEMORY of Louis Videtich & Mason Kober, from Kathleen Videtick. $20.00
In MEMORY of Apsey Grandma, from her Family. $50.00
In MEMORY of Patricia Montgomery, from Harold & Sharon Montgomery. $25.00
In MEMORY of Tommy Kloosterman, from Tom, Deb & Family $50.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Thursday, 12/29/16:
Michelle Vereeke $50.00
In HONOR of our employer, Dale Larson, from the employees of Northwest Kent Mechanical. $480.00
Jim & Pam Hegarty $100.00
Kathryn Gerow $750.00
The Joseph Globensky Family $100.00
Pamela VanFaasen $40.00
J Brett Grill $200.00
Brian Werth $400.00
Charles Polonowski $200.00
Lynne Stolk $100.00
Sylvester Bush $35.00
John Whaley $100.00
Jeffrey Schams $100.00
Robert & Phyllis Myers $25.00
Golden K Kiwanis Club of Grand Rapids $300.00
First Park Congregational Church $150.00
Richard & Nancie Thomas $50.00
Shirley Overbeek $40.00
Jerrold Kuzna $25.00
APICS Grand Rapids Chapter $100.00
From Anne, Mike, Mary & Terri $100.00
Ruth Perry $25.00
Barbara & Joseph Jerista $75.00
From the Beckner's $50.00
Ruth & David Fry $50.00
Western Union Money Order $72.00
Michael & Jean Wahlfield $100.00
Gordon & Marsha Wilcox $50.00
Women's Fellowship of Burton Baptist Church $30.00
Kay Garland $100.00
The James & Almeda Vander Vander Waals Foundation $500.00
Bud & Stanley's Restaurant $800.00
Peter & Shirley Pijnappels $125.00
Robert & Dorothy Mull $25.00
Donald & Phyllis Schek $50.00
Mark-Maker Company, Inc. $1,120.00
Linda Pellerito $40.00
Cecelia Strunk $50.00
Clayton & Phyllis Babcock $20.00
"The Better Late Than Never Jayco Club" $135.00
Mrs. MacIntosh's Preschool at Baker Elementary in Wayland: Jonathan D., Wyatt M., Luke T., Emry P., Maddox W., Brady A., Evelyn W., Gabby G. &
Isaiah P. $95.00
Mrs. Swan's Preschool at Baker Elementary in Wayland: Noah R., Gabriella S., Makennah G., Brayden T., Makayla M., Brayden M., Keira K., Wyatt N. & Jolyn F. $47.00
In lieu of gifts for my daughter & son-in-law, Janine & Scott Kooienga, from Mary Ackerson. $168.00
Eugene & Mary Dewys $30.00
In lieu of giftsfor my children, Laura & Bryan, Love Mom. $500.00
Anonymous $1,500.00
In HONOR of Chris Bopp & Paige Rowland, from Lou Mitchell. $20.00
In HONOR of Harry M. Weller, from The Weller Family Foundation. $500.00
In thanksgiving for prayers answered and blessings received throughout the year, from the Kuzma Family. $10.00
Gary & Lorna Schultz $300.00
In loving MEMORY of our co-worker & friend, Donnie Witt, from Northwest Kent Mechanical Co. $300.00
In MEMORY of French & Betty Williams, from Nancy Williams. $50.00
In MEMROY of Ted, Lu, Bob & Betty, from Ben & Sally Lundquist, from Sally Lundquist. $25.00
In MEMORY of My Dad, A. John Shoemaker, from Stephen Shoemaker. $30.00
In MEMORY of Bob & Barb Mattice & Judy Donnelly, from Jill. $250.00
In MEMORY of our son Scott Setterlund, from Mom & Dad. $50.00
In MEMORY of my boys: Fritz, Axel, Niko, Xito & Beowulf, see you at the Rainbow Bridge, from George Van Strien. $100.00
In the Sacred MEMORY of those who made the Supreme Sacrifice, from Don Mitchell $100.00
In loving MEMORY of my Parents, Ben & June Rietberg; Sister, Kelly Rietberg-Patterson; Aunt, Fran Bouma; and Brother-in-laws, Kip Ackerman, from Tara Rietberg. $50.00
In MEMORY of John & Jean Freeman, from Nancy Jacobus. $30.00
In MEMORY of Frank , Sophie & Donald Krystiniak. $50.00
In MEMORY of my Husband, John, from Faye Chulski. $50.00
In MEMORY of our loved ones in Heaven, from Dwayne & Pam Shustha. $50.00
In MEMORY of Sally Waite, the best Santa ever, from Karen Waite. $25.00
In MEMORY of Don & Berthann Huizinga; Roy & Hazel Crowley; and Frank & Dorothy Hoff, from Marc & Christine Huizinga. $50.00
In MEMORY of Duane & Dale, from Sharlene Kauffman. $120.00
In MEMORY of Bob and Edward & Nancy Whymer, from Robert & Teresa Whymer. $100.00
In MEMORY of Nicholas; Harriet Spruit & their Children; Jim, Nick III, Jane Marie, Paulwinter, Delores Anne & Anne Marie. $50.00
In MEMORY of Blythe Hope Heniser. $15.00
In MEMORY of Tom Johnson & Coral Gables. $15.00
In MEMORY of Kathy Buteyn. $15.00
In loving MEMORY of Albert D. & Debra K. Saunders, and Beth Marie Gardner, from Joel & Bonnie Whetstone. $150.00
In MEMORY of John & Gladys Grzeszak, from Marcia Arlene & Janice $30.00
In MEMORY of our Mother & Grandmother, Gertrude Swagman, from Jim, Ellen Bruinsma & Family. $100.00
In MEMORY of Roy Mangus, from Phyllis & Families. $50.00
In loving MEMORY of my Husband, Marv Morren, from your Wife, Mary. $75.00
In loving MEMORY of our Parents, Al & Carrie Landheer and Jake & Helen Dertien, from Rix & Ellie Landheer. $25.00
In MEMORY of Fay Sturm $100.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Sunday, 12/25/16:
Holy Spirit Girls $100.00
From Juliana & Brendan $20.00
Thanks from McDonough/Graham Family $100.00
Lois Parker $50.00
Mary Martha Circle (Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church) $25.00
Doug Hoogerhyde, The Greatest Boss $500.00
Anonymous $25.00
Anonymous $30.00
Anonymous $75.00
Anonymous $50.00
Anonymous $50.00
Anonymous $200.00
Lumbermen's Inc. $300.00
Donation in the name of our Grandchildren, Grace, Kirstin, Elise, mas, Frank & Katie, from John & Jacque Miller. $100.00
For ML GMA, from YL Bug. $30.00
Purity Cylinder Gases & Employees $22,828.66
Mary Yared Davis $100.00
Edward J. Elderkin $200.00
Kate McNamara $250.00
Brinks Douglas $25.00
Ainslie Vandersluis $50.00
Marcia Steele $1,050.00
Dennis Rotherenthaler $50.00
Ray Kinney $50.00
Albert & Kathleen Stone $50.00
Al & Laurie Mooney $50.00
Craig Juel $200.00
Larry & Sharon Albaugh & Family $25.00
Debra & David Galbreath $25.00
Susan Wold $200.00
Mr. & Mrs. Schaaf $50.00
John & Michele Dykema $5,000.00
Daniel & Jackie Hart $100.00
Lawrence & Donna Vanderklipp $30.00
Third Grade Class, from West Oakview Elementary School. $150.00
Herbert & Vivian Libby $100.00
For Barbara H., from Ron $75.00
Dennis Scully $1,000.00
Grandpa Berry, Love Jacob, Jordan & Paige Gebhardt $50.00
Sons of American Legion Squadron #305 $250.00
Parents: Nick & Pauline Saladino; Brothers: Vito & Anna, Frank, James, Larry, Michael, John & Vita Saladino; Family: Ron, Ron III, Janice; Webb & Marain Dupy; Rods Parents: Len & Evelyn Webb, from Vita Saladino Webb. $50.00
Stephanie Cornett $100.00
Anonymous $150.00
Linda & Karl Koivisto $50.00
Christine Myers $25.00
Laura Koster $75.00
Kent County Road Commission from the Engineering Department $870.00
Lithuanian Family Naujalis, from Phyllis. $30.00
You are greatly missed! Another year has gone by, love Elaine. $20.00
In lieu of Christmas gifts for David & Barbara Dursum, from Mother. $300.00
In lieu of Christmas cards, from Thelma. $150.00
In MEMORY of our Parents, Clyde & Sanny Hunter (Brother Clyde & Sister Esther Chewski), from family. $200.00
In loving MEMORY of my Husband, Will (Bill) Myler, from your wife, Thelma. $100.00
In HONOR of my Teachers at Ludington Hight School & my Bus Drivers, from Matthew Skaggs. $75.00
In MEMORY of my beautiful Marilyn, Grandma Fehrlen and Mom Smith, from John Overkleeft. $100.00
In MEMORY of Scott Kurth, from Bear Fix. $15.00
In loving MEMORY of our Parents, Henry Sr. & Cora; and our Brother, Henry Jr., from the Holt Family. $200.00
In MEMORY of Sharon McPharlin, from Mike McPharlin $100.00
In MEMORY of my Mother, Hazel Wyngarden, from Kim Wyngarden. $100.00
In MEMORY of our Dad, Bernie Heslinga, a WWII Vet; Step-mom, June; & Step-sister, Gloria Jonker, Love Sue & Colleen. $25.00
In MEMORY of Gordon Hodges, Love Don & Mary $200.00
Brody, forever 8 $50.00
In MEMORY of Howard G. Loftis (Jerry) and Robert C. Loftis (Uncle Bob). Miss you both! Mary B. Loftis $25.00
In MEMORY of our Rainbow Girl, our dear Daughter, Karen Renee Black, with love always, from Mom & Dad. $25.00
In honor of Grandchildren, Erin, Jessie, Alex, Charles, Devin & Brad, from Grandma & Grandpa Snyder. $30.00
In honor of Great-Grandchildren, Evelyn, Isaiah & Alisiana, from Great Grandma & Grandpa. $15.00
We remember Gertrude & Phyllis, from Ren & Cj Brander. $100.00
In loving MEMORY of My Wife, Marian, from John L. Miller. $100.00
In MEMORY of Janna L. Kelly, from the Burr & Company. $2,805.00
In MEMORY of Ken & Evelyn Smith, form Ivan Smith. $50.00
In MEMORY of Norb & Julie $50.00
In MEMORY of John & Marion Falicki and Ernest & Agnes Bockheim. $50.00
In MEMORY of Carol Moneybrake $50.00
In loving MEMORY of Adrian Velthouse and Clarence & Jenny Van Veen, from Frank & Kathy Van Veen; Jessica & Kevin Sexton; and Leslie, Tim & Clare McRoberts. $150.00
In MEMORY of Ben Siedlecki. $20.00
In HONOR of the best Grandmother, Marilyn Nicholson. $50.00
In MEMORY of my loving Father, Jesse R. Young, from his Son, Jesse P. Young. $200.00
In MEMORY of Luke Snyder, from Wyn & Herbig Family. $50.00
In MEMORY of Fritz Kluting, from Agatha. $50.00
In MEMORY of Joyce & Glen Reader and Harold Lemke, from Wick & Beth. $50.00
In MEMORY of Yvonne, from Ron. $100.00
In MEMORY of Shephen Rathbun, from Christina & Kevin Miller $50.00
In loving MEMORY Grandpa & Grandma Scott and Grandpa & Grandma Vining, from Bill, Jim, Nancy & Dave. $5.00
In MEMORY of John Bernhardt, from Judith. $55.00
In MEMORY of Edward & Ann Rebove; Anthony & Caroline Schumacher; Charles & Dorothy Pruitt and Leonard & Vonda Pruitt, from Terry & Jacqueline Schumacher. $50.00
In MEMORY of Rick, from Donna, Richard, Kathleen, John & Ruth. $250.00
In MEMORY of my Parents, Ray & Ruth Fleming, from Kathleen & Stephen Wilson. $50.00
In MEMORY of our Dad, Hollis Billhart, from MJ & Clay B. $200.00
In loving MEMORY of William H Vining, from Wife, Children & Grandchildren. $10.00
In MEMORY of Muriel Ainsworth, from Kids & Ben. $130.00
In loving MEMORY of our Parents, Al & Carrie Landheer and Jake & Helen Dertien. $25.00
In MEMORY of Harold Lemke, from his Family. $25.00
In MEMORY of our Parents, Ed & Frances Kinney and Dorr & Shirley Howell, from Ronald & Stephanie Kinney. $100.00
In MEMORY of Grandpa Gebhardt, Love Jacob, Jordan & Paige. $50.00
In MEMORY of My Parents, from Karyn Bosze, from Mr. & Mrs. Bosze. $200.00
In loving MEMORY of Lewis J. Start, from his Family. $50.00
In MEMORY of Mitch Bogert, from Margy & Rich. $20.00


***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Thursday, 12/22/16.
David Benson $1,000.00
Fred Boogaard $20.00
From Mr. Wier's 4th Grade Class - Godfrey Elementary School $75.00
Melissa Vanklompenberg $100.00
Mike Griffin $50.00
George Kiefer $200.00
James Peacock $100.00
Jim Wiercinski $250.00
Cary Klinkner $40.00
Elizabeth Hoffman $110.00
Ginger Springer $100.00
Lori Vargo $50.00
From The Friday Morning Bridge Group of Jean Boyden, Peggy Bransdorfer, Mary Abbott Cumming, Ann Debes, Terry Harvey, Kate McGarry & Barbara Raby. $140.00
Kathy & David Schmidt $100.00
Annabelle & Blane Avey $100.00
Marquita Campbell $100.00
From the Tassell - Wisner - Bottrall Foundation, requested by Donald Wisner. $1,100.00
James Sr. & Sandra Perrin $50.00
Dave & Mari Beswick $200.00
Robinson Family $700.00
James & Joseph Ruskey $25.00
Robert & Lois Yntema $50.00
Jane Goethal $30.00
Patrick & Michelle Hickey $100.00
Laura Kline $10.00
From John & Tim Wilcher at Top Distributing. $300.00
Bruce Edward Honholt $100.00
John Sella $100.00
From Cedar Springs Public Schools Retirees $75.00
Helen Hegyi $100.00
Gregroy & Susan Winer $175.00
Mary Ann & Walter Andersen $100.00
Joe & Janice Magnan $25.00
Ruth Post $50.00
Mark & Carlotta Mabie $25.00
C.R. Willie Wurm $10.00
The Berghoef/Boyle Foundation $2,500.00
Amy $60.73
Thomas Shippy $100.00
Hilde Wilhelm $100.00
Janice Berghuis $20.00
John Wert $300.00
Carol Rogers $100.00
Gail Ander $25.00
Michelina Falcitelli-Plesco $50.00
Grand Rapids Assembly 68 SOOB $25.00
Alice & Edward Jackson $25.00
Linda Baragar $100.00
Yvonne & Michael Mabin $100.00
Kathleen Hart $90.00
Angela & Gary Venturo $10.00
Steelcase Retiree Club $50.00
William & Debra Mull $50.00
Jeffrey & Margaret Beusse $500.00
Biggest Losers $100.00
In loving MEMORY of Mom & Aunties, my favorite Santa Claus Gals, from Richard Watson. $75.00
In MEMORY of Joan Tompkins, from K-Mart Breakfast Club. $80.00
In MEMORY of Alice Brechting, from Barbara Downer. $50.00
In MEMORY of Betty Redner, form Matthew Wierenga $50.00
In MEMORY of Grandma Lohrberg, from Derek & Jason Dykhouse. $100.00
In MEMORY of Andy Ripstra, from Donna Taylor's Family. $80.00
In MEMORY of Grandpa & Grandma Waalkes, from Diane. $25.00
In MEMORY of Gregory Boomstra, from Dad & Mom, Brad, Sarah, Myah, Eli, Josh, Dave & Miranda. $100.00
In loving MEMORY of Janice & Vincent Veldhouse, from your family. $150.00
In MEMORY of my Mother, Flora Liem, Ellen T., Irene Lin, Suzannah Kwee, Charles Sweedyk, Robert Veenstra, Aart de Wit, Normna Ginebaugh, Mr. & Mrs. Walter Rifwald, Lennart Johnson, Martin Faasse and Mr. & Mrs. Arie Sluiter. $150.00
In MEMORY of Charles Watson, Grand Daughter and Charis Watson, Great Grand Daughter and Murphy Peters, from Grace Watson. $50.00
In MEMORY of J.T. VanSlooten, from his office "girls". $50.00
In MEMORY of Snowball Alexander, love Karen. $25.00
In MEMORY of Bob, Morna, Greg & Josh Ford, from Doug & Karen $50.00
In MEMORY of My Grandmother, Mildred Starr, from May Curtis-Barrett $25.00
In MEMORY of Evenlyn Madore, our Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Larry Brown, our Brother, Uncle & Great Uncle. $50.00
In MEMORY of Little Berni Raap III & Ryan Raap, from Sharon & Thomas Umlor $25.00
In MEMORY of my Dad, Robert Reneker, from Dianna Peck $25.00
In MEMORY of Alice Johnson, Phil & Monica Wood, from Mark & Sally Johnson. $75.00
In MEMORY of "My Angels" on the otherside, from Tuesday Hilton. $50.00
In loving MEMORY of my husband, Dale Vanderwall, from Millie. $25.00
In loving MEMORY of Laurie Schulz, Louise Schulz & Kari Hessler, from Henry & Phyllis Schulz. $300.00
In MEMORY of Cheryl Sue Hood, Ed & Cleo Hood, Raymond and Joe Fisher, from Edwin & Susan Hood. $50.00
In MEMORY of Edna Bush, from Rose & Randy Long. $20.00
In MEMORY of my loving Mom, from Michele Theibout. $20.00
In MEMORY of my Husband, William Fitzgerald $50.00
In MEMORY of our Sons, Greg & Mitch, with love Mom & Dad. $100.00
In MEMORY of Patrick & Bud Beckett, from Laurie. $30.00
In MEMORY of Bailey, from Stella Miller. $100.00
In loving MEMORY of Marian Jean McCormick, from her Sister, Dorothy Wimmer. $100.00
In HONOR of, with much love to the Woons family in Rochester, NY and Olivia & Emilee Woons in Grand Rapids, MI, from Gladys Waranica. $50.00
In MEMORY of my dear Husband, Harry Waranica and beloved Grandson, Jeremy Waranica, as we send hugs on angels' wings -- Gladys. $50.00
In MEMORY of Donald & Rosemary Goodell, from the Randy Dunn Family. $25.00
In loving MEMORY of our Parents, Dorothy Schoon and Thomas & Leona Belka, from Lew & Joyce Belka. $100.00
In loving MEMORY of Rebecca, Rachel & John, from Dad & Lyn. $150.00
In MEMORY of Mary Elizabeth Gregels, our precious Daughter & Sister, from Regina Waldon. $25.00
In MEMORY of Nicole Jolie Reges, from Grandma & Grandpa Radecki. $200.00
In loving MEMORY of Bernard Hall, from his Wife, Clare. $100.00
In MEMORY of Addison Lynn Worst, from Grampa & Grandma Juell. $50.00
In MEMORY of my Parents, Jim & Val Byrne, & Husband, Richard Banks, from Rosemary Banka. $100.00
In MEMORY of my Daughter In-law, Nedrd Kruis, from Cliff & Jean Kruis $25.00
In MEMORY of Precious Mothers: Mary MacEachron, Alice Baker, Nellie DeMann & Gertrude Cheadle; and Precious Sister, Nancy Bearinger, from Vernon & Linda Baker. $125.00
In HONOR of our Grandchildren: Tyler & Baylee DeVos; and Matt, Grace, & Alex Wauben, from Gampie & Gammie Wauben. $50.00
In MEMORY of my "Littlest Angel" Marbie, from Phil & Sue Wauben. $50.00
In MEMORY of my Husband, James E. Preston; my Daughter, Susan K. Preston; and my Nephew's, Scott & Steve Baribeau. $200.00
In MEMORY of "Sophie, Sammie, BJ & Mandy, from Mom" $250.00
In loving MEMORY of our Family: Andy, Barb & Scott LaBryn; Keith & Mary Sullivan; and Dale Vanderwall, with love from Doug & Chris Vanderwall. $100.00
In loving MEMORY of Charles Chase, from the Chase Family. $50.00
In MEMORYof my Husband, Henry J. Ottenwess; and my Daughter, Lori Ann Ottenwess, from Iris M. Ottenwess. $200.00
In MEMORY of my cat, Bowie! From Steve Collins. $10.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Tuesday, 12/20/16.
Ovell Barbee $1,000.00
Christine Hagene $100.00
Donated by Lisa & Paul Veach $50.00
From Britta, Claire, Megan & Anika, best grands ever! $100.00
Leslee-Laycock-Hardebeck $30.00
Lynn Holck $30.00
A Christmas Gift to Patty LaBarre, from Joan Cummings $30.00
Bernadette Morgan $100.00
Marguerite Schoolland $25.00
Dale & Julie Pomeroy $25.00
Carol & Richard Barber $25.00
Mary Field $25.00
Bruce & Merri-Beth Jelsema $300.00
Robert & Marcia Schaub $2,000.00
Henry & Janice Pylman $100.00
Sue Ellen Zuchowski $50.00
David & Diane Boyd $50.00
Randall Vanwingerden $50.00
Thomas Larson $150.00
Eric Schultz $50.00
Therese & Scott Strain $15.00
Win & Rita Taylor $200.00
Arthur & Donna Veltman $250.00
From Dominio's Guild Members, Arlene Ritz, Mary Jo Gosselin, Patricia Den Besten, Penny Schwander, Patricia Jackson $100.00
In MEMORY of Paul Gibbs & John Arnold, from Roger P. Gibbs. $50.00
In loving MEMORY of my Father, James W. Spaniolo, from Gloria Spaniolo. $100.00
In MEMORY of June Molenar, from Karen Denton. $50.00
In MEMORY of Bud Fairbrother from his Wife, Children, Grandchildren & Great Grandchildren. $75.00
In MEMORY of our sweet Mom & Grandma, Margaret Rento Rainey, from the Darooge Family. $200.00
In MEMORY of Mom Mom, Dzia Dzia, & Uncle Frank, from Abby & Kyle Mroz. $200.00
In MEMORY of my little Brother, Pat, & my Father, Bob, from Mike Denick. $25.00
In MEMORY of Cliff Denton, my husband, from Betty Denton. $50.00
In MEMORY of Gil & Cora Vander Werf, from Karen Palmore. $50.00
In MEMORY of John & Virginia Russo, with love from your Children & Grandchildren, from the Russo & Zyskowski Families. $150.00
In MEMORY of Rita Loew, from Charles Loew. $80.00
In MEMORY of my Husband, Ron Miller, from his Wife, Carolyn Miller. $25.00
In loving MEMORY of Bruce Patterson, from his Parents, Ernie & Joan Patterson. $100.00
In loving MEMORY of Katharine Remington Moore. $100.00
In MEMORY of Wendell "Bunk" & Douglas Grummet, love Wife & Mother, Joyce Grummet. $50.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Sunday, December 18, 2016:
From the Grand Children of Bob & Jan Courts $100.00
From Tim & Margo DeWitt $1,000.00
For Dr. Boyden & Staff at Spectrum Cardiac Rehab, from Carol $100.00
D. Walker $20.00
Cynthia Smith $100.00
Caledonia Community Schools Administration Office Staff $195.00
From the Tariske Family $50.00
In honor of our Director, Al Boyle, from the Standale Senior Bridge Group $100.00
Emerald Ane Coffee, Lucille Pawloski $75.00
TOPS MI 261 $71.00
In honor of my Husband, Frank, and Son, John, and Grandson, Alex Borgia, from Kibby Borgia $150.00
Engineered Protection Systems $1,000.00
Betty Hall $100.00
In lieu of sending Christmas cards to friends & family, from Paul & France $100.00
Casnovia Ladies Literary Club $100.00
Merry Christmas Diane & Anna, from Rosemary. $25.00
Robert & Eleanore Howieson $500.00
Dr. Christine Larae Larson $80.00
Craig & Susan Gates $20.00
Thomas & Maureen Herman $25.00
Joseph & Sandra Cramer $85.00
We love you Grandma, Great Jeanne Hatch! Merry Christmas! Love, Billy, Shannon, Delanie & Jackson. $30.00
Danny Vaughan $250.00
HDVCH Pediatric Blood & Bone Marrow Transplant, from the bottle fund. $27.70
Alicia Hawkins $30.00
Sandy Tiffany $50.00
Roman Kunecki $100.00
Robert Burr $100.00
Anonymous $50.00
Ruth Stewart $15.00
Graybar $80.00
Theresa Teneyck $20.00
Patricia Huber $50.00
River City Mechanical $250.00
In loving MEMORY of my Husband, John Lewis, from Wife, Evelyn, Children & Grand Children. $25.00
In loving MEMORY of my Husband, Paul Mast, and Son, Frank Mast, and Grandson, Steven Fabeck, from Jennie Mast. $100.00
In MEMORY of Steve Fabeck, from Mom, Dad & Sue. $50.00
In MEMORY of Dorothy Tucker, from Sandra Burnham. $100.00
In MEMORY of Great Grandma VanOosten, Calder, Caden, lla, Lexie, Grace & Elijah, from Ruthanne Snyder. $60.00
In loving MEMORY of Richard & Martha Buth and Lindsay Ellen Pichette, from their grateful Family. $1,800.00
In loving MEMORY of my Aunt Helen. $250.00
In MEMORY of Phyllis Buchholz, we miss you everyday, from Kelly Mitchell. $30.00
In MEMORY of Gerald & Eleanor McCormick, from Barbara Long. $100.00
In MEMORY of Edward & Ann Rebone, Norma Bartz, Anthony & Caroline Schumacher, Bill Berryhill and Pat Seeley, from Kenneth & Ilene Schumacher. $50.00
In MEMORY of our Grandsons, Tim & Tyler, who passed away to young, from Grandpa & Granny Steeby. $50.00
In Memory of our Parents John & Lois Vander Ploeg and Berton & Eleanor Sevensma, from John & Barbara Jo Vander Ploeg. $50.00
In MEMORY of all of our loved ones, from Charlie Bylen & Marcia Ellen. $50.00
In MEMORY of Barbara Mulheisen, from Her Bridge Buddies. $140.00
In MEMORY of our Mothers, Lois Barrett & Margaret Vander Veen, from Dick & Bette Barrett. $50.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Thursday, December 15, 2016:
Rick & Mary Bartling $50.00
Michael Hollinrake $100.00
Sarah Manning $50.00
Jennifer Moo $150.00
Anonymous $1,000.00
Annette Weingate $670.00
Kimerlee Billings $100.00
Michael Tomich $100.00
In lieu of Christmas gifts for Cory, Karlee, Lauren, Taylor & Abby, from Grandpa & Grandma S. $100.00
Anonymous $25.00
Robert Melendy $25.00
Gerald & Kay Snyder $25.00
Nancy Scudder $30.00
William Branz $50.00
John & Marilyn Dooge $100.00
Susan Cronheim $50.00
John & Betsy Belbot $50.00
Marvin & Virginia Loukus $100.00
AJ Veneklasin Inc. $2,500.00
Robert & Nancy Prescher $50.00
David Clonan $50.00
Carol & Douglas Wilson $100.00
Patricia & Gregory Hohs $15.00
Joseph & Cindy Hurd $40.00
David & Betty Jenkins $100.00
Molly Hausbeck $15.00
Rondal Geraldine Urbanski $20.00
Burton Bouwkamp $100.00
Ronald & Bonnie Bostwick $25.00
Park Partners First (Park) Congregational Church $900.00
Friends of Santa Claus Girls, thank you. $100.00
Vincent & Betty Brown $100.00
Sandra Shank $50.00
Rodney & Anne Van Tol $100.00
Joan Quakkelaar $50.00
West Side Community Council, Inc. $50.00
Patrick & Laurie Webster $100.00
Robert & Susan Courtade $500.00
Geraldine Lockrow $50.00
Timothy & Julie Ainsworth $50.00
David & Linda Randall $100.00
Tim Randall $50.00
Mike & Bina Randall $50.00
James & Allison Randall $50.00
Naina & Sejal Randall $50.00
Braydon & Alaina Randall $50.00
In MEMORY of John & Helen Slezak. $50.00
In MEMORY of Barb McCarthy, from Todd McCarthy. $25.00
In MEMORY of Jason Emelander with love from Dad, Mom & Kyle,from Elisabeth Emelander. $100.00
In MEMORY of William & Natalie Root, from Patricia Root. $25.00
In MEMORY of all our loved ones no longer with us. $100.00
In loving MEMORY of Carole Cyrus Holmes, from Richard & Debby Holmes. $300.00
In Memory of my Parents, from Therese Schliewe. $100.00
In MEMORY of Don Post & Judy Brunsink, from Ron & Bonnie Brunsink. $100.00
In MEMORY of Ron Geyer, from Judy Geyer. $25.00
In MEMORY of Ronald & Jacqueline Rittersdorf, from Vince & Julie Myers. $50.00
In MEMORY of Emmett Schoenborn, my Husband, and Ernest & Jessie Christian, my Parents, and Nanette Valkier, my Sister, from "The Bonnie Schoenborn Family". $100.00
In MEMORY of TRW, from Donna Burns. $50.00
In MEMORY of George A. Zomberg, from Edward & Lydia Sue Taylor. $200.00
In MEMORY of Elmo Butts, from Philip & Mary Butts. $25.00
In MEMORY of Kathryn Welton, my Mother, from Barbara Welton. $25.00
In MEMORY of Norman & Alberta Simpson, my Grandparents, and Will & Evah (Dee Dee) Walker, my Uncle & Aunt, from Barbara Welton. $20.00
In MEMORY of Parents, Dick & Joyce, and Aunt Charlie & Uncle Phil, and Brothers, Tim & Steve Scanlon, from Richard & Katherine Scanlon. $150.00
In loving MEMORY of James S. Boluyt Sr. & Tom Boluyt, from Dave & Gloria Swann & family. $100.00
In MEMORY of my Husband, Ed Preston & Our Parents, from Jackie Preston, from Jackie Preston. $100.00
In MEMORY of our Parents, from Joe & Ruth Skeel. $50.00
In MEMORY of Bob Darcangelo, from Peggy Ann Darcangelo. $25.00
In MEMORY of Joe McCarthy, from Michael & Mary McCarthy. $25.00
In MEMORY of the Genautis Family, from Rich & Carole. $50.00
In MEMORY of my Mother, Maxine Packer, who always knitted for the Santa Claus Girls, from Sylvia Packer. $25.00
In MEMORY of Tammy, from Mom & Dad. $10.00
In MEMORY of deceased member of the Kaplanowski & Kotowaki Families, from Nancy Kaplanowski. $25.00
In MEMORY of Leonard Weller, from Paula & Rick Krampe. $50.00
In MEMORY of Jim Worst & Bob Slager, from Betty Worst & Family. $25.00
In MEMORY of Bridget Watkins Hannock, from Mother & Dad. $20.00
In MEMORY of Evelyn & Harold Eggleston & Wayne D. Copron, from Edith Copron. $50.00
In loving MEMORY of my Husband, Charles Zalewski & Granddaughter Tiffany Lax, from Becky Z. $50.00
In MEMORY of Parents, Grandparents, from Kristel Heinz-Ciullo. $100.00
In MEMORY of Sadly Missed Members, from Algoma Sunshine Circle. $50.00
In MEMORY of Ray Price, a Great Singer, truly Great and a Gentleman, who passed away 3 years ago, from Betty D. $50.00
In MEMORY of Our Parents, Ernest & Louise Tower and Roy & Frieda Sovereign, from Richard & Joan Sovereign. $30.00
In loving MEMORY of Anne Marie Dinan, from Her Loving Family. $25.00
In loving MEMORY of our Dads, William Legate Sr. & Charles Wells & our beloved Niece, Joslyn Wells, from Bill & Diane Legate. $50.00
In MEMORY of Loved Ones & Friends, who are no longer with us, from David & Linda Randall. $100.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Tuesday's, December 13, 2016:
Butchers Late Bloomres Club "A Precious Moments Club" $113.00
Richard & Nancy Robinson $200.00
Wayne & Carmela Styf $100.00
Rachel Guyton $30.00
David Bailey $50.00
Beverly & Thomas Verburg $50.00
Philip & Marilyn Masters $100.00
Gertrude Wolfert $125.00
To all those who serve us in Blue Merry Christmas & Happy New Year with our prayers for your safety in the coming year, from Dick & Phyllis O'Krangley. $200.00
Anonymous $500.00
Ron & Nancee $25.00
In HONOR of Grandchildren, Emma & Dawson, from Marilyn & Jack Greenlee. $200.00
In MEMORY of IAGO, from James Nawrocki. $25.00
In MEMORY of Edward Wysocki & The cc '59ers, from Betty Fuhs. $25.00
In loving MEMORY of Doug & Louise MacGregor, from Carolyn Getty. $100.00
In MEMORY of Harry & Jeremy Waranica, from Greg & Nina. $100.00
In MEMORY of Fred & Virginia Wagner, from Sandra Wagner $25.00
In MEMORY of Brianne Parker, our beloved Daughter, from Jan & Don Parker. $250.00
In MEMORY of Teresa Kailing, from Janet Kailing. $25.00
In MEMORY of our Parents, M & C Botterm and J & C Telman and friends Sylvia Van Heest & Bob Poll, from Lois &
Calvin Telman and Beth Coalter. $125.00
In loving MEMORY of our Baby, Stephen Gill, from Dad & Mom and Bev, Greg, Julie Liz & families. $100.00
In loving MEMORY of our Parents, Louis & Katherine Lastacy and Steve & Ruby Igleski, from Bob & Char Lastacy. $100.00
In MEMORY of our Mothers, Kathryn Loud & Mary Cole, from Bill & Kathy Cole. $100.00
In MEMORY of John Grandon, from his Wife, Carolyn. $25.00
In MEMORY of my Wife, Marjory J. Keiser, from Charles R. Keiser. $50.00
In MEMORY of Gertrude Ten Elshof, from John & Dana Elshof. $250.00
In MEMORY of my Dad, George Blum, from Judy. $25.00
In MEMORY of my Husband, George Blum, from Mary Ann. $50.00
In MEMORY of Neal Barbara VanderWoude, from Anne VanderWoude. $100.00
In MEMORY of R. James "Jim" Bolt, from Al & Karen. $100.00
In MEMORY of my Dad, Bill Disbrow, from his Daughter, Chris. $25.00
In loving MEMORY of our Parents, Marvin & Mary Helen Holzger, from Mike & Susan London. $50.00
In MEMORY of members who have passed and for the current members too! The North Park Presbyterian Priscilla Circle. $50.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Sunday's, December 11, 2016:
Mlive Call Center - Popcorn Sales - $325.50
Scott Boerman - $564.00
Mark Olman - $25.00
Kimberly Bennitt - $20.00
From Cascade, Jenison & Greenville Car Washes - $500.00
Glen & Sheryl Bodien - $100.00
John Phillips - $25.00
Debra Roper - $50.00
Peter & Bernice - $50.00
For OLM from YLC - $100.00
Barb & Gene Batcheleder - $2,000.00
In lieu of a Christmas gift, for Michael Moore, from Doreen Stanard - $50.00
Dawson Dodge & Leo Siver "The Leaf Busters" - $25.00
Janet Winter - $25.00
Ray & Myra Tiethof - $25.00
Nancy Massingham - $25.00
Dale & Susan Mulder - $100.00
Anonymous - $50.00
Lee & Joanne Forgar - $50.00
Florence & Geoffrey Goodyear - $300.00
Joanne Snell - $25.00
Virginia Beale - $20.00
Natalie Sue Young - $20.00
Anonymous - $100.00
Barbara Burke - $50.00
Residents & Red Hatters of Leisure Village, Belmont - $639.00
Happy Holidays! Donated to the Santa Claus Girls in lieu of gifts, from the Team Members at Betz Industries and Betz Pattern in the names of Karl Betz, Gregg Betz, David Moorhead and their families. - $3,432.00
Rod & Caty McNeil - $250.00
William Hoffman - $15.00
Steven Neuman - $250.00
Elizabeth Vasiu - $100.00
Joyce Horath - $100.00
Keith Smith - $1,000.00
In MEMORY of Barbara Lutts & Laurence D. Smith, from David Smith. - $150.00
In loving MEMORY of our Son, Keg Gamm, and our Grandson, Jacob Streitel, from Jeff & Rosanne Schwander. - $100.00
In HONOR of Vivian Johnson, from Ray Roberts. - $50.00
In HONOR of Sheryl Livingston & Jan Postma, from Laurie Webster. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Bruce Langlois. - $100.00
On behalf of the Goldwing Road Riders Association - MI Chapter G. - $250.00
In MEMORY of Holly & Lola Bunny. - $10.00
In MEMORY of Ron & Barbara Hyatt, from the Kids, Grand Kids & Great Grand Kids. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Henry, Opal & Jim DeGood, from Family. - $50.00
In MEMORY of my Dad, James J. Dean, love Righty. - $30.00
In loving MEMORY of Gertrude & Clifford Cheadle. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Sarah Steele, Love Uncle Pat & Aunt Roe. - $20.00
In MEMORY of our Son & Brother, Jeffrey Alan Koster, who died 50 years ago of neuroblastoma at three and a quarter years old on October 27, 1966. With love & missed by Arnie & Joyce Koster & Family. - $30.00
In MEMORY of Ronald & Beulah Williams, from Robert & Darlene Klok. - $25.00
In MEMORY of Dorothy Mewman, from Kay Kiel. - $10.00
In loving MEMORY of Roland, Marjorie & Karen Beineman with love, from Barbara & Joan Beineman. - $100.00
In MEMORY of my Granddaughter, Son & my Husband, from Nancy A. Campbell. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Boyd & Jeanne Condon and George & Dorothy Waller, from Bob & Elsie who have been donating to Santa Claus Girls since 1975. - $100.00
In MEMORY of John (Sonny) Heeren, Mike Stolk, Ed & Arlene Denboer, Tom, Becky, Jenny & Kamrie Heeren, from Jim & Jan. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Avery Austin, from Joyce Lomen. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Grace Topping, from Marilyn & Jerry. - $25.00
In MEMORY of Shannon Siders, from Aunt Jeanne & Uncle Tim. - $150.00
In MEMORY of Bruce Wagner, from the Wagner Family. - $50.00
In loving MEMORY of my Mother, Celeste Oom & my Sister, Bonnie Oom, from Mike Oom. - $50.00
In MEMORY of my Parents, Herman & Marian Platte with love, Judy. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Bert & Frances Wiholt and Orville & Luella Seeley, from Brian Seeley. - $20.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Thursday, December 08, 2016:
JoAnne VanderWerff - $100.00
Anonymous - $200.00
Raymond & Magdalene Gort - $100.00
Janice Siegel - $25.00
Darlene & Karl Braunschneider - $100.00
Joy & Rogers Johnson - $50.00
Lynn & Kay Sommerfeld - $1,000.00
Thomas Marschall - $20.00
Robert Jr. & Valerie Dutmers - $100.00
Patricia Johnson - $50.00
Douglas & Patricia Echelberger - $50.00
Thomas Geerling - $100.00
Charles Jr. & Mary Frydrych - $100.00
Eugene Bego - $50.00
Chloe Jones - $100.00
Larry & Judith Scudder - $30.00
Candyce & Michael Feutz - $300.00
The North Park Presbyterian (Women) - $50.00
Susan Wesley - $20.00
Jacquelyn Watson - $150.00
Dan & Laraine Main - $50.00
Loyd & Suzanne Winer - $100.00
In MEMORY of Abe Abraham - $100.00
In Loving MEMORY of Milton, Clara & Geraldine Bower and Bob & Meryellen Zarnosky, from the Saponaros. - $200.00
With love & gratitude for a dear friend - KW. - $40.00
For Sandy Ellis, thanks for keeping us moving, from Northview Zumba Gold. - $50.00
In HONOR of the Smith Family. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Rusty Weller, from your Brothers, Harry & Jake. - $50.00
In loving MEMORY of Jiggs, the giver, from Gerald & Kay Wilson. - $500.00
In MEMORY of Ed & Jerry, from Jeanne Gerulis. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Jon Forslund from Marilyn Magee. - $20.00
In MEMORY of my Grand Daughter, Rebecca Wheat and My Husband, Delmer Homrich, from Stell Homrich. - $100.00
In MEMORY of husband, Jack DeLaat and, son Stephen DeLaat, from Margaret. - $50.00
In MEMORY of my Father, Richard Scanlon, from Sue. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Angie & Bill Yule and Ralph R. Roberts, from Shirley M. Yule. - $100.00
In MEMORY of our Parents, Nick & Pauline Saladino and Tony & Christine Pirrone, from Nick & Louise Saladino. - $50.00
In MEMORY of my Husband, Don, and loved ones, from Nell Dandrow. - $25.00
In MEMORY of Lois Slanger, from Walt Slanger. - $25.00
In MEMORY of Edith & Jerome Zerfas, with love from Nancy. - $500.00
In MEMORY of my loving Daughters, Debra Kay Saunders & Beth Marie Gardner, from Mom. - $20.00
In loving MEMORY of our Parents, Grandparents, Nephew and other Dear Relatives & Friends, from Ray & Sharon Dulyea & Family. - $300.00
In MEMORY of our Loved Ones & Dear Friends. So missed at Christmas, from Dort. $30.00
In MEMORY of Marjorie Holder & Bobby Beuker, from an anonymous giver. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Lloyd & Gertrude Centilli, from Don Centilli. - $50.00
In MEMORY of my Husband, George, and Son, Tom, from Doris Deihl. - $200.00
In MEMORY of Uncle Barney Kamradt, from Charlie & Sue. - $25.00
In MEMORY of Dad & Mike (Hibby). Love you, Terrace, Suez & Cody Michael. - $200.00
In MEMORY of Charles & Kate Frydrych, Joan Frydrych, Harry & Lorraine Popiel, Harry Bryska & John Czarnopys, from Jean Czarnopys. - $100.00
In HONOR of a few friends. - $50.00
In Loving MEMORY of Dick Hansen, Julie (Hansen) White & Nancy (Hastings) Hansen. In Memory of those passed on from the Balke & Hansen Families: Celestine & Judy Schmidt, Robin Schmidt; and those passed on from the Zalewski & Schmidt Families. From Phyllis Hansen-Schmidt. - $60.00
In MEMORY of our Parents, Bernard & Betty Lyons, and Allen & Alice Davidson, from Bob & Sally Lyons. - $200.00
In MEMORY of Rosemary Neuman - $50.00
In MEMORY of Burr & Lillian Eveleth. Love Stella, Jim, Debbie, Bridget & Kristen. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Thorne & Florence Brown. Love Stella, Jim, Debbie, Bridget & Kristen. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Victor & Madeline Johnson, from the Brown Family. - $25.00
In MEMORY of Leon & Margaret DeJongh, from the Brown Family. - $25.00
In Loving MEMORY of my Parents, Eddie & Betty KavaLuskis, love Trish. - $50.00
In MEMORY of My Grandparents, Horace & Mildred Proper. - $25.00
In MEMORY of Kathy, from Sue. - $10.00
In Memory of John "Jack" Palczewski, from his family. - $200.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Tuesday, December 06, 2016:
From Gary & Pat Anderson - $100.00
Richard Besser - $50.00
Leo P. Devarenne - $50.00
John Elderkin - $100.00
Sarah Joseph - $25.00
From the Lam Family - $50.00
Catherine Lewis - $100.00
Pamela Maniscalco - $200.00
Joann Marshall - $25.00
Winfer Mulder - $50.00
Amanda Otte - $164.00
Toni K. Pullen - $100.00
Joel E. & Brenda B. Roudabush - $30.00
In MEMORY of Mom, Dad & Tom, from Kristin Bergh. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Bert & Florence De Boer, Lois Baker & Marge Hulsapple, from The Family. - $200.00
In MEMORY of my husband, Al Buning & our daughter Millie Skeels with love, Joyce. - $25.00
In MEMORY of my Dad, Tom Maslowski, from Wendy & Randy Charboneau. - $67.00
In MEMORY of Lois, Jean, Erin, Jay & Carol Dykstra; Judy, Katy & Nicole Potter; Marje & Dave Irwin, from Donald Dykstra. - $1,000.00
In MEMORY of Thomas R. Grimm, from Carol Ann. - $25.00
In Memory of Grandson, Sean VanDuinen, from Grandpa & Grandma. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Grandma & Grandpa Tower & Aunt Jane, from Tyler & Nathan. - $40.00
In Memory of Wendell & Lucy Long and Marion Martin, from Ray & Donna Rensland. - $100.00
In MEMORY of my brother, Kenneth Welton; my parents, Harold & Marie Welton; husband, Robert Smith; son, Howard Smith, from Shirley Smith. - $50.00
In loving MEMORY of Charlie Chase, from Kay & Family. - $100.00
In loving MEMORY of our Dear Fathers, Grandfathers & Great Grandfathers, Willard L. Groen & Alfred F. VanderMolen, from Wayne & Linda VanderMolen; Eric, Angie, Lilyana, Briella & Aliyah Dykgraaf; Joe, Holli, Collin, Logan, Ethan & Cameron VanderMolen. - $75.00
In MEMORY of James & Aarlene Hill from Karey Hill. - $75.00
In MEMORY of my Father, Gary Thomas, & my Grandmother, Bonnie June Thomas, from Sharon Thomas. - $50.00
In loving MEMORY of Marie Burr, Mary Nuyens & Dolores Walters, from Angela Walters. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Phil "Ski" Skrycki, from Patty & Penny Skrycki. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Denise Jackson Davis, from Family. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Case & Helen Heeren, from Family. - $100.00
In HONOR of our two wonderful bosses, City Treasurer, John Globensky, & Deput City Treasurer, Fred Raabe. We truly appreciate your efforts to ensure that the children of Kent County will have a Merry Christmas, from the Grand Rapids City Treasurer's Office. - $100.00
In HONOR of my Schichtel siblings and their spouses: Bob, Joni (Phil), Jan (Paul), Matt & Lisa, and Kurt & Karin, from Barbara Nan Schichtel. - $200.00
Counting my blessings in MEMORY of my parents, Bob & Esther Schichtel, & big brothers, Philip & Paul Schichtel, from Barbara Nan Schichtel. - $100.00
Counting my blessings in MEMORY of Barbara Schears, Fred Esbaugh, Florence & Neil VandePeerle, & my Dear Godmother, Madelyn Schichtel Shantz, from Barbara Nan Schichtel. - $100.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Sunday, December 04, 2016:
Jane L. Hondelink - $50.00
Merry Christmas from Dennis & Barb Post - $100.00
Cheryl & Gary Schadler - $200.00
Marcelyn B. Dykstra - $50.00
Ruth A. Fahrni - $50.00
Merry Christmas from Becky, Matt, Nick, Scott, Sarah, Angie, Annie, Caden, Hudson, Cole, Leah, Lyla, Nolan & Adia - $40.00
Ray & Elizabeth Skeins - $30.00
Anita Marie Gilleo - $50.00
Thank you for your kindness 55 years ago, "1961". You are loved, from Dolly Hula, Julie, Ray & Vicki - $35.00
Roberta Braaksma Sherwood - $200.00
Tracee VanDonger - $65.00
Linda A. Myers - $50.00
Laura A. Ellis - $50.00
Tom & Chris Herzog - $99.00
Walter & Judy Etheridge - $25.00
From Union High 'Class of 1961' "Breakfast Club" - $220.00
Judith Ann Bialk - $50.00
Cheryl Fulton - $100.00
Anne Wardynski - $25.00
Kenneth Syrba - $250.00
Scott - $20.00
Werner Veit - $100.00
Ronald W. & Maresa L. Sxokowski - $50.00
Stephen J. & Cheryl D. Boshoven - $50.00
Lester & Patricia Albright - $10.00
Erik & Sally Klimek - $100.00
Patty L. Lewis - $50.00
Evelyn R. Boonenberg - $35.00
David P. & Patricia L. Hoek - $100.00
Paul R. & Frances J. Merryman - $50.00
Bryon Hammons - $50.00
Sons of the Aerican Legion Glen Hill Squadron 287 - $100.00
Helen J. Zukowski - $15.00
Dematic Employee Association (Serving West Michigan) - $5,000.00
Karilyn Frederick - $250.00
Mary Goldberg - $200.00
In HONOR of my Grand and Great Grand Children, from Grandma Kutsche. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Former Sun Oil Co. (Sunoco) employees, from Rod Strunk. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Ron & Ginny Broersma, from Walt, Pam, Susan & Katie Lockwood. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Royal, Bettie & Teague Bremayer, from Winn, Penny & Family. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Rex G. Hughes Sr. & Rex G. Hughes Jr., from Irene C. Hughes. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Charles & Steve Lavigne, from Lorraine. - $50.00
In HONOR of Sally Overway, from Arlene E. Overway. - $100.00
In LOVING MEMORY of our Parents & Grandparents, Robert & Ardith Portwood, and our Sister & Aunt Vicky, from Roger & Gaylynn Williams and Bob & Tammy Bond. - $400.00
In MEMORY of Edward & Pauline Johnson and Jack & Margaret Nienhuis, from Paula Nienhuis. - $50.00
In MEMORY of our special nephew, Steven Aboosamra, from Uncle Les & Aunt Sheila. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Richard A. (Mac) McDonell, a Husband, Dad and Grandpa. From The McDonell Family, Carol, Jim, Anna & Jimmy. - $20.00
In MEMORY of Theresa & Henry Zeman, from Bernice Zeman. - $100.00
In HONOR of Frank & Marcia Queen, from Eleanor Devlin. - $50.00
In HONOR of Robert Austin, from Eleanor Devlin. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Mr. Brian Wildman. Congratulations to West Catholic Football Team for their "Fourth" consecutive "State Championship". The Wildman Family, Marti, Bret & Chad along with West Catholic are the very best! - $1,500.00
In MEMORY of Amalia G. Pizano. Miss you Abuela, from Jaquelyn Dombrowski. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Gary Thomas & Bonnie June Thomas, from Carol Thomas. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Doris Sigle wife of Robert Sigle, from David & Marcia Vandevusse. - $10.00
In MEMORY of Loved Ones, from Shirley & Owen Bieber. - $100.00
In MEMORY of Rich & Doug, from Pat Zmudka - $25.00
In MEMORY of our Parents, Gerrit & Jenny DeVries and Herman & Teresa Buning, from Don & Eunice Buning. - $50.00
In MEMORY of Dr. & Mrs. R.H. Fell. - $50.00
In MEMORY of our Dear Son, Steven Michael Simpson, from Mom & Dad. - $75.00
In MEMORY of Chuck Kienzle, Irma Porter, Betty Malfoid, Delores Collins, Mike Wood, Gerald Frederick, Clark Parsons, Frank Thompson & Dorothy VandenBos, from Stephen & Shirley Carlson. - $300.00
In MEMORY of Edna May Rogers Bush, from Marilyn Dehos, William & Linda Andrews, Mary Lou Hibbard Trust, Steve & Suanne Shoemaker & Thomas P Soltys CPA. - $175.00
Merry Christmas, Taylor & Tyler Weny, Katie, Matt & Emily Willenim, Tommy & Katie Krachenberg, Abby & Johnny Molt. Love, Aunt Diane. - $100.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Thursday, December 1, 2016:
Marilyn & Thomas Walczewski - $20.00
Walter Whitman - $200.00
Marcia Jones - $10.00
Dennis & Kathleen Merizon - $25.00
Roger & Jane Bolhouse - $100.00
Debra & Richard Drake - $25.00
Ladies Sportsmen Club Inc. - $100.00
John & Hilda Spoering - $200.00
Joseph Gless Charitable Trust - $2,500.00
Carol Kuhn - $100.00
Richard Versluis - $25.00
Emery - $50.00
Penelope Ruppert - $10.00
Richard Bell - $100.00
Nicole Anderson - $50.00
Mark Koetje - $200.00
In MEMORY of William G. Gagnon from Antoinette Ross - $25.00
In MEMORY of our dear Jenny. With love always, Uncle Tom, Aunt Claudia & family. - $25.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Tuesday, November 29, 2016:
Constance Ellis - $50.00
Janice Ballard - $50.00
American Legion Post Auxiliary 47 - $100.00
Kathryn Lipner - $1,000.00
Linda Peck - $110.00
In MEMORY of Albert & Michael Skwarek, from Phyllis Skwarek. - $50.00
In MEMORY of my Mom, Doris Teunissen, from her Children, Grandchildren & Great Grand Children. - $25.00
In MEMORY of Darrell and Donna Reid, from the Reid Family. - $25.00
In MEMORY of my son Eric James Webb & his Pop, Lloyd "Bruce" Webb. Together Again! Joining all "The Webb's" & "Koltake". Love & missing you, Mom, Jay, Denicie & all! - $50.00

***Published in The Grand Rapids Press on Sunday, November 27, 2016:
Michael Scott Reid - $25.00
Laraine Main - $50.00
Patricia Youngreen - $50.00
Sue Meranda - $50.00
Virginia Edwardson - $200.00
Mark Smith - $100.00
Top Distributing GR - $250.00
John Sella - $100.00
Carol L Kuhn - $50.00
Cindy Poe - $25.00
Katherine Elkins - $25.00
Vicki Tingley - $50.00
Joseph Cramer proceeds book sale "The Story of Klause and Gretchen" - $107.00
Metro Retirees AFL-CIO - $60.00
Knoll Inc - $100.00
Juniper Networks Foundation Fund - $50.00
Dolores Schroeder - $10.00
Laraine Main - $150.00
Madeline Heibel - $35.00
Anonymous - $21.93
Loraine and William Main - $50.00
Henry Fox Sales Co. - $100.00
Dolores Schroeder - $10.00
Loraine & William Main - $50.00
Dolores Schroeder - $10.00
Laraine Main - $50.00
Harriet Robinson - $300.00
Laraine Main - $50.00
Inta Grace - $500.00
Edward Alberts - $100.00
Mill Steel Company - $125.00
Gary Babcock - $100.00
Laraine Main - $50.00
Ralph Metcalf - $20.00
Beth Regenmorter - $50.00
Carol Brock - $100.00
Laraine Main - $50.00
Howard & Linda Keegstra - $50.00
Latreille - $200.00
DJ & LK Newton - $100.00
Mark Schoenborn - $100.00
Frank Sharon DeFranceschi - $100.00
Jack & Nancy Huizenga - $67.00
Chester & Anna Savickas - $10.00
Ethel Karsten - $100.00
Irwin Seating Company - $1,000.00
Thomas Elizabeth Summers - $500.00
Walmart - $500.00
Penny Rosema - $1,000.00
Steve Szczepaniuk - $50.00
Anonymous - $50.00
Anonymous - $500.00
Matthews - $50.00
Dan & Lou Ann Gaydou - $250.00
Elizabeth Kozak - $250.00
Nelson - $300.00
Frederick Ignatoski - $50.00
Wayne & Judith Johnson - $25.00
Paul & Jane - $200.00
"Just Good Friends" of Sparta - $50.00
Vytautas Aid Society - $442.00
Roy Brown - $20.00
Caledonia United Methodist Church - $100.00
Grand Rapids Community Foundation & Tom and Fickie Fox - $1,000.00
Priority Health - $475.10
Knights of Columus #4362 - $1,000.00
Robert Williams - $300.00
Union High School "Class of 1963" - $325.00
In MEMORY of Florence Hannah Burkholder from Richard & Sophy Burkholder - $50.00
In MEMORY of Betty Marie Redner from Christine Wolski - $50.00
In MEMORY of Betty Redner from Lisa Dvorak - $20.00
In MEMORY of Betty Redner from Raymond Veneklase - $100.00
In MEMORY of Betty Redner from Nancy & Emily Van Sweden - $50.00
In MEMORY of Betty Redner from John & Cheryl Coder - $50.00
In MEMORY of Betty Redner from Barbara & John Williams - $25.00
In MEMORY of Betty Redner from Susan O'Connor - $25.00
In MEMORY of Betty Redner from Fleis & Vandenbrink - $75.00
In MEMORY of Betty Redner from Marsha & Loren Katerberg - $20.00
In MEMORY of Betty Redner from Tracy Olson - $5.00
In MEMORY of Betty Redner from Thomas & Cathy Maki - $30.00
In MEMORY of Gary Moore Thomas from Dennis Stadel - $100.00
In MEMORY of Gary Moore Thomas from John & Kati Truszkowski - $20.00
In MEMORY of Gary Moore Thomas from IHM Golf League C Flight - $100.00
In MEMORY of Gary Moore Thomas from Patrick & Joan Koczenasz - $25.00
In MEMORY of Kenneth & Betty Whittington from Wayne Whittington - $20.00
In MEMORY of Gary Moore Thomas from Kerry Lawton - $100.00
In MEMORY of Gary Moore Thomas from Katherine Hogan - $25.00
In MEMORY of Gary Moore Thomas, Johna & Melissa Bosovich - $40.00
In MEMORY of Gary Moore Thomas from Thomas & Margaret Demmon - $50.00
In MEMORY of Gary Moore Thomas from James & Colleen Wickering - $100.00
In MEMORY of Gary Moore Thomas from The Suttons - $300.00
In MEMORY of Judy & Joe Mickley from Joseph & Judith Mickley - $100.00
In MEMORY of Steven Brown from Melanie Brown - $100.00
In MEMORY of Ruth Francisco from Family - $100.00
In MEMORY of Jeremy Waranica from George & Beverly Woons - $50.00
In MEMORY of Parent's Adrian & Harriet, Brother Jackie VanBennekom & Sister Betty Ann Looman from Family - $30.00
In MEMORY of Jeremy Waranica - I love and miss you. Mom - $25.00
In MEMORY of Harry Waranica - Miss you Dad. Patrice - $25.00
In MEMORY of Mike McDowell - We'll miss you. The Waranica Family and Nick - $25.00
In MEMORY of Jim Sproul from Laurie, Brett & Scott - $200.00
In MEMORY of Bea, John, Millie, Bill & Cora from Ronald & Beatrice Van't Hof - $300.00
In MEMORY of Chuck & June Gates from Charles M Gate's, Jr. Foundation - $406.84
In MEMORY of Edward Dray from Harriet Dray - $100.00
In MEMORY of Marguerite Kiel & Grand Dauthters, Denise & Kimberly Kiel, from Kay Kiel - $25.00
In MEMORY of Beverly Weatherall - We Love U & Merry Christmas! From Lane & Porter Frost - $100.00
In MEMORY of Parents Pat Johnson, Jerry & Sandy Herrema from Scott & Rhonda - $200.00
In MEMORY of Edna Bush from McDowell - $100.00
In MEMORY of Tamsen Vanderwier from Carol Robinson - $20.00
In MEMORY of Sharon Corbett from Jamie Witt - $50.00
In MEMORY of our Parents and Grandparents, (Howard & Pearl Jensen) & (Dale & Betty Kelly), from David Kathy, Cara & Caitlin - $50.00
In MEMORY of Mike Feichteniner from Lois Feichtenbiner - $200.00
In MEMORY of Tom, Sandy, Nicole, Mom & other loved ones, from Midge Reges - $100.00
In MEMORY of Ralph Campione from Dolores Campione - $50.00
In MEMORY of Dan from Mom - $25.00
In MEMORY of Edna Bush from Rebecca Dorrell - $50.00

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