08-20-2020 Tri-City Area Obituaries

TIMOTHY “TIM” HOLT Timothy “Tim” Holt, 77, of Watervliet died Thursday, August 13, 2020 at his home. A visitation was held on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the Davidson Chapel of Florin Funeral Service in Coloma. Cremation followed the visitation and burial of the ashes will be held at a later date. Please share memories, messages or photos at www.florin.net. Tim was born on March 21, 1943 in Benton Harbor to Arthur and Louise Holt. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp and served during the Vietnam War. Tim married his wife, Sheila Darlene Miller, in 1977 and together they have celebrated 43 years of marriage. He retired in 2001 from Gast Manufacturing after 20 years as a machinist. He was an avid bowler in the Coloma area for many years. Tim was a great husband, and loving dad to his daughter. Tim worshiped his wife and was her best friend. His family includes his wife, Sheila Darlene, of Watervliet; his children, Brian Hug of Grand Rapids and Stacy Holliman of Marathon, FL; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Ray Richards of South Haven. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Teressa Schoenfelt, in 2018 and his two brothers, Tom and Dan.

Death Notices Christopher Dale Crouse, 48, of Riverside died Aug. 14, 2020. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph

Sandra “Bare” Stover Barefield, 77, died Aug. 13, 2020 at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph

Pamela G. Kiser, 53, of Watervliet died Aug. 13, 2020. Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Coloma

Karla Renee Gustafson, 48, of St. Joseph died Aug. 9, 2020 at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. Purely Cremations – Starks Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Benton Harbor