Condolence & Memory Journal

Jim, I'm very sorry to learn of Mary' passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Renee Hawes (former homeschool friend)

Posted by Renee Hawes    December 03, 2020

We will miss your presence, Mary.
You have been a bright gem of our city, Battle Creek.
We are thankful for all you've done for us all.
Phil and Maria

Posted by Philip Ptacin - Portland, ME - Friend   November 30, 2020

Mary will always be with us as she leaves a great legacy of historical information on Battle Creek. A walking encyclopedia, she always had an interesting tidbit to share. I was so sad to hear of her passing. My thoughts are with the family and friends. Mary will be truly missed to never forgotten.

Posted by Linda Holderbaum Holderbaum - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   November 28, 2020

My deepest sympathy for Mary’s passing.
I remember so many great conversations with Mary about the history of Battle Creek.

Posted by Cindy Fadel - Friend   November 28, 2020

Mary was a true force. Her love of history and archiving, passion and commitment to preserving our community's history will not be forgotten. She was also a terrific writer. What a talent lost to us.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Hon. Sam and Teresa Durham

Posted by Teresa Durham - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   November 26, 2020

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by Don and Sharon Gitberg - Neighbor   November 24, 2020

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories. I think of Mary and her quick bubbling laugh and fun whit. Our thought are with you and your family at this time.

Posted by William and Pat Stovall - Friend   November 23, 2020

jim,, so sorry for your loss. Memories are so important and hope that you have lots of great ones.bnda3

Posted by jim hanson - battle creek, MI - Acquaintance   November 23, 2020

Jim and family, we are so sorry to hear of Mary's passing. Our deepest condolences and prayers.

Kay & Jim

Posted by Kay Galloway - Loganville, GA - Family   November 23, 2020

Jim, I'm very sorry to learn of your loss. You have my condolences.

Posted by William Stein - KALAMAZOO, MI - Friend   November 23, 2020

We are so sorry to hear of Mary's passing. Mary was a brilliant person who did so much for our community.
I have happy memories of Mary through the Suzuki program and Girl Scouts. Marty and I are sending our deepest sympathy.

Posted by Sarah Hubbard - Battle Creek, MI   November 23, 2020

I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of your dear wife, mother, and grandmother. My deepest condolences to Mr. Jim, Katherine, and Alex

Posted by Ruth TenBroek - Bellevue, MI - friend   November 22, 2020