Minnetta Adella Lammers
Minnetta Adella Lammers, age 96, passed away February 7, 2014 in Kalamazoo. Minnetta was born March 23, 1917 in Highland Park, Michigan, the daughter of Marvel Gale Schopp and Ralph G. Schopp. Minnetta was the beloved wife of the late Clare A. Lammers and he preceded her in death in 2005, being married for sixty six years. Clare and Minnetta lived their entire married life in Cedar Creek, Michigan where Clare was the former owner of the Lammers Brothers Garage. Minnetta graduated from Oak Park High School in Illinois and worked as a cashier for the Delton Kellogg school system. After retirement, Clare and Minnetta spent nearly 25 years enjoying their winters and their many friends in Florida. Minnetta loved to search for sea shells and spent early mornings looking for just the right shells. She also loved to participate in organized activities both in Florida as well as her final years at Carveth Village in Middleville.
Minnetta is survived by her children: Gale (Harry) Chamberlin of Fort Smith, AR, Lois( Dennis) Gronewold of Farmerville, LA, Robert (Joan) Lammers of Livonia and Edward (Roberta) Lammers of Kalamazoo, nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews, who brought Minnetta so much joy in her later years. Minnetta was preceded in death by her sister: Alyce Papineau and two grandsons: Bruce and Jeff Chamberlin.
Minnetta's family will receive friends Tuesday, February 11, 2014, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the Williams-Gores Funeral Home in Delton where her funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Pastor Brent Branham, officiating. Internment will take place in Cedar Creek Cemetery. In addition to floral gifts, memorial contributions to Delton Friends or the Bernard Historical Museum will be appreciated. Please visit www.williamsgoresfuneral.com
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