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Ray, Rodney  
Rodney Robert Ray Rodney Robert Ray, 84, died February, 27, 2015 Rod is survived by his wife, Marie, and daughter Laurie Christie and Julie (Tom) Swanger and daughter-in-law Isabelle Ray.  He also leaves behind five beloved grandchildren Katelyn, Elizabeth, Zachary, Jessica, and Raquel.  He is also survived by his much loved sister Lou Nelson, Bud (Helen) Ray and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son David; brothers, John, Wayne, and Jack Ray; sister Nell Shelberg. Rod was born in Lansing, MI to John and Mabel (Lewis) Ray on September 26, 1930.  He attended Eastern High School where he met his wife Marie.  They were married on March 16, 1951.  Rod was a veteran of the United States Navy and the Lansing Fire Department.  He retired as Deputy Chief of LFD in 1990 after 34 years of service to a job he loved.  He was a loving and selfless husband, father, grandfather and friend.  He enjoyed spending summers at his cottage with family, friends and especially his grandchildren.  He worked hard, laughed often, enjoyed his family, friends and always, his cookies. He will be deeply missed but never forgotten.  A bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck. The Ray family will hold a Celebration of Life memorial at a later date.  The family asks that donations be made to the Michigan Parkinson's Foundation. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes www.grlansing.com
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Published in Lansing State Journal on Mar. 1, 2015
Reddin, Robert  
Robert Theodore Reddin Leesburg, FL Formerly from Portland, MI, passed away on President's Day Feb. 16th at the age of 86. He was preceded in death by wife and teenage sweetheart, Arleta (Dolly) whom he happily married June 11, 1949. They are now finally together again. He is also preceded in death by his parents, Ted and Neva Reddin. Bob was a US navy veteran. He served on the Sub-Tender USS Bushnell and was stationed in Hawaii. He had fun attending navy reunions and talking to others who served on the Bushnell.He enjoyed traveling. Bob and Arleta took a 50th wedding anniversary trip to Alaska for three months and then drove through Canada taking their pickup camper. They liked traveling through the four corners area with their motor home and camping on Navajo reservations. They traveled throughout England and Germany and took many trips around the United States. Bob was a history enthusiast and enjoyed collecting phonographs, lanterns, clocks and telephones. He was one of the founding members of the Michigan Antique Phonograph Society. Looking for more treasures for his collections at antique markets and shows, was one of Bob's favorite things to do. He liked shows both in Michigan and Florida often getting up as early as 4am to attend. Bob is survived by his children, Pamela Reddin Luttig and Kenneth Robert Reddin both of whom will miss him very much. He leaves three grandchildren behind: Ryan (Shari) Reddin; Brian (Jessica) Reddin; and Amber (Tony) Luttig-Buonodono. He had six great grand children: Drew, Cory, and Riley Mae Reddin; Alexandria and Andromeda Bounodono; and Joshua Reddin. All of them really loved their "great grandpa". He is also survived by his siblings, Retha Davis and Lyle Reddin and his antiquing friend, Gary Lyon.Bob's passing is a sad loss to all of his family and many friends, but he is now with the Love of his Life, his wife ArletaHe will be interred beside Arleta in the North Eagle Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later announced date at the Portland Methodist Church.
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Published in Lansing State Journal on Mar. 1, 2015
Reddin, Robert Theodore * - Leesburg  
86, of Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Portland, retired Sears installation department employee, died Feb. 16. Services will be held at a later date.
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Published in Lansing State Journal on Feb. 24, 2015
Reifsnyder, Maurice "Mike" * - Rainbow City  
91, of Rainbow City, Ala., died Monday. Memorial services 2 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, Gadsden, Ala.
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Published in Lansing State Journal on Feb. 26, 2015
Reisbig, Karen S. * - Ionia  
54, of Ionia, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday at Easton United Methodist Church, Ionia. Arrangements by Lehman Funeral Homes, Ionia Chapel.
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Published in Lansing State Journal from Feb. 21 to Feb. 22, 2015
Rentfrow, Dale B. * - Bunker Hill Township  
86, of Bunker Hill Township, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. today at Caskey-Mitchell Funeral Home, Stockbridge.
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Published in Lansing State Journal on Feb. 24, 2015
Rentfrow, Dale B. * - Bunker Hill Township  
86, of Bunker Hill Township, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday at Caskey-Mitchell Funeral Home, Stockbridge.
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Published in Lansing State Journal on Feb. 22, 2015
Rivera, Evelyn  
Evelyn M. Rivera Passed away peacefully on Jan. 27, 2015 after a long illness. She was born in Hollister, CA on Nov. 10, 1929, the eldest of eight children born to Atanacio and Anselma Rivera. She was a professor of zoology, having earned an A.B., M. A., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California in Berkeley.  From 1965 to 1999, she was employed by Michigan State University, her specialty field being endocrinology, focusing on normal and cancerous development of the mammary gland. During sabbatical leaves, she studied immunology with Nobel Laureate Sir Peter Medawar in London and later learned cell cloning techniques at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA with Renato Dulbecco. She was active in community activities and in regional and national scientific societies, serving as president or chairperson of several organizations. Outstanding activities which demonstrated her concern for and support of women and minorities include her service as a faculty intern in the office of the president of MSU, her service as president of the Asian Pacific American Women's Association and her participation for many years in the summer research programs for minority students.  Notable awards which reflect the above activities include Outstanding University Faculty Woman Award (1992) and the Excellence in Diversity Award (1997). Evelyn enjoyed traveling to France annually to visit friends and after retirement enrolled in French cookery classes in Paris for several years. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents and is survived by sisters Katherine Rivera, Jane Sawyer (Tom) Viki Baker (Steve); brothers Andrew, Benjamin, Romeo (Rosalie), and Douglas Rivera and 27 nieces and nephews. Evelyn will be greatly missed by family, friends and colleagues whom she loved and who loved her in return.  The family wishes to thank the staff at Sparrow Hospital for their diligent care and treatment of Evelyn. A celebration of her life will be held at the University Club (3435 Forest Road, Lansing, MI) on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 5:15-7:15.  Please consider a donation to the Dr. Evelyn M. Rivera Scholarship Fund, c/o APAWA (Asian Pacific American Women's Association), 1500 N. Magnolia Ave., Lansing, MI  48912,   or to a charitable organization of your choice.  Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.greastlansing.com . The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman East Lansing.  On line condolences may be shared with the family at www.greastlansing.com .
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Published in Lansing State Journal on Feb. 24, 2015
Rock, Charlene - Portland  
Charlene Joan (McCrumb) Rock Portland Age 82, passed away on February 23, 2015. She was born on October 4, 1932 in Berlin Twp., Ionia Co. the daughter of Roy and Carrie (Parks) McCrumb. Joan worked at the school cafeteria and drove school bus for several years. She had her own antique shop called "Hilltop Collectables", loved going to garage sales and spending time with her family. Joan had a love for music and musical instruments, she would play and teach her grandchildren in her special music room which they all loved. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ronald C. Rock; daughter, Ronalda Kay (Rock) Tucker; brothers Herbert McCrumb, Glen "Bud" McCrumb and Raymond McCrumb; sister, Elaine (McCrumb) Baker. Surviving are her children: two daughters Carolyn (Tom) Snyder of Ionia and Debra Vincent of Portland; son, John (Patty) Rock of Portland; son-in-law, Richard Tucker of Regina, Sask., Canada; grandchildren Brian Snyder of Portland, Carrie (Mark) Todd of Comstock Park, Autumn Rock of Portland, Justin Vincent of Grand Ledge, Amy (Zac) Warren of Boston, John and Ryan Rock of Portland; great grandchildren Trevor and Alexys Todd; siblings Maxine Beebe and Esther Summers of Portland, Katie Mastrionia of Denver, CO and Dennis (Lucy) McCrumb of Polson, MT; brother-in-law, Duane Rock of Battle Creek; sister-in-law, Betty Sharp of Ionia;. many special nieces and nephews The Memorial Service will be conducted by Pastor Fred Lab, Outreach Christian Church at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the Lehman funeral Home, 210 E. Bridge St., Portland. Interment will be at a later date at Portland Cemetery. The family will receive friends 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. On line condolences may be made at http://www.lehmanfuneralhomes.com/ .
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Published in Lansing State Journal on Mar. 1, 2015
Rock, Charlene Joan * - Portland  
82, of Portland, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday at Lehman Funeral Homes, Portland Chapel.
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Published in Lansing State Journal from Feb. 25 to Feb. 26, 2015
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