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Life Story / Obituary
Marlene K. Pater (Stapert), aged 77 of Grand Rapids, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, after a brief illness, at Sheldon Meadows. She was preceded in death by her brother, Milo Jacob Stapert. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Gordon Pater; her sisters, Gertrude Holwerda and Pearl VanKuiken; many nieces, nephews and friends. Marlene worked as a legal secretary all her life. Private burial was held. A service to celebrate Marlene’s life will be held on Friday, August 19 at 11:00 AM at Heritage Life Story Funeral Home – 2120 Lake Michigan Dr. NW. Relatives and friends may meet her family at the funeral home on Friday from 10:00 AM until the service begins at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army. To sign Marlene’s guest book and to leave your own memory of her, visit her web page at www.lifestorynet.com