Shirley Belke

February 13, 1933 - October 7, 2015
Grand Rapids, MI



Sunday, October 11, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Alt & Shawmut Chapel
2120 Lake Michigan Dr., N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-8263
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Monday, October 12, 2015
11:00 AM EDT
St. John's United Church of Christ
1934 Bridge St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-2497
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St. John's United Church of Christ
1934 Bridge St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504


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Life Story / Obituary


Mrs. Shirley D. Belke aged 82, of Grand Rapids, passed away on October 7, 2015. She was preceded in death by her sister, Gayle (Bill) Groskopf. Shirley is survived by her husband of 62 years, Jack; daughters, Pam (Steve) Dreyer, Christi (Chuck) Musgrave, and Patti (Ken) Hubbard; grandchildren, Jack Driesens, Heather Musgrave, Marc (Rebecca) Dreyer, Missi (Pat) LaFreniere, Mike (Amber) Dreyer, Jake (Carmen) Hubbard, and Jenessa Hubbard; and 5 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are sister, Marijean (George) Botbyl; and brother-in-law, David Belke; and many nieces and nephews. The Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, October 12, 2015 at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1934 Bridge St. NW with Rev Bill Lyons officiating. The family will receive visitors from 4-6 PM on Sunday at Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes, 2120 Lake Michigan Dr. NW and on Monday at church from 10-11 AM. Interment in Rosedale Memorial Park. Contributions in her memory may be made to St. John’s United Church of Christ Church. Please visit to archive a memory, photo, or sign the guestbook.