Laura M. DeWitt
Laura May DeWitt, age 85, passed away peacefully May 15, 2018. Laura was born October 7, 1932 in Jamestown Township, the daughter of Gerrit and Alice M. (Jiroux) Van Nord. A nurse, Laura was employed by Blodgett Hospital, she enjoyed her career and retired after forty years of faithful service. Laura was a long time resident of the Cascade Township area and attended Ada Bible Church. Family was very important to Laura, spending time and taking care of them. Laura enjoyed the outdoors, especially gardening and camping, she also enjoyed square dancing. Laura is survived by her sons, Bruce (Tammy) DeWitt and Dale (Sue) DeWitt; a daughter in law, Linda (DeWitt); a brother, Eugene Van Noord; sisters, Viola DeVries, Ester Piers, and Ruth Van Nord; twelve grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Laura was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Wilfred "Bill" DeWitt; a son, Wayne DeWitt; a brother, Junior Van Nord; and a sister, Sharon Brinks. Laura's family will receive friends Monday, May 21, 2018, 3:00 to 5:00 PM at the Beeler-Gores Funeral Home. A graveside service will be conducted following the visitation at 5:30 PM at Whitneyville Cemetery. Memorial Contributions to Helen DeVos Children's Hospital will be appreciated. Please visit www.beelergoresfuneral.com to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Laura's family.