|Wilbur William Christensen age 75 of Greenville died Monday evening October 27, 2008 at Spectrum Health United
memorial Long Term Care in Greenville. He was born in Easton Township, Ionia County on October 6,1933 the son of Peter
William and Margaret Christensen. He was a veteran of the US Army serving in Korea and a member of the Army Security
Agency Korean Veterans Fraternal Association. He was retired from WPLB Radio after many years of service. He married
Jeanette R. Dennis on September 27, 1958 in Greenville by the Rev. Dr. St. Claire Parsons. She preceded him in death on
August 31, 2006. His brother Fred Nelson also preceded him in death.
Surviving are his children; Penny and Brian Little of Trufant and Robert and Theresa Christensen of Greenville, his grandchildren;
Tammy Christensen, Kandi and Brandon Lindenbush of Greenville, Benjamin Nisonger of Grand Rapids, Alyce Nisonger of
Greenville, Michael and Rachel Galarneau and Josif Galarneau all of Grand Rapids and Robert Christensen Jr. of Greenville, six
great grandchildren with the seventh expected soon. Also surviving is his brother-in-law Jerry and Caroline Paulsen.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held on Saturday November 1, 2008 at 11 AM from Hurst Funeral
Home with Rev. Ken Harger officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to
the service. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Lung Association.
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|AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Saturday, September, 20, 2008, at University Hospital, Mr. Richard Gordon Goodis, Sr., 74,
husband of Kay Saito Goodis. Mr. Goodis was a native of Jamaica, NY. He was retired from the US Army and a carpenter and welder.
He was a 10th District Deputy for the Grand Lodge of Georgia and a member of the Carpenters Local 283, 33 degree Scottish Rite
Mason, Alexander Masonic Lodge 385, Clarence Cohen 749, Veterans of Foreign Wars 6489, American Legion Post 178, Scottish
Rite Research Society, Grand Commandery No. 01, Georgia Lodge Georgia Team, and the Red Cross of Constantine. He was an
Honorary member of Acacia Lodge No. 315, A. F. M. North Augusta, A.J. Miller 204, Social 150, Grovetown 730, Augusta Lodge 1,
Harlem 276, and Richmond 412 He was a life member of VFW 649, DAV #10 and a 33 year member of American Legion 178. Family
members in addition to his wife include his son and daughter- in-law: Richard G. II, and Anita Goodis of Augusta; daugh!ters and
sons-in-law: Elizabeth G. and Aaron Lytle of North Carolina, Katherine G. and Louis Utley of Augusta, Mary G. and Shane Givens of
Hephzibah; grandchildren: Rick Jason Scarboro, Nicholas Jonel Goodis, Michael Vincent Anthony Goodis, Danyell Leigh Williford, Erika
Lytle, Sarah Brittney Nicole Browning, Ryan Lytle, Stephen Blake Lee Browning, Ann Lytle, William Shane Givens, Jr., Victor Trevor
Logan Givens, Rachael Lytle, Benjamin Thorton Ethan Givens; great-grandchildren: Dakota Scarboro, Rick Jason Scarboro, Jr.; brother:
Robert Stanley Goodis of Florida, Darlene Ann Goodis of Jamaica, NY and Claire Louise Goodis-Baker of Denver, CO. Funeral
services will be held Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son with Father Thadius
Kiwera officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park with full Military Honors. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to
the Masonic Home of Georgia, 1417 Nottingham Dr., Macon, GA 31211 or the Scottish Rite Children's Hospital 1001 Johnson Ferry
Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30342-1600. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 23, 2008 from 6:00 until 9:00 at Thomas Poteet
& Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. www.thomaspoteet.com . Sign the guestbook at
The Augusta Chronicle-September 22, 2008