Obituary for Melanie Ann Bannister

Melanie Ann Bannister

Birth Date: Feb. 15th, 1976
Date Passed: Jan. 28th, 2018


Melanie Ann Bannister age 41, of Allendale, MI died Sunday, January 28, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Melanie was born on February 15, 1976 in Grand Rapids, MI to Rick A. and Laura M. (Wilkerson) Pifer. She married Chris Alan Bannister on April 25, 2000 in Rockford, MI. Melanie is survived by her Husband 17+ years: Chris A. Bannister of Allendale, 2 Sons: Noah and Caleb Bannister of Allendale, 2 Daughters: Alexis Deboer and Kyleigh Bannister of Allendale. Father: Rick Pifer of Ludington, Mother: Laura M. (Loran) Moyer of Zeeland, Brother: Shaun (Holly) Heible of Grandville. She was preceded in death by her Step-Father: Clayton Heible. A Memorial service will be conducted on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 3:00pm at the Life Stream Church in Allendale 6561 Lake Michigan Drive Allendale, MI 49401 with Pastor Jim Maness officiating. Cremation has taken place. Memorials may be directed to the family. Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc. to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511


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