Obituary for Michael Guy Arends

Michael Guy Arends

Birth Date: Jan. 2nd, 1962
Date Passed: Jul. 19th, 2019


Michael Guy Arends age 57, of Ravenna, MI died Friday, July 19, 2019 at Poppen Hospice Home surrounded by his loving family. Michael was born on January 2, 1962 in Grand Rapids, MI to James and Ruth Ann (Johnson) Arends. He married Mary Jane (Slack) Arends on April 6, 1991 in Newaygo, MI. Michael is survived by his wife of 28 years: Mary Jane Arends of Muskegon, 2 Sons: Blake (Jenna) Arends of Grand Rapids, Daniel J. Arends of Holton, MI. 3 Daughters: Mikaela (Steven) Yoak stationed in Germany, Cheyanne (Lorie) Arends deployed in Poland and Sierra Boersman of Muskegon. 2 Grandchildren: Addison and Faith. 4 Brothers: Mark (Leah) Arends of Ravenna, Matt (Bobbie Jo) Arends of Grant, Marty (Amy) Arends of Grant and Mitch (Kris) Arends of Spring Lake. 5 Sisters: Monica (Doug) TerHorst of Saugatuck, Mary (Marv) Lamach of White Cloud, Missy (Bill) Bauer of Coldwater, Manda (Ryan) Smith of Fremont and Melanie (Jason) Worthing of Jackson. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his grandparents. Cremation has taken place with a Memorial Service Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 11:30am at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna with Father Fred Brucker celebrant. The family will be at the funeral home from 10:00am until the time of service to greet friends. Memorials may be directed to: harbor Hospice or Johnson Cancer Center. 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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