Obituary for Gregory Alan Courtade

Gregory Alan Courtade

Birth Date: Nov. 24th, 1957
Date Passed: Jan. 28th, 2017


Gregory Alan Courtade age 59, of Ravenna, MI. died Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Spectrum Hospital-Butterworth surrounded by his loving family. Greg was born on November 24, 1957 in Grand Rapids, MI to Edwin C. and Theresa M. (Arends) Courtade. He married Annette Marie (Atwood) Courtade on February 23, 1996. Greg is survived by his wife of 20 years: Annette M. Courtade of Ravenna, Daughter: Jillian (Aaron) Helsen of Ravenna, Son: Zachary Courtade of Ravenna. 1 Granddaughter: Norah June Helsen of Ravenna. Mother: Theresa Courtade of Kent City. 2 Brothers: Ronald Courtade of Ravenna, Gordy (Lori) Courtade of Casnovia. 3 Sisters: Cindy Courtade of Kalamazoo, Janet (Tim) Menzie of Ohio and Luann (Ted) Shepardson of Kent City. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Greg was preceded in death by his father: Edwin. A Memorial Service will be conducted on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 11:00am at the First Reformed Church in Ravenna with Pastor’s Don VanSlyke and Steve VanderWoude. Luncheon will follow at the church; all friends and family are welcome. The family will be at the St. Catherine’s Hall on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00pm to receive friends. Memorials may be directed to: American Cancer Society or Little Kids Rock. 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


5:00pm to 8:00pm on
Feb. 1st, 2017 at St. Catherine's Hall
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11:00am on Feb. 2nd, 2017 at First Reformed Church
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2:30pm on Feb. 2nd, 2017 at
St. Francis Catholic Cemetery
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