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Lyle "Shorty" HoganLyle G."Shorty" Hogan age 81, of Jenison, MI. formally of Ravenna died Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Trillium Woods in Byron Center, MI. surrounded by his loving family. Lyle was born on March 21, 1930 in Grand Rapids, MI. Lyle served in the United States Military. He married Ruth Marie (Sugarbaker) Hogan on September 28, 1951 in Ravenna, MI. Lyle is survived by his wife of 60 years: Ruth M. Hogan of Jenison. 2 Sons: David (Debbie) Hogan of Grand Rapids, MI and Jim (Kim) Hogan of Howell, MI. 1 Daughter: Diane (Greg) Chulski of Jenison. 8 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren also survive. A Memorial Service will be conducted on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 11:00am at the Ravenna United Methodist Church in Ravenna with Pastor Carl Black officiating. The family will be at the church 1 hour prior to greet friends. Memorials may be directed to: Faith Hospice or Ravenna United Methodist Church. Go to: www.throopfhravenna.com to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511
Jim, So sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Rick Holman Mar 12 2012 11:25 PM
Diane, My condolances go out to you and your family at the loss of your father.
Paul J. Privacky Mar 12 2012 9:47 AM
Dear Deb, Dave and family. You are in our prayers. Love, Lou and JD
Lou and JD Mar 10 2012 12:57 PM
I send my sincere condolences to Aunt Ruth, David, Jim and Diane. Uncle Shorty was a wonderful man who had a terrific sense of humor that was very memorable. I won't forget his green thumb for beautiful flowers in his backyard at Jenison. Thoughts of Shorty bring forward many wonderful memories of his life - caring for family and friends, travel, fun at the Lake during winter and summer seasons, snowmobiling, and holiday gatherings. Peace be with all of you, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Susan
Susan Sugarbaker Mar 9 2012 11:39 PM
Jim, It's very sad when you lose one of your parents. It makes you stop and think of all that your parent did for you and how much they influenced your life. Take good care of Kim and yourself. Dick Saale
Dick Saale Mar 8 2012 4:40 PM
My condolences in the loss of your loved one. The loss of a husband, brother, and grandfather is a difficult time. I remember the great family annual gatherings. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Jackie (Pigors) Hampton Mar 8 2012 11:15 AM
OH MY! What wonderful memories I have of our families as we grew up together. Lyle will be dearly missed. You all have my deepest sympathy as you deal with this very difficult time. My prayers are with all of you.
Pat (Pigors) DeKock Mar 8 2012 11:04 AM
Jim, I was very saddened to hear about the passing of your dad. No matter how young or how old, no matter whether it is expected or notit is always difficult to lose somebody you love. We will continue to pray for comfort for you and your family. If there is anything we can do, please let me know. Dennis
Dennis Brummitt Mar 8 2012 9:44 AM
Ruth and family, so sad to hear of the passing of Lyle. Gene and I often talk about the good times the 4 of us had together. Gene and Betty deVries
Elizabeth DeVries Mar 7 2012 3:35 PM
Ruth and family so sad to hear of the passing of Lyle. Gene and I often talk about the good times with had with you and Shorty. Gene and Betty deVries
Elizabeth DeVries Mar 7 2012 3:31 PM