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Visitation

Ravenna Baptist Church
Wednesday August 18th, 2010
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Service

Ravenna Baptist Church
Wednesday August 18th, 2010
12:00pm

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Burial

Seaman Cemetery
Wednesday August 18th, 2010
2:30pm

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Nelda Rae Gilbert

Nelda Rae Gilbert age 78 of Ravenna died, Friday, August 13, 2010 at VNS Hospice Home in Muskegon. Nelda was born on July 24, 1932 in White Cloud, Michigan to the late Theodore and Violet (Westbrook) Handy. She married Arden Gilbert in 1959. He preceded her in death in 2000. Nelda is survived by: 1 Son: Kenneth (Paula) Gilbert of Ravenna. 2 Daughters: Debra Richmond and Carl Davis of Norton Shores and Nancy Gilbert and Mel Spenceley of Lansing. 4 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren. 1 Brother: Brian (Darlene) Handy of Reed City. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband Arden, 1 Grandson: Ryan Richmond and Brother: Gary Handy. Funeral Services for Nelda will be conducted on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 12:00pm at the Ravenna Baptist Church with Pastor John Rager officiating. Burial will be at Seaman Cemetery. The family will be at the church from 10:00am until the time of service to greet friends. Memorials may be directed to: VNS Hospice Home. 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

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Guestbook

Dear Family Members, We hope that although, today, it's difficult to see beyond the sorrow; we anticipate when you look back in memory, it will help comfort you in all of your tomorrows. May the memories carry you through this difficult time. Tim & Sally Hendges

The Timothy Hendges Family Aug 17 2010 3:58 PM

My prayers and thoughts are with you with the passing of your mother. If there is anything I can do for you please let me know.

Janet Hayes (Faulkner) Aug 17 2010 3:13 PM

Nancy- Blessings and love and deepest sympathy to you and your family. Jennie Marie Naffie (your teacher from high school)

Jennie Marie Naffie Aug 15 2010 11:02 AM