Ms. Geraldine Berends, Age 62 of Sand Lake and lifetime of Newaygo County, died Monday, May 4, 2009 in Grand Rapids. She was born Geraldine Berends in Vanderbilt, Michigan the daughter of Whillimina (Cole) and Cecil Berends on January 22, 1947.
She is survived by her sister Rosemary & Albert McGuire of Grand Rapids, her brother Cecil Berends, Jr. of Flint, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her twin sister Georgia Ann Berends and her sister Josephine Alldaffer.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM from the McKinley Funeral Home, Grant Chapel, on Friday, May 8, 2009 with Rev. Jonathan White officiating. Interment in Croton Cemetery. Visitation 6‑8 PM Thursday. Memorials please consider Clapp Foster Care. McKinley Funeral Home, Grant, 231‑834‑5613. http:\\mckinleyfuneral.com