Stories

  • Posted on January 01, 2008 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Planned Gift: Brian Cloyd and Agnes Kempker-Cloyd

    Agnes and Brian met at freshmen orientation at the University of Detroit.  He was from St. Louis and moved to West Michigan after graduation to start his life with Agnes who was from the area.  [...]
  • Posted on January 01, 2008 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Planned Gift: Harvey Lemmen

    Truth be told, luck really has nothing to do with Harvey Lemmen and his success.  He is a member of the greatest generation and he epitomizes many of the qualities that have made his generation [...]
  • Posted on January 01, 2008 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Scholarship Donor: Derether Greer

    Derether Greer was the first person in her family to earn a college degree. After graduating in 1968 from Grand Rapids South High School, she went on to Western Michigan University and received her Bachelors [...]
  • Posted on January 01, 2008 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Donor Advisors: Bill and Norma Sprague

    Both Ohio natives, Bill and Norma Sprague were students when they met at Ohio University in Athens. “We met in a bacteriology class,” said Norma. “It was our junior year.” She was a smart and [...]