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Life Story / Obituary
LEBARON, William E.
Grand Rapids, MI
Age 87, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on November 10, 2021 at Edison Christian Health Center. Bill was born June 15, 1934 in Grand Rapids to the late Arlyn and Myrtle (Klint) LeBaron. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Keri Smith. A lifelong resident, Bill was a graduate of Union High School where he ran track and played football. Bill worked most of his working career at Rose Patch and Label Company. He also served as a Walker City reserve policeman. Bill was a loving husband and father, as evidenced by his devoted care toward Martha, his loving wife of 67 years. She survives as do their children, Bill (Tracey) LeBaron of Hobe Sound, FL, Karla (Owen) Marsman of Belmont, Karen (Mike) Stehouwer of Conklin; son-in-law, Jeff Smith of Grand Haven; grandchildren, Brett (Jennifer) LeBaron, Melissa (Justin) Brotherton, Jamie (David) Post, Jeff (Andrea) Marsman, Joe (Amanda) Stehouwer, Katie Stehouwer, Stephanie (Nate) Buchanan, Kelsey Smith; and 12 great grandchildren. Also surviving are his sister, Delores Sparks, brothers-in-law, Ron McKey, Willard Kingma; and many nieces and nephews. A private graveside service will be held at Rosedale Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Edison Christian Health Foundation. Please visit Bill's memory page to leave a memory or condolence at www.heritagelifestory.com