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Lorain D. Westbrook, age 82, of Entrican, passed away Friday afternoon, Sept. 21, 2012 at her home under the loving care of her family and Heartland Hospice. The daughter of Leonard & Florence (Porteus) Tava, she was born on Feb. 15, 1930 in Manton. Following her graduation from Luther High School, she married Percy H. Westbrook, Sr. She was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed crocheting and knitting, as well as crossword puzzles, and yard sales.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Percy, on June 28, 2004; two daughters, Donna Rieckman and Beatrice Cobb; a grandson, Edward Elliott II; two granddaughters, Janelle Cobb and Amy Westbrook; and four sisters, Ruth, Helen, Nevina, and Mildred.

Surviving are her children, Linda & Keith Delay of Lakewood, Colorado, Perry Sr. & Janet Westbrook of Grand Rapids, Jerry Westbrook of Grand Rapids, Percy Jr. & Cheryl Westbrook of Byron Center, Terri Westbrook & Dean Todd of Stanton, and Don Westbrook of Entrican; a brother, Leonard Tava of Coopersville; two sisters, Lois Pontz of Baldwin and Lila VanEtten of Grand Rapids; twelve grandchildren; many great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation is Monday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon at the Jesus Non-Denominational Church, 9206 W. Peck Road, Greenville, where funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon. Pastor Tommy Turner will officiate and burial will take place privately at Hillside Cemetery in Entrican. To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Lorain’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit: Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville, is entrusted with the arrangements.


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  1. Anonymous on September 21, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Deb Skarl

    Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. I am thinking of you in your time of sorrow. Keep the memories you hold close, they help with the pain. If there is anything I can do for you let me know.(Keep your chin up girl)


    Jane Todd and Family

    Dear Family Members of Loraine:

    You have given your Mother a lot of attention and care over these rough times. Thank You Terri and Dean for being right there for her. We hope that can let her rest in peace and that in time, your broken hearts will heal. Sincerely and In Love and Light, The Todd Family – Duane, Sandy and Jane Todd.


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