Obituary for Helen Sophie King

Born: Aug. 5th, 1925
Passed Away: May. 20th, 2014


Friday May. 23rd, 2014
10:00am to 11:00am at Throop Funeral Home
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Friday May. 23rd, 2014, 11:00am at Throop Funeral Home
Directions to Throop Funeral Home


Helen S. King, age 88, of Marne, passed away Tuesday May 20, 2014 with family at her side. Helen was born in Grand Rapids, MI to the late John and Louise (Hojnacki) Oziemkiewicz. She graduated from Marne Schools and has been a lifelong resident of the Marne area all of her life. Helen was preceded in death by her husband Stanley King who passed away June 28, 2002. She is survived by her three sons, Paul (Jane) King, Michael (Delia) King and David King; three grandsons, Andrew, Thomas and Matthew; brother John (Jean) Oziemkiewicz; sister-in-law Betty Oziemkiewicz; brother-in-law, Jack Grotenrath; sister-in-law Sophie Karopczyk and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband Helen was also preceded in death by her brother Bill Oziemkiewicz; sister Julie Grotenrath and sister and brother-in-law Mary and Ferris Hambleton. In keeping with her wish cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Friday 11 am at the Throop Funeral Home in Coopersville with Fr. Dave Gross celebrant. Relatives and friends may meet the family one hour prior to the service Friday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Frederick Meijer Heart Center C/O Spectrum Health Foundation, 100 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI. 49502. An online guestbook may be signed at Throop Funeral Home Coopersville, Ph 616-837-8161


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