October 29, 1923 - January 3, 2022
Lois M. McCaleb, age 98, of Grand Haven passed away Monday, January 3, 2022, at St. Ann’s Home in Grand Rapids, MI. She was born October 29, 1923, in Muskegon Heights, MI to John and Vernina (Raymond) Gill, and married Rev. Woodrow Wilson McCaleb on June 24, 1948, in Muskegon at Calvary Baptist Church. He preceded her in death on January 15, 1988. Lois graduated from Moody Bible Institute and worked as a pastor’s wife alongside her husband at churches beginning at Englishville Baptist Church in Sparta, MI; First Baptist Church in Fremont, MI; First Baptist Church in Elyria, OH; Calvary Baptist Church in Quincy, IL; and First Baptist Church in North Tonawada, NY. She was an active member at Lakeshore Baptist Church in Grand Haven and very involved with the pre-school and nursery program for many years. Lois was musically talented and loved to sing. Her other interests were sewing, crocheting, knitting, and at age 98 she could still win over her family at Dominoes. She is lovingly remembered by two daughters, Susan (David) Dean and Carol (Tom) Postma; two sons, Doug (Colette) McCaleb and Phillip McCaleb; two grandchildren, Matthew Dean and Jon McCaleb; three great-grandchildren: Arianna, Tristan, and Luke Dean. She was preceded in death by four sisters: Mildred Barton, Erma Gill, Velda Rabe and Hazel Rabe; and two brothers, Harold and John Gill. The funeral for Lois will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Lakeshore Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Muri officiating. Friends may meet the family at the church one hour prior to the funeral. Memorials to the Woodrow McCaleb Leadership Scholarship at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, 1001 East Beltline Ave. N.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49525 are appreciated. Interment will be in Lake Forest Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to The VanZantwick Chapel of Sytsema Funeral & Cremation Services, 620 Washington Ave., Grand Haven, MI 49417. Share memories with the family at their online guest book at www.sytsemafh.com.
Lois M. McCaleb, age 98, of Grand Haven passed away Monday, January 3, 2022, at St. Ann’s Home in Grand Rapids, MI. She was born October 29, 1923, in Muskegon Heights, MI to John and Vernina (Raymond) Gill, and married Rev. Woodrow Wilson... View Obituary & Service Information
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