Jalaine R. Bacholl, age 61, of Sturgis, Mich., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, at Sturgis Hospital.
She was born Dec. 2, 1948, in Grand Haven, Mich., a daughter to Raymond and Gertrude (DeCook) Vanderwal.
Jalaine had been a resident of Sturgis since 2005, moving here from Angola, Ind. She was a homemaker and enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and was an avid reader.
Surviving are one daughter, Shannon (Sam) Tullos of Muskegon; two sons, Sean Bacholl of Muskegon, and Michael Bacholl of Cicero, Ind.; eight grandchildren; mother, Gertrude Vanderwal of Spring Lake; brother, Howard (Beverly) Vanderwal of Grand Haven; and sister, Susan (Harry) Wojahn of Ravenna.
She was preceded in death by her father.
According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service celebrating the life of Jalaine R. Bacholl will be held at a later date to be announced.
Memorial donations may be directed to the family in c/o: Shannon Tullos, 7321 White Rd., lot 50, Muskegon, MI 49442.