Marian Medema, 85


Mrs. Marian Lucille Medema, age 85, of Three Rivers, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, March 2, 2016 at the home of her daughter following a lengthy illness. She was born on April 30, 1930 in Sturgis, MI., the daughter of the late Clarence and Grace (Staples) McCale.

Marian graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1949 and later from beauty school. Marian has been a lifetime resident of Three Rivers. On June 18, 1960 she was united in marriage to the love of her life, Roger Medema. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, western movies, gardening, and painting in pastels. She truly loved her family and friends and often was a caregiver to many of her friends and family.

Marian was preceded in death by husband Roger Medema, and two sisters.

She leaves to cherish her loving memory, one daughter, Debra L. (James) Moyer, of Kentwood, MI.; one son , Lamar Medema, of Tucson, AZ.; two sisters, Wilma (Walter, Sample, of Tucson, AZ., and Barbara Hoskins, of Three Rivers, MI.; eight grandchildren, Brandy Miller, Joseph and Amber Bates, Jon Moyer, Dan (Tami) Bates, and Doug (Karen) Bates, Dan Bell and Jason Moyer; six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until time of services beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday March 12, 2016 at Hohner Funeral Home with Pastor Karleen Kinker officiating. Cremation to follow services.

Memorial donations may be directed Gentiva Hospice of Grand Rapids. Envelopes available at Hohner Funeral Home in care of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at


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