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“Cheryl and I spent a lot of time together and I considered her a friend. She would only let me do a few chores and then she loved to have me just set...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Jackie Moore - kentwood, MI

“I was deeply saddened to hear of Cheryl's passing. It was such a privilege to have met and help care for such a dear, kind lady. I will always...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Jenny Emelander - Rockford

“Anne and Ben we know your hearts are filled with pain and sorrow, as is ours. Soon we will all reunite in heaven. Until then we will remember and...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Jerry/ Ardath Wagenborg - FL

“love and prayers to all family and friends. of Cheryl's. she was a wonderful lady.. I shall remember her tenacity as she would keep on going no...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: pamela mailet - grand rapids, MI

“Not only did you open your house to me and let me live there for many years you open your heart up and gave me the love that I needed you also open...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Judy Oliver - grand rapids, MI

“Not only did you open your house to me and let me live there for many years you open your heart up and gave me the log that I needed you also open...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Judy Oliver - grand rapids, MI

“I have known Cheryl and Ben and (and family) for many, many years. She is the most caring and loving person I have ever known. She will be sadly...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Sherry Collins - Grad Rapids, MI

“It was a honor knowing Cheryl. I have known her and Ben for over 20 years. She had the biggest, kindest heart of anyone I know. She will be greatly...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Missy Ledford - Grand Rapids, MI

“You will be missed dearly by many. Thank you for allowing me the privilege of calling you my friend and for everything you did for everyone . Love...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Cheryl Meade - kentwood, MI

“Grandam Cheryl u will be missed! I knowu r with our lord and u r no longer in pain. I have so many fun memories of u and i laughing and playing cards...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Juli Zylstra - wyoming, MI

“I will miss you very much. Love Max Springer ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: max springer - allendale, MI

“The last few years have been hard. Cheryl had been ill and each time we got a call we cried and prayed that she would stay. We want are loved ones...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Kristi Springer - Allendale, MI

“So saddened today to hear of Cheryl's passing. Even though we live so far away the few times we got to be with Cheryl in Michigan I remember her a...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Renee Madison - Lakeside, CA

“To Aunt Cheryl: may you be walking the streets of heaven looking down on us smiling knowing that we all loved you so much! We will miss you, but I...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Cyndi and Dave Schaap - Lakeview, MI

“Dear Anne and Ben, So sorry about your mom, but like Ann said she is done suffering and feeling pain. She was a wonderful sister-in-law to me....Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Jennie Moody - Stanton, MI


JOHNSTON – Mrs. Cheryl A. Johnston, age 68, passed away Monday, August 12, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elwin Johnston; parents, Clyde and Thelma Huckleberry; brother, Jon Wagenborg; and sister, Merlyn Covell. Surviving are her daughter, Anne (Brad) Geiger; son, Ben Hucklebury; stepchildren, David (Kelly) Johnston and Bettie Jo Madison (Jackie Rode); daughter-in-law, Kathy Robeck; special nephew, John Wagenborg; grandchildren, Amber Collins, Hailey Geiger and Brittany DelaCruz; step grandchildren, David (Renee) Madison, Kristi (Chad) Springer, Juli Zylstra and Joe Johnston; brothers, Jerry (Ardath) Wagenborg and Harry (Elaine) Huckleberry; several nieces, nephews and step great grandchildren.

Cheryl retired from Wil-Kast Manufacturing.

A Memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, August 24 at the Ronan-Vanderpool-Stegenga Funeral Chapel, 3131 S. Division Ave., with visitation one hour prior to the service.