Welcome to the memorial page for

Beverly "Bev" Joyce (Mendham) Pletcher

February 26, 1930 ~ January 24, 2017 (age 86)

Mrs. Beverly "Bev" Joyce Pletcher, age 86 years of Hesperia, passed away on Tuesday morning, January 24, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Muskegon.  She was born on February 26, 1930 in Muskegon, Michigan to George Denzel & Hazel Vida (Homan) Mendham.  Bev had been employed by Misco Howmet Corporation in Whitehall for many years until her retirement, and she loved to dance.  On July 3, 1947 she married Carl "Butch" Pletcher and he preceded her in death on October 7, 1999.  She was also preceded in death by her parents; by her son-in-law, Steve Deming on March 28, 2015; by her brother, Gerald Mendham; and by her sisters, Myrtle Archambault & Shirley Binns.  Bev is survived by 6 children:  Gary (Candi) Pletcher of Corunna, MI., Starr (Terry) Gleason of Hesperia, MI., Anna Deming of Hickory Corners, MI., Judy (Dick) Wallis of Greenville, MI., Robin (David) Luke of Ludington, MI., Randi (Jim) Walker of Ionia, MI.; 20 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren, & 3 great great grandchildren; 1 brother, Robert (JoAnn) Bower of Whitehall, MI.; 2 sisters-in-law:  JoAnn Mendham of Florida, Florence Anderson of Hesperia, MI.; by many nieces & nephews; and by her dearest friends, William Taylor & Mattie Fife.  The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, January 30, 2017 at Hesperia Baptist Church (115 N. Smith Street) with her dear friend Pastor James Jackson officiating.  Interment will be in West Hesperia Cemetery.  Visitation will be at the Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home from 2-5 PM on Sunday.  Suggested Memorials:  Newaygo County Commission on Aging, or Hesperia Community Library.  You can sign the online guest book at  Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Newaygo County Commission on Aging
P.O. Box 885, White Cloud MI 49349

Hesperia Community Library
80 S. Division Street, Hesperia MI 49421

 Service Information

January 29, 2017

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc.
637 E. Main Street
Fremont, MI 49412

Funeral Service
January 30, 2017

11:00 AM
Hesperia Baptist Church
115 N. Smith Street
Hesperia, MI 49421

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