YARCH, Michael L., 51, died Thursday, June 30, 2011, at home in Grand Rapids.
He will be survived by his wife, Julie; daughters, Rachel and Lindsay (Shawn) Myers; grandsons, Braedon, and Alexander; brothers, Thomas of Lowell, Mark of Grand Rapids, and Jerry (Kim) of Rogers City; sisters, Debbie Newhouse of Alpena, and Mary Jo Yarch of Grand Rapids; mother-in-law, Betty Johnson of Grand Rapids; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral mass will be held on Friday, July 8, 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity, Grand Rapids. A memorial celebration will be offered for family and friends on Saturday, July 9, at Teamsters Union Hall, Local 406, 3315 Eastern Ave. SE, 2-4:30 p.m. There also will be a memorial celebration in Alpena on July 23 at St. John The Baptist Church, Social Room, for hometown family and friends.