Condolence & Memory Journal

Powell Family, deepest sympathies in your loss. Mr. Powell was my Advisor and Professor from 1985-1989. He also became a friend! I am so heart broken to read of his passing, I will treasure his advice and guidance always. Monica Murphy

Posted by Monica Murphy - Clarksville, MD - student   December 31, 2017

Dear Todd and family-
The Bridge family sends our deepest sympathies on the death of your father. What a wonderful man with a life well lived! We can see his influence in all of you! May God send you His peace during this time and welcome your father into heaven with open arms!

Posted by A friend   September 15, 2017

Dear Powell Family -

The Moran family wants you to know that we are thinking about you in your time of loss. You are in our prayers.


Chris, Maria, Erin & Daniel

Posted by Christopher Moran - Matthews, NC   September 15, 2017

We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.

Nikki Maciejewski and Family

Posted by nikki maciejewski - grand rapids, MI   September 15, 2017


Prayers are with the Powell Family. Supported his grandson Matthew in the scouting program.

Posted by Renee Frazho - Ada, MI   September 13, 2017

Dear Phyllis and family,
I am sending my heartfelt condolences regarding your dear loss of Mert. I admire the love and close knit relationship your family has with one another. May the cherished memories you hold in your heart bring comfort beyond measure.


Sue Tock

Posted by Sue Tock - Omena, MI   September 12, 2017

Our hearts are with you during this time

Posted by Groom Family - Grand Rapids, MI   September 12, 2017

Praying for comfort during your time of bereavement.
Fredricka Yellets (StoneLaurel)

Posted by Fredricka Yellets - Charlotte, NC   September 12, 2017

Dear Phyllis, Todd, Doug and families: My heart breaks to read deepest condolences to all of you, love and hugs as well. Mert was a dear man, full of fun and laughter and was one of the kindest people I ever met. Rest in Peace, dear Mert. Love you always buddy!

Posted by Paula Hadley - Barryton, MI   September 12, 2017

Dear Phyllis and boys,
I am am so sorry for your loss. Mert was such a special man, and I have such fond memories of him at Trinity Fellowship. He had such a way of dryly delivering his one liners, and I will cherish the privilege of knowing him. May God grant you peace during this hard time.

Posted by Susan Griffith - Big Rapids, MI   September 11, 2017

Dear Powell family,

Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I will always remember seeing Mr. & Mrs. Powell and their family sitting together in the balcony at Calvary. What a wonderful legacy he has left his family!

Posted by Valerie & Brian Bierlein - Grand Rapids, MI   September 11, 2017