Gertrude A. Plowman

January 9, 1931August 10, 2014

Gertrude A. Plowman Lansing, Michigan Gertrude A. Plowman went home to be with her Lord and Savior on August 10, 2014, at the age of 83. She was born on January 9, 1931 to Henry and Anna (Knol) Kuiper in Hudsonville, Michigan. Gertrude was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother; she will be greatly missed. Gertrude was preceded in death by her husband, Lester “Bill” Plowman, in 2009. Surviving to cherish her memory are her daughters, Janice Plowman and Yvonne (Rick) Petersen; sons, Bill Plowman and Tim (Sue) Plowman; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three sisters-in-law, Grace Kuiper, Gerry Kuiper, and Lois Osborn. A funeral service officiated by Rev. Stephen Pribble will be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 1301 W. Wieland Rd., Lansing, MI 48906. The family will receive friends for visitation two hours prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow the service in Gunnisonville Cemetery, DeWitt, Michigan. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church at the address listed above, or to Gentiva Hospice, 4081 Cascade Road SE, Suite 400, Grand Rapids, MI 49546-2170. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  • Visitation Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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August 19, 2014

We are sorry for your loss. Your mom and Dad were good neighbors for many years. Karen (Whitmore) and Tom Kavanagh

Dale Kniffen

August 14, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Plowman family. May you find peace and joy in your memories of your Mom.

August 12, 2014

Leon and I so enjoyed both your parents while we were at Covenant CRC. They both were special people and blessed others. Praying for all of you and sending our love!

Beverly Walker

August 12, 2014

I have great memories of Uncle Bill and Aunt Gert. She will be missed by our family.

John Osborn

August 12, 2014

My condolences to Bill, Janice, Yvonne and Tim. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Lynn Osborn

August 12, 2014

Keeping you all in my prayers