Edward "Mike" Bellgraph, 89
Edward "Mike" Bellgraph, 89, of Otsego died Saturday, July 4, 2015, at his home. Mr. Bellgraph was born July 5, 1925, in Grand Rapids, the son of Edward W. and Stella (Swyderski) Bellgraph.
Mike was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in World War II on the USS Hobson, stationed in Okinawa. He worked for the Otsego Machine Shop for many years before opening Flame Spray Inc. in Otsego, which he owned and operated for more than 20 years.
Surviving are his two children, Janet and Philip Hall and Mark and Connie Bellgraph; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; his brother Jerome Bellgraph; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Betty; three children, Nancy Campbell, John Bellgraph and Raymond Bellgraph; and his sister Pearl Kidwell.
Friends may meet with the family on Thursday, July 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel, www.gordenfuneral.com, where services will be at 1 p.m. Pastor Greg Carlson will officiate. Interment will be at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Cemetery, Allegan.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, 222 N. Kalamazoo Mall Suite 100, Kalamazoo, MI 49007.