In memory of
Pearl Elsie Braska (Thompson), age 94 of Grand Rapids, passed away Monday May 13, 2019. She was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law Carol Ching. She is survived by her children Linda (Ted) VanderMeer and Gary Ching, 5 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren, sister Betty Heilman, her sister-in-law Shirley Thompson-Bowen, pet friends Oreo and Gizmo, several nieces, nephews and friends at Marsh Ridge. Pearl retired from American Seating after working for 24 years. Committal prayers will be held Friday May 24 at 1:00 PM at the Chapel of Holy Cross Cemetery, 2000 Walker NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Great Lakes Hospice in memory of Pearl. Special thanks to her caregivers at Vista Springs Northview and Great Lakes Hospice for their compassion and loving care.
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