Former Lake County Emergency Manager Funeral Arrangements

Funeral arrangements for Michael Applewhite, Lake County Emergency Manager, have been made.

Arrangements for Michael are being handled by Ivy K. Gillespie Memorial Chapel, located at 1865 Eastern Ave., S.E., Grand Rapids, MI-49504. 

The visitation will be held on Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home. 

The funeral will be held on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at True Light Baptist Church located at 900 Thomas St., SE, Grand Rapids, MI-49506.

Flowers can be ordered with no delivery fee from Flowerland at 4321 28th St., Kentwood, MI-49508 or you can reach them via phone at (616) 942-5321.

In lieu of flowers, Michael did not have life insurance, so a donation to the funeral home to cover funeral costs would assist the family greatly.

A Michael Applewhite Memorial Fund has been set up via Lake-Osceola State Bank.

Contributions can be made at any branch location with funds going to assist the family for funeral costs or personal expenses.