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In Memory

Craig Raymond Flahive - Initiated in 1962

Craig Flahive  -  December 20, 1942-May 9, 2010

FLAHIVE, MR. CRAIG RAYMOND Grand Haven Mr. Craig R. Flahive, age 67, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2010. He was born in Montague, MI on December 20, 1942 to Raymond & Melissa Mae (Kropf) Flahive and married the former Karen Van Bemmelen on December 1, 1984. Mr. Flahive had been employed as the Band & Orchestra Director at Grand Haven High School for 26 years. He was very involved in numerous musical programs across his teaching career. He will be missed by all. SURVIVORS Wife of 25 years, Karen; 2 daughters, Lisa Flahive of NV, Christine (Andy) Merryweather of Shelbyville; son, Kennard (Laura) VanBemmelen of CO; 3 grandchildren, Skye Rankens, Madeline & Allison VanBemmelen; mother, Melissa Mae Flahive of Montague; 4 brothers, Roger (Mary Lou) Flahive of IL, Leo (Dee Dee) Flahive of N. Muskegon, Tim (Norma) Flahive of Whitehall, Dennis (Marge) Flahive of Ferrysburg; sister, Marsha (David) Holmes of Bangor, MI; many nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Scott in 1994. SERVICE A Public Celebration of Craig's Life will be held Saturday, May 15, 2010, from 11:30 to 2 PM with a time of sharing at 1 PM at Lakeshore Middle School. Interment at Lake Forest Cemetery. VISITATION Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Clock Life Story Funeral Home - Grand Haven. MEMORIAL: American Lung Association or Scott Flahive Scholarship Fund. Please visit www.clockfuneralhome.com to leave a memory or sign the online guest book. Clock Life Story- Grand Haven Clock Life Story Funeral Home

Published in Muskegon Chronicle on May 11, 2010

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