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Alida "Lila" Green

November 9, 1930 - February 20, 2018
Muskegon, MI



Saturday, March 3, 2018
6:00 AM EST
Unity Reformed Church
1521 Porter Road
Norton Shores, MI 49441
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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
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Harbor Hospice Foundation
1050 W. Western Ave, STE 400
Muskegon, MI 49441
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Chalet Floral
700 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1805
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Life Story / Obituary


Mrs. Alida "Lila" Gene Green, age 87, passed away into the loving arms of Jesus on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. She was born in Muskegon, Michigan on November 9, 1930 to John & Matilda (Burgess) Kooi and married Kenneth Green on June 8, 1951. Mrs. Green was a loyal Christian that loved our Lord with all her heart and soul and was a member of Unity Reformed Church. Alida had been employed at Beverly's, JC Penney, Elder Beermans and Younkers Department Stores for years until retiring. She also enjoyed walking, puzzles, shopping, family and spending time in Florida every year.


Son, Kenneth (Patricia) Green of Muskegon; daughters, Laurie (Floyd) Shook of Norton Shores, Jill Green of Twin Lake & Tracy (Steve) Groleau of Ravenna; grandchildren, Matt (Vicki) Green, Veronica (Doug) Fox, Val Green, John (Renee) Braun, Jason (Theresa) Braun, Ricky (Lisa) Collis, Jerry Collis, Courtney Mertel, Jessica (Joshua) Carpenter; 12 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; sister, Ardis (Ron) Erickson and several nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth; sisters, June Fazakerly & Doris Tornga; brother, Charles Kooi; son-in-law, John Braun.


Saturday, March 3, 2018, 2:00 pm at Unity Reformed Church with Rev. David Veldt officiating. MEMORIAL: In lieu of flowers, please consider giving to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Harbor Hospice Foundation.