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Darline Sass

February 22, 1931 — November 4, 2018

Darline Sass

Darline May Sass, 87, of St. Joseph passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville.

A gathering of family and friends to celebrate the life of Darline will be held from 1 - 5 PM Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Riverview Park, Woodbine Lodge, 2927 Niles Road, St. Joseph. Memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, 564 S. Main Street, Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2870. Online condolences accepted at

Darline was born Sunday, February 22, 1931 in Kansas City, the daughter of the late Harry L and Cleo W. (Harness) Trum.

Survivors include her daughter: Betty (Ron) Ulery of St. Joseph, Michigan; son: Jerry Banister of Kihei, Hawaii; daughter: Yolanda (Mike) Stamper of Murrieta, California; son: Kenneth (Alycia) Sass of St. Joseph, Michigan; grandchildren: Nikki (Russ) Gill, Scott (Megan) Ulery, Ronald (Becca Schmaltz) Ulery, Ashley Ulery, Heather (Matt) Vanderford, Alyssa Sass, Mandy (Zach) King, Christian Sass, Matt Banister, Sean Banister, Rachel (Jonathan) Heimberg, Aaron Stamper, Dylan Stamper; 18 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren.

Darline was also preceded in death by her brothers: Henry Trum, Dewey Harness, Donald Harness; and her husbands: Bill R. Banister and Kenneth O. Sass.

Arrangements have been entrusted to The Boyd Chapel of Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Darline Sass, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Saturday, August 24, 2019

1:00 - 4:00pm

Riverside Park, Woodbine Lodge

2927 Niles Rd, St. Joseph, MI 49085

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