Mary Mariko Brookmeyer was born on January 26, 1954 in Blackstone, Virginia. She passed away on December 24, 2021 in Grand Rapids, Michigan with family by her side.
She is preceded in death by her father Robert Franklin Silcock of Hastings, Michigan, Sueko Negawa of Kobe, Japan, and brother Garry Silcock Sr.
She is survived by her husband and partner of more than 40 years John, daughter Jaime, son in law Kirk, granddaughters Whitney and Leah, son Derek, nephew Garry Jr. and many other beloved friends and family.
Mary’s family was the light of her life. She loved being outside, sunbathing, collecting rocks, babysitting her granddaughters, and her dog Baby Girl (BG).
The family encourages donations to the caring staff at Faith Hospice and thanks the nurses at Spectrum Butterworth hospital for their compassion during her final days.
Mary's body is laid to rest at Ridgeview Memorial Gardens in Grandville, Michigan. The family will celebrate her life with an event in the spring. Contact the family for more details.
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