DuBois_inlineGRAND RAPIDS—Edwin A. DuBois, a pastor in Michigan from 1936 to 1998, died March 10. He was 97.

DuBois (ThD) pastored First Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant, as well as churches in Saginaw and Detroit, and was pastor emeritus at Good News Baptist Church in Grand Rapids. He was also director of church relations for seven years at Cornerstone University.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Bonnie Mae, after 61 years of marriage.

He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Bonnie K.; two children, Bonnie Schwartzkopf and Ruth Rietman; three stepchildren, Mark, Jeff, and Kurt VanSingel; four grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.