Ellen Berends Muskegon Obituary – Ellen Berends Death | Ellen Berends of Bellaire, Michigan who was the previous DDA Director at the City of Coopersville Government died September 23, 2021. Berends concentrated on Criminal equity/Law Enforcement at Grand Rapids Community College.
Berends leaves behind her 4 Norse Alumni Soccer Players, Jake, Christian, Emma, and Grace, and spouse of long-term Norse Girls and Boys Soccer Coach Ryan Berends.
Berends was the previous Taste of Muskegon’s seat. Ellen filled in as the seat from 2013 to 2017 and was instrumental in the association of Taste of Muskegon, including recommending the area change to Hackley Park. E.
“The midtown Muskegon people group is stunned and dishearten with the loss of Ellen Berends. Ellen was a boss for everything downtown and the maker of the current day Taste of Muskegon. This present end of the week’s occasion will be created with overwhelming sadness and will respect her for her energy and excitement for downtown Muskegon… ..”