Pastor dies days after 100th birthday

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A well-accomplished West Michigan pastor dies just days after celebrating his 100th birthday.

Pastor Louis Grother served as pastor of Zion Lutheran Church from 1949 to 1984.

He also served as chaplain for KDPS for many years.

Several years ago, Pastor Grother was also awarded the Irving Gilmore Lifetime Achievement Award for his public service.

Pastor Grother died late Saturday night.

Funeral arrangements are pending.