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Frank Lutz, 88

Franklin T. Lutz, 88, of Florence Township, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 following a long battle with cancer. He was born in Florence Township on September 24, 1926, a son of Troy and Nettie (VanFleet) Lutz. He graduated from White Pigeon High School in 1944 and entered the U.S. Navy in 1945. In August of 1946, he married Beverly ...

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Emma Markum, 73

Emma Jane Markum, 73, of Jones, died Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo following a long illness. She was born in Johnstown, Pa. on May 8, 1942 the daughter of the late Ray and Ruth (Weirick) Alwine. She graduated from high school in Pennsylvania, and later earned her Masters’ Degree in Computer Science and Business Management. ...

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Rebecca Strang, 34


Rebecca Jo (Hudson) Strang, age 34, of Sturgis, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born in Sturgis on July 5, 1981 to Theodore and Debbie (Shumway) Hudson. Becca received her GED from Sturgis High School and attended Glen Oaks Community College. She loved being outside, camping, fishing, and floating on the river with her ...

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Anne Rudd, 71

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Anne Louise Rudd, age 71, died on Monday, July 27, 2015 in Kalamazoo. In accordance with family wishes cremation will take place and there will be no public services held at this time. Arrangements by Hohner Funeral Home.

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Wilbur Berry, Sr., 76

Wilbur L. Berry, Sr., age 76, died on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in Kalamazoo.  Funeral arrangements are pending at this time at the Hohner Funeral Home.

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Alice Zinsmaster, 83

Alice M. Zinsmaster, 83, of Mendon, died Thursday, July 23, 2015. Arrangements will be announced later by the Eickhoff Funeral Home of Mendon.

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