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Dorothy Blackwell, 91

Dorothy Lou Blackwell died from complications due to congestive heart failure on May 3, 2013, at Friendship Village in Kalamazoo. She was born on Feb. 22, 1922 in Burr Oak, Mich., to Joseph and Eunice (Hanson) Cowles. Surviving are her three children, Susan Ramsey and Judith Myers of Kalamazoo and Robert Blackwell of Greer, SC; her grandchildren Elizabeth (Matt) Bird ... Read More »

Jim Walworth, 80

Merritt James (Jim) Walworth, age 80, of Centreville, passed away Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at his home. He was born in Tampa, Florida on April 25, 1933, a son of James Merritt and Maxine E.E. (Hall) Walworth. Jim graduated from Sturgis High School in 1951 and Tri State University in 1958 with his BS in Electrical Engineering. On May 22, ... Read More »

Loretta Eicher, 67

Loretta (Wilcox, Stevens) Eicher, age 67, of Sturgis, passed away peacefully at her home Wednesday morning, Aug. 14, 2013. Loretta was born March 17, 1946, in Niles, Mich., to Clyde (Bud) and Katherine (Stauffer) Wilcox. In 1964, at the age of 18 she married David Stevens and they lived in the Nottawa area. They had four sons: Tom (Shay) Stevens, ... Read More »

Terrance German, 77

Terrance German, age 77, of Sturgis, passed away Aug. 13, 2013, at his home. In sccordance to his wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The family was assisted by the Schipper Funeral Home LTD. in Colon. Read More »

Dora Johnson, 96

Dora Louise Johnson, 96, passed away 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 in Navasota, Texas. She was formerly from Three Rivers. She had been declining health for some time. Born Feb. 17, 1917 to the late Lauren Claude Norton and Eva Mearle (Blanchard) Norton. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; two sisters; one step-son, William T. ... Read More »

Barb Wortinger, 77

Barbara Lee Wortinger, age 77, of Three Rivers, passed away Tuesday morning August 13, 2013 at her home with her loved ones by her side. She was born February 6, 1936 in Lima, OH., the daughter of the late George Herald and Mary Lou (Espen) Ruth. Barb started her college career at Nazareth College in Kalamazoo and went on to ... Read More »