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Douglas Smith, 53

Douglas Wade Smith, age 53, of  Jones, passed away Friday, September 5, 2014 at his home. He was born in Morris, IL on April 30, 1961, a son of Ernie and Lennie (Greer)  Smith. Doug worked as a rewinder operator at White Pigeon Paper Mill for over 12 years. Douglas is  survived by  his mother, Lennie Smith, Jones; step son, Christopher ... Read More »

Floyd Clarkson, 67

Floyd  E. Clarkson, age 67, of Constantine, passed away Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at his home. He was born in Annapolis, MD on February 14, 1947, a son of  Floyd J. and Louise (Mora) Clarkson. On December 31, 1972 he married Pearl Frye in Centreville. Floyd worked at Kenro Manufacturing in Bristol, IN. He enjoyed singing and playing guitar in ... Read More »

Tom Maiden, 77

Carl T. “Tom” Maiden, 77, of Three Rivers, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo after a period of declining health. Tom was born in Greenville, N.C. on Aug. 29, 1937 to the late Carl and Virginia (Clarke) Maiden. He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force, enlisting in 1954 and retiring as ... Read More »

Ann Wolkins, 18 days

Ann Kay Wolkins, 18 days, of White Pigeon, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. Visitation will be noon — 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8 at the Mottville Bible Church; services will be at 1 p.m. with interment in Mottville Township Cemetery. Donations may be directed to the family. Arrangements by the Farrand Funeral Home ... Read More »

Betty Meringa, 84

Betty Meringa

Betty Meringa, 84, went home to be with her Lord Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. She died peacefully at her home with family by her side. She was born in Parkville, the daughter of Roy and Marie Kennedy. While working at the local drug store she met and married the love of her life, Marinus “Joe” Meringa, on Jan. 15, 1949. ... Read More »

Colleen Howard, 62

Colleen F. Howard passed away at 1:05 a.m. on Aug. 27, 2014, in Goshen, Ind. She had been hospitalized since Wednesday. Her husband, Thomas Lee Howard, was with her at the end. Colleen was born June 10, 1931 in Elkhart, Ind., the third daughter of William Henry Joseph Farrell and Thelma Beatrice Robertson, of that city. She graduated from Elkhart ... Read More »