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Basil Rodenbo

Basil J. Rodenbo, age 78, of Mendon, died peacefully at his home on Saturday Oct. 4, 2014. He was born in Shepherd, MI on Feb. 17, 1936 the son of Basil G. and Hildred (Chaffin) Rodenbo. He attended Detroit area schools and Wayne State University. Basil proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He was married to Glenda ... Read More »

Emma Featherstone, 74

Emma Featherstone, age 74, of Constantine, passed away at Borgess Medical Center on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, with family by her side. Emma was born on March 17, 1940 in Hunter, AR, the daughter of the late Fred and Ethel (Arnold) Meadows. Emma was a very active woman who held a passion for many things. Emma loved spending time outdoors, working ... Read More »

Ron Stears, 75


Ronald D. Stears, age 75, of Constantine, passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born in Constantine on March 12, 1939, a son of Cecil and Catherine (Bradford) Stears. Ron graduated from Constantine high School in 1957. On November 10, 1957 he married Patricia Milhahn at the Constantine Methodist Church. Ron was a ... Read More »

Ruth Meade, 91

Ruth Elizabeth Meade

Ruth Elizabeth Meade, 91, of Three Rivers, formerly of Marcellus, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at her home. She was born in Portland, Mich., on Dec. 10, 1922, the daughter of the late Earnest and Nellie (Hatmaker) Knox. Mrs. Meade moved to Three Rivers in 2004 after spending 50 years in the Marcellus area. ... Read More »

Margaret VanZile, 89

Margaret L. (Sally) VanZile, 89, of Three Rivers, and formerly of Mottville Township, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Riverview Manor in Three Rivers, following an extended illness.She was born Nov. 28, 1924, in Kalamazoo, a daughter of Andrew and Nina (Smith) Hesse. She was a lifelong homemaker. On Feb. 24, 1948, she married Harlan H. VanZile in Constantine.Surviving are ... Read More »

Dwayne Donbrock, 47

Dwayne A. Donbrock, age 47, of Sherwood, passed away Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, surrounded by his loving family. Dwayne was bornMay 26, 1967, in Coldwater, a son of Gerald and Nancy (Roach) Donbrock.Dwayne had lived all his life in the Sherwood area, where he had worked for several area farmers.He enjoyed watching NASCAR and ... Read More »