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Fred Woods, 83

Frederick Homer “Woody” Woods, age 83 of Three Rivers died Saturday May 11, 2013 at his home following a long illness. He was born in Little Egypt, Ohio on April 15, 1930 the son of Rollen Henry Woods and Rose (Julian) Woods. Fred was married to Elizabeth “Betty” Dokey in 1949 while living in Vicksburg. Fred was a butcher for ...

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Barbara Huftile, 78

Barbara Joann Huftile, age 78, of Sturgis, went to be with her Lord and Savior early Wednesday morning, May 8, 2013, at her home, with her husband at her side. She was born Dec. 2, 1934, in Sturgis, a daughter of the late Samuel E. and Helen (Tennent) Large. Barbara was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis ...

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Gordon Bart, 70

Gordon Bruce Bart, age 70, of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Tuesday evening, May 7, 2013 at the Sturgis Hospital Emergency Room. He was born February 23, 1943 in Grand Rapids, Michigan son of the late Daniel and Esther (Schumaker) Bart. Gordon resided in Sturgis since 1964 coming from Grand Rapids. On September 12, 1964 he married Christina Marie Carter in ...

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Karen Truckenmiller, 64

Karen Marie Truckenmiller, age 64, of Centreville, passed away Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at her home following a long illness with A.L.S /Lou Gehrigs disease. She was born in Sturgis, MI on March 21, 1949, the daughter of John and Glenna (Abbott) Jones. Karen graduated from White Pigeon High School in 1967 and from Warner Beauty School in Ft. Wayne ...

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Twila Batten, 70

Twila June Batten, age 70, of Mendon died Tuesday May 7, 2013 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. She was born in Kalamazoo on June 17, 1942 the daughter of Leon A. and Ina M. (Polmanteer) Cooper. Twila attended Gobles and Paw Paw Schools and graduated from Vicksburg High School. She was married to William Evert Haynes on June 6, ...

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Jamie Brokaw, 33

Jamie Lee Brokaw, 33, died April 29, 2013 in an airplane accident at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, while operating a Boeing 747-400 owned by National Air Cargo on a civilian commercial flight. Born March 13, 1980, Jamie’s interest in aviation began as a baby where flying was a way of life. He was inspired by his grandfather, Sgt. Joseph Brokaw, ...

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