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Jeromiah Gieber, 32

Jeromiah James Gieber, age 32, of Three Rivers passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 25, 2013. He was born in Three Rivers, MI on May 5, 1981 the son of Mark James “Jim” and Lisa(Thomas)Gieber. Jeromiah was a graduate of Three Rivers High School. He enjoyed attending W.O.R.D. Fellowship Church. Jeromiah was preceded in death by brother, Anthony “Tony” Gieber, ...

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James Smith, 58

James Robin Smith, 58, of White Pigeon, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, after a short illness. He was born May 11, 1955, in South Bend, Ind., a son of Bruce A. and Janet F. (Hall) Smith. He had been a resident of White Pigeon since October of 2011, coming from Elkhart, Ind. On Oct. 21, 1989, ...

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Mel Swihart, 66

Mel Wayne Swihart, age 66, of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013 at his home. He was born November 27, 1947 in Sturgis, Michigan son of the late Nicholas M. and Maxine (Baker) Swihart. Mel was a lifelong Sturgis area resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1966. Mel retired from the City ...

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Jerry Randall, 74

Jerry L. Randall, age 74, of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Thursday morning July 25, 2013 at the Heartland Health Care Center in Three Rivers, Michigan. He was born July 16, 1939 in Sturgis, Michigan son of the late Perry Lavern and Hazel Flavilla (Fish) Randall. Jerry resided in Sturgis for the past 50 years coming from LaGrange, Indiana where he ...

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Dorothy Wheeler, 99

Dorothy Hulda (Brower) Wheeler, 99, of Colon, MI died at her residence on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. She was born January 2, 1914 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Henry and Hulda (Burglund) Brower. She was a prize winning, accredited artist, mainly working in oils, pastels. She loved doing decopage and also making dolls. Her artistic work won 1st Place ...

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Ed Bates, 68

Edward A. Bates, 68, of Marcellus, passed away Monday morning, July 22, 2013 in his home following a long illness. He was born Feb. 9, 1945 in Centreville, the son of Ellery A. and Maycel G. (Wilson) Bates. On Dec. 6, 1975 in Three Rivers he married Constance R. Avila who survives. Ed graduated from Marcellus High School in 1963. ...

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