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Charles Saunders, 94

Charles D. Saunders, 94, of White Pigeon, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. He was born Sept. 8, 1918, in South Bend, Ind., a son of Theron and Ethel (Bates) Saunders. He had been a resident of the White Pigeon area most of his life. On Dec. 12, 1955, he married Rosa J. Mummey in Centreville. She died Nov. 20, 2011. Charles was ... Read More »

Jeanette Schirs, 74

Jeanette Murrel Schirs, age 74, of Three Rivers, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at her home. She was born in English, IN., on Aug. 20, 1938 the daughter of Edward A. and Laura Mae (Asher) French. Jeanette has been a lifetime resident of Three Rivers. She was an avid and faithful member of Trinity Episcopal Church. She ... Read More »

Nancy Handshoe, 58

Nancy Lou Handshoe, age 58, of Sturgis, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at home after a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was born July 17, 1954, in Sturgis, a daughter of John and Virginia (Geyer) Kuhl. Nancy was a resident of the Sturgis area all of her life and graduated from Sturgis High School with the class of ... Read More »

John Deisler, 81

John L. Deisler, 81, of White Pigeon, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at his son’s home in Middlebury, Ind., following an extended illness. He was a petty officer in the U.S. Navy for four years. He was born Jan. 21, 1931, in White Pigeon, a son of Charles Clayton and Gladys L. (Hawkins) Deisler. He had been a resident of the White ... Read More »

Stephen Shingledecker, 59

Stephen Shingledecker, 59, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 at 6:08 p.m. in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. He was born Dec. 22, 1952 in Three Rivers to Robert and Roeberta (Barnes) Shingledecker. Stephen was a 1971 graduate of Three Rivers High School, received his Associates Degree in 1974 from Michigan Technological University and Bachelors Degree in ... Read More »

Tim Tilka, 53

Tim Tilka, 53, of Three Rivers, passed away at 1:17 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at Riverview Manor. He was born on April 14, 1959 in Hammond, Ind. to the late Edward and Ruth (Hovey) Tilka. Tim is survived by his siblings, Marion (Verlin) Belcher of Schereville, Ind., Kenneth Tilka of Kalamazoo, Dawn Tilka Teeter of Three Rivers, Jack Tilka ... Read More »