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Maxine Stienbarger, 83

E. Maxine Stienbarger, age 83, of Mendon, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, May 21, 2015. She was born in LaGrange, IN on June 17, 1931 the oldest of five children born to Garlan R. and Reva (Haney) Gose. Maxine was a 1949 graduate of Mendon High School. She was married to Wayne L. Stienbarger on Jan. 8, 1950 ...

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Clifford Ditmer, Jr., 58

Clifford Merle Ditmer, Jr., age 58, of Nottawa, and formerly of Burr Oak, lost his hard-fought battle with cancer Saturday, May 16, 2015, at home, surrounded by his family. Clifford was born Nov. 3, 1956, in Sturgis, a son of Clifford Merle Ditmer Sr. and Dale (Woodman) Webster. Survivors include his loving wife, Loreane (Conley) Ditmer of Nottawa; his mother; ...

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Harriet Altland, 92

Harriet Emeline Altland, formerly of White Pigeon, died March 15, 2015, in Mancos, Colo. She was born Dec. 12, 1922, in Centreville to Millard Roland and Bessie Elizabeth (Brown) Snow. She graduated from Centreville High School and then St. Camillus School of Nursing at Borgess in Kalamazoo in 1945. In 1947, she married the love of her life, William J. ...

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Laura Briggs, 83

Laura Marie Briggs, age 83, of Three Rivers passed away on Friday, May 15, 2015 at Bronson Methodist Hospital. She was born in Plover , WI the daughter of Edwin D. and Georgina (Gemberling) Slack. Laura was a resident of Three Rivers for over sixty years. She was employed for many years as a retail manager of Spiegel’s in Kalamazoo. ...

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Dotty Roberts, 65

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Dorothy “Dotty” A. Roberts, age 65, passed away suddenly on Friday, May 15, 2015 in Saginaw, MI. She was born in Saginaw, MI on March 19, 1950 the daughter of the late John and Janice (Polzin) Szarenski. Dotty received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in nursing from the University of Michigan. She moved to the Three Rivers area in 1982 ...

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Naomi Kauffman, 49

Naomi A. (Bontrager) Kauffman, age 49, of Mendon, Mich., passed away, Saturday, May 16, 2015, at her home, after a two-year battle with cancer. She was born June 13, 1965, in Sturgis, a daughter to Alvin LaMarr and EstherMarie (Miller) Bontrager. She married Edward R Kauffman on July 6, 1989. Naomi was a homemaker and a member of the Old ...

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