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Don Eberhard, 91

Donald J.(Don) Eberhard, age 91, of Colon, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at the Branch County Community Health Center in Coldwater, due to multiple health issues. He was born Oct. 22, 1923, on South Clay Street in Sturgis, the first born of Roy and Rose (Holtz) Eberhard. Don graduated from Sturgis High School with the Class of 1942 and was ... Read More »

Alberta Kastead, 97


Alberta Marie Kastead was born on November 7, 1917, in Mendon, MI., the daughter of Ella Tillotson. Alberta died peacefully in her sleep on November 4, 2014 with her daughters present at the Laurels of Sandy Creek where she was a resident for eight years. She attended schools in Indiana and graduated from Mongo High School in 1936. On July ... Read More »

Eldon Mangold, 59

Eldon Mangold, age 59, of Three Rivers, died Tuesday Nov. 11, 2014 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born in Vicksburg, MI on Aug. 28, 1955 the son of Alva and Eugenia (Coleman) Mangold and was a lifetime resident of the area. He attended Howardsville and Three Rivers schools. Eldon worked at several area factories, including W.F. Wells. ... Read More »

Frances Norton, 93

Frances M. Norton, age 93, of Marcellus, MI passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in the Cass County Medical Care Facility, Cassopolis, MI She was born February 11, 1921 in Marcellus, MI. On June 3, 1942 she married Harry M. Norton who preceded her in death in 1997. She was a member of the Marcellus V.F.W. Post No. 4054 Ladies ... Read More »

Lily Drumm, 7

Lily Elaina Drumm, 7, of Three Rivers, passed away on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 at the Bronson Methodist Hospital. Lily left this world too soon followed by unexpected complications involving her condition. She was a joy to all who knew her, and was a constant example of love and happiness regardless of her trials. To hold her, was to hold ... Read More »

Vivian Gearhart, 87


Vivian Marie Gearhart, 87, went to the loving arms of Jesus on Friday evening, Nov. 7, 2014. She was born to Edna and Elwin Kuder in Leonidas. She graduated from Colon High School Class of 1945. On Oct. 5, 1946, she married Earl J. Gearhart. They resided in Three Rivers until 2001. In 2001 they moved to South Lyon, Mich., ... Read More »