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Jill Pagels, 65

Jill D. Pagels, 65, of Sturgis, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 at her home. Jill was born on Dec. 11, 1948 in Three Rivers, the daughter of Richard and Joan (Peters) Jacobs. She was a Sturgis area resident since 1969. She was a graduate of Three Rivers High School in 1967 and graduate of Parsons Business School in Kalamazoo with a ... Read More »

John Ware, 97

John R. Ware, age 97, of Burr Oak, passed away Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at the Sturgis Hospital emergency room. John was born Nov. 27, 1916, in Athens, a son of the late Ernest and Regina (Baumeister) Ware. John had attended grade school at Worden School in Burr Oak and later graduated from Colon High School with the class of ... Read More »

William Willer, 75

William G. Willer, 75, of White Pigeon, Mich., died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1939, in Sturgis, Mich., to Harry and Leone ( Robertson) Willer. He was a Sturgis and White Pigeon area resident all of his life. He attended Michigan State University and was an avid fan of Michigan State sports. He ... Read More »

Chuck Kesler, 87

Charles E. Kesler, age 87, of Centreville, Mich., passed away Saturday evening, Nov. 15, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born Sept. 9, 1927, in Fort Wayne, Ind., son of the late Walter and Anna ( Jennings) Kesler. Chuck resided in the Sturgis and Centreville area since 1958. Prior to coming to Sturgis, he lived in ... Read More »

Deborah Mead, 59

Deborah A. Mead, 59, of Constantine, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, from injuries of an automobile accident. She was bornMay 17, 1955, in Holly, to Richard H. and Carol G. (Armstrong) Roberts. She was a Constantine resident many years coming from Holly. She had a master’s degree in health administration and was employed by ... Read More »

Harold Hershberger, 76

Harold D. Hershberger, 76, of White Pigeon, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at his home. He was born May 18, 1938, in Bristol, Ind., a son of Harold R. and Viola (Gooch) Hershberger. He was a resident of Bristol, Mottville and White Pigeon all his life. Harold worked many jobs including Auto Mechanic, Shipshewana Pallets, Alcona Homes, United Express Line ... Read More »