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Ray May, 72

Raymond T. May, 72, of Three Rivers and formerly of Gary, Ind., went to be with his Lord on April 9, 2012. He was born on Jan. 15, 1940 in East Chicago, Ind., to the parents of Louis and Louise May. He was number six of eight sons of this union. Ray was baptized at Van Buren Baptist Church. The ...

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Dortha Robbins, 84

Dortha Ruth Robbins, 84, of Three Rivers, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Heartland Healthcare Center. Dortha was born July 30, 1927 in Paris, Ill., the daughter of Harry and Stella (Reed) Stepp. Dortha was a long time resident of Three Rivers. She was employed as a teacher’s aide at Hoppin Elementary School in Three Rivers for many ...

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Loranne Jacobs, 91

Loranne Marie Jacobs, 91, of Three Rivers and formerly of Bradenton, Fla., passed away peacefully on Easter Morning, April 8, 2012. She was born on Aug. 2, 1920 in Mattawan, the daughter of the late John and Luella (Britton) Butler. Loranne had been a long time resident of this area where she worked for more than 20 years at G.T.E. ...

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Jose Castro, infant

Jose Anjel Castro, age 19 minutes, son of Jose and Katheana (Brown) Castro of Coldwater, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Sturgis Hospital.  He is survived by his parents; four sisters, Katheana, Kassandra, Leandra and Cecilia; four brothers, Robert, Kyle, Joshua and Jose Alexander; grandmothers Julia Brown of Coldwater and Leandra Castro of El Salvador; a niece, Layliah Deeren; ...

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Ila Pierson, 80

Ila Mae Pierson, 80, of Marcellus, died Friday, April 6, 2012 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born on Oct. 9, 1931 the daughter of the late Leo and Florence (Wortinger) Westphal and was a lifetime resident of the Marcellus area. Ila was married to Jack Richard Pierson in Centreville on April 15, 1950. Jack died on Sept. ...

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Jackie Elliott, 64

Jacquelyn Diane “Jackie” Elliott, 64, of Centreville, passed away on March 29, 2012 at the Borgess Medical Center following a lengthy illness. She was born on Oct. 7, 1947 in Paw Paw the daughter of Robert “Bob” and Mildred “Porky” (Joyce) Rex. Jackie was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Richard Elliott. She leaves to cherish her ...

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