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Lamar Kane, 74

Lamar William Kane, age 74, of Burr Oak, passed away Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at Sturgis Hospital. He was born Nov. 27, 1937, in Sturgis, a son of the late Harry and Stella (Sites) Kane. Lamar had been a resident of Burr Oak his entire life. On June 10, 1959, he married Alta K. Barkman. He was a veteran of ...

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John Wright, 75

John Willard Wright of Royal Oaks, Calif., and formerly of Mendon, passed away at age 75 on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at his home. John was raised in Mendon and joined the Army in 1955. He and his family moved to Salinas, Calif., in 1962. He worked as a carpenter throughout his adult life and in 1974 started his own construction ...

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Charles Pomeroy Sr, 86

Mr. Charles C. Pomeroy Sr., age 86, of Marcellus, formerly of Lake Templene and Portage, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 30, 1925 in Kalamazoo, the son of Grant and Letha (Newton) Pomeroy. Mr. Pomeroy served his country in the U.S. Navy during World ...

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Phyllis Bauman, 88

Phyllis M. Bauman, age 88, of Sturgis, Mich., passed away Thursday evening, Feb. 9, 2012, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. She was born Oct. 13, 1923, in Constantine, Mich., a daughter of the late Howard and Ruth (Linn) Bauman. Phyllis resided in Sturgis since 1986 coming from Boston, Mass. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in ...

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Dorris Garbine, 84

Dorris Elaine Garbine, age 84, of Elkhart, Ind., and former longtime Sturgis resident, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, Feb. 8, 2012, at Hoosier Home Care in Elkhart.  She was born May 26, 1927, in Fawn River Township, a daughter of the late Harold J. and Dorothy M. (Domer) Hines.  Mrs. Garbine resided in Elkhart for the past three years. Prior ...

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Dr. James Malcolm, 87

Dr. James Elder Malcolm, DDS, passed peacefully on his 87th birthday, Jan. 31, 2012. Son of Rev. William John and Nell (Elder) Malcolm, Jim was born in Beaver Dam, Wis. in 1925. Jim is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ann (Hartley) Malcolm; children, Dr. James R. (Diana) Malcolm of Marietta, Ga., Kathryn (Leo) McDonough-Lemery of Brighton, Beth (Craig) ...

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