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Robert Wells, 84

Robert E. Wells, age 84, of Burr Oak, passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 13, 2011, at home. He was born July 11, 1927, in St. Joseph County, a son of the late Olen and Margaret (Milliman) Wells. Robert graduated from Bronson High School with the class of 1945, and had been a resident of Branch County until his marriage to ... Read More »

Pat Griems, 71

Pat R. Griems, 71, of Sturgis, passed away early Tuesday morning, Oct. 11, 2011, at Sturgis Hospital. She was born March 23, 1940, in Ellsworth, a daughter of the late George and Daisy (Graham) Martin. Pat had lived most of her life in the Sturgis and Centreville area. For 15 years she had been employed as a secretary for the ... Read More »

Charles Henson, 71

Charles Thomas Henson, 71, of Sturgis, passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 11, 2011, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. The family will receive friends from 10-10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Hackman Family Funeral Homes – Hackman Chapel, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis. Funeral services celebrating the life of Charles Henson will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. ... Read More »

Lois Oaks, 68

Lois A. Oaks, 68, of Coldwater, formerly of Three Rivers, passed away unexpectedly at the Laurels of Coldwater on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Riverside Church in Three Rivers. Lois was born on Jan. 16, 1943 in Grand Rapids. She had worked as an L.P.N. at a ... Read More »

Nancy Rice, 80

Nancy Ruth Rice, age 80, of Glenview, Ill., died Friday, April 22, 2011, in Glenview, following a three-year illness.  She was born Jan. 19, 1931, in Royal Oak, a daughter of Lloyd and Caroline (Wagner) Tasker. Nancy had been a resident of Glenview since 1968, where she was a homemaker who enjoyed fiber arts and gardening.  She was the widow ... Read More »

Pat Vreeland, 80

Jerry D. “Pat” Vreeland, age 80, of Burr Oak, passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, Oct. 10, 2011, at the Sturgis Hospital emergency room.  He was born March 17, 1931, in Branch County, a son of the late William and Annabelle (Martin) Vreeland.  Pat had resided in Burr Oak for the past 56 years, coming from the Sherwood area.  On Feb. 19, ... Read More »