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Arlean Ratering, 92

Arlene Ratering

Arlean Victoria Ratering, age 92, of Three Rivers passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at the Bowman Place where she resided for the past year. She was born on Nov. 6, 1922 in the Borough of Prospect Park, New Jersey the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (VanBalen) Peraldo. Mrs. Ratering grew up in the New Jersey ...

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Donald Brunner, Sr., 88

Donald Arthur Brunner Sr., age 88, of Three Rivers, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Three Rivers Health following a lengthy illness. He was born on Dec. 16th, 1926 in Three Rivers, the son of the late Sherman and Leona (Kipker) Brunner. Mr. Brunner has been a lifetime resident of this area. He was employed as a Journeyman ...

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Wilbur Bower, 76

Wilbur F. Bower, 76, of Sturgis, died Sunday, May 3, 2015, at Sturgis Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born Sept. 1, 1938, in Rose City, a son of Ernest and Louise (Olney) Bower. He was a Sturgis-area resident most of his life and was a 1956 graduate of Sturgis High School. He was owner and operator of Trapper ...

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Gary Dentler, 40

Gary Duane Dentler, age 40, of White Pigeon, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Three Rivers Health. Gary was born on November 6, 1974, in Three Rivers, the son of Douglas and Nadine (Brown) Dentler. Gary is survived by his loving family, wife, Katie (Clark) Dentler, whom he married on Sept. 30, 2011, of White Pigeon; mother, ...

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Alice Edwards, 82

Alice E. Edwards, 82, of Constantine, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Riverview Manor in Three Rivers following an extended illness. She was born April 29, 1933, in Three Rivers, the daughter of Lloyd and Veda (Schrader) Babcock and lived in St. Joseph county all of her life. She was a homemaker and was employed by Freeman Manufacturing and Sturgis ...

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Guy Smith, 80

Guy Henry Smith, age 80, died Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Kalamazoo. In accordance with family wishes cremation will take place and no public services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Hohner Funeral Home.

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