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Vance Arnett, 79

Vance Richard Arnett, age 79, Constantine left us early July 2nd, 2009 due to complications from a stroke suffered on June 17th. He was born in Battle Creek, MI on October 13, 1929,  a son of the late John and Della (Vance) Arnett. He lived most of his life in Constantine and  graduated from Constantine High School in 1948. He married ...

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Bill Mowrey

A memorial service will be held for William “Bill” F. Mowrey on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at Ninth Street Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Thomas Reaume officiating.

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Cel Prescott, 91

Cecelia M. Madison (‘Cel’) Prescott, age 91, of Three Rivers, passed away on June 26, 2009 at Rose Arbor in Kalamazoo, MI.  Born on June 16, 1918, the first daughter of Edward and Lucretia Madison in New Orleans, LA..  The family soon moved to Chicago, IL. Where she spent her childhood.  Two sisters followed her, baby Evelyn, who died in ...

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Gladys Schwenk, 98

Gladys Louisa Schwenk, age 98, of Sturgis, Mich., passed away June 29, 2009, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. She was born Jan. 26, 1911, in Kalamazoo,  a daughter to the late Jacob and Elva Esther (Krupp) Schwenk. Miss Schwenk began her education at the District No. 4 Leonidas Township School from 1917-1925. She attended Colon Public Schools for her ...

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Lee Brown, 70

Lee W. Brown, 70, of Sturgis,  died Sunday June 28, 2009, at the VA Medical Center in Battle Creek.  He was born July 1, 1938, in Coldwater, to William and Charlotte (Sours) Brown. Lee married Joyce Hearld, Nov. 27, 1968, in Sturgis. He served with the U.S. Army from 1962-1964. He enjoyed classic cars and racing cars at Butler Speedway ...

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June Hendrix, 89

June R. Hendrix, 89, of White Pigeon, Mich., died Thursday, June 25, 2009 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis after a short illness. She was born June 22, 1920, in Sturgis, a daughter to Ray A. and Della M. (Grimes) Jones. She lived in the White Pigeon area all of her life. She married Joe Kolter, and he preceded her in ...

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