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Brian Wise, 42

Brian Scott Wise, age 42, a talented woodworker of Three Rivers, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at his home. He was born April 17, 1966, in Detroit, a son to Robert and Elizabeth Jane (Stiles) Wise. His early life was spent in Sturgis, where he attended Sturgis High School. Brian had lived several years in the Detroit area, ...

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Roy Peterson, 68

Albert M. “Roy” Peterson, age 68, of Sturgis, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at the Veterans Hospital in Ann Arbor. He was born Oct. 17, 1941, in Birmingham, Ala., a son of the late Alden W. and Janet (Chalmers) Peterson. Roy had resided in Sturgis since 1954, coming from Evanston, Ill., and was a graduate of Sturgis High School ...

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Donna Vogel, 73

Donna Jean Vogel, age 73, of Mesick, and formerly of Sherwood, passed away Nov. 3, 2009, in Cadillac. Visitations will be today at the Schipper Funeral Home LTD. in Colon.  Graveside Services and burial will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Sherwood Cemetery in Sherwoood.  Arrangements by Schipper Funeral Home in Colon

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Buster Lantz, 95

Millard S. “Buster” Lantz, 95, of White Pigeon, died at 9:25 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at Elkhart General Hospital. He was born Aug. 4, 1914, to Lester H. and Amanda (Detweiler) Lantz in St. Joseph County, Ind. On March 6, 1937, he married Helen M. Griffin in Goshen. She died July 25, 2002. He is survived by three daughters, ...

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Joe Meringa, 83

Marinus “Joe” Meringa Jr., 83, passed away Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009 in Kalamazoo. He was born April 4, 1926 in Grand Rapids. He moved to Three Rivers with his family in 1940 where his father opened Reen’s Supermarket. Joe joined the United States Navy the same year he graduated from Three Rivers High School, June 6, 1944. After serving in ...

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Nora Ringler, 78

Nora E. Ringler, age 78, of White Pigeon, passed away early Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 3, 2009, in White Pigeon Township, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. The family would like to express their thanks to God that there were no other injuries in the accident. She was born Sept. 23, 1931, in Coldwater, a daughter of the late ...

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