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Bud Boes, 82

Clinton Augustus “Bud” Boes, age 82 of Sturgis, passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 8, 2009, at Sturgis Hospital. He was born Aug. 14, 1927, in Fawn River Township, a son to the late Orval and Florence (Bell) Boes. On Nov. 27, 1948, he married Charlene M. Wisler at the First United Methodist Church in Sturgis. He was involved in the ...

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Eunice Jones, 90

Eunice R. Jones, age 90, formerly of Colon, passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, at Munson Healthcare in Traverse City.  Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Schipper Funeral Home in Colon.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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Frances Menges, 89

Frances (Sherman) Menges, age 89, of Elkhart, Indiana and a former long time Sturgis resident passed away early Wednesday morning October 7, 2009 at the Golden Living Center in Elkhart. She was born October 21, 1919 in Vincennes, Indiana a daughter to the late Earl and Emma (Inkemier) Ellis. Mrs. Menges retired from Keeslar and Emerson in Sturgis where she ...

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Sonny Chorba, 62

George L. “Sonny” Chorba, Jr.  age 62, of Jones, passed away Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, following injuries sustained in a mowing accident.  He was born in Niles on July 9, 1947,  a son of George  and Harriet (Everman) Chorba, Sr. Sonny graduated from Constantine High School. He worked as a truck driver at Postle ...

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Dick Dahlman, 71

Richard “Dick”  James Dahlman Sr., age 71, of Lake Templene, passed away on Sunday morning Oct. 4, 2009 surrounded by family, following a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born on Oct. 10, 1937 in Matteson, IL. The son of Walter Dahlman Sr. and Violet (Nelson) Dahlman. Dick graduated from Rich East High School in 1955.  He was employed for ...

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Diane Yancy, 59

Diane M. Yancy, age 59, of Three Rivers, died late Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, at her home following a long illness. She was born in Mendon on Dec. 8, 1949, the daughter of Duaine and Dorothy (McClish) Phillips. Diane attended Mendon Schools and graduated from Three Rivers High School. She was married to Henry L. Yancy in Kalamazoo on March ...

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