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Norm Roush, 81

Norman Roush, 81, of Grand Haven, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Norm was born Aug. 1, 1932 to Harry and Louise (Gross) Roush in Benton Harbor. He married Mary Black on June 12, 1963. She preceded him in death. In his leisure time Norm enjoyed golfing, traveling and bowling with his buddies on his men’s league. Norm also enjoyed ... Read More »

Elaine Davidson, 85

Elaine Cecilia (Jenssen) Davidson, a Sturgis resident since 1951, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2014, at Thurston Woods Village. She had been a resident at the Villa and then the nursing home, living with various stages of dementia since 2008. She could be seen visiting with people on the couch in the foyer for hours at a time. She ... Read More »

Melissa Wolf, 46

Melissa Gail Wolf, age 46, of Centreville, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. She was born July 15, 1967, in Sturgis, a daughter of Billie Guy and Faye (Eichorn) Kerschner. Melissa was a lifelong resident of the Sturgis and Centreville area. On Dec. 5, 1988, she married John Wolf in LaGrange, Ind. Melissa was ... Read More »

Alberta Dowty, 96

Alberta M. Dowty, age 96, of Brighton, and formerly of Sturgis passed away peacefully late Friday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born Nov. 12, 1917, in Sturgis, a daughter of the late Bert and Isabell (Porter) Parker, longtime First Presbyterian Church members. Mrs. Dowty resided nearly her entire life in Sturgis, moving ... Read More »

Jean Ware, 62

Jean Williams Ware, age 62, of Klinger Lake, Sturgis, Michigan passed away Friday morning January 17, 2014 at her home. She was born June 30, 1951 in Wauseon, Ohio daughter of Donald and Grace (Willson) Williams. Her early life and growing up years was lived in Delta, Ohio. Jean was living and working in Chicago when she built a home ... Read More »

William Carver, Jr.

William M. Carver, Jr., resident of Lombard, Ill., beloved husband of the late Janice F., nee Van Slyke; loving father of William (Julie), John (Julie) and Michael; proud grandfather of Will, Jennifer, Matthew and Jeremy; dear brother of the later Eleanor (the late Keith) Littleton. Visitation Wednesday, Jan. 22, 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a funeral service at 7 ... Read More »