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Ralph Bushman, 74

Ralph Leo Bushman, age 74, of Three Rivers passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016.  He was born on September 28, 1942 the son of Frances and Doris Bushman. In accordance with family wishes cremation will be conducted and there will be no public services at this time. Memorial donations may be directed to Michiana Guardianship.  Envelopes available at the funeral …

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Diana Tompkins, 54

Diana Lynn Tompkins, age 54, of Coldwater, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 at her home. She was born in Ionia, MI on July 4, 1962 the daughter of George A. and Monalene (Wilson) Mansmith. She attended Ionia and Brighton Elementary Schools and graduated from Coldwater High School in 1980. She resided briefly in White Pigeon and worked at a wholesale …

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Animal Control officer resigns

St. Joseph County Animal Control Officer Josh Shook announced he is resigning to take advantage of an employment opportunity elsewhere. During Wednesday’s meeting of the Animal Control Advisory Board, Shook said he was presented an opportunity that would put his family in a stronger place financially. Shook said it wasn’t a decision he made easily. Shook, who joined the department …

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White Pigeon village president attended final meeting

An icon in White Pigeon municipal government took part in his final village council meeting Wednesday. Dan Czajkowski was honored earlier in the evening for his 30 years as a village council member. He served the past 14 years as village president. With a two-year term to the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners already secured and beginning in January, …

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Bill Dobrowolski, 66


William “Bill” C. Dobrowolski, age 66, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at his home.  Bill was born in Three Rivers on March 27, 1950, a son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Darish) Dobrowolski.  He graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1968 and went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree and Teaching Certificate from the University of Detroit.  Bill later …

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