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Lillian Hofmeister, 95

Lillian L. Hofmeister, age 95, of Constantine, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at Bickford Cottage.  She was born May 26, 1920, to Elmer and Neva (Nelson) Clark, at their home south of Corey, MI in Cass County. She attended Laneville rural school and Constantine Schools, graduating in 1937.  She received her 2-year teaching certificate in 1938 from Cass County Normal in …

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Carl Hammond, 92

Carl Floyd “Ham” Hammond, 92, passed away on Nov. 17, 2015, in his home. Born in Kalamazoo, he was the son of the late Arthur and Sylvia Hammond and husband to the late Frances Hammond. He was a retired Master Chief Petty Officer from the U.S. Navy and a veteran of WWII and Korea. He graduated Three Rivers High School …

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Nicholas Russell, 32

Nicholas Jay Russell, age 32, of Three Rivers, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. He was born in Syracuse, NY on May 18, 1983 the son of Michael A. and Anne (Bradt) Russell. He graduated from Liverpool High School in New York and has been a resident of Michigan since 2001. Nicholas was married to …

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Irene Neidlinger, 78

Irene M. Neidlinger “Mrs. Irene,” beloved by many, passed away suddenly on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 at her home. She was born in Chicago, Ill. on Aug. 26, 1937 to John and Barbara Geier. Irene moved to Three Rivers as a toddler. She attended Immaculate Conception School and graduated from Three Rivers High School with the class of 1955. On …

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Betty McKenzie, 76


Betty Lou McKenzie, age 76, of Three Rivers, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at the Riverview Manor with her husband and family at her side. She was born on September 11, 1939 in Eau Claire, MI., the daughter of the late Thomas J. and Martha Rose (Archer) Kent. Betty and her husband Terril “Terry” …

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Carl Stuby, 88

Carl J. Stuby, age 88, of Centreville, passed away Friday, November 13th, 2015 at Three Rivers Health.  He was born in Sherman Township on July 15, 1927, a son of Leo and Ella (Ott) Stuby.  Carl graduated from Centreville High School in 1945 and went on to serve in the U.S. Army from 1950-1952 in the 2nd Armored Division.  On May 9, …

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