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Ronald Thompson, 75

Ronald Thompson, age 75, died on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Graveside Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 7, 2016 at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI. Arrangements by Hohner Funeral Home.

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Wayne McLauchlin, 85


Wayne McLauchlin, age 85, of Sturgis, passed away early Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 27, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family following an extended illness. He was born May 30, 1931, in Sturgis, Mich., son of the late Garnard and Myrtle (Wittenberg) McLauchlin. Wayne was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of …

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Chris Calhoun, 39


Christopher Phillip Calhoun, age 39, of Sturgis, Mich.,passed away Sunday morning, Sept. 25, 2016, in Sturgis. He was born Jan. 20, 1977, in Palos Hills, Ill., son of Joseph Glen and Cheryl Ann (Hoessler) Calhoun. Chris resided in the Sturgis and LaGrange, Ind., area since 2003 coming from Chicago. He had been employed by Grumman Olson in Sturgis and also …

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Paul Alber, 63

Paul E. Alber, age 63, of Sturgis, passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, unexpectedly from injuries he received in an automobile accident. Visitations will be Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Schipper Funeral Home LTD. in Colon. Funeral services will be Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Khankham Luangrath, 62


Khankham Luangrath, age 62, Sturgis, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 at his home. He was born in Vientiane, Laos on June 25, 1954, to Feune and Peing Luangrath. An area resident since 1981, Khankham worked at Glen Oaks Community College, Sturgis Foundry Corporation for 20 years, and Pennzoni Display in Sturgis since 2006. He enjoyed fixing things, was a great …

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Terry Saddison, 68


Terry Lee Saddison, age 68, of Sturgis, passed away unexpectedly Saturday afternoon, Sept. 24, 2016, at the St. Joseph County fairgrounds in Centreville, Mich. He was born March 2, 1948 in Sturgis, Mich., son of the late Vern and Dorothy Saddison. Terry was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1967. In …

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