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Bill Fries, 74

William Thomas “Bill” Fries, age 74, of Vicksburg, died Sunday, March 26, 2017 at his home. He was born in Ft. Wayne, IN on June 21, 1942 the son of Thomas Adolph and Betty Marie (Brennen) Fries. The family moved to Southwest Michigan when he was very young and he attended schools here. Bill had worked at Clarage Fan Co. …

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Debra Smith, 56

Debra L. Smith, age 56, of Dowagiac, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at home. She was born October 10, 1960 in Niles, MI the daughter of Stevins George and Arlene Ann (Lundgren) Brown. On September 26, 1981 in Niles, MI she married Curtis L. Smith who survives. Debra graduated from Niles High School in 1978. She worked 27 years …

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Bill McClain, 82

William S. McClain, age 82, of Constantine, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born November 27, 1934 in White Pigeon, a son of William and Edna Mae (Simpson) McClain Bill attended Constantine Schools with the class of 1954. He served in the United States Army, stationed in Alaska. On October 7, …

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Peggy Wilson, 87

Peggy J. Wilson, age 87, died on Friday, March 24, 2017. Arrangements are pending at Hohner Funeral Home.

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Pamela Stewart, 58

Pamela Sue (Rhodes) Stewart received her angel wings on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at her home. She was born on February 22, 1959 in Three Rivers, MI the daughter of Richard and Lillian (Hard) Rhodes. She enjoyed watching kids play, laughing, and watching hummingbirds and butterflies. Pamela and husband Frank also enjoyed spending time and taking care of their dogs, …

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Rodger Hooker, 76

Rodger L. Hooker, age 76, of Constantine, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 at his home. He was born July 24, 1940 in Mason, MI a son of Franklin and Edna (Ripley) Hooker. He served in the US Army for 4 years and National Guard for 2 years. Rodger married Jennie L. Carter December 18, 1965 in Centreville. He …

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