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Elva Palmer, 89


Mrs. Elva May Palmer, age 89, of Three Rivers, formerly of Battle Creek, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at her home with her family at her side.  She was born in Three Rivers, MI., on September 8, 1926 the daughter of the late Edmund and Nellie (Ash) Smallcombe. Elva attended Three Rivers Schools and graduated with the …

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Donna Hendricks, 65

Donna J. Hendricks, 65, of Sturgis, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, following an extended illness. She was born July 1, 1950, in Three Rivers, a daughter of Harold G. and B. Juanita (Schultz) Wesse. She was a resident of Sturgis since 2009, coming from Centreville and White Pigeon, where she graduated high school. …

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Jeff Schwartz, 41

Jeffrey A. Schwartz, age 41, of Burr Oak, died unexpectedly on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at his home. Jeff was born in Kalamazoo, November 8, 1974 to Wayne Schwartz and Carolyn Allen. He graduated from Centreville High School in 1993. Jeff attended Glen Oaks Community College and later graduated from Ferris State University with a Nuclear Medicine Technician degree. He …

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Stephen Grusell, 36

Stephen R. Grusell, age 36, of Kalamazoo, passed away unexpectedly Friday, May 27, 2016 at home. He was born June 30, 1979 in Montreal, Quebec the son of John Luther Grusell and Susan Fournier. On April 20, 2011 he married Victoria A. Owens, who survives. He was self employed as a maintenance person. He enjoyed watching movies, Star Wars, walking …

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Dale Tavernier, 79


Dale Henry Tavernier, age 79, of Three Rivers passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, May 23, 2016 at his home.  He was born in Three Rivers on July 9, 1936 the son of Chester and Lillian (Zerby) Tavernier. Dale was a graduate of Three Rivers High School.  He served in the National Guard for eight years.  Dale …

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Janice Sherry, 78

Janice Louise Sherry, age 78, died on Monday, May 23, 2016. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hohner Funeral Home.

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