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Marvin Miller, 71

Marvin D. Miller, age 71, of Centreville, died Sunday April 22, 2018, at his home. Marvin was born July 23, 1946, in Sturgis, a son to the late David P. and Barbara (Bontrager) Miller. On Oct. 24, 1974, he married Clara Borkholder. Marvin had farmed and owned and operated Green Valley Harness and Welding in Centreville. He was a member …

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Chuck Crossgrove, 88

Charles O. “Chuck” Crossgrove, age 88, of Constantine, died Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Borgess Medical Center. He was born in Three Rivers on Jan. 11, 1930 the son of John B. and Emily Jane (Hooker) Crossgrove and was a lifetime resident of the area. After serving in the US Army, Chuck was employed at the Three Rivers and Constantine …

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Kathryn Stienbarger, 93

Kathryn Elberta Stienbarger, age 93, of Mendon died Friday, April 20, 2018 at The Birches of Leonidas where she had resided the past six years. She was born in Three Rivers on Oct. 17, 1924 the daughter of Leon T. and Frances (Bloom) Buchner. Kathryn graduated from Mendon High School with the Class of 1943. She was married to Hal …

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Joyce Fosdick, 78

Joyce Ann Fosdick, age 78, Kokomo, Ind. passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Century Villa Health Care in Greentown, Ind. She was born Sept. 15, 1939, in Battle Creek, to Julius and Florence (Hill) Carlson. On Feb. 4, 1956, she married Roger Eugene Fosdick, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 7, 2007. She was a member of …

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Dan Frew, 81

Daniel Ray Frew, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Daniel was born on Aug. 8, 1937 to Lawson Hannah Frew and Elizabeth Marie Freshour in Sullivan, Ind. He attended Sullivan High School and Indiana University where he received a doctorate in optometry. On Aug. 23, 1959, he married Leah Kay Lund and on Dec. 16, 1960 their …

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Anna Chiddister, 79

Anna L. (Swartz) Chiddister, age 79, of Marcellus, passed away peacefully from this life the morning of March 9, 2018.  She was surrounded and supported by loving family, friends, and caregivers during the last days of her life. Anna was born on July 26, 1938 in Cook County, IL the daughter of Ernest and Mary (Tomiser) Gehrig.  She was the youngest of …

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Swayne Swinehart, 72

Dwayne L. Swinehart, age 72, of Washington, Ind., passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018. Born Feb. 25, 1946, in Three Rivers, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Ella Maude (Bean) Schultz. He attended Three Rivers Schools and later graduated from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. He married Jean F. (Felch) on Dec. 20, 1966. Dwayne retired from …

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Diann Davenport, 73

Diann Lois Davenport, age 73, of Centreville passed away on March 31, 2018 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Sebring, FL. She was born on April 29, 1944 in Three Rivers to Harry and Lois Mitts and was a 1962 graduate of Three Rivers High School. She was united in marriage to Larry L. Davenport, Sr. on October 26, …

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Jim Korkinsky, 85

James Donald Korkinsky, age 85, of Kalamazoo, died Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Borgess Medical Center Emergency Room. He was born in Battle Creek on June 6, 1932 the son of Evan John and Arlene (Monroe) Korkinsky. Jim graduated from Lakeview High School and was a 30-year employee of Clark Equipment. Following his retirement, he worked briefly at Meijer, …

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George Tyler, 59

George L. Tyler, age 59, of Sturgis, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, April 15, 2018, at his home. He was born Nov. 10, 1958, in Kalamazoo. On Dec. 27, 1987, he married Grace Irene Salton in Parchment. She preceded him in death Oct. 24, 2012. George moved to Burr Oak in 1987 and to Sturgis in 1997. He was employed as …

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