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Helen Butler, 91

Helen A. Butler, age 91, of Mendon, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 at Riverview Manor in Three Rivers. She was born near Mendon on Sep. 21, 1924 the daughter of Claude L. and Katie R. (Winkleplek) Harriger and was a lifetime resident of Mendon. Helen graduated from Mendon High School with the class of 1943. She was married to Carl …

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Debbie Blue, 60


Deborah S. Blue (Debbie) of Naples, Fla. passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, after a five-month illness. She was born April 22, 1955 in Sharon, Pa. She graduated from White Pigeon High School in 1973, and graduated from Blodgett Nursing School, Grand Rapids as an RN in 1973. She worked at Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo for two years, in Saudi …

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Neil Kentner, 61


Neil P. Kentner of Bancroft, Michigan, formerly of Mason, Michigan. Neil was born on August 7, 1954 and passed away, Saturday, December 26, 2015 at the age of 61. Neil was a member of the Michigan Sheep Breeders Association and very active in 4-H and was well known throughout the United States for his judging. Neil loved the farm, minor …

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Jim Wolfinger, 55

James “Jim” Kevin Wolfinger, age 55, of Bryson City, NC, passed away on Monday, December 21, 2015 at his home. He was born September 13, 1960 in San Jose, CA, a son of George and Josephine (Mull) Wolfinger. Jim worked as a self-employed roofer in Daytona Beach, FL most of his life. He also worked with his brothers in tree and …

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Martha Merchant, 95

Martha M. (Forreider) Merchant, 95, of Kalamazoo, died Thursday evening, Dec. 24, 2015. Martha was born Aug. 26, 1920 in Sidney, Ohio a daughter of J. Isaac and Lulu (Dodson) Jones. She had been a lifelong Schoolcraft area resident and attended Sunnyside United Methodist Church. Martha was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Eugene Forreider in August …

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Bob Roberts, 90


Oliver Wendell Roberts, 90, of Leander, Texas, passed away Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 29, at Generations Church, 1461 Woodview Drive, Leander, TX 78641, under the direction of Pastor Bob Brydon. Interment with military honors will follow at 3 p.m. sharp in Central …

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