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Marie McCallie, 78

Marie McCallie, age 78, went to be with her Lord on Friday, Jan. 16th, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 21, 1936 in Searcy, Arkansas the daughter of the late George Ray and Lena Modena (Martin) Neal. Mrs. McCallie has been a long time member of the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. She loved to cook …

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JR Spearow, 62

Wayne Arthur “JR” Spearow, Jr., age 62, of White Pigeon, passed away Thursday, January 15th, 2015 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.  JR was born in Elkhart on July 27, 1952, a son of Wayne Arthur and Phyllis Ann (Collins) Spearow, Sr.  He attended Elkhart Schools.  JR worked as a truck driver for many local companies.  He loved sports, cartoon …

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Dean Rice, 93

Dean Robert Rice, 93, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at Fairview Living Center in Centreville, where had been a resident for the past four years. Dean was born in Three Rivers on Feb. 5, 1921, the son of Henry and Verna (VanNordstrand) Rice. Dean had lived his entire life in the Three Rivers area. …

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Richard Oates, 84

Richard Eugene Oates, age 84, of Long Lake, Colon, passed away Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Christa (Lambrecht) Oates; dear father of Connie (Brian) Demkowicz, Charlotte (Sean) Kelly, Dan Oates, Marianne (Tim) Loso and Jennifer Bowman; loving grandfather of 21 grandchildren; brother of Paul (Kathy) and Gene (Vivian) Oates; brother-in-law of Maxine Oates, Thea (Udo) …

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Greg Paxton, 44

Gregory A. Paxton, age 44, of Three Rivers, passed away early Monday morning, Jan. 13, 2015, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born April 28, 1970, in Three Rivers, a son of Arden and Bonita (Battaglino) Paxton. Greg resided in Oxnard, Calif., and was a graduate of Oxnard High School with the class of 1988. He returned …

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Laura Neamen, 89

Laura May Neamen, age 89, of Three Rivers, MI passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2015 after a recent illness. She was born July 9, 1925 in Mishawaka, IN the daughter of Raymond F. and Marie F. (Smith) Johnson. She was raised in Edwardsburg, MI by her maternal grandparents Theodore and Samantha Smith. On July 23, 1944 in Elkhart, IN she …

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