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June Chenoweth, 81

June Joann Chenoweth, age 81, of Marcellus died Friday, June 26, 2015 at her residence. She was born October 24, 1933 in Dowagiac, MI to Harold & Edna Chiddister Bates. On October 8, 1955, She Married Elmer “Dutch” G. Chenoweth who preceded her in death on September 30, 2002. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newberg …

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Don Bent, 81

Donald Dean Bent, 81, of Three Rivers, passed away on Thursday, June 25th at the Heartland Healthcare Center. He was born on March 15, 1934 in Marcellus, the son of the late John and Edith (James) Bent. Mr. Bent has been a life long resident of Marcellus and Three Rivers. On June 20th, 1953 he was united in marriage to …

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Gerald Lefler, 71

In loving memory of Gerald Edwin Lefler, 71, of Roanoke, VA who passed away on Monday, June 22, 2015. He was a 1962 graduate of Three Rivers High School.  He retired from Roanoke College as the Head Grounds Keeper. Jerry loved taking care of his pond and working outside. He is survived by his wife, Sandie Lefler; daughter, Cassie Lefler; …

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Joshua Leason, 32

Mr. Joshua Brady Leason, age 32, of Okemos, MI., passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the University of Michigan Hospital. He was born on April 8, 1983 in Mishawaka, IN., the son of David Leason and Lori (Juroff) Maggert. Josh grew up in Dowagiac, Michigan graduating from High School in 2001. He attended Central Michigan University where …

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Darren Shepard, 29

Darren Robert Shepard, age 29, of Three Rivers, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at his home. He was born on Sept. 13, 1985 in Three Rivers to the late David J. Sr. and Sandra K. (Bainbridge) Charon. Darren was also preceded in death by his grandparents William and Mardith Bainbridge. He leaves to cherish his memory, brothers, …

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Jack Ruple, 83

Charles “Jack” Allen Ruple, 83, of Donnell Lake, Vandalia, passed away on Monday, June 15, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Sept. 30, 1931 in Kalamazoo the son of the late Charles Kenneth and Mary M. (Ickes) Ruple. Jack has been a resident of southwest Michigan his entire life. He honorably served his …

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