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Mahlon Scofield, 80

Mahlon J. Scofield, age 80, of Colon, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015, at his home after an extended illness. Mahlon was born July 28, 1934, in Vicksburg, a son to the late John and Edith (Brockway) Scofield. His early years were spent in Vicksburg, where he graduated from Vicksburg High School and later furthered his education at Glen Oaks …

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Paul Williams, 84

Williams obit

Paul Bryce Williams, age 84, of Three Rivers, passed away on Thursday, May 21,2015 at Borgess Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was born on Oct. 12, 1930 in Granville, NY., the son of the late Joseph and Thelma (Roberts) Williams. Paul spent the majority of his life in the Chicago, IL., area. Paul served his country in the …

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Kate Smith, 88

J. Catherine “Kate” Smith, 88, formerly of Three Rivers, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in Melbourne, Fla. Kate was born on July 20, 1926 in Ludington. After high school she attended Mercy School of Nursing in Muskegon. She worked as a Registered Nurse at Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo and for Drs. Raymond and Charles Zimont in Constantine. She married …

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Maxine Stienbarger, 83

E. Maxine Stienbarger, age 83, of Mendon, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, May 21, 2015. She was born in LaGrange, IN on June 17, 1931 the oldest of five children born to Garlan R. and Reva (Haney) Gose. Maxine was a 1949 graduate of Mendon High School. She was married to Wayne L. Stienbarger on Jan. 8, 1950 …

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Clifford Ditmer, Jr., 58

Clifford Merle Ditmer, Jr., age 58, of Nottawa, and formerly of Burr Oak, lost his hard-fought battle with cancer Saturday, May 16, 2015, at home, surrounded by his family. Clifford was born Nov. 3, 1956, in Sturgis, a son of Clifford Merle Ditmer Sr. and Dale (Woodman) Webster. Survivors include his loving wife, Loreane (Conley) Ditmer of Nottawa; his mother; …

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Harriet Altland, 92

Harriet Emeline Altland, formerly of White Pigeon, died March 15, 2015, in Mancos, Colo. She was born Dec. 12, 1922, in Centreville to Millard Roland and Bessie Elizabeth (Brown) Snow. She graduated from Centreville High School and then St. Camillus School of Nursing at Borgess in Kalamazoo in 1945. In 1947, she married the love of her life, William J. …

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