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Bill Eicholtz, 75

Billie Eugene Eicholtz, age 75, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 at his adult foster care home in Portage. He was born in Sherman Township on Jan. 28, 1941 the son of Clyde D. and Caroline M. (Schaffer) Eicholtz. He had worked at the ARCH Workshop in Centreville. Bill loved attending the St. Joseph County Fair each year, and especially enjoyed …

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Duane Baldwin, Jr., 67

Duane “Skip” H. Baldwin, Jr., age 67, of Constantine, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at his home. He was born on August 26, 1948 in Three Rivers, a son of Duane and Margaret (Bender) Baldwin, Sr. Duane graduated from Constantine High School in 1968 and went on to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps for 22 years. On September …

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Marcos Andaverde, 45

Marcos Dario “Booboo” Andaverde, age 45, of Sturgis, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at Sturgis Hospital. He was born April 5, 1970, in Sturgis, a son of Librado and Nicolasa (Tejada) Andaverde Sr. Marcos had resided in Sturgis his entire life. He graduated from Sturgis High School with the class of 1988. He loved spending time with his family …

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Thelma Coghlin

Thelma (Seager) Coghlin

Thelma (Seager) Coghlin passed in the comfort of her home in Saugatuck, surrounded by love, tenderness, music, laughter and light. Thelma grew up in Shrewsbury, Mass. where she was an honors student and member of the Dramatics Club, Debate Team, Forensic League, Yearbook Staff, and the undefeated Field Hockey Team. She and her husband, Fitzmaurice Coghlin Jr., moved to Three …

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Kenneth Newton II, 33

Kenneth Eugene Newton II, age 33 of Sturgis died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born in Berrien Springs, MI on April 19, 1982 the son of Kenneth E. and Susan (Thomas) Newton, Sr. and has been a lifetime resident of Southwest Michigan. He graduated from Mendon High School with the class of 2000. …

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Adele Gray, 94


Adele M. Gray, 94, of White Pigeon, died on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at a Kalamazoo hospital. She was born Oct. 3, 1921, in South Bend, Ind., a daughter of Theron M. Saunders and Ethel (Bates) Saunders. She graduated from White Pigeon High School in 1939. On March 8, 1941, she married Everett F. Gray in White Pigeon. Adele lived …

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