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George Benes, 83

George Frank Benes, age 83, of Colon, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Battle Creek VA Medical Center. George was born March 1, 1934, in Brocket, N.D., a son of the late John and Frances (Slamel) Benes. He had served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. George graduated in 1968 from Loyola University in Chicago with …

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Marilyn Frazier, 71

Marilyn Jean Fraizer, 71, of Three Rivers passed away on Sunday, April 30th, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born a triplet along with her brother William and sister Linda of February 28th, 1946 to Delbert and Edythe (Rice) Cooley. She grew up most of her life in Warren, Ohio where she attended school until …

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Mary Anna Borntreger, 82

Mary Anna Borntreger, age 82, of Centreville, died on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Heartland Nursing Home, Three Rivers. She was born October 19, 1934 in Arthur, IL a daughter of Jacob and Lizzie ( Yoder) Plank. On October 19, 1954 she married Joseph Borntreger in Arthur, IL. Mary Anna was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who cherished …

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Ben Wagner, 64

Benjamin Alan Wagner, 64, died on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at his home in Mendon, following a brief illness. He was born May 26, 1952, in Sturgis, the first child of Richard and Barbara (Rissman) Wagner. Ben graduated from Sturgis High School in 1970. He worked primarily as a golf course groundskeeper. He is survived by a daughter, Amanda (Dane) …

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Eileen Mostrom, 99

Eileen L. Mostrom, 99, of rural Sturgis, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at her home on Big Fish Lake. She was born in Chicago on November 10, 1917, a daughter of Joseph and Minnie (Brown) Manny. She graduated from Lindblom High School, Chicago, in 1935. On September 26, 1936, she married Eric Mostrom in …

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Stub Cossairt, 85

Therman L. “Stub” Cossairt, age 85, of Colon, passed away, Friday, April 28, 2017, at his home. Stub was born Feb. 1, 1932, in Colon, a son of the late Therman L. and Pauline (Bargo) Cossairt Sr. Stub had served in the U.S. Army with the 24th Infantry during the Korean War. On Nov. 22, 1952, he married Dorothy A. …

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