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Stan Miller, 91

James S. “Stan” Miller, 91, of Battle Creek, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at The Oaks at Northpointe Woods, surrounded by his family. Stan was born Nov. 11, 1925, in Three Rivers, a son of Otto L. and Ethel (Pierce) Miller. He was a 1943 graduate of Three Rivers High School. He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Air …

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Douglas Gage, 61

Douglas L. Gage, 61, of Shipshewana, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at Farrand Funeral Home in White Pigeon. Cremation will follow.

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Ted Talbot, 89

Edward “Ted” Walpole Talbot, age 89, of Centreville, died September 25, 2017 at Heartland Health Care in Three Rivers. A Celebration of Life gathering with lunch, will be held Saturday October 14, 2017 at 12 pm at Tom and Sherry Talbot’s, 57741 Nottawa Rd., Mendon.

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John Swift, 62

John Fabian Swift, age 62, of Marcellus, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017. He was born September 13, 1955 in South Bend, the son of Glen D. and Bertha E. (Miller) Swift. He married Sally F. (Parsons) Kohler in 1979 who survives. On November 26, 1994 in Volinia he married Elaine M. Whitten who preceded him in death in 2012. John …

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Phyllis Phelps, 97

Phyllis J. Phelps, age 97, of Colon, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at Sturgis Hospital. Phyllis was born Aug. 7, 1920, in Leonidas, a daughter of the late Grover R. and Grace (Adams) Lowther. She married Harold R. Phelps. He preceded her in death June 26, 1971. She had worked as a beautician in Colon for several years and …

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Sally Coker, 72

Sally Lou Coker, age 72, of Jackson, and formerly of Sturgis, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at Highland Assisted Living & Memory Care in Jackson. She was born Dec. 1, 1944, in Burr Oak, a daughter of the late John and Blendena (Cummings) Gest. Sally was a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1962. On April …

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