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Harriett Rowlson, 80

Harriett F. Rowlson, age 80, of rural Colon, passed away at the Glenn Arbor Hospice Residence in Battle Creek. Harriett was born Nov. 28, 1937, in Hillsdale, a daughter of the late Basil and Lucille (Clark) Van Wormer. She had made her home in the Colon area for most of her life and had worked for Colmer Company from 1966 …

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Shirley Hale, 82

Shirley Ann Hale, age 82, of Elkhart, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018 at Center for Hospice Care in Elkhart. She was born on August 2, 1935 in Albion, IN. She attended schools in Elkhart. On December 24, 1952, Shirley married Edward Hale in Elkhart. He preceded her in death December 27, 1992. Shirley enjoyed reading, crochet, bingo, sewing, …

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Marinda Tullos, 67

Marinda Kay Tullos, age 67, of Burr Oak, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at her home. She was born Dec. 5, 1950, a daughter of the late Ray O. and Grace Marguerite (Haney) Bauder. Marinda resided in the Burr Oak and Sturgis area most of her life. She was a homemaker and enjoyed playing cards and watching television and …

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Michelle Hoffman, 55

Michelle Ann Hoffman, age 55, of Sturgis, passed away Monday morning, Feb. 5, 2018, at Fairview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Centreville. She was born June 15, 1962, in Buffalo, N.Y., a daughter of the late Michael and Marlene (Hall) Hoffman. Michelle resided in the Sturgis area most of her life. She is survived by a daughter, Samantha (Michel) Moser of …

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Jack Barton, 77

Jack G. Barton, age 77, of Colon, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, with his sweetheart of 30 years by his side, at Three Rivers Health. Jack was born Jan. 15, 1941, in Sturgis, a son of the late Gordon D. and Iva M. (Snow) Barton. He had made his home in Colon most of his life, graduating from Colon …

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Bobbie Whittington, 94

Bobbie Brown Whittington, age 94, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 3, 2018 surrounded by her family. Bobbie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a gracious southern lady and loved her family and friends. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, cooking, and many other activities. She was an excellent role model and teacher who will be deeply missed. …

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Walter Burkhardt, 91

Walter A. Burkhardt, age 91, of Columbia, MD,apassed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Brighton Gardens Assisted Living Facility in Columbia, MD. He was born November 25, 1926 in Illinois, a son of Albert and Ida (Houseman) Burkhardt. Walter grew up in Highwood, IL where he graduated from high school.  He went onto school further to become an electrical draftsman …

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George Classen, 89

George F. Classen, age 89, of Sturgis, passed away Sunday morning, Feb. 4, 2018, at the Birch’s of Leonidas, in Leonidas. He was born Sept. 23, 1928, in Meade, Kan., son of the late Jacob R. and Anna (Friesen) Classen. Mr. Classen resided in Sturgis since 1971 coming from Walnut Hill, Fla. On July 23, 1948, he married Bertha F. …

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Richard Crandall, 72

Richard Lawrence Crandall, age 72, of Three Rivers, passed peacefully at home on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born in Richmond, IN, on April 6, 1945, the son of Noah and Blanche (Cosgrove) Crandall. Mr. Crandall served his country in the U.S. Army and met his beloved wife, Sussan (Kyong) Crandall in Seoul, Korea, where …

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Rich Clark, 90

Richard H. Clark, 90, of Centreville, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018 . He was born in Parkville Township October 2, 1927, a son of William and Marie (Phillips) Clark. Rich went to Centreville Public Schools. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. from 1946-1947. On October 20, 1948 he married Mary Jane Fitch. She preceded him in …

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