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Kiyana McNeal, 4


Kiyana Kyree McNeal, age 4, of Sturgis, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016 at her home. She was born in Kalamazoo on January 30, 2012, a daughter of Jacey McNeal Wolkins and Gerald Johnson. Kiyana was her mom’s shadow. She loved to sing and dance and loved learning new things. She was most recently learning to play the keyboard and …

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Roary Sanford, 18


Roark (Roary) was born April 1, 1998, in Kalamazoo, and was taken from us suddenly on Oct. 22, 2016 at the age of 18½. Roark resided in Kalamazoo and attended Mattawan High School. He wanted to be a veterinarian. Roark loved animals and had a way with them that spoke to the soul. He was a man with a loving, …

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Lydia Martin, 91

Lydia Marie Martin, 91, White Pigeon, died on Saturday, October 22, 2016, at her home. She was born on August 20, 1925 in Columbia City, IN, a daughter of George and Ethel (Smith) Hawn. On February 21, 1948 Lydia married Cleo Martin in Columbia City, IN. He preceded her in death December 30, 2006. She worked at Door Products in …

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Barbara Lambdin, 64


Barbara Ann Lambdin, age 64, of White Pigeon Twp., died Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Borgess-Pipp Hospital in Plainwell. She was born March 10, 1952 in Clarksville, TN, a daughter of George and Leala (Rye) Ray. Barbara enjoyed gardening, knitting, cooking, and caring for her family. Surviving are her daughter Tesa Rance, Kalamazoo, son Paul (Sarah) Webb, White Pigeon, George …

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Rod Howard, 66

Rodney Andrew Howard, age 66, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Rod was born on Dec. 17th, 1949 in Adrian, MI., the son of the late Andy and Elizabeth (Cox) Howard. Mr. Howard grew up in the Adrian, MI. area and served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam …

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Ralph Bushman, 74

Ralph Leo Bushman, age 74, of Three Rivers passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016.  He was born on September 28, 1942 the son of Frances and Doris Bushman. In accordance with family wishes cremation will be conducted and there will be no public services at this time. Memorial donations may be directed to Michiana Guardianship.  Envelopes available at the funeral …

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