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Bud Krawczak, 78

Francis “Bud” Stanley Krawczak passed away on Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at Heartland Healthcare due to complications related to vascular dementia. Bud was born on August 14th, 1937 in Saginaw, Michigan to Stanley and Adeline (Mrozinski) Krawczak. He married Mary Ellen Oldenburg and together they had four children. He worked at the Saginaw Grey Iron Foundry for twenty-four years before …

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Eddie Bowman, 47

Eddie F. Bowman, 47, of White Pigeon, died Saturday, July 30, 2016, at his home. Cremation has taken place. A memorial services will held at a later date. Arrangements are by Farrand Funeral Home of White Pigeon.

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Alec McKelvey, 78


Alec J. McKelvey, age 78, of Colon, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. Alec was born Sept. 30, 1937, in Newberry, Mich., a son to the late Floyd and Mary Elizabeth (LeBel) McKelvey. On Nov. 4, 1978, he married Diane (Ward) Stevens in Sturgis. Alec graduated from Newberry High School and later from the …

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Roger Schmidtendorff, 86

Roger L. Schmidtendorff, 86, of Mottville Township, White Pigeon, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at his home, following a short illness. He was born July 7, 1930, in Fabius Township, a son of Lawrence and Edith (Kennedy) Schmidtendorff. He was a Mottville resident since 1954, coming from Jones. Roger was a machinist, employed 15 years by Burr Oak Tool and …

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Lester Hummel, 89

Lester R. Hummel, 89, of Mottville Township, White Pigeon, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Sturgis Hospital, following a short illness. He was born June 16, 1927, in Constantine, a son of Lester B. and Velma (Shyne) Hummel. He lived most of his life in southwest Michigan and winters in Florida. He was employed as an electrician for Jerry Krull …

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Richard Almasi, 78

Richard E. Almasi, 78, of Shipshewana, Ind., died Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Kindred Valley View Nursing Home in Elkhart, after a five-week illness. He was born May 10, 1938, in White Pigeon, a son of Frank G. and Mary E. (Welker) Almasi Sr. Richard was a Shipshewana and White Pigeon area resident all his life. He was a veteran …

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