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John Hostetler, 68


John L. Hostetler, age 68, of Colon, passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his family, after several months of failing health. John was born June l5, 1948, in Sturgis, a son of Levi and Edna (Hochstetler) Hostetler. John had served in the U.S. Army. He had made his home in the Colon area for the …

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Jim Tullos, 84

James Walter Tullos, age 84, of Sturgis, passed away Saturday morning, Aug. 27, 2016, at Life Care Center of Las Vegas in Las Vegas. He was born April 6, 1932, in Mississippi, a son of the late Leslie and Johnnie (Caulwell) Tullos. Jim resided in Sturgis since 1953, coming from Mississippi. On Sept. 20, 1955, he married Jean Dingman in …

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Suzy Keller, 58

Carol Sue “Suzy” Keller entered eternal rest on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Borgess Medical Center. She was born on January 6th, 1958 to the Henry and Viola (Ely) Keller. Suzy has been a lifelong resident of Three Rivers. She graduated from Three Rivers High School with the class of 1976 and later received her degree from Davenport College. She …

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Richard Leer, 86

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Richard M. Leer, age 86, of Marcellus, MI and Apache Jct. AZ passed from this life on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at his home in Marcellus, MI. Richard was born on September 17, 1929 in Middlebury IN. He was the eighth child of Hiram Elvin and Macy (Yoder) Leer. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Clayton Tom, Ira …

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Smiley Johnson, 78


LeRoy A. “Smiley” Johnson, 78, of South Bend, Ind., passed away at 10:55 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 at his home. He was born on June 5, 1938 in Constantine to the late William T. and Dora L. (Norton) Johnson Sr. On Dec. 31, 1958 in Franklin, Ky., he was united in marriage to the former Mary Carpenter. Smiley is …

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Phil Dobyns, 62


Mr. Phillip C. Dobyns, age 62, of Three Rivers, passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2016 after a courageous and hard fought battle with cancer.  Phil was born on April 12, 1954 in Kalamazoo, the son of the late Robert D. and Elva E. (McLean) Dobyns. After many travels of life Phil then shared them with his wife, family and …

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