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Tom Brothers Sr., 74

Thomas Woodrow Brothers, Sr. passed away peacefully in his sleep at his beloved home on Sand Lake, surrounded by cherished friends and family on Friday, January 26, 2018. He was 74 years old and lived a full and interesting life of adventure and joy with people he loved dearly. Born on January 10, 1944 in Sturgis to Ishmael C. & …

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Jerry Bultman, 77

Jerald H. Bultman, age 77, of Dowagiac, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. He was born January 26, 1941 in Niles, MI, the son of Henry Herman and Alice Lucille (Weaver) Bultman.  On August 27, 1960 in Mishawaka,   he married Julie M. Shepard who survives. He was a member of the Marcellus V.F.W. Post 4054 and the American Legion.  …

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Betty DeHuff, 85

Betty Jane DeHuff, age 85, of South Haven, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. She was born in Mendon on Feb. 14, 1932 the daughter of Allen J. and Cora M. (Thomas) Carlisle. Betty was married to Gilbert Duane DeHuff on July 29, 1950 in Centreville and they resided in Three Rivers until Gilbert’s death on Dec. 10, 2005. Betty was …

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Jim Cary, 89

James Mac Cary, age 89, of Burr Oak, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at the home of his daughter, Sherlyn Leck, in Sturgis. James was born July 21, 1928, in Kendallville, Ind., to John Russell and Ruby Augusta (Reihm) Cary. He married Vivian L. Stukey on Oct. 24, 1949, in Howe, Ind. She preceded him in death May 23, …

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Cheryl Rodriguez, 64

Cheryl L. (Hart) Tubbs Rodriguez, age 64, of Spring, Texas, and a former Sturgis resident, passed away Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, at Houston Memorial Hospital in Houston. She was born March 11, 1953, in Sturgis, a daughter of the late Kenneth and Carolyn (Besser) Hart. Cheryl graduated from Sturgis High School with the class of 1972. She was employed for …

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Melissa Ash, 50

Melissa Marie Ash, age 50, of Three Rivers went to be with her family, and son Jake on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at home with her best friend and soul mate, husband John by her side. Melissa was an animal lover and she had seven furry kids at home. She always took care of the neighborhood cats outside. She used …

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Gloria Schrader, 92

Gloria M. Schrader, age 92, of Sturgis, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018, at her home. She was born Dec. 7, 1925, in Solvay, N.Y., a daughter of the late Henry and Florence (Cottrell) Kinder. Gloria resided in Sturgis since 1970, coming from Oswego, N.Y. On April 2, 1971, she married Eldon Schrader in Centreville. Gloria was a homemaker …

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Marilyn Gosling, 85

Marilyn Elizabeth (Anderson) Gosling, age 85, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Marilyn was the eldest daughter of Ellerth “Andy” and Eva (Hagen) Anderson, and was born in Ishpeming, Michigan on May 30, 1932. She grew up in Ishpeming, moving to White Pigeon following her graduation from the University of Michigan (Phi Beta Kappa). She is survived by two sons and …

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Mark Russell, 60

Mark R. Russell, age 60, of Mendon, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 from injuries received in a motor vehicle accident. He was born in Kalamazoo on Feb. 9, 1957 the son of Ivan G. and Helen K. (Reed) Russell. He graduated from Portage Central High School in 1975 and later attended Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Mark has been employed as …

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Constance Kidder, 84

Constance Joan (Topp) Kidder, age 84, of Three Rivers, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. She was born near Coldwater  on Feb. 2, 1933 the daughter of Alvis and Estella (Nevil) Topp. She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Robert, Raymond, Vincent, Herman, and Anthony Topp; five sisters, Mary Agnus, Rosella Delorse, …

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