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Forrest Smith, 88

Forrest Lyle Smith, age 88, of Sturgis, Mich., passed away Saturday morning May 19, 2012, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. A graveside service and burial will take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta. Full military honors will be conferred by the Fort Custer Honor Guard and the U.S. Army Honor Guard. The Hackman …

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Julia Miller, 82

Julia Joan Miller, age 82, of Sturgis, passed away Friday, May 18, 2012, at Skaggs ALF in Burr Oak. Julia was born Aug. 24, 1929, in Colon, a daughter of the late Frank and Mae (Castle) Bailey. Her early years were spent in Colon. She graduated from Colon High School with the class of 1947. Julia married William C. Miller …

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Betty Coy, 84

Betty G. Coy, 84, of Coldwater, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Community Health Center of Branch County. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Dutcher-Kolcz Funeral Home in Bronson with Pastor Terry Siler officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon. Visitation will be held 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, …

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Warren Maxwell, 82

Warren Lee Maxwell, age 82, a lifelong resident of the Burr Oak and Sturgis area, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in the Hospice Suite at Birch Adult Foster Care Home in Leonidas. He was born Oct. 18, 1929, in Burr Oak, a son of the late Harry and Myrtle (Brenneman) Maxwell. Warren graduated from Sturgis High School with the …

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Doloriz Hendrick, 74

Doloriz Jeanette Hendrick, 74, passed away May 8, 2012, at her home in Centreville. She was born in Knoxville, Tenn., and moved to Michigan as a young child. The daughter of Sherman and Mary (Woodard) Thompson who preceded her in death, she had two brothers who also preceded her in death, Gene Thompson and James Thompson. On Aug. 30, 1969, …

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Shannon Carter, 62

Shannon Lynne Carter, age 62, a life-long resident of Sturgis, passed away after a short illness on May 13, 2012, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born Jan. 8, 1950, in Sturgis, a daughter of the late Raymond and Carol (Hansen) Strang. Shannon retired from Sturgis Hospital in April 2011 after 27 years as a dietary aide. She …

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