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Marjorie Bauman, 83

Marjorie Lucille Bauman, age 83, of Mendon, died Monday, June 17, 2013 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. She was born in LaGrange, IN on Dec. 22, 1929 the daughter of Stuart C. and Lennie (Diamond) Powers. Marjorie was married to Walter H. Bauman on Aug. 18, 1951 and operated a farm north of Mendon for 30 years. After retirement, …

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Harriet Snyder, 87

Harriet M. Snyder, 87, of Constantine, died Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis, following an extended illness. She was born June 18, 1926, in Aberdeen, S.D., to Louise Lindemeier. She was a Constantine resident since 1958, coming from Paw Paw and spent her early life in Norwood, Minn. On March 1, 1947, she married Donald E. …

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Zachery Jacobs, 23

Zachery Scott Jacobs, 23, of Mottville Township, White Pigeon, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013. He was born Dec. 22, 1989, a son of Scotty Douglas Jacobs and Catherine Lou Moore. He had been a resident of the Constantine area all his life. He was a graduate of Constantine High School in 2008. He enjoyed go-cart racing and his friends and …

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Christine Timberlake, 52

Christine A. Timberlake, age 52, of Sturgis, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday at her home. She was born July 11, 1960, in Kendallville, Ind., a daughter of the late James W. and Hannah (Combs) Timberlake. Christine was a homemaker and a resident of Sturgis most of her life. She was first married LaWayne Shepherd in 1981. This marriage ended in …

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Ethel Velie, 85

Ethel Arlene Velie, age 85, of White Pigeon, passed away Wednesday morning, June 19, 2013, at Thurston Woods Villa. She was born Feb. 16, 1928, in Bear Lake a daughter of the late Ray and Gerana (Holcomb) Druce. Ethel moved to this area in 1949 and on July 11, 1963, she married Philip R. Velie in White Pigeon. He preceded …

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Jon Griest, 80

Jon Leonard Griest, 80, of Beverly Hills, Fla., and formerly of Colon, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013. Jon was born Sept. 10, 1932, in Colon, a son of Gerald G. Griest and Wildred E. Hovarter Griest. He was a graduate of Western Michigan University Delta Sigma Phi and a Korean War veteran. He was a former resident of Edina, …

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