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John Rupert, 57

John Ronald Rupert, age 57, of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Saturday morning August 3, 2013 at his home. He was born December 4, 1955 in Fort Campbell, Kentucky son of Jack and Julie (Coleman) Rupert. John was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1974. He was employed by Viking Trailers in …

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Luella Getzloff, 88

Luella Mae Getzloff, age 88, of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Thursday morning August 1, 2013 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. She was born April 9, 1925 in South Dakota daughter of the late Raymond and Jane Salvage. Mrs. Getzloff resided most of her life in Sturgis. On December 31, 1963 she married Charles G. Getzloff, Sr. He died December …

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Betty Greashaw, 93

Betty Eilene Greashaw, age 93, of Sturgis, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at her home. She was born Aug. 18, 1919, in St. Joseph County, a daughter to the late Leon and Sarah (Ultz) Decker. Betty had been a resident of Sturgis for 49 years before moving to Findley in 1991. She moved back to Sturgis in 2007 to …

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Phyllis Jones, 54

Phyllis Pauline (Stauffer) Jones, age 54, passed away at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, on Tuesday morning, July 30, 2013. She was born in Sturgis, Michigan, on August 16, 1958 to Henry and Bertha (Bontrager) Stauffer, of Centreville, Michigan, who survive. She married Roger DeVan Jones, of Portage, Michigan, on Sept 26, 1981. He also survives. She is survived by …

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Don Bohm, 66

Donald John Bohm, age 66, of Beachwood, NJ passed away Sunday July 28, 2013 at home in the company of family and loved ones. He was born in Sturgis, MI on Sep. 26, 1946 the son of the late Donald Leroy Bohm and Myrtle Frances (nee Bastar) Bohm, and was the elder brother to the late Dale Edward Bohm of …

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Tom Quake, Sr., 71

Tom Douglas Quake, Sr., 71, took his final road trip Thursday, July 25, 2013 in Kankakee, Ill. We cannot count all the friends he made in his 3.5 million miles of road travel in his lifetime. Everyone wanted to sit next to Tom as he always had an enjoyable story to tell. Tom spent many years in different cities including …

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