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Alden Zimlich, 92

Alden Joseph Zimlich Jr., age 92, of Three Rivers died Sunday, April 17, 2016 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 21, 1923. The son of Alden J. Zimlich Sr. and Margaret (Fladeland) Zimlich. After high school, Alden worked in the Detroit area as a toolmaker. He later owned and operated Mid-America Plastics …

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Clifton Haydon, 72


Clifton C. Haydon, age 72, of Constantine, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2016 at Bronson Methodist Hospital.  Clifton was born in Ypsilanti on September 23, 1943, a son of Clifton P. and Hiawatha (Johnson) Haydon, Jr.  He graduated from Belleville High School in 1961. On October 6, 1962, he married Nancy Smith in Ypsilanti.  He worked for 37 years at General …

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Nora Ford, 89


Nora Mae Hart Ford passed on April 16, 2016, peacefully surrounded by her family, joining her savior Jesus Christ and her husband G.W. of 64 years. Nora Mae Hart was born in Lauderdale County, Ala., to Joseph Henry and Minnie Myrtle (Austin) Hart on Feb. 25, 1927. Nora, her parents and siblings Melvin, Joe and Virginia lived just outside of …

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Nick Nicholas, 80

Maurice Lee “Nick” Nicholas, age 80, died Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Borgess Gardens in Kalamazoo where he had resided the past six weeks. He was born in Vicksburg on Jan. 5, 1936 the son of the late Earl and Grace (Timm) Nicholas. He graduated from Mendon High School with the Class of 1955. Nick was married to Barbara Hiatt …

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Phyllis Shahin, 88

Phyllis Jane Shahin, age 88, of Watersmeet, MI, died on Friday, April 15, 2016 at Aspires Iron River Hospital in Iron River, Michigan. She was born in Elkhart, IN on October 12, 1927, a daughter of Walter and Sarah (Simons) Price. Phyllis attended Oslo Elementary and Elkhart High School. On January 4, 1947 she married Richard F. Shahin in Ft. …

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Lois Miller, 54

Lois J. Miller, age 54, of Sturgis, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Kalamazoo. There will be no visitation. Cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. The family was assisted by Schipper Funeral Home in Colon.

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