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Brynlie Tilford

Brynlie Sawyer Tilford, passed away peacefully in the arms of her parents on December 17, 2016, a day after she was born. For the short time she was here Brynlie was loved deeply and told so on countless times. She is survived by her parents, Zach Tilford and Rebecca Canales, and a large extended family. Visitation will be held on …

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Ray Wooster, 77


Ray Wooster, age 77, of White Pigeon, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at his home. He was born in Mongo, Indiana, October 16, 1939, a son of James Henry and Gladys (Decker) Wooster. Ray attended Orland High School and Plainwell College where he studied drafting. On November 25, 1961 Ray married Charlene Arnett in Orland, IN. Charlene preceded him …

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Arthur Bowman, 68

Arthur Wayne Bowman, age 68, of Sturgis, passed away unexpectedly Monday evening, Jan. 2, 2017, at his home. He was born July 4, 1948, in Sturgis, a son of the late Virgil E. and Pauline (Dunham) Bowman. Arthur was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1967. In his senior year, he …

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Harley Reigle, 14


Harley Reigle, age 14, passed away Monday, January 2, 2016. She was born June 25, 2002 in Kalamazoo, MI, the daughter of Randy and Sara S. (Humphrey) Reigle who survive. Harley was a freshman at Marcellus High School. She played trumpet in the band and enjoyed playing guitar. She had many friends and enjoyed hanging out with them. Art was …

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Janet Hite, 71


Janet Marie Hite, 71, of White Pigeon, died on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at her home. She was born Feb. 14, 1945, in Elkhart County, Ind., the daughter of Mervin and Ruth (Andrews) Schieber. She was employed as a supervisor for Ventline in Bristol, Ind., for 40 years and retired in 2009. She was employed part time at America’s Best …

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Dale Anderson, 75


Dale D. Anderson, 75, of White Pigeon, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, at Spectrum Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich., following a short illness. He was born April 10, 1941, in Bedford, Iowa, the son of Carl and Lois (Kimpton) Anderson. He was a resident of White Pigeon for the past 28 years, coming from Grass Lake, Mich. He was …

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