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Joyce Schrader, 89

Joyce Schrader, age 89, formerly of Mendon, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 at Thurston Woods in Sturgis. She was born near Leonidas on Sep. 11, 1925 the daughter of Walter W. and Josephine (Bucknell) Barnes and graduated from Colon High School in 1944. Joyce was married to Archie Hawver on Aug. 19, 1944 in Coldwater and they were later divorced. …

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Brian Christophel, 58

Brian Kent Christophel, age 58, of Coldwater, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the Community Health Center in Coldwater. Brian was born in LaGrange, IN on August 4, 1957, a son of Donald and Elizabeth “Betty” (Black) Christophel. Surviving are his sisters Dawn “Carolyn” (Tom) Jones, Constantine, Gaile (Jerry) Schroeder, Cassopolis; brothers Mike (Terri) Christophel, Three Rivers, Chris (Carolyn) …

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Bob Vaughn, 83

Robert “Bob” Lee Vaughn, age 83, of Three Rivers passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Heartland Healthcare Center after a lengthy illness. He was born on April 12, 1932 in Perry, MI the son of John L and Hazel (Kelley )Vaughn. Bob was a jack of all trades. He served his country in the U.S Navy until his …

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Terry Hinchen, 53

Terry Wayne Hinchen, age 56, of Mendon, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born in Sturgis on July 23, 1959 the son of Charles and Lena (Yurkovich) Hinchen and was a lifetime resident of Mendon. He graduated from Mendon High School with the Class of 1978. Terry worked briefly at T-C Appliance in …

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Nancy Preston, 73


Nancy Lee (Caseman) Preston “the Bride”, age 73 of Sturgis, passed away Monday, August 24, 2015 at her home. Nancy was born in Constantine on February 1, 1942, a daughter of Lloyd and Marian (Dimmick) Caseman. Nancy graduated from Constantine High School in 1960. On November 24, 1978, she married Gerald Preston in Sturgis. Nancy loved all sports, especially Detroit …

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Bob Wolgamood Sr., 91

Robert (Bob) Forest Wolgamood Sr., 91, of White Pigeon, died on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 at his home following an extended illness. He was born on Nov. 23, 1923 in Kalamazoo the son of Henry and Edna (Wood) Wolgamood, and was a resident of White Pigeon and Constantine most of his life. Bob was employed by the Constantine Creamery, Trailer …

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