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Jim Hay, 70

Mr. James Lee Hay, age 70, of Three Rivers, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving memory. He was born on August 21, 1946 in Three Rivers, the son of the late Roland and Betty (Phillips) Hay. Following his schooling in the Three Rivers area Jim was employed by Armstrong International where worked …

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Robert Rider, 84

Robert Burdette Rider, age 84, of Three Rivers died on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 at his home. He was born in Three Rivers on April 11, 1932 the son of the late Howard and Mary (Kline) Rider. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean war. He worked at Fairbanks, Three Rivers Rubber Company, and then for himself as …

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Mary Gard, 84


Mary Elizabeth Gard, 84, of Elkhart, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. She was born July 18, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pa., the daughter of Ralph Karstetter and Elizabeth (McDonall) Karstetter. Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Russell E. Gard, of Elkhart, Ind.; three sons, Bob (Jonie) Irwin and David (Tari) Gard, both of Elkhart, Ind., and James (Jolene) Irwin …

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Margaret Shears, 79

Margaret Ann Shears, 79, of Centreville, died on Saturday, October 8, 2016, at Fairview Nursing & Rehabilitation Centre. She was born February 25, 1937 in Wheeler, MI, a daughter of KD and Ruth Ann (Vought) Young. She attended schools in Three Rivers and married Lewis Junior Shears on January 15, 1954 in Centreville. Margaret worked at Fairview Nursing Home, Dr. …

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Lois Lucas, 82


Lois Alene Lucas, 82, of Constantine, died on Sunday, October 9, 2016, at Three Rivers Health. She was born October 12, 1933 in Centreville a daughter of Robert and Ida (Dimmick) Hughes. Lois graduated from Constantine High School in 1953. On July 30, 1955 she married Dale Lucas at Messiah Lutheran Church in Constantine. Lois worked in the banking industry retiring from …

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Len Hensel, 73


Mr. Leonard Michael Hensel, age 73, of Three Rivers, passed away peacefully on Wednesday night, October 5, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Dec. 5th, 1942 in South Bend, IN., the son of the late Harold and Gertrude (Haringer) Hensel. Len graduated from Riley High School with the class of 1961. On Sept. 24, 1965 he …

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