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Emery Cramer, 81

Emery Cramer, age 81 of Sturgis, Michigan beloved Husband, Father, Paw-Paw, Grandpa and Great Grandpa passed away Thursday morning April 22, 2010 at the Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was born June 27, 1928 in Columbia City, Indiana a son of the late Emery and Esther (Dexter) Cramer. Mr. Cramer originally came to Sturgis in 1960 and resided …

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Lucille Speese, 84

Lucille Speese, 84, of Three Rivers, joined her husband in Heaven on Monday, May 11, 2010. Lucille was born Lucille Michielsen on Feb. 9, 1926 to Mary Michielsen and Charles Rumsey. Following the death of her mother, she was raised by her maternal grandparents Alphonse and Josephine Michielsen. Her grandfather, an immigrant from Belgium, was a railroad worker and her …

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Kevin Lang, 17

Kevin Timothy Lang, age 17, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away Sunday, May 16, 2010, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Kevin was born Jan. 5, 1993. in Shawnee Mission, Kan. He was a junior at Blue Valley Northwest High School. He loved sports and participated in football, basketball, track and lacrosse. He was particularly passionate and talented in football. …

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Gloria Kinsey, 74

Gloria Kinsey, 74, of Sturgis, passed away Monday evening, May 17, 2010, at Select Specialty Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born Sept. 11, 1935, in Sturgis, the only child of Howard and Loretta (Coohon) Gilbert. Gloria was a lifelong resident of Sturgis and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1953. On Sept. 4, 1957, she married …

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Marilee Moord, 77

Marilee Moord, age 77, formerly of Saint Joseph County, died Jan. 24, 2010 in Costa Mesa, CA where she had lived the past 56 years. She was born in Leonidas Township on Nov. 4, 1933 the daughter of Albin and Hazel (Olney) Moord. The family moved to White Pigeon Township in January of 1938 where Marilee attended White Pigeon Schools, …

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Emily Samson, 73

Emily Ann Samson, age 73 of Mendon, died Saturday May 15, 2010 in Three Rivers. She was born in Battle Creek on Dec. 30, 1936 the daughter of the late Lawrence and Berzetta (Hacker) Chalmers. She was a 1954 graduate of Marshall High School and had been employed at several area factories and restaurants. Emily was married to Franklin Bloss …

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