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Jerry Abbs, 75

Jerry A. Abbs, age 75, of Sturgis, passed away early Friday morning, Aug. 5, 2011, at  Three Rivers Health. He was born Sept. 12, 1935, in Sturgis, a son of the late Carlisle and Isabel (Burg) Abbs. Jerry has been a resident of Sturgis all of his life and on April 9, 1955, in Sturgis he married Imadean Rakestraw. He …

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Clarice Curry, 94

Clarice Aletha Curry, age 94, of Three Rivers, formerly of Centreville, MI., passed away on Monday, August 1, 2011 at the Heartland Health Care Center. She was born in Hill City, Kansas on August 21, 1916 the daughter of Henry and Grace (Kirtley) Williams. Clarice has been a long time resident of this area. She moved from Indianapolis, IN. in …

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Jessie Austin, 39

Jessie Lee (Gill) Austin, age 39, a lifelong resident of Sturgis, Mich., passed away peacefully on Aug. 2, 2011, at 12:25 in the afternoon, after a courageous battle against breast cancer. She was surrounded by her loving husband (Robert Austin), her brother-in-law (Paul Salisbury) and sister-in-law (Heather Salisbury). She was born on April 13, 1972 to John Samuel and Nancy …

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Maxine Clark, 88

Maxine G. Minger Clark, 88, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 4:00 AM Wednesday Aug. 3, 2011 in the Shelbyville Manor in Shelbyville, IL. Maxine was born Sept. 15, 1922 in St. Joseph Co., MI the daughter of Howard and Elsie Culow Hendrixson. She married Irvin Frank Minger on July 11, 1942 in Three Rivers, MI and he passed away …

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Mary Beechy, 49

Mary E. Beechy, age 49, 3 Months, of Centreville, passed away, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, at Parkview Memorial Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind. Mary was born May 3, 1962, in Medford, Wisc., a daughter to Eli M. and Clara (Mullet) Beechy. Mary moved to Michigan in 2000, coming from Amherst, Wisc. She was a member of the Old Order Amish …

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Ray Bauder, 85

Ray O. Bauder Jr., age 85, of Ezel, Ky., and formerly of Sturgis, Mich., passed away after a long illness on Friday, July 29, 2011, at the Wolfe County Health Care Center in Campton, Ky. He was born Aug. 15, 1925, in Quincy, Mich., a son of the late Albert Ray and Rosa Cora (Grindle) Bauder. On June 12, 1948, …

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