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Margaret Miller, 81

Margaret Sarah Miller, 81, of Burr Oak, passed away Tuesday evening, Jan. 4, 2011, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. She was born Oct. 30, 1929, in Howe, Ind., a daughter of the late Frank and Irene (Johnson) Friend. Margaret had resided in the Burr Oak area most of her life. On Feb. 21, 1952, she married Kenneth Miller in …

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Ron Tonander, 78

Ronald Tonander, 78, of Kalamazoo Ron’s courageous five year battle with cancer ended when he passed away peacefully on December 21st, 2010 at Bronson Hospital where he had been surrounded by family and friends, caring doctors, nurses and staff since December 7. Ron was born in Chicago, IL on March 11, 1932 to Ernest and Estelle (Henry)Tonander. Upon graduation from Maine Township …

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Arthur Clauss, 81

Arthur G. Clauss, at the age of 81, passed away Dec. 30, 2010, at Thurston Woods Village after several years of failing health due to cancer. Arthur was born July 5, 1929, in Battle Creek, a son of Samuel G. Clauss and Lillie Clauss, both of Vicksburg. Arthur was a Korean War veteran, serving in the Army. He was awarded …

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Corey Eckert, 38

Corey Lee Eckert, 38, of Sturgis, passed away early Tuesday morning, Jan. 4, 2011, at his home. He was born Nov. 16, 1972, in Sturgis, a son of Ted and Carolyn (Clark) Eckert. Corey had resided his whole life in the Sturgis area and graduated from Sturgis High School with the class of 1992. On Dec., 1, 2001, he married …

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Hilda Lane, 89

Hilda M. Lane, age 89, of Sherwood, passed away late Friday evening, Dec. 10, 2010. She was born Feb. 14, 1921, in Bronson, a daughter of Ora and Jennie (Laughry) Hoard. Mrs. Lane had resided in Sherwood since 1945. Prior to that she had lived in Bronson. On March 12, 1938, she married Robert Lane in Bronson. He died in …

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Beulah Mitchell, 94

Beulah Viola Mitchell, age 94, of Leonidas, died Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born Feb. 18, 1916, in Leonidas, a daughter of Ralph A. and Minnie B. (Harmon) Lawrence, and was a lifetime resident of Leonidas. She attended the Hunt Country School. On Jan. 19, 1941, she married Justin Arthur Mitchell in Mendon. …

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