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Lynn Norris, 52

Lynn D. Norris, age 52, of Burr Oak, passed away unexpectedly at his home, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011. Lynn was born March 18, 1958, in Sturgis, a son of Shirley and Kay (Parlin) Norris. Lynn grew up in Sturgis, graduating from Sturgis High School with the class of 1976. He had also lived in Burr Oak and Leonidas. On Jan. …

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Casey Starks, 17

Casey Richard Starks, age 16, of Bronson, Michigan passed away Friday evening January 28, 2011 in Sturgis Township due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born October 29, 1994 in Sturgis, Michigan the only child of Gerald and Lori (Wotta) Starks. Casey was a lifelong Bronson resident. He was currently a member of the Junior Class at Bronson …

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JoAnn Proctor, 62

JoAnn Proctor, age 62, of Sturgis, Michigan passed away unexpectedly Friday morning January 28, 2011 at her home. She was born May 3, 1948 in Sturgis, Michigan a daughter of Harold and Kathleen (Darby) Newman. JoAnn had resided most of her life in Sturgis and was a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1966. She continued her …

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Nancy Thomas, 70

Nancy Annabelle (Pridgeon) Thoms, age 70, went home to be with her Lord on Friday Jan. 28, 2011 at 10:25 A.M. She had been fighting a long battle of breast cancer. Nancy was born Nov. 24, 1940 in Sturgis, MI a daughter of Ernest and Josephine (Roberts) Pridgeon. On July 3, 1981 she married Fred M. Thoms in Sturgis, MI. …

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Jean Rutter, 79

Jean E. Rutter, age 79, of Burr Oak, passed away unexpectedly Thursday afternoon, Jan. 27, 2011, at Sturgis Hospital. She was born Aug. 12, 1931 in Bronson Township, a daughter of the late Earl and Nettie (Moon) Lane. On March 27, 1979, she married Lyle Rutter in Las Vegas. Jean was a homemaker and worked on the family farm for …

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Dennis Kane, Jr.

Dennis L. Kane Jr. of Sturgis passed away Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, in Sturgis. Mr. Kane was born the son of the late Dennis L. and Clare (Westendorf) Kane Sr. Also preceding him in death was his brother, Terry Kane. In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation of services. Private burial of the ashes …

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