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Bob Zabel, 86

Robert A. Zabel, age 86, of Sturgis, passed away early Wednesday morning, Jan. 21, 2015, at Matthew 7:7 Adult Foster Care Home in White Pigeon. He was born April 27, 1928, in Sturgis, a son of the late Herman and Inez (Reamer) Zabel. Bob was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of …

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Kris Reid, 64

Kristine Anne “Kris” Reid

Kristine Anne “Kris” Reid, 64, of Sturgis, passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 at home. She was born May 11, 1950 in Three Rivers a daughter to the late Douglas J. and Elizabeth (Meyer) Bullock. As a young girl Kristie became an avid stamp collector and developed a love of reading with “Nancy Drew Mysteries” and “Superman Comic Books.” As …

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Betty Bontrager, 84

Betty Mae Bontrager, age 84, formerly of White Pigeon, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Cape Girardeau, Mo. She was born Jan. 26, 1930, in White Pigeon, a daughter of William Stewart and EdnaMae (Simpson) McClain and attended Cook Country School on Vistula Road. Betty was a homemaker who also worked in the shipping department at Kent Company in Elkhart, …

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Ronald Patterson, 71

Ronald E. Patterson, age 71, of Three Rivers passed on Friday, January 16, 2015 at his home. He was born on August 7, 1943 in Three Rivers, MI the son of Clyde and Ella Dean(Jaseph)Patterson. Although he lived all over the United States growing up, he came back to Michigan to live out his later years. He was employed for …

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Elizabeth Lytle, 96

Elizabeth Maxine Lytle, age 96, of Three Rivers passed away on Monday, January 19, 2015 at the Sunshine Care Home of Three Rivers. She was born in White Pigeon, MI on April 30, 1918 the daughter of William and Ione(Smith)Friesner. Elizabeth graduated from White Pigeon High School. On December 24, 1940 Elizabeth was united in marriage to James Lytle in …

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Carol Edwards, 75

Carol Lee Edwards, 75, of Elkhart, Ind., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 in Elkhart, Ind. She was born in Three Rivers the daughter of Jay L. and Thelma (Grover) Edwards. Carol leaves to cherish her loving memory sister, Shirley Wagner of Elkhart, Ind.; brother, Norman Edwards of Three Rivers; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family. A memorial …

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