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Wilbur Bower, 76

Wilbur F. Bower, 76, of Sturgis, died Sunday, May 3, 2015, at Sturgis Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born Sept. 1, 1938, in Rose City, a son of Ernest and Louise (Olney) Bower. He was a Sturgis-area resident most of his life and was a 1956 graduate of Sturgis High School. He was owner and operator of Trapper …

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Gary Dentler, 40

Gary Duane Dentler, age 40, of White Pigeon, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Three Rivers Health. Gary was born on November 6, 1974, in Three Rivers, the son of Douglas and Nadine (Brown) Dentler. Gary is survived by his loving family, wife, Katie (Clark) Dentler, whom he married on Sept. 30, 2011, of White Pigeon; mother, …

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Alice Edwards, 82

Alice E. Edwards, 82, of Constantine, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Riverview Manor in Three Rivers following an extended illness. She was born April 29, 1933, in Three Rivers, the daughter of Lloyd and Veda (Schrader) Babcock and lived in St. Joseph county all of her life. She was a homemaker and was employed by Freeman Manufacturing and Sturgis …

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Guy Smith, 80

Guy Henry Smith, age 80, died Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Kalamazoo. In accordance with family wishes cremation will take place and no public services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Hohner Funeral Home.

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Virginia Burkhardt, 90

Virginia Burkhardt (2014)

Virginia Mae Burkhardt passed away on May 1, 2015 at her home in Ellicott City, Maryland with her husband Walter and her son Robert at her side. Virginia was born on April 23, 1925 in Chicago to Robert Lyle and Lura Mae Campbell. During her childhood years, her family, like others, were greatly affected by the Great Depression. When the …

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William Slack, 51

William J. Slack, 51, of White Pigeon, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Heartland Health Care Center in Three Rivers, following a nine-month illness. He was born Aug. 4, 1963, in Sturgis, a son of Robert W. and Imogene (Sample) Slack. He spent his early years in White Pigeon and was a graduate of White Pigeon High School in 1982. …

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