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Dr. Don Schimnoski, 94


Dr. Donald Ray Schimnoski, age 94, of Three Rivers, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, Dec. 9th, 2015 at Borgess Medical Center following a very brief illness. He was born on Jan. 9, 1921 in Jeffers, Minnesota, the son of the late August and Mary (Beier) Schimnoski. Known affectionately as “Dr. Don”, he dedicated the last 58 …

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Peter Biland, 52


Peter Eric Biland, 52, of White Pigeon, died Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo following a short illness. He was born Dec. 2, 1963, the son of Alfred T. and Janice J. (Bontreger) Biland in L’Anse, Mich. He was a resident of L’Anse, Manistee and White Pigeon since 1968 and was employed in trailer manufacturing in …

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Gary Herndon, 55

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Gary Blair Herndon passed away suddenly Monday, December 7, 2015 at home. He was born January 21, 1960 in Garden City, Michigan a son of Jerry Blair and Dora Jane (Jackson) Herndon. Gary enjoyed hunting, kayaking, golf and reading. Gary is survived by his 3 sons; Gary B. Herndon, II, Eric (Jessica) Herndon and Scott Herndon. Grandfather of Mia Herndon. …

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Bill Martin, 65

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Bill Martin, age 65, of Three Rivers, died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 following his battle with cancer. He was born in Paducah, KY on Aug. 20, 1950 the son of the late Norman Herbert and Betty Jean (Lindsey) Martin. Bill graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1968. He worked in radio broadcasting for over …

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Jean Wright, 80


Jean A. Wright, 80, of Three Rivers, formerly of Elkhart, Ind., passed away Friday, Dec. 4, 2015 at Heartland Health Care Center in Three Rivers. She was born Sept. 12, 1935 in Corning, Ohio to Hershel A. and Edna Mae (Dodson) Wilder. On Sept. 23, 1953 she married the late Rev. David Wright Sr. Survivors include two sons, Ed (Sharon) …

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Robert Williams, Sr., 54

Robert Guy Williams, Sr., age 54, of Nottawa, died Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo. He was born October 18, 1961 in Three Rivers, a son of Richard C. and Norma (Headley) Williams. He attended Centreville Schools and served in the US Army. On November 7, 1981, he married Karen Vorce in Bronson. Robert worked at Williams Auto Salvage …

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