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Cornelia Hamilton, 90


Cornelia D. (Dykstra) Hamilton, age 90, of Constantine, passed away at her home on November 8th, 2014. She was born in Goshen, IN on September 22, 1924, a daughter of the late Nick and Martha (Hoogenboom) Dykstra. She attended Goshen High School. On January 1, 1953 she married Dean Hamilton at Messiah Lutheran Church in Constantine. Cornelia was a homemaker, …

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Phyllis Peters, 87

Phyllis peters

Phyllis May Peters, age 87, of Three Rivers passed away on Friday, November 7, 2014 at Three Rivers Health. Phyllis was born on December 28, 1926 the daughter of Roland M. and Ester Louella (Mickem) Reed. She attended special schools in Ann Arbor, Sturgis, Kalamazoo, and Grand Rapids due to her illness with polio at a young age. On April …

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Hager Stidham, 50

Hager Dale Stidham, age 50, of Sturgis, passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at his home. Hager was born Aug. 27, 1964, in Martin, Ky., a son to the late Russell M. and Birdie (Shepherd) Stidham. On Feb. 25, 1985, he married Ann E. Milliman in Clintwood, Va. She preceded him in death on May 24, 1997. Hager had lived in …

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Alice Fairchild, 69

Alice May Fairchild, age 69, of Colon, passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at the Life Span Good Samaritan Hospice Residence in Battle Creek. Alice was born Nov. 28, 1944, in Battle Creek, a daughter to the late Rose V. Thomas. On June 13, 1964, she married Gary C. Fairchild in Colon and he preceded her in death March 9, …

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Sue Messer, 99

Sue M. Messer, 99, of Sturgis, and formerly of Columbus, Ind., died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at Thurston Woods Village, following an extended illness. She was born April 11, 1915, in Lincoln County, Ky., to Tyler and Sallie (Adams) Messer. She was a Sturgis resident since 2011, coming from Columbus, Ind., to be near her niece Judy McCarrel. She was …

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Joseph Happel, 90

Joseph Leo Happel

Joseph Leo Happel, 90, of Centreville, passed away at 3:08 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on March 9, 1924 in Mendon to the late Leon E. and Gladys (Klein) Happel. On Sept. 20, 1945 in Mendon he married Glenna Carlin, she survives. Also surviving are two sons, Thomas (Martha) Happel …

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