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Pauline Martin, 76

Pauline Martin, age 76, died on Thursday, December 5, 2019. The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral services beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at Hohner Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Bennett officiating.

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Todd Grieser, 49

Todd Michael Grieser, age 49, of Three Rivers, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. He was born in Kalamazoo, the son of Ires (Grieser) Robinson. Todd was baptized in 2014 and became a devout member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Left to cherish Todd’s loving memory is his mother: Ires Robinson; one uncle, two aunts, and …

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Josephine Hittler, 91

Josephine E. Hittler, age 91, of Three Rivers, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019 at Heartland Health Care Center in Three Rivers.  She was born in Centreville on January 17, 1928, a daughter of Joseph and Marcella (Moon) Lasko.  Josephine graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1946 and then completed her 3-year Nurse’s training at St. Vincent’s Hospital …

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Chuck Edick, 87

Charles LeRoy Edick, age 87, died peacefully with his family by his side at Rose Arbor Hospice in Kalamazoo on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. He was born April 4, 1932 in Kalamazoo, the son of Floyd A. Edick and Emma S. Kersten one of 9 children. He was preceded in death by his parents, his siblings (Richard, Robert, Floyd, Eunice, …

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Joanna Large, 72

Joanna M. Large, age 72, of Sturgis, passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at her home. She was born March 30, 1947, in Sturgis, a daughter of the late William and Betty (Reed) Barnell. Joanna was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1965. She was an outstanding cook and enjoyed time …

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Herb Howard, 79

Herbert M. Howard, age 79, died on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. A public service will be held on Monday, December 16, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Joco Center, 805 Wood Street, Three Rivers. Arrangements by Hohner Funeral Home.

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David Gilbo II, 56

David Lee Gilbo II, age 56, of Elizabethton, Tenn., and a former resident of Sturgis passed away unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tenn., due to an apparent heart attack. He was born April 11, 1963, in Sturgis, a son of the late David and Karen Kaye (Paxton) Gilbo. David resided in Tennessee …

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Judy Schroeder, 68

Judith Ann Schroeder, age 68, of Sturgis, passed away late Monday evening, Dec. 2, 2019, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born March 3, 1951, in Detroit, a daughter of the late Norby and Rita (Strzalkowski) Ortmann. Judy resided most of her life in Sturgis and was a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1969. …

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Sharon Swartz, 77

Sharon Joyce Swartz, age 77, of Marcellus, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019 in Dowagiac. She was born in Three Rivers on September 8, 1942 the daughter of Lester LeRoy Tase and Frances Joyce (Stuebegen) Tase. On March 5, 1960, in Newburg, Michigan she married Wayne Kay Swartz who survives. Sharon was a factory worker but enjoyed spending time with …

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