Obituaries

Dorothy Ingram, 83

Dorothy Ree Ingram, age 83, died on Thursday, June 11, 2020 in Plano, Texas. In accordance with Dorothy’s wishes visitation will be held at Hohner Funeral Home on Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will take place at New Jerusalem Baptist Church of Three Rivers on Friday, June 26, 2020 with visiting time starting at …

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David Warble, 65

David R. Warble, age 65, of Sturgis, passed away early Friday morning, June 19, 2020 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Battle Creek. He was born October 29, 1954 in Noble County, Indiana son of Maynard “Lefty” and Sharon (McClain) Warble. David resided in Sturgis for over 20 years coming from Burr Oak. His early life was spent in LaGrange …

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Buddy Mullins, 31

Buddy J. Mullins, age 31, of Constantine, died June 10, 2020. He was born Sept. 11, 1988, to Kathy Ball. He was an amazing husband, father, son and brother. He made an impact on the life of everyone he met. He was a graduate of West Noble High School. He is survived by his wife, Dawn Mullins; children Aliyah James, …

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Eleanor Eckhardt, 85

Eleanor June (Simonson) Eckhardt, age 85, formerly of Sturgis, went to our Lord peacefully, with family by her side, in Lisbon, Maine, on June 11, 2020. She died as she had lived: Trusting Jesus. Eleanor was born June 3, 1935, at her family farm in Scandinavia, Wis. She graduated from Scandinavia High School in 1953. Eleanor earned her teaching certificate …

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Ardis Barnebee, 90

Ardis Louise Barnebee, age 90, of rural Mendon, died Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at her home. She was born in Leonidas on July 29, 1929 the daughter of Lloyd E. and Elda M. (Hagelgans) Outman. She graduated from Colon High School where she was Vice President her senior year and was a D.A.R. Good Citizen. Ardis was married to Richard …

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Sharon Nash, 74

Sharon A. Nash, age 74, of Portage, and formerly of Centreville, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.  Sharon was born on June 23, 1945 in Washington, DC, a daughter of Paul and Gertrude (Wedding) Sloan.  She attended Centreville Schools, graduating in 1963.  Sharon also received her Associate’s Degree in Business Management from …

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Jeanette York, 82

Jeanette Marilyn (Flint) York, age 82, of Three Rivers passed away on Monday, June 8, 2020, at Thurston Woods Village, Sturgis. Jeanette was born in Ft. Wayne on April 24, 1938, the daughter of Harry and Sally (Tesch) Flint. After graduation from Kokomo High School in 1956, Jeanette moved with her family to the Three Rivers area where she remained …

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Ray White, 45

Raymond W. White, age 45, of Three Rivers, passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2020 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  Ray was born in Kalamazoo on May 27, 1975, a son of Raymond L. White and Donna Sue Hann.  He attended Three Rivers Public Schools.  Ray previously worked at Aquatics in Three Rivers for 13 years before obtaining …

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Oba Borkholder, 74

Oba M. Borkholder, age 74, of rural Mendon, died Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at his home. He was born near Nappanee, IN on March 2, 1946 the son of Melvin and Amanda (Miller) Borkholder. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church, a retired Bishop, and proprietor of a farm supply store. He was married to Laura Miller …

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Ellen Eisele, 58

Ellen Marie Eisele, of Sturgis, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020, at her home. She was born March 20, 1962, in Fowlerville, a daughter of the late Raymond and Mary Eisele. She was salutatorian of Fowlerville High School class of 1980. Ellen was a proud graduate of Michigan State University and continued her education at Western Michigan University, earning a …

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