Obituaries

Jack Beers, 82

ack D. Beers, age 82, of Sturgis, passed away Wednesday morning, May 20, 2020 at Fairview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Centreville. He was born October 19, 1938 in LaGrange, son of the late Kenneth and Kate Beers. He was a lifelong Sturgis area resident. Jack was a welder by trade retiring from Manchester Tank and Equipment following several years of …

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Mary Pobanz, 91

Mary Ruth (Cramm) Pobanz, age 91, of Fuquay Varina, N.C., passed away Monday, May 18, 2020, in the home she shared with her daughters. She was born June 17, 1928, to Carl W. and Marie (Kleemeyer) Cramm in Ursa, Ill. On June 17, 1950, she married Phillip L. Pobanz at Zion Church in Ursa. He passed away Aug. 7, 1988, …

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Darcy Brackett, 41

Darcy Lynn Brackett, age 41, of Three Rivers, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 at her home.  She was born on August 31, 1978 in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Robert and Colleen (Rigley) Horton. Darcy has been a lifetime resident of Three Rivers where she graduated in 1996.  Darcy worked for Klinger Lake Country Club and later for …

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David Rhoda, 81

On Monday, May 11, 2020, David Rhoda passed away peacefully at home under the care and love of his children and grandchildren, he was 81 years old. David was born in Schoolcraft on May 6, 1939, the son of the late Lawrence and Flora (Bingham) Rhoda. After graduating from Schoolcraft High School, he proudly served our country as Private First …

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Lynette Farber, 66

Lynette Lois Farber, age 66, of Jenison, and formerly of Colon, passed away Monday, May 18, 2020, at her home in Jenison. Lynette was born Feb. 12, 1954, in Battle Creek, a daughter of Dorwin C. and Lois R. (Miller) Hostetler. Lynette grew up in Colon, graduating from Colon High School with the class of 1972. On April 21, 1973, …

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Anne Brammer, 74

Anne C. Brammer, age 74, of Sturgis, passed away Monday morning, May 18, 2020, at Rose Arbor Hospice Residence in Kalamazoo. In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place. No services are planned at this time. Hackman Family Funeral Homes of Sturgis is entrusted with arrangements.

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Margaret Adams, 87

Margaret Ann Adams (Folkers), age 87, of Kalamazoo, formerly of Sturgis, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at the Fountains of Bronson Place in Kalamazoo. Margaret was born December 6, 1932 in Schoolcraft, the daughter of Calvin and Mildred (Curry) Bradford. On March 1, 1956, she was united in marriage to Richard Folkers, Jr., who preceded her in death …

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Arlene VonOlnhausen, 86

Arlene Beverly VonOlnhausen, age 86, of Sturgis, passed away early Friday morning May 15, 2020 at her home. She was born November 17, 1933 in Sturgis, daughter of the late Louis D. and Tillie (Plucinski) Murray. Mrs. VonOlnhausen was a lifelong Sturgis resident. On January 20, 1951 she married Donald D. VonOlnhausen at the Chapel in the Gardens in Angola. …

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Joel Ashbrook, 59

Joey M. Ashbrook, age 59, of Shipshewana, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at Goshen General Hospital. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Farrand Funeral Home in White Pigeon.

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Nancy Jackson, 82

Nancy C. Jackson, age 82, of Elkhart, and formerly of White Pigeon, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020.  Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Farrand Funeral Home in White Pigeon.

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