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Wanda Parlin, 92

Wanda Jean (VanZile) Parlin, age 92, of Sturgis, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Thurston Woods in Sturgis. Wanda was born Feb. 7, 1927, in Elkhart, a daughter of the late Rolland J. and Fern I. (Thursby) Wise. Wanda grew up in Centreville, graduating from Centreville High School with the class of 1945. She later moved to Sturgis. …

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Sonny Frain, 63

Morris B. “Sonny” Frain, age 63, of Sturgis, died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo. He was born on July 2, 1956, in LaGrange to Morris A. and Goldie Louise (Edcox) Frain. Sonny worked at Shook’s restaurant in Kendallville for several years. He is survived by his three sisters; Mary Deal of Sturgis, Delores (Lynn) Reece …

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Pat Weitzel, 85

Patricia Ruth Weitzel, age 85, of Sturgis, passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 5, 2019, at her home. She was born April 17, 1934, in Central Lake, a daughter of the late Harold and Clara (Wilson) Zook. Pat was a longtime Sturgis resident. On Oct. 14, 1977, she married David R. Weitzel at First Presbyterian Church in Sturgis. She was an …

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Herman Skelton, 84

Herman Skelton, Jr., age 84, of Constantine, passed away Wednesday, July 10th, at Heartland Health Care Center, Three Rivers. Herman was born in Constantine on January 23, 1935, a son of Herman and Sadie (Thorn) Skelton, Sr. He graduated from Constantine High School in 1954 and served in the Army National Guard. On February 14, 1976, he married Ruby Lydia …

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Robert Shaler, 81

Robert Errol Shaler, age 81, of Cassopolis, passed away during the early morning hours on Friday, June 21, 2019 in St. Joseph, Michigan. He was born in Lowell, Michigan on March 17, 1938 the son of Harry L. and Marguerite M. (Holland) Shaler. Bob loved: life, his wife of 22 years, Rottweilers, family, helping others, traveling, his 1896 Victorian era …

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Sam, 79, and Marietta, 77, Combs

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Carroll and Marietta (Briner) Combs, passed away together on Saturday, July 6, 2019 in their home. Samuel was born on Dec. 6, 1939 in Chavies, Ky., the son of the late Jeff and Latisha (Duff) Combs. Marietta was born on Aug. 31, 1941 in Crothersville, Ind., the daughter of the late Wilson and Lula Ann (Beringer) …

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Olivia Scott, 21 months

Olivia Quinn Scott, age 21 months tragically passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019. She was born on September 9, 2017 in Kalamazoo. Olivia is survived by her loving parents Kenneth and Jennifer Scott along with her brother, Kaiden and sister, Farren; grandparents, Frank and Sheila Beery and Sally Scott; aunt, Jessica (Jeff) Merritt and uncle, Paul Bonham, several cousins …

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Bonnie Filbrandt, 64

Bonnie Sue Filbrandt, age 64 of Elkhart, passed away at her home on Monday, July 8, 2019. She was born in Elkhart on June 24, 1955, a daughter of Albert and Georgia (Tolbert) Filbrandt. Bonnie graduated from Constantine High School in 1975 and went on to receive her Associate’s degree from Southwestern Community College. She worked for Elkhart General Hospital …

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Joseph Simkus, 76

Joseph A. Simkus, age 76, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Riverside Village Nursing Home.  He was born on April 30, 1943 in Chicago to the late Anthony and Anna (Serauskas) Simkus.  On September 25, 1965 he married Sandra A. (Schneller) Simkus and they later moved to Three Rivers. He is survived by his three children Charlene (Andy) …

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Stephen Bloom, 68

Stephen Stanley Bloom, age 68, of Three Rivers, passed away in the late hours of Sunday, June 30, 2019 in his home surrounded by his loving family. Stephen was born on October 8, 1950 the in Three Rivers, the son of Stanley I. and Ada (Vandorn) Bloom. On October 21, 1990 Stephen married his high school sweetheart and the love …

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