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Dorothy Stears, 98

Dorothy  L. Stears, age 98, Sturgis, formerly of Constantine died Sunday, August 29, 2010 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. She was born October l5, 1911, in the same house where her grandmother and mother were born on Lutz Road in Florence Township, Constantine, the daughter of the late Charles and Bertha (Haas) Caseman. The family moved to Constantine in …

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Wendell Malcolm, 89

Wendell Holmes Malcolm, age 89, of Colon, passed away, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at his home, after several months of failing health. Wendell was born May 3, 1921, in Hastings, a son of the late Charles A. and Minnie (Sisson) Malcolm. Wendell graduated from Lake Odesa High School with the class of 1939. He then served in the U.S. Army …

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Carlton Pursley, 79

Carlton Theodore Pursley, age 79, of Sturgis, passed away Saturday evening, Aug. 28, 2010, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. He was born April 6, 1931, in Sturgis, a son of the late Carlton Theodore and Blanche Ruth (VonMeter) Pursley. Carlton was a lifelong Sturgis area resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1950. On …

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Ronald Yake, 68

Ronald James Yake, 68, of Sturgis, passed away Friday afternoon, Aug. 27, 2010, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. He was born Oct. 26, 1941, in Fawn River Township, Michigan a son of the late William and Clarice (Gilbert) Yake. Ron was a lifelong Sturgis-area resident and graduated from Brighton High School in Brighton, Ind., with the class of 1959. …

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Steven Nerad, 41

Steven Andrew Nerad, age 41, of Three Rivers, passed away tragically on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 following a motorcycle accident. He was born on November 2, 1968 in Royal Oak, MI. the son of James John and Marian (White) Nerad. Steven graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1986. He was recently employed by Morse Metal Fabrications in Granger, IN. …

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Jean Ward, 73

Jean Marie Ward, 73, of Three Rivers, Michigan passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2010 surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 21, 1936 in Kalamazoo, MI., the daughter of Jerry C. and Dorothy (Chambers) Miller. Jeannie was a lifetime resident of Three Rivers. She married Frank E. (Drake) Ward on March 24, 1956. She enjoyed cooking and crocheting, …

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Pauline Merriman, 96

Pauline V. (King) Merriman, 96, of Sturgis, passed away Wednesday morning, Aug. 25, 2010, at Heartland Health Care Center in Three Rivers. She was born Oct. 24, 1913, in Sturgis, a daughter of the late Harvey and Louise (Frohriep) Bogues. Pauline graduated from Sturgis High School with the class of 1931 and was a lifelong Sturgis resident until moving to Kissimmee, …

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Henry Moyer, 59

Henry H. Moyer, age 59, of Mendon, died Saturday Aug. 7, 2010, at his home. He was born in Vicksburg, Mich., on July 18, 1951, the son of the late Shirley Roland and Barbara Jean (Hoover) Moyer, and was a lifetime resident of the area. Henry served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam in 1969 and 1970. He was married …

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Bev Snyder, 88

Beverly Jane “Bev” Snyder, age 88 of Mendon, died Monday Aug. 23, 2010 at her daughter’s home near Vicksburg. She was born in Kalamazoo on May 10, 1922 the daughter of Carl and Lela (Salt) Given. Following the death of her parents, Bev was raised by her three aunts and was a graduate of Battle Creek Central High School at …

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Jesse Payne, 17

Jesse A. Payne, 17, of Quincy, and formerly of Sturgis, died unexpectedly, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, in Quincy. Jesse was born Sept. 22, 1992, in Sturgis, to Starr Payne. He spent most of his life in the Sturgis area, where he had attended the Salvation Army Church, coming to Quincy eight years ago. Jesse had worked at Poly Green Foam …

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