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Stewart Swihart Sr, 97

Stewart D. Swihart Sr., age 97, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, 404 Cottage, Sturgis, Mich., died peacefully at Thurston Woods Village on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009. He was born Oct. 25, 1911, to Dyoll and Ella (Dague) Swihart in Howe, Ind.  He graduated Brighton High School (1929) and Purdue University (1934) with a mechanical engineering degree.  He was commissioned …

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Ronald Schrock, 57

Ronald Roy Schrock, age 57, of Centreville, passed away Friday, August 28th, 2009 at his home. He was born in LaGrange, IN on May 10, 1952,  a son of  Roy D. and Rachael  I. (Hershberger) Schrock.  Ron graduated from Centreville High School in 1970 and attended Glen Oaks Community College for 2 years.  On November 6, 1971, Ron married Florence …

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Stuart Halverson, 81

Stuart D. Halverson age 81, of Mattawan, passed away Wednesday August 26, 2009 at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. He was born in Three Rivers, Michigan on January 11, 1928 the son of the late Erling and Kathryn (Patterson) Halverson. He graduated from Three Rivers High School and attended 2 years of college at Case Western Reserve in …

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Mattie Birch, 83

Mattie Jane Birch, age 83, of Richland and formerly of Chicago and Leonidas, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009 at her home in Richland.  She was born in Leonidas on Aug. 18, 1926 the daughter of Karl and Ethel (Taylor) Birch.  She graduated from Mendon High School, attended the Chicago Evangelistic Institute, and graduated from Vernard University in University Park, IA.  …

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Martha Bullock, 86

Martha Winifred Bullock, age 86, of Cleveland Hts., OH , passed away  Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. She was born in New Kensington, PA on April 9, 1923, a daughter of  Laney and Jerusha (Greer) Lewis.  Martha graduated from New Kensington High School in 1941 and later received her Masters Degree in Elementary Education from …

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Evelyn Nuffer, 73

Affectionately known as “The Chicken Lady”, Evelyn Alice Nuffer, age 73, of Three Rivers, died Sunday Aug. 23, 2009 following a brief illness.  She was born in Palmer, Alaska on June 28, 1936 the daughter John and Alice (DeGroat) Porter.  Generations have benefited from her volunteer work and generosity as a 4-H Leader.  She has assisted many children at the …

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Maurice “Mike” Kline, 82

  A lifelong Mendon resident, Maurice “Mike” Kline, Sr., died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009 following a long illness.  Mike was born on Jan. 9, 1927 to Otto and Ada (Mumby) Kline.  He was a member of the Mendon High School Class of 1944.  After graduation Mike served in the U.S. Army where he was among the first occupants of Japan …

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Adolph Bayer, 95

Adolph Bayer, age 95, of Sturgis, Michigan passed away early Saturday morning August 15, 2009 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. He was born October 23, 1913 in Mineral, Kansas a son of the late Alois and Erstina (Hypsch) Bayer. Mr. Bayer’s early life was spent in Chicago where he became a semi-professional baseball pitcher. He came to Sturgis in …

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Lloyd Steiner, 88

Lloyd Steiner, age 88, of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Tuesday afternoon August 18, 2009 at the Sturgis Hospital. In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial service celebrating the life of Lloyd Steiner will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday at the Sturgis Missionary Church, 67087 North M-66, Sturgis, MI. Burial of the ashes will follow the service …

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Joseph Ringler, 82

Joseph Elva Ringler, age 82 of White Pigeon, passed away early Tuesday morning, Aug. 18, 2009, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. He was born May 13, 1927, in North Dakota. Joe had resided in White Pigeon for the past 17 years, coming from Sturgis. On Oct. 24, 1953, he married Nora Bellaire in Angola, Ind. Following more than 37 …

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