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Janet Pheils, 84

Janet Rae Pheils, age 84, of Schoolcraft, died Thursday, June 13, 2019, surrounded by family. Janet was born in Sturgis to Daryle and Ruby (Harris) Pheils. The oldest of three children, she grew up on the family farm in Howe, Ind. She played the organ and taught Sunday school in the local church and graduated from Scott High School. Shortly …

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Shirley Sharp, 90

Shirley M. Sharp, age 90, of Vicksburg, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, June 14, 2019 with her family at her side. She was born in Schoolcraft on July 17, 1928 the daughter of Lawrence and Alice (Downey) Beebe. She was one of eight children and had many wonderful stories to share about growing up in such a …

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Cheryl Kline, 66

Cheryl L. Kline, age 66, of Three Rivers, died Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Glen Arbor Hospice in Battle Creek. She was born in Riverside, California on Jan. 24, 1953 the daughter of Donald and Shirley (Smith) Carlson. She attended Mendon Elementary and High Schools, and graduated from Adelante High School in Roseville, California with the Class of 1971. Cheryl …

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Larry Kraft, 78

Larry Carlton Kraft, age 78, of Sturgis, passed away Thursday evening, June 13, 2019, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born March 21, 1941, in Sturgis, a son of the late Richard and Viola (Kraft) Kraft. Larry was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1959. While in high school, …

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Reta Keith, 85

Reta Rose Keith, age 85, of Sturgis, passed away early Thursday afternoon, June 13, 2019, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. She was born July 23, 1933, in Lansing, a daughter of the late Maurice and Alta (Adams) Finnerman. Reta was a lifelong Sturgis resident. In August 1950, she married Warren Maxwell. This marriage ended in divorce and he passed …

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Wayne Fennell, 92

Wayne Arthur Fennell of Burr Oak passed away Feb. 6, 2019, at Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo, due to complications from kidney failure. He was born June 23, 1926, in LaGrange County, Ind., and lived on a farm with his parents, James Arthur Fennell and Viola (Vail) Fennell. The family later moved to Michigan on a farm and Wayne attended …

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Patrick Moore, 56

Patrick Alan Moore, age 56, of Sturgis, passed away Monday afternoon, June 10, 2019, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. He was born Feb. 11, 196,1 in Springfield, Ohio, a son of the late Roy R. and Letha Elizabeth “Betty” (Stewart) Moore. Patrick resided in Sturgis since 1978, coming from Oxnard, Calif. He was a member of St. Mary’s Assumption …

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David Mader, 61

David Paul Mader, age 61, of Jones, Michigan passed away in the early afternoon hours on Monday, June 10, 2019, after courageously battling with cancer, his wife by his side. He was born in Three Rivers, Michigan on January 28, 1958 the son of William “Bill” and Ruth (Soule) Mader. In accordance with his wishes, David has been cremated. David …

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Arnold Park, 50

Arnold Young Park, of Plymouth, died on Monday, June 10, 2019. He was 50 years old. Arnold was born in Detroit to Dr. Ro John Park and Young Ja (nee Kim) Park on December 22, 1968. Arnold is survived by his beloved wife of 24 years, Amy (nee Emrich) Park. Also surviving Arnold are his loving children Isaiah and Riley …

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Linda Ivins, 66

Linda Lou Ivins, age 66, of Marcellus, passed away late Friday evening June 7, 2019 at Borgess Hospital. She was born on June 15, 1952, in Three Rivers, the daughter of the late Robert and Vivian (Houldsworth) Bishop. Linda graduated from Cedarville High School in 1971. She then moved to Three Rivers where she attended Glen Oaks Community College, graduating …

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