Obituaries

Albert Hill, 80

Albert H. Hill, age 80, of Sturgis, Mich., passed away Jan. 21, 2010, at the Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born Nov. 29, 1929, in Bartlesville, Okla., a son to the late George and Pauline (Kramer) Hill. Albert was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II in counter intelligence as station chief for the …

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Marguerite Rentfrow, 89

Marguerite May Rentfrow, 89, of Jones, Long Lake, and formerly Elkhart, Ind., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010 at the Sunshine House, Three Rivers. She was born on May 14, 1920 in Fabius Township, the daughter of Laverne and Mable (Withers) Rumsey. Mrs. Rentfrow has been a lifetime resident of this area. She and her husband, Lyle, ran their …

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Mary Theisman, 103

Mary M. Theisman, age 103, of Sturgis, Mich., passed away Thursday afternoon, Jan. 21, 2010, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. She was born Aug. 21, 1906 in Tamaroa, Ill., a daughter to the late John and Agnes (Ryterski) Kucharski. Mrs. Theisman had resided in Sturgis since 1945 coming from Three Rivers. Her early life was spent in the southern …

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James Yoder, 82

James E. Yoder, 82 of Sturgis, Mich., and Weslaco, Texas, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, surrounded by his family at the Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco. He was born Aug. 11, 1927, in Nottawa, Mich., a son to the late Ernest and Lovina (Eicher) Yoder. Jim resided in the Sturgis area most of his life. In 1950 he married …

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Rev. William Bowen, 84

Rev. William Aiken Bowen, 84, of Monroe, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010 at his home. He had been in poor health since 2000 and seriously ill for five months. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the Rupp Funeral Home, Inc. A memorial service will be on Friday at 10 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, Monroe. Rev. Nancy …

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William White, 88

William H. White, age 88, of Marion, MI passed away Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 in the company of his family while at his daughters home in Fremont, IN.  He was born in Sturgis on June 21, 1921,  a son of John Alexander and Elizabeth Ann (Frain) White. William served his country in the US Army.  On January 29, 1942, he married Emma …

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Mac Anderson, 84

Marion B. “Mac” (Warner) Anderson, 84, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Jan. 12, 2010. Born Aug. 30, 1925 in Three Rivers, she was the daughter of Wyla (MacDonald) and LaVerne Warner. She will join her late husband Marion F. “Bud” Anderson at Bay Pines National Cemetery, Fla. She is survived by three children, Warner J., Mary K. and Beth Ann; …

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Donald German, 78

Donald A. German, 78, of Burr Oak, Mich., passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 17, 2010, at Matthew 7:7 Adult Foster Care Home in White Pigeon. He was born May 3, 1931, in Hillsdale, Mich., a son to the late Harold and Beulah (Norris) German. Don had resided most of his life in Burr Oak. On March 29, 1952, he married …

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Raymond Stewart, 67

Raymond R. Stewart, age 67, of Sturgis, Mich., passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, at Thurston Woods Village. He was born Dec. 13, 1942, in Sturgis, a son to the late Paul and Mabel (Warkentine) Stewart. Raymond had lived in Colon, Mich., until 1955 when his family moved to Sturgis. He graduated from Sturgis High School with the class of …

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Dawn Stuut, 50

Dawn M. Stuut 50, Schoolcraft Dawn Marie (Barr) Stuut has gone to be with her Lord after a brave fight with melanoma cancer. She was born Oct. 6, 1959, in Sturgis, Mich. Dawn was a nurse for 30 years at Bronson’s NICU and her “babies” were her passion. She was awarded the Daisy Award for outstanding nursing excellence and was …

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