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John Evilsizor, 52

John Earl Evilsizor, aka “John Boy” Variety DJ, age 52, a lifelong resident of Sturgis, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born Dec. 18, 1966, in Sturgis, a son of Clarence Russell and Joan (Knapp) Evilsizor. John graduated from Sturgis High School with the class of 1986. He had been employed at …

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Mary Klett, 89

Mary E. Klett, age 89, of Constantine, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Goshen Hospital.  Mary was born January 21, 1930 in Three Rivers, daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Cerutti) Granzotto.  She graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1948 and then received her Medical Secretary’s degree from Elkhart College.  On April18, 1959, she married Garth Klett in …

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Ryan Allen, 26

Ryan James Allen, age 26, of Sturgis, formerly of Bronson, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at his home. Visitation for Ryan will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Church of Christ at Bronson, with the funeral service immediately following at noon. Evangelist Mike Roberts will officiate. Interment will take place at a …

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Cam Battishill, 92

Mrs. Ann Ruth “Cam” Battishill, age 92, of Three Rivers, passed away Friday evening, August 9, 2019 at Grace Heathcare in Three Rivers. She was born November 19, 1926 in Portage du Fort, Quebec, Canada, to the late Joseph O’Kane and Catherine Elizabeth (Loonam) Cameron.  She was married to David Gates “Dave” Battishill, in Detroit.  Dave passed away November 18, …

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Karl Kraft, Jr., 59

Karl Joseph Albert Kraft, Jr., age 59, of Decatur, was resurrected, early Wednesday morning, August 7, 2019, surrounded by family. Karl was born February 16, 1960, in Paw Paw, the son of Karl Joseph Albert Jr. and Marjorie Elizabeth (Irish) Kraft. On December 17, 1998, he married Susan J. Brock in their home located in Decatur. Karl had an infinite …

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Jean Ann Summey, 66

Jean Ann (Lipscomb) Summey, age 66, a lifetime resident of Sturgis, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at Heartland Health Care Center in Three Rivers. She was born Nov. 12, 1952, in Londonderry, Ohio, a daughter of the late Carl E. and Nola June (Smith) Lipscomb and was raised by her stepmother, Gwinda Lipscomb. On Dec. 26, 1985, she married …

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William Menser, 94

Chief Master Sgt. William A. Menser, retired, age 94, of Sturgis, went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 6, 2019, at his home. He was born Feb. 11, 1925, in Bridgman, a son of the late Joseph P. and Martha F. (Backus) Menser. Bill resided in Sturgis since 1969. Prior to coming to Sturgis, he traveled …

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Kristopher Warner, 40

Kristopher Michael Warner, age 40, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 5, 2019. He was born on November 9, 1978, the son of Stuart (Teri) Warner and Susan (Eric) Meyer. Kris had a wonderful personality which made him a joy to know. He had many friends and their lives were made better because of his friendship. His warm smile, laughter …

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Bob Hagelgans, 76

Robert “Bob” Hagelgans, age 76, of Centreville, passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born in Three Rivers on April 1, 1943, the son of the late Richard and Virginia (Sloan) Hagelgans.  He graduated from Centreville High School with the class of 1961.  Bob served in the Michigan National Guard from 1961-1966.  On September 6, …

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Fred Harter, 69

Fred L. Harter, age 69, of Jones, passed away at Center for Hospice Care in Elkhart on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 surrounded by his family. Fred was born in Fawn River, MI on June 11, 1950. He graduated from Centreville High School in 1968 and went on to serve in the United States Air Force. He retired as a line …

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