Obituaries

    Catherine ‘Katie’ Robyn, 95, of Kalamazoo, died April 8, 2019.     She is survived by her two children, Jill Jean (Charlie Merrill) of Bainbridge Island, WA, and Ron (Karen) Robyn of Kalamazoo. She was the proud grandmother of two...
    Melba Jane (Conrad) Guy,  88, of Lawton, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at White Oaks Assisted Living, Lawton.  She was born a twin, May 30, 1930, near Coffeville, KS, to Wade and Rosetta Conrad.     In 1948, she graduated high school from...
    Harry M. Wheeler, 90,  of Livonia, MI, died April 1, 2019,  in Livonia. Harry was born July 8, 1928, in Kalamazoo, the son of Michael and Mary (Fitzpatrick) Wheeler.     Harry is preceded in death by his brothers, Thomas, John and Bill.     He...
    Helen Lee, 50, formerly of  Three Rivers, MI,  died Friday, March 29, 2019.  She was born  March 22, 1969, in Seoul, South Korea, the daughter of Dr. Shoon Hie and Yang Ja Lee.     She had been an area resident most of her life. Helen graduated...
February 14, 1954 - March 24, 2019     Daniel “Crock” James Germaine, 65, passed away at his home in Turlock, CA, Sunday, March 24, 2019.  He was surrounded by his wife, daughter, son-in-law, and sister as he passed into Glory.     Daniel was born...
    Anthony L. Benzie, 86, of Paw Paw, died April 3, 2019, in Kalamazoo. He was born April 27, 1932, in Burnside, PA, the son of Stanley Benzie and Agnes (Rybarcek) Benzie.     Anthony graduated from Montgomery Schools in Pennsylvania. He proudly...
Clyde O. Maylath     Clyde O. Maylath, of Kalamazoo, formerly of Paw Paw, succumbed to Parkin-son’s on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Bronson Commons, Mattawan. Born April 30, 1929, to Oscar H. and Ella (Humphrey) Maylath, in New York, NY, he grew up...
    Thomas Frederick Gromak, Sr., 76, of Mattawan died April 2, 2019 after a home hospice fight with cancer and COPD. His death ended a life in which he had been a successful high school swimmer, a longtime machinist and machine-shop supervisor, a...
    Virginia “Ginnie” Atwater, 82, of Lawton, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at her home. She was born May 16, 1936, in Kalamazoo, the daughter of the late Tony and Alice (Miles) Stimac.     Ginnie was active with her family, their home was...
Oren “Tuffy” Gillette, of Portage, 71, died on Thursday, March 28, 2019. He was born on April 6, 1947 in Sandusky, Ohio, the son of Oren and Agnes (Stuhler) Gillette, and he grew up in Collinwood, Ohio. Members of his family include his wife of 17...

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