Obituaries

    Hazel Elzora Markus passed away June 15, 2019. She was born February 24, 1937, in Kalamazoo, MI, to Charles and Eva Cavanaugh. She was born into a large family with six siblings.     She was preceded in death by her husband Richard Markus; her...
    Dr. Joseph G. Engemann, PhD,  of Kalamazoo, invertebrate zoologist and professor emeritus, died Sept. 10, 2019, in Kalamazoo. He was born Nov. 27, 1928, in Belding, MI, to Julia and Hubert Engemann.     Close friends and family will miss his...
Hazel Elzora Markus February 24,1937 - June 15, 2019 Hazel was born in Kalamazoo to Charles and Eva Cavanaugh. She was born into a large family with six siblings. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard Markus, her daughter, Pam Clement,...
Richard A. Berger, 75, of  Mattawan, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements by Langeland Family Funeral Homes. Howard Henderson, of Gobles, formerly of Oshtemo, passed away Aug. 22, 2019. DorothyJean Ketchum, 91, of Paw...
    Dorothy Arlene McKnight, 97, of Lawton, died peacefully on September 4, 2019.     Dorothy was born January 21, 1922, in Porter Township, the daughter of William and Carrie (Gardner) Nesbitt. She enjoyed a fruitful career with the Lawton Leader...
    Ruthann M. Bryer, 76, of Portage, MI, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. She was born Jan. 7, 1943, in Plainfield, NJ, the youngest of five children to Theodore Haag Sr. and Irene (Matson) Haag.     The Swedish family moved to Baltimore, where...
    Walker H. Sisson, Jr., 71, of Kalamazoo, died Sept. 2, 2019, at his home. Walker was born Feb. 16, 1948, in Kalamazoo, the son of Walker, Sr. and Lois (Hooper) Sisson, who preceded him in death. He was a broadcast engineer and owned...
    Judie Merwin, 76, of  Decatur, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. She was born Feb. 1, 1943, in East Jordan, MI, the daughter of Edward and Melvina (Davis) Kotalik.     Members of her family include her husband, Bill; two  daughters, Connie (Mike)...
    Judith Clark, 80, formerly of Kalamazoo, died  Friday, Aug.  30, 2019, at Medilodge of Rochester Hills, MI.     Members of her family include her two sons, Robert of Kalamazoo, and Andrew and wife, Roxann, of Trenton; and three cherished...
    Deborah Brewer, 69, of Kalamazoo, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. She was born March 1, 1950, in Battle Creek, MI, the daughter of Roy and Bonnie Brewer.     Members of her family include her two brothers, Larry Brewer of Wyoming, MI,  and David...

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