Obituaries

   Lawrence “Larry” H. Skinner, age 72, of Portage, MI, died on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Lake Harris Health Center in Leesburg, Florida. He was a long-standing member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Portage.    Members of his family...
   Lorraine Brown of Kalamazoo died peacefully at her home on Saturday, March 2, 2019, surrounded by her children. Members of her family include her 4 children: Kathy (Don) Marshall, Don (Buddy ) Brown, Dave (Penny) Brown and Dann (Lisa) Brown....
   Helen Ruth Russell, 94, of Lawton, passed away Feb. 20, 2019. Cremation has taken place. A private family celebration of her life will be held.
    Evelyn L. Hogarth, 92, of  Kalamazoo, died peacefully, Feb. 25, 2019, at Rose Arbor Hospice Residence Facility, Kalamazoo, after battling lung cancer. She was born Aug. 2, 1926, in Muskegon, MI,  the daughter of Marlyn F. and Ruther (Sherman)...
    Glenna Lucille Wentzloff, 76, of Mattawan, died peacefully,  Feb. 25, 2019. Glenna was born May 8, 1942, in Kalamazoo.     Known as a free spirit and a big kid, Glenna was the fun mom that everyone wanted to be around. She found joy in helping...
    James George Homrich, 86, of Kalamazoo, died peacefully,  Feb. 19, 2019.  Jim was born Jan.  30, 1933 in Grand Rapids, MI, the son of Reynold “Doc” and Caroline (Steffes) Homrich.     Surviving are his wonderful wife of 65 years, Mary Ann; five...
    Roy A. Betzler, 74, of Portage, MI, died unexpectedly, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Palm Springs, CA. Roy was born Aug. 29, 1944, in Highland Park, the son of Roy, Sr., and Edna (Gable) Betzler.     He was the former owner of  Betzler Funeral...
   Michael Snyder, 47, of Gobles, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. Arrangements by Calvin Funeral Home, Hartford.    Nancy Wilkins, of Paw Paw, formerly of Lombard, IL, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.
    Cynthia Lewis, 78, of Kalamazoo, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. She was a lifelong resident of Kalamazoo, and worked at  Hope Network for several years.     Members of her family include her cousins, Leigh Feltes Munn and her husband,  David, Ross...
    Bradley John Noeldner, 66, of Paw Paw, died Feb. 18, 2019, in Kalamazoo. He was born Oct.  10, 1952, in Watertown, SD, the son of Howard and Margaret (Downes) Noeldner.     Brad graduated from South Shore High School and Lake Area Vocational...

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