Obituaries

   Brian Phillip Downey, 56, of Portage, MI, died June 23, 2019,  in Kalamazoo. Services will be private. Arrangements by Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes - Kalamazoo. www.BetzlerLifeStory.com    David Eugene Fickle, 71, of Grand Blanc, MI, formerly...
    Dorothy Mae Huey, 97, of Paw Paw, died peacefully, June 27, 2019, at Maple Lake Assisted Living, Paw Paw. Dorothy was born Jan, 2, 1922, in Paw Paw, the daughter of Glenn and Bernice Huey.     After graduating from Paw Paw schools, Dorothy...
    Sharon Kay Cripe went home to Jesus, Saturday, June 15, 2019. Sharon passed peacefully at her home in Challis, ID, surrounded by loved ones, after a long battle with COPD.     Sharon was born in Dixon, IL, on March 2, 1946 to Ralph and...
    Susan Burger Erion, 83, of Paw Paw, died peacefully, June 23, 2019, at Maple Lake Assisted Living, Paw Paw. Susan was born April 4, 1936, in Paw Paw, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Chappell) Burger.     After graduating from Northwestern...
    Helen Margaret Wait, 98, of Paw Paw, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at her home. She was born July 20, 1920, in Bloomingdale, the daughter of the late Harry Niles and Addieline Rose (Wilkinson) Niles.     Helen was active with the local...
    Kristin Phillips, 36, formerly of Gull Lake, MI, died unexpectedly, June 21, 2019, after a prolonged illness with addiction. She has passed to a world free from pain and despair and was welcomed into heaven by her grandparents, Louis and Mary...
    Max Heckelman, 90, of Kalamazoo, died Friday, June 21, 2019, at Rose Arbor Hospice,  Kalamazoo. He was born Nov.  27, 1928, in Three Rivers, MI, to Wayne and Viola (Maul) Heckelman. He grew up in Three Rivers, where he graduated from Three...
    JoAnn M. Boven, 69, of Cedar Lake, Marcellus, died peacefully at her home on June 19, 2019.     JoAnn was born July 9, 1949 in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Harold and Evelyn (Nelson) Greenfield. She worked as a dental hygienist and was a member of...
    After a lifelong battle with a heart condition Krista Sue Wilkinson, of Mattawan, passed on June 17, 2019, at age 33. She was born Feb. 14, 1986 in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Daniel and Deborah (Culp) Wilkinson.     With kind eyes and a warm...
    William James Grudecki, 67, of  Paw Paw, died June 17, 2019,  in Paw Paw. He was born Nov.  21, 1951, in Watervliet, MI, the son of John Grudecki and Stella (Wrona) Krause.     Bill graduated from Paw Paw High School. He worked at Allied Paper...

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