Obituaries

    George John Scukanec ‘Scorch’, 75, of Paw Paw, passed away at Rose Arbor Hospice, Kalamazoo, in the early morning hours of Wednesday, August 7. George was born on January 9, 1944 in Chicago, IL.     A lifelong resident of Paw Paw, he graduated...
    Melva Lorraine Saline-Meachum was born April 21, 1948, in Benton Harbor, MI. She was born to Harold and Glenna (Reed) Sanders. Melva passed away at her home in Hartford,  Monday, July 29, 2019.     Melva was united in marriage with Dwight...
    Rosie Pearl “Rose” Henderson, 78, of Lawrence, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo. Rose was born Nov.  8, 1940, in Braggadocio, Mo., the daughter of Ernest and Lorene (James) Robbins, both of whom...
    Carl “Rusty” Wahmhoff, 88, of Portage, died Aug. 8, 2019, at his home with his family at his side. Rusty was born Aug. 31, 1930, in Chicago, the son of Carl and Mildred (Hesseling) Wahmhoff.     He owned and operated Wahmhoff Tree Farm for over...
    Eva Mae (Reid) Mearing, 92, of Paw Paw, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019 in Lawton. She was born October 15, 1926, the daughter of the late Benson and Marie Reid. She was a loving wife, mother, grandma, great-grandma, and great-great-grandma....
    Lawrence “Larry” Joseph Doyle, 74, of Lawrence, passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at his home. He was born Oct. 9, 1944, in Paw Paw, to the late Francis Doyle and Lucille (Austgen) Doyle.     He worked as an optician for more than 40 years...
    Lawrence Fleck, PhD, 88, of Kalamazoo, died peacefully,  Aug. 6, 2019. Larry was born in Kalamazoo, the son of James and Mary (Foley) Fleck.     Larry retired from GM after 27 years as a senior research chemist.     Surviving is his wife of 63...
    Frederick Barnes “Fritz” Muehlhausen, 70, of Marcellus, passed away Wednesday, Aug.  7, 2019 at Spectrum Health Center, Grand Rapids, MI. He was born March 16, 1949, in Logansport, IN, to Gordon Delmar Muehlhausen and Betty Jeanne (Barnes)...
    Robert (Bob) Ronald Packer,  84, of Lawton, passed away  Aug. 6, 2019, while sleeping peacefully in his Lawton home, after a nearly 14-year battle with cancer.     Bob grew up in Lawton, where he enjoyed a happy childhood, and began his...
    Corinne Betty Cummins, of Portage, died peacefully at age 93 on Aug. 4, 2019, at Friendship Village. She was born Sept.  21, 1925, in Denver, CO, to Henry and Nellie (VandePolder) Buiskool.     She was an avid reader and bridge player, and a...

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