Obituaries

    LAWRENCE - Clinton Herbert Buskirk, 93, of Lawrence, passed away at home with his family, Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was born Oct. 9, 1923, in St. Joseph, MI, to Frank and Eunice Buskirk.     Clinton served his country in the Army during World...
    Vilma Childs, 89, of Kalamazoo, formerly of Lawrence, died  Friday, May 12, 2017.     Born in 1927, and raised in Chicago, Vilma moved to Lawrence in 1954. A graduate of Western Michigan University, Vilma retired from Covert Public Schools,...
    Judith E. Hatch, 82, of Mattawan, passed away April 29, 2017. Cremation has taken place. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.     Carl William Newton, 79, of Gobles, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at his residence....
    LAWTON - Margaret A. Garvelink, of Lawton, died peacefully, April 26, 2017, with her son, Steve, and daughter- in-law, Pam, and family by her side. She was born June 8, 1918, in Carey, ID, the daughter of John and Rachael Howard.     Margaret...
    PAW PAW - Frank Ellsworth Coulson, 61, of Paw Paw, passed away at his home with his family on May 9, 2017. He was born Feb. 16, 1956, in Anchorage AK, to the late Richard and Muriel (Johnson) Coulson.     Frank was employed with Prab for the...
    Helen A. Warren, 93, of Portage, MI, died April 20, 2017, at Brookdale of Portage. She was born April 8, 1924, in Cook Station, MO, the daughter of Robert and Viola Chumley.     Helen was retired from the Upjohn Company where she proudly served...
    Ethel Petersen-Kelly, 93, of Kalamazoo, died peacefully, May 6, 2017, at Kairos Dwelling, Kalamazoo. She was born Feb.  23, 1924, in South Wales, Great Britain, the daughter of Henry and Bridget (Fitzgerald) Chainey.     She was preceded in...
    Frank L. Summe, 94, of Decatur, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017. He was born March 28, 1923, in Warsaw, IN, the only child of John B. and Elva L. (Rowland) Summe.     He attended Mishawaka High School, (IN) graduating in 1941.  He joined the...
   Duane F. Miller, 86, of Bangor, died April 29, 2017. Arrangements by Bloomingdale Chapel,  D.L.  Miller Funeral Home. dlmillerfuneralhome.com    Dana Beth Wardlaw, 58, of Kalamazoo, died April 28, 2017. Arrangements by Betzler Life Story Funeral...
    Jerry Lee Campbell, of Decatur, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday April 25, 2017, at Heart of Florida Hospital, Davenport, FL.  Jerry was born Nov. 4, 1936, in Spring Mill, AR, the son of Tommie and Myrtle (Thompson) Campbell.     ...

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