Obituaries

    Mary Patricia Bigelow, 89, of Kalamazoo, died Thursday, Aug.  31, 2017. She was born March 11, 1928, in Hesperia, MI, the daughter of Loren and Rena (Munro) Robertson, and grew up in the Hesperia/Fremont area.     On Sept.  9, 1950, she married...
    Ruby Martens, 90, of Decatur, passed away Friday Aug. 25, 2017, at Hendrickson House in Decatur.     Ruby was born in Bertin Creek, Kentucky; on October 18, 1926 to William & Virginia (Dove) Shadrick. On February 28, 1953, she married...
    Michael Russell King, Sr., of Kalamazoo, entered into eternal life Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, after complications following surgery, in Kalamazoo. He was born, the son of William and Ruth, on Sept. 1, 1952, in Battle Creek, MI.     He was the...
    LAWTON - Margaret Ann Stoker (Sherman), 94, of Lawton, passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at Medi-lodge of Kalamazoo. Margaret was born June 18, 1923, in Lawton,  the daughter of the late Elmer “Lynn” and Eva Isabelle (Lawton) McKee...
    PAW PAW - Franklin Fay Whitworth, 85, of Paw Paw, passed away Aug. 25, 2017. Frank was born Nov. 11, 1931 in Battle Creek, MI, to the late Leo and Helen (Col-lins) Whitworth.     He served his country in the Navy during the Koran War and...
    PAW PAW - Dolores “Dee” Wegeler, 82, of Paw Paw, passed away Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, with her family by her side. She was born April 13, 1935, in Morton Grove, IL, the daughter of the late Joseph and Caroline (DeRossi) Segalla.     Dee grew up...
    LAWTON - Phyllis Ann Losure-Hassur, of Lawton, formerly of Goshen and Elkhart, IN, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 25, 2017.  Phyllis was born Jan. 1, 1932, in Bluffton, IN, the daughter of Samuel and Aldine (Kipfer) Reimschisel.     She...
    John DeCrocker, 85, formerly of Kalamazoo, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017.     Members of his family in-clude son, Rick DeCrocker; and  daughter, Laura (Galen) Callahan; five grandsons,  Christopher, Andrew, Nick (Kelsey), Dan (Shannon Przygocki)...
    James G. Shillito, 89, of Kalamazoo, died Aug. 23, 2017, in Kalamazoo. He was born March 25, 1928, in Cleveland, OH, the son of Alfred and Lilias (Taylor) Shillito, both of Glasgow, Scotland.     Jim served in the United States Army in Korea ...
   Aleksander Andrejczuk, 77, of Paw Paw, passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at Rose Arbor Hospice, Kalamazoo. The family met friends Aug. 25, at the Bangor Chapel, D. L. Miller Funeral Home where the funeral service was held. Interment followed in...

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