Obituaries

    Mildred Viola Henson, 85, of Grand Junction, returned home to her Lord and Savior on March 3, 2018, at her home. She was born Sept.  4, 1932, in Wolverine, MI, to the late Alfred and Viola (Osborne) Randall.     She is survived by her five...
    MATTAWAN - Tom Olmstead, 77,  of Mattawan, died Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo. He was born  Aug.  31, 1940, in Grand Rapids, MI. He grew up in the Grand Rapids area. Tom was proud to have served his country in...
   Dana R. Bahm, 70, of Mattawan, formerly of Benton Harbor, passed away, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at his home. Arrangements by Starks & Menchinger Chapel. www.starks-menchinger.com.    Michael Louis Charles, 54, of Paw Paw, passed away Saturday,...
    MATTAWAN - Larry Hogmire, 72, of Mattawan, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, after an extended illness and hospital stay.     Larry was a truck driver for many years, or as he liked to call it, “a prisoner of the highway”,  but above all else, he...
    Janet Lee (Hutchins) Sanborn passed away February 25, 2018, at Maple Lake Assisted Living in Paw Paw.       She was born August 31, 1940, in Lawrence, the daughter of Leland and Florence (Monroe) Hutchins.  She grew up on a farm in Arlington...
    Nancy McLellan, 89, of Kalamazoo, passed away Feb. 21, 2018, at Friendship Village, Kalamazoo. She was born June 11, 1928, in Kalamazoo, to the late Loren and Mabel (Trent) Kesler.     She is survived by her husband, Jerry McLellan; two ...
    Adam J. Keilen, 37, of Kalamazoo, died unexpectedly Feb.  26, 2018, in Bonita Springs, FL. Adam was born June 3, 1980, in Lansing, MI, the son of Richard and Joanne (Pohl) Keilen.     He graduated from Portage Central High School in 1999 and...
    Richard F. Byers passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, after a brief illness at the age of 83.     A graduate of Paw Paw High School and a United States Army veteran, Richard spent most of his life in Van Buren County and was the proprietor of...
    Danny Lee Trumps, 71, of Portage, MI, died Feb. 27, 2018, at his home. Danny was born Oct. 13, 1946, in Forest City, AR, the son of Varney and Thelma (Smith) Trumps.     He was a warm-hearted person, willing to help anyone and always ready with...
    Robert S. Ailes, 75, of Portage,  died Feb. 26, 2018, in Kalamazoo. Bob was born April 23, 1942, in Kalamazoo, the son of Elroy and Irene (Heighton) Ailes, who both preceded him in death.     He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam era, and...

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