Obituaries

    Catherine Reits, 82, of Byron Center, MI, and Largo, FL, formerly of Paw Paw, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, whom she loved and served for many years, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019.     Catherine owned and operated Reits Roller Rink...
    Terry Lee Welsh, 69, of Gobles, died peacefully on February 7, 2019, at Bronson Commons, Mattawan.     He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Ernest and Mildred Welsh; brother, Gene Welsh; sister-in-law, Sharon Welsh, and his “...
    Jane Marie Drake, 71, of Kalamazoo, died Feb. 10, 2019. Jane was born May 8, 1947, the daughter of Dolty and Gladys Stanfill.     Known as a humble and giving person, she was always there for her family who were her pride and joy.     She was...
    Evan Michael Hughes, 64, of Paw Paw, died Feb. 4, 2019, in Kalamazoo. He was born Sept. 13, 1954, in Coshocton, OH, son of the Rev. Cannon John Charles and Laverne Jean Hughes.     Evan graduated from Elston High School in Michigan City, IN. He...
    Norreen Margaret (Cloney) Roberts, 91, of Kalamazoo, died peacefully, Feb. 5, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her family. Norreen was born May 24, 1927, in Martin, MI, the middle daughter of Cecil and Helen (Cavanaugh) Cloney.     She started...
    Mary Ferguson, of Southfield, MI,  loving daughter, sister and aunt, died Nov. 27, 2018. Mary was the daughter of the (late) Raymond and Dorothy Ott.     Surviving are her mother and several brothers and their families.     A funeral service...
    Angela A. Korabik, 90, of Kalamazoo, died peacefully at her home, Feb. 4, 2019. Angie was born Dec. 31, 1928, in Kalamazoo, the daughter of John and Mary (Bednarczyk) Korabik.     She graduated from St. Augustine High School, and was a lifelong...
    Russell Bland, 73, of Paw Paw, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo. He was born  Jan. 9, 1946, the son of Elmer and Ann Marie (Huber) Bland, in Hammond, IN, where he grew up and graduated from Hammond Tech High...
    John “Jack” Warren Lawrence, 90, of Richland, MI,  died peacefully, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, surrounded by family.     Born and raised in Kalamazoo, the son of William and Borgia Lawrence, Jack graduated from St. Augustine High School (1945) and...
    Robert Gordon Cramer, 83, of Lawton, passed away Jan. 31, 2019. Bob was born June 2, 1935, in Paw Paw, the son of Leonard and Tressa Cramer.     Bob married Noreen Gurnsey on June 3, 1961. Together, they enjoyed traveling all over the United...

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