Obituaries

    Locena Leone (Arrans) Harris passed away March 29, 2019, in Helena, MT. Leone was born October 9, 1941, in Lawrence. She was the daughter of Gilbert and Evelyn (Smith) Arrans.   Leone graduated from Lawrence High School in 1959 and joined the U...
    Doris Elaine Tomer, 78, of Portage, died April 15, 2019, in Portage.         Doris was born June 12, 1940, in Pentwater, MI, the daughter of Harold and Adria (VanWickle) Burkholder. She was a great cook and mastered the annual Christmas...
    Thomas Earl Cook, Jr., 60, of Schoolcraft, MI, died unexpectedly, April 11, 2019, at U of M Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI. Tom was born June 26, 1958,  in Kalamazoo, the son of Thomas Sr. and Virginia (Rutz) Cook.     He grew up in Evart, MI, and...
    Spencer Anthony Betke, of Kalamazoo, lost his life due to a tragic accident on April 11, 2019.     Left to cherish his memory are his parents, Carolyn and Tony Betke; brothers, Cooper and Cameron; his grandparents,  Bela Lahner, Sandy Norris,...
    Put a loving memory in your thoughts to say good-bye to Marty DeRoos (Mar-tha Pugsley), who was a friend to many.       Marty was born in Paw Paw, and grew up on a family-run fruit farm. In her mid-twenties she packed everything up in her car...
    Lucille M. Lang, 74, of Otsego, MI, died April 11, 2019, in Kalamazoo. Lu-cille was born Nov. 16, 1944, in Deckerville, MI, the daughter of George and Blanche Lang.     She was a hair dresser and owned her own shop for the past 30 years.     ...
    Cathryn (Ann) DeVisser, 63, of Mattawan, lost her valiant battle against breast cancer,  April 8, 2019, at Mount Sinai Hospital, Miami, FL, surrounded by her loving family and friends.     Ann is survived by husband Ken DeVisser of Mattawan;...
   Dr. Howard Edsen Farris, 86, died March 9, 2019, in Dunedin, FL.                 www.mossfeaster.com/obituaries/Howard-Farris-3/    Garry Pennington, 78, of  Kalamazoo, died April 6, 2019, in Grand Rapids, MI. Arrangements by Betzler Life Story...
    Catherine ‘Katie’ Robyn, 95, of Kalamazoo, died April 8, 2019.     She is survived by her two children, Jill Jean (Charlie Merrill) of Bainbridge Island, WA, and Ron (Karen) Robyn of Kalamazoo. She was the proud grandmother of two...
    Melba Jane (Conrad) Guy,  88, of Lawton, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at White Oaks Assisted Living, Lawton.  She was born a twin, May 30, 1930, near Coffeville, KS, to Wade and Rosetta Conrad.     In 1948, she graduated high school from...

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