Obituaries

    Juanita Irving, of Paw Paw, passed away Sept. 25, 2019, at her residence. A celebration of life service will be held Sunday, Oct. 20, from noon to 2 p.m.  at the Oshtemo Community Center, Kalamazoo.     Gloria Janice Shaw, 93, of Kalamazoo,...
    Gregory John Visel, 32, of Schoolcraft, MI, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Greg was born Sept. 30, 1987, in Kalamazoo, the son of Barry and Nancy (Schneidt) Visel.     Greg was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy.     Surviving are his...
    Lucille Irene Rennhack (nee Reck) peacefully left this world on Monday, October 14 for an eternal life in Heaven.  She was born on March 9, 1927 to the late Gustave and Anna (Frobel) Reck. She attended Immanuel Lutheran School in Bridgman, MI,...
    Jeffrey L. Harper, Jr., 49, of Otsego, MI, passed away suddenly at home, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. He was born Dec. 23, 1969, in Battle Creek, MI, and grew up in Bellevue, MI.     Jeff worked for Consum-ers Energy in gas distribution for more than...
    Charles “Chuck” Zagar, 64, of Mattawan, died peacefully, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Acension Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, surrounded by his family.  Chuck was born March 31, 1955, in Kalamazoo, the son of Robert and Margaret (Pfau) Zagar. Chuck...
    Donald Wayne La Rue Jr., 79, of Paw Paw, passed away Thursday Oct. 10, 2019. He was born June 30, 1940, in Kalamazoo, the son of the late Donald W. La Rue, Sr., and Beulah M. (Crook) La Rue.     Don served his country in the Navy, he loved...
    Shirley L. Shane, 90, of Kalamazoo, died Oct. 10, 2019, at Amber Way, Heritage Community, Kalamazoo.         Shirley was born Feb. 2, 1929, in Minot, ND, the daughter of Haskell and Ruby (Stogner) Manes. She was a secretary at St. Joseph Church...
    Harley Pierce, 93, of Sturgis, MI, passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019 after a long, productive, and happy life.     He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Bessie (Torbet) Pierce, and his wife of 60 years, Eva Pierce. He is...
    Nancy J. Warren, 86, of Kalamazoo, died Oct. 8, 2019, at New Friends Memory Care, Kalamazoo.  She was born Dec. 27, 1932, in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Harold and Berenice (Crandall) Hill.     On Nov. 24, 1951, she married George Warren, and he...
    R Graham Beyer, 32, of Kalamazoo, formerly of Paw Paw, passed away suddenly in Ridgway, CO, Aug. 29, 2019. Born Dec. 30, 1986, R was a 2006 graduate of Paw Paw High School. He attained the rank of Eagle Scout with Boy Scout Troop 169. R earned a...

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