Obituaries

    Elizabeth Jean (Sugden) Soltesz, 71, of Lawton, passed away suddenly on Friday, June 8, 2018.  She was born in Norwalk, CT, on June 27, 1946, the daughter of Benjamin and Julia Sugden.     As a child, Betty looked up to her older brother, Ben,...
    Jeffrey Scott Conolly, of Hillsdale, MI, passed away June 3, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born July 21, 1953, in Paw Paw, to Roger and Mavis (Ladyman) Conolly.     Jeffrey is survived by his wife, Karen (Brookman); three...
    William Henry Crowel, 90, of Kalamazoo, quietly passed away June 8, 2018, while in hospice care at Friendship Village of Kalamazoo. Bill was born June 14, 1927, in South Bend, IN, the son of Forrest and Mary (Skoda) Crowel.     He graduated...
    Harold Leland Hande, 91, passed away Saturday afternoon, June 9, 2018, with his family at his side. Harold was born May 8, 1927, in Gardner, ND, the son of Knute and Haranda (Toftosvnd) Hande.     He proudly served his country during World War...
    Cheryl Margaret Combs, 65, of  Paw Paw, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018. A celebration of her life will be held today (Friday, June 8), at 1 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 63855 M-40, Lawton.          Kim Roger Hall, 69,  of ...
    Patricia Quinlan Albertson, 95, of Kalamazoo, died Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Kalamazoo. Patricia was born May 2, 1923, in Cleveland, OH, to Mary (Hartnett) and John Webster Hadlock.     She married Eugene R. Albertson, Jan. 15, 1949, at St....
    Kenneth Lee Spencer, 59, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Kalamazoo. Kenneth was born Dec. 25, 1958, in Paw Paw, the son of Lawrence and Lois (Mauk) Spencer.     He was a lifelong farmer, cattleman and outdoorsman. Kenneth was very...
    Karyn Michelle Webber-Swanson, 47, of Otsego, MI, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at St Mary’s Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI, following cancer surgery.  She was born May 23, 1971, in Lansing, MI, the daughter of Leo L. and Joan L. (Kauffman...
    Claudette Marie Walters, 63, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018. She was born Oct. 27, 1954, in Allegan, MI.     Claudette was preceded in death  by her husband, Robert Wiler; her mothers, Carol Williams and Phyllis Walters; brother, Richie...
    Cynthia Mary (Reed) Stech,  82, of Kalamazoo, passed away peacefully, Monday, June 4, 2018, at her home in Kalamazoo. She was born Aug. 23, 1935, in Columbus, OH, to Samuel and Cynthia Mary “Minky” Reed.     She is survived by her brother,...

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