Obituaries

    Maurice Joseph “Joe” Bowler, M.D., 83,  of Kalamazoo,  died April 4, 2017 in Palm Desert, CA. He was born Jan.  25, 1934, in Chicago, the son of Maurice and Ellen (nee Ferriter) Bowler.     Joe proudly served in the United States Navy as a...
    PAW PAW - Willie Lee Brooks, 85, of Paw Paw, passed away April 8, 2017. She was born to the late Olivet and Delphia (Rogers) Harris on April 21, 1931.     Willie had a strong relationship with the Lord and read her Bible often. Her greatest...
    PAW PAW - Anthony Wayne Herd, 74, of Paw Paw, passed away April 5, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born June 1, 1942, in Chicago, to the late William and Barbara Herd.     Anthony served in the Navy during the Vietnam war,...
    GOBLES - Howard Richard Larke, 69, died April 9, 2017,  in Kalamazoo. He was born March 10, 1948, in Detroit, MI, the son of Richard and Alice (Schultz) Larke.     Howard was a private label sales manager for Chem Link for 10 years.    ...
    MATTAWAN - Dixie Saxton, 75, of Mattawan, died Monday, April 10, 2017. She was born April 18, 1941, the daughter of Garth and Lela (Munson) Kimble.     She was a lifelong area resident.For 37 years, she worked for Mattawan Consolidated School...
    Annette R. LaVier, 80, of Kalamazoo, died April 8, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Parchment, MI. She was born Feb. 17, 1937,  at Borgess Medical Center,  Kalamazoo.     Annette graduated from State High in 1955. She worked at the Upjohn...
    LAWTON - Ryan Edward Cowgill, 14, of Lawton, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017,  peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born Dec. 14, 2002, in Watervliet, MI, to Brian Cowgill and Carry (Keen) Avery.     Ryan attended Lawton...
    Dorothy “Dotty” Callander, 97, of Kalamazoo, died Friday, April 7, 2017. She was born Feb. 8, 1920, in Toledo OH, the daughter of Edwin and Margaret (Schaefer) Tippett.     On Oct. 23, 1943, she married Glen Callander and together they raised...
        Geanne Phylis Glass, 90, of Marcellus, MI, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017 at Rose Arbor, Kalamazoo, MI.         She was born December 29, 1926, the daughter of Adrian and Bertha (Visscher) Fryling. On March 3, 1946 she married Nolan T....
   Joan Kearcher, 86, of Kalamazoo, formerly of Mattawan, passed away March 6, 2017, at Friendship Village, Kalamazoo, MI.    Harriet A. “Anne” Alexander, 81, of Paw Paw, passed away March 27, 2017, at Rose Arbor Hospice Residence, Kalamazoo....

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