Obituaries

Obituary: Andrew (Drew) McLean Carter

Obituary: Andrew (Drew) McLean Carter

Editorial StaffMay 8, 20242 min read

Andrew (Drew) McLean Carter, 56, of Fennville passed away Thursday, April 25, 2024 while in Hospice care during his final stage of Huntington’s disease.Drew was born Feb. 21, 1968 in Port Huron, son of the late Charles and Shirley Carter.…

Obituary: Charles Edward Payne

Obituary: Charles Edward Payne

Editorial StaffMay 8, 20242 min read

Charles Edward Payne, 95, of St. Joseph went to meet his Lord on Monday, April 29, 2024.”Ed” was born on May 27, 1928, in Allegan, MI, to Charles E. Payne, Sr. and Henrietta Louisa (Wesseldyk) Payne. He graduated from Allegan…

Obituary: Dorothy Ann (Opperman) Wilson

Obituary: Dorothy Ann (Opperman) Wilson

Editorial StaffMay 8, 20243 min read

Dorothy Ann (Opperman) Wilson passed away peacefully on April 30th, 2024, at the age of 92, in Kalamazoo, Michigan at Rose Arbor, Centrica. Dorothy was born on March 3rd, 1932, in Grand Rapids, Michigan to the late Edward and Jennie…

Obituary: Darlene Kay Joostberns

Obituary: Darlene Kay Joostberns

Editorial StaffMay 8, 20245 min read

Darlene Kay Joostberns was born on September 7, 1944, in Allegan, Michigan, to Albert Kizer and Coral (Meyer) Kizer. She was the second of three children and the only girl. Darlene grew up in Allegan and attended Allegan Public Schools.Darlene…

Obituary: Maryanne “Mimi” Gabriel

Obituary: Maryanne “Mimi” Gabriel

Editorial StaffMay 8, 20244 min read

Maryanne “Mimi” Gabriel exited this world like she lived: in her own way and on her own schedule. On April 4th, 2024, Mimi passed beyond the veil after a long battle with lupus and a short fight with cardiac, G.I.,…

Obituary: Betty Turner

Obituary: Betty Turner

Editorial StaffMay 8, 20242 min read

Betty Turner, 84, of Paw Paw, passed away peacefully, April 28, 2024, at White Oaks Nursing Assisted Living, Lawton. Betty was born in Danville, Alabama, Oct. 3, 1939, to Adell and Arley Weaver.She married Bobby Turner Oct. 10, 1955, in…

Obituary: Mary F. Sutherland

Obituary: Mary F. Sutherland

Editorial StaffMay 8, 20243 min read

Mary F. Sutherland, 91, of Almena, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2024, at her home. She was born Nov. 18, 1932, in Scotts, Michigan, the first child of Lee Phillip Schau and Gertrude Carrie Brooks.She attended McCain’s Corners Primary School…

Obituary: Daniel Patrick Jennings

Obituary: Daniel Patrick Jennings

Editorial StaffMay 6, 20244 min read

Daniel Patrick Jennings, of Alto, Michigan was called home by the Lord on April 26, 2024, following a short fight with cancer. He was 58. Dan was a devout Christian and member of Cornerstone Church in Caledonia. He was the…

Obituary: Mary Ann Louise Greider

Obituary: Mary Ann Louise Greider

Editorial StaffMay 3, 20243 min read

Mary Ann Louise Greider, age 89 of Leonidas, passed away peacefully at her home on April 24, 2024, also known as “Bridge Club Day”. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN on December 1, 1934 the daughter of Elmer and…

Obituary: Mark Richard Dobson

Obituary: Mark Richard Dobson

Editorial StaffMay 3, 20241 min read

Mark Richard Dobson, 71, of Three Rivers, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at his home.He was born May 30, 1952 the son of Albert (Dick) R. Dobson and Evelyn (Guthrie) Zerfas in Lansing, Michigan. He enjoyed hunting and being…

Obituary: Doris Ann Tulla

Obituary: Doris Ann Tulla

Editorial StaffMay 3, 20241 min read

Doris Ann Tulla, 67, of Three Rivers, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2024 in Bronson, Mich. Arrangements were handled by Hohner Funeral Home.

Obituary: Anne L. Westenbroek

Obituary: Anne L. Westenbroek

Editorial StaffMay 1, 20241 min read

Anne L. Westenbroek, age 74, of Saugatuck passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2024. Anne was born in Pontiac on April 24, 1949, moved to Saugatuck in 1983 and has called it home ever since.Anne was a local bus driver for…

Obituary: Janet Boyce McCormick

Obituary: Janet Boyce McCormick

Editorial StaffMay 1, 20242 min read

Janet Boyce McCormick, age 92, of St. Louis, Mo. and a longtime Douglas summer resident, walked the Runway to her heavenly home on Friday Jan. 5, 2024.Jan was born in St Louis, where she attended Christ the King Elementary School,…

Obituary: Wayne John Kooy

Obituary: Wayne John Kooy

Editorial StaffMay 1, 20242 min read

Wayne John Kooy, known affectionately as Wayne to his friends and family, passed away peacefully of natural causes on April 28, 2024, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Born on April 26, 1932, in Lansing, Illinois, Wayne’s life was marked by a…

Obituary: Ms. Lula Culpepper

Editorial StaffMay 1, 20242 min read

Ms. Lula Culpepper, 66 of Valley, Alabama passed away on Monday, April 22, 2024 at Piedmont Columbus Medical Center, Columbus, GA.Public Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 from 1:00 PM CST until 5:00 PM CST at Silmon-Seroyer…

Obituary: Mr. Walter C. Calloway, Jr.

Editorial StaffMay 1, 20241 min read

Mr. Walter C. Calloway, Jr., 73 of Camp Hill, AL passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at UAB Hospital, Birmingham, AL.Public Visitation will be held on Monday, April 29, 2024 from 11:00 AM CST until 6:00 PM CST at…

Obituary: Lillian D. Slay

Editorial StaffMay 1, 20242 min read

Funeral services for Lillian D. Slay, age 95, of LaFayette, will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at Chapel Hill Methodist Church with Bro. Russell Williams officiating. Burial will follow at the adjoining cemetery with Quattlebaum…

Obituary: Ms. Alison Anthony

Editorial StaffMay 1, 20242 min read

Ms. Alison Anthony, 53 of Camp Hill, AL passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at East Alabama Medical Center.Public Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2024 from 1:00 PM CST until 6:00 PM CST at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral…

Obituary: Andrew Russell Wilkinson

Obituary: Andrew Russell Wilkinson

Editorial StaffApr 24, 20245 min read

Five months after the Watergate break-in and about a month after Jackie Robinson made his last public appearance, Andrew Russell Wilkinson was born on Nov. 16, 1972.He was raised by men of science and capable, free-spirited women with fine taste…

Obituary: Marian E. Colborn

Obituary: Marian E. Colborn

Editorial StaffApr 24, 20242 min read

Marian E. Colborn, 84, of Cheshire Township, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2024 at Meadow Woods Nursing and Rehab Center, Bloomingdale. She was born May 21, 1939 in Alamo, the daughter of John and Ester (Maas) Kuiper, the youngest of…

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