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M. Lyle Johns

  • November 13, 2018

Parents Gerald L. Johns Sr. and Page (Goldsmith) Johns Adamson. M. Lyle Johns, 92, left this world for his heavenly home Oct. 23, 2018, under the care of his daughter Kathy and Great Lakes Hospice. He was born Nov. 14,…

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Robert Frederick Knox

  • November 13, 2018

His legacy . . . Robert Frederick Knox, 29, passed away November 2, 2018.  He was born on March 10, 1989, in Dearborn, Mich., to Charles and Cynthia (Weiss) Knox. “Robby” as he was known, loved the outdoors and worked…

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Sally A. Sharp

  • November 13, 2018

Greetings from heaven, if you are reading this, I have succumbed to the dreadful Stage 4 Pancreatic cancer. I was 69 years old. My life on earth began May 3, 1949, when I was born to Lynn and Leona Hewitt…

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Donald Dwight (Don) Stewart

  • November 13, 2018

After a long and happy life, Donald Dwight (Don) Stewart, 87, of Brooklyn passed away on November 1, 2018. Don was born on December 18, 1930, in Toledo, Ohio. He graduated from St. Thomas Military Academy, where he developed his lifelong…

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John Steven Zook

  • November 13, 2018

His legacy . . . John Steven Zook, 66, passed away November 9, 2018. He was born on November 1, 1952, in Detroit, Mich., to Dr. Jack and Doris (James) Zook. John was owner of John Zook Construction, a residential…

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Jason Gerard Closson

  • November 6, 2018

Jason Gerard Closson, 88, of Spring Arbor, formerly of Napoleon, died at his home on October 31, 2018, under the loving care of his family. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ann “Maizie” (Shimkus) Closson; daughters, Cathy…

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Franklin ‘Frank’ J. Halliwill

  • October 16, 2018

Franklin “Frank” J. Halliwill, 78, of Onsted, died October 12, 2018, at Magnumcare of Adrian surrounded by family. He was born September 11, 1940, in Franklin Township to LeRoy and Margie F. (Grosteffon) Halliwill. On September 17, 1960, he married…

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Barbara Herzog

  • October 16, 2018

Barbara Herzog, 84, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on September 20, 2018. She was born on July 20, 1934, in Toledo, Ohio, to the late Rhoda (Reynolds) Frye and William Frye. Barb was married for 65 years to her loving…

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Michael Alan Howard

  • October 16, 2018

Michael Alan Howard, 71, of Onsted, passed away suddenly at Michigan Medicine, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He was born on May 19, 1947, in Adrian, the son of Dennison K. and F. Lucille (Cole) Howard. Mike graduated…

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Dorothy (Schill) Lyons

  • October 16, 2018

Dorothy (Schill) Lyons passed away on October 6 peacefully after a long fight with her health issues. Retirement allowed her to volunteer for some wonderful events, Atlanta Olympics, Gold Cup Race and the World Figure Skating Championships. She enjoyed playing…

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