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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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Rose Marie Waldrop

  • October 16, 2018

Rose Marie Waldrop, 64, of Clarklake, Mich., passed away suddenly on Friday, October 12, 2018. Rose was born to Fred and Virgie Harris on August 20, 1954, in Middlesboro, Kentucky. She married the love of her life Dennis on September…

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Shelby Nicole Greene

  • October 12, 2018

Her legacy . . . Shelby Nicole Greene, 26, passed away October 6, 2018.  She was born on December 22, 1991, in Pontiac, Mich., to Kim and Stacy (Osterman) Greene. Shelby was a graduate of Columbia Central and attended Grand…

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Francis ‘Popeye’ Ballard

  • October 9, 2018

  Francis "Popeye" Ballard, 92, of Brooklyn, died October 4, 2018, at the Hospice Home in Jackson. He was born January 28, 1926, to Clarence and Effie Ballard in Monroe, Mich. He was a World War II Veteran and was…

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Kimberly S. Ford

  • October 9, 2018

Kimberly S. Ford, 60, of Manitou Beach, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2018, at her home. She was born on February 26, 1958, in Belleville, Mich., the daughter of Thomas L. and Barbara L. (Cooper) Tidwell. She was formerly…

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Clarabelle (Penny) Scheick

  • October 9, 2018

Clarabelle (Penny) Scheick, 86, of Houghton Lake, formerly of Brooklyn, passed away Sept. 24, 2018, at Houghton Lake. Penny was the daughter of Garrett and Sushanna (Stinger) Crawford. She married Robert B. Scheick of Hillsdale May 20, 1951. She is…

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