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Jack W. Elliott

  • October 22, 2016

Jack W. Elliott, age 71, lifelong resident of Brooklyn, passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at his home under the loving care of his family and Great Lakes Hospice. Jack is survived by his wife of 25 years, Evelyn A.;…

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Laura Jane Richard

  • October 19, 2016

Laura, or Jane as she preferred to be known, age 96, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at her residence at The Terraces of Phoenix. She was born Feb. 24, 1920, in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of Dorr and…

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Alberta Lillian Sarris

  • October 17, 2016

Alberta Lillian Sarris, age 91, died Oct. 17, 2016. She was born Dec. 11, 1924, in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Albert Ralph and Fairy (Pettis) Bowyer. Alberta is survived by her two daughters; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two…

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Sue Ann Newton

  • October 15, 2016

Sue Ann Newton, age 87, of Dewey Lake, Brooklyn, passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at her home. She was born March 8, 1929, in Archbold, Ohio, the daughter of Vernon L. and Frances M. (Fouts) Buehrer. Sue graduated from…

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Barbara Jane (Green) Rife

  • October 14, 2016

Barbara Jane (Green) Rife passed away Oct. 14, 2016, under the loving care of her family and the Allegiance Hospice Home. Barbara was born in Toledo, Ohio, Oct. 5, 1942. She attended Brooklyn High School and married Don J. Rife…

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Betty Jean Dean

  • October 12, 2016

Betty Jane Dean, age 84, of Clarklake, Mich., died Oct. 12, 2016, at home under the loving care of her family and Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home Health Care.  Interment at Roseland Memorial Gardens. Please sign Betty Jane's guestbook at…

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Mary Massengill

  • October 7, 2016

Mary Massengill, 66, was struck by a car while bicycling on M-124 near her Brooklyn, Mich., home, Oct. 7, 2016. She and her friend and neighbor, Debbie Patterson, died in the accident. Mary was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio,…

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Deborah Ann Patterson

  • October 7, 2016

Her legacy . . . Deborah Ann “Debbie” Patterson, age 62, resident of Brooklyn, Mich., passed away suddenly Oct. 7, 2016. She was born in Detroit Jan. 11, 1954, the daughter of Francis “Frank” J. and Bobby Jo (Pruitt) Schenk.…

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Douglas Snyder

  • October 6, 2016

        His legacy . . . Douglas Snyder, age 84, of Brooklyn, passed away Oct. 6, 2016, at home under the loving care of his wife, family and Great Lakes Caring Hospice. Doug was born in Jackson Nov. 12, 1931,…

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William Francis Brown

  • October 6, 2016

William F. Brown, 75, of Jackson, Mich., celebrated his heavenly homecoming from St. Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich., Oct. 6, 2016. William, affectionately known as Bill, was born to Ewell and Helen Brown Oct. 7, 1940, in Cincinnati,…

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