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Elaine Eleanor Brown

  • January 4, 2016

Elaine Eleanor Brown, 96, passed away Jan. 4, 2016, at Magnum Care in Adrian, Mich. Elaine was born in Garden, Mich., to Theodore and Aurora Martin, one of 10 children. She is survived by daughter, Cherryl Innes, Addison; Ronald, Jackson;…

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Virginia Louise (Wahr) Wakefield

  • January 2, 2016

Virginia Louise (Wahr) Wakefield, formerly of Brooklyn Mich., passed away at age 91, Jan. 2, 2016, in Ontario, Calif. She was born May 3, 1924, to Oscar H. Wahr and Amelia L. (Fox) Wahr in Jackson, Mich. Virginia was preceded…

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Robert Duane ‘Ozzie’ Williams Sr.

  • January 2, 2016

His legacy . . . Robert Duane "Ozzie" Williams Sr., age 81, longtime resident of Cement City, passed away Jan. 2, 2016, at Allegiance Health.  He was born in Addison, Mich., May 13, 1934, to Vess and Zula (Ankney) Williams.…

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Virginia Louise Wahr Wakefield

  • January 2, 2016

A celebration of life will be held for Virginia Louise Wahr Wakefield Saturday, March 19, 2016, at the Brooklyn Presbyterian Church, 160. N. Main St., Brooklyn. Visitation will start at 10 a.m., a service will be held at 11 a.m.…

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Adra Pauline (Cobb) Smith

  • December 30, 2015

Adra Pauline (Cobb) Smith, age 85, of Addison, died Wednesday, Dec. 30. She was born Nov. 26, 1930, in Addison, Mich., the daughter of Lynford and Clara Cobb. She was a 1949 graduate of Addison High School. She is survived…

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James R. Herzberg

  • December 30, 2015

James R. Herzberg, age 71, of Napoleon Township, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, at Allegiance Health. Jim is survived by his wife of 50 years, Janet R. (Murphy) Herzberg; two daughters, Amy (David) Pulka and Jennifer (Chris) King,…

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Patricia Krohl

  • December 30, 2015

Patricia Krohl, age 83, passed away in the loving care of her three surviving daughters, Kathleen Choate, Suzanne Krohl and Cindy Thompson. She has joined in heaven, her daughter, Sherri Flores and her husband, Richard Krohl. She and her brother,…

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Mary Ann Johns

  • December 26, 2015

Mary Ann Johns, age 104, of Tiffin, Ohio, formerly of Onsted, passed away Dec. 26, 2015, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. She was born Dec. 17, 1911, to Grover and Afra Weirich in Toledo. Mary married Alfred Johns Sept. 22,…

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Duane Erwin Hayford

  • December 24, 2015

Duane Erwin Hayford, age 84, of Brooklyn, passed away Dec. 24, 2015, at Allegiance Health.  He was born in Tecumseh Feb. 8, 1931, to Allen Harvey and Luella Mae Hayford. He was the eighth child of 16 – twelve brothers…

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