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Ida J. Brown

  • January 11, 2016

Ida J. Brown, age 80, of Brooklyn, passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, at Lynwood Manor in Adrian. She was born Feb. 27, 1935, in Addison, the daughter of Harold L. and Mauretta L. (Day) McBean. Ida married Carl E.…

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Robert Eugene Phillips

  • January 10, 2016

Robert Eugene Phillips, age 82, of Vandercook Lake, passed away Jan. 10, 2016, at home under the loving care of his family and Allegiance Hospice. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Phyllis D. (maiden-Irelan); five children, Roberta…

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Barbara E. McMichael

  • January 9, 2016

Barbara E. McMichael, age 78, of Jackson, formerly of Onsted, passed away in her home Jan. 9, 2016, surrounded by her loved ones. Surviving are her husband of 45 years, Russell C. McMichael; two daughters, Janelle (Clyde) Brown, Colleen (Lee)…

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Doris Elaine Silkworth

  • January 7, 2016

Her legacy . . . Doris Elaine Silkworth, age 88, of Brooklyn, passed away Jan. 7, 2016, at the Jackson County Medical Care Facility. She was born Sept. 10, 1927, in Jackson to Shirley and Gladah (Ellis) English. Doris married…

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Frederick S. Kreiser

  • January 4, 2016

Frederick S. Kreiser, age 85, of Brooklyn, Mich., went to be with the Lord Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. He was born Sept. 22, 1930, in Ono, Pa., to Raymond and Amy (Snavely) Kreiser. He married Mary J. Blowers Dec. 29,…

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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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