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Judith May Pinnell

  • July 1, 2017

Her legacy . . . Judith May Pinnell, passed away July 1, 2017 in Hillsdale, Mich. She was born on March 25, 1946 to Claude and Hattie (Brant) Keller. Judith enjoyed many outdoor activities; camping, fishing, target shooting, and spending…

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Thelma Arlene Phillips

  • June 30, 2017

A celebration of life will be held for Thelma Arlene Phillips of Jackson, formerly of Brooklyn, who passed away on Dec. 12, 2016. A memorial service will be held on July 8, from noon to 3 p.m. at 114 Third…

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Marvin Perry ‘Bud’ Snyder

  • June 29, 2017

Marvin Perry "Bud" Snyder, of Brooklyn, Mich., passed away on June 29, 2017 at the age of 96. Bud was born on Feb. 24, 1921 in Toledo, Ohio, to Alvin and Gladys Sue Snyder. He married the love of his…

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Mary Ellen Kaye

  • June 26, 2017

Mary Ellen Kaye, 80, of Manitou Beach, Mich., formerly of Toledo, Ohio, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017, at her home. She was born Jan. 5, 1937, in Toledo, Ohio to John P. and Mintia D. (Beaubien) Danford. She married…

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Charlotte Gietek

  • June 26, 2017

Charlotte Gietek, 80, of Napoleon Township, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home, surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon P. Gietek, parents, Joseph and Julia Stanko…

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Jennings ‘Doc’ Mark Rutan

  • June 24, 2017

  Jennings “Doc” Mark Rutan born April 13, 1918, passed at Arbor Woods Assisted Living June 24, 2017 at the age of 99. He married Anna Victoria Verro in Auburn, Ind., Oct. 27, 1936 they have celebrated 78½ years together, and…

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Marjorie Helen Haas

  • June 21, 2017

Marjorie Helen Haas, age 84 of Somerset, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home in Jackson. She was born on July 15, 1932, in St. Paul, Minn., the daughter of Fred and Dora Anke.…

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Barbara Janet Khon

  • June 20, 2017

Barbara Janet Khon Barbara Janet Khon, 79, a recent resident of Portland, Ore., was diagnosed with metastatic cancer of the gastrointestinal tract on June 20 and died Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Legacy Hopewell House Hospice in Portland with her…

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Carol Irene (Weiss-LaPointe-Cowall) Baluk

  • June 16, 2017

Carol Irene (Weiss-LaPointe-Cowall) Baluk, passed away June 16, 2017 at the remarkable age of 93. Carol was born in Detroit, Mich. on June 25, 1923 to Edward and Irene Weiss, Sr. Carol graduated from Chadsey High School in 1941. She…

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Barbara Ann Ayotte

  • June 15, 2017

 Barbara Ann Ayotte, 84, of Brooklyn, formerly of Gladstone, Mich., passed away June 15, 2017. She was born July 23, 1932 in Detroit to Frank and Sadie (Adamski) Bolda. Barbara married Gerald Ayotte Nov. 22, 1973 at St. Gerald’s Parish…

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