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Shayn Steven Hudson

  • October 8, 2019

Shayn Steven Hudson, 30, of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2109. He will be remembered by his fiancée, Lisa Alley; children, Peyton, Brennon, Jaxon, Scarlett and Alayna; mother, Tammie (Chris Rumler) Hudson; father, John Epperly; step-father, Troy Hudson;…

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Walter ‘John’ Golas Jr.

  • October 8, 2019

His legacy . . . Walter “John” Golas, Jr., 78, passed away October 2, 2019.  He was born on June 2, 1941, in Tecumseh, Mich., to Walter and Lois (McCaughen) Golas. John married the love of his life, Erlagene, on…

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Robert William Yanakeff

  • October 8, 2019

  Robert William Yanakeff, 57, of Addison, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at Michigan Medicine/University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. He was born on January 4, 1962, in Highland Park, Mich., to Vasil William and Darlene Carol…

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John E. Cosher

  • October 8, 2019

John E. Cosher, 76, a longtime resident of Napoleon, passed away September 26, 2019, at the Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy Ann (maiden-Scott) Cosher, three children,…

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Patrick ‘Pat’ Joseph Bates

  • October 8, 2019

His legacy . . . Patrick Joseph Bates, 69, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on September 25, 2019. He was born on January 26, 1950, in Detroit to Archie and Cecelia (Prue) Bates. Pat married…

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Margaret ‘Joanne’ England

  • October 8, 2019

Margaret Joanne England, 85, passed away September 15, 2910, after battling Alzheimer’s for four years. Joanne retired after 20 plus years at the Secretary of State in Jackson, Mich. Joanne enjoyed long drives in the country and spending time with…

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Gerald Ray Clark

  • October 8, 2019

His legacy . . . Gerald Ray Clark, 79, passed away September 21, 2019. He was born on August 29, 1940, in Hackney, Ohio, to Curtis and Lucille (Welch) Clark. Gerald married the love of his life, Miriam Phillips, on…

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Barbara Gail Skaggs

  • October 8, 2019

Her legacy . . . Barbara Gail Skaggs, 78, passed away September 10, 2019.  She was born on February 5, 1941, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada to Emerson and Josephine (Shaw) Malott. Barbara married the love of her life, Charles Skaggs,…

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Mary Mae Foster

  • October 8, 2019

Mary May Foster, 83, of Brooklyn, passed away on September 15, 2019. Mary is survived by her niece, Nancy Brighton; great nephews, Scott Brighton, Charles Davis and Jamie Brighton. She will be missed very much by her stepchildren, Josephine, Jessie,…

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Sandra K. Jordon

  • October 8, 2019

Sandra K. Jordon, 75, of Napoleon Township, passed away at her home on Sunday, September 1, 2019, under the loving care of her family and the wonderful staff at Elara Caring Hospice. Sandy is survived by her beloved family, her…

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