Karen S. Smith age 73 passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Wings Home in Allegan.
She was born September 10, 1942 in Plainwell, the daughter of Wilbur and Ruby (Livingston) Allen. For many years Karen had done payroll for the Michigan Cottage Cheese Factory before going to work in the finance department for the Big Top Market until her retirement ... Read complete obituary here
Timothy J. Nowak age 53 passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 in Lakeside, MI.
He was born October 18, 1962 in Coldwater to Jerry and Kay (Somerlott) Nowak. He was a 1981 Otsego High School graduate and for 24 years had worked at Perrigo in Allegan. Tim was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, and mushroom hunting. He also liked ... Read complete obituary here
Alberta Mario age 94 passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015 in Florida.
She was born January 14, 1921 in Battle Creek, and was raised from birth by her grandmother, Orpha May Bishop. Alberta graduated from Plainwell High School in 1939 and then from Cosmetology School in 1940. She had owned and operated Nu Mode Beauty Shop in Otsego and co-owned Mario’s ... Read complete obituary here
Joseph Mario age 96 passed away Friday, January 15, 2016 at his home in Florida.
He was born October 31, 1919 in Otsego to Samuel and Frances (Congemi) Mario. Joseph was a 1938 Otsego High School graduate and LaSalle Barber School in Chicago, IL. He proudly served his country in the US Army during World War II. For many years he owned and operated ... Read complete obituary here
Gene E. Taylor age 91 passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Life Care Center in Plainwell.
He was born May 11, 1924 in Kalamazoo to Ralph and Beulah (Morris) Taylor. Gene proudly served his country in the US Army in the Pacific during WWII. He had worked at the recycling center in Cooper and for over 20 years had cleaned the carpool lot on D Avenue. ... Read complete obituary here
Eleanor Tubergen age 98 passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the Butterfly Oasis Home in Kalamazoo.
She was born May 3, 1917 in Sturgis the daughter of James G. and Wanda F. Blanchard. Eleanor was the oldest of three children and spent her childhood in the Klinger lake area. She was a graduate of Sturgis High School and Western State Teachers College. ... Read complete obituary here
Elwood passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016 in Wyoming, Michigan.
He was born February 28, 1924 in Sparta the son of Conrad and Clara (Kraft) Schwartz. Elwood was a 1942 Hopkins High School graduate who grew up and spent his adult life in Hopkins. As a young man he had worked doing construction in Grand Rapids until he purchased his parents’ ... Read complete obituary here
Betty passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2016 in Kalamazoo.
She was born March 17, 1931 on St. Patrick’s Day in Hornersville, Missouri to Emma and Albert (Doc) Abraham. She has gone on to meet her husband Bobby, daughter Debbie, granddaughter Kim, mom and dad, her sister and 3 brothers and the many other people that she touched in this life. Betty ... Read complete obituary here
Nada D. Sweet of Otsego passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016 in Kalamazoo. Nada was born May 28, 1946 in South Haven the daughter of John and Geraldine (Pratt) Nilsen. She loved reading and enjoyed volunteering with the Friends of the Otsego Library. Nada had worked at Kal-Equip and Upper Crust.
On September 30, 1966 in Otsego she married Alvin Sweet ... Read complete obituary here
Larry passed away Monday, January 18, 2016 at his home in Otsego.
He was born July 4, 1947 in Allegan to Clifford and Lois (Sweet) Myers. The youngest of 11 children he grew up on the family farm in Trowbridge Township. Larry was a 1965 Allegan High School graduate and joined the US Army in 1966 serving in Vietnam. After returning home in 1968 he met ... Read complete obituary here