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William R. Ellinger

William R. Ellinger

William R. “Bill” Ellinger passed away Monday, August 22, 2016 at Borgess Medical Center. He was born October 7, 1948 in Plainwell the son of Richard and Frances (Powers) Ellinger. Bill was an Otsego High School graduate and served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam. He had worked at Parker Hannifin in Richland for more than ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Georgeann Wolski

Georgeann Wolski

Georgeann passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2016 in Kalamazoo. She was born December 5, 1948 in Sparta, IL to George and Nora (LaRowe) Bennett. Georgeann loved volunteering and helping others. She was active with the Big Sisters/Little Sisters program, Meals on Wheels and with the American Red Cross where she was awarded Volunteer of the Year in 1989. ...   Read complete obituary here  

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William H. Sweetland

William H. Sweetland

Bill passed away Monday, August 15, 2016 at Bronson Hospital. He was born January 17, 1930 in Kalamazoo to Alba and Amy (Belle) Sweetland. Bill had attended school in Plainwell and Otsego. He loved to dance, spend time at the Vicksburg Community Center and for over 20 years enjoyed taking care of horses. Surviving are his sister, Phyllis (Chuck) Blackburn; ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Harold McGoldrick Jr.

Harold McGoldrick Jr.

Harold ‘Midge’ McGoldrick Jr. of Alamo passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016 at home. He was born January 16, 1932 in Kalamazoo to Harold and Helen (Roderick) McGoldrick. He had worked at North American Aluminum and was a welder and mechanic at Kalamazoo Speedway. Midge was also an avid NASCAR fan. In 1971 he married Alice McGoldrick who preceded ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Bernard L. DeBruyne

Bernard L. DeBruyne

Bernard Leroy DeBruyne peacefully made his transition from his earthly home to his Heavenly home on August 6, 2016. He was born November 16, 1933 to Dora Mae and Jacob DeBruyne in Plainwell. On December 24, 1952 Bernard married his sweetheart Barbara Ann Stickley. They welcomed their first child, Debra Lynn in 1954, son, Mark in 1957, daughter, Pam ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Melissa M. Wooten

Melissa M. Wooten

Melissa passed away unexpectedly Saturday, August 6, 2016. She was born March 17, 1982 in Plainwell to Steven and Charleen (Blanton) Wooten. Melissa was a Plainwell High School graduate and had attended Western, Grand Valley, and KVCC and was close to completing her degree. She enjoyed volunteering at many area nursing homes, loved shopping, going out ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Thomas VanDusen

Thomas VanDusen

Thomas H. Van Dusen of Otsego, MI passed away at his home on Saturday, August 6, 2016. He was born September 30, 1956 in Kalamazoo, MI to Dennis and Hazel (Strauss) VanDusen. Tom had worked in several area factories, most recently in plastic molding plants in Otsego and Martin. He loved fishing and was a member of B.A.S.S. and loved throwing his annual ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Anne Carlyle

Anne Carlyle

Anne Clark Carlyle has reunited with her husband in heaven. She passed peacefully and unexpectedly in her sleep on Thursday, August 4, 2016. She was born in Ashland, Ohio on November 27, 1946 to Donald and Wilma (Bowen) Clark. Anne was a faithful member of the Otsego United Methodist Church where she was heavily involved in mission work, praise team ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Joyce O’Dell

Joyce O’Dell

Joyce passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Alamo Nursing Home. She was born March 13, 1924 in Muskegon to Walter and Anne (Boukamp) Ritter. For many years she had worked at Erways Home Bakery in Kalamazoo. In her spare time she liked playing the accordion and violin. Joyce loved life and helping others. She enjoyed crocheting and had volunteered to ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Herbert G. Steinke

Herbert G. Steinke

Jerry passed away Friday, July 29, 2016 at Borgess Hospital. He was born February 3, 1942 in Dominion City, Manitoba Canada to Herman and Alvina (Hartig) Steinke. Jerry had worked for General Motors for 33 years until the Kalamazoo plant closed and he retired in 1998. He enjoyed doing things for others and had built several decks and other construction ...   Read complete obituary here  

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