Beverly Ann Lothamer, 80, of Marcellus, passed away on June 12, 2010. She was born on Jan. 3, 1930 in Dowagiac and graduated from there in 1948. She taught in one-room schools in Glenwood and Jones in 1949 and 1950. She married Norm Lothamer in 1951 and moved to South Bend, Ind. and later moved to Portage in 1964, where she graduated from Western Michigan University. Bev taught school in Three Rivers from 1964-1993. She is survived by her daughter, Sue (Dave) Newland of Three Rivers; grandsons, Kevin (Bobbi Jo) Newland and Adam (Renee) Newland both of Three Rivers; granddaughters, Niccole (Derek) Saidla of Schoolcraft and Laura Newland of Silver Spring, Md. Her great-grandsons include Ryan and Brandon Myers and Seth and Carter Newland. There are many special nieces, nephews and cousins, and a life-long friend, Rose, of Colorado. You are invited to join the family and celebrate Bev’s life at Avink Funeral Home Cremation Society in Schoolcraft on Friday, June 18. Visitation from 10-11 a.m. with memorial service to follow.
Steven Gearhart, 75
Steven Lee Gearhart, age 75, died in Nottawa on Thursday, March 30, 2023. In accordance …