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Barry Whitman Sr, 70

Barry Mitchell Whitman Sr. of Constantine, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the age of 70. He was born on June 24, 1951 in Manchester, TN the son of John Whitman and Velvie Burks. A complete obituary for Barry is currently in the process of being written. The Whitman family is being cared for by the Avink, McCowen …

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Donald Raiche, 84

Donald Howard Raiche of Three Rivers, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the age of 84. He was born in Iron Mountain, MI on October 3, 1937, the son of Howard and Mildred (Simonson) Raiche. A complete obituary is currently in the process of being written. The Raiche family is being cared for by the Avink, McCowen & …

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Catherine Wilcox, 83

Catherine Louise Wilcox, age 83, of Fawn River Township, Sturgis, passed away Thursday morning May 12, 2022 at her home. She was born August 3, 1938 in LaGrange, daughter of the late Homer and Margaret (Neff) Smith. Catherine resided most of her life in Fawn River. Catherine worked as an Aid with the Sturgis Public Schools for many years and …

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Constance Hill, 69

Constance M. Hill, age 69, of Sturgis, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at the Edgewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Home in Three Rivers. She was born August 7, 1952 in Cherry Point, NC a daughter to the late Francis E. and Helen M. (Taylor) VanDeVoord. Constance grew up in Illinois and graduated from Atkinson, IL High School. After graduation, she …

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Shannon Glascock, 52

Shannon Kay Glascock, of Vicksburg passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at the age of 52. Shannon was born September 27, 1969 in Battle Creek. She was the daughter of Jack and Diane (Scofield) Budrow. Shannon attended Schoolcraft Community Schools and graduated from Schoolcraft High School with the Class of 1987. After high school Shannon pursued her dreams and …

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Tom Salisbury, 77

Thomas Henry Salisbury, age 77, of White Pigeon, passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. He was born on August 26, 1944 in Sturgis. In respect to his wishes, cremation has taken place. Farrand Funeral Home is in charge of services. Tom graduated from White Pigeon High School; continued in to the US Army; Stationed in Germany. He pursued a …

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Michigan Legislature puts term limits proposal on ballot

Michigan voters in November will decide whether to revise some of the country’s strictest legislative term limits and require state elected officials to report information about their finances to avoid conflicts of interest. The Legislature on Tuesday unveiled the proposed constitutional amendment and placed it on the statewide ballot within hours, with no debate or notice. The move saved a ballot committee …

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Sharon Rutz, 85

Sharon Alice Rutz of Marcellus, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022 at the age of 85. Sharon was born in Petoskey on October 3, 1936 to Grace and Forrest Molineaux. Her parents were educators within the Michigan state school system. Through their various job postings she was lucky enough to claim several childhood hometowns throughout Michigan with fond memories of …

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Mike Bingaman, 77

Michael A. Bingaman, age 77, of LaGrange, died Sunday, May 8, 2022, at home. Mike was born on January 25, 1945 in Mendon to Clifford and Jane (Truckey) Bingaman. Living for many years in LaGrange County, he worked at Burr Oak Tool and Gauge in Sturgis for 28 years. Mike was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed doing wood …

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Ignacio “Nacho” Jimenez Jr., 21

Ignacio “Nacho” Gutierriez Jimenez Jr., age 21, of White Pigeon, passed away unexpectedly from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Friday, April 19, 2022.  He was born on January 5, 2001 in Three Rivers, the son of Ignacio Jimenez Sr. and Miranda Velasco. He liked to play football, basketball, and Pub G video games. He was employed at Coachmen …

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