Obituaries

Rosie Binando, 97

Mary Rose “Rosie” Binando, age 97, of Three Rivers, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021 in her home, where she lived her entire life. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mable (Tosi) Binando. Rosie was born January 28, 1923 in Three Rivers, and graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1941. Rosie continued her education …

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Scot Allabach, 60

Scot Lee Allabach, age 60, of Nottawa, passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at the Laurels of Galesburg.  Scott was born on March 22, 1960 in Sturgis, a son of Graydon and Daisy (DuVall) Allabach.  He attended Centreville and White Pigeon Schools, later receiving his GED. In 1977, he married Kathy Hahn in LaGrange; they were later divorced.  In …

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Marvin Smeal, 85

Marvin Earl Smeal, age 85, of Jones, passed away in Ann Arbor on Sunday, January 24, 2021.  Marvin was born in Clearfield, PA on June 28, 1935, a son of Collis and Mildred (Kanouff) Smeal.  He graduated from LaSalle High School in 1953 in Niagara Falls, NY. After high school, he attended Penn State University and went on to serve …

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Brent Morris, 61

Brent Matthew Morris, age 61, of Three Rivers, passed away suddenly on Friday, January 22, 2021 at his home. He was born in Three Rivers on February 25, 1959, a son of Richard Morris and Carol (Cottingham) Stumpf. Brent attended Three Rivers schools. He enjoyed going hunting and fishing, and had a passion for the great outdoors. Surviving Brent are …

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John Boggs, 80

John M. Boggs, age 80, of Sturgis, passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo. He was born Aug.10, 1940, in Hudson, Ind., a son of the late John and Grace Boggs. John resided in Sturgis for more than 50 years. John retired from Rehau Inc. in Sturgis following over 30 years of dedicated employment. Following …

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Jimmy McGee, 68

Jimmy Lee “Gee,” “Geebo” McGee, age 68, of Three Rivers, passed away Monday, January 18, 2021 at Borgess Medical Center. He was born September 1, 1952 in Brookhaven, Miss., the son of Roosevelt Jr. and Annie Lee (Martin) McGee. A Three Rivers resident since age 9, Jimmy graduated in 1970 from Three Rivers High School where he played football, baseball, …

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Sallyann Taylor, 87

Sallyann Marie Taylor, age 87, of Mendon, died Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 at Thurston Woods in Sturgis. She was born in Ludington, MI on Oct. 7, 1933 the daughter of Charles and Marguerite (LaBarr) Vorac. Her parents died when she was quite young, and Sallyann became a foster child of Margaret Travis of Mendon. She graduated from Mendon High School …

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Kristen Borst, 49

Kristen K. Borst, age 49, died on Thursday, January 21, 2021. A memorial service is pending. Arrangements by Hohner Funeral Home.

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Robert Wagner, 81

Robert Wagner, age 81, of Three Rivers, sadly passed away on December 25, 2020 at his home. He was born in South Bend on November 11, 1939, the son of William and Helen (Good) Wagner. Robert was in the U.S. Air Force and a Michigan State Police officer. He also owned several food establishments: the Rainbow Inn in Mishawaka; Bob’s …

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Cleon Milliman, 83

Cleon Robbins Milliman, age 83, of Burr Oak, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2021, at his home. He was born Nov. 2, 1937, in Sturgis, a son of the late Nelson and Mildred (Robbins) Milliman. Cleon was a lifelong Burr Oak resident and a graduate of Burr Oak High School with the class of 1956. On July 11, 1956, …

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