Obituaries

Doris Curtis, 82

Doris Jean Curtis, age 82, of Marcellus, was called home to heaven by the angels on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at Ascension Borgess Hospital. She was born October 29, 1939 in Marcellus to Willie and Lulla (Condor) Cripps, and graduated from Marcellus High School with the class of 1957. Doris married Willie Curtis on October 29, 1958. She loved to …

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Dolores Henry, 85

Dolores Ann Henry, age 85, of Sturgis, passed away at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. She was born October 6, 1936 in East Troy, Pennsylvania the daughter of Elmer and Rena (Joraleman) Vinson. Dolores lived in Milan, Michigan from 1968 to 2017, where she and her husband, Jim, raised their family. In 2017, she moved …

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Lou Ellen Leonard, 65

Lou Ellen Leonard, age 65, of Sturgis, passed away Monday morning, November 8, 2021 at her home. She was born February 23, 1956 in Sturgis, daughter of the late Roger and Patricia (Ankney) Kyle. Lou Ellen resided most of her life in Burr Oak. On May 17, 1985 she married Randy Leonard in Centreville. She was a dedicated homemaker, wife, …

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Penny Sprowl, 70

Penny A. Sprowl, age 70, of Sturgis, passed away Tuesday morning, November 9, 2021 at the Laurels of Coldwater. She was born April 27, 1951 in Sturgis, daughter of the late Joseph E. and Nora E. (Belaire) Ringler. Penny resided most of her life in the Sturgis area and was a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of …

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Larry Hasbrouck, 70

Larry R. Hasbrouck, age 70, of Howe, died unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, November 6, 2021. Larry was born on December 30, 1950, in Three Rivers to Donald E. and June I. (Sunday) Hasbrouck. Larry worked for many years as a cabinet maker in the recreational vehicle industry. He was a hard worker so much that he just retired …

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Chris Ganger, 58

Christopher Dell Ganger, age 58, of Sturgis, passed away early Tuesday evening, November 9, 2021 at Ascension Providence Hospital – Southfield Campus in Southfield, Michigan. He was born October 9, 1963 in Paulding, Ohio son of Robert Paul and Phyllis K. (Barnhouse) Ganger. Chris resided in Sturgis since 1969 coming from Paulding. He was a graduate of Centreville High School …

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Jane Stevens, 83

Jane Elizabeth Stevens, age 83, of Battle Creek, died Monday, November 8, 2021. She was born May 30, 1938, in Sturgis, the only child of Richard Paul and Gladys (Zabel) Ross. Jane attended Sturgis Public Schools graduating in 1955 and was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church of Sturgis. Following graduation from Sturgis High School, Jane attended Western …

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Ted Labus, 86

Ted Labus, age 86, died on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Arrangements by Hackman Family Funeral Homes.

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Sharon Yesh, 67

Sharon Louise Yesh, age 67, of Sherwood, passed away unexpectedly Monday, November 8, 2021 at her home. Sharon was born January 5, 1954 in Battle Creek, the daughter to Lewis C. Sr. and Betty L. (France) Walter. She grew up in Burlington and graduated from Union City High School with the Class of 1972, moving to Sherwood in 1977. On …

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Ross LaFluer, 65

Mahlon Ross LaFluer, age 65, of Constantine, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 at University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. He was born August 23, 1956 in Landstuhl, Germany, a son of Mahlon A. and Veronica (Honsberger) LaFluer. Ross attended South Bend Schools and received electronics education at Ivy Tech. On September 16, 1995 he married Cindy Carpenter …

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