Our Obituaries

Dora Mildred French

August 14, 1920 - January 24, 2018

On January 24, 2018, Dora Strickland French passed away at Tendercare Nursing Home in Marshall, Michigan. She was a long-time resident of Hall Street in Albion, followed by several years as a resident of County Pines Adult Foster Care. Dora Mildred Strickland was born August 14, 1920, the fifth child of Guy Earl Strickland and Ada Wilmarth Strickland. She was born and raised on the family farm...
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Leonard West

August 25, 1943 - January 22, 2018

Leonard Walter West, age 74 of Homer passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at his home under the loving care of his family and Oaklawn Hospice. He was born August 25, 1943 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the son of Richard and Lucille (Crates) West. He married Robin Bronson on October 3, 1964 in Homer and she survives.Leonard enjoyed woodworking, fishing, car shows, going to the casino and later on...
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Phyllis U. Winter

April 3, 1922 - January 21, 2018

Phyllis Unabell Winter, age 95 of Jackson formerly of Albion passed away Sunday January 21, 2018 at Jackson County Medical Care Facility in Jackson, Michigan. She was born April 3, 1922 to William and Evelyna (Rolison) Brigham in Concord, Michigan. On April 4, 1941 she married Howard Joseph Winter, he preceded her in death May 29, 1995.Phyllis is survived by her daughter, Sharon Engelter; sons...
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Joe Wayman Clark

October 18, 1948 - January 21, 2018

Sergeant E5 Joe Waymen Clark (Monkey Red) who often said that he has only one name because he was frequently and affectionately called "Joe-Clark". On October 18, 1948 in Fayetteville TN "Joe-Clark" made his presence known to the world and his parents, the late Sammie and Odie Clark. For a period of time Joe-Clark and his family lived in Chicago IL before his father moved them to Albion MI in...
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Beverly A. Childers

October 21, 1939 - January 18, 2018

Beverly Ann Childers, age 78 of Albion passed away January 18, 2018 at Oaklawn Hospital inMarshall, Michigan. She was born October 21, 1939 to Leo and Phyllis (Mason) Wing in Batavia Township, Michigan. August 1, 1999 she married Carl Childers who survives.Beverly was a strong willed , kind hearted, loved laughing, taking walks, playing games, enjoyed Bingo, practical joker, gospel singing,...
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Pearlie Saylor

April 21, 1933 - January 16, 2018

Pearlie Saylor, age 84 of Richland passed away January 16, 2018 at Family Living A.F.C. inRichland, Michigan. She was born April 21, 1933 to Luster and Peggy (Gayheart) Yates in Honaker, Kentucky. Pearlie is survived by her children, Christine Patton, Kenneth Huff, Chester (Brenda) Huff, Rosemary (John) May, Ricky (Margaret) Huff, Jimmy (Tammy) Huff, Jeffrey Huff, Rita (Wayne) Jaynes, Rebecca ...
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John Michael Olinyk

March 4, 1927 - January 15, 2018

John Michael Olinyk, age 90 of Albion passed away January 15, 2018 at Marshall Nursing & Rehab in Marshall, Michigan. He was born March 4, 1927 to Paul and Mary (Gorski) Olinyk in Albion, Michigan. On November 24, 1951 he married Cecilia Hedwig Walczak and she survives.John was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Mary (Gorski) Olinyk, three brothers, little brother Major, Pete, and...
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Robert James Goodall

March 2, 1931 - January 14, 2018

Robert (Butch) Goodall of Albion (Duck Lake), passed away on January 14, 2018 at the age of 86. He was born March 2, 1931 in Jackson, MI to Elmer and Irene Goodall. Robert was a graduate of Albion College and Michigan State University and retired from Albion Industries where he designed casters as a mechanical engineer. He served in the U.S. Navy retiring as a lieutenant in 1957. In 1953 he...
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David Sherman Carter

April 4, 1952 - January 13, 2018

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Margaret M. Larocco

April 13, 1926 - January 13, 2018

Margaret M. Larocco born on April 13, 1926, went home with the Lord on January 13, 2018 surrounded by family. She was a Jehovah's Witness for many years. She loved gardening, spending time with family and friends and cooking. She also loved her dogs, Max and JJ and her cat, Boots. Margaret loved telling stories of her childhood growing up in the mountains of West Virginia. She was affectionately...
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Verna Joyce Maksimchuk

August 9, 1930 - January 6, 2018

Verna Joyce MaksimchukAugust 09, 1930 - January 06, 2018Verna Joyce Maksimchuk, of rural Homer, Michigan, passed away January 06, 2018, at age 87. She was born August 09, 1930 on the King family farm near Parma, in Jackson County, Michigan. Joyce was the daughter of Harry John King, and Lena May (nee Lincoln) King. Joyce attended traditional country schools in Jackson and Calhoun Counties, and...
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Glenn Dale Crumpton

May 16, 1940 - January 4, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, Albion, MI.
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Jose Sanchez

October 8, 1945 - January 4, 2018

Jose Alexander Sanchez, age 72 of Albion passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at his home. He was born October 8, 1945 in Wauseon, Ohio the son of Emanuel and Ambrosia Sanchez. He married Rosie Sanchez on August 25, 1979 and she preceded him in death on July 26, 2017 after almost 38 loving years of marriage. Jose thoroughly enjoyed his family; they were everything to him. He also...
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Joan Marie Chamberlain

October 28, 1938 - January 4, 2018

Joan Marie Chamberlain, age 79 of Coldwater formerly of Marshall and Homer, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Fairview Nursing and Rehab in Centreville, MI. She was born October 28, 1938 in Hillsdale County, Michigan the daughter of Earl and Beulah (Hess) Marvin. She married Vincent "Hank" Chamberlain on June 18, 1955 and he preceded her in death on March 25, 2004.Also preceding her in...
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David Lindsey Horne

October 25, 2002 - January 1, 2018

David Lindsey Horne, age 15 of Albion passed away peacefully with his family by his side onJanuary 1, 2018. He was born October 25, 2002 to Corey and Mary (Little) Horne in Lansing, Michigan. David attended Doris Klaussner Developmental Center in Battle Creek, Michigan. He enjoyedBeing around his friends and family. His Paternal Grandparents David (Terry) Horne and his Aunt Shelly Ratliff...
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Jody Bell Dismuke

June 27, 1948 - December 28, 2017

Jody Bell Dismuke, 69, of Albion, passed away on Wednesday December 28, 2017 at the MeSun Hospice in Lawrenceville, GA. She was born June 27, 1948 in Dothan, Alabama, to mother, Doris Marie Dismuke.Jody is survived by her son, Joseph E. Dismuke, daughter, Deidria D. Dismuke, nephews Reico and Mario Dismuke, niece Djuana Motley-Dismuke, along with grandchildren, Makayla Hoggard, Jared Dismuke,...
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Frances E. DePew

February 25, 1924 - December 28, 2017

Frances E. DePew age 93 of Coldwater, born February 25, 1924 in Newton Grove, NC, entered into the Kingdom of God, uniting with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, December 28, 2017.Survivors include: daughters and sons-in-law: Sharon and Gene McDaniel, Brenda and Bill Hayes and Steve Posante; grandchildren: Thomas Meisch, Renae Cavallaro, Cheri Partee, Carrie Ann Selbee, Mary F. Lundy...
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Lawrence Edward Steinhauer

May 17, 1942 - December 25, 2017

Lawrence Edward Steinhauer, 75, died peacefully in his home on December 25, 2017, surrounded by family. Larry was born on May 17, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, to Irving and Florence (Miller) Steinhauer. He graduated with a B.A. in Economics from City College of New York (CCNY) and a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. Larry was a devoted professor of economics and passionate...
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Lloyd Andrew Rose

June 8, 1953 - December 23, 2017

Lloyd Andrew Rose, Sr., age 64 of Hanover passed away at his home with his family by his side on Saturday, December 23, 2017. He was born June 8, 1953 in Beckley, West Virginia the son of Osley Rose and Margaret Larocco. He married Teresa Rose on September 10, 2005 in Jackson and she survives. Also surviving are his mother, Margaret, children: Cliff Bradley, Katina Rose, Angel Rose, Michelle Rose...
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Merlin Bartley

March 23, 1940 - December 19, 2017

Merlin Bartley, age 77 of Albion passed away peacefully at Borgess Medical Center under the loving care of his family on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. He was born March 23, 1940 in Penny, Kentucky the son of Cecil and Bertha (Newsome) Bartley. He married Hazel Bartley on December 24, 1959 in Long Fork, Kentucky and she survives.He was a member of the fellowship Baptist Church, where he served as a...
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Rita Mae Woods

December 29, 1958 - December 17, 2017

Rita Mae Woods, age 58 of Albion passed away with her family by her side on December 17, 2017.She was born December 29, 1958 to Elvin and Delie (Stalker) Thacker in Albion, Michigan.Rita was in the nursing field most of her life, she enjoyed gardening, Bingo and spending timewith her family and most of all with her grandchildren.Rita is survived by her daughters, Trish (Tom) Bennett of Marshall,...
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Ira Jones Burns

December 9, 1931 - December 17, 2017

Ira J. Burns age 86 of Albion, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, December 17, 2017 at Henry Ford Allegiance Health in Jackson. He was born December 9, 1931 to Hurley and Vinnie (Jones) Burns. He married Marjorie R. Smith on June 8, 1952, entered the U.S. Army in January 1953 and was honorably discharged in January of 1955. He is preceded in death by his parents,...
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Mary Ann Lawton

October 15, 1930 - December 11, 2017

Mary Ann Lawton, age 87 of Coldwater passed away December 11, 2017. According to her wishes, Cremation has taken place and there will be a Memorial Serviceheld at a later date.Arrangements entrusted to J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, MI 49224To leave online messages of condolence for the family, please visit www.kevintiddfuneralhome.com
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Jimmie Lee Travis

June 7, 1942 - December 7, 2017

Jimmie Lee Travis transitioned this earthly life into eternal life on Thursday, December 7, 2017 surrounded by his family.Jimmie was born on June 7, 1942 in Evergreen, AL to the late Deacon Ervin and Mrs. Charlotte (Dees) Travis, Sr.He graduated from Conecuh County Training School with honors in 1960. Following his big brother Ervin Jr. to Michigan, he moved to Albion in 1961 where he found...
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Annie Mae Whetstone

February 1, 1954 - December 6, 2017

Annie Mae Whetstone, departed this life on December 6, 2017 at the Glenn Arbor Hospice in Battle Creek, Michigan. She was born February 1, 1954 to the late Harvey and Mary Blake, in Selma, Alabama.Annie Mae whetstone came to Albion at the age of 1 years old. She later married the late Phil Whetstone Sr. on October 7, 1975. Annie was a member of Lewis Chapel AME Church where she served on the...
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Harold Alonzo Harvey

July 9, 1941 - December 2, 2017

Harold Alonzo Harvey "Lonnie" age 76 of Albion passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017 at his home under the loving care of his family and hospice. He was born July 9, 1941 in Newhall, West Virginia the son of Harold James and Sarah Elizabeth (Harrah) Harvey. He married Pattie Jean Harvey on May 31, 1963 and she preceded him in death on February 24, 2000. He is also preceded in death by his...
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Farrel Sims

April 14, 1930 - December 1, 2017

Farrel Dee Sims, age 87 passed away in her home in Albion on Friday, December 1, 2017. She was born April 14, 1930 in Piggott, Arkansas the daughter of George and Cora (Nash) Sims. Dee never married or had any children. She was the last surviving of 11 children born to George and Cora. Preceding her in death are brothers: Bruce, John, T.A., Edward, Wilford and Cecil and sisters: Mary, Bessie,...
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Lewis Charles Dismuke

June 10, 1951 - November 30, 2017

Lewis Charles Dismuke, age 66 passed away November 30, 2017 at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital in Battle Creek, Michigan. He was born in Albion, MI. on June 10, 1951 to Doris Dismuke. Lewis enjoyed fishing and spending special times with family and friends. Lewis was preceded in death by his mother Doris Dismuke, and two sisters, Charlene Dismuke, and Elizabeth Dismuke. Lewis leaves to cherish...
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Westbrook Doyle Carr

March 6, 1941 - November 22, 2017

Westbrook Doyle Carr (Wess), 76 of Albion, departed this life on Wednesday November 22, 2017 at home surrounded by his family.Wess was born March 6, 1941 to Bessie and Doyle Carr in Savanna, Tennessee, while his mother was visiting his father on leave there. The family is from Benton Harbor, MI.He was drafted into the U.S. Army and served a tour of duty in the Vietnam War between 1963-1966 in the...
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Jason Lee Mullins

April 27, 1981 - November 19, 2017

Jason Lee Mullins 36, of Albion, Michigan passed away suddenly on Sunday November 19, 2017. Jason was born on April 27, 1981 in Albion to Dianna Trusty, and the late Henry Lee Mullins. Jason was an only child. Jason was the proud father of three children. He enjoyed working on cars, attending car shows, fishing and spending special times with family and friends. Jason's fond memories will...
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Lowell Clifford Sellen

February 11, 1928 - November 16, 2017

Lowell Clifford Sellen, age 89 of Springport passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Henry Ford Allegiance Health in Jackson, Michigan. He was born February 11, 1928 to Claude and Kate (Creore) Sellen in Charlotte Michigan. He married Irene Faulkner in June of 1948 who survives.Lowell proudly served his country in the U. S. Air Force. He loved to farm, salmon fishing, camping and enjoying the...
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Herman Taylor

September 2, 1956 - November 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, Albion, MI.
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Robert Otto Schultz

May 24, 1921 - November 14, 2017

Robert Otto Schultz age 96 of Albion, passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall. He was born May 24, 1921 in Albion the son of Gustave and Alma (Scheman) Schultz. Robert served our country in the U.S. Army and was a life-long resident of Albion. He married Valarie (Smith) in June of 1957 and she preceded him in death on December 4, 1989 after 32 years of marriage. He...
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Odessa McCracken

March 8, 1928 - October 27, 2017

Odessa "Dutchess" McCracken was born March 8, 1928 to Mrs. Nora Kurtz of Albion, Michigan. She was the youngest of five sisters. She graduated from Washington Gardner High School also located in Albion, Michigan. She later married Joy McCracken in 1947 and the both moved to Roselle, New Jersey where she began working at Heights Rollenberrie a subsidery of Ford Motor Company. Together they...
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Clarence Lee Hodges

November 13, 1936 - October 25, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Clarence L. Hodges announces his passing on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at the age of 80 years. He was born Nov. 13, 1936 in Eaton Rapids to Clair L. and Nova Leone Crisher.Clarence will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 30 years, Shirley and their children, Jonathan (Cathryn) Hodges of Springport, MI, Clarissa (Richard) Van Proyen of Dallas-Fort...
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Federico Cordova

November 2, 1950 - October 23, 2017

Federico Cordova, Jr., age 66 of Albion passed away Monday October 23, 2017. He was bornNovember 2, 1950 to Federico and Minerva (Rodriguez) Cordova, Sr. in Brownsville, Texas.Federico proudly served in the U. S. Marines in 1971. He worked for Lears Corp. in Marshall. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and eating around the bomb fires. Federico is survived by his children,...
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Rebecca Lynn White

February 24, 1955 - October 22, 2017

Rebecca Lynn White, age 62 of Albion passed away peacefully with her family by her side atBronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She was born February 24, 1955 toFredrico and Josephine (Serbantes) Gonzales in Lubbock, Texas. She married Daryl White, Sr. and he preceded her in death.Rebecca is survived by her children, Daryl White, Jr. of Albion, Reginald White of Albion.Monica White...
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Robert Hazen Traves

June 26, 1930 - October 20, 2017

Robert Hazen Traves, age 87 of Albion passed away peacefully with his family by his side onOctober 20, 2017. He was born on June 26, 1930 to Marie (Butters) and Hazen Traves.Robert was preceded in death by his parents, wife Lorene Wilson Traves, sisters, Rose Hutchins-Mosher and Myrtle Herron.Robert grew up around Jonesville and Goose Lake, Michigan area then his family moved to Tekonsha,...
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Virgil Gene Taylor

September 30, 1946 - October 18, 2017

Virgil Taylor entered this world on September 30, 1946 to John B. and Evelyn Taylor. He was called home on Tuesday, October 18, 2017.Virgil was united in marriage to his love, Janet Thomas, on September 1, 1973. This year they celebrated 44 years of marriage. Of this union, they were blessed with four beautiful children. Scott (Sonja) Thomas, Selena (Arthur Jr.) Harris, ValenciaTaylor and Virgil...
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Carrie Maynard

January 18, 1928 - October 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, Albion, MI.
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Wendell Lance Engelter

July 27, 1938 - October 9, 2017

Wendell Lance Engelter, age 79 of Albion passed away Monday October 9, 2017 at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital. He was born July 27, 1938 to Louis and Beulah (Mason) Engelter in Olivet, Michigan. In 1996, he married Venia Irene Yoder in Cadillac, who survives.Wendell proudly served in the U. S. Navy. He was an electrician for Albion Malleable, Sparton Electronics, and Delta Truss. He was a...
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Crystal Renee Griffin

December 27, 1969 - October 8, 2017

Crystal Renee Griffin, age 47 of Albion passed away Sunday October 8, 2017 atSelect Specialty Hospital in Battle Creek, Michigan. She was born December 27, 1969to Alex Walker and Gloria Griffin in Albion.Crystal is survived by her daughters, Kendra Avant and Jamiesha Griffin; brother, Willie Moss;sister, Felicia Griffin; grandchildren, Cobiana, Cobianique and Cobiara and Cobizynae Avant andCobi&...
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Delores Ann Pelfrey

April 9, 1943 - October 3, 2017

Delores Ann Pelfrey, age 74 of Albion passed away Tuesday October 3, 2017 at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She was born April 9, 1943 in Albion.She enjoyed gardening, going to the casino and being with her family.Delores is survived by her children, Ronnie Pelfrey of Texas, David Pelfrey of Albion, Paul Pelfrey of Grand Rapids, Frank (Jan) Pelfrey of Holland, Brian Pelfrey of Grand...
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Robert Lee Kidder

June 8, 1940 - October 2, 2017

Robert Lee Kidder, age 77 of Albion passed away Monday, October 2, 2017, at his home in Albion, Michigan, after his valiant six year battle against Parkinson's disease. Robert had a strong will to live, unwavering faith in God, and the love and prayers of family, friends, and many supporters that carried him through his final months of life. He was born June 8, 1940 to Roy Legrand and Florence...
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Hazel S. Lewis

November 10, 1917 - September 27, 2017

Hazel Sigsworth Lewis, age 99 of Albion passed away September 27, 2017 at her home, under the watchful care of her caregivers. She was born November 10, 1917 to George Walker and Mary Jane Hanna- Sigsworth in Houghton, MI, she was one of four children. Her parents and all of her siblings, brother Addison George Sigsworth and sisters Maude Bell-Meyers and Gwendolyn Mae Sigsworth-Hatch preceded...
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Cora Lee Bailey

June 12, 1949 - September 23, 2017

Cora Lee Bailey, age 68 of Easley, South Carolina, peacefully transitioned into eternal rest on September 23, 2017 under the loving care of her family and Hospice. Cora was born June 12, 1949 in Alger, Ohio the daughter of Floyd and Nellie (Perkins) Cole. Cora is survived by her husband James O. Bailey whom she married on August 14th 1965. In addition to her loving husband of 52 years, Cora also...
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Betty Joan Palmer

March 24, 1933 - September 21, 2017

Betty Joan Palmer, 84, from Bronson Michigan, went at home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on 9/21/17 at Coldwater Hospital in Coldwater Michigan. She was the daughter of Ruben and Nina Dean. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Marion Morgan, and her daughter and son-in-law Linda and Ross Walker. Betty is survived by her three daughters: Cheryl (Ben) Jacobs of Concord...
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Mae Belle Sleight

September 24, 1923 - September 21, 2017

Mae Belle Sleight, age 93 of Albion passed away Thursday September 21, 2017 at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home in Jackson, Michigan. Mae was born September 24, 1923 to Dell and Nora (Thorn) Gordon. During WWII, she worked at Service Caster and became known as one of the famed Rosie the Riveters. On April 21, 1951, Mae married James E. Sleight. As their family grew, Mae worked as noon...
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Val Canull

July 13, 1948 - September 19, 2017

Vauldann "Val" Canull, age 69 of Albion passed away Tuesday September 19, 2017 at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital in Jackson, Michigan. She was born July 13, 1948 to Chester and Irene (Layne) Hurley and they precede her in death. She married Frederick Canull on February 15, 1992 in Albion and he survives. Val enjoyed watching TV, especially Soap Operas and enjoyed her time spent at either the...
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Russell Joseph Eldred

March 5, 1966 - September 14, 2017

Russell J. Eldred "Staub" age 51 of Albion passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 14, 2017. He was born March 5, 1966 in Albion to Terry and Angelina (Hernandez) Eldred. He married Jodee Conley on September 26, 1998 in Albion. Rusty was an avid U of M fan and enjoyed playing golf. He was a dedicated son, husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle who thoroughly enjoyed spending time...
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Vern Taylor

January 17, 1948 - September 10, 2017

Albion, MichiganVern Taylor went home to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was better known as "Chi Chi" and was born on January 14, 1948 to John Taylor and Evelyn (Wheeler) Taylor.Vern grew up in Albion. He had a passion for fishing, riding his moped and sitting on his deck and barbecuing. He married his one and only love, Wanda Jeanne (Washington) Taylor on April...
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Phyllis Ann Cypret

October 3, 1935 - September 7, 2017

Phyllis Ann Cypret, 81 of Albion, Michigan made her peaceful transition from earth to heaven on Thursday, September 7, 2017, with her loving family by her side. Phyllis was born on October 3, 1935 to the union of Elmer Goodwin and Muriel (Burkwalt) Wallace. Phyllis worked for the Albion Public School System for over 27 years as Bus Driver for children with special needs; she truly enjoyed...
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Virginia Jean Cook

November 11, 1930 - August 30, 2017

Virginia Jean Cook, 86 of Albion, passed away on August 30, 2017, surrounded by her family at Medilodge of Marshall.Virginia was born on November 11, 1930 to William H.and Alice (Williams) Kellogg in Battle Creek, MI.In 1947 she worked at the Pagoda Cafe where she met her soul mate Billy Cook. They were married for 69 beautiful years. He preceded her in death on June 8, 2017. Virginia also...
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Terry Lee Prater

April 7, 1971 - August 30, 2017

Terry Lee Prater, age 46 of Litchfield passed away on August 30, 2017 at his home, due to a life time of health issues. He was born April 7, 1971 to Abe and Betty (Patrick) Prater, he lived most of his life in the Litchfield area.Terry attended Greenfield School (ISD) after school he worked at Key Opportunities, he loved bowling, shopping, and attending church. Terry was a member of the Church...
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Helen Louise Simmons

March 30, 1925 - August 29, 2017

Helen L. Simmons, age 92 of Albion passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. She was born March 30, 1925 in Jackson, Michigan the daughter of Ernest and Ione (Sisson) Thomas. Helen was a graduate of Kellogg Community College where she earned her nursing degree. She worked as an LPN and Director of Central Supply at Albion Community Hospital from 1961 until...
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Nelson A. Stark

December 22, 1918 - August 26, 2017

Nelson A. Stark, age 98, passed away Saturday, August 26, 1017 at Countryside Care Center in Jackson. He was born December 22, 1918 in Clarence Township the son of Gustave and Minnie (Moss) Stark. He married G. Elaine Stark on April 27, 1946 in Albion and she preceded him in death in 1998. Nelson was also preceded in death by his parents, 4 sisters: Irene Shrontz, Frances Burns, Hazel Miller and...
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Margaret A. O'DELL

September 13, 1933 - August 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, Albion, MI.
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Kerry D. Archer

January 18, 1964 - August 18, 2017

Kerry Archer was born on January 18, 1964 to Shirley Butler Cross and Percy Collins Jr. in Berrien Springs, Michigan. He united in matrimony to Wife Arde Archer daughter of Abe and Patricia Wiggins on July 4, 1998. Of this union are children :Cory, Colay, Patricia & Corrissa Archer. Along with his children, Kerry is survived by grandchildren (oldest to youngest) Ra'Kiyah, Ja'Marii,...
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Charles Orbin Webb

March 8, 1936 - August 18, 2017

Charles O. Webb, of Albion, Michigan was called to his heavenly home On August 18, 2017. Charles was born to the late Ballard and Mary (Vaughn) Webb on March 8, 1936, near Allen, KY. On January 13, 1960, Charles married Linda (Meek). Charles and Linda moved to Albion, Michigan in 1962. Charles worked for a number of years as a machinist at Corning Glass, Reed Plastics and Sheridan Industries,...
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Arlen Don Rockey

March 15, 1932 - August 18, 2017

Arlen "Don" Rockey, age 85 of Albion passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at Medilodge of Marshall, Michigan. He was born March 15, 1932 to Fred Charles and Minnie (Gawthrop) Rockey in Eaton County, Michigan. In 1951, he married Alice McKinney who preceded him in death on April 24, 2005.Don proudly served in the U. S. Army from 1953 - 1955 during the Korean War. Don and Alice started Rockey's...
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Sarah Ann Daniels

February 19, 1939 - August 15, 2017

Sarah (Sally) A. Daniels, age 78, rests peacefully in the arms of God after a hard fought battle with cancer. She was the tenth of twelve children born to Leo and Isabell Koch and she loved her huge family dearly. Sally's childhood home was a large family farm in Babcock where she developed her strong work ethic. After graduating from Homer High School, she continued her education in Miami,...
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Gloria Jean Butler

June 9, 1961 - August 11, 2017

Gloria Jean Butler of Detroit, Michigan (Formally of Jackson), passed away suddenly on Friday August 11, 2017, at the age of 56. Gloria was born on June 9, 1961, in Jackson, Michigan to the union of the late George and Lougenia Butler. Affectionately called "Glo", by family and friends, she matriculated through the Jackson Public School Systems graduating with the class of 1979, from...
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Raymond Martin

August 6, 1924 - August 9, 2017

Raymond "Ray" Martin, age 93 of Albion, Michigan passed away August 9, 2017 at Glenn Arbor Hospice Residence of Battle Creek, MI. He was born August 6, 1924 in Albion, Michigan to Frank D. and Marian M. (Elmer) Martin. On December 3, 1950 in Devereaux, MI, he married Dorothy Irene Baty who preceded him on August 14, 2016. Ray was a lifelong resident of Devereaux, Michigan where he and Dorothy...
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Dominick Louis Perry Ward

July 23, 2017 - July 23, 2017

Baby Dominick Louis Perry Ward was born on July 23, 2017, at the Bronson Hospital of Battle Creek, Michigan. Dominick was delivered back to the Heavenly Angels on this same day. Dominick leaves to cherish his memories, his mother Donielle Newburn, father Porter Ward, two sisters, Skyler and Reese Ward, grandparents, great-grandparents, and a host of other relatives.Grave side services will be...
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Arvil Haywood

December 27, 1930 - July 16, 2017

Arvil "Jack" Haywood, age 86 of Albion passed away Sunday July 16, 2017 at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Residence in Jackson, Michigan. He was born December 27, 1930 to Kelly and Gladis (Howard) Haywood in Blue River, Kentucky. On July 16, 1959 he married Sue Shepherd in Springport, Michigan who survives.Jack was a truck driver for Springport Steel for 30 years. He also owned a bicycle shop...
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Alice Patricia Vaughn

March 17, 1949 - July 16, 2017

Our beloved Alice Patricia Vaughn passed away Sunday morning, July16th at her home in the loving care of her husband and friends after a courageous battle with cancer. She married Robert Clark on August 9th, 1997 and they enjoyed many years together. Alice was born on March 17, 1949 to Henry and Helen Vaughn of Jackson, Michigan. Probably because of being born on St. Patrick's Day, Alice was...
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Barbara Lee Rankin

December 20, 1941 - July 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, Albion, MI.
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Scott Lee Berrington

April 8, 1958 - July 12, 2017

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Jerome Eugene Morgan

September 11, 1949 - July 6, 2017

Jerome Eugene Bridges-Morgan, 67, was born September 11, 1949, in Albion, Michigan to Clair Morgan & Elizabeth (Keene) Bridges. He attended Albion Public Schools. He was an outstanding football player. Jerome also attended Olivet College and Jackson Community College, where he received an Associate's Degree in Business. Jerome is a veteran of the Vietnam War. After his serving in the...
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Noralinda Linda Ortiz

November 2, 1963 - July 4, 2017

Noralinda Ortiz, age 53 of Albion went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. She was born November 2, 1963 in Albion the daughter of Zenon and Hermelinda (Martinez) Ortiz and they precede her in death. Noralinda was also preceded in death by her infant son Elijah Curtis Silas-Ortiz in 1996. Noralinda leaves to cherish her memory, daughter, Mocara (Tirell) Ortiz-Anderson; daughter, Adriana...
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Donna Christine Hellman

August 30, 1960 - July 4, 2017

Donna Christine Hellman, age 56, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Albion, Michigan on July 4, 2017. She was born in Evanston, Illinois, on August 30, 1960, the daughter ofRobert T. Nicholson and Viola Nicholson White.Her lifelong passion for learning led her to earn four degrees including a bachelor and two master's degrees of science and a JD of Law. She followed a varied career path...
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Mary Asaro

April 13, 1925 - June 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, Albion, MI.
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Marie Thomas

March 29, 1940 - June 29, 2017

Marie Wilson Thomas was born on March 29, 1940 in Warren County, Vicksburg, Mississippi to the union of the late Jessie Wilson and Corrine Grantont Wilson. Marie was proceeded in death by her daughter Patrica Ann Thomas, five brothers, Jessie, Joseph, John, Roy and Countee Wilson Sr., and a sister, Liza Mae Wright.Marie accepted the Lord on August 28, 1953 at West Harper Baptist church. She...
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Patricia Ann Konkle

September 8, 1930 - June 28, 2017

Patricia "Pat" A. Konkle, age 86 of Albion passed away with her family by her side on Wednesday June 28, 2017 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She was born September 8, 1930 to Raymond and Loretta (Andrews) Knodt in Albion, Michigan. On July 5, 1947, she married Henry R. "Hank" Konkle who preceded her in 2011.Pat was a lifelong member of St. John Catholic Church in Albion; was...
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Charles Floyd Cooper

January 11, 1980 - June 26, 2017

Charles Floyd Cooper, 37, of Albion passed away at home on June 26th 2017, surrounded by his family. He was born January 11, 1980 to Floyd and Sharon (Kay) Locke Cooper in Eaton Rapids. Charles also know as Charlie or most likely Coop graduated from Springport high school in 1998 and began working construction with his dad. He was a skilled carpenter who could build anything from one of a kind...
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James Ray Wilbur

July 5, 1936 - June 23, 2017

James Ray Wilbur, age 80 passed away Friday, June 23, 2017 in Battle Creek under the loving care of his family and hospice. He was born July 5, 1936 in Wexford County, Michigan the youngest of 6 children born to Cinnet O. and William Wilbur. He received his GED from Bellevue Schools in 1969. He was preceded in death by his parents, oldest brother Harold, youngest sister Arlene Burchfield and half...
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Marcellus Glenn Bradley

October 28, 1964 - June 20, 2017

Marcellus Glen Bradley age 52, of Ashburn,VA , formerly of Albion, MI passed away on Tuesday June 20, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. Marcellus was born on October 28, 1964 to Morris and Larose "Janie" (Washington) Bradley. He graduated from Albion Senior High School class of 1982. He enlisted in the United Sates Air Force in 1983 and served until 1992. On August 12, 1995, Marcellus...
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Joan Marie Walker

June 19, 1931 - June 16, 2017

Joan M. Walker, age 85 of Homer passed away Friday June 16, 2017 at Medilodge of Marshall, Michigan. She was born June 19, 1931 to Paul William and Emma (Pluckabaum) Mangels in Chicago, Illinois. She is preceded in death by her parents.Joan enjoyed crocheting and reading, especially Danielle Steel novels and spending time with her family. She was employed through the years as a waitress and...
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Paul G. Robinette

August 9, 1934 - June 12, 2017

Paul G. Robinette, age 82 of Albion, passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 in Battle Creek under the loving care of Hospice. He was born in Harold, Kentucky on August 9, 1934 the son of Charles and Elizabeth (Blackburn) Robinette and they precede him in death.Also preceding him in death are his daughter, Kristen Marie Robinette, 1 granddaughter in infancy, 3 brothers, Ralph, Donald and Charles Ray...
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Craig Douglas Wolf

August 29, 1944 - June 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, Albion, MI.
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Billy Gene Cook

August 28, 1927 - June 8, 2017

Billy Gene Cook, age 89 of Albion passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 8, 2017 at Medilodge of Marshall, Michigan. Billy was born August 28, 1927 to George and Leona (Miller) Cook in Piggott, Arkansas. Billy served in the United States 5th Army Air Corps 82nd Tactical Rcn Squad from 1945 to 1947 and was stationed in Tokyo, Japan. While stationed there, he was a photographic...
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John Lewis McClure

June 5, 1955 - June 5, 2017

John Lewis McClure, age 62 of Marshall, Michigan passed away suddenly on June 5, 2017. He was born June 5, 1955 to Dr. Jack Hastings and Georgiann (Scott) McClure in Lansing, Michigan.John, along with his family, moved to Albion in 1961 where John attended Albion Public Schools until his graduation in 1973. John was proud to be a Wildcat and has many lasting friendships from his early school days...
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Clarence William Torrey

October 16, 1931 - June 5, 2017

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Mary McLean Upshaw

November 24, 1956 - June 4, 2017

Mary Bryant BurneyOur mother began this life on November 24, 1956 to Ethel Mae Thomblin Bryant and O'Dell Bryant in Hazlehurts, Georgia. She had 8 brothers, Robert Earl Bryant, O'Zell Bryant, Eddie C. Bryant, Benjamin Bryant, Eugene Bryant, Calvin Bryant, Freddie Lee Bryand and twin brother Elijah Bryant. She also had 6 sisters, Lois Scott, Nora Roberts, Ethel Lee Chambers, Shelva Jean Simmons,...
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Marcia Ann Casto

March 24, 1936 - June 4, 2017

Marcia Ann Casto of Parma, passed away at her home on June 4, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was born to Richard and Fay (Cody) Holmes in 1936. Surviving are her children Michael (Diane) Casto, Dave (Beth) Casto of Jackson, Brian Casto of Concord, Cheryl Casto of Bay City, Kenneth Casto of Deland, FL., Sandy (Tom) Whittman of Spring Arbor, Betty Moore, and Audrey Bammer of Parma,...
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John Allen Gonzales

May 23, 1952 - June 3, 2017

John Allen "Teeters" Gonzales passed away at the Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo, Michigan on June 3, 2017. John was born on May 23, 1952 to Guadalupe and Petra Gonzalez Sr in Albion, Michigan. John moved to Michigan City, IN and lived there for 40 years. He worked for Weil-McClain for 35 years before retiring.He enjoyed baseball, bowling, playing pool, watching sports and being with his...
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Karl Louis Lagoy

March 18, 1934 - June 1, 2017

Karl Louis Lagoy, 83 of Homer, Michigan passed away on Thursday June 1, 2017, at the McLaren Hospital of Lansing, Michigan. Karl was born in 1934 to Anton and Pauline (Lipar) Lagoy in Herrietta, Michigan. He graduated from the Albion High School in 1952. Karl was employed with the Albion Elevator Company for over 20 years. He enjoyed gardening, cutting, and then splitting wood and making...
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Helen Elaine Thomas

April 20, 1931 - May 31, 2017

Helen Elaine Thomas, age 86 of Coldwater passed away Wednesday May 31, 2017 at Maple Lawn Medical Care & Rehab of Coldwater. She was born April 20, 1931 to Merle and Myrtle (Connors) James in Manchester, Michigan. She was married to George Arthur Thomas who preceded her in death in 1964.Helen grew up in the Coldwater, Branch County area. She worked for several years at the Carriage Inn...
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James Millis Perkins

August 26, 1948 - May 30, 2017

James Perkins age 68 of Homer passed away peacefully Tuesday May 30, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. He was born August 26, 1948 to Millis and Cora Perkins. He married Diane Cousino on August 11, 1978.James proudly served in the 101st Airborne Division during 1968-1969 in Saigon.James enjoyed going to his brother's auction every Friday night, going to the casino, most of all looked...
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Larry David Cortright

February 5, 1957 - May 25, 2017

Larry David Cortright passed away on May 25, 2017 after a short illness, born on Feb 5, 1957 to Rowland and Barbara (Kennedy) Cortright in Albion. Larry is survived by his wife, Jean (Nulf) of 36 years and two sons, Nathan/Katie of Portage and Adam/Katelyn also of Portage. One grandchild, Gwendolyn, he affectionately nicknamed Goon. A sister, Nancy/Don Cunningham of Lake Oddessa and brothers,...
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Betty Zane Powers

December 5, 1925 - May 25, 2017

Betty Zane Powers, age 91 of Union City went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 25, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born December 5, 1925 in Erie, Pennsylvania the daughter of Herbert and Cara (Loop) Hoag. She was preceded in death by her husband John Powers in 1997 and daughter Betty Zane in 1988.Betty is survived by her sons, James, Daniel (Darlene), Paul, John (Amy), David (Trina); 17...
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Dolan Connelly

October 17, 1953 - May 22, 2017

Dolan "Bo" Lavan Connelly, Jr. age 63 of Homer passed away suddenly Monday, May 22, 2017 at Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall. He was born October 17, 1953 in Albion the son of Dolan and Priscilla (Zolman) Connelly, Sr. He Married Vonda Exline on June 26, 1997 in Albion. Dolan was an Albion Senior High School graduate, class of 1972. He enjoyed walks, working outside in his lawn, driving his truck,...
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Mark Eugene Cousins

February 6, 1952 - May 21, 2017

Mark Eugene Cousins, age 65 of Albion passed away May 21, 2017. He was bornFebruary 6, 1952 to Otis Aubrey and Elizabeth (Dale) Cousins in Pratt, Kansas.He married Gayla Fultz who survives.Mark was self-employed as a welder on the oil rigs. He enjoyed fishing, loved hisfamily and had a beautiful since of humor.Mark is survived by his wife Gayla Cousins; daughter, Brandy Wellman of Toledo, OH;...
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Mattie Ruth Cockrill

September 21, 1937 - May 16, 2017

Mattie Ruth Cockrill, age 79 of Homer passed away peacefully on May 16, 2017 atMedilodge of Marshall, Michigan. She was born September 21, 1937 to Mearion F. and Mattie L. (Watkins) Weakley in Woodlawn, Tennessee. Mattie is survived by a son, L. D. Black of Clarksville, TN; brothers, Phillip and Eugene Weakley both of Homer, Robert Austin of Quincy; sisters, Carolyn Fix, Betty Sharpe both of...
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Peachie Hall

July 20, 1940 - May 16, 2017

Peachie Hall, age 76 of Albion passed away May 16, 2017. She was born July 20, 1940 to Nelvin and Rosettia (Bolen) Prater in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was a Nurse's Aide and she worked for Corning Glass in Albion, Michigan.Peachie is survived by her children, Debra (Robert) Mulkey, Sherry Hall and Anna Hall; grandchildren, Nathan Willaert, Alyssa Willaert, Brittany Mulkey, Alexzander Ramey,...
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Alice Teresa Mikusko

April 13, 1927 - May 14, 2017

Alice T. (Brady) Mikusko of Marshall, Michigan, died peacefully and with family by her side on May 14, 2017. She was born April 13, 1927, in St. Charles, Michigan, to James Brady and Sarah MacDonald Brady. She married Edward J. Mikusko on May 11, 1946, and they were divorced in 1981. She married Arnold S. Arquette on June 22, 2002, and he survives her.She is also survived by her four children: ...
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Howard Earl Goodrich

July 25, 1927 - May 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, Albion, MI.
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Wilce Wallace

August 14, 1929 - May 9, 2017

Wilce Wallace, Sr. transitioned to Eternal Life on May 9, 2017 at Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall, MI. He was born August 14, 1929 in Vicksburg, Mississippi to Armsted Wallace and Estelle Taylor Wallace. He had 19 siblings, all of whom preceded him in death. Wilce attended school in Vicksburg, MS. He moved to Albion, Michigan in 1952 and worked as a Laborer at both Fisher Body and Brooks. He married...
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Lisa Marie Hamilton

August 17, 1967 - May 4, 2017

Lisa Marie Hamilton, age 49 of Marshall passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall, Michigan. She was born August 17, 1967 in Hudson, Michigan. She married Timmy Hamilton who survives.Lisa loved shopping, reminiscing, and spending time with her kids and grandchildren. She enjoyed playing the Wii with her children, loved dressing and caring for her new Yorkie Poo Dolly and...
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Patty Lou Kulikowski

December 22, 1938 - May 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, Albion, MI.
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