Our Obituaries

Bobby Eugean Caudill

August 20, 1969 - December 6, 2016

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

November 11, 1934 - December 3, 2016

William Henderson Leffew, Jr. "Bill" of Coldwater, formerly of Albion, age 82 passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016 under the loving care of his family. Bill was born November 11, 1934 in Soddy-Daisy, TN the son of William and Janie (McDade) Leffew, Sr. and they precede him in death along with step-daughter, Vicky Dyer, sisters: Esther Womble, Naomie Howard and brother, David Leffew. Bill was...
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Katie Shelters

June 13, 1931 - December 3, 2016

Katie Shelters (Tymkew) of Albion, age 85 passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Battle Creek under the loving care of her family and Hospice. She was born June 13, 1931 in Albion the daughter of Pete and Cleo (Vafiadis) Bournelis.Katie was a graduate of Washington Gardner High School and was a very active member and treasurer of the Vivian Society with the Elks. She was employed over the...
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Vilma Gizella Carlson

February 14, 1930 - November 30, 2016

Vilma Gizella Butcher Carlson, age 86, of Tekonsha, Michigan passed away unexpectedly at home onNovember 30,2016. Vilma was born of Hungarian parents on February 14, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois. Shewas preceded in death by her parents Vilma (Csonka) and John Butcher Jr. as well as her loving husbandof forty years, Roger A. Carlson. Vilma is survived by her sister Elizabeth A. Fox, of Kalamazoo, MI...
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Leatrice Thomas

May 18, 1946 - November 28, 2016

Leatrice "Lee" Thomas was born on May 18, 1946, the fourth son and sixth child of the late Mr. & Mrs. Hosie & Willie Ree (Walton) Thomas Sr. of Vicksburg, Mississippi. He entered eternal rest on November 27, 2016 at his home in Holt, Michigan.He attended elementary and three years of high school in Vicksburg, MS where he was a member of the Holy Hill Baptist Church. He continued to...
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Robert William Adams

November 7, 1929 - November 28, 2016

ROBERT W. ADAMS, SR. 87Robert (Bob) Adams, Sr., loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away on Monday, November 28, at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital in Jackson, Michigan. Bob was born November 7, 1929 to Victor and Martha (Roberts) Adams in Albion, Michigan. On July 19, 1952 he married Joanne Carr, the love of his life. In addition to his loving wife of 64 years,...
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Geraldine Burkwalt

April 10, 1940 - November 27, 2016

Geraldine Burkwalt, age 76 of Marshall passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at her home. She was born April 10, 1940 to Kenner and Elizabeth (Prince) Craft in, Keith, West Virginia. She married Arthur Burkwalt on October 14, 1960 and he survives.Geraldine worked the Marshall/Albion area. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother...
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Anna Lorraine O'Connor

March 6, 1935 - November 26, 2016

Anna Lorraine O'Connor, age 81 of Jackson formerly of Albion passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Henry Ford Allegiance Health in Jackson, Michigan. She was born March 6, 1935 to Ervin and Laura (Lake) Herrick in Emmett Township, Michigan. Anna was a clerk/cashier for Seelyes in Albion and Kelley Fuels in Albion.Anna is survived by:Children- Brian (Melinda) O'Connor of New Paris, INSheila...
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Ardith Bernice Hall

October 28, 1927 - November 25, 2016

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

November 23, 1928 - November 25, 2016

Eugene "Curly" Kenneth Boehlke, Sr age 88 of Albion passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 at Henry Ford Allegiance Health in Jackson, Michigan. He was born November 23, 1928 to August F. and Lina (Collmenter) Boehlke in Albion, Michigan. Eugene was a Postal Carrier for the U.S. Post Office, farmer/firefighter; a bus driver for the Albion Public Schools and Parma Township Supervisor. ...
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Mary Magdalene Pressley

February 24, 1920 - November 10, 2016

Mary M. Pressley passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the age of 96 years. Mary was born in Monroe County, Alabama where she attended Antioch and Mt. Rose Schools in Alabama. She married A.J. Pressley and a few years later the family moved to Albion.Mary has always been very active in her church, Grace Temple Church of God in Christ where she was a Sunday school...
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Agnes Irene Weimer

January 22, 1927 - November 7, 2016

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

October 7, 1924 - November 1, 2016

Geraldine McCullough age 92 of Lakeland, FL formerly of Albion passed away November 1, 2016 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in Lakeland, FL. She was born October 7, 1924 to Herbert and Estella (Wood) Prue in Pontiac, Michigan. On September 24, 1977 she married George McCullough who survives.Geraldine was a 1943 graduate of Washington Gardner School in Albion, worked as an Election Official,...
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Abby Elaine May

December 14, 1966 - November 1, 2016

Abby Elaine May, age 49 of Albion passed away suddenly Tuesday, November 1, 2016 surrounded by her family at Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall. She was born December 14, 1966 in Albion the daughter of Malcome and Gloria (O'Neal) May and they precede her in death. Also preceding her in death, a brother, Malcome May and sister, Nioka Cundiff.Abby was a "goofball" who loved to have fun, especially with...
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Menas A. Wickey

July 28, 1938 - November 1, 2016

Menas A. Wickey, 78, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully in his sleep Tuesday morning, November 1, 2016. He was born July 28, 1938 to the late August D. and Emma H. (Schwartz) Wickey. On April 13, 1961 he married Susan N. Schwartz, she survives.In 1967 Menas was ordained Minister in The Old Order Amish Church near Berne, IN. He ministered the word of God for 49 years until his departure. ...
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Barbara Mae Cuatt

January 17, 1930 - October 29, 2016

Barbara Mae Cuatt, age 85 of Homer passed away Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Medilodge ofMarshall, Michigan. She was born December 17, 1930 to Claude and Eva (French) Carpenter inMason, Michigan. She was married to Stuart Cuatt Sr. who preceded her in death in 2007.Barbara was a school bus driver for the Albion Public School systems. She was an avid hunter,4-H leader and she enjoyed bowling,...
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Geneva Odie Clark

October 16, 1923 - October 26, 2016

Geneva (Tabb) Clark, our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend went home to be with the Lord on October 26, 2016, at Marshall Nursing and Rehabilitation in Marshall, Michigan at the age of 93. Geneva was born October 16, 1923 in Columbus, Mississippi to the late Lucy and Willie Warren. Her husband Odie Clark preceded her in death April 1, 2016, and children Mary Jean Johnson,...
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Daniel Horosko

October 5, 1940 - October 25, 2016

Daniel Horosko Jr., age 76 of Albion, Michigan passed away October 25, 2016 after a long illness. He was born in Albion, Michigan on October 5, 1940 to Daniel and Helen (Kellogg) Horosko. Daniel was a journeyman millwright and retired from Ford Motor Company. He was co-owner of Morgan Welding & Supply with his wife Rhoda. Preceded in death by his parents Daniel and Helen Horosko; siblings:...
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Teresea Marie Ratliff

May 19, 1966 - October 24, 2016

Teresea Marie Ratliff, age 50 of Homer passed away suddenly, Monday, October 24, 2016. She was born May 19, 1966 in Albion the daughter of James D. and Rita J. (Yates) Hamilton. She married Marty Ratliff, Sr. on August 20, 1983 in Albion and he survives.Teresea was a very loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother; her kids and grandkids were her whole world. She was very selfless and giving...
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Robert Lee Davis

September 22, 1933 - October 21, 2016

Robert Lee Davis 83, passed away on October 21, 2016. He was born on September 22, 1933 to the late Elige Davis Sr. and Jeffie Davis in Cleveland Mississippi. Robert known by all as "Bob" loved the Lord. He was a Deacon at Philadelphia Baptist Church, Chicago, IL. He also taught Sunday School at Bethel Baptist Church and sang in the men's choir. Bob retired from Peerless of America with 42...
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Marcella Jean Christopher

March 21, 1927 - October 21, 2016

Marcella Jean Christopher, 89, passed away on October 21, 2016. Wife of the late John Christopher. Survived by son James ( Kathy) Christopher and daughter Kaye(Thomas) Dymond. Grandmother of Jennifer (Kevin) Mlutkowski, James (Lynne) Christopher, Kristina (Robert) Jacox and Nathan (Denise) Dymond. Great Grandmother of Amelia, Violet, Anna , Andrew, Lauren, Addison and TJ.Preceded in death by her...
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Betty Jean Evans

July 24, 1924 - October 21, 2016

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

February 6, 1963 - October 19, 2016

Sherman Gene Woods, age 53 of Parma passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was born February 6, 1963 to Daniel and Mary (Smith) Woods in Hyden, Kentucky. He married Mary Lou Burns and she survives.Sherman enjoyed riding his Harley's and Quad's. He loved his family, especially spending time with his granddaughter Faith.Sherman is survived by:Wife- Mary ...
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Eric Charles Devolder

November 7, 1967 - October 14, 2016

Eric Charles Devolder, age 48 of Marshall passed away Friday, October 14, 2016 at Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall, Michigan. He was born November 7, 1967 to Thomas and Marlene (Evert) Devolder in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He married Sheila Marie Dunn who survives.He served under the Marines Reserve. Eric had his own business under Devolder Tree Servicing for 20 years serving Albion, Marshall and...
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Genevieve Barbara Beers

May 27, 1928 - October 12, 2016

Genevieve Barbara Beers, age 88 of Albion passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Medilodge of Marshall. She was born May 27, 1928 in Eaton Rapids, MI the daughter of George and Edna (Bair) Beers and they precede her in death. Genevieve is also preceded in death by her siblings: Laura Heath, Nora Edwards, Tim Beers and John Beers.Survivors include 3 nieces: Jean Beers, Lorraine Clifford,...
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Annie L. Welch

June 23, 1924 - October 12, 2016

Welch, Annie L. (Nebo), age 92 of Albion went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at her home under the loving care of her family and Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice. She was born June 23, 1924 in Anniston, Alabama the daughter of Al and Exer (Jackson) McCowan. She married Elijah Welch, Sr. on December 28, 1941 and they made their home in Albion. Elijah preceded her in death in 2004....
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Omar Rafael Williams

June 13, 1977 - October 8, 2016

Omar Rafael Williams, age 39 of Redford Township, Michigan formerly of Albion and Jackson passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Beaumont Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan. He was born June 13, 1977 to Ronald S. Coleman and Connie L. Williams in Jackson Michigan.Omar struggled throughout his life as he was born with Cerebral Palsy. Omar's mother Connie cared for him until her death in...
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Agosta Victoria Garcia

September 5, 1932 - October 8, 2016

Garcia, Agosta Victoria age 84 of Ypsilanti formerly of Albion, MI passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Arbor Hospice under the loving care of her family. She was born September 5, 1932 in Brownsville, TX the daughter of Jose and Emilia (Doria) Flores. She married Alberto Garcia and he preceded her in death. Agosta was also preceded in death by a daughter Maria Leal and siblings: Simona,...
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Rabieb Cole

June 13, 1950 - October 4, 2016

Rabieb Cole was reunited in Heaven with her beloved husband, Erwin Cole, Sr. on October 4, 2016, while surrounded by her loved ones at Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born June 13, 1950 in Thailand where she met and later married Erwin on May 22, 1972, while he was stationed there with the U.S. Army.She was a long time resident of Marshall, MI.Rabieb is survived by a son, Erwin, Jr. ...
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Gisela Malwina Benavidez

October 24, 1928 - September 27, 2016

Gisela Malwina Benavidez had a full life which began in Konigsberg, Germany where she was born to Max and Emma Frenzel and became a sister to Helga in 1928. Gisela developed her love of water while taking long walks with her father and mother on the Baltic Sea. In her early years her family moved to Bad Kreuznach, Germany where she flourished in music, sports and art. Despite being horribly...
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Duane David McCosh

October 10, 1936 - September 25, 2016

Duane D. Mc Cosh, age 79 of Marshall passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016 at Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall, Michigan. He was born October 10, 1936 to David and Thora (Anderson) in Homer, Michigan.Duane worked for the State of Michigan as an Engineer for 30+ years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Duane is survived by: his wife, Irene Mc Cosh of Marshall; sons, Stephen Mc Cosh of Eagle;...
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Marilyn Anne Mohler

April 7, 1931 - September 19, 2016

Marilyn Anne Mohler, 85, a long time resident of Springport MI, entered into her Heavenly home on Monday, September 19, 2016 at MediLodge of Marshall. Marilyn was born on April 7, 1931 to Floyd and Josephine (Campbell) Konkle. Marilyn was employed by Union Steel, Data Processing, for several years. She especially enjoyed being a homemaker and was an avid gardener. Marilyn loved spending time...
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Frances J. Peckham

December 30, 1917 - September 18, 2016

Frances J. Peckham, age 98 of Concord passed away peacefully with her family by her side on September 18, 2016 at Ann Arbor Nursing & Rehab of Spring Arbor, Michigan. She was born December 30, 1917 to George and Edna L. (Weaver) Jackson in Waterloo, Michigan. On May 27, 1939 she married Wayne O. Peckham who preceded her in death.Frances was a life resident of this area and was employed with...
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Taurus Lee Butler

May 1, 1972 - September 15, 2016

Taurus Lee Butler, age 44 of Albion formerly of Maryland passed away unexpectedly September 15, 2016.He was born May 1, 1972 to Benard and Irene (Rowe) Harvey in Washington, D.C.Taurus services will be held in Suitland, Maryland with arrangements by J. B. Jenkins Funeral Home, 7474 Landover Road, Hyattsville, MD 20785.Arrangements entrusted to J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion,...
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Gladys Mae Smith

June 3, 1956 - September 15, 2016

Gladys Mae (Armstrong) Smith, age 60 of Battle Creek formerly of Albion passed away suddenlyon September 15, 2016.According to her wishes, Cremation has taken place and there will be aMemorial Service held Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6:00PM atthe J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, Michigan 49224
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Leonard Wallace Anderson

December 21, 1936 - September 8, 2016

Leonard Wallace Anderson, 79, of Dyersburg, Tennessee, formerly of Albion, Michigan died on Thursday September 8, 2016, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.Born December 21,1936 in Albion, Michigan. He was the son of the late Wallace and Louise Day Anderson. He was the retired owner of Downtown Tire and Auto in Newbern, Tennessee. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in...
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James Paul Hess

October 17, 1949 - September 6, 2016

James P. Hess of Marshall (Coldwater) died peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday September 6, 2016. He was born October 17, 1949 in Coldwater to Alice M Hess & Paul W Hess. He was a Vietnam Nam Veteran, loved to be surrounded by nature, he was a hunter and an excellent fisherman.On September 8, 1989 he happily married Joanne C. Shelters their anniversary was just shy of 27 wonderful...
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Dewey Roberts

February 16, 1960 - September 6, 2016

Dewey Roberts, age 56 of Marshall formerly of Albion passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2016 with his family by his side. He was born February 16, 1960 to Dewey Tackett and Patsy Roberts in Albion, Michigan. Dewey is survived by:Daughters- Tonya Roberts of Marshall and Katina Nemore of MarshallSons- Larry Nemore of Homer and Dominic Leffew of Marshall17 Grandchildren and 1 Great GrandchildHe was...
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Roxie Lorane Kuder

March 12, 1936 - August 28, 2016

Roxie L. Kuder of Albion, age 80, passed away August 28, 2016. She is survived by her daughter,Lori (Craig) Kittinger; grandchildren, Brittany and Josh Kittinger; sister, Doris (Alvin) Boyer; severalnieces and nephews.Per her wishes, Cremation has taken place and a Memorial visitation will be held Wednesday,September 7, 2016 at J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, MI 49224 from6...
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Robert Baylis

September 4, 1919 - August 28, 2016

Robert Baylis, age 96 of Marshall passed away August 28, 2016 at Marshall Nursing & Rehab with his family by his side.A Private Burial will take place at West Eckford Cemetery, Marshall, Michigan.Arrangements entrusted to J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, Michigan 49224
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William Howard Frank

August 27, 1942 - August 26, 2016

William H. Frank "Box" age 74 of Albion passed away at his home on August 26, 2016. He was born August 27, 1942 in Jackson, the son of Carl and Wyona (Shaw) Frank. He was a graduate of Western High School in Jackson and served our country in the U.S. Army and served with the 1461st Transport Reserve in Jackson for a couple years after his return. William worked as a truck driver, where he earned...
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Kathy Ann Cousino

November 14, 1952 - August 26, 2016

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

April 26, 1952 - August 23, 2016

On Tuesday, August 23, 2016, DENNIS DUANE FARMER, 64 of Albion, Michigan, transitioned from the care of his loved ones on this side of heaven to the hands of his loved ones who passed before him. Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Sharon; his sister, Cheryl (Herbert) Fox; his children Terry Michael (Deborah), Jamie (Melissa), Arron, Daniel (Caitlin) Farmer; his grandchildren Ashley,...
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Billy Dan Blair

February 21, 1940 - August 21, 2016

Billy "Bill" Dan Blair, age 76 of Concord passed away peacefully at the U of M Hospital, with his family by his side on August 21st, 2016. He was born on February 21st, 1940 to Lillie and Granis Blair in Tram Kentucky.Bill served in the United States Navy, worked in the oil fields and Corning Glass before retiring from Yellow Freight System as a truck driver. Bill enjoyed singing, playing...
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Jane W. Dulaney

April 25, 1920 - August 16, 2016

Jane Walker Dulaney, born Sylvia Jane Walker (4/25/1920), to Ethel and Frank Walker in Flora IL, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at the Marshall Nursing & Rehab facility, in Marshall, Michigan, where she had been a resident for three years. She was 96 years old.Jane grew up in Flora IL, with her parents and older sister. Her father, a mailman, died suddenly when Jane was 14. Ethel...
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Dorothy Irene Martin

July 12, 1930 - August 14, 2016

Dorothy Irene (Baty) Martin of Albion, MI passed away August 14, 2016 at Bronson At Home Hospice Residence surrounded by her family. Dorothy was the daughter of Harry and Edna (Holmes) Baty. She was born on July 12, 1930 in Marengo, MI. She wed Raymond Martin of Devereaux, MI on December 3, 1950. Together they were anticipating the celebration of their 66 wedding anniversary. She and her...
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Leamon Saylor

July 2, 1927 - August 8, 2016

Leamon Saylor Jr., age 89 of Albion passed away on Monday, August 8, 2016 at his home under the care of Oakland Hospice and his loving family. He was born July 2, 1927 to Leamon and Flora (Davis) Saylor in Shields, Kentucky. He served in the United States Army. Lemon then came to Albion in 1955 to work at Corning Glass until they closed the factory. He also was a Pentecostal Minister for many...
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Kathleen Ann Smith

March 27, 1941 - August 8, 2016

Kathleen Ann Smith was taken by God's merciful hand on August 8, 2016. Kathleen was born March 27, 1941 to James and Annie Mae (Hughes) Smith in Albion, Michigan. Kathleen died at the age of 75.Kathleen was also known as Kathy. Kathy attended Westward School and Washington Gardner High School until 1958 when she graduated. Kathy's first job was at Sheldon Memorial Hospital in Albion. She...
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Catherine Curtis

May 10, 1927 - August 4, 2016

Catherine Curtis of Toronto, Ontario passed away Thursday, August 4, 2016 at North York General Hospital with her son by her side. She was born May 10, 1927 to J.T. and Idella Williams in Winter Garden, Florida. Catherine was the second of three sisters; Corine (Deceased) and Emma Mae of New York.Though Catherine was born during the depression in the "Jim Crow" south, she was blessed during her...
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Thomas Lloyd Kalenchick

September 10, 1959 - August 3, 2016

Thomas L. Kalenchick, 56, of Southgate, formerly of Albion, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2016. He was born September 10, 1959 in Albion, Michigan to Tom and Norma (Lloyd) Kalenchick. On September 6, 1980 he married Laurel Morris. He was employed at Cadon Plating Company in Wyandotte, Michigan since 1991. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, hunting, fishing, gardening, was...
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Ralph Everett Locke

February 14, 1955 - July 29, 2016

Ralph Everett Locke, Jr., age 61 passed away Friday, July 29, 2016 at University of Michigan Health Systems in Ann Arbor under the loving care of his family and the supportive staff at the hospital. He was born February 14, 1955 in Albion the son of Ralph Everett and Dorothy (Sebastian) Locke, Sr. and they precede him in death. Ralph is also preceded in death by 2 brothers, David and Gary Locke....
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Lowell Gerard Raynes

March 10, 1936 - July 22, 2016

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

June 20, 1949 - July 18, 2016

Steven Rollie Frederick was taken by God's merciful hand, peacefully in his sleep, on July 18th 2016 surrounded by his loving family.Steven was born on June 20, 1949 to Lester and Margaret. He was a graduate of Homer High School and went on to work for the Eaton Corporation in Marshall, MI for 39 years before retiring. Upon retirement, Steven worked as a semi- truck operator and finally as a...
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Aurelia Lois Purucker

January 19, 1925 - July 13, 2016

Aurelia L. Purucker, age 91 of Battle Creek passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. She was born January 19, 1925 to Harry and Myrna (Heckman) Wallace in Albion, Michigan. She married Harry Mathias Purucker who survives. Aurelia always put her family first. The majority of her time was spent on loving, supporting and nurturing her family. She had a fond...
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Michael Jacob Cleory Miller

September 8, 1981 - July 10, 2016

Michael Jacob Cleory Miller of Albion MichiganWas in a fatal accident on Sunday morning July 10th, 2016 and passed away at the scene do to his injuries and was believed to be a case of falling asleep at the wheel. Michael was a 1999 graduate of the late Albion Senior High School and after graduation he attended ITT Tech, after leaving ITT he worked for his father at Mid-State Air till the closing...
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Clyde Robert Gibbs

September 6, 1947 - July 9, 2016

Clyde R. Gibbs "Butch" passed away on July 9, 2016 at the age of 68 in Jackson under the loving care of his family and Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice. He was born September 6, 1947 in Albion and lived in Albion all his life. Butch served our country in the U.S. Army from 1966 - 1968 and worked as a cement truck driver for Shafer Redi-Mix until he retired. He also loved farming and milking his...
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John Paul Soltis

July 9, 1926 - July 4, 2016

John Paul Soltis, age 89 of Albion passed away on Monday, July 4, 2016 at Medilodge of Marshall, Michigan surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 9, 1926 in Hartford, Connecticut to Jacob and Sophie (Gurovie) Soltis. He married the love on his life, Eleanor Post on June 22, 1949. To this union, three children were born.John served our country in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed Polka music,...
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James W. Osmun

June 17, 1936 - July 4, 2016

James Warren Osmun of Lansing, Michigan, formerly of Albion, MichiganJames Warren Osmun, born June 17, 1936 in Albion, MI to Albert and Donna Osmun. He was born 4th of 5 children. He always said he had to wear his 4 sister's hand-me-downs. Jim loved his family dearly-On July 4, 2016, God look around his garden and found an empty space; He looked down upon earth and saw a tired face. He put his...
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Dale Raymond Winnie

November 26, 1968 - June 29, 2016

DALE RAYMOND WINNIE SR., 47, of Albion passed away unexpectantly at his home on Prairie Lake, Albion on June 29, 2016.Dale is survived by his son, Dale Winnie Jr, of Albion, his mother Judy (Allen) Henson of Albion, sisters Laura (Tim) Leightner of Albion and Jennifer(William) Walls of Seminole, FL, grandmother Carol Austin of Warren, MI, Also several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and lots of...
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Daniel Weddington

June 13, 1971 - June 26, 2016

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

June 13, 1971 - June 26, 2016

Daniel W. Weddington, age 45 of Hillsdale formerly of Albion passed away June 26, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 13, 1971 to Daniel Ray and Susan (Jones) Weddington in Albion, Michigan. He married Shelly Patton who survives.Daniel enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors, avid deer hunter and avid sports fan (all Detroit Team's).Prior to his disability,...
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Della L. Winter

May 25, 1948 - June 25, 2016

Mrs. Della Louise Winter, a life time resident of Albion, Michigan, passed away surrounded by her loving family on June 25, 2016, at the age of 68.Della was preceded in death by her parents Edward and Jean Wright; a son Roger L. Winter, Jr "Hurk"; four brothers, Edward Wright, Willard Wright, Phillip Wright and James Wright. Della is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Roger Winter, Sr.;...
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Brian Scott Rickman

June 7, 1961 - June 25, 2016

Brian Scott Rickman, age 55 of Albion passed away peacefully on June 25, 2016 at his home after a courageous battle of colon cancer. Brian is survived by his mother Noraine Stevens and step-father Robert E. Stevens of Warsaw, IN, brothers Anthony Vaughn Lynch of New Paris, IN and Daniel Craig Lynch of Pierceton, IN; and a host of other relatives and friends.According to his wishes, Cremation has...
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Myrtle LLoyd

November 11, 1927 - June 20, 2016

Myrtle Lloyd age 88 of Albion and Springport area passed away at home on Monday, June 20, 2016under the care of her family and Great Lakes Hospice. She fought a courageous battle with cancer and pneumonia. She was born in Kentucky on November 11, 1927 to Harmon and Ida (Adams) Robinson. She married her husband William F. Lloyd in September 1947 and moved on the family farm. She was a hard...
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Lloyd Milton Spencer

December 12, 1941 - June 18, 2016

Lloyd Milton Spencer, Jr. age 74 of Albion passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016 at his home under the loving care of his family and Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice. He was born in Springport on December 12, 1941 the son of Lloyd Milton and Thelma Elaine (Davis) Spencer, Sr and they precede him in death. He married Barbara Lou Brooks on August 25, 1962 in Albion and she survives. Also surviving are 3...
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Frances Miriam Basha

November 9, 1920 - June 16, 2016

Frances M. Basha, age 95 of Clarksville formerly Battle Creek and Albion passed away peacefully in the home of her daughter Becky on June 16, 2016. She graduated from Battle Creek Central in 1939 and Battle Creek Community Hospital School of Nursing in 1942.She then joined the Army with three friends from nursing school. She achieved the rank of Second Lt., and was stationed in Sioux Falls,...
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Walter Edward Habern

August 9, 1940 - June 9, 2016

Walter Edward Habern Sr., of Albion, was born on August 9, 1940 in Tram, Kentucky went home to join his motherElizabeth Atkins and his father Lepport Atkins on June 9, 2016.He is survived by his wife, Gladys Habern and his two sons, Walter E. Habern Jr. (Jolina) of Brooklyn and Lamar P. Habern of Belleville. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Damara Habern, Devonta Habern, Allisa Meyer...
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Esther Irene Gross

April 8, 1923 - June 7, 2016

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

October 11, 1944 - June 7, 2016

Linda Jo Case age 71 of Albion passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at her home. She was born October 11, 1944 in Marshall the daughter of Joseph and Phoebe Cole. She married Buel Case on October 27, 1972 in Albion and he survives. Linda loved to work; she was employed by Irvin's Hardware and Auto in Homer. She was also a very devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved flowers, a pretty lawn,...
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Etola Hope Marie Sacharski

April 6, 1918 - June 5, 2016

Etola Hope Marie Sacharski of Albion, MichiganAge 98 passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016 in Battle Creek. She was born April 6, 1918 in Split Rock, WI the daughter of John and Genevieve (Breed) Lacy. She married Jerome Sacharski on August 2, 1941 and he preceded her in death in 2009.She was also preceded in death by her parents and 10 brothers and sisters. Etola worked for Corning Glass in Albion...
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Mary Hope Blair

January 23, 1950 - June 2, 2016

Mary Hope Blair, age 66 of Parma passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016. She was born January 23, 1950 to Orrin and Frances Mae (Winters) Keeling in Kalamazoo, Michigan. On February 18, 1995 she marriedTerry Blair who survives.Mary was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was known to all as the kindest, most giving and generous person you could ever know. Mary was an avid reader and was...
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Ka'Lise Bernice Cook

July 14, 2009 - June 1, 2016

Ka'Lise Bernice Cook, age 6 of Albion passed away June 1, 2016 with her family by her side.She was born July 14, 2009 to Kenneth and Nicole (Maxwell) Cook in Albion, Michigan.Ka'Lise enjoyed listening to music, being around family and looking at different colors. She loved hearing the sound of trains, school and playing dress-up with her mom and sister. Ka'Lise was a daddy's girl and really...
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Wanda Jeanne Taylor

May 2, 1953 - June 1, 2016

Wanda Jeanne (Washington) Taylor began her life to eternity on May 2, 1953 and arrived to her destination on June 1, 2016. She was born to the union of Eddie Washington and Helen (Coleman) Washington. Wanda attended Albion Public Schools and graduated with the class of 1972. During this time she met the love of her life Vern Taylor who is fondly known as Chi Chi. They married on April 21, 1972...
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Larry Franklin Moss

May 19, 1934 - May 31, 2016

Larry Franklin Moss, age 82 of Springport passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at Henry Ford AllegianceHealth in Jackson, Michigan. He was born May 19, 1934 to Charles Franklin and Vivian (Stonesifer ) Moss in Albion,Michigan. Larry spent most of his life in the Springport area. He was a kind, loving and generous man who always made his family his top priority. He was proud of his farming life,...
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Harry Reuben Fox

February 8, 1920 - May 26, 2016

Harry Reuben Fox, Jr. age 96 passed away Thursday, May 26, 2016 in Marshall. He was born February 8, 1920 in Toledo, Ohio the son of Harry and Georgia (Haas) Fox, Sr. Harry served our country as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army during WWII. He married Margie Watson on October 13, 1944 in Marshall and she preceded him in death on February 10, 2011 after 66 years of marriage. In addition to his...
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Maralyn Ruth Schermer

August 8, 1925 - May 25, 2016

Arrangements Maralyn Schermer Maralyn (Toby) R. Schermer 90 0f Concord, Mi. died May 25th, 2016 at Maplewood of Marshall.Maralyn was born August 8, 1925 in Grand Rapids, Mi. to Theodore and Laura (VanderVelden) Baker. She moved to Holland Mi. with her family and graduated from Holland High School in 1945. She attended the University of Michigan and graduated from the Harrington College of...
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Helen Louise Myers

October 29, 1929 - May 21, 2016

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Gordon Ray Martin

September 4, 1917 - May 20, 2016

Gordon Ray Martin was born September 4th. 1917, in Athens Township, son of George A. and Annette (Hosmer) Martin. He attended Athens area schools, graduating in 1936 from Athens High School. He worked in Battle Creek for U.S. Register, American Stamping and Eaton Mfg. Co. On April 11, 1941 he was inducted into the United States Army and was discharged Dec. 23, 1945 serving 4 years and 9 months He...
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James Lee Harvey

December 13, 1940 - May 19, 2016

James Lee "Jim" Harvey, age 75 of Albion passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016. He was born December13, 1940 to Harold James and Sarah Elizabeth (Harrah) Harvey in Raleigh, West Virginia. Jim was a hardworking, Happy-Go-Lucky man who worked his entire life. He loved playing the guitar,Hunting and fishing. Jim was also known as a Great mechanic & handy-man in addition to enjoying his garden...
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Harry Erwin Arquette

September 21, 1920 - May 18, 2016

Albion Area builder, WW II Veteran, who was an avid hunter, traveler and lifelong Lutheran, passed away at age 95. Harry Erwin Arquette of Albion went to his eternal rest on May 18, 2016 at his home for the past 3 ½ years, Maplewood of Marshall with family at his side. He was born September 21, 1920 in Loyal, Wisconsin. Harry was a very proud veteran serving his country he started with...
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Ralph Bernard Piepkow

February 11, 1930 - May 11, 2016

Ralph Bernard Piepkow Sr., age 86 of Springport Michigan died on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the Jackson County Medical Care Facility. Ralph was born February 11, 1930 in Clarence Township, Calhoun County Michigan, to Gustave and Minnie (Hammond) Piepkow. He was the youngest of eight siblings and the last of them to leave us. Ralph was a lifelong resident of Springport and graduated from...
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Rozalia Kniburys

October 5, 1923 - May 10, 2016

Rozalia Kniburys, age 92 of Albion passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Henry Ford AllegianceHealth in Jackson, Michigan with her son, daughter and daughter-in-law at her side.Rozalia was born October 5, 1923, in Rzyki, Poland, the daughter of Feliks and Zofia (Kroliczek) Gorny. She married Vytautas "Vito" Kniburys on March 9, 1946.She came to the United States on May 22, 1951, from Germany with...
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William Martin Wellington

April 30, 1925 - May 10, 2016

William Martin Chellew Wellington (Marty) passed away at Evergreen Manor in Springfield, Michigan on May 10, 2016. He was born on April 30, 1925 in Albion, Michigan to Richard and Flossie(Chellew) Wellington. Marty lived his entire life in Albion and graduated from Washington Gardner High School in1945, with his mother accepting his diploma as Marty enlisted in the Army Air Corps to fightin...
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Melinda Macedo

February 19, 1965 - May 5, 2016

Melinda (Solis) Macedo, age 51 of Battle Creek went to be with her Lord on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Bronson at Home Hospice under the loving care of her family. She was born February 19, 1965 in Albion the daughter of Eusebio and Julia (Rivera) Solis. Melinda is preceded in death by her mother, Julia and her grandparents, Rita and Esteban Rivera.Melinda worked at Sam's Club for over 17 years and...
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David Ralph Locke

December 29, 1946 - May 5, 2016

David Ralph Locke, age 69 of Albion passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Bronson Battle Creekin Battle Creek, MI. He was born December 29, 1946 to Ralph Everett and Dorothy May (Sebastian) Locke Sr. in Albion, Michigan. On Novemer 29, 1969 he married Carol Ann Arquette who survives.David was a Police Officer with the Jackson City Police Department. David has worked in Law Enforcement from 1970...
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Margaret M. Neil

May 26, 1921 - May 5, 2016

Margaret M. Neil "Peg" age 94 of Albion passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Spring Arbor Assisted Living. Peg was born May 26, 1921 in Washington D.C. the only child of Harry and Francis (Roberts) Maxwell.She spent her youth in many places in the U.S. due to her father's commitment to our country in the U.S. Army. Peg married Franklin Morse Neil on September 19, 1943 in Atlanta Georgia as he was...
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Esther Lucille Koch

March 8, 1931 - May 4, 2016

Esther Lucille Koch, age 85 of Homer, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016 in Jackson, Michigan. She was born March 8, 1931 to Orrin Levi and Jessie (Chapman) Mason in Lansing, Michigan.Esther was a homemaker her entire life and spent most of her life in the Homer Michigan area. She was a very caring, generous, and loving person who tried to help all those she could. Esther loved to read her...
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Edward Fishman

May 1, 2016

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Donna Berg

May 31, 1921 - April 29, 2016

Donna M. Berg, age 94 of Clearwater, Florida formerly of Albion, Michigan passed awayFriday, April 29, 2016 at Sunset Point Rehab, Clearwater, FL. She was born May 31, 1921to Clair and Bernice (Wales) Lockhart in Tekonsha, Michigan.Donna is survived by:Sons- Max Shimer Charles ShimerSignificant Other- Jerry ScherfA Graveside Service will be held Friday, May 6, 2016 at 11:00AM at the...
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Bernita Bernita Cole

May 21, 1925 - April 28, 2016

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Thelma Evelyn Horrell

May 10, 1926 - April 28, 2016

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Larry Dee Gallup

June 25, 1941 - April 26, 2016

Larry D. Gallup, age 74 of Albion passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Borgess MedicalCenter in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was born June 25, 1941 to Charles and June Gallup in Tekonsha, Michigan. Larry lived in the Albion area most of his life. He enjoyed fishing and others and always took his best friend Bear along for luck. He also liked to volunteer at area churches and in the City of...
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Irene Zuraviell

May 29, 1931 - April 25, 2016

Irene Zuraviell, age 84 of Albion passed away April 25, 2016 under the care of her family. She wasBorn May 29, 1931 to Mafodi and Helen (Crduheenko) Zuraviell in Dearborn, Michigan. Irene worked for Guardian Fiberglass in Albion prior to her retirement. Irene was a verygenerous and sweet person who would help anyone in need. Her daughter Michelle always told her that she was "an Angel on Earth...
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Lillian H. Nearnberg

May 25, 1930 - April 24, 2016

On April 24, 2016 Lillian H. Nearnberg, age 85 of Albion, surrounded by her family, passed from our arms to the arms of God and her loving husband Carl. She was born in Jackson, Michigan onMay 25, 1930. She spent the first 21 years of her life attending school and working in Jackson.Lillian also enjoyed attending numerous dance halls where she met the love of her life. On October 6, 1951 she...
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Dorothy May Locke

May 30, 1919 - April 17, 2016

Dorothy M. Locke, age 96 of Albion passed away Sunday, April 17, 2016 at Golden Days AFC inCharlotte, Michigan. She was born May 30, 1919 to Charles and Hattie (Nicholis) Sebastian in Springport, Michigan. On February 9, 1945 she married Ralph Locke Sr. who preceded her on December 14, 2004.Dorothy spent most of her life in Albion. She was a wonderful baker and a great cook. Dorothyloved going...
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Barbara Ann Miller

March 3, 1953 - April 12, 2016

Barbara Ann Miller, age 63 of Concord formerly of Albion passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016at Magnum Health in Adrian, Michigan. She was born March 3, 1953 to Claire Watson and Helen M. (Heisler) Torrey in Ypsilanti, Michigan. On August 25, 1973 she married Howard Miller inAlbion, Michigan.Barb lived most of her life in Albion, she was a licensed cosmetologist, being a hairstylist for 43 years...
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Delmer E. Blumenstock

February 17, 1943 - April 11, 2016

Delmer E. Blumenstock, affectionately known as "Mr. B.," "Delmo," and "Delmie," went to heaven to be with his parents, John H. Blumenstock (AKA "Big John") and the former, Mildred G. Kroul (AKA "Queenie") originally of Homer, Michigan. Delmer was predeceased by many of his beloved animals including Rachel (a German Shephard), Johnny (a Siberian Husky), and Emma (the cat). Over a year ago, Emma #2...
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Gladys Lee Ridley

January 30, 1922 - April 10, 2016

Gladys Lee Ridley, age 94 of Albion passed away Sunday, April 10, 2016 at her home. She was born in Albion on January 30, 1922 the daughter of William and Mary (Elder) Barting. She married Marion A. Ridley on August 25, 1940 and he preceded her in death on June 10, 1994.Gladys was a graduate of Washington Gardner High School and was a devoted wife, mother andhomemaker. She was a lifetime...
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James Nicholas Young

August 8, 1925 - April 9, 2016

James N. Young, former mayor of Albion, business man, and high school math teacher diedSaturday, April 9, 2016 at Allegiance Hospice in Jackson, Michigan. Mr. Young was born in Albion, Michigan, August 8, 1925 to James and Anna (Radtke) Young. He was preceded in Death by brothers Benjamin, Richard, Charles (Bob), and sisters Elsie Watson, Dorothy Hageman, Caroline Stumpf, Evelyn Hartung, and...
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George Eugene Lackey

November 3, 1928 - April 6, 2016

George Eugene Lackey age 87 of Albion, MI passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo under the loving care of his family. He was born November 3, 1928 in Tram, KY the son of James and Constance (Layne) Lackey. George served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married Myrtle Lee Hamilton on August 6, 1955 in Tram, KY and she preceded him in death on...
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