Sturgis Journal Obituaries

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August 12, 2020

Arlene J. Inman

Arlene J. Inman

Colon, Michigan

Arlene Joyce Inman, age 87, of Colon passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. Arlene was born Oct. 8, 1932, in Fawn River Township, a daughter of the late Enoch L. and Juanita M. (Danbury) Ware. She graduated from Schoolcraft High School...

August 11, 2020

Betty J. Austin

Betty J. Austin

Richland, Michigan

Betty Jean Austin (Nuttall, Wilson), 91, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Aug. 6, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Betty was born Dec. 22, 1928, in Muskegon, the second of six children to Clyde and Mary Nuttall (Porter). She grew up in Muskegon and there married...

Jon Cady

Jon Cady

Centreville, Michigan

Jon Cady, age 76, of Centreville, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020, at Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo. He was born Sept. 8, 1943, in Constantine, an son of the late Douglas M. and Marguerite E. Cady. Jon resided in St. Joseph County his entire life, growing up in...

August 8, 2020

Betty Austin

Betty Austin

Richland, Michigan

Betty Wilson Austin, age 91, of Richland, and a former resident of Sturgis, passed away late Thursday evening, Aug. 6, 2020, at the home of her daughter in Richland. The family will receive friends 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Sturgis. Funeral services...

August 7, 2020

August 6, 2020

Gerald B. Lown

Gerald B. Lown

Sturgis, Michigan

Gerald B. Lown, 90, of Sturgis, passed away Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at home. He was born Sept. 25, 1929, in Hillsdale, to Paul and Margret (Moorehead) Lown. He married Leah C. (Heydon) on Sept. 29, 1950, and she survives. Gerald enjoyed woodworking, photography and loved to...

Marie E. Minford

Marie E. Minford

Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania

Marie Elena (Smart) Minford, 71, of Bechtelsville, Pa., lost her battle with cancer on Friday, May 15, and is at peace in the arms of Jesus. Marie was born July 5, 1948, in Fawn River, a daughter of the late Flossie M. (Hettinger) and Murland R. Smart. She was recently the...

Wilma H. Peterson

Wilma H. Peterson

Centreville, Michigan

Wilma H. Peterson, 93, formerly of Lake Templene, passed away Aug. 3, 2020. Relatives and friends will be received 1-2:30 p.m. Friday at Eley Funeral Home, Centreville. Social distancing guidelines will be observed and face masks are required. A religious graveside service...

August 5, 2020

Charles R. Klechak

Charles R. Klechak

Sturgis, Michigan

Charles Richard Klechak, age 72, of Sturgis, passed away Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 at his home. He was born July 31, 1948 in Three Rivers, a son of the late Raymond and Mary (Collopy) Klechak. Charlie resided in Sturgis for more than 40 years, coming from Kalamazoo. On April 6,...

Arlene L. Peeke

Arlene L. Peeke

Sturgis, Michigan

Arlene Lois (Young) Peeke, age 88, of Sturgis, passed away Friday morning, June 5, 2020, at Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo, after suffering a stroke earlier in the week. In accordance with family wishes, cremation has taken place. A graveside service and burial of the...

Phillip W. Winklepleck

Phillip W. Winklepleck

Sturgis, Michigan

Phillip Warren Winklepleck, age 66, of Sturgis, passed away May 7, 2020, at Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo. A memorial service celebrating and honoring his life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at Lake James Christian Camp, 1880 W 275 N, Angola, Ind. Due...

August 4, 2020

Jeffery R. Humphries

Jeffery R. Humphries

Sturgis, Michigan

Jeffery Ray Humphries, age 65, longtime Sturgis resident, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at his home. He was born Feb. 19, 1955, at Sturgis Hospital, a son of the late Raymond and Violet (Wolfe) Humphries. Jeff was a 1974 graduate of Sturgis High School, where he was...

August 1, 2020

Jacquelin K. Little

Jacquelin K. Little

Elkhart, Indiana

Jacquelin Kaye Little, 57, passed away July 30, 2020 at her home in Colon, MI. She was born February 20, 1963 in Paw Paw, MI to Warren Good & Iva "Jean" (Teague) Good. Surviving is the love of her life and husband of 23 years Randy Little, her mother, Jean Good, 5 children,...

Kathy J. Rynberg

Kathy J. Rynberg

Sturgis, Michigan

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing." Psalm 23:1 These eight simple, yet lasting words have been woven into the fabric of the life of Kathy Jane Rynberg (68) of Sturgis, Michigan. On Wednesday, July 29, 2020; the skies teemed down bittersweet tears as this cherished...

July 31, 2020

July 30, 2020

Joshua D. Batten

Joshua D. Batten

Mendon, Michigan

Joshua David Batten, 31, of Mendon, Michigan completed his earthly journey on Friday, July 24, 2020 while vacationing with his family in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Josh's passing was unexpected and has left a hole in the hearts of the numerous people who were blessed to call...

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