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Ola I. Player
71, Galesburg
Ola I. Player, 71, of Galesburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, following an extended illness.
She was born Sept. 23, 1946, in Sturgis, a daughter of Charles and Orretta (Krontz) Schrader. She had been a resident of Galesburg, Niles, South Carolina and, for many years, White Pigeon. She was a graduate of Centreville High School.
She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Shipshewana, Ind., White Pigeon Church of Christ and women's groups of the church. She was a homemaker and cared for many children.
On March 10, 1966, she married Charles H. Player in Centreville. He died July 28, 1998.
She is survived by a daughter, Sara O. Player of Angola, Ind.; three grandchildren, Anna, Jeremy and Steven; two great-grandchildren, Cody and Jeremy Jr.; two sisters, Leslie Pappas of Burr Oak and Mary Davis of Iron River; two brothers, Charles Schrader and Jimmie Schrader, both of Centreville; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Edith Davis; and three nephews.
Visitation is 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at Farrand Funeral Home in White Pigeon, where services are at 11 a.m. Pastor Duane Jones will officiate. Interment will follow in White Pigeon Township Cemetery.
Donations may be directed to the family.
Published in Sturgis Journal on Sept. 7, 2018
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