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LaVerne Boswell
LaVerne Boswell, 75, of Three Oaks died peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. Her life began on Feb. 5, 1946, in Truman, Ark., to Amos and Hattie May (Klutts) Shepherd. She married Roy Barney Boswell on Sept. 24, 1971, in Benton Harbor. After 49 years of marriage, he preceded her... Read More
Wagner Family Funerals - Pobocik Chapel - Three Oaks
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 18, 2022.
Clifford Monroe
Clifford "Shorty" Monroe, 89, of Benton Harbor passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at Royalton Manor Nursing Home, St. Joseph. Per his wishes, cremation has taken place. In lieu of services, there will be a memorial at the Monroe reunion in August. Arrangements are by Duffield... Read More
Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 18, 2022.
Richard L. Robards
Richard L. "Blue" Robards, 82, of St. Joseph passed away on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at his home. A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 2673 W. John Beers Road, Stevensville, MI 49127, with Pastor Jeremy Koehler officiating... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium from Jan. 17 to Jan. 18, 2022.
Joanne E. Ziebarth
Joanne Edna Ziebarth, 76, of Buchanan died peacefully Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. Her life began Feb. 9, 1945, in Three Oaks, to Edward and Edna Ziebarth. She married John Michael Thomas Jarman on Feb. 19, 1963, in Three Oaks. After 19 years of marriage, he preceded her in death. ... Read More
Wagner Family Funerals - Pobocik Chapel - Three Oaks
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 18, 2022.
Monday, January 17, 2022
Rosetta Autman
Rosetta Autman, 88, of Benton Harbor departed this life on Jan. 1, 2022. A service celebrating her life will be Tuesday, Jan. 18, at Robbins Brothers Funeral Home, Benton Harbor. The visitation begins at 11 a.m. followed by the service at noon. Visit www.robbinsbrothersfh.com... Read More
Robbins Brothers Funeral Home - Benton Harbor
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 17, 2022.
Timothy A. Borr
Timothy Allen Borr, 62, of Coloma passed away on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. A celebration of life service will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Road, St. Joseph... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 17, 2022.
Johnny Bullock
Johnny was born on Dec. 24, 1984, in St. Joseph to Marcus and Linda Bullock. He spent his lifetime in Southwest Michigan and worked for several years for United Container. Johnny enjoyed watching and playing all kinds of different sports. His favorite thing to do was gathering with... Read More
Hutchins Funeral Home
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 17, 2022.
M. Susan Dahlquist
M. Susan Dahlquist, 75, of Coloma passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 15, 2022, at her home. Visitation will be from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. EST, Friday, Jan. 21, at Knapp Funeral Home... Read More
Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 17, 2022.
Cecilia A. DeVoir
Cecilia Ann DeVoir, 86, beloved wife, mother, grandmother of St. Joseph, passed away on Jan. 16, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Cecilia was born on Sept. 19, 1935, to Stanley and Elizabeth Gartee in South Bend, Ind. She spent her early years in South Bend, graduating from... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 17, 2022.
Helen C. Haskins
Helen C. Haskins, 96, of Chicago, formerly of St. Joseph, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at her home. A prayer service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Road, St. Joseph. Friends may visit with... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 17, 2022.
Hope P. Muir
Hope P. Muir, of Berrien Springs passed away on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, at Village Seventh-day Adventist Church, 635 St. Joseph Ave., Berrien Springs with Pastor... Read More
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 17, 2022.
Felicia Thomas
Felicia "Lisa" Thomas, 53, of Benton Harbor departed this life on Dec. 30, 2021. A service celebrating her life will be Jan. 21, at Word of Truth, Benton Harbor. The visitation begins at 10 a.m. followed by the service at 11 a.m. Visit www.robbinsbrothersfh.com to sign the guest... Read More
Robbins Brothers Funeral Home - Benton Harbor
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 17, 2022.
John W. Tomlinson
John W. Tomlinson, 75, passed away on Jan. 11, 2022, unexpectedly in his home in Sevierville, Tenn. He was born in Arkansas on May 28, 1946. John was survived by his wife, Lynn Tomlinson; his children: Tina Tomlinson-Waylein, Laura Beyer, Johnny Tomlinson, Daniel Tomlinson; and... Read More
Rawlings Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 17, 2022.
Ernst Werner
Ernst Werner, 79, of Benton Harbor passed away on Jan. 14, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family. A memorial gathering will be from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Road, St. Joseph. Memorial contributions may... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 17, 2022.
Friday, January 14, 2022
Betty Albrecht
Betty Albrecht, 91, of Stevensville, was called to her eternal home on Jan. 13, 2022 at Woodland Terrace of Bridgman. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 17, at Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman, with the Rev. Dave... Read More
Pike Funeral Home-Boyd Chapel
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 14, 2022.
Benjamin F. Benham Jr.
Benjamin "Ben" F. Benham Jr., 83, of South Haven, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021. Ben is survived by his wife of 61 years, Marjorie; daughters: Christine Wiersum, Marcia (Doug) Dargitz, and Linda (Dean) Newell; brother, Douglas Benham... Read More
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 14, 2022.
Lynn Faultersack
Lynn Faultersack, 72, of Eau Claire passed away peacefully on Jan. 8, 2022, at Select Specialty Hospital – Battle Creek, Battle Creek, Mich. Lynn was born on Jan. 22, 1949, in Barton City, Mich., to James and Arden (Michaud) Basselman. She was a 1967 graduate of St. Joseph High... Read More
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 14, 2022.
Darlene Rector
Darlene Rector, 81, of Berrien Springs passed away Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph. A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, at Heritage Chapel and Cremation Service, 8747 U.S. 31, Berrien Springs, with... Read More
Starks Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Heritage Chapel
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 14, 2022.
Elaine A. Sirk
Elaine A. Sirk, 78, of Clinton Township, Mich., died Jan. 12, 2022. Elaine was the beloved wife of the late Roger Sirk. She was the loving mother of: Stephen Sirk and Carl Sirk; dear grandmother of the late Ian Sirk; and dear sister of: Carl Trapp, Louis Trapp, John Trapp, Edward... Read More
Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home - Sterling Heights
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 14, 2022.
Marilee Wiles
Marilee Wiles, 86, of Bangor passed away Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at her home. Marilee was born on Feb. 26, 1935, in Dowagiac, the daughter of William C. and Annis H. (Bakeman) Rose, and has lived the majority of her life in the Bangor area. She was an active member of Simpson United... Read More
D.L. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 14, 2022.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Harold "Bud" Lottridge
Harold "Bud" Lottridge excused himself from this earthly realm quietly on Jan. 9, 2022, in his favorite recliner, never knowing how much his loving wife had spent on her new Sealy Posturepedic mattress. Bud was born Aug. 16, 1934, the first child of Jack and Gladys (Hill) Lottridge... Read More
Hutchins Funeral Home
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 13, 2022.
Kenneth R. Morrison
Kenneth Russell Morrison, 71, of Berrien Springs passed away Jan. 11, 2022. Born Oct. 25, 1950, in Chicago to Kenneth and Emily Morrison, he grew up in Berwyn, Ill. His neighbor, a blue-ribbon Italian chef, gave him his love for cooking. In his early 20s, he was introduced to the... Read More
Allred Funeral Home
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 13, 2022.
Geneva E. Sullivan
Geneva "Ginny" Earlene Sullivan peacefully went to her heavenly home to be with her Lord Jesus on Jan. 11, 2022, at the age of 87. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimately gave her peace. Her last days were spent with her... Read More
Adams Funeral Home - Paw Paw
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 13, 2022.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Carmen R. Bovo
Carmen Richard Bovo, 62, of Stevensville passed away on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, Mich. A celebration of life service will be at noon on Saturday, Jan. 15, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Road, St. Joseph, with Deacon Ed Nickle... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 12, 2022.
Wayne E. Crawford
Wayne Earl Crawford, 69, of Dowagiac passed away peacefully Jan. 5, 2022, at home. A celebration of life memorial service will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, at Federated Covenant Church, 202 Center St., Dowagiac. Family and friends are invited to attend, eat, and share in memories... Read More
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 12, 2022.
Maria Del S. Garcia
Maria Del S. Garcia, 53, of Hartford departed this life on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. A service celebrating her life will be Jan. 14 at Robbins Brothers Funeral Home, Benton Harbor. The visitation begins at 10 a.m. followed by the service at 11 a.m. Visit www.robbinsbrothersfh.com... Read More
Robbins Brothers Funeral Home - Benton Harbor
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 12, 2022.
Jerome L. Kuhnlein Sr.
Jerome L. "Jerry" Kuhnlein Sr., 89, of St. Joseph passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services. Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 12, 2022.
Lois Arlene Nitz
Lois Arlene Nitz, 91, of Baroda passed away at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center, on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, at Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman. Friends may meet with... Read More
Pike Funeral Home-Boyd Chapel
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 12, 2022.
Carol E. Parks
Carol Elizabeth Parks, 75, of Coloma passed away Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel, St. Joseph. A celebration of life gathering will be from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 21... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 12, 2022.
Icie Mae Richardson
Icie Mae Richardson, of Paw Paw, was born on Jan. 24, 1937, in Caraway, Ark., to Hurtis "Alvin" and Edith (Ryan) Brewer. Icie passed away suddenly on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Mich., at the age of 84. Icie considered Hartford her hometown... Read More
Calvin Funeral Home
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 12, 2022.
Richard A. Schueneman
Richard A. (Dick) Schueneman, 82, of Benton Harbor passed away on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 555 E. Delaware Ave., Benton Harbor... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 12, 2022.
James L. Shymkus
James Lowery Shymkus, born to Frank and Margaret on April 5, 1939, in Chicago, he was an only child. The family moved to Crete, Ill., where he was raised. He went on to attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and graduated with bachelor's degree in liberal arts. In his senior... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 12, 2022.
Eulene S. Soulard
Eulene "Sue" Soulard, formerly of Hartford, passed away peacefully at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph, on Jan. 5, 2022, following a two-week battle with COVID-19. Sue was born on Nov. 12, 1953, in Plant City, Fla., to Ozee and Marion Moon, the youngest of four... Read More
Calvin Funeral Home
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 12, 2022.
Mary Tatter
Mary Tatter died on Jan. 11, 2022, at her home in Watervliet, surrounded by her family. Mary Ellen Tatter was born to Bernice and George Tomlinson in Springfield, Ill., on May 16, 1938, and was raised primarily in West Frankfort, Ill. She also attended Camp Watervliet during the... Read More
Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 12, 2022.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Richard Allen Ghareeb
Richard "Rick" Allen Ghareeb, 74, of Union Pier, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. Arrangements were entrusted to Sommerfeld Chapel, 15 N. Barton St., New Buffalo. Rick was born on April 15, 1947, in Michigan City, Ind., to the late George... Read More
Starks Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Sommerfeld Chapel
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 11, 2022.
Dan Hunter Sr.
Dan Hunter Sr., 95, of Benton Harbor passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2022, at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph. He was born July 6, 1926, in Dekalb, Miss., to the late Hester and Ida Mae (Houston) Hunter. Dan had a variety of jobs throughout his life, but he... Read More
Robbins Brothers Funeral Home - Benton Harbor
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 11, 2022.
Edward Charles Peterson
Edward Charles Peterson, 92, of Benton Harbor passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Funeral Home, 2650 Niles Road, St. Joseph. Edward was born on April 12, 1929, in Duluth, Minn., to the late Edward and Ruth (Johnson)... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 11, 2022.
Kenneth Otto Peterson
Kenneth Otto Peterson, 90, of St. Joseph, formerly of Tomah, Wis., passed away Jan. 10, 2022, at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph. Kenneth was born to Otto and Jessie (Samson) Peterson on June 1, 1931, in Monroe County, Wisconsin. After serving in the U.S. Army... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 11, 2022.
Michael Wilson
Michael Gary Wilson was born on Dec. 30, 1955, in Watervliet to Walter and Iola Wilson. He was the youngest of five. He had one sister and three brothers, Stella Ladd, John (Marie) Wilson, Roger Wilson and Paul Wilson. Michael went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ... Read More
Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 11, 2022.
Monday, January 10, 2022
Daniel Carney Jr.
Daniel Wm. "Bill" Carney Jr., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, with family members by his side. He was born May 23, 1928, in Benton Harbor to Daniel Wm. Carney Sr., and Lois Dale (Evans) Carney. On May 16, 1953, he married Mildred Jewel (Latislaw) Carney in Eau Claire. Bill... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 10, 2022.
Kelvin Carl Krantz
Kelvin Carl Krantz, beloved husband, father, grandfather, neighbor, business owner, chauffeur, humorist and friend, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Berrien Springs on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at the age of 64. Born to Nelson and Betsey Krantz on June 3, 1957, Kelvin graduated... Read More
Allred Funeral Home
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 10, 2022.
Mark Metz
Mark Metz, 65, of Stevensville passed away on Dec. 12, 2021, at his home. A celebration of life service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Service, 2650 Niles Road, St. Joseph, with pastor Michael Roth officiating. Friends can visit... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 10, 2022.
Elsie Adele Rantz
Elsie was born on Oct. 23, 1928, in Benton Harbor, the daughter of Otto and Theresa (Skibbe) Weckwerth. She was a lifelong resident of Bainbridge Township. Elsie was a lifelong member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Bainbridge, where she held many duties, including Sunday... Read More
Hutchins Funeral Home
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 10, 2022.
Gregory Phillip Smith
Gregory Phillip Smith, 60, of Berrien Springs died Jan. 4, 2022, at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph. Greg was born Nov. 16, 1961, in Elmhurst, Ill., the son of George and Joanne (Kucharski) Smith. His high school years were at Edwardsburg Public Schools, and... Read More
Allred Funeral Home
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 10, 2022.
Kristin Lynn Szczotka
Kristin Lynn Szczotka, 50, of St. Joseph passed away on Jan. 5, 2022, at her home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Funeral Home, 2650 Niles Road, St. Joseph. Kristin was born on Feb. 12, 1971, in Jackson, Mich. Kristin was many things. She was a vibrant... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 10, 2022.
Virginia Walantyn
Virginia Walantyn, 92, of Bangor passed away peacefully, with family at her side, on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. Virginia was born on April 14, 1929, in Bangor to Thomas and Grace Newnum. She has lived in the Bangor area her entire life, and... Read More
D.L. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 10, 2022.
Robert John Wepfer
Robert "Bert" John Wepfer, 72, of North Venice, Fla., passed away on Dec. 29, 2021. He was born on Oct. 5, 1949, in South Haven to William and Eileen Wepfer. Bert graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism from Michigan State University. During his college studies, he took... Read More
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 10, 2022.
Alyce Wolfe
Alyce Wolfe, 100, of St. Joseph passed away on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at Pine Ridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Stevensville. A private graveside service will be Thursday, Jan. 13, at Resurrection Cemetery in St. Joseph. Memorials can be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church... Read More
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 10, 2022.
Friday, January 7, 2022
James H. Davis
James H. Davis, 91, of South Haven passed away on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 in his home. James was born on Dec. 18, 1930, in Monroe, Mich., to Albert and Marian (Button) Davis. After completing his high school education, he served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Jim then earned... Read More
Starks Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Newell Chapel - Decatur
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 7, 2022.
Patricia A. Hansen
Patricia Ann Hansen left this Earth to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, with family at her bedside. She was 83 years old. "Patsy" was born to Chester and Helen (Yagman) Long, in Benton Harbor on Aug. 22, 1938. She had two sisters, Jaquelin (Long) Nice, and June (Long)... Read More
Allred Funeral Home
Published in The Herald-Palladium on Jan. 7, 2022.
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