Obits

Ernest “Ernie” L. White III, passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph, surrounded by family. Friends may visit with the family from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Road, St. Joseph...
Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel In memoriam of Eugene William Sonnichsen, 03/17/1953 - 10/06/2017 View the online memorial here. Eugene William Sonnichsen, 64 of Stevensville passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Funeral services...
Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel In memoriam of Jean "Jeanie" Marie Livengood, 04/14/1960 - 10/06/2017 View the online memorial here. Jean Marie Livengood, 57, of Sawyer, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 at Hanson Hospice Center in Lincoln Twp. Mass of...
Charles “Chuck” Worthington, 83, died on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at Caretel Inns of Lakeland. Chuck was born on September 12, 1934, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to the late Chester and Ferrol Worthington. Chuck was an Eagle Scout, a graduate of University of Washington, and...
Anna Barbara Hyszczak, 57, loving wife and mother passed away on October 4, 2017. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 201 Church St, St. Joseph, with Very Rev. Robert Creagan officiating.   Burial will take place in Poland...
Jean Cummings Collingwood Spelman was born in the first Century of World Wars, on a snowy night, January 9th, 1921 in Centerville, Michigan. Her mother and father, in some, made some poor choices including moving their young family to Washington D.C. Jean rectified that by getting back to...
Born June 17, 1929, Daneise passed away peacefully at home in Stevensville, MI on Tuesday October 1, 2017. Visitation followed by a Mass will be held Saturday, October 7, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Church, 220 Church St., St. Joseph, MI 49085. Visitation will be 9 AM to 11 AM at the Rose Center...
Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel In memoriam of Sherman Ott, 10/23/1917 - 10/02/2017 View the online memorial here. Sherman Ott, 99 of Bridgman passed away Monday, October 2, 2017 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph. A funeral service will be held 2 PM Friday,...
Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home In memoriam of Joyce Tutton, 10/08/1937 - 09/29/2017 View the online memorial here. Joyce Tutton, 79, of Coloma, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service celebrating...
Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home In memoriam of Tamy McGuire, 12/13/1957 - 09/27/2017 View the online memorial here. Tamy J. McGuire, 59, of Coloma, passed away on September 27, 2017 at her home. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 1:00 pm Tuesday, October...
Ethel Treder, 88, of Benton Harbor, MI passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 at her home.  A Private Service will be held at a later date at Grace Lutheran Church in St. Joseph. Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church in St. Joseph, Michigan Lutheran High School or Caring Circle in...
Our Heavenly Father has called upon his loving, kind hearted and thoughtful daughter, Julie Reid Rath Langdon, to join him by his side in the heavens above. On Wed Sept 27th, 2017 Julie has answered his request with Grace & Dignity. She has always lived her life through sickness & in...
Robert Earl Hawkins, 89, of St. Joseph, MI passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 at his home. No service or visitation has been planned. Those wishing to share a memory of Robert online may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com Robert was born November 19, 1927 in Hinsdale, Illinois to Francis...
Tom Donovan Holt, 72, passed away at his home Sunday evening, September 24, due to cancer. A Celebration of Life will be held at the BH/SJ Elks Lodge, 601 Riverview Dr., Benton Harbor. The open house will be from noon to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 7, 2017.  Family & friends are all...
Joe Gaipa was born in St. Joseph on February 22, 1978. He died on September 21, 2017, at the University of Michigan Hospital after complications of surgery. Joe left us to join his brother Alan, his Grandmother Gladys Gaipa and his Grandfather William Frantz. Joe had many accomplishments in...
Helen Braamse, 81, of Benton Harbor passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017 at her home. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held from 2-4 PM on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at First Church, 5767 Red Arrow Highway, Stevensville, MI. Those wishing to send a condolence or sign the guest book...
Susan Elizabeth “Bink” Seaburg, 92, of St. Joseph, MI passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at the Willows Assisted Living Center. Susan Elizabeth Behnke was born to James and Ethel Behnke in Rolla, Missouri, and raised in St. Claire and St. Louis with...
Betty Jane Fischer, 88, of Benton Harbor, went to meet her Lord & Savior Jesus Christ, Saturday, September 23, 2017.  A Celebration of Life Eternal will be held 10:00 A.M. Wednesday at Blue Roof Church, 3084 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, with Rev. Dan Miller & Rev. Hans Frank officiating...
Monica Leza (Garret) Rhodes, 50, of Buchanan, MI, passed away at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville, MI, on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Arrangements entrusted to Starks and Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, MI 269-556-9450.  No service or visitation...
Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel In memoriam of Felix Paul, 08/28/1935 - 09/20/2017 View the online memorial here. Felix Paul, 82, of Benton Harbor, formerly of Bridgman, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Caretel Inns of Lakeland in St. Joseph. Funeral...
Robinette “Robin” D. Mandarino, 39, of St. Joseph passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017, at 11AM, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 555 Delaware, Benton Harbor, with...
Betty Baker, 63, of Watervliet, passed away September 19, 2017 at Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph.  A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Rd. St. Joseph....
Clarence Edward “Clem” Hardin, 78, of Benton Harbor, passed away peacefully on September 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Pascola, Missouri on October 18, 1938 to the late Arthur and Gertrude (Braswell) Hardin, Clem lived most of his life in Southwest...
Marnie McLelland Kotwick, born December 16th, 1954 and raised in St. Joseph, MI passed away Sunday morning September 17th, 2017, in Grand Rapids, MI, her home of 22 years. Her family and loved ones take comfort in knowing she is at peace having found eternal happiness. Marnie was her happiest...
William “Bill” F. Early, 87, of St. Joseph, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Pine Ridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 1pm at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services,...


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