Obits

Lorraine Floreani Crowder, 87, of Bluffton, SC passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 12, 2018.  A Celebration of Life gathering for family and friends and will be held 11:00 AM to 12:00 noon, Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph with a...
Susan Bennett, 75, of Eau Claire, MI, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, August 11, 2018 while gardening.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held 10:30 A.M., Friday, August 17, 2018 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 3713 Naomi Rd., Sodus with Pastor Robert Duehlmeyer Jr....
Tomislav “Tom” Spirov, 79, of St. Joseph, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2018 at his residence. A Celebration of Life Service will take place on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 12 PM at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph with...
Donald John Diederich Jr., 73, of Stevensville, MI., passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 at his home.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph with Fr. Arul Lazar officiating. Burial will...
Richard Bell, age 79, of Naples, Florida, formally of St. Joseph, passed away unexpectedly on May 29, 2018 in Naples. A Celebration of Life Services will be held at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at Saron Evangelical Lutheran Church, 510 Main St. St. Joseph with Pastor Joan Oleson...
Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home In memoriam of Erich J. Smith, 04/12/1969 - 08/04/2018 View the online memorial here. Erich J. Smith Erich J. Smith, 49, of St. Joseph passed away at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor on August 4, 2018 surrounded by his family...
Kiarre Sharone Curtis was born August 21, 1991 in Berrien Center, MI to Charles Booker and Vanessa Turner.  She attended Delton Kellogg High School and graduated in 2008. She became a Certified Nurses Assistant in 2015. Kiarre was united in holy matrimony to Samuel Curtis on March 14, 2014...
Betsy Nash Jacobs, 86, of Sister Lakes, passed away, Monday, August 6, 2018 at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, August 10 at 11:00am at Fairplain Presbyterian Church 210 W. Napier Ave., Benton Harbor, with the Rev. LaVerne Davenport...
Jina Elizabeth McIlvenny, 55, of St. Joseph passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph. A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Rd. St...
It is with great sorrow that the family of Jilda “Jill” Verna Trumbley announces her passing on July 31st 2018.  There are no words to describe the loss felt by those who knew her nor a way to count how many lives she’s touched.  She was born in Sault Ste. Marie, MI on...
Pamela “Pam” D. Lockwood, 67, of St. Joseph, passed away at Pine Ridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on Saturday, July 28, 2018. There will be no service per Pam’s request with a private burial at a later date. Pam was born on June 29, 1951, to Edward & Evelyn (...
Anne Therese McQuillan, 83, passed away peacefully at Hanson Hospice Center on Thursday, August 2, 2018. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018, at 10:30AM at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 555 East Delaware Ave., Benton Harbor, with Father Robert Creagan...
Nanette “Nan” Keifer, 66, of Hartford, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2018, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph. A Celebration of life memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, August 6, 2018, at Hartford Federated Church, 65418 Red Arrow Hwy, Hartford with a...
Carolyn Evans Dorgelo was born on July 17, 1933, in St. Joseph, MI, to the late Judge Fremont Evans, and the late St. Joseph Postmistress, Evelyn (Standing) Evans Morton. Carolyn took her final voyage on July 30, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 6, 2018, at St...
Wayne S. Merritt, 84, of St. Joseph, was called to be with his Savior on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph. A celebration of life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Grace Lutheran Church, 404 E. Glenlord Rd., St. Joseph,...
Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home In memoriam of Joyce L. Morlock, 06/16/1935 - 07/31/2018 View the online memorial here. Joyce L. Morlock, 83, of Coloma, passed away Tuesday evening, July 31, 2018 at her residence with her loving family by her side. Funeral services will be held...
Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel In memoriam of Joy Elaine Kowert, 02/05/1943 - 07/26/2018 View the online memorial here. Joy Elaine Kowert, 75, of Stevensville passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018. Joy was born February 5, 1943 in Amarillo, Texas the daughter of the late...
Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel In memoriam of Cleo Jean North, 04/07/1930 - 07/29/2018 View the online memorial here. Cleo Jean North, 88 of Harbert passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018. A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM, Friday, August 3, 2018 at The Boyd Chapel...
Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel In memoriam of John Alan Wreford, 02/14/1953 - 07/30/2018 View the online memorial here. John Alan Wreford, 65 of Berrien Springs went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, July 30, 2018 at his home in the care of his family. A memorial...
Eliga Miller, 82, of Benton Harbor, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Pine Ridge Nursing Center in Stevensville. A Celebration of Life Homegoing Service will be held at 11 AM Friday, August 3, 2018, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph with Pastor Jeremy Butler...
Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home In memoriam of John D. Andres, 02/13/1966 - 07/28/2018 View the online memorial here. John Andres, 52, went to his eternal home on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Lakeland Hospital - Watervliet. Services for John will be held 11 am, Wednesday, Aug 1 at...
Emily S. Miller, 75, of Stevensville, passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at her home surrounded by her children. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, July 30, 2018, at 10:30AM, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 220 Church St., St. Joseph with Very Rev. Robert Creagan & Msgr...
Albert “Al” Vossler III, 57, of St. Joseph, MI passed away, Friday, July 27, 2018 at his home.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 609 Court St., St. Joseph with Pastor Michael Roth officiating. Burial...
John Hardy, 86, of St. Joseph, formerly of Chicago, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018. A celebration of life gathering will be held from 1-3 pm on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Military honors will be given at 3...
Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home In memoriam of Rex A. Watkins, Sr., 03/14/1928 - 07/20/2018 View the online memorial here. Rex Alwayne Watkins, Sr., 90, of Coloma went home to be with the Lord Friday, July 20, 2018. Services with Military Honors will be held 11 am Monday, July 30...


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