Obits

Tina Marie (Coleman) Patzer passed away surrounded by family and friends in Chicago, Illinois on August 28th at the age of 53. Tina is predeceased by her father Thomas Coleman, mother Shirley (Villanova) Marutz and stepfather Clarence Marutz. Tina is survived...
Glenda M. Krieger, 75, longtime resident of St Joseph with a heart made of silver and gold, passed away Monday, August 27th in Grand Rapids, Michigan with family at her side. Glenda is survived by her children, April (Roland) Longacre, Beth Hoard and Kevin (Julia) Krieger; four grandchildren-...
James Joseph Peters, age 69, passed away from complications after a long struggle with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 in Palm Beach, FL.  Jim is survived by his wife, Marie Peters, of Delray Beach, FL, his son, James Peters and his wife Allison Lange, of...
Patricia V. “Pat” Russell, 89, of Hagar Shores, passed away, Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at her home.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 A.M. Saturday, September 1, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 211 Church St., St. Joseph. Burial will follow at North Shore...
Shirley Jean Miller, 81, of Stevensville, MI, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, MI. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Funeral Home – 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, MI. Shirley was born on August 4, 1937 in...
Berthold Fitz, 83 years old, passed away tragically on August 22, 2018.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11:30 A.M., Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Oakridge Community Church, 776 Oakridge Dr., St. Joseph with Pastor Scott Reeve officiating. Friends may visit from 10:30 A.M. until...
Pauline (Nan) Gardner passed away Tuesday Aug. 21, 2018 surrounded by her family.  Born in Lake City, Arkansas on May 3, 1930, Nan loved nature, campfires and spending time at the lake. She never met a stranger. She loved her family and spending time with them was most important to her...
Richard William Essling, 93, of St. Joseph, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. Richard was born on July 19, 1925, in LaPorte, Indiana, to William and Agatha (Wendell) Essling.  He graduated from LaPorte High School in 1943.  He served in the...
Gerald “Jerry” T. Knowles, 85, of Stevensville, passed away at Royalton Manor on Friday, August 17, 2018. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018, at 11AM, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, with V....
Richard L. O’Connor, 72, of Baroda, passed away at his home surround by his loving family, on Monday, August 13, 2018. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, August 17, 2018, at 1PM at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, with...
Dolores Jean Lyon, 81, of Stevensville, MI passed away on Sunday – August 12, 2018 at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Funeral Home – 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, MI. Dolores was born on December 11, 1936 in Benton...
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...


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