Obits

Stephen R. Sexton, 84, of St. Joseph, passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at the Whitcomb in St. Joseph. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, December 13, 2021, at Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 51841 Leach Rd., Dowagiac, MI. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart...
Donna Broderick, 61, formerly of Fort Washington, Maryland, passed away, Saturday, December 4, 2021 at her home in Stevensville. Private family services will be held. Memorial donations in Donna’s name may be made to First Church of God-Benton Heights Campus. Those wishing to sign Donna...
Helen A. Bellavia, 101, of Stevensville, passed away. Friday, December 4, 2021 at Spectrum Health Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 12:30 P.M. Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 211 Church St., St. Joseph with Fr. Arul Lazar...
Helen M. Classen, 93, formerly of Benton Harbor, passed away on Wednesday December 1st, 2021, at her home in Hartford. She was able to live at home thanks to the help of many amazing friends and neighbors - and we will respect her wish to scatter her ashes in a private service later this summer...
William F. “B.Z.” Zitta, 92, of St. Joseph, passed away on December 5, 2021 at his home. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, December 10, at 1 PM at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, with Pastor Phil Bubar officiating. Burial will follow at...
Derek Prather, 34, of St. Joseph, MI passed away Monday, November 29, 2021 at his home. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Service, 2650 Niles Rd. Friends may visit from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A....
Donna Broderick, 61, formerly of Fort Washington, Maryland, passed away, Saturday, December 4, 2021 at her home in Stevensville. Private family services will be held. Memorial donations in Donna’s name may be made to First Church of God-Benton Heights Campus. Those wishing to sign Donna...
Noka J. Adair, 80, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 at the family’s lake house in Baldwin, Michigan. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Duffield & Pastrick Funeral Home in Coloma. Burial will follow at Coloma Cemetery. Visitation will take place...
Herbert Norman Milnikel, 90, went home to be with his Lord and Savior November 24, 2021 with his family around him. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:30 PM, Saturday, December 4th, 2021 at The Chapel, 4250 Washington Ave, officiated by Rev. Philip Bubar. Friends may visit from 1...
Rita J. Marks, 83, of New Lenox, IL, formerly of Benton Harbor, MI passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, surrounded by her family. A celebration of life service will be held on Monday, December 6, 2021, at 12PM, at Blue Roof Church, 3084 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, with Pastor Dan Miller...
Jerry Farwell, 88, of Stevensville, went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Jerry was born on October 17, 1933, to Claude and Catherine Farwell in Benton Harbor. Jerry graduated from St. John's Catholic School and served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1956 He was part of...
Donna “Donie” Marie Lausman, 90, of Stevensville, MI, passed away on Tuesday – November 30, 2021 at the Pine Ridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Funeral Home – 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, MI. Donna was...
Helen Fryer, 91, of Benton Harbor, MI passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Spectrum Health Lakeland in St. Joseph. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Service, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph...
On December 1st, 2021, Mark Witkowski peacefully slipped the surly bonds of earth and went to be with Christ. He was 70 years old, and a beloved husband, father, and grandfather. Mark is survived by his wife Joetta; his five children, Thomas (Meghan), Peter (April), Christina (Nathan), James (...
William Donald Nichols, known as Don by friends and family, was born on May  6th, 1927 in Booneville, Miss to Robert  and Lina Nichols.   While working as a taxi driver in Booneville, Mississippi, Don met the love of his life, Idell Fredrick. The two wed on December 21st, 1946...
Charles Timothy “Tim” Scott, 66, of Galien, MI, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, following a brief illness. He was surrounded by loved ones. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel. Tim was born on December 17, 1954, to Leslie and...
Dorothy Goldbaum, 92, passed away on November 20, 2021 in San Diego CA, after a long battle with dementia. Dorothy was born June 8, 1929 in Bridgeport, Connecticut to Sam and Fanny Goldstein. She was the youngest of twelve. Her family moved to Michigan in 1939, where she lived most of her...
Darrell A. Brooks, 76, of Dowagiac, passed away on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at her home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, December 2, at 11 AM at Holy Maternity of Mary Catholic Church, 210 N. Front St., Dowagiac, with Father Russell Homic officiating. Burial will follow at...
Frank J. Davis, of Coloma, MI, went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 27, 2021.  Frank was born on July 22, 1927 in Clinton, IN to Gilbert Frank Davis and Edith Jane Davis (Gilbert). Frank grew up in Benton Harbor and graduated from Benton Harbor High School and Western Michigan...
Douglas “Doug” Wayne Fannin, 54, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at his home in Millburg. He was born January 6, 1967 to Jerry Wayne and Jean Fannin. Doug’s family will receive guests from 10am until time of celebration of life service at 12pm, Saturday,...
Jean M. Virgil (Martin), 87, of Bridgman, went to be with the Lord on November 13, 2021. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services. A private memorial service will take place at a later date with burial being held at Oakside Cemetery in...
Nancy V. Cook, 87, of Stevensville, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at Spectrum Health- Lakeland. Nancy was born on April 30, 1934, to Edwin & Evelyn (Mosher) Patzkowsky in St. Joseph. On February 24, 1951, she married Charles Cook. They were married for 63 years before his...
Hethe J. Janke, 48, of Benton Harbor, entered into the presence of his Lord & Savior, Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Spectrum Health Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph. A Celebration of Life Eternal will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1965...
Bonye Mae Joiner, 86, of Benton Harbor, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 11, 2021, at Serenity Shores Assisted Living, Stevensville. A celebration of life service will be held at 2 pm on Friday, November 19, 2021, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St....
Dr. Jorge Monges, 93, of Stevensville, MI, formerly from Long island,NY, passed away Friday, November 12, 2021 at Crown Point in Stevensville. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 12:00 P.M., Friday November 19, 2021 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Service, 2650 Niles Rd...


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