Obits

Kathy Lynn (Enders) Gulliver, 61, of Benton Harbor, MI., passed away on Monday January 31, 2022 at her home. A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, February 11, 2022 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd. St. Joseph, friends may visit with the family from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M....
Clifford Louis “Rusty” Clapsaddle, 47, of Coloma, passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022.  He was born and raised in Coloma, graduated from Coloma High School in 1993, attended LMC where he obtained his Gold Card in Tool & Die. He was a member of Riverside United Methodist...
James R. “Jim” Hack, Jr., 52, of Stevensville, passed away on Thursday, February 3, 2022, at Ascension Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo. A celebration of life gathering will be held from 4:30-7 pm on Friday, February 11, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph....
Diane L. Jackson, 71, of Stevensville, passed away on February 2, 2022 at Spectrum Health Lakeland in St. Joseph. Funeral services will be held at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma on Tuesday, February 8 at 1:00 P.M. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service....
It is with great sadness that the family of Kenneth Alburt Archer, 64, of Coloma, announce his sudden passing on Saturday, January 22, 2022. Services will be held 11 A.M. Monday, January 31, at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma where visitation will be Sunday from 2 to...
Laurence (Larry) Nordhoff passed away at home on January 26, 2022.  Born in South Haven on September 6, 1939, he spent most of his life in Watervliet.  While he had full-time factory jobs until his retirement in 2001, he is best known for the passion with which he pursued his hobbies...
Julius N. Turk, 56, of Mount Prospect, IL, passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022, at Loyola Hospital in Maywood, IL. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Temple Beth-EL Cemetery in Benton Harbor, MI, officiated by Rabbi Nelson. In lieu of flowers,...
Edward King “Sonny” Bryant, Jr., of Stevensville, Michigan, formerly of Wilmington, North Carolina and Bellefontaine, Ohio, passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Sonny was born on November 4, 1931, in Wilmington, NC. He was the...
Danny Wayne Maness, 71, of Stevensville, MI, passed away on Friday – January 21, 2022 at Spectrum Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph. No services are scheduled according to the families wishes. Memorial contributions in Danny’s name may be made to the Berrien County Cancer Service @ 3900...
Danny Wayne Maness, 71, of Stevensville, MI, passed away on Friday – January 21, 2022 at Spectrum Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph. No services are scheduled according to the families wishes. Memorial contributions in Danny’s name may be made to the Berrien County Cancer Service @ 3900...
William Harold “Bill” Rauh, 94, of Benton Harbor, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 24, 2022, at Woodland Terrace in St. Joseph. The funeral will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 29, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, corner of Colfax and Kline, Benton Harbor,...
John L. Knott, 91, of Coloma, MI passed away peacefully on January 21, 2022 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M., Friday, January 28 at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma where viewing will begin one hour prior to the service.  A private family...
Ramona Sharon Belt, 74, Dowagiac, passed away on January 23, 2022 with her family by her side after battling illness for several years. She was born Ramona Sharon Tallon on February 12, 1947, in Bakersfield, CA, the eldest of five siblings. After graduating from Delano (CA) High School in 1965...
Francis M. Tarpey (Fran) one of eleven children who were nurtured by Martin and Mary Tarpey.  He was predeceased by his parents and elder brother Mickey. Loving husband, father, brother, and friend passed from this life on Wednesday, January 19. 2022.  His siblings were Mickey, Tom...
Latricia Carlene Malin, 78, of St. Joseph, MI passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Spectrum Health Lakeland in St. Joseph surrounded by her family. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Malin family in c/o Leslie Malin. Those wishing to...
Eva M. Howard, 74, of St. Joseph, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at her home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel, St. Joseph. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Adult Congenital Heart...
Jacqueline F. Renfroe, 59, of Benton Harbor, passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022, at Spectrum Health Lakeland, St. Joseph. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, January 29, 2022, at New Apostolic Church – 7521 Paw Paw Ave., Watervliet. Memorial...
Laurence G. Eyerly Jr., 53, of Bangor, passed away unexpectedly on January 20, 2022 at his home. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 26 at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma. Family will begin receiving friends one...
Grover W. Boyd, 80, of Hartford, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 at Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph following an extended illness. Funeral services with Military Rites will be held 11 A.M. Tuesday at the Hartford Bible Church with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service....
Lois Kerr, 87, of Benton Harbor, MI passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Brentwood Assisted Living in Niles. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, January 24, 2022 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Service, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph with Pastor...
Darrell E. Westfall, 86, of Stevensville, passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2022 at Spectrum Health Lakeland. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 22, from 12 PM until 2 PM with a time of sharing beginning at 1 PM, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles...
Jackie (Jack) Kay Richardson, age 92 formerly of Yankton SD, passed away in Coloma, MI on January 16, 2022. Jack was born December 8th, 1929 on a farm west of Chester, SD to Lyle and Blanche (Cline) Richardson.  He spent his childhood in Chester until 1941 when they moved to Parker, SD....
Clifford "Shorty" Monroe, 89 of Benton Harbor passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Royalton Manor Nursing Home in 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...
M. Susan Dahlquist, 75, of Coloma, passed away unexpectedly on January 15, 2022 at her home. Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 19 at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford, Ill on Friday,...
Jerome L. “Jerry” Kuhnlein, Sr., of St. Joseph, Michigan passed away peacefully on Monday, January 3, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. Arrangements are entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at a...