Obituaries

Mary Jane Hamminga, age 84 of rural Three Rivers died Saturday, Sep. 19, 2020 at Rose Arbor Hospice in Kalamazoo. She was born in Mendon Township on June 30, 1936 the daughter of Carl and Fern (Rishel) Huckendubler and was a lifetime resident of Mendon. She attended Canada Corners Country School...
Edwina (Brown) Foster was born June 2, 1940, in Ponchatoula, Louisiana to the late James Brown and Zola (Andrews) Washington. She was affectionally known as “Eddie” to many of her close friends. A Certified Nurse’s Aide, Edwina worked at various nursing homes. She loved spending time with her...
Laurie Ann (Phelps) Janing, age 57, passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 25, 2020 from Hypertension Cardiovascular Disease. She was born in Three Rivers, November 4, 1963 to James (Jim) and Joyce Mae Phelps. Laurie, aka “sweetheart,” graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1981....
James “Dan” Clark, 58 of Fish Lake, Sturgis, passed away September 18, 2020. Relatives and friends will be received on Tuesday from 4-8PM, and religious services will be held on Wednesday at 11AM, all at New Beginnings Community Church (63022 M-66, Sturgis, MI 49091). Interment will follow in...
Duane Armstrong Wing, 86, formerly of Three Rivers, died unexpectedly Aug. 3 in Mesa, Arizona. He was a 1951 Three Rivers graduate. Duane was proud of his service in the National Guard from 1957-1963. He was particularly grateful for the life-long friendships he maintained from kindergarten at Huss...
Binnie Jo Price of Constantine, MI passed away September 16, 2020 at the age of 83 surrounded by her Husband, Children and larger family. She spent her childhood years growing up in Three Rivers and returned to live in the area in 1994. She spent her life as a pillar in all the communities in which...
Christopher Evans was born on June 18th, 1988 in Sturgis, Michigan and passed away on August 24th, 2020 at Bronson Methodist Hospital. He was 32 years old. His life unexpectedly ended due to respiratory failure. Christopher, also known as “Chris,” was special to so many. Even though Chris was a...
Richard John Ruwinski, 60, of Three Rivers, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020. He was born April 26, 1960 in Chicago, Ill., the son of John and Rose (Felchik) Ruwinski, and worked as a tow truck driver for many years. Richard is survived by his wife of 25 years, Teresa (Munyon) Ruwinski;...
Janet Lee Hardy, age 82 of Leonidas, died Saturday, Sep. 12, 2020 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born in Lawton, MI on Nov. 25, 1937, the daughter of Joseph and Wilma (Cooper) Kline. Janet graduated from Schoolcraft High School in 1955 where she was awarded the Homemaker of...
Shova Rani Bannerjee, age 94, of Three Rivers, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at her granddaughter’s home. She was born in Barishal, Bangladesh on November 26, 1925, the daughter of Sharbananda and Provabati (Shikary) Baroi. Shova moved to Three Rivers in 2014 to live with her...

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