Obituaries

John Charles McClellan "Big John," 60, passed away unexpectedly November 3, 2020 due to a semi accident in Orangeburg County, South Carolina. Big John was born December 28, 1959 in Lagrange County, Indiana and later adopted by Charles and Dorothy (Marquardt) McClellan. For a brief time he lived in...
Carolyn Marie Kaylor, 72, of Three Rivers, passed away Saturday, November 22, 2020. She was born July 1, 1948 to Lester and Una Thompson of Moorepark Road, Three Rivers. She was active in youth 4-H showing sheep, cattle, horses and woodworking and sewing. She is survived by her husband of 37 years...
Brian Allen Gales, age 48 of Mendon, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born in Sturgis, MI on April 6, 1972, the son of Daniel Lee and Renda Lou (Collins) Gales. He graduated from Colon High School in 1990 and attended Glen Oaks Community College. He...
Mary Mable (Teadt) Kirby, 78, of Sturgis, Michigan died at Rose Arbor Hospice, Kalamazoo, on Thursday, November 26, 2020. Mary was born in Sturgis, Michigan to Alfred and Ruth (Walters) Teadt on May 2, 1942. They preceded her in death. She attended Hiberly Country School, and then transferred to...
Keith L. Schrader, 85 of Three Rivers, passed away November 18, 2020 at Rose Arbor Hospice in Kalamazoo. Keith was born in Three Rivers on March 4, 1935, a son of Elmer and Hazel (Bohm) Schrader. He graduated from Centreville High School in 1953. After high school, he went on to serve in the Army...
Sharon Lee Shutes Seals, 72 of Hartselle, Ala., passed away at her home on Nov. 16, 2020. She was born in Michigan on Oct. 9, 1948 to Bernard and Frances (Butler) Shutes. Sharon was a graduate of Three Rivers High School with the Class of 1966 and went on to work for Dr. Backe’s dentist office as...
Deborah Jean Spealman, age 69 of Constantine, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born in Sturgis, MI on Sep. 7, 1951 and was the daughter of William and Mary (McClain) Spealman. Deb was a lifetime resident of St. Joseph County and the Mendon United...
Sandra J. Williams, age 71 of Three Rivers, passed away November 13, 2020 at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Sandra was born on March 9, 1949 in Coldwater, Michigan, a daughter to the late Gene L. and Dorothy J. (Matheson) Johnson. Sandra attended Colon High School and lived most of her adult life in...
Beulah Bingaman, 91 of Centreville, passed away November 14, 2020 at Fairview Nursing Home. Beulah was born in Sturgis on November 4, 1929, a daughter of Jess and Anna Belle (Krontz) Gay. She attended schools in Sturgis. On July 29, 1950, she married Alden L. Bingaman, Sr. in LaGrange, IN; he...
Clifford “Smitty” Leland Smith, age 86, of Three Rivers, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. He was born in Moorland, IA on February 4, 1934 to Clifford and Lola (Cripps) Smith. Clifford served his county in the U.S. Navy as an Electrician’s Mate 1st Class during the Korean War from 1952...

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