Obituaries

Sherman J. D. (Bud) Weeks, 81, of Jones, passed away Friday May 26, 2017 at Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo. He was a member of Newberg Norton Bible Church, Marcellus. He was born in Sampson, Ala. to the late Zola Forehand and David C. Weeks on Feb. 4, 1936. His stepfather James Forehand and mother...
Carol Lee Roe, age 82 of Centreville died Sunday, June 11, 2017 at her home. She was born in Three Rivers on April 30, 1935 the daughter of Riley Dee and Bertha (Vanett) Dentler and was a lifetime resident of St. Joseph County. Carol was a homemaker who also worked at Nagel & Sons Glad Farm....
Kenneth Wayne Boughton, age 76, of Three Rivers passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Borgess Medical Center.  He was born in Three Rivers on Dec. 6, 1940 the son of Nolan and Orlean Boughton. Mr. Boughton attended schools in Three Rivers and graduated with the class of 1958.  In February of...
Mr. Duane E. Quake, 82, of Three Rivers, passed away peacefully at Heartland Health Care Center on June 3, 2017. He was born on Nov. 20, 1934 the son of the late Claude and Mary (Cole) Quake in Three Rivers. Duane is preceded in death by his parents Claude and Mary, as well as his siblings Ray,...
William “Bill” Martin Steinbach, age 74, of Three Rivers passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Bronson Methodist Hospital. He was born in Chicago, Ill. on Oct. 24, 1942 the son of William Henry and Gertude (Miller) Steinbach. Bill served his country in the U.S Army until his honorable discharge...
Jeannine Ann Mohney, age 81, of Three Rivers passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Heartland Healthcare Center. She was born in Whiting, Ind. on Sept. 25, 1935 the daughter of Howard and Letha (Parrish) Ruple. In her younger years she loved to skate and dance. She loved to skate at the former Pap...
Marna Leah Prine, age 79, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, June 2, 2017. Marna’s life began on Sept. 8, 1937, the daughter of the late John L. and Gladys L. (Markle) Kemmerling formerly of Three Rivers. Marna was a graduate of Three Rivers High School class of 1955. She furthered...
Henrietta Hamminga, age 80, of Mendon passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017 surrounded by her loving daughters. She was born in Cook County, Ill. on March 26, 1937 the daughter of Garmt and Henrietta (Vienstra) Hamminga. She graduated from Mendon High School with the Class of 1954. Henrietta worked...
Lyle Paul Outman, age 92, of Leonidas died early Thursday June 1, 2017 at his home with his family at his side. He was born in Leonidas on Sept. 28, 1924 the son of the late Lloyd and Elda (Krumm-Hagelgans) Outman. He attended Colon High School where he played on the football, baseball, and...
Dr. Robert Douglas Ash, Sr., PhD, 97, of Three Rivers, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 29, 2017. Robert was born Nov. 24, 1919 on the Sixth Avenue family farm, the only son of Orin R. and Erta Zella (Catell) Ash. Robert helped his father run the family car business of “Orin R Ash and Son...

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