Obituaries

Duane Donald Lucas, 85, of Three Rivers, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020. He was born to Donald and Matie (Smith) Lucas on June 7, 1934 at the Lucas farmhouse on Lucas Road in Fabius Township, Three Rivers. He attended Pleasant Hill School as a child and was the last President of the board...
Joyce Elaine Kline, age 83, of Three Rivers passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2020. She was born on May 15, 1936 in Elkhart, Ind., the daughter of Jess and Helen (Cripe) Hardesty. Joyce was employed for many years at Continental Can and Coachmen Viking Trailers. She then went on to work for over...
Barbara May Nicholas, age 82, formerly of Mendon, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Galesburg following a long illness. She was born in Kalamazoo on Oct. 30, 1937, the daughter of John and Genevieve (Smith) Hiatt. She graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School with the class...
Virgil Joseph Eirschele, age 80, passed away on January 31, 2020. He was born on May 10, 1939 in La Crosse, Wisconsin to Reuben and Gertrude (Ray) Eirschele. Virgil spent the majority of his life in Three Rivers and graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1958. He worked at the Sebo Foundry,...
Kenneth Bruce Kaiser, age 72, of Three Rivers, Michigan passed away at his home on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. He was born in Three Rivers, Michigan on March 4, 1947 the son of Donald and Hillis (Mock) Kaiser. He loved working on cars and motorcycles. That love drove him to open his own auto body...
Michelle Diana Bixler, 37, and Cheyenne Ruth Bixler, 16, both of Three Rivers, went to be with their Lord Tuesday, January 28, 2020 as the result of a house fire. Michelle was born September 27, 1982 in Bluffton, Ind., the daughter of Steve and Ellen Musser. A devoted wife and mother, Michelle also...
January 12, 1945 - January 23, 2020 Gail (“Guala”) was the first child born to Alfred Peterson, Jr. and Charlotte O’Connor Peterson in Detroit. She grew up in Three Rivers along with her siblings Alfred (“Pete”), Eric (“Rick”), and Kristin (“Kris”). Guala attended Kingswood Boarding School in...
Harriett B. Chaffee Age 92 of Elkhart and formerly of Jones, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Elkhart General Hospital. She was born February 9, 1927 in South Bend, Ind., a daughter of Otto and Helen (McBain) Everman. She graduated from Niles High School in 1945. On July 3, 1954, she...
Dorothy Ann Sangalli, 85, of Three Rivers, passed away on December 11, 2019 at Grace of Douglas. Dorothy was born on Valentine’s Day February 14, 1934 the daughter of the late Cecil B. and Elizabeth (Blum) Hice. Dorothy and her late husband of 60 years Jerry, who passed away on August 24, 2014,...
David Lee Johnson, age 43, of Three Rivers passed away in the early morning hours of Sunday, January 19, 2020 in Kalamazoo. He was born on October 18, 1976 in Kalamazoo the son of David Duncan and Brenda (Chambliss) Johnson. David had a love for many things including, but not limited to basketball...

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