Obituaries

Dolores Ann Springer, 88, of Three Rivers, died at home on Monday, March 22, 2021. She was born in Three Rivers on April 13, 1932, the daughter of Glen and Mary (Mayer) Detwiler. Dolores graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1950, and in 1954 married William “Bill” Springer, also of Three...
Lamar Rink, 89, of Three Rivers, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021. He was born April 12, 1931 in Noble County, IN, the son of George and Clara (Berkey) Rink. Lamar was a cement finisher who worked for Maycomber/Sollit Concrete. He enjoyed his family, especially 70 years of marriage with Edna...
Charlene "Charlie" E. Black, 83 of Constantine, passed away March 18, 2021. She was born on April 13, 1937 in Three Oaks, MI, a daughter of Clyde and Kathrine (Stephens) Eichorn. In April of 1964, she married George Black. He preceded her in death on June 14, 2020. Charlie was a waitress at Village...
James Bruce Erlandson, 84, of White Pigeon, Mich., passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family, after a several-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born Aug. 31, 1936, in Clendenin, WV, a son to Ivan and Helen (James) Erlandson. He graduated from Bristol High...
Jeff was born May 28, 1957 to John and Francies (Young) Foghino. He attended Three Rivers High School graduating in 1975. Shortly after graduation Jeff married Saundra Waters and worked for Clifton Engineering for a short time. In 1977 he moved to the Galesburg/Climax Scotts area to work for his...
Fr. Benedict Reid passed away March 13, 2021, in his sleep in Palm Desert, Calif. He was born in California on April 1, 1921. Fr. Reid joined St. Gregory’s Abbey in July of 1948 and was appointed Prior seven years later on Nov. 29, 1955. He was elected Abbot on April 18, 1969 and served in that...
Larry L. Keene Sr., 82, of Marcellus, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021 at home. He was born August 1, 1938 in Dowagiac, the son of Milford M. and Meta (Byrnes) Keene. After graduating from Dowagiac High School, he entered the Marines at age 17, and served for three years. Larry worked at K&...
Violet Frances Quinn, age 77, passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021 at Three Rivers Health. She was born in Colt, Arkansas on December 20, 1943, the daughter of Jack S. and Jewel F. (Burkett) Smith. Violet was a long time resident of Three Rivers. She was a graduate of Colon High School and went on...
William Binder Jr., 81, of Three Rivers, passed away Thursday, March 4, 2021, at Brookdale Portage. He was born March 23, 1939 in Chicago, Ill., the son of William and Eunice (Minton) Binder Sr. Bill was employed at Wells Saw as a saw assembler for 32 years. For 18 years he was a member of the Park...
Alice A. Kline, 83 of White Pigeon, died on March 2, 2021 at Birch Meadows in Three Rivers following an extended illness. She was born on Sept. 19, 1937 in Mendon the daughter of Otis C. and Emma E. (Rexford) Alber. Alice was a resident of White Pigeon since 1966 coming from Mendon. She was a...

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