Courthouse comes to cemetery

Standing at the McKie family plot in the Coloma Cemetery are (front from left): Ken Stanisz, his mother Karol Stanisz, her mother and father Nancy and Ed McKie. Back left is their son Mark McKie (left) and Bill Cooper of St. Joe Mounument Works. The granite columns came from the old Berrien County Courthouse in St. Joseph. John Madill / H-P staff

COLOMA - Karol Stanisz started out searching for a cemetery monument for her father, Edward McKie.

"He insisted he wanted to see his tombstone before he died," said Stanisz, who lives in Coloma along with most of her family.