Doris CooperWATERVLIET —ÊDoris Cooper, 74, of Dyer, Tenn., formerly of Watervliet, passed away on Jan. 8, 2006, at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tenn.Funeral services were held at Karnes & Sons on January 10 in Dyer, Tenn. Interment was in Little Prairie Cemetery in Caruthersville, Mo.Doris was born on Jan. 12, 1931, in Cottonwood Point, Mo., to Bill and Flossie Pate. On Jan. 13, 1955, Doris was united in marriage to Jim Cooper, who survives. Also surviving are her three children — Dorothy (Joe) Watkins of Caruthersville, Tina (John) Tucker of Watervliet and Jim (Debbie) Cooper of Dyer; six grandchildren — Anna Huff, JoBeth Moses, Rachel Cooper, Bobby Cooper, Will Cooper and Dylan Tucker; and three great-grandchildren — Taylor Moses, Katherine Huff and Caroline Huff. Doris was a beautician, a former employee of Wolverine Metal Stamping and a homemaker. Doris and James retired in Tennessee. She loved her family and friends.She was preceded in death by her mother, Flossie; her father, Bill; her sisters — Margaret Mitchell, Susie Cameron, Virginia Schulze, and her twin sister, Iris Caldwell. George W. NordgrenSAWYER — George Walter "Bud" Nordgren, 87, of Sawyer, passed away on Jan. 19, 2006, at Woodland Terrace in Bridgman.A private family graveside service will be held at Graceland Cemetery, Bridgman, and a memorial service will be held at a later date at the Bethany Beach Tabernacle. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in honor of George Nordgren to Hospice at Home, 2626 W. John Beers Road, Stevensville, MI 49127 or Hope Chapel South Shore, 310 Paoakalani Ave., Honolulu, HI 96815. Arrangements have been entrusted to Boyd-Pike Funeral Home, Bridgman.Mr. Nordgren was born Aug. 26, 1918, in Chicago, Ill., the son of the late Walter and Anna (Hast) Nordgren. George owned and operated George's True Value Hardware Store in Country Club Hills, Ill. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Harbert Community Church and was a member of Homewood Church. He served on the church board and taught adult Sunday School at Bellevue Baptist. For 25 years he was on the Board of Directors at Sunny Ridge Children's Home in Wheaton, Ill.. On May 10, 1941, he married Ethyl Lundgren, and she survives him, along with three children — Arlene (Donald) Wood of Arcadia, Calif., Jack (Maree) Nordgren of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Annette Nordgren of Hammond, Ind.; six grandchildren — Traci Hardesty, Jason Nordgren, Joshua Nordgren, Josiah Nordgren, David Wood and Cerissa Wood; four great-grandchildren — Bethany Nordgren, Savannah Nordgren, Silas Nordgren and Nicholas Hardesty.Anne Marie CurtinCOLOMA — Anne Marie Curtin, 71, of Coloma, passed away at her home on Friday, Jan. 20, 2006. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 211 Church St., St. Joseph, with Father Christian Johnston officiating. Burial will follow in North Shore Memory Gardens, Coloma. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, at Kerley-Starks & Menchinger Family Funeral Home, 2650 Niles Road, St. Joseph. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice At Home, Inc. Friends wishing to leave a message of condolence, or to sign the family guestbook, may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com. Anne was born July 9, 1934, in New York City, N.Y., to Martin and Maureen (Callaghan) Shelley. She retired as a Quality Control Coordinator from Whirlpool Corp. in 1987 after approximately 18 years of service. Anne was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She is survived by her two sons, Thomas (Christine) Curtin of East Jordan, Mich., and Paul (Anne) Curtin of Cottage Grove, Ore.; three grandchildren, Patrick, Kevin and Sean Paul; a sister, Brenda (Dennis) Shelley McIntyre of Key Largo, Fla.; and a brother, James Shelley of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Anne is preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Maureen, and a brother, Thomas. Dorothy May (Wade) KnowltonBENTON HARBOR — Dorothy May (Wade) Knowlton, 93, of Benton Harbor, went to be with her Savior on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006, at Community Hospital in Watervliet.Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 4071 Naomi Road, Sodus. Memorial contributions may be made to Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, Grace Christian School of Watervliet, or Community Hospital of Watervliet. Private burial services will be in Penn Yan Cemetery, Bainbridge Township. Dey Florin Funeral Services are in charge of arrangements.Dorothy was born Jan. 17, 1913, at home in the rural Fennville-Ganges area. She was one of six children born to Willard and Jennie (Hendricks) Wade. She graduated from South Haven High School and was a member of the girls varsity basketball team. She attended Western Michigan University and majored in physical education.Dorothy was married for 68 years to the late William "Bill" Knowlton of the Fennville area. They resided in South Haven for six years before moving to Sodus. Since 2000 she had resided in Spinks Corners. Dorothy retired from the State of Michigan Department of Social Services in Benton Harbor. She was an active member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church for over 65 years, and served on many committees. She taught Sunday School there for 55 years. Dorothy was also a member of the Sodus Mother's Club. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. They took their three grandchildren, in their youth, on trips from Florida to California, and were always interested in their activities. As the great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren came along she loved spending time with them and was always proud of their accomplishments.Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Jill (Roland Gene) Williams, of Benton Harbor; her grandchildren —ÊSandy Keath, Bruce (Naomi) Williams, and Jeff (Sam Holwerda) Williams, all of Benton Harbor; great-grandchildren—ÊChrystal (Joshua) Scott and Ryan Keath, Brett (Katie) Williams, Chad Williams, Kim Morrow, Tim (Beth) Schmid, Jacky and Jacob Williams and Jeremy Burnside; great-great-grandchildren — Mikayela, Madison and Joshua Ryan Wayne Scott; Derek Stuch, Keegen Wheeler, and Nathan Wilder. Her other survivors include two nieces, Judy (Joe) Fontenez and Kathie (Eddie) Sarisky.Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Knowlton; her brothers — Lawrence (Arlene), Stanley (Florence), and Richard Wade, all of Fennville; her sisters —ÊAlice (Ben) Fisch of Douglas and Linda (Milt) Reese of New York City; and her nephew, Chris Reese. Dorothy will be greatly missed by her family and friends who will forever treasure many cherished memories.David Wayne ConleyGALIEN — David Wayne Conley, 46, of Galien, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006, at the Game Reserve Park in Weesaw Township.David was born Feb. 16, 1949, in Kalamazoo, Mich., to Delmore and Lorna Conley. He lived in the area for 41 years. He was a teacher at Chikaming Township Elementary School and attended First United Methodist Church in New Carlisle, Ind.Survivors include his parents, Delmore and Lorna Conley of Galien; a sister, Deborah (Brett) Bartels of Berrien Springs; and one niece, Rachael Conley of Galien. The family will hold a memorial visitation service where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at Galien United Methodist Church, with Pastor John G. Kasper officiating. Memorials may be made to the family.Tina Marie ParsonsDOWAGIAC — Tina Marie Parsons, 27, of Allenhurst, Ga., formerly of Dowagiac, died Jan. 20, 2006, at Savannah Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Ga. A private funeral service will be held with burial of her cremains at Jones Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family.Tina loved to collect fans and harlequin masks.Survivors include two children — Ashley Nicole Parsons and Lucy Marie Carpenter, both of Savannah; her father, Jeffery Colin Waterson of Florida; her mother, Patricia Waterson of Dowagiac; and three sisters — Anna Marie Peas of Cassopolis, Dolly Sue Waterson of Dowagiac and Jammie Marie Waterson of Vandalia.Harriette I. Haselberger ClouseTHREE RIVERS — Harriette I. Haselberger Clouse, age 85, of Three Rivers, formerly of Decatur, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at home.Harriette was born Jan. 15, 1921, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Harry A. and Irene (Brignal) Linaweaver. She was a member of the Chapman Memorial Church in Vicksburg and a former member of the Hamilton Grange. Survivors include three daughters — Barbara J. Moyer of Three Rivers, Sue (Charles) Despins of Battle Creek, Mich., and Alice Cummins of Paw Paw; two sons — Thomas (Shirley) Haselberger of Decatur and Michael (Faith) Haselberger of Jacksonville, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Joseph Haselberger and Marcus Clouse; sister, Margaret Gibbens; and brother, George Linaweaver.Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Newell Funeral Home in Decatur, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Ronald Beebe officiating. Burial will be in Harrison Cemetery, Decatur. Memorials may be made to Kalamazoo County Hospice.