Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Conrad VanDyke “Cappy” Reid, 73, of Stevensville passed away on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph.

Darryl Edward Bloomer, 54, of Loganville, Ga., formerly of Benton Harbor departed this life Sept. 7, 2021, at Eastside Medical Center, Snellville, Ga. A service celebrating his life will be Sept. 28, at Second Baptist Church, Benton Harbor. The visitation begins at 10 a.m. followed by the se…

Lucia Sanchez Ceithaml, 75, of Sawyer passed away Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021.

Nancy Ann Williams, 63, of Benton Harbor departed this life Sept. 8, 2021, at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph, due to a long but brief illness with her family by her side.

Russell H. Butler Sr., 81, of Benton Harbor departed this life Sept. 15, 2021, at Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital, Grand Rapids, Mich.

In loving memory of Angeline Ruth (Thar) Anderson, 93, who passed away peacefully on Aug. 16, 2021.

Lucille Harris, 74, formerly of Benton Harbor, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, in Indianapolis at Community North Hospital.

Angeline R. Anderson, 93, died Aug. 16, 2021, in California.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

William “Bill” Cole, 84, of Watervliet Township, retired Benton Harbor School teacher, died Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, in the care of his family at his residence.

Mark Stephen Nichols, 54, of Decatur passed away suddenly Aug. 12, 2021, at home.

Amel Edward Allred, 72, of Bridgman passed away peacefully at his home on Sept. 21, 2021.

Amel E. Allred, 72, of Bridgman died Sept. 21, 2021, at home. Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel, Bridgman, 465-3239.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Steven G. Tarangle, M.D., 98, died Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at his home in Berrien Springs.

Gerald “Jerry” Donald Lampman of Hobe Sound, Fla., passed away Sept. 18, 2021 after a long battle with cancer.

Kenneth “Ken” Ray Muirhead, of Dowagiac passed away on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.

Mary Ann Ballard, 81, of Coloma, formerly of Leesburg, Fla., passed away Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at River Ridge Assisted Living in South Haven.

Mary Ann Ballard, 81, of Coloma, formerly of Leesburg, Fla., died Sept. 20, 2021, at River Ridge Assisted Living, South Haven. Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Coloma, 468-6000.

Monday, September 20, 2021

James’ life began Nov. 16, 1939, in Olaphant, Ark.

Donald S. O’Bryant, 91, of Buchanan passed away on Sept. 19, 2021, in Stevensville.

Gerald Edward Kring, 69, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at his home in Berrien Springs.

James E. Griffis, 74, of Bainbridge Township died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at his home.

Dale R. Longacre, 76, of Galien, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at his residence in Galien.

Jack Leroy Cauffman, 83, of Niles died Sept. 16, 2021. Hoven Funeral Home, Buchanan, 695-2363.

Friday, September 17, 2021

The celebration of life for Patti Ann Lee (1950-2020) Mercy Hospital Rad Tech, LMC coordinator of Rad Tech, LMC counselor/adviser and VA and International Student adviser will be from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at 2075 Elm Terrace, Benton Harbor.

Carol Ann Taylor, 80, of Eau Claire passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at the Whitcomb Tower, St. Joseph.

Henry Richard “Dick” Herrmann Jr., was born on March 23, 1935, to Henry Richard and Beatrice Herrmann in Lansing, Mich.

Robert B. Pultz, 72, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at his home in Stevensville.

Glenda Van Orman, 78, of Benton Township died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at her home.

Beverly Jean (Adcock) Burkett, 82, of Dowagiac passed away on Sept. 14, 2021, at home under the care of her family.

Arden Pridgeon, 95, of St. Joseph passed away peacefully at his home on March 16, 2020.

Eleanor Kenning Rinas, 96, of St. Joseph went to meet her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at her home.

James “Jim” L. Siebenmark, 81, of St. Joseph passed away on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center, St. Jospeh.

Elmer Richard “Whitey” Hak, 92, of Sawyer passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at his home in the care of his family.

Kirk D. Morris Sr., 59, formerly of Buchanan passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 21, 2019, in Park County, Colo.

Donna Jean Kelly, 80, of Stevensville was born on Nov. 25, 1940, to Willis and Helen Delong in Benton Harbor.

Addie Lee Barnett, 72, of Benton Harbor died Aug. 30, 2021, at home. Robbins Brothers Funeral Home, Benton Harbor, 927-3181.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Laura Jean Outlaw, 44, of Baroda passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.

Susan Leslee Lake, 72, passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021.

Grethel Ozell Stafford Herron, 92, resident of Somerville, Tenn., and wife of the late Arley “Red” Herron, departed this life Sunday afternoon, Sept. 12, 2021, at her home.

Russell Henry Butler Sr., 81, of Benton Harbor died Sept. 15, 2021 at Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital. Robbins Brothers Funeral Home, Benton Harbor, 927-3181.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Sonja Dorothy Hendrix, 83, of Baroda, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at her home.

Charles “Lee” Bush, 83, of Benton Harbor, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph.

Grethel Ozell Stafford Herron, 92, resident of Somerville, Tenn., and wife of the late Arley “Red” Herron, departed this life Sunday afternoon, Sept. 12, 2021, at her home.

Grethel Herron, 92, of Somerville, Tenn., died Sept. 12, 2021, at home. Calvin-Leonard Funeral Home, Hartford, 621-4101.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Priest Leshawn Granger, 47, of Kentwood, Mich., formerly of Benton Harbor, departed this life Sept. 7, 2021.

Charles “Lee” Bush, 83, of Benton Harbor, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph.

Sonja Dorothy Hendrix, 83, of Baroda, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at her home.

Beverly Burkett, 82, of Dowagiac died Sept. 14, 2021, at home. Bowerman Funeral Home, Eau Claire, 461-4241.

Monday, September 13, 2021

Miriam Elsie Priebe, 86, passed away on Sept. 11, 2021, at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville.

Jane Carol Holloway, 73, of Niles died Sept. 10, 2021 at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph.