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.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Robert “Bob” Lee Samuelson, 93, of St. Joseph passed away Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville.

Rita Ann Delaney, 65, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

Robert Kevin Nitz, 66, of Baroda passed away Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at his home.

Paul V. Ryan, 93, of Coloma passed away Saturday, Sept. 26. 2020, at his home.

LeAnn M. Gagliardo of Manistee, Mich., loving wife of Anthony “Tony” Gagliardo, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2020.

Nancy J. “Pete” McKie, 86, of Coloma passed away Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at her residence.

Latisha Jeanne Williams, 44, of Benton Harbor departed this life Sept. 19, 2020, at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph.

Eva Jane (Huffman) Johnson, 87, of Hartford went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at Ascension Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo.

Kenneth “Ken” W. Flowers 77, of Dowagiac passed away Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph.

Maryann Burns, 68, of Berrien Springs died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at home. Allred Funeral Home, Berrien Springs, 471-3729.

Monday, September 28, 2020

Theresa C. Tenerelli-Knight, 86, of St. Joseph passed away Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph.

Edmund “Ed” Stoner Stanage, 93, of Three Oaks passed away Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.

Sheila Mary (Peers) Collins was born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England, on Sept. 9, 1921, and died peacefully at her daughter’s home in St. Joseph on Sept. 22, 2020.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Peggy Lois Smothers, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away Sept. 24, 2020, in South Haven.

Thomas “Tom” James Kenny, 83, of Stevensville passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville.

Geraldine Violet Dent, 93, of St. Joseph died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 at Woodland Terrace in Coloma, where she was lovingly cared for by an outstanding staff.

John B. Klassen Jr., 87, of Baroda passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020.

Darlene E. Pullen, 85, of Benton Harbor passed away Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at The Timbers of Cass County in Dowagiac.

Please join the family for a special exhibit/open house in remembrance of Jerry Catania, from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4 and Oct. 10 and 11, each day at Bob Catania’s building, 5095 Red Arrow Highway, Stevensville, immediately south of Meijer.

Jeannette Caroline Gaul, 88, of Bridgman passed away Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at her home in the care of her family.

Denise Clark was born to Lora and Earline (Gill) Huddleston in Tupelo, Miss., on Oct. 2, 1960.

Denise Clark died Sept. 19, 2020, at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Ind. Alfred’s Mortuary, South Bend, 574-282-2477.

Friday, September 25, 2020

Loretta “Lassie” Hackenberg, 92, of Lawton passed away Sept. 23, 2020. Heaven gained an angel today, as our mom reunited with our dad, in the early morning hours, at Jackie’s house with grandson Jake by her side.

Thomas Steve Pitts III, 87, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at his home in the care of his family.

It is with great sorrow that we mourn the loss of our brother, Kurt H. Gersonde.

Sarah Lee Hureskin, 82, of Benton Harbor went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph.

Jack Matthew Cronk, 76, of St. Joseph passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at Lakeland Medical Center.

Marion Earl Getz, 77, of Hartford passed away peacefully at home Sept. 20, 2020.

Jerry G. Weber (husband, father, uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather), 84, passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on Sept. 18, 2020, after a courageous fight against Parkinson’s Disease.

Jack Matthew Cronk, 76, of St. Joseph died Sept. 22, 2020, at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. Starks & Menchinger Chapel, St. Joseph, 556-9450.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Lisa Kay Henrich, 43, of Three Oaks died Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in the comfort of her family’s presence.

Matilda C. ‘Mutt’ Jones, 83, of Niles passed away Sept. 19, 2020, at her home surrounded by surrounded by family.

Jack Matthew Cronk, 76, of St. Joseph died Sept. 22, 2020, at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, St. Joseph, 556-9450.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

William E. Drake, 69, of Benton Harbor passed away at his home Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020.

Randall Eding, 71, of South Haven passed away Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.

Eleanor “Granny” Johnson, 90, of Benton Harbor departed this life Sept. 14, 2020, at home.

John Newby, 63, died Sept. 2, 2020.

Matilda C. ‘Mutt’ Jones, 83, of Niles passed away Sept. 19, 2020, with her family by her side.

William E. Drake, 69, of Benton Harbor died Sept. 20, 2020. Starks & Menchinger Funeral Home, St. Joseph, 556-9450.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Beloved son Edward Timothy Curry was born sleeping and called to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.

Rod Lawrence went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sept. 15, 2020, at the age of 64.

Denise E. Bishop, 69, of St. Joseph went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at Pine Ridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Stevensville.

Edwin Baker, 78, of Benton Harbor passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at his home.

Ralph William Barnes, 71, passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph, surrounded by his loved ones.

Edwin Baker, 78, of Benton Harbor died Sept. 20, 2020. Starks & Menchinger Chapel, St. Joseph, 556-9450.