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.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Lila Mae Brown, 98, of Buchanan died Oct. 10, 2020. Swem Chapel and Cremation Services, Buchanan, 695-6881.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

James A. Bachteal, 59, of Stevensville died Oct. 12, 2020. Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, St. Joseph, 556-9450.

Thursday, October 08, 2020

Ricky Darryl Barnes, 59, of Benton Harbor died Oct. 4, 2020. Brothers Funeral Home, Benton Harbor, 927-3181.

Friday, September 25, 2020

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

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, August 26, 2020

Pennelopi Adams, 53, of Galien died Aug. 22, 2020. Pobocik Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Three Oaks, 756-3831.

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Florida Loreane Brown, 99, of Decatur, Ga., formerly of Baenton Harbor died July 24, 2020, in Decatur. Robbins Brothers Funeral Home, Benton Harbor, 927-3181.

Saturday, August 01, 2020

Dianne Michelle Cleaver, 53, of New Troy died July 31, 2020. Pobocik Chapel, Wagner Family Funerals, Three Oaks, 756-3831.

Friday, July 31, 2020

Harold G. Ferrell, 89, of Stevensville died July 28, 2020, at Caretel Inns of Lakeland, St. Joseph. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph, 556-9450.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Harold D. “Hal” Bauschke, 94, formerly of St. Joseph died July 28, 2020, at Pine Ridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Stevensville. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph, 556-9450.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Gerald Buchan, 60, of Cassopolis died July 27, 2020, at home. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles, 6833-1155.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Amy Carwyn, 41, of Niles died July 24, 2020, at home. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles, 683-1155.

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Robert “Bob” R. Hellenga, 78, of Galesburg, Ill., formerly of Three Oaks died July 18, 2020, at home. Thompson Trade Embalmers, Moline, Ill., (309) 781-3911.

Friday, July 24, 2020

Scott L. Findlay, 70, of Benton Harbor died July 20, 2020. Purely Cremations – Starks Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Benton Harbor, 926-9440.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Jose Luis Martinez, 72, of Lawton died July 18, 2020, in Lawton. Betzler & Thompson Life Story Funeral Home, Paw Paw, 657-3870.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Mattie Beaudoin, 72, of Niles died July 20, 2020, at home. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles, 683-1155.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Frances Cooke Avery, 93, of Berrien Springs, died July 20, 2020, at home. Heritage Chapel and Cremation Services, Berrien Springs, 471-2700.

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Clara Baker, 76, of Benton Harbor died July 16, 2020, at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville. Robbins Brothers Funeral Home, Benton Harbor, 927-3181.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Joseph J. Benak, 83, of Buchanan died July 15, 2020, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Ind. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles, 683-1155.

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Raymond Bettison, 49, of Benton Harbor died July 13, 2020, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Crystal Funeral Services (MKD), Kentwood, Mich., (616) 813-8351.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Phillip J. Anderson, 60, of Marshall, Mich., died July 9, 2020. Vickers Leslie Funeral Home, Leslie, Mich., (517) 878-6600.

Monday, July 13, 2020

Thomas “Tommy” W. Adams II, 20, of Benton Harbor died July 5, 2020. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph, 556-9450.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Virginia M. (Brakley) Anserello, 95, former area resident died June 30, 2020. Lincoln Ridge Funeral Home, Crown Point, Ind., (219) 322-6616.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Larry A. Dehring, 74, of Baroda: died July 8, 2020, at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville. Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel, Bridgman, 465-3239.

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Henrietta Crowder, 77, of Benton Harbor: died July 7, 2020, at her daughter’s home. Duffield & Pastrick Family FUneral Home and Cremation Services, Coloma, 468-6000.

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Billy J. Alexander, 63, of Dowagiac died July 4, 2020. Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis, 445-2435.

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Shima Bettig, 88, of Benton Harbor died July 6, 2020, at West Woods of Bridgman. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph, 556-9450.

Friday, July 03, 2020

Hayward Burnside, 70, of Benton Harbor: died June 29, 2020. Robbins Brothers Funeral Home, Benton Harbor, 927-3181.

Thursday, July 02, 2020

Mable Hulett, 80, of Niles died June 30, 2020, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Ind. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles, 683-1155.

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Lynn Byers, 95, of South Bend, Ind., died June 29, 2020, at home. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles, 683-1155.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Priscilla Demske, 92, of Eau Claire died June 27, 2020, at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville. Bowerman Funeral Home, Eau Claire, 461-4241.

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Judith K. Benson, 56, of Dowagiac died June 26, 2020, at home. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles, 683-1155.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Joyce Chase, 88: of Galien died May 6, 2020. Hoven Funeral Home, Buchanan, 695-2363.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Francisco “Frank” S. DeMaria, 77: of Baroda died June 23, 2020, at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph, 556-9450.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Gene Earl Beene, 77, formerly of Benton Harbor died June 17, 2020, in Dallas. Divinity Funeral Home & Chapel, Muskegon Heights, Mich., (231) 733-2777.

Monday, June 22, 2020

Fern R. Beaudette, 79, of St. Joseph died June 20, 2020, at West Woods of Bridgman. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph, 556-9450.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Thelma L. Gilbert, 98, of Berrien Springs died June 18, 2020, at home. Allred Funeral Home, Berrien Springs, 471-3729.

Friday, June 19, 2020

Daniel E. Bentley, 81, of Three Oaks died June 12, 2020. Pobocik Chapel, Wagner Family Funerals, Three Oaks, 756-3831.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Richard A. Bruens Jr. 34: of Dayton, Ohio, former area resident died June 12, 2020. Calvin Funeral Home, Hartford, 621-4101.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Douglas E. Bunnell, 78, of Benton Harbor died June 12, 2020, at home. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph, 556-9450.

Monday, June 15, 2020

Mary Lou Becht, 92, of Coloma died June 12, 2020, at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. Hutchins Funeral Home, Watervliet, 463-3811.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

John T. Hammond, 87, of Ann Arbor, Mich., formerly of St. Joseph died June 11, 2020, at home. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph, 556-9450.

Friday, June 12, 2020

Imogene “Gene” (Jones) Heminger, 74, of Buchanan died June 7, 2020, at Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Mich. Swem Chapel and Cremation Services, Buchanan, 695-6881.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Wayne A. Perkins, 61, of Niles died June 9, 2020. Halbritter-Wickens Funeral Home, Niles, 683-3000.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

David Anderson, 66, of Benton Harbor died June 4, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Grand Rapids, Mich. Robbins Brothers Funeral Home, Benton Harbor, 927-3181.

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

Kenneth Allen, 78: of Dowagiac died June 4, 2020. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles, 683-1155.

Saturday, June 06, 2020

Nancy (Zink) Armstong, 76, of Benton Harbor died June 4, 2020, at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville. Purely Cremations – Starks Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Benton Harbor, 926-9440.

Friday, June 05, 2020

Linda Funnell, 71, of Niles: died June 3, 2020, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, Ind. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles, 683-1155.

Thursday, June 04, 2020

Antoinette Beaman, 61, of Niles died June 2, 2020, at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles, 683-1155.

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Eleanor Louise Grams, 93, of St. Joseph died June 1, 2020, at Caretel Inns of Lakeland, St. Joseph. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph, 556-9450.