KENNETH GROVE Kenneth Grove, 80, of Coloma, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville. As per Ken’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Duffield and Pastrick Family Funeral Home is assisting the family. Those wishing to leave a message or share a memory with the family online may do so at www.duffieldpastrick.com. Memorials in his memory may be made to Hanson Hospice Center.
MINNIE SADLER Minnie’s life began January 11, 1925 in McDonald, Michigan, a small community in Van Buren County. She was a lifetime area resident and worked at the Watervliet Paper Mill for over 40 years; Minnie proudly was one of the few women to run a paper machine.
Death Notices Avery Jane Foran, of Benton Harbor died at birth Apr. 9, 2018 at Bronson Medical Center, Kalamazoo. Fairplain Chapel – Florin Funeral Service, Benton Township Phillip Steven Gatchell, 69, of Benton Harbor died Mar. 19, 2018 in Florida. Lisa L. Ryan, 47, of Portage died Apr. 12, 2018 at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Clark Chapel and Cremation Services, Dowagiac Donald Allen Kesterke, 86, of St. Joseph died Apr. 11, 2018 at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph Audrey Steffens, 84, of Kalamazoo, formerly of Watervliet, died Apr. 14, 2018 at Rose Arbor in Kalamazoo. Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Coloma Vicki Vitale, 67, of Covert died Apr. 12, 2018 at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville. Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Coloma