W. DUANE BODFISH Duane began his life May 30, 1937 in South Haven, Michigan and passed away peacefully on April 19, 2019 at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville, Michigan, surrounded by his family. Duane spent his life close to the area growing up in Casco Township and graduating from South Haven High School. He went on to complete his bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University in 1965. During his time at WMU, he met the love of his life, Gloria Jaquays, and was married October 26, 1962 and spent the next 56 years together.
JACQUELIN L. HAMMOND Jacquelin L. Hammond, 81, of Coloma, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 at her residence. A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, April 26, 2019 at St. Joseph First United Methodist Church located at 2950 Lakeview Avenue in St. Joseph. Visitation will take place Thursday, April 25 from 6-8 p.m. at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma. Memorials may be made to Caring Circle, Stevensville United Methodist Church or the donor’s choice. Those wishing to leave a message or share a memory with the family online may do so at www.duffieldpastrick.com.
Death Notices Rachel A. DeProw, 35, of Berrien Springs died Apr. 15, 2019 at home. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph Arthur Ray Mollett, 79, of Hartford died Apr. 16, 2019 at home. Clark Chapel and Cremation Services, Dowagiac Jennie Baker, 93, of Coloma died Apr. 17, 2019 at Woodland Terrace in Coloma. Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Coloma Stanley L. Head, 64, of Covert Township died Apr. 15, 2019 at home. Calvin Funeral Home, Hartford Ellen M. Russell, 60, of Coloma died Apr. 18, 2019 at home. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph Charles A. Owen, 68, of Coloma died Apr. 18, 2019 at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Coloma Earl Browers, 81, of Ridgedale MO, formerly of Coloma, died Apr. 18, 2019. Hutchins Funeral Home, Watervliet Robert Ernest Cheek, 65, of Watervliet died Apr. 18, 2019. Calvin Funeral Home, Hartford Brenda Kay Lawson, 63, died Apr. 14, 2019 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids. Calvin Funeral Home, Hartford Jacqueline Y. Peck, 76, of Buchanan died Apr. 15, 2019 at St. Joseph Health Systems, Mishawaka IN. Swem Chapel and Cremation Services, Buchanan Rachel Y. Boruff, 76, died Apr. 15, 2019. Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, Kalamazoo