WILLIAM DONALD NICHOLS Jr. Don’s life began January 27, 1950, in Tyronza, Arkansas. When he was young his parents moved to Michigan, spending most of his childhood growing up in Coloma where he graduated high school. After high school Don proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Don worked at Michigan Fruit Canners (APL) for 37 years in management and then for Heinz in Holland. In his spare time he enjoyed cooking and spending time with his family.
DUSTIN M. ROBERTS Dustin M. Roberts, age 32, of Hartford passed away Friday, July 3, 2020 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
MELISSA YOUNG LINDSAY The birth of Melissa Young Lindsay was celebrated on April 8, 1955 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania to Robert and Nancy Young. She was the oldest of what would be seven children, including her Irish twin, Dianne, born just 11 months later.
MEMORIAL SERVICE A memorial service for James Hammond, whom passed away on April 14, 2020, will be held on Saturday, July 18 at the Hope Lutheran Church, Hartford, starting at 11:00 a.m. A luncheon will follow. “Those we love don’t go away. They walk beside us every day unseen, unheard, but always near. So loved, so missed, so very dear.”
OMISSION The following family members were omitted from the obituary for Eugene “Gene” O’Riley on Page 6 of the Tri-City Record July 2, 2020 issue. Also surviving are niece, Connie Pyferoen, and nephew, Tim O’Riley, both of Arizona. Tri-City Record is sorry for any inconvenience or confusion this omission may have caused. Death Notices Ronald V. Vance, 62, of Lawrence died July 2, 2020 at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo. Hutchins Funeral Home, Watervliet Julie Anna (Bell) Hanlon, 84, of Watervliet died July 1, 2020 at home. Purely Cremations – Starks Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Benton Harbor Columbus “Jack” Tate, 93, of Coloma died July 1, 2020 at home. Robbins Brothers Funeral Home, Benton Harbor Christine Marie Timmons, 69, of Sister Lakes and Benton Harbor died July 1, 2020 at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville. Louise Ann McCoy, 88, of Dowagiac died June 29, 2020 at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. Calvin Funeral Home, Hartford