07-23-2020 Tri-City Area Obituaries


JOYCE (KRIEGER) GRIFFIN Joyce Griffin 85, of Watervliet, MI went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 13, 2020.

BARBARA JOAN ROBINSON Barbara Joan Robinson of Naples, FL, loving wife and mother passed peacefully in her sleep at home on July 3, 2020. Barbara was born Barbara Joan LaDage on June 9, 1931 in Davenport, IA. She attended Northwestern University where she met her devoted husband of 68 years, Richard (Dick) F. Robinson. After college Barbara spent time in Palm Long Beach, CA for the birth of their first son while Dick served in Korea. Upon Dick’s return from Korea in 1954, they moved to St. Joseph, MI and then to Coloma.

JULIE BELL HANLON Julie Bell Hanlon, 84, of Watervliet, passed away on July 2, 2020. Julie moved from Ohio to Michigan back in the late 60s. She worked as a nurse for Dr. William Cooper in Coloma. She also performed physicals for local companies. A new businessman had just moved to the area and Menasha Corporation in Coloma hired Richard Hanlon. He was instructed to

Death Notices Patricia “Patty” Flener, 65, of Benton Harbor died July 20, 2020 at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. Fairplain Chapel – Florin Funeral Service, Benton Township Bud C. Pillow, 80, of Benton Harbor died July 14, 2020 at home. Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral and Cremation Services, Coloma David Charles Dillon, 69, of Coloma died July 13, 2020 at home. Purely Cremations – Starks Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Benton Harbor Francis “Mike” Michael Muller, 56, of Coloma died July 4, 2020 at home.