08-01-2018 Tri-City Area Obituaries

JACK CARL GNEWUCH Jack Gnewuch, age 81, passed away in Lakeland, Florida, on Thursday, April 26, 2018 surrounded by his family. Jack was born on February 4, 1937 in Coloma to Henry (Pete) and Marie (Bessemer) Gnewuch; both of whom preceded him in death. Cremation has taken place and Jack is buried at the Harris Cemetery on Riverside Road in Coloma. Jack graduated from Coloma High School in 1955 then enlisted in the Marine Corps where he served in the Reserves for six years. He continued his education at Western Michigan University, graduating in 1972. Throughout these years, he worked for the Hammermill Paper Company. On September 5, 1959 he married the love of his life Sandra Heimsath. Ten years ago they retired to Lakeland, Florida where Sandra currently resides. Jack was also the loving father of Scot Gnewuch and his wife Tina of Arlington, MA; Sheryl Mumau and her husband Brien of Syracuse, NY; Suzanne Bresnahan and her husband John of Haverhill, MA; and Karen Wicka and her husband Kevin of Buffalo, NY. Jack was a devoted grandfather to Shayna Gnewuch; Matthew (Lauren) Mumau and Andrew Mumau; Patrick, Paul, and Molly Bresnahan; and Carly and Kyle Wicka. Jack will be remembered as a kind and caring person who dedicated his life to his family. Please join us for a memorial service on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the home of Sandi Heimsath, 3136 Friday Road in Coloma.

Death Notices John D. Andres, 52, of Benton Harbor died July 28, 2018 at Lakeland Hospital, Watervliet. Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Coloma

Russell “M” Owen, 95, of Sister Lakes died July 27, 2018 at Caretel Inns of Lakeland, St. Joseph. Clark Chapel and Cremation Services, Dowagiac

Fred Woodward, 70, of Tustin, MI, formerly of Coloma died July 26, 2018. Hutchins Funeral Home, Watervliet

Janet Elizabeth (Reardon) Nosich, 69, of Dowagiac died July 26, 2018 Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville. Clark Chapel & Cremation Services, Dowagiac