09-12-2019 Tri-City Area Obituaries

ROSE SCHEID Rose’s life began July 17, 1922, in Chicago, Illinois. As a young girl her father moved the family to Watervliet where he purchased a farm. After graduating from Watervliet High School Rose took a job as a banker at First National Bank and retired after 36 years as Branch Manager for 5th/3rd Bank. In 1948 Rose met Theodore Scheid Jr. and instantly fell in love, they married May 14, 1949 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Watervliet and enjoyed 58 years of marriage until his passing in 2007. Rose loved her community and was involved with many business groups when she was working at the bank. She was also heavily involved with 4-H, sharing her sewing and knitting skills. Rose had a love for gardening, traveling, and she liked to try her luck at the casino.

DeathNotices Marian J. Haney, 94, of Benton Harbor died Sept. 4, 2019 at Royalton Manor, St. Joseph. Fairplain Chapel – Florin Funeral Service, Benton Harbor Christian “Chris” Ruppel, 97, of St. Joseph died Sept. 5, 2019 at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville. Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph Kay Ann McKinven, 81, of Covert died Sept. 7, 2019 at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville. Calvin Funeral Home, Hartford Debra J. (VanAntwerp) Ethridge, 62, of Benton Harbor died Sept. 9, 2019 at home. Purely Cremations – Starks Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Benton Harbor