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Obit: Joseph Armstrong, 84, Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Free Soil.

September 19, 2014

Joseph Armstrong, 84, of Dayton, OH longtime resident of Free Soil, passed away early Wednesday morning, September 17, 2014 at his Ohio home cradled by his family.  He was born on September 2, 1930, in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Robert and Velma (Smith) Armstrong, and graduated from Free Soil High School.  He was an avid sports enthusiast and devout Christian.  He enjoyed fishing and the outdoors;…

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Obit: Laura Lamrock, 103, Scottville.

September 8, 2014

Laura M. Lamrock aged 103 of Scottville, passed away on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  Laura was born on November 4, 1910 in Mason County to Charles and Anna (Pleiness) Stoevsand, and attended Fern School in Eden Township.  Her first marriage was to Wilbur Matthews, and he preceded her in death in 1932.  She later married Phillip Lamrock on…

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Obit: Kathryn Lyon, 77, Ludington.

September 2, 2014
Obit: Kathryn Lyon, 77, Ludington.

Kathryn Louise Lyon, age 77 of Ludington, went home to Jesus on Sunday, August 31, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Richard; children, Mark (Tiffany) Lyon of Saratoga, CA., Susan (Steve) Merrill of Lowell, MI; grandchildren, Alexander and Jack Lyon, Aidan Roustan, Zachary and Mackenzie Merrill; sister, Donna J. (Glen) Murphy; and nieces and nephews.…

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Obit: Willadeen Rader, 89, Branch

August 28, 2014
Obit: Willadeen Rader, 89, Branch

Willadeen “Billie” Rader, age 89 of Branch, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  Billie was born on November 15, 1924 in Oceana County, the daughter of John and Olga (Holtz) Teichthesen, and graduated from Montague High School with the class of 1942.  On November 11, 1944, she married Richard “Dick” Rader in Montague and they celebrated…

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Obit: Roger Barnard, 68, Traverse City

August 26, 2014
Obit: Roger Barnard, 68, Traverse City

Roger Dean Barnard, age 68 of Traverse City, former resident of Ludington passed away peacefully on Friday, August 22, 2014 at the Munson Hospice House.  Roger was born on December 30, 1945 in Saginaw, the son of Harry and Ella Barnard.  After the birth of his sister Lois, the family moved to Scottville in 1949 where he was raised and graduated from…

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