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Obit: Clara Stakenas, 85, Free Soil

April 1, 2014
Obit: Clara Stakenas, 85, Free Soil

Clara Rose (Froncek) Stakenas, 85, of Free Soil, Michigan, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids, surrounded by loving family. Born in Stronach, Michigan, on November 25, 1928, daughter of John and Lila (Kowalski) Froncek, she attended local schools.  On September 2, 1950, she married Edward Stakenas at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Manistee and moved…

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Obit: David E. Morton, Ludington

March 28, 2014
Obit: David E. Morton, Ludington

David E. Morton, aged 57 of Ludington, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 26, 2014.  David was born on September 15, 1956 in West Virginia, and graduated from Mason County Central High School with the class of 1975.  On December 10, 1998, he married Jessie (Peek) Mullins in Ludington and they have celebrated 15 years together. David…

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Martha Ann Paulsen, aged 92 of Ludington

March 25, 2014
Martha Ann Paulsen, aged 92 of Ludington

Martha Ann Paulsen, aged 92 of Ludington, longtime resident of Scottville, went quietly home to her Savior on Sunday, March 23, 2014 following a courageous fight with cancer. Martha was born on June 22, 1921 to Jesse and Dona (Sims) White at their home on Crowley Street in Scottville, 30 minutes after her twin sister Mary.  She grew up in Scottville…

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Obit: Leslie M. Anderson, 86, Branch

March 21, 2014
Obit: Leslie M. Anderson, 86, Branch

Leslie M. Anderson, aged 86 of Branch, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at his home.  Les was born on June 29, 1927 in Scottville, the only child of Martin Bernard and Nina (Edwards) Anderson, and served his country during World War II with the U.S. Army.  On November 27, 1959 he married Phyllis Johnson…

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Obit: Linda Conklin, 65, Ludington

March 14, 2014

Linda Conklin, age 65 of Ludington, passed away at home on March 12, 2014. She was born August 24, 1948, the daughter of Austin and Lilla Berry. Linda graduated from Chelmsford High School and went on to attend Bridgewater State University. She married Jack Conklin on October 9, 1968 in Naha, Okinawa. Linda was employed as a customer service representative…

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