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Lawrence Mr. Walter A. Lawrence “Coach,” age 78, of Rockford went home to be with his Lord and  Savior on Saturday, March 12, 2011. Walter graduated from Leelanau in 1951, where he participated in everything that involved sports. Walt attended Albion College, where he received his B.A. degree. He also ran cross country and track. […]

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Roberts Mrs. Bernice “Peggy” Roberts, age 81, of Rockford went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, February 26, 2011. Bernice loved and nurtured her two children and also gave love and support to many foster children. She was very independent and enjoyed gardening and sewing. She enjoyed making clothing for her […]

OBITUARIES — February 24, 2011

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Coleman Mrs. Kathryn “Kay” Coleman, age 74, of Rockford passed away on February 15, 2011. Kay was born in Fond du Lac , Wis. on St. Patrick’s Day 1936. After graduating from St. Mary’s Springs Academy High School, Kay studied business at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Kay enjoyed the cosmopolitan life in “Fondy,” tooling around […]

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Combs Mrs. Betty Combs, age 83, of Belmont went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011. She was two-and-one-half years old when her mother died and three years old when polio was diagnosed. Her father, a teacher, moved the family to Cedar Springs so they could walk to church […]

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Weaver Wilma Juanita (Lawder) Weaver, 87, passed away February 2, 2011. Born September 10, 1923 in Woodville, Miss., to Pearl (Swartz) Lawder and Rev. J. (John) Clyde Lawder, she was the eldest of four sisters. An itinerant childhood through Enid and Neodesha, Kan., Tonkawa, Okla., and Normal Ill., culminated in Lansing, Mich., with an education […]