Life Stories

Obituary for Aaron M. Demarest

   Life Stories | Posted on January 30, 2019
Aaron M. Demarest, 65, of St. Joseph, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at home. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at Allred Funeral Home, Berrien Springs, where friends... read more

Obituary for Dorothy E. Bradford

   Life Stories | Posted on January 24, 2019
Dorothy Bradford, 86, former area resident, died January 15, 2019, in Springdale, Arkansas. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University, Berrien Springs,... read more

Death of Mary Faye Dunn

| Posted on January 17, 2019
Mary Faye Dunn, age 85, a longtime resident of Cassopolis, died peacefully Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, at her home in the comfort of her family’s presence. She was born July 20, 1933, the oldest... read more

Obituary for Robert Charles Butts

   Life Stories | Posted on January 17, 2019
Robert Charles Butts, 87, a longtime resident of Berrien Springs, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at Royalton Manor. Born November 2, 1931, he grew up in Streator, Illinois, the adopted son of Charles and... read more

Memorial Service for Charles W. "Knobby" Mauro

   Life Stories | Posted on January 17, 2019
Charles W. “Knobby” Mauro passed away peacefully on January 8, 2019. His Celebration of Life will be held at Pioneer Memorial Church in Berrien Springs, Michigan, on February 2, 2019, at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations... read more

Obituary for Joyce Arlene Fitch

   Life Stories | Posted on January 17, 2019
Joyce A. Fitch, 93, of Berrien Springs, passed away at her home on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Services will be held at a later date. Following cremation, her ashes will be returned to Rose... read more

Death of PT Alum Michael Kofi Adu

   Life Stories | Posted on January 17, 2019
Michael Kofi Adu, age 37, of Columbia, Maryland, passed away on Jan. 13, 2019. Michael earned a BHS in 2005 and a Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2007 from Andrews University. A celebration of Michael’s life will be... read more

Obituary for Ruth Elizabeth Merkel

   Life Stories | Posted on January 10, 2019
Ruth Elizabeth (Vitrano) Merkel was born on November 23, 1931, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Justus and Grace (Parfitt) Vitrano. She died on January 8, 2019, in Ooltewah, Tennessee, at the age of 87 years, 1 month and 16... read more