Obits

Henrietta Crowder, 77, of Benton Harbor passed away peacefully at her daughters house Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Graveside services will be held 1:00 P.M. Friday, July 10 at Shanghai Cemetery on Park Road in Pipestone Township.  Those wishing to leave an online message of remembrance may do so...
Shima Denton Bettig, 88, of Benton Harbor, passed away, July, 6, 2020 at West Woods in Bridgman. A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at 1PM at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph with Pastor Miles Becher...
Norman W. Schaefer, 92, formerly of St. Joseph, passed away, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Community Hospice in St. Augustine, Florida. A Celebration of Life Graveside Service will be held 11:00 A.M. Monday, July 13, 2020 at Hickory Bluff Cemetery in Stevensville, with Rev. David Moffett-Moore...
Bruce Volney Penwell, Jr. of Stevensville, MI died peacefully on July 4, 2020 from an extended illness at Hanson Hospice Center, with caring, supportive Hospice staff and the Lord at his side. Bruce had given thanks, said his prayers, and goodbyes. Bruce was born in 1924 at Pana, Illinois...
Savionna Spain, 7 month old infant daughter of Wyaunaseh McKinney, passed away unexpectedly June 14, 2020 at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids. A Graveside Service of Home Going will be announced in the near future, to take place at North Shore Memory Gardens in Coloma,...
Kevin Lee Cox, 47, of Coloma, Michigan, tragically passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020. Kevin was born on September 8, 1972, in St. Joseph, MI to Gerry and Barbara (Rincock) Cox. He was a happy, bright child with a strong body and mind who lived his life with intensity, though he had...
Carl Frederick Heald, 87 of St. Joseph, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020. A private service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to First Church of God, 2627 Niles Ave, St. Joseph, MI 49085. Those wishing to sign Carl’s book online may do so at www.starks-menchinger....
With heavy hearts, we announce that Peter Alex Ruppel, age 86, of St. Joseph, Michigan, passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, June 27, 2020. He was born on June 18, 1934 in St. Joseph, Michigan, to the late Henry and Mary Ruppel. He graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1954...
Phillip G. Muenchow, 90, of Coloma, passed away on June 29, 2020 at his home surrounded by family. Cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time. Those wishing to leave a message or share a memory with the family online may do so by selecting the link on this page. Phil...
Daniel Fay Louder, 60 went home to be with his Lord, unexpectedly, Saturday, June 27, 2020 at his residence. Service day and time is yet to be set. Donations in memory of Daniel may be made to the New Life Christian Center youth building fund or the the Special Olympics.  Daniel was...
Joyce Ellen (Bartz) Both died peacefully with a smile on her face, on Friday at Hanson Hospice Center with her loving daughters by her side. She was born on July 17, 1925 in Royalton Township to William and Madge (Birdsey) Bartz. As a youngster she helped out on her family’s fruit...
Joyce Elaine Davis, 84, of Benton Harbor, MI passed away on Tuesday-June 23, 2020 at Lakeland Spectrum Health Center in St. Joseph. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Funeral Home – 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, MI. Joyce was born in Galien, MI on April 28, 1936...
Joseph J. Cavazos, 21, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, June 25, 2020 in Decatur as the result of an automobile accident. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 30th, at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service...
Kevin J. Eberhardt, 57, of Benton Harbor, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at his home. A Celebration of Life Graveside Service will take place on Monday, June 29, 2020 at 11 AM at Millburg Cemetery, Roslyn Rd.& North of Territorial Rd. Friends may visit with the family thirty minutes...
Francisco “Frank” Salvatore DeMaria, 77, of Baroda, MI passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 10:00 A.M., Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph with...
Donald E. Johnson, 90, of St. Joseph, formerly of Coloma passed at Woodland Terrace in Bridgman on June 23, 2020. Services with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma, where the family will receive friends beginning at...
Carole Rita Bowman, 77, of Benton Harbor, passed away peacefully, with her loving husband and family by her side on Friday, June 19, 2020 at The Willows in St Joseph, MI. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday June 26, 2020 at 10am at St Bernard’s Catholic Church, 555 E....
Sadie Esther (Davis) Leonard of Benton Harbor, Michigan passed away quietly on June 14, 2020 at Caretel Inns of Lakeland in Royalton Township, MI. She fought the ravages of cancer until she was finally called home by her Heavenly Father. Sadie was born on December 12, 1936 to Walter and...
Matthew Ryan Kihlstrand, 45, of St. Joseph, MI, tragically lost his life while heroically saving another, on Friday, June 19, 2020 in the St. Joseph River. A memorial gathering will take place from 4-7pm, with a celebration of life beginning at 7pm, on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Starks...
Richard Thomas Beaudette, 92, of St. Joseph, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 19, 2020 at the Westwoods of Bridgman. A private committal service has taken place at Riverview Cemetery in St. Joseph. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Caring Circle Hospice, www....
Samuel C. Halliburton, 75, of Baroda, passed away at his home on Thursday, June 18, 2020. A time of sharing will be held on Friday, June 26, 2020, at 4PM, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Friends may visit with the family on Friday from...
Rosine Lucillia (Corey) Long (March 18, 1933 – June 18, 2020) Rosine was raised in a Christian home that centered on service to the Lord Jesus Christ. She graduated from Lima South High School as Valedictorian (Lima, Ohio), and graduated With Honors from Ft. Wayne Bible College (Ft....
Lee R. Knitter, 79, of St. Joseph, passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2020, at his home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Southwest Michigan. Those wishing to leave a condolence online may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com. Lee was born on August 21, 1940, to...
The Honorable John T. Hammond, retired Berrien County Judge and longtime St. Joseph resident, passed away in Ann Arbor June 11, 2020 at age 87 after an extended illness. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be scheduled at First Congregational Church, St. Joseph, at a later...
Jane Ann Wycoff, 73, of Eau Claire, passed away peacefully, with her loving husband and daughter by her side on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at Battle Creek Specialty Hospital. Jane was born February 14th, 1947 in Reed City, Michigan. She graduated from Ainsworth High School in Flint in 1965, and...


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