Obits

Geraldine A. “Geri” Sutherlin, 73, of Benton Harbor, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021. A celebration of life service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Visitation will take place one hour...
Norris S. Arent, 96, of Coloma, passed away on February 16, 2021 at Whitcomb Towers in St. Joseph. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 21 at Watervliet Free Methodist Church in Watervliet, with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service. A private graveside...
Janet was the mother of six children and a bunch of grandchildren. A St. Joseph native, she was preceded in death by her husband Gus Schrubba, parents Fred and Louise Harrsen, and brother Tom Harrsen. As she passed peacefully at home with her family she was comforted by her loved ones and...
Dennis D. Johnson, 66 of Coloma passed away at his residence on Thursday, February 11, 2021.  Per his wishes cremation has taken place. An outdoor celebration of Dennis’ life will be held by the family at a later date.  Those wishing to leave an online remembrance may do so by...
Brad A. Wright, 51, of St. Joseph, passed away at his home on Thursday, February 11, 2021. Memorial contributions may be made to Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation, 2890 Mitchell Dr., Walnut Creek, CA 94598. Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at www.starks-...
Cheryl Ann Querbach, 72, of Benton Harbor, Michigan, passed away on February 10, 2021 surrounded by her loved ones. Cheryl was born on July 28, 1948 to Paul and Dolores Halstead in Jackson, Michigan. She graduated from Jackson High School in 1966, where she proudly played trombone in the...
Irving Rosenberg, 93, of Sodus, passed peacefully, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at his home. Funeral Services will be held at 11am Sunday, February 14, 2021 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, with Rabbi David Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at B’nai...
Nanette M. Henderson, 66, of Stevensville, passed on Friday, February 5, 2021, at her home. A celebration of life will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Burial will follow in Hickory Bluff Cemetery, Stevensville,...
Marcella L. “Marcie” Shindeldecker, 87, of Benton Harbor, passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at Caretel Inns of Lakeland. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, February 10, at 11 AM at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, with Father...
Arla R. Huelsberg, 97, of Stevensville, passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2021, at Pine Ridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. A celebration of life will be held privately at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, St. Joseph. Burial will take place in North Shore Memory Gardens, Coloma. Those...
Adrick “Rick” Holt, 90, passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2021, at his residence. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 1PM at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, with Pastor Tom Bird officiating. Burial will follow at...
Edward J. “Big Ed” Pastrick, 70, of Kalamazoo, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2021 at home. Arrangements are entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel, St. Joseph. Due to COVID-19, Celebration of Life Services will be planned and announced at a later date. Yes, it will...
John L. Tillstrom, 72, of Holt, Michigan (formerly of Schaumburg, Illinois), passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St...
William (Bill) Sinclair passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021, with his daughters at his side. He was born February 27, 1934 to William and Elizabeth (Smyth) Sinclair in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from Cooley High School in Detroit where he played football and ran track, then went on to...
Cheryl Elayne Poisel, 46, of Benton Harbor, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021 at home. Arrangements are entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel, St. Joseph. Due to COVID-19, Celebration of Life Services will be planned and announced at a later date. Memorial donations in Cheryl...
Cheryl Lyn Ruff, 70, of Coloma, passed away on January 30, 2021 at Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 5 at Twelve Corners Community Church in Benton Harbor. Burial will follow at North Shore Memory...
Vicki Lynn Rudell, 71, of Berrien Springs, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at her home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to...
Arne Nystuen, 85, of Stevensville, MI, departed this life on Monday – January 25, 2021 at Spectrum Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph, MI. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel – 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, MI. Arne was born on January 19, 1936 to the...
Pearl Irene Weinhouse, 96, of Michigan City, IN, formally of Benton Harbor, passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Franciscan Health Hospital in Michigan City. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, January 26 at 1 PM at Temple Beth-El Memorial Park with Rabbi Harvey Spivak...
Cammie Hunt, 81, of Coloma, MI passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at her home. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4:00 P.M., Monday, February 1, 2021 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Service, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph with Pastor Jason Olsen officiating....
Larry B. “Cabbie” Pascoe, 73, of Stevensville, passed away, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at his home. Due to COVID-19, a Celebration of Life Service will held and announced at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel, St. Joseph. Memorial...
Sharon L. Siefken, 77, formerly of Stevensville, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 in El Paso, Texas. Private burial will take place where she will be buried with her parents at Spring Arbor Cemetery in Spring Arbor, MI. Arrangements are entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel, St....
Marjorie Mae (Finney) Gahris, 99, of Berrien Center, passed away, Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Woodland Terrace in Bridgman. Private services & burial was held at Riverview Cemetery in St. Joseph. Memorial donations in Marjorie’s name may be made to Caring Circle Hospice or...
Donald A. Miller, 73, of Watervliet, passed away Friday afternoon, January 15, 2021, at his home following an extended illness. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 23 at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma. Visitation will begin at noon and the service will follow...
Sharon Faye Zordan(Frazier), age 73, passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, January 13,2021. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Zordan; her mother, Ruth Frazier; her siblings, Dennis Frazier, Bonnie (Dave) Stinton, and Dolores (Gary) Atteberry; her children, Mike (Jennifer) Zordan and...