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Jack W. Holbrook

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Jack Wallace Holbrook, of Eaton Rapids, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at the age of 82. Born July 9, 1938 to Gerald W. and Myrtle (Slayton) Holbrook in Eaton Rapids, Mich. Jack honorably served in the US Army during the Korean War. After being honorably discharged, he became a pilot, owned his own airplane and did aerial photography for ASCS. Jack also purchased land, built his own house from the ground up with his loving wife, Gerry, and raised both animals and agriculture on his farm. He specialized in dairy farming for many years and later focused more on produce. His farm had all kinds of animals including Bison, where he had up to 21 at one time. Jack taught stain glass classes for adult education in Eaton Rapids for two years, and he was a 4-H Leader. He was the owner/ operator of Jack & Sons Garden Produce that started on the corner of Spicerville Highway and Royston Road, and more recently on the corner of M-99 and Columbia Road. This produce stand allowed him to showcase his produce, cheeses and his specialty homemade ice cream. Jack was a jack-of-all-trades and the guy that many would go to for help because he was very knowledgeable and wouldn’t turn anyone away. Most of all, Jack loved his family and the time he was able to spend with them all. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and passing along his knowledge to all of them. Jack was a beloved man who will be dearly missed by all who remember him. Preceding him in death were his parents; sister, Judy Dowding; grandchildren, Gerald Holbrook II, Nicole Holbrook; great-grandchildren, Hunter Abbott, Hunter Holbrook and Cyrus Lea.
Surviving are his wife, Gerry Holbrook; their children, Connie Holbrook, Gerald Holbrook, Bart (Brenda) Holbrook, Stacy Holbrook; 13 grandchildren, Roberta (Scott) Bean, Nichelle Andrews, Autumn (Chris) Holbrook, Kendra (Chris) Holbrook, Matthew (Ashley) Kreis, Jack Holbrook, Dustin (Michelle) Holbrook, Mika Holbrook, William (Julie) Briggs, Leora (Chris) Lea, Megan Briggs, Donald (Naomi) Abbott, Johnathan Briggs; 24 great-grandchildren; sisters, Virginia McCarrick, JoAnne Holbrook, June (Buddy) Riley; brother-in-law Don Dowding; numerous nieces and nephews as well as many extended family and friends.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on May 28, 2021 at Oakwood Cemetery in Hamlin Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be to the family to help defer costs, in care of Stacy Holbrook. To share memories and condolences, please visit SkinnerFuneralHomes.com.

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Sharon L. Satterlee

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Sharon Lee Satterlee, of Eaton Rapids, Mich. passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at the age of 82. Sharon was born on December 4, 1938 in Onondaga Township, the eighth of nine children born to Ermen and Ruth (Stevens) Satterlee. She attended Eaton Rapids Public Schools and graduated class of 1956. Sharon went to work for the State of Michigan in the Vital Records Department, retiring after 42 year of service, at the age of 60. She enjoyed trips to Firekeepers with the Eaton Area Senior Center in Charlotte, and was an avid bowler, bowling at Char Lanes in Charlotte.
Sharon is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Curtis, Harlan, L.C., Larry, Keith and Kenneth Satterlee; and sisters-in-law, Sherley Satterlee, Betty Satterlee, Sharon Satterlee, Norma Satterlee; and brother-in-law, Charley Lea.
Surviving are her sister, Shirley Lea; brother, Brent Satterlee; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service took place on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Onondaga Cemetery. The family received friends at Skinner Funeral Homes. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to A.S.C.P.A. in memory of Sharon. To share memories or leave condolences please visit SkinnerFuneralHomes.com

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Sharon L. Weaver

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Sharon Lee Weaver, 73 of Olivet, a great mother, wife, and sister, a lady that others trusted their hair to for over 30 years, died at her home with family by her side on May 4, 2021. Born in Charlotte, Mich. on April 11, 1948, she was one of four children of John and Nona (Root) Brandon. Always a very pleasant and friendly lady, Sharon easily made friends when she played BINGO each week, and with her many clients that trusted her to make sure their cut and style was always well cared for. She volunteered at the Eaton Area Senior Center and enjoyed meeting people there too. Some of the activities she enjoyed included weekly trips to Firekeepers Casino, gardening, watching and feeding the birds at her home, and travel…especially trips to Florida and to Las Vegas. A proud mom, Sharon loved her children and often told them how proud she was of them and their successes.
Sharon is survived by her husband of 37 years, Edwin; children, Jodi (Joe) Waid, Tari (Bill) Connell, Ed (Yvonne) Weaver Jr., and Nick Weaver; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren (and one more on the way); siblings, Sally Porter, Bonnie Vincent, and John (Ann) Brandon. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers-in-law, Bill Porter and Bob Vincent; and mother-in-law, Peggy Weaver.
The family is planning a memorial at a later date. If desired, the family suggests memorial contributions to Eaton Area Senior Center. Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Sharon on her tribute page at PrayFuneral.com. The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.

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LeRoy R. Sedore

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LeRoy R. Sedore, age 80, of Charlotte, Mich. passed way December 17, 2020. Born February 12, 1940 at home in Grand Ledge, Mich. to Harold Ezra and Dorothy May Sedore. LeRoy married Bonita (Bonny) McClure in 1961, preceded him death. They were married for 58 years, together being life residents of Charlotte, they raised three children, Harold, Christel, and Susan.
LeRoy was a devoted and loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He worked at Lyndell Drop Forge for 26 years until their closing in 1989; was the owner and operator of Sedore’s Body Shop from 1981 to 1986, and worked at Spartan Motors until his retirement in 2006. LeRoy loved to spend time with his family, also being the #1 fan at their sporting events, which he did not miss a one.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his wife Bonny, daughter Christel, brother Shirley Sedore, brothers-in-law Thomas Clay and Charles Wells, and his parents.
Surviving include son, Harold (Robin) Sedore; daughter Susan (Rick DeWolfe) Sedore; grandsons, Casey (Lupita) Sedore, Cody Sedore; granddaughters, Nicole Adams and Kayla Wright; and seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Leslie (Janice) Sedore, Michael (Mary) Sedore; sisters, Janet Clay and Jeanie Michaels.
Graveside service will be held Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 1 p.m. at the Meadowbrook Cemetery, M-43, Mulliken, MI. The family has entrusted arrangements to Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. Online condolences may be shared at petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com.

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Pamela M. Treat

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Pamela “Pam” May Treat, 66, of Bellevue, Mich. passed away on April 29, 2021 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Pam was born on June 11, 1954 in Battle Creek, Mich. to Melvin “Bill” and Charlotte (Love) Swartz.
She was a 1972 graduate of Bellevue High School.
Pam spent most of her time working in the medical field. She worked at Fruin Pharmacy, DayOne Family Health Care, Bellevue Medical, Marshall Medical, retiring from the Battle Creek Veterans Affairs Medical Center in 2020 as an Advanced Medical Staff Assistant.
Pam’s family was her everything. She married her high school sweetheart, Jim Treat on August 25, 1972. They were married for 48 years. As they raised their boys, she loved spending time with them snowmobiling at the cabin, camping and being their biggest cheerleader at sporting events. She spent much of the last several years attending her grandchildren’s, great-nieces’ and great-nephews’ sporting events and other extracurricular activities. Being a kind and outgoing person, you could more than likely find her visiting with friends and family or spending time with Jim at their cottage, taking boat rides or out for a ride in their Mustang. While Pam didn’t spend much time at home as she was always on the go, when she did, she found special joy in baking with her mom or sitting down with a good book.
Pam is survived by her husband, James “Jim” Treat; her mother, Charlotte Swartz; her children, Chad (Jami) Treat of Bellevue, Mich. and Jeff (Natalie) Treat of Olivet, Mich.; her grandchildren, Gabrielle Higgins of Olivet, Mich., Jordyn Treat of Bellevue, Mich., Madelyn Treat of Olivet, Mich. and Carter Treat of Bellevue, Mich.; her siblings, Denny (Joyce) Swartz of Bellevue, Mich., Margie Coy of Bellevue, Mich. and her twin- sister Pat (Mary Goheen) Dowding of Battle Creek, Mich.; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her father.
Funeral services for Pam were held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services, 723 US Hwy. 27 N., Marshall, Michigan with Pastor Jim Codde officiating. Interment took place at Bellevue Riverside Cemetery in Bellevue, Mich.
Memorial contributions are requested to Bellevue Good Samaritan.
Please visit kempffuneralhome.com to view the online obituary, to sign the online guestbook or to leave the family condolences.

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Raymond D. Winters

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Raymond D. Winters, age 88, of Charlotte, died on April 18, 2021. He was a line worker for Fisher Body.
Visitation will take place on Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, followed by a memorial at 12 noon, at the South Cochran Church of God in Charlotte, Mich.

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Teddy H. Whipple

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Teddy “Ted” Harvey Whipple, age 89, of Charlotte, lost his battle with dementia and heart issues at his home on May 1, 2021. He was born in Mason, Mich. to Olive Whipple. He went on to graduate from DeWitt High School in 1952. Ted had varied work experiences throughout his life. They consisted of managing a horse-riding stable near Higgins Lake, working at the Ford garage in Grand Ledge and Charlotte, driving for Crandell Trucking where he became a broker and owner/operator, driving for Central Transport, Inspector and Assistant Show Manager for the Appaloosa Horse Association. He also traveled throughout the U.S. tattooing and identifying appaloosa horses and served as Director of the Michigan Appaloosa Horse Association for many years. Ted was well respected and enjoyed serving as a judge at many 4-H fairs across Michigan and bordering states. He enjoyed snowmobiling and was a charter member of the Charlotte Eagles Aerie 3552. Ted was a faithful Christian who accepted Christ as his Savior in March of 1968.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Marsha (Howe) Whipple; sons: Clayton (Ruth) Whipple of Charlotte, Kevin (Joy) Whipple of Charlotte; daughter, Brenda Whipple of Illinois; stepson, Randy (Kim) Howe of LaSalle; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters: Margie Lotre of DeWitt, Peggy Longcor of Dansville; sister-in-law, Lori (Rick) Olson; and brother-in-law, Tom Howe; and many nieces and nephews.
Ted was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Olive and Victor Ward; and two brothers, Jerry Ward and Rex Ward.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at the Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home with Pastor Lyle Robinette officiating.
Those desiring, may make contributions in Ted’s honor to Hospice of Lansing.
To view Ted’s obituary online or to leave a condolence for the family please visit Burkhead-Green-Kilgo.com.

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Bruce T. Doig

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Bruce Thomas Doig, age 59, of Nashville, passed away unexpectedly and entered into God’s eternal glory at his home on Sunday, May 2, 2021. He was born January 30, 1962, in Lansing, Mich. the son of Donald and Sarah (Bickler) Doig. Bruce graduated from Okemos High School with the class of 1980. On February 19, 2005, he married Kimberly Sue Atwood at Christ Lutheran Church in Monroe. Bruce adored his family and loved just being together with Kim and Aaron. He had a servant’s heart and could often be found working in his quiet way to see to it that others were always taken care of before himself. He was a faithful member of First Lutheran Church of Charlotte, where he often served in numerous different compacities. Bruce was a wonderful cook and his family always looked forward to his next culinary treat. He was an avid Coca Cola collector and enjoyed WWII history.
Bruce is survived by his wife of 16 years, Kim; son, Aaron; sisters: Drusilla Qualman of Worthington, Ohio., Melissa (Gary) Girty of Lakeside, Calif.; and countless friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church with Rev. Jim Eggert officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Those desiring, may make contributions in Bruce’s honor to the First Lutheran Church 550 E. Shepherd St., Charlotte, MI 48813.
To view Bruce’s obituary online or to leave a condolence for the family please visit Burkhead-Green-Kilgo.com.

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Sharron Christine (Bruce) Medlock

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Sherry, 75 of Kalamazoo, Mich., formerly of Charlotte, Mich., passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 2, at Ely Manor Nursing Home in Allegan, Mich. after a courageous fifteen-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Sherry was born September 11, 1945 in Henderson, Nev. to Kenneth and Patricia (Bouska) Bruce. Sherry grew up in Charlotte and graduated from Charlotte High School in 1963. She attended Lansing Beauty School. She retired from Dr. David Fedewa, DDS, Dewitt, Mich.
Sherry will be remembered for her smile and always giving three kisses!
Sherry is proceeded in death by her parents, Kenneth & Patricia Bruce and her stepmother, Vera Bruce.
Sherry is survived by her husband Howard Medlock of Kalamazoo; brother Mike (Annette) Bruce of Charlotte; daughter Cara (Shane) Bailey of Springport; daughter Amy (Mark) McKibbin of Plainwell; son Josh (Lori) Batzloff of Kalamazoo; daughter Kate (Todd) Stanton of Potterville; son Steve (Sara) Medlock of Lansing; and cousin Patty (Ron) Norman of Potterville.
Sherry loved all of her grandchildren dearly, as they loved her. Corey (Autumn) Freeman of Eaton Rapids, Curtis (Erinn) Freeman of Eaton Rapids, Christine (John) Hackworth of Eaton Rapids, Elizabeth (Adam) Cripe of Dorr, Benjamen (Jade) Archer of Kentwood, Emily Batzloff, and Elijah Batzloff of Kalamazoo, as well as many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at the Eaton Area Senior Center in Charlotte on Sunday, May 23 at 1 p.m. A light luncheon will be served.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the Eaton Area Senior Center Vera Bruce Scholarship Fund and to the Parkinson’s Foundation.

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David Ammon

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David Ammon, age 77, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully into the arms of his Savior Friday, April 30, 2021. He was born October 9, 1943, in Battle Creek the son of Lawrence and Bertha (Southworth) Sederlund. Dave graduated from Charlotte High School with the Class of 1961. Soon after graduating, Dave honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. On February 1, 1969, he married the love of his life, Donna Lee Randell in Bellingham, Wash. Dave was a soft-spoken man who had a heart for others. He cherished his family and loved being together. He enjoyed reading and traveling in his spare time. Dave was a faithful member of First Baptist Church for many years. He retired after nearly 40 years of service from Unisys.
Dave is survived by his wife of 52 years, Donna; daughter-in-law, Betty (Aaron) Terbeck of Grand Rapids; grandchildren: David Ammon, Alan Ammon, Charlotte Ammon; sister, Martha (Ray) Lawrence; sister-in-law, Patsy (Gary) LaBree; brothers-in-law: Tim (Kathy) Randell, Joe (Joanie) Randell; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sons: Tim Ammon in 2001 and James Ammon in 2018; sister, Roberta Johnson; brother, Jon Sederlund; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Jacob and June Randell.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 10, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church with Pastor Pete Kroll officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. A graveside service with military honors will follow at 2 p.m. at Maple Hill Cemetery.
Those desiring, may make contributions in Dave’s memory to First Baptist Church, Parkinson’s Foundation, or McLaren Hospice.

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