June 25, 2017

In Memoriam: Leon Bradley

Leon Charles Bradley, 78, died March 6, 2017, at the Hospice House of Kansas City. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary Elizabeth, brother Eugene, sons Kyle, Karl & Nathan, daughter Shannon and eight grandchildren. Born and raised in Battle Creek, MI, he began his music career touring with Woody Herman at […]

In memoriam: Donald L. McCorkle

October 27, 2016. Age 85 of Westland, formerly of Trenton. Beloved companion of Kristine Dyke. Loving father of Kelly (Tom) Schafer and Kyle (Paula) McCorkle. Dear brother of Ann Tomaselli, Margaret Jane (Dennis) Bruckler, Nancy (Tom Hamrick) McCorkle. Also survived by his grandson Jonathan. Donald was a high school band director and music teacher for […]

Michael Lee Klass – Bay City, MI

Our beloved brother, uncle, nephew, teacher and friend, age 63, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016. Mike was born October 9, 1952 in Bay City to the late Fred and Maxine (Pat Andrzejewski) Klass. He was a retired band teacher from Clio Public Schools and also taught at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School, […]

In Memoriam: Edward Spink

Dr. Edward T. Spink Born September 20, 1932 in Lansing Michigan, died on January 7, 2016 On January 7, 2016 our world lost a true gentleman. Summing up the life of a man who has touched so many in what amounts to only a few short sentences seems nearly impossible. Not knowing were start, I […]

In Memoriam: John Arthur Lower

John Arthur Lower, 72, of Battle Creek died unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, January 7, 2016. John was born July 11, 1943 in Hastings, Michigan to Arthur Warren and Elizabeth (Glerum) Lower. He moved to Battle Creek with his family, attended Fremont Elementary, W.K. Kellogg Junior High and was a 1961 graduate of Battle […]