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  • Yesterday | via Palladium-Item 

    Jeannette Balzer

    It has been amazing to see the people from various walks of life, reenter her life, sharing stories of love, life, accomplishments and encouragement.

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  • Yesterday | via Florida Today 

    Joseph R. Thimm

    He was born on April 16, 1932 in Detroit, MI to Joseph and Bertha Thimm. He is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Dorothy Saunders Thimm.

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  • Monday Nov 24 | via Southwest Florida Online 

    Melba Miners Dies At 85

    Melba Jean Miners, age 85, of Alva, passed away November 22, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was born Sep. 14, 1929 in Detroit, MI, to the late Barclay and the late Mellie Brickley.

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  • Sunday Nov 23 | via Iowa City Press-Citizen 

    Denise Deacon

    Memorial services will be held at 6:30 pm Monday, November 24, 2014, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service, where visitation will be after 4 pm Monday until services.

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  • Saturday Nov 22 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Hoeft, Kathleen Mary "Kathy"

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for KATHLEEN MARY "KATHY" HOEFT. KATHLEEN 'KATHY' MARY HOEFT, 57 AUBURNDALE - Kathleen 'Kathy' Mary Hoeft, of Auburndale was called to rest with the Lord on Thursday, November 20, 2014, at the age of 57, as a result of natural causes.

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  • Friday Nov 21 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Mary R. Manassa

    Mary R. Manassa, 93, passed away Thursday afternoon, November 20, at the Samaritan Keep Nursing Home where she resided for several years. Mary was born in Detroit, MI, to Nbeeha Kadry Bahouth and Ameen Bahouth on October 24, 1921.

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  • Friday Nov 21 | via WNEM-TV Saginaw 

    Police: Man dies after stepping in front of train

    Police say a 38-year-old man has died after stepping in front of an Amtrak passenger train in suburban Detroit. Police say the man from St. Clair was hit Thursday night several hundred feet from a railroad crossing in Wayne County's Canton Township.

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  • Friday Nov 21 | via Florida Today 

    Gary James Sakowski

    Gary was born to the late John J. and Mary Sakowski in Detroit, MI on December 17, 1933.

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  • Thursday Nov 20 | via The Medina Gazette 

    Casey Reeder

    Casey Reeder went home to the Lord after a courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded to Heaven by her husband and best friend of 50 years, Darrell; her parents, John and Elizabeth Jones; stepfather, Leonard Naylor; brother, Phil, and infant son, John.

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  • Wednesday Nov 19 | via ContactMusic.com 

    Jimmy Ruffin, Motown Legend, Dies At Las Vegas Home Aged 78

    Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown legend best known for his hit 'What Becomes of the Broken-hearted', has died at the age of 78. The late singer's two children Philicia Ruffin and Jimmy Lee Ruffin Jr. confirmed their father had passed away at his home in Las Vegas on Monday , as TMZ reports. Ruffin was born on 7th May, 1936, in Collinsville, Mississippi, as the Independent reports. 2 comments

  • Wednesday Nov 19 | via The Medina Gazette 

    Jeannette "Casey" Reeder

    Casey Reeder went home to the Lord after a courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded to Heaven by her husband and best friend of 50 years, Darrell; her parents, John and Elizabeth Jones; stepfather, Leonard Naylor; brother, Phil, and infant son, John.

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  • Tuesday Nov 18 | via Marshall County Tribune-Courier 

    Ronald L. Bennett

    Ronald L. Bennett, 71, of Belleair Bluffs, Florida passed away at his home Tuesday morning, November 11, 2014. Ron was born Saturday, May 22, 1943 to Ray Bennett and Fern Rigney Bennett in Detroit, Michigan.

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  • Thursday Nov 13 | via WTLC-AM Indianapolis 

    Aura Rosser: Police Kill Mich. Woman After Respondin...

    Two Michigan State police officers have been placed on paid administrative leave after they shot 40-year-old Aura Rosser to death while responding to a domestic violence incident on Sunday, November 9, reports MLive.com . Officers claim that Rosser was coming at them with a knife so they were forced to use deadly force.

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  • Thursday Nov 13 | via NewsOne 

    Re: Police Kill Woman After Responding To Domestic V...

    Two officers with the Ann Arbor Police Department have been placed on paid administrative leave after they shot 40-year-old Aura Rosser to death while responding to a domestic violence incident on Sunday, November 9, reports MLive.com . Officers claim that Rosser was coming at them with a knife so they were forced to use deadly force.

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  • Thursday Nov 13 | via NewsOne 

    Re: Police Kill Woman After Responding To Domestic V...

    Two officers with the Ann Arbor Police Department have been placed on paid administrative leave after they shot 40-year-old Aura Rosser to death while responding to a domestic violence incident on Sunday, November 9, reports MLive.com . Officers claim that Rosser was coming at them with a knife so they were forced to use deadly force.

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  • Wednesday Nov 12 | via WXYZ 

    Mother honors son's memory with $15K donation

    It's been one year since a 14 year old teen from East Detroit High School died after being pulled from his school pool. Despite the tragedy, KeAir Smith's mother is honoring her son's memory with a substantial gift to his closest friends. 2 comments

  • Wednesday Nov 12 | via CBS Local 

    Costars Mourn 'Big Bang Theory' Star Carol Ann Susi

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  • Saturday Nov 1 | via Northern Michigan News 

    Thomas A. Wiegand

    Thomas A. Wiegand, of Cadillac, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. He was 84. He was born August 5, 1930, in Detroit, Michigan, to David and Sylvera Wiegand, and they preceded him in death.

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  • Saturday Nov 1 | via Northern Michigan News 

    Merle Beatrice Kennedy

    Merle Beatrice Kennedy went to our Lord peacefully on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at her home while surrounded by her family. She was 85 years old.

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  • Saturday Nov 1 | via Northern Michigan News 

    Joyce M. Jennings

    Joyce M. Jennings, of Tustin, passed away Sunday morning, November 16, 2014, at Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus in Grand Rapids from lung complications while being treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, which was diagnosed on October 7, 2014. She was 72. She was born on April 1, 1942, in Detroit, to Vern M. and Gladys A. Ostic, and they preceded her in death.

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