|*St. Joseph County Obituaries-J*|
Sturgis Journal, 8 November 1997
Sherwood ~ Services for Gene L Johnson, 71, of 607 Farrand Road,
Sherwood, were at 11a.m. on 7 November at the Schipper Funeral Home Ltd.,
The Rev Dave Downs of Chapman Memorial Church of the Nazarene of Vicksburg officiated, and Georgia Oldenberg was organist.
Bearers were Bradford L Johnson, George A Williams, Steven P Williams, David S Williams, Gary R Johnson and Dennis E Russell. Burial was in Matteson Cemetery.
He died 4 November 1997 at the Community Health Center of Branch County, Coldwater, following a brief illness.
copy provided by Carole L Carr
circa 2 March 1993~Sturgis ~ Richard O. (Deacon) JONES, 64, 914 N. Nottawa St.,
died March 1, 1993, at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, as a result
of injuries received in an automobile accident in Coldwater.
He was born Feb. 2, 1929, in Noble Township, Branch County, a son of Floyd and Grace (FAIR) JONES.
On Aug. 18, 1956, he married Nancy CAMERON, in Sturgis.
He attended Brighton High School and Bronson High School and country school at Trayer. He was a Sturgis resident the past 40 years, coming from Bronson. He had been employed at Formed tubes, and in auto sales for Royeton Chevrolet ~ Cadillac, Dan's Motor Sales, Harvey Loomis Auto Sales and Broker Auto Sales. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of the Neuman ~ Wenzel Sturgis American Legion Post 73, the Sturgis Elks Lodge, a member and past president of the Three Rivers Antique Classic Auto Club, the Classic Car Club of American, the Antique Automobile Club of America, the Veteran Automobile Club of America, and past president of the Historic Automobile Club oof Michigan. He had brokered antique cars and was a connoisseur of antiques and vehicles.
Surviving are his wife; one nephew, his wife and son, Terry and Laura HARBAUGH, and Darren, all of Colon; and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister and brother-in-law, Arlene HARBAUGH and Irving HARBAUGH.
Relatives and friends may call after 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Rosenberg ~ Schipper Funeral Home, Sturgis, where the family will receive friends from 3 ~ 5 p.m. and 7 ~ 9 p.m. Wednesday. Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Terry HERSHEY, Woodinville, Wash., officiating. Burial will be in Trayer Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the Classic Car of America for Library Fund or Trauma Unit of Bronson Methodist Hospital. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Note: There was no publication date attached to this obituary.
Transcribed from an original newspaper clipping, 'The Sturgis Journal',
serving the Burr Oak,
Obituary provided by Belle Decker and transcribed by Josephine Reed Foster Garzelloni.
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