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Mon., 17 Nov 1997

Sturgis Journal
6 November 1997

Three Rivers ~ Ica Lambert, 84, of ThreeRivers, and formerly of Bellevue and Battle Creek, died 4 November 1997 at the Heartland Health Care Center, Three Rivers.
  She was born 12 June 1913 in Bellevue, a daughter of Fred and Clara (Anderson) Boyer. She graduated from Bellevue High School in 1926.
  In 1938 she married Robert Lambert Sr. in Traverse City. He died in 1958.
   She was employed as a seamstress for Gallagher Industries in Battle Creek for 23 years, and she was involved as a foster grandparent aide in the Battle Creek Schools.
   A member of the Baptist Church of Bellevue and Battle, she also enjoyed reading, sewing, working crossword puzzles and spending time with her family.
   Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Esther Lambert Jr of Centreville; two daughters and a son-in-law, Martha Darlene and James Anthony of Sherwood and Diane Morse of Wisconsin; 13 grandchildren, five stepgrandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren; seven brothers, Fred of Bellevue, Ralph of Florida, Clarence of Battle Creek, Clair and Ernest of Bellevue, Ralph of Florida, Clarence of Battle Creek, Clair and Ernest of Bellevue, Arthur of Battle Creek, and Donald of Florida; two sisters, Lottie Howard and Edith Ayres, both of Battle Creek. She was preceded in death by her parents, one stepgrandchild, Carrie Anthony; and six brothers, John Jesse, William, Jay and two in infancy.
   Relatives and friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Eley Funeral Home of Centreville, where services are at 11a.m. Friday. The Rev. David Peterson of Centreville Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Bellevue.
   Memorials may be directed to the family. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
 

Sturgis Journal
8 November 1997
  Services for Ica Lambert, 84, of Three Rivers, and formerly of Bellevue and Battle, were at 11a.m. on 7 November at the Eley Funeral Home of Centreville. The Rev David Peterson of Centreville Baptist Church officiated.
  Bearers were Wayne Lamber, Shawn Lambert, Mark Lambert, Bill Anthony, David Anthony, John Settler and Daniel Anthony.
 

Copy provided by Carole L Carr

Tue., 4 Nov 1997
Louise H. LEE

  Burr Oak ~ Louise H. LEE, 56, 60872 Shoreline Drive, Long Lake, died 9 June 1988, at Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo. She had been seriously ill since August 1987.
  She was born 15 May 1932, in Moncks Corners, South Carolina, a daughter of N.F. and Corine
(SIMS) WEST.
  On 17 November 1968, she married James B. LEE in Nottawa.
  She had lived at Long Lake since 1968, coming from Moncks Corners.
  She was a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Southern Baptist Church, Moncks Corners.
  Surviving are her husband; one daughter, Mrs Kenneth (Cathy) ZINSMASTER, Leonidas; one step-daughter, Mrs Tim (Michelle) DOENGES, Burr Oak; five grandchildren; mother, Corine
WEST, Moncks Corners; two sisters, Venna Lee HOBBS, Moncks Corners, and Thelma
MOFFITT, Kevil, Kentucky; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father and two sisters.
  There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Graveside services are at 11 a.m. Monday at Lakeside Cemetery, Colon with David J. FARRELL officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends anytime Saturday and Sunday afternoon at the home of James B. LEE. Arrangements were handled by the Schipper Funeral Home, Colon.
  Memorials may be directed to the Colon Rescue Squad. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.

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Transcribed from an original newspaper clipping, 'The Sturgis Journal', serving the Burr Oak, Michigan area.

Obituary provided by Belle Decker and transcribed by Josephine Reed Foster Garzelloni.

Fri., 26 Dec 1997
LITTLEFIELD
 
10 JUL 1961
  Emerson LITTLEFIELD passed away 8 Jul 1961 in Sturgis, Michigan. One of the pioneer families in Sturgis. Leaves wife, Cora. Children: Marian GOSPELL of Florida, Frances NOEL of Colorado, Edmund LITTLEFIELD of Bronson, Edith SAGE of East Detroit, Michigan, Charles LITTLEFIELD of Bronson, John LITTLEFIELD of Sturgis, Nolan LITTLEFIELD of Burr Oak, Maurice LITTLEFIELD of Sturgis and Mary GROVE of Burr Oak. 23 Grandchildren.

Transcribed from an original newspaper clipping, 'The Sturgis Journal', serving the Sturgis, Michigan area.
This obituary was submitted by Ann Littlefield

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