Obituaries

Gordon Lackey
B: 1936-06-02
D: 2017-10-16
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Lackey, Gordon
Kathy Halsey
B: 1958-10-13
D: 2017-10-16
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Halsey, Kathy
Norman Mottinger
B: 1940-06-09
D: 2017-10-14
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Mottinger, Norman
Larry Moyer
B: 1950-07-21
D: 2017-10-12
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Moyer , Larry
Charlotte VanNortwick
B: 1973-10-02
D: 2017-10-11
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VanNortwick, Charlotte
Joshua Zdunic
B: 1985-08-23
D: 2017-10-09
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Zdunic, Joshua
Wilma Kerwin
B: 1922-12-02
D: 2017-09-28
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Kerwin, Wilma
Michelle Slone
B: 1961-04-01
D: 2017-09-27
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Slone, Michelle
Audrey Simons
B: 1918-03-26
D: 2017-09-26
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Simons, Audrey
Marilyn Williamson
B: 1954-02-06
D: 2017-09-22
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Williamson, Marilyn
Robert Smith
B: 1935-01-10
D: 2017-09-21
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Smith, Robert
Jerome Nowicki
B: 1941-05-05
D: 2017-09-19
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Nowicki, Jerome
Larry Lash
B: 1938-11-27
D: 2017-09-15
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Lash , Larry
Ronald Anderson
B: 1936-04-06
D: 2017-09-14
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Anderson, Ronald
Joel Neal
B: 1956-02-23
D: 2017-09-14
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Neal, Joel
Ulice Carpenter
B: 1965-02-17
D: 2017-09-12
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Carpenter, Ulice
John Taylor
B: 1937-01-13
D: 2017-09-09
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Taylor, John
Mary Wright
B: 1938-01-11
D: 2017-09-08
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Wright, Mary
Karen Feltner
B: 1962-01-05
D: 2017-09-05
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Feltner, Karen
Sandra Caswell
B: 1948-07-09
D: 2017-09-04
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Caswell, Sandra
Gloria Gilson
B: 1944-11-28
D: 2017-09-04
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Gilson, Gloria

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