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Obituary: Bernard Vernon (Bernie) Brancheau MHS grad dies

Obituary: Bernard Vernon (Bernie) Brancheau MHS grad dies

  By Balinda Zimmerman Bernard Vernon (Bernie) Brancheau died on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 from complications due to diabetes at his home in Texas with his wife, Patricia (Boone) Brancheau by his side. His home was always Milan but he retired to Mercedes, Texas for the winter months. He was a 1964 graduate of Milan […]

Teen honored with video of his life

Teen honored with video of his life

By Joyce Ervin Just days after the death on May 23, 2011 of 15-year-old Ian Jenkins, one of the top goaltenders in the United States drafted by the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League, his high school friend Matt Ervin, who placed the 911 call on that fateful day,  posted on his social media […]

Obituary: Eloise Ruth (Edson) Snyder

Obituary: Eloise Ruth (Edson) Snyder

Eloise Ruth (Edson) Snyder Eloise was born on October 5, 1921 on the southern Nebraska plains in Red Cloud.  Her paternal grandfather was a pioneer Baptist minister.  Her maternal grandparents had arrived by covered wagon to claim a homestead on the Platte River awarded for service in the Civil War.  She was born to William […]

Irma Ward, charismatic religious leader, finishes her life in Oregon at age 103

Irma Ward, charismatic religious leader, finishes her life in Oregon at age 103

Irma Ward was born Jan. 20, 1911 in Los Angeles, California. Her parents were Hugo and Bertha Hermann, German immigrants. When she was a child, the family moved to Antelope Valley in the Mojave Desert. Irma stayed with a family near her school during the week, and went home to her parents on weekends. When […]

Obituary for Beverly Ann Burdeaux (Bomia)

Obituary for Beverly Ann Burdeaux (Bomia)

Beverly Ann Burdeaux (Bomia) Late evening on Sunday, December 8, 2013, Beverly Ann Burdeaux (Bomia) entered eternal sleep with her family by her side. Born on March 2, 1941 in LaSalle, Michigan, she was the daughter of Arnold and Helen (Drewior) Bomia. Beverly was the 9th child of 13 and is preceded in death by […]