Death notices 6-11-12

John E. Bottorff
June 8, 2012
PLYMOUTH — John E. Bottorff, 51, of Plymouth died of natural causes in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, Friday, June 8, 2012, at 2:58 a.m.
He is survived by his wife, Connie; his father, Don; a daughter, Heather (James) Howard of Plymouth; sons, Travis Bottorff of Plymouth, Robert Bottorff of Plymouth; five grandchildren; and two brothers, Phil L. (Cheri) Bottorff, Knox and Tim (Lisa) Bottorff of Pryor, Okla.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2012, in the funeral home.
Burial will be in the New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the family through Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be sent at

Stacey E. Bonnell
June 10, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Stacey E. Bonnell, 48, of Plymouth died June 10, 2012 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Survivors include wife, Rhonda L. Bonnell of Plymouth; daughter, Ashton Gaines of Plymouth; son, Aaron (Amber) Gaines of Plymouth; sister, Ronda G. Campbell of Plymouth; and brothers, Larry (Judy) Bonnell of Monticello, Steven (Brenda) Bonnell of Monticello, Don Bonnell of Monticello.
Visitation is Wednesday, June 13, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral will be Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Condolences may be sent through

Charlotte L. Edwards
June 9, 2012
LAPORTE — Charlotte L. (Watson) Edwards, 91, died Saturday, June 9, 2012 in her home.
Survivors include: three daughters, Lillian Prascak of Three Oaks, Mich., Maria Edwards and Mildred Edwards, both of LaPorte; one son, Charles Edwards of Knox and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 2 p.m. CDT in Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. Burial will be at the Lerch Cemetery, Knox. Visitation is Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. To leave online condolences go to,

Sarah J. Sechrist
June 7, 2012
ETNA GREEN — Sarah J. Sechrist, 90, of rural Etna Green, died Thursday morning, June 7, 2012 in her home.
She is survived by her daughter, Carol (Stanley) Bules of Bourbon; her son, Dennis (Becky) Sechrist of Bremen; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Lavona Gerard of Warsaw.
Visitation is Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Stony Point Cemetery at Etna Green. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be left at

Lois J. Coonfare
June 8, 2012
KNOX — Lois J. Coonfare, 77, of Knox died Friday, June 8, 2012.
She is survived by six children, Barbara Caskey of Plymouth, Charles Blum of Plymouth, Perry Coonfare of Knox, Judy Fulk of Plymouth, Karen Critchlow of Plymouth, and Tab Coonfare of Florida; five brothers and sisters, Dolores Ellison of Michigan, Gerald Skiff of Schererville, Eunice Cleveland of Knox, Beverly Troyer of Knox, Arthur Skiff of Michigan; and 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the family.
Visitation will be Monday, June 11, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. CDT at M.C. Smith Funeral Home, where services will take place Tuesday at 11 a.m. Burial will take place at Bass Lake Cemetery.