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Cremains found in cupboard

Published 9:39pm Wednesday, August 11, 2010

If anyone has information regarding the following individuals or their next of kin, please contact the Dowagiac Police Department or the Yazel and Clark Chapel in Dowagiac.

The cremated remains of the following eight persons were discovered on Wednesday, Aug. 11, in an upstairs cupboard during renovation of the former Groner Funeral Home, 301 Main St.

These remains were apparently left in the building after the funeral home closed three years ago and need to be given to the proper relatives:

John C. Gunn, 1982.

John P. Brown, 2006.

Joseph Livingston, 2005.

Robert L. Wallace, 2001.

Lester D. McDonald, 2000.

Johnnie J. Jackson Jr., 2005.

Frank N. Baldwin, year of death unknown.

Sharon A. Schoetzow, year of death unknown.

Anyone with information may forward contact information to Patty Klug at the Dowagiac Police Department,  (269) 782-9743, or Brad Yazel at Yazel  and Clark Chapel, (269) 782-2135.

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