Mary Jane Young, of Three Rivers

April 23, 1939 — April 27, 2021

Mary Jane Young, 82, of Three Rivers, originally from Cassopolis, died Tuesday, April 27, 2021.

She was born April 23, 1939, in Niles, born to Harold and Marie Huffman. she married Durrell Junior Young Oct. 13, 1962, in Cassopolis. He preceded her in death Jan. 1, 2015.

Mary Jane was a devoted daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She cherished spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed knitting and would knit baby blankets, hats, mittens, and booties for her family. Mary Jane loved going for drives in the country with her best friend. She would get her family together for dinner every Sunday. She had a big heart and loved taking care of people.

Mary Jane will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by two grandchildren, Ryan (Theresa) Ismay and Amy (Donnie) Johnson, both of Three Rivers; three great grandchildren, Emily Kate, Jaden Bishop, Jordan Durrell; and a host of nieces and nephews. she was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her daughter, Linda Jane Bowerman; two sisters, Naomi Szot and Mary Huffman.

The family will observe a private remembrance at this time. A memorial will be held on a date and a time to be announced.

The family prefers contributions in memory of Mary Jane be made to Cass County Council on Aging, Post Office Box 5, Cassopolis, Michigan 49031.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Please share a memory or a message online: wagnercares.com.

Education

EPS reports no threat to students following report of suspicious individual

Berrien County

LMC supports Biden’s plan for free community college

Dowagiac

Mobile medical unit providing free ultrasound, STD testing

Berrien County

Niles man, Buchanan woman share experiences from COVID-19 vaccine clinics

Business

Greater Niles Chamber of Commerce celebrates business award winners

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Police Log: April 30-May2

Dowagiac

Dowagiac National Guard Hosts Food Truck Muster

Brandywine Education

Tri-County Head Start planning new Cass County facility

Cass County

Cass County commissioners support four-year terms

Berrien County

Broadband survey finds lack of access for Berrien County residents

Cass County

COA partners with health department to deliver vaccines to homebound residents

News

Local EMS to deploy COVID-19 treatments in-house to high risk patients

Berrien County

Niles MSP post searches for missing man

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Van Buren counties report new COVID-19 deaths

Buchanan

Buchanan woman named junior member of American Angus Association

Berrien County

Berrien County Conservation District hosting native plant sale

Cass County

Cass County Fair to host Spring Fling Campout

Dowagiac

Town and Country Garden Club to host annual plant sale

Dowagiac

PHOTO STORY: Dowagiac elementary students thank nurses during National Nurses Week

Edwardsburg

Biggby Coffee location opens in Edwardsburg

News

Fort St. Joseph archaeology virtual camps coming this summer

Business

Two new businesses receive ribbon-tying ceremonies from Dowagiac chamber

News

Niles Renaissance Faire returns May 15 to Plym Park

Cass County

Cassopolis man injured in shooting at Constantine little league game