Family Flux


Haire.—Rosemary Arlene (Cavinder) Haire, 91, died on December 6, 2012 at the Sojourner House of Kalamazoo, Mich.

Rosemary was born April 30, 1921 in Jackson Center, Ohio, to Grover and Rosa Ann (Richards) Cavinder. She was a 1940 graduate of Battle Creek (Mich.) Central High School. She had been employed as an executive secretary at Olivet (Mich.) College.

She is survived by daughters Karen Thorngate and Dorrie O’Connell of Kalamazoo; grandsons Jeffery Thorngate of Kalamazoo and Larry Ward of Slidell, La.; four great-greatchildren and a great-great-granddaughter; sisters June Gardner and Janet Needham of Marshall, Mich., and Beth Jones and Barbara Vantrease of Battle Creek; and many step-children, nieces and nephews. Rosemary was preceded in death by a young son David C. Pratley; a foster son Phillip R. Cavinder; former husband Carl A. Pratley, and husbands Jules R. Roelly and Edwin I. Haire; brothers Raymond, Lisle, and Max; and sisters Doris Cavinder and Jean Spindlow.

Funeral services were held at the Battle Creek SDB Church on December 10, 2012 with Pastor Kory Geske officiating. Interment was at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Pisgah Forest, N.C.

New Members

Alfred Station, NY

Kenneth Chroniger, pastor Joined after testimony: Brad Morrison and Colleen Morrison

Bloomington, MN

(Branch of Dodge Center, MN) Joined after testimony Greg Olson and  Carol Olson

Daytona Beach, FL

Wray Winborne, pastor Joined after testimony Judith Boudreau,  Nancy Sanders,  and Beverly Skervin

Nortonville, KS

Steve Saunders, pastor Joined after baptism Sunni Marie Stanley



Crosby – Neher.  Aaron James Crosby and Micayla Chera Neher were united in marriage on July 28, 2012 in Elgin, MN. Pastor Jason Berry officiated.

Wangsness – Osborn.  Erik Clayton Wangsness and Jennifer Beth Osborn were united in marriage on November 24, 2012 at the Dodge Center (MN) SDB Church. Pastor Bill Shobe officiated.



Neher.—A son, Oliver William was born to Jeff and Naomi (La Croix) Neher of Dodge Center, MN on September 24, 2012.

Holbrook.—A son, William Mathew, was born to Ryan and Kathleen (Sanford) Holbrook of Milton, WI on December 25, 2012.

Cougoule.—A daughter, Madison Stella, was born to Tony and Heidi (Crouch) Cougoule of Santa Barbara, CA on December 31, 2012.

Mackintosh.—A son, Collyn Luke, was born to Adam and Rachel (Parker) Mackintosh of Sterling, CO on January 9, 2013.

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