The following death notices were received on Monday.
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Charles W. Beacher – Oolitic
Charles W. Beacher of Oolitic passed away Thursday morning, October 7th at Mitchell Manor at the age of 87. Born in 1922 in Illinois to Jacob and Creola Beacher, he was self-employed as a heavy equipment operator and enjoyed trading and wheeling and dealing. He is survived by one son, Lambert Beacher and his wife Donna; two brothers, Ed Beacher and Joe Beacher; one sister, Loretta Jackson; as well as several grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. No visitation or funeral services are scheduled.
Michael Trowbridge – Mitchell
Michael Trowbridge of Mitchell passed away on Thursday, October 7th at his residence at the age of 63. Born in 1948 in Bedford to Kenneth and Jeraldine Trowbridge, he had been married to Faye Gerkin since 1996, had worked for Stone City Products and was a member of the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene. He survived by his wife; one daughter, Michelle Trowbridge; one son, Michael Trowbridge; stepsons, Tom, Lanny and Danny Gerkin; brothers, David Trowbridge, Jerry Trowbridge and William Walker; as well as sisters, Mary Clifford, Marjorie Arnold and Marsha Walker. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Connie Henson.