Don Steele
B: 1948-04-11
D: 2019-03-18
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Steele, Don
Barbara Pitkethly-Roach
B: 1929-02-09
D: 2019-03-18
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Pitkethly-Roach, Barbara
Nongnoot Wilson
B: 1943-07-22
D: 2019-03-17
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Wilson, Nongnoot
Esther Smith
B: 1930-08-26
D: 2019-03-16
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Smith, Esther
Timothy Kequom
B: 1964-04-29
D: 2019-03-15
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Kequom, Timothy
Felix Carpenter
B: 1936-11-30
D: 2019-03-11
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Carpenter, Felix
Roger Cupps
B: 1961-10-09
D: 2019-03-10
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Cupps, Roger
Paul Wilson
B: 1940-03-12
D: 2019-03-09
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Wilson, Paul
Alice Banaszak
B: 1929-04-28
D: 2019-03-09
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Banaszak, Alice
Thomas Frost
B: 1941-06-15
D: 2019-03-07
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Ty Fuller
B: 1999-10-11
D: 2019-03-04
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Steven Auton
B: 1986-02-02
D: 2019-03-03
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Erma Akers
B: 1932-04-03
D: 2019-03-02
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Delwin Stewart
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D: 2019-02-27
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David O'Connell
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D: 2019-02-26
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Alan Hardy
B: 1955-11-05
D: 2019-02-25
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David Sims
B: 1953-07-14
D: 2019-02-24
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Sheila Lett-Smith
B: 1939-07-06
D: 2019-02-20
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Jack Ebeling
B: 1945-07-26
D: 2019-02-19
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James Walker
B: 1951-09-28
D: 2019-02-18
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James Cleaver
B: 1938-04-16
D: 2019-02-16
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Battle Creek, MI 49037
Phone: 269-788-9800
Fax: 269-788-3125


One of the major goals at the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service is to make arrangements easier for the families that we serve. With the help of technology we are able to provide information for families before they come to the funeral home. Listed below are prices for Classified Death Notices, Obituaries, In Memoriams, and Cards of Thanks, as well as deadlines, phone numbers and fax numbers.

Jackson Citizen Patriot   

Website: http://


Ad-Visor & Chronicle  
514 S. Kalamazoo Ave. Marshall MI 49068
Phone: 269-781-5444


Advertising Age  
1400 Woodbridge Street Detroit MI 48207
Phone: 313-446-6000
Metro Times  
733 Saint Antoine Street Detroit MI 48226
Phone: 313-961-4060
Michigan Chronicle  
479 Ledyard Street Detroit MI 48201
Phone: 313-963-5522
The Detroit Free Press  
Detroit MI

 Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor Journal  
106 West Michigan Ann Arbor MI
Phone: (734) 429-7380
Ann Arbor Observer  
2390 Winewood Avenue Ann Arbor MI 48104
Phone: (734) 769-3175
Michigan Live Inc  
111 N Ashley St Ann Arbor MI
Phone: (734) 997-7090
The Michigan Daily  
420 Maynard Ann Arbor MI 48104
Phone: (734) 418-4115

 Battle Creek

Battle Creek Enquirer  
Battle Creek MI 49017
Phone: 269-964-7161
Battle Creek Shopper News  
1001 East Columbia Avenue Battle Creek MI 49014
Phone: 800-870-7083
Fax: 269-968-8586


Blazer News  
3419 South Meridian Road Jackson MI 49203
Phone: 517-787-0450
Jackson County Newspapers  
129 East Euclid Avenue Jackson MI 49203
Phone: 517-796-1000


Colon Express Newspaper  
216 West State Street Colon MI 49040
Phone: 616-432-3488


Commercial Express  
109 South Main Street Vicksburg MI 49097
Phone: 616-649-2333

 Grand Rapids

Community Voice  
1066 Grandville Avenue SW Grand Rapids MI 49503
Phone: 616-243-9090
Grand Rapids Press  
155 Michigan Street NW Grand Rapids MI 49503
Phone: 616-459-1511
Grand Rapids Times  
2016 Eastern Avenue SE Grand Rapids MI 49507
Phone: 616-245-8737
USA Today  
6143 28th Street SE Grand Rapids MI 49546
Phone: 616-957-0660


Country Connection  
122 South Main Street Camden MI 48232
Phone: 517-368-5200

 Paw Paw

Courier Leader  
32280 East Red Arrow Hwy Paw Paw MI 49079
Phone: 616-657-3072
Herald Palladium  
35795 Riverview Drive Paw Paw MI 49079
Phone: 616-657-3250
Hometown Gazette  
649 Woodfield Circle Paw Paw MI 49079
Phone: 616-657-6469


Daily Reporter  
15 West Pearl Street Coldwater MI 49036
Phone: 517-278-2318
The Daily Reporter  
15 W. Pearl Street Coldwater MI 49036


Daily Telegram  
133 North Winter Street Adrian MI 49221
Phone: 517-265-5111

 Grand Ledge

Delta Waverly News Herald  
219 South Bridge Street Grand Ledge MI 48837
Phone: 517-627-6085


Dowagiac Daily News  
205 Spaulding Street Dowagiac MI 49047
Phone: 616-782-2101


Hastings Banner  
1952 North Broadway Street Hastings MI 49058
Phone: 616-948-8051
1952 North Broadway Street Hastings MI 49058
Phone: 616-945-9554

 Saint Joseph

Herald Palladium  
3450 Hollywood Road Saint Joseph MI 49085
Phone: 616-429-2400


Hillsdale Daily News  
33 McCollum Street Hillsdale MI 49242
Phone: 517-437-7351


Hometown News  
314 East Main Street Niles MI 49120
Phone: 616-684-6802
Niles Daily Star  
217 North 4th Street Niles MI 49120
Phone: 616-683-2100


Kalamazoo Downtowner Newspaper  
471 West South Street Kalamazoo MI 49007
Phone: 616-343-4636
Kalamazoo Gazette  
401 South Burdick Street Kalamazoo MI 49007
Phone: 616-343-3511


Marcellus News  
149 East Main Street Marcellus MI 49067
Phone: 616-646-2101


Michigan Community Newspapers  
35540 Michigan Wayne MI 48184
Phone: 313-729-4000


Muskegon Chronicle  
981 3rd Street Muskegon MI 49440
Phone: 616-722-0320


Publication View  
504 Main Street Bellevue MI 48111
Phone: 313-697-8255

 Union City

Register Tribune  
314 North Broadway Street Union City MI 49094
Phone: 517-741-8451


Sturgis Journal  
209 John Street Sturgis MI 49091
Phone: 616-651-5407


Tecumseh Herald  
110 East Logan Street Tecumseh MI 49286
Phone: 517-423-2174


The County Journal  
241 S Cochran Ave Ste 1 Charlotte MI 48813
Phone: (517) 543-1099


The Homer Index  
122 East Main Street Homer MI 49245
Phone: 517-568-4646


The Recorder  
125 E Cass Street Albion MI 48740
Phone: 517-629-0041


Twin Cities News  
127 West Bridge Street Plainwell MI 49080
Phone: 616-685-1177


Village Press  
8965 Park Street Richland MI 49083
Phone: 616-629-5629

Cards of Thanks

This is an insertion in the paper where you thank people that helped you during your time of need. Typically, people thank their doctors, nurses and friends.

Newspaper #1: 100 words $11.75; Additional words $0.06 each
Newspaper #2: $0.44/word


This details the personal data, background, funeral details as well as the survivors of the deceased.

Newspaper #1: Free of Charge
Newspaper #2: $2.49/line; Picture add $20.00

In Memoriams

This generally states the deceased's name and the date of passing. It is not uncommon for survivors to include a short poem that fits the occasion.

Newspaper #1: 50 Words $10.00; Additional words $0.06 each
Newspaper #2: $2.49/line

Death Notice

The death notice gives detail about where the person passed on, who is survived by them and the location and date of the funeral.

Newspaper #1: 20 Words $4.75; Additional words $0.20 each
Newspaper #2: $2.49/line


Newspaper #1: Monday by 5:00p.m. for Wednesday's paper
Newspaper #2: Monday-Friday by 7:00p.m. for next day, Sunday by 7:00p.m. for Monday's paper