Top News of 2017

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John F. Walker obituary

John F. Walker, a former industrial design teacher, died Dec. 27 at age 76. Survivors include his wife, Gay, emerita in interdisciplinary health programs. A memorial service is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 15.

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Kamlesh Sharma obituary

Dr. Kamlesh Sharma, assistant professor emerita of biological sciences, died Dec. 21 at age 78. A memorial service will be held in the spring.

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George M. Dennison obituary

Dr. George M. Dennison, a former WMU provost and much-lauded president of the University of Montana, died Jan. 3 at age 81. A May memorial service in Montana is being planned.

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Charlie H. Harris obituary

Charlie H. Harris, a retired staff member in what is now landscape services, died Sept. 21, 2015, at age 91. Services have taken place.

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Charles 'Chuck' Comer obituary

Charles "Chuck" Comer, an assistant professor emeritus of health, physical education and recreation and a former assistant football coach, died Dec. 13 at age 79. Services have taken place.

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Kandeiss-Toi Ross obituary

Kandeiss-Toi Ross, Human Resources, died Dec. 29 at age 60. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, and noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday.