Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Michigan Daily Obituaries 08/26/08


    2-9 p.m. Wed. August 27th with services held at 7 p.m. at the Kinsey-Garrett Funeral Home 420 S. Lafayette, (at 5th St) Royal Oak. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Angela Hospice appreciated.


      Wednesday, August 27, 2008, 3-8 p.m. at Girrbach-Krasun Funeral Home, (River Rouge Chapel), 10783 W. Jefferson. In state Thursday 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1440 Coolidge, until time of Mass at 10 a.m. Entombment Michigan Memorial Park Cemetery.

      • Addox R. Horrell

        Addox Ryan (Good) Horrell, son of Cassaendra Horrell and Cody Good of LaGrange, Ind. was stillborn on Aug. 23, 2008, at Parkview LaGrange Hospital, LaGrange. Visitation will be from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Stroh United Baptist Church, Stroh, Ind., where services are at 1 p.m. Wednesday.  Burial will be in Ontario Cemetery, Ontario, Ind. Arrangements are by the Carney-Frost Funeral Home, LaGrange. 

        • Albert L. Carter Dec. 22, 1920-Aug. 22, 2008

          Albert L. Carter, 87, of Temperance, MI, passed away Friday, August 22, 2008, in St. Anne Mercy Hospital.

          • Allen D. Smith

            Allen D. Smith, 46, of Comstock, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday morning, Aug. 24, 2008. He was born March 7, 1962, in Kalamazoo, a son of Charles and Beverly (Johnson) Smith. Allen was a loving father who was always present in their lives and hearts. He was a selfless friend who had a “heart of gold,” and he was always willing to lend a hand to someone in need. Allen was a terrific carpenter and craftsman. He learned his trade from his father and uncles and put his skills to work as a…

            • Alvina Steinke, 95

              Alvina Steinke, age 95, of Fennville, formerly of Kalamazoo,  went to be with the Lord peacefully, from her home, on Sunday, August 24, 2008, surrounded by her family. She was born July 6, 1913 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and married Herman Steinke on January 30, 1936. He preceded her in death in 1999. She retired from Peter Echrich & Son, and was a licensed beautician. She enjoyed her family, friends, baking, knitting, crocheting, going to Canada to visit family and spending winters in Las Vegas.…

              • Amanda Rae Jacobs April 20, 1987-Aug. 24, 2008

                Amanda Rae Jacobs, age 21, of Luna Pier died Sunday. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and 1-8 p.m. Wednesday in the Rupp Funeral Home, Monroe, where services will be held at 12 p.m. Thursday. Chaplain Kate O'Brien will officiate.

                • Amos ‘Andy’ Anderson

                  Amos “Andy” Anderson, local businessman and civic leader, passed away peacefully in his Boca Raton, Fla., home after battling Parkinson’s disease for a decade. Born Feb. 11, 1920, in Clayton, Mich., where his father, Oscar, who emigrated from Norway as a boy owned and operated a lumber yard, the young Amos visited the rapidly vanishing northern Michigan lumber camps with his father. He attended Clayton High School and Adrian College where he struggled between a career in art and chemistry, finally…

                  • Ann Field

                    Services have been set for Ann Field, 94, of Monroe, who died Friday. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Paul Methodist Church.

                    • Anne Godby

                      GODBY, Anne - Age 87, of Burton, died Sunday, August 24, 2008. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 6-8 PM Friday, August 29, 2008 at Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 6063 Fenton Rd., Flint. A private burial will be held at Flint Memorial Park. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society. Mrs. Godby was born February 28, 1921 in Burnsville, MS, the daughter of Lee and Carrie (Shackelford) DeFoor. She married Ross Godby on February 3, 1951. He preceded her in death…

                      • Argyle, Mary Jane

                        will take place Thursday, Sept. 11, from 5 to 8 p.m., with a scripture service at 7 p.m. at Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City. Memorial Mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Traverse City. A complete obituary will appear at a later date. The family is being served by Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.

                        • Arthur A. Huelsenbeck, 74

                          OCQUEOC, Mich. - Arthur A. Huelsenbeck, age 74, of Ocqueoc, Mich., passed away on Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at home.

                          • Arthur Amidon

                            AMIDON, Arthur John - age 61, of Flint, died Friday, August 22, 2008 at Genesys Health Park. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 6063 Fenton Rd., Flint, with Rev. James D. Kleintank officiating. Interment will follow at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Visitation will be held 4-8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Arthur J. Amidon Memorial Fund. John was born August 12, 1947 in Flint,…

                            • Aune M. Gannon

                              IRONWOOD, Mich. -- Aune M. Gannon, 101, of Ironwood, died Saturday evening, Aug. 23, 2008, in Ironwood.

                              • BISHOP LINDA L

                                Wednesday 2-8 p.m. at Harold W. Vick Funeral Home, 140 South Main St., Mt. Clemens. Memorial contributions to "wishes of the family". Share memories at www.vickfuneralhome.com .

                                • BROWN CAROL ANN

                                  Age 56, August 25, 2008. Wife of the late James A. Mother of Shiela (James) Gemelli and James P. Grandmother of Jimmy and Nicole. Daughter of William and Leona Stevens. Sister of William (Patti) Stevens. Carol is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Mass Wednesday 10 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church, 24800 Phlox, Eastpointe. Share memories at

                                  • BRYANT FREDERICK WILLIAM JR M D

                                    Who most recently resided at Seminole Shores Living Center in Muskegon, Michigan, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2008, from complications of Diabetes and Alzheimer's Disease. Fred was born on August 3, 1922, at his parents' home in Laurium, MI. He was the son of Dr. Frederick and Laura Mae (Kahl) Bryant. He is survived by his sister, Dr. Margaret (Dr. Douglas) Wake of Pompano Beach, Florida; several nephews and nieces: Dr. Brian (Dr. Joan) Wake, Dr. Patricia (James) Dauser Townsend, Mary Ann…

                                    • BULGARELLI THERESA

                                      Tuesday 2:00 - 9:00 p.m. Rosary 7:00 p.m.

                                      • BURCHI RALPH

                                        Wednesday 1-9 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Rosary at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at St. Fabian Church, 32200 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association.

                                        • BURK DORRIS

                                          • Berniece Petzold

                                            PETZOLD, Mrs. Berniece Ann "Peaches" (Foote) - Of Davison, formerly of Millington, passed away Saturday evening August 23, 2008 while at the Genesys Hospice Center in Goodrich, MI. Berniece was 64. The family will receive friends on Tuesday at the Hanlin Funeral Home in Millington from 1:00 pm until 8:00 pm for a time of sharing, remembering and to celebrate Berniece's life. A complete obituary will appear in the Tuesday edition. You're welcome to express condolences and share memories…

                                            • Bernita M. Alber

                                              Bernita M. Alber, age 68, of Three Rivers, Mich., passed away  Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at her home.   She was born in Mendon,  on Aug. 16, 1940, a daughter of the late Otis and Emma E. (Rexford) Alber. She had attended Mendon schools. Bernita enjoyed time spent with her family.   Surviving are: her daughter,  Christine (Keith Sanford) Featherstone of Three Rivers; son, Eric Alber of Three Rivers; grandchildren, Carrie (Billy Lowery) O'Connor, Sherry Smithers, Stephanie (Shane Nichols) Smithers,…

                                              • Bertha H. ‘Bert’ Hess

                                                Bertha H. “Bert” Hess, went home to be with her Lord on Aug. 21, 2008. She was born Dec. 22, 1913, to Samuel and Marguerite Dils in York, Ontario, Canada.  Bert moved to Lorain, Ohio, as a young girl receiving her education both in Canada and the United States. She graduated from White Cross Beauty School and excelled in the beauty profession. On April 19, 1936, Bert married Roy C. Hess in Richmond, Ind.  Together, they operated a large dairy and grain farm in Tipton, Mich., until moving to Brooklyn,…

                                                • CARLSEN CHARLES EDWARD

                                                  for Charles will be Tuesday, August 26, 2008, Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes Rd., Clinton Township, MI, 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, August 27, 2008 in state 9 a.m. until time of Mass 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 40501 Hayes Rd., Sterling Heights, MI. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, 18201 Clinton River Rd., Clinton Twp., MI. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Hospice of Michigan, a local veteran's hospital, or…

                                                • CIARAVINO JOSEPHINE (NEE GIACALONE)

                                                  Wednesday 2-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile. Funeral Thursday, in state 9:30 a.m. at St. Therese of Lisieux Church, 48115 Schoenherr (btwn. 21 and 22 Mile Rds.) until time of Mass at 10 a.m. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com, 2 guest book messages

                                                  • COMEAU JOSEPH G

                                                    at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 2201 Old US 23 Highway, Brighton, on Wednesday, August 27th, 2008 will be followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. with Fr. David Howell officiating. Memorials may be made in his name to Ronald McDonald House. For further information please contact Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, Milford, at 248-684-6645 or visit

                                                    • Carlstrom, Carl L.

                                                      will take place Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., with an Eastern Star Memorial Service at 7:30 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Manistee. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the First Congregational Church in Manistee. Arrangements are by Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

                                                      • Charles Pierce

                                                        Pierce, Charles A. Bay City, Michigan Passed away Thursday, August 21, 2008, at the age of 71. The Funeral Service will take place 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at the Stapish Cederberg Funeral Home West. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., on Monday from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. where a Vigil for the Deceased will take place at 7:30 p.m., and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. A complete obituary will appear in the Sunday edition. Stapish Cederberg…

                                                        • Charlotte I. Malady

                                                          Charlotte I. Malady, age 93, of Adrian, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at Charlotte Stephenson Manor. Arrangements are pending at Wagley Funeral Home.

                                                          • Charlotte I. Westgate Malady

                                                            Charlotte I. Westgate Malady, age 93, formerly of Blissfield, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at Charlotte Stephenson Manor. Charlotte was born May 27, 1915, in Azalia, Mich., the daughter of Harvey S. and Mary (Staats) Starkey. On April 4, 1967, Charlotte married Maurice Malady in San Diego, Calif. He preceded her in death in 1992. She was a telephone operator for GTE, retiring in 1980 after 25 years of service. In her retirement, Charlotte enjoyed traveling throughout the United States to visit family.…

                                                            • Cheryl Lynn Brooks Oct. 18, 1953-Aug. 23, 2008

                                                              Brooks, Cheryl Lynn of Milan, Michigan, Age 54, died Saturday, August 23, 2008, at home. She was born October 18, 1953, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Herbert Springer and Helen Scott.

                                                              • Chester Hulst, 81

                                                                Chester J. Hulst, 81, of Zeeland, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at Hospice House of Holland. Arrangements are pending at Lakeshore Memorial Services.

                                                                • Claude Elmer ‘Sonny’ Williams

                                                                  Claude Elmer “Sonny” Williams, age 64, passed away Aug. 24, 2008, surrounded by his loving and devoted sisters. He was born July 9, 1944, in Grubbs, Ark., to John S. and Annie M. Seymore Williams. He was the youngest of eight children. He was, without exception, Elvis Presley’s #1 fan. He referred to Elvis as his “brother.” For Sonny, every day was his 39th birthday and he never met a stranger. Sonny was a unique individual who captured the hearts of his large extended family and everyone he came…

                                                                  • DOPIRAK JEAN T

                                                                    August 24, 2008. Age 85 of Oxford. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Dear mother of Gary, James (Marcia) and the late Steven Dopirak. Grandmother of Jennifer (Russ) Carr, Melissa Fergus, Stephanie Dopirak, Steven Dopirak, Christopher Dopirak and the late Matt Fergus. Great-grandmother of David James Carr and Abigail Carr. Mrs. Dopirak was a Beautician and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Funeral Mass Thursday 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, (715 N. Lapeer Rd.) Family will receive friends…

                                                                    • David Devere Linderman

                                                                      David Devere Linderman, age 59, of Greenville, Mich. passed away at his daughter's residence in Fenwick on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008.

                                                                      • Donna Mae Kingsley

                                                                        Donna Mae Kingsley, age 82, of Mears, Mich., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at her home. A full obituary will appear in The Daily Telegram at a later date. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian. 

                                                                        • Dorothy Sweet

                                                                          SWEET, Dorothy Geraldine - Age 93, of Indian River formerly of Clio, died Sunday, August 24, 2008. Burial took place Monday, August 25, 2008 at Flint Memorial Park, Mt. Morris. Those desiring may make contributions to the American Cancer Society. Dorothy was born October 5, 1914 in Pentoga, the daughter of Albert D. and Esther A. (Smock) Mac Rae. She was a graduate of Central Michigan University and retired in 1980 from the State of Michigan, MESC Department after 25 years of service. She was a member of…

                                                                          • Douglas Kent Zuber

                                                                            FREMONT, Ind. — Douglas Kent  Zuber of Lake James, Fremont, Ind., 56, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008 at Lake James, Angola, Ind. Visitationwill be held 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 27, 2008 at the Beams Funeral Home in Fremont, Ind. Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday Aug. 28, 2008 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 700 W. Maumee St., Angola, Ind., with the Rev. Fred Pasche officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Fremont, Ind. Condolences may be sent online to…

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                                                                              • Eloise C. Crabtree

                                                                                COLDWATER — Eloise C. Crabtree, 86 of Coldwater, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008 at the Laurels of Coldwater, following a lengthy illness. Eloise was born on April 6, 1922 in Coldwater to Roy and Reah (Beery) Fellers. Eloise graduated from Coldwater High School in 1940. She married William Crabtree on June 5, 1942 in Coldwater. Mrs. Crabtree was a homemaker and child care provider for over 50 children in the Branch County area. Eloise was a lifelong resident of Coldwater. She was an active member of the…

                                                                                • Eloise Crabtree

                                                                                  Eloise Crabtree, 86, of Coldwater, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008 at the Laurels of Coldwater. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008 at the Putnam Funeral Home in Coldwater from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Coldwater. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Coldwater. A complete obituary will appear in tomorrow’s paper. Arrangements are being handled by the Putnam Funeral Home in…

                                                                                  • Ethel Van Belle July 24,1922-Aug. 23, 2008

                                                                                    Ethel Van Belle, age 86, formerly of Monroe, MI passed away August 23, 2008 at Sand Hill Gardens Retirement Center in Port Charlotte, FL.

                                                                                    • Eve M. Grubisic

                                                                                      MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Eve M. Grubisic, 93, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008.

                                                                                      • FOURNIER THELMA MARGARET

                                                                                        age 94 and a former resident of Detroit, passed away at West Hickory Haven in Milford on August 24, 2008. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara (the late Don) Kaspzyk of Milford, grandchildren, Robert (Cheryl) Kaspzyk, Jeffrey (Peggy) Kaspzyk, Daniel Kaspzyk, Laurie (Arthur) Thompson, Monica (Tony) Burkel, Glenn Fournier, ten great grandchildren, six great great grandchildren, a brother Donald Peltier and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Noah and Martha Peltier, her…

                                                                                        • Frank E. Niziol

                                                                                          IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Frank E. Niziol, 55, of E-3494 Lake Road, Ironwood Township, died unexpectedly Thursday evening, Aug. 21, 2008, in his home.

                                                                                          • Fred Wiley Aug. 23, 2008

                                                                                            Mr. Fred Wiley, age 70, of Pulaski, Tenn. passed away Saturday, August 23, 2008, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Mr. Wiley was the son of the late Eugene and Mattie Mitchell Wiley and retired from Ford Motor Company.

                                                                                            • Frieda M. Hoffman Aug. 24, 2008

                                                                                              Frieda M. Hoffman, 95, of Monroe died at 8:45 p.m. Sunday at Alice Lorraine Care Center. Arrangements by Rupp Funeral Home.

                                                                                              • Frieda M. Hoffman Aug. 25, 1912-Aug. 24, 2008

                                                                                                Frieda M. Hoffman, 95, of Monroe died at 8:45 p.m. Sunday at Alice Lorraine Care Center. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Rupp Funeral Home, where a vigil service will be held at 6:30 p.m. She will lie in state at 9 a.m.

                                                                                                • GIBSON THOMAS M

                                                                                                  Monday 5-8 p.m. and Tuesday 3-9 p.m. (Monaghan K of C Rosary 7 p.m.) at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd. (btw. 9-10 Mile Rd., just N. of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). In state Wednesday 10:00 a.m. until time of the 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Kenneth Church, 14951 Haggerty Rd. (south of Five Mile), Plymouth. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to St. Alexander's Food Cupboard, 27833 Shiawassee, Farmington Hills, MI 48336.

                                                                                                • GOLOBACK JOSEPH D

                                                                                                  Tuesday 2-9 p.m. with a Rosary 7 p.m. at the Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 30200 Five Mile Rd. (between Merriman and Middlebelt). Interment Holy Sepulchre.

                                                                                                  • Gary Ash

                                                                                                    Ash, Gary David Whitmore Lake, MI (Formerly of Howell) Age 59, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor. Gary was born March 23, 1949 in Highland Park, MI, the son of Lester David and Rosemarie (Brooks) Ash. He was a Veteran of the United States Army, serving his country during Vietnam. Surviving are his three daughters, Charlotte (Kole) Sacker of Gaylord,Kelly Ash of Fenton, and Elizabeth (Kris) Heersink of Colorado; grandchildren, Sydney and Korey Thomas; Rylan,…

                                                                                                    • Gary Lee Bauder

                                                                                                      Gary Lee Bauder, age 58, of Three Rivers, Mich., passed away on Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo. Gary was born Nov. 28, 1949, in Sturgis, a son of Ray Orlo and Grace M. (Haney) Bauder, and was a long-time resident of Three Rivers. He received his doctorate in accounting and was employed by the government for many years. On Dec. 19, 1993, he married Joyce Hughes. Gary was preceded in death by his mother. He is survived by his loving family:wife, Joyce Bauder, Three Rivers;…

                                                                                                      • Gertrude DeJonge, 89

                                                                                                        Gertrude (Pat) DeJonge, age 89, of Holland, died peacefully Friday, August 22, 2008, at  Hospice House of Holland.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Marinus DeJonge; parents, Nicholas and Rolina Beyer; brother and sister-in-law, Manley and Jo Beyer; and sister and brother-in-law, Harriet and Cal Jansen.  She is survived by her children, Ronald DeJonge of New Richmond, Michael DeJonge and Linda Harber of Caledonia, Linda and Joseph Coffey of Ann Arbor, Mary DeJonge of Grand Rapids; grandchildren,…

                                                                                                        • Gordon Phair, Sr.

                                                                                                          BUTLER Township — Gordon Phair, Sr., 70, of Butler Township, passed away Sunday Aug. 24, 2008 at Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo.    He was born February 25, 1938, in Branch County to Willis R. and Kathryn M. (Clugg) Phair.  Gordon was a welder and farmer and enjoyed fishing, hunting and building mini-sprint cars with his sons and grandsons.    He also was a ham radio operator and liked to tinker.  On June 19, 1959, he married Judy Briggs and she survives. Also surviving are sons, Gordon, Jr.…

                                                                                                          • HACKER DONALD L

                                                                                                            Wednesday 2-9 p.m. with Funeral Service 11 a.m. Thursday at Lyle Elliott Funeral Home, 31730 Mound Rd. in Warren. He will be laid to rest at White Chapel Cemetery in Troy.

                                                                                                            • HAGADONE JUNE M

                                                                                                              Wednesday 1-3 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.), 54880 VanDyke at 25 Mile Rd. Funeral Thursday, in state 10 a.m. at Community Wesleyan Church, 11711 26 Mile at Jewell Rd. until time of service 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions would be appreciated to the American Cancer Society or to the American Heart Association. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at

                                                                                                              • HANFT ANNE

                                                                                                                Beloved wife of Sol. Loving mother of Orna Moreton. Loving grandmother of Tamar Moreton and Sara Moreton. Also survived by many loving cousins, nieces and nephews. Services were held Monday at HEBREW MEMORIAL CHAPEL. Interment at Machpelah Cemetery. Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial Chapel, (248) 543-1622.

                                                                                                                • HARVEY JAY E

                                                                                                                  87, of Farmington Hills, August 23, 2008. Jay is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Virginia; his devoted children, Sharon (David) Wilson, James (Lynn) and LuAnn (Butch) Dettore; his cherished grandchildren, Michael (Vanessa), Jayson (Michelle) , Jaime and Anthony (Sabra) and great grandchildren, Michael Jr., Shawn, Christopher, Maria, Samantha and Brendan. Memorial Service Saturday, August 30th, 12 Noon, at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd. (between 9-10 Mile Rds., just N. of…

                                                                                                                  • HOOVER ELIZABETH A

                                                                                                                    Tuesday 6-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-9 p.m. Funeral Thursday 10:30 a.m at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.), 54880 VanDyke at 25 Mile Rd. Memorial contributions would be appreciated to the Arthritis Foundation of Michigan. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com

                                                                                                                    • HUBBELL COLIN J

                                                                                                                      2-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday with Prayer Service 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, Inc., 16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe. In state Wednesday 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass 11 a.m. at St. Clare of Montefalce, 1401 Whittier (at Mack). Memorial contributions may be made to the WARM Training Center in Detroit or University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy in Detroit. Light a candle and share a memory at

                                                                                                                      • HUTSON HELEN M

                                                                                                                        Age 91, August 24, 2008. Beloved wife of Jack for nearly 69 years. Dear mother of Michael W. (Kathy), Joel C. (Sue), and Richard B. (Cathy). Grandmother of David (Laura), Andrew, Melissa Ruch (Bob), Amy Story (J.D.), Christopher, and Sam. Also survived by eight great-grandchildren.Private Services will be held. Memorial Tributes to Humane Society of Donor's Choice. A. J. Desmond & Sons, 248-362-2500. View obituary and share memories at

                                                                                                                        • Harold Lloyd Marshall

                                                                                                                          Harold Lloyd Marshall, age 81, of Muir passed away Aug. 22, 2008 in Ionia.

                                                                                                                          • Henry E. Helton April 24, 1929-Aug. 22, 2008

                                                                                                                            Henry E. Helton, 79, of Monroe, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, August 22, 2008 at 7:07 pm in Tendercare of Monroe.

                                                                                                                            • Howard ?Mike? Ryan

                                                                                                                              Howard ?Mike? Ryan, age 85, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008 at his home near Carson City with his family by his side.,

                                                                                                                              • Imogene Dougherty Jan. 22, 1916-Aug. 23, 2008

                                                                                                                                Imogene Dougherty, 92 yrs. of Ida, died Saturday morning in her home, under the care of Mercy Memorial Hospice of Monroe.

                                                                                                                                • James "Jim" Scott

                                                                                                                                  James "Jim" Scott, age 70, of Grand Haven passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2008, in Muskegon.

                                                                                                                                  • James H. Sanderson

                                                                                                                                    James Hubert Sanderson age 90, passed away at the home of his niece, Dennis and Marsha Decker, on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, after an extended illness.  He was born June 2, 1918, a son of the late Fred and Ida (Stahl) Sanderson and had attended schools in Shipshewana and Kouts, Ind.  On Oct. 9, 1938, he married Hazel June Lamb in Mendon and later married Hilda DeWitte.  James served his country, stationed in the Philippines with the U.S. Army during World War II, and leaving the Army in 1946 with an…

                                                                                                                                    • James Kellum, 48

                                                                                                                                      James Ronald Kellum, 48, of Holland, died Thursday, August 21, 2008. Arrangements will be announced by Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland. www.yntemafh.com

                                                                                                                                      • Jeanette Sulewski Dec. 19, 1934-Aug. 23, 2008

                                                                                                                                        Jeanette Sulewski, 73 years, of Temperance, MI died Saturday, August 23, 2008, in her home. The daughter of George and Beatrice (Cousino) Etue, she was born December 19, 1934, in Erie, MI.

                                                                                                                                        • Jill Marie Oman

                                                                                                                                          IRONWOOD, Mich. -- Jill Marie Oman, 43, of 424 South Norfolk St., Ironwood, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, after a courageous battle with cancer, with her family at her side.

                                                                                                                                          • Joanne C. Spray, 70

                                                                                                                                            EASTVILLE, Va. - Joanne Catherine Spray, 70, wife of Dale Spray and a resident of Eastville, Va., formerly of Cheboygan, passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at her residence after a courageous five-year battle with cancer.

                                                                                                                                            • John Van Coevering

                                                                                                                                              Mr. John Van Coevering, age 83, of Niskayuna, N.Y. (formerly of Grand Haven) passed away August 18, 2008, at Ellis Hospital with his loving family by his side.

                                                                                                                                              • Joseph Phillips

                                                                                                                                                PHILLIPS, Dr. Joseph Age 85 Of Portage, MI Passed away on August 24, 2008 at his home. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, August 26, 2008 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at REDMOND Funeral Home 4100 S. Westnedge- 343-6156 where a Rosary will be recited Tuesday evening at 7:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at 11:00 AM at St. Monica Catholic Church. Fr. Larry Farrell Celebrant. A luncheon will be held immediately following the Funeral Mass. Interment will…

                                                                                                                                                • Joyce Zoet, 74

                                                                                                                                                  Joyce Zoet,  74, of Holland, formerly of Grandville, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008. Arrangements will be announced by the Cook Funeral Home, Grandville.

                                                                                                                                                • June Scherer, 87

                                                                                                                                                  June Holderness O'Brien -Scherer, age 87, of Holland,  died Saturday, August 23, 2008 at Lakeside Vista. June was born in Oak Park, IL. She had worked as a legal secretary for a Federal Bankruptcy Judge in Chicago for 35 years until her retirement in 1983. June was preceded in death by her husbands, William (Barry) F. O'Brien in 1947, and Paul Scherer in 2008. She is survived by her daughter, Linda O'Brien of New York, N.Y. Funeral services will be  Friday, 12 noon at Dykstra Life Story…

                                                                                                                                                  • KAY EDMUND J

                                                                                                                                                    Fred Wood (Rice Chapel) 36100 Five Mile Rd. One mile west of Farmington Rd. Wednesday 1:00 - 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Prayers at the Funeral Home Thursday 9:30 a.m. and Mass St. Colette Catholic Church, 17600 Newburgh Rd. N. of Six Mile 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor preferred.

                                                                                                                                                    • KNIBBE KIT K

                                                                                                                                                      Thursday 2-9 p.m. at the Sterling Heights Chapel of E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile Rd. (at NW Corner of Ryan). Funeral Service Friday 11:00 a.m. at Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to The Kit Knibbe Memorial Fund c/o Comerica Bank at 10 Mile and Ryan in Warren.

                                                                                                                                                      • KOWALSKI JOSEPH A

                                                                                                                                                        • Kenneth Wayne Snyder

                                                                                                                                                          Kenneth Wayne Snyder, 75, of White Pigeon, Mich., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at the Heartland Health Care Center, Three Rivers. He was born in Marcellus, Mich., on July 16, 1933, a son of the late John William and Lillian (Faust) Snyder. Ken graduated from Constantine High School in 1951 and served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953. On June 28, 1958, he married Faye Sherer in Bristol, Ind. Ken worked as a tool maker and machinist at Jessen's Mfg. Co. Elkhart, Ind., for 42 years, retiring…

                                                                                                                                                          • Kevin M. Filiere

                                                                                                                                                            Kevin M. Filiere, age 25, of Adrian passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at the University of Michigan Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.

                                                                                                                                                            • Kevin Michael Filiere

                                                                                                                                                              Kevin Michael Filiere, age 25, of Adrian passed away, Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at the University of Michigan Medical Center. He was born Feb. 2, 1983, in Adrian, Mich., to Dennis Cloyce and Patricia Ann (Hartman) Filiere. Kevin was a 2001 graduate of  Michigan Lutheran Seminary in Saginaw. On June 11, 2005, he married Brandy Bishop in Adrian, and she survives. Kevin was employed at Wesco as an assistant  manager. He was a member of St. Stephen’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. He loved being a father to…

                                                                                                                                                              • LAWHEAD DOLORES O

                                                                                                                                                                Wednesday 1-3 and 5-8 p.m. with Funeral Service Thursday 11:00 a.m. at MacDonald's Funeral Home, Howell (517-546-2800). Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association. Please visit the family's online guestbook at

                                                                                                                                                                • LAWTON ROBERT NEIL

                                                                                                                                                                  Beloved son of the late Irving and the late Kathryne Lawton. Brother of the late Howard Lawton and the late Stuart Lawton. Also survived by his aunt Ruth Goldberg and cousins Linda Lober and David Alan. GRAVESIDE SERVICE 2:00 THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TUROVER FAREIN CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com

                                                                                                                                                                  • LIPMAN ARTHUR

                                                                                                                                                                    Beloved husband of the late Marilyn Lipman. Loving father of Sanford (Kim) Lipman, Deanna Brancheau and Jonathan (Debbie) Lipman. Loving grandfather of Jason, Joseph, and Rachel. Service Tuesday 1 p.m. at HEBREW MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 248-543-1622. Interment Clover Hill Park Cemetery in Birmingham.

                                                                                                                                                                    • LOADER LOIS C

                                                                                                                                                                      Tuesday (August 26, 2008) 4-9 p.m. at the Taylor Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23750 Goddard Rd. (313) 291-1800. Funeral Service Wednesday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Michigan Memorial Park Cemetery (Flat Rock). Please make donations to the Alzheimer's Assoc. or Affinity Hospice. Obituary/Guest Book at

                                                                                                                                                                      • Leonard R. Provo, 72

                                                                                                                                                                        PETOSKEY, Mich. - Leonard R. Provo, age 72 of Cheboygan passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008 at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey, Mich.

                                                                                                                                                                        • Lillian D. DeRose

                                                                                                                                                                          Lillian Darlene DeRose, 66, of Boca Raton, Fla., and formerly of Howe, Ind., died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at Hospice by the Sea Care Center in Boca Raton. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the memorial service time at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6,  at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange, Ind.  Burial of cremains will be in Brighton Cemetery in Howe, Ind. 

                                                                                                                                                                          • Lois Mae Green

                                                                                                                                                                            Lois Mae Green, age 72, of Harlingen, Texas, and Coldwater, Mich., died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at the Sturgis Hospital after being stricken at home with an apparent heart attack.   According to her wishes, cremation has taken place.  A memorial gathering of family and friends will be held from 4 - 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Kolcz Funeral Home. Bronson where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. Ken Kurtz officiating.  Interment of ashes will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                            • MERAY PAUL J JR

                                                                                                                                                                              Wednesday 2-9 p.m. with a Scripture Service at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (west of Hoover) Warren. In state Thursday 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass 9:30 a.m. at St. Martin de Porres Church, 31555 Hoover Road (north of 13 Mile). Donations may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or Hospice of Michigan. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at

                                                                                                                                                                              • MLOSTEK DOLORES

                                                                                                                                                                                Tuesday 5-9 p.m. and Wednesday 1-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster (between Ford and Cherry Hill). In state Thursday 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. Mass at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 31530 Beechwood (at Merriman Road, 2 blocks north of Ford Rd.).

                                                                                                                                                                                • MOJEK HAZEL V

                                                                                                                                                                                  Age 87, August 24, 2008. Beloved daughter of the late William and Minnie Portwood. Cousin of Robert and Marian Burwitz. Services were held privately. Arrangements entrusted to Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 248-435-0660.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • MUNRO HETTY MAY

                                                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday 2-9 p.m., Rosary 7 p.m. at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes (S. of 18 Mile), and Thursday 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass 11 a.m. at St. Paul of Tarsus Church.Share memories at www.mem.com

                                                                                                                                                                                    • MYERS JUDITH ANN (NEE WESSELS)

                                                                                                                                                                                      Age 56. August 25, 2008. Wife of David. Mother of Clinton (Laura), Aaron, Laura (Chad) Harris, Margaret (Richard) Gifaldi and Andrew (Stephanie). Daughter of Donald Crittenden Wessels and the late Dorothy. Grandmother of Chandler, Jude and Jake Harris, Calli, Samantha, Emily Freedom and Jessica Myers, Josiah, Elee and Luna Jane Gifaldi, Sean, Finnian and Dylan Myers. Sister of Joseph, Eva (Robert) Reid, Robert (Terry), Donald (Margie) and Steven (Marcia). Visiting hours Wednesday 3-9:00 p.m. in the Will and…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • MYTYK RAYMOND

                                                                                                                                                                                        6-9 p.m. Monday and 2-9 p.m. Tuesday.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mabel (Martin) Lee July 5, 1920-Aug. 22, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                          Mabel (Martin) Lee, age 88, of Monroe, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday morning, August 22, 2008.

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Marian R. Stump

                                                                                                                                                                                            Marian R. Stump, 91, of 65051 Youngs Prairie Road, Constantine, Mich., died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at her home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Farrand Funeral Home in White Pigeon.

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mary Cashen

                                                                                                                                                                                              Mary Cashen, age 67, of Petoskey, formerly of Hubbardston, passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008 at her home.

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mary Tarro

                                                                                                                                                                                                WAKEFIELD, Mich. -- Mary Tarro, 100, of Wakefield, was called to her eternal home on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility, where she resided and was well taken care of.

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Matthew Paul Mathias

                                                                                                                                                                                                  MEDFORD, Wis. -- Matthew Paul Mathias, 20, passed away as a result of injuries sustained when struck by a vehicle while out running on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, in Medford.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • McKENNA MARLENE

                                                                                                                                                                                                    at the Funeral Home Wednesday 1-9 p.m. Burial will be at Michigan Memorial Cemetery. Please send tributes and view memorial at www.uhtfh.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McMAHON MICHAEL PATRICK

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tuesday 5-9 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Merritt Duane Sorenson

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Merritt Duane Sorenson, 73, of Elberta, with his family at his side, went to be with his Lord on Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, following a long battle with cancer. He was born June 9, 1935, in Benzie County, the son of George and Leona (Roberts) Sorenson. Merritt had worked as a papermaker his entire life and was the owner and operator of Sorenson Paperboard of Palmyra. He was a devoted husband, father, and friend who enjoyed farming, hunting, and fishing. Merritt is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Judith…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mildred E. Westfall

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mildred E. Westfall, age 94, of Spring Lake died Sunday, August 24, 2008, at Heartland of Holland Nursing Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Murphy, Thomas Boyd

                                                                                                                                                                                                            TRAVERSE CITY ? Thomas Boyd Murphy of Traverse City, 70, died peacefully Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at home surrounded by his family.He was born in Mishawake, Ind., on May 6, 1938, the son of Lyman and Lurilla Murphy. Tom enjoyed metal-detecting, fishing, casinos and attending powwows. He shared many funny stories of his life with his family. He is survived by a daughter, Pam Murphy (Larry) Albert; two granddaughters and three great-grandchildren; sister, Patricia Vandeventer; several nieces and nephews. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Myron L. 'Mike' Fafford

                                                                                                                                                                                                              IRONWOOD, Mich. -- Myron L. "Mike" Fafford, 85, of 910 Chestnut St., Ironwood, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau, Wis.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • NATION JOHN GERALD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Wednesday 3-9 p.m. Funeral services Wednesday 7 p.m. and Thursday 10:30 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • NAUMOFF NORMAN A

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  at the Voran Funeral Home (Dearborn Chapel), Wednesday August 27, 2008, 2-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-7 p.m. with the Funeral Service at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Obituary/Guestbook at www.voranfuneralhome.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • NOWROCKE FRANK WALTER JR

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Saturday, August 30, 2008, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Terwilliger Funeral Home, Harris-Sheffler Chapel, in Kaleva. www.terwilligerfuneralhome.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Naida Gish Jan. 15, 1935-Aug. 20, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Naida Gish, age 73, of Carleton, Michigan, died Wednesday, August 20, 2008, in Lincoln Park, Michigan.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Olive Trzecinski

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WATERSMEET, Mich. -- Olive Trzecinski, 84, of Watersmeet, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rhinelander, Wis.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • PAVLIK PALMA F

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tuesday 3-9 p.m. Rosary Tuesday evening. Interment Cadillac Memorial Gardens East Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • PETERSON ARMAND EGON

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Age 95, of Three Rivers, MI formerly of the Detroit area, died August 22, 2008. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday at Haley Funeral Directors in Southfield (24525 Northwestern Hwy). Deacon Fricis Sipols of St. Paul Latvian Lutheran Church, officiating.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • PEUGH CARL E

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Father of Lisa (Dan) Hopkins, Terri (Joe) Conti, brother of Harriet (New York). Grandfather of four. Preceded in death by son, Mitch.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • PLIZGA THERESA E

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tuesday 2-9 p.m. with a Rosary Service 8 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 27830 Gratiot Ave., Roseville. Funeral Wednesday. In state 9 a.m. with Mass at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Patricia A. White Sept. 28, 1939-Aug. 21, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Patricia A. White, age 68, of Dundee, passed away at 10:31 PM Thursday, August 21, 2008, at her home following a long illness.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Paul Hoyt, 66

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Paul Emery Hoyt, age 66, of Batesville, Arkansas, passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2008 in a Batesville Hospital. Paul was born on July 3, 1942 in Douglas, Mich. He was the son of Lloyd M. Hoyt and Madeline Crowfoot Hoyt. Paul retired as a truck driver for Inland Container Corp. and was of the Baptist faith. Paul is survived by three sons, Bruce Hoyt of Horn Lake, Miss., Michael Hoyt of McCordville, Ind. and James Hoyt of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; three daughters, Deborah Pitcher of Douglas, Melissa Budahn of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • QUINN JEFFREY CHARLES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tuesday 5-9 p.m. Funeral Service Wednesday 10 a.m. at the John N. Santeiu and Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster (between Ford and Cherry Hill). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter, 30301 Northwestern Hwy., Ste. 300, Farmington Hills, MI 48334.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • RENAULD DENISE MARIE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Age 44, suddenly July 19th, 2008. Beloved wife of Michael Mann. Mother of Jennifer Renauld, grandmother of Hunter. Sister of David Agristean and Gary (Lisa) Agristean. Loving aunt of Sarah and Anna Agristean, Michael Waugh. Memorial service to be held at a later date.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Richard L. Faryniarz

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Richard L. Faryniarz, 64, of Monroe, died 9:40 p.m. Sunday in his home. Arrangements by Bacarella Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Richard L. Faryniarz Nov. 14, 1943-Aug. 24, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Richard L. Faryniarz, age 64, of Monroe, MI passed away Sunday, August 24, 2008, at 9:40 PM in his home surrounded by his loving family.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Robert Alfred Austin March 16, 1946-Aug. 23, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Robert Alfred Austin, 62 years, of Petersburg, MI, died Saturday, August 23, 2008 in his home surrounded by his family.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rooney, Rev. Bernard G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                THE REV. BERNARD G. ROONEY, 75, of Grand Rapids, died recently.Arrangements are pending at the O'Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Funeral Home, Grand Rapids.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Roy E. Maki

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MARQUETTE, Mich. -- Roy E. Maki, 76, of Marquette, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at his home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Roy R. Fuller

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mr. Roy Richard Fuller, age 92, of Grand Haven passed away Saturday, August 23, 2008, in Grand Haven.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ruth Margaret Kwiatkowski April 8, 1930-Aug. 21, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ruth Margaret Kwiatkowski 78 years of Toledo and formerly of Lambertville, MI died Thursday August 21, 2008 in her home. She had worked at Michigan Molded Acoustics for 6 years, Foodtown and the Pharm and 5 years at Francis Foods in Temperance.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • SELMON THOMAS W

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        "ZOM" Age 49, of Warren, formerly of Berkley, died August 22, 2008. Beloved husband of Cassandra. Loving father of Ashley. Dear son of Peggy J. Selmon and James Selmon, Sr. Dearest brother of Jackie (Steve) Hebdon, James Selmon, Jr., Michael Selmon, Ken (Linda) Selmon, Dale (Donnie) Selmon, Linda (Mike) Lyvonovich, and Ellen (Ed) Wilson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and friends. A special thanks to Samantha Ruffles for all of her time and help. The family will hold a memorial service…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • SLAWEK ALBERT E

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4-8 p.m., Tuesday, August 26 at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 586-997-3838, 3801 18 Mile Rd. (N.W. corner of 18 Mile and Ryan). Mass of the Christian Burial Wednesday at 10 a.m at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, 48115 Schoenherr Rd., Shelby Twp. (N. of 21 Mile Rd.). Mr. Slawek will lie in state at church from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army. Interment at Holy Sepulchre…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • SMOKOVITZ STANLEY P

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Wednesday, 2-9 p.m. at the Taylor Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 9800 S. Telegraph Road. Rosary, Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Interment at Our Lady of Hope Cemetery, Brownstown Twp.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • SPATAFORE MARY F

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Wednesday 2 - 9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W Ann Arbor Road, (btwn Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. In state Thursday 10 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 47650 N Territorial (at Beck) Plymouth. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. To share memories, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • STALLWORTH ALVIN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tuesday 4-9 p.m. at Swanson Funeral Home, 14751 W. McNichols, Detroit. Service Wednesday. In state 11 a.m. until time of Service at 12 Noon at Hope Presbyterian Church, 15340 Meyers Rd., Detroit.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sandra Kapplinger

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Kapplinger, Sandra Ann Arbor, MI Age 59, died August 25, 2008 at the Arbor Hospice Residence. A full obituary will follow in a future edition. Arrangements by Generations.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Scott, Susan Joan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TRAVERSE CITY ? Susan Joan Scott passed away on Aug. 16, 2008, in Traverse City, of health problems.She is survived by her seven children: Tammy Scott of Traverse City, John Scott of Tonasket, Wash., Wendy (Scott) O'Brien and Chad Scott, both of New York City, Jay Scott and Lyndon Scott of Traverse City, and Patrick Scott of Venice Beach, Calif. She is also survived by one grandchild, Connor John O'Brien. Susan was preceded in death by her parents, and her beloved dog, Hollywood. Born on Selfridge…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Shirley Newman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      THOMASTON, Mich. -- Shirley Newman, 78, a 51-year resident of Thomaston, passed away Aug. 23, 2008, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sr. Marie Hurley, O.P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sister Marie Carol Hurley, O.P., age 89, of Adrian passed away today, Aug. 26, 2008, at the Dominican Life Center. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Anderson Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stewart Alley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ALLEY, Stewart Lee - Age 71, of Flint, died Wednesday, August 20, 2008 at his residence. Funeral services will be held 12 PM Monday, August 25, 2008 at Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 6063 Fenton Rd., Flint with Fr. Gary McInnis officiating. Interment will follow at Flint Memorial Park Cemetery in Mt. Morris. Visitation will be held 4-8 PM Saturday, and 2-4 and 6-8 PM Sunday. Friends may share an online tribute on the obituaries page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • TOMICH VIRGINIA ELLEN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Age 71, died August 23 in Troy, MI. Beloved wife of Thomas. Loving mother of Michael and Thomas (Jill). Dear grandmother of Meredith and Sullivan. Also leaves siblings; Ray (Rosie) Smith, Don Smith and Barb Ferry. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held privately. Arrangements with Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Funeral Home, 248-398-6500.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hetty May Munro, 92, of Clinton Township, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital, Pontiac. She was born May 21, 1916, in Detroit.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • VANDUSEN RUTH G

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3-9 p.m. Tuesday and Funeral Service 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile, Livonia. Burial at Holy Sepulchre. Memorials may be made to South Lyon Gardens Nursing Home in Ruth's honor.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Walter D. Godlewski Aug. 30, 1934-Aug. 24, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Walter Donald Godlewski, 73 years, of Erie, MI died Sunday, August 24, 2008, in his home. He owned and operated Walt's Home Improvement for 30 years and prior was a sheet metal worker for Imperial Roofing amp; Sheet Metal.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Walter Godlewski Aug. 24, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Walter Godlewski, 73, of Erie died Sunday in his home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bedford Funeral Chapel, Temperance, where services are pending.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • William Pollard, 44

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      William H. (Bill) Pollard, age 44, of Indianapolis, IN, formerly of Douglas, died on Sunday, August 24, 2008, in Douglas, MI. Bill was born in Kalamazoo and worked as a sales representative for Heartland Foods of Indianapolis, IN.  He was previously employed at the Dunes Resort in Douglas. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Lola Pollard. He is survived by his sisters and brothers-in-law, Cindy and Robert Weck of Climax, MI and Diana and Marshall Anderson of Monroe, MI; three nieces; two…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • YBARRA JAVIER ARIAS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Thursday 9 a.m. at Ste. Anne Church, 1000 Ste. Anne St., Detroit until time of Mass 10 a.m. Interment Woodmere Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • YOUNG KEVIN JAMES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          at Schrader-Howell Funeral Home 280 South Main, Plymouth, Thursday (Please call 734-453-3333 for times). In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Young Children Educational Trust Fund, PO Box 6002 Plymouth, MI, 48170. Share memories at schrader-howell.com .

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