Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Michigan Daily Obituaries 08/27/08


    Beloved husband of Barbara Allen. Dear father of Aaron Allen, Michael (Joanne) Allen, Randee (Barry) Feldman, Garry (Marlene) Zeitlin, Barry (Lisa) Zeitlin and Marc Zeitlin. Loving grandfather of Seth Allen, Alan (Andrea) Goldsmith, Allen, Bryan, Caryn, David, Lindsay and Carly Zeitlin. Dearest brother of Zella Soble and Esther Lederman. Devoted former father-in-law of Marcy Allen. Also survived by many other loving family members and friends. SERVICES THURSDAY 11 A.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON…


      age 66, of Commerce Twp., passed away mercifully on August 25, 2008 following a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of 47 years to Richard; loving mother to Jeff, Greg (Karen), Jennifer (Mike) Fogarty; proud grandmother of Jacob, Gillian, Patrick and Nathan; dear cousin of Linda. Survived by many special Tuttle and Allen family relatives and close lifelong friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Marian Tuttle. Karen loved her family dearly, was passionate about gardening and…

      • 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. 

        • 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…

          • 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. A memorial service for Andy will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at Wagley Funeral Home with Dr. Stanley Caine officiating. Friends may visit the family today at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Adrian College or Hospice of Palm Beach County, Fla. Envelopes are…

              • 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…

                  • 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. Friends may share an online tribute on…

                    • Aune M. Gannon

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

                      • BAJOREK RICHARD E

                        August 25, 2008. Beloved husband of Calla L. Dearest father of John (Michelle), Ron, Malinda (Kevin) Malinowski, Ernie (Michelle), Raymond (Lori) Eddy, Nancy (Fred) Huskinson, Kim (David) Garfinkle, and Michael (Gail). Beloved "Pappa B" to 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Dear brother of John (the late Doris), Frank (Angie), and Theresa. Family will receive friends Thursday 1 p.m.-8 p.m. with 7 p.m. Rosary at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, 25509 W. Warren, Dearborn Heights. In state…

                        • BARNARD KENNETH J

                          • BELICA STANLEY

                            • BEYER KYLE W

                              Thursday 2-9pm at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster (btwn Ford and Cherry Hill). Gathering Friday 10am. Service 11am at St. Michael Lutheran Church, 7000 Sheldon (So. of Warren), Canton.

                              • BIDDLE MARGARIT

                                Age 82, August 25, 2008. Beloved wife of Charles for 60 years. Dearest mother of Charles, Karen St. Anne, Judi Kawa, Barbara Brady, James, David and Michael. Proud grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of seven. Dear sister of Lorraine McAuley, Maryann Shirilla and the late John Kacir, and George Kacir. Memorial visitation will be held Friday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.), 54880 VanDyke at 25 Mile Rd. Prayers Friday 7 p.m. Memorial Mass Saturday 11 a.m. at St. Kieran Church,…

                                • BRACKENRICH THOMAS HAMBURG MI

                                  Age 67, Loving husband of Mary, beloved father of Cheryl Clark of Hamburg, Debra Busard of Howell, dear son of Bertha Brackenrich of Westland, brother of Sandra Mullins and Fred Brackenrich of Westland and grandfather of four. His father Eugene preceded him in death. Healing Farewell Friday 2pm Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. Gathering Wednesday and Thursday 4 to 8pm. Please leave a Message of Comfort for Tom's family at 877-231-7900 or visit his guestbook at

                                  • 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,…

                                      • Bohlk, Maurice V.

                                        MAURICE V. BOHLK, 89, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Traverse City, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, in Grand Rapids.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City. The family is being served by Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.

                                        • Bryce E. Ferguson Jan. 30, 1925-Aug. 22, 2008

                                          Bryce E. Ferguson, 83, of Monroe, formerly of Dundee, died at 1:47 p.m. Friday at Mercy Memorial Hospital.

                                          • 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

                                            • Carl Brown

                                              Carl Brown, 60, of Morenci passed away Aug. 18, 2008. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian.

                                              • Carl Landis, 83

                                                Carl S. Landis, age 83, of Green Valley, AZ, formerly of Holland, passed away on August 14, 2008. Carl was born in Hummelstown, PA, on February 12, 1925. He served in the Medical Detachment of the 594th Engineer Boat and Shore Regiment, U.S. Army, for three years in the South Pacific during World War II. After graduating from Elizabethtown College, Carl was employed by the H.J. Heinz Co. as Manager of Agriculture for 34 years. After retiring from the Heinz Co., he took a position as Executive Director of…

                                                • Charline Johnson, 77

                                                  Charline Dee Johnson passed away on August 20, 2008. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Floyd; daughter, Diane Conant; daughter, Jeri and her husband, Tom Maifert; daughter, Sandra and her husband George Born; son-in-law, Don Dinkel; grandchildren, Matthew, Tami, Timothy, Gabriel, Elijah and Cody; three great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Linda L. Johnson, in 2007.

                                                  • Charlotte I. Westgate Malady

                                                    Charlotte I. Westgate Malady, age 93, formerly of Blissfield, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at Charlotte Stephenson Manor. The funeral mass for Charlotte will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Bob Schramm presiding. Burial will follow at Holloway Presbyterian Cemetery. Friends may visit the family at the Wagley Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. where there will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. Contributions in memory of Charlotte may be made…

                                                    • 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.

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                                                          • DENISON HAROLD E

                                                            Age 82, of Plymouth, passed away August 24, 2008. Beloved husband of Viola, his wife of 53 years. Loving father of Susan Denison, John Denison, and Duane (Elizabeth) Denison. Dear grandfather of Jamie and Francesca. Brother of Raymond (Shirley) Denison, Donald (Ann) Denison, and George (Beverly) Burke. Memorial service at First United Methodist Church, 45201 North Territorial Rd., Plymouth, Thursday, August 28, 11 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, (734) 453-3333. In lieu of…

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                                                              • David Bruursema, 56

                                                                David Lee Bruursema, 56, of Hamilton, died Tuesday, August 26, 2008.  Dave was born November 17, 1951 to Charles Sr. and Joyce Bruursema in Zeeland.  Dave graduated from Zeeland High School in 1971 and worked most of his career at Home Heating and Air Conditioning.  Dave was an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Mark, in 1991; a nephew, Curtis Bruursema, in 1992; his brother-in-law, Jack Ferwerda, in 2001; and a brother, Charles Jr., in 2003.  He is survived…

                                                                • Dimitry M. Onderchanin

                                                                  Dimitry M. Onderchanin, 90, a resident of Eastpointe for 45 years, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, in Veterans Hospital in Detroit. He was born Nov. 3, 1917, in Belle Vernon, Pa., Dorothy A. Pfeiffer, 83, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008. She was born Aug. 23, 1925, in Detroit.

                                                                  • Donald C. McDougall, 60

                                                                    Donald C. McDougall, 60, of Brutus, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at the VA Medical Center in Ann Arbor.

                                                                    • 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 Flora

                                                                        Douglas Flora, 38, of Wyandotte passed away, Aug. 11, 2008. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian.

                                                                        • 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…

                                                                          • ERICSON HOWARD DENNIS

                                                                            2 to 8 p.m. with a Rosary Service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Haley Funeral Directors in Southfield (24525 Northwestern Hwy. / east of Evergreen on southside service-drive). Funeral Mass 10 a.m. with in-state at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Church of the Transfiguration in Southfield (25225 Code Road / north off 10 Mile Rd between Lahser and Telegraph). In lieu of flowers memorials to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) will be appreciated. On-line condolences and directions at

                                                                            • Edna Haverdink, 89

                                                                              Edna A. Haverdink, age 89, of Holland, died Wednesday, August 27, 2008, at Oak Crest Manor.  Edna was born in Graafschap March 18, 1919 to Harry and Grace (Schuurman) Menken.  She married Henry Haverdink, and he preceded her in death in 1981.  A member of Pillar Christian Reformed Church, she was active in the Ladies Aid, and had been a Sunday school teacher for many years.  Surviving are her children, William and Gayle Haverdink of Cape Coral, FL, Earl and Carol Haverdink of Fairfield Glade, Tenn.,…

                                                                              • Eleonora E. Junke

                                                                                Eleonora E. Junke, 95, of Mount Clemens, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, in her home. She was born Dec. 25, 1912, in Jackson.

                                                                                • Elizabeth Van Ens

                                                                                  VAN ENS - The service to celebrate the life of Elizabeth Van Ens, aged 82, who passed away on Monday, will be held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Heritage Life Story Funeral Home - Alt & Shawmut Hills Chapel. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the service begins. For complete obituary, to read about her life story and to sign her guest book, visit her web page at Heritage Funeral Home

                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                    • Elria F. Roe Oct. 23, 1918-Aug. 26, 2008

                                                                                      Elria F. Roe, 89 years, of Deerfield died Tuesday morning in his home. Friends may call at the Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, Thursday, from 1-8 PM. Rosary will be recited at 5 PM. He will lie in state at St.

                                                                                      • Ethel M. Bullard Aug. 26, 2008

                                                                                        Ethel M. Bullard, 80, of LaSalle died at 6:37 p.m. Tuesday at Toledo Hospital. Arrangements by Rupp Funeral Home, Monroe.

                                                                                        • 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.

                                                                                          • FEISTEL JERRY

                                                                                            Age 54, August 25, 2008 of Dearborn. Beloved husband of Cindi. Loving father of Katie and Steven. Dearest son of Milton and Julia. Dear brother of Bob (Meg). In state Wednesday 6-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-9 p.m. at the Allen Park Chapel - Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 10915 Allen Rd. (at Goddard) and Friday 10 a.m. at St. Martha's Catholic Church, 18200 Oakwood, Dearborn until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. Vigil Thursday 7 p.m. Family suggests donation to charity of choice.

                                                                                            • FERRO MARY (NEE BATALUCCO)

                                                                                              Wednesday 3-9 p.m. with 7 p.m. Rosary and Thursday 1-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Prayers at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Friday 9 a.m. at St. Blase Catholic Church (15 Mile Rd. between Schoenherr and Dodge Park), until 9:30 a.m. Mass. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" at

                                                                                              • 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.

                                                                                                • Cecil 'Mike' Annable

                                                                                                  Cecil “Mike” Annable, of Petoskey, died Aug. 26, 2008, at his home in Petoskey.

                                                                                                • Frederick L. Roberts

                                                                                                  Frederick L. Roberts, age 82, of Adrian passed away, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at Provincial House. He was born Aug. 11, 1926, in Bellefountaine, Ohio, to Virgil and Laura Roberts. Frederick served in the U.S. Army. On Aug. 17, 1957, he married Shirley Grubbs in Auburn, Ind., and she survives. Frederick was a Security Guard for many years with the Rollins Guard Service. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Mary Bovee and Dorothy Hifinger. Funeral services for Frederick will be held on…

                                                                                                  • 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.

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                                                                                                          • Genevieve Strelecky Feb. 27, 1917- Aug. 24, 2008

                                                                                                            Genevieve Strelecky, 91, of Monroe, died at 6:40 a.m. Sunday at TenderCare of Monroe.

                                                                                                            • 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,…

                                                                                                              • 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

                                                                                                                • HAIGHT CLARA

                                                                                                                  Age 101, August 24, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Jack. Dear aunt of John and Alan Berent and Dolores Malek. Memorial services will be held 7 p.m. Friday at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Friday. Memorials may be directed to the Humane Society.

                                                                                                                  • HILL MARY JANE

                                                                                                                    Age 85 of Commerce Twp. Died August 24, 2008. Dear mother of Sandra Hill, Patricia Crittenden and Kathleen (Howard) Heath. Loving grandmother of Susan, Michael, Leeann, Rebecca and Timothy. "GG" of five great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Ruth Gault. Also beloved by numerous extended family members. Preceded in death by husband Lawrence "Larry" Hill. Long time member of Pi Omicron National Sorority Inc. Tau Alpha Gamma chapter. Funeral from Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac…

                                                                                                                    • 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

                                                                                                                      • HOPKINS ELIZABETH

                                                                                                                        begins at the chapel 8:30 a.m. Memorial tributes to the Michigan Humane Society, 30300 Telegraph Rd., Ste 220, Bingham Farms, MI 48025. View obituary and share memories at

                                                                                                                        • HUTSON HELEN M

                                                                                                                          Age 91, August 24, 2008. Beloved wife of Jack for nearly 69 years. Dear mother of Michael W. (Kathy), Jack 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, 1 guest book message

                                                                                                                          • Harriet ‘June’ (Cheeks) Todd

                                                                                                                            Harriet “June” (Cheeks) Todd, 74, went to be with Our Lord and Savior at 7:47 a.m. on Aug. 25, 2008, at Tendercare of Adrian. She was surrounded by her three children who loved her very much and Tendercare’s caring staff who lovingly referred to her as “June Bug.” June was born in Rolfe, W.Va., on March 7, 1934. She was a Registered Nurse in Detroit, Mich., and High Point, N.C., and a very devoted, caring and loving mother. She is survived by her loving family; son, Jerry W. Mullins of Adrian;…

                                                                                                                            • JUNKE ELEONORA E

                                                                                                                              in the Harold W. Vick Funeral Home, 140 South Main, Mt. Clemens, Thursday 1 p.m.-8 p.m. Contributions to Lutheran Social Services or Trinity Lutheran Church Food Pantry would be appreciated. Share memories with the family at

                                                                                                                              • 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.  Jim was born June 8, 1960 to James E. and Frankie Kellum in Zeeland. He worked most of his career for Meijer.   He is survived by his sister, Rhonda Mobley of Holland; nephews, Brandon Carter and David Kellum; his great-nephew and best friend, Jesse Logan Kellum.  A memorial open house in Jim’s honor will be  2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, September 6, 2008 at Jim’s cousin’s home, 3675 64th Street, Holland, MI 49423.  Memorials…

                                                                                                                                  • James ‘Jim’ Michael Jasmund

                                                                                                                                    James “Jim” Michael Jasmund, age 61, of Manitou Beach passed away, Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, in Lansing, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident while en route to Canada for his annual fishing trip. He was born May 24, 1947, in Adrian, Mich., to Donald L. and Louise (Michaels) Jasmund.  On June 4, 1983, he married Karen Tuckerman and she survives. Jim had many hobbies, including, fishing, hunting, flint knapping, wood carving and wood working. Jim enjoyed spending time with family and many…

                                                                                                                                    • 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.

                                                                                                                                        • Joe Johnson

                                                                                                                                          WESTFIELD, Ind. — Joe Johnson, 60, Westfield, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2008 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born June 8, 1948 in Wayne County, Michigan. His parents were Paul K. and Esther Johnson. Joe worked for Watson Securitiy as a security guard; he also served as a former minister.   Mr. Johnson was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church in Westfield. His loves were his family and his church. He is survived by his wife, Diane Johnson of Westfield, Ind.; son, Joseph P.…

                                                                                                                                          • Joseph L. Wiegand

                                                                                                                                            • Joseph Robert Kina Aug. 24, 2008

                                                                                                                                              Joseph Robert Kina, lovingly known as "Buda Butt," 5-month-old infant son of John Gregory Kina and Jennifer Lynn Carpenter, died Sunday, August 24, 2008. He is also survived by his brother, Cameron Kina. Sisters, Mikel Decker and Riley Kina.

                                                                                                                                              • Joseph Rushin Aug. 20, 2008

                                                                                                                                                Joseph Rushin 77, died August 20, 2008, at Laurels Health Care Center. Born in Georgia, he spent many years as a resident of Monroe, MI. He was a retiree of Dana Corporation after 28 years of service.

                                                                                                                                                • Joyce Zoet, 74

                                                                                                                                                  Joyce Zoet, 74, of Holland, formerly of Grandville, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Hope Reformed Church, 2010 Kalamazoo Ave., Grand Rapids. Interment will be at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Holland. Visiting is 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Cook Funeral Home, Grandville, 4235 Prairie St. S.W.

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                                                                                                                                                      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 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor preferred.

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                                                                                                                                                          • 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…

                                                                                                                                                            • Kristopher D. Rodgers

                                                                                                                                                              Staff Sergeant Kristopher Dan Rodgers, age 29, of Burr Oak, Mich., and formerly of Howe, Ind., was killed Saturday Aug. 16, 2008, in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, while serving his country with the U.S. Army. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Hackman Family Funeral Homes, Rosenberg Chapel, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis. Funeral services celebrating and honoring the life of Kristopher Dan Rodgers will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Sturgis Wesleyan…

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                                                                                                                                                                Thursday 2-9 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at

                                                                                                                                                                • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                    • Lois Thayer

                                                                                                                                                                      Thayer, Lois Jeanne Saline, MI Age 63, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2008 with her loving family by her side. She is survived by her husband, Louis C. Thayer and two daughters, Alison Laura (Jorge) Livingston and Shannon Julia Thayer. Jeanne's family and friends were the most important part of her life. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Jeanne's life will be held at a later date and a full obituary will be published when that date has been confirmed. Arrangements have been entrusted to…

                                                                                                                                                                      • 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

                                                                                                                                                                        • 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

                                                                                                                                                                          • MYERS RICHARD ROY

                                                                                                                                                                            2-5 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m.-12 noon Saturday.

                                                                                                                                                                            • Margarit Biddle

                                                                                                                                                                              Margarit Biddle, 82, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, in Rochester Hills. She was born Oct. 17, 1925, in Detroit.

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                                                                                                                                                                                • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • McCammon, Devin (Hardesty)

                                                                                                                                                                                    DEVIN (HARDESTY) McCAMMON, 30, of Kalkaska, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.Arrangements are pending. A full obituary will appear at a later date.

                                                                                                                                                                                    • McKEE KEITH H

                                                                                                                                                                                      Thursday 2-9 p.m., scripture service 7:30 p.m. at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes (S. of 18 Mi Rd.) and Friday 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass 11 a.m. at St. Paul of Tarsus Church. Memorials to the American Heart Association or Gilda's Club would be appreciated. Share memories at, 3 guest book messages

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Merchant, James H.

                                                                                                                                                                                        JAMES H. MERCHANT, 73, of Kewadin, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.A visitation will take place Thursday, Aug. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Covell Funeral Home in Elk Rapids. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at the funeral home. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Elk Rapids Chapel of Covell Funeral Homes.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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

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                                                                                                                                                                                                • Olive Trzecinski

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • PETERS RICHARD A

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wednesay 6-9 p.m, and Thursday 2-9 p. m. Rosary Thursday 7 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. Funeral services begin at 10 a.m. at St. Donald Catholic Church, 16300 12 Mile, Roseville. Burial with Military Honors Resurrection Cemetery. Share a memory at

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Paul J. Meray Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Paul J. Meray Jr., 82, of Warren, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, in his home. He was born Sept. 22, 1925, in Detroit.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Philip Bart Vander Naald, 55

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Philip Bart Vander Naald passed away at 3:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, after a long and brave battle with cancer.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • REED THOMAS NELSON

                                                                                                                                                                                                          57, died in Livonia August 1, 2008. Survived by mother Ruth Reed; children Zilpha, Diane, Donna, Cathy, and Gary; other family and friends. Military service August 28, 12 PM, at Perry Funeral Home, Detroit.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • REINHARDT FREDERICK F

                                                                                                                                                                                                            "FRITZ" age 80, passed away at his home in Paradise Valley, AZ on August 23, 2008. He was born on the family farm in Sardinia, New York on August 9, 1928, son of the late John and Magdalena Reinhardt. Beloved husband for 54 years of Rosaland (Limburg); dear father of Marc (Lori) Reinhardt of Phoenix, Arizona, Ellen (Mike) O'Hare of Troy, Michigan, and Amy Lemery (partner John Wilder) of Fernandina Beach, Florida. Loving grandfather of Jennifer, Caitlin, and his favorite grandson, Daniel. Fritz…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rick Wackerle Dec. 29, 1949-Aug. 25, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rick Wackerle, age 58, of Flat Rock died on August 25, 2008. Friends may call in the Arthur Bobcean Funeral Home, Flat Rock Chapel on Thursday, August 28, 2008, from 9 AM to 11 AM.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Robert Mastie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Robert Mastie, age 48, of Onsted passed away Aug. 21, 2008. He was the loving husband of Shelley (Fruitt) and the devoted father of two daughters, Lindsay and Melissa. He is also survived by his parents, Stanley and Jeanette Mastie; two sisters, Geralyn Mastie of Tecumseh and Cindy (Joe) Couchene of Iron River. He is also survived by his in-laws, Don and Elaine Fruitt, Eric and Sara Fruitt of Indianapolis, John and Orena Kidder and Lori Marcum of Onsted. He was loved and cherished and will be sadly missed…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Robert Price

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mr. Robert K. Price Sr., aged 56, of Grand Rapids, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2008. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, August 28, 2008 at Grand Rapids First, 2100 44th St. SW. The family will greet relatives and friends Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ronan-Vanderpool-Stegenga Funeral Chapel, 3131 S. Division Ave. and one hour prior to the service at church. A complete obituary may be viewed on the website. Memories and condolences to Robert's family may be shared at:…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rooney, Bernard "Turk"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will take place this evening, Aug. 27, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Church, 224 Carrier St., NE, in Grand Rapids; and Thursday, Aug. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., with a Wake Service at 8 p.m. led by Rev. Thomas Danielson, C.Ss.R. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at St. Alphonsus Church, with Turk's dear friends, Rev. Thomas Donaldson, C.Ss.R., Rev. Thomas Danielson, C.Ss.R. and Rev. Denis Ryan, C.Ss.R., presiding. Interment will be in Woodlawn…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Roy E. Maki

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • SALLA LOTTIE I

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Thursday 3-9pm at the Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. Funeral Friday instate 9:30am until time of Mass 10am at St. Lucy Catholic Church, St. Clair Shores. Entombment Cadillac Memorial Gardens, Clinton Twp.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • SCHUESSLER FRED H

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Thursday 2:00-9:00 p.m. Burial Cadillac Memorial Gardens East. Please share a memory with the family at .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • SIIRA RONALD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Thursday 4-7 p.m. Donations to the family, to be used in accordance with their wishes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • SMITH THOMAS L

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Age 56, of Taylor, previously of Oregon. Beloved husband of Peggy (Candee). Loving father of Jamie, Autumn and Amber. Step -father of Travis (Tanya) McClinton. Dear son of Elsie Smith. Brother of David, Robert, and Joanne. Grandfather of seven. Memorial service to be held at a later date. Arrangements by the Allen Park Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • SPISHOCK LUCY C

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      12-9 pm Thursday at the R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 15451 Farmington Rd., Livonia, MI. Funeral service 12 noon Friday Please sign Lucy's online guestbook at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • STOYANOFF MARIE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday 2-8 p.m. with Panihida 7 p.m. at Casterline Funeral Home, Inc. 122 W. Dunlap, Northville. Funeral Service Thursday 10 a.m. at Glen Eden Memorial Park, 35677 W. Eight Mile Rd., Livonia. Contributions to St. Clement Orthodox Church, 19600 Ford Rd., Dearborn, MI 48128 appreciated.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Samuel J. Davey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          IRONWOOD, Mich. -- Samuel J. Davey, 100, of 260 E. Cloverland Drive, Ironwood, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, in Ironwood.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sheryle Ann Seppa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WAKEFIELD, Mich. -- Sheryle Ann Seppa, 64, of Wakefield, died peacefully Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at her home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Shirley L. Bielat

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Shirley Lucille Bielat, 72, a resident of Chesterfield Township since 1976, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, in Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Clinton Township. She was born July 1, 1936, in Savannah, Ga.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Shirley Newman

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sister Hurley, O.P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sister Marie Carol Hurley, formerly known as Phyllis Ann Hurley, died on Aug. 26, 2008, at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Mich. She was 89 years of age and in the 72nd year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation.  Sister Marie Carol was born in St. Paul, Minn., to Francis and Martha (Carroll) Hurley. Sister graduated from St. Ann High School in West Palm Beach, Fla., and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Siena Heights College (University) in Adrian, Mich.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • TINKHAM WILLIAM M

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      in the Harold W. Vick Funeral Home, 140 South Main Street, Mt. Clemens on Thursday 2-8p.m. with an evening funeral service. Memorial donations to Hospice of Michigan or Donor's Choice.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • TUBARO CARMEN L

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        August 24, 2008. Beloved daughter of the late Antonio and Maria Tubaro. Dear sister of Edwin W. (Marie) and the late Aldo (Jean). Aunt of Mary Jo (David) Coopersmith, Tony (Judy), Christopher (Jackie), Lisa (Hugh) Crunk and Adam. Also survived by many great and great great nieces and nephews. Memorial visitation Saturday at 9:30 a.m. from St. Michael Catholic Church, 11441 Hubbard (West of Merriman) until time of Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • TURBETT MELODY J

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wednesday 2:30-8pm at Casterline Funeral Home, Inc. 59255 10 Mile Rd., South Lyon. Funeral Service Thursday 11am, instate at 10am at Brighton Church of the Nazarene, 7669 Brighton Rd., Brighton. Donations suggested to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Trautman, Fred W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will be held this evening, Aug. 27, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Covell Funeral Home in Elk Rapids. A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery in Elk Rapids. Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Elk Rapids.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Virginia M. Moch

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Virginia Mae Moch, 80, of Eastpointe, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, in Select Specialty Hospital of Grosse Pointe Farms. She was born June 7, 1928, in Avoca, Mich.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Virginia Mende

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Virginia Mende, age 82, of Clinton passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008. Funeral arrangements are pending at Handler Funeral Home, Clinton.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Virginia Simpson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Virginia Wagner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Virginia Wagner, age 89, of 214 S. Lakeview Ave., Sturgis, Mich., passed away Aug. 26, 2008, at home.  Arrangements will be announced by the Hackman Family Funeral Homes, Hackman Chapel. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • WALTER MARIE L

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Thursday 3:00 - 8 p.m. with a 7 p,m. Scripture Service at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield Rd. (N. of 15 Mile). In state Friday 9:30 a.m. until time of mass 10:00 a.m. at St. Matthias Catholic Church, 12509 Nineteen Mile Rd., Sterling Heights. Graveside service Saturday 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery, Akron Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Matthias Catholic Church or to the Macomb Infant Pre-school Program, 44001 Garfield Rd., Clinton Township, MI 48038. Please share a memory with the family…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • WARNICK ELIZABETH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          "LIZ" Beloved wife of Dr. Allan Warnick. Dear mother of Dr. Emily (Stuart) Nathan and Melissa (Michael) Rudin. Loving grandmother of Andrew, Haley and Ally Nathan, Jack and Sam Rudin. Adored daughter of Toni Borger and the late Adolph Borger. Sister of Linda (Myles) Lash. Daughter-in-law of Bess Warnick and the late Sidney Warnick. Sister-in-law of Susan (Gordon) Shlom and Paul Warnick. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews. SERVICES 1 O'CLOCK WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • WATSON KENNETH L

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Age 67. Loving husband of Diane. Dear father of Brett, Tom and Kris (Nikki). Grandfather of Ryan, Sidney, Kirstyn, Nathan and Kayla. Son of Albert and Juanita Watson. Brother of Kay Watson. Visiting Wednesday 5-9 pm, Thursday 2-9 pm, Service Friday 10 am at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (btw. 6-7 Mile). Interment Parkview Cemetery. Lifetime member of the Corvette Club of Michigan. Contributions to the Corvette National Museum appreciated.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • WIEGAND JOSEPH L

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Age 81, August 26, 2008. Beloved husband of Betty Joyce. Dear father of Joseph L. Jr., Jeffrey L., and Bethann Wanlass. Loving grandfather of Jennifer Wiegand, Erin Agee, Jeffrey Jr., and Joshua Wiegand; Chelsea, Kori, Amber and Brian Wanlass. Also survived by many loving family members and friends. Funeral Mass Thursday 11:00 a.m. at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church. Share Memories at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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 Donald 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.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • William I. Keckler

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        William Ivan Keckler, age 94, of Sherwood, Mich., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at the Holly Convalescence Home in Holly, Mich. Ivan was born June 10, 1914, in Matteson Township, a son of the late William and Minnie (Conn) Keckler. On Feb. 13, 1940, he married Helen Grace Wood in Indiana; she preceded him in death on March 17, 2008. Ivan had worked at Darlings in Bronson, then Lonergans in Albion, and later, after the war he worked as a foreman for Sherer Gillett in Marshall until his retirement. …

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • William Ivan Keckler

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          HOLLY — William Ivan Keckler age 94 of Sherwood passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at the Holly Convalescence Home in Holly. Ivan was born June 10, 1914 in Matteson Twp., a son to the late William and Minnie (Conn) Keckler. On Febr. 13, 1940 he married Helen Grace Wood in Indiana; she preceded him in death on March 17, 2008. Ivan had worked at Darlings in Bronson then Lonergans in Albion and later after the war he worked as a foreman for Sherer Gillett in Marshall until his retirement. He served in the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • William M. Tinkham

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • ZAITONIA HARRY S

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Thursday 1-9 p.m. with a 6 p.m. wake service and a 7 p.m. Rosary service at the St. Clair Shores Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 25800 Harper (3 blocks N. of 10 Mile). Funeral Friday at St. Maron Church, 11466 Kercheval (at St. Jean), Detroit. In state 9:30 a.m. until service 10 a.m. Interment private. Share a memory at

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