Sunday, August 31, 2008

Michigan Daily Obituaries 08/31/08



      • ASH JENNA L

        Monday 1 p.m. until time of Service at 5 p.m. at the Sajewski Funeral Home, 19111 W. Warren.

        • Aase Kohsel, 95

          Aase Kohsel, age 95, of Holland, went to rest with her Lord, on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at the Inn at Freedom Village.  She was preceded in death by her husband Alfred Kohsel, Sr. in 2005.  She is survived by her children, Alfred Jr. and Myra Kohsel of Holland; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great- great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; four stepgreat- grandchildren; one stepgreat- great-grandchild; other relatives in Denmark.  A funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday,…

          • Adrian Van Putten, 94

            Adrian Van Putten, 94, of Holland, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008 at Holland Community Hospital. Adrian was born March 4, 1914 to Jacob A. and Dora Van Putten in Holland, Michigan.  He was a member of Holland Heights Christian Reformed Church.  Adrian was preceded in death by his wife, Ada, in 2001. He is survived by his daughter, Judie and Ron Kapenga, grandchildren:  Scott and Jan Kapenga, Brent Kapenga, Ronda and Terry Davidson, great-grandchildren:  Tim, Dan, Brad, and Heather Kapenga, his brother,…

            • Adrienne Musser

              Adrienne Musser, age 92, of Sturgis, Mich., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at Thurston Woods Village. She was born Nov. 25, 1915, in Sturgis, a daughter of the late Floyd and Belva (Poorman) Rose. Adrienne lived in San Bernadino, Calif., for 45 years and resided in England while her husband, Nevin was stationed there while serving in the U.S. Army.  She moved back to Sturgis in November of 2005. She was a housewife, worked as a nurses’ aide, and did volunteer work for…

              • 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…

                • Ann Breymaier

                  Breymaier, Ann M. Ypsilanti, MI Age 83, died August 28, 2008. Funeral 11am Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008 at Janowiak Funeral Home where visitation will be 5-8pm Wednesday.A complete obituary will appear Tuesday.

                  • 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. Friends may share an online tribute on the obituaries page of

                    • Arlene J. White

                      Arlene J. White, 87, of Litchfield, passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at home. She was born Aug. 21, 1921 in Frankfort, N.Y., to Seymour and Jane (Heron) Smith. In 1943 she married George H. White and after moving to Litchfield in 1967, they owned and operated the George White Funeral Homes in Litchfield, Reading, Camden and Quincy. George preceded her in death in 2002. Arlene belonged to the Litchfield Sorosis Club, the Litchfield Bridge Club and attended the Litchfield Congregational Church. …

                      • Aune M. Gannon

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

                        • BARRIE CAROLYN M

                          August 27, 2008 age 73. Beloved wife of Ritchie. Loving mother of Linda (Mike) Dolan and Sandy (Jeff) Teeter. Dearest grandmother of Casey Cummins and Shelby Teeter. Survived by her dear siblings, Dick, William, Tom, Mary Lou, Joann, and Janice. Family will receive guests Wednesday 10 a.m. until service 11 a.m. at the Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 30200 Five Mile Rd. (between Merriman and Middlebelt). In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hearts of Livonia.

                          • BEAUDOIN JOHN JAMES IV

                            Age 65. August 29, 2008. Beloved wife of Helen. Loving father of Dean (Rosemary), John V (Andrea), Susan (Craig) Beebe, and Brian (Marie). Dear grandfather of Craig, Sara, Megyn, Scott, Jessica, Brian, and Erin. Also survived by three sisters, Betty Gasperich, Janet (Dave) Kellokski, and Debbie Anderson. Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Road (at Ann Arbor Trail). Family to receive visitors 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Service. In lieu of flowers,…

                            • BENOIT JOSEPH LOUIS

                              • BLASIUS SANDY

                                Age 69, August 28, 2008, of Canton. Loving mother of Timothy and Brian Raymond. Dear grandmother of Jennifer, Alexandria, Aaron and Michael. Sister of Tony and Ronny Spatorico. Love of her life, Duane LeVick. She was preceded in death by her son Johnny and brother Frank. Sandra loved cooking and people. She will be missed dearly by all. The family suggests donations to Karmanos Cancer Center. Please sign Sandy's online guestbook at

                                • Barbara Ann Carothers

                                  Barbara Ann Carothers, 70, of Adrian, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at the University of Michigan Hospital, surrounded by the love and affection of her family and very good friend Robin Gainey. Barbara left this world to join her maker and her loved ones who left before her. She was born Feb. 16, 1938, and was a lifelong resident of the Tecumseh area.  Barbara was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church, Clinton. She was a member of the Tecumseh Eagles Club. Barb was preceded in death by her father and…

                                  • Barbara Carothers

                                    Barbara Carothers, age 70, of Adrian passed away, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008. Funeral arrangements are pending with Handler Funeral Home. 

                                    • Barbara J. Matejcek

                                      Barbara J. Matejcek, 66, of Deerfield passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are pending at the Tagsold Funeral Home in Blissfield.

                                      • Barbara June Matejcek

                                        Barbara June Matejcek, 66, of Deerfield, passed away peacefully at her home Aug. 28, 2008, surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born on July 16, 1942, in Flint, the daughter of Richard and Minnie Mae (Stanlake) Wells. On Jan. 19, 1959, Barbara was married to Donald Matejcek. He survives. Barb worked as a bus driver for many years for the Deerfield Public School system. She had a love for anything that had to do with being outdoors. She enjoyed gardening and spending many summers with her family…

                                        • Beverly L. Warner

                                          Beverly L. Warner, 88, of Howe, Ind., died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, in Howe at the cottage of her daughter, Cheryl Conley.  Visitation will be 10 a.m., Tuesday at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange, until the funeral at 11 a.m., with Rev. Bill Birch officiating.  Burial will in Riverside Cemetery in Howe. 

                                          • Bobby Joe Hensley, 70

                                            Bobby Joe Hensley, 70, of Zeeland, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008. Arrangements are pending at Lakeshore Memorial Services.

                                            • Bradley A. Lindsey

                                              VICKSBURG —  Brad Lindsey, age 46 of Vicksburg, died suddenly at his home Sunday Aug. 25. He was born in Bronson and grew up there. Brad worked at many places over the years and currently  was the founder and  owner/operator of his trucking company, LDS Inc. in Kalamazoo.  Learn more about Brad, spend time with his family and friends, enjoy light refreshments and view his life story film Thursday from 3-7 p.m. at the Life Story Funeral Home-Portage 5975 Lovers Lane (269) 344-5600 where a service to…

                                              • CALDARON MARTHA A

                                                • CATARANCUIC PATRICIA A (BOURDAS)

                                                  at the O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home 41555 Grand River Novi (1-248-348-1800) Monday 6-9. Funeral Tuesday 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Donations can be made to the Hospice of St. Francis, 1250-B Grumman Place Titusville, Fla. 32780. On-Line sympathy message at

                                                  • COCHRANE PAUL DAVE

                                                    Sunday 3-8 p.m. Memorial contributions suggested to National Kidney Foundation.

                                                    • CONDE JOHN A

                                                      Peacefully with his family at his side, August 29, 2008 Age 90. Husband of the late Louise. Dear father of Camela Pascarella and the late Jeffrey Conde. Grandfather of Jennifer Jarrells, Timothy Pascarella (Jill), and Christina Herr (Christopher). Great-grandfather of Kayla, Michael, Jadyn, Dominic, and Christopher. Funeral Wednesday 12 noon at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn. 13-14 Mile). Family will receive friends Tuesday 2-8 p.m. Interment Pine Lake…

                                                      • COPE BETTE

                                                        Age 91 of Carp Lake, Michigan, August 28, 2008. She is survived by her daughter, Pat (Tom) Ober of Indianapolis, Indiana; son, Jim (Hettie) Cope of Milford; grandchildren, Scott (Michele), Marc (Jackie), Mitchell (Gina) Cope, Jason (Brigetta), Brian (Carla) Ober and grams to Samantha, Miriam, Noah, Elijah, Eden and Aaron O. Cope, Natalie and Maxwell Ober. She was preceded in death by her husband Oliver A. "Ollie" Cope and a grandson, Aaron W. Cope. Funeral Services will be held at the Redford…

                                                        • COPE WILLIAM B

                                                          Memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, September 3 at Christ Church, 61 Grosse Pointe Blvd., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI.

                                                          • CUNDARI EMMA M

                                                            Wednesday 1-9 p.m. Entombment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan.

                                                            • Carl R. Lott

                                                              ANGOLA, Ind. — Carl R. Lott, 74, of West Otter Lake, Angola, Ind., died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at the Beams Funeral Home in Fremont, Ind.  With one hour of calling Saturday 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. prior to services at the church. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday,  Aug. 29, 2008 at the Angola United Methodist Church 220 W. Maumee St., Angola, Ind. with the Rev. Tim Terrell officiating. Burial will…

                                                              • Carol Lee Kunak

                                                                Carol Lee Kunak, 66, of  Reading Township, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at home. She was born Dec. 25, 1941, in Greensburg, Pa. to John and Verna Mae (Holby) Shonter.  Carol was a former cook at the L&J Lanes of Jonesville, a member of the Quincy American Legion, and enjoyed cooking, gardening and computer games.  On Sept. 17, 1960, she married Raymond Kunak, Sr., who preceded her in death in 1992. She is survived by daughter, Colleen (Jeff) Novess of Montrose, Mich.; sons Raymond Kunak Jr.…

                                                                • Carter James Holbrook Aug. 27, 2008

                                                                  Carter James Holbrook, infant son of Brian and Jessica Holbrook of Dundee, was stillborn at 7:22 p.m. August 27, 2008 at Mott's Children Hospital in Ann Arbor.

                                                                  • Cascagnette, Wilfred J. "Wil"

                                                                    ALMA — Wilfred J. "Wil" Cascagnette, 80, of Alma, formerly of Traverse City and Detroit areas, passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at his home.He was born Dec. 17, 1927, in Detroit, the son of Wilfred W. and Irene (Cassidy) Cascagnette. Wil lived in the Detroit area for many years and also in the Traverse City area. He moved to the Weidman area before moving to Alma. He served in the Army during WWII and worked for Corvo Iron Works in Farmington for many years. He also did appliance repair and…

                                                                    • Catherine Forcier

                                                                      Catherine Forcier, 50, a lifetime resident of Macomb County, died on Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, in Clinton Township. She was born Jan. 11, 1958, in Detroit., Leroy Norman Harm, 70, a resident of Macomb Township, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital - Mount Clemens. He was born March 14, 1938, in Mount Clemens, to the late Norman R. and Vera W. Englebert Harm.

                                                                      • Charles M. Uhazie

                                                                        • Charles Wesley Collins Nov. 22, 1926-Aug. 30, 2008

                                                                          Charles Wesley Collins, age 81, of Monroe, MI, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2008 at 3:48 AM in his home. He had been in poor health for the past 6 months.

                                                                          • Cluster, Imogene M.

                                                                            IMOGENE M. CLUSTER, 85, of Omaha, Neb., a former Traverse City resident, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, in Blair, Neb.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008, at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home. A complete obituary will appear later this week in the Record-Eagle.

                                                                            • Corning-Smalley, Ione Margaret (Yauch)

                                                                              for Ione will take place at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home today, Aug. 31, from 5-8 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 1, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. The Reverend Gerald Micketti will be officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at the Cornell Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Munson Hospice. The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.

                                                                              • DARGA GERALDINE

                                                                                "GERI" (NEE FRITZ) Age 70. April 12, 1938-August 26, 2008. Of Saginaw, New York City, and St. Clair Shores. Dearest wife of Frank Joseph Darga, III. Precious mother of Jennifer Michelle Darga. Adoring and sweetest Nonni of Justin Christopher Reichert. Loving aunt of Dan (Sharlene) Schwannecke, Lori (Ted) Wenzel, Gregg (Terri) Sauve, Lisa (Bob) Jungman, Karin (George) Ramirez, Brad Sauve, Rick (Jodi) Sauve, Gary (Sherry) Brink, Michael Brink, David Demkowski, Jim (Barbara) Demkowski, Ken (Patty)…

                                                                                • DEANOVICH GEORGE

                                                                                  Tuesday 4-8 p.m. with a Memorial Service at 7 p.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (W. of Hoover), Warren. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at

                                                                                  • DESMOND CATHERINE

                                                                                    August 28, 2008, age 98. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Dear mother of the late Edward P. Grandmother of Lana Luttman, Natalie Conz, Tony and Bonnie Desmond. Great-grandmother of Tony, Bonnie, and Natalie Luttman, Natasha and Brian Conz, Tony, Catherine, Colleen, and Casside Desmond. Family will receive friends Tuesday 2-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver) with Scripture Service at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Wednesday 10 a.m. at Lourdes Nursing Home…

                                                                                    • DILLON WILLIAM F

                                                                                      Age 71, August 28, 2008. Beloved husband of Melody. Loving father of Michael, William Patrick, and the late Therese. Brother and friend of Anne Dillon, Joseph (Ellen) Dente Jr. and the late Kenneth Dillon and Carmen Dente. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, aunt, and cousins. William was a proud Navel Veteran of the Korean Conflict and Avoca High Class of 1956. No memorial is planned at this time. Please sign the online guestbook at, . Arrangement by Cremation Society of Michigan.

                                                                                      • Dale Hackett

                                                                                        • Darlean Ecker

                                                                                          Ecker, Darlean Janice Saginaw, Michigan Darlean was taken to her heavenly home by Jesus' Angels on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at the age of 65 years. A complete obituary will be published in Sunday's edition of the Saginaw News by W.L. Case & Co., 4480 Mackinaw Rd.

                                                                                          • David Sabedra

                                                                                            Sabedra, David C. Bay City, Michigan Mr. Sabedra passed away Friday, August 29, 2008 in Venice, Florida. Age 59 years. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and a complete obituary will be announced in a later edition of the paper by the Gephart Funeral Home, Inc. Gephart Funeral Home

                                                                                            • Donna Brannon Nov. 4, 1932-Aug. 29, 2008

                                                                                              Donna Brannon, age 75, of Flat Rock, died in the comfort of her home on Friday August 29, 2008. Friends may call in the Arthur Bobcean Funeral Home, Flat Rock Chapel on Sunday August 31, 2008 from 1 to 3 PM. Services will begin at 3 PM. Rev.

                                                                                              • Dr. John Alfred Jackman

                                                                                                • Dwyer, Timothy J.

                                                                                                  TIMOTHY J. DWYER, 45, of Beaver Island and formerly of Traverse City, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Aug. 29, 2008.Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home in Traverse City. A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of the Record-Eagle. The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.

                                                                                                  • EBERT MARION LANE

                                                                                                    Age 94. August 27, 2008. Born August 15, 1914 in Homerville, Ohio to Walter and Edith (Landis) Lane. Resident of Allen Park, MI and former long time resident of Newton Falls, Ohio. Beloved mother of John Lane Buchanan and Marion Patricia Buchanan, and mother-in-law of Suzette Carol Buchanan. Loving grandmother to John Lane Buchanan II (Aimee) and Jeffrey L. Buchanan (Kelly). Proud great-grandmother to Chelsea, Kayla, Hannah, Trinity, and Jeffrey. Dearest sister of Ruth Dodd and Joe and Earl Lane. Marion…

                                                                                                    • ELLIOT JAMES R SR

                                                                                                      • EVANGELISTA JULIA H

                                                                                                        August 28, 2008. Age 90. Formerly of Birmingham. Beloved wife of the late Joseph P. for 64 years. Dear mother of Anthony (Judy), Carl (Nancy) and Kenneth (Linda). Loving grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of eleven. Sister of Rita Gazda. Memorial service Wednesday 11 a.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward Ave. (btwn 13-14 Mile). In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial tributes to Karmanos Cancer Institute, 4100 John R, Detroit, MI 48201. View…

                                                                                                        • 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.,…

                                                                                                          • Edna Reagan Kennedy

                                                                                                            • 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 May Bullard Aug. 14, 1928-Aug. 26, 2008

                                                                                                                Ethel May (Smith) Bullard, 80, of LaSalle passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2008, at Toledo Hospital. Born August 14, 1928, in Middlesboro, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Tilmon Esco and Sallie Leona (Meyers) Smith. She married John P.

                                                                                                                • Eugene Smith

                                                                                                                  • FORCIER CATHERINE

                                                                                                                    Monday 2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the Wasik Funeral Home 49150 Schoenherr Rd. (N. of 22 Mile), Shelby Twp. In state Tuesday 9:30 until time of 10:00 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Therese of Lisieux Church, 48115 Schoenherr Rd. (N. of 21 Mile Rd.), Shelby Twp. In lieu of flowers donations to the family are appreciated. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at

                                                                                                                    • FOURNIER JOANNE

                                                                                                                      • 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.

                                                                                                                        • GALASSO MARY

                                                                                                                          "We will always love you." 78, of Punta Gorda, Florida, passed away August 26, 2008. She was the daughter of Andrew and Mary (Gawryk) Slifco, born February 14, 1930 in Detroit. Mary retired from General Motors after 35 years of service, and moved to Punta Gorda from Warren, MI in 1990. She was a member of Isles Yacht Club and Civic Association, also a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mary enjoyed dancing and traveling. Mary will be greatly missed by her sister, Arleen Tononi; special niece,…

                                                                                                                          • GENDRON MARGARET EVA

                                                                                                                            • GILDENBERG VIVIAN

                                                                                                                              Beloved wife of David Gildenberg. Dear mother of Alan (Arlene) Gildenberg, Dr. Stuart (Suzanne) Gildenberg, Edward (Nancy) Gildenberg, and Sheri (Jim) Mocio. Loving grandmother of Elyse, Eric, and Jamie Gildenberg, Melissa, Mitchell, and Brenna Gildenberg, Ashley and Corey Gildenberg, and Max Mocio. Devoted sister of Arthur Friedman and Isabelle Migdal. Dearest sister-in-law of Dr. Philip (Pat) Gildenberg. Also survived by many other loving family members and friends. SERVICE TODAY, 2 P.M. AT THE DORFMAN…

                                                                                                                              • Gay Jr., Leo Lawrence

                                                                                                                                will take place at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008 from the Holy Scripture Lutheran Church. Pastor Paul Schneider will officiate with burial in Midland Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Leo's family will receive friends at the Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Home, 1200 W. Wheeler St. on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Holy Scripture Lutheran Church. If you are unable to visit with the…

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

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

                                                                                                                                  • Gerald A. Meerschaert

                                                                                                                                    • Gerald L. Condren

                                                                                                                                      Gerald L. Condren, 62, of Monroe died Friday at Fountain View.

                                                                                                                                      • HAGGARD DOROTHY J (NEE HEISER)

                                                                                                                                        Saturday 4-7 p.m. and Sunday 2-8 p.m. Memorials may be made to Karmanos Cancer Institute or Angela Hospice.

                                                                                                                                        • HORSCH MARVIN ANDREW

                                                                                                                                          age 81 of Oakland. August 29, 2008. Loving husband of Marilynn. Dear father of Kathy (Warren) Warren, Susan (Don) Girard and Mary Ellen Keyser. Grandfather of Julie (Larry) Kent, Michael Warren and Lindsey Keyser. Great-grandfather of Rylin Kent. Marvin graduated with a Master Degree in Business, taught at Central Michigan and Macomb College and he was a retired executive from Chrylser-General Dynamics. Funeral service Wednesday, September 3, 2008, 11 a.m. at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut…

                                                                                                                                          • HOTCHKISS LAWRENCE D

                                                                                                                                            Age 76 of Washington Twp., August 29, 2008. Loving husband of Norma. Dear father of Susan (Jackie) Honeycutt and Gerald (Laura) Hotchkiss. Grandfather of Jason (Becky) Davis and Scott Honeycutt. Great-grandfather of Graham. Brother of Leslie (Marjorie) Hotchkiss. Lawrence graduated from Lawrence Tech and retired from the GM Tech Center. Funeral service Wednesday, September 3, 2008 1:00 p.m. at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Blvd., Rochester. The family will receive friends Tuesday 3-9 p.m.…

                                                                                                                                            • HULL LESLIE

                                                                                                                                              • HUNT MAXWELL EDWARD

                                                                                                                                                s on September 4, 2008 5-8 p.m. and September 5, 2008 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. with Funeral following at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tellico Village Community Church, 130 Chota Center, Loudon, TN 37774 or to Plimoth Plantation, P.O. Box 1620, Plymouth, MA 02362-1620.

                                                                                                                                                • Harold Borgman, 90

                                                                                                                                                  Harold A. Borgman, age 90, of LakeSide Vista, Holland, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 28, 2008.  Harold was employed at ChrisCraft Corp., Five Star Lumber Co., self-employed as a mason contractor, and service manager at Holland Motor Homes.  He was a member of Beechwood Reformed Church where he served as a janitor, Elder, and Deacon.  He was preceded in death by his wives, Henrietta (Van Dyke), Theresa Ronda; a son, David Borgman; grandson, Matthew Ericks, granddaughters, Amy VanderWall,…

                                                                                                                                                  • Hartman, Shirlee Mae

                                                                                                                                                    SHIRLEE MAE HARTMAN, 74, of Empire, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.A complete obituary will follow in a later edition of the Record-Eagle. The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                    • Hedelund, J. William

                                                                                                                                                      will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008 from the St. John's Episcopal Church. Reverend Rob Skirving will be celebrant, assisted by Reverend Michael H. Wilson, Minister of Pastoral Care. Interment will follow in Midland City Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday from noon until the time of service. Memorials may be offered to the St. John's Episcopal Church Food Pantry. Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home where personal messages of…

                                                                                                                                                    • Holly Nottingham, Jr.

                                                                                                                                                      COLDWATER — Holly Nottingham, Jr., age 78, went to be with our Lord on Monday, Aug. 25, 2008 at the home of his son. Holly was born in Duck, W. Va., on Oct. 7, 1929 the son of Holly Dae and Mamie Nottingham. Holly served in the US Army in the Korean War. He then married Betty Lou Brown in Castalia, Ohio on July 11, 1953 and she survives. After 44 years of marriage, they divorced on June 4, 1997.  Holly retired from Roadway Express as a truck driver in 1985 after 33 years of service. He then moved to…

                                                                                                                                                      • Irwin Grysen, 78

                                                                                                                                                        Irwin Grysen, 78, of Holland, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008.  Arrangements will be announced by the Yntema Funeral Home, 251 South State St., Zeeland.

                                                                                                                                                        • JASTRZEBSKI BETTY ANN

                                                                                                                                                          at the Sterling Heights Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 E. Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr). Tuesday 2-9 p.m. and Wednesday 1-9 p.m. with Rosary at 6 p.m. Funeral Thursday at St. Malachy Catholic Church, 14085 Fourteen Mile Road (btwn Schoenherr and Hayes). In state 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass 11 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memories to be shared at

                                                                                                                                                          • JOHNSON SGT FIRST CLASS DARNELL MARVIN

                                                                                                                                                            was born on October 29, 1966 to the loving parents Marvin Johnson (deceased) and Phyllis Johnson-Bryant. Darnell made his transition on July 26, 2008. He leaves to cherish his memory, mother, three daughters, four sisters, grandmother Carrie Johnson, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Services were held Saturday, August 2, 2008.

                                                                                                                                                            • JONES THERESA A (NEE DUNSKI)

                                                                                                                                                              63. Passed away Sunday, August 24, 2008 at her home in Eddyville, Kentucky with her family at her side. Beloved wife of Ed Jones. Devoted mother of Renee (Scott) McCoon, Cheryl Kemeny, Frances Shaw, Ramon Scola, and step-daughter Kelly Jones. Also survived by two grandsons, Kevin Shaw and Jacob Jones. Wonderful sister of John Dunski and Katherine Kincaid. She was predeceased by her parents John and Josephine Dunski. Cremation has taken place. Memorial to be held Thursday, September 4, 2008 from 1-9 p.m. at…

                                                                                                                                                              • Jack A. Guinther

                                                                                                                                                                Jack A. Guinther, age 86 of Sturgis, Mich., passed away early Wednesday morning, Aug. 27, 2008, at his home with his daughter and eldest grandson, Jason Walters, at his side. He was born Oct. 16, 1921, in Glouster, Ohio, a son of the late Fred and Arlene (Berger) Guinther. Jack had resided in Sturgis since 1952, coming from Akron, Ohio. On Aug. 3, 1974, he married Mary Lou Deckard in Sturgis. She died Nov. 22, 2005. He retired in 1985 from the Indiana Toll Road after 33 years of employment. Following his…

                                                                                                                                                                • James E. Quick July 12, 1934-Aug. 10, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                  James Eugene Quick, 74, New Orleans resident for 33 years, died Sunday afternoon, August 10th, at the Hospice Center in Houston, Texas. James was born in 1934, to parents Loretta and Milton Quick in Monroe, Michigan.

                                                                                                                                                                  • 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 J. Gervasio

                                                                                                                                                                      IRONWOOD, Mich. -- James J. Gervasio, 89, of Ironwood, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at his daughter and son-in-law's home in Ironwood.

                                                                                                                                                                      • James Mack

                                                                                                                                                                        • Jasper C. Adams

                                                                                                                                                                          Jasper Charles Adams, age 86 years of Hudson, formerly of Evart, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 at Schnepp Health Care Center in St. Louis, Mich. Jasper was born on May 26, 1922 in Prattville, the son of Frank and Etta Lena (Bacon) Adams. He married Dorothy Oles on July 13, 1944 in Clayton.  She survives.  Jasper served in the U.S. Army during World War II.  Jasper retired from the Good Year Tire and Rubber Company of Jackson in 1977. He also farmed for many years. Jasper attended the Open Door…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Jay F. Herbster 1947-2008

                                                                                                                                                                            Jay Herbster, 61, beloved son of James M. and Dorothy (Ehrsam) Herbster, passed away in Lambertville, MI on Friday, August 23, 2008. Jay was a 1965 graduate of Sylvania Northview High School and a graduate of the University of Toledo.

                                                                                                                                                                            • Jessie M. Eppolite

                                                                                                                                                                              BESSEMER, Mich. -- Jessie M. Eppolite, 78, of Yale Avenue, Bessemer, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, in Ironwood.

                                                                                                                                                                              • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                  Joe Johnson, 60, Westfield, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2008, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind. He was born June 8, 1948, in Wayne County. 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. Johnson of Westfield;…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Joseph L. Benoit

                                                                                                                                                                                    Joseph L. Benoit, 82, of Clinton Township, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008. He was born June 7, 1926, in Sault Ste. Marie.

                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Josephine S. Herman

                                                                                                                                                                                        Josephine S. Herman, age 96, of Adrian died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility. She was born Dec. 25, 1911, in Ottoville, Ohio, to Daniel and Emma (Brandehof) Byrne. She married Matthew Herman in Ottoville, Ohio, in 1930, and he preceded her in death in Oct. 27, 1964. Josephine was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and had worked at the American Chain and Cable Co. for 38 years, retiring in 1973. Surviving Josephine are one son, Jerome (Gloria) Herman, and one daughter, Mildred…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Julio Gutierrez

                                                                                                                                                                                          Gutierrez, Julio Gonzalez Jr. Saginaw, Michigan Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother went home to be with God on Thursday, August 28, 2008 at Hurley Medical Center. Age 61 years. A full obituary will appear in Saturday's edition of the Saginaw News. Arrangements entrusted to the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Rd. (off State).

                                                                                                                                                                                          • KILBOURN VIRGINIA E

                                                                                                                                                                                            Age 95, passed August 23, 2008 in Bowling Green, KY. The Michigan native is survived by her husband, Stanley H. Kilbourn, children Carole (Larry) Ledbetter of Bowling Green, KY and Tom (Leslee) Kilbourn of Kalamazoo, MI; two grandchildren, Melissa Iglehart of Louisville, KY and Michael Ledbetter of San Diego, CA; and four great-granddaughters. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, September 22, 2:00 p.m. Griffin Park, Bowling Green, KY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Leelanau…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • KOPEY CYNTHIA

                                                                                                                                                                                              Friday 2-9 p.m. at Voran Funeral Home, 5900 Allen Rd. (Allen Park Chapel). Onlineguestbook at

                                                                                                                                                                                              • KOWALEWSKI MABEL

                                                                                                                                                                                                Tuesday, 5-9 pm and Wednesday, 12-9 pm. Interment Glen Eden Memorial Park, Livonia.

                                                                                                                                                                                                • KRAMER KENNETH W

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, 4 - 9 p.m. and Thursday 2 - 9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Rd., Plymouth (btwn. Sheldon and Beck). In state Friday 10 a.m. until Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. John Neumann, 44800 Warren Rd., Canton. Entombment Glen Eden Cemetery. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please log on to

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • KRINKIE HARRY

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tuesday 2-4 and 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Service Wednesday 1 p.m. at Ford Funeral Home, 26560 Van Dyke (3 blocks S. of I 696). Burial White Chapel Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • KRZISNIK ROBERT L

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Age 66, August 30, 2008. Beloved husband of Nancy. Loving step-father of Corey (Sara) Hilton, Timothy (Heather) Hilton, and the late Adam Hilton. Adored grandfather of seven. Dear brother of Thomas (Kathy) Krzisnik. Fond uncle of Kimberly and Todd. Private Family Services will be held. Arrangements by Gillies Funeral Home, Lincoln.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kenneth D. Copeland

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kenneth D. Copeland, 96, Little Long Lake, Fremont, Ind., passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008 at Northern Lakes Nursing Center in Angola, Ind. He was born July 15, 1912 in California Township, Branch County, Mich. to John Henry and Amanda (Grove) Copeland. He married Dorothy B. (Brown) Copeland on June 3, 1934, she preceded him in death on Sept. 5,1993. He was a lifetime farmer, and an auditor at Litchfield State Savings Bank. He was a 1929 Fremont High School graduate, and a graduate of Fort Wayne…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • LAPHAM DOROTHY (SCHUMAN)

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Age 84, August 16, 2008; of Canton. Formerly of Dearborn. Beloved wife of the late James. Mother of Susan Hussein (Mahmoud), Linda Oke (Stuart). Loving grandmother of three and great-grandmother of one. Memorial Service 2 p.m. Saturday September 6 at First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth, 701 Church St., Plymouth, MI 48170.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • LAURI NEVFA M

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Saturday 6-8 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Pixley Funeral Home, 322 W. University Dr., Rochester. Rosary service Sunday 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Committal service Tuesday 12 noon at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Hospital of Michigan, Volunteer Services, 3901 Beaubien, Detroit, MI 48201 (Due to construction, please call (248) 651-9641 for directions to the funeral home). Please visit .

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • LEE (HERREMA) JERRY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Age 65. August 29, 2008. He was proud to have served in the U.S. Army and of being a radio personality on the Armed Forces Radio Network. He was the beloved husband of Arlene Lee. Loving father of Edward (Michelle) Berryhill. Devoted grandfather of Nathan. Dear brother of the late Allan Herrema and Jack (Linda) Herrema. Son of George and the late Louise Herrema. Also survived by his 2 nephews.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • LEONE BENEDICT M DDS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tuesday 3-9 p.m. and Wednesday 1-9 p.m. with Vigil Service 7:00 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Thursday 10:00 a.m. at St. Augustine and St. Monica Catholic Church, 4151 Seminole, Detroit 48218—west of Mack, between Grand Blvd. and Cadillac—until time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Donations preferred to St. Augustine and St. Monica Church. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • LEONE JOSEPH ARMANDO

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be Tuesday, 1-9 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. with in state 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Refuge, 3740 Commerce Road, Orchard Lake. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association or the American Heart Association.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lawrence D. Hotchkiss

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lawrence Garrison

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        GARRISON, Lawrence Henry "Lornie" - Age 60, of Fenton, has "walked on" as the Native Americans say, to be with the Great Spirit and all of his loved ones who have walked on before him, especially his dad and mother, Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at Crestmont Health Care Facility. Those who will walk on in the future to be with him are his children, Cynthia (Kenny) Truska, Sabrina Horle and Bryan (Martie) Garrison; his grandchildren, Joey and Jessica Bartels, Joel (Chippie) and Jennifer…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Letha Glass

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GLASS, Letha Shantea - 3 months, died Wednesday, August 27, 2008. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at Sharp Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 6063 Fenton Road, Grand Blanc Township. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10 AM until time of service Tuesday. Burial has taken place at Evergreen Cemetery, Grand Blanc. Those desiring may contributions to the family. Letha was born May 16, 2008 in Grand Blanc, the daughter of James Malachi Glass and Kimberly Nicole…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • MAROLEY ALBERTA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tuesday 2:30-7 p.m. Funeral Services Tuesday 7 p.m. at Hopcroft Funeral Home, 23919 John R., Hazel Park. .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • MATYE ANTON SR

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Monday 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. Rosary Monday time pending. A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr at Masonic (13½ Mile Rd.), Warren. In state Tuesday 12:30 p.m. until time of Mass 1 p.m. at St. Malachy Catholic Church, 14085 E. 14 Mile Rd., Sterling Heights. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial contributions to American Heart Association appreciated. .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • MEERSCHAERT GERALD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home 8459 Hall Rd. (3 Blks E. of Van Dyke) Utica Sunday 4-9 p.m. and Monday 2-9 p.m. In state Tuesday 9:30 a.m. at St. Isidore Catholic Church, 18203 23 Mile Rd. (23 and Romeo Plank), Macomb until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. Family request donations to Dominican Sisters of Adrian Retirement Fund or Hospice of Michigan Please share a memory at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • MILLNER EDGAR A

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Died August 29 at Henry Ford Hospital. Survived by wife of 66 years, Georgina (nee Parsons). Beloved father of the late Kevin, father-in-law of Debra. Grandfather of Kacie. Uncle of Kathy (Mike) Krause and John (Cheryl) Stanson. Great-uncle of Kari (AJ) Roth and Shane (Rev. Marc) Schwichtenberg. Great-great-uncle of Abby and Katy Schwichtenberg. Served in WWII as S/Sgt with 28th Inf. Div. in Europe, received Combat Inf. Badge and three Battle Stars. Worked 30 years at Ford World Headquaters. Inurnment Great…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • MOGGIO RUDOLPH DAVID

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      at church begins at 10 a.m. Memorial Tributes to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, or Lourdes Nursing Home. View obituary and share memories at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • MOORE JOHN WESLEY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at his home in Southfield. Family Hour Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at 10 a.m. Funeral at 11 a.m., Plymouth United Church of Christ, 600 W. Warren, Detroit, MI.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • MORATH CARL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2-8 pm Sunday and Monday at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd, Grosse Pointe Woods. Rosary 7:00 p.m. Monday. In state at St. Joan of Arc Church, 21620 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores 48080 from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday until Mass at 10:00 a.m. Memorials to the Church or Madonna University, Advancement Office, 36600 Schoolcraft Road, Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176 would be appreciated.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • MORIN SUSAN B

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            at Rudy Funeral Home, 25650 Van Dyke (10 1/2 Mile) Tuesday 2-9 p.m. with 7 p.m. Scripture. In state Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church, 25320 Van Dyke for 10 a.m. Mass time. Burial St. Clement Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John Hospice appreciated.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Margaret Castle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CASTLE, Margaret Ann - Age 79, of Swartz Creek, died Thursday, August 28, 2008 at Genesys Health Park. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, August 30, 2008 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Road, Swartz Creek, Pastor David Daniel officiating. Burial immediateley following at Flint Memorial Park, Mt. Morris. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from11:00 AM until time of service Saturday. Those desiring may make contributions to American Kidney Fund. Online condolences…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Margaret E. Holmes Feb. 18, 1918-Aug. 29, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Margaret E. Holmes, age 90 years of Monroe, MI, died Friday, August 29, 2008 at Medilodge of Monroe, MI.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mark J. Langton June 4, 1957-Aug. 30, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mark Joseph Langton of Carleton, Michigan, age 51, peacefully passed away at his home on Saturday, August 30, 2008 from a hard-fought battle with cancer.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Marquiss, Leroy R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LeRoy R. Marquiss of Bay City, formerly of Midland, passed away Friday, August 29, 2008, at home at the age of 76. LeRoy was born May 17, 1932 in Perry, Mich. to the late Lester and Maggie (Sperry) Marquiss. He was united in marriage to the former Mary A. Miller December 13, 1969. LeRoy owned and operated Marquiss Water Conditioning for 58 years. Surviving besides Mary, his loving wife of 38 years, are 10 children. The funeral service will take place 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008 at the Stapish Cederberg…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Marvin Larry ‘Lid’ Sell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Marvin Larry “Lid” Sell, 72, of Blissfield, passed away Friday, August 29, 2008, at his home. Marvin was born on Sept. 9, 1935, in Tecumseh, the son of John Henry and Nina (Rinehart) Sell, and was married on May 13, 1961, to Shirley Anne VanLoocke. He served in the Michigan National Guard from 1960 until 1964. He was a life long farmer, and also worked at GM Powertrain in Toledo, retiring in 1990. Marvin was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Blissfield, the Knights of Columbus, and the American…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mary Jean Robertson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mary Jean Robertson, 78, of Port Charlotte, Fla. died Monday, July 7, 2008, at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte. She was born Aug. 17, 1929, in Adrian, to Edward and Elsie (Teskie) Underwood. On Nov. 14, 1947, she married William Randolph at Tecumseh Friends Church in Tecumseh. They were together 34 years and had four children, Nancy, Jerry, Brenda and Bonnie. They went on many trips and vacations — Disneyland in California, New York World’s Fair, Montreal World’s Fair, Up North and to…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mary M. Koster

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DUNDEE - Mary M. Koster, 84, of Dundee died at 5:30 a.m. Saturday at TenderCare of Monroe.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Maurice Alonzo Olsaver

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Maurice Alonzo Olsaver, age 94, of Adrian, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, surrounded by his family at his home. He was born Feb. 23, 1914, in Dexter to Ray B. and Ruby E. (Pack) Olsaver. On Aug. 1, 1936, he married Vivian Irene McCrumb and she survives. Maurice worked as a pattern maker at the Bomber Plant at Willow Run during World War II. Maurice was a self-made man who, through hard work, talent and dedication, made remarkable accomplishments in his lifetime, ending his long career as president and owner of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • McGLINNEN DONNA R (NEE GAGNIER)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Monday 3:00-8:00 p.m. with Prayers 7:00 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack, Grosse Pointe. Funeral Tuesday. In state 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul on the Lake Church, 157 Lake Shore Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul Church Capital Campaign.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Melvin Gilbert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Melvin Francis Gilbert, 88, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at his home in Jackson. He was born Sept. 30, 1919, in McCune Station, Missouri, to John and Jessie (McCloud) Gilbert. He was married Jan. 29, 1938, to Wilma Adams and she survives. Melvin retired from Conrail Railroad in Jackson.  He had been a resident of Hillsdale prior to moving to Jackson. Surviving besides his wife, Wilma, are two sons, James (Alice) Walwarth of Jackson and Melvin (Sally) Gilbert Jr. of Hawkensville, Ga.;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mildred Martyniek

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mildred Warfield

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mildred Ione Warfield, 91, residing at the Hillsdale Medical Care Facility went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and her husband, Don, on Aug. 22, 2008.  She was born on Sept. 20, 1916 in Austin, Mich. to Everett and Metha (Kline) Howald.  She married Donald Leon Warfield Sept. 18, 1937 in Hillsdale and he preceded her in death on Nov. 14, 1995.  In the 1940's and 1950's they were often seen around the county playing with their band, The Michigan Redshirts, for local dances and events…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Molly Mavis Mackie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mr. Gail William Steiner / 1951-2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mr. Gail William "Bill" Steiner, 57, of Cape Coral, Fla., died on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • NORLUND HELEN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tuesday 2-8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church—Redford, Easter Seals, or the American Cancer Society.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Nemecek, M. Carmelina

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              M. CARMELINA NEMECEK, 83, of Traverse City, passed away at her home Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008. A complete obituary will appear in an upcoming edition of the Record-Eagle. Arrangements are pending through the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Orlin Ray Wells

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Orlin Ray Wells, 89, of Jonesville, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 7, 1919, in Adams Township, the son of Howard and Bertha (Lamb) Wells. He is survived by his wife, Maxine (Granger) Wells; one daughter, Susan Wells Goodlock; two grandchildren, Carrie (Gary) Hughes of Jerome and Matthew Dillon of North Adams; two great-grandchildren, Alice and Max Hughes; two step-children, Roberta (Neil) Finegan of Jonesville and Harold (Ruth) Granger of Jackson; 11 step-grandchildren;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Owings, Margaret E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MARGARET E. OWINGS, "MAGGIE", 86 of Mancelona, passed away at Munson Medical Center, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008. A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of the Record- Eagle. Arrangements are pending at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Owsen, Irene C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TRAVERSE CITY — Irene C. Owsen, 84, of Traverse City, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at Munson Medical Center.Irene was born in Detroit as the daughter of the late Francis and Frances (Rudnik) Bonkowski. She married the late Paul Owsen also in Detroit. Irene and her husband moved from Allen Park more than 30 years ago to the Traverse City Area. She was a loving wife and mother who thoroughly enjoyed her time as a homemaker. Irene enjoyed time in her garden, was a talented seamstress, and a fabulous cook.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • PARADIS ELLEN L

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Monday 3:00-8:00 p.m. at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E. of Woodward), Royal Oak. In state Tuesday 11:30 a.m. until time of service 12 noon at Prince of Glory Lutheran Church, Madison Heights. Memorials to the church are appreciated. Share your memories at .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • PIPER DORIS GRACE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        August 27, 2008. Age 88. Dear twin sister of the late Dorothy Helen Piper and sister of Richard A. Piper and the late Louis W. Piper. Dear aunt of Dawn Piper and William Piper. Burial was private. Arrangements entrusted to the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc., Shelby Township.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • POTTER JOHN HENRY JR

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          worked in Upper Man agement for Chrysler Management for more than 30 years. He made his peaceful transition, Tuesday, August 26, 2008 after suffering a brief illness. John leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, children, grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pauline Ruth Eley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pauline Ruth Eley, age 74, of Constantine, Mich., died Wednesday morning, Aug. 27, 2008, at her home, after being diagnosed on Tuesday with acute myelogenous leukemia. She had been feeling ill for just the previous week. Pauline was born on April 15, 1934, in Three Rivers, a daughter of Harley and Mable (Schrader) Shook. She grew up in Three Rivers and graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1952. Pauline then graduated from Western Michigan University after completing an accelerated schedule in 1955. …

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Peggy Day, 52

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Peggy Day, age 52, of Holland, went home to be with her Father in Heaven on Thursday, August 28, 2008.  Peggy was a member of the South Olive Christian Reformed Church and the Wednesday Night Coffee Break Bible study. She was an active volunteer for the American Cancer Society.  She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Leo and Laura Packard; and father-in-law, Harold.  She is survived by her husband Lynn, and children, Amy and Nathan Hayes of Missouri, Kari Day and fiancée Justin Coppel of Ann…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Phyllis A. Bickford

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                COLDWATER — Phyllis A. Bickford, 78, of Coldwater, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008 at The Laurels of Coldwater. A private gathering of family has been held. Following cremation, her ashes will be interred at Lester Cemetery in Algansee Twp. Arrangements have been cared for by Dutcher Funeral Home in Coldwater. Phyllis was born February 11, 1930 in Wright Twp., Hillsdale County the oldest child of Lon and Vianna (Harper) May.  She married Leslie Bickford of Coldwater in January of 1949. He preceded her in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Phyllis E. Morden

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Phyllis E. Morden, age 93, of Brandon, Fla., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, in Tampa, Fla. She was born in Ward, Iowa, on July 20, 1915, the daughter of Mrs. Addie Edwards Lindberts. She married Walter S. “Doc” Morden on Aug. 6, 1934, in Angola, Ind. They were married more than 60 years. Phyllis lived most of her lifetime in Michigan. When Doc retired they moved to Valrico, Fla. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter #51, Tecumseh, Mich., and Fellowship  Baptist Church,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Plummer, Jeffrey A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Jeffrey A. Plummer, 48, of Midland died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008. He was born June 10, 1960 to William "Jake" Plummer and Pauline (Flocker) Bradley in Midland where he was raised and educated. Jeff worked in the oil fields and then at Farmer Jack's. He attended Saginaw Valley State University. Jeff is survived by sons, Joshua and John Plummer, both of Midland, daughter, Amber Plummer of Florida; 5 grandchildren; father and step mother, William "Jake" and Patricia Plummer of Freeland;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Richard A. Drummonds March 7, 1983-Aug. 27, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Richard A. Drummonds, 25, of Dundee died Wednesday at St. James Hospital, Chicago Heights, Illinois.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rick Mosley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Richard T. “Rick” Mosley Jr., 53, of Hillsdale, passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at the home of his sister in Hillsdale. He was born Aug. 12, 1955, in Jacksonville, N.C.  His father was Richard Mosley. His mother and stepfather were Norman and Linda (Cornwell) Rogers, she survives in Hillsdale. Rick was a journeyman millwright and a graduate of North Adams High School. He had resided in Bonita Springs, Florida for the past 8 years and was also a former resident of the Bellevue area. Surviving…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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 G. Leonard Aug. 11, 1928-Aug. 30, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Robert G. Leonard, 80 years, a lifelong resident of Monroe, MI passed away Saturday, August 30, 2008 at 3:00 AM in his home with his beloved wife at his side.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Roberta Sanchez

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ronald B. Ritter Sr. March 21, 1939-Aug. 30, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ronald B. Ritter Sr., age 69, of Monroe, MI passed away Saturday, August 30, 2008 at 1:05 AM in his home surrounded by his loving family. Ron fought a courageous 3 year battle with lung cancer.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ronald Lee Velik

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • SANDERS BILLY T

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sunday 4-9 p.m. and Monday 12-9 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • SCANLON FLORENCE JANE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Monday, 2 - 6 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Funeral service Tuesday 10 a.m. at McCabe Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 21311 Civic Center Dr., Southfield, MI 48076

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • SCHELL JOSEPH O

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        at the Sterling Heights Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 E. Fifteen Mile Rd. (at Schoenherr), Sunday 2-9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday at St. Malachy Catholic Church, 14085 14 Mile Rd., Sterling Heights. In state 10 a.m. until time of Mass 11 a.m. Memories to be shared at .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • SCHNEIDER DON L

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3-8 p.m. Thursday, September 4 at the Kinsey-Garrett Funeral Home, 420 S. Lafayette, Royal Oak. Service 11 a.m. Friday, September 5 at Zion Lutheran Church, Albany at Woodward, Ferndale. Burial, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Detroit. Memorials suggested to the Leader Dogs For The Blind, PO Box 5000, Rochester, MI 48308.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • SCHUCK ANGELINE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            "SAL" Of Brighton, Michigan. Age 93. Loving mother of Diane (Daniel) Burke and Mary Lou Schuck both of Brighton. Beloved grandmother of Glenn, Paul, David and Mary. Dear great-grandmother of Sarah, Rachel, Abigail, Ethan, Ella, Dominick and Brendan, and sister of Edward Gaffka of Cheboygan. Viewing at 10:00 a.m. with Funeral at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church, Brighton. Visit, Tuesday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel (810)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • SCHUHMACHER JOSEPHINE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Age 83 of East China Township, died August 29, 2008. Daughter of the late Maurice and Ellen (Wolfe) DeMist. Wife of the late John W. Schuhmacher. Loving mother of William, Lance (Sue), and Doug (Cindy) Schuhmacher. Sister of Bob, Maurice, and Joseph DeMist. Services Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Clair. Visiting Monday 2-9 p.m. and Tuesday 9-10 a.m. at Young Funeral Home, China Township, 810-329-4766.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • SEAMAN SYLVIA B (NEE KAJKOWSKI)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                August 27, 2008. Age 70. Beloved wife of Kenneth. Loving mother of Doris Zigler. Dearest sister of Wallace Kajkowski and Diane Hardy. The family will receive visitors Tuesday, 10 a.m. until memorial service at 11 a.m. L.A. Turowski and Son Funeral Home, 9300 Middlebelt (north of Joy Rd.)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • SHEREDA JOAN F

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  66 died peacefully (of cancer) July 27, 2008. Predeceased by her parents Louis J. and Helen (Dolkowski) and her siblings, Louis R., Michael J., and Patricia Schuler. Survived by her sister Mercedes, sister-in-law Cynthia (Ranke), brother-in-law James Schuler, nephews Cmdr. Robert (Chris Biederwolf) and Jeff Whiteman (Whitney James). A retired teacher, Joan loved her students. She cared for our Mother with joy and appreciated beauty in song, art and style. Memorial Mass on her birthday, September 5, at St.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • SIMPSON CHESTER A

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    is at Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 30200 Five Mile Road, Livonia on Monday, September 1st from 2-8 p.m. There will be additional visitation at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, followed by the Funeral Services at 3:00 p.m. First United Methodist Church is located at 45201 North Territorial, Plymouth, Michigan (½ Mile West of Sheldon) 734-453-5280.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • SNIDER IDA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      94 Beloved wife of the late Ben Snider. Dear mother of Larry (Maxine) Snider and Judy (David) Leash. Loving grandmother of Stephanie Snider, Suzanne Snider, and Elana (Frank) Aoyama. Great-grandmother of Rayna Aoyama. Sister of the late Lillian Jaffe Oaks and the late Oscar Hertz. Sister-in-law of Beatty Hertz and Ida Robbins. SERVICES 10:00 SUNDAY MORNING AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT BETH EL MEMORIAL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • STANCZAK MARY ANN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        74, August 29, 2008, of Roseville since 1970. Beloved wife of the late Stanley H. Dear mother of Kathy, Barry (Sheila), Mark, David, Tim, Ron, Marcia and Dale. Dear grandmother of Ryan, Jessica, Kyle and John. Friends may visit Monday 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-9 p.m. (with a prayer service at 7 p.m.) at Kaul Funeral Home, 27830 Gratiot, Roseville and on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at Holy Innocents Catholic Church (Frazho Road between Gratiot and Hayes). Share a memory with the family…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • STONE ROSS C

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          "CHRIS" of Harper Woods passed away August 25, 2008 at age 46. Beloved husband of Joanell Stone (Parmentier). Loving father of Matthew, Michael, and Melissa Stone. Dearest son of Ross and Beverly Stone. Brother of James Stone (Marla), Deborah Hammel, and Karen Oliver (Kevin). A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 6, 2008 at 12:00 PM at A.H. Peters Funeral Home 20705 Mack Ave., at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of A.H.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • SZOTT TIMOTHY J

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            August 21, 2008 in Tucson, Arizona. Brother of Marianne Wieczorek (Robert) and Michael Szott (Martha). Uncle of Emily Wank (Greg), Amy Soldan (Clint), Jennifer Szott and Mark Szott. Great uncle of Calvin and Celine Soldan. Tim touched countless lives through his work at Habitat for Humanity in Tucson and the HabiStore. Memorial Mass Wednesday 10 a.m. at St. Regis Church, 3695 Lincoln (at Lahser Rd.), Bloomfield Hills. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Habitat for Humanity Tucson, 621 W. Lester St., Tucson,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Samuel J. Davey

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sennett’s death closes a chapter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A Holland historical archive vanished with the passing of Fritzi M. Sennett on Aug. 8 at the age of 85. In a life spanning more than half this city’s existence, she both contributed to and chronicled its story. Sennett was born Fritzi Margaret Jonkman on Nov. 16, 1922. She graduated Hope College in 1944. After practice teaching at Holland High School where she was adviser to the Horizon Girls, she taught for two years in Kalkaska. She returned here and joined The Sentinel, writing social news features…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sheryle Ann Seppa

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Shirley Newman

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stanley W. Bodine Feb. 23, 1925-Aug. 27, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Stanley W. Bodine, 83, of Carleton died at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday at Mercy Memorial Hospital. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 1 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Rupp Funeral Home, Monroe, where a Rosary service will be held at 6 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sturmer, Ralph E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        RALPH E. STURMER, 85, of Lake Ann, passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at his home.Private family graveside services will take place at a later date. The family was served by Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • THORNBURG OWEN L

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Age 59. Died August 25, 2008 due to complications from smoking and heart disease in Roseville, Michigan. He worked for 25 years for Kerry Steel in Dearborn. He is survived by sons Robert and Ryan. Services will be held Wednesday, September 3, at 2 p.m. at the Church of Christ, 128 Cedar Street, Kalkaska, MI.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Theresa A. Jones

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • UHAZIE CHARLES M

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Monday 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday 1-9 p.m. Mr. Uhazie served the New Haven Public School District as a Teacher, High School Principal, and Superintendent with 35 years of dedicated service. Donations preferred to New Haven High School Alumni Fund. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • VINELEAF ROY W

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Friday 3 - 9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Rd. (btwn Sheldon and Beck) in Plymouth. Funeral service Saturday; please call for time 734-459-2250. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 32.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Virginia Corinne Canuelle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Virginia Corinne Canuelle, 73, of Yale, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Virginia L. Chamberlin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Virginia "Gin" L. Chamberlin, 79, a resident of Chesterfield Township, died Thursday, Aug, 28, 2008, at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center, Mount Clemens. She was born Jan. 3, 1929, in Mount Clemens.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Virginia Wagner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Virginia Wagner, age 89, of 214 S. Lakeview Ave., Sturgis, Mich., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at home. She was born June 21, 1919, in Sturgis, a daughter of the late Oliver and Goldie (Wheeler) Edgerton. Virginia graduated from Sturgis High School with the class of 1937 and resided in Sturgis all of her life, except from 1954 - 1975 when she lived in Colon, Mich., and 1979 -1989 she lived in Newport Richie, Fla.   She married Robert J. Wagner Sr. in Ft. Wayne, Ind.  He passed away on Jan. 18,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • WAINEO SARAH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tuesday 3-9 p.m. with Funeral Service Wednesday 11 a.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd., Livonia. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to Angela Hospice.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • WATROUS THOMAS D

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          After a long battle with cancer, age 73, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, passed away on August 29, 2008. He was born in Royal Oak, Michigan, and moved to Florida 12 years ago. Thomas was the proprietor of a promotional sales business for 30 years. Thomas was a member of PGA National, and was ranked as the 3rd best senior amateur golfer at one time. Among his accomplishments were being the Michigan Senior Open Champion, 3 time Michigan Senior Amateur Champion, 3 time Oakland Hills Senior Club Champion,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • WEBB JOSEPHINE J

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Age 74. August 27, 2008 of Dearborn Heights. Beloved wife of the late Charles. Loving mom of Victoria Webb (Joseph Korsak). She is survived by two brothers and one sister. Dearest aunt to John (Linda) Comilla, Jr. and their children Julie and Kerrie. Also survived by several other nieces, nephews, and other loving family. Memorial Service Wednesday 5 p.m. at The Allen Park Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 10915 Allen Rd. (corner of Goddard). The family will receive friends on Wednesday immediately…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • WELLS HARRIET B

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Monday 5-8 p.m. and Tuesday 3-8 p.m. Memorials appreciated to Beautiful Savior or a worthwhile cause of the donor's choice. Obituary and condolences at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • WILLINGHAM WILLIE J

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Passed away August 23, 2008. Predeceased by wife Margaret Willingham. Loving father of two daughters and two sons. Owner Willie J. Willingham Asphalt Paving. Funeral services were held Saturday 11 a.m. at Haley Funeral Directors.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wayne Hofmann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • William F. Dillon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      William F. Dillon, 71, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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 P. Toro June 7, 1953-Aug. 29, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          William P. Toro, 55, of Carleton, died at 6:53 a.m. Friday in his home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Yvonne 'Vonnie' Michelle Carver

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Yvonne "Vonnie" Michelle Carver, 58, of St. Clair Shores, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at home. She was born May 14, 1950, in Pontiac.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • ZILKA MAX JR

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tuesday 1:00-9:00 p.m. at Crane Funeral Home, 36885 Goddard Rd., Romulus (734-941-9200). Service Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Geoffrey G. Drutchas, St. Paul United Church of Christ officiating. Memorials to St. Paul UCC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Albena E. Clark

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Belva J. Preston

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Carol A. Wiseman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Charlotte Elaine Wicker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Clayton "Del" Andrews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Corinda M. Burtch

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Counts, Sharon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Douglas, Larry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Elmendorf, Charles G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Frederick H. Russow, Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fuller, William E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Harry Andrews Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Henry Popler

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Herman O. "Buck" Neumann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Howard F. Kunce

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Howard L. Lozon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Josephine M. Schuhmacher

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Joyce Leone Hoy Harrington

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Jusdon Taft Thurston, Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kathleen M. Hux

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Michael R. Appleford

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Perry, Judith Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Peter J. Kaczor

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Richard T. Baldwin

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sophia M. Backus

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