Friday, September 19, 2008

Michigan Obituaries 09/19/08

2:00-9:00 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield Rd. (N. of 15
Mile). In state Saturday 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. at
St. Ronald Catholic Church, 17701 Fifteen Mile Rd. Memorials to the
Capuchins would be appreciated. Please share a memory with the family at

5-9 pm. and Sunday 2-9 p.m. at the D. S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral
Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12½ Mile). Memorial sharing time
Sunday evening 7 p.m. Donations appreciated to American Cancer Society.
Please share memories at
Alice Prichard, 92, of Centreville, died Sept. 17, 2008, at her home.
Arrangements will be announced by the Eley Funeral Home in Centreville.
W. Parmenter, 86, of LaGrange, Ind., died Sept. 16, 2008, at Miller’s
Merry Manor in LaGrange. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.
Friday  at the First Church of God in LaGrange where services are at 2
p.m. Saturday.  Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, LaGrange.
Memorials may be made to Gideon’s International. Arrangements are by
Frurip-May Funeral Home, LaGrange.  
(Katerberg) Schierbeek, age 84, of Holland, went home to her Lord
Monday, September 15, 2008, at Holland Hospital.  She was born in the
Netherlands and immigrated to the United States settling in Holland in
1950 with her husband Ralph and two children. She was preceded in death
by her husband of 60 years, Ralph Schierbeek on March 11, 2008; and two
brothers, Geert and Gerrit.  Arene was a member of Bethany Christian
Reformed Church for 53 years.  She is survived by her children, John
Schierbeek of…
quot;Jim quot; Fisher, 75 years, of Petersburg, MI died Tuesday
September 16, 2008 in the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans Grand Rapids,
MI. A roofer for over 50 years, he worked for A. B.
Eugene Holloway March 29, 1928 — Sept. 8, 2008 Arthur Eugene Holloway,
80, of Jerome, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, in
his home. Arthur was born on March 29, 1928, in West Palm Beach,
Florida, the son of Arthur Ezekiel and Myrtle Mae (Sikes) Holloway. He
attended Palm Beach High School where he was a Civil Air Patrol Cadet
and played on both the baseball and basketball teams, and received his
BA in Business from the University of Miami, Fla. He served in the
United States…
L. Steinman, 80, of Sebewaing and Englewood, Fla., died July 5, 2008.,
Cremation has taken place. There will be no funeral services.
Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile
Rds.) Thursday 5-8 p.m. and Friday 2-8 p.m. Prayers, Friday 7 p.m.
Memorials appreciated to DeLaSalle Collegiate Brother George Synan
Memorial Fund, 14600 Common Rd., Warren, MI 48088. Obituary and
condolences at, 1 guest book message
82, September 16, 2008. Beloved husband of Virginia. Loving father of
Richard Beasley, Jean (Timothy) Morbach and Jim (Pauline) Beasley. Dear
grandfather of Jonathan Morbach and brother to Norman Beasley and
Florence McClellan. Services were private. Memorial contributions to
Angela Hospice would be appreciated. Arrangements by the
Northrop-Sassaman Funeral Home, (Northville).
Lake Angelus, formerly of St. Clair Shores, died September 18, 2008 at
84 years of age. Loving husband of Elva for 61 years; dear father of
Dennis (Lisa) Berger, Bonnie (Dan) O'Keefe and Debra (Tim) Driscoll;
grandfather of nine. Preceded in death by two brothers. Henry was a
veteran of US Navy WWII. He worked for a small tool and die plant for
the automotive industry for over 25 years. He loved golf, working with
cars and his springer spaniels. Funeral service Monday, September 22,
2008 at 12:30…
3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service at Wujek-Calcaterra &
Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state
Saturday 10:30 a.m. until time of 11 a.m. Mass at St. Blase Catholic
Church, 12151 15 Mile Rd. at Dodge Park. Interment Resurrection
Cemetery. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest
Book" at .
56 passed away on August 21st at Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital. Mike was
a retired computer operator for 35 years, an amateur photographer, an
avid history buff and longtime member of 'E Toile Du Nord historic
reenactment club. He is survived by his parents Victor and Nancy,
sister Kristen, children Bridget and Michael II, grandsons Steven and
Seth and nephew Cole. Cremation has already taken place and a memorial
will be held September 20th 2 p.m. at Civic Center Park in Madison
Heights off of 13 Mile…
83, September 17, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Peter. Dearest mother
of Daniel, Paul (Cindy), and Barbara (Don) Johnson. Loving grandmother
of Jordan (Fleur), Mara, Ashley, Jeffrey and Amanda. Dear sister of Tom
(Jean) Bittove and Viola (the late Aram) Sarkissian. Sister-in-law of
Helen (the late Boris) Moharemoff. Family will receive friends Friday
1-8 p.m. at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, 25509 W. Warren (3 blocks E.
of Beech Daly), Dearborn Hts. Funeral Saturday 11:00 a.m. at the
funeral home.…
2-9 p.m. with 7:00 p.m. Rosary at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc.,
54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd. Funeral Saturday, in state 9:30 a.m. at
St. Isidore Church, 18201 23 Mile Rd. at Romeo Plank until time of Mass
at 10:00 a.m. Donations are welcome to Evangelical Home Hospice Unit.
Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their
"On-Line Guest Book" at
Barbara E. - Age 56, of Otisville, went to be with her Lord Monday,
September 15, 2008 at Brian's House Hospice. Funeral services will be
held 1 PM Thursday, September 18, 2008 at Otisville Assembly of God
Church, 9444 Dodge Rd., Otisville with Pastor Tom Forgo officiating.
Visitation will be held from 11-2 and 6-9 PM Wednesday at Sharp Funeral
Home & Cremation Center, 6063 Fenton Rd., Flint. Those desiring may
make memorial contributions to the Barbara E. Morales Memorial Fund.
Yoder, 87, of Goshen Ind., died Sept. 13, 2008 at her home. She was
born Dec. 4, 1920 in Exeland, Wisc., a daughter to Rudy and Elizabeth
(Thomas) Hochstetler. On Oct. 15, 1942 she married Ammon C. Yoder in
Morocco, Ind. He preceded her in death on June 8, 2000. She was a
homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Surviing are five
daughters, Elizabeth Ann Stauffer of Sterling, Ill., Katie
(Harvey) Schlabach of Burr Oak, Mich., Lydia Mae (Orla) Eash of
Shipshewana, Ind., Mary…
85, born Yosef Chamarski on December 12, 1922, in Eishishok, Poland,
died on September 12, 2008. Mr. Cameron, a survivor of the Holocaust,
immigrated to the United States after living several years in Israel.
He lived most of his life in the Detroit area where he worked as a
tradesman and was a member of the International Brotherhood of
Electrical Workers (IBEW). He was an active outdoorsman and enjoyed
skiing, skating and sailing. Mr. Cameron is survived by his son, Andrew
L. Cameron, of Apopka,…
from 2 p.m. until time of service at 4 p.m. at the R.G. & G.R.
Harris Funeral Home, 31551 Ford Rd., Garden City. Please sign the
online guestbook at
be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, on Friday from 1 to 9 p.m.
and on Saturday from 11 to 12 Noon. Funeral Services will be held
Saturday, September 20, 2008 at 12 Noon at Marsh Funeral Chapel,
Sandusky, MI, with Rev. Douglas Richardson officiating. Cremation will
follow services at the Sunset Valley Crematory in Bay City with
Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Sandusky. Memorial suggestion to
United Hospice. Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky.

“Carrie” E. Gaiera, 90, of Pigeon, passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008
at Scheurer Hospital Long Term Care, Pigeon., Funeral Memorial Mass
will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 from St. Roch
Catholic Church, Caseville, with the Rev. Fr. Kenneth Yaroch
Catherine O. Weber, 95, of Gladwin passed away Sept. 16, 2008 at MidMichigan Gladwin Pines following a long illness.
Joseph “Charlie” Crane of West Branch, formerly of Davison, 71, passed
away Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 at Genesys Health Park, Grand Blanc.
HOWARD R .; of Pontiac; went home to be with his Lord on September 16,
2008; age 88. Loving husband of Virginia Langdon Dow for 63 years;
beloved father of Dorothy (Edward) Hannum, David (Cheryl) Dow, Diane
(Norman) Suire, Denise (David) Howison and the late Dennis Dow; also
cherished by six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Mr. Dow
was retired from General Motors Truck and Coach. He was a long time
member of the Oakland Evangelical Presbyterian Church and was a veteran
of the United States…
4-9 p.m. and Sunday 1-9 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000
Schoenherr at Masonic (13½ Mile), Warren. Vigil Sunday 3:00 p.m.
Funeral Monday, in state at 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m.
at St. Donald Catholic Church, 16300 12 Mile, Roseville.
E. Redmon, 69, of Constantine, passed away Sept. 11, 2008, at his home.
He was born in Tipton, Ind., on March 29, 1939,  the son of Steven and
Bertha (Stout) Redmon. Dale worked at Millbank Sheet Metal Co. in
Kokomo, Ind. for 36 years, retiring in 2001. Dale was a member of the
Friends of the St. Joseph River, and the St. Joseph Co. Conservation
and Sportsman Club. Surviving are his son, Charles (Becky) Redmon;
daughters  Marlene Gardner and Charlene (Roger) Brown, and Tammy
Carson,  all of…
L. Belote, age 52, of Bronson, Mich., died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at
the Community Health Center of Branch County following a long illness.
He was born April 14, 1956, in Coldwater, a son of Kenneth M. and
Carolyn M. (Klemmer) Belote, and graduated from Bronson High School in
1974. He then earned his associate’s degree at Ferris State University
in 1976 and in 1977 moved to Houston, Texas, for a year, working in
construction. Dan lived and worked in Colorado for Wick Homes from 1980
to 1989.  …
M. Demers, 45, of Hillsdale, passed away   Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at
his home. He was born May 20, 1963 in Gary, Ind. to Michael and Barbara
(Maluvac) Demers, they survive in Osseo.  Dan was a graduate of Pioneer
High School and attended St. Anthony Catholic Church. He has resided in
the Hillsdale area the past 12 years and prior to that in Kunkle, Ohio.
Surviving besides his parents Michael and Barbara, is a sister,
Lorraine Landers of Osseo and also several extended family members and
Wakefield-George, age 49, of Defiance, Ohio, passed away Wednesday,
Sept. 17, 2008, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was
born Oct. 21, 1958, in St. Johns, Mich., the daughter of David and Jo
(Woodbury) Wakefield. On Sept. 24, 1983, she married Doug George. He
survives. Dawn was a 1980 graduate of Michigan State University and a
member of Delta Phi Gamma sorority. She taught at Defiance High School,
Miami East and Covington High Schools in Miami County, Ohio, and Tinora
High School,…
at 10:00 a.m. and the Mass at 11:00 a.m. Memorials may be made to the
Sanctuary at Belbrook. Please share a memory of Grace at
10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, September 20, 2008 at the church. Memorial
contributions may be made to the Sanctuary at Belbrook. Memories may be
shared with the family at
L. Jagielski, age 49, of Clinton passed away Sept. 16, 2008. Debbie was
born Oct. 17, 1958 in Racine, Wis., the daughter of  Ralph and Caroline
Haman. On Oct. 24, 1997, she married Joseph Jagielski, Jr. in
Belleville, Mich. He survives. Her greatest joy in life was her family.
She was a loving, creative and talented soul blessed with beauty and
grace; who could brighten a stormy day with her bright sunshiny face.
She attended St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Tecumseh. Besides her
husband, Joe, she…
LAKE ? William Arthur Devlin Jr. and Gloria Marguerite Devlin, both of
Fife Lake, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, in
Kalkaska.William was born on April 19, 1923, in Highland Park, the son
of the late William and Esther (Tucker) Devlin. Gloria was born on Feb.
11, 1924, in Detroit, the daughter of the late Francis and Mary
(Sayers) Eppinger. William and Gloria were married June 4, 1948, in
Detroit. William retired from Ford Motor Company after over 30 years as
an engineer. Gloria…
Dexter Ross Whitmore Jr. went into the great beyond on Sept. 15, 2008, at home surrounded by his family.
Donald Allen Cleary, 70, of Perry, formerly of Fowlerville, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer.
F. Armbruster, 83, of Allen passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16 at home. He
was born on Oct. 17, 1924, in Tuscola County to Herbert and Beatrice
(Finkbeiner) Armbruster.  Donald was a farmer, former Jonesville police
officer and retired Allen Twp. Sexton.  He enjoyed bowling and fishing
and loved to play cards. On Dec. 31, 1944, he married Hannah Fuerst and
she survives. Also surviving are daughter Brenda (Duane) Kratzer of
Allen, son Fred (Connie) Armbruster of Jonesville, sister Ila (Arthur)
Fiebig of…
Rogers, age 61, passed away Friday, September 12, 2008.  He was
preceded in death by his daughter, Dodie Renee Rogers; and his brother,
Paul Rogers.  Don will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Viola Rogers
(VanderLaan); his children, Russell Eugene (Katie) Rogers, Randie Vi
Rogers; his grandchildren, Ellie, Max and Summer; his mother-in-law,
Dorothy VanderLaan; his brothers, David (Carol) Rogers, Jerome (Diane)
Rogers, and Paul’s wife, Carolyn.  Visitation was held from 2 to 4 and
7 to 9 p.m.…
Dixon, 81, passed away September 3, 2008. She was a member of Grace
Bible Church. She founded the Hi Neighbor Service as well as the New
Comers Club in Brandon, Fla. She assisted her husband who was director
of Child Evangelism Fellowship and the Inner City Outreach Inc. for 23
years. She is survived by her husband, Jack; children, Michael and Bill
Hilbrands and Jill Leavens; stepchildren, John Dixon III, Carol Smith,
Kay Scaglione and Karen Ely; sister, Hazel Visser; 16 grandchildren;
and five…
Doris G. Bay City, Michigan Doris passed away Sunday, September 14,
2008 at Bay Shores Nursing Home, age 89 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

K. Kowalski April 6, 1995 — Sept. 11, 2008 Dystin K. Kowalski, 13, of
Coldwater, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, after a courageous battle
with cancer for 2 years. Dystin was born April 6, 1995, in Coldwater,
to Kirt and Penny (Horn) Kowalski. He was a student at Legg Middle
School; his favorite subjects where History, Math, and Science. He
played Coldwater Rocket Football and was a big U of M fan. He enjoyed
hunting, fishing, and riding his Make-A-Wish Rhino. He is survived by
his parents, Kirt…
DAVIES MARLETTE Everett Davies, age 74, a lifelong resident of
Marlette, passed away Monday (September 1, 2008) from melanoma at the
Hospice Residence in Marlette. He was born March 20. 1934, in Marlette,
the son of the late Walter and Laura (Macklen) Davies. He married
Shirley Sirdan on June 3, 1961 in Kingston. Everett graduated from
Marlette High School in 1952. He served his country in the U.S. Army
from 1955 to 1957. Mr. Davies worked for 30 years at Buick City in
Flint and 19 years at Ken Miller Farm s in Marlette. Everett was a
long-time member of the Hope Lutheran Church and also a member of the
U.A.W. Local 599. He was a jack of all trades, a great husband, father
and grandfather. He loved to go to toy tractor shows and also collect
toy tractors, toy classic pickups and cars. He is survived by his wife,
Shirley of Marlette; son, David (Shellie) Davies of Brown City;
daughter, Linda (Skeeter) Ford of Clifford; grandchildren, Michael and
Tyler Davies of BrownCity, Kelsey Ford of Daytona Beach, Fla., Taylor
Ford of Clifford; brother, Emerson (Pat) Davies of Chester, S.C.;
sister-in-law, Thelma Whitford of Tawas. He was preceded in death by
his parents; brother, Mervin Davies; sister, Olive Phillips; two
nephews and a niece. Memorials may be donated to the Hope Lutheran
Church or United Hospice Service. Cremation has taken place at the
Sunset Valley Crematory in Bay City. A memorial service will be held at
11 a.m., Saturday (September 6, 2008) at the Hope Lutheran Church in
Juhl. Pastor Bart Muller will officiate. Burial of cremains will follow
the service at Juhl Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Marsh Funeral
Chapel, Marlette.  
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Boeve, age 96,of Holland, died Wednesday, September 17, 2008, in the
Inn at Freedom Village.  His wife, Elizabeth Boeve, preceded him in
death in 1986.  He was a member of Christ Memorial Church.  He was
involved with Kiwanis Club since 1964, serving as past president and
lieutenant governor.  He spent 25 years with Gideons and was involved
with the boards of Home Missions and Classical Home Missions of the
Christian Reformed Church in Portland, Oregon, for 15 years.  A
resident of Portland, Ed…
IRONWOOD, Mich. -- Edward R. "Echo" Kusz, 95, of 721 Leonard St., Ironwood, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, in Hurley.
J. Vogler, 63, of Coldwater, died peacefully, after a long battle with
cancer on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at her home in Coldwater, with her
family at her side. Elizabeth was born June 6, 1945, in East Jordan,
Mich., to William and Ruth (Darbee) Bell. Ms. Vogler spent many years
in East Jordan, coming to Coldwater in 1987. She received her RN
certification from Hurley Hospital in Flint and eventually went on to
earn her MSW from Western Michigan University in 1987. Elizabeth had a
W. Johnson, age 77, of Fennville, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at
Golden Orchards Assisted Living in Fennville. Born April 28, 1931, she
was the daughter of Charles and Mildred Williams. Ellen was a member of
All Saints Episcopal Church, Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society, long
time benefactor of the Red Barn Theatre, supporter of the Saugatuck
Center of the Arts, member of the Pier Cove Ravine Trust Association, a
benefactor to the South Western Michigan Underwater Preserve Society
BEACH - Enidglee “Glee” (Wheeler) McAdam, age 86 of Onaway, passed away
on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 at Golden Beach Manor, Huron Beach.
Eric C. Saginaw, Michigan Passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2008. Age
72 years. Complete Obituary will be published in Thursday's edition of
the Saginaw News. The Funeral Service will take place at 11:00 a.m.
Friday, September 19, 2008, at the United Pentecostal Church, 6740
Dixie Hwy. Rev. Kevin Leaman will officiate. Friends may call at the W.
L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel 5700 Dixie Hwy. from 1:00-3:00 p.m. and
5:00-9:00 p.m. Thursday and then at the Church from 10:00 a.m. Friday
until the…
Eugene F. McNett, 84, of Temperance, MI, died Sunday, September 14, 2008 at Harborside of Point Place.
Evelyn May Patterson, 81, of Gladwin, passed away Sept. 7 at her home.
husband of Sheree Falkauff. Dear father of Adam Falkauff and Karlee
(Mark Clifford) Falkauff. Devoted son of Blanche Falkauff and the late
Jack Falkauff. Brother of Sherrie Falkauff. Loving son-in-law of
Frances and Herbert Berger. Dear brother-in-law of Lori and Randy
Weinstein and Marc and Jodi Berger. Proud uncle of Nicole Falkauff,
Amanda and Aron Weinstein, Jordan, Emily, and Evan Berger. SERVICES 10
the Voran Funeral Home (Dearborn Chapel), Friday 2-9 p.m. Funeral
Service Saturday, September 20, 2008, 11 a.m. at the Funeral Home.
Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Obituary/Guestbook at
4 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Memorial contributions to American Heart/Stroke Association appreciated.
E. Bengelsdorf, 75 of Dundee, Mich., died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at
Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe after a 15-month bout with breast
cancer. Born Oct. 9, 1932, in Sturgis, Mich., she was a daughter of
John and Nina (Buchholz) Falkenstein.  She was married to Robert C.
Bengelsdorf on March 14, 1953, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sturgis by
Rev. Herbert Heidenreich. Fern was a homemaker; a member of Trinity
Lutheran Church, Monroe, where she was a Sunday School teacher for 30
years; a former…
E. Bengelsdorf, 75, of Dundee, MI died at 3:56 p.m. Monday, September
15, 2008, at Mercy Memorial Hospital after a fifteen month bout with
breast cancer. Friends may call from 1 - 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Rupp
Funeral Home, Monroe.
— Flora A. “Flo” DeVolder, 87, of Camden Township, passed away
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 at Maple Lawn Medical Care Facility,
Coldwater.  She was born March 4, 1921 in Branch County to Ira and Lulu
(Nettleman) Carr.  She attended the Fremont and Camden schools,
graduating in 1938.  Mrs. DeVolder worked in the Regal Machine Shop
during WWII and was also employed at the dime store in Coldwater. 
Later she became a bus driver for the Camden-Frontier Schools and a
receptionist at the…
Ekdahl McCarn, age 88, of Douglas, died on Monday, September 15, 2008,
in Hospice House of Holland. Florence was born in Douglas, on October
2, 1919 to Gottfried and Anna Ekdahl She was preceded in death by her
husband, Max McCarn in 1988; her infant twin sons; four sisters; and
one brother. She is survived by her daughters, Patricia (Nolan) Hall of
Mason and Mary Browning of Saugatuck; five grandchildren; eight
great-grandchildren; three great- great-grandchildren; and many nieces
and nephews…
John Pieper, Jr., 85, of Harbor Beach, passed away Monday, Sept. 1,
2008 at his home., Funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5,
2008 in Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church, Harbor Beach, with
burial in the church cemetery., Visitation will be from 1 to 5 and 7 to
9 p.m. Thursday in Ramsey Funeral Home, Harbor Beach., A complete
obituary will be in Wednesday’s Huron Daily Tribune or by viewing
www.RamseyFH.Com .
Fred Allen (Sonny), 33, formerly of Belleville and Monroe MI, passed
away unexpectedly on September 7, 2008 at his residence in Wesley
Chapel, Florida.
94 of Commerce Twp. died September 16, 2008. Loving wife of 60 years to
the late Joseph (d. 2006). Marion Gawenda will always be remembered for
her generosity and living her life to the fullest. Marion's door was
always open to all and was the magnet that drew us all together. Loving
sister of Rose (Frank) Woznik, Ed (Loretta) Birecki, the late John
Birecki and Eleanor Waligorski. Mrs. Gawenda is survived by numerous
nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews from the Gawenda, Birecki,
Bortz and…
86, of Northville, passed away September 18, 2008. Beloved husband of
Donna. Loving father of Gary (Nora), Karen (Dr. Patrick) Smith, and
Devon (Bruce) Fralick. Dear brother of Thelma Datson and William (Ann).
Adored grandfather of Paul, Dylan, Kyle, Kelly, Holly, Tracy, and
Shelby. Funeral Service Saturday 11 a.m., with visitation at 10 a.m, at
Casterline Funeral Home, 122 W. Dunlap, Northville. Donations to
American Cancer Society, 20450 Civic Center Dr., Southfield, MI 48076
or Henry Ford Hospice, 1…
3-9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. until time of Service 1 p.m. at
Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Township), 54880 Van Dyke at
25 Mile Rd. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest
Book" at
3 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. until time of service 1 p.m. at
Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.), 54880 VanDyke at 25
Mile Rd. Share memories with the family at their online guest book at:

Asher Beaubien, infant son of Grace Beaubien, returned to the Lord five
hours after his birth, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at the University of
Michigan Medical Center. In addition to his mother, he is survived by
his grandparents, Mike and Marshonnie Brinkman of Hudson and Joseph
Beaubien, Sr. of Adrian; great-grandparents, Jim and Linda Tate of
Adrian, Robert and Nancy Beaubien of Adrian, Paul and Lorraine Macomber
of Allouez, Mich., and Milt and Gale Brinkman of Escanaba; and an
uncle, Joey Beaubien…
Ellwood, 91, of Dundee died Monday morning at St. Joseph Mercy Saline
Hospital. Arrangements by Cover Funeral Home, Dundee.
M. Ellwood, age 90, of Saline, Michigan, formerly of Dundee, passed
away on Monday, September 15, 2008, at St. Joseph Mercy Saline Hospital.
F. Weed, age 91, of Fennville, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at 
Holland  Hospital. Born Oct. 7, 1916, in Saugatuck, MI, he was the son
of Milton and Mildred (French) Weed. He was a Technical Sargeant with
the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He married Mary Virginia
Warren on April 28, 1951. George was an Independent Distributor for
Standard Oil Company for 25 years in the local area, and a member of
the Glenn United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife,
Virginia; their children,…
2-9 p.m. with Trisagion 6 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Homes Inc.,
16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe. In state Saturday 8:30 a.m. until time
of Service 9 a.m. at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 21800 Marter
Road, St. Clair Shores. Memorials may be made to Huntington's Disease
Society of America Inc., 505 Eighth Ave., Suite 902, New York, NY 10018
or the Church. Light a Candle and Share a Memory at
JEAN LOUISE ; September 6, 2008; age 86. Beloved wife of the late
Donald; dearest mother of Kathie (Doug) Burrows, Bonnie (Lonnie)
Dickerson, Milt (Nora) Harbaum, Claudia (Steve) Rowland and Pattie
(Dave) Firth; dear sister of James (Ruth) Milligan and the late
Mauvoreen, Mary, Samuel, Robert and Walter; dear grandmother of 11
grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. The family will receive
friends Monday, September 22, 2008 from 10:30 a.m. until the Memorial
Service at 11 a.m. at the Grace…
Barker, 86, of Newport died Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at 1:26 p.m.
at her home. Cremation has taken place according to her wishes. Her
family will receive visitors on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
17, 2008. Age 91. Wife of the late Stanley P. Dear mother of Philip D.
(Rita) and Katherine Hewitt. Grandmother of Christopher C. Hewitt (Amy)
and a great grandson to be born in November. Sister of Bob Herkimer.
Memorial service Monday 11 a.m. at First Congregation Church of Royal
Oak, 1314 Northwood Blvd (at Crooks Rd). In lieu of flowers family
suggests memorial tributes to Cranbrook Institute of Science, Lawrence
Technological University or Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
A.J. Desmond…
IRENE A.; September 17, 2008; age 91. Wife of the late Stanley P.; dear
mother of Philip D. (Rita) and Katherine Hewitt; grandmother of
Christopher C. Hewitt (Amy) and a great grandson to be born in
November; sister of Bob Herkimer. Memorial Service Monday 11 a.m. at
First Congregation Church of Royal Oak, 1314 Northwood Blvd. (at Crooks
Rd). In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial tributes to Cranbrook
Institute of Science, Lawrence Technological University or Memorial
Sloan-Kettering Cancer…
10 a.m. until time of Memorial Mass 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima
Catholic Church, 13500 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park. Inurnment Roseland
Park Cemetery, Berkley. Memorial donations to Catholic Social Services
or American Heart Association. Arrangements by Spaulding & Curtin
Funeral Directors, Ferndale.
Sontag, 72, of Sebewaing, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008 at St. Mary’s of
Michigan in Saginaw following a six-month illness., She was born Aug.
27, 1936 in Kilmanagh, daughter of the late Edwin and Martha (Fuerst)
Weber., She was united in marriage to James A. Sontag on June 8, 1957
in Gagetown. He preceded her in death in January 1997., Helen had been
employed as a secretary at the Owendale-Gagetown School system for 19
years before retiring in 1998., She was an avid reader and enjoyed
Sinks, 88, of Morenci passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at
Provincial House in Adrian. He was born on May 26, 1920, in
Clarkesville, Tenn., the son of Jerry and Nancy (Powers) Sinks. On June
3, 1941, in Clarkesville, Tenn., he married Geneva Harris. She preceded
him in death on April 20, 1991. Henry worked for more than 40 years at
Ace Drill in Adrian from where he retired in 1980. He owned and
operated Sinks Antiques in Canandaigua from 1972 through 1987. He
attended the Main Street Baptist…
CITY ? Laura M. Howard, 97, of Traverse City, died Tuesday, Sept. 16,
2008, at Munson Medical Center. Laura was born June 8, 1911, to Arthur
Miller and Laura (Bauman) Miller in Oil City, Kan. She married Gerald
A. Howard on Aug. 20, 1938, in Jackson. In 1935, Laura was a Phi Beta
Kappa graduate who received a master's degree in chemistry from the
University of Michigan. Before her marriage, she went to work for
DuPont in Buffalo, N.Y., where she participated in the research on
Rayon 66, the…
Joan Smith, 73, of Tecumseh died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, in Ann Arbor.
She was born July 6, 1935, in Cass City, Mich., the daughter of Roy and
Alice (Robbins) Smithson. Ilene married Russell Smith on June 18, 1955.
He preceded her in death on May 9, 1980.  Ilene was employed as a
teller with United Bank & Trust in Tecumseh for 15 years, retiring
in 1992. Prior employment was with Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. in
Flint and Meijer’s. Ilene was a member of Bethany Assembly of God in
Adrian; her…
Induk Douglas - Age 62, of Flint, died Saturday, September 13, 2008 at
his home. Friends may visit the family from 11 to 1 p.m. Wednesday at
Brown Funeral Home. The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the
funeral home. A complete obituary will be in Tuesday's paper.
Irma A. Bay City, Michigan Irma A. Rooker, age 99 years, passed away
Sunday morning, September 14, 2008 at her home. Funeral and committal
services are tentatively planned for Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at
the Squires Funeral Home. Friends may call on Tuesday from 2:00 - 8:00
pm. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday's edition. Squires
Funeral Home
F. Cunningham, age 86, of Adrian died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at
Bixby Medical Center. He was born Sept. 14, 1922, in Detroit, to
Charles Leslie and Nellie (Gambee) Cunningham. He was married to Doris
Belle Filter on Feb. 11, 1950. He retired from Tecumseh Products on
Jan. 1, 1987. For several years he was a licensed contractor. Jean
enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II. He was a member of
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, a Life Member of the Disabled American
Veterans Lenawee Chapter…
Jerry L. Lawrence, 72, of Petoskey, died peacefully after a long battle with cancer on Sept. 15, 2008, at his home in Petoskey.
Joan C. Knight, 71, of Beaverton passed away on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008 at MidMichigan Medical Center�“Midland.
John Kewaygoshkum, 64, of Pellston, died early Friday morning, Sept. 19, 2008, at the Hospice House of
Johnie Arthur, Sr. - Age 84, of Gaines formerly of Swartz Creek, died
Saturday, September 13, 2008 at his residence. Funeral services will be
held 1:00 PM Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at Central Church of the
Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Road, Flint. Pastor David Hintz officiating.
Burial Immediately following at Crestwood Memorial Cemetery, Grand
Blanc. Visitation will be held at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road
Chapel, 8138 Miller Road, Swartz Creek from 1-4 and 6-9 PM Tuesday and
at church from 12…

Wis. -- Joyce E. Western, Oshkosh, 86, went peacefully to meet Jesus,
at home surrounded by her loving family, following a lengthy struggle
with Parkinson's disease.
June Nellie - Age 86, of Byron, formerly of Davison and Flint, died
Monday, September 15, 2008 at Genesys Health Park. Funeral services
will be held 11 AM Friday, September 19, 2008 at Sharp Funeral Homes,
Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Road, Fenton with Pastor Josh Gates
officiating. Burial in Flint Memorial Park, Mt. Morris. Visitation will
be held at the funeral home from 1-4 and 6-9 PM Thursday. Those
desiring may make contributions to Alzheimer's Association. Online
condolences and…
CHARLES G.; of Clarkston; September 17, 2008; age 58. Loving friend of
Debbie Shotwell; beloved brother of James (Peggy) Keegan, Judy (Walt)
Cline, Denny (Sherry) Keegan and Reeny (Bob) Kahler. Preceded in death
by his parents Edwin and Catherine Keegan. Chuck retired from Clarkston
Jr. High School after 32 years of teaching and coaching track. Memorial
Service 1 p.m., Sunday, September 21, 2008 at the Lewis E. Wint &
Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Sunday 11 a.m.
until time…
96, long-time resident of Dearborn Heights and recently of the Village
of Redford, died Thursday, September 4, 2008. She was predeceased by
her husband, David; brother, Henry Palka; sister, Natalie Swarbrick;
and nephew, Larry Swarbrick. She is survived by her nephew, John
Swarbrick; and nieces: Carol Swarbrick, Mary Jane Fitzgerald, and Nancy
Daley. Arrangements were made through Voran Funeral Home, Dearborn
Heights. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday,
September 20, 2008 at St.…
2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral
Home, 1139 Inkster (between Ford and Cherry Hill). In state Saturday
11:30 a.m. until a 12 noon Mass at St. Mel Catholic Church, 7506
Inkster Road (just north of Warren).
Friday 5-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Angela Hospice.
77, of Newport Richey Florida, formerly of Canton, Michigan September
12, 2008. Beloved wife of Robert Kraft. Loving mother of Nancy
Streeter, grandmother of Patrick and Nicholas. Dear sister of Betty Jo
Rush. Interment at Glen Eden Memorial Gardens.
be 7-9 p.m. Friday, September 19, 2008 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass
City, 989-872-2195. Memorials may be made to The Brown Adult Case
Program, 6620 W. Maple, W. Bloomfield, MI 48322. Family and friends may
share memories, prayers, and stories with the family at .
J. “Kay” Jagielski, 71, of 502 Maple Ridge, LaGrange, Ind., died
Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at her residence. She was born July 15, 1937,
in Chicago, a daughter of Walter and Mildred (Gora) Paruszkiewicz. On
Jan. 17, 1969, she married Harry J. Jagielski, and he preceded her in
death on Sept. 1, 1998. She recently retired from the Indiana Toll Road
where she worked as a toll road attendant at the Howe-LaGrange Exit.
She was also recently working as a private senior care provider.
L. Clark, age 61, of New Boston, formerly of Flat Rock, died September
17, 2008 in her home surrounded by her loving family.
CITY ? M. Lorraine Kravontka, 84, of Traverse City, died Wednesday
morning, Sept. 17, 2008, at Munson Medical Center, following a very
brief illness.Born Jan. 4, 1924, in Good Harbor, she was the daughter
of the late Clous and Clara (Wahl) Eitzen. Lorraine attended grade
school in Good Harbor, later graduating from Leland High School with
the class of 1942. Her working career was vast and varied as she worked
for Leelanau County in the Agriculture Office, County Nurse and County
Clerks Office,…
Lentz Oct. 19, 1940 — Aug. 15, 2008 Larry Lentz, 67, of Florida,
formerly of Hillsdale, died Aug. 15, 2008 of a heart attack. He was
born Oct. 19, 1940, to Garnett and Agnes Lentz who preceded him. Larry
graduated from Hillsdale High School in 1958 and from the University of
Michigan. He was in the Army in Germany and then lived in Maine before
moving to Florida where he owned his own lawn service. Surviving are
his wife, Julia of Florida; sisters, Carolyn (Frank) Tarzia and their
daughter Lisa of…
Wanda (Guza) Armstead, 56, of Sheridan Township, died Friday Aug. 29,
2008 in Huron Medical Center of Bad Axe., She was born Feb. 21, 1952 in
Cass City, daughter of William and Wanda (Billot) Kipp., She married
Leon F. Guza in 1970 at Saint Mary Catholic Church, Parisville. He
preceded her in death Jan. 15, 1999., She is a graduate of Sandusky
High School. Lou Wanda was employed at the Ubly Community School since
1981 in the cafeteria and custodian of maintenance. She enjoyed cats,
crafts, gardening,…
M. Yvonne Schlagheck, 74, of Temperance died early today at Toledo Hospital. Arrangements by Bedford Funeral Chapel, Temperance.
the S. K. Schultz Funeral Home, 43300 Garfield (North of 19 Mile),
Clinton Township on Friday from 2:00 until 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service
Saturday 11 a.m. Share your thoughts and memories at .
at church 10:30 a.m. Memorials to Longfellow Special Education Program,
31 N. Astor, Pontiac, MI 48342. View obituary and share memories at
Mich. -- Margaret "Margie" Julien, 77, a longtime resident of
Wakefield, formerly of Ramsay, passed away Friday morning, Sept. 12,
2008, in Ironwood.
Roberts, 77, of Newport died at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Windhaven Elder Care
Center, Temperance. Arrangements by the Allore chapel of the Martenson
Family of Funeral Homes, Monroe.
Marilyn S. Roberts, age 77 of Newport, died September 16, 2008 at Windhaven Elder Care Center in Temperance.
Edward Laura, 59, of Newport died at 7:55 p.m. Saturday at the home of
his sister, Pat Driggers. He had been in poor health for 1 year.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, October 11 at 3 p.m.
Marlene Kay Harris, 56, of LaGrange, Ind., died Sept. 12, 2008 at Miller’s Merry Manor in LaGrange, Ind.
Cremation will take place.   On-Line Condolences may be sent to
Arrangements were handled by the Carney- Frost Funeral Home, of LaGrange, Ind. 
Catherine Brown, age 84, of Glenn, MI, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008,
at Holland  Hospital. Born Sept. 28, 1923 in Ripley, Tenn., she was the
daughter of Bud and Pearl Waldo. She was a homemaker, and lived in the
Glenn area since 1951. Surviving are her children, Sandra and Richard
Gilman of Fennville, Armelia Brown of Glenn, Dan Sanders of Fennville,
and Roger and Marietta Brown of Elkhart, IN; 13 grandchildren; 19
great-grandchildren;  eight great-great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law,
Joe and…

Mary Catherine Kolinske, 94, of Petoskey, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at Bortz Health Care of Petoskey.
Magdalen Boff, age 94, of Adrian died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, at the
Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born July 22, 1914, in
Austin Township, Mich., the daughter of Frank and Catherine (Hall)
Olsowy. Magdalen was a graduate of Holy Redeemer High School in
Detroit, and also Siena Heights College where she earned her Bachelor
of  Philosophy Degree and Masters of Education. On Sept. 29, 1934, she
married Gerard E. Boff in Frieburg, Mich., and he preceded her in death
on Dec. 19, 1991. Magdalen…
Mary Sarna, 87, of Westover, Md. and formerly of Bad Axe, passed away
Friday, Aug. 29, 2008 under hospice care with her daughters at her
side., Mary was born March 22, 1921 in Detroit, daughter of the late
John and Rose Pleciak., She married Frank Sarna Aug. 2, 1941 at. St.
Cunegunda’s in Detroit. He preceded her in death May 7, 1992., Mary
lived in Bad Axe from 1986 to 2000 when she moved to Westover, Md. She
was a former parishioner of St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Sheridan
Corners where she…
Yvonne (Ludlow) Schlagheck, 74 years, of Temperance, MI died
unexpectedly of a heart attack Tuesday, September 16, 2008, in the
Toledo Hospital. The daughter of Earl R. and Dolores V.
M. Schilling, 75, of Hillsdale, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 at
Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. She was born Sept. 10, 1933 in
Reading to Lesley and Alice (Babcock) Laser.  She was married Jan. 15,
1956 to Jay D. Schilling and he preceded her in death in 1983. Mavis
loved gardening, crocheting, embroidery and hummingbirds. Survivors
include a daughter Loanna (Kevin) Glad of Temperance; two sons, Edwin
(Catherine) Schilling of Hillsdale and Jim (Vivian) Schilling of Allen;
a sister,…
J. Bryant Jr., 82, of Toledo died at 11:27 a.m. Wednesday in Bay Park
Community Hospital, Oregon, Ohio. Arrangements by Bennett-Prochnow
Funeral Home.
3-9 p.m. and Sunday 3-9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann
Arbor Rd., Plymouth (between Sheldon and Beck). Rosary service Sunday 7
p.m. In state Monday 10 a.m. until Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St.
Kenneth Church, 14951 N. Haggerty Rd., Plymouth. Interment Lapham
Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Kids With Cancer, c/o Holy Trinity
Church, 1050 Porter St., Detroit, MI 48226. To share a memory, visit .
Mich. -- Mildred J. "Milly" Samarziya, 84, of Bessemer, passed away
early Monday morning, Sept. 15, 2008, in Wakefield.
CITY, Mich. - Mose L. “Vern” Clarmont, 84, of Cheboygan, passed away
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008 at Tendercare of Rogers City, Mich.
September 13, 2008. Age 74. Beloved husband of Carol. Not only was Dick
an avid golfer and devoted Michigan Football Fan, he was a HUGE Detroit
Tigers Fan and attended the 1945 World Series. He worked for the
Chevrolet Motor Division for 31 years in the Advertising Department.
Dick graduated from Redford High School, class of 1952 and went on to
graduate from Albion College in 1956. After Albion Dick attended
Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island. He spent 4 years on
the USS…
be Thursday 5-8 p.m., Friday 12-8 p.m. with a Rosary service at 7 p.m.
Friday and prayers Saturday 9 a.m. at J.L. Peters Funeral Home, Inc.,
3880 Fort St., Lincoln Park, MI 48146 (313-928-6500). A 9:30 a.m. Mass
will be at Christ the Good Shepherd, 1540 Riverbank on Saturday.
Interment Our Lady of Hope Cemetery. Sign the register book at
William Hamilton Funeral Home, 226 Crocker Blvd., Mt. Clemens, MI on
Friday, September 19 from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. and funeral also at Wm.
Hamilton Funeral Home on Saturday, September 21, 2008 at 12:00 p.m.
Interment in New York at the family's convenience. Memorial tributes
suggested to the Grosse Pointe Foundation for Public Education.
Klungle, age 83 of Holland, cherished father, grandfather, and
great-grandfather, died September 15, 2008, with his loved ones at his
side.  His family wishes to thank Dr. Dan McNeil, and his wife Beth
McNeil FNP for their excellent compassionate care over the past years
and to the Hospice Care Team for the outstanding services they
provided.  Nelson was born May 13, 1925 in Holland to Charles and
Jeanette Klungle.  He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers,
Nick, Jake, and Len.  He is…
1-9 p.m. at the Jarzembowski Funeral Home, 18957 W. Warren at Artesian.
In state Saturday 10:45 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Angels Church until
time of Mass at 11:15 a.m. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Scripture
Service Friday 6 p.m.
Oren Washington Daniels, aged 98, of Lake Odessa, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday evening, Sept. 17, 2008.
the Voran Funeral Home (Dearborn Chapel), Friday 2-9 p.m. with a Rosary
at 7:00 p.m. Funeral service Saturday at St. Linus Catholic Church, in
state 9:00 a.m. until time of Service at 9:30 a.m. Interment St. Hedwig
Cemetery. Obituary/Guestbook at .
99 of Pontiac, died Tuesday, September 16, 2008. Former Birmingham, MI
resident and salesman for Crane & Co and W.T. Andrews Co. Beloved
father of Carol (Thomas) Bader and David (Wendy) Pillon. Dear brother
of Mildred Huggard, nine grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren.
Memorial service 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 23, St. James Episcopal
Church, Birmingham. Contributions, St. James Episcopal Church Memorial
Fund. Cremation arrangements, Smith Family Funeral Home-North, Port
5-9 p.m. and Sunday 1-9 p.m. with a 5 p.m. Rosary at Wujek-Calcaterra
& Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Instate
Monday 10:30 a.m. at St. Malachy Catholic Church on Fourteen Mile Rd.,
just east of Schoenherr, until 11 a.m. Mass. Entombment Resurrection
Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook"
at .
55. Dearest son of the late Mychajlo and the late Maria. Beloved
husband of Judy. Loving father of Michelle Bartolotta. Cherished
grandfather of Dominick and Jacob. Dear brother of Steve and Jerry.
Special uncle of Christian. Memorial visitation Saturday 4-9 p.m. and
Sunday 2-6 p.m. at the Buhay Funeral Chapel, 3103 Commor, Hamtramck.
Panakhyda (Parish Prayers) Sunday 5 p.m.
mother of Sherry (Patrick) McMahon, Richard (Kathleen) Postler, Daniel
(Ann) Postler, Karen (Donald) Convery, Kelly (Darlene) Postler, and
Keith (Renee) Postler, died at her home on Tuesday, September 16, 2008.
She was 80. A lifelong Detroit sports fan, she was especially fond of
the Tigers and often watched or listened to multiple games at home when
sports seasons overlapped. She was preceded in death by her husband,
Harry, in 1997, and her granddaughter, Nicole, daughter of Karen and
Donald, in…
Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile
Rds.), Friday 4-8 p.m. Prayers, Friday 7:30 p.m. Memorials appreciated
to The Salvation Army, 16130 Northland Drive, Southfield, MI 48075.
Obituary and condolences at .
be held on Saturday 4 p.m. until time of the Funeral Service at 7 p.m.
at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Rd. at
Common (12½ Mile). Please share memories at
Kim Thorn, age 43, of Newport passed away peacefully, yet unexpectedly,
on Sunday evening at Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe.

Long, age 94, of Adrian passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008. Funeral
arrangements are pending with Wagley Funeral Home.
Philip, Sr. - Age 84, died Sunday, September 14, 2008 at Good Samaritan
Luther Manor in Sioux Falls, SD. Services will be held in Sioux Falls,
SD. Survivors include his children, Katherine (Robert) White of London,
England, Charlotte (Jim) Shaw of Fenton, MI, Charles (Carol) Hoobler of
White Lake, MI, William (Sharon) Hoobler, Canutillo of TX, Linda
(Myron) Torgerson of Sioux Falls, Paul (Lisa) Hawley of Sioux Falls,
Philip (Brenda) Hawley Jr. of Flint, MI, Patrick (Mary) Hawley of Sioux
Falls; a…
81, died Wednesday. Survived by husband Edward, five children Rozanne
(Tim) Ogger, Michael (Linda), Elaine Hobi, Dianne (Michael) Cullen and
Linda (Jay) Murray, 12 grandchildren, two great-granddaughters, two
brothers Gerald and Edward Stankiewicz, two sisters Mary Ann Zyla and
Virginia (Richard) Kubitski. Funeral Mass today 11 a.m. at St. Stephens
Catholic Church, New Boston.
August 23, 2008 (Age 57). Beloved husband of Carol Lee Renouf (nee
McTigue). Loving father to Shayne Jones (Debe) and Scott Jones
(Stephanie). Wonderful grandpa to Samual, Isaac, Lilly and Matilda.
Loving brother to Cherie Lucas, Chris Renouf and Kate Colborn (Ted).
Caring uncle to Stephen, Maggie and Peter Lucas and Hannah and Will
Colborn. He loved all and will be missed by all - God Bless.
72, died Tuesday. He was a founding and very devoted member of the Van
Buren Eagles Aerie #3996 and their Sergeant at Arms. Survived by his
sister Barbara Rogalle Miller, nephew Phil (Lani Hughes) Miller, three
nieces Ann (Phil) Ruffino, Kara (Gordon) Marmion and Diane (Joe Eyer)
Rogalle. Funeral Today 2 p.m. at DAVID C. BROWN FUNERAL HOME,
Belleville (734) 697-4500.
Birmingham resident died Wednesday, September 17, 2008. He was a
graduate of Birmingham Baldwin High School and the University of
Michigan College of Engineering. He was in the United States Army in
WWII, serving in both Europe and the Pacific. He opened Birmingham
Lumber in 1948, and ran its operation through 1972 when it was merged
into Erb Lumber Company. He was active in the property management and
development business in the Birmingham area for his entire career until
his death. He founded and…
Lyle Taber, 57, of Bedford, Iowa, formerly of North Adams, passed away
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, as a result of an automobile accident near
Bedford. He was born March 4, 1951, in Red Oak, Iowa, to Raymond and
Aloma (Carpenter) Taber. Raymond was employed by the Energizer Battery
Factory in Maryville, Mo. He was a member of the U.S. Trotting
Association, having won first place just a few weeks ago as the owner
of the fastest trotter in the state of Iowa. He was preceded in death
by his parents and…
Raymond Saginaw, Michigan Passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2008
at Covenant HealthCare -Cooper. Age 83 years. Raymond's full obituary
will be published in a later edition of The Saginaw News. Arrangements
have been entrusted to the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Rd. (off
EWEN -- Robert A. Pietila, 53, of Ewen, died unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008.
Robert Caldwell, 67, of Coldwater died Tuesday, Sept. 16 at his home in Coldwater.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Dutcher Funeral Home and will be announced as soon as they become available.
- Rohnda L. (Freel) Wregglesworth, age 61, of Indian River, passed away
on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 at Hospice House in Cheboygan.
Rosa (Rosemary) Newcomb, aged 86, of Ionia, passed away Sept. 17, 2008.,
Patrick Earegood, 27, of Houghton Lake and Holland, passed away Monday,
September 15, 2008, at his parent’s home surrounded by his loving
family and fiance’. Ryan was born on March 17, 1981 in Grayling,
Michigan. He grew up and attended school in Houghton Lake graduating in
1999. He then attended Lake Superior State University and was a member
of Theta XI Fraternity and has served as the vice president and
secretary for the fraternity. Ryan was working as a controls engineer
for J.R. Automation in…
September 16, 2008 Age 65. Devoted husband of the late Shirley. Loving
father of Carol (Russell) Rose and Katherine (Marcus) Watkins.
Grandfather of Peggy, JamesJohn, Cassy, Robert, Heather, Joseph,
Jihari, Jaden and Tayshaun. Great-grandfather Shirtreece, David,
Dalton, JamesRussell, JohnRyan, Nevaeh and Lakota. Loving brother of
Joseph, Cheryl, David, Pauline, Rachel, Susan and Beverly. Predeceased
by his parents Zygmund Sitko and Kathleen Converse, stepfather Guss
Converse as well as…
62, September 16, 2008. Beloved significant other of Cheryl Van Vliet.
Loving brother of Lee (Pat) and Ronald. Also survived by many cousins,
nieces and nephews. Funeral Saturday 11 a.m. from the chapel of the
L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 42600 Ford Rd. (west of Lilley). Family will
receive visitors Friday 2-9 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. until time of
service. Memorial contributions to Michigan Civitan Foundation or
Putnam Township Senior Center would be appreciated. Share a "Memorial
Tribute" with…
be held today, September 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. with the Rosary to be
prayed at 8 p.m. at the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay. The Mass
will be celebrated, Saturday, September 20 at 1 p.m. at Kateri
Tekakwitha Catholic Church in Peshawbestown. Burial will follow in
Leelanau Township Cemetery, Northport. Please share thoughts and
memories with Maureen's family on their online guestbook at /record-eagle/ Arrangements are with the Martinson
Funeral Home of Suttons Bay.
Samuel, 57, of Monroe, formerly of Toledo, died Sunday in Monroe.
Arrangements by H. H. Birkenkamp Funeral Home, 3219 Tremainsville Rd.,
A. Stubbs, 72, formerly of Troy, Ohio, more recently of Reading and
Titusville, Fla., passed away after a nine-month battle with cancer.
She was born July 27, 1936, in Harrod, Ohio. She is survived by her
husband, Russell C. Stubbs, Jr., having been married for 51 years;
three children and three in-laws, Cindy (Stubbs) and Cobb Milner of
Blowing Rock, N.C., Peggy (Stubbs) and Bill Yoerger of Carmel, Ind.,
Jim and Jill Stubbs of Troy, Ohio; six beloved grandchildren, Jonathan
Yoerger of Savannah,…
Rose Danich, formerly known as Sister Rose Barbara Danich, died on
Sept. 17, 2008, at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Mich. She was
88 years of age and in the 64th year of her religious profession in the
Adrian Dominican Congregation. Sister Rose was born in Djakovo
Slavoniju, Yugoslavia, to Ben and Barbara (Kovacovich) Danich. Sister
graduated from St. Joseph Academy in Adrian, Mich., and received a
Bachelor of Philosophy Degree in English from Siena Heights College
(University) in Adrian,…
G. SMITH, 81, of Traverse City, died Sept. 17, 2008, at home.A private
family memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are
by Cremation and Burial Society of Michigan, Traverse City.
quot;Stefanie quot; Cooper, age 94, of Monroe passed away Sunday,
September 14, 2008, at Tendercare of Monroe after a brief illness.
Stephen Allen Hepner, age 49, of Woodhaven died on Monday, September 8, 2008, in his home.

? Donald E. Stiles, 82, of Honor, passed away on his birthday, Sept.
11, 2008, at Paul Memorial Hospital in Frankfort. He was born in St.
Clair Shores on Sept. 11, 1926, to Ralph and Gladys (Wolfe) Stiles. One
of six children, Don grew up around Mt. Pleasant and later Lansing. He
and his brothers had a "Tom Sawyer" childhood, and they loved to get
together to reminisce about their adventures, leaving the children to
wonder which ones were true and which were whoppers. He graduated from
be held today, Sept. 19, from 4 to 8 p.m., with the rosary to be prayed
at 8 p.m., at the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay. The Mass will
be celebrated, Saturday, Sept. 20, at 1 p.m., at Kateri Tekakwitha
Catholic Church in Peshawbestown. Burial will follow in Leelanau
Township Cemetery, Northport. Memorials may be directed to St. Mary's
Schools, Guardian Angel Program, PO Box 340, Lake Leelanau, MI 49653
and/or to the American Cancer Society , 525 West 14th St, Ste. 5,
Traverse City, MI…
Stirl Maiden Jr., 50, of Jeffersonville, Ky., formerly of Monroe, died Saturday in his home. Arrangements by Rupp Funeral Home.
Maiden, Jr., 50, of Jeffersonville, Kentucky, formerly of Monroe, died
Saturday, September 13 at his home. Friends may call from 1 to 9 p.m.
Friday at the Rupp Funeral Home, where services will be held at 11 a.m.
Saturday. Rev.
3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service at Wujek-Calcaterra &
Sons, Inc., (Shelby Twp), 54880 Van Dyke Ave. at 25 Mile Rd. Funeral
Saturday in state 9 a.m. at St. Blase, 12151 15 Mile Rd. (between
Schoenherr and Van Dyke) until time of Mass at 9:30 a.m. Interment
Resurrection Cemetery. Donations preferred to Henry Ford Hospital Dept.
of Radiation Oncolgy P.O. Box 2220 Detroit, MI 48202. Share memories
with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" at .
DAWN MARIE; of Goodrich; September 17, 2008; at 61 years of age. Born
August 27, 1947 in Highland Park to the late Wilfred and Margaret
(Payne) Passeno. Beloved wife of Lawrence Willoughby; dear mother of
Jill (Fred) Witmer, Brandy (Robert) Lee and Chris Willoughby;
grandmother of Tyler, Christian, Gerritt, Madison, Jordan, Caleb and
Brenden; sister of Nora Jaboro, Lucinda Finney, Andrea Harmody and
Joseph (Sandy) Passeno. Family will receive friends on Saturday from 3
to 6 p.m. at Coats Funeral…
67, died on September 15th at Hiland Cottage Hospice in Petoskey. She
was a former resident of St. Clair Shores and a graduate of Grosse
Pointe High School. A Memorial service will be held at her home, 5163
Dagon Rd., Johannesburg, on September 20th at 1:00 p.m. Linda was the
daughter of Frank C. and Audrie Wade. A beloved wife, mother, and
grandmother, she is survived by her husband John G. Stover; sons Brian
Lee Vidosh Jr., and Mark E. Vidosh; step-sons Michael C. Stover and
Glenn J. Stover; Brothers…
"Scottie" Hailer 1928 - 2008 Velma "Scottie" Hailer, 80, Sand Point,
passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at home while under hospice
care. She was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada on February 9, 1928, she
was the daughter of the late William and Agnes (McIntyre) Hay. On May
4, 1956 she was united in marriage to Frederick C. Hailer, Sr. in
Detroit. He preceded her in death on April 2, 2001. Scottie worked in
Detroit for many years as a secretary for Wayne County Government. She
and Fred visited Huron County since 1966, and moved permanently to the
Thumb in 1977. Scottie's door was always open and she was excited to
see people whenever they visited. She always had a good and cheerful
greeting with a smile. She was a former member of Scenic Golf &
Country Club. She is survived by her sister, Mary (Richard) Bogdanski,
Simpsonville, S.C.; nephew, Jeff (Suzanne) Bogdanski; niece, Deborah
(Bradley) Bloomhuff; great-nieces and nephews, Alex, Brian and Charles
Bogdanski andOlivia Bloomhuff; stepson, Frederick C. (Karen) Hailer,
Jr., Rochester; two step-grandsons, Jeff Hailer and Scott Hailer; step
great-grandchildren and several friends and caregivers. Funeral
services were held on Monday, September 15, 2008 at the
Meyersieck-Bussema Funeral Home, Pigeon, with Pastor Wendy Orzel,
chaplain of Home & Hospice Advantage of Cass City, officiating.
Burial took place in Caseville Township Cemetery. Memorial
contributions may be made to Home & Hospice Advantage. Arrangements
were handled by the Meyersieck Bussema Funeral Home, Pigeon.  
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Nettleman, 52, of Bronson went to be with the Lord Saturday, Aug. 30,
at the Community Health Center of Branch County. She was born to
Stanley and Louella Nettleman on June 25, 1956. She was a Bronson
graduate in 1975. Verna loved her family and enjoyed people in general
and animals too. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, baby sitting and doing
word puzzle books. Verna was a Bronson School crossings guard for
several years, also an employee of Bill’s Steak House some years ago.
Verna was preceded in death…
Grieves, age 91, of Adrian passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at
the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Suzanne and Fred Kruse.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Anderson
Funeral Home, Adrian.
BESSEMER, Mich. -- Vincent M. Holup, 91, of Bessemer, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, in Ironwood.
Fisher, age 87, originally of Sturgis, Mich., went to be with her Lord
on Sept. 8, 2008, in Charleston, S.C.  A daughter of the late William
J. and Ruth (Bender) Fisher, she was born Jan. 20, 1921, and was one of
10 children, four of whom survive her and five who preceded her in
death.  She graduated from Sturgis High School and attended Marion
College, Marion, Ind.  She taught school in California. Arrangements
have been made for her interment in Las Cruces, N.M., where she resided
Mother and Grandmother. Thirty year employee at JL Hudson's.
Arrangements by Swanson Funeral Home. Services September 20, 2008 at
Gesu Catholic Church, Detroit, 10:30 a.m.
was from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
BILL" Died September 14, 2008. We love you, dad. Forever in our
hearts...Bart, Jim, Cathy and Michele. Service Saturday 10 a.m. at
Evans Funeral Home, Milford, Ohio 45150.
R. Ignatz, 91, of 211 S. Laird St., White Pigeon, Mich., died Sept. 13,
2008, at his home due to natural causes. He was born June 7, 1917, in
White Pigeon, a son of Ross and Eva (Zook) Ignatz. He lived in the
White Pigeon area his entire life and was a graduate of White Pigeon
High School as class salutatorian and a graduate of Parsons Business
College in Kalamazoo, Mich. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1946
in the Pacific as a mailman, second class. On June 11, 1962, he married
Noma L.…
18, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Molly Yagoda (nee Dean). Loving
father of Suzanne Bornstein of Sharon, Massachusetts and Elise Joffe of
Owings Mills, Maryland. Father-in-law of David Joffe and Steven
Bornstein. Loving brother of Luba Haftka of Las Vegas, Nevada, the late
Sam Yagoda, Jack Yagoda, Esther Brady and Gerry Goldman. Devoted
brother-in-law of Bill Haftka, Eddie Goldman, and Rosalie Dean. Adored
Papa of Daniel Bornstein, Ryan and Emily Joffe. Also survived by many
generations of…
86, of Largo, passed away September 17, 2008. John was born in Detroit,
MI. Before retirement, John was an inspector with D.S.R. John was a
U.S. Navy veteran serving in WWII and Korea and was a member of the
Knights of Columbus Stapleton Council, Detroit. John is preceded in
death by his wife, Catherine, and is survived by his children, Kathleen
L. (Gerald) Devlin, Margaret M. (Vick) Eubank, John J. (Joyce) Zube,
and Timothy J. (Lisa) Zube, sister, Joyce Salame, 13 grandchildren, and

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