Monday, January 25, 2010

Michigan Obituaries 01/25/2010


Alberdina Mulder

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Albert H. Hill

Monday, January 25, 2010 1:32 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

Albert H. Hill, age 80, of Sturgis, Mich., passed away Jan. 21, 2010, at the Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born Nov. 29, 1929, in Bartlesville, Okla., a son to the late George and Pauline (Kramer) Hill. Albert was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II in counter intelligence as station chief for the Pentagon’s Radio Relay Unit.  He also received a Distinguished Service Award for his continued contributions to the U.S. Military Communications Projects beyond his service career. He has been a resident of the Sturgis area the past 15 years, coming from Shipshewana, Ind., where he had resided most of his life. On Nov. 26, 1952, he married Betty Pollock.  She preceded him in death Jan. 31, 1986.  On Oct. 18, 1986, he married Darlene Cowan. He retired from G.T.E. which is now Verizon with accommodations and over 25 years of service where he worked in Communication as a Supervisor and Engineer.  He also served in many churches in Sturgis until He, his wife Pastor Darlene Hill, and Pastor Dan Lego began Servant Ministries Church, which ministers to the needy people in the community providing the word of God, food, clothing, shelter, and soup kitchen. Albert enjoyed listening to country gospel music especially Gaither Band music and videos. Surviving are his wife, Pastor Darlene Hill of Sturgis; four daughters, Pamela Jean Hill of Barstow, Calif., Vicki Sue (Jacob) Jaramillo of Sturgis, Patti Jane (Daniel) Brockway of Three Rivers, and Heather Lorain (Derek) Farber of LaGrange, Ind.; two sons, Scottie Ray (Connie) Hill of Sturgis and Nathan Paul (Christine) Hill of Elkhart, Ind.; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two step-sons, Scott Alan Lego and Dan R. Lego, both of White Pigeon; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Samuel E. Hill. The family will receive friends and relatives from 3- 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the Hackman Family Funeral Home - Rosenberg Chapel, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091. Funeral services celebrating the life of Albert Hill will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home with Pastor Steve Clark, Officiating. Graveside services will follow in Sturgis Memorial Gardens with full military rites conferred by the U.S. Army Honor Guard and the Capt. John J. Kelley V.F.W. Post. Memorial donations may be directed to the Servant Ministries, 202 E. Hatch St., Sturgis, MI 49091. His obituary is also at where personal messages of support may be left for the family.  



Barbara Jean (McCauley) Teelander

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Barbara Ruth Crowley

Monday, January 25, 2010 5:57 AM 

Barbara Ruth Crowley, 84, of Remus died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 at the Woodland Hospice of Mt. Pleas 



Blanche McCumber

Blanche McCumber, 82, of Ludington, died Thursday, Jan. 21. Stephens Funeral Home in Scottville is in charge of arrangements.... 



Blanche N. "Blinky" McCumber

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Claudia Curtale

Claudia Curtale, 68, of Gladwin, passed away after a short illness, on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010. 




Conrad Richard "Dick" Fern

Conrad Richard "Dick" Fern, age 79, of Fenton, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010. 



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Dale A. Backlund

Monday, January 25, 2010 12:00 AM 

NEWARK, Ohio -- Dale A. Backlund, 73, of Newark, passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010.




Delores M. 'Dee' Mattson

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Donna E. Haines

Donna E. Haines of Gladwin, passed away at her home, Jan. 15, 2010. 



Drozdowski, Josephine M. "Jo"

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Evelyn Mae Gutting

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Florence N. Lincoln

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Frieda Mae Mast

Monday, January 25, 2010 1:34 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

Frieda Mae Mast, 58, of LaGrange, Ind., died Jan. 23, 2010, at her residence. Visitation is all day today at the family residence, 2385 W – 300 S, LaGrange. Services will be held at 9:30 a.m.  Tuesday at the family residence. Burial will take place in Miller Cemetery, LaGrange. Arrangements are being handled by the Frurip-May Funeral Home, LaGrange, Ind.



Gaylord Schutt Jr.

Monday, January 25, 2010 6:10 AM 

Gaylord Schutt Jr. Gaylord "Pat" Schutt Jr., age 59, of Ferndale and formerly of New Baltimore, died January 17, 2010, at St. John Macomb Hospital. He was born January 4, 1951, in Mount Clemens. Beloved Son of the late Gaylord and Katherine (Burback) Schutt and stepmother Dorothy Schutt; beloved brother of Dolores (Ed) Harm, Henry (Lark), the late Jeanette (Fred) Coulon, August, Joyce (Rev. Al) Martis, John (Linda), Ernest (Sharon), Alfred (Terry), Katherine (Don) Parr, Wanda (Dave) Sampson, Jeffery (Laurie), Lemual (Melissa), Earl (Kim), Anna (Rick) Rhein, Laura (Chris) Bianco and Sue (John) Bayles; and many loving nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held April 10, 2010, with visitation noon until time of service 1 p.m. at Amazing Grace Lutheran Church, 29860 Dequindre, Warren MI 48092.



Irene Santoro Miner

Monday, January 25, 2010 6:36 AM 

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Monday, January 25, 2010 1:34 AM

KAINZ, JOSEPH E.; age 83; of Rochester Hills; January 24, 2010. 



Jacobs, Phyllis J. *

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James Rhynd Farquharson

Monday, January 25, 2010 6:10 AM 

James Rhynd Farquharson James Rhynd Farquharson, 90 passed away January 23, 2010 at home. Born November 16, 1919, a lifelong resident of the Clinton Township area. He was a mechanic for C.J. Burke. He graduated from Cass Tech High School, class of 1936. Survived by his children Carol Watson, John (Joyce), Rick (Carol), Jim (Rose), Ron (Lynda) and Mary (Jim) Hodson; Grandchildren John, Kim (Greg), Scott, Ian, Camryn, Joel, Jaime, and Lauren; Greatgrandchildren Nicholas, Alexandra, Ryan and Hailee. Predeceased by wife of 64 years Margaret, and her sister Betty Freitag and Great-granddaughter Amya. Visitation 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at Wm. R. Hamilton Co., Mount Clemens. Services Wednesday 11 a.m. at Presbyterian Church of Utica, Sterling Heights. Please check for more details. Officiating Rev. Doyll Andrews. Memorial contributions to Alzheimer's Association.



Jean Lindeman

Jean Lindeman, 65, of Manistee, died Wednesday, Jan. 20. The Herbert Funeral Home of Manistee is in charge of arrangements.... 




John Henry Shirey

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Juliene Noel Mille

• Juliene Noel Miller, 52, of Ludington died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010. Arangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center....




Kenneth L. Jones

Monday, January 25, 2010 6:36 AM 

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Lena Reilly

Monday, January 25, 2010 6:10 AM 

Lena Reilly Lena Reilly, age 80, of St. Clair Shores, Mich. Beloved wife of Robert J. Loving mother of Frank (Lisa) English, Donna (Glenn) Fuga, and David (Barbara) English. Dear stepmother of Mary (David) McCall and Kathy Reilly. Proud grandmother of four and great-grandmother of four. Dear sister of Mary Aigner and the late Sam and Annie. Visitation at the St. Clair Shores Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home on Monday from 2-9 p.m. with 7 p.m. prayers. Funeral Tuesday, Instate 9:30 a.m. until Mass 10 a.m. at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 22412 Overlake (Mack Ave. between Eight and Nine Mile roads). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. To share a memory, visit



Leon Blaszczyk

Monday, January 25, 2010 6:10 AM 

Leon Blaszczyk Leon Blaszczyk, age 90, of Sterling Heights, died January 22, 2010, at Select Specialty Hospital, Grosse Pointe Farms. He was born February 19, 1919, in Sluzewo, Poland, to the late Martin and Julianna Blaszczyk. Mr. Blaszczyk was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, served with the Veterans of the Polish 2nd Corps of the British 8th Army under General Wladyslaw Anders. He retired in 1984 after 33 years with Stroh's Brewery. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen, who passed away on June 28, 2009. He is survived by his children, Susan (Dennis) Walkowiak, Janice Blaszczyk, Carol (Patrick) Domagalski, and Mary (Scott) Schellpfeffer; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Emily, and Peter Walkowiak, Alexander and Drew Domagalski, Sara, Elise and Julia Schellpfeffer. He was also predeceased by siblings, Benedict, Mitchell and Chester Blaszczyk. Visitation will be held at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Road, Utica, 3-9 p.m. Sunday and 4-9 p.m. Monday with a Scripture service at 7 p.m. Monday. Mr. Blaszczyk will lie instate on Tuesday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 44633 Utica Road, Utica from 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. time of Mass. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials suggested to St. Lawrence Catholic Church, The American Heart Assoc., or The Assoc. of Veterans of The 2nd Polish Army Corps. For additional information, visit



Leon J. DeMay

Monday, January 25, 2010 5:57 AM 

Leon J. DeMay, 85, of Canadian Lakes died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 at his home. 



Lisa Denise Morgan

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Martha "Marty" E. Schlosser

Martha "Marty" E. Schlosser, 94, of Gladwin, passed away after a long illness, on Monday, Jan. 18, 2010. 




Mary-Kate Chalup

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Maureen Mae (Wenglikowski) LeVasseur

Maureen Mae (Wenglikowski) LeVasseur, age 70, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010 at her home surrounded by her family and loved ones after a long fight with lung cancer.



Phillip Lee Fuller

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Raymond Grifka

Monday, January 25, 2010 6:10 AM 

Raymond Grifka Raymond Grifka, age 88 of Warren, died Friday, January 22, 2010, at Beaumont Hospital in Troy. Raymond was born in Minden City, Mich. on June 4, 1921, the son of the late Frank and the late Laura Grifka. Raymond was known to many as "Ray the Barber" for over 50 years. He was also a proud World War II Navy veteran and a resident of Warren for 48 years. Raymond was the beloved husband of Ruth for 63 years. He was the dear father of Diane (Hal) Almand, Dean (Sharon), Dennis (Mary Jo), and Raymond (Michelle). He was the devoted grandfather of Steven, Lisa, Graham, Todd, Joel, Alex, Gabe, Marisa, and Ryan and great-grandfather of Candace, Samantha, Eliza, and Zachary. He is also survived by his sister, Bernice (Jack) Gryczka. Visitation for Raymond will be held on Monday from 3-9 p.m. with an evening rosary service at the



Richard L. Beattie

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Ronald L. Lafler, Sr.

Monday, January 25, 2010 1:33 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

Ronald LeRoy Lafler, Sr., age 71, of Three Rivers, passed away Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born in Centreville on Oct. 15, 1938, a son of Elwood and Maxine (Schweitzer) Lafler. Surviving Ron are his wife Marilyn (Sweet Dailey) Lafler; daughter, Kristine Hayden; son, Rodney (Shawn) Lafler, Jr., all of Three Rivers; daughters, Karrie (Todd) Stull of Sturgis, Kimberly (Danny) Hargett of Burr Oak; and eight grandchildren, Austin and Brylee Lafler, Trae White, Sarah and Isaiah Hayden, Brandon Stull, Kortney and Katrina Hargett. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson Bryce Lafler. Cremation has taken place and there will be no public services. Arrangements were handled by Eley Funeral Homes in Centreville.




Stanley Bugay

Monday, January 25, 2010 6:10 AM 

Stanley Bugay Stanley Bugay, 84, of Clinton Township. Father of Cheryl (Roger) Horndt, David (Susie) Bugay and Tim Bugay. Please call (586) 468-4509 Will & Schwarzkoff Funeral Home 



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Swain, Verna M.

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Theresa F. Aerts

Mrs. Theresa F. Aerts, 95, of Hart, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010. She was born April 12, 1914 in Weare Township to Joseph and Frances (Kraus) Greiner. She married Frank Aerts on May 14, 1941 at St. Jo... 




Verna M. Cogswell

Verna M. Cogswell, 87, of Manistee, died Wednesday, Jan. 20. The Herbert Funeral Home of Manistee is in charge of arrangements....



William R. Tanner

Monday, January 25, 2010 6:10 AM 

William R. Tanner William R. Tanner, age 81, passed away on January 22, 2010. Beloved husband of Marie Norma for 52 years. Loving father of Kathleen White, William Jr., Michael (Lori), Clifford (Jackie), the late David, Ronald (Shelia), Jerome, and Kristine. Adored grandfather of 12 and great-grandfather of 12. Visitation Wednesday, January 27, 2-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at Buehler Funeral Home, 26429 Gratiot Avenue, Roseville. Burial at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Mich.

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