Thursday, November 18, 2010

Michigan Obituaries 11/18/10


Aaliyah Malone *

infant daughter, of Brandon Malone and Ashley Terry, of Lansing, died Saturday. Graveside services 2 p.m. today at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements by Riley Funeral Home.



Altia Beasley *

95, of DeWitt, died Monday. Services noon Friday at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. 



Anderson, Michael Anthony

Anderson Michael Anthony Michael is survived by Sally Anderson, mother, Tanya M. Anderson, wife, Michael and Daniel Anderson, sons, Michelle R. Jackson, daughter (James) and James III, Isaac T., grandchildren. Home Going Service on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Ward African Methodist Episcopal Church 1177 West 25th Street, Los Angeles, California 90007, (213 747-1367).



Baker, Robert

Baker Robert Age 69, of Linden, died October 2, 2010. Funeral Service: 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 5 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Linden Chapel, 209 E. Broad St., Linden. Visitation 12 p.m. Tuesday until service. Contributions: American Cancer Society.



Barczi, Yolanda I.

Barczi Yolanda I. October 2, 2010, age 90, of Allen Park. Preceded in death by husband, Steve. Loving aunt of Ronald (Arlene) Zecsei. Visitation Monday 12:30 p.m. until time of service 5:00 p.m at John Molnar Funeral Home, 14032 Northline, Southgate.



Bernard P. Anderson

Thursday, November 18, 2010 1:17 AM 

DULUTH, Minn. -- Bernard P. Anderson, 73, a resident at KeenAgers in Wakefield, Mich., died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, in St. Mary's Medical Center Hospice in Duluth.



Bushnell, Samuel

Bushnell Samuel October 1, 2010. Beloved husband of Colleen for 66 years. Loving father of Linda Wall, Alan Bushnell, Ronnie (Andrea) Bushnell and Roger (Robert Moore) Bushnell. Dear brother of Albert Bushnell. Loving grandfather of 4 and great-grandfather of 5. Visitation Monday 4-9 p.m. and Tuesday 1-9 p.m. at the Allen Park Chapel of Voran Funeral Home (5900 Allen Rd). Funeral Wednesday October 6, 2010, 10 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Interment Parkview Cemetery. Please visit our online guestbook and share memories at



Clarey, Rita Mae

Clarey Rita Mae July 22, 1926 - October 1, 2010. Rita's spirit has risen to heaven to meet her God, her husband and eldest son who preceded her in death. Soon she will be a part of a very special and long awaited McCrady Reunion with her parents and 10 brothers and sisters. Her death will bring to close a generation whose memories we will all cherish. Her last days were spent in the peace and comfort of her home in Sparks, Nevada with her daughter Peggy Clarey and son-in-law, Fred Conner. Rita was born at the farm on Pumping Station Road. Fairfield County, Ohio. She grew up in Sugar Grove, Ohio, attended and graduated from Berne Union School in Sugar Grove, Ohio. Rita was the youngest child born to Charles and Rosemary (Shonebarger) McCrady. Rita was married to Wilbert A. Clarey for 56 years before his death in 2006. At that time she moved to Nevada to live with her only daughter. She had four children: Daniel (Linda), Peggy (Fred), Bruce (Alise), and Andrew (Laura). She had six male grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was a Nurses Aid at Garden City Osteopathic Hospital for over 20 Years. G.C.O.H. is located less that one block from the family Home on Cardwell Street, Garden City, Michigan. Her interests included playing cards, bingo, casino gambling and creating Jewelry Pictures. With "Web", she became an active and enthusiastic member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, starting in the mid 50's at Johnsons Post #78, on Joy Road in Detroit, Michigan, and ending her service at Battle Born Post #9211 on VFW Historic Lane in Reno, Nevada. She was anointed by Father Norman King from the Immaculate Conception Church. Her remains will be at the Glen Eden Memorial Park, Livonia, Michigan. Instead of flowers or gifts, remembrances can be PAID FORWARD.



Clifford James Vaughan Jr., 76

Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:44 AM 

Clifford James Vaughan Jr., age 76, of Walloon Lake, passed away Oct. 25, 2010.



Darlene D. Titze

Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:51 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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David Allan Arnold *

50, of Ashley, died Sunday. There will be no services. Arrangements by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie Chapel. 



David W. Burton *

61, of Lansing, died Wednesday. Private services will be held. Arrangements by Estes-Leadley Funeral Homes, Greater Lansing Chapel. 



Dawn Marie Shimel

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Dawn Shimel

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the visitation and service of Dawn Shimel has been moved to St. John's Lutheran Church, 209. N. Rowe St, Ludington. Visitation is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, with se...



Death Notice: Kenneth H. Karr, 72, of Portland

Kenneth H. Karr, 72, of Portland, passed away Nov. 11, 2010 



Dolliver Block

Dolliver Block, lacking only 20 days of being 100 years old, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010. He was born in California, Missouri on Nov. 29, 1910. 



Donald Keilen *

79, of Kingsburg, Calif., formerly of Westphalia, died Sunday. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Home, Portland. 



Dorothy R. McCumber

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Dorothy V. Winters

• Dorothy V. Winters, 87, of Ludington, died Nov. 14. Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements....



Elaine J. Nelson

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Elliott, SR. Gretchen, R.S.M.

Elliott SR. Gretchen, R.S.M. Age 69. October 3, 2010. Survived by five sisters, two brothers, and many nieces and nephews. Welcome Service Tuesday 1 p.m. with visitation until 8:30 p.m. at McAuley Center, 28750 W. 11 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Prayer Service Tuesday at 7 p.m. In state Wednesday 9 a.m. until time of Mass 11 a.m. at Mercy Center Chapel, 28650 W. 11 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Arrangements by McCabe Funeral Home.



Elwyn Asa Vanderpool Sr.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:49 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Evelyn (Davidson) Robertson

Thursday, November 18, 2010 7:25 AM 

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Flagg, Barbara Jean

Flagg Barbara Jean October 1, 2010. Age 88. Beloved wife of the late Warren, Sr. Dear mother of Warren (the late Katie), Catherine, David (Jill), Paul, Michael (Greg), and Steve (Monica). Cherished grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of seven. Sister of the late Sylvia Pitonyak. The family wishes to thank her many caregivers at Boulevard Hills. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward, (between 13-14 Mile), Wednesday 9 a.m. until Funeral service at 1 p.m. Family suggests memorial tributes to Alzheimer's Association. View obituary and share memories at



Gladys I. Wertman, 106

Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:05 AM 

Gladys I. Wertman, 106, of Charlevoix, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at Boulder Park Terrace Nursing Home in Charlevoix. 



Gloria Buckley-Steinbrunner

Gloria Buckley-Steinbrunner Battle Creek Gloria Buckley-Steinbrunner, 84, passed away on the morning of November 17, 2010. She was born February 18, 1926, at Nichols Hospital in Battle Creek. She attended St. Philip Catholic Elementary and was a graduate from St. Philip Catholic High School class of 1944. After graduation and as part of the war effort Gloria went to Arlington, VA, to work for the Pentagon, utilizing her excellent typing skills as an assistant working for affairs of the state. After the war she attended college at, where she studied Library Science. After school she returned to Battle Creek, MI, where she worked at the Willard Library for 13 years as a librarian. During this time she met her husband of 23 years Mark Steinbrunner, who preceded her in death in 1985, co-business owner of the Lakewood Inn, currently the Waterfront Seafood Company. She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Buckley; mother, Marguerite Buckley; brother, Paul Buckley and sister, Jane Buckley Leatherman. She is survived by her two sons, Mark Steinbrunner of Chicago, IL and Paul Steinbrunner; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Steinbrunner; two grandchildren, Shelby Steinbrunner 12, and Justin Steinbrunner 16, all of Chicago as well. Gloria will be greatly missed by all who knew her; she was always up beat and had kind words to say to all. Through her volunteer work, assisting the children at Franklin Elementary School for many years, she was the recipient of the 2000 JC Pennny Golden Rule Award. She was active with her church, her book club and she was a member of the Alpha Phi Beta Eta Chi Chapter business sorority. Gloria traveled extensively and enjoyed many events with her family and friends. Visitation will be held Friday from 2 to 4:00 p.m. and 6 to 8:00 p.m. at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 1:30 p.m., Saturday, November 20, 2010, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 61 N. Twenty Third in Battle Creek, with The Very Rev. Robert F. Creagan, V.F., officiating. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the .



Harland "Pete" Blair *

89, of Lake Odessa, died Nov. 11. Memorial services 11 a.m. Saturday at Koops Funeral Chapel, Lake Odessa. 



Harold L. Cripps *

84, of Battle Creek, retired Security National Bond senior vice president and cashier, died Oct. 13. Graveside services 2 p.m. Friday at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta. Arrangements by Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home, Battle Creek.



Helen D. Tremain

Helen D. Tremain, 95, of Beaverton, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. She was born on March 20, 1915 in Toledo, Ohio, to Jesse and Carrie (Otto) Ransom.



Hollyer, Lawrence C.

Hollyer Lawrence C. 79, of Farmington, September 26, 2010. Beloved husband of Shirley for 59 years. Dear father of Michael, Linda, Larry, Laura and Gordon. Proud "Papa" of Jason, Jeffrey, Jessica, Jacob and Joseph. Dear brother of Phyllis, Barbara and Edward. A simple cremation has taken place. No public services are planned. Arrangements by Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, downtown Farmington (248) 474-5200.



Homer Dwight Walter Sr.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:50 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Howrani, Ameen

Howrani Ameen Age 69, passed away on October 2, 2010. Beloved husband of Arlene for 30 years. Loving father to Ara Howrani and Ana (Joel) Howrani Heeres. Survivors include brothers Faris (Carlene) Howrani, John (Terri) Howrani, and sister Mary Catherine (Duane) Ashley, as well as brother-in-law Kenneth Yagoobian. He was predeceased by his parents Catherine and Adeeb Howrani. Also survived by many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. Ameen will be remembered for changing the look of photography by capturing the powerful faces of everyday people in a compelling way. He will also be remembered for his charisma and the way he touched people on a personal level. At the time of his death, Ameen was working on a book, a 40-year retrospective of his photography in Detroit. A memorial for Ameen will be held on Friday, October 8, 5-9 p.m. at his studio. Remembrance at 7 p.m., with Reception to follow. Information to come at Ameen's Memorial regarding in lieu of flowers. To submit memories of Ameen, visit his Facebook page.



Ingrid R. Brown *

Ingrid R. Brown Battle Creek Ingrid R. Brown, 71, died Monday November 15, 2010. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m.Thursday at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, 223 N. Bedford Rd. Service will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Please visit, . for further details.



Jaber, Jacob J.

Jaber Jacob J. Age 98 of Southfield. October 2, 2010. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (d. 2003). Loving father of Pauline (Jerry Sr.) Wakefield, Frances Kennady, Margaret Jaber, Barbara (Dan) Kuzniar, Judy Williams and the late Garrie Jaber. Cherished grandfather of nine, great-grandfather of ten and great-great-grandfather of one. Dear brother of Josephine Shaw. Funeral Wednesday, October, 6th (time pending) at St. Alexander Catholic Church 27835 Shiawassee (btw. Inkster and Middlebelt) Farmington Hills. Visitation Monday 4:00-8:00 p.m. and Tuesday 2:00-8:00 p.m., with an evening Rosary, at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Road, (just north of Grand River) downtown Farmington 248-474-5200. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials suggested to Angela Hospice.



James Stanley Merrill *

80, of DeWitt, former Stan's Saw Shop owner/operator, died Sunday. There will be no services. Arrangements by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. 



James "George" Plovie Feb. 25, 1921-Nov. 16, 2010

Thursday, November 18, 2010 10:49 AM 

James ?George? Plovie, 89, of Monroe, took his last ?sentimental journey? at 1:09 a.m. Tuesday morning. He had been ill since suffering a stroke in July.



Jan Abram Koster *

Jan Abram Koster Battle Creek Jan Abram Koster, 60, died Sunday, October 31, 2010. Service at Ft. Custer National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements by Spencer Family Funeral Home, Athens.



Jeanette Fritch *

95, of Lansing, died Tuesday. Graveside services 10 a.m. today at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Palmer, Bush and Jensen Family Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. 



Jeffery Lyons, 46

Thursday, November 18, 2010 7:49 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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John Scully, 70

Thursday, November 18, 2010 10:33 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Jones, Constance Rosemary

Jones Constance Rosemary Was born on August 9, 1974 in Detroit, MI. The daughter of Sheila Jones and Joseph Jones. She was later raised by Johnnie Wilson and Robert Payne. Constance had a love for music and her discount shopping. She is also survived by many loving family members and friends. Connie you will be missed and loved always!! Funeral 11 a.m. at Caver Memorial Funeral Home, 19301 Van Dyke, 313-892-8300.



Kathryn (Janatis) Pribble

Thursday, November 18, 2010 1:16 AM 

WALNUT, Calif. -- Kathryn (Janatis) Pribble died on Oct. 26, 2010, in Walnut, Calif. 



Kayser, Joan M.

Kayser Joan M. Beloved wife of Robert. Dearest mother of Paul (Joyce) and Andrea McCaffrey. Loving grandmother of four. Memorial Mass Tuesday 10:00 a.m. Our Lady of Hope Church, (St. Germaine Campus) 28301 Little Mack, St. Clair Shores. 



Keith L. Boyer *

85, of Grand Ledge,, Marine Corps veteran, furniture refinisher, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday at Holihan-Atkin Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. 



Leland Smith

Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:52 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Leslie S. Herman *

Leslie S. Herman Bronson Leslie S. Herman, 78, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. Service will be Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Church in Bronson. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4 8:00 p.m. at Dutcher-Kolcz Funeral Home in Bronson.



Lisa Corelli *

62, of Lansing, died Oct. 2. There will be no services. Arrangements by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel.



Lula B. Sherbert *

Lula B. Sherbert Farmington Hills Lula Belle Sherbert, 84, died November 16, 2010. Visitation, from 12:00 until 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 20, 2010 at Shaw Funeral Home, Lehman Chapel, Bellevue where services will take place at 1:00 p.m.



M. Joan Baines *

M. Joan Baines Hastings M. Joan Baines, 75 died Tuesday, November 16, 2010. A private family service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by the Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings.



Marge Cleveringa

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Marie 'Mary' A. Hastings, 87

Thursday, November 18, 2010 8:52 AM 

Marie "Mary" A. Hastings, 87, of Boyne City, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey. 



Marilyn J. Hubbell

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Martens, Lorraine

Martens Lorraine Passed Friday, October 1 at the age of 94. Widow of Lawrence H. Martens. Daughters Judy (David) Newsom and Linda (Gary) Cline. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 6. Member of Huron Hunting & Fishing Club, Plum Hollow Golf & Country Club, Richardson Senior Center, Nardineers Seniors, EGA-Indian River and Farmington Hills. Services at Glen Eden Cemetery, 35667 W. Eight Mile, Livonia, MI 48152 on Wednesday, October 6 at 11 a.m. viewing 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donate to Old Newsboys Fund, Salvation Army, or Burt Lake Preservation Assoc.



Mary Margaret Brown *

87, of Lansing, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today at St. Mary Cathedral. Arrangements by Palmer, Bush and Jensen Family Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel.



MaryLee Dains

Marion Lee (MaryLee) Dains, 83, of Ludington, passed away quietly at home on Nov. 8. Born April 6, 1927 in Detroit, she's the only child of the late John Vernell Engwall and Leona Bettye Phillips. She...



Massey, Evelyn

Massey Evelyn October 1, 2010. Age 91. Of Dearborn Heights. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving mother of Richard (Marilyn) Massey, Marilyn (Neal) Tieppo, Victoria (Armando) Ozuna and the late Rose Marie. Dearest sister of Susan, Floyd, Hazel, and Viola. Also survived by three grandchildren. Visitation at Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Rd. (Dearborn Chapel), Monday 2-9 p.m. with a Rosary at 6:30 p.m. Funeral Tuesday, October 5, 2010, in state 9:30 a.m. with Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Anselm Catholic Church. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. Online guestbook at



May Rodriguez

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McPhee, Charles J.

McPhee Charles J. Age 70 of Livonia. Beloved husband of Mary and the late Suzanne. Loving father of Craig (Darlene) and Caren (David) Traylor. Very proud grandpa of Lauren, Scott, Steven, and Michael. Dearest son of Anna Simon. Preceded in death by his dear son Shawn. Also survived by many other loving family and friends. Visitation will be held at the Fred Wood Funeral Home-Rice Chapel, 36100 5 Mile Rd., Livonia (E. of Levan), Monday 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday 1-9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday at the funeral home 10 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Humane Society. Please visit the online guestbook at



Melvin Walter Pearl, 84

Thursday, November 18, 2010 8:54 AM 

Melvin Walter Pearl, 84, of Deer Lake, passed away the morning of Nov. 17, 2010. 



Obituary: Bruce Keillor, 58

Thursday, November 18, 2010 2:04 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Obituary: Calistro Munguia Sr., 84, of Lake Odessa

Calistro Munguia Sr., 84, of Lake Odessa, passed away Nov. 12, 2010. 



Obituary: Carol Jean McQueen, 72, Pewamo

Carol Jean McQueen, 72, Pewamo, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010. 



Obituary: Charles William "Bill" Millwood Jr., 58, of Plainfield, Ind., formerly of Ionia

Charles William "Bill" Millwood Jr., 58, of Plainfield, Ind., formerly of Ionia, passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.



Obituary: Cheryl E. Cowling, 63, of Fenwick

Cheryl E. Cowling, 63, of Fenwick, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010. 



Obituary: Edwin "Ed" Andres, 91, of Belding

Edwin "Ed" Andres, 91, of Belding, passed away Sunday morning, Nov. 14, 2010 at Laurels of Kent in Lowell.



Obituary: Gerald (Jerry) Lee Howe, 71, of Clarksville

Gerald (Jerry) Lee Howe, 71, of Clarksville passed away peacefully at home Nov. 13, 2010. 



Obituary: Helen G. (Goodemoot) Livermore Robinson, of Lake Odessa

Helen G. (Goodemoot) Livermore Robinson, of Lake Odessa, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010 at the Laurel of Kent Nursing Home in Lowell. 



Obituary: Joyce (Kamradt) Murray, 80, of Ionia

Joyce (Kamradt) Murray, 80, of Ionia passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 10, 2010. 



Obituary: Kenneth H. Karr, 72, of Portland

Kenneth H. Karr, 72, of Portland formerly of Salina, Kan., passed away Nov. 11, 2010. 



Obituary: Laureen D. Shattuck, 69, of Fenwick

Laureen D. Shattuck, 69, of Fenwick passed away Monday morning Nov. 8, 2010 at home. 



Obituary: Linda L. Agostini, 70, of Ionia

Linda L. Agostini, 70, of Ionia, passed away on Nov. 5, 2010. 



Obituary: Lorene M. Jonas, 79, of Belding

Lorene M. Jonas, 79, of Belding, passed away Sunday morning, Nov. 14, 2010 at home under the loving care of her family and Faith Hospice. 



Obituary: Nettie Lea Bussell, 72, of Crystal

Nettie Lea Bussell, 72, of Crystal, passed away Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 at Gratiot Medical Center in Alma. 



Obituary: Patricia Ann "Patsy" Parks, 50, of Belding

Patricia Ann "Patsy" Parks, 50, of Belding, went Home to her Lord peacefully on Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 surrounded by her family.



Obituary: Patricia M. Spence

Thursday, November 18, 2010 4:07 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Obituary: Pauline Wiles, 95, of Port Huron, formerly of Ionia

Pauline Wiles, 95, of Port Huron, formerly of Ionia, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010.



Obituary: Richard Witwer Christian

Richard Witwer Christian passed away Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 10:40 p.m. in his sleep, at Clark Retirement Community in Grand Rapids, where he had resided since 2008.



Obituary: Russell C. Scott, 87

Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:30 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc.

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Obituary: Ruth Violet Johnson Graham

Mrs. Graham died Nov. 8, 2010 in Ionia, after a long illness. She was a resident of Heartland Health Care. 



Obituary: Wanda Lea Powers, 47, of Ionia

Wanda Lea Powers, 47, of Ionia, passed away unexpectedly Nov. 9, 2010. 



Obituary: William Howard Fears of Ionia

William Howard Fears of Ionia passed away Oct. 30, 2010.



Orel, Delores

Orel Delores Age 96, October 1, 2010, formerly of Trenton. Beloved wife of the late Harry Orel, the late Charles Bonham, and the late Raymond Westcott. Loving mother of Janice (the late Dr. Robert) Songe, William Westcott, Sherilyn (Richard) Hernandez, Barbara (Michael) Gillespie and Terry (Janet) Orel. Dear sister of Ernie (Julie) Tharpe. Also survived by 10 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. In state Tuesday 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Trenton Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 3200 West Rd., and Wednesday 11:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Trenton, 2610 West Jefferson until time of service 12 noon. Interment Michigan Memorial Park. Visit online guestbook at



Patricia Ann Schneider

Patricia Ann (Horrigan) Schneider, 60, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Big Rapids and Ludington, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 16. She was born August 1, 1950 in Big Rapids, the daughter of Don and Barb Horr... 



Patricia L. Kalkofen, 74

Thursday, November 18, 2010 8:53 AM 

Patricia L. Kalkofen, age 74, of Alanson, passed away Nov. 13, 2010, at her home. 



Paul Jackson

Paul Jackson, 92, of Custer, died Nov. 11. No further services are planned.... 



Pauline Thomas

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Pearl M. Millsap *

70, of Chicago, formerly of Lansing, died Nov. 10. Services 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Leak & Sons Funeral Home, Chicago. 



Pilat, Frank A.

Pilat Frank A. Age 85, October 2, 2010. Beloved husband of the late Helen. Loving father of Joseph, Dianne (Robert, Sr.) Staroscik, and Dennis. Dearest grandpa of Robert, Jr., Raymond (Bonnie), Sandra and Craig. Proud great-grandpa of Emma Madelyn. Brother of Helen Mitchell and is predeceased by many brothers and sisters. He will be missed by his four-legged friend, Winston. Visitation Tuesday 1-9 p.m. with a K of C Rosary 6:30 p.m. at the Leonard A. Turowski and Son Funeral Home, 9300 Middlebelt Rd. (just south of West Chicago Rd.), Livonia. Funeral Mass Wednesday 9:30 a.m. with viewing 9:00 a.m. at the Church of the Divine Child, 25001 Herbert Weier Drive, Dearborn. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery.



Radtke, Robert Paul

Radtke Robert Paul 59, of Bloomfield Hills. A proud family life with Lynn, his wife, and daughters, Sarah and Alyssa. Grew up in Northwest side of Detroit and attended Henry Ford High School. The oldest of five children, Rob loved to spend summers up north with family and friends. Summers were spent fishing and roaming the woods and fields of our beautiful state. Rob graduated from Oakland University and then the National College of Chiropractic in Illinois. He worked first as an associate of George Goodheart, founder of Applied Kinesiology and later practiced privately in Birmingham for 25 years. His ability to reach bodies, hearts and minds was legendary. Rob was gifted at articulating the pilgrimage towards consciousness. Rob was the enthusiastic president of Kirkwood Lake Association for 20 years. Rob loved to fish with his brothers and friends on the beautiful Michigan waterways. All those who knew Rob knew he was the facilitator of fun and joy and true engagement in life. Survived by beloved wife Lynn and daughters Sarah and Alyssa. Loving parents, Patricia and Robert Gustav Radtk. Devoted brother of Thomas (Rose) Radtke, Diane Williams, Glen (Jean) Radtke, and Jean Radtke. Son-in-law of Albert and Margaret Goldstein. Brother-in-law of David Goldstein (Kathryn Brown) and adored uncle of Nicole, Jessica, Lauren, Melanie, Alex, Glenda, Jessica, and Laura. SERVICES TODAY 11:30 A.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS, (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT OAKVIEW CEMETERY or visit



Ralph Lyle Reed *

75, of Lansing, died Monday. There will be no services. Arrangements by Chapel In The Pines Funeral Home. 



Roberta J. Hensley *

76, of Mason, formerly of Stockbridge, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Friday at Caskey-Mitchell Funeral Home, Stockbridge. 



Rosa Rhoades

Rosa Rhoades began her life as Rosa Szilagyi on Nov. 9, 1921, in Bad Tatzmannsdorf, Austria, the daughter of Stephen and Josephine (Wolfel) Szilagyi. She passed away on Nov. 12, 2010, in Gladwin.



Rosella Currier Porter

Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:52 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Schwartz, Gabriel

Schwartz Gabriel Beloved fianc and soul mate of Meranda Ryan, cherished son of Marcie Schwartz, Steven L. Schwartz, loving brother of Jonas Schwartz (fiancée Dominique Colunga) and loving sister Erin Schwartz. Survived by aunts and uncles, Steven and Devra Goldberg, Sandee and Mark Giovanniello, and Bennett and Debbie Schwartz, their children, Leah and Victoria Giovanniello, Jacob Goldberg, and Katie and Michael Schwartz. Grandson of Sylvia Schwartz, the late Leo Schwartz, the late Leah and the late Clarence Goldberg. Also survived by many loving friends. GRAVESIDE SERVICES 3:00 P.M. MONDAY AFTERNOON AT MACHPELAH CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020.



Sharon Rogers

Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:28 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Shelbie Courtland

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Sliva, James M.

Sliva James M. Age 63, October 1, 2010. Beloved husband of Charlene for 29 years. Dear father of Andrea (Louie) Krause, Jacob, and Natalie. Brother of Michael, Carole (Bob) Solano, Robert (Sandra), and Debra (Phillip) Smith. Also several nieces, nephews and granddog Chuck. He will be loved and missed by all. Visitation Monday 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-8 p.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home 1139 Inkster Rd. (between Ford and Cherry Hill). In state Wednesday 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Funeral Service at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 10101 W. Ann Arbor Rd., Plymouth (E. of Gotfredson, between Warren and Joy). Memorials to Trinity Presbyterian Food Pantry or Am-Vets.



Steven Holm

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Thomas Raymond Smith

Thomas Raymond Smith, passed away at home with his family at his side, on Monday, Nov. 15, 2010. He was born on Jan. 16, 1931 in Detroit.



Uchwat, John S.

Uchwat John S. Age 92, October 2, 2010. Beloved uncle and godfather of Connie (Norman) Hansen, Ken (Jackie) Smerecki, Patrick (Deborah) Smerecki. Dear brother of Edward (Ann) Uchwat. Dear uncle of Terry, Nadine, Jim, Gerry, Delphine, Suzanne, Fred, Sharon, Kathy, Keith, Arleen, and Jason. Great-uncle of Ken, Matthew, John, Adam, and Andrew. Visitation Tuesday 2-8 p.m. with an evening Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home 1139 Inkster Rd. (between Ford and Cherry Hill). Call 734-427-3800 for Wednesday times of Service at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 7685 Grandville (between Evergreen and Southfield, north of Warren Rd.).




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Ussher, Kenneth L.

Ussher Kenneth L. Loving husband of Darlene (McMillian) Ussher. Beloved father of Karen and Jon Dante, Laura and William Deirlein. Loving step-father of Mark and Matthew Mullikin, and Jennifer Alvey. Step-grandfather of Megan Dante, Abigail Deirlein, Kelley, Molly, Adam, and Zachary Mullikin, and Travis Alvey. Brother of Edith Koch. Mr. Ussher was preceded in death by wife Norma Ussher. Mr. Ussher was a Army veteran and retired salesman with Marposs Corp. and a member of St. Timothy Church. He was also a member of the Florence Lions Club and VFW. Passed away on Friday October 1, 2010 at age 82, and was a resident of Florence, Kentucky. Visitation will be on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. with a Rosary Service staring at 3:30 p.m. at Stith Funeral Homes, 7500 Highway 42, Florence, KY. Mass of Christian burial will be Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 10 a.m. at St. Timothy Church, 10272 US Highway 42, Union, KY. Graveside services will be on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 644 Linn St., Suite 1026 Cincinnati, Ohio 45203. Online condolences can be made at, . Stith Funeral Homes Florence, KY is handling arrangements.



Valin (McCONNELL), Lorraine Ann

Valin Lorraine Ann (McCONNELL) Age 79 of Oxford. October 2, 2010. Loving wife of the late Ralph. Dear mother of Tim, Kevin (Michelle), Colin (Judy), Shawn (Kathy) Valin, Maribeth (Chris) Medaugh, Laurie (Steve) Polasek, Robert Valin, Bridget (Mike) Kowalik, and Margaret Valin. Sister of Lawrence McConnell, Loretta Winter, and the late Mary Alice Busby. Daughter-in-law of Harlow and the late Alice Valin. Also survived by 18 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 11 a.m. with an in state of 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 715 N. Lapeer Rd., Lake Orion. The family will receive friends Monday 1-8 p.m. and Tuesday 5-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the Modetz Funeral Home, 100 E. Silverbell Rd., Orion. Suggested memorials to A-1 Hospice, Lapeer. Online guestbook



Verhelst, James "Jim"

Verhelst James "Jim" Passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2010 from a short bout with cancer. He leaves a wife of 52 years, Jane and two children, Vicki and Jim, four grandchildren, Tracey, Kayleigh, Eric and Dominic. In his memory, donations to Good Shepherd Hospice, 115 S. Missouri Avenue, Suite 500, Lakeland, FL. 33805 would be appreciated.



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Erasmia "Roz" Smith Naples, FL Erasmia "Roz" Smith, age 89, passed away peacefully on November 12, 2010 in Dewitt, Michigan. Roz was born December 31, 1920 in Oak Park, Illinois the daughter of John Ntokos and Angeline Cornelius Ntokos, the youngest of three children. Roz had a very successful career with Sears Roebuck & Co. Inc. as a National Buyer for Womens Sportswear and Lingerie, and worked in Chicago and New York City. It was at Sears Roebuck Co. that she met her husband Thom Smith. They married June 10, 1965 and he preceded her in death in December of 2008. She earned her pilots license and they both enjoyed piloting their Beechcraft Bonanza airplane throughout the United States and Caribbean Islands. Roz and Thom lived on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago before retiring to the Florida Keys and later Naples. She then discovered sailing, fishing, snorkeling, and became an active golfer. They enjoyed showing family slide shows of their extensive travels through her parents native Greece, France, South Africa and Central America. Roz enjoyed watching professional sports, especially the Chicago Bears- she attended many games over the years. She learned to sew from her mother, a gifted seamstress, and was an excellent cook. Roz was raised in a close knit Greek family and had a generous soul and found joy and happiness in her husband and family. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Demitrius, her husband, and Thom's eldest son Eric. Roz is survived by her brother Sophocles (Geri), Thom's two children Greg (Barbara) Smith of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Tracy (Jim) Zervos of Holton, Michigan; grandchildren Carl(Simona), Phillip, Andrew, Jaimie(Alex) and Peter; great grandchildren Sean, Riley, and Halle Erasmia her namesake. Her loss is immeasureable, surpassed only by the legacy of love she leaves behind for us to carry on. Private services will be held at Arlington Cemetery in Virginia later this spring where Roz with join her beloved Thom.



Vivian Louise Kintner (Hill)

Vivian Louise Kintner (Hill) passed away on Monday, Nov. 15, 2010 at Brian's House in Bay City after a long and courageous battle with Huntington's Disease. She was born to Leo and Ida Mae Hill in Hazel Park on July 16, 1929.




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Whitby, Cora S.

Whitby Cora S. Age 62 of Plymouth, October 2, 2010. Beloved mother of Stephanie Whitby, and Jessica and Phillip Haynes. Dear sister of Marjorie Whitby Dickson. Visitation Tuesday 4-7 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W Ann Arbor Rd (btwn Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. Family hour Wednesday 10:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Funeral Service at Highland Park Baptist Church, 28600 Lahser Road, Southfield, MI 48034. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. To share memories please visit



William J. "Bill" Teegarden *

William J. "Bill" Teegarden Augusta William J. "Bill" Teegarden, age 78, died on November 3, 2010. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 19, 2010 at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service from 11:00 a.m. until 12 Noon, with a service to follow at 12 Noon in the Bachman Funeral Chapel.



William Lloyd Thompson *

60, of Charlotte, died Saturday. Arrangements by Riley Funeral Home, Lansing. 



Williams (Nee Kramer, Josephone Mabel

Williams Josephine Mabel (Nee Kramer) Age 80 of Utica, died peacefully Saturday, October 2, 2010 after a 7 year battle with Alzheimer's. She is survived by her only daughter Donna (Michael) Kemper, her niece Marie (David) Vanker, and her nephews John Kramer and Raymond (Yvonne) Kramer plus several grandnieces and grandnephews. Jo graduated from Capac High School in 1948 and worked for Sears for 32 years. She loved gardening and animals. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Rd., (3 blks. E. of Van Dyke) Utica . Friends may visit on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Resthaven Home at 1424 Union NE, Grand Rapids, MI. 49505.




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