Friday, November 19, 2010

Michigan Obituaries 11/19/10


Altia Beasley *

95, of DeWitt, died Monday. Services noon today 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).



Anthony "Skip" Menkel

Friday, November 19, 2010 6:42 AM 

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Arley Ray Krider *

82, of Marion, retired Fisher Body (Lansing) employee, died Wednesday. There will be no services. Arrangements by Fosnaught-Holdship Funeral Home, Marion.



Aubrey J. Oberlin *

infant daughter of Dave and Angela Oberlin, of Charlotte, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday at Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte. 



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.



Barbara R. Rolfe *

Mrs. Barbara R. Rolfe Battle Creek Barbara R. Rolfe, 80, died on Wednesday, November 17, 2010. Visitation will be held 12 noon to 7p.m. Sunday Services will be held Monday, (November 22, 2010) at 12:30 p.m. in the Bachman Funeral Chapel. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service.



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.



Bernadine R. Hayes *

82, of Lansing, manager, died Tuesday. Services noon Saturday at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel.



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



Carol Ann Ozimac

• Carol Ann Ozimac, 62, of Eastlake, died Wednesday, Nov. 17. Oak Grove Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements....



Carroll S. Reed *

93, of Lansing, retired state Department of Transportation civil engineer, died Monday. Services noon today at Estes-Leadley Funeral Homes, Greater Lansing Chapel.



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.



David W. Burton *

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



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



Deloris Stiers

Friday, November 19, 2010 9:42 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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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. 



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....



E. Louetta Jenkins *

77, of Dimondale, retired Auto Owners Insurance Co. employee, died Wednesday. Services 3 p.m. Saturday at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel.



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.



Elmo Caston *

49, of Tolleson, Ariz., formerly of Lansing, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday at Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Phoenix, Ariz. 



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



Floyd Dale Acker *

78, of Williamston, drywall contractor, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday at Rowley Wesleyan Church. Williamston. Arrangements by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Williamston Chapel.



Frederick W. Kebler *

57, of Grand Ledge, K&K Supply owner, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. today at Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.



Gayle Lynn Meyers

Friday, November 19, 2010 6:42 AM 

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Gladys Mae Lux *

Gladys Mae Lux Marshall Gladys Mae Lux, 99, died Thursday, November 18, 2010. Arrangements pending at Spencer Family Funeral Home, Athens.



Glenn Gilbert Mawer

Friday, November 19, 2010 6:42 AM 

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Gregg Michael Gregory

• Gregg Michael Gregory, 54, of Montrose and formerly of Ludington, died Nov. 16. No services are planned....



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.



Henry Richard Kohl

Friday, November 19, 2010 6:42 AM 

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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.



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.



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 L. Goodman Sr. *

70, of Portland, died Wednesday. Services noon Saturday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Portland. Arrangements by Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Home, Portland. 



Jeffery Lyons, 46

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

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Joanne N. East

Friday, November 19, 2010 6:42 AM 

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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.



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. 



LeVetta T. Highlen *

82, of Grand Ledge, died Thursday. Visitation 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. 



Leona Mae Stebleton

Leona Mae Stebleton Leona Mae Stebleton, 81, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, NC. Leona was born in Battle Creek, MI, on December 22, 1928 and had been living in Goldsboro, NC with her daughter Marian since 2002. She was married to the late Raymond Dale Stebleton. Viewing will be at Bachman Hebble Funeral Home, Battle Creek, MI on Wednesday, 17 Nov, 6-8p.m. and services will be at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI on Thursday, 18 Nov, 1p.m. Leona was preceded by her husband Raymond Dale Stebleton, and her grandson, Robert Lee Hawkins. She is survived by her four children Marian Abbondanza and husband Albert of Goldsboro, NC, Robin Hawkins of Aubrey, TX, James Stebleton of Wichita, KS, and Raymond Stebleton and wife Janice of Oklahoma City, OK, six grandchildren, William Hawkins, Jeffery Abbondanza, Michelle Roberts, Raymond Stebleton Jr., Stormie Stebleton, Ashley Stebleton and Amber Stebleton, and eight great-grandchildren .



Leonard R. Gottschalk

Friday, November 19, 2010 6:00 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Leonard R. Gottschalk *

Leonard R. Gottschalk Union City Leonard R. Gottschalk, 90, died, November 16, 2010. Service will be held at a later date., Arrangements are by the Putnam Funeral Home Union City, MI



Linda May Drake *

61, of Sugar Land, Texas, formerly of Lansing, former Motor Wheel Credit Union employee, died Monday. Memorial services 1 p.m. today at the Settegast-Kopf Co. at Sugar Creek, Sugar Land, Texas.



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, of Farmington Hills died November 16, 2010 at the Courtyard Manor in Farmington Hills. She was born April 16, 1926, the daughter of Silas and Fern L. (Martin) Terwilliger in Battle Creek. Lu graduated from Bellevue High School and the Moody Bible Institute where she majored in Missions and was a member of the Moody Chorale. While attending Moody she also worked at WMBI radio as a traffic manager assistant. Lu also attended Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina where she majored in Art and met and married William F. Sherbert. Upon William's graduation from seminary they moved to Kingsport, Tennessee where they founded Faith Bible Church in 1950. They also served at the Houghton Lake Bible Church, the Day Bible Church, the First Baptist Church of Eaton Rapids, the Yorkville Community Church and later founded the Richland Bible Church. Lu was very involved in all the churches as pianist and organist, Children's Church and Ladies Bible Societies, as well as the choir. Lu was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 44 years, Dr. William F. Sherbert. She is survived by her children, David (Ruth) Sherbert of Grayling, Debora (Danny) Kimbrell of Edwardsburg and Dr. Daniel (Beth) Sherbert of West Bloomfield; seven grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; siblings, Rev. Wendell (Pat) Terwilliger of Indian, Alaska, Rev. Albert Elston (Imogene) Terwilliger of Yucaipa, California, Rev. Gaylord (Jean) Terwilliger of Caledonia, Michigan and Yvonne (Garrett) Herwich of Roeland Park, Kansas. The family will receive friends 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. with Rev. Gaylord Terwilliger officiating. Interment, Riverside Cemetery, Bellevue. Memorial donations may go to RBM Ministries (PO Box 128, Plainwell, MI 48090). The family is being served by Shaw Funeral Home, Lehman Chapel, Bellevue.



Lynda Holmes, 66

Thursday, November 18, 2010 10:55 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Marion "Bud" VanHoose

Friday, November 19, 2010 6:42 AM 

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Marion L. Detjen *

90, of East Lansing, retired realtor, died Nov. 6. Memorial services 2 p.m. Saturday at Burcham Hills Retirement Community, Ada Whitehouse Room, East Lansing. Arrangements by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, East Chapel, East Lansing.



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 C. Rocco

Friday, November 19, 2010 12:17 AM 

RAMSAY, Mich. -- Mary C. Rocco, 86, a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 16, 2010.



Mary Mactaggart Campbell

Friday, November 19, 2010 6:42 AM 

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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



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: 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. Jaglowski *

82, of Lansing, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Casimir Catholic Church. Arrangements by Estes-Leadley Funeral Homes, Greater Lansing Chapel.



Paul Jackson

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



Pauline Florence Thomass

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Pauline Thomas

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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



Robert C. Ballard *

88, of Sun City Center, Fla., formerly of Charlotte, Eaton County probate court judge, died Saturday. Services will be held in Florida at a later date.



Robert Lee Dziachan *

62, of Lansing, former Carl's Supermarket manager, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today at Tiffany Funeral Home.



Rodney K. Pertile

Friday, November 19, 2010 12:18 AM 

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Rodney K. Pertile, age 81, formerly of Sheridan, Wyo., and Ironwood, Mich., died Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, after one week in the hospital. 



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. 



Rosetta Beatrice Poke *

Rosetta Beatrice Poke Rosetta Beatrice Poke died on Wednesday, November 17, 2010. Visitation will be held Friday, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. Services will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service.



Ruth K. LaMarche

Friday, November 19, 2010 12:19 AM 

QUINNESEC, Mich. -- Ruth K. LaMarche, 85, of 508 Quinnesec St., Iron Mountain, formerly of Ironwood, died on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at Freeman Health and Rehabilitation Services of Kingsford. 



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.



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.



Terrence James Telder

Terrence James Telder Battle Creek Terrence James Telder, 70, passed away Saturday, November 13, 2010 at his home. He was born November 19, 1939 in Anchorage, Alaska the son of Harry and Clarice (Evarts) Telder. Terry came to Michigan when he was 14 years old. He graduated from Wyoming Park High School in Grand Rapids and from Ferris State University in 1966. He married Elizabeth Pickett on September 10, 2004 in Tampa, Florida. Terry enjoyed reading and all sports except soccer. He enjoyed golf and all forms of motor sports. He also enjoyed singing karaoke and telling Reader Digest jokes. Terry served 4 years in the, , from 1958-1962. He worked in the trucking business for 20 years and finished out his career for 17 years with Battle Creek Unlimited. He was a member of the PNA, American Legion, Post 298, and The Eagles. He is survived by his wife; son, Brett (Rachel) Telder; stepdaughter, Theresa McDarmont; stepson, Gary M. Arnold; brother, Tim (Lyn) Telder; grandchildren, Madison, Zachery, and Jason; and 3 step-grandsons. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sons, Eric and Kurt Telder; and sister, Patricia. A funeral procession will be starting from Bachman Hebble Funeral Service on Monday, November 22, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside services will be held Monday at 12:00 P.M. at the Fort Custer National Cemetery with Pastor Gary Bunge officiating. Memorial tributes may be made to South-central Humane Society or Lifespan Good Samaritan Hospice. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, a member by invitation Selected Independent Funeral Homes. (269)965-5145



Thomas "Pa" Pickott *

79, of Sidney Township, formerly of Lansing, construction pipefitter/welder, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. 



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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Armandina "Mondi" Montalvo Mesick Armandina Montalvo, 52, passed away Monday, Nov. 15, 2010 at her home surrounded by her loving family after three years of fighting cancer. She is survived by her mother, Maria Montalvo, of Lansing; three children, Thomas (Ann) McCoy, of Mesick, Jamie (Derrick) Beard, of Fife Lake, and Ryan (Esmeralda) Mccoy, of Traverse City; brother, Rudy (Lorrie) Montalvo, of Lansing, sisters, Dolores Montalvo, of Lansing, and Nancy (Dave) Greiner, of Grand Haven; seven grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews whom she loved very much. Memorial service will be held at the Hall Funeral Chapel in Manton, MI on Sat., Nov. 20 from 3:00-5:00.



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



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.



Winnifred English *

78, of Lansing, died Wednesday. Private services will be held. Arrangements by Palmer, Bush and Jensen Family Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. 




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