Monday, November 22, 2010

Michigan Obituaries 11/22/10


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).



Anna O. Warner, 101

Monday, November 22, 2010 9:35 AM 

Anna O. Warner, 101, of Elk Rapids, formerly of Norwood, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, in Elk Rapids. 



Arthur Parker, 59

Sunday, November 21, 2010 11:24 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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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.



Betty "Becky" Matonich

Monday, November 22, 2010 12:49 AM 

BESSEMER, Mich. -- Betty "Becky" Matonich, age 80, of Silver Street, Bessemer, Mich. passed away Thursday, November 18, 2010, in Ironwood.   She was born December 3, 1929, in Hayward, Wis.



Betty H. Newton *

Betty H. Newton Battle Creek Betty H. Newton, 89, died November 20, 2010. A grave-side service to celebrate Betty's life will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at the Chapel at Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home.



Bill Wolovlek

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Bonnie Jo Spinnie

Bonnie Jo Spinnie Battle Creek Bonnie Jo Spinnie, 74, of Battle Creek, passed away at home after a long illness on Saturday, November 20, 2010. She was born February, 23, 1936 in Waverly, Tennessee to Earl and Mamie Curtis. She was divorced from Stewart Ayres after 17 years of marriage. She worked several jobs before working at the VA; retiring from there after 27 years as a nurse's aide. She liked fishing, garage sales, casinos and watching her grandchildren. She is survived by three daughters, Kathy (Dennis) Rainey of New Johnsonville, TN, Teresa (Bill) Tidwell of East Leroy, Marilyn (Russell) Morgan of Battle Creek; a son, Stewart (Christine) Ayres, Jr. of Battle Creek; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 3 great great-grandchildren; 9 step-grandchildren; 20 step great-grandchildren; 2 step great great-grandchildren; three sisters, Myrtle, Estelle and Maybelle; and a brother, Earl "Buddy". She was preceded in death by her parents, and 3 brothers, Emmett, Willie and Edward. Memorial contributions may go to the BCHS Cancer Care Unit. There will be no services. Personal messages for the family may be placed at



Brennin Laville Osenbaugh *

infant son of Harry and Dalana Osenbaugh, of Nashville, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte. 



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....



Carolyn Kulik *

95, of Okemos, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Student Parish, East Lansing. Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, East Chapel, East Lansing. 



Catherine Kruzel, 79

Monday, November 22, 2010 9:19 AM 

Catherine Kruzel, 79, of Petoskey, passed away Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital.



Catherine Pack

Mrs. Catherine "Kay" Pack, 84, of Grand Rapids, and formerly of Ludington, passed away Nov. 19. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert, in 2008, and by her brother, Joseph Wagner. Surviving ...



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.



Constance Knowlton *

79, of Lansing, retired Lansing school, , died Sunday. Memorial services to be held at a later date. Arrangements by Chapel In The Pines Funeral Home. 



Daniel A. Froncek

Daniel A. Froncek, 82, of Stronach, died Saturday, Nov. 20. The Herbert Funeral Home of Manistee is in charge of arrangements.... 



Darin A. Forbes

Darin A. Forbes, 50, of Manistee, died Saturday evening, Nov. 20. The Johnson Funeral Home of Manistee is in charge of arrangements.... 



David T. Sootsman *

David T. Sootsman David T. Sootsman, 66, passed away November 18, 2010. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 23, 2010 from 4-7 p.m. at the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home, where a memorial service will be held Wednesday, November 24 at 10:30 a.m.



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

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



Delbert William Broughton Jr. March 13, 1927-Nov. 14, 2010

Monday, November 22, 2010 8:52 AM 

Delbert William Broughton, Jr., beloved husband of Katherine (Durocher) died Nov. 14 2010 of complications from surgery.



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 E. Neller *

98, of Portland, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. today at Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Home, Portland. 



Dorothy Marie Wilber *

81, of Ovid, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie Chapel.



Edward F. Douglas

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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.



Emma D. Beard *

87, of Lansing, died Sunday. Arrangements by Riley Funeral Home. 



Erma Sue Anderson

Sunday, November 21, 2010 10:00 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Evelyn Campbell *

82, of Grand Ledge, died Sunday. Visitation 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.



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



Goldie M. Jousma

Monday, November 22, 2010 12:48 AM

BRUCE CROSSING, Mich. -- Goldie M. Jousma, 76 of Bruce Crossing, died on Saturday, November 20, 2010, at her home. 



Gregg Michael Gregory

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



Harold D. Edie

Monday, November 22, 2010 7:34 AM 

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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.



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.



Ina Louise Perkins

Monday, November 22, 2010 7:34 AM 

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Irene S. Pajur

Irene S. Pajur, 76, of South Lyon, died Saturday, Nov. 20. Alexander-Rye Funeral Home is assisting the family.... 



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 F. Lee *

James F. Lee Marshall James F. Lee, age 98, died November 19, 2010. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 24, at 1 p.m. at Craig K. Kempf Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 723 US27 North, Marshall, MI. 



Janet Ortiz, 52

Sunday, November 21, 2010 11:24 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Jean G. Pearcy

Monday, November 22, 2010 12:07 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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John Hrncharik *

82, of St. Johns, retired farmer, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Cyril Catholic Church, Bannister. Arrangements by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie Chapel. 



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.



Larry Zaika, 61

Monday, November 22, 2010 9:26 AM 

Larry Zaika, 61, of Petoskey, died Sunday morning, Nov. 21, 2010, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital.



Len E. 'Mike' Vallad

Monday, November 22, 2010 12:04 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Leona M. Brown

Monday, November 22, 2010 12:06 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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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 L. Wortman

Monday, November 22, 2010 12:08 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Mary Margaret Vetting, 76

Monday, November 22, 2010 9:36 AM 

Mary Margaret Vetting, 76, of Charlevoix, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at the Charlevoix Area Hospital.



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



Matthew Michael Dexter *

30, of Williamston, family gas station employee, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Martha Parish, Okemos. Arrangements by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel.



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



Melanie Frangie *

84, of Okemos, died Sunday. Visitation 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, East Chapel, East Lansing. 



Melvin Walter Pearl

Monday, November 22, 2010 9:28 AM 

Melvin Walter Pearl passed away on Nov. 17, 2010, at his home on Deer Lake, which was his wish after 17,476 days of sobriety "one day at a time." 



Nancy J. Braak

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Nathalie Julia Colthorp *

82, of Eaton Rapids, librarian, died Sunday. Arrangements by Shelly-Odell Funeral Home, Eaton Rapids. 



Norma Jean Robertson

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OBerry "Heavy" Swift

Monday, November 22, 2010 7:34 AM 

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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 Henry Mitchell

Monday, November 22, 2010 11:45 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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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: Dorothy E. Neller of Portland

Dorothy E. Neller of Portland was born on March 17, 1912 in a log cabin on Cutler Road to George and Carrie Josephine (Fuller) Snow. She attended country school through the eighth grade and graduated from Portland High School, salutatorian of her class in 1930.



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: Eleanor R. Wedderburn, 72, of Ionia

Eleanor R. Wedderburn, 72, of Ionia, passed away Nov. 19, 2010 . She was born May 20, 1938 in Grand Rapids, the daughter of Burnie and Elizabeth (Maas) Bylsma.



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: Lauri A. Krawchuck, 48

Monday, November 22, 2010 10:30 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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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: 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: 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. 



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



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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Phillip Rashid *

62, of Lansing, construction business owner, died Saturday. Memorial services 11 a.m. today at St. Casimir Catholic Church. Arrangements by Tiffany Funeral Home. 



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



Rev. Fredolf L. Anderson

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Richard Oudersluys, 103

Sunday, November 21, 2010 11:26 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Richard V. Donaldson *

78, of Grand Ledge, retired Great Lakes Bankcorp vice president of mortgages and former Michigan National Bank employee, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.



Robert D. Frayer *

93, of Grand Ledge, retired Fisher Body employee, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.



Robert G. Long *

Robert G. Long Battle Creek Robert G. Long, age 65, died Saturday November 20, 2010. The family will receive friends at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service 223 N. Bedford Rd. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home.



Ronald Earl Porter Sr. *

88, of Owosso, formerly of Fowlerville, retired heavy equipment mechanic, died Friday. Memorial services 1 p.m. Saturday at, Post #6464, Fowlerville. Arrangements by Mowen Funeral Home, William A. Scarlett Memorial Chapel, Owosso. 



Ronald G. Lind *

Ronald G. Lind Delton Ronald G. Lind, 81, died Sunday, November 21, 2010. Arrangements are pending with the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home. 



Ronald S. Wyckoff

Monday, November 22, 2010 6:01 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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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.



Ruth R. Lewis

Monday, November 22, 2010 6:00 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.



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.



Stanley J. Lepa

Monday, November 22, 2010 7:34 AM 

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Terry Lee Worthington *

54, of Lansing, former Four Season's Heating and Cooling employee, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. 



Thelma G. Howard

Monday, November 22, 2010 6:00 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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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.).



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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Terry L. Worthington, 54, passed away unexpectedly on November 19, 2010. He was born March 20, 1956 in Lansing, MI and was a lifelong resident. Terry coped with the results of a traumatic brain injury for many years and still remained the loving and caring person he always was. Throughout Terry's life he excelled in many different activities. As a young man, Terry developed a passion for sports and his proudest accomplishment was playing football and basketball for the Grand Ledge Comets. He was a standout athlete during his time at GLHS. Later on in life, Terry developed an appreciation for music, specifically Jimi Hendrix., He is survived by his loving mother and caregiver of many years, Lenore Worthington; brothers, Tony (Stacy) and Ted (Teresa) Worthington; sister, Kimberly Worthington; and three special nieces: Anissa (Beau) Worthington Montgomery, Krista and Megan Worthington. He was predeceased by his father, Howard Worthington., Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 11:00 a.m. at the Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge, with interment to follow at Deepdale Memorial Gardens, Lansing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to service time. For those desiring, contributions may be made to the Capitol Area Head Injury Alliance or Lansing Food Bank., Online condolences may be made at



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.



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.



Willis O. West *

75, of Elsie, retired Sunoco Oil convenience store (Flint) manager, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Nov. 30 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns.

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