Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Michigan Obituaries 12/28/2010


Alberta Mitchell *

56, of Lansing, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Monday at Eliezer Temple Church. Arrangements by Riley Funeral Home. 



Alvin E. Butler

Alvin E. Butler Nashville Alvin E. Butler, age 62, lost his brief but courageous battle with cancer on Friday, December 24, 2010. He was born on September 25, 1948 to Robert E. and Helen O. (Everett) Butler on the family farm in rural Nashville. He attended Nashville schools through the 3rd grade before moving to Bellevue where he graduated high school in 1966. He attended KCC and Western Michigan University. On March 4, 1971 he married Susie K. (Martens) and together they returned to the family farm in Nashville. There he followed his lifelong dream of dairy farming. He took great delight in his wife and children. He is survived by beloved wife Susie, son Jeff, daughter Emily (Joe) Mater, son Joel, father Robert Butler, sister Arlene Endsley and the joys of his life, grandchildren Shianne and Miles Butler, Abby, Jared, Travis and Julia Mater. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Butler. His passion for the Lord led to his involvement in Grace Community Church where he was a deacon. In later years he developed a fondness for farm toys and Cockshutt tractors. The family will receive visitors on Tuesday, December 28 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Grace Community Church. Services will held on Wednesday, December 29 at 11:00 at Grace with internment immediately following at Wilcox Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Future of Grace Fund at Grace Community Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Daniels Funeral Home in Nashville, MI.



Alvin E. Butler *

62, of Nashville, dairy farmer, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday at Grace Community Church, Nashville. Arrangements by Daniels Funeral Home, Nashville. 



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. www.sharpfuneralhomes.com



Barbara Kool, 87

Monday, December 27, 2010 11:13 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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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. www.molnarfuneralhome.com



Barry J. Hall

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Bernice B. Ver Duin

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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 www.voranfuneralhome.com



Carl Swope Jr.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:16 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Charles Reimink, 94

Monday, December 27, 2010 11:40 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Charles V. Ensign

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Clarence J. "Claro" Glyshaw

Clarence "Claro" J. Glyshaw Battle Creek Clarence "Claro" J. Glyshaw, age 50 of Battle Creek, passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2010 in Battle Creek. He was born on December 25, 1959 in Battle Creek to James C. Glyshaw and Joyce (Ward) Glyshaw. He graduated in 1978 from Lakeview High School. He was a union journeyman brick layer. He loved laughing, golf, poker and especially his grandchildren. He married Leanora Vesely on March 7, 1986 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She survives. Also surviving are his daughter Patricia (Daniel) Ryan, Joseph (Kristina) Glyshaw, Anthony KD Glyshaw, his mother Joyce M. Glyshaw and sister Rebecca Lapekas all of Battle Creek and sisters Cynthia Clark of Colorado Springs and Tamara Glyshaw of Hutchinson, Kansas.. He was preceded in death by his father James Glyshaw in 2008, his brother Kenneth in 1990 and his son Stephen Paul Glyshaw on February 16, 2005. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 30, 2010 at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Battle Creek with Pastor James Gysel officiating. Memorials may be directed to the . To share memories please visit, Arrangements by Spencer Family Funeral Home, Athens.



Clarence Kamstra, 75

Monday, December 27, 2010 11:41 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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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.



Dagny M. Jezek

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 2:34 AM 

IRONWOOD, Mich. -- Dagny M. Jezek, 84, of Anvil Location, Bessemer Township, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, in Ironwood. 



Dean DuWan Faust

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 2:28 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc.

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Death Notice: Frank W. Miller, 56, of Ionia

Frank W. Miller aged 56 of Ionia passed away December 22, 2010. 



Death Notice: Linda M. Newsom, 67, of Pewamo

Linda M. Newsom, 67, of Pewamo passed away Dec. 24, 2010 in Pewamo.



Death Notice: Melvin Floyd Holcomb, 72, of Muir

Melvin Floyd Holcomb age 72 of Muir passed away December 16, 2010 in Muir. 



Donald E. Atzman Sr. *

Donald E. Atzman Sr. Battle Creek Donald E. Atzman Sr., 79, died Thursday, December 23, 2010. Visitation 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home where funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 30, 2010.



Doris Marie Graham

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Dorothea Ann Finegan

Dorothea Ann Finegan Dorothea Ann (Stanley) Finegan, 72, of Bryan, Ohio, formerly of Camden, Michigan, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday morning December 26, 2010 at Best Care Plus West, Marshall, Michigan. She was born January 8, 1938, in Ransom Township, Michigan in her loving parents' home to Everett and Pauline (Crow) Stanley. They preceded her in death. She was a retired elementary teacher for 44 years with 37 years at Camden-Frontier Schools. She started her teaching career in a one-room school in Albion, MI and continued at Waldron, MI, and Edon Northwest, Cooney, OH. Her career at C-F also included being a band booster, member of the Parent-Teacher Association, cheerleading advisor and scorebook keeper for the sporting events. She also co-authored a second grade spelling book. Member of the C-FEA, MEA, NEA and the MEA Reirred Teachers Assoc. She was also chosen as Teacher of the Year by her colleagues. She was also a board member of the Michigan Reading Association for the 10-County Reading Conference, Title-One Director, and Reading Recovery Instructor. She also tutored adults to learn to read. Other activities include being a Member of the Wesley United Methodist Church, Bryan, OH, former member of Frontier United Methodist Church, 4-H Leader for the Jolly Group Club started by her parents, and member of the Baw Beese Red Hat Society. She enjoyed storing telling to all age groups, performing with her five children in the 1970's as Mom and the 5 T's in Churches and other events. She enjoyed painting and quilting. She was a loving and devoted Mother to her five children and their families, Tamara (Seely) Finegan, Battle Creek MI, Teresa (Barney) Traylor, Hillsdale, MI, Timothy (Jackie) Finegan, Sterling Heights, MI, Thomas (Becky) Finegan of Battle Creek, MI, and Trina (John) Fryman, of Bryan, OH; twelve grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and her honorary sister, Jane (Glenn) Keith of Frontier, MI. She was an only child, but she was always surrounded by extended family and friends. Funeral services for Dorothea Finegan will be Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Camden-Frontier School Gymnasium with Rev. Paul Scannell of the Wesley United Methodist Church, Bryan, OH officiating. Interment will follow at Frontier Cemetery in Frontier. The family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday from 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. in the Camden-Frontier School Gymnasium. Arrangements are entrusted to the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Camden-Frontier Schools Elementary Library. To view this obituary and send condolences, please visit



Duane Peltier

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Elizabeth Ann Moan *

Elizabeth Ann Moan Battle Creek Elizabeth Ann Moan, 42, died Monday, December 20, 2010. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, a member by invitation Selected Independent Funeral Homes.



Elizabeth Barbara Fetzer

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:28 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Elizabeth Corona East *

89, of Owosso, retired cook, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul Catholic Church, Owosso. Arrangements by Watkins Funeral Home, Perry.



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.



Empress Yevette (Knox) Perrault

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Ferris Giles Wright, Jr.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 12:00 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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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 www.DesmondFuneralHome.com.



Floyd Black

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Frances Irish Johnson

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 12:30 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Frances Irish Johnson *

Frances Irish Johnson Quincy Frances Irish Johnson, 90, died Sunday December 26, 2010. Services will be held Thursday, 11 a.m. at the George White Funeral Home, Quincy. Visitation is scheduled Wednesday from 4-8p.m.



Genoia Smith *

82, of Grand Ledge, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. today at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Grand Ledge. Arrangements by Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.



George Louis Armstrong *

George Louis Armstrong Battle Creek George Louis Armstrong, 74, died Monday, December 27, 2010. Services will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service,



Gerald Ponko Jr.

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Geraldine (Hoff) Doyle *

86, of Lansing, died Sunday. Memorial services 4 p.m. Jan. 8 at Tiffany Funeral Home. 



Geraldine M. Brinkert *

Geraldine M. Brinkert Springfield Geraldine May "Gerry" Brinkert, 69, died on Sunday, December 26, 2010. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Wednesday, December 29, 2010 where the family will be present from 1-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. in the Bachman Funeral Chapel on Thursday, December 30, 2010.



Herman Otto Nankee

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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. heeney-sundquist.com



Howard L. Culp

Howard L. Culp Marshall Howard L. Culp, age 74, went to be with his Lord Sunday, December 26, 2010. Mr. Culp was born on August 4, 1936 in Battle Creek to Clifford and Geraldine (Jones) Culp. On April 24, 1982, he married the former Deborah Garrow. Mr. Culp had been employed as the Auto Operations Superintendant for the State Farm Insurance Company, Marshall Regional Office. He retired in 1997 after 42 years of service. He was an active member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Battle Creek. He is survived by his wife, Deborah; sons, Michael (Jennifer) Culp of Ada, Jonathan (Kathleen) Culp of Galesburg, Robert (Kerri) Culp of Kalamazoo and James Culp of Whitehall; grandchildren, Brennen, Grace, Chloe, Leah, Evan, Sheldon, Seth, Justin Slager, Jerimy Slager, Ashlee, Alyssa and Reagan Culp; sister, Vivian Payne of Battle Creek. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Stanley Culp and William Culp. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Craig K. Kempf Funeral Home and Cremation Services. A funeral service will be held 1:30 Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at the funeral home. Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church. Assistance with memorials is available at the funeral home To leave a personal message and sign the on line guest book, please visit



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.



Imogene F. Sattler *

Imogene F. Sattler Concord Imogene F. Sattler, 74, died Monday, December 27, 2010. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 29, 2010 from 2:00-4:00p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m at the J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 208 West Erie Street, Albion. Service will be Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 100 Luther Blvd., Albion.



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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. heeney-sundquist.com



James M. Dayton *

63, of Bullhead City, Ariz. formerly of Grand Ledge, Navy veteran, retired Clark Construction Co. employee, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Monday at Holihan-Atkin Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.



Joan Mallison

Joan Mallison, 69, of Scottville, died Dec. 25. Oak Grove Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.... 



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.



Kelsey Ann Hunt, 16

Monday, December 27, 2010 11:36 PM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Lillian Morse

Lillian Morse, 93, of Yorkshire Manor of Walker, formerly of Scottville, Big Rapids and Rockford, passed away Dec. 25. Surviving are daughters Sharon (Allan) Parker of Paris, Michigan and Jody (Tony) ...



Linda M. Newsom *

67, of Pewamo, bus driver, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday at Day Bethel Church. Arrangements by Lake Funeral Home, Ionia.



Lorraine Miller

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Lynn Amos Lewis

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:19 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Margaret M. Platte *

93, of Westphalia, died Saturday. Services 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Westphalia. Arrangements by Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Home, Portland. 



Marian R. Ohmer

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 12:15 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Marion R. Hunnell *

89, of Holt, died Friday. Memorial services 2 p.m. Wednesday at Estes-Leadley Funeral Homes, Greater Lansing Chapel. 



Marjorie 'Marge' Borst

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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.



Martha "Ann" Dyas *

Martha "Ann" Dyas Battle Creek Martha "Ann" Dyas, 63, of Battle Creek died Friday morning, December 24, 2010 of Colon Cancer at her home with her family at her side. She was born April 25, 1947 to Donald and Grace Militzer in Kalamazoo. She graduated from Portage High School in 1965 and received her Associates Degree from KCC in 1991. She worked from 1965 to 1968 for Brown Co. in Kalamazoo, from 1965 to 1987 for Transamerica Insurance Co. and for the State of Michigan-DHS from 1987 until 2009, retiring in 2010. Ms. Dyas was a proud liberal, a devoted Democrat and fierce feminist. She enjoyed gourmet cooking and travel and she loved her family. She married Michael Dyas on September 21, 1979 and they blended their families. Surviving are her husband and best friend, Michael; her daughter, Kimberley Schwab and her spouse, Gary; her step-daughter, Michelle Cole; grandsons, Daniel Hill, Curtis Day, Jason Cole and Malcolm Cole; a granddaughter, Melissa Dyas and two great-grandsons. Also surviving are her four Militzer brothers and their spouses, David and Kevan, Steve and Sue, Paul and Jackie and Peter and Amanda. A "Remembrance" Open House for family and friends will be held at the Addington Hills Café, 295 Emmett Street E., Battle Creek, MI, 49017 on Sunday, January 2, 2011 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to Planned Parenthood or the Humane Society. Arrangements were entrusted to the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home of Battle Creek. Personal messages for the family may be placed at



Mary Elizabeth Russo

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Mary Lee Yatchak

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 2:33 AM 

HURLEY, Wis. -- Mary Lee Yatchak, 76, of Ironwood, Mich., died Dec. 26, 2010, in Hurley at the Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center after a brave battle with cancer. 



Mary M. Pollentier *

92, of Lansing, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. today at St. Therese Catholic Church, Lansing. Arrangements by Palmer, Bush and Jensen Family Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel.



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 www.voranfuneralhome.com



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 fredwoodfuneralhome.com



Michael Joseph Dudek March 12, 1929-Dec. 26, 2010

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 11:05 AM 

Michael Joseph Dudek, age 81, of Carleton died peacefully on Sun., Dec. 26, 2010 in his home where he had been born. 



Michael P. Downer

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Myron Gilbert "Mike" Brown

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Myron Joseph Adamski

Myron Joseph Adamski, 80, of East Lake, died Friday evening, Dec. 24. Oak Grove Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements.... 



Nancy Peugh

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Norma E. Claeys

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OBITUARY: David Karl Fletcher, 54, of Crystal

David Karl Fletcher, 54, of Crystal, passed away at home on Dec. 14, following a long illness. He was being cared for by his loving wife and family along with Mid-Michigan Hospice.



Obituary: Barbara Collinsworth Johnson (BC), 64, of Dimondale

Barbara Collinsworth Johnson (BC), 64, of Dimondale, passed away on Friday, Dec. 10, 2010 after a courageous battle of 14 years with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease).



Obituary: Dale Eugene Hawkins, 67, of Ionia

Dale Eugene Hawkins, 67, of Ionia, passed away Dec. 24, 2010 in Ionia. 



Obituary: Daniel Kevin Sapp, 58, of Ionia

Daniel Kevin Sapp, 58, of Ionia passed away Dec. 11, 2010 in Lansing. He was born March 22, 1952 in Grand Rapids the son of Dennis and Mary (Kilgore) Sapp.



Obituary: Dorothea A. Finegan

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:58 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Obituary: Elwyn Fred 'Fritz' Dingee

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:54 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Obituary: Esther G. (Scott) Wilson, 88, of Lansing, formerly of Lowell

Esther G. (Scott) Wilson, 88, of Lansing, formerly of Lowell, passed away Dec. 13, 2010. She was born March 27, 1922, in Keene Township, the daughter of Ivan and Iva (Goff) Hewitt.



Obituary: Gary G. Rowley, 58, of Belding

Gary G. Rowley, 58 of Belding died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010 in Grand Rapids from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 



Obituary: Iris L. Blocher, 86, of Woodland

Iris L. Blocher, 86, of Woodland, passed away Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at Pennock Hospital in Hastings. She was born Oct. 29, 1924, in Woodland Township, the daughter of James and Daisy (Hynes) Guy. Iris worked as a secretary with the State of Michigan Transportation Department for many years before her retirement.



Obituary: Jonathan Edwin William Mendenhall of West Hollywood, Calif.

Jonathan Edwin William Mendenhall of West Hollywood, Calif., died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010 in Cadillac while visiting family. 



Obituary: Kevin C. O'Brien, 54, of Fenwick

Kevin C. O'Brien, 54, of Fenwick, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 22 at Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids. He was born on Jan. 19, 1956, in Ligonier, Ind., the son of James and Isabell (French) O'Brien. Both parents have preceded him in death.



Obituary: L. Dean (Josh) Joslyn of Ionia

L. Dean (Josh) Joslyn of Ionia was born April 1, 1925 and passed away on Dec. 10, 2010. 



Obituary: Margaret (Maggie) A. Harper (Snell), 86, of Ionia

Margaret (Maggie) A. Harper (Snell), 86, of Ionia passed away on Dec. 17, 2010 at Spectrum Hospital in Grand Rapids after a brief illness.



Obituary: Margaret Grace (Balduf) Brodbeck of Lake Odessa

Margaret Grace (Balduf) Brodbeck of Lake Odessa, departed this world peacefully in the presence of her loving children on Dec. 22, 2010, to be with her Honey in heaven and the Lord Jesus Christ.



Obituary: Mary I. "Lightning" Schafer, 82, of Ionia

Mary I. "Lightning" Schafer, 82, of Ionia passed away on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010. She was born on June 26, 1928 in Lansing the daughter of August and Catherine (Pung) Stratz.



Obituary: Pat Coler

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:55 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Obituary: Robert J. (Buster) Irish, 88, of Carson City

Robert J. (Buster) Irish, 88, of Carson City passed away on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010 at Carson City Hospital. 



Obituary: Robert L. Miller

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:52 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Obituary: Rollo Kilborn, 92, of Belding

Rollo Kilborn, 92, of Belding, passed away at Fountain View Assisted Living Center of Lowell on Dec. 16. 



Obituary: Velma M. Cook

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 10:56 AM - GateHouse Media, Inc. 

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Obituary: Wesley Paul Meyers Sr., 89, of Sunfield

Wesley Paul Meyers Sr., 89, of Sunfield went to be with his Lord on Dec. 22, 2010 while at MagnumCare of Hastings. His wife, Lucille, was at his side when he quietly passed away.



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 www.martenson.com



Patrick M. Coughlin, 39

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Paul E. McSweeney

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 9:05 AM 

Paul E. McSweeney, 63, of Charlevoix, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey. A memorial service will be 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 31, at the Assembly of God Church in Charlevoix, with Paul Bradley officiating.



Paul Hall

Paul Hall Formerly of Kendall, MI Paul was born January 21, 1922 in Chicago, IL to Willard and Amanda Hall. As a child his family moved to Grand Junction, Michigan in 1939 Paul joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and was stationed in Raiko, Michigan in the upper peninsula. After the CCC's he joined the, and served from 1942 until the end of the was as an aviation radioman. In 1949 Paul married Barbara Porter, who pre-deceased him in 1990. They raised four children. In 1993 he married Vera Malone, who survives. Paul is also survived by two of his six siblings, Lillian Wiker of East Kentwood, MI. and Doris (Carl) Aultman of Tifton, GA. He is survived by his children: John (Sandra) of Floral City, FL., Dale of Jenison, MI., Gale (Gary) Rugg of Battle Creek, and Judi (James Kronemeyer) of Kalamazoo, his step-children Patricia (Nick) Suksdorf of Spokane, Wa. and Billy (Sarah) Malone of Inverness, FL. Also surviving are seven grandchildren and 4 step-grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. A brother-in-law Richard (Donna) Porter of Battle Creek and many nieces and nephews. Paul was a dedicated family man, avid fisherman, card player and hunter. He retired from Holland Motor Express in 1980 and spent his retirement years traveling throughout the U.S. Funeral services will be held in Dunnellon, Fl. December 28, 2010, Roberts Funeral Home, Dunnellon, FL. A celebration of life will be held in Scottville, MI. in the summer of 2011. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Assoc.



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. www.neely-turowski.com



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 www.thedorfmanchapel.com.



Richard Miller

Richard Miller, 82, of Ludington, died Dec. 23. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29 at St. Simon Catholic Church with visitation at 10 a.m., prior to Mass. Oak Grove Funer...



Rickey E. Richards

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 8:54 AM 

Rickey E. Richards of Boyne City died Dec. 26, 2010, at home. The family is being assisted by Nelson Funeral Home in Gaylord and a complete obituary will follow.



Robert A. Ernest *

74, of Portland, died Dec. 20. Services 11 a.m. Thursday at Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Home, Portland.



Robert Bennett

Mr. Robert "Bob" Bennett, 78, of Beautiful Downtown Scottville, passed away on Dec. 27. He was surrounded by his family at the end of his courageous battle with Parkinson 's disease. He was born to La...



Robert Hebert

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 2:35 AM 

L'ANSE -- Robert Hebert, 90, of Ontonagon, passed away peacefully Dec. 24, 2010, at Bayside Village in L'Anse. 



Robert L. Smith

Robert L. Smith Homer Robert L. Smith, 81, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2010 at Allegiance Health in Jackson, Michigan. He was born December 17, 1929 in Homer Township to William and Bessie (Humphrey) Smith. In 1953 he married Doris J. Wilson who preceded him in death July 27, 2002. Robert owned and operated Smith Farms for most of his life. He was on the Homer School Board for 17 years and the Township Board of Review for several years. He was a member of the Farm Bureau, MMPA (Michigan Milk Product Association) Homer First Presbyterian Church, Pedro Card Club. Robert enjoyed following his grandchildren in there activities. Robert is survived by: daughter- Julie (Steve) Swafford of Homer; sons- Doug (Jill) Smith of Homer, Mark (Cathy) Smith of Homer, Brad (Gretchen) Smith of Homer. 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, sister- Joan (Leon) Brodock of Tekonsha, Brothers- Don (Mary) Smith of Litchfield, Gareth (Karen) Smith of Brighton; sister-in-law- Charlotte Smith of West Palm, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother John and a grandchild. Visitation for Family and Friends will be Wednesday, December 29, 2010 from 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. at the J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, MI 49224. Funeral services will be Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Tim Marvel officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Homer. Assistance with Memorial Contributions to: Presbyterian Church of Homer is available at the Funeral Home.



Rodney 'Papa' Summers

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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. www.irakufman.com



Scott Allen Powelson *

40, of Sunfield, Navy and Army National Guard veteran, Sebewa-Danby-Sunfield Township Fire Department member, taxidermy business owner/operator, died Dec. 22. Memorial gathering 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Sebewa-Danby-Sunfield Township Fire Barn, Sunfield. Arrangements by Rosier Funeral Home, Mapes-Fisher Chapel, Sunfield.



Shelby Jean Baribeau

Shelby Jean Baribeau, 72, of Onekama, died Wednesday morning, Dec. 22. The Johnson Funeral Home of Manistee is in charge of arrangements.... 



Sherry Lynn Angel

Sherry Lynn Angel Battle Creek Sherry Lynn Angel, age 53, went home to be with the Lord on December 25, 2010. She died peacefully at her home in Battle Creek. Sherry was born on July 11, 1957 to Bob and Tandra (VanWormer) Angel. Sherry was the eldest of three Children. Sherry loved her family and friends more than life itself. She truly had a "heart of gold" with a personality that would light up a room. Sherry worked for many years at the Battle Creek Humane Society, CAA Franklin Center and she was also a co-founder of a local towing company. Some of her passions included reading, gardening, shopping at garage sales, sunbathing, collecting fish tanks, angel figurines and antiques. Sherry is survived by her daughter, Jessica (Gene) Fatato-Wilson of Battle Creek, a son; Tony (Angie) Fatato of Kalamazoo, her father, Bob Angel of Battle Creek, a brother: Bobby Ray Angel of Battle Creek, a nephew, Logan Angel and five grandchildren. Sherry is preceded in death by her mother, Tandra Angel and her sister, Michelle "Shelly" Angel. Sherry will truly be missed and always loved. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, 223 N. Bedford Rd. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be given to the Humane Society of Southwest Michigan. Please visit Sherry's webpage at



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. www.santeiufuneralhome.com



Thelma L. Hicks *

73, of Lansing, retired Lansing School District teacher, died Dec. 23. Services 11 a.m. Thursday at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Arrangements by Estes-Leadley Funeral Homes, Greater Lansing Chapel.



Thomas Tucker, 84

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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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Mary Elizabeth Russo East Lansing Born May 12, 1922, in Adrian; died December 25, 2010, at the age of 88. Mary was an active member of the Church of the Resurrection. She enjoyed baking and loved spending time with her family. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Louis T. Russo. Surviving are her daughter, Jane Russo; son, Mark Russo; granddaughter, Amanda (Kyle) Dellinger; and great-grandchildren, Mikayla, Braden and Kyleigh Dellinger. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 29, at 10 a.m. at Church of the Resurrection, 1531 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. The Rite of Committal will be held in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Lansing. The family will receive friends at the Gorsline-Runciman Funeral Homes, 900 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where the Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. Those desiring may make contributions to the charity of one's choice in memory of Mary Russo. Online condolences may be sent to



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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



Wilbur D. Woodcox

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Wilbur D. Woodcox *

Wilbur D. Woodcox Coldwater Wilbur D. Woodcox, 83, died Thursday, December 23, 2010. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Knauss Cemetery in Kinderhook Township. Arrangements are being cared for by Dutcher Funeral Home in Coldwater.



Wiley Carroll Jr. March 24, 1931-Dec. 26, 2010

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 11:06 AM 

Wiley Carroll, Jr., 79, passed away Dec. 26, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg, Ohio after a long battle with lung cancer. 



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.



Wilma Inez Nesley

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Winifred VanderBie, 96

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Yoshiko Maynard *

78, of Lansing, seamstress, died Friday. There will be no services. Arrangements by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, East Chapel, East Lansing.

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