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ADAIR, Iola
ELSIE, MICHIGAN: Iola Pearl Adair, 82, died March 6, 2009. She was born August 23, 1926 to Dale A. and Ruby M. Fisher Levey. She was a retired inspector at Federal-Mogul Corporation with 30 years of service. She is survived by her husband, Donald E. Adair; a son, Allen (Joan) Adair of Elsie; three daughters, Judy Sodman of Deltona, FL, and Ruby Dennis and Margie (Doug) Boak, all of St. Johns; two brothers-in-law, Jerry (Angie) Adair of Perry, and Eddie (Carol) George of St. Johns; her sisters-in-law, Elisabeth Levey of Elsie, Eunice Tiedt of St. Johns, Beverly Vargus of California, Margaret (Don) Wright of Traverse City, Jackie Brock of Cadillac, and Ann Adair of Chicago, IL; 12 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Dale Levey, Jr.; two brothers-in-law, Keith Tiedt and Raymond Adair; a sister-in-law, Joan Lott; and a grandson, Dale Joseph Adair. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery by Smith Family Funeral Homes.

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AGAYEVA, Svetlana
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN: Svetlana Agayeva, 69, died December 10, 2007. She is survived by her husband, Gamlet Ayrapetov; her children, Marina and Eric Shamilov, and Irena and Chingiz Alekprov; a sister, Jrmen Margulova; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Graceland Memorial Park under the direction of O'Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Funeral Home.

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ALDRICH, Margarite
LEWISTON, MICHIGAN: Margarite Mary Aldrich, 84, died November 22, 2006. She was born October 22, 1922 to John and Suzie Juras. She retired from Lewiston Lustre. She formerly owned a restaurant in Flint, and she and her husband owned Evergreen Bait Shop. She was a former night club singer, and enjoyed sewing and crafts. Survivors include her daughters, Sharon (Kurt) McLain of Clarkston, and Sue Boadway of Lewiston; her sons, John, Frank, and DeWaine Hoy, all of Ann Arbor; a brother, Frank Juras of Linden, NJ; 7 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Green Funeral Home.

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ALIMENTI, Isabelle
IRON MOUNTAIN, MICHIGAN: Isabelle L. Alimenti, 88, died October 15, 2005. She was born December 27, 1916 to the late Barney Mooney and Rose Jakank. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church. She is survived by a son, Dr. Don (Theresa) Alimenti of Escanaba, MI; a stepsister, Lillian Osterberg; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ittilio Alimenti; a son, Terry; her parents; and two brothers, Albon Mooney and Alfred Roach. Burial was at Cemetery Park with arrangements by Jacobs Funeral Home.

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ARCHAMBEAU, Ann
FARMINGTON HILLS, MICHIGAN: Ann Agnes Archambeau, 97, died September 16, 2008. She was born August 7, 1911. She was the mother of Charles Archambeau and Judith Kelly; and the sister of Eleanor West, Ilene Cantlay and Robert Charbonneau. She had 7 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hiram. Services were held at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Burial was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery under the direction of Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home.

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BALE, Clara
LAWTON, MICHIGAN: Clara A. Bale, 91, died June 9, 1953. She was born February 21, 1862 in Antwerp Township to Mr. and Mrs. O.H.P. Sheldon. She was the wife of Waldin Bale, and lived for 35 years east of Paw Paw. She later moved to Paw Paw, and then to Lawton. She was survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Hale Thornton, Sr.; 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, James. Interment was at Prospect Hill Cemetery under the direction of Hawley Funeral Home.

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BARR, Agnes
SALINE, MICHIGAN: Agnes A. Barr died in January of 1951 at the Saline General Hospital. She was born October 22, 1864 to Erastus and Mary Tallman Clark. She was a former resident of Elkhart, IN, and moved to Saline in 1885. She was a member of the Federated Church, the Saline Library Board, the American Legion Auxilary and the Saline Women's Club. Survivors include her husband, George W. Barr; two daughters, Mrs. Berniece Rowsey of Dearborn, and Mrs. Merritt Martin of Saline; a half-sister; 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Hollis Clark Barr. Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery under the direction of Lockwood Funeral Home.

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BEACH, Arlene
ADRIAN, MICHIGAN: Arlene L. Beach, 72, died August 1, 2004. She was born October 21, 1931 to John and Edith Schrock Hendershott. She is survived by her husband, Edward J. Beach, Sr.; her children, Ruth Ann Beach of Wauseon, OH, Agnes Arlene Long and Betty Jean, both of Findlay, OH, and Korlis "Cookie" (Jimmie) Garland, Robert Beach, Guy Beach, and Pat Beach, all of Adrian; four brothers, Orville Hendershott of Toldeo, and Bill Hendershott, Henry Hendershott, and John Hendershott, all of Adrian; a sister, Rose Lawson of Adrian; and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Edward Beach, Jr.; her parents; and a grandson, Jamie Garland. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery with arrangements by Purse Funeral Home.

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BEADLE, Alta
BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN: Alta M. Beadle, 94, died July 5, 2007 at the Laurels of Bedford. She was born October 11, 1912 in Battle Creek to Oscar S. and Jennie Beatrice Bucknell DeVine. She worked in packing for the Kellogg Company for 25 years. She is survived by a son, Gerald W. (Sophia) Beadle of Battle Creek; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Watson G. Beadle; her parents; two brothers, Robert and Walton DeVine; and five sisters, Lucille Ambroso, Marion Tyson, Vesta Hill, Audrey Hoag, and Roberta "Tiny" Payne. Services were held at the chapel at Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Richard A. Henry Funeral Home.

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BELL, Freddie, Jr.
PONTIAC, MICHIGAN: Freddie Bell Jr., 73, died July 18, 2003 at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, MO. He was born February 3, 1933 in Greenwood, MS to Freddie Bell, Sr. and Mary Lee Bell. He retired from GMC Pontiac Motors with 37 years of service, and was a member of St. John United Methodist Church. He enjoyed bowling, fishing and serving as an usher. Survivors include a son, Freddie Bell III of Pontiac; his father, of Caruthersville, MO; five sisters, Mary A. Tyner (Oscar) of Gathersburg, MD, and Willie Mae Taylor, Martha Driver, Malissie Harris, and Annie Prather (Willie), all of Caruthersville, MO; three brothers, Phedentry Bell (Peggy), Henry Bell, and Jesse L. Bell (Etta), all of Caruthersville, MO; a sister-in-law, Birdie Bell of Caruthersville; his fiancee, Madeliene Sullivan of Pontiac; a step-granddaughter; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother; and two brothers, Tommy Bell and Sammie Bell. Interment was at Morgan Ridge Cemetery in Caruthersville with arrangements by H.S. Smith Funeral Home Chapel.

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BERRY, Rev. Harold
BEAVERTON, MICHIGAN: Rev. Harold LeRoy Berry, 85, died October 22, 2009 at the Gladwin Pines Nursing Home. He was born December 24, 1923 in Detroit to the late Osborn Harold and Charlotte Willard Berry. He worked at Dow Chemical for 35 years, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He also worked for Campbell Hardware and did furnace repair. He was a member of the Church of Daniel's Band, and served as a pastor at three different Daniel's Band Churches. He did missionary work in Canada, and was a Bible School teacher and youth leader. He bowled with a men's league in Beaverton, and also bowled on the Dow league. He enjoyed fishing and deer hunting. Survivors include his wife, Marie Clark Berry; two sons, Pat (Debbie) Berry of Beaverton, and Tiny (Shirley) Berry of Coleman; two daughters, Charlotte Berry and Terry Walters, both of Beaverton; a son-in-law, David Strickland of Coleman; 18 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Strickland; his parents; a grandchild; and a son-in-law, John Walters. Services were held at the Church of Daniel's Band on Dopp Road. Burial was at Homer Township Cemetery under the direction of Ware Smith Woolever Funeral Home.

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BEVINGTON, Marian
LAMBERTVILLE, MICHIGAN: Marian R. Bevington, 75, died February 3, 1993 at her residence. She was born November 27, 1917. She was a retired manager at Sterling Food Stores in Toledo, OH and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include her husband, Jack Bevington; a daughter, Barbara (John David) Jacobs; two sisters, Joyce Tyson and Margaret Segafoose; and 5 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Bedford Funeral Chapel.

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BLOOMBERG, Theodore
DETROIT, MICHIGAN: Theodore N. Bloomberg, 58, died August 4, 1979. He was born April 28, 1921 in Youngstown, OH to Isaac and Rose Gross Bloomberg. He owned the Moss-Bow Co., which became the world's largest dog show presentation company, handling hundreds of shows annually nationwide. He also worked with the family business, Bloomberg Plumbing Co. in Youngstown, OH. He was a veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Jamie Bloomberg; a son, Stuart of Los Angeles; a stepson, Brandt; a stepdaughter, Alissa; his mother, of Youngstown; a sister, Florence Rogovin of Florida; and two brothers, Dr. Cecil Bloomberg of Youngstown, OH, and Michell of Sharon, PA. Interment was at Beth El Memorial Park in Livonia with arrangements by Ira Kaufmann Funeral Home.

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BOLZ, Ann
EASTEPOINTE, MICHIGAN; Ann Kady Bolz, 94, died September 3, 2005. She was born December 12, 1910. She was the mother of Thomas (Cecelia) and Judy (Don) Clifford, and is also survived by several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael. Services were held at St. Veronica Catholic Church. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery with arrangements by S.K. Schultz Funeral Home.

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BOROWIAK, Sophia
GAYLORD, MICHIGAN: Sophia M. Borowiak, 91, died December 21, 2006. She was born August 9, 1915 to Frank and Mary Lewandowski Szymkowiak. She attended St. Mary's Cathedral, and was a member of the St. Mary Altar Society. Survivors include a brother, Norman Samkowiak of Gaylord; a sister, Eleanor Ahoe of Brutus; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert; and six siblings, Mack, Alex, Julian and Casimer Samkowiak, Julia Latuszek, and Anna Failing. Services were held at St. Mary's Cathedral. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery.

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BRAWNER, Athala
EASTPOINTE, MICHIGAN: Athala Swan Brawner, 76, died October 1, 2001 at her residence. She was born November 23, 1924 to J.H. and Myrtle Petty Clayborn. She is survived by a son, Bradley Brawner of McComb; a sister, Carolyn Luttrell of Memphis; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Berryhill Brawner. Interment was at Everetts Chapel Cemetery in Weakley County, TN with arrangements by Gallimore Funeral Home.

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BROWN, Margaret
SUNFIELD, MICHIGAN: Margaret L. Brown, 83, died September 7, 2005 at a Charlotte nursing home. She was born December 16, 1921 in Sebewa Township to Fred C. and Nora A. Ritenburgh Sindlinger. She held a bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University, and an educational specialist degree from Michigan State University. She was a teacher in Ionia and Macomb Counties. She enjoyed oil painting, gardening, traveling, and libraries. She is survived by her husband, Wayne; three sons, Bill (Carol) Brown of Sunfield, Gary (Janet) Brown of Lyons, and Fred (Patricia) Brown of Perry; a sister, Mildred Rice of Portland; 11 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Lucile (Kenneth) Warren. Interment was at Danby Cemetery by Barker-Leik Funeral Home.

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BROWN, Sadie
PENTWATER, MICHIGAN: Sadie Brown, 81, died January 12, 1961 at her residence. She was the mother of Catharine (Elmer) Webb, Elaine (Jack) Highland, Alice (Leroy) Parnell, and the late Irene Reed and May Parnell; the stepmother of Joseph Sholtes; and the sister of Mrs. James Burns, Mrs. Burt Cannon, and Mrs. Harry Young. She had 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Vincent's Catholic Church. Burial was at Weare Catholic Cemetery.

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BROWN, Sidellia
DETROIT, MICHIGAN: Sidellia Brown passed away November 8, 2008. She was born March 8, 1914. Services were held at Conant Gardens Seventh-day Adventist Church. Interment was at Forestlawn Cemetery under the direction of Stinson Funeral Home.

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BRUESSOW, Sumiko
AUBURN, MICHIGAN: Sumiko Tomita Bruessow, 76, died March 18, 2010. She was born February 26, 1934 in Japan, and was a U.S. citizen. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, quilting, going to the casino, and visiting her relatives and friends in Japan. Survivors include six children, Matt (Sandy), Paul, Mark (Barb), David, Jr. (Tina), Joe (Jackie) Bruessow, and Michelle (Bob) Bull; and 12 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, David T. Bruessow, Sr. Arrangements were entrusted to the Cremation Society of Mid-Michigan.

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BUGG, Mary
FAIRVIEW, MICHIGAN: Mary J. Bugg, 81, died June 13, 2009. She was born December 26, 1927 to Selzus and Emma Fenn Yoder. During World War II, she worked in an airplane plant. She was also a waitress at Killian's Kitchen and Walker's Restaurant. She attended Fairview Mennonite Church. She volunteered at The Home at AuSable Valley Community, and enjoyed sewing and collecting bells. She is survived by two children, Mark (Angi) Bugg of Torrance, CA, and Richard (Annie) Bugg of Encino, CA; two sisters, Betty Coon of Peru, IN, and Janet Hill of South Bend, IN; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leland Bugg; a son, Steven Bugg; a daughter, Karen Jones; her parents; a brother, Robert; and two sisters, Caroline and Marcella. Services were held at Fairview Mennonite Church. Interment was at Kittle Cemetery under the direction of Lashley Funeral Home.

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BUNKER, Leon
ROSEBUSH, MICHIGAN: Leon Bunker, 66, died January 27, 2002 in Parker, AZ. He was born March 12, 1935 in Mount Pleasant to Faula Charles and Mabel Mae Bundy Bunker. He worked at Michigan Consolidated Gas as a reservoir engineer from 1964 to 1989, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Survivors include his wife, Markeith Anne Moses; three children, Gary (Claire) Bunker of Rosebush, Gregg (Tracey) Bunker of Stanwood, and Darla (Ken) Cooley of Big Rapids; a brother, Don (Winifred) Bunker of Mount Pleasant; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Margene McDonald and Dorothy Howay; and two brothers, A.J. and Charles. Interment was at Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Clark Funeral Chapel.

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BUSSA, Leola
ELK RAPIDS, MICHIGAN: Leola E. Bussa, 85, died May 1, 2005. She was born December 3, 1919 to Burl and Clara Reeves Broomhead. She and her husband farmed, and they were foster parents to many children. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and the Yuba Women's Club, and was a 4-H leader. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and making wedding cakes. She is survived by a son, Edward (Charlene) Bussa of Lansing; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Bussa; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Edward Bussa; and a son, Paul. Interment was at the Yuba Cemetery under the direction of Covell Funeral Home.

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BUTKIEWICZ, Josephine
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN: Josephine C. Serement Butkiewicz, 81, died July 3, 2007. She and her husband were the former owners of a bar and restaurant. Survivors include her children, Barry (Catherine), Martha (Robert) Teller, Patrice and Robert; a sister, Martha Steffens; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Patrick. Services were held at St. Michael Catholic Church. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery under the direction of Wujek-Calcaterra and Sons.

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BUTTS, Bernice
YPSILANTI, MICHIGAN: Bernice E. Butts, 82, died November 22, 2008. She was born March 24, 1926 in Holly to John and Nellie Covell Dumas. She was a former Girl Scout leader and Red Cross volunteer, and enjoyed crafts. Survivors include two daughters, Patricia and Lorna Butts, both of Ypsilanti. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ward Butts; three brothers, Daniel, Harvey and Fred Dumas; and three sisters, Pearl Eddy, Ida Miller and Rose Sak. Interment was at Beebe Cemetery under the direction of Dryer Funeral Home.

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BUXTON, Dorothy
SAGINAW, MICHIGAN: Dorothy L. Buxton, 89, died May 13, 2009. She was born May 31, 1919 to the late James and Bessie Thornton Goddard. She retired from Eaton Manufacturing with over 25 years of service, and attended Holy Spirit Catholic Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and James Baird of Saginaw; 3 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Buxton; a daughter, Susan Douglas; a grandson, Mark; and three siblings, Charles, James, and Eva. Services were held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Andrew Cemetery by Snow Funeral Home.

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CACKOWSKI, Gertrude
ST. CLAIR SHORES, MICHIGAN: Gertrude "Trudy" Cackowski died September 2, 2006. She enjoyed dancing, shopping and gardening. She is survived by a son, William Cackowski; a daughter, Gail (Lloyd) Bushor; two sisters, Helen Eschenberg and Evelyn Stahecki; her grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, George. Cremation arrangements were handled by Wasik Funeral Home.

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CADMUS, James E.
RIDGEWAY, MICHIGAN: James E. Cadmus, 82, died December 15, 1942 at his residence. He was born in 1860 to William and Catherine Cadmus. He was born on the farm where he died. He was survived by his wife; a son, LaMont Cadmus of Toledo; 2 grandsons; a niece; and his nephews. Interment was at the Ridgeway Cemetery under the direction of Niblack Funeral Home.

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CANEVER, Dolores
PIGEON, MICHIGAN: Dolores M. Canever, 83, died June 26, 2004. She was born February 16, 1921 to the late Ferdinand and Ella Koths Bolle. She attended St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, and enjoyed reading, crocheting, and crossword puzzles. She is survived by two daughters, Christine (Roger) Hill of Grand Rapids, and Dolores (Robert) Bumhoffer of Pigeon; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford J. Canever; and a son, William Canever. Services were held at St. John Lutheran Church. Burial was at Glen Eden Cemetery under the direction of Champagne Funeral Chapel.

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CAPLAN, Annie
DETROIT, MICHIGAN: Annie Caplan, 77, died March 22, 1934. She was born in Mogilev, Russia, and emigrated to Windsor, Ontario Canada, where she had lived for nearly 30 years. She was survived by two daughters, Mrs. E. Schwartz and Mrs. Goldberg; and four sons, Bernard, David, Peter and Harry. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac. Interment was in Ferndale at Machpelah Cemetery.

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COEY, Eva
ONTONAGON, MICHIGAN: Eva June Coey, 78, died March 11, 2007. She was born June 22, 1928 to Charles and Minnie Perryman Pollard. She and her husband owned the Dry Dock Bar for many years. She enjoyed quilting, knitting and sewing, and playing cribbage. She is survived by two sons, Jerome (Pam) and Ronald (Beth) Coey; a sister, Annabelle (Bert) Yaunke; four brothers, William (Marge), George (Betty), Frank (Sally), and Harry Pollard; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ken Coey; her parents; a son, Ken, Jr.; and a brother, Fred Pollard. Arrangements were handled by Cane Funeral Home.

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COLE, Henrietta
DETROIT, MICHIGAN: Henrietta Cole, 85, died February 3, 1985. She retired from the Detroit Board of Education with over 20 years of service. Survivors include her husband, Charles; and two daughters, Mary Harris and Ethel Wade. Services were held at New Hartford Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by House of Day Mortuary.

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COLEMAN, Barbara
ERIE, MICHIGAN: Barbara M. Coleman, 69, died July 27, 2009 at her residence. She was born February 18, 1940 in Toledo to Huebert and Jacqueline Barber Leon. She enjoyed bingo, dice and card games, and summers at Clark Lake. Survivors include her children, Dianne (Ron) Miller, Linda (Paul) Gross, John (Meredith), Jeff (Sue), and Jim (Tanya) Coleman; her grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clark Coleman; her parents; her stepfather, Harold Leon; and a brother, Edward Keis. Entombment was at Toledo Memorial Park under the direction of David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home.

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COLLINS, Marcella
HUDSON, MICHIGAN: Marcella S. Collins, 80, died November 28, 1997 at St. Mark's Place in Hudson. She was born October 8, 1917 in Traverse City to Harry and Maude Smith. She was a former bookkeeper for Rittenhouse Motors and Hampton Park Christian Church, both in Toledo, OH. She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Hudson. She enjoyed dogs and playing cards. She is survived by her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert "Tom" Collins; and her parents. Interment was at Toledo Memorial Park under the direction of Eagle Funeral Home.

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COMRIE, David
PORTLAND, MICHIGAN: David N. Comrie, 50, died July 22, 2004. He was born October 2, 1953 to David and Mary Leona Biggs Comrie. Survivors include two sisters, Tina L. Jordan and Christina Linville, both of Charlotte; two brothers, Thomas Herr of Austin, TX and Robert Herr of Glade Park, CO; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Interment was at Portland Cemetery under the direction of Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Home.

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CREQUE, Daisy
RIGA, MICHIGAN: Daisy Creque, 92, died March 30, 1986 at the Toledo Hospital. Survivors include a son, Edward; and two daughters, Mrs. Doris Rymill and Mrs. Marietta Kunkel. She was predeceased by her husband, Edgar Creque. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery in Sylvania, OH with arrangements by Reeb Mortuary.

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CRISTLE, Mary
FLINT, MICHIGAN: Mary Ella Cristle, 89, died January 29, 2005. Services were held at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Gracelawn Community Cemetery under the direction of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home.

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CRONICK Wilfred, Sr.
FAITHORN, MICHIGAN: Wilfred "Bill" Cronick, Sr., 94, died November 14, 2009 at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. He was born September 4, 1915 in Faithorn to Michael Cronick and Mae Hayes Cronick. He was a farmer and logger. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include six daughters, Teresa Cronick of Powers, Liz Rochon of Vulcan, Mary Noreen Hudson of Kingsford, Suzanne Cronick of Faithorn, and Cynthia Bourg and Laurie Dobson, both of Norway; five sons, Michael Cronick of Bagley, Wilfred Cronick, Jr. (Susan) and Stephen Cronick, all of Spalding, and Darrell Cronick (Rebecca) and Marvin Cronick, all of Faithorn; a sister, Shirley Stockero (Ernest) of Santa Barbara, CA; 34 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Zahn Cronick; a daughter, Deborah Cronick; a son, Richard Cronick, Sr.; three sisters, Winifred Cronick, Geraldine Zychowski, and Ethel Bray; and a brother, Joseph Cronick. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery by Ortman Funeral Home.

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CUTHBERTSON, Leo
KIMBALL, MICHIGAN: Leo G. Cuthbertson, 84, died November 8, 2006. He was born March 10, 1922 in Detroit to Lawrence and Amelia Cuthbertson. He retired from Chrysler Corporation, and was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife of over 64 years, Mary F. Born Cuthbertson; six children, Dan Cuthbertson of Kimball, Tom Cuthbertson of Warren, Betty (Tom) Ferra of Clinton Township, Sharon (Art) Owens of Chesterfield, Linda (Gary) Shields of Kansas, and Marge (Vincent) Teno of Arizona; a sister, Lenora Andrews of Ferndale; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Lawrence Cuthbertson; and two sisters, Irene Berno and Helen O'Dell. Services were held at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Burial was at Cadillac Memorial Gardens East under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Home.

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CZUHAJEWSKI, Steve
PAW PAW, MICHIGAN: Steve Czuhajewski died September 2, 2006 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. He was born January 10, 1920 in Argo, IL to Michael and Margaret Bryla Czuhajewski. He worked in mechanical maintenance at Western Michigan University, and also worked at Tuttle Floral Company and The Shopping Center. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served as a radio operator with the 830th Engineer Battalion. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, and enjoyed gardening and hunting. He was a member and Past Commander of American Legion Post #68 in Paw Paw, and helped start the American Legion Nursing Scholarship. He is survived by his wife, Emily D. Grzetich Czuhajewski; two daughters, Donna (Dave) Barry of Kalamazoo, and Linda (Gary) King of South Bend, IN; a son, Stephen Cheski of Jacksonville, FL; three sisters, Lottie Warner of Three Rivers, and Cecelia (Gene) Roberts and Theresa Kapka, all of Kalamazoo; three brothers, John (Mary) Czuhajewski, Adam (Lois) Czuhajewski, and Thomas Czuhajewski, all of Paw Paw; 6 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Genevieve Dzialowski and Mary Czuhajewski; and three brothers, Frank, Stanley, and Joseph. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment with military honors was at St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of Adams Funeral Home.

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DAIAN, Ida
WATERFORD, MICHIGAN: Ida "Dolly" Aretakis Daian died March 14, 2009. She was born February 21, 1930 in Detroit to the late Theohari and Helen Aretakis. She worked as a secretary at Warren High School for 23 years. She enjoyed cooking. Survivors include her husband, George C. Daian; three daughters, Lydia Marin (Jim), Niki Moore (Phil), and Diane Kastran McGowan (Calvin); two stepchildren, Kathy Salvia and Todd Daian (Jill); a sister, Ethel Poulos; a brother, John Aretakis (Sue); her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at White Chapel Cemetery under the direction of A.J. Desmond and Sons Funeral Directors.

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DEDIC, Dorothy
LAINGSBURG, MICHIGAN: Dororthy N. Dedic, 70, died September 26, 1986 at Edward W. Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. She was born November 21, 1915 in Shiawassee County to Harry and Sarah Hurst Baldwin. She married Anton Dedic in 1940. She retired from the custodian department of the University of Michigan, and was a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church. She is survived by three daughters, Sally Dedic, Ann Barnum, and Norma Taylor; a son, Richard Dedic; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a son, Anton Dedic. Services were held at St. Isidore Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery by Nelson-House Funeral Home.

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DEEVEY, Wanda
ATLANTA, MICHIGAN: Wanda Lee Parks Deevey, 84, died March 25, 2007 at her home. She was born May 19, 1922 in Marion, IL to Rudy and Nellie Barnes Stout. She was a retired bookkeeper with over 40 years of service, and was a former office executive for Grant's in Clarkston. She enjoyed camping, sewing, knitting, and water skiing. She also enjoyed fishing, and was a longtime record holder for a Northern Pike caught on a worm. She was a University of Michigan fan, and liked attending her children and grandchildren's sporting events. She was a former Detroit resident, and had lived in Atlanta since 1988. Survivors include a son, LeRoy (Bonnie) Parks of Howell; a daughter-in-law, Jeanne Parks of Atlanta; a son-in-law, Stuart Pickering of Rochester; a brother, Rudy Stout of Marion, IL; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by three husbands, Jay Parks, Pete Venters, and Don Deevey; a daughter, Dixie Pickering; a son, John Parks; and a sister, Lena Barger. Interment was at Avery Township Cemetery under the direction of Green Funeral Home.

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DeMARCO, Leo
YPSILANTI, MICHIGAN: Leo DeMarco died February 21, 2008. He was born April 30, 1922 to Pasquale and Elissa Carotta DeMarco. He owned Liberty Boot Shop for over 50 years, and was a member of Ypsilanti Baptist Temple. He was a past member of Toastmasters and the Optimist Club, and was a volunteer with the Foster Grandparents Program. He is survived by three daughters, Lisa DeMarco, Alita DeMarco, and Paula DeMarco; 2 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister and five brothers. Burial was at Highland Cemetery under the direction of Janowiak Funeral Home.

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DERFELT, Barbara
BENTON HARBOR, MICHIGAN: Barbara Ann Derfelt, 70, died November 11, 2004 at her residence. She was born February 2, 1934 in Benton Harbor to Leon P. and Florence Lewis Gideon. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at El Paso. She and her husband operated Barentsen Candy Company. Survivors include a son, David (Chris) Derfelt of Franklin, MA; a daughter, Susan (Robert) Bandsma of Coloma; a brother, Robert (Sally) Gideon of St. Joseph; 3 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Grant Derfelt; and her parents. Arrangements were handled by Kerley-Starks and Menchinger Family Funeral Home.

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DIMO, Wael
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN: Wael K. Dimo, 48, died September 26, 2010. He was born in Baghdad, Iraq on November 14, 1961 to Karim and Mary Dimo. He was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Syrian Orthodox Church in Southfield, where he served on the Board of Directors and was active with the youth of the church. He became a U.S. citizen in 1978. He enjoyed hunting. He is survived by his wife, Robin Dimo; a daughter, Alexis; his parents; three siblings, Walid (Mary) Dimo, May (Habib) Shammas, and Maha (Saliba) Hazou; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Ss. Peter and Paul Syrian Orthodox Church. Interment was at Bethlehem Cemetery with arrangements by Nie Family Funeral Home.

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DRAGONE, Joseph
CADILLAC, MICHIGAN: Joseph Dragone, 100, died August 15, 1975 at his residence. He was born in Italy on May 4, 1875. He was a former resident of Avella, PA. Survivors include two sons, Ralph and Joseph; five daughters, Mary Quinn, Sally Venditti, Ernestine DeJulian, Lena Gurlock, and Jennie Tascuzzi; 32 grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife; a daughter; and two sons. Interment was at West Point Cemetery.

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DRAKE, Silva
BANCROFT, MICHIGAN: Silva M. Drake, 38, died August 19, 1948 at her home. She was born April 27, 1910 in Burns Township to Jacob and May Drake. Survivors include her mother; two brothers, Leon of Morrice, and W.H. of Bancroft; and a sister, Anna Gulick of Perry. Burial was at Union Plains Cemetery under the direction of Love Funeral Home.

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DRAKE, Wallace E., Sr.
BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN: Wallace E. Drake, Sr., 70, died October 9, 2006. He was born August 17, 1936 to Walter and Frances McCloud Drake. He was a retired crane operator for Grand Truck Railroad, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, and watching stock car racing and NASCAR. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Lake Drake; five daughters, Tracy (Jim) Guilford, Tina (Jeff) Day, Lisa (Greg) Kilbourn, Tina Boden, and Katrina (Rodney) Rapp, all of Battle Creek; eight sons, Earl (Jan) Odette, Jeff (Kerry) Odette of Tennessee, Duane (Tammy) Odette and Terry (Carmen) Odette, all of Bellevue, and Wallace (Tina) Drake, Jr., Mike (Kim) Odette, Michael Drake, and Rick (Pam) Odette, all of Battle Creek; six brothers; two sisters; 33 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; and a brother. Interment was at Assyria Cemetery by Kempf Funeral Home.

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DZIENNY, Robert
OTTAWA LAKE, MICHIGAN: Robert Quinn Dzienny, 49, died September 5, 2004 at his residence. He was born July 16, 1955 in Toledo, OH to Jim and Linda Dzienny. He was a carpenter, and a NASCAR racing fan. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Bischoff Dzienny; his daughters, Jamie Lynn Dzienny and Shelby Smith; his sons, Jessie (Christie) Dzienny, and Jamie Todd (Janelle) Smith; his parents; his sisters, Shana (Brian) Nichols and Pam Hamilton; a brother, John Dzienny; and 9 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Trinity. Interment was at Whiteford Union Cemetery under the direction of Pawlak Funeral Home.

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EDWARDS, Mary
FOUNTAIN, MICHIGAN: Mary L. Edwards, 84, died June 4, 1979 in Bay City. She was born in Canada on June 27, 1894. Survivors include two daughters, Marie (Richard) McKay of Detroit, and Marguerite (Ernest) Katt of Bay City; 12 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Cadillac Memorial Gardens under the direction of Squires Funeral Home.

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ENGWIS, Doris
MIDLAND, MICHIGAN: Doris K. Engwis, 86, died May 15, 2012 at Tendercare of Midland. She was born October 18, 1925 in Midland County to William and Mae Collins Bensch. She was a retired secretary for Dow Corning, and a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church for over 50 years. She was a Yellow Lady at Midland Hospital, as well as a poll worker and blood bank volunteer. She enjoyed soap operas. She is survived by a son, Clay (Pamela) of Midland; a brother-in-law, Herb Engwis; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence "Bob" Engwis; a daughter, Susan Candace; a brother, William Bensch; and a sister, Eleanor Zurawic. Services were held at Memorial Presbyterian Church. Interment was at the Midland City Cemetery by Smith-Miner Funeral Home.

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ENOS, Roger
CARO, MICHIGAN: Roger William Enos, 63, died November 19, 2009 in Saginaw. He was born July 28, 1946 in Caro to the late Vernard "Red" and Loretta Robinson Enos. He retired from Fairgrove Oil Company, and was an over-the-road semi driver. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and a member of the Tuscola County Sheriff's Posse. He attended the First Presbyterian Church of Caro, and enjoyed horses and deer hunting. He was a member of the VFW and the Moose Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Carol Sattelberg Enos; two children, Amy (Tony) Diegel of Howell, and Brian (Tammy) Enos of Caro; four siblings, Michael (Constance) Enos of Bay City, Dennis (Roberta) Enos of Imlay City, and Evonne Scott and Lee Ann Trisch, both of Caro; three aunts, Louise Robinson, Onalea Sharp, and BonnieJean Perry; 5 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Sandra Kay Enos; and several aunts and uncles. Cremation arrangements were handled by Collon Funeral Home.

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EVERETT, John W.
DETROIT, MICHIGAN: John Willie Everett, 42, died November 1, 1973 at Northwest Hospital in Detroit. He was a native of Washington County, FL. He was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include his wife, Annie L. Everett; a son, Rickey Everett of Opalocka, FL; two brothers, Stanford Everett of Fort Lauderdale, FL and Walter B. Everett of Blountstown, FL; his sisters, including Alberta Boyd of Blountstown, FL; 2 uncles; and an aunt. Services were held at Orange Hill Baptist Church in Chipley, FL. Burial was at Orange Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Cooper Funeral Home.

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EZINGA, Helen
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN: Helen Ezinga, 94, died November 28, 2005. She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Anne and Henry Post; her nieces and nephews; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Helen Siemsen, Flora Veldman, and Tena De Boer; two brothers, Kenneth J. Ezinga and Ryven P. Ezinga; and a nephew, Richard L. Ezinga. Interment was at Garfield Park Cemetery under the direction of Zaagman Memorial Chapel.

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FARRAN, Leenda
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN: Leenda E. Farran, 87, died January 20, 1989. Survivors include her nieces, nephews and friends. Services were held at St. George's Orthodox Church. Arrangements were handled by Metcalf and Jonkhoff Funeral Service.

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FEDEWA, Richard
PORTLANT, MICHIGAN: Richard Fedewa, 71, died September 30, 2004. He was born March 22, 1933 to Louis and Elenora Huhn Fedewa. He was an employee of TRW for 37 years. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, and served in the National Guard for seven years. He attended St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, and enjoyed camping and traveling. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Marilyn Smith Fedewa; his children, Brenda (Roger) Shaffer of Grand Ledge, Lori (Lawrence) Heilbronn of El Sobrante, CA, Kathy Strodbeck of Lansing, Becky (Rob) Wizorek of Ionia, Michael (Jackie) Fedewa of Lansing, and Doug (Lisa) Fedewa of Middleville; two sisters, Aileen Bednarz of Kalamazoo, and Helen Snell of Portland; 17 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and five brothers, Elmer, Donald, Henry, Herb, and Robert Fedewa. Services were held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Interment was at Portland Cemetery with arrangements by Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Home.

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FOSS, Dolores
BIRCH RUN, MICHIGAN: Dolores I. "Dee" Foss, 78, died September 4, 2011 at her home. She was born July 14, 1933 in Seville Township to the late Clarence and Emma Sheldon David. She enjoyed playing video games and bingo. She is survived by a daughter, Lavina (Edson) Carey of Birch Run; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a daughter and son-in-law, Coral and Greg Snellenberger. Cremation arrangements were handled by O'Guinn Family Funeral Home.

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FOTIAS, Andreas
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN: Andreas D. Fotias, 81, died June 27, 2008. For over 45 years, he was the owner of Fotias Cleaners. He was a president of AHEPA and the first president of Hellenic Horizons, which presented a display about the Greek-American experience at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. He enjoyed coaching sports and teaching Sunday School. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Anne Mary Fotias; his children, Cary A. (Mary) Fotias, Andrea A. Fotias, Maria (David) Bechard, and Martha A. Fotias; three brothers-in-law, Gus (Anne) Kossaras, George (Lia) Kossaras, and Nick (Carmalie) Kossaras; 5 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, James A. Fotias; his parents, James and Evanthia Fotias; and a brother, Dan J. Fotias Services were held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at Rest Lawn Memorial Park with arrangements by O'Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Funeral Home.

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FRANQUIST, Barbara
LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN: Barbara Ann Franquist, 72, died November 4, 2008. She was born June 15, 1936 in Big Rapids. She worked at National City Bank of Ludington for over 20 years, and attended St. Simon Catholic Church. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas and the Emblem Club. Survivors include two daughters, Laurie Franquist and Victoria (Eddie) Berko, both of Hoffman Estates, IL; two sons, Jon (Linda) of Ludington and Paul of Tempe, AZ; a brother, F. Richard (Carol) Hansen of Farmington Hills; her grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Franquist, Sr.; and a son, Donald, Jr. Services were held at St. Simon Church. Arrangements were handled by Alexander-Rye Funeral Home.

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GAILEY, Virginia
DANSVILLE, MICHIGAN: Virginia Lee Gailey, 73, died June 9, 2013. She was born June 13, 1939 in Howell, MI to Fredric C. and Virginia Foster Wilson. She was a member of Mason Chapter #150 of the Order of the Eastern Star, and was an avid supporter of the Dansville Band, Dansville athletics, and Scouting. Her work at the Dansville Community Schools created many memories and relationships with generations of students. She was a dedicated volunteer for many years with the Dansville Food Bank, the Dansville Fire Department, and the Dansville Lions Club. She was a lifelong member of the Dansville Methodist Church. Her passions included gardening, tending to her multiple flower beds, and providing assistance to those less fortunate. Survivors include her children, Kathy (Doug) Kolmos of Holt, Karen Smigelski of Mulliken, Kenneth Gailey of Georgia, Keith (Anne) Gailey of Williamston, and Kris (Kathy) Gailey of Leslie; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Kurk; and a brother, Fred. Special thanks to Jerry Lee and Janice Reid for their many years of unconditional love and support. Cremation and interment at Fairview Cemetery in Dansville, MI was handled by Ball-Dunn Funeral Home.

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GAUNA, Jose N., Jr.
ADRIAN, MICHIGAN: Jose N. Gauna, Jr., 70, died March 29, 2006. He was born April 2, 1935 to Jose Gauna, Sr. and Alejandra Naranjo Gauna. He retired from Tecumseh Products. Survivors include his children, Chrisanda Gauna, Yolanda Gauna, Domingo (Amelia) Gauna, Rebecca Gauna, Vito (Sylvia) Gauna, and Ralph (Diane) Gauna, all of Adrian; his former wife, Francisca Gauna; his siblings, Vivian Riojas of Toledo, OH, Mary (Sixto) Cruz and Albert (Lily) Gauna, all of Detroit, Jesse Riojas, Eva Cardenas, and Raymond (Aurora) Gauna, all of Chicago, IL, and Olga Ledesma, Janie Ybarra, and Richard (Patty) Gauna, all of Adrian; 20 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Roberto Gauna; his parents; and a brother, Frank Gauna. Services were held at St. Mary of Good Counsel Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Adrian by Purse Funeral Home.

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GAURONSKAS, Josephine
ST. HELEN, MICHIGAN: Josephine R. Gauronskas, 82, died June 10, 2005 at West Branch Regional Medical Center. She was born June 16, 1922. She was a former Royal Oak resident, and had lived in St. Helen since 1974. Survivors include her children, Beverly (Joseph) Wauldron of Royal Oak, Robert Gauronskas of Kingwood, TX, and Charles Gauronskas of Cupertino, CA; a son-in-law, Ronald Clifton, Sr. of Livonia; 3 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; and two daughters, Janet and Linda. Arrangements were handled by Steuernol and McLaren Funeral Home.

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GLASIER, Ferne
ONAWAY, MICHIGAN: Ferne Smith Glasier, 76, died November 29, 1987. She was born November 2, 1911 to Still and Elizabeth King Smith. She was a former employee of Hoge's Bakery in Waynesburg, and was a member of the Assembly of God Church. Survivors include her husband, Leroy Glasier; a daughter, Twila (Leonard) Lefave of Onaway; two sons, Daniel Glasier of Onaway and Lionel Isiminger of Holbrook; 7 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Hillcrest Cemetery in Onaway.

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GLENN, Calvine
KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN: Calvine Glenn died June 23, 2008. She was born October 15, 1910 to the late Alfred and Lucy Griggs. She attended Second Baptist Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by five daughters, Catherine (Tommy) Sykes, Calvine (James) Phillips, Leotha (Aaron) Alford, Betty Howard, and Alice (Jerome) Wheatley; six sons, Alfred (Deloris), Roosevelt (Christine), Otha Lee (Angeline), Nathan, Henry, Jr. and Larry; 53 grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; her cousins; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Glenn; a daughter, Mable; two sons, Lawrence and Robert; and a daughter-in-law, Inell. Services were held at Second Baptist Church. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery with arrangements by Harper Funeral Home.

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GOIT, David L.
LUZERNE, MICHIGAN: David Lawrence Goit, 69, died April 23, 2010 in Traverse City. He was born April 17, 1941 in Pontiac to Kenneth Eugene and Desdemona Burdy Dean Whitfield Goit. He retired from GM in Pontiac after 31 years of service, and following retirement, relocated from Pontiac to Luzerne. He enjoyed hunting, farming, nature, and woodcutting. He is survived by his wife, Sandra VanKuren Goit; a son, David Goit of Onaway; a daughter, Veva Simmons of Greenville; 5 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three siblings, Sharon, Gerald, and Steve. Interment was at the Luzerne Cemetery with arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home.

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GRANNIS, Opal
GREENVILLE, MICHIGAN: Opal A. Grannis died January 1, 2009 at Green Acres Retirement Living in Greenville. She was born July 11, 1919 in Harvard to Frank and Ama Hart Wilson. She attended East Nelson United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Greenville Christian Women's Club. She served as treasurer of the Griswold School Board. She enjoyed needlework, fishing, flower gardening, bus trips, holidays, and the Lawrence Welk Show. Family members include four children, Carol (Larry) Richard, Lynne Zank, Ted (Darlene) Grannis, and JoAnn (Rick) Surdam; a sister-in-law, Doris Grannis; her grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Grannis; three brothers, Lloyd, Virgil, and Ernest Wilson; a grandson, David Grannis; and a son-in-law Don Zank. Services were held at East Nelson United Methodist Church. Burial was at East Nelson Cemetery by Hurst Funeral Home.

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GRINDLE, Elaine
COLDWATER, MICHIGAN: Elaine Kibiloski Grindle, 66, died January 31, 2010. She was born May 13, 1943 to David and Natalie Smoker Kibiloski. She was a graduate of Wright's Beauty Academy, and owned a beauty shop, Elaine's Hairstylists. She also worked for the Community Health Center of Branch County, the State Police Post, and Wal-Mart. She was a former Girl Scout leader and a Big Sister with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters program, and helped organize the St. Jude's bike-a-thon. She was a volunteer home health care provider, and a member of the Coldwater Eagles. She attended St. Mary of the Assumption Church. She is survived by a son, David Grindle of Quincy; a daughter, Kimberly Dwyer of Coldwater; a brother, Larry Kibiloski of Kansas City, MO; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dean B. Grindle; her parents; and infant twins, Mari and Terri Roach. Services were held at St. Mary of the Assumption Church. Interment of ashes was at St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of Dutcher-Kolcz Funeral Home.

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GRODI, Bernice
JACKSON, MICHIGAN: Bernice E. Grodi, 82, died January 16, 1980. Survivors include a daughter, Nellie Williams; a son, Glenn; two sisters, Gladys Cutcher and Blanche Boudrie; 4 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery in Port Clinton with arrangements by Hoeflinger Funeral Home.

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GRODI, Lucille
LAKE ORION, MICHIGAN: Lucille M. Grodi, 82, died June 18, 2006. She was born March 29, 1924. She was the mother of Janet (Ron) LaFave of Gladwin, Catherine (Rick) Maxon of Oxford, Thomas (Phyllis) of AZ, Alice (David) Sutton of Davison, Mark of Lake Orion, Nancy (Richard) McDonald of North Branch, Yvonne Southard and Cindy Hall, both of Grand Blanc, and Ron and Gregory, both of Arizona; and the sister of Ramone Cardinal, Sister Bernadette Leduc, Elaine DeFever, Raymond (Pauline) Leduc, Albert (Mary) Leduc, and Jerry (Pearl) Leduc. She had 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold; and a sister, Cecelia. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment was at Eastlawn Cemetery under the direction of Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home.

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GRUHN, Lucy
LANSING, MICHIGAN: Lucy Marciniak Gruhn, died September 2, 2010. She was born July 30, 1932 in Middleville, MI. She attended St. Mary Cathedral, and was a former member of Holy Cross Church. Survivors include her children, Dan (Jean) Gruhn, Cricket (Rick) Lott, Julie Jackson, and Cheryl Hiner; her siblings; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Tim. Services were held at St. Mary Cathedral. Interment was at East Lawn Memory Gardens with arrangements by Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.

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GUNBERG, Leo
LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN: Leo R. Gunberg, 69, died June 4, 1979 at Memorial Hospital of Mason County. He was born November 30, 1909 in Pere Marquette Township to the late Nels Emil and Thyra Gunberg. He owned several businesses, including Gunberg's Ice and Cold Storage Co., Gunberg Bakery, the Market Basket, Crystal Clear Water Co., and Gunberg's Appliances. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended Emanuel Lutheran Church, where he formerly served as secretary. He was a member of the Ludington Yacht Club, the Lincoln Hills Golf Club, the Elks, the Danish Brotherhood, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He enjoyed boating, gardening and farming. Survivors include his fiancee, Mabel A. Polcin of Ludington; a brother, Raymond A. Gunberg; two sisters, Evelyn (James) Rohrmoser and Alice (Myron) Myers; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at Emanuel Lutheran Church. Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery by Dorrell Funeral Home.

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HALCLI, Ruth
SAGINAW, MICHIGAN: Ruth Regina Halcli, 88, died March 23, 2009. She was born September 16, 1920 to the late Arthur and Lydia Dubic Marcoux. She worked for Lufkin Rule, and attended St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lou and Robert A. Feldotte of Saginaw; a sister, Donna Brownlee; 5 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a great-great granddaughter; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Halcli; a brother, Lawrence Marcoux; and a sister, Dorothy Rigda. Services were held at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery with arrangements by Snow Funeral Home.

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HALE, Evelyn
LANSING, MICHIGAN: Evelyn Hale died October 2, 2007. Survivors include three sons, Phillip Merrifield of Charlotte, Richard (Linda) Merrifield of Grand Ledge, and Roger (Marilyn) Merrifield of Grand Rapids; 7 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Hale. Services were held at South Church. Interment was at Whipple Cemetery in Home Township under the direction of Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.

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HAMMOND, James C.
SAGINAW, MICHIGAN: James C. Hammond, 76, died April 25, 2008. He was born January 24, 1932 to the late Clyde and Mabel Smith Hammond. He was a teacher with the Saginaw Public Schools, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He attended Holy Family Catholic Church, and enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. He is survived by his wife, Frieda Dilloway Hammond; six children and their spouses, Dennis and Machelle of Grand Rapids, Jayme Lipscomb of Saginaw, David and Diane of Saginaw, Donald and Jennifer of Linden, Daniel of Zilwaukee, Janice Hammond and Wally Shaft of Freeland; three brothers, Larry, Thomas and Dennis Hammond; and 9 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, William and John Hammond. Services were held at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Andrew Cemetery under the direction of Snow Funeral Home.

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HANNA, Vivian
NORTH BRANCH, MICHIGAN: Vivian Hanna, 91, died May 4, 2011 at Marlette Community Hospital. She was born April 6, 1920 in Howell, MI to William and Emma Rogman Scott. She was a school bus driver for the Lapeer Area Schools, and also worked on the family farm. She enjoyed reading, quilting, word search games, and crafts. Survivors include her sons, Sam Hanna, Jr., John (Sally) Hanna, and James (Sandra) Hanna, all of North Branch; a daughter, Mary (Ed) Gark of North Branch; two sisters, Vera Hammond of Carsonville, and Betty (Emory) Hanson of Grand Rapids; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Hanna, Sr.; a daughter, Gladys; and a great-grandson, Timmy. Interment was at Westlawn Cemetery in North Branch under the direction of Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home.

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HANNER, Theresa
OSSINEKE, MICHIGAN: Theresa Mary Hanner, 79, died December 29, 2007. She was born October 20, 1928 in Wilson Township to the late John and Edna St. Charles Kaiser. She was a secretary at the Besser Corporation for 15 years. She attended St. Catherine Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Altar Society. She was formerly a member of the Alpena Country Club, and was a lifelong resident of the Alpena area. Survivors include two daughters, Linda Wilds (Kenneth) of Spruce, and Phyllis Tessmer (Kenneth) of Alpena; a son, Lawrence Hanner (Jean) of Ossineke; four brothers, Francis Kaiser (Doris), Raymond Kaiser (Alice), and Clare Kaiser (Geraldine), all of Alpena, and Louis Kaiser of Arizona; a sister, Louise Lewis of Alpena; 7 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Orvil M. Hanner; two sisters, Adeline Kaiser and Agnes Anderson; and two brothers, Donny and Robert Kaiser. Services were held at St. Catherine Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Catherine Catholic Cemetery with arrangements by Bannan Funeral Home.

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HAROLDSON, Frances
GLADWIN, MICHIGAN: Frances R. Haroldson, 99, died September 8, 2007. She was born March 13, 1908 to John and Sarah Pendleton Prickett. She was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and was Past Matron and Past Grand Guardian of Job's Daughters. She attended St. Paul's Episcopal Church. She is survived by a son, Steven Haroldson of Flordia; a daughter, Nancy Wiedbrauk of Sussex , NJ; a niece; 3 nephews; 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, John; and a sister, Haskell. She was married to Frank Haroldson. Services were held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Burial was at Highland Cemetery by Sisson Funeral Home.

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HARTMAN, Shirlee
EMPIRE, MICHIGAN: Shirlee Hartman, 74, died August 29, 2008 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. She was born July 12, 1934 in Warren, OH to George and Vivian Montgomery Parke. She was a volunteer at the Munson Hospice House, and a caregiver for her mother. She enjoyed gardening, and was a member of Eckankar, the Religion of the Light and Sound of God. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Millard "Mick" Hartman; her children, Brian Hartman of Empire, Debbie (Jahan) Azizi of Canton, Scott (Carol) Hartman of Sterling Heights, Cindy (Steve) Brock of Brandon Township, Ken (Debbie) Hartman of Lansing, Kevin (Janet) Hartman of Lake Orion, Randy (Erin) Hartman of Suttons Bay, and Greg (Kelly) Hartman of Cape Coral, FL; 22 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, George Parke; a son, Steven Hartman; and two siblings, Donald and Robert. Arrangements were handled by Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.

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HAYDEN, Ann
IONIA, MICHIGAN: Ann G. Hayden, 92, died September 11, 2009 in Ionia. She was born June 30, 1917 in Pewamo to Charles and Dora Cook Piggott. She retired from Ionia and Dimondale State Hospitals, and attended Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. She was a member of the Ionia Business Women, the American Cancer Society, the Ionia Historical Society, and the Ionia Moose Lodge, and was active with the Ionia Free Fair and the Ionia Community Theater Group. Survivors include her children, Patricia (Robert) Meyers of Ionia, Ella Marie Madsen of Bellview, and John (Sandra) Hayden and James(Colleen) Hayden, all of Saranac; a sister, Mary Dawson of Byron Center; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Hayden; her parents; four brothers; a son-in-law, John Madsen; and a great-granddaughter, Grace Hayden. Services were held at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Gardens by Lake Funeral Home.

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HEINE, Marcia
CLIO, MICHIGAN: Marcia Ann Heine, 60, died August 14, 2007 at her home. She was born November 30, 1946 in Flint to Kenneth and Evelyn Lied Bone. She worked at Bronner's for over 22 years, and enjoyed gardening. She is survived by her husband, Walter Heine; her children, John Heine of Flint, and Lisa Maine and Cindy (Robert) Gunn, all of Clio; her mother, Evelyn Bone of Clio; four sisters, Barbara (Terry) Pardon of Birch Run, Karen (John) Pritchard of Mount Morris, and Janie Eggers and Susan (Robert) Weir, all of Clio; 4 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father; two grandchildren, Mandy Maine and John Joseph Heine II; and her grandparents, Edwin and Della Lied and Albert Bone. Services were held at Messiah Lutheran Church. Interment was at Thetford Township Cemetery under the direction of O'Guinn Family Funeral Home.

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HEIKKINEN, Ernest
ALSTON, MICHIGAN: Ernest I. Heikkinen, 92, died November 30, 2008 at Bayside Village in L'Anse. He was born February 9, 1916 in Corbintown, MI to Edward and Hilma Salminen Heikkinen. He retired from Chrysler with 25 years of service, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a former resident of Brooklyn and Detroit. He was a 32nd degree Mason, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by two sons, Doug (Lori) Heikkinen of White Lake, and Martin (Darlene) Heikkinen of Alston; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Hofman Heikkinen; and two brothers, Edwin and Calvin Heikkinen. Services were held at L'Anse United Methodist Church. Interment was at White Chapel Cemetery in Troy under the direction of Jacobson Funeral Home.

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HELLSING, Walter
NORWAY, MICHIGAN: Walter L. Hellsing, 100, died February 17, 2007. He was born June 24, 1906 to the late August and Ellen Peterson Hellsing. He worked at the Grand Rapids Public Schools, Norway Gravure, Anderson Motor Co., and Asselin Creamery. He was a life member of the Loyal Order of Moose, and a former member of Oak Crest Golf Club. He was a football and basketball sports fan, and enjoyed bowling and golfing. He is survived by his wife, Jane St. Juliana Hellsing; a stepson, John (Judy) St. Juliana of Norway; a stepdaughter, Lois (Jerry) Fazi of Appleton, WI; a son-in-law, Lee Bashford of Waukesha, WI; 6 grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a wife, Irene Meneghini Hellsing; a daughter, Launice Bashford; two sisters, Elsa Hellsing and Linnea Mullins; and a brother, Leonard Hellsing. Interment was at Norway Cemetery.

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HIRTE, Clarence
KINGSFORD, MICHIGAN: Clarence H. Hirte, 78, died November 25, 2002. He was born November 10, 1924 to the late William and Emelia Fischer Hirte. He was a retired worker for Laborers' Union Local #1329 with over 30 years of service, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, and was a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting and woodworking. He is survived by his wife, June Hulce Hirte; a son, Rodney (Barbara) Hirte of Aurora, WI; two daughters, Muriel (Wayne) Guy of Omro, WI, and Carol (Bob) Guy of Iron Mountain; a sister, Bernice Nixdorf of Florida; a brother, Emil (Beaulah) Hirte of Wallace, ID; a sister-in-law, Pearl Hirte of Pembine, WI; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister. Services were held at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. Burial was at Quinnesec Cemetery with arrangements by Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Home.

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HURT, Ocus
CLAWSON, MICHIGAN: Ocus Hurt, 87, died November 5, 2005. He was a floor sander for over 30 years, and later worked for the Clawson Schools. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a former POW. He formerly lived in Hazel Park. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, and going to the lake. He was the father of Robert Hurt and William (June) Hurt; and the brother of Valarah Cook. He had 4 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Sarah Hurt. Interment was at Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery with arrangements by Gramer Funeral Home.

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IGNATOWSKI, Marguerite
DETROIT, MICHIGAN: Marguerite Czelusta Ignatowski, 75, died January 10, 1974 in Detroit. She had been a Detroit resident for about 40 years, and formerly lived in the Toledo, OH area. Survivors include two sons, Paul and James; a daughter, Mrs. Rita Kluka; a brother, Ollie Czelusta; and two sisters, Hilda Czelusta and Sr. Mary Theophane Czelusta of the Sisters of St. Francis. Services were held at St. Thomas Church. Arrangements were handled by Rudy Mortuary.

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IRONSIDE, Jean
HASTINGS, MICHIGAN: Jean Ballantine Ironside, 79, died December 4, 2007. She was born June 6, 1928 to Charles and Florence Manning Ballantine. She was a graduate of Mercy College of Nursing, and was a retired registered nurse at the Pennock Hospital Intensive Care Unit. She attended St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. She enjoyed traveling, playing bridge, and spending time at Gun Lake. She was a member of the Pennock Hospital Guild and the University of Michigan Victor's Club, and served as a Bluebird and Camp Fire leader. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Gordon A. Ironside Jr.; a son, Gordon Ironside III of Middleville; three daughters, Sarah (Bruce) Freiberg of Glendale, AZ, and Mary Ironside and Ann (Larry) Ainslie, all of Bloomfield Hills; two sisters, Ann Lieving of Sterling Heights, and Mary (Molly) Remski of Plymouth; 5 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Services were held at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery with arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home.

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JAAKKOLA, Meimi
CHASSELL, MICHIGAN: Meimi Sormunen Jaakkola, 95, died October 6, 2003. She was born September 24, 1908 in Franklin Mine to John and Mary Hyyrylainen Sormunen. She retired from the food service department at Michigan Technological University. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and the E.L.C.A. Auxiliary, and was a past member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by two daughters, Nona (Richard) Osborne of Canton, and Diane (Paul) Makela of Oakland, CA; three sons, Gary (Sandy) Jaakkola of Brighton, and Donald Jaakkola and Wayne Jaakkola, both of Chassell; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Jaakkola; five brothers; three sisters; and her parents. Services were held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial was at the Chassell Cemetery with arrangements by Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.

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JACKO, Mary
NEWBERRY, MICHIGAN: Mary L. Jacko, 75, died October 2, 2007. She was born August 31, 1932 to the late Birney and Lalah Whalen Calkins. She was a former volunteer with the Luce County Inter-Tribal Association, and enjoyed beading, sewing, bingo, and making porcupine quill baskets. She is survived by her daughters, Angeline Naragon of Flint, Nora Jane (Bob Anderson) Jacko of Davison, Doris (Larry) Winslow of Traverse City, Lora (Todd Wennersten) Robert of Peshawbestown, and Mary (Virgilio) Mendez of Traverse City; her sons, Noah, Jr. (Janice) of Harrison, Russell (Sue) of Burton, and Dale (Linda) of Flint; her siblings, George, Herman, Levi, Frankie and Birney Calkins, Helen Severns, Clara Jacko, and Marjorie Archey; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Noah, Sr.; a daughter, Lalah; her parents; a grandson; an infant sister, Loretta; a sister and brother-in-law, Maxine and Herman Smith; and a son-in-law, Richard Naragon. Interment was at Forest Home Cemetery by Beaulieu Funeral Home.

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JAWORSKI, Julie
BEULAH, MICHIGAN: Julie E. Jaworski, 64, died March 17, 2007. She was born in Detroit on May 31, 1942 to Fred and Julia West Baytes. She was a lab technician at Graceland Fruit in Frankfort, and previously worked for the Salvation Army in Traverse City. She was a writer and secretary for the local newspaper, and enjoyed arts and crafts. She is survived by her husband, Raymond Jaworski; five sons, Neil Jaworski of Brethren, Jeffrey (Arsenia) Jaworski of Kaleva, Andrew Jaworski of Custer, Glenn (Kimberly) Jaworski of Virginia, and Allen (Deidre) Jaworski of Texas; 13 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents. Arrangements were handled by Bennett-Barz Funeral Home.

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JEWELL, Ida
WHITE CLOUD, MICHIGAN: Ida DeEtta Jewell, 88, died May 14, 2000. She was born March 30, 1912 to Wixom F. and Cynthia Nostrandt Parks. She is survived by a daughter, Verbina King of Muskegon; a son, Joseph (Louise) Jewell of White Cloud; 5 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lyle Jewell; and a sister, Grace Romaine. Interment was at Sherman Township Cemetery under the direction of Crandell Funeral Home.

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JOHNSTON, Dr. Clarence
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN: Dr. Clarence T. Johnston, 97, died January 17, 1970 at his residence. He was professor emeritus of geodesy and surveying at the University of Michigan. He was the retired chair of the department of geodesy and surveying, and director of Davis Engineering Camp in Wyoming. He was renown for his work in hydraulics, including irrigation, drainage and water resources administration. He was the first secretary of the Wyoming board of registration for engineers. He was survived by two sons, Dr. Franklin D. Johnston of Ann Arbor, and Clarence N. Johnston of Streator, IL. A memorial service was held at Muehlig Funeral Chapel.

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JUHAS, Jane
SAGINAW, MICHIGAN: Jane Joley Juhas, 76, died December 2, 2005. She was born April 4, 1929 in Wheeler, MI to Orville and Fannie Hale Joley. She attended Swan Valley United Methodist Church, and enjoyed feeding and watching wildlife. She is survived by four children and their spouses, Sue and Terry Burgess of Chesaning, and Debra and LeRoy Cole, Steven and Joy Juhas, and Linda and Larry Davis, all of Saginaw; a sister, Marion Fenske of Midland; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Juhas; a sister; and three brothers. Services were held at Swan Valley United Methodist Church. Burial was at Roselawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Case Funeral Home.

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JURK, Annabelle
PORT HURON, MICHIGAN: Annabelle M. Jurk, 84, died April 1, 2006 in Marietta, GA. She was born September 4, 1921 in Flint. She retired from Mary Maxim, and was a member of St. Joseph Church. She enjoyed playing bridge. Survivors include her children, Stephen L. (Judy) Jurk of Marysville, Christina M. (Michael) Kay of Marietta, GA, and Stanley T. (Gail) Jurk, Elizabeth A. (Jack) Mazure, and Dale M. (Judith) Jurk, all of Port Huron; a sister, Marjorie Rose Foster of Flint; a brother, Vincent VanDalen of Flint; 11 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Jurk; a sister; and two brothers. Services were held at St. Joseph Church. Interment was at Mount Hope Cemetery by Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.

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KAPELA, Geraldine
TEMPERANCE, MICHIGAN: Geraldine H. Kapela, 89, died December 16, 2006 at her residence. She was born July 2, 1917 in Temperance to Albert and Elizabeth Nusbaum Dressel. She managed the Marianne Shop at Westgate Shopping Plaza in Toledo for 15 years, and formerly worked at Petrie's, also in Toledo. She attended Anthony's Catholic Church, and was a member of the VFW Ladies' Auxiliary, the Bedford Senior Citizens, and the St. Anthony Senior Citizens. She enjoyed fishing and mushroom hunting. Survivors include her children, Robert (Kathryn) Kapela, Daniel (Anne) Kapela, Constance "Connie" (Ron) Spotts, Teresa (David) Fox, Mariann Steele, and Nancy (Gene) Smith; two sisters, Mary Wintringham and Eileen (Leo) Adoline; 19 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Anthony V. Kapela; 7 siblings; a grandson, Robert Lee Steele; and a great-granddaughter. Services were held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Bedford Funeral Chapel.

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KARSIES, Henrietta
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN: Henrietta Karsies, 81, died June 16, 1972 in Florida. Survivors include her husband, Wesley Karsies; two daughters, Ruth (Leo) Yonkers of Grand Rapids and Marjorie (C.W.) Caldwell of St. Petersburg, FL; a brother, William; 6 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Oakhill Cemetery under the direction of Zaagman Funeral Home.

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KATOPOL, Thomas E.
DEXTER, MICHIGAN: Thomas E. Katopol, 83, died October 21, 2009. He was born June 29, 1926. He retired from the University of Michigan. He is survived by two sons, Brian and Peter Katopol; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vivian C. Kangas Katopol; two children, Diana Gow and Dale Katopol; and a granddaughter, Deanna Katopol. Cremation arrangements were handled by Janowiak Funeral Home. Interment was at Bethlehem Cemetery.

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KATSIS, Thelma
DETROIT, MICHIGAN: Thelma O'Neal Katsis, 98, died August 16, 2007. She was born February 7, 1909 in Cuba Landing, TN. She was the mother of Ray Pace, Audrey (Richard) Hammill, Mary Alice (Thomas) Calderone, and Harold Pace. She had 4 sisters; 5 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Dearborn. Burial was at Woodmere Cemetery under the direction of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home.

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KAURANEN, Viena
WATTON, MICHIGAN: Viena Korpi Kauranen, 91, died February 13, 2008 at the Baraga County Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit. She was born February 16, 1916 in Watton to Jacob and Susanna Ketola Korpi. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Covington, where she served with the Women's League and church choir. She enjoyed knitting, gardening, farming, and her cows. Survivors include three daughters, Elizabeth (Ralph) Bischof of Watton, and Gloria (Donald) Baril and Elsa (Albert "Bud") Clement, all of L'Anse; three sons, Melvin (Carol) Kauranen of Covington, and David (Karen) Kauranen and Rudolph (Elizabeth) Kauranen, all of Watton; 16 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jalmer; her parents; two sisters, Lillian Friberg and Sadie Smith; four brothers, Eino Korpi, Ero Korpi, Hugo Korpi, and Arne Korpi; a grandson, Donald Baril; and a great-grandson. Interment was at the Covington Township Cemetery.

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KEVRESON, Carolyn
HUNTINGTON WOODS, MICHIGAN: Carolyn I. Kevreson died July 31, 2007. She was born October 18, 1918 to Camden and Irene Deming Rayburn. She was a graduate of the University of Michigan. She was a singer. She was lead soloist for the University of Michigan Opera, and a soloist for WJR Radio. She sang with the Don Large Chorus, and was a performer at many concerts and churches. She was often featured at introductions of new automobile models in Detroit. She was a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was the beloved wife of 65 years of Milton L. Kevreson; the sister of Barbara Allen (Harold); and the aunt of Camden Allen, Carolyn Rudio, and Katherine Holton. She is also survived by her cousins; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and an infant brother. Services were held at the First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak. Arrangements were handled by A.J. Desmond and Sons Funeral Directors.

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KIBBLE, Bernice
MOUNT PLEASANT, MICHIGAN: Bernice J. Kibble, 80, died August 27, 2001. She was born July 27, 1921 in Pickford, MI to James and Vera Bassett Raynard. She was a former resident of Sault Ste. Marie. She attended Sacred Heart Church, and enjoyed gardening, reading and writing poetry. Survivors include her husband, Alfred J. Kibble; a daughter, Jeanette Kibble (fiance Ted Geib, Jr.) of Howard City; a son, Wayne (Vickie) Kibble of Hixson, TN; a sister, Evelyn Drow of Sault Ste. Marie; a sister-in-law, Sandy Raynard of Sault Ste. Marie; her nieces and nephews; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Rueben and Wayne Raynard. Services were held at Sacred Heart Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Lux Funeral Home.

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KIEFFER, Amelia
CHESANING, MICHIGAN: Amelia Eickholt Kieffer, 83, died December 28, 1959 at St. Mary's Hospital in Saginaw. She was born June 6, 1876 in Ottoville, OH. She is survived by two sons, Gerald of Chesaning, and Vern of Tucson, AZ; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Kieffer. Services were held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Interment was at Mount Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Walker Funeral Home.

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KIERPAUL, Henrietta
PRESCOTT, MICHIGAN: Henrietta Kierpaul died January 1, 2004 at the West Branch Regional Medical Center. She was born December 24, 1910. She was a longtime Prescott area resident, and was a member of the Chapel of the Lakes Church. Survivors include a brother, Joseph Kierpaul of Prescott; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. Interment was at Brookside Cemetery under the direction of Steuernol and McLaren Funeral Home.

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KIMBALL, Aurea
HOLLAND, MICHIGAN: Aurea Frances Vanek Kimball, 78, died February 21, 2006. She was born July 4, 1927 to Florence Vanek and Frank Vanek, Sr. She was a secretary for the Holland Credit Bureau, St. Augustine Seminary, St. Peter's Catholic Church, and First of America Bank. She attended St. Peter's Catholic Church. Survivors include her children, Kevin Kimball of Hamilton, Michael and Vicky Kimball of Allegan, Mary Kimball-Smith of Wyoming, Tara Kimball of Saugatuck, and Robert Kimball, James Kimball, and Barbara and Jamie Andrews, all of Holland; a sister-in-law, Lucille Smallwood of Cross Village; 8 grandsons; a great-grandson; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Robert E. Kimball; and a brother, Frank Vanek, Jr. Services were held at St. Peter's Catholic Church. Interment was at Gibson Cemetery under the direction of Lakeshore Memorial Services.

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KINKEMA, Lois
KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN: Lois Kinkema died March 4, 2008. She was born October 17, 1912 to Henry and Alice Hulsebos Ketel. She graduated from Hope College with a degree in education, and was a former schoolteacher. She was a longtime member of Bethany Reformed Church, and served as the former president of the Board of World Missions for the Reformed Church of America. She is survived by her husband, Henry J. Kinkema; three children, Joan Hall of Bay City, Robert (Lucille) Kinkema of Lincoln Park, and David (Pam) Kinkema of Fort Worth, TX; 6 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. Interment was at Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park under the direction of Langeland Family Funeral Home.

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KIRSCHNER, Ann
POWERS, MICHIGAN: Ann C. Kirschner, 85, died August 7, 2009. She was born August 26, 1923 in Powers, MI to John T. and Gladys King Nolde. She was an Avon representative for 25 years, and was also a caterer for weddings and parties. She attended St. John Neumann Church in Spalding, and enjoyed gardening, baking, and playing cards. She is survived by her husband, Joseph M. Kirschner; four daughters, Linda Lynch, Carlyn (Jim) Lynch, Marilyn (Bill) Kleikamp, and JoAnne (Ron) LaBelle; two sons, Ken (Pam) and Joseph (Teri) Kirschner; a sister, June Nolde of Powers; three brothers, Richard (Barbara) of Cincinnati, OH, Leo of Escanaba, and Lewis (Jean) Nolde of Hyde; 17 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Keith Kirschner; her parents; a sister, Elizabeth (Betty) Meeks; two brothers, Kenneth and Raymond Nolde; a son-in-law, Peter H. Lynch; and a grandson, Christian A. Lynch. Services were held at St. John Neumann Church. Burial was at Spalding Township Cemetery by Allo Funeral Home.

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KLOPFENSTEIN, Gertrude
TEMPERANCE, MICHIGAN: Gertrude Klopfenstein, 74, died January 12, 1980 at her residence. She had been a sewing machine operator for Hetrick Manufacturing with 30 years of service, and had also worked at National Tent and Awning. There were no known surviving relatives. Arrangements were handled by Farnham Mortuary.

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KNECHTEL, Verdalee
ELKTON, MICHIGAN: Verdalee E. Knechtel, 88, died May 5, 2007. She was born June 10, 1918 to the late Roy and Anna Heckroth Bouck. She enjoyed cooking and sewing. She attended Elkton United Methodist Church. She was a member of the United Methodist Women and a past member of the Elkton Women's Civic Club. She is survived by three daughters, Karen (Doug) Roth of Dryden, Darlene Wardhammar of Marysville, and Beth (Kent) Tibbits of Pigeon; a son, Robert (Diane) Knechtel of Scotch Plains, NJ; a brother, Charles (Virginia) Bouck of Elkton; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Waldron Knechtel; a sister, Lillian Kunsman; and four brothers, Orville, William, Olin and Floyd Bouck. Services were held at Elkton United Methodist Church. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery by Champagne Funeral Chapel.

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KOPACZEWSKI, Sister Helen Apollonia
LIVONIA, MICHIGAN: Sr. Helen Apollonia Kopaczewski, 91, died January 26, 1984 at the Felician Sisters Convent in Livonia. She had been a nun with the Felician Sisters for 75 years. She was a graduate of Mary Manse College, and was a longtime school teacher and principal in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania. Survivors include her nieces and nephews; and the Felician Sisters. Services were held at the Felician Sisters Convent in Livonia.

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KOPYLOWSKI, Jozef
DETROIT, MICHIGAN: Jozef Kopylowski, 65, died February 22, 2010. He was the husband of Lucyna Kopylowski; and the father of Barbara (Jaroslaw) Krupa, and Anna (Jaroslaw) Stelmasiewicz. He had 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at Ss. Peter and Paul Church (Westside). Interment was St. Hedwig Cemetery with arrangements by Sajewski Funeral Home.

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KORPIJARVI, Eero
MOHAWK, MICHIGAN: Eero Korpijarvi, 77, died November 26, 2010. He was born in Kalvia, Finland on August 23, 1933 to Ernest and Impi Laasko Korpijarvi. He came to the U.S. in the 1950s. He worked as a carpenter with Ray Winquist and Son, and also worked at Anderson Construction. He attended Bethany Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Sylvia Beckman Korpijarvi; a daughter, Lori (Henry) Gamez of Florida; a stepdaughter, Linda Chernetski; two stepsons, Ronald Savela, and Robert (Linda) Savela; a sister; 3 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and 9 step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; and a brother. Burial was at Lake View Cemetery in Calumet with arrangements by Erickson-Crowley Funeral Home.

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KRAPP, Marguerite
WARREN, MICHIGAN: Marguerite C. Krapp, 95, died March 13, 2009. She was born October 29, 1913 to the late Joseph DesRochers and Cecile Levesque DesRochers. She enjoyed bowling, sewing, crocheting, and camping. She sang with several different church choirs. She was the mother of Mary Lou (Patrick) Adamcik. She had 2 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Ivan DeClercq and H. Steven Krapp; and her parents. Services were held at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by D.S. Temrowski and Sons Funeral Home.

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KRZYKOWSKI, Regina
WARREN, MICHIGAN: Regina Krzykowski, 85, died March 28, 2005. She was born in Poland on September 2, 1919 to Wawrzyniec and Michalina Wojciechowski. She formerly worked in a military camp in Germany, and came to the U.S. in 1950. She worked at Pashkey Meat Packing Company for 20 years. She was a member of St. Dorothy Catholic Church. Survivors include a niece, Krystyna (Leonard) Palmeri; a great-niece and her great-nephews; and her relatives in Poland. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; eight siblings; and her parents. Services were held at St. Dorothy Catholic Church. Arrangements were entrusted to D.S. Temrowski and Sons Funeral Home.

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KULENIEKS, Boleslavs
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN: Boleslavs Kulenieks died December 22, 2010. He was born in Latvia on November 13, 1912. He is survived by his wife of 59, years Jadviga Kulenieks; two daughters, Renate (Jekabs) Berzkalns, and Lucija (Uldis) Kalejs; and a granddaughter. Services were held at Ss. Peter and Paul Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of Arsulowicz Brothers West Mortuary.

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KULWICKI , Marian
SOUTHGATE, MICHIGAN: Marian T. Kulwicki, 93, died November 8, 2010. She was born October 9, 1917. She was the sister-in-law of George Turgyan, and is also survived by four nephews and three nieces. Services were held at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Interment was at Our Lady of Hope Cemetery with arrangements by John Molnar Funeral Home.

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KUSHNER, Sidney
MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN: Sidney Lee Kushner, 75, died December 12, 2009. He was born in Chicago, IL on May 12, 1934 to Edward and Myrtle Kushner. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Linda Louise Kushner; a son, Justin John Kushner; two brothers, Sheldon (Lynn) of Atlanta, GA, and Alan of Portage; four stepchildren, Patricia, Laurie, Joseph, and Brian; 8 grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Iris. Services were held at Kainay Community Church. Arrangements were handled by J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home.

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LACHCIK, Walter
ALLEN PARK, MICHIGAN: Walter Lachcik, 80, died September 28, 2007. He was the father of Sharon (Bob) Feeney, Sandy (Scott) Elka, Sue (Rick) Arbogast, Walter (Holly) and Jim (Michele) Lachcik; and the brother of Stanley Lachcik. He had 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy. Services were held at St. Frances Cabrini Church. Interment was at Our Lady of Hope Cemetery under the direction of Weise Funeral Home.

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LADO, Janet
LAMBERTVILLE, MICHIGAN: Janet L. Lado, 70, died November 3, 2007 at the Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo. She was born February 17, 1937 in Wauseon, OH to James and Nina Rose Pontious Belding. She was a retired bus driver for the Bedford Public Schools with 18 years of service. She enjoyed playing cards, snowmobiling, and decorating for the holidays. She is survived by her children, Lennard (JoAnn) Lado of Osseo, and Londy (Steve) Fielder and Lori and Lisa Lado, all of Bedford Township; a sister, Mary June Trott; two sisters-in-law, Judy Lado of Adrian, and Rose Wikarski of Temperance; a brother-in-law, James (Andrea) Rosenberger of Hamilton, OH; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and a close friend, Gwen. She was predeceased by her husband, Louis Lado. Interment was at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park in Toledo, OH under the direction of Pawlak Funeral Home.

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LAIRD, Noma
LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN: Noma D. Knudsen Laird, 93, died December 28, 2009. She was born August 16, 1916 to Emery and Lula Knudsen. She worked at Star Watch Case Co., and was a former waitress at the Elks Lodge. She enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was a league bowler for over 50 years. She is survived by two daughters, Judith K. Granger of Ludington and DeLynn Osborn of Van Buren, AR; a brother-in-law, Robert Laird of Ludington; a sister-in-law, Helen Laird of Ludington; 5 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Laird; an infant daughter, Diane; her parents; two sisters, Cleola Hoyer and Ucille Hansen; and a son-in-law, Fred Granger. Burial was at Lakeview Cemetery by Alexander-Rye Funeral Home.

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LANTIS, Harley
GALESBURG, MICHIGAN: Harley D. Lantis died November 1, 2007 at Borgess Medical Center. He was born September 18, 1934 in Kalamazoo to Dolpfus Lantis and Frances Pfeiffer Lantis Roe. He retired from Wells Aluminum after 22 years, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Donna DeHaan Lantis; five children, Robin Payne of Galesburg, Nancy Ray of Battle Creek, Lu-Ann Lantis of Springfield, James Lantis of Gary, IN, and Rita Lowery of Newnan, GA; two brothers, David Lantis of Portage, and Forrest Lantis of Allegan; 22 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. He was married to Frankie M. Garrett Lantis for 16 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Donald Lantis. Interment was at Hickory Corners Cemetery under the direction of Langeland Family Funeral Homes.

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LAZAR, June
FLINT, MICHIGAN: June H. Lazar died November 25, 2010. She was born in Flint to Daniel J. Lazar, Sr. and Helen Lazar. She retired from Buick Motor Division, and was a member of Big Brothers and Big Sisters, the Industrial Business Girls' Association, the Tuesday Book of the Month Club, and Zonta International. She was a lifelong member of the Assyrian Church of the East, and held board positions with the Church Council and the Assyrian Cemetery Association. She is survived by her mother; a sister, Jeanette MacDonald; a brother, Dennis, Sr. (Karen); her nieces and nephews; 2 great-nieces; and a family friend, Chuck Abraham. She was preceded in death by her father; a brother, Daniel J. Lazar, Jr; her grandparents, Sam and Sharon Esse; and a brother-in-law, Donald F. MacDonald, Jr. Services were held at the Assyrian Church of the East. Interment was at the Assyrian Cemetery under the direction of Swartz Funeral Home.

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LEE, Myrtle
DETROIT, MICHIGAN: Myrtle Evans Lee, 66, died May 3, 1962 in Detroit. She was a former resident of St. Joseph, MO and Los Angeles, CA. She was survived by a sister, Mrs. Edith White of Detroit; and a cousin, Mrs. Louis Smith of St. Joseph, MO. Arrangements were handled by McFall Mortuary.

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LEHTI, Eleanore
CHASSELL, MICHIGAN: Eleanore B. Lehti, 87, died January 11, 2010. She was born in Chassell to Edward and Margaret Courchaine Brunell. She was a graduate of Suomi College. She and her husband formerly owned Lehti's Grocery Store in West Houghton. She attended St. Anne’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed wintering in Arizona and volunteering with the elderly. Survivors include a son, Howard (Valerie) Lehti of Grayling; 2 grandsons; 3 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Clarence Lehti. Services were held at St. Anne's Catholic Church. Burial was at Chassell Cemetery under the direction of O'Neill-Dennis Funeral Home.

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LENGERS, Margaret
WATERFORD, MICHIGAN: Margaret Lengers died May 16, 2009. She was born September 6, 1919. Survivors include her children, Mary and Larry Tison, Margaret and Rodger Testerman, John and Debbie Lengers, Ria and Brian LaBarge, Marty and Robin Lengers, and Alice and Doug Bowman; and 16 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerard Lengers. Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery under the direction of Coats Funeral Home.

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LESSNER, Louis
CHARLOTTE, MICHIGAN: Louis Charles Lessner, 93, died January 10, 2010. He was born October 14, 1917 in West Liberty, PA to Gabriel and Stella Wozniak Lecznar. He retired from Grolier Encyclopedia after over 30 years of employment. He crafted wooden toys for the Christmas Kiddies for 20 years, and enjoyed gardening, golf, hunting, dancing, table tennis, and playing bridge. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Eleanor Lessner; a daughter, Ann (Mark) Schwartz; a son, Bruce (Kristy) Lessner of Burleson, TX; and 7 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Neil. Arrangements were handled by Pray Funeral Home.

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LOBDELL, Earl I., Sr.
PINCKNEY, MICHIGAN: Earl I. Lobdell, Sr. died March 29, 1963 at Veterans Hospital. He was born December 14, 1895 in Bellwood, NE to Lora and Clara Lobdell. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I. He had lived in the Dexter area for 20 years, and was a former resident of Fullerton, NE. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Goldie Lobdell; three daughters, Elnora (Leo) DeVine, Leona (Walter) Orlowski, and Viola (Elmer) Holm; four sons, Earl, Jr., Stanley, Lora and Leroy; a brother, John; 31 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery.

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LOULAKIS, Nick
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN: Nick Loulakis, 77, died June 15, 2006. He was born in Detroit, MI on August 5, 1928 to Gus and Athena Kyratzis Loulakis. He was a truck driver for National Coney, and later worked in patient transport services for Harper-Grace Hospital in Detroit. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, and a member of Annunciation Cathedral in Detroit. He was a baseball fan and player. He is survived by a daughter, Constance McWherter of Clinton Township; 2 grandchildren; and his close friends, the Brummett family. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his companion, Mae Brummett. Arrangements were handled by Harold W. Vick Funeral Home.

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LOZON, Evelyn
GRAYLING, MICHIGAN: Evelyn Grace Jordan Lozon, 92, died November 28, 2006. She was born November 13, 1914 in Bay City to the late Henry and Emma Janette Brittan Jordan. She formerly worked at AuSable Souvenir Works, and enjoyed knitting, crocheting and sewing. She is survived by two daughters, Emma J. (Bob) Huskins of Auburn, and Gwen K. (Howard) Haselhuhn of Midland; 24 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Chester James Lozon; her sons, Chester James, Jr., Arthur Jerome, John Henry, Ernest Dale, and Richard Charles; a sister, Lillian Kalahar; and her parents. Interment was at Elmwood Cemetery with arrangements by Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home.

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LUMPKIN, Diamond
FLINT MICHIGAN: Diamond D. Lumpkin died April 17, 2007. He was born May 19, 1922 to Regan and Ocie Bell Lumpkin. He retired after 30 years of employment from Chevrolet Manufacturing Plant. He attended barber school in Los Angeles, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Vernon Chapel A.M.E. Church. He is survived by three children, Sheila (Willie) Lynch of Flint, and Brenda (Cornelius) Stephens and Diamond (Robin) Lumpkin, Jr., all of Atlanta, GA; three sisters, Tiney Wilson of Los Angeles, CA, Ella Williams of Victorville, CA, and Dorothy Cleaver of Las Vegas, NV; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Willia Jean Murray Lumpkin. Services were held at Vernon Chapel A.M.E. Church. Interment was at Lovedale Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home.

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LUTTRELL, Rose
LAMBERTVILLE, MICHIGAN: Rose Luttrell, 84, died May 2, 2005 at St. Anne Mercy Hospital. She was born August 29, 1920 in Toledo, OH to Marcian and Antoinette Czeslaw Blaszczyk. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, knitting, crocheting, camping, fishing, dancing, and crossword and jigsaw puzzles. She is survived by her husband, David "Dan" Luttrell; three daughters, Elizabeth (Charles) Gray of Lambertville, Cindy (Todd) Lutz of Temperance, and Bonnie Morrison of Holland, OH; a brother, Frank Blaszczyk; a sister, Sophia Zoldowski; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents; three sisters, Stella Green, Mary Mikulak, and Frances Moll; three brothers, Ted, John and Edward Blaszczyk; and a son-in-law, Hank Morrison, Sr. Interment was at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park under the direction of Pawlak Funeral Home.

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LYONS, Wilma
MAYBEE, MICHIGAN: Wilma Mae Lyons, 65, died December 31, 1991. She was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, the Tri-County Sportsmen's League and the Frenchtown Senior Citizens. Survivors include her husband, Edwin; three daughters, Sharon (Michael) Aksamit of Petersburg, Gloria (Thomas) Adler of Ida, and Janet (John) Curth of Tecumseh; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Bertha Hackman; and a son, Dale A. Lyons. Services were held at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. Interment was at Michigan Memorial Park in Flat Rock with arrangements by Capaul Funeral Home.

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LYSKAWA, Richard
DETROIT, MICHIGAN: Richard Lyskawa died November 28, 2006. He was born August 11, 1928. He was the husband of Wanda Lyskawa; the father of Kathy (Mark) Adolph, Keith (Vicki), Sharon (Mike) Brown, Frances LaFond, James (Chris), Joe (Jill), and Lisa (Rick) Rousseau; the brother of Virginia (Jack) Hammerschmidt and Lillian Sperkowski; and the brother-in-law of Adele Belasco, Emma Borylo, and Mary Lyskawa. He had 21 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by L.J. Griffin Funeral Home.

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