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PATRICIA McKERCHIE
Patricia S. McKerchie of Sault Ste. Marie passed away at Tendercare Nursing Home on December 8, 2001. She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on November 6, 1940.
Surviving Pat McKerchie is her mother, Dorothy Riley of Lawrence, Michigan; her husband, James "Skip" McKerchie of Sault Ste. Marie; her three sons, Raymond Williams of Grand Rapids, Kelly Cartwright and Teddy Cartwright both of Tiffin, Ohio. Also surviving are her three daughters, Cheryl Atherton of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Wendy Martin of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. and Carllotte Cartwright of Milwaukee, Wisc. Pat has one sister, Marilyn Doyle of Lawrence, Mich.
Visitation for Patricia McKerchie will be held at Hovie Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 11 from 10 to 11 a.m. Funeral services will be held after visiting at 11 a.m. at Hovie Funeral Home also on December 11 with Pastor Swartz officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left for diabetes research.

EVA GALAROWICZ
Eva V. Galarowicz, 89, formerly of Sault Ste. Marie, died Thursday, December 6, 2001 at St. Benedict's Rest Home in Niles, Illinois, where she resided for the last 12 years.
Eva was born in Goetzville, Michigan on November 15, 1912, a daughter of the late Jacob and Mary Galarowicz. Eva spent most of her life in Sault Ste. Marie where she was a cook and housekeeper at St. Mary's rectory and later at Nativity rectory. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabelle and St. Mary's Nativity and St. Stanislaus Kostka parishes.
Eva enjoyed growing houseplants, and playing cards but her greatest enjoyment came from spending time sitting with the children of the family and friends.
Eva was preceded in death by three brothers, Martin Beatty, John Galarowic and Joseph Galarowic; as well as a sister, Blanche Murphy.
She is survived by one sister, Sophia Kovatch of Chippewa Falls, Wisc. and a sister-in-law, Margaret Galarowic of Goetzville; as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews; great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Eva Galarowicz was held in the chapel at St. Benedict's on Saturday, December 8. There will be The Rite of Committal at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Cemetery in Goetzville at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 13 followed by a Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Church in Goetzville with Fr. Jacek Wtyklo, celebrant.
The Reamer Funeral Home of Pickford is handling arrangements.

DEATH NOTICES
HIRT, GEORGE ARNOLD, formerly of the Sault area, passed away at Metron Nursing Home in Allegan on December 8, 2001. Mr. Hirt was born January 10, 1949. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Hovie Funeral Home.

TALENTINO, JOHN EUGENE, passed away at the VA Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. on December 7, 2001. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Hovie Funeral Home.

FREDERICK LUDWIG
Frederick E. Ludwig, Sr. MD, 92, of Barbeau, Mich. died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry early Saturday morning.
Dr. Ludwig was born on April 8, 1909 in Portland, Mich., a son of Claud and Ruby (Neuman) Ludwig. He spent his childhood years in Lansing. In 1931, he graduated from Michigan State College, East Lansing, with a BS degree in Bacteriology. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor in 1936. After an internship at Hurley Hospital in Flint he settled in Port Huron and began practice as a physician and surgeon until his retirement in 1996. Dr. Fred practiced medicine in Port Huron for 60 years. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942-1946 in the Pacific Theater as a PT Boat Squadron Physician until his ship, the USS Niagara, was sunk. Other assignments followed in Naval hospitals located in Guadalcanal, New Caledonia, and Portsmith, Va. While in the Navy he pioneered the \wet' treatment of severe thermal burns with a solution he designed. This treatment helped many injured servicemen survive. He attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander. Dr. Fred is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Claud; and his sister, Rosamund.
Dr. Fred had a great interest in birds, and became a licensed bird bander in 1927 and continued this hobby throughout his life. With his sons, his efforts helped quantify the effect of industrial pollution of the Great Lakes on birds, fish, and humans. A serious football fan, he had season tickets for the University of Michigan Football games for more than 60 years. He was a 32nd degree Mason, a Kiwanis member, both affiliations in Port Huron, and was active in the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan. In 1998, he and his wife moved to Barbeau.
Survivors include his wife, the former Genevive Pinson, whom he married on June 25, 1936; sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. "Ted" and Barb of Barbeau, and Dr. Jim and Alison of Kingsville, Ont., Canada; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
According to Dr. Fred's wishes, his body was donated to the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor. A Memorial service to celebrate the life of Dr. Fred will be held at St. James Episcopal Church in Sault Ste. Marie on March 18 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Murphy officiating.
Memorials may be directed to the University of Michigan Medical School in his honor.
Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry assisted the family with arrangements.

MARIE HOGARTH
Marie E. Hogarth of W. 4th Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Sunday, March 3, 2002 at her home. She was born July 21, 1920 in Sugar Island.
She is a member of St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.
Mrs. Hogarth is survived by a son, John Hogarth of Sault Ste. Marie; four daughters, Betty Caron of Windsor, Ont., Evelyn Cardamoni of Sault Ste. Marie, Irene Pavlat of Sault Ste. Marie, and Rosemary Brabant of Sault Ste. Marie; one brother, Melvin Frechette of Sugar Island; one sister, Agnes Frechette of Sault Ste. Marie; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, John Hogarth on December 10, 1982.
Visitation will be held from 2 until 4 p.m. and from 7 until 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 at Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home. Prayers will be at 8 p.m. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 6 at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church with Father John Hascall officiating. Final resting place will be in Wilwalk Cemetery in the spring.
Memorial contributions to Hospice of Chippewa County would be appreciated.
Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

DEATH NOTICE
PARADISO, ROSE B., of Lizzie Street in Sault Ste. Marie passed away March 4, 2002 at War Memorial Hospital. She was born December 7, 1906 in Sault Ste. Marie. Arrangements will be announced at a later date by Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home.

LAURA MADISON
Laura E. Madison, 87 of St. Ignace died Saturday morning at 10:30 at Mackinac Straits Hospital Long Term Care. She was born December 7, 1913 in Moran Twp. in the home she still owns, 826 Portage Street, St. Ignace. Her parents were Charles E. and Olive Ann (Blanchard) Madison. She graduated from high school and attended busines school in Escanaba, and was a book keeper most of her life. She worked at a Government job at City Hall called AAA from 1947 and into the 50's. She then worked for John Ruegg at the Firestone Store (now Ace Hardware), and also at Evergreen Shores School.
She is a lifetime member of the United Methodist Church in St. Ignace.
She is survived by nieces and nephews, Martin "Jim" Tarnutzer, Helen Bos, Richard Madison, Jay Madison, Martha Green, and Barbara Hall; 20 great nieces, nephews and great great nieces and nephews. She was preceeded in death by three sisters and one brother, Helen Green in 1981, Hazel Tarnutzer in 1932, Martha Ware in 1992, and Burton Madison in 1981. Also two nieces, Laura Tarnutzer and Ethel Madison.
Friends may call Dodson Funeral Home on Monday from 4-7 p.m. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in St. Ignace with Rev. John Elliott officiating. Burial will be in Gros Cap Cemetary in the Madison lot.
Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church or the Medical Care Facility with envelopes available at Dodson Funeral Home, St. Ignace.

FRANCES FEGAN
Frances A. Fegan, of Dafter Township, passed away on November 14, 2001 at War Memorial Hospital. She was born in McCarron, Michigan on May 28, 1911.
Mrs. Fegan is survived by her two sons Merlin (Barbara) Fegan of Brimley, Michigan and Jim(Dorothy) Fegan of Champion, Michigan. She is also survived by her brother Robert Dyer of National City, Michigan and her sister Beatrice Brisson of Detour, Michigan. She is preceded in death by her husband Alvin Fegan, and her brothers George, Glenn, Willard, Norman and Allen Dyer.
Frances Fegan was a longtime resident of Dafter Township and very active in the community. She was a member of the Christie School Board of Education, the 4-H Club and the Brimley V.F.W. Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Dafter Presbyterian Church and active with Sunday school and choir.
Visitation will be held at Hovie Funeral Home on Sunday November 18, from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Funeral services for Mrs. Fegan will be held on Monday November19, 2001 at 2:00 P.M. at Hovie Funeral Home with Reverend LeRoy Case officiating. Interment will follow at North Rudyard Cemetery. Memorials may be left to the charity of one's choice in the name of Frances A. Fegan.

HELEN VOURNAKIS
Helen Vournakis, of Bingham Ave. in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2001 at Tendercare Nursing Home. She was born in Myrtia, Greece on August 22, 1904. 
She was a member of the St. George Greek Orthodox Church and the Greek Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by one son, John M. Vournakis of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; one daughter, Fay Mente of Midland, Michigan; and one granddaughter, Suzanna McArdle. She is preceded in death by her husband, Michael Vournakis (1948); parents: Nickolas and Suzanna Stavrakos; and a grandson, Michael Mente.
Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, November 18, 2001 at Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, November 19, 2001 at St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Her final resting place will be Riverside Cemetary in the springtime. Memorial contributions may be made to St. George Greek Orthodox Church.

ROBERT ELSNER
Robert Michael Elsner, 81, of Newberry, died suddenly Thursday morning November 15, 2001 in Big Rapids, Michigan.
Born February 28, 1920 in Engadine, son of the late Michael and Gustina (Gohl) Elsner, Robert was a 1937 graduate of Newberry High School. A veteran of World War II serving in the United States Navy, Robert was stationed in the Philippines and served until his honorable discharge on January 9, 1946. He returned to the area where he owned and operated a dairy farm in Engadine for several years and later was employed at the former Newberry Regional Mental Health Center for 20 years, retiring in 1985 as an Attendant Nurse Supervisor. Robert was a member of the First Presbyteria n Church in Newberry, a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Post #8372 in Engadine, the American Legion Post #74, the B.P.O.E. #1705 and the McMillan Lodge #400 F & AM all of Newberry. His hobbies and interests included woodworking and traveling.
Besides his parents, Robert is preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. Survivors include his wife, the former Christine Handy of Newberry; children Ralph (Barbara) of Barryton, Tom (Lynne) of Grayling, Patricia (Al) Shaneen of Douglas, Janet (Chuck) Labron of Sault Ste. Marie, Kathy Elsner of Ypsilanti and Barbara Levison of Jacksonville, FL; step-daughters Kathy (Robert) Johnson of Riverview, FL, Mary Jo (Steven) Meehan of Dafter and Sandra Laug of Rochester, MN; 15 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; sister Rosaline Corp of Maumee, OH.
Memorial services will be held Monday, November 19, 2001 at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Newberry with Pastor Nancy Barkat officiating. Inurnment services will be held at a later date at Forest Home Cemetary in Newberry with the V.F.W. Post #8372 of Engadine conducting military rites. 
Those who wish may contribute to the First Presbyterian Church in Newberry or to the V.F.W. Post #8372 in Engadine in memory of Robert Michael Elsner. 
Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry is assisting the family.

JANE STONE
Jane D. Stone, age 80 of S. Sturgeon Bay Road, Drummond Island, Michigan passed away at her home at 4:57 a.m. on Friday morning, November 16, 2001. 
Jane was born in Youngstown, Ohio on July 14, 1921 and moved to Drummond Island as a permanent resident with her husbandf in 1986 from Grosse Isle, Michigan She had also lived in St. Ignace, Michigan from 1956 until 1962.
She was a volunteer tutor in the Drummond Island Elementary School until 2000 and also volunteered at the Morley School for Metropolitan Detroit Youth in the 1960s.
Jane was a member of the Drummond Island Golf Club and attended the Drummond Island Lutheran Church. She was a former member of the Grosse Isle St. James Episcopal Church where she was a member of the Women's Auxiliary. She enjoyed golfing, playing bridge, reading, gardening and was a nature lover.
She is survived by three sons: James D. (Marguerite) Stone of Holland, Michigan; Michael J. (Chris) Stone of Cincinnati, Ohio; and Thomas M. Stone of Troy, Michigan; one daughter, Amy M. Stone of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; five grandchildren: Marc Andrew Wojno, Molly Wojno, Nicole Stone, Jamie Stone, and Katherine Stone.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James M. Stone on December 26, 1998, one sister, Helen Muma, and one brother, William Brenick.
Memorial services will be held on Monday, November 19, 2001 at 11 a.m. at the Drummond Island Lutheran Church with Deacon Charles Krahnke officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the Drummond Island Elementary School.
The Reamer Funeral Home of Pickford, Michigan, is handling arrangements.

Death Notices
COX, THOMAS W., 94, of Port Arthur, Ontario died November 17, 2001 at War Memorial Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Hovie Funeral Home.

Joyce Sanderson
Joyce Ann (Corbiere) Sanderson, 65, of Stockbridge, Mich., died April 5, 2000 at home with her family.
She was born on October 9, 1934 on Sugar Island, Mich., to the late Theodore and Jeanette (McCoy) Corbiere. She was a member of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians and of the Batchawanna First Nation of Rankin Reserve.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Sanderson, Jr.; eight children, Linda (Mick) Gibb of LaSalle, Ontario, Cheryl (Dennis) Annett of Fowlerville, Mich., William (Gloria) Blair of Phoenix, Ariz., Karen (John) Keough of Howell, Mich., Garry (Tammy) Blair of Mio, Mich., Randall (Brenda) Blair of Frankfort, Ky., Robert (Jo) Sanderson III of Howell, Mich., and Terri (Bill) Sanderson of Howell, Mich.; six siblings, Emery "Dood" (Donna) Corbiere of Sugar Island, Mich., Gordan (Connie) Corbiere of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Gerald "Wayne" (Joan) Corbiere of Pagosa Springs, Colo., Arlene King of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Judy (Gary) Knutsen of Brimley, Mich., and Donald (Karen) Corbiere of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.; 25 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
Joyce Ann was a loving, selfless, brave person. She was a family historian who enjoyed playing bingo, crafting, and the outdoors.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 8 at Dillingham-Liverance-Niblack Funeral Home in Fowlerville. Burial followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

CHARLES BALES
Charles Clay Bales, 74, of 4501 West 135th, Cleveland, Ohio, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2000.
Mr. Bales was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. on November 9, 1925. He was a World War II Navy veteran.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years Betty (Roe) Bales; two daughters, Bette Noel (Harold) Knecht and Charlys Kay (Richard) Henricksen; four grandchildren, David (Kim) Knecht, Debi (Richard) Readinger, Christopher (Amy) Henricksen, and Chaundra (Rick) Catrone; and three great-grandchildren, Matthew Knecht, Logan and Charles Readinger. Mr. Bales is also survived by one sister, Elizabeth Piippo and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Donna (Banks) Bales.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. at the Lakewood Presbyterian Church on Saturday, August 19.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1400 S. Carpenter, Iron Mountain, MI 49801 or the charity of your choice.

DELORES EASTERBROOK
Delores Gene Easterbrook, 77, of Warren, Michigan passed away at the home of her daughter in Washington, Mich. on February 8, 2001.
Gene was born in Haslett, Michigan on August 23, 1923. She was a resident of Cedarville, Michigan for many years before moving to Warren, Michigan where she has been a resident for the past 23 years. She and her husband had owned the North Side Heat Treat in Madison Heights for several years.
She is survived by three daughters, Catherine "Day" Bishop of Warren, Michigan, Delores (Norman) Nye of Washington, Michigan and Vickie Harold of Hialeah, Florida; daughter-in-law, Louise Easterbrook of Cedarville, Michigan; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one sister, Wilma Cebulski of Livonia, Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Red" Easterbrook in 1978; a son, Ronald E. Easterbrook on 1991; and a sister, Bethel Engelter in 1987.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 10 from 3 until 9 p.m. at the Hopcroft Funeral Home, 31145 John Rd. in Madison Heights, Michigan and Monday, February 12 from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Reamer Funeral Home in Pickford, Mich. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 13 at 11 a.m. at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Cedarville, Mich. with Pastor Jerry Rossow officiating. The body will rest at the church for one half hour before services. Burial will be in Cedar Cemetery in Cedarville, Mich. in the spring. 
Memorials may be left to the Henry Ford Hospice or the LMAS Home Health and Hospice, 749 Hombach Street, St. Ignace, MI 49781.

JOSEPH LaCROSS
Joseph L. LaCross of E. 8th Ave., in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2001 at War Memorial Hospital. 
Mr. LaCross worked as a TV Repairman for many years. He also worked at Woolworth's for several years. He was a member of the D.A.V., a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was an avid fisherman.
He is survived by his wife, Anita (Kuglin) LaCross; four children, Lewis (Christine) LaCrosse, Randolph (Nancy) LaCrosse, Duane LaCrosse and Lu Anne (Gene) Dluzniewski; five grandchildren, Mona LaCrosse, Michael (Cindy) LaCrosse, David (Krystal) LaCrosse, Christopher (Ryan) LaCrosse, and Dawn (Byran) LaCrosse; and four great-grandchildren, Brandon LaCrosse, David Michalski, Shelby LaCrosse and Selena LaCrosse. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Louise (LaMothe) LaCrosse; sister, Marie Gladys Maki; and brother, Raymond (Pee Wee) LaCrosse.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 10, 2 p.m. at the First Church of Christ with Gary L. Wackler, Minister officiating.
Arrangements are being handled by Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home.

DEATH NOTICES
CAMPBELL, JAMES C., 57, of S. Airport Road, St. Ignace died February 7, 2001 at Northern Michigan Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete, and handled by Dodson Funeral Home, St. Ignace.

ROGERS, ALLIE M., III, 40, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away February 8, 2001 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, but will be announced by Hovie Funeral Home.

CATHERINE LaFAVER
Catherine A. "Cuddy" LaFaver, 76, of Sault Ste. Marie died Friday, March 1, 2002 at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie.
She was born May 20, 1925 in Sault Ste. Marie and was a member of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians. She worked for several years at Crisp Laundry and also was employed at different times at the tannery in Algonquin and at War Memorial Hospital. She was a wonderful cook and baker. Cuddy enjoyed spending the holidays with her family. She had a great sense of humor and was generous to her family and friends.
She is survived by a brother, Clinton "Bunky" (Cleda) LaFaver Jr. of the Sault; five sisters, Alice (Mike) Beauchamp of New York, Elda (John "Bill") Mackey of the Sault, Dorothy (John) Murphy of the Sault, Carol (Wayne) Spring of Barbeau and Marlene Scruton of the Sault; and 31 nieces and nephews, several great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Clinton and Julia (Pigeon) LaFaver Sr.; two sisters, Rita Margaret LaFaver and Shirley Parrish; and two nieces, Michelle Berry and Saralyn Clerc.
Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Monday and again from 7- 9 p.m. with prayers scheduled for 8 p.m. at the Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's ProCathedral Church with Father Ted Brodeur officiating.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be left to St. Mary's School.

WILLIAM LOWE
William E. "Ed" Lowe, 93, of Seymour Street in Sault Ste. Marie died Friday March 1, 2002 at the Tendercare Nursing Home. 
He was born July 7, 1908 in Sault Ste. Marie and was a member of the Moose Lodge in Indiana.
He is survived by his wife, Adelaide (Studener) Lowe whom he married on April 8, 1945 in Detroit; a son, Alan (Diane) Lowe of Blind River, Ont.; two daughters, Shirley (Raymond) Bouchard of Blind River, Ont. and Audrey McGaughy of Moline, Ill ; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held from 12 noon until the time of services on Monday at the Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor Gordon Miller officiating.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

DEATH NOTICE
BRUNO, LLOYD A., 83, of Sault Ste. Marie died Saturday, March 2, 2002 at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Hovie Funeral Home.

MAE KRASIEJKO
Mae Elizabeth Krasiejko of W. 24th Ave. in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. and formerly of Gaylord died Sunday, April 2, 2000 at War Memorial Hospital in the Sault. She was born February 26, 1923 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Mrs. Krasiejko was a member of St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Sault Ste. Marie. She lived and worked in the Gaylord area for 43 years moving to the Sault in April of 1989.
She is survived by a son, Henry J. (Mary) Krasiejko of Cooks, Mich.; and three grandchildren, Brenda (Jason) Barron of Quinnesec, Mich., Sarah (Shane) Clement of Marquette, Mich., and David Krasiejko of Cooks, Mich.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Krasiejko in December of 1988; parents, Dennis and Mae "Peggy" (Thurston) Brawn; and one sister, Marion Dymond.
Visitation will be for family only. Funeral services will be Thursday, April 6 at 1 p.m. at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Sault Ste. Marie with Father John Hascall officiating. Final resting place will be in Fairview Cemetery in Gaylord, Mich.

FAYDA GREEN
Fayda J. Green, 55, of Moran died unexpectedly early Tuesday morning, April 4, 2000 at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey following a heart attack. She was born April 17, 1944 in Moran to August and Jean (Wiertella) Novenske. She graduated from Rudyard High School, and worked in many restaurants in St. Ignace area; and latest was Mgr./Bartender of the Moose Lodge #999. She was an excellent cook. She is a member of the Moose Lodge and College of Regents. She also is a member of St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband, Joe Green whom she married November 24, 1990. Her children, Ronald (Stacy) Massey of Pickford, Bob (Tina) Massey of St. Ignace, Cindy (Paul) Brown of St. Ignace, Sheri (Matt) Oja of St. Ignace, Stacy Massey and Joe Maki of Brutus; step-children, Joe Jr. (Sue) Green of Moran, Brian Green of Pellston, Kim (Dennis) Murphy of Howell, Crystal (Brent) Garries of St. Ignace, Bill (Denise) Green of Moran; two brothers, Rod (Linda) Novenske of Evergreen Shores; a sister, Vonnie (Vern) Erskine of Moran; nine grandchildren; and 11 step-grandchildren.
Friends may call at Dodson Funeral Home on Thursday, April 6 from 4 to 8 p.m. A Moose memorial service will be at 7 p.m. and Parish Prayers will be at 8 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be on Friday, April 7 at 10 a.m. with Fr. C. Michael Rhoades, Fr. Norbert B. Landreville, and Deacon Donald Olmstead officiating. Burial will be in Brevort Township Cemetery, Allenville.

DONALD MILES
Donald R. Miles, 92, of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2000 at Michigan Masonic Home in Alma, Mich.
On July 3, 1907, he was born the son of Douglas and Fanny (Thorp) Miles in Marinette, Wisc. Mr. Miles was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Masonic Bethel Lodge.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Verna; two daughters, Karen Stabile of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., and Zona Dahlmann of Chugiak, Alaska; a son, Glen Miles of Talkeetna, Alaska; six grandchildren, Kim Stabile (Vern) Shadnaw of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Don (Karen) Stabile of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Deb Stabile (Dave) Schweitzer of Traverse City, Mich., Paul (Lori) Stabile of Waterford, Mich., Tawni Dahlmann of Bandera, Texas, and Pete Dahlmann of West Sacramento, Calif.; ten great-grandchildren, Derek, Kyle, and Jacki Stabile, Ginny and Kara Shadnaw, Nikki and Alexandra Schweitzer, Alyssa, Joey, and Libby Stabile.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; and a sister.
Visitation for Mr. Miles will be held on Thursday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church. Funeral services will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church with Pastor Jeff Kuenzel officiating. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Memorials may be left to the First Baptist Church.
Hovie Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.


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