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Lester Wayne Ford

Age 37, Of Mt. Morris died Saturday January 30, 1999 as result of an automobile accident. Funeral services will be 11am Tuesday from Miles Martin Funeral with burial in Flint Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday 6-9pm., Monday 9am - 9pm and Tuesday 9am until time of funeral at 11am. Memorials may be considered for a family fund in lieu of flowers, envelopes are available at the funeral home. Born August 21, 1961 in Flint the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester F. and Betty (Tracy) Ford. He married Spears February 14, 1994. Surviving are his wife Peggy; 3 Daughters: Amy Bancroft; Angela Bancroft; and Autumn Bancroft all of Mt. Morris; 2 Grandchildren: Sierra Duty and Anthony Duty Jr.; Parents: Lester F. and Betty Ford of Mt. Morris; 2 Sisters and 1 Brother: Sandra and husband Harold Lee of Clio; Richard Ford of Mt. Morris; Amber Yorks of Mt. Morris; Frances Ford of Mt. Morris; Several nieces and nephews. 

Robert Schultz

Age 76, Of Mt. Morris died Saturday January 30, 1999 at Fostrian Manor. Funeral service will take place 9:30 AM Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Gerald Ploof officiating with burial in New Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 6-9 PM Sunday, 2-9 PM Monday ,Tuesday Family and Friends will gather at the church for Holy Mass at 9:30 AM. Robert was born September 29, 1922 the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence P. and Mildred B. (Taylor) Schultz. Mr. Schultz lived in Flint most of his life. He retired in 1974 from Buick Motor Co. Robert was a member of the American Legion, and a disabled American Veteran, of WW II, in which he received a purple heart. Mr. Schultz was a lover of music, books, golf and baseball. Survivors include: 1 sister Mary Jane and husband Robert Mac Donald of Flushing; 2 Nieces Diane and Husband Gary Deitering of Flushing; Nancy and husband Tim Burns of Clio; Great nieces and nephews Dan & Danielle, and Chris Burns; Joe, Michelle, & Eric Deitering Special care giver Prudence Parker of Mt. Morris. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the cancer foundation or the charity of your choice. 

Donna M. McPherson
Age 76, Of Mt. Morris died Thursday January 28, 1999 at McLaren Regional Medical Center. There will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation has taken place. Donna was born March 31, 1922 in Dresser, Wisconsin. She was married to Clyde McPherson who pre-ceded her in death in 1987. She is survived by 2 Brothers: Jack Lutz Sr. of Alger, Leroy Lutz of Flint. Also 16 Nieces and Nephews. 

Charles P. Lewis

Of Mt. Morris, age 60, died Wednesday, January 27, 1999 at Genesys Health Park. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 1, 1999 at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Gerald Ploof officiating. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Family will be present to receive friends at Miles Martin Funeral Home on Saturday 12-9 PM, Sunday 2-9 PM. On Monday, family will meet at the funeral home for prayers at 10:30 A.M. and then proceed to church for Holy Mass at 11 A.M. Family, friends, and parish will gather at the funeral home at 7:00 P.M. Sunday for Rosary and 3rd Degree Service by the Knights of Columbus # 4285, followed by 4th Degree Service by the Knights of Columbus # 0524 at 7:30 P.M. For those desiring, contributions may be considered for the family fund.Mr. Lewis was born December 31, 1938 in Flint, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd B. and Lura F. (Kimball) Lewis. He and Monica B. McAuliffe were united in marriage June 1, 1963 at St. Agnes Church in Flint. Mr. Lewis has been a long time member of the Mt. Morris Community, St. Mary's parish, and the 4th Degree Holy Family Knights of Columbus # 4285. He worked 18 years at Freeman Pontiac. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching sports and horse races. Surviving are; wife: Monica, 5 children: Charles and wife Amy Lewis of Flint, Cathy and husband Dale Hitchcock of Montrose, George and wife Sue Lewis of Clio, Lura and husband John Lamb of Montrose, and Jennifer and husband Dennis White of Mt. Morris. 16 Grandchildren: Rick, Will, Ashtian, Timmy, Blake, Johnny, Dillon, Cortney, Austin, Lance, Devin, Billy, Jordan, George, Emalie, and Carter. Mother; Lura F. Lewis, brother; Gordon and wife Sandy Lewis, 3 sisters; Joann and husband Richard Bennett, Diane and husband Eldon Prosch, and Darcy and husband Dave Leonardson, several nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by daughter Monica Lynn and father; Lloyd B. Lewis. 

Grace Marie Marshall

Of Mt. Morris, age 60, died Wednesday, January 27, 1999 at Genesys Health Park. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 1, 1999 at Miles Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Fr. Gerald Ploof officiating. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Family will be present to receive friends on Saturday 12-9 PM, Sunday 2-9 PM. On Monday, family will meet at the funeral home for prayers and then proceed to church for holy mass at 11 A.M.. Family. Friends and parish will gather at the funeral home at 7:00 P.M. Sunday for Rosary and 3rd Degree Service by the Knights of Columbus # 4285, followed by 4th Degree Service by the Knights of Columbus # 0524 at 7:30 P.M..Mr. Lewis was born December 31, 1938 in Flint, Michigan, the son of Lloyd B. and Lura F. (McAuliffe) Lewis. He and Monica B. McAuliffe were united in marriage June 1, 1963 at St. Agnes Church in Flint. Mr. Lewis has been a long time member of the Mt. Morris Community, St. Mary's parish, and the 4th Degree Holy Family Knights of Columbus # 4285. He worked 18 years at Freeman Pontiac. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching sports and horse races. Surviving are; wife: Monica, 5 children: Charles and wife Amy Lewis of Flint, Cathy and husband Dale Hitchcock of Montrose, George and wife Sue Lewis of Clio, Lura and husband John Lamb of Montrose, and Jennifer and husband Dennis White of Mt. Morris. 16 Grandchildren: Rick, Will, Ashtian, Timmy, Blake, Johnny, Dillon, Cortney, Austin, Lance, Devin, Billy, Jordan, George, Emalie, and Carter. Mother; Lura F. Lewis, brother; Gordon and wife Sandy Lewis, 3 sisters; Joann and husband Richard Bennett, Diane and husband Eldon Prosch, and Darcy and husband Dave Leonardson, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by daughter Monica Lynn and father; Lloyd B. Lewis. 

Grace Marie Marshall

Age 80, of Mt. Morris died Tuesday January 26, 1999 at McLaren Regional Medical Cntr. Funeral service will take place 1:00 P.M. Saturday at the Miles Martin Funeral Home, Rev. Raymond Swartz officiating with burial in Flint Memorial Park. The family will received friends at the funeral home 6-9 PM Thursday, 9-9 Friday , and on Saturday from 9:00 AM until time of service at 1:00 PM Mrs. Marshall was born November 16, 1918 in Flint, Michigan the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis and Lottie (Mason) Stinson. Grace married William Williams in 1941. He preceded her in death in 1968. She then married Clarence Marshall October 29, 1971. Surviving are Husband Clarence: 4 Sons and 1 Daughter: Tom and wife Joyce Williams of Burton, Gerald and wife Sandy Williams of Florida, Richard and wife Donna Williams of West Branch, Danny K. Williams of Mt. Morris, a Step-son and a Step-Daughter: Yenita Frasher of Fla. Jerry Marshall of Flint. 24 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband William in 1968 a son Dave . 

Willie Vester Allen

Age 59, of Mt. Morris died January 25, 1999 at Genesys Hospice in Goodrich. Funeral Services will take place at 1:00 PM Thursday, January 28, 1999 at Miles Martin Funeral Home, Rev. Michael Durbin officiating with burial at Flint Memorial Park. The Family will receive friends 6-9pm Tuesday, 9-9pm Wednesday and on Thurday from 9am unil the time of service. Memorial contributions are suggested for Genesys Hospice. She was born on February 22, 1939 in Wetumpka, Alabama, the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Benjamin F. and Dorothy E. (Nabors) Kent. She married Aaron C. Allen on June 4, 1955. She was a member of North End Baptist Church. Mrs. Allen is survived by: husband, Aaron; 3 sons and 1 daughter, Jerry B. Allen of Georgia, Michael A. and wife Karen Allen of Mt. Morris, William C. and wife Charlene Allen of Jacksonville FL, Patricia and husband David Harcz of Mt. Morris; 6 grandchildren, Jeremy Allen, Anthony Arndt, Matthew Allen, Alisa Allen, Andrew Harcz, Jesse Harcz. 

Darren Jack Weinmueller

Of Vassar, age 36, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 26, 1962 in Saginaw the son of Mr. And Mrs. Jack and Lorraine Weinmueller, Left to cherish his parents; brothers and sisters, Danny Weinmueller of Vassar, Diane Billips of N.C., Dean and wife Teresa Weinmueller of S.C., Dawn and husband Brian Boomsma of Grand Rapids; 5 nephews, Hans and Erich Weinmueller of S.C., Benjamin Bryant and Brandon Billips of N.C.; 1 niece, Bridget Billips of Vassar; 2 uncles; 4 aunts; many cousins. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday at Juniata Baptist Church with Rev. Dean Bryan and Mr. Joe Cox officiating. Burial at Riverside Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 1-9 PM on Tuesday. On Wednesday Darren will be taken to church to lie in state where friends may call from 10:00 AM until time of services at 11:00 AM. Memorials may be considered for C.E.F. or Juniata Christian Schools. 

Billie I. Hutchnson

Age 69 of Genesee Twp. died Wednesday January 20, 1999 at McLaren Regional Medical Cntr. Funeral services will be 11 AM Saturday from Miles Martin Funeral Home. Rev. Patricia Sexton officiating. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Mr. Hutchinson was born Nov. 16, 1929 in Carter Cnty., Tennesee the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Garrett and Ida Rose (Stout) Hutchinson. He and Hazel Blevins were united in marriage June 24, 1955. He was a Veteran of the US Army during the Korean War with Company L, 21st Inf. Regiment. He retired from GM as a Committeeman and Shop Committeeman at Buick with 38 years service. He was a member of the UAW Local #599. Surviving are: wife: Hazel; 2 daughters: Sandra and husband Ron Withey of Burton; Sherry and husband Gerald Eisinger of Goodrich; 7 grandchildren; 1 sister and 2 brothers: Jane Hutchinson of Shady Valley, TN.; Jim and wife June Hutchinson of Shady Valley, TN.; R. G. and wife Alice Hutchinson of Las Vegas, NV.; Several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother Harry Hutchinson. In lieu of flowers, donations to the kidney fund would be appreciated. 

Charles Wesley Mott

Age 94, of Mt. Morris died Monday, January 18, 1999 at home. Funeral services will be 1:00pm Thursday, from Miles Martin Funeral Home. Mr. Donald Gray, officiating. Burial in Warren Township Cemetery in Coleman, Michigan at 4:00 pm. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6pm Tuesday, 9-2 and 4-9 pm on Wednesday, and Thursday from 9 am until time of funeral at 1pm. Mr. Mott was born July 16, 1904 in Coleman, Michigan the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jarvis and Charlotte (Cooper) Mott. He and Ruth Sarah Robison were united in marriage in 1941. He worked for Chevrolet and retired in 1964 with 37 years as a General Superintendent of Production. He remained very active in many other fields since he retired. Surviving are his wife: Ruth Sarah Mott of Mt. Morris; His 2 daughters: Louella and Roger of Mt. Morris, and Shirley and Ray of Gladwin. 10 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; 2 sister-in-laws: Velma Thunberg and Vanda Johnston. He was preceded in death by both parents and 2 brothers, George and Frank. Son in law Max Jr. and Grandson Max III. 

Harvey Wayne Carlson
Of Genesee age 67 died Saturday January 16,1999 at his residents. The funeral will take place at Miles Martin Funeral Home on Friday January 22, at 1:00pm. Friends may call at the funeral from 11am to 1pm service time. Rev. F. M. Harding to officiate. Burial will take place at Flint Memorial Park after service. Harvey was the son of Ivas and Edith ( Stubner ) Carlson. He retired from Davison Tool & Engineering. He is survived by 2 daughters, Christina and Fiancee Bob Holden of Holly, Connie and Fiancee Shawn Shafer of Cadillac, one son Dallas Carlson, sister Donna Bumgardner of Alaska, brother Gary Carlson of Arizona, 2 grandchildren, 5 stepchildren, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by both parents. Donations can be made directly to or at the Funeral Home to the family. 

Harriet Rutherford

Of Vassar, died Sunday, January 17, 1999. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, January 21, 1999 from Martin Funeral Home in Vassar. Burial in Riverside Cemetery. Family will be present at the Martin Funeral Home - Vassar to receive friends 12-9pm Wednesday and 9am until time of funeral on Thursday. Wednesday evening the Vassar F.O.E. # 2380 Auxiliary will assemble at the funeral home for an Eagles memorial at 7:00 pm. Memorials may be considered for the American Cancer Society. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Mrs. Rutherford was born in Bay City the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony and Louise Buda. She and Howard Rutherford were united in marriage February 22, 1934. He preceded her in death December 5, 1994. Mrs. Rutherford was a member of Vassar Eagles #2380 Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing cards, yard work and working on the farm. Surviving are, son, Mr. and Mrs. Larry and wife Jean Rutherford of Vassar; 1 brother, Donald and wife Victoria Rutherford of Las Vegas; 5 grandchildren, David Rutherford, Kevin Rutherford, Wendy Atwood, Kelly Rochefort and Roger Rutherford; and 7 great grandchildren. 

Donald C. Dennie

Of Mt. Morris, Age 51, died at home on January 16, 1999. Funeral Services will be held at Miles Martin Funeral Home on Tuesday January 19, 1999 at 1:00pm with Rev. Leonard Marks officiating. Family will receive visitors on Sunday from 6pm to 9pm, Monday from 12-4 and 6-9, then on Tuesday from 9am to time of service at 1:00pm. The Dual of Auto City and Montrose F.O.E will assemble at the Funeral Home on Monday at 7pm for a memorial service. Mr. Dennie was born on September 28, 1947 in Saginaw, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. And Dorothy M. (Woodley) Dennie. He married Linda Hendricks on December 24, 1966. He worked for Chevrolet for 28 years. He was a member of Dual of Auto City F.O.E #3485 and a chater memeber of Montrose F.O.E #4090.Surviving are wife: Linda; 3 daughters: Andrea Sallas of Mt. Morris; Laurie Dennie of Flint; Wendy Dennie of Mt. Morris; son: Donald C. Dennie II of Mt. Morris; 7 grandchildren; 2 sisters: Charlene and husband Tom Angst of New Lothrop; Deloris and husband Mike Smith of Flint; brother: Raymond and wife Beverly Dennie of Mt. Morris; Several nieces and nephews and close friend Jerry Atwell. He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Allen D. White
Of Mt. Morris & Genesee Twp. Age 54 died Thursday January 14, 1999 at Genesys Hospice Cntr.. Funeral services will be 2:00pm Sunday from Miles Martin Funeral Home. Mr. Michael A. Golwitzer, minister will officiate. Burial in Flint Memorial Park 10am Monday. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6pm Friday, all day Saturday, and Sunday until time of funeral at 2pm. Memorials may be directed to Genesys Hospice. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Born June 9, 1944 in Flint the son of Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey J. And Charlotte Nancy (Cameron) White. He and Christine Sautter were united in marriage May 27, 1970. He enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, and his family. He retired from A. H. Whitney Heating and Cooling as a sheet metal mechanic. Surviving are his wife: Christine; His son and 3 daughters: Jeff and wife Annette White of Florida; Lisa and husband Mike Evans of Mt. Morris; Melissa White and Tim Woodcum of Metamora; Mary White of Mt. Morris; 6 grandchildren: Nichole; Hannah; Sierra; Scott; Ashley; and Aubree. Mother: Charlotte White of Davison; Brother & sister: Phillip White of Roscommon; Jeanette and husband John Batson of Davison; several nieces and nephews. 

Doris Joan Buchinger "Trinklein - Krick"

Of Birch Run, age 60, died Wednesday, January 13, 1999 at St. Mary Hospital in Saginaw. Mrs. Buchinger was born October 21, 1938 in Birch Run the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolf A. and Angeline B. (Ranke) Trinklein. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Vassar and worked as a waitress at Zehnders in Frankenmuth for 34 years. Surviving are 3 daughters, Judy and husband Al Pashby of Birch Run; Mary and husband Brian Bauer of Chesterfield, and Karen and husband Rick Fisher Jr. of Vassar; 7 grandchildren, Tiffany, Christine and Donovan Pashby, Joshua and Katie Bauer, and Richard III and Zack Fisher; very special friend Dick Fisher Sr. She was preceded in death by husband Don Buchinger. Funeral services will be held 10 am Saturday at Martin Funeral Home in Vassar with Pastor Scott Lindner officiating. Burial at Eastlawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the funeral home 12-9pm Thursday, and 9am-9pm Friday. Those desiring may consider memorial contributions to Grace Lutheran Church. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. 

Elizabeth R. Mulroney
Age 80 of Mt. Morris. Died Wednesday January 13, 1999 at Genesys Health Park . Funeral and committal service will take place 10:00 AM Saturday at the Miles Martin Funeral Home, burial in Flint Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 PM Friday. Elizabeth was born July 14, 1918 in Flint the daughter of James and Janette(Allen) Mulroney. She gave many years of service to the Red Cross and many years of volunteer work with R.S.V.P. Prior to her retirement she had been employed at Fisher Body for 25 years. Surviing are: A special Cousin, Marjorie and Husb. Clarence Swindle of Burton, Cousin Catherine Davis of Elkhart, Indiana, Niece Vickie Sawyer of Texas, A special friend Thomas H. Cooper of Oscoda, as well as other cousins. She was preceded in death by both parents and a sister Fame Faught in 1969. 

Lloyd Paul Neumann (Tootie)

Of Mt. Morris, age 82 died Monday January 11, 1999 at McLaren Regional Medical Ctr. Funeral services will be 12:30 pm Saturday from Miles Martin Funeral Home, Rev. Fr. Raymond Urbanek officiating with burial in Flint Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday 6-8pm, Friday from 1-4pm and 6-8pm, and Saturday from 9:00 am until the time of service. Parish and family will gather at the funeral home at 7:00 pm Friday to pray the Rosary. Born July 19, 1916 in Flint the son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony and Mary (Coskowski) Neumann. He and Luba (Lil) Joseph were united in marriage April of 1952. She preceded him in death in 1976. He is a Veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army in Western Pacific. He retired from AC Spark Plug with 38 years of service. He is survived by his God Daughter Susan and husband Daniel Marinski of Otisville; 3 brothers: Frank of Flint; Woodrow of Flint; and Eugene of Mt. Morris; 3 sisters: Esther Williams of Swartz Creek; Maxine Herrick of Virginia; and May Harp of Genesee; several nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Dr. Orestes Iung and staff. 

Reba Beatrice Burns

Age 75 of Burton. Died Mon January 11, 1999 at Genesys Health Park. Funeral Service will take place 10:00 AM Friday January 15, 1999 at the Miles Martin Funeral Home Rev. Long will officiate with Cremation to follow at Flint Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the Miles Martin Funeral Home 6-9 PM Wed. 12-4 and 6-9 Thursday and on Friday from 9:00 AM until time of service. Reba was born January 19, 1923 in Paragould, Ark. She was a member of the Hill Road Church of Christ. Surviving are : Her fishing buddy Robert Bouldin, 6 Sons and 3 Daughters: Agnes and Husband Manuel Zaragoza of Flint; Jeannette and Husband Don Klopf of Twining; Jerry Ray Burns of California, Dewyen and Wife Jan Burns of Mt. Morris; Darrell Burns of AuGres; Sharron and Husband Harold Phillips of Paragould, Ark; Thermon and Wife Veronica Burns of Burton; Kermit Burns of Paragould, Ark; Kenneth Burns of Flint; 26 Grandchildren; 42 Great Grandchildren; also 1 Sister: Audrey Gladish of Paragould, Ark. She was preceded in death by sons Bo, Earl , and Merle, Granddaughter Mary Lou Grave; 1 Brother A.J. Carpenter, 1 Sister Rebecca Carpenter and Alvin Burns. 

Rose Dunkle
Age 87, of Frankenmuth died Saturday January 9,1999. Funeral service will take place Wednesday Janurary 13,1999 at 12:00pm cremation to follow. Rose was born June 2, 1911 to Mr. and Mrs. Galius Julian and Mary Melvina (Dickinson) Shillinger. 

Dorothy Ruby Parks
Age 84 of Mt. Morris died on January 8, 1999 at Mary Ave. Care Center in Lansing. She was born on August 1, 1914 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur E. and Ruby (Brown) Hawthorne. She married Max Parks in 1983. He preceded her in death in 1983. She is a graduate of Geneva Teachers College in Ohio. She retired as a Supervisor for Ameritech, and volunteered at Flint Osteopathic Hospital for several years. She is survived by 4 stepchildren: Maxine and husband Jack Daniels of Mt. Morris; Fr. Richard L. Parks of Louisville, Kentucky; Diane and husband Robert Horstman of Lake Orion; and Ray and wife Ann Parks of Fenton; several step Grandchildren and several step Great Grandchildren. 

Ruth Marie Schofield 

Of Clio age 64 died Thursday January 7, 1999 at McLaren Regional Medical Cnr. Funeral services will be 1pm Monday from Miles martin Funeral Home. Burial in Flint Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday 6-9pm and Sunday from 1-9pm. Memorials may considered for the Heart and Diabetes Funds. Born October 4, 1934 in Flint the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred and Thelma (Rye) Spencer. She and Arthur B. Schofield were united in marriage January 26, 1952. Surviving are her husband Arthur; 5 children: Madeline and husband Craig Palmer of Clio; Bernadean and husband Edward LePard of Flint; Laura and husband Bruce Austin of Houston, TX; Charlene and husband Edward Kusky of Clio; John and wife Tricia Schofield of Clio; 9 grandchildren: Todd Palmer; Kevin Palmer, Tony LePard, Danny Austin; Tom Jones; Jason Kusky; Heather Kusky; Joshua Kusky; Tyler Schofield; Mother: Thelma Horton of Flint; 5 brothers & sisters: Gerald Horton of Harrison; Robert Horton of Burton; Mona Burgess of Flint; Juanita Horton of Flint; Wayne Horton of Flint; Several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father and her sister Bertha Love. 

Virgie "Jenny" Ames

Of Mt. Morris, age 70, died Thursday, January 7, 1999 at Genesys Health Park. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 am Monday, January 11, 1999 at Miles Martin Funeral Home in Mt. Morris with Pastor Jimmy Jordan and Pastor Clifford Jordan officiating. Burial in Flint Memorial Park. In lieu of floral offerings friends may consider memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society. Family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home 6-9pm Friday, 12-2 and 6-9 pm both Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. Ames was born October 11, 1928 in Mountain View, Arkansas the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver and Geneva Beach. She and Arvid C. "Moose" Ames were united in marriage on June 28, 1958 in Bancroft, Michigan. He preceded her in death October 14, 1998. She was a member of Independent Order of Foresters and Order of the Moose. Retired from Ternsted after 30 years of service. Surviving are; sons, Fran and wife Debbie Saiko of Flint ; Rob and wife Jamie Saiko of Mt. Morris; 4 grandchildren, Angie, Chad, Krista and Joey; sisters: Verna and husband Cecil Hill and Vera and husband Denny McKeon; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; many more family and friends. She was preceded in death by parents and 2 brothers, Howard and Roy. Jenny's family would like to extend their thanks to her Special Forester Family. 

Lavell Prince

Of Mt. Morris,age 69 died Wednesday, January 6, 1999 at McLaren Regional Medical Cntr. Funeral services will be 10:30am from Miles Martin Funeral Home. Pastor David Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Flint Memorial Park. Mr. Prince will remain at the Martin Funeral Home, where friends may call after 9 p.m. Friday. He was born on December 31, 1929 in Pocahontas, Arkansas, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Otis and Maggie Angeline (Smith) Prince. He and Ella Proctor were united in marriage in Potterville Michigan April 22, 1950. She preceded him in death March 2, 1998. He served in the U.S. 8th Air Force 1945-1949, serving in Munich, Germany. He retired 1986 from Fisher Body #1 as Supervisor after 37 years service. Surviving are: 6 children: Randy and husband Dennis Ostrander of Mt. Morris; Larry and wife Jan Prince of Flint; Todd and wife Theresa Prince of Phoenix; Arizona; Bruce and wife Patti Prince of Lennon; Robin Prince of Mt. Morris; Tracey and husband Mike Bissonnette of Flushing. 17 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren. Brothers and Sisters, Nieces and Nephews. His son James (Jr.) Ranson Prince preceded him in death. 

Donald Milton Adams 
Age 76 of Fairgrove died Wednesday January 6, 1999 at Bay Medical Cntr. Funeral services will be 11am Saturday from Fairgrove Presbyterian Church. Rev. Mr. Walter David officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery with Military Honors by Fairgrove VFW Post #7486. Family will be present at the Martin Funeral Home, Clark Chapel- Fairgrove to receive friends 3-5 and 7-9pm Friday. Friday evening the Caro Mt. Moriah Lodge #226 will assemble at the funeral home for a Masonic memorial at 7:30pm. Saturday morning Mr. Adams will be taken to church to lie in state from 10am until time of services at 11am. Memorials may be considered for the Fairgrove Presbyterian Church window fund. Envelopes are available at the funeral home and at church. 

Charles D. Chase Sr. 

Age 67, of Flint died Wednesday January 6, 1999 at Mc Laren Regional Medical Center. Funeral Service will be 1 PM Saturday January 9, 1999 from the Miles Martin Funeral Home. Rev. Daryl Blank officiating. Cremation will take place. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 6-9 PM Thursday . 9-9 Friday and on Saturday from 9:00 AM until time of services. Charles was born June 2, 1931 in Saginaw the son of Arthur B. And Margaret E. (Clark)Chase. Charles and Christina Hempton were united in marriage Nov. 11, 1972. He worked at GM for 21 years retiring in 1989. Charles enjoyed hunting, fishing and shuffle board. He was also a member of the Burton Eagles #3814. Surviving are his wife Christina. Children: Chuck Jr. and Wife Jan Chase of Bay City; Linda and husband Fred Sramkoski of Bay City; Delbert Chase of Flint; Mike Maygar; Darlene and husband Steven Ekhardt of Flint; Ron and wife Della Hoffman of Flint; Doug and wife Barbara Hoffman of Clio; 14 grandchildren. 6 great grand children. 3 Brothers: Frank and wife Mar Chase of Manistique; John and wife Diane Chase of Flint; Bert and wife Helen Chase of Burt. Many neices and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Becky. 

Robert F. Foster 

Age 87, of Fairgrove died Monday January 4, 1999 at Covenant Rehabilitation Center in Saginaw. Mr. Foster was born August 10, 1911 in Fairgrove the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter and Carrie Foster. He and Grace Noble were united in marriage February 9, 1939. She preceded him in death May 8, 1995. Mr. Foster was a lifelong farmer. Surviving are his son: Richard A. And wife Alana Foster of Fairgrove. Daughter: Diane L. And husband Terry McBride of Midland. 4 grandchildren: Jennifer and husband Rick Lines of Naples, FL; Kristin and husband Tom Smith of Midland; Rob and wife Tanya Foster of Fairgrove; Sean McBride of Chicago, IL; 1 great granddaughter: Emily Lines. Sister-in-law: Lucille Noble of Caro Several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Howard Foster. Funeral services will be 1pm Thursday from Caro Baptist Church. Pastor Ronald C. Wigand officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery, Fairgrove. Family will receive friends at the Martin Funeral Home- Fairgrove Wednesday from 2-9pm. On Thursday morning Mr. Foster will be taken to church to lie in state from 12noon until time of funeral at 1pm. Those desiring may consider memorials to Caro Baptist Church, Fairgrove Presbyterian Church, or the Gideon Bibles. Envelopes are available at the funeral home and at church. 

Brian Dale Rolison

Age 37, of Mt. Morris and Clio, died Sunday January 3, 1999 as a result of a snowmobile accident. Brian was a devoted and loving father, a special son and brother and is survived by : 2 Daughters: Brina Rolison and Carley Rolison ; his Parents: Dale and Arlene Rolison; 3 Sisters, Cindy Yaklin of Montrose; Pam and husband John Goodroe of Millington; Connie Rolison of Grand Blanc; Grandmother: Bertha Rolison of Clio; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his Grandparents, Melvin Rolison, 1986, Lester Taylor, 1988, and Genevieve Taylor, 1996. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday at Miles Martin Funeral Home. Rev. Mr. James Horn officiating. Friends may call at the Funeral Home after 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, and all day Wednesday. Family will be present Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday from 11-4 and 6-9. He was born July 13, 1961 in Flint, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale M. And Arlene (Taylor) Rolison. Brian was an all around athlete from his school days to present. He golfed on Clio and Bridgeport Leagues, Bowled at Clio, and enjoyed the outdoors while hunting and fishing. Brian operated the family business, Rolison Service of Clio. He managed the business for several years prior to his take over. 

Danielle Kay Thompson

Of Vassar, age, 13 died Sunday, January 3, 1999 at her home. Danielle was born March 31, 1985 in Cass City the daughter of Wendal Reed and Coreana (Bellamy) Thompson. Danielle enjoyed Cheerleading, listening to her CDS and she adored playing with her brother. Left to cherish her memory are: mother, Corri Thompson of Vassar; father, Wendal Reed of California; sister, Amy; brothers David and Draven; grandparents, Ralph and Shirley Bellamy of Mayville, Floyd and Ann Friday of Columbiaville, Judy and Jerry Kindle of Mayville; aunts, uncles and cousins, Tammy Kurtansky and her children Ashley and Stephanie; Dawn and husband Michael Tucker of Texas and children Casey and Corey, Stan and Jaime Bognar, several other aunts and uncles; great uncle Clare and wife Bonnie Bellamy of Vassar; many friends at Vassar Jr. High School and Hasco Trailer Park. She was preceded in death by grandmothers, Judy Studier (Bellamy) and Janet Reed. Funeral services will be held 1pm Wednesday, January 6, 1999 at Martin Funeral Home in Vassar with Pastor Gordon Rankin officiating. Burial in Mayville Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday 1-4pm and 5-9pm and on Wednesday 9am until services at 1pm. Those desiring may consider memorial contributions to the Family Fund. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. 

Romeo A. Bigra

Age 84 of Mt. Morris formerly of Flint died Friday January 1, 1999 at Genesys Health Park. Funeral services will be 11am Mon January 4, 199 9, at the Miles Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Fr. Raymond Urbanek officiating. Burial in New Calvary CemeteryMr. Bigra will remain at the Miles Martin Funeral Home where the. Family will be present to receive friends 12 Noon to 8:00 PM Sunday and on Monday from 9:00 AM until time of service Sunday afternoon the family, parish, and friends will gather at the funeral home to pray the Rosary at 5:00 PM Mr. Bigra was born Hammer Ontario, Canada March 30, 1914 the son of Mr. and Mrs. John and Mary (Paro) Bigra.He and Grace M. Bully of Flint were united in marriage January 7, 1939.He Retired 1972 from Fisher Body with 38 years service.Romeo and Grace enjoyed traveling and spent many winters in Florida. They moved to Mt. Morris 1995. He loved playing Pinochle with family and friends. Mr. Bigra was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and was an avid church goer. He loved his Lord as he loved his family. He will be greatly missed and is survived by his wife of 60 years Grace; 2 sons: Robert and wife Margaret Bigra of Mt. Morris; David and wife Paula Bigra of Flint; 2 daughters: Joan Miller of Flint; Mary Beth and husband Bill Schumacher of Goodrich; 8 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 2 sisters: Juliet Verdier of Mt. Morris; Adila Bigra of Tilbury Ontario; 2 brothers-in-law: Ray Bully of Flint; Tony Birgy of South Branch; several nieces, nephews, and dear friends throughout the years. He was preceded in death by his sister Edna Cadroy; Family would like to give special thanks to the staff of the Pulmonology Unit for the care they provided during his hospitalization. 

Geneva A. Beach

Of Mt. Morris died Friday January 1, 1999 at McLaren Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be 11am Monday from the First Baptist Church corner of Walter and Louisa Streets. Pastor Richard Cook will officiate. Burial in Mt. Morris Cemetery. Mrs. Beach will remain at Miles Martin Funeral Home where friends may call after 6pm Saturday. Family will be present to receive friends Saturday from 6-9pm and Sunday 12-3pm and 6-9pm. Sunday evening the Mt. Morris Chapter will assemble at the funeral home for Eastern Star memorial services at 7pm. Monday morning she will be taken to church to lie in state from 10am until time of funeral at 11am. Memorials may be directed to First Baptist Church or Mt. Morris Chapter #474 OES. Mrs. Beach was born July 5, 1922 in Jewel Iowa the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. and Zella (Skeel) Christenson. She and Harry S. Beach were united in marriage November 21, 1939. She was a member of Mt. Morris First Baptist Church and Circle she worked with Cub Scouts, Brownie Scouts, Girl Scouts and JOB's Daughters for many years. Surviving are her husband : Harry Beach; 5 Children: Mary Jo and husband Harry Lindgren of Redmond, WA.; Alice " Babe" and husband Bob Oleszewski of Lake Villa, IL.; Harry W. And wife Judy Beach of Clio; Richard and wife Jeanette Beach of Clio; Twyla and husband Jim Wheeler of Westchester, PA.; 11 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; sister: Wanda and husband Ken Markell of Gladwin; brother: Walter A. and wife Sophie Christenson of Christopher IL.; and n merous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandson Tony Beach, and 2 sisters: Lena Rose and Effie Dyer. 

Randy Cantrell 

Age 38 of Mt. Morris died Thursday December 31, 1998 at UofM Hospital in Ann Arbor. Funeral services will be 11am Wednesday from Miles Martin Funeral Home. Rev. Mr. James Marcus officiating. Burial in Flint Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 6-9pm Tuesday. Randy was born September 5, 1960 in Flint the son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. and Nella (Rowe) Cantrell. He was employed with Aspen Tree Service as a supervisor. Surviving are: daughter: Georgina Marrie Cantrell. Father: John J. Cantrell; 3 sisters: Gesele Homans of Grand Blanc; Lesa Cantrell of Birch Run; and Theresa and husband Gregory McDaniel of Burton; Brother: Joey Cantrell of Mt. Morris; Grandmother: Pebble Rowe of Kentucky. Several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his mother August 20, 1996.


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