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ADRIAN — Ernest “Ernie” L. Hansen, age 49, of Adrian, died Tuesday, May 18, 1999, at Toledo Hospital. He was born Aug. 21, 1949, in Glaswin, Mi. to William and Norma (Shirkey) Hansen. Ernie served in the United States Army in Vietnam and was employed as a painter and decorater for Michigan Painter Services in Adrian. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.      Surviving Ernie are his parents, William and Norma Hansen of Adrian; one son, Harley Joshua Hansen of Wakefield, MI; one brother, William Arthur Hansen and his wife, Tommie, of Virginia Beach,Va.; and one sister, Dawn Double and her husband, David, of Adrian. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Heather Mae Hansen. Funeral services for Ernie will be on Friday, May 21, 1999, at 11 a.m. from Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. J.V. Moyer officiating. Interment will be in St. John’s Cemetery with full military rites conducted by the VFW Annis-Fint Post #1584. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Family of Ernie Hansen. Envelopes are available at Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
ADRIAN — Joseph Blance Hooper, age 89, of Adrian, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 1999, at his home. He was born Dec. 29, 1909, in Cedartown, Ga., to William Cleveland and Elizabeth (Glenn) Hooper. On Dec. 29, 1965, he married Dorothy May (Crawford) Brotz, and she survives. Joseph worked at Stubnitz-Greene in Adrian for 24 years, retiring in 1973. Joseph served his country in the Army from July 1927 until August 1933. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Adrian. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Joseph B. Hooper, Jr. of East Lake, Ohio; a stepdaughter, Darlene Marvin of Adrian; a stepson, Derl Ridenour of Bonnerdale, Ark.; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, his son, Robert Joseph Hooper; a daughter, Rosanna Elizabeth Coleman; a stepson, Farrell Ridenour; and several half-brothers and half-sisters. Funeral services for Joseph will be held Thursday, Dec. 2, 1999, at 1 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Geoffrey Koglin officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery with full graveside military rites conducted by the Annis-Fint VFW Post #1584. Friends may call on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Joseph Hooper. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
DUNDEE — William G. Hilgeneck, 65, of Dundee, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999, at St. Joseph Hospital in Ann Arbor. He was born in Dundee, April 11, 1933, to Clarence and Marjorie (Fairbanks) Hilgeneck. He retired from Uniloy in Dundee. Survivors include his father, Clarence of Dundee; brother, James of Dundee; sister, Brenda (Larry) Lindhorst of Napoleon, Ohio; son, Douglas of Fremont, Calif.; stepson, Rick Brown of Alaska; stepdaughters, Teresa Oberly of Dundee, Michelle Mangus of Dexter and Bonnie Dardzinski of Brooklyn; four grandchildren, six stepgrandchildren and one stepgreat-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his mother. Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday and 1-9 p.m. Thursday at the Cover Funeral Home in Dundee, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Dundee. Memorials may be made to Dundee Kingdom Hall, Jehovah’s Witnesses. 
 
ADRIAN — William Earl Hutchinson, 77, of Adrian, died Monday, Feb. 22, 1999, at Phoenix Regional Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz. He was born Oct. 21, 1921, in Weston, Ohio, to Jess and Marjorie (Potter) Hutchinson. He was married to Frances Eberline on Jan. 10, 1942, in Adrian. He had been a lifelong resident of the Adrian area. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1940 to 1941 and the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942-1945 in the Asiatic Pacific Theater. William owned and operated Hutch’s Market for many years and went on to retire from the Washington National Life Insurance Company in 1973. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. In addition to his wife, William is survived by nine sons, Larry Hutchinson of Stratford, Wis., John Hutchinson and Bob Hutchinson of Globe, Ariz., Jim Hutchinson of Adrian, Richard Hutchinson of Tecumseh, David Hutchinson of Prunedale, Calif., and Tony, Frank and George Hutchinson of Adrian; four daughters, Mrs. Kim (Judy) Bauschka of Adrian, Mary Fellers of New Philadelphia, Ohio, Mrs. Harold (Martha) Fox of Adrian and Mrs. Julian (Barb) DeLosSantos of Adrian; a brother, Robert Reynolds of Detroit; three sisters, Mrs. Clarence (Mary) Heistand of Adrian, Carol Porterfield of Winter Haven, Fla., and Mrs. Clarence (Marcia) Zimmerman of Brooklyn; 26 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a half-sister. The Funeral Liturgy will be offered Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, at 11 a.m. from St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Fr. Thomas Helfrich as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation hours are on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home where there will be a Vigil Prayer Service held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee or St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
YLMAR, Calif. — Word has been received from the family of Charles E. Hall, of Sylmar, Calif., that he was killed in a head-on collision July 9, 1999, near Marana, Ariz. The van he was driving crossed the median and slammed into a semi. It is believed from medical reports that he suffered a coronary. Charles was an engineer with Lockheed for many years and retired in early 1987 so he could travel. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, 4 children and 8 grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by his family, friends and classmates. Charles attended Adrian Public Schools, graduating in 1949. He had returned to Michigan in June to attend the 50th anniversary celebration. Expressions of sympathy and memories may be sent to his wife and family at 13319 Cranston Ave., Sylmar, CA 91342-321 
 
ADRIAN — Marian G. Hafner, 85, of Freeman Court, Adrian, died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 1999, at Bixby Medical Center in Adrian. She was born July 14, 1914, in Toledo to Joseph and Elizabeth (Gerten) Bettinger. She married Daniel Hafner on Sept. 12, 1936, in Mary Grove, Ohio. He preceded her in death on Aug. 25, 1985. Marian was a former Hudson area resident. She worked as a nurse at Thorn Hospital and Adrian College Health Center. She graduated from high school in Swanton, Ohio, and received a business degree from Davis Business College in Toledo. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Altar Rosary Society and Child Study Club. Marian is survived by two daughters, Jackqueline (David) Steger of Battle Creek and Janet (John) Yochens of Jackson; one son, Lawrence (Susan) Hafner of Spring Lake; 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 4 brothers, Norbert, Leonard, Kenneth and Harold Bettinger. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, Aug. 5, 1999, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hudson with Fr. H. Paul Ruddy as celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Hudson. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. with a scripture service at 7:30 p.m. at Eagle Funeral Home in Hudson. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Sacred Heart Catholic Church. 
 
SAND CREEK — George Douglas Hillard, 82, of Sand Creek, Mich., died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility. Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 12, 1999, at 2 p.m. from the Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Smith officiating. Burial will be in Lyons Cemetery. Friends may call at the Anderson Funeral Home on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, the Multiple Sclerosis Society or the charity of the donor’s choice. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
DRIAN — Norma L. Hawley, 80, of Adrian, passed away Nov. 3, 1998, at her home. Arrangements are pending at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. 
 
RIAN — Funeral services for Arthur Davis Hall, 76, of Adrian, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, with the Rev. Seal Janeway officiating. Mr. Hall passed away May 15, 1999. Burial will be in the Sand Creek Cemetery. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Monday. 
 
FAIRFIELD TWP. — William Leroy Hill, 67, of Fairfield, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at Bixby Medical Center. He was born Dec. 7, 1930, in Weston, Mich., to John and Martha (Eckert) Hill. On April 19, 1959, he married Marjorie Ives in Hudson, and she survives. William served in the U.S. Army. William loved his country dearly and showed this by his active involvement in the following organizations. He was a lifetime member of American Legion Post #275, VFW Annis-Fint Post #1584, Disabled American Veterans Post #20 and AmVets Post #1957. He was the Sergeant of Arms of the Lenawee County Veterans Council, he was the board for the Weston Cemetery Association and was also a member of the Board of Directors for the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund. In addition to his wife, William is survived by one stepdaughter, Shirley Weaver of Taylor, S.C.; three brothers, John Hill of Ohio, Paul and Robert Hill, both of Adrian; two sisters, Marjorie Adams of Canandaigua and Pauline Six of Jasper; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services for William will be held on Friday, Dec. 4, 1998, at 11 a.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Dan Maguire of the Weston Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Weston Cemetery, with Full Graveside Military Rites conducted by American Legion Post #275. Friends may call on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home. An American Legion Post #275 Memorial Service will be held on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
CLINTON — Margaret “Markie” Heimerdinger, 74, of Clinton, died unexpectedly Saturday, Feb. 5, 2000, at Herrick Memorial Hospital, Tecumseh. She was born on April 4, 1925, to Walter and Stella (Brooks) Zick. On June 8, 1946, she was united in marriage to George Heimerdinger. He survives. Markie graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1943 and from Eastern Michigan in 1948 with a degree in teaching. She taught kindergarten in Tecumseh and Clinton Public Schools for 30 years, retiring in 1984. She was a member of the Clinton United Church of Christ, Clinton Women’s Club, Herrick Hospital Auxiliary, Retired Teachers Association, American Legion Auxiliary, several Bridge Clubs, Clinton Eastern Stars, Canadian Lakes Homeowners Association and Pi Kappa Sigma. Markie enjoyed cooking and entertaining her family and friends, which earned her the nickname, “Grandma Food,” and one of her great pleasures was spending time at her cottage in Mecosta, Mich. In addition to her husband, George, she is survived by two sons, Barry and Martha of Tecumseh and Walter and Paula of Valrico, Fla.; a foster daughter, Betty and Ed O’Hare of Charleston, S.C.; one brother, Tracy and Marcene Zick of Clinton; nine grandchildren, Heather Heimerdinger of Clinton, Heidi Heimerdinger, Brian (Shelly) Heimerdinger and Holly Heimerdinger, all of Adrian, Melinda Little of Waynesboro, Tenn., Salena Heimerdinger of Clinton, Elizabeth Heimerdinger of Tecumseh and Mike and Billy Heimerdinger of Valrico, Fla. She also has seven great-grandchildren, Kelsy Heimerdinger of Clinton, Tenerra Alying of Adrian, Carol Heimerdinger of Clinton, Benjamin Heimerdinger of Adrian, Alyssa Ayling of Adrian, Tyler Heimerdinger of Adrian and Patrick Ayling, Jr., of Adrian; and many nieces and nephews. Markie was a foster parent to several children over the years. She was preceded in death by her parents. Friends may call at the Couture-Handler Funeral Home in Clinton on Monday from 6-8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. The Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the Clinton United Church of Christ where she will lie in state at 10 a.m. The Rev. Martha Chenault will officiate with burial following in Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the United Church of Christ, Clinton. Markie was a devoted wife, mother (in-law), grandma, Nina, sister (in-law), aunt, and the best friend that any person could ever ask for. 
 
 ADRIAN — Zona E. Hayden, 90, of Adrian, passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, at the CQC Stephenson Home. She was born in August 1909, in Sutton’s Bay, Mich., the daughter of John O. and Estelle (Seeley) Duncan. She lived most of her youth in Traverse City, Mich., and graduated from Traverse City High School and later from Central Michigan University (known then as Central State Teacher’s College) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Elementary Education. She taught school in Belding, Clare and Frankfort, Mich., and in Adrian for a number of years in first grade at Washington, Spielman and Garfield schools. In October 1932, she married Robert L. Hatden of Elberta, Mich. In 1935, they moved to Adrian. Early on in Adrian, she was active in Eastern Star and then in Mothers Club and Retired Teachers. Zona is survived by her husband, Bob; son Steve and daughter-in-law Mary V. Hayden of Lansing; a sister-in-law, Mary Alice; brother-in-law Curtis Green of Yuma, Ariz.; and a grandson, John R. Hayden of Adrian. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, John Hayden. A memorial service for Zona will be held on Monday, Jan. 17, 2000, at 11 a.m. at Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home with the Rev. Geoffrey Koglin officiating. Interment will be at the Lenawee Hills Memorial Park at a later date. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Zona may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Envelopes are available at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. 
 
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Robert Hernandez, 55, of Colorado Springs, formerly of Toledo, Ohio, died Jan. 19, 2000, in Colorado Springs. He was born Aug. 29, 1944, in Benton, Ohio, the son of Antonio and Margaret (Sanchez) Hernandez. On Nov. 27, 1965, he married Elodia Cuellar. Robert is survived by his wife, Elodia, two sons, Robert (Brenda) Hernandez of Lytle, Texas, and Steve (Adelina) Hernandez of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two daughters, Yvonne (Andrew) Krzywonski and Erika Vanessa Hernandez of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two brothers, Tony and Ramiro; four sisters, Carmen Ramirez, Amelia Dominguez, Olga Martinez and Eloisa Torres, all of Toledo, Ohio, and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one stepson, Raul “Rudy” Serrato. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000, at the Purse Funeral Home, Adrian. Burial will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Gardens, Tecumseh. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. 
 
ADRIAN — Norma L. Hawley, 80, of Adrian, passed away Nov. 3, 1998, at her home. Arrangements are pending at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. 
 
Dec. 4, 1909-Jan. 16, 2000  DUNDEE - Services have been set for lifelong farmer Clarence L. Hilgeneck, 90, of Dundee, who died at 9:15 p.m. Sunday in his home, following a short illness. Friends may call from 1 to 9 p.m. Friday at Cover Funeral Home, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. 
 
ADRIAN — Robert Thomas Hawley, 83, of Adrian, passed away July 26, 1999 in Adrian. He was born August 26, 1915 in Rome Township to Mary and Henry Peters. He graduated from Adrian High School in 1933. On June 27, 1937, he married Norma L. Driscoll in Adrian. She preceded him in death in November 1998. He worked for Bohn Aluminum and Brass Corp. from December 1938 until he retired in 1981. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. Survivors include two sons, Garry (Irene) Hawley, of Adrian, Thomas Hawley, of Phoenix, Ariz., daughter, Lynette (John) Frank, of Fremont, Calif., five grandchildren, Heidi and Scott Hawley, Lance Hawley, Jessica Frank, Michael Frank; one great-grandchild, Ian Hawley; two half-brothers, Norman and Hal Peters, both of Rome Twp. Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, a half-brother, Charles Peters, and a half-sister, Mary Outman. Funeral services for Robert will be 11 a.m., Friday, July 30, 1999 at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian. Visitation will be Thursday, from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in Robert’s name may be made to the Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. 
 
MANITOU BEACH — Shirley M. Hanlin, age 82, left this world to join her Lord on Aug. 15, 1999, in her residence at Manitou Beach. She was born June 5, 1917, in Baton Rouge, La., to Eugene F. and Florence (LeJeune) Dupuy. On Feb. 8, 1946, she married C. Gene Hamlin in Baton Rouge, La. Shirley was an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, having served on the Rosary Altar Society and as a Lector and Eucharist Minister. In addition to herhusband, she is survived by three daughters, Mary J. Macomber and her husband, Ronald of South Sioux City, Neb., Janet K. Lance and her husband, Christopher of Wayne, Ohio, and Linda J. Elliot and her husband, Jerry of Mt. Pleasant, Mich.; one son-in-law, Karl Zirkler of Phoenix, Ariz.; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Susan A. Zirkler; and a brother, Eugene F. Dupuy. The Funeral Liturgy will be offered on Thursday, Aug. 19, 1999, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Adrian with Father Louis Komorowski as celebrant. Burial will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park in Adrian. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home where there will be a Vigil Prayer Service held Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
JACKSON — The Rev. Charles C. Harpole Sr., pastor of Community A.M.E. Church, passed away Feb. 28, 2000, at the age of 62. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Community A.M.E. Church, 222 E. Franklin St., Jackson. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday at the church, followed by a Praise Service from 7 to 9 p.m. 
 
TIPTON — Beverly J. Humphries, 80, of Tipton, passed away on March 8, 2000. Beverly was born in Nescopeck, Pa., on Aug. 18, 1919, the daughter of Brittain and Ema (Sherman) Slusser. In June of 1936 she was married to Joseph Humphries and he preceded her in death on June 30, 1988. Beverly retired from Stromberg-Carlson Electronics in 1977 after many years of dedicated service. She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Berwick, Pa., and attended the United Church of Christ in Clinton. With her husband, Joseph, she was very involved with the Knapp Masonic Lodge of Berwick. Her favorite past time was to meet friends at the Top of The Hill and Kim’s Kountry Kitchen restaurants. Beverly is survived by a daughter, Patsy (David) Wojtas of Tipton; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a sister, Pauline Wulkersin of Berwick, Pa. She was preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters. The Humphries family will receive callers at the Jenter-Braun Funeral Home, Manchester, on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., and at the Heller Funeral Home in Nescopeck, Pa., on Sunday afternoon. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 13, 2000, at the Heller Funeral Home with the Rev. Jeffrey Odgren officiating. Interment will be at Elan Memorial Park, Bloomsburg, Pa. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Emphysema Foundation. 
 
  Dewey F. Holder  PITTSFORD — Dewey F. Holder, 84, formerly of Pittsford, died June 28, 2000, in Lebanon, Tenn. He was born Dec. 16, 1915, in Calhoun County, Ala., the son of Benjamin Collie and Addie (Braswell) Holder. He retired from the Ford Rouge Plant after 32 years.  Dewey is survived by five children, Virgil (Dorothy) Holder of Stanley, N.C., Barbara (Kent) Mullin of Lebanon, Tenn., Bob (Gloria) Holder of Taylor, Mich., Sue (Ernie) Messer of Cement City and Dewey (Anna) Holder of Tecumseh; 21 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Floyd Holder of Jacksonville, Ala., Vernon (Mert) Holder of Oxford, Ala.; and a sister, Maebelle Johnson of Jacksonville, Ala. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mary Hazel; a daughter, Sharon Jezierski; a brother, Elbert; a sister, Gladys Johnson, and a half sister, Francis.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, with the Rev. Greg Burdine officiating. Burial will be in Lickley Corners Cemetery, Pittsford. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday. 
 
  Jean E. Hoenes  ADRIAN — Jean E. Hoenes, age 89, of Adrian, died Monday, May 8, 2000, at the Barnett Manor in Adrian. She was born Nov. 29, 1910, in Richfield, Township, Ohio, to Clarence and Lina (Hendrickson) Taylor. On Sept. 5, 1929, she married Stanley W. Hoenes. He preceded her in death on July 16, 1982. Jean had been involved in the jewelry business in New York City. She later moved to Onancock, Va., where she raised peacocks. She was a member of the National Wildlife Association and Ducks Unlimited. Jean is survived by a sister, Phyllis Nash and her husband, Gordon, of Adrian; six nieces and nephews, Carol (William) Dunn of Williamston, Mich., Joyce (James) Nickless of Paw Paw, Mich., Arlene Tanasichuck of Toledo, John A. Nye of Richfield, Ohio, Patricia (James) Miller of Swanton, Ohio, and Eleanor (John) Hazelwood of Vallejo, Calif.; several great-nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Ernistine Dart of Manitou Beach. In addition to her husband, Stanley, she was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Hazel Nye. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, May 11, 2000, at 11 a.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Charlotte Hoppe officiating. Burial will be in Wolfinger Cemetery in Richfield Township, Ohio. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Parkinson Foundation. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
BRITTON — Lois Agnes Harsh, 76, of Britton, died June 19, 2000, at Provincial House, Adrian. She was born May 13, 1924, in Adrian, the daughter of Charles and Ida (Faler) Knepper. On Feb. 25, 1950, she married Calvin Coolidge Harsh in Fort Wayne, Ind. Lois graduated from Adrian High School in 1942 and lived in the Britton area for 50 years. She was a member of the Macon United Methodist Church, a Girl Scout Leader for 36 years, and supported her children through sports activities and 4-H. She also enjoyed bowling. Lois is survived by seven children, John (Nancy) Harsh of Adrian, Mary (Jon) Hammer of Milan, Robert (Julie) Harsh of Clinton, David (Sue) Harsh of Onsted, Thomas (Cheri) Harsh of Tipton, Cynthia (Mike) Dority of Ypsilanti and Janice (Alvin) Herrst of Deerfield; 25 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Tuttle of Jackson and Eunice Hoeft of Onsted; a sister-in-law, Fern Knepper of Vallejo, Calif., and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Calvin Coolidge Harsh; two brothers, Homer and Ralph Knepper, and a grandson, Travis Dority. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh, with the Rev. Bonny Lancaster and the Rev. Greg Rowe officiating. Burial will be at the Macon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. 
 
ADRIAN — Doyle G. Hudson, age 55, of Adrian, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at Bixby Medical Center. He was born July 29, 1944, in Hackleburg, Ala., to Eugene Hudson and Gennette (Frederick) Cochran. On July 6, 1968, he married Tanya Smith in Adrian, and she survives. He worked at Dave Knapp Ford as a salesman for the past nine years. In addition to his wife, Doyle is survived by two daughters, Heather Hawley and her husband, Shawn, and their daughter, Mackenzie (Grandpa’s Bumpa) of Brooklyn, and Hillary Hudson of Adrian; one son, Tim Bovee and family of Morenci; his parents, Eugene Hudson and his wife, Dot, of Irondale, Ala., and Gennette Cochran and her husband, Bill Higley of Adrian; three stepbrothers, Charlie McMillen of Adrian, Larry McMillen of Florida and Mike Cochran and his wife, Julie, of Elko, Nev.; one stepsister, Connie Landis and her husband, Don, of Waterford; his father-in-law, Leland Smith of Adrian; two sisters-in-law, Marlena Mulvene of Lexington, Ky., and Rebecca Hudson of Inman, S.C., and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Hudson on April 21, 2000, and by a stepfather, Edward Cochran on May 20, 1987. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services for Doyle will be held on Friday, June 16, 2000, at 11 a.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Lloyd Jewett officiating. Burial of cremains will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park in Adrian. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Hickman Cancer Center. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
TECUMSEH — Lyle E. Hunt, 85, of Tecumseh, passed from this life on Monday, June 19, 2000, at Lynwood Manor. He was born May 31, 1915, in Tecumseh, to Lester and Cleo (Cheever) Hunt. Lyle served in the U.S. Army from March 13, 1944, until April 29, 1946. On Feb. 5, 1944, he married Norlene Schrader. She preceded him in death on July 3, 1990. On Oct. 17, 1991, he married Barbara Baugh. She survives. Lyle farmed with his father until he began working at Tecumseh Products, where he retired in 1982 after 46 years of service. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Adrian and Tecumseh American Legion Post #34. Lyle enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing cards, and was crazy about horse racing. Lyle is survived by his wife, Barbara, two daughters, Sharon (Tom) Blanton of Adrian, Jacalyn (Joe) Scott of Jackson; four grandchildren, Lisa Blanton of Lansing, Jeffrey Blanton of Royal Oak, Trisha Scott and Kurt Scott, both of Jackson; one brother, Edward (Margaret) Hunt of Tecumseh; three stepchildren, Kathy Hebert of Tecumseh, Diana Mattis of Tecumseh, John Baugh of Adrian and seven stepgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Norlene, his parents and a sister, Velma Jarrett. Funeral services for Lyle will be 2 p.m. Thursday, June 22, 2000, at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home with the Rev. John Guthrie officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery with full military rites by the Underwood-Orr Tecumseh American Legion Post #34. Friends may visit the family on Wednesday, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  Memorial contributions in Lyle’s name may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Adrian. Envelopes are available at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. 
 
INMAN, S.C. — Dennis C. Hudson, age 53, of Inman, S.C., formerly of Adrian, died Friday, April 21, 2000, at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, N.C. He was born July 23, 1946, in Adrian, to Eugene Hudson and Gennette (Frederick) Cochran. He married the former Rebecca Witherby and she survives. Dennis graduated from Adrian High School and received his B.S. degree from Western Michigan University in 1973. He served in the United States Navy in Japan and is a Disabled American Veteran. He was an instructor at the YMCA where he took great interest in teaching aquatics to all ages. With great pride he served the Spartanburg area by volunteering with Special Olympics athletes. He also supported Civitan and Meals on Wheels. Dennis attended First Baptist Church in North Spartanburg. He was a loving and devoted husband and father and enjoyed traveling with his family. Dennis is survived by his wife and best friend, Rebecca W. Hudson; two daughters, Cassandra Helen Sutton and her husband, Christopher, of Paxton, Ill., and Kristina Dyan Benson and her husband, Christopher, of Morrisville, N.C.; his parents, Eugene Hudson and his wife, Dot, of Irondale, Ala., and Gennette Cochran and her husband, Bill Higley, of Adrian, Mich.; a brother, Doyle Hudson and his wife, Tonya, and their daughters, Heather and Hillary, of Adrian; three stepbrothers, Mike Cochran and his wife, Julie, and their daughter, Holly, of Spring Creek, Nev., Charles McMillen of Adrian and Larry McMillen of Florida; a stepsister, Connie Landis and her husband, Donald, and their children, Mark and Tracie, of Waterford, Mich.; two grandchildren, Anthony Sutton and Abigail Sutton; and several aunts and uncles. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 25, 2000, in Inman, S.C. Local funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2000, at 11 a.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Donnell Campbell officiating. Interment will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park in Adrian. Visitation hours will be on Thursday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Special Olympics. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
MORENCI — Kathleen Hall, 69, of North Street, Morenci, died Nov. 24, 1998, at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio. She was born July 28, 1929, in Marion, Ala., the daughter of Warner and Mary Lou (Langston) Goodson. On Aug. 1, 1947, she married Harole B. Hall in Bryan, Ohio. He preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 1988. Kathy was a retired Beautician living most of her life in the Morenci area. She was a member of the former Excelsior Chapter 68, Order of Eastern Star, of Morenci, which merged with Fairfield Chapter 224, OES. Survivors include one daugher, Marsha Kay (Rick) Schuster of Lyons, Ohio; one son, Richard Hall of Morenci; two granddaughters, Shana and Shelby; two stepgrandchildren, two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ector Goodson of Selma, Ala., and Marshall Goodson of Hamilton, Ala. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at the Eagle Funeral Home, Charles Fink Chapel, in Morenci, with the Rev. Harlan Correll officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Morenci. Visitation is Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. 
 
PITTSFIELD TWP. Karen J. Heath, 45, of Pittsfield Township, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 27, 2000, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. Karen fought cancer with all the strength and dignity that she was. Born on Aug. 18, 1955, the daughter of Virgil and Barbara (DeGroot) Lowery, in Tecumseh, Mich., she married Jeff Heath on May 4, 1985. He preceded her in death on Feb. 22, 2000. Karen was a very devoted wife and mother, who spent many enjoyable hours with her son's hockey teams and always had a smile on her face and a good word for everyone she met. Employed for 24 years as an executive secretary with the Washtenaw County Family Independence Agency, she was an avid Michigan sports fan and played for many Ann Arbor Women's Softball Leagues. Karen will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her, especially by her family, which includes her son, Eric Heath of Saline; her stepson, Jason Heath of Ann Arbor; her parents, Virgil and Barbara Lowery of Palmyra; her sisters, Becky (Greg) Goodyear of LaPalma, Calif., and Marsha (John) Philbrook of Summerville, S.C.; her mother-in-law, Helen M. Heath of Ypsilanti and many other relatives and supportive friends. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the Nie Funeral Home, 2400 Carpenter Rd., Ann Arbor, where the family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday. Memorial tributes may be made in Karen's honor to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of Washtenaw. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. 
 
Feb. 3, 1914-Sept. 22, 2000  Funeral services have been set for Finley J. Hill, 86, of Monroe, who died at 6:28 a.m. Friday at Mercy Memorial Hospital. He had been seriously ill since Monday. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Rupp Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday. The Rev. James Jacobs, Mercy Memorial Hospital chaplain, will officiate. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park, LaSalle, under the auspices of Monroe Post 1138, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Born Feb. 3, 1914, in Fork Ridge, Ky., he was the son of Peter and Etta (Meyers) Hill. He married LeVada Hodge on Oct. 31, 1939 in Pruden, Tenn. He was employed as a mechanic at the former Wittkop Pontiac and also owned and operated Hill’s Gulf Service on Telegraph Rd. and Hill’s Mobil Service on N. Dixie Hwy. He retired in 1978. He served in the Army during World War II from Jan. 11, 1944 to Nov. 11, 1945. He attained the rank of sergeant and earned the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with three bronze stars and was awarded The Purple Heart. He was a life member of Monroe Post 1138, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Surviving are his wife; two sons, James "Woodie" (Claudia Schudel) of Milton, Fla. And Eddie J. of Monroe; two daughters Lana (Ronald) Bomia and Diana Bright, both of Monroe; 11 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. 
 
Nov. 11, 1930-Oct. 11, 2000  CARLETON – Services have been set for Bernard C. Hammer, 69, of Carleton, who died at 6:50 a.m. Wednesday in his home. He had been ill since August. Friends may call from 6 to 9 tonight and from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday at Rupp Funeral Home, Monroe, where the rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be held at 9:15 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home and at 10 at St. Patrick Catholic Church. The Rev. Robert Bauer, pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery. Surviving are his wife; three sons, Ronald J. of St. Croix, Virgin Islands, Gregory B. (Ann) of Toledo and Steven C. (Michelle) of South Bend, Ind.; two daughters, Patricia A. Hammer of Rolling Prairie, Ind. and Laura A. Hammer of Carleton; three brothers, Gerald of California, Orville of Monroe and Cletus of Georgia; a sister, Mrs. Anthony (Monica) Stritt of Monroe, and four grandchildren. 
 
Dec. 18, 1946-Oct. 17, 2000  Patricia A. Heselton, 53, of Monroe, a psychologist for Monroe County Mental Health Department for nine years, died at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday at Harborside Health Care Center, Point Place, Ohio. She had been ill for seven years and seriously ill for two months. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Rupp Funeral Home, where the rosary will be prayed Thursday evening. Funeral services will be held at 9:45 a.m. Friday at the funeral home and at 10:15 at St. Mary Catholic Church. The Rev. Anthony Sulkowski, pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Sioux Sault Marie. Surviving are her mother of Sioux Sault Marie; two daughters, Laura K. Heselton of Belleville and Mrs. Gary (Karen A.) Colton of Monroe; three sisters, Laurie J. Boniferro of Sioux Sault Marie, Ontario and Jacqueline K. Benson and Mary F. LaRock, both of Sioux Sault Marie, and a grandson. 
 
Nov. 11, 1906-Oct. 18, 2000  TEMPERANCE – Robert T. Howe, 93, a resident of Bedford Elderly Care Facility, formerly of Chelsea, died Wednesday morning at the nursing home. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home, Chelsea, where the rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Services will be he held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Chelsea. Dr. William J. Turner will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Chelsea. Surviving are two sons, John E. of Petersburg and Kurt of Ann Arbor; two sisters, Isabel Eisle of Chelsea and Bernice Hoover of South Bend, Ind.; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. 
 
Oct. 30, 1953-Dec. 8, 2000  SOUTH ROCKWOOD – Timothy Hall, 47, of South Rockwood died Friday in his home of a heart attack. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Ford Chapel of Allore Martenson Funeral Home, Rockwood, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Rev. Dr. Harold Clark of First Baptist Church, Flat Rock, will officiate. Burial will be in Michigan Memorial Park, Flat Rock. Born Oct. 30, 1953, in Wyandotte, he was the son of Hobert and Mary (Voltz) Hall. He married Debra Adams on April 11, 1981, in Taylor. He worked for 28 years as a millwright at Rouge Steel, Dearborn. He was a 1972 graduate of Riverview High School, where he played football, and held an associate’s degree from Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn. He was an honorary member of the Berlin Township Volunteer Fire Department and a member of UAW Local 600, Dearborn. His hobby was to work on and rebuild old cars. Surviving are his mother; his wife; a son, Timothy J. of Trenton; a daughter, Jamie Lee Hall of South Rockwood; and a sister, Mrs. Alice (David) Foster of Ida. 
 
March 29, 1936-Dec. 3, 2000 DUNDEE – Services have been set for Gerald W. (Tiny) Heiden, 64, of Dundee, who died at 5:24 a.m. Sunday at Mercy Memorial Hospital, Monroe.  Friends may call from 6 to 9 tonight and from 1 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Cover Funeral Home. He will lie in state from 10 until services at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church. The Revs. Martin and Angela Zimmann, co-pastors of the church, will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy F.; his mother of Dundee; two sons, Gerald (Deborah) of Dundee and Brian of Maybee; two daughters, Deborah (Ted) Brokaw of Ann Arbor and Brenda (Paul) Flaugher of Omaha, Neb.; two brothers, Wayne Sr. and Daniel, both of Dundee; a sister, Mrs. Ronald (Patricia) Massingill of Dundee, and 11 grandchildren. 
 
July 21, 1955-Dec. 8, 2000  MILAN – Alan J. Hildebrandt, 45, of Milan died Friday in his home. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Ochalek-Stark Funeral Home, Milan, where funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday. Rev. Thomas Hawkins of Tecumseh Church of Christ will officiate. Burial will be at Marble Park Cemetery, Milan. Born July 21, 1955, he was the son of Alvin and Doris (Starling) Hildebrandt. He worked as a carpenter and was a chef in the Navy, enlisting in 1972. He also was an avid traveler. Surviving are his mother of Dundee; his stepfather, Donald Hawks of Milan; a brother, Larry (Melanie) of Centerville, Tenn.; and a sister, Sharon (Scott) Rising of Dexter. 
 
LAKE ORION: Jamie Anne Michele Hutchinson, infant daughter of Daniel and Kelly (Shooltz) Hutchinson of Lake Orion, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2000, shortly after birth. In addition to her parents, survivors include her grandparents, Gerald and Gayle Hutchinson of Adrian and Tom and Shelly Shooltz of Lansing. Graveside services took place at 11 a.m. today, Nov. 28, at Dewitt Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Gorsline-Runciman Funeral Home, Dewitt Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. 
 
ADRIAN: Barbara A. Harris, 41, of Adrian passed away unexpectedly December 6, 2000, at Bixby Medical Center. She was born November 20, 1959, in Ohio, the daughter of Charles and Doris McCarley. Barbara was a graduate of Madison High School. Barbara is survived by her children: Crystal McCarley, Joshua McCarley, Matthew Gritzmaker, Warren Harris, and Ray Miller all of Adrian. Also surviving is her brother, Allen McCarley of Adrian. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother. Funeral services for Barbara will be 3:00 p.m., Monday, December 11,2000 at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Daniel officiating. Friends may visit the family on Monday, from 1:00 until time of the service. Memorial contributions in Barbara's name may be made to Barbara's family. Envelopes are available at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home 
 
Ivan J. Halberstadt   TECUMSEH: Ivan J. Halberstadt, 60, of Tecumseh, died Dec. 21, 2000 at home. He was born April 4, 1940, in Deerfield (Monroe County), the son of Ross Edward and Blanche (Benore) Halberstadt. He was a lifelong resident of the Deerfield and Tecumseh areas. He served in the U.S. Navy and medically retired from the Tecumseh Products Co. He was a volunteer fireman on the Tecumseh Fire Department for 17 years. He was a member of the Tecumseh V.F.W., Tecumseh American Legion and the 40 and 8. Ivan is survived by one sister, Susie Mae Bonini of Jackson; one brother, Ray (Irene) Halberstadt of Wamplers Lake, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, George, and two sisters, Belle Kelsey and Marie Halberstadt. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh, with the Rev. David McKinstry officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery. Military Honors will be conducted by the Tecumseh V.F.W. and American Legion. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. 
 
FLAT ROCK – 8-19-1917 - 1-1-2001 Services have been set for Imogene May Henderson, 83, of Flat Rock, who died at 7:11 p.m. Monday at Oakwood Hospital Seaway Center, Trenton. Friends may call from 5 to 9 tonight and from noon to 9 p.m. Thursday at Ford Chapel of Allore-Martenson Funeral Home, Rockwood. She will lie in state from 10 until services at 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Flat Rock. The Rev. Harold Clark will officiate, and burial will be in Huron Valley Cemetery. Surviving are her husband, Walter; a son, James (Marv) (Sharon) Phelps of Trenton; three daughters, Janet (George) Wood of Escandido, Calif., Carol (Robert) Fieck of Neenah, Wis. and Brenda Tishkof of Gibraltar; two sisters, Annie Hodnett and Catherine Carpenter, both of South Boston, Va.; nine grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. 
 
ADRIAN: Frances Jeanne Hutchinson, age 79, of Cumberland River Drive, Adrian, died Monday, Feb., 12, 2001, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. She was born Jan. 17, 1922, in Adrian to Roy and Lillian (Marthey) Eberline. Fran graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1940. On Jan. 10, 1942, she married William Earl Hutchinson, who preceded her in death in February 1999. Together they operated Hutch's Market for many years. She later joined the Bixby Hospital staff and retired from there in 1985, after 30 years of service. Fran was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, where she was an active member and Past President of the St. Mary's Rosary Altar Society, Legion of Mary and the Senior Adult Ministry. She was very involved in volunteer work with Hospice of Lenawee, Prison Ministry, Migrant Ministry Program and the Catherine Cobb Center. Fran served as a Eucharistic Minister for St. Mary's and also helped organize and serve countless funeral dinners for her fellow parishioners, both at St. Mary's and at Holy Angels in Globe, Ariz. Fran is survived by 13 children: her sons, Larry (Kathy) Hutchinson of Stratford, Wis., John and Bob Hutchinson of Globe, Ariz., Jim (Dallas) Hutchinson of Adrian, Richard (Lisa) Hutchinson of Tecumseh, David Hutchinson of Monterey, Calif., Tony, Frank and George (Theresa) Hutchinson of Adrian; and her daughters, Judy (Mrs. Kim) Bauschka of Adrian, Mary Fellers of New Philadelphia, Ohio, Martha (Mrs. Harold) Fox of Lilburn, Ga., and Barb (Mrs. Julian) DeLosSantos of Adrian. She is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Ralph (Marjorie) Day of Adrian and Mrs. Gladwyn (Ellen) Spohr of Britton; 24 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Besides her husband, Fran was preceded in death by her parents. The Funeral Liturgy for Frances will be offered on Friday, Feb. 16, 2001, at 11 a.m. from St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Thomas Helfrich as Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may call at the Anderson Funeral Home on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Rosary Service will be held on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and there will also be a Vigil Prayer Service held on Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m., at the Anderson Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee or the charity of the donor's choice. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home.

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