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ADRIAN — Elsie E. Gier, age 97, of Adrian, died Monday, May 17, 1999,at her home. She was born Jan. 9, 1902, in Dover Township to Orin C. and Clara E. (Schaeffer) Bradish. She graduated from Adrian High School in 1919 and Normal College in Ypsilanti. She married John A. Gier on June 28, 1922, in Adrian. He preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 1978. Elsie was a homemaker, and then was employed by Welch Cleaners as a bookkeeper for many years. Mrs. Gier was a life member of the Eagle’s Ladies Auxiliary and the Pythian Sisters. Her hobbies included sewing, gardening and golfing. During WWII she enjoyed writing letters to servicemen. Her survivors include two sons, Earl Gier and his wife, Louise, of Adrian and Berl Gier and his wife, Dorothea, of Adrian; a daughter, Louise Phipps and her husband, William, of Onsted; 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and six sisters. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 20, 1999, at 11 a.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Bruce Burch officiating. Burial will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian. Friends may call at the Anderson Funeral Home on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association or the Parkinson’s Foundation. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
ADRIAN — Helen Ryznar Gruel, 84, of Adrian, passed away today, Dec. 21, 1998. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. 
 
ADRIAN — Aore Glisson, 57, of Adrian, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, at her home. She was born July 6, 1941, in Hamilton, Ala., to Taft and Georgie (Cornelious) Stone. On Nov. 4, 1957, she married Richard Glisson in Tupelo, Miss. Aore worked for Power Train GM until her retirement in 1998.In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Richard Glisson and his wife, Rochelle of Adrian, and Michael Glisson and his wife, Kristina of Adrian; two daughters, Shelly Glisson of Adrian and Debbie Cheek and her husband, Dana of Lexington, Ky.; one sister, Marie Ostrander and her husband, LaVone of Brooklyn; and seven grandchildren, Joshua Clymer, Ashley Cheek, Justin Cheek, Kimberly “Baby Girl” Glisson, Justin Bailey, Jacob “Scooter Bug” Glisson and Andrew Sparks. She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Lila Clark and one brother, Dalford Stone. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday March 2, 1999, at 11 a.m. from the Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Ray Lewis, Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Gardens in Tecumseh. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
ADRIAN — Alejandra N. Gauna, age 84, of Adrian, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, December 9, 1998, at Herrick Memorial Hospital in Tecumseh. She was born May 19, 1914, in Floresville, Texas to Francisco and Tomasa (Huizar) Naranjo. On April 25, 1931, she married Jose Gauna, Sr. and he survives. Alejandra was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Guadalupe Society. In addition to her husband, she is survived by nine children; Janie Ybarra of Adrian, Jose Gauna, Jr. of Adrian, Genevieve Cardenas and her husband, Manuel of Chicago, Oscar Gauna of Newberry, MI, Ramon Gauna and his wife, Aurora of Chicago, Richard Gauna and his wife, Patty of Adrian, Olga Rosalez and her husband, Juan of Adrian, Alberto Gauna and his wife, Lily of Detroit, and Rosemary Cruz and her husband, Sixto of Detroit; one daughter-in-law, Fidela Gauna of Youngstown, Ohio; one brother, Rafael Naranjo of Texas; one sister, Josefina Sanchez of Texas; several grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two infants, one son, Frank, one brother, one sister, four grandchildren, and one son-in-law. The Funeral Liturgy for Alejandra will be offered on Saturday, December 12, 1998, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Thomas Helfrich as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 2-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home. A Vigil Prayer service will be held on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
ONSTED — Lillian Giroux, age 82, of Onsted died Thursday, December 10, 1998, at Adrian Health Care Center. She was born April 30, 1916 in Adrian to A.P. and Nora (Bitley) Grinnell. She was a lifetime resident of Lenawee County. She was graduated from Adrian High School in 1934, received her B.S. in Mathematics from Siena Heights College in 1940 and later that year she married Leo Giroux. He preceded her in death in February, 1966. Lillian taught math in the Onsted High School from 1955-1979. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Shrine in the Irish Hills; St. Joseph’s Altar Society; and the Clayton Women’s Club. She is survived by 4 sons, Joseph Giroux of Ishpeming, Gordon Giroux of Adrian, David Giroux and Daniel Giroux both of Onsted; 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Ronald and two daughters, Judy and Leora. At Lillian’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no public visitation. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, December 12, 1988, at 1:00 p.m. at the St. Joseph Shrine in the Irish Hills with Fr. Gregg Pleiness as celebrant. Interment of cremains will take place at a later date in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the organization of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
 DEERFIELD — Diane Lynn Gilson, 50, of Deerfield, passed away Sunday, Nov. 28, 1999, at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor after a long battle with cancer. Diane was born on Nov. 10, 1949, in Morganfield, Ky. She married Daniel Gilson on April 5, 1968. Diane was a housewife and worked as a nail technician for many years. She was a member of the Deerfield United Methodist Church and was involved in 4-H with her children. In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Daniel II “Bear” (Jeanne) Gilson, David Gilson and Devon Gilson, all of Deerfield; one sister, Denise Stepp of Tampa, Fla.; her stepfather, Dale Poorman; two grandchildren, D.J. and Jayson Gilson, and two step-grandchildren, Joshua and Jenniffer Soff. She was preceded in death by her father-in-law, James Gilson, and by an Uncle, Dale Gilson. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Deerfield United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gerald Sever officiating. Burial will be in Deerfield Cemetery in Deerfield Township. Visitation will be from 1-5 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday at the Tagsold Funeral Home in Blissfield and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church in Deerfield.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Deerfield United Methodist Church or Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. 
 
MORENCI — Phyllis V. Gillen, 83, of Union Street, Morenci, passed away Aug. 2, 1999, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, Ohio. She was born Jan. 18, 1916, in Medina Township, the daughter of John and Mary (Luke) Gillen. Phyllis has been in the Morenci area all of her life. She graduated from Morenci High School in 1933 and from there went Albion College where she earned her teaching degree. Phyllis was a member of the French Club, Kappa Delta Sorority and the Panhellenic Council. She was a Kindergarten teacher in the Morenci area schools for 33 years and a Librarian at the Stair Public Library for 23 years. She has been a member of the Morenci First Congregational United Church of Christ since 1926. Survivors include one niece, Janis (George) Becker of Manitou Beach; two nephews, John (Jane) Gillen of Morenci and James (Betty) Gillen of Port Richey, Fla.; 13 great nieces and nephews and 19 great-great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Virgil “Joe” and Elwood Gillen and one niece, Joanne Stiverson. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, 1999, at the Eagle Funeral Home, Charles Fink Chapel, in Morenci, with the Rev. Harlan Correll officiating. Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, Morenci. Visitation is Wednesday, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. 
 
BLISSFIELD — Richard L. Gray, 66, of Blissfield, passed away Monday, Aug. 2, 1999, at Toledo Hospital in Toledo. Funeral services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Tagsold Funeral Home in Blissfield. Visiting hours will be from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. A Masonic Service will be held Thursday at 8 p.m. at the funeral home, followed by a Commandry Service. A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday’s paper. 
 
 MORENCI — George Michael Glendening, 36, of West Mulberry Road, Morenci, died May 15, 1999, in Seneca Township. He was born June 26, 1962, in Morenci, the son of George and Verena (Clymer) Glendening. On Sept. 19, 1987, he married Roxann Sutherland in Morenci. She survives. Mike was a self-employed Carpet Layer for the past 12 years. Much of his business was with Larry’s Floor Covering in Hillsdale and Cornerstone Interior of Pioneer, Ohio. He lived in the Morenci area all of his life and was a graduate of Morenci High School, Class of 1981. He was also a two-time State Wrestling Champion. He was a member of the Morenci Sons of the American Legion Post #368.  In addition to his wife, Roxann, he is survived by his parents, George and Verena Glendening of Morenci; two sisters, Penny (Rick) Nivison of Pittsford and Glenda (Paul) Smith of Montpelier, Ohio; one brother, Gary Glendening of Cottonwood, Ariz.; two nieces, Melissa and Rachel, and one nephew, Tyler. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, 1999, at the Eagle Funeral Home, Charles Fink Chapel, in Morenci, with the Rev. Mark Johnston officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Morenci. Visitation is Tuesday, from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Morenci Rescue Squad. 
 
TECUMSEH — Neva Gaw, 85, of Tipton, died March 26, 1999, at Herrick Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh. 
 
ADRIAN — Sister Margaret Ellen Gordon, formerly known as Eleanor Marie Gordon, died Oct. 26, 1998, at the Dominican Life Center, Adrian, Mich. She was 92 years of age and in the 63rd year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation. Sister Margaret Ellen was born in Chicago, Ill., to Harry and Helen (Waldron) Gordon. Sister graduated from Nazareth Academy in LaGrange, Ill., and received a Bachelor of Philosophy degree in history from Siena Heights College in Adrian. Sister spent 32 years ministering in elementary education in Detroit, Mich.; Oak Park, Chicago and Elgin, Ill.; and Des Moines, Iowa. Sister Margaret Ellen was Principal and Teacher at St. Edward School in Detroit, Mich., from 1950 to 1956 and St. Mary School in Elgin, Ill., from 1963 to 1968. Sister was Executive Housekeeper at St. Theresa Home, Cincinnati, Ohio, for five years and a patient visitor in Dominican Santa Cruz Hospital, Santa Cruz, Calif., for one year. Sister returned to education from 1975 to 1993 where she ministered in the office at St. Bridget’s, Loves Park, Ill. In 1993 Sister retired in Loves Park, moved to Rockford two years later and in 1996 returned to the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Mich. Sister Margaret Ellen is survived by her sister, Mrs. Margaret Steinwig of St. Louis, Mo., and cousins Sisters Agnes Patrice Waldron and Rita James Waldron, who also are Adrian Dominicans. Visitation for the family will be at the Dominican Life Center Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998, at 6 p.m., followed by Vigil Prayer at 7 p.m. in Maria Chapel. The Funeral Liturgy will be offered in Maria Chapel at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, 1998. Burial will be in the Congregation cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Anderson Funeral Home. Memorial gifts may be made to: Adrian Dominican Sisters, 1257 East Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, MI 49221. 
 
ADRIAN — Baby girl, Isabella Rose Dusseau-Garno, the infant daughter of Matthew and Deanna (Dusseau) Garno, passed away January 19, 2000 at Toledo Hospital. Besides her parents, Isabella is survived by grandparents, Daniel and Debra Dusseau, Dick and Dianne Garno, Louise Berry, great-grandparents, Theodore and LaVell Dusseau, Jean Blaker, Jack and Ethel Simpkins, John and Florence Mowery, aunts and uncles, Steve and Denise (Dusseau) Strayer, Devin Dusseau and Jimmy Hill, Dan Dusseau II, John Garno and his fiance, Jamie, and many great aunts, uncles and second cousins. She was preceded in death by her great-grandfathers, Donald Blaker and Robert Garno. A graveside service for Isabella will be Monday, January 24, 2000, at Lenawee Hills Memorial Park in Adrian, with Rev. Larry Betz officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. 
 
JACKSON — Richard E. Gilmore, 76, of Jackson, passed away Jan. 28, 2000. Richard was born in Parma Dec. 19, 1923, the son of Donald and Jessie Mac (Fulton) Gilmore. In March 1984 he was married to Betty Counts and she survives. Richard spent his working years as a service manager calling on dairy farms in Jackson and Washtenaw counties. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the European Theater, he was a life member of the VFW Post #10329 of Manchester, he was also a member of the 101st Airborne Division Association, the Battered Bastards of Bastogne, and a past member of the American Legion in Brooklyn. Richard is also survived by 3 sons, James (Rosie) Gilmore of Tecumseh, Douglas (Gloria) Gilmore of Fayette, Ohio, Edwin (Tanya) Gilmore of Clinton; 2 daughters, Peg (Ken) Parr of Manchester, Elaine (Bradley) Stegg of Adrian; 10 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; brothers, Kenneth and Jerry Gilmore, sisters, Pat Hurni and Betty DeWolfe; and 2 very special aunts; stepsons Ronald, Pete, Edward Gilbert, Richard Wallace; 16 step-grandchildren, 6 step-great-grandchildren. At his request cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the VFW Post #10329 of Manchester. Arrangements entrusted to the M.G. Braun Funeral Home, Brooklyn. 
 
Oct. 1, 1981-Jan. 8, 2000-Services have been set for 1999 Monroe High School graduate Jessica Lyne Goda, 18, of Monroe, who was killed at 4:36 a.m. Saturday when the car she was riding in was stuck by a pickup truck at Strasburg and S. Custer Rds. Friends may call from 4 to 9 tonight and from 1 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Earle Little Funeral Home, Bacarella Chapel, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Dr. David Campbell, chaplain at Mercy Memorial Hospital, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. 
 
Sandra Graybill, 59, of Monroe died Friday. The cause of death is under investigation. Services are pending at Allore Funeral Home. 

Herbert L. Gruhl, 92, of Monroe died at 9 p.m. Monday at the Lutheran Home. Services are pending at Rupp Funeral Home. 

 
Feb. 7, 1916-Jan. 18, 2000  DEERFIELD - Genevieve Lucille Grasley, 83, of Deerfield, a retired Bedford Public Schools teacher, died Tuesday at Provincial House, Adrian. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Tagsold Funeral Home, Blissfield, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. John Mancini will officiate. Burial will be in Deerfield Township Cemetery. 
 
April 21, 1907-Jan. 17, 2000  Services have been set for commercial artist Herbert L. Gruhl, 92, of Monroe, who died at 9 p.m. Monday at the Lutheran Home. He had been seriously ill for a month. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Rupp Funeral Home. He will lie in state from 11 a.m. until services at noon Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Stanley AuBuchon, pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. 
 
ADRIAN — Lois Marie Grieshaber, 72, of Adrian, died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at Lynwood Manor. She was born Nov. 11, 1925, in Scottsboro, Ala., to James and Jessie (Wilson) Burrow. On Feb. 27, 1972, she married Robert Grieshaber in Palmyra, Mich. He survives. Lois had been employed by American Chain and Cable and at the Big Boy Restaurant. In addition to her husband, Robert, she is survived by three sons, Ronald Sloan of Adrian, Stanley Sloan of Pearl, Miss., and Robert Sloan of Clayton; a stepson, Robert Grieshaber Jr. of Jacksonville, Ark.; three brothers, James Burrow of Statesville,N.C., George Burrow of Adrian and George May Burrow of Statesville, N.C.; a half brother, Charles Glascock of Knoxville, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ray Sloan in 1968; two sons, Larry and Michael; a stepdaughter, Carolyn Rice; a half sister and six brothers. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998, at 2:30 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Leking officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Lois Grieshaber. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
MORENCI — George Michael Glendening, 36, of West Mulberry Road, Morenci, died May 15, 1999, in Seneca Township.  He was born June 26, 1962, in Morenci, the son of George and Verena (Clymer) Glendening. On Sept. 19, 1987, he married Roxann Sutherland in Morenci. She survives. Mike was a self-employed Carpet Layer for the past 12 years. Much of his business was with Larry’s Floor Covering in Hillsdale and Cornerstone Interior of Pioneer, Ohio. He lived in the Morenci area all of his life and was a graduate of Morenci High School, Class of 1981. He was also a two-time State Wrestling Champion. He was a member of the Morenci Sons of the American Legion Post #368. In addition to his wife, Roxann, he is survived by his parents, George and Verena Glendening of Morenci; two sisters, Penny (Rick) Nivison of Pittsford and Glenda (Paul) Smith of Montpelier, Ohio; one brother, Gary Glendening of Cottonwood, Ariz.; two nieces, Melissa and Rachel, and one nephew, Tyler. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, 1999, at the Eagle Funeral Home, Charles Fink Chapel, in Morenci, with the Rev. Mark Johnston officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Morenci. Visitation is Tuesday, from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Morenci Rescue Squad. 
 
SALINE — Genevieve F. Gross, 90, of Saline, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. She was born Feb. 17, 1910, in Macon, Mich., the daughter of John and Grace (Kunder) Camburn. She was a Saline resident all of her life. On June 25, 1931, in Saline, Mich., she married Alwin E. Gross. He preceded her in death on July 14, 1982. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Saline and a life member and Past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 311 of Saline. Survivors include one son, Robert A. Gross and his wife, Marianna, of Coldwater, Mich.; one daughter, Mrs. Constance Gonser and her husband, Harrison, of Tecumseh, Mich.; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother, George Camburn of Macon, Mich.; one sister, Marilyn Blayer of Ann Arbor, Mich. She was preceded death by one daughter, Collene Richter; one great-grandson and one sister, Ruth Spetter. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2000, 11 a.m., at the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home in Saline. Burial will take place in the Macon Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Saline Community Hospital or the First United Methodist Church in Saline. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. 
 
TIPTON — James L. Gooding, 64, of Tipton, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at Herrick Memorial Hospital in Tecumseh. He was born May 11, 1935, in Ypsilanti, Mich., the son of Edgar and Frances (Forsythe) Gooding. He lived in the Tipton area for the past 46 years, coming from Milan. He was a graduate of Milan High School in 1953 and married the former Dorothy M. Bickham on April 1, 1955, in Springville, Mich. She survives. Mr. Gooding was a retired Supervisor at the Ford Motor Company in Ypsilanti where he was employed for 35 years. He enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing and gardening. Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Debra Campbell and her husband, Arthur, of Adrian, and Judith Gooding of Tipton; one son, Mitch Gooding and his wife, Kristine, of Onsted; his grandchildren, Michael Gooding, A.J. Campbell, Lauren and Trenton Gooding and by a sister-in-law, Carolyn Gooding of Onsted. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Hugh Gooding. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 4, 2000, in the Dunn Chapel, Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home in Onsted with the Rev. Aden Porter officiating. Interment will be made in the Maple Shade Cemetery in Onsted. The visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday and from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday. Memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. Envelopes are available at the Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Homes. 
 
ADRIAN — Ernest August Griewahn, 89, of Adrian, passed away Feb. 29, 2000, at Provincial House Nursing Home. He was born Jan. 5, 1911, in Adrian, to August and Nellie (Hiser) Griewahn. On March 12, 1943, he married Dorothy Bell Staley in Adrian. She preceded him in death June 17, 1996. He and his wife lived on East Valley Road since 1962. Mr. Griewahn was a life-long farmer in the Valley Road area. He also was employed as a dispatcher at the family owned business, Griewahn Concrete, now known as Kuhlman Concrete. Ernie’ s greatest joy was his gardening and providing family, friends and neighbors with fresh fruits and vegetables. He was a wonderful father and grandfather, and will be greatly missed by his family. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Cindy (Gregg) Ladd of Adrian; four sons, Jerry (Barb) Griewahn of Dallas, Texas, Gregory Griewahn of Adrian, Michael (Mary Jo) Griewahn of Tecumseh, Danny (Joyce) Griewahn of Adrian; two brothers, Robert (Betty) Griewahn of Tecumseh and Willard (Jean) Griewahn of Manitou Beach; two sisters, Mrs. Goldie (Lonie) Damon and Mrs. Alice (Harold) Johnston, both of Adrian; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Dorothy, and a brother, Harold. Funeral services for Ernest will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 3, 2000, at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home with the Rev. Matthew Gordon officiating. Burial will follow at Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. Memorial contributions in Ernest’s name may be made to the American Lung Association. Envelopes are available at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. 
 
ADRIAN — Tyler Devlin, A.K.A. Sandra Garsey, died suddenly Friday, March 3, 2000, at Provincial Manor, Adrian, MI. She was born in Toledo, OH, May 16, 1947, to Herbert and Verna L. Garsey. She was a graduate of the University of Toledo and received a MBA from Xavier University in Cincinnati. She had lived in Seattle, WA, until 1998, when she had become disabled from multiple sclerosis and moved to her parents’ home in Adrian. Before her disability she enjoyed archery, biking and swimming. In Adrian, she enjoyed becoming reacquainted with her cousins in this area. She became an avid Scrabble player and loved visiting the Lenawee County Library and it’s staff. She appreciated the devoted care of the medical and social agencies and was especially fond of her long time home care aide, Cindy Perry. Her cats, Dakota and Cheyenne, were her constant companions. She was a member of the National Scrabble Association. She is survived by her parents, her brother and sister-in-law, Terry and Nancy Garsey of Indianapolis, IN, and a loving extended family. Preceding her in death was her sister, Elizabeth.Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 6, at 4:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home with Pastor Greg Burdine officiating. Visitation hours are on Monday from 2-4 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Envelopes are available at Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
Sept. 16, 1925 – March 4, 2000 Doris M. Gallottia, 74, of Monroe died at 1:15 p.m. Saturday in Greenbrook Manor, where she had been for the past three years. She had been ill for eight years. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Rupp Funeral Home, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Terrence Kerner, St. John's Catholic Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, LaSalle. 
 
ADRIAN — Walter Charles Glover, age 69, of Adrian, formerly of Chicago, died Thursday, March 9, 2000, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. He was born January 16, 1931, in Charlotte, N.C., to Ethel Glover. On Nov. 26, 1963, Walter married Jurlene Dunlap in Toledo, and she survives. Walter graduated from Adrian High School where he lettered in football, basketball and baseball. He also was a member of the Big Red Football Team. He then served in the United States Navy. After that he attended Adrian College on a football scholarship and also played baseball. Walter was employed as a teacher and wrestling coach in Chicago from 1966 to 1974, and then moved back to Adrian to serve as Director of Student Services for troubled children with Adrian Public Schools. During this time he also coached football for Adrian schools. Walter retired in 1991 from Michener School where he was employed as the physical education teacher. Walter was a volunteer at the Friendly Center in Adrian, and was very active in the Bethel A.M.E. Church, serving as a trustee, a member of the finance committee, a Sunday School teacher, and president of the Layman’s group. In addition to his wife, Jurlene, Walter is survived by a son, Walter Glover Jr., and his wife, Michelle, of Grand Rapids, and a granddaughter, Bianca Rose. Preceding him in death were his parents, Ethel and Ruben Griffin.Funeral services for Walter will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2000, at 1 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home with Rev. C.E. Wilson officiating and with full military rites conducted by the V.F.W. Annis-Fint, Post #1584. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation hours are on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel A.M.E. Church. Envelopes are available at Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
 ADRIAN — Georgia Lee Glover, of Adrian, passed away Feb. 27, 2000, at Barnett Manor. She was born Oct. 27, 1921, in Scotland, Ind., to William H. and Mary H. (Borders) Richardson. Georgia was raised in Indiana and moved to the Pontiac area. She graduated from Pontiac High School, then worked in the Pontiac area before marrying Rex Glover and moving to Adrian. Georgia and Rex were married on June 26, 1970. He preceded her in death on June 8, 1993. She worked with her husband in the real estate office until retiring in the early ‘80s. She was a former member of the Zonta Club, Lenawee Country Club and Devils Lake Yacht Club. Survivors include a niece, Mrs. Carol (William) Gaddes of Waterford; a nephew, James (Mary) Richardson ofGrosse Ile, Mich.; sister-in-law, Donna Richardson of Pontiac; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Linda Gigax of Bryan, Ohio, and Mrs. Marsha Borton of West Unity, Ohio; sister-in-law, Helen Rosendaul of Bryan, Ohio; a brother-in-law, Jim (Norma) Spahr of Fort Myers, Fla., and five stepgrandchildren. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Max Richardson. Memorial services for Georgia will be 3 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2000, at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home with the Rev. Maurice Sharai officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday, from 2 p.m. until service time. Memorial contributions in Georgia’s name may be made to the First United Methodist Church. Envelopes are available at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. 
 
ADRIAN — Wayne T. “Doc” Galusky, 52, of Adrian, passed away March 4, 2000, at Bixby Medical Center. He was born April 24, 1947, in Holly, Mich. Wayne served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam era. He worked in maintenance for apartment complexes in Adrian. Wayne is survived by a brother, Richard Galusky of Adrian, and two half-sisters, JoAnn Warner of Avon Park, Fla., and Patricia Nacissico of Florida. Visitation for Wayne will be Thursday, from 6-8 p.m. at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. Interment will be at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Battle Creek. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. 
 
 TECUMSEH — Odessa A. Gregg, 98, of Tecumseh, went to be with her Heavenly Father, March 8, 2000. She passed away at her home under the loving care of family and Hospice. She was born May 29, 1901, in Defiance County, Ohio, the daughter of Simon and Emily (Romanus) Mavis. On Jan. 1, 1927, she married Noble J. Gregg in Adrian. He passed away on Aug. 26, 1974. She had a steadfast faith in God and was a longtime member of the First Church of the Brethren in Adrian. She enjoyed cooking and was an avid gardener. Odessa is survived by a daughter, Evelyn (Merle) Hendricks of Tecumseh; three granddaughters, Karen (Roy) Waycaster of Tecumseh, Janice (Wayne) Edwards of Grand Rapids and Beverly (Rick) Koebbe of Boise, Idaho; three great-grandchildren, Michelle Wiles, Jena Hogenson and Kristen Koebbe; seven stepgreat-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson and one sister, Myra Jackson of Flint. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Noble; two brothers, Dale and Howard Mavis; and six sisters, Viola Billow, Nora Zeigler Fortress, Ruby Pifer, Lottie Jackson, Helen Piplow Russell and Jessie VanEtten Naylor. She will be greatly missed by her family and all those lives she enriched by knowing her. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh, with Pastor Gary Williams officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International or Hospice of Lenawee. 
 
ADRIAN — Edward A. Goodman, age 71, of Adrian, died Tuesday, March 14, 2000, at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital in Windsor, Ontario. He was born Jan. 15, 1929, in Middlesboro, Ky., to Ernest and Eva (Manis) Goodman. On July 28, 1950, Edward married Verdie Walker in Middlesboro, Ky., and she survives. Edward served in the United States Army and enjoyed fishing, hunting and bowling. Surviving Edward, in addition to his wife, Verdie, is a daughter, Deborah Vallelunga of Adrian; two sisters, Shirley Reeves of Georgia and Delores Payne of Florida, and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Katherine Cunkle, two brothers and five sisters. Cremation has taken place. At Edward’s request there will be no funeral service. Interment of cremains will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Gardens in Tecumseh at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Anderson Funeral Home. 

Dec. 31, 1923-July 2, 2000  ERIE – Retired pattern-maker Lawrence Melvin Gfell, 76, of Bedford Township, died Sunday at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mr. Gfell’s home, 243 Fairfax Dr., in Hidden Creek Mobile Home Community. Bedford Funeral Chapel, Temperance, was in charge of arrangements. Surviving are three sons, Stephen and Daniel, both of Toledo and Barry of Steele, Mo.; a daughter, Kathleen Gfell of Toledo; a sister, Mrs. Elton (Virigina) Gates of Monroeville, Ohio, and six grandchildren. 
 
ADRIAN — Virginia M. Goff, 86, of Adrian, passed away June 16, 2000, at Provincial House.  At Virginia’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no services. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. 
 
ADRIAN — Sister Bernadine Graber, formerly known as Sister Charles Marie, died April 22, 2000, at the Dominican Life Center. She was 86 years of age and in the 67th year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation. Sister Bernadine was born in Archbold, Ohio, to Charles and Mary (Gushman) Graber. Sister graduated from Central High School in Defiance, Ohio, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin from Siena Heights College in Adrian, a Master of Arts degree in the Classics from DePaul University in Chicago, Ill., a Master of Arts degree in Theology from the University of Detroit in Detroit, Mich., and a Doctor of Human Services in Formative Spirituality from the University of Sarasota in Sarasota, Fla. Sister spent 34 years ministering in education in Detroit, Dearborn, Adrian and Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.; Toledo, Ohio; Chicago, Ill., and Albuquerque, N.M. From 1970 to 1996 Sister was in Sarasota, Fla., ministering in religious education, research and planning, director of volunteers. During that period from 1974 to 1976 she did research for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in Boston, and from 1983 to 1985 was a visiting scholar at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. In 1996 she retired to the Dominican Life Center in Adrian. Sister Bernadine is survived by two brothers, Marc Graber of Homosassa, Fla., and Dr. Virgil Graber of Findlay, Ohio, and a sister, Mrs. Agnes Bouchard of Coventry, Conn. Visitation for the family will be at the Dominican Life Center on Tuesday, April 25, at 6 p.m., followed by Virgil Prayer at 7 p.m. in Maria Chapel. The Funeral Liturgy will be offered in Maria Chapel on Wednesday, April 26, at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Congregation cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Anderson Funeral Home. Memorial gifts may be made to the Adrian Dominican Sisters, 1257 East Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, MI 49221. 
 
MORENCI — Gladys E. Garber, 95, of Morenci, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2000, at the Farquhar Manor in Morenci. She was born March 2, 1905, in Lyons, Ohio, to Wilford and Elizabeth (Tietz) Brewer. On July 21, 1930, she married Donald Garber in Bryan, Ohio. He preceded her in death in May of 1973. Gladys lived in the Morenci area all of her life. She was formerly employed at the Porter Lumber Co. as a Bookkeeper and as a Clerk at the Butler Shoe Store. She has been a member of the Morenci First Baptist Church since the early 1920s. Besides her husband, Donald, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Dorothy Ferry, Flossie, Mary Lou Brewer and Marie Browning; three brothers, Carl, William and Kenneth Brewer. Gladys is survived by one daughter-in-law, Carolyn Garber of Fayette, Ohio; two stepgrandchildren, five stepgreat-grandchildren, two stepgreat-great-grandsons; one sister, Doris Roch of West Unity, Ohio; three brothers, Cassius Brewer of Adrian, Roger Brewer of Morenci and Ronald Brewer of Bryan, Ohio. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at the Morenci First Baptist Church with the Rev. Brian Wonn and the Rev. Dennis Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Eagle Funeral Home, Charles Fink Chapel, Morenci. Memorial contributions may be made to the Morenci First Baptist Church or a charity of the donor’s choice. 
 
DEERFIELD — Mary Gilson, 92, of Deerfield, passed away Thursday evening, March 23, 2000, at the Lenawee Medical Care Facility in Adrian. Mary was born Nov. 19, 1907 in Windsor, Ill., the daughter of George and Carrie (Kennedy) Sporleder. On Sept. 1, 1928 she was married to Glen M. Gilson. Mary was a homemaker for most of her life and a dedicated mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Deerfield United Methodist Church in Deerfield. For two years Mary enjoyed helping out at the M.L. Miller Department Store in Toledo. In addition to her husband, Glen, surviving is one son, Robert (Carolyn) Gilson of Deerfield; six grandchildren, Gregory (Sharon) Opel, Robert (Debra) Gilson, Donald (Jennifer) Gilson, Kenneth (Rita) Gilson, Timothy (Denise) Gilson and Sharon (Gregory) Languasco; 13 great-grandchildren, Jarrod and Amanda Opel; Kara, Aaron and Megan Gilson; Marissa, Shauna and Tavia Gilson; Tyler and Sara Gilson; Justin and Janelle Languasco; and Brandy Ward; and a son-in-law, Robert Opel. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Marilyn Opel, two brothers and one sister. Funeral services for Mary will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Deerfield United Methodist Church in Deerfield with Pastor Walt Miller officiating. Burial will be in Deerfield Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Saturday at the Tagsold Funeral Home in Blissfield and after 1 p.m. Sunday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Deerfield United Methodist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and the church. 
 
Feb. 17, 1915-Sept. 21, 2000 Joseph Guich, 85, of Monroe died at 7 p.m. Thursday at Medi-Lodge of Monroe. He had been in poor health for four months. Friends may call from 1 to 8 tonight at the Rupp Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday. The Very Rev. Miosav Ghingilovich of St. George’s Serbian Orthodox Church will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Detroit. Born Feb. 17, 1915 in Dorset, Ohio, he was the son of Sava and Leposava (Agicezic) Guich. He married Dorothy S. Stoyek on Oct. 22, 1937 in Bowling Green, Ohio. She died May 2, 1995. He was a millwright for Ford Motor Co. for 35 years at the Sterling and Monroe plants before retiring in 1972. He attended St. George’s Serbian Orthodox Church and was a member of UAW Local 723 in Monroe and St. Nicholas Lodge 568, Free and Accepted Masons in Clawson. He was an avid reader and enjoyed boxing and football. Surviving are two sons, Robert T. and Samuel J., both of Monroe; a daughter, Katherine A. Guich of Monroe, and five grandchildren. 

ADRIAN: Frances Elizabeth Green, 87, of Adrian, passed away Nov. 16, 2000, at Adrian Health Care Center. She was born June 23, 1913, in Adrian, Mich., to George R. and Stella S. (Woodring) Parker. On Oct. 9, 1933, she married Leland G. Green in Angola, Ind. He preceded her in death in 1981. Frances operated her own sewing and drapery business. She was also an accomplished artist. Frances is survived by her brother, Raymond Parker of Adrian, and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Lila Smith and Doris Redman. Funeral services for Frances will be 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18, 2000, at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Herter officiating. Burial will follow at Fairfield Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. 
Memorial contributions in memory of Frances may be made to Hope Lutheran Church or Alzheimers Association. Envelopes are available at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. 
 
ADRIAN: William M. Garland, age 82, of Adrian, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at Provincial House. He was born Sept. 21, 1918, in Unicoi, Tenn., to Lace and Dutsy (Frye) Garland. On Dec. 12, 1946, he married Doris M. Cooley in Tecumseh, and she survives. William worked at Myers Aircraft in Tecumseh as a sheet metal former until he went to work for Ford Motor Company in Saline, where he retired in 1974. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He loved to spend time with his family and friends, and he took great pleasure in his great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Doris, he is survived by three sons, Jack (Dorothy) Garland, Charles Garland and Harold (Louise) Garland, all of Adrian; one daughter, Shirlene Smith of Marion, Ohio; one sister, Byrdie McMillan of Anniston, Ala.; 18 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a very good friend, Glenn Wellman. He was preceded in death by his parents, a stepmother, three sons, Herman, Billy and Hubert, and a granddaughter, Benita. Funeral services for William will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2000, at 1:30 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home with Pastor Toby Weaver officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
MORENCI: Myron W. Geiman. age 82, of Morenci, formerly of Monroe, died, Nov. 13, 2000, at home. He was born Feb. 14, 1918, in Monroe, the son of John and Hulda (Hoffman) Geiman. On Oct. 23, 1941, he married Shirley Jones at Zion Lutheran Church in Monroe. He retired from Consolidated Packaging Co. in Monroe in 1978. He was a member Trinity Lutheran Church in Morenci. Myron is survived by his wife, Shirley, three children, Sharon (Roy) Stobe of Mt. Prospect, Ill., John (Carolyn) Geiman of Clyde, Ohio, and Michael (Linda) Geiman of Maumee, Ohio; eight grandchildren and one sister, Helen Gerick of Monroe. He was preceded in death by his parents. A Memorial Service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Morenci, with Pastor James Bartz officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Highway (M-52), Adrian. 
 
Feb. 10, 1937-Dec. 1, 2000  COLUMBIA, S.C. – Charles E. Goodnough, 63, of Columbia, formerly of Maybee, died Friday at Veterans Affairs Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Cemetery, Maybee. The Rev. Anthony Sulkowski, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church, Monroe, will officiate. Rupp Funeral Home, Monroe, was in charge of arrangements. Surviving are his wife, Betty; two sons, Troy and Todd, both of Monroe; a daughter, Tina Yaeger of Monroe; a stepdaughter, Lora Acker of Fort Wayne, Ind.; a sister, Donna Borovich of Monroe, and nine grandchildren. 
 
Jan. 11, 1965-Dec. 4, 2000 TEMPERANCE – Services have been set for Marianne K. Grove, 35, of Temperance, who died at 5:20 a.m. Monday in her home. She had been ill for seven years. Friends may call from 7 to 9 tonight and from 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Michael W. Pawlak Funeral Home, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Stephen Sparks, pastor of First Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Toledo Memorial Park, Sylvania, Ohio. Surviving are her husband, Bob; her parents of Pensacola, Fla.; a stepson, Andrew of Lambertville; a daughter, Kaitlin Grove at home; two brothers, Joe of Milton, Fla. and Mark of Temperance, and a sister, Mrs. Tom (Tina) Stuart of Toledo. 
 
TOMBALL, Texas: Joseph (Joe) A. Georgal, 92, passed away peacefully in Tomball, Texas, on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2000. His wife of 62 years, Elizabeth Betty (Fisher) Georgal, survives. Joe was born in East St. Louis, Ill., on July 4, 1908, and was the first child of Lithuanian immigrant parents John and Mary (Slapkauskyte) Georgal (Jurgelaitis). During his young adult years, Joe was an accomplished athlete. He played baseball for the St. Louis farm team in Houston, was a player for a semi-professional football team and was a semi-finalist in boxing for Olympic trials. He became known throughout his life as a kind, humorous and caring person. Joe was a certified Master Sand Molder for precision metal castings and also built and operated a custom painting business for home and commercial businesses in Western New York. He spent the majority of his adult life in the North Tonawanda, N.Y., area where he was a charter and lifetime member of the Rescue Fire Department and onetime president. In addition, Joe was a former president of the Volunteer Fireman's Association. He also was a volunteer American Red Cross Advanced First Aid Instructor for more than 15 years. After retiring, Joe and Betty moved to Adrian, Mich., in 1986 to be near their son, John (Jack) and daughter-in-law, Elfriede (Elli) Georgal. Joe enjoyed working for many years at Spielman's Nursery where he found great pleasure in assisting and advising gardeners and landscapers in achieving their goals. The Adrian Senior Citizens group was always a source of good friends and fun. In 1997, Joe and Betty decided to move to the warmer climate of Hockley, Texas, where their other son and his spouse, Joseph (Skip) and Danita Georgal reside. He experienced a setback in health and was lovingly tended to by all of his family members in Texas during the past several years. Joe is also survived by two sisters in Belleville, Ill., Josephine Breisacher and Francis Gravlin, plus seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Ann, and a brother, Roy. At his request, Joe has been cremated. His ashes will be interred at his mother's gravesite in Belleville, Ill. Memorial services, including a Mass at the church of his baptism in East St. Louis, will be held on Dec. 9, 2000. Joe asked that donations, in place of flowers, be provided in his name to St. Mary's Catholic Church of Adrian. Local arrangements were under the direction of the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian, Mich. 
 
ADRIAN: Robert O. Goedert, 78, of Adrian passed away peacefully in his sleep at home Monday, Jan. 1, 2001. He was born on Feb. 22, 1922, in Essex, Mo., the son of William Franklin and Bessie Mae (Welch) Goedert. During World War II, he served in the Army. On May 27, 1943, he married Marjorie Hayden in Monroe, Mich. She survives. When Bob initially moved to Adrian, he sold insurance for Mutual of Omaha and National Life. In 1963, he started Bob Goedert, Inc. Realtor & Builder. During his career, he developed 10 subdivisions and more recently worked closely with his son, Mark, at Mark & Bob Goedert Realtors. Instrumental in starting the Lenawee County Home Builders Association, Bob served as president for two terms. Bob was a member of the Lenawee County Board of Realtors and also served two terms as board president. In 1999 he was honored with their Realtors Golden Rule Award. He also served as Vice President of the Michigan Board of Realtors and was member of the Adrian Kiwanis Club as well as Chairman of the Lenawee Chapter of the American Cancer Society. Bob was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Adrian where he was an Elder, a Sunday School Teacher and a Youth Advisor. Bob will be sadly missed by his wife of more than 57 years, Marjorie; his children: Pamela Esterline and her husband, Bill, of Manitou Beach, Robert Goedert and his wife, Joanna, of Houston, Texas, Richard Goedert and his wife, Mary, of Plymouth, Mich., and Mark Goedert and his wife, Becky, of Adrian; 12 grandchildren: Bryan (Cory) Esterline of Saline, Heather Esterline of Manitou Beach, Laura Goedert of Ypsilanti, Melissa Goedert, also of Ypsilanti, Tressa (James) Grantham of Atlanta, Shayna (Richard) Daykin of Adrian, Hillary Goedert of East Lansing, Melissa Wallace of Kalamazoo, Sarah Wallace of Chicago, Paula (Keith) Tucker of Tecumseh, Dana O'Dell of Ft. Wayne and Kerin (Eric) Carlson of Ypsilanti; eight great-grandchildren: Jackson and Caitlyn Esterline, Tyler and Emma Grantham, Jessica Daykin, Ashley and Alexis Tucker and Breanna O'Dell; a sister, Vonda Hawley of Eaton Rapids, Mich. Four sisters and five brothers preceded Bob in death. Funeral services for Bob will be held on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Adrian with the Rev. John Guthrie officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home on Wednesday from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. Contributions in memory of Bob may be made to the Robert and Marjorie Goedert Endowment Fund at the First Presbyterian Church in Adrian. Envelopes are available at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home. 
 
ADRIAN: Charlotte C. Gorman, age 69, of Adrian, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at her home. She was born Aug. 18, 1931, in Philadelphia, Pa., to George A. and Birdie Mae (Cox) Ziegler. On April 19, 1958, she married John F. Gorman in Philadelphia, Pa. In addition to her husband, John, she is survived by three sons, Jonathan Gorman of Elko, Nev., Bartholomew Gorman and his wife, Kerry, of Glen Ellyn, Ill., and Benjamin Gorman of Philadelphia, Pa.; one daughter, Jennifer Bailey of Adrian; one brother, George A. Ziegler and his wife, Rita, of Guilford, Conn.; six grandchildren, John Clark, Elliott and Drew Bailey of Adrian and Robert, Elizabeth and Katherine Gorman of Glen Ellyn, Ill. She was preceded in death by her parents. At Charlotte's request, cremation has taken place. There will be no public visitation or services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Maples Fan Club at Adrian High School. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home. 
 
Richard Ara Goolian  ADRIAN: Richard Ara Goolian, 80, passed away Friday, December 22, 2000 at Bixby Medical Center. He was born on June 22, 1920, in Chicago, Illinois, to Lutvig S. and Queen (Kurkjian) Goolian. Richard graduated from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Union High School in 1938. He continued his education at the University of Michigan, earning his Bachelor of Music in 1942 and his Masters in 1947. In 1943, Richard married Betty Rhodes in Texas. He served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in France and Germany, during World War II. In 1947, Mr. Goolian joined the staff of Chapman College in Los Angeles, as a professor of music, specializing in the piano. He came to Adrian College in 1964 and in 1981, he became Chairman of the Department of Music. He retired in 1985. Mr. Goolian had given many piano concerts while in Adrian. He was a member of the Lenawee Country Club, where he enjoyed golfing, and a member of Phi Mu Alpha Music Fraternity at the University of Michigan. Including his wife, Betty, Mr. Goolian is survived by two daughters, Kathleen Goolian of Adrian and Betsy Goolian of Whitmore Lake, MI and her husband Cougas Jones. Mr. Goolian was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Goolian, sister, Zabelle Goolian, and sister-in-law, Joan Goolian all of Grand Rapids. At Mr. Goolian's request, cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service 11:00 a.m. on Tues, December 26, 2000 at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home with Rev. Maurice Sharai officiating. Private burial of ashes will be at a later time. Visitation with the family has been arranged for one hour prior to the service on Tuesday morning at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given in Mr. Goolian's name to Adrian College. Envelopes are available at the Braun Everiss Wagley Funeral Home.


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