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Francesco A. Mantegna

Services for Francesco Antonio Mantegna, 94, of Farmington Hills, were held Aug. 24 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Farmington with the Rev. Ronald Browne officiating. Burial will take place in Italy.

Mr. Mantegna was born May 13, 1908 in Italy and died Aug. 17, 2002 at St. Mary Hospital in Livonia.

He is survived by his son, Bruno (Maria); daughters, Maria (Frank) Perri and Guiseppa (Paolo) Raco; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Maria and son Antonio.

Arrangements made by Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home in Farmington.

Arthur E. Krause

Services for Arthur E. Krause, 87, formerly of Farmington Hills, were held Aug. 23 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Novi with the Rev. Paul Ballion officiating. Burial took place at Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens in Novi. 

Mr. Krause was born April 25, 1915 in Detroit and died Aug. 20, 2002 in Novi. He worked as an inspector for Ford Motor Company and enjoyed music.

He is survived by his wife, Ann; sons, David (Sally) and Gary; daughter, Carol (Tim) Kramer; sister, Eleanor (Invole) Zuconi; grandchildren, David and Adam; great-grandchildren, Jamie and Quinn; and niece, Linda Calkins.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital P.O. Box 3704, Memphis, TN 38173-0704.

Arrangements made by Thayer-Rock Funeral Home in Farmington.

Herbert S. Barnum

Herbert Stanley Barnum, 78, died July 11, 2002 at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills.

Mr. Barnum, formerly a long-time resident of Farmington Hills, was born in Livonia on April 5, 1924. He was a member for many years of the First Baptist Church of Farmington. Mr. Barnum was recognized by his employer for his community service. His many activities included both the Lions Club and the Boy Scouts. He served as pack leader of Cub Scout Pack 395, scoutmaster of Troop 35, and also worked with Troops 230 and 389 (the Boy Scout Band). 

Mr. Barnum is survived by his wife, Rose Elloeen; sons, Michael and Brian; daughters, Elyse and Cheryl; grandchildren, Maurice and Dominique; and great-grandchildren, Christine and Vanessa.

Patricia J. Williamson

Services for Patricia J. Williamson, 75, of Farmington Hills, were held Aug. 24 at Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home in Farmington with the Deacon Robert Delbeke officiating.

Mrs. Williamson was born Dec. 20, 1926 in Scranton, Penn. and died Aug. 21, 2002 at Providence Hospital in Southfield. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her children, Robert Williamson, Patricia (Edwin) Cooper, Ann (Robert) Kalec and Thomas Williamson (Robert Gutherie); sisters, Mary, McKeough and Barbara Rohraugh; granchildren, Jennifer, William, Kimberly, Michael, Stephen, and Matthew; and great-grandchild, Jordan. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert, daughter Catherine and son Douglas. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Children's Leukemia Society of Michigan.

Agnes B. MacLeod

Services for Agnes Blake MacLeod, 90, of Metamora, were held Aug. 24 at Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home in Farmington with the Rev. David Owens officiating. Burial took place at Roseland Park Cemetery in Berkley.

Ms. MacLeod was born May 12, 1912 in Detroit and died Aug. 19, 2002 at Lapeer County Medical Care Facility in Mayfield, Mich. She worked as an executive secretary for Brotherhood of Maintenance and Way Railroad Employees. She was a member of Ward Presbytarian Church.

She is survived by her nephews, Charles (Nila) MacLeod, Robert MacLeod, Richard (Cindy) MacLeod, and Douglas (Dorothy) MacLeod; great nephews, Matthew and Paul MacLeod; and great nieces, Emily and Katie (Pete) Granger.

Memorial contributions may be made to Suncrest Auxiliary. 

Isabella A. Hillebrand

Services for Isabella Amelia Arens Hillebrand, 100, of Farmington Hills, were held Aug. 24 at St. Agatha Church in Redford.

Mrs. Hillebrand was born Aug. 11, 1902 in Fowler, Mich. and died Aug. 20, 2002. She earned a degree from Michigan State Normal College (now Eastern Michigan University) and taught in a one room schoolhouse. She was a member and board officer of the Council of Catholic Women, Archdiocese of and Detroit and a member of both the League of Catholic Women and the Daughters of Isabella. 

A long time member of St. Mary of Redford Parish, she was past president of the Altar Society and head of the altar care committee until moving to Grand Court in Farmington Hills. She taught piano in her home for 30 years and was a Torch Drive (United Way) regional chair for a number of years. She also volunteered at the Bertha Fisher Home, World Medical Relief, as a tutor for International Institute and at Grand Court. She received the "Take Time To Care" award from the Kiwanis Club #1 Detroit and Volunteer of the Year in 1988 from the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

She is survived by her children, Mary Merz, Frank, Colette Duggan and Constance Aligada. She is preceded in death by her husband Vincent.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jesuit Missions, 7303 W. Seven Mile, Detroit, MI 48221.

Arrangements made by O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home in Novi.

Rose M. Benci

Services for Rose Marie Benci, 72, of Farmington Hills, will be held at a later date.

Mrs. Benci was born Jan. 19, 1930 in Highland Park and died Aug. 22, 2002 in Farmington Hills. She worked as an office manager for a medical practice.

She is survived by her husband, John Jr.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchins.

Arrangements made by Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home in Farmington.

Thomas J. Hankins

Services for Thomas Joseph Hankins, 69, of Farmington Hills, were held Aug. 27 at St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Dearborn with the Rev. William Brennan officiating.

Mr. Hankins was born Oct. 4, 1932 in Detroit and died Aug. 23, 2002 at Providence Hospital in Southfield. He worked as an inspector for General Motors and was a Korean War veteran. He was also a member of the Livonia VFW Post No. 3941.

He is survived by his sons, Mark, Michael, Jeffrey, Thomas and Charles; daughters, Barbara Birecki, Joanne Hankins and Mary Martin; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Detroit Area Chapter, 17220 W. 12 Mile Road, Ste. 100, Southfield, MI 48076.

Arrangements made by Thayer-Rock Funeral Home in Farmington. 

Albert A. Junglas

Services for Albert Anton Junglas, 89, of Farmington Hills, were held Aug. 27, at Old Apostolic Lutheran Church in Farmington Hills with the Rev. William Scheffler officiating. Burial took place at Glen Eden Memorial Park in Livonia.

Mr. Junglas was born Feb. 10, 1913 in Hot Springs S.D. and died Aug. 24, 2002 at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills.

He is survived by his wife, Signe; and sisters, Lillian Lobbestael and Ada Muonio.

Arrangements made by Thayer-Rock Funeral Home in Farmington.

Selma R. Konkel

Services for Selma Ruth Konkel, 77, of Farmington Hills, were held Aug. 28 at Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home in Farmington with the Rev. James Vander Schurer officiating. Burial took place at Glen Eden Memorial Park in Livonia.

Mrs. Konkel was born Feb. 24, 1925 in Detroit and died Aug. 23, 2002 in Farmington Hills.

She is survived by her husband, Jack; daughters, Penny (John) Ping, Patricia (Jerry) Norton and Lisa (Allan) Needleman; sister, Madline (Lee) Parker; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Irene P. Bonnell

Services for Irene Pauline Bonnell, 100, formerly of Farmington, will be held at 10 a.m. today, Aug. 29 at St. Gerald Church in Farmington with the Rev. Gerald McEnhill officiating. Burial will take place at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Southfield.

Mrs. Bonnell was born Aug. 19, 1902 in Ontario, Canada and died Aug. 27, 2002 at Marywood Nursing Home in Livonia. She worked as an industrial nurse and was a member of St. Gerald Catholic Church.

She is survived by her nephew, William (Ilene) Birge; and great-nephew, Joseph (Joanne) Thimm. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward.

Memorial contributions may be made to Marywood Nursing Home in Livonia.

Arrangements made by Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home in Farmington.
 

Betty Jean Hagan

Services for Betty Jean Hagan, 81, of Livonia, were held Sept. 5 at Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home in Farmington with the Rev. Jennifer Saad officiating.

Mrs. Hagan was born May 20, 1921 in Detroit and died Sept. 2, 2002 at Alterra Nursing Home in Farmington Hills. She was a homemaker. 

She is survived by her husband, Howlett "Bud"; sons, Robert (Chris), William (Dianne), Bradford (Liz) and Brian (Cheryl); sister, Barbara Tubbs; brother, Jim Reynolds; grandchildren, Kelley, Stacy, Andrew, Brad, Adam, Brian, Paul and Marc; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Edmund A. Madison

Services for Edmund Arthur Madison, 82, formerly of Farmington Hills, were held Sept. 6 at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home in Farmington with the Rev. Larry Austin officiating. Burial took place at Grand Lawn Cemetery in Detroit. 

Mr. Madison was born March 2, 1920 in Detroit and died Sept. 1, 2002 in Livonia. He owned W.W. Alloys and was a U.S. veteran. He earned a commercial pilot license at age 62.

He is survived by his daughter, Diane (Thomas); brother, John (Mariel); sister, Dorothy Madison; and granddaughter, Carolyn. He is preceded in death by his son, Daniel.

Memorial contributions may be made to AA of Greater Detroit, 380 Hilton Road, Ferndale, MI 48220-2590.

Rudolph Sell

Services for Rudolph "Rudy" Sell, 87, of Farmington Hills, were held Sept. 7 at First Presbyterian Church of Farmington.

Mr. Sell was born Aug. 19, 1915 in Detroit and died Sept. 2, 2002 at Providence Hospital in Southfield. He worked for Michigan Bell as an operator and was a World War II Air Corps veteran. He was active in the Telephone Pioneers and First Presbyterian Church of Farmington. He was a volunteer driver for "Fish" a Christian service group and also volunteered for Little League as a coach, manager and scorekeeper. 

He is survived by his wife Marjorie; son, Harvey (Pamela); daughters, Janet and Margaret; brother, George (Ruth); sister-in-law, Frances Merker; and grandchildren, Carrie, Matthew and Alison.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Farmington, 26165 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334.

Arrangements made by Thayer-Rock Funeral Home in Farmington.

Ellen J. Zurcher

Services for Ellen Jane Zurcher, 84, of Southfield, were held Sept. 7 at Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home in Farmington with the Rev. Hugh McMartin officiating. Burial took place at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Southfield.

Mrs. Zurcher was born July 14, 1918 in Detroit and died Sept. 5, 2002 at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her daughter, Constance Reed; sons, James (Diane) and Thomas (Michele); sisters, Doris Kokko and Alice Spaulding; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Thomas S. Wallis

Services for Thomas Stanley Wallis, 65, of Au Gres, were held Sept. 6 at the Community United Methodist Church in Standish with the Rev. Devin Chisholm officiating.

Mr. Wallis was born Nov. 9, 1936 in Saginaw and died Sept. 3, 2002 in Au Gres. He earned a bachelor of science in education from Western Michigan University and a master's degree from Eastern Michigan University. He had retired from the Farmington Public School District after 33 years of teaching, coaching and officiating. Mr. Wallis and his wife Ellen moved to Au Gres after his retirement, where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and watching freighters on the lake.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen; children, Karen (Jim), Mark (Sheri) and Scott; and grandchildren, Brittnie, Robert and Megan.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Tom Wallis Scholarship Fund for Au Gres Sims High School.

Arrangements made by Forshee Funeral Home in Au Gres.


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