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Theodore E. Davis

Theodore E. Davis, 73, of Lexington, formerly of St. Clair Shores,
died Monday, May 14, 2001. 

Survived by wife, Patrinella Davis of Lexington; son and
daughter-in-law, Gregory M. and Kimberly Davis of Lakeport;
daughter and son-in-law, Marta and Andrew Orlowski of New
Smyrna Beach, Fla.; grandson Alexander Orlowski; three
step-grandchildren, Zachery, Jacqueline and Joshua VanderGraaff;
and several nieces and nephews. 

Private services will take place. 

Memorials may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for
Parkinson Research. 

Funeral arrangements were by Jowett Funeral Home, 1634 Lapeer
Ave., at 17th Street, Port Huron. 

Carl L. Falk

Carl L. Falk, 79, of Jeddo died Monday, May 14, 2001, in Port
Huron Hospital after a long illness. 

He was born March 23, 1922, in Port Huron to the late Carl and
Lela Cisky Falk. 

He married Marian Young on Aug. 8, 1947. 

Mr. Falk taught school in the Marysville School District for 34
years. He also was employed at the Blue Water Bridge as a U. S.
Customs inspector. He owned and operated McHardy Fashions in
Marysville with his family from 1969 to 1992, when his daughter,
Lori, and her husband took over the business. 

He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Wayne State
University. 

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was awarded
two Purple Hearts and three Bronze Stars. 

Mr. Falk was an owner and breeder of world champion Morgan
and American saddle horses. 

He was a past chairman and member of the St. Clair County Social
Services Board, charter member of the Evening Optimist Club, past
board member of the Salvation Army, member of the St. Clair
Township Planning Commission and was active with the St. Clair
County Republican Party. 

He is survived by his wife, Marian; two daughters, Connie Falk and
Lori Falk-Skover and her husband, Ronald Skover; two sisters,
Eleanor Campbell and Laura Emerich and many nieces and
nephews. 

He was preceded in death by a brother, Clarence. 

Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2001 , in St.
Matthew United Church of Christ, 8052 Chapin Road, Casco
Township (near Adair, west of Palms Road between Fred Moore
and St. Clair highways). The Rev. Carl Asher will officiate. 

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to con-sider St.
Matthew United Church of Christ, the St. Clair County Humane
Society or Mid City Nutrition Program. 

Arrangements are by the Marysville Funeral Home.

Marie Eleanor Gordon

Marie Eleanor Gordon, 80, of Port Huron died Tuesday, May 15,
2001. 

She was born Sept. 9, 1920, in Port Huron, the daughter of the late
Edward and Lillian Richards. 

She married Lewis Elmer Gordon. He died June 11, 1999. 

She, together with her late husband, Elmer, were founding members
of St. Mary Catholic Church. 

She was employed in the accounting department of Michigan
National Bank from 1967 to 1982. Prior to that, she was employed
for 15 years at Mary Maxim Inc.. 

She was active with the senior citizens at the Palmer Park Center. 

She is survived by her sons, Richard L. (Margaret) Gordon of Port
Huron, Charles R. (Alice) Gordon of Dunedin, Fla., and George E.
(Marsha) Gordon of Marysville; her grandson, Lewis E. (Susan)
Gordon of St. Clair; her granddaughter, Mary L. (Ralph) Anderson
of Port Huron; her grandsons, Craig M. (Pam) Gordon of Clyde
Township and Christopher (Theresa) Gordon of Port Huron; her
granddaughter, Angela J. (Dr. Adam) Henn of Winston-Salem, NC;
and eight great-grand- children. 

She was preceded in death by her sister, Gladys Ramsay, and
brothers, Harold, Harvey and Charles (Robert) Richards. 

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday in St. Mary Catholic Church.
The Rev. Stanley A. Wyczawski, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be
in Mount Hope Cemetery. 

Visiting hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2001,
in the Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home and 9 to 10 a.m. Friday in the
church. A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. today. 

Her grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. 

Memorials may be made to Blue Water Hospice. 

Cory A. Shepley

Cory A. Shepley, 24, of Port Huron, died Saturday, May 19, 2001, as
the result of a motorcycle accident in Mio. 

He was born Aug. 24, 1977, in Port Huron. He was a graduate of
Port Huron High School and was employed as a construction laborer
and carpet installer. He loved the outdoors and riding motorcycles,
especially his Harley. 

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Donald
(Terry) Boyne of Port Huron; a stepsister, Christina Boyne of North
Branch; his grandmother, Janet Shepley of Port Huron; aunts and
uncles, Mr. and Mrs. Steve (Vicki) Warner of Port Huron, Mr. and
Mrs. Randy (Michelle) Shepley of Clyde and Douglas Shepley of Port
Huron; and several cousins. 

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Floyd Shepley; his
uncle, Kirk Shepley; and great-grandmother, Evelyn Dunsmore
Scheffler. 

Visiting will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2001, in
Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. 

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Pollock-Randall
Funeral Home. The Rev. Mike Newman of Ross Bible Church will
officiate. 

Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. 

Pallbearers will be Matt and John Soulliere, Zach Gahns, Jason
Genna, Robin Hooker and John Larose. Honorary pallbearers will be
Bob Norman and Rick Howe. 

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the
Ross Bible Church Building Fund. 

Mary Jane Stanley

Mary Jane Stanley, 83, of Port Huron, passed away Sunday, May 20,
2001, in the home of her grandson, Joseph Phillips. 

She was born to Arthur E. and Flora Smith on June 4, 1917, and
married Lawrence T. Stanley on Nov. 26, 1936. He passed away on
Dec. 28, 1978. 

Mary Jane graduated from Port Huron High School where she was a
member and past officer of the Lambda Rho Tau Charity League.
Years ago, she was active with the Joint Hospital Fiesta and was a
former Fiesta chairperson. 

She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church; a member and former
president of the Port Huron Hospital Auxiliary and helped introduce
the "Pinky the Puppet" program to the Port Huron and Mercy hospital
children's sections. 

She is survived by her four children, Lawrence A. (Vicky) Stanley of
Showlow, Ariz., Jane (Keith) Ramsey of Fort Gratiot, Roger T.
(Karen) Stanley of Port Huron and James L. (Meg) Stanley of Fort
Gratiot; 10 grandchildren, Scott (Donna) Stanley, Thomas Hardy
(Tamara) Stanley, Michelle Butler, Laura (David) Lyon, Kenneth
(Ellen) Phillips, Joseph (Kelly) Phillips, Debbie (Aaron) Dickenson,
Tayna (Steve) Blaine, Matthew Stanley and Michael Stanley; nine
great-granddaughters, Nicole Butler, Caylee Stanley, Zoe Jane
Goodwin, Rachel Angela Phillips, Makayla Marie Phillips, Molly
Kimmel, Taylor Blaine, Kayla Dickenson and Lauran Lee Stanley; her
sister, Gail (Herman "Buck") Neumann of Port Huron; one nephew;
three nieces, and her caregiver, Kelly Lamb. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents and her brother,
Arthur B. Smith. 

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2001, in
Smith Family Funeral Home-South, 1230 Seventh St. 

The Rev. Robert P. Trask, pastor of Grace Episcopal Church, and her
grandson, Pastor Kenneth Phillips of Cornerstone Church, will
officiate. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery. 

Visitation will be Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the funeral
home. 

Pallbearers will be Scott and Hardy Stanley, Matthew and Michael
Stanley, Kenneth and Joseph Phillips and Tim Liberty. 

Memorial contributions may be made in Mary Jane's memory to Port
Huron Hospital Auxiliary or Cornerstone Church Building Fund. 

Rose Forbes

Rose Forbes, 70, of Sandusky, died Thursday, May 17, 2001 in
McKenzie Memorial Hospital following a long illness. She was born
June 18,1930 in New York. She married James G. Forbes. He died in
1960.

She is survived, by her son and daughter-in-law, Jamie and Charolette
Forbes, of St. Petersburg her son, Ryan Forbes of Marysville; two
grandchildren

Sean Forbes and Nicole Davis; two great-grandchildren; a good
friend, Judy Farley; and her sister-in-law, Edna Rhodes of St.
Petersburg, Fla.

Private family services Will take place. Cremation arrangements art
by Jowett Funeral Home, 1634 Lapeer Ave. at 17th St., Port Huron. 

Dorothy M. Waters

Dorothy M. Waters, 88, of Port Huron, passed away Tuesday,
May 22, 2001 in Evangelical Home. 

She was born to Glenn and Anna Lee on Oct. 15, 1912 in Detroit
and married Horace B. Waters on June 2, 1934 in Oakland County.
He passed away in Aug. of 1982. 

Dorothy was a former Farmington Hills, Mich., resident and had
lived in the Port Huron area the past eight years. She and her
husband spent their summers in Mackinaw City at their cottage and
wintered in Florida. She decorated cakes for Bowman's Farm
Cupboard in Southfield, Mich. 

She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother
and his survived by her daughter, Barbara W. (James V.) Bates of
Port Huron; her daughter-in-law, Marsha Waters of Naubinway,
Mich.; six grandchildren, Bradley (Michele) Bates and Brian
(Suzanne) Bates, both of Nashville, Tenn., Jennifer (Robert) Evans
of Logandale, Nev., Joel (Maribel) Bates of Grand Rapids, Mich.,
Rebecca (Larry) Smith of Novi and Sarah (Brad) Imhoff of
Pennsylvania; four great-grandchildren, Nicholas Bates, Thomas
Evans, Alexis Evans and Cara Smith. 

She was preceded in death by her son, Horace B. Waters III. 

Cremation has taken place. Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery,
Mackinaw City, Mich., at a later date. 

Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy's memory to First
Congregational Church. 

Arrangements are by Smith Family Funeral Home, North, 1525
Hancock St. 

Dale T. Zochowski

Dale T. Zochowski, 38, of Port Huron, died Sunday, May 20,
2001. 

He was born July 2, 1962 in Yale. 

He is survived by his mother and father, June and the late Valentine
Zochowski Jr.; two brothers, Dean and Darren Zochowski; a
special friend, Kristina Morris; grandmother, Helen Hall; his aunt,
Judy Hall; his uncle and aunt, Alan and Sandy Hall and their two
daughters. 

Memorial services will be 12 noon Friday, June 1, 2001 in Jowett
Funeral Home, 1634 Lapeer Ave at 17th St. Pastor Don Sperling
will officiate. 

Visiting hours are 11 a.m. to noon Friday. 

Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family. 

Marguerite L. Beauparland

Marguerite L. Beauparland, 81, of Port Huron, passed away
Thursday, May 24, 2001 in Port Huron Hospital. 

She was born to Herbert and Etta Hanton in Port Huron on
June 30, 1919 and married George Beauparland in Port
Huron on Sept. 4, 1943. He passed away on Jan. 19, 1988. 

She liked to play bingo and euchre and especially enjoyed
her grandchildren. 

Marguerite is survived by her two children, Donald (Pat)
Beauparland of Fort Gratiot and Sally (Mike) Young of Port
Huron; three grandchildren, Melissa Manis of Port Huron,
Jimmie Manis of LaFollette, Tenn., and Michael Scott
Beauparland of Kalamazoo; and several nieces and
nephews. 

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Herbert and
Robert Hanton and her sister, Lillian London. 

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Smith
Family Funeral Home, North, 1525 Hancock St. The Rev.
Daniel Bakay, pastor of First Baptist Church will officiate.
Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. 

Visitation will be Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the funeral
home. 

Pallbearers will be Roger Hanton, Michael Beauparland and
Dennis, Jeff, Kevin and Tim Semrow. 

Memorial contributions may be made in Marguerite's
memory to the National Kidney Foundation. 

Jacqueline May Williams

Jacqueline May Williams, 59, of Port Huron died Monday, May 28,
2001 in St. John Medical Center after a short illness. 

She was born August 7, 1941 in Shelby Township, to the late Earl
and Theresa Garlick. 

She married Paul D. Williams April 15, 1977, in Port Huron. 

Mrs. Williams was a member of the Imlay City Eagles Auxillary. 

She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and sharing time with family and
friends. 

She is survived by her husband Paul; two daughters, Cheryl A.
(Paul) Thomas, and Shelley M. (Fiance Aaron Thomas) Wolff; a
son, Paul E. Williams; stepchildren, Shelly E. Andrews, Jonathon
Andrews, and Lauri L. Wulf; two step-grandchildren, Aaron and
Rachel Wulf; sister, Geraldine (Clare) Middleton; several aunts,
uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and many other special and
dear friends. 

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday in the Smith Family
Funeral Home-North, 1525 Hancock St. The Rev. Sue Freeland,
pastor of Washington Avenue United Methodist Church, will
officiate. 

Friends may visit from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 30,
2001, in the funeral home. 

There will be an F.O.E. Auxillary memorial service at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 30, 2001. 

Jackie will be cremated after the funeral service, and her ashes will
be interred with her parents in Springhill Cemetery. 

Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family. 

Harvey T. Hyde

Harvey T. Hyde, 81, of Port Huron died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, in
his residence after a long illness. 

He was born April 15, 1920, in Port Huron, the son of the late Thomas
and Florence Hyde, and was a lifelong resident. 

He married Ruth Florence Brown on Sept. 28, 1940, in Port Huron. 

He retired from Smith Meat Packing Co. after 30 years. He enjoyed
fishing. 

He is survived by his wife, Ruth F. Hyde of Port Huron; his daughters
and sons-in-law, Shirley and Ken Mapley of Port Huron, Carol and
Fred Strickland of Port Huron and Diana and David Arnold of North
Street; five grandchildren, Mindy (Steve) Fair, Matthew Mapley, Vicki
(Dave) Kelley, Michael and Lisa Arnold; one great-grandson, Ryan
Fair; brother and sister-in-law, Roy and Bev Hyde of Port Huron; and
several nieces and nephews. 

Memorial services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday in Jowett Funeral Home,
1634 Lapeer Ave., at 17th Street. The Rev. Dennis Aho, pastor of
Lighthouse Missionary Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in
Sunset Memorial Gardens. 

Visiting hours are 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday. 

Memorials may be made to Blue Water Hospice. 

Frances A. "Non" Shopbell

Frances A. "Non" Shopbell, 86, of Port Huron, formerly of Warsaw,
Ind., died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, in Port Huron Hospital. 

She was born March 30, 1915, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to the late Charles
and Elsie Sigler Allen. 

Her husband, George A. Shopbell died in 1986. 

Mrs. Shopbell was a great cook and was a golf course chef for many
years. She loved animals, birds and ships and was an avid bowler. 

Mrs. Shopbell was a 50-year member of the Women of the Moose
Chapter 266 in Angola, Ind. 

She is survived by a niece, Maxine Miller Barrett of Port Huron; a
nephew, Joe W. Zerber of Pensacola, Fla.; two grandnephews,
Jefforie D. Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Joe D. (Shannon) Miller, all of
Port Huron; and special nieces, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh (Susanne) King
of Dallas, Rosemary Redmond of Pen-sacola, Fla., and Melanie Lill of
Port Huron. 

She was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters. 

Visitation will be 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2001, in the
Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. A Women of the Moose memorial
service will be 7:30 p.m. today. 

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 1, 2001, in
Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. The Rev. John L. Portis will officiate.
Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Roanoke, Ind. 

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider
Mooseheart. 

Donald L. Duman

Donald L. Duman, 72 of Port Huron, passed away Wednesday,
May 30, 2001, in Port Huron Hospital. 

He was born to Van and Catherine Duman on June 13, 1928 in
Detroit. 

Years ago, Don was in the U.S. Merchant Marines. 

He enjoyed polka dancing, the outdoors and he loved to hunt. He also
liked to ride Harley- Davidson motorcycles and was a former member
of the Sunset Riders Motorcycle Club. He was also a former member
of Port Huron Lodge 58 L.O.O.M. 

Donald will be sadly missed by his three sons, Donald E. (Nancy)
Duman of Port Huron Township, Kenneth V. (Carol) Duman of Fort
Gratiot Township and Brian L. (Lisa) Duman of Port Huron; his six
grand- children, Kenneth A., Donald L. II, David J., Jacob D., Brett
C., and Jessica Duman; his great-grandson, Tyler J. Duman; his sister,
Joyce M. Farnsworth of Port Huron; his brother-in-law, William
"Stew" Preston of St. Helen; two sisters-in-law, Sharon Jacobs of
Georgia and Donna Osco of Kimball Township; everal nieces and
nephews including his nephew, Rick F. Farnsworth; and his special
friend, Gertrude Crooker. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Duman, who passed
away June 13, 1981; his daughter Linda Duman Scheffer; his sister,
Beatrice Preston; his parents; and his niece, Kathy Farnsworth. 

Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2001, in Smith
Family Funeral Home-South, 1230 Seventh St. Cremation will be
afterward. 

Interment will be at a later date in Mount Hope Cemetery.


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