|Jeannette M. Kidd
Jeannette M. Kidd, 86 of Port Huron, went home to be with the Lord
on Saturday, January 27, 2001.
She was born September 14, 1914 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Fleetwood
and Bertha Lindsey. She married James L. Kidd on June 28, 1934 in Port
Huron. He died June 5, 1978.
She was a member of Metropolitan Baptist Church.
She leaves to mourn her passing, two sons, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley (Lady)
Kidd and Mr. and Mrs. Larry (Pam) Kidd all of Port Huron; 17 grandchildren,
21 great grandchildren; a son-in-law, James Venema; a daughter-in-law,
Bonnie Kidd, both of Pointe Edward, Ontario; two sisters-in-law Ruby Kidd
and Theresa Lindsey both of Port Huron; many nieces and nephews; and a
host of relatives and friends.
Visitation will be 7-9 PM on Wednesday, January 31, 2001 in Pollock-Randall
Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday, February 1, 2001 in
Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. Rev. Reid Wiley of Metropolitan Baptist Church
Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery.
William Moncrief, 80 of Port Huron, passed away Monday, January 15,
2001 in Marwood Manor Nursing and Rehab after a long illness. He was born
to Silas & Eliza Moncrief on March 27, 1920 in Orville, Alabama, and
worked for many years at Moak Machine & Foundry Co. He was kind and
friendly, a hard worker, and would often sing as he walked to work
He leaves to mourn his passing his two sisters, Bessie Cobb, Port Huron,
and Josie Smith, Maryland; and several nieces & nephews. He was preceded
in death by his parents, eight brothers and three sisters.
The funeral service will be at 12:00 noon, Monday, January 22, 2001
in Smith Family Funeral Home-South, 1230 Seventh Street. The Rev. John
L. Portis, Pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, will officiate.
Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery. The family hour will begin at 11:00
Elizabeth Ann Gamble
Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Gamble, 70 of Port Richy, FL and formerly of
Port Huron, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2001. She was born to Edward
and Ruth Edie on July 16, 1930 in Port Huron, and lived here until moving
to Florida in 1983. She was a bus driver for the Port Huron Area School
District for 15 years. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles
Aerie 3702 Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband, Leo A. Gamble, Port Richey, FL; her
daughter, Maryann (James) Grenon, Port Huron, their five children, Gordon,
Shannan, Jamie, Kevin, and Ryan, and 7 grandchildren, Gordon, Nichole,
Samantha, Richard, Brandon, Derick, and Cameron, her son, Robert (Dorothy)
Gamble, New Port Richey, FL, their three children, Robert, Scott, and Chris,
and one grandchild, Christian, her son, Franklin (Tarry) Radatz, Deckerville,
MI and their two children, Dana, and Kurt, her son Charles Radatz, Port
Richey, FL and his three children, Brandy and child, Stephanie, and Charles,
her daughter, Donna (David) Labor, Coconut Beach, FL, and her three children,
David, Dean, and Derk, her son, Steven (Alicia) Radatz, Yale, MI and their
7 children, Steven, Stephanie, Bruce, Mark, and Meliha; (Bobby Jo, and
Billy Jo deceased), her daughter, Susan M. (William) Gilbert, Port Huron
and their two children, Courtney, and Butch, and her daughter (Betty N.
deceased), her brother, Thomas (Patricia) Edie, Port Richey, FL, and her
sister, Shirley Combs, Rosebur, Oregon.
Cremation has taken place. A service in Betty’s memory will be held
at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 28, 2001 in Smith Family Funeral Home-South,
1230 Seventh St. The Rev. Max Amstutz, Marwood Nursing & Rehab Chaplin,
will officiate. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will begin
Sunday in the funeral home at 10:00 a.m.
Patricia M. Wickings
Patricia M. Wickings, 58, of Port Huron, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001
in her home after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Oct. 22,1942 in Marysville to the late Leo and Ora (Irvine)
Wessel. She married Raymond Wickings, June 17, 1961 in Port Huron.
Mrs. Wickings was a nurse's aide at Marwood Manor for 17 years. She
enjoyed crocheting, cross-stitch, crafts, crossword puzzles, collecting
angels and' shopping.
She is survived by her husband, Raymond; a daughter, Helen Wickings
of Port Huron; three sons, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond (Brenda) Wickings Jr. of
Port Huron, Mr. and Mrs. Earl (Lori) Wickings of Marysville and Mr. and
Mrs. Carl (Tammy) Wickings of Smiths Creek; nine grandchildren; a great-grandson;
a brother, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey (Lee) Wessel; six sisters, Margaret Willis,
Mr. and Mrs. Ken (Betty) Scott, Mr. and Mrs. Tom (Pat) Cook, Mr. and Mrs.
Tom (Carolyn) Collinge, Mr. and Mrs. Tom (Sharon) Karl and Mr. and Mrs.
Henry (Lois) Verone; her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
John (Dorothy) Goodwin; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mildred Vansach and Leona
Shagena and two brothers, Richard Jansen and Leroy Wessel.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to
9 p.m. Monday in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001 in
Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert H. Mann of Trinity Lutheran
Church will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron.
Pallbearers -will be Mike Rutherford, . Steve Scott, Pat Smith, Joey
Duenaz, Bruce Watts and Travis Strauchman.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Mar-
wood Manor or the American Cancer Society.
Mary C. Chaffee Jahn
Mrs. Mary Catherine Chaffee Jahn, 84, of Port Huron died Friday, Jan.
26, 2001, in Mercy Hospital after a long illness.
She was born March 6,1916, in York, N.D:, to the late William and Jessie
(Winters) O'Connell. She married Walter E. Chaffee on June 6, 1938 in Elkhart,
Ind. He died March 19,1962. She married Carl Jahn on Aug. 15,1966 in Port
Huron. He died Oct. 19, 1987
Mrs. Jahn was a tailor for various clothing stores in the area.
She is survived by a daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph (Rosemary) Coker
of Croswell; two sons, Larry Chaffee of Burtchville and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel
(Judith) Chaffee of Macomb Township; a, stepdaughter, Mr. and Mrs. Fritz
(Beverly) Griffin of Goshen, Ind.; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grand- children;
nine great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Gertrude Dunham of North Dakota;
and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a step-daughter, Barbara Crosslin.
Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in Pollock-Randall
Funeral Home. The Knights of Columbus will conduct a rosary service at
7:30 p.m. today in the funeral home.
Mrs, Jahn will lie in state from 9 a.m. until the time of -the Funeral
Liturgy at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph Catholic Church. Father Rene Desmarais
Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Scott, Jeff,
Dennis and Todd Coker, Timothy, Brian, Shawn, Randall and Craig Chaffee
and Kenneth Griffin.
Gertrude "Trudy" Cushman, 85 went home to be with the Lord on Saturday,
Jan. 13, 2001, in Largo, Fla.
Trudy was born in Holland, Mich. She married Forest "Les" Cushman on
She was a Port Huron resident from 1941 to 1976 and worked for many
years in the Port Huron Area School District. She taught fourth grade at
Jefferson Elementary School. Her love for her pupils and teaching was reflected
by the high regard in which she was field by her former pupils.
Trudy was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church of Port
Huron and later the First Presbyterian Church of Croswell.
She is survived by her husband, Forest L. Cushman; a daughter, Karen
(Jon) Lingemann; a son, Robert (Martha) Cushman; grandchildren, Mark (Jennifer)
Lingemann, Tracy Lingemann, Amy Cushman and John (Kristina) Cushman; two
grQat-grandchildren; and a sister, Catherine Michmerhuizen.
Trudy will be greatly missed by her family.
A memorial service is planned at 11 a.m. May 19, 2001, in the First
Presbyterian Church of Croswell.
Raymond Lewis Horn
Mr. Raymond Lewis Horn, 68, of North Street, died in his home Tuesday,
January 23, 2000 after a long illness.
He was born May 18, 1932 in Port Huron to the late Raymond A. and Beatrice
M. (Whitican) Horn and was a life long area resident. He graduated from
Port Huron High School in 1949.
He married his childhood sweetheart, Margaret Anna Brehl June 20, 1952
in Clyde Township and they enjoyed forty-nine years together.
Mr. Horn was a member of North Street United Methodist Church. He was
a dairy farmer for Michigan Milk Producers Association for forty-four years.
He worked at Corbin Lumber for many years in the yard and as a deliveryman,
and also crop farmed corn, soy, beans and wheat with his sons.
Ray was always there (with a hammer in his hand) to help a friend or
neighbor because “that’s just what you did.” He inspired all who knew him
to be strong and never give up. We can all learn from his devotion to family
and work. We’ll try to do you proud, Dad.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret; three sons, Mr. & Mrs. Arthur
R. (Mary Beth) Horn of Fort Gratiot Township, James L. Horn of Birmingham,
Alabama and Mr. & Mrs. Jack W. (Lisa) Horn of North Street; three daughters,
Mr. & Mrs. Hugh (Kay) Durham, Jr. of Marion, Illinois, Mr. & Mrs.
Rob (Barbara) Crawford of Fort Gratiot Township and Mr. & Mrs. Fred
(Lynne) Hall of Kennesaw, Georgia; twenty grandchildren; two great-grandsons;
a sister, Joyce Dresser of North Street; father-in-law, Mr. & Mrs.
William (Virginia) Brehl of Marble Falls, Texas; step-father-in-law, Daniel
Innes of Yale; two sisters-in-law, Mary Jane French and Mr. & Mrs.
Loren (Janet) Brandl of Lakeport; special friends, Al & Ada Turney;
and several nieces & nephews.
Visitation will be held from and 2-4 & 7-9 Wednesday and Thursday
in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 26, 2001
in North Street United Methodist Church. The Reverend Fred Neuman will
Burial will be in Kinney Cemetery, Clyde Township. Pallbearers will
be Mr. Horn’s grandsons, Matthew Horn of Ann Arbor, Jason & Dwayne
Durham of Marion, Illinois, Travis Hall of Kennesaw, Georgia, Jeremy Crawford
of Lexington, and Joseph Crawford of Big Rapids. Honorary pallbearers will
be Michael Horn of Fort Gratiot and Alan Horn of North Street.
Memorials may be made to North Street United Methodist Church or Blue
James H. Hudson
James H. Hudson, 80, of Kimball Township, formerly of Mount Clemens,
died unexpectedly Thursday, April 12, 2001, in Mercy Hospital.
He was born Jan. 7, 1921, in Richmond, VA, to the late Johnie P. and
Eugenia Porter Hudson.
Mr. Hudson, married Blanche Dyson-Holycross on Sept. 22, 1984, in Mount
Mr. Hudson was a court reporter for the Macomb County Circuit Court
for 32 years. He served in the US. Army Air Corps during World War II as
a staff sergeant. He, was a crew chief in charge of men performing a maintenance
inspections and repairs on B-25, B-26 and P-47 aircraft. He was a member
of the First Presbyterian Church of Mount Clemens and Post 29 American,
Veterans, Mount Clemens.
He enjoyed bowling and engaging in political debates.
He is survived by his wife, Blanche; two sons, Dr. and Mrs. James G.
(Karen) Hudson of Reno, Nev., and Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Jane) Hudson of
Troy; two daughters Mr. and Mrs.
Bruce (Christine) Goodwin of Clinton Township and Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph (Julie) Grigaitis of White Lake Township; their
mother, Mrs. Margaret (Mikelait), Hudson; three stepchildren Hollise
Holycross, Sandra. Holycross and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur (Jennifer), Holycross;
nine grandchildren, Alexander, Annemarie, Elaine, Veronica, Jeffery, Janelle,
Stephanie, Rebecca and Lauren;
three stepgrandchilldren, Laura; Mark and Nicole; three brothers,
Porter Hudson, Mr. and Mrs.Donald (Nellie) Hudson and
Linwood (Shirley) Hudson; three sisters Helen Philllp,~ Beatrice Longest
and Charlene Reardon; and, many nieces and
He was preceded in death by a sister, Rosie Ethelyn Hudson, on June
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2001, and 2-4
and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be 11 am Wednesday, April 18, 2001, in Pollock-Randall
Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert 0. Brown of the First Presbyterian Church
of Mount Clemens will officiate.
Eleanor M. J. Minnie
Mrs. Eleanor M. J. Minnie, 86, of Port Huron, went to be with the Lord
Wednesday, January 17, 2001 in Port Huron Hospital.
She was born April 18, 1914 in Port Huron to the late Orville and Mary
(Klammer) Simpson and was a life long area resident. She married William
Frank Minnie, October 18, 1939 in Port Huron. He died in 1982.
Mrs. Minnie attended Colonial Woods Missionary Church and was a member
of the Port Huron Hospital Auxiliary, Blue Water League of the Blind and
Salvation Army Golden Agers.
She is survived by two sons, Mr. & Mrs. Raymond F. (Norma) Minnie
of Shelton, Washington and Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Lee (Sharon) Minnie of
Port Huron; a daughter, Mr. & Mrs. Michael (Janice) Krafft of Burtchville;
thirteen grandchildren; Bobbie, Randy, Troy and Jeff Minnie, Tina (Randy)
Shreeve, Julie (Tom) Kulfan, John Gorrell, Brian (Liz) Minnie, Billy Minnie,
Carol Minnie, Deb (Brian) Glombowski, Mike Marriott and Ken (Maria) Marriott;
thirteen great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; two brothers-in-law,
Lloyd Stokes and Bill Pettit; several nieces and nephews; and a good friend,
Corrine Wells. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kathy Minnie,
two sisters, Charlotte Pettitt and Hazel Stokes and two brothers, Bill
Simpson and Charles Althouse.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Saturday and 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Sunday
in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 22, 2001 in
Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. The Reverend Stanley W. Liechty of Colonial
Woods Missionary Church will officiate.
Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery. Mrs. Minnie’s grandsons will serve
as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer will be Lloyd Stokes.
Memorials may be made to Colonial Woods Missionary Church.
Larry Floyd LaBeau
Larry Floyd LaBeau, 58, passed away in his sleep Monday night at his
home in Jeddo. Larry was born October 2, 1942 in Monroe to Velma and Floyd
He graduated from Monroe High School in 1960. He received a Degree
in the Sciences from Adrian College, and a Masters Degree from Eastern
Larry taught Math and Science at Kimball, Washington and Central Intermediate
Schools. Larry had many fond memories of the teachers and students he worked
with during his long career. He will be sadly missed not only by his family,
but by his many friends and their visits to the farm,
He is survived by his daughter, Sarah Catherine LaBeau; his son and
daughter-in law, Michael Steven and Sarahjane LaBeau; his parents, Velma
and Floyd LaBeau; his brother and sister-in-law, Ron and Clare LaBeau,
He has many nieces and nephews, along with their children, who will lovingly
miss their "Uncle Larry".
Visiting hours will be from 2-4 and 7-9pm, Thursday and from 1 lam
until I pm, Friday in the Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. Funeral services
will follow at 1:30pm, Friday in St. Joseph's Church. The Rev. Rene L.
Desmarais, Pastor will officiate. A prayer service will be held in St.
Charles Church, Newport Michigan at 10am, Saturday with burial to follow
in St. Charles Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be. Michael LaBeau, Charlie Winters, Hugh McMorran,
Dave Masserant, Kenny May and Wayne Lancaster. Honorary Pallbearers will
be Ronald LaBeau, Ron LaBeau, Kevin LaBeau and Dean Cunningham.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Church.
Clifford A. Badley
Mr. Clifford Albert Badley, 84 of Kimball Township, died Saturday,
January 13, 2001 in Rio Grand Regional Hospital, McAllen, Texas.
He was born November 14, 1916 in Roseburg, Michigan, son of the late Albert
and Esther (Willey) Badley. He married Florence A. Butlin June 30,
1939 in Port Huron.
Mr. Badley retired November 1, 1978 from Detroit Edison after thirty-one
years of service. He was a member Washington Avenue United Methodist Church.
Mr. Badley served with the United States Coast Guard during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Florence; a son Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence A.
(Roberta) Badley of Marysville; four grandsons, Mr. & Mrs. Ronald A.
(Stacie) Badley, Mr. & Mrs. Jeffery L. (Jennifer) Badley, Mr. &
Mrs. Scott R. (Cyntha) Badley and Greg A. Badley; six great grandchildren,
Jordan Ann, Brandel, David, Joel, Justin and Jessica Badley; a sister,
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas (June) Sawdon of Port Huron; two sisters-in-law,
Eldora Badley and Pauline Badley, both of Port Huron; brother-in-laws and
sister-in-laws, Mr. & Mrs. Charles (Eileen) Butlin of Grosse Isle and
Mr. & Mrs. Albert (Erma) Butlin of Warren and several nieces &
nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert A. Badley on October
17, 1981, a granddaughter, Lisa Ann Badley on March 4, 1970; four brothers,
Alex Badley in 1985, Kenneth Badley in 1975, Cecil Badley in 1993 and Lorne
in 1995; and a sister, Isabelle Black in 1979.
Visitation will be held from 2-4 & 7-9 Wednesday in Marysville Funeral
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 18, 2001 in
Marysville Funeral Home. The Reverend Susan K. Freeland of Washington Avenue
United Methodist Church and his nephew, The Reverend Thomas Badley will
Burial will be in Caswell Cemetery, Kimball Township.
Memorials may be made to Washington Avenue United Methodist Church.
Lyle C. Bankson
Lyle C. Bankson, 86, of Fort Gratiot died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, in
Port Huron Hospital after a short illness.
He was born Nov. 1, 1914, in Port Huron to the late Edward and Myrtle
Quinlan Bankson. He married Doris V Boult on Aug. 30,1940, in Port Huron.
Mr. Bankson was a millwright with Prestolite Wire Co. He was a member
of Fort Gratiot Masonic Lodge 374.
He is survived by his wife, Doris; two daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Roy
(Sherry) Konik of Port Huron and Bonnie Beadle of
Yale; five grandchildren, Kimberly Clark, Marti Snuggs, Michael Pollock
and Timothy and Jayson Beadle; seven great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law,
Beulah Bankson; brother-in-law and Sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Glen (Arlene)
Gottsleben; and several nieces and nephews,
Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2001, in
Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Pollock-Randall
Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Shurley A. Moutoux
Shurley A. Moutoux, 62 of Port Huron Twp., passed away on Wednesday,
March 16, 2001 in her home. She was born to Theodore and Florence
Wourn on July 19, 1938 in Ann Arbor, MI, and retired from Port Huron Hospital
after 25 years of service. She enjoyed traveling.
Shurley is survived by her daughter, Sandra (Greg) Ulrich, Marine City,
MI; two grandsons, Adam and Pat; and special friends, Donald Carr &
Mary (Manuel) Rodriguez. She was preceded in death by her husband,
The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2001
in Smith Family Funeral Home-South, 1230 Seventh Street. The Rev.
Johnnie Johnson, Pastor of Crossroad Christian Center, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Christian Memorial Cultural Center, Peck, MI.
Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Greg Ulrich, Donald Carr, Manuel Rodriguez, Matthew
Minnis Sr., and Matthew Minnis Jr.
Clara E. Belt
Clara E. Belt, 62, of Clyde Township died Saturday, March 17, 2001,
in Port Huron Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2001, in the Karrer-Simpson
Funeral Home. Elder Gary G. Whiting will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset
Visiting hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2001..
Memorials are requested to the wishes of the family.
James M. Miller
James M. Miller, 66, of Port Huron died Sunday, March 18, 2001, in
He was born Aug. 1, 1934 in Port Huron and was a lifelong area resident.
He married Mary Lou Burlow on March 25,1961, in Port Huron. She died
Mr. Miller was a member of Laborer's Local 463. He served in the US.
Air Force and was a member of Charles Schoor VFW Post 796 and Blue Water
Aerie 3702 Fraternal Order of Eagles.
He is survived by a son, Tim Porter, and fiancé Kathleen Baird;
a daughter, Susan A. Miller; a granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn Porter; two
brothers, Mr. and Mrs. William (Ann) Miller of Salt Lake City and Robert
Miller of Port Huron; a sister, Margaret Day of Port Huron; and several
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Timothy James Porter.
Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2001,
in the Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Pollock-Randall
Funeral Home The Rev. Phyllis I. Hormann of St. Martin Lutheran Church
Memorials may be made to the Leader Dogs for the Blind or the Muscular
Ethelyn G. "Lyn" Radigan
Ethelyn G "Lyn" Radigan, 90, of Port Huron died Saturday, March 17,2001,
in her home.
She was born Nov. 13,1910, in Marysville, Ohio. She married Walter
Radigan on March 27, 1942, in Napoleon, Ohio.
Mrs. Radigan was a member of First United Methodist Church She was
very active with the Order of the Eastern Star, both locally and in Michigan.
She was a past matron and had several other offices in the Mystic' Chapter
58, Order of Eastern Star. She was past president of the St. Clair County
Association of Order of Eastern Star, was Star of the Year in 1991, was
a grand representative to Manitoba from Michigan, and was a special project
chairwoman with the Grand Committee of the Eastern Star of Michigan.
She also enjoyed expressing her creativity through china painting.
She is survived by her husband, Walter; a son, Mr. and Mrs. Rodger
(Marilyn) Radigan of Fort Gratiot; three grandchildren, Lorinda. (Jeff)
Parent of Fort Gratiot, Amy (Robert) Farrell of Marysville and Ryan Radigan
and fiance Rachel Eble of Fort Gratiot; four great-grandchildren, Chad
and Brett Parent and Rachael and Robert Farrell Jr.
Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2001,
in the Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. An Order of Eastern Star service will
be at 7 p.m.
Funeral services will. be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2001, in
Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. The Rev. Ralph H. Pieper II will officiate.
Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Parent, Ryan Radigan, Robert Farrell, Charles
Streeter, Mike Werner and Al Kudzia.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church.
Clara Bell Reese
Mrs. Clara Bell Reese, 79, of Burtchville Township, died Thursday,
March 15, 2001 in Evangelical Home, Port Huron.
She was born August 29, 1921 in Port Huron to the late James and Pearl
(Travis) Kilbourne. She married John Joseph Reese August 11, 1939
in Toledo, Ohio. He died November 26, 1998.
Mrs. Reese enjoyed spending time with her beloved children and grandchildren.
She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Reese and Joan Koehler;
a son, Mr. & Mrs. Jack (Shirley) Reese, all of Port Huron; ten grandchildren;
eight great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; three sisters,
Mr. & Mrs. John (Betty) Douglas of Sarnia, Ada Kilbourne and Jean Reese,
both of Port Huron; and several nieces & nephews. She was preceded
in death by a daughter, Judy Ann Cole, and also by her five brothers, James,
Floyd, Clifford, Shirley and Carl and three sisters, Evelyn, Eva and Beverly
Visitation will be 7-9 PM Saturday and 2-4 & 7-9 PM Sunday in Pollock-Randall
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Monday, March 19, 2001 in the
First Church of the Nazarene, 1923 Garfield, Port Huron. The Reverend
Keith A. Sparks, Sr. will officiate.
Burial will be in Burtchville Township Cemetery, Lakeport. Pallbearers
will be Brad Reese, Bob Kelch, John and Mike Koehler and Eric and Corry
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the American
Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association.
Curtis W. Goodwin
Mr. Curtis W. Goodwin, 62, of Marysville, died Thursday, March 15,
2001 in Port Huron Hospital after a short illness.
He was born October 31, 1938 in Clyde Township, to the late Frank S.
and Sarah (Badgerow) Goodwin. He married Sondra Carpo December 7,
1963 in Port Huron.
Mr. Goodwin retired from the Maintenance Department at E.B. Eddy Paper
Company in July of 2000 after thirty-eight years of service.
He served with the United States Army in 1958 and 1959 in Germany.
Mr. Goodwin was a big baseball fan, liked being outdoors and doing lawn
work and loved his dog Misty.
He is survived by his wife, Sondra; three sons, John Goodwin of Port
Huron and Michael and Andrew Goodwin both of Marysville; two grandchildren,
Johnny Goodwin of Independence, Kentucky and Joshua Goodwin of Port Huron;
five sisters, Gladys May of Port Huron, Virginia Atkins of Ruby, Mr. &
Mrs. Ernest (Florence) Warsinski of Kimball Township, Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth
(Myrtle) Diem of Marysville and Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth (Barbara)
Sparr of North Street; five brothers, Mr. & Mrs. Eugene (Gerry) Goodwin
of Lexington, Mr. & Mrs. Clarence (Beverly) Goodwin of Croswell, Mr.
& Mrs. Kenneth (Betty) Goodwin of Berkley, Fred Goodwin of Port
Huron and Mr. & Mrs. Calvin (Geisalle) Goodwin of Missouri; sister-in-law,
Irene Goodwin of Port Huron and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded
in death by three brothers Lee, Walter, and Bert Goodwin.
Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2001, and
2-4 & 7-9 Sunday at Marysville Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2001 in
Marysville Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Thuftedal of St. John’s United
Church of Christ officiating.
Burial will be in Riverlawn Cemetery, Marysville. Pallbearers
will be his sons, John, Michael and Andrew, grandson, Joshua and nephew
David Atkins. Honorary Pallbearer will be grandson, Johnny.
Military Honors will be conducted under the Auspices of St. Clair County
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider St. John’s
United Church of Christ, Leukemia Foundation or Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.
Mrs. Sophie Solinsky, 89, of Warren, died, Friday, March 16, 2001.
She was born October 17, 1911 in Sioux City, Iowa. She married Theodore
Solinsky, June 24, 1933 in Detroit. He died in August of 1979.
She is survived by two sons, Jerry Solinsky of Port Huron and Raymond
Solinsky of Fort Gratiot; nine grandchildren, Christopher, Scott, Charlie,
Betty, Ann Marie and Jerideann and Michael Solinsky, Mr. & Mrs. Jeff
(Lori Lynn) Cain of Columbus, Ohio and Mr. & Mrs. Jeff (Pamela Ann)
Zimmer of Port Huron; numerous great grandchildren; two sisters, Henrietta
Bellmount of Cincinnati, Ohio and Loretta Tokarczyk of Dearborn; several
nieces and nephews and a dear friend, Sharron Bourget.
Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, March 18, 2001, in Pollock-Randall
Mrs. Solinsky will lie in state at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, 11200
12 Mile Road, Warren from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass
at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 19, 2001. The Reverend Artemio Galos will officiate.
The Rite of Committal will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton
Milton Peeling, 69, of Port Huron died Saturday, March 17, 2001.
He was born April 25, 1931 in Delton to the late Edward and Clara (LaLonde)
Peeling. He married Loretta (Peggy) Kesner on June 22, 1957 in Port
Mr. Peeling retired as a pipefitter with Mueller Brass Company in 1996
after 15 years of service. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He
was a member of the Moose Lodge #158 and was an avid golfer.
He is survived by his wife; a son, M.r and Mrs. Charles (Sheila) Peeling
of Kimball; three daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Brad (Kimberly) Ashton, Mr. and
Mrs. Robert (Linda) Dombrowski, and Mr. and Mrs. Randy (Nancy) Scott all
of Port Huron; thirteen grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a brother
Lester Peeling of Marysville; a sister, Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Delores) Cook,
of St. Clair; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Edwin, Melvin, Lorman and
Visitation will be 2-4 an 7-9 p.m. on Monday, March 19, 2001 in Pollock
Randall Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2001
in Pollock Randall Funeral Home. The Rev. Gerald F. Britz of St.
Christopher Catholic Church will officiate.
Burial will be in Christian Memorial Cemetery, Peck. Pallbearers
will be Stephen Eisele, Kevin Gossman, Jason Ashton, Randy Lee Scott II,
Jeff and Joe Kesner, Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Scott and Richard
Genevieve C. Dowd
Genevieve C. Dowd, 88, of Port Huron died Monday, March 19,2001, after
a long illness.
She was born Sept. 4,1912, in Blaine, the daughter, of the late John
M. and Mary Agnes Kennedy Dowd. She was the oldest of 10 children
and was a lifelong area resident.
She was a graduate of Central Michigan University and, began her teaching
career in 1933 in a one-room schoolhouse on North River Rd. She taught
pupils in Kindergarten to eighth grade. She later taught at the Grant
and Chippewa schools and retired in
1976 after a 41-year career.
She was always active in church ministry. She and Virginia Cox
began religious education classes for public school students for St. Stephen
Parish. She worked with youth through the Legion of Mary.
After her retirement, she coordinated the Lay Hospital Visitation Ministry
at St. Mary Parish. She remained active and involved with these programs
through St. Mary's Parish until illness prevented it.
She is survived by three sisters, Sister John Baptist, O.P., of Adrian,
Ellen (George) Bates of Carmel Valley, Calif., and Sister Margaret Dowd,
I.H.M., of Port Huron; brothers, Dennis "Pat" (Dorothy) Dowd of Port Huron,
Charles (Ethel) Dowd of Port Huron and Joseph (Erica) Dowd of Santa Monica,
sister-in-laws, Joyce Dowd of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Eileen
Dowd of Denver; 33 nieces and nephews; and many great- and great-great
nieces and nephews.
Genevieve is preceded in death by her brothers, William and John Dowd;
sister, Mary Railean; and her niece, Beverly Dowd.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2001, in St. Mary
Catholic Church. The Rev. Stanley A. Wyczawski will officiate.
Burial will be in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2001, in Karrer-Simpson
Funeral Home, Port Huron, and 9 to 10 a.m. Friday in the church. A wake
service will be 8 p.m, Thursday.
Memorials may be made to the Newman Center Scholarship
or St. Mary Catholic Church.