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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 Home.
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 will officiate.
Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery.

William Moncrief
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 a.m. Monday.

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 will officiate.
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 Cushman
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 June 28,1942.
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 officiate.
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 Water Hospice.

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 Clemens.
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
nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Rosie Ethelyn Hudson, on June 8, 1927.
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 LaBeau.
He graduated from Monroe High School in 1960. He received a Degree in the Sciences from Adrian College, and a Masters Degree from Eastern Michigan University.
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 Home.
            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 officiate.
            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 Funeral Home.
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, Fred Moutoux.
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 Memorial Gardens.
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 his home.
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 Sept. 20,1995.
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 will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Leader Dogs for the Blind or the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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 Ann.
Visitation will be 7-9 PM Saturday and 2-4 & 7-9 PM Sunday in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.
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 Kelch.
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 Allied Veterans. 
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider St. John’s United Church of Christ, Leukemia Foundation or Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

Sophie Solinsky
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 Funeral Home.
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 Township.

Milton Peeling
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 Huron.
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 Raymond.
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 A. Dombrowski.

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, Calif.; two
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.


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