Miscellaneous St. Clair County, Michigan Obituaries



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JAMES MICHAEL SMITH 
Age 50, of Chesterfield died Sept. 21, 1999. Mr. Smith was a clinical psychologist. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He is survived by his mother, Jean of Chesterfield. Arrangements were made by Gendernalik Funeral Home, New Baltimore. Memorials can be made to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. 

HAROLD S. ROCHOWIAK 
Age 96, of New Baltimore died Sept. 19, 1999. Mr. Rochowiak was retired as a funeral director from Rochowiak Funeral Home, Detroit. He was a member of Knights of Columbus, Anchor Bay Council 5981 New Baltimore third degree. Mr. Rochowiak is survived by his sister, Amelia Wencel of Rochester; and by nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Irene. Services were held in St. Mary Queen of Creation Church, New Baltimore, with the Rev. Patrick Casey officiating. Arrangements were made by Gendernalik Funeral Home, New Baltimore. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Detroit. Memorials can be made to Karmanos Cancer Institute. 

JOHN DANIEL HARLEY 
Age 61, of Richmond died Sept. 8, 1999. Mr. Harley was a superintendent for the department of public works in New Haven. He was a longtime member and custodian at First United Methodist Church, Richmond. Mr. Harley is survived by his wife Kathleen; daughters, Alison Shroads of Jackson and Anita Calomeni of Richmond; his mother, Laura Falk of New Haven. He was predeceased by his father Wendell Harley and step-father Ed Falk. Services were held in First United Methodist Church, Richmond, with the Rev. Reed Swanson, pastor, officiating. Arrangements were made by Rewalt Funeral Home, Richmond. Burial was in Richmond Cemetery. Memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church, Karmanos Cancer Institute or the Hospice of S.E. Michigan. 

BRAD D. COCHE 
Age 47, of Chesterfield died Sept. 19, 1999. Mr. Coche was third class stationary engineer for Detroit Board of Education. He was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve. Mr. Coche is survived by his wife, Nancy; daughters, Sarah Ross of Indiana, Mary and Anna of Chesterfield; son, Joseph of Chesterfield; two grandchildren; parents, Woodfin of North Carolina and Grace of Eastpointe; and a brother, Chris Coche of Maryland. Services were held in Selfridge Air National Guard Base Chapel, with the Rev. Janet Jackson and the Rev. Dutton Moorehouse, officiating. Arrangements were made by Gendernalik Funeral Home, New Baltimore. Burial was in St. Mary Cemetery, New Baltimore. Memorials can be made to Macomb County Crisis Center, Chesterfield. 

COY DAVID HAASE 
Age 66, of New Haven, formerly of Allenton, died Sept. 17, 1999. Mr. Haase was employed as a mechanic and a landscaper. He is survived by his wife, Lois; daughters, Debbie Burke, Denise Grant and Michelle Klishak, Lori Sutherland, all of Florida, Dianne Pastorino of Roseville, Donna of Allenton and Kimberly Childers of Brown City; sons, David of Clinton Township Charles Reah of Dryden and James Reah of Harrison; a brother, James Bantle of Port Huron; step-father, Rumaldo DeLeon of Chesterfield; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his children, Tammy Haase and Coy Haase Jr., and his mother, Ruth DeLeon. Services were held in Tiffany-Young and Hauss Funeral Home, Armada, with the Rev. Bob Thornton officiating. Burial was in West Berline Cemetery, Berlin Township. 

ELIZABETH S. VERNIER 
Age 84, of Ira died Sept. 23, 1999. Mrs. Vernier was a homemaker and a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Anchorville. She is survived by her sons, Victor Jr., John and Peter, all of Fair Haven and Richard of Algonac; daughters, Joan Latona of Mason, Jean Corbat and Jane Petitpren, both of Fair Haven and Elizabeth Cloutier of Clinton Township; 16 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ester Nolan of Traverse City. Mrs. Vernier was predeceased by her husband Victor. Services were held in Immaculate Conception Church, Anchorville, with the Rev. David G. Burgard officiating. Arrangements were made by Gendernalik Funeral Home, New Baltimore. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Anchorville. 

ADRIANNA E. SCHWEIHOFER 
Newborn, died Sept. 18, 1999. Adrianna is survived by her parents, Douglas and Tonya of St. Clair; brother, Douglas Jr.; grandparents, Deborah and Dan Erdmann and Gabrielle Casey, all of St. Clair, Michael Schweihofer of Gaylord and James Casey of St. Clair; great-grandparents, Germaine and Ted May and June and Clyde Wilkerson, all of Marine City and Donna Schweihofer of Marysville; and a great-great-grandmother, Edna Socha of Marysville. Services were held in Starville Community Church, with Pastor Robert Tucker officiating. Arrangements were made by Rosehill Cemetery, East China Township. Burial was in Rosehill Cemetery, East China Township. 

LESLIE E. "CHIEF" KICKNOSWAY 
Age 50, of Mount Clemens died Sept. 18, 1999. Mr. Kicknosway was employed by Aramark Correctional Services. He is survived by a son, Jacob Kicknosway of Algonac; father, Joseph of Algonac; sisters, Ruth Turner of Harrison Township, Joan, Joyce, Brenda Phillips, Carol and Sandra Payne, all of Algonac and Donna King of Canada; brothers, Donald of Canada, Joseph Jr. of Florida and Mark of Algonac; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Margaret. Services were held in Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac, with Minister Thomas McNernew of Algonac Church of Christ, officiating. 

PAUL E. BARBER 
Age 85, of East China died Sept. 20, 1999. Mr. Barber was a farmer and had owned a sawmill. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, East China. Mr. Barber is survived by his wife, Bessie; daughters, Jo Ann Erickson, Sara Adams, Luella Hogarth, Ruth Rittenhouse and Leah Strobber; sons, Philip and Brian; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother, Carl; sisters, Anna Bolthouse and Mary Smith. Services were held in Bower-Rose Funeral Home, Marine City, with Pastor William Blount officiating. Burial was in Rosehill Cemetery, East China. Memorials can be made to Fellowship Baptist Church, East China. 

PATRICK G. BONDY 
Age 69, of St. Clair, died Sept. 20, 1999. Mr. Bondy was retired from Michigan Bell and AT&T. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in St. Clair where he was an active member of the Ushers Club. Mr. Bondy is survived by his wife, Mildred; sons, Robert of Wisconsin, Michael of Florida, Thomas of Canton, Timothy of Indiana, Stephen of St. Clair, Jeffrey of Muskegon, and Patrick of Ruby; daughter, Theresa Eisen of China Township; 20 grandchildren; a sister, Rita Orr of Minnesota; and brothers, Donald of Yale, Lee of California and William of Manchester. Services were held in St. Mary's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Edward Ritter, pastor, officiating. Arrangements were made by Young Colonial Chapel Funeral Home, China. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery, St. Clair. Memorials can be made to St. Mary's Building Fund. 

GEORGE ERNEST BARNES 
Age 62, of East China died Sept. 21, 1999. Mr. Barnes was employed by South Park Welding in Marysville. He was a member of the National Rifle Association. Mr. Barnes is survived by his wife, Ruth; daughters, Carrie of Port Huron, Becky Macy of Port Huron, Cory Gray of Warren, Victoria Thurston of Wyoming and Monica Gray of East China; sons, Doug of Smiths Creek, Louis Gray of Eastpointe and Paul Gray of Wyoming; 13 grandchildren; brothers, Harley of West Branch, Larry of Prescott, Ron of Ruby, and Lyle, Bob and Delbert, all of Port Huron; sisters, Wanda Ingles of Lapeer and Sandra Barnes of Smiths Creek. Services were held in Bower-Rose Funeral Home, Marine City, with the Rev. Lyle Reynolds officiating. Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society. 

CLAUDIE F. KEACH 
Age 94, of Marine City died Sept. 20, 1999. Ms. Keach was retired from Ford Motor Company as a payroll supervisor and was a member of Marine City United Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughters, Patricia Canzonetti of Grayling and Donna Baxendale of Connecticut; brother, Vaughn Kugler of Missouri; sister, Mary Reineke of Kalamazoo; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services were held in Bower-Rose Funeral Home, Marine City, with the Rev. Dr. Donna J. Osterhout officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. 

RUTH G. PAULY 
Age 80, of Algonac, formerly of Marine City, died Sept. 18, 1999. Mrs. Pauly was a cook and had been employed at the old Cherry Beach Inn and was a member of the Marine City Francis Bashore Post 3129 VFW Auxiliary and the Algonac Fred Quandt Post 3901 VFW Auxiliary. She is survived by her sons, Charles Heath, Herb Stokes, Joseph and Richard; daughters, Patricia Stokes, Ruth Gill and Gloria Stevens; sister, Marie Leffelad; brothers, James, Ralph and Ken Furtah; 20 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph. Services were held in Bower-Rose Funeral Home, Marine City, with the Rev. Harvey W. Reh officiating. Memorials can be made to the family. 

HAZEL C. JACOBS 
Age 82, of Clay died Sept. 23, 1999. Mrs. Jacobs is survived by her husband, Francis; sons, Donald and Paul; daughters, Patricia Couture and Karen Muehlbrandt; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services were held in St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Algonac, with Fr. Douglas Bignall officiating. Arrangements were made by Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac. Burial was in St. Catherine Cemetery. 

FRANCES PARMANN 
Age 56, of Kimball died Sept. 20, 1999. Mrs. Parmann was employed at Cavis Grill and was a member of Women of the Moose Chapter 99, and Blue Water Aerie 3702 Fraternal Order of Eagles. She is survived by her daughters, Lesa Ingles of Richmond and Sarah, Jody, and Cricket Trendy, all of Port Huron; eight grandchildren; brothers, Robert and Richard, both of Port Huron, and Benjamin Barnes of Minnesota; sisters, Geraldine James and Geraldine DeFour, both of Port Huron; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Larry. Services were held in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home, Port Huron, with the Rev. Paul Smith of Victory Temple, officiating. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery, Port Huron Township. 

CLAIR POWERS 
Age 77, of Memphis died Sept. 21, 1999. Mr. Powers was employed as a tool grinder at General Electric Carboloy. He was retired from the Memphis Fire Department. Mr. Powers was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army during the Normandy Invasion and was awarded the Purple Heart. He is survived by his wife, Helen; sons, Mark of Kimball and Randy of Memphis; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Elizabeth Horvath of Florida, Leota Johnston of Armada, Betty Dalecki of Memphis and Edith Moran of Yale; and brothers, Albert, Hod and Marvin, all of Memphis. Services were held at the Memphis Cemetery, with the Rev. Dennis Nowinski officiating. Arrangements were made by Kammeraad Funeral Home, Memphis. Memorials can be made to the Memphis Fire Department or the special project elevator fund at All Saints Catholic Church, Memphis. 

ADAM LEE ZUNIGA SR. 
Age 30, of New Haven died Oct. 29, 1999. Mr. Zuniga was employed by the Meijer store in Chesterfield. He is survived by his wife, Karen; son, Adam Jr.; parents, Joseph and Dorothy Zuniga and Ethelyn Thomas, all of Port Huron; sisters, Connie Kelly, Rachelle and Jennifer Zunia, all of Port Huron; brothers, Joseph of Wisconsin and Steven and Christopher, both of Port Huron; grandmother, Doris Swoffer of Port Huron; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Services were held in All Saints Catholic Church, with the Rev. Dennis Nowinski officiating. Arrangements were made by Kammeraad Funeral Home, Memphis. Burial was in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Port Huron. Memorials can be made to the family. 

BERNICE WEAVER 
Age 74, of Chesterfield died Nov. 1, 1999. Mrs. Weaver was a homemaker. She is survived by her daughters, Jaynell Patrick of New Baltimore, Carol Robson of Canada and Donna Stewart of Sterling Heights; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Weaver was predeceased by her husband Wallace. Services were held in Gendernalik Funeral Home, New Baltimore, with the Rev. Donald J. Emmert officiating. Burial was in Cadillac Memorial Gardens East, Clinton Township. Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.

CAROLY SUE HAMMER 
Age 56, of Allegan died Oct. 18, 1999. Ms. Hammer is survived by her daughter, Cassandra Clemente of Livonia; sons, Robert Rhodes of Algonac and Timothy Rhodes of East China; three grandchildren; mother, Myrna Hammer of Allegan; brothers, Richard of Allegan, Terry of Pullman, Ken of Chesterfield, Carl of Martin, Robert of Gobles and Larry Jr. of Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father Larry. Services were held in Gordan Funeral Home, Allegan

WILLIS E. BRINKMAN 
Age 67, of Marine City died Oct. 30, 1999. Mr. Brinkman retired from the U.S. Air Force as technical sergeant; was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict; he was a rural mail carrier with the U.S. Postal Service before retiring. He was a member of the Marine City United Methodist Church. Mr. Brinkman is survived by his wife, Nancy; sons, Glenn of Marine City and Gregory of China Township; three grandchildren; brothers, Robert of Texas and Irving of California; sisters, Irene Amstad of Arizona and Paulette Anderson of Minnesota. Services were held in Marine City United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Donna J. Osterhout officiating. Arrangements were made by Bower-Rose Funeral Home, Marine City. Burial was in Memphis Cemetery, Memphis. 

ROY ERIC NELSON 
Age 61, of Columbus died Nov. 5, 1999. Mr. Nelson was an emission certifier for Daimler Chrysler. He was active in the Boy Scouts of America serving as Scout Master of Troop 73 in Richmond and assistant Scout Master of Troop 201 in Rochester; also served on numerous council positions. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; sons, David of Illinois and Timothy of Virginia; a daughter, Lisa of Croswell; brothers, Ronald of Illinois and Robert of Wisconsin. Services were held in St. Augustine Catholic Church, Richmond, with the Rev. James Commyn officiating. Arrangements were made by Rewalt Funeral Home, Richmond. Burial was in St. Michael Cemetery. Memorials can be made to the Boy Scouts of America. 

EVELYN BARBARA VALENTINE 
Age 78, of Richmond, formerly of Clinton Township, died Nov. 3, 1999. Mrs. Valentine was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, former member of the Ladies Aid, Bible groups and the Altar Guild at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Roseville. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; daughter, Judith of California; sons, James of Macomb Township and Martin of Iowa; and four grandchildren. Services were held in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Macomb, with the Rev. Michael Lutz, officiating. Arrangements were made by Murphy and Hauss Funeral Directors, Macomb. Burial was in Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton Township. Memorials can be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church-Evelyn Valentine Memorial Fund. 

BEULAH Z. SMITH 
Age 88, of Algonac died Nov. 1, 1999. Mrs. Smith is survived by her daughters, Juanita Ebeling of Marine City and Jeanetta Jackson of Tawas City; sons, Ronald and Bobby, both of Marine City; a brother, Jack Crumby of Arkansas; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Oscar, and a grandson Michael Guzinski. Services were held in Bower-Rose Funeral Home, Marine City, with the Rev. Harvey W. Reh officiating. Burial was in White Chapel Cemetery, Troy. 

VICTOR HERMANN HILL 
Age 74, of Marine City died Nov. 3, 1999. Mr. Hill was retired from the Marine City Water Department as a wastewater pollution control superintendent. He was a veteran of World War II in the Pacific Theatre serving in the U.S. Army; and was a member of the Francis Bashore Post 3129 VFW in Marine City. Mr. Hill is survived by his wife, Elsie; daughters, Paulette Kissee of Wisconsin, Victoria Glenn of California, Valorie Hill and Velinda Yax, all of Algonac, and Tricia Bauer of Flint; sons, Robert of Columbus and Raymond of Marine City; brother, Raymond of Wisconsin; sister, Adeline Smith of Wisconsin and Marie Bunch of Maryland; and nine grandchildren. Services were held in Bower-Rose Funeral Home, Marine City, with Pastor Gerhardt A. Doroh officiating. Burial was in Rosehill Cemetery, East China. 

MARY H. STYK 
Age 86, of Marine City died Nov. 3, 1999. Ms. Styk is survived by her daughters, Mary Alent, Betty Baxter and Karen Klass; and a son, Walter. Services were held in Young Colonial Chapel Funeral Home, China. Burial was in Rosehill Cemetery, East China. 

DONALD J. COHRS 
Age 70, of Marine City died Nov. 1, 1999. Mr. Cohrs was retired from Chrysler Corporation and was co-owner of Cohrs Marine Construction and MOR-COR Corporation. He was a 32nd degree mason and was a member of Past Worshipful Master of S. Ward Lodge 62, past patron of Emily Ward 205 OES, past thrice master of Royal Arch Chapter 59, Detroit Consistory of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Blue Water Scottish Rite Club, Mallet Club of Michigan, Marine City Council, the DAV Port Huron Chapter 12 and Marine City United Methodist Church; also served in the U.S. Army in Germany as a staff sergeant. Mr. Cohrs is survived by his wife, Ottolyn; daughters, Yvonne and Darlene Markel; four grandchildren; brother, Wilfred; sister, Evelyn Dresser; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Services were held in Marine City United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Donna J. Osterhout officiating. An Eastern Star memorial service was held followed by a Masonic memorial service. Arrangements were made by Young Colonial Chapel Funeral Home, China. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Marine City. Memorials can be made to the Marine City United Methodist Church bell tower fund. 

DOROTHY M. HARRIS 
Age 78, of Wales Township died Oct. 30, 1999. Mrs. Harris was a member of Goodells First Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Dwight; sons, Mark of Ohio and John of Sterling Heights; two grandchildren; and two sisters. Services were held in Goodells First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Randy Clark officiating. Arrangements were made by Pollock-Randall Funeral Home, Port Huron. Memorials can be made to Goodells First Baptist Church. 

DOROTHY M. HARRIS 
Age 78, of Wales Township died Oct. 30, 1999. Mrs. Harris was a member of Goodells First Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Dwight; sons, Mark of Ohio and John of Sterling Heights; two grandchildren; and two sisters. Services were held in Goodells First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Randy Clark officiating. Arrangements were made by Pollock-Randall Funeral Home, Port Huron. Memorials can be made to Goodells First Baptist Church. 

GRACE ELIZABETH LEVERENZ 
Newborn, of Kimball died Oct. 26, 1999. Grace is survived by her parents, Scott and Sherrie Leverenz of Kimball; a sister, Mikaela; grandparents, Rick and Brenda Leverenz and Duane and Erika Sinda, all of Port Huron; great-grandparents, Melvin and Marilyn Leverenz, Bill and Jackie Meier, Eleanore Sinda, Dorothea Zetzer and Edith Zetzer; and several aunts and uncles. Services were held in Hillside Wesleyan Church, with the Rev. Stephen C. Johnson officiating. Arrangements were made by Marysville Funeral Home, Marysville. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, St. Clair.


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