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|From the Mail Tribune, Medford, OR, the following obits:
Merle McClintock, 78, of Medford, died Saturday (Feb. 14, 1998)
at Three Fountains Nursing Center. Arrangements will be announced by Simonsen
Funeral Home, Ashland.
Marilynn Holm, 76, of Medford, died Friday (Feb. 13, 1998) at her home.
Arrangements will be announced by Perl Funeral Services-Siskiyou.
Nicholas Haller, 82, of Phoenix, died Saturday (Feb. 14, 1998)
at Providence Medford Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by
Perl Funeral Services-Siskiyou.
Jean Gaynor, 73, of Medford, died Friday (Feb. 13, 1998) at Fountain
Plaza. Arrangements will be announced by Memory Gardens Mortuary.
Wyatt E. Keene
The memorial graveside service for Wyatt Eugene Keene will
be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Eagle Point National Cemetery. The Rev. Jerry
Gilmer, chaplain of the Veterans Affairs Domiciliary, White City, will
He was born Oct. 9, 1921, in Frostburg, Md. The family moved to the Rogue Valley when he was a baby.
A carpenter in construction most of his life, Mr. Keene last worked for Dumas Laundry in Medford.
He was a member of the Carpenters Union for 30 years.
During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting.
Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl Crumm, Medford; five step-daughters, Yvonne Sarvis, Debbie McGrath, and Toni Apted, all Medford, Patty Moonie, Kalispell, Mont., and Darlene Adkins, McKinleyville, Calif.; a brother, Fred, Medford; two sisters, Rhoda Parrick, Seattle, and Val Sanderson, Portland; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Three sisters, Audry St. Arnold, Mickey Kindred, and Sally Freeman, preceded him in death.
Arrangements: Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives Alder Creek.
Adell M. Obenshain
Adell Mathell Obenshain, 83, of Central Point, died Friday
(Feb. 13, 1998) at Hearthstone. A private service is planned.
She was born Adell Mathell Kyker on May 2, 1913, in Lindsay, Okla.
On July 15, 1935, in Santa Ana, Calif., she married Earl Obenshain, who survives.
She attended the Central Point Community Bible Church and enjoyed sewing, camping, painting ceramics, and writing poetry.
Survivors, in addition to her husband, include two daughters, Earlene Joyce Wyatt, Central Point, and Paula Jean Pendelton, Roseburg; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Eight sisters and four brothers preceded her in death.
Arrangements: Conger-Morris Funeral Directors, Medford.
Stella F. Taylor
The funeral for Stella Francis Taylor will be at 1 p.m.
Monday in the Conger-Morris Medford Chapel. Private interment will be in
Hillcrest Memorial Park.
She was born Stella Combs on Aug. 27, 1905, in Fallville, Ark.
She returned to Stockton in 1979.
Mrs. Taylor enjoyed gardening and crafts, including making Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus dolls.
Survivors include three sons, Charles, Medford, Jay, Cave Junction, and Henry, Visalia, Calif.; five daughters, Leona Moorem and Opal Huls, both Chino, Calif., Bonnie Mattingly, Stockton, Carol Smith, Topock, Ariz., and Marlana Butler, Spokane, Wash.; 28 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and great-great-great-grandchildren. A daughter, Betty Lee Taylor, and two sons, Earl and Ray, preceded her in death.
Arrangements: Conger-Morris Funeral Directors, Medford.
Robert H. Fenn
Robert Hamilton Fenn, 77 of Medford, died Monday (Jan.
26, 1998) in Sun City, Ariz., where he spends his winters. A memorial service
was held in Sun City.
He was born May 15, 1920, in Greencastle, Ind.
Mr. Fenn served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He transferred to the Naval Air Reserve and flew Clippers for PanAm, transporting top priority military personnel and medical supplies.
Mr. Fenn was area manager for Sun Electric in Medford, retiring in 1982.
In May of 1977, he married Margaret Williams, who survives.
Mr. Fenn enjoyed traveling in his motorhome.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, include three daughters, Julia Atkinson, Medford, Susan Shawhan, Grants Pass, and Janet Harrison, West Haven, Utah; a son, Philip, Bend; a sister, Betty Tenholder, in Indiana; and six grandchildren.
Arrangements: Best Funeral Home, Peoria, Ariz.
Detroit News Nov. 9, 1999
AMMONS, LUTHER H., Beloved husband of Grace. Dear father of Jack (Diane)
and Jerry (Denise). Brother of James, Harold, Carroll, Marjorie Sprinkle,
the late Geneva Boone and the late Willard. All from North Carolina. Also
survived by 4 grandchildren Brad, Matthew, Shannon and Allen. Funeral Wednesday
10 a.m. from the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home 22546
Michigan Ave. Visitation Monday 6-9 p.m. and Tuesday 1-9 p.m.
BABCOCK,BERTRAM C., November 8. Husband of Nell. Father of William (Louise), James (Margaret) and John. Grandfather of Erin, Aimee, Hank and Jessica. Also survived by ten brothers and three sisters. Memorial service Thursday at 10 a.m. at Cherry Hill Presbytarian church, Telegraph at Cherry Hill, Dearborn. Arrangements by the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home (313) 561-1500 Memorials to the church preferred.
BAGNIK, JOSEPH G., Beloved father of Edward (Irene), Arthur (Jane), & Theresa (George) Stefut. Also 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services Wednesday 10:30 a.m. In St. Edmund Catholic Church, Warren. Visitation Tuesday 2-9 p.m. at the Frank J. Calcaterra Funeral Home 13650 E. 15 Mile Rd. (at Schoenherr) Sterling Hgts. Rosary 7 p.m. Additional Visitation 10 a.m. until time of Service Wednesday in the Church. Arrangements under the direction of the Christie-Olszewski Funeral Home, New Baltimore. (810) 725-2581
BARLAGE,THOMAS A., Of Clarkston, formerly of St. Clair Shores, November 7, 1999, age 76. Preceded in death by his wife, Suzanne. Father of Suzanne (Fraser) Gorrell of TX, Deborah (Robert) Phebus of Venezuela, Jeannette (Jeff) Habermas of Clarkston, Mary (Larry) Kennedy of IN, Sheila (Frank) Collison of CA and Beth (Tim) Flory of Ada, MI. Also survived by 15 grandchildren. Brother of Edward (Peg) of Willis, James (Irma) of Rochester Hills and William (Marilyn) of Livonia. Thomas retired as an electrician from Detroit Edison after 40 yrs. of service. He lived life to the fullest. In state Friday 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Daniel Catholic Church, Clarkston with Rev. Msgr. Robert Humitz officiating. Interment Christian Memorial Cemetery. Prayer service Thursday 4:30 p.m. at the Lewis E. Wint & Son TRUST 100 Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Thursday 3-9 p.m. Memorials may be made to Scleroderma Foundation.
BERNOT , BETTY A. ,Age 73. November 7, 1999. Beloved wife of Matt. Dear mother of Ron (Rita) Bernot, Gary (Estelle) Bernot and John (Jan) Bernot. Grandmother of Gary Bernot Jr. Visitation Tuesday 5-9 p.m. and Wednesday 4-9 p.m. at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre (1 blk. S. of 13 Mile Rd.) Additional visitation Thursday 9 a.m. until time of Mass 9:30 a.m. at St. Anastasia Church, 4571 John R, Troy. Interment White Chapel. Scripture service Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
BERTUCCI,VITANTONIO "TONY" Age 66. November 7, 1999. Beloved husband of Teresa. Loving father of Cathy (Michael) Elliott, Giorgio (Janine), Emma (Larry) Patterson, and Antonio (Rose). Loving grandfather of Teresa and Mary Elliott, Anthony and Lia Bertucci, Gina and Alana Patterson. Dear brother of Frank, Elizabeth, Maria, Bruno, and the late Vincenzo. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. Thursday 1-9 p.m. Rosary Thursday 7:30 p.m. Funeral Friday 9 a.m. from Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. , 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Pkwy (16 Mile). To San Francesco Catholic Church for a 10 a.m. Mass. Entombment: Resurrection.
BONUAM, CLARA F., November 6. Beloved wife of the late Paulino TVA. Dear mother of Earl P., Jeri Ribant and Patricia A. Russell (Charles). Five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Sister of Victoria Yuhas and Dorothy Lebeau. Prayers 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at A.H. Peters Funeral Home , 32000 Schoenherr at Masonic (13 1/3 Mi), Warren and 11 a.m. at St. Malachy Catholic Church. Rosary 7 p.m. Tuesday. Visitation 4-10 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m-10 p.m. Tuesday. Memorials to American Cancer Society.
CHRISTIE, VIRGINIA M. Beloved wife of Henry J. Dear mother of Carole (David) Barnaby; grandmother of Michelle, Colleen and Anthony. Great grandmother of Alex and Nick; also survived by three brothers and three sisters. Funeral Wednesday 9:30 a.m. at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Trail) and to St. Theodore Church at 10:00 a.m.. Family will be receiving visitors Tuesday 12 noon - 9:00 p.m. Rosary Tuesday 7:00 p.m.
CLARK,ROBERT L., SR. Belleville, MI. Age 67, November 7, 1999. Beloved husband of Shirley (nee Bricker) Clark. Loving father of Dennis (Lisa) Clark, Douglas Clark, Andrew (Darlene) Clark, Vickie (Shawn) McGinn, Donald (Phyllis) Clark, Michael (Debbie) Clark, Jeffrey (Patti) Clark & Robert (Shirley) Clark, Jr. Loving grandfather of eighteen and greatgrandfather of four. Dear brother of Jack (Vi) Clark, Richard (Arlene) Clark and Mary (Ken) Shaw. Visiting 5-9 p.m. Wednesday and 11-2 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday at DAVID C. BROWN FUNERAL HOME, Belleville. Entombment, Michigan Memorial Park, Flat Rock.
COCHRANE , GERTRUDE J. Age 91 of Chelsea. Formerly of Rochester, Nov. 8, 1999. Wife of the late Harry. Mother of Jennifer Ellsworth, Patricia DeBoer, and the late Kathleen Cochrane. Grandmother of Eric Ellsworth, Alison Ellsworth, and Stephen Lawniczak. Sister of Beth Modders. Memorial service 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul s United Methodist Church - Rickard Chapel, 620 Romeo St. in Rochester. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan. Arrangements by Pixley Funeral Home, 322 W. University Dr., Rochester.
COLEMAN,CLARA M., Age 76. November 8, 1999 of Belleville, formerly of Taylor. Beloved wife of the late Bob. Loving mother of Donald Lee, Oscar, Bob, Margie Ratliff, and Sandra Dee Kellogg. Dearest grandmother of 14; Great-grandmother of 13. Sister of Bernice Rice, Joy Lee Ratliff, Donald Charles Stump, and the Rev. J.D. Stump. Funeral service Thursday, Instate 10:30 a.m., Service at 11 a.m., at the Riverview Church of God. Visitation Tuesday 5-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-9 p.m. at The Martenson Funeral Home , 10915 Allen Rd. (Corner of Goddard). Interment: Michigan Memorial Park Cemetery. An expression of sympathy may be made to the Riverview Church of God.
CONSTANTINE,GEORGE, Age 49, November 7. Dear father of George. Beloved son of Helen Constantine and the late Gust. Dear brother of Ted, Sam, Angelo and the late Charles. Brother in law of Helene Constantine. Uncle of Sara, Charlie, Gust, Christina and Sam. Visitation Monday 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday Noon-9 p.m. at the Northrop-Sassaman Funeral Home, 19091 Northville Rd. (at 7 Mile) Northville. Trisagion service Tuesday 7:30 p.m. Services Wednesday 10:30 a.m. at the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 39851 W. Five Mile Rd., Plymouth, MI. Memorial contributions to the Church would be appreciated by the family.
COPPERSTONE,MARY V., Age 86, of Rochester Hills, formerly of Southfield and Redford, November 8, 1999. Wife of the late John. Mother of Joseph (Janice) Copperstone, Sr. Mary Copperstone, IHM, Eleanor (Terry) Connolly, Linda (Michael) Thomas, the late Theresa Copperstone, and the late P. John Copperstone. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Sister of Sam Sammut, Eugenia DeKindren, Alice Springer, Joseph Sammut and Eleanor Pawlowski. Instate 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1234 Inglewood at Northwood in Rochester until 10:30 a.m. Funeral Liturgy. Visitation 2-9 p.m. Wednesday at PIXLEY FUNERAL HOME , 322 W. University Drive in Rochester. Rosary 7 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial contributions may be made to the I.H.M. Development Fund, 610 W. Elm St., Monroe, MI 48162 or ARC of NW Wayne County, 26049 Five Mile, Redford, MI 48239.
DAVID,MARY M., Belleville, MI. Age 80, November 7, 1999. Beloved mother of Ronald (Susan) David, Dennis (Barbara) David, Mary Beth (John) Rieth, Danielle (Gary) Cipolloni and Judy (David) Darling. Loving grandmother of eight and greatgrandmother of six. Dear sister of Julia Thomas, Thomas Thomas and George Thomas. Visiting 7-9 p.m. tonight and 12-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service 10 a.m. Thursday at DAVID C. BROWN FUNERAL HOME, Belleville. Interment, Mount Hope Memorial Gardens, Livonia.
De STEFANIS,ANTHONY "TONY" Age 68, November 6, 1999. Beloved husband of Sarah (nee Zakrin). Loving father of Lena (Michael) Van Acker, Anthony Jr., Martha (Anthony) Voss, Karen (and the late Robert) Rososko, John (Melinda) and Cesare (April). Proud grandfather of nineteen grandchildren. Dear brother of Albert (Jenny), Robert, and Dianne Nolan. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the Frank J. Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 E. Fifteen Mile Rd. (at Schoenherr) Tuesday 2-9 p.m. with Rosary 6 p.m. Funeral services Wednesday 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home.
DRIKER,FRANCES, Beloved wife of the late Charles Driker. Dear mother of Ruth Kroll, Jack (Trudy) Driker, and Eugene (Elaine) Driker. Loving grandmother of Shelley Beth (Richard) Feigenberg, Michael Kroll, Miriam (Rabbi Yankel) Karp, Vivian (Charles) Gealer, David Driker, Elissa (Perry) Driker-Ohren, and Dr. Stephen (Dr. Jennifer) Driker. 14 great-grandchildren. Services 2 o clock Tuesday afternoon at the Ira Kaufman Chapel (248) 569-0020 . Interment Hebrew Memorial Park.
ELLESIN, GRACE, Resident of Des Plaines, IL. Age 87. Beloved wife of the late Daniel. Dear mother of Dorothy (Christopher) Janus. Grandmother of Olivia Janus and Sister of Bernice (The late Kenneth) Shaw. Services will be held at a future date. Arrangements by G.L. Hills Funeral Home , Des Plaines, IL. For information call (847) 699-9003.
FOREMAN,SHAY, Survived by his wife Catherine Foreman and his first wife Lucille Atkins, children Dennis (Sondra) Foreman and Arlene (George Black) Foreman, grandson Brett Foreman, brother Leonard (Mimi) Foreman, nieces Donna Foreman, Joyce Winter, Shelley Armstrong and Toby Sakat-Baskin, great-nieces and great-nephew Penny Sakat, Suzanne Sakat-Chesney and Robert Sakat. Services 10:00 o clock Wednesday morning at the Ira Kaufman Chapel, (248) 569-0020. Interment Clover Hill
GALEA, SAMUEL, November 8, 1999. Beloved husband of the late Theresa. Loving father of Paul (Kathleen) Galea, Dolores Galea and Terri (Daniel) Kuznia. Dear brother of Jane Cassar, Frances Pulis and Joseph Galea. Dear grandfather of Jordan, Elizabeth, Katherine, Margaret and Samuel. Visitation Tuesday 6-9 p.m. and Wednesday 1-9 p.m. at Voran Funeral Home , 23701 Ford Rd., Dearborn. Rosary Wednesday 7 p.m. In state Thursday 11:30 a.m. Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for a 12 noon mass.
GRAMS,LUCILLE H., Age 89. November 7, 1999. Beloved wife of the late Norman. Dear mother of Carl (Linda) and Judy Bergman (Paul). Grandmother of 9. Great grandmother of 12. Sister of Mildred Howden. Funeral Service Wednesday 10 a.m. at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile (E. of I-275). Visitation Tuesday 2-9 p.m. Interment White Chapel Cemetery.
GROME,FANNIE (FAYE), Age 92 of Royal Oak, formerly of Madison Heights. Beloved wife of the late William. Dear mother of the late Jean Russell. Loving grandmother of Michael (Deborah) Woodard, Scott (Lisa) Russell, Donna (Tom) Dyer and Tammie (Anthony) Panicci. Also survived by seven great granddhildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Service Thursday 11 am at the Ashley-Scott Funeral Home , 340 E. 9 Mile (3/4 block East of John R.), Hazel Park. Visitation Wednesday 4-9.
GRZYWINSKI, JUDITH T. (nee ERNAT) November 6, 1999, age 58. Wife of the late Chester. Dear daughter of Theresa and the late Stanley Ernat. Dear sister of Gary (Karen), and David Ernat. Dear aunt of Michael (Melinda) Ernat, Katherine (Jeffrey) Chapp, and Jeffery (Shannon) Ernat. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. (with an evening Rosary at 7 pm.) at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Instate Thursday 9:30 am at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Church, Masonic (13 1/2 Mi.) bet. Hayes-Utica Rds., Fraser for Mass beginning at 10 am. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.
shamrockleftHEGARTY SARAH November 7, 1999. Age 95. Beloved wife of the late Martin. Loving mother of Nancy (Richard) Redington, Martin (Mary Jo), Kay (Paul), Wynne, Sally (George), Kelly and the late Thomas, Rosemary McDonald and Patricia. Loving mother-in-law of Courtland McDonald and Patricia Hegarty. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation at the R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 15451 Farmington Rd., Livonia, Tuesday from 1-9 p.m. with Rosary Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Old St. Patrick Catholic Church, 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd., Ann Arbor, Wednesday from 9:30 til time of Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Memorials may be directed to Pheasant Ring Community for Adults with Autism.
HOEFLER, MENA, Age 98, died November 7, 1999. Beloved mother of Elizabeth McIntyre, William (Shirley) Hoefler, Carole (James) Crum. Loving grandmother of 12; Great grandmother of 24. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, November 10, 1999 2:00 o clock p.m. at Farmington Hills Church of Christ, 36500 W. 11 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills.
HOEHNER,JANE ELIZABETH (LAKE) Age 86, of Wilmington, DE, died at her daughter s residence in Landenberg, PA, on Thursday, October 7, 1999. Mrs. Hoehner was born March 20, 1913, in Sebewaing, MI, raised in Saginaw, and lived for many years in Detroit and Orchard Lake. Her greatgrandfather, Henry Campau, was considered the first pioneer settler in what is now Frankenmuth, arriving in 1818. Her grandmother, Julia Veit, was the first pioneer child born there. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, William E. Hoehner, age 89; two sons, William L. Hoehner, Mishawaka, IN and John F. Hoehner, O Fallon, MO; daughter, Martha J. Menzel, Landenberg, PA; and 7 grandchildren, Anne Scialabba, Chicago, IL, Jane Hoehner Bastianelli, Berkley, MI, Amy Hoehner, Indianapolis, IN, Michael and Katherine Menzel, Landenberg, PA and Adrianne and Andrew Hoehner, Mishawaka, IN. Survivors also include Julia J. (Gugel) Kamenoff, Orchard Lake, MI and Katherine (Gugel) Stewart, El Cajon, CA. Interment will be at Glen Eden Memorial Park, Livonia, MI. The family welcomes donations to Concordia Lutheran Church, 3003 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810-3441 or to the Jane E./William E. Hoehner Scholarship Fund, c/o Nancy Meyer, Director of Development, Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, IN 46383.
KOZLOWSKI, EDWARD ,age 84, November 7, 1999. Beloved husband of Rose. Loving father of Mary Ann (Larry) Cavallero, Larry (Cathy) and Susan Kozlowski; proud grandfather of 11 grandchildren and one great grandson; also survived by five brothers and one sister. Visitation at the Calcaterra-Sobocinski Funeral Home, 22121 Kelly Road (between 8 & 9 Mile) Tuesday 4-9 p.m. and Wednesday 1-9 p.m. with Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Thursday 8:45 a.m. at St. Veronica Church for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Memorials to Capuchin Monastery appreciated by family.
KRATZ,CLYDE M., Beloved husband of the late Mildred. Dearest father of Clifford and predeceased by daughter, Sharon. Longtime member of the Canadian Legion of Royal Oak. Funeral services Wednesday 10 a.m. at the Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, 22642 Ryan (1 blk. S. of 9 Mi.) in Warren. Visitation Tuesday 1-9 p.m.
KROLICKI, EUGENE, Age 77. November 7, 1999. Beloved husband of Trudy. Proud father of Yvonne (John) Hreno, Michele (Chuck) Kedrow, Denise Wolf (Kevin), Clarice Krolicki (Gary), and Colette Krolicki (Eugene). Also survived by seven grandchildren. Instate Thursday 10 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church, until time of Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Visitation Tuesday 2-9 p.m. and Wednesday 1-9 p.m. at the D. S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover at Common (12-1/2 Mile). Scripture Service Wednesday 7 p.m
MARROCCO,ARMANDA, November 7, 1999. Age 85. Beloved Wife of the Late Tullio. Dear Mother of Silvano (Rosina), Anna (Claudio) Iacobelli, Viola (Gino) Morelli and Anthony Marrocco. Dear Grandmother of Cristina, Marina, Liana, Alessandra, Claudina, Marisa, Tullio, Alisa, Lori, David, Armanda and Michelle. Dear Great Grandmother of Jianluca, Romano, Gabriella and Allesandro. Dear Sister of Achille (Irma) and Francesco (Evelina) Ferrara. Visitation Tuesday 6-9 pm and Wednesday 1-9 pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. , 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mi.). Rosary Wednesday 7:30 pm. Funeral Thursday 9:00 am at Funeral Home for Prayers, and to St. Thecla Church (1 blk. S. of Metro Parkway & 1 blk. E. of Groesbeck Hwy.) Clinton Twp. for Mass beginning at 10:00 am. Entombment White Chapel.
MICALLEF, SPIRO, Age 91, November 6. Formerly of Detroit. Died in Monroe, MI. Beloved husband of Sarah Edith. Dear father of Carmela Scruggs of Sylvania, OH. Loving grandfather of two. Also survived by two sisters. Visitation Monday 3-9 p.m. at the Rupp Funeral Home , (734) 241-9300 with a rosary at 7 p.m. Instate Tuesday 9 a.m. at the I.H.M. Motherhouse of Monroe, 610 W. Elm St. with funeral services at 10 a.m.
MINOCK,LOUISE A. Age 92 of Ann Arbor. Died at the home of nephew, Robert McGee. Loving aunt of 16 nieces and Nephews. Also survived by two sisters, Lillian (Joe) Dunnabeck and Ruth (Jack) Wilhelm. Preceded in death by a sister, Honora Helen McGee, who died July 28, 1999. Visitation Tuesday 2-5 and 7-9 with a Rosary Service at 8:00 p.m. at SPAULDING & CURTIN FUNERAL HOME, 500 West Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, 888-544-8500. Funeral Service Wednesday, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Ann Arbor. In-State 9:30 a.m. Funeral Mass 10:00. Burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit. Memorials to Friend of Wildlife, P.O. Box 1505, Ann Arbor, MI 48106.
MORELLI,JOHN, Age 78. November 8, 1999. Dearest father of Vivian "Toni" (Jerry) Howard. Very special and dear uncle of Ann Menendez, Linda Vitale and Anna Jaswick. Visitation Wednesday 1-9 p.m. Funeral Thursday 10 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Donations preferred to the American Cancer Society, 29350 Southfield Rd., Ste. 110, Southfield, MI 48076-2078.
MUNCE,DOROTHY V., Of Waterford, November 7, 1999 at 86 years of age. Beloved mother of Patrick (Susan) Munce of Waterford and Brian Munce of Pontiac. Dear grandmother of James N. Munce and Lindsey A. Collins. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Friday, November 12, 1999 at St. Patrick Catholic Church (9086 Hutchins, White Lake). Visitation will be 10 a.m. until time of service at the church. The family will receive friends Thursday 4-8 at the Union Lake Chapel of the Elton Black and Son Funeral Home, (1233 Union Lake Rd.). Memorial contributions to the United Way.
MUNDAY,GERALDINE M., Of West Bloomfield. Died November 7, 1999 at 80 years of age. Beloved wife of the late George G. for over 47 years. Dear mother of Elizabeth (Michael) Clark, Mary Anne (William) LeTarte and George (Cheryl) Munday. Loving grandmother of Melissa, George Jr., Nicholas, Kevin and Cindy. A Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, November 9, 1999 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick s Catholic Church (9086 Hutchins), White Lake. Mrs. Munday will lie in state at the Church beginning at 10 a.m. Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer s Association. Arrangements entrusted to the Union Lake Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home. For more information please call 248-363-7135.
MUSZYNSKI , JOSEPH E. November 6. Age 75. Beloved husband of Rose. Dear father of Andy (Lillian) Shakula. Dear grandfather of Andrew Shakula Jr. and Kimberly Ann Shakula. Dear brother of Emily Farr. Funeral services were private. Memorials suggested to the family in care of the Lyle Elliott Funeral Home, 31730 Mound Rd., Warren, MI 48092.
O BERSKI , ELMER "Jerry" W. D.O. Beloved husband of Adeline G. of 59 years. Dearest father of Sharon (Richard) Porter, Linda (William) Grant, Ann (Nolan) Hart, Michael (Susie) O Berski, Tom (Susan) O Berski, the late Jerry Wayne O Berski D.O. and Mary Jo O berski. Loving grandfather of 13 and great grandfather of three. Dear brother of Bernard and Dr. James O Berski. To lie instate from 9:30 a.m. until time of mass 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady Star of The Sea, Grosse Pointe Wds. Visitation 2-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home , 20705 Mack Ave, at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Wds. Scripture 7 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Arthritis Foundation or Capuchin Soup Kitchen.
PARDI, MARY E., November 6, 1999. Beloved wife of Anthony. Dear mother of Nathan (Susan), Paul, Anthony and Christopher (Mary) Pardi. Dear grandmother of Vincent and Daniel. Dear sister of Yvonne (Frank) Gatt, James (Donna) Griscti, Doris (Clyde) Wilson, Anthony (Antoinette), Alfred (Maria) and the late Paul (Mary Rose) Grixti. Visitation Tuesday 12noon-9 p.m. at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the Obarzanek Funeral Home, 33250 Ryan Rd (N. of 14 Mile Rd.). Scripture service for Mary will be Tuesday 6:00 p.m. In state Wednesday 10:30 a.m. at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church, 38750 Ryan Rd. (South of 17 Mile Rd.) until the Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.
PETROFF,SHIRLEY L., Age 64 of Punta Gorda, FL. Died Nov. 1, 1999. She was born January 12, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan and moved to Florida 14 years ago. Survivors include her husband, Steven; Mother, Beatrice Povliches; Daughter, Jean (Michael) Moll of New Baltimore, MI; Sons, Steven Herod of Punta Gorda, Fla. and James Herod of Hazel Park, MI.; Stepsons, Robert (Kelly) Petroff of Detroit, MI and James (Marie) Petroff of California and four grandchildren, Michael Moll Jr., Kenneth Moll, Steven Petroff and Katie Petroff. Inurnment will be at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida.
RAFFEL, MARIA, November 7, 1999. Wife of the late William. Mother of Fr. Godfrey Raffel and Margaret M. (Erik) Eskildren. Sister of Joseph Natter and Freda Felder. Grandmother of William, Erik, Ralph, John and Cynthia (Dennis). Great grandmother of Jacqueline, Jessica, Jennifer and Nicholas. Memorial mass Wednesday 10 a.m. from St. Bernard Chapel, 23601 Ann Arbor Trail (E. of Telegraph). Arrangements by L.J. Griffin Funeral Home , 734-522-9400
ROSE,BLANCHE, Beloved wife of the late Jacob Rose. Dear mother of Shirlee (Jack) Iden and Eugene Dee) Rose. Grandmother of Lauren "Tzviah" Idan, Elana (Alex) Cheshin, Bruce (Lee) Iden, Michael (Jamie) Rose, Patricia (Paul) Cordone, Amy (Will) Osgood, Steven (Melissa) Rose, the late Linda Iden and the late Robert Iden. Great- grandmother of Arik (Sarit) Maya, Dahna Cheshin, Daniel, Jesse and Jenna Iden, David, Eric and Kelsey Rose, Allison, Lindsay and Chase Osgood and Hannah Margaret Rose. Sister of Elisheva Atlas, the late Rose Tuchman and the late Toby Hochberg. Services 1:00 o clock Wednesday afternoon at the Ira Kaufman Chapel, (248) 569-0020. Interment Adat Shalom Memorial
RULE , ARCHIE L. ,Age 71. Father of Levern, Joyce and Archie Jr. Leaves 94 year father Willie, brother Bill Isola, three sisters Cora, Willie and Ella, seven grandchildren, also great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of relatives and many friends. Visitation all day Tuesday at the Swanson Funeral Home, East Grand Blvd. at Mack Ave. Funeral Wednesday 10 a.m. at the Pure in Heart Baptist Church, 3411 Holcomb, Detroit. Burial Detroit Memorial Park East, Warren, MI.
SANDISON , JACQUELINE M. Age 56. November 8, 1999. Loving mother of John (Kathy) Gosney, Lisa (Ray) Helgeson and Jessica Gosney. Loving grandmother of Ceilidh, Austin, Bryan and Trisha. Dear daughter of John and Jessie Sandison. Dear sister of Barb (Duane) Misico. Visitation Tuesday 4-9 p.m. at the Livonia Chapel of the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile (E. of I-275). Funeral service Wednesday 11 a.m. Burial Parkview Cemetery. Memorials to American Cancer Society appreciated in lieu of flowers.
SCHLONSKY,MARGARET H. Of Shelby Twp., formerly of Lansing. Age 49, died November 5, 1999. Born December 26, 1949 in Detroit, Mrs. Schlonsky was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert in 1988. Surviving are her daughter, Sarah M. Schlonsky; son, Derek R. Schlonsky; two brothers, Henry and William Beck. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, November 10, 11 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 955 Alton Rd., East Lansing, with the Rev. Msgr. David M. Stotenbur officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing. The family will receive friends at the Gorsline-Runciman Co. East Chapel, 1730 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing, Tuesday from 4-9 p.m. and the vigil service will be celebrated at 7 p.m. Those desiring may make contributions to the American Cancer Society, 3315 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing, MI 48910 in memory of Mrs. Schlonsky.
SERAFINSKI,ELEANOR F. Dearest sister of Dorothy (Joseph) Jankowski and Stella Swiatek. Loving aunt of several nieces and nephews. Visitation Tuesday 2-9 p.m. at Ford Funeral Home, 26560 Van Dyke (3 blocks S. of 696) with a rosary at 6 p.m. In state Wednesday 9:30 a.m. until the 10 a.m. Mass at St. Clement, 25320 Van Dyke (3 blocks N. of 10 Mile). Interment Mt. Olivet.
SERRI , CARLO A. ,Beloved husband of the late Helen. Loving father of Paul (Barbara) and Mary (Paul) Boisineau. Three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Brother of Mella Bailey. Funeral Friday 9:30 a.m. Querfeld Funeral Home, 1200 Oakwood, Dearborn and to St. Albert the Great Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Visitation Wednesday 6-9, Thursday 2-9 p.m. Rosary Thurs. 7 p.m.
SEWELL,ALYCE, November 6, 1999. Age 51. Beloved wife of Frederick. Dear mother of Brian (Tracie) Pack & Nicholas Colson. Daughter of Evelyn and the late Donald Patton. Sister of Donna (Richard) Wright, Mary Jo (John) Wittenburg, and the late Terry Lawrence. Visitation Tuesday & Wednesday 3-9 PM at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd. (Betwneen 9 & 10 Mile Rds)., Farmington (248-474-5200). Scripture Service Wednesday 7:30 PM. Instate Thursday at St. Aidan Church, 17500 Farmington Rd (Betwn 6 & 7 Mile Rd.), Livonia, from 9:30 AM until time of Mass at 10 AM. Memorial tributes suggested to Alyce Faye Fund C/O the Providence Health Foundation, American Cancer Society, or Gilda s Club of Metro Detroit.
SLACK,HAROLD A., 71 of Westland. Died Sunday, November 7, 1999. Beloved husband of Myrtle Marie. Loving father of Sharon (Frank) Lipke, Kathy, Dawn, Dale (Larry) Morrow, Kelly (Scott) Underwood, Janette (Robert) Groudis, Howard (Carol) Morrow and Brian (Pam) Morrow. Dear brother of Gerald (Ethel), Verne, Mary Glaser and Ruth Bowman. Also 19 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Visitation Tuesday 1-9 p.m. Services Wednesday 12 noon at Vermeulen Trust 100 Funeral Home, 980 N. Newburgh Rd. (bet. Ford & Cherry Hill) Westland.
SOBEK, GERALD, Age 71. November 7, 1999. Beloved husband of Lenora. Dearest father of Gregory (Benjie), Daniel, David and Diane (Russell) Curl. Loving grandfather of Jonathan, Joey, Jill, Russell and Mitchell. Funeral Wednesday 9:15 a.m. from the Jarzembowski Funeral Home 18957 W. Warren (at Artesian) to St. Sabina Church for 10 a.m. Mass Scripture Service Tuesday 8 p.m. Intermnt St. Hedwig Cemetery, Visitation Monday 4-9 p.m. & Tuesday 12-9 p.m.
THIEDA,GERTRUDE J., November 8, 1999. Beloved mother of Kimberly A. (Joseph) Mann, Randy Daniels, Carol Thieda, Jeffrey K. Thieda. Sister of Melvin Koliba and Joe Koliba and Joe Koliba. Also two grandchildren, Angela & Anthony Mann. Visitation Tuesday 6-9 PM & Wednesday 2-9 PM at the John J. Skupny Funeral Home, 11405 Conant, Hamtramck. Funeral Services Thursday, instate at 9 AM Our Lady Queen of Apostles church, until time of Mass 10 AM. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Rosary Wednesday 6:30 PM. For further information, please call: 313-891-2978.
dncross4TINDEK,DORIS Beloved wife of the late Walter. Dearest mother of Ivanka (Osyp) Woryk and Luba and family in Ukraine. Also survived by nieces and nephews in Canada. Visitation Wed. 3-9 at the E.J. Mandzuik & Son Funeral Home, 22642 Ryan Rd. (Just S. of 9 Mile), Warren. Parish Prayers (Panakhyda) Wed. 7:00 p.m. Funeral Thurs. 10:00 a.m. at St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church, Ryan Rd. (Just S. of 11 Mile), Warren.
TRUSZKOWSKI , VALERIE November 8, 1999. Beloved wife of the late Jess. Loving sister of Helen Sikora, Richard (Jean) and Norbert Sikora. Funeral Wednesday, in state 10 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church til time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. Parish Rosary Tuesday 8:30 p.m. at the John J. Skupny Funeral Home, 11405 Conant, Hamtramck, Visitation Tuesday 12 Noon to 9 p.m.
TUCHOLSKI, HELEN, Age 73 of Sebastian FL. October 28, 1999, at Integrated Health Services of Vero Beach, Fl. after a prolonged illness. She was born April 8, 1926, in Detroit, MI. and moved to Florida 10 years ago. Mrs. Tucholski was a homemaker. Surviving are two sons, Paul Tucholski of Detroit and Glenn Tucholski of Redford, MI. three sisters, Olga Glover of Naples, Fla., Mary Kearbey of Livonia and Florence Rider of Moorestown, N.J.; and two grandchildren. Memorial service 3-6 p.m. Sunday November 14, at Timber Wolf Tavern, Redford, MI. (313) 937-1218.
dncross4VAGNOZZI,LOIS C. November 8, 1999. Beloved wife of Aldo. Loving mother of Steven (Darlene), Paul, Nancy Pantaleo (Rick), and Barbara Fleeter (Howard). Grandmother of Michelle, Angie, Brent, Alicia, Casey, Justin and Abbey. Preceded in death by her brother Armon Carl. Funeral Mass Saturday 10 a.m. in the Mercy Center Chapel, 29000 W. Eleven Mile Rd. (at Middlebelt Rd.), Farmington Hills. Visitation Thursday 5-9 p.m., Friday 2-9 p.m. at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home , 23750 Farmington Rd., (btw. 9-10 Mile Rds.), Farmington (248-474-5200). Service of Remembrance Friday 7 p.m. Memorial tributes to the Church of St. Alexander, 27835 Shiawassee, Farmington Hills, MI 48336 or the Capuchin s, 1740 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207.
VANCE, BARBARA J. (BOBBIE) Age 68. Wife of the late Marvin A.; beloved mother of Marc P. (Vivienne), Candy J. Galindo, Jennifer L. Counts, Wendy A. (Steven) Bower, Julianne M. (Charles) Pehkonen, Marcie E. (James) Dupuis; sister of Shirley A. (Dewey) Wickman and Madonna M. (Bill) Thomas; 17 grandchildren also survive Visitation Tuesday 4-9 p.m. at the Wessels & Wilk Funeral Home, 23690 Woodward Ave., Pleasant Ridge. Memorial service Thursday 11:30 a.m. at the Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3633 W. Big Beaver, Troy. Interment Roseland Park. Family would appreciate memorials to Common Ground Sanctuary, Royal Oak.
WILSON , MARY ANN, Beloved fiance of Greg Norris and his children Nichole, Anthony and Megan. Loving daughter of George (Goldie) Wilson. Dear sister of Shirley (Charles) Czech, Cindy (Larry) Buford, Stefanie (Paul) Cattaneo and David. Dear granddaughter of Alice Wilson. Survived by two nephews and three nieces. Visitation Tuesday 5-9 p.m., Wednesday 2-9 p.m. Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. Instate Thursday 9 a.m. until time of mass 10 a.m. St. Margaret of Scotland. Prayers Wednesday 7 p.m.
WRIGHT , MARY BELL ,Age 96. Died November 7. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Loving mother of Howard (Ruth) and Donald (Patricia). Loving grandmother of five and great-grandmother of seven. Funeral Thursday 1 p.m. at Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Park. Visitation Wednesday 2-8 p.m.
WUJCIK,BARBARA GAIL, age 61 of Dearborn, died Sunday, November 7, 1999. Dear mother of Susan Sullivan of Dearborn. Loving grandmother of Michael and Katie Sullivan. Also surviving is Mrs. Wujcik s mother, Oweda Graney of Dearborn Heights; and sisters, Sharon McGrath of Inkster and Tonya Graney of Atlanta, Georgia. Graveside Services Tuesday, November 9, at 2:00 p.m. from Lakeview Cemetery, Howell. Arrangements by MacDonald s Funeral Home, 315 N. Michigan Ave., Howell (517-546-2800). Memorials suggested to the American Lung Association or Mental Health Association of Michigan. Envelopes avail. at the funeral home.
ZAMBIASI, JACQUELINE A. "Jackie" November 5, 1999. Beloved wife of George R. Dear mother of Michael (Megan), Muskgegon Mi and Robert J. Okemos Mi . Dear grandmother of Thomas Michael; sister of Arnold (Eleanor) Rzepecki. Visitation at the O Brien Chapel, Ted Sullivan Funeral Home 41555 Grand River, Novi, (248) 348-1800 ; Monday 5-9 p.m. Tuesday 4-9 p.m. Scripture Service Monday 7:00 p.m., Monaghan K of C Rosary Tuesday 7:00 p.m. Instate at St John Neumann, 44800 Warren Rd., Wednesday morning 10:00 until time of Funeral Liturgy 10:30 a.m. Memorial donation in Jackie s name should be made to Angela Hospice or Michigan Humane Society.
ZINK , URSULA K. ,Age 75. November 7, 1999. Beloved wife of the late
Robert. Loving mother of Barbara (Larry) Boman, Robert Zink and Deborah
Campbell. Dear grandmother of Faith, Josh, Jason, Kevin, Ed, Lauren and
Neal. Dear cousin of Shirley Benedict. Funeral services at R.G. & G.R.
Harris Funeral Home, 15451 Farmington Rd., Livonia, Wednesday 11 a.m. Visitation
Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.
AITCHISON,AMELIA (Amy) March 4, 1999. Dear mother of Alan, Mary Ann Reynaert, David, Gary, Barry and Jill Jablonski; also survived by ten grandchildren; sister of James Arieda. Memorial Mass Sunday, March 21, 2 p.m. at St. Columban Church, 1775 Melton, Birmingham. Arrangements by A.J. Desmond & Sons, (248) 362-2500. Family suggests memorials Muscular Dystrophy Assn.
ALLEN,FRED, Age 83, March 5, 1999, of Plymouth. Beloved husband of the late Bertha. Dear father of Ronald Allen, Cheryl Endicott and Carolyn (Robert) Theisen. Loving grandfather of ten. Great-grandfather of five. Brother of the late Frank and Perry Allen. Funeral Service Wednesday 1 p.m. at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 S. Main St., Plymouth. Visitation Monday 5-9 and Tuesday 2-9 p.m. Memorials to charity of choice appreciated.
AUGUSTA,JACOB (Gussie) Age 103. March 5, 1999. Beloved wife of the late Otto. Survived by loving sister-in-law Claire Haske and nieces and nephews Marie Lehman, Ken Charles, Arline Greyzck, Audrey Gross, Gail Nutter, Susan Haske, and Judy Judd. Also loving great nieces and nephews, including special friend, Katie Nutter. Funeral Services Monday, March 8 at 11 AM at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Allen Park. Visitation Sunday, March 7, from 1 to 5 PM at the Martenson Funeral Home, 10915 Allen Rd, Allen Park and on Monday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church from 10:30 until time of Service. Interment Roseland Park.
BAUMANN, HAROLD ,Beloved husband of Ruth. Dear father of Robert (Lynn). Grandfather of Kimberly, Jenifer, Christopher and Stephanie. Great grandfather of Michael. Services Monday 12 noon at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd. Grosse Pointe Woods. Visitation Sunday 3-9 p.m.
BEHRENDT,AGNES, Age 92. Beloved wife of the late Gustav. Survived by five sisters and five brothers. She will be sadly missed by many. Funeral Monday 12 Noon, Querfeld Funeral Home, 1200 Oakwood, Dearborn. Visitation Sunday 12-9 p.m. Memorials to Atonement Lutheran Church appreciated.
BELLEAU,SHERWOOD J., Age 85, died March 3, 1999. Beloved husband of the late Roma; dear father of Sharon Barton and Sherwood Belleau; loving grandfather of five and great-grandfather of four; also survived by his sister Loretta Templin. Memorials to Hospice of Southeast Michigan would be appreciated.
BENVENISTI,DANIEL S., M.D. Of San Diego, CA. Formerly of W. Bloomfield, MI. Age 65. Died 12-6-98 in Armstrong National Forest, CA. Preceded in death by his wife, Erella and his parents Dora and Sammuel. Survived by beloved daughter, Shiki (Stephen) Bennington, of W. Bloomfield; Son, Tomer (Joanne), of San Diego and sister, Shelley (Lezie) Kimhi, and family in Israel. Dr. Benvenisti was a retired warm and caring oncologist from St. Marys Hospital, Livonia, MI. He was adventurous and lived his life to the fullest, traveling, hiking and was an excellent photographer. He was greatly loved and will be missed by his family, colleagues and patients. A private memorial service was held in CA.
BIELFIELD ,NATHALIE Beloved wife of the late Harvey Bielfield. Dear mother of Linda (Stephen) Bloom. Grandmother of Karen (Dr. Randall) Jacobs and Joanne (Dr. Jerrold) Fisher. Great-grandmother of Ashlee Lauren Jacobs and Matthew Harrison Jacobs. Also survived by many loving and devoted friends. Services 3 o clock Sunday afternoon at the Clover Hill Park Cemetery Chapel. Arrangements by the Ira Kaufman Chapel, (248) 569-0020
BILL, PETER Sr., March 4, 1999. Beloved husband of Mary Alice. Dear father of Peter Bill Jr., Gregory D. (Cheryl) and Amelia S. Miller. Father-in-law of LaVern Miller. Brother of John Bill. Grandfather of Allison M. Miller, Katrina L. Miller and Steven Peter Bill. Resting at the L.J. GRIFFIN FUNERAL HOME 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Trail) Sunday 4-9 p.m. Instate Monday 9:30 a.m. at St. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 36375 Joy Rd. until time of service at 10 a.m. Trisagion Sunday 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions to the American Heart Association or Karmanos Cancer Foundation would be appreciated. Appointed by Governor G. Mennen Williams, Secretary of Workman s Compensation. Michigan State Senate investigator on insurance. Council of International Investigators. Accident reconstructionist for Attorney Melvin Belli and signed to a professional baseball contract.
BLOINK,WILLIAM J., March 4, 1999. Beloved husband of Jenny. Dear father of Patricia Wiktor, Gerald Bloink and the late John Bloink. Grandfather of seven, great grandfather of three. Brother of Margaret Henry, Lorraine Medalis and the late Anthony. Families of Janowski & Rolak in Poland. Funeral Monday 9 a.m. from Lesney & Son Funeral Home, 13201 W. Warren, Dearborn, to St. Barbara s Church for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Visitation Saturday 3-9, Sunday 1-9. Rosary Sunday 7 p.m. Burial St. Hedwig Cemetery. Member of Sgt. Romanowski V.F.W.
BOERNER,WILFRED R., Age 76, born in Grosse Pointe Park and long time resident of Grosse Pointe Farms, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 1999. A graduate of Grosse Pointe High School and Western Michigan University, he worked for Rockwell International until he retired. He was a lifetime member of the Society of Automotive Engineers. He served with the 5th Fighter Command in the South Pacific during World War II. He was put to rest with his wife Martha, who died in October 1995, at a private service that was held at the Veteran s Memorial Cemetery in Houston, TX. Five children, Greg, Mark, Brad, Beth, and Kurt survive them. Memorial contributions may be made to The Hospice at the Texas Medical Center, 1905 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030.
BOESE,WALTER J., March 5, 1999. Survived by cousins Jane McKnight and Katherine Kneebone and his cousin-in-law Daryl Kuster. Services Tuesday 12 noon at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd. (betw. 9-10 Mile Rds.), Farmington (248-474-5200). Visitation Monday 2-8 p.m. Memorial tributes to the charity of one s choice suggested.
BOHMIER,BASIL W., March 4, 1999. Beloved husband of Margaret; dear father of Joanne Jarco (Skip), Jim (Rose), Linda Parker (Tom) and Mary Ann Dika (Jim); also survived by eleven grandchildren; brother of Martha Toale, Dorothy Ostenfeld and Margaret Henehan. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons, 2600 Crooks Rd. (btwn. Maple & Big Beaver), Saturday 5-9 p.m., Sunday 2-9 p.m. Scripture service Sunday 7:30 p.m. Visitation Monday 9 a.m. at St. Anastasia Church, 4571 John R., Troy, until Funeral Mass at 9:30. Family suggests memorials Lourdes Nursing Home or donor s choice.
BOMBACH,ROBERT, Age 80, March 6, 1999. Loving father of Marie (John) Powell, and the late Robert. Dear grandfather of Johnnie Lyn (Scott) Orts and Carolyn Marie (Brian) Reliford. Also great grandfather of Karl Neff, Tyler Reliford, Austin Orts and Brandi Lyn Reliford. Brother of Rose Besler and the late Johanna Krupa. Soulmate of Agnes Bombach. Step-grandfather of Theresa (Don) Abbey and John Powell. Step-great grandfather of 7. Visitation Sunday 5-9PM, Monday 12-9PM at S.K. Schultz, a Trust 100 Funeral Home, 21705 Gratiot at 8 Mile. Funeral Tuesday Instate 9:30AM, Mass 10AM at St. Barnabas Catholic Church, Eastpointe. Wake Service Monday 7PM. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
BRIGGS, SYLVIA, February 27, 1999. Age 89 of Warren, Michigan. Dear wife of the late Archie. Sister of Virginia Sobczynski, Peggy Szczechowicz, Chester Krazewski, the late Leo Krazewski and Jack Kress. Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Instate Tuesday 10AM at St. John Vianney Catholic Church until time of Mass at 10:30AM. Visitation Sunday 4-8PM and Monday 3-9PM at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home , 8459 Hall Rd., (3 blks. E. of Van Dyke), Utica. Interment at White Chapel Cemetery, Troy, MI. Family requests memorial contributions to Alzheimer s Association.
BRINCAT, GEORGE ,March 5, 1999. Beloved husband of Grace. Dear father of Louis A. (Josie) and Anthony G. (Rita). Grandfather of Michelle, Joseph, Jennifer, Michael and Andrew. Funeral service Monday at 9:30 a.m. from the L.J. GRIFFIN FUNERAL HOME 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Trail) and to St. Sabrina at 10. Family will receive visitors Sunday 12 noon till 9 p.m. Rosary Sunday 8 p.m.
BROWER,KATE J., Age 89, February 28, 1999. Beloved wife of the late Herbert Brower; loving mother of John (Barbara) Brower of Brighton; dear grandmother of John Jr. (Lianne) Brower of Novi and Scott A. Brower of Ann Arbor; sister-in-law of Lotti Bench of Melbourne, Australia. Preceded in death by brother Hienz Bench. Cremation has taken place and memorial contributions in Mrs. Brower s name are suggested to the charity of one s choice. Envelopes are available at Keehn Funeral Home, 706 W. Main, Brighton (810-229-9871).
BRYLA,MARGARET T., Age 72. March 6, 1999. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Dearest mother of Edward and Cindy (Benjamin) Blaszak. Dear sister of Ted (Theresa) DeDobbeleer. Margaret will be in state at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anastasia Catholic Church, 4571 John R, Troy, until time of Mass at 9:30 a.m. Visitation will be Monday 4-9 p.m. and Tuesday 1-9 p.m. at the David J. Wysocki Funeral Home Inc., 29440 Ryan (1 blk. N. of 12 Mile), Warren.
BUCHERRI, NANCY, Beloved wife of the late Nicholas. Dearest mother of Mary Lou Bucherri, Nancy (Hank) Christie, Olivia (Walter) Belleville, Gloria Cass, Paul (Deborah) Bucherri and Christine Mack. Grandmother of ten, great grandmother of nine. Sister of Lorenzo (Jean) Bommarito, Sam (the late Tina) Bommarito, Santa (the late Joe) Lupo and the late Joseph Bomarito. Visitation Sunday 2-9 p.m. Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. Instate Monday 9 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. St. Germaine Church.
CATONI,JAMES C., March 5, 1999. Age 81. Beloved husband of the late Hattie Mae. Loving father of Judith, Richard, Ronald (Pat), Robert (Dawn), John (Terri) and the late James H. Also 7 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Neil and Benny. Visitation Sun. 2-9 PM & Mon. Noon-9 PM at Calcaterra-Sobocinski Funeral Home, 22121 Kelly Rd. (Betwn 8-9 Mile), Eastpointe. Instate Tues. at St. Basil Church from 9 AM until 9:30 AM Mass. Entombment Mt. Olivet. Rosary Mon. 7 PM.
COCUZZA,BENEDICT P., Age 76. Beloved husband of Cory. Dear father of John (Karen), Maryann, Perpetua, Ben and the late Suzanne. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of nine. Dear brother of Anthony, Joseph, Ella, Jean, Jeanette and the late Albert. Family will receive friends Sunday 4-9 p.m. and Monday 1-9 p.m. at Bagnasco-Tabbi Funeral Home, 25800 Harper (betw. 10-11 Mile Rds.) Rosary Monday 7 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Margaret on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
COSGROVE,VIRGINIA, Age 60. March 4, 1999. Beloved wife of Robert. Dear mother of Michael Douglas (Lucy), Bradley G. (Vivian) and Tracey Anne Cosgrove. Loving grandmother of Ian, Luke, Caitlyn and Erin. Memorial service will be held at a later date. For futher information please contact Verheyden Funeral Home, 313-881-8500
CROMWELL,NAOMI, Age 94 of Rochester Hills. March 6, 1999. Born March 13, 1904 in Detroit. Wife of the late Herbert F. Cromwell II. Dear mother of Lee (Rosemary) and Herbert Jr. (Jackie) Cromwell. Survived by 7 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Funeral Service and Burial will be in Fort Myers, Florida. Arrangements by the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, Rochester.
DAVENPORT, RICHARD B. March 4, 1999. Age 62. Beloved husband of Kathryn. Loving father of Joseph (Kim), Michael and Scott (Terri). Grandfather of Cameron, Katelyn and Nicole. Also survived by his mother Gertrude and five brothers; David, Clifford, Douglas, Paul and Kevin. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at 1 p.m. at the St. Pius 10th KofC Hall, 6177 Chicago Rd., Warren, MI. In lieu of flowers donations appreciated to the Macomb Chapter of American Cancer Society and Hospice of S.E. Michigan.
de ST. NICHOLAS,LEON L. January 23 in Palm Desert, Calif. Age 93. Born in Mountebourg, France, served with the French Infantry in North Africa before coming to the US in 1929 and starting an importing and hairdressing business in Birmingham. He was a member of the Detroit French Club, active in the Birmingham Rotary Club and was honored by the Daughters of the American Revolution for his volunteer work at St. Joseph s Hospital in Pontiac, Readings for the Blind, and the Braille Institute. He lived for many years in Berkley and in Bloomfield Hills before retiring to Palm Desert where he did volunteer work at the Eisenhower Medical Center. Predeceased by his brothers Alfred and Louis and his sister Marie-Louise Lambert, he is survived by his wife Paula, of Palm Desert, his son John of San Francisco and several nephews and nieces in this country and in France. Services private with burial at sea. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Braille Institute, 70251 Ramon Rd., Rancho Mirage, CA, 92270.
DEVITT,JOSEPH G., Age 89, of Oak Park, MI, passed away of natural causes March 3, 1999 while a winter resident in Fruitland Park, FL. Mr. Devitt was born in Dublin, Ireland and was a processing engineer for General Motors for 42 years. He attended Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and was a member of the Knights of Columbus and an avid golfer. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Devitt; daughters, Patricia Devitt of Staunton, VA. and Marilyn Porth of Detroit, MI and three grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, March 8, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with Father Chateau officiating. In Lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations in memory of Mr. Devitt to Focus Hope 1355 Oakman Blvd., Detroit, MI 48238.
DILLON, MARJORIE R., March 6, 1999, age 72 of Dearborn Heights. Beloved wife of Trefon Dillon. Dear sister of Virginia Pentecoft, Bertha Warshaw, Kitty DeLaney, Gene Dallas and Shirley Boyd. Dearest aunt of Michael and Phillip DeLaney and many other nieces and nephews. Visitation Tuesday, March 9, 1999 9:30AM until time of Service 11AM at the Voran Funeral Home, (Dearborn Chapel) , 23701 Ford Rd.
DISNER ,ETHEL ,Beloved wife of Hyman Disner. Dear mother of Marshall (Barbara) Disner and David (Karen) Disner. Grandmother of Robert (Karen) Disner, Lisa (Mark) Pinsky, Jonathan Disner and Michael Disner. Great-grandmother of Emma Pinsky. Sister of Donald (Rae) Sharfman, Pearl Leinoff and the late Mildred Robinson. Sister-in-law of Lena Braver, the late Irving Disner, the late Harold Disner and the late Edward Disner. Services 9 o clock Sunday morning at the Ira Kaufman Chapel, (248) 569-0020 . Interment Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
DLUGOSIELSKI, ADELA M. Age 83. Beloved wife of the late John. Survived by a nephew and many nieces. Funeral services were private. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
DONAR,ISABELLE E., March 5, 1999. Age 82. Beloved wife of Louis. Dear mother of Frank Donar, D.O., Arthur Donar (Diane), Daniel Donar (Patricia) and Annette Donar. Sister of Ann Kuchan. Grandmother of Michael, Celeste, Christopher, Lisa, David, Laura and Paul. Also survived by six great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends Sunday 1-8 p.m. at Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel of A.J. Desmond & Sons, 32515 Woodward (bet. 13-14 Mile). Rosary Service 4 p.m. Visitation at St. Regis Church, 3695 Lincoln at Lahser Rds., Bloomfield Hills, Monday 9:30 until Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Rite of Committal Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Family suggests memorials to St. Benedict Church, 60 Church St., Highland Park, MI 48203
DONESON ,ANN ,Beloved wife of Jules Doneson. Dear mother of Davida (Warren) Robinson and Shira (Steven) Klein. Loving grandmother of Ruby, Ian, Avery Robinson, Ariella and Etan Klein. Sister of William (Maxine) Saulson and the late Manton Saulson. Services 1 o clock Monday afternoon at the Ira Kaufman Chapel, (248) 569-0020 . Interment Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
DUBY, ROY, Age 87 of Key Largo, Florida. Died March 4, 1999. Survived by daughters; Elizabeth Benzie and Marilynn Twardokus of Key Largo. Seven grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren. Services will be held in Michigan.
FARLEE,CLAIRE T., March 4, 1999. Age 70 of Shelby Twp. Beloved wife of Clarence. Friends may call at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Rd. (3 blks. E. of Van Dyke) Utica, from 2-9 PM Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. Farley will lie instate on Monday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 44633 Utica Rd., Utica, from 12 Noon until 12:30 PM time of Mass. Scripture Service 7 PM Sunday.
FERRANTE,ELIZABETH, Age 99. Beloved Wife of the late Dominic. Der mother of Marion Ruggers; Sam (Virginia); Frank; Michael (Rose); Rita (Phil) Verniers; Angeline (Richard) Marte; Sr. Rita Jeanne, SSJ, and the late Joseph, also survived by 12 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at the Kaul Funeral Home, 27830 Gratiot, Roseville, Monday 9:30 a.m. Prayer Service Sunday 7:00 pm. Visitation Sunday 2:30-9 p.m.
FISH ,STEVEN M. ,Beloved husband of Elaine Fish. Dear father of Alison (Martin) Hockbaum and Julie (Stuart) Raider. Grandfather of Joshua Raider and Zachary Raider. Brother of Louise (Samuel) Miller. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Services Sunday 2:15 afernoon at the Ira Kaufman Chapel, Interment Beth El Memorial Park.
FRANK ,HAROLD L. ,Beloved husband of Ruth Frank. Dear father of Kate Frank (Steven) Cohen and Gale Frank (Stephen) Adise. Grandfather of Jonah Levey, Jedidiah Cohen and Amy (Walter Schmidtt) Cohen. Great-grandfather of Dorothea Cohen Schmidtt. Brother of Rosalie Kolbert. Services 12:30 Sunday afternoon at the Ira Kaufman Chapel, (248) 569-0020 . Interment Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
dncross4FRISSEN,DOLORES A. Of Warren, died March 5, 1999, at the age of 79. Beloved wife of Theodore Sr. Dearest mother of Theodore Jr. (Josephine), Patricia (Claud) Fields, Joanne Hair, Dolores (Anthony) Abraham, Nancy (Warren) Wood. Dearest grandmother of eight and great grandmother of two. Also survived by three sisters. Memorial Mass will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Catholic Church, 4277 Bart. Visitation Monday 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers family requests donations to American Lung Society. Envelopes available at church. Interment will be Sacred Heart Cemetery in Roseville. Arrangements handled by E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors (22642 Ryan Rd. in Warren).
GALAC,ROSE, March 6, 1999. Beloved wife of John. Mother of Rose Mary (Maurice) Allmacher, Mary Anne Ford and Joseph (Joanne) Galac. Sister of Joseph Modrich and Betty Judnick. Also survived by eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Prayers Tuesday 10:15 a.m. at Hopcroft Funeral Home, 31145 John R, Madison Heights; to St. Lucy Church for Mass at 11 a.m. Visitation Monday 2-9 p.m. Rosary 7:30 p.m. Monday.
GALE,DOROTHEA, March 5, 1999. Beloved wife of the late Maurice. Loving mother of Robert Gale. Dearest grandmother of David (Terry) Gale and Pam Blumenthal (Mike). Great grandmother of Suzanne, Megan and Amber. Private Services will be held at Glen Eden Cemetery Monday at 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the American Cancer Society.
GAMMON,MARDI LOUISE, Age 60. March 5, 1999 of Royal Oak, formerly of Troy. Beloved wife of Ronald L. Gammon. Dear mother of John K. Gammon, Ms. Dana L. Gammon, Steven L. Gammon (Cristina) and Andrew S. Gammon. Grandmother of Allison and Cooper Gammon. Sister of Malcolm Garvock (Helen), James Garvock (Linda), John Garvock (Karen), Ms. Joan Malin, Mrs. Elizabeth Hicks (Donald) and Mrs. Evelyn Frederick (Robert). Visitation Monday 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. at Price Funeral Home, 3725 S. Rochester Rd. (betw. Big Beaver & Wattles Rd.), Troy, 248-689-0700. Funeral Tuesday 12 noon at funeral home. Interment Oakview Cemetery, Royal Oak. Memorials to Gilda s Club, Metro Detroit.
GARCIA,MARY E., March 4. Age 80. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Dear mother of Joann (Ralph) Ciaverella, Kathleen (Stephen) Koscherak Garcia. Grandmother of Robert Ciaverella. Sister of William Edward (Mary) Pankow, John Pankow and the late Angela Dickson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Services Fred Wood Funeral Home (Rice Chapel), 36100 5 Mile (1 mi. W. of Farmington Rd.) Monday 10 a.m.; St. Edith Catholic Church 10:30 a.m. Visitation Sunday 2-9 p.m.
GOLIA, JOSEPH E., Age 91 of Sterling Heights, March 4, 1999. Retired Supervisor from Chevrolet Gear & Axle in 1967 after 40 years of employment. Husband of Mary. Father of William (Blanche) Travnik. Grandfather of Kathleen (Ronald) Pasque, Deborah Cooper, William (Kimberly) Travnik, Jr. and James (Cynthia) Travnik. Great-grandfather of Victor, Ronald, Steven, Chloe and Taylor. Brother of Victor, Mamie, and Aldo Golia. Scripture Service 10 a.m. Monday at PIXLEY FUNERAL HOME 322 W. University Drive in Rochester. Visitation Saturday 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Instead of flowers the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to SNPJ Northern Home, 31690 Mound Rd., Warren, MI. 48092
GORALSKI,JOHN J., March 4. Age 46 years. Beloved son of Eleanore and the late Sylvester C.; dear brother of Carl (Karen), Katherine (Terrance) Bishop and the late Shirley (Robert) Van Etten; also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday noon-9 p.m. at Calcaterra-Sobocinski Funeral Home, 22121 Kelly Rd. (bet. 8-9 Mile), Eastpointe. In state Monday at St. Basil Church from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., time of Mass. Burial Resurrection Cemetery. Rosary Sunday 7 p.m.
GRAVES, WILLIAM L., February 21, 1999 of Grayling. WWII Veteran. Predeceased by wife, Betty in 1971. Father of Clarice, Alexander, Bill Graves & Margo Von Minden. Brother of Arthur Graves of Saginaw & Isabelle Feuerstein of Gladwin. Cremated at his request. Memorial Service Sat., April 3, 2:00PM at Riverside Apts., 306 Knight St., Grayling. Info.: (313)277-7182.
HENDERSON,BETTY L., Age 80 of Walled Lake. March 5, 1999. Beloved wife of the late Warren "Babe". Loving mother of Darlene (Kyle) Dresbach, Warren (Shirley) Henderson and Delores (Hank) Schaper. Also 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Loverne Meldrum, Willard Brecker and Lois Meade. Funeral from Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake (3 blks. S. of Maple Rd.) Monday 10 a.m. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lapeer. Friends may visit Sunday 4:30-9 p.m. and Monday 9-10 a.m. Memorials to the Michigan Cancer Foundation appreciated.
HODGES, SARAHMARIE, Age 97, died March 5, 1999. Loving mother of Ila M. Nichols of Ohio, Joanna J. Bardy of Waterford Twp., C. Douglas Hodges of CA, Susan (Lyle) Keown of Novi, and Mary H. Stevens of Ann Arbor. 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren also survive her. She was preceded in death by her husband; Clarence in 1965, son; William G. Hodges; granddaughter; Janice Swanson, one brother and two sisters. Visitation Sunday from 2-9PM and Monday from 4-9PM. Funeral Service Tuesday at 1PM at Phillips Funeral Home , 122 W. Lake Street, South Lyon.
HOWELL, CHARLES G., Age 79. Died March 2, 1999. Peacefully at his home. To celebrate and witness for his life is his wife Linda Mahome, his family, and many godchildren and legions of friends and associates. His memorial will be held March 9 at the Swanson Funeral Home , 14751 W. McNichols at 5:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be sent to Museum of African American History and/or Henry Ford Hospice
JOHE,GEORGE LAMBERT, of Madison Hgts. March 6, 1999. Has lost his long battle against Alzheimer s at age 67. He served his country in the Navy for 3 years, 12 months and 26 days during the Korean War, being stationed in Japan. He retired in 1989 from Michigan Bell after 34 years. He was a charter member of Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church (Amazing Grace) in Warren. He was active in the Boy Scouts at Simonds Elementary Schools in Madison Hgts. He also participated in the Cognex drug study with the Michigan Alzheimer s Disease Research Center at the University of Michigan. He is preceded in death by his mother Helen, his father George, and his sister Katherine. He leaves his devoted wife of 43 years Jo Anne, daughter Jill and Son Thomas. Also survived by 1 grandson Joshua. He is now at Peace and the long goodbye is over. Cremation Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer s Association. Arrangements by the Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre Rd., Madison Hgts.
JUHASZ,WILLIAM "B.J." Age 79, March 4, 1999. Former husband of Gertrude Juhasz. Funeral service at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd. (btwn. Maple & Big Beaver), Monday 11 a.m. Family will receive friends Sunday 3-8 p.m. Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Family suggests memorials to Cranbrook Hospice or Karmanos Cancer Institute.
KACHADURIAN, FRED, Beloved husband of Marian. Dearest father of Brian (Cindi) Kachadurian and Karen Kachadurian. Visiting Sunday 1-4PM, 6-9PM, Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster (bet. Cherry Hill and Ford Rd.). Funeral Monday 11AM Christ Episcopal Church, Dearborn, 120 N. Military (at Cherry Hill). Interment Woodmere. Memorial tributes to either Christ Episcopal Church or American Heart Association. Arrangements by SIMON JAVIZIAN FUNERAL HOME , 248-626-7815 or 313-869-4100.
KENDREK, MARY C., Dear sister of Leocadia Ignacinski, Casmer (Sarah), the late Joseph, Aloysius Kendrek and Agnes Huszczo. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Visitation at Rudy Funeral Home , 25650 Van Dyke (10 1/2 Mile), Monday 12:30-9PM. Rosary 7PM. Instate Tuesday 11AM at St. Clements Church, 11:30AM Mass time. Resurrection Cemetery.
KETTLEWELL,DOROTHY I. February 28, 1999, age 74. Beloved wife of the late Bassel; loving mother of Carol Sleeper, Audrey Boman, Eugene, David Kelly, Gail Simon, Donna, Brian, Bruce, David, Martin, Dwayne, Steven, Deborah McAdams and the late Dennis; also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; dearest sister of Harvey Goodman, Loretta Opperman and Calvin Goodman. Funeral services were held privately. Arrangements by R.C. Aleks & Son Funeral Home, Lincoln Park, Michigan.
KLOCKOW, ESTHER E., Age 100. Dearest aunt of Lois Brandenburg and Fred (Barbara) Brandenburg. Great aunt of Robert (Nicholyn) Brandenburg. Sister of the late Mattie and Elsie Klockow and Edna Brandenburg. Funeral services Monday 11AM in Trinity Lutheran Church, Clinton Twp. Burial Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton Twp. Visitation in the Harold W. Vick Funeral Home , 140 S. Main, Mt. Clemens, Sunday 3-7PM. Instate at the church on Monday from 10:30AM until the hour of services. Contributions may be made to the church.
KOLADA, PAUL ROBERT, Age 83. Formerly of Detroit, passed away Sunday, February 28, 1999 at his residence. Retired from the Art Department of the Ford Motor Company. He was an avid water colorist who enjoyed painting many scenes from the Detroit and Greenfield Village. Survived by wife of 53 years Vera Kolada; daughters, Belinda (Jim) Riesenberger, Barbara Kolada and Karen (Steve) Assel of Flushing, N.Y.; son, Paul (Lois) Kolada; grandchildren, Cherith Riesenberger, Daniel Riesenberger, Claire Assel, DAvid Assel, Jacob Assel, Jeff Kolada, and Brynn Kolada; sister, nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held Tuesday, March 2 at the Reynoldsburg Alliance Church. Arrangements were handled by the O.R. Woodyard Co. Columbus, Ohio. Friends may contact Vera Kolada at (614) 231-9393.
KRYCH, IRENE P., Age 84. March 5 of Rochester Hills. Beloved wife of the late Casimer. Dear mother of Elaine Carter, Robert Krych, Nancy (Keith) Sheedy and the late Michael Krych. Seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren. Sister of Theresa Nawrot and Michael Barlow. Friends may call at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Rd. (3 blks. E. of Van Dyke) Utica from 1-9 p.m. Sunday. Mrs. Krych will lie in state on Monday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 44633 Utica rd., Utica from 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. Mass. Rosary 7 p.m. Sunday
LANTZ,HANNAH, Age 67, died March 2, 1999. Beloved wife of Larry; dear mother of Michael (Claudia) and Susan Prial; grandmother of five grandchildren. Memorial service at Grosse Ile Yacht Club, Grosse Ile, Saturday, March 13 at 11 a.m. Contributions to American Cancer Society would be appreciated.
LESZCZYK,MARIANN (nee La Duke) Age 55. Beloved mother of Casmere Casey Leszczyk. Sister of Donna J. (Jerry) Dunaway. Aunt of Matthew Dunaway of AZ and Jason Dunaway. Niece of Rhea Henry of AZ. Companion of John Criner. Daughter of the late Eugene and Elvaretta La Duke. Funeral Services Tuesday, March 9, 10 AM from the Martenson Funeral Home, 10915 Allen Rd. (corner of Goddard). Visitation Monday 4-8 PM.
LOCK, MAE J., March 5, 1999. Age 75. Beloved wife of Harley for 53 years. Loving mother of Carolyn (John) Gambotto, Sharon Boldvich, Nancy Lock, Darlene Highe and Danny (Carla) Lock. Survived by her 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and 8 brothers and sisters. Funeral Monday 1 p.m. at THAYER-ROCK FUNERAL HOME , 33603 Grand River Ave., Farmington (1 blk. W. of Farmington Rd.). Visitation Sunday 1-9 pm.
LUCAORA,GIOVANNI "JOHN" Age 69. March 3, 1999. Beloved husband of Maria. Loving father of Marylyn (Jim) Cumming, Rose (Mark) Bismack and John. Dear grandfather of Kara, Aaron, Steven, Alex and Michael. Brother of Ida (Tony) Marrazza. Dear uncle of Joe Marrazza, Luisa (Rick) Daniels and Maria (Gaetano Consiglio. Also survived by nieces and nephews in Italy. Visitation Saturday 3-9 p.m., Sunday 1-9 p.m. Rosary Sunday evening. Funeral Monday 9 a.m. from Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile) to St. Ronald Catholic Church for a 10 a.m. mass. Entombment Resurrection.
MABERY,LUTHER F., Beloved husband of the late Hazel and the late Anna; dearest father of Earl (Gladys) Mabery and Richard (Sandra) Mabery; loving grandfather of five; six great-grandchildren; dearest brother of Lonnie (Jessie) Mabrey and the late U.L. (Thelma) Mabry. Instate Monday 9 a.m. at Van Dyke Church of Christ, 5201 E. 9 Mi. Rd., Warren, until service at 10 a.m. Visitation Sunday 2-9 p.m. at the Clyne Funeral Home, 22322 Gratiot, Eastpointe.
MACZYNSKI, MARGARET E. Age 93 of Reed City, formerly of Detroit, died March 2, 1999. Dear mother of Stephen G. (Louise), sister of Dorothy (John) Calappi, sister-in-law of Alexander Maczynski. Memorial Mass Wednesday, March 10, 8:30AM St. Valerie s in Clinton Township.
MAZUR,HELEN, Age 79, died March 5, 1999. Beloved mother of Frank (Darlene) Allour and the late Larry Sygit; grandmother of Michael and Sean Allour, Robert and Sherry Sygit; great-grandmother of Alyssa and Amanda; sister of Joseph and the late Robert Pastorek. Memorial service Sunday 3 p.m. at Detroit Baptist Manor, 23200 Drake Rd., Farmington Hills. Donations to Hospice of S.E. Michigan or Area Agency on Aging would be appreciated. Arrangements by the Cremation Society of Michigan, (313) 839-4100.
McDONNELL , EDWARD J. Jr. Age 76 of Farmington Hills. Dear husband of Sophia McDonnell for 55 years. Beloved father of Daniel (Carol) McDonnell, M.D., David (Linda) McDonnell, JD and Dale (Rose) McDonnell, JD. Grandfather of Jennifer, Sarah, Emily, Kirsten, Courtney, Kyle, and Colin. Also survived by three sisters and three brothers. Visitation Saturday and Sunday 3-5 and 7-9. McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Funeral service Monday 10 a.m. Covenant Baptist Church, 5800 W. Maple Rd., W. Bloomfield. Mr. McDonnell will be in state at 9:30 at church. Entombment Parkview Cemetery. Memorial donations to Detroit Baptist Manor Endowment Fund.
McKIM, HELEN, Age 93 of Gaylord, formerly of Detroit, died Wednesday, March 3, 1999. Beloved wife of the late Russell McKim. Dear mother of Dolores Bosman and Betty Boike. Grandmother of seven, great-grandmother of 19, great-great grandmother of six. Visitation Tuesday 3-8PM Nelson Funeral Home , Gaylord. Funeral Wednesday, March 10, 10AM St Mary Cathedral, Gaylord. Memorials to Hospice of Michigan, c/o Nelson Funeral Home, 135 N. Center, Gaylord, MI 49735.
MOSS,VIRGINIA ANN (SCHILLING) Age 71. March 6, 1999 of Shelby Township, formerly of Warren. Beloved wife of Philip E. Moss. Dear mother of Philip P. Moss (JoEllen), Mrs. RuthAnn M. Smigielski (Frank), Ms. Kathleen P. Moss and the late Robert C. Moss. Grandmother of Erin and Adam Smigielski. Sister of Ms. Marjorie Schilling. Mrs. Moss was a member of the Lutheran Children Friend s Society and Lutheran Women s Missionary League. Visitation Sunday 1:30-4 p.m. and Monday 1-4 & 6-8 p.m. from Price Funeral Home, 3725 S. Rochester Rd. (betw. Big Beaver & Wattles Rd.), Troy, 248-689-0700. Instate Tuesday 10:30 a.m. until Funeral 11 a.m. at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 933 W. 7 Mile Rd. (E. of Woodward), Detroit. Interment Glen Eden Cemetery, Livonia. Memorials to donor s choice.
MUZZARELLI,ALFRED, Age 90. March 4, 1999. Beloved husband of the late Bernice & Flora. Dearest father of Wonnie Calabro and Linda (Marv) Apigo. Grandfather of 5. Great grandfather of 2. Visitation Thursday 2-9 PM. Rosary Thursday 7 PM. Funeral Friday 9:30 AM at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile).
NARKIEWICZ,EDWIN DAVID March 4, 1999. Dear husband of Bernice. Beloved father of Michael (Sandy) Narkiewicz, Geralyn (Pat) Bloxham, Patty (Stan) Nizio. Loving grandfather of Amy and Greg. Funeral Monday 9 a.m. from Lesney & Son Funeral Home, 13201 W. Warren, Dearborn, to St. Alphonsus Church for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Visitation Saturday 3-9, Sunday 1-9. Rosary Sunday 6:30 p.m. Member of Archie Kelly Post. Resident of Dearborn for 50 years. Burial St. Hedwig Cemetery.
NATHAN, JOAN, March 6, 1999. Beloved wife of Milton. Dear mother of DyAnne (Harry) Franklin, Michael (Linda) Nathan, Kathryn (Robert) Gezycki and Timothy Nathan. Leaves seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral Tuesday 10AM at Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home , 2125 W. 12 Mile Rd., (2 blks. W. of Woodward). Visitation Sunday 5-8PM and Monday 1-8PM. Rosary Monday 6:30PM.
NESBIT, FANNY C., March 1, 1999 of West Bloomfield. Arrangements entrusted to the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home (248-474-5200).
NOWAK,MAXINE J. (Mickey) March 4, 1999, age 70. Beloved mother of Diane (Bob) Nation, Charlotte Price and Mary (David) Waluk; loving grandmother of Andrea (Dan) Grubb, Cheryse Price, Denise (Joey) Bodnar, Alaina and Kara Waluk; great-grandmother of Travis and Trevor Grubb and Jake Bodnar. Funeral service Monday 11 a.m. at R.C. Aleks & Son Funeral Home, 1324 Southfield, Lincoln Park. Interment Our Lady of Hope.
NYMAN,LULA JANE (MAMA LU) Passed away March 6, 1999, age 69, after a long illness. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Dear mother of Thomas (Sandy) and the late Karen. Also survived by three brothers, one sister, two grandsons and one granddaughter. Visitation Tuesday 12 noon until funeral service 7 p.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd. (betw. Ford Rd. & Cherry Hill).
OGAWA,RAYMOND MICHIO, MD. A descendant of eleven generations of physicians dating back to the 1600 s in Japan, died suddenly in Petoskey, Michigan on Feb. 1, 1999, at the age of 94. He was born July 21, 1904, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Unpaku and Tsuni Kashiwamura Ogawa. After graduating from Maui High in 1921, he was sent to Michigan where he completed his undergraduate degree at Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan and his M.D. degree at Western Reserve Medical School in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1928 he married Margaret Elizabeth Braund, a R.N. from Brantford, Ontario, Canada, and together they returned to Maui where they ran a rural clinic-hospital for 3 years before returning to Philadelphia to specialize in Ophthalmology. Two years later they returned to Honolulu where Raymond was the first physician in the Hawaiian Islands to limit his practice to just the Eye. In 1962, after 34 years of practice, Raymond and Margaret relocated to Detroit, Michigan, where he began a new 14-year career on the Ophthalmology Staff at Ford Hospital, along side of his sons Gilbert and later Andrew. Raymond s hobbies included deep-sea fishing and "torch fishing" in Hawaii, Salmon fishing in Mich., raising orchids and hibiscus in Hawaii, and roses and day lilies in Michigan. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Yoshio, and his wife Margaret, who died July 24, 1998. He is survived by three sisters, Charlotte Yoshioka of Maui, Hawaii, Esther Nakagawa and Winifred Phillips, both of Honolulu, Hawaii; a daughter, Jane Oliver of Manistee, Mich., two sons, Dr. Gilbert O Gawa of Petoskey, Mich. and Dr. Andrew OGawa of Troy, Mich.; eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A family memorial service will be held in Manistee, Mich., at the time of interment for both Raymond and his wife this summer. Memorials may be sent to Boulder Park Terrace, 17676 W. Upright, Charlevoix, MI 49720.
ORLICK, LAWRENCE D., Age 75, March 6, 1999. Beloved husband of the late Ann (O Hara). Dearest father of Elizabeth Orlick and predeceased by son, Lawrence F. Orlick. Dear brother in law of Patricia Skladd, Morton Weinger and Harry J. O Hara. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services 9:45AM Tuesday at the David J. Wysocki Funeral Home , 29440 Ryan (1 blk. N. of 12 Mile), Warren. Mass 10:30AM at St. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church. Visitation Monday 2-9PM.
PARSONS,WILLIAM ISAAC Age 91, of Kalkaska, died Thursday in Rochester. Former salesman at Drummy Olds, past president of Local 202 U.A.W. at Federal Mogul, avid hunter and fisherman. Beloved husband of Gloria; Dear father of William D. and Charles G.; Grandfather of Wendy, Neil, Sandra, Jeff, Steven, Julie, Kenneth, Carolyn, David, Lisa and Philip. Daughter, Muriel Jean, preceded in death. Funeral services 11 am Monday at Wolfe Funeral Home , Kalkaska. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Mancelona.
PAWLOWSKI,CATHERINE, of Northville. Beloved wife of Edwin. Loving mother of Edwin, Carl and John. Dearest sister of Mary Bela and grandmother of 6. Visitation 3-9 PM with a Rosary at 7 PM Monday at the Casterline Funeral Home, Inc., 122 W. Dunlap, Northville. Instate Tuesday 10 AM at Our Lady of Victory Church, 770 Thayer, Northville, until time of Funeral Mass 11 AM.
PETERS,PAUL R., March 8, 1999. Age 55 of New Baltimore. Fiance of Marilyn Bissell. Son of Helen Peters. Father of Sean Jamrozy, Shane, Tifani and Tristen Peters. Grandfather of Jason Jamrozy, Trevor and Shaylyn Peters. Brother of Lynn Peters. Son-in-law of Mary Miller. Several nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday 2-9 PM from L.C. Friederichs & Son Funeral Home, St. Clair. Funeral Mass Monday 10 AM from St. Mary s Church, St. Clair, MI. Memorials to St. Vincent Depaul.
PIERCE, CLEDA, Age 77. March 6, 1999. Beloved wife of Harvey. Loving mother of Harvey Jr. (Jeannette), Sandra McBryan (Tom) and Carol Galda. Survived by eight grandchildren. Funeral Service from the Verheyden Funeral Home , 16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe, Tuesday 10:30AM and to St. Paul Catholic Church for 11AM Mass. Visitation Sunday 6-8PM and Monday 1-8PM. Scripture Service 7:30PM Monday.
QUINN ,CATHERINE ,Age 90. Beloved wife of the late Timothy (1994). Dearest mother of Margaret (Dennis) Pelkey and Tim (Carolyn) Quinn. Leaves 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Services Mon. 10 a.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd. Grosse Pointe Woods. Visitation Sat. 2-9 p.m. and Sun. 12-9 p.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.
RAMBAUM,CATHERINE, Beloved wife of the late George. Dear mother of Susan (Edward) VanHollebeke, Kenneth Richards, Carol (Robert) Lorente and Dona (Brian) Gudme. Also 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Sister of Harry (Elaine) Richards and sister-in-law of Betty Housey. Visitation Sunday from 1-9 PM at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Instate Monday at Bethel Baptist Church, 24600 Little Mack, St. Clair Shores, from 10 AM until time of services at 11 AM. Memorials to the Alzheimer s Association, McClaren Hospice or Bethel Baptist Church would be appreciated.
REMBOWICZ, EDWIN J., Age 81, March 5, 1999 of Allen Park. Beloved husband of Rita (Myszkowski). Dear Father of Thomas (Mary) and Robert (Barbara). Loving grandfather of four. Funeral Services Monday 11AM from the Martenson Funeral Home , 10915 Allen Rd. (corner of Goddard), to St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 11:30AM. Visitation Sunday 1-8PM. Scripture Service 6PM.
RICHARDS, ARLINE, Dear mother of the late Daniel. Sister of Leonard (Agnes). Aunt of Leonard, James (Patricia), Frances Ann and Paul (Lori). Great aunt of Jessica, John Paul, and Nicholas. Visitation at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home , 20705 Mack at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pte. Woods, 12-10PM Sunday with prayers at 7PM. Mass of the Resurrection, 10AM Monday at St. Veronica Church.
RICHARDS,DOUGLAS V., Age 70, died March 3, 1999. Dear brother of Edith Graham, William D. and Perry W. Richards. Memorial Mass Thursday 11 a.m. at Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 50 E. Annebella at John R. (north of 9 Mile Rd.), Hazel Park. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Michigan, (313) 839-4100.
ROSEN,JACK L., Beloved father of Michael (Robin) Rosen, Janet Rosen and Kathy Jo Reid. Grandfather of Lauren and Megan. Brother of Sara (Kenneth) Holland. Uncle of Jeff and Steve (Shirley) Holland. Services 11:30 Monday morning at the Ira Kaufman Chapel, 248-569-0020. Interment Beth El Memorial Park Cemetery.
RUSSELL, HELEN C., (Nee: Graham), of St. Peters, Missouri, age 76, March 4, 1999. Wife of the late James Paterson and the late Llewellyn Russell. Dear mother of Rose Murphy of St. Peters Missouri and James Paterson of Ann Arbor, MI. Preceded in death by mother and father Rose and John Graham (nee McCallion), sister Elizabeth Craib and brother James Graham. Grandmother of four and great grandmother of two. Mrs. Russell was employed at the Southfield Public Schools and retired after 15 years of service. No Services will be conducted. arrangements by Baue Funeral Home .
SCHEERES,RENA, March 4. Age 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Arie. Dear mother of Jacob (Ann), Bert (Lois) and Ernest (Sherry) Scheeres and Rena (James) Van Den Berg. Loving grandmother of 11 and great-grand- mother of 12. Dear sister of Berend J. Van Schellen and Willie Durkin. Funeral Monday 1pm at Calcaterra-Sobocinski Funeral Home, 22121 Kelly Rd. (bet. 8-9 Mile), Eastpointe. Visitation Sunday 1-9pm. Memorials to Church of the Master Bldg. Fund, Warren, appreciated.
SHARKUS ,EVELYN ,Beloved wife of the late Frank Sharkus. Dear mother of Roberta (Jeffrey) Peterman. Grandmother of Devin Bolvari, Shana Bolvari and Daniel Peterman. Sister of Ethel Susman, Rosalyn (Ralph) Stone and the late Della Bronstein. Aunt of Ken and Helen Stone, Steve and Jill Stone, Dr. Gerald and Dr. Liz Susman and Carol and Les Laskey. Services 11 o clock Sunday morning at the Ira Kaufman Chapel, (248) 569-0020 . Interment Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
SHEPARD,JOHN A., March 2, Age 44 of Detroit. Preceded in death by parents, Albert and Georgia. Dear brother of Stylianos (Sharon). Loving uncle of Andreas. Also survived by several loving aunts. Visitation March 27, 11 a.m. until time of Memorial Service 12 noon at Kernan Funeral Service, 1020 Fort St., Lincoln Park.
SHIBUTA, ELJI, Age 73. Beloved husband of Ruth. Dear father of Carol (Thomas) Schulte and Don (Beverlee) Shibuta. Grandfather of Matthew, also survived by a sister, Dr. Jean Kegler. Visitation at the Kaul Funeral Home 27830 Gratiot; Roseville, Saturday, March 13, 1999, 12 noon until time of the Memorial Service at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers family request donations to the charity of you choice.
SIRHAN,FRED A., Age 72. March 4, of Belleville. Beloved husband of Mary. Loving father of Robert, Michael, Fred, Susan, Donna, Doris, Jerry, Christopher. Dear brother of Norma Tabsharani. Grandfather of seven. Visitation Sunday 3-9 p.m. and Monday 12-9 p.m. at the Crane Funeral Home, 36885 Goddard, Romulus. Rosary Monday at 8 p.m. Prayers Tuesday 10 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Aloysius Catholic Church for 10:30 a.m. Mass. Interment in Romulus Cemetery. Mr. Sirhan was the owner of Fred and Mary s Party Store in Romulus from 1971 to 1989.
SPEZIA, SHIRLEY, Age 46. March 5, 1999 at home after a courageous battle with cancer that she faced with a deep faith and positive attitude. Born January 26, 1953 the daughter of John and Loretta Daigle. Shirley was a graduate of Lincoln Park High School, attended Henry Ford Community College and earned a bachelor s degree in Special Education from Central Michigan University in 1975. She earned her master s degree from the University of Detroit and attained certification in School Administration at Eastern Michigan University. Shirley had a love and affinity for special needs of students throughout her career as an educator. She was employed as a teacher in the River Rouge Schools from 1975 - 1994 with the exception of the 1985-86 school year when she served as a University Director for the Michigan Education Association. Shirley worked for Wayne State University from 1994-1998, at the time of her death, she was on leave from her position as a teacher consultant for Livonia Public Schools. Shirley will be greatly missed by her husband, Jerome, niece and nephew Rachelle and Rory Cogswell, who were in her care, nephew Yonn Cogswell, step daughters, Angela (Phil) Chartrand, Cheryl McFarland and Diane Fisher, step son, John Spezia, grandchildren Natasha, Ashley, Samantha, Robert, Kristie and Deanna; sister, Brenda (Chris) Booker and a host of other relatives and friends. She will lie in state at The Martenson Funeral Home 10915 Allen Rd. (Corner of Goddard) Saturday 4-9 p.m. Sunday 2-9. Prayer service at the funeral home at 9 a.m. Monday will be followed by funeral Mass at St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church at 10 a.m.
STEPIEN, STELLA T., Beloved wife of Antoni. Dear mother of Gerald and Robert (Colleen). Grandmother of Anthony and Alexander. Sister of Al, Edward, and Ted Zonca, Adeline Kukura, Rose Pociask and the late Casimer Zonca. Visitation at Rudy Funeral Home , 25650 Van Dyke (10 1/2 Mile), Saturday and Sunday 2-9PM, Rosary Sunday 7PM. Instate Monday 9:30AM at St. Clement Church, 10AM Mass Time. St. Clement Cemetery.
SUMMERS,EDWIN D., Age 73. Died suddenly March 2, 1999 in Phoenix, AZ. Mr. Summers is survived by his wife of 51 years, Adelaide. Seven children: Cheryl Summers of Atlanta, GA; Mark Summers of St. Clair, MI; Charlotte Eickhoff of Livonia, MI; Kathleen Summers of NAS Keslavik, Iceland; Patricia Baumgardner of Detroit, MI; Jane Summers of Phoenix, AZ and Bernard Summers of Waterford, MI. Twelve grandchildren: 6 granddaughters and 6 grandsons. His mother, Marvelle Towers of Redford, MI. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Retired: Detroit Police Dept. in 1978 from the 12th Precinct/Palmer Park as a Detective Sergeant - 25 years and the U.S. Navy in 1985 - 43 years active & reserve duty as a Sr. Chief Petty Officer. Active member of the : VFW Detroit Naval Post, American Legion Allen Park Post 409, Navy League, Korean Navy Squadron VP 731, Fleet Reserve Association, Knights of Columbus Father Saylor Council, Allen Park, and the Detroit Police Lieutenants & Sergeants Association. Born and raised in Detroit, Mr. Summers graduated from Chadsey High School and is a 1975 alumnus of Mercy College of Detroit with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. He was a veteran of WWII, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam with the U.S. Navy, and participated in the 1962 Berlin Airlift. He was also a member of St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Livonia. Former volunteer: VA Hospital, Allen Park, MI and the Boy Scouts of America. Donations can be made to the American Red Cross. Visitation Sunday 5-9 PM & Monday 12-9 PM. Fleet Reserve Association and VFW Memorial Services Sunday 5 PM. Rosary Monday 7 PM and American Legion Service at 7:30 PM at the Harry J. Will Trust 100 Funeral Home, 25450 Plymouth Rd., Redford. Funeral Tuesday 11 AM at Funeral Home.
SYLVESTER,NANCY J., Age 64. March 4, 1999. Loving wife of the late Thomas. Dearest mother of Wallace (Marie) Somers, Timothy (Brenda) Sylvester, Nancy (Arthur) Earp, and Andrea (Vince) Vermiglio. Dear grandmother of Thomas, James, Little Wally, Nichole, Jacob, Nina, Timothy, Christopher, Ashley, Andrew, Afton, Chelsea and Vincie. Dear sister of Eleanor (Emerson) Huff, Ruth Bennett, James (Carolyn) Miller. Funeral Monday 11 a.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, 11470 13 Mile (W. of Hoover). Visitation Saturday 5-9 & Sunday 1-9. Interment Oakview Cemetery.
TANGHE,RALPH C., Age 88. March 5, 1999. Loving husband of the late Marguerite. Dear father of Joe (JoAnn). Dear grandfather of Kristin and Lisa. Brother of Mike and Marcel. Visitation Sunday 3-9 p.m. at S.K. Schultz, a Trust 100 Funeral Home, 21705 Gratiot at 8 Mile. Rosary Sunday 7 p.m. Funeral Monday in state 9:30 until Mass 10 a.m. St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, St. Clair Shores. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.
TEED, GENEVIEVE A., March 6, 1999. Beloved wife of the late Willis. Loving mother of Roger (Nancy), Ernest (Barbara), John (Patricia), Willard (Marlene), Jerome (Lois), Darleen Dockery (Milan), Elmer (Gail), James (Gloria), Mary Ellen DiFazio (Ralph) and the late Ronald. Dear sister of Sybilla Mullen, Grace Giesler and the late Raymond Schmidt. Grandmother of 30, great grandmother of 22. Instate Tuesday 10:15AM at St. Alselm Church, 17650 W. Outer Dr., Dearborn Hts. Mass will follow at 11AM. Visitation Monday 2-9PM with a 7:30PM Wake Service at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home , 23720 Farmington Rd., (bet. 9-10 Mile Rds.), Farmington (248-474-5200). Memorial tributes to the Capuchin s or Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament.
TEEVIN,VIOLA V., March 4, 1999. age 101. Wife of the late Edwin. Dear Mother of Marjorie (Ervin) McDonough and E. Jim (Edie) and John D. (Claudette) Teevin. Loving grandmother of Sally Coughlin, Jane Gilroy, Nathalie Lebens, and Jerome Teevin. Service at McFarland Foss Funeral Home, 5401 Schaefer Rd., Dearborn Mon. 1 p.m. Visitation Sun. 1-9 p.m. Burial at Woodmere Cemetery.
THOMPSON, GLORIA A., Loved wife of Bob. Dear mother of Pat (Beverly), Susan (Robert) Tilton, Amy (Larry) Eberst and Robert (Marie). Loving grandmother of Noel, Nicole, Larry Jr. and Jon Eberst, Bobby & Matthew. Sister of Elaine Holvick, Jackie Klarr, Joann Rahn and Cookie Cadieux. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday 9:30AM at the Kaul Funeral Home , 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores and 10AM at St. Lucy Church, St. Clair Shores. Visitation Sunday 3-9PM and Monday 2-9PM. Vigil Prayers 7PM Sunday.
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URA,CATHERINE, Dear mother of Anne Klavon. Grandmother of Eric Cebulski, Anita Sievewright, Michelle Klavon and Fran Dexter. 2 great grandchildren. Funeral from Salowich & Stevens Funeral Home, 3833 Livernois, Monday 8:30 AM. to St. John Ukrainian Catholic Church 9 AM. Interment Holy Cross. Panahyda Sunday 2:45 PM.
VAN LEWEN ,FRANS ,Age 74 of St. Clair Shores. Originally from Amsterdam, Netherlands. Beloved husband of Coreen. Dear father of Frans R. (Mary Beth) and Terry Louise (Garry) Erne. Also survived by five grandchildren. Brother in law of Trudy (Bob) Plantinga. A Memorial service will be held at the Church of Christ Care Center in Clinton Twp. on Wednesday, March 10 at 10:30 a.m. Memorial contributions to the Church of Christ Care Center, would be appreciated.
VILKAUSKAS,ELENA, Age 77 of Brighton. March 4, 1999. Beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Dear sister of Jania Siciuniene. Several nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by one brother Henrikis, and one sister Aldona. Visitation Sunday 2-4 p.m. at the Keehn Funeral Home 706 W. Main St., Brighton, (810) 229-9871.
WEBB,KENNETH A., March 5, 1999. Age 64 of Troy. Beloved husband of Carole. Dear father of Kenneth A. Webb Jr. (Lara), William D. Webb II. (Lynn), and Anna Chalfant (Dale). Grandfather of Roseanna Chalfant. Brother of William Webb. Funeral Service at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd. (betw. Maple & Big Beaver), Tuesday 11 a.m. Family will receive friends Monday 3-8 p.m. Family suggests memorials to Leader Dogs for the Blind.
WHEELOCK, DALE E. ,Died March 1, 1999. Age 93. Beloved husband of the late Mabel. Dearest father of Ronald, Richard and Barbara. Grandfather of Alan, Glenn, Jill, David, and Jon. Seven step grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren. The last of five brothers and one sister. Memorial service to be held March 13, 1999 at 1 p.m. at Joy United Church of Christ, 12929 Joy Rd., Detroit, MI 48228 and memorials may be given to the Cancer Society or Alzheimer s Assoc.
WOODHEAD,JUNE, March 5, 1999. Age 76 of Lake Orion. Dear mother of Victoria (Gerry) Clark of Hawaii and Deborah L. Elert of Clarkston. Dear grandmother of Randy Duldulao and David Elert. Mrs. Woodhead was preceded in death by her husband Chuck in 1998. Memorial visitation Friday, March 12 from 7-9 p.m. at the Lake Orion Chapel of Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home. Memorial service Saturday, March 13 at 12 p.m. with Rev. James Keough officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer s Association or Hospice of Michigan.
ZALUSKY (nee MAZUREK) BLANCHE March 3, 1999. Dear wife of the late Mike. Beloved mother of Molly, Walter, Mary Rasmussen, and the late Michael Zalusky. Loving grandmother of four, great grandmother of four. Funeral Monday 9:30 at Sts. Peter & Paul Church, 7685 Grandville, Detroit, 1 blk. N. of Warren Ave. for Mass at 10 a.m. Visitation at Lesney & Son Funeral Home, 13201 W. Warren, Dearborn, Sunday 1-9. Rosary Sunday 6:30 p.m. Burial Our Lady of Hope Cemetery.
ZINEVICH, JOSEPHINE, Beloved wife of the late Vassel. Dear mother of Richard (Sandra) and the late Vassel Jr. Dearest grandmother of Mackenzie, Desire e and Sybella. Visitation Saturday and Sunday 4-9 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd. Grosse Pointe Woods. Instate Monday at St. Peter the Apostle from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10 Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.