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Camren Dale Lee Davis

Roger A. Whiteside

Carol  J.  McCumons

Arlette  M.  Klohn

Harvey  James  Fleming

Clifford J.  Lamie

Grace  E.  Daukantas

Marilyn Batkie

Shirley Welsh

Richard Skutt

Joyce  F.  Nicol

Norah  J.  Anklam

David Blank

Linda Henry

Helen E.  (Murray) Lennon

Terry  L.  Hudson

Ronald Harneck

Leona  E.   Innes

Raymond Crane

Jeffrey Woodward

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June Graham

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Camren Dale Lee Davis, age 15 of Sandusky, MI passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at home.
Funeral services will be 1 PM Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Sandusky Baptist Church, 34 Gauge St., Sandusky, MI 48471, with Pastor Brian Cuddie officiating.
The family will receive visitors from 11 Am Saturday at the church until the time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Family Discretionary Fund.
Camren was born July 2, 2001 in Sandusky, MI to Scott and Farrah (Diehl) Davis. He attended Sandusky High School, Country Side Free Methodist Church, and played football at Deckerville High School. He loved fishing, hunting, camping, boating and sharing good times with family and friends.
Camren is survived by his parents, one brother Nathan and one sister Angel. Grandmother Charlene Smutek of Texas, grandparents Dennis and Pearl Davis of Deckerville, MI., great grandmother Barbara Carpenter of Caro, MI., and great grandfather Eldon Doublesteine of Romeo, MI.
He was preceded by two great grandfathers Gerald Diehl, Richard Carpenter, great grandmother Barbara Doublesteine, great grandparents Howard and Laura Davis.
Friends may share an on-line condolence at www.marshfuneral.com
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, 2675 Main St. Marlette, Mi 48453, Telephone (989) 635-3658

Roger A. Whiteside, age 59, of Marlette, MI passed away Sunday July 24, 2016 at Marlette Regional Hospital Hospice Residence.
Funeral services will be 11 AM Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Marsh Funeral Chapel Marlette, MI with Pastor David J. Sutton officiating.
The family will receive visitors 10:00 AM Wednesday July 27, 2016 until time of the service.
Internment will take place at Christian Memorial Cemetery Peck, MI.
Roger was born January 23, 1957 in Pontiac, MI the son of Douglas Earl and Mary Magdalene (Bowen) Whiteside.
He is survived by his parents; Douglas and Mary Whiteside, Mom; Avonne Whiteside, two sons; Roger Whiteside McClelland Jr., Andy Whiteside, three daughters; Tina Ritz, Michelle Whiteside, Katie, two brothers; Steven Whiteside, Brian Whiteside, five sisters; Sheila A. McClelland, Brenda Mercer, Dinnell Cartwright, Ina Barton, Judy Carpenter, and five grand children. Roger was preceded in death by two grandmothers; Nellie Whiteside, and Katie Bowen.
You may share an on-line condolence at www.marshfuneral.con.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel 2675 Main Street, Marlette, MI 48453 Telephone (989)-635-3658.

Carol J. McCumons, age 72, of Brown City, MI passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at Marlette Regional Hospital Hospice Residence.
Funeral services will be 11 AM Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, MI with Pastor Rick Fledderjohn officiating.
The family will receive visitors 2 - 8 PM Monday, July 25, 2016 at Marsh Funeral Chapel and Tuesday from 10 AM until time of the service.
Internment will take place at Marlette Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Family Discretionary Fund.
Carol was born May 27, 1944 in Marlette, MI to Cecil and Jean (Cunningham) Dawson. She graduated from Marlette High School with the Class of 1962 and retired from Tri-County Bank in Brown City. Carol enjoyed going to garage sales and casinos. She loved her grand children and sharing good times with family and friends.
Carol is survived by her daughter; Carol Lynn Bates of North Branch, MI, son-in-law; Jim (Bud) Bates of North Branch, MI, brother; Ron (Brenda) Dawson of Mayville, MI, sisters; Delores (Viktor) Kropa of Troy, MI, Sandra (Ron) Stevens of Marlette, MI, grand children; Ryan (Ashlyn) Bates of North Branch, MI, Bradley Bates of North Branch, MI, Nicole (Damon) Owens of Dryden, MI, eight step-children and spouses, and many more grand, great, and great-great grand children.
She was preceded in death by husbands; Donald Roberts and James McCumons, and grandson; Josh McCumons.
Friends may share an on-line condolence at www.marshfuneral.com
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel 2675 Main St. Marlette, MI 48453 Telephone (989) 635-3658.

 

Arlette Mae (Teets) Klohn 89, passed away July 18, from injuries sustained in a car accident. She was born April 18, 1927 to Claude and Hazel (Clapsaddle) Teets. She married Maxwell Klohn on July 1, 1944 and was married for 71 years. Arlette enjoyed sewing, crocheting, taking care of her family and baking. Her specialties were her homemade bread and apple pies. She worked for NBD-Sandusky for 25 years, retiring as an Assistant VP in 1989. Arlette was preceded in death by her husband Max in March of this year, daughter Jane Hoag, siblings Edmund (Sophie) Teets, Lelia (Raymond) Wasielewski, Betty (Leonard) Beulla and brother-in-law Darrell Burras. She is survived by daughters Carol Haupt and Sue (Dennis) Samson, son-in-law Alan Hoag, brother Evans (Bev) Teets, sister-in-law Joyce Burras, 9 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson and many beloved nieces and nephews. A memorial service is planned at the Mooretown Brethren in Christ Church in Snover on Saturday July 30th with Reverend Brad Gniewek officiating. Visitation will be at 10:30 AM, memorial service at 11:30 AM, with luncheon to follow. Cremation has taken place.
Friends may share an online condolence at www.marshfuneral.com and her on-line memorial may be viewed at www.findagrave.com. Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, 396 S. Sandusky Rd., Sandusky, MI. 48471. Telephone (810) 648-2244.

 

Harvey James Fleming, (Jim or James), was a lifelong resident of Sanilac County.   He was born on a farm on Leslie Rd. to Harvey and Mabel (Leslie) Fleming on June 9, 1925.  He married Lucille McDaniel in 1945. They spent most of their married life on their farm on Snover Rd., Decker.  Jim graduated from Marlette High School in 1943.  Jim and Lucille met at Michigan State University while attending a short course they each won from the 4-H program, Jim for sheep and Lucille for sewing.  Jim and Lucille and their family ran the Fleming Poultry Farm for many years. Jim retired from TRW in Sterling Heights where he was a Tool and Die Repair Journeyman. But his passion was his farmland and he farmed or managed his property until the day he died.
Jim was a Past Master of Masonic Lodge #479, Decker, a member of 32 degree Scottish Rite Consistory in Bay City, the Sanilac Shrine Club, a Past Patron of the Eastern Star, and a  friend of the First Presbyterian Church, Marlette.  Jim and his son, Dan, drove their little red Tin-Lizzie cars in many area parades for the Shriners in the past few years.  In 2015, Jim accepted the Crystal Award for he and Lucille's volunteerism over many years from the Sanilac County Silver Award Committee.
During their retirement, Jim and Lucille enjoyed their home in Gaylord, Michigan in the summer. They also enjoyed a home in Palm Springs, California in the winter, where Jim was an active hiker and led many Sierra Club hikes in the Choachella Valley.  Jim loved the out-of-doors as an avid hunter and fisherman. He traveled to many states and countries for big game hunting, white water rafting and fishing.  Jim completed his "bucket list" in 2001 by traveling to Africa, the last of the 7 continents this "farmer from Decker, Michigan," visited in his lifetime. 
Jim is survived by five daughters, Judy Hudson, Decker, Rev. Nancy (Curt) Bitterling, Pt. Austin, Mary (Roger) Barnes, Pt. Austin, Lois (Ernest) Stukes, Spoakane, Washington, Linda (Terry) Warner, Marlette, and son, Daniel Fleming, Decker, exchange student daughter Ines de Alonzo Gomez, Guatemala  and a sister: Mary Jean Pickett, Waterford, Michigan. Sisters-in-law: Patricia Fleming and Carolyn Fleming.
Grandchildren: Ann (Scott) Stinebring, Alynn Hudson, Leena Palmer, Teresa (Don) Denemy, Matt (John Reynolds) Bitterling, Carrina (Tom) Stanton, Natasha Stukes, Issac Stukes, Toni (Kelly Edwards) Warner, Karen (Bill) Demaray, Richard (Meghan) Warner, Andrew (Ryann) Warner, and  Leslie(Laressa) Fleming.
Great Grandchildren: Caroline, Casey, Alexis, Meghan, Ruby, Kaiah, Monica, Charlotte, Branwen, Oliver, Eliana, Meredith, Liam, and Caroline Grace.
Jim was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille, brothers: Bob Fleming, Les Fleming, Wayne Fleming, and Jack Fleming, daughter in-law Carolyn Fleming and son-in-law: Terry Hudson. 
He will be remembered by many family and special friends around the world.
Memorials may be made to United Hospice of Marlette or Shriners Hospital.

Funeral service will be Monday July 25, 11 AM at the Marsh Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Chris Wolf 1st. Presbyterian Church, Marlette officiating.
Internment will be in the Marlette Cemetery.
Custer #393 F&AM Masonic service will be on Sunday, July 24 at 7 PM.
Visitation will be on Sunday July 24 from 1 PM - 8PM, and on Monday from 10 AM until the time of service at the Marsh Funeral Chapel.

 

Clifford John Lamie, age 75, of Marlette, MI. passed away Saturday July 16, 2016 at home.
Funeral services will be 11 AM Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the Holy Family Parish, St. Elizabeth Church with Father Bob Schikora officiating.
Visitation will be at the church from 9 AM until time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth Church.
Clifford was born July 27, 1940 to Clifford and Theresa (Gatzke) Lamie in Sutton Bay, MI. Clifford married Beverly Houck on February 20, 1960. He proudly served his country in the United States Coast Guard. Clifford was a retired electrician from Edgewood Contractors. Clifford was a member of K of C, 4th degree, St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, and of the Catholic Men’s Club. He also belonged to the Mid-Michigan BMW Rider Motorcycle Club. Clifford enjoyed motorcycling, playing golf, and creative engineering projects. Most of all, Clifford enjoyed sharing good times with his family and friends.
Clifford is survived by: his wife, Beverly; children, Randy (Kelly) Lamie of Holt, MI and Renee (Mark) Bulger of Sanger, TX; brothers, Eugene (Elsie) Lamie of Homerville, GA, Alvin (Marsha) Lamie of Golden, CO and James (Sue) Lamie of Hart, MI; sisters, Luella (Jim) Elliott of Marlette, MI and Sharon Martin of Williamston, MI; grandchildren, Tyler, Andrew, Megan, Joshua, Hannah and Corbin; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Clifford was preceded in death by his parents and his granddaughter, Chelsea.
You many share an online condolence at www.marshfuneral.com
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel 2675 Main Street, Marlette, MI 48453 Phone: 989-635-3658

Grace E. Daukantas, age 79 of Marlette passed away peacefully Monday, July 11, 2016 at Medilodge of Cass City in Cass City, Michigan. Mrs. Daukantas lived in Marlette and was previously from the North Branch area.
She was born August 14, 1936 in North Branch, Michigan daughter to the late Raymond and Clara (Schumacker) Vielhaber.
She grew up in North Branch area and attended school in the North Branch District.
Grace married Stanley Daukantas Jr. on June 10, 1967 in Bad Axe, Michigan. He preceded her in death February 9, 2012.
She enjoyed gardening, cooking, crafts, visiting the Soo Locks, and taking many drives, enjoying the beauty of Michigan, but most of all, spending time with her family and friends.
Her family would like to thank Medilodge of Cass City, for the care given to Grace.

She is survived by her son Mark & Rebecca Daukantas of Marlette and her three loving grandchildren, Susan, Landon and Lauren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Harold Vielhaber and sisters Margaret Somerset, Helen Daech, Lois Loretitsch, Doris Lisek and Marion Black.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Pastor Michael Hollenbeck from Grace Bible Church will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Moshier Cemetery in Hemans.
Memorials may be given to the family.

Visitation will be held on Monday 11am to 8pm and Tuesday 10am to 11am at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette.


 

Marilyn Anne Batkie, 84, of Carsonville, died Friday, July 8, 2016 at Mercy Hospital in Port Huron, Michigan.
She was born June 6, 1932 in Carsonville, Michigan the daughter of the late Neil and Anna (Robinson) Murray.
She was a lifelong area resident and Salutatorian of the class of 1950 at Sandusky High School.
Marilyn married Edwin Batkie on November 25, 1950 in Sandusky. He died on June 5, 2000.
She was a member of the MMPA and Farm Bureau. She also worked as County Secretary for the Farm Bureau for many years.
Marilyn enjoyed dancing and dining out with her husband and friends, Quilting and Sewing.

She is survived by
David & Ellen Batkie (son) of Farmington Hills,
Catherine Batkie (daughter) of Sandusky,
Stephen & Cathy Batkie (son) of Iowa,
Christine Simpson (daughter) of Tenn.,
Phillip Batkie (son) of Applegate,
Margaret & Kim Rhead (daughter) of Sandusky,
Elizabeth Batkie (daughter) of Tenn.,
Barbara Batkie (daughter) of Wyoming, MI.,
Mark Batkie (son) of Carsonville,
John Batkie (son) of Maryland,
Donald Murray (brother) of Deckerville,
Saralee Thompson (sister) of Minden City,
Many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

Besides her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a great grandson, Michael Simpson, a son in law, Ralph Simpson, and a brother Gordon Murray.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky on Tuesday from 2 - 8 PM and at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sandusky on Wednesday from 10 - 11 AM

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Family Parish, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sandusky.
Rev. Bob Schikora will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Sandusky.
Memorial suggestion to the Susan G. Coleman Breast Cancer Research Fund.
Arrangements by the Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 


Shirley Ann Welsh, 83, of Deckerville, died Friday, July 8, 2016 at McLaren Port Huron Hospital in Port Huron, Michigan.
She was born November 17, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan the daughter of the late Frank and Anna (Karlowski) Wilinski.
Shirley married William Welsh on August 2, 1946 in Detroit.
They moved to this area in 1970 from Port Huron.
Shirley was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Port Sanilac.

She is survived by her husband William,
Bill Welsh (son) of Peck,
John & Phyllis Welsh (son) of Peck,
Bryan & Ona Welsh (son) of Snover,
Kelly & Mary Welsh (son) of Applegate,
Craig Welsh (son) of Deckerville,
Shane & Cassandra Welsh (son) of Florida,
Shirley Ann & Mark Johnson (daughter) of Colorado,
Kathleen Wilinski (sister) of Fraser,
Many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Shirley, and sons, Joe, Allan and Eugene.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky on Monday from 1 - 9 PM and on Tuesday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Port Sanilac from 10 - 11 AM

A Rosary will be held on Monday at 7:00 PM at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Ava Maria Parish, St. Mary Catholic Church, Port Sanilac.
Rev. Fr. Donald Eppenbrock will be officiating.
Burial will be in the St. Mary Cemetery in Port Sanilac.

Memorial suggestion to any organization of the donors personal choice.

 

 

 

 

Richard LeRoy Skutt, 88, of Peck, died Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Martinez AFC Home in Peck, Michigan.
He was born May 5, 1928 in Cass City, Michigan the son of the late Leo and Harriett (Barnard) Skutt.

He was prceded in death by his sister, Edna Gaddy

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky on Thursday from 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 2:30 P.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky
Rudy Thompson will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Willow Grove Cemetery in Armada.
Memorial suggestion to the Sanilac County Special Olympics.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Joyce Fern (McAlpine) Nicol, 82, of Marlette, Michigan, died Sunday, July 3, at Covenant Hospital in Saginaw, Michigan. She was born on the family farm on June 9, 1934, to Harold and Elsie (Higgins) McAlpine in Fairgrove, Michigan.
Joyce graduated from Fairgrove High School in 1953 and worked as a logistics administrator for a car hauler until she met a handsome gentleman named Carl on the beach in Caseville. Joyce and Carl dated until they were united in marriage on April 9, 1955, at Wisner United Methodist Church in Wisner, Michigan.
Joyce and Carl made their home in Marlette, Michigan, where they went on to have four children and 61 years together. When the children were young, Joyce took care of the home and took on work as a seamstress. And, as the children grew and left the nest, she added the role of bookkeeper at her husband’s car repair business – Nicol Motor Sales – while maintaining a devoted customer base for her sewing work.
Joyce was community-minded and volunteered with the Firemen’s Tent at each year’s Country Fair Days Festival in Marlette. She was also a member of the Marlette First United Methodist Church where she was part of the United Methodist Women. Along with this group of women, she led the annual Harvest Buffet where she served the community using the same recipes she prepared so lovingly for her growing family.
She is survived by her husband – Carl; four children – Keith (Lori) Nicol, Wayne Nicol, Carla (Tom) Orton, Penny (Jeff) Ruchgy; five grandchildren – Ashley Nicol, Dan Nicol, Holly (Brandon) Zuehlke, Heidi Lee, and Kara Joy Nicol; two great-grandchildren – Carter Lee and Braeden Zuehlke; and brother – Frank (Doris) McAlpine. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 11:00am in Marlette First United Methodist Church in Marlette, with Pastor Dave Mulder officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to First United Methodist Church, 3155 Main St., Marlette, Mi. 48453.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1pm to 8pm at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette and Thursday 10am to 11am at Marlette First United Methodist Church.

 

 

Norah Jane Anklam, age 1, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, July 1, 2016 at her home in Peck, Michigan.
She was born June 18, 2015 in Saginaw, Michigan daughter to Brian and Karen (Logghe) Anklam.
Norah enjoyed playing peek-a-boo, dancing, grabbing peoples glasses, eating chicken soup, watermelon and carrots. She never liked to take a bath.

She is survived by her parents Brian and Karen Anklam,
Lucy Anklam (twin sister) of Peck,
Logan Anklam (brother) of Peck,
Luke Anklam (brother) of Peck,
Tom & Lori Logghe (grandparents) of Peck,
LeeAnn Buse (grandmother) of Carrollton,
Ron & Grandma Mary Bradley (great grandparents) of Melvin,
Robert Buse (great grandfather) of Saginaw,
Uncles Brian, Paul, Tim and James Logghe of Peck, Patrick Hoolehan of Mt. Pleasant, Cousins Josie & Brynn Logghe of Peck.

She is being cared for by her great grandmothers Kathryn Buse and Nancy Bradley in heaven.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Sandusky.

Cremation will follow at May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron, Michigan.

Memorials may be donated to the family.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday 4pm to 8pm and Thursday 10am to 11am at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Sandusky.

 

David Dwain Blank, 69, of Snover, Michigan, died Tuesday, June 21, at his home. He was born March 29, 1947 in Cass City, Michigan to Norman and Geraldine (Kilbourn) Blank. Dave was a lifelong area resident , except for 1988 – 2010 when he lived in Florida. He was a 1964 graduate of Sandusky High School where he was known for his versatile athletic ability. He attended Michigan State University Business School where he played MSU intramural basketball until he was drafted into the US Army to serve in Vietnam.

Dave married Pamela Sargent on July 11, 1997 in Tampa, Florida. He is a member of the Heritage United Methodist Church, Snover. He is survived by his wife, Pamela; his mother Geraldine Blank of Sandusky; his daughter , Jennifer Anderson, Tampa, Florida; Chuck and Mary Lou Blank (brother), Snover; Dick and Debbie Blank (brother), Snover; Andrea and John Bradley (sister), Snover; Daryll Blank (brother), Snover and many beloved family members, including an aunt, several uncles, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Norman Charles Blank Sr.

Upon Dave’s return from Vietnam, he first worked at Marlette Homes and Wolverine State Bank before he embarked on his 30-year career in Foodservice Sales Management, first at Grants-Sysco Food Service, Saginaw then moving to Henry Lee Co., Miami, Florida, Mutual Wholesale Co., Lakeland, Florida later purchased by US Foods. Dave was a proud member of the American Culinary Federation – Tampa Bay Chapter. He loved playing golf, watching MSU sports, especially basketball, and gardening. Dave retired in early 2007 returning to Michigan in 2010.

On behalf of Dave, Pam would like to thank his caregivers who gave him incredible loving care for his almost three-year stay at Sanilac Medical Care Facility and to the home caregivers without whom Dave would not have been able to spend his last days on the farm. There are true angels out there.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky on Sunday from 1-7 pm and on Monday at Heritage United Methodist Church, Snover, from 10-11am. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 27 at 11:00am. The Rev. Donald R. Derby will be officiating. Burial will be in Moore Township Cemetery in Snover with full military honors.

Memorial suggestions to: a future Academic-Athletic Scholarship fund in Dave’s name at Sandusky High School; United Hospice, Marlette; the Heritage United Methodist Church – Youth Fund.

Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, www.marshfuneral.com .

 

 

 

Linda Marie Henry, 67, of Grayling, Formerly of North Branch, died on Monday, June 20, 2016 at her home in Grayling.
She was born on February 24, 1949 in Clifford to Harvey and Elizabeth (Bader) Miles.
Linda was a 1967 graduate of North Branch High School and lived in this area until moving to Grayling 17 years ago.
She married Sam Henry on March 17, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Linda enjoyed Sewing, Crafting and going to the Casino.

She is survived by her husband, Sam,
Betty Miles (mother) of Marlette,
Penny & James Garrard (daughter) of Flint,
Crystal & Charles Williams (daughter) of Lapeer,
Richard & Deborah Miles (brother) of Silverwood,
Diane & Wayne Gilbert (sister) of Silverwood,
Marebeth Miles (sister) of North Branch,
Stepsons; Mike, James, Matthew, Chad and Randy Henry.
7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

She was prceded in death by her father, Harvey, brother, George and sister, Alma.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 1:00 PM at the Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette, with Pastor Keith McKinnies officiating.

Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10 AM - 1 PM at the funeral home.
Interment will be in West Burlington Cemetery, Silverwood.
Memorial suggestions to the family.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

Helen Elizabeth (Murray) Lennon. Born April 1, 1922 in Valley Center, Michigan died on April 2, 2016 in Chandler, Arizona at the age of 94.

Helen attended Central Michigan University and taught public schools for 21 years. She was actively involved in the Harbor Beach (MI) Women’s Club and the Community of Christ Church in Michigan and Arizona. Helen was a loyal wife to her husband for 56 years. Also a devoted mother and grandmother, she loved to travel to visit family and was an avid letter writer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Blake Lennon (1999) and son, John Blake Lennon (1970). She is survived by David Lennon (Karen), Vermontville, MI; Lynda Broky (Wayne), Tempe, AZ; Holly Henson (Greg), Blue Springs, MO; Shelly Cooper (Ken), Bellevue, NE; and 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

A private internment was held on April 16, 2016 at Valley Center Cemetery (MI). A public Memorial Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 1:30pm, Community of Christ Church, 122 Croswell Avenue, Croswell, MI 48422.

A special note of thanks to Big Heart Angel Assisted Living Home (Chandler, AZ) where Helen spent the last seven years of her life.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent in her name to Outreach International
129 W. Lexington, Independence, MO 64050 online: outreach-international.org and
Hospice of the Valley 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014 online: hov.org

 

Terry Lynn Hudson, age 68 of Decker, Michigan, passed away June 14, 2016 at Covenant Medical Center - Cooper in Saginaw, Michigan.

He was born July 11, 1947 in Marlette son to the late Basil and Dorothy (Ensign) Hudson.

He graduated from Marlette High School in 1965.

Terry was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1968 and was stationed at Fort Hood in Texas for 2 years.

Mr. Hudson worked at Pontiac Motors for 30 years, retirering in 1997.

He is survived by: Wife Judy Hudson, Daughter Ann (Scott) Stinebring of Auburn, MI, Son Alynn Hudson of Decker. Two grandchildren Casey and Alexis Hudson also of Decker. Two brothers Donald (Doris) Hudson of Lapeer and Gerry (Mary) Hudson of Zephyrhills, Fl. Father-in-law James Fleming of Decker, Sister-in-laws Nancy (Curt) Bitterling, Mary (Roger) Barnes, Lois (Ernest) Stukes and Linda (Terry) Warner, Brother-in-law Dan Fleming, many nieces and nephews.

He was a member of Custer Lodge #393 in Sandusky, Free and Accepted Masons and Tractor Pulling Club.

Terry loved, cars, tractors, model Airplanes & trains and Kayla's Cafe.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Pastor Chris Wolf officiating.

Cremation will follow the service at May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron.

Memorials may be given to Boy Scouts of America.

Visitation will be held on Friday 1pm to 8pm and Saturday 10am to 11am at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette.

A Masonic Service will be held on Friday night at 6pm at funeral chapel.

Ronald G. Harneck, 73 of Marlette passed away June 8, 2016 at Covenant Hospital in Saginaw after a short battle with cancer.
He was born October 19, 1942 in Marlette, the son of the late Ivan and Iva Harneck.
Ron attended Marlette schools through 7th. grade, moving to Ypsilanti with his family, where he graduated from high school. He furthered his education at Ferris State Institute.
Ron returned to Marlette to work for Marlette Homes engineering dept.
He married Lois Hazen on September 7, 1963 in Marlette. During his tenure with Marlette Home he and his family transferd to Great Bend, Kansas and Hermiston, Oregon. Returning back to Michigan to the corporate office.
Ron and his family moved to Caldwell, Idaho in 1982. He worked as Director of Engineering for Kit RV and Mobile Home Manufacturing. This fulfilled his life long dream of living in the Pacific Northwest where he enjoyed hunting & fishing.
Ron and Lois returned back home to Marlette in 1996. When he worked for Active Homes and later as estimator for Huntoon Lumber and Mortimer Lumber.
He operated aided custom home design business for many years.
Ron was active in Marlette Jaycees serving as a local and state officier, receiving many leadership awards. He served as general chairman for the Marlette Bi Centennial committee served as the planning commission and enjoyed doing community service projects. He served as a cub master for Boy Scouts and Archery instructor for Hunter Safety when his boys were young.
Ron was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Marlette.
He is survived by his wife Lois of 52 years. Two sons, Marc of Boise, Idaho and Scott (Brenda) of Decker, one sisters, Karren Harneck of Sandusky and four grandchildren Pvt. Hayden Harneck U.S. Army Infantry service of Schofield Barracks Hawaii., Hanna Harneck of Meridian, Idaho, Taylor & Sarah Harneck of Decker.
Visitation will be held Friday at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette 4pm to 8pm and Saturday 10am to 11am.
Funeral services will be Saturday June 11, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. also at Marsh Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Christopher Laughlin officiating.
Burial will be in Christian Memorial Cultural Cemetery in Peck, Michigan.
Memorials may be given to the donors personal choice.

 

 

 

Leona E. (Whittaker) Innes, 84, a resident of Decker, MI, the youngest daughter of Janet (Garrett) and Freeman E. Whittaker died on June 7, 2016.

A 1950 graduate of Cass City High School, she was a life-long farmer's wife and mother.

She was a nurse aide at Marlette Hospital for nearly 20 years.

Leona was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin, parents, and brothers Erwin, Cecil, Vernon, Melvin, Harold, Ralph, Allan and sister, Evelyn Simmons.

She is survived by her children, Marcia (Les) Merchant, Laura (Terry) Lyons, Karen (Paul) Thompson, Michael, Greg, Julie, Susan (Randy) Williams and Paula (Jeff) Gillespie, brothers, Gerald (Ruth) Whittaker, Wayne (Evelyn) Whittaker, grandsons, Travis (Lindsay) Thompson, Rodney (Chelsey) Thompson, Justin (Laura) Lyons, Jeremy Lyons, Jason (Jamie) Lyons, Jordan (Andrea) Lyons, Ryan Williams, Chad Williams and Joshua Gillespie, granddaughter, Heather Williams, Kelly Gillespie, Kristi (Scott) Hale, Lori (Ruben) Hernandez and great grandchildren, Kellen and Kaley Thompson.

Leona will be greatly missed by family and friends.

A celebration of life service will take place Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. in Countryside Free Methodist Church in Sandusky, MI.

Memorial gifts can be made to Gideon's, Northwood Meadows Senior Living Community (6086 Beechwood Dr., Cass City, MI 48726) or International Child Care Ministries (770 N. High School Road, Indianapolis IN 46214); Amizero Center, Rwanda.

 

Raymond Gregory Crane, 90, of Silverwood, died Friday, June 3, 2016 at Fisher Senior Care and Rehab. Center in Mayville, Michigan.
He was born March 12, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan the son of the late Stanley and Frances (Schmidt) Czelada.
He served in the U.S. Army.
Raymond married Violet Sauder on August 23, 1952 in Lapeer. She died on May 8, 1995.
They lived in this area since 1954 and was previously from Imlay City.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mayville.
Raymond retired in 1981 after 35 years at Pontiac Motors and he also Farmed.
He enjoyed Fishing, Hunting, Gardening and Woodworking.

He is survived by
Terry & Doreen Crane (Son) of Mayville,
James Crane (Son) of Caro,
Martin Crane (Son) of Garden,
Lyndon & Cheryl Crane (Son) of Kingston,
Randall Crane (Son) of Caro,
Connie Chapin (Daughter) of Saginaw,
Leonard & Edna Czelada (Brother) of Imlay City,
Diana Crane (Daughter in law) of Mayville,
Tracy Crane (Daughter in law) of Bay City,
Craig Chapin (Son in law) of Fostoria,
14 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Bernard Czelada.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 6, 2016 at 12:00 P.M. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mayville.
Rev. Jerzy Dobosz will be officiating.
Cremation will follow services at the May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron.
Visitation will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mayville on Monday from 11 AM - 12 Noon

Memorials may be made to any organization of the donors personal choice.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 


Jeffrey Keith Woodward, 46, of Snover , died Thursday, June 2, 2016 in Snover, Michigan.
He was born July 1, 1969 in Cass City, Michigan.
Jeffrey attended Sandusky Schools and earned his GED.
He worked at Roto/Z Dairy Farm for the last year.
Jeffrey enjoyed fishing, camping and loud music.

He is survived by
Devin Woodward (son) of Snover,
Justin Woodward (son) of Snover,
Janet & Vance Hull (mother) of Snover,
Robert & Elizabeth Woodward (father) of Snover,
Dorothy Woodward (grandmother) of Snover,
Frances Nichol (grandmother) of Carsonville,
Rodney Woodward & Susan Weiss (brother) of California,
Lance Lyons (step brother) of Georgia,
Liberty & Trevor Gould (step sister) of Caro,
Lori & Brian Vanderpoel (step sister) of Clifford,
Many other relatives and friends.

Cremation has taken place at the May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 1, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Heritage United Methodist Church, Snover, with a luncheon to follow.
Visitation will be from 10 - 11 AM prior to the service.
Memorial suggestions to the family.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Carlyle V. Eggert, age 99, life long resident of Sandusky, died peacefully Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Stonegate Village in Sandusky.

He was born January 15, 1917 in Sandusky son to the late Earl and Abbie (Felker) Eggert.
He graduated from Sandusky High School in 1935.

Carlyle married Nellie F. Higgins November 20, 1943 in Sandusky. She preceded him in death on July 3, 2014.

Mr. Eggert served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII, 1941 to 1945.

He was a Dairy Farmer for 29 years and also worked at Sanilac Medical Care Facility until his retirement in 1982.

He was a long time member of Sandusky Baptist Church.

Carlyle enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time, with family and friends.

He is survived by;
Elwyn & Vicki Eggert (son) of Sandusky,
Eric Eggert (son) of Carsonville,
Bonnie & Larry Christensen (daughter) of Clifford,
4 Grandchildren, Bryan, Diana, Nathan and Joshua,
4 Great Grandchildren, Gavin, Liam, Drea and Corbin.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother Elwyn W. Eggert, who lost his life during WWII in Japan and sister Neva M. Hunt.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Sandusky, with Pastor Brian Cuddie from the Sandusky Baptist Church officiating.

Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Sandusky with full military honors.

Memorials may be given to the donation of your choice.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday 5pm to 7pm and Wednesday 10am to 11am at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Sandusky.

 

Deceased – Jean Arrow

Age – 72

City of – Sandusky

Passed away on – Thursday, May 26, 2016

No services will be held.

 

 


June M. Graham, 96, of Snover went to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the Tuscola Medical Care Facility in Caro, Michigan.

She was born April 3, 1920 in Detroit, Michigan to the late August and Clara (Neumann) Karaschin.
For many years she worked in the public schools system as a teachers aid in Bethel, Alaska. June was united in marriage with Robert J. Graham on September 20, 1941. He preceded her in death on May 18, 2003.

June enjoyed traveling, embroidery, quilting, swimming, playing games and most of all, spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children, Robert & Dianne Graham (son) of Bethel, AK, Kathleen & Fred Peruski (daughter) of Sandusky, Joan & Roy Hull (daughter) of Decker, Brian Graham (son) of Bethel, AK, Jim & Betsy Graham (son) of Bethel, AK, Colleen & Bruce Jaidinger (daughter) of Anchorage, AK, 25 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Also her sister JoAnn Wright of East Rockaway, NY.

June was preceded in death also by 2 sons David & Paul Graham, 2 grandchildren Joshua Graham and Connie Peruski and her siblings Melvin Karaschin, Phyllis Loiselle, LaMay Hojnacki and Marilyn Kennedy.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Deford Community Church in Deford, Michigan, with Pastor David Cooper officiating.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 7th from 3pm to 8pm and Wednesday 10am to 11am at Deford Community Church.

Burial will be in the White Chapel Cemetery in Troy, Michigan at 3:30pm.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may consider memorial contributions to Deford Christian Academy or Special Olympics of Tuscola County.

Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

On Sunday, May 22, 2016 Edward Earl Hilborn age 80 of Sandusky, slipped quietly into the arms of the Lord . Edward was born February 22, 1936 to the late John and Wilma (Hoose) Hilborn in Snover, Michigan.

He graduated from Marlette High School in 1956.

Edward E. Hilborn married Dorothy L. Stein July 28, 1956 in Sandusky.

He was a member of Sandusky Church of Nazarene.

Ed worked at Snover Stamping Co. and Deckerville Die-Form Co.  for several years until his retirement in the early 1990s.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years Dorothy (Stein) Hilborn. Two sons, Daniel of Sandusky and Rik (Jeanna) of Clark Lake. Two daughters Nancy (Dell) Smith of Sandusky and Robin (Jay) Stottler of Glendive, MT., daugther-in-law Debra Hilborn of Sandusky. 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, 4 brothers and 1 sister. Numerous nieces and nephews and foster children and grandchildren.

Edward is preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, 1 sister and son James Hilborn.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:00pm at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Sandusky, with Pastor Vern Hazzard from Sandusky Church of the Nazarene officiating.

Cremation will follow the service at May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron, Michigan.

Memorials may be given to the donation of your choice.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday 1pm to 8pm and Wednedsay 1pm to 2pm at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky.


Garry E. Craig, age 71 of Port Sanilac passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Garry has lived in Port Sanilac since 1998 and was previously from the Rochester area.

He was born March 18, 1945 in Ottawa, Canada, son to the late Edmund and Patricia (Tousignant) Craig.

He attended Michigan State University.

Garry worked in administration at the family owned Glen Eden Hospital in Warren, Michigan for many years and also designed and built Havenwyck Hospital in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Garry enjoyed fishing, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Pat Craig and his four daughters, Robin Kim (Dennis) Morgridge,
Tammy (Kalvin) Schlaud,  Amy ( Damon) Norton and Bethany Craig (Johnny) Carter.
Two sisters Sandy (Bill) Kmet and Debbie (Jeff) Arnold.  Two brothers Dale ( Micheline) Craig and Larie (Cheri) Craig.  Ten grandchildren, Emily, Shelby, Sam, Morgan, Annie, Grace, Benjamin, Abigail, Sophie & Cassidy and one great grand daughter Gray.

He was preceded in death by his parents Edmund and Patricia Craig.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Funeral services will be held also on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Rev. Eric Johnson officiating.

Cremation will follow the funeral at May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron, Michigan.

Memorials may be donated to the Arthritis Foundation.

 

Steven Louis Gyomory, Sr., of Clifford, Michigan, died peacefully Sunday, May 8, 2016 at McLaren Lapeer Regional Hospital.

Steven was born September 27, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan, son to the late Steven Louis and Elizabeth (Kosa) Gyomory.

He married Cathy Lester-Sontag, August 6, 2010 in Lapeer, Michigan.

Steven was a lifelong farmer and lived on the family farm his entire life. He was a proud dad of four children; Steven (Mary) Gyomory, Jr., Mayville, Jamie (Laura) Gyomory, Marlette, Shelly Cummings (Brent Hoag), Vassar, Annette (Dale) Belanger, North Carolina.

Steven so loved his ten grandchildren; Emily Smith, Daniel Gyomory, Matthew Gyomory, Austin Gyomory, Kolby Gyomory, Brandon Cummings, Ashley Cummings, Rachel Cummings, Alexandria (Josh) Cline, Shyann Belanger.

He is also survived by his brother: Dennis Michael Gyomory.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his second wife: Nadene (Case) Gyomory.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. and Thursday 10-11 a.m. at the Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette, with Rev. John R. Allan officiating.

Burial will be at the Kingston Cemetery in Kingston, Michigan.

Donations may be given to the family.

 

Maxine Ruth Curtiss, 90, of Sandusky, died Friday, April 29, 2016 at McLaren Port Huron Hospital.
She was born January 29, 1926 in Flint, Michigan the daughter of the late Charles and Edith (Hall) Klinkman.
She was a 1944 graduate of Flint Central High School.
Maxine married Rev. Basel Curtiss on September 25, 1948 in Flint.
She was a Telegrapher for Western Union during WW II.
Maxine was a licensed and certified lay speaker for the United Methodist Church since 1979 and worked alongside her husband in his many ministries.
She was active in many organizations including, Town & Country Committee for the Port Huron District of the United Methodist Church, Hospice Committee, Victims Advocate for Sanilac County and was President of the resident council at Sanilac County Medical Care Faciliy since 2008, and was a member of the Sandusky First United Methodist Church.
Maxine was a lifelong Detroit Tiger Fan.

She is survived by
Christine & Randy Vinande (daughter) of Port Huron,
Corinne Gulash (daughter) of Davison,
Celeste & Dr.Timothy McNally (daughter) of Davison,
Dineke & Hub Akkermans (foster daughter) of The Netherlands,
9 grandchildren, Lisa & Lt. John Delano, Emily & Michael McBryar, Autum & Dan Langolf, Jennifer Davis, Curtiss & Katie Gulash, Michael & Erin Gulash, Shannon & Adam Barber, Grant McNally and Katlin McNally,
10 Great Grandchildren.

Besides her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a son, Richard Curtiss and a brother, William Klinkman.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky on Friday from 2 - 8 PM and on Saturday from 12 - 1 PM at the Sandusky First United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at Sandusky First United Methodist Church.
Rev. Matthew Osborne and Rev. Katja Gruening will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Sandusky.
Memorial Suggestions to the Sandusky First United Methodist Church Radio Ministry, Sandusky Presbyterian Church or Sanilac Medical Care Facility Activities Department.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com

 

 

 

Truman "Al" Terpenning of Marlette went home to his loving Lord and Savior Friday, April 29, 2016 at McLaren Hospital in Flint, Michigan with his family at his side.

Truman was born March 18, 1936 in Goodland Township to Norman and Jessie (Churchill) Terpenning.

He graduated from Marlette High School in 1954.

Truman married Anna Mae Pierce on August 9, 1958.
He served his country in U.S. Army for two years, most during the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Terpenning served on several boards relating to farming, schools and church. He was a member of First Baptist Church in North Branch, Michigan.

He loved classic cars, snowmobiling and spending time with family and friends.

Truman had many occupations in his life: bumping and painting cars, selling cars and real estate, farming and his most recent passion was the construction of Stonegate Village's assisted living facilities in Sandusky and Bad Axe. He was breaking ground on a third facility in Swartz Creek the day before he died.

He is survived by his wife Anna Mae of 58 years of marriage, three children: Albert (Tammy) Terpenning of Marlette, Bethany (Derek) Study of PA, and Darrell (Terri)Terpenning of Grand Blanc, seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and four siblings: Mary Lou (Leonard) McCurly, Evelyn (Collin) Batey, Keith (Martha)Terpenning and Kenneth (Connie) Terpenning.

Truman was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Norman and Carey Terpenning and sisters Lois Forbes and Laura Miller.

Visitation will be held on Sunday 1pm to pm, Monday 1pm to 8pm at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette and Tuesday 10am to 11am at Marlette Baptist Church also in Marlette.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Marlette Baptist Church in Marlette, Michigan, with Pastor James McQuarrie officiating.

Burial will follow at Mooretown Cemetery in Snover, Michigan.

Memorials to the Gideon's or Camp Michael, 6103 Ewalt Rd., Imlay City, MI. 48444.

 

 

Robert Peter Guigar, 80, of Peck, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Sanilac Medical Care Facility in Sandusky, Michigan.
He was born June 6, 1935 in Argyle, Michigan the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Freiberger) Guigar.
He was a lifelong area resident and 1953 graduate of Sandusky High School.
Robert married Rose Barr on May 18, 1957 in Peck. She died on February 13, 1988.
He was a member of Holy Family Parish, St. John Catholic Church, Peck.
Robert was a welder working for Square Tube and ABC Truck in Marlette and Higgins Manufacturing, Sandusky.

He is survived by
Marilyn Guigar (daughter) of Alpena,
Diane & Clifton Guigar-Pilgrim (daughter) of Presque Isle,
Michael Guigar (son) of Hazel Park.

Besides his wife and parents he was preceded in death by an infant son, Stephen, Brothers, Clement, Gerald, Thomas, Joseph, and a sister, Sister Marie Theresa OP.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky on Friday from 2 - 9 PM and on Saturday at St. John Catholic Church, Peck from 10 - 11 AM
A parish Scripture Service will be held on Friday at 7:30 PM at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Family Parish, St. John Catholic Church, Peck.
Fr. Bob Schikora will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Washington Township Cemetery in Carsonville.
Memorial suggestions to the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, or Hunters Hospitality House, Port Huron.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Hazel Minnie Morris, 91, of Sandusky, died Monday, April 18, 2016 at Sanilac Medical Care Facility in Sandusky, Michigan.
She was born March 7, 1925 in Holland, Michigan the daughter of Burr Lynn and Lou (Hodge) Morris.

She is survived by
Donald Morris (stepson) of Florida,
Susan Morris (stepdaughter) of Rockford,
Shirley Morris (stepdaughter) of Kentwood.

Burial was in the Elmwood Cemetery in Yale.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Eugene R. Nadai, age 79 of Kingston died Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Fischer Convalescent Home in Mayville, Michigan. Mr. Nadai has lived in the Kingston area the passed 25 years and was previously from Marlette and Dearborn.

He was born July 1, 1936 in Dearborn, Michigan son to the late Eugene and Della (Tront) Nadai.

He graduated from Edsel Ford High School in Dearborn, Michigan.

He married Cindy Sweet August 2, 2001 in Caro, Michigan.

Eugene worked for the State of Michigan as an accountant and also sold insurance.

He was a member of Holy Family Parish -St. Elizabeth Campus, Marlette Gun Club and N.R.A.

Mr. Nadai enjoyed woodworking, gardening, traveling, going to plays and trapshooting.

He is survived by his wife Cindy,
Diann & Chip Secor (Daughter) of Bloomfield,
Michelle Schwalm (Daughter) of Sterling Hts,
Lori Doman (Daughter) of Dundee,
Terry Nadai (Brother) of Venice, FL,
3 Grandchildren,
1 Great Grandchild.

He was preceded in death by parents and brother Jerry Nadai.

Cremation has taken place at May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron.

A memorial service will be held at a late date.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be given to Marlette United Hospice Service.

 

Sidney LaVerne Fishell, 83, of Marlette, died Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Marlette Hospice Residence in Marlette, Michigan.
He was born November 1, 1932 in North Branch, Michigan the son of the late Clyde and Edna (Cliff) Fishell.
He was a lifelong area resident and 1951 graduate of Marlette High School.
Sidney served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He was a truck driver and worked in road construction as a paving operator.
Sidney married Sally Collins on July 9, 1966 in Capac.

He is survived by his wife Sally,
Michael Fishell (Son) of Marlette,
Daniel Fishell (Son) of Marlette,
Marjorie & Carroll Benoit (Sister) of Texas,
2 grandchildren, Chloey and Carley Fishell.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a son Timothy, Brothers, Fred, Edward, Art, and a sister Mazie Lazar.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette on Sunday from 1 - 8 PM and on Monday from 10 - 11 AM.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 18, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette.
Pastor Lisa Clark will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in North Branch.

Memorial suggestion to the United Hospice Service of Marlette
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Kathleen K. Skelton, age 71, of Marlette died Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Marlette United Hospice Residence. Mrs. Skelton lived in Marlette and was previously from Hillman, Michigan area.
She was born May 4, 1944 in Marlette daughter to the late Raymond and Betty (Shaw) Cousins.
She married Gerald R. Skelton July 7, 1962 in Pontiac, he preceded her in death March 15, 2010.
Kathleen was a member of Hillman Free Methodist Church in Hillman, Michigan.
Mrs. Skelton enjoyed listening to music, watching her husband race cars and spending time with family.

She is survived by;
Gerry & Dianna Skelton (Son) of Marlette,
Kimberly Andrews (Daughter) of Deford,
Jennifer Skelton (Daughter) of Frazier,
Chuck & Sally Cousins (Brother) of Marlette,
Karen & Fred Reed (Sister) of Texas,
Connie & John Hasting (Sister) of Croswell,
Lorna & Jeff Gross (Sister) of Port Huron,
Kristen Hudson (Sister) of Marlette,
7 Grandchildren,
4 Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and son-in-law Kyle Andrews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Pastor Don Broughton officiating.

Burial will follow the funeral at 2pm at Christian Memorial Cultural Center in Rochester, Michigan.

Memorials may be donated to United Hospice Service or to the family.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday 5pm to 8pm and Thursday 10am to 11am at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette.

 

Marjorie A. (Chard) Dickinson suddenly passed away peacefully Friday, April 1, 2016 in Holiday, Florida surrounded by family and friends.

She was born June 28, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan daughter to the late Lorenz and Laura Bauer.

She married Charles E. Chard on June 2, 1945, he preceded her in death on May 15, 1987. Marge married Kenneth G. Dickinson February 13, 1988, he passed away November 7, 2007.

Marjorie is survived by her 4 children: Nancy (Jerry) Keesler, Charles Dennis (Bonnie) Chard, Janice (Don Freiburger) Chard & Richard (Denise) Chard, 18 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren.

Marjorie was proceded in death by her parents, two husbands and two brothers, Clifton Bauer and Larry Bauer.

Cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Donations are to be made to the family’s discretion.

 

Douglas Bruce Hill, 74, of Sandusky, died Monday, April 4, 2016 at Covenant Healthcare - Harrison in Saginaw, Michigan.
He was born on August 16, 1941.
Douglas worked at Kmart in Sandusky and attended Community Mental Health.
Cremation has taken place at the May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron.
Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, with visitation from 10 AM until service.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Patricia M. Izydorek, age 72 of Marlette passed away peacefully Monday, April 4, 2016 at Marlette United Hospice Residence.

She was born December 29, 1943 in Highland Park, Michigan daughter to the late Donald and Lorraine (Phelps) Calvin.

She graduated from Schafer High School in 1961.

She married Eugene F. Izydorek April 1, 1967 in Cass City.

Patt and her husband previously lived in California and Colorado before moving back to Michigan.

Mrs. Izydorek worked at Marlette Schools as Librarian and also was book keeper for Farm Tile & Drainage for many years.

Patt was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Marlette Historical Society, Altuesa Club and the GFWC  Marlette Woman's.

She enjoyed researching genealogy, watching sports, camping, traveling, cowboy movies, going to classic car cruises, listening to 50's & 60's music and family.

She is survived by her husband Eugene of 49 years of marriage,
Ryan Izydorek (Son) of Marlette,
Michelle Izydorek (Daughter) of West Bloomfield,
Tyler Izydorek (Grandson) of Marlette,
Ryan Stevens (Grandson) of Marlette,
Andrew Everett (Grandson) of Marlette,
Donald & Susan Calvin (Brother) of Southgate,
Frances & Robert Reese (Sister) of Gaylord.

She was preceded in death by her parents and son Todd Izydorek

Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 11:00am in Holy Family Church St. Elizabeth Campus in Marlette, with Fr. Bob Schikora officiating.

Memorials may be given to Marlette United Hospice Service, 2770 Main St., P.O. Box 307, Marlette,MI.  48453 or Karmandos Cancer Center, 4100 John R., Detroit,MI., 48201.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette on Thursday from 1:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church from 10:00 A.M. until time of service on Friday.

K of C Rosary will be held Thursday night at 7pm at funeral chapel.

 

Catherine M. Steele, age 89 of Clifford, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Marlette Regional Hospital in Marlette, Michigan.

She was born November 17, 1926 in Wayne, Michigan, daughter to the late Georsin and Sida (Negru) Bulzan.

Catherine married George Steele, he preceded her in death in 1969.

Mrs. Steele was a member of Clifford United Methodist Church.

She enjoyed reading, traveling, gardening and playing bingo.

She is survived by;
Rheda Fessler (Daughter) of Silverwood,
Mark & Janice Steele (Son) of Lapeer,
Matthew Steele (Son) of Seattle, WA,
Tracy Steele (Son) of Silverwood,
James & Debra Steele (Daughter) of Brown City,
9 Grandchildren,
2 Great Grandchildren.
1 Great Great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Cremation has taken place at May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron.

No services will be held.

Donation may be given to the family.

 

Jennifer Lynne Downing-Hyde, age 51 of Canton, formerly of Sandusky, passed away on November 6, 2015 in Canton, MI.
She was born on April 28, 1964 in Saginaw, MI.
Jennifer was a 1982 graduate of Sandusky High School and earned her R.N. Degree from Hillsborough Community College in Florida.
She held nursing licenses in Michigan, Florida and Tennessee.
She is survived by:
Katie & Josh Moses (daughter) of Canton,
Robert & Karen Downing (father) of Sandusky,
Cynthia Downing (mother) of Fort Gratiot,
Jeff & Anna Downing (brother) of Fort Gratiot,
Jacob Downing (Nephew) of Ohio,
Neil Johnson (dear friend) of Canton,
Several other relatives and friends.

Cremation has taken place a Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 1:00 PM at the Sandusky First United Methodist Church with a luncheon to follow.
Visitation will be held from 12 - 1 PM prior to service at the church.
Memorial suggestion to the Sandusky First United Methodist Church.
Local Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Kenneth Franklin Pringle, 91, of Snover, died Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Covenant Cooper Hospital in Saginaw, Michigan.
He was born September 13, 1924 in Snover, Michigan the son of the late William (Frank) and Irene (Colby) Pringle.
Kenneth was a lifelong area farmer and also worked for Yale Rubber Co.
He was a 1943 graduate of Sandusky High School.
Kenneth married Geraldine Carol Booth on September 27, 1952 at the Carsonville Methodist Church. She died on November 10, 2011.
He was a member of the Argyle Methodist Church.

He is survived by
Carol & Dale Schultz (daughter) of Sandusky,
Roger & Elizabeth Pringle (son) of Snover,
2 grandchildren, Kelly Schultz and Jeremy Schultz,
3 great granddaughters, Alana, Aubree, and Emery,
Dale & Betty Pringle (brother) of Carsonville,
Walter Schulze (brother in law) of Brown City.

Beside his wife and parents he was preceded in death by 2 infant brothers, Elvin and Ellis, and a sister, Vera Schulze.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky on Saturday from 2 - 8 PM and on Sunday from 12:30 - 1:30 PM.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 1:30 P.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky.
Rev. Robert Srock will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Moore Township Cemetery in Snover.
Memorials may be given to any organization of the donors personal choice.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Imogene Cork

After living life to the fullest, our mom, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend has moved on to be with her creator on March 29, 2016. Honoring Imogene's wishes, cremation has taken place.
She was born February 6, 1922, to Lillian and Lyman Tenniswood. She married Robert Cork in 1945.
She graduated from the University of Michigan, with a degree in Music Education. She was an enthusiastic University of Michigan supporter. She spent her early years after college teaching music in the schools in Detroit. Later after marriage she moved to Sandusky, Michigan, with her husband, Bob, to help him open a farm equipment dealership.
Imogene was always active in her community and church. She directed the choir at the Sandusky First United Methodist Church for many years. She and Bob supported the Sandusky Community Schools. Imogene served on the local school board as well as being president of the Sandusky Community School Board of Education. She was also active in the McKenzie Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Book Club, Garden Club, Bridge Club and the Sandusky Chamber of Commerce.
Imogene loved life; she always saw the world with a very positive attitude. Her positive outlook on everyday life was just one of the qualities that people loved to be around. Her sense of humor was contagious. Her zest for life and love for her community will be mised by all who know her.
Imogene was preceded in death by her husband Robert in 2009 and her son James in 2015. She is survived by her son Charles (Patricia Roglin) of Scottsdale, AZ, son John (Susan) of Scottsdale, AZ. her daughter Kathryn (Farhad) Shokoohi of Saginaw, MI. Imogene has nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Her love of family and friends was evident in her everyday life and gave her great joy. She also had a special place in her heart for friends, Dan Nichol, and Pam Lambert.
A celebration of Imogene's life will be held on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the Sandusky First United Methodist Church. Friends are welcome to visit with Imogene's family beginning at 10:00 AM. A service of celebration will begin at 11:00 AM.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a memorial to the Bell Tower fund at Sandusky First United Methodist Church.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

John Winks Anton III, 82, of Oscoda, Formerly of Sandusky, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at his farm in Sandusky.
He was born March 11, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan the son of the late John and Martha (Theel) Anton II.
He was a 1952 graduate of Sandusky High School.
John married Marjorie E. Haskin on June 14, 1952 in Sandusky.
He was a lifelong area farmer, past member of the McGregor Methodist Church, former 4-H leader and Michigan Milk Delegate.
John was a member of the Grace Community Presbyterian Church, Oscoda, where he served as an Elder.
He loved family, farming, visiting with friends and boating with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Marjorie,
Marcia & Dennis Franzel (daughter) of Snover,
Penny & Phil Cagle (daughter) of Oscoda,
Jill & Mike Turbok (daughter) of Deckerville,
Rebecca Anton & Jeff Sedgwick (daughter) of Oscoda,
Suzette Walker-Anton (daughter in law) of Sandusky,
Janet & William Montgomery (sister) of Florida,
17 Grandchildren, 5 Step Grandchildren, 23 Great Grandchildren and 10 Step Great Grandchildren.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by an infant son, Michael, a son John (Bucky) Anton IV, daughter in law, Margarita Anton and a sister, Joan Wendorf.

Cremation has taken place at the May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Oscoda.
Memorial suggestions to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Lovina Lou Huffman
Lovina Huffman of North Branch, Michigan formerly of Marlette earned her angel wings on March 22, 2016 and ascended to be with the Lord in heaven after a long and optimistic battle with lung cancer. Her final days were spent at the Hospice Residence of Marlette Regional Hospital, surrounded by family and friends that she had touched in some way throughout her very memorable life. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimately gave her peace. She was born April 19, 1943 to Paul and Sarah (Schell) Wright in Kingston, Michigan.
Lovina, also called “Lovey”, will fondly be remembered for her unwavering faith in God and genuine positive and optimistic outlook on life. Her positive attitude truly inspired others. She gave us all such courage and hope and reminded us of the preciousness of life. She loved to sew, crochet, knit, watch movies (especially those with Richard Gere in them), laugh, enter sweepstakes and spend time with family and friends. To her family and close friends, she was a well-known prankster, always looking for a good laugh to put a smile on their face.
Lovina graduated from Mayville High School and a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church. She and her husband at the time, Ron Huffman, were the owners of Huffman’s Variety Store in Marlette. Huffman’s served the Marlette community for over 70 years. Lovina later became the sole owner of Huffman’s; she loved to serve the community and always had a solution to any customer’s inquiry. She loved to be around people and meet new people. Lovina is known for her congenial and friendly customer service and many remember her as this store owner.
She leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her : son Rod Huffman (Diana), North Branch; daughter Heidi (Tony) Pierce, Chelsea; daughter Hilda (Larry) Hebberd, North Branch; step-son Marc (Kirstin) Huffman, Lake Orion. Grandchildren: Ricky (Nicole) Gonzalez, Ashley Gonzalez, Andrew and Jena Huffman; Cody and Hailey Pierce; Tyler, Tucker and Trey Hebberd; Steven Huffman, Amanda (Matthew) Doyle, Christopher and Kyle Huffman and Kadin Collie. Great-grandchildren: Aaliyah, Braden, Carter, Neveah and Jemmah Gonzalez, Chase Ernest, Kingston, Jordan and Lucas Keen, and Ryder Minard. Siblings: Judy (Dan) Fischer, Patricia Oberle, Jeffrey Wright and Lori Lau. Several nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many loving friends.
Lovina is preceded in death by her parents Paul and Sarah Wright, infant brother Robert and nephew Christopher Lau.
Cremation has taken place through May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron.
Visitation for Lovina Huffman will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marlette on Thursday, March 31stfrom 10:00 am – 11:00 am. A memorial service to celebrate her life will follow at 11:00 am with Pastor David Sutton officiating. A luncheon will be served following the service at the church fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Lovey to Marlette Regional Hospital, Our Savior Lutheran Church or United Hospice Services.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to United Hospice Services for their support in her final days.

 

Hubert G. Howell, age 87, of Marlette, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at his daughter's home in Ellijay, Georgia.

He was born March 13, 1929 son to the late Richard and Myrtle (Bousheur) Howell.

He was a 1949 graduate of Piqua Central High School in Ohio.

Hubert married Marabelle J. Miller December 2, 1948 in Piqua, Ohio. She preceded him in death October 13, 2014.

He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

He worked many years for Teen Ranch and Huntoon Lumber Company.

Mr. Howell was a long time member of Marlette Baptist Church.

Hubert enjoyed hunting and spending time with family.

He is survived by;
Kimberly & Brent Hager (Daughter) of Georgia,
Timothy & Janet Howell (Son) of Holland,
Tammy & Ted Brzezinski (Daughter) of Kingston,
Samantha & Gary Jones (Daughter) of Fenton,
Juanita Matterson (Sister) of New York,
10 Grandchildren,
2 Great Grandchild.

Besides his parents, wife , Hubert is preceded in death by brother Richard Bousheur and sister Virginia Stremmel.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Pastor Jim Buckley officiating.

Burial will be in the Marlette Cemetery with full military honors.

Memorials may be donated to Marlette Baptist Church.

Visitation will be held Friday 3pm to 8pm and Saturday 12pm to 1pm at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette.

 

L. Elaine Collins, 87 of Marlette, died peacefully Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Marlette Extended Care Facility.
Elaine was born June 5, 1928 in Goderich, Ontario, daughter to the late Toynbee and Annie (Kennedy) Lamb.  She was very proud to be a lifelong Canadian citizen!
She married Rean H. Collins, June 24, 1950 in Goderich, Ontario. Rean preceded her in death on May 7, 2001.
Elaine worked for Dr. John W. McCrea as his secretary in Marlette for many years until Doc retired. She worked for Marlette Community Schools as a bus driver for almost two decades

Elaine was most proud of her “little sweetheart” Laura Annie, as well as her son-in-law, Jamie as he is the farmer at heart that she always wanted. Laura and Jamie Gyomory have four sons: Daniel, Matthew, Austin, and Kolby. Her grandsons meant the world to her and she loved them more than anything! 

She is also survived by her sisters: R. Leone (Bill) Robertson and H. Doreen Garner; sisters-in-law: Mary Lamb, Joanne Lamb, Marge (Paul) Adams, and Susie Collins; and many nieces and nephews who were very important to her.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers: Donald Lamb, Arnold Lamb, and Bruce Lamb and brothers and sisters-in-law; Bill Garner, Sr., Loren Collins, Rex H. Collins (Rean’s identical twin), Lila (Collins) Adam, and Theresa Collins.

Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at

1:00 pm in Marlette Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the family.


 

Robert D. Fick, age 52 of Marlette, died unexpectedly, Saturday, March 12, 2016 at his mothers home in Marlette Township.

He was born September 17, 1963 in Lapeer, son to Keith and Mary Ann (Bunting) Fick.

Bob attended Marlette High School.

He enjoyed playing pool and football.

He is survived by;
Martika Fick (Daughter) of Caro,
Bailey Fick (Grand daughter) of Caro,
Mary Ann Fick (Mother) of Marlette,
Keith & Karen Fick (Father) of Fairview,
Linda Fick (Sister) of Caro,
Julie Fick (Sister) of Carlsbad, NM.,
Several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by brother Heath Fick.

Cremation will take place at May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 1:00pm at Marlette First United Methodist.

In lieu of flowers, donation can be given to the family.

Visitation will be held on Monday from 12noon to 1pm at Church.

 

Maxwell E. Klohn, 91, of Sandusky passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, March 10, 2016 in Watertown Township. Mr. Klohn has lived in Sandusky since 1980 and was previously from Snover area.

He was born June 8, 1924 in Deckerville, Michigan, son to the late Horace and Bernice (Bishop) Klohn.

Mr. Klohn graduated from Sandusky High School in 1943 and attended M.S.U. ,where he received his Farrier certification.

Max married Arlette M. Teets July 1, 1944 in Sandusky.

He was a farrier and farmer most of his life and also worked at Yale Rubber for 14 years.

He enjoyed riding saddle horses, racing horses, just being outside and spending time, with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Arlette of 72 years of marriage,
Carol Haupt (daughter) of Grand Rapids,
Susan (Dennis) Samson (daughter) of Sandusky,
Alan Hoag (son-in-law) of Sandusky,
Joyce Burras (sister) of Long Beach, CA.
9 Grandchildren,
15 Great Grandchildren,
1 Great Great Grandchild,
Several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter Jane Hoag.

Cremation will take place at May Memorial Crematory Port Huron.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be donated to the horrarium of your choice.

 

Ruth A. Gould, age 100, of Waterford, formerly of Marlette passed away peacefully, Monday, March 7, 2016 at Estabrooks of Haven Crest in White Lake, Michigan.

She was born December 7, 1915 in Marlette, Michigan to John and Eva (Prowse) Cousins.

She graduated from Marlette High School in 1933.

Ruth was united in marriage to Robert G. Gould March 24, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. He preceded her in death December 12, 2002.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church for many years.

Mrs. Gould worked for the Polewachs Clothing Store in Marlette and J.C. Penny’s in Waterford for several years.

She enjoyed china painting, sewing, crocheting and gardening.

Dear mother of daughter Carol (Gary) Bejin of Waterford and the late James Gould & daughter-in-law Janet Gould.
Grandmother of Troy (Joycelynn) Hewitt, Scott (Jennifer) Hewitt, Lucinda (Dwain) Camp and Michelle (Gregg) Fracassa. Ruth is also survived by 11 great grandchildren, faithful & loving niece, Lois Anne McAbee, brother-in-law William Williams, as well as several nephews & nieces. Ruth was preceded in death by parents, husband, two brothers, Lawrence & Raymond Cousins, sister Lorraine Williams, three step brothers, Alton, Donald & Lawrence Metzer and son-in-law James Hewitt.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 11, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Williams Lake Church of Nazarene, 2840 Airport Rd., Waterford, Michigan, with Pastor Daniel Wine officiating.

Burial will follow the funeral at 3:30pm in Marlette Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be given to Williams Lake Church of Nazarene, 2840 Airport Rd., Waterford, Michigan, 48329 or Trinity United Methodist Church, 6440 Maceday Dr., Waterford,Michigan, 48329.

Visitation will be held prior to the service on Friday at Williams Lake Church of Nazarene from 9:30am to 11am.

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 


 

 

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