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Jean Arrow

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Edward  E.   Hilborn

Garry   E.   Craig

Steven  L.   Gyomory Sr.

Maxine Curtiss

Truman  A.   Terpenning

Robert Guigar

Hazel Morris

Eugene  R.  Nadai

Sidney Fishell

Kathleen  K.  Skelton

Marjorie (Chard) Dickinson

Douglas Hill

Patricia  M.  Izydorek

Catherine  M.  Steele

Jennifer Downing-Hyde

Kenneth Pringle

Imogene Cork

John Anton III

Lovina  Lou   Huffman

Hubert  G.  Howell

L.  Elaine  Collins

Robert  D.  Fick

Maxwell  E.  Klohn

Ruth  A.   Gould

Lorna  M.  Andrews

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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.

 

Lorna M. Andrews, 80, of Caro, Michigan, died Monday, March 7, 2016 at Marlette Hospice Residence in Marlette, Michigan.

She and her husband Lyle have lived in Caro, Michigan since 1965 and were previously from the Marlette area.

Mrs. Andrews was born October 7, 1935, Caro, Michigan daughter to William and Mary Jane (McCrea) Fuller.

Lorna, married Lyle W. Andrews February 21, 1953, in Angola, Indiana.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Caro and Holy Family Parish, St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Marlette.

She enjoyed traveling, shopping, playing the lotto, going to casinos and out to dinner.

Lorna is survived by her husband Lyle of 63 years of marriage
Rick Andrews and Kathy Murphy (Son) of Caro
Tarry & Dennis Higgins (Daughter) of Peck
Seven grandchildren
Seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son Kyle Andrews, grand daughter Monica Sopha, brothers Harrison & Ralph Shotwell, sisters Wanda B. Rogers and Virginia Baker.

A scripture service will be held Friday, March 11, 2016 at 5:00 P.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Fr. Bob Schikora and Elder Gary Wesch officiating.

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

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to United Hospice Service, 2770 Main, P.O. Box 307, Marlette, Michigan 48453.

Visitation will be held on Friday 2pm to 5pm at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette.

 

Edward Paul Burack, 91, of Brown City, died Thursday, March 3, 2016 at McLaren Port Huron Hospital in Port Huron, Michigan.
He was born March 15, 1924 in North Branch, Michigan the son of the late Domonick and Eva (Labanowski) Burack.
He was a lifelong area resident and served in the U.S. Army where he was a Golden Glove Boxer in 1942.
Edward married Helen Kennedy on March 1, 1947 in Detroit.
He was a member of the Peck American Legion Post 489.
Edward retired as a Journeyman Carpenter and a member of the Union Local 687.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Helen,
Judy Hamblin (daughter) of Sandusky,
Ricky & Patty Burack (son) of Brown City,
Bobby & Mary Burack (son) of Brown City,
Wanda Latarski (sister) of Sterling Heights,
10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Larry and his wife Cheryl, son in law, Ricky Hamblin, grandson, Dax Hamblin, brothers, Tony, Hank and sisters, Helen, Francis, Eleanor and Jenny.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky on Sunday from 1 - 8 PM and on Monday from 10 - 11 AM

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 7, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky.
Pastor Jerry Griggs will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Elk Township Cemetery in Peck.
Memorial may be made to any organization of the donors personal choice.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Christine Ann Gilkerson, 61, of Sandusky, died Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Sanilac Medical Care Facility in Sandusky, Michigan.
She was born July 13, 1954 in Almont, Michigan the daughter of the late Floyd and Mary (DeFelice) Bissett.
She was a lifelong area resident and 1972 graduate of Brown City High School.
Christine was a member of the Hope Lutheran Church, Marlette.

She is survived by:
Craig & Jane Jacobson (son) of Sandusky,
Eric & Becky Smiley (son) of Lapeer,
Phyliss Bissett (step mother) of Brown City,
Brothers, Joseph & Linda Bissett of Capac,
Gregory Bissett of Peck,
Timothy & Cheri Bissett of Peck
Sister, Sally & Kerry Jacobs of Columbiaville,
Step Brothers, Robert & Mary Ann McNary, Donald McNary, Ronald McNary & Liz,
Step Sisters, Karen Bissett & Tom, Vicky & Allan Burgess, Tammy & Jim Siegler,
Special Friends, Suzy Phillips, Dan Gilkerson,
and 8 Grandchildren, Lyndsey, Erykah, Matthew, Ahmari, Callie, Olivia, Elle, and Mia.
Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Cremation has taken place at the May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at Hope Lutheran Church, Juhl Rd., Marlette.
Rev. Christopher Laughlin will be officiating.
Visitation will be held at Hope Lutheran Church, Juhl Rd., Marlette on Saturday from 11 AM - 1 PM

Memorial suggestion to the Sanilac Medical Care Facility.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com. \

 

 

 

 

Paul T. Appel, 54, life long resident of Marlette, died Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak Campus in Royal Oak, Michigan.
He was born June 28, 1961 in Marlette, Michigan, son to Russell and Carolyn (Urban) Appel.
He graduated from Marlette High School in 1979.
Paul married Mary Jo Raven July 24, 1982 in Marlette.
Mr. Appel worked for Carl Miller Farms for 23 years, Ditech in Imlay city for 10 years and the past 4 years for Pinnacle Foods, Inc. also in Imlay City.
Paul was a member of New Life Gospel Church.
He enjoyed family, fishing, shooting his cannon, laughing and teasing others.

He is survived by his loving wife Mary Jo,
Joel & Penny Appel (Son) of Marlette,
Richard D. Appel (Son) of Marlette,
Teresa & Dale Schwerin (Sister) of Attica,
Harold & Ann Raven (Father & Mother-in-law) of Marlette,
Shelly & Brent Laursen (Sister-in-law) of Deford,
Wendy & Bob Cameron (Sister-in-law) of Decker,
Several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by infant triplets, Leslie, Sarah & David, parents Russell & Carolyn Appel, brothers Andrew & Leslie Appel.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Pastor Robert Keyworth officiating. Burial will be in the Juhl Cemetery in Marlette.
Donations may be given to the family.

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

 

Sharon  K.  Shelton, age 68, of Kingston, Michigan, died peacefully Monday, February 22, 2016 at her home in Koylton Township.

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

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Donations may be given to Marlette Baptist Church.

 


Evelyn Lillian (Schneider) Kraft died at home on Sunday, February 21, 2016 surrounded by her family in death as she had been in life. She leaves her children, Barbara Kenny (and Lon), Janet Kraft, Karen Kraft (and John Karavias), John Kraft (and Sara Wood-Kraft), Helene Kraft (and Don Spinks), Matthew Kraft (and Debra), as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were husband of 60 years, Max, her son Paul, her younger sister Irene Bullock and parents Alfred John Schneider and Anna Clara Hattie (Caroffino) Schneider.
Born on a farm in Germania Township August 7, 1923, Evelyn first attended Germania country school then graduated from Marlette High School in 1941. She moved to Detroit where she completed nurse’s training in 1944 then worked as a registered nurse before returning to Marlette where she married Max Kraft September 7, 1946. She was employed as a nurse for Dr. Gift and later at the Marlette Community Hospital. Later, she and Max became co-owners of the Marlette Greenhouses.
Evelyn was a long time member of the Germania Lutheran Church where she was a member of The Ladies Aid. She was also a member of The Marlette Mother’s Club, GFWC and The Germania Silver Stars 4-H Club. More recently, Evelyn joined the Marlette Presbyterian Church where she contributed to the monthly community lunches and participated in fabrication and blessing of many prayer quilts for the extended church family. Evelyn was also a participant in The Harvard Nurses' Health Study.
Her grandchildren are: Meegan Lange, Chad (and Marie) Kenny, Sarah (and Allen) Strawn, Amalea K. (and Gabriel) Vega, Alaina K. (and Daniel) Vavrick, Andreana K. Karavias, Jennifer L. Kraft (and Nathan Boone), Alexandria (and Aaron) Luneke, Jacob R. Spinks, Rebecca K. Spinks and Michaela K. Kraft.
Great grandchildren are: Zachary, McKenzie, Ariya, Mataya, Joshua, Ziana, Eden, Eliezer, Elia, Caleb, Bennett and Evelyn.
She will be remembered for her generosity and her capacity for love. The family invites you to share their appreciation of her, their sadness at the loss of her, and their recognition of her firm belief in the Life Everlasting.
Public Visitation Wednesday Feb. 24 from 2:00-8:00 PM and Funeral services Thursday Feb. 25 11:00 AM, both at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with a community meal at the Marlette Presbyterian Church. Please come celebrate her life.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Nancy Lee Sundquist, 77, of North Branch, died Saturday, February 20, 2016 at her home in North Branch, Michigan.
She was born May 26, 1938 in Pontiac, Michigan the daughter of the late Maurice and Pauline (Turner) Bays.
She moved to the North Branch area in 2002 from Orion Township.
Nancy married Russell H. Sundquist on January 30, 1998 in Marlette.
She was a member of the Faith Community Church, North Branch.
Nancy enjoyed Shopping, Gardening, Watching Television and Sewing Blankets.

She is survived by her husband Russell,
David & Anita Hutchinson (Son) of Alabama,
Brenda & Roy Fick (Daughter) of North Branch,
William & Diane Hutchinson (Son) of Brown City,
Linda Teets (Daughter) of Marlette,
Michael Hutchinson (Son) of Marlette,
Stepson, Gilbert & Melissa Sundquist of Clarkston,
Stepdaughters, Vicki James of Hazel Park,
Marsha Ochocki of Minnesota,
Carla & Terry Black of Clarkston,
Rhonda & John Johnston of Jeddo,
Robert & Lola Bays (Brother) of Clifford,
Many Grand, Great Grand, Step and Step Great Grandchildren,
Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by brothers Melvin and William Bays.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette on Monday from 2 - 4 PM and 6 - 8 PM and on Tuesday from 10 - 11 AM.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette.
Rev. Brent Jerome will be officiating.
Burial will be in the West Burlington Cemetery in Silverwood.
Memorial suggestions to the American Heart Association or Faith Community Church, North Branch.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

James R. Magraw, age 73, life long farmer, of Marlette, Michigan died Sunday, February 14, 2016 at St.Mary's of Michigan Medical Center in Saginaw. Mr. Magraw has lived in Marlette Township the past 40 years and was previously from Plymouth, Michigan.

He was born April 13, 1942 in Plymouth, Michigan son to the late Russell and Janet (Waldecker) Magraw.

He graduated from Plymouth High School in 1960 and went on to M.S.U.where he received his Agriculture degree.

He married Terry L. Mettetal April 8, 1967 in Plymouth.

Mr. Magraw was a member of Pepsi-cola Collectible Club.

James enjoyed collecting Pepsi-cola memorabilia, going to antique shows and most of all, spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife Terry of 49 years of marriage,
Michelle & Todd Collins (Daughter) of Grand Blanc,
Dave & Shellie Magraw (Brother) of Marlette,
Rob Magraw (Brother) of Marlette,
Grandchildren Dillion,Chase and Page Collins of Grand Blanc.

He was preceded in death by his parents Russell and Janet R. Magraw.

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

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Donations may be given to the family.

 


Paul A. Davidson, age 89 , passed away peacefully Saturday, February 13, 2016 at his home in Applegate, Michigan.
He was born January 28, 1927 in Douglas, Arizona, son to the late Fred and Grace (Hillman) Davidson.
He was a 1947 graduate of Sandusky High School, and served his country in U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He married Barbara E. Titman January 26, 1957 in Sandusky, Michigan.
Paul worked as Mail Carrier before becoming Bank Manager for Wolverine, NBD and Chase Banks in Peck, Michigan.
Mr. Davidson was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Lexington, Peck American Legion Post 489, life member of Custer Mason Lodge 393, Charter member of Peck Booster Club, Boy Scouts of America, where he received Silver Beaver Scout award, he was on the Orchard Hall Executive Board, Peck Village Council, and was a DNR Safety Instructor.
He enjoyed hunting, gardening, volunteering, especially for United Hospice Service and most of all, spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his loving wife Barbara of 59 years of marriage,
Stephen & Karen Davidson (son) of Pittsburgh, PA.,
Mark & Ann Davidson (son) of Applegate,
Paula Davidson (daughter) of Sandusky,
Michael & Tracy Davidson (son) of Kentwood,
Jeanette Babcock (sister) of Sandusky,
Dave & Kathleen McEwen and family (special friends) of Port Huron,
Grandchildren, Ryan (Kim), Erik, Jacob, Emily, Riley, Alexandra & Thomas Davidson
and Ashleigh (Keith) Smiley.
Great Grandchildren, Devyn Taylor, Hayden & Grayson Davidson,
Iva Davidson (sister-in-law) of Sandusky,
Oley Davidson (sister-in-law) of California,
Ron & Joyce Titman (brother-in-law) of Newborough, England.

He was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Grace Davidson, brothers Roy, Louie, and Fred and sister Erna Young.

A Peck American Legion service was held on Tuesday at 6:00 PM followed by a Masonic service at 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Lexington, Michigan, with Rev. Kay Houck officiating.

Burial was in the Zion Cemetery in Watertown with full military honors.
In lieu of flowers, donation may be given to Trinity Episcopal Church or the Peck Athletics Program.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

Casey L. Wilczak, age 62, of Marlette, formerly of Clifford died Monday, February 7, 2016 at his home in Marlette.

He was born July 5, 1962 in Saginaw, Michigan son to the late Casmer and Marie (Hollenbeck) Wilczak.

He worked at Champion Bus & Coach in Inlay City for several years, retirering in 2016.

He is survived by his son Cory Wilczak of Marlette, brotherTim & Julie Wilczak of Deford , sisters Bonnie Abbasspour of Otisville and Penny Kay Wilczak of Lapeer and special puppy Ty.

He was preceded in death by his parents Casmer & Marie Wilcak and brother Daniel Wilczak.

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

No services will be held.

Donation may be given to American Cancer Society.

 

Marylee V. Almas, age 74, of Saint Helen, Michigan, pasted away peacefully Friday, February 5, 2016 at her home.

Mrs. Almas has lived in Saint Helen the passed 20 years and was previously from the Marlette area.

She was born March 12, 1941 in Cass City, Michigan daughter to the late Grant and Mahala (Webster) Reehl.

In 1972, Marylee married Bud Almas in Bad Axe, Michigan.

She worked for Walbro Corporation in Cass City for 20 years until her retirement.

She was a member of Marlette Masonic Lodge 343.

She is survived by her husband Bud of 44 years of marriage;
Lori Michalki (Daughter) of Bay City,
1 Sister,
Several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Grant & Mehila Reehl, son Ron Michalski , 2 brothers. and 3 sisters.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Rev. David Mulder officiating.

Burial will be in the West Burlington Cemetery in Silverwood.
Memorials may be donated to Marlette Masonic Lodge 343.

Visiation will be held on Tuesday 1pm to 8pm and Wednesday 10am to 11am.

 

Rick (Dusty) L. Grimes, age 59, of Kingston, Michigan pasted away peacefully Thursday, February 4, 2016 at his home in Kingston. Mr. Grimes lived in Kingston and was previously from the Marlette area.

He was born October 19, 1956 in Marlette, Michigan son to Lowell and Margaret (Nickerson) Grimes.

Rick graduated from Marlette High School in 1974 and received his associate’s degree from Baker College in Flint, Michigan.

He worked as a councilor helping troubled youth at Wolverine Services and Teen Ranch for several years.

Mr. Grimes was an avid collector and enjoyed golfing, watching the Detroit Tigers, sports, hunting, fishing, and most of all, spending time with family and friends.

 

He is survived by his wife Janice of 37 years of marriage;
Lowell & Ashley Grimes (Son) of Adrian,
Thomas & Nicole Grimes (Son) of Flushing,
Marcie & Bill Fritz (Daughter) of Akron,
Sue Powell (Mother) of Kingston,
Danielle & Mark Esterline (Daughter) of Ishpeming,
Tammy & Les King (Sister) of Marlette,
12 Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lowell Thomas Grimes and step father Gerald Powell.

Funeral services will be held Monday, February 8, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Rev. Eric Kilmer officiating.

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

Memorials may be donated to the family.

Visistation will be held on Sunday 1pm to 8pm and Monday 12pm to 1pm at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette.

 

Dale   F.   Phillips , former resident of Decker and 1968 graduate of Marlette High School.

Son of the late Clarence and Thelma Phillips.

James M. Brydon, age 77 of Marlette passed away Friday, January 29, 2016 at Covenant Medical Center - Cooper in Saginaw, Michigan. Mr. Brydon has lived in Marlette since 1962 and was previously from the Detroit area.

He was born May 7, 1938 in Detroit, son to the late Lloyd and Arlene (Wilson) Brydon.
Jim graduated from Cooley High School in 1956 and received his teaching degree from C.M.U. in 1962.

He married Susan J. Hood in August 24, 1962 in Detroit, Michigan.

Mr. Brydon taught Physical Education and World History at Marlette High School 1962 to 1999. He also coached wresting and tumbling team.
He was a member of Marlette First United Methodist Church and C.M.U. Gymnastics Team.
He enjoyed gymnastics, wind surfing, snow boarding, mountain climbing and spending time, with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Sue of 52 years of marriage,
Craig & Byronna Brydon (Son) of Marlette,
Andrew Brydon (Son) of Wheeling, WV,
Patrick Brydon (Son) of Marine City,
Jeb Brydon (Son) of Almont,
William & Joan Brydon (Brother) of Kokomo, MS,
Grandchildren, Courtnie Russell, Kirsten Brydon and Nicole Brydon.

He was preceded in death by his parents Lloyd and Arlene Brydon.

Funeral services will be held Monday, February 1, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. in the Marlette United Methodist Church, with Pastor Dave Mulder officiating.

Burial will be in the Marlette Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Marlette First United Methodist Church or the donation of your choice.

Visitation will be held on Sunday 1pm to 8pm at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette and Monday 1pm to 2pm at Marlette First United Methodist Church.

 

 

Douglas Harding Ruggles, 55, of Deckerville, died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at his home in Deckerville, Michigan.
He was born April 26, 1960 in Port Huron, MI.
He was a lifelong area resident, 1979 graduate of Sandusky High School and earned his Associates Degree from Ferris State University.
Douglas married Deborah Bradley on September 18, 1989 in Bad Axe, MI.
He was working for the ARaymond Tinnerman Company of Rochester Hills.

He is survived by his wife Deborah,
David Ruggles & Kristin Kovach (son) of Sanford,
Adam Ruggles & Kali Muentener (son) of Deckerville,
his granddaughter, Paetyn Ruggles,
Jack & Martha Ruggles (parents) of Sandusky
Mark & MaryLou Ruggles (brother) of Sandusky,
Scott & Andrea Ruggles (brother) of Big Rapids,
Allen & Margaret Bradley (father & mother in law) of Argyle.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky on Sunday from 1 - 9 PM and on Monday from 10 - 11 AM

Funeral services will be held Monday, February 1, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky.
Pastor Jerry Griggs will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Downing Cemetery in Deckerville.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family for establishing a Douglas Ruggles Scholarship.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Clara M. Westover age 70, of Clifford, Michigan, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, January 27, 2016 surrounded by family and friends at Marlette United Hospice Residence in Marlette, Michigan.

She was born April 15, 1945 in Oswego, NY, daughter to the late Charles and Minnie (Dopp) Wills.

She married Brian J. Westover August 16, 1986 in Marlette.

Mrs. Westover worked as an Independent Contractor Title Examiner for many years in the Marlette area, retiring in 2015.

She was a long time member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marlette.

Clara enjoyed traveling, cooking, bird watching and most of all, spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband Brian,
Robert Mark & Jamie Reed (Son) of Marlette,
William & Heidi Westover (Son) of Marlette,
Clinton & Kimberly Westover (Son) of Auburn Hills,
Shane & Ann Westover (Son) of Caro,
Julie & Dirk Holley (Daughter) of Marlette,
Julie Robertson (Daughter) of Colorado,
17 Grandchildren,
4 Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Charles & Minnie Wills and son Richard Reed.

Funeral services will be held Monday, February 1, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marlette, with Pastor David J. Sutton officiating.

Burial will be in the Marlette Cemetery.

Memorials may be donated to Our Savior Lutheran School.

Visitation will be held on Saturday 7pm to 9pm, Sunday 1pm to 8pm at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette and Monday 10am to 11am at Our Savior Lutheran Church also in Marlette.

 

Margaret Elizabeth (Cleland) Gorringe, 97, of Sandusky, died Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Sanilac Medical Care Facility in Sandusky, Michigan.
She was born November 11, 1918 in Deckerville, Michigan the daughter of the late Albert and Jennetta (Decker) Cleland.
She was a 1936 graduate of Deckerville High School and attended Eastern Michigan University.
Margaret married Dr. William Gorringe on May 17, 1940 in Lansing, MI. They celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary before Bill died on July 23, 2010.
Margaret was a loving wife, mother and a dedicated community volunteer; chairing the hospital auxiliary, serving as deacon and elder in the Sandusky Presbyterian Church, and volunteering at the schools. For enjoyment, Margaret loved sewing, music, bridge, gardening, and golf. After Bill's retirement, they moved to Florida for almost 20 years before returning to Michigan 10 years ago.

She is survived by four children:
Dr. Douglas & Robyn Gorringe (son) of Sandusky,
David & Grace Gorringe (son) of St. Paul, Minnesota,
Linda & John Mills (daughter) of New Vernon, New Jersey,
Anita & Dave Kreilein (daughter) of Boca Raton, Florida,
and 8 Grandchildren, Laura Gorringe of Huntington Beach, CA; Mike Gorringe of Sandusky, MI: Brandon Gorringe of St. Paul, MN: Katherine Gorringe of Oakland, CA; Christian Mills of Portland, ME; Harrison Mills of Hoboken, NJ; Taylor Kreilein of Boca Raton, FL and Nick Kreilein of Bloomington, IN.

Interment will be in Downing Cemetery, Deckerville.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Sandusky Presbyterian Church.
Rev. Katja Gruening will be officiating.
Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky on Friday, February 12, 2016 from 4 - 8 PM and on Saturday at Sandusky Presbyterian Church from 10 -11 AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sandusky Presbyterian Church, 104 Lexington Street, Sandusky, MI.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Jacob (Jack) Snyder Jr., 88, of Forester Township, died Monday, January 11, 2016 at Covenant Medical Center - Cooper in Saginaw, Michigan.
He was born June 11, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan the son of the late Jacob and Kate (Wakker) Snyder Sr..
He was a 1945 graduate of Lincoln High School, Warren, and served in the U.S. Army in the occupation forces in Japan.
Jacob married Shiela Russell on September 30, 1950 in Detroit. They moved to this area 16 years ago from Clinton Township.
He worked in the Tool & Die trade and retired from Chrysler Corporation as a supervisor.

He is survived by his wife Shiela,
Charlet & Paul Sinda (daughter) of Wales Twp.,
Donell Snyder (daughter) of Okemos,
Laurel Snyder (daughter) of Clyde Twp.,
3 grandchildren, Eric Snyder, Amanda Sinda and Austin Sinda,
1 great grandchild, Katie Emma Snyder.
Jack and his many stories will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Kim in 1976, a brother Henry and a sister, Daisy Eberle.

Cremation has taken place the Sunset Hills Crematory in Flint.
A Memorial Service may be held at a later date.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Christopher Michael Krupa, 36, of Deckerville, died Monday, January 11, 2016 in Sandusky, Michigan.
He was born March 9, 1979 in Flint, MI., the son of Robert and Pia (Witter) Krupa.
He was a 1997 graduate of Carmen-Ainsworth High School, Flint and moved to this area 4 years ago.
Christopher married Jeannette Conely on March 2, 2012 in Sandusky.
He was a member of Life-Song church.

He is survived by his wife Jeannette,
Robert & Pia Krupa (parents) of Flint,
Hunter Molfield (son) of Swartz Creek,
Kelly & Ryan Schultz (sister) of Grand Blanc.

Cremation has taken place at the May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron.
Memorial services may be held at a later date.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 


Dolores Macklin, 89 of Marlette, Michigan passed away peacefully Saturday January 9, 2016 at the Marlette Regional Hospital Extended Care Facility where she was a resident and under the care of United Hospice Care.
Dolores was born April 6, 1926 in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. Daughter to Albert J. Young and Louise Young, Dolores was the eldest of nine children. Dolores attended high school at Our Lady of LaSalatte Catholic School in Berkley, Michigan where she graduated in 1944.
Dolores met Bill Macklin at a church dance and they were married on October 16, 1948. Together they lived in Detroit, Bad Axe, Harbor Beach, and finally came and settled in Marlette, Michigan in 1957. It was in Marlette that she raised her family of thirteen children - seven boys and six girls.
Aside from being a wife, mother, homemaker, and religious guide Dolores fulfilled several career opportunities including service at the Marlette Bakery, the Green Thumb and the Thumb Area Consortium. She also worked in Sales for the Chamberlain Shoe Store and Wilson's Jewelers.
Dolores had a heart for her community. She volunteered fifteen years for Marlette Hospital Gray Ladies with friend and co-worker, Antoinette Drzewiecki. Dolores was a member and parishioner of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church and belonged to the Catholic Women's Group, the Alter Society. She also volunteered her time for Red Cross blood drives.
Dolores enjoyed social events with family and friends. She belonged to a card club, where she enjoyed Pinochle and Euchre. Some of her favorite memories were of times spent playing rummy with her children and grandchildren. Dolores was an avid book reader; she particularly enjoyed mysteries by Daniel Steele and Agatha Christy. She loved a good cup of coffee or a glass of wine. Dolores also enjoyed trips to the shore line and fall drives with dear friends, Frank and Toni Drzewiecki. She was always praying for others in any event and was a prayer warrior. She enjoyed talking with and helping others. She was always a compassionate person and the true sunlight of her family.
Dolores was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers and four sisters; sons, Bill Macklin Jr., Michael Macklin, and Tom Macklin; daughter, Susan Birkenbach. She is survived by five daughters, Denine and Ron Dennis of Grand Junction, Colorado, Kathy Macklin of Traverse City, Michigan, Linda Fuson of Clio, Michigan, Peggy and Bill Heiser of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and Ann and Tim Bower of Marlette, Michigan; four sons, Pat and Liz Macklin of Little Elm, Texas, Tim Macklin of Davison, Michigan, Mark Macklin of Grand Junction, Colorado, and Bob Macklin of Yale, Michigan; fifteen grandsons; twelve granddaughters; twenty-three great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and her lifetime best friend Antoinette Drzewiecki.

A visitation service will be held for Mary Dolores Macklin at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette on Monday January 11, 2016 from 1 pm to 8 pm with Scripture and Rosary at 7:30 pm. Visitation will also be held at Holy Family Parish, St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church in Marlette on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 between 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm with a funeral service given by Father Bob at the church starting at 1:30 pm. Following the service, burial will be at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church Cemetery. Immediately following the burial, a luncheon will be held at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church hall, next to the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: United Hospice Service, 2770 Main Street, P.O. Box 307, Marlette, Michigan 48453.

Our family would like to thank everyone involved in our mother's care while residing in ECF at Marlette Regional Hospital and for her very personal care while in her last days with help from United Hospice Care. Her care was handled with such professionalism from a very caring and compassionate team of hard working people. We are forever grateful to you all.

Thank you and God Bless,
The Family of Dolores Macklin




 

 

Wayne Lee Nauka, age 77, of Detroit,MI, passed away suddenly January 5, 2016, at Beaumont-Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn,MI. He had been recovering from pneumonia at Henry Ford Village Rehab, in Dearborn.

He was born on February 25, 1938 and is survived by his loving Mother, Eleanor Nauka.

Mr. Nauka served his country in the U.S. Army Reserves 70th. Tank Divsion 1963 to 1967.

Wayne attended Detroit Public Schools, graduating from Chadsey High School. He earned his BBS degree in Mortuary Science from Wayne State University.

He enjoyed his hobbies of collecting coins and special glass pieces. He was a lover of birds and animals and owned several.

Wayne managed and retired from the Town Center Office of Comerica Bank after 35 years of service.

Also surviving, Elizabeth and Henry Nauka (Aunt and Uncle) of Commerce Twp. and many first and second Cousins in the Janowski and Nauka families.

Wayne was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Nauka, his Grandparents, Mary and Louis Nauka, and Mary and Frank Janowski. Aunts and Uncles - John Nauka, Louis and Iva Nauka, Edward Nauka, Chester and Mary Janowski and Gus and Mary Janowski.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm in Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Rev. Douglas Richardson officiating.

Burial will be in the Moshier Cemetery in Hemans.

Memorials to Sanilac County Humane Society.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday 1pm to 2pm at Marsh Funeral Chapel.

Pall Bearers - Thomas Janowski, David Nauka, Steve Nauka, Brad Haag, Thomas Nauka and Joe Santancelo.

 

Delores R. Haag, age 81, of Marlette, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 3, 2016 in Marlette Extended Care Facility in Marlette, Michigan.

She and her husband moved to Marlette in 1963 and was previously for the Clawson, Michigan area.

She was born Royal Oak, Michigan, daughter to the late Richard and Emily (Garber) Kimes.

She graduated from Clawson High School in 1952.

She married Emory Haag June 29, 1963 in Clawson, Michigan. He preceded her in death on November 29, 2007.

Delores was a member of Marlette First United Methodist Church and Marlette Regional Hospital Lady’s Auxiliary.

She is survived by he son Steven & Mary Ruth Haag of Mins, Florida.

Mrs. Haag is preceded in death by her parents Richard & Emily Kimes, husband Emory, sister Diane Gamble and half brother Stanley Kimes.

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

A memorials service will be held at at later date.

Memorials may be donated to Marlette Regional Hospital.

 

Leonard E. Wood, age 86 of Brown City, Flynn Township passed away Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Christenson Care A.F.C. home in Marlette.
He was born February 14, 1929 in Silverwood, Michigan son to the late Ross and Neva (Brink) Wood.
He graduated from Mayville High School in 1946, where he enjoyed playing Tuba in the marching band.
He severed his country honorably in the United States Marine Corps 1947 to 1951.
Leonard married Beverly Davis - Hayward in Flint, Michigan. She preceded him in death October 12, 2009.
Mr. Wood farmed and worked 15 years at Pontiac GM Fisher Body Plant until his retirement.
He attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brown City.
He is survived by:
Mark Wood (Son) of Petoskey,
Raymond & Linda Wood (Son) of Fenton,
Jenny & Frank Kesler (Daughter) of Prescott, AZ.,
Roberta Salisbury (Daughter) of Lake Orion,
Joyce & Don Yax (Daughter) of Brown City,
Christina & Archie Lobdell (Daughter) of Mayville,
Cindy Deiber (Daughter) of Santa Nella, CA.,
Ruth & Paul Becht (Daughter) of Streetsboro, OH.,
Deborah Wood (Daughter) of West Branch,
Gary & Lisa Hayward (Step Son) of Flushing,
Randy Hayward (Step Son) of Applegate,
Rozann Geno (Step Daughter) of Port Huron,
Donna Marion (Step Daughter) Grand Blanc,
Francis Wood (Brother) of Tawas City,
Shirley Davies (Sister) of Marlette,
30 Grandchildren,
38 Great Grandchildren,
6 Step Grandchildren,
4 Step Great Grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents Ross & Neva , wife Beverly, brother Walter and sister Jean Howard.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 11:00am in Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette, with Fr. Mark Prill officiating.
Memorials may be donated to Marlette V.F.W. Post 4837.
Burial will follow the funeral at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Brown City.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday 1pm to 8pm and Wednesday 10am to 11am at Marsh Funeral Chapel Marlette.

Duane M. Houthoofd, 85, of Sandusky, died Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Marlette Long Term Care Facility in Marlette, Michigan.
He was born January 18, 1930 in Akron, Michigan the son of the late Alphonse and Iva (Frances) Houthoofd.
He was a graduate of Unionville High School and served in the U.S. Army.
Duane married Velma Jean Gage on August 1, 1953 in Wisner, MI. She died on September 28, 2014. They moved to this area in 1978 from Unionville.
He was a farmer and worked for Sanilac County Community Mental Health for 15 years.

He is survived by
Eric & Shirley Houthoofd (son) of Sandusky,
Evan Houthoofd (son) of Sandusky,
Elyn & John Gill (daughter) of Kingston,
4 Grandchildren, Anna Mae & James Mazunda, Joshua Houthoofd & Jessica Tedhams, Tamara & Robert Creager, and Ian & Stephanie Gill,
4 Great Grandchildren, Olivia, Libwe, Zachary, and Ivy.

Besides his wife and parents he was preceded in death by a daughter in law, Brenda and a brother, Lynn.
Cremation has taken place at the May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron.
Memorial services will be held Friday, January 8, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky on Friday from 12 - 2 PM

Memorial suggestion to the Family Discretionary Fund.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 


David Allen Hutchins, 78, of Marlette, died Sunday, December 20, 2015 at his home.
He was born May 26, 1937 in Marlette, Michigan the son of the late Ward and Arvella (Foster) Hutchins.
He was a 1955 graduate of Marlette High School and lived in Marlette the majority of his life spending, 1997 - 2012 in Luzerne, MI.
David married Mary Lou Schad on November 23, 1957 in Angola, Indiana.
He worked at Eastman Mattress and Furniture and owned and operated Marlette Seat & Upholstery Company for many years.
David enjoyed Bowling, Hunting, being at the cabin, and most of all his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Mary,
Tonya & Dan Krueger (Daughter) of Marlette,
Yvonne & Don Pallas (Daughter) of Marlette,
Stacie & Jamie Ebner (Daughter) of Marlette,
Grandchildren, Michael, Shaina, Rachel, Cody, Danielle (Graham), Ashley,
Great Grandchildren, Dayton and Lincoln.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Michele.
Cremation has taken place at the May Memorial Crematory in Port Huron.

Memorial Services will be held on Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM at the Grace Bible Church, Marlette.
Pastor Michael Hollenbeck will be officiating.
Memorial suggestion to the United Hospice of Marlette.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette, www.marshfuneral.com.


 

 


Shirley Ann Schultz, 82, of Sandusky, died Thursday, December 10, 2015 at Autumnwood of Deckerville in Deckerville, Michigan.
She was born April 24, 1933 in Peck, Michigan the daughter of the late Bert and Anna (Daws) Johnston.
She was a lifelong area resident and graduate of Peck High School.
Shirley married Marvin Schultz on May 23, 1953 at the Elk Presbyterian Church, Peck. He died on May 30, 1997.
She was a member of the Heritage United Methodist Church, Snover.
Shirley loved to Quilt.

She is survived by
Sharon & Roger Gerstenberger (daughter) of Sandusky,
Dale & Carol Schultz (son) of Sandusky,
Barbara & Jeffrey Mohr (daughter) of Sandusky,
Beverly & Albert Gusa (daughter) of Harbor Beach,
Thomas Schultz (son) of Sandusky,
Lucky Warren (son in law) of Sandusky,
Marian Strickler (sister) of Prescott,
12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Kay Warren, brothers, Earl, Russell, Donald and Roy Johnston and sisters, Erva Fletcher and Lela Thomas.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky on Sunday from 2 - 9 PM and on Monday from 10 - 11 AM
Funeral services will be held Monday, December 14, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky.
Pastor Dale Barber will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Moore Township Cemetery in Snover.
Memorial suggestion to the United Hospice or Heritage United Methodist Church, Snover.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Robert D. Darling, age 81, of Marlette, life long area farmer, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at Marlette Hospice Residence in Marlette, Michigan.

He was born September 24, 1934 in Decker, son to the late Owen and Martha (Mark) Darling.

He graduated from Marlette High School in 1952.

He married Norretta Fenner October 14, 1961 in Port Huron.

Mr. Darling was a member of N.R.A., Sanilac Farm Bureau, Black River Antique Power Club & Thumb Two Cylinder Club.

Robert enjoyed collecting old tractors, reading and most of all, spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Norretta of 54 years of marriage;
Karen & Phil Rea (Daughter) of Northville,
John & Debra Darling (Son) of Snover,
Ronald & Amy Darling (Son) of Snover,
Gerald & Sue Darling (Brother) of Florida,
Fred & Pat Darling (Brother) of Marlette,
Jim & Violet Darling (Brother) of Filion,
Norma Cryderman (Sister) of Waterford,
6 Grandchildren, Christian, Meaghan, Easton, Kaitlyn, Grace and Jeremy.

He was preceded in death by his parents Owen & Martha Darling, brothers Don & Mark Darling and sister Mary Geister.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Rev. Dave Coleman officiating.

Burial will be in the Marlette Cemetery.

Donations may given to United Hospice Service, 2770 Main, P.O. Box 307, Marlette,MI. 48453.

Visitation will be held on Friday 2pm to 8pm and Saturday 10am to 11am at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette.

 

Bernie Thom, age 69, of Gladwin passed away unexpectedly Saturday, December 5, 2015 at his home in Gladwin, Michigan. Mr. Thom and his wife have lived in Gladwin the past 15 years and were previously from the Marlette area.

He born October 3, 1946 in Cass City, Michigan son to Gustav and Irma (Smith) Thom.

He graduated from Marlette High School in 1964.

Mr. Thom served his country in the U.S. Army as a medic during the Vietnam War.

In 1982 he married Sheila Struble in Marlette.

Bernie worked as a truck driver for Roadway Express for 12 years, retiring in 2000. He also worked for Bob Lindsay Excavating and helped on Gus Thom farm.

He is survived by his wife Sheila of 33 years of marriage,
Irma Thom (Mother),
Karl Thom (Brother),
Charlotte & Lyle Brockway (Sister),
Several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gustav E. Thom.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Pastor Michael Hollenbeck officiating.

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

Memorials may be donated to Marlette V.F.W. Post 4837.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday 6pm to 8pm and Thursday 11am to 2pm at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette.

 

Samuel M. Robertson, age 86 of Decker, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Marlette Hospice Residence.
He was born October 21, 1929 in Union, Ohio son to the late Clarence and Leah (Romick) Robertson.
Mr. Robertson served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

He married Sandra K. Baatz, she preceded him in death in 2002.
Samuel enjoyed woodworking, hunting and most of all, working on tractors.

He is survived by:
Tom Robertson (Son) of Big Lake Alaska,
Tim Robertson and Lila Draper (Son) of Marlette,
Thad Robertson (Son) of Big Lake Alaska,
Debra & Matthew Fischer (Daughter) of Marlette,
Many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Sandra, son Terry and daughter Tammy.

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

No services will be held.

Memorials may be donated to Marlette United Hospice Service.

 

Clarence A. Pettit Jr., age 47, of Marlette, passed away suddenly Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at his home in Marlette. Mr. Pettit has lived in Marlette the past 17 years and was previously from Brown City, Michigan.

He was born January 5, 1968 in Lapeer, Michigan son to the late Clarence and Carole (Wright) Pettit Sr.

He married Clara J. McCombs August 27, 2005 in Sandusky, Michigan.

Mr. Pettit was a welder and self employed truck driver.

He enjoyed riding his motor cycle and spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Clara,
Christopher Cowell (Son) of Columbiaville,
Kala Cowell (Daughter) of Columbiaville,
Amanda Pettit (Daughter) of Columbiaville,
Aurelia Pettit (Daughter) of Big Rapids,
Kasside McCombs (Daughter) of Marlette,
Katherine Wright (Daughter) of Marlette,
Tiffiani Pettit (Daughter) of Marlette,
William Pettit (Brother) of Arkansas,
Helen Cox (Sister) of Ohio,
Grandchildren , Ashton, Christian, Christopher, BreAyna and Macey.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence A. Pettit Sr., and his mother, Carole J. Wright, son Jonathan, grandson Damion and brother Jeffrey.

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

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the Marlette V.F.W. Hall, 2942 Main St., Marlette, Mi. 48453.

Visitation will be held on Saturday 1pm to 2pm also at Marlette V.F.W. Hall.

Memorials may be donated to the family.

 

Teddy Kelledes, age 72, of Marlette, passed unexpectedly at her home Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

Theodora was born in Aleksandrow, Poland on February 11, 1943 to the late Tadeusz and Stanislawa (Sobulska) Dresler and preceded in death by her brothers Jurek and Witold Dresler.

Teddy worked many years at Teales' Cafe and Marlette Regional Hospital.

She was a strong, vivacious, and kind woman who loved her family and was always helping others. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew her.

A celebration of her life will take place on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 11:00am in Marsh Funeral Chapel, 2675 Main St., Marlette, Michigan 48453, with Pastor Michael Hollenbeck officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette from 1:00pm to 8:00pm Friday and 10:00am to 11:00am on Saturday.

Graveside service will follow the service at Marlette Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the honorarium of your choice.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, James Kelledes; daughter, Kristine McMurray of Morrisville, NC; daughter, Sandra Jones of Marlette; son, Dennis Kelledes and wife Vicky of Holly Springs, NC; son, Robert Kelledes of Milford, DE; son, Jack Kelledes and wife Pride of Deltona, FL; daughter, Diane Kelledes-Chabot and husband Ed of Sterling Hts; son, Steven Kelledes of Orchardville,Il; and brother Richard Dresler and wife Peggy of Westland; fourteen grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

"You loved angels and now you are an angel".

Donald E. Somsel, 77, United States Marine, passed away and went to be with the Lord on November 30, 2015.
Donald or "Papa Don" as his friends and family have known him, was born in Nessen City, Michigan on April 8, 1938 to Lillian Milliron and Hearl Somsel.

He was a loving father to three daughters and one son; Debra Barauskas of Hobe Sound, Florida, Sharie Rutherford of Denver, Colorado, Kelly Ramsey of Flint, Michigan and Donald "Donnie" Vern Somsel (deceased). Father-in-law to Thomas Barauskas, Scott Rutherford (deceased) and James Ramsey. Grandfather to Anthony Barauskas, Sydney Rutherford, Stephanie LaMay, Taylor Ramsey, Blake Ramsey, Teri Rutherford-Bagwell (Aaron Bagwell) and Dan Rutherford. Great Grandfather to Braelyn Sleder, Timothy Bagwell, Annika Bagwell and Alexander Bagwell and loving uncle to several nieces and nephews.

He is survived by his older brother, Robert Somsel of Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Married to Sandra D'Angelo - Somsel, 1957 -1971.

Don served in the United States Marines from 1956 - 1958. He was a resident of Marlette, Michigan for the past 40 years where he was blessed with the friendship of many, many loyal and loving residents. Don was a true shining star in the community.

He was a Licensed Builder, Master Plumber, Class A Boilermaker, Partner of Somsel Brothers Construction, Partnered in business with Lynn's Custom Homes, ACC and "jack of all trades".

He is especially remembered as an incredible friend, creator, mentor and father figure to many. A remarkable man who lived a remarkable life and served as everyone's "go to guy". Don's immediate family was with him when he passed.

A celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Eddies G's in Marlette, Michigan.

Memorial donations in Don's honor can be made to United Hospice, a non-profit organization, located at 2770 Main Street, Marlette, Michigan 48453. United Hospice provided outstanding care and kindness in his final days.

Papa Don, you will live on in our memory and will surely be missed by all. You really did make a difference in the world.


 


Owen Earl Conely, 78, of Sandusky, died Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Autumnwood of Deckerville in Deckerville, Michigan.
He was born June 14, 1937 in Brown City, Michigan the son of the late Orval and Mildred (Gross) Conely.
He was a liflong area resident and 1955 graduate of Croswell High School.
Owen Married Priscilla Pattee on December 24, 1955 in Carsonville. She died on March 17, 1992. He married Joyce Hilborn on April 30, 1993 in Sandusky.
He owned and operated Owen Conely Masonry for many years.

He is survived by his wife Joyce,
Gregory Conely (son) of Sandusky,
Lily Sargent (daughter) of Sandusky,
Bernadine & Rob Gutierrez (daughter) of Carsonville,
Rebecca Stauffer (daughter) of Sandusky,
Jeannette & Chris Krupa (daughter) of Deckerville,
David Conely (son) of Sandusky,
Marcia & Jesus Guerrero (daughter) of Texas,

Carla Conely-Walding & Frank (daughter in law) of Lexington,
Sherry & Dave Thompson (stepdaughter) of Texas,
Brenda & James Hull (stepdaughter) of Sandusky,
R.J. & Constance Henry (stepson) of Snover,
Bob & Chery Conely (brother) of Brown City,
Elba & John Sutherland (sister) of Port Sanilac,
Jean & Larry Fletcher (sister) of Ruby,
Numerous grand, great and great great grandchildren,
and many other relatives and friends.

Besides his parents and wife, Priscilla he was preceded in death by a son, Terry Conely, Step Daughter, Denise Anderson, daughter in law, Kimberly Conely, brother, Dale and a Great Grandson, Austin Gabriel.

Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2 - 8 PM at the Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky and on Monday from 10 - 11 AM at the Church.

Funeral services will be held Monday, November 30, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Countryside Free Methodist Church, Sandusky.
Rev. James Willett will be officiating.
Burial will in the Zion Cemetery in Sandusky.
Memorials may be made to any organization of the donors personal choice.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Carl Wilbur Sanford, 84, of Deckerville, died Monday, November 23, 2015 at McKenzie Memorial Hospital in Sandusky, Michigan.
He was born November 5, 1931 in Deckerville, Michigan the son of the late Ray and Pauline (Gough) Sanford.
He was a lifelong area resident and dairy farmer.
Carl was the Valedictorian for the Sandusky High School class of 1949 and earned an Agricuture Technology degree from Michigan State College.

He earned State and American farmer awards in FFA.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1955 - 1957 with time spent in Germany.
Carl married Dorothy Gerber on February 19, 1955 in Sandusky.
He was a member of the Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church, Sandusky, Michigan Milk Producers Association, Holstein Association, and the Farm Bureau.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy,
Brenda Sanford (daughter) of Deckerville,
Jeffrey & Ellen Sanford (son) of Deckerville,
Richard & Mary Sanford (brother) of Deckerville,
Anna Dow (sister) of Wisconsin,
Edna & John McConnachie (sister) of Deckerville,
Betty & Ray Treen (sister) of Indiana,
Catherine Sanford (sister in law) of Georgia,
Hollis Sanford (sister in law) of Sandusky,
7 grandchildren, Danielle Leander, Andrew, Catherine, Abigail, Sophia, Maryanne, and Benjamin Sanford.
Many other relatives and friends.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, Clifton and Harold Sanford, brother in law, Ray Dow.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky on Friday from 2 - 8 PM and on Saturday from 10 - 11 AM
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky
Rev. David Shinbeckler will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Moore Township Cemetery in Snover.
Memorial suggestion to the Deckerville Educational Foundation or Sanilac Medical Care Facility.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Sandusky, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

Betty F. Hennessey, 93, of Oxford, Formerly of Marlette, died Saturday, November 21, 2015 in Lake Orion, Michigan.
She was born July 29, 1922 in Detroit, Michigan the daughter of the late Gilbert and Mary (Lacroix) Mahoney.

She was a graduate of Nazareth College in Kalamazoo.
Betty married Robert J. Hennessey on May 11, 1946 in Mt. Clemens, MI. He died on May 20, 2001.
She was a member of the Holy Family Parish, St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Marlette.

She is survived by
Mary & Bob Puttock (Daughter) of Virginia,
Phyllis & David Chabut (Daughter) of Ohio,
Donna Bussure (Daughter) of Oxford,
Patricia Mahoney (Sister) of Arizona,
9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Besides her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a son, James.


Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette on Tuesday from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM followed by procession to Holy Family Parish, St. Elizabeth Catholic Church for a 1:00 PM Funeral Mass.
Fr. Bob Schikora will be officiating.
Burial will be in the St. Patricks Cemetery in Clifford.
Memorial suggestion to the Family Discretionary Fund.
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette, www.marshfuneral.com

 

 

 

Daniel Allen Adamic, 80, of North Branch, died Saturday, November 21, 2015 in North Branch, Michigan.
He was born October 3, 1935 in Rochester, Michigan the son of the late John and Gertrude (Travnikar) Adamic.
He was a lifelong area resident and 1954 graduate of North Branch High School.
Daniel married Ernestine Rae VanConant on June 25, 1955 in North Branch. She died on February 22, 2009.
He was a bus mechanic for North Branch Community Schools and later for the Wesleyan Academy and would fill in as a bus driver when needed.

He is survived by
Debbie Coulter (Daughter) of North Branch,
Danele Adamic (Daughter) of North Branch,
Daniel & Lori Adamic (Son) of North Branch,
Dianne Chase (Daughter) of North Carolina,
John & Virginia Adamic (Brother) of Silverwood,
Loraine & Morse Tackett (Sister) of North Branch,
7 grandchildren, Randy Coulter, Ryan Coulter, Reed Coulter, Anthony Chase, Matthew Chase, Jessica Murphy, and Jaclyn Adamic.
8 great grandchildren.

Besides his wife and parents he was preceded in death by brothers, William and Norman.

Visitation will be held at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette on Sunday from 1 - 8 PM and on Monday from 11 AM - 1 PM.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 23, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette
Fr. Mark Prill will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Marlette Cemetery in Marlette.
Memorial suggestion to the United Hospice Service of Marlette.
Arrangments by Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette, www.marshfuneral.com.

 

 

 

Thelma E. McKee, age 90, life long resident of Marlette area, passed away peacefully Thursday, November 19, 2015 at Marlette Hospice Residence.

She was born June 20, 1925 in Dryden, Michigan, daughter to the late Gilbert and Ruth (Gass) Talmage.

She graduated from Imlay City High School in 1942 and attended County Normal College where she received her teaching certificate. She also attended C.M.U. and E.M.U.

Thelma taught in several country schools in the area and also farmed.

She married Wendell McKee June 23, 1949 at Bethel Church in Marlette. He preceded her in death April 1, 1993.

Mrs. McKee was a member of Fellowship Bible Church and also volunteered at Marlette United Hospice, where she made quilts and bears.

She enjoyed sewing, quilting, reading, doing puzzles, taking pictures of family and volunteering at the Brown City & North Branch Thrift Shops.

She is survived by:
David McKee (Son) of Marlette,
Renee Wilde (Daughter) of Carleton,
Debra Oliver (Daughter) of Deerfield Township,

Karen & Bruce Chapman (Daughter) of Brown City,
Nettie Talmage (Sister) of Dryden,
Barbara & Joe Dotson (Sister) of Imlay City,
10 Grandchildren,
9 Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Gilbert and Ruth Talmage, husband Wendell, grand daughter Sara K. Oliver and brother Paul Talmage.

Funeral services will be held Monday, November 23, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Fellowship Bible Church, 2935 Peck Road, Brown City, Michigan, with Pastor Dave Engle and Pastor Rich Kriesch officiating.

Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery in North Branch.

Memorials may be donated to Marlette United Hospice Service or The Gideon's.

Visitation will be held on Sunday 1pm to 8pm at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette and Monday 10am to 11am at Fellowship Bible Church.

 

Hazel M. Kelch, age 88, of North Branch, passed away peacefully Monday, November 16, 2015 at Marlette Long Term Care Facility in Marlette, Michigan.

She was born April 28, 1927 in Marlette, daughter to the late Augusta and Elizabeth (Bourdo) Bader.

She married Orval Kelch August 5, 1950 in Marlette. He preceded her in death February 27, 2000.

She was a member of St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in North Branch.

Hazel enjoyed playing cards and games, watching birds, her flowers, taking care of her loving nieces and nephews as if they were her own and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by;

Bob Bowers (Special Companion) of North Branch,

George Bader (Brother) of Lapeer,
Louisa Armstrong (Sister) of North Branch,
Betty Miles (Sister) of Clifford,
Marebeth Miles (Special niece) of North Branch,
Several nieces and nephews,
Her dog Angel.

She was preceded in death by her parents Augusta & Elizabeth Bader, husband Orval, brothers David & Calvin and sisters Rosie, Agnes & Ida.


Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in North Branch, with Fr. Mark Prill officiating.

Burial will be in the Rich Cemetery in Mayville, Michigan.

Memorials may be donated to - Marlette Long Term Care Facililty.

Visitations - Friday 1pm to 8pm at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette and Saturday 10am to 11am at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in North Branch.

A Rosary service will be held Friday night at 7pm at funeral chapel.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 


 

 

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