ALLEN MARK R. age 81, passed away October 27, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Donna (d. 2003). Loving father of Lonnie (Jessica) Allen and Scot (Leslie) Allen. Dear grandfather of Sophie, Sage, Samantha, Avery and Bentley. The family will receive friends 4 9 p.m. Friday at Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 Twelve Mile Rd. (two blocks west of Woodward), Berkley. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial Oakview Cemetery. Memorials to Boy Scouts of America appreciated. Share a memory at www.sawyerfuller.com
DAWN C. BANKS Age 74, of Howell, died Tues. Oct. 29, 2013. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM Sun. Nov. 3, 2013 at the Dryer Funeral Home, Holly, with Pastor Patricia Harton officiating. Visitation will be from 12-2 PM Sun. Mrs. Banks was born in Detroit on Aug. 30, 1939, the daughter of Clyde and Hilda Maude (Rutherford) Pruett. She was an awesome Mom and a very special person. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, kids, animals, and especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Surviving are 4 daughters Debra (Mark) Kozlowski of Milford, Catherine (Mark) Barbee of Taylor, Lisa Banks of Howell, and Cynthia (Rob) Shepherd of Howell; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister Thelma (Ted) Moody of Holly; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Joe Banks, and brothers Jack, Clyde, and James Pruett. www.dryerfuneralhomeholly.com
BEEBE J. TED Born in Indiana, Jerry Theodore Beebe was known since early childhood as "Ted." After graduating from Wabash College, Ted was an automotive engineer and inventor at a variety of Detroit firms. He occupied leadership positions, including Executive Vice President of Knusaga Corp. and CEO of BeebeCo. He was instrumental in developing the iconic Hurst/Olds muscle cars and the 1972 Indianapolis 500 pace car. He enjoyed many hobbies, including collecting, restoring, and touring antique/classic cars, and collecting model trains. He was also an avid pilot and flight instructor. He was a member of the Michigan Brass & Gas Auto Club and the Detroit Executive Service Corps. Ted is survived by his children Jerry Theodore Beebe, Jr. (Karen), Jane Beebe Shook, Margaret Ann Beebe Jentz, John Beebe, and his grandchildren Mary Ann Jentz McDufford (Mike), Elizabeth Shook Torres (Luis), and John Shook, Jr. A memorial service will be held on November 2, 2013 at 12p.m. at the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House (Gallery) in Grosse Pointe, MI.
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BOWERS RICHARD G. "DICK" October 29, 2013 Age 87. Beloved husband of Correne for 67 years. Loving father of Linda (Ronald) Mertz, Greg Bowers, Lori Pepper and the late Richard Bowers II. Dear "Pa" of six grandchildren. The Funeral Service will be at 12:30p.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2013 with Visiting to begin at 11 a.m. at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile, Livonia, MI 48152. For more information, please visit www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
BOWLES, FRANKLIN Of Westland, passed away October 11, 2013. Visitation: Sat., Oct. 19, 2013, at Husband Family Funeral Home, Westland, 9-10:30am, services at 10:30am.
BRANDLE, DORIS HANSON Age 91, born 16 March 1922 passed away peacefully 26 October 2013 at her home in Farmington Hills, Michigan. She is survived by her beloved husband of 71 years, Robert Jon Brandle. She also left behind her daughter and son-in law Bonnie and Gary Gazella of Farmington Hills, Michigan, granddaughters and grand-son in laws Jamie and Brian Coker of Ypsilanti, Michigan, Jodie and Ryan Schilling of Canton, Michigan, as well as her great granddaughter, Gabrielle Coker. Doris is survived by her brother-in-law and sister-in-law Edwin and Joyce Brandle, her brother-in-law Clifton Huffman, sister Betty Terrell, sister and brother-in-law Mary Jo and Jack Cairy, and brother and sister-in-law Eric and Nancy Hanson. Doris surrounded everyone who knew her with love, kindness, hugs, kisses and thoughtfulness, which will remain in their hearts forever. She will be deeply missed.
BRDAK ADELINE ANNE Age 90, October 29, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Joseph, Sr. Loving mother of Nancy (the late William) Pavelek, Arthur Joseph, Jr. (Bernadette), Carol (Gary) Bishop, Larry (Laura Fischer), and the late Ronnie. Dear grandmother of Shelly, Deborah, Kathleen, Carrie, Amanda, Amy, Jason, Jeff, Brian, Michael, Lindsay, Alexandra, and Jason, and great-grandmother of 20. Dear sister of Virginia Bonk, Eleanor Osowski, and Walter Magreta. Dear aunt to several nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary Service at Wasik Funeral Home, 49150 Schoenherr Rd. (north of 22 Mile Rd.), Shelby Twp. In state Saturday 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass 9:30a.m. at St. Michael Church, 40501 Hayes (between 17 and 18 Mile Rd.), Sterling Heights. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
BUDD GERTRUDE H. Age 89, October 29, 2013 of Westland. Beloved wife of the late Leonard F. Budd. Loving mother of Rosemary (Earl) LaFave, Richard (Diane) Budd, and Ronald (the late Theresa) Budd. Loving grandmother of four and the late Michelle, and great grandmother of 10 and the late Kaylin Rose. Also leaves many nieces and nephews. Visitation Saturday 5-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-9 p.m., Rosary 7 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 980 N. Newburgh Rd., (between Ford and Cherry Hill) Westland. In state Monday 10 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Christopher Catholic Church, 7800 Woodmont, Detroit. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery. To share a memory, visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
ROSE A. CALLAGHAN Age 59, of Fenton, died Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at her residence. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 AM Saturday, November 2, 2013 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 6481 Faussett Rd., Fenton with Fr. Kurian Kollapallil celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 6-9 PM Friday at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 W. Silver Lake Rd., Fenton where a scripture service will be held at 7 PM. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to St. Augustine Catholic Church or St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. www.sharpfuneralhomes.com