BALOH BARBARA ANN (ADAMIC) Age 57, January 5, 2013. Beloved wife of Bruce Baloh. Loving mother of B.J. and Brandy. Dearest daughter of Edward and Frances Adamic. Dear sister of Bob (Karen). Adored aunt to their children. Also survived by her baby kitty snitte, her furry grand babies Pivo and Barclay. Visitation Wednesday 2-8 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia. Funeral Thursday, in state 10:30 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Parkview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice or Michigan Humane Society in Barbara' s name. Please share a memory at www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com.
BATURONI JUDITH ANNE age 66 of Livonia died January 4, 2013. Beloved mother of Wendy (Michael) Zdebski and Alicia (David) Cortez. Loving grandmother of Brent and Trevor Zdebski and Tlaloc and Ronan Cortez. Dear sister of Patricia (George) Berg and David (Michelle) McDonald. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family members, and loving friends. Funeral mass from St. William Catholic Church, 531 Common Street, Walled Lake Friday 10 a.m. (in state 9:30 a.m.). Friends may visit Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake (three blks. s. of Maple Rd.) Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. (Vigil 7 p.m.). Interment Cadillac Memorial Gardens West, Westland. Memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Christian Foundation for Children and Aging appreciated. Condolences at www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com.
BAXTER ANITA YAROST Beloved wife of 54 years of Dr. Seymour Baxter. Cherished mother of Dr. Alexander Baxter, Daniel (the late Carol Rankin) Baxter and David (Shannon) Baxter. Proud grandmother of Noah Rankin Baxter, Billie Esther Baxter, Echo Rose Baxter and Max Fox Baxter. Loving sister of Sylvia (the late Professor Melvin) Tumin and the late Dr. Rosalyn (Dr. Gerald) Weintraub. Sister-in-law of Theodore (Carole) Baxter. SERVICES 2:30 P.M. WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT ADAT SHALOM MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com.
BERG SR. BARBARA (ANN PAUL) I.H.M. Age 86. Died January 7, 2013. Beloved aunt of several nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday 2-7:30 p.m. at the I.H.M. Motherhouse Chapel in Monroe, MI, with Prayers at 3 p.m. and Funeral Services on Friday 10 a.m. Memorials to the I.H. M. Retirement Fund. Arrangements by the Rupp Funeral Home, (734) 241-9300.
BOELTER WILMER A. Age 87, of Chelsea, January 6, 2013. Beloved husband of Catherine. Loving father of Robert (Carol), Donald (Toni), Kathleen (Dal Queenan) and James (Julie) Boelter. Dear grandfather of five and great grandfather of one. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick and Clara Boelter. Wilmer was a 1948 graduate of the University of Michigan. Funeral service is Friday, 2:00 PM, at Michigan Memorial Funeral Home, (next to Michigan Memorial Park) 30895 Huron River Dr., Huron Twp., (734) 783-2646. Visitation is Thursday, 1:00-7:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Arbor Hospice. www.michiganmemorialfuneralhome.com
BOKON ELSIE Age 96. January 7, 2013. Beloved mother of Richard (Judy), Henry (Peggy) and David (Genean). Cherished grandmother of six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Dear sister of George (Johanna) Bolash. Visitation at Hackett-Metcalf Funeral Home, 2640 Monroe Blvd. (near W. Outer Drive), Dearborn. Friday 3:00-9:00 p.m. Mrs. Bokon's funeral service will also take place on Friday at 7pm. Memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer's Association. www.hackettmetcalf.com
BULGARELLI LOUISE M. Age 94. January 7, 2013. Preceded in death by her husband Mario G. Loving mother of Mario M. (Nancy) and Valerie (Mark) Gibson. Six grandchildren, James, Briana, David, Shane, Keira, and Caley. Many beloved nieces and nephews also survive. Predeceased by her siblings Paul Fiori, Rose Fiori, Catherine Malerbi and Mario Fiori. Visitation at St. Clair Shores Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 25800 Harper Ave. (3 blocks N. of 10 Mile), Wednesday 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. with evening prayers 7 p.m. Funeral Thursday, in state 9:30 a.m. at St. Isaac Jogues Church, 21120 Madison, St. Clair Shores, until time of Mass 10 a.m. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Share a memory with the family at www.bcfh.com.
CLARK HERMAN E. January 7, 2013 age 83 of Westland. Beloved husband of Carol (nee Renton). Dear father of Faye (the late Robert) Hughes, Bryan, Mary (John) Farrell, James, Duane (Belinda), Dennis, and Lorie (Robert) Kennaley. Brother of Edna Phillis, Norman, Cecil, Edward, Gerald, and Ronald. Grandfather of 23, great grandfather of 33, and great-great grandfather of two. Herman was a retiree from Ford Motor Company, Wayne Truck Plant, after 28 years. He was a member of U.A.W. Local 900, Wayne Masonic Lodge #112 F. & A.M., Wayne Moose Lodge, and the Wayne Eagles. Funeral services from The Uht Funeral Home, 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland, MI, Saturday 10am. Visitation at funeral home Thursday 2-9pm and Friday 1-9pm with a Masonic service at 7pm. Burial to take place at Tyler Street Cemetery. Family requests memorials to the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Please view memorials and send tributes at www.uhtfh.com.
COLO MICHAEL J. Age 58, of Harper Woods, unexpectedly on January 7, 2013. Beloved father of Michael (Rachel) Colo, Ryan Colo and Jonathan Colo. Grandfather of Ty and Judah. Son of the late Etzio and Katie Colo. Former husband of Judy Jackman. Memorial Service 7:30 p.m. Thursday at PIXLEY FUNERAL HOME, 322 W. University Drive in downtown Rochester. His family will receive friends on Thursday at the funeral home from 4:30 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mike's name may be made to the family who will determine the usage of those gifts at a later date. www.pixleyfh.com
CONROY BROTHER RICHARD C., S.J., January 5, 2013, age 80. A Jesuit for over 59 years, Brother Conroy served most of his career in the Detroit area, and also served at St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland from 1962-1964 and 1988-1994. Dear brother of Marie Gannon, Robert and Charles T. Conroy, and the late Joseph F., Jr., Edward V., Leo F., William T., Gerald, and Lawrence Conroy, Alice Hayes and Rose Meisetz. In State Thursday 4-7 p.m. at Colombiere Center, 9075 Big Lake Road, Clarkston, with Prayers at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Friday 10:45 a.m. at Colombiere. Memorial Gifts may be made to Jesuit International Missions or the Jesuit Partnership, 2050 N. Clark St.,Chicago, IL 60614, or online: www.Jesuits-chgdet.org. Visit www.Jesuits-chgdet.org/publications/online-tributes/ to sign guestbook and view full text of obituary. A.J. Desmond & Sons (248-362-2500).
COWIE MARTEAN Age 93 passed away on January 8, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Grant E. Cowie, Jr. Loving mother of Louis (Janet) Pesta and Sandra (Bruce) Van Hee. Dear sister of Herman (Mickey) Stroer. Cherished grandmother of Charles (Jan) Papineau, Michael (Shelly) Pesta, Terrence (Tina) Papineau, Linda Monendo, Lisa (Scott) Burmann, Renee (John) Cirillo and Shannon (Chris) Voakes. Great-grandmother of eleven. Visitation is Thursday at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield, Clinton Twp. from 3-9pm with a Rosary at 7pm. In state Friday 10:30am until the time of Mass at 11am at St. Thecla Catholic Church in Clinton Twp. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery.
CUMMINGS BETTY A. (NEE BETTE DUBKE) January 6, 2013, Age 88. Beloved wife of the late Gordon. Mother of Bruce and Brian. Dear sister of the late Mildred and the late George. Cousin of Arnetta (Jerry) Fischer and Art (Marga) Sehnke. Visitation: Wednesday, January 9, 5-8pm. Funeral: 11:00am Thursday, January 10 at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 25450 Plymouth Road, Redford, MI 48239. Interment: with her husband in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, MI. Memorials to Grace Lutheran Church, Redford, MI.
DEDES ANNA Age 62 died January 6, 2013. Graduate of Wilbur Wright High School. Former co-owner of Quality Lift Truck in Dearborn. Wife of Ronald Dedes; Mother of Deanna Stockamp and Greg Dedes; Grandmother of Ryan Stockamp, Mitchell, and Nathan Dedes; sister of Steve Pawlyk and Erika Pawlyk; Aunt to Lisa Shenduk and Paul Zajac. Preceded by parents, Paul and Olga Pawlyk and by brothers, Bob and Peter. Private services to be held later. Condolences may be expressed to family at www.eickhofffuneralhome.com
DeLISLE JEANNE M. (NEE ROUEN) Age 89. January 7, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Anthony. Loving mother of Frances (John) Abrams, Elizabeth (Lawrence) Bechard, Martha (John) Hubbard, and Paul (late Karen) DeLisle. Dear sister of Nancy (Thomas) Coles, (late) Marion (Robert) Martin, (late) Estelle (Robert) McGahey, and (late) Thomas Rouen. 10 grandchildren. Five great-grandchildren. Visitation 3-8 p.m. Thursday at Weise Funeral Home, 7210 Park, Allen Park (313-382-1150). Funeral Service 10 a.m. Friday (in state from 9:30 a.m.) at St. Frances Cabrini Church, 9000 Laurence (at Wick), Allen Park. Inurnment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Sign the online guestbook at weisefuneralhome.com.
ESPY WALTER V. Age 66. January 6, 2013. Beloved husband of Sharon. Loving father of Walter Bradford (Erika), Kevin (Theresa), and Dawn. Dear son of Walter Espy, Sr. Loving grandfather of Jaylon Richard and Walter Alexander. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Sandra Lewis, Linda (Mike) White, mother-in-law, Louise Buckholz, many aunts, uncles, cousins, and twelve nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Eddie Mae, and sister, Ivey. Visitation Friday from 2-8 PM at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe. Funeral Saturday at 12 Noon, with Military Honors, at the funeral home. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the service. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org
EVOLA SARAFINA (NEE VENTIMIGLIA) Age 88, January 7, 2013. Beloved wife of Damiano for 62 years. Loving mother of Damiano (Elaine) and Antonietta (Michael) Wisby. Dearest grandmother of Dominic (Josefine) and Matthew. Dear sister of Joe Ventimiglia and the late Graziano Ventimiglia and Michael (Lee) Ventimiglia. Visitation Wednesday 3-9pm with a 7pm Rosary at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Pkwy (16 Mile Rd.) Funeral Thursday In state 9:30am at San Francesco Church, 22870 S. Nunneley Dr. (E. of Gratiot S. of Metro Pkwy) until time of Mass at 10am. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
FELICE ANNA DOLORES age 94 of Novi, MI, January 2, 2013. Preceded in death by husband Joseph Felice (1984), son John (Janice) Felice (2008) of Estill Springs, TN and grandson Michael Candela (2011) of Westland, MI. She is survived by son Kenneth Felice (Ann) of Ionia, MI and daughter Cynthia Candela, Novi, MI. Eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren brought joy to her life every day. Formerly of Akron, OH, Burt Lake, MI and Stuart, FL. Family memorial and interment will be in Stuart, FL. Donations to American Heart Association or charity of your choice.
FRAZIER HOWARD L. January 8, 2013, age 54 of Wayne. Beloved husband of Deanna. Dear father of Christopher, Howard, Nathan, Jeffrey and James. Son of Retha (Stanley) Swirsk and the late Creed. Brother of Deborah (Daniel) Fletcher, Creed, Larry (Melinda), Thomas (Patricia), Robert (Shari), Patricia Copley, Barbara (Michael) Mertz and Diane (Pete) Bednarz. Grandfather of Emily, Allisa and Braden. Funeral Saturday 1 pm at the Uht Funeral Home, 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland. Family will receive friends Thursday 6-9 pm and Friday 12-9 pm. Family requests memorials to First United Methodist Church of Wayne. Please visit and sign a tribute at www.uhtfh.com.
GODEL JACK Beloved husband of the late Faye Godel. Dear father of Bonnie (Scott) Fursmidt, Debbie (David) Basch and Howard (Melinda) Godel. Loving grandfather of William Godel, Adam Godel, Zachary Fursmidt, Chase Basch, Mindy Godel, Reid Fursmidt and Chandler Basch. Devoted brother of Rose (the late Stanley) Gilbert, Piri (Efriam) Wiesel and the late Mendel Godel. Also survived by many other loving family members and friends. GRAVESIDE SERVICES, FRIDAY 2:00PM AT MT. HEBRON CEMETERY IN NY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE DORFMAN CHAPEL (248) 406-6000 or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
GORELL ROBYN Beloved wife of the late Dr. Jay Gorell; Cherished mother of Emma and Michael Zerkel and Sonya and Chad Cooper; Adoring grand- mother of Ian and Leah Zerkel and Lilly, Mia and Zachary Cooper; Devoted daughter of the late David and the late Maureen Mendelsohn; Sister of Jan and Rolfe Roseman and Graeme and Emma Meldelsohn; Also survived by Jay's children, Katherine Gorell and Andres Moon and Robert (Lydia) Gorell. SERVICES 12:30 PM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL. 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
KIVETT WILMA "JEAN" (NEE ELY) January 6, 2013. Age 76. Beloved mother of Kathy (Paul) Skrzypczak, Connie Moss, Clifton (Kelly) Kivett, Karen Kivett, and Kendall (Betty) Kivett. Survived by 12 loving grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Thelma (the late Rev. Raymond) Webb. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. Funeral Thursday 10 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Interment Utica Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
KOCHUT ANTHONY P. "TONY" January 7, 2013 Age 68. Beloved son of the late Anthony and Marsha. Dear brother of Kathy (John) Cybart and Greg (Liz) Kochut. Loving uncle of nine nieces and nephews and great uncle of one great niece and four great nephews. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. with Fr. Kramer K of C Rosary 7 p.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (west of Hoover) Warren. In state Thursday 9 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass 9:30 a.m. at St. Peter Church, 95 Market Street, Mount Clemens. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
KORNHEISER DR. JEROME Beloved husband for almost 65 years of the late Mildred Kornheiser. Cherished father of Gwen Silverstein and Dr. Kenneth (Vicki Simmons-Kornheiser) Kornheiser. Loving grandfather of Karee (Mike) Strome and Stacey (Fred) Lusky. Proud great grandfather of Melissa and Jacob Strome, and Taylor and Jordyn Lusky. Dear brother of Rhoda (Ralph Perl) Shapiro. Brother-in-law of Gladys "Gaby" Davis. Also survived by many loving nieces nephews, family and friends. SERVICES 10AM WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT WORKMENS CIRCLE CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com.
LANGE MARGARET ANNA KUTSCHER January 7, 2013, at the age of 96. Formerly of Dearborn and Detroit. Beloved wife of the late William F. Lange. Survived by daughter Gretchen (Ed) Adler of Lake Angelus; her son Richard (Mary) Lange of St. Clair Shores. Her granddaughters Heather Lange and Lara (Dennis) Graham. Her great grandchildren Katherine, Patrick and William Graham. Also preceded in death by her brother Hans Kutscher. Margaret, along with her husband, resided in Detroit and then Dearborn for most of her life. After raising her children she was a hostess at the Dearborn Inn for 15 years. She also enjoyed traveling throughout Europe. Family will be holding a Private Memorial Celebration for Margaret. Memorials may made to Hospice of Michigan www.hom.org. To send a private condolence go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.
LINK ARTHUR F., JR. January 6, 2013 Age 91. Former longtime owner of Hoyt, Brumm & Link, Inc. Beloved husband of Millie for 25 years and the late Virginia Partlan for 33 1/2 years. Loving father of Kathie Vaughn and the late Sallie Faudie. Cherished grandfather of Zachary, Kellie, K.C. and Mollie. Also survived by son-in-law and daughter-in-law Michael and Diane Lueck and their children Chris and Katy. Memorial Mass Friday 10:30a.m. at St. Regis Catholic Church, 3695 Lincoln at Lahser Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at church begins 10a.m. Memorial tributes to St. Regis Catholic Church. A.J. Desmond & Sons (248) 549-0500.
MELLIN SAMUEL Age 84. Beloved husband of the late Beverly Mellin and the late Harriett Greener Mellin. Loving father of Andrea (Vincent) McCown and Gail Mellin. Adoring grandfather of Benjamin and Hal McCown. Dear brother and brother in-law of Shirley (Harold) LaBell, the late John Mellin, Carl Hoff and the late Mary Hoff. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Services Wednesday 2:00 PM, at HEBREW MEMORIAL CHAPEL (248) 543-1622. Interment at Hebrew Memorial Park. www.hebrewmemorial.org
MORAN HUGH G. Age 81 January 6, 2013. Beloved husband of Mary for 56 years. Loving father of Karen Stearns, Mary, Kevin (Leslie), Eileen (Shawn) Moulenbelt and the late Gregory. Cherished grandfather of Ryan, Amanda, Katie, Shannon, Ian, Connor, Maddie, Will, Tess, Hanna and Emily. Dear brother of Kay Merglewski and the late Pat Rossignol. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Proud graduate of St. Gregory Catholic School, Adrian College and retiree of Cadillac Motors after over 35 years. Visitation today from 3-9 pm with Scripture Service 7 pm at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd., Livonia. Funeral Mass Thursday 10 am with in state 9:30 am at St. Colette Catholic Church, 17600 Newburgh Rd., Livonia. www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
NAZ PAUL January 7, 2013, Age 87. Beloved husband of Mary Jane. Dear father of Paul Andrew Naz (Janice Lynn), Mary Deborah Naz, Gary Timothy Naz (Judi), Jennifer Lynn Naz, and the late Wendy Ann Ward. Loving grandfather of eleven and great-grandfather of two. Funeral service Saturday 2 pm at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Avenue at Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods. Visitation Thursday 5-9 pm and Friday 4-9 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Beaumont Hospital of Grosse Pointe or St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. ahpeters.com
PAGANO (THAL) BRENDA Age 42 of Wixom. Cherished mother of Nicholas and Amanda Pagano. Loving daughter of Paul and Sharon Thal. Dear sister of Ann-Marie (Larry) Scott, Claudette (Scott) Moore, and Jennifer (Eric) Thal. She also leaves behind many loving nieces and nephews. A memorial gathering will be held Thursday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Fred Wood Funeral Home, 36100 5 Mile Rd. (E. of Levan), Livonia. The memorial service will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to Brenda's children. Please share memories at www.fredwoodfuneralhome.com.
PALAZZOLO ROSALIE S. (NEE PASSALACQUA) January 7, 2013. Age 98. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Dearest mother of William (Mary Ann) Palazzolo, Paul Palazzolo, Nina Clarke, Sam Palazzolo and the late Matthew "Mike" (Shirley) Palazzolo. Survived by 12 loving grandchildren and 15 great-grand-children. Dear sister of Bill (Eleanor) Passalacqua and Vita (the late Tom) Balsomo. Predeceased by siblings Sadie (the late Mike) Grammatico, Josephine (the late Frank) Palumbo, Cruz (the late Agnes) Passalacqua and Sam (the late Donna) Passalacqua. Visitation Thursday 3-9pm and Friday 1-9pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Rosary Friday 7pm. In state Saturday, 9:30 am until 10:00 am time of Mass at St. Barnabas Church (Eastpointe) 24800 Phlox (off 10 Mile and W. of Gratiot). Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" @ WujekCalcaterra.com
REED LORENE L. Age 93. Wife of the late Theodore. Dear mother of Kathleen Wolff and Charles. Grandmother of Kristen and Kenneth Wolff. Great Grandmother of Katie, Kristina and Mary. Sister of Mildred Laurie, Earl Brege, Melvin Brege, and the late Grace Duquette. Visitation Thursday 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm with Service Friday 11:00 am at Charles Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (between 6-7 Mile). Contributions to the Salvation Army appreciated. Loyal member of Redford FOE #2265 Redford since 1980. Condolences to Charlesstepfuneralhome.com
ROBY JUANITA died January 2, 2013 at age 89. Her rememberance will be this Thursday, January 10, 2013 at her home. Please contact Arnita at 313.207.0032.
SELL ALTON FREDERICK Was born in what was, then, Telerika, Michigan on August 27, 1920 to Friedrich (Freddy) Johann Sell and Martha Muck Sell. He had four brothers, Arthur, Lawrence, Marvin, and John, all of whom preceded him in death. During World War II, he served four years in the European Theater with the U.S. Army. When he was discharged he met his future bride, who worked at the time for the Draft Board. He was married at St. John's Lutheran Church in Taylor, MI on February 8, 1948 to Gwendolyn Beverly Granberg of Lincoln Park, MI. She passed into her Savior's arms this past April. Alton went into the building trades at the young age of 15 and retired from contracting upon completion of a project in Moscow (USSR) in 1989, on behalf of the U.S. Government. For most of the past thirty plus years, he lived in Lewiston, MI. When he was not carving wood he was active at Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the American Legion. In the fall of 2011, he and Gwen moved to the Atlanta area to live with their son. Alton is survived by his children, Stephen (Ewa) of Atlanta and West Bloomfield, MI and Carolyn (Kevin) Swalley of Grove, Oklahoma; five grandchildren, Phillip Sell, Jessica Sell, Marina (Rob) Matheson, Shannon Moser, and Cory John Moser; and two great-granddaughters, Elisia Rose Newton and Maiya Elise Matheson. There will be a memorial service on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 11 a.m. from Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 3805 County Road 612, Lewiston, MI 49756. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, through the Nelson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734. Condolences may be shared online at www.nelsonsfuneralhome.com
TAUBE HERBERT P. SR., age 86 of Grosse Pointe Woods, January 6, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie for 57 years. Loving father of Susan T. (the late Michael H.) Ethridge and Herbert P. (Sandra) Taube Jr. Proud grandfather of Michael R. and Katherine A. Ethridge and Stephanie, Chelsea and Nicholas Taube. In state Friday 10:30 a.m. until time of service 11:30 a.m. at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 375 Lothrop Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms. ahpeters.com
YATES MARY ANN January 7, 2013 of Farmington Hills. Beloved wife of Robert. Loved mother of: Kenneth R. (Fran), Joanne F. Edwards (Rob), Thomas D. (Terri) and Nancy E. Szuszman (John). Loving sister of Margaret Carson (Robert). Grandmother of Katie (Justin), Tommy, Kristin (Tom), Jenna, Rachel, Samantha, Isaac, Jessica and Jared. Great grandmother of McKenna and Gavin. Visiting Wednesday 4-9pm and Thursday 12-9pm with a Rosary Thursday evening at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road, Livonia. Funeral Service Friday, in state 10:30 am for 11:00 am Mass at St. Gerald Catholic Church, 21300 Farmington Road, Farmington. Contributions to Multiple Sclerosis of Michigan or American Cancer Society appreciated. www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com.
ZIORDAS AGAPI January 7, 2013. Age 75 Beloved wife of Angelo. Dear mother of Sevi (John) Stathopoulos and Anna (Wade) Myers. Loving grandmother of Alyssa, Katina, Melina and Alexander. Sister of Tom (Athina) Demiris and Kitsa (Zisi) Salvarinas. Funeral Friday 10 a.m., Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 39851 W. Five Mile Rd. (E. of Haggerty Rd.). Resting at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home Thursday 1:30-9 p.m. Trisagion 7 p.m. Memorial Contributions to Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church (734) 420-0131. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com