ANDERSON JANE LEE Age 79, of Northville, passed away peacefully February 2, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Jewel Anderson. Cherished mother of Michael Anderson, Patricia (Mark) Belanger, Timothy (Laura) Anderson, and Leigh (James) Stearns. Loving sister of Douglas (Irene) Schoonover, and Paul (Rita) Schoonover. Adored grandmother of Brandon, Meghan, Joel, Jeremy, Elizabeth, Kaitlyn, and Emily; and great-grandmother of Allie. She taught for the Northville Public Schools for many years. Visitation will be held Tuesday 28 p.m. at Casterline Funeral Home, 122 W. Dunlap, Northville. Funeral Service Wednesday 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 777 W. Eight Mile, Northville. Contributions to Salvation Army or Northville Civic Concern. Online condolences at www.casterlinefuneralhome.com
BARANOWSKI THERESA D., age 77 of Warren, Michigan, passed away February 2, 2013. Wife of the late Joseph J. (2008). Mother of Joseph (Susan), Eugene (Colleen), Debra (Chuck) Rodgers, Christine (Jacques) Marcil and Kenneth (Melonie). 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation Tuesday 3-9 p.m., funeral service Wednesday 11:00 a.m. at Hopcroft Funeral Home, 23919 John R. Road, Hazel Park, MI. hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com
BATTEL ALICE Age 84 February 2, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Mitchell John for 57 years. Loving mother of Maureen (Kenneth) Hampton, Michael (Sandi), David, Patricia (Norman) Hogikyan, Catherine (A.J.) Birkbeck, and Elaine (Kevin) Kamradt. Proud grandmother of Jennifer, Cynthia, Jessica, Vincent, Casey, Emily, Julia, Lauren, Allison, Sarah, Nathan, and Evelyn. Great grandmother of Alana, Jaxon, Addison, Lillian and Alessandra. Sister of Catherine Bartoni and the late Andrew and Albert Connolly. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation at the O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River Novi 1-248-348-1800 Monday 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-8 p.m. Scripture Service Tuesday 6 p.m. In state at St. James Church, 46325 W. Ten Mile, Novi Wednesday 10:00 a.m. until the funeral liturgy at 10:30 a.m. Donations may be made to the St James Church or the IHM Sisters 610 W Elm Ave Monroe, MI 48162. On line sympathy message at www.obiensullivanfuneralhome.com
BECKWELL JOY MARIE January 26, 2013 (nee Marshall) Preceded in death by her dear husband Edward. Loving sister of Ken (Mary), Polly, Pat (Phil) Potter, Bill (Jutta), Judy, the late Jim (the late Mabel), and Clare (Nita) Marshall. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, Godchildren, and treasured friends. A Funeral Mass has taken place. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchins, St. Vincent De Paul St. Joan Conference, or Seasons Hospice. Arrangements by A.H. Peters Funeral Home. Family and friends may share memories at ahpeters.com.
BENTLEY GENEVA age 88. Died on January 31, 2013. Mother of Patricia Warren, Thaddeus and Michael Bentley. Predeceased by her sons Gregory, Joey Lee and Keith. Grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of 10. Predeceased by six siblings. Visitation at Rudy Funeral Home, 25650 Van Dyke, Center Line Sunday, February 3, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Burial Private.
BERCH THOMAS B. 66, of Newberry, passed away on December 20, 2012. Son of the late Arthur and Evelyn (Paval) Berch, Tom was a graduate of the University of Detroit and served in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. Survivors include his life companion Susan; his daughters Kimberly and Jennifer; several grandchildren; and his siblings James (Carol), Lawrence (Judy), Mary Ann (Fred) Rybarz, Robert (Mary), Gerald (Chris), Richard, and Daniel (Jacque). A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 280 E. Square Lake Road, Troy, MI. at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2013.
BLOUSE RANDOLPH "RANDY" February 1, 2013, age 59 of Westland. Loving husband of Mary Anne. Beloved father of Annette (Eric) Horde, Autumn Renteria, Samuel (Shannon) and Joseph. Proud "Papa" of Tyler, Hope, Kassi, Ian and Michael. Dear son of James (the late Wanita) Blouse. Dear brother of Terri (Tim) Nelson. Former Band Director and Music Instructor with the Wayne-Westland Schools. Founder and Director of the American Liberty Pops Singers. Visitation Monday 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday 1-9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 980 N. Newburgh Rd. (btwn. Ford and Cherry Hill), Westland. In state Wednesday 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Funeral at Hope Lutheran Church, 39200 W. Twelve Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Memorials may be made to Randy Blouse Music Scholarship Fund. For details on scholarship fund or to share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com .
BOUCHEY SIBYL EDNA age 89, born June 23, 1923 in Gainesboro, Tennessee passed away in Mt Clemens, MI on January 24, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Gus for 29 years. She was predeceased by her sister and two brothers. She is survived by her nieces, nephews and one sister-in- law. A memorial service will be held Thursday 1:00 p.m. at Northeast Church of Christ, 15537 9 Mile Rd., Eastpointe. Thank You God for a wonderful, loving, compassionate aunt and sister-in law who will be dearly missed but will always be in our hearts. Until we meet again and see that blessed hope; We love you. Forever in our hearts Steve, Cheri, Laurie, Donna, Gus, Marc, Ida Johnson. Share a memory at www.schultzfuneralhome.com.
BRABEAU VALERIE C. February 1, 2013, age 85. Beloved wife of the late Wesley. Dear mother of Mark, Brian, Dale, Theresa Creson and Wendy Harkey. Also survived by 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one sister. Visitation at the Ford Funeral Home, 26560 Van Dyke (S. of 11 Mile Rd. or the 696 expressway), Monday from 2-9 pm. Interment Ft. Custer National Cemetery. To share a memory or offer a condolence please use www.fordfuneralhome.org
BRILL PATRICIA M. "PATSY" January 25, 2013. Age 80 of Southfield. Longtime English teacher in the Detroit area. Beloved mother of Marnie P., Tracy L., Thomas H. and the late Marc T. Brill. Dear sister of Lloyd E. Jones, Harold M. Jones, Keith C. Jones (Patty) and the late Margaret Murphy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Former wife of Thomas F. Brill. Memorial service Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1800 W. Maple Rd., Birmingham. Memorial tributes to the American Heart Association. A.J. Desmond & Sons (248) 549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
BURK NEIL K., age 76 of Warren died January 28, 2013. Beloved husband of Bonnie. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army where he served as a Military Policeman. Neil was also an avid NASCAR fan. He retired after 31 years from G.M. Powertrain, Local #909. In addition to his wife he is survived by his brother Niles (Jean), sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and loving friends. Neil was predeceased by three infant sons and his parents. A memorial service will be held in the springtime at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 31654 Mound Rd. in Warren. Cremation arrangements handled by Lyle Elliott Funeral Home in Warren.
CALFIN SALLY Beloved wife of the late Herbert Calfin. Dear mother of Elaine (Joseph) Geffert and Marvin Marcus Calfin. Loving grandmother of Jody (Cam) DiMarino, Jeffery Rice, Norman Bean and Ronald Bean. Devoted great-grand-mother of Gabrielle, Brianna, Brock, Shaina, Max and Angela. Sister of the late Gertrude (the late William) Rapoport and step-sister of the late William Lipman. Also survived by many other loving family members and friends. SERVICES MONDAY 1:00PM AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT MACHPELAH CEMETERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com
CHOLEWA FREDERICK, age 76 died peacefully January 23, 2013 surrounded by family. Loving husband of the late Caroline (d. 2012) and dearest father of Pamela (Rob) and Joe (Michelle). Memorial luncheon to be held 11 a.m. Sunday, February 17th at Andiamo, 21400 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Wounded Warrior Project. Care and services provided by Voran Funeral Home, 313-928-2300. Share a memory with the family at voranfuneralhome.com
CIARAMITARO ANNA FRANCES, 89, February 1, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Samuel Thomas. Loving mother of Grace (Carl) Rashid, Anthony (Donna) and Richard (Catherine). Adoring grand-mother of Carl (Elizabeth) Rashid, Lauren (Benjamin) McLaughlin, Paul (Laura) Rashid, Nicole (Kurt) Singleton, Anthony (Christina), Richard Jr. (Mary), Brian (Sheri Ann), Timothy (Steffany), Melissa (Shawn) Cassidy, Tara (Gary) MacDonald, Jaime (Jacob) Frenette. Great-grandmother of 21. Dear sister of Catherine (the late Steve) Pizzo and Sam (Josephine) Pagano. Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 5th from 2-9 p.m. with 4 p.m. prayers at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Instate Wednesday, February 6th from 9:30 a.m. until Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Lucy Catholic Church, 23401 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen For The Cure, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265 or Windsor Life Centre, 4490 7th Concession, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9A6J3. ahpeters.com
CLINE BEVERLY M., Age 72, of Commerce Township, formerly of Northville, passed away February 1, 2013. Beloved mother of the late Gary Cline and mother-in-law of the late Donna Cline. Loving grandmother of Ashley Cline. Dear sister of Leona Moore, Eloda Moran, Louie (Bobbie) Springer, Thomas (Carol) Springer, and Walter Springer. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Beverly worked for the State of Michigan for 23 years; she retired as a State Auditor. She received a kidney from her brother, Louie, 39 years ago. Visitation will be held Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m., with a funeral service at 1:30 p.m. at Casterline Funeral Home, 122 W. Dunlap, Northville. Contributions to National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, 1169 Oak Valley Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Online condolences at www.casterlinefuneralhome.com
CLYNE LeROY R., age 82, February 2, 2013. Beloved husband of Barbara. Dear father of Dian (Rick) Thomas, Sandra (Hirsel) Maxwell, Brenda (Kevin) Jarvis and the late Nancy McGinnis. Grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of 13; survived by his brothers Henry Clyne and Robert Clyne. Visitation Sunday 2 p.m. until a 7 p.m. Funeral service at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd. (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill), Garden City. Memorials suggested to Karmanos Cancer Research. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
CREECH JANE Age 87, January 25, 2013. Loving wife of the late John. Dear mother of Judie. Mother-in-law to the late Stanley. She was predeceased by her siblings Mary, Harry, Sophie, Athena, James, Anna, and George. Cherished aunt to many nieces and nephews. Share a memory at www.SchultzFuneralHome.com
DALLEMAND JACQUELINE B. of Waterford, died January 22, 2013 at 85 years of age. Beloved wife of the late James E. Dallemand; loving mother of Geoff (Maggie) d'Allemand; dearest grand- mother of Andrew d'Allemand. Mrs. Dallemand taught for many years in the Birmingham Public Schools. She enjoyed music, art and poetry. A Memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Good Samaritan Fund at Canterbury on the Lake. Arrangements entrusted to COATS FUNERAL HOME WATERFORD. To send a private condolence go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries
DARNELL MILDRED M., age 94, a resident of St. Clair Shores, went to be the Lord January 28, 2013. Born January 9, 1919 in Calvert City, Kentucky, to the late Archia and Ella (Downes) English. Beloved wife of the late Eldridge W. Darnell. Surviving are her two sons, Alan (Deborah) Darnell and Gary Darnell; her grandchildren, Yvette (Kevin) Cushard, Denise (Michael) Merrill, Darryl (Martha) Darnell, Gary Jr. (Veronica) Darnell, Kristie Darnell, Casey (Larry) Richards and Aaron Darnell; nine great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Warren Woods Baptist Church and a breast cancer survivor since 1974. Her burial and Memorial service will be in the near future. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the St. Jude Hospital for Children in Memphis, Tennessee would be appreciated.
DeMERCURIO LUCIA (Nee FAZIO) February 1, 2013. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late Sam. Loving mother of Frank W. (Sue) and the late Micki Montgomery. Proud grandmother of Paul, Christopher, Michael, and Maria. Dear sister of the late Angie DeAngelis. Donation to American Cancer Foundation appreciated by family. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 E. Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr) Monday 2-9 p.m. with scripture 7:00 p.m. Funeral Tuesday at St. Blasé Catholic Church, 12151 E. Fifteen Mile Road, Sterling Hgts. In state 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass 9:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share a memory at www.bcfh.com
DOMIENIK ALPHONSE Age 87, died January 28, 2013. Visitation Sunday from 3 to 9 at Wujek Calcaterra. Services Monday, 9:30, at St. Louis Catholic Church.
DUGGAN BEVERLY J. Age 79, January 31, 2013. Beloved wife of 57 years, of George. Loving mother of Patricia Smith, Timothy (Celeste) Duggan and Abigail (Darren) Edwards. Dear Granny of Joshua, Jesse, Jacob, Jasmine and Dale. Beverly was a retired Realtor with B.F. Chamberlain. She was generous and loving and will be missed by all who knew her. Visitation at the R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 15451 Farmington Rd., Livonia, Sunday 2-8 p.m. In state at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 34567 7 Mile Rd., Livonia, Monday from 10:30 until Funeral service at 11 a.m. A luncheon will follow immediately at the church. Please share a memory at www.rggrharris.com.
EVANS ROSE A. (NEE ROTTA) Age 94, January 26, 2013 of Livonia. Beloved wife of the late Francis Evans. Twin sister of the late Jerry Rotta. Step-mother of John Evans and aunt of Melinda Rotta. Committal Services have taken place. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, Livonia (734-422-6720) was in charge of arrangements.
FAY JACQUELINE Age 72 of Livonia. Cherished wife of Robert. Loving mother of David (JoAnna). Proud Grandma of Justin Robert, Katelynn Shelby. Dearest sister of Linda (Jim) Bowman, Judy and Richard. Also survived by many other loving family and friends. Memorial Mass to be held at a later date. Arrangements in the care of Fred Wood Funeral Home. Please contact the funeral home for further information at 734-464-8060.
FISH GORDON WILLIAM 81 years Passed away Tuesday, January 29 2013 He was preceded by his loving wife of 51 years Bernice June He is also survived by daughters Linda June (Bob) Barnes, Cynthia Elizabeth (John) Knauer, Kimberly Dawn York, eight grandchildren, and five great-grand-children Gordon was devoted to his church family. He was a born again Christian, and a long time member of Bethel Baptist Church. He served there in many capacity's. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to each one of you who contributed to the quality of his life may god bless you. There will be no calling hours and arrangements are still pending.
FOREMAN RUSSELL JAMES SR., passed away January 31, 2013. He was 54 years old and a Navy Veteran. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lynch and Sons, Walled Lake.
GOODWILLIE LEE MARTIN "MARTY", age 70, died January 24, 2013. He is survived by favorite niece, Janice (Glynn) Kirkley; half-sister, Jan (Dan) Bronson, many cousins, and several dear friends. Preceded in death by parents, Duncan and Lois Goodwillie; adoptive mother, Adele (Chwalek) Goodwillie; sister, Corinne Lund, and nephew, John. A Memorial will be held in Michigan at a later date to be announced. Arrangements entrusted to the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home in Warren. Please share memories at www.Temrowski.com
HANSEN SHIRLEY MAE (NEE GREENE) Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Richard, (dec. 1974) and proud mother of David Michael, Brian Anton (Julie), Jeffrey John (Rhonda), and Kenley Sue Riggs. Grandmother to the late Mark and Keith Hansen, Shayna and Kenneth Hansen, Stephen and Caitlin Hansen, and Kristen (Brandon) Shortridge. Great-grandmother 'Gigi' to Madison and Wyatt Shortridge. Daughter of the late Frances (Martin) and John Greene. Beloved sister to the late Phyllis Greene Milbrand and beloved aunt to Dayna Milbrand, Cheryl (James) Brennan, Deborah Drechsler, and Jon Kris (Janet) Milbrand. Mrs. Hansen will be sorely missed for her non judgmental countenance, quietly practiced Catholic faith, warm smile and keen sense of humor; all qualities she exhibited during her 88 years. She was employed at Michigan Colleges' Foundation for three decades. Mrs. Hansen died on January 31st. Visitation will be held at the O'Brien/ Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River, Novi (248) 348-1800 on Monday February 4, 2013 from 29 p.m. Mrs. Hansen will be in state Tuesday February 5, 2013 at Holy Family Church 24505 Meadowbrook Novi from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral liturgy at 10:30 a.m. On line sympathy message at www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
HAWKER LYNN, passed away at the age of 73 on Saturday, January 26, 2013, after a 30 year battle with Parkinson's. Lynn was a graduate of Central Michigan University and Eastern Michigan University. He is survived by his mother Elaine Hawker of Chelsea, Michigan; his daughter Gail (Fred) Greal of Holland, MI, his son Matthew (Anna) Hawker of Flint, MI; and grandchildren Nicole and Justin Greal. He was preceded in death by his father Neil Hawker and his brother Larry (Toni) Hawker. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 57 E. 10th St., Holland, MI 49423. In lieu of flowers, Lynn's family suggests donations to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research at www.michaeljfox.org
HERBST GERALD "JERRY" February 2, 2013. Age 86. Beloved husband of Sophie (nee Stankov) for 63 cherished years. Loving father of Sharron Herbst, Janice (Richard) Meganck, Donna (Greg) Deluca and Karen Herbst. Proud Papa of the late Adam Lezuch, Lauren (Larry) Bukowski, Ryan Meganck, Nicole Deluca and Rachel Deluca. Visitation Tuesday 2-9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 11:30 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd., Shelby Twp. Memorial Tribunes to the Alzheimer's Association are welcome. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com
HICKSON ESSIE, died January 30, 2013 at age 92. Mother of Carolyn (James) McKissic of Detroit, Alex Melvin Hickson of Farmington Hills, and Gloria (Ralph) Allen of Alexandria, VA. Grandmother of Joel Blanding, Jerold (Sheila) Blanding, Carole Maia Blanding, Kimani (Kimberly) Allen, Marcus (Connie) Hickson, and Tracie and Erick (Angel) McKissic. Sister of Milwee (Johnnie) Scott of Detroit, Curtis (Pat) Parks of Southfield, and Mary (John) Quarles of Tacoma, WA. Essie will be remembered for her commitment to her church, community, and family. Funeral Services on Monday, February 4 at St. Stephen AME Church, 6000 Stanford, Detroit, at 10:30 a.m. Visitation on Sunday, February 3 at James H Cole Home for Funerals 2624 W. Grand Blvd, Detroit.
HODGE ROSELLA age 86, passed away peacefully with her family and friends at her side. Beloved wife of the late Homer M. Hodge, Jr. of 56 years. Dear loving mother of Linda (Dennis) Cohoon, Denise (Ross) Hohfeldt, Janet (Bruce) Iannicello. Grandmother of four, great-grandmother of five. Visitation and services will be held Monday, February 4 from 11:00-1:00 at the Jennings-Lyon Funeral Chapel, Owosso, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to the Great Lakes Hospice Foundation.
HODGINS JORDAN W. Age 91, January 27, 2013. Beloved husband of Lee. Dear father of Marylynn Stapula (Bob) and Greg (Alexa). Honored WWII Army Veteran. Memorial Service Saturday (February 9) 1 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd. (between Maple & Big Beaver). Family will receive friends 1 a.m. until time of service. Memorial tributes to Lourdes Senior Community, Developmental Office, 2300 Watkins Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328-1439. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
HONIGMAN DANIEL MARTIN Age 79, of Jupiter, Florida, passed away on January 24, 2013. He was born in Detroit to Jason and Edith Honigman. Beloved brother of Julie Levy. Survived by his children Aaron, David, and Kay Honigman; six grandchildren and long time companion Stacy Meschke. Daniel graduated from Wayne State Law School in 1956. He worked in the Honigman law firm for a short period of time, moving on to become Chairman of the Van Dresser Corporation. He ran Honigman family investments for the remainder of his career. His longtime Jewish philanthropy included a Vice Chairmanship of the United Jewish Appeal and numerous board seats including the Weitzman Institute of Science. Daniel was an award winning blue marlin fisherman. He had an incredible wealth of knowledge, a will that never quit, and a biting sense of humor. He was an extremely devoted father, grandfather, and friend. He will be dearly missed by everyone he touched in his lifetime. Services to be held privately. Donations in Daniel's name can be made to the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and the United Jewish Appeal.
HUME OLGA M. January 30, 2013. Age 91. Beloved wife of the late Donald. Dearest mother of Audrey (the late Robert) Hume-Schilkey, James Hume, and Mark Hume. Dear grandmother of Jennifer Hoesel and Sarah Hume. Great grandmother of Taylor and Madyson. Dear sister of Vic Orosz and Dorothy Paul. Funeral arrangements handled privately by the Kaul Funeral Home, Clinton Twp.
HUMPHREYS HAROLD J. Age 87. Beloved husband of the late Caroline and dear friend of Vera Arciniaga. Dear father of Stephen (Lynn), David (Cheryl), and Nancy Kane. Brother of Janet Dezio. Grandfather to Amy (Adam) Baylerian, Alana, Lauren (Robert) Kay, Jonathan, Leah, Alex, Joseph, and Katie. Great-grandfather to Sam and Conor. Services for Mr. Humphreys will be private. If you wish to honor his memory, you may do so with a contribution to the Parkinson's Foundation. Arrangements by Wessles and Wilk Funeral Home, 248-543-0100.
IHRIG JOYCE C., age 88 January 28, 2013 Beloved wife of the late Herbert E. Ihrig for 62 years. Loving mother of Stephen (Heidi) Ihrig, Julie (Bud) Martin and the late Elizabeth "Betsy" Merriman. Grandmother of Aimee (Mike) Nolan, Duffy (Ana) Ihrig, Carrie (Josh) Freeman, Lauren Martin and Kelly (Jim) Burrows. Great grandmother of Sara and Caitlin Nolan, Isabella, Giovana, Marina and Luca Ihrig, Wyatt Freeman. Memorial service at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Rd. (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 1pm. Memorial contributions to Alzheimer's Association appreciated. Obtituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
JANKOWSKI DAVID A. Age 58, of Chicago, formerly of Michigan. Died suddenly on January 6, 2013. Son of the late Anthony and Patricia Jankowski. Dear father of Brian (Danielle) and Scott Jankowski. Grandfather of Everett Jankowski. Also survived by former wife, Sue (Roger) Bates. Private Services were held.
JOHNSON WILLIAM E., age 82, passed away on January 28. He was the beloved husband of the late Joan; loving father of MaryJo Gresens, Jackie (Stuart) Lazarus, and Jeannie Brousseau; proud grandfather of Jennifer, Jake, Mark, Amy, and Maya; caring great-grandfather of Dylan, Ethan, and Sophie; dear brother of Mary Ellen McCormick. Visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. and continue until 9:00 p.m. on Monday, February 4 at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 5, at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 4281 Marseilles Ave, Detroit. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in William's name to the Disabled American Veterans or to St. Philomena Catholic Church. Please share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
JUNTUNEN JOHN M. age 69, February 2, 2013. Beloved husband of Louise. Dear father of Debbie Eastman and Dawn (Todd) Polk, step-father of Steven Maisel and Laura Maisel. Proud grandfather of William Polk. Private family services will be held. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
KAPANOWSKI BARBARA ANN January 29, 2013. Age 75. Loving daughter of the late Andrew and Josephine. Beloved sister of the late Eugene (Marlene) and the late Daniel (Christine). Dearest aunt of Phil (Kim) Kapanowski, Gary Kapanowski, Janet (Charlie) Bloom, Ann (Dave) McGuire, and Andrew Kapanowski. Lifelong member of Polish Roman Catholic Union of America. Gathering at St. Anselm Catholic Church, 17650 W. Outer Dr.; Dearborn Heights, MI 48127, Monday, 9:30 a.m. with Funeral Liturgy at 11:00 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. www.howepeterson.com
KARAGOZIAN JACK Age 91. Beloved husband of Julie (Zabel) Karagozian. Loving father of Michael (Linda) Karagozian, Linda (George) Chechopoulos, Jack (Marion) Karagozian II and the late Judy Carpenter. Loving Baboo of Allie, Eleni, Jenna, Ani, Christina, Aris, Raquel and the late Scott. Dear brother of Grace (the late Karl) Couyoumjian, Alice (Walter) Grunwald and the late Rose (late David) Gurunian. Visitation Sunday 2-8 p.m. with a 6 p.m. Prayer service at the Edward Korkoian Funeral Home, 836 N. Main Street, Royal Oak, (248) 541-8325. In state Monday 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Funeral service at St. Johns Armenian Church, 22001 Northwestern Highway, Southfield. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. The in lieu of flower donation in memory of Jack is to Alzheimer's Associaton. To send a loving message, go to Jack's obituary at www.ekfh.net .
KLESCZEWSKI GENEVIEVE, age 89 was lifted to heaven on January 31, 2013. Beloved wife of the late William. Cherished mother of Robert Kelz and Roy (M. Susan Schomaker). The Klesczewski family will be receiving family and friends Sunday from 2-9 p.m. with a 4 p.m. Rosary service at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile Rd. (NW corner of Ryan). Funeral Mass will be Monday 10:30 a.m. at St. Louise de Marillac Parish, 2500 E. 12 Mile, Warren, 48092. Genevieve will lie in state at 10 a.m. until time of Mass. Interment Mt. Olivet.
KRAFT BETH (NEE LUDKE), February 1, 2013 age 54. Loving wife of Mike for 30 years. Loving mother of Michael (Christi) and Kelly (John) Lehman. Beth was preceded in death by her brother and is survived by eight loving siblings. Memorial service Tuesday 11:00 a.m. at The Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Memorial gathering Monday 2-8 p.m. www.howepeterson.com
KRAKOSKY ANTHONY January 31, 2013 age 67. Beloved father of Michelle (Ben) Suarez, Laura (Michael) Skvarce and Lesley Krakosky and their mother Sheila Munro. Cherished grandpa of Katherine, Sara, Alaina and Hannah. Dear brother of Eleanor (Doug) Simmons, Loraine Baker (Ron), Raymond Krakosky and the late Joseph Krakosky and Rita Perkins (Stuart). Uncle to several nieces and nephews. Visitation at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River, Novi (248) 348-1800, Monday 2-7 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation. Online condolences: www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
KROL RICHARD age 81, formerly of Hamtramck and Warren. Loving father of Diane (Steve) Gregor, grandfather of Lauren and John. Funeral Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at Will and Schwarzkoff Funeral Home, 233 NB Gratiot, Mt. Clemens. Visitation Monday 2-8 p.m.
KRUG RONALD A. January 29, 2013. Age 76. Beloved father of Kimberly (Mark) Mann and the late Todd Krug. Dear brother of Enid (the late Robert) Nauman, Lois (Charles) Murphy and the late Harriet Krug. Uncle of Darrell (Karen) Murphy, Terry (David) Chase, Steven (Susan) Murphy, Laurie (Robert) Pinkerton and the late Robert Nauman. Great-uncle of seven. On Thursday February 7th the funeral will begin with a Committal at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of Glen Eden Lutheran Cemetery 35667 Eight Mile, Livonia, MI 48152. Continuing with an 11:00 a.m. Memorial Service at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 28000 New Market, Farmington Hills, MI 48334. Luncheon to follow. For more information please visit www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
LANG VIRGINIA ANN (Nee REILLY) Beloved wife of the late James M., died peacefully on January 27, 2013. She is survived by her six children, James Lang, Janice Coffey (Rod), Cindy Lang, Tim Lang (Cindy), Patty Fair (Jad) and Michael Lang (Diane). She was the proud grandmother of Kacie Nenoia (Nick), Greg Coffey, T.J., Kaitlin, Kelsey and Carly Lang. Virginia will be remembered with love and joy by her many friends and family. A private service will be held. Memorial tributes to the Alzheimer's Association (alz.org). A.J. Desmond & Sons, 248-549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
LaVIGNE GARY J. Of Sterling Hts. passed away at home January 28, 2013. Beloved husband of Mary for 47 years. Dearest father of Michelle LaVigne and Lynda (Richard) Stirnemann. Dear grandfather of Amanda (Robert) Beason, Isabelle (Johnny) Buia, Jesse (Rachel) Stirnemann and Esme LaVigne. Dear great grandfather of Nina Buia and Judah Beason. Survived by his sweet mother, Marie. His sisters, Carol (Wil) Leese and Jacqueline (Roy) Hayes, his brothers: Gerard (Brenda), Roger, Michael and Alan LaVigne. Also, survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his father, Roy and sister Jeannine. Gary served his country for 4 years in the Air Force. He received a Bachelor's Degree from Wayne State University. He was an accountant and ended his career as a Vice President of Finance at Gale Research. He enjoyed playing tennis, cards and games. He loved the outdoors, being in the sun, gardening and enjoying nature. He liked travelling, especially Paris, France and spending time with friends in Florida. He cherished the time he spent with his family and friends. Memorial service Tuesday, February 5, visitation at 10:30 a.m., service 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Kensington Church, 1825 E. Square Lake Rd. (corner of Square Lake and John R), Troy.
LUNDEN GERALD LEO SR., of Livonia, Michigan, 72, passed away January 30, 2013 at St. Mary Mercy Hospital of complications from Parkinson's Disease. Jerry is survived by his loving wife Darlene Kay; his son Jerry (Sandy) Lunden, and daughter Lisa (Dean) Norton; his grandchildren Connor and Mikayla, and by his sister Carol Stevens; and many wonderful brothers- and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and very supportive, loving friends. For information on funeral service please visit www.schrader-howell.com.