ADAMO GLORIA D. September 6, 2012. Age 81. Beloved wife of the late John T. Sr. Loving mother of Dr. James D. (Diane), John T. Jr. (Barbara) and Richard M. (Sandra). Proud and loving grandmother of James D. Jr., Elizabeth Anne, Catherine Lynn, Leslie Ann, Lauren Michele, Carolyn Christine, Julie Marie, Maria Catherine, John Anthony, Anthony James, Michael Joseph and Dominic Vincent. Dear sister of the late Richard (Norma) Lamberti. Mrs. Adamo had a passion for cooking but found her life's greatest joy in loving her family unconditionally. Visitation Monday 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Tuesday 9:30 a.m. until time of 10 a.m. Mass at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 44633 Utica Rd, (W. of Van Dyke, S. of M59). Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are appreciated. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com
ADAMS FLORENCE E. (KRAIZA) August 7, 1922-August 5 2012. Beloved wife of Walter J. (dec.). Mother of Cynthia (James) Scherbaty of N. Carolina; Cheryl (Joe) Magalski of Commerce Twp. MI; Wesbrook (Lori) Adams of Penn. Nana to Jessica (Bill) Mukavetz; and Darren Magalski. Squeaky Nana to Sydney, Tyler, Payten, Aubrey, William. Sister-in-law to CA Vandell of FL and Hazel Kraiza of CT. Memorial Service Saturday September 29th at 11 a.m. Commerce United Methodist Church,1155 N. Commerce Rd. Commerce Twp. 48382.
ALTENBURG HELEN (HRENKEVICH) Of Chelsea, Michigan. Age 92, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. She was born on November 28, 1919 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Mikhail and Anastasia Hrenkevich. She was a longtime member of Antioch Lutheran Church, Farmington Hills and Zion Lutheran Church, Chelsea, and had retired from J.L. Hudson's. She was also an avid Detroit Tigers fan. Loving mother of Janice (Fred) Ranger and Gail Altenburg (Nicholas Roumel). Cherished grandmother of Fiona Rose (William) Greenland, Katharine Rose (Ryan) Roberts, and Olivia Roumel, and great-grandmother of Alasdair and Abigail Greenland, and Jack, Christina, and Lillian Roberts. Dear aunt of Patricia O'Toole, Robert M. (the late Carol) O'Toole, and Michael (Chris) Ablutz. She also leaves behind many close friends and neighbors. In addition to her husband, Elliott Altenburg, she was preceded in death by her sisters and brothers-in-law, Marie (Robert J.) O'Toole, Anne (Ray) Ablutz, and Bea Hrenkevich. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Chelsea with Rev. John Morris officiating. The family will receive friends at the Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home, Chelsea on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Private burial will take place at Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens, Novi. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church, Chelsea or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
ANDREWS LILLIAN BERNICE Age 95, of Howell, formerly of Farmington, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at her home. She was born February 18, 1917 in Gay, MI. Loving mother of Edward M. (Mary Jo) of Howell, Karen Ferrett of Hartland, and Carole (Terry) Goyt of Howell. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Merril in 1997; daughter, Judy in 2007; brother, Josiah; and sister, Nina. Lillian owned and operated Mutual Plastics with her husband Merril for 60 years and was a former member of Farmington United Methodist Church. Visitation Sunday 1-4 and 6-8 p.m. with Funeral services Monday, September 10, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. at MacDonald's Funeral Home, Howell (517-546-2800). Burial will take place at Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens, Novi. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or American Cancer Society in memory of Lillian B. Andrews. Please sign the family's online guestbook at www.macdonaldsfuneralhome.com.
ANGERSTEIN LENI age 74, September 5, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Heinz. Dearest mother of Kevin (Kimberly), Justin (Jessica), and Kimberly (Eric) Rapp. Loving grandmother of seven. Dear sister of Loni and Peter. Memorial visitation Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 10:00am until 12:00 noon at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Karmanos Cancer Institute. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
BASTIONELL PHYLLIS Age 90, September 4, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Samual. Dear mother of William (Sue) and Mary Tiedt. Dearest grandmother of Jim (Jennifer), Dean (Bridgette), Brad and great-grandmother of Jimmy, Zachary and the late Kaytlynne, Brett, Brielle, Makenna and Dylan. Preceded in death by brothers, William, Gordon, Stanley, George and Kenneth. The family will have cremation services privately, funeral arrangements by Kaul Funeral Home, Clinton Township. www.kaulfuneralhome.com
BELOBRADICH CARL "PATCH" Age 69, of Miramar, Florida, passed away July 5, 2012. He is preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Eva, and brother Jerome. He is survived by his aunt, Lil Waara, and numerous cousins. A Memorial Service and Interment will take place at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 13 at the Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Road, Holly, MI.
BIMER KENNETH G. Age 65 of West Bloomfield, died September 8, 2012. Beloved husband of 15 years to Hazel. Loving father of Jeff (Tammy) Bimer and Christopher (Deanna) Bimer. Step-father of Kimberly (Rudy) Vican and Kelly (Anthony) Abruzzo. Grandfather of Ashley, Emily, Charlie, Cole, Bryan, Kaitlyn, Logan, and Briana. Loving son of Regina (the late Vernon) Bimer. Dear brother of Tom (Susan) Bimer and Sharon (Mike) Dakoske. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends. Funeral from Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake (3 blocks S. of Maple Rd.), Tuesday 5 p.m. Friends may visit Tuesday 3 p.m. until time of service. Memorials to the Pontiac Rescue Mission appreciated. Condolences at www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com.
BLACK MATTHEW JAMES Age 63, September 5, 2012. Beloved husband of Dawn. Dear brother of Daniel (Sharon) and Paul (Eileen). Private services have been held. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or the American Diabetes Association. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
BONGIORNO ARLENE Age 94. Passed away September 7, 2012. Beloved wife of Benedict. Loving mother of Marie (Dick) Elliott and Vincent (Joyce). Dearest grandmother of Lori, Diana, Connie, and Richelle. Great-grandmother of six. Dear sister of Betty Sylvester. Visitation Sunday from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Sterling Heights Chapel of The E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile (NW corner of Ryan). Funeral Service Monday, in state 9:30 a.m. with Mass at 10:30 a.m. at SS. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, Ryan Rd. (N. of 18 Mile). Interment Christian Memorial Cultural Center. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to The Capuchins. View online guestbook at www.mandziukfuneralhome.com.
BROWN DAVID W. age 60, of Warren, died September 3, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved son of the late Russell and Lena Brown. Dear brother of Russell Jr. (Sharon) and Bruce. Dear uncle to several nieces and nephews. Memorial service Wednesday 3:00 p.m. at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr at Masonic (13 1/2 mile) Warren. Visitation from 2:00 p.m. until service time. ahpeters.com
BRUNELLE JEANNE S. Age 95 of Midland, Michigan, formerly of Detroit, died Saturday, September 8, 2012. Jeanne was a bookkeeper in the Metro Detroit Area. Per her wishes cremation has taken place. Arrangements by the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home, 4210 N. Saginaw Rd., Midland, MI. www.wilson-miller.com
BRUNKE DEAN PARKER August 31st, 2012, age 77. Devoted husband of Ann for 51 years, loving father of Susan and Russell. Active member of the FOP, Elks, Senior Men's Club, G. P. Men and Women's Garden Club, Michigan Orchid Society and the American Legion. Memorial Service at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 20475 Sunningdale Dr. , Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236 on Tuesday September 11, 2012 at 11 a.m. Info. at ahpeters.com
CARTER DONALD R. age 84. Beloved husband of Rose for 64 years. Dear father of Ken (Jayne) and the late Don Carter. Loving grandfather of Keith, Don, Chris, Chad, Kevin, Linda, and great-grandfather of Kory, Shannon, Mackenzie Ressie and Avery. Visiting Saturday September 15, 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. services at Charles Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly (btw 6-7 Mile). Condolences to charlesstepfuneralhome.com
CETRONE DOLORES Age 78, September 8, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Salvatore. Dear mother of Deborah Ann (David) Barens, Donna (John) Mally, Darlene (Joseph) Randolf and Danny (Yvonne). Grandmother of nine. Sister of Barbara (Joe) Novak. Visitation Monday 3-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture service at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. & Cherry Hill). In state Tuesday 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. Mass at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 31530 Beechwood (at Merriman Road, 2 blocks north of Ford Rd.). www.santeiufuneralhome.com
CISNEROS MARGARET P. (NEE POLLY) Age 74 September 6, 2012. Beloved mother of Angela (Denny) Berger, Richard Cisneros and Ralph (Ronna) Cisneros. Dear grandmother of Samantha, Ralph, Daisy, Brian, Brett and the late Sabrina. Dear great-grandmother of five and sister of George (Sara) Polly, Emma Brzezinski and Helen (Bob) Pusker. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visiation Monday 3-9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday 11 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Pkwy (16 Mile Rd.). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
CRAIG HERBERT OLIVER Retired DPS teacher died on September 7, 2012. Family hour 12:30 p.m. Thursday September 13, Service 1:00 p.m. at James Cole Home for Funerals Northwest, 16100 Schaefer, Detroit. Survived by son, Geoffrey Craig; nephews, Charles, Anthony, Dwayne, Stacey, Frasier, Winston Craig; niece, Judith Bell; and sister-in-law, Velma Craig.
CROWE BARBARA JEANNE Age 67 of Farmington Hills passed away September 2, 2012. Loving sister to Sharon Hicks and Ron Crowe (Fran). Cherished aunt of Tim, Don, Christy, Colleen, Brad, four grand-nephews and three grand-nieces. Beloved friend to many. Preceded in death by her parents, Norbert and Catherine Crowe, as well as her son, Marc Proulx. A funeral Mass celebrating her life was held September 6th. To share a memory, visit www.heeney-sundquist.com
DAHLERUP WILLIAM S. Age 93 of Waterford passed away September 4, 2012. Born in Clear Lake, Iowa to Hans K. and Christina Dahlerup. Loving husband for 60 years of the late Dorothy (Kottke). Dear father of William S., Jr. (Marie), Paul C. (Norma), John H. (Sandy) and the late Christine Dahlerup Althaus. Grandfather of Janet, William, Tammy, Tracy, Kristina and William S. lll, Deanna, Hans and Theron. great-grandfather of 28 and great-great- grandfather of 23. Graduated from Yale High School in 1938. He proudly served in 110th Infantry of the U. S. Army during World War II. After returning from service, he was employed by Ford Motor Company and became a supervisor with Lincoln Mercury. A longtime resident of Ferndale, Michigan where he was elected Constable, and served the courts of Oakland County for many years. He was also an avid bowler and original investor in the building of Luxury Lanes. A memorial service will be held by the family at a later date. In honor of William's late wife, Dorothy, donations can be made to the breast cancer foundation. www.hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com
DENOMME ROBERT J. SR., Age 68, of Rogers City, formerly of Wixom, died at home on August 28, 2012. Father of Christopher (Debra) and Robert Jr. (Dana); grandfather of four; brother of Earl (Marvel), Dave (Judy), Dennis (Gloria), Rick, Joan (Sam) Hammer, Susan (Dan) Hartley, Barbara, Virginia, Julie, and Terri Denomme. Graveside and Military Honors Ceremony on Friday, September 14, 2012 at 10 a.m. Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Send a condolence at www.chagnonfh.com
DUGALL STELLA January 20, 1929-September 1, 2012. Our mother passed away peacefully from complications related to Alzheimers disease. The excellent care Stella received from Country Club Manor and from The Elizabeth Hospice provided her with a truly soft passing. She will be sorely missed and lovingly remembered always by her family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to both the above mentioned in Escondido, CA. No services planned.
EVANS CORRINE MARIE Age 90. September 7, 2012. Beloved wife of the late George P. Loving mother of Sharen (Bill) Gunkelman and Robert (Pat). Proud grandmother of Michael (Julie), Michele, Matthew, Samantha and Corinne. Great-grandmother of Kristin and Ryan. Memorial Mass St. Matthias Catholic Church, 12509 Nineteen Mile Rd. (W. of Schoenherr), Sterling Heights, in state 9:30 a.m. Mass 10 a.m. Friday September 14th. Memorial contributions to the Capuchins would be appreciated. www.ahpeters.com
FETSCO ANNE (ONDERCHANIN), was born October 9, 1914 in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania. Anne passed on to a better place on August 26 in St. Petersburg, Florida. She was a Detroiter until her retirement in 1978. Anne loved Florida and soon after retirement, she relocated to the sunshine state. Her husband George preceded her in death. She is survived by her four children, James (Joanne), Suzanne, George (Cynthia) and Daniel (Patricia); granddaughters Julie, Lara and Catherine, and great-granddaughter Lauren. Services were private. A celebration of her amazing life will be held in Michigan at a later date.
FLYNN MARY JOYCE Memorial service Saturday September 15th 11:00 a.m. St. Owen Church, Bloomfield Hills.
FRANKS TRACY LOU 55, passed away September 6, 2012. Loving daughter of the late Geraldine Franks, the late George Franks and beloved sister of the late Martin Dean Franks. She will be missed by her sister, Georgia Franks Dixon, and Eugene Dixon, and nephews, Jerome Dixon and Bruce Dixon, and friends, Mary and Rose. Graveside service, Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 11 a.m., Roseland Park Cemetery, Berkley.
FULLER ERNEST "ERNIE" September 2, 2012 Age 95 formerly of Orchard Lake. Along with his wife Bernice, he was the former owner and developer of Edgewood Country Club, Bay Pointe Golf Club and the Links of Pinewood Golf Club. Beloved husband of the late Bernice M. (nee Irving) for 65 years. Dear father of Edward A. (Dulce), Barbara F. Wallace (John) and the late Gayle F. Laffrey. Grandfather of Bradley, Beth, Amy, Ted, Angela, Caroline, Elizabeth and William. Great- grandfather of 13. Brother of the late James, Edward, Bill, George and Fred. Also survived by his loving caregiver, Judy Riley. Memorial reception Sunday, September 9th, 12-2 p.m. at Bay Pointe Golf Club, 4001 Haggerty Rd., West Bloomfield. Memorials to Evans Scholars Foundation. A.J. Desmond & Sons (248) 549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
GALLAGHER WANDA L. age 82, of Washington Twp., passed away Friday, September 7, 2012 at William Beaumont Hospital- Royal Oak. She was born September 23, 1929 the daughter of Joseph and Mildred (Mills) Wilson in Detroit. She graduated from East Detroit High School. Wanda worked at General Motors and then at the Skillman Foundation in Detroit. She is survived by one daughter Jill E. (Marvin) Kacel of Lansing, beloved grandchildren Kevin A. Kacel of Lansing, Aaron M. Kacel of Apple Valley, MN., Brandon D. Kacel of Lansing, Kelly L. Kacel of Clinton Twp., Jennifer P. Johnson of Macomb and Melissa A. Kacel of Sterling Heights. Also surviving, sibling, Lillian Rupp of Bay City, Robert Wilson of West Branch, Margaret "Joanne" Steffens of Clinton Twp. and Sharon Welch of Brown City. Visitation will be held on Tuesday September 11, 2012 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. at Roth-Muir funeral Home (296 S. Main Romeo.). The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday September 12, 2012 at the Romeo United Methodist Church (280 N. Main Romeo) with the Rev. Dr. Gary R. Glanville officiating. Encryptment will be made at Cadillac Memorial Gardens, East Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries or Metropolitan United Methodist Church in Detroit. Arrangements by Roth-Muir Funeral Home. Guestbook at www.rothmuirfuneralhome.com
GARZA ROBERTO VERA Age 76 of Taylor, September 3, 2012. Dearest husband of Josefina. Loving father of Alberto (Sandra) Garza-Mayer and Amanda (Cesar) Polanco. Dear brother of Tomas (Socorro) Vera and Refugio Vera. Proud grandfather of six. Please visit www.nixonfuneral home.com for complete arrangements.
GERHARD VIRGINIA ANN Age 73 of Rochester Hills. September 7, 2012 Loving wife of Tom. Dear mother of Tom (Soni), Tim (Mary), Ron (Coleen) Gerhard, and Julie (Jim) Perkins. Cherished grandmother of Nicole, Megan, Matthew, Tommy, Samantha, Isai, Noe and Jasmine. Sister of Paul (Ann) Krause, Susie Moorcroft, and Barb (Hal) Moretti. Sister-in-law of Jerry (Karen), Dan (Barb) and Larry (Sue) Gerhard. Funeral Mass Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 10:30 a.m. with an in state time of 10 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1400 Inglewood, Rochester. The family will receive friends Monday 3-8 p.m. at the Modetz Funeral Home, 100 E. Silverbell Rd., Orion. Suggested memorials to Seasons Hospice. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
GODDARD LINDA JEAN Age 72, September 5, 2012. Loving wife of Frederick for 47 years. Beloved mother of David (Kari) and Jeanne (Thyagi) Shankar. Sister of Barbara Leon. Aunt to Robert and Beth Leon. Visitation Sunday 1 p.m. until her Rosary service at 7 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 W. Six Mile, Livonia. Monday in state at 9:30 am until her Funeral Mass at 10 am at St. Colette Catholic Church, 17600 Newburgh, Livonia. Burial at Holy Sepulchre. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Children's Burn Foundation. www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com.
GRAY HAROLD, 85, of Clawson died September 8, 2012. Survived by his son David; grandchildren Sojie, Colin and Claire. Preceded in death by his wife Margaret on November 25, 2002. Funeral service 12 Noon Tuesday at Gramer Funeral Home, 705 N. Main St., Clawson, MI 48017, 248-435-9010. Visitation Tuesday 10 a.m. until 12 Noon. To read the obituary visit www.GramerFuneralHome.com
GRIESMER JEANETTE "JEANNE" age 84, of Metamora, formerly of Birmingham, died Saturday, September 8, 2012. She graduated from Warren High School. Jeanette married Donald Griesmer on September 3, 1949 at St. Matthew's Catholic Church in Detroit. She is survived by her husband Donald; children: David (Michele) Griesmer of Grosse Ile, Marsha Griesmer-Wilson of Brighton, Jeffrey Griesmer of Dearborn and Jan Griesmer-Myrand of Metamora; grandchildren: Christopher Griesmer, Rachel Griesmer and Victoria Myrand. Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents George and Hildes Shoop; sisters: Phyllis Ann, Frances, Delores and Jerry. Visitation will be Monday 5-8 p.m. September 10, 2012 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. www.muirbrotherslapeer.com, (810) 664-8111. The family will receive friends 11:30 a.m. - 12 noon Tuesday at the church. Funeral Mass will be 12:00 noon Tuesday September 11, 2012 at Immaculate Conception Church, 814 West Nepessing St., Lapeer, MI. Burial in Great Lakes National Cemetery.
HAKOLA LEO E. Age 89, September 8, 2012, of Livonia. Beloved husband of the late Betty. Loving father of David. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Leo was a long time Ford Motor Company Employee. Visitation will take place at Fred Wood Funeral Home 36100 Five Mile Rd (E. of Levan) Livonia. Tuesday September 11th from 4-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church 14175 Farmington Rd., Livonia; Wednesday September 12th Visiting 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be directed to American Cancer Society. Please share your memories at Fredwoodfuneralhome.com
HARRIS FLORENCE MAY, age 108, of Fenton, died Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Caretel Inns of Linden. A memorial service was held Friday, September 7, 2012. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Michigan Humane Society or Tyrone Covenant Presbyterian Church. May was born September 17, 1903 in Cape Town, South Africa. She grew up in Edinburgh, Scotland before moving to Detroit in 1913. Quitting school after the eighth grade, May became a messenger girl for Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals, working her way up to cost clerk. She married Carl Harris in Detroit and he preceded her in death in 1959. She lived in Detroit area until 1998 when she moved to Royal Oak, living on her own until she was 104. She contributed her longevity to walking, climbing stairs and a positive attitude, to May "attitude was everything". May had recently been involved in a longevity study in California. She is survived by several great-nieces and nephews. Arrangements were entrusted to Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 W. Silver Lake Rd., Fenton. Friends may share an online tribute on the obituary page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com .
HARRIS TOM 73, of North Port, Florida, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2012, from cancer complications. He was born in Detroit, MI. Tom moved to Port Charlotte, FL, in 1996 from Louisville, Kentucky. He graduated from Boys Catholic Central in Detroit in 1957, and retired from Deluxe Check Printers in 1993. Living in Florida, Tom enjoyed a second career as a Real Estate Broker for Maple Leaf Estates. He was a member of San Antonio Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife Patricia A.; brother, Michael (Sue) Harris; children, Nancy (David) McKee, Thomas (Sharron) Harris, Brenda (David) Roberts, and Michael (Tammy) Harris; step-children, David (Kathleen) Zawisa and Jeannie (Gary) Bentley; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Tom was preceded in death by his brother, Gerald; and daughter, Patti. Visitation will be at Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Rd., Dearborn Heights, MI from 4-8 p.m. on September 20. A Memorial Mass will be held on September 21 at 10 a.m. at St. Anselm Church, 17650 W. Outer Drive, Dearborn Heights. Directly following the Mass will be a luncheon at Park Place, 23400 Park, Dearborn.
HAUSNER STEPHEN R. 65, of West Bloomfield, September 6, 2012. Stephen was a Police officer with the Wayne State University Police Department for 42 years. He was the beloved husband of Diane for 20 years. Loving father of Courtney, Megan and Matthew. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Amalia- Molly Hausner. A Memorial Mass will be Saturday, September 15th (time pending) at Most Holy Trinity Church, 1050 Porter St., Detroit. Visitation Friday 1-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m., and Saturday 9-10 a.m. prior to the Memorial Mass at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd. (btw. 9-10 Mile Rds.; just N. of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). heeney-sundquist.com
HEFFNER FRANCIS "EARL", JR. August 30, 2012, age 88, peacefully at home in Troy. Proud veteran of the US Army Air Corps serving during WWII. Longtime mechanical engineer for General Motors. Beloved husband of Regina "Ginni" (nee Pachuta) for 54 years. Dear cousin of Robert Cooney and Stuart Cooney (Janet). Brother-in-law of Martin Pachuta (Irene). Also nine nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn. 13-14 Mile), Monday 10 a.m. until funeral service 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial tributes to the church of donor's choice. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
HENDERLONG MANUEL E. "MANNY" Age 79 of Commerce Township died September 7, 2012. Life Partner of 32 years to Connie Reed. Dear father of Debi Anderson, Ed (Sue) Henderlong, Mary Henderlong, Patrick Henderlong and Mike (Kiersta) Reed. Grandfather of Benjamin, Alisa (Josh), Kate, Taryn, Tim, Tommy and Riley. Great-grandfather of Noah, Kailee and Benjamin. Brother of Ray, Harold, Betty, and Shirley. Preceded in death by his siblings Calvin, Norma, Don and Vernon. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews extended family members and friends. Funeral from Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake (3 Blks. S. of Maple Rd.) Tuesday 11 a.m. Interment Great Lakes National Cemetery. Friends may visit Monday 3-8 p.m. Memorials to Jacob's Fight appreciated. Condolences at www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com.
HORWITZ DR. JEROME P. Beloved husband of 61 years of Sharon Horwitz. Cherished father of Carol (Dr. David) Kastan, and Suzy (Marty) Gross. Loving grandfather of Lauren Kastan, Benjamin Kastan, Ian Gross, Molly Gross, and Hannah Gross. Brother of the late Harriet (the late Sidney) Hiller and the late Geraldine (the late Robert) Rafelson. Brother-in-law of Mel (Cookie) Newman. Loved uncle of Jim (Margie) Hiller, Ranny Howard, Francie Eisenberg, and Linda (Eric) Novak. SERVICES SUNDAY AT 11:30 A.M. AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
HOWELL MARY MARIE 85 years old, wife of the late William S. Howell passed away on September 7, 2012. Loving mother of Holden (Terri) Howell. Survived by sister Katherine Hible. Share a memory of Mary at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
HUSKEN KATHLEEN L. Age 97. Formerly of Warren. Beloved wife of the late Raymond; loving mother of Roy (Deana) and the late Carole and Dennis Husken; grandmother of Todd, Michael, Michelle, Darick, Brandon, Brenda, Laura, Darrell and Bobby; great-grandmother of 14. Visitation Monday, September 10, 2-9 p.m. at the Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, 28499 Schoenherr, Warren, 48088. funeral service Tuesday at the Funeral Home 11 a.m. Light a candle and share a memory at: www.verheyden.org
HYLTON KENNETH N. SR. ESQ. was born on July 7, 1929 in Roanoke, Virginia. He attended Talladega College, graduating in 1950, and married his wife of 59 years, Ethel W. Hylton (now deceased), in 1951. He graduated with a law degree from Boston University Law School in 1952, and a Master's Degree from Wayne State University in 1954. He served in the army from 1953 to 1956, after which he moved to Detroit to practice law. He gave freely of his time in public service; to the state bar, to politics, to the civil rights movement, and to the community in social and business spheres, in addition to working long hours as a lawyer. His survivors are sons Keith N. Hylton and Kevin N. Hylton, and eight grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, September 14th at Plymouth United Church of Christ 600 E. Warren, Detroit, MI. Family Hour 10 a.m. Funeral 11 a.m. Interment at Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation Thursday, September 13th, 2-9 p.m. at The Swanson Funeral Home, 14751 W. McNichols Detroit, MI 48235. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to Talladega College in Talladega, Al., in memory of Atty. Hylton.
JAMBRISKA ANNA L. (AVRY) June 4, 1914 - August 27, 2012. Ann passed peacefully at age 98 with her daughter at her side. Born in Kenosha, WI, lived in Detroit, MI and settled in Bend, OR. Beloved wife of the late Emil (Ted). Family and friends will greatly miss our amazing mother, grand-mother, great- grandmother, aunt, and friend. Dearest mother of Jo-Ann (Mike) Rutledge, James (Pamela), Thomas and Paul Jambriska. Loving grandmother of Todd and Sarah Rutledge; Kristin, Tom and Brian Jambriska and four great-grandchildren. Ann was preceded in death by mother Anna and father Stephan Arvy and brothers John (the late Julia) and Samuel Arvy. A memorial service and celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Contact email@example.com for details.
JONES WILLIAM R. Age 79, passed away July 19, 2012. He is survived by his children Eric and Lisa and was preceded in death by his wife, Brita. A Celebration of his life will be held at O'Mara's Restaurant, 2555 West 12 Mile, Berkley, MI on September 22, 2012. For information, please visit the RG & GR Harris Funeral Home website, www.rggrharris.com.
KASBARIAN SAM J. Age 90. September 7, 2012. Beloved husband of Marjorie for 52 years. Loving father of Sam Kasbarian, Trudy (Bob) Grenier, Nishan (Koni) Kasbarian and Tamira (Mark) Stevenson. Cherished grandfather of eight and great-grandfather of two. Dear brother of Harry Kasbarian, Angel Lappek and the late Mary Harvey and Clara Plesa. Funeral service Tuesday 11 a.m. (in state 10 a.m.) at Brightmoor Christian Church, 40800 W. 13 Mile Road, Novi, MI 48377. Visitation Monday 2-8 p.m. at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River Ave. (1 blk. W. of Farmington Rd.), downtown Farmington. Memorial contributions suggested to Angela Hospice. www.thayer-rock.com
KENNEDY ELEANOR (KELLY) August 24, age 91. Beloved wife of the late James "Gentleman Jim" Kennedy. Dearest mother of Judy (Michael) Finn, John M. (Gail), Maureen (Jim) Franey, Therese (Dave) Embree and Chris (Glenn) O'Connor. Loving grandmother of John Michael (Liza), Patrick (Kristi), Kelly (Eric) Woodhouse, Chrissy (Steve) Felton, Paul (Laura) Franey, Bridget Finn, Jamey (Katie) Embree, Mary Kelly Embree and Abbey O'Connor. Great-grandmother of Brady, Carson and Parker Kennedy. Sister of Mary Nagel and Catherine DeMeulenaere. Memorial Mass to be held on Saturday, September 15th at 12:00 p.m. at St. Paul on the Lake Church at 157 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, 48236. Visitation will be at 11:30 a.m. at the church, prior to mass. Donations may be made to the Capuchins at cskdetroit.org. Arrangements by A.H. Peters Funeral Home of Grosse Pointe. ahpeters.com
KISH ALBERT J. 91, August 27, 2012. Beloved husband of Margaret. Dear brother of Irene McGill. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation 3-5 p.m. Saturday September 15 at Gendernalik Funeral Home, 35259 23 Mile Rd., New Baltimore. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.
KNOTT BARBARA Age 75, died September 7, 2012. Beloved wife of William "Russ" for 55 years. Loving mother of Rusty, Gary (Jackie), Steven, and Jeffery. Dearest grandmother of Gary Knott, Jr. and Collin Knott. Dear sister of Don (Delores) Myers. She was predeceased by siblings Juanita Edwards, William Myers, Robert Myers, Betty McNally, Virginia Underwood, Jack Myers, and Jerry Myers. Visitation Monday 3-9 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. Funeral service Tuesday 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment at Cadillac Memorial Gardens East, Clinton Township. Please share a memory of Barbara at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
KOESTER JUDITH A. Age 72, of Clawson died September 3, 2012 at home. She is survived by her children; Kelly (Ada) Koester, Kerry Lester, Kristen (Kenneth Bohannon) Koester and Kim Koester. three grandchildren and four great-grand-children. Judith is preceded in death by her husband, Craig, on October 25, 1995. A celebration of her life will be planned at a later date. To read her obituary visit www.GramerFuneralHome.com
KOSTYSHAK DANIEL 53, passed away at Lourdes Hospital after a brief illness. Daniel was predeceased by his mother, Geraldine Kostyshak and his wife, Rhonda Hillhouse Kostyshak. He is survived by his father, Edward Kostyshak of Binghamton, NY, his brother, William Kostyshak of Rochester, NY, and his sister, Daria Brown of McLean, Virginia. Daniel grew up in Dearborn Heights, MI and was a graduate of the United States Military Academy class of 1980. During his service in the United States Army, he earned the expert infantryman badge, parachutist badge, air assault badge, and ranger tab, before retiring with the rank of Captain. Upon leaving military service, Daniel attained an MBA from the University of South Carolina and a Masters in Information Systems Management from the University of Southern California. He opened his own Marketing and Advertising Consulting company "Kostyshak and associates" in the Binghamton area where he continued to work up to his hospitalization. The family wishes to thank the staff of Lourdes Hospital Intensive Care Unit and the Danielle House for their compassionate care during this difficult time. Private services were held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider contributions in Daniel's memory to the ICU Department at Lourdes Hospital via Lourdes Hospital Foundation, 169 Riverside Drive, Binghamton, NY 13905 and the Danielle House, 160 Riverside Drive, Binghamton, NY 13905.