BROWN MIRREL Age 76. October 14, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Curtis Brown for 52 years. Loving mom of Jowanna Martinez, Joyce, Callie Regal, and Curtis R. (Kim). Loving grandma of seven. Dear great-grandma of five. Sister of seven. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation Tuesday 1-9 p.m. with a service at 7 p.m. at the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home Taylor Chapel, 9800 S. Telegraph. Burial to take place in Kentucky. Share a memory at www.howepeterson.com.
BUDZEN JUNE CELIA age 87 of Beverly Hills, passed away peacefully September 30, 2012. Precious mother of Brad (Leslie), Janice, and Jeffrey. Loving sister of Betty Szakal. Sweet Gramma of Jeffrey Jr., Madeline, Hannah, and Lauryn. Memorial Service Friday October 19, 11:00 a.m. at Beverly Hills United Methodist Church, 2000 W. 13 Mile Rd. June's true passion in life was singing and sharing music with others. She was a member of Sweet Adelines, The Good Times Quartet, The 88'ers, Oscoda's Senior Woodstock, and co-hosted monthly sing-a-longs at BASCC. Please send any memorial contributions to BASCC Senior Center, 2121 Midvale St, Birmingham, MI 48009.
DI DOMENICO FRANCO October 12, 2012. Age 61 of Dearborn Heights. Beloved husband of Anna. Loving father of John Luca, Marco Franco, and Rino Querino. Dearest son of Lucia and the late Quirino. Dear brother of Vincenzo (Maria) Di Domenico. Dear uncle of Lucia (Gian) (Catarina and Sofia), Nino (Sandra) (Vincenzo, Marella and Alessandro) and Antonella (Davy), Antonietta (Frank) (Marianna) and Vince. Godfather to Sabrina (Ariana) and Marc (Julie). Cousin to Pietro (Anna). He will be greatly missed by many other family members and friends here at home and also in Italy. Visitation Tuesday October 16, 2012 from 3-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-9 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of Voran Funeral Home (313-278-5100) . Funeral Thursday in state 9:00 a.m. at Divine Child Catholic Church (Dearborn) with Mass at 9:30 a.m. Entombment Glen Eden Memorial Park Cemetery.
GLASS JAMES "MONROE" Born December 25, 1953, died October 13, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife Dorothy (Applin); son Monroe "ML"; sisters Judy (Charles) Robinson, Linda (Dennis) May, Denys (Kelly) Hefner, Crystal Glass, Anita (Matthew) Prazak; brothers Kyle Benson, Paul (Ruth), Kenneth, Chip (Joanie), and Dale (Angel). Visitation will be on Tuesday, October 16 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. Funeral service will be on Wednesday, October 17 at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Share a message or leave a condolence message at: www.KaulFuneralHome.com.
GLAZEWSKI LUCILLE MARTHA Age 85, passed away October 12, 2012. Lucille was a world traveler and a long time employee of the city of Hamtramck. Beloved wife of the late Roman. Loving mother of Lynn, Alan (Michele), Mark (Rochelle), and Nancy (Ron) Czerwinski. Dear grandmother of Daniel, Robin, Roman, and Hunter. Visitation will be held Monday, October 15, 2012 from 3-9 p.m. (Rosary 4 p.m.) at the Union Lake Road Chapel of the Elton Black and Son Funeral Home, 1233 Union Lake Road, White Lake 48386. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, October 16, 2012 with an in state at 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Parish of White Lake, 9040 Hutchins Street, White Lake 48386. www.eltonblackandsonwhitelake.com
LANG HAROLD H. Age 98. Beloved husband of the late Helen. Dear father of David (Marjory) Lang. Adoring grandfather of Madelyn Lang and Jonathan Lang. Services Tuesday 10 a.m. at HEBREW MEMORIAL CHAPEL, (248)543-1622. Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery. www.hebrewmemorial.org.
LUNDBERG JOHN R. of Detroit, died October 6, 2012, at Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe, following a sudden illness. He was 49. John, son of Will and Carolyn Lundberg, was born in the Los Angeles area on July 3, 1963. He had two siblings; an identical twin, Eric, and brother Seth. The family resided in Missoula, Montana until moving to the city of Grosse Pointe in 1974 when John's father obtained a position at ANR Pipeline in Detroit. John attended The Grosse Pointe Academy and graduated from University of Detroit Jesuit High School. He earned both his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in journalism at Wayne State University. On August 27, 1994, John married Stacy Mizeres. They have one son, Nicholas, age 9. As a journalist, John worked as a staff writer for many years for the Grosse Pointe News, The Connection, CAM Magazine and was editor of the Pointer News. He was also a contributing writer for Grosse Pointe Magazine and the Legal News. John spent a majority of his time volunteering as a coach for Think Detroit and Eagle Sports. John enjoyed spending time with his wife and son, playing sports, reading, writing, fishing and cooking. He is survived by his wife, Stacy; son, Nicholas; brothers Eric and Seth; and aunts, uncles and cousins in Montana. A Memorial Service will be held in November at Christ Church Grosse Pointe. In lieu of flowers, contributions may by sent to the Nicholas Lundberg Education Fund c/o Stacy Lundberg.
MALONE RUSSELL Age 88. October 14, 2012. Beloved husband of Jacqueline for 64 years. Loving father of Christine, Michael, Timothy, Patrick and Ann Mary. Loving grandfather of 13 and proud great-grandfather of three. Russell was a Retired Detroit Mounted Police Officer, Past Grand Knight of the The Knights of Columbus, proud veteran of the US Navy and devoted retreatant at the St. Paul Retreat Center. Visitation Tuesday 3-9 p.m. with an evening prayer service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Pkwy. (16 Mile). Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday morning at St. Lucy Catholic Church, 23401 Jefferson in St. Clair Shores. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. For service times, call the funeral home at (586) 826-8550 and please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com
REETZ GAIL MAZURA Age 64, died October 10, 2012, of Tuscon, Arizona, formerly of Detroit, Michigan. Beloved wife of Richard Reetz. Cherished daughter of the late John and Marie Mazura. Dear sister of Adrianne Mazura (John Paul Ryan), Illene Mazura, Gerardette Adams (Jeffrey Adams), Jacqueline Mazura-Damiani (Michael Damiani). Proud aunt of Stephen, Sean and Kevin Ryan, Jonathan and Christopher Adams and Andrew Damiani. Cherished niece of the late Irene and Norbert Bialkowski and Clara and the late Lawrence Bruno. Fond Reetz daughter and sister in-law, loved by many cousins and many friends. Our dear, sweet Luna will remain forever in our hearts and always in our thoughts whenever we view her much loved Catalina Mountains. Contributions in Gail's honor can be made to TMC Foundation, Hospice Service/Peppi's House. ATTN: Gifts, 5301 E. Grant Road, Tucson, AZ 85712 or to Southern Arizona Boxer Rescue, P.O. Box 32695, Tucson, AZ 85751-2695.
REITZEL RUFUS H. JR. "BUD" Age 78, of Tampa, FL, passed away October 11, 2012, peacefully with loved ones. Beloved husband of Barbara, dear brother to Joan (Leo) Parnagian; dearest father of Lisa (Nathaniel) Bradley, James (Kathleen) Reitzel, Stacy James, Traecy (Darren) Brunner and Heather Lee Reitzel (predeceased); loving grandfather of Nathaniel Bradley, Quinn (Arthur) Getz, Chandler James, Ryelynn and Marla Brunner; loving great- grandfather of Henry and Lily Getz; dear step-father to Tonya and Anne Cook and step-grandfather to Jaclyn and Holly Buckley and Sara and Jacob Miller; loving uncle and good friend to many. Born in Mt. Clemens, Michigan, Bud graduated from Cranbrook School, attended Michigan State University and graduated from Wayne State University. He served his country in the U.S. Army, and was stationed in Ulm, Germany. Bud utilized his experience in the finance division of the Army to open Troy Finance in 1960. In 1962 he founded Lee Acceptance Co., an accounts receivable management company known today as Asset Acceptance and celebrating its 50th anniversary. As the Chairman and former CEO, he took Asset Acceptance public in 2004 before retiring in 2006. A pioneer of the debt purchasing industry, Bud's recognitions include Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, founding member and first president of the Asset Buyers Association and ACA International Honorary Membership. Bud loved hunting and fishing with his family and friends. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed boating on Lake St. Clair and Tampa Bay. He also loved music and played piano in a jazz band during his college years. A Funeral Service will be held at Blount & Curry Funeral Home, 605 S. MacDill Ave., Tampa, on Saturday, October 20th at 11:30 a.m. Visitation will occur two hours prior to the service on Saturday and from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday October 19th. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made in Bud's memory to Tampa General Hospital Foundation, Palliative Care Program, PO Box 1289, Tampa, FL 33601. Private entombment will be at Serenity Gardens Memorial Park, Largo Florida. Blount & Curry MacDill Avenue Chapel (813) 876-2421.
SAGE PEARL Cherished mother of Robert (Joan) Sage. Loving grandmother of Nicholas (Casey) Sage and Christine (Brian) Pancotto. Great-grandmother of Gia and Sage Pancotto, Lucia and Drake Sage. Dear sister of Edward (Bess) Levin, the late Isadore (the late Rose) Levin and the late Arthur (the late Jewell) Levin. LOCATION CORRECTION: SERVICES 12:00 NOON TUESDAY AT THE DAVIDSON/ HERMELIN CHAPEL. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
SNIDER DONALD Beloved husband of Pavlina Snider. Dear father of Bill (Debbie) Snider, Steven (Lillian) Snider, Lori (Matt) Middleton, and other children Doris Apel, Ingrid Apel, and Roland (Renee) Apel. Dearest brother of Annette (Gerald) Freedman. Loving grandfather of Jason Snider, Jodi (Kevin) Longueil, Bryan (Jessica) Fanick, Daniel Snider, Emily Snider, Loren Snider, Ashley Middleton, Ashley (John) Ricketts, Ashleigh Apel, and Joshua Apel. Great-grandfather of Xander, Ari, Finn, Lucie, and Camille. Also remembered by many loving nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends. SERVICES TUESDAY 12 NOON AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS, 248-406-6000, or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com.