ALANIS DAVID III October 14, 2012. Age 26. Beloved son of David Jr. and the late Maria. Loving brother of Maria, Antonio and Nicolaza. Visitation Friday 9:30am at St. Thomas Aquinas. Mass 10am. Interment Holy Sepulchre. Scripture Service Thursday 5pm. Visitation Thursday 2-8pm at the Sajewski Funeral Home, 19111 W. Warren. www.sajewskifh.com
AMAN REV. NORMAN of Fort Wayne Indiana died October 17, 2012. Born October 30, 1933, He served congregations in Saskatchewan, North Dakota, Michigan, Minnesota and Indiana. Funeral Services will be Saturday October 20, 2012 at 2 pm at Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 6318 W.California Rd., Fort Wayne IN. Calling will be Friday October 19, 2012 from 2 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 pm at the church. D. O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Chapel 1320 E Dupont Rd in charge of arrangements. For more information and to sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com
APEL BEVERLY WEPMAN Beloved wife of 19 years of Fred Apel. Cherished mother of Gayle Friedman (Lorne) Gold, Marcy Apel (Steven) Rowe, Susan Apel (Robert) Roberts and Donald (Lynn) Apel. Loving Bubbie and grandmother of Maddie Gold, Jackson Gold, Julia Rowe and Fiance Julian Portillo, Alan Rowe, Jake Roberts, Dirk Roberts, Caryn Roberts, Joshua Apel, C.J. Apel and Jillian Apel. Dear sister of Lloyd (Judy) Wepman. SERVICES WERE HELD. ARRANGEMENTS THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL. 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
ARAMBAGES HELEN Age 83. October 12, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Nicholas. Loving mother of Mary (Nick) Christian and Artemis (Scott) Kloess. Dear Yia-Yia to Paul (Lisa), Mark (Alyssa), Jason, and Adam. Great- Yia-Yia of Evan, William, and Mason. Visitation Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave., at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods, with Trisagion at 7 p.m. In state Saturday 9 a.m. until the time of the Funeral at 9:30 a.m. at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 21800 Marter Rd., St. Clair Shores. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the church or the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org. ahpeters.com
BECHT ELI HENRY JR. 82, of Mecosta, MI passed away Monday, October 15, 2012. Eli was preceded in death by his wife Norma, his parents, and his brother George. He is survived by his daughter Mary Ellen (Steven) Perkins of Park Forest, IL; his sons Michael (Dorthea) Becht of New Haven, MI and John (Annette) Becht of Redford, MI; his grandchildren Saima M. Sharoff, Eli M. Becht, Thomas A. Perkins, Daniel C. and Patrick E. Becht; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Big Rapids, MI, with Pastor Jerry Switzer officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 726 Fuller Ave., Big Rapids, MI 49307. Share a memory or leave a condolence for the family at www.daggettgilbertfuneralhome. com Daggett-Gilbert Funeral Home Inc. Big Rapids, MI.
BOOTHROYD SHIRLEY L., age 84 of Canton Township, formerly of Royal Oak, died October 13, 2012. Beloved wife of the late George. Dear mother of Deborah Drager, Steven, and Scott (Belinda). Proud grandmother of six, and great-grandmother of three. The family will gather with friends on Saturday October 20, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Memorial service at First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth, 701 Church Street (W. of Main Street), Plymouth. MI 48170. Memorial contributions to First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth, or to Starr Presbyterian Church, 1717 W. 13 Mile Rd,, Royal Oak, MI 48073. To share a memory, visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com .
BOSSELMAN ELIZABETH Age 96 of Plymouth formerly of Grand Island, Nebraska, passed away on October 16, 2012. Preceded in death by her husbands Charles Bosselman and Clayton Evans. Loving mother of Mary Lou (Bill) Wietfeld and Betty (Tom) Curran. Proud grandmother of Steve (Karen) Carleton, Lucy Carleton, Libby (Eric) Exner, Laurie Carleton, Amy (Joe) Garcia, Kim Curran and Jennifer Botte. Great grandmother of eight Friends may visit the Schrader-Howell Funeral 280 South Main St, Plymouth on Sunday, October 21, 2012 beginning at 12:00pm with a funeral service at 2:30pm with the Rev. Emily Riley Campbell officiating. Graveside servics will be held at the Grand Island Cemetery in Grand Island, Nebraska on Thursday. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Share memories at Schrader-Howell.com.
CHADWICK GENEVIEVE "JEAN" Age 89, October 15, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Chester. Loving mother of Tom (Kathleen), Robert (Cathleen), Lynne (Lisa) and Sue Misiak. Loving grandmother of Anthony, Brandon, Robert, Justin and Thomas. Dear sister of Bernadine Dubrovich. Dear sister-in-law of Ann Kay. Proud resident of Hamtramck and long time parishioner of St. Ladislaus. Jean was a true sports fan, who loved her Tigers and Red Wings. Memorial Service will be held 12 p.m. on Saturday at The Most Holy Trinity Chapel of Resurrection Cemetery, 18201 Clinton River Rd. in Clinton Township. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
CICOTTE JERRY LEWIS age 86, October 15, 2012. Dearest husband of Genevieve for 60 years. Beloved father of Marianne (Edward) Schaffstein, Brian (Christine), and the late Gerald and Richard. Loving Papa of eight, and great grandfather of Gavin. Visitation Friday 1:30 pm until 9:00 pm with Rosary at 7:00 pm. at A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave., at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Funeral Saturday at St. Basil The Great Catholic Church 22860 Schroeder, Eastpointe 48021, In state 9:30 am until time of Mass 10:00 am. ahpeters.com
CLAIR BERNARD J. October 12, 2012. Age 91 of Hobe Sound Florida., formerly of Allen Park. Beloved uncle of Blanche Hopkins, Mary Ann Kolar, and William J. Clair. Loving great uncle of eight. Dear great-great uncle of 11. Retired from the U.S. Postal service after 30 years. Bernard was a loyal and faithful member of the Fr. Saylor, K of C in Allen Park, and the VFW #10132 in Hobe Sound, FL. U.S. Army veteran of the Normandy invasion during WWII. In state Saturday 11:00 a.m. with a 12:00 noon Mass of the Resurrection to follow at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 9000 Laurence, Allen Park. Interment Our Lady of Hope Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com
DAHLSTROM HELEN J. Age 82 of Farmington Hills. Loving wife of the late Carl. Survived by her loving family and friends. Funeral Saturday 11 am First Presbyterian Church of Farmington. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. Thayer-Rock Funeral Home. Please visit www.thayer-rock.com for full obituary.
DERKATCH JACQUELINE MARIE ("KIKI" to everyone close to her). January 1, 1958, passed away Saturday, October 13 after a long battle with cancer. Jackie was born in Detroit, and grew up in Livonia eventually settling down in Pinckney with her family: Loving wife of Kevin, wonderful mother of Lauren Everett (Jon), daughter of David and Midge Sokol, daughter-in-law to Fran Derkatch, big sister to Michael Sokol (Kim), and Ann Marie McMullen (Mike), best aunt ever to Nicole, Jessica, Elizabeth, Andrew, Madison, Jillian, and Steven. Jackie was preceded in death by her mother Elizabeth Ann Sokol, and father-in-law Ernie Derkatch. A Celebration of Life will be held October 20th from 4- 6 p.m. at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. Please bring all your happy memories of Jackie to share with our family. We will always carry your memory in our hearts.
DeTURCK CLEMENTINE age 95, October 17, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Gustaf. Loving mother of Rosalie (and the late Ray) Skinner. Proud grandmother of Doug (Theresa) Clothier, Karen Niemstchk and Sharon Rivard. Also survived by six great-grandchildren. In state Saturday 9:00 a.m. Mass 10:00 a.m. St. Edmund Catholic Church 14025 Twelve Mile Rd. Warren. Interment Resurrec tion Cemetery. Family suggests Memorial contributions to St. John Providence Hospice 37650 Garfield Clinton Twp., Mich. 48036. For further information call A. H. Peters Funeral Home 586-293-8030. ahpeters.com
ESPER PATRICIA ANN Please see PATRICIA TURNER notice.
FARNEN GRACE, born September 20, 1925, died October 13, 2012. She was predeceased by her son Christopher Farnen and survived by her children Ryan Farnen (Marilyn), Mark Farnen (Lynda), Mari Ann Farnen and Terrance Farnen (Melissa); her grandchildren David, Kristin, Chad, Jaqueline, Kimberly, Samuel, Adrianna, Joseph and Melissa; and her great-grandchildren Ian and Ella. Visitation will be held, Friday, October 19, 2012 from 4-9 p.m. at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods. Funeral Mass will be celebrated October 20, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. Paul on the Lake Catholic Church, 157 Lake Shore Dr., Grosse Pointe Farms. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen Detroit or the American Heart Association Midwest Affiliate. ahpeters
FETSCO ROBERT W. October 17, 2012, Age 76. Beloved husband of Lorraine. Dear father of Lynne (Greg) Maurer. Loving grandpa of Melissa and Amy Maurer. Dear brother of William (Jo) and Gayle and brother-in-law of Joseph Madej. Member of John F. Kennedy K of C. Usher, parishioner and member of the Men's Club at St. Malachy. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (west of Hoover) Warren. In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. until Funeral Mass 10 a.m. at St. Malachy Catholic Church, 14115 Fourteen Mile Road (east of Schoenherr) Sterling Heights. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
GANTZ EDITH Age 93, of Florida, formerly of Michigan. Beloved wife for 61 years to the late George Gantz. Devoted mother of Mark (Toby) Gantz and Sheree (Richard) Green. Loving grandmother of Amy (Todd) Gers, Rikki (Amit) Ofek, Adam (Gypsy Modina) Greenstein, Shawn (Tony) Fayne, Michael Green and Lindsay Green. Proud great-grandmother of Jacob Gers, Ethan Gers and Axle Greenstein. Dear sister of Aviva (Eli) Minoff, the late Evelyn (late Alvin) Singer and the late Dana (late Marty) Ament. Cherished sister-in-law of Blanche (late Harry) Gantz, the late Dr. Maurice (late Lee) Gantz, the late Peggy (late Harry) Morris, the late Jean (late Abe) Elman, the late Evelyn (late Dr. Milton) Joseph, the late Benjamin (late Dorothy) Gantz, the late Dr. Irwin (late Rose) Gantz and the late Anna (late Clarence) Cann. SERVICES FRIDAY 10:30 AM AT HEBREW MEMORIAL CHAPEL (248) 543-1622. INTERMENT CLOVER HILL PARK. www.hebrewmemorial.org
GARIEPY DONNA JEWEL age 82 , passed away October 15, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Francis G. Gariepy, loving mother of Delores, Diane (the late Michael) Burch, Frank (Kathy), Jim (Eileen), Carol (Hossein) Sadate-Akhavi, Joan (Don) Bertucci and Karen (Keven) Smith; cherished grandmother of Megan and Hannah Burch, Brian, Michael (Sharayah), Andrew and Christopher Gariepy, Gail, Gregory and Paige Gariepy, Christian and Cara Bertucci, Nicholas, Brendan and Austin Smith; dear sister of the late Delores (Tom) Hendren and Thom (Mary) Hamilton; dear sister-in-law of Jeanne Julien. Also fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass 10 am (in-state 9:30 am) Friday, October 19, 2012 at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church, Orchard Lake. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations In Memory of Donna to Odyssey Hospice 25285 W. 11 Mile Rd. Southfield, MI 48033 or to the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Pixley Funeral Home Godhardt-Tomlinson Chapel. Share a memory at www.godhardttomlinson.com
GHESQUIERE ALBERT W. Age 93, October 16, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Virginia. Loving father of Gary and Virginia Kaye (Mike) Lutz. Dear grandfather of five and great grandfather of 11. Brother of the late George. Member of the Belgian American Business Club and the Belgian Century Club. Visitation Thursday 2-9 p.m. with Rosary 4 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack, Grosse Pointe. Funeral Friday in state 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at St. Paul on the Lake, 157 Lake Shore Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org.
GLADWELL ROBERT TREVY, JR. Age 78. October 8, 2012. Beloved husband of Marcia. Loving father of Marla (Tom) Krueger, Treva (Larry) Olinick, Ernie (the late Kimberly) Gladwell, Robert Trevy Gladwell III, and Deanna (Ben) Oliver. Dear grandfather of Amanda, Richard, Jared, Rachel, MaryGrace, Moriah, Seth, Levi, Dustin, Chelsea, Nolan, Nicholas, Robert Trevy Gladwell IV, and Anna Elizabeth Gladwell; and great-grandfather of Lyric Gladwell. Former husband of Mary Cusmano, Ethel Pfeiffer, and the late Jacqueline Gladwell. He reunites with his canine companion Charlie. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, October 20th at First Presbyterian Church of Farmington, 26165 Farmington Rd., Farmington, MI 48334. In lieu of flowers memorials suggested to the Church, the Michigan Humane Society or REGAP. www.thayer-rock.com