ABDURAMAN THERESIA Age 86, October 18, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Musin. Dearest mother of Shefika Kosikowski, Wolfgang (Denise) Abduraman and Brigitte (Eric) Ciaglo. Grandmother of seven. Great grandmother of three. Service at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2565 Third St., Trenton, Michigan, 10 am Friday, October 26. Memorials suggested to Hospices of Henry Ford.
ARMSTRONG AUDREY A. October 23, 2012, age 99. Wife of the late Hugh. Dear mother of Audrey Fitzpatrick (Bruce), Thomas (Myrna), and Mary Beth Wiechert (Pat). Also eight grand-children and 20 great-grand-children. Funeral service Thursday 12 Noon at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver). Family will receive friends Thursday 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorial tributes to Lutheran Home of Livonia, 28910 Plymouth Road, Livonia, MI 48150. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
AUDA ALEXANDER A., Age 86, of Milford, and formerly of Redford Twp., passed away in the care of his family October 21, 2012. Mr. Auda retired from Detroit Edison after 50 years and served 20 years as a Reserve Police Officer in Redford Twp., retiring as Lieutenant. Preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth "Betty" Auda. Survived by daughters Lynne Auda, Judy Hewelt, and Sharon (David) Lehr; grandchildren Nicole, Cara, Ryan and Matthew. Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, on Thursday at 7 pm. Friends may visit Wednesday 5:30-9pm and Thursday 2-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to: National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation or Angela Hospice. For further information, phone 248.684.6645 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
BAK WALTER M. "WALLY" Passed away on September 26, 2012 from a long battle with lung cancer. Beloved husband to Stacey (Orlanski). Brother of Ted (Carol). Uncle to Tom and Ryan, and cousin to Deanna and Barbara. Also survived by a wonderful friend, caregiver to Wally and daughter Kimberly and four beautiful grandchildren. He worked as an automotive engineer for over 30 years. He enjoyed classic car shows, watching and playing baseball, and most of all loved to talk and tell stories. More than anything he enjoyed helping others. Memorial Service October 27th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter's Church, 98 New St., Mt. Clemens. In lieu of flowers, donations to Lung Cancer Association or to the family.
BALLARD CLYDE "Honey" was born May 1st, 1925 in Kentucky and died October 23rd, 2012. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Nata Lee Ballard, and four daughters, Debra, Susan (Leslie) Peterson, Dawn (Robert) Chism, Lisa (Phillip) Mailey. He is also survived by five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 25th, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Royal Oak. Interment will be at Great Lakes National Cemetary, Holly, MI.
BANONIS MARILYN Born September 28, 1923, died peacefully on October 15, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Vincent, Sr. Preceded in death by three wonderful sons Vincent, Jr., James, and Stephen. Survived by daughter Carolyn Anglin, brothers Robert and John (Helen) Schodowski, and many loving relatives, nieces and nephews. There is no visitation or memorial services per Marilyn's final wishes. Memorials in her honor may be made to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliot, Detroit, Michigan 48207. Online condolences may be left at www.haleyfuneraldirectors.com.
CRAWFORD SALLY S. Age 76, October 23, 2012. Beloved wife of Kenneth Crawford. Loving mother of the late Cheri Michels, Pamela Crawford, Kenneth (Kathy) Crawford, the late Brian Crawford and the late David Crawford. Cherished grandmother of eight. Funeral at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (btwn. 14-15 Mile Rds.), Friday 11 a.m. Friends may visit Thursday 2-8 p.m. Memorials appreciated to the Parkinson Foundation. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com .
HORWITZ SUSAN Beloved wife of the late Bertrand Horwitz. Cherished mother of Alene (Bernie) Goodstein, Linda Horwitz, Larry (Marla) Horwitz and the late Lori Horwitz. Loving grandmother of Ben Goodstein and Alex Greenstone. Dear sister of Michael (Joanne) Simon. Also survived by other loving relatives and friends. Devoted daughter of the late Leo and the late Ruth Simon. SERVICES WEDNESDAY 10:00 A.M. AT THE DAVIDSON/HERMELIN CHAPEL AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL. 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
KALINOWSKI MARK DAVID Age 64, a resident of Royal Oak, passed away on October 20, 2012. Beloved father of Lisa Rogerson. Dearest companion of Lynda Dooley. Loving cousin of Mike Zsymberski. Predeceased by his parents Edmund and Lillian Kalinowski; his brother Ralph Kalin and his beloved cat Fat Boy. Gathering of family and friends Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. until Memorial Service 12:30 p.m. at Price Funeral Home, 3725 Rochester Road (between Big Beaver and Wattles Roads), Troy, (248) 689-0700. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to American Heart Association. Share memories with the family on the online guestbook at www.pricefuneralhome.net
KANTERS JOHN P. Age 81, October 20, 2012. Beloved husband of Mary Frances for 60 years. Dearest father of Karen (Gregory). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. John's entire career was dedicated to public service. Shortly after earning a master's degree from the University of Michigan he entered the U.S. Army and after discharge became a career Civil Service employee of the City of Detroit. After several years with the Budget Department as an analyst his special talents were recognized by Mayor Cavanagh who appointed him Budget Director. He continued to serve Mayor Gribbs and Mayor Young as the director of various departments throughout his career. Following a 35 year career his desire to serve continued even after retirement. He was elected to represent his fellow retirants on the Board of Trustees of the General Retirement System of the City of Detroit and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Detroit Retired City Employees Association. Upon relocating to Sterling Heights he became a member of the Property Tax Board of Review in that community. Funeral Friday 12 Noon at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr Rd. at Masonic, Warren. Visitation Wednesday 4-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-9 p.m. Memorials to the Capuchins or the Salvation Army would be appreciated. ahpeters.com