ADAMSKI EDWARD S. Age 86. December 22, 2012. Most beloved husband of 65 years of Barbara (nee McKolay). Loving father of Sandra (Garry) Payne, Gary, Glenn, Susan, Guy (Constance), Graig (Kimberly). Most precious grandfather of Synthia (James) Sweeney, Samantha Van Leuven, Barbara (John) Blevins, Francesca, Nico, Alexandria, Destin, and most precious great-grandfather of Anthony Cotton. Survived by sisters, Eleanor Katchmarek, Genevieve Warsaw, sister-in-law Patricia (William) Cosgrove, brother-in-law Robert (Kristine) Mikolay, sisters-in-law Hedy McKolay, Jane McKolay, Barbara McKolay, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He will be forever missed and never fogotten. Proud U.S. Navy veteran having served in WWII. Visitation Thursday 2-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (SHELBY TOWNSHIP), 54880 VanDyke at 25 Mile. Funeral Friday 10 a.m. at St. Isidore Catholic Church (18201 23 Mile Rd. at Romeo Plank Rd., Macomb). Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
ALSCHBACH MICHAEL GEORGE age 64, December 22, 2012. Master angler and outdoor enthusiast. Beloved husband of Sue for 27 years. Loving father of Erin (Mike) Infante, Michael Jr. (Ara) and Benjamin. Dear brother of Sue (Rich) Simpson and Tom (Peggy). Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial visitation Thursday 1-8 p.m. at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Memorial contributions may be made to ALS of Michigan, 24359 Northwestern Hwy., Southfield, MI 48075 or Project ALS, 3960 Broadway, New York, New York 10032. Ahpeters.com
ARROWSMITH MAUREEN S. Age 69 of Novi, died December 22, 2012. Beloved wife of 48 years to Winston. Loving mother of Val (Will) Arrowsmith-Timlin and Harold "Buddy" Arrowsmith. Dear grandmother of Keegan, Brady, Grayson, Hannah, and David. Sister of Lawrence Duggan, Sharron Penny, and the late Patrick Duggan, Gerald Duggan, Colleen Haney, and Dennis Duggan. Funeral Mass from Church of the Holy Spirit, 3700 Harvey Lake Rd., Highland, Saturday 10 a.m. (In state 9 a.m.). Friends may visit Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac Trail (3 blocks S. of Maple Rd.), Walled Lake, Thursday 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Friday 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Waterford. Memorial contributions to My Hands Your Heart, Inc. appreciated. Condolences at www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com.
BUTLER MARY J. (NEE RYBA) December 23, 2012. Age 81. Beloved wife of the late Henry. Dearest mother of Cheryl Victor, James (Helen) Butler, and Betty (Daniel) McCrary. Loving grandmother of seven, great-grandmother of seven, and great-great-grandmother of two. Dear sister of the late Anna Penkala. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. Funeral Saturday 11 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
DOBAR BETTY JANE a resident of Brighton and formerly of Huntington Woods, passed away peacefully on December 23, 2012 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. She was 59 years old. She is survived by her loving husband of 27 years, Ken Dobar; sisters, Carol (John) Henry and Vicki Purdon; brother, Richard (Marie) Wiersma; nieces and nephews, David (Jan) Henry, Diane (Tom) Pedersen, Danyl (Michael) Winkler, James (Monica) Purdon; and 14 great nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 28 at First United Methodist Church of Brighton at 11:30 AM. Friends may visit Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, Brighton on Thursday from 3-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. For further information phone 810-229-2905 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
HEMENWAY CONRAD R. December 22, 2012. Age 78. Beloved husband of Johanna. Loving father of Kevin (Diana), Corinne (Jeffrey) Peters and Karen. Loving grandfather of Monica, Sarah, Amanda and Ashton. Loving great-grandfather of Dylan, Iris and Sabine. Dearest brother of Jo Ellen Jankowski. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday 4-9 p.m. and Thursday 1-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc. (Shelby Twp.) 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd. Prayer Service Thursday 7:00 p.m. In state Friday 10:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. time of Mass at St. Kieran Church 53600 Mound (Bet. 24 and 25 Mile Rd.). Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
KOPTA DOROTHY WANDA BRING passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, December 20, 2012; age 87. Beloved wife of the late Eugene W. Bring and the late Charles R. Kopta and fiancée of Harry Artrip. Loving mother of Pamela Toderan, Larry (Cecelia) Bring and Cindy (Tom) Lillie. Devoted grandmother of Jacob, Jennifer, Danielle and Kimberly; great-grandmother of Parker. Dorothy is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 27, 2012 and Funeral service will be on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home, Pontiac. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais Ave. Royal Oak, MI 48073. Condolences may be left at www.sparksgriffin.com.
KOZLOW ROBERT A. Beloved husband of Carol Kozlow. Cherished father of Daniel Kozlow and Jody (David) Gardner. Proud grandfather of Zack Kozlow, Jamie Kozlow, Griffin Kozlow, Jade Gardner, Grant Gardner and Bo Gardner. Loving uncle of Abby (Avi) Gruber, Amy (Eddie) Elkaim, Jenny Rodriquiz and Rabbi Julie Kozlow Poyo. Dear brother of the late Richard (the late Lois) Kozlow. SERVICES 10:00 A.M. WEDNESDAY MORNING THE DAVIDSON/HERMELIN CHAPEL AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, (248) 569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
NICOL JEANETTE HELEN ANN (NEE GRABOWSKI) age 99 died December 23, 2012, was born December 28, 1912. Beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of John (Michele) Nicol. Grandmother of Scott (fiancé Kimberly), Todd (Ericka) and Andrew (Diana) Nicol; great-grandmother of Jordyn, Alexis, Benjamin, Morgan, Megan, Aidan and Connor Nicol. Predec-eased by parents Hippold and Augustina Grabowski; and siblings Clara Miller, Edmund and Edna Grabowski. Visitation Thursday 9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes Road, Clinton Township 48038. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 40501 Hayes Road, Sterling Heights, 48313. In lieu of flowers please make Memorial Contributions to Hospice of Michigan. To share memories with the family go to www.resurrectionfuneralhome.com.
ROBERTSON MARGARET E. Age 86. December 22, 2012. Beloved wife of Donald. Loving mother of Gerald (Jean) Robertson and Sharon (Barry) Fountain. Cherished grandmother of Kim (Tim) Bloch, Nicole Eppert, Heather (Dan) Marcaccio, and Holly (Jon) Thompson; great-grandmother of Andrew, Jordan, Brady, Avery and Adeline. Funeral service Thursday 7 p.m. at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River Ave., Downtown Farmington (1 block W. of Farmington Rd.). Visitation on Thursday from 2 p.m. until time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. www.thayer-rock.com
SCHULER JOHN "JACK" Of Allen Park. December 22, 2012. Age 92. Beloved husband of Betty. Loving father of John (Beverly) Schuler. Dear brother of Dr. Richard and the late Ann Nolting, Ted, Dr. James, and Tom. Proud grandfather of Meghan and Matthew. Visitation Thursday 3-8 p.m. with a Wake Service at 7 p.m. at Czopek Funeral Directors, 2157 Oak St., Wyandotte, 734-285-9000. In state Friday, 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Angels, 6442 Pelham Rd., Taylor with Mass at 10 a.m. Interment Our Lady of Hope Cemetery.
SIMPSON, GRACE PATSY age 79 of Bitely, passed away Friday December 21, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on September 22, 1933 in Detroit, MI. the daughter of George and Marion (Howieson) Christofaro. She was married to the late Bobby Simpson for 54 years. They lived in Detroit and St. Clair Shores before retiring and moving to Bitely, MI in 1996. Grace started working for Kresge at age 14 and retired from Kmart 50 years later. She went from being a city girl to a country girl upon retiring. She enjoyed reading a good book, tending her flowers and puttering around outdoors. Grace looked forward to working the local elections and assisting voters. She loved her winters in Florida and especially walking the beach and striking up conversations with fishermen. Grace is survived by one son; David (Georgia) Simpson of Baldwin, one daughter; Jackie (Jack) VanderMeulen of Twin Lake, five grandchildren, Madison, Merannda, Bryana, Jami and Joel (Jackie), five great-grandchildren, Jaylynn, Dayton, Drew, Ella and Annabelle, one sister, Linda (Ron) Solterisch plus four sisters-in-law, many cousins, nieces, nephews and special friends, Leroy and Laurie Jackson. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bob and sister Marion. Funeral services for Grace will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday December 27, 2012 at the Mohnke Funeral Home in Big Rapids. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7p.m. at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until time of services Thursday. Interment will be at Whipple Cemetery. Share a memory or express condolences at www.mohnkefuneralhome.com.
STEELE MARGARET "MICKEY" M. 72, peacefully completed her earthly journey December 22 in Titusville, Florida with her husband and children at her side. She was born November 10, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan. Mickey worked in oncology nursing and was a member of the Parrish Medical Center Auxiliary, Titusville, Florida. Beloved wife of Samuel. Devoted mother of Charles (Patricia), Christopher (Mary Beth), Kathleen (Craig Evans), and Matthew. Loving grandmother of Danielle, Margaret, Jessica, Emma, Samuel, and Jacob. Dear sister of Daniel, Dennis, Kathleen, Patricia, Maureen, and Timothy. Visitation Wednesday 4-7 p.m. at North Brevard Funeral Home in Titusville, FL. Services Saturday 11:30 a.m. at St. Thomas More Church, 4580 N. Adams Rd. in Troy, MI. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Angels of Hope, a family cancer foundation (www.angelsofhope.org).
WARNER JUDY M. age 73 of Warren passed away December 21, 2012. Beloved wife of Robert; loving mother of Sharon (Gary) Myers, Cathy (Larry) Redman and Steve (Sarah) Warner; dear grandmother of Daniel, Jennifer, Maggie and Eddie; loving daughter of the late Leo J. and Rose Waldo and dear sister of the late Larry (Rita) Waldo. Visitation 1-9 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2012 with 7 p.m. Rosary at Lyle Elliott Funeral Home: 31730 Mound Rd., Warren, Michigan 48092. In state Friday, 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass, 10 a.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church: 32000 Mound Rd. in Warren. She will be laid to rest at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township. Memorials may be directed to The Michigan Humane Society or to St. Judes Children's Hospital.
WROBLEWSKI JENNIE December 23, 2012. Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Alexander T. Loving mother of Leonard A. (Lydia), Diane J. and Judy (Ken) Huculak. Dear sister of the late Leon Pruss. Grandmother of Andrea (Roman) Jakubowycz, Peter (Alexandra), and Jennifer Brown, and great-grand-mother of Matthew, Autumn and Kaitlyn Brown. Resting at the L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Tr.) Friday from 2-9 p.m. Prayer service at 7 p.m. In state Saturday, 9:30 a.m. at Our Savior PNCC, 610 N. Beech Daly Road (n. of Cherry Hill) until time of mass at 10 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.