BOLTWOOD HAZEL M. July 24, 2014. Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Robert for 63 years. Loving mother of Beverly MacDougall (Richard), Charles (Catherine), and the late Sandra McMurray. Cherished grandmother of six, great-grandmother of seven and step-great-grandmother of four. Family will receive friends Sunday 1-6 p.m at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (between 13-14 Mile), 248-549-0500. Funeral Service Monday 10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Birmingham, 300 Willits Street, Birmingham, MI 48009. Visitation at church begins at 9 a.m. Memorial tributes to the church. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com.
CIEMERYCH SR. MARY THERESA (MARIANELLE) (THERESA CIEMERYCH) July 23, 2014. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Saturday, following the prayers at 10 a.m. at the Felician Convent, 36800 Schoolcraft Rd., Livonia. Viewing at the convent 1-8 p.m. Friday with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Arrangements by the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, (313) 561-1500. Memorials may be made to the Felicia Sisters Retirement Fund. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. www.howepeterson.com
COHEN NORTON J. Beloved husband of the late Lorelei Cohen. Cherished father of Rabbi Debrah Cohen and Sander (Christy) Cohen. Loving grandfather of Carter Cohen and Levanah Cohen. Dear brother of Lorraine (the late William) Solomon. Brother- in-law of Denah S. Bookstein, Florence Schuman, the late Rosabell (the late Harold) Bernstein, the late Michael Schuman, and the late Herman (the late Bernice) Schuman. Devoted son of the late Norman and the late Molly Cohen. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and his longtime loving companion Edith Kaufman. SERVICES 12:30 P.M. FRIDAY AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT ADAT SHALOM MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com.
EVATT CAROL ALEN Of Evart, formerly of Royal Oak, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at her home in Evart. She was 76. Carol's wishes were to be cremated and a memorial service is being planned for a later date.
GREEN CONNIE TAYLOR, July 24, 2014, Age 84 formerly of West Bloomfield. Former fashion and auto-show model. Wife of the late J. Donald Green, M.D., Dear Mother of Kim Theodore (Toby), Brett Feola (Mary), Douglas B., James D. (Lisa), Constance Garza. Loving grandmother of Carlyn and Colleen Feola and Cody and Shane Theodore. Former wife of the late Carmen Feola. Family is grateful for the loving care at Sunrise Assisted Living, Plymouth and Gentiva Hospice. Funeral Service Sunday 11a.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (between 13-14 Mile), 248-549-0500. Family will receive friends Saturday 4-7p.m. In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial tributes to Alzheimers Association or Gentiva Hospice. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
HAYES NATALIE July 23, 2014 Age 95. Beloved wife of the late Cletus for 61 years. Dear mother of Barbara Salamone (Joseph), Joseph (Donna), Anne Radowick, William and Patrick (Cindy). Also survived by ten grandchildren and six great- grandchildren. Sister of Esther Johnson (the late Warren), Sebastian Manganello, Manuella "Pat" Salisbury (the late Irwin), James Manganello (Donna) and the late Carmen Manganello (the late Anna). Funeral Mass Saturday 11a.m. at St. Owen Catholic Church, 6869 Franklin Road, Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at church begins 10:30a.m. Memorial tributes to Forgotten Harvest. A.J. Desmond & Sons (248) 549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
HEDGESPETH GEORGE JR., Survived by his loving wife of 45 yrs., Portia; sons George III and Sheldon; grandchildren, great-granddaughter and niece and brother Grady. Family hour Friday, July 25 from 6-7:30 p.m.; Memorial Service Saturday, July 26 at 10:30 a.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 171 W. Pike, Pontiac, Michigan 48353. In lieu of flowers, donations to Henry Ford Health System or The George Hedgespeth Scholarship Fund, Lincoln University. www.haleyfuneraldirectors.com
HENDERSON OTIS, Born March 12, 1927 Died June 6, 2014 Proceeded in death by wife; Joe Stella Stewart Henderson; parents; Martha Parks and Peter Henderson; Siblings, Johnny Henderson, George Henderson, Nathaniel Henderson, Annie Riley, Essie McClendon, Kathleen Johnson, Jennie V. Henderson, Martha Graggs. His one remaining brother, Roosevelt Henderson died July 3, 2014. He leaves to cherish his memory children; Maude (William) Scott, Estella Wilder, Patricia (Danny) Johnson, Gwendolyn (Melvin) Parker, Debbie (Lonnie) Spencer, Otis Jr. (Toni) Henderson; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a host of relatives. A private memorial service will be held.
HYSKO STANLEY J. Age 65. July 23, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Linda. Loving father of Nicholas (Renee) and Cassandra (David) Pickerill. Proud grandfather of Liam and Lenah. Visitation Saturday 1-7 p.m. with a 6 p.m. Prayer Service at Jarzembowski Funeral Home, 18957 W. Warren Ave. (at Artesian). Interment Our Lady of Hope Cemetery. Share memories at www.jarzembowskifuneralhome.com.
KOCH MARGARET "PEGGY" Age 88 of Lincoln Park. Beloved wife of the late Alvin "Al". Loving mother of Kurt (Angela) and Dennis (Ann) Mendelsohn. Dear sister of Audrey Farley. Dearest grandmother of Debbie, Linda, Sharon, Emma and Benjamin and great-grandmother to many. Visitation Friday 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the John K. Solosy Funeral Home, 3206 Fort St., Lincoln Park (313) 383-1870. Funeral Saturday in state 9:30 a.m. followed by a 10:00 a.m. Mass at Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church (1540 Riverbank, Lincoln Park). Interment Oakridge Cemetery. www.solosyfuneralhome.com
LAWSON-BRASILI SUSAN A. Age 61 of Lincoln Park, Michigan passed away on 13 July 2014 in her home of Hemet, California. Beloved wife of Charles. Wonderful mother of Jennifer (Christina) and Joe. Step mother of Christina, Jeffery and Jimmy. Grandmother of Tyler, Alex and Lelah. Dearest daughter of Alice and the late John. Sister of Johnny Ray, Marilyn, Philip, Jamie, Kathy and Janet. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral service Friday at 1 p.m. at Christ the Good Shepard Catholic Church,1540 Riverbank St. Lincoln Park, MI.
LUSTER THELMA BEARD Devoted mother and educator passed away July 14, 2014. Services are scheduled Saturday, July 26, 2014. Family hour: 11:00 a.m., Memorial: 12:00 p.m. at Detroit Unity Temple 17505 Second Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48203. She was loved by two children, six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and countless friends. She will be greatly missed.
McCASEY QUAVA NILE Age 75, Fenton, formerly Bloomfield Hills, died July 22, 2014. Services to be announced by Sharp Funeral Home. Contributions to Karmanos Cancer Institute, Farmington Hills or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Surviving are: four children, Victoria McCasey (Conrad Raden), Kathleen McCasey Jakovenko, John Thomas McCasey, David Michael (Griselda) McCasey; former son-in-law, John Jakovenko; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother Robert (Carol) Adams. Preceded in death by parents James Perkins Adams and Martha Rebecca (Finney) Adams siblings, Juanita Jordan, James Perkins Adams, and Roberta Burnett. www.sharpfuneralhomes.com
McCAULEY THOMAS C. Age 81, July 23, 2014. Beloved husband of 59 years of Shirley. Dearest father of Gerald D. (Elizabeth), the late Thomas W. and the late Dennis J. Loving grandfather of three and great grandfather of eight. Dear brother of the late Patricia Kellermann and the late Mary Jo Human. Family will receive friends, Saturday, July 26 from 3 p.m. until time of Memorial Service, 4 p.m. at The Fisher Funeral Home, 24501 Five Mile (between Beech Daly and Telegraph) Redford Twp. (313) 535-3030.
McDONALD, MARY Age 66, of Hartland, passed away peacefully at home with her loving family, on July 24, 2014. She fought lung cancer for over a year. Mary was born on December 15, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan to Cleon and Marie Overmyer. She is a 1965 graduate of Lutheran High East and a devoted christian belonging to Faith Lutheran Church in Highland. Her career began at the age of 17, as a secretary at GM. In 1988, she began working for AAA and retired after 25 years. She anticipated spending her retirement years traveling with her husband and spending more time on Lake Huron in Oscoda. Mary always put her family first and enjoyed entertaining and opened her home to all. She is survived by her loving husband of forty years, John McDonald. Beloved children Shawn (Jack) Hermansen and Amy (Mark) Purdy. Dear grandchildren Devon and Danielle Hermansen. Visitation and Funeral dates to follow. Please visit www.eltonblackandsonhighland.com for online guest book and further details.
MYLES JAMES, JR. Husband of Debra Myles and father of Melina, Myra, and James. Made his transition on Monday, July 21, 2014. Service will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 1, 2014 at Greater Grace Temple, 23500 W. Seven Mile Rd., Detroit.
NIBERT JOHN W. Age 83, of Westland, Michigan died on July 21, 2014 at home surrounded by family and friends. He was born on August 29, 1930 in Beards Fork, West Virginia. He is survived by Eleanor, his wife of 58 years; children John (Tracy), Lisa (Brian) Chichila, Jim (Kim), Lynne Nibert; his granddaughters Monica and Megan Chichila and Briana Nibert; his sister Peggy Lambert and his many nieces and nephews. John was a veteran of the Korean War. He worked at General Motors Hydramatic Powertrain Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan for 36 years. He enjoyed his 28 years of retirement doing things he loved like hunting, fishing, bowling, golfing, and traveling with family and friends. He lived life fully each day with passion and loved his family very much. Funeral service Friday, July 25th at 10 a.m. at Uht Funeral Home, 35400 Glenwood Road in Westland, Michigan. Interment will be at Cadillac Memorial Gardens West in Westland. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the American Cancer Society or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Please visit and leave a tribute at www.ufh.com
PAYNE KAREN MARIE, July 24, 2014, Age 62. Retired nurse, homemaker, world traveler and foster mother of 15 children. Beloved wife of Craig Zimmermann. Mother of Kevin Mort. Sister of Denise Payne. Family will receive friends Sunday 3-9 p.m. with Funeral Service at 7 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (Between Maple and Big Beaver), 248-362-2500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
PREUTHUN CECILY H. Age 90 of Ferndale, passed away July 22, 2014. Wife of the late Offer Franklyn. Mother of Offer Vincent Preuthun, Robert Garth Preuthun and Maren Preuthun-Johnson (Richard). Grandmother of Offer Christian Vincent Preuthun, Heather Kathleen Johnson, Erin Elizabeth Johnson and a special son, Niels Ammitoboll of Denmark. The family will receive friends Sunday 2-8 p.m. at the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 12 Mile Road, Berkley (2 blocks W of Woodward). Mrs. Preuthun will lie in state Monday 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service 10 a.m. at Cana Lutheran Church, 2119 Catalpa, Berkley (at Henley). Burial to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit. Memorial contributions may be made to McGill University Alumni Association, www.Alumni.mcgill.ca/aoc or Gentiva Hospice Foundation.org Share your memories at www.sawyerfuller.com
REDEBAUGH JAMES A. 67, of Leonidas, MI, formerly of Grosse Pointe Woods, passed away July 21, 2014 at his home. Beloved husband of Carol. Loving father of Amanda Redebaugh, Tracie Hardy, and the late Adam Craver. Dear son of the late Arthur and Virginia (Johnson) Redebaugh. Grandfather of Adam, Josh, and Mercer. Brother of Peter (Joan) Redebaugh and uncle of Laura, Peter and Kathleen. Private services have taken place. Memorial contributions may be made to Shades of Pink Foundation, P.O. Box 2538, Birmingham, MI, 48012.
SCHWARZE BRIAN July 19, 2014. Age 45 of Dearborn Heights. Loving father of Megan. Dearest son of Ann and Dwight (Gail) Schwarze. Dear brother of Kevin Schwarze, Gregory A. Locklear, and David J. Locklear. Brian will be deeply missed by family and friends. Care and services entrusted to Dearborn Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Road, (313) 278-5100. Donations may be made to: DFCU FBO Megan Schwarze. Share a memory with the family at www.voranfuneralhome.com.
STAMAS SOPHIE, Age 88 July 23, 2014 Beloved wife of Harry for 66 years. Loving mother of Janice (Donald) Grass and Carol (Richard) Harlan. Dearest Grandmother of Lauren, Christina, Matthew, and Richard. Dear sister of John Pappas. Visitation Friday 2 to 8 p.m. at Adragna Obarzanek Funeral Home, 33250 Ryan Rd. (Just north of 14 mile.) Funeral Saturday 12 Noon at the funeral home.
TANNER, HARRIET L. Her Legacy Harriet Lucille Tanner, age 91, of Whitmore Lake, MI died July 23, 2014. She was born July 29, 1922 to William and Elizabeth L. (Montague) Snay in Michigan. Harriet married the love of her life, George Alfred Tanner, on March 23, 1940, in Ann Arbor, MI. Harriet was an active member of Briarwood Baptist Church of Ann Arbor, MI, for many years serving as church secretary. She was generous and supportive, with many interests. Harriet enjoyed cooking, gardening, family trips, and writing letters to family, church members and service men. Harriet will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. Her Family Harriet leaves behind her children, Phillip W. Tanner of Brighton, MI, Star Tanner of Pinckney, MI, Ron (Linda) Tanner of Hartland, MI, Rick Tanner of Kokomo, IN, Rod Tanner of Springport, MI, Cheryl (Dave) Singer of Albion, MI, and George (Debbie) Tanner of Brighton, MI; sisters, Eva Kircher and Betty (Floyd) Tanner; (13) grandchildren; and many beloved, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, George Alfred Tanner; and brothers, E.J., Bill, and Herman Snay. Her Farewell Family and friends will gather, Sun., July 27, 2014, 2-8pm, at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg, MI. Her Healing Farewell will be Mon., July 28, 2014, with gathering beginning at 10am and service at 11am, at Briarwood Baptist Church, Ann Arbor, MI. Pastor Don Potocki will officiate. Memorial donations are suggested to Briarwood Baptist Church of Ann Arbor, MI. Please leave a message of comfort for Harriet's family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign her guestbook at www.borekjennings.com.