DAVIES, ALVA MAE May 8, 2015. Age 106 of Plymouth. Beloved wife of the late Reverend David T. Davies. Loving mother of Dr. Allen (Karen) Davies and the late John (Phyllis) Davies. Proud grandmother of Amy, Heather, Megan, Janet and Jim, and great-grandmother of Jack, Emie and Amelia. Dear great-aunt of Kristy (Todd) Russell. The family will gather with friends, Saturday, May 30th at 10:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Memorial Service at St. John's Episcopal Church 574 S. Sheldon Road, Plymouth. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfh.com
GILLER, DEBRA LEE Age 58, May 25, 2015. Beloved wife of Martin. Loving mother of Candis (Chuck) Wallace, Jason (MacKenzie), Dawn, Adam (Janet) and Heather (William) Kilpatrick. Dear grandmother of Jessica, Chuckie, Austin and Carley, Exavor, Kaden and Liam, Vanessa, Terrance, Omari, Jaxon and Asiah, Autumn, Alyssah, Declan, Alaina and Faith. Dear sister of Wallace, Suzanne and Michael. Funeral Service at the R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 15451 Farmington Rd., Livonia, Saturday at 11 a.m. Visitation, Friday from 1 - 8 p.m. Memorials may be directed to Heart To Heart Hospice. Please share a memory at www.rggrharris.com
KOBE, DENNIS June 6, 1958 - May 17, 2015. Arrangements by: PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME. www.phillipsfuneral.com
LEE, CHARLES Retired Commander, Charles E. Lee from the City of Farmington Police Department passed away today; Memorial Day. Visitation will be held in Bryson City NC on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 2-6 p.m., with Military Funeral Service on Friday at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory to the woundedwarriorproject.org. Rest in Peace Dad. We will forever love you.
LEWIS, ANNA May 11, 1925 - May 23, 2015 Arrangements by PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME www.phillipsfuneral.com
LEWIS, ANNA MAE (VOORHEIS) Age 90, May 23, 2015 of Woodstock, Georgia. Longtime resident of Redford, Michigan. Born May 11, 1925 in Detroit, MI to Edna (Bashelier) Voorheis and Leland Voorheis. Anna was the beloved mother of Ellen McManus, Linda (David) Bell, David (Joanne) Lewis, and Kathy Williams. Loving grandmother of Conor (Leah) McManus, Justin (Cianna) Curran, Nathan (Kelly) Bell, James McManus, Katherine Bell, Nicholas Bell, David Beau Lewis, and Sarah Lewis. Aunt to Walter (Nancy) Fleming and Vikki Owen. Anna was predeceased by husband Everett Willard Lewis, brothers Donald and Paul Voorheis, and son-in-law Bruce Williams. Anna was a United States Marine Corps veteran. She was involved in Girl Scouting as a leader, was also a member of National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, John Sackett Chapter. She was a member of Augsburg Lutheran Church in Redford, Michigan and South Lyon First United Methodist Church. Service: Saturday May 30th, 11a.m., Phillips Funeral Home, 122 W. Lake St., South Lyon, Michigan 48178. 248-437-1616. Visitation: Friday May 29th, 5-8p.m. and Saturday May 30th, 10 a.m. Interment Glen Eden Lutheran Memorial Park, Livonia MI.
LOWRY, MARILYNN "GRAMY" Age 82. May 20, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Charles E. whom she married December 13, 1952. Dear mother of Diane (Paul) Caughy, Barbara (Harley) Payran, James (Joyce), Robert (Laurie), Susan, Kathryn (Ken) Rosbury, Carolyn, and her daughter Samantha (Eric). Proud grandmother of Jason, Traci (John), Alyson (Shawn), Adam (Jen), Brianne, Matthew (Tiffany), Charlie (Jennifer), and Sarah (Tyler). Great-grandmother of Zachary, Abigail, Joshua, Ryan, Lauren, Brooke, Jamie, and Aly. Sister of the late James (Ann) Merner, and Ann (Samuel) Tario. Cousin of Robert (Dorothy) Messinger. Gramy was also cherished by many nieces and nephews. In the spirit of how she lived her life, show an act of kindness to others. On line sympathy message at www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com.
SCHULZ, WILLIAM E. SR., Age 87, passed away May 14, 2015, and leaves behind Betty, his wife of 57 years; four children, Kelly (Keith Bleyer), Heidi (Kevin Carnahan), William Jr. and Robert; and four grandchildren, Evan, Lauren Bleyer, Blake and Brooke Carnahan. William was a graduate of University of Michigan with three degrees; a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, a masters in automotive engineering, and a MBA. William served as second lieutenant during the Korean War. He worked in as an engineer in the automotive industry before he left to become a general contractor. He created and ran two companies; W. E. Schulz Co. and Schulz Custom Homes. He loved spending time with his family and friends. William enjoyed sailing and working on his many projects. He was always challenging himself through crossword and other puzzles, even going back to school at the age of 75 to learn how to cook. The funeral was May 19, at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Charlevoix, and burial took place in the Antrim City Cemetery. Please sign William Schulz's guestbook at winchesterfuneralhome.com.
SCHUT (NEE MATZO) AMANDA MARIE Suddenly May 21, 2015 Age 45 of Kalamazoo, formerly of Canton. Beloved mom of Hannah. Loving daughter of Augustin and Hilda Matzo. Precious sister of Rebecca Marano, Deborah (Jonathan) Crocker and Dianna Matzo. Dear Aunt of Zack, Noah, Joy, Hope, Mercy, Malachi, Ezra, Grace, Abigail, Moriah, Elijah, Josiah, and the late Ian. The family will be holding a private memorial service. Memorial contributions may be made to "Not For Sale" (an organization to combat human trafficking) at the website email@example.com To share a memory, or send a message of condolence, please visit vermeulenfh.com
WINTERHALTER, TERRY DARLENE A resident of Fowlerville, former resident of Milford and Hartland, and native of New York, died on May 23, 2015 after a valiant battle with cancer. She was 61 years old. She is survived by Phillip, her beloved husband of thirty-three years; her sister, Penny (Mike) Beadle; mother-in-law, Arlene Winterhalter; sisters-in-law, Sue Maraone and Phyllis (John) Brantingham; nieces and nephews, Lynn (Bruce) Winegar, Dawn (Sherif) Cumulji, Stacy (Ken Haag) Gordon, Heather (Nick Dombrowski) Galanty, John J. (Joanie) Brantingham, Jennifer Rayner, Brian Maraone, Christina Maraone; great nephews and nieces, Tristan, Trent, and Austin Winegar, Owen Gordon, Baily Haag, Haily Galanty, Mason and Jackson Brantingham, Nova and Alison Rayner; her dogs, Rusty and Annie and many, many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her sister, Yvonne DelMontier. Visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, on Thursday, May 28, from 3-9PM. A Funeral Service will be held at Christ Lutheran Church, 620 General Motors Rd., Milford, on Friday, May 29, at 11AM with Pastor Martin Dressler officiating. Burial will follow at Hodge Cemetery in Hartland. Memorials may be made in her name to the Am. Cancer Society, the Michigan Animal Rescue League, or to the church. For further information please phone 248-684-6645 or visit LynchFuneralDirectors.com
CAVAN, GLADYS WILKINSON (NEE: ALLMOND), May 8, 2015. Longtime resident of Birmingham, Michigan and member of the Birmingham Athletic Club. Beloved wife of the late Frank Cavan, Jr. Dear mother of Roy L. Cavan (Jean), Paul W. Cavan and Marcia Ann Cavan (the late James Salois). Grandmother of Shannon M. Dyer, Richard L. Cavan, James P. Cavan, David M. Cavan, Kelly P. Cavan, and Scott W. Cavan. Great-grandmother of Cameryn E. Dyer, McKenzie A. Dyer, Zachary D. Dyer, Henry E. Cavan, and the late Everett T. Cavan. Services will be private. A.J. Desmond & Sons, 248-362-2500. View obituary and share memories at www. DesmondFuneralHome.com
CAVANAUGH GEORGE A. JR. Passed away peacefully at the age of 94 on Easter morning, April 5, 2015, at his home in Port St. Lucie, Florida. George was born in Detroit, Michigan, February 16, 1921. He was the son of George A. Cavanaugh Sr. and Rhea Cavanaugh. He married the love of his life Jean Carol Houff of Birmingham Michigan, in 1942. George served in WWII in Europe. After returning from the war he first began his career working with his father. He later created is own company; Cavanaugh and Associates and was a manufactures representative selling cloth, and later vinyl to the big 3 automakers. George was very successful and remained in the business until he retired and moved to Florida in 1980. He was a member at the Bloomfield Hills Country Club and the Detroit Athletic Club. George Cavanaugh was one of a kind. He was friends with princes and paupers alike. He was involved in horse racing, as a breeder and an owner. In 1958, he established Pinecrest Farms in Ocala, Florida. George also was one of the founding members of the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders Association. George loved golf, fishing, playing gin rummy, casinos, and Tiger baseball! George was loved by many and will be missed by all. He is survived by Jean, his wife of 73 years, his daughter Mary Houston and his five grandchildren ; Erin and Brady Marcum, Matthew, Daniel Houston, and Emily Houston Vogt. He is also survived his sister Gloria Guay, his brother Jim Cavanaugh.
HAUENSTEIN, GLENN P. Age 59, May 21, 2015. Peacefully at his Walled Lake home. Formerly of Livonia. Beloved father of Steven G. (Erin Payne), Scott E. (Antasia Booher), and Sarah A. (Matthew) Trerice. Loving son of Ralph E. and Barbara "Pat" J. Dear brother of Thomas E. and Ross W. Loving grandpa of Lucas, Samuel and Gabriella Ho, Noah Trerice and Violet Hauenstein. Funeral Service, Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at The Fisher Funeral Home, 24501 Five Mile, Redford Twp., 313-535-3030. Visit Tuesday 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. Interment Roseland Park Cemetery, Berkley.
KNOTTS, JOHN ROBERT SR., Age 78, died Sunday, May 17, 2015 at St Luke's Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, following medical complications that led to respiratory distress. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Gloria (Wilber) Knotts, his son, John Knotts, Jr., his son's wife, Lori Seitz, and many close friends across the United States. He is the son of Robert and Mable Knotts (deceased) and the brother of James Knotts (deceased) and Sharon Fackler. Born in Highland Park, Michigan, John lived most of his life in the Detroit Metropolitan area of Michigan. Recently, John and Gloria moved to the San Antonio area to be close to their son and daughter-in-law. In his early years, Mr. Knotts was a gas station attendant before he was drafted for one enlistment in the Army between the Korean and Vietnam War. After the Army, he became a police officer and fireman for the Beverly Hills Michigan Public Safety Department, where he spent the rest of his career, retiring as the Director of Public Safety. John attended Birmingham High School and graduated with the class of 1954. He went on to attend many community college courses. John and Gloria were avid travelers, having seen nearly every state in the United States via motorhome or travel trailer, as well as visiting several countries outside of the United States. In the winters they would stay at Live Oak RV Resort and Golf Course where they developed many friends over the years. Both enjoyed the game of golf and John enjoyed working around the house. Gloria and John met at The Big Town Restaurant in Royal Oak, Michigan, in August 1961, right after he separated from the Army. They were married on May 27, 1962, at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Highland Park, Michigan. There will be a memorial visitation and service held on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, from 9 a.m. until the time of the service 11 a.m., at the Wm. Sullivan and Son Funeral Home, 705 W. Eleven Mile Road (4 blocks E of Woodward), Royal Oak, Michigan. A luncheon will be held following the memorial service to celebrate his life at Pasquale's Restaurant, 31555 Woodward Ave., Royal Oak, Michigan. John's ashes will be interred at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery in a private ceremony in June 2015. Those interested in attending the luncheon, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Memorial contributions may be made in John Knotts' name to the Beverly Hills Lions Club - Irving Usner, 19153 Walmer, Beverly Hills MI, 48025 or donor's choice.
LAMPTON, DOROTHY MAE May 20, 2015, age 90 Beloved wife of the late L. Henry Lampton. Dear mother of Jerry C. Hargrave and Angela G.D. Brey and dear friend of Donald Dew. Also leaves three grandchildren, one great grandson, two sisters and two brothers. Visitation Tuesday from 2 pm until 8 pm at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main Street, Plymouth where funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday at 11 am, To read her full obituary go to www.schrader-howell.com
LaVALLEE, MARY D. Age 86, May 19, 2015, of Garden City, Brighton and Big Rapids. Beloved wife of the late George J. LaVallee. Loving mother of Craig LaVallee, Brent (Dana) LaVallee and Renee (Mike) Stan. Dear grandmother of Sean, Spenser, and John-Patrick (Jamie). Great grandmother of Jade, Knole and Wyatt. Mary was one of the most good- hearted people you'll ever meet. She was member of the Red Hat Society, VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Elkadies. Her family suggests donation to the American Cancer Society. Please share a memory of Mary at www.rggrharris.com.
MARCUM, KATHLEEN CAVANAUGH Passed way in San Francisco on the morning of April 15, 2015. Kathy was born in Detroit, Michigan February 25, 1947. She was the daughter of Jean Cavanaugh and George Cavanaugh Jr. Kathy spent the early part of her life in the Detroit area where she met and later married her husband of over 40 years, David Marcum. She and Dave shortly thereafter moved to Southern California where they raised their two children. Kathy made her way to Northern California and to the town of Ukiah in 2001. She began working for the Ukiah Valley Assoc. for Habilitation. It was through her work with emotiona and physically handicapped adults that Kathy found her true calling. Kathy left a huge footprint on so many people's hearts. She was truly an unforgettable character. She will be missed. Kathy was preceded in death by her father George Cavanaugh Jr. and her brother Michael Cavanaugh. She is survived by her husband Dave, her children Erin and Brady Marcum and her two grandchildren Luke and Talon, and her sister Mary Houston.
TOOT, MARY E. (nee TIBBET) 88, passed away peacefully May 18, 2015. Preceded in death by husband John L. (Jack) Toot; mother to Jim of Colorado, Jane (Rick) Van Dresser of Michigan and loving grandmother to Anna. Mary was a graduate of Michigan State University and attended University of Michigan graduate school. In 1949 she taught school at Harrison Park Junior High in Grand Rapids and then Royal Oak High. Former member of Orchard Lake Country Club, The Village Club, TCH Women's Club, Tri-Delta sorority and First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham. Interment Grandville, Mi.