BRINZA, DAWNA July 2, 1961 - April 8, 2015 obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
DALEY, BLAIR JON Nov. 17, 1950-April 16, 2015 Arrangements by: PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME www.phillipsfuneral.com
DUNCAN, ETHEL JEAN A long time resident of Milford, died on April 13, 2015 at the age of 78. She is survived by her beloved husband of over fifty-five years, Percy Duncan; sisters, Patricia (Donald) Sullivan, Sharon (Larry) Chapel; brothers, Ray (Judy) Hardy, Donald (Sharon) Hardy, Ronald (Joan) Hardy; sister-in-law, Ilene Heffelbower; her aunts, and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Myrtle Hardy, a sister, Shirley Krajinke, and a brother, Larry (Jean) Hardy. Funeral Services were held at West Highland Baptist Church, Highland Twp., on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Memorials may be made in her name to the Alzheimer's Assoc., Gentiva Hospice, or to the church. For further information please phone 248-684-6645 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
DUNN, LORETTA May 23, 1931 - April 7, 2015 obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
KEELER, LAWRENCE Age 76 of Livonia. Passed away April 4, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Alice A. Keeler, his wife of 46 years. Dear father of Kenneth (Lisa) and the late William. He will be deeply missed by his four grandchildren, Andrea, Michael, Jason and Jacqueline. He is also survived by three great-grandchildren. Memorial luncheon to be held Saturday April 25, 11-2 at Burton Manor in Livonia, Suite 8. In honor of Larry's love of wildlife, please consider a memorial donation to The Nature Conservancy.
KLINGLER, DOLORES October 21, 1926-April 16, 2015 PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME. www.phillipsfuneral.com
KREEGER, DONALD HERMAN His Legacy.... Kreeger, Donald Herman, age 91 of Brooklyn formerly of Brighton passed away at home on April 13, 2015. He was born on April 9, 1924 in Northville, MI to Herman Charles and Martha (Brassow) Kreeger. Don married Betty Agamey in Northville and she preceded him in death in 1971. He was employed in agriculture and the railroad, where he wore many hats including, managing and bookkeeping. His family and many, many friends will remember Don as a hard working, kind hearted man that knew what it truly meant to be a "good neighbor and friend". Don had a servants heart and was always there for family and friends in need. His memory will live on in the family he left behind and his memory will forever be cherished in their hearts as a wonderful Dad with a great sense of humor. His Family....Donald is survived by his daughters: Martha Jo Blackadar, Suzanne Kreeger, Nancy Ann Atkins and Judy McHardy; three grandsons: Adam, Ben and Phillip Atkins. His Farewell... A Community Farewell will be scheduled at a later date to be held at the Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. Please sign Donald's guestbook at www.borekjennings.com or leave a message of comfort for his family by calling 877-231-7900.
KRUG, JANIS LYNN Loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt passed away Sunday April 12, 2015 after a courageous twenty eight year battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Mrs. Krug was 59 years old. She was preceded in death by father, Douglas Eckles; aunts, Lucile Prieskorn and Mildred Ash; uncles Edward Ash and George Prieskorn. Survivors: Husband, William Krug; son, Douglas Krug and wife Kimberly; daughter, Jennifer Pickard and husband Garret; son, Michael Krug; granddaughter, Madelynn Krug; mother, Ethel Eckles; sisters, Diane Wavrek, Susan Larkins and LuAnn Eckles. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, in-laws and cousins. She will be greatly missed by all. Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday April 25, 2015 at Roseland Park Cemetery, 29001 Woodward Ave, Berkley, MI 48072 In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or to Immanuel Lutheran Church, North Richland, Texas.
LEFLER, CHARLES November 21, 1922 - April 12, 2015 obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
MARINO, VINCENT February 14, 1950- April 3, 2015 obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
MASON, JUNE March 3, 1928 - April 10, 2015 obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
MATLAS, THOMAS April 2, 1941 - April 5, 2015 obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
NELSON, THEODORE "TED" A longtime resident of Highland and former Biology teacher and track coach at West Bloomfield High School, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was born in Pontiac on December 7, 1943, the youngest of four children to Harry and Helen Nelson. Ted was a published nature photographer whose spirit was most at home in the outdoors. He is survived by his daughters, Rebecca (David) Lacey and Shelly Nelson; granddaughters, Eliana and Samantha Lacey; brothers, Richard (Rosemary), Harry "Tom" (Bonnie); sisters, Patricia King, Nancy (Jack) Smith and nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends. For service details phone Lynch & Sons, Milford at 248.684.6645 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
PETERSEN, GORDON LIVINGSTON JR. Gordon Livingston Petersen Jr., 93, of Higgins Lake died April 19, 2015 with his family by his side.Gordon, called "Pete" by family and friends, was born June 29, 1921 in Chicago, IL. He grew up in Park Ridge, IL and following his service in World War II graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, where he met his wife, Frances Adele Sumner. They married May 20, 1950 in Memphis, TN. Mr. Petersen, formerly of Northville, Novi and Plymouth, retired from General Motors, downtown Detroit, in 1980. They moved to Higgins Lake from Plymouth in 1994. He served as an elder in the congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses for many years and loved teaching the Bible. Surviving are his wife of nearly 65 years, Frances; four children, Adele (Tim) Woskobojnik of Roscommon, Cathy (Larry) Odett of Howell, Andrew of Higgins Lake, and Ross (Jennifer) of Medina, OH; and five grandchildren, Christina Woskobojnik, Bailey and Brooklin Petersen, Matthew (Danielle) Odett and great-granddaughter Gwendolyn, and Lauren (Steve) Smith and great-grandson Marek. The memorial service will be April 25 at 1 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, M-18, Roscommon, with Mr. Greg Lytle officiating. Funeral arrangements were in care of Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon.
SOOD, PREM February 25, 1930 - April 20, 2015 L. J. Griffin Funeral Home Northrop Sassaman Chapel.
STEFANSKI, JOYCE J. April 20, 2015. Beloved wife of Vern. Loving mother of Jeaneena Stefanski. Dear sister of Donald (Prathyl) Jackson, and the late Patricia (Bill) Hallihan. Mrs. Stefanski received her Master's Degree in Counseling from Eastern Michigan University. She was a member of the Mortar Board Society. Joyce retired in 2012 as a Rehabilitation Counselor with the Salvation Army. The family will gather with friends Saturday 11 AM until the 12 noon Memorial Service at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Road, Plymouth (Between Sheldon and Beck). Memorials may be made to the Michigan Humane Society. To share a memory, please visit: vermeulenfh.com
THRELKELD, JACK February 7, 1921-April 14, 2015 Arrangements by: PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME www.phillipsfuneral.com
TRABUE, JACK W. May 11, 1956-April 18, 2015 Arrangements by: PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME. www.phillipsfuneral.com
VALLIDO, ANTHONY J. JR., April 15, 2015, age 25. Son of Kimberly and Anthony Sr. Brother of Nicole and Brandon. www.lynchFuneralDirectors.com
WALSH, THOMAS June 17, 1957 - March 30, 2015 obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
BREAZEALE, DR. DAVID A. David passed away peacefully on March 31 at his home in Jupiter, Florida of cancer, at age 63. He was the Son of Herschel and Lorraine Breazeale of Clarkston, Mi. and Singer Island, Florida. David is survived by Brothers James of Miami, Fl. Thomas of Raleigh, North Carolina and Daniel of Rochester, Michigan. He Graduated Groves High School in Birmingham, Mi. 1969. David earned his Medical Degree from School of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, 1978. He completed his internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Fl. and served his residency at North Miami Beach Osteopathic General Hospital. He practiced Medicine in Wellington and Jupiter, Fl. He will be sadly missed by Family and Friends. At his request, his burial will be the Neptune Society. Donations may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach/Trustbridge Health.
FREDETTE, JOHN JOSEPH 78 years of age, died of complications of Parkinson's disease on April 16, 2015, in Utica, Michigan. John is survived by his wife, Helen (Crowell) Fredette, his daughters, Mary Margaret Sutter of Bruce Twp, MI; Dawn Marie Fredette of Rochester Hills, MI; and Robin Elaine Fredette Roberts (Bradley) of Stowe, PA; grandchildren DeOnte R. Sullivan, Carrie Ann Sutter and Rozalynn Marie Roberts. He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Margaret Mary and several siblings. John was born on July 29, 1936, in Detroit, MI, and married the love of his life in 1965. He retired from Ford Motor Company Vinyl Plant in Mt. Clemens, MI, in 1995 after 30 years of service. John was a great family man, husband and an awesome dad. He loved vacationing with his family, bowling, and coaching the softball team for Ford's Local 400. He was an avid fan of jazz music, Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions. He was a devout Christian until the end. The family would like to thank Regency Manor Nursing Home in Utica, MI, where he spent his final days in loving company and care; and Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care in Madison Heights, MI, for taking extra special care in his final days, especially Chris Davidson. Thank you all! Arrangements will be private for immediate family only.
GIBBONS, JANE UNDERHILL (GIGI) 77 years old passed away in Vero Beach on April 7th, 2015. Formerly from Birmingham, Michigan. Beloved wife of Paul E. Gibbons. Loving mother of Barbara Kotzen and husband John Kotzen of Wellesley, MA, and Jeanne Gibbons of Naples, FL. Cherished grandmother of Matthew, Colby, and Andrew Kotzen. Dear sister of Barbara Stratton of Naples and brother of Tony Underhill of Fort Lauderdale. Memorial Contributions may be sent to: VNA Hospice House of Vero Beach 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960 or http://www.vnatc.com/foundation/donate-today/ Arrangements are under the direction of Strunk Funeral Home, Vero Beach. A guestbook is available online at www.strunkfuneralhome.com. A private ceremony will be held by the family.
LEEMAN, ROBERT STANLEY Age 84, of Farmington Hills, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015. Stan is the beloved husband of 61 years, to Irene; cherished father of Stanley (Lisa) Leeman and Nancy (Robert) Repovz; proud grandfather of Shannon, Nicholas, Samantha, and Rachel. Sadly, Stan was preceded in death by his brother Thomas. A funeral service for Stan was held on Sunday, April 19 at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home. Memorial tributes are suggested to The Wounded Warrior Project. heeney-sundquist.com