ANDERSON JANE LEE Age 79, of Northville, passed away peacefully February 2, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Jewel Anderson. Cherished mother of Michael Anderson, Patricia (Mark) Belanger, Timothy (Laura) Anderson, and Leigh (James) Stearns. Loving sister of Douglas (Irene) Schoonover, and Paul (Rita) Schoonover. Adored grandmother of Brandon, Meghan, Joel, Jeremy, Elizabeth, Kaitlyn, and Emily; and great-grandmother of Allie. She taught for the Northville Public Schools for many years. Visitation will be held Tuesday 28 p.m. at Casterline Funeral Home, 122 W. Dunlap, Northville. Funeral Service Wednesday 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 777 W. Eight Mile, Northville. Contributions to Salvation Army or Northville Civic Concern. Online condolences at www.casterlinefuneralhome.com
BARANOWSKI THERESA D., age 77 of Warren, Michigan, passed away February 2, 2013. Wife of the late Joseph J. (2008). Mother of Joseph (Susan), Eugene (Colleen), Debra (Chuck) Rodgers, Christine (Jacques) Marcil and Kenneth (Melonie). 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation Tuesday 3-9 p.m., funeral service Wednesday 11:00 a.m. at Hopcroft Funeral Home, 23919 John R. Road, Hazel Park, MI. hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com
BATTEL ALICE Age 84 February 2, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Mitchell John for 57 years. Loving mother of Maureen (Kenneth) Hampton, Michael (Sandi), David, Patricia (Norman) Hogikyan, Catherine (A.J.) Birkbeck, and Elaine (Kevin) Kamradt. Proud grandmother of Jennifer, Cynthia, Jessica, Vincent, Casey, Emily, Julia, Lauren, Allison, Sarah, Nathan, and Evelyn. Great grandmother of Alana, Jaxon, Addison, Lillian and Alessandra. Sister of Catherine Bartoni and the late Andrew and Albert Connolly. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation at the O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River Novi 1-248-348-1800 Monday 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-8 p.m. Scripture Service Tuesday 6 p.m. In state at St. James Church, 46325 W. Ten Mile, Novi Wednesday 10:00 a.m. until the funeral liturgy at 10:30 a.m. Donations may be made to the St James Church or the IHM Sisters 610 W Elm Ave Monroe, MI 48162. On line sympathy message at www.obiensullivanfuneralhome.com
BECKWELL JOY MARIE January 26, 2013 (nee Marshall) Preceded in death by her dear husband Edward. Loving sister of Ken (Mary), Polly, Pat (Phil) Potter, Bill (Jutta), Judy, the late Jim (the late Mabel), and Clare (Nita) Marshall. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, Godchildren, and treasured friends. A Funeral Mass has taken place. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchins, St. Vincent De Paul St. Joan Conference, or Seasons Hospice. Arrangements by A.H. Peters Funeral Home. Family and friends may share memories at ahpeters.com.
BENTLEY GENEVA age 88. Died on January 31, 2013. Mother of Patricia Warren, Thaddeus and Michael Bentley. Predeceased by her sons Gregory, Joey Lee and Keith. Grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of 10. Predeceased by six siblings. Visitation at Rudy Funeral Home, 25650 Van Dyke, Center Line Sunday, February 3, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Burial Private.
BERCH THOMAS B. 66, of Newberry, passed away on December 20, 2012. Son of the late Arthur and Evelyn (Paval) Berch, Tom was a graduate of the University of Detroit and served in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. Survivors include his life companion Susan; his daughters Kimberly and Jennifer; several grandchildren; and his siblings James (Carol), Lawrence (Judy), Mary Ann (Fred) Rybarz, Robert (Mary), Gerald (Chris), Richard, and Daniel (Jacque). A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 280 E. Square Lake Road, Troy, MI. at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2013.
BLOUSE RANDOLPH "RANDY" February 1, 2013, age 59 of Westland. Loving husband of Mary Anne. Beloved father of Annette (Eric) Horde, Autumn Renteria, Samuel (Shannon) and Joseph. Proud "Papa" of Tyler, Hope, Kassi, Ian and Michael. Dear son of James (the late Wanita) Blouse. Dear brother of Terri (Tim) Nelson. Former Band Director and Music Instructor with the Wayne-Westland Schools. Founder and Director of the American Liberty Pops Singers. Visitation Monday 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday 1-9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 980 N. Newburgh Rd. (btwn. Ford and Cherry Hill), Westland. In state Wednesday 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Funeral at Hope Lutheran Church, 39200 W. Twelve Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Memorials may be made to Randy Blouse Music Scholarship Fund. For details on scholarship fund or to share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com .
BOUCHEY SIBYL EDNA age 89, born June 23, 1923 in Gainesboro, Tennessee passed away in Mt Clemens, MI on January 24, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Gus for 29 years. She was predeceased by her sister and two brothers. She is survived by her nieces, nephews and one sister-in- law. A memorial service will be held Thursday 1:00 p.m. at Northeast Church of Christ, 15537 9 Mile Rd., Eastpointe. Thank You God for a wonderful, loving, compassionate aunt and sister-in law who will be dearly missed but will always be in our hearts. Until we meet again and see that blessed hope; We love you. Forever in our hearts Steve, Cheri, Laurie, Donna, Gus, Marc, Ida Johnson. Share a memory at www.schultzfuneralhome.com.
BRABEAU VALERIE C. February 1, 2013, age 85. Beloved wife of the late Wesley. Dear mother of Mark, Brian, Dale, Theresa Creson and Wendy Harkey. Also survived by 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one sister. Visitation at the Ford Funeral Home, 26560 Van Dyke (S. of 11 Mile Rd. or the 696 expressway), Monday from 2-9 pm. Interment Ft. Custer National Cemetery. To share a memory or offer a condolence please use www.fordfuneralhome.org
BRILL PATRICIA M. "PATSY" January 25, 2013. Age 80 of Southfield. Longtime English teacher in the Detroit area. Beloved mother of Marnie P., Tracy L., Thomas H. and the late Marc T. Brill. Dear sister of Lloyd E. Jones, Harold M. Jones, Keith C. Jones (Patty) and the late Margaret Murphy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Former wife of Thomas F. Brill. Memorial service Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1800 W. Maple Rd., Birmingham. Memorial tributes to the American Heart Association. A.J. Desmond & Sons (248) 549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com