A'HEARN MICHAEL P. June 14, 2012, age 59. Beloved husband of Rebecca. Dear father of Kimberly. Beloved son of Audrey Hanks. Visitation Monday 2 p.m. until time of funeral service at 8 p.m. at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main Street, Plymouth. Share your special thoughts and memories at www.schrader-howell.com
ANDREWS DEWEL, age 92, passed away June 12, 2012. Loving husband of the late Ruthell. Beloved father of Charlesetta Dean, Vivian Odoms, Arnold Andrews (Jacqueline), Yvonne Mayfield, Janice Johnson (Percy). Grand-father, great-grandfather and uncle. Dewel will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by family and friends. Visitation Saturday 6-8 p.m. at Barksdale Funeral Home, 1120 E. State Fair, Detroit, and Sunday 12-8 p.m. Family hour 9 a.m. and Funeral 10 a.m. Monday June 18th, Liberty Temple Baptist Church, 17188 Greenfield, Detroit, 48235.
ANKOVIAK JOHN J. (JACK), age 75, of Romeo. June 11, 2012. Retired pressman for the Detroit News. Survived by his wife Marietta, children Kevin Ankoviak, Scott Ankoviak, Cheryl Ankoviak. Siblings include James (Dorothy) Ankoviak, Patricia (William) Jenuwine, and Sister Mary Ann Ankoviak (SSJ). Memorial service will be on Friday, June 22, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church, Romeo Michigan. Arrangements by the Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home, Romeo Michigan.
ANTHONY JAMES L. Ph.D. age 65, passed away May 21, 2012 at his home in Northville, MI. He maintained his private practice of clinical psychology for 31 years in Canton, MI. Dr. Anthony is survived by his wife of 43 years Marilee, by three children and their spouses, Jason (Teresa) Anthony, Jessica (Ryan) Tye, Aimee (Lucas) Simpson and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter Leah. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, June 30th at 11:00 a.m. with visitation to follow, at Concordia University Chapel of the Holy Trinity, 4090 Geddes Road in Ann Arbor. Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church of Trenton, MI or the National Leiomyosarcoma Foundation.
BAGLEY KENNETH W. Age 84 of Sterling Heights, passed away June 13, 2012 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Clinton Twp. Beloved husband of Violet. Dear father of Phillip (Charron) Bagley, Allan (Leslie) Bagley, Carol (Andy) Kawolski, Connie (Rob) Weber, Audrey (Dennis) Slank, William (Judy) Paterson, Susanne (John) Fricke. Loving grandfather of 17 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Donald (Ida) Bagley and Ruth Bagley. Pre-deceased by parents Evert and Ada Bagley, step-mother Lena and sister Dorothy. Memorial Service 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2012 at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Rd. (3 blks. E. of Van Dyke) Utica. Memorial Visitation Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. time of Service. Inurnment Victoria Memorial Gardens, Oldcastle, Ontario. Memorials suggested to The Donor's Choice of Charity. www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
BAKER JANE (CARD) (82) went to be with her Lord on May 24, 2012. She and her husband, Jim, both retired June 1, 1986 from GM and moved to Sumpter Twsp. to build a new home and be active with church, family and friends. Her passions were gardening, crocheting and keeping the windows clean! We suspect the windows in heaven are shining as never before, the Christmas Tree adorned with white crochet bells, and the flowers freshly watered! She is survived by her husband of 66 years, a son Ken and wife Sandy, a daughter Linda Adkins with husband Bill, a granddaughter, Natasha Baker, three grandsons, Tim, Jon and Mike Adkins, their spouses and five great-grand-children. Her remaining sister is Shirley Morgan of Florida.
BARKER REBECCA LEONE 105, formerly of St. Clair Shores passed away June 1, 2012, at home in Clearwater, FL. Survived by her son John (Jack) and wife Diane; grandson Jack (Marnie) granddaughter Julie Daniels (Doug) six great-grand-children. Predeceased by husband of 51 years, John G. Barker, MD in 1991 whose practice was in Center Line, MI. Search Rebecca on www.dignity memorial.com for the entire obit.
BERNACKI ANTHONY June 7, 2012. Age 95. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor. Dear father of Judith (Gerard) Winalis and Phyllis (Robert) Deck. Grandfather of Lisa (John) Sokol, John (Michelle) Winalis, Kimberly Ares and Eric Ares. Great- grandfather of Skylar Winalis, Melanie Winalis and Brendan Ares. A Memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Plymouth at a later date. www.howepeterson.com
BOEHM HELMUT April 13, 1927 June 10, 2012, Age 85. Loving husband of Irene for 58 years. Dear father of Gary and Iris Rust (Ernie). Grandfather of Austin and Evan. Brother of Henry (Eva) and Medi Tuerk (Gerdi). Helmut's love of life and sense of humor will always be remembered. He enjoyed golfing, swimming, traveling, spending time with family and friends. He lived life to the fullest and wished that for everyone he met. Memorial service 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 11423 Chicago Rd., Warren, MI 48093. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the church. Inurnment Glen Eden Cemetery, 19810 26 Mile Rd. Macomb, 48042. Memorial luncheon, 12:30 p.m. at Burning Tree Golf Club, 22871 21 Mile Rd., Macomb, 48044. Share a memory at www.cremationmichigan.com
BRADLEY RUSSELL A. Age 96, June 13, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Charlotte. Loving father of Barbara (Charles) Sullivan, Russell Jr. and the late David. Proud grandfather of Justin Bradley, Katlyn Sullivan, Steven Bradley and Courtney Bradley. Dear brother of the late Dr. Delbert Bradley and Robert Bradley. In state Saturday 11:30 a.m. until time of service 12 noon at White Chapel Cemetery (Chapel of Flowers), Troy. Memories at www.bcfh.com
BROOKS STEVEN, age 64, dearest husband of Judy for 43 years, passed away June 15, 2012. Loving father of Niki (Brandon) Johnson and Kelly (Joseph) Sheridan. Beloved grandfather of four grandchildren. Visitation Monday June 18, 2012 from 4-9 at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield Road, Clinton Twp., MI 48035. Funeral Tuesday 11:00 a.m., Macomb Baptist Church, 23790 Hall Road, Clinton Twp. 48036. Share a remembrance at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
BUCHANAN BUFORD "BUCK" SR. age 84 a 60 year resident of Hazel Park, Michigan passed away on June 5, 2012 at home. He was born on Jan. 13, 1928 in Hickman County, Tennessee. Husband of Katherine. Loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Brother of three. Memorial service on Saturday, June 23 at 11 a.m. at The Tabernacle Church, 14205 - 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI.
BUCHANAN DAVID M. Age 62, of Brighton, passed away June 14, 2012. Beloved husband of Nancy. Devoted father of David (Rachel), Neil, and Sarah. Dear brother of Marlene (John) Christiansen. Adored grandfather of Lillian Elizabeth. Memorial service Tuesday 5 p.m. with visitation beginning 4 p.m. at Fellowship Presbyterian Church, 22200 Pontiac Trail, South Lyon. Contributions to Love in the Name of Christ National, P.O. Box 270305, Saint Paul, MN 55127 appreciated. www.casterlinefuneralhome.com.
BUSZEK CECELIA "SALLY" Much loved daughter, sister and aunt died on June 14, 2012, in Warren, Michigan. Preceded in death by parents Joseph and Magdalena(Telesz) Buszek, sisters and brothers, Mary (Benskey), Joseph, Jane (Seftick), Genia, and Leonard, and nephew, Leonard Benskey Jr. She is survived by nieces and nephews, Judy Dudaryk, Diane Wickline, Dan Seftick, Jan Seftick, Sharon Benskey-Laliberte, and Rick Seftick. Sally was born February 13, 1921 in Detroit. She lived in the same house on Caely for 83 of her 91 years. She retired from J.L. Hudson in 1984. Sally devoted her life to her family. Her nieces and nephews were like her own children. "I love all of you , I always have," she would often tell us. She was a caregiver in the true sense of the word. Her love, laughter, and smile will be deeply missed. A special thanks to the wonderful people at the Young Home for the Elderly who lovingly cared for Sally the final 5 years of her life. Visitation Sunday 3-9pm. Rosary Sunday 7pm at the David J. Wysocki Funeral Home, 29440 Ryan Rd.(1 blk North of 12 Mile Rd.) Warren. Mass of Christian Burial Monday. In state 10:30am until time of Mass 11am at Our Lady Queen of Apostles Catholic Church, Hamtramck. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
CALVA DENISE E. (RUMMELL) Age 54, September 1, 1957 - May 4, 2012. After dealing with Lupus for a large portion of her life, Denise succumbed to the effects of lung cancer and went home to Heaven to be with her parents. Loving daughter of the late Regis and Anna Jean Rummell. Survived by sister Cheryl Larivee-Miller, brothers Ronald (Kandi) and Robert Rummell. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. She will be missed by all her friends and family. A memorial service for her will be held at Cadillac Memorial Cemetery Chapel on June 22, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. for friends and family, 38425 Garfield Rd., Clinton Twp., 48038.
CAREW JEREMIAH "JERRY" Age 78, passed away peacefully on June 15, 2012. He is survived by Mary, his wife of 33 years; three sons, Mike (Vikki) of Tennessee, John (Sue), David and Blanca Valdez; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; step-children, Lois (the late John) Dei, Doug (Marcia) LeGault of California, Laura (Kevin) Petrik, Sue (Vince) Bazarewski and Mark LeGault of CA; eight step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren. Jerry retired from Chrysler after 30 years of service and was an avid NASCAR fan. Visitation Monday 3-8 p.m. and Tuesday 10:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 12 p.m. at Edward Swanson and Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre (S. of 13 Mile Rd.), Madison Heights. Contributions to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen or charity of your choice would be appreciated. www.edward swansonandsonfuneralhome.com
Castañeda Pablo D., JR. Age 76. Beloved husband of Lorna and darling father to Philip and Gerard "Gary". Visitation Thursday, June 21 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. (7 p.m. Rosary) and Friday, June 22 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. (7 p.m. Rosary) at Lee-Ellena Funeral Home, 46530 Romeo Plank, Macomb Twp. Funeral Mass at St. Paul of Tarsus Catholic Church, 41300 Romeo Plank, Clinton Township on Saturday, June 23 at 9:30 a.m.
FLEIS CHARLENE A. (NEE COUSINS) Age 57, June 5, 2012. Loving mother of Venus Wilker, Alek (Roxanne) Fleis and Dawn (Grant) Thomas. Grandmother of Jeff, Robert, Jason, Zach, Ashley, Sam, Josh, Sebastian and Stormy. Daughter of the late Charles and Marie Cousins. Sister of Diane, Michael and Nancy. Cremation has taken place. Her Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. For information please call Venus at 313-808-3644. Arrangements by Santeiu & Son Funeral Home. Memorials suggested to the family. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
COHN VIOLA She was kind and gentle, with a sense of humor and curiosity for life and gave her daughters unconditional love. Her high school days at Highland Park High School where she learned to appreciate books and all things beautiful in music and art led her to volunteer work as a Docent at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Beloved wife of 60 years of the late Gabriel Cohn. Cherished mother of Carole (Richard) Baron and Barbara Ann (Jack) Milin. Also survived by many loving step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren. GRAVESIDE SERVICES 12:00 P.M. TUESDAY AT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
COOGAN FLORENCE Age 88 of Taylor. June 14, 2012. Loving mother of Joy Coogan, Jacqueline Coogan, Janice (Danny) Miller, Joann (Dave) McLinden, and Jill (Warren) Wells. Dear grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of 13. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her loving husband John Coogan. Visitation Monday, June 18, 4-9 p.m. and Tuesday, June 19, 2-9 p.m. at the Taylor Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23750 Goddard Rd., (313) 291-1800. Funeral service Wednesday 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Internment Mt. Hope Cemetery. Obituary/guestbook at www.voranfuneralhome.com.
DANIELL ROBERT FRANCIS "BOB" 61, passed away Friday, June 8, 2012 following a long illness. He was a 1968 graduate of Bishop Gallagher High School and attended Ferris State College where he was a member of Theta Xi Fraternity. Those who knew Bob remember an outgoing fun guy who loved to dance and always smiled. Bob is survived by his brothers Marty Daniell (Cindy), Jim Daniell, Steve Daniell (Christine), and Joe Daniell, along with sisters, Cathy Murphy (Pat), Nancy Fitzgerald, Meg Richard (Chris), Eileen Blocki (Steve), and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Gus Daniell and Margaret Simmons Daniell. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 16 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Harper Woods. A private family burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetary. Donations may be made in Bob's name to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.
DARLING EARTHA BEATRICE 93, of Detroit, Michigan died June 9, 2012. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that Beatrice touched in many different ways throughout her very memorable life. Those who knew her couldn't help but to be touched by her faith in the words of Jehovah God She is survived by her nephew, Larry Dodds; neice, Cora Dodds; great nephew Cory Dodds and a host of family and friend. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, James Darling.
DeCOOPMAN SHIRLEY ANN DORY Beloved wife, partner, mother, grand- mother, great-grandmother, aunt and dear friend lost her battle with colon cancer on Friday June 8, 2012. In lieu of a memorial service, a celebration of life will be held at a future date. In-kind donations may be made to the Azle Animal Shelter or American Cancer Society. Shirley was born on October 18, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan to Edward and Lucille Dory. On November 10, 1962, she married her childhood sweetheart, Thomas DeCoopman, Sr. who precedes her in death. Shirley lived her life to the fullest. She approached each day with zest and enthusiasm. She found the most happiness in helping others. Her fun spirit and vitality will be forever missed. Shirley will be remembered by her very good friend, Michael Mozisek; son, Thomas DeCoopman, Jr.; daughter, Trisha and husband, Darrel Susman; grandchildren, Thomas DeCoopman III, Julian Susman; great-grandchildren, Braden and Landen DeCoopman and many dear relatives, nieces, nephews and friends.
DRAGOMER DOROTHY M. June 13, 2012. Age 92. Loving wife of the late John H. Dragomer, Sr. Fantastic mom to John Jr. (Kathy), Richard Sr. (Barbara), David (Debora) and Carol (Harold) Ridgway. Also survived by six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. There will be a Memorial Celebration of Dorothy's life at a later date. Please call Dave Dragomer at 586-438-5144 for details. Arrangements entrusted to the Wasik Funeral Home, Shelby Twp.
EGNATIOS ROZANNE LEON, age 89, June 14, 2012. Beloved wife of Eddie J. Egnatios. Loving mother of Nadine Egnatios (Horace), Lori E. Campise (Raymond), Robyn Egnatios (David), Edward (Kathleen), Gerard (Donna), Rockne (Wendy) and Scott (deceased) (Patti Matthews). Dearest sister of Catherine Repar and Dr. Joseph Leon. Dearest grandmother of 19 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her parents, Ablan Leon and Lena George, and eight brothers and sisters, Sadie Zewin, Mary Dileo, Marjorie Leon, Roger Leon, George Leon, Lewis Leon, Tom Leon and Eddie Leon. Visitation will be held Sunday, June 17, 2-8 p.m. with a Rosary at 4 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Park, 48230. Rozanne will lie in state Monday, June 18, 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. at St. Philomena, 4281 Marselles, Detroit, MI 48224. Rozanne will also lie in state on Thursday, June 21, 11:00 a.m. until time of Mass 11:30 a.m. at St. Alexander Catholic Church, 50 Pelham Town Square, Fonthill, Ontario, Canada. Graveside service following Mass at Holy Cross Cemetery, 50 Woodlawn, Welland, Ontario, Canada. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order, Attn: Development Office, 1820 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207 www.thecapuchins.org. Light a Candle and Share a memory at www.Verheyden.org .
FRAGA ELEANOR I., Born into life January 19, 1927 and entered eternal life June 14, 2012. Beloved wife of Paul for 63 years (married in 1949). Loving mother of Camile F. VonDreele (Robert), Paul R. Jr. (Lenore), Daniel W., Anthony K. (Julie) and Monique F. Anthus (David). Cherished grandmother of 15 and great grandmother of three. Sister of Dorothy Lazar (Stanley), Nick Botos (Liz) and the late George and Charles Botos. Family will receive friends Sunday 1-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver) with Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Monday 11 a.m. at St. Hugo of the Hills Church, 2215 Opdyke Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at church begins at 10:30 a.m. Memorial tributes to American Cancer Society, Relay for Life - Rochester, 20450 Civic Center Dr., Southfield, MI 48076. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
FRANK JUDITH ANN Aged 70, June 14, 2012. Beloved wife of Victor. Dearest mother of Lori (Robert) Cation and Lisa (Andrew) Frank. Loving grandmother of Crystal (Michael) Ripple, Candice (Shawn) Foret, and Courtney Cation. Dear sister of Rudolph Zunich. Memorial Service Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Cross of Glory Lutheran Church, 16661 E. State Fair St. (at Kelly Rd.), Detroit. Arrangements by Fisher Funeral Home & Cremation Services. www.fisherfuneral.net
Frederick Francis "Fritz" June 14, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Isabella. Dearest father of Jeff, Mark (Dawn) and Brian. Proud grandfather of Matthew and Lauren. Visitation Monday 4-8pm at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. In State Tuesday 9:30 am until time of Mass 10 am at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 23815 Power Rd., Farmington. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorial Contributions appreciated to Holy Cross Children's Service-Boysville Campus, 8744 Clinton-Macon Rd., Clinton, MI 49236. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
FUTVOYE ROY PHILLIP 82, died Monday, March 12, 2012. He was born April 9, 1929. His wife, ANN CIEGLO FUTVOYE 82, joined her beloved husband in heaven on Friday, April 20, 2012. She was born June 22, 1929. Roy and Ann were married in Anchorville, MI on July 14, 1951 Roy and Ann are survived by their six daughters, Pamela Shooner, Peg Sterling, Debra Baker, Susan Daneker, Mary Serbin and Colleen Futvoye-Colburn; and ten grandchildren: AnnCharlotte Tavolacci, Evan and Robert Sterling, Jordan Abbott, Roy Spencer, Elliot and Matthew Daneker and Austin, Michael and Ryan Serbin. Memorial Services 10:30 am Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Immaculate Conception Church, 9764 Dixie Highway, Anchorville, MI.
GREEN SYLVIA ANN Passed away peacefully on June 11, 2012 in Wilsonville, OR. The youngest of three daughters born to Lester and Lillian Lake of St. Johns, Michigan, Sylvia led an idyllic childhood in her treasured home town where her family proudly owned the local jewelry store. Sylvia graduated from Rodney B. Wilson High School and Central Michigan University, where she was to meet her husband of 23 years, John Walter Green. Sylvia earned a degree in education and worked as a teacher in Clarkston, Michigan and as a teachers aide in Birmingham, Michigan, followed by a career in the mortgage banking industry until her retirement. Sylvia was known and loved by many for her kindness, humor, love of West Highland White Terriers and had lifelong cherished friendships. Sylvia is survived by her children, Steven Green of Kingsport, TN, Susan Green, of Portland Oregon, sisters Barbara Peters (Edward) and Jeanne Johnson (Robert) and sister-in- law Judy Brown. She is preceded in death by husband and parents. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
HALANSKI TREVAH C. Age 91, June 14, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Steve. Loving mother of Mary Radlick, Barbara K. Halanski, Steven (Barbara), Tom (Jeannie), and Carol (Dan) Leonard. Dear grandmother of nine and great-grandmother of 11. Visitation Monday 3-9 p.m. at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 1/2 Mile Road). Funeral service Tuesday 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Please share memories at www.Temrowski.com .
HALSER BARBARA A. Age 79, June 12, 2012 of Garden City. Beloved wife of John. Loving mother of John, Karen (Phil) Carmon and the late Lynn Anne. Proud grandmother of Justin (Ashley) Carmon. Dear sister of Mary Dale Domach and sister-in-law of Carol Zarnick. Cherished aunt of Dean, Jimmy, Sandy and Danny. A memorial gathering will be Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. with a Memorial Service at 6 p.m. at the R.G.& G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 31551 Ford Rd, Garden City. Please sign the online guestbook at www.rggrharris.com.
HAMILTON BEVERLY E. 1952 - June 13,2012. Formerly of Grosse Pointe Farms, Beverly passed away in Rancho Santa Fe, California after a long illness. She is survived by her husband Gary, son Kevin, daughter Lauren, sister Marlene, and brother Marty. Services are being held at The Church of the Nativity in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Judes Children's Research Center.
HANKS GEORGE M. husband of Penny (McGuigan) Hanks formerly of Rosedale Park passed away June 10, 2012 in Traverse City. He attended Christ the King, University of Detroit and Redford High School and Wayne State University. He was the owner of GP Motors import auto repair. A celebration of life will be held on June 24 at 2 p.m. at the home of James Hanks, 22 Ridge Rd., Pleasant Ridge, MI. Please visit www.lifestorynet.com to read more about George . Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City 231.941.9034.
HAUCK NATALIE E. Age 81. June 14, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Don. Loving mother of Kathleen Schmidt, Debbie (Craig) Warner, the late Donna Hauck, Karen (Jim) White and Don (Julie) Hauck. Dear grandmother of seven. Memorial gathering Friday June 22, 2012 from 11 a.m. until time of Service at 12 p.m. at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd., in Livonia. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in Natalie's honor.
HEBERLEIN HORST, age 74, died at his home on June 15, 2012. Horst was born in Berlin, Germany on March 6, 1938 to Erika Gadebusch and Hans Heberlein. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Gustav. He is survived by Cindy, his wife of 37 years and their children, Michael Heberlein, Todd Heberlein (Jennifer), Kirk Dedenbach (Kate) and Megan Heberlein (Jason Schubb). He was "Opa" to six excellent grandchildren, Indio Heberlein, Calvin and Maggie Heberlein, and Claire, Paul and Joe Dedenbach. Also survived by his in-laws, Don and Virginia Willoughly, Bob Willoughly, Kathy Oenbrink, and Ken Willoughby. Horst immigrated to the United States at age 11. He was very proud of his German heritage but more proud to be an American citizen and veteran. As a child that relied on the generosity of others for his meals, Horst favored charities that help provide meals to those in need. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Food Gatherers, P.O. Box 7971, Ann Arbor, MI 48107-7971 are appreciated. A Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012, Nie Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 3767 W. Liberty Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Memorial visitation will be held at funeral home Monday, June 18, 2012 from 4-8 p.m. To leave a message, please visit Horsts personal webpage at www.niefuneralhomes.com .
HOLLISTER HOWARD C. (a.k.a. Howie Baby), finalized his long battle with MS, then cancer never complaining and always more interested in encouraging those around him. Paradise found! Today, the world lost a most exceptional human being, but heaven has gained a "rockstar." A mentor to his kids, grandkids and a plethora of others, he was an intelligent, manly man, a tower or strength and loving teddy bear at the same time. Every one of his family members considered him to be THEIR best friend. Howard leaves behind Joan, his gal for 56 years (they began dating when she was 15, he 17!) and a zany, eclectic bunch: daughter Kathy and grandkids Matthew and Kaila, daughter Sally, her husband Kyle, and grandkid Sydney, son Scott and his wife Karen and grandkids Drew and Kyle, sister Dianne, brother Denny and cousin Pat. Howard was a successful businessman, but more importantly, he was successful at embracing the people in his life. He loved people as Jesus did... unconditionally! So, as he finished this race called life; he ditched his cart and sprinted across that finish line! Way to go Howie Baby! Enjoy the heavenly party! A casual celebration of Howard's life will take place at New Hope Church, 6020 Pontiac Lake Rd., Waterford MI on Monday June 18th at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to www.compassion.com under "critical needs." For further info, phone Lynch & Sons, Milford at 248.684.6645.
HUARD ARDATH E. Of White Lake, June 15, 2012. Age 92. Loving wife of Neil Huard, celebrating 66 years of marriage on July 28th. Dear mother of the late Danny. Mrs. Huard was the youngest of eleven brothers and sisters and is cherished by many nieces and nephews. She was an avid golfer and achieved 2 holes-in-one. The Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, June 19, 2012, 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 9086 Hutchins Road, White Lake. Celebrant Reverend Thomas L. Meagher. The family will receive friends Monday 3 to 8 p.m. at the RIVERSIDE CHAPEL, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home, 5630 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford and at the church on Tuesday 10 a.m. until time of Mass. Rite of Committal All Saints Cemetery. Online guest book www.modetzfuneralhomes.com.
JACOBS SHEL Beloved husband of Andrea Jacobs. Cherished father of Barbara Jacobs, Debby (Joel) Skolnick, Ben Jacobs and Lauren Jacobs. Proud grandfather of Lydia and Daniel Skolnick. Loving brother of Gilbert (Joan) Jacobs and Philip Jacobs. Dear brother- in-law of Howard (Annette) Blitstein. Also survived by Gloria Jacobs and many loving nieces and nephews. SERVICES 2 P.M. MONDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT MACHPELAH CEMTERY, www.irakaufman.com.
JOHNSON EARL "BUD" always got the picture no matter the medium. He earned numerous accolades for his photography and videography. Johnson passed away May 12 at his home in White Lake Township, Michigan. His illustrious career began in the 1940's as a chemical mixer for the Detroit Free Press photo lab. A call came in for a photographer to capture the rescue of a worker trapped in downtown Detroit. Johnson, then an eighteen year old go-getter, grabbed a camera and rushed to the scene. The photo he took went nationwide via the Associate Press wire service and immediately earned him significant praise. Johnson worked for twenty-five years at the Detroit Free Press. It was during this period that he received the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for images he captured during the 1967 Detroit riot. In 1968, Johnson began working at WJBK-TV 2 as a TV film cameraman. Over the following twenty-five years, he received numerous awards and accolades including awards from the Associated Press Broadcaster's Association and the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences. In the 1980's, Johnson began working as a video editor and continued to earn awards. He was inducted into the American Television Industry Michigan Chapter Silver Circle for his accomplishments in television. Johnson retired from WJBK in 1993. He is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Carol, along with his children, Paula, Gregory, Susan, and Timothy. He is blessed with his grandchildren, Paige and Regan Levitte. A Memorial Mass for Bud Johnson will be held at Church of the Holy Spirit, 3700 N. Harvey Lake Road, Highland, Michigan, on Tuesday, June 26, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Assarian Cancer Center in Novi, Michigan or to The Father Solanus Guild of Detroit Capuchin Monastery. For further information please contact Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, Milford, 248-684-6645, or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com.
JONES HELEN P. Age 77, passed away June 14, 2012. Beloved wife of Michael. Loving mother of Annette (the late Steve), the late Sharon, Linda, Richard (Tammy), John (Kim) and Kim (Chuck). Grandmother of 23, great grandmother of 16. Sister of Chester Sosinski. Helen's family will receive relatives and friends Monday from 2-9 p.m. with a Rosary Service 7 p.m. at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E. J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile (NW corner of Ryan). Funeral Service Tuesday Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church (formerly St. Cletus) 26256 Ryan Road, In state 9 am with Mass 9:30 am. Interment St. Clement Cemetery. View online guestbook at www.mandziukfuneralhome.com.
KEERY MARJORIE A., 90, June 9, 2012. Beloved wife of the late James. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Memorial service 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 20th at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, West Chapel, 25800 W. 10 Mile Road, Southfield. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements by Gendernalik Funeral Home, New Baltimore.
KLEINBROOK HELEN G. (NEE O'TOOLE) Born September 7, 1918, last of six children from Saginaw and later Detroit. Beloved wife of the late Charles E. Kleinbrook. Loving mother of Judith (Paul) Paskiewicz, James Kleinbrook, and Chip Kleinbrook. Grandmother of four and great-grandmother of four. Visitation Tuesday, June 19, 4-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 25450 Plymouth, Redford, MI 48239. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 20 (in state 9:30 a.m.) at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 8679 Riverview St., Dearborn Heights, MI 48127. For more information www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com .
KNIGHTON ROBERT J. Age 60, died, suddenly June 13, 2012. Beloved husband of Alice Churukian. Loving brother of LeeAnn Knighton, Beth (Jim) Bryan, and Colleen (Frank) Schubert. Dear brother-in-law of Adrina (David) Sherman and Arlene (Gary) Aidem. Cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral at St. Columban Church, 1775 Melton, Birmingham, Monday 11 a.m. Friends may visit at church beginning at 10 a.m. Memorials appreciated to Michigan Humane Society. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com.
Kolodziejczyk Stephania J. Age 104. August 7, 1907 - June 14, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Henry. Dearest mother of Patricia (the late Joseph) Galinac, Cynthia (the late Frank) Klonowski and the late Stephanie (the late Harold) Wrobel, and Thadeus (the late Barbara) Kolodziejczyk. Grandmother of 14, great-grandmother of 14 and great-great-grandmother of three. Visitation Monday 1-9 p.m. Scripture Service Monday 7 p.m. Funeral Tuesday 12 a.m. at the David J. Wysocki Funeral Home, 29440 Ryan Rd. (1 block N. of 12 Mile Rd.), Warren. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
KUCYBA JOSEPH M. June 14, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Gladys. Dear brother of the late Walter, Anna Mistor, Wanda Lubahn, Sophie Bojanowski, Maryanna Urbanczyk, Clara Sajdak and Helen Cieslik. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday 10 am at Divine Savior Church, 39375 Joy Road (Westland) until time of Mass at 11 am. Share condolences at www.stanleyturowskifuneralhome.com
KURTZ JAMES H. JR. passed away peacefully on June 12, 2012 after a courageous battle with M.S. Beloved husband of Rachel (nee Redlin). Proud and loving father of Heidi and Jamie. Dear son of Virginia Kurtz and nephew of Joyce Zeder. Brother-in-law of Michael Redlin (Dawn). Son-in- law of Harriet Redlin and the late Robert Redlin. Predeceased by his father James H. Kurtz and brother John Kurtz. He was an involved owner and President of Kurtz Steel from 1979-2000, as well as a creative force in the steel industry. He loved family vacations, duck hunting on Walpole Island and his weekly golf game. He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed. Memorials to the M.S. Society Michigan Chapter or Hospice are appreciated. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date
KUS HENRY R. a man who remained a positive influence in this world throughout his life, passed away on June 14, 2012 at the age of 80. Loving husband of the late Dorothy. Loving father of Daniel (Jean). Special friend to Eugene along with many dear friends from the surrounding community of St. Barbara Catholic Church in Dearborn. Mr. Kus will be entombed next to his beloved Dorothy at St. Hedwig Cemetery. A private family service has been held. Arrangements entrusted to the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, Plymouth.
KWITT HARRY J. age 100, died peacefully at Sunrise of Troy, June 14, 2012. Loving husband of the late Helen (dec. May 26, 2012) for 76 years. Beloved father of Donna Jeziorski (Lawrence). Grand- father of Jeffrey Jeziorski and Jeanne Cooper (Wade). Great-grandfather of Lauren, Emily, and Henry Cooper. Uncle of Patricia Pauli, Joan Kwitt, Judith Kwitt, Michael Kwitt, and Joseph Malinowski. Also survived by many loving great-nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister, Mary Malinowski (Joseph), and by his brothers, Walter (Sophia), John (Anna), Stanley (Aurelia), and Clements (Virginia). Family will receive friends Tuesday 2-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver), with Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Wednesday 11 a.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 4580 N. Adams Road, Troy. Visitation at church begins at 10:30 a.m. Memorial tributes to Sweetest Heart of Mary Church, 4440 Russell Street, Detroit, MI 48207, or St. Dominic Outreach Center, 4835 Lincoln, Detroit, MI 48208, or Odyssey Hospice, 25925 Telegraph Road, Suite 102, Southfield, MI 48033. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
LEE BERTRAND "BERT" June 14, 2012, age 52. Beloved brother of Anna Dressig. Loving son of the late Richard and Margaret Lee. Also survived by a neice and nephew. Bert was an avid Red Wing fan. Visitation at the Ford Funeral Home, 26560 Van Dyke (S. of 11 Mile or the 696 Expressway), Monday from 2-9 pm. Funeral service Tuesday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial Cadillac Memorial Gardens East, Clinton Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice. To share a condolence or memory of Bert please use www.fordfuneralhome.org.