AGNEY GEORGE L., Age 92. Beloved husband of the late Georgina. Loving father of James (Drita) Agney and Sharon (Michael) Smith. Proud grandfather of five and great grandfather of six. George is also survived by his sisters Vera (Ray) Begeman and Sarah Huttes. Visitation Friday 4-9 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Rosary Service at the Allen Park Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes,10915 Allen Rd., Funeral Services Saturday 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Visit www.martenson.com.
BAKER JOHN RALPH Age 67, of Wyandotte, Michigan died unexpectedly on July 8, 2012 at home. Mr. Baker was an icon in the local entertainment business with a career that spanned over 50 years. He was recently named a music legend in the area. One of his most popular bands was Moby Dick and the Whalers. He performed in hundreds of venues around Detroit and across the country including The Brass Rail in Detroit. In addition to his performing he was a prolific song writer and continued to perform until his death. One of his fondest memories was performing in a battle of the bands contest against Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five. He was preceded in death by his parents Buddy and Donie (Wright) Baker. He is survived by his sister, Nelda (Clare) Baker Coxey of Bessemer, MI and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at the R. J. Nixon Funeral Home, 2544 Biddle, Wyandotte, (734-284-1600) on Friday, July 13, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. Friends may call that day from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial at Ferndale Cemetery in Riverview, MI. www.nixonfuneralhome.com
BAKER CLYDE Age 62, suddenly. Beloved husband of Leslie. Dear father of Amanda (Doug) Turpin, Devin (Kelly) and Drew. Brother of Alan, Thomas and John. Three grandchildren; Robert, Mathew and Gabrielle also survive. Visitation Friday 1-9 p.m. with Funeral Services Saturday 3 p.m. at the Wessels & Wilk Funeral Home, 23690 Woodward Ave., Pleasant Ridge. www.wesselsandwilk.com
BEAUVAIS JANE F. July 10, 2012. Age 71. Beloved wife of the late John. Dear mother of John, Jr., Scott (Kerry), Michelle (Rick) Bloomfield and Kristyn (Craig) Tonti. Proud grandmother of Ryan, Justin, John III, Beau, Drew, Jack, Alex, Maddy and Bella. Loving sister of Marianne Grochowski, Monica Myers and Richard Kalmanek. Funeral Friday 10:00am at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Township), 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd. Visitation Thursday 3-9pm. Burial at St. Denis Cemetery Lexington, MI. Tributes to The Alzheimer's Association are welcome. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
BEECHER IDA DeMEULENAERE Age 72, died July 11, 2012. Beloved wife of Dr. Larry Beecher. Loving mother of Cindy (Steve Wodarek) Hodges, Gordon (Nancy) Hodges, Denise Hodges-Frasier and the late Patricia Hodges. Adored grandmother of Erik and Emma Frasier. Dear sister of Lois Shepherd and Carol Hall. Also survived by step-children, Diane Jones, Debbie Abner, Cheryl Nelson, Pam Beecher, Kerry Kidder, Geoffrey Beecher and Dr. David Beecher; And step-grandchildren Jacob, Matthew and Brittany Wodarek and step-great- grandchildren Ethan and Anjalyssa Wodarek. The family will receive friends Friday 5 to 9 p.m at the Northrop-Sassaman Funeral Home, 19091 Northville Road (at Seven Mile) Northville. The memorial mass will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday at St. James Catholic Church, 46325 Ten Mile Road, Novi. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to St. John Providence GYN Oncology Research Fund, 22301 Foster Winter Dr., Third Floor, Southfield, MI 48075 appreciated.
BOREK JEAN Age 95, July 10, 2012. Wife of the late Edwin. Mother of Anthony (Arlene). Grandmother of Christy Barkett, two great grandchildren also survive. Sister of Mary Jurkowski. Visitation Thusday 3-9 p.m. with Prayers at 7 p.m. at Jurkiewicz & Wilk Funeral Home, 2396 Caniff, Hamtramck. In state Friday 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Apostles, 11300 Conant at Prescott until time of Funeral Mass 11 a.m.
BOWDELL GORDON BENNETT JR. July 11, 2012. Age 86 of Allen Park. Beloved husband of the late Betty. Loving father of Gordon (Carol), Jeffrey (Laura), Liz (Roger), Tim (Brenda), Tom (Kathy), Michael, Martin (Kris), the late Daniel and the late Patricia. Dearest grandfather of 12 and great grandfather of three. Gordon will be deeply missed by many family members and friends. Gordon was a proud WWII veteran and was retired from Ford Motor Co. Memorial Mass will be held on Friday July 13, 2012 at 11 a.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Church (Allen Park). Funeral arrangements entrusted to Allen Park Chapel of Voran Funeral Home. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com
BOYD DIANN ANNETTE Age 57 of Madison Heights, MI, passed away July 9, 2012. She was born September 5, 1954 in Detroit, MI, to Donald and Katherine Brown. Beloved wife of Joel for 36 years. Loving mother of Don (Rebecca) Boyd and Karen (John) Gawaran. Dearest grandmother of Cameron and Brooklyn. Dear sister of the late Tony Tamborino. She was a loving wife and mother. Visitation Friday 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with the funeral Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Hopcroft Funeral Home, 31145 John R. Road, Madison Heights, MI. Burial in Christian Memorial Cemetery, Rochester Hills, MI. Online condolences: www.hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com
BRODIE LUCILLE A. 77, of South Lyon, MI passed away July 11, 2012. Born January 27, 1935 in Detroit, MI a daughter of John and Mary (Phillips) Redpath. Surviving are son John Brodie; daughter Luanne Niemiec, six grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Brodie and second husband, Thomas Katona. Visitation Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Keehn Funeral Home, Brighton (810-229-9871). Mass of the Resurrection Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Brighton. Memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
CARRON WILFRED "BILL" of Clinton Twp. born December 7, 1951 found his eternal rest on July8th. Although his death was sudden, he was surrounded by the love and devotion of his family and friends. Survived by his wife of 39 years, Suzanne (Bohrer) Carron and their two sons, Brian and Daniel. Siblings John (Pat) Carron, Jim (Maureen) Carron, Barb Wantin, Rich (Bunny) Carron, Rob (Joella) Carron, Tom (Ryan) Carron. Brother- in law of George (Jackie) Bohrer, Thomas (Barb) Bohrer, Marie Doherty, 21 nieces and nephews and Aunt Bernadette Green. Many friends from Selfridge Air National Guard Base, and the Macomb County area. He was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Bernice Carron. Bill was a proud graduate and stand-out athlete at Benedictine High School ('70) and also attended St. Gregory where he started on their Baseball Championship team as a freshman. His military career began during the Vietnam War when he enlisted in the Air Force. He spent 30 years as an aircraft technician at Selfridge ANGB, where he retired in 2006. An avid golfer, Bill participated in many local leagues and was a dedicated Lions Club member.His passions were family, faith, friends, and sports. Bill was a quiet hero who gave generously and never demanded attention for his selfless service. Visitation Thursday 3-9 and Friday 2-9 at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield Rd., Clinton Twp., MI 48035. Funeral Mass Saturday 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, 95 Market Street, Mt. Clemens, MI 48043. Donations may be made to the American Heart or the American Diabetes Associations. Share a memory at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
CHOLEWA CAROLINE "CARI" July 8, 2012. Age 73 of Detroit. Beloved wife of Frederick. Loving mother of Pamela, Joseph and Michelle Biebel. Dear sister of Juanita Cunningham. Cari will be deeply missed by many family and friends. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com
COLUMBO ILLA Age 87, July 10, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Sister to Tyrone (Mary) and Cam (Mary Lou). She was preceded in death by many beloved brothers and sisters. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Saturday 12 noon A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd.,Grosse Pointe Woods with Visitation Friday 1 to 9 pm. Memorials to Hospice Advantage (248) 440-1301. ahpeters.com
DEACON NICO SALVATORE July 10, 2012. 5 months. Beloved son of David and Andrea. Dearest brother of Alexander, Andrew, Aidan, Leo, Matteo and the late Girolamo "Milo" Deacon. Loving grandson of Vincenzia (Tom) Grillo-Laquiere, the late Jerome Grillo and Carol (the late Al) Deacon. Survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. In state Friday 10:15 am until 11:15 am time of Mass at St. Therese of Lisieux Church 48115 Schoenherr (between 21 and 22 Mile Roads). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Arrangements by Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In lieu of flowers, donations to David or Andrea Deacon to be used for a trust fund established at a later date. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
DeCLERQ JULIENNE J. July 6, 2012. Age 91. Beloved wife of the late Alois. Loving mother of Donald (Jeanette). Dear grandmother of Jennifer Heilman, Andrew (Tina), and Jacqueline (Mark) Tocar. Great-grandmother of Joshua, Jakob, Isabella, Rebekah, Nicholas, Jeremiah, Leah, Evangeline, Titus, and Sara. Visitation Friday 5:30 until 8:00 p.m. with 7:00 p.m. Prayers at the Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield, Clinton Twp. Funeral Saturday 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial Resurrection Cemetery. Please share a memory of Julienne at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
DeLUCA ANkTHONY "TONY" aka Tony Del age 71 passed away July 8, 2012. He was the proud owner of the Chapoton Woods Barber Shop in St. Clair Shores where he cut hair for over thirty years. A musician he was always quick to remind everyone he shared his birthday with Elvis and never passed on an opportunity to sing to family and friends. Beloved father of Angela (Robert) Hillock, Vincent, Eric (Cathy), and Regina; dearest grandfather of Natalie and Brooke Hillock; dear brother of Gloria (Ron) Renaud and Theresa (John) Simun. Also survived by his companion of 17 years, Janet Deluca. Preceded in death by his parents, Vincent and Angeline. Visitation Thursday 4-9 p.m. and Friday 2-9 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home Inc., 28499 Schoenherr (south of 12 Mile), Warren. Funeral Saturday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org
DeSMIT JOHN E. SR. Age 71 July 10, 2012. Beloved husband of Sandra. Dear father of John, Jr. (Laura), Michael (Pam), Jeffrey and the late Richard. Grandfather of Zachary, Antoinette, Matthew, Bradley and Colt. Brother of Marianne, Marilynn, Margie and the late Diane. Visitation Friday 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. service at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). Family suggests memorials to The American Cancer Society. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
DUGELAR NORMA age 90, died July 10, 2012. She was born June 15, 1922 in Loggieville, New Brunswick, Canada. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Loving mother of Patricia Miramonti, Bradley and Douglas. Dearest grandmother of Tracy, Kenneth, Jason and Sarah. Great grandmother of Nathan, Conner and Emma. She was predeceased by her siblings Bette Erhler, Ernest Wallace and Tom Wallace. A private funeral service was held. Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit. Please share a memory of Norma at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
DWORIN MARILYN RUTH Beloved wife of Dennis Dworin. Cherished mother of Jennifer Solberg, Michelle (Joseph) Gustavus, Erik Dworin and Jay (Maureen) Dworin. Loving grandmother of Zachary Solberg, Connor and Braeden Gustavus and Hannah Sophia Dworin. Sister of Elaine Rubinstein. Sister-in-law of Arthur Dworin. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends. SERVICES 11 AM THURSDAY AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL. 248-569-0020. INTERMENT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com
ELLIOTT DAVID Age 48, of Traverse City, died July 8, 2012. Beloved husband of Andrea. Dear father of Andrew (Kimberly) and Alex. Loving son of Harold and the late Helen. Proud grandfather of Asher. Brother of Cathy (Ronald) Davis and Carol (Matt) Hupfer. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. A memorial visitation will take place on Thursday, July 12th from 4:30 p.m. until the time of service 6 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E of Woodward), Royal Oak, with the Rev. John Siefkin officiating. A second memorial service will take place on Wednesday, July 18th at 1 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 341 Washington Street, Traverse City, with the Very Rev. Daniel P. Richards officiating. Memorials to the Grand Traverse Land Conservancy or the Traverse City State Theatre appreciated. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
GARAVAGLIA BEVERLY ANN Age 67 of Clinton Township. Passed away on June 26, 2012. She was the loving wife of Alan, married for over 42 years. Dear mother of Nicole Garavaglia. Loving Aunt of Janice Bernot (Allard), Craig and Ken Allard. Beverly was predeceased by her parents Adolph and Hazel Allard, and her brother Paul Allard. A Memorial Visitation will be held on July 14, 2012 from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 12 p.m. at Resurrection Funeral Home 40800 Hayes Rd. Clinton Township., Michigan 48038. In lieu of flowers please send donations to The Humane Society of The United States, 2100 L. St. NW, Washington D.C. 20031. Please visit www.resurrectionfuneralhome.com
GOLOBACK BEVERLY A. July 10, 2012 Age 88. Resident of Royal Oak for 62 years. Cherished wife of the late John for 65 years. Beloved mother of Mark, Mary Schaum (Richard), Michael (Deborah), Maureen Metz (Keith) and Michele Myles (Scott). Loving grandmother of nine and great grandmother of five. Preceded in death by her granddaughter Beth Schaum. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn 13-14 Mile), Friday 3-8 p.m. Rosary 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Saturday 10 a.m. at Holy Name Catholic Church, 630 Harmon at Woodland, Birmingham. Visitation at church begins at 9:30 a.m. Memorials to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen or Gleaners Community Food Bank. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
KEHOE DENNIS MICHAEL Of Crystal, MI formerly of Hemlock Passed away on July 8, 2012 suddenly at the age of 61 years. Surviving are a son Chad and his wife Crystal of Sanford, Michigan, grandson Chase Corbat, and a sister-in-law; Cathy Kehoe Daily and several dear relatives and friends, including his goddaughter, Aubrey Kwapis. Services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 14, 2012 at W.L. Case and Company, 201 N. Miller Rd. Rev. Richard E. Mundt will officiate with burial in Richland Township Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Friday at the funeral chapel from 2:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. www.casefuneralhome.com
KLEE EDWARD J. JR. "SKIP" Beloved son of Rose Marie and the late Edward. Dear brother of Beverly (Jim) Rowsey, Karen (Greg) Stang and Dawn (Keith) Johnston. Also survived by two nieces and four nephews. Member of the Detroit Free Wheelers Motorcycle Club. Memorial Visitation Saturday from 5 p.m. until time of Memorial Service 7 p.m. at the Ford Funeral Home, 26560 Van Dyke (S of 11 Mile Rd. or the 696 Expressway).
KRAJEWSKI RICHARD W. July 7, 2012, age 89. Loving husband of the late Doris. Dearest father of Michael (Darcy), Molly O'Neill and Norma Baker (Stuart). Beloved grandfather of Stephen Shanafelt (Samantha) and Jonathan King. Richard proudly served in the U.S. Air force during WWII. Longtime member of Guardian Lutheran Church. Funeral Service Saturday 10 a.m. at Guardian Lutheran Church, 24544 Cherry Hill, Dearborn. Gathering at church 9 a.m. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Interment Glen Eden Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Guardian Lutheran Church or Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler. www.howepeterson.com
LEE AMBIA "GAYLE" (COFFMAN) LEE Age 95, of Covington, passed away at 1:35 am Monday July 9, 2012 at The Waters of Covington. She was born November 20, 1916 in Veeders-burg to the late James Philip and Lula Ellen (Crawford) Butts. She married David H Coffman in Jerseyville, IL, September 1936; he preceded her in death in 1991. She married Robert E. Lee of Kansas in 1992 and he survives. Gayle attended Veedersburg Schools, and had worked in the shipyards at Beaumont, Texas during WWII. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, the Red Hat Society, the KIT Club, and was a member of the Sterling Christian Church. Gayle had lived in Wayne, Michigan from 1952-1976, but spent most of her life in Fountain County, Indiana. She is survived by her daughter, Carol (John) Brock, Lafayette, IN; a brother, Carl Butts, Veedersburg; three grandchildren, Jonathan (Kelly) Miller, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Aaron Miller and Jacob Miller, both of Lafayette, as well as two great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Mearns and James Butts, and two sisters, Ina France and Shirley Butts. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday July 12, 2012 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg with Pastor Dave Sims officiating. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday July 11, 2012 at the funeral home, with Order of Eastern Star service beginning at 6:45 p.m. Burial will be at Rockfield Cemetery near Veedersburg. Online condolences at www.dickersonfuneralhome.com
LOZON DELORES ANN Age 75, of St. Clair Shores, died June 24, 2012. Beloved wife of Roy Lozon for 55 years. Dear mother of Daryl (Kathy) Lozon and Donna (Norman) Bolz. Loving grandmother of Janine and Roy Lozon. Internment has occurred. Memorial mass will be celebrated on Saturday, July 14 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 21620 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores, 48080.
MacLEAN ROBERT B. July 3, 2012, age 83. Beloved husband of the late Patricia. Dear father of Ann and Bob (Lisa). Loving grandfather of Ian, Casey and Kyle. Brother of Archibald (Peggy). Memorial Mass Friday 9:30 a.m. from the Church of the Divine Child, Silvery Lane at Hollander, Dearborn. Gathering from 9 a.m. Memorial Gathering Thursday 4-8 p.m. with Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. from the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Memorials to the University of Michigan Transplant Fund-Camp Michitanski. www.howepeterson.com
MARTINEAU RICHARD D. Age 58, July 10, 2012 of Dearborn. Beloved husband of Maria. Loving father of Nathan (Michelle) Martineau and Nicholas (Staci) Martineau. Dearest son of Josephine and the late Alfred Martineau. Dear brother of Linda, John, Ann and the late Mary. Visitation at the Dearborn Chapel of the Voran Funeral Home on Friday 2-9 p.m. Funeral Saturday, July 14, 2012 at St. Christopher Catholic Church. In state 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com.
NALLI CLARICE Age 85, July 4, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Lorenzo. Loving mother of Clara (John) Bohrer, Laura Nalli and Victor Nalli.
NELSON PAULETTE M. (MALLOY, CADY) age 65, a resident of Commerce Township, died on July 9, 2012. Survived by her husband, Richard Nelson; children, Carol Donohoe, Steve Malloy, Kathleen (Mikael) Jensen; grandchildren, Gregory, Daniel, Nicholas, Samantha, Randy, Chrissy, Triston, and Darby; siblings, Patricia (Ron) Hebert, Shirley Cady, Raymond (Leslie) Cady; her former spouse and friend, Gene Malloy and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by a sister, Rosemary Cook. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church, 1955 E. Commerce Rd., Milford, on Saturday, July 14, at 10 a.m. with Fr. Ron Anderson officiating. Cremation will follow. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty, Milford, on Thursday 4-8 p.m. and Friday 2-8 p.m. For further information please phone 248-684-6645 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
OUDIN YVONNE RENEE Age 83, Rochester Hills, July 7, 2012. Loving wife of the late Leon Oudin. Dear mother of Claude (Suzie), Roger, Louis (Carole), Richard (Kathy) and Mary-France (Jean-Jacques Fertal) Oudin. Cherished Memere to 16 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great- grandchild. Also survived by many relatives in France and Best Friend Suzie Martin. Memorial Mass, Thursday, July 12, 2012 11:00 a.m. at St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, 771 Old Perch Road, Rochester Hills. The family will receive friends Wednesday 4-8 p.m. at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Blvd, Rochester. Family suggests memorials to St. Jude Children's Hospital or American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) Detroit Chapter. online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
PERLMAN MARY C. Age 67. July 8, 2012. Beloved wife of Richard. Sister of Kathleen (John) Graham, Michael (Barb) Fitzpatrick, Patrick (Bobbie) Fitzpatrick, Dean (Lan) Fitzpatrick, Stephen (Lynda) Fitzpatrick, John Fitzpatrick, Christine (Gregory) Coury and Maureen (Tom) Marklin. Many nieces and nephews. Stepmother of Jeffrey (Abra) Perlman and their son, Yonaton. Memorial visitation Friday 2 p.m. until the time of service 3:30 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E of Woodward), Royal Oak. Memorials to the donor's choice of charity appreciated. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
PIETRASZKIEWICZ JOSEPH SR. Age 95. July 9, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Sophie. Loving father of Joseph Jr. (Nancy), Carol Osaer, Robert (Halina), Michael (Emily), and the late Evelyn. Dear grandfather of 12. Also survived by many great-grand-children and great great grandchildren. Predeceased by his granddaughter, Debra. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 1/2 Mile Road). In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila-St. Dorothy Campus in Warren. Please share memories at www.Temrowski.com.
PIIPPO KINKO "ROSIE" Age 86. July 10, 2012. Beloved wife of John A. for 59 years. Loving mother of John F. Piippo, Virginia (Randy) Wheeler and Kathleen Dimitri. Cherished grandmother of Katrina, Tabitha, Jessica, Cody, Devon, Tasha, Haili, Gabriel, Gatlin and Triniti. Great-grandmother of Leon and Lilah. Funeral Services Monday 4 p.m. at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River Ave. (1 block W. of Farmington Rd.), downtown Farmington. Visitation Monday 2 p.m. until the time of the service. www.thayer-rock.com
POBE RICHARD JOHN age 65 of Wolverine Lake died July 10, 2012. Beloved husband of 13 years to Alma Mathley. Loving father of: Monica (Kevin Roberts) Gregory, Richard John Pobe II, Robbin (Ken) Buck, and Scott (Angela Lumm) Luchs. Beloved Papa of Anthony, Brittany, Christian, Victoria, Raven, and Phoenix. Great grandfather of Jake. Dear son of Shirley (the late Robert) Pobe. Mr. Pobe was the Chair-person of the Wolverine Lake Parks and Recreation Department. Was an active member of UAW Local 909 and taught pre-and post retirement classes for the union. He was very community oriented and was a former scout leader and baseball and softball coach. He was a great man who was loved by all and will be missed. Memorial service from Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 Pontiac Trail Walled Lake (3 Blks. S. of Maple Rd.) Saturday 3 p.m. Friends may visit 1 pm. until time of service. Memorials to the Michigan Humane Society or the Wolverine Lake Parks and Recreation Department appreciated. Condolences at www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com.
RUSH PATRICIA Beloved wife of the late Leo Rush. Cherished mother of David Rush, Eli Rush and Lisa (Don) McMillan. Loving grandmother of Drew and Caley McMillan. Also survived by loving friends and family. Dear sister of the late Seymour Hoffman, the late Evelyn Tannenhaus and the late Harold Hoffman. Devoted daughter of the late Joseph and the late Sarah Hoffman. GRAVESIDE SERVICES 11 A.M. FRIDAY MORNING AT MACHPELAH CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL. 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com.
SLIVER PAUL ROSS July 10, 2012, age 78. Beloved husband of Mary Jean. Loving father of Debra Shaw, Paulette (Larry) Opalewski, Steven (Lena) Sliver, and Rochelle (Jim) Turay. Proud grandfather of eight and great-grandfather of three. Also survived by his cousin, Charles "Eddie" Sliver. Paul was a past president of the UFCW Union Local 876 and a member of Berkley Masonic Lodge #536, F.&A.M. A memorial gathering will be held on Friday from 10a.m. until time of memorial service 12:30p.m. at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes Rd. (S. of 18 Mile Rd.) Clinton Twp. Memorial contributions to the March of Dimes would be appreciated. resurrectionfuneralhome.com
Stauffer Robert N. Age 87. July 7, 2012. Beloved husband of Jean. Loving father of Kirk (Sandra) and Susan (Jeffrey) Dunn. Proud grandfather of Lindsey (Marshall) Meyer, Megan Stauffer, Melissa (Brian) Teske, Jordan Dunn and Emily Dunn. Great-grandfather of Avery Meyer, Abby Meyer and Jackson Teske. Dear brother of the late Herb. In state Thursday 10 a.m. until time of service 11 a.m. at Emmanuel Bethel Church, Royal Oak. Memorials to Emmanuel Bethel, Honor Flight Michigan or Beaumont Hospice appreciated. Arrangements by Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, Royal Oak, 248-541-7000. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
SUTKIEWICZ ANTOINETTE "NELLIE" Age 90. July 10, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Stanley. Loving mother of Donald (Diane), Gary (Patricia), Randy (Linda) and Janice (Richard) Winfree. Dearest grand-mother of Dawn (Vaughn) Drobnich, Rick (Michelle), Sarah, Lauren (Juan) Giugale, Kerry, David and Meagan. Dear great-grandmother of Ben, Carly, Hunter and Cooper. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. Rosary 7 p.m. at the David J. Wysocki Funeral Home, 29440 Ryan Rd. (one block n. of 12 Mile Rd.) Warren. In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. at St. Louise Catholic Church, 2500 12 Mile Rd., Warren. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
TEECE JAMES CULLEN Passed away at the age of 65 on July 7, 2012. He was a loving husband to Kathleen and a loving father to Jamie, and Michele and Ron Gentry. He has five grandogs that miss him everyday, especially Annabelle. Life will never be the same without him but we know he is in the hands of God and is resting in peace and suffering no more. Goodbye My Love, Kath www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
WATKINS MILDRED A. July 9, 2012. Age 91. Beloved wife of Robert and the late Leo DeYonker. Dear mother of Elizabeth (Thomas) Paganes, Leo Gregory (Maria) DeYonker, Alex (Michelle) DeYonker, Marc (Diane) DeYonker and the late Dennis (Nicole) DeYonker. Also remembered by her daughter- in-law Phyllis Deyonker. Proud grandmother of 17 and great-grandmother of 18. Predeceased by her siblings Marcella Carr, Eugene Forster, Clarence Forster, Dorothy Lancaster, Bernadine Bisby, Marian McHale and Norman Forster. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile) Thursday 4-9 p.m. In state Friday 9:30 a.m. at St. Barnabus Catholic Church, 24800 Phlox (Bet. Gratiot and Hayes, S. of 10 Mile) until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m. Burial Resurrection. Tributes to The Goodfellows or Vitas Hospice are welcome. Share memories with the family at their "Online Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
WISE LAURA P. Beloved wife of the late Leo I. Wise. Dear mother of Robert G. (Kathleen L. Friend) Wise and Dr James P. (Linda F.) Wise. Loving grandmother of Alyssa F. Wise, Gregory F. Wise, Steven M. (Noelia) Wise and Rachel E. Wise. Also remembered by many loving family members and friends. GRAVESIDE SERVICES FRIDAY 12:00 NOON AT BETH-EL MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY LIVONIA. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE DORFMAN CHAPEL FARMINGTON HILLS. 248-406-6000 or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com