BADURA VERNA Age 92, wife of the late William, mother of James and the late Arlene. Sister-in-law of Irene Jedynak. Visitation Thursday 3-8 p.m. at Wessels & Wilk Funeral Home, 23690 Woodward Ave. Pleasant Ridge, in state Friday 9:30 a.m. St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, Detroit until Mass time 10 a.m. www.wesselsandwilk.com
BENNEY HOWARD WAYNE Age 73, of Canton, GA passed away Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Northside Hospital Cherokee. He was a member of the Bedford Metropolitan 152 Masonic Lodge and Post Commander of the Knights Templar of Michigan. Funeral Services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m., on Saturday, September 01, 2012, at the Chapel of South Canton Funeral Home with Rev. Clent Boling officiating. The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, September 01, 2012 at South Canton Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers Contributions can be made to Alzheimer's Association. Survivors include: wife - Barbara Lee Benney, Canton, GA, daughter - Nancy and Anthony Greco, Sunrise, FL, daughter - Deborah Benney, Canton, GA, brother - John A. and Nancy Benney, Waterford, MI, grandchild - Gina Greco, Sunrise, FL, grandchild - Aimee Greco, Sunrise, FL. South Canton Funeral Home, dedicated to the families we serve, 770-479-3377. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.thescfh.com Charitable donations may be made in Howard's memory to the following organization: Alzheimer's Association (http://www.alzmass.org), 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472 Tel: (617) 868-6718.
BOSTJANICK CAROL ANN age 71 August 27, 2012. Daughter of the late Joseph James and Leona Bostjanick. Dear sister of Joanne Bostjanick and her partner Lee Marcuzzi. Also survived by many cousins. Memorial Service at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Friday at noon. Friends may visit beginning at 11 a.m. Memorials appreciated to the American Diabetes Association. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
BREINER SANDER JAMES, M.D. Son of the late Alfred and the late Margaret Breiner and Brother of the late Burton Breiner. Dr. Breiner was the loving and adored husband of Beatrice (Oboler) for 61 years (since 1951.) Devoted father of Linda (Dr. Jesse) Cedarbaum, Myles (Rungnapa Jeenbuppa Breiner) Breiner and the late Robert (Debbie Glassford) Breiner. Proud grandfather of Zena Milstein, Noah Milstein, Jonah Breiner, Jules Breiner, Andrew (Molly Freidenshon) Breiner, Daniel Breiner. Also survived by his brother-in-law, Dr. Alan (Lynne Applebaum) Oboler, and their children, Dr. Lara (Louis Jaffe) and Joshua (Dianna Oboler), and by many other loving relatives and friends. SERVICES 11:00 A.M. THURSDAY AT HEBREW MEMORIAL CHAPEL (248) 543-1622. INTERMENT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY. www.hebrewmemorial.org
BROSOFSKE EDWARD of St. Clair Shores, MI, was born July 12, 1933, died August 28, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Leda, father of Steve (Betty), David (Mary) and the late Ronald (Kathy). He is the grandfather of Lisa (Ed) Johnson, Jason, Angela, Sarah and great-grandfather of Angelo. Visitation will be on Friday August 31 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave. St. Clair Shores. Funeral services will be in San Francesco Catholic Church, Clinton Twp. on Saturday, September 1 at 10 a.m. Leave condolence message at: www.KaulFuneralHome.com
BROWN CAROL ANN Age 67, of Warren, MI, passed away August 27, 2012. She was born December 29, 1944 in Highland Park, MI. Beloved wife of the late Larry Gene Brown. Loving mother of Christopher, Lori (Peter) Capone, and Cheryl (Eric) Paton. Dearest grandmother of Matthew and Andrew. Dear sister of Darlene Vaillancourt and Albert (Gail) Vaillancourt. She was employeed as a cashier at Lowe's Sterling Heights, MI store. Visitation Wednesday 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., Thursday 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with the funeral Friday at 11:00 a.m., at the Hopcroft Funeral Home, 31145 John R. Road, Madison Heights, MI. Burial in Oakview Cemetery, Royal Oak, MI. Online condolences: www.hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com
CAROZZO ROSE Age 89, August 28, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Ettro. Loving mother of Vivian Cittan, Patricia, David and Ronald Carozzo and Barbara Jones. Dear grandmother of eight and great- grandmother of 11. Sister of Marie Michaels, Jack and Raymond Nardella. Visitation at the R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 15451 Farmington Rd., Livonia, Friday from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. with Rosary Service at 7 p.m. In state at St. Edith Catholic Church, 15089 Newburgh Rd., Livonia, Saturday from 10 a.m. until Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Memorial contributions may be directed to Covenant House. Please share a memory at www.rggrharris.com.
CASSONE ANTONIO JR. Age 79, August 26, 2012. Beloved husband of Donata (nee CATENACCI). Loving father of Phyllis (John) Eroyan, Angela (Kevin) Baumler, Antonio Cassone III, Anna (Scott) Pittenger and the late Steven Cassone. Proud grandfather of Jason, Steven, Christina and Joseph Eroyan; Marissa and Antonio IV Cassone. Dearest brother of Gregory Cassone. Visitation Thursday 2-9 p.m. with 7:00 p.m. Rosary at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Funeral Friday In state 10:00 a.m. at Guardian Angels Church, 581 E. 14 Mile (between Rochester and Livernois) until time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
COLES JOHN F. age 69, of Chesterfield Twp. Passed away peacefully at home on August 28, 2012. Beloved husband to Patricia for 47 years. Loving father to Cheryl (Kurt), Michele, Michael (Diana) and Matthew (Loan). Dear Grandfather to Alexander, Jacob, Jessica, Julia, Michael John, Katelyn, Carson, Alaina and Meghan. Brother of Joseph (Carol Ann) and his best friend Roxie. Visitation Friday from 3-9 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. and Funeral Service Saturday at 11:00 at Kaul Funeral Home 35201 Garfield Rd. Clinton Twp. MI 48035. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Humane Society. Share a memory of John at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
COWLEY JOHN H. "JACK" Age 81 of Grosse Ile. August 29, 2012. Beloved husband of Georgia for 61 years. Loving father of John (Kathy), Michael (Irene), Mary (Tom) Buckleitner, Paul (Laura) and Terry (Chris) Johnson. Proud grandfather of Christina, John, Jenna, Karen, Daniel, Caitlin, Thomas, David, Jillian, Johanna, Shannon, Molly, Allison and Savanna. Great-grandfather of five. Funeral Services Saturday, in state 10 a.m. until funeral Mass 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Grosse Ile. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anne's Chapel of Sacred Heart Catholic Church or Angela Hospice. Visit John's eternal tribute at www.martenson.com
CRAPROTTA SAM T. age 89 August 28, 2012 (former Co-Owner of Aunt Mid's). Beloved husband of Theresa. Loving father of Sam and Fred (Tammy). Proud grandfather of Sammy and Olivia. Dear brother of Katie Misuraca and the late Joe, Orfre and Bobby. Son-in-law of Bernice Porter. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday 5-9 p.m. and Friday 1-9 p.m. with evening rosary 7:00 p.m. at the St. Clair Shores Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 25800 Harper Avenue (three blocks N. of 10 Mile Rd.). Funeral Saturday in state 9:30 a.m. St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, 21120 Madison, St. Clair Shores till time of Mass 10:00 a.m. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Mr. Craprotta was a member of Holy Family Post #570. Donations to Odyssey Hospice appreciated. Share a memory with the family at www.bcfh.com.
DORAN JAMES "JIM" On August 27 James Edward Doran, born September 21, 1925, joined his first wife Ann (nee Gibbons, dec. 1979) in heaven. Jim lived and worked his entire life in and around Detroit except for three years naval service in the Pacific during WWII. Known throughout the Detroit banking industry for his expertise in car dealership loans, Jim was interviewed by Arthur Hailey for his novel Wheels. Jim loved golf and was a member of Lakeland Golf and Country Club and a former member of Birmingham Country Club. He was a founder, participant and Green Jacket winner of the Buttons Charity Golf Tournament. In addition to many friends, those who will miss "Big Jim" dearly are his loving wife Gail, Jim's six children: Dick (Nancy), Tom (Barb), Colleen (Steve), Bill (Diane), Maureen, Kathleen (John). His four step-children: Jeannie (Bob), Nancy (Mike), Michelle, Michail (Karyn). His 26 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Jim was preceded in death by his stepson, Bill. Jim never met a stranger and will be loved always. Visitation will be Thursday, August 30, from 3-9 p.m. at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River Avenue, Novi (248) 348-1800. Visitation will continue on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Angels' Place, 25240 Lahser Road, Southfield, Michigan 48033 or www.angelsplace.com. Online condolences may be sent to www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
EVANS ELEANOR A. Age 93. Wife of the late Edgar. Dear mother of David (Janet), Denis (Carla), Mark (Barbara), Elizabeth (David) Slovik. Grandmother to Tom, Paul, Laura, Katherine, Andrew, Sara, Anabell, Helen, Ruth, Rebecca and Rachel, 11 great- grandchildren also survive. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. at Wessels & Wilk Funeral Home 23690 Woodward Ave. Pleasant Ridge. In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. at St. Columban Catholic Church Birmingham, until the time of her Funeral Mass 10 a.m. www.wesselsandwilk.com
GARRISON ROY JAMES August 27, 2012. Age 92. Beloved husband of the late Mildred. Dearest father of James (Robin), George (Loreen), Tom (Linda) and Irene. Dear grand- father of eight; great-grandfather of four. Visitation Friday 9:30 a.m. until the time of service 12:30 p.m. at the Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield, Clinton Township. Burial Cadillac Memorial Gardens East. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice in Roy's memory. Please share a memory of Roy at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.
GARVER LOUIS Wm "LOU" Age 87, of Redford; passed away peacefully on August 27, 2012. Mr. Garver was a graduate of Kings Point Merchant Marine Academy, earned his Bachelor of Science degree from his beloved MSU "GO GREEN!" He proudly served in the Navy during the Korean War as an Intelligence Officer. Mr. Garver retired as a stock broker after 30 years, where he enjoyed his family, especially his beloved grandchildren. Beloved husband of 62 years to Joan; dear father of Diane (Fred) Herman, Mary Ann (Doug) Reschke, Richard (Sue) Garver, Carolyn (Garth) Cappy, Cathy (Tom) Mertz, Gerald (Julie) Garver; proud grandfather of nine; caring brother of Dan Garver and the late Blodwen Rogers. The Memorial Service will be Friday, August 31, 2012, at 11 a.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 39020 Five Mile Road, Livonia, MI. The family will greet friends at the church on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations suggested to Veterans Administration Hospital Volunteer Program-Ann Arbor: www.volunteer.va.gov Please visit and share a tribute of Lou at www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com
GAUVIN ROGER Age 87 of Roseville, passed away August 27, 2012. Beloved husband of Sarah. Dear father of Patricia (David) Gaskell, Mark, Lori (Sergio) De Giusti and Kim (John) Rapezzi. Loving grandfather of Marisa and Nina Rapezzi. Dear brother of Mark (Huguette). Preceded in death by parents Cyril and Anna (Begin) Gauvin, daughter Claudia and brothers Gill and Tom. Funeral Friday at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, 16359 Frazho Rd., Roseville. In state and Rosary 10 a.m., Mass at 11 a.m. Reception follows in church hall. Internment at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, MI at later date. Memorial tributes to Ste. Anne de Detroit Catholic Church.
HOTIA SHARON LYNNE "LYN" Age 73 of Northville passed away August 28, 2012. Loving mother of Pam Minelli (Mike) and Terri Ruttenberg (Bruce). Cherished grandma of Morgan, Lauren, Rachel and Jackson. Special sister to Eleanor Stewart and beloved friend to many. Memorial service held Sunday, September 23rd, 1 p.m. at Birmingham Athletic Club, 4033 West Maple Rd, Bloomfield Hills 48301. Flower deliveries to the BAC will be accepted the morning of September 23rd.
HYVARI KAREN L. Age 63 August 27, 2012 of Canton. Beloved wife of Terry. Loving mother of Kristen (Tom) Grube, David (Heather) and Kelly. Proud grandmother of Laura Hyvari, Jackson Grube and Morgan Hyvari. Dear sister of Mr. Kim Wilson, Mrs. Cory Dunn, David Wilson, Richard Wilson, John Wilson and the late Ronald Wilson. Funeral Service Saturday 10 a.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 980 N Newburgh Rd (btwn Ford and Cherry Hill) Westland. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. Entombment Cadillac Memorial Gardens, West. Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Assn. or to the American Diabetes Assn. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
INGLIS ROBERT "BOB" J. August 29, 2012. Age 74. Beloved husband of Frances "Fran" (nee Cuda). Dearest father of Terri (Michael) Charison, Wendy (Michael) Mets, Lori (Anthony) Wooten and Francie (Michael) Perry. Loving grandfather of Danielle (Ed), Leanna (Gjon), Tony (Tifarah), Steve (Lauren), Joe, Brian, Jeremy, Lexie, Tegan and the late Stephanie. Survived by seven loving great-grandchildren. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Rosary Friday 7:00 p.m. In state Saturday 9:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. time of Mass at St. Blase Church, 12151 15 Mile Road (between Schoenherr and Van Dyke). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials to Capuchins or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital appreciated. Share memories with the family at their "Online Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
JACKSON JAMES R. Age 84, August 28, 2012. Beloved husband of Nancy M. (nee Nugent). Dearest father of Jennifer (Chris) Paprocki, Daniel James (Thomas Mueller) Jackson and Matthew Richard (Dana) Jackson. Wonderful Grampy of James, Joseph, Lily and John. Brother of the late Robert (Nellie) Jackson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and Nancy's siblings and their families. Proud alumnus of Kansas University (Phi Beta Kappa) and University of Wisconsin School of Law (order of the Coif). Esteemed employee of 36 years of Ford Motor Company Labor Relations Department, retired in 1988. Visitation Friday at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) 3 to 8 p.m. Funeral Mass Saturday at Holy Name Church, 630 Harmon St., Birmingham, 10 a.m. Friends may begin visiting at 9:30 a.m. Obituary and condolences at Lynchfuneraldirectors.com
KORTHALS ENNO F. Age 95. Beloved husband of Marie. Loving father of Lance Korthals and Terri Korthals. Dear brother-in-law of Joan (George) Baker. Uncle to Jeff Baker. Visitation Thursday 1-9 p.m. at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 25450 Plymouth Rd. in Redford. Funeral Service Friday 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Glen Eden Cemetery. Memorials appreciated to Grace Lutheran Church in Redford or Beaumont Hospice in Royal Oak.
LAWRENCE PHYLLIS A. Age 75, August 27, 2012 of Westland. Beloved wife of the late Clarence. Dear mother of Linda Schuler, Sharon (Glenn) Roberts, Susan Lawrence Ehrmantraut and the late Cynthia Hendricks and the late Carol Lawrence Thomas. Proud grandmother of six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Memorial Gathering Saturday 10:00 a.m. until the 12 Noon Memorial Service at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 980 N Newburgh Rd. (btwn Ford and Cherry Hill) Westland. Memorial Contributions may be made to the March of Dimes. To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
MATHIS JAMES, SR. Age 88. Passed away August 23, 2012. There will be a Memorial Service Saturday September 1st at 3:00 p.m. at CLORA FUNERAL HOME, Located at 5801 East Seven Mile Rd. Detroit MI. 313-368-0100. Viewing will be Friday August 31, 2012, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Please visit: www. clorafuneralhome.com
MICHAEL DR. DONALD JOSEPH Age 65, of South Bend, IN formerly of Detroit, passed away August 24, 2012. Dr. Donald Michael was predeceased by his parents, Michael Michael and Mae Michael, brother, Bernard Michael and sister, Shirley Michael. He is survived by his cherished daughter, Alexis, granddaughter, Mae Rose, his dear nephew Dr. Daniel Michael (Melinda), his brother Bader Michael and many other loving family members and friends. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 30 from 10-1 p.m. with a service at 1:00 p.m. at Goethal & Wells Funeral Home, 503 West 3rd Street, South Bend, IN. Prayers and burial at Fairview Cemetery.
NAPIEWOCKI SUSAN MARIE (NEE MODRZYNSKI) age 61, of Eastpointe. Beloved wife of John; Loving mother of Jill (Byron) Trebilcock, Laura (Daniel) Beauregard, and Sara Mary (Christopher) Wallace; Proud Grammie of Michael Weber, Nicholas and Zachary Trebilcock, Jenna and Alyssa Beauregard, and Bonnie Wallace. Dear sister of Marcia (Bill) Mott. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Faithful member of St. Angela Parish. Susan was a devoted friend to all who knew her. Visitation Thursday, 6-9 p.m. and Friday, 2-9 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, Saint Clair Shores. Rosary service Friday at 7 p.m. In state Saturday, 10:30 a.m., until the time of Mass at 11:00 a.m., St. Angela Catholic Church, 25001 Chippendale, Roseville. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. The family requests bright colors be worn to celebrate Susan's life. Share a memory at KaulFuneralHome.com
POST SEMO A. August 29, 2012. Age 81. Beloved husband of the late Nikolitsa. Dear father of Abraham (Tracy) and Semo, Jr. (Meaghan). Loving grandfather of Katarina, Nik, Anna and Nicholas. Also survived by sister Koula in Greece. Visitation Friday 2:00-8:00 p.m. with Trisagion 6:00 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack, Grosse Pointe. Funeral Saturday, in state 9:30 a.m. until time of service 10:00 a.m. at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 21800 Marter Rd., St. Clair Shores. Memorial contributions may be made to Assumption Greek Orthodox Church. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org.
RAY MARTIN W. "BUD" Age 85. Beloved husband of the late Vera M. for 65 years. Dear father of Penny Walczy, Nancy Miracle McKeehan and Robin Walter. Loving grandfather of Stevie Walczy, Jeremy Miracle, Stephanie Sietman and Michelle Moyer and great-grandfather of four. Brother of Peggy, and the late Junior, Joe, Evelyn and Wilma. He loved to golf and bowl. Visitation Saturday 10 until 11 a.m. Funeral Service at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly Rd. (btw 6&7 Mile). Interment Parkview Memorial Cemetery. Contributions to American Cancer Society appreciated. Condolences to charlesstepfuneralhome.com.
ROEDIGER JOANNA N. Age 96, August 28, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Charles "Ed". Loving mother of Mike (Debbie), Debbi Yono, Anna Maria, Carla, Jackie (John) Moses and Kim (Chuck) Stickney. Proud grandmother of Mick, Jill (Josh) Jones, Robert, Mano II, Matthew, Merissa, Melanie, Carissa, Jett, Nicole, Jessica and Jerica. Joanna enjoyed shopping and returning. She was also a devoted Tupperware Lady for over 42 years.. But most of all she was an amazing mom and grandmother, making everyone in the family feel like they were her favorite. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. Funeral Saturday 10:30 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Pkwy (16 Mile). Share memories with the family at their "Online Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com
ROGUS JOHN M. Age 50, of Alto, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 25, 2012. Surviving are his beautiful children John Conrad and Kelsey Elaine, his parents John and Teenie Rogus, sister Eve Rogus (Paul Becker), brother Joseph Rogus (Jen Stenseth), aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins who will miss him dearly. John graduated from Central Michigan University and worked in the insurance industry for over 20 years, with his most recent employment at NGS American. His commitment to the field included professional designations RHU, REBC, and CBC. John was deeply dedicated to Ducks Unlimited and served as a committeeman for several years. He was an avid golfer and outdoorsman who loved spending time with his cherished hunting buddies. Family and friends who know him well remember him as someone who could light up a room with his smile, tell a great joke and make a homemade pasta dinner. Words can not express the grief felt by so many. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 31st at Metcalf and Jonkhoff Funeral Service. Family and friends are invited to share their special stories (Go Blue!) about John. Visitation will be held Thursday, August 30th from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. and Friday, August 31st 11:00-1:00 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to Ducks Unlimited Local Chapter or the John M Rogus Trust Fund. The family is being served by Metcalf & Jonkhoff Funeral Service, 4291 Cascade Rd. SE at Kenmoor, E of I-96. www.metcalfandjonkhoff.com
ROMAN DELILAH Age 91. August 28, 2012 of Allen Park. Beloved mother of Dan and Michael (Ellen). Proud grandmother of Jason (Meghan), Sarah (Tyler) Rumely and Amanda Roman. Great-grandmother of Ryleigh and Mason. Visitation Friday 3-8 p.m., at The Allen Park Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 10915 Allen Rd. (corner of Goddard). Delilah will lie in state Saturday 9:30 a.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, Allen Park until Funeral Liturgy 10 a.m. Interment Our Lady of Hope Cemetery. To share a memory visit her eternal tribute www.martenson.com
SCHICK SUZANNE H. (NEE RODOCKER) 74, August 27, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Gerald L. Loving mother of Lynn, Stephen (Dana), Elaine (Rick) and Kathie. Dear grandmother of Stevie, Nicole (Kevin), Matt, Danielle and Jon. Great-grandmother of Olivia, Liam, Aden and Isabel. Memorial Visitation Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile Rd .(NW Corner of Ryan). In lieu of flowers, we would appreciate donations to The Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207. Please share memories at www.mandziukfuneralhome.com
SCHULTE WILLIAM L. Age 88, passed away August 27, 2012. He was born on August 20, 1924 in Detroit, son of the late William and Lina Schulte. William was a proud WWII, Air Force veteran who also served as a Detroit police officer, retiring in 1972. He was very active with the VFW, serving as past Post Commander of Pvt. John Lyskawa, VFW Post #7546 in Dearborn Heights. He is survived by his beloved children: William, Suzanne and Kim Hudel, Carolyn and John Baird, Patricia and Glenn Evan and Barbara and Doug Towns. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Grace in 2006, his son Lawrence in 2009 and his sister Anne. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 31, from 3:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. with Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME, 122 W. Lake St., South Lyon. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, September 1, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 S. Lafayette, South Lyon. Memorial Contributions may be made to Capuchins Soup Kitchen. Online Guestbook at www.phillipsfuneral.com
SOKACZ GEORGE August 26, 2012. Age 67. Beloved husband and forever friend of Nancy (nee Skierski) for 46 years. Loving father of Jill (Kevin) Skutar, Kevin (Mary) and Marc (Lori). Proud and loving grandfather of Taylor, Kelsey, Christian, Madison, Jordan, Allison, Kylee and Cooper. Dear brother of Rose Marie (Arnold) Oparka, Ronald (Antoinette) and Shirley Ann (John) Donnelly and brother-in-law of Denny and Kenny Buczek, Judy and Eric Peterson, Laura and Brian Pape and Michelle Skierski. Visitation Wednesday 5:00-9:00 p.m. and Thursday 2:00-9:00 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Friday 9:30 a.m. until time of 10 a.m. Mass at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 54045 Schoenherr, S. of 25 Mile Rd. (PLEASE NOTE CHANGE FROM ORIGINAL LOCATION OF MASS). Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Memorial contributions to the Make-A-Wish Foundation are appreciated. Please share memories with the family at their "Online Guestbook" at WujekCalcaterra.com
STACEY JOSEPH Age 94 August 28, 2012. Beloved husband of Dorothy. Loving father of Terry (Sheryl) and Joseph (Sherry). Grandfather of Daniel, Matthew and Merideth. Great-grandfather of Brendan, Abigail, Connor, Logan and Fallyn. Visitation Thursday 4-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., Garden City (between Ford Rd. & Cherry Hill). In state Friday 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Mass at Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church, 32500 Palmer (south of Cherry Hill, east of Venoy). www.Santeiufuneralhome.com
STOCK KAREN M. August 28, 2012. Age 43 of Sterling Heights. Beloved daughter of JoAnn Stock and the late Kenneth Stock. Dear sister of Kelly (Joe) DiPucchio and the late Kevin. Loving aunt of Julia and Sam. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. with Prayer Service 7 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Rd. (3 blks E. of Van Dyke) Utica. In state Saturday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10:00 a.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 44633 Utica Rd., Utica. Memorial contributions may be made to HDSA.org/mi. Share a memory at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
SWISTOCK JOHN August 27, 2012, age 94 of Canton. Loving husband of the late Thelma for 65 years. Beloved father of Robert (Barbara) and David. Dear brother of William Swistock and Marjorie Kupar, and the late George Swistock, Lewis Swistock Jr, Kate Kushner, Ann Flynn, Suzanne Sheldon, Mary Thompson, and Eleanor Slovak. John retired from Ford Motor Co. in 1980 after 40 years of service. He loved all sports, especially golf and baseball. As a gifted athlete he had the opportunity to sign a professional baseball contract, but declined. An Army veteran of WWII in the Pacific serving at New Guinea and Guadalcanal. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Road (btwn. Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. Parastas Prayer Service Friday 7 p.m. In state Saturday 10:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Funeral Service at St. Michael Orthodox Church, 26355 W. Chicago (btwn. Inkster and Beech Daly) Redford 48239. Interment United Memorial Gardens, Plymouth. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Orthodox Church, Bob Hope USO, 203 World Way West, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90045 or Arbor Hospice, 2366 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103. To share a memory with the family, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
WAITE ROBERT E. "BOB" Beloved husband of the late Shirley Waite (nee Smith). Preceded in death by son, Steven. Loving father of Sue Larbes (Ron). Dear grandfather of Richie and Nick, great-grandfather of Isobel. Many dear friends from Michigan and special Cincinnati friends of the Ed and Joan Driver Family. Private services.
WEIAND DALE NAPIER Age 85, August 25, 2012. Beloved husband of Majorie. Dear father of Phillip (Nancy), Allen (Deborah), and Jeffery (Margaret). Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of nine. Great-great-grandfather of one. Visitation Thursday, 12-5 p.m. with a 5 p.m. Funeral Service at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill), Garden City. Memorials suggested to St. Paul American Lutheran Church or National Kidney foundation of Michigan. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
WELCH KARL T. August 28, 2012. Age 78 of Dearborn. Beloved husband of the late Anita. Loving father of Valerie Waggoner and Karl (Renee) Welch. Dear brother of Judy Farr and the late Marvin Welch. Also survived by six grandchildren. Karl will be deeply missed by family and friends. Visitation Thursday, August 30, 2012 from 2-9 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Road. (313) 278-5100. Funeral service Friday 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Visit our online guestbook and share memories at www.voranfuneralhome.com
WESTERN DOLLY Age 83 of Rochester Hills, formerly of Warren. August 27, 2012. Loving wife of the late Waldon. Dear mother of Judy (Thomas) Govern and the late Cathy (Leonard) Walker. Grandmother of Brian (Kristina) Govern, Steven (Julia) Govern, April and Jessica Walker. Great- grandmother of four. Funeral Service Friday, August 31, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Blvd., Rochester. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday 3 to 9 p.m. Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Online guestbook; www.modetzfuneralhomes.com