HASENAUER IDA ROSE of Shelby Twp. Age 80. Extraordinary mother of Donna Hasenauer (Robert Pawlowski), Sharon (Dennis) DeMeyere, Susan (Keith) Barber, Donald (Kelle), Kenneth (Theresa), and Richard (Lisa). Predeceased by husband Donald (1986), grandson Mathew Pawlowski (1990), and daughter Carol Markham (2003). Services Sunday, January. 6, 2:30 at Christ the Redeemer, 2700 Waldon, Lake Orion
HEUSTED GERALD DUANE Age 80 of Orion. January 2, 2013. Loving father of Gerald Scott Heusted, Katherine (Allen) Hart, and Gregg (Lori) Heusted. Grand-father of Jennifer, Matt, Whitney (Adam), Sarah, Jacob, and the late Lauren. Great-grandfather of nine. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Gerald was a Korean War Veteran. He was an electric salesman for over 40 years. Funeral service 7 p.m. Sunday, January 6, 2013 at the Modetz Funeral Home, 100 E. Silverbell Rd., Orion. The family will receive friends 3-8 p.m. Interment Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Suggested memorials to the family. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
HOLKA BARBARA A. (NEE STANISZEWSKI) December 26, 2012, age 84, of Grand Island, New York, originally of Algonac, Michigan; beloved wife of the late Daniel; devoted mother of Julie (Joseph) LaLonde of Grand Island, New York and Donna (Frederick) Newman of Fredericktown, Ohio; loving grandmother of Elizabeth, Matthew, Andrew LaLonde; Jon, Amy, Emily, Jim Newman; sister to Betty Kociela, John (Shirley) Stanis; sister-in-law of Geraldine Weslowski; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by sisters; Regina Vasicek, Anna Vernetti, Rita Pawlowski, Mary Paulinski, Frances Staniszewski. Memorial gathering Saturday 9:30 a.m. at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 54045 Schoenherr Road, Shelby Township, Michigan until time of memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Innichments at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Memorial contributions to Cradle Beach, 8038 Old Lakeshore Road, Angola, New York 14006. Arrangements entrusted to the S.K. Schultz Funeral Home. Please share a thought or memory at www.schultzfuneralhome.com
HOURIGAN LARRY LYNN died Sunday, December 30. Survivors include wife Sandy, daughter, Leslie; Son Edward (Diana) Hourigan; Grandchildren, Austin and Aryss Gomez, Aleksa, "Lil" Eddie, "Lil" Kentley Hourigan; Brother, Patrick (Joan) Hourigan; Brother-in-law, Robert Yuerhs. Also several nephews and nieces. Visitation will be held Friday January 4, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a funeral service Saturday January 5, 2013 12 noon at Kaul Funeral Home; 28433 Jefferson Avenue, St. Clair Shores. Leave a condolence message or share a memory at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
JOHNSON VIOLA (NEE FINNIMORE) Age 86, of Sterling Heights. Passed away peacefully at home on Friday, December 14, 2012. Born in Detroit, MI to the late Henry and Violet Finnimore. She was a loving, generous, and strong person who enjoyed being with her family and friends. Loving mother of Carole (Dan) Boyd and Thomas Johnson Jr. Proud grandma of Tammy (Charlie), Michelle (Eric), Lora (Ric), Danny (Courtney), Angela and Stacey (Kevin). Loving great-grandma of Haley, Joshua, Aaron, Carson, Audrey, Paige, Jackie, Danny, Emily, Jack, and Will. Dear sister of Donald Finnimore, Catherine (Jim) Ryan, Jack (Joyce) Finnimore, Gayle (the late Don) Meyer, and the late Edward and George Finnimore. A Celebration of Life Visitation and Service at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Road (3 blocks E. of Van Dyke), Utica, Sunday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. with services at 3 p.m. Memorials appreciated to the wishes of the family. Please share a memory at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
JORDAN DONNA RAE, January 1, 2013, age 68. Beloved wife of John T. for 45 years. Dear mother of John T., Jr., Joni T. Jordan, and Jeffery T. (Melissa). Also survived by seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Sister of Doyne Atkison (Debbie). Funeral Service Sunday 11 a.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Rd (between Maple and Big Beaver). Family will receive friends Saturday 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial tributes may be made to the family. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
JUREK BERNARD "JERRY" Age 87 . January 2, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Eileen for 66 years. Loving father of Thomas Jurek, William "Bill" (Pat) Jurek, Cherilyn (Gary) Larson and Connie (Joseph) Doa. Cherished grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of four. Dear brother of Roma (Don) Steckling. Memorial Service Monday, January 7, 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Farmington, 26165 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334. Visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River Ave. (one blk. w. of Farmington Rd.), Downtown Farmington. Memorials suggested to the Church.
KAKISH FAHDEH Age 86. Beloved wife of the late Raji Khoury Kakish . Born in Salt Jordan in 1926. To Eid and Lydia Kakish . Long time member of the Basilica of St. Mary Orthodox Church. Survived by her dear children Naif (Anne) Kakish, Issa (Suha) Kakish, Aida Kakish, Abla (Alfred) Khzouz, Nabelah (George) Ghareeb, Haifa (the late Joe) Catarineau, Sahar (Awni) Qaqish, and Sana (Rodney) Clark, her brother Fahid of Jordan, grandchildren Lisa, Tariq, Talal, Michael, Nicole, Rawan, Ramzi, Tania, Dalia, Nura, Natasha, Cameron, and Sean and 12 great-grandchildren and many nephews and nieces. Visitation from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday January 4, 2013 at the Bascilica of St. Mary (18100 Merriman Road Livonia, MI 48152). Funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday January 5, 2013 at the Bascilica of St. Mary. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Bascilica of St. Mary Orthodox Church building fund. Please visit harryjwillfuneralhome.com for more information.
KOTSIS MARGARET P., age 70, of Rochester Hills, died January 1, 2013. Beloved wife of the late James. Loving mother of Cindy Kotsis, Barb (Ed) Walters and Kathy (Robert) Ensink. Dear sister of Herman (Marylou) Becker and Kenneth (Sharon) Becker. Proud grandmother of Demmy McBride, Nick Spounias, Andrew Spounias and Nicole Ensink. Great grandmother of Connor and Kieran. Also survived by many brothers- and sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday 3-8 p.m. and service Saturday 11 a.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E of Woodward), Royal Oak. Memorials to Seasons Hospice or Crittenton Foundation appreciated. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
LaPRATT MILLICENT I. Age 86, a resident of Rochester Hills since 1959, died January 1, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Ludger LaPratt. Dear mother of Renee (Raphael) Azure and Robert G. LaPratt. Sister of Gloria Vogel and the late Winifred Bullock. Also surviving her are her nieces and nephews. Funeral Service 11a.m. Monday at PIXLEY FUNERAL HOME, 322 W. University Drive in downtown Rochester. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2- 8p.m. Memorial contributions in Millie's name may be directed to the TEAR Foundation, c/o Veterinary Referral Services, 1400 N. Telegraph Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302. www.pixleyfh.com