GORSKI DORIS D., May 28, 2012, age 90. Wife of the late Joseph for 40 years. Mother of Larry (Janet), Judy Dover (Steve) and Kerry (Jody). Grandmother of Jason Bates (Kim), Jeremy Bates (Shannon), Jenifer Posner (Jim), Keri Dendooven (Nate) and Joe Dover (Angela). Great- grandmother of 12. Funeral Service Thursday 11 a.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver). Family will receive friends Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
GOSTEK EDWARD J. 85 of Ossineke, Michigan, died May 27, 2012 in Sterling Heights, Michigan. He was born on December 6, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of the late Joseph and Susan Gostek of Hamtramick. He served in the US Army until 1952 before working as a Medal Model Maker for GM Tech Center for 35 years, retiring in 1988. He is beloved father of Christopher (Alicia) Gostek of Milford, Matthew (Kelly) Gostek of Sterling Heights and Susan (Joal) Burtka of Macomb Township. Beloved grandfather (Pa-pa North) of Garrett and Nicole Gostek, Sara and Torey Gostek, and Madelynn and Joal Burtka. A visitation will be held Thursday 2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Funeral Service at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile Road (NW corner of 18 Mile). Please share memories with the family at www.mandziukfuneralhome.com.
GYORI WILLIAM RICHARD Age 71, of Boyne City, passed away May 25. Beloved husband of Joy; dear father of Janet (Mark) Elofson, Stacy (Joe) Scheuher, Bill (Sandy) Gyori, Julie Goss, and Jeff (Gloria) Kilmark; grandfather of Kerrie, Kathryn, Aloma, Vanessa, and Humberto; and great-grandfather of Deacon, Josiah, Cholena, Dakota, and Kayden; brother of Linda (Jim) Pine; and cousin of Ken (Janet) Schiemann. Family viewing 1-2 p.m. and visitation 2-9 p.m. Thursday at Dryer Funeral Home, Holly. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Friday at Dryer Funeral Home. Military honors and burial at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Memorial donations to the Arthritis Foundation. www.dryerfuneralhomeholly.com
HARDY ELAINE (SPURR) Born in Ferndale on April 24, 1930 to Clarence and Cathine (Birdsall) Spurr. Entered into rest on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Alpena Regional Medical Center. Was office manager at Montgomery Elevator Company for 33 years, retired in 1995. Loving mother of Roxanne Jaje (the late Albert), Lyn York and Laine Hardy, grandmother of Sean and Jason Henrickson, Catherine Johnson, Ben (Jesika) McAteer, C.J. and John Patterson, and loving great grandmother to Isabeel Lynne and Lillian Elaine McAteer. Survived by dear brother Donald Spurr (Rosemary), Preceded in death by brother, Clarence (Sonny) Spurr and grandson Darin Michael Bryce York. Arrangements by Bannan Funeral Home in Alpena. Visitation and funeral service will take place at Roseland Park Cemetery in Berkley at 1 p.m. on Thursday.
HENDERSHOT DAVID MARK Our presence was blessed with Davey from November 24, 1969 - May 23, 2012. Son of David Allen Hendershot and Terry (Dixon) Ellis, passed suddenly and unexpectedly on May 23, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Big Dave. His grandparents, Allen (Smokey) and Elanor Hendershot. He is survived by his parents, Terry and Joe Ellis of Houghton Lake, his loving wife of 10 years and soulmate of 25 years, Shellie Kay (Simpson) Hendershot. His beloved sisters Brandy Marie Hendershot and Trista Michelle Hendershot Tacconelli. Davey was a unique father to Tia Marie (Wheeler) DuBois (David Allen DuBois), Lester Lee and Catie (Johnson) Wheeler, Shane Louis and Ashlee (Karbowski) Wheeler. The uncle of many neices and nephews and papa David will be missed by his grandchildren Tricia, David, Kwenton, Dayton, Guerin, Isaiah and Elijah. The friendly smile and easy going manner that was Davey will be missed by all that knew him. A Remembrance wake will be held Saturday June 2nd at Pine Hearst, 6125 Lake St. Indian River, MI. 49749
KANGAS GERALDINE MAE (NEE LINE) Age 87, of Sterling Heights formerly of Berkley, went to be with the Lord on May 27, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Marvin E. Kangas. Dear mother of Kathleen (Dennis) Guy, Keith (Debra) Kangas, Karen (Chuck) Patterson, Kristine (Brian) Bayerl and both the late Kurt Kangas and Karl Kangas. Devoted and proud grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of seven. Dear sister of Gilbert (Patricia) Line, Lorraine (the late Robert) Senkowski, the late Donald (Frances) Line and the late Judith Line. Geraldine was retired from Ohio Casuality in Southfield. She was a devoted and active member of Our Savior Apostolic Lutheran Church for over 50 years. Visitation Thursday, May 31, 2012 from 2-8 p.m. at Price Funeral Home, 3725 Rochester Road, (between Big Beaver and Wattles Roads) Troy 248-689-0700. Funeral Friday, 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment White Chapel Memorial Cemetery, Troy. Memorials to the Our Savior Apostolic Lutheran Church, 54899 Eight Mile Road, Northville, Michigan, 48167.Share memories on the online register book at www.pricefuneralhome.net
KEEZER JOAN RITA Recieved by God, her (4) sons and daughter on May 22, 2012. Beloved mother of Lynn (Frank) Aron, Rick (Sue) Mackin, Doreen Frye, Debbie Conrad (deceased), Delphine Pacheco, Nonnie Mackin (deceased), Kevin Mackin (deceased), Kerry Mackin (deceased), Susan (Mark) VanPopering, Paul (Denise) Mackin, Joey Keezer (deceased). The Families of Mackin, Matta, Frye, Conrad, Pacheco, Dillingham, VanPopering and Keezer will miss you dearly. Beloved grandmother of (34), great grandmother of (40) and great grandmother of (4). Breathe easy MOM, ALWAYS IN OUR THOUGHTS AND HEARTS LOVE & MISS YOU.
LEWANDOWSKI ROBERT W. 77, passed away peacefully May 28, 2012, surrounded by his family. Robert is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Judith (nee Hafford), he was the loving father of Robert Edward, Brian David, Cynthia Marie, Gregory James and Gary Joseph. Cherished brother-in- law to David (Judith) Hafford, uncle to Bruce and Denise Hafford, cousin to Patricia Irvin, Christine (Dennis) Moran and many, many others. Family will receive friends Wednesday from 2-9pm at Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 45100 Warren Rd, Canton (between Sheldon and Canton Center), with a rosary service at 7 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, May 31, 10:30 a.m. at St John Neumann Catholic Church, in state from 10 a.m. until Mass begins. In lieu of flowers family suggests donations be made to the Capuchian Soup Kitchen. To leave a online condolence go to neely-turowski.com.
LUCOW MILTON Beloved husband of Audrey. Cherished father of Cindy and James Stegman and Michael and Nancy Lucow. Devoted grandfather of David and Melissa Stegman and Nina Lucow. Uncle of Bruce, Ellen, and Jeremy Zickerman. Loving grandfather of the late Meredith Stegman. Dear brother of the late Shirley Zickerman. Devoted son of the late Dora and Louis Lucow. In addition, he leaves behind many cherished friends. SERVICES 10 A.M. FRIDAY AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
MANDERS MARIE ESTELLA Age 88. May 28, 2012, of Taylor. Beloved wife of Norman, for 55 years. Dearest mother of Mark (Karen) and Pamela (Russell) German. Dear grandmother of Jennifer (Steven) Troy, Alicia, Leslie German, Brianna (Chris Rich) German, and Adam. Loving great-grandmother of Autumn Rich. Mrs. Manders was a teacher for the Taylor School System for 54 years. In state Friday, 9:30 a.m. with Funeral Service at 10 a.m. at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 21845 Wick Road, Taylor. Visitation Thursday, 2 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Taylor Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 9800 S. Telegraph Road. Interment at Michigan Memorial Park, Flat Rock. Share a memory at www.howepeterson.com.