GAUMER JOHN J. age 87, September 18, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Betty. Loving father of Wanda (Tom) Pichler, Denise (Tony) Baiardi, Teresa (Paul E.) Gaberdiel, Tim (Terri) Gaumer and the late James. Dearest grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of five. Loving brother of Robert and the late Mary Ellen Miss and Clarence. Visitation Friday 1-8 p.m. Funeral Services Saturday 11:30 a.m. at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., (between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill), Garden City. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
HENZE ALBERT J., JR. Age 85. September 17, 2013. Beloved husband of Geraldine for 61 years. Loving father of Janis Heinrich (David) and Douglas Henze (Diane). Cherished grandfather of Elizabeth, Christopher, Scott and Brett. Dear brother of Gerald Henze (Maureen). Private arrange-ments entrusted to Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, Farmington. www.thayer-rock.com
JUAREZ MARCOS C. September 17, 2013. Age 99 of Southgate, Michigan. Beloved husband of Clara Juarez. Loving father of Maria (Esteban) Mejia, Alicia Juarez, Leonel (Donna) Juarez, Gloria Juarez, Julia Juarez, and Jose Juarez. Dearest grandfather of Marco (Jennifer), Jorge, Antonio, Lisa, and Jonathan. Dear great-grandfather of Joanna. Also survived by extended family in Mexico. Visitation Saturday 4:00 8:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 3:00 p.m. at the John K. Solosy Funeral Home, 3206 Fort St., Lincoln Park. In state Monday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10:00 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 1721 Junction, Detroit. Interment Our Lady of Hope Cemetery, 18303 Allen Rd., Brownstown. www.SolosyFuneralHome.com
KROLICKI VIRGINIA (NEE TUREK) age 84 of Milford, formerly of Detroit, passed away September 18, 2013. Survived by her beloved husband, Richard and their children, Linda (David) Roszel, Allen (Reginia) Krolicki, Richard (Andrea) Krolicki, Jr., Susan (Michael) Ross, Diane (Neal) Belgiano, John (Kathleen) Krolicki, Carol (Michael) Twigg; 19 grandchildren, one great granddaughter and two great grandchildren expected. Also survived by many nieces and nephews including her Godchildren, extended family members and dear friends. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church, 1955 E. Commerce Rd., Milford, Monday, September 23 at 11 a.m. with Fr. Manny Chircop officiating. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty, Milford, Sunday 3-7 p.m. with Rosary at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Memorials encouraged to Capuchin Soup Kitchen or Livonia Goodfellows. For further information please contact Lynch & Sons 248-684-6645 www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com
LaFEVRE LILLIE LOUISE Age 90, September 18, 2013. Wife of the late Elmer Harvey LaFevre. Mother of Sandra (James Yenckel), Russ (Marlis), Pamela (Jerry) Hirst, Dennis (Mary), Cheryl Kobel, Janet McSorley, Fred (Mary Jo Hartman) and Timothy. Grandmother of Michael (Jessica) McSorley, Jayme (David) Janosko, Dylan McSorley, Lauren (Michael) Kobylarz, Bradley LaFevre, Lindsay LaFevre, Jessica Kobel, Brigitte LaFevre, Kaitlyn LaFevre, Nicholas Kobel and Sarah LaFevre. Great-grandmother of Noah Janosko, Nolan Kobylarz, Brynn Kobylarz, Micah McSorley and Malachi McSorley. Daughter of the late Sueton Ferris Shepard and Sadie McDaniel Shepard. Sister of Margaret Lago, Mary West, Helen Shepard and the late Samuel, Harold, William, Bud, Fred and Dorothy Shepard. Mrs. LaFevre was a baker extraordinaire and her sweet nature and beautiful smile charmed all she met. On Labor Day she walked the Mackinaw Bridge at ages 76, 77 and 78. Memorial Gathering Monday, September 23 from 10:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11:30 a.m. at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River, Novi, 248-348-1800. In lieu of flowers donations in Mrs. LaFevre's name can be made to Angela Hospice, www.angelahospice.org. On line condolences www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
LEVY IRA Beloved husband of Florence Levy. Dear father of Carol Berger, Richard (Jill) Levy, and the late Howard Levy. Dearest brother of Robert Levy and Sandra (Fred) Layne. Loving grandfather of Joey (Jillian) Berger, Shelby Berger and Nicole Levy. Adoring great-grandfather of Carson Berger. Father-in-law of Ronald Berger. Son of the late Abe and Minnie Levy and son-in-law of the late Rose and Sam Sisskind. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. SERVICES SUNDAY, 12:00 P.M. AT THE DORFMAN CHAPEL, FARMINGTON HILLS (248) 406-6000. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW AT CLOVER HILL PARK CEMETERY or visit www.thedorfmanchapel.com.
MATHEWS TONI LYNN Age 53 of Brownstown, passed away September 17, 2013. Beloved wife of Jeff. Loving mother of Kayla and Jimmy. Dearest daughter of James and Noralie Steele. Also survived by her sister Jackie (Terry) Newberry, and brother Scott Steele. Visitation Friday 4-9 p.m. Service Saturday 11 a.m. at the Allen Park Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 10915 Allen Rd. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Visit www.martenson.com.
MATTSON CHRIS age 59, of Hilliard, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Graduate of Garden City High School, Garden City, Michigan, Class of 1973. He was employed with Rich's Products, Hilliard, Ohio. Chris enjoyed wood working and bicycling. Preceded in death by parents Wilbert and Helen (Mikkola) Mattson; nephew Mike Mattson; and uncles Charlie and George Mikkola. Survived by siblings Laurel Johnson of Calumet, MI, Dennis (Sue) Mattson of Martinsburg, West Virginia, Glen (Ann) Mattson of Inkster, MI, Carole (Lynn) Beerbower of Upper Arlington, OH, Clyde (Judy) Mattson of Apache Junction, Arizona, Ella (Jim) Landini of Manchester, MI, Dale (Linda) Mattson of Garden City, MI, Linda (Mike) Gosdzinski of Milan, MI and Kaye Mattson of Durham, North Carolina; many nieces, nephews, great -nieces and nephews; and special friends Reba and Dennis. Memorial contributions may be made to Bing Cancer Hospital at Riverside Methodist Hospital or the Laurels of Hilliard. Celebration of Life service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday September 28, 2013 at Good Hope Lutheran Church, 102 Garden St., Garden City, MI 48135. Inurnment Parkview Memorial Cemetery, Livonia, MI. Arrangements completed by the TIDD FUNERAL HOME WITH CREMATORY, Hilliard, OH. www.tiddfuneralservice.com
McCONNELL LILLIAN H. Beloved wife of the late Edwin. Loving mother of Leona (Bill) Boettcher, Bernard (Norita), Rosemarie (Dave) DeBruyne, Irene (Robert) Hessenauer. Predeceased by daughter Edwina. Grandmother of David (Sarah) DeBruyne, Bernard McConnell, Jr., Joshua DeBruyne, Melissa McConnell. Great grandmother of Evan DeBruyne. Dear sister of Raymond Nazarak, Stella Rebar, and Rosemarie Butz. Predeceased by her brother Mike Nazarak. Visitation Sunday from 2-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Wake Service at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E. J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile Rd. (N.W. corner of Ryan). Mass of the Christian Burial Monday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Blase Catholic Church, 12151 15 Mile, Sterling Heights. Mrs. McConnell will lie in state at church from 9 a.m. until time of Mass. Please share memories at www.mandziukfuneralhome.com.
MORRISON NAOMI D. Age 82, September 17, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Hugh for 59 years. Loving mother of Michael (Sara) Morrison, William (Karen) Morrison and Karen Chiles. Cherished grandmother of Sarah, Jennifer, Rachael, Christopher, Nathaniel, and great-grandmother of Everett. Funeral Service Sunday 3 p.m. (in state at 2 p.m.) at Grace Chapel Presbyterian Church, 27996 Halsted Rd., Farmington Hills. Visitation Saturday 3-8 p.m. at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River Ave., downtown Farmington (one block W. of Farmington Rd.). Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. www.thayer-rock.com