ROBBINS SHIRLEY B. October 3, 2012 age 86 of Wayne. Beloved wife of the late Braxton. Sister of the late Collin McPhee, Ronald Loskowski, Robert Loskowski, Ida Hutchings and Jay McPhee. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Friday 10 a.m. at the Uht Funeral Home 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland. Family will receive friends Thursday 2-9 p.m. Please visit and sign a tribute at www.uhtfh.com.
ROSIEK RONALD W. Age 76 - October 2, 2012 - Beloved husband of the late Mary Rosiek. Dear brother of Nancy Lindroth, James Rosiek and the late Evelyn Murphy. Uncle of Melissa Starrs, Steven Murphy and Katrina Remeselnik. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 1/2 Mile Road). In state Saturday at 9:30 a.m. until the time of his funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Edmund Catholic Church. Please share memories at www.Temrowski.com.
SALENIK CYNTHIA MAE age 73, passed away on October 3, 2012. Loving mother of Robert (Patty), Dennis (Kim) and Brian. Loving grandmother of Emily (Derek), Krissy, Jake, Courtney and Mackenzie. Viewing will be held from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on October 5, 2012 at Phillip's Funeral Home, 122 West Lake St., South Lyon.
SCHLACHTER FRANKLIN W. of Chelsea, MI, age 82, passed away October 2, 2012. Frank is lovingly survived by his wife Joan, six daughters, and seventeen grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mass will be on Saturday, October 6, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Chelsea. Visitation will be on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. with Rosary at 7:30 p.m. at Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home, 901 N. Main St., Chelsea. www.mitchellfuneral.com.
SHAFFER WILLIAM B. Age 87. September 29, 2012, formerly of South-gate. Retired as First Chief of Police for the Southgate Police Department. Beloved husband of Mary. Loving father of William (Diann) and Terry (Colleen). Also survived by seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Mr. Shaffer was a Marine Corp Veteran and WWII Iwo Jima Survivor. Visitation Friday 1-9 p.m. Marine Corp League Ritual Service 7 p.m. Service Saturday 10 a.m. John Molnar Funeral Home, 14032 Northline Road, Southgate. Memorials Appreciated to the Marine Corps League, Dearborn Detroit Chapter, 4131 Maple St, Dearborn, MI 48126. www.molnarfuneralhome.com
SIGERS GENE P. Age 71, passed away October 1, 2012 after a short illness. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine A.; son Gene P. Sigers Jr.; brothers Howard, Harvey and Dale. Gene is survived by his daughter, Pamela (David) Hansknecht of Farmington Hills; grandchildren, Shawn, Laura and Karl Hansknecht and Matthew Sigers; brothers Billy, Donald and Thomas; sisters Euna, Carolyn and Mary; several nieces and nephews. Gene retired from the Local #636 of Detroit after 35 years of service. Visitation will be Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday October 5, 2012 at Sherwood Funeral Home, Grass Lake. Interment Oakwood Cemetery, Grass Lake. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Odyssey Hospice, www.gentiva.com. Please sign Gene's guestbook at sherwoodfh.com.
SIKORA MARVIN EDWARD JR. "SKIP" September 30, 2012. Age 61. Proud father of Jaime Sikora, Jennifer (Rob) Barnes and Michael Sikora. Beloved son of Marvin Edward and Angeline Mary Sikora. Loving "Grandpa Skip" to Jaidyn Sikora White, Matthew Barnes and Aubrey Barnes. Dearest brother of Debbie (Lyn) Yeager, Denise (Steve) Peleshok and Michelle (Robert) Kleismit. Dear fiancée of Cheryl Zajac. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a Mass in his honor held Sunday, October 7th 11:00 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church, 5275 Kenilworth, Dearborn. Donation may be made to Angela Hospice, Livonia.
SMIGELSKI RAYMOND age 85 of Oxford, Michigan and formerly of Madison Heights, Michigan October 2, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Betty. Dear father of Raymond (Lisa), Nancy Forman and Beverly (Keith) Girardot. Loving grandfather of Jacquelyn, Kelsey, Austin and Garrett. Visitation Friday 3 pm - 9 pm at Hopcroft Funeral Home, 31145 John R. Road, Madison Heights. Funeral Saturday 10:30 am, In state, 11 am Mass at St. Dennis Church, Royal Oak, MI. Burial Ridgelawn Cemetery, Oxford, MI. www.hopcroftfuneraldirectors.com.
SMITH MARGARET MARY Age 87, September 30, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Edward Smith. Loving mother of Martin (Sandie) and James Whalen, Sandra, Ronald and Greg Smith. Dear grandmother of five. Also survived by five brothers and three sisters. Memorial Service arrangements are incomplete at this time. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Mel's Catholic Church, 7506 Inkster Rd., Dearborn Heights, MI 48127. Please share a memory of Margaret in her guestbook.
SULLIVAN PATRICIA A. Age 79, of South Lyon, October 1, 2012. Loving mother of Patrick (Bonnie), Kathy (Don) Pemberton, the late Kenneth (Erin) and the late Linda Sullivan. Cherished grandmother of five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass Friday, October 5th, 11:00 a.m. (in state 10:30 a.m.) at St. Gerald Church, 21300 Farmington Rd. (btw 8-9 Mile Rds.), Farmington. Visitation today from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, Farmington, 23720 Farmington Rd., (btw. 9-10 Mile Rds., N. of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Memorial contributions suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, www.st.jude.org. heeney-sundquist.com
SURMA ANNA Age 89. October 2, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Frank V. Loving mother of Nancy Ann Surma, O.S.F., Frank I. (Diane), Gregory T. (Mary Jo) and Maria (Gerald) Kuhn. Proud grandmother of JoAnn, Aaron, Janine and Alex. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. with 7 p.m. Scripture Service at Jarzembowski Funeral Home, 18957 W. Warren Ave. (at Artesian). Funeral Saturday, in state 9 a.m. followed by 9:30 a.m. Mass of the Resurrection at SS. Peter & Paul Church (Westside). Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Family suggests donations to Sisters of St. Francis, Sylvania, Ohio or Angela Hospice. Share memories at www.jarzembowskifuneralhome.com
TODARO NICHOLAS P. Age 75 October 3, 2012. Beloved husband of Genny of 52 years. Loving father of Peter, James (Julie), Karen and Kathy (Bernard) Storm. Proud grandpa of Nicholas, Joseph, Samuel, Jillian, Emma and Peter. Dearest brother of Joseph (Janet) and the late Donald. Dear uncle of Jodi Todaro. Visitation Thursday 4-9 p.m., Friday 1-9 p.m. with 7:00 p.m. Rosary. Funeral Saturday 10:30 a.m. from Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile) for 11:30 a.m. Mass at St. Edmund Church. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" @ WujekCalcaterra.com
UNTENER ANDREW CHARLES JR. beloved husband of Hope Livingston Untener, passed into Eternal Grace on September 15, 2012, after a prolonged illness. Devoted father of Luanne Untener, Andrew Charles Untener, III, Mary Suzanne Long (Bernard) and Hope Carolyn Moore (Terry). One grandchild, Marie-France Perrel. First child of Anna and Andrew Charles Untener, Sr., of Detroit, Michigan. Loving brother of Robert (Ruth), Sr. Mary Ann IHM, Rita (Jack) Dwyer, Dick (Dianna), Thomas (Bonnie), and Theresa (Ron) Weigand. Predeceased by Alice and Bishop Kenneth E. Untener. Graduate of Sacred Heart Seminary and attended Catholic University of America. Awarded scholarship to the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. Over nearly fifty years, he served in senior management of several trucking companies throughout the United States, primarily as vice-president of operations and labor relations. He was also integrally involved in expansions of these motor lines to Guatemala and Puerto Rico. An athlete all of his life, he excelled in hockey as a youth and was an avid golfer and tennis player as an adult, including memberships in Ponte-Vedra Country Club, Prestonwood Country Club and others as well. As a young man, he served as a camp counselor at Camp Sancta-Maria in Gaylord, Michigan. As an adult, he taught classes at Michigan State University, served as president of The Saturday Club in Detroit, the Boys Club of Jacksonville, FL, and as a member of the Knights of Columbus. Andy and Hope enjoyed 63 years of a wonderful marriage together, and enjoyed traveling throughout the United States and various favorite points around the world. Andy's presence will be missed by all who knew him. Andy was the very essence of true goodness, love of God and fellow man. He was the consummate gentleman. Andy, my dearest, I'LL BE LOVING YOU..ALWAYS. Yours forever, Hope. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Dr. David Bachman, Department of Neurology, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas St., Suite 316-A, Charleston, SC 29425, for the study of Lewy Body Dementia, or Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2701 Chicago Blvd, Detroit, Michican 48206, In memory of Andrew Charles Untener, Jr. Class of '44. JAMES A. McALISTER Funerals & Cremation, 1620 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC (843) 766-1365. www.jamesamcalister.com
VERNIER JEAN R. age 86 of Warren. Loving wife of 60 years to the late Edmund; beloved mother of Edmund (Debra), Gary (Debbie), Janice Blank, Sandra Cunningham and the late Robert; dear grandmother of Edmund (Heather), Debbi Christiansen, Lisa (Jeffrey) Fifield, Bryan Blank, Jay (Shawn) Cunningham and Alan Cunningham; beloved great-grandmother of 10; dear sister of Barbara Kanaras, the late Alice Plummer and the late Cpl. James Sampson; dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. Visitation 4-9 p.m. Friday with Funeral Service 11 a.m. Saturday at Lyle Elliott Funeral Home, 31730 Mound Rd., Warren, Michigan 48092. Burial at White Chapel Cemetery in Troy.
WARD WILMA ROSE 74, September 28, 2012. Preceded in death by husbands Desso E. Henderson and Robert D. Ward. Mother of Robert E. (Catherine) Henderson and Gerald A. and Barry N. Henderson. Sister of Robert C. (Judy) Miller. Also survived by her aunt Dovie (Oscar) Williams and by many nieces and nephews. Funeral service Saturday 10am at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main Street, Plymouth. Visitation Friday from 2pm until 9pm.
YOUNG DELORES MARIE age 82, of Brighton and formerly of Livonia, passed away on September 30, 2012. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Edward V. Young. Survived by her loving son, Christopher (Colleen) Young and daughters, Melanie (Larry) Klenk, PNP, Valerie Young, M.D.; grandchildren, Adrian and David Young, Andrew and Jamie Klenk; and step-sister, Karen (Arnold) Wingblad. Also survived by her cousins, niece, extended family members and dear friends. A Memorial Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 600 East Main St., Brighton, Saturday, October 6 at 11 a.m. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. For further information please phone 810-229-2905 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com.
ZAKAR ELIZABETH ANNE (ORZEL) Age 49, a resident of Troy since 1993 formerly of Detroit, passed away on October 2, 2012. Beloved wife of Tom Zakar, whom she married on September 1, 1985 in Southfield. Loving and proud mother of Kyle and Megan Zakar. Dear daughter of the late Frank Orzel and the late Rose Kaled-Orzel. Dear daughter-in-law of Souad Zakar (the late Zaki). Dear sister of John Orzel (Angie), Frank Orzel, Michael Orzel, Cecelia Clark (Randy), Rosemary Hanna, Sharon Chisholm (Matthew), Mary Calis (David), Rita Griffor (Mark), Veronica "Chris" Moloci (Mark) and Joann Mayer (Albert). Elizabeth was a member of St. Anastasia Catholic Church, loved spending time with her family and friends and will be missed by all the lives she touched. Visitation Sunday 2-8 p.m. at Price Funeral Home, 3725 Rochester Road (between Big Beaver and Wattles Roads), Troy, (248) 689-0700. Scripture Service Sunday, 7 p.m. at funeral home. Funeral Mass will be Monday, October 8, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. with family and friends gathering at 9 a.m. at St. Anastasia Catholic Church, 4571 John R. Road, Troy. Share memories at www.pricefuneralhome.net