EINEICHNER CLARENCE "CHARLIE" Age 90. Husband of the late Mae. Dear father of Robert (Kaye), David (MaryAnne) and Linda (Dave) Moore. Grandfather of Michael, Patrick (Jessica), Melissa, Ryan, Jason (Shelly), Paul, Kristen, and Derek. Great grandfather of Kaylee and Jacob. Brother of Gladys (Hugo) Kandutch. Visitation Friday 3-9:00 p.m., VFW service 5:30 p.m., and Saturday 10:30 a.m. until time of service 11:00 a.m. at Resurrection Funeral Home 40800 Hayes (s. of 18 mi.). Burial at Resurrection Cemetery. Visit online at www.resurrectionfuneralhome.com.
FIEBIG MYRON J. "JACK" 71, of Rochester Hills, March 14, 2011. Beloved husband of 30 years to Mary Ann and the late Catherine Donnelly (died 1976); loving father of Mark and Derek (Claudia); dear brother of James (Linda) Berlin; and cherished grandfather of Catherine, Derek and Maria. Funeral Service Saturday, March 19th, 10:00 a.m. at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (between 9-10 Mile Rds., just N of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Visitation Friday 2-8 PM. Interment Glen Eden, Livonia. Memorial tributes suggested to Leader Dogs for the Blind, leaderdog.org. Comprehensive obituary available at heeney-sundquist.com.
FLAHERTY TERRENCE J. Age 63, died March 14, 2011. Survived by former wife and best friend Pam and long time friend Lynn Dazer. Loving dad of John (Kellie), Shawn (Terri) and Virginia (Rodney) Green. Dear grandfather of Taylor, Shane, Kylie, Evan, Lauren, Isabella, Maya and Emily. Brother of Patricia Mulkey and Charlie. Visitation Friday 1:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. with a brief service at 7:00 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 27830 Gratiot Ave., Roseville. Please share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
GARMAGER JOHN HARRY Age 102. Born October 6, 1908 in Alusayn, Sweden and died March 11, 2011 in Livonia, Michigan. Dear father of Sonja (Ronald) Gee and Karl Garmager. Loving grandfather of Steven Gee. Step-brother to Marie Hill. Visitation Friday, March 18, 2011 from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Northrop-Sassaman Funeral Home, 19091 Northville Road (at Seven Mile) Northville followed by services Saturday at 11 a.m. Memorial contributions to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 814 N. Campbell Road, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067 would be appreciated.
GIBNEY TERRENCE D. "TERRY" of The Villages, Florida formerly of Grosse Pointe Park, died March 12, 2011 in Florida. Terry was a funeral director for 40+ years in the Detroit area serving with dignity, compassion, integrity and was held in the highest respect by his peers in funeral service. Terry was truly dedicated and looked upon his service to families as a vocation rather than work. Terry is survived by his wife of 49 years Janice (nee: Bergwall). Dear father of Terry, Jr. (Cathy), Michael, Christopher (Jackie), and Daniel. Seven grandchildren also survive. Terry was predeceased by his parents Gene and Marcella, and most recently by his brother Tom. Friends may visit Friday 3:00 9:00 p.m. Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores and on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass 11:00 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church 15020 Hampton, Grosse Pointe Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to University of Detroit High School, 1840 South Cambridge Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48221. Friends may share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
GIULIANELLI CATERINA (NORINA) March 15, 2011. Age 97. She was born in San Marino on August 28, 1913. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Marino. Dearest mother of Alvaro (Mary) and the late Giorgio (Anna). Loving Nonna of Kathleen (Lawrence) Templin, Anna (Paul) Reiz, Ida (Vito) Pulizzi, Linda (Mark) Plotkowski, Marino (Michelle) Giulianelli, Margaret (Mark) Colzani, Alfredo (Sue) Giulianelli, Diana (Ed) Severini, Debra (Jeff) Smith and Mary (Derek) Suppon. Loving Bisnonna of twenty-four and Bis-bisnonna of six. Dear sister of Italia Marinaro, Olga Peri and sister in law Anna Venturini. Predeceased by brothers Luigi Venturini, Giuseppe Venturini and Domenico Venturini and sister Rosa Stacchini. Visitation at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr Road, Warren on Friday from 2-9 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. In state Saturday at St. Thecla Catholic Church, 20740 Nunneley, Clinton Township at 9:30 a.m. with Mass at 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township.
HOERGER ROBERT JR. Howell, Michigan. Age 79, passed away March 14. Robert was born April 16, 1931 in Chicago, IL to Robert and Mary (Yurgitis) Hoerger. Survivors include his children Dana (Glen) Heads, John (Merrie) Hoerger, Mark Hoerger, and Mary Jane (Noah) Hensley, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Robert is a veteran of the Korean War, and retired from Ford Motor Company after 30 years as a Senior Electrical Engineer. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association or Odyssey Hospice. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date, arrangements entrusted to Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Lamb Chapel.
HOOKANA MARY ELLEN (FAGAN) March 15, 2011. Age 63. Beloved wife of David R. Loving mother of Erin E. and Bryan T. Also survived by three sisters and two brothers. Funeral Saturday 1 p.m. from the chapel of the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Road (at Ann Arbor Trial). Family will receive visitors Friday 3-9 p.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
HUNT CATHERINE T. age 90, died at her Huntington Woods, MI residence on March 14, 2011. She was born in Pennsylvania to the late John J. and Anna (Capitan) Telnack. Beloved wife of the late Donald C. Hunt. Beloved mother of Barbara A. Hunt, Cathleen M. (Henry) Carnaby and the late Christopher J. Hunt. Also survived by daughter-in-law, Sharon. Loving sister of Claire (the late Raymond) Kraft, Rev. Methodius Telnack, Anne (Eugene) Rosinski and Jack (Marguerite) Telnack. Grandmother of Frank, Coleen, Brian, Charlotte and Jessica. She is known as "Auntie Kib" to Janine, Lee, Justin, Sophie; Peter, Annie, Katie; and Janice. She graduated from Holy Redeemer High School and attended Marygrove College, Detroit. She filled her life in service to others: was a member of Our Lady of LaSalette Church for 50 years, a Eucharistic minister and former president of Circle 6 Ladies Guild. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. 11 Mile Rd., Royal Oak, MI. In state Saturday 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass 11 a.m. at Our Lady of LaSalette Church, 2600 Harvard Rd., Berkley, MI. Burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, MI. Memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of LaSalette Grade School. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
JAMESON FLORA Age 87. March 11, 2011 Beloved wife of the late James for 64 years. Loving mother of Joy (Douglas) Wilson, Jan (Robert Petteys) Jameson, and Gene (Laura) Jameson. Dear Sister of Betty Belisle. Grandmother of Paul and Sarah Jameson and Alan and Lauren Wilson. Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 19, 2011 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 9077 Allen Rd., Allen Park. Memorials appreciated to Church or U of M Dearborn-River Rouge Bird Observatory. Arrangements by Weise Funeral Home, 7210 Park Ave., Allen Park (313-382-1150) See Online Obituary/Guestbook at www.weisefuneralhome.com
JOZWIK ALFRED Age 85, March 13, 2011. Husband of Sylvia. Father of Robert and James; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren also survive. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday 3-7 p.m. Prayers Friday 11 a.m. at Jurkiewicz & Wilk Funeral Home, 2396 Caniff, Hamtramck Followed by Mass 11:30 a.m. St. Florian Catholic Church, Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
KARJALA MARY A. March 12, 2011. Loving wife of the late Bert. Dear mother of Catherine (Bill) Spiers, Bruce (Beverly) and Dean. Also survived by two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Resting at L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt (at Ann Arbor Trail) Friday from 1-9 p.m. Rosary 6 p.m. Friday. In state Saturday 10 a.m. from St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 27101 W. Chicago (at Inkster Road) until time of the Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Share a Memorial Tribute with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
LaLONDE MARGUERITE E. 93, March 16, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Ted (d.1961); dear mother of John (Sandy), Robert (Jeannie) Michael (Jamie) and James (Sally); cherished sister of Helen Smith. Marguerite is also survived by eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass Monday, March 21, 11 a.m. (in state 10:30 a.m.) at Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church, 25700 W. Six Mile, Redford. Visitation Sunday 12-7 p.m. at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (between 9 and 10 Mile Rds., Just N. of Grand River), downtown Farmignton (248-474-5200). Memorial contributions may be directed to St. John Hospice, stjohnprovidence.org/hospice or St. Jude Children's Hospital, st.jude.org heeney-sundquist.com.
LATRA PATRICIA DAMICO "PATTY" March 15, 2011. Beloved wife of Larry. Loving mother of Kimberly Lee (Michael), Lynne Burlingame (Michael), and Lori Monteith (Gregory). Cherished grandmother of Alyssa, Natasha, Sarina, Mitchell, Nicholas, Alexa, Evan and Adilena. Sister of Charles Damico (Eileen) and the late Mike (Dee) and Clifford (Eleanor). Daughter-in-law of Eleanore Latra. Family will receive friends Thursday (today) 11 a.m.-9 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple & Big Beaver). Funeral Mass Friday 10:00 a.m. at St. Thomas More Church, 4580 N. Adams Rd., Troy. Memorial tributes may be made to the family for them to make a donation to the Oncology Floor at Mt. Clemens Regional Medical Center in Patty's name. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
LIDDLE JAMES JOSEPH, Age 75 of Rochester Hills, March 13, 2011. Loving husband of Irene. Dear father of Jim (Lynn) Liddle, Janet Liddle Ugolini and Tom (Stephanie) Liddle. Beloved grandfather of Blake, Kristan, Julie, Paul, Jessica, Holly and Tommy. Brother of George, Alice, Betty, Mona and Donna. James was a retired Administrator from the Birmingham Public Schools. Memorial service Sunday, March 20, 2011 1:00 pm at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Blvd, Rochester. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday 2-7 pm. Memorials to American Lung Association or American Diabetes Association. online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
MACHI ANTHONY March 13, 2011. Age 89. Beloved husband of Barbara, loving father of Robert (Mary) Machi, Thomas (Diane) Machi, Andrea Bercich, and Michael Machi. Dear grandfather of Alexander, Charles, Samuel, Alessandro, Alberto. Mass Saturday noon at St. Lawrence Church, Utica, MI.
MALEY ROBERT E. March 8, 2011. Age 79. Beloved husband of the late Jennie "Jean". Dearest brother of Agnes (the late Andy) Rock. Predeceased by siblings Margaret (the late George) Crawford, Evelyn (the late Walter) Swanson, Charles Maley, Clara (the late William) Hiel, John (the late Jean) Maley, Alice (the late Edward) Hudson and James (the late Nancy) Maley. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Memorial Service Friday 11:00 am at White Chapel Cemetery, Troy, MI. Arrangements by Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
MANION LOIS BEATRICE Age 76, March 15, 2011. Loving wife of the late William. Beloved mother of Walter (Kathy), William (Kathy), Cathy Carlone, Diane (Anthony) Raiger , and Sally (George) Nichols. Grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Dearest sister of Rita, Glenda, Skippy, Tim, Lillian and the late John and Doris. Visitation Friday 1:30 pm to 9:00 pm with Prayer Service 7:00 pm at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave at Vernier Rd. Grosse Pointe Woods. Funeral Saturday at St. Raymond Catholic Church, 20103 Joann, Detroit, in state 9:30 am until time of Mass 10:00 am. ahpeters.com
MAZUR PATRICIA G. March 13, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Chester. Dearest mother of Marilyn, Mark (Deborah), and John (Nancie). Grandmother of Melissa, Matthew (Katherine), Elizabeth, Kristin, and Paul. Great-grandmother of Riley. Sister of Lillian Sesnak, and Frances Palmer (Floyd). Member of MSGR. Hunt K of C Retiree's, D of I St. Maria Goretti Circle, Sokol Cultural Center, Charter and Active Parishioner of St. Thomas Aquinas. Visitation Saturday 9:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas. Mass 10:00 a.m. Inurnment St. Hedwig. Retiree's and D of I Rosary Friday 3:00 p.m. Parish Rosary Friday 6:00 p.m. Visitation Friday 1-9 p.m. at the Sajewski Funeral Home. 19111 W. Warren. Family requests donations to St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Marywood Nursing Care Center or the Dominican Sisters of Oxford, MI. www.sajewskifh.com
MERRIMAN ANTHONY B. March 8, 2011, age 59. Beloved husband of Tracie Jacobs Merriman. Loving father of Antionette Davis (Dion), Angela Reynolds, Walter Hayes III (Yolanda), Anthony Jr (Tameka), Aaron and Teri. Viewing March 17, 4-8pm at Haley Funeral Directors, 27500 Northwestern Hwy Southfield. Family hour, March 18, Noon until funeral service at 1p.m. www.haleyfuneraldirectors.com.
MLYNAR ARTHUR G. Age 80 of Plymouth, March 13, 2011. Beloved husband of Flora E. Loving father of Kenneth A. (Tamara), Marie C. (Joseph) Rodke, and Carol A. (Jeffrey) Scrase. Dear grandfather of Nicholas and Kristine Neitzel, Rachel Miles, and Eric Mlynar. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. and Funeral Service Saturday 11a.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Rd.,(Between Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. Interment Michigan Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. To share a memory with the family, please log on to vermeulenfuneralhome.com
MOON-STALLARD MARGIE (NEE HAMMILL) March 15, 2011 age 77. Loving wife of the late John L. Moon and Elijah Stallard; beloved mother of Cheryl (Roy) Stewart and James (Antoinette) Moon; cherished grandmother of Victoria (David) Whitcher, Roy C. Stewart and great grandmother of David Whitcher Jr. Visitation will be held at the R.C. Aleks & Son Funeral Home, 1324 Southfield Rd., Lincoln Park, MI on Friday, March 18, 2011 from 3-9 p.m. In state Saturday, March 19 at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 24158 Goddard Rd., Taylor, MI from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. Contributions can be made to Karmanos Cancer Center.
MUHA STANLEY II March 13, 2011. Age 92. Beloved husband of the late Lucille. Loving father of Marianne, Anita, Stanley III, Toni (Fred) Inda, Dennis, John (Carolyn Belanger), Patricia (Robert) Dehullu, Joseph (Ruth Ann Curavoo), Theresa (Brent) Titus, Robert, David, Jacqueline (Keith) Kasic and Krystine (Wally). Proud grandfather of 28 and great-grandfather of 13. Predeceased by his parents Stanley and Margrett, and his cherished daughter Donna Mae. Brother of the late Kate, Mary, Louise, Frank, Ed and Louis. Mr. Muha was a Gung Ho USMC Veteran of WWII. Very active in Toys for Tots and the Marine Corp. League Macomb County Detachment. Donations preferred to Toys for Tots or to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Visitation Friday 3-9pm with Scripture Service 7:00pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In state Saturday 8:00am at St. Ephrem Catholic Church (17 Mile & Dodge Park) until 9:00am Mass. Interment Clinton Grove Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
MUMFORD FRANK JR. Beloved husband of the late Mayreen R. (Schmidt) Mumford. Loving father of Frank (Connie), Jay, and Dana (Scott) Nowling. Fond grandfather of five grandchildren. Fierce dedication to Family, Country, Friends and City of SCS. Memorial at SCS VFW, March 20, 2011 at 12:00 p.m.
NAKAMURA RICHARD ISAMU March 15, 2011. Beloved husband of the late Jeannette Sumiko. Dear father of Warren P. (Mary), Joyce (David DeGriselles) and Karen. Grandfather of Stephen and Julianne. Visitation Thursday 39 p.m. and Memorial Friday 10 a.m. until 12 Noon at the L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Trail). Memorial contributions to Visiting Nurses Association of SE Michigan would be appreciated. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
PAPAZIAN ANNA Age 82, March 11, 2011. Preceded in death by her parents Nishan and Eftig Papazian and siblings Joseph, Gerald and Vartgas. Aunt of Joseph Steve, Gerald (Jeri Lee), Charles (Debra), Robert and the late Joann Chrisman. Also survived by many great nephews and nieces. Visitation Saturday, March 19, 10am until time of funeral service at 12 noon at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River, Novi (248) 348-1800. Donations can be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870. On line sympathy messages www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
PAUCK DONALD J., March 15, 2011, Age 78. Beloved husband of Louise for 57 years. Loving father of Mark J. (Trish), Denise Pauck (Dr. Richard Graham) and Derek (Shelley). Cherished grandfather of Nicole, Sandy, Donnie, Laura, Clare and great-grandfather of Melanie and Audrey. Father-in-law of Diane Pauck. Memorial Mass Monday 10:30 a.m. at Guardian Angels Church, 581 E. Fourteen Mile Rd., Clawson.Visitation at church begins Monday 10 a.m. A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, (248) 362-2500. Memorial to Guardian Angels School, 521 E. Fourteen Mile Rd., Clawson. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
PETTIFORD DONALD W. Age 81, March 15, 2011. Longtime member of Peace Lutheran Church, and an avid member of the American Legion 303. Beloved son of the late Edwin and Helen Pettiford. Devoted husband of Carolyn J. Pettiford. Loving father of Linda (Cory) Fanning, Lisa (Aaron) Hollingshead, Lori (Jeff) Clark and Leslie (Mark) Wheeler. Brother of Roger Pettiford and the late James Pettiford. Grandfather of nine. Also survived by his nephew, Craig (Kim) Pettiford. Visitation Friday 1-8 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe. Funeral Saturday, in state 10:30 a.m. until time of service 11:00 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, 15700 E. Warren Ave., Detroit. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org
POWELL ROBERT WHITEFIELD Age 59; March 15, 2011. Beloved husband of Barbara (Azeka). Loving father of Adriane, Nolan, and Leonard. Dearest brother of Irene and George. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents George M. and Mary Leonard Powell. A memorial gathering will be held on Friday, March 18th from 3-8 p.m. at the Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, Inc., 16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads of Michigan or Hospice of Michigan. Light a candle and share a memory at: www.verheyden.org
REDD ROSIE Of Detroit. March 11, 2011. Age 68. Loving mother of Earl Jr., Arnold, Mark and Barbara (Gary) Hedgepeth. Beloved daughter of Minnie Tolbert. Dearest grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of two. Visitation Thursday 1-9 p.m. from Kernan Funeral Service, 1020 Fort St., Lincoln Park, 313-381-2345. Funeral Friday, family hour 10:30 a.m. from Triumph Church, 2550 S. Liddesdale, Detroit with service at 11 a.m.
REINHEIMER DOROTHY Age 89. Beloved wife of 66 years of Herbert Reinheimer. Cherished mother of Margery Reinheimer, Gary (Arlene) Reinheimer, Nancy (Joel) Kaufman and Steven (Deborah) Reinheimer. Loving grandma Dorothy of Shelby, Carly and Jacob Kaufman, Julie, Daniel, Jonathan and Benjamin Reinheimer. Sister of the late Sylvia Velk, the late Shirley Sandler and the late Ruth Semilisky. Sister-in-law of the late Ruth Rothschild and the late Alan C. (the late Bernice) Reinheimer. SERVICES 10:30 A.M. THURSDAY MORNING AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com
ROCHEFORT FRANCIS "FRANK" Age 92, passed away March 14, 2011. Dear husband of the late Mary. Dear father of Mary Lou (John) Reshoft, Barbara (the late Roy) Wagner, William (Carol) and the late Jane Torsky. Dear grandfather of Lauren (Dan), Erin, Matthew (Kristin), Katherine, Andrew and Sarah. Dear great-grandfather of Matthew, Anne and Elleanor. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 18, 2-9 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, 28499 Schoenherr Rd., Warren, MI 48088, (586) 756-5530. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m. (in state at 9:30 a.m.) at St. Lawrence Church, 44633 Utica Road, Utica, MI 48317. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchin Retreat House, 62460 Mt. Vernon, Washington, MI 48094. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home. Light a candle and share a memory at www.verheyden.org
SHOWALTER JOHN DAVID Died March 11, 2011 with his loving and devoted son Rick Showalter at his side. Born to Lucille and Elmer Showalter (both deceased) on October 31, 1943. Predeceased by his brother Roger and his sister Judy Ellerby. He was the very proud grandfather of Bradley. Johnny is also survived by his loving sisters Cindy, Kathy, Becky and Lori and brothers Kenny, Jackie, Steve and Dennis, their spouses and many nieces and nephews. Also will be missed by many others. A memorial service will be held Saturday March 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Unity East Church, 23057 N. Nunneley Rd., Clinton Twp., 586-783-1546 (Gratiot and Metro Parkway area.) Memorial tributes may be made to the American Cancer Society.
SIMCIK GERALDINE M. age 67 March 8, 2011 of Dearborn. Beloved wife of the late Clement. Loving mother of Michelle (Marty) Ryan and Matt (Deb) Simcik. Dear sister of Shirley Stamm and Lois Bearden. Dearest grandmother of Zoe, Joel Ryan and Jake, Luke, Nate and Nick Simcik. A Celebration of life for Geraldine will take place on Sunday March 20, 2011, 12:00 p.m. at Stefan's Banquet Hall, 23900 W. Warren, Dearborn Heights, MI. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Dearborn Animal Shelter. Obituary/Guestbook at www.voranfuneralhome.com
SIMON BARBARA ANNE Age 87, March 14, 2011, formerly of Grosse Pointe Shores. Beloved wife of the late Heinz G. Simon, M.D., Loving mother of Linda Simon, Paul Simon, Robert (Catherine) Simon and Kathryn (Thomas Yocky) Simon. Dear grandmother of Laura and Karen Yocky, and Kevin and Colleen Simon. Private services to be held. The family suggests donations to the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Ann Arbor; the American Heart Association; or the Arthritis Foundation. Please sign Barbara's online guestbook at www.rggrharris.com
SLOTKIN JUDITH Beloved life-partner of Anne Adelson. Cherished mother of Elissa (Colonel David Moore) Slotkin and Dr. R. Keith (Amy Gottesman) Slotkin. Proud grandmother of Ruby Evelyn Slotkin. Loving sister of Martin (Alice) Spitz and Diane (Rabbi Mark) Raphael. Also survived by Anne's children Eitan and Ezra Kalmowitz and many loving friends and family. SERVICES THURSDAY 12:30 P.M. AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT AT BETH EL MEMORIAL PARK. www.irakaufman.com
ST. CLAIR EDWARD ROBERT "ED" Age 80 of South Branch. March 15, 2011. Loving husband of Judy for 53 years. Dear father of Cindy (Scott) Wheeler and Steve (Sylvia) St. Clair. Grandfather of Travis, Hope, Mya, Ilana, and Owen. Brother of Judy James, the late Peggy and Richard. Ed graduated from Hillsdale College and taught 40 years of Mathematics. He was a football coach for the Saginaw and Fraser Public High Schools. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. Funeral service Monday, March 21, 2011, 10:00 a.m. at the Modetz Funeral Home, 100 E. Silverbell Rd., Orion. The family will receive friends Sunday 3-8 p.m. Interment Great Lakes National Cemetery. Suggested memorials to the Edward St. Clair Scholarship Fund c/o Hillsdale College. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
STEIN HARRY Beloved husband of the late Sylvia Stein. Cherished father of Ben (Susan) Stein. Proud grandfather of Jennifer Stein. Loving brother of Sol (Beverly) Stein. Dear uncle of Bruce (Patty) Stein and Denise (Donald) Chaimovitz. Also survived by loving family and friends. Predeceased by longtime companion Shirley Chapel. SERVICES THURSDAY 1:30 P.M. AT THE MACHPELAH CEMETERY CHAPEL. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. www.irakaufman.com
STONE JAMES A., Age 64 of Novi. Son of the late Matthew and Frances Stone. Loving brother of Patricia Chebowski (Donald) and the late Richard (Sandra). Dear uncle of Matthew Stone (Erin), Mark (Rita) and Daniel Chebowski (Linda). Great uncle of Ashley Stone, Michael, Matthew, Alexander and Anna Chebowski. Great great uncle of Brian Hayes. Family will receive friends Friday 2-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver) with Scripture Service Friday 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass Saturday 10:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 280 E. Square Lake Rd., Troy. Visitation at church begins 9:30 a.m. Memorials to Disabled American Veterans, 2717 Coolidge Hwy, Berkley, MI 48072. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
TAKENAGA ALICE Passed away peacefully on March 13. Beloved wife of the late Masami "Joe". Survived by son, Gary (Jeanne), daughter, Wendy, daughter-in-law, Kathy, grandchildren, Sarah, Zachary, Lara and Brent; sister, Mary, and brother, Hideo. She will be reunited in heaven with son, Steve, and husband, Masami. Memorial visitation Saturday 3 p.m.-6 p.m. at Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 25800 Harper Ave., St. Clair Shores. Share a memory at www.bcfh.com
TAYLOR HAROLD L., M.D. "HAL" Age 61 of Royal Oak, Michigan, passed away peacefully on March 15, 2011, surrounded by loving family and friends. He was born in Portland, Maine, but lived most of his life in the Detroit area practicing psychoanalysis, psychiatry and saxophone. His family will receive fellow mourners from 5-8 p.m on Saturday, March 19th at their home: 217 N. Washington St., Royal Oak. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Dr. Taylor is survived by his wife, Ellen, his daughter, Kathryn Taylor Davis, his brother, Vaughan and his dog, Sophie.
WALKER IRENE MARIE Age 65 of Rochester Hills. March 16, 2011. Loving wife of John. Beloved mother of Todd (Pam) Meek, Heather (Ramie III) Phillips, Dawn (Michael) Dwall, John Walker Jr., Michael Walker, Jennifer (Kevin) Stamper. Daughter of Yaroslova and the late Alexander Zdaniv. Grandmother of Michael, Emily, Brandon, Aaron, Sarah, Evan, Dylan and Kyle. Sister of Alexander Daniv. Funeral Service Saturday, March 19, 2011, 10:30 a.m. at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut, Rochester. The family will receive friends Friday from 3-9 p.m. Interment Van Hoosen Jones Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to the Breast Cancer Foundation. Online guestbook; www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
WALLACE MARC JOSEPH Born April 6, 1955, died March 14, 2011. Son of Grant and Marie. Father of Jennifer Alyse and Scott Joseph. Brother of Laura Wallace, Greg Wallace, Alyse Leslie and Jane Wilkinson. Uncle to Chris and Ryanne Wallace, Jeanyne Randall, Deanne Kasperek, Lauren and Ethan Wilkinson. Attended Wayne Memorial High School 1969-1970. U.S. Marine Camp Lejeune, 1971-1974. General Motors retiree Hydramatic 1974-2008. Visitation at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg, MI, 2-8 p.m. Thursday, March 17.
WALLACE ROBERT L. Age 79, beloved husband of Sylvia, loving father of Laurie (Tom) Hillebrand. Brother of William (Ivena). Brother in-law-of Arnold Karcher. Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by siblings Arnold Wallace, Pauline Karcher. Funeral Saturday 10:00 a.m. A.H. Peters Funeral Home 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Road Grosse Pointe Woods with visitation Friday 2-9 p.m. Donations to Multiple Sclerosis Society 21311 Civic Center Drive, Southfield, MI 48076-4481. Ahpeters.com
WATKINS ROWLAND JR. affectionately known as "Bus", received "rest for his faithful and tireless labor" when he went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 10, 2011. He leaves to celebrate his life, his devoted wife Montisa Anntoinette, one son, Roschard Isaiah; one grandmother, Pearl Jarrett; his parents, JoMarva and Rowland Sr. (Joslyn); his siblings: Kisha Watkins-Miles; Tenisha, Maurice, and Yasmine Fields; one brother in-law, one sister in-law, three nieces and two special nephews, Malik Miles and William Trice, along with a host of other relatives and many, many, many friends. Visitation: Thursday 3-8 p.m at Butler Funeral Home, 12140 Morang, Detroit, MI. Family Hour at 10 a.m. and Homegoing Service at 11 a.m. on Friday at Mt. Zion New Covenant Baptist Church, 8231 Second, Detroit, MI. Interment will be held at Mt. Hope Memorial Gardens, 17840 Middlebelt, Livonia, MI and the repast is immediately following at Living Faith Church, 21740 Ryan Road, Warren, MI.
WILEY MARGARET M. March 15, 2011 age 79 of Garden City. Beloved wife of Marion. Dear mother of Scott (Sheri) and Lisa Blumerich. Sister of Marion Tait, Sarah Arban, Steve Arban, Stephanie Holt and John (Lyn) Arban. Loving grandmother of Alisha, Jacob, John Blumerich and Cody Wiley. Funeral Saturday 10 a.m. at the Uht Funeral Home, 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland. Family will receive friends Friday 3-9 p.m. Please visit and sign a tribute at www.uhtfh.com
WINKELMANN MARLENE A. Age 78, March 16, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Marvin. Loving mother of Mary Beth (Wayne) Newkirk, Mark (Diane), Marla (Mark) Brown, Marti (Bryan) Galloway and the late Wendy (late Paul) Edmondson. Proud grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of four. Dear sister of James (Janet) Huber. The family will gather with friends Saturday 10 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. memorial mass at St. John Neumann Church, 44800 Warren Rd (west of Sheldon) Canton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchins, 1820 Mt. Elliott Ave, Detroit, MI 48207. To share memories please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
YURKO MARY "MITZI" ANN Age 86, of Canton, passed away on March 14, 2011. Loving wife of the late John. Beloved mother of Michelle (Allen) Jasewicz, John (Tracey) Yurko, Gerard (Gillian) Yurko and Therese (Arthur) Crandall. Proud grandmother of eight and great grandmother of three. Dear sister of Joseph (Ellen Jane) Soltesz. Sister in law of Constance Soltesz and the late John. Friends may visit at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 S. Main St., Plymouth on Friday from 3-9 p.m. with a rosary service at 7:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held from Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 23815 Power Rd, Farmington on Saturday, with visitation beginning at 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. when longtime friend Fr. Mark Brauer will celebrate the Mass. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Catholic Relief Services. Share memories at schrader-howell.com
ZIMMER MARY JO March 15, 2011, age 62. Beloved daughter of the late John and Florence. Dear sister of Maria and John. Loving aunt of Michael (Erin), Laura and the late Johnny. Great-aunt of Justin, Joey, Tina and Riely. Dear friend of Bill Crawford. Memorial visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 E. Fifteen Mile Rd. (at Schoenherr) Saturday 10:00 a.m. until time of Memorial service at 12:30 p.m. Memories to be shared at www.bcfh.com
ZUFALL HAROLD WAYNE Passed away on February 16th while working in Findlay, Ohio. He was 64 years old. As Executive Vice President for Empirian Property management, Inc., he was responsible for the management of 172 properties with 20,296 units. He was also known as a reviewer of high-end stereo equipment, publishing in "Six moons" and "Enjoy the Music." He is survived by his wife, Deborah Lee Zufall, with step children Janet and James Quiles, daughter Heather Zufall Stagner and her husband Beau Stagner, and brother Jerry Zufall with family: wife Linda, oldest son Garrett, and twins Gabriel and Gianna. A memorial service will take place on Monday, March 21, at 1:00, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is located on 37425 Woodward Ave. Bloomfield Hills, MI. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Corneal Dystrophy Foundation, 6066 McAbee Rd. San Jose, CA 95120.