LORENZEN ROSA ANNE Age 60, March 12, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Gary. Sister of Leah Murrell. Aunt of Lisa (Edward) Collins and David (Marcy) Murrell. Great-aunt of Cassidy, Brendan, Allisyn, Alec and Andrew. Mommy of Rocco and Ginger. Visitation Tuesday 3-9 p.m. with a 6 p.m. Rosary at John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd. (between Ford and Cherry Hill). In state Wednesday 9:00 a.m. until the 9:30 a.m. Mass at Church of the Divine Child, 1055 N. Silvery Lane at Wilson in Dearborn. Memorials suggested to Michigan Humane Society. www.santeiufuneralhome.com
LUCZAK JUDITH ANN KISABETH Born December 25, 1946, went into the arms of the Lord March 12, 2011. Judy had a zest for life including traveling, all sports, and her children. She is survived by her husband of 40 years Gerald, her five girls; Amy, Trudi, Andrea, Tricia and Allison, her four grandchildren, Alexis and Hannah Pheeney, Luke and Chloe Picklesimer and sister Sandra Freeman. Visitation to be held at Schrader-Howell Funeral Home Monday March 14, 2011 in Plymouth 2-9 p.m. and services to be held Tuesday, March 15, at Brightmoor Christian Church, Novi 11 a.m.
McDONALD-WASIK JANNETT E. Age 91, of Fraser, Michigan died March 12, 2011. She passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family, celebrating her life. Beloved wife of the late Joseph McDonald and the late John Wasik. Loving mother of John (Sandee) McDonald, Judy (the late Richard) Stoner, Mary Joel (Richard) Keller, Deborah (Tony) Maisano and the late Michael McDonald and Patricia (Tom) Gendron. Dear mother-in-law of Bobbie (the late Ronald) VanErman. Proud grandmother of 20 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Dear sister of the late Helen Kaufman. Visitation Tuesday 4-9 p.m. and Wednesday 1-9 p.m. at the St. Clair Shores Chapel of Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 25800 Harper Ave. (N. of 10 Mile Rd.). In state Thursday 10 a.m. unti time of service 11 a.m. at St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 23801 Kelly Rd. (at Stephens), Eastpointe. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp. Share a memory at www.bcfh.com
McMILLAN JOHN W. March 12, 2011. Age 87. Beloved husband of the Late Lorraine. Dear father of Larry (Doris), Randy (Gloria) and Allen (Denise). Loving grandfather of Kristy (Lindsey), Michelle, Andrew, Paul, Laura, Dan and Lisa. Brother of Elizabeth Metty. John served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theatre receiving the bronze star and was involved in many battles including the Rhineland Campaign. Funeral Wednesday 11 a.m. from St. Paul American Lutheran Church, 21915 Beech, Dearborn. In state from 10 a.m. Visitation Monday 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday 12-9 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Entombment, Glen Eden Memorial Park. Memorials to St. John Hospice, 37650 Garfield Rd., Clinton Twp., MI 48036. Howepeterson.com.
NADEAU RAYMOND A. Age 76 of Clay Township, died March 11, 2011. Retired member of Plumber's Local 98. Loving father of Charlene (John) Krolczyk, David (Michelle) Nadeau, Joseph Nadeau, Michael Nadeau, Dennis (Christine) Nadeau, Mary (Paul) Dunford and Denise (Mark) Shook. Dear grandfather and great grandfather. Beloved brother of Robert and Tyrus Nadeau. Memorial services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home, 1720 Elk, Port Huron. Visiting will begin at 6 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association. For guest book and information, please visit karrersimpson.com
NEUMANN ROBERT Age 67, of Burtchville. Died March 9, 2011. Survived by his son, Brian R. (Cindy) of Chesterfield Twp, daughter Barbara Sue Neumann of Clinton Twp, sister, Kay Catellier of Clawson, and granddaughter Eva Neumann. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 16 at the Pomeroy Funeral Home, 6 S. Howard Ave., Croswell. Visitation 3 to 9 Tuesday and 10 to 11 Wednesday Memorials to Marie Carls Communications Disorder Center. www.pomeroyfuneralhomes.com
RANKIN JOHNSON JACQUELINE S. March 13, 2011. Age 87, of Redford. Beloved wife of the late Virgil Rankin and the late Bert Johnson. Dear mother of Emily (Ralph) Ridley and Gregory (the late Kathleen) Rankin. Loving grandmother of Tiffany, Lisbeth, Stefanie, Stacy, Lorena, Richard, Robert, and numerous great-grandchildren. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River Ave., (1 block W. of Farmington Rd.), downtown Farmington. Visitation Thursday 2-8 p.m. Memorials suggested to the Disabled American Veterans, 30905 Plymouth Rd., Livonia, MI 48150. www.thayer-rock.com
SOLACK VIOLA M. Age 86. US Marine WWII. Wife of the late John. Mother of Timothy (Lynn) Solack, Julie (Randy) Piggott, Molly (John) Stout, and Sharon (Lee) Burnett. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of two. Sister of Rebecca Gase, Dan Tardiff, Mary Ann Reuter, Kitty, Dottie, and the late Phillip Tardiff. Visiting Tuesday 3-8 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. at Charles R. Step Funeral Home 18425 Beech Daly Rd. (Btw 6 & 7 Mile). In state Wednesday 10:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Loretto (ne corner of 6 Mile & Beech Daly). Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Contributions to the Salvation Army.
STEPHENSON AMBROSE "ROSIE" Died March 12, 2011, Manistee, Michigan. Beloved husband of Sandra, father of Kristen Stephenson. step-father of Edward, Lenora and Ricky. Grandfather of nine. Brother of Patricia, Linda, Roger and the late Bradley. Son of the late Ambrose and Marguerite Stephenson, II. Funeral Services will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Querfeld Funeral Home, 1200 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn. Visitation, Tuesday 3 - 8 p.m. Mr. Stephenson served in the U.S. Marine Corp during Vietnam. A member of the American Legion and F& M Lincoln Park Masonic Lodge #539. www.querfeldfh.com
WASIK JANNETT E. Please see McDonald-Wasik death notice for further information.
WYTRWAL REVEREND FR. ALEXANDER JOSEPH entered into eternal life on March 11, 2011 at the age of 87. Born in Detroit on April 20, 1923, he attended St. Andrew Grade School and St. Casimir High School in Detroit. On June 9, 1946 he received his B.A. Degree from St. Mary's College, Orchard Lake, MI. Theology was taken at Mount St. Mary of West Norwood, Ohio. Father took graduate courses at Wayne State and the University of Detroit and earned two Master of Arts Degrees in psychology and religious education and a Certificate in Pastoral and Marriage Counseling. He also received a Master of Arts Divinity Degree from SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary. Fr. Alex was ordained May 20, 1950 at The Blessed Sacrament Cathedral by Edward Cardinal Mooney, D.D. He served as associate pastor at St. Florian Parish, Hamtramck; St. Albertus Parish, Detroit; St. Francis Xavier Parish, Ecorse; St. Christopher Parish, Detroit and St. Louis the King Parish, Detroit. He served as pastor at St. Stephen Parish, New Boston for 38 years from 1967 until he was granted senior priest status in 2005. In state Monday 2-9 p.m. at the Jarzembowski Funeral Home, 18957 W. Warren Ave. (at Artesian). In state Tuesday at St. Stephen Parish Church, 18858 Huron Driver Dr., New Boston at 1 p.m. with continuous overnight vigil until Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Father was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Joseph and Nellie (nee: Kadlof). He is survived by his dear brother, Dr. Joseph A. Wytrwal and will be dearly missed by many loving cousins and friends especially Drs. John and Margaret Casey (nee: Sokol). Private interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please donate to the St. Stephens Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 35, New Boston 48164. Share memories @www.jarzembowskifuneralhome.com
ABRAHAM RITA MARIE Age 67, March 10, 2011. Member of the St. Renee Choir, St. Renee Women's Club, and the Macomb Democratic Club. Beloved wife of Robert for over 49 years. Loving mother of Anthony and Laura (David) Stiles. Dearest grandmother of Victor, Dominic, Grant, and Clarissa. Dear sister of Dorothy Miller and Arlene Kinn. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 p.m. with a Rosary recital at 7:00 p.m. at the Adragna Obarzanek Funeral Home, 33250 Ryan Rd. (N. of 14 Mile). Funeral Thursday, in state at 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 9:30 a.m. at St. Rene Goupil Catholic Church, 35955 Ryan Road.
ADAMCZYK HELEN A. Please see the Yursis notice.
ADAMS FRANK A. passed away peacefully on March 6, 2011 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife Judith (Crowe) Adams, his seven children, Michael D. Adams (Erika), Carole A. Johnson (Stephen), Jon D. Schroeder (Mary), Jeffrey M. Schroeder, Cynthia L. Schroeder, Cheryl A. Fleming, Eric F. Schroeder: ten grandchildren, Olivia Adams, Michael and David Johnson, Bradley and Beverly Schroeder, Jacob, Justin and Erika Fleming and Rene Christiansen (Neil) and Tiffany Schroeder. He was predeceased by his parents, Frank A. and Antoinette Adams and his sister Evelyn Zmick and nephew Stephan A. Zmick. The Memorial Mass will be held at 10 am on Saturday the 19th of March at St. Ronald Catholic Church, 17701 Fifteen Mile Road, Clinton Township. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to St. Judes Children's Hospital, PO Box 2151, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38101-2151 or online at www.partnersinhope.org. (use Memorial Tribute #27980365) Please share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
BANIA GLADYS (RUSTY) Died March 11, 2011, age 87. Beloved wife of the late Stan. Dear mother of Lorie (Jack) Farrow and Teri (Mike) Persichini. Gram of Jessica and Brandon Persichini, and Michael Farrow. Sister of the late Richard and Charles. Visitation at Manns-Ferguson Funeral Home, 17000 Middlebelt (south of 6 Mile), on Sunday, March 13 from 1 to 5 p.m., with a Rosary prayed at 3 p.m. In state on Monday at 10:15 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Genevieve Catholic Church, 29015 Jamison St. in Livonia. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorials to Rochester Leader Dogs for the Blind, or the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Share a memory at www.mannsfuneralhome.com.
BELANGER RON Age 52, owner of Able Precision Grinding. March 10, 2011. Beloved husband of Deb for 22 years. Loving father of Jacquelyn and Kayla. Cherished son of Anna Belanger and the late Roger. Brother of Debbie Dionne, Jim (Juanita) Belanger, Shirley (Vince) Pettke, Roger (Linda) Belanger, and the late Steve Belanger. Dear brother-in-law of Tracey (Leon Karpinski) Belanger. Ron is also survived by many many loving family members and friends. His hobbies included snowmobiling, golfing, bowling, and Ron especially enjoyed spending time with his girls. Visitation Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from noon until 9:00 p.m. a the S.K. Schultz Funeral Home, 43300 Garfield (north of 19 Mile). Funeral service Friday 12 noon at the funeral home. Please direct memorial contributions in Ron's memory to the American Cancer Society. Share your memories at: www.SchultzFuneralHome.com
BERTOLINI CHARLES March 10, 2011, age 86. Beloved husband of the late Aline. Loving father of Charles (Michele), Ronald (Cindy), Gary (Mary), and Linda (Rick) Collins. Loving and proud grandfather of 12 and great-grandfather of seven. Dearest brother of the late Dina Merlano. Charles was a WWII Navy Veteran. Visitation Monday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Rosary Monday 7:00 p.m. In state Tuesday 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. time of Mass at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church, 38750 Ryan Rd. (btwn. 16 & 17 Mile Rd.). Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Memorials to the Capuchin Monastery appreciated. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
BIERWIRTH CHARLOTTE T., March 9, 2011. Age 84. of East Lansing, formerly of Northville. Beloved wife of William for almost 59 years. Loving mother of William R. II (Christine), James G. (Diane), Roy C. (Monique), Bruce W. (fiancée Constance). Dear grandmother of eight. Sister of Charles V. (Elise) Cavicchio and Mary Ann (Robert) Di Francesco. Visitation Tuesday, March 15th 6-8 p.m. with an 8 p.m. Rosary at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile, Livonia, MI 48152. Funeral Mass Wednesday, March 16th 10 a.m. at St. Kenneth Church, 14951 Haggerty, Plymouth, MI 48170. Memorial donations may be made in Charlotte's name to either the Army Emergency Relief or The Leukemia Society. For more information go to www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com.
BLAKESLEE DONALD R. JR. age 85, March 9, 2011 Loving father of Donald III (Tamra), Thomas (Dina) and Cynthia. Proud grandfather of two grandchildren and four great- grandchildren. Cremation Services handled by Vermeulen Funeral Home, 980 N. Newburgh Rd., Westland. To share memories please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
BLANKENBURG KARL, 73, March 6, 2011. Beloved husband of Marie for 52 years. Loving father of Laurie (Jim) Kleinhans, Karl Van (Karin) and Paul (Cindy). Loving grandfather of Brandon Vican, Matthew (Sarah) Vican, Katrina, Miranda, Alexander, Marissa and Nicholas. Dear step-grandfather of Aaron (Kathy) Kleinhans, Jamie Kleinhans and Donald James Kleinhans. Step-great-grandfather of Lily Kleinhans. Dear brother of Hilda Trapp of Alpena, Freida Bullard of North Dakota and the late Elsie Downie. Karl was pre-deceased by brothers Ginther and Albert. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday 4-9 p.m. and Friday 1-9 p.m. at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E. J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile Rd. (NW corner of Ryan). Mass of Christian Burial Saturday 9:30 a.m. at St. Marin de Porres Catholic Church. Mr. Blankenburg will lie in state from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. View online guest book at www.mandziukfuneralhome.com
BLEASDALE BRIAN J. 65, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at Wuesthoff Hospice Care Center in Florida. Brian was born in Toronto, Canada and grew up in Detroit. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University where he was a member of the Arm of Honor fraternity and was an educator and coach in the Roseville Community Schools. Brian is survived by his wife, Carole; daughter, Christy Koerner; son, Scott Bleasdale, and his wife Kristen; grandchildren, Allison and Cameron Bleasdale; and his mother, Helen Wells. Brian was preceded in death by son, Brian G. Bleasdale. A celebration of Brian's life will be held in Michigan at a later date. Donations may be made to the RCS Scholarship Foundation, 18975 Church St, Roseville MI 48066.
BORST DEBORAH LYNN March 10, 2011. Age 58. Beloved wife of Roger. Dear mother of Adam (Michelle McCuean) Corder. Loving grandmother of Miranda Rose Corder and Natilee McCuean. Sister of Joseph (Fran) Coshatt, Marshall Coshatt and Wendy Coshatt. Funeral Tuesday 11 a.m. from the chapel of the L. J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Rd. (at Ann Arbor Trail) The family will receive visitors Monday 2-8 p.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
BRISSON DONALD A. March 11, 2011. Age 81. Beloved husband of Bernice. Dear father of Carol (Bill) Constantine, Helen (Jeff) Engelhard and Henry (Dionne). Loving grandpa of Will, Heather, Chelsea, Brandon, Andrew, Abagail and Gabrielle. Dear brother of Rita Weisman, Theresa Duncan and the late Leo and Harold. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday 2-9 p.m. and Monday 1-9 p.m. with an Evening Service 7 p.m. at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 11470 Thirteen Mile Road (west of Hoover) Warren. In state Tuesday 9:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass 10 a.m. at St. Basil the Great Catholic Church 22680 Schroeder Road (north of 9 Mile) Eastpointe. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
BROCK PAUL March 10, 2011 Beloved Husband of Sandra for 27 years. Loving Father of Paul, Steven (Gina), Nadia (Tim) O'Brien, Natalia and Wesley. Dearest Grandfather of Wesley, Chassity, Haley, Alex, Alyssa, Austin, Olivia and Ava. Dear Brother of Karen (Robert), Trish, Alan (Mercy), David (Tami), Tim, Launa (Greg) and the late Michael. Preceded in death by his late wife Judith K. Brock. Instate Tuesday 10:30 AM until mass 11AM at St. John Neumann Catholic Church (Warren Rd. West of Sheldon). Visitation Monday 2-9 with scripture service at 7 PM at Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 45100 Warren Rd (West of Sheldon). Interment Highland Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family. www.neely-turowski.com
CALCATERRA MARTIN M., Born November 19, 1918. Major, USMC, WWII. Beloved husband of the late Melissa. Loving father of Martin, Jr., Warren (Suzanne), Andrew, Melissa (Jim) VanAllen, Pat (Jim) Barker, David (Judy), Maryellen (Jeff) Reynolds, and the late Martin and Christopher. Proud grandfather of 14 and great-grandfather of 20. Preceded in death by his 12 siblings. Visitation at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Roads), Tuesday 4-9 p.m. Prayers 7:30 p.m. Funeral at Sacred Heart of the Hills Catholic Church, 3400 S. Adams Road, Auburn Hills, Wednesday 10 a.m. Friends may visit beginning at 9:30 a.m. Memorials appreciated to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
CALHOUN ELTA 89, died March 3, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Earl. Loving mother of Dennis (Kathy). Proud grandmother of Stephen Jost and Jeffrey and Gregory Calhoun. Born in Illinois on July 4, 1921. Moved to Michigan in 1986 to help care for grandchildren. Worked at Winchester Ammunition for 40 years. A memorial celebration of her life is being planned for a future date. Memorials may be made to Susan G Komen for the Cure.
CALIHAN VIRGINIA February 17, 2011. Former Director of Volunteers, Mt. Carmel Mercy Hospital, Detroit. Wife of the late Robert J. Sr. (former Head Basketball Coach and Athletic Director, University of Detroit Mercy). Dear mother of Colleen A. , Susan J. and the late Robert J. Jr. Grandmother of Kaitlin and Jake Calihan and Aruanda Yowell. Sister of Frances Wilson. Memorial service Monday, March 21, 12 Noon at A. J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn. 13-14 Mile). Memorials to University of Detroit Mercy Athletic Dept. or Michigan Humane Society. A.J. Desmond & Sons, 248-549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
CHRISTOPH EILEEN D., age 87. Loving wife of Raymond L. Dear mother of Nancy (Barry) Burnham, and Cynthia M. Johnson. Grandmother of Bradley (Gayle), Keith, and Jeffrey. Great grandmother of Cameron and Caitlin. Pre-deceased by her parents Roy and Wanda Yake, and her brother Raymond Yake. Visitation will be Sunday 2-8:00 p.m. with Kindness Chapter #523 O.E.S. service at 7:00 p.m. and funeral service Monday 11 a.m. at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road, Livonia. Memorials to Hope United Church of Christ, 32500 Utica Road, Fraser, MI. 48026 would be appreciated. Visit online at www.resurrectionfuneralhome.com
COBB WAYNE A. Age 93, died peacefully March 9, 2011. Beloved husband of Esther, married 71 years. Loving father of Ken (Betty), Pat (Brahim) and the late Bev (Scott). Proud grandfather of Amal, Michael, Becky, Leila and Miriam. Great-grandfather of Parker, Riley, Djibril and Cooper. Memorial service will be held at Finn Camp at Loon Lake at a later date.
COPELAND DONALD O. Age 91, March 11, 2011. Beloved husband of the late Earnestine. Loving father of Ronald (Margaret). Dear grandfather of Ronald K. and Jason E. Dear great-grandfather of Hannah and Haleigh. Dear brother of Mary Beckham and Aaron Copeland. Visitation at the R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home 15451 Farmington Rd., Livonia Monday from 11 a.m. until Funeral Service at 1 p.m. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Disabled American Veterans. Please share a memory at www.rggrharris.com.
CURFMAN KENNETH age 89 of Warren. Born March 25, 1921. Died March 11, 2011. Father of Kim Curfman. Dear friend of Carolynne Kubert. Brother of Donald (Mary) Curfman of Canton, Ohio. Uncle of Douglas Curfman and Cynthia (Neal) Prezioso of Columbus, Ohio. Nephew of Bertha (Clare) Smith of Bedford, PA. WWII Veteran. Retired GM Engineer .Lifetime member of Senior Softball League. Visitation at Rudy Funeral Home, 25650 Van Dyke (10 1/2 Mi), Center Line on Tuesday 12 til 8 p.m. Services Wednesday 11 a.m., at the funeral home. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.
DAILEY BASIL Age 67 March 10, 2011. Beloved huband of the late Alice. Loving step father of Mary (Virgil) Elkins, Patricia (Charles) White, Carol (Rick) Beran, Harry( Christina) Broomfield, Donna Townsley & Betty (Dean) Callas. Step grandfather of 24 & step great grandfather of 21. Dearest brother of Ethel (Donald) Vickers, Wanda Keaton, Edna Mae Miller & Billy (Loretta) Dailey. Visitation Friday 3-9 pm. Funeral Saturday 11:00 am at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Donations are welcome to the American Lung Association. Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" @ WujekCalcaterra.com
DALTON ERNEST R. Age 85, March 11, 2011 Beloved husband of Simone. Dear father of Ernest, Karen (Dean) Williams and Nancy (Pierre) Marchand. Loving grandfather of Nicole (Corey) Helferich, Christopher (Jessica) Spano, Brian (Carrie), Jeffrey (Deya) and Matthew Marchand and Lindsay Dalton. Loving great-grandfather of Izabella, Mia, Naomi, Connor, Larry and Skylar. Brother in law of Joanne (the late Robert) Beeckman.. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation Monday 3-9 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Avenue, St. Clair Shores. Prayer service 7 p.m. Monday. In state Tuesday 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m., time of the funeral mass at Our Lady of Hope Parish, St. Gertrude Campus. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
DeCOURCY EDWARD A. Age 58. Leaves children Saundra (Terry) Braun, Edward, Tracey, Marc and their mother Paula. Grandfather of seven. Son of Edward W. and the late Joan, (Erma). Brother of Margaret, Marie, Jacqlyn, Theresa and Jannette. Uncle of 16 and great-uncle of 19. Visiting Wednesday 3-8 p.m. with Rosary at 6:30 p.m. Funeral Service Thursday 10 a.m. at Charles R. Step Funeral Home 18425 Beech Daly (btw 6 & 7 Mile). Interment Parkview Memorial Cemetery.
DOUBLE NEVILLE Age 88 Beloved husband of Helen. Loving father of Mark (Imogene) and Ann (Michael) Ingram. Grandfather of William and Kathleen. Memorial Mass at Church of St. Alan, 2345 Coolidge, Troy, Saturday, March 26th, 11am. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
EHLERT DAVID March 8,2011 Age 72 Beloved Husband of Rose Marie. Dear Father of Michelle (Keith) Anderson, Karen (Mark) Wilkes and the late Laura (Chris) Liwak. Proud Grandpa of David, Kelsey, Katie and Rachel. Dearest Brother of Connie (Roy) Sequin and the late Charles (Carol) Kurkowski. A Memorial will be held Saturday March 26th, 12 noon at Dearborn Hills Golf Course Banquet Center. Arrangements by McFarland Foss Funeral Home, attendees please call 313-581-7240. (mcfarlandfoss.com)
FOWLER GLORIA R. March 9, 2011. Age 85 of Dearborn Heights. Beloved wife of the late Jerome Fencil and the late Gerald Fowler. Loving mother of Jerry Fencil, Mark (Dianna) Fencil, and the late Blaze Fencil. Also survived by three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Arrangements by Voran Funeral Home (Dearborn Chapel).
GALAYDA GEORGE E. Passed away March 4, 2011, Age 84. Beloved husband of Sue. Loving father of Karen L., George A. (Janeva), Michael A. (Colette) and the late Steven G. Dear grandfather of 4. Son of the late Andrew and Mary Galayda. Brother of Mary A., deceased, (William) Quayle and families; and John A. (Anna, deceased) and families; and other cousins and families. He enjoyed being with them and his friends, associates and golfers over the many years. Memorial donations can be made to the Salvation Army, American Cancer Society or the charity of choice. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Online sympathy messages at: www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
GARNER MARILYN J. Age 73 March 10, 2011. Beloved mother of Cynthia (the late Anthony) Quasarano, Mark (Beth), Matthew (Susan), Jon (Ruth) and Christopher (Brenda). Dearest grandmother of 11. Dear sister of Clare Campbell. Arrangements by the Taylor Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home.
GLASCO MARY LOUISE March 11, 2011. Age 89. Dear mother of Muriel Bouchard, Aggie (Andy) Quirk, Annie (Steve) Ruohonen and Mary Lou (Alvey) Evans. Also survived by ten grandchildren and ten great-grand-children. Funeral Sunday at 4 p.m. from the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 8809 Wayne Rd. (at Joy Rd.). Family will receive visitors 1 p.m. until time of service at 4. Donations to The Alzheimer's Association would be appreciated. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
GLENNIE ELIZABETH "BETTY" On March 3, mom peacefully joined her loving ancestors. Born September 1, 1935 to Charlie and Nellie (nee Craib) Beveridge. Loving mother to Chuck (Diane), Don, and Kathy (Jon) Hanson. Adored grandma to Ian. Longtime girlfriend to Mel "Bob" Brooks. Please share a memory at firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations can be made to: Tarahumara Children's Hospital Fund, 32538 Sabrina Ct.,Warren, MI 48093.
GOETZ RICHARD L., March 11, 2011, age 75. Loving husband of Patricia. Dear father of William (Denise) and Peter. Grandfather of Grayson. Brother of Mary Seagram and Bettyann Heineman. Funeral Tuesday 11:00 a.m. at A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (btwn. Maple & Big Beaver). Family will receive friends Monday 2-8 p.m. Memorial tributes to Disabled American Veterans (DAV), or Gleaners Community Food Bank. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
GONZALEZ GILBERTO Of Detroit. March 11, 2011. Age 58. Loving father of Adriana (Eloy), Vanessa (Gabriel), Daneida (Raul), and Giselle. Beloved son of Alberto and (the late Criselda). Dear brother of Roberto, Fernando, Eleazar, and Olga Grijalva. Dearest grandfather of Adriana, Eloy, Brianna, and Gabriel. Dear friend of Adriana Jaime. Visitation Monday 1-9 p.m. with a 6:30 p.m. Rosary at Kernan Funeral Service, 1020 Fort St., Lincoln Park, 313-381-2345. Funeral Tuesday, in state 9 a.m. from St. Anne's Catholic Church, 1000 Ste. Anne, Detroit. Service 10 a.m. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery.
GORSKI STEVEN P. 45, passed away peacefully on February 28, 2011 in Milwaukee, WI. Steve was the dear husband of Jacque (nee Wellmuth) and devoted father of Jack and Steven. Proud son of Gertrude and the late Jerome Gorski. Brother of Jerry (Patsy), Chuck (Janice), Phil (Ginger) and the late Christopher Gorski. Visitation Saturday, March 19, at 1 p.m. and Mass at 2 p.m. at Sisters of St. Frances of Assisi -- Clare Hall Chapel in Milwaukee.
GREEN EMMA M. (nee RUTH) 97 years. March 11, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Roger. Loving mother of the late Peter (Kay) Van Buskirk. Dear grandma of Lynn (Bill) Maher, Lisa Van Buskirk, and Laura (Chris) Patton-Van Buskirk. Great-grandma of five. Services and Cremation private. Arrangements by Ewald-Barlock Funeral Home, 773-549-0098.
GREENE DR. JENNIFER CARTER Suddenly, March 9, 2011. Age 40. Beloved wife of Charles Shackelford, III. Dear step-mother of Heather Shackelford. Dear daughter of Patricia and the late Robert Greene. Best sister of Kirsten (Stephen) Cook. Aunt Jenny to Sean Cook. Jennifer was a graduate of Michigan State University and Columbia University, New York. She had a Doctorate in clinical psychology from Argosy University, Chicago. Memorial Gathering Saturday, March 19 at 1 p.m. until Memorial Service at 3 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Rd., Plymouth (between Sheldon and Beck). To share a memory, please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
GUERTLER WALLACE C. March 6, 2011 Age 82 of Birmingham, formerly of Grosse Pointe for over 50 years. Beloved husband of Jean for 27 years and the late Marilyn for 29 years until her death in 1983. Dear father of Susan Socks (Kenric) and Karen Guertler. Step-father of Becky McKinnon (Jim Bobbitt), Julie Janks (Brian) and the late Sara Rudcki (Bill). Grandfather of Locklin, Jaclyn, Kaitlin, Alyssa and Wesley. Services were held privately. Memorial tributes to the American Heart Association. A.J. Desmond & Sons, 248-549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
GUTWALD CHARLES FRANCIS JR., 60. died suddenly at home Friday March 11, 2011. He is survived by his loving family wife Jan, daughter Jennifer (David) Miller, son Justin (fiancee Jackie Jorgensen), brothers Tom and Paul ( Melissa), sister Barbara ( Michael) Kostiuk , loving son to Mary Ann, pre-desceased by his father Charles Gutwald Sr., brother Mark. Loving Uncle to many nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers, Donations can be made to his family in his honor to "The Gutwald Family" c/o Chas Verheyden Funeral Homes, Inc. 16300 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe Park, Mi 48230 . A Memorial Mass will be held Monday 3/14/2011 at 11 a.m. St. Philomena Catholic Church, 4281 Marseilles, Detroit, MI 48224. Light a candle and share a memory at www.Verheyden.org
HARPER ATHELENE Age 74, March 8, 2011 of Dearborn. Loving mom of Danny Browning, Jack (Leslie) Harper, Debra Harper, Robert (Debra) Harper and the late Darlene Harper. Loving grandma of Tiffany, Mickey and Christopher. Also survived by three brothers and one sister. Funeral service Friday 12 p.m. at the Allen Park Chapel - Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 10915 Allen Rd. (corner of Goddard). Visitation Wednesday 5-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-9 p.m. Interment Woodmere Cemetery. Visit Athelene's eternal tribute www.martenson.com
HAUKE CATHERINE Age 89, of Marine City. Died March 11, 2011. Beloved wife of Keith Hauke. Loving mother of four daughters and two sons. Cherished grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of three. Memorial Service will be held, Saturday, March 19 at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church, St. Clair. The family will receive visitors from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Congregational Church Building Fund. Arrangements by Young Funeral Home, www.youngcolonial.com.