HARBRECHT, WANDA A. Age 83 of Northville, Michigan passed away January 25, 2014. She was born September 2, 1930 in Detroit, MI a daughter of Raleigh and Lillian (Parmley) Ferris. Wanda was a member of Our Lady of Victory of Northville. Surviving are her sons: Chris (Keri) and Paul; grandchildren: Drew, Hailey, and Drake; and nephew, Steve Perry. Scripture services were held at Keehn Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the ALS Foundation. Please visit Wanda's Book of Memories at www.keehnfuneralhome.com
HATFIELD, GREGORY A. Age 40, January 24, 2014. Funeral January 30, 11 a.m. at Phillips Funeral Home.
HILDEBRANDT, WILLIAM J. Age 84, passed away January 21, 2014. He was born on September 2, 1929, in Detroit, son of the late John and Anna Hildebrandt. Bill was known for his great sense of humor, his love and concern for his wife and children, and for always being a devoted husband, father and Papa. He enjoyed woodworking, was a very gifted handyman and could fix almost anything. He was an avid fan of U of M football and the Detroit Tigers were often on the radio when Bill was in the garage working on a project. Bill was a member of the American Legion and the Knights of Columbus at St. Joseph Parish in South Lyon where he was also an usher. He could often be found volunteering and donating his time to anyone in need. Bill was a proud Army veteran, serving in the Korean War. He led an active life and was always busy doing something or helping someone, but the most important part of his life was his family. He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Sylva; his loving daughters, Karen (Gary) Skop, Carol (Sten) Sahlberg, and Sharon (Brian) Tonnies. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Lauren, Ryan, Kara, Kristen, Chase, and Carter. A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, January 25, at 11:00 a.m. with the family receiving friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. at PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME, 122 W. Lake St., South Lyon. Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association or www.autismspeaks.org. Online guestbook at www.phillipsfuneral.com.
HOEFT, ANTHONY "ROY" PINCKNEY, MICHIGAN His Legacy... Anthony "Roy" Hoeft, age 92, died January 28, 2014 peacefully with family at his bedside and went to his heavenly home. He was born on June 23, 1921 to Arthur and Matilda (Krueger) Hoeft. Roy married the love of his life, Bernice (Kreibich) Hoeft in 1945; she preceded him in death after 58 years of marriage. His son, Thomas Anthony Hoeft, also preceded him in death. Roy was a World War II veteran, who honorably served in Africa and Italy in the 15th Division of the U.S. Army Air Corp. During his life he owned and operated Hoeft Construction, as well as Dexter A & W Root Beer Stand and was a Licensed Realtor. Roy was a proud member of the Pinckney American Legion for over 50 years, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Mary Church Men's Club. His Family... Roy is survived by his children Pamela Hoeft of Alexandria, VA; Barbara Bell of Dexter, MI; Patricia (Thomas) Preston of Grand Rapids, MI; Mary Margaret Hoeft of Pinckney, MI; Roberta (Todd) Berger of Pinckney, MI; Robert Hoeft of Orlando, FL; Daughter-In-Law, Laura Kleiss-Hoeft of Englewood, FL; nine grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and nephew, James (Pat) Fairbrother. His Farewell... Family and friends will be gathering on Friday, January 31, 2014 from 2-8 p.m at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Pinckney, MI. Memorial contributions may be given to American Legion Post of Pinckney or to the Knights of Columbus of St. Mary Catholic Church. After 10 years of life without his beloved bride, he is now dancing with her in heaven. Please leave a message of comfort for the Hoeft family at (877) 231-7900 or sign his guestbook at: www.borekjennings.com
HOELSCHER EDWARD Age 85, January 29, 2014. Loving husband of the late Marian. Beloved brother of Lawrence (Gail) Holscher. He will be missed by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation Friday 4-9 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Scripture Service at Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 12 Mile Rd., Berkley (two blocks west of Woodward). Funeral Saturday, in state 10:30 a.m. until the time of Mass 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church, 2600 Harvard, Berkley. Share your memories at www.sawyerfuller.com.
HOLK ALDON EARL peacefully passed away on Monday, January 27, 2014 at the age of 97 years. He is survived by his dear wife, Alva, and loving daughter, Dr. Lisa Holk. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation on Sunday, February 2nd at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main, Street, Plymouth, Michigan from 2 to 7p.m. Funeral service at 11a.m. on Monday, February 3rd at Faith Lutheran Church 30000 Five Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48154. Donations to his memory may made to Faith Lutheran Church. Share memories at Schrader-Howell.com
HORISZNY THOMAS J. "TOM" of Mundy Township, formerly of Saginaw died Monday, January 27, 2014 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date. Tom was born at the Great Lakes Naval Base in Waukegan, Illinois to John and Carolyn (Trimm) Horiszny. He resided in Lansing until the age of 11 and graduated from Birmingham Seaholm High School in 1970. Tom graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree in History in 1974 and earned his Juris Doctorate in 1977. Tom spent his legal career working at the Saginaw County Courthouse, first as a law clerk to judges Eugene Snow Huff and Robert S. Gilbert and then as a respected appellate attorney in the Saginaw County Prosecutor's Office for 22 years. He was a member of the Michigan State Bar and the Saginaw County Bar Association. He was a member of the Birmingham First United Methodist Church until 1992. Tom enjoyed reading the Bible, walking, golf, U of M football and the Detroit Tigers. Tom is survived by his loving wife, Sharron whom he married on November 12, 1992. Also surviving are his beloved stepsons: Allen H. Miller of Saginaw, and Spc. Daniel E. (Laura) Miller of Louisiana. three granddaughters whom he adored: Hannah, Gracelyn and Audrey Miller all of Saginaw. Father, John Horiszny of Birmingham, MI.; sister, Deborah (Charles) Nicholas of Plymouth, MI.; niece, Jeanine (Matthew) Ringer; nephew, Douglas Nicholas all of Los Angeles, CA. Tom also leaves a very special pet, his beloved cat, Princess. He was preceded in death by his mother, Carolyn in 1981. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to MSA Coalition 8311 Brier Creek Parkway, Suite 105-434, Raleigh, NC. 27617. www.MultipleSystemAtrophy.org. Please sign our guestbook or share an online condolence at www.oguinnfh.com O'Guinn Family Funeral Homes Clio Chapel (810) 686-5070
HOSKINS, TOMMY J. Pinckney, Michigan. His Legacy Age 25, passed away, January 27, 2014, losing the battle he was fighting. Tommy was born on December 6, 1988 in Howell, Michigan to Jerry and Ingrid (Papaczek) Hoskins. He was a graduate of Howell High School, Class of 2007 and was employed by Tributary as a home health care aide. Tommy was an avid soccer player and a fan of the German soccer team, Eintracht Frankfurt. His Family Tommy is survived by his parents, Jerry and Ingrid Hoskins; brother Jerry, sister Ingrid; Oma Papaczek, grandparents James and Roberta Hoskins; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends. His Farewell Tommy's family and friends will gather Friday, January 31, 2014 from 2-8 p.m. at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Lamb Chapel. His Farewell will be Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Borek Jennings Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Harris officiating. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family. Please leave a message of comfort to the Hoskins family by calling 1-877-231-7900 or sign the guest book at borekjennings.com
HYDUK HELEN T., January 28, 2014, Age 85. Loving wife of the late Peter for 49 years. Beloved mother of Dr. Rodney (Nancy) and Diane Barski. Cherished grandmother of Stephanie, Chelsea, and Rodney Jr. Sister of Irene Kujawski. Family will receive friends Thursday (Today) 2-9 p.m. with Rosary at 6:30 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (Between Maple and Big Beaver), 248-362-2500. Funeral Mass Friday 10 a.m. at St. Hugo of the Hills Stone Chapel, 2215 Opdyke Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at church begins at 9:30 a.m. If you prefer, in lieu of flowers, donations to St. Hugo of the Hills School or University of Detroit Mercy. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
JACKSON FLORENCE V. Age 91 of Dearborn, died January 29, 2014. Beloved mother of James A. (Linda) Jackson. Loving grandmother of Julie (Ben) Millen, James (Kori Chrestensen) Jackson, Kevin (Raquel) Jackson, Kelly Jackson, Kristen (Veryl Wilcox) Jackson, Shannon (Robert) Knight, Courtney Jackson, and Andrew Jackson. Great-grandmother of Emma, A.J., Sammy, Ziggy, CeCe, Abraham, Ellie, and Mason. Mrs. Jackson was retired from Ford Motor Company where she worked as a Technical Secretary. Funeral Mass from St. William Catholic Church, 531 Common Street, Walled Lake, Saturday 10 a.m. (in state 9:30 a.m.). Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. Friends may visit Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake (3 blocks S. of Maple Rd.), Friday 3-8 p.m. (Vigil Service 7 p.m). Memorials to St. William Parish appreciated. Condolences at www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com.