AIELLO CATHERINE JOY Age 84, of Rochester Hills. Daughter of the late Samuel and Frances Aiello. Sister of Lawrence, Virginia Roberts, and Anthony. Predeceased by brothers, Dominic and Samuel, Jr. Visitation Friday (November 11, 2011) from 9:00 a.m. until time of Memorial Mass at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anastasia Catholic Church. Funeral arrangements by the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc. Please share memories at www.mandziukfuneralhome.com
ALLAN ANTOINETTE N. Age 78, of Farmington, November 9, 2011. Beloved mother of James Fogle, and dearest wife of Jerry T. Allan. Also survived by many additional relatives and friends. Visitation Sunday, November 13th, 1-8 p.m. at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., (btw. 9-10 Mile Rds., just N of Grand River), downtown Farmington (248-474-5200). Funeral Mass Monday, November 14th, 11:00 a.m. (in state 10:30 a.m.) St. Gerald Church, 21300 Farmington Rd., Farmington. Interment Holy Sepulchre, Southfield. Memorial tributes suggested to the charity of one's choice. heeney-sundquist.com
AYALA FAUSTINO Beloved husband of the late Guadalupe. Dearest father of Albert (the late Maria), and the late Armando (Sue). Dear grandfather of Alana and Armando Jr. Visitation Friday 2:00-9:00 p.m. with funeral service Friday evening at Don Graham Funeral Home, 1005 Junction at Fisher Fwy. Detroit.
BAGNIK IRENE EVELYN, Age 81, died November 9, 2011. Predeceased by husband, Edward and daughter, Gretchen Darragh. Loving mother of Greg (Marybeth), Garret, Gwen (Tom) Colorito; son-in-law, Kevin Darragh. Grandfather of Paul, Brad, Bryan, Renee, Zachary, Ariana, Joshua, Sarah, Leah and Kevin. No funeral home viewing. In state Friday, 11:00am until time of noon Funeral Mass at St. Edmund Catholic Church, 14025 East 12 Mile Road, Warren. Reception luncheon immediately following in McGoldrick Family Center. Memorial contributions may be made to the family in lieu of flowers.
BEEGEN YOLANDA MACERONI Age 88, Alpena, MI, passed away November 8, 2011 in Alpena. Born to Alex and Michelina (Conti) Maceroni May 3, 1923 in Detroit. Surviving are five sons. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. at Bannan Funeral Home-Alpena. Funeral Mass Saturday, 11:00 a.m. St. Bernard Catholic Church in Alpena.
BEHRMANN A. ARTHUR Beloved husband of Loretta "Lorie" Behrmann; Cherished father of Barbara Behrmann and her husband Mark Fowler; Loving grandfather of Emily Behrmann-Fowler and Rachel Behrmann-Fowler; Brother of Erwin Behrmann and Joyce (the late Aubrey) Berenstein. SERVICES 12 NOON FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT MACHPELAH CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
BELEVENDER KAREN A. age 64 of Almont. Loving mother of Krista Belevender; beloved grandmother of Samantha and Rachel; dear life long friend of Ellen Green. She also leaves her dear dog Bailey. Visitation Saturday 9:30a.m. until time of Funeral Service, 12 p.m. at Lyle Elliott Funeral Home, 31730 Mound Road in Warren.
BENIS SHELDON Beloved husband of Diane Benis. Dear father of Lisa (David) Stafford. Adored grandfather of Joshua, Mitchell and Mollie Levin. Also survived by many other loving relatives and friends. SERVICES 12 NOON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL, 248-569-0020. INTERMENT MACHPELAH CEMETERY. www.irakaufman.com
BERNETT DONNA J. Age 77. November 8, 2011 of Riverview. Beloved wife of the late Larry. Loving mother of Michelle (John) Scigiel. Dearest grandmother of Ava Scigiel. Dear sister of Mary Ellen Browe. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, 2-9 p.m., Scripture at 7 p.m., John Molnar Funeral Home, 23700 West Rd., Brownstown. In state Saturday, at 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m., Our Lady of the Woods Catholic Church, 21892 Gudith, Woodhaven. www.molnarfuneralhome.com
BRENNAN BARBARA ANN November 7, 2011 Age 64. Loving wife of Hugh. Dear mother of Brian and Hugh III (Brenda). Grandmother of Liam. Sister of Jack Wilson (Natalie). Step-daughter of GeeGee Wilson. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (between 13-14 Mile), Friday 3-8p.m. Scripture service 7p.m. Funeral Mass Saturday 10a.m. at National Shrine of the Little Flower, Woodward Ave. and Twelve Mile Rd. Visitation begins at church 9:30a.m. Rite of Committal Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
BROUGHTON MICHAEL JOHN age 51 of Sterling Heights, November 5, 2011. Survived by his mother Patricia Ann (Craig) Emerick-Hildebrand, girlfriend of 11 years Robyn Trombley, her daughter Jordan, and his brother Randall Jesse Broughton. Preceded in death by his father Ronald Broughton. Michael was a custom cabinet maker for over 30 years. Cremation arrangements by R.J.Nixon Funeral Home 734-284-1600. www.nixonfuneralhome.com
BROWER DOROTHY L. Age 74. Beloved wife of Gerald. Dear mother of Michelle (Daren) Christie, Mary (David) Geiger, Anthony (Cyndi), and Patricia (Ronald) Bryan. Grandmother of 14. Great Grandmother of five. Daughter of Annie and the late Fred Savage. Survived by sisters Frances Hines, and Louise Schultz. Also leaves many nieces and nephews. Visitation Saturday 5-8 pm and Sunday 2-8 pm with Rosary Sunday evening at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly Rd. (Between 6 and 7 Mile). In state Monday 9:30 am until 10:00 am Mass at Our Lady of Loretto Church, 17116 Olympia (Beech Daly and 6 Mile).
BURKHART SANDRA M. November 8, 2011, age 61. Beloved mother of Holly Anne Britcher and Patrick S. (Laura) Burkhart. Loving grandmother of Tyler, Zoey, Teddy and Nathan. Sister of Arlene (Daniel) Davidson. Soul mate of Joe Segler. A memorial gathering will be held Saturday November 12, 12 noon until time of service at 5 p.m. at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River, Novi (248) 348-1800. Online condolences: www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
BURRESS JOHN Howell, Michigan. Age 79, passed away November 6, 2011. John was born March 11, 1932, in Pittsburg, PA to James and Theresia (Heil) Burress. Survivors include his son David and a grandson Milo. Also, three brothers, James, Robert and Daniel. John was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Chester and Paul and his son Michael. The family will begin gathering at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 11, 2011 at St. Patrick Parish in Brighton for a 11:30 a.m. Memorial Mass. Private interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions suggested to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliott St., Detroit 48207.
CASCADEN RICHARD ALAN Age 91. Beloved husband of Pat. Loving father of Gail (Robert) Brown, Judy Mann and Charles (Nancy). Proud grandpa of eight and great grandpa of twenty. Also survived by many other loving family and friends. Memorial Service Monday, November 14, 2011 12:30 pm at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to World Vision, PO Box 9716, Federal Way, WA 98063-9716 and/or Salvation Army-Major Gifts Dept. 16130 Northland Dr. Southfield, MI 48075-9522. Arrangements by Fred Wood Funeral Home-Rice Chapel Livonia, MI. 734-464-8060.
CEBULSKI HELEN November 8, 2011, age 95 Loving wife of the late John. Dearest mother of Dennis (Paulette). Loving grandmother of Kristen. Dear sister of Stanley Grendysa and the late Stephania Dolewa. Funeral Liturgy Friday 10:00 am at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church (13540 Gould St., Dearborn 48126). Gathering at church from 9:30 am. Visitation Thursday 3-8 pm at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Rosary Thursday 7:00 pm. Entombment St. Hedwig Catholic Cemetery. www.howepeterson.com
CHASNEY JOHN, JR. Age 87. Passed away November 6, 2011. Beloved husband of the late Geraldine. Dearest father of John (Frances), Craig (Patricia), Jeff (Tori), Marcia Chasney-Yates, Donna (Steven) Mazurkiewicz and Gerald (Candice). Adored grandfather of 20 and great-grandfather of 10. John is survived by one brother and one sister. Visitation will be Friday 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a 7 p.m. scripture service at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E.J. Mandziuk & Son Funeral Directors, Inc., 3801 18 Mile (NW corner of Ryan). John will lie in state Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until time of Mass 12 noon at St. Louise Catholic Church, Warren. In lieu of flowers, donations to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan. Please share memories with the family at www.mandziukfuneralhome.com
CHENE PAUL HARRY Born April 11, 1933 in Detroit. Died November 10, 2011. Beloved husband of Beverly. Dearest father of Darryl (Sherry), Eric (Bernice) and Stephen (Tracie). Loving "Papa" of seven grandchildren. He loved family, harness racing, and watching football. Visitation 2-9:00 p.m. Sunday at Ford Funeral Home 26560 Van Dyke. In state 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Clement Church until 10:00 a.m. time of Mass. Entombment St. Clement Cemetery. "He lived 'til he died." Fordfuneralhome.org
CLIXBY JEAN DAVIDSON October 31, age 93 of Novi, formerly of West Bloomfield and Southfield. Cherished wife for 67 years of the late Max. Beloved mother of Linda Hermes (Bruce), Gerry (Debbie) and David. Proud grandmother of Kristen, Eric, Max, Alex, Kyle and Sam. She is survived by her sister Cathy Hanton (Jack), Dale Clixby (Doris), Margaret Clixby, Betty Gordon and numerous nieces and nephews. Born in England of Scottish descent, she immigrated at an early age. She was a dedicated wife and mother and worked at the Southfield Board of Education. She was active in the Southfield Presbyterian Church and Orchard Lake Community Church, Presbyterian. She enjoyed camping, sailing, scouting, square-dancing, traveling, crafting and entertaining family and friends. A memorial service will be held on November 19 at 12:00 at the Orchard Lake Community Church, Presbyterian, 5171 Commerce Rd, Orchard Lake, 48324. Memorials can be made to the Church.
COCHRAN CATHERINE Age 78, died suddenly Thursday, October 20, 2011. Catherine will be dearly missed. She is survived by her daughter, Dianne Franks, and three grandchildren: Aliza Anne Frangoulis, Dean and Tariq Omar. A Funeral Mass will be said for Catherine at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 976 Superior Blvd., Wyandotte 48192 on Saturday, November 12th at 10:00 a.m.
COUNTS DONALD E. "DON" Of Clarkston; November 9, 2011; age 94; born in Chattanooga, TN to Emmett and Mabel Counts. Preceded in death by his wife Maxine in 1981; father of Susan Brown (fiancé Lloyd Allen) of Clarkston and Janice Counts of IL; grandfather of Jennifer (Carl) Uhlar of Troy and Dr. Evan Brown of NY; brother of the late Mildred (Werner) Schroeder and Gloria Post. He served his country with honor in WWII by being on the battlefronts in North Africa, Europe and Utah Beach. Upon his return from the war, he had a distinguished career with John Hancock for 37 years. After retirement, Don was active in the Clarkston Senior Citizens by starting a band and playing in the Senior Citizens Softball World Series in Washington, D.C. He had a passion for golf and volleyball and enjoyed fishing year-round both in Michigan and at his winter home in Florida. Funeral service Monday 10 a.m. at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Sunday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Interment Ottawa Park Cemetery, Clarkston. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com
DAMMAN KATHLEEN MARIE Age 65 of Rochester passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 5, 2011 after a valiant battle with early onset of Alzheimers. She is survived by her loving husband Richard of 44 years, her cherished sons Scott, Geoffrey and Kevin, and her siblings Thomas Quinlan, Suzanne (Werner) Vethacke, Julie (Paul) Garvey, Mary Rowan, and Sharon (Dennis) Schlitt. Kathy received her BSN from Oakland University at the age of 40 and practiced 15 years at St. Joseph Pontiac in Cardiac Rehab and 5 years with Dr. Ringwald at the Rochester Allergy and Asthma Office. As a natural athlete, she participated in and enjoyed many athletic pursuits during her life. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 12 Noon with an in state of 11 a.m. at The University of Detroit Mercy's St. Ignatius Chapel, located in the Commerce and Finance Building on the Livernois and McNichols Campus in Detroit. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements in the care of the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, Rochester. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
De GUZMAN NAPOLEON A., JR. November 8, 2011 age 79 of Canton. Loving husband of Modesta for 47 years. Beloved father of Cheryl (Mike) Desjarlais, and Edwin (Jeanine). Proud grandfather "Lolo" of Noah, Isabella, and Bernard. Dear brother of Virginia, Jaime, and Leonard. Visitation Thursday 1-9 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W Ann Arbor Rd (btwn Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. In state Friday 10 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 47650 North Territorial (at Beck) Plymouth. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association. To share memories please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
DICKMAN DONNA J. Age 75 November 8, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Ronald. Dear mother of Shelli (Al) DeVore. Grandmother of Courtney DeVore and Casey (Chris) Smith. She was loved by many and will be missed by all. Private services were held. Family suggests memorials to Crohn's Colitis Foundation, P.O.Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007-9976. Arrangements by Santeiu & Son. 734-427-3800 www.santeiufuneralhome.com
DiROCCO LENORE Age 87. November 7, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Anthony. Dear mother of Carol Barrrett, Judy (John) Perreca, Ken (Karen). Loving grandmother of Alicia (Jason), Katie (Cliff), Jackie (Tony), Jessie, Jeff, Madeline, Julie, and Hollee and great-grandmother of Parker and Quinn. Sister of Virginia Watkins. Visitation at the O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River, Novi, 248-348-1800 Friday, 2-9 p.m. with Scripture Service at 7 p.m. In state at St. James Church, 46325 W. Ten Mile, Novi, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. until the funeral liturgy at 10:30 a.m. Donations may be made to the Providence Health Foundation, 22255 Greenfield Rd., Suite 228, Southfield, MI 48075-9923. On line sympathy messages at www.obriensullivanfuneralhome.com
ELLIOTT DAVID W. of Rochester, MI passed away at home in the care of his family on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at age 63. Mr. Elliott is survived by his daughter, Heather (Mark) Staudacher, grandchildren Jacob, Olivia and Chase, brother, R. Hugh (Nancy) Elliott and nephew, Chad Elliott. David was preceded in death by his father, Robert Todd Elliott, parents Jane (Hal) Muncaster and brother, Todd Elliott. Mr. Elliott was the Owner and Manager of Elliott Development, LLC and was a partner in The Royal Park Hotel. David was a member of University Presbyterian Church, Naples (FL) Heritage Golf Club, Garland Golf Resort, Sigma Phi Epsilon (Indiana State University) and supported many local charities. Funeral Service Saturday, November 12, 2011, 11:00 a.m. with an in state time of 10:00 a.m. at University Presbyterian Church, 1385 South Adams Rd., Rochester Hills. The family will receive friends Friday 3 to 9 p.m. at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home 339 Walnut, Rochester. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to either Crittenton Hospital (Rochester), OPC (Rochester) or Sarah Fisher Home (Detroit). Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
ENGLISH WALLACE D. Age 84, November 4, 2011, of Dearborn. Beloved husband of Ardeth. Loving father of Alicia English-Wilson, Debra (Dave) Gausden, Cynthia (Richard) Alliston, David English, and Claudia (Ed) Tinari. Also survived by six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mr. English retired from Ford Motor Company after 37 years of dedicated service. Also was a loyal and faithful member of the Gideon's and volunteered at Hospice of Michigan. Visitation at the Dearborn Chapel of the Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Rd. on Saturday November 12, 2011 from 1-7 p.m. Funeral service Sunday November 13, 2011 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment Cadillac Memorial West Cemetery (Westland). The family requests any memorial contributions be made to the National Parkinsons Foundation. Please visit our online guest book at www.voranfuneralhome.com
FEKETE HELEN Age 92. November 8, 2011 of Trenton. Beloved wife of the late Richard. Loving mother of Richard M. (Lenore) and Don (Marta). Dearest grandmother of David (Michelle), Dawn (Tom) Zahrt, Kristina (Scott) Harris and Don (Glory). Dear great-grandmother of Noah Zahrt and Lauren Zahrt. Visitation Thursday, 12:30-9 p.m., John Molnar Funeral Home, 23700 West Rd., Brownstown. In state Friday 10 a.m. until time of Service 10:30 a.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2550 Edsel Dr., Trenton. www.molnarfuneralhome.com
FERGUSON CLARA K. Age 92, November 7, 2011. Beloved wife of the late John for 35 years. Loving mother of Kay Dividock, Peter (Sue) Ferguson and the late Mary (Floyd) Mackenzie. Proud grandmother of Kelly (Matthew) Best, Beth (Shawn) Borg, Timothy Mackenzie, Kelsey Ferguson, John Mackenzie, and Rachel Ferguson and great-grandmother of six. Dear sister of Edith Kamermans and the late Jean Mackenize. Visitation Sunday, 2-8 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 851 Canton Center Rd. Canton. Funeral Monday, In state 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth, 701 Church Street, Plymouth. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth or Arbor Hospice. www.mccabefuneralhome.com
FERRIS ERNIE Age 86; November 6, 2011. Beloved husband of Venus. Loving father of George (Mary), Geralyn, and Joseph (Kimberly). Dearest grandfather of Corey and Katy; and Shanna and Layla. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday 3-9pm with prayers 7pm at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, Inc., 16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Park. Funeral Saturday; Instate 10:30am until the time of Mass 11:00am at St. Sharbel Maronite Catholic Church, 31601 Schoenherr, Warren. Light a candle and share a memory at: www.verheyden.org
FOWLER LEO J. Age 63. November 7, 2011. Beloved husband of Judy. Loving father of Dennis and Robert (Jennifer) and step-father of Jennifer (Chuck) Diamond, Christy (Craig) Hughes, and Rebecca (Nathan) Loosle. Proud grandfather of eight. Dear brother of Rosemary (Lee) Dillon, Ed, Barbara, Esther (Gary) Wicklan, Cathy (Mark) Maytlis, and Chuck. Dear brother of the late John and Helen. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation at Fred Wood Funeral Home, 36100 Five Mile Road (E. Of Levan), Livonia, Thursday 2-9 p.m. with 7 p.m. prayers. Funeral services will be held at St. John Bosco Catholic Church, 12100 Beech Daly Road, Redford, MI, Friday 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. Mass. Memorials to the Capuchin Monastery would be appreciated. Please share memories at Fredwoodfuneralhome.com.
GAULT RUTH E. age 87 died November 9, 2011. Beloved aunt of 14 nieces and nephews. Also survived by her loving extended family, neighbors and friends. Funeral from Lynch & Sons Funeral Home 340 Pontiac Trail Walled Lake (3 Blks. S. of Maple Rd.) Saturday 11 a.m. Rev. Taek Kim officiating. Friends may visit Friday 3-8 p.m. Memorials to the American Heart Association appreciated. Condolences at www.LynchFAMILYFuneralDirectors.com.
GENSIEWSKI EDWARD JOSEPH 80, of Branchland, WV, formerly of Detroit, Canton and Jonesville, Michigan passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2011. He was born November 30, 1930 in Detroit, a son of the late Vincent Gensiewski and Josephine Nawrot Gensiewski. He was the beloved husband of the late Elda Gensiewski, the devoted father of Patricia (the late Pete) Williamson, loving grandfather of Greg (Melinda) Artrip, proud Pappy of David Artrip, dear brother of Gertrude (Eugene) Szatkowski and Dorothy (the late Raymond) Szczypinski. He was preceded in death by brothers Steve and Leo (Helen) Gensiewski and by sister, Sophie (Tony) Kawa. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the US Army. Funeral Friday, 12:30 p.m. from the chapel of the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 42600 Ford Road, (west of Lilley). Family will receive visitors Friday 10:30 a.m. until time of service. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
GUMIELA LOUIS E. November 7, 2011. Age 81. Beloved husband of Josephine V. Loving father of Michael A (Lisa) Zalusky. Dear brother of Patricia Boetscher. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass Friday, 10:30 a.m. from the chapel of the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Road (south of Ann Arbor Trail). Family will receive visitors Thursday, 3-9 p.m., Prayer service at 6:45 p.m. Contributions to Karmanos Cancer Center or the charity of your choice. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
HALL GEORGE "BILL" November 9, 2011 age 82 of Plymouth. Loving father of Michael, Jeffrey, Kathleen (David) Cortez, Tim, and William. Dear brother of Doris (Donald) Abrams. Proud grandfather of Eric, Jessie, Christopher, Brandon, Melissa, Joshua, and Josh, and great-grandfather of Julia. Funeral service Monday 11 a.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 46401 W. Ann Arbor Rd. (between Sheldon and Beck) Plymouth. Visitation Sunday 2-9 p.m. Interment Glen Eden Memorial Park. To share memories please visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com.
HARBRUCKER ETHEL Age 92, passed peacefully Thursday, November 10, 2011. She is survived by her loving children Leonard (Carole) and Karen; grandchildren Scott (Ruth) Field and Natalie (Myron) Taber-Dover; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother Arthur Nash and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband Leonard. Visitation Sunday, November 13, from 2 - 8 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. Funeral services Monday, 11 am, at the funeral home.
HART THOMAS J. November 4, 2011, age 61 of Wixom. Beloved brother of Theodore (Leona), Kathleen (Roger) Linder, and Mary (Paul) Springer. Uncle of 11 and great-uncle of 11. Memorial Service Saturday 10 a.m. at the Uht Funeral Home, 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland, MI. Family requests memorials to American Heart Association, Alzheimers Association or National MPS Society. Please visit and sign a tribute at www.uhtfh.com.
HEINRICH HELEN M. Age 54, November 7, 2011, of Westland. Beloved daughter of Alice and the late John Heinrich. Dear sister of William (Linda) Heinrich, Echo (Mark) Garney, Dawn Weaver and Debra (Anthony) Henderson. Also leaves many nieces and nephews. Gathering at Vermeulen Funeral Home, 980 N Newburgh Rd. (btwn Ford and Cherry Hill), Westland Saturday 12 Noon until 2 p.m. Memorial Service. To share a memory, visit vermeulenfuneralhome.com
HOJNACKI HENRY November 8, 2011, age 93. Beloved husband of Helen for 72 years. Dear father of Tom (Pat) and Ken (Judith) Hojnacki. Dear grandfather of Christine, Barbara, Sally, Rachel and Ruth. Dear great-grandfather of seven great grandchildren. Dear brother of Irene Chmielewski and the late Harry Hoyne, Joe Hojnacki, Helen Maffeo and Albin Barbuzinski. Henry retired as a Captain of the Detroit Fire Department. World War II Veteran of the Air Force. Winter residence of Englewood, Florida and summer residence of Algonac, Michigan. Visitation Thursday 2-9 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Scripture Service at the Wasik Funeral Home, Inc. 49150 Schoenherr Rd. (N. of 22 Mile Rd.) Shelby Township. In state Friday 9:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass 10:00 a.m. at St. John Vianney Church, 54045 Schoenherr Rd. (N. of 24 Mile) Shelby Township. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.wasikfuneralhome.com
HORTON LOIS M. November 9, 2011. Age 87. Loving wife of the late Robert C. Dearest mother of JoAnn (Craig) Deuby, Rosemary Anzicek, Mary (Jack) Martin, Robert (Barbara), Therese (David) Racklyeft, Catherine, Ann (Martin) Nicholson, Joseph (Brenda). Also survived by 23 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Memorial visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. from L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 7707 Middlebelt Road (at Ann Arbor Trail). Memorial visitation Saturday 9 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 44800 Warren (W. of Sheldon Rd.) until time of Memorial service at 9:30 a.m. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com
JANSSEN ELEANOR "JANE" Age 94, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2011. She was born June 10, 1917 to Walter and Gladys (Snyder) Howard in Muskegon, MI. She was a graduate of Michigan State in Medical Technology. Jane was a member of Spring Lake Presbyterian Church in retirement. She was a Sunday school teacher for many years at Community Congregational Church in Lathrup Village, MI, active in the Woman's Association and Woman's Circle. One highlight for Jane was a mission trip to Haiti with Faith in Action International. She also loved gardening, Bible study, traveling and bird watching. She is survived by her children, Linda (Peter) Soroos of Santa Fe, NM, Doug Doering of Nunica, Carl (Betty) Doering of Nunica, Anne Doering of Albuquerque, NM, Ellen (Gregg) Stern of Santa Fe, NM, Jill Currie (Tom Haydu) of Sterling Heights, MI; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Ray Howard; and sister, Mary McKay. Jane was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, Wendell R. Doering, MD and Lee Janssen; and brothers George Howard, Robert Howard, and James Howard. The Memorial Service for Jane will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 12, 2011 at the Lee Chapel, Sytsema Funeral Homes, Inc., 6291 S. Harvey St., (231) 798-1100, with visitation one hour prior to the service, from 1-2 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to the Little Red House or Faith in Action International. You may sign the online guestbook at www.sytsemafh.com
JIDOV MARK JONATHAN of Loganville, Georgia; Went home to be with the God that he loved on November 1, 2011; age 56; Devoted son of James and Betty Jidov, Sr.; Also cherished by five siblings and seven nieces and nephews. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, November 12, 2011, 1:00 p.m. at Maranatha Baptist Church, 5790 Flemings Lake Road, Clarkston. Officiating Pastor Glen Currie. Interment has taken place at Glen Eden Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Mark's Mission, in care of James Jidov, Sr. Arrangements by the RIVERSIDE CHAPEL, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home, Waterford. Online guest book. www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
KALISH ISADORE Beloved brother of Ida (the late Charles) Chapin, Dr. Simon (the late Marjorie) Kalish and Dorothy (Louis) Willis. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. GRAVESIDE SERVICE 1:00 PM FRIDAY AT WORKMEN'S CIRCLE CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS WITH HEBREW MEMORIAL CHAPEL. (248) 543-1622. www.hebrewmemorial.org
KEATHLEY SARA K. Age 84, November 7, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Leo. Loving mother of Wayne (Delphine) Keathley. Proud grandmother of Russell and Audrey. Graveside committal Friday 10 a.m. at St. John Cemetery, Fraser. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
KELLY PATRICK P. age 71, November 7, 2011 of Shelby Twp. Beloved husband of Judy. Dear father of Philip (Jacqulyn) Kelly, Colleen (Alfred) Schultz, Patrick (Abigail) Kelly and Matthew (Michelle) Kelly. Loving grandfather of 15 grandchildren. Dear brother of Kathleen Kelly and Timothy Kelly. A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Rd. (3 blks. E. of Van Dyke) Utica. Memorial Gathering Friday 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials suggested to Detroit Special Olympics - Area 26, 3501 Hannan Road, Wayne, MI 48184. www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
KING MOTHER FLOSSIE Age 76, of River Rouge, passed November 5, 2011. Funeral today, Thursday, November 10 at 11 a.m. Family Hour 10:30 a.m. at New St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 21050 Ascension Ave., Warren, Rev. Toland J. Morgan, Pastor, Rev. Steve Lee, Eulogist.
KONOPKA EDWARD J. November 8, 2011. Age 91. Beloved husband of Baoqin Guo and the late Grace for 61 years. Loving father of Dr. Ron (Karen), Dr. Derek (Kate) and Susan (Dr. David) Giffin. Loving grandfather of Kristine, Katherine, Stacey, Erin, Peter and Rachel. Dearest brother of Eugenia (the late Dr. Edward) Bober. Visitation Friday 4-9 p.m. Scripture Service Friday 7:30 p.m., Funeral Saturday 10:00 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials to the Music Dept. at St. Luke Lutheran Church, Clinton Township, MI appreciated. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
KRALIK DAVID BRIAN November 6, 2011. Age 25. Suddenly. Beloved son of Albert and Joyce. Loving brother of Kelly (Mike) Walkowski and Carolyn (Bob) Beyer. Dear uncle of Kayla, Jessica and Lauren. Visitation at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, 13650 East Fifteen Mile Road (at Schoenherr) Thursday 2:00 pm to 9:00 p.m. with prayers 7:00 p.m. Funeral Friday at St. Issac Jogues Catholic Church, 21120 Madison, St. Clair Shores. In state 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10:00 a.m. Memories shared at www.bcfh.com
LAETHEM BRIAN P. 42, passed away on November 8, 2011 in Sterling Heights. He is the beloved son of Alfred and Erma (Sipos) Laethem and dear brother of Colleen Fleshood (Eric) of Orlando, Florida. Brian loved being an uncle to Shelby, Sydney, Dalton, Avery, and Aiden Fleshood, taking them to the . playground or water park, playing video games, and giving them horseback rides. He loved his German Shepherd Schnaps, and Peaches his cat. Brian was beloved by his many aunts, uncles, and cousins, with whom he maintained close relationships. Brian was an avid World War II history enthusiast and traveled extensively to battle sites in Europe. He loved camping, hunting, nature, and animals. He was a loyal friend and maintained friendships throughout his life. He was oftentimes quiet, but had a quick wit and would give you a good laugh. Visitation Friday 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. scripture service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile Rd). Funeral Saturday in state 9:30 a.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church 32000 Mound (Btw 13 and 14 Mile Rds) until time of Mass 10 a.m. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" @ WujekCalcaterra.com.
LASKIE DAVID Of Monroe County. November 3, 2011. Age 43. Loving father of Andrew and Alexander. Beloved son of Pamela Bennett. Dear grandson of Mildred Wanamaker. Dearest brother of two sisters and four brothers. Loved by many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Visitation Friday 2-3 p.m. with Service at 3 p.m. at Kernan Funeral Service, 1020 Fort St., Lincoln Park, 313-381-2345.