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Lana Riedel

Lana Riedel

Name: Lana M. Riedel

Age: 66

Hometown: Harbor Beach, MI

Funeral Date: October 26, 2014

Date of Birth: December 12, 1947

Date of Passing: October 22, 2014

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Services for Lana will be Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3 pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach, with Rev. Jay Barsaleau officiating. Cremation will follow with internment to be at Delaware Township Cemetery. Visitation for Lana will be Sunday beginning at 12 noon until time of services at 3 pm at the funeral home. Memorials can be given to the Family Discretionary Fund. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

Lana is survived by her husband Larry Riedel of Harbor Beach, daughters: Helen Bernetta of Ubly, and Delia Elizabeth McNeil and her husband Gary of Marlette, 12 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and siblings: Jim Reid of Cocoa Beach, FL, John Reid of Cocoa Beach, FL, Joe Reid of Stockbridge, and Peggy Baxter of Chelsea. She was preceded in death by a daughter Mary Katherine Riedel, and a brother Henry J. Reid.

Biography

LANA M. RIEDEL, age 66 of Harbor Beach, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at her home under hospice care, with her family by her side. She was born on December 12, 1947 in Bayonne, New Jersey, to the late Jim and Margaret (Squires) Reid. Lana and Larry Riedel were united in marriage on July 12, 1969 in St. John Catholic Church in Forestville. Lana enjoyed doing her embroidery and crafts and selling them at Farmers Markets in the area. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends.


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David Schafer

David Schafer

Name: David P. Schafer

Age: 53

Hometown: Bad Axe

Funeral Date: October 24, 2014

Date of Birth: September 03, 1961

Date of Passing: October 20, 2014

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM Friday, October 24, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Rev. Rodney Schwab, pastor will officiate with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Elkton. Friends may call at the Champagne Funeral Chapel, Elkton from 2 to 8 PM Thursday, and at the church after 12 noon Friday. Memorial gifts may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church and words of condolence may be shared at www.cfcelkton.com.

Family of the Deceased

Surviving are his parents, Donald and Elaine Schafer of Elkton; his brother, Donald Jr. (Patty) Schafer of Mt. Pleasant; three sisters, Debora (Dave) Jaworski of Bad Axe, Dianne Schafer of Elkton and Dawn Schafer of Elkton and her finance’, Jeff Schmidt; aunts and uncles, Robert (Shelia) Schafer, Shirley Hill; nieces and nephews, Kelly (Ryan) Errer, Chad (Kelly) Jaworski, Adam Jaworski, Samantha (Matthew) Jezierski, Garrett Schafer(his friend, Abby Jones), Grant, Alex and Noah Schafer, Janelle, Alexia, Garrett and Mason Schmidt and cousins, Ken and Kim Hill, Andrea and Billy Murawski and their children, Katelyn, Molly, Mitchell, Matthew and Ellen.

Biography

David P. Schafer, age 53 of Bad Axe received his wings, Monday October 20, as he was called home by our Lord. He was born September 3, 1961, in Bad Axe to Donald and Elaine (Hill) Schafer, grew up in Elkton and was a 1980 graduate of Laker High School. David worked many years at Axly Tool, Bad Axe. He then became a CENA and worked at the Huron County Medical Care Facility for a time, returning to the tool and die trade this time at Huron Tool, Bad Axe, until retiring in December of 2011 for health reasons. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Elkton. David loved spending time with his family, watching sports, always rooting for his favorite Michigan teams, the Lions, Tigers and U of M Wolverines. David was a gentle soul, always putting himself second to those he loved most. The love in his heart for his parents, family and friends went beyond understanding.


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Susan Deering

Susan Deering

Name: Susan Kay Deering

Age: 51

Hometown: Bad Axe

Funeral Date: October 24, 2014

Date of Birth: October 01, 1963

Date of Passing: October 20, 2014

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Services will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11 am. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church-St. Hubert Parish. Officiating will be Fr. Rob Howe, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Kaufman Funeral Home in Bad Axe on Thursday from 3-8 pm. or Friday at the church from 10 am. until the service time at 11 am. A scripture service will be offered on Thursday at 7 pm. At the funeral home.

Family of the Deceased

Survived by: Husband-Darrin Deering of Bad Axe, 1 daughter-Emily Deering and her boyfriend, Joe Elledge of Cass City. Mother-Dorothy Braden of Bad Axe. Mother-in-law-Doris Deering of Owendale. 1 sister-Sandra (Ray) Kinney of Bad Axe. 2 brothers-Daniel (Roxanne) Braden of Bad Axe. Bradley Braden and friend Mary Ann of Bad Axe. 1 brother-in-law-Dean Deering of Owendale. Several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends. Predeceased by: her father-Russell Braden.

Biography

Susan Kay Deering, age 51, of Bad Axe, passed away on Monday, October 20, 2014 at her home. She was born on October 1, 1963 in Bad Axe, daughter of Russell and Dorothy (Weber) Braden. She married Darrin Deering on August 1, 1987 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Sue was an avid worker with an employment record which includes: Braden Oil Company, Thumb Plastics-Regency, Leonard’s A & W, Franklin Inn, the Pilot House in Port Huron, the Huron Daily Tribune, Courtney Manor, Braden Tire & Service, and the Shoe Department. She enjoyed the beach, cross country, skiing, and spending time with her family and many friends who she has touched along the way with her sincere and giving spirit.


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Sharon Rice

Sharon Rice

Name: Sharon Jean Rice

Age: 61

Hometown: Huron Township

Funeral Date: October 27, 2014

Date of Birth: November 20, 1952

Date of Passing: October 20, 2014

Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home

Funeral Information

In keeping with Sharon’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a private service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be offered to Lakeview Extended Care in Harbor Beach or the National Parkinson Foundation. Condolences can be shared at www.macalpinefuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

Sharon is survived by her husband, Gary of 43 years; daughter Jessica Rice and special friend Tom of Royal Oak; sister Loretta (Larry) Biniecki of White Rock; brothers Alvin (Marge) Roggenbuck of Harbor Beach, Stanley (Barb) Roggenbuck of Harbor Beach, and Ken (Connie) Roggenbuck of Harbor Beach. Sharon was preceded in death by a son, John and a brother Steven Roggenbuck.

Biography

Sharon Jean Rice, 61, of Huron Township, passed away on October 20, 2014 at Lakeview Extended Care in Harbor Beach. Sharon was born on November 11, 1952 to the late Clem and Ruby (Morley) Roggenbuck in Harbor Beach. On December 5, 1970 Sharon married Gary F. Rice at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Harbor Beach. Sharon was a past member of the Kinde Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, played volleyball and softball in the ladies league in Kinde, was a member of the St. Edward’s Altar Society in Kinde, taught catechism for many years and was a Eucharistic minister. She loved spending time outdoors, talking long walks in the woods and fishing. Sharon enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.


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Francis Schultz Sr.

Francis Schultz Sr.

Name: Francis Schultz Sr.

Age: 84

Hometown: Pinnebog

Funeral Date: October 23, 2014

Date of Birth: January 11, 1930

Date of Passing: October 19, 2014

Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home

Funeral Information

A mass of Christian burial will take place on 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 23, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr. Robert Howe officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 22, from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the MacAlpine Funeral Home with scripture service at 7:00 p.m. and Knights of Columbus service at 7:30 p.m.; and on Thursday, at the church, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials may be offered to the Family Discretionary Fund. Condolences can be shared at www.macalpinefuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

Frank married the love of his life, Elaine Rose Mousseau on January 28, 1956 at St. Edward’s Catholic Church. They loved and raised five children: Francis of Bad Axe, Bob of Chesapeake, Virginia; Mark (Carolyn) of Bad Axe, Dan (Lori) of Orange Park, Florida; and Mary Ann (Bruce) Messing of Bad Axe. Blessed with fifteen grandchildren: Jason, Levi (Jessica), Rachelle Schultz; Savannah Schultz, Jodie Smith; Jennifer (Robert) Niec, Crystal Schultz, Kim (Dave) Roland, Brandon (Kylee) Schultz, Josh (Chrissy) Schultz, Shannon, Sabrina, Samantha Schultz, and Morgan and Hannah Messing. An extra blessing is his nine great-grandchildren: Xavier, Lydia, twins Edison and Sylvia, Cole, Tucker, Peyton, Miller and Eli. He is also survived by his sister, Mary Powers of Roseville, Michigan; brothers-in-law Maurice, Dave (Betty), Jerome (Diane), Joe (Theresa), Larry (Kathy), Dan (Jennifer); sisters-in-law Georgina Blach and Susanne (Tom) Stahl; and many beloved nieces and nephews. Also surviving is his feline companion, Lucky, who will truly miss him. Frank was preceded in death by brothers, Hubert, Lawrence and his infant brothers Cornelius and Timothy and his sister Catherine.

Biography

The Lord invited Francis (Frank) Schultz Sr. to Heaven on October 19, 2014, and Frank accepted this call and left his earth family to join his family in eternity. Frank was born on January 11, 1930 to the late Catherine (McCarren) and Hubert Schultz in their family home on Steibe Road in Pinnebog, Michigan. He was baptized at St. Felix Catholic Church and served the Lord at Masses as an altar boy. He attended rural school in Pinnebog. Frank’s high school years were spent at Bad Axe High School, where he graduated in 1947. Frank was a Liquid Fuel Distributer, owner of Schultz Oil Company. Frank was a dedicated member of the Knights of Columbus, Council #1546 for sixty-five years. He served as a treasurer for twenty-seven years and served as Grand Knight for two years. He was the last surviving member of the Fourth Degree Bishop Babcock Assembly #0487. Frank was also an active member of VFW post 116 in Bad Axe for the last seventeen years. Frank was also a longtime member of the Lions Club. Frank served in the U.S. Army from 1952-1954 during the Korean War. He was a parishioner at Sacred Heart – St. Hubert Parish of Bad Axe, serving as an usher, lector, Eucharistic Minister as well as on the Parish Council in the year’s past. Frank served his community as an executive associate with MacAlpine Funeral Home in Bad Axe for 20 years, always there to open the door, take you by the hand and make sure you felt welcome. A special part of MacAlpine’s has been missing since his retirement in 2012. Frank’s greatest joy in life was being surrounded by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Frank enjoyed traveling with his wife, Elaine on his many Korean War Veteran reunions throughout the U.S., even hosting one here in Bad Axe. Frank loved his trips to Hawaii, Las Vegas, and Italy. He also enjoyed his winter breaks in Florida where he learned to swim at the age of seventy! Frank will be truly missed by his family, friendly neighbors Frank and Shirley Delpiere, Lowell and Beth McDonald, and Paul and Cathy Lerash.


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Jacqueline Bond

 Jacqueline Bond

Name: Jacqueline E. Bond

Age: 66

Hometown: Caseville

Funeral Date: October 19, 2014

Date of Birth: February 25, 1948

Date of Passing: October 24, 2014

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Friday, October 24, at Champagne Funeral Chapel, Caseville with Rev. Fr Joseph Schabel officiating. Friends and family may call from 2 to 8 PM Thursday. Memorial gifts may be directed to the family and words of condolence may be shared at www.cfcCaseville.com.

Family of the Deceased

Jackie had many interests that include sewing, crafting and gardening. She especially enjoyed being with and cooking for her family and friends. Surviving are her children, Robin (Brian) Watts of Lake Orion, Nelson (Laura) Bond of Pigeon and Todd (Linda) Bond of Bay Port; grandchildren, Brianna, Lauren, Matthew, Andrew, Ryan, Shadow, Brandie and Cody; siblings, Norman (Betty) Shepherd of Columbus, IN, Suzanne (Michael) DeBeau of Lapeer, Nanette (Leonard) Oorbeck of Webster, FL, Cheryl Scott of Rose City, Larry (Kim) Lyter of Saginaw, Debbie, Brad, Cindy and Patty Shephard of Arizona. Her husband Nelson preceded her in death May 13, 2008

Biography

Jacqueline E. “Jackie” Bond age 66, of Caseville died Sunday, October 19, at her home after suffering a probable massive heart attack. She was born February 25, 1948 in Bay City to the late John and Charlotte (Sauve) Shephard and moved with her family to the Caseville in her teens. Jackie was a 1966 graduate of Caseville High School. She married her high school sweet heart, Nelson Bond October 8, 1966 at the Caseville RLDS Church. They made their home and raised their family in Caseville. Jackie was a CENA and did in home health care for the elderly, first with Courtney Manor, then Seasons Change before doing it on her own. Prior to nursing she had worked many jobs including waitressing and the seat belt mfg. in Bad Axe. She had a passion for learning, which led her back to school to get a degree as a medical office Assistant in 2006. She believed in it so much that she was embarking on a reading program to help children at the elementary level at Caseville Schools. Jackie had many interests that include sewing, crafting and gardening. She especially enjoyed being with and cooking for her family and friends.


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Thelma Moore

Thelma  Moore

Name: Thelma B. Moore

Age: 90

Hometown: Harbor Beach, MI

Funeral Date: October 25, 2014

Date of Birth: February 16, 1924

Date of Passing: October 10, 2014

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Cremation has taken place with a memorial service to be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 12:30 pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Dinner will immediately follow at the American Legion Hall of Harbor Beach.

Family of the Deceased

Thelma is survived by her brother George E. (Elva) Wadlow of Grafton, Il, sister Peggy (Gene) Ridenbark of Fieldon, IL, sister Suzy (Robert) Schmitz of Jerseyville, IL. She is also survived by children: daughter Jackie Cady of Harbor Beach, son Robert (Judy) Weller of Emmett, Judith Ovick of Port Huron, daughters: Sandy (John) Polkowski of Bethel, CT, Rebecca Bird of Houston, TX, step-daugthers: Lois (Loland) Fortenberry of Lambertville, Lorraine (Charles) Monroe of Clio and step-son Thomas (Debbie) Moore of Linden. She is survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brother Stewart Wadlow, sister Opal Molohan, and sister Anne DeSherlia, step-daughter Linda Arnold, Son-in-law James Ovick, son Timothy French, Daughter Cynthia Syzdlowski, Lona Grillos and grandsons Tyler Moore, George Ovick and John Polkowski.

Biography

Thelma B. Moore, age 90 of harbor Beach, passed away Friday, October 10, 2014 at Lakeview Extended Care and Rehab Center of the Harbor Beach Community Hospital. She was born in Jersey County, Illinois in 1924. She was the daughter of the late George and Irene (Cope) Wadlow. Thelma married Clare Moore on May 30, 1975 in Flint, where she resided until 2010. Clare preceded her in death in November 1996. Thelma enjoyed traveling, fishing, gardening, cooking and sewing along with spending time with her family.


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ROBERT DUTCHER

ROBERT DUTCHER

Name: ROBERT J. DUTCHER

Age: 89

Hometown: Harbor Beach

Funeral Date: October 23, 2014

Date of Birth: August 11, 1925

Date of Passing: October 19, 2014

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Mass for Bob will be Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 11 am at Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church, of the Holy Name of Mary Parish, with Fr. Edward Koniczka officiating. Cremation will follow at Sunset Valley Crematory, with Internment to take place at New Bay Port Cemetery. Visitation for Bob will be Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 4-8pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation on Thursday will be at the church beginning at 10 am until time of services at 11 am. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

Bob is survived by his brother Jerry Dutcher of Hope, sisters: Sarah Sprague of Bay Port and Jean Gunther of Caro, and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother John Dutcher, and sister June Dutcher.

Biography

ROBERT J. DUTCHER, age 89 of Harbor Beach, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Scheurer Hospital in Pigeon. He was born on August 11, 1925 in Bay Port to the late John and Elizabeth (Lambert) Dutcher. He and Francia Ginebra were united in marriage on July 1, 1954 in the Dominican Republic. She preceded him in death on April 14, 2014. Bob served in the US Marine Corps during World War II. Bob also graduated from the University of Detroit. Bob worked as a Construction Manager for Alcoa Construction all over the world including: Dominican Republic, Iowa, Indiana, South America, Pennsylvania, Mexico, Pittsburgh, Trinidad and Brazil. He was a member of the Harbor Beach Rotary Club where he was a Past President, Treasurer for many years, and was a Paul Harris Fellow. He also was a past Captain of the USCG Auxiliary in Maine and Michigan. He enjoyed flying radio controlled airplanes, golfing and fishing.


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ROBERT SCHAVE

ROBERT SCHAVE

Name: ROBERT F. SCHAVE

Age: 74

Hometown: Port Hope, MI

Funeral Date: October 22, 2014

Date of Birth: February 15, 1940

Date of Passing: October 19, 2014

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Services for Bob will be Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 1pm at the St. John Lutheran Church of Port Hope, with Rev. Henry Hales officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Visitation for Bob will be on Wednesday, at the church from 10 am until time of services at 1 pm. Arrangements are being handled by the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his wife Linda Schave of Port Hope, and children: Greg Schave and his wife Denee of Port Hope, Rhonda King of Port Hope, and Todd Schave and his wife Tammy of Port Hope, 8 grandchildren, and brothers: Ken Schave and his wife Janet of Port Hope, Gary Schave of Port Hope, and sister-in-law Nancy Schave of New York. Bob was preceded in death by a brother Donald Schave and sister-in-law Joyce Schave.

Biography

ROBERT F. SCHAVE, age 74 of Port Hope, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Saginaw, Michigan. He was born on February 15, 1940 in Port Hope to the late Floyd and Frieda (Schubring) Schave. Bob Served in the US Army from 1958 until 1961, serving in the Korean Conflict. He and Linda Breskey were united in marriage on November 2, 1963 in Port Hope. Bob was a member of St. John Lutheran Church of Port Hope and a life member of the AmVets of Port Hope. Bob loved running his backhoe, and enjoyed working on crossword puzzles and spending time with family and friends.


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Mildred Britt Schuette

Mildred Britt Schuette

Name: Mildred M. Britt Schuette

Age: 73

Hometown: Pigeon

Funeral Date: October 23, 2014

Date of Birth: February 07, 1941

Date of Passing: October 18, 2014

Funeral Home: Meyersieck-Bussema Funeral Home

Funeral Information

The Funeral Service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, with Rev. James A. Gorsegner, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Those wishing to give a memorial donation may consider the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation, the Pigeon Lions Club, or St. John’s Lutheran Church. Memories may be shared online at meyersieckbussemafuneralhome.com VISITATION AT MEYERSIECK-BUSSEMA FUNERAL HOME, PIGEON: Tuesday, October 21 6 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 22 2 – 8:00 p.m. AND AT ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, PIGEON: Thursday, October 23 10:00 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m.

Family of the Deceased

She is survived by three children, Todd and Connie Schuette of Bay Port, Tim and Mary Jo Schuette of Pigeon, and Julia Schuette and companion Marc Bernier of Brooklyn, New York; five grandchildren: Jessica and Jeff Zarnke, Kacie Schuette, Michael Schuette, Peter Schuette, and Marc Schuette; two great-grandchildren, Aubrey and Austin Zarnke; sisters, Jeannie Hatlas of Owendale and Colleen (Jerry) Chaplinski of Filion; brother, Arthur (Laurie) Britt of Caseville; in-laws, Noel (Ron) Wichert, Harvey (Doris) Schuette, and Diane Schuette, all of Pigeon, and Lorraine Metzger of Owendale; uncle and aunt, Phil and Violet Musselman; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter Christine; and in-laws, Genevieve Schuette Buschlen and Arnold Schuette, Jr.

Biography

Mildred M. Britt Schuette, 73 of Pigeon, passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Covenant Cooper Hospital in Saginaw. Born in Sebewaing on February 7, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Charlotte (Musselman) Britt, and graduated from Pigeon High School. On November 1, 1958 she was united in marriage to Orville Charles Schuette at the First Methodist Church in Pigeon. They had been married 52 years when Orville passed away on November 27, 2010. Mildred was a proud and enthusiastic supporter of her home community of Pigeon. She enjoyed golfing and was a member of Scenic Golf & Country Club. She was a member of the Pigeon Jaycettes, and was an active supporter of the Pigeon Lions Club for many years. Along with her husband Orville, she owned the Pigeon IGA Foodliner since 1975, and after his death, continued to be active in the business until illness prevented her from doing so. Mildred was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Pigeon.


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Bessie Kirsch

Bessie Kirsch

Name: Bessie Lauretta Kirsch

Age: 70

Hometown: Port Hope, MI.

Funeral Date: October 18, 2014

Date of Birth: February 01, 1944

Date of Passing: October 13, 2014

Funeral Home: Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Bess’s family wish to invite all those who knew and loved her to a memorial mass at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Holy Name of Mary Parish in Helena, MI with Father William Spencer officiating and dinner to follow at the Parish Center. Care has been entrusted to the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home in Ubly. Please visit www.smigielskifuneralhomes.com to express your sympathy and sign the guest book for Bess’s family.

Family of the Deceased

Bess is survived by her husband, Donald, and their children, Thomas and Bridget Kirsch of Harbor Beach; Larry Kirsch of Washington D.C.; Laurie Kirsch and Matthew Sprecher of Washington Township, MI; Patrick and Satoko Kirsch of Osaka, Japan; and Wendy and Paul Siemen of Grand Blanc, MI. Grandchildren include Dustin (Sylinia), Terrance (Carolyn Enck), Amanda (Brandon Haney), Luke and Jacob Kirsch; Meg Kirsch and Bryce & Madison Wagner; Mackenzie, Sophie and Luca Sprecher; Taro and Hana Kirsch; Clara Bess Siemen; and great-grandchildren Jagur and Lucas. Bess is also survived by her brother Lloyd (Betty) Schumacher and sisters Arlene Martin and Jane (Ronald) Volmering and sister-in-law Jacqueline Volmering. Bess was predeceased by her son Terrance; daughter-in-law, Stacy Kirsch; brother, Thomas Schumacher; sister, Ann Uicker and brother-in-laws Richard Martin and Raymond Volmering.

Biography

Mrs. Bessie Lauretta Kirsch passed away Monday, October 13, 2014, encircled by her husband and children at her home in Port Hope, MI. Bess’s positive outlook on life remained throughout her cancer diagnosis, and she was quick to say she lived a good life as she reflected on her 70 years. She was born on February 2, 1944 in Harbor Beach, MI, the daughter of the late Raymond and Laura Schumacher. Bess attended the Pumpkin Center Country School and Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School of Ruth, MI and Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic School of Harbor Beach and graduated from Harbor Beach High School in 1961 as a member of the first class to graduate in the school’s new gymnasium. On February 3, 1962, Bess and Donald Kirsch were joined in joyful matrimony at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Ruth. In their 52 loving years of marriage, they raised 6 children on their sheep farm in Sherman Township before moving to Port Hope in 1995 where she spent countless hours gardening and was known for living ‘in the house with all of the flowers.' Gardening was one of Bess’s talents; she was also an excellent cook who welcomed everyone to the table and a well-read and interesting conversationalist who loved to take pictures at family gatherings. Family and friends of Bess had a standing invitation to her annual Fourth of July picnic where the food was always plentiful and the town’s parade could be seen from the front yard.


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Arthur Pechette

Arthur Pechette

Name: Arthur John Pechette

Age: 69

Hometown: Port Austin

Funeral Date: October 18, 2014

Date of Birth: October 08, 1945

Date of Passing: October 14, 2014

Funeral Home: Charles Step Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Visitation Friday October 17th from 1-8 pm with Funeral Service Saturday 11 am at Charles R. Step Funeral Home, 18425 Beech Daly Road. Redford, MI 48240 (between 6 & 7 Mile). Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery, Livonia. Contributions to Our Lady of Loretto Church would be appreciated. Condolences to CharlesStepFuneralHome.com

Family of the Deceased

Son of the late Pete and Geraldine Pechette. Brother of Jeri (Wayne) Ferriby, Ken (Fran) Pechette, and the late Pete. Also leaves nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.

Biography

Pechette, Arthur John. Age 69. Born October 8, 1945. Originally From Port Austin. Beloved husband of Jeannie. Dear father of Justin, Nick (Emily) Pechette, and Josh Hancock. Loving grandfather of 7. Member Plumbers Local Union 98 for 17 years and GM American Axle and Power Train for 29 years.


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Gloria Aldis

Gloria Aldis

Name: Gloria Aldis

Age: 50

Hometown: Bad Axe

Funeral Date: October 25, 2014

Date of Birth: December 04, 1963

Date of Passing: October 14, 2014

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11 am. at the Victory in Christ Community Church in Bad Axe. Friends may call at the church on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 10 am. until the service time at 11 am. Arrangements by the Kaufman Funeral Home in Bad Axe.

Family of the Deceased

Survived by: husband-Howard Aldis of Bad Axe 1 daughter-Nichole Aldis of Elkton 3 sons-Wayne Aldis of Ubly David Aldis of Bad Axe Eric Aldis of Bad Axe mother-Lucille Gusa of Minden City mother-in-law-Ella Mae Allen 2 brothers-Rich (Annette) Gusa of Ruth Andrew (Jeanne) Gusa Jr. of Ubly 1 sister-Marge Howard of Palms her loving granddaughter-Larissa Dorsch of Kinde. Predeceased by: father-Andrew Gusa 2 brothers-Joseph Gusa and Donald Gusa 2 sisters-Shirley Gusa and Linda Queen.

Biography

Gloria Aldis, age 50, of Bad Axe, passed away on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on December 4, 1963 in Harbor Beach. She married Howard Aldis on August 25, 1984 in Parisville. Gloria had a fondness for blue herons and for worshiping the Lord through music and through scripture. She enjoyed gardening, stain glassing, walking through the woods looking for morel mushrooms and asparagus, and spending time with her children, granddaughter, & friends.


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Marjorie Dickinson

Marjorie Dickinson

Name: Marjorie E. Dickinson

Age: 78

Hometown: Cass City, MI

Funeral Date: November 09, 2014

Date of Birth: April 18, 1936

Date of Passing: October 11, 2014

Funeral Home: Kranz Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral service held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 9, 2014 in Cass City United Methodist Church, MI with Rev. Jackie Roe officiating. Interment will be in Elkland Township Cemetery. Pallbearers for Mrs. Dickinson will be her nieces and nephews: Kevin and Clarice Robinson, Becky and Kevin O'Connor, and Larry and Sharon Robinson. Memorials may be made to Cass City United Methodist Church or Bay Shore Camp, MI. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com. Visitation: 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, MI.

Family of the Deceased

Marjorie is survived by her children: Daniel (Janelle) Dickinson of Cass City, Elizabeth Dickinson of Holland, Jane (Del) Kostanko of Woodland; grandchildren: Curtis, Macy, Lauren, Samuel and Lilia; several nieces and nephews; brother-in-law, Richard (Mary Lee) Turner. She is preceded in death by her brother, Daniel East.

Biography

Marjorie E. Dickinson, 78, of Cass City,MI died following a short illness Saturday, October 11, 2014 in United Hospice of Marlette Residence Center, Marlette, MI. She was born April 18, 1936 in Richmond, MI to Merle and Gertrude (Evans) East. She married Curtis Harlan Dickinson July 6, 1957 in Richmond, MI. He died October 17, 2006. As a co-op student Marge worked for General Telephone Company as a telephone operator. After graduation from Richmond High School in 1953 she was transferred to Cass City, MI and became the Chief Operator. Marjorie left General Telephone in 1962 when they converted to a dial system. She chose to stay home and begin her family. In 1978 Marjorie took a job with Pinney State Bank as a teller and worked until her retirement in 1993. She was a very active member of Cass City United Methodist Church and Trinity United Methodist before that. At one time she was director of Christian Education and has been an active member of United Methodist Women. Marjorie enjoyed coin collecting, gardening, knitting and many various crafts. She enjoyed baking but not cooking. When the family was young they shared many great camping trips making wonderful memories for her children. Marjorie was an avid Detroit Tiger Baseball fan and loved watching the grandchildren's sports events.


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