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Lynn Morgan

Lynn Morgan

Name: Lynn D. Morgan

Age: 70

Hometown: Bay Port

Funeral Date: August 22, 2022

Date of Birth: July 19, 1952

Date of Passing: August 17, 2022

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A memorial service will be at 1:00pm Saturday, August 27th at the Champagne Funeral Chapel in Pigeon with interment in Caseville Twp Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11:00am Saturday and continue until the time of the service. www.ChampagneFuneralChapel.com

Family of the Deceased

Lynn is survived by her daughter Melissa Nelson of Harbor Beach; grandchildren Derek Daniels, Zachary Daniels, and Nadine Nelson; brothers Samuel “Paul,” Mark and Brett Morgan; special friend Rodney Heck and his children Andrea Heck, Thera (William) Harder, and Meaghan Heck, and his grandchildren Annalise Harder, Avery Harder and Cameron Teeples.

Biography

Lynn D. Morgan, 70, of Bay Port, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at home under hospice care. Lynn was born July 19, 1952 in Pigeon to the late Samuel and Thera (Pitcher) Morgan. She graduated in 1970 from Caseville High School. She moved to Pinconning in the early 1980's to help with the family’s commercial fishing business. Eventually she started her own re-sale business called the Bargain Barn in Pinconning. She also lived for summer when it was time to sell her treasures at flea markets all over the state. She had a love for all animals. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family. She also could never pass up a good garage sale.


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Douglas Glaza

Douglas Glaza

Name: Douglas S Glaza

Age: 56

Hometown: Bad Axe, MI

Funeral Date: August 19, 2022

Date of Birth: September 13, 1965

Date of Passing: August 16, 2022

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 11 am at St. Hubert Parish – Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Bad Axe. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2022 from 2 – 8 pm at the Kaufman Funeral Home in Bad Axe or Friday at the church from 10 am until the service time at 11 am. The family would like to send a special thanks to A & D Hospice, especially Heather; also friends Pat and Stephanie for the loving care they gave to him. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.kaufmanfuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

Doug is survived by his wife, Donna Glaza of Bad Axe; son, Eric (Nikki) Glaza of Bad Axe, and daughter, Ashley (Brett) Metzger of Ubly; his parents, Lawrence and Delores Glaza of Ubly; mother-in-law, Janet Volmering of Parisville; two brothers, Allan (Rachel) Glaza of Ubly and Todd (Brooke) Glaza of Colorado; two sisters, Cindy (Jeff) Rochefort of Bad Axe and Amy (Cory) Peruski of Ubly; and four grandchildren, Chase and Brooks Glaza of Bad Axe and Roselynn and Clay Metzger of Ubly. He was preceded in death by his Father-in-law Clifford Volmering.

Biography

Douglas S. Glaza, age 56, of Bad Axe, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at home surrounded by his family. Doug was born on September 13, 1965 in Bad Axe, son of Lawrence and Delores (Puvalowski) Glaza. He graduated from Ubly High School in 1983 and married Donna Volmering on September 28, 1985 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Parisville. Doug had a dedicated career as an employee at Dow AgroSciences (Corteva) for nearly 35 years. He was a devoted husband, son, and a loving father and grandfather. Doug enjoyed being on the golf course, in the woods, or at the campground spending time with family and friends. His biggest blessings in life were his grandchildren. He loved to spoil them with eating ice cream, watching their favorite TV shows, and going for golf cart rides.


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Virgina Kriete

Virgina Kriete

Name: Virgina Irene Kriete

Age: 88

Hometown: Harbor Beach

Funeral Date: August 18, 2022

Date of Birth: April 22, 1934

Date of Passing: August 11, 2022

Funeral Home: Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Mss of Christian burial will be Thursday, August 18 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church in Harbor Beach. Rev. Kevin Wojciechowski, pastor, will officiate. Per Virginia’s wishes, cremation will follow. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 17 at the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home, Ubly MI. from 2:00-8:00 pm and Thursday at Our Lady of Lake Huron Church from 10:00-10:45 a.m. Please visit www.smigielskifuneralhomes.com to express you sympathy and sign the guest book.

Family of the Deceased

Virginia is survived by her husband, John “Jack” Kriete of Harbor Beach; her children, Tammy (Jeffrey) Mosey, Karen (Christopher) Diehl, Paul (Shelly) Siemen; one daughter-in-law, Vikki Siemen; her step children, Patricia (John) Martin, Michael Kriete, Margaret Kriete, Brian (Liz Weening) Kriete and Suzanne Doyle. She was preceded in death by son, Gary Siemen, sisters, Margaret (Elmer) Karges, Jane (Norbert) Rychlik, brothers, Leo (Elenore) Pyrek, Eugene Pyrek, Richard (Joanna) Pyrek and Aloise Pyrek; step children, Mary (Edgar) Gonzalez, Kevin (Eileen) Kriete.

Biography

Virginia Irene Kriete, 88, went to be with her heavenly family August 11, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Saginaw Michigan. She was born April 22, 1934 to the late Casimer and Martha Pyrek. She married Raymond William Siemen October 25, 1952. He preceded her in death on August 7, 1989. Virginia was lucky enough to fall in love again and married John (Jack) Kriete April 18, 1995. Virginia enjoyed visiting with all their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was an exceptionally good sport at playing cards with the little ones, they always seemed to win which made her the favorite. Her table centerpiece included a dish of goodies, many times homemade. She loved to cook, bake and host family parties. When Virginia married John, her family grew and so did her heart. During their 27 years of marriage they spent time boating and traveling. Virginia enjoyed her time at her home in Harbor Beach watching the birds and squirrels on her back patio or painting in her art room. She was a member of Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church, Holy Name of Mary Parish in Harbor Beach and the Port Sanilac Lions Club. Her love of animals inspired her to support the Leader Dogs for the Blind.


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Donna Lawitzke

Donna Lawitzke

Name: Donna L. Lawitzke

Age: 79

Hometown: Port Hope

Funeral Date: August 17, 2022

Date of Birth: October 16, 1942

Date of Passing: August 11, 2022

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Services for Donna will be Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 11 am, at Zion Lutheran Church, with Rev. Matthew Durance officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Visitation for Donna will be Tuesday, from 4-8pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation on Wednesday 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

Donna is survived by her husband Art Lawitzke of Port Hope, children: Scott Lawitzke of Vassar, Karen (Eric) Jefferies of Hersey, 8 grandchildren: Levi (AnnaDella), Caleb, Tirzah, Salem, Noel, Marah, Titus, Carver, great grandchild Henry, and her sister Carol (Gary) Pawlitz of Macomb. She was preceded in death by her brother David McCollum and sister Nancy Beyer.

Biography

Donna L. Lawitzke, age 79 of Port Hope, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2022 at her home. She was born on October 16, 1942 Detroit, to the late Wendell and Alda (Kriewall) McCollum. Donna was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church in Port Hope. Donna and Arthur Lawitzke were united in marriage on May 31, 1969 in St. John Lutheran Church, Port Hope. Donna was a teacher in South Haven and Port Hope for 28 years. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. She enjoyed scrapbooking, board games, especially scrabble, hosting bible study, and most of all her grandchildren.


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Martin Oglenski

Martin Oglenski

Name: Martin L. Oglenski

Age: 67

Hometown: Harbor Beach

Funeral Date: August 15, 2022

Date of Birth: June 24, 1955

Date of Passing: August 10, 2022

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Mass for Marty will be Monday, August 15, 2022 at 11 am at Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church, of the Holy Name of Mary Parish, with Fr. Kevin Wojciechowski officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation for Marty will be on Sunday, from 2-8 pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation on Monday will be at the church, beginning at 10 am until time of services at 11 am. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will take place Sunday, at 6:30 pm, followed by a Parish Vigil Service at 7pm in the funeral home. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his wife Deborah Oglenski of Harbor Beach, children: Jennifer (Jobe) Capling of Harbor Beach, Christine (Nick) Roggenbuck of Harbor Beach, Nichole (Paul) Schulte of Mooresville, North Carolina, Rachel (Douglas) Morgan of Harbor Beach, John (Whitney) Oglenski of Kinde, Dan Oglenski of Harbor Beach, 11 grandchildren: Airyn Arntz, Brynlee, Colton Roggenbuck, Aubrey, Chase, Hayden Schulte, Nora, Elise, Quinn Capling, Deborah, Natalie Morgan, his brother Stephen (Deborah) Oglenski of Grand Blanc, his mother & father-in-law: Gladys & Kenneth Mosey, Brothers and sisters-in-law: Steven Mosey, Michael (Barb) Mosey, Jeffrey (Tammy) Mosey, Deanna (Henry) Mosey, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother Thomas Oglenski, and a niece Erin Modrzynski.

Biography

Martin L. Oglenski, age 67 of Harbor Beach, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2022, in Plymouth, Michigan. He was born on June 24, 1955 in Detroit to the late John and Anne (Nowakowski) Oglenski. He and Deborah Mosey were united in marriage on May 31, 1975, at Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church in Harbor Beach. He graduated from Ferris State University with his automotive mechanic degree. Marty owned and operated Harbor Beach Sunoco/Marty's Auto Care for 41 years, 39 years with his dear late friend Dave Guitar, before retiring in March of 2021. Marty was a member of Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council 11432, the Huron Aviation Club, the Harbor Beach Conservation Club, and the Harbor Beach Gun Club. Marty was a pilot and loved to participate in the Dawn patrol and the candy drop every year. He enjoyed Monday Night bowling, snowmobiling, bear hunting, deer hunting, and coffee at his morning Bible Club.


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Frederick Roggenbuck

Frederick Roggenbuck

Name: Frederick A. Roggenbuck

Age: 86

Hometown: Harbor Beach

Funeral Date: August 16, 2022

Date of Birth: October 29, 1935

Date of Passing: August 10, 2022

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Visitation for Fred will be on Monday, from 2-8pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation on Tuesday, will be at St. Peter's Catholic Church of Mt. Clemens, from 9:30 am until time of service at 10:30 am. Funeral Mass for Fred will be Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 10:30 am at St. Peter's Catholic Church, 95 Market St., Mt. Clemens, MI 48043. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

Fred is survived by his wife Carol Roggenbuck of Harbor Beach, his children: Timothy (Liz) Roggenbuck of New York, David Roggenbuck of Alabama, Gary (Cindy) Roggenbuck of Macomb, Judy (Jim) Streu of Pinckney, Karen Phillips of Attica, Joan (Rolf) Plumhoff of Shelby Towship, Amy Roggenbuck of Alabama, step-child Sally (Mike) Peters of Wyoming, many grandchildren and great grandchildren, sister Beatrice (Mike) Kubacki of Onaway, and Step Children: Chris Roggenbuck, Kevin Roggenbuck, Keith Roggenbuck, Jeff Roggenbuck, and Cathy Roggenbuck-Hellenbeck. He was preceded in death by a daughter: Cynthia (Fred) Anthony, granddaughter Tanya Kluger, and his siblings: Esther Marie, Rita, Loretta Rose, Clemens, Chester, Jean Ann, Thomas, Barbara, and Richard.

Biography

Frederick A. Roggenbuck, age 86 of Harbor Beach, formerly of Mt. Clemens, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at his home, under hospice care. He was born on October 29, 1935 in Harbor Beach, to the late Edward and Rose (Lorkowski) Roggenbuck. Fred and Arlene Ann Messing were united in marriage on September 7, 1957. She preceded him in death on March 24, 1980. Fred was proud of the work he did and the home he built. In 1969, they moved from Detroit to his home in Mt. Clemens. On June 26, 1981 he and Delores Faircloth were united in marriage. She preceded him in death on June 19, 2016. Fred worked as a tool and dye maker for many years, including making his own inventions and became quite the entrepreneur. On September 14, 2018, Fred and Carol Roggenbuck were united in marriage. Fred was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Mt. Clemens and the Richmond Sportsmen Club, where he enjoyed shooting skeet and trap. He enjoyed hunting, wood working, family dinners, and his dogs.


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William Eick

William Eick

Name: William R Eick

Age: 91

Hometown: Harbor Beach, MI

Funeral Date: August 15, 2022

Date of Birth: August 29, 1930

Date of Passing: August 10, 2022

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Services for William Eick will be Monday, August 15, 2022 at 1 pm at Zion Lutheran Church, with Rev. Matthew Durance, officiating. Burial will follow in Christ Lutheran Cemetery in Hadley on Tuesday. Visitation for Bill will be on Sunday, from 2-8pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation on Monday will be at the church, beginning at 12 pm until time of services at 1 pm. A scripture service will take place Sunday, at 7 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Zion Lutheran Church or School, Lutheran Hour Ministries or the Harbor Beach Hospital Foundation. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his children: Barbara Benford of Spring Arbor, Robert (Kimm) Eick of Fort Gratiot, Sharon Richardson of Bay City, James (Carol) Eick of Fort Gratiot, 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Bill was preceded in death by his sister Audrey Tatu. Funeral

Biography

William R. Eick, age 91 of Harbor Beach, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at his home, under hospice care. He was born on August 29, 1930 in Lapeer to the late Walter & Lela (Ronald) Eick. Bill was baptized on September 21, 1930 and confirmed on June 13, 1943 at Christ Lutheran Church in Goodrich. He and Shirley Swinehart were united in marriage on June 19, 1954 in Hadley, she preceded him in death on November 16, 1997. Bill worked at Harbor Beach High School from 1953-1999. He assisted with the FFA program for 7 years, and 39 years as the Guidance Counselor. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, where he was a past Chairperson, Trustee, Elder, Usher, sat on the Board of Education, a member of the Lutheran Layman League and helped with the Lutheran Hour Ministries. He was one of the Founders of the Harbor Beach Hospital Foundation, was a member of the Jaycees, and was part of the Chain Gang for Home Football Games.


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Betty Jo Schuman

Betty Jo Schuman

Name: Betty Jo Schuman

Age: 95

Hometown: Bad Axe,MI

Funeral Date: August 14, 2022

Date of Birth: November 05, 1926

Date of Passing: August 10, 2022

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 14, 2022 from 2 – 6 P.M. at the Kaufman Funeral Home in Bad Axe. A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 15, 2022 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Kinde with visitation from 10 A.M. until the time of service at 11 A.M. Burial will be in the Verona Cemetery. Memorials may be offered St. Peters Lutheran Church Building Fund Kinde, Michigan or any public library. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.kaufmanfuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

Betty Jo is survived by one son, Kirk A. Schuman of Bad Axe and two daughters, Marian K. Schuman of Bad Axe and Laura A. Bane of Caneyville, KY. One brother, Milton (Judith Wagester) Etzler of Port Austin. One sister, Arvilla (Etzler) Schuman of Bad Axe. Betty Jo is survived by her very good friend of long standing Mildred Mason. Also many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews as well as several cousins; the second tolerated house dog “Stella”. She was preceded in death by the following: her infant sister, Annabelle J. Etzler; parents Reuben & Helena Etzler; parents-in-law William and Matilda (Thuemmel) Schuman; sister & brother-in-law William (Jack) & Evelyn (Schuman) Ruby; brother-in-law Donald Schuman; son-in-law Terry (Strawberry) Bane; special cousin Maxine (Witherspoon) Teschendorf; and husband Harold William Schuman. Also first tolerated house dog “Sparky”.

Biography

Betty Jo Schuman, age 95, of Bad Axe, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at the Huron County Medical Care Facility. Betty Jo was born on November 5, 1926 in Dwight Township to the late Reuben and Helena (Moeller) Etzler. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Kinde. She married Harold William Schuman on May 10, 1952 at their shared church in Kinde. He preceded her in death on May 19, 2011. Betty Jo was a proud graduate of the Eddie rural school; Bad Axe High School (1944); and Michigan State College (1984) with a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics. Betty Jo began her career as the Home Demonstration Agent (later the title was changed to the Extension Home Economist) for Saginaw County teaching the women of the area the essentials of homemaking…child care, cooking, canning, freezing, sewing and a myriad other skills. During this time she was a 4-H judge for the Saginaw County Fair. After her marriage to Harold, her career turned to teaching high school Home Economics. Her first teaching position was with the Owendale school system. She continued her teaching career at Port Hope, Harbor Beach, and substitute taught at Ubly, eventually ending her career at Port Hope. Betty Jo was also a 4-H leader. She had a gift for teaching evident by the skills her students and children possess that have shaped successful adults. Betty Jo had many and varied interests and hobbies. She was a skilled cake baker and decorated many cakes for family occasions. Christmas cookie baking and decorating them was a time to include her children in the activity. Garment sewing was a passion; she had said her grandfather told her if she sewed on a Sunday she would tear it out with her nose on Monday! Her interest in genealogy lead her to visit numerous court houses in the State. Gardening, including a fruit orchard, may not have been a passion but a necessity to feed a family. Leisure time was filled with reading mysteries, knitting, crochet and other needle work activities.


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Beverly Grifka

Beverly Grifka

Name: Beverly Grifka

Age: 75

Hometown: Cass City, MI

Funeral Date: August 13, 2022

Date of Birth: June 07, 1947

Date of Passing: August 07, 2022

Funeral Home: Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home

Funeral Information

The Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 am, Saturday, August 13, 2022 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Good Shepherd Parish in Argyle. Rev. Nathan Harburg, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home in Ubly on Friday from 3:00-8:00 pm and Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic church from 10:00-11:00 am. There will be a parish vigil service Friday evening at 7:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials for Beverly may be directed to a charity of the donor’s choice or to her family, care of her husband, Richard. Please visit www.smigielskifuneralhomes.com to express your sympathy and sign the guest book for Beverly’s family.

Family of the Deceased

Beverly is survived by her husband, Richard “Dick” of Ubly’ her sons, Darrin (Tammy), Brian (Wanda), Jason (Sharon); her grandchildren, Andria and Rob, Jessica (Cody), Amber (Tim), Keegan, Nicholas and Katelyn, Anthony (Kendra), Chenese and Dalton, Aerianne (Tony), Derrick and Danielle, Zachary and Ashley, Jarrod, Shannon (Jonathon); 14 great grandchildren with #15 due in January; sisters, Janet (Dan) McNally, Nancy (Bert) Dore; one brother, Dale (Linda) Darr; one brother-in-law, Ken Janowiak; two sisters-in-law, Eleanor Franzel and Alice (Fred) Pallas; many nieces and nephews; many beloved friends. She was preceded in death by her beloved son, Kevin; one sister, Caroline Janowiak; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Enoch and Selma Grifka; one sister-in-law, Beatrice (Cliff) Ross; three brothers-in-law, Joseph (Bernice) Grifka, Jerome Franzel and Elmer Grifka.

Biography

Mrs. Beverly Grifka, 75 of Ubly passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022 at her residence. Beverly was born on June 7, 1947 in Cass City to the late Anthony and Florence (Pallas) Darr. She married Richard Grifka on November 7, 1964. Beverly was a parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Good Shepherd Parish in Argyle where she as also a member of the St. Joseph Altar Society and a lay minister. She was employed at the Ubly Seatbelt factory. Beverly worked for Deckerville Die Form from 1982 through 2007. She was also employed at the Cass City Stockyard Restaurant. She was a member of the Thumb Buds Garden Club for 15 years. She loved gardening, especially her flower gardens. She enjoyed making wine, famously named Bevie’s Cock-A-Doodle-Doo. She was given the gift of sewing and made some of the most beautiful quilts around.


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Alice Hazzard

Alice Hazzard

Name: Alice M Hazzard

Age: 81

Hometown: Bad Axe, MI

Funeral Date: August 12, 2022

Date of Birth: April 01, 1941

Date of Passing: August 07, 2022

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A funeral mass will be 11:00am Friday, August 12th at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Bad Axe with Fr. TJ Fleming presiding. Visitation will be 2-6 Thursday at the Champagne Funeral Chapel in Pigeon. www.ChampagneFuneralChapel.com

Family of the Deceased

Alice is survived by husband Wayne; children Ken (special friend Annette Pechette) of Caseville, Rose (special friend Jim Dondineau) of Filion and Mary (special friend David Bartig) of Port Huron; step children Marci (Mark) Dombrowski and David Hazzard; grandchildren Ken (Samantha), Josh (Sara), Melissa (Dave), Jennifer, Meghan, Danielle, Jennifer and Michael; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband Allen Convery, son William Convery, brother William Denison and grandson Jacob Moolhuizen.

Biography

Alice M. Hazzard, 81, of Bad Axe, formerly of Caseville and Utica, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022 at home under hospice care. Alice was born April 1, 1941 in Mt. Clemens to the late Kenneth and Margaret (Westlake) Denison. She graduated from St. Lawrence High School in 1959. On May 1, 1972 she married Wayne Hazzard in Sterling Heights. She worked as a school bus driver for Utica Schools and retired from Walmart. She was an active member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, where she was the former president of the Women’s Society, and St. Hubert Parish. She volunteered with the Huron County Sheriff’s office Victim Advocate Program.


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Mildred Plevnia

Mildred Plevnia

Name: Mildred "Virginia" Plevnia

Age: 89

Hometown: Bad Axe

Funeral Date: August 13, 2022

Date of Birth: September 20, 1932

Date of Passing: July 11, 2022

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 11 am at St. Hubert Parish – Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Officiating will be Fr. T.J. Fleming. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 12, 2022 from 1 – 8 pm at the Kaufman Funeral Home in Bad Axe or Saturday at the church from 10 am until the service time at 11. A scripture service will be offered on Friday at 7 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be offered to St. Hubert – Sacred Heart Food Pantry. Condolences may be shared at www.kaufmanfuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

Virginia is survived by four daughters, Pamela and husband Gordon Sullens of Cave Creek, AZ, Patricia and husband Stephen Ulfig of Bad Axe, MI, Mary and husband Timothy Brown of Apex, NC, and Colonel/Dr. Julia Plevnia, DDS, FACS, FACD and husband retired Lt Colonel Anthony Hartsook of Parker, CO. Seven grandchildren, Courtney (Steve) Gubernick of Cave Creek AZ, Brent Sullens of Cave Creek AZ, Melissa (Tom) Heintz of Bad Axe, Gy. Sgt. Adam (Erica) Ulfig USMC of San Diego, CA, Lucy Brown of Apex, NC, Harrison Plevnia –Hartsook and Preston Plevnia-Hartsook of Parker, CO. Six great-granddaughters, Tyler, Tatum and Alex Sullens of Phoenix, AZ, Madalyn and Brea Gubernick of Cave Creek, AZ and Helen Ulfig of San Diego, CA. Many nieces and nephews. Virginia was preceded in death by her mother and father – Tom and Lucy Barry. In-laws – Romanda and Edward Plevnia, Sr. Nine siblings, Ethel Zaremba, Elizabeth Krohn, Louis Barry, Helene Smith, Marion Lane, Anna Mae Lee, Edith Ross, Marge Heckman, and Eugene Barry. In-laws – Mary Ann Puvalowski and Frank Plevnia.

Biography

Mildred “Virginia” Plevnia, age 89, of Bad Axe, passed away peacefully at her daughter Pam’s home in Arizona on July 11, 2022. She was born on September 20, 1932 in Elkton, daughter of the late Thomas Joseph and Lucy (Bursick) Barry. She married Edward Plevnia, Jr. on September 4, 1954 at St. Borgia Catholic Church in Pigeon. He preceded her in death on August 10, 2009. Virginia was a 1950 Graduate of Elkton High School. She worked at Bad Axe Grain Elevator where she met Ed. They lived in Bad Axe their whole married life. In 1962, she started work at Huron Memorial Hospital where she worked for over 40 years. She was an active member of the Blue Star Mothers. She was a Eucharistic minister at St. Hubert Parish as well as active with the funeral committee. In the 70’s, she started a girls softball team in Bad Axe. The first night she advertised in the paper to let girls know to show up, she had over 300 little girls that wanted to play. Right then and there, she decided she was going to need some help from other mothers! She then went around to all the stores uptown asking for donations for baseball bats, shirts and hats. This was one of her biggest accomplishments because she loved to play and watch baseball herself. She passed her love of baseball on to her family.


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Judith Weeks

Judith Weeks

Name: Judith Elaine Weeks

Age: 85

Hometown: Caseville, MI

Funeral Date: August 18, 2022

Date of Birth: January 21, 1937

Date of Passing: June 26, 2022

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A memorial service will be 7:00pm Thursday, August 18th at the Champagne Funeral Chapel in Pigeon with Rev. Ean Green officiating. Interment will be in New Bay Port Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-7pm on Thursday, August 18th. In lieu of flowers a gift may be made to the Huron County Safeplace, Bad Axe or a charity of the donor's choice.

Family of the Deceased

Judy is survived by her husband Charles Weeks, whom she married June 27, 1959 at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Detroit. Judy is also survived by her son Christopher of Cape Coral, Florida; grandson Stefan; great-grandson Zaiden; granddaughter Alyssa; sister Linda Bishop; cousins Ida Stockmeyer and Janet Heatley; and many cherished nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Robert T. Adams III, sister-in-law Barbara Adams (Schiebler), brother-in-law F. Richard Bishop (Linda), and nephew Robert T. Adams IV.

Biography

Judith Elaine Weeks, 85, of Caseville and Naples, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022 in Naples, Florida. Judy was born January 21, 1937 in Detroit to the late Robert T. Jr and Marion (Grier) Adams. Judy attended Cooley High School in Detroit and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Special Education from the University of Michigan. She taught homebound children in Ingham and Macomb County Intermediate School Districts. Amazingly she taught all subjects to students K-12. Judy also taught Adult Literacy and persons of foreign nationalities to speak English as a volunteer after her retirement from teaching. She was editor of her high school newspaper and President of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority while attending the University of Michigan. Judy loved to travel via bus tours and cruises. Judy was most fond of flowers and was happiest when busy in her flower gardens and tending plants in the house. The family lived in Auburn Hills, Rochester and Grand Blanc, Michigan; and Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio. During retirement years, Judy and her husband Chuck maintained homes in Grand Blanc, Caseville, Michigan and Naples, Florida.


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