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John Tombrella

April 1, 1923 - September 4, 2015

John Tombrella age 92 died Friday September 4, 2015 at the Oakmount Assisted Living Facility in Sterling Heights Michigan. John was born April 1, 1923 in Birmingham Alabama the son of the late Joseph Tombrella and the late Giovanina (nee: LaBarba) Tombrella. At a young age John's family settled in Detroit Michigan where he attended Detroit Public Schools and later went to work on the assembly...
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Richard Joseph Pado

March 29, 1936 - August 30, 2015

Richard Joseph Pado, age 79 of Warren, died Sunday, August 30, 2015 at St, John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. He was born March 29, 1936 in Detroit, son of the late John and the late Mary (nee: Ostrowski) Pado. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Richard for his service to our country as a soldier in the U.S. Army. Having attained the rank of...
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Melvin Joseph Dina

July 22, 1943 - August 28, 2015

Melvin Joseph Dina, age 72 of Warren, died Friday, August 28, 2015 at home surrounded by his loved ones. Melvin was born July 22, 1943 in Detroit to the late George John and the late Anna Barbara (nee: Hallman). A proud member of the UAW's Local 909, Melvin spent over 36 years extending his utmost in dedicated service as an employee of the automotive giant, General Motors Corporation. Serving...
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Anne Louise Nader

January 29, 1927 - August 27, 2015

Anne Louise Nader (nee: Assaff), age 88, died Thursday, August 27, 2015 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Anne was born January 29, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Anthony Assaff and the late Labebe (nee: Housh) Assaff. At a young age, for both Anne and her children, the death of her husband, and the children's father, ushered Anne into the challenges and world...
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Elizabeth "Betty" Kelly

December 8, 1922 - August 26, 2015

Elizabeth Martha Kelly, known more affectionately to all as "Betty," died Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at the age of 92, at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 8, 1922 in Detroit, daughter of the late Guiseppe and the late Martha (nee: Rahn) Biondi. Born and raised in Detroit, Betty's life was richly blessed the day...
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Mary J. McCloskey

February 19, 1929 - August 24, 2015

Mary was born in Canada, a year after her sister Blanche. Mary and her family moved around in the northern reaches of Canada during her early years and finally settled in Windsor, Ontario when Mary was a teenager. While attending high school in Windsor, Mary and Blanche worked in the beauty parlor operated by their mother Marge. In high school, Mary met Bill McCloskey and, as they say, it was...
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Patrick A. Orchard

March 5, 1951 - August 24, 2015

Patrick A. Orchard. Age 64 of Warren, died Monday, August 24, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. He was born on March 5, 1951 in Detroit, son of the late Chester and the late Dolores (nee: Potrikus) Orchard. Born and raised in Detroit, Patrick's path in education began at the city's Patronage of St. Joseph Elementary, then culminated with his graduation from...
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Heide Montroy

August 6, 1965 - August 23, 2015

Heide Montroy, age 50 of St. Clair Shores, died Sunday, August 23, 2015 at St. John Hospital in Detroit. She was born August 6, 1965 in Ecorse, Michigan, daughter of Elaine (nee: Kimler) and the late James D. Montroy. For many years, Heide was employed in the food service industry where she had attained the position of Manager. It took a great deal of hard work and dedication in getting to...
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Kenneth Louis Kacel

April 12, 1922 - August 22, 2015

Kenneth Louis Kacel, age 93, died Saturday, August 22, 2015 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren. Mr. Kacel was born April 12, 1922 in Detroit to the late Louis and the late Mae Kacel (nee Fojta). Mr. Kacel was born and raised in Detroit, graduating from Detroit's Cass Tech High School. Following graduation from high school, Ken enlisted in the United States Army, serving in its 11th Armored...
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David Bruce Corey

June 27, 1947 - August 17, 2015

David Bruce Corey, age 68 of Eastpointe, died Monday, August 17, 2015 at St. John Hospital in Detroit. David was born June 27, 1947 in Mt. Clemens to the late Bruce and the late Barbara (nee: Miller) Corey. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to David for his service to our country as an airman in the United States Air Force. For answering the call to duty, and his...
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Betty Justina Akers

March 9, 1930 - August 16, 2015

Betty Justina Akers, age 85 of Warren, died Sunday, August 16, 2015 at Clare Bridge of Utica Nursing Home in Utica, Michigan. She was born March 9, 1930 in Detroit, daughter of the late August and the late Elizabeth (nee: Schneider) Renkert. Born in Detroit and growing up as an Eastsider, Betty's schooling included attending Vonstueben Elementary, which was followed by her years at East...
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Lorraine Florence Ratiu

April 16, 1922 - August 16, 2015

Lorraine Florence Ratiu, age 93, and a lifelong resident of Warren, died Sunday, August 16, 2015 at the Autumn Woods Health Care Facility in Warren, Michigan. She was born April 16, 1922 in Detroit, daughter of the late Walter and the late Helen (nee: Prange) Ruehle. Lorraine was the beloved wife of George, the gentleman with whom she was blessed to share 68 wonderful years of marriage. She...
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Ruth Helen Hill

October 20, 1922 - August 14, 2015

Hill, Ruth H. – Age 92. Died Friday, August 14, 2015 at the Autumn Woods Health Care Facility in Warren. Ruth was born October 20, 1922 in Escanaba, Michigan to the late Ivar and the late Mary Luoma (nee Makie). Ruth was the beloved wife of the late Karlo. Dear mother of Corey (Patty) Hill, the late Dennis Hill, and cherished mother-in-law of Janice Hill. Loving grandmother of Monica Hill,...
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Dorothy Bernice Jeno

July 9, 1930 - August 13, 2015

Dorothy Bernice Jeno, age 85 of Warren, died Thursday, August 13, 2015 at the Heartland Rehabilitation Center in Sterling Heights. She was born July 9, 1930 in Detroit, daughter of the late Roy and the late Edna (nee: Opland) Trevarthen. In telling a story about Dorothy, perhaps the most prominent chapter would be the one that includes the man who swept her off her feet over six decades ago,...
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June Anna O'Bryan

January 25, 1929 - August 12, 2015

June Anna O'Bryan, age 86 and longtime resident of Warren, died Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at the American House of Sterling Heights, Michigan. June was born on January 25, 1929 in Hamtramck, Michingan, the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Kuffel. Mrs. O'Bryan was the beloved wife of Paul O'Bryan, and is the dearest mother of David (Cindy) O'Bryan, Keith (Elissa) O'Bryan, and Tim (the late...
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Edward Joseph Bakanowicz

August 22, 1925 - August 11, 2015

Edward Joseph Bakanowicz , age 89, died Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. Edward was born August 22, 1925 in Detroit to the late Casimer and the late Bernice (nee: Krysinski) Bakanowicz. Following his graduation from high school, Mr. Bakanowicz enlisted in the United States Navy. He would serve his country honorably from June 7, 1943 until...
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Mary Alice Harris

January 19, 1947 - August 11, 2015

Mary Alice Harris, age 68 of Warren, died Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at Sanctuary at the Abbey Nursing Home in Warren, Michigan. Mary was born on January 19, 1947 to Joe Harris and Willie F. Skinner in Proctor, Arkansas. Mary worked as a housekeeper within the hotel industry. For all who were blessed to know this wonderful lady, Mary was a devoted mother and faithful to Jesus Christ, her...
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Marilyn Grace Radzialowski

September 17, 1944 - August 10, 2015

Marilyn Grace Radzialowski, age 70, died Monday, August 10, 2015 at her home in Warren, Michigan. Marilyn was born September 17, 1944 in Hamtramck, Michigan, daughter of Walter and Irene (nee: Kwietniewski) Radzialowski. Marilyn spent her work days at Wercoy, and then as a business owner of Industrial Duct in Warren. When Marilyn was not working, she enjoyed traveling the world. Marilyn...
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Wayne Joseph Clancy

March 30, 1949 - August 9, 2015

Wayne Joseph Clancy, age 66 of Fraser, died Sunday, August 9, 2015 at Beaumont Hospital in Troy. Wayne was born March 30, 1949 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, the only child of the late Kenneth and Bernice (nee: Olender) Clancy. Wayne was born and resided in Canada until he was 6 years of age. It was then that his father Kenneth would began the long process in fulfilling his dream of moving to...
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Walter John Kowalski

August 10, 1924 - August 8, 2015

Walter John Kowalski, age 90 of Warren, died Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. He was born August 10, 1924 in Bakerton, Pennsylvania, son of the late Anthony and the late Josephine (nee: Jubinski) Kowalski. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Walter for his service to our country during World War II. A soldier in the...
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Raymond Edward Adams

March 5, 1920 - August 7, 2015

Raymond Edward Adams, age 95 of Macomb, died Friday, August 7, 2015 in Clinton Township, Michigan. He was born March 5, 1920 in Detroit, son of the late August and the late Emma (nee: Bohm) Adams. Raymond was the beloved adopted father of Delores Consiglio. Arrangements for Raymond have been entrusted to the D.D. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home in Warren, Michigan. Please share memories of...
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Anita Sheryl Beauchamp

April 6, 1963 - August 6, 2015

Anita Sheryl Beauchamp, age 52, died Thursday, August 6, 2015 at her home in Warren, Michigan. Anita was born April 6, 1963 in Oakland, California, the daughter of the late Leon and Beverly Beauchamp. Anita was raised in Roseville, Michigan, a proud graduate of Carl Brablec High School. Following her education, Anita worked at several restaurants as a waitress including local favorites such...
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Dolores Hendrietta Chubka

April 1, 1929 - August 6, 2015

Dolores Hendrietta Chubka, age 86, died Thursday, August 6, 2015 at her home in Warren with her family by her side. Dolores was born April 1, 1929 in Hamtramck, Michigan, daughter of the late John Oszustowicz and the late Casmira (nee: Skora) Oszustowicz. Dolores was raised in Hamtramck where she graduated from Hamtramck High School. She went on to higher education where she earned her...
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Nancy Marie Kapushinski

November 17, 1957 - August 6, 2015

Nancy Marie Kapushinski, age 57, died Thursday, August 6, 2015 at her home in Warren. She was born November 17, 1957 in Detroit, daughter of the late George and the late Catherine (nee: Petryszak) Stephens. Beloved wife of Christopher John for 28 years. Cherished mother of Christine Kapushinski and Jennifer Kapushinski. Loving sister of George (Pam) Stephens, Dave (Sharon) Stephens, and Diane...
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Veronica Barbara Cilluffo

January 13, 1916 - August 6, 2015

Veronica Barbara Cilluffo, age 99 of Sterling Heights, died Thursday, August 6, 2015 at Medilodge of Sterling Heights. She was born on January 13, 1916 in Elizabeth City, New Jersey, daughter of the late Joseph and the late Sophie (nee: Cierieska) Ciborowski. Veronica would marry her first husband, Jean Burton, at the age of 15,...just 7 years later, she would be widowed. Her daughter Dian...
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Patricia Mae Lee

May 30, 1926 - August 3, 2015

Patricia Mae Lee, age 89, died Monday, August 3, 2015 with family by her side. Patricia was born May 30, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Hugo Ecklein and the late Theresa (nee: Palkovic) Ecklein. Patricia was married to the late Raymond E. Lee and raised five children with him. She was loved and respected by her children, Nancy, Mark, Debbie, Bill, and Cathy. She also had ten...
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Dennis Skonieczny

May 1, 1948 - August 3, 2015

Dennis Skonieczny, 67 of Sterling Heights, passed away Monday, August 3, 2015 at home surrounded by his loving family. Dennis was born on May 1, 1948 in Detroit to the late Stanley and the late Helen (nee: Kruszewski) Skonieczny. Dennis grew up in Warren and attended Cousino High School where he graduated as part of the Class of '66. Dennis was a skilled tradesman in the tool and die industry...
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Joanna Marie Mazur

June 2, 1931 - August 1, 2015

Joanna Marie Mazur (nee: Joanna Marie Vicchiarelli Old), age 84, died Saturday, August 1, 2015 at her home in Roseville. Joanna was born June 2, 1931 in Fairmont, West Virgina to the late Joseph Vicchiarelli Old and the late Anna (nee: Scudiere) Vicchiarelli Old. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph, who preceded her in death on April 4, 2013. Loving mother of Katherine Ann (Eugene III...
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Lisa Michele Koteskey

March 15, 1970 - July 31, 2015

Lisa Michele Koteskey, age 45, died Suddenly on Friday, July 31, 2015 at St. John Hospital in Detroit. Lisa was born March 15, 1970 in Detroit to the late Daniel Koteskey and Judith K. (nee: Rose) Krause. "She was more than my daughter" Judy Koteskey-Krause says of her daughter. "She was my best friend." Koteskey-Krause has had many occasions to feel pride in her daughter's accomplishments....
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Elnora Delores Knepp

November 6, 1922 - July 31, 2015

Elnora Delores Knepp, age 92 of Warren, died Friday, July 31, 2015 at the St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. She was born November 6, 1922 in Toledo, Ohio, daughter of the late George and the late Mabel (nee: Kohne) Harding. Elnora was the beloved wife of the late Dean. Dear mother of Patricia (Stan) Graham, Mary (Zachary) Thomas, Ronald (Fran) Knepp, and the late...
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Eleanore Helen Koslowski

November 6, 1919 - July 30, 2015

Eleanore Helen Koslowski, age 95 of Warren, died Thursday, July 30, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center of Warren. Eleanore was born November 6, 1919 in East Vandergrift, Pennsylvania to the late Chester and the late Lottie (nee: Cieslak) Wiloch. It is interesting to speculate about what Eleanore Koslowski's life would have held had she been born at a different time. For...
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Chester Albert Sikora

January 1, 1933 - July 30, 2015

Chester Albert Sikora, age 82 of Warren, died Thursday, July 30, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. He was born January 1, 1933 in Detroit, son of the late Jan and the late Anna (nee: Rybczynski) Sikora. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Chester for his service to our country during the Korean War era. As a soldier in the U.S. Army,...
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Virginia David

October 2, 1927 - July 28, 2015

Virginia David, age 87, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at her home in Warren surrounded by her loving family. Virginia was born October 2, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Clifford Haile and the late Bessie (nee: Smith) Haile. Mrs. David was the beloved wife of the late Ivan David, and is the dear mother of Barbara Faircloth, Donald (Cindy) David, Carol (Eddie) Blarek, and John...
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Barbara Ann Stephens

June 11, 1963 - July 28, 2015

Barbara Ann Stephens, age 52 of Warren, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at her home. Barbara was born June 11, 1963 in Detroit to the late George L. and the late Berdena (nee: Robinson) Stephens. Barbara was the beloved sister of Mary Chynoweth, Thomas (Kathi) Stephens, Diane Stephens, Theresa (Chuck) Kowalski, and the late George Stephens. She is also survived by 10 nieces and nephews and 12...
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Clifford Lee Murphy II

July 23, 1984 - July 25, 2015

Clifford Lee Murphy "Bubby", age 31 of Warren, died Saturday, July 25, 2015 at St. John Hospital in Detroit. Bubby was born in Detroit on July 23, 1984. He was the loving son of the late Clifford Lee and the late Elizabeth R. (nee: Morring) Murphy. Beloved brother of Kenneth Dwayme (Peggy) Murphy, Michelle Lee Murphy, Elizabeth Stacey Murphy, Melody Lynn Murphy, Micheal Anthony Payne, Patty...
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Andrew Pasikowski

September 2, 1927 - July 25, 2015

Andrew Pasikowski, age 87, died on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. He was born in Poland on September 2, 1927, son of the late Feliks Pasikowski and the late Helen (nee: Kizinski) Pasikowski. He was the beloved husband of Christine for 52 years. Loving father of Gregory (Susan) Pasikowski, and Dorothy (Fred) Brown. Devoted grandfather of Zachary, Jacob,...
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Marc Royal Kirouac

July 31, 1968 - July 24, 2015

Marc Royal Kirouac, age 46, died suddenly on Friday, July 24, 2015 at St. John Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on July 31, 1968 to Michael (Valerie) Kirouac. Marc enjoyed a plethora of outdoor activities and sharing them with his boys and grandson. Whether it was tossing a softball around, playing in the water, or riding around on the motorcycle, they always had...
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James Thomas Bush

December 7, 1994 - July 22, 2015

James Thomas Bush, age 20, died suddenly on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at St. John Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He was born in Mount Clemens, Michigan on December 7, 1994 to Christina Reffle and Thomas Bush. James was an avid sports fan and football was his passion. He enjoyed the sport so much, he not only played on his high school football team, but served the important role of Team Captain....
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James Cecil Hatfield

November 12, 1945 - July 22, 2015

James Cecil Hatfield, age 69 of Warren, died Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at home. He was born November 12, 1945 in Mitchell Branch Hollow Red Jacket, West Virginia, son of Alice W. (nee: Richardson) and the late Troy C. Hatfield. Born and raised in the beauty and simplicity of West Virginia, James eventually headed north in search of work at a time when the automotive industry was booming....
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Leonard Vincent Wineski

January 29, 1931 - July 21, 2015

Leonard Vincent Wineski, age 84 of Warren, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015, surrounded by his loving family, at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. He was born January 29, 1931 in Hamtramck, son of the late Vincent and the late Mary (nee: Fritz) Wineski. Spending the lion's share of his working career with the City of Warren, Leonard was quite proud that his dedicated...
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Edwin R. Anderson

April 14, 1933 - July 21, 2015

Edwin R. Anderson, age 82, died on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at his home in Clinton Township. He was born April 14, 1933 in East Tawas, Michigan to the late Edwin Arthur Anderson and the late Luella (nee: Gackstetter) Anderson. Born and raised in the beauty of East Tawas, Michigan, that is where Edwin attended high school and proudly graduated as part of the Class of 1951. From there it was off...
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Andrew John Perun, Jr.

July 25, 1955 - July 20, 2015

Andrew John Perun Jr., age 59 of Warren, died Monday, July 20, 2015 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. He was born in Detroit, son of the late Andrew Sr. and the late Irene (nee; Nowicki) Perun. After much schooling, and blood, sweat & tears, Andrew's quest for that coveted law degree became realized and his journey as an attorney took flight. He was quite proud of...
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Salvatore Bartholomew Catalano

March 4, 1931 - July 18, 2015

Salvatore Bartholomew Catalano "Sam", age 84 of Warren, died Saturday, July 18, 2015 at home. He was born March 4, 1931 in Detroit, son of the late Bartholomew and the late Elvira (nee: Litto) Catalano. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Sam for his service to our country as a soldier in the U.S. Army. For the call to duty he so proudly served, we extend this...
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Sally Jean Ramsey

August 18, 1931 - July 18, 2015

Sally Jean Ramsey, age 83 of Warren, died Saturday, July 18, 2015 surrounded by her loved ones at home. She was born August 18, 1931 in Detroit, daughter of the late William "Henry" and the late Sophie (nee: Kutchie) Grace. A loving wife, Mom, Grandma & homemaker, Sally's greatest joys in life were those wrapped around "family." Spending time in their company were always treasured moments,...
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Judith Evelyn Navarra

January 14, 1937 - July 17, 2015

Judith Evelyn Navarra "Judi", age 78, died Friday, July 17, 2015 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Judi was born January 14, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Elroy W. Benn and the late Thelma (nee: MacGuigan) Benn. Judi was raised in Detroit and graduated from Denby High School. She later married Frank Navarra in 1957 and the young couple settled in Detroit. ...
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Patricia Ann Rogalski

July 18, 1937 - July 16, 2015

Patricia Ann Rogalski, age 77 of Sterling Heights, died Thursday, July 16, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born July 18, 1937, daughter of the late Duncan Earl and the late Mariette (nee: Fitzpatrick) Burk. Patricia was born and raised in Detroit. In 1956, at the young age of 19, a loving courtship blossomed into a walk down the aisle when she promised herself in marriage to Ronald Rogalski...
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Stepanida Kosivzoff

May 26, 1939 - July 16, 2015

Stepanida Kosivzoff, age 76 of Sterling Heights, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. She was born May 26, 1939 in Russia, daughter of the late Stephan and the late Ewdokia (nee: Chanow) Moskatow. At 4 years old, she emigrated from war torn Russia to a refugee camp in Salzburg, Austria. The time spent in the camp was one of her...
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Marlene Antoinette Pfeiffer

August 16, 1933 - July 13, 2015

Marlene Antoinette Pfeiffer, age 81 of Warren, died Monday, July 13, 2015 at her home. She was born on August 16, 1933 in Detroit, daughter of the late Lawrence and the late Frances (nee: Janik) Powers. Marlene was the beloved wife of the late Louis Robert, and the late James Paul Lupo. Dearest sister of Jeanne Pohl. Sweet stepmother of Jackie (Rick) Bertsch, Bobbi Ocean, and Cindy Smith....
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Richard Henry Abramski

November 28, 1924 - July 11, 2015

Richard Henry Abramski, age 90 of Warren, died Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Cambridge Healthcare Facility in Madison Heights, Michigan. Richard was born November 28, 1924 in Detroit, son of the late Michael and the late Pauline (nee: Murawski) Abramski. Richard was raised in Detroit and later served his country in the United States Coast Guard during World War II. Following his honorable...
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Helen Bernice Waldorf

November 19, 1921 - July 8, 2015

Helen Bernice Waldorf, age 93 of Clinton Township, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. Helen was born November 19, 1921 to Margaret and Edward Fremont in Bad Axe Michigan. They moved to the Detroit area when Helen was about 7 years old and she graduated from Denby High School. Helen met "Marky" through mutual friends and they began...
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Marion David Layman

November 28, 1932 - July 6, 2015

Marion David Layman, age 82 of Warren, died Monday, July 6, 2015. He was born November 28, 1932 in Owensboro, Kentucky, son of the late David and the late Ardelle (nee: Adams) Layman. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Marion for his service to our country as a soldier in the U.S. Army during the Korean War era. He was a decorated veteran with his most prominent...
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Olga "Lalka" Obarewicz

March 31, 1928 - July 6, 2015

Olga "Lalka" Obarewicz, age 87 of Warren, died Monday, July 6, 2015 surrounded by her loved ones at home. She was born March 31, 1928 in Lviv, Ukraine, daughter of the late Ivan and the late Wolodyslawa (nee; Stadnyk) Kiciuk. Throughout her adult years, Olga was known for being the consummate homemaker, always maintaining a warm & cozy environment for all to enjoy on their visits by. Yet for...
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Benjamin Ira Gobbell

November 5, 1930 - July 5, 2015

Benjamin Ira Gobbell, age 84, died Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Benjamin was born November 5, 1930 at the family home in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, son of the late Ira P. Gobbell and the late Bette Mae (nee: Schrivener) Gobbell. Benjamin was raised in Tennessee and later graduated high school in his hometown. He and his family later...
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Vincent Virgil Gainor

September 8, 1948 - July 4, 2015

Vincent Virgil Gainor, age 66 of Pleasant Ridge, Michigan, died Saturday, July 4, 2015 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. He was born September 8, 1948 in Detroit, son of the late Vincent and Sophie Gainor. Vincent was the beloved father of Samantha, and the dear brother of Gerald Gainor. He is also survived by many loving cousins. Arrangements have been entrusted to the D.S....
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Michael Leonard Marchand

January 1, 1967 - July 4, 2015

Michael Leonard Marchand, age 48 of Warren, died July 4, 2015 at his residence. He was born January 1, 1967 in Detroit, son of Thomas and the late Sylvia (nee: Jozwiak) Marchand. Michael was the beloved son of Thomas & Sylvia Marchand. Dearest brother of David, and loving nephew of Carolyn Marchand. Arrangements have been entrusted to the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover...
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Sally Barida

October 20, 1921 - July 3, 2015

Sally Barida, age 93 of Warren, died Friday, July 3, 2015 at Henry Ford Hospice in Southfield, Michigan. She was born October 20, 1921 in Detroit, daughter of the late Andrew and the late Valerie (nee: Wojcik) Opoka. For anyone who was blessed to have truly known this wonderful lady, they'll be able to attest to the importance of her devout faith and how it emanated from her with beauty and...
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Theresa Makowski

September 19, 1930 - July 2, 2015

Theresa Makowski, age 84 of Warren, died Thursday, July 2, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. She was born September 19, 1930 in Detroit, daughter of the late Frank and the late Teofila (nee: Baranowski) Skupin. Theresa was the beloved mother of Denise (Leon) Wrobel. Loving grandmother of Jonathan (Katrina) Wrobel, Adam Wrobel, and great-grandmother of Hannah. ...
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Kenneth Charles Markowski

July 31, 1950 - July 1, 2015

Kenneth Charles Markowski, age 64, passed away July 1, 2015 at his residence in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. He was born July 31, 1950 in Detroit, son of Dorothy Markowski (nee: McGinn) and the late Casimir Markowski. These last few years for Kenneth brought him many challenges,...many of them of the physical nature, but perhaps more profound was the emotional struggle following the death of his...
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Marion Erma Allemon

January 1, 1938 - June 28, 2015

Marion Erma Allemon age 77 died Sunday June 28, 2015 at her home in Warren, Michigan surrounded by her loving family. Marion was born January 1, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan the daughter of the late Alphonse LaGrou and the late Madeline (nee: DeClerck) LaGrou. Marion was raised on her family's farm in Warren. She worked as a farm girl for her father along with being a caregiver for her sister...
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Louise M. Austin

June 2, 1917 - June 28, 2015

Louise M. Austin, age 98 of Warren, and longtime resident of Belleville, Michigan, died Sunday, June 28, 2015. She was born June 2, 1917 in Algona, Iowa, daughter of the late Clyde and the late Florence (nee: Reynolds) Shipler. Along with Iowa being her birthplace, it was also where the family farm was located and where she was raised on a spread of 750 acres. With five strapping brothers to...
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Margene Beatrice Olsen

July 9, 1937 - June 27, 2015

Margene Beatrice Olsen age 77 died Saturday June 27, 2015 at McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens Michigan surrounded by her loving family. Marge was born July 9, 1937 in Detroit Michigan the daughter of the late Joseph and Mildred Volrich. Marge was raised in East Detroit and graduated from East Detroit High School. Following her schooling Marge worked for Michigan Bell Telephone, and...
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Agnes Mary Wilczynski

August 4, 1916 - June 27, 2015

Agnes Mary Wilczynski, age 98, died Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the Martha T. Berry Medical Care Facility in Mt. Clemens. Agnes was born August 4, 1916 in Detroit, daughter of the late Peter Halanski and the late Karolina Halanski (nee Protasiewicz). Agnes was the beloved wife of the late Bernard. Loving mother of Larry (Jackie) Wilczynski. Dear sister of Roman (Dee) Halanski, Lucille Yanker,...
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Shelley Gordon Moen

August 29, 1939 - June 26, 2015

Shelley Gordon Moen, age 75, died Friday, June 26, 2015 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Shelley was born in Manitoba, Canada, son of the late Leonard Alfred Moen and the late Antonia Delia (nee: Leveque) Moen. Shelley's family moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota where he was raised and from where he graduated high school. Following high school, Shelley served in the United States...
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Imogene Piorkowski

March 4, 1928 - June 20, 2015

Imogene Piorkowski, age 87 of Warren, died Saturday, June 20, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. She was born March 4, 1928 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, daughter of the late Rome and the late Emma (nee: Kerns) Wright. Imogene was the beloved wife of the late Joseph. Dear mother of Phillip (Nancy) Wing and Barbara (Tim) Miloser. She was also a loving Grandmother. ...
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Ralph Anthony Cavallaro

December 13, 1942 - June 19, 2015

Ralph Anthony Cavallaro, age 72 of Roseville, died Friday, June 19, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. He was born December 13, 1942 in Highland Park, son of the late Frank and the late Nellie (nee: Albaniak) Cavallaro. For his career path, Ralph's work history will tell of a man who was dedicated and loyal to his job,… one in which he shared the best parts of...
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Mary Final

October 28, 1925 - June 17, 2015

Mary Final, age 89 of Brown City, died Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born October 28, 1925 in Detroit, daughter of the late Wasili and the late Mary (nee: Sidorvich) Lizura. Mary was a simple lady with simple pleasures, most of which were wrapped and enveloped by the love of her dear family and friends,…especially her precious grandchildren. Spending...
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Leonard Adam Hajek

October 31, 1928 - June 15, 2015

Leonard Adam Hajek, age 86 of Warren, died Monday, June 15, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren, He was born October 31, 1928 in Hamtramck, son of the late Adam and the late Feliksa Hajek. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Leonard for his service to our country during the Korean War era. As a soldier in the U.S. Army, he attained the...
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Virginia Kay Kiely

July 12, 1938 - June 12, 2015

Virginia Kay Kiely, age 76, died Friday, June 12, 2015 at her home in Troy, Michigan surrounded by her loving family. Virginia was born July 12, 1938 in Rose City, Michigan, daughter of the late Virgil Sanback and the late Violet (nee: Robinson) Sanback. Virginia was raised during her younger years in East Tawas, Michigan before her family eventually settled in Detroit. Virginia graduated...
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Michael Charles Mitchie

July 10, 1960 - June 12, 2015

Michael Charles Mitchie, age 54. died Friday, June 12, 2015 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Michael was born July 10, 1960 in Dearborn, son of the late Paul Robert and the late Hilda M. (nee: Birkle) Mitchie. Michael was preceded in death by his wife, Dian on February 6, 2012. He was also preceded in death by his infant son, John Michael Mitchie . He was the beloved brother of Dawn (Doug)...
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Greta Marie McWilliams

June 12, 1948 - June 11, 2015

Greta Marie McWilliams, age 66 of Warren, died Thursday, June 11, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. She was born June 12, 1948 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, daughter of the late John and the late Marjorie (nee: Witte) Poortvliet. Along with being a loving wife and homemaker, Greta was also a career woman who found great reward by pouring the best parts of her...
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Michael Robin McCauley

February 4, 1959 - June 8, 2015

Michael Robin McCauley, age 56, died Monday, June 8, 2015 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township. Michael was born February 4, 1959 in Detroit to the late Earl William and the late Marian June Promitzer. Upon his graduation from high school, Michael served his country proudly in the the United States Navy. With thanks & praise from a grateful nation, we honor Michael's service and...
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Keith Charles Kamerschen

December 27, 1953 - June 7, 2015

Keith Charles Kamerschen, age 61 of Warren, has passed away. He was born December 27, 1953 in Detroit, son of the late Albert Harold and the late LeAnna Marie (nee: Booterbaugh) Kamerschen. He was born in the heart of the Motor City, Detroit,…grew up in the suburbs of the Motor City, Southfield,…and eventually went to work for one of the giants of the Motor City, the Ford Motor Company. A...
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Peter Nemer Kaiser

January 6, 1929 - June 7, 2015

Peter Nemer Kaiser, age 86, died Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. Peter was born January 6, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Edward Nemer and the late Massody (nee: Habib) Nemer. Peter was raised in Detroit and attended Henry Ford Trade School. Following his education, Peter worked in the Tool & Die trade at many of the local job...
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William Kimball Wylie, Sr.

April 12, 1943 - June 7, 2015

William Kimball Wylie Sr., age 72, died on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 12, 1943 to the late Charles S. Wylie and the late Lola B. (nee: King) Wylie. Like the rest of us, William attended high school,…but his experiences were far different than most as he did so "across the pond" in Germany. He ultimately...
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Barbara Ann Anderson

April 16, 1937 - June 5, 2015

Barbara Ann Anderson, age 78 of Sterling Heights, died Friday, June 5, 2015 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. She was born April 16, 1937 at her home in Leech Lake, Minnesota, daughter of the late Henry and the late Josephine (nee: Caron) Joncas. Being of Sioux & Iroquois decent, a respectful mention would be that Barbara's birthplace was also located on an Indian...
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William Joseph Guitar

October 19, 1930 - June 4, 2015

William J. Guitar, age 84, died Thursday, June 4, 2015 at Harper University Hospital in Detroit following a lengthy illness. William was born October 19, 1930 in Michigan's Thumb, in a little town called Ruth. He was the son of the late John Roman and the late Hazel (nee: Tenbusch) Guitar Educated in the Catholic High School system, some of William's fondest memories in retelling those days...
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Marion Miller

January 1, 1938 - June 4, 2015

Marion Miller, age 77 of Sterling Heights, died Thursday, June 4, 2015 at Beaumont Hospital in Troy. She was born January 1, 1938 in Detroit, daughter of the late Louis and the late Frances Yokiel. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, life for Marion was never so sweet as when she was spending time with her loved ones,…especially her precious grandchildren. They were truly the wind beneath...
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Michael Perica

February 12, 1951 - June 1, 2015

Michael A. Perica, age 64, died Monday, June 1, 2015 at his home in Detroit. Michael was born February 12, 1951 and was a beloved son to Wilma L. (nee: Webb) Perica and the late Jacob E. Perica. Michael was the beloved brother of Jack Perica and Sandra L. (Steven) Rinke. He was the partner of 33 years to Stephen Stewart. Michael is also survived by his loving niece & goddaughter, Erin C. ...
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Robert John Gierosky

June 16, 1931 - June 1, 2015

Robert John Gierosky, "Bob," age 83, died peacefully on Monday, June 1, 2015 at the MediLodge Nursing Home in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Bob was born June 16, 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio, son of the late John and Anna Gierowski. As a baby, Bob won a contest for the curliest hair and later, while in high school, Bob competed in track & field events and also ran low hurdles. Following his...
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Randall Lewis Dockery

November 4, 1946 - May 30, 2015

Randall Lewis Dockery, age 68, died Saturday, May 30, 2015 at his home in Warren, Michigan surrounded by his loving family. Randall was born November 4, 1946 in Copperhill, Tennessee, son of the late Herbert Dockery Jr. and the late Erma Sue (nee: O'Neal) Dockery. In his early years, Randall and his family resided in the state of Georgia. They eventually headed north and made their new home...
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John Edward Godlewski

May 31, 1957 - May 29, 2015

John E. Godlewski age 57. Died May 29, 2015. at his home in St. Clair Shores. John was born May 31, 1957 in Detroit to the late Raymond and the late Catherine Godlewski (nee Page). For his profession, John was employed as a Project Engineer in the automotive industry. But to those who knew him best, they'll attest to the fact that his most passionate work was the effort put forth in getting...
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Joanne Rita Slis

September 9, 1924 - May 26, 2015

Joanne Rita Slis, age 90, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at her home in Sterling Heights. Joanne was born September 9, 1924 in Detroit, daughter of the late Frank and the late Rose (nee: Dresden) Otrompke. A loving homemaker & caregiver, Joanne poured the best parts of herself into nurturing the love of her soulmate, her children, and ultimately her precious grandchildren,...all of whom held a...
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Robert Francis Kammer

May 22, 1954 - May 24, 2015

Robert Francis Kammer, age 60 of New Baltimore, died May 24, 2015 at his home. He was born May 22, 1954 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, son of the late Francis and the late Ena (nee: Lee) Kammer. Robert was the beloved father of Jeanelle Kammer and Neal (Angelina) Kammer. He was also the cherished grandfather of Marissa and Eloise. Arrangements were entrusted to the D.S. Temrowski & Sons...
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Zeyn Nasut Uzman

July 16, 1927 - May 24, 2015

Zeyn Nasut Uzman, age 87. Beloved husband of Ayten, who proceeded him in death, He is survived by his brother Culmut; sons Akif (Amy) Uzman and Zeyn (Debra) Uzman; grandchildren, Jacob and Seth Uzman; and his precious feline companion, Rascal. Nasut was born July 16, 1927 in Istanbul, Turkey. Nasut was one of five children of Mazhar and Saadat Uzman. His father started the first Psychiatric...
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Timothy Glennon Connors

March 5, 1961 - May 23, 2015

Timothy Glennon Connors, age 54, died suddenly Saturday, May 23, 2015 from injuries sustained during a motorcycle accident in Rochester, Michigan. Timothy was born March 5, 1961 at St. John Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Robert Glennon Connors and the late Virginia Lee (nee: Landgraf) Connors. "Tim", as everyone knew him, was raised on the eastside, primarily in Grosse Pointe....
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Lois Fassbender

November 1, 1930 - May 22, 2015

Lois Fassbender, age 84 of Warren, died Friday, May 22, 2015 at her home. She was born November 1, 1930 in Warren, daughter of the late Charles and the late Mildred (nee: Chandler) Glueck. Lois was a hard working woman who wielded her expertise as a secretary in the trucking industry. But her best work was that which came from her creative side, the work she did with her hands and shared with...
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Nancy Lucille Sayers

June 24, 1940 - May 22, 2015

Nancy Lucille Sayers, age 74 of Roseville, died Friday, May 22, 2015 at McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. She was born June 24, 1940 in Detroit, daughter of the late Edward and the late Lema L. (nee: Cates) Boskee. As a laborer in the automotive production trades, Nancy was a dedicated and loyal worker who gave the best of her efforts to earn some of those special moments in...
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Margaret Ann Hackel

July 18, 1923 - May 22, 2015

Margaret A. Hackel, age 91, died Friday, May 22, 2015 at her home in Warren, Michigan. Margaret was born July 18, 1923 in Detroit, Michigan and called the Detroit and Warren areas home her entire life. Margaret was raised and educated in Detroit and later married William Hackel on November 9, 1940. The two celebrated 60 years of marriage before William's death in 2001. During their 60 years...
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Kenneth Dale Confer

March 28, 1954 - May 21, 2015

Kenneth D. Confer, age 61 and lifetime resident of Warren, died Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Troy, Michigan. Kenneth was born March 28, 1954 in Detroit, son of Phyllis (Schnurr) and the late Donald Confer. By trade, Kenneth was an electrical engineer. In the earlier days of his career, he enjoyed taking his expertise to many places around the globe. With skills that can be shared such as his,...
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Anna Elizabeth Chambors

May 20, 1920 - May 19, 2015

Anna Elizabeth Chambors, age 94, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Anna died just one day shy of her 95th birthday. She was born May 20, 1920 in Bardejove, Czechoslovakia, daughter of the late Joseph J. and the late Suzanna (nee: Kendra) Martin. Anna emigrated to the United States when she was 17 years of age and eventually settled in Detroit,...
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Betty Ann Durecki

September 16, 1944 - May 19, 2015

Betty Ann Durecki, age 70 of Warren, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Sanctuary at the Abbey in Warren, Michigan. She was born September 16, 1944 in Highland Park, Michigan, daughter of the late Victor Wienckowski and the late Dorothy (nee: Krajenka) Wienckowski. Betty's career choice was a special one, indeed. Her commute was a breeze as it never meant going any further than the salon in her...
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Gregory Joseph Horsch

January 23, 1952 - May 18, 2015

Gregory Joseph Horsch, age 63 of Warren, died Monday, May 18, 2015 at St. John Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He was born January 23, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Oliver J. Horsch and the late Virginia (nee: Kowalski) Horsch. When he was on-the-job, Greg was tooling around as a food service delivery driver. But just ask Greg and he would have told you that his favorite work was...
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Leona Rita Krajnik

April 1, 1923 - May 18, 2015

Leona Rita Krajnik, age 92 and longtime resident of Warren, Michigan, died Monday, May 18, 2015 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. Leona was born April 1, 1923 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late William Suminski and the late Martha (nee: Schomberg) Suminski. Leona was raised and educated in the city of Detroit. Following school, she went to work for a short...
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Carole Anne Henkel

May 7, 1934 - May 17, 2015

Carole Anne Henkel, age 81 of Sterling Heights, died Sunday, May 17, 2015 at Beaumont Hospital in Troy. She was born May 7, 1934 in River Rouge, Michigan, daughter of the late Clayton and the late Mildred (nee: Paddock) Beck. Carole was the oldest of 6 kids, all of whom grew up in the quaint shoreline city of St. Clair Shores. For 26 years, she worked in the Deli Department at Chathams Grocery...
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Eugene Thomas Gisler

September 22, 1933 - May 16, 2015

Eugene Thomas Gisler, age 81, died Saturday, May 16, 2015 at his home in Warren. Eugene was born September 22, 1933 in Spangler, Pennsylvania, son of the late Stanley and the late Marie (nee: Beltowski) Gisler. Eugene was raised in the small coal mining town of Spangler, Pennsylvania. Upon graduation from high school, he spent the next 3 months working in a local coal mine until he received...
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Walter Kemp

April 22, 1915 - May 15, 2015

Walter Kemp, age 100, died Friday, May 15, 2015 at his home in Warren, Michigan, surrounded by his loving family. Walter was born April 22, 1915 in Lee, Pennsylvania, son of the late Ignatz Kempinski and the late Katherine (nee: Sudol) Kempinski. Walter was raised in Pennsylvania and later worked in the coal mines until other employment opportunities arose with work in Michigan. Walter moved...
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J.D. Shuttleworth

November 27, 1921 - May 14, 2015

J.D. Shuttleworth, age 93 of Roseville, died Thursday, May 14, 2015 surrounded by his loved ones at his daughter's residence in San Jose, California. He was born November 27, 1921 in New Haven Township, Michigan, son of the late Robert and the late Kate (nee: Morse) Shuttleworth. Little do we know how our families are going to impact our hearts and lives, but this Director's life will never be...
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Mark Arthur Gieseking

October 14, 1957 - May 13, 2015

Mark Arthur Gieseking, age 57 of Grosse Pointe Woods, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at St. John Hospital in Detroit. He was born October 14, 1957 in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, son of the late Harry and the late Arleen (nee: Staschke) Gieseking. An Electronic Technician by trade, some of Mark's most treasured down time was enjoyed in the splendor and beauty of Michigan's outdoors. He found...
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James Edward Meyers, PhD

October 14, 1929 - May 12, 2015

Dr.James Edward Meyers, PhD, age 85 of Warren, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at home in the company of his loved one's. He was born October 14, 1929 in Detroit, son of the late Julius and the late Christine (nee: Combs) Meyers. James experienced many shining moments in his life, but none that compared to the radiance of his bride, Rose's face on the day they were married. It was a love story that...
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Mary Martha Novotny

July 5, 1917 - May 9, 2015

Mary Martha Novotny, age 97 of West Branch, died Saturday, May 9, 2015 at The Brook Nursing Home in West Branch. She was born July 5, 1917 in Whitney, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Francis and the late Mary (nee: Makar) Tandaric. She was the beloved wife of the late Valentine. Dear mother of Evelyn Migda and Janet Novotny. Sister of Elizabeth McGuire and Cecilia Tandaric. Loving...
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