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Ronald Reuter

Ronald Reuter

Name: Ronald W. Reuter

Age: 73

Hometown: Harbor Beach, MI

Funeral Date: May 25, 2015

Date of Birth: January 09, 1942

Date of Passing: May 21, 2015

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Services for Ron will be Monday, May 25, 2015 at 2pm at Zion Lutheran Church of Harbor Beach. Burial will follow in Rock Falls Cemetery. Visitation for Ron will be Sunday, May 24, 2015 from 2-8pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation on Monday will be at the church beginning at 1pm until time of services at 2pm.

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his wife Alice Reuter of Harbor Beach, and children: Eugene Reuter and his wife Colleen of Grand Blanc, and Denise Finkel and her husband Randy of Harbor Beach, 4 grandchildren: Jacob and Devin Finkel, Dustin and Steve Van Gordon, and sister Shirley Riedel and her husband Robert of Jeddo, his aunts: Betty Vogler of Oscoda, and Heidi Stocks of Richmond, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother Frederick Reuter.

Biography

Ron was born on January 9, 1942 in Palms to the late William and Alma (Stocks) Reuter. He and Alice Rupp were united in marriage on August 24, 1968 in Harbor Beach. Ron was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, and was on the Zion Trustee Board. He was a former member of the Harbor Beach Fire Department, and former chairperson of the Famous Zion German Dinner for 15 years. He enjoyed camping and fishing and also helping out with the Harbor Beach Athletic Association Fishing Tournament.


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Marian Mausolf

Marian Mausolf

Name: Marian A. Mausolf

Age: 95

Hometown: Harbor Beach, MI

Funeral Date: May 26, 2015

Date of Birth: February 28, 1920

Date of Passing: May 21, 2015

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Mass for Marian will be Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 11:30 am at the Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church of the Holy Name of Mary Parish, with Fr. William Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in St. Anthony’s Church Cemetery. Visitation for Marian will be Monday, May 25, 2015 from 1-8pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation on Tuesday will be at the church beginning at 10 am until time of services at 11:30 am. A Parish Vigil Service will take place Monday at 7 pm at the funeral home. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

She is survived by her children: Genevieve Schroeder and her husband Robert of Caseville, Larry Mausolf and his wife Sharon of Harbor Beach, David Mausolf and his wife Marcia of Cypress, Texas, Marlene Klee and her husband Gordon of Harbor Beach and Lois Korbel and her husband David of Harbor Beach, daughter-in-law Audrey Mausolf of Harbor Beach, 18 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren, and sisters: Della Wolschleger of Bad Axe and Virginia Leisse of Harbor Beach. Marian was preceded in death by 3 children: Helen Mausolf, Gary Mausolf and Dale Mausolf, her brothers Clarence and Norman Nowiski and twin sister Margaret Groll.

Biography

MARIAN A. MAUSOLF, age 95 of Harbor Beach, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Lakeview Extended Care and Rehab Center of the Harbor Beach Community Hospital. She was born on February 28, 1920 in Harbor Beach to the late Joseph and Francis (Schmoreski) Nowiski. Marian and Harry Mausolf were united in marriage on September 22, 1938 in Harbor Beach. He preceded her in death on January 13, 1987. Marian was a member of the Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening, bird watching, cooking, canning, sewing and her raspberries.


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Doris Leipprandt

Doris Leipprandt

Name: Doris J. Leipprandt

Age: 82

Hometown: Caseville, MI

Funeral Date: May 23, 2015

Date of Birth: June 03, 1932

Date of Passing: May 20, 2015

Funeral Home: Meyersieck Bussema Funeral Home

Funeral Information

The Funeral Service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Hayes United Methodist Church, Pigeon, with Rev. Karl Zeigler officiating. Burial will be in Grandlawn Cemetery. Memories may be shared online at meyersieckbussemafuneralhome.com VISITATION AT MEYERSIECK-BUSSEMA FUNERAL HOME, PIGEON: Friday, May 22 2 – 8 p.m. AND AT HAYES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Saturday, May 23 10 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m.

Family of the Deceased

Her survivors include four children, Janice (Donald) Hall of Trussville, Alabama, Timothy (Debra) Leipprandt of Elkton, Philip (Sherry) Leipprandt of Sand Point, and Julee (Jeffrey) Lockard of Winfield, Illinois; honorary son and former exchange student, Felipe Uribe (Tatiana, Samuel, Emilio); grandchildren: Jeffery Hall, Timothy (Stacey) Hall, Stephanie (Michael) Ouellette, Rebecca Gettel, Nicole (Luc) Bergsma, Ashley Leipprandt, Dr. Philip (Tabatha) Leipprandt, Christopher (Kimberly) Leipprandt, Cody Leipprandt, Jakob Lockard, Jonah Lockard, and Joshua Lockard; and great-grandchildren: Ana, Collin, Aidan, Austin, Elle, Jax, Sophia, Charlie, Luke, Logan, Keaton, Bryce, Abbie, and Eli Dewitt. Doris is also survived by her sister, Dorothy (Ray) Wakefield of Adrian; brother, Duane (Celia) Southworth of Flint; sister-in-law, Bette (Scottie) Scott of Elkton; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her husband and parents, preceding her in death were her granddaughter, Kristi Lee Leipprandt; grandson-in-law, Thomas W. Gettel; and brother, Don Southworth.

Biography

Doris J. Leipprandt, 82 of Caseville, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at home. Doris June Southworth was born in Elkton on June 3, 1932, and was the daughter of George and Florence (Striffler) Southworth. She graduated from Elkton High School in 1950 and attended St. Clair Community College. She was united in marriage to D. Charles Leipprandt at St. Paul’s Evangelical United Brethren Church, Elkton, on April 13, 1951. Chuck preceded her in death on April 18, 2015. In addition to being a homemaker throughout her lifetime, Doris worked for three years at Thumb National Bank in Pigeon. She was an active member of Hayes United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir, was a delegate to the Annual Church Conference, and was active with the United Methodist Women. Having a great interest in children and youth, Doris served on both the district and local level as youth counselor. Doris led youth mission, camping, canoeing and ski trips. She also served two stints as Girl Scout leader. Active for nine years on the Huron County Social Services Board (Family Independence Agency), she was also president of the District Board and served on the Michigan County Social Services Association. She was active on the Board of Directors for the Huron County Medical Care Facility when the first addition was built. Doris was also a member of the Pigeon District Library Board, the Pigeon Worthwhile Club, and Farm Bureau Lucky 50.


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BARTON VERELLEN

BARTON VERELLEN

Name: BARTON GEORGE VERELLEN

Age: 71

Hometown: Port Hope

Funeral Date: May 22, 2015

Date of Birth: Not Available

Date of Passing: December 06, 2012

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Cremation has taken place. Burial services for Bart will be Friday, May 22, 2015 at 11 am at Lakeview Cemetery in Port Hope. Local arrangements are being handled by the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach.

Biography

BARTON GEORGE VERELLEN, JR., age 71 of Florida, formerly of Port Hope, passed away December 6, 2012.


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Carl Heiden

Carl Heiden

Name: Carl W. Heiden

Age: 80

Hometown: Meade Twp.

Funeral Date: May 22, 2015

Date of Birth: June 08, 1934

Date of Passing: May 18, 2015

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Friday, May 22, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Elkton. Rev. Rodney Schwab, pastor will officiate with burial in Colfax Twp Cemetery. Friends may call at the Champagne Funeral Chapel, Elkton from 2 to 8 PM Thursday and at the church after 10 AM Friday. Memorial gifts may be directed to the Parkinson’s Foundation and words of condolence may be shared at www.cfcelkton.com.

Family of the Deceased

Surviving are his wife, Sharon; five children, twins, Jim (Jackie) Heiden of Pigeon, Tim (Barb) Heiden of Elkton, Ken (Val) Heiden of Elkton, Diana Heiden of Port Austin and Carl Jr of Saginaw; nine grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and a brother, Charles Heiden of Louisville, KY. Preceding him in death was a daughter-in-law, Amy Heiden and a brother, Gerald Heiden.

Biography

Carl W Heiden, Sr. age 80 of Meade Twp. near Elkton, died Tuesday afternoon, May 19, at his home while under hospice care. He was born June 8, 1934, in Detroit to the late Carl and Elsie (Langley) Heiden. After high School Carl attended Wayne University. In 1956, he and his family moved to Huron County settling a farm in Meade Twp. Carl farmed as well as working as the electrical supervisor at Active Industries. He later started his own business, Heiden Electronics, retiring in the late 90’s after 35 years in business. He was united in marriage to Sharon Rockefeller, May 28, 1965 in Port Huron. Carl was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Elkton and in his spare time, enjoyed woodworking.


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Constance "Connie" Fritz

Constance

Name: Constance "Connie" Fritz

Age: 82

Hometown: Bad Axe, MI

Funeral Date: May 23, 2015

Date of Birth: August 06, 1932

Date of Passing: May 04, 2015

Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home

Funeral Information

A memorial service will be 11 am, Saturday, May 23rd at Bad Axe First United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Philip Tousley officiating with visitation 10 am until time of service. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan. Memorials may be offered to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation or to Bad Axe First United Methodist Church. Condolences can be shared at www.macalpinefuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

Connie is survived by daughters Cheryl (John) Mooney of Bad Axe, MI and Karen Nicholson of Farmington Hills, MI; sons Steven Nicholson of Forest Park, Georgia; and Robbie (Gretchen) Nicholson of Tempe, Arizona; grandchildren Erin (Brandon) Swann, Tara (Greg) Fritz, Kyle Mooney, Kerrie Brown, Christine Nicholson, Holly Nicholson, Shannon (Michael) Hitt and Nolan Nicholson; and great grandsons Garrett Fritz, Jack Swann and Aiden Hitt.

Biography

Constance “Connie” Fritz, 82, of Bad Axe, MI and formerly of Walled Lake, MI passed away on May 4, 2015 at Meadow Lane Assisted Living with Hometown Hospice. Connie was born on August 6, 1932 to the late Joseph A. and Lucille (Chavoor) Spann in Detroit, Michigan. Connie graduated from Redford High School in 1950. She was a member of Bad Axe First United Methodist Church. Connie helped develop the Activity Program at the Sheltered Workshop which is currently Thumb Industries and was the Activities Director there. Connie was also an Administrative Secretary for many years at various places. She enjoyed church activities, baking, traveling, ballroom dancing and spending time with her family and friends.


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Arthur Guigar

Arthur Guigar

Name: Arthur W. Guigar

Age: 77

Hometown: Ubly

Funeral Date: May 20, 2015

Date of Birth: March 24, 1938

Date of Passing: May 16, 2015

Funeral Home: Smigielski Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Mass of Christian burial will be 11 am Wednesday, May 20 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Freiburg. Rev. Charles Hammond, pastor will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home in Ubly on Tuesday from 2:00-8:00 and Wednesday from 10:00-11:00 am at the church only. There will be a parish vigil service Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials have been requested to United Hospice of Marlette. Please visit www.smigielskifuneralhomes.com to express your sympathy and sign the guest book for Archie’s family.

Family of the Deceased

Archie is survived by his wife, Penny of Ubly; children, Sandy Vogel and her husband, Rick, of Ubly, Jeffery Guigar and his wife, Tammie of Bad Axe, David Guigar and his wife, Pauline of Cass City, Laurie Peruski and her husband, Cliff of Davison, Arthur “Butch” Guigar and his wife, Lori of Bad Axe, Bryan Guigar and his fiancée, Brenda Burns of Ubly; 16 grandchildren, Katie & Brandon Plester, Krystin Vogel and fiancé Chad Wolschleger, Jaime Vogel, Josh and Tiffanie Guigar, Wes and Ellen Guigar, Jill and Jeramie Dubs, Jenni & Justin Koglin, Nikki & Derek Guigar, Brad & Kristen Peruski, Chad & Jackie Peruski, Kyle Peruski, Alicia & Ronnie Marks, Aaron & Austin Guigar; 15 great grandchildren, Charlie and Claire Guigar, Evie Dubs, Bo Koglin, Abby, Carter and Ian Plester, Lauren & Adrianne Peruski, Colin & Logan Peruski, Jordan Cameron, Easton, Jaden & Eric Marks; 2 step grandchildren, Erica & Cameron Becker, Alysha Conley; 3 step great grandchildren, Loni, Ethan & Miley Becker; his brothers and sisters, Virginia Widdows of Port Huron, Betty Preston and her husband, Chuck of Clinton Township, Marvin Guigar of Detroit, Arlene Barber and her husband, Harry of China Township, Eugene Guigar and his wife, Mary of Ubly, Darrell Guigar and his wife, Linda of Bad Axe, Randy Guigar and his wife, Shari of Ubly; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, Norman; one brother-in-law, John Franzel; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Guigar and Bonnie Rumptz and her husband, Wayne.

Biography

Mr. Arthur “Archie” W. Guigar, 77 of Ubly, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 at McLaren Bay Region Hospital in Bay City. He was born on March 24, 1938 in Cass City to the late William and Margaret (Kulish) Guigar. He married Penny Franzel on May 31, 1958 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Freiburg. Archie grew up in Austin Township and graduated from the Freiburg Country School. He then attended Ubly High School for two years. He was a parishioner at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Freiburg all of his life. After Archie retired, he liked to sit on his back deck and watch the wildlife with his four legged best friends Kita and Buddy. He enjoyed his International tractors. Archie enjoyed time spent with his family and friends. He truly cherished spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, encouraging them to get into as much ruckus as they could.


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BARBARA SMITH

BARBARA SMITH

Name: BARBARA L. SMITH

Age: 78

Hometown: Harbor Beach

Funeral Date: May 20, 2015

Date of Birth: September 20, 1936

Date of Passing: May 17, 2015

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Services for Barbara will be Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 12noon at Zion Lutheran Church in Harbor Beach, with Rev. Ron Schultz officiating. Burial will follow in Grand Lawn Cemetery in Pigeon. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 2-8pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation on Wednesday will be at the church beginning at 11am until time of services at 12noon. There will be a scripture service Tuesday evening at 7:30pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

She is survived by two daughters, Leanne J. Smith of Kalamazoo and Lynelle Schott and her husband Matt of Harbor Beach and Mason, granddaughter Emma MacPherson and son-in-law Scott MacPherson of Harbor Beach. Barbara is also survived by her siblings Ronald Stein of Lake, Mississippi, Loren Stein of Pigeon, Linda Koerner of Furney, Texas and many nieces and nephews. Barbara is preceded in death by a daughter, Roxanne MacPherson and siblings, RB Stein, Kenneth Stein, Marion Ellenbalm, Gerald Stein and infant twins Marilyn & Myra Stein.

Biography

BARBARA L. SMITH, age 78 of Harbor Beach, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Mason, Michigan with hospice care. She was born on September 20, 1936 in Pigeon, MI to the late Carl and Martha (Haifner) Stein. She and Sanford Lee Smith were united in marriage on June 11, 1955 in Linkville, MI. Lee preceded her in death on May 9, 1996. Barbara was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church in Harbor Beach, being a part of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League and was an avid quilter and belonged to the Zion Quilters Club. She enjoyed flowers and was a member of the Harbor Beach Bloomers, planting flowers on the bike path. She is the former owner of the Smith Department Store and the Snack Shack bakery.


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Arlene Winkel

Arlene Winkel

Name: Arlene Marie Winkel

Age: 93

Hometown: Harbor Beach, MI

Funeral Date: Not Available

Date of Birth: July 24, 1921

Date of Passing: May 16, 2015

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Cremation has taken place at Sunset Valley Crematory of Bay City. A graveside service at Rock Falls Cemetery will take place at a later time. Memorials may be given to the Harbor Beach Library and the Harbor Beach Theater. Arrangements are being handled by the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

She is survived by her daughters: Laurene Molinaro of Harbor Beach, and Karen Johnson of Harbor Beach, 3 granddaughters: Lia Gulick, Rhonda Bucholtz, and Amy Molinaro, 2 great grandsons: Jacob David Gulick and Cody James Gulick, and siblings: Bill Lester of Port Huron, Ken Lester and his wife Betty of Virginia, and Treasure Wixson of Lexington. Arlene was preceded in death by a daughter Penny Lynn Winkel, and siblings: Carrol, Gerald, Gladys, Betty and Alma.

Biography

ARLENE MARIE WINKEL, age 93 of Harbor Beach, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Lakeview Extended Care and Rehab Center of the Harbor Beach Community Hospital. She was born on July 24, 1921 to the late Clyde and Bessie (Summerville) Lester. Arlene and Ernest Winkel were united in marriage on November 9, 1939 in Harbor Beach. He preceded her in death on August 2, 2013. Arlene was a former bowler, and enjoyed working on ceramics, flowers, and reading. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.


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Honora Guza

Honora Guza

Name: Honora Mary Guza

Age: 89

Hometown: Cass City, MI

Funeral Date: May 21, 2015

Date of Birth: September 25, 1925

Date of Passing: May 11, 2015

Funeral Home: Unionville Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Funeral held at St Pancratius Church of Cass City, MI on Thursday, May 21st at 10am. Visitation at 9am, at the church before the funeral service.

Family of the Deceased

Mrs Guza is survived by her daughter Catherine (Timothy) Dingman, of Holly, MI. Brother : William Markle, of Troy, MI. She was preceded in death by husband Phillip. Memorials may be made to the church.

Biography

Honora Mary Markle Guza was born on September 9th, 1925, in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada.


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Vera Deering

Vera Deering

Name: Vera M. Deering

Age: 98

Hometown: Cass City, MI

Funeral Date: May 23, 2015

Date of Birth: August 02, 1916

Date of Passing: May 02, 2015

Funeral Home: Kranz Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Vera is survived by her children: Gary (Rebecca) Deering of Cass City, Ruth (Fred) Spencer of Atkin, SC, Rose Mary Bullock of Tucson, AZ; grandchildren: Amanda (Robert) Puritt, Diedra Deering, Brad (Lorie) Bullock, Nan Horest; 6 great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Roe of Pigeon; brother-in-law, Ernie Haag of Flint; sister-in-law, Lillian Kohl of Colorado Springs, CO; many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by brothers: Roland Kohl, Floyd Kohl, Bob Kohl, Kenneth Kohl, Henry Kohl, Walt Kohl; sisters: Goldie Haag, Stella Arthur, Florence Haag, Helen Warner.

Family of the Deceased

Memorial service held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City. Interment will be in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Thumb Animal Shelter. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com. Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015 in Kranz Funeral Home - Cass City

Biography

Vera M. Deering, 98, of Cass City, died Saturday May 2, 2015 in Heritage Hill Assisted Living, Caro. She was born August 2, 1916 in Bay Port the fourth of twelve children born to Henry and Fannie (Steckley) Kohl. She married Edward Deering in 1935 in Elkton. He died July 12, 1992. Vera attended Quarry Country School between Bay Port and Pigeon through the 6th grade. She was raised in a family of hardworkers. Many stories can be told about which of the twelve children worked the hardest. Vera was very talented at interior design and helped with the redecorating of many residential homes. She loved feeding the humming birds and kept a journal of when they arrived each spring and left each fall. Vera loved working in her flower gardens. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Cass City.


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Jeanne DeVrendt

Jeanne DeVrendt

Name: Jeanne DeVrendt

Age: 68

Hometown: Harbor Beach, MI

Funeral Date: May 15, 2015

Date of Birth: November 26, 1946

Date of Passing: May 12, 2015

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Services for Jeanne will be Friday, May 15, 2015 at 11 am at Ramsey Funeral Home in Harbor Beach, with Rev. William Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Lake Huron Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 2-8pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation on Friday will be at the funeral home beginning at 10 am until time of services at 11 am. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

She is survived by her husband, James of Harbor Beach, brother Rudy (Gloria) Peyrk of Warren, stepchildren, Michelle of Canada, Darlene Trapp of Texas, Renee Wall of Gaylord, James DeVriendt of Florida, Simone DeVriendt of Grayling and Nichole DeVriendt of Arkansas.

Biography

JEANNE DeVRIENDT, age 68 of Harbor Beach, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Harbor Beach Community Hospital. She was born on November 26, 1946 in Detroit to the late Leo & Eleanor (Stroakowski) Pyrek. She and James were united in marriage on June 9, 1979 in Detroit. Jeanne enjoyed baking, shopping, crocheting, working with flowers in her backyard and her dog Dee Jay.


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