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Robert Chaput

Robert Chaput

Name: Robert V. Chaput

Age: 86

Hometown: Pigeon, MI

Funeral Date: June 03, 2016

Date of Birth: September 07, 1929

Date of Passing: May 25, 2016

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A memorial mass will be celebrated 11:00 AM Friday, June 3, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, Pigeon. Rev. Fr. Robert Pare’ pastor will officiate with interment next to his wife at Holy Cross Cemetery, Alpena. Memorial gifts may be directed to Thumb Animal Shelter, Elkton or the Huron Humane Society, Alpena. Words of condolence may be shared at www.cfcelkton.com.

Family of the Deceased

Surviving are four children, Kaye (Bruce) Grubba of Sand Point, Keith (Donna) Black of Burns, WY, Denise Black of Lansing and Gregg (Cindy) Black of Elysian, MN; six grandchildren, Krista (Todd) Hohl, Ryan Cousineau, Kevin Adache, Erica (Aaron) Brown, Mallory Ickes and Jack Ickes; three great grandchildren, Kelsi and Makenna Brown and Tyler Hohl; siblings, Ursula Persha of South Range, Carol Stevens of Trimountain and Alice (Jim) Wallberg of Davison Preceding him in death were two brothers-in-law, Joe Persha and Henry Stevens.

Biography

Robert V Chaput age 86 of Pigeon formerly of Alpena died Wednesday morning, May 25, at his home in Pigeon. He was born September 7, 1929 in Houghton to the late Victor and Helen (Haischer) Chaput. On August 29, 1970, he was united in marriage to Audrey (Dubie) Black at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Alpena. She preceded him in death August 16, 2012. Bob served his country first in the US Navy and then in the US Army during the Korean War. In the early 50's, Bob was involved in the Flint All Sports Hockey Team, and was an accomplished semi-professional hockey player leading the league in scoring. He was a member of St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, Pigeon and enjoyed golf, hunting and gardening.


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Virginia Bouck

Virginia Bouck

Name: Virginia J. Bouck

Age: 84

Hometown: Elkton, MI

Funeral Date: June 01, 2016

Date of Birth: June 26, 1931

Date of Passing: May 27, 2016

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 1, at the Elkton United Methodist Church. Rev. Craig Pillow, pastor will officiate with burial in Colfax Twp. Cemetery. Friends may call at the Champagne Funeral Chapel, Elkton from 3 to 8 PM Tuesday and at the church after 10 AM Wednesday. Memorial gifts may be directed to the Elkton United Methodist Church and words of condolence may be shared at www.cfcelkton.com

Family of the Deceased

Surviving are two children, Connie (Paul) Lennox of Fenton, MI and Donald (Nancy) Bouck of Bad Axe, MI; five grandchildren, Aaron Bouck, Ian (Hollie) Lennox, Chris (Sara) Bouck, Alicia Konecny and Shawn Lennox; nine great grandchildren, Madysen, Kennedy, Seth, Annabelle, Evan, Aubree, Lydia, Brennan and Easton; a brother, Walt (Phyllis) Badgley of Turner, MI; a sister, Doris Anderson of Roseville, MI and brother-in-law Mike Germaine of Dearborn Heights, MI. Preceding her in death were her husband, Chuck in March of last year; a brother, Kenny Badgley; two sisters Lucille Germaine and Alva Aherian and brothers-in-law, Bill Aherian and Orville Anderson.

Biography

Virginia J. Bouck age 84 of Elkton, MI passed away, Friday, May 27, at Huron County Medical Care Facility, Bad Axe, MI. She was born June 26, 1931 in Bloomfield Township, MI to the late William and Esther (Mayer) Badgley. On June 16, 1949, she was united in marriage to Charles A. Bouck in Van Dyke, Michigan. They moved into Elkton shortly after their marriage, where Virginia was a full time mother and homemaker. Virginia was a long time member of the Elkton United Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family, she also loved gardening, and camping with her family.


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Erwin Eggert

Erwin Eggert

Name: Erwin Carl Eggert

Age: 87

Hometown: Bad Axe, MI

Funeral Date: June 01, 2016

Date of Birth: January 09, 1929

Date of Passing: May 28, 2016

Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral service for Erwin will be 2 pm on Wednesday, June 1st at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Bad Axe with Rev. Kenneth Lueke officiating. Burial will be at Colfax Township Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 – 9 pm on Tuesday, May 31st at the MacAlpine Funeral Home in Bad Axe and noon to 2 pm on Wednesday, June 1st at the church. Memorials may be offered to Our Savior Lutheran Church or to the Family Discretionary Fund. Condolences can be shared at www.macalpinefuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

Erwin is survived by his wife of 33 years, Lori; two sons: Doug (Beth) Eggert of Brownstown, Michigan and Scott Eggert (and special friend, Jessica Strout) of Norwich, Connecticut; one step-son, Joe (Natalie) Liss of Niles, Michigan; two daughters: Bonnie Lembas of Baltimore and Brenda (Gary) Jandereski of Bad Axe; one step daughter, Melissa (Wade) Roberts of Houghton Lake; 11 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers: Arnold Eggert of Port Hope, Merl (Patsy) Eggert of Port Hope and Robert (Mary Ann) Eggert of Caro; sister in law, Mary Wirgau of Bad Axe. He was preceded in death by his sister, Alma Engel; brother, Wilbur Eggert; sisters in law, Betty Eggert and Bernice Eggert; brothers in law, Walton Engel and Eugene Wirgau; and two grandsons.

Biography

Erwin Carl Eggert, 87, of Bad Axe, went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 28, 2016, surrounded by his family. He was born on January 9, 1929 to the late Theodore and Helene (Schultz) Eggert of Port Hope, Michigan. On September 8, 1956, he married Luella Smith. On June 5, 1982, he married Lori Kretchman Liss. Erwin attended St. John’s Lutheran School in Port Hope. He loved to hunt and fish. He worked the family farm with his dad for a number of years. He trimmed trees for Detroit Edison. He also worked for Liberty Special Tool Company and Harbor Beach Wire. Erwin was a foster grandparent for a few years where he worked with special needs children. He loved what he did. Erwin also did carpenter work for years and enjoyed gardening. Most of all, he enjoyed his grandchildren. Erwin is a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church, where he served as an usher for many years. He also ushered at St. Peter’s in Kinde and at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Port Hope.


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Alice Gottschalk

Alice Gottschalk

Name: Alice Gottschalk

Age: 93

Hometown: Kinde, MI

Funeral Date: June 01, 2016

Date of Birth: April 08, 1923

Date of Passing: May 27, 2016

Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Mass of Christian burial for Alice will be on Wednesday, June 1st at 11:00 am at St. Edwards Catholic Church, Kinde with Fr. Craig Carolan officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Port Austin. Visitation is from 2-8 pm on Tuesday, May 31st with scripture at 7:00 pm and Wednesday 9:30 to 10:30 am at MacAlpine-Gage Funeral Home in Kinde. Memorials may be offered to the Family Discretionary Fund. Condolences can be shared at macalpinefuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

She is survived by three daughters: Carol (Lynn) Bess of Bridgewater, VA, Judith (Ray) Guthrie of Bridgewater, VA. and Colleen (Dan) Talaski of Bad Axe, four sons: Patrick (Judy) Gottschalk of Bad Axe, Daniel Gottschalk of Port Austin, Dennis (Julie) Gottschalk of Port Austin and Robert (Pam) Gottschalk of Kinde: 17 grand-children: David (Tina) Healy of Verona, VA, Debbie (David) Patterson of Bridgewater, VA, Michael (Laura) Healy of Harrisonburg, VA, Kim (Jeremy) Wisman of Hinton, VA, Anthony (Jessica) Gottschalk of Bad Axe, Amanda (Paul) Nienaltowski of Port Austin, Megan Gottschalk of Oak Park, Carolyn (Brett) Beiser of Saginaw, Penny (Keith) Ferrei of Monroe, WI, Sarah (Keith) Shelton of Gladstone, Shannon (Josh) Hicks of Fraiser, Tisha (Shaun) Johnson of Essexville, Brandon Guthrie of Roanoke, VA, Adam (Casey) Guthrie of Mt. Crawford, VA, Jaclyn Guthrie of Japan, Terry (Brandie) Talaski of Ortonville and Scott (Liana) Talaski of Lancaster, S.C.; 23 great-grand- children: Samantha, Cheyanna,Heather, Hunter, Jackson, Cole, Natalie, Isabella, Caliegh, Liv, Domonic, Leo, Logan, Gianna, Parker, Jack, Steven, Eliza, Jakob, Lillian Mae, Abigail Rose, Jordan and MacKenzie; one great- great- grandchild, Fletcher and one brother in –law, Karl Byarski and several nieces and nephews. Alice was preceded in death by five brothers: Joe, Johnny, Frankie, Tony and Edward; four sisters: Tillie, Ceilia, Margaret and Rose.

Biography

Alice Gottschalk, 93, of Kinde, passed away on May 27, 2016 at Courtney Manor. She was born in Dwight Township to the late Frank and Hattie (Kreszewski) Lerash on April 8, 1923. She married Daniel C. Gottschalk on June 14, 1947 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Dwight Township. She was a life- long member of St. Edwards Church in Kinde. Daniel preceded her in death August 27, 2004. She attended the Kinde School System. Alice was employed at Hamill Seat Belt and cooked at Johnny’s Hotel. She enjoyed playing euchre; watching Detroit Tigers, and traveling to Grindstone for ice cream.


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Mary Alexander

Mary Alexander

Name: Mary E Alexander

Age: 87

Hometown: Rochester Hills, formerly of Elkton

Funeral Date: May 27, 2016

Date of Birth: January 07, 1929

Date of Passing: May 24, 2016

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Funeral service will be conducted 11:00 AM Friday, May 27, at Champagne Funeral Chapel, Elkton where friends may call from 3 to 8 PM Thursday and after 10 AM Friday. Memorial gifts may be directed to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or donor’s choice and words of condolence may be shared at www.cfcelkton.com.

Family of the Deceased

Surviving are her husband of 70 years, Duane; her son, Mike (Betsy) Alexander of Rochester Hills; three grandchildren, Brad Alexander of Shelby Twp., Jamie (Jesse) Rhodes of Benton, KY and Jeremy Stroud of Montana; three great grandchildren, Madison, Mallory and Macie; two brothers, James (Julia) Cook of Dallas, TX and Robert (Eleanor) Cook of Fort Worth, TX; four sisters, Kay Permenter, Sudie Holbrooks and Donna (Russell) Kelly all of West Point, MS and Peggy (Dick) Kuhl of Bay Port. Preceding her in death were two children, Bruce Alexander and Robin Stroud; son-in-law, John Stroud and a brother, Clarence Cook.

Biography

Mary E Alexander age 87, of Rochester Hills, formerly of Elkton, died Tuesday morning, May 24, at Crittenton Hospital, Rochester. She was born January 7, 1929 in West Point, Mississippi to the late Clarence and Lucille (Watson) Cook. She grew up there and graduated from West Point High School in 1945. She was united in marriage to Duane L. Alexander, January 31, 1946 and made their home in Mississippi. In 1951, they moved to Bay Port and in 1966 they came to Elkton where her husband was an Elkton Police officer. In 1964, when her children were nearly grown, began working at Cass City Cable given them 20 years, retiring in 1986. That same year they left Elkton to relocate in Benton, KY. They came back to Michigan in November of last year, when her health began to fail, to live near her son. Mary was a fun loving person who loved to read, bake and cook, always willing to share her recipes and really enjoyed visiting with friends and family especially to discuss politics.


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James Mausolf

James Mausolf

Name: James I Mausolf

Age: 65

Hometown: Harbor Beach, MI

Funeral Date: May 28, 2016

Date of Birth: March 30, 1951

Date of Passing: May 24, 2016

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11 am in St. Anthony’s Church of Holy Name of Mary Parish in Helena with Fr. William Spencer officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be in the Ramsey Funeral Home, Harbor Beach on Friday from 2pm to 9pm and on Saturday at the church form 10am to 11am. A Rosary by the Knights of Columbus will be Friday at 6pm and a Parish Vigil Service will be at 630pm, all at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered at www.RamseyFH.com.

Family of the Deceased

James is survived by his wife Linda Mausolf and their daughters Angeline Mausolf and Sara Mausolf all of Harbor Beach. Also surviving are his siblings: Rosalee Clor of St. Clair, Joseph Mausolf and his wife June of Filion, Katherine Tenbusch and her husband John of Minden City, Marilyn Klee and her husband Don of Bad Axe, John Mausolf and his wife Elizabeth of Harbor Beach, Margaret Callender and her husband Tom of Ruth and Jerry Mausolf and his wife Bonnie of St. Clair Shores. Also surviving is Jim’s brother - in- law Marvin Groth and his wife Rosemary, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. John and Jennie Learman, and their children Isaiah, Jeremiah and Mikah were also very special people in Jim’s life. Jim was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Ron Clor and his sister-in-law, Juli Mausolf.

Biography

Jim was born on March 30, 1951 in Harbor Beach. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War from 1971 to 1973. James farmed all his life, milking cows and raising beef cattle. He was a parishioner of St. Anthony’s Church of Holy Name of Mary Parish in Helena, a member of the Helena Farm Bureau and the Ruth Council of the Knights of Columbus.


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Raymond Gintner

Raymond Gintner

Name: Raymond E. Gintner

Age: 77

Hometown: Sand Point, MI

Funeral Date: May 27, 2016

Date of Birth: March 19, 1939

Date of Passing: May 22, 2016

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A memorial service will be at 1:00pm Friday, May 27th at the Champagne Funeral Chapel of Caseville with Rev. Karen Bouverette officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00am Friday until the time of the service. Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be shared at www.cfcCaseville.com

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his wife Gaye; son Lance (Larisa) of Grand Blanc and daughter Lisa (Jim) Sasko of Saratoga Springs, New York; grandchildren Kade, Taryn, Messina, Cecilia; brother John (Bernie) Gintner of Bad Axe and sister Judy (John) Lipski of Bad Axe; and many other special friends and family. He was preceded in death by his sister Beverly McKnight.

Biography

Raymond E. Gintner, 77, of Sand Point, died at home Sunday, May 22, 2016. Ray was born March 19, 1939 in Bad Axe to the late Adam and Edna (Arch) Gintner. He graduated from Bad Axe High School in 1958. He served in the US Army from 1959 to 1961. On November 12, 1966 he married Gaye Schweitzer in Bad Axe. Ray retired as a superintendent from CJ Rogers Construction in Flint. He was a member of Laborers Union Local 1191 and the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Posse. He moved from Lapeer to Sand Point in 2006, and spent winters in Ft. Myers, Florida. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, birds and spending time with his grandchildren.


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Kathryn Puvalowski

Kathryn Puvalowski

Name: Kathryn A. Puvalowski

Age: 69

Hometown: Ubly, MI

Funeral Date: May 25, 2016

Date of Birth: November 14, 1946

Date of Passing: May 21, 2016

Funeral Home: Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Mass of Christian burial will be Wednesday, May 25 at St. John Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Ubly, 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 1:30-8:00 pm and Wednesday at St. John Church from 10:00-11:00 am. There will be a parish vigil service Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials have been requested to the American Cancer Society. Please visit www.smigielskifuneralhomes.com to express your sympathy and sign the guest book for Kathryn’s family.

Family of the Deceased

Kathryn is survived by four children, Brian Puvalowski and his wife, Tammy of Ubly, Laura Porzondek and her husband, Gary of Ubly, Kelly Rose and her husband, Robert of Harbor Beach, Kimberly Koehn and her husband, Shawn of Port Hope; 11 grandchildren, Greg Puvalowski and his special friend, Jenny Booms, Brittany and Brandon Lefler, Dakota, Jeremy and Cheyenne Porzondek, Samantha and Alexis Koehn, Robert Rose III and his wife, Kelsi Rochon, Cody Rose and his wife, Katlin;5 great grandchildren, Lily and Vincent Puvalowski, Madelyn Prater, Braylynn and Kayson Rose; one sister, Barb Doerr and her husband, Joe of Argyle; three sisters-in-law, Sally Gracey of Argyle, Doty Glaza and her husband Larry of Ubly, Karen Mausolf and her husband Steve of New Hudson; one brother-n-law, Ron Puvalowski and his wife, Nola of Lake Orion. Kathryn was preceded in death by one son, Gregory A. Puvalowski; one brother, Robert Henry, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ray and Grace Puvalowski, in-laws, Gary Puvalowski, Gloria Puvalowski and Marion Puvalowski.

Biography

Mrs. Kathryn A. Puvalowski, 69 of Ubly, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Courtney Manor of Bad Axe. She was born on November 14, 1946 in Deckerville to the late Virgil Roy and June (Temple) (Watson) Henry. She married Robert V. Puvalowski on June 19, 1965 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Argyle. He preceded her in death on November 20, 2013. Kathryn was a graduate of Deckerville High School. She farmed with her husband and was a wonderful homemaker. Kathryn was a parishioner of Good Shepherd Parish in Ubly. She enjoyed ceramics, cake decorating, gardening, flowers and visiting with her family, especially her grandchildren.


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