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Walter Bedford

Walter Bedford

Name: Walter Howard Bedford

Age: 87

Hometown: Pigeon & Caseville

Funeral Date: January 31, 2015

Date of Birth: January 03, 1928

Date of Passing: January 28, 2015

Funeral Home: Meyersieck-Bussema Funeral Home

Funeral Information

The Funeral Service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Salem United Methodist Church, Pigeon, with Rev. David Stewart, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Caseville Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Caseville United Methodist Church or Salem United Methodist Church. Memories may be shared online a meyersieckbussemafuneralhome.com VISITATION AT MEYERSIECK-BUSSEMA FUNERAL HOME, PIGEON: Friday, January 30 2 – 8 p.m. AND AT SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, PIGEON: Saturday, January 31 10 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m.

Family of the Deceased

His survivors include his wife, Ellamae Bedford of Pigeon; his children, Nancy Bedford of Bad Axe, Walt (Kristin) Bedford of Aurora, Colorado, Jeff (Carmen) Bedford of Caseville, and Bob (Michele) Bedford of St. Clair; stepchildren, Mick (Lynn) Conners and Colleen (Paul) Poisson, both of Caseville, Jeff Diachenko of Bay Port, Melony (Marc) Cross of Texas, Teresa Stiles of Flint, and Chris (Mike) Bean of Swartz Creek; step daughter-in-law, Susan (Conners) Krueger of Caseville; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Clark (Sandra) Bedford of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; sister, Ruth Leinweber of Pigeon; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his son, Ronald; stepson, Patrick; and former wives, Elinor and June.

Biography

Walter Howard Bedford, 87 of Pigeon and Caseville, passed away Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Courtney Manor in Bad Axe. Howard was born in Caseville Township on January 3, 1928, and was the son of Walter H. and Clara G. (Gwinn) Bedford. He graduated from Pigeon High School. On July 11, 1994 he was united in marriage to Ellamae Christner Diachenko at the Salem United Methodist Church, Pigeon. He was previously married to Elinor Rathje and June Conners. Howard had worked for Pigeon Manufacturing, and owned and operated Bedford Disposal for many years, retiring in 1983. He was an accomplished musician, playing tenor saxophone throughout his lifetime. He played with numerous musical groups, including the Howard Bedford Band and Act Three. His most recent recording was with Jim Felske. Howard enjoyed tinkering with his antique tractors, performing, and spending time with his friends and family. He was a member of the F.O.E. #3690 in Caseville. He attended the Hayes and Salem United Methodist Churches, and was a member at the Caseville United Methodist Church.


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MELVIN BALK

MELVIN BALK

Name: MELVIN L. BALK

Age: 64

Hometown: Harbor Beach

Funeral Date: January 30, 2015

Date of Birth: May 08, 1950

Date of Passing: January 26, 2015

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral mass for Melvin will be Friday, January 30, 2015 at 1 pm at the Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church, of the Holy Name of Mary Parish, with Fr. William Spencer officiating. Cremation will follow. Visitation for Melvin will be Thursday, from 3-8pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation on Friday will be at the church beginning at 12pm until time of services at 1 pm. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will take place Thursday at 7pm at the funeral home, followed by a Parish Vigil Service, at 7:30 pm at the funeral home. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his children: Emily Balk of Clare, Thomas Balk of Waco, TX, and Melanie Balk of Commerce Township, his father Melvin Balk of Harbor Beach, and siblings: Crystal Schipinski and her husband Daniel of Cass City, Martin Balk and his wife Deanna of Montana, Garry Balk and his wife Tammy of Romeo, Judith Balk of Minnesota, Cynthia Nowiski of Tennessee, Dianne Mazure and her husband Michael of Jenison, Paul Balk, Patricia Grifka and her husband Scott of Ubly, John Balk and his wife Cindy of Grand Rapids, and Matthew Balk of Blanca, FL. He was preceded in death by his mother Olive Balk and his brother Richard Scott Balk.

Biography

MELVIN L. BALK, JR., age 64 of Harbor Beach, passed away Monday, January 26, 2015 at McLaren Hospital Port Huron. He was born on May 8, 1950 to Melvin Balk and the late Olive (Fournier) Balk. Melvin served in the US Army during Vietnam, from 1968-1971. He was a member of Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, Bible Study, and the American Legion Post 197. Melvin was a musician who enjoyed playing the guitar.


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Kenneth Western

Kenneth Western

Name: Kenneth Lee Western

Age: 91

Hometown: Ubly

Funeral Date: January 28, 2015

Date of Birth: January 26, 1923

Date of Passing: January 24, 2015

Funeral Home: Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home

Funeral Information

The funeral service for Kenneth will be 11:00 am Wednesday, January 28 at the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home in Ubly with Rev. Robert Srock officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday from 1:00-8:00 pm and Wednesday from 10:00-11:00 am. Memorials may be directed to the First Presbyterian Church in Ubly or McLaren Hospice, 12900 Hall Road, Ste. 200, Sterling Heights, MI 48313. Please visit www.smigielskifuneralhomes.com to express your sympathy and sign the guest book for Kenneth’s family.

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by one son, Ronald (Connie) Western of Columbus, MI,; one daughter, Cheryl Ventimiglia of Sterling Heights; four grandchildren, Kevon (Marina) Ventimiglia, Lola Danielle (Tim) Hess, Bridgette Ventimiglia and fiancé Jason Lenard, Anthony Ventimiglia; five great grandsons, Lucas and Julian Ventimiglia, Gabriel and RJ Hess, Joshua Lenard; one sister, Beatrice (Fred) Sobieray; sisters-in-law, Gloria Western and Donna Glenn; many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ellsworth and Margaret Dunlap; 3 sisters, Nevetta Allen and her husband, Cecil, Florence Schrader and her husband, Verne, June Western; one brother, Charles “Chuck” Western; one brother-in-law, George Glenn.

Biography

Mr. Kenneth Lee Western, 91 of Ubly passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015 at McLaren Regional Medical Center of Mt. Clemens after a short illness. He was born on January 26, 1923 in Ubly to the late Wm. Russell and Grace (Broomfield) Western. He married Lola Dunlap on June 29, 1945 in Ubly. She preceded him in death on April 8, 1983. Kenneth served in the US Army during WII. He was a lifetime member of the First Presbyterian Church of Ubly and a member of the Masons. Kenneth worked at Detroit Edison for 35 years. He loved deer hunting and doing the word search from the Sunday Detroit Free Press. He was an avid Detroit Tigers fan. Kenneth cherished the time he spent with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.


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Warren DeBlois

Warren DeBlois

Name: Warren A. DeBlois

Age: 81

Hometown: Port Austin, MI

Funeral Date: January 29, 2015

Date of Birth: August 25, 1933

Date of Passing: January 21, 2015

Funeral Home: Knoblock Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Service will be on Thursday at 11:00 am, January 29, 2015 at the Knoblock Funeral Home in Kinde where visitation will be on Wednesday, January 28th from 2:00 – 8:00 pm and again on Thursday, from 10:00 am until the service at 11:00. Burial with Military Honors will follow at the Port Austin Township Cemetery.

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his copanion Betty Reardon children: Randy (Kim) DeBlois, Roxanne (Rick) Roedel, Roger (Lynn) DeBlois, Shannon (Kevin McAlpine) DeBlois, Jessica Braun, Rebeccah (Joel) Stammen and his grandchildren: Josh DeBlois, Meilani DeBlois, Rachel (Josh) Harrison, Miranda Farver, Chloe Farver, Noah Braun, Mya, Nora, and Leo Stammen. Also surviving is one Great-Grandchild, Liam DeBlois. He was preceded in death by siblings: Leroy DeBlois, Winifred Voss, and Roberta Lang.

Biography

Warren A. DeBlois, 81 of Port Austin died January 21, 2015 at Courtney Manor in Bad Axe. He was born August 25, 1933 in Paynesville, Minnesota to the late Oscar and Blanche (Gordon)DeBlois. He served for three years in the U.S. Navy and after which he served in the U.S. Air Force until his retirement . After he retired from the U.S. Air Force, Buzz worked for the Port Austin DPW. Buzz was a member of the American Legion Frank Horetski Port 499 in Port Austin. He enjoyed golf, the Detroit Tigers and Lions. He loved history and spending time with his grandchildren.


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Robert Baker

Robert Baker

Name: Robert Lyle Baker

Age: 95

Hometown: Caseville, MI

Funeral Date: January 28, 2015

Date of Birth: December 07, 1919

Date of Passing: January 25, 2015

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Wednesday, January 28th at the Champagne Funeral Chapel of Caseville. Visitation will be 3-8 Tuesday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to St. John Episcopal Church. Condolences may be shared at www.cfcCaseville.com

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his wife Virginia; children Jerry of Kingsport, TN, Georgia Sabrowsky of Dothan, AL, Gina (Daniel) Prickel of Cincinnati, OH, Jana (Douglas) Freeman of Pigeon and Dana (Robert) Corvino of Orchard Park, NY; 14 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; sister Ann Todd of Fairview and brother Charles (Ruth) Baker of New Mexico; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brothers George and Clyde and a sister Betty Bigelow.

Biography

Robert Lyle Baker, 95, of Caseville, died Sunday, January 25, 2015 at McLaren Bay Region Hospital in Bay City. Bob was born December 7, 1919 in Rose Township (Oakland County) to the late Charles and Eva (Trimmer) Baker. He graduated from Fenton High School in 1937. He served as a staff sergeant in the US Army during World War II in the Pacific theater. On December 24, 1940 he married Evelyn Kincaid, she preceded him in death on January 12, 1979. On September 21, 1986 he married D. Virginia Beauchamp LeBlanc at St. John Episcopal Church on Sand Point. He moved from Fenton to Caseville in 1969. He worked at Sleeper State Park as a park ranger from 1969 until retiring in 1986. He also spent many years farming. He was a deacon in the Episcopal Church on Sand Point and an active member of that faith community. He was a member of the Caseville American Legion. He enjoyed working in his yard, watching and feeding birds, and building.


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Richard Farver

Richard Farver

Name: Richard Lee Farver

Age: 78

Hometown: Caseville

Funeral Date: January 29, 2015

Date of Birth: July 14, 1936

Date of Passing: January 23, 2015

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A funeral service will be at 11:00 Thursday, January 29th at the Caseville United Methodist Church with Rev. Linda Fuller officiating. Burial will be in Caseville Twp Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-8 pm Wednesday at the Champagne Funeral Chapel of Caseville and one hour prior to the service in church on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Thumb Animal Shelter or Caseville Food Pantry. Condolences may be shared at www.cfcCaseville.com

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his wife Betty; daughters Sharon (Tim) Osentoski of Bad Axe and Beverley “Bee” (Craig) Gremel of Sebewaing; grandchildren Jeni, Jim, Tim, Denver, Danica and Michael; great-grandchildren Jailyn, Brett, Jordan, Matthew, Brady, Landon and Aislyn; and his sister Alice Hart of Lansing. He was preceded in death by his brothers Wallace, William and Lyle.

Biography

Richard Lee Farver, 78, a life-long Caseville resident, died Friday, January 23, 2015 at Waterman Hospital in Tavares, Florida. Richard was born July 14, 1936 at home in Caseville to the late Thomas and Ethel (Hazard) Farver. He graduated from Pigeon High School in 1954. On December 1, 1956 he married Betty Anne Power in Caseville. When he was younger he owned and operated Farver Hardwood Lumber in Caseville before establishing Farver Transport and Lake Transport, eventually retiring in 1992. Dick was a pilot and owner of Farver Field Airport in Caseville. He enjoyed snowmobiles, model airplanes, flying, boating, fishing, and the Detroit Tigers. Together with his wife, he split his time between Caseville in summer and Leesburg, Florida in the colder months.


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Florine Parkham

Florine Parkham

Name: Florine T. Parkham

Age: 85

Hometown: Port Austin, MI

Funeral Date: Not Available

Date of Birth: July 12, 1929

Date of Passing: January 24, 2015

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Florine chose not to have any services or visitation. There will be a graveside service for the family in the spring. She and Ed will be buried next to Harvey at St Felix Catholic Cemetery, Pinnebog. Memorials may be given to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Caseville, MI and words of condolence may be shared at www.cfcelkton.com.

Family of the Deceased

Surviving are two daughters, Alberta Jimkoski of Pinnebog and Judy St. George of Port Austin; her son, Joe (Judy) St. George of Clarkston; stepson, Timothy (Jae) Parkham of Marine City; stepdaughter-in-law, Maria Parkham of Sterling Heights; nine grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren and sister-in-law, June Hebert of Bad Axe. Ed preceded her in death just 19 days ago on January 5th, also preceding was her son-in-law, John Jimkoski; grandsons, Nick Jimkoski and Jeff Homrick; stepson, Duane Parkham; five brothers, Adlore, Cletus, Wilford, James, Robert and Peter Hebert and five sisters, Winnifred English, Virginia Hyzer, Lucilla Milton, Marilyn Hebert and Rosemary Bewick.

Biography

Florine T. Parkham age 85 of Port Austin, MI died Saturday evening, January 24, at Huron Medical Center, Bad Axe, MI. She was born July 12, 1929, to the late Nelson and Virginia (Ducharm) Hebert at the old Hubbard Hospital, Bad Axe and grew up in the Pinnebog, MI area. On November 15, 1947, she was united in marriage to Harvey St. George at St. Felix. They made their home and raised their family on a farm in Lake Township, MI. Harvey preceded her in death in 1972. Florine worked as a bartender at the Farmer’s Daughter near Oak Beach, MI retiring in 1981. After living alone several years, she met Ed Parkham. They married October 15, 1983 at St Roch Catholic Church, Caseville, MI. She and Ed traveled for 23 years throughout the US and Mexico in their RV. They remained faithful members of St Felix until it closing.


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Pearl Franzel

Pearl Franzel

Name: Pearl C. Franzel

Age: 93

Hometown: Minden City, MI

Funeral Date: January 27, 2015

Date of Birth: August 07, 1922

Date of Passing: January 23, 2015

Funeral Home: Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 am Tuesday, January 27 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church of Holy Apostle Parish in Ruth. Rev. Donald Eppenbrock will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery in the spring. Visitation will be at Sts. Peter & Paul Church Tuesday morning from 10:00-11:00 am. There will be a rosary by the Sts. Peter & Paul Christian Mothers Tuesday morning at 10:15 at Church. Memorials have been requested to the Family Discretionary Fund. Care has been entrusted to the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home in Ubly. Please visit www.smigielskifuneralhomes.com to express your sympathy and sign the guest book for Pearl’s family.

Family of the Deceased

Pearl is survived by three sons, Ronald Franzel of Detroit, Russell Franzel of Minden City, Roger Franzel of Ubly; three daughters, Mary Peruski and her husband, Kenneth of Bad Axe, Susan Woodward and her husband, William of Snover, Kay Franzel of Cass City; 13 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Richard Franzel, one grandson, Martin Franzel; one great granddaughter, Alexandra Franzel; one sister, Lula Miller; one brother, Ervin Oswald.

Biography

Mrs. Pearl C. Franzel, 93 of Minden City, passed away Friday, January 23, 2015 at her residence under hospice care. She was born on August 7, 1922 in Minden City to the late Herman and Catherine (Lautner) Oswald. She married Martin Lincoln Franzel on October 3, 1942 at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Ruth. He preceded her in death on November 24, 1995. Pearl was an eighth grade graduate of the Kelly Country School and a graduate of the Minden City High School. She was a parishioner at Sts. Peter & Paul Church of Holy Apostle Parish in Ruth where she was also a member of the Christian Mothers. Pearl enjoyed attending church, dancing and her flower beds. She cherished time spent with her family.


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Wayne Walker

Wayne Walker

Name: Wayne C. Walker

Age: 84

Hometown: Allegan

Funeral Date: January 22, 2015

Date of Birth: July 28, 1930

Date of Passing: January 19, 2015

Funeral Home: Smith Family Funeral Homes

Funeral Information

Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes St. Johns, Michigan. A Graveside Service will be held at South Bingham Township Cemetery, St. Johns, MI, at 10:00 A.M., Thursday January 22nd, 2015, with Pastor Terry Norton officiating.

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his wife Helen Walker of Allegan, MI, 2 daughters; Erma Witkowski, and LaVonne and George Pettinger, son Wayne Robert Walker, 9 grandchildren, & 8 great grandchildren, 1 sister Joyce and Jim Turner, and 5 brothers; Wendell and Rose Walker, Frank Howard, Arthur and Linda Howard, Ellis and Bonnie Howard, and Charles and Jennie Miller. He is also survived by many nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, son Robert, grandson Donald, 2 sisters; Geraldine and Carol and brother Irvin.

Biography

Wayne C. Walker, age 84, of Allegan, MI formerly of St. Johns, died Monday, January 19, 2015 at his home. Wayne was born in Breckenridge, Michigan on July 28, 1930, the son of George and Ruth (Risley) Walker. He graduated from Rodney B. High School in St. Johns, Michigan with the class of 1948. On August 4, 1956 Wayne married Helen M. Morrison in St. Johns, Michigan. He served his country in the U.S. Army. Wayne had farmed for many years. In his later years, he worked in the woods with the Amish and he provided transportation for them for many years. Wayne resided in St. Johns, Michigan, moving to Eaton Rapids and then to Minden City, Michigan, before moving to Allegan about 4 years ago.


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CHARLES DAHLKE

CHARLES DAHLKE

Name: CHARLES DAHLKE

Age: 60

Hometown: Harbor Beach

Funeral Date: January 23, 2015

Date of Birth: March 09, 1954

Date of Passing: January 19, 2015

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Services will be Friday, January 23, 2015 at 1pm at the Zion Lutheran Church of Harbor Beach, with Rev. Ron Schultz officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Falls Cemetery. Visitation for Charles will be Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 2-8pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation on Friday will be at the church beginning at 12 pm until time of services at 1 pm. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

Charles is survived by his children, Michael Dahlke and his wife Rebecca of Harbor Beach, Charles L. Dahlke of Harbor Beach, Michele Padilla and her husband Orlando of Thornton, Colorado, 6 grandchildren, his brother Curtis Dahlke and his wife Carol of Earlville, Iowa, and 2 sisters: Connie Griffee and her husband Randy of Dade City, Florida, and Charlene Benson and her husband Michael of Westminster, Colorado. He was preceded in death by a son Dennis Dahlke, and a brother Delmar Dahlke.

Biography

CHARLES DAHLKE, age 60 of Harbor Beach, passed away Monday, January 19, 2015 at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan. He was born on March 9, 1954 in Harbor Beach to the late Chester and Alice (Oswald) Dahlke. Charles worked on the Farm his entire life. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, and enjoyed woodworking.


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Harold Blome

Harold Blome

Name: Harold Werner Blome

Age: 79

Hometown: Pigeon

Funeral Date: January 22, 2015

Date of Birth: April 27, 1935

Date of Passing: January 18, 2015

Funeral Home: Meyersieck-Bussema Funeral Home

Funeral Information

The Funeral Service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Cross Lutheran Church in Pigeon, with Rev. Timothy Loehrke, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Cross Lutheran Church. Memories may be shared online at meyersieckbussemafuneralhome.com VISITATION AT MEYERSIECK-BUSSEMA FUNERAL HOME, PIGEON: Wednesday, January 21 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. AND AT CROSS LUTHERAN CHURCH, PIGEON: Thursday, January 22 10 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m.

Family of the Deceased

His survivors include his children: Peggy Lynn Putman of Bay City, Patsy Ann Aguilera, Kathy J. (David) Nimtz of Sebewaing, Nancy R. Russell of Florida, Renee S. (Rev. Eric) Majeski of Washington Township, and Robert H. Blome and Thomas M. Blome, both of Saginaw; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Joanne Powers of Indiana; several nieces and nephews; and sisters-in-law, Joan Blome and Shirley Blome. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald Blome and John Blome.

Biography

Harold Werner “Harry” Blome, 79 of Pigeon, passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015 at Scheurer Hospital in Pigeon. He was born in Oliver Township on April 27, 1935 and was the son of Gustav and Gertrude J. (Kaucher) Blome. Growing up, Harold attended Cross Lutheran School and Cross Lutheran Church, where he was a member. Harold farmed throughout his lifetime, and more recently worked for Buchholz Transport in Pigeon. He enjoyed hunting near Hubbard Lake. When younger, he also enjoyed golfing.


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Aldine Ewald

Aldine Ewald

Name: Aldine R. Ewald

Age: 95

Hometown: Elkton, MI

Funeral Date: January 24, 2015

Date of Birth: March 24, 1919

Date of Passing: January 17, 2015

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Saturday, January 24, at the Elkton United Methodist Church. Rev. Craig Pillow, pastor will officiate with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Elkton. Friends may call at the Champagne Funeral Chapel, Elkton from 2 to 8 PM Friday and at the church after 10 AM Saturday. A special thank you to the staff at Courtney and Dr. Richard and Jean Lockard for their caring and concern. Memorials may be given to her church and words of condolence may be shared at www.cfcelkton.com.

Family of the Deceased

Surviving are three sons, Donald (Ruth) Ewald of Sand Point, Roger (Pat) Ewald of Elkton and Larry (Diane) Ewald of Port St Lucie, FL; six grandchildren; Jeff (Sue) Ewald, Julie (Steve) Pridgeon, Steve (Bonnie Richmond) Ewald, Mike Ewald, Robin (Rev. Dr. Craig) Oosterveen and Greg Ewald; eight great grandchildren, Jennifer, Jacob, Chloe, Kendal, Connor, Kennedy, Blake and Tyler; two brothers, Matt Fritz and Richard Fritz both of Elkton; a sister, Luella Ewald of Elkton; sisters-in-laws, Leona Fritz of Elkton and Meida Fuller of Sebewaing and many nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were brothers, Norman, Leonard, Wallace, Otis, Calvin and Willard Fritz and a sister, Vernita Schuester.

Biography

Aldine R. Ewald age 95 of Elkton died Saturday evening, January 17, at Courtney Manor Bad Axe. She was born March 24, 1919 in Owendale to the late Charles and Louise (Steinman) Fritz. On February 14, 1942, she was united in marriage to Milford W. Ewald at the Owendale Methodist Church. In 1957, they moved to East Detroit while Milford was employed at Chrysler Corp. Milford retired in 1975 and they moved back to Elkton in 1978. Milford preceded her in death April 14, 1986. She was a faithful member of the Elkton United Methodist Church and enjoyed quilting, sewing, working in her flower garden; spending winters in Florida with her sons and baking cookies and pies for her grandchildren.


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Raymond Bauley

Raymond Bauley

Name: Raymond P. Bauley

Age: 77

Hometown: Caseville, MI

Funeral Date: January 23, 2015

Date of Birth: November 11, 1937

Date of Passing: January 18, 2015

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm Friday, January 23rd at the Champagne Funeral Chapel of Caseville with Fr. Robert Pare presiding. Visitation will be from 11:00 am Friday until the time of the service. Condolences may be shared at www.cfcCaseville.com

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his daughters Dawn Pluto of Bay City, Robin Bauley of Lincoln Park and Tracy Swanson (Jerry Allen) of Bay City; grandchildren Joe, Tony, Zachary, Amber, Nicole and Andrew; and sisters Mary (Lou) Kozler of Johannesburg, Ida Navarre of Florida and Clair Barevich of Sand Point.

Biography

Raymond P. Bauley, 77, of Caseville, died suddenly Sunday, January 18, 2015 at his home. He was born November 11, 1937 to the late Raymond and Marian (Perry) Bauley and graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes High School, River Rouge in 1954. He married Ethel Arlene Henshall on August 19, 1961 in Bethesda, Maryland. She preceded him in death in March 2000. He was very proud of being a US Navy veteran, retiring after a 22-year career at the rank of Lt. Commander. During his time in service he served in Vietnam and held many positions relating to military healthcare. After his time in the Navy, he worked at the East Central Michigan Health Systems Agency. He moved from Saginaw to Sand Point in 1988. He was a member of the Caseville Eagles and the Knights of Columbus.


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HENRY WINKEL

HENRY WINKEL

Name: HENRY H. WINKEL

Age: 95

Hometown: Harbor Beach

Funeral Date: January 22, 2015

Date of Birth: October 09, 1919

Date of Passing: January 19, 2015

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Services will take place Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 1:00pm at Zion Lutheran Church, with Reverend Ron Schultz officiating. Burial will take place at Rock Falls Cemetery. Visitation will take place Wednesday, January 21, 2015 from 5-8pm with a scripture service at 7:45pm. Visitation will also take place Thursday from Noon until the time of service at 1pm at the church. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

Henry is survived by a brother, Victor Winkel of Harbor Beach and a sister Gerda Odinga of Zephyr Hills, Florida. He is preceded in death by two brothers Gerhard Winkel and Helmuth Winkel and a sister, Ruth Lovejoy.

Biography

HENRY H. WINKEL, age 95 of Harbor Beach, passed away Monday, January 19, 2015 at Lakeview Extended Care and Rehab of the Harbor Beach Community Hospital. He was born on October 9, 1919 in Stolp, Germany to the late Franz and Marie (Lull) Winkel. Henry was a long-time employee of the Hercules Powder Company, working in the chemical lab, retiring in 1974. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Harbor Beach. Henry enjoyed fishing in Harbor Beach as well as Lake St. Helen. He was an avid UofM Wolverine fan and enjoyed watching the Detroit Tigers and Lions and listening to polka music, especially Molly B.


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