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Mary Lou Watterworth

 Mary Lou Watterworth

Name: Mary Lou Watterworth

Age: 87

Hometown: Marlette, MI

Funeral Date: July 29, 2016

Date of Birth: July 03, 1929

Date of Passing: July 26, 2016

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM Friday, July 29, at the Champagne Funeral Chapel, Elkton with burial in Caseville Twp. Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 AM until the time of services Friday. Memorial gifts may be directed to the Hannah Wolfe Retirement Home and word of condolence may be shared at www.cfcelkton.com.

Family of the Deceased

Surviving are her daughter, Barbara (Bill) Gielow of Marlette; brothers-in-law, Glenn (Elaine) Watterworth of Sterling Heights and Bob Watterworth of Venice, FL. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom; a grandson, Michael Borromey and two sisters.

Biography

Mary Lou Watterworth age 87, of Marlette passed away peacefully, Tuesday afternoon, July 26, at Courtney Manor, Bad Axe. She was born July 3, 1929, in Linden, WI to the late Richard and Viola (Crase) Dietzman. She met her soon to be husband, Thomas Watterworth, while he was in the service. They married August 31, 1946, in Madison WI and moved to Tom’s home town, Caseville where she and her sister-in-law, Gilda were switchboard operators for General Telephone. They moved to Imlay City in 1959, where Mary Lou was employed at Michigan Mike Producers Assn, then to Davison in 1963. After retiring they moved back to Huron County in 1985. In 2004, they went to live in Marlette to be nearer their daughter. Mary Lou enjoyed reading, crocheting, knitting, board games and playing cards with family and friends.


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Margaret Niemic

Margaret Niemic

Name: Margaret Irma Niemic

Age: 92

Hometown: Ubly, MI

Funeral Date: July 29, 2016

Date of Birth: February 22, 1924

Date of Passing: July 22, 2016

Funeral Home: Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home

Funeral Information

The memorial Mass for Margaret will be 11:00 am Friday, July 29 at St. Isidore Parish, St. Mary Church in Parisville. Rev. Todd Arnberg, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation with Margaret’s family will be Friday from 10:00 am until the mass at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been requested to the St. Mary Rosary Sodality or the donor’s charity of choice. 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 Margaret’s family.

Family of the Deceased

Margaret is survived by her son, David Niemic and his wife, Carolyn of Perrysburg, OH; her daughter, Kathleen Boehmer and her husband Jon of Lapeer; 17 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; one sister Florence Mausolf of Parisville; one brother, Leonard Nowicki of Bad Axe; many nieces and nephews. Margaret was preceded in death by one brother, Elmer Nowicki and one sister, Beatrice Ulewicz.

Biography

Margaret Irma Niemic, 92 of Ubly, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at St. Mary’s of Michigan. Margaret was born February 22, 1924 in Detroit to the late Alex and Lucy (Palach) Nowicki. She married Floren Niemic on October 30, 1943. He preceded her in death on December 10, 2006. Margaret was a homemaker. She worked as a “Rosie the Riveter” while her husband, Floren, served in WWII. She was a parishioner at St. Mary Catholic Church in St. Isidore Parish in Parisville where she was am ember of the St. Mary Rosary Sodality. Margaret enjoyed gardening and playing cards, especially pinochle and euchre.


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Wanda Gaffke

Wanda Gaffke

Name: Wanda Jean Gaffke

Age: 87

Hometown: Port Hope, MI

Funeral Date: July 29, 2016

Date of Birth: August 05, 1928

Date of Passing: July 26, 2016

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Services for Wanda will be Friday, July 29, 2016 at 11 am at the St. John Lutheran Church of Port Hope, with Rev. Henry Hales officiating. Burial will follow in the Port Hope Cemetery. Visitation for Wanda will be on Thursday from 2-8pm at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation on Friday will be at the church beginning at 10 am until time of services at 11 am. A Scripture Service will take place Thursday at 7:30 pm at the funeral home.

Family of the Deceased

Wanda is survived by her husband Orville Gaffke of Port Hope, and children: Clara Gust and her husband Mark of Port Hope, and Karen Asner and her husband Marcus of New York City, 7 grandchildren: Megan Buckley, Chelsea Heldt, Adam Heldt, Morgan Gust, Benjamin Asner, Lucas Asner, Samuel Asner, 2 great grandchildren: Sebastian Coleson, and Anderson Jon Buckley. She was preceded in death by a brother Norman Wallace.

Biography

Wanda Jean Gaffke, age 87 of Port Hope, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Covenant Medical Center of Saginaw. She was born on August 5, 1928 in Browns, IL to the late Lyman and Alatha (Litherland) Wallace. Wanda and Orville Gaffke were united in marriage on January 23, 1965 in Detroit. She was a member of the St. John Lutheran Church in Port Hope, and was very active in genealogy.


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Jack Schubach

Jack Schubach

Name: Jack S. Schubach

Age: 66

Hometown: Sandpoint, MI

Funeral Date: July 28, 2016

Date of Birth: April 13, 1950

Date of Passing: July 25, 2016

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Funeral services for Jack Schubach, will be conducted 11:00 AM Thursday, July 28, at the Hayes United Methodist Church, Caseville, MI. Rev Matthew Chapman. Pastor will officiate with burial in Caseville Twp. Cemetery. Friends may call at the Champagne Funeral Chapel, Elkton, MI from 2 to 9 PM Wednesday and at the church after 10:00 AM Thursday. Memorial gifts may be given to Relay for Life and words of condolence may be shared at www.cfcelkton.com.

Family of the Deceased

Surviving are his wife, Deena; children, Angie (Chris) Heussner of Marlette,MI; Chad (Misty) Schubach of Elkton,MI; Tami (Scott) Bradley of Sandusky,MI; Lisa (Wayne French) Detkowski of Snover, Lori Neuman of Bad Axe, MI; and Brianna Davis of Riverview, FL; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; four sisters, Anna Marie Krohn of Elkton,MI; Selma (Bob) Thiel of Pigeon,MI; Carolyn Champagne of Bad Axe and Ila Waller of Clinton Twp. Preceding him in death was a great granddaughter, Lauren Martin; his sister, Eunice Leitch; nephew, Gary “Judge” Leitch and brothers-in-law, Don Krohn, Oliver Leitch and Cal Waller.

Biography

Jack S. Schubach age 66 of Sand Point, MI died Monday, July 25, at Scheurer Hospital following a long bout with health problems. He was born April 13, 1950, in Pigeon, MI to the late Stanley and Florence (Fritz) Schubach. Jack grew up on the family farm north of Pigeon. After high school, Lakers, Class of 68, Jack worked on the family farm and eventually took over the operation from his father. He recently married Deena Rohl and made their home in Florida for the winter and here in the summers. Jack was fascinated with old cars and enjoyed working on them as well as building and inventing things to make life easier on the farm. A few years back, he built and flew Ultra-light airplanes for a hobby. He was a member of the Caseville (MI) Eagles and the Caro (MI) Moose Lodge.


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Budd Elenbaum

Budd Elenbaum

Name: Budd W. Elenbaum

Age: 87

Hometown: Pigeon, MI

Funeral Date: July 27, 2016

Date of Birth: June 15, 1929

Date of Passing: July 24, 2016

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 27, at the Community Wesleyan Church, Elkton. Rev. Ean Green, pastor Rev. William Onan will officiate with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Elkton. Friends may call at the Champagne Funeral Chapel, Elkton from 2 to 9 PM Tuesday and at the church after 10 AM Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to give a memorial might consider, Bay Shore Camp, the Gideon’s, Community Wesleyan Church or the Elkton United Methodist Church. Words of condolence may be shared at www.cfcelkton.com.

Family of the Deceased

Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Marylou; children, Daryl (Sharon) Elenbaum of Sebewaing, John (Rhonda) Ellenbaum of Sebewaing, Emily Clarke of Waterford, Debra Elenbaum of Tamarac, FL and Marla (Carl) Heck of Pigeon; 12 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; brother, Ron (Marilyn) Elenbaum of May; in-laws, Wayne Knechtel of Bad Axe, Marilyn Elenbaum of Sebewaing, Margie Elenbaum of Sebewaing, Lyle (Naomi) Thompson of Port Huron and many nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were two brothers, Sherl “Jake” Elenbaum and Gerald Elenbaum and his sister, Norma Thompson.

Biography

Budd W. “Tinker Budd” Elenbaum, age 87, of Pigeon went to be with his Lord, Sunday morning, July 24, at his home while under hospice care and surrounded by his family. He was born June 15, 1929 in Winsor Twp. at the home of his parents, the late Merrill and Wilma (Terrill) Elenbaum. Budd grew up on the family farm on Brown Road, and was a 1947 graduate of Pigeon High School. He furthered his studies with at Michigan State in agriculture. On June 17, 1950, he was united in marriage to MaryLou Knechtel at the Elkton EUB Church. Budd started a welding business in the 50’s and Thumb Truck and Equipment in the 60’s, making tractor pulling sleds that were used all over the state. He retired in late 90’s, turning the business over to his son Daryl. Budd was a man of strong faith, he and MaryLou had gone to Haiti to do mission work, was involved in Forgotten Man Ministries, the Gideon’s, the Men’s Chorus and loved playing his accordion. He spent the winters in Bradenton, FL the past 15 and enjoyed speaking to the inmates. He was an active member of the Elkton United Methodist Church and the Community Wesleyan Church.


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Mike Jaworski

Mike Jaworski

Name: Mike L Jaworski

Age: 82

Hometown: Bad Axe, MI

Funeral Date: Not Available

Date of Birth: February 18, 1934

Date of Passing: July 22, 2016

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

In keeping with Mike’s wishes, cremation has taken place. If you wish to offer your condolences to the family, please go to www.kaufmanfuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

Mike is survived by: 2 Sons-David (Debora) Jaworski of Bad Axe and Michael (Debbie) Jaworski of Dryden, MI. 3 Daughters-Karen (Mike) Burkhard of Bad Axe, MI ; Sandra Jaworski and friend Nick Swiastyn of Filion, MI and Renee Kretz of Saginaw Township, MI. 2 Sisters-Agnes Rooney of Bad Axe and Leona Carson of Bad Axe. 12 Grandchildren-Kelly (Ryan) Errer, Chad (Kelly) Jaworski, Adam Jaworski, Eric Burkhard, Tami (Randy) Gallagher, Alec (Anna) Jaworski, Steven Jaworski, Joe Duggan and fiancée Megan Defroy, Matt (Kaiti) Duggan, Luke Duggan, Jai Duggan, Alyssa Kretz. And 5 Great-grandchildren. Mike was preceded in death by: 1 Brother-Alfred Jaworski 1 Grandson-Brian Burkhard 1 Son-in-law- Steven Kretz 2 Brothers-in-law-Earl Rooney and Merle Carson.

Biography

Mike L. Jaworski, age 82, of Bad Axe,MI passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at Huron Medical Care Facility in Bad Axe, MI. Mike was born on February 18, 1934 in Kinde, son of the late Leo and Alice (Prill) Jaworski. He enjoyed polka music, hunting and going to the Ubly drag strip. He was also an avid NASCAR fan.


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Mary Sanner

Mary Sanner

Name: Mary Lou Sanner

Age: 90

Hometown: Independence, MO

Funeral Date: July 26, 2016

Date of Birth: February 04, 1926

Date of Passing: July 22, 2016

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Services for Mary Lou Sanner will be Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 11am at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach,MI with Dale & Esther Volz leading the services. Burial will follow at Rock Falls Cemetery. Visitation for Mary Lou will be on Monday, from 2-8pm at the funeral home. Visitation on Tuesday will begin at 10am until time of services at 11 am. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

Mary Lou is survived by her children, William Sanner of Independence, Missouri, JoAnne Sanner of Independence, Missouri and Mary Dee Kasmerchek of Independence, Missouri. Two Grandchildren: Robert Kasmerchek and Eric Sanner. She was preceded in death by a brother Bill Walsh.

Biography

MARY LOU SANNER, age 90 of Independence, Missouri, formerly of Harbor Beach,MI passed away Friday, July 22, 2016. She was born on February 4, 1926 in Michigan to the late Herman and Beatrice (Rawson) Walsh. Mary Lou and Joseph Sanner were united in marriage on November 17, 1945 in Port Huron,MI he preceded her in death on January 6, 1990. Mary Lou was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Harbor Beach and Independence, Missouri. She enjoyed working on puzzles, crosswords, and baking.


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Jennie Buchalski

 Jennie Buchalski

Name: Jennie M. Buchalski

Age: 93

Hometown: Lake Township, MI

Funeral Date: July 25, 2016

Date of Birth: August 15, 1922

Date of Passing: July 20, 2016

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A funeral mass will be celebrated 11:00 AM Monday, July 25th, at St. Roch Catholic Church, OLPH Parish, Caseville. Rev. Fr. Robert Pare’ pastor will officiate with burial in St Roch Cemetery. Friends may call at the Wasik Funeral Home, Warren from 1 to 6 PM Saturday with a rosary at 5 PM, Sunday from 2 to 7 PM at Champagne Funeral Chapel of Caseville with Eagles Auxiliary Ritual at 5 PM with rosary to follow. Visitation at the church after 10 AM Monday. Memorial gifts may be directed to St. Rita’s School for the Deaf or the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliot St., Detroit, MI 48207-3485 and words of condolence may be shared at www.cfcCaseville.com.

Family of the Deceased

Surviving are her children, Ronald Buchalski of Sterling Heights, Robert (Gail) Buchalski of Detroit, James Buchalski of Sterling Heights, Teresa Buchalski of Sterling Heights, Gerard Buchalski of Roseville and Bernadette (Rodney) Bechtel of Fresno, CA; six grandchildren, Christiana, Genevieve, Timothy, Stephanie, Lauren and Brendan and two great grandchildren, Charlotte and Nolan. Preceding her in death were brothers, Mitchell and Joseph Krajewski and daughter-in-law, Deborah Buchalski.

Biography

Jennie M. Buchalski age 93 of Lake Twp near Caseville died Wednesday evening, July 20th, at her home while under hospice care with family present. She was born August 15, 1922 in Detroit to the late Jozef and Mary (Lorek) Krajewski. On November 7, 1942, she was united in marriage to Bernard Buchalski at Resurrection Catholic Church, Detroit. She and Berny lived and raised their family in Detroit. In 1958, they built a cottage in Lake Twp. and in 1987 they moved there permanently after Berny retired. He preceded her in death, October 10, 2002. In her early childhood, Jennie belonged to the PRCUA girl scouts known as “Cory” and was a troop leader. Jennie was a very active person and was involved in the community. She was a member of St Roch Catholic Church, Caseville Eagles Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, Caseville Retirement Club, Caseville Travel Club, a former member of Our Lady Queen of Heaven in Detroit and the PRCUA Society #1313. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo and traveling. Jennie was also an excellent cook and baker, always willing to share her goodies. She always had time for family and friends and always made everyone feel welcome.


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Donna Stanton

Donna Stanton

Name: Donna Jean Stanton

Age: 89

Hometown: Bad Axe, MI

Funeral Date: July 26, 2016

Date of Birth: Not Available

Date of Passing: July 21, 2016

Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral service for Donna will be at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, July 26th at the MacAlpine Mac Chapel in Bad Axe.  Visitation will be from 10 am until time of service.

Biography

Donna Jean Stanton, 89, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2016 at Huron County Medical Care Facility.


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Alvin Kreh

Alvin Kreh

Name: Alvin V. Kreh

Age: 90

Hometown: Lincoln Township, MI

Funeral Date: July 26, 2016

Date of Birth: January 01, 1926

Date of Passing: July 20, 2016

Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral service will be 11 am on Tuesday, July 26th at the MacAlpine Gage Chapel in Kinde with Pastor Kathy Grimes officiating. Cremation will take place after the service. Visitation will be from 2-8 pm on Monday, July 25th at the MacAlpine Gage Chapel in Kinde and from 10 am until time of service on Tuesday, July 26th. He is at rest in Heaven now. Memorials may be offered to the Kinde Presbyterian Church. Condolences can be shared at www.macalpinefuneralhome.

Family of the Deceased

Alvin is survived by his wife of 70 years, Georgina Kreh of Kinde; his sons: Thomas (Kathleen) Kreh of Charlotte, William (Connie) Kreh of Weidman, and Robert (friend Marcie) Kreh of Alger; five grandchildren: Joshua (Jenny) Kreh, Matthew (Megan) Kreh, Sara (Troy) Stafford, Amanda (Kyle) Whymer, and Gracie Davis Kreh; three great grandchildren: Alexis, Collin, and Emerson Kreh. He was preceded in death by two sons, Alan D. Kreh and Timothy Kreh; grandson, Jason Kreh; his brother, James; and his sisters, Arlene Hilton, Grace Smith, and Helen Mott.

Biography

Alvin “Chick” V. Kreh, 90, of Lincoln Township, passed away peacefully on July 20, 2016 at the Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center in Saginaw. He was born on January 1, 1926 to the late Herbert and Bertha (Koehn) Kreh in Caseville, Michigan. Alvin graduated from Pigeon High School in 1944. He joined the U.S. Navy during World War II and spent 22 months in the South Pacific on the USS Oahu and mustered out in 1946. Alvin married Georgina Heasty in 1946. He was a Poultry farmer in Caseville and Kinde. Alvin was a member of the Kinde Presbyterian Church. When he had time, he loved to bowl, golf, hunt and fish. He always talked about wildlife, especially whitetails. He was an avid Detroit Tigers fan.


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Shirley Boom

Shirley Boom

Name: Shirley A Boom

Age: 78

Hometown: Harbor Beach, MI

Funeral Date: July 22, 2016

Date of Birth: February 22, 1938

Date of Passing: July 18, 2016

Funeral Home: Smigielski Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Mass of Christian burial will be Friday, July, 22 at 2:00 pm at Holy Apostle Parish, Sts. Peter & Paul Church in Ruth, MI. Rev. Christopher Coman, pastor will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery in Ruth. Visitation will be on Friday from 12:00-2:00 pm at Sts. Peter & Paul Church only. Memorials have been requested to East Huron Ambulance Service, Harbor Beach Hospital or Courtney Manor. Please visit www.smigielskifuneralhomes.com to express your sympathy and sign the guest book for Shirley’s family.

Family of the Deceased

Shirley is survived by her loving family, Bernadette Roggenbuck and her husband, Terry of Harbor Beach, Margie Booms and her husband, Wayne of South Bend, IN, Daniel Booms and his wife, Kim of Harbor Beach, Andrew Booms and his wife Dawn of Harbor Beach, Joan Particka and her husband, Tim of Ubly, MI; 8 grandchildren, Ryan Roggenbuck, Andrea Lobert, Sarah Edgell, Stephanie Booms-Alentado, MD, Elizabeth Booms, Hannah Booms, Shannon Particka, Rebecca Particka; 6 great grandchildren, William and Nathan Roggenbuck, Gabriel and Reese Lobert, Brayden and Grayson Edgell; 3 sisters, Agnes Petruck and her husband, Joe of Arkansas, Gladys Page and her husband, Joseph of Davison, Bernice Messing of Sandusky, MI; any nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by infant children, John, Linda, Darlene, Rita and two baby boys; one grandson, Eric, eight sisters, Mary Hartman, Annie Winkel, Genevieve Talaski Dahlke, Rosie Anstett, Joyce Pleiness, June Pawloski, infant twins Evelyn and Adalyn Roberts; four brothers, Jim, Jerome, Vincent and Bernard Roberts.

Biography

Mrs. Shirley A. Booms, 78 , of Harbor Beach,MI, went to be with her heavenly father on Monday, July 18, 2016. She passed away at Courtney Manor in Bad Axe, MI surrounded by family. Shirley was born on February 22, 1938 in Harbor Beach to the late Jacob and Mary (Siemen) Roberts. She was united in marriage to Eugene Booms on January 21, 1956 in Ruth, MI. He preceded her in death on October 27, 2012. Shirley was a graduate of a country school. She worked on the family farm and for Dian’s Catering. She was a parishioner of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Ruth where she was a member of the Christian Mothers. Shirley was always proud of her garden and always had something cooking in the kitchen. Her greatest love was her grandchildren and great grandchildren.


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Bryan Engler

Bryan Engler

Name: Bryan D Engler

Age: 60

Hometown: Bad Axe, MI

Funeral Date: July 21, 2016

Date of Birth: June 12, 1956

Date of Passing: July 15, 2016

Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Memorial service will be 1 pm on Thursday, July 21st at the MacAlpine Funeral Home. A gathering will be from 11 am until time of service. Memorials may be offered to the Huron County Medical Care Facility. Condolences can be shared at www.macalpinefuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his brothers: Alan (Ellen) Engler of Bad Axe, Eric (Linda) Engler of Cass City, William Engler of Filion, Andrew Engler of Bad Axe and Ed Engler of Luther, Michigan; sisters: Cathy (Andrew) Ozorowicz of Cass City, Louise (Steve) Nyquist of Minnesota and Jeannie (Nicholas) Carl of New York. Bryan was preceded in death by his brothers, Kenneth and Herbert, and his sister, Nancy Quirk.

Biography

Bryan D. Engler, 60, of Bad Axe, passed away peacefully on July 15, 2016 at Courtney Manor following a short illness. He was born in Bad Axe on June 12, 1956 to the late Otto and Stella (Krolakowski) Engler. Bryan graduated from Bad Axe High School in 1974. He was employed at Holdwick Metal Working. Bryan enjoyed working on model airplanes. He also volunteered at the park and patio at the Huron County Medical Care Facility.


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