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Howard AcMoody

Howard AcMoody

Name: Howard L. AcMoody

Age: 86

Hometown: Elkton, MI

Funeral Date: Not Available

Date of Birth: August 17, 1937

Date of Passing: April 08, 2024

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Graveside committal services will be 11:00am Saturday, May 11th at New River Cemetery in Huron Twp. Champagne Funeral Chapel is handling the services. Memorials in his memory may be made to Thumb Animal Shelter.

Family of the Deceased

Howard is survived by his children Kelli (Brian) Walsh of Pigeon, Karen Weimer of Delton and Kristen (Paul) DeBault of Vicksburg; step-children Mark Wilson of Norfolk, Virginia, Heidi Theisen of Elkton and Holly (Phil) Crown of Elkton; 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Linda, son Kevin, and brothers Dewane and Dale.

Biography

Howard L. AcMoody, 86, of Elkton, passed away Monday, April 8, 2024 at McLaren Hospital in Flint. Howard was born August 17, 1937 in Coldwater to the late Carroll and Beulah Arlene AcMoody. He served in the US National Guard. He owned and operated HL Services. He enjoyed spending time at his cabin in Welston snowmobiling, golfing, hunting and sitting by the campfire.


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Joyce Warschefsky

Joyce Warschefsky

Name: Joyce Warschefsky

Age: 95

Hometown: Clarkston

Funeral Date: April 13, 2024

Date of Birth: June 30, 1928

Date of Passing: April 10, 2024

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

A private family burial will take place on Saturday, April 13 in Carsonville. An informal celebration of life luncheon for friends and family will be held at 1:30pm at West Park Inn, 440 West Sanilac Road, Sandusky, MI. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to a fund or charity of your choice in her memory. If you wish to offer your condolences to the family please go to www.kaufmanfuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

She lived out her strong faith & was cherished & respected by her 4 children & their spouses, 12 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren (with 2 more on the way) & 3 step great grandchildren. The 68 years of married life that she & Lee spent together was an inspiration to us all. She will be deeply missed but grief is just the price we pay for love.

Biography

Joyce passed away suddenly on April 10, 2024 in Clarkston, MI. She was born June 30, 1928, to James & Iva (Graham) Rumble. She & her brother James grew up in Carsonville, MI where they had an idyllic childhood. She met the love of her life, Leland Warschefsky of Palms, MI at the roller rink where they loved to skate as a couple. They were married September 1, 1949 & began their life together at Michigan State College where she took homemaking classes while Lee finished his degrees. They eventually settled on a farm in Bad Axe, MI where they raised their children Tom, Jim, Linda & Mary. Joyce was a dedicated homemaker with a cellar full of homemade canned goods & a kitchen that smelled like fresh baked apple pie. She loved people & channeled this passion by volunteering at Our Savior Lutheran Church & the 4 B’s 4-H club. She served others through her work at local doctors’ offices & at George E. Greene Elementary School. Once the children were grown Lee & Joyce pursued their love of traveling the country - towing their fifth wheel, along with a group of close friends. They took many trips abroad, loved to spend time at their cottage on Lake Huron, the cabin in Gladwin & enjoyed many winters in Florida. Joyce spent endless hours pursuing her talents & hobbies: quilting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, ceramics, reading, gardening & gathering with friends & family over a game of cards. Joyce had such a welcoming presence & left a lasting legacy in the minds & hearts of those whose lives she touched. She had a wonderful sense of humor, loved to laugh & was a young 95 years old.


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William McIntyre

William McIntyre

Name: William McIntyre

Age: 74

Hometown: Bad Axe

Funeral Date: April 09, 2024

Date of Birth: May 04, 1949

Date of Passing: April 01, 2024

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

A Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 2 pm at the Kaufman Funeral Home in Bad Axe. Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 from 1 pm until the service time at 2 pm Memorials may be offered to the family. If you wish to offer your condolences to Bill’s family, please go to www.kaufmanfuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his wife, Sharon McIntyre of Bad Axe. Also survived by brother Eugene (Judy) McIntyre, sister Christine McIntyre, stepchildren Lisa Thomas, Amy Flannery, Grandchildren Danielle Jackson and partner Jaelyn Motley-Clay, Dana Thomas, Dustin Thomas, Great grandchildren Anya, JJ, Jaedan, Mia Mae, Logan, Michealyn and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Special acquaintances that were very dear to his heart: Ben and Robin Phillips, Tom and Janet, Turtle, Snap and Doug as well as many others. Bill was preceded in death by Parents Nevin and Julia McIntyre

Biography

William “Wild Bill” McIntyre, age 74 of Bad Axe, passed away on Monday April 1, 2024. He was born on May 4, 1949 in Bad Axe, son of the late Nevin and Julia (Stephenson) McIntyre. He married Sharon Pitcher on November 24th, 2004. Bill graduated from Bad Axe High School in 1968. Soon after graduation he began his job at Super foods in Bridgeport working for more than 30 years. Bill was deeply devoted to his wife and family. He enjoyed watching wrestling on Monday nights. Bill had a flare for turning recipes into magical foods for family and friends to enjoy.


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Leon Swartzentruber

Leon Swartzentruber

Name: Leon J. Swartzentruber

Age: 82

Hometown: Ubly

Funeral Date: April 08, 2024

Date of Birth: September 11, 1941

Date of Passing: April 01, 2024

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 8, 2024 at 11 am at the Kaufman Funeral Home in Bad Axe. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery in Ubly, vehicle procession will be for family. Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2024 from 2 - 7 pm or Monday from 10 am until the service time at 11 am at Kaufman Funeral Home. Luncheon will be held at the Franklin Inn, Bad Axe, after the funeral service on Monday, April 8. Luncheon gathering at Franklin Inn begins at 12 pm, lunch to be served starting at 1 pm. Donations or volunteer help for the Octagon Barn would continue Leon’s legacy: https://www.thumboctagonbarn.org/what-we-do/join-us/. If you wish to offer your condolences to the Swartzentruber family, please go to www.kaufmanfuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

Leon is survived by: His wife Susan Swartzentruber of Ubly, Michigan. Children Sharon Morgan, John Schwartzentruber, and James Schwartzentruber. Grandchildren Grace Martin, Zachary Morgan, Hanna Martin, Caban Schwartzentruber, Logan Schwartzentruber, Evan Schwartzentruber, Brody Schwartzentruber, Violetta Schwartzentruber, and 8 great-grandchildren. Siblings Elva Mast, Melva Barstow, and Harold Swartzentruber. He was preceded in death by his father Vernon Swartzentruber, mother Elizabeth Swartzentruber, sister Joyce Marmion, and grandson Dylan Schwartzentruber.

Biography

Leon J. Swartzentruber, age 82 of Ubly, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2024. He was born on September 11, 1941 in Tavistock, Ontario, Canada, to the late Vernon and Elizabeth (Christner) Swartzentruber. He married Susan Frederick on April 2, 1966. Leon loved to help people and was a consummate storyteller. He thoroughly enjoyed hard work outdoors and had many projects and dreams of future projects throughout his life. Leon had a wide variety of life experiences and adventures. His family immigrated to Sebewaing, Michigan, from Canada when he was 7, where he grew up on a family farm. He graduated from Eastern Mennonite High School in Virginia, and then from Goshen College, Indiana, with a degree in History and Psychology. He met his wife, Sue, while serving as a conscientious objector at Lankenau hospital, Pennsylvania, as research subject for the space program. He was very proud of the contributions of work they did there. He sold encyclopedias door-to-door as a national sales trainer, was an insurance executive for Principal Life in Cleveland, Ohio, was a dairy farmer and then a beef farmer in Michigan, served on the Huron County DHIA (Dairy Herd Improvement) board, worked for the U.S. Soil Conservation Service, and finished out his work life as an Operating Engineer mainly on large civil projects. Leon and his wife found friendship with a Japanese couple soon after marriage that lasted a lifetime. They had two Japanese exchange students that became like daughters to them. They enjoyed several trips to Japan visiting their friends. They traveled to Europe and researched the Swartzentruber family heritage in Switzerland. After retirement, Leon was active in Master Gardeners and was a Friend of the Octagon Barn. Leon found peace at the end of his life, and he will be greatly missed by friends and family.


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Nancy Kraft

Nancy Kraft

Name: Nancy Ann Kraft

Age: 92

Hometown: Pigeon

Funeral Date: August 03, 2024

Date of Birth: June 12, 1931

Date of Passing: January 20, 2024

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A memorial service will be at 11:00am Saturday, August 3rd at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church-Berne with visitation one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to St. John’s Ev. Lutheran School, 7369 Berne Road, Pigeon, MI 48755 or the Michigan Lutheran Seminary Foundation. www.ChampagneFuneralChapel.com

Family of the Deceased

Nancy is survived by her three children, nine grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren; her son David (Sherri) of Pigeon, daughter Carol (Joel) Nelson of Muskego, Wisconsin and son Daniel (Elizabeth) of Williamston, Michigan; grandchildren Alyssa Kraft (Dan) of Austin, Texas, Stephanie (Allan) McLean of Shelby Township, Michigan, Matthew (Steph) Kraft of Western Springs, Illinois, Natalie (Micah) Walz of New Berlin, Wisconsin, Eric (Aly) Nelson, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Lindsay (Jamie) Langan of Mount Prospect, Illinois, Stuart (Amber) Neils of Petoskey, Michigan, Ella (Josh) Vaillancourt of Holt, Michigan and Grace Kraft of Grand Rapids, Michigan; great-grandchildren Shawn, Ethan, Brody, Cooper, Anna, Caroline, Layla, Mason, Zoey, Sadie, Jack, Lily, Theo and Sutton; Nancy is also survived by her brother, Robert Carpenter of Grand Rapids, sister-in-law Naomi (Gilbert) Wichert and many nieces and nephews.

Biography

Nancy Ann Kraft, 92, of Pigeon, was called home peacefully on Saturday, January 20, 2024 at home. Nancy was born June 12, 1931 in Grayling to the late George and Marian (Breinager) Carpenter. She was made a child of God through Holy Baptism on April 21, 1935. Nancy married Lowell E. Kraft on May 3, 1952 in Bronson, Michigan. They celebrated 70 years of marriage shortly before Lowell’s passing in 2022. Nancy’s sister, Mary Kay Prudden passed away in 2023. Nancy graduated from Pigeon High School in 1949. She attended Michigan State University and later Central Michigan University finishing the last two years of her teaching degree while her children were young. She taught second and third grades at the Pigeon Elementary School in the 1960’s. Nancy always enjoyed her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She taught them kindness, compassion, and love. Nancy was a gifted homemaker and enjoyed entertaining family and friends. Always an optimist, she was a talented seamstress with a fun sense of humor who enjoyed the outdoors, gardening and playing Bridge. She enjoyed traveling with Lowell and spending winters at their home in Boynton Beach, Florida. While in Florida they attended Divine Savior Lutheran Church in West Palm Beach. She has been a member of St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church-Berne since 1952.


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Mary Greyerbiehl

Mary Greyerbiehl

Name: Mary Ann Greyerbiehl

Age: 83

Hometown: Bad Axe, MI

Funeral Date: June 01, 2024

Date of Birth: June 01, 1940

Date of Passing: January 07, 2024

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Services for Mary Ann Greyerbiehl will be held June 1st, 2024 at Colfax Cemetery. Our angel Mary Ann, we will miss you, never forget you, and always feel honored to be your family. If you wish to offer your condolences to Mary Ann’s family, please go to www.kaufmanfuneralhome.

Family of the Deceased

Mary Ann is survived by two brothers, Edward Greyerbiehl of Columbiaville, William Greyerbiehl and special friend Marie Heleski of Bad Axe, four sisters, Diane Fields of Turner, Mi, Beth Laycock of Paris, TN, Barbara (Paul) Armstrong of Chatham, Va, and Patricia McCoy of Bad Axe, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her step father, William R. Boss, brother-in-laws Dennis Laycock, Richard McCoy, and Larry Fields and her special kitty Picky.

Biography

Mary Ann Greyerbiehl, age 83 of Bad Axe, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2024 after a short illness. She was born on June 1, 1940 in Bad Axe, daughter of the late Jacob Henry Greyerbiehl and Stella (Dzukola) Boss. Mary Ann was a long time attendee of the Bad Axe Church of the Nazarene and their weekly Bible Study. Her faith was shown through her actions and attitude toward life. Mary Ann loved life and always stayed positive and cheerful even when life gave her immense challenges. At a very young age, she survived an accident that disabled her for the rest of her life, which she endured with grace and dignity. A beautiful smile was an ever presence on her face. For many years, Mary Ann enjoyed working at Thumb Industries Thrift Store up until age 80. Her deeply loved interests were her family, dolls, purses, music records, puzzles, yarn, coloring books with crayons, French fries and potato chips.


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