Obituaries

Ruth M. (Robinson) Ott

Funeral service: 12:00 p.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Gideon’s International.

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Genevieve A. Dionise

Funeral Mass: 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 19, 2018, at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 955 Alton Rd., East Lansing. Burial will take place Saturday in Mt. Loretto Cemetery, Lapeer, MI. Her family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel where the Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. and beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Friday at the church. Memorial donations may be made to Gunnisonville Meadows Senior Assisted Living.

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Donald Duane Stoner Sr.

Memorial service: 12:00 p.m. on Friday, January 19, 2018, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. His family will receive friends beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

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Delores Ann Gray Norton

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 18, 2018, at the Holt United Methodist Church with family receiving friends and relatives from 10:00 to 11:00. Visitation: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. with an Eastern Star service at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Youth Haven Ranch in Rives Junction or Holt United Methodist Church.

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Peggy J. Siettas

A private family service will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan (through the Sparrow Foundation).

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Helen E. Cook

A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Hospitals for Children or Disabled American Veterans.

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Peter D. Poufcas

Funeral service: 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, with interment to follow in East Lawn Memory Gardens.  His family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Monday.

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Thelma O. Nourse

Memorial service: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018, at First Presbyterian Church of Holt. The family will hold a visitation at the church beginning at 10:00 .am.

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Robert T. Guilford

Per Bob’s request, no services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to Red Cedar Oncology (Blue Jeans Charity Program), East Lansing, MI.

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William E. Wood

Graveside service: 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Maple Ridge Cemetery, Holt. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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John R. Wilcox

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 12, 2018, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with a visitation hour prior to the service, starting at 10 a.m. The family will also receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, the Boy Scouts of America, or Mayflower Congregational Church. 

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Dale E. Wilkinson

Celebration of Life Luncheon: 12 noon Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Trinity Church, 3355 Dunckel Rd., Lansing, MI. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Dale’s memory be directed to True North Outdoors with Dad Ministries.

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James B. Henry Ph.D.

Memorial service: 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at the James B. Henry Center, Michigan State University. In lieu of flowers, American Diabetes Association or Michigan State University James B. Henry Center for Executive Development.

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Eugene C. Matz

Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at St. Mary Parish, 201 N. Westphalia St., Westphalia, MI. Rite of Committal will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Westphalia. Visitation at Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on Friday, January 5th, from 3-6 p.m. where the Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Clinton County Arts Council – Music in the Park (St. Johns) or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Cynthia “Joy” Barnard

Visitation: Saturday, January 13, 2018, from 10-11 a.m. at Emanuel First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1001 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing, MI 48906. Church service to follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Deepdale Memorial Gardens, 4108 Old Lansing Rd., Lansing, MI 48917.

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Robert Clayton “Bob” Swanson

Memorial Mass: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Church of the Resurrection, 1505 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. His family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Work of Christ Community (East Lansing) or Compassus Hospice and Palliative Care (Lansing).

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