Obituaries

Marie L. Denning

Memorial service: 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 5, 2017, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Her family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-7 p.m. on Monday, June 5th at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Area Humane Society.

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Dawn C. Shinevar

Celebration of her life: 5:30 p.m. Friday at VFW Post 671 Dewitt, 12250 US 27, Dewitt, Michigan 48820. Interment will take place in Maple Ridge Cemetery with graveside service Saturday, May 27 at 11:00 a.m.

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Mickael A. George

Age 46, of Lansing, MI, passed away May 19, 2017. He was born June 29, 1970, in Lansing, to Howard George, Jr. and Joan George. There will be no service.

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Alice M. (Wichtoski) Wyatt

Funeral Mass: 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at St. Casimir Catholic Church, 815 Sparrow Ave., Lansing. Her family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31st at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, where the Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to her church.

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Anne Marie Hester

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 a.m. until time of service on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Lansing/Stoneleigh Residence.

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Richard “Dick” Fox

Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Cathedral in Lansing. Rite of Christian burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on Wednesday, May 24th, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Cathedral; Old Newsboys of Greater Lansing; or V.O.A. (Lansing).

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Mary Catherine Gallick, Ph.D.

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Thursday at North Westminster Presbyterian Church, 743 N. MLK, Jr. Blvd., Lansing. Interment will follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to the National Audubon Society or the U.S. National Park Service.

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Elaine M. Parker

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, with interment to follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Caring Hospice Foundation or the Lansing City Rescue Mission.

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Paul T. Preston

Age 55, of Lansing, MI, passed away May 16, 2017. He was born March 16, 1962, in Battle Creek, MI, to James and Patricia Preston. A private family service will be held at a later date.

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James S. “Jim” Stone

Age 61, of Lansing, MI, passed away May 15, 2017. He was born November 28, 1955, in Lansing, to James H. and Shelda Stone. There will be no public service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous or the Capital Area Humane Society.

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Eugene “Gene” Dexter

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. and from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday. Interment will be in Deepdale Memorial Gardens.

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Phyllis Ann Holcomb

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Monday at Mt. Hope Presbyterian Church, Lansing. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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William J. Nichols

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. Visitation: 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday and 10-11 a.m. Saturday, all at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Holt Senior Care and Rehabilitation Center.

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Bruce Fleck

Age 68, of Lansing, MI, passed away May 15, 2017, in Lansing. He was born December 7, 1948, in Altoona, PA, to the late Durwood and Agnes (Beasom) Fleck. Bruce was a Vietnam Veteran serving in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his spouse, Kathy; children: son Brent (Beckee) and daughter Erin; grandsons: […]

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Brian D. Anderson

Memorial service: 12:00 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church of Lansing. His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service time on Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

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Daniel R. Anderson

Memorial service: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Holt High School Auditorium, 5885 W. Holt Rd., Holt. In lieu of flowers, a Go Fund Me account has been established.

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Thelma E. Payne

Age 87, of Lansing, MI, passed away May 12, 2017. She was born September 19, 1929, in Lansing, to George and Viva Alger. There will be no service.  Interment will be in Deepdale Memorial Gardens, Lansing.

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Arley R. Fobbe

Age 81, of Holt, MI, passed away May 12, 2017. She was born September 29, 1935, in Kane, PA, to James and Christene Donovan. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

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William John Papanikolas

Born January 22, 1952 in Salt Lake City, UT, son of the late John William and Helen Papanikolas.  Passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at age 65. Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Claudia Papanikolas; their children, Jason (Tiffany) Papanikolas, and Megan (Christopher) Dowell; four grandsons, Alexander, Mason, Caleb, and Logan; sister, Annetta (Ed) […]

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