Obituaries

Lynn Gunthorpe

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4001 S.  Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing.  His family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, and one hour prior to the funeral service at the church on Tuesday.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Brenda E. Armitage

The funeral service for Brenda will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. Visitation will be 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, as well as one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu flowers memorial donations may be made in memory to Hospice of Lansing, Inc.

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Wally Fowler

Wallace “Wally” Fowler

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2019, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 3815 S. Cedar St., Lansing.  His family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral begins at 11:00.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan. 

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Montague L. Thocker

Memorial service: 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lansing Fire Department Honor Guard.

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Sheela Marie Carrier-Rizer

Memorial service: 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2019, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, with visitation beginning at 12:00 p.m. Memorial contributions, in memory of Sheela, may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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William J. “Bill” VanHoesen

There will be no services. In memory of Bill and in lieu of flowers donations may be made to your local food bank, or Michigan Chapter of the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.

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Carol Lynn Leikam

Funeral service: 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Following the service the family will be holding a reception at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 7000 W. Saginaw Highway. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8th. In lieu of flowers contributions to benefit Carol’s children can be given to Robert Limas, Oakland Park, FL.

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Deborah A. “Debby” Pierce

Memorial service: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2019, with visitation at 10:00 a.m., at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Lansing. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

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David James Hardison

Graveside service: 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 4, 2019, at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to Buck-Reasoner Post #238, American Legion, Holt, MI.

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Thomas Braton Duling

Visitation: 2:00-4:00 p.m. Saturday, October 12, 2019, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. Donations in memory of Thomas Duling can be made to HPH Hospice (Florida).

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Sherry Ann (McAdams) Johnson

Memorial service: 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at the chapel of Great Lakes Christian Homes in Holt.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Kalkaska Baby Pantry, Kalkaska, MI, or Great Lakes Christian Homes, Holt.

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Charles N. Walker Sr.

According to his wishes, there will be no services for Chuck. The Walker family has asked that in memory of Chuck, contributions be made to Mother Teresa House or McLaren Hospice.

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Phyllis S. Cohen

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at Congregation Shaarey Zedek, with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jerry Cohen Photography Fund at Congregation Shaarey Zedek, or to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

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Nancy Pearl Burris

Memorial visitation: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 7, 2019, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association – Capital Area Regional Office, Okemos, MI, or to the American Cancer Society, East Lansing, MI.

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Brian Jeffrey Davis

A celebration of will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019, at 3:00 p.m., at the Kellogg Center on Michigan State University’s campus. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Ronald McDonald House of Ann Arbor or the Union of Concerned Scientists.

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Barbara A. Moore

Funeral service: 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at St. Luke Lutheran Church, Haslett. Interment will take place in Glendale Cemetery, Okemos. Her family will receive friends and relatives beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to her church or to the American Red Cross.

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