Obituaries

Matthew C. Williams

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 10, 2023, at The Bread House, Lansing. His family will receive relatives and friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Friday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to his family through GoFundMe.

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Dr. Stephen R. Lange

Memorial service: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Central United Methodist Church, Lansing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Church of Christ, Scientist, Greater Lansing, or to the MSU College of Music.

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Arthur St Clair, Jr.

A celebration of life to pay respects will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Gun Lake Protective Association, P.O. Box 319, Shelbyville, MI 49344.

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Leroy K. Holmes

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 30, 2023, at South Church, Lansing. Interment will take place at 2:30 p.m. in Maple Ridge Cemetery, Holt. His family will receive relatives and friends from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, and beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the City Rescue Mission of Lansing.

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Richard Lee Kirkpatrick

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 28, 2023, at South Church, Lansing. A livestream of the service will also be held. Interment will take place at Delta Center Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to South Church.

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Gus Kavalaris

Gus J. Kavalaris

The funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, January 27, 2023, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, with interment to follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. His family will receive friends at Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, with a Trisagion service at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to his church.

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Elena B. “Helen” Maysonet

Family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, January 29, 2023, where the Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday, January 30, 2023, at St. Mary Cathedral. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Lansing, Inc.

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Sheila Elizabeth “Lizzie” Rynbrandt

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 20, 2023, at South Church, Lansing. A livestream of the service will also be held. Her family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, as well as one hour prior to the funeral service at the church on Friday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Women’s Ministry at South Church.

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Rex Sessions

Rex E. Sessions

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2023, at Mayflower Congregation Church in Lansing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Talons Out Honor Flight.

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Ashley Robert Ames

There will be no service. Memorial contributions may be made to Craig Hospital, Englewood, CO, to assist people recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries.

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Barbara Gutzki

Barbara Louise Gutzki

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 14, 2023, at Delta Mills United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Deepdale Memorial Gardens at 3:00 p.m. Saturday. Her family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lansing, or to Delta Mills United Methodist Church.

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Dee St. Clair

Dolores “Dee” (Dutton) St. Clair

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Holt United Methodist Church.  A graveside service will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Lansing, at 12:30 p.m.  Her family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the V.F.W. National Home.

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Arlene Elma Slater

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 12, 2023, at the Emanuel First Lutheran Church. Visitation will be Thursday, one hour prior to the funeral at the church. Memorial donations may be made to her church.

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Dick Otto

Richard E. “Dick” Otto

The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at St. David’s Episcopal Church in Lansing. His family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday, as well as one hour prior to the funeral at the church on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Capital Region Community Foundation for the Richard and Lorayne Otto Scholarship, or to St. David’s Episcopal Church.

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Marcella Stachwick

Marcella E. (Harvat) Stachwick

Age 100, passed away at her home on January 2, 2023.  She was born September 29, 1922, in Spokane, WA, to John and Eleaveth (Weigum) Harvat.  Marcella’s family owned the Harvat Sheep Company and Ranch in Montana where her mom owned The Pin Cushion.  Marcella was a devoted member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in […]

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