Obituaries

Phyllis E. Zuke

A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at Evergreen Cemetery in Lansing.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Delores A. Karkau

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Emanuel First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lansing. Interment will follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. Her family will receive relatives and friends beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church.

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Jill Stephens

Jacqueline “Jill” Stephens

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 30, 2021, 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 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, and one hour prior to the funeral service on Friday.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mason First Presbyterian Church, McLaren Greater Lansing, McRee House, or the Sam Corey Senior Center. 

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Robin A. Wright-Mills

The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Monday, August 2, 2021, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Bath. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Michigan

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Saralu M. Chamberlain

A celebration of Saralu’s life will be held at Mayflower Congregational Church, Lansing, on Sunday, August 8, 2021, at 3:00 P.M. with visitation one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Mayflower Congregational Church, Meals on Wheels, or WKAR Radio or Television.

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Dick Ott, Sr.

His family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, on Thursday, July 29, 2021, from 2pm-5pm. The family asks that contributions be made to a charity of one’s own choosing.

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Darrell F. Fowler

Darrell F. Fowler

The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Monday, July 26, 2021, at Mt. Hope Presbyterian Church.  Interment will be at 3:00 p.m. Monday, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, and one hour prior to the funeral service on Monday at the church.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Hope Presbyterian Church, Men of Orpheus, or Fenner Nature Center.  

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Bob Stragier

Charles “Bob” Stragier

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 22, 2021, at St. Luke Lutheran Church, Haslett.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.  His family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday. . In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke Lutheran Church or 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in memory of Charles R. Stragier. 

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Becky Yencich Ablett

Becky Yencich Ablett

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, 325 W. Washtenaw St.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday beginning at 1:00 p.m. until time of service. Private family burial will take place at Evergreen Cemetery in Lansing. Those who wish may make memorial contributions, in loving memory of Becky, to The Fledge, 1300 Eureka St., Lansing, MI 48912.

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Laurie Fitch

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Bill Lugger at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at St. Mary Cathedral, 219 Seymour Ave., Lansing.  Interment will follow at DeWitt Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital or Hospice of Michigan.

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Lloyd A. Cain

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel.  Interment will follow in Maple Ridge Cemetery.  His family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holt Food Bank or Holt Church of the Nazarene Building Fund

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Donna Joan Waterhouse

There will be no service. Memorial contribution may be made in her honor to the American Legion, Post 238 in Holt, MI, of which she was an auxiliary member.

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Annabelle M. Dusek

Funeral service: 12:00 p.m. on Friday, July 16, 2021, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Lansing. Her family will receive relatives and friends beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Ella Jane and Lawrence “Larry” Schoen

Lawrence “Larry” Schoen passed away on November 12, 2020, and Ella Jane Schoen went to be by his side on July 9, 2021. They were both longtime residents of Mason, Michigan. Larry and Ella Jane were married for 70 years. They met when they were both young, both students at the same School. They grew […]

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