Obituaries

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Marjorie E. Yanz

Age 95, of Lansing, passed away December 1, 2010. She was born on October 19, 1915 in Jennings, MI the daughter of Ora and Edith Webster. Marjorie was a retired junior high and high school teacher and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. She enjoyed cooking, baking, needlecrafts and Scrabble and she loved the […]

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Richard “Dick” Weber

Age 69, of Mesick, MI, formerly of Lansing, died December 2, 2010. He was born February 2, 1941 in Lansing, son of the late Harold and Marguerite Weber. Dick was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Lansing and received his Associate’s Degree from LCC. He retired from the Board of Water and Light […]

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Eleanor Ruth Moore

Eleanor, of Lansing,  passed away on December 1, 2010. She was born in Maynard, Iowa, on July 22, 1923, to Inez and Raymond Lockwood. Eleanor received her RN in Nursing from the University of Iowa and later completed her BS at Michigan State University after moving to Lansing and having her children. Eleanor married Leland […]

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Audrey Gabbard

Age 81, of Holt, died November 29, 2010. She was born November 15, 1929 in Detroit, MI. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 2, 2010, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions […]

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Eugene Krasicky

Age 87, of Lansing, son of Paul and Eva Krasicky, died on November 27, 2010. He was a member of St. Mary Cathedral; a former First Assistant Attorney General for the State of Michigan and a Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus member. Surviving are: sister, Ann Pierce; brother, Walter (Delores) Krasicky; and nieces and nephews. […]

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Catherine E. “Kay” Humes

Born December 7, 1929 in Oak Park, Illinois daughter of the late Bernard and Elizabeth (Nienhuis) Lambers died on Friday, November 26, 2010 at the age of 80. Kay attended Monmouth College and graduated from the University of Michigan where she remained active in the Alumni Association.  She was both a teacher and Elementary Counselor […]

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Carol L. Pearce

Born September 15, 1935 in St. Johns, Michigan, died Saturday, November 27, 2010 at the age of 75 years.  Carol graduated from Clare High School in 1953. She was preceded in death by her son, James, and her parents, William and Marion Hintz, of Clare.  Surviving are her husband, Norman; sons, Mark (Lisa) and Robert […]

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Allan R. Weston

Allan R. Weston, of Mason, passed away Friday, November 26, 2010, at the age of 82. Surviving are his fiancée, Irene Humphrey, and his son, Roy Weston and partner John McMahon.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Claire Weston, with whom he was a foster parent to many children. Allan […]

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Linda Main

Born February 27, 1945, in Lansing, Michigan, daughter of the late Arlene and Robert Staples Sr., passed away Friday, November 26, 2010, at the age of 65. Surviving are 3 children, Dianna (Scott) Reich, Tammy Leonard and Ryan (Kyoko) Marcussen; 8 grandchildren;  4 great grandchildren; brother, Robert (Eileen) Staples, Jr.; sister, Dawn (Jon) Hartig; and […]

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Michael J. Wood

Age 61, formerly a resident of Lansing, passed away on November 4, 2010 in Bay City, Michigan. He was a longtime member of the Jaycees and he was an avid bowler. He bowled for many years for the Lansing Blind Bowling League. He is survived by his mother, Ida R. Wood of West Branch; his […]

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Julianna M.H. Archer

Julianna Magdolna Husovszky Archer, age 85, of Farmington Hills, MI, died in West Bloomfield on November 19, 2010.  She was born on June 1, 1925 in Eger, Hungary at Szepassonyvolgy (The Valley of the Fair Woman) to Kalman Husovszky and Iren Moldovan Husovszky. Mrs. Archer was educated under the direction of the Archbishopric of Eger, […]

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Harla Jean (Parkhurst) Eriksen

Age 71, of Houghton Lake, formerly of Holt, died on November 23, 2010.  She was born in Lansing on October 4, 1939, and lived in Lansing and Holt until moving to Houghton Lake in 2000. Harla was a 1957 graduate of Lansing Eastern High School, and retired from the City of East Lansing Dept. of […]

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Rolland "Casey" Case

Son of Dewey and Lottie Case, died November 24, 2010, surrounded by his family, at the age of 80.  He was born in Lansing on October 19, 1930, and attended Sexton High School, graduating in June of 1948. Rollie retired from Lansing Fire Department as Captain after 32 years of service.  He was president of […]

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Richard C. "Dick" Murley

Age 83, passed away November 24, 2010.  He was born July 4, 1927, in St. Just, Cornwall, England. Dick was a teacher at the Michigan School for the Blind for 12 years; and then worked for the State of Michigan, Public Health Department as a vision consultant, retiring in 1989. He is survived by his […]

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Kenneth E. Brisbo

Born August 3, 1933 to Edward and Bessie (Sherman) Brisbo passed away on Friday, November 26, 2010 at Hospice House of Mid-Michigan at the age of 77. Ken graduated from J.W. Sexton High School class of 1951.  He retired from the Michigan National Guard and the State of Michigan, Department of Military Affairs after 41 […]

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Robert V. "Bob" Sisler

Age 58 passed away Friday, November 26, 2010.  He was  born January 3, 1952 in Morgantown, West Virginia to Darl and Betty Sisler. Bob was preceded in death by his loving wife of 38 years, Nona in 2007; a grandson, Anthony Von Sisler-Kent; parents and a sister, Linda Davis.  Surviving are his daughters: Tina (Terry) […]

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Keith F. Raymond

Age 81, passed away November 20, 2010.  He was born October 4, 1929, in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. Keith was a teacher at C.W. Otto Junior High School in Lansing for 28 years, retiring in 1985.  He also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.  He graduated from MSU with a Bachelor degree, […]

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Jose G. Perez

Age 83, passed away November 20, 2010, in Lansing.  He was born February 14, 1927, in Cerralvo, Mexico, to Epigmenio Gonzalez and Marina Perez. Jose was a member of Cristo Rey Catholic Church. He worked 30 years at General Motors. Jose loved music and was the manager of his son’s band for many years. He […]

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Lillian “Charline” Matney

Lillian “Charline” Matney, 89, died peacefully at Ingham Regional Medical Center in Lansing, Michigan, on Thursday, November 18, 2010. She was born on November 12, 1921, in Clifty, Tennessee, the daughter of Charles and Nora (Stevens) Anderson. Charline retired from General Motors in 1981 when she moved to Scottsboro, Alabama, with her husband Ralph. Charline […]

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