Obituaries

Erma L. Schnabelrauch

Born June 14, 1927 in Holt, Michigan daughter of the late Nelson and Mary (Fuller) Lloyd passed away on Friday, December 10, 2010 at the age of 83. She was of Mason, MI. Surviving Erma are her husband of 64 years, Clarence Schnabelrauch: their children and grandchildren: daughter, Linda Marie Schnabelrauch; son, Robert (Linda Sue) […]

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Dianna "Jo" Bortz

Dianna “Jo” Bortz, of Allegan, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, December 10, having been struck from behind as she waited to turn into her Lake Allegan neighborhood.  She was born in South Bend, Indiana on September 26, 1941. She is survived by her husband Jay, and children Joel Cullum of Bristol,Tennessee, Lisa Burkard (husband Michael) […]

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Vernon C. Fountain

Age 78, of Lansing, passed away December 9, 2010. He was born on November 9, 1932 in DeTour Village, MI son of the late Albert and Nellie Fountain. Vernon retired from the City of Lansing following 32 years of service and was a youth basketball coach at Faith United Methodist Church for many years. He […]

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Nazir Williams-Muhammad

Age 7 months, of Lansing, passed away December 3, 2010. He was born on April 27, 2010 the son of Alim Muhammad and Kiawani Williams. A memorial gathering will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at the Family Connection Banquet Center, 5058 S. Waverly Rd., Lansing, MI 48911. Interment took place […]

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Delores "Jeanene" Baldridge

Age 81, passed away December 7, 2010.  She was born October 5, 1929, in Lansing, and lived in Lansing until moving to North Carolina in 2007, and in October of 2010, she moved back to Clare. She, along with her husband, Wayne, owned and operated the Hilltop Rustic Bar, and she did volunteer work at […]

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Lorraine C. Flagg

Age 80, of Lansing, died December 7, 2010. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 13, 2010 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 4444 W. Grand River Ave., Lansing, MI 48906.

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Joan Lorraine Kretschman

Joan passed away Saturday, December 4, 2010 at her residence in Hayden, Idaho, where she lived, near her daughter, after the death of her husband Arthur Kretschman. Born in Lansing October 13, 1927 to Glen and Jennie Waterbury/McIntyre, she moved to Dimondale, where she spent her school years and early married life. In 1961, she […]

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Estobelle Burger

Age 86. Our loving and much loved, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend passed onto heaven to join our Heavenly Father on Saturday, December 4, 2010.  Her husband Lawrence “Wally” Burger and so many who have passed on before her, await her with open arms. Esto was born May 16, 1924, in Clinton, Illinois, to Edmund […]

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Margaret Anne Gifford Linz

Margaret Anne Gifford Linz was a woman of many interests and talents to which she devoted herself unstintingly. In doing so, she touched the lives of many others during her lifetime. Margaret departed this life peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, December 4, 2010, at the age of 57 years. She was born on December […]

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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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