Obituaries

Elizabeth Ann (Healey) Schworer

Age 75, of Lansing, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011 after a courageous 6-year battle with Pancreatic cancer.  “Betty” was born February 20, 1936 in Lansing. She graduated from Sexton High School in 1954 with her future husband Fred and from Central Michigan University in 1958 with a BS degree in Education.  At CMU she was […]

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Lois E. Curtis

Lois E. Curtis, of Lansing, passed away Monday, April 11, 2011 at the age of 83.  She was born November 25, 1927 in Lansing. She loved bowling, golf, and playing bridge, and was a great square dancer.  She enjoyed watching sports, especially the MSU Spartans. Surviving are her husband of 62 years, Stanley Curtis; children, […]

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Gertrude H. Clark

Age 95, of Holt, passed away April 11, 2011 in Holt.  She was born May 5, 1915 in Bunker Hill Twp., Michigan. She worked for 25 years at the Wagonvorts Book Binding Company. Gertrude is survived by her children: Arthur (Thea) Clark Jr. of Lansing, Doris (Richard) Heisse of Quincy, Michigan, Carol Stebbins of Quincy, […]

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Dionicio Perez “John” Sanchez

Passed away April 10, 2011 at age 91.  Dionicio was born November 13, 1919, in Hacienda De Guadalupe in Guerrero, State of Coahiula, Mexico, the son of Francisco and Nicolasa (Perez) Sanchez.  Dionicio was a longtime member of Good Shepherd Baptist Church and veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Army in the Philippines. He […]

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Martin William Killila

Age 78, died on April 8, 2011.  Born April 29, 1932, to Bill and Dorothy Killila, he was a lifelong resident of Lansing, MI.  Marty was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather.  His unconditional love and his gift of music will be treasured and live on in his children and grandchildren forever.  He was a […]

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Raymond Arthur Penner

Age 75, of Lansing, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, April 7, 2011.  He was born on November 30, 1935 in East Lansing to Arthur and Dorothy Penner. He is survived by the love of his life for 50 years, Nancy; sons, William (Faith) and Michael (Laurinda); granddaughter, Nicole Penner and grandson, Jared […]

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Thomas D. Monosmith

Thomas D. Monosmith, of Holt,  passed away Thursday, April 7, 2011 at the age of 63. He enjoyed computers, fishing, and riding his motorcycle, as well as playing pool and cards.  He served in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam and was a member of the American Legion Buck-Reasoner Post 238. Surviving are his daughters, […]

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Daniel M. Barch

Age 55, of Farmington Hills, passed away November 25, 2010, after a courageous eight-year battle with cancer. Daniel (Dan) was born in Washington, D.C. on January 4, 1955, the son of Drs. Abram (Abbey) and Stephanie (Stef) Barch. Dan’s family moved to East Lansing the Fall of 1955. He graduated from East Lansing High School in […]

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Ruth Gerstung

Age 95, of Lansing, passed away April 6, 2011. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at Evergreen Cemetery, 2600 E. Mt. Hope, Lansing, MI 48910.

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Elsie E. Frederick

Age 103, of Lansing, passed away April 5, 2011. She was born on April 13, 1907 in Jersey City, NJ the daughter of Rudolph and Augusta Frederick. There will be no service.

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Jeanette E. Premoe

Age 95, of Holt, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 5, 2011.  She was born May 31, 1915, in Garnet, MI. Jeanette was a lifelong member of the Community of Christ Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 70 years, Edward J. Premoe.  Surviving are:  daughters, Joyce Premoe of […]

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Alfred A. Buerger, Jr.

Age 70, of Lansing, passed away April 1, 2011. He was born on December 22, 1940 in Buffalo, NY the son of Alfred, Sr. and Marion Buerger. There will be no service.

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Christine A. Crandell

Age 59, passed away April 3, 2011. She was born on November 3, 1951 in Lansing the daughter of Frederick and Margaret Crandell. There will be no service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Area Humane Society.

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Frances M. Miller

Age 92, of Holt, passed away April 2, 2011. She was born on August 24, 1918 in Indiana. There will be no service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Area Humane Society.

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Rev. J. Thomas Churn

Rev. J. Thomas Churn, of Lansing, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the age of 84.  He was born October 1, 1926 in Wilmington, Delaware the son of J. Thomas and Ruth C. Churn Jr. Rev. Churn served the United Methodist Church in the Peninsula-Delaware and West Michigan Conferences.  After retiring from the church, […]

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Lawrence C. Seeger

Age 90, of DeWitt, passed away on March 31, 2011. He was born on April 23, 1920 in Bath, MI the son of William and Ida Seeger. He was a survivor of the Bath School disaster. Lawrence served in the U.S. Army during WWII and graduated with a degree in Agriculture from Michigan Agricultural College. […]

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Beatrice O'Brien Herrmann Richards

Age 99, of East Lansing, passed away on March 29, 2011. She was born November 20, 1911 in New York City to Beatrice Madrigal and Thomas Terrence O’Brien, moving to Lansing when her father was offered a job as general sales manager of Oldsmobile in 1920. Her father later became mayor of Lansing. Beatrice graduated […]

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Rose E. Hidalgo

Age 74, of Williamston, passed away March 29, 2011. She was born on December 25, 1936 in Bald Hill, Oklahoma the daughter of Ocey and Grace Tennison. The funeral service will be held in Sulphur, Louisiana with interment in Highland Memorial Park in Lake Charles, LA.

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Helen A. Martin

Helen (Bader) Shingler Martin, age 98, of Kewadin, MI, formerly of Grand Ledge, passed away on March 28, 2011 after a short illness.  Helen was born in 1913 in Rosebush, MI, the daughter of Clarence and Lua (Calkins) Bader. Helen graduated from Eastern High School in 1930 and graduated from Lansing Business University.  She was […]

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Esther G. Kessler

Born September 20, 1918 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania daughter of the late Morris and Stella (Farber) Glass passed away at her home on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at the age of 92.  Esther showed unconditional love and generosity for everyone she met and will be fondly remembered. Surviving are her husband of 68 years, George M.  […]

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