Obituaries

Danya M. Gates

Age 42, of Henderson, MI, passed away February 20, 2011. She was born on March 11, 1968 in Lansing the daughter of Jerry and Susan McBrien. Danya enjoyed scrapbooking and flower gardening. She was a member of Owosso Wesleyan Church and was active in their MOPS group. She was a talented interior designer and loved […]

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Walter Olin Woodhouse

Age 95, of Lansing, went to be with the Lord and his wife June on February 21, 2011. Walter was born in Wexford County, Michigan on August 14, 1915 to Omer Ellsworth Woodhouse and Arloa (Bera) Woodhouse. Walter’s father died suddenly when he was 7 years old leaving his mother with three small children and […]

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Luella Grace Browand

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother passed away February 20, 2011.  She was born January 23, 1924 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Earl and Edith Brady. Luella was a Veteran of the United States Navy serving in Bethesda, Maryland. She received her Associate’s Degree from Albion College, her Bachelor’s Degree from Hope College, and then got […]

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Robert L. Ries

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, passed away at age 80, February 20, 2011. He was born October 28, 1930 in Fairfield Twp., Michigan to Charles and Mary Ries. He was currently of Dimondale, MI. Robert was a 20-year veteran of the United States Air Force and also retired from the State of Michigan as […]

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Barbara A. Barry

Age 85, of Lansing, passed away February 18, 2011. She was born in Ovid, MI on October 21, 1925 the daughter of Vern and Julia Binger. Barbara had a long career in nursing in the St. Johns, Owosso and Lansing areas. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lansing. Barbara was preceded […]

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Jerl Gardner

Age 73, of Portland, passed away February 15, 2011. He was born on May 29, 1937 in Potterville, MI. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 21, 2011 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel with visitation one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the family […]

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Elvin E. Olin, MD

Dr. Elvin Earl Olin died peacefully of natural causes on February 13, 2011. He was 86 years old and lived in Lansing, Michigan at the time of his death. Elvin E. Olin was born September 17, 1924 in Canton, Ohio, the son of Robert Earl Olin Sr. and Alma Clara Drews Olin. He was enrolled […]

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Cayden J. Sellers

Our precious gift Cayden, age seven, of Grand Ledge, went to be with Jesus on February 12, 2011.  He was born November 21, 2003 in Lansing. Cayden loved to play football and soccer and loved to play with his twin brothers, Michael and Matthew.  Cayden was full of energy and life and had a contagious […]

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Lillian M. "Jerri" Zuidema

Age 95, passed away February 13, 2011.  She was born October 29, 1915, in New Brunswick, NJ.  Jerri was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Holt, the Rebecca Lodge, and Post #3727 VFW Auxiliary.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Karel in 1983, and brother George Holzapfel.  Surviving are:  5 children, […]

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Arthur T. Farmer

Age 75, passed away February 12, 2011.  He was born March 19, 1935, in Piketon, OH.  Arthur attended MSU, where he completed many graduate level courses.  He retired from Fisher Body as an accountant after 36 years.  Arthur was on the supervisory board at Auto Body Credit Union for 40 years.  He was a member […]

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Bess M. Griffin

Age 96, of Lansing, passed away February 10, 2011. She was born on March 7, 1914, the daughter of Carl and Carrie Richardson, and grew up in Glen Ellyn, IL, a suburb of Chicago. At North Central College she met the dashing pilot, race car driver, and love of her life, Dick Griffin. They married […]

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Morris O. Gothard

Age 81, of Lansing, passed away February 1, 2011. He was born on January 9, 1930 in Chicago, IL. A private service will be held. Inurnment will take place in Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, MI.

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Taylyr Scott Cochran

Age 18, of Holt, died as the result of an automobile accident on January 30, 2011.  He was born in Lansing on February 7, 1992, the son of Scott and Joye (Pierson) Cochran.  He was a 2010 graduate of Holt High School, and currently attended Lansing Community College.  Taylyr played for various baseball teams in […]

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Holly Marie Bossenbery

Holly was born August 26, 1993, in Lansing.  She left her earthly family so unexpectedly to be with her Lord on January 30, 2011.  She was a senior at Holt High School where she was actively involved with the school store, environmental club and had numerous friends.  Holly’s passion was dance, performing and competing in […]

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Evangelina Naranjo

Age 72, of Lansing, passed away January 27, 2011. She was born April 17, 1938 in Corpus Christi, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, February 4, 2011 at Mount Hope Church, 202 S. Creyts Rd., Lansing, MI.

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Anna Mae Spencer

Age 78, passed away, Sunday, January 30, 2011, in Lansing.  She was born September 13, 1932, in Almont, Michigan to Clyde and Gladys Spencer. Anna Mae was the Salutatorian of her high school class, and in 1950 received a State of Michigan Scholarship to Michigan State College, and graduated in 1954 with a B.S. degree […]

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Chantelle Elizabeth "Belle" Shields

Our angelic little soldier has gone to be with our Lord on January 28, 2011, at the age of 21.  She was born August 22, 1989, in Lansing.  She graduated from Waverly High School in 2007, where she was active on the bowling team, the book club and was the yearbook editor.  Chantelle was an […]

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Marjorie E. Eddie

Age 88, of Lansing, passed away January 27, 2011. She was born on April 1, 1922 in Ovid, MI the daughter of Orvil and Mabel Rice. Margie worked many years as a buyer in the jewelry business. She was an active bowler, golfer and enjoyed playing poker. She was known as the “Toy Lady” in […]

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Kenneth R. Doss

Age 56, of Lansing, passed away January 26, 2011. He was born on August 9, 1954 in Lansing the son of Johnny and LeNell Doss. There will be no service.

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Louis C. "Lou" Stamatakos

Age 85, of Okemos, joined the Lord on January 25, 2011, after having lived a charmed and wonderful life. Lou will be remembered for his unparalleled sense of humor, selflessness, earnest interest in others’ well being and devotion to family.  He was an inspiration. Born in 1925 in Indianapolis to Greek immigrants from Sparta, Lou […]

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