Obituaries

Steven J. Rothwell

Funeral Mass: 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at The Catholic Community of St. Jude, in DeWitt.  Rite of Christian Burial will take place in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends at the Church on Tuesday, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a Go Fund Me account set up to help Steve’s family.

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Erna Soldan

Erna Soldan

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at noon at the Evergreen Cemetery (1709 E. Mt Hope Ave) in Lansing.

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Kay Ann Rose

Funeral service: 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday for one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans.

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Earl Burgering

Age 93 passed away in Lansing on November 20, 2018. He was born April 10, 1925 in Kalamazoo to the late William and Frieda (Groothuis) Burgering. The funeral for Earl Burgering will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Immanuel Community Reformed Church, 3200 Delta River Dr., Lansing, MI 48906. Visitation will be Saturday 9:30 a.m. until service time. Memorial donations may be made to Immanuel Community Reformed Church. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.

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Warren M. Hoyt

A funeral for Warren will be held Friday, November 30 at 10 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 4001 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing MI with visitation at 9 a.m., Pastor Michael Bater officiating.  A 3 p.m. Service will be held graveside at North Shore Memory Gardens, Coloma MI. 
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 4001 S. Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing 

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Carmela M. Hill

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 7910 E. St. Joe Hwy., Lansing. Interment will take place in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. Her family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Monday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Our Savior Lutheran Church Message of Hope Scholarship.

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Marilyn J. Bowman

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at Emanuel First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1001 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing. Interment will take place in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. Her family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to her church.

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Carol A. Morrison

Memorial service: 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 549 E. Mt. Hope Ave., Lansing. Her family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to McLaren Hospice or the American Lung Association.

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Robert D. Stevens

Memorial service: 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 23, 2018, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. His family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network or to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan.

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Thomas E. Teesdale

Memorial service: 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Dimondale United Methodist Church, 6801 Creyts Rd., Dimondale. His family will receive friends beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 1st at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Boy Scouts of America, American Diabetes Association, or Dimondale United Methodist Church.

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Richard A. “Dick” Clum

Memorial visitation: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 19th at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. There will be a private burial at Fort Custer National Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Caring Hospice or the Ingham Co. Animal Shelter.

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Gregory L. “Greg” McClelland

Memorial service: 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018, at the Eagle Eye Banquet Center, 15500 Chandler Rd., Bath, MI. Those desiring to make memorial contributions are invited to donate to the Nature Conservancy of Michigan, 101 E. Cesar E. Chavez Ave., Lansing, MI 48906.

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Biet Thi Nguyen

Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018, at St. Andrew Dung-Lac Catholic Church, 1611 Oakland Ave., Lansing, MI. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. on Friday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.

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Grace Marie (Pizzonia) Andrews

Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 9, 2018, at St. Mary Cathedral, Lansing. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Thursday, November 8 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel and at the Cathedral one hour prior to the funeral Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Grace to The Angela Andrews Rome Scholarship, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 46556 or to Hospice of Lansing – Stoneleigh Residence.

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Delbert H. Lichte

A memorial service will be held in Spring of 2019, when all the family are back in town. If you wish to make a memorial contribution in Del’s memory, please honor your church or any organization that you choose.

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Robert John Atkinson

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2018 at Great Lakes Christian Homes, 2050 S. Washington Rd. in Holt.  The family will receive friends at the Great Lakes Christian Homes on Friday for one hour prior to the service.  Those who wish may make memorial contributions, in Bob’s memory, to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 Eighteenth Street NW, Washington DC, 20006-3517.

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James F. Dart

James F. “Jim” Dart

Celebration of Life: 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, December 23, 2018, at Sutton Advisors, PLC, 2201 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing, MI 48912. Memorial contributions may be made to the Greater Lansing Food Bank.

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Gregory D. Abfalter

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. There will be a visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the family in care of Sue Abfalter.

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James R. Leonard

Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 7910 E. St. Joe Hwy., Lansing. Interment will take place in Hillside Cemetery. His family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 31st from 2-5 p.m. at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, and beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Message of Hope Scholarship Fund c/o Our Savior Lutheran School.

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