Obituaries

Brian D. Simons

No service will be held. A private family burial will take place. Memorial contributions may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous or the American Cancer Society.

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William A. “Bill” Townsend

Lansing, MI William Allen Townsend was born in Jackson, MI on February 3, 1936, and passed away June 23, 2020. Bill and his wife Sue were married for 60 years.  They had 3 children: Michael (Joanne) of Holland, MI., Kittie (Jim) Lynch of Lansing, MI., Scott (Cindy) of Wake Forest, NC.  Brothers Clayton (Beverly) of […]

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Donna Mae Thuma

There will be a graveside service held 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 26, 2020 at the Dewitt City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Care Team Hospice.

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Craig F. Walker

Memorial visitation: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with a Masonic Service to follow at 12:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Chicago, IL.

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Thelma C. Pasche-Hanley

The visitation will be 10:00 a.m. and funeral mass at 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 22, 2020 both at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 955 Alton Road, East Lansing, MI 48823. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Our Lady of Grace Parish, 300 Malabar Road SE, Palm Bay, Florida, 32907, or online at: https://bit.ly/3fn2xPX. Your donation will support their food bank and basic needs for low-income families.

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Allan J. Claypool

A private graveside service will be held at Marengo Pioneer Cemetery in Marshall. For those wishing to honor Allan through a donation, the family suggests the Veterans of Foreign Wars, P.O. Box 8958, Topeka, Kansas 66608-8958 or any charity of your choice.

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Robert W. “Bob” Ladd

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 8, 2020, at Maple Ridge Cemetery, Holt. A celebration of Bob’s life will be held at Houghton Lake later this summer. Bob’s family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Association would be much appreciated.

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