Obituaries

Merle B. Doyle

The funeral service will be held at11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 28, 2021, at Pennway Church of God, Lansing. Visitation will be 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, as well as one hour prior to the funeral at church on Saturday. Memorial donations may be made to Pennway Church of God or Life Challenge of Michigan.

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Peter George Pascalenos

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.  The Trisagion will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Church.  Interment will follow at Deepdale Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.

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Earnest A. Lewis

The funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, August 27, 2021, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. The family will receive relatives and friends from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Thursday and beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

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Cathy J. Mizer

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, August 22, 2021, at the First Presbyterian Church of Holt. Visitation will be a half-hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Eden United Brethren Church.

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Ethel “Peggy” Holz

The funeral service will be held 12:30 p.m. Monday, August 23, 2021, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. Interment will follow in Delta Center Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Building Fund.

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Theodore J. “Ted” Bauer

Open house: Tuesday, August 31, 2021, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Hidden Gem Event Venue, 4230 Charlar Drive, Holt. The family invites you to stop by and share memories of this very special man. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sparrow Hospice Services through the Sparrow Foundation, the Holt Community Foundation Nancie Bauer scholarship fund, holtcommunity.org or a charity of your choice.

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Ruby J. Samuelson

Funeral service: 12:00 p.m. Friday, August 20, 2021, at the Holt Baptist Church, interment will follow in Maple Ridge Cemetery, Holt, . Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial donations may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project or The American Red Cross.

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Timothy P. Costigan

Visitation will be held at St. Mary Cathedral, Lansing, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 17, 2021. The Funeral Mass will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mary Cathedral Organ Fund.

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Steven W. Austin

Graveside service: 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 20, 2021, at Maple Ridge Cemetery, Holt, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan.

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Brian S. Beaumont

The funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. There will be visitation at the funeral home on Monday 4:00–7:00 p.m. as well as Tuesday one hour prior to the funeral. In lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be made to the Capital Area Chapter of the Brain Injury Association.

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Donald W. “Don” Smith

The funeral will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 13, 2021, at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church. Visitation will be 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Sparrow Hospice House of Mid-Michigan, or to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Sherry F. (Gordon) Wessels

Memorial service: 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 14, 2021 at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to South Church.

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Phyllis E. Zuke

A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at Evergreen Cemetery in Lansing.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Eugene Craig Betz

Eugene “Gene” Betz

There will be no public service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan.

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Delores A. Karkau

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Emanuel First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lansing. Interment will follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. Her family will receive relatives and friends beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church.

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