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2013 Obituaries

Loretta H. Dahms (November 24, 1942 - December 29, 2013)

Loretta H. Dahms, age 71, of Midland died on Sunday, December 29, 2013 at the MidMichigan Medical Center, Midland. Loretta was born Novemb...

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Edwin R. North (October 23, 1923 - December 19, 2013)

Edwin R. North, 90, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at MidMichigan Medical Center. Ed was born October 23, 1923 ...

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Lawrence R. Stanford (October 11, 1922 - December 16, 2013)

Our beloved father, grandfather and great grandfather Lawrence R. Stanford, 91, died on Monday, December 16, 2013 at DeSoto Memorial Hospital. ...

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Betheny B. Hignite (December 16, 1934 - December 12, 2013)

Betheny B. Hignite passed peacefully from this mortal world on Thursday, Dec. 12 after a multi-year battle with cancer. Betheny Jane was the daughter...

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Eleanor K." Ellie" Plum (November 13, 1938 - December 5, 2013)

Eleanor "Ellie" K. Plum, of Midland, died unexpectedly, at her home on December 5, 2013. Eleanor was born on November 13, 1938, in Midland to Ren...

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Donald B. Carlsen (March 19, 1934 - December 4, 2013)

Dr. Donald Bunker Carlsen of Midland, Michigan died December 4, 2013 at the age of 79. He passed away peacefully in his home following a brief battl...

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Martha E. Pugsley (April 18, 1922 - November 28, 2013)

Martha E. Pugsley, 91, died on Thursday, November 28, 2013 at Mid-Michigan Medical Center. Martha was born April 18, 1922 in Farwell, Michigan to E...

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Beulah M Lyons (July 5, 1922 - November 18, 2013)

Beulah M. Lyons, age 91, of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania and formerly of Wheeler, Michigan passed into eternity to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus C...

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Mary R. Lince (June 5, 1921 - November 17, 2013)

Mary Lince, 92 of Midland entered eternal life on November 17, 2013 at her home with her family by her side. Mary was born June 5, 1921 in Midland Mi...

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JoAnn E. King (May 3, 1934 - November 13, 2013)

JoAnn E. King, 79, died on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Mid-Michigan Medical Center. JoAnn was born May 3, 1934 in Detroit to Raymond and Flore...

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Paul R. Handt (May 2, 1932 - November 13, 2013)

Paul R. Handt, Jr., 81, father of the Handt family of Midland, moved into the Kingdom of God on Wednesday morning, November 13th. He is survived b...

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Ruth Hannah (February 3, 1929 - November 7, 2013)

RUTH HANNAH Ruth Hannah, 84, of Midland, died on November 7, 2013 at Mid Michigan Medical Center. Ruth was born on February 3, 1929, in Flint to...

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Susan J. Ripke (December 23, 1925 - November 7, 2013)

Susan J. Ripke, 87, died November 7, 2013 at Mid Michigan Stratford Village. Susan was born on December 23, 1925, in Bay Port, Michigan to George an...

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Miles "Bud" Cook (April 23, 1927 - October 28, 2013)

Miles J. "Bud" Cook, 86, of Midland, passed away peacefully with his daughter by his side on October 28, 2013 at Kindy Care Center Freeland. Bud w...

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Bernard Latoski (May 24, 1933 - November 5, 2013)

Bernard "Bernie" Latoski, 80, died November 5, 2013 at Sterling House of Midland. Bernard was born on May 24, 1933, in Midland to Peter and...

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Richard A. LaRoche (September 4, 1962 - October 30, 2013)

Richard A. LaRoche, 51, of Shepherd, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on October 30, 2013. Richard was born on September 4, 1962, in Bay Cit...

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Donald P. Kisser (August 12, 1929 - October 21, 2013)

Donald P. Kisser, 84, of Hope, died on October 21, 2013 at Tendercare in Midland. Donald was born on August 12, 1929, in Larkin Township to Edward ...

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James T. Kaminski (March 23, 1946 - October 16, 2013)

James “Jim” Thomas Kaminski, 67, of Midland, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Spartanburg Hospital For Restorative Care in S...

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Frances E. Hopkins (June 29, 1929 - October 3, 2013)

FRANCES E. HOPKINS It can be fairly said that Frances Elizabeth Hopkins was never at a loss for words, always ready for a cup of fresh coffee, a...

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Evelyn L. Cook (September 24, 1926 - October 1, 2013)

EVELYN L. COOK Evelyn Louise Cook, 87, of Midland, died on October 1, 2013 at Midland Kings Daughters and Sons Home in Midland. Evelyn was bo...

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Roger W. Campbell (January 24, 1939 - September 27, 2013)

Roger W. Campbell ( Jan. 24, 1939 - Sept. 27, 2013 ) Roger William Campbell, age 74, of Midland formerly of Cadillac passed away Friday, September...

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Melba G. Lyons (Oct. 10, 1929 - Sept. 27, 2013)

Melba "Glee" Lyons, 83, of Midland, died on September 27, 2013 at Mid Michigan Medical Center in Midland. Melba was born on October 10, 1929, in M...

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Robert Ward Cuddie (December 17, 1948 - September 12, 2013)

Robert Ward Cuddie, 64, of Midland, was promoted to heaven on September 12, 2013. He was born in Gladwin to the late Ellis and Mildred Cuddie who ...

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Marilyn Ann France (April 22, 1930 - September 12, 2013)

Marilyn Ann "Tillie" France, 83, of Midland, died on Sept. 12, 2013 at the Toni and Trish House in Auburn, Michigan. Marilyn was born in Munising,...

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Eileen M. Robinson (January 12, 1927 - September 10, 2013)

Eileen M. Robinson, 86, went to be with her husband on his birthday, Sept. 10, 2013. Eileen was born on January 12, 1927 in Escanaba, MI to the lat...

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James Washburn (July 20, 1920 - September 9, 2013)

James "Jim" Brainard Washburn, 93, of Midland, formerly of Coleman, MI and Surprise, AZ went to be with his Lord on Sept. 8, 2013. He w...

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Sally Caroline Cousins (July 9, 1948 - September 10, 2013)

Sally Caroline Cousins, 65, of Rhodes, died on Sept. 10, 2013 at the Toni and Trish house in Auburn. Sally was born on July 9, 1948 in Bay City, to ...

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Miles David Tiller (February 11, 1993 - September 5, 2013)

Miles David Tiller, 20, was born on Feb. 11, 1993 in Bay City, TX. He lost his valiant battle against Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy on September 5,...

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MacKenzie "Lily" Thompson (March 28, 2013 - September 1, 2013)

MacKenzie "Lily" Thompson, died unexpectedly at home on Sept. 1, 2013. Lily was born on March 28, 2013 to John D. and Stacey (Tew) Thompson. Lil...

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Rita May Walker (March 7, 1951 - August 21, 2013)

Rita May Walker, 62, of Midland, died at Covenant Hospital in Saginaw on Aug. 21, 2013. Rita was born in Midland on March 7, 1951 to the late Joseph...

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Charlene Greene (August 14, 1928 - August 25, 2013)

Charlene Greene, 85, of Midland, died on Aug. 25, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital in Saginaw. Charlene was born in Shamrock, TX on Aug. 14, 1928 to the...

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Preston L. Marsh (June 5, 1916 - August 16, 2013)

Preston L. Marsh, 97, died peacefully at home on August 16, 2013. Preston was born on June 5, 1916, in Edenville Township, to the late Royal and Cel...

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Arleneth Louise Juneau (May 22, 1926 - August 11, 2013)

Arleneth Louise (Sugnet) Juneau, 87, passed away on August 11, 2013 at Brittany Manor. A lifelong resident of Midland, Arleneth was born on May 22, ...

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James Arthur Mertens (March 9, 1947 - July 30, 2013)

James Arthur Mertens, age 66, passed away unexpectedly on July 30, 2013. Jim was born in Hartford, CT on March 9, 1947 to Charles and Marie (Johns...

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Chad William Dunn (November 20, 1981 - July 29, 2013)

Chad William Dunn, 31, unexpectedly passed away on July 29, 2013 after struggling for several years with mental health issues. Chad was born in Midl...

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David Lynn Klein (December 4, 1942 - July 29, 2013)

David Lynn Klein, 70, of Midland, passed away unexpectedly in West Branch on July 29, 2013. David was born in Midland, on Dec. 4, 1942 to the late A...

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Norman Andrew Stephenson (May 10, 1926 - July 27, 2013)

Norman Andrew Stephenson was born in Marion, MI to Robert and Bessie Bell Carson Stephenson on May 10, 1926. He is the beloved husband of Ruth Elizab...

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Bonnie J. Sapyak (April 19, 1928 - July 7, 2013)

Bonnie J. Sapyak, 85, died on Sunday, July 7, 2013 at the Caretel Inns of Tri Cities. Bonnie was born on April 19, 1928 in Larkin Township, Midland ...

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Harriette Francis Miller (April 14, 1913 - July 4, 2013)

Harriette Frances Miller, 100, of Midland, died at Sterling House in Midland on July 4, 2013 with her daughters at her side. Harriette was born in C...

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Virginia Lee Fowler (April 6, 1928 - July 4, 2013)

Virginia Lee (Franck) Fowler, was called home in the early morning hours of the 4th of July. She went quietly but left a brilliant light for all who ...

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H. Elaine Camp (November 4, 1929 - July 2, 2013)

H. Elaine Camp, 83, of Midland, died at home, on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. Elaine was born on Nov. 4. 1929 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to the late Fr...

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Colin H. Broddle (December 29, 1924 - July 1, 2013)

Colin H. Broddle, 88, of Midland, died at Colonial Villa on July 1, 2013. Colin was born in Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire, England on Dec. 29, 1...

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Susan H. Dirks (January 28, 1950 - June 29, 2013)

SUSAN H. DIRKS Susan Hunemorder Dirks died on June 29, 2013. She was born January 28, 1950 the daughter of Elwood and Helen (Haley) Hunemorder...

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Violet M. Sian (May 14, 1924 - June 29, 2013)

VIOLET M. SIAN Violet Sian, 89, of Midland, died on June 29, 2013 at Nottingham Place in Midland. Violet was born on May 14, 1924, in Midland ...

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Blake Alan Seamster (January 31, 1985 - June 17, 2013)

Blake Alan Seamster, 28, formerly of Coleman, died unexpectedly on June 17, 2013. Blake was born in Midland on January 31, 1985 to Jerry Seamster & J...

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Hazel Ann Keidel (November 23, 1932 - June 20, 2013)

Hazel Ann Keidel, 80, of Midland, died at home surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, June 20, 2013. Hazel was born in Billings Township, o...

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Marsha Eleanor Bowers (April 13, 1952 - June 18, 2013)

Marsha Eleanor Bowers, 61, of Midland, died at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Marsha was born in Salamanca, NY on April 1...

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Dorothy Brown Carpenter (July 22, 1928 - June 17, 2013)

Dorothy Brown Carpenter, 84, passed away on June 17, 2013. She was born in Midland on July 22, 1928 to Neil and Ruth Brown. She married Manson C. "...

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June L. Shanholtz (June 22, 1929 - June 9, 2013)

June L. (Tigner) Meyer Shanholtz, 83, of Sanford, died peacefully on June 9, 2013 at MidMichigan Stratford Village. June was born on June 22, 1929 t...

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Barbara K. Solosky (February 20, 1932 - May 22, 2013)

Barbara K. Solosky, 81, of Auburn, died on May 22, 2013 at Brittany Manor. Barbara was born on February 20, 1932 in Midland, to the late Frank and J...

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Luella Alice Dockham (May 8, 1919 - May 21, 2013)

Luella Alice Dockham, 94, of Midland, MI, passed away at Tender Care Nursing Home on May 21, 2013. Luella was born on May 8, 1919 in Lansi...

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Donald Richard Varner (August 5, 1923 - May 20, 2013)

Donald Richard Varner, 89, of Midland died at Carriage House in Bay City, on May 20, 2013. Donald was born in Midland on Aug. 5, 1923 to the late ...

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Margaret Knadler (June 16, 1941 - May 18, 2013)

Margaret Knadler left this earth on May 18, 2013. Born on June 16, 1941, Margaret was always a “tough cookie”. Although she lived much of her ch...

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Joan Foster (June 7, 1936 - May 18, 2013)

Joan Carol Foster, 76, of Sanford, died peacefully at home, on May 18, 2013. Joan was born in Weidman on June 7, 1936 to the late Leman and Doris (J...

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Rozena "Rose" Aldridge (June 7, 1928 - May 17, 2013)

Rozena M. "Rose" Aldridge, 84, of Midland, died peacefully on May 17, 2013 after ten years at Brittany Manor. Rose was born in Midland on June 7, ...

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Robert Dalton Baringer (July 29, 1922 - May 14, 2013)

Robert Dalton Baringer, 90, of Midland, died at his home on May 14, 2013. Robert was born on July 29, 1922 in Midland to the late Royal and Gertrude...

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Kileigh Elaine Short (October 21, 1993 - May 10, 2013)

Kileigh Elaine Short, 19, of Breckenridge was greeted at the gates of Heaven by her grandfather, Gerald Short and great-grandparents, Elmer and Joseph...

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Thelma Irene Miller (February 11, 1914 - May 10, 2013)

Thelma Irene Miller, 99, of Midland died at home on May 10, 2013. Thelma was born in Isabella County on Feb. 11, 1914 to the late John "Jack" and ...

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Christa VanDerhoof (November 1, 1997 - April 26, 2013)

Thoughts about Christa: Eric/Dad Christa Danielle VanDerhoof: November 1, 1997-April 26, 2013 - With heavy hearts we had to say “Good-bye” ...

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Helen Harbron Snell (March 13, 1919 - April 28, 2013)

Helen Harbron Snell, 94, of Midland died on April 28, 2013 at Kings Daughters Home. Helen was born on March 13, 1919 in Ortonville, MI to the late C...

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Eugene T. Mayer (June 13, 1965 - April 25, 2013)

Eugene Timothy Mayer, 47 of Sanford, died after a long courageous battle with cancer, on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midlan...

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Joan Shirley Jones (March 5, 1943 - April 24, 2013)

Joan Shirley Jones, 70, of Midland and previously of Bay City, died at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland on April 24, 2013. Joan was born on March ...

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Dean "Jeff" Hines (September 11, 1963 - March 6, 2013)

Dean "Jeff" Hines, 49, of Midland, died at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland on March 6, 2013. Jeff was born on September 11, 1963 to Alden Hines...

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Larry L. "Buck" Mitchell (November 5, 1944 - April 22, 2013)

Larry L. "Buck" Mitchell, 68, of Midland, died at MidMichigan Medical Center on April 22, 2013. Larry was born on Nov. 5, 1944 in Midland to the l...

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Jacob D. "Jake" Warner (June 28, 2000 - April 10, 2013)

Jacob D. "Jake" Warner was a thoughtful, caring and compassionate son who died unexpectedly on April 10, 2013. Jake was born in Midland on June 28...

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Marianne Vokal (March 27, 1949 - April 10, 2013)

Marianne Vokal, 64, of Midland, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, with her family by her side. Marianne was born in Grand Haven ...

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June Rose Alexander (April 30, 1940 - April 6, 2013)

June Rose Alexander, 72, of Midland, died at the Toni & Trish House on Saturday, April 6, 2013. June was born on April 30, 1940 in Midland, to the l...

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Garold Edward Dice (November 1, 1917 - April 3, 2013)

Garold Edward Dice, 95, of Midland, passed away on April 3, 2013 at the Toni & Trish House. Garold was born on Nov. 1, 1917, the son of Fred and C...

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Dr. Thomas Gillespie (April 16, 1924 - March 19, 2013)

Dr. Thomas Gillespie, 88, of Midland, died at the Toni & Trish House on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Thomas was born on April 16, 1924, in Winnipeg, Can...

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Edith Irene Abbey (September 28, 1924 - March 28, 2013)

EDITH IRENE ABBEY Edith Irene Abbey, 88, of Midland and formerly of Salamanca, NY, died unexpectedly on March 28, 2013. Edith was born on Sept. 2...

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Harold C. Zapf (January 22, 1922 - March 30, 2013)

Harold C. Zapf, 91, of Midland, formerly of Saginaw, passed away March 30, 2013 in Midland, Michigan. Harold was born to Carl and Anna (Getschne) Za...

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Karl Henry Honeck (February 26, 1927 - March 25, 2013)

Karl Henry Honeck, 86, of Sanford, died peacefully at home, with his family at his side, on Monday, March 25, 2013. Karl was born in Flint, on Feb. ...

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Herman Edward Jeroue (January 5, 1939 - March 21, 2013)

Herman Edward Jeroue, 74, passed away at the Toni and Trish House on Thursday, March 21 after an extended illness. He was born to Edward and Frances...

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Nancy K. Coleman (October 11, 1935 - March 18, 2013)

Nancy K. Coleman, 77, of Midland, died at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland on March 18, 2013. Nancy was born on Oct. 11, 1935 in Ingersol Township...

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Lucille Jane Showalter (October 7, 1927 - March 10, 2013)

Lucille Jane Showalter, 85, of Midland, and formerly of Omaha, NE and Clarkson, Ontario, Canada, went home to be with her husband, on March 10, 2013. ...

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Pearl Grace Seaman (October 25, 1909 - February 24, 2013)

Pearl Grace (McNett) Seaman 103, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, formerly of Midland, MI. went to be with the Lord on February 24, 2...

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Harriet I. Haley (December 16, 1927 - March 9, 2013)

Harriet I. Haley, 85, died peacefully at her home in the arms of her husband, on Saturday, March 9, 2013. Harriet was born in Owendale, on Dec. 16, ...

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"Jack" Erving Cobb (January 31, 1923 - March 9, 2013)

Erving C. "Jack" Cobb, 90, of Midland, died on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Brittany Manor. Jack was born on January 31, 1923 in Midland to the lat...

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Kelly M. (Rapson) Willett (March 30, 1974 - February 27, 2013)

Kelly Marie Willett ( March 30, 1974 - February 27, 2013 ) Kelly Marie Willett, 38, of Midland, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on...

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Doris B. Dougherty (September 30, 1920 - February 27, 2013)

Doris B. Dougherty, 92, of Midland, died at her home on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Doris was born on Sept. 30, 1920 in Lafayette Township, Gratio...

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Theodore T. Scribner (July 16, 1932 - February 19, 2013)

Theodore T. "Scrib" Scribner, 80, of Midland, passed away at the MidMichigan Medical Center on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 Scrib (Ted) was born on July...

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Sarah E. Schaefer (June 7, 1918 - February 19, 2013)

Sarah E. Schaefer, 94, of Midland, died at Colonial Villa on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Sarah was born on June 7, 1918 in Midland to the late William a...

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Bertha Heikkila Grosteffon (January 31, 1924 - February 19, 2013)

Bertha "Bea" Heikkila Grosteffon, 89, of Midland, died on February 19, 2013 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland. Bea was born in Gladwin County ...

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Chester R. Cousins (June 5, 1943 - February 12, 2013)

Chester R. Cousins, 69, of Rhodes, died unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Chester was born in Sterling, MI, on June 5, 1943 to the lat...

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Arthur Vernard Dicaire (June 6, 1918 - February 8, 2013)

Arthur Vernard Dicaire, 94, of Midland, died at Clare Bridge in Midland on February 8, 2013. Arthur was born on June 6, 1918 in Pinconning, MI to th...

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Marilyn S. Graham (January 26, 1943 - February 2, 2013)

Marilyn S. Graham, 70, of Midland, MI, died surrounded by her family on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at University of Michigan Hospital. Affectionately kn...

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Joyce A. Hollingshead (April 27, 1937 - February 3, 2013)

Joyce A. Hollingshead, 75, of Midland, died on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland. Joyce was born on April 27, 1937 in Midla...

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Sibyl M. Dauer (March 18, 1917 - February 2, 2013)

Sibyl M. Dauer, passed away on the 2nd of February, at the age of 95. Sibyl was born on the 18th of March, 1917 in New Augusta, Mississippi. She mo...

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Nora S. Closs (July 28, 1925 - January 29, 2013)

Nora S. Closs (nee Shea), age 87, a long-time Midland resident, passed away early Tuesday morning (January 29, 2013) in Portage, MI. She was born in ...

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Richard Sheldon Tolly (January 23, 1926 - January 26, 2013)

Richard Sheldon Tolly, 87, of Midland, died on Jan. 25, 2013 at MidMichigan Stratford Village. Richard was born on in Temperance, MI on January 23, ...

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Winfred C. Zacharias (October 21, 1925 - January 24, 2013)

Winfred C. Zacharias died peacefully on January 24, 2012, at the Bickford Cottage in Midland, MI with family by his side. He was 87 years old. Win ...

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Mildred M. Stutelberg (August 19, 1924 - January 22, 2013)

Mildred M. Stutelberg, 88, of Midland, died on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland. Mildred was born in North Dakota on Aug...

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Francis Livsey (April 13, 1925 - January 22, 2013)

Francis Livsey, 87, of Midland, died at his home on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Francis was born on April 13, 1925 in Chatham, Ontario Canada...

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Vern Darrell DeBolt (October 17, 1931 - January 19, 2013)

Vern Darrell DeBolt, 81, of Midland, died on Saturday, Jan . 19, 2013 at the Saginaw Veterans Hospital. Vern was born on Oct. 17, 1931 to the late V...

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Donna Faye Abbey (October 28, 1932 - January 14, 2013)

Donna Faye Abbey, 80, of Midland, died at Kindy Care on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Donna was born on Oct. 28, 1932 in Butternut, MI to the late Ira J....

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Denise Marie Chambers-Fox (December 31, 1951 - January 9, 2013)

Denise Marie "Sis" Chambers-Fox, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 31, 1951 in Midland to Earl C...

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Shirley Ratajczak (March 16, 1938 - January 3, 2013)

Shirley Ratajczak, 74, of Midland, died peacefully at home on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. Shirley was born in Midland, on March 16, 1938 to the late Joh...

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