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Michael Doria Palacios, 37, of San Francisco passed away Saturday September 6, 2014 at his home.
Michael was born September 28, 1976 in Onaway to John and MaryAnn (Gagnon) Palacios. Michael relocated to California to work for his passion as a computer programmer for Google.… Read Full Story
Gary Donald Klee, 71, of Huron Beach, passed away September 10, 2014 at Medilodge in Hillman.
He was born November 30, 1942 in Detroit to Henry and Marion (Rein) Klee.
Gary is survived by his brother, Roger (Barb) Klee of Pemberville, Ohio and many nieces and nephews.… Read Full Story
Jim Van Hoesen, 74, of Moltke Township passed away September 11, 2014 at home.
He was born August 27, 1940 in Grand Rapids to Kenneth and Ruth (Collier) Van Hoesen.
Jim is survived by his wife, Jan; two sons, John (Lori) of Grand Ledge and Jay (Nicole Bowen) of Grand Rapids; five grandchildren, Adam, Mary, Victoria, Clara and Elizabeth; two sisters-in-law, Pamela Dengler of North Carolina and Alberta Rivera of Montana.… Read Full Story
Margaret “Peg” Ellen Leszinske, 64, passed away peacefully in her home September 13, 2014.
Peg Leszinske was born in Ypsilanti October 2, 1949. She was the third child, and first daughter, of Barbara Ellen and William Bertram Petz.
Peg is survived by her loving husband of 30 years, John Leszinske; her children, Felicity (Jeremy) Wolfrom, Sara (Rachel) Leszinske and John (Natasha Lutz) Zakshesky; three granddaughters, Taylor, Lily and Nola; mother-in-law, Shirley Leszinske her siblings, Phil (Lisa) Petz, Joel (Lyn) Petz, Barbara (Tom) Kreager and Jennifer (Randy) Smolinski; sisters-in-law, Sandy Leszinske and Barb (Rick) Friedrich; as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.… Read Full Story
Dr. Earl Fairbanks III DVM, 95, of Hawks passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family September 14, 2014. “Doc” was born to Georgia (Sekanina) and Earl Fairbanks II November 2, 1918 in the family’s farmhouse in Lake County. His birth was attended by his paternal grandfather, Earl Fairbanks I, a country doctor and two-term state senator – a man held in high esteem by his grandson.… Read Full Story
Larry J. Stricker, 71, of Davison, passed away August 28, 2014 at McLaren – Lapeer Region.
Cremation has taken place.
A memorial service was held September 5 at Allen Funeral Home, 9136 Davison Road, Davison. The Rev. Andrew A. Czajkowski officiated.… Read Full Story
Linda Kay Spens, 69, of Rogers Township passed away September 4, 2014 at Rogers City Tendercare.
She was born August 29, 1945 in Moltke Township to George and Leona (Brege) Spens.
She is survived by two sisters, Leann (Ron) Hopp and Rhoda Schanick; three nieces; and a nephew.… Read Full Story
Ernest “Ernie” Irvin Blake, 88, of Rogers City, passed away September 3, 2014 at Alpena Regional Medical Center.
He was born January 3, 1926 in Detroit to Theodore and Marie (Lazawicz) Blake.
Ernie is survived by his wife Susan; three children, Kathy (Todd) Rose of San Jose, California, Susann (Louis) Nordrum of Corte Madera, California and Robert Blake of San Jose; six grandchildren; a sister, Geraldine “Gerri” Kobierski of South Gate; and many nieces and nephews.… Read Full Story
Lila “Toddy” Hudson (née Noble), 97, of Morongo Valley, Califonia died peacefully September 5, 2014 in hospice care in Palm Desert, California. Lila was born in Rogers City, to Edward John Noble and Grace Stovel.
While she resided over half a century in California, in her heart, Michigan was always her home.… Read Full Story
Henrietta Eda Kohler (nee Prell), 91, of Madison Heights and, formerly of Hawks, passed away August 29, 2014. She was born November 1, 1922 in Rogers City to the late Henry and Effie Prell.
Beloved wife of the late Charles (1995); dear mother of Dale (Kathy) and the late James; mother-in-law of Joanne; grandmother of Charles, Dale, Randy and David; and great-grandmother of three.… Read Full Story