David Willie Hilliker, 73, of Onaway, passed away July 16, 2015 at his home.
He was born May 8, 1942 at his family’s house in Allis Township to Burnham and Ida (Whaley) Hilliker.
Mr. Hilliker is survived by his four children, David (Amy) Hilliker of Onaway, Gary (Jeanette) Hilliker of Algonac, Brenda (Chuck) Beckwith of Cheboygan and Sue (Jeff) Ellenberger of Millersburg; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Orin (Florence) Hilliker of Onaway.… Read Full Story
James K. “Jim” McGuire, 59, of Toledo, Ohiopassed away peacefully at home Sunday, July 19, 2015. He was born November 17, 1955 to Alma and William McGuire.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 28 years, Kim; children, Linda Smith, David “Rick” (Lisa) McGuire, Kristen McGuire, Justin (Charity) McGuire and Stephanie McGuire; father, William (Sharon); siblings, William, Julie, Elizabeth, Cynthia and Matt; grandchildren, Kristi, William, Maggie and Matthew; great-grandchildren, Adalynn and Gordon; best friends, Jeff “Bruce” and Paul. … Read Full Story
John L. Minelli, 86, of Rogers City passed away July 17, 2015 at home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born November 6, 1928 in Chicago to John and Nancy (Tiritilli) Minelli.
Mr. Minelli is survived by his wife, Mary Lynn Tank-Minelli; seven children, Mary (Roy) Paitsel of Virginia, Nancy (Thomas) LeVeque of Cheboygan, John Minelli of South Carolina, Michelle (Thomas) Brege of Rogers City, Therese (Terry) Mason of Suttons Bay, Joanne (Thaddeus) Niedzwiecki of Traverse City and Lori (Gary) Florip of Lake Ann; four stepchildren, Candace (Anthony) Kowalski of Rogers City, James Friedrich of Alpena, Richard (Barbara) Friedrich of Fowlerville and Paul Friedrich of Alpena; 28 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson and a brother, Peter (Barbara) Ardini of Rogers City.… Read Full Story
Cora M. Mitchell, 82, of Macomb Township died at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township Friday, March 6, 2015.
Cora Matilda Mitchell was born August 26, 1932 in Rogers City, daughter of Edgar and Esther (nee Flemming) Schenck.
Cora is survived by her children, Wade (Janet) Mitchell of Utica, Laurel (William) Soroka of Imlay City and Boyd (Donna) Mitchell of Macomb Township; grandchildren, Wade (Kristie) Mitchell, Stephanie (Jarod) McGuffey, Jessica Soroka and Amy (Kyle) Forbes; and great-grandchildren, Arianne Mitchell, Sophie Mitchell, Eva Mitchell, Jade McGuffey, Jordyn McGuffey and Parker Forbes.… Read Full Story
Laura Lynn Martin, 35, of Tower, passed away Friday July 17, 2015 at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. She was the daughter of Marcia Pauly and Jerry Martin.
Laura was born October 26, 1979 in Petoskey. She graduated from Onaway High School in 1997 and went on to receive her associate and bachelor’s degree in business and accounting.… Read Full Story
Kelly Patrick Patterson, 57, of Shelby Township, died, July 20, 2015. Loving husband of Anne. Beloved son of Rosemary. Dear father of Kellen, Savannah and Kyle Patterson. Beloved brother of Shawn (John) Burtch, Kevin (Paula) Patterson and Sheila Polcyn. He was predeceased by his father Kenneth Patterson.… Read Full Story
Mark Leonard Rotarius, Sr., 86, of Onaway, passed away on Wednesday July 15, 2015 at his home. Mark was born the youngest of 18 children on July 9, 1929 in Warren Township and raised in Centerline, Michigan. On April 14, 1951 he married Ardeth Kidder then shortly after was drafted into the military and served during the Korean War. … Read Full Story
Warren C. Guinther, 90, of Ocqueoc, died Saturday morning July 11, 2015 at Tendercare Health Center in Cheboygan. The son of William and Mary Ella (Thorne) Guinther, Warren was born in Flint February 25, 1925. He married Inez Julian and to their union they were blessed with five children.… Read Full Story