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Elizabeth Ann Kessler

October 4, 1944 - December 7, 2016

Elizabeth Ann Kessler, age 72 of Center Line, died Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at St. John Hospital in Detroit. Elizabeth was born October 4, 1944 in Reed City, Michigan, daughter of the late Russell and the late Ann (nee: Kailing) Erbes. When Elizabeth initially pondered what career path she should follow, there must have been a tug on her heart that God was preparing her for something quite...
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Gloria Frances Koja

September 19, 1929 - December 6, 2016

Gloria Frances (Hadella) Koja, age 87 of Roseville, died Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, in Warren, Mich. Gloria was born September 19, 1929 in Detroit, daughter of the late Andrew and late Clara Hadella. Her husband, Bruno Koja, predeceased her in 2006. She is the dear mother of Christine Koja and Kathe (Rick Lieder) Koja, and the loving grandmother of...
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Mark Peter Dehelean

August 29, 1949 - December 3, 2016

Mark Peter Dehelean age 67, died at his home in Warren, Michigan Saturday December 3, 2016. Mark was born August 29, 1949 in Detroit Michigan the son of Alanna Bialk and the late Peter Dehelean. Mark was raised in Warren and graduated from Warren Woods High School. Following high school Mark served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War serving in Korea. Following his honorable...
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Craig Paul Ionetz

August 1, 1963 - December 3, 2016

Craig Paul Ionetz, age 53 of Warren, died Saturday, December 3, 2016 at home in Warren. He was born in Detroit, Michigan August 1, 1963 the son of the late George and the late Dorothy (nee: Underwood) Ionetz. Craig was raised in East Detroit and graduated from East Detroit High School. Criag went on to attend Macomb Community College where he received his Associates Degree. Following his...
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Walter Robert Ciolek

September 13, 1928 - December 3, 2016

Walter Robert Ciolek, age 88 of Warren, died Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the Cherrywood Nursing & Living Center in Sterling Heights, Michigan. He was born September 13, 1928 in Hamtramck, son of the late Walter and the late Geneive (nee: Michalski) Ciolek. Born and raised in Hamtramck, it is where he grew in stature and graduated from high school. A couple of years following that milestone,...
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Lorraine Theresa Gierosky

November 13, 1930 - December 3, 2016

Lorraine Theresa Gierosky, age 86 of Warren, died Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the Medilodge of Sterling Heights. She was born November 13, 1930 in Detroit, daughter of the late John and the late Martha (nee: Letkowski) Gawlik. Lorraine was born in Detroit on November 13, 1930 to John & Martha Gawlik. A brother, Norman, and two sisters, Virginia and Arlene would soon follow. She attended St...
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Kenneth John Nowak

April 17, 1932 - December 3, 2016

Kenneth John Nowak, age 84 of Warren, died Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Harper University Hospital in Detroit. He was born April 17, 1932 in Detroit, son of the late Norman and the late Dorothy (nee: Karrer) Nowak. Born and raised in Detroit, Ken's high school years were spent at St. Anthony's where he ultimately became one of the proud graduates of the Class of 1950. Being quite the sports...
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Raymond Francis Particka

July 9, 1939 - December 3, 2016

Raymond Francis Particka, age 77 of Sterling Heights, died Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He was born July 9, 1939 in Sanilac County, Michigan, son of the late Alexander and the late Eleanor (nee: Grifka) Particka. Born July 9, 1939 at his grandmother's home in Sanilac County, Ray was the second of six children. As he grew in stature, he came to love working on...
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Helen T. Zukoski

May 25, 1933 - December 1, 2016

Helen T. Zukoski, born May 25, 1933, passed away suddenly on December 1, 2016. She was born and raised in Detroit. Helen was the beloved daughter of the late David and Rose Peter. She was preceded in death by brother, Joseph (Carol), and sister, Jeanette (Harold). Helen is survived by her nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. She lived a simple life. Her favorite thing to do was...
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Marie Arethas Woodard

September 23, 1924 - December 1, 2016

Marie A. Woodard, age 92 of Warren, died Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the Sanctuary of Fraser Villa in Fraser, Michigan. She was born September 23, 1924 in Detroit, daughter of the late Harry and the late Mamie Ruth (nee: Jordan) Arethas. Being the dutiful and consummate homemaker that she was, Marie's most precious delights were those she found in the comforts of home and in the sharing of...
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Betty Jane Hummel

February 25, 1951 - November 27, 2016

Betty Jane Hummel, age 65 of Center Line, died Sunday, November 27, 2016 at home with her loving family by her side. She was born February 25, 1951 in Detroit, daughter of Albert and Betty (nee: Crane) Slavko. Though her battle with cancer finally came to an end, it wasn't without a mighty fight and a will to live unlike any other. For over 21 years, Betty gave it her all in trying to slay...
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John Edgar Bates, Jr.

February 14, 1925 - November 26, 2016

John Edgar "Jack" Bates Jr., age 91, died Saturday, November 26, 2016 at McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens, Michigan with his family at his side. Jack was born on Valentine's Day, February 14, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late John Edgar Bates and the late Irene Catherine (nee: Robinson) Bates. Jack was raised in Detroit and graduated from Detroit's Denby High School. ...
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Patricia Ann Kerr

September 11, 1946 - November 25, 2016

Patricia Ann Kerr, age 70, died Friday, November 25, 2016 surrounded by her loving family at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Patricia was born September 11, 1946 in Detroit Michigan the daughter of the late Alfred Szczesniak and the late Mary (nee: Stopczynski) Szczesniak. Patricia was raised in Detroit and graduated from Osborne High School on Detroit's eastside. Following high...
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Helen Josephine Piszczek

January 6, 1937 - November 23, 2016

Helen Josephine Piszczek, age 79 of Warren, died Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Rochester, Michigan. She was born January 6, 1937 in Palms, Michigan, daughter of the late Andrew and the late Cecelia (nee: Ryszka) Poterek. Helen's birthplace is a quaint little town located in the thumb area of Michigan, nestled by the more familiar town of Deckerville. Considered...
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Betty Jane Abramowicz

August 5, 1923 - November 21, 2016

Betty Jane Abramowicz – Age 93 –Died November 21, 2016 at the Villa at City Center Nursing in Warren. Betty was born August 5, 1923 in Imlay City to the late Earl and the late Eva Reaves (nee Wilcox). Betty was the dear mother of Cathy (Alan) Iftiniuk, Judy (Tom) Strat, Gail Phillips, Cindy (Bill) Ayris and the late Gary Abramowicz. Beloved grandmother of David (Michelle) Phillips,...
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Roland Edmund Raska

June 23, 1930 - November 21, 2016

Roland Edmund Raska, age 86 of Warren, died Monday, November 21, 2016 surrounded by his loved ones at home. He was born June 23, 1930 in Troy, Michigan, son of the late Joseph and the late Grace (nee: Harty) Raska. With thanks and praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Roland for serving our country during the Korean War era as a soldier in our great U.S. Army. Ultimately attaining...
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William Felix Spuz

May 23, 1930 - November 21, 2016

William Felix Spuz, age 86 of Sterling Heights, died Monday, November 21, 2016 at Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Michigan. He was born May 23, 1930 in Detroit, son of the late Felix and the late Eleanor Spuz. Born in Detroit and raised in Hamtramck, William was a proud graduate of Hamtramck High School where he was a noted and proficient athlete in the school's Cosmo's swimming program. Following...
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Loretta Joan Dobek

April 11, 1936 - November 17, 2016

Loretta Joan Dobek, age 80 of Warren, died Thursday, November 17, 2016 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. She was born April 11, 1936 in Detroit, daughter of the late Stephen and the late Leona (nee: Poplawski) Sobieski. Born and raised in Detroit, relocations would take Loretta to Hamtramck and ultimately to the new & burgeoning community of Warren. Warren is where...
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Jane Frances Sheridan

October 14, 1923 - November 17, 2016

Jane Frances Sheridan, age 93 of Warren, died Thursday, November 17, 2016 at ShorePointe Nursing Center in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. She was born October 14, 1923 in Long Branch, New Jersey, daughter of the late Clement and the late Eleanor (nee: Williams) Knott. Many of us are simply residents of Michigan, enjoying the eclectic benefits that the Great Lakes State has to offer. But for Jane,...
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Loraine Antoinette Platkowski

June 8, 1923 - November 17, 2016

Loraine Antoinette Platkowski, age 93 of Warren, died Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the Father Murray Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Center Line, Michigan. She was born June 8, 1923 in Detroit, daughter of the late Anthony and the late Theresa (nee: Wesolowska) Czuboy. Along with maintaining the comforts of home & hearth and caring for her family's needs, Loraine also held down gainful...
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Walter William Schmid

November 20, 1928 - November 17, 2016

Walter William Schmid, age 87, died Thursday, November 17, 2016 at his home in Warren, Michigan. Walter was born November 20, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Albert and Mary Schmid. Walter was raised between East Detroit and his grandparents farm in Richmond. It was while living on the farm that young Walter would come to learn the importance of hard work ethics and becoming...
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Richard Dalach

November 14, 2016

Richard R. Dalach died November 14, 2016 at his home in Clinton Township at the age of 83. He was born July 19,1933 in Detroit Michigan the son of the late Ralph and the late Gladys (nee: Lane) Dalach. Richard was raised in Detroit and following his schooling received his Bachelor's Degree in accounting. Richard served in the United States Army from June 12, 1956 through June 11, 1958 having...
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Honorata Rosemary Sternicki

June 13, 1932 - November 13, 2016

Honorata "Rosemary" Sternicki age 84 died November 13, 2016 at her family home surrounded by her family. Rosemary was born June 13, 1932 in Detroit Michigan the daughter of the late John Sternicki and the late Honorata (nee: Fory's) Sternicki. Rosemary was raised in Detroit and graduated for East Commerce High School. Following her schooling she went to work for the Milner Hotel chain...
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Robert Charles Whitcomb

October 17, 1938 - November 13, 2016

Robert Charles "Bob" Whitcomb age 78 died November 13, 2016 at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan. Bob was born October 17, 1938 in Jackson Michigan the son of the late Claude Albert Whitcomb and the late Ethel Grace (nee: Fanson) Whitcomb. Bob was raised in Jackson and graduated from Jackson High School. Following high school Bob served in the United States Army for...
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Arlene Virginia Agrusa

June 10, 1936 - November 13, 2016

Arlene Virginia Agrusa "Ski" died November 13, 2016 at her home in Warren at the age of 80. She was born June 10, 1936 in Detroit to the late John and the late Virginia Pawloski (nee: Wasielewski). Arlene was raised in Detroit and attended and graduated from St. Phillip Catholic High School in Detroit. Following high school Arlene found employment at the Paramount Schellar Globe Company....
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Pietrina Marie "Trina" Harris

September 26, 1956 - November 8, 2016

Pietrina Marie Harris "Trina", age 60 of Warren, died Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. She was born September 26, 1956 in Detroit, daughter of Charles Lawrence and Patricia Jean (nee: Moceri) Badgley. Trina was born in Detroit and was one of 8 children, the eldest of 7 girls. She was a graduate of East Detroit High School and would...
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Harry Edgar Bellow

July 30, 1941 - November 5, 2016

Harry Edgar Bellow, age 75 of Center Line, died Saturday, November 5, 2016 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. He was born July 30, 1941 in Warren, son of the late Oliver and the late Beatrice (nee: Taylor) Bellow. With thanks and praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Harry for his service to our country during the Vietnam War era. As a sailor in our U.S....
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Theresa Bernadette Laskowski

January 20, 1928 - November 5, 2016

Theresa Bernadette Laskowski, age 88 of Roseville, died Saturday, November 5, 2016 at St. John Hospital in Detroit. She was born January 20, 1928 in Detroit, daughter of the late Leo and the late Anna (nee: Kwietniewski) Baranski. It was at the young age of 22 that Theresa's life was wonderfully changed when she promised herself in marriage to the dashing Eugene, the man with whom she would...
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Angeline Christine Neumann

June 1, 1927 - November 4, 2016

Angeline Christine Neumann, age 89 of Warren, died Friday, November 4, 2016 at the Shelby Nursing Center in Shelby Township, Michigan. She was born June 1, 1927 in Detroit, daughter of the late John and the late Clara (nee: Dysarczyk) Florke. She was but a young 24 year old girl who had been dating a dashing young man by the name of Louis when cupid's arrow, ultimately, led them to the altar...
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Duane Charles Gentner

April 12, 1938 - November 4, 2016

Duane Charles Gentner, age 78 of Warren, died Friday, November 4, 2016 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. He was born April 12, 1938 in Ruth, Michigan, son of the late Leland and the late Emma (nee: Geiger) Gentner. If one were to use Duane's employment as a measurement of the man, then you'd easily find a history of dedicated service excellence to his work and job...
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William Stanislaus Adamczyk

January 24, 1938 - November 4, 2016

William Stanislaus Adamczyk, age 78 of Warren, died Friday, November 4, 2016 at the Windemere Park Assisted Living facility in Warren. He was born January 24, 1938 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, son of the late Stefan and the late Josephine Adamczyk. A graduate of the iconic St. Stanislaus High School of Hamtramck, one of Bill's fondest and most proud memories was being a member of the...
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Antonette Mary Long

March 30, 1922 - November 1, 2016

Antonette Mary Long, age 94 of Keokuk, Iowa, formerly of Michigan, died Monday, November 1, 2016 at The Madison in Ft. Madison, IA. She was born on March 30,1922 in Hamtramck, Michigan, daughter of John and Emily (nee: Nowaczyk) Wysolmierski. When the world went to war, it seemed as though everybody went into action,…including many women right here at home. Antonette was one of those giving...
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Matthew Thomas Malek

November 28, 1962 - October 31, 2016

Matthew Thomas Malek, age 53, died unexpectedly on October 31, 2016 at his home in Warren, Michigan. Matthew was born November 28, 1962 in Detroit, Michigan, son of Jeanette Margaret (Luszczewski) Malek and the late Marvin Thomas Malek. Matt was raised in Detroit and attended Denby High School. Following his schooling, he worked for many years within the automotive industry primarily as a...
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Robert Dale Nickerson

November 8, 1946 - October 31, 2016

Robert Dale Nickerson, age 69 of Warren, died Monday, October 31, 2016 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. He was born November 8, 1946 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Robert was preceded in death by his loving parents, Edgar and Mary Swayze, and his treasured parents by marriage, Gaetano and Irene Dorazio. With thanks and praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to...
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Bryan Dale Welser

November 28, 1986 - October 26, 2016

Bryan Dale Welser, age 29, died Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at his home in Warren, Michigan. Bryan was born November 28, 1986 in Royal Oak, Michigan, son of Dale Robert Welser and Cheryl Ann Welser. Bryan was raised in both Warren and Hazel Park and attended Hazel Park High School. He was somewhat of an introvert who loved nature and music. The depth of his music appreciation even included...
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Richard William Mavis

September 13, 1958 - October 25, 2016

Richard William Mavis, age 58 of Pompano Beach, Florida, and formerly of Sterling Heights, died Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at The Rivers of Grosse Pointe. He was born September 13, 1958 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan, beloved son of Jacklyn (nee: Schmidt) Mavis and the late Ellis Mavis. Though Richard was kind of a free spirit and one who enjoyed getting as much gusto out of life as possible, the...
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Evelyn Marie Skrzyniarz

July 10, 1930 - October 23, 2016

Evelyn Marie Skrzyniarz, age 86 of Warren, died Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Harbor Chase in Sterling Heights. She was born July 10, 1930 in Detroit, daughter of the late Alexander and the late Marie (nee: Halchak) Surface. Along with helping her husband raise two beautiful boys and tending to her cares as a homemaker, Evelyn was also employed as a receptionist at South Macomb Hospital in...
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Karen Lillian Henson

July 22, 1945 - October 19, 2016

Karen Lillian Henson passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on October 19th, 2016. She was born July 22nd, 1945 and was a resident of Sterling Heights. She loved spending time with her family and her beloved dog, Tara Rose. She is survived by her children Debbie (Chris Stein) Henson, Denise Macey, Tracey (Mike) Megill, and Richard Henson, Michael Hill and Matthew Hill, sister...
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Louise Mary Valdivia

August 2, 1924 - October 18, 2016

Louise Mary Valdivia, age 92 of Garden City, and formerly of Warren, died October 18, 2016 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. She was born August 2, 1924 in Detroit, daughter of the late Lorenzo and the late Reyna (nee: Manzour) Valdivia. Louise is survived by her brothers, many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and many other loving extended family...
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William Joseph Ference

December 19, 1934 - October 18, 2016

William Joseph Ference, age 81, died Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. William was born December 19, 1934 in Whipple, West Virginia, son of the late Charles Ference and the late Emily (nee: Kopinski) Ferrence. William was raised in West Virginia and later moved with his family to Detroit, Michigan. He served in the United States Army from June 5, 1957...
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Frank Nicholas Rozich

September 21, 1924 - October 17, 2016

Frank Nicholas Rozich, age 92, died Monday, October 17, 2016 at the John D. Dingell Veterans Hospital in Detroit. Frank was born September 21, 1924 in Detroit to the late Nicholas and the late Rosemary (nee: Galovich) Rozich. With thanks and praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Frank for his service to our country during World War II. As a sailor in the U.S. Navy, he attained the...
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Herbert Garfield Haynie, Sr.

January 30, 1935 - October 17, 2016

Herbert G. Haynie Sr. age 81, died Monday, October 17, 2016 at the Autumn Woods Health Care Facility in Warren. Mr. Haynie was born January 30, 1935 in Detroit to the late Paul H. and the late Maxine Haynie (nee Adams). Herb spent the early years of his life living in the Metro Detroit area. Herb relocated a couple of times, but eventually found his way back to the Detroit area. One day...
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Joshua Louis Siedmiorka

January 26, 1999 - October 16, 2016

Joshua Louis Siedmiorka, age 17, died Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Joshua was born January 26, 1999 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak to Garnet Lee and Janet Marie (nee: Gamicchia) Siedmiorka. Joshua and his family lived in Eastpointe until Josh was about the age of 3, then would ultimately relocate to Fraser, Michigan. Joshua attended Eisenhower Elementary...
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Raymond Michael Majszak

January 23, 1957 - October 16, 2016

Raymond Michael "Bud" Majszak, age 59 died Sunday October 16, 2016 at St. John Hospital in Detroit Michigan with his family at his side. Raymond was born January 23, 1957 in Detroit Michigan. the son of Raymond Edward Majszak and Diane (nee: Derkacz) Majszak. Ray was raised in Warren and graduated from Cousino High School the class of 1975. While in high school Ray sang with the choir and...
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Patrick Timothy "Tim" Reid, Jr.

January 11, 1987 - October 14, 2016

Patrick Timothy "Tim" Reid Jr., age 29, died Friday, October 14, 2016. He was born January 11, 1987 in Rochester Hills, Michigan to Patrick "Tim" Reid, and the late Heidi Wegner. Tim attended St. Anne's Elementary School, and later Paul K. Cousino High School where he played football for the Patriots and graduated in 2005. After high school graduation, he went on to attend Central Michigan...
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Alex Bohdan Basansky

February 27, 1953 - October 14, 2016

Alex Bohdan Basansky age 63 and a resident of Macomb Township, died Friday October 14, 2016 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Alex was born February 27, 1953 in Hamtramck the son of Mary (nee: Simonowicz) Basansky and the late Alex Basansky. Alex was raised in Detroit and later in Warren Michigan where he attended and graduated from Warren Woods High School the class of 1971. ...
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Carol Marlene Milostan

June 26, 1932 - October 13, 2016

Carol Marlene Milostan age 84 died Thursday October 13, 2016 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Carol was born June 26, 1932 in Highland Park Michigan the daughter of the late Gordon R. Barwick and the late Clara (nee: Spleet) Barwick. Carol was raised in Highland Park and following her graduation from Highland Park High School she found employment with Chrysler Motors in her...
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Rose Virginia Salvaggio

August 20, 1928 - October 10, 2016

Rose Virginia Salvaggio, age 88 of Clinton Township, died Monday, October 10, 2016 at the Sunrise Assisted Living facility in Shelby Township, Michigan. She was born August 20, 1928 in Gary, Indiana, daughter of the late George and the late Ann (nee: Ellis) Elias. Following her Indiana birth, Rose's family decided to relocate to the state of Michigan where they settled in Detroit and made...
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Lorenzo Mathew DiDomenico

April 15, 1923 - October 8, 2016

Lorenzo Matthew DiDomenico "Larry", age 93 of St. Clair Shores, died Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. He was born April 15, 1923 in Detroit, son of the late Antonio and the late Annacletta (nee: Cetrone) DiDomenico. Strong work ethics and a creative mind,…just two of the many descriptive phrases that formed the cornerstones of Larry's...
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Sherry Ann Blazicek

November 22, 1938 - October 7, 2016

Sherry Ann Blazicek, age 77 of Warren, died Friday, October 7, 2016 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. She was born November 22, 1938 in Highland Park, daughter of the late William and the late Virginia (nee: Fitzsimmons) Gorshe. To those who were blessed to know this wonderful lady, they'll be able to attest to just how selfless and caring she was to all. Therein it should be no...
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Tyler James Gibson

May 29, 1997 - October 3, 2016

Tyler James Gibson, age 19 of Clinton Township, died Monday, October 3, 2016 at home. He was born May 29, 1997 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, son of Dale Ronald Gibson and the late Joanna Irene Parsons. Tyler was raised in Eastpointe, and ultimately relocated to Clinton Township where he was currently residing. Proud to be a recent high school graduate, the Class of 2015 found Tyler uniquely...
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Jane Topor

November 11, 1927 - September 28, 2016

Jane Topor, age 88 of Warren, died Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. She was the oldest of 8 children, born November 11, 1927 in Detroit, daughter of the late Felix and the late Julia (nee: Talarczyk) Kandow. Along with her loving responsibilities as homemaker and Mom, Jane was also part of the workforce outside of the home. Having...
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Stephen William Burt

October 25, 1947 - September 26, 2016

Stephen William Burt, age 68 and longtime resident of Roseville, Michigan, died Monday, September 26, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family. Stephen was born October 25, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Glenn Burt and the late Rose (nee: Hufnagel) Burt. Throughout his work life, Stephen was employed by the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier in both Detroit and...
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Randall James Rice

January 10, 1951 - September 23, 2016

Randall James Rice, age 65 of Sterling Heights, died Friday, September 23, 2016, surrounded by his loved ones, at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was born January 10, 1951 in Detroit, the beautiful son of Rosemary (nee: Funke) Rice, and the late Ralph Rice. Randy's skill set was that of a Machinist and he was employed for many years with Schwartz Boring,...
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Marguerite Jane Scherer

January 18, 1929 - September 23, 2016

Marguerite Jane Scherer, age 87 of Sterling Heights, died Friday, September 23, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 18, 1929 in Detroit, daughter of the late Stanislaw James and the late Anna Elizabeth (nee: Mangliers) Eisbrenner. In this progressive and ever-changing world in which we live, being able to share the wonderful story of an old-fashioned romance...
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Mary Ellen Klebba

December 9, 1933 - September 21, 2016

Mary Ellen Klebba, age 82, died on September 21, 2016 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren. Mary Ellen was born December 9, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Walter Wheatley and the late Mary (nee: Samber) Wheatley. Mary Ellen was raised in Detroit and, following her schooling, worked for Dunn & Bradstreet for over 15 years as a clerical administrative assistant. She would...
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Germaine Julianne Schillio

April 6, 1927 - September 19, 2016

Germaine Julianne Schillio, age 89, died September 19, 2016 at her home in Warren, Michigan. Germaine was born April 6, 1927 in Chartres, France to the late Constant Allain and the late Lucienne (née: Douin) Allain. Germaine was raised in Berchéres la Maingot, France. Following her schooling, Germaine worked as a child caregiver to a local shopkeeper in Chartres, and later worked in his...
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Genevieve Wojcik

July 6, 1921 - September 18, 2016

Genevieve Wojcik, age 95 and a former resident of Warren, died Sunday, September 18, 2016 at the Sunrise Assisted Living facility in Raleigh, North Carolina. She was born July 6, 1921 in Hamtramck, Michigan, daughter of the late Anthony and the late Sophia Warzybok. Genevieve was the beloved wife of the late Francis. Dearest mother of Ronald (the late Judy) Wojcik. Loving grandmother of David ...
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Walter Otto Mader

February 23, 1925 - September 13, 2016

Walter Otto Mader, age 91 of Warren, died Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. He was born February 23, 1925 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, son of the late Gottlieb and the late Luise (nee: Sayer) Mader. It's been said that everybody has some kind of interesting story, and Walter's began at birth. Born to parents who decided they wanted to make...
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Michael Grabas

August 12, 1942 - September 11, 2016

Michael Grabas, age 74, died Sunday, September 11, 2016. Michael was born August 12, 1942 in Bosnia and Herzegovina to the late Piotr and the late Weronika (nee Blazejewska) Grabas. Michael was raised in Poland and made the choice, as a young man, to forge his career path in the vocation of a baker. As fate intervened, Michael's life took on new and special meaning when he met the girl who...
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Gerald Alan Kuhn

June 29, 1955 - September 10, 2016

Gerald Alan Kuhn, age 61 of Warren, died Saturday, September 10, 2016 at home. He was born June 29, 1955 in Detroit, son of Emma (nee: Zanni) and the late Howard Kuhn. Gerald was the beloved husband of Maria. Dearest father of Alex. Loving son of Emma, and the late Howard Kuhn. Brother of Carol (Michael) Wilkerson, Diana (John) Campbell, and Larry (Linda) Kuhn. A Memorial Visitation for...
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Donald Charles Lechman

July 6, 1931 - September 10, 2016

Donald Charles Lechman, age 85 of Warren, died Saturday, September 10, 2016 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. He was born July 6, 1931 in Flushing, Michigan, son of the late Charles and the late Anna (nee: Turschan) Lechman. With thanks and praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Donald for his service to our country during the Korean War era as an airman in...
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Gloria Mae Duerksen

May 17, 1923 - September 9, 2016

Gloria Mae Duerksen, age 93 of Warren, died Friday, September 9, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 17, 1923 in Detroit, daughter of the late Arthur Leo and the late Pauline (nee: Heckh) Geschke. From an early age Gloria was a strong and willful woman. She realized early on in life that God had given her two feet and two legs to use for walking… and walk she did...
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Jack Eugene Harris

February 6, 1931 - September 8, 2016

Jack Eugene Harris, age 85 of Harrison Township, and formerly of Dalton, Georgia, died Thursday, September 8, 2016 at home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born February 6, 1931 in Dalton, Georgia, son of the late Austin and the late Nina (nee: Mc Entyre) Harris. At birth, he was given the name Jack. As he meandered through this journey called life, Jack's impact and influence touched...
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Donald Joseph Plotzke

September 12, 1933 - September 5, 2016

Donald Joseph Plotzke, age 82, died Monday, September 5, 2016 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Donald was born September 12, 1933 in Detroit,Michigan, son of the late Julius Plotzke and the late Helen (nee: Swantek) Plotzke. Donald was raised in Detroit where he attended Assumption Grotto grade school and later graduated from St. Joseph's Catholic High School. During high...
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Joan Marie Marushia

June 27, 1938 - September 4, 2016

Joan Marie Marushia (nee: Sapp), died Sunday, September 4, 2016 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Joan was born June 27, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late John Sapp and the late Margaret (nee: Rosneck) Sapp. Joan was raised in Detroit and graduated from Detroit Public Schools. Following high school, Joan continued her studies at Wayne State University where she...
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Geraldine Ann Hadella

July 21, 1934 - September 1, 2016

Geraldine Ann Hadella, age 82, died Thursday, September 1, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family. Geraldine was born July 21, 1934 in Hamtramck, Michigan, daughter of the late Bruno and the late Genevieve Napiewocki. Geraldine was raised in the small Polish community of Hamtramck, Michigan, and would go on to graduate from St. Florian High School. During an evening at a local roller...
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Eric Todd Hartman

April 12, 1957 - August 31, 2016

Eric "Ric" Hartman, age 59, died Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Receiving Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Ric was born April 12, 1957 in Dearborn, son of the late Franklin and the late Elizabeth (nee: Smith) Hartman. Ric worked for ITT as a woodworker and master mechanic eventually transitioning into metal fabrication. While working for ITT, he developed automotive hardware and was awarded...
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Lawrence Joseph Zyla

October 20, 1941 - August 29, 2016

Lawrence Joseph Zyla, age 74 and longtime resident of Warren, Michigan, died August 29, 2016 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren. Lawrence was born October 20, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Lawrence F. Zyla and the late Violet (nee: Newman) Garbarino. Lawrence was raised in Detroit and graduated from Pershing High School where he excelled at sports and music. During high...
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Kenneth John Larson

October 15, 1958 - August 29, 2016

Kenneth John Larson age 57 died Monday August 29, 2016 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Kenneth was born October 15, 1958 in Brooklyn, New York the son of the late John and Lucia Larson. Kenneth was raised in New York and also attended school within the city. Kenneth worked for various companies within the bindery business as a cutter operator. Ken worked and lived in Houston...
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Lorraine Sophie Senkowski

May 11, 1938 - August 27, 2016

Lorraine S. Senkowski, age 78 of Warren, died Friday, August 26, 2016 at home. She was born May 11, 1938 in Hancock, Michigan, daughter of the late Charles and the late Alina (nee; Niemala) Line. Lorraine was the beloved wife of the late Robert C Senkowski. Dear mother of Russ (Robyn) Senkowski, Judy Senkowski, and Carrie Senkowski. Loving grandmother of Emily Senkowski. Sister of Gilbert ...
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Sandra Ann Graham

February 16, 1936 - August 26, 2016

Sandra Ann Graham, age 80 of Warren, died Friday, August 26, 2016 at the Villa at City Center Nursing Home in Warren. She was born February 16, 1936 in Detroit, daughter of the late Bernard and Helen Kastrau. Sandra was the beloved wife of Joseph C. Graham, and the loving mother of Joseph Graham and John Graham. Arrangements were entrusted to the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009...
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Dorothy Mary "Dottye" Ottolini

February 26, 1931 - August 26, 2016

Dorothy Mary "Dottye" Ottolini, age 85 of Warren, died Friday, August 26, 2016 at the Windemere Park Assisted Living Center in Warren, Michigan. She was born February 26, 1931 in Detroit, daughter of the late Gaston and the late Irma Cools. Mrs. Ottolini was deeply involved with her church, St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, for her, church was not merely a Sunday morning ritual,...it was...
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Thomas Michael Fiore

January 19, 1950 - August 26, 2016

Thomas Michael Fiore, age 66 of Roseville, died Friday, August 26, 2016 surrounded by his loved ones at home. He was born January 19, 1950 in Detroit, son of the late James and the late Rose (nee: Daidone) Fiore. With many years under his belt as a driver and loader in the construction trades (imagine that…an Italian in the construction business…go figure?), Tom possessed a plethora of...
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Jean S. Fuller Rico

October 25, 1928 - August 26, 2016

Jean S. Fuller Rico of Roseville, Michigan died August 26, 2016. She was born October 25, 1928 in Kenockee Township, Michigan to Roy and Reeta Martin. Jean is survived by her loving husband Gregorio Rico and her children Ralph (Marie) Fuller, Mark (Roxanne) Fuller, Gary (Diana) Fuller, Calvin (Kathy) Fuller, Danny Fuller, Karen Fuller, Melanie Fuller, and Ronald (angie) Fuller. She was also...
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Genevieve Glowicki

May 22, 1921 - August 24, 2016

Genevieve Glowicki, age 95 of Warren, died Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 22, 1921 in Detroit, daughter of the late Frank and the late Mary (nee: Rogowska) Soltys. In her early years, Genevieve's work history included experiences such as her brief stint with the telephone company as an Operator, and the time she spent at the iconic Hostess...
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Michael Louis Kanne

December 22, 1948 - August 23, 2016

Michael Louis Kanne, age 67, died Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital in Warren. He was born on December 22, 1948 to the late Melvin Kanne and the late Jacqueline (nee: Stearns) Kanne. With thanks and praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Michael for his service to our country during the Vietnam War era. As an airman in the U.S. Air Force, Michael ultimately...
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Gary Wilbur Laidlaw

January 13, 1943 - August 23, 2016

Gary Wilbur Laidlaw, age 73, died Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Crittenton Hospital in Rochester Hills, Michigan surrounded by his loving family. Gary was born in Pontiac and raised on his family's farm in Oxford, Michigan. He attended Dryden High School and went on to graduate with the class of 1961. Following high school, Gary continued his education at Oakland University where he achieved a...
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Madeline Comito Agrusso

July 14, 1923 - August 20, 2016

Madeline Comito Agrusso, age 93 of Roseville, died Saturday, August 20, 2016 at the Genesee Care Center in Grand Blanc, Michigan. She was born July 14, 1923 in Detroit, daughter of the late Angelo and the late Nancy (nee: Napoli) Comito. Madeline was raised in Detroit within a wonderful Italian home blessed with great memories and traditional Italian cooking. After her marriage to Sam Agrusso...
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Renee Closser Jones

January 12, 1968 - August 18, 2016

Renee Ann Jones, age 48, died Thursday, August 18, 2016 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Renee was born January 12, 1968 in Warren, Michigan, daughter of Thomas Closser and the late Cora Jean (nee: Rich) Closser. Renee was raised in several communities, most notably in the city of Sterling Heights. Following her schooling, Renee worked a variety of jobs with her last and...
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Lorraine Frances Poole

September 25, 1929 - August 16, 2016

Lorraine Frances Poole, age 86 of Warren, died August 16, 2016 at the Windemere Park Assisted Living facility in Warren. She was born Septemeber 25, 1929 in Detroit, daughter of the late Michael and the late Frances (nee: Golochowicz) Makowski. Lorraine was the beloved wife of the late Jack Poole, and the dear sister of Shirley (the late Lawrence) Wallon and the late Robert Makowski. She is...
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Therese "Terry" Anne Carpentier

January 17, 1930 - August 13, 2016

Therese Anne Carpentier, "Terry," age 86 of Warren, died Saturday, August 13, 2016 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 17, 1930 in Detroit, daughter of the late Victor and the late Mary (nee: Goff) Masserang. After working her way through the elementary and middle school grades, Terry's next chapter found her attending Detroit's prestigious Girls'...
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Arthur Leonard Farley

May 19, 1939 - August 10, 2016

Arthur Leonard Farley, age 77, died on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren. He was born May 19, 1939 in Port Huron, Michigan to the late Chester Farley and the late Bertha (nee: Bissonette) Farley. Born and raised in Port Huron, Arthur was a proud graduate of Port Huron High School where he worked diligently to earn his coveted diploma. It wasn't long afterwards...
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Theodore Diamond

November 14, 1959 - August 8, 2016

Theodore Diamond, age 56, died Monday, August 8, 2016 at Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Michigan. Theodore was born November 14, 1959 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, son of Anna (nee: Stergiadis) Diamond and George Diamond. Theodore was raised in the Toronto area and, following high school, moved to Michigan to continue his studies at Lawrence Technical University. Theodore eventually completed...
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Florence Helen Wojno

November 5, 1920 - August 7, 2016

Florence Helen Wojno, age 95, peacefully passed on to be with her Lord, Jesus Christ on Sunday August 7, 2016. Florence was born in Detroit, Michigan and was a 1939 graduate of Chadsey High School. Florence worked for the U.S. government during World War II and for the UAW Solidarity House after the war. She met and married her husband Henry in 1950 and chose the vocation of devoted mother...
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Michael Martin Mizak

December 30, 1926 - August 7, 2016

Michael Martin Mizak, age 89. died Sunday, August 7, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family. Michael was born December 30, 1926 in Kulpmont, Pennsylvania to the late Michael Paul and the late Julia Veronica (nee: Bartko) Mizak. Michael lived in a small coal mining town in Pennsylvania as a toddler. Towards the end of the great depression, his mother, Julia insisted that the family leave...
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Marjory Sophie Kunkle

October 20, 1928 - August 5, 2016

Marjory Sophie Kunkle, age 87, died Friday, August 5, 2016 in Warren. She was born October 20, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Frederick and Mary (nee: Hristia) Pieper. After high school, Marjory started her career path working for Michigan Bell as a switchboard operator. She later met her soon-to-be husband, Harold. On July 4, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan, Marjory joined her hand in...
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Jeffrey Michael Van Overbeke

June 18, 1962 - August 4, 2016

Jeffrey Michael Van Overbeke, age 54, died at his family home in Warren, Michigan, August 4, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Jeff was born June 18, 1962 in Detroit, Michigan, son of Lorraine (nee: Schoenherr) Van Overbeke and the late Cyril Francis Van Overbeke. Jeff was raised in Warren, Michigan and graduated from Warren's Cousino High School, the Class of 1980. Following high...
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Blanche Barbara Skiba

October 2, 1922 - August 3, 2016

Blanche Barbara Skiba, age 93 and formerly of Roseville, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township. Blanche was born October 2, 1922 in Hamtramck to the late Victor and the late Verna (nee: Timms) Rodgers. Blanche was the beloved mother of Randy Skiba and Claire (Thomas) Schmitz. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Edward,...
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Helen Mary Gusko

December 3, 1917 - July 31, 2016

Helen Mary Gusko, age 98 of Holly and formerly of Warren, died Sunday, July 31, 2016 in the serenity of her home. She was born December 3, 1917 in Hamtramck, Michigan, daughter of the late Steve and the late Mary (nee: Porebrza) Dobrowski. Helen was the beloved wife of the late Nicholas. Dear mother of Marsha (Thomas) Trahey, Gary (Joanne) Gusko, and Greg (Angela) Gusko. She was the loving...
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Ivan "John" Basic

June 26, 1938 - July 30, 2016

Ivan "John" Basic, age 78 of Sterling Heights, died Saturday, July 30, 2016 at St. John Hospital in Detroit. He was born June 26, 1938 in Perusic, Croatia, son of the late Nikola and the late Kata (nee: Lulic) Basic. Born and raised in Croatia, it was in his late teen years that Ivan (known more affectionately to all as "John") emigrated to Canada where he began a whole new life. Following...
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Mary Pearl Cichowlas

December 30, 1929 - July 29, 2016

Mary Pearl Cichowlas - Age 86, Died July 29, 2016 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren. Mary was born December 30, 1929 in Detroit to the late Austin and the late Catherine Kilbride (nee Hamel). Wife of the late Robert A. Cichowlas who preceded her in death in 1996. Mary was the loving and devoted mother of Maureen Ann Cichowlas, Robert J. (Carlotta) Cichowlas, Michael (Debra) Cichowlas...
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Bruno Joseph Osak

May 19, 1926 - July 28, 2016

Bruno Joseph Osak, age 90 of Warren, died Thursday, July 28, 2016 at St. John Hospital in Detroit. He was born May 19, 1926 in Hamtramck, son of the late Joseph and the late Agnes (nee: Kozlowska) Osak. With thanks and praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Bruno for his service to our country during World War II. As a sailor in the U.S. Navy, he attained the rank of Motor Machinist...
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Steven Mark Winiarski

February 13, 1961 - July 28, 2016

Steven Mark Winiarski, age 55 of Warren, died Thursday, July 28, 2016 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. He was born February 13, 1961 in Detroit, son of the late Stanley Jacob and the late Elizabeth Eleanor (nee: Hyzy) Winiarski. Steve was definitely one of the human races special souls. Though he may have been compelled to hold down a job for survival's sake, there...
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William Gerard Laethem

February 22, 1955 - July 27, 2016

William Gerard Laethem, "Bill," age 61, died at his home in Royal Oak, Michigan on Wednesday July 27, 2016. Bill was born February 22, 1955 in Detroit,Michigan, son of the late Henry A. Laethem and the late Leona L. (Nee: Reno) Laethem. Bill was raised in Detroit and attended Denby High School. Following his schooling, Bill went to work for his brother's gas station. Bill performed all...
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John Joseph Dombruski

April 23, 1966 - July 25, 2016

John Joseph Dombruski, age 50, died Monday, July 25, 2016 at his home in Warren. John was born April 23, 1966 in Highland Park to John Edmund and Helen Marie (nee: Stocker) Dombruski. Though it is now called Eastpointe, John was actually a native of the formerly named East Detroit where he was raised, received his education, and was a proud graduate of East Detroit High School. He was also...
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Lawrence George Konkel

October 1, 1930 - July 22, 2016

Lawrence George Konkel, age 85, died Friday, July 22, 2016 at the Stevensville Hospice Facility in Stevensville, Michigan. He was a longtime resident of Warren. Lawrence was born October 1, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan. With thanks and praise from a grateful nation, we pay homage to Lawrence for his service to our country during the Korean War era. Ultimately attaining the rank of Private First...
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David Richard Kanapsky, Jr.

October 18, 1984 - July 20, 2016

David Richard Kanapsky Jr., age 31, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at home. David was born October 18, 1984 in Lansing to Dianna L. (nee: Gauss) Rosser and the late David R. Kanapsky Sr. David was an avid outdoorsman who especially loved to hunt and fish. He would even tie his own flies for fly fishing. David spent several years living in Florida which helped to fuel his devotion for the...
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Helen E. Brown

November 21, 1937 - July 18, 2016

Helen E. Brown. age 78, died Monday, July 18, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family. Helen was born November 21, 1937 in Detroit to the late George and the late Edith (nee Kalupa) Gough. Helen was the beloved wife of the late William. Dearest mother of William (Kim) Brown, Steven (Shelly) Brown, and Thomas (Ann-Marie) Brown. Loving sister of Marge Mergaert. Helen is also survived by 11...
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Arlene May Antoine

May 19, 1923 - July 16, 2016

Arlene May Antoine, age 93, died Saturday, July 16, 2016 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren. Arlene was born May 19, 1923 in Detroit, daughter of the late Otto and the late Marie (nee: Mueller) Bier. Arlene was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother (to include both great & great-great grandchildren as well),...a wonderful matriarch to her large & loving family. Her happiest times in life...
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