Howe-Peterson Funeral Home

Burial & Cremation Services with Respect and Dignity

Thank you for allowing us to be of service as you plan a burial or cremation farewell ceremony for your loved one. We serve you with an eye to detail, maintaining respect for the dignity of your loved one and compassion for your family.

As you plan for your service be aware that not all funeral homes and the services they provide are created equal. We invite you to take some time to visit our burial and cremation sections of our site. You can learn about the broad range of options available. You will learn about our Signature Care, which is provided on all of our basic burial and cremation services even if there isn't a viewing. It is important to us that you feel comfortable knowing that your loved one has been properly cared for.

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- Kerrie D. Peterson, President

- Timothy J. Schramm CFSP, Vice President

Our Obituaries

Yenkel Lois

January 8, 2017

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Arthur J. Tront

January 28, 1932 - April 24, 2016

TRONT, Arthur J. April 24, 2016 Age 84 of Dearborn passed away peacefully of natural causes. Loving father of Ronnie, Diane, Holly, Wayne, Elisabeth, and Amy. Dear grandfather of Mike, Chris, and Desiree. Waiting in heaven are Smokey, Oatmeal, Muffin, and Gizmo. Funeral service Friday, April 29, 12 noon, at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Visitation to take...
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April 23, 2016

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Lillian Demko

August 22, 1926 - April 22, 2016

Loving Mother of Judy (John) and Barry (Kathleen).Dearest Grandmother of Candis, Tiffany, Brandon andGreat-grandmother of Isabella and Scarlett. Lillian enjoyed playing cards, crocheting, golfing and also enjoyed traveling. Retiree from Ford Motor Company. Memorial Gathering Thursday 5-8 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home 22546 Michigan Ave. Memorial...
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Donna J. Kral

June 3, 1930 - April 22, 2016

KRAL, Donna J. April 22 2016 Age 85 of Dearborn. Beloved wife of the late Rudolph. Dear mother of Glenn (Judie) and Bruce (Keri). Loving grandmother of Abigail and Andrew.  Memorial gathering will be held on April 30th, at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave., from 9 AM until 10:45 AM with a service at 11 AM.
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Jo Ann McVey

October 17, 1930 - April 21, 2016

Jo Ann McVey   Age 85 Beloved wife of the late James A. Dear mother of Jo Ann (Reuben) Hernandez Loving grandmother of Tara Marie (Kenneth) Young and Jennifer Jo (Marc) Johnson. GG of Dylan, Ava, Madison and Brody Sister of Kathleen Turner, Patricia Cloud, and the late Rachel Simpson, Paul Pankalla, Evelyn Alexaner and Clara Morano. Visitation on Sunday, April 24 from 2:00-9:00 P.M. at the...
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Susan A. Oeftering

May 29, 1959 - April 18, 2016

Susan A. Oeftering April 18, 2015 Age 56 of Dearborn Heights. Beloved wife of Bill. Loving mother of Matthew (Lisa), Kevin, Paige, and Billy.Funeral mass will be held on April 25th at 10 A.M. (instate at 9:30 A.M.) at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 9000 Laurence Ave, Allen Park, MI 48101. Visitation will take place April 24th from 1 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. at the Dearborn Chapel...
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Florence Tomasic

February 17, 1932 - April 17, 2016

Tomasic, Florence "Toni". April 17, 2016. Age 84. Of Dearborn.Beloved wife of the late Blaz. Loving mother of Michael, Jeanne (Christopher), Scanlon, Robert (Jody), Cynthia, Thomas (Shelly) and Andrew. Dearest grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 3.Funeral Wednesday 10:30am at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Homes. 22546 Michigan Ave. Visitation Tuesday 1-9pm. Burial at St....
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Lloyd G. Ternes

December 26, 1922 - April 13, 2016

TERNES, LLOYD GIRARD SR.  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on April 13, 2016 at the age of 93.  Lloyd is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Therese Ann (LaFave) of Dearborn.  Beloved father of  Lloyd G. Ternes Jr., his wife Dr. Kathleen Keefe Ternes of Boston, Mass., and daughter Mary Ann Quigley and her husband Kevin of Bloomfield Hills. ...
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William Bonner

June 10, 1954 - April 12, 2016

BONNER, Bill April 12, 2016 Age 61 of Manton, MI formally of Taylor, MI. Loving husband of Tammy. Beloved father of Billy (Jessica), Patrick (Nicole), Christopher, Matthew (Julie), and the late Renee Roberts. Loving grandfather of 10. Dearest brother of Gwen (Jesse) Brindley. Funeral service to take place Saturday, April 16th, 10:30 AM at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546...
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Elvera Ventre

February 6, 1922 - April 12, 2016

VENTRE, Vera C. April 12, 2016 Age 94 of Dearborn. Beloved wife of the late Anthony. Dear mother of Susan (Robert) Polkowski, Kathy (Alan) Roeder, and Leonard. Sister of the late Romeo Rossi and Rose Colarossi. Grandmother of Ryan and Lori Polkowski, Erin and Jacqueline Roeder. Great-grandmother of six. Funeral service Monday, April 18th, at 11 AM at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral...
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Marie Josephine Lichowicz

April 28, 1936 - April 11, 2016

Sr. Marie Josephine Lichowicz (Josephine Lichowicz) Funeral mass 10:30 A.M. Thursday, following the translation service with prayers at 10:00 A.M. at the Felician Convent 36800 Schoolcraft, Livonia. Viewing at the convent 1-8 P.M. Wednesday. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
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Connie Monteleone

September 30, 1945 - April 11, 2016

Connie Monteleone Age 70 of Dearborn Heights. Beloved wife of Antonio. Loving mother of Gina (Mark) Wildauer. Dearest grandmother of Joshua and Jessica. Dear sister of Nancy (Fred) Dryja and the late Ken (Pat). Special Aunt of six nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday 1-9pm at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funearl Home, 22546 Michigan Avenue. Funeral Mass Saturday. Instate 9:30am with...
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Joanne B. Antczak

April 5, 1935 - April 11, 2016

Joanne B. Antczak Joanne Bell Antczak, 81, left this life peacefully on April 11, 2016.  A strong, loving and remarkable woman, Joanne was the mother of five, stepmother of three, “Honey” (grandmother) to eight, great grandmother of three, sister to two, and loving friend to many.   Her children, stepchildren and their spouses:         Michael(Jane)...
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April 5, 2016

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John Henry Umbenhowar

March 17, 1983 - April 2, 2016

                                       John Henry UmbenhowarAge 33Beloved father of Anthony.Dearest son of Kimberly Whitfield.Dear brother of Amanda Ann and Kevin Walters.Loving grandson of Beverly...
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Shirley Margaret Ganzini

December 17, 1923 - April 1, 2016

GANZINI, Shirley M. April 1st, 2016. Age 92 of Dearborn. Loving wife of Larry for 72 years. Dearest mother of Larry E. (and the late Karen Ann). Beloved grandmother of Sharon Kinsey. Dear great-grandmother of Nathan Kinsey. Private cremation services with an inurnment to take place at Glen Eden Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations can be made in her honor at the Michigan Humane Society.
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Blair Arthur Schoen

June 4, 1952 - March 24, 2016

Blair Arthur Schoen, March 24, 2016, Age 63.  Dear son of the late Arthur and Sarah Schoen.  Loving brother to Maureen (Bashur), Karen and the late Scott Schoen and father to Briant James.  Grandfather to Sydney and James and Uncle to Christina (Steve), Cheryl, Melissa and Nikie (Austin Sr.), and Great Uncle to Hailey, Emily, Austin Jr., Lucus, and Nyla.  He also has leaves...
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Diane Julia Crechiolo

September 17, 1939 - March 21, 2016

Diane J. Crechiolo (nee Bixman)           Age 76 of Dearborn Heights, formerly of Dearborn.Beloved wife of the late Jack.Loving mother of Duane (Patty) and Lori (Dan) Ducharme.Dearest grandmother of David (Maria), Michelle and Kevin.Instate Monday 10:30am with Funeral Mass at 11:00am at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Dartmouth and Merrick, Dearborn Heights...
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Patricia Ann Daoust

May 15, 1924 - March 18, 2016

A memorial gathering will take place Saturday, May 7th, from 1 PM until 3 PM at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, located at 22546 Michigan Ave. 
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Kenneth Carlson

June 21, 1944 - March 16, 2016

CARLSON, Kenneth “KC” March 16, 2016 Age 71 of Dearborn Heights. Proud United States Army Veteran. Loving husband of Angela. Beloved father of Keith (Melissa) Walker, Kenneth, Lindsay, and Jackie. Dearest grandfather of Cameron, Megan, and Emma. Visitation will be held on Saturday March 19th from 1 PM until 8 PM at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave.
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George J. Yacup

March 16, 1939 - March 10, 2016

George J. YacupMarch 10, 2016    Age 76 Retired english teacher with the Grosse Pointe Public School system. Beloved brother of Linda Gerard Jones. Loving uncle of Emily (Isaac) Jones Elking. Memorials to: Hillberry Fellowship, Wayne State University Fund Office, 5475 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202.
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Robert Taub

November 25, 1923 - March 7, 2016

TAUB ROBERT ALLAN November 25, 1923-March 7, 2016. Former Ford "Whiz Kid". Loved books, films, and photographs. On Robert A. Taub's 25th wedding anniversary, his wife, Doris, surprised him by revealing a cedar-paneled sauna that she'd secretly installed for him in the basement of their Dearborn, Michigan home. One day after telling his wife how much he loved her gift, Robert converted the sauna...
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Anna L. Harris

June 24, 1927 - March 5, 2016

HARRIS, Anna L. March 5, 2016 Age 88 Wife of the late William C. Loving mother of David S. Gilbert, Dennis M. (Carol) Gilbert, William C. (Rhonda Jean) Harris Jr., and Susan C. (Jeffery) Wixon. Beloved Grandma of William C. Harris III, Angela Ann Harris, Nate Wixon, and Jake Wixon. Dear Great-Grandma of Chase Morris and Callia Morris. Funeral 11 AM Tuesday at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson...
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Marie M. Lukacs-Buchanan

June 11, 1922 - March 4, 2016

LUKACS-BUCHANAN, Marie "Margaret" March 4, 2016 Age 93 of Dearborn. Beloved wife of the late Edward Lukacs and Lyle "Bud" Buchanan. Dear mother of Lawrence (Cheryl) Lukacs , Ann Marie Lukacs, Sybil Buchanan and the late David Buchanan. Grandchildren (6): Rob, Carrie, Sharlene, David, Sarah & Lisa. Great Grandchildren (6): Raegan, Gable, Alexina, Kellen, Kaitlyn & Aubrey.   ...
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Matthew Kenneth Cote

September 7, 1963 - March 2, 2016

Matt Coté was born September 7, 1963 in L’Anse Michigan, to Doris and Frank Coté. He was the eldest of five siblings; Frank, Becky, Joe and Bret. He had two daughters, Muriel and Natalie. There were two running themes in Matt’s life: creativity and stubbornness. He was the kind of person who refused to believe that you had to have a 9-5 and live by anyone’s rules...
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Mary Elise Milostan

March 2, 2016

Elise, Sister Mary (Alphonsine Milostan) March 2, 2016.Funeral Mass 10:30am Saturday with prayers at 10am at the Felician Convent 36800 Schoolcraft Rd. Livonia. Viewing at the Convent 1-8pm Friday with a rosary at 7pm. Arrangements by the dearborn chapel of Howe-Peterson funeral homes 313-561-1500. Memorials may be made to the Felician Sister's Retirement Fund. Interment at Holy Sepulchre...
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Jean M. Hensley

June 25, 1927 - March 1, 2016

Hensley, Jean M.  March 1, 2016. Age 88. Funeral service Wednesday, March 9, 11:00 am at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 21915 Beech, Dearborn, MI 48124. In state at church from 10:00 am. Arrangements by Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, Dearborn Chapel.
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Betty Jane Dyer

February 27, 1929 - February 27, 2016

Betty Jane Dyer Age 87Beloved mother of Lynn (J.D.) Watkins, Lois (Ian) Williamson, Robin (Doug) James and Christin Russell.Dearest grandmother of Sarah Williamson, Jennifer Williamson, Cori James, Andrew Williamson, Heather (Kevin) Butler, Dougie James (Brianne McDonald), Colin Russell and Chloe Russell.Dear great-grandmother of Cameron, Claire, Audrey, Olivia, Nora, and Elaina.Loving sister of...
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Gary A. Weinsheimer

June 3, 1950 - February 27, 2016

Weinsheimer, Gary A. February 27, 2016 Age 65. Retired teacher and counselor with the Dearborn Public School system. Son of the late Fred and Thelma. Beloved brother of Gerald (Beth) and Denise (David) Falzon. Dear uncle of David (Sarah) Falzon and Christine (Wes) Yarnell. Loving great uncle of Nolan, Dylan, Charlie and Anna. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Foundation. Visit the...
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Adele S. Ledebuhr

September 23, 1921 - February 23, 2016

Ledebuhr, Adele S. February 23, 2016. Age 94.Beloved wife of the late Burnell. Loving mother of Bonnie (Robert) Zarzar and Karen Robinson. Dear grandmother of Kari, Lauren and Rochelle. Dear sister of the late Marion and Terence.She was a long time resident, volunteer and employee of the city of Dearborn. Funeral Saturday 1:30pm at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Homes. Visitation...
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Patricia Ann Convery

December 30, 1945 - February 20, 2016

CONVERY, Patricia Ann February  20, 2016. Age 70 of Dearborn Heights. Loving mother of Jerry, Timothy (Cynthia), and Michelle (Dwayne) Strausser. Beloved grandmother of Jerry, Mlynn, Shawn, Derick, and Erin. Dear sister of Ron, John, Rick, and Sharon. Funeral service will be held on Friday, February 26, 2016, at 2:30 PM at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson, located at 22546 Michigan Ave....
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Mary Jean Rogoszewski

September 30, 1930 - February 18, 2016

ROGOSZEWSKI, Sister Mary Jean (Joan) February 18, 2016. Funeral mass 11 AM Wednesday, following prayer service at 10:30 AM, at the Felician Convent, 36800 Schoolcraft Rd., Livonia. Viewing at the Convent from 1-8 PM Tuesday. Rosary at 7 PM. Arrangements made by the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 313-561-1500. Memorials may be made to the Felician Sisters Retirement Fund....
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Joseph A. Pacion

March 13, 1922 - February 18, 2016

Pacion, Joseph A. February 18, 2016. Age 93. WWII veteran. Beloved husband of the late Virginia. Dear father of David Pacion and Cindy (Rod) Meloche. Grandfather “Joey Boy” of Holly. Brother-in-law of Alvina Krukowski. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass 10 am Monday at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 23700 Joy Rd.; Dearborn Heights. (In state in church at 9:30...
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Alice L. Fogelberg

September 30, 1925 - February 15, 2016

Fogelberg, Alice L. Passed away February 15, 2016. Age 90. Loving wife of the late Kenneth Fogelberg.Beloved mother of Lynn Reno and the late Kurt Fogelberg.Grandmother of Michele Caruso (Kyle) and Chris Reno.Great grandmother of Penelope and the late Ramona. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes Childrens Hospital. Funeral service Thursday 7:30 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of...
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Bonnie Kaye Dell

October 14, 1942 - February 14, 2016

Dell-Jenkins, Bonnie February 14, 2016. Age 73.Beloved wife of Bill. Loving mother of Steven and Ken Dell. Dear step-mother of Dr. Gary Schluckebier (Suzy). Dearest grandmother of Nathan and Natalie Schluckebier. Funeral service Thurs 11:00 a.m. at Guardian Lutheran Church, 24544 Cherry Hill, Dearborn. Gathering at church from 10:00 a.m. Visitation Wed 3-8 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe...
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Sylverna Marie Binder

February 11, 1950 - February 13, 2016

BINDER, Sylverna February 13, 2016. Age 66 of Warren.Loving wife of Larry. Beloved mother of Brad Wampler. Memorial gathering Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, located at 22546 Michigan Ave., from 2 PM until 9 PM.
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Gordon H. Roberts

May 29, 1952 - February 9, 2016

 Roberts, Gordon H.   Passed away February 9, 2016. Age 63. Loving son of the late David and Jessie.  Beloved uncle of Devon, Danielle and Kendall Kopal and Sarah and Susan Roberts.  Brother of David Roberts. Also survived by many loving friends.  Gordon was a graduate of Dearborn High, class of 1971, Graduate of Wayne State University and State Farm Agent....
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Polly Ruth Wood

May 15, 1934 - February 7, 2016

Wood, Polly  Age 81. February 7, 2016. Fell asleep in thhe arms of our Lord, peacefully, after a long battle with kidney disease. Her husband of 62 years, Charles (Skip) was by her side, as always. Dearest mother of Greg (Patti), Pam (Ken) and Kim (Will). Grandmother to ten lucky grandchildren, with a great grandbaby on the way. Sister to Ray (Frances). Polly was born and raised in Pinehurst...
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Evelyn Mae Womble

May 26, 1939 - February 6, 2016

Evelyn Mae Walje Womble Age 77 February 6, 2016Beloved wife of the late Charles Richard Womble.Dear mother of Nora (Beckham) Combs, David (Mary) Womble, Larry (Ursula) Womble, Glen (Deby) Womble and the late Judy Kay Womble.Loving sister of Mildred Wright, Phyllis Purvis, Janice Edwards and the late William Walje II, Niomi Walje, Winona Whiteley, Rita Walje, and Delores Sikes.Precious daughter of...
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Joanne Carol Scott

January 10, 1957 - February 4, 2016

SCOTT, Joanne of Dearborn Heights peacefully passed away February 4th, 2016. Loving wife to Gary. Beloved mother of Burt, Jennifer, Erin, Michael, and dearest stepmom of Brian. Unbelievable “Grandma Jo” of Lucas, Joey, Jasmine, Nathan, Cole, Tyler, Alaina, Cameron, Brianna, Emma, Lilly, and Baby Tessa. Beloved “Little Jo” sister of Susan (Mel), Patty (Art), Linda (Mike),...
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A.J. Hall

September 15, 1988 - February 2, 2016

Hall, Arthur Norbert Jr. "A.J." age 27.Visitation Friday 1:00-5:00 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home.
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Kenneth L. Roche

April 21, 1922 - January 28, 2016

Kenneth Roche, age 93, reached the end of his trail on January 28th surrounded by family. Beloved husband of the late Deloris. Survived by dear sons Tom (Andrea) and Kenneth and devoted daughters Nancy and Susan (Allen) Owen. Loving brother of John. Cherished grandfather of Kendra and Michael. Also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews. Ken was a Ford Motor Company tool and die maker and...
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Rosemary Willingham

November 15, 1926 - January 23, 2016

Willingham, Rosemary (Boyagian). January 23, 2016. Age 89 of South Lyon, formally of Dearborn. Beloved wife of the late Francis. Dear daughter of the late George and Mary. Loving mother of Vicky (Willingham) Hoffman and Robert. Dear grandmother of William Smith and the late Nicholas Smith. Dear sister of Virginia (late James) Shuman, Armen (late Lillian), Kay (Sharron) and the late Annabelle ...
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Marguerite Roxy Bechtel

December 4, 1919 - January 21, 2016

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Cecilia Gasiorek Suchyta

June 16, 1922 - January 10, 2016

SUCHYTA, Cecilia (nee Gasiorek) January 10, 2016 Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Suchyta Jr. Loving mother to Kathryn (Tom) Wozniak, Gregory (Debby), Patricia (Jim) Lueck, and the late Joseph III. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Funeral mass Friday, January 15, 2016, at 10 AM, instate 9:30 AM, at St. John the Baptist Church, 26123 Mc Donald St. Dearborn...
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Daniel Rolik

December 7, 1927 - January 10, 2016

Reverend Daniel S. Rolik. January 10, 2016. Age 88 of Plymouth. Pastor at Hope Lutheran Church of Dearborn for 39 years. Beloved husband of Mary Lou and the late Shirley. Loving father of Scott (Lisa), Geoffrey (Christine), Stephanie (John) Herrle and Tracy Everingham. Dear Grandfather of Amanda and Scott Rolik, Sarah, Sean and Andrew Herrle. Dear brother of the late Milan and Lydia. Funeral...
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Dennis Hunter

September 15, 1948 - January 8, 2016

A Memorial Gathering will be held Wednesday January 20, 2016 from 4:30 P.M.- 7P.M. At the Taylor Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 9800 S. Telegraph Rd. The Down River Honor Guard Service will begin at 7P.M.
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Gloria Green

February 15, 1932 - January 7, 2016

GREEN, GLORIA January 7, 2016. Age 83. Beloved wife of the late Norman for 55 wonderful years. Dear sister of Bill Vicary and Patsy (Rich) Bergen. She will be greatly missed by many family members and friends. Funeral 10 am Monday at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Visitation 2-8 pm Sunday. Burial at Parkview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Shriners...
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January 7, 2016

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Mary Buhagiar

August 12, 1934 - January 6, 2016

BUHAGIAR, Mary January 6, 2016 Age 81. Beloved wife of the late Lewis. Dearest mother of Norman (Michele), Silvio (Cindy), Daniel (Karen), and Lisa (Michael) Norwood. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Funeral mass 11 AM Saturday, January 9, 2016, at St. Frances Cabrini Parish, 9000 Laurence Ave, Allen Park, instate in church at 10:30 AM. Visitation will be held Friday,...
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Barbara M. Thomas

November 21, 1933 - January 2, 2016

THOMAS, BARBARA M. January 2, 2016 of Dearborn. Beloved wife of the late Paul. Loving mother of Michael (Margaret), Paul (Deanne) and the late Lorretta. Dear grandmother of Andrea, Ryan, Brenden, Corinne, Stacey and Danielle. Dearest great grandmother of Mackenzie, Mickey and Madeline. Funeral Wednesday 11 am at St. Kateri Catholic Church, 16101 Rotunda Drive; Dearborn. Visitation Tuesday 2-4 pm...
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Robert F. Schott

July 20, 1929 - January 1, 2016

Schott, Robert F.Beloved son of the late Edward W. and Anna L.Brother of the late Edward Jr. Memorial Mass Sunday, March 6, 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart CatholicChurch in Dearborn. 
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John L. Pappas

March 4, 1958 - December 27, 2015

PAPPAS, JOHN L. December 27, 2015 Age 57 of Dearborn. Loving father of Tess (Dan) Ottenweller and Julia (fiancé, Tab McNally) Pappas. Dear husband of the late Sharon Lee. Beloved son of Mary Lorraine and the late Nicholas “Speros”. Dearest brother to Georgia Dupuie, Tom Pappas, Mary Pappas-Finch, and Steve Pappas. Loving grandfather to Cora, who held a special place in John...
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Patricia Jean Bitel

April 19, 1958 - December 25, 2015

BITEL, Patricia December 25, 2015Beloved wife of Christopher.  Loving mother of Stephen and Christopher J.  Private arrangements.
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Ruth Leona Matthews

January 21, 1937 - December 25, 2015

MATTHEWS, RUTH December 25, 2015. Age 77 of Dearborn. Beloved wife of John, Sr. Loving mother of John, Jr., Mark (Kathleen), Kimberly (David) Giandiletti and Lisa (Peter, Sr.) Murray. Dear grandmother of Jessica, Zachary and Christopher Matthews, Andréa and Dominic Giandiletti, and Peter Murray III. Funeral Service Tuesday 11 am (instate at 10) at Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church, 24110...
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Michael Tony Humble

September 10, 1965 - December 25, 2015

Humble, Michael Tony, age 50, of Dearborn Heights. Beloved son to The Late Chester and Wanda Humble. Caring Brother to Brenda Ramsay and Carolyn Humble (Robert Welko). Loving Uncle to Crystal (Keegan) Vaughn, Tiffiney (Brandon) Thorn, and Christopher Ramsay. Loving Great Uncle to Brayden Ramsay.Visitation will be Tuesday from 3PM-9PM at the Taylor Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, located at...
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David J. Huff

April 30, 1947 - December 19, 2015

 HUFF, David J. December 19, 2015, age 68 Born April 30, 1947 to the late Richard Allan Huff and Margaret Louise Huff. David earned his B.B.A. from his beloved U of M in 1969 and graduated Cum Laude in 1972 from Wayne State School of Law. He is survived by his sister Suzanne Holdridge (Mark), Honorable Marilyn Huff (William Boggs) and brothers Richard Huff (Robin Duska), Daniel Huff ...
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Bernice Klamecki

March 23, 1915 - December 14, 2015

KLAMECKI, Sr. Mary Dina (Bernice Klamecki) December 14, 2015, age 100 Funeral Mass 10:30 am Thursday following prayers at 10:00 am at the Felician Convent, 36800 Schoolcraft Rd., Livonia. Viewing at the Convent Wednesday 1-8 pm with Rosary at 7 pm. Arrangements by the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home (313) 561-1500. Memorials may be made to the Felician Sisters Retirement Fund....
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Amy Warner

July 10, 1954 - December 13, 2015

WARNER, Amy December 13, 2015. Age 61 of Dearborn. Loving wife to George. Beloved mother to Corey and Carey (Adreana). Dearest grandmother to Ethan and Luciana. Amy will be missed by many friends and family. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 17, 2015, at 7:00 P.M. at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, located at 22546 Michigan Ave. Dearborn, MI. 48124. Visitation...
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Bernardino Fontichiaro

August 7, 1926 - December 12, 2015

FONTICHIARO, Bernardino December 12, 2015 Loving husband of the late Marie. Dearest father of Bernard (Gretchen) and Thomas and the late Donald. Beloved grandfather of Adam, Sonya, Anthony, Sean, Alec and the late Catherine. Also survived by 8 great grandchildren. Funeral Service Friday 10:30 am at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Visitation Thursday 12-9...
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Frederick Masi

June 10, 1946 - December 11, 2015

MASI, FREDERICK “RICK” December 11, 2015. Age 69. Beloved son of the late Amadeo and Elvira. Dear brother of Nancy (John) Renick, Richard (Betty) Masi and Louise (the late Charles) Ratonyi. Loving uncle of Ellen (Peter) Durand, Elizabeth (Troy) Bracher, Lisa (Dr. Robert) Prather, Scott Masi, Bryan (Laurie) Masi, Clark (Martha) Horner, Nancy Ratonyi and Charles Ratonyi. Also survived...
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David Earl Endres

July 11, 1926 - December 11, 2015

Endres, David E. December 11, 2015. Age 89. Husband of the late Ruth. Dear father of Jennefer (Russell) Canell, David J. (Victoria), Kimberly Endres-Nitta and Paul (Tammy). Grandfather of Jeremy, Jarred, Madison, Chapman, Jacob and Zachary. Brother of Elizabeth Smith. Funeral 10 am Friday at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Visitation 1-8 pm Thursday....
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Rita Ann McClinchey

June 7, 1922 - December 8, 2015

ObituaryRita Ann McClinchey (MacDonnell) Age 93. Born: June 7, 1922, Mabou, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada Died: December 8, 2015, 3:40pm  Dearborn, Michigan, USA. Beloved wife of James Allen McClinchey. Dear mother of Judith Ann McClinchey, Karen Marie McClinchey, and Michael James McClinchey. Loving Grandmother of Alyssa McClinchey, and Mikolai Solano Jaworski. Devoted sister of...
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Robert Ullman

February 20, 1944 - December 8, 2015

ULLMAN, Robert E. December 8, 2015. Age 71 of Dearborn. Beloved husband of Lynne. Loving father of Christopher (Olga), Katie (Nick) Cain, and Elizabeth (Jake) Huysentruyt. Grandpa “Peanut” of Amelia, Madeline, Vivienne, Ethan, and Emma. Dearest brother of Carole Brooks, Charles (Laura), Virginia (Roy) Marak, and the late Donald. The family asks in lieu of flowers, donations be made to...
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Pauline M. Turner

June 27, 1920 - December 8, 2015

TURNER, Pauline December 8, 2015, age 95 Beloved wife of the late Bruce A. Turner. Dear mother of Paulette Chesley (Christopher). Devoted sister of the late Peter Rozumniak. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Service Friday 5:00 pm at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Visitation Friday 3-9 pm. PDF Printable...
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Olga Gomolak

June 28, 1924 - November 23, 2015

GOMOLAK, Olga November 23, 2015, age 91 Loving wife of the late Normand. Beloved mother of Normand (Lynne), Gregory, Michael, Karen (Jay) Barnes and Susan. Dearest grandmother of Dr. Kelly Barnes (Dr. Eli Swanson), Jennifer, Lisa, Kathryn and Emily. Olga enjoyed cooking, sewing, watching Tiger baseball and spending time with her five granddaughters. Funeral Service Saturday 11:00 am at the...
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Lucille J. Schaefer

November 23, 2015

SCHAEFER, Lucille J. November 23, 2015, age 82 Loving wife of the late Arthur. Beloved mother of David, Julie and Lisa Alcenius (Greg). Dearest grandmother of Benjamin, Steven, Andrew, Kelly and Christopher. Great grandmother of Odin. Dear sister of Betty Peck and Pat Dockter. Funeral Mass Saturday 11:00 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, (Military & Michigan Ave.) Gathering from 10:30 am....
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November 23, 2015

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Luella M. Godell

February 10, 1932 - November 21, 2015

Godell, Luella M. November 21, 2015, age 83Wife of the late Donald.  Mother of Stephanie Kenney (the late Gerald), Matthew Godell and Ted Godell (Diana).  Grandmother of Justin, Brittany, Ryan, Kelsey and Moira.  Great grandmother of Caiden, Justine, Braiden, Cayleigh and Edith.  Funeral Service Wednesday 11:00 am at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral...
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Betty Miller

August 14, 1951 - November 19, 2015

MILLER, BETTY November 19, 2015. Age 64. Beloved wife of Eugene. Loving mother of Paul, Rosemary, AnneMarie and Lauren. Daughter of the late Vincent and Mary Mancinelli. Dear sister of MaryJo (Paul) Plante. Funeral Mass 11 am Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 22430 Michigan Ave.; Dearborn.  (In state at church 10:30 am.) Visitation Sunday 1-5 and 6-9 pm at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe...
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Omer J. Poole

October 22, 1930 - November 13, 2015

POOLE, Omer J. age 85, of Hudson, FL passed away Friday, November 13, 2015. Preceded in passing by his wife Helen. Survived by his children, David, Pamela Anhut (Mark) and James (Jill). Sisters Grace Bishop and Glenna Tucker. Dear companion Barbara Kleinkopf. Also survived by 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Funeral Service Saturday, November 28th at 10:00 am at the Dearborn...
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Mary Ellen McQuiston

May 9, 1927 - November 13, 2015

McQuiston, Mary Ellen November 13, 2015, age 88 Wife of the late Orville Meadows, George McQuiston and Russ Hebert. Beloved mother of Patsy (Dennis) Cantrell and Marylouise (Don) Calderon. Dear grandma of Dennis R. (Jeanne) Cantrell, Brian (Amy-Lyn) Cantrell, Amy (Juan) Saenz and Donnie Calderon Jr. Great grandma of Jacob, Drew, Maddie, Elena, Anthony and Haley. Sister of Louise Robinson and...
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Meghan Walling

October 9, 1992 - November 12, 2015

WALLING, Meghan Felicity (October 9, 1992 – November 12, 2015) The family of Meghan Felicity Walling mourns her untimely passing from natural causes. Meghan was a recent graduate of the University of Michigan/Dearborn with majors in psychology and sociology. During her too-soon-ended life of 23 years, Meghan freely shared her hearty laugh, a love of paint-by-numbers, cat videos and puns, a...
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Nancy Linda Peltola

June 2, 1951 - November 6, 2015

Peltola, Nancy Linda (Nee) Fiema. November 6, 2015. Age 64. Of Dearborn. Beloved Wife of Louie. Step mother of Erik and Katie (David) Grzywa. Daughter of the late Walter and Rose Fiema. Sister of Jane (The late Cibby) Cibulka, Jerry Fiema, Rose Burns, Marie (Gary) Palmer and the late Lillian (Tom) Sasseen. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and other family members...
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Robert Tomaszczyk

March 5, 1955 - November 1, 2015

TOMASZCZYK, Robert “Bob” November 1, 2015, age 60 Loving son of the late Joseph and Helen. Beloved brother of Edward and Marianne Bee (Bradley). Dearest uncle of Lisa and Christopher. Bob proudly worked many years as a pharmacist at Oakwood, Ford Motor Company and owner of the Elmhurst Tap Room. Funeral Service Friday 1:00 pm at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home,...
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Elizabeth Szarnowski

November 12, 1911 - October 29, 2015

SZARNOWSKI, Sr. Mary Maximilia (Elizabeth Szarnowski) October 29, 2015, age 103 Funeral Mass 10:30 am Wednesday following prayers at 10:00 am at the Felician Convent, 36800 Schoolcraft Rd., Livonia. Viewing at the Convent Tuesday 1-8 pm with Rosary at 7 pm. Arrangements by the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home (313) 561-1500. Memorials may be made to the Felician Sisters...
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October 27, 2015

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Richard A. Keyes

March 10, 1927 - October 26, 2015

KEYES, Richard A. October 26, 2015, age 88 Preceded in death by loving wife Coralie. Dearest husband of Dolores Siedlik. Beloved father of Mary Kate Jones (Stephen) Christopher (Valerie), Thomas (Christine), Timothy (Laura), Caroline Sippala (David), Margaret Bush (Christopher) and step father of Thomas Siedlik. Proud grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 3 step-grandchildren. Memorial...
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Hazel Dickey

April 14, 1913 - October 25, 2015

DICKEY, Hazel Born 102 years ago in Scotland, passed away October 25, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving mother of Helene (Daniel) MacMillan, William (the late Joan) and Gordon (Patricia). Also survived by 6 loving grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service Thursday 10:00 am at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546...
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Douglas D. MacLeod

October 25, 2015

MacLeod, Douglas D. October 25, 2015 age 94, of Dearborn Beloved husband of the late Mary P. MacLeod. Dear companion of Barbara Bailey. Loving father of Andrew, Fred, Matthew, George, Ellen and the late Margaret. Grandfather of Sam, Katie, Erin, Jenny, Curtis and Evan. Great grandfather of Lily, Dillon and James. Memorial Mass Thursday, November 12th at 10 am at Divine Child Church, 1055 N....
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Marion A. Hofmeister

November 22, 1921 - September 26, 2015

Hofmeister, Marion A. (Nee Unhold). Passed away peacefully September 26, 2015 at the age of 93. She was born November 22, 1921 in Detroit. MI. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 67 years, Carl. She is survived by their 8 children; Glenn (Kathy), Paul (Martha), Mark (Marcia), Tim, Marty (Sandi), Karen, Renee Barrett, and John (Liz). She was a proud grandmother of 18 and great...
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Frances Joann Turner

May 19, 1933 - September 26, 2015

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Margaret McManus

December 18, 1923 - September 26, 2015

McMANUS, Margaret (Peggy) September 26, 2015 Age 91 of Dearborn Heights. Loving wife of the late James. Beloved mother of Linda (Rick) Novasky, Janet, Jimmy (Carrie), and the late Michael. Dearest grandmother of Amanda, Elizabeth (Ed), Hugh, and Megan. Also survived by brother Donald MacDonald. Funeral mass 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at St. Thomas Aquinas, 5780 Evergreen Rd, Detroit,...
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John Linderman

July 12, 1927 - September 25, 2015

Linderman, John Age: 88 of Taylor passed away on September 25th, 2015. Beloved Husband of the Late Lois for 63 years. Loving Father to John K. (Kathleen) Linderman, Kevin (Carolyn) Linderman, and Gretchen (Ron) Holowicki. Caring Grandpa to 9 Grandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren. Loving Brother to the Late Harry (Barbara) Linderman. Visitation will be Sunday, September 27th from 2-9pm at The...
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Charlotte O'Connell-Zub

November 18, 1952 - September 23, 2015

O’Connell-Zub, Charlotte September 23, 2015. Age 62. Loving mother of Sarah Zub, Meghan Evans, and Ashley Zub. Mum-Mum of Kaitlyn, Aubrey and Zoe. Daughter of the late Dennis and Wanda O’Connell. Sister of Dennis (Annette) O’Connell, Regina (Bruce) Carlson, Karen (Tom) Rose and the late Theresa Crane. Also survived by Larry (Marsha) Zub. Beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews....
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David B. Fulton

March 20, 1953 - September 23, 2015

FULTON, David September 23, 2015, age 62. 1971 graduate of Dearborn High School. Son of the late James and Margaret. Brother of Gerry (Susan) and the late Jim. Nephew of Madeline Whitelock. Visitation 1-5 pm Saturday at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave.   PDF Printable Version
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William Jay Ulrich

May 3, 1928 - September 22, 2015

ULRICH, William Jay September 22, 2015, age 87 of Dearborn Beloved husband of Gwen. Loving father of William J. III (Patty), Wayne Jeffrey (Cindy), Nancy Lytle and Sandra (Greg) Reid. Dear grandfather of 11 and great grandfather of 5 1/3. Funeral Service Friday 12:30 pm at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Visitation Thursday 3-9 pm. Burial Parkview...
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Jacqueline Brennan

June 26, 1942 - September 16, 2015

BRENNAN, Jacqueline Malone, age 73, of Dearborn, MI Passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2015. Born June 26, 1942 in Mahanoy City, PA. Daughter of the late John and the late Catherine Malone. Widow of the late Thomas S. Brennan. Sister of Patricia McKinley and the late Ann Louise Roeder. Married to Kenneth Joseph Duerr in 1962. Married to the late Thomas Brennan in 1979. Survived by...
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August 31, 2015

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Juanita M. Newcomer

November 17, 1923 - August 30, 2015

NEWCOMER, Juanita M. died on Sunday, August 30, 2015. She was 91 years old. Juanita was an elementary school teacher in a one-room schoolhouse in Oklahoma and also taught children of active military parents in Puerto Rico. Juanita was an active member, elder, and often assistant to the minister with the children’s sermon at the Dearborn Woods Presbyterian Church in Dearborn, MI. Juanita...
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Richard L. Gunter

February 7, 1938 - August 28, 2015

Richard L. Gunter Age 77 Funeral Service Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 11:00am at the Taylor Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 9800 S. Telegraph Road. Visitation Sunday 5-9pm and Monday, 1-9pm. Burial at Our Lady of Hope Cemetery, Brownstown. PDF Printable Version
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