Our Obituaries

Jane Louise Haack

April 21, 1933 - January 28, 2018

Jane Louise Haack - It is with great sadness that the family of Jane Louise Haack, age 84 announces her passing on Sunday, January 28, quietly in her sleep. Jane was born in Jackson, MI to Preston Gail and Mary Bechtol. She is survived by her sons, Joseph Haack of Jackson and Louis (Pamala) Haack of Pleasant Lake. Two grandchildren, Lindsay (Tiffany) Haack of TX and Nathanael (Lauren) Haack of OH...
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Jeanne Donoho

May 16, 1925 - January 27, 2018

Velma "Jeanne" Donoho passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the age of 92. She was the daughter of Emmett and Velma Strouss of Jackson, MI. On February 18, 1945 she married the love of her life, George I. Donoho; he preceded her in death on March 21, 2016. She was a wonderful mother to three children, Carol (Raymond) Kenyon, Dennis (Pat) Donoho, and Rick ...
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Doris Elizabeth Childs

March 1, 1930 - January 21, 2018

Of Jackson, passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the age of 87. In addition to her parents and siblings, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Childs. She is survived by her three children, Joyce Ware, Dennis Childs and Laura (Jim) Kawzinski; many grandchildren; great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. Doris was the eldest of five children born to Frank and Frieda ...
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Freedom Wheeler

December 27, 1945 - January 19, 2018


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Bernetta L. Hills

December 24, 1933 - January 18, 2018

Bernetta L. Hills - Of Michigan Center, passed away January 18, 2018 age 84. Survived by her husband of 65 years, Carl; one daughter, Rebecca Shanes; three grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two brothers, David Winney and Bob Sheren. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. Burial Roseland Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the...
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Dorothy Pacyna

December 2, 1924 - January 18, 2018

Dorothy Loretta (Wastakiewicz) Pacyna - Was called by the Lord on January 18, 2018 at the age of 93. Dorothy retired from the Friendly Home after 22 years of service. She also worked at Camp International, Gill Manufacturing and I M Dach. Dorothy was preceded her husband Joseph, her parents and seven sisters and two brothers. Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Rose Marie Richards, Diane ...
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Michele L. Harget

June 21, 1975 - January 17, 2018

Michele L. Harget - Of Jackson, passed away at her home on Wednesday, January 17, 2017 at the age of 42. She will be sadly missed by her mother, Suzi Easterday; sisters, Heather (Chris Moore) Easterday and Lisa (Joe) Falasco; children, Drew, Ariel, Makayla, and Kordell; niece, Ayla Moore; Doug Heard as well as many loving family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Dennis...
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Georgene B. Podrasky

February 9, 1950 - January 17, 2018


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Richard Ray West

June 1, 1959 - January 16, 2018


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Barbara Ratliff

November 12, 1932 - January 14, 2018

Barbara Ann Ratliff - 85, of Jonesville, received her angel wings on Sunday, January 14, 2018. She was born in Jackson, MI. Her twin brother and nine siblings, as well as her parents Lee and Nellie Ratliff, preceded her. She is survived by one brother, Richard and many extended family and friends including her beloved caregivers: Stephanie, Teresa, Kari, Mike, Rozanne, Duane, and Lauren. Barbara...
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Jack E. Jacobs

March 8, 1941 - January 14, 2018

Jack E. Jacobs - Of Jackson, MI passed away on January 14, 2018 at the age of 76. Jack was born on March 8, 1941 in Jackson, MI to parents Jack and Beulah Jacobs. For those that knew him, he was literally and figuratively a "Jack of All Trades", otherwise known as Buffalo Jack! He will be sorely missed by all. Jack is survived by daughter, Dawn Marie (Jacobs) Mendoza, son, Carl Richard Jacobs,...
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Aldine A. Phelps

October 21, 1922 - January 13, 2018

Aldine Anne Phelps (Trefry)Went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the age of 95. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick; her daughter, Janie; and her four sisters. She died peacefully at Standford Lodge, surrounded by her family. Originally from Tompkins Center; born on October 21, 1922, Aldine was the third daughter of Aldis and Nettie Trefry and was very...
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Ana Luisa Colón

February 4, 1923 - January 13, 2018

Ana Luisa Colón
February 4, 1923 - January 13, 2018It is with profound sadness that the family of Ana Luisa Colón (León) shares news of her death on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the age of 94 years. She was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico where she met and wed her beloved husband Juan, who preceded her in death by 24 years. She will be painfully missed by her daughter Gladys and son-in-law,...
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Edith Arlene Chappell

December 6, 1938 - January 13, 2018


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Ronald Edward Tabor

September 29, 1944 - January 12, 2018


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Forest M. Halladay

August 5, 1920 - January 10, 2018

Forest Milo Halladay - Of Jackson MI, passed away on January 10, 2018 in Longview, Texas under the loving care of his daughter and hospice at the age of 97. Forest was born on August 5, 1920 in Ashton, MI to parents Raymond and Laura Halladay. He was the owner/operator of a sawmill in Hollywood, New Mexico. Forest was a member of the Clinton Road Bible Baptist Church, an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed...
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Wendell Lee Mahoney

January 7, 1933 - January 9, 2018

Of Jackson, passed away at his home on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the age of 85. He is survived by his wife, Sue Mahoney; four children, Victor Mahoney, Christina Connell, Katheryn (Philip) Burgette and Crystle (Dennis) Parker; ten grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren as well as nieces, nephews, loving family members and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two...
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Vernon Arthell Hurt

September 19, 1929 - January 7, 2018

Vernon Arthell HurtFormally of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away in Jackson, Michigan on Sunday January 7, 2018 at the age of 88. Mr. Hurt was born September 19, 1929 to the union of Chester and Willie T. Moore-Hurt in Villa Ridge, Illinois, both of whom preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by five siblings, Dexter Hurt, Virgil Hurt, William Hurt, Fern Hurt-Waddy and Lela Theola Hurt...
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Joseph P. Robinson

March 24, 1928 - January 6, 2018

Of Jackson, joined his wife, Gloria Robinson in Heaven on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the age of 89. He was also preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Debbie Mollenkopf; sister, Rosetta Porath; brothers, Gilbert and Louis Robinson. He will be remembered by his son, Donald Robinson; daughter, Dinah (John) Hollek; son-in-law, Robert Mollenkopf; four grandchildren, Stacey (Randy) Lewis, Jason...
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Raymond Casper Strong

May 30, 1933 - December 31, 2017

Of Jackson, passed away on December 31, 2017 at the age of 84. He leaves to cherish his memory, two daughters, Cheryl Boyer and Linda Strong; two granddaughters, Andrea and Sarah (Michael) Boyer; two great grandsons, Chase and Hayden Daley; two sisters, Sandra Townsend and Sharon Gennety as well as several nieces and nephews. Known by many as "Railroad Ray", Mr. Strong was born in Albion to...
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Robert Steiner

November 7, 1934 - December 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Patricia M. VanHouten

November 11, 1962 - December 24, 2017


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Larry J. Beard

August 10, 1946 - December 23, 2017

Larry Joseph Beard -Of Rives Junction passed away under the loving care of his family and Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the age of 71. Larry is resting in peace with the Lord. He was born to Jack and Ruth (Timmerman) Beard in Mt. Clemons, MI. They preceded him in death as well as his sister, Vicki A. Winchell, who he adored. He graduated from Northwest High...
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Megan Renae Gunia

August 2, 1984 - December 22, 2017

Of Jackson, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017 at the age of 33. She leaves to cherish her memory, loving husband, Gregory; children, Piper Stone and Phoebe Gunia; mother, Barbara Jones; siblings, Julie Foster, Ronna Ewing and Gregory Snyder; mother-in-law, Barbara Gunia; sister-in-law, Dawn (Jeff) Iacofano; nieces, Brittany and Morgan Foster, Emily and Megan Iacofano also Madison and...
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Alma M. Nearpass

November 18, 1924 - December 22, 2017

Alma Marian NearpassOf Jackson, passed away December 22, 2017 age 93. Survived by 5 children, Marian Falls, Robert (Jay) Dunham, Sandra O'Dell, Thomas (Nancy) Nearpass and Beverly (Timothy) Gerard, 11 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, 2 half-brothers, and her beloved dog Guffy. Preceded in death by 1 daughter, Dianne Kingsley and her brothers and sisters....
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Evelyn M. Rainey

March 29, 1930 - December 21, 2017

Evelyn Marie RaineyOf Parma, passed away December 21, 2017, age 87. Survived by her husband of sixty-five years, Clarence; three children: Cynthia Marie Rainey, John T. Rainey, and Rex Edward (Dawn Clark) Rainey; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Evelyn retired from W.A. Foote Memorial Hospital and taught Sunday school at Howe Wesleyan Church. She loved...
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Helen Mary Kulas

November 6, 1923 - December 18, 2017

Helen Mary Kulas,Of Jackson MI., passed away on December 18, 2017 at the age of 94. She was born on November 6, 1923 in Jackson, MI to parents Frank and Helen Chmielewski. Helen loved to knit, doing crossword puzzles, traveling, church outings and was an avid cook. She is survived by her son; Paul Kulas, grandchildren; Jack (Dama) Kulas, and Jenny (William) Guatoma, great grand-children, Henry...
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Harold A. Sherrard

January 8, 1959 - December 14, 2017

Sherrard, Harold AdrionWent to be with the Lord on Thursday December 14, 2017. He was the son of Elwood E. Sherrard (Deceased) and Rosella Sherrard. Harold was born in 1959 in Kittery Maine. He is survived by his children; Bradley Sherrard, Tamera (Tim) Gallucci, two grandchildren; Hailey and Raelynn Gallucci, sisters; Debbie Bendele and Fran (Charles) Carpp, and several nieces and nephews....
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Glen E. McClurg

November 29, 1924 - December 14, 2017

Glen E. McClurg - Of Jackson passed away at the age of 93 on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the Henry Ford Allegiance Health Hospice Home, after losing his battle with cancer. Special thanks to them, as well as Ganton Countryside Rehab Care Center. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Loretta Mary (Giffin) McClurg; his parents, Leonard and Ethel (Grable) McClurg; one brother,...
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Geraldine A. Allan

December 10, 1933 - December 12, 2017

Geraldine "Jerry" Allan - Joined her husband, Dick in Heaven on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at the age of 84, while under the care of the staff at the Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home. She was also preceded in death by a son, Rusty Allan as well as her parents and five siblings. She will be remembered by her children, Kim Breining, Steve (Sharon) Allan and Vickie (Bill) Thurber as well as many...
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Herlinda Raymond

November 26, 1947 - December 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Patricia Sue Darling

May 28, 1930 - December 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Alice A. FISK

February 17, 1915 - December 8, 2017

Alice Adeline Fisk - Of Jackson, passed away December 8, 2017 age 102. Survived by four children, Jeanette (Frederick) Adams, Neil (Susie) Fisk, James (Carol) Fisk, and Harry/Jackson Fisk; 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter; and one sister, Dorothy McCarthy. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Eugene and three grandchildren, Sheri Adams,...
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Louise S. Mitchell

December 31, 1940 - December 6, 2017

Louise S. Mitchell,76,Jackson Michigan. died December 6, 2017. She was preceded in death by Clyde Mitchell, her husband of sixty years. She is survived by three children: Roy Mitchell, Joy Mitchell Taylor, and Fred (Diane) Mitchell; close family friend, Craig E. Lewis; siblings: Mark (Debbie), Janet and Lee; three favorite nieces: Tammy, Tracey and Tannis. Services will be held at 11 A.M with...
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Thomas H. Slater

September 28, 1934 - December 4, 2017

Thomas Herman Slater was born in Detroit in late September 1934 to Betty and Herman Slater. He grew up in St. Clair Shores surrounded by his parents, a younger brother and sister and his beloved Granny. He graduated from Lake Shore High School and joined the Army where he played tennis and was introduced to the wonders of dentistry. While stationed in Colorado, Tom met his first wife with whom he...
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Farris Morgan

July 13, 1958 - December 4, 2017

Farris Morgan, Jr. - Of Jackson, MI passed away surrounded by family on December 4, 2017 at the age of 59 after a long illness. He was born in Hazard, Kentucky on July 13, 1958 to parents Farris Morgan, Sr. and Jerolene Morgan. He married Ellen Johnson in Jackson on March 18, 1995. Farris was a machine operator by trade and worked at Cargotainer. He was a member of Loomis Park Baptist Church. He...
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Mary C. Bouldrey

March 24, 1919 - December 4, 2017

Mary C. (Weber) Bouldrey,Of Jackson, MI passed away on December 4, 2017 at the age of 98. She was born on March 24, 1919 in Jackson, MI to parents John and Hazel (Green) Weber. Mary was married to Clyde Bouldrey, they were married for 39 years before his passing in 1978. Mary worked for Polly's and Weatherwax Drugs in Vandercook Lake. She was an avid reader, a charter member of the Vanguards,...
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Genevieve Mary Cavins

December 9, 1920 - November 30, 2017

Genevieve Mary Lienhart-Cavins - Of Jackson, passed away under the loving care of her family and Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the age of 96. In 1981 she was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Carl Cavins; two children, Ted Cavins and Linda Vance; six brothers, Charlie, Vincent, Benjamin, Arthur, Harold and Howard Lienhart. She is survived by six...
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Robert James Page

January 31, 1946 - November 26, 2017

Robert James Page - Of Jackson, passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at the age of 72. He is survived by his loving wife, Janet Page as well as their only son, Richard Page and his sister, Ann Spencer. He was born to William and Mary (O'Shea) Page in Jackson on January 31, 1946. After graduating from Jackson High he proudly served in the United States Army and retired as a truck...
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Donnajean Snyder

January 24, 1935 - November 24, 2017

Donnajean (Rabbitt) Snyder - Of Jackson, MI passed away peacefully at home on November 24, 2017 at the age of 82. Donna was born on January 24, 1935 in Ann Arbor, MI and raised by Bruce and Alice (Odiorne) Rabbitt. She married the love of her life Robert on February 11, 1957 in Angola, Indiana. Donna was retired as a Supervisor from the Country Club of Jackson. Donna loved people. She enjoyed...
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Charlene Marie Simpkins

November 19, 1947 - November 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Donald C. Peterson

May 31, 1945 - November 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Steven R. Stewart

January 15, 1952 - November 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Charles J. Sierminski, Sr.

May 14, 1938 - November 11, 2017

Charles J. "Chuck" Sierminski Sr.Of Jackson, passed away November 11, 2017 age 79. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Mary (Lewandowski) Sierminski, his wife, Janet (Whitlock) Sierminski, brothers, Joe, Frank and Steve Sierminski, sisters, Louise Duty, Mary Ekin, Betty Gutowski, Vicky Coats and Shirley Vickory. Survived by his children, Debbie (Keith) King, Cindy (Carl) Lenski,...
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Burt Duane Spafford

March 7, 1927 - November 10, 2017

Burt Duane Spafford~Of Jackson, MI, passed away at the age of 90, with family at his side. He was born on March 7th, 1927 in Jackson, MI to parents Percy and Lyle (Tuthill) Spafford. Burt married the love of his life Dorothy Dorn Brigmon in Indiana on December 4, 1954. Burt served his country in World War II and was very proud of his service. He worked as a pipe fitter for 33+ years for Kelsey...
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William J. RAYNOR

February 10, 1928 - November 9, 2017

William John Raynor - Of Jackson, went to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on November 9, 2017 at the age of 89. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Inez Raynor; siblings and other family members who have gone on before him. He leaves behind his daughter, June (Frankie) Yee; along with his two grandchildren (Amanda and Jonah); and also many nieces and nephews that he loved so...
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Dorann Lindquist

January 30, 1940 - November 7, 2017

Dorann (Stephens) Lindquist - Of Clarklake, Michigan passed away at the age of 77, on November 7, 2017 with family at her side. Dorann was born on January 30, 1940 in Arlington, Virginia to parents Aubrey A. and Jacqueline V. (Marshall) Wood. She married Graydon A. Lindquist in Clarklake, Michigan and they were married for 45 years. She was a wonderful homemaker, her warm southern charm could be...
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Joseph F. SYROWIK

September 7, 1935 - November 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Ronald C. McCluer

August 8, 1938 - November 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Aline J. Schneider

July 25, 1912 - November 3, 2017

Aline J. (Taylor) Schneider - Beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017 at the age of 105. She was a resident of RidgeCrest in Jackson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert A. Schneider as well as her siblings, Orville, Ernest, Anges, Rose, and Edna. She is survived by her only son, James (Alice) Schneider; two granddaughters, Laura Jean (Glenn)...
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James Iris Jones

June 27, 1950 - November 1, 2017

James I. Jones - Of Horton, Michigan passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2017 at the age of 67. He is survived by his two children, Jason and Kimberly Jones; granddaughter, Raven Picciotti; four siblings, Lavada Skakun, Cheryl (Larry) Thomas, Thoren (Rose) Jones, and Elana (John) Callegari; special lady friend, Laura Sharlow; as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews,...
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Martha Braden

September 14, 1949 - October 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Cindy Kay Saxby

August 28, 1962 - October 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Ana Standolariu

May 14, 1926 - October 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Anna Norene Rudloff

October 12, 1921 - October 23, 2017

Anna Norene Rudloff - Of Jackson, MI passed away Monday, October 23, 2017. She is survived by one daughter, Pat (Keith) Beatty, of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, Todd Rudloff and Rachel Rudloff, both of Jackson, Donielle Roubicek of Charlotte, NC, and Christopher Beatty of Seattle, WA; and sister, Thenilla Hudson of SC. She also leaves behind seven great grandchildren and one great-great...
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Robert Joe Welker

February 13, 1938 - October 21, 2017

Robert Joe Welker - Of Rives Junction, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the age of 79. He is survived by his children, Christine (Kenneth) Lawley, Robert (Margie) Welker, and Michael Welker; six grandchildren, Michelle (Joshua) Rolston, Kaitlynn Lawley, Jonathan Lawley, Vanessia Lawley, and Billie Welker; five great grandchildren as well as many loving family members and...
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John Mark Martin

January 1, 1943 - October 19, 2017

John Mark Martin - Of Jackson, passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the age of 74. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Joyce Martin; three children, Jason (Whitney), Aaron (Diane), and Janel Martin; six grandchildren, Jessica Martin, Michael Martin, Alexandra (Lance) Cusac, Samantha Martin, Nichole (Zach) Ratliff, and Johnathan Hadley; two great grandchildren, Joshua and Zander...
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Shannon Diane Murray

April 26, 1943 - October 18, 2017

Shannon Diane (Kornberg) Murray - Of Canton MI; flew away peacefully to go home on October 18, 2017 at the age of 74. Shannon was born on April 26, 1943 to parents, John and Frances Murray in Detroit, MI. She was an executive secretary in Human Resources at Ford Motor co. A member of Church of Christ for many years, her hobbies included participating in a bowling league, collected teddy bears,...
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Kim Lorraine Brown

July 15, 1955 - October 16, 2017

Kim L. (Perkins) Brown - Of Michigan Center, went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 16, 2017 at the age of 62. She is survived by her husband, Mark; her three children, Jen (Ryan) Pacunas, Pam (Jason) Smith, and Andy Marcinkiewicz; her mother, Nan Perkins-Ehinger; two sisters, Tracey (Martin) Caler and Shelley (Harold) Jones; her father, Edwin (Sandy) Perkins. She is also survived by four...
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William Asa Southern

December 18, 1935 - October 16, 2017

William "Bill" A. Southern - Of Hanover, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017 at the age of 81, while under the compassionate care of the staff at Henry Ford Allegiance Health. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Carol; three children, David (Betsy) Southern, Cindy (Don) Heathman and Lynn Neelis; eight grandchildren, Tim (Scarlett) Neelis, Stephanie Heathman, Joshua Neelis, Kelli (Adam)...
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Doris A. Salow

February 20, 1929 - October 15, 2017

Doris A. SalowWent to the glories of heaven on Sunday October 15, 2017 at Arbor North in Jackson, MI. Doris was born on February 20, 1929 in Barre Wills, Wisconsin the daughter of Fred and Mary Hemker. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church in Barre Mills. She graduated from Dr. Martin Luther College in 1950 and taught grades K-4 at St. Paul's in Livonia, Michigan for 5...
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Cheryl D. Reams

June 30, 1953 - October 12, 2017

Cheryl D. Reams,Of Jackson, Michigan passed away on October 12, 2017 at the age of 64. Family will receive friends for visitation on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 1:00pm ~8:00pm. Cheryl will be laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery, Leslie Michigan. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Cheryl's family for final expenses. Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden ...
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Karen E. Haking

April 15, 1949 - October 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Ivah-Marie HURST

January 7, 2017 - October 11, 2017

Ivah-Marie (Prissing) Hurst,Went to be with her Lord, surrounded by her loving family, on October 11 at the age of 77. She was born January 7, 1940 to Arnold H. Prissing and R. Jeannette (Prissing) Schlenker. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband, Jack Charles Hurst; her mother and father; and her brother, Harold Prissing. She is survived by two brothers: Arnold Prissing...
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Nancy A. Burke

May 2, 1937 - October 9, 2017

Of Jackson, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017 at the age of 80 while under the kind and compassionate care of the staff members at the Jackson County Medical Care Facility. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Odell Burke; son, Ricky Hobart and sister, Leigh Gillett. She is survived by her children, Kathy (Paul) Gentry of Highland, TX, Debbie Howell of...
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Christina M. Reilly

April 9, 1922 - October 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Joanne Mary Schilling

November 8, 1934 - October 8, 2017

Joanne Mary Schilling - Of Jackson, passed away while surrounded by her family and under the care of Henry Ford Allegiance, on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the age of 82. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John W. Schilling. Joanne is survived by her children, Dawn Dwyer, Linda (Marty) Craddock, Bob (Marilyn), Steven, John (Doris), David (Vickie), and James Schilling; fifteen...
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Shirley F. Bedwell

February 5, 1938 - October 6, 2017

Shirley Faye Bedwell - Of Jackson, passed away while under the compassionate care at the Calhoun County Medical Care Facility. on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the age of 78. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Charles Bedwell. She is survived by her children, Ann (Ron) Schwartz, Teresa (David) Downey, and Chuck Bedwell, Jr.; grandchildren, Christina (Ken) Ronan, Carrie Ann...
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Daniel Edward Neelis

September 12, 1969 - October 5, 2017

Daniel Edward Neelis - Of Jackson, passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the age of 48. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Neelis. He is survived by his wife, Debbie Neelis; children, Deejay and Diedra Neelis; step-children, Chris Stowers and Airelle Kreps; mother and step-father, Nancy and Richard Pickell; sister, Debra (Jay) Potter; step-sisters, Kim Hubbard and Amanda Gray;...
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Michael Eugene Babineau

November 27, 1950 - October 5, 2017

Michael E. Babineau - Of Jackson, passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the age of 66. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 24 years, Maggie Babineau; brothers, Larry, Charles, and Kevin. He leaves to cherish his memory, two children, Melinda (Adam) Kohn and Michael A. Babineau; two grandchildren, Oskar and Griffon; brother, Bruce (Linda),...
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George F. BOCK

May 24, 1919 - October 3, 2017

Formerly of Jackson, entered his heavenly home on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the age of 98. He was born to George and Helena (Hinze) Bock on May 24, 1919 in Owosso, Michigan. George proudly served in the United States Army during WWII. He married Ada Shearman and enjoyed 49 years of marriage with her. He worked for over 35 years for the nation's railway system. At age 72 he obtained his high...
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Claude E. Miller

December 2, 1925 - October 2, 2017

Of Jackson, joined Martha his wife, of 66 years and son, Todd in Heaven on Monday, October 2, 2017 at the age of 91. In addition he was preceded in death by his sister, and brother-in-law, Cricket and Robert Licking and niece, Cyndy Foresman. Claude is survived by his two daughter, Suzi (Chuck) Walker and Jacque Doty; three grandchildren, Chuck (Tracy) Walker, Scott (Scott) Doty-Carothers and...
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Howard W. SWIHART

February 27, 1934 - September 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Judy Lauraine

September 24, 1955 - September 29, 2017

Judy Donna Lauraine - Age 62 of Jackson, passed away September 28, 2017 after a short battle with ALS. Survived by two children, Paul (Yvonne) Randolph and Donna (Jonathan Quinn) Eddy; six grandchildren, Alyssa, Connor, Christian, Elizabeth, Mattaya, and Ian; her mother, Donna Lauraine; four brothers, Earl, Donald (Cheryl), Gary, and Jerry Lauraine; one sister, Julie (Daniel) Salisbury. Preceded...
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Leslie Wallace Salyers

July 29, 1941 - September 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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William L. Berry

September 13, 1940 - September 27, 2017

William Lewis BerryOf Albion, passed away September 27, 2017 age 77. Survived by his wife of 24 years, Penelope, 2 children, Kimberly (Kenneth) Yoxheimer and Tim (Stacey) Berry, 2 step children, Dennis (Jen) David and Sandy (Flo) Bennett, 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, 1 sister, Marlene Wilson. Preceded in death by his first wife, Gwen, his parents, Daniel and Eva Berry, 1 brother,...
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Carmone J. Franklin

September 5, 1925 - September 26, 2017

Carmone J. (Spradlin) (Bradley) Franklin - Of Jackson, passed away September 26, 2017, age 92. Survived by her daughters: Nancy Spradlin, Helen (Odell) Rogers, and Alice (Theron) Kennell; 14 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; one brother, Howard Reynolds; two sisters, Bobbie Schmit and Rosie Blair. Preceded in death by one daughter, Hanna Zimmerman and one...
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Hannah M. Antelo

July 23, 1989 - September 25, 2017

Hannah Michelle Antelo - Went to her heavenly home on Monday, September 25, 2017, age 28. She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Eleanor Antelo and grandfather, Allen Pratt. She is survived by her mother, Judith (Timothy) Dennerll; her father, Jorge Lucas (Victoria) Antelo; sister, Amanda Antelo; brother, Nathan (Elisa) Antelo; grandfather, Jorge (Maria) Antelo; grandmother, Esther Pratt;...
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Henry Fay Fisher

May 21, 1953 - September 20, 2017

Henry "Hank" F. Fisher, II - Henry "Hank" Fay Fisher, lovingly known as "Big Nickel", 64 years, of Duluth, MN passed away September 20, 2017 at home. He was born May 21, 1953, in Fort Campbell, Kentucky to Henry and Rosie Fisher. He graduated from Michigan State University with his Master Degree. He always strived to be the best that he could be. He was very involved...
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Henry Fay Fisher

May 21, 1953 - September 20, 2017

Henry F. "Hank" Fisher,Henry "Hank" Fay Fisher, lovingly known as "Big Nickel", 64 years, of Duluth, MN passed away September 20, 2017 at home. He was born May 21, 1953, in Fort Campbell, Kentucky to Henry and Rosie Fisher. He graduated from Michigan State with his Master Degree. He always strived to be the best that he could be. He was very involved in his community; helped support less...
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Thomas Richard Long

January 9, 1950 - September 17, 2017

Of Jackson, passed away at the age of 67, while at his home on Sunday morning, September 17, 2017, surrounded by family. He is survived by his wife, Jane; daughters, Valerie (Dan) Hale and Sharmon Long; step-children, Lynnette (James) Marshall, Lance Hawkins and Ryan (Sarah) Wilkinson; several grandchildren, Danielle, Kayla, Devin, Brandii, Justin, Jarreck, Ryleigh, Jason, Autumn, Wesley, Andrew...
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Catherine E. Yeloushan

December 16, 1956 - September 17, 2017

Of Jackson, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the age of 60, while under the loving care of the staff at the Jackson County Medical Care Facility. She is survived by her two brothers, Christopher W. (Carmon) Yeloushan and David L. Yeloushan; neice, Brittney A. (Nathan) Broich as well as many special friends and loving family members. She was preceded in death by her father, Ronald...
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Matthew L. Thompson

March 22, 1992 - September 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Vernon D. Bevier

January 2, 1931 - September 14, 2017

Vernon D. BevierOf Jackson, passed away September 14, 2017 age 86. Survived by his daughters, Gail (Mark) Utz and Kathy (Sheldon) Brafford, 3 grandchildren, Christopher (Amber) Brafford, Kimberly (Troy) Derby and Ryan Utz, 4 great grandchildren, 1 brother, Edwin (Cheryl) Bevier and Shirley's children, Joe, Vanessa, Theresa, Diana and Maria. Preceded in death by 1 son, Jeffery Bevier, his love,...
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Richard Carl Macomber

December 4, 1930 - September 13, 2017

Richard Carl Macomber,Of Jackson, Michigan passed away on Sept. 13, 2017 at the age of 86. He was born on December 4, 1930 in Jackson, MI to Milton and Meta (Sheetz) Macomber. He attended Jackson High School, prior to joining the Navy. He served in the Korean War from 1950 to 1954 ranking as a CS3 and earning the National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal. He married the love of his...
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Raymond Nathaniel Graham

August 24, 1941 - September 12, 2017

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Franklin L. Haack

December 9, 1932 - September 3, 2017

Franklin L. Haack - It is with great sadness that the family of Franklin L. Haack, age 84, announces his passing on Sunday, September 3 with family at his side. Frank was born in Battle Creek, MI to Joseph and Lena Haack. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Jane L. Haack; sons, Joseph Haack of Jackson and Louis (Pamala) Haack of Pleasant Lake; two grandchildren, Lindsay (Tiffany) Haack...
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Toney L. Brewer

December 7, 1929 - September 2, 2017

Toney L. BrewerOf Jackson, went home to be with the Lord on September 2, 2017 age 87. He is survived by his wife of sixty-three years, Emma; one son, Robert L. Brewer; one daughter, Juanita Fay Adams; three granddaughters; one very special grandson; two great grandsons, Evan and Aiden Rumsey; one brother, Howard Brewer; one sister, Louise Marcum, several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by...
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Frank J. Gilbert

October 15, 1971 - September 1, 2017

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Kathy Lynn Luppo

April 9, 1962 - August 31, 2017

Kathy Lynn Luppo (Mainzinger) Of Brooklyn, earned her angel wings on August 31, 2017 after losing a short battle with cancer. Kathy was born April 9, 1962 to Douglas and Valerie Mainzinger in Monroe, MI. Kathy was a 1980 graduate of Monroe High School in Monroe, MI. She pursued her dream and became a registered nurse in 1998 and continued her education and received her BSN from Spring Arbor...
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Thetis I. Stesney

September 23, 1927 - August 28, 2017

Thetis I. "Timmy" Stesney,Of Jackson, Michigan passed away with family by her side on August 28, 2017 she was 89. She was born on September 23, 1927 to parents Homer and Mary Florence Myers in Jackson MI. Thetis did many things in life for work such as, a waitress at Bill Cones, a laborer at Kelsey Hayes and also in the Alaska oil industry. Her hobbies included painting and quilting. While living...
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Raymond Edward Pietroytys

January 16, 1961 - August 27, 2017

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Kenneth F. Ambs

April 19, 1928 - August 27, 2017

Joined his wife in Heaven on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at the age of 89. In addition to his parents and eight siblings he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Donna Ambs. He leaves to cherish his memory five children, Rex Kenneth (Sandy) Ambs, Anita Marie (Doug) Gallaway, Karen Louise Brown, Thomas Clayton (Teresa) Ambs and Timothy Lark (Monica) Ambs; fifteen grandchildren; fourteen great...
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Delphine Joan Kurtz

May 19, 1929 - August 20, 2017

Delphine J. (Lacinski) Kurtz - Of Jackson, passed away with family by her side on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the age of 88. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Carl Kurtz; daughter-in-law, Kerry Kurtz; siblings, Anthony Lacinski, Delores Bracey, and Donald Lacinski. She is survived by her six children, David (Ruth) Kurtz, Robert (Barbara) Kurtz, James...
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Michael Robert Bishop

March 19, 1945 - August 17, 2017

Michael R. Bishop - Of Jackson, Michigan passed away on August 17, 2017 at the age of 72. Mike was born on March 19, 1945 in Stockbridge, Michigan to parents Robert Bishop and Dolores (Farmer) Bishop. He married the love of his life, Shari (Wagner) Bishop, on June 26, 1983. He worked as a Corrections Officer for the state of Michigan and served as a volunteer firefighter for Henrietta Township...
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Fern Margaret Koch

July 23, 1931 - August 17, 2017

Fern Margaret (Case) Koch - Of Jackson, Michigan passed away on August 17, 2017 at the age of 86. Fern was born on July 23, 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio to parents Carl and Cora Case. She married the love of her life Richard Koch on August 19, 1950. She was a cook by trade and cooked for 20+ years at Queens Elementary School; she also worked for Cascades Manor House for 10 years. Fern was a member of...
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Raymond E. Salisbury

June 21, 1953 - August 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Marcella Mae Williams

August 13, 1925 - August 16, 2017

Marcella M. Williams - Of Jackson, Michigan passed away on August 16, 2017 at the age of 92. She was born on August 13, 1925 in Liberty Twp., Ohio to Byron and Gladys Stump. Marcella married John R. Williams on June 10, 1946 in Angola, Indiana. She worked for Hancock ITT as a factory worker for many years. She loved to attend Hancock birthday luncheons once a month, was an avid reader who read...
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Mary Ruth Brown

May 30, 1942 - August 15, 2017

Mary Ruth (Prater) Brown - Of Jackson, MI age 75, passed away on August 15, 2017 with family at her side. She was born in Middlesboro, Bell County, Kentucky on May 30, 1942. Mary is survived by her husband, Leonard Lee Brown of Jackson; children, Richard Eugene Kaminski of Missouri, Sharon Marie Brown (Jason) Jones of Michigan Center, Sheila Ann Brown (Scott) Gilmore of Michigan Center, Ally...
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Milan Koprivica

September 1, 1928 - August 15, 2017

Milan Koprivica - Milan "Djedo" Koprivica successfully completed his training for the Olympics and has made it to the Heavenly Kingdom to receive his heavenly crown of victory. After fighting the good fight here on earth, Milan passed away on August 15, 2017 at the age of 88. He was loved by all. He truly was a selfless, giving soul. He gave his love and riches to every person whom he encountered...
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