Marysville Funeral Home

A History of Caring

Pollock-Randall Funeral Homes considers the practice of funeral service to be a Servant Ministry of the highest calling. We are committed to the pursuit of excellence in service, the compassionate companioning of those we serve, to showing love and caring in all our actions and to the respectful care of those who have died.

It is our hope that we may lighten the burden of those who have experienced loss, and help them to grieve well, so they may go on to live well.

Our Obituaries

Dorothy Marie Horn

May 19, 1920 - March 18, 2018

Dorothy Marie Horn, 97, of St. Helen and formerly of Marysville, died Sunday, March 18, 2018.She was born May 19, 1920 in Detroit to the late Frank and Marie Okrie. She married Edward F. Horn on September 13, 1941 in Detroit. He preceded her in death on October 26, 2001.Dorothy was employed as a secretary for the City of Marysville and the school districts in Utica and Mt. Clemens until her...
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Kimberly Renee Behn

January 13, 1968 - March 11, 2018

Kimberly Renee Behn, 50, of Kimball, died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at her home.Kim was born January 13, 1968 in Port Huron to Roger & Barbara Behn. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a bachelor's in Elementary Education and earned her master's from Central Michigan. Kimberly taught second grade at Gardens Elementary and was a member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church. Kim...
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Beverly Ann Odle

April 12, 1934 - March 10, 2018

Beverly Ann Odle, 83, of Marysville, died Saturday, March 10, 2018.She was born April 12, 1934 in Port Huron to the late Francis and Blanche Bettridge. She married Wilbert Odle on February 19, 1955. He died April 1, 2000.Mrs. Odle was a graduate of St. Stephen High School.She is survived by two children, Kenneth Odle and Kimberly Odle; a brother, James (Janet) Bettridge; and lifelong friend,...
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Larry R. Sargent

August 5, 1940 - March 9, 2018

Larry Russell Sargent, 77, of Marysville, died Friday, March 9, 2018.He was born August 5, 1940 in St. Clair to the late George and Marie Sargent. He married Sharon MacCaffrey on November 8, 1974 in Port Huron.Larry was employed as a painter at General Motors, retiring after 32 years of service. He enjoyed playing euchre, gardening, traveling and doing crafts.He is survived by his wife, Sharon;...
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Sheryl Lynn Buckland

July 25, 1977 - February 27, 2018

Sheryl Lynn Buckland, 40, of Columbus Township, died Tuesday, February 27, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer.She was born July 25, 1977 in Mount Clemens to Robert L. and Carrie L. Buckland.Sheryl attended Woodland Developmental Center and then worked at Goodwill Industries for the past 15 years. She was a member and sang in the choir at Pilgrim Lutheran Church. Sheryl enjoyed going to...
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Willard Glenn Shimmel

April 10, 1929 - February 19, 2018

Willard Glenn Shimmel, 88, of Smiths Creek, MI went to be with his Lord and Savior on February 19, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.He was born April 10, 1929 in Port Huron to the late Willard and Ida Marie Shimmel. He married the love of his life, Elinor VanCamp, on October 21, 1953 in Goodells.Mr. Shimmel graduated from Marysville High School class of 1947. He bravely served in the U.S....
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Jewel Ray Lindsey

April 19, 1940 - February 16, 2018

Jewel Ray "J.R." Lindsey, 77, of East China, died Friday, February 16, 2018. He was born April 19, 1940 in Alto, Texas to the late Robert and Lilly Lindsey. He married Sandra Tighe on December 4, 1964 at Kinchloe Air Force Base. J.R. retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Master Sergeant and then was employed by the federal government performing aircraft ground equipment maintenance. He will be...
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Grant Duane Cheney

February 19, 1933 - February 15, 2018

Grant Duane Cheney, 84, of Fort Gratiot, died Thursday, February 15, 2018.He was born February 19, 1933 in Port Huron to the late Albert C. and Ina M. Cheney. He married Daisy Jane Cartmell on April 27, 1957 in Grace Episcopal Church.Mr. Cheney worked for Southeastern Michigan Gas Company for over 30 years until his retirement. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a longtime member of Pilgrim...
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William C. Mortimer

September 18, 1931 - February 12, 2018

William Cecil Mortimer, 86, of Fort Gratiot and formerly of Grosse Pointe, died Monday, February 12, 2018. He was born September 18, 1931 in Port Huron to the late Cecil and Leda Mortimer. He married Ingrid Petersen on December 20, 1955 in Grosse Pointe. William served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was employed for 45 years with Miller & Company in Chicago. William enjoyed...
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Charles Frederick Winn

August 12, 1937 - February 10, 2018

Charles Frederick Winn was born August 12, 1937 on the Winn family centennial farm in Columbus Township and left to be with Jesus from the same farm on Saturday, February 10, 2018.Charles farmed his entire life beginning with his grandfather, Fred, continuing with his father, Harold, and ending with his daughter, Karyn and her husband, Rod. He married Dorothy Mae Heinrich on September 6, 1958 in...
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Betty A. Cole

May 27, 1922 - February 3, 2018

Betty A. Cole, 94, of Port Huron, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018.She was born May 27, 1923 in Detroit to the late Bert and Katherine Hilliard. She married Arthur F. Cole on November 6, 1940. They moved to the Port Huron area in 1952 when Art was transferred by Wonder Bread. They moved into their Marysville home in 1954. He preceded her in death on July 5, 2000.Betty was a member of...
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Michael Alan White

December 12, 1954 - February 1, 2018

Michael Alan White, 63, of Marysville, died Thursday, February 1, 2018.He was born December 12, 1954 in Port Huron to Ralph White and the late Bertha White.Mr. White worked at Community Enterprises and attended RESA. He volunteered at the Marysville School Bus garage, was a member of Knights of Columbus Marysville Council #9526 and enjoyed bike riding and four wheeling.He is survived by his...
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Bernice J. Melczarczyk

December 3, 1925 - January 31, 2018

Bernice J. Melczarczyk, 92, of Columbus Township, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018. She was born December 3, 1925 in Detroit to the late Sylvester and Elizabeth Visga. She married Eugene S. Melczarczyk on September 1, 1945 in Marysville. He died April 3, 2015. Mrs. Melczarczyk was a charter member of St. Christopher Catholic Church and was active in the Altar Society and the Knights of Columbus...
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Vern W. Smith

May 1, 1936 - January 30, 2018

Vern W. Smith, 81, of Marysville died Tuesday, January 30, 2018.He was born May 1, 1936 in Marysville to the late John and Vera Smith. He married Helene Stevens on April 4, 1959 in Marysville.Mr. Smith graduated from Marysville High School class of 1955, where he was class president. After high school, he served his country in the U.S. Army for two years. He was then employed with Chrysler...
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Nancy Ida Clark

December 27, 1935 - January 28, 2018

Nancy Ida Clark, 82, of Marysville, died Sunday, January 28, 2018.She was born December 27, 1935 in Detroit to the late Harry and Bernice Havens. She married Merle E. Clark on November 7, 1959 in St. Clair. He died November 21, 1999. Mrs. Clark retired from Diamond Crystal Salt Company. She enjoyed bowling, ceramics and taking care of her beloved dogs, Hanna and Edna.She is survived by two...
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Albert James Wheatley

December 3, 1936 - January 27, 2018

Albert James "Bud" Wheatley, 81, of Port Huron Township, died Saturday, January 27, 2018.He was born December 3, 1936 in Port Huron to the late Wilfred and Mary Wheatley.Bud graduated from Port Huron High School, and was a proud member of the Class of 1956. He served in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany. He owned and operated Bud's Pool in Port Huron Township and The Pool Store in Marysville...
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Charlotte Irene Pelton

July 17, 1927 - January 15, 2018

Charlotte Irene Pelton, 90, of Marysville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 15, 2018 at home surrounded by her family.She was born July 17, 1927 in Alpena to the late Lawson and Ruth Collins. She married Earl Pelton on December 23, 1946 in Port Huron. He preceded her in death on August 4, 2006.Mrs. Pelton was an LPN with Port Huron Hospital and retired from the Maternity Unit,...
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Kathryn Ann Kimmet

April 28, 1938 - January 3, 2018

Kathryn Ann "Katie" Kimmet, 79, of Marysville, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018.She was born April 28, 1938 to Raymond and Blanche Kimmet in Traverse City. She attended St. Francis schools, graduating in 1956. Katie studied at St. Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana, and received her B.S. from Western Michigan University and M.A. from the University of Kentucky.Katie was a teacher, guidance...
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Anthony Michael Berger

June 18, 1972 - January 3, 2018

Anthony M. "Tony" Berger, 45, of Harrison Township, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018.He was born June 18, 1972 in Mt. Clemens to Richard "Joe" and Nancy Berger.Tony was a 1990 graduate of L'Anse Creuse High School. He was employed with Norkan in Warren. He was a member of MEDEFCO. He enjoyed hunting and spending time with his family.He is survived by his parents, Richard "Joe" and Nancy Berger;...
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Francis Paul Christopher

December 15, 1927 - December 31, 2017

Francis Paul "Frank" Christopher, 90, of Marysville, died Sunday, December 31, 2017.He was born December 15, 1927 in Detroit to the late Joseph and Margaret Christopher. He married Mary Patricia Mallan on May 26, 1951 in Assumption Grotto Church in Detroit. She died August 18, 2017.Mr. Christopher was a licensed contractor and taught at Warren Community College and Skill Center, retiring in...
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Carol Lynn Ashley

July 2, 1940 - December 29, 2017

Carol Lynn Ashley, 77, of Marysville, died Friday, December 29, 2017, surrounded by her family.She was born July 2, 1940 in Port Huron, to the late Harold and Sophia Ashley. She married Richard Ashley on August 20, 1960 in Port Huron. He preceded her in death on November 26, 2005.Carol's greatest joy in life was her family. She also loved camping, crocheting, ceramics, going to Florida, being...
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Johnny Brown

May 6, 1957 - December 25, 2017

Johnny Brown, 60, of Puyallup, Washington and St. Clair Township died Monday, December 25, 2017.He was born May 6, 1957 in Tacoma, Washington to the late Paul & Pauline Brown.Mr. Brown worked as a machine repairman at American Axle and The Boeing Company prior to his retirement.He is survived by his wife, Dinah; sons, Johnny, Paul & Peter Brown; two grandchildren; two brothers, Richard & Michael...
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Erma L. Lower

April 18, 1920 - December 25, 2017

Erma Louise Lower, 97, of Port Huron died Monday, December 25, 2017 surrounded by her family.She was born April 18, 1920 in Port Huron to the late Eli & Ada Kivel. She married Dale Arnold Lower on November 6, 1942. He preceded her in death on March 29, 2009.Mrs. Lower was a member of Marysville United Methodist Church.She is survived by two daughters, Gail (Murray) Saunders and Maureen (Robert)...
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Carol Lee Strzalkowski

September 25, 1932 - December 16, 2017

Carol Lee Strzalkowski, 85, of Marysville, died Saturday, December 16, 2017.She was born September 25, 1932 in Port Huron, to the late Frederick and Verna Ravelle.She is survived by her husband, Stanley Strzalkowski; and her daughter, Mary Grant. She was preceded in death by her son, Gregory Grant.Cremation by Marysville Funeral Home.Inurnment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.For complete...
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Helen E. Bergstrom

December 14, 1924 - December 14, 2017

Helen E. Bergstrom, 93, of Marysville, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 14, 2017 following a courageous battle with dementia. She was born December 14, 1924 in St. Clair to the late Leon and Charlotte Briggs, the oldest of eight brothers and sisters. She married Edward Bergstrom on September 27, 1946 in Capac. He died November 30, 1991. Mrs. Bergstrom was a licensed practical nurse...
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Althea Sue Ann Foley

July 5, 1939 - December 7, 2017

Sue Ann Foley, 78, of Port Huron and formerly of Richmond, died Thursday, December 7, 2017. She was born July 5, 1939 in Port Huron to the late Elton and Naomi Hollis. She married Thomas Foley on February 2, 1979 in Memphis. He preceded her in death on May 12, 2013. Sue enjoyed sewing, traveling to Jekyll Island with her husband, Tom and spending time with her family. She is survived by her sons,...
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Leo Joseph Carpa

December 4, 1930 - December 6, 2017

Leo Joseph Carpa, 87, of Port Huron, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017. He was born December 4, 1930 in Port Huron to the late Frank and Ella Carpa. He married Helene M. McIvor on April 20, 1963 in Port Huron. She preceded him in death on April 16, 2014. Leo was a 1948 graduate of St. Stephen High School and served in the U.S. Navy. He was employed with Mueller Brass and retired from General...
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Robert Lee

March 11, 1930 - December 4, 2017

Robert "Bob" Lee, 87, of Marysville, died Monday, December 4, 2017. He was born March 11, 1930 in Sandusky to the late George and Eliza Lee. He married Wanda Loutzenhiser on March 5, 1949 in Port Huron. Bob was employed with Prestolite Wire for 40 years, retiring in 1989. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a longtime member of Moose Lodge #158, B.P.O.E. Lodge #343 and American Legion J. Edward...
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Joyce Marie Warner

November 24, 1933 - November 30, 2017

Joyce Marie Warner, 84, of Marysville, died Thursday, November 30, 2017.She was born November 24, 1933 in Fort Gratiot Township to the late Alton and Harriett Edie. She married Robert Warner on August 2, 1951 in Gratiot Park United Methodist Church, Port Huron. He died April 10, 1990.Mrs. Warner was employed at several local businesses, including Erd Marshall, Carpenter's Meats, and Sears. She...
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Beverly Jean Wieland

August 14, 1935 - November 24, 2017

Beverly J. Wieland, 82, of Marysville, died Friday, November 24, 2017. She was born August 14, 1935 in Evergreen Township, Sanilac County to the late Floyd and Lavena DeLong. She married Alfred E. Wieland on August 14, 1953 in Port Huron. He preceded her in death on October 11, 2016. Beverly was employed with the Marysville School District as a noon and bus supervisor. She enjoyed riding...
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Miriam Esther Sundstrom

March 14, 1930 - November 15, 2017

Miriam Esther Sundstrom, 87, of Marysville, died Wednesday, November 15, 2017. She was born March 14, 1930, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to the late John and Louise Bauman. Mrs. Sundstrom worked first as a high school biology teacher, then later as a special education teacher in various places throughout the state of Michigan before retiring from the Marysville School District. She enjoyed...
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Jack C. Lavis

September 30, 1943 - November 13, 2017

Jack Crake Lavis, 74, of Marysville, died Monday, November 13, 2017.He was born September 30, 1943 in Port Huron to the late Frank "Jack" and Ruth Lavis.Mr. Lavis was a graduate of Ferris State University and worked as a pharmacist. He owned and operated Yesterday's Treasures at the corner of Range and Lapeer for many years. He enjoyed fishing and spending time at his cottage.He is survived by...
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Elbert Dennis Wilson

September 16, 1929 - November 12, 2017

Elbert Dennis Wilson, 88, of Fort Gratiot, died Sunday, November 12, 2017.He was born September 16, 1929 in Blairsville, Georgia to the late Abraham and Mary Wilson. He married Nancy L. Grimson on July 11, 1981 in Port Huron.Elbert served in the U.S. Air Force. He was employed with Ford Tractor Company until his retirement. He was a member of Grace Ministry Center, Smiths Creek Lodge #491 F. & A...
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Ruby Finley

August 2, 1920 - November 12, 2017

Ruby Finley, 97, of Marysville, died Sunday, November 12, 2017. She was born August 2, 1920 in Wayne, West Virginia to the late Charley and Ethel Frasher. Ruby was a hostess for the Tam-O-Shanter Country Club for many years. She is survived by her children, Delores Hill, Jack Finley and Todd (Julianne) Finley; grandchildren, Gary (Pam) Hill, Terri (Mike) Johns, Jaclyn (Lucas) Ball and Joseph...
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Gilbert Stuart Rice

August 24, 1929 - November 9, 2017

Gilbert Stuart "Bert" Rice, 88, of Marysville, died Thursday, November 9, 2017. He was born August 24, 1929 in Detroit to the late Walter and Jean Rice. He married Patricia McGibbon on September 17, 1978 in Bloomfield Hills. She preceded him in death on November 16, 2012. Gilbert served in the U.S. Army. He was employed as a superintendent for Chrysler General Dynamics until his retirement in...
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Michael L. Goodin

December 14, 1985 - November 2, 2017

Michael Lee Goodin, 31, of St. Clair Shores, died Thursday, November 2, 2017. He was born December 14, 1985 in Detroit. He is survived by his son, Michael Lee Goodin Jr.; mother, Laurie Fante; brother, William Goodin; niece, Mya Goodin; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 in the Marysville Funeral Home with visitation...
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Judy Diane Swain

November 5, 1939 - November 2, 2017

Judy Diane Acheson-Swain, 77, of East China, died peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, November 2, 2017.She was born November 5, 1939 in Port Huron to the late Gordon and Marie Cruickshank.Judy was known for her keen wit. She loved traveling around the world and being with friends across the country. She was proud of being a great-great-great aunt and enjoyed spending time with her...
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Veronica Marie Ferris

February 17, 1917 - November 1, 2017

Veronica Marie "Dolly" Ferris, 100, of Marysville, died Wednesday, November 1, 2017.She was born February 17, 1917 in Mankato, Minnesota, to the late John and Fannie Ferris.Dolly was employed with Chrysler and then Prestolite Wire Company and also worked at her brother Tom's store. She was a charter member of St. Christopher Catholic Church and a member of the Rosary Altar Society, the League of...
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Donald W. Brown

February 19, 1926 - October 30, 2017

Donald W. Brown, 91, of Marysville died Monday, October 30, 2017.He was born February 19, 1926 in Detroit to the late Harris and Anna Brown. He married Georgie Thomson June 14, 1947 in Croswell. She preceded him in death, after 68 years of marriage, on December 28, 2015.Mr. Brown was employed with Detroit Edison for 41 years before his retirement. Donald was a proud World War II U. S. Army...
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Lawrence Francis Butler

October 7, 1944 - October 27, 2017

Lawrence Francis "Larry" Butler, 73, of Marysville, died Friday, October 27, 2017.He was born October 7, 1944 in Port Huron to the late Leo and Isabel Butler. He married Caryl Atfield on July 20, 1963 in Port Huron.Mr. Butler was employed with Ford Motor Company prior to his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and watching his grandchildren play sports.He is survived by his wife of 54 years,...
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Mary Katherine Spaulding

March 26, 1968 - October 26, 2017

Mary K. Spaulding, 49, of Marysville, Michigan, died Thursday, October 26, 2017. She was born March 26, 1968 in Greenville, South Carolina to Nancy and the late Paul McCroskey. Mary was a nurse prior to her retirement. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family, especially her grandbabies. She is survived by her mother, Nancy McCroskey; children, Sarah Reagan McCroskey and William...
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Marian Theresa Dunn

November 15, 1922 - October 21, 2017

Marian Theresa Verkest Dunn, 94, of Marysville, died Saturday, October 21, 2017. She was born November 15, 1922 in Detroit to the late John Robert and Sadie (O'Neill) Doucet. The loves of her life were her family and her faith. She married Arthur Joseph "Joe" Verkest on January 23, 1943, and they raised seven children together. Following the example of her mother, she had become involved in...
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Richard Patrick Reardon

June 27, 1933 - October 19, 2017

Richard Patrick "Pat" Reardon, 84, of Port Huron, died Thursday, October 19, 2017.He was born June 27, 1933 in Detroit. He married his first wife, Eileen Siemen on April 29, 1956 in Port Huron.Mr. Reardon joined the Navy on January 1, 1953 and served three years aboard the USS Aucilla. Upon leaving the military, he started working as a pipefitter and was a proud member of Plumbers Local 98,...
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Anthony J. Francisco

December 1, 1926 - October 11, 2017

Anthony John Francisco "Tony", 90, of Kimball Township, died Wednesday, October 11, 2017. He was born December 1, 1926 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the late Frank and Mary Francisco. He married Hazel McVeity in 1950 in East Detroit. Tony served in the U.S. Army during World War II and with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers for over 40 years. He was a handyman who anyone could call on for help. ...
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Richard Bigger

January 23, 1933 - October 10, 2017

Richard Edward Bigger, 84, of Kimball Township, died Tuesday, October 10, 2017. He was born January 23, 1933 in Lexington to the late Milton and Ella Bigger. He married Tryfena J. Darby on March 7, 1953 in Goodells Baptist Church. Richard served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and then served in the National Guard. He retired from Chrysler Corporation after 30 years. He was also...
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Robert James Butts

December 21, 1929 - October 5, 2017

Robert James Butts, 87, of Round Rock, Texas, formerly of Smiths Creek, MI, died Thursday, October 5, 2017.He was born December 21, 1929 in Hamtramck, Michigan to the late John and Helen Butts.Bob proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict, performing aircraft maintenance. He was employed with General Motors until his retirement. He was a warm-hearted man, a wonderful and caring...
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Brian James Kibbe

August 12, 1957 - October 4, 2017

Brian James Kibbe, 60, of Clyde Township, died Wednesday, October 4, 2017.He was born August 12, 1957 in Port Huron to the late Cecil and Venita Kibbe.Mr. Kibbe was employed with Cargill Salt Company for over 35 years. He was a member of the Port Huron High School class of 1975. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and taking care of his yard. He loved spending time with family and friends and...
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Dorothy Caroline O'Neill

June 9, 1921 - September 27, 2017

Dorothy C. O'Neill, 96, of Marysville, died Wednesday, September 27, 2017.She was born June 9, 1921 in St. Clair to the late Charles and Mary Englert. She married Louis V. O'Neill on February 7, 1941 in Port Huron. He preceded her in death on December 10, 1994.Dorothy worked in the laboratory at Port Huron Paper Company until her retirement. She loved bowling, Bingo, boating and spending time...
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Paul Ryan Larabell

August 12, 1974 - September 18, 2017

Paul Ryan Larabell, 43, of Fort Gratiot, died Monday September 18, 2017.He was born August 12, 1974 in St. Clair to Yvonne "Bonnie" and the late Clayton Larabell.Paul loved his family and spending time in the woods in Beards Hills. He enjoyed board and card games, reading and was friends with everyone he ever met.He is survived by a daughter, Ashley Larabell; his mother, Yvonne "Bonnie" Larabell;...
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Ralph Arthur Miller

June 11, 1937 - September 17, 2017

Ralph Arthur Miller, 80, of Columbus Township, died Sunday, September 17, 2017. He was born June 11, 1937 in Detroit to the late Bernard and Mildred Miller. He married the love of his life, Marilyn M. Mazur, on July 29, 1961 in Mt. Clemens. Ralph was employed with General Motors as a metal model maker for 30 years. He was an avid football fan. He enjoyed being outdoors working in his yard and...
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Barbara Ruth Lasky

February 10, 1935 - September 14, 2017

Barbara Ruth Lasky, 82, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Marysville and St. Clair, died Thursday, September 14, 2017. She was born February 10, 1935 in Port Huron to the late Kenneth and Marie James. She married her best friend and confidante, Marvin Lasky on June 9, 1956 in Port Huron. He died November 13, 2013. Barbara graduated from Port Huron High School in 1953. She was employed for 26 years...
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John E. Simpson, Sr.

February 21, 1926 - September 14, 2017

John E. "Jack" Simpson Sr., 91, of Marysville, died Thursday, September 14, 2017 after a short illness. He was born February 21, 1926 in Clio to the late Ernest and Mary Alice Simpson. He married Doris J. Hawtin on September 23, 1944. She preceded him in death on March 22, 2009. In 1944 after graduating from high school, John enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps and served during WWII. After...
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Sherri Ann Jackson

December 22, 1946 - September 10, 2017

Sherri Ann Jackson, 70, of St. Clair Township, died Sunday, September 10, 2017 as the result of an automobile accident.She was born December 22, 1946 in Detroit to the late Helen and Verrill D. McNabb Sr. She married G. Wayne Jackson on April 15, 1967 in Mt. Clemens. He preceded her in death on August 21, 1997.Sherri worked in the office at Bill Lee Oldsmobile and then as a waitress at several...
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Donna J. Albert

October 29, 1937 - September 5, 2017

Donna Jean Albert, 79, of Marysville, died Tuesday, September 5, 2017.She was born October 29, 1937 in Port Huron to the late Edward and Florence Bartley. She married Richard I. Albert Sr. on July 7, 1956 in Port Huron.Mrs. Albert enjoyed playing cards and baking. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and her dog, Isabelle.She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Richard; four...
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Jean Marie McClelland

May 4, 1931 - September 5, 2017

Jean Marie McClelland, 86, of Marysville, died Tuesday, September 5, 2017.She was born May 4, 1931 in Grand Rapids to the late Roy and Fannie Alexander. She married Clinton McClelland on July 2, 1948 in Sandusky. He died April 12, 1983.Mrs. McClelland was very artistic and did calligraphy for schools and the church. She was a very active member of Marysville United Methodist Church. She started...
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James Feeny

November 10, 1936 - September 5, 2017

James Feeny, 80, of Port Huron Township, died Tuesday, September 5, 2017.He was born November 10, 1936 in Detroit, MI to the late William and Christina Feeny.Mr. Feeny worked as an electrician with Local 58 and received his 50 year pin. He enjoyed all the Detroit and Michigan sport teams, rodeos, and growing tomatoes. James also enjoyed collecting Budweiser steins, cowboy boots and hats. Most of...
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Theodore John May

May 24, 1935 - September 1, 2017

Theodore John May, 82, of Marysville, died Friday, September 1, 2017. He was born May 24, 1935 in Port Huron to the late Henry and Clara May. He married Carol E. Steinhaus on January 29, 1955 in Port Huron. Theodore was a master electrician with IBEW Local 58 until his retirement. He enjoyed playing golf and loved deer hunting, fishing and snowmobiling. He is survived by his wife of 62 years,...
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Viola Margurite Odle

February 15, 1927 - August 22, 2017

Viola Margurite Odle, 90, of Burtchville, died peacefully Tuesday, August 22, 2017 with her family by her side.She was born February 15, 1927 in Port Huron to the late Fred and Margurite Putze. She married Robert Odle on May 9, 1945 in Avoca. He died December 21, 2009.Mrs. Odle was a lunch lady at Central Middle School for ten years. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed roller skating. She and...
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John Michael Zimmer

December 13, 1953 - August 20, 2017

John Michael "Jack" Zimmer, 63, of St. Clair Township, died Sunday, August 20, 2017. He was born December 13, 1953 in Port Huron to the late Leo and Virginia Zimmer. He married Janice "Jan" Blake on February 19, 1984. Jack graduated from Port Huron High School in 1972. He served in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany during the Vietnam Era. He owned and operated Murray-Zimmer Inc. a heating and...
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Dolores Helzer

May 2, 1928 - August 19, 2017

Dolores Helzer, 89, of Marysville, died Saturday, August 19, 2017. She was born May 2, 1928 in Detroit to the late Paul and Lillian Sears. She married Robert Lee Helzer, Sr. on October 9, 1948 in Algonac. He preceded her in death on October 19, 2010. Dolores was employed with the Marysville School District until her retirement. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, crocheting, fishing and playing cards...
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Mary Patricia Christopher

August 15, 1932 - August 18, 2017

Mary Patricia "Pat" Christopher, 85, of Marysville, died Friday, August 18, 2017.She was born August 15, 1932 in Detroit to the late Lester and Agnes Mallan. She married Francis P. "Frank" Christopher on May 26, 1951 in the Assumption Grotto Church in Detroit.Mary was a graduate of Dominican High School. She was a secretary for the East Detroit Public Schools until her retirement in 1992. She was...
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Ruth Ann Bier

June 25, 1927 - August 11, 2017

Ruth Ann Bier, 90, of St. Clair Township, died Friday, August 11, 2017 at the Blue Water Hospice Home.She was born June 25, 1927 in Ironwood, Michigan to the late William and Mary Pollari. She married William Bier on June 10, 1948 in Ironwood. They were married 66 years before his death on November 26, 2014.Mrs. Bier was a "Rosie the Riveter," working at the Curtiss-Wright Aircraft facility...
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Sandra M. Maniaci

February 11, 1921 - August 10, 2017

Sandra M. Maniaci, 96, of Fort Gratiot Township, died Thursday, August 10, 2017.She was born February 11, 1921 in Detroit to the late Augustino and Grazia Maniaci.She is survived many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.Sandra will lie in state from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 14, 2017 in St. Edward on-the-Lake Catholic Church. The...
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Marguerite Ann Kerr

September 22, 1947 - August 6, 2017

Marguerite Ann "Peggy" Kerr, 69, of Marine City, died Sunday, August 6, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis.She was born September 22, 1947 in Algonac to the late Lawrence and Nora Brady. She married William "Bill" Kerr on February 17, 1996 in Port Huron.Mrs. Kerr attended First Presbyterian Church. She loved her many pets, gardening and crafts. She and her husband...
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Melissa KayLaine Wiseman

August 8, 1980 - August 4, 2017

Melissa KayLaine Wiseman, 36, of Richmond, died Friday, August 4, 2017. She was born August 8, 1980 in Port Huron to Kim and Terry Munce. She married Daniel Wiseman on May 7, 2016 in Port Huron. Melissa graduated from Port Huron High School and received her master's degree in social work from Oakland University. She was a substance abuse therapist with Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center and was...
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Helene Biller

February 20, 1931 - August 2, 2017

Helene Biller, 86, of Marysville, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at St. John's Hospital, Detroit.She was born February 20, 1931 in Echterdingen, Germany to the late Fritz and Rosa Schwarz. She married Hans K. Biller on May 12, 1956 in New Jersey. He died May 19, 2010.Mrs. Biller was employed in the jewelry business for many years. She was a long time member of First Presbyterian Church. She...
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Lawrence Keith Stevens

November 24, 1934 - July 25, 2017

Lawrence K. "Larry" Stevens, 82, of Marysville died Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at home surrounded by family.He was born November 24, 1934 in Port Huron to the late Lawrence and Evelyn Stevens. He married Jean Parniske on July 14, 1962 in Marysville. She passed away on October 26, 1996.Mr. Stevens worked as a heavy equipment operator for 30 years with DTE Energy. He served in the U.S. Army, enjoyed...
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Darwin Lewis Kelch, Jr.

February 22, 1968 - July 15, 2017

Darwin Lewis Kelch Jr., 49, of Lambertville and formerly of Port Huron, died unexpectedly Saturday, July 15, 2017 of natural causes.He was born February 22, 1968 in Port Huron to the late Darwin and Sharon Kelch. He married Laura A. Bixler on October 20, 1990 in Marysville. She died April 22, 1994. He married Michelle "Shelli" Bowen on December 2, 2000 in St. Clair and they were married for 16...
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Eugene R. Mozal

October 20, 1928 - July 15, 2017

Eugene Robert Mozal, 88, of Marysville, died Saturday, July 15, 2017.He was born October 20, 1928 in Detroit to the late Anthony and Antonina Mozal. He married Rita Eleanor Majchrzak on September 10, 1949 in Detroit. She preceded him in death on May 11, 2010.During his law enforcement career spanning 48 years, he served as a Detroit Police Officer, a St. Clair County Sheriff's Deputy and a U.S....
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Roger Joseph Martin

August 9, 1930 - July 15, 2017

Roger J. Martin, 86, of Marysville, died Saturday, July 15, 2017, at home surrounded by his family.He was born August 9, 1930 in Detroit to the late Rinaldo and Anna Martin. He married Elma Bertolin on July 11, 1953 in Detroit. He and Elma enjoyed 64 years of marriage.Mr. Martin earned his Associates degree from Lawrence Technological University and served in the United States Army during...
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Edith Ann Raines

September 9, 1932 - July 5, 2017

Edith Ann Raines, 84, of Marysville, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017. She was born September 9, 1932 in Fort Gratiot to the late Melvin and Harriet Caughill. She married Harold Raines on August 18, 1956. He died August 6, 2011. Mrs. Raines graduated from Port Huron High School in 1950 and worked for J.B. Sperry & Company, the Port Huron Area School District and in support of local senior citizens....
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Kenneth Lee Gardner

January 17, 1934 - June 28, 2017

Kenneth Lee Gardner, 83, of St. Clair Township, died Wednesday, June 28, 2017.He was born January 17, 1934 in Jeddo to the late Loral and Irene Gardner. He married Lois Ruth Haas on July 25, 1953 in First United Methodist Church.Ken worked for Mueller Brass for over 43 years. He served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force Reserves and enjoyed spending time outdoors.He is survived by his wife of...
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Sharon Lynn Ingram

February 9, 1945 - June 25, 2017

Sharon Lynn Ingram, 72, of Marysville, died Sunday, June 25, 2017. She was born February 9, 1945 in Lynn, New Hampshire to the late Clesson and Ruth McDonald. She married David Ingram on September 27, 1963 in Muskegon. Sharon owned and operated DSR&L Inc. for many years. She enjoyed traveling, playing computer games and working on puzzles. She also loved all types of animals. She is survived...
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John Thomas Mainguy

April 22, 1952 - June 23, 2017

John Thomas Mainguy, 65, of Kimball Township, died Friday, June 23, 2017.He was born April 22, 1952, in Port Huron, to Thomas J. and Shirley J. Mainguy. He married Ruth A. Armstead on June 8, 1985 in St. John's Lutheran Church, Port Hope.John was a 1970 graduate Port Huron Catholic High School and had attended St. Clair County Community College. He was employed at the Grand Trunk Western Railroad...
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Norma Ruth Godwin

June 27, 1930 - June 15, 2017

Norma Ruth Godwin, 86, of Marysville, died Thursday, June 15, 2017.She was born June 27, 1930 in Zeeland, Michigan, to the late Earl C. and Thelma VerHage. She married Maurice C. Godwin on June 25, 1966 in St. Clair. They shared a love of music, the outdoors, travel, reading and just being together. He died September 4, 2010.A graduate of Michigan State University and the University of Michigan,...
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Stephen Martiny

August 4, 1935 - June 12, 2017

Stephen Martiny, 81, of Marysville, went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 12, 2017. He was born August 4, 1935 in Grand Rapids to the late Walter and Marion Martiny. He married Nancy Stuart on May 6, 1958 in Madison Heights. Mr. Martiny graduated from Maryville High School in 1955 and was employed with Eaton Vickers until his retirement in 1987. Besides the love Stephen had for his wife and...
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Payton Aydin Andrew Byers

August 29, 2000 - June 9, 2017

Payton Aydin Andrew Byers, 16, of Marysville, left this life too soon, Friday, June 9, 2017. He was born August 29, 2000 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Payton attended Marysville High School where he loved being a part of the Quiz Bowl and Marysville Robotic's Teams and participating in Science Olympiad. He also loved music, reading and playing Dungeons and Dragons. He was employed with KFC in...
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Frank Arthur Schoenrock

August 19, 1934 - June 4, 2017

Arthur Frank "Ike" Schoenrock, 82, of Marysville, died Sunday, June 4, 2017.He was born August 19, 1934 in Marysville to the late Arthur and Helen Schoenrock. He married Margaret "Peggy" Livingston on November 27, 1953 in Marysville.Arthur was employed with Chrysler Corporation prior to his retirement. He loved anything to do with cars and especially enjoyed working on his 1962 Corvette...
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Valerie Carolyn Johnston

March 4, 1928 - June 4, 2017

Valerie Carolyn Johnston, 89, of Marysville, died Sunday, June 4, 2017 at home surrounded by her family.She was born March 4, 1928 in Port Huron to the late Harvey and Hattie Pringle and was a lifelong area resident.Mrs. Johnston was employed with American Tape Company prior to her retirement. She was a Life Member of the Marysville American Legion Post 449 Auxiliary.She is survived by two...
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Susan Ruth Barbe

February 25, 1953 - June 1, 2017

Susan Ruth Barbe, 64, of Marysville, died unexpectedly Thursday, June 1, 2017. She was born February 25, 1953 in Port Huron to the late Arthur and Avis Stephens. She married Dennis Barbe on October 12, 1974 in Port Huron. Susan was a graduate of Port Huron Northern High School (Class of 71), St. Clair County Community College and Eastern Michigan University. She was a Past President and...
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Virginia Ann Cooper

September 12, 1933 - May 31, 2017

Virginia Ann Cooper, 83, of Marysville, died Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in her home. She was born September 12, 1933 in McMillan Township to the late Carl and Leona Verch. Virginia was employed by United Technologies Corporation until her retirement. She is survived by her children, Dan Cooper, Jesse (Stephanie) Cooper, Diane (Victor) Dombrowski and Denise Cooper; daughter-in-law, Helen Cooper;...
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Aristotle Jose Haller

January 25, 1988 - May 29, 2017

Aristotle Jose "Stotle" Haller, 29, of Port Huron, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 29, 2017 as the result of a motorcycle accident. He was born January 25, 1988 in Kinshasa, Republic of Congo, Africa. He married Angela Seppo on August 9, 2008 in Marysville. Stotle will be remembered as a hardworking family man, loving husband, devoted father, caring son and brother, who was selfless...
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Thomas G. Goold

February 9, 1941 - May 27, 2017

Thomas Gordon Goold, 76, of Port Huron Township, died Saturday, May 27, 2017. He was born February 9, 1941 in Detroit to the late Walter and Jessie Goold. He married Lenaya Forsell on August 18, 1967 in Shelby Township. Thomas was employed with Chrysler Automotive until his retirement. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards and going to the horse track. Most importantly, he loved spending...
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Catherine L. MacCallum

February 19, 1924 - May 25, 2017

Catherine L. MacCallum, 93, of Marysville, died Thursday, May 25, 2017.She was born February 19, 1924 in Port Huron to the late Albert and Marion Herr. She married Edward L. MacCallum on May 6, 1944 in Marysville. He died December 9, 1972.Catherine was very active at St. Christopher Catholic Church, working on the annual Harvest Dinners with the St. Christopher Rosary Alter Society and also...
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Phillip Neal Oppertshauser

March 13, 1932 - May 14, 2017

Phillip Neal "Skip" Oppertshauser, 85, of Port Huron lost his long battle with cancer and died peacefully at home on Sunday, May 14, 2017. He was born March 13, 1932 in St. Clair to the late Vernon J. and Phyllis Oppertshauser. He married Lois E. Strobbe on July 23, 1955. Phillip served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was employed by John A. Biewer Sporting Goods for over 40...
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Robert Walter Gresell

July 18, 1940 - May 2, 2017

Robert Walter Gresell, 76, of Marysville, died Tuesday, May 2, 2017.He was born July 18, 1940 in Detroit to the late Walter and Sophie Gresell.Mr. Gresell was a teacher in St. Peters Catholic School in Harper Woods and the Marysville School District for 37 years. He was a lifetime member of the NEA and MEA. He served as past Lt. Commander of the Port Huron Power Squadron, past member of the...
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Marsha Ann Zeller

March 12, 1956 - April 26, 2017

Marsha Ann Zeller, 61, of Marysville, died Wednesday, April 26, 2017. She was born March 12, 1956 in Port Huron to Donald and Percy Werner. Marsha was employed as a security officer at a farmer's market for many years. She is survived by her sons, Cory (Jordan) Zeller and Nathan (Alicia) Zeller; grandchildren, Kamren and Alexa Zeller; mother, Percy D. Werner; sisters, Sherry (Charles)...
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Betty Jean Campbell

February 5, 1935 - April 20, 2017

Betty Jean Campbell, 82, of St. Clair, died Thursday, April 20, 2017.She was born February 5, 1935 in Port Huron, to the late Howard M. and Helen Marie Bond. She married William Campbell on November 2, 1957 in Port Huron. He preceded her in death on August 23, 2014.Betty enjoyed bowling, playing cards and spending time with her granddaughters.She is survived by her children, Vicki (James) Smack,...
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Barbara Ann Sampier

September 3, 1939 - April 17, 2017

Barbara Ann Sampier, 77, of Algonac, died Monday, April 17, 2017.She was born September 3, 1939 in Port Huron to the late Gordon F. and Beatrice M. Haydett. She was married to Robert "Bob" Sampier for 40 years before his death.Barbara and her husband owned Boat Moving Engineers/Marine Trucking. She was a lifetime member of the Fred Quant VFW Post 3901 Auxiliary, enjoyed her prayer group, playing...
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Margaret Mary Godley

May 14, 1937 - April 17, 2017

Margaret Mary Godley, 79, of Marysville, died Monday, April 17, 2017.She was born May 14, 1937 in Detroit to the late Kenneth and Margaret Moran. She married Gary Godley on October 27, 1962 in Warren.Mrs. Godley worked in food service for Utica Community Schools. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, taking care of her home, and listening to classical piano. She loved doing things for others, spending...
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Leroy R. Dimick

March 13, 1934 - April 13, 2017

Leroy Russell Dimick, 83, of Marysville, died Thursday, April 13, 2017.He was born March 13, 1934 in Port Huron to the late Guy and Elizabeth Dimick and was a lifelong area resident. He married Gloria Elnor Larson on September 11, 1954 in Forestville, Wisconsin. She died May 9, 2005.Mr. Dimick was a tool and die maker and worked at several local companies, retiring from Global Tooling Systems in...
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Vivian Newquist Yon

March 11, 1925 - April 4, 2017

Vivian Newquist Yon, 92, of Marysville died on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.She was born March 11, 1925 in Menominee, MI to the late Gustav & Hillevi Newquist. She married Frank Brandt Yon on June 21, 1948 in Menominee. He preceded her in death on August 11, 2001.Mrs. Yon attended Roosevelt University in Chicago in her early twenties, working at Carson Pirie & Scott department store downtown. She was a...
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Marjorie Ann Akerly

August 23, 1936 - April 2, 2017

Marjorie Ann Akerly, 80, of Marysville, died Sunday, April 2, 2017. She was born August 23, 1936 in Mt. Clemens to the late Joseph & Dorothy L. Kay. She married Walter W. Akerly Jr. on November 24, 1984 in Richmond. He died December 27, 1998. Marjorie was employed as an administrator at Marwood Nursing and Rehab and Autumnwood of McBain prior to her retirement. She loved the outdoors, especially...
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William Paul Thompson

May 1, 1926 - April 1, 2017

William P. "Bill" Thompson, 90, of Smiths Creek, died Saturday, April 1, 2017.He was born May 1, 1926 to the late Clarence L. and Barbara Thompson. He married Yvonne Davidson on February 24, 1951 in Lansing. She died June 2, 2012.Mr. Thompson retired in 2010 after 35 years as the deputy supervisor and director of the D.D.A. of Port Huron Township. He was a member of Marysville United Methodist...
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Robert Russell Cowan, Jr.

January 12, 1925 - April 1, 2017

Robert Russell Cowan Jr., 92, of Marysville, died Saturday, April 1, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born January 12, 1925 in Deckerville to the late Robert R. Sr. and Mary Ann Cowan. He married Faye E. Wehner on December 10, 1949 in St. John's United Church of Christ, Port Huron. Mr. Cowan served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Following his service, he was employed with Ford Motor...
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Herman H. Radatz, Jr.

July 3, 1947 - March 31, 2017

Herman H. "Sam" Radatz Jr., 69, of Kenosha, Wisconsin, formerly of Port Huron, passed away on Friday evening, March 31, 2017 at the V.A. Hospital in North Chicago, Illinois after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Several family members and life-long military veterans were at his side. A "no solder dies alone" ceremony was performed by fellow veterans at the hospital. Sam was born in Port...
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Helen Yvonne Smith

March 26, 1926 - March 25, 2017

H. Yvonne Smith, 90, of St. Clair, died Saturday, March 25, 2017. She was born March 26, 1926, in Ionia, Michigan to the late Leo James and Sarah Luella Smith. Yvonne earned her teaching degree from Central Michigan University and her occupational therapy degree from Western Michigan University. She worked four years as a physical education teacher and spent the rest of her life working with...
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Jeanette Ann Hendrick

November 26, 1924 - March 22, 2017

Jeanette Ann Hendrick, 92, of Marysville, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.She was born November 26, 1924 in Newago County to the late Alfred and Alice Anderson. She married William Hendrick on April 27, 1946 in Holton, Michigan. He died in November of 1976.Mrs. Hendrick was an original "salt block mom" and devoted her life to taking care of her family.She is survived by five children...
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Arthur James McDonald

January 16, 1941 - March 16, 2017

Arthur James "Jim" McDonald, 76, of Marysville, died Thursday, March 16, 2017.He was born January 16, 1941 in Chatham, Ontario, Canada to the late Arthur G. "Bud" and Elizabeth McDonald. He married Sally E. Sauter on July 14, 1979 in Portland, Oregon.Jim was a proud graduate of GMI and worked as a design engineer for General Motors for over 39 years until his retirement in 1999. His professional...
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James Leonard Conrad

November 8, 1936 - March 14, 2017

James Leonard Conrad, 81, of Marysville, went home to be with the Lord on March 14, 2017.He was born November 8, 1936 in Detroit. He married Georgia Elaine Church on October 27, 1956 in Armada.In the last 12 years, Jim had a stroke, open heart surgery, and cancer of the lungs. Through it all he was brave, courageous, and an overcomer. Jim had a Bible verse he knew well taught to him by a dear...
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