Died: Friday, August 15, 2014
PATTERSON (Larkins), Teresa A. “Tere”; of Romeo formerly of Clarkston; suddenly August 15, 2014; age 48; wife of Dave; mother of Nathan; daughter of Robert and Sharon Larkins; sister of Bob Larkins; daughter in law of Audrey (late Wally) Patterson; survived by many extended family and friends. Tere was employed at Highland Schools as an “I.T. Goddess”. Visitation Thursday, August 21 from 3:00 – 9:00 pm at the Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home, Clarkston with a scripture/personal sharing service. Funeral Mass Friday, August 22 at 11:00 am at St. Daniel Catholic Church, Clarkston. In lieu of flowers any donations will be used for future education. online guestbook at www.wintfuneralhome.com.
Died: Friday, August 15, 2014
DOOLITTLE, Marjorie S. “Marge”; of Waterford; August 15, 2014; age 75; preceded in death by her husband Bruce; mother of Bob (Cathy), Mike (Lisa) and Janet (Bob Thomas) Revol; grandmother of 11, great grandmother of 6. Memorial service Saturday, August 30th at 11:00 a.m. at Marge’s residence with reception to follow; arrangements entrusted to the Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home, Clarkston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com
Died: Thursday, August 14, 2014
Richard J. "Dick" MOLTER of Brooksville, Florida formerly of Clarkston; died August 14, 2014 at his residence in Florida at 84 years of age. Beloved husband of Gloria for 62 wonderful years. Loving father of Debbie (Dan) Bachman, Richard Molter, Karen (Dan) Frushour, Darlene (Bob) Kratt and Danny (Yvette) Molter. Grandfather of 22 and Great Grandfather of 10.
Visitation : Tuesday 2:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at COATS VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME-ORTONVILLE.
Funeral Service : Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 11:00 a.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church, 825 S. Ortonville Road, Ortonville. Interment at Great Lakes National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Died: Thursday, August 14, 2014
Christopher Whitehouse passed away on August 14, 2014. He was 25.
He is survived by his mom Tracie Mullan; dad Kevin Whitehouse; sisters Amanda Maki; Christal Maki; LaChrisha Whitehouse; Khrystina Whitehouse; Melanie Whitehouse and Karen Whitehouse; brothers Kevin Whitehouse and Steven Reitano.
Christopher is also survived by his grandmothers Wenoka Carlisle and Jean Whitehouse and grandfather
Junior Rose. He is preceded in death by his father Roger Rose; brother Johnathan Whitehouse and grandmother Mary Rose.
A memorial service was held Aug. 25 at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors in Oxford.
To leave an online condolence please visit LynchFamilyFuneralDirectors.com
Died: Sunday, August 10, 2014
Merolynn Burnham-Hathaway, of Oxford, peacefully went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, in the presence of family and friends on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. She was 88.
Born of August 18, 1925, Merolynn received her nursing degree at Kalamazoo College and was a member of the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II.
A member of First Baptist Church of Lake Orion for 78 years, she enjoyed reading, especially history, and loved visiting with family.
Merolynn is survived by her husband Perry Hathaway and children Carol (Tom) Warmoth, Douglas Burnham, Nancy (Jim) Breznau, daughter-in-law Janet Burnham, sister, Priscilla Black and dearly loved grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents Edith and Gerald Curtiss, her husband Gordon Carter Burnham, her son Stephen (Gordy) Burnham and sister Virginia O’Donald.
A memorial service was held at First Baptist Church of Lake Orion on Aug. 15
A special thank you to the caregivers at Pineview Assisted Living for the kindness, love and care given during Merolynn’s last months.
Died: Saturday, August 09, 2014
Alice May Graves of Holly was born in Detroit on March 28, 1937 the daughter of Herman and Margaret (Perkins) Koch. She was the wife of the late Francis Eugene Graves who preceded her in death in 2005. She is survived by Dale, David, Dean, Diane, Don, Debbie, Diana, and Linda Graves; two sisters, June Cox and Mary Sandstedt; 12 grandchildren; and13 great-grandchildren. She will be missed by her family and her many friends. A memorial luncheon will be held at the Edna Burton Senior Center, 345 Ball St., Ortonville, MI at a later date.
Died: Thursday, August 07, 2014
Michael, known as Mickey, was born on Sept. 14, 1939 to Geneva and Robert Sinks in Detroit. He graduated from Cooley High School in 1957 where he lettered in baseball, football and basketball. Mickey went on to attend and play baseball at Michigan State University. He graduated from MSU in 1961 and was drafted by the Boston Red Sox and played with the organization for five years.
Mickey began his teaching and coaching career at the Oak Park School District in 1966. He taught physical education and math while coaching baseball, football and basketball. In 1974, he was hired by the Brandon School District, where he continued coaching, teaching and also worked as athletic director for a few years before retiring in 1998.
Mickey and his wife Brooke moved to Oscoda, Mich. in 2000. He never stopped coaching or mentoring during retirement as he took many opportunities in the surrounding area to help local coaches, teams and athletes. He also spent his time woodworking, taking care of his lawn, feeding the deer, and doing jigsaw and sudoku puzzles.
Mickey was preceded in death by his first wife, Sheila Hooker and is survived by his second wife, Brooke; son, Steven (June); daughter, Suzanne (Craig Taylor); stepsons, Tom Stokes (Kim) and Matt Stokes (Chris); and nine grandchildren, Ryan, Levi, Sheila, Jessica, Rebecca, Thomas, Anna, Tori and Matthew.
Donations in memory of Mickey can be made payable to the Brandon High School or Goodrich High School athletic departments and mailed in care of Suzanne Taylor, 10352 Hegel Road, Goodrich, MI 48438.
Died: Thursday, August 07, 2014
Carl R. “Butch” Glygoroff, Jr. of Hadley Twp., formerly of Lake Orion, died suddenly due to an auto accident.
Carl “Butch” Jr. is the beloved son of Carl “Butch” Glygoroff of Hadley and Mary Lynn Glygoroff of Ortonville; life partner of A.J. Breeding; dear brother of Leanne (Dewayne Chavis) Glygoroff and Kevin (the late Linda) Glygoroff; uncle of Jamie, Christina and Gracie; papa to Jocelyn; nephew and cousin to many.
Butch was known as a “Hooptologist” and was a talented classic car restorer and mechanic. Fixing, customizing or building cars kept him busy, along with matching people to the right cars—internationally. He re-built and hand-tooled parts for his dad’s 1938 Chevy Master Deluxe. The 4-wheeled love of his life was a 1959 Chevy Brookwood which he modified by adding a 1959 Pontiac front clip. This was quite a conversation starter.
Special interests included hunting deer, cooking/grilling, frequent family get-togethers, living in the country and enjoying the family pets. Showing his car at Autorama, Creekfest and various cruise nights are a few of his annual activities for the last few years. He loved being an active member of the Rod Rockers SC, as well as Nightmares Car Club, The Damned Wheel Club and was active in preparation for the ‘Back to the Bricks’ car cruise events. Visitation and graveside services were held recently. A celebration of his life was held Aug 17 at the family home in Hadley and was a time to share stories with one another, while re-connecting with friends and neighbors from years ago.
Those who knew him are familiar with the following sayings often used by Butch: “It is what it is.” “Gettin’ ready to get ready.” “It’s done.” Earlier this year, he had a dream of blending clubs together and having an event called “Butch’s Nightmare Before Halloween.” Due to his recent passing, Rod Rockers moved it up to Aug 23 and held it as a tribute to him, with help and support from the other clubs, friends, associates and family. It was a huge event with old cars, motorcycles, live bands, food, silent auctions, raffles, and loving people. Butch had a knack for making friends and touched many lives during his lifetime. He will be missed by many!
Messages may be posted on his Facebook page or the online guestbook at wintfuneralhome.com.
Died: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Rosalea J. Francis, of Oxford, passed away August 6, 2014 in the comfort of her home after a prolonged battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. She was 83.
Beloved wife of Milton Francis for 60 years; loving mother of Kirk (Sheila), Sheri (Tim), Brian (Nora); loving grandmother of Cayla, Jasper, David & Elizabeth; dear sister of Merritt and Nancy; also survived by several uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews.
Rosalea was a graduate of MSU. She designed and taught at the Home Ec Dept. at Lake Orion H.S. She worked as a Buyer and Sales Manager at Acheson Jewelry in Oxford and also held a real estate license. She had a passion for golf, playing cards, travel, sewing, gardening and the casinos.
A funeral service was held on Saturday, Aug. 9 at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, Oxford, MI.
Memorial donations to McLaren Hospice are greatly appreciated.
Died: Monday, August 04, 2014
HOCKIN, Paul A.; “Pauly”; of Waterford; unexpectedly in his sleep August 4, 2014; age 40; beloved son of Diane; life partner of Jammie Bell; also survived by many family members and friends. Pauly will be remembered for his fearless attitude and love of life. He graduated from Waterford Kettering, class of 1992 ,was an avid fisherman and enjoyed extreme sports. Funeral service Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Thursday 3:00 p.m.-9:00p.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, any donations will be used toward final expenses.
Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com