Obituaries

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Donald E. Roach

Donald E. Roach

May 2nd, 1930 to July 19th, 2018
Donald Eugene Roach, 88, of Port Huron, died Thursday, July 19, 2018. He was born May 2, 1930 in Fawn River Township, Michigan to the late Elmer and Josephine Roach, He married Grace Elizabeth Hall on July 9, 1949. She preceded him in death on MayRead More
Joseph A Pietrowski

Joseph A Pietrowski

January 23rd, 1931 to July 12th, 2018
Joseph A. Pietrowski, 87, of Port Huron, died Thursday, July 12, 2018. He was born January 23, 1931 in Holyoke, Massachusetts to the late Hipolit and Anna Pietrowski. He married Kathleen A. Gibbons-Fox on April 24, 1976 in Port Huron. Joseph servedRead More
Dora Lazurka

Dora Lazurka

January 29th, 1923 to July 12th, 2018
Dora Lazurka, 95, of Port Huron, died Thursday, July 12, 2018. She was born January 29, 1923 in Port Huron to the late John and Penna Dragneff. She married William L. Lazurka on October 25, 1958 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Port Huron. He precededRead More
Leonard L Brookins, Jr.

Leonard L Brookins, Jr.

March 3rd, 1961 to July 7th, 2018
Leonard Lee Brookins Jr., 57, of Port Huron, died Saturday, July 7, 2018 as the result of a motorcycle accident. He was born March 3, 1961 in Port Huron to Carol and the late Leonard Brookins. He married Denise M. Coats on October 28, 2006 in St.Read More
Larry Scheffler

Larry Scheffler

August 11th, 1948 to July 7th, 2018
Larry Robert Scheffler ended his journey with cancer on Saturday, July 7, 2018 when he went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born on August 11, 1948, one of three children to the late Robert and RobertaRead More
Lois F McPhail

Lois F McPhail

June 30th, 1930 to February 21st, 2018
Lois Frances (Hall) McPhail, 87, of Fort Gratiot, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, was a delight to be with and her last day to make people smile was Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Lois was born June 30, 1930 in Detroit to the lateRead More
Cecilia "Ceci" Kearns

Cecilia "Ceci" Kearns

September 11th, 1948 to July 6th, 2018
Cecilia “Ceci” Kearns, 69, of Port Huron, died Friday, July 6, 2018 following a heroic eighteen year battle with cancer. She was born September 11, 1948 in Port Huron, to Robert and Sara Kramp. She married Dennis M. “Denny” Kearns on JanuaryRead More
Anna T. Kelly

Anna T. Kelly

February 7th, 1934 to July 4th, 2018
Anna Theresa Kelly, 84, of Fort Gratiot, died Wednesday, July 4, 2018. She was born February 7, 1934 in Dublin, Ontario Canada to the late Joseph and Ellen Feeney. She married John D. “Jack” Kelly on October 17, 1964 in St. Joseph CatholicRead More
Shirley G. "Genie" Raymo

Shirley G. "Genie" Raymo

January 3rd, 1936 to June 25th, 2018
Shirley G. "Genie" Raymo, 82, of Port Huron, died Monday, June 25, 2018. She was born January 3, 1936 in Parisville, Michigan to the late Paul and Frances Leppek. Shirley was a grandma at the Port Huron Area School District, where she helped withRead More
Jean E. Olney

Jean E. Olney

June 6th, 1935 to June 22nd, 2018
Jean Edith Olney, 82, of Fort Gratiot, died Friday, June 22, 2018. She was born September 6, 1935 in Sarnia, Ontario to the late John and Alice Kelly. She married Walter J. Olney on November 27, 1956 in Angola, Indiana. Jean retired after 27 years ofRead More
James A Nevison

James A Nevison

August 1st, 1940 to June 10th, 2018
James Anthony Nevison, 77, of Fort Gratiot, passed away June 10, 2018 in his home. He was born August 1, 1940 in Detroit Michigan to Frank and Rose (Aiello) Nevison. He attended Shrine of the Little Flower High School in Royal Oak, Michigan and thenRead More
Jo Anne Yarbrough

Jo Anne Yarbrough

November 27th, 1934 to June 7th, 2018
Jo Anne Yarbrough, 83, of Port Huron, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 surrounded by family and friends at Lakeshore AFC in Lexington, Michigan, after a long and courageous battle with kidney disease. Jo was born November 27, 1934 to the lateRead More
Robert J Lewandowski

Robert J Lewandowski

April 18th, 1971 to June 6th, 2018
Robert John “Bob” Lewandowski, 47, of Port Huron died Wednesday, June 6, 2018 as the result of a boating accident. He was born April 18, 1971 in Detroit to Karen Lewandowski and the late Thaddeus Lewandowski. He married the love of his life,Read More
Mary E McGill

Mary E McGill

October 4th, 1921 to March 18th, 2018
Mary Elizabeth McGill, affectionately known as “Liz”, of Port Huron, died March 18, 2018, at the age of 96. Liz was born October 4, 1921 in Port Huron, the youngest child of the late Roy and Edna McGill. Her father Roy was the proprietor ofRead More
Donna J Carey

Donna J Carey

October 22nd, 1925 to May 29th, 2018
Donna Joan Carey, 92, of Port Huron, died Tuesday, May 29, 2018. She was born October 22, 1925 in Port Huron to the late Walter D. and Virginia B. Beckley Sr. Mrs. Carey retired from River District Hospital in January 1988, where she worked in theRead More
William C. Cluney

William C. Cluney

January 16th, 1939 to May 27th, 2018
William Clayton Cluney, 79, of Fort Gratiot, died Sunday, May 27, 2018. He was born January 16, 1939 in Havana, Illinois to the late Floyd Eugene and Flossie May Cluney. He married Carolyn A. Bleau on October 8, 1960 in St. Joseph Rectory. WilliamRead More
Geraldine B Smith

Geraldine B Smith

February 15th, 1937 to May 24th, 2018
Geraldine Beverly Smith, 81, of Smiths Creek, died Thursday, May 24, 2018. She was born February 15, 1937 in Saginaw to the late Glen Shappee and Pauline Sumner. She married Donald Smith on December 30, 1967 in St. Stephen Catholic Church. TheyRead More
L Diane  Breidenich

L Diane Breidenich

December 19th, 1934 to May 19th, 2018
L. Diane “Bubs” Breidenich, 83, of Port Huron, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018. She was born December 19, 1934 in Detroit to the late Oliver Steward and Jeanne Doherty. She married Carl J. Breidenich on May 5, 1956 at Most Holy RedeemerRead More
Jerry H Grant

Jerry H Grant

April 29th, 1932 to May 16th, 2018
Jerry H. Grant Jr., 86, of Fort Gratiot, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018. He was born April 29, 1932 in Marquette to the late Jerry H. and Rose Mary Grant Sr. He married Eleanor J. Clyne on December 27, 1952 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Port Huron.Read More
Carlo J Viviano

Carlo J Viviano

February 19th, 1949 to May 14th, 2018
Carlo Joseph Viviano, 69, of Marysville died Monday, May 14, 2018. He was born February 19, 1949 in Detroit to the late Carlo C. and Edna Viviano. He married Mary A. Talarico on June 16, 1992. Carlo was a meat cutter for over 50 years. His customersRead More
Richard A Klaus

Richard A Klaus

July 31st, 1935 to May 12th, 2018
Richard Allen Klaus, 82, of Fort Gratiot, died Saturday, May 12, 2018. He was born July 31, 1935 in Port Huron to the late Harold S. and Eileen D. Klaus. He married Margaret A. Glyshaw on July 23, 1960 in Port Huron. She preceded him in death onRead More
Pauline Runyon

Pauline Runyon

August 19th, 1932 to May 12th, 2018
Pauline Louise “Frenchie” Runyon, 85, of Fort Gratiot, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2018. She was born August 19, 1932 in Quebec, Canada to the late Alphonse and Olivine Abel. She married Norman Runyon on November 18, 1973. He preceded herRead More
Elizabeth M Visga

Elizabeth M Visga

February 9th, 1922 to May 12th, 2018
Elizabeth M. (Nalepa) Visga, 96, of Port Huron, passed into the arms of the Lord on Saturday, May 12, 2018. She was born February 9, 1922 in Flint to the late Cyril and Katrina Nalepa. She married Leo J. Visga. He preceded her in death. ElizabethRead More
Elizabeth A Giles

Elizabeth A Giles

May 2nd, 1930 to May 8th, 2018
Elizabeth Ann Giles, 88, of Lakeport, died Tuesday, May 8, 2018. She was born May 2, 1930 in Detroit to the late Herman and Ila Kolar. She married Robert W. Giles on December 30, 1950 in Detroit. Elizabeth had a love for boating and the water and hadRead More
Camilla Checkley

Camilla Checkley

August 30th, 1945 to May 6th, 2018
Camilla Jean Checkley, 72, of Port Huron died Sunday, May 6, 2018. She was born August 30, 1945 in Port Huron to the late Charles and Jean Maes. Camilla loved golfing, reading, fishing, camping and spending time outdoors with her family. Camilla isRead More
Hans  "Willi" Stay

Hans "Willi" Stay

September 11th, 1940 to May 1st, 2018
Hans “Willi” Stay, 77, of Fort Gratiot, died Tuesday, May 1, 2018. He was born September 11, 1940 in Rosenheim, Germany to the late Hans and Barbara Stay. He came to the Detroit area at age 11. Willi worked at Trac-Tech in Warren for 35 years. HeRead More
Anita M Dake

Anita M Dake

May 1st, 1937 to May 1st, 2018
Anita Marie Dake, 81, of Port Huron, died Tuesday, May 1, 2018. She was born May 1, 1937 in Germany. Anita enjoyed shopping, playing bingo and scratch-off tickets. She is survived by her four children, Lisa (Brian) Renno, Kevin (Marsha) Anglebrandt,Read More
Esther Ledesma

Esther Ledesma

October 28th, 1932 to April 29th, 2018
Esther Ledesma, 85, of Port Huron, died Sunday, April 29, 2018. She was born October 28, 1932 in Port Huron to the late Juan and Manule Diaz. She married Pio Ledesma in Port Huron. He preceded her in death on April 8, 1979. Esther was a homemakerRead More
Joseph  M.  Smith

Joseph M. Smith

November 21st, 1950 to April 28th, 2018
Joseph Michael Smith, 67, of Fort Gratiot, died Saturday, April 28, 2018. He was born November 21, 1950 in Corning, New York to the late Bernard and Celia Smith. He married Beatrice K. Jencks on June 11, 1988 in St. Mary Catholic Church. Joseph soldRead More
Stephen J Kearns

Stephen J Kearns

October 3rd, 1950 to April 25th, 2018
Stephen J. Kearns, 67, of Port Huron, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018. He was born October 3, 1950 in Port Huron, to the late Edward “Ted” and Elizabeth “Betty” Kearns Sr. Steve was a 1969 graduate of Port Huron Catholic High School. HeRead More