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Yvonne Anna Mae Ashworth

  • February 20, 2017

Her Legacy . . . Yvonne Anna Mae Ashworth, 88, passed away Feb. 20, 2017, at RidgeCrest Health Campus. She was born in Detroit Feb. 20, 1929, the daughter of Fritz George and Esther Pauline (Pearson) Gustafson. Anna Mae married…

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Shirley Ellen Tilden

  • February 16, 2017

  Her legacy . . . Shirley Ellen Tilden, age 81, lifelong Brooklyn resident, passed away Feb. 16, 2017, under the loving care of her family and the staff at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home. She was born Dec. 23,…

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Edward Sierminski

  • February 14, 2017

His legacy . . . Edward Sierminski, age 90, of Cambridge Township, passed away at home Feb. 14, 2017, under the loving care of his family and Great Lakes Caring Hospice. He was born Aug. 25, 1926, in Jackson the…

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Kay J. Pelham

  • February 13, 2017

  Kay J. Pelham, age 80, of Barryton, Mich., passed away Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at home. She was born March 24, 1936, in Jackson, Mich., to Russell and Grethel (Beardsley) Blackmere. Kay graduated from Vandercook High School in 1954.…

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Juan ‘John’ Clevenger

  • February 12, 2017

Juan “John” Clevenger went to be with the angels Feb. 12, 2017, for his final reward and to be with others who have gone before him. He was born Aug. 22, 1952, to Wayne Clevenger and Addie Mae (Gilbert). Preceding…

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Andrew Rodney Fassett

  • February 9, 2017

Andrew Rodney Fassett, 64, died Feb. 9, 2017. He was born in Shelby, Mich., Feb. 15, 1952, the son of Rodney James and Grace Evangeline (Mansfield) Fassett and married Sharon Maxwell Feb. 19, 1977 in Gaylord and she survives. In…

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Charles Klopfer

  • February 9, 2017

    His legacy . . . Charles Klopfer, age 98, longtime resident of Tipton, Mich., passed away Feb. 8, 2017, at Ganton’s Legacy Assisted Living under the loving care of his family, Great Lakes Caring Hospice and the Legacy staff.…

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James Rankin Gillespie

  • February 8, 2017

James Rankin Gillespie, age 77, of Brooklyn, Mich., formerly of Dearborn, Mich., died Feb. 8, 2017. He was the loving husband of Sandra (Mikich) for 54 years; dear father of Cindy (Frank) Lena and Suzanne; cherished grandfather of Ryleigh Lena…

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Veronica M. Herzog

  • February 7, 2017

Veronica M. Herzog, of Jackson, formerly of Flat Rock, passed away under the loving care of family, the staff at the Bethany Home and Great Lakes Hospice one day after celebrating her 96th birthday. She is survived by her daughter,…

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Richard S. Thompson

  • February 2, 2017

Richard S. Thompson, 81, of Manitou Beach, died Feb. 2, 2017. A memorial service will be held at noon, Monday, Feb. 27, at Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home in Addison.

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