• Bear Lake

    Garth Matson

    Garth Neil Matson age 55 of Branch passed away unexpectedly on July 25, 2015. He was born on May 3, 1960 in Ludington to Barbara Hinds and Richard Matson. Garth was a hardworking man as he owned and operated Complete Home Maintenance. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed spending time with his family and especially loved to go fishing with his dad. Garth will always be remembered by his infectious smile. He served in the Army National Guard for several years. Garth is survived by his parents Barbara Hinds of FL and Richard Matson of Branch; sisters, Terri (Joe) Negele of Branch, Robin (Jimmy Strange) Bogus of…

  • Carleton

    Arlyle M. Koehler

    Arlyle M. Koehler passed away Thursday, Jul 30, 2015, St. John Hospital in Detroit. Arrangements are pending at the Winchester Funeral Home in Charlevoix. View Full Notice → Arlyle M. Koehler

  • Fraser

    Justine Hernandez

    Justine M. Hernandez, resident of St. Clair Shores, died unexpectedly July 29, 2015. She was 43 years of age. Justine was born on June 11, 1972 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan; a beautiful daughter of John and Nena Hernandez. She was a 1990 graduate of Eisenhower High School of Shelby Township. Justine was certified and licensed through the Red Cross and has worked as a health provider for in home health care most of her adult life. She was a very caring and kind woman who always was volunteering her time where needed. Justine was very active with Compassion Pregnancy as well as her church with the food pantry and other…

  • Detroit,  Grosse Pointe,  Warren

    Douglas Collinson

    Beloved husband of the late Mary Ann. Loving father of Mark (Angela), Jeffrey (Cynthia), Peter, Sarah Kmetz (the late Steven), Bruce (Femie), and the late Brian (Jodi). Cherished grandfather of Anna, Mark, Andrew, Bradley, Laura, Daniel, Amanda, Caleb, Rudy, and Sean, and great-grandfather of Josh, Lucas and Adrianne. Dear brother of the late Edward Collinson, and the late Kathleen Winner. View Full Notice → Douglas Collinson

  • Detroit

    Terence Mays 7/11/2015 Detroit, MI

    Date of Birth: September 7, 1965 Viewing: Monday, July 20, 2015 Time: 2:00pm – 8:00pm Funeral Services: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 New Greater Zion Hill Baptist Church 17500 Chandler Park Drive Detroit, MI Time: 10:30am Family Hour 11:00 am Funeral Service Internment: Metropolitan Memorial Park View Full Notice → Terence Mays 7/11/2015 Detroit, MI

  • Three Rivers


    Franklin T. Lutz, 88, of Florence Township, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 following a long battle with cancer. He was born in Florence Township on Sept. 24, 1926, a son of Troy and Nettie (VanFleet) Lutz. He graduated from White Pigeon High School in 1944 and entered the U.S. Navy in 1945. In August of 1946, he married Beverly Wilkins at the Methodist Church in White Pigeon; she preceded him in death on June 8, 1998. On Nov. 12, 2002, he married Judy Milhahn Smith in Hawaii; she preceded him in death on Feb. 28, 2013. Frank was a lifelong farmer, operating the family farm since 1945 until selling…

  • Ludington

    Sandra Barnes

    Sandra E. Barnes, age 82 of Ludington went to be with her Heavenly Father on July 29, 2015 at Oakview Medical Care Facility. Sandra was born on July 16, 1933 in Altoona, PA daughter of the late Seibert and Mary (Sinclair) Hetrick. On September 18, 1954 Sandra married James “Randy” Barnes in Toledo, OH. Randy preceded her in death on November 12, 2003. Sandra was a housewife and caretaker for her family throughout the years. Sandra was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. She was very involved in giving back to the church through many of their organizations. Sandra loved being a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and…

  • Brighton

    Robert Makowiec

    Robert Makowiec, age 79 of Genoa Township passed away July 29, 2015. He was born in Detroit the son of John and Irene (Weber) Makowiec. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force. On February 13, 1965 he married Dorothy Ketz in Detroit, MI. Bob enjoyed photography, videography, bowling and was an avid train collector. He also liked to fish and tell stories, but his greatest joy in life was his family, especially his grandchildren. Prior to his retirement in 1997 he had been employed by Conrail Railroad for 42 years. Bob is survived by his wife of 50 years Dorothy, children: Deborah (Randall), Robyn (David), Robert Eric, 6…

  • Paw Paw

    Sam Dickason

    Sam Dickason, 74, of Portage, died July 26, 2015, at his home. Sam was born Aug. 6, 1940, in Pittsburgh, PA, the son of Jonmore and Anna Mae (Soisson) Dickason. View Full Notice → Sam Dickason