DIED DECEMBER 15, 2022 SUTTONS BAY – Michael Leon Smith, 61, of Suttons Bay, passed away Thursday, December 15, 2022 at the YMCA. Michael was born March 11, 1961 in Traverse City the son of Gerald and Catherine (Sanborn) Smith. Read More 


  CASSANDRA AUDREY HAIGHT MILLER, 44, of Columbiaville, Michigan passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2022 in California. Cassie was born on January 17, 1978 in Columbiaville to Daniel and Donna Haight. She graduated from Lakeville High School. She was very sociable, liked sports and loved her cat. Cassie is survived by her father, Daniel; brother, Andrew Haight of Bay City; sisters, Malissa (Jim) Hidalgo of

Obituary for Michael August Hampton at Lashley Funeral Home

UPDATED Michael August Hampton, age 58 of Mio, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept 20, 2022. Michael was born in Bay City, Michigan on June 17, 1964 to Roy and Susan Graber Hampton. He started his career as a small engine mechanic shortly after high school and has been Read More 


Matthew Michael Hagaman, age 49, passed away at his residence unexpectedly following a brief illness on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022. He was born on April 12, 1973 in Bay City and graduated from Essexville Garber High School in 1991. Matt attended Delta College for a year before he embarked on his true calling, to serve […] Read More 

Obituary for Michael R. Hill at Gephart Funeral Home, Inc.

Mr. Hill passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at McLaren Bay Region at the age of 79. The son of the late Albert and Helen Dean Hill was born July 13, 1943 in Bay City, Michigan. Michael served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and retired from General Motors Read More 

Obituary for Arney J. Schmidt at Gephart Funeral Home, Inc.

Arney passed away Sunday, November 13, 2022 at Toni and Trish House with his family by his side at the age of 82. He was born in Bay City, Michigan on June 3, 1940. Arney proudly served his country in the United States Army and was a devoted member of Read More 

Obituary for Michael J. Werner at Gephart Funeral Home, Inc.

Mr. Werner passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at Henry Ford Hospital at the age of 63. The son of the late Louis and Charlene Werner was born May 9, 1959 in Bay City, Michigan. Michael enjoyed hunting, fishing and fixing things, but most of all he loved spending Read More