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    Dawn Marie Donaldson

      Dawn Marie Donaldson, 64, Houghton Lake, died Nov. 27, 2019, at University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor. A Celebration of Life will be held Dec. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Houghton Lake Moose Lodge. Born Nov. 27, 1955, in Lansing, she was the daughter of James and Shirley (Harrison) Hardy. She married Ronnie Donaldson Oct. 8, 1982, in Lansing. She worked in the culinary arts for many years as a baker. Preceding her in death were her parents and brother, James Hardy. Surviving are her children, Steve (Michelle) Mercer of Grand Ledge, Kirk Donaldson of Houghton Lake and Carrie (Ken Bailey Jr.) Hendershott of Houghton Lake;…

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    Memorial service for Mable R. Galbraith

    The family of Mable R. Galbraith, 90, Prudenville, who died Oct. 14, 2019, will celebrate her life Friday, Dec. 6, from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. John Lutheran Church, Special Olympics (at www.specialolympics.org) or Hospice of Michigan. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, handled arrangements. A full obituary for Mrs. Galbraith appeared in the Oct. 17, 2019, issue of the Resorter.

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    Donald Leon Strablow

    Donald Leon Strablow, 82, Higgins Lake, died June 3, 2019, at King Nursing and Rehabilitation Community. Cremation has taken place, and a Celebration of Life service will be held next summer. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gerrish Township Police Department, 3075 East Higgins Lake Dr., Roscommon, MI 48653. He was born in Detroit Nov. 2, 1937, the only child of Leon and Emma (Kersten) Strablow. He graduated from Edwin Denby High School, served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and attended General Motors Tech Design School. His 44-year career at GM was spent in drafting and design. He and Diane Dalak were married Sept. 15, 1962, at…

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    Lorraine Mary Kubik

    Houghton Lake resident Lorraine Mary Kubik, died Dec. 2, 2019, at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital. She was 73. A family service will be conducted. Interment will be in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family. Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, handled arrangements. She was born May 26, 1946, in Detroit, the daughter of Charles and Elsie (Grawbowski) Mehalko. She grew up in the Detroit area where she graduated from high school. She worked in production for General Motors for many years at the Michigan Avenue Cadillac Plant. On Sept. 13, 2002, she and Richard T. Kubik were married in Detroit. The couple moved…

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    Douglas D. Dankert

      Douglas D. Dankert, 58, Houghton Lake, died Nov. 27, 2019, at home, surrounded by his family. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Roscommon County Commission on Aging’s Houghton Lake Center, 2625 Townline Rd., Houghton Lake. Interment will be in Denton Township Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the family. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, handled arrangements. He was born Feb. 15, 1961, in Clare, the son of Herbert and Shirley (Apps) Dankert Sr. He spent most of his life in the Houghton Lake area. He worked as a builder for many years. He enjoyed NASCAR, cooking,…

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    Louise B. Corey

    Louise B. Corey, 92, Roscommon, died Nov. 26, 2019, at Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain, Marietta, GA. A service will be held Saturday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m. at Christler Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bryan Thompson officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday from noon until the time of the service. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Lyon Township. She was born May 6, 1927, in Pontiac, to Howard and Audrey (Hogle) Barley. She grew up in the Pontiac area, where she graduated from Pontiac High School. On May 27, 1949, she and Albert J. Corey were married in Pontiac. Mrs. Corey visited the Higgins Lake area and…

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    Linda Barth

      Linda Barth, 66, Tucson, AZ, died Nov. 19, 2019, in Tucson, after a nine-year battle with cancer. Cremation has taken place. No service is planned. She was born in Saginaw April 17, 1953, to Norman K. and Lenore (Smith) Barth. She was a former draftsman at Boeing Corporation, Everett, WA. She had lived in Arizona, Washington, Maine and at Houghton Lake. She enjoyed volunteering as a late night radio DJ on Everett Public Radio, KSER 90.7 FM, using the name “The Lady in Red.” Preceding her in death was her father, Norman K. Barth. Surviving are her children, Erik (Tracie) Myers of Greenville; mother, Lenore Barth; siblings, Norm (Deanna)…

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    Michael Sinischo

    Michael Sinischo, 72, Detroit, died Sept. 29, 2019, in the home he had known since boyhood. He was in the presence and comfort of his family. His family, who lives in Roscommon County, has chosen to remember him privately at this time. Arrangements were handled by Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon. He was born Sept. 27, 1947, in Detroit, the son of the late Julius and Elvina (Sharpe) Sinischo. Mr. Sinischo enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting and archery. For him, barbecuing was a favorite pastime. He also had a passion for animals. He used to take care of all the stray cats of the neighborhood. He will be greatly missed…

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    Richard Frederick ‘Dick’ Reno

    Roscommon resident Richard Frederick “Dick” Reno, 82, died Nov. 23, 2019, at his home, in the presence and comfort of his wife, Eileen. A Memorial Mass will be held Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 11 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, Roscommon, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Arrangements were handled by Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. He was born July 6, 1937, in Detroit, the son of Louie and Verna (Jantz) Reno. He married the love of his life, Eileen Doyle, March 28, 1987, in Boston, MA. Mr. Reno served as…

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    Service for Alfred Bernhard Langen

    A service for Alfred Bernhard Langen, 78, Gladwin, who died Nov. 17, 2019, at Woodland Hospice House in Mt. Pleasant, will be held Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Paul Kruse officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, and Wednesday, Dec. 4, at St. John Lutheran Church, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be directed to Woodland Hospice House. Mr. Langen’s full obituary appeared in the Nov. 21 edition of the…

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    Kenneth James Lentner

      Kenneth James Lentner, 63, Houghton Lake, died Nov. 22, 2019, at home. A service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 11 a.m. at Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, with the Rev. George Spencer officiating. Visitation will be held Monday, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home and Tuesday, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. He was born Aug. 3, 1956, in Saginaw, the son of Melvin and Mary (Laubhan) Lentner. He grew up and attended school in the Saginaw area where he received a bachelor of science degree. On July 7, 1988, in Las Vegas, NV, he was married to Margaret Marie…

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    Alfred Bernhard Langen

    Alfred Bernhard Langen, 78, Gladwin, died Nov. 17, 2019, at Woodland Hospice House in Mount Pleasant with his family by his side. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Dec. 4, at St. John Lutheran Church with the Rev. Paul Kruse officiating. Visitation will be held Dec. 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, and beginning at 10 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Interment will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery at a later date. Born Oct. 15, 1941, in Oakland, CA, he was the son of Bernhard and Alvina (Vonnegut) Langen. He served in the United States Air Force…

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    Karan E. Burke

      Karan E. Burke, 79, Prudenville, died Nov. 16, 2019, at Crawford Continuing Care Center, Grayling. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held today (Thursday, Nov. 21) at St. John Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. Visitation will take place prior to the service beginning at 9 a.m. Born Nov. 2, 1940, in Detroit, she was the daughter of Wayne and Elizabeth (Kokai) Konnor. She graduated from Detroit Western High School. She worked as a secretary for J.L. Hudson and later was a preschool teacher’s aide for Trenton Public Schools. She was married Sept. 4, 1993, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Trenton, to Donald G. Burke.…

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    Isobel McCarroll

      Isobel McCarroll, 95, Houghton Lake, died Nov. 18, 2019, at Grayling Nursing and Rehabilitation Community. Friends and caregivers of Ms. McCarroll will be invited to a special lunch in her honor in May. Her ashes will be buried then in Crestview Cemetery. Born Sept. 12, 1924, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, she was the only child of the late James and Isobel McCarroll. She became a United States citizen in 1953 after moving to Detroit. She later moved to Houghton Lake in 1989. In recent years, she had received excellent care from The Brook of Grayling. She worked as an executive secretary for the United Auto Workers at Solidarity House…

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    June Louise Stephenson

    June Louise Stephenson, 90, Roscommon, died Nov. 11, 2019, at Crawford Continuing Care Center, Grayling. She was born May 14, 1929, in Detroit, to Orth and Wanda (Lockwitz) Repp. A private interment was held at White Chapel Cemetery in Troy. Arrangements were handled by Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon.

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    Roger Keith Miller

      Roger Keith Miller, 79, Roscommon, died Nov. 7, 2019, in Gaylord. A Celebration of Life service will be held at Houghton Lake United Methodist Church, 7059 West Houghton Lake Dr., Houghton Lake, Saturday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m., with a luncheon following. Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon, handled arrangements. He was born April 7, 1940, in Lansing, to Claude and Elsie (Bergan) Miller. He married the love of his life, Roberta Leverett, Sept. 27, 1958. He had a kind heart. He loved God, his family and people. He was a snowmobile enthusiast and enjoyed cars, traveling and camping, and had many other interests. He will be greatly missed…

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    Veryl Wayne Gulick

      Veryl Wayne Gulick died Nov. 13, 2019, at The Brook of Roscommon, surrounded by his family at the age of 87. A funeral service was held at St. Michael Catholic Church, Roscommon, Nov. 14. Military interment will be in the Roscommon Village Cemetery at a later date. Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon, handled arrangements. He was born at his home in Bridgeport, Feb. 25, 1932, to Lawrence and Marie (Brom) Gulick. After moving to Roscommon in the fourth grade, he proceeded to graduate from Gerrish-Higgins High School in 1950. He was a proud Korean War veteran, and served in the Navy from 1951 to 1954. He worked at…

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    Beverly Jean Johnson

    Beverly Jean Johnson, 82, Caro, died at her home Nov. 2, 2019. In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Nov. 18 at Ransford Collon Funeral Home, Caro, with the Rev. Michele Hile officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at a later time at Indianfields Township Cemetery, Caro. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice or St. Christopher Parish, Caro. Ransford Collon Funeral Home, Caro, handled arrangements. She was born Nov. 18, 1936, in Detroit, to the late Betty Jean…

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    Donna L. Neveau

      Donna L. Neveau, 78, St. Helen, died in the comfort of her son’s home Nov. 6, 2019. Visitation will be at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home, St. Helen, today (Thursday, Nov. 14), from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. Burial will follow the service in Fairview Cemetery, St. Helen. Family members expressed their appreciation to Compassus Hospice of West Branch for the excellent care provided during their time of need. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. She was born Feb. 13, 1941, in Bay City, to the late Ralph E. and Mary M. Edgette. On May 24, 1958, she married Alwidge Neveau, in…

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    Memorial Service for Darla Dee Clough

    A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, for Darla Dee Clough, 81, Houghton Lake, who died Oct. 28, 2019, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. The service will be held at 11 a.m. at Houghton Lake United Methodist Church, with the Rev. George Spencer officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be directed to Houghton Lake United Methodist Church. Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, handled arrangements. Her full obituary appeared in the Oct. 31 edition of the Resorter.

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    Michael H. MacLachlan

    Michael H. MacLachlan, 75, Champion, died, Nov. 9, 2019, at his home. In accordance with his wishes, there will be no service at this time. Memorial donations may be made to UPAWS, P.O. Box 968, Marquette, MI 49855 or a charity of the donor’s choice. Canale & Pennock Funeral Service, Ishpeming, handled arrangements. He was born May 14, 1944, in Bay City, the son of the late Howard and Helen (Mahoney) MacLachlan. He was a 1962 graduate of Handy High School in Bay City. Following his graduation, he proudly served his country with the United States Navy on the USS Francis Marion, from 1963 to 1968. He married the former…

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    Max Alfred Bradley

      Max Alfred Bradley, 94, Roscommon, died Nov. 4, 2019, in Roscommon. A memorial service will be held at First Congregational Church, Roscommon, Saturday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to First Congregational Church Missions. Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon, handled arrangements. The family expressed its appreciation to employees of The Brook of Roscommon for their care. He was born July 23, 1925, in Ionia, to Roy and Lydia (Cutler) Bradley. He married Beulah Hesterly Feb. 14, 1946. He served in World War II on the Naval LSM from 1943 until 1946. He and his wife moved to Roscommon…

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    Greggory Jay Kelly

      Greggory Jay Kelly, 57, Roscommon, died Oct. 31, 2019, in Grayling. His family has chosen to remember him privately at this time. Arrangements were handled by Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon. He was born Dec. 30, 1961, in Pontiac, to Gary and Betty Kelly. He greatly enjoyed hunting, fishing and outdoor activities in general. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. Surviving Mr. Kelly are his parents, Gary and Betty; brother, Gene Kelly; sons, Garret (Melissa) Kelly and Gregg Kelly; grandchildren, Garret Jr. and Charlotte; very good friend, Lori; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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    Violet Ester Gonzales

    Houghton Lake Area Historical Society member Violet Ester Gonzales, 85, Roscommon, died Oct. 14, 2019, at MidMichigan Medical Center, West Branch. A service will be held at a later date. Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord, handled arrangements. She was born Feb. 28, 1934, in Grayling, to Roy and Isabell Fowler. She graduated from Houghton Lake High School in 1953. She and Ralph Gonzales were married in Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 1, 1983. They lived in Santa Ana, CA, before moving back to Houghton Lake in the late 1990s. Mrs. Gonzales was president of the Houghton Lake Area Historical Society, belonged to the Red Hats Society and ran the blood drive for…

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    David D. Jordan

      David D. Jordan, 72, Houghton Lake, died Oct. 31, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his family. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. at Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel. Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday, from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be directed to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at www.jdrf.org. He was born March 27, 1947, at Houghton Lake, the son of Walter and Mildred (Howe) Jordan. He graduated from Houghton Lake High School and later received his master’s degree from Central Michigan University. He served in the U.S. Army during the…

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    Darla Dee Clough

      Darla Dee Clough, 81, Houghton Lake, died Oct. 28, 2019, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m., at Houghton Lake United Methodist Church, with the Rev. George Spencer officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be directed to Houghton Lake United Methodist Church. Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, handled arrangements. She was born July 1, 1938, in Ferndale, where she grew up and graduated from Lincoln High School. She spent most of her life in the Detroit area and worked as an assembly worker in the…

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    Charles C. Webber

      Traverse City resident Charles C. Webber, 84, formerly of Houghton Lake and Green Valley, AZ, died Oct. 24, 2019, at Munson Medical Center, Traverse City. In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date. Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services handled arrangements. He was born Jan. 7, 1935, in Highland Park, to the late Charles and Myrtle (Miller) Webber. He lived in Dearborn and Allen Park for many years. He married the love of his life, Joyce, July 11, 1980. Mr. Webber was employed for several years with First Federal Savings and Loan in the Detroit area,…

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    Christopher R. Davis

    Christopher R. Davis, 35, Fenton, died suddenly Oct. 22, 2019, in Grand Blanc. A memorial service will be held at Benchmark Church, 5530 Runyan Lake Rd., Fenton, Sunday, Nov. 3, at 3 p.m. Temrowski Family Funeral Home, Fenton, handled arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to his daughter Ayla, in care of Cindy Daniels. He was born March 15, 1984, in Howell, to the late Harold and Grace Davis. He was extremely funny, and people would gravitate towards him because he was always the life of the party or room. He loved to hunt and fish and just be outdoors. In the winter months, he enjoyed ice fishing and snowmobiling.…

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    Loraine D. Micensky

    Loraine D. Micensky, 87, Houghton Lake, died Oct. 17, 2019, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Gladwin. A service was held Oct. 22, at Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, with the Rev. George Spencer officiating. Interment was in Roscommon Township Cemetery. She was born Oct. 19, 1931, in Detroit, to Fred and Edna (Kraey) Dollins. She and Harry M. Micensky were married March 1, 1952, in Detroit. She and her husband moved to Houghton Lake in 1994 from Detroit. She enjoyed doing puzzles and loved to crochet. Preceding in death were her parents; husband, Harry M. Micensky; son, Perry Micensky; and brother, Ray Dollins. Surviving Mrs. Micensky are her son, Kurt Micensky…

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    Dennis A. Dankert

    Dennis A. Dankert, 67, Prudenville, died Oct. 20, 2019, after a motorcycle accident. A Celebration of Life Service will be held. The time and day are pending. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, is handling arrangements.

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    Iver W. Bradley

      Iver W. Bradley, 79, Roscommon, died Aug. 11, 2019, at Munson Medical Center, Traverse City. Mr. Bradley was born Dec. 30, 1939, in Flint, the son of Oscar and Esther M. (Withun) Bradley. He graduated from the University of Michigan – Flint. He retired from the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, where he worked in personnel management. Mr. Bradley was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Esther M. Bradley. Surviving are his children, Laurie, David, Kevin and Kris Bradley; and grandchildren, Michael and Brendan Geary and Annabel and Erik Bradley. Funeral services were held at Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon. Interment was at Sunset Hills Cemetery, Flint.…

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    Shirley Jean Shreve

    Shirley Jean Shreve, 51, Cape Coral, FL, died of lung cancer at Hope Hospice, Cape Coral, FL. No services were held. Born Dec. 6, 1967, in Saginaw, she was the daughter of Ruth Jean (Bays) and Norman Thomas Shreve Sr. She graduated from Houghton Lake High School and received a degree from Kirtland Community College. She worked as a general manager. She previously lived on Pine Island, FL. Surviving are her children, Lacey Shreve of Cape Coral, FL, and Ashley Shreve of California; parents, Ruth and Norman Shreve; brother, Norman Shreve Jr.; and grandchildren, Keira, Jj, Felix, Gage and Lily.

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    Gregory Morris ‘Greg’ LaFrance

      Gregory Morris “Greg” LaFrance, 66, Houghton Lake, died Oct. 8, 2019, surrounded by his family. A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, at 11 a.m., at Prosper Christian Reformed Church, 1975 East Prosper Rd., Falmouth, with Pastor Dirk Koetje officiating. Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison, handled arrangements. He was born July 25, 1953, in Saginaw, the son of Morris Gilbert and Maryjane (Berg) LaFrance. On June 7, 1974, he and Pamela Jo Miller were united in marriage in Saginaw. Mr. LaFrance had lived at Houghton Lake since 2015. He had moved from Bonita Springs, FL, and was previously from St. Charles. He was a member of…

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    Rudolph A. ‘Rudy’ Munoz

      Rudolph A. “Rudy” Munoz, 78, Higgins Lake, died Oct. 10, 2019, in Grand Rapids. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, beginning with a Vigil Service at 9 a.m., at St. Hubert Catholic Church, 7612 West Higgins Lake Dr., Roscommon, followed by visitation at the church from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The funeral Mass will begin at 11 a.m. at the church, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery following the service. Arsulowicz Brothers Mortuary, Walker, handled arrangements. Memorial contributions made to Faith Hospice or to the family will be appreciated. He was born May 26, 1941, the son of Octavio and Emma Munoz. Mr. Munoz was a member…

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    Dona Mae Reid

    Dona Mae Reid, 91, Cadillac, died Oct. 14, 2019, at Samaritas Senior Living, Cadillac. Service arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later time. Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac, is handling the arrangements.

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    Evelyn Ann Murphy

      Prudenville resident Evelyn Ann Murphy, 88, died Oct. 14, 2019, at The Villa at West Branch. Cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled at this time. She was born in Detroit Feb. 15, 1931, the daughter of John and Anna (Schumacher) Suhy. She had lived in Prudenville since 1988, and was formerly of Sterling Heights. She enjoyed painting and gardening. She is survived by her son, Brian (Deborah) Murphy of Palmyra, VA; daughter, Laura Murphy of Michigan; sisters, Veronica Thompson of Rochester Hills and Marian Faltea of Warren; and companion of 28 ½ years, Jack Mifflin, of Prudenville, who had been in her life since he was…

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    Mable R. Galbraith

      Mable R. Galbraith, 90, Prudenville, died Oct. 14, 2019, at home, surrounded by her family. A celebration with the family will take place Dec. 6 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church. A memorial service will take place Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, with visitation taking place from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church or Special Olympics at www.specialolympics.org. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, handled the arrangements. Born Nov. 24, 1928, in Flint, she was the daughter of William and Alma (Jecht) Koch. On Nov. 21, 1953, in…

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    Warren Steven ‘Red’ Jarrad

    Warren Steven “Red” Jarrad, 62, died Oct. 13, 2019, at his home at Higgins Lake. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions to the family would be greatly appreciated. Nelson-House Funeral Home handled arrangements. He was born March 30, 1957, in Durand, the first child of Leroy and Shirley (MacAuley) Jarrad. He was a 1976 graduate of Swartz Creek High School and also attended the University of Michigan. He and Jan Rumisek were united in marriage April 30, 1993, in Corunna, and they enjoyed 26 years of marriage. Mr. Jarrad was a life-long proud member of UAW Local 659 and was employed by General Motors…

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    Scott K. Marshall

      Scott K. Marshall, 67, Prudenville, died Oct. 1, 2019, at home surrounded by his family. Cremation has taken place and private family services were held. Born Aug. 5, 1952, in Detroit, he was the son of Clayton and Anne (Beck) Marshall. He retired from General Dynamics, where he had worked in sales for many years. He moved to Prudenville in 1988 after retiring. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, coin-collecting and trips to the casino. Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers, Tim and Terry; and sister, Conni. Surviving are his children, Kevin (Beth) Marshall of Brandon Township, Jill (Skip) Granlund of Sterling Heights and Jeff (April) Marshall of Houghton…