William J. “Bill” Flynn

FLYNN, William J. “Bill” – of Otter Lake passed away March 31, 2017 at his residence. He was 78. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 AM Thursday, April 6, 2017 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 212 Center St., Otisville; Rev. Fr. Kenneth F. Coughlin celebrant. Burial will be in Hollenbeck Cemetery. Visitation will […]

Estella Louise Petitt

Estella Louise Petitt of Mt. Morris formerly of Ortonville; died March 27, 2017.  She was 85.  Born November 17, 1931 in Flint, Michigan to the late Everett and Georgianna (nee: Pratt) Miller.   She is survived by six children, Alvin Ray Pettit, Michael (Mary) Pettit, David (Jan) Pettit, Deborah Pacer, Sandra Pettit and  Cindy (Allen) Kocian; […]

Peter Tisdale Park

Peter Tisdale Park of Holly/Ortonville formerly of Midland.  Died March 24, 2017.  He was 59.  Born April 29, 1957 in Midland, Michigan to William and Kathleen (nee: Lawless) Park.  He is survived by his father, William (Thea) Park; three sisters, Kerry Ellen (Barry) Parker, Michele (Thomas) Park Fry and Lynn (Ken Roy) Park Walls; one […]

Jean Louise Jackson

Jean Louise Jackson of Metamora, formerly of Ortonville and Waterford.  Died March 22, 2017.  She was 91.  Born January 29, 1926 in Old Mission, Michigan to the late Ira and Laura (nee: Badger) Andrus.  She was Jean, Jean the Dancing Machine (always to Johnnie Cash music).  Wife of the late Max Jackson.  She is survived […]

Dorothy Ellen Tuttle

TUTTLE, DOROTHY ELLEN of Davison formerly of Ortonville; died March 20, 2017.  She was 88.  Born February 17, 1929 in Booneville, Indiana to the late Thomas and Mae Thomas.  She is survived by three children, David (Kathryn) Tuttle, Virginia (Donald) Myles and Ruth (the late Charles) Hutchcraft; six grandchildren, Michael Tuttle, Jennifer Jones, Leatha Waugh, […]

Gerrard “Jerry” Beauchamp

Gerrard “Jerry” Beauchamp of Cheboygan, formally of Ortonville, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Hospice House in Cheboygan. He was 73.  A resident of Cheboygan for the past 12 years, Jerry was born June 13, 1943 in Detroit, the son of Clarence and Gladys (Longeway) Beauchamp.  He was a member of the Boy Scouts, […]

Jack E. Dutcher

DUTCHER, Jack E. of Goodrich passed away peacefully on March 15, 2017. He was 87. Preceded in death by his loving wife Shirley of 64 years, daughter Darlene Ridley, grandson Tanner Downs, his parents Ervin and Hazel Dutcher and his siblings Ervin Dutcher Jr., Monroe Dutcher and Loisann Cain; loving father of Debra (Clifford) Wilkerson, […]

Judith Agatha Rankin

Judith Agatha Rankin of Clarkston, died March 6, 2017. She was 69. Judith Agatha Rankin of Clarkston, died March 6, 2017. Born January 12, 1948 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan to the late Amos and Marilyn (nee: Milner) King.  She is survived by three children, Sharon Hashley, Dale (Susan) Fordyce and John (Veronica) Rankin; seven grandchildren, […]

Donna R. McNally

Donna Rita McNally (Bourns) of Davison Michigan passed away Feb. 18, 2017. She was 86. Donna was born on June 22, 1931 in Vicksburg Michigan. She retired from Brandon Schools in Ortonville Michigan where she taught elementary from Feb. 1978 to June 1993. Donna is the wife of the late Robert McNally and mother of […]

Marilyn J. Salley

Marilyn J. Salley of Ortonville died Feb. 13, 2017. She was 85. Marilyn was born July 2, 1931 in Pontiac, the daughter of Henry and Pearlina Prentiss. She married Dean Salley on Aug. 28, 1948. They were married 68 years. Beloved wife of Dean A.; dearest mother of the late Dean (Cathy) Salley, Michael (Geraldine), Steven (Brenda), the […]