Diane Marie Burleson

Diane Marie Burleson of Ortonville; June 2, 2017 Age 62; born November 25, 1954 in Flint Michigan. Daughter of Richard Burleson (Judy) and Louise Bryant (Dale); mother of Brian Swayne (Allison) and Chad Swayne (Danielle); grandmother of McKenna, Ashton, Grayson, Kayla, Samuel and Clara; sister of Richard A. Burleson II (Leslie); also survived by her […]

William Honaker

William Honaker of Oxford died May 30, 2017. He was 88. William served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his wife Rita. He is survived by three children, Rod (Kathy), Will and Debbie; grandchildren Kelly and Lisa; and great-grandchildren Llissa, Aaron and Shane. He loved the Detroit […]

Diane M. Cardneau

Diane M. Cardneau of Ortonville died May 29, 2017. She was 70. Wife of Robert for 40 years; mother of Jeff (Julie) Burcham and Janice (Darren) Lawitzke; stepmother of Jeff (Joan) Cardneau and Tiffany (Mark) Jackson; grandmother “nana” of Travis Funderburk, Tarah, Nathan, Dylan and Meghan Lawitzke, Kyler and Kaden Jackson; sister of Shirley (Tim) […]

Raymond Gerald Harris

Raymond Gerald Harris of Ortonville crossed his last finish line on May 30, 2017. Ray and his identical twin brother, Ron, were born in Lansing, Mich. on their great-aunt’s kitchen table to Ronald “Rondie” P. Harris and Martha F. (Remus) Harris. Born into an auto racing family, the brothers spent their younger years working at […]

Arlyn Clarence Wise

Arlyn Clarence Wise of Ortonville; went to be with our Lord on May 25, 2017. He was 90. He was born January 26, 1927 in Alpena, Michigan to the late Frank and Olive (nee: Ball) Wise. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Lucille; his daughter Ruth, his son Marvin and […]

Don Short

Donald W. Short, age 86, passed away on May 24, 2017 in Pontiac, MI. Donald was born in Harrietta, MI on Dec. 12, 1930. He was a US Navy veteran, serving in the Korean War. He was a disabled veteran and was a member of the Munising VFW. He was the former owner of Haupt […]

Jack E. Dutcher

Jack E. Dutcher 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, Suzanne […]

Nicholas Sesock

  Nicholas Sesoock  of Goodrich; Age 87; passed away May 20, 2017.  Born November 11, 1929 in Coal Run, Pennsylvania.  He served in the U.S. Army and retired from General Motors.  Preceded in death by his cherished wife, Mary Lou, and grandson, Nick Mansfield.  Devoted father of Connie (Dr. Sam) Goss, Sandra (Jim) Walters, Steve […]

Mathew C. Mersino

Mathew C. Mersino.  of Oxford died May 20, 2017. He was 94. Husband of Faye for 68 years; father of Brad (Patti) Mersino, Rod (Karen) Mersino, Lana (Joe) Quisenberry, Randy Mersino, Valerie (Rich) Terryah, Doug Mersino, Veronica (Marty Wells) Mersino; also survived by 27 grandchildren & 45 great grandchildren; brother of Richard (Kathy) Mersino, Phyllis Pagel, […]

Kenneth O. Williams II

Kenneth O. Williams II of Clarkston; died May 19, 2017.  He was 71.  Born November 15, 1945 in Brown City, Michigan to the late Kenneth and Ella (nee: Weiberg) Williams.    He is survived by one daughter, Brianna (David) Gabbard; one son, Kenneth (Brittney) Williams, III; five grandchildren, Haylee, Hunter, Ayden, Piper and Kenneth, IV; mother-in-law, Clara […]