Vivian Rowley Nichols Rhinevault

Rhinevault, Vivian Rowley Nichols passed away on April 27, 2018 at her home in Arizona. She was 97. Vivian was the last surviving child of 8. She was born on a farm in Washington, Michigan, Macomb County on June 16, 1920 to the late Sanford Harvey and Anna (nee: Greahl) Rowley. She was preceded in […]

Hana Marie AKA ” Max” Ferguson

FERGUSON, HANA MARIE AKA “MAX” of Ortonville; died suddenly April 26, 2018. She was 18. Born in Pontiac, Michigan on January 22, 2000 to Brian and Cheryl (nee: Batten) Ferguson. She is survived by her loving mother, Cheryl Ferguson and her father Brian Ferguson; grandparents, J. Harold Batten and Delores Ferguson; uncles and aunts, William […]

Kenneth Freeman

FREEMAN, Kenneth W.; of Ortonville; suddenly April 24, 2018; age 74; Beloved husband of Margaret for 54 years; loving father of Barbara (Terry) Gagnon, Rob (Tammy) Freeman, Jeffrey (Mary) Freeman & Shari (Chris) Burton; proud grandpa of Sarah (Louis) Webb, Eric (Renee) Gagnon, Shaleen (Sean) Wilkins, John “AJ” (Jenny) Freeman, Rachel (Thomas) Bradford, Jacob Uribe, […]

Rebecca Ann Peterson

PETERSON, REBECCA ANN of Ortonville; died April 20, 2018.  She was 68.  Born in Pontiac, Michigan on November 5, 1949 to the late Myers and Princess (nee: Putman) Conn.  She is survived by her husband, Gregg Peterson; two daughters, Tara (Eric) Sears and Carlee Harris; two step-daughters, Brittany (Sean) Collins and Carrie (Ryan) Orleman; six […]

Laura Devlin

DEVLIN, LAURA ALICE of Ortonville; died April 17, 2018.  She was 81.  Born in Jackson, Michigan on March 6, 1937 to John Freeland and Dorris Charlotte (nee: Longbrake) Ward.  She is survived by her daughter, Karen (Don) Taylor; son, Douglas (Diana) Devlin; three grandchildren, Danielle (Justin) Devlin Canoy, Alana Taylor and Stacey (Ralph) Ford; one great […]

James Kelley

James Randolph Kelley, 75, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at his residence in Alger.  Jim was born May 15, 1942 in Saltville, Virginia to the late Cornelius and Wilma (Hogston) Kelley.  He married Elaine J. Follis in Clarkston on May 25, 1974.  Jim was a very social person and as the family said, “he […]

Geraldine Ashby

ASHBY, Geraldine of Ortonville; April 18, 2018; age 93. Preceded in death by her husband Survetus and son in law Thomas Poli.  Loving mother of James (Donna) Ashby, Jerry Ashby, Rick (the late Krystal) Ashby, Larry Ashby, Garry Ashby and Betty (John) Wellman.  Proud grandmother of 8 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.  Also survived by […]

Ray Cummings

CUMMINGS, PAUL R., “Ray” of Ortonville; died April 15, 2018.  He was 71.  Born in Lake City, Tennesee on April 30, 1946 to the late Charlie and Effie (nee: Duff) Cummings. He married the former Elizabeth “Betty” Rooney on April 8, 1967 in Wayland, Massachusetts.  He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, […]

Theodore Owczarek

OWCZAREK, THEODORE HARRY “TED” “Mr. O”of Ortonville; died April 14, 2018.  He was 74.  Born December 7, 1943 in Hamtramck, Michigan to the late Zygmunt and Helen (nee: Pieczara) Owczarek.  He married the former Karen Stroud in Hazel Park, Michigan on November 20, 1965.  He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Karen Owczarek; […]

Scott Thompson

THOMPSON, SCOTT LEE of Ortonville; died suddenly March 31, 2018 in Roane, TN.  He was 55.  He was born in Pontiac, Michigan on September 1, 1962 to Lee Henry and Susan Ann (nee: Galbraith) Thompson.  He married the former Pamela Lenger on September 5, 2000 in Toldeo, Ohio.    He is survived by his loving […]