Heidi Rice

RICE, HEIDI SUE of Ortonville; died May 8, 2018.  She was 50.  Born in Pontiac, Michigan on May 11, 1967 to Gerald and Wanda (Talbee) Metro.  She married David Rice on April 30, 1988 in Troy, Michigan.  She is survived by her loving husband of 30 years, David Rice; two children, Noah and Hannah Rice; parents, […]

James E. “Jim” Kennedy

KENNEDY, James E. “Jim”; of Ortonville formerly of Southfield; May 8, 2018; age 65; husband of Cheryl; father of Julie (Adam) Gremli, James “Jimmy” (Tiffany) Kennedy II, Elizabeth Kennedy & Rebecca (Corey) Ronk; grandpa of Carter, Hunter, Carson & Nora; son in law of Barb & Gerald Mahar; brother of Thomas (Marie) Kennedy & Nancy […]

Millert Leinonen

LEINONEN, MILLERT DUANE of Standish formerly of Pontiac; died May 6, 2018.  He was 88.  Born on January 31, 1930 in Shell River Twp., Minnesota to the late Lars F. and Hilma E. (nee: Niemi) Leinonen.  He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 69 years, Irene Mae Leinonen on January 6, 2018 […]

Karen Sue Frantz

FRANTZ, KAREN SUE of Ortonville; passed away April 27, 2018. She was 80.  Born April 25, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Howard S. and Lucille E. (nee: Smith) Caldwell.  She married the love of her life, James C. Frantz on April 25, 1958 in Brown City, Michigan.  She is survived by her loving […]

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 […]