Diane Louise Iddings

IDDINGS, DIANE LOUISE of Ortonville; died Aug 7, 2016.  She was 82.  Born August 25, 1933 in Clifton Springs, New York to the late Sanford B. and Helen J. (nee: Gifford) Davis.  She is survived by one daughter, Deborah (Richard) Kalinin; three grandchildren, Richard (Brandi) Kalinin, Valerie (Dwayne) Kalinin and Nicholas (Angi) Kalinin; two great […]

Justin “Grandstaff” Hebert

Air Force Tech Sgt. Justin “Grandstaff” Hebert of Levering, Mich. died at 2:51 p.m., Aug. 1, 2016, in Wichita, Kan. as the result of a motorcycle accident with his brother that occurred on July 26, 2016. He was 33. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jermy Grandstaff; father, Charles Hebert, Tom “Poppa Smurf” […]

Barbara Mary Wright

  Barbara Mary Wright died July 31, 2016 at 82 years of age. Beloved wife of  Donald for 60 years.  Dear mother of Lynne Wright, Deborah (Christopher) Smith, David (Margaret) Wright and Steven (Patricia) Wright.  Loving grandmother of  Natalie, Daniel and Julia Wright.  Sister of Charles (Carolyn) Jones, Thomas (Joan) Jones, Virginia (George) McCarthy and Patrick […]

Todd Alan Bowles

BOWLES, TODD ALAN of Goodrich; died July 26, 2016. He was 44. Born April 5, 1972 in Detroit, Michigan to Logan and Susan (nee: Fischer) Bowles. He married the former Michelle Plizga in Warren, Michigan on October 29, 1994. He is survived by his loving wife, Michelle Bowles; his parents Logan and Susan Bowles; one […]

Melvin A. Bone

Melvin A. Bone of Goodrich formerly of Pontiac. Died July 25, 2016. He was 96. Born December 21, 1919 in West Frankfort, Illinois to the late Stephen and Ruth (nee: Fisher) Bone. Dear father of Rudy (Betty) Bone, James Bone, Robert Bone, William (Patti) Bone, Donnie Bone, Debra Smades, Thomas (Kathy) Bone, Penny (Brian) Wisswell […]

Phillip C. Keener

KEENER, PHILLIP C. of Ortonville.  Died July 7, 2016.  He was 60.  Born January 23, 1956 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Nolan and Nina (nee: Mathews) Keener.  He is survived by two children, Jason (fiancé Mary) Keener and Nicole (Corey) Martin; three grandchildren, Arlo Lee Keener, Lucia and Emery Martin; three brothers, Curt, Wayne […]

Dustin Michael Ratcliffe

RATCLIFFE, DUSTIN MICHAEL of Ortonville; died July 13, 2016.  He was 33.  Born August 14, 1982 in Petoskey, Michigan.  He is survived by his parents Sandra and Michael Purgiel; two children, Michelle Purgiel and Brylee Ratcliffe; two brothers, Robert Ratcliffe and Jeremy Purgiel; grandmother, Edith Woloszyk; two sisters, Raquel Ratcliffe and Melissa Wieske; aunts and […]

John Arthur “Butch” Ward,” Sr.

John Arthur “Butch” Ward, Sr. of Clarkston died July 11, 2016. He was 72. Born March 22, 1944 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late John Robert and Ruby Lucille (nee: Ritchson) Ward. He married the former Connie Metcalf on June 15, 1968 in Curtis, Michigan. He is survived by his loving wife, Connie; two children, […]

Robert Lee Williams

Robert Lee Williams of Ortonville; died July 1, 2016. He was 68.  Born January 5, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Robert S. and Mary Alice (nee: Franklin) Williams.  He is survived by his wife, Linda Williams; two children, Cindy (Kent) Jones and Robert (Amy) Williams; three grandchildren, Preston, Parker and Carson Jones; two […]

Doris Elaine MacLeod

Doris Elaine MacLeod- died Monday, June 27, 2016. She was 87. She was preceded in death by her parents Edward H. and Jessie M. (MacDonald) Webber and eight siblings. She is survived by sister Virginia Sagal of New Baltimore. Doris was born Aug. 7, 1928 in Detroit. She married Douglas MacLeod June 27, 1946 in […]