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Lisa Allmendinger on October 17th, 2017

Catherine Kwasny of Saline, MI, formerly of Brooklyn, Farmington, Detroit, and Sicily, age 96, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 at the Evangelical Home – Saline. She was born Jan. 7, 1921 in Highland Park, Michigan, the daughter of Vincenzo and Concetta (diGrande) Trigilio. Catherine grew up in Sicily. She loved gardening and baking. Catherine was […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 16th, 2017

Charlotte Schauer of Chelsea age 80, Charlotte was called to heaven by her Lord on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Charlotte was born in Ann Arbor at Doctor Gates’ Private Hospital on Jan. 29, 1937, the only child of Albert and Hilda (Dietzel) Sell. She spent most of her life on the family farm in Northfield […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 14th, 2017

Ronald Mark Grifka of Brooklyn, formerly Chelsea, age 48, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017.  He was born on Oct. 19, 1968, in Ann Arbor, MI, the son of William A. and Mary L. (Hacker) Grifka. Ron had lived in the area most of his life and graduated from Chelsea High School in 1987. […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 13th, 2017

Dorothea L. “Dot” Diedrich of Chelsea, age 90, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 at her home. She was born Jan. 19, 1927 in Wayne, Michigan, the daughter of Henry and Kathryn (Branton) Warblow. She graduated from Wayne Memorial High School in 1945. After high school, Dot worked at Kroger where she met her future husband, […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 10th, 2017

Jeff William Miller of Chelsea, Michigan, formerly of Jackson, age 58, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at the Arbor Hospice Residence in Saline with his loving children at his side. He was born Sept. 4, 1959 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the son of William H. and Marjorie I. (O’Donnell) Miller. Jeff was a charming and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 7th, 2017

Mary Schroer of Chelsea, 70, retired Democratic state legislator, died of cancer on Oct. 3, 2017 at Arbor Hospice. A long-time resident of the Ann Arbor area, she lived in Chelsea in recent years. Mary was born Feb. 11, 1947, the youngest of 12 children, in St. Marys, Ohio. Her parents were Louise (Koch) White […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 6th, 2017

Dr. Thomas L. Hopp died on Sept. 23, 2017 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Born in Detroit to Wallace and Florence Hopp on April Fool’s Day in 1932, Tom was a life-long joker who entertained all who knew him with his mischievous sense of humor. He attended the University of Detroit High School and graduated […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 5th, 2017

Agnes Eileen Thomas White of Chelsea, age 102, died peacefully Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 at Chelsea Retirement Community. She was born May 14, 1915 in Northport, Michigan, the daughter of Halbert and Ida May (Scott) Thomas. Agnes is one of three children and is the oldest and last surviving child. She grew up in Suttons […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 4th, 2017

Carol Denny Ostrander of Jackson, age 71, went to be with the Lord Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. She was born May 26, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Clarence B. and Betty Lea (Thorne) Pietila. Carol graduated from Pinckney High School in 1964. She worked for […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 30th, 2017

Mary Rosalee Greer was born May 6, 1928 to Goldie Conrad Brown and Dewey Brown in Lawrenceville, Illinois, in hardscrabble Southern Illinois prairie and farming country. By the age of 2, her father had died and the country was plunged into the Great Depression. She was raised by her widowed mother who took in laundry to make […]

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