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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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Lisa Allmendinger on September 26th, 2017

Alan Ross Conklin, 89, died peacefully on Sept. 15, 2017, with family at his side. He was born in Ypsilanti to Donald and Mertie Conklin on March 14, 1928 and married Lillian Mae Filsinger on June 27,1951. Alan received his teaching degree from Eastern Michigan University and his Masters from University of Michigan. He worked […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 21st, 2017

Donald Wayne Reed of Friendship, Tennessee, 90, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was born in Dyer County son of the late Marion Marshall and Bessie Elizabeth Weaver Reed. Mr. Reed had been a union representative for TRW, lived most of his life in Michigan and had moved back to […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 20th, 2017

Nancy Lucille Tandy of Gregory, age 87, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at her home with her husband at her side. She was born March 30, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of John George and Mary (Cheney) Haas. On Dec. 27, 1947 she married John M. Tandy. While John was in the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 19th, 2017

Marcella Mae Wojtas of Chelsea, age 92, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at Superior Woods in Ypsilanti. She was born April 11, 1925 in Middletown, Illinois, the daughter of William Thomas and Nellie (Moutardier) McGrew. Marcella was one of eleven kids. During World War II, she was part of the Rosie the Riveter era, as […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 14th, 2017

Joyce Elaine Hall of Chelsea, age 87, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 at her home. She was born Feb. 6, 1930 in Douglass Twp., Berks County, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Charles and Cora (Weller) Flicker. Joyce grew up in Pennsylvania, and through the years she lived in Ohio, Michigan and West Virginia. In 2008, she […]

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