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Recent Obituary: Melvin ‘Mel’ Leach

Melvin “Mel” Leach of Chelsea, age 89, died Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at his home. He was born April 27, 1933, in Chelsea, Michigan, the son of Clarence L. and Theresa M. (Schwab) Leach. Mel served in the Army from … Read more

Recent Obituary: Theodore Cheever

Theodore Cheever formerly of Chelsea, age 86, died Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at Glacier Hills Assisted Living surrounded by his family. He was born June 4, 1936, in Hillsdale County, Michigan, the son of Gaylord Wilbur and Gertrude Mary (Bowditch) … Read more

Recent Obituary: Marilyn Lucille Mast

Marilyn Lucille Mast of Chelsea, passed away at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital on March 11, 2023. She was born the daughter of Norman A. and Betty L. (Wahl) Hinderer on April 24, 1951 in Jackson, Michigan. On Sept. 5, 1970 … Read more

Recent Obituary: Therese Marie Scharphorn

Therese Marie Scharphorn of Chelsea, age 91, died Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Legacy Assisted Living in Jackson. She was born Aug. 25, 1931 in Chelsea, the daughter of Emmett Matthew and Oleta Freida (Hutzel) Hankerd. Therese grew up in … Read more

Recent Obituary: Wanda Lou Conner

Wanda Lou Conner of Grass Lake, age 80, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at her home with her family at her side. She was born Jan. 2, 1943, in Ypsilanti, the daughter of Harley … Read more

Recent Obituary: Marion J. Wortley Caledonia

Marion J. Wortley Caledonia Marion Jean (Zincke) Wortley 87, passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2023, at Sunrise Senior Living in Cascade, MI. She was born June 12, 1935, and raised in Chelsea, the daughter of Grace (Conlin) and Armin Zincke. … Read more

Recent Obituary: George Arthur Merkel

George Arthur Merkel of Chelsea, age 93, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023, at Chelsea Retirement Community. George was born on June 6, 1929, to Joseph and Florence (Latreille Doll) Merkel in a farmhouse across from the present-day Chrysler Proving Ground. … Read more

Recent Obituary: Barbara Jeanne Preston

Barbara Jeanne Preston of Chelsea, age 92, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2023, at her home. She was born Dec. 25, 1930, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the daughter of Gerald and Dorothy (Schade) Hepner. Barbara lived on Pontiac Street and went … Read more

Recent obituary: Susan Long

Susan Long of Chelsea, age 75, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, in Ann Arbor. She was born June 30, 1947, in Wyandotte, Michigan, the daughter of Edward and Marion (Dufour) Novack. Susan was the life of the party and always … Read more