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Obituaries
JOYCE WAGNER PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, June 16 2013

Joyce Wagner

Joyce (Hurdelbrink) Wagner, 79, of Holly, went to be with the Lord on Friday June 14, 2013, at Genesys Hospice Care Center in Goodrich.


Joyce was born on Feb. 3, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio to Alvin and Mildred Hurdelbrink.  She married her one true love, Eugene Wagner on Oct. 13, 1956.  They were married for the past 56 glorious years and made their home in Holly. Joyce spent her adult life as a homemaker and loving mother and enjoyed sewing, scrapbooking, bird watching, and most of all, spending time with her husband.  She dedicated her life to the Lord and shared His love with her entire family.


Joyce is survived by her sister Lois (Hurdelbrink) Harvey; husband Eugene; children Wendy (Terry) Shuster of Owosso,  Cindy (Randy) Terrence of Senoia, Georgia, Eric of Holly; grandchildren, Trevor (Kim) Kimber of Hammond, New York, Jennifer (Andy) Lees of Senoia, Georgia, Megan (Erik) Brabo of Owosso,  Jeffrey Terrence of Senoia, Georgia, Emily Shuster of Owosso; many great grandchildren; and close family friend George Lew of Waterford, Michigan. Joyce is predeceased by her parents Alvin and Mildred Hurdelbrink, and sister, Joanne Birr.


Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Monday, June 17 at Dryer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Crestwood Memorial Cemetery, Grand Blanc. Memorial contributions may be made to Genesys Hospice Care Center of Goodrich.  The family would like to thank the staff of Genesys Hospice Care Center for all of their help and support.

 
ARDATH A. REGAN PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, June 15 2013

Ardath A. Regan

Ardath A. Regan of Holly died Saturday, June 15, 2013. She was 80.

Mrs. Regan was born in Cincinnati, OH on Jan. 7, 1933, the daughter of Lawton and Margaret (Magoteaux) Muncy. She was the former owner of Carry's Corner, co-founder of the Carry Nation Festival, author and director of the Carry Nation Pageant, former Holly Chamber of Commerce president, former Holly Village Council member  and first woman member, former Holly village president and first woman president, former board member of the Michigan Municipal League and former vice president, former member of SEMCOG Board of Directors, former chair of the Oakland County Solid Waste Commission, and former Governor of the Michigan Optimist Club, to list just a few of her many accomplishments.

She is survived by her four children, James (Miriam) Regan of Texas, Jerry Regan of Bay City, Sean Regan of Utah, and Angelique Regan of Flint; five grandchildren, Heather Owens, Shannon Crews, Stephanie Schmidt, Matthew Regan and Sarah Regan; six great-grandchildren, Joshua, Jacob, Maddie, Ella, Jack, and Erin; brother, Lawton James Muncie of Kentucky; sisters, Claudia Fitzgerald of Wisconsin, and Missy Taylor of Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her husband Francis Regan and son Duane Regan.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 at Dryer Funeral Home with funeral services immediately following. Rev. Sharlyn Gates will officiate, and inurnment will be in Great Lake National Cemetery at a later date.  Memorial donations may be made to the Holly Presbyterian Church.

 
NORMAN P. ST. CLAIR PDF Print E-mail
Monday, June 10 2013

Noman P. St. Clair of Holly and Charlevoix died Saturday, June 8, 2013. He was 84.

Mr. St.Clair was born in Pontiac on Sept. 13, 1928, the son of William and Eva (Hardy) St.Clair. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and retired from GM after over 40 years of service. He was a wonderful father and loved woodworking. He was a member of the Amel Schwartz Post #149 American Legion of Holly and a member of the Flywheelers Club of Charlevoix.

He is survived by are his wife Jeanette; five children, Michele Wharton of Holly, Renee St.Clair of Howell, Vevette (Mike) Gazetti of Holly, Doug St.Clair of Holly, and Paul St.Clair of Grand Blanc; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandsons; brothers and sisters, Ken St.Clair of Arizona, Fran Simpson of Holly, Chuck Redman of Coldwater, and Frank Redman of Milford. He was preceded in death by his daughter Nancy and granddaughter Emery.

Visitation will be held from 3-9 p.m. Monday, June 10 at Dryer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 11 at the funeral home, with Chaplain Goodman Cox officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery with Military Honors under the auspices of Hulet-Bravender Post 5587 VFW, and Amel Schwartz Post 149 American Legion. Memorial donations may be made to McCandlish Manor.

 
RONALD J. KLEMPP PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, June 06 2013

Ronald Klempp
Ronald J. Klempp of Holly died Monday, June 3, 2013. He was 69.

Mr. Klempp was born on Jan. 18, 1944, the son of John and Della (Buck) Klempp. He was a member of the Highland Congregational Church and a member of the Linden Sportsman's Club.

He is survived by his wife Linda; two sons Kerry (Ortencia) Klempp of Texas and Nick (Jennifer) Klempp of Holly; seven grandchildren, Amber, Ravi, Kai, Trinity, Claudia, Cassandra, and Kristine; brothers and sisters, Bill Klempp of Holly, Joan Goovert of Holly, Shannon Turnpaugh of Linden, and Tom Klempp of Holly. He was preceded in death by his parents and his son Brian Klempp.

Visitation will be held from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, June 9 at Dryer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 10 with Dr. Gary Evans officiating. Burial will be in Beebe Cemetery.

 
JAMES N. BOURNE PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 04 2013

James N. Bourne

James N. Bourne formerly of Peekskill, NY died Saturday, June 1, 2013. He was 92.


Mr. Bourne was born in Peekskill, NY on Oct. 17, 1920, the son of William and Eva (Bybel) Bourne. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the US Army in the Pacific Theatre. He was was the co-owner and editor of a geology magazine, the Rock and Mineral Magazine and was a member of the Methodist Church of Courtland Manor, NY.


He is survived by his two daughters, Barbara Ann Larsen of Poughkeepsie, NY and Kathy L. (Gary) Neidhardt of Davison; two grandchildren, Gary James Neidhardt of OH and Nicole Ann Neidhardt of Rochester Hills; and three great-grandchildren, Melissa, Gary, and Faith. He was preceded in death by his twin brother Robert, brothers, John, William, and Edward, and sister Emily Booth.


Visitation will be from noon until 1 p.m. Monday, June 10 at Dryer Funeral Home with funeral services immediately following. Rev. Randall Schultz will officiate, and burial will take place in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly.  Memorial donations may be given to the family.

 
BARBARA ANN EDWARDS PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, May 26 2013

Barbara Ann Edwards of Holly, formerly of Waterford died Friday, May 24, 2013. She was 76.


She was retired from the T&C Federal Credit Union after 17 years of service. She loved gardening, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.


She was the daughter of the late Grover and Eva Tate; beloved wife of Robert Edwards for 56 years; dear mother of the late Vicki Edwards, the late Jeff Edwards, Robert (Scott) Edwards, and Mike (Irene) Edwards; sister of Donna (Tate) Reiter; grandmother of Todd A. Gehrke; and great-grandmother of Olivia Gehrke.

Visitation will be held from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 28 at Dryer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29 at the funeral home with Pastor Ed Pedley officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 
JENNIFER DUGGAN OSBORNE PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, May 21 2013

Jennifer Duggan Osborne

Jennifer Duggan Osborne of Davisburg, formerly of Detroit and Troy died unexpectedly on May 17, 2013. She was 48.

Jenny was deputy clerk at Rose Township and was an animal lover, always active in animal rescues.

She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Jim; two sons Ryan and Jacob; mother Carole (Richard) Gilberg, inlaws, Donald and Mary Lou Osborne; brother, Ron (Chris) Duggan; sister-in-law, Joni (Ron) Edwards; many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, James Duggan.

Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, and from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, with the Rosary being prayed at 7 p.m. at Wint & Son Funeral Home, 5929 S. Main St., Clarkston. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 24 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 3700 Harvey Lake Rd., Highland. In lieu of flowers, any to the donations to the family will be used for her sons’ future educations.

 
JAMES MICHAEL POTTER PDF Print E-mail
Monday, May 20 2013

James Michael Potter

James Michael Potter died Sunday, May 19, 2013. He was 1.

James Michael was born in Grand Blanc on May 21, 2012, the son of Kayla Potter and Torin McKay.

He is survived by by his parents; twin brother Jaxon Potter; grandparents Stacey and James Potter of Fenton and Melissa McKay of Holly; great-grandparents Pat and Gerald McKay of Holly and Yvonne Craig of White Lake; aunt Danielle Berlin of Arizona; cousins Riley Potter also of Arizona, and Annie McKay of Holly; and many great-aunts, great-uncles, and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. on Friday, May 24 at Dryer Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 6 p.m. with Pastor Ron Sharpe II officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

 
EUSEBIA H. MENG PDF Print E-mail
Monday, May 20 2013

Eusebia H. Meng formerly of Clarkston died Sunday, May 19, 2013. She was 94.

Mrs. Meng was born in Detroit on Aug. 4, 1918 the daughter of Eugene and Alta (Ebert) Richardson. She was the beloved wife of the late Carl Meng, dear mother of Mike Meng of Tawas; and sister of the late Rose Jean Bird. She and her late husband Carl loved to travel.

Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, May 23 at Dryer Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 5 p.m. with Pastor Ed Pedley officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Gentiva Hospice.

 
THEDA L. TURNER PDF Print E-mail
Monday, May 20 2013

Theda L. Turner of Holly died Sunday, May 19, 2013. She was born in Detroit on March 8, 1926, the daughter of Oscar and Jennie Bascerville) Buchs. She was retired from the Ford Motor Co. and loved sewing, crafting, cleaning house, and following her children and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Howard L. Turner, son Howard J. Turner, and daughter Diann McKinley. Surviving are three grandchildren, Carrie (Todd) Duncanson of Holly, Howard L. Turner of MO, and David M. Turner of MO; three great-grandchildren, Toni M. Duncanson, Jimmy Duncanson, and  Shaylee Kissner; two great-great-grandchildren, Addy and Ava Kissner; and dear friend Billie Lacey of Ray, MI.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

 
LINDA L. SAMUEL PDF Print E-mail
Monday, May 20 2013

Linda L. Samuel

Linda L. Samuel of Davisburg died Saturday, May 18, 2013. She was 67.

Mrs. Samuel was born in Detroit on Nov. 8, 1945, the daughter of August and Rose (Amorello) Piscopo. She was a former employee of the GM Parts Division and was a member of the Davisburg United Methodist Church. She loved flower gardening, crafts, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Wayne; two children, Michael Allen McWhorter of Clarkston and Jody Ann (Jason) Kreger of Clinton Twp.; two grandchildren, Kailee Rose and Valerie Nicole; and sister Joyce (James) DePauw of Clinton Twp. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Biagio Thomas Piscopo.

Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 at Dryer Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22 at the funeral home with Rev. Marvin Leach and Rev. David Fleming officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the All About Animals Rescue or the Alzheimer’s Association.

 
PATRICIA A. BAILEY PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, May 16 2013

Patricia A. Bailey

Patricia A. Bailey of Holly died Tuesday, May 16013. She was 66.

Mrs. Bailey was born in Holly on Feb. 26, 1947 the daughter of Robert and Shirley (Bard) Sipes. She was a member of the Women of the Moose of Holly.

She is survived by three children, Irene (Steve) Knapp of FL, Ronald Cheeseman of Holly, and Tammy Lane of Fenton; five grandchildren, Amanda Knapp, Jennifer Vacco, Stevie Knapp, Mark Bailey, and Brittany Bailey; two great-grandchildren, Shelby Knapp and Donovan Vacco; mother Shirley Sipes of Holly; sisters Susan (Cliff) Warr of Au Gres and Debbie Sipes of Fenton; two brothers, Steven and Paul Sipes, both of Holly; nephews Wayne and Timothy Sipes; and great-nephew Nathan Sipes. She was preceded in death by her husband Clyde Bailey, father Robert Sipes, and brother Philip Sipes.

Visitation will be held from 2 – 5 and 7 – 9 p.m. Thursday, May 16, and Friday, May 17, 2013 at Dryer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 
KAREN S. GREVE PDF Print E-mail
Friday, May 10 2013

Karen Sue Greve of Holly died Thusday, May 9, 2013. She was 69.

Mrs. Greve was born in Holly on Dec. 7, 1943 the daughter James and Mary (Bronson) Hopson. She had a big heart and helped care for health needs for many people in the Holly area for many years. She was a member of the Holly Seventh Day Adventist Church.

She is survived by her husband Montie; three children, Linda (Kelly) Cansler of Texas, Robert (Tiffany) Potter of Grand Blanc, and Lori (Rova) Thorne of Holly; seven grandchildren, Kolby and Kolton Cansler, Rob and Dan Couchman, and Stefanie, Robert, and Elena Potter; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelyn Keway of Holly, and Mary Torres of Davisburg; 3 brothers, Ernie Hopson of Holly, Gary Hopson of Holly, and Norm Hopson of Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her son Ron Potter.

Visitation will be held from 2-9 p.m. Monday, May 13 at Dryer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Linden. Memorial donations may be made to the Adelphian Junior Academy.

 
PAUL MALCOLM ALEXANDER PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, May 09 2013

Paul Malcolm Alexander died May 1, 2013, peacefully in his sleep.  He was 88.

Mr. Alexander served in the US Navy as an Aviation Radioman until May, 1946. He was happily married to Betty June (Ravely) Alexander in August of 1953, and was a retired woodshop and industrial arts teacher for the Royal Oak School district. He was an avid gardener – a kind and gentle soul who will be greatly missed by many.

He is survived by his four children, Ronald, Karen, David, and Susan; 6 grandchildren, Azure, Angelica, Violet, Amolia, Janelle, and Doreena; 1 great-grandchild, Zaiyanna.

 
MARILYN A. BURNETTE PDF Print E-mail
Monday, May 06 2013

Marilyn Burnette

Marilyn A. Burnette died Friday, May 2013. She was 74.

Born in Detroit on May , 1938, she was the daughter of Earl and Flossie (Vogt) Hughes. She was the owner of Sandig Ufer Kenel, and was a Therapy Dog Certifier for many years. She was a member of the American Kennel Club.

She is survived by her husband, Aaron; six children, Kenneth Burnette of Kalkaska, Patricia Ball of Davison, Cheryl Tessens of Holly, Terry Hyvonen of Holly, Joni Hyvonen of Colorado, and Jan Hyvonen of Novi; many grandchildren, and great grandchildren; brothers Michael Hughes of Port Huron, and Chuck Hughes of Anderson; sister Roberta Boston of California.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Michigan Humane Society.

 
RUTH A. SWINEHART PDF Print E-mail
Friday, May 03 2013

Ruth A. Swinehart of Waterford died Friday, May 3, 2013. She was 98.

Mrs. Swinehart was born in Austin Corners, MI on Dec. 26, 1915 the daughter of Charles and Nora (Swayze) Hine. She was retired from Oakland County Register of Deeds  and was a member of the Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church. She enjoyed painting, needle work, gardening and helping friends.

She is survived by her daughter Jerri Swinehart of Waterford and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward; twin brother Ralph Hine, sisters Maud Hine, Carrie Hine and Edith Hine; and brother Charles Hine.

Visitation will be from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 and from 1 – 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5 at Dryer Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Monday, May 6 at the funeral home with Pastor Patricia Harton officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Clarkston. Memorial donations may be made to the Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church or the Leukemia Foundation.

 





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