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Port Huron, Michigan Nike Vicky Zimmer 1931 — 2023 ?????? ? ????? - (ay-OH-nee-ah ee MNEE-mee) Greek for "Eternal Memory". As long as we have our memories, Vicky will live on in our hearts. Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. Lamentations 3:31-32. Vicky passed on August 24th, 2023, at age 92 of natural causes. She is predeceased by her Greek immigrant parents, Peter and Katherine Costas and six siblings. The Costas Family had a farm in Pinkney, Michigan and sold produce in Detroit's Historic Eastern Market. A graduate of Stockbridge High School in Pinkney, she participated in plays and the Glee Club. Next to her high school yearbook photo was the caption, "She's peppy, nice and sweet, the kind of... Dade City, Florida William Cline 1947 — 2023 Capt. William Edward (Bill) Cline, 76, of Dade City Florida entered eternal life Thursday, August 10, 2023, after a short illness. He was born December 1, 1947, in Port Huron, Michigan, the son of the late William and Mary (Taylor) Cline. Bill graduated from Port Huron Northern High School in 1965 and served honorably with the United States Air Force in Vietnam from 1967 to 1970. He married Mary Jane Belesky on January 27, 1978. He started work on the Great Lakes in 1975 with Ogelbay Norton Columbia Transportation and became Captain in 1986. He retired from the Gaelic Tug company in 2012. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane, and brothers and sisters-in-law, Chuck and Nancy Belesky, Jim and... Gaylord, Michigan Jon Alan Kosht 1939 — 2022 Jon Alan Kosht, age 82, passed away on October 17, 2022, after battling cancer. He was born in Saginaw, MI, on December 5, 1939, to John and Gladys (Nichols) Kosht. After graduating from Arthur Hill High School, he served overseas in the U.S. Navy, stationed onboard the USS Yorktown. While serving in the Navy, he met and married Laurel Hoffman. Upon completing his service with the Navy, he and Laurel returned to Michigan and settled in Sanford, to begin his career at Consumers Energy. During this time, he attended Delta College and Saginaw Valley State earning his degree in business administration. He left Consumers after working there for 23 years, with increasing areas of... Huntington, Indiana Dr. Frederick Bert Hauenstein 1933 — 2022 Dr. Frederick Bert Hauenstein, age 88, of Huntington, IN. passed away on Monday, October 3, 2022, at Heritage Pointe of Huntington. Frederick was born on December 27, 1933, in Huntington, IN. to Lawrence and Susie (Anson) Hauenstein. His parents preceded him in death. Frederick married Sandra Ann Doyel on October 16, 1955, in Muncie, IN, and she survives in Huntington. Frederick was a 1951 graduate of Huntington Township High School. He received his undergraduate and Master's degree from Ball State University and doctorate from Indiana University. Post-doctoral work was done at Case Western University. While in college he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon social Fraternity, Phi Delta Kappa... Kennesaw, Georgia Donald Clarence Reynolds 1929 — 2022 Donald Clarence Reynolds, 92, joined his late wife Barbara in Heaven, on September 12, 2022.Don was born December 8, 1929, in Port Huron, MI, to Robert and Leola (Day) Reynolds. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of sixty years; parents; brothers, Robert, Milton, and Larry Reynolds; sisters, Lanora Reid, Marjorie Werner, Janet Gerlach, Gail McLean, Linda Campbell, and infant Audrey Lynn Reynolds. Don grew up in a family of eleven siblings born between 1926 and 1953. He was an animal lover and true horseman who keenly saw and brought out the hidden potential in all horses, even the difficult ones. An accomplished trainer and rider, many of Don's most defining moments in life were... Lancaster, South Carolina Maurice Kalaf 1936 — 2022 Maurice "Moe" Kalaf, 86, of Lancaster, South Carolina passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on Friday July 29, 2022. Moe was born in Meta, Missouri on January 18, 1936, as one of ten children to the late George and Sadie (Shamaly) Kalaf. He moved to Port Huron, Michigan at the age of 10. Moe worked several jobs in Port Huron and eventually owned and operated Northgate Shell for many years. He married Rita Weber on June 10, 1961, and served in the National Guard, US Army, and US Army Reserves. In 1977, he moved to Forestville, Michigan where he and his wife owned and operated Kalaf's Korner General Store. Moe loved being with his family and enjoyed joking around with... Indianapolis, Indiana J. Richard Cassin 1933 — 2022 J. Richard Cassin, Dallas, TX- James Richard "Dick" Cassin, 88, formerly of Indianapolis, IN, died Tuesday, July 5, 2022. An educator and public affairs practitioner, Dick was born Oct.7, 1933 in Port Huron, Ml. He was preceded in death by his parents Lloyd G. Cassin and Gladys C. Smith Cassin-McCarron of Port Huron and brother Kelley L. Martin of Clarkston, Ml. Dick was also preceded in death by his wife of more than 67 years, W. Christine Carr Cassin. An Air Force veteran of both Korean and Vietnam service, Dick first came to Indianapolis in military uniform in 1966 to be stationed at Fort Benjamin Harrison. He came from Japan where he was a radio and TV personality for the Armed Forces... Apex, North Carolina Richard Talladay 1943 — 2022 Richard Talladay is in the care of Apex Funeral Home and service details can be seen on the website at apexfuneral.net St Helen, MI John "Dick" Richard Jones 1931 — 2022 John Richard Jones, age 90, passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at The Villa at West Branch. He was born on May 19, 1931 in Croswell, MI to Robert Earl and Rose (Kota) Jones. Dick has lived in St. Helen since 1984 formerly of Croswell. On February 1, 1964 he married Clarabelle Dickinson. Dick worked as a farmer, briefly as a mail man, and at the sugar factory as a chemist. He retired from the Michigan Employment Security Commission (MESC). He was always ready to lend a hand at a moments notice. Dick was very active in local churches and volunteered at Hospice of Helping Hands, We Care and the Blue Gill Festival. He served on the board for We Care and the planning committee for the... Waco Richard Maxwell Grandy 1946 — 2022 Richard Maxwell Grandy, age 76, of Woodway, passed away at his home peacefully surrounded by his family Monday, March 21, 2022. Visitation will be held from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm Sunday, March 27, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am Monday at St. Jerome Catholic Church with Msgr. William Brooks and Father James Ekeocha officiating. Burial will be at St. Patrick Mount Hope Cemetery in Croswell, Michigan at a later date. Richard was born February 13, 1946 in Croswell, Michigan where he was also raised. He graduated from Cros-Lex High School and then Michigan State University with a Bachelor's degree. He married Barbara Westbrook Grandy,... Elkhart Betty Jean Nowicki 1937 — 2022 Betty Jean Nowicki, 84, of Elkhart, went Home to her Lord and Savior on Monday, March 1, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family. Betty was born on September 12, 1937 in Greenwood Twp., MI to the late Lewis and Anna Fern (Siple) Silk. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Leroy Fleisher and second husband, Bill Nowicki; 2 grandsons and 9 siblings. Betty is survived by her children, David L. (Vicki) Fleisher of Dowagiac, MI, Gretta Wooten (Fred Webster) of White Pigeon, MI, Debra (Steve) Hilliard of Spfld, OH and Bonnie Eggleston of Elkhart; 9 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and 7 great great grandchildren. Betty was a member at Central Christian Church and Council for... Nacogdoches James Philip Pegg 1946 — 2022 James Philip Pegg, beloved husband, father, "Granpapi", son, brother, and uncle. Phil passed away on January 4th, 2022 at the age of 75 at his home in Nacogdoches, TX. Phil was born in Port Huron, Michigan on March 20th, 1946 to Virginia Eleanor Pegg and James Philip Pegg. He was a sailor, a school teacher, an artist, a designer, a veteran, and friend, but above all he was a missionary for the Good News of Jesus Christ in the Caribbean, Central America and at the coffee shop. He was known for his warm, loving spirit, and his love for the Lord. Phil is survived by his wife of 46 years Lydia of Nacogdoches, TX, his sons Chris Pegg, wife Sara Pegg of Russellville, Arkansas and Erik Pegg, wife... Seminole, Florida Philip "Doug" Cowdin 1932 — 2022 Philip D. Cowdin "Doug" of Seminole, Florida, passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022, at the age of 89. Doug was born in Oakwood, MI on December 7, 1932, to father Frank and mother Effa Schoch. Doug was preceded in death by his daughter Mary Jo Cowdin (2004) and his sisters Leota Keenan, Delora Ashurst, Margaret Wray, and Joyce Marlow. He is survived by his wife of 64 years Charlotte Rhodes from Lake Orion, MI; children Chris (s. Martha) (Chesterfied, MI) and Mark (Colorado Springs, CO); grandchildren Christian Keller (s. Patrick), Ross Romeo (s. Elizabeth), Andie Roesner (s. Andrew), Nathan Cowdin, Michael Cowdin, Elizabeth Cowdin, Bennet Cowdin, and Ryan Cowdin; great-grandchildren... StClair Dennis Floyd Swoffer Sr. 1951 — 2021 Dennis Floyd Swoffer Sr, 70, passed away on Wednesday December 29th, 2021 in Riverview, Florida after a short battle with cancer. Denny was born on March 3rd, 1951 in Port Huron, Michigan to Floyd and Betty Swoffer. He met and married his high school sweetheart, Kathleen Sue Edie (Swoffer), on August 9th, 1969. Denny was an amazing man who was loved by many. He worked at American Tape for over 45 years, was a successful business owner and was involved in several organizations throughout his lifetime. Surviving to cherish the memory of Denny include his wife of 52 years, Kathy; father, Floyd Swoffer; daughter, Diana (Todd) Pack; son, Dennis (Tina) Swoffer; four grandchildren Brianna... Harbor Springs Karen Ann Shaw 1942 — 2021 Karen Ann Shaw, 79, of Harbor Springs, formerly St. Clair, Michigan, died November 2, 2021. Karen was born on July 11, 1942, the daughter of John and Ina (Horton) Campbell. She graduated from Marysville High School in 1960. After high school she enrolled at Central Michigan University, where she was active in the cheerleading program and graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1964. While at Central her best friend set her up on a blind date with Kenneth Shaw who attended the University of Michigan. They were married on June 26, 1965, and spent the next 56 years happily married. They still maintain lifelong friendships with those they were close with during these early years. Karen worked... Sandusky Brian Scott Moran 1959 — 2021 SANDUSKY, MI- Brian Scott Moran was born April 7, 1959 in Toledo, OH to Edward and Marilyn (Wilt) Moran and unfortunately passed on October 31, 2021 at McLaren Port Huron Hospital from complications from Covid. Brian lived his younger to high school life in Palmyra and graduated from Blissfield High School in 1977. He enjoyed woodshop class and wrestled several years in high school. After graduation and a few odd jobs, Brian enlisted in the United States Army and served his country for four years. Mainly stationed in California, Brian traveled a few places, most notedly Enewetak in the Marshall Islands Chain in the Pacific Ocean. After the Army, Brian worked in photography taking school... Gaylord Gisela Norey 1932 — 2021 Gisela Ruth Norey, 89, of Gaylord formerly of Port Huron, passed away Friday, October 29, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born to George and Erna (Henke) Feuerlein on March 3, 1932, in Detroit, Michigan and grew up in the area. Gisela was a graduate of Wayne State University. Gisela worked for Ford Motor Company as an executive accountant. She loved gardening, canning, watching birds, doing puzzles, playing board games and music. She was a church organist all of her adult life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene in 2020, and daughter Cheryl Ruth Norey. Gisela is survived by her sons, Rick (Terri) Norey of Mancelona, MI and Dan (Millie) Norey of Chattanooga, TN;... Richfield,Ohio, Ohio Audrey Jean Angbrandt 1943 — 2021 AUDREY JEAN ANGBRANDT (nee Jawor), 78 of Richfield, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was an avid baker and seamstress. She was a life long member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Port Huron, MI. until she moved to Richfield, Ohio in 2017. In Richfield, she enjoyed volunteering at the local senior center and was an active member of St. Victor Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her parents Alfreda and Anthony Jawor and son-in-law Dennis Schultze. Audrey is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Larry, daughters, Gayle of Frankfurt Germany, Carrie Hamberg (Dave) of Wilder Ky., Deborah Duffy (Michael) of Alexandria, Ky.,... Ocala, FL Joyce M Schaefer 1931 — 2021 Joyce M. Schaefer, 90, of Ocala, FL, formerly of Marysville, MI, died on Monday, October 11, 2021. She was born in Port Huron, MI to the late Lowell and Irene Downing. Joyce married Harry J. Schaefer March 2, 1948 in Cumberland, MD, and was married 41 years before his passing on June 28, 1989. She is survived by 2 daughters; Linda (Jerry) Johnston and Peggy (Paul) Gooch, 3 grandchildren; Greg (Casey) Thorner, Cheryl (Al) Walker, and Laurie (Jeff) Lindsay, 9 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren, also many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her granddaughter Jill Lynn Johnston in 1981. After cremation has taken place, she will be buried in Riverlawn Cemetery,... Tellico Village Loudon James Arnold Bush 1937 — 2021 James Arnold Bush 83, of Tellico Village, passed away July 12, 2021 after a difficult battle with congestive heart failure. Jim was born November 19, 1937 to Charles and Ruth Bush of Port Huron, Michigan. Jim lost his mother when he was just five years old, and he faced many obstacles during his childhood as a result. Overcoming them all, he graduated from Port Huron HS in 1956 and served proudly in the United States Air Force from 1956 to 1960. He and his wife Pat were married in 1963 and had three children. Jim worked as an engineer for Ford Motor for thirty years, and retired to Tellico Village in 1998. Waiting to greet him as he arrived in heaven were his wife of 32 years Pat...
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