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Fame G. WAITE

Died: Thursday, July 16, 2015
Age: 63
WAITE, Fame G.; of Royal Oak; July 16, 2015; age 63; sister of Tom (Diane) Waite; aunt of David (Jeannie) Burk, Jeff (Jennifer) Waite & Scott Waite; great aunt of Houston, Dallas, Brent, Drew, Billy, Lucas, Addison & Nolan; Godmother of Andrew McIlwain; preceded in death by her parents Joseph & Harriett; also survived by many close friends she considered family. Memorial service Wednesday, August 5 at 12:30 p.m. at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home ,Clarkston with visitation beginning at 11:30 a.m. Inurnment Lakeview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Michigan Humane Society.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Harry "Red" Seavey

Died: Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Age: 90
Harry “Red” Seavey, or “CV the CB” as some called him, a proud World War II veteran and family man, passed away at his home in Leonard on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. He was 90 years old.

Mr. Seavey was born on his grandparents’ farm in Franklin Village in 1925 and grew up in Keego Harbor where he attended Roosevelt High School.

Before he could complete school, WWll broke out and he enlisted on August 8, 1943.

During the war, Mr. Seavey was a member of the Fighting Seabees and the 130th Naval Construction Battalion. He served in the Pacific Theater on the islands of Oahu, Saipan and Okinawa. While on Saipan, Mr. Seavey trained with the 2nd Marine Division in preparation for the battle of Okinawa. He was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1946.

After returning from the war, Mr. Seavey went back to Roosevelt High School to finish his senior year. While at school, he met the love of his life, Ms. Connie Flintotf. They began to date after she asked him to accompany her to a Sadie Hawkins dance.

Red and Connie were married on June 28, 1948 and had two children.

After graduation, Mr. Seavey attended Wayne State to become a journeyman electrician and worked for the City of Pontiac. He was also an electrical contractor. Later, Mr. Seavey became a master electrician and was the electrical inspector for Addison and Oxford.

He was also an electrician for GM and worked at Truck and Bus for 18 years. He ran a 10-acre farm on his property in Leonard.

Mr. Seavey was always proud to be a WWII veteran and liked to tell people about his time overseas.

He also enjoyed working on his farm, driving his John Deere and spending time traveling with his family.

Being a Christian man, he served the Lord as a Sunday school teacher, mission board member, deacon and door-greeter at his church.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years Connie, his daughter Anna, son Kurt, grandsons Ken, Kris and Klayt Seavey and granddaughter Adrianne LeMieux.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Crossroads Baptist Church, 6835 Weyer Rd., Imlay City MI 48444 on Saturday, July 25, with family greeting friends at 11 a.m., service to follow. Interment at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, MI on Monday, July 27 at 12:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mission Board of Crossroads Baptist Church in Imlay City and/or Oakwood Community Church in Ortonville, MI.

More info at lynchandsonsoxford.com

Suzan Camille Pendred

Died: Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Age: 56
Suzan Camille “Suz” Mersino Pendred, of Oxford, passed away July 15, 2015. She was 56.

She was born June 30, 1959 in Goodrich, MI. Suzan was a hardworking family woman with a strong faith and overwhelming love for her family and friends. She was very passionate in everything that she did and seemed to always have a smile on her face. She is known by many as the former owner of Art & Dick’s Party Store on Burdick Street in Oxford but was also known as a caregiver to the elderly and for her catering business at Camp Oakland.

Suzan is the loving mother of Rhonda Pendred and Rick Pendred. Caring daughter of Richard (Kathleen) Mersino. Dear sister of John (Ruby) Mersino, Dan (Pauline) Mersino, Margo (Tom) Reyes, Anne (Robert) Segula, Jeff (Darlene) Mersino, Barbara (Mike) Clementson, Pauline (Chris) Mersino. Step-sister of Kimberly (Jeff) Collier, Kirk (Margaret) McCoy, Todd (Darryn) McCoy, and Dawn (David) Taylor. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her mother Ardise Mersino.

A funeral was held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors Bossardet Chapel, Oxford with Pastor Dave Gerber officiating. Memorials to a charity of your choice are appreciated.

To leave an online condolence, visit www.LynchFamilyFuneralDirectors.com

Greta L. GEIGER

Died: Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Age: 94
GEIGER, Greta L. of Clarkston; July 14, 2015; age 94; preceded in death by her son Richard and daughter Judy. Greta is survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Greta retired from Pontiac Motors after 41 years. Funeral Service Saturday, July 18th at 12:30 PM at the Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Saturday 11:30 AM until time of service. Interment Lakeview Cemetery, Clarkston. Memorials can be made to Lourdes Nursing Home. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Orville Wayne Baldwin

Died: Monday, July 13, 2015
Age: 75
BALDWIN, ORVILLE WAYNE

Orville Baldwin of Hadley was born September 11, 1939 in Barton City, Michigan to the late Orville and Helen (nee: Pearsall) Baldwin. He married the former Judith Lee Marr on December 30, 1961 in Hale, Michigan. She preceded him in death in 1999. He is survived by four children, Julie (Charles) Allen, Mary (Richard) Boyce, Wayne (Rebecca) Baldwin and Gary (Denise) Baldwin; seven grandchildren, Amber, Donald, Logan, Jade, Richard, Brooke and Jemma; two brothers, Rodger (Berniece) Baldwin and Norm (Barbara) Baldwin; one sister, Kathy (Kenneth) Rodgers; he was preceded in death by one sister, Dixie Arndt. Wayne retired from Pontiac Motor and was veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a former member of the American Kennel Club and the Lake Orion Eagles. He was an avid hunter, enjoyed trout fishing and the outdoors. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 16, 2015 at COATS VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME – ORTONVILLE. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Hadley. Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. To send a condolence visit www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/obituaries.

Helen L. Smith

Died: Monday, July 13, 2015
Age: 81
Helen L. Smith, of Oxford, passed away on July 13, 2015 at her home. She was 81.

Loving mother of Gayle (Gary) Tucker, of Oxford; Patricia (Wayne) Colvin, of AL; and Juanita (Ed), of Mayville. Beloved grandmother of Lance Passarelli, Chase Tucker, Tyler Colvin, Ashley Colvin and Wade Stevenson. Dear great grandmother of Natalie Colvin.

Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Helen was preceded in death by her parents Warren and Zelma Smith; and two brothers Harold and Arthur Smith.

Helen was Oxford's biggest high school football fan, so in Helen’s memory the family requests donations to the Oxford Football Program, The Oxford Football Field or to American Legion Post 108.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 18 at the Modetz Funeral Home - Silverbell Chapel (100 E. Silverbell Rd.) in Orion Township. Pastor Robert L. Holt officiated.

Interment was at East Lawn Cemetery in Lake Orion. Arrangements by Huntoon Funeral Home. Please share memories at www.huntoonfuneralhomes.com

Charles Minton

Died: Monday, July 13, 2015
Age: 83
Charles Minton, of Port Charlotte FL, formerly of Ferndale and Oxford, died July 13, 2015. He was 83

Born June 18, 1932 in Washington DC to George and Verna Minton. Graduated from Lincoln High in 1950. Married Joan Jaeger in Ferndale on October 11, 1952.

Chuck was an Eagle Scout and he served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a Design Engineer Leader and worked for The Chrysler Corporation for thirty years, had his own design business and resided in Holland, MI for several years after retiring from Chrysler. He adored his dogs, loved to hunt and fish. He was especially proud of his farm in Oxford. Chuck was a member of Elks (Rotonda Lodge #2710), American Legion (past Commander of Oxford Post 108, Rotonda #113) and Moose (Gulf Cove Lodge #2554).

He is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Joan. Cherished father of Kim(Jim) Smith of Lapeer MI, Brad Minton of Port Charlotte and special grandson, Christopher Jennings of Port Charlotte. Beloved brother of Marilyn Ahlquist, Jim (Linda) and Don (Donna). Dear grandfather of Amanda Penrose, Vaughn and Rebecca Smith, step grandson Sean Carlson. Great - grandchildren Madison, Elijah, Jaxson and one due in September. Preceeded in death by his parents and daughter Cheryl Penrose Jennings.

Arrangements are through Lemon Bay Funeral Home. A memorial service will be set for a later date in Florida. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the charity of your choice.

Mary Rose HINGST (ROMANOSKI)

Died: Friday, July 10, 2015
Age: 83
HINGST (ROMANOSKI), Mary Rose; “Marilyn”; born December 26, 1931 in Sturgeon Lake, MN; Mary lead a very active life until her stroke on July 1st. She passed July 10, 2015; age 83; preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Ward, brother Frank Romanoski and parents Paul and Eva (Magdziarz) Romanoksi; dear mother of Debbie (Mike) McAlpin, Karen Hingst, John (Joyce) Hingst & Brian Hingst; devoted grandmother of Michael & Christina McAlpin, Lauren & Jim Hingst; sister of Leonard (Jean) Romanoski; Mary graduated in 1950 from Willow River High School, MN. She was employed by Waterford School District for 15 years and retired as lead baker at Mason Junior High. She was a long time member of Knights of Columbus and active at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church. She loved to exercise, walk and attend yoga classes. She was an amazing mom, grandma and friend. Her passion in life was taking care of everyone around her. Mary’s love for baking, cooking and trying new recipes kept everyone happy and well fed. Rosary service Tuesday 4:30 p.m. at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Tuesday 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass Wednesday 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, Waterford. Interment Thursday 11:00 a.m. at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Iva E. POTTER

Died: Thursday, July 09, 2015
Age: 91
POTTER, Iva E.; of Waterford; July 9, 2015; age 91; preceded in death by her husband John and brothers Ken & Jerry Rush; mother of Pat (Tom) Sturgeon and Terry (Randy) Hines; grandma of Randy, Jr. and Joel; sister in law of Bill Potter and Jan Rush. Iva retired as secretary from Waterford Township High School and was a member of Waterford Church of Christ. Friends may visit Sunday 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Monday 3:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. at the Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home, Clarkston. Funeral Service Tuesday 11:00 a.m. at Waterford Church of Christ. Memorials may be made to Rochester College or Church of Christ Care Center.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Sireta Neighbors

Died: Thursday, July 09, 2015
Age: 79
Sireta P. Neighbors, of Oxford, Michigan, went home to be with the Lord on July 9, 2015. She was 79.

She was born to the late Harold and Marguerite Sitzes on August 27, 1935 in White Lake, Michigan. She is survived by her loving husband Bob, her six children and their spouses; Cheryl Lynn and her husband Gary Woods, Diane and her husband Ken Fairley, Harold Neighbors, Penny and her husband Daymon Allison, Melanie Neighbors Kremkau, and Jon Neighbors and his wife Lisa, her sister and brother-in-law Carol and Monte Petty, and Sister Betty Carpenter. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren, Leah, Katherine, Kasi, Lauren, Bobbie, Bobby, and Jacob, and 18 great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Sireta enjoyed being involved in many clubs and activities including, two golf leagues, as well as many traveling golf outings. She was a member of The Ruby Rascal Redhatters of Oxford and Lake Orion, and was previously active at the Senior Center of Lake Orion. She also loved to travel and enjoyed a yearly trek to the Kentucky Derby with friends. Other trips included Florida, Arkansas, and Indiana to visit with family and friends along the way. Most recently, she traveled to the Last Frontier, the great State of Alaska, to visit family and sight see on "the trip of a lifetime"! She also devoted many hours to her favorite charity, the Desert Angels of Auburn Hills, MI to honor the US Military. She also loved to crochet, was an avid reader, and had a passion for garage sales!

With all that she was involved in, that was not who she was. Sireta, first and foremost, was a Child of God, devoted Wife, Mother, Grandma, Great Grandma, Daughter, Sister, Aunt and Great Aunt. Her life and her legacy is that of unconditional love. God has received into His Kingdom a most beautiful Angel.

Services were held on July 11-12, 2015 at Lynch and Sons Funeral Directors of Oxford, Michigan.

To leave an online condolence visit www.LynchFamilyFuneralDirectors.com

Donations may be sent to the Desert Angels of Auburn Hills in her memory: Desert Angels of Auburn Hills. P.O. Box 210455, Auburn Hills, MI 48321 –– 248-736-6403 –– www.TheDesertAngels.org
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