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Charles Wesley BROADWAY

Died: Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Age: 92
BROADWAY, Charles Wesley; of Caseville; June 17, 2015; age 92; passed away peacefully at Tuscola Medical Care Community in Caro after a long and happy life. He was born June 1, 1923 to Mabel (Kellogg) and Richard Broadaway. He married Mildred Westover in Redford on November 7, 1942 and lived in Clarkston until he moved to Caseville in 2002 with his daughter Fran. Charles was preceded in death by his parents, beloved wife Mildred, sisters Mary Whitwell and Mackie Bowles, daughter Carol Pepper, grandson Scott Williams, and son-in-law Chuck Young. Charles is survived by his sister Nita Robinson; daughters, Fran Young and Char (Steve) Williams; grandchildren Vicki (Patrick) Essenmacher, Tina (Kurt) Kowitz, Chuck (Julie) Pepper, and Jennifer (James) Stewart; and five great grandchildren. Charles served in the Civilian Conservation Corps as a teenager and in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, introducing himself as “Honest Charlie,” trading stories, and watching the Detroit Tigers. Funeral Service Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 12:30 pm at the Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home, Clarkston, where friends may visit Friday 6-8 pm and Saturday 11:30 am until time of the service. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com.

Lena Fenner

Died: Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Age: 101
Lena Fenner passed away on June 17, 2015 at the age of 101.

She was a long-time resident of Oxford. She had spent the last 17 years in Florida with her son Robert. She enjoyed working the flea markets every week.

She is survived by Sons Robert (Diane), of Hernando Florida; Louis, of Harrison Michigan; and George (Sheryl), of Metamora Michigan. She’s also survived by 12 grandchildren and many great and great-great grandchildren.

Lena was Grandma to everyone she will be missed by those that knew and loved her.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial will be held in Michigan at a later date.

Paul D. JEFFREY, Jr.

Died: Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Age: 63
JEFFREY, Paul D. Jr.; of Clarkston; formerly of Pontiac; suddenly June 16, 2015; age 63; husband of Carol; father of Brenda (Greg) Mausolf and Robert (fiance’ Nancy Tippett) Jeffrey; grandpa of Aubrie “Puddin” and Tyler “Ty”; preceded in death by parents Paul & Margaret; brother of Marsha (Tony) Mangiapane, Robin (Ron) Burch & Deborah King; son in law of Erna (late Gerald) Cooper; also survived by many other family members and his beloved dog, Angel. Paul retired from General Motors after 37 ½ years of service and enjoyed golfing. Friends may visit at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston Sunday 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Funeral service Monday, June 22, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Cemetery service with military honors Wednesday 9:30 a.m. at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Jerry Eugene Marsh

Died: Sunday, June 14, 2015
Age: 61
Jerry Eugene Marsh, Age 61 of Lake Orion, passed away on June 14, 2015. He was the loving husband of Laurie for 30 years; and dear son of the late Jim and Sally Marsh.

Jerry was also the brother of Larry (Robyn) Marsh, son-in-law of Marcia Hasson, and brother-in-law of Liz (John) Wyss, Michelle (Kevin) Klaft, and Glenn (Holly) Perry. He was the uncle of Shannon, Sean, Reed, Brenna, Kallyn, Griffin, Ted, and Nathan.

Jerry taught Computer Science and Engineering at Oakland University for 35 years.

He loved classic rock music and playing the drums.

He was a graduate of Lake Orion High School and Oakland University.

Funeral service will be held Friday, June 19, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. at the Modetz Funeral Home, 100 E. Silverbell Rd., Orion.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 3-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers memorials would be appreciated to Seasons Hospice Foundation, 8537 Solution Center, Chicago, Il. 60677, www.seasonsfoundation.org An online guestbook may be found at www.modetzfuneralhomes.com


Died: Saturday, June 13, 2015
Age: 82
BLANCHARD, REGINA M., of Waterford, died June 13, 2015 at 82 years of age. Born June 26, 1932 in Larksville, PA the daughter of the late George and Catherine Coach. Beloved wife of the late Cliff Blanchard; loving mother of Don R. (Stephanie) Blanchard; dearest grandmother of Holley, Nicholas and Zachary. Mrs. Blanchard was a long time member of Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church where she spent many years teaching catechism classes; for years Regina enjoyed roller skating with her husband Cliff. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday June 17, 2015 at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church (5481 Dixie Hwy, Waterford). Burial at Millington Cemetery, Millington. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 4-9 p.m. with a Scripture service at 7:00 p.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME –WATERFORD. To send condolences to the family please visit www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.


Died: Saturday, June 13, 2015
Age: 72
HETHERINGTON (MANSFIELD), Sue Ann; of Waterford; June 13, 2015; age 72; wife of Ronald; mother of James Fairbrother, Robert (Karen) Cotter and Delores (Mark) Knapp; preceded in death by her son William (Pat) Breitenstein; grandmother of many grandchildren & great grandchildren; sister of Luana (Dr. Forrest) Hunt and the late Neal Mansfield; also survived by 3 step-sons, many extended family members and friends she considered family. Sue Ann retired from General Motors, parts plant in Waterford. Friends may visit at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston, Monday 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. at Funeral Home where friends may visit at 11:30 a.m. Cemetery Service Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at Great Lakes National Cemetery.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com


Phillip Spencer Kilgour

Died: Thursday, June 11, 2015
Phillip Spencer Kilgour of Ortonville died at home, surrounded by his family was born July 24, 1940 in Detroit.

Husband of R. Diana Bare; father of Delores E. (Wayne) McKinney, Diana M. (Michael) Kaczmarek, and Debra A. (Rob) Field; grandfather of Joe S. Guel, Michael O. Guel, and Isabella M. Kaczmarek; brother of Robert B. (Mary) Kilgour; brother-in-law of Pamela R. (Dan) Harrison; uncle of Joshua S. Gust, Rachel D. Carrol, Benjamin Kilgour and Richard (Kelly) Kilgour; and a friend to many. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Santos Casillas and Robert B. Kilgour, and sister Dolores Elisabeth Kilgour. He was beloved by all.

Phillip served in the United States Army, serving three tours of duty in Vietnam. He took pride in his strength, earning a black belt in Japanese Shotokan Karate. He had the heart of a warrior, yet was gentle and kind. Phillip was an artist, seeing the beauty in life and the structures around him, painting, sculpting and drawing. He was an avid sports fan and a great cook. Always jovial, everyone appreciated his sense of humor and stories.

He enjoyed the companionship of his friends at the Edna Burton Senior Center in Ortonville and volunteered, teaching art to seniors. He was a Freemason and Eastern Star.

His family and friends honor his service, celebrate his life and mourn his heartbreaking loss. Phillip will rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

Edward George Thompson

Died: Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Age: 76
Edward Thompson of Ortonville was born June 11, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Goodenow and Ruth (nee: Henning) Thompson. He married the former Arlene Foppes on October 2, 1980 in Troy, Michigan. He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Arlene Thompson; one daughter, Andrea Thompson and one son, Mike (Theresa) Thompson; one granddaughter, Danielle Thompson; two brothers, Art (Sandra) Thompson and Bill (Yvonne) McClure; one sister Molly Meharg. Ed retired from Chrysler Corp. in 1991. Upon his retirement he along with his wife Arlene purchased the former Featherston Hardware in Ortonville renaming it Thompson’s Hardware. He was a private pilot and enjoyed woodworking. A celebration of Ed’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 15, 2015 at COATS VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME-ORTONVILLE. Family will receive friends on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. To send a condolence, go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.

Gordon F. SAWYER

Died: Monday, June 08, 2015
Age: 79
SAWYER, Gordon F. of Clarkston; passed away peacefully on June 8, 2015; age 79; loving husband of Sue for 59 years; proud father of Mike (Jodie), Steve and Jeff; grandpa of Amanda (Jake), Lindsay, Kristine (Adam), Michelle and Jenna; great grandpa of Sawyer; brother of Earl (Betty), Joe (Rosie), Ray (Mary), Tom (Kathy), Tim, Janice, Sharon and Gena; brother in law of Chuck and Carol Wilkinson; preceded in death by brothers Butch, Jim and parents Gerald and Earla; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Gordon worked at GM for 30 years. He retired to Myrtle Beach and enjoyed his passion for golf. Gordon was one of the original founders of Clarkston Chiefs Football and was a little league baseball coach. Family services have been held. Arrangements entrusted to Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Carol Ann Kiernan-Menzie

Died: Monday, May 18, 2015
Age: 69
Kiernan-Menzie, Carol Ann; formerly of Clinton Twp., May 18, 2015; age 69. Preceded in death by her husband Robert; loving mother of Nicole (Mike) Ashley and Cathleen Kiernan; proud gammy of Max and Finn; sister of Barbara. Private family arrangements entrusted to the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com
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