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LAURA CAROLINE GILBERT

Died: Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Age: 96
GILBERT, LAURA CAROLINE “KI” of Lapeer, formerly of Waterford died May 13, 2015 at 96 years of age; born and raised in Clarkston by her parents Earl and Carrie (nee Jones) Walter; she was the loving wife of the late Vern Williams and the late Grant Gilbert; dear sister of Phyllis Skelton, the late Ruth Davis, and the late Elizabeth Strandberg; cherished aunt of Wayne (Lynne) Strandberg, Terry (Pat) Skelton, Dale Strandberg, Dennis (Connie) Skelton, Linda (Bradley) Wheaton and Patricia Aronin; step mother of Gary (Gwen) Gilbert; step grandchildren Jeffrey, Melissa, and Julie. She is also survived by her dear friend Debbie Burdell, many cousins, and great, great great and great great great nieces and nephews. Ki was very active, social and health- conscious. She was a former member of Community Presbyterian Church of Waterford, First Presbyterian Church of Lapeer, Joseph C. Bird Chapter #294 O.E.S., and Red Hat Society. Private burial will take place at Lakeview Cemetery. A memorial service will be at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to COATS FUNERAL HOME- WATERFORD. Memorials may be made to Paradise Animal Rescue, 5380 N. Lapeer Rd, Columbiaville, 48421, American Heart Assoc. or donors choice. To send a condolence visit www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/obituaries.

Jack W. JACKSON, Jr.;

Died: Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Age: 77
JACKSON, Jack W. Jr.; of Goodrich; formerly of Corinth, Mississippi; unexpectedly May 13, 2015 in Alabama; age 77; husband of Kathy (Grappin); survived by 4 children, 13 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and 1 sister. Jack retired from Oakland County Road Commission. Memorial visitation Thursday, May 28th from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Jack W. Jackson

Died: Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Age: 77
Jack Johnson of Goodrich; formerly of Corinth, Mississippi; unexpectedly May 13, 2015 in Alabama; age 77; husband of Kathy (Grappin); survived by 4 children, 13 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and 1 sister. Jack retired from Oakland County Road Commission. A Memorial visitation was held Thursday, May 28th from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Rodger L Wells

Died: Monday, May 11, 2015
Age: 77
Rodger Wells of Goodrich, Michigan formerly of Donnellson, Iowa, died at his residence. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11am Friday, May 15, 2015 at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 7296 Gale Road, Goodrich. Visitation 10am Friday at the church until the time of the Mass. Visitation 4-8pm Thursday at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road, Flint. A Vigil Service will be held 7pm Thursday evening at the funeral home. Father Michael W. Kuchar officiating. Cremation will take place following the Mass. Contributions to St. Mark Catholic Church.

Rodger was born in Holloway, Minnesota and was Salutorian of his graduating class. On March 23, 1963, he married Margaret L. Podlasinski and they were married for 52 years. Rodger received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of California at Riverside. He was employed as a chemist at E.I. DuPont for 31 years, in Chicago, Illinois, Fort Madison, Iowa and Flint, Michigan where he invented the infrared process for DuPont. After Rodger retired, he did contract work for E.T.S. (Engineering Tube Specialty) in Ortonville. Rodger also operated Expert Piano Tuning and Repair Company. He was a member of St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church. Rodger was an avid fisherman and loved his family and spending time together with his loved ones. He also served in the National Guard and was an accordion player for the Mountain Echo’s Music Group of Ortonville. Rodger created the Donnellson Iowa Baseball Association and originated the 5th and 6th grade Boys’ Basketball Program, and coached both. Surviving are wife, Margaret “Margie”; children, Sue (Tom) Ensminger, Lynn (Dick) Fehseke, John Tiffany III, Brent Wells, Colette (Jeff) Smith and Bob (Cathy) Wells; 6 grandchildren, Anthony, Clint, Josi, Nicole, Darin, Joe, Alexa, Brandon, Jacob, Emily and Blake;

10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Laurel Arndt and Judy Beguin. He was preceded in death by son, Jim Wells, grandson, Nathan Ensminger and 9 sisters and brothers. Your condolences may be shared with the family at swartzfuneralhomeinc.com

Irma Eberlein

Died: Monday, May 11, 2015
Age: 90
Eberlein, Irma; of Lake Orion; age 90; May 11, 2015. Irma was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer, after 52 years of marriage. She is the beloved mother of Glen (Teresa), Dennis, and Douglas (Tracy); loving grandmother of Aaron, Gregory, Brandon, Jennifer, Cody, Michala and Benjamin; great grandmother of Savannah; and sister of Winifred, Ruth, the late Henry, Viola and Doris. Irma was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She worked as a Floral Designer for many years, and was a longtime member of King of Kings Lutheran Church. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 11am at King of Kings Lutheran Church. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4-8pm at SPARKS-GRIFFIN FUNERAL HOME, Lake Orion. Memorial contributions may be made to the King of Kings Lutheran Church. www.sparksgriffin.com

Cheryl "Sue" McDOWELL

Died: Monday, May 11, 2015
Age: 66
Cheryl McDowell of Ortonville beloved wife of Merv; dear mother of Kelly McDowell (Anthony Morrow), Tracy (Rodney) Schleben; loving grandmother of Seth, Cole, Theo and Rocco; sister of Richard (Grace) Gullett, Judy (Harvey) Kallum, Debra Jones, Pam (Peter) Gould and David Gullett; sister-in-law of Mel (Diana) McDowell, Gloria (Vic) Bloom, Cheryl (Les) Essenberg and Rita (Bob) Wilson and daughter-in-law of Doris. Some of Sue’s hobbies consisted of sewing, knitting, painting and woodworking. She loved spending time with her family and friends but most of all her grandchildren. Sue’s devotion to her church and faith never wavered throughout her illness. She was loved by many and will be dearly missed and remembered for her infectious laughter and smile. Memorial visitation was held Saturday May 16, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12 Noon at Bridgewood Church 6765 Rattalee Lake Rd. Clarkston (248) 625-1344. Interment will be at Ortonville Cemetery Ortonville, MI. Sue’s family suggest donations be made to The American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to COATS VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME-ORTONVILLE (248) 627-3412. To send a condolence, go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.

Irma Eberlein

Died: Monday, May 11, 2015
Age: 90
Irma Eberlein; of Lake Orion; age 90 passed away May 11, 2015. Irma was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer, after 52 years of marriage. She is the beloved mother of Glen (Teresa), Dennis, and Douglas (Tracy); loving grandmother of Aaron, Gregory, Brandon, Jennifer, Cody, Michala and Benjamin; great grandmother of Savannah; and sister of Winifred, Ruth, the late Henry, Viola and Doris. Irma was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

She worked as a Floral Designer for many years, and was a longtime member of King of Kings Lutheran Church. Funeral Services were held on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at King of Kings Lutheran Church. The family received friends on Wednesday at SPARKS-GRIFFIN FUNERAL HOME, Lake Orion. Memorial contributions may be made to the King of Kings Lutheran Church. www.sparksgriffin.com

Paul Frank HOOD, Jr.

Died: Sunday, May 10, 2015
Age: 69
HOOD, Paul Frank Jr.; of Clarkston; May 10, 2015; age 69; preceded in death by his parents Marjorie & Paul Hood Sr.; brother of Andrea (Floyd) Hirsch, Mark (Karen) Hood and Eric Hood; also survived by four nieces, two nephews and many great nieces and nephews. Inurnment at Lakeview Cemetery, Clarkston. Arrangements entrusted to Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston. Memorials may be made to SCAMP.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Jean Pike

Died: Sunday, May 10, 2015
Age: 86
Jean E. Pike (nee. Carson), of Ortonville, passed away May 10, 2015. She was 86.

Born April 4, 1928 to Paul C. Carson and Emma Tuttle Carson in Bernie, MO. Loving wife of Raymond A. Pike for 67 years. Beloved mother of Randall (Jeannie), Greg, B. Scott (Lori), Laurel (John), Steve (Brenda). Cherished grandmother of 8; Amy (Scott), Justin (& fiancé Jackie Knapp), Emily (John), John, Shelby (Josh), Gabe, Jake & Anna). Adoring great grandmother of 2 (Savannah, Connor, and one on the way).

Jean was a Christian from childhood and was a member of the Free Methodist Church from the time of her marriage, where she was the church organist and a Sunday school teacher for about 40 years. She loved her family, music, reading, travel, word puzzles, gardening and birds, was an accomplished seamstress, and knowledgeable collector of Depression Glass among other things. She was loved by many for her good nature, intelligence, humor, and exceptional kindness and compassion.

A funeral from the Oxford Free Methodist Church occurred on May 15. Interment at North Oxford Cemetery, Oxford. Memorials may be made to the Oxford Free Methodist Church.

To leave an online condolence please visit www.LynchFamilyFuneraldirectors.com

Michalene Elzerman

Died: Sunday, May 10, 2015
Age: 74
Michalene Elzerman, age 74, passed away in Holiday, Florida on May 10, 2015. Michalene was a former resident of Lake Orion and Oxford. She was preceded in death by her father Walter and baby Mary.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Larry Elzerman. She is also survived by her mother Stephanie Brys and brother Walter; her loving children Brian, Gary, and Judy Shaughnessy, and eight grandchildren. She will be greatly missed.

A memorial mass will be celebrated in her honor on Sunday, July 26, at 3 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall, 1400 Orion Road.
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