Farris Maphren Brown, 90

Farris Maphren Brown, 90

Farris Maphren Brown, 90, of Imlay City, passed away at his home on September 11, 2020. Farris was born in Paragould, AR and orphaned at a young age. He moved to Michigan and married Lourene Schalau in 1951 in Imlay City. He had a long career with the telephone...

William Podeski, 76

William Podeski, 76, of Attica passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 surrounded by his family at home. He was born September 12, 1944 in Harbor Beach, the son of Roman and Minnie (Goniewicha) Podeski. William worked at the Ford Sterling Axle Plant as a weld fixture...

Gary R. Lauber, 72

Gary R. Lauber, 72

Gary R. Lauber, 72, of Defiance, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020 at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. He was born on September 1, 1948 to Robert and Berneta (Behnke) Lauber in Wauseon, OH. On June 29, 2013 he married Nancy (Crow) Lauber who survives in Defiance,...

Patricia Anne (Burke) Brown, 85

Patricia Anne (Burke) Brown, 85

Patricia Anne (Burke) Brown, 85, of Imlay City, MI, died September 4, 2020. Patricia Anne Brown was born May 16, 1935, in Somers Point, NJ. She was the daughter of Thomas Burke and Violet (Marshall) Burke and grew up in Margate, NJ. She graduated from Atlantic City...

Marietta F. Hamilton, 100

Marietta F. Hamilton, 100

Marietta F. Hamilton, 100, lifelong resident of Almont, MI passed away Monday, August 31, 2020 at Troy Beaumont Hospital. Marietta was born May 12, 1920 in Monongahela, PA, the daughter of Lonzo and Mary Etta (Louttit) Mitchell. Marietta grew up in Pontiac, MI and...

Patrick Northrop, 58

Patrick Northrop, age 58, of Imlay City, died Sunday, September 6, 2020 at his home. Patrick James Northrop was born January 23, 1962 in Lapeer, MI. He was the son of the late Jay and the late Rose (Elwart) Northrop. Patrick lived in the Imlay City area until high...

Lorraine Warren, 105

Lorraine Warren, 105

Lorraine Warren, 105, of Almont passed away Friday, September 4, 2020 in her home. She was born May 28, 1915 in Almont. Lorraine was a lifelong resident of Almont, living in the same home since she was 5 years old. She earned her Master’s Degree in Education from...

Ronald L. Billie, 78

Ronald L. Billie, 78

Ronald L. Billie, 78, of Dryden, passed away September 2, 2020 in his home surrounded by his loving family. Ron was born Sept. 20, 1941 in Bessmer, MI to the late Ronald N. “Aldo” and Sue (Matson) Billie. In 1964 he married Marcia Bruneau in Hurley, WI. Ron graduated...

Bonita Smith, 81

Bonita Smith, 81

Bonita Smith, 81, of Yale, MI died unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Bonita Iris Southward was born February 23, 1939 in Sycamore, OH. She was the daughter of the late Paul Southward and the late Marie H. and Woody Huber. She married Regis Ralph Smith on...

Arretta Burton Jickling Hill, 81

Arretta Burton Jickling Hill, 81

Arretta Burton Jickling Hill, 81 of Lapeer (formerly of Brown City) went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 29, 2020. Arretta was born on March 29, 1939 in Kentucky to Herbert and Cleo Burton. She grew up in the Brown City area and graduated from Brown City High...