Patrick William Hoeksema, 51

Patrick William Hoeksema, 51

Patrick William Hoeksema, a resident of Lyon Township, passed from this life on October 4, 2020 at the age of 51. Patrick (Pat) was the loving husband of Tara and cherished father of Colin, 17, and Nathan, 13. He was the dear son of Gary and Evelyn and brother of Mark...

Florence Merle Matichuk, 87

Florence Merle Matichuk, 87, a former resident of Capac, MI and Lakeland, FL, passed away peacefully on October 7, 2020. She was born February 13, 1933 in Insinger, Saskatchewan, the daughter of Peter and Anna (Wus) Kowalchuk. She married her beloved husband Don in...

Ronald Morgan, 82

Ronald Morgan, 82

Ronald Morgan, 82, of Smiths Creek died Sunday, October 4, 2020, at Regency on the Lake, Fort Gratiot. He was born February 17, 1938 in Lapeer, the son of the late Clifford and Vera (Stern) Morgan. His first marriage was to Lois London and then he was married to Gail...

Mary Schwartz, 79

Mary Schwartz, 79, of Imlay City, MI, died Sunday, October 11, 2020 at her home. Mary Hodgart Campbell was born April 23, 1941 in Paisley, Scotland. She was the daughter of the late Robert and the late Elizabeth (McNeil) Campbell. Mary grew up in Scotland until she...

Ray Carter, 84

Ray Carter, 84

Ray Carter, 84, of Attica, died suddenly Friday, September 25, 2020 at McLaren Lapeer Region Hospital. Ray Donn Carter was born September 19, 1936 in Pontiac, MI. He was the son of the late Bob and the late Ruth (Pearson) Carter. Ray grew up around Lake Orion, MI. He...

Paul Schuchmann Jr., 83

Paul Schuchmann Jr., 83

Paul Schuchmann Jr., 83, of Emmett Township, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at home. He was born April 17, 1937, in Hungary, the son of the late Paul and Elizabeth (Hajna) Schuchmann. His marriage to Katherine Nothof was May 20, 1961, in Detroit. Paul...

Timothy Swihart, 59

Timothy Swihart, 59

Timothy Daniel Swihart was born April 9, 1961 to Bruce and Marilyn (Swailes) Swihart in South Bend, Indiana and passed away early Saturday, September 26, 2020 in the Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Timothy was raised in Imlay City, Michigan...

Theda Lichtenfelt, 99 years and seven months

Theda Lichtenfelt, 99 years and seven months

Theda Lichtenfelt, 99 years and seven months, of Imlay City, MI died Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Angela’s House Assisted Living of Imlay City. Theda M. Keyes was born February 26, 1921 in Marlette, MI. She was the daughter of the late Elmer J. and Myra B. (Brown)...

Clarence Chaney, 87

Clarence Chaney, 87, of Imlay City, MI died Sunday, September 27, 2020 at his home. Clarence Allen Chaney was born August 23, 1933 in Benton, IL. He was the son of the late John and the late Myrtle (Beltz) Chaney. Clarence grew up in Benton, IL. He was a graduate of...

James “Jim” Pettis Smith, III, 78

James “Jim” Pettis Smith, III, 78

James “Jim” Pettis Smith, III, 78 of Grayling passed away on September 18, 2020 at Munson Hospital in Traverse City. Jim was born January 16, 1942 to Mabel and James Smith, Jr. of Almont. Jim graduated from Almont High School in 1960. He married Susan (Lenz) of...