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Allen, Lonnie D.  
Lonnie D. Allen, 64, of Glennie passed away Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 at his home. Born Nov. 3, 1950 to Bernard and Donna (nee Cushion) Allen in Lansing, he was raised there. Lonnie graduated from Lansing Eastern High School in 1968, where he lettered in wrestling. He was a longtime Lansing resident, where he worked at the post office, and as a tree trimmer for the city of Lansing. On March 13, 1987, he married Beth Bundy in Harrisville, where they lived until moving to Oscoda, and later to Glennie, where they owned and operated the Chat N Chew restaurant. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially taking care of his lawn, and long walks in the woods and on the beach with his dogs. Lonnie is survived by his wife, Beth; two daughters, Dianne White and her family and Kathleen Shaw; three grandchildren, Kallan McCutcheon and Connor and Aiden Shaw; one brother, Scott (Cindy) Allen; sister-in-law, Charlotte Allen; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and his dear cousin and caregiver, Mark White. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Barry Allen. Cremation arrangements were made through Gillies Funeral Home, Lincoln. A memorial service will be held in Lansing in the future.
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Published in Iosco County News-Herald from Jan. 26 to Feb. 3, 2015
Day, Lillian "Betty"  
Lillian "Betty" Day of Tawas City passed away Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 at the Iosco County Medical Care Facility, age 88 years. Betty was born on March 13, 1926 in Clare County to Eugene and Alta Orvis. She graduated high school from Beaverton High and continued her education at Michigan State University studying home economics. She married Robert Jr. Day on Aug. 31, 1947 and they celebrated 64 beautiful years of marriage until Bob's passing on Aug. 28, 2011. Betty worked as a stay at home mother raising their five children. She was a very devout Christian woman who was active at East Tawas Assembly of God Church in various ministries. Betty enjoyed reading and being outdoors, especially spending time gardening. She is survived by her children, Wayne (Betty) Day of Bay City, Ann (Dan) Royalty of St. Michael, Minn. Karen (Steve) Bacheler of Butler, Penn., Karol (Tim) Shedenhelm of Cuyahogua Falls, Ohio and Keith (Corrie) Day of Tawas City; one brother, Ron Orvis of Midland; one sister, Arlene Cuddie of Gladwin; 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Visitation will be held at Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City on Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at East Tawas Assembly of God Church at 2 p.m. with Reverend Timothy Pike officiating. Her family will welcome friends at the church on Tuesday from 1 p.m. until the time of the funeral service. Interment will take place in Tawas City Memory Gardens Cemetery. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution are asked to make a donation to East Tawas Assembly of God Church where she was a faithful member for 63 years. An on-line guest registry is available at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in Iosco County News-Herald from Jan. 26 to Feb. 3, 2015
Dorrance, Virginia Fern  
Virginia Fern Dorrance, age 92, of Tawas City, formerly of Flushing, died on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 at Tawas Village in East Tawas. She was born the daughter of Ralph and Elizabeth (nee Taylor) Mills on Aug. 25, 1922 in Flint. Virginia graduated from Central High School in Flint in 1940. She worked for many years and retired from McNally Chevrolet in Flint. Virginia loved going shopping, reading, working on ceramics and cross stitch. She was a member of the GFWC of Tawas Area and a member of Tawas Area Presbyterian Church. On June 21, 1941, she married Richard Dorrance and together they shared 70 years of marriage. Virginia is survived by her daughter, Patti (Steven) Casey of Tawas City; her sister, Betty Walsh of Swartz Creek; six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; her son, Richard Paul; and three brothers, Jim, Robert and Russell Mills. Per her wishes, cremation has taken place and burial of cremated remains will be held in the City of Flushing Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to East Tawas City Library. Condolences may be shared at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in Iosco County News-Herald from Jan. 26 to Feb. 3, 2015
Kennedy, Jay Duane  
Jay Duane Kennedy, 82, of Greenbush died Jan. 13, 2015 at his home. Born March 8, 1932 to David and Esther (nee DeLong) Kennedy in Flint, he was raised there. Jay married Ida Mae Kidd on Sept. 29, 1951 in Flint. He served in U.S. Army during the Korean War, then joined the Michigan State Police in 1954, working in Center Line and Traverse City. In 1963 he was appointed to the governor's security duty in East Lansing, where he received one of three honorable mention awards for the apprehension of a subject suspected of endangering the governor's office. In 1967, he was assigned to the traffic services division in East Lansing, where he started a school bus safety program. He retired in 1979. He lived in Spruce, where he organized the SOLO club, and later moved to Greenbush. He was very active in local veterans groups, including the Alcona County Veterans Affairs Office. He is survived by one son, Scott (Elizabeth) of Pinckney; daughter-in-law Charlene Kennedy of St. Johns; brothers Richard (Sandy) and Fred (Vivian) Kennedy; three grandsons, Joshua (Shannon), Matthew and David Kennedy; and one sister, Judith McCulley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ida, in 1991; his son, Dennis Kennedy, in 2012; as well as by several brothers and sisters. A memorial service was held on Jan. 17 at Spruce Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Steve Hammond officiating. Arrangements were made through Gillies Funeral Home in Lincoln.
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Published in Iosco County News-Herald from Jan. 26 to Feb. 3, 2015
Reinke, Duane John  
Duane John Reinke, age 72, a lifelong resident of Tawas City, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. He was born the son of Joseph and Cecilia (Drzewiecki) Reinke on Feb. 13, 1942 in Omer. Duane graduated from Tawas High School in 1959. In 1966, he started working for Northstar as a dairy technician and retired as a senior dairy technician after 47 years of faithful service in 2013. Duane loved to golf and enjoyed playing at Huron Breeze, he loved to frequent the local casinos, he loved watching and feeding the birds, and after retirement he spent hours streaming movies off Netflix and enjoyed weaving baby blankets and generously took pride in donating them to the hospital. On June 16, 1988, Duane married his best friend, Mary O'Connell, and together they shared 26 years of marriage. She survives him along with their children, Michele (Mike) Roe, Raquel (Joshua) Stellberger and Teresa (Jason) Grostic; his brothers and sisters, Greg Reinke, Barb (Don) Ashmore, Ken Reinke and Mary Ann (Paul) Hadyka; seven grandchildren, Amanda, Anthony, Savannah, Melisa, Ruger, Roanan and Kinsey; and many nieces and nephews. Duane was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Elaine. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association. Condolences may be shared at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in Iosco County News-Herald from Jan. 26 to Feb. 3, 2015
Rootes, Sidney J.  
Sidney J. Rootes of Whittemore, age 82, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, surrounded by family. Sidney was a Korean War veteran and received the Purple Heart and an honorable discharge after receiving wounds in the war one day before the peace treaty. After that he worked as a laborer in a variety of jobs. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, crocheting, gardening and watching the news. He was his families own weatherman. Mr. Rootes was preceded in death by his wives, Della Louise Rench and Emily Ardith Proper; his son, Sidney "Lee" Rootes; and daughter, Robin Juarez. Mr. Rootes is survived by his four children, Judy Hernandez of Battle Creek, Tina Hernandez of Battle Creek, Becky Hubbard of North Carolina and Jason (Tera) Rootes of Whittemore. He is also surviving are three step children, Nancy Messenger of Battle Creek, Emily Blankenship of Battle Creek and Mary McCrary of Utah; 23 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and seven step grandchildren. Cremation has taken place and a Life celebration service will be announced later. To sign an online guestbook, visit www.cremationsocietymidmi.com.
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Published in Iosco County News-Herald from Jan. 26 to Feb. 3, 2015
Theut, Rosemary  
Rosemary Theut, age 71, of Oscoda passed away on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 at her home with her family by her side. She was born on June 18, 1943 in Vanderbilt to the late James and Loretta Moore (nee Crum). Rosemary graduated from Vanderbilt High School in 1962 and married the love of her life, Gerald Theut, on Feb. 16, 1963. She took pride in volunteering at the hospital as a "pink lady," was a member of the lucky losers and was also on the AuSable Election Board. Rosemary enjoyed fishing, camping, and most importantly, spending time with her family. She is survived by her loving husband, Gerald Theut; daughters, Susan (Joe) Ireland and Terri (Mark) Liddle; sister, Penny Ryckman; three sister-in-laws; one brother-in-law; and grandchildren, Gerald Ireland and Candi Ireland. She is also survived by a god-son/great-nephew, Jason Tregear; and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Rosemary was preceded in death by three brothers, three sisters and a great-uncle. Condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in Iosco County News-Herald from Jan. 29 to Feb. 10, 2015
Wenzlick, Donna Marie  
Donna Marie Wenzlick, age 86, of Tawas City died on Jan. 21, 2015 in Pinckney. She was born the daughter of John and Pearl (Kyte) Mahaney in Laingsburg. Donna was a registered nurse/director of nursing her whole working career. She was a single mom and raised her son, Mark, for the first 17 years until she met her true love, Bernard "Barney," and they married in 1974. Donna was a "homebody," she loved her beautiful home on Lake Huron, she was known as "Mrs. Clean" as her house was always spotless. She enjoyed spending time in the kitchen and she made the best chocolate chip cookies and shared them with everyone she met. Donna was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church she loved her Catholic faith and church. She raised her son and family that you never miss a Sunday or Holy Day Mass unless you were dead. She had a caring heart for everyone and her family and grandchildren were her total focus and she loved them tons! Donna is survived by her loving son, Mark Anthony Candy (Phyllis) of Pinckney; her step daughter, Karen (Jim) Kooi of Pennfield Township; her brother, Bill Mahaney of Lansing; three grandchildren, Jonathan (Angie) Kooi of Battle Creek, Ashley Candy of Lake Orion and Molly Candy of Madison, Wis.; two great grandchildren, Mason and Emmee Kooi; her longtime caring neighbor, Beverly Sinasac; and her close Tawas City friend since 1988, Jerry Cassidy. Donna was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and brothers, Jim, John and Bob Mahaney. A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, Jan. 26 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Condolences may be shared at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in Iosco County News-Herald from Jan. 26 to Feb. 3, 2015
Wozniak, Leopold "Leo"  
Leopold "Leo" Wozniak of Grand Ledge, formerly of Tawas City and Lansing, passed away Jan. 17, 2015. Leo was born Oct. 28, 1922 in Evanston, Ill. to the late John and Anna (Dzikowski) Wozniak. Leo was a World War II Navy veteran and worked as a radio announcer at WFDF in Flint. He went on to retire from the Federal Aviation Administration, working at Lansing Capital Region International Airport. Leo enjoyed photography, writing poems and songs and loved to country line dance. He was sometimes called the "dancing cowboy." He was a member of the Tawas Kiwanis Club and served in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. He is survived by his beloved wife of over 64 years, Harriet (Rodgers); daughters, Kathleen (Jack Killeen) Bricker, Linda (Gregory) Wittmann, Victoria Parsons and Judith (Patrick) Siegert; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. A funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday, Jan. 24 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, Grand Ledge by the Reverend Fr. James Eisele. The family will receive friends at the church Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of mass. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan or the National Parkinson Foundation. Arrangements are by Holihan-Atkin Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. Share your memories and condolences on-line at www.holihanatkin.com.
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Published in Iosco County News-Herald from Jan. 21 to Feb. 3, 2015

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Ackerman, Loren P.  
Loren P. Ackerman, age 74, of Mikado died on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at Alpena Regional Medical Center. He was born on July 24, 1940 in Owosso to the late Loren and Margaret Ackerman (nee Ranowski). Loren served during the Vietnam War in the United States Army and later moved to the Oscoda area in 1970. He worked over the years as a Colorado Mounted Ranger, pulp wood cutter, in construction and most recently as the manager at Main Pier Marina in Oscoda. Loren loved flying, sailing, hunting, fishing and especially spending time outdoors on his property. He is survived by his wife, Joyce, whom he married on Dec. 23, 1993 in Perry. Loren is also survived by his son, Philip Ackerman of Oscoda; daughter, Bonnie (Chris) Horeski of Clare; daughter, Christine Jones of Lake Odessa; son, Jeffrey Crugher of Fife Lake; two grandchildren, Eric Ackerman and Jennifer Carr; two great grandchildren, Rayn Carr and Thea Carr; and many friends at the Main Pier. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Michael; and two sisters, Christine and Nancy. A memorial service will be planned for the late spring season. Condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in Iosco County News-Herald from Jan. 19 to Jan. 27, 2015
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