Lansing State Journal Obituaries

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September 25, 2018

Kenneth E. Beatty Sr.

Kenneth E. Beatty Sr.

Lansing, Michigan

Kenneth E. Beatty, Sr. Lansing - Age 87, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018. Ken was born in Clyde, OH on December 26, 1930, the son of Hugh and Betty (Lippert) Beatty. He served his country with the U.S. Navy on the USS Forest Royale during the Korean War. Ken worked...

Patricia "Patty" Cunningham

Patricia "Patty" Cunningham

Charlotte, Michigan

Patricia "Patty" Cunningham Charlotte - Patricia Cunningham, 54, a nurse, loving mother and wife, and local artist, passed away on the first day of fall which was her favorite season. Patty shared her enthusiasm for life with others willingly, loved to travel and learn about...

Virginia L. "Ginny" Fife

Virginia L. "Ginny" Fife

Lansing, Michigan

Virginia L. "Ginny" Fife Lansing - Age 87, our loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away September 22, 2018. Born February 21, 1931 in Pittsburg, PA. Ginny was homemaker caring for her husband and family,. She enjoyed playing bingo. Surviving are her 4...

Patricia Kemp

Patricia Kemp

East Lansing, Michigan

Patricia Kemp East Lansing - Patricia Lu Kemp, age 84 of East Lansing, formerly of Laingsburg, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Hospice House of Mid-Michigan in Lansing. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, September 28, 2018 at the Laingsburg...

Patricia A. "Patti" Mills

Patricia A. "Patti" Mills

East Lansing, Michigan

Patricia A. "Patti" Mills East Lansing - Age 84, passed away September 22, 2018. She was born to the late Robert and Cecil (Spicer) Darcy. Patti was a member of St. Casimir Catholic Church. In years past she enjoyed basket weaving. She was a proud owner of a home at Higgins...

Donald William Rinn

Donald William Rinn

Hope, Michigan

Donald William Rinn Hope - Donald William Rinn, age 80, of Hope, Michigan passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Nottingham Place Assisted Living in Midland. Per Don's wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be no services. Don was born February 5, 1938, in...

Herbert Searles Jr.

Herbert Searles Jr.

Manistee, Michigan

Herbert Searles, Jr. Manistee - Herbert H. Searles Jr., age 83, of Manistee, Michigan passed away on Wednesday September 19, 2018. Herbert was born October 29, 1934. Herbert is survived by his sons, Scott (Sue) and Jay (Regina) Searles, Grandchildren, Michael and Victoria....

Betty Yeotis Vlahakis

Betty Yeotis Vlahakis

East Lansing, Michigan

Betty Yeotis Vlahakis East Lansing - Betty, originally from Flint, Michigan, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. Betty, the much beloved wife of Angelos ("Ange") Vlahakis, were married for 53 years. Betty was the proud and devoted...

Joyce Etta Watson

Joyce Etta Watson

Holt, Michigan

Joyce Etta Watson Holt - Born November 14, 1939, in Charlotte, Michigan, daughter of the late Nelson and Gwendolyn Stall, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at the age 78. Joyce leaves behind to cherish her memory, her loving husband of 57 years, Dale...

September 24, 2018

Kathleen Rose "Kate" Austin

Kathleen Rose "Kate" Austin

Lynchburg, Va

Kathleen Rose "Kate" Austin, Lynchburg, VA - Kathleen Rose "Kate" Austin, 71, died Sunday, September 16, 2018. She was the wife of Michael Bruce Austin for 51 years. She was born in Saginaw, Michigan a daughter of the late Charles Marks and Nona Marks Konefko, she is preceded...

Tonya Ann Baker-Villanueva

Tonya Ann Baker-Villanueva

Lansing, Michigan

Tonya Ann Baker-Villanueva Lansing - Age 36, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, September 20, 2018. Tonya was born May 14, 1982, the daughter of James D. Baker and Lisa J. Leslie. She was preceded in death by her father, James; grandmother, Lucy Leslie and father-in-law,...

September 23, 2018

Lauralee Wight Adams

Lauralee Wight Adams

Lansing, Michigan

Lauralee Wight Adams Lansing - Lauralee Wight Adams, 97, passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 at Edgewood Assisted Living in Saginaw, Michigan. Born Feb. 6, 1921 to Ralph Henry and Blanche (Strang) Lewis, Lauralee was a lifelong resident of the Lansing, Michigan...

Richard Lee "Dick" Bakos

Richard Lee "Dick" Bakos

Bannister, Michigan

Richard Lee "Dick" Bakos Bannister - Richard Lee "Dick" Bakos age 81 of Bannister, MI, passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018, at Sparrow Carson Hospital, Carson City, MI. A Private Graveside Service will be held at Ford Cemetery, Gratiot County, MI Richard was born in Elba...

Edwin Lee Banner

Edwin Lee Banner

Lansing, Michigan

Edwin Lee Banner Lansing - 11-10-40 to 9-20-18. Ed was predeceased by two sons Michael and Brian, parents Ed and Lorene (Ridpath) Banner, and brother David Banner. He is survived by wife, Carol (Weck), son Craig, sister Linda (Mike) Bliss, cousin Wayne (Joan) Banner. Ed liked...

George A. "Butch" Blais Jr.

George A. "Butch" Blais Jr.

Lyons, Michigan

George "Butch" A. Blais Jr. Lyons - George A. Blais Jr. "Butch", 62, of Lyons, MI, passed away September 12, 2018 as a result of a motorcycle accident. He was born December 5, 1955 in Detroit, MI, son of George and Shirley (Sipka) Blais Sr. Butch was retired from Meijer...

Published in Lansing State Journal from Sep. 18 to Sep. 23, 2018.

Loretta Marie Blank (Jurczak)

Loretta Marie Blank (Jurczak)

Lansing, Michigan

Loretta Marie (Jurczak) Blank Lansing - Age 88, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, September 20, 2018. She was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 10, 1930, the daughter of Andrew and Filomena (Tarala) Jurczak. Loretta attended Lawrence High School in Lawrence,...

Amelia Brumm (Scarmack)

Amelia Brumm (Scarmack)

Lansing, Michigan

Amelia (Scarmack) Brumm Lansing - Amelia (Scarmack) Brumm, age 90, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Born March 9, 1928, she was raised in Farrell, Pennsylvania. Amelia graduated from Farrell High School in 1946. After...

Nancy Bell Caesar

Nancy Bell Caesar

St. Johns, Michigan

Nancy Bell Caesar St. Johns - Nancy Bell Caesar, age 67 died peacefully at her home in rural St. Johns on Sunday, September 16, 2018, after losing a courageous battle with cancer. Nancy was born in St. Johns, MI on May 20, 1951, the daughter of Lloyd and Edna (Pease) Haynes....

Clarence B. Carlson

Clarence B. Carlson

Lansing, Michigan

Clarence B. Carlson Lansing - Clarence B. Carlson, 83, passed away September 13, 2018 at Sparrow Hospital. Clarence retired from Michigan Miller after 33 years of service. He was an Air Force Veteran and a member of the power squadron. Clarence enjoy spending time outdoors...

Shirley Casler

Shirley Casler

St. Johns, Michigan

Shirley Casler St. Johns - Shirley Casler, age 83, passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Sparrow Hospital with her children by her side. She was born February 26, 1935 in Fulton Township the daughter of Dale & Ruby (Helms) Cumberworth. Shirley is survived by two sons,...

Gary Clark

Gary Clark

Mason, Michigan

Gary Clark Mason - Gary was born October 19, 1940 to Lloyd and Doreen Clark. He married his loving wife of 49 years, Judith Cramer, on October 19, 1968. They had two children Sarena (Doug) Fritch of Lansing, and Alex (Rachel) Clark of Mason. His greatest enjoyment came from...

Richard L. Debler

Richard L. Debler

Charlotte, Michigan

Richard L. Debler Charlotte - Age 60, died September 6, 2018. Mr. Debler was born November 6, 1957 in Lansing, a son of Ervin and Mary (Felder) Debler. He was an Air Force veteran and an electronics & computer technician. Rick was preceded in death by his parents and his...

Richard "Dick" Goerge

Richard "Dick" Goerge

Eaton Rapids, Michigan

Richard "Dick" Goerge Eaton Rapids - After a courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis, Richard "Dick" Goerge, age 69, died September 18, 2018 surrounded by his family at Hospice House of Mid-Michigan in Lansing, MI. He was born May 24, 1949 in St. Johns, MI, the son of...

Duane Monroe Hildebrandt

Duane Monroe Hildebrandt

Lansing, Michigan

Duane Monroe Hildebrandt Lansing - Duane was released from the constraints of his physical body and went to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on September 15, 2018. For most of the last five years he enjoyed a quiet lifestyle at the home of his daughter, Carol, welcoming visits...

Robert "Kirk" Johnson Sr.

Robert "Kirk" Johnson Sr.

Okemos, Michigan

Robert "Kirk" Johnson, Sr. Okemos - Robert (Kirk) Johnson, SR passed away peacefully on August 25, 2018. He was born on August 2, 1946, to Clair Lewis and Elizabeth Ruth Johnson, and earned multiple degrees from Michigan State University. Kirk was a master craftsman and...

Carrie Lynn Koonter

Carrie Lynn Koonter

Laingsburg, Michigan

Carrie Lynn Koonter Laingsburg - Carrie Lynn Koonter was born 12/24/1959 and died 09/19/2018 after a long battle with MS. She finished the fight on her own terms. Her parents were Donald and Elizabeth (Forrest) Koonter. She was a lifelong resident of Laingsburg and was proud...

Tamara Kaye Lawrence

Tamara Kaye Lawrence

Grand Ledge, Michigan

Tamara Kaye Lawrence Grand Ledge - Tamara, 67, lost her battle with cancer September 17, 2018. Tammy was a devout Michigan State Spartan fan, and loved her two corgis, Darby and Riley. She was preceded in death by her parents George Keenan and Geraldine Smith, and her beloved...

Barbara Louise Marsh-Smith

Barbara Louise Marsh-Smith

Dewitt, Michigan

Barbara Louise Marsh-Smith DeWitt - Barbara Louise Marsh-Smith of DeWitt, age 72, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. Barb was born on January 8, 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Bill and Lucille Habig and Alice and Sam Cohen, all of whom preceded her in...

Elton L. Sellers

Elton L. Sellers

Dewitt, Michigan

Elton L. Sellers DeWitt - Age 87, passed away September 18, 2018. He was born August 17, 1931, in Millbrook, MI, to the late Mervin and Hazel Sellers. Elton proudly served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War, and was a retired Lansing firefighter. He is survived by...

Lee L. Webb

Lee L. Webb

Stanton, Mi Formerly Of Mason, Mi

Lee L. Webb Stanton, MI formerly of Mason, MI - Born June 6, 1929 passed away on September 20, 2018, at the age of 89. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, with a one hour prior visitation at Aurelius Baptist Church, 4419 W. Barnes Rd., Mason. Interment will...

Pearley F. Wilder

Pearley F. Wilder

Mason, Michigan

Pearley F. Wilder Mason - Pearley Franklin Wilder, born October 2, 1940 in Corning, Ohio, passed away on September 19, 2018 in Mason, Michigan. He married his wife, Marjorie Jane (Wildt), of 53 years on July 3, 1965. They had two children, Brenda (Stephen) Hopper and Martin...

Ronald J. Zimmerman

Ronald J. Zimmerman

Okemos, Michigan

Ronald J. Zimmerman Okemos - Ronald J. Zimmerman, age 68, died on September 13, 2018. Ron was born to Paul and Donna Zimmerman in Lansing on April 29, 1950. He attended Walnut School for a short time and then moved to Coldwater, Michigan. Ron returned to Lansing in 1975 and...

September 22, 2018

Robert Arlyn "Bob" Dyer

Robert Arlyn "Bob" Dyer

Lansing, Michigan

Robert "Bob" Arlyn Dyer Lansing - Robert Dyer age 76 of Lansing, MI passed away September 20, 2018. He was born December 14, 1941 in Lansing, MI the son of Hugh and Margaret (Steele) Dyer. Bob married Ruth Day September 6, 1963. He enjoyed wood carving, magic and astronomy....

September 21, 2018

Doris Emma Wallace

Doris Emma Wallace

Westphalia, Michigan

Doris Emma Wallace Westphalia - Doris, 83, passed away on September 20, 2018. She was born on January 10, 1935, in St. Johns, Michigan, to Opal (Mundell) and William Miller. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Edward Wallace. She is survived by her two...

September 20, 2018

Spencer A. Carroll

Spencer A. Carroll

Formerly Of Grand Ledge, Michigan

Spencer A. Carroll formerly of Grand Ledge - Age 76, died 9/17/2018. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth; 3 daughters, Stacy Bleiss, Starla Manchester & Stephanie Mikesell; 6 grandchildren and 2 sisters, Penny (Dick) Johnson and Chris Rogers. Visitation 10 A.M.- 12 Noon,...

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