Wejrowski, Agnes B.
Mrs. Wejrowski died early Monday morning, May 24, 1999 at Bay Medical Center, age 71 years. Agnes was born the daughter of the late Ernest and Leanore (Peltier) Vaillancourt on August 31, 1927 in Auburn and had resided here all her life. She was an Adult Foster Home provider and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Auburn. On June 24, 1950 she married Raymond Wejrowski, he predeceased her on December 7, 1995. Agnes is survived by 1 son, Mark (Kandy) Wejrowski of Essexville; 1 grandson, Aaron; 2 brothers, Gerard (Beatrice) Vaillancourt of Auburn, Ernest (Karen) Vaillancourt of Bay City; 3 sisters, Rose Mary (Matt) Ellison, Alice (Anthony) Jacobs all of Reese, Leona (Kenneth) Lambert of Linwood and many nieces and nephews. Agnes was also predeceased by a daughter, Patti Rae. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated 10:00 AM Thursday, May 27, 1999 from St. Joseph Catholic Church, Auburn. Rev. Fr. Thomas E. Sutton will officiate, with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery, Kawkawlin. Agnes's family will receive friends at the AUBURN CHAPEL of the Cunningham-Taylor Funeral Homes, Inc. on Wednesday evening from 5:00-9:00 PM, then on Thursday morning Agnes will lie in state at the church from 9:00 AM until time of liturgy. There will be a Parish Wake Service 7:00 PM, Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy, envelopes for St. Joseph Catholic Church and the donor's favorite charity will be available at the funeral home. AUBURN CHAPEL Cunningham-Taylor Funeral Homes, Inc. 312 W. Midland Rd. Auburn, Michigan
Whitney, Orsland H.
Beaverton, Michigan formerly of Kawkawlin
Orsland H. Whitney, age 71, died May 24, 1999 at Gladwin Pines Nursing Home in Gladwin, following a short illness. He was born December 1, 1927 in Bay City. Mr. Whitney lived in Kawkawlin until moving to Gladwin County in 1974. He served in the United States Navy during WWII and the Korean Conflict; was a job setter for General Motors Powertrain in Bay City. On October 25, 1947 in Bay City, he married Elizabeth VanHorn. She survives him along with a daughter, Cindy Gittins of Kawkawlin; granddaughter, Michelle Gittens of Kawkawlin; special nephew, Raymond Manyen of Kawkawlin; special nieces, Suzann and Carol Manyen of Bay City; a sister, Mabel Jankowski, Bay City; and sisters- in-law: Viola Wright, Eva Whitney, Audrey and Frank Barkley and Martha Hill; a brother-in-law, Elmer Schankel; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 14 brothers and sisters. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, May 26, 1999 at 7 P.M. at the V.F.W. Post #6950, Kawkawlin, MI. Hall Funeral Home Gladwin, Michigan
Wise, Anita N. Bay City, Michigan
Mrs. Wise passed away Monday morning, May 24, 1999 at Brian's House. Age 55 years, the daughter of the late Vincent and Josephine (Espinosa) Huizar was born March 6, 1944 in Vassar, Michigan, living in Bay City for most of her life. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Casey and LaDonna Wise of Gagetown; two grandchildren, Amanda and James Wise; also seven sisters and seven brothers: Mary Jelsch, and her fiance Ted, Delores (Adam) Salinas, Christopher (Nicky) Huizar, Rosie Huizar, Joan Barrivino, Vincent (Candy) Huizar, Dora (Steve) Forbear, Paul (Judy) Huizar, Gary (Bonnie) Huizar, Jerry (Elizabeth) Huizar, David (Cassie) Huizar, Beverly Huizar, Mark Huizar and Linda Huizar; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles. A special thank you to Hospice and volunteers. Funeral Service will take place at 1 P.M. Wednesday, May 26, 1999 at Ambrose Funeral Home. Rev. Marjorie A. Longwood, Spiritual Counselor for Hospice of Bay Area, will officiate with burial in Elm Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6-9 P.M. and on Wednesday from 11 A.M. until time of funeral service. Ambrose Funeral Home 1200 Garfield Ave.
Dennis, Clarence E. "Duke"
Beaverton, Michigan Formerly of Bay City
Mr. Dennis passed away Tuesday, May 25, 1999 at the home of his daughter, Marilyn, following a brief illness. Age 83 years. He was born August 5, 1915 in Bay City. He was formerly employed at the Chevrolet Agency and retired from the City of Bay City as equipment superintendent July 29, 1977. Mr. Dennis was an avid fisherman and hunter. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Scott Brink of Beaverton; his son and daughter-in-law, James and Sharon Dennis of Rhodes, his daughter, Cindy Beltram of Houston, TX; his grandchildren: Luke Czowski, Linda (Art) Alegria, Don (Jamie) Czowski, James (Donna) Dennis, Brian Dennis, Richard Buffman, Renee (Jim) Martin, Jay P. Rosebush, Richie Beltram and Ashley Beltram; 12 great grandchildren; four sisters-in-law: Pearl Dennis, Florence Dennis, Elosie Earley and Sherill (Harvey) Reaver; several nieces and nephews; and his special pal, Fritz. He was predeceased by his wife, Marian, in 1993, one son, Roger in 1967, one daughter, Madeline in 1937, five brothers and three sisters. Funeral Services will take place Friday, May 28, 1999 at 11:00 A.M. at the Gephart Funeral Home, Inc. Officiating will be Pastor Brian K. Dake, Pastor of Rhodes Missionary Church, with interment following in Hickory Island Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 2:00 to 9:00 P.M. and Friday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services. Memorial cards for MidMichigan Hospice will be available at the funeral home. Gephart Funeral Home, Inc. 201 W. Midland Street
George, Clayton L.
Mr. Clayton L. George of Vassar passed away Tuesday, May 25, 1999 at the Woven Hearts Hospice Center in Saginaw at the age of 87. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 28, 1999 at the First United Methodist Church in Vassar. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Methodist Church Parking Lot Fund. Arrangements have been in care of Hanlin Chapel for Funerals in Vassar. Hanlin Chapel For Funerals 149 N. Main Street Vassar, Michigan 48768
Klepser, William F.
Buffalo, New York Formerly of Bay City, Michigan
Mr. Klepser died in Buffalo, New York on January 29, 1999. He was born in Bay City, Michigan on December 22, 1916, the son of Fred and Mary (Reichenbach) Klepser. He graduated from Bay City Central High School. On August 25, 1938, he married Dorothy H. McMullen in Bay City. She predeceased him. Mr. Klepser left Bay City in 1938 to work for the U.S. Government in Washington, DC. During WWII, he served in the U.S. Navy decoding intercepted radio messages. After the war, he worked for the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, in both Washington, DC and Nebraska. In 1955, he became an office manager for Uhl, Hall & Rich Company on the St. Lawrence and Niagara Power Projects. He returned to government service in 1964 with the Saint Lawrence Seaway Corporation in Massena, New York and retired in 1979. He moved to Buffalo, New York, in 1994 to be closer to his son. He was active in the Emmanuel Congregational Church in Massena, the Masonic Lodge, the Shrine, the BPOE and the American Legion Post 79. In November, 1998, he was honored by the Bartley Lodge #228 AF&AM, Bartley, Nebraska, for 50 years service to the Masons. He is survived by his brother, Dr. Roy G. (Betty) Klepser of Arlington, VA, his son, William F. (Eleanore) Klepser Jr. of Buffalo and two granddaughters: Cheryl Klepser (Steve) Kolhouse of Columbus, IN and Erica Klepser of Buffalo. A Memorial Service for William F. Klepser will be held at the First Congregational Church, 900 6th Street, Bay City at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, May 29, 1999. Rev. Peter Terpenning will officiate. Interment will be in Floral Gardens Cemetery, Bay City at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, May 28, 1999. Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation or the Emmanuel Congregational Church Memorial Fund in Massena, NY.
Perkins, Cyrus Clayton
Mr. Perkins, age 80, passed away May 25, 1999 at Bay Medical Center following a long illness. He was born on March 22, 1919 in Bay City to Cyrus and Jessie Perkins. Cyrus was retired from Dow Chemical Company in Midland after 30 years of service. For many years, he was an officer of the Kawkawlin Metropolitan Water System. He was an active member of Central Michigan Antique Car Club, and also served on the Board of Trustees at Kawkawlin Community Church of which he was a member. On August 30, 1941 in Pinconning, Cy married Eleanor Bryce. She survives him along with a son and daughter-in-law, Evan and Diane of Linwood; two grandchildren, Michael Ciosek of Chicago, IL and Stephanie (John) Redmond of Albany, NY and Great-granddaughter, Hannah; a brother, Howard (Mildred) Perkins of Bay City; two sisters: Phyllis (Jim) Nagy of Prescott and Margery (Gerald) Reinbald of Flushing. He also leaves three sisters-in-law: Gen (Ralph) Carey of Salt Lake City, UT, Dorothy (Jarv) Lauckner of Flint, and Leslie (Bruce) Vickey of Midland; two brothers-in-law: John (Mary Lou) Bryce, and James (Suzanne) Bryce of Pinconning. He was further blessed with many nieces, nephews and friends. His three sisters, parents and several sisters and brothers-in-law predeceased him. Funeral Services will take place at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 27, 1999 at Kawkawlin Community Church with Rev. Robert Fread officiating. A private interment will take place at Floral Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call at Rivertown Funeral Chapel in Kawkawlin on Wednesday, May 26, 1999 between the hours of 5 and 9 P.M. On Thursday, Mr. Perkins will lie in state from 10 A.M. until time of services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Memorial for Kawkawlin Community Church or to Diabetes Research. Rivertown Funeral Chapel 209 S. Huron Road Kawkawlin, Michigan
Bay City, Michigan
Mrs. Reid died early Tuesday morning, May 25, 1999 at the Genesys Memorial Regional Medical Center, age 79 years. Daughter of the late Frank and Emma (Nice) Davis was born April 20, 1920 in Bay City where she has lived all of her life. She married Roy Reid who predeceased her November 3, 1988. Mrs. Reid worked at Bay Medical Center for many years. Surviving are one daughter and a son, Susan (Fred) Vincent of Swartz Creek and Thomas V. (Jean) Reid of Bay City; three grandchildren: Ryan Reid Vincent, Robert Roy Vincent and Becky Lynn Reid; one brother, Robert (Bernice) Davis and a sister-in-law, Eleanor Davis, both of Bay City. She was predeceased by a daughter, Barbara Ann Reid and one brother, Vernon Davis. Funeral and Committal Service will take place Wednesday, May 26, 1999 at 7 P.M. from the Ambrose Funeral Home. Rev. Fr. Charles L. Ganley will officiate with inurnment in Floral Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4-9 P.M. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donations to the family. Ambrose Funeral Home 1200 Garfield Ave.