Frank Harris Sorensen Sr.
Age 82 of Clio died August 31, 2001 at his residence. Cremation has taken place. Frank was born February 20, 1919 in Goodrich, Michigan the son of Andrew P.and Elizabeth (Harris) Sorensen of Lupton, Michigan . He spent his youth on his parents farm in Grand Blanc, where he graduated from Grand Blanc High School. He was given the opportunity to try out for the Detroit Tigers, and played a few games in the minors. He attended Michigan State University and worked at Oldsmobile. He was a Veteran serving as a Captain with the Army Air Corp. He flew 50 missions as a pilot of a B52 Mitchell Bomber. He was in Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 and was shot down 3 times over the Mediterranean and once over Italy, each time going down with the plane during WWII. He received the Presidential Air Medal Citation. He was an avid fisherman, golfer and loved sports. Frank had a great sense of humor. Survivors include: sons: Frank Harris and wife Beth Sorensen Jr. of Flint, Tod J. and wife Laura Sorensen of Flint, Lat D. Sorensen and Gina Dupitas of Flint, Daughters: Janice M. Sorensen and son Jeff Badyna of Grand Blanc; Susan A. and husband, George B. Rasch of Fenton, Sandra J. and husband, Allan J. Gearhart of Millington, Nancy E. and husband, Daniel O'Dea of Burton, 16 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by brother Jesse Sorensen of Norfolk, VA.
Frances M. Burza
Vassar, Michigan, Age 86, died Thursday, August 30, 2001 at the Midland Regional Medical Center. Frances was born December 4, 1914 in Detroit the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jospeh and Josephine Pelica. She married Jospeh Burza in 1934.Frances is survived by a son, Ronald Burza of Sanford, and a daughter, Joanne and husband Alvin Auernhammer of Saginaw, 2 grandsons, Bart and Tina Burza of Midland, and Brett and Mindy Burza of Ray Twp., MI., 3 great-grandchildren, Ashlyn, Braden and Kaden Burza, sister, Stefana Miklovic of St. Johns, MI. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jospeh, and son, Richard, 4 sisters, a brother, and a great granddaughter. Funeral service will take place 1:00 pm Saturday, September 1, 2001 at the Martin Funeral Home, Clark Chapel in Vassar with burial in Riverside Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends and the funeral home from 4-7:00 pm Friday.
Elsie L. Rosselit
Frankenmuth, formerly of Vassar, age 91, died Wednesday, August 29, 2001 at the Frankenmuth Care Center. Elsie was born July 30, 1910 in Vassar the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur and Alvina (Gohsman) Titsworth. She married Harry E. Rosselit who preceded her in death in 1961. Elsie was a retired Home Economics school teacher who also worked at one time for the M.S.C. Extension Service as a home demonstration agent. She was also a member of the Saginaw Area Bishop Sewing Council, Thumb Area Prefessional Home Economist, National Retired Teachers Association and St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church. Elsie is survived by 2 children, Robert and Bertha Rosselit of Midland, and Marilyn Case of Midland, several step grandchildren and several step great grandchildren, also, 2 nieces and a nephew, Mary Weibel, Joseph and Marguerite Weibel, and Sister Catherine Weibel, and also many cousins with whom she was very close. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and a stepson, John Rosselit. Mass of Christian Burial will take place 10:00am, Saturday, September 1, 2001 at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church, Rev. Fr. John Ederer officiating with burial in Riverside Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Martin Funeral Home, Clark Chapel in Vassar from 4-9pm Friday. On Saturday morning, Elsie will be taken to church to lie in state from 9am until the time of funeral mass and 10am. Memorial contributions may be directed towards the St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church.
Helma K. Kintner
Died Wednesday, August 29, 2001 at Bay Medical Center. Helma was born August 18, 1916 in Akron the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Owen and Salomi (Fulmer) Broderick. Shewas married to Bruce E. Kintner. Prior to her retirement she had been employed at Gehrls Oil. Helma's hobbies included crocheting, knitting, ceramics, painting and flower garderning. Helma is survived 7 children: Kay and Robert McPherson of Atlanta, MI.; James B and Anna Kintner of Wolfesboro, NH.; Irene and Glenn Bradley of Bay City; Shirley and Ed Janos of Vassar; Gene O. and Linda Kintner of Charlottesville, IN.; Linda and Jim Valentine of Birch Run; Keith and Denise Kintner of Omer, MI.; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 3 great great-grandchildren; 1 brother and 4 sisters: William Broderick; Miriam Goold; Fern Brown; Muriel Hayward and June Belleville. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and a grandson, David Narrington. Funeral services will take place 1:00 pm, Saturday, September 1, 2001 at the Martin Funeral Home, Clark Chapel in Fairgrove with burial in Brookside Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-9pm Friday and on Saturday from 9am until the time of service. Memorials may be directed to the donors favorite charity.
Lisa Ann Millard
Age 25 of Genesee Township, died Tuesday August 28, 2001 at Genesys Health Park. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Friday from Miles Martin Funeral Home. Burial in Flint Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home 6-9:00 pm Wednesday and all day Thursday. Memorials may be considered for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Lisa was born January 3, 1976 in Flint the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Charles and Kathleen L. (Raymond) Millard. Lisa was a graduate of Genesee High School and the Genesee Area Skill Center as a Certified Nurse Assistant. She worked in her field in Home Health Care until her physical health deteriated to the point she could no longer work. Surviving are her parents: Kathleen and Henry Tarno of Mt. Morris; 2 brothers and 3 sisters: Charles and wife Laura Millard of Mt. Morris; Jennifer and husband Thomas Knack of Mt. Morris; Michelle and husband William Latesky of Birch Run; Jill and husband John Belanger of Clarkston; Jason Tarno of Grand Blanc ; Grandparents: Kenneth and Doris Raymond of Hudson, FL; Alta Coffey of Flint; Patricia Millard of Clio; Great grandmother: Marion Anderson of Otisville; 6 nieces and nephews: Joshua Knack; Sarah Knack; Chelsea Millard; Jacob Belanger; Joshua Belanger; Alaina Latesky; Several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Lisa was preceded in death by her son Brandon Burwell and her father Chuck Millard.
Michael Wesley Tedford
Age 44, of Vassar, died Monday, August 27, 2001 at Covenant Health Care in Saginaw. Mr. Tedford was born November 14, 1956 in Saginaw, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harley and Walla (Enos) Tedford. He and Donna Peplinski were united in marriage September 11, 1976 in Vassar. Michael was employed at Delphi Automotive in Saginaw for the past 25 years and currently serving as Committee Man, and a member of Local 699. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his family and many of his friends. Surviving are his wife, Donna Tedford of Vassar and; 2 sons, Michael Troy Tedford of Vassar and girlfriend Lisa Trombley, Chad Wesley Tedford of Vassar and girlfriend Tricia Scharff; parents, Harley and Walla Tedford of Vassar; 2 sisters, Laurene and husband Gary Sabo of Vassar, Jean and husband Don James of Vassar; mother-in-law, Doris Peplinski; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Kenneth Peplinski, Diane Peplinski, Wayne Peplinski, Gerald and wife Fran Peplinski, Doug Peplinski, Mark Peplinski, Denise and husband Tony Amend, Kevin and wife Robin Peplinski; many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. Funeral service will take place 1:00 pm Thursday, August 30, 2001 at Martin Funeral Home, Clark Chapel in Vasar with Fr. John Ederer officiating. Burial in Tuscola Township Cemetery. Family will be present at the funeral home to recieve friends 5-9pm Tuesday, 10am-9pm Wednesday, and 10-until time of service on Thursday. Those desiring may consider memorial contributions to the American Heart Association. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Robin Rene (Newcombe) Young
Age 33, of Clio died Saturday August 25, 2001 at McLaren Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Thursday August 30, 2001 from Mt. Morris Church of Christ, corner of South and Brockway. Mr. Garfield Copper will officiate. Burial in Flint Memorial Park. Mrs. Young will remain at the Miles Martin Funeral Home where friends may call from 6-9:00 pm Tuesday and all day Wednesday. Thursday she will be taken to the church to lie in state from 12-noon until time of service at 1:00 pm. Memorials may be considered for her family. Envelopes are available at the funeral home and church. Robin was born October 2, 1967 in Flint the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Kenneth and Andrea (Tregilgas) Newcombe. She and Jon Young were united in marriage April 25, 1987. She was a person who was happiest helping others. She was raising two beautiful children and a husband. Robin spent most of her life helping other people, so when she finished her C.E.N.A degree she went to work at Briarwood Manor. It brought great joy to her to work with the elderly and to listen to what they had to say. Robin had many accomplishments. She form and run the Clio Youth Wrestling Club at Gardener Elementary School in Clio. Where her children attended. Robin was the best wife and companion a husband could ever hope for. Surviving are husband: Jon; daughter: Ashlie Young; son: Cody Young; parents: Kenneth and Andrea Newcombe of Mt. Morris; 2 brothers: Larry and wife Bonnie Newcombe of Mt. Morris; Chuck Newcombe and Kathy Martin of Mt. Morris; mother-in-law: Ann Young of Clio; grandparents: Hedley and Dorothy Tregilgas of California; uncles: Andy Tregilgas of Petoskey and Lloyd Tregilgas of California; aunt; Joan Newcombe of Mt. Morris; nieces and nephews: Nikki; Jimmy; Jesse; Billy; Taryn; Andrea; Jacob and Chloe. Robin was preceded in death by her brother Joey Newcombe; father-in-law, Jim Young; grandparents, Kenneth and Nettie Newcombe; aunt, Beatrice Faust; uncle, Joe Newcombe.