MARLENE ANNE LACK
Services for Marlene Lack, 66, of Westland were July 6 in St. Theodore Catholic Church with burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield.
Mrs. Lack was born June 13, 1936, in Detroit and died July 2 in Ann Arbor. She was a bindery worker for a printing company.
Surviving are her son, Donald (Catherine); daughters, Judy (Patrick) Mitchell and Cheryl Sunstrom; father, Edward Delekta; brothers, Charles Delekta and Edward (Jacqueline) Delekta II; and grandchildren, Thomas and Robert. Several other grandchildren also survive.
APRIL LIN-MARIE LINE
Services for April Lin-Marie Line, 48, of Westland will be 6 p.m. Monday, July 8, from Tri-City Christian Center in Canton with the Rev. Rocky Barra officiating.
Mrs. Line was born April 6, 1954, and died July 1 in Superior Township. She worked in customer service.
Survivors include children Christopher Paul Line, Ian Blake Line and Tammy Johnsen; mother Gloria (Paul) Karber; and one granddaughter.
Preceding in death was her brother, Paul Karber Jr.
HENRY CHARLES LUM
Services for Henry Lum, 80, of Novi were July 6 in Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, Farmington.
Mr. Lum was born July 3, 1921, in Detroit and died July 1 in Novi. He was owner/operator of the Great Wall of China Restaurant in Farmington. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Kit; sons, Sterling (Jessica) Lum of Sterling Heights and Tertius Lum of Novi; daughter, Sempre (Tony) Andrews of Belleville; brother, Howard Lim of Westland; and four grandchildren, Brandon, Darius, Osric and Dylan.
HARRY THOMAS WALTERS
Services for Harry Thomas Walters, 81, of Westland were July 6 from Uht Funeral Home in Westland with the Rev. Willet J. Herrington officiating and burial at Cherry Hill Cemetery in Canton.
Mr. Walters was born Feb. 7, 1921, and died July 1 in Garden City. He was a steelworker.
Survivors include his children, Phillip (Lori) Copland, Sue (Gary) Church, Joni (Jim) Fuchs, Sharon (Pete) McDonald and Robert Copland; eight grandchildren; several other grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Preceding in death was his wife, Margaret Mary.
ANTHONY FRANCIS D'ARISTOTILE
A funeral Mass for Anthony D'Aristotile, 26, of Westland was July 1 in St. Valentine Catholic Church, Redford, with burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Mr. D'Aristotile died June 27.
Surviving are his parents, Roberto and Cecilia D'Aristotile of Livonia; sisters, Lisa (Mark) Nocera, Julie and Brenda; nephew, Vittorio; fiancee, Sandra Bellardini; and grandmother.
DORIS A. GUNDERSON
Services for Doris Gunderson, 93, of Westland were July 2 in Vermeulen Funeral Home with burial at Roseland Park Cemetery, Berkley. Officiating was the Rev. Carla Thompson-Powell.
Mrs. Gunderson was born March 8, 1909, in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada, and died June 28. She was a nurse. She was a member of St. Timothy Lutheran Church.
Surviving are her son, Donald (Joyce) Gunderson of Redford Township; daughter, Susie (Harold) Bremer of Grand Rapids; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial tributes may be made to St. Timothy Lutheran Church or Lutheran Social Services.
Stuart W. Hisle
Services for Stuart Hisle, 72, of Livonia were July 27 in Harry J. Will Funeral Home with burial at Parkview Memorial Cemetery, Livonia.
Mr. Hisle was born May 16, 1930, in Weir, Kan., and died July 17 at his home in Livonia. He was an engineer for Ford Motor Co., Livonia and Dearborn. He served in the Army Air Corps. during World War II.
Surviving are his sisters, Barbara (Fred) Patton, Flora (Thomas) Gates of Westland and Joan (Harvie) Stringer.
Memorial tributes may be made to American Heart Association or the Leukemia Foundation.
Karen E. Clemmons
Services for Karen Clemmons, 33, of Westland were July 23 in First Congregational Church of Wayne. Officiating was the Rev. Rob Joy.
Mrs. Clemmons was born Nov. 25, 1968, and died July 19 in Wayne. She was a contract administrator at Compuware.
Surviving are her husband, John; daughter, Ryan Clemmons; parents, Howard and Joyce Taylor of Canton; sisters, Sandy (Robert) Spence of Florida, Paula (Peter) Bartlett of Florida and Kelly (Craig) Timko of Canton; and grandmother, Obeth Pack.
Mrs. Clemmons was preceded in death by her grandfather, Joe Pack.
Arrangements were made by Uht Funeral Home.
Kenneth S. Flowers
Services for former Westland resident Kenneth Flowers, 63, of Dearborn Heights were July 27 in Spaulding & Curtin Funeral Home, Ferndale, with burial at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Livonia.
Mr. Flowers died July 23 in Henry Ford Hospice of The Arnold Home, Detroit. He was an avid fly-fisherman.
Surviving are his son, Neal (Sara) Flowers of Oak Park; and daughter, Jennifer Flowers of Sterling Heights.
Mary Jo Fargo
Funeral services for Mary Jo Fargo, 64, of Westland will be 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 29, in Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 34567 Michigan Ave., Wayne, with a Mass following at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Catholic Church. Visitation is 2-8 p.m. today, Sunday, July 28, in the funeral home. There will be a Scripture Service 7 p.m. this evening in the funeral home.
Mrs. Fargo died July 23.
Surviving are her children, Cherie (Gary) Clark, John (Lori), Tom (Lisa) and Nicole (Carl Hudson); siblings, Robert (Norma) Perkins, Ruth Saltern, Edith (Jr.) Cowger, Ralph (Loretta) Perkins, Shirley (Bill) Cymbal, Joseph (Linda) Perkins, Catherine (Gary) Monell and Jenny Kisner; and six grandchildren, Jennifer, Bobby, Zachary, Evan, Mary and Julie.
Mrs. Fargo was preceded in death by her husband, John.
Memorial tributes may be made to American Heart Association or Lukemia Foundation.
Georgina A. Olsen
Services for Georgina Olsen, 88, of Westland were July 27 in L.J. Griffin Funeral Home with burial at Grandlawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Olsen was born July 15, 1914, in Port Huron, and died July 23 in Livonia. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are her daughter, Linda (Jim) Gillette, sister, Cora Anderson; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
JANE E. TEETZEL
Services for Jane E. Teetzel, 54, of Westland were Saturday, July 12, in the Funeral Chapel at L.J. Griffin Funeral Home in Westland. A private committal followed.
She was born on July 20, 1947, in Detroit and died on July 9, 2002, in Garden City. She worked in the diary department at the Kroger grocery store.
Survivors include sons Nick (Julie) and Jason; mother Martha Pudas, and brother Graham (Lorna) Pudas. She is preceded in death by her father, Jarl Pudas.
NATHAN P. CRAMTON
Services for Nathan P. Cramton, 67, of Garden City were Friday, July 12, 2002, at St. Richard Catholic Church in Westland, followed by burial at Cadillac Memorial Gardens West in Westland. The Rev. Terence Treppa officiated.
Mr. Cramton was born on Jan 23, 1935, in Detroit and died July 7, 2002, in Garden City. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was an ironworker. He was a member of Iron Workers Local No. 25/Retirees Club.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Cramton of Garden City; sons Kevin (Faye) Cramton of Northville, Mark (Bridgette) Cramton of Garden City, Scott (Michele) Cramton of Rockwood and David (Dawn) Cramton of Flat Rock; sister Betty Jean Cramton of Westland; brother Kenneth Cramton of Alabama, and 11 grandchildren.
Arrangements were by Vermeulen Funeral Home in Westland.
Services for Ralph Bickes, 69, of Westland will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 12, from Uht Funeral Home in Westland with the Rev. Jack Baker officiating and burial at Cadillac Memorial Gardens West in Westland.
Mr. Bickes was born Dec. 13, 1932, and died July 7 in Wayne. He was a truck driver.
Survivors include his wife Renee; son, Jerome David (Shelly) Bickes; siblings, Bernard (Dorothy) Bickes Jr., Delores George and Robert (Cheryl) Bickes; and three grandchildren.
JAMES FRANK ROBERTS
Services for James Frank Roberts, 47, of Farmington and Westland will be July 21. For memorial service information, call (734) 395-1733.
Mr. Roberts died June 12. He had served in the United States Navy for nine years and received many medals and commendations.
He had a great love for his family and a generous spirit.
Mr. Roberts is survived by the joy of his life, daughter, Rhonda. He is also survived by his parents, Ronald and Lois Roberts; sister, Gayle Roberts Krupin; brothers, Ronald (Rhonda), Steven (Barbara), Brian and Michael Roberts; five nieces; six nephews; and one great-niece.
Memorials are suggested to the Veterans Administration in his memory.
JERAMIE OWEN SACKETT
Services for Jeramie Owen Sackett, 26, of Wayne were July 6 from Vermeulen Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Baker officiating.
Mr. Sackett was born June 28, 1976, in Eloise and died July 1 in Canton. He worked in labor.
Survivors include his father, Kevin Flannery of Wayne; mother, Sherril DeBlasio of Wayne; stepfather, Robert DeBlasio of Nashville, Mich.; daughters, Alyssa and Rebecca; son, Joseph; sister, Jessica Walsh of Wayne; stepsister, Gina Stacks; grandmother, Pat Sackett of Wayne; and great-grandmother, Jennie Onusko of Dearborn.
Memorials may be made to the family fund.
RICHARD S. SCERBA
Services for Richard S. Scerba, 52, of Westland, formerly of Allen Park, were July 8 from St. Richard Catholic Church with the Rev. Terence Treppa officiating and burial at St. Hedwig Cemetery in Dearborn Heights.
Mr. Scerba was born Jan. 11, 1950, in Detroit and died July 4 in Westland. He was a 16-year resident of Westland. He worked for CSX Transportation for 34 years, most recently in the post of lead car inspector at the Detroit/Rougemere yard. He was a member of the Robert Jones Council Knights of Columbus, a 14-year member of St. Richard Catholic Church in Westland and enjoyed working around the house and building things.
Mr. Scerba is survived by his wife, Diane; brother, Raymond; daughters, Dawn Trella, Kathleen Trella, Tina (Phil) Smith and Barbara (Dave) Cagill; son, Christopher Fraiser; brother, Raymond; and two grandchildren.
Vermeulen Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Community Hospice Services, 32932 Warren, Westland MI 48135.
ANNA BELLE SOWARDS
Services for Anna Belle Sowards, 78, of Westland were today, July 11, from Eisnaugle-Lewis Funeral Home in Ohio with the Rev. Jerry Scott officiating and burial at Pattonsville Cemetery in Jackson, Ohio.
Mrs. Sowards was born Dec. 19, 1923, and died July 6 in Wayne. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her children, Dottie L. (Ronald) Baker, Kermit L. Sowards, Sharon Watson and Patty (Max) Killingsworth; siblings, Archie Webb, Thelma Eades, Hazel Scott, Gerald Webb and Donna Sowers; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Preceding in death were her husband William "Hoscat" Sowards, brothers Shelby E. Webb Jr. and Donald Gene Webb and sister Carol Baker.
Uht Funeral Home in Westland handled the local arrangements.
HOMER DOUGLAS VAUGHAN
Services for Homer Vaughan, 81, of Westland were June 4 in Uht Funeral Home. Officiating was the Rev. Roy Forsyth.
Mr. Vaughan was born June 4, 1920, and died June 1 in Westland. He was a mixer operator.
Surviving are his wife, Ola; sons, Michael Vaughan and Ricky Vaughan; daughter, Mary (Terry) Magnuson; brothers, Jack, Russell and Duwane; sisters, Barbara, Phyllis and Carolann; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
ODELLA C. AMBLE
Services for Odella Amble, 86, of Westland were May 31 in Vermeulen Funeral Home with burial at Cadillac Memorial Gardens, West, Westland. Officiating was the Rev. Charles D. Ozment.
Mrs. Amble was born Aug. 21, 1915, in Plymouth, and died May 27 in Westland. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are her son, James Mays Jr.; brother, Raymond Smith of St. Petersburg, Fla.; sisters, Norma Johnson of Ypsilanti and Doris Hix of Byron; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
RICHARD K. KOLNITYS
Services for Richard Kolnitys, 68, of Westland were June 1 in Ss. Simon & Jude Catholic Church with burial at St. Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Heights. Officiating was the Rev. Gerard V. Bechard.
Mr. Kolnitys was born Jan. 6, 1934, in Detroit and died May 28 in Ann Arbor. He was a supervisor.
Surviving are his wife, Delphine; children, Karen Ann (Tim) Curtis, Coleen Marie (John) Lasecki, Timothy (Deb), Ann Marie (Chris) McBeth, Richard (Crista) and JoAnn Marie (Tony) Darkangelo; 25 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were made by John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home.
AMANDA M. SEYMOUR JUBY
Serevices for former Westland resident Amanda Juby, 25, of Newport News, Va., were June 3 in Beaver Valley United Methodist Church in Naumburg, N.Y., with the Rev. Frances K. Hemstreet officiating. Burial was at Castorland Union Cemetery.
Mrs. Juby was born May 1, 1977, in Livonia and died May 28 at her home in Newport News, Va. She was raised in Westland and moved to Port Leyden in 1994 where she attended South Lewis Central School. She and her husband, Nicholas, moved to Newport News in October 2001. She was employed by 7-Eleven in Newport News.
Surviving are her husband, Nicholas; daughters, Carolynn, Caitlinn and Sara; father, Thomas Seymour of Lowville, N.Y.; brothers, Billy Seymour and Randy Seymour, both of Hohenwald, Tenn.; maternal grandmother, Frances Grimes of Plymouth, paternal grandmother, Erma Seymour of Boonville, N.Y.; two nieces and several cousins.
Mrs. Juby was preceded in death by her mother, Carolynn.
Donations may be made to the Juby-Seymour Children Family Trust, c/o Key Bank, 7647 N. State St., Lowville, NY 13367.
Arrangements were made by Virkler-Perocoski Funeral Home, Lowville, N.Y.
DONALD EDWARD BEDARD
Services for Donald Bedard, 80, of Wayne were June 4 in Ss. Simon & Jude Catholic Church, Westland. Officiating was the Rev. Gerard Bechard.
Mr. Bedard was born July 1, 1921, and died May 30 in Superior Township. He was a school principal in the Wayne-Westland school district 1948-81.
Mr. Bedard graduated from Michigan Normal College (Eastern Michigan University) in 1947 with a bachelor's degree in education. In 1949, he received his master of education degree from the University of Michigan.
Surviving are his wife, Marjorie; children, Judy Bedard from Sydney, Australia, Michael (Bonnie) Bedard, Herbert Bedard and Mary (Chris) Tramp; and two grandsons, Andrew Bedard and Brian Bedard.
Memorial tributes may be made to Ss. Simon and Jude Building Fund, American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association or American Cancer Society.
Arrangements were made by Uht Funeral Home.
ANNE JANE HARBISON
Services for Anne Harbison, 75, of Canton will be Friday, June 7, in First United Methodist Church of Plymouth with burial at Cadillac Memorial Gardens West, Westland.
Mrs. Harbison was born Oct. 1, 1926, in Akron, Ohio, and died June 3 in Lansing. She was a secretary for Garden City schools. She was a former member of the Wayne-Westland Board of Education.
Surviving are her sons, Mark (Linda), Doug (Debbie), Gordon (Linda) and Victor (Mayte); sisters, Helen White and Della (Bob) Sutherland; and nine grandchildren.
Mrs. Harbison was preceded in death by her husband, Matthew.
Arrangements were made by L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, Canton Chapel.
DOROTHY GLADYS REID
Services for Dorothy Reid, 74, of Westland were June 26 in Vermeulen Funeral Home with burial at Parkview Memorial Cemetery, Livonia. Officiating was the Rev. Drex Morton.
Miss Reid was born Feb. 11, 1928, in Nankin Township and died June 22 in Wayne. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are her brothers, Golden (Arlene) of Westland and Eugene (Donna) Reid of Florida; sister-in-law, Neomi Reid of Westland; and many nieces and nephews.
Miss Reid was preceded in death by her brothers, Carl Reid and Roy Reid.