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Parker, Dadd, Gutchek, Foreman, Mahanty, Morin

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Date: Thursday, 17 January 2008, at 4:32 p.m.

Gladwin County, Michigan obits:

Ellen Vauneece Parker, 78, of Gladwin, died Friday, May 12, 2000 at the Gladwin Living Centre following a long illness.
Born Aug. 30, 1921 in Grout Township, she was the daughter of William and V. Fern (Ogg) Chatterton.
Ellen married Clarence Parker, May 29, 1943 in Gladwin. She graduated from Gladwin High School in 1939 and attended Lansing Business University.
She was a member of the Gladwin First United Methodist Church, where she was the church secretary for 11 years.
She was also a member of the Women's Society, the Magadalene Circle and was a very active 4-H leader.
Besides her husband she is survived by one daughter, Janet and husband Roger Dennings of Elsie; two sons, Gary and wife Elizabeth of Metamora, and David of Livonia; grandchildren, Tonya M. and Steve Blaine, Ryan and Monica Dennings; Brent, Amy and Kevin Dennings; one great granddaughter, Taylor Parker Blaine; and one sister, Virginia Short of Gladwin.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Gladwin First United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Deane Wyllys officiating.
Burial was in Midland Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the church or Alzheimer's Association.

Esther B. Dadd, 98, of Gladwin, died Wednesday, May 10, 2000 at the Gladwin Living Centre.
Born Sept. 11, 1901 in Ionia, she was the daughter of the late James and Emma (Heald) Lyle.
Esther married Ray Dadd in 1920. He preceded her in death in 1969.
Surviving are one son, Roger of Gladwin; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one niece, Gay Mazereus of Cincinnati, Ohio; and one daughter-in-law, Phyllis Dadd of Holland. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Keith Lyle.
Services were held at 4 p.m. Friday from the Sisson Funeral Home, Inc. with Pastor Timothy Verity officiating. Burial was in Highland Park Cemetery in Ionia. Memorials may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church.

Lucille Cecelia Gutchek, 89, of Gladwin and formerly of Bay City, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000 at the Sterling Nursing Center.
Born June 27, 1910 in Larksville, Pa., she as the daughter of the late Floryan and Mary Mikolaichik.
Lucille married Albert Gutchek in January 1944. He preceded her in death in December 1981.
She was a member of New Life Missionary Church. She owned and operated Burton's Log Cabin and the Deluxe Grill in Standish. She had also been employed at Sears and Oppenheim's in Bay City.
Surviving are one son, Robert and wife Patty of Bay City; three sisters, Florence Wateski, Mary Vitanovec, and Louise Genlow; four brothers, Edmond Mikolaichik, Henry Mikolaichik, and Thomas Mikols, all of Pennsylvania, and Anthony Mikolaichik of Round Rock, Texas; one aunt, Rose Bednar of Pennsylvania; several nieces and nephews; and her caregivers, Neal and Nancy Kleiss.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Helen Sipper; and three brothers, John, Joseph and Louis Mikolaichik.
Funeral and committal services took place at 11 a.m. Friday at the New Life Missionary Church with Rev. Jonathan Boyer officiating. Burial was in Pinconning Township Cemetery.
The family of Lucille Gutchek would like to thank the Hospice associations that have cared for Lucille over the last year.

Donald Foreman, 83, died Thursday, May 11, 2000 at MidMichigan Medical Center following a brief illness.
Born Oct. 14, 1916 in Whitehouse, Ohio, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Ella (Lynn) Foreman.
Donald married the former Shirley Farison, Nov. 2, 1957, in Beaverton. He was a veteran of World War II.
Besides his wife he is survived by one son, Randy Lee of Midland; one daughter, Sandra Kay and husband Gary Hale of Midland; three grandchildren, Aaron S. Hale, Shannon R. Wilcox-Hale, Tony F. Wilcox-Hale, and Breanne C. Hale.
Services were held at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Sisson Funeral Home, Inc. with Rev. Ronald Grey officiating.

Diane (Miller) Mahanty, 51, of Kalamazoo died at home Wednesday, May 17, 2000.
Born Jan. 30, 1949 in Mt. Pleasant Hospital, she was the daughter of William E. and Virginia Miller. Her father preceded her in death Dec. 10, 1948.
She joined the Gladwin Methodist Church, was a 4-H member for 10 years, and played the flute in the high school band. She graduated from Gladwin High School in 1967.
In 1970, she received a BS in health, P.E. and recreation from CMU, and a masters in health education in 1972. She was affiliated with Kappa Phi and National Honorary Delta Psi Kappa.
Diane taught for 28 years in Bangor and Paw Paw Public Schools. She loved to paint, draw, ski, read, study, and earned a green belt in karate.
Diane married Prafulla Mahanty, Aug. 19, 1972.
Besides her husband she is survived by one son, Rabin Mahanty; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Short of Gladwin; four sisters, a twin, Debra (David) Campbell; Sue (Ernest) Mycko, Beverly (Daniel) Sugarbaker, and Marilyn (Brent) Meyer; two brothers, Douglas (Tracy) Short, and Paul (Marilou) Short; and many nieces and nephews.
Following cremation, a memorial service was held at 1 p.m., Sunday at the Betzler Funeral Home in Kalamazoo. Family and friends shared a dinner at the Radisson following the service. Memorials may be made to West Michigan Cancer Center, 200 N. Park St., Kalamazoo 49007; or the Kalamazoo Humane Society, 4239 S. Westnedge, Kalamazoo 49008.

Dorothy E. Morin, 79, of Bay City, died Sunday, May 7, 2000 with her loving and caring family at her side. She was a 38 year summer resident of Secord Lake, where she spent many memorable summers with family and friends.
Born Sept. 9, 1920 in Saginaw, she was the daughter of the late James and Audrey (Munger) Ransier.
Dorothy married Donald J. Morin, March 2, 1946 in Ohio. He preceded her in death Jan. 10, 1998.
She was employed at Bay City Cash, Oppenheim's, Industrial Brownhoist and Farmer Pete's. She was active in organizing the Bay City Central Class of 1939 reunions and was a member of the Fremont Ave. United Methodist Church.
Surviving are her children, Donald J. and Marylou Morin and children, Donald E. and April Jo, and Douglas and Barbara Morin and children Trevor, Traci, and Katie, all of Bay City, and Dwight Morin of Torch Lake; and lifelong friends, Shirley Osborne and Bobbie Fetter. She was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Joann and Ed Schnider.
Services were held Tuesday, May 9 in Bay City. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Bay area or Fremont Ave. United Methodist church.

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