Gladwin County, Michigan obits:
Jacob Bradley White, infant son of Chad A. and Nichole (Dittenber) White was born and died Thursday, July 20, 2000 at MidMichigan Medical Center.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his grandparents, Elisabeth and Christopher Loose, and Richard Dittenber, all of Midland and Donald and Pamela White of Gladwin; aunts and uncles, Brad and Jessica White of Gladwin, Jillian Dittenber and Carver and Karly Loose, all of Midland.
He was preceded in death by an uncle, Clint White.
A private family service has taken place. Burial was in Ridge Cemetery in Gladwin.
Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Directors, Midland, were in charge of the arrangements.
James Donald Maybaugh, 55, of Gladwin, died Friday, July 21, 2000 at St. Mary's Hospital in Saginaw.
Born Dec. 12, 1944 in Owosso, he was the son of Donald and Harriett (Sandman) Maybaugh He graduated from Central Michigan University, then attended Wayne State University where he graduated from their law school.
James married Beverly Mattes, Feb. 10, 1995 in Detroit. He was very involved in the Secord Eagles Club of Secord Township, where he served as the club's treasurer for many years.
He was also a member of the Oakland County and Gladwin County Bar Association. He was a Central Michigan University alumni and a member of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity. James was very involved in CMU's football program.
He was a partner in Holohan, Malloy, Maybaugh, Monnich and DeLie Law Firm in Troy.
Besides his wife he is survived by his mother, Harriett; two sisters-in-law, Cecilia (Ron) Syktick, and Mary Jo Mattes, all of Saginaw; and several cousins, aunts, uncles and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald.
A memorial service was held at 6 p.m. Monday at Sisson Funeral Home, Gladwin . Memorials may be made to Hospice of Gladwin.
Nelson-House Funeral Home in Owosso was in charge of the arrangements.
James Orlando Nunez, God looked down and took our brother, James, to Heaven July 4, 2000. Now there is no more suffering or pain, after several years battle with cancer. He was 69 years old.
Born June 8, 1931, he was the son of the late Ova 'Red' Nunez and Bernice Miller Nunez. He was a lifelong resident of Creole, La.
He was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church, Cameron Masonic Lodge 439, VFW, American Legion and Farm Bureau of Louisiana and Cameron Parish Cattlemen's Association.
He retired from the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries after 40 years and was awarded a lifetime commission. He worked as a special agent for the Cameron Parish Sheriff's Department after retirement.
Surviving are his wife, Joann; one son, Donny and wife Cathy of Creole, La.; one daughter, Ruby (D.A.) Duprie of Grand Chenier, La.; one brother, Boyd and wife Lou Etta of Creole, La.; one sister, Wilma Lee and husband Bob Carriveau of Beaverton; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Services were held July 6 at the First Baptist Church in Cameron with the Rev. Wallace Primeaux officiating. Burial was in the Nunez Family Cemetery in Oak Grove under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home.
Mary E. Simrau, 70, of Gladwin and former resident of Saginaw, died Thursday, July 20, 2000 at Brittany Manor.
Born March 26, 1930 in Saginaw, she graduated from Arthur Hill High School in 1948.
Mary married Richard H. Simrau, Oct. 10, 1964. She was a former member of Ames United Methodist Church and was currently a member of Wagarville United Methodist Church.
While living in Saginaw, Mary actively participated in the West Genesee Senior Citizens group. She was a member of the Secord Eagles Club #4121 and enjoyed playing cards and traveling.
Besides her husband she is survived by two daughters, Susan and husband Brian Forbes of Saginaw, and Michelle and husband Thomas Haynes of Midland; one son, Richard A. of Saginaw; one sister, Jean Schroeder of Saginaw; one brother, Frank and wife Margaret Rock of Saginaw; seven grandchildren, Heather, Melissa, Elizabeth, Jessica, and Sarah, Justin and Tyler; several nieces and nephews; and dear friends, Agnes Paquette and Shirley Huegel.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at the W. L. Case & Co. Funeral Chapel with Rev. Donald Haskell officiating. Burial was in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the charity of their choice.
Velma F. Joslin, 86, of Gladwin, died Tuesday, July 18, 2000 at the home of her daughter, in Midland, following a short illness.
Born Feb. 24, 1914 in Paulding County, Ohio, she was the daughter of Uriah and Julia (Purk) Heath. She lived in Gladwin County most of her life.
Velma married Clair Joslin, Nov. 3, 1935 in Clare. He preceded her in death in 1997. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are one daughter, Marlene and husband Frank Tetu of Midland; two sons, Don L. and wife Marie of New Boston; and Delbert and wife Kay of Cedar; one brother, Orval Heath of Gladwin; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and 11 brothers and sisters.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Friday at Hall Funeral Home, Gladwin with Rev. Donald Haskell officiating. Burial was in McClure Cemetery in Gladwin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wagarville United Methodist Church or MidMichigan Hospice.
Robert L. Redman, 81, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2000 at MidMichigan Medical Center following a brief illness.
He was born in St. Louis on Oct. 15, 1918 to the late Harry and Gladys (Totten) Redman. He lived in Gladwin all his life and was retired from Flynn Lumber after 45 years of service.
He is survived by one brother, Michael (Bonnie) Redman of Gladwin; three sisters, Barbara Weaver of Gladwin, Betty (Steve) Baker of Big Rapids, and Shirley (Howard) VanSyckle of Greenville; two sisters-in-law, Maysell Redman of Gladwin and Doreen Redman of Beaverton. He was predeceased by two brothers, William and Larry Redman, and his brother-in-law George Weaver.
Funeral services were held on Friday, July 28, 200 with the Rev. Donald Roberts presiding. Burial was in Highland Cemetery. The Sisson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.