Gladwin County, Michigan obits:
Barbara Friedrich Hasenfratz, 85, of Beaverton, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000 at MidMichigan Medical Center, Gladwin. She was born Feb. 14, 1915 in St. Paul, Minn.,
The former Barbara Dempich married Anton Friedrich in November 1930. He preceded her in death March 10, 1979. She then married Michael Hasenfratz, April 25, 1985. He preceded her in death Jan. 11, 1995.
Surviving are two sons, Anton Friedrich Jr. of Hillsdale and John Friedrich of Florida; one stepson, Anthony 'Butch' and wife Betty Hasenfratz of Beaverton; two stepdaughters, Elizabeth and husband Jeff Black of Arizona, and Maryanne and husband Darwin Mann of Newberry; 12 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow (Thursday) at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church with Rev. Todd Arnberg officiating. Friends may call at the church tomorrow (Thursday) starting at 10 a.m. Memorials may be made to St. Philip Neri Catholic Church.
O'Laughlin Funeral Home, Coleman, was in charge of the arrangements.
Constance L. Juneac, 49, of Gladwin, died suddenly Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland.
Born March 30, 1951 in Gladwin, she was a lifetime resident of Gladwin County. She worked as an LPN at MidMichigan Regional Medical Center-Clare.
Surviving are one daughter, Lyndsey Juneac of Gladwin; one son, Jeffrey W. of Owosso; her mother, Chlorise (Corky) Smith of Gladwin, three brothers, Bill Smith of Gladwin, Ken Smith of Gaylord, and Larry Smith of Harrison; one sister, Barbara Knoertzer of Gladwin; three grandchildren; a very special friend, Gary Yeager of Gladwin; and many more loving family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Roy Smith, Oct. 10, 1994.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow (Thursday) at Hall Funeral Home, Gladwin with Rev. Dr. Deane B. Wyllys officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home tomorrow (Thursday) from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Coni Juneac nursing scholarship fund.
David M. Grover, 52, of Gladwin, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland. He was born July 11, 1948 in Detroit. He lived in Gladwin County for 20 years and previously lived in Mt. Pleasant.
He was employed at Gladwin County Industries as a miscellaneous laborer.
Surviving are his foster family, Linda and John Willford and children of Gladwin; and special friends, K.L. Brink, Fred Estes, John Rowland, Bobby Crosby, and Kyle Clifford, all of Gladwin.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday) at Hall Funeral Home, Gladwin with Pastor Brad Withrow officiating. Burial will be in Grout Township Cemetery in Gladwin.
Friends may call at the funeral home today (Wednesday) from 2 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Gladwin County Industries.
Doris Irene Schlaack, 72, of Swartz Creek, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000 at Genesys Health Park.
Born Dec. 4, 1927 in Owosso, she was the daughter of James Lyle and Eva (Vincent) Scott and had resided in Swartz Creek the past 39 years.
Doris married Paul P. Schlaack, April 10, 1949 in Owosso. He preceded her in death, Sept. 1, 1995.
Surviving are three daughters, Cathy Bigsby of Hudson, Fla., Wendy and husband Tom Rainey of Wasilla, Ark., and Tracey and husband Gary Fowler of Seville, Ohio; one son, Paul J. and wife Renay of Beaverton; one brother, Wayne and wife Barbara Scott of East Lansing; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Kenneth and Alden Scott; and one sister, Ruth Farrell.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sharp Funeral Homes, Swartz Creek with Rev. Mark Moore officiating. Burial was in Flint Memorial Park, Mt. Morris. Those desiring may make contributions to the American Cancer Society.
Eugene J. Blanzy, 76, of Gladwin, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000 at his residence following a brief illness.
Born March 12, 1924 in Pontiac, he was the son of the late Leo and Pearl (Basinski) Blanzy.
Eugene married the former Jacqueline LaCroix in Hazel Park, Sept. 3, 1949. She preceded him in death in 1989.
He retired from Lincoln Brass Works as vice president and director of engineering. He was an alumni of Tri-State University in Angola, Ind., graduating with a degree in chemical engineering.
Eugene served in World War II, was a former member of the Knights of Columbus 2835 in Centerline, and a member of Sacred Heart Church, Gladwin.
Surviving are four daughters, Diane and husband James Lang, and Debra and husband James Nicoll III, all of Madison Heights, Elizabeth and husband Gerald Wisner of Lansing, Lee Ann and husband Charles Domke of Rochester; five brothers, Gerard Blanzy of Ortonville, Dan Blanzy of Mt. Pleasant, Ted Blanzy of Linden City, Frank Blanzy of Mecosta, and Tommy Blanzy of Lapeer; three sisters, Marge Mersino of Oxford, Leona Blanzy of Rochester Hills, and Rita Schroeder of National City; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one brother-in-law, Joe Livingston of Lake Orion. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, Marie Livingston.
A funeral liturgy will be held at 11 a.m. Friday from the Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Father Patrick Jankowiak officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Friends may call at the Sisson Funeral Home tomorrow (Thursday) from 2 to 8 p.m. with a parish wake service to be held at 7 p.m. Friends may also call at the church Friday from 10 a.m. until time of the service. Memorials may be made to Mid-Michigan Hospice.