December 11, 2017

In Memoriam: James Vantine

VANTINE, JR. ESQ. J.D., JAMES GILBERT PORTAGE, MI Jim was born in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania in 1953. Always precocious and enterprising, upon learning at the age of 3 that the family would be moving to Royal Oak, Michigan, the tot grabbed a pillowcase and went “Trick or Treating” in July. Jim graduated with a National […]

In Memoriam: Timothy D. Schrader

Timothy D. Schrader Dec. 07, 1942 – July 13, 2017 NILES, MICHIGAN – Timothy Dean Schrader, age 74 years of Niles, Michigan died peacefully at 10:10 a.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Wellbrooke of South Bend, Indiana following a brief illness. He was born on December 7, 1942 in Niles to Theodore D. and […]

In Memoriam: Leon Bradley

Leon Charles Bradley, 78, died March 6, 2017, at the Hospice House of Kansas City. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary Elizabeth, brother Eugene, sons Kyle, Karl & Nathan, daughter Shannon and eight grandchildren. Born and raised in Battle Creek, MI, he began his music career touring with Woody Herman at […]

In memoriam: Donald L. McCorkle

October 27, 2016. Age 85 of Westland, formerly of Trenton. Beloved companion of Kristine Dyke. Loving father of Kelly (Tom) Schafer and Kyle (Paula) McCorkle. Dear brother of Ann Tomaselli, Margaret Jane (Dennis) Bruckler, Nancy (Tom Hamrick) McCorkle. Also survived by his grandson Jonathan. Donald was a high school band director and music teacher for […]

Michael Lee Klass – Bay City, MI

Our beloved brother, uncle, nephew, teacher and friend, age 63, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016. Mike was born October 9, 1952 in Bay City to the late Fred and Maxine (Pat Andrzejewski) Klass. He was a retired band teacher from Clio Public Schools and also taught at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School, […]