Koonce, Ardyce I.; 84, formerly of Lake Orion

Koonce, Ardyce I.; 84, formerly of Lake Orion

Ardyce I. Mellendorf Koonce passed away October 22, 2017 in Independence MO at 84 years of age. Ardyce was born April 15, 1933 in Rochester, Michigan to Albert and Elsie Mellendorf. She graduated from Lake Orion High School in 1951, attended both Graceland University in Lamoni, IA and Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS. Ardyce obtained her Masters in Music Education with a […]

Suvanto, Rebecca L.; 49, formerly of Lake Orion

Suvanto, Rebecca L.; 49, formerly of Lake Orion

Rebecca Lynn Suvanto (nee: Gage); passed away suddenly of heart failure at the age of 49 at McLaren Hospital on March 26, 2018. Becky is survived by her loving husband, Richard R. Suvanto and his children, Lain and Madayah Suvanto; her parents, William and Judith Gage of Lake Orion; her sister Brenda Sue Roberts; and […]

Kimura, Lorraine D.; 86, formerly of Lake Orion

Kimura, Lorraine D.; 86, formerly of Lake Orion

Lorraine Dolores Kimura (nee Rusnell); 86, of Barnegat, New Jersey and formerly of Lake Orion, passed away on March 22, 2018. She was born on October 5, 1931, in Pontiac. Lorraine graduated from Lake Orion High School in 1950 and worked for General Motors as a typist, before joining the US Navy in 1951 at […]

Babcock, Marjorie R.; 90, of Lake Orion

Babcock, Marjorie R.; 90, of Lake Orion

Marjorie Rae Babcock; of Lake Orion, passed away March 21, 2018 at 90 years of age. Marjorie was predeceased by her loving husband Tom, infant daughter Marilyn, daughter-in-law Cynthia Babcock and grandson Brandon Babcock. She is survived by her children Cheryl (Art) DeGroot; Denise (Bruce) Schwerin; Tom Babcock; Bryant Babcock; Bruce (Janet) Babcock; Melissa (Richard […]

Fugitt, Annetta L.; 68, of Oxford

Fugitt, Annetta L.; 68, of Oxford

Annetta L. Fugitt; of Oxford; age 68; passed away on March 10, 2018. Annetta was the beloved wife of the late Joseph for 45 years.  She is survived by her children, Joe (Kim) Fugitt, Deborah (Dan) Dockery, Sherri Miller (Grant Marlow), Tami (Rick) Hanser, Susan Fugitt and Michael Fugitt; 13 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 5 […]

Van Luven, Pearl C; 78, of Oxford

Van Luven, Pearl C; 78, of Oxford

Pearl C. Van Luven; of Oxford; passed away on March 8, 2018; at the age of 78. Pearl is the beloved wife of the late Carl Cecil Van Luven; dear mother of Thomas, Susan, Patricia, Dennis, Eric and Heather; adoring grandmother of 10; and great grandmother of 26.  She was preceded in death by her […]

Bushman, Martin (Jim).; 85, formerly of Lake Orion

Bushman, Martin (Jim).; 85,  formerly of Lake Orion

Martin (Jim) James Bushman; of Oxford and formerly of Lake Orion; was born June 14, 1932 and passed away March 6, 2018 at age 85. Jim was the loving husband of the late Sheila for 58 years; and beloved father of James (Margie) of Waterford, Clark (Diane Biddinger) of Birmingham, Nora (Carl) Chadwell of Oxford […]

Carlin, Harold; 91, formerly of Lake Orion

Carlin, Harold; 91, formerly of Lake Orion

Mr. Harold “Hal” Carlin, age 91, of Pentwater Michigan and formerly of Lake Orion, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. He was born April 7, 1926, in Rochester, NY to William and Minnie (Weiss) Cohen. Following graduating from high school, Hal graduated from Central Michigan University and then obtained his […]

Clayton, Shirley B.; 89, of Bellaire

Clayton, Shirley B.; 89, of Bellaire

Shirley B. Clayton; of Bellaire, Michigan; born March 7, 1928, passed away February 9, 2018. Shirley was married to the late J. Howard Clayton for 66 years. Their children are Niki Clayton Griffin (Bob Blood) and Jeff Clayton (Lisa); grandchildren, Brianna Griffin, Greg (Jennifer) Griffin, Jesse (Jen) Clayton and Megan (Seth) Gray; great grandchildren, Cody, […]

Barc, James E.; 68, of Lake Orion

Barc, James E.; 68, of Lake Orion

James “Jim” Edward Barc; of Lake Orion; passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the age of 68. Jim is survived by his wife Kristy; his daughter Jill; many special family members and longtime friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Stephanie Barc; his sister Phyllis […]