Robert Harrison Betteley, 72

 Robert Harrison Betteley; of Detroit; age 72; passed away May 3, 2016.  Robert was the son of the late Roy and Dorothy Betteley; step son of the late Charles Jeffries; and brother of Sally Zitta and the late Gerald (Janet) Betteley.  He is also survived by his cousin Diane (Rod Lloyd) Chambeau; nieces and nephews, […]

Robert Harrison Betteley, 72

Robert Harrison Betteley; of Detroit; age 72; passed away May 3, 2016.  Robert was the son of the late Roy and Dorothy Betteley; step son of the late Charles Jeffries; and brother of Sally Zitta and the late Gerald (Janet) Betteley.  He is also survived by his cousin Diane (Rod Lloyd) Chambeau; nieces and nephews, […]

Thomas Neil Eugene Kaars, 69

Thomas Neil Eugene Kaars; of Lake Orion; age 69; passed away May 25, 2016. Tom is survived by his beloved wife Margie of 46 years; his children Robert Weeks, Jennifer Singleton, Marcy (James) Summerfield and Josie (Eric)Kaars-Mulholland; his adoring grandchildren Trey, Tommy, Candice, Tony, Caleb, Emily, Cynthia and Cody; and his sister Edna Pietla. He […]

Daniel M. Broderick, 64

Daniel M. Broderick; of Ball, Louisiana; and formerly of Lake Orion; age 64; passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 19, 2016. He was the son of “Dutch” and Pauline Broderick, both of whom preceded him in death. Dan is survived by his sisters Peggy (Rod Smith) Miller, Patti (Ron) Fern and Penny (Danial) Davies; and […]

Caroline C. Seitz Leonard, 86

Caroline C. Seitz Leonard, age 86, was born March 16, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan and died May 11, 2016 in Oxford, Michigan. Caroline was preceded in death by her loving daughter Aleta Ruth Durkee, her parents Clifford and Evelyn Seitz, brother Fritz Seitz and sister Barbara Sherk. Caroline leaves behind her beloved husband of 65 […]

Karen Lee Perry, 59

Kareen Lee Perry; age 59; passed away May 13, 2016. She was the daughter of the late William and Carol (Turner) Perry of Lake Orion. Kareen attended Baldwin Elementary School in Pontiac at the age of seven before transferring to the Michigan School for the Blind in Lansing at age 12. She learned to read […]

Nancy Ilo Ortwein, 82

Nancy Ilo Ortwein, age 82, of Imlay City and formerly of Lake Orion, died Monday, May 2, 2016 at Lake Orion Nursing And Rehabilitation Center of Lake Orion, MI. Nancy Ilo Bromley was born September 16, 1933 in Lake Orion, MI. She was the daughter of Everett Henry and Thelma (Stanaback) Bromley. She grew up […]

Mary Lou Sam, 70

Mary Lou Sam, age 70 of Bonita Springs, and formerly of Lake Orion, passed away April 30, 2016. Mary Lou was the loving wife of Ronald for 48+years; dear mother of Scott (Elizabeth), Todd (Ovidia), and Timothy (Tanya); cherished grandmother of Alexander, Katie, Todd Jr., and Travis; sister-in-law of Judith (Gary) and Marianne. She is […]

Sharon K. Smith, 75

Sharon K. Smith, 75, of Harrison, MI and formerly of Lake Orion, was born August 10, 1940 in Des Moines Iowa, and went to be with the Lord, on April 25th, 2016 at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Sharon was employed as a secretary of the supervisor of Orion Township and later retired […]

Cole, Richard Wayne, 68

 Richard Wayne Cole, age 68, was born June 20, 1947 and passed away April 10, 2016 at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, comforted by his wife and surrounded by his immediate family. He grew up in Royal Oak and then moved to Lake Orion, where he raised his family. He was preceded in death […]