Gretchen Lawton, 86, of Lake Orion

Gretchen Lawton of Lake Orion passed away on January 12, 2021. She was 86. Gretchen is the beloved wife of Harold Lawton for 66 years; the loving mother of Robert (Jolene) Lawton, Wendy (the late Jerry) Yerkes, Kimberly (Todd) Johnstone, and Douglas (Nicole) Lawton; dear grandmother of Charles( Lisa), James, Amil, J.D.(Nichol), Haley, Shanel, Jason […]

William ‘Scottie’ Fordyce, age 90

William ‘Scottie’ Fordyce, age 90

With heavy hearts, we announce the death of William “Scottie” Fordyce, who passed away on December 28, 2020 at the age of 90. Although hailing from Scotland, he loved this country. His introduction to America was quite grand. He landed in 1947 on the 4th of July. Scottie’s first visions of this new land were […]

Dona N. Shedlowsky (Gates), 88, of Ortonville, formerly of Gingellville

Dona N. Shedlowsky (Gates), 88, of Ortonville, formerly of Gingellville

Dona N. Shedlowsky (Gates) of Ortonville and longtime resident of Gingellville, passed away December 23, 2020, after a brave battle with COVID. She was 88 years young. Dona was the beloved wife of the late John Shedlowsky for over 62 years; cherished mother of Gary (Sandi), Karla (Joseph) Dean, Brenda, and the late Kathy Shedlowsky; proud […]

John Bernard Gutierrez, 48, of Lake Orion

John Bernard Gutierrez, 48, of Lake Orion

John Bernard Gutierrez of Lake Orion, formerly of Auburn Hills, passed away on December 25, 2020 at U of M Hospital in Ann Arbor due to COVID-19. He was 48. John was the beloved husband of Julie (Labowski) Gutierrez; loving father of Alexander of Fort Myers, FL; son of Ellen Greer of St. Clair and […]

Bill R. Tomlin, 87, of Lake Orion

Bill R. Tomlin, 87, of Lake Orion

Bill R. Tomlin of Lake Orion passed away on December 24, 2020. He was 87. Bill is the beloved husband of Lana for 59 years; loving father of Mark (Pam) Tomlin and David (Shawn) Tomlin; loving grandfather of Tory, Tessa, Leah and Devany; dear brother of Thelma, Owen and the late Charles and Dorothy Tomlin; […]

Loretta Lee Michalski, 72, of Oakland Township

Loretta Lee Michalski, 72, of Oakland Township

Loretta Lee Michalski, age 72, of Oakland Township, passed away peacefully on December 24, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Loretta was born in Pittsburg, California to Herschel Lee Watkins and Mercedes Mary Watkins (nee McDonnell) on August 26, 1948. She married Richard Michalski on June 12, 1970 in Flint, Michigan. Prior […]

William C. Anderson, 85, of Lake Orion

William C. Anderson, 85, of Lake Orion

William C. Anderson, a life-long resident of Lake Orion, passed away on December 10, 2020 from COVID-19 after a 4-month battle with kidney disease. He is deeply mourned by his beloved wife of 62 years, Marilyn, loving children, Patrick (Madhu), Catherine Weissenborn (James), Christine Davis (Elliot) and William Anderson (Maria), and beautiful grandchildren, Neal, Sean, […]

Bridget (McKellar) Jewell, 54, of Lake Orion

Bridget (McKellar) Jewell, 54, of Lake Orion

Bridget (McKellar) Jewell of Lake Orion passed away suddenly at home on December 7,2020. Bridget was the wife of 20 years to Bruce Jewell. Bridget is survived by her son Jonathan (Anna) and most cherished granddaughter Ava. She was preceded in death by both of her parents Charles and Marjorie (DiCea) McKellar, as well as […]

Jeremy Justin Reetz, 49, of Lake Orion

Jeremy Justin Reetz, 49, of Lake Orion

Jeremy Justin Reetz of Lake Orion passed away very suddenly and unexpectedly from a Widow Maker heart attack in his home on Friday. He was 49. Jeremy is the loving husband of Jodi Reetz and leaves behind his four children Avery, Kaelee, Jason, and Nolan. Jeremy is the beloved son of Linda Reetz and Tim […]

Peter James Kalohn Jr., 67, of Oxford

Peter James Kalohn Jr., 67, of Oxford

On Monday, December 7, 2020 at 11:07 p.m., Peter James “Jim” Kalohn Jr. of Oxford passed away at the age of 67. Jim was born on April 4, 1953 in Pontiac, Michigan to Edith and Peter Kalohn Sr. Friends and family may fondly recall Jim in his white apron, cooking alongside his father Pete and […]