David M. Kalish, 71, formerly of Lake Orion

David M. Kalish, 71, formerly of Lake Orion

David M. Kalish, 71, a former resident of Lake Orion, passed away on October 29, 2023, with his daughter by his side. Born on August 15, 1952, in Lake Orion, David was raised by his parents, Adam Martin and Betty Joanne (Joachim) Kalish, alongside his sister Suzanne. From a young age, David displayed an insatiable […]

Meaghan Canfield, of Lake Orion

Meaghan Canfield, of Lake Orion

Meaghan Irene Canfield was born July 9th, 1973 in Pontiac, Michigan. She was adopted by Donald and Janet Canfield as a newborn and began her wonderful life in Lake Orion, Michigan. She attended school and graduated from Lake Orion High School. Meaghan graduated from Baker College. She worked for many years for Oakland University and […]

Argene Miracle, 83

Argene Miracle, 83

Argene C. Miracle, age 83, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on November 13, 2023. He was born on February 24, 1940 to Almeda and Justice Miracle and raised on a farm in Cubbage, Kentucky with his 6 brothers and a sister. He moved to Michigan at the age of 18 where he […]

Sandra Kay Downey of Lake Orion

Sandra Kay Downey of Lake Orion

Sandra “Sandy” Kay Downey (1942-2023) left us peacefully on the night of September 21, 2023. She joins her husband of 54 years in heaven and leaves this world with a smile, as her impact was felt in the classroom between Michigan and Arizona. Sandy was born on March 30, 1942, to Robert and Gurneth Hall […]

L.V. ‘Bud’ Schaar, Jr. of Lake Orion

L.V. ‘Bud’ Schaar, Jr. of Lake Orion

Bud Schaar (L.V. Schaar, Jr.) passed away on June 22, 2023, after a brave battle with Parkinson’s. Bud was born in Lake Orion, MI on April 25, 1940, and for much of his life, he divided his time between Lake Orion and Sebewaing, MI. In his early days, he traveled the country drag racing. Professionally, […]

Dr. Steven Hartz of Wilmington, NC

Dr. Steven Hartz of Wilmington, NC

December 31, 1950 – November 14, 2023 Dr. Steven Laurence Hartz was a resident of Flint, MI from 1950 to 1985; Oxford, MI from 1985 to 2017; and retired to Wilmington, NC in 2018. He was born in Flint, MI on December 31, 1950, a son of Dr. Arnold W. Hartz and the late Patricia […]

Sharon Stambaugh, 69, of Oxford

Sharon Stambaugh, 69, of Oxford

Sharon Kay Stambaugh, 69, of Oxford, MI passed away Nov. 4, 2023. Sharon is the beloved wife of Stanley Stambaugh; dear mother of Joel (Kristen) Malkasian and TJ Malkasian; stepmother of Ralanda (Jason) Dugan, Scott Stambaugh and Rich Stambaugh; adoring grandmother of Landon and Calvin Malkasian, Tyler Stephanoff, Gregory Herriman, Kaeleigh Herriman, and Skylar Dugan; […]

Rena Ann Thomas, 88, of Lake Orion

Rena Ann Thomas, 88, of Lake Orion

Rena Ann Thomas, age 88, passed away Aug. 10, 2023. Rena was one of two children born to the late John and Ellen McFadyen. She was preceded in death by James Thomas, her husband of 55 years; and is survived by her sons, John and Timothy (Karen); and her brother, Robert McFadyen (Louise). Rena was […]

Lonnie T. Horton, 66, of Oakland Twp.

Lonnie T. Horton, 66, of Oakland Twp.

Lonnie T. Horton of Oakland Twp., died October 1, 2023. He was 66. Lonnie was the beloved son of the late Elmer (Jean) Horton and the late Lorraine (Ted) Kimura; dear brother of Larry Horton, Laurie (Richard) Mueller, and Lmer Horton; he is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other family members. A memorial […]

Cynthia Kay Yelle, 69, of Orion Twp.

Cynthia Kay Yelle, 69, of Orion Twp.

Cynthia Kay Yelle, age 69 of Orion Township, passed away peacefully on October 11, 2023 at home in the arms of her family after a long battle with cancer. Cindy was born June 5, 1954 in Frederic, Wisconsin to Donald and Carol Bengtson and graduated from Stillwater Minnesota High School in 1972. She met her […]