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James Lantz

Died: Saturday, November 08, 2014
James Albert Lantz, of Kingman, entered eternity Nov. 8, 2014. Jim is survived by his beloved wife, Cathleen. He is also survived by his children: Patrick, Chris (Michelle) of Las Vegas, Nev., and Sheree (Michael) of Lacey, Wash.

Jim also had five stepchildren: Jeff of Kingman, Brandon (Michelle) of Princeton, Minn., Dan Jr. (Andrea) of Pontiac, Mich., Bryan (Delani) of Blanchard, Mich., and Marcie (Daniel) of Waterford, Mich.

Jim was "Papa" to Brooke, Kyle, Shaun, Nicholas, Noah and Jase of Las Vegas and Ethan and Ricky of Lacey, Wash. Jim also has 17 step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, Raeli and Braydan. Jim is also survived by two brothers, John (Donna) and Jeff (Marcy) of Indiana. Jim has a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Rose Lantz, and former spouse, Barbara.

Jim was born in Bay City, Mich., and raised in Oxford, Mich. He went into the Air Force in 1966 and did five tours in Vietnam. He was stationed all over the world. The last place he was stationed was Madrid, Spain. He retired after 23 years and went to Mio, Mich., where he lived for two years before settling in Kingman in 1991.

Jim drove truck for a while, then went to work for Mohave County for 10 years. He retired in 2011.

Master Sgt. James A. Lantz was a lifetime member of VFW Post 10386 in Kingman, American Legion Post 108 in Oxford, Mich., and an envoy member of Beta Sigma Phi, which he joined in Spain. He was also a member of St. John's United Methodist Church in Kingman.

Forrest JONES

Died: Thursday, November 06, 2014
Age: 87
JONES, Forrest “Ralph” of Clarkston November 6, 2014; age 87; husband

of Shirley for 64 years; father of Frank (Candy), Sharon (Bob) Brock,

Sandra (Gillis), Tom (Star); grandfather of Thomas, Scott, James,

Jonathon, Ellen, Heather, Amanda, Anna, Frank and the late Matthew.

Ralph formerly owned Kieft Engineering. He was known for his mission

and volunteer work. Funeral service Monday, November 10 at 12:30 pm

at the Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may

visit Sunday 3:00 to 5:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be

made to Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Lawrie B. BURNETTE

Died: Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Age: 82
BURNETTE, Lawrie B. of Clarkston; November 5, 2014; age 82. Preceded

in death by her Husband Voris “Kelly”, daughter Kelly Sanchez and

grandson Sean. Loving mother of Edward Burnette. Grandma of Patrick

Kelly. Sister of Eddie (Shirley) Crawford. Friends may visit Monday,

November 10 at 6-9 pm at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home,

Clarkston. Private Inurnment Great Lakes National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Girl Scouts or Waterford Oaks BMX.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Shanta L. VLACK (RUDD)

Died: Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Age: 37
VLACK (RUDD), Shanta L.; of Oxford formerly of Rochester; November 5,

2014; age 37; wife of Bill; stepmother of Kelly; daughter of Vera

(Robert) Jensen and Doug (Jeannie) Rudd; granddaughter of Pauline (the

late Robert) Pence and the late Laverne & Loretta Rudd; sister of

Scott (Lela) Rudd, Sean (Corey) Rudd & Stephanie (Jeffrey) Fraser;

preceded in death by sister Shannon; step sister of Rob, Julie &

Robert. also survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and

friends; daughter in law of Wayne & Judy Vlack; Shanta was a

dedicated, long time employee of McLaren Oakland Hospital. She

graduated from Rochester Hills Christian School, earned an Associates

Degree from O.C.C. and was well known for her love of children and

animals. Friends may visit at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home,

Clarkston on Monday 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Funeral service Tuesday

11:00 a.m. at The River Church, Holly. In lieu of flowers, memorials

may be made to MI Humane Society.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Sally I. CHASTAIN

Died: Monday, November 03, 2014
Age: 83
CHASTAIN, Sally I.; of Ortonville; went to be with the Lord November

3, 2014; age 83. Preceded in death by her husband Robert and great

grandson Justin Godwin. Loving mother of Linda (Gary) Bartle and

Larry Chastain. Cherished grandmother of Erin Pickett, Jeffrey

(Tessa) Bartle and Tara (Patrick) Ruff. Great grandmother of 6. Dear

sister of Danny (Darlene) Moore. Sally retired from Brandon School

District as a school secretary. She enjoyed spending time with family

and going up north to Manistee. Funeral Service Thursday 12:30 pm at

the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may

visit Wednesday 6-8 pm and Thursday 11:30 until time of service.

Interment Ortonville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to North Oaks

Community Church. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Sally I. Chastain

Died: Monday, November 03, 2014
Age: 83
Sally of Ortonville is the loving mother of Linda (Gary) Bartle and Larry Chastain. Cherished grandmother of Erin Pickett, Jeffrey (Tessa) Bartle and Tara (Patrick) Ruff. Great-grandmother of six. Dear

sister of Danny (Darlene) Moore. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert and great-grandson Justin Godwin.

Sally retired from Brandon School District as a school secretary. She enjoyed spending time with family and going up north to Manistee.

A funeral service was held Nov. 6 at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston. Interment Ortonville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to North Oaks

Community Church. Online guestbook

www.wintfuneralhome.com.

Alec C. Olson

Died: Sunday, November 02, 2014
Age: 26
Alec C. Olson, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, November 2, 2014, at his residence of a self inflicted gunshot wound. He was 26.

Alec was born on August 22, 1988, in Sheridan, WY to parents Gerald and Kathleen Smith Olson.

Alec enjoyed working in sales, video gaming, shooting, and marksmanship.

He studied and loved WWII history, and enjoyed movies and animals.

He particularly loved his nieces, Lily and Quinn. They were the light of his life.

Alec was preceded in death by his grandparents, Arvel and Maizie Margaret Smith, Vernon Olson and uncle Robert Olson. He is survived by his parents; Kathleen (Keith) Davidson of Sheridan, WY, Gerald (Peggy) Olson of Billings, MT, grandparents; Edna Olson of Big Rapids, MI, Stanley and Ruth Davidson of Hulett, WY, siblings; Brandy (Mike) Fox of Sheridan, WY, step siblings; Julie Davidson of Sheridan, WY, Todd (Catherine) Davidson, Snoqualmie, WA, Andrea Davidson of Pinedale, WY, Heidi Davidson of Laramie, WY, niece, Liliana, niece and Goddaughter, Quinn, his Aunt Linda (Gerald) Risinger, Uncle David (Denise) Smith, all of Oxford, MI, Uncle Dan (Luanne) Smith of Leonard, MI, Uncle Dale (Vickie) Olson and Aunt Marsha Fry all of Big Rapids, MI and his dog, Doogie.

A Celebration of Life was held on Saturday, November 8, 2014, at Kane Funeral Home with Father Jim Heiser officiating.

Inurnment will take place at a later date in Ridgelawn Memorial Cemetery in Oxford.

Memorials to honor Alec can be made to the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter at 84 East Ridge Road, Sheridan, WY 82801.

Terri L. YOVICH

Died: Saturday, November 01, 2014
Age: 53
YOVICH, Terri L.; of Holly formerly of Clarkston; November 1, 2014;

age 53; wife of R. Dave; mother of Tiffany (Jon) Garrison, Amber,

Presleigh, Aleigha & Jason Yovich; grandma “Zsa-Zsa” of Beckham &

Isleigh; daughter of Carolyn (Arthur) Edlund; sister of Bill (Nancy)

McMaster and Nikki (Richard) Rey; also survived by several nieces,

nephews and family members. “Zsa-Zsa" was passionate about her

friends and family and deeply touched the lives of many. Terri was the

life of the party, the shining light that left a trail of glitter

everywhere she went. Funeral service Wednesday, November 5 at 10:00

a.m. at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may

visit Tuesday 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Rainbow Connection.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Susamma JESUDAS

Died: Saturday, November 01, 2014
Age: 82
JESUDAS, Susamma of Clarkston; November 1, 2014; age 82; preceded in

death by her husband Rev. Kuruvilla Jesudas; loving mother of Sunil

(Sobha) Das, Anil (Sheela) Das and Rachel (Dr. Renny) Abraham; proud

grandmother of Crystal, Caitlin, Hannah, Joel, Joshua, Luke, T.J.,

Zoë, Zeke, Micah and Moses; dear sister of Kunjamma Easow, Abraham

Thomas, Babu Thomas and Sam Thomas of New Jersey. Friends may visit

Friday 6:00 – 9:00 pm at the Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home,

Clarkston. Funeral Service Saturday 10:00 am at Clarkston Community

Church, Clarkston. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Waterford.

Memorial may be made to The Power Company Kids Club. Online guestbook

www.wintfuneralhome.com

Mildred Gates

Died: Saturday, November 01, 2014
Age: 83
Mildred, “Millie”, Gates of Clarkston passed away at home on Nov. 1, 2014, from leukemia at age 83.

Loving wife of James for 66 years; mother of Joseph Gates and his fiancee Vicky Mick; grandmother of Nick [Nicole] Hill and surrogate grandson Brendan Fortinberry; sister of Don [June] Guye; sister-in-law of Joy [Rudy] Mazza and Donna [the late John] Shedlowsky; special aunt of Ron [Jackie] Guye and Roger Guye and of many more nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents Ted and Ilahbel Guye, sister Sandy Irons and daughter Carole Hill. Millie was incredibly creative and loved painting birds and birdhouses, crocheting miniature doll furniture and writing faithfully in the diary she had kept since childhood. She was deeply loved by all who knew her throughout the years because of her gentle, generous and selfless nature. She will be missed especially by her many friends in the Whipple Lake neighborhood where she had been matriarch since 1960. A celebration of Millie’s life will be held at St. Anne Parish in Ortonville on a date to be announced. Memorials are appreciated to Almost Home - No Kill Shelter at 25503 Clara Lane in Southfield, Michigan 48034.
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