Palace Chrysler-Jeep


Search the Obituaries:


Died: Saturday, June 29, 2013
Age: 75
STEINHELPER, Jerry L.; of Waterford; wintered in Orange Beach, Alabama; June 29, 2013; Age 75; Husband of Mary “Pat” for 54 years; Father of Suzie (Larry) Sage, Debbie (Gary) Hus, Jerry (Melody) Steinhelper and Theresa (Gerry) McCallum; Grandpa of Kevin & Mark McCallum and Alex & Eric Hus; Also survived by step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; Brother of Judy (Jim) Montiegel, Chuck (Sharon), Richard, Lynn & Elaine (Dennis) Brophy; Jerry was a friend of too many to name. He will be missed by his furry friend Kizzy II. He retired from GM Truck & Coach, was a HO trains collector and loved to travel with his bride. Rosary service Friday 7 p.m. at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Friday 3–5 p.m. & 7–9 p.m. Funeral Mass Saturday 10:30 a.m. at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Waterford with Rev. Thomas Kuehnemund officiating. Friends may visit directly at the church Saturday 9:30 a.m. until time of mass. Inurnment All Saints Cemetery; Memorials may be made to Mercy Hospice.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Phyllis Marie KARPOVCK

Died: Friday, June 28, 2013
Age: 91
KARPOVCK, Phyllis Marie; age 91; went home to be with the Lord she loved on June 28, 2013; Born in Flint on January 9, 1922 to parents James and Viola Hall; beloved wife of the late Steve; loving mother of Elizabeth (John) Lewis and Cindi Sans; devoted grandmother of Garret, Hilary and Austin Sans. Also survived by loving sisters Laura Logan of Clarkston and Geraldine Griffin of MO; brothers James Hall of Rochester Hills and David Hall of Naubinway. Predeceased by brothers Donald Stevens, Kenneth and Robert Hall. Also survived by loving nieces, nephews and cherished friends. Phyllis retired from Clarkston Schools as a secretary at Pine Knob Elementary; she loved the many children and special friends she made there. She taught Sunday school and Children’s Church for fifty years at Ferndale Assembly of God and was currently a member of Lifepoint Christian Church with treasured pastor and loving friends. She loved God, family, children, Bible studies, reading and crafts. Friends may visit at the Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home, Clarkston Monday 3-5 and 7-9 pm with a Funeral Service at the funeral home Tuesday 10:00 am. Interment Ottawa Park Cemetery, Clarkston. Memorials may be made to Lifepoint Christian Church. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Richard J. BELL

Died: Friday, June 28, 2013
Age: 26
BELL, Richard J.; of Clarkston; Suddenly June 28, 2013; Age 26; Beloved son of Zachary & Corena; Brother of Zachary Bell Jr., Michael (Jenica) Bell, Johana (Aditya) Bhargava and Sam Bell; Grandson of Frances (Jim) Bennett and Duffy Liddicoat; Boyfriend of Emily Merlo; Preceded in death by grandparents Jun Kojima and John Bell; Richard communicated his passion for life through his music. He was an accomplished percussionist who cared deeply for his art. We will always hold dear to our heart his easy smile and infectious laughter; Friends may visit at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston Sunday 4:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.; Funeral service Monday 2:00 p.m. at Church of Christ of Latter Day Saints, Clarkston with visitation directly at the church’s Relief Society Room Monday 12 Noon -1:30 p.m.; Any donations to the family will be used toward a music scholarship in Rich’s memory. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Carol Allen

Died: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Carol Ann Allen was born August 20, 1937 and died June 26, 2013.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Dale Allen.

Mrs. Allen was proceeded in death by son Mike.

She’s survived by children Marlon (Grace) Allen, Steve (Nora) Allen, Matt (Shelly) Allen, Sherm Allen, Kelly Allen, Karen Allen and Loren (Vicki) Allen.

She is also survived by grandchildren Amy, Matthew, Jacob, Joshua, Jessica, Michael, Justin and Nicole along with great-grandchildren Melody and Melia.

Mrs. Allen spent most of her life in Oxford where she raised her eight children and became a second mom to many of their friends.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, all of whom loved her very much and appreciated what a wonderful mother, grandmother and person she was.

Mrs. Allen will be dearly missed by her family and all who knew her.


Died: Monday, June 24, 2013
Age: 84
WALTERS, JoeNell “Jody”; of Pontiac; June 24, 2013; age 84; Preceded in death by her husband Charles and son Danny; Mother of Dee (Rod) Nelson and Sue (Gregg) Carr; Grandma Jody of Crystal Benjamin, Charles R. Walters, Jeremiah and Joel Nelson, Rory Vick Jr., and Jason Vick; also survived by eight great grandchildren; Sister of Guy (Ila) Coleman. Jody was a devoted mother and grandmother. She was an avid shopper, enjoyed frequenting restaurants and walking at Great Lakes Crossing. Funeral Service Friday 10:00 am at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Thursday 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Interment Andersonville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to National Kidney Foundation.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com


Died: Monday, June 24, 2013
Age: 87
VEATCH, Agnes “Ladean” of Waterford; June 24, 2013; age 87. Preceded in death by her Husband Leroy “Bud”, daughter Gay Anne Kentros, and siblings Francis “Dick” Bouchard, Albert Bouchard and Phyllis Gibbs. Loving Mother of Mark Veatch, Laurie (Greg) Quick, Karen (Gary) Veatch Kapala, Paul (Karla) Veatch and Cathy (David Cummings) Veatch. Mother in law of Dimitri Kentros. Beloved Grandmother of 12 Grandchildren and 15 Great Grandchildren. Ladean’s greatest joy in life was being a devoted Wife, Mother and Grandmother. Rosary Service Thursday 7 pm at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Thursday 2-8 pm. Funeral Mass Friday 10:30 am at St. Benedict Catholic Church 80 South Lynn Waterford with Rev. H. Thomas Kuehnemund officiating. Rite of Committal Ottawa Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Benedict Catholic Church or Mercy Hospice of Oakland. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com.


Died: Sunday, June 23, 2013
Age: 65
DiPIETRO, John C. “J.C.”; of Clarkston; June 23, 2013; age 65; Survived by his loving life partner Linda Gougeon; Devoted father of Jason (Fiance’ Tara Reamer) Gougeon and Jillian (Matt) Phelan; Cherished grandfather of Cameron and Michelle; Brother of Brian (Toni) DiPietro, Greg DiPietro and Tim DiPietro; Uncle of Kelly, Andrew and Shannon. Preceded in death by his parents John and Lunette. John co-owned J & J Refrigeration, Clarkston, with his brother. John was a graduate of Western Michigan University who taught industrial arts, drafting & heating/cooling and an avid Lionel Train collector. He was a caring family man that was always willing to lend a hand. Memorial service Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. at the Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit 2:30 p.m. until time of the service. Memorials may be made to Melanoma Research Program. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Kenneth Lucas

Died: Friday, June 21, 2013
Age: 76
Kenneth Lucas of Clarkston, passed away June 21, 2013 at age 76.

He was loving husband of Mary; father of Mike, Rudy, Anne, Joseph, James, Mary, Timothy, David, Starleen, Christina and the late Elizabeth Lucas; loving grandfather of 30 and great grandfather of nine; brother of Douglas, Bob, Ronald, Donald Lucas, and the late June Harvey.

Ken retired from GM Truck & Bus. Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. on Monday, June 24, 2013 at Our Lady of the Lakes Church, Waterford. Burial at Mt. Hope Catholic Cemetery in Pontiac. Family will receive friends at Coats Funeral Home - Clarkston, 8909 Dixie Hwy., Sunday from 3-9 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m.. Memorials may be made to Kingsley Montgomery School, 4265 Halkirk Dr. Waterford MI 48329.

To send a condolence, go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.

Eugene "Gene" L. Bennett

Died: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Age: 81
Eugene "Gene" L. Bennett of Clarkston passed away June 18, 2013 after a battle with leukemia at age 81.

Loving Husband of Margaret for 55 years. Beloved Father of Bruce (Michelle) Bennett, Terri Banks (Bennett), Nancy (Tom) Runyan and Scott (Brenda) Bennett. Proud Grandfather of Josh (Heather) Banks, Mathew (Marina) Banks, Tony Cameron, Angela Cameron, Caitlyn (Dalton) Smith, Joel Bennett, Sean Bennett and Liam Bennett. Dear Brother of Helen (Joseph) Roberts, Pat (Roger) Copeman and the late Peter (Ena) Bennett. Brother-in-law of the late John (Nancy) Copeman, David (Pat) Copeman and Frank (Sherry) Milmine. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.

Gene retired from General Motors after 30 years of service. He served in the United States Army. Friends may visit Friday 3-5 & 7-9 pm at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston. Funeral Service Saturday 11 am at the First Congregational Church of Clarkston. Private Inurnment White Chapel Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Kids Closet of First Congregational Church of Clarkston. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com.

Mary Krass-Lutzi

Died: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Age: 86
Mary Krass-Lutzi of Sebring, Florida passed away June 18, 2013 at age 86.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Krass, Sr., and her second husband, Fred Lutzi. Mother of Jack (Debra) Krass, Jr., Ali (Ray Marcil) Chamberlin, Paul (Gloria) Krass, Bill Krass, Don Krass, Mary (Mark) Reid, Ken (Susan) Krass and Larry (Diane) Krass; Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Mary was a homemaker and a faithful member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, FL. She enjoyed golf and especially enjoyed spending time with her family. Mary contributed monthly to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, a cause dear to her heart.

Funeral Service Monday 11 a.m. at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Sunday 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. Rite of Committal All Saints Cemetery, Waterford.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com.
Guido's Pizza
SPI Subscriptions
The Oxford Leader
Site Search