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Ryan Joseph Kinkle

Died: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Age: 34
Ryan Joseph Kinkle; of Orion; passed away suddenly on September 29, 2014, at the age of 34. Ryan is survived by his beautiful daughter Emma Rose Kinkle and her mother Lindsay Sarnik; dear son of Dennis Kinkle and Robyn (Don) Wilson; brother of Jennifer (David) Palmer, Jason (Erin) Kinkle, Jared Kinkle, Donny Wilson, and Nancy Wilson; and grandson of Wanda Kinkle.

Ryan was a member of Clarkston High School Class of 1999 and the Oxford Free Methodist Church. His daughter was his whole life and he loved Detroit sports and music. He will be terribly missed.

Visitation was held last Friday at Oxford Free Methodist Church 790 S. Lapeer Road from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 until time of Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. Memorial reflections to the Kinkle family may be made to www.sparksgriffin.com.

Stanley R. Roosa

Died: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Age: 84
Stanley R. Roosa, age 84 of Bear Lake and formerly of Clarkston, died Tuesday October 21, 2014 at West Shore Medical Center in Manistee.

He was born February 28, 1930 in Highland Park the son of the late Alva Roosa and Elizabeth (Linenfelser) Wood. He attended Drayton Plains and Waterford Schools and enlisted in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. On July 23, 1955, Stan married Lois Kuenzer in Pontiac. He was an inspector at GM – Pontiac Motor Division for 28 years; retiring in June 1991. His hobby was carving duck decoys and birds.

He is survived by his wife, Lois Roosa of Bear Lake; sons, Douglas (Nancy) Roosa of Ann Arbor and David Roosa of Sheboygan, WI; 2 grandchildren, Natalie Roosa of Santa Cruz, CA and Paul Roosa of Kalamazoo.

He was preceded by two brothers, Norman and Jack Roosa.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Bear Lake United Methodist Church with Rev. Jane Logston officiating and the Navy Honor Guard conducting military services. The family received friends at Oak Grove Funeral Home in Manistee on Friday, October 24th from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. and at the church from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.

Memorial contributions may be directed to West Shore Medical Center Health Care Foundation or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Please visit Stan’s personal page of memories at www.oakgrovefh.com.

The family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee.

Opal D. WANCKET

Died: Monday, October 20, 2014
Age: 91
WANCKET, Opal D., of Florida; October 20, 2014; age 91; preceded in death by her first husband Virgil Elmer Vick and her second husband Willie Wancket; mother of Virgil Dale (Denise) Vick and Gail (Ken) Kuznicki, step mother of Mark (Sari) Wancket; grandmother of 7; great grandmother of 10; sister of Ocie Bard, J.D. Barnes, Mona Lee Weaver and the late Eva Sieber. Funeral Service Saturday, October 25, at 10:00 am at the Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home, Clarkston, where friends may visit Friday from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Interment Ottawa Park Cemetery, Clarkston. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

John Grant SEARIGHT

Died: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Age: 88
SEARIGHT, John Grant; of Clarkston; October 18, 2014; age 88; preceded in death by his wife June and son Wade; father of Greg (Connie), Randy (Susan), Scott (Naomi) and Kevin (Kristie); grandfather of 8; great grandfather of 6; brother of Marion Payne. John was a WWII veteran Army Air Corps, tail gunner B-24. He was also a Mason. John retired from GM, Fisher Body in 1985. He enjoyed golf, bowling, canoeing down the Au Sable River and helping family fix things. John spent some retirement years in Golf Shores, AL and his second home at Leisure Lake. Funeral service Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Tuesday 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Interment Wednesday 2 p.m. at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Memorials may be made to donor’s own choice. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

J. KENNETH “KEN” Evenson

Died: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Age: 71
Ken died unexpectedly in Rochester Hills, Michigan he is survived by his wife, Suzanne Evenson and his children Derek Jeffery, Jeffrey Evenson and Jody Evenson. Ken was born on November 13th, 1942 in Evanston, IL to the late Robert J. and Margaret “Peg” (nee: McGary) Evenson. He graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1963 with a degree in Business Administration and Communication. He married Suzanne Jeffery in 1988. He was a pioneer producer/director in standardizing employee training for McDonald's, Burger King, Kelly Services and many others. Ken and Sue have lived in Ortonville, Michigan since 1981. Ken enjoyed fishing, entertaining his many friends, doting on his kids and grandkids (Jack, Terra and Sam), and above all else, football. Ken will be remembered for his sharp wit, his sense of humor, his warmth, and his generosity of spirit. A memorial celebration will be scheduled for a future date in the Ortonville area. All will be welcome to attend and celebrate Ken's life. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the American Cancer Society or the Detroit Dog Rescue. To send a condolence, go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.

James A. Hale

Died: Saturday, October 18, 2014
James A. Hale, of Oxford, passed away on Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Beloved husband of Judy for 55 years; loving father of Terri (Ray) French and Shelly (Dariusz) Kepczynski; dear grandfather of Logan and Travis Tanner and Casey and Derek Kepczynski; and brother of George (Carol) Hale.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 1 p.m. at SPARKS-GRIFFIN FUNERAL HOME, Lake Orion with Pastor Michael Alexander officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. and Thursday from 12:00 p.m. until time of service.

Memorial donations may be made to The Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan.

Reflections may be shared by visiting www.sparksgriffin.com

Charles Thomas Boberg

Died: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Charles Thomas Boberg passed away on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.

He was the son of Mary Boberg and the late Charles (Ted) Boberg. Boberg is survived by daughter Sharon (Eric) Rossman and Shylo Boberg; sister Margaret Batchelor O’Fallon; and brothers John and James, both of Oxford, and Robert, of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Memorial services to be held at a later date.

James Edward Ulrich

Died: Friday, October 17, 2014
Age: 62
James Ulrich of Ortonville passed away suddenly at his home. He was born in Wichita Falls, Texas on July 10, 1952. On June 23, 1973, he married Theresa Milosic in Warren, Michigan. James was employed with General Motors as an Engineer for 37 years, and had a great love of life, family and friends. He leaves his loving wife of 41 years, Theresa Ulrich of Ortonville to cherish his memory. Also surviving him is his sister: Barbara (Paul) Guzdek of Sterling Heights; sister in-laws: Virginia (Glen) Weidner of Wales; Stephanie (Ivan) Kokotovich of Goodells; brother in-laws: Michael (Sandra) Milosic of North Port, Florida; Joseph (Elaine) Milosic of Clarkston as well as many nieces & nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother: Stella Ulrich. Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor Joseph Milosic on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 12:30 P.M. at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston, Michigan. The family will receive friends on Monday, October 20, 2014 from 3-9:00 P.M. and Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 3-9:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

David Brian Armstrong

Died: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Age: 60
David Armstrong of Clarkston was born March 17, 1954 in Flint, Michigan to the late Ray “Burt” and Beatrice (nee: Beckman) Armstrong. He is survived by 3 daughters, Shannon (Chuck) Switzenberg, Tara (Fernando) Munoz and Amy Armstrong; 4 grandchildren, Cody, Ryan, Alex and Lily; 1 brother, Dennis Armstrong. David retired from Consumers Energy after 38 years. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 20, 2014 at COATS VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME-ORTONVILLE. Pastor Kevin Shorkey will officiate. Interment will follow at Ortonville Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart and Lung Association. To send a condolence, go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.

Mari-Karen BROWN-BADGER

Died: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Age: 77
BROWN-BADGER, Mari-Karen “Kay” of Sellersberg, Indiana, formerly of Clarkston, Michigan; Age 77, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Preceded in death by her parents Paul Trager and Dorothy (Maple) Strawn, son Robert Brown, Jr. and brother Tom Trager. Wife of Paul Badger; mother of Judy (Tom) Hudkins, Jill (Bob) Formichella Penna, Jean McLellan, Joni Evanson and Julie (Gary) Napper; Step mother of Patricia (Howard) Byrd, Pam Badger, Jim Badger and Jerry Badger; sister of Judy (Doc) Tenjeras and Butch (Dixie) Trager. Also survived by 17 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She was a loving wife and devoted mother and grandmother, and a beloved great grandmother. Kay was a member of Advent Christian Church in New Albany, Indiana. Funeral Service Monday 10 am at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Sunday 12 noon – 6 pm. Interment Ottawa Park Cemetery. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com.
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