WORDS FROM THE SUP’T: In adversity, check the accuracy of our thinking

This month, our community will commence its Well Being Campaign. This will include a variety of business, health, education, civic, government, and parent leaders coming together to discuss what it means for a child to be socially, emotionally, and physically well and the structures we have or can put in place to ensure the well-being […]

Family research reveals link to Clarkston founders

Family research reveals link to Clarkston founders

Jim Wenger of Independence Township, at left, with Mark Martin. Photo provided Fourth in a series on the families who helped build Clarkston and the descendants who still live here, carrying on their legacy. BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Jim Wenger’s family roots run deep in Clarkston, all the way back to its founders. […]

Cheryl D. SCHULTZ (BRENDEL)

SCHULTZ (BRENDEL), Cheryl D.; of Clarkston; passed away suddenly February 3, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer; age 71; preceded in death by her husband Stephen, her parents Carl and Dorothy Brendel and sisters Onnie Davis & Polly Parnell; mother of Katie (Larry) Hess and Jonathan Andrew Schultz; grandma “Grammy” of Jackson & Kennedy; […]

Gail M (Erickson) Selvala

Gail M (Erickson) Selvala, 68, a long time former resident of Clarkston, passed away peacefully at the Avow Hospice Georgeson House in Naples, Fl on January 27, 2017 after a courageous ten month battle with cancer. Gail was born in Three Rivers, Michigan to parents Wilbur Edward Erickson and Vivian Maxine (Garter) Erickson. She was […]

Margaret I. DAVIS

DAVIS, Margaret I.; of Clarkston; February 5, 2017; age 83; wife of Earle Davis, D.V.M.; mother of Brian (Ranette) Davis, Kimberly (Jerry) Stone and Guy (Rosemary) Davis; nana of Cory (Charles), Amber, Alana & Alan; great nana of 3; sister of Roy (Charlotte) Hutchinson ; preceded in death by her parents, Herbert & Gladys Hutchinson […]

John A. MOFFAT

MOFFAT, John A.; of Waterford; February 3, 2017; age 87; loving husband of Nancy for 56 years; beloved father of Nancy (Mike) Fijal; step-father of Shannon (Jim) Williams, Kristen (Don) Tottingham, Kevin (Annette) Riley and Michael Riley; grandfather of 7 and great grandfather of 1.  John retired from the Waterford Public Schools as Athletic Director […]

Barbara J. ROBINS

ROBINS, Barbara J.; of Clarkston; suddenly February 1, 2017; age 83; mother of Jackie (Craig) Richardson and Linda Wolff; grandma of Terry (Jodi) Heard, Deanna Sutherland, Lindsey (Nick) Abney & Danielle (Jimmy) Glasgow; great grandma of 7 and 1 great great granddaughter; mother in law of Polly Heard; step mother of Steve Robbins; preceded in […]

Marjorie (Marg) Jean HERMAN

HERMAN, Marjorie (Marg) Jean; of Clarkston; February 1, 2017; age 88; preceded in death by her first husband John MacGregor and her second husband Charles Herman, her daughter Karen MacGregor and her brother David Mackey; mother of Hugh MacGregor, John (Judy) MacGregor, Katy Bailey and Laurie Phillips; grandmother of 10; great grandmother of 19.  Marjorie […]

Jeffrey Allen BURKETT

BURKETT, Jeffrey Allen of Clarkston; February 1, 2017; age 12; loving son of David and Wendy Burkett; beloved brother of Jacob Burkett and Alex (Ashley) Burkett; grandson of Ken Sr. and Jan LaVictoire and Gwayne and the late Linda Burkett; uncle of Sarah, Abigail, Jackson and Harper; nephew of Ken (Alyssa) LaVictoire Jr., Scott Burkett […]

David Monroe Lockard

David Monroe Lockard, 85 passed on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at The Pines of Clarkston following an extended illness. David is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Delores (Pacer) Lockard, and his four children, Kim, Kathie, Thomas, and Michael.  Also his sister Pauline Zwicker, and his two brothers, Eugene and Oakley Lockard.  His […]