HUMPHREYS, Steven Ray; of Clarkston formerly of Waterford; April 1, 2018; age 62; father of Angela (Andy) North, Dominic (Jade) Humphreys & Lauren Humphreys; “Grampy” of Elle, Hudson, Isla, Drake, Vincent & Olivia; son of Shirli (late Donald) Humphreys; brother of Nancy (Ron) Wasczenski & Sande (Mike) Bourque; survived by Cindy Humphreys . Steve retired […]

John Nathaniel LOWELL

LOWELL, John Nathaniel “Nat” of Clarkston; March 31, 2018; age 80; Loving husband of Sharon for 58 years; Father of John and Tom (Jen) Lowell; Extremely proud Bopa of Nathaniel, Andrea, Elise, Matthew, Sara, Olivia and Lilja; Brother of Bruce Lowell; Special uncle of Cody and Heather. John’s entire world revolved around his grandkids who […]


TERRITO, Joseph L., D.O.; of Clarkston; March 31, 2018; age 81; husband of Beverly for 62 years; father of Joseph (Angela) Territo, Cindy Karagosian, Christine (Phil Treais) Morrisroe, Jeff (Dina) Territo, Jon ( Michelle) Territo & Jim Territo; also survived by 14 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren; brother of Luise Smela, Mary Territo & Carl […]

Neal R. Reetz

Neal R. Reetz was born at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Pontiac, MI and grew up in Farmington Hills and Howell. He was the son of Luther and Ellen Reetz, who preceded him in death. Devoted husband of Pamela (nee Matlock) for 50 years; father of Stephanie (Edwin) Thompson of Lake Orion and Christopher (Natasa) Reetz […]


DEGRAW, BEVERLY JEAN of Ortonville; died March 24, 2018.  She was 79.  Born in Pontiac, Michigan on August 3, 1938 to Arnold Wilson and Eunice (nee: Hubble) Irelan.  She married Lloyd F. DeGraw on August 26, 1989 in Clarkston, Michigan.  She is survived by her loving husband of 28 years, Lloyd F. DeGraw; four children, […]

Martin RAHJA

RAHJA, Martin “Butch”; of Waterford; formerly of Pontiac; March 7, 2018; age 70; beloved husband of Joanne of 20 years, father of Mary (Chris) Clark; Shannon (Mark) Kaffenberger and Joseph White; Papa of Garrett, Jake, Alan, Kobè, Xander and Ryder; G-G-Pa of Cameron and Brett; Brother of Pat (Gary) Lessel and Martha (the late Jim) […]

Remembering the life and the kindness of Laura Rose Terry Coat

Laura Rose Terry Coat passed away peacefully at Ada’s Vineyard on December 15, 2017 at 77 years of age after a six month stay for dementia-related memory issues. Laura was born in Clarkston, Michigan on July 24, 1940, the second of five children born to William and Florence Terry. Laura loved education and was very […]

Bonnie Sue Lape

LAPE, Bonnie Sue, (nee Millen) of Almont; formerly of Clarkston; sunrise May 5, 1953; passed away sunset March 7, 2018 at the age 64. Beloved wife of David; loving mother of Christine (Juan) Moreno, Nicole (Jacob) Eland and Erin (Michael) Vezzetti; proud “Mina” of Brittany, Brian, Morgan, Felicia, Elly, Michael, Tate, Owen, Anna and Oliver; […]

Christine Marie Brunner

Brunner, Christine Marie of Clarkston, died March 6, 2018 at 55 years of age after a long battle with cancer. Beloved wife of David; loving mother of Scott and Jonathan; dearest daughter of Robert Sr. and the late Aurelia; sister of Robert Jr. and Megan; also survived by many nieces and nephews and cousins. Christine […]

Anthony W. “Tony” Downs

DOWNS, Anthony W. “Tony” of Ferndale; unexpectedly February 27, 2018; age 43.  Beloved son of Durham and Jan Downs; loving brother of Steve Downs, Dan Downs, and Tom (Marisa) Downs; proud uncle of Alexander (Alexandria), Adrianna, Kayla, Samantha, Hayley, Owen, Ethan and Joshua; great uncle of Patrick.  Cherished friend of his co-workers at Bluewater Technologies.  Tony graduated from […]