Obit – Nancy Hanna

Nancy Windiate Hanna, passed in her De Pere, WI home on February 24, 2018. Nancy, formerly of Clarkston, MI, Janesville, WI, and Flint, MI, finally lost her battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband of 46 years Gary, daughter Kelly (Shane Romenesko), son Kirk (Faith), her beloved grandson, Haiden, her grand-dogs, Kolt and […]

Matthew Stephen COLEMAN

COLEMAN, Matthew Stephen of Clarkston; February 25, 2018; age 58; Loving husband of Lizbeth for 35 years; Loyal father of Dustin (Laura) Coleman and Ryan (Lauren) Coleman; Beloved son of Joyce (the late David) Coleman; “Pa” of Olivia, Madelyn, Avery, and Emily; brother of Kim (Herb) Bondy, Laurie (Jim) Kletzien, Scott Coleman and Greg Coleman; […]

Joseph Anthony ANDARY

ANDARY, Joseph Anthony; “Joey” of Clarkston; February 22, 2018; age 18. Son of Angela Valchine and James Andary; brother of Daniel Andary; grandson of Carol (late Joseph) Valchine and the late David and Jamal Andary; nephew of Susan (Mike) Coventry, Vicki (David) Gates and Michael (Carrie) Valchine; cousin of Jennifer, Isabella, Maggie, Annie, Katie, Sophia […]

Dennis S. DORSCH

DORSCH, Dennis S. of Clarkston; February 19, 2018; age 57.  Loving father of Denise Dorsch and Mathew Dorsch; Son of Ernest and Josephine Dorsch; brother of Gregory Dorsch and Ernest (Diana) Dorsch; uncle of Jennifer, Jason and Jeffrey.  Dennis was employed with CRS Services, Rochester Hills.  He retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years of […]


MILLER, Brian of Clarkston; February 19, 2018; age 48; Beloved Husband of Kelley; more than a Dad to Larry (Jessica) Bastien; Proud Grandpa of  Wyatt Bastien; Son of Al and Dottie Miller; Brother of Dennis (Tonya) Miller; Son in Law of Mary (the late Jerry) Runyan; Brother in Law of  Tom (Nancy) Runyan and Kathy (Spencer) Teran; […]

Edward Henry Kristopek

Edward Henry Kristopek, 100, of Des Plaines, IL, passed peacefully into eternal life on February 17, 2018.  Ed was born August 31, 1917 in Seymour, CT.  A highly decorated Naval Veteran of WWII, he served on the USS Lexington.  He was a longtime resident of Clarkston, MI and he worked over three decades at Ford […]

Michael W. SMITH

SMITH, Michael W.; of Waterford formerly of Highland; February 17, 2018; age 67; husband of Carol; father of Carl (Melissa) Smith, Steven Smith, Andrea Smith and Charles Strebe; grandpa of Jacob, Dakota, Hailey, Elijah, Liam, Keegan and Payton; great grandpa of Adalynn and Landon; brother of the late Paul (Tonya) Smith, Penny Krupinski and Cheryl […]


HAMAKER (BAUCUS), BARBARA BEATRICE Of Fort Myers, Florida, age 83, died Friday, February 9, 2018. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road, Flint, Pastor Steve Wood officiating. Burial in Crestwood Cemetery, Grand Blanc, MI. Contributions may be made to the family. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday until […]


CLEMENT, B. Roger “Bud”; of Clarkston; February 15, 2018; age 82; preceded in death by wife Norma; father of Michelle (Joe) Hauska & Mike (Donna) Clement; papa of Sydney & Logan Hauska and Frank (Anna) Jazdzyk; great grandpa of Clara; brother of Bill (late Jean) Clement; nephew of Hilda Lowrie. Bud was the former partner […]

Shirley PITTS (Shanabrook)

PITTS, Shirley (Shanabrook) of Drayton Plains; formerly of Venice, FL. Died February 14,2018 at the age of92. Preceded in death by her husbands Joseph Shanabrook, C.E. Pitts and her daughter, Deanne Gardner. Loving mother of Sheila (Fred) Ritter, MaryBeth (Doug) Ritter, Cynthia (Steve) Kinch and Joseph (Jackie) Shanabrook. Cherished grandmother of Sonja (Mike) Marquis, Breon Gardner, Matt (Cheri) Ritter, Colin Ritter, […]