Madeline M. McTEER

McTEER, Madeline M. of Clarkston; March 7, 2017; age 88.  Preceded in death by her husband Stewart and daughter Mary Louise McTeer; loving mother of Michelle McTeer (Cass) Wisniewski; beloved grandma of Marc (Sarah) Wisniewski, Tom Wisniewski and Mary Madeline Wisniewski; dear sister of Mary (late Bud) Morrisroe and Edward (Pam) Foley.  Madeline enjoyed spending […]


ROGUS, Gene; of Clarkston; March 6, 2017; age 76; husband of Jocil; father of Rod Rogus & Todd (Melanie) Rogus; stepfather of Jason (Sara) Fichtner & Rachelle (Bob) Putnam; grandpa of Natalie, Noah, Ben, Ethan, Owen & Dexter. Friends may visit at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston Thursday 3:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Funeral […]


TEAL, John; of Clarkston; March 4, 2017; age 69; husband of Phyllis for 51 years; father of Dianna Teal & Jeff (Jennifer) Teal; papa of Brendan & Logan. John retired as General Motors Union Representative Local 5960, Lake Orion, after 38 years of service. He enjoyed golfing, restoring cars and riding his bike. Memorial Service […]

Steven P. LANG

LANG, Steven P. “Steve” of Clarkston formerly of Utica; March 1, 2017; age 61; loving husband of Sally, beloved father of Chris (Michelle) Townsend; cherished grandfather of Christina, Audrey, Morgan, Ethan and Laci; great grandfather of Korra; brother of Peter Lang, Gordon “Skip” Lang Jr. and Cheryl Beckman; also survived by many loving nieces and […]

William M. ISON

ISON, William M.; of Clarkston; March 3, 2017; age 73; husband of Mary Lou; father of Richard Ison, Susan (Tim) O’Berry, Lora (David) Taylor, April (Kevin) Klingler; survived by 7 grandchildren & 1 great granddaughter; brother of James (Linda) Ison, Ina (William) Robinson, Linda (Robert) Katanski, Robert (Marsha) Ison, Mary Kay (late Jerry) King; preceded […]

Legacy of leadership

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Mikayla Ferer’s memory will live on through her family and friends, and for future students at her alma mater, the Mikayla Ferer Memorial Scholarship. The Clarkston High School LEAD Program created the scholarship program in honor of Ferer, a leader and sports standout who graduated from the high school […]

10 years of Angels’ Place Race

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Angels’ Place Race is celebrating 10 years of running to help people in need. “We’re expecting more runners and more prizes,” said organizer Paul Maxwell at a benefit fund raiser for the race, Feb. 23, at Mr. B’s Roadhouse. “It’s the 10th anniversary of the 10 kilometer run,” Maxwell […]

New play pieces planned for park

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The days of the woodframed playground equipment at Depot Park may be numbered, based on recommendations of the Friends of Depot Park. The committee has been reviewing the playground for the past year, said Friends member Ken Ermer to Clarkston City Council, Feb. 27. “It’s time to make a […]

News in Brief

Impact weekend Planning is underway for Clarkston Davisburg Community Impact Weekend, April 29-30 and Nov. 4-5. Sponsors Clarkston Community Church, Great Lakes Ace Hardware, My Habitat Clarkston, Neiman’s Family Market, Waypoint Church, Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, and Independence Township Parks and Recreation are searching for projects for qualified low-income families and seniors, local veterans and […]

Singer finds healing in music

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Rap singer Ryan Scott’s latest song “Seattle Sunset” has seen success over the past few months. “Since its release in January, it has over a million views and has been shared over a thousand times,” said Scott, who recently moved back home to Clarkston after a couple years in […]