Lorraine Hotchkiss, 97

Lorraine L. “Dolly” Hotchkiss, of Waterford, passed away on March 22, 2021 at the age of 97. Preceded in death by her husband Earl and son Jeff. Mother of Mary (Mike) Powers, Dan (Joy) Hotchkiss, Jody (Peggy) Hotchkiss, Cathy (Pat) McMahon and Harvey (Kari) Hotchkiss. Also survived by 21 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Dolly enjoyed […]

Ronald Hansen, 65

Ronald P. Hansen, Sr., of Clarkston, formerly of Warren, passed away March 16, 2021 at the age of 65. Husband of Cheryl for 37 years, father of Ronald Hansen, Jr., Kim Hansen and Natalie (Adam) Raczka. Also survived by his two Saint Bernard children Elsie and Gerta. Preceded in death by his parents Ronald and […]

Gary Koop, 67

Gary L. Koop, of Clarkston, passed away March 17, 2021 at the age of 67. Gary was born on April 1, 1953 in Pontiac to the late Winfield and Dorothy Koop. He is the beloved father of Carrie (Chris) Ouellette of Clarkston, dearest papa of Samantha, Cooper and Maggie. Also survived by his sister-in-law Bobbie […]

Francis Dombkowski, 71

Francis “Frank” Stanley Dombkowski, of Clarkston, previously of Rousseau, passed away March 14, 2021 at the age of 71. Preceded in death by his father Stanley. Son of Lucy, brother of Dennis (Vera), Mark (Karen), Michael (Ann), Kevin (Julie), Alan (Sue) and Joseph (Nancy), and also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Frank attended St. […]

Todd Richard, 33

Todd Stephen Richard passed away suddenly at his home, March 11, 2021 at the age of 33. He was the beloved son of Carol and Mark Richard and treasured brother of Adam (wife Michelle) Richard. Proud uncle to Luke and Jack. Also survived by uncle Ron Quertermous, aunt Vickie Quertermous, aunt Linda (Don) Berridge, cousins […]

John Meyland, 80

John C. Meyland, of Clarkston, originally from Munising, passed peacefully on March 14, 2021 at the age of 80. He is preceded in death by his wife Freda of 51 years, whom he met in sociology class at Michigan State University. Proud father of Scott and Kurt, brother of Jim (Stephanie) Meyland of Australia, uncle […]

Diana Dutton, 78

Diane Marna Dutton, of Clarkston, died Saturday, March 13, 2021 at the age of 78. She was born April 21, 1942 in Pontiac to parents Duane and Mildred (Butters) Hursfall. Diane ran her own housekeeping business. She was an artist, specifically enjoyed poetry and crafting. Diane was also known for her holiday baking and was […]

Janet Deidun, 73

Janet Marie Deidun, of Clarkston, passed away March 13, 2021 at the age of 73. Mother of Nicole Deidun, Scott Deidun and Danielle Phillips, grandma of Jalyn, Collin and Andrew, sister of Judy (Tom) Ullmann and Jerry Hebert. Janet enjoyed sewing, quilting and crocheting, but her main gift was caregiving to her granddaughter. Friends may […]

Grief support group restarting in April

Wint’s Healing Hearts Grief Support Group for all ages for those who have recently lost a loved one will be held Tuesday, April 13 at 7 p.m. The topic of this month’s meeting is “How to Adjust to Your New Normal.” The free meeting will be led by a bereavement counselor for Lewis E. Wint […]

Jan Gabier, 82

Jan Gabier, of Clarkston, passed away suddenly at home on March 6, 2021 at the age of 82. Preceded in death by her mother Fayvella McClish. Sister of L. Wells Gabier, half-sister of Craig Gabier, special aunt of Nicole Upcott, Shane Gabier, Montal Gabier and Dominic Branson, godmother of Mark Klumpp and Brent Nielubowicz. Jan […]