Lisha M. Murphy, 58, of Gaylord, passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. Funeral arrangements are pending. A complete obituary will be posted at a later date.
Sylvester M. Tomaszewski, age 86, of Gaylord, Michigan, died on May 4, 2021, after a 10-year battle with multiple myeloma, which finally overwhelmed his tired body. His family and friends will miss his infectious smile and gentle spirit. Syl was born at the family farm on the north side of
A graveside service will be held Sunday, May 2, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Vanderbilt, MI. Donald L. Chaffee, 86, of Vanderbilt, passed away on March 5, 2021. He was born the son of Clifford and Mary (Savage) Chaffee on December 26, 1934, in Harrison Michigan. Don
Madeline Elaine “Madge” Smith passed away Monday, February 15, 2021, at her home in Waters, Michigan. Madge was born Madeline Elaine Lemeron on February 16, 1942, in Detroit, Michigan, to Robert and Emily Lemeron. She served as a Sergeant in the United States Army from 1974 until 1994, retiring with
Lorene “Lori” Parshall, loving mother of four and grandmother of eight, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, surrounded by her loved ones. Lorene was born on April 16, 1942, in Washington, PA, to Donald and Mary (Herron) Parshall. She graduated high school from Cass Tech in Detroit, Michigan,
Michael James “Mike” Borowicz, 72, of Cheboygan, Michigan, passed away November 30, 2020, at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. Mike was born on May 13, 1948, at home, in Burt Lake, Michigan, to Aloysius and Julia (Griswold) Borowicz. He attended Catholic school in Cheboygan. When Mike was not in
Karen L. Heide, 78, of Wolverine, MI, passed away Monday, January 4, 2021, leaving her earthly body for her eternal home in Heaven with Jesus. Karen, known as “Mimi”, to family and friends, was born October 13, 1942, to Carl and Kathryn (Eicher) Carlson. She grew up in Gaylord with
Frank Switalski, 94, of Gaylord and Taylor Michigan, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2020. He was born on January 1, 1926, to Frank and Sabina (Jaruzel) Switalski and raised on the family farm in Gaylord until moving downstate where he found work as a talented plasterer. Despite relocating to
Gary Everett, 81, of Gaylord, passed away Friday, December 18, 2020, at Woodland Acres Adult Foster Care Home. He was born January 25, 1939, in Detroit, Michigan, to Gordon and Maxine (Pendergast) Everett. A complete obituary will be posted at a later date.
UPDATE: Leo Koscielniak was laid to rest at St. Thomas Cemetery in Elmira. A private graveside service with military honors was held on Saturday, July 3, 2021. Leon Koscielniak (aka Jaja, The Judge, Judgster, or Leo) polka danced his way into heaven on December 20, 2020, where his forever dance