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Obit: Walter ‘Frank’ Powers, 42, Free Soil

May 23, 2014
Obit: Walter ‘Frank’ Powers, 42, Free Soil

Walter Frankie Allen “Frank” Powers of Free Soil passed away at home with his family on May 20, 2014 at the age of 42 after a courageous battle with cancer. Frank was born in Ludington on February 11, 1972, and graduated from Free Soil High School in 1990.  He went on to become an excellent carpenter and later worked at PCA. Frank was an avid outdoors man who enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with…

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Obit: Doris Claypool, 82, Scottville

May 22, 2014

Doris Imogene “Emma” Claypool aged 82 of Scottville, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.  Emma was born on July 1, 1931 in Grand Blanc, the daughter of Reuben and Bernice (DeHoff) Potter, graduated from Clarkston High School in 1949, and attended Harper School of Nursing.  She married Robert Arthur Trim, who preceded her in death, and on…

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Obit: Michelle (Lebrun) Michels, 44, Ann Arbor

May 19, 2014

Michelle Lea (Lebrun) Michels age 44 of Ann Arbor, formerly of Walhalla, died at her residence on May 15th 2014. Michelle is survived by her two daughters Breanna Faith (Lebrun) Gauthier of Ludington and Jillian Katharina-Joy Mickevich also of Ludington; two brothers Richard (Laura) Lebrun of Ludington and Vincen (Pattie) Lebrun of Comstock Park; two sisters Eva (Brent) Collins of…

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Obit: Mary Shoup, 76, Custer

May 19, 2014
Obit: Mary Shoup, 76, Custer

Mary Gertrude Shoup, aged 76 of Custer passed away unexpectedly at Noon on Friday, May 16, 2014 at her rural Custer home.  Mary was born on September 23, 1937, the fourth of eight children to William and Louisa (VorderLandwehr) Shoup at their home near Custer. Though afflicted with polio at a young age, it did not prevent her from a life-long…

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Obit: Jeanette Petersen, 95, Ludington

May 14, 2014
Obit: Jeanette Petersen, 95, Ludington

Jeanette Eleanor Petersen, aged 95 of Ludington, died on Sunday, May 11, 2014. The seventh of eleven children, Jeanette was born to Anton and Jennie (Olsen) Pederson on January 15, 1919 in Washburn, Wisconsin. When her family moved to the Ludington area, she attended Eagle School where she met her husband, George. Together they built both their home and their…

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