Obits

STEVE A. CRANICK

STEVE A. CRANICK, 67, of Columbiaville, died November 18, 2022 peacefully with his family by his side. Steve was born May 31, 1955 in Flint, Michigan to Raymond “Bud” and Betty Cranick. He married Terri L. Milka on February 28, 1976 in Lapeer, Michigan. Steve owned and operated Steve’s Excavating and was a truck driver for the past 40 years. […]

RICKEY L. BLUMERICH

RICKEY L. BLUMERICH, 73, of Flint, MI, formerly of North Branch, passed away on November 14, 2022. Ricky was born on April 10, 1949, in Lapeer, MI. He loyally served his country in the United States Navy. Rickey retired from General Motors / Buick in Flint after many years of employment. He had many hobbies and loved woodworking. He enjoyed […]

JERRY WAYNE MUSKOVIN

JERRY WAYNE MUSKOVIN, 83, of Fort Gratiot, Michigan (formerly of Lapeer), died peacefully Friday, November 18, 2022. Jerry was born May 26, 1939 in Muskegon, Michigan to Alfred Sr. and Nellie (Dingman) Muskovin. He graduated from Muskegon Heights High School, class of 1958. Jerry served his country in the U.S. Air Force – his military career spanned 22 years. Jerry […]

FRIEDA “FAYE” HAMPTON

FRIEDA “FAYE” HAMPTON, 87, of North Branch, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at McLaren Lapeer Region with her family by her side. Faye was born in Salcedo, Missouri, the daughter of George and Mary (Saunders) Rawson. Faye grew up in Missouri and later moved to Michigan with her husband, Eugene Hampton to raise their family. Faye owned and […]

DAVID ALLEN RYDELL

DAVID ALLEN RYDELL, 84 of Lapeer, formerly of Southfield, passed away November 15, 2022, in the comforts of home. He was born July 13, 1938, to Elmer Carl Rydell and Beda Carolina (Ryden) in Detroit. David grew up in both Detroit and Southfield before moving to Lapeer in 2002. He worked in the automotive industry and retired from Chrysler Corporation […]

DELOS “DEL” LOUIS GITRE

DELOS “DEL” LOUIS GITRE, 85, of Metamora, died Monday, November 14, 2022. He was born May 2, 1937 in Detroit, to Delos G. and Helen T. (Munsch) Gitre. Del attended St. Joseph High School in Detroit. Mr. Gitre married Annette Duquette on July 27, 1968 in Southampton, Ontario, Canada. He spent his career working for General Motors at the Detroit […]

DONNA “JEANNIE” GILLEPSIE

DONNA “JEANNIE” GILLESPIE, 78, of Imlay City, Michigan died Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at William Beaumont Hospital – Troy Campus. Donna Jean Vaughn was born April 14, 1944 in Roderfield, West Virginia. She is the daughter of the late James and the late Minnie (Hoover) Vaughn. Jeannie grew up in Roderfield, West Virginia. She is a high school graduate. Jeannie […]

McKENZIE T. BUTLER

McKENZIE T. BUTLER, 25, of Lapeer, MI was taken from this world on June 4, 2020, in Lima, Ohio. She was born on October 21, 1994. McKenzie loved her daughter and worked hard to make a great life for herself and Natalie. She loved music, playing the guitar and writing poetry. She was always eager to try something new, from […]

PATRICIA ANN JOHNSON

PATRICIA ANN JOHNSON, 80, born on February 6, 1942, passed away on November 9, 2022, at Suncrest Medical Facility surrounded by loved ones. She was loved and cared for well by all there. She grew up on Lake Pleasant in Attica. She is survived by her sister, Helen (Doug) Davis; brother, Kevin (Bonnie) Geloge; son, Louis Allen Johnson; three daughters, […]

CHARLES “CHUCK” OLSSON

CHARLES “CHUCK” OLSSON, 76, of North Branch, MI, died November 12, 2022, at home. Chuck was born April 17, 1946, in Detroit, Michigan, to Jonas & Florence (Wolfe) Olsson. He Later married his loving wife Martha McGiverin on December 28, 1973, in Pontiac, Michigan. Chuck was a member of the Kiwanis Club, and North Branch Wesleyan Church where he lead […]


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