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|George J. Mohr - August 10, 2015|
George John Mohr, 95 of Pigeon, passed away after an extended illness on Monday, August 10, 2015.
George was born in Pigeon on August 2, 1920 to Carl and Anna (Trost) Mohr and graduated from Pigeon High School in 1938. After high school he was a stone mason apprentice for Theodore Heine and served in the U.S. Army, becoming a member of the elite Army Band during World War II. He married Ruth Weiss on January 24, 1948 at St. John Lutheran...
|Roland W. Bechler - August 8, 2015|
Roland W. Bechler, age 85 of Pigeon, passed away peacefully on August 8th, 2015 in Bad Axe.
Roland was born in Pigeon on September 11th, 1929. His father William Bechler owned and operated the Pigeon Dairy. Roland graduated from Pigeon High School in 1947.
In 1950, Roland married the love of his life, Phyllis McInally of Kingston. They were married for 61 wonderful years.
Roland and Phyllis lived in Royal Oak for eight years where...
|Ruth A. Bernhardt - August 5, 2015|
Ruth A. Bernhardt, age 94, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at Heritage Hill Assisted Living in Caro.
Born in Bay Port on January 8, 1921, she was the daughter of Ernst and Elsie (Thede) Bolzman, and attended the Kilmanagh Lutheran School. On June 21, 1941 she was united in marriage to Joseph "Joe" Bernhardt at the family home. They were married more than 68 years when Joe passed away on June 9, 2010.
Before marriage, Ruth worked at...
|Ashley Elizabeth Leipprandt - July 26, 2015|
After a long battle with cancer, Miss Ashley Elizabeth Leipprandt, age 34, was picked up and taken home by the Lord.
Ashley graduated from Laker High School in 1999. She loved working in healthcare as a nurses aide, and she was manager at Le Village Market in Elkton from 2008-2014.
She is survived by her parents, Timothy and Debra Leipprandt of Elkton; sisters, Stephanie (Michael) Ouellette of Texas, Rebecca Gettel of Pigeon, and Nicole ...
|Patricia A. Fritz - July 24, 2015|
Patricia Anne Fritz, 61 of Pigeon, passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 at Covenant Harrison Hospital, Saginaw.
Patricia was born in Groton, Connecticut on September 28, 1953 and was the daughter of Gilvie H. and Helen Mae (Norton) Huntley. She graduated from Fitch Senior High School in Connecticut. She worked for Laker School District from 1996-2012 - at Bay Port Elementary and Elkton Elementary, and retired from the Laker High School...
|Willis J. Hengy - July 22, 2015|
Willis (Bill - aka Henger) Joseph Hengy, 52 of Caseville, died at home on July 22, 2015, after his second but brief battle with cancer while under hospice care.
He was born in Pigeon on January 16, 1963, to Willis M. and Joanne E. (Russell) Hengy and attended Caseville High School. On August 30, 2014, he was engaged to Tami Brown.
Bill lived and worked in the Caseville community most of his life. His family owned and operated the Michigan...
|Betty J. Good - July 17, 2015|
Betty J. Good, 91 of Gagetown, passed away Friday, July 17, 2015 at home with her family at her side.
Born in Casper, Wyoming on December 25, 1923, she was daughter to Dr. Gordon and Belma (Solseth) Dafoe. While in high school, Betty worked at Carl & Stella Errer's ice cream bar and restaurant. Following her 1942 graduation from Owendale High School, she worked in Detroit in the General Motors Building as a secretary. In 1945 Betty moved to...
|Esther Steckley - July 17, 2015|
Esther Steckley, 99 of Pigeon, passed away Friday, July 17, 2015 at Meadow Lane Assisted Living in Bad Axe.
She was born in Boss, Missouri on October 14, 1915, and was the daughter of Henry A. and Barbara (Guengrich) Yoder. On November 27, 1938 she was united in marriage to John G. Steckley in Parnell, Iowa. He preceded her in death on July 9, 1995.
Esther farmed with her husband John throughout their married life. She was a baker and a...
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