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Shirley Loretta Quick

Died: Friday, April 17, 2015
Age: 95
Shirly Quick of North Branch formerly of Ortonville was born March 26, 1920 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Paul and Viola (nee: Wheeler) Bindig. She is survived by two daughters, Barbara Jean (Charles) Cole and Sharon Ann (the late Tom) Rexford; seven grandchildren, Tom (Annette) McLeod, Tonya (Mike) Dhooghe, Julie Morefield, Keith (Sabrina) Quick, Mike (Laura) Rexford, Tom (Rachel) Rexford and Matt (Paula) Rexford; also survived by 21 great grandchildren and many great great grandchildren; she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Howard R. Quick and six brothers and sisters. Shirley was a former member of the Ortonville Baptist Church. Private services were held. Memorial contributions may be made to Carriage Town Ministries (605 Garland St, Flint, MI 48503). Arrangements were entrusted to COATS VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME, ORTONVILLE. To send a condolence, go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.

Died: Friday, April 17, 2015

Michael Lee Potvin

Died: Friday, April 17, 2015
Age: 72
Michael Potvin of Ortonville Born October 3, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Lionel and Hazel (nee: Rollinson) Potvin. He is survived by five children, Michael (Kathy) Potvin, Amy (Chris) Cosner, Michelle (Scott) Lawler, Jeffrey Potvin and Jeremiah (April Sarasin) Potvin; five grandchildren, Lauren Bensett, Jacob, Sarah and Rachel Williams and Lucas Potvin. Michael formerly owned and operatered the M-15 Party Store, Ortonville. Memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 23, 2015 at COATS VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME-ORTONVILLE. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 12 noon until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Assn. To send a condolence, go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.

Larry W. CHUNOVICH

Died: Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Age: 72
CHUNOVICH, Larry W.; of Clarkston; April 14, 2015; age 72; survived by his loving wife Keitha; daughters Julie (Jim) Finch and Janel (Todd) Drysdale; grandfather of Kailey, Keegan, Mackenzie, Kelsey and Quinn; also survived by brothers Ron (Carla), Doug (Kathy) and sister Jody (Harvy) Berman; step mother Carol and step brother Michael (Elaine) Gearhart; preceded in death by his parents Walter and Lorraine and brother Keith. Larry also leaves behind many, many friends. Larry devoted his life to education. He began teaching math in Homer, Michigan in 1964. In 1966, he moved to Southfield continuing teaching at Southfield and Southfield-Lathrup High Schools where he was also Chairman of the Math Department. He was active in his professional organizations serving as President of the Southfield and Michigan Education Associations. He was a member of the Michigan and National Councils of Teachers of Mathematics. Larry served on the boards of the Michigan Education Special Services Association and the MEA Financial Services Association. He was the first non-Dentist elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Delta Dental Plan of Michigan. In 1986, Larry was appointed to the Oakland University Board of Trustees by former Governor James Blanchard. Friends may visit Thursday 5-9 pm and Friday 3-9 pm at the Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home 5929 South Main Street, Clarkston, MI. Funeral Service Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11 am at the Clarkston United Methodist Church 6600 Waldon Rd. Clarkston, MI. A memorial scholarship has been established to honor Larry at Oakland University, John Dodge House, 2200 North Squirrel Road, Rochester, MI 48398-4402. Checks may be written to Oakland University with Chunovich Legacy Scholarship in the memo. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com.

Harold Earp

Died: Monday, April 13, 2015
Age: 76
Harold “Pete” Earp; of Parker, CO; died at 76 years of age on April 13, 2015. He was born on July 8, 1938 in Oxford, MI. Loving father of Paula (Hume) Miller, Perry (Aimee) Earp; grandfather of two grandsons, Dylan and Greyson.

Proceeded in death by his sister Lorreta“Corky” Hallead, parents Francis “Perry” &Wenoma“Winnie” Earp.

Pete retired from Bloomfield Township Police Department after 31 years of service and went on to spend time working at Kingsbury Country Day School and Goodrich Area Schools. Pete enjoyed various types of handyman projects, grilling/cooking, fishing, & spending time with his family.

Short memorial service followed by family receiving friends at a luncheon on May 2, 2015. Both service and luncheon to take place at Italia Gardens in Oxfordbeginning at 12:00PM.

JANICE H. WAGNER

Died: Monday, April 13, 2015
Age: 63
WAGNER, JANICE H. of Clarkston died April 13, 2015 at 63 years of age. Loving wife of David for 32 years; dear mother of Michael (Brooke) Ryan and Laura (David) Haynes; grandmother of Lea, Elliot, Wes and Dylan; beloved sister of Lynn (Jack) Newhouse, Sandra (Gene) Pensari and Pat (Tom) Westrick. Preceded in death by her parents Edward and Jean Cromwell. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Janice was a 1969 graduate of Ferndale High School and earned her bachelor degree from Central Michigan. She was a wonderful wife and mother who enjoyed reading and crocheting. A service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to COATS FUNERAL HOME-WATERFORD. To send a condolence visit www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.

Delmer E. Schons

Died: Sunday, April 12, 2015
Age: 79
Schons, Delmer E.; of Clarkston; age 79; April 12, 2015. Beloved husband of Denise for 57 years; loving father of Bill (Sally) Schons of Redwood City, California and the late Mark (Jennifer) Schons; and dear grandfather of the late Tynan and Camden Schons. Del was also preceded in death by his brothers Ron (Fay) and Jim (Maureen); and his in laws Charles and Betty Hubble. He is also survived by his many nieces, nephews and granddog Stella. Del retired from Consumers Power after many years of service. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 11am at Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home, Lake Orion. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4 to 8 pm. Interment Oxford Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Independence Township Senior Center/Meals on Wheels Program. Reflections may be shared by visiting www.sparksgriffin.com.

Delmer Schons

Died: Sunday, April 12, 2015
Age: 79
Delmer E. Schons, of Clarkston, passed away on April 12, 2015. He was 79.

Beloved husband of Denise for 57 years; loving father of Bill (Sally) Schons of Redwood City, California and the late Mark (Jennifer) Schons; and dear grandfather of the late Tynan and Camden Schons.

Del was also preceded in death by his brothers Ron (Fay) and Jim (Maureen); and his in laws Charles and Betty Hubble.

He is also survived by his many nieces, nephews and granddog Stella. Del retired from Consumers Power after many years of service.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 16 at 11a.m. at Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home in Lake Orion.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4 to 8 pm.

Interment will be at the Oxford Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Independence Township Senior Center/Meals on Wheels Program. Reflections may be shared by visiting www.sparksgriffin.com

Thelma Elaine Johnson

Died: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Age: 85
Thelma Elaine Johnson, 85, longtime resident of Clarkston and Canadian Lakes, died peacefully April 11, 2015, at Green Acres of Mt. Pleasant, where she resided for a year.

A memorial ceremony will take place at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly later this spring.

Thelma enjoyed traveling, was an avid bridge player and had a zest for life. She will be greatly missed for her enduring strength and optimism.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Cindy Hubbard, Richard Johnson, Janet Kennedy, Marcia Kosmac and Anne Gietz; 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Thelma was preceded in death by her loving husband of 66 years, Elwood; son-in-law, Woody Kosmac and grandson, Darren Gietz.

Arrangements entrusted to Hansen Janowicz Funeral Home. Friends may share a memory with the family online at janowiczfh.com.

Died: Friday, April 10, 2015
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