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RAYMOND DEMBOWSKIROBERT HUGHES
THOMAS FRIEDLI
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GLENN ASKEW
Glenn Richard Askew, 65, of Shelby Township and formerly of Romeo, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at home with his family.
He was born April 14, 1949, the son of Andrew and Margaret (Major) Askew in Detroit. Glenn graduated from Romeo High School in 1967. He married his wife, Kathleen Mary (Papist), on May 18, 1973, in New Haven.
He worked as a Ford dealership mechanic at several area dealerships and for the past 15 years with his brother in the Romeo area. Glenn served in the Navy during the Vietnam War (1967-68) and Desert Storm (1990-1991). He was a Navy Reservist at Selfridge AFB in Mount Clemens until retiring as senior chief petty officer after 23 years of service. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Romeo.
He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Kathy; his parents, Andrew and Margaret Askew; his sister, Peggy (Bill) Grandstaff; his brother, Phillip (Diane) Askew of Romeo; and an extended family of brothers, sisters and nieces, nephews and close friends who were all so special to his heart.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, April 25, at the Church of Christ, 239 W. Gates Street. The family will receive family and friends from 10-11 a.m. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Road, Holly. Memorial donations can be made to the Romeo Church of Christ. Arrangements were by Roth-Muir Funeral Home of Romeo.
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FRANCES BOHN
Frances M. Bohn, 90, a resident of Oakland Township for many years and previously from Croswell, Michigan, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Medi-Lodge Nursing Home in Richmond.
Frances was born Feb. 24, 1924, in Detroit, the daughter of John and Violet (Smith) Schlosser. She married Pius A. Bohn in 1939 and he preceded her in death in 2012.
Frances is survived by her children: Dawn Allen of Mayville, Mich., Karen Cox of Romeo, and Jimmy (Linda) Bohn of Naples, Fla. Also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services are pending. Call (586) 752-2000 for service times. Arrangements by the Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home in Romeo.
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DELORES BOSKEE
Delores J. Boskee, age 83, a 48-year resident of Romeo/Bruce Township, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Autumn Ridge of Clarkston.
Delores was born Nov. 6, 1930, the daughter of Claude and Louise (Best) Davidson.
She was first and foremost a Christian woman and loved animals, especially horses and dogs.
She is survived by her children, Dave (Catherine) of Austin, Texas, Rick (Carrie) of Clarkston, and Jim (Wendy) of Lapeer; one sister, Cheri (Bob) Hiron of Goodells; seven grandchildren, Kelly, Curtis, Liz, Catie, Eric, Kara and Courtney; and one great-grandchild, Caiden.
Visitation was Tuesday, April 22, at the Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home in Romeo. Services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 23, at the funeral home. Pastor Steve Zarrilli of Woodside Bible Church in Romeo will officiate. Burial will follow in Bruce Cemetery.
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RAYMOND DEMBOWSKI
Raymond Richard Dembowski, 91, a resident of Romeo since 1952, passed away at his son's home in Romeo on Monday, April 21, 2014.
Ray was born Oct. 22, 1922, in Detroit, the son of Raymond and Lillian (Niemec) Dembowski. He married the former Phyllis M. Fournier in 1947, and she preceded him in death in 1985.
Ray was the owner/operator of Ray Dembowski Ford in Romeo from 1952 until he retired in 1979. He was a longtime member of St. Clement Catholic Church of Romeo, a longtime member of the Romeo Lions where he helped with the Peach Festival for many years and a charter member of the Romeo Elks. He enjoyed sports of all kinds, golfed for many years, and enjoyed just being at his summer home in Gladwin. He served his country proudly while being a Navy pilot in World War II and was active in the Romeo VFW, Striber-McVicar Post. He was also a board member of the original startup committee of the Community Hospital in Bruce Township.
He is survived by his children, Mark (Bobbie), Chris (Jo), Pete, Phil (Kelly), Jane (Jeff) Rogers, Libby (Shawn) Bradley; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a sister, Felice Brezsny. He was predeceased by two siblings, Raymond and Jan.
A memorial gathering will be held from 1-6 p.m., Friday, April 25, at the Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home in Romeo.
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ADAM WILSON
Adam Michael Wilson, age 25, passed away on April 1, 2014, in Leonard, Michigan. He was born to Ralph and Elizabeth ("Libby") Wilson on May 17, 1988, in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Adam graduated from Romeo High School in 2007, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Oakland University in 2014. Adam was a true artist. If he was not drawing or reading a new book, he was strumming a guitar or playing the drums.
Adam also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially while boating on a summer day. Adam was a kind and thoughtful son, as well as an outgoing, creative, and funny brother, uncle, and nephew. He will be extremely missed, and forever loved, by his family and friends.
Adam is survived by his parents, Ralph and Libby Wilson, and his siblings, Tracy and Ronnie (Hirdes), Kevin and Ana, and Matthew and Krystalyn. Adam was also a loving uncle to Heather, RJ, Dakota, and Jacob.
Funeral services were held at noon, Saturday, April 5, at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 39 W. Burdick, Oxford. (Retired) Pastor Mark Evans from the St. John Lutheran Church of Romeo officiated. Interment was in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Oxford. Donations to the Michigan Humane Society are appreciated. A scholarship has been established. The Adam Wilson Art and Music Legacy Scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating student from Romeo High School who shares Adam's love of creativity and originality. Donations are accepted at (586) 530-5674.
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Death notice
Logan White, 19, Romeo, died Sunday, April 20, 2014; Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home, Romeo.
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LOGAN WHITE
Logan Patrick White, 19, a lifelong Romeo area resident, died Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township.
He was born Feb. 23, 1995, in Clinton Township, the son of Ron and Christine (Mikula) White. Logan graduated from Armada High School in 2013 and was attending Macomb Community College and had attended art school in Troy. Logan works for his father, "R. White Lawn Care Services" while not at school. He had many creative hobbies, including all types of music, creating Halloween masks, excellent writing skills, and being with friends at Wolcott Mill Metropark and going to concerts.
He is survived by his parents, Ron & Christine of Addison Township, his inseparable since birth twin sister and best friend Lainey, along with three other siblings, Ronee Whitaker, Michael White and Rachel White; many nieces and nephews; cousins Chelsea, Hannah, Anita, Trisha & Brianne. His grandparents include William White of Romeo, Marc (Renee) Mikula of Leonard, and Jackie (Wayne) Midgett of Jacksonville, Fla. Logan was preceded in death by his brother Robert; grandmother Betty; and cousin Jacqueline.
Funeral services will take place on Friday at 11 AM at St John & Paul Catholic Church of Washington Township with Fr. David Buersmeyer officiating. Burial will follow at the Bruce Cemetery in Bruce Township.. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4-8 and on Thursday from 2-8 with a 7 PM Scripture service at the Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home, Romeo Michigan. Donations to Make a Wish or to St Jude's Children Hospital would be appreciated.
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ROBERT HUGHES
Robert E. Hughes, age 80, of Washington Township, died Saturday, April 19, 2014.
He was born March 3, 1934, in Decatur, Ill., to the late Walter and Beulah Hughes. He married Patricia Machleid on Sept. 1, 1967.
Mr. Hughes was an avid golfer, who instilled great ethics in his family and was a typical jokester. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and great uncle.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Hughes, of Washington Township; children, Sandy (Mike) Springstubbe of Dexter, Brenda Hughes of Armada, Linda (Fred) Szasz of Armada, Mike (Kellie) Hughes of Dryden, Marnie (Chris) Kayne of Rochester Hills; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Lee (June) Hughes of Fort Gratiot; along with several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014, details will be forth coming. Memorial tributes can be made to Oncology Center, Henry Ford Hospital. Arrangements were by Jowett Funeral Home, 57737 Gratiot, New Haven.
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THOMAS FRIEDLI
Thomas J. Friedli, age 64, a resident of Marlette, MI., and formerly from Washington Township, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Sanilac Medical Care Facility in Sandusky.
He was born June 16, 1949, in Mount Clemens, Michigan, the son of Jack and Arlene (Engelbrecht) Friedli.
Mr. Friedli worked many years at the General Motor Assembly Plant in Pontiac till health reasons forced him to retire in 2005. His hobbies include gardening and hunting.
He is survived by his wife, Debbie, of Waterford; his mother, Arlene Friedli of Washington Township; and siblings Gary Friedli of Armada Township, LouAnn Friedli, Janet Friedli, and Susan (Mark) Marcereau, all of Washington Township; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack, in 1993 and brother, John, in 2007.
Visitation: 2-8 p.m., Friday, April 25, Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home, Romeo, and 11 a.m.-noon, instate, Saturday, April 26.
Services: noon, Saturday, April 26, a St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Macomb Township with Pastor Kenneth Wagener officiating.
Burial:St. John's/Our Redeemer Cemetery in Shelby Township.
Donations for Parkinson's Disease or to American Heart would be appreciated.
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