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Connie D. Brown, 51, a lifelong resident of Romeo/Imlay City, passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at Lapeer Region-McLaren Health Care Hospital surrounded by her family.
Connie was born Sept. 16, 1963, the daughter of Orville and Shirley (Woodward) Brimm. On Oct. 21, 1990, she married Bob Brown in Romeo.
Over the years, she was employed at various places such as Fred's Market (Romeo) and Barclay Medical (Rochester). Connie loved the outdoors where she did activities such as riding the four-wheeler, picking up rocks, gardening and fishing. She loved to be with her grandson Lucas and was simply full of love.
Connie is survived by her husband, Bob of Imlay City; daughter Christina (Eric) Givens of Tecumseh; mother Shirley of Rochester; brothers and sisters Michael Brimm of Clinton Township, Susan (Victor) Avolio of Washington Township, Angela (Daniel) Nelson of Macomb, Teresa (Scott) Lukity of Shelby Township and Jason (Melissa) Brimm of Clinton Township; 17 nieces and nephews; 1 great niece; 1 great nephew; and lastly, her pride and joy, her grandson Lucas.    
Services were held Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home with Father Jerry Kessel officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Michigan Humane Society.
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Robert M. Welch, 83, of Allenton, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at his home.
He was born July 27, 1931, in Romeo, the son of Merton and Irene Welch. He served with the U.S. Navy.
Robert worked in skilled trades for Hydraulic Tube in Almont; was a member of West Berlin United Methodist Church and Berlin Township Senior Citizens. He enjoyed airplanes and woodworking.
He is survived by his wife, Joan; children, Tom, Vickie, Debbie, and Michael, Robert and Louie Welch; stepchildren, Michael and Marty Dodds and Tom Beckner; grandchildren, Nicholas Welch, Morgan, Amber and Ryan Dodds. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Donald Welch; and siblings Dorothy, Ruth, JoAnn and Ernie.
Services were held Saturday, Nov. 15, at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Almont. Rev. Curtis Clark, pastor of West Berlin United Methodist Church, officated. Burial was in West Berlin Cemetery. To sign the online guest book please visit
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Death notices . .
Julia McCraw, 87, of Armada, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Arrangements were by Tiffany-Young and Hauss Funeral Home, Armada.
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Norman Sandmann Jr. 68, of Utica, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Arrangements were by Tiffany-Young and Hauss Funeral Home, Armada.
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Harold Martin Beal, 65, a longtime resident of Leonard and formerly of Romeo, passed away on Tuesday, Nov.18, 2014.
He was born Nov. 16, 1949, in Mount Clemens, the son of Burt Sr. and Beatrice (Luscomb) Beal. He married Yvonne Gomes on Dec. 2, 1968, in Romeo.
Harold worked for Ford Motor Company for 32 years at the tractor plant and then the engine plant in Romeo. He was an all around avid sportsman and enjoyed spending time with his loving family.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Yvonne of ,Leonard; beloved children Jo Anne (Jeffrey) McGill of Oxford, Kathy Jo Beal (Kyle Cooper) of Leonard, and Bobby Jo Beal (Curt Jordan) of Attica; beloved grandchildren Alex McGill, Kaysee McGill, Charles Liebenow, Sarah Schick, Brittany Harrison, Delanie Cooper, Diamond Smith, Brooklyn Smith, Kara Beal, Curt Jordan; and five great-granddaughters. He is also surviving by his beloved siblings Burt Jr. (Nedra) Beal of Armada, Richard (Brenda) Beal of Armada and Mary (Chuck) Haddrill of Oxford.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Leonard United Methodist Church (254 E. Elmwood, Leonard, MI 48367.) Memorial donations may be made to the family. Burial will be made at Romeo Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the Roth-Muir Funeral Home, 296 South Main, Romeo, MI 48065.
Arrangements by Roth-Muir Funeral Home (296 South Main – Romeo, MI 48065.) Guestbook at
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