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MARGARET BOLIO
Margaret Bolio, 97, of Armada, died Oct. 13, 2014.
She was born in Detroit, a daughter of Oscar and Helen (nee Dietz) Wells. Margaret married Russell Bolio Sept. 11, 1940. In 1985, she retired after 32 years with the Armada School District, where she was supervisor of the lunch program. Margaret was a member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Armada, where she enjoyed Bible studies, helping with Sunday school, and hosting many coffee hours. She loved playing baseball, was an avid sports fan, bowled on many leagues, enjoyed playing cards, and treasured meeting her friends at the Armada Senior Center. In 2007, she was voted Senior Citizen of the Year at the Armada Fair. She supported the Armada Fire Department and when not busy doing things for others, Margaret could be found riding her three-wheel bike.
Margaret is survived by a son, William (Kathleen) Bolio; granddaughters, Roberta (Robert) Bolio-Drews and Angie Deo; great-grandchildren, Benjamin Bolio-Drews and Hunter Drews; and nieces and nephew, Susan (Don) Kaiser, Helen (Joe) Soehren and Tom Wells. Margaret was predeceased by her husband, Russell; grandson, Michael Bolio; siblings, Leona Whitham and Howard Wells; and niece, Debbie Kitson.
Services were held Saturday, October 18, at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 22511 W. Main, Armada. Burial in Willow Grove Cemetery. Arrangements were by Tiffany-Young and Hauss Funeral Home in Armada. Memorials to Our Saviour Lutheran Church-Margaret Bolio Memorial Fund or American Cancer Society.
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LORRAINE BOVEE
Lorraine E. (Frost) Bovee, 90, a longtime Romeo area resident, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at Beaumont Hospital in Troy.
Lorraine was born July 27, 1924, in Gary, Indiana, the daughter of Dolor and Elsie (Wilkening) Primeau. She married William Frost March 17, 1945, in Port Huron, and he preceded her in death on May 10, 1988. Lorraine then married Donald Bovee in 1991.
Lorraine worked more than 30 years at Stony Creek Orchards in Romeo with the Ross family until she retired at age 88 in 2012. Lorraine had many talents, including knitting, crocheting, quilting, and wood carving. She was a charter member of Grace Lutheran Fellowship and active till her death, life member of the CCC, and life member of the Ladies Aux. Post # 4164 in Caro, MI.
She is survived by two daughters, Karen (Glenn) Hopp of Washington Township and Connie (Leonard) LeClerc of Alpena; three step-children, five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren; and three siblings, Lavirne (Eugene) Bender of Battle Creek, William Primeau of Oscoda and Edward (Nancy) Primeau of St Clair. Lorraine was preceded in death by her brothers, John and Dolor Primeau; and two sisters, Marian and Luella Kratz.
Services were held Monday, October 20, at Grace Lutheran Fellowship with Pastor Eric Majeski officiating. Burial followed at McCafferty Cemetery in Bruce Township. Donations to the Beaumont Hospice or to Grace Lutheran Fellowship would be appreciated. Arrangements were by the Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home.
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BARBARA JACOBS
Barbara "Barbie" Ann Jacobs, 44, a lifelong resident of Romeo, passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
She was born Jan. 4, 1970, in Mount Clemens, the daughter of Robert L. and Barbara Lee (Sullivan) Jacobs.
Barbie was the very first Little Miss Peach Blossom from 1974-1975. She graduated from Romeo High School in 1988. Barbie loved spending time with her children and her family.
She is survived by her son, Joey Jacobs, and a daughter, Kiley Rickett, both of Romeo; her mother, Barbara; seven siblings, Bob (Meg) Jacobs II of Lake Orion, Cyndi Sellers of Bentley, Ron (Peggy) Jacobs of Shelby Township, Vickie (Bob) Klein of Waterford, Debby (George) Finn of Washington, Jeff Jacobs of Romeo, Tammy (Sam) Grammatico of Macomb; and nieces and nephews Kim, Charity, Hope, Sulyn, Jessica, Holley, Alaina, Danielle, Alyssa, Jeff, George, Bobby, Jeffrey, Molly, Corey, Julie, Alex, Cooper, Anthony, Caitlyn, Arieanna, Alexia, Tayler, Timmy, Jacob, Austin, Kelzey, Lili, Brooklyn, Ella, Ciana, Logan, Maddie, Leah, Gavin, Maddy, and Haley. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert L. Jacobs. 
Services will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Roth-Muir Funeral Home with the Rev. Walter David officiating. Burial will be made at Romeo Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made in Barbie's name to a fund for her children. Guestbook at www.RothMuirFuneralHome.com
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BETTY PINNICK
A funeral service celebrating the life of Betty Louise Pinnick, 81, formerly of Romeo, was held on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Romeo with Pastor Mark Evans and Pastor Martin Gehring as celebrants. Burial followed at Romeo Cemetery.
Betty was born in Detroit in 1933, the daughter of the late Walter and Grace (Wendt) Felstow. A 1950 graduate of Roseville High School, Betty worked for Fruehauf transportation before devoting her life to her family.
She was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church. Betty was one of the longest surviving liver transplant recipients in the U.S.; having received a transplant in May of 1985.
She is survived by her loving family: husband Donald P. Pinnick, whom she married on April 12, 1951; three sons, Alan (Brenda), Mark and Matthew; two daughters, Laura Calabro and Carol Drayer; grandchildren Ben, Brooke (Robert), Michael (Angela), Jamie, Katie, Frank, Kipp (Sara), Kristy (Jeremy), David; great ­grandchildren Gabe, Emma, Aria, Heidi, Dexter and Grace; a brother, Lloyd Felstow; several nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law Mary Ann Felstow and Ella Pinnick; and special family friend, Richard Hoskinson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son Michael and her brother Donald Felstow.
To view the full obituary and see a video tribute, visit www.hoskinsonfuneral.com.
The family wishes to thank the Muir Brothers Funeral Home for their assistance.
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EUNICE ZIONS
Eunice J. Zions, 78, a lifelong resident of Romeo, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Crittenton Hospital Medical Center in Rochester Hills.
Eunice was born Oct. 30, 1935, the daughter of Donald and Mary (MacDonald) Jaynes. She married the late Michael Zions on May 24, 1954, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Romeo.
Eunice loved watching the Food Network channel and knitting and crocheting all types of clothing.
Eunice is survived by her children, Ellen King of Washington, Shannon (Bob) Emerick of Ray Township, Terry Zions of Chesterfield Township and Troy (Karen) Zions of Shelby Township. Grandchildren include Jennifer, Cassie, Michael, Nicholas, Alex, Vicky, Allen, Carter, Kyle, Emily and Jenna. Great-grandchildren include Taylor, Addey, Carson, Xavier, Shawn, Stephanie, Paisley and Barrett. She is also survived by a sister, Kathryn Battani. Eunice was predeceased by her husband, Mickey; a son, Tod; her parents, Donald and Mary; a brother, Bob Jaynes; nephew Robbie; niece Kim; and great-grandson Daniel.
A memorial service will be held from 4-7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, at the Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home in Romeo.
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Robert Sonner Sr., 85, of Utica and formerly of Berville, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Arrangements were by Tiffany-Young and Hauss Funeral Home, Armada.
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Salvador "Sam" Terzo, 78, of Capac, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Arrangements were by Tiffany-Young and Hauss Funeral Home, Armada.
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GLADYS PAYNE
Gladys Payne, 90, a longtime resident of Washington, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at Crittenton Hospital.
She was born June 17, 1924, in Detroit, the daughter of Lyle and Lillian (Thrower) Langtry. Gladys graduated from Romeo High School. She married her husband John A. Sewell in 1945 and together they farmed and owned and operated Sewell Ford Tractor Sales in Utica. Gladys supported her husband in the Washington Lions Club as a charter member. She was a member of Romeo Chapter No. 19 O.E.S. Gladys enjoyed gardening and raising show horses. She loved animals and was always willing to support animal organizations. But most of all, Gladys loved her family. 
Gladys is survived by her son, John (Nancy) Sewell of Romeo; a daughter, Barbara Miller of Washington, seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Lila (Howard) Johnson of Boyne City and husband Eugene Payne. Gladys is preceded in death by her beloved husband, John A. Sewell; a daughter, Luann Schubring; and brothers Lewis Langtry and Joseph Langtry.
There will be a memorial service held at a later date. Arrangements by Roth-Muir Funeral Home (296 South Main – Romeo, MI 48065.) Guestbook at www.RothMuirFuneralHome.com
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PAUL RIES
Paul A. Ries, 66, a lifelong Macomb County resident, passed away on Oct. 22, 2014.
Paul was born on March 31, 1948, in Mount Clemens, the son of Vincent and Flora (Rosso).
Paul worked for many years at National Twist Drill before starting his own company in 1983 called Ries Well Drilling Inc. He loved golfing, tractors, snowmobiling, hunting, and fishing. 
Paul is survived by his two children, Scott (Jennifer) of Allenton and Cheryl (Carlos) Asturias of Bristow, Virgnia; three brothers, Charlie of Rochester, John of Port Huron, and Mark of Colorado; and seven grandchildren. Paul was predeceased by his parents, Vincent and Flora; two sisters, Marsha and Ellen; and a brother, Martin.
Visitation: 3-8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home, Romeo.
Services: 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, at the funeral home with Pastor Eric Majeski officiating.
Burial: Grand Lawn Cemetery.
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