Alice M. Krumm, 87, of St. Johns, died Nov. 24, 1998. She was born Dec. 21, 1910, in Clinton County, the daughter of Charles and Emma (Shiabley) Hardtke. She lived most of her life in Riley Township.
Alice was the wife of Carl Krumm, whom she married Jan. 16, 1935, in Angola, Ind., a homemaker, and mother. She was also a school teacher at Pratt Country School, having taught grades one through eight.
Alice was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church. Mom knew zest for life, talent, and creativity.
Surviving are two daughters, Ruth Krumm of St. Johns, and Jean (Wayne) Root of Eagle; one son, Robert (Marty) Krumm of St. Johns; daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ralph Krumm of Lansing; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild; her brother, Herbert Hardtke of Bath; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl; daughter, Mary; and son, Ralph.
The funeral service was held Nov. 28 at St. Peter Lutheran Church with the Rev. Jeffrey Heimsoth officiating. Burial was at St. Peter Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Peter Lutheran Church Buildind Fund.
Oliver J. "Bud" Beck, 74, of St. Johns, died Nov. 24, 1998. He was born March 20, 1924, in Greenbush Township, the son of Oliver E. and Viola Bell (Rhines) Beck. He lived all of his life at his present address.
Bud retired from Motor Wheel after 44 years of service. He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, and held every church office in addition to many positions at the District and Conference levels. He worked at mission camps on all of his vacations.
Bud also served on the Eureka School Board, the Eureka Burial Ground Corp., and was the Greenbush Township Justice of the Peace. He was a member of the Oddfellow Lodge, volunteered at the Lansing City Rescue Mission, and was active in the Republican Party.
Bud married Imogene Harger Aug. 12, 1946, in Eureka, and she survives him. Also surviving are his two sons, Donald (Deb) Beck, and Darrell (Pat) Beck, all of St. Johns; three grandchildren, Drew Beck, Timothy Beck, and Jeanette Beck; and one great-grandson, Frankie. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Glendon; and a sister, Helen.
The funeral service was held Nov. 27 at the Osgood Funeral Home in St. Johns with Pastor Dan Hicks officiating. Burial was at Eureke Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Lansing City Rescue Mission, or UMCOR Disaster Relief.
Freeda Haynes, 95, of St. Johns, died Nov. 23, 1998. She was born May 14, 1903 in Gratiot County, the daughter of Adelbert and Nancy Maria (Hewitt) Haynes.
Freeda was a graduate of Lansing Business University, and retired in 1964 as office manager of the Michigan Nurses Association. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, taught knitting to 4-H club members, and loved to play and listen to music.
Freeda is survived by two sisters, Evelyn Sheldon of Carson City and Donna Rae Haynes of St. Johns; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Flossie and Josephine Haynes, and four brothers, Floyd, Lloyd, Maurice, and Irvin Haynes. The funeral service was held Nov. 27 at the Osgood Funeral Home in St. Johns with the Rev. Steve Weinberger officiating. Burial was at Mt. Rest Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Clinton County.
Steve J. Hanus, 84, of Ashley, died Nov. 24, 1998. He was born May 8, 1914, in North Star, the son of Frank and Mary (Losonsky) Hanus. Mr. Hanus graduated from Ashley High School with the Class of 1931. He was a member of St. Cyril's Catholic Church, Bannister, and was chairperson of the committee that brought the Ashley Ambulance to the Ashley area.He retired from Federal Mogul in St. Johns in 1972.
He was married to Arvada Louise Willman in 1940. She preceded him in death in 1996. Surviving are one son, Norm (Janet) Hanus of Ithaca; two granddaughters, Suzanne (Kevin) Derry of Wheeler, and Stephanie (James) Cagle of Chesterfield Twp.; one grandson, Michael (Carissa) Hanus of Ithaca; two great-grandchildren, John Henry and Catherine Suzanne. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Mary Muehlig; and two brothers, Frank and Joe.
The funeral service was held Nov. 27 at Smith Funeral Homes, Elsie Chapel, with Pastor Joe Pendelton officiating. Burial was at North Star Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Ashley Ambulance Service.
MaryAnn Harrison, 55, of DeWitt, died Nov. 21, 1998. Funeral services were held Nov. 25 at the Gorsline-Runciman Co., DeWitt Chapel
Grace B. Ewing, 82, of St. Johns, died Nov. 22, 1998. She was born Feb. 22, 1916 in Blanchard, the daughter of Frank and Luella Serrels. She lived most of her life in Lansing.
Grace was a former employee of General Motors. She married Harold I. Ewing, and he preceded her in death.
Suviving are a daughter, Joyce (Robert) Worthington of St. Johns; a granddaughter, Melode (Sam) Staley of St. Johns; three great-grandsons, Rob, Marc, and Jeff Staley; two sisters, Alice Greve of Texas, and Margaret Bush of Elsie; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held Nov. 25 at the Osgood Funeral Home in St. Johns with the Rev. Robert Prange officiating. Burial was at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.
Irene M. Mikulka, 78, of Elsie, died Nov. 23, 1998. She was a homemaker. The funeral service was held Nov. 25 at Smith Funeral Homes, Elsie Chapel.
Wanda M. Pincomb, 86, of Henderson, died Nov. 20, 1998. She worked at Montgomery Wards in Owosso for many years. The funeral service was held Nov. 23 at Smith Funeral Homes, Elsie Chapel.
Gerald Hayden, 63, of Owosso, died Nov. 20, 1998. He worked for Rex Manufacturing & Trucking Co., Detroit. The funeral service was held Nov. 24 at Smith Funeral Homes, Corunna Chapel.
The Rev. Fredrick Allen Wing, 74 of Middleton, went to be with his Lord Nov. 6, 1998. He was born Nov. 14, 1923, in Elm Hall, the son of Adolphis and Estella (Brecht) Wing.
He was the Pastor at the Pleasant Grove Church of Middleton. He was a member of the International Pentecostal Church of Christ, and was a volunteer chaplain at Carson City Hospital and Alma Hospital.
Rev. Wing was a graduate of Alma High School. He taught a three-year course of study at Black Hills Bible Institute, Newcastle, Wy., and was ordained as a pastor evangelist of the IPA in 1947. He took classes in Chinese at the Yale Institute of Far Eastern Languages in 1951 before transferring to the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
He taught Bible School at BHBI, Atlanta, Ga., in 1952, and later served at the Fulton Full Gospel Church. Rev. Wing also worked for, and retired from, Lobdell Manufacturing in Alma. In 1972, he went to Pikeville, Tenn., to the Christ Faith Mission. He was a member of the Gratiot County Ministerial Association, spoke on WYFC radio station, and visited at Brown's Nursing Home on a monthly basis.
He married Rosa (Rosie) Zamarron April 17, 1954, in Crystal, and she survives him. Also surviving are a son, Roger (Louise) Wing of Middleton; two daughters, Nancy (Bruce) Wiltfong of Ithaca, and Audry (Gregg) Madar of St. Johns; six grandchildren; three brothers, David (Luella) Wing of Riverdale, Joe (Irene) Wing of St. Johns, and Carl (Peggy) Wing of Sumner; one sister, Mary (Al) Jennings of Murphy, N.C. He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, and two sisters. The funeral service was held Nov. 9 at the Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Riverdale, with brother Jack Skirvin officiating. Burial was at Sumner Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the "Wishes of the Family" and will be used for missions.
Pauline R. Morrissey, 84, of Owosso, died Nov. 19, 1998. She was born July 24, 1914, in St. Johns, the daughter of Willis and Bertha (Young) Wineland. She lived in Owosso since 1939.
Mrs. Morrissey worked for Owosso Public Schools, retiring in 1984 after 10 years of service. She previously worked at Memorial Healthcare Center.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Church Choir, and Fellowship Service Guild, and AARP and the XYZ Club. She was married to Francis Morrissey in Owosso in 1941. He preceded her in death in 1972. Surviving are her daughters, Diana Morrissey of Wilmington, Del., and Joan Cortright of Clinton Township; son, Dennis Morrissey of Owosso; grandsons, Daniel and David Cortright; brother, Harold Wineland of St. Johns; sister, Reva Stevens of St. Johns; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.
The funeral service was held Nov. 23 at Jennings-Lyons Funeral Chapel, Owosso, with the Rev. Grant Lobb officiating. Burial was at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, or the Humane Society.