|Irene K. Harr||Lawrence E. Louth|
|Irene K. Harr
Irene K. Harr died September 16, 2007, at the age of 88. Born in Dallas Township on May 7, 1919, she was the daughter of Joseph and Ida (Feldpausch) Koenigsknecht and lived in Fowler all of her life. She was a member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church and Christian Mother's Association. On October 28, 1940, she married Melvin Harr and he preceded her in death on February 7, 1998.
Surviving are two daughters, Judy (Charlie) Armbrustmacher of Grand Ledge and Joyce (Brian) Feldpausch of Fowler, two sons, Lloyd (Sandy) Harr of Webberville and Dennis (Celine) Harr of Fowler, 10 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren. Irene also has one sister, Veronica Pohl of Pewamo and one brother, Alfred Koenigsknecht of Fowler. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two grandsons, Brett Armbrustmacher and Christopher Harr, three sisters, Frances Koenigsknecht, Anna Schmitt and Regina Schmitt and two brothers, Anthony Koenigsknecht and Joseph Koenigsknecht.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, burial at Holy Trinity Cemetery with Rev. Fr. Dennis Howard officiating. The family will receive friends 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Tuesday at the Goerge Chapel of Osgood Funeral Homes, Fowler with a rosary prayed 3:00 and 8:00 Tuesday. Sympathy may be expressed in the form of memorials to the Alzheimers Association.
Jeanette Jan Gladden
Jeanette Jan Gladden died on Sunday, September 16, 2007 at the age of 72. She was born on November 16, 1934, the daughter of Arnold and Clara (Schafer) Schomisch. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Jan married William Gladden on April 30, 1960 in Lansing and he preceded her in death in 1996.
She is survived by her daughter, Teri (Daniel) Seperic of St. Johns, her grandchildren, Abigail, Daniel and David Seperic, her brothers, Ronald (Margaret) Schomisch of Fowler and Raymond (Jeanette) Schomisch of St. Johns, and her sister, Marcella Trierweiler of Westphalia. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, William in 1990 and her sisters, Ambra Milbourne and Irene Schneider.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Eoin Murphy officiating. Burial will follow immediately at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery, Fowler. The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Osgood Funeral Home, St. Johns. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Sympathy may be expressed in the form of memorials to St. Judes Childrens Hospital or for Memorial Masses.
Lawrence E. Louth, age 82, of Laingsburg, passed away on Friday, September 14, 2007 at his home. Lawrence was born on April 6, 1925 in Ovid, to Christopher and Sadie (Sanderson) Louth. He attended the Ovid schools and from there to the U.S. Navy where he served in WWII. On November 2, 1945 he married Marion Woodbury in Laingsburg and she predeceased him in 1999. Lawrence was retired from Clark Engineering, he was a farmer, and co-owner of Louth Escavating. He was a lifetime member of VFW in Corunna and a member of the Laingsburg American Legion.
He is survived by three children; Larry (Mary) Louth, Bob
(Vicki)Louth and Susan (Rick) Reed all of Laingsburg, four grandsons and eight great
grandchildren, sister-in-law Neva Louth of St. Johns, His dog Dolly and special friends
Betty Potter and Jane Sloat. He was predeceased by son-in-law Mark Slee and 11 brothers
Neva Bullard died Friday, September 14, 2007 at the age of 98. She was born October 11, 1908 in Olive Township, Clinton County, Michigan the daughter of Lewis and Belva (Coffman) Brown and lived all of her life in Clinton County. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, and the United Methodist Women and enjoyed playing cards and traveling. She was a homemaker and dental assistant. Neva married Leo Bullard on October 29, 1927 and he preceded her in death on March 25, 1954. She was also predeceased by a son-in-law, Max Ballinger, one infant grandson, Lynn Ballinger and two sisters, Glenna Plunkett and Gladys Bullard.
Surviving is one daughter, Onalee Ballinger; two grandsons, Brent (Diane) and Jeff (Beverly) Ballinger all of St. Johns; six great grandchildren, Tiffany, Max, Jeremy, and Jay Ballinger, Sara Heibeck and John Lemke; one great great grandson Kade Heibeck.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Monday, September 17, 2007 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns 989-224-4422 with Pastor Lori Sykes officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Rest Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends 6-8 pm Saturday and 2-4 and 6-8 Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Metro Detroit & SE Michigan Chapter, 24359 Northwest Highway #225, Southfield, MI 48075 or First United Methodist Church 200 E. State St., St. Johns, MI 48879.
Margaret Josephine Sipka
age 88 of Lansing, Michigan died Thursday, September 13, 2007 at Sparrow Health Systems,