Patrick O'Connell of Temperance, Michigan passed quietly away at home November 19, 2014 at the age of 70. Pat was born in Auburn, New York and grew up in Moravia. A loving brother to 5, Pat was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Monica O'Connell and his brother James; he is survived by his siblings Jerry, Margaret, Maureen, and Susan. Pat will be greatly missed by his wife of 45 years, Sandy; daughters Shannon and Lisa, and granddaughter Makenzie.
Judy G. Anstine, 59 years, of Temperance, MI passed away peacefully on Monday, November 17, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 23, 1955 in Mansfield, OH to John and Janet (Hardin) Wirick. Judy attended Bedford High School, Ferris State, and Monroe County Community College. She was a customer service manager for the last 15 years for Custom Deco.
Orville E. Hendershott, 77 years, of Toledo passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014 in his home. A hard working auto worker most of his life, he worked at Industrial Heat Treating 28 years, drove a bus for Lakefront Lines, AP Muffler and retired from Faurecia Exhaust System. The son of John and Edith (Schrock) Hendershott, he was born December 16, 1936 in Lenawee County, MI.
Roger Dale Brannon, 58 years, of Petersburg, MI passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at Mercy St. Anne's Hospital in Toledo, OH. A diesel mechanic, he worked for Republic Services for the past 5 years and previously for Wonder Bread for 18 years. He was born in Oakhill, West Virginia
on April 22, 1956 to Wanda (Garrison) and Lawrence Brannon. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
William LeRoy Grosteffon, 83 years, of Temperance, MI passed away Monday, November 10, 2014 in his daughter's home in Luna Pier, MI. The youngest foreman in history, he worked for D.T.& I. Railroad, retiring in 1988 after 39 years. He loved the railroad and was always willing to work 24/7. The son of LeRoy W. and Leona M. (Worrell) Grosteffon he was born July 15, 1931 in Monroe, MI. February 3, 1951 he married Magdalene Kasprzak in Lambertville.
Taylor Kitzmiller, 29 years, of Lambertville, MI and a current resident of Bradenton, FL passed away unexpectedly Sunday, November 2, 2014. Born September 22, 1985 in Toledo, he was a 2004 graduate of Bedford High School and attended Monroe County Community College. Taylor can be remembered by his curly locks, the huge smile he wore on his face and a laugh that could make anyone light up. He was a generous, kind, caring man that truly loved his family and friends.
Sue Carol Sorosiak, 76 years, of Toledo, OH passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2014 in Promedica Ebeid Hospice, Sylvania, OH. She retired from the Lucas County Job and Family Services after 21 years. The daughter of Claude and Gertrude (Ish) Johnson she was born March 24, 1938 in Toledo. May 9, 1959 she married Jerry Sorosiak.
Rosemary Trautman, age 88, of Temperance, MI passed away November 3, 2014 in Vibrant Life Elderly Care Center. The daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Kries) Dintzner, she was born in Toledo, Ohio on November 5, 1925.
Earl Hills , age 60, of Temperance, MI passed away November 1, 2014 . He was born
December 31, 1953 in Monroe, MI to Ivan and Mildred Hills. Earl is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Eileen Terrill. He is survived by his sister, Elsie (Don) Tanis of Bradenton, FL and brother Eldon (Sandra) Hills of Petersburg, MI; three nephews,
John Hills of Washougal, WA, Wayne (Jodi) Hills of Temperance and Donny
Rosencrance of Manchester, MI. Earl worked all his life in the heating and air
conditioning business in the Temperance area. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to Urbanski's Bedford Funeral Chapel, 8300 Lewis Ave Temperance, MI. Online condolences may be shared at www.bedfordfuneralchapel.com
Norman Russell Van Dyke went to be with our Lord Saturday morning November 1, 2014 at the age of 88. He passed at his son Samuel's house surrounded by his loving family after battling Alzheimer's disease. Norman was born June 23, 1926 to Samuel and Augusta (Leiner) Van Dyke in Toledo, OH. He attended Lambertville High School, graduating in 1943.