Date Name Comments County/Source
March 30, 1959 Hutchinson, James Sr St Petersburg, FL ; formerly of 2961 Knollwood ; age 77 ; dear father of Mrs Arnne Rorkstrom, William, James Jr, & Richard D. Hutchingson ; dear brother of Mrs Sarah Ballentine. Funeral: Moore Chapel of the Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home ; Inter: White Chapel Cemetery Oakland County
April 1, 1959 Horrall, Newton of Midland; Age 60 yrs; Beloved husband of Mrs Henrietta Horrall ; dear father of Mrs Norma MacAbee and Junior Harrall ; dear brother of Mrs Pearl Clark, Mrs Elizabeth Tolbert, John, Berby, William, Esco, Oville & Earl Horrall ; Masonic Lodge No 21 of Pontiac ; Funeral: Sparks-Griffin Chapel ; Inter: Perry Mt Park Cemetery Oakland County
April 1, 1959 Spring, Earl of 27 Lincoln Street, Oxford ; age 70 ; dear brother of George Spring. Funeral: Bossardet-Reid Funeral Home, Oxford Oakland County
April 2, 1959 Murphy, Henry (Harry) of 28 Jefferson Street died of a heart ailment in Pontiac General Hospital after an illness of 2 weeks. Retiree of Fisher Body Division. Leaves his wife: Rose ; three daughters: Mrs Eva Sadler, of Drayton Plains, Mrs Ruby Kunkel, of Plymouth ; and Mrs Thelma Motsinger, of Pontiac. Funeral: Huntoon Funeral Home ; Inter: White Chapel Cemetery Oakland County
April 2, 1959
Lipinski, Donald C.
of White Lake Township ; 8 and half month-old son of Mrs Jaydene Lipinski, of 9045 Hutchins Road ; child died Thursday at Pontiac General Hospital following a 4 day illness ; survived by his mother: Mrs Jaydene Lipinski ; a brother: Kenneth and 2 sisters: Cheryl & Linda Services: Mandon Lake Community Church ; Inter: Oxbow Lake Cemetery Oakland County
April 2, 1959 Miller, Mrs William O.(Mae) age 87 yrs ; died yesterday at the home of her son, Gregory of 1848 Watkins Lake Rd , after a 2 year illness ; Life member of Imperial Order of the Daughters of Empire in Canada ; leaves a brother and two sisters ; Services: Coats Funeral Home ; Inter: Drayton Plains Cemetery Oakland County
April 2, 1959 Tietz, Henry F. of 1037 Larchwood Street, Troy ; age 78. died Wednesday at his home following several months illness. Retired meat cutter and employed by the Forsythe Meat Market in Troy. Surviving are his wife: Mary, two sons: Edward of Lapeer and Raymond G. Leighton, at home ; a brother and a sister. Funeral: Price Funeral Home ; Inter: Mt Avon Cemetery, Rochester Oakland County
April 3, 1959 Kelly, William A. age 49 of 6035 Graper St, Waterford Township ; died unexpectedly in Pontiac General Hospital ; Employee of Pontiac Motor Division ; Member of Christ Lutheran Church and Musicians' Union ; surviving his wife: Dellouise, two daughters: Claudia & Alice ; two sisters ; and two brothers. Funeral: Sparks-Griffin Oakland County
April 3, 1959 LaBarge, Ralph M. age 31 of 6735 Montclair Street Troy ; died at St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Pontiac as a result of burns he received Good Friday in an explosion at the home of a neighbor ; surviving are wife: Yvonne ; son Mark and 4 daughters: Linda, Judy, Dianna, & Yvonne ; his father: Mark LaBarge of Rochester and a brother: Norman of Rochester. Inter: White Chapel Cemetery Oakland County
April 3, 1959 Lapham, Mrs Achillas (Harriett) age 88 of 118 E Windmere Street, Royal Oak ; died Wednesday at her home following a heart attack ; surviving are 3 sons : Fred, of Marysville and Gordon & Karl, of Clarkston and four daughters. Services: Spillers Funeral Home ; Inter: Oakview Cemetery Oakland County
September 24, 1998 Connell, Cheryl Lynne age 33 of Birmingham, died of cancer Sept 16th ; born January 23, 1965 in Royal Oak ; teacher in Japanese English Training Program of the Japanese Consulate 1992-1994 | wife of Paul ; mother of Paul Jr, & Leahey ; daughter of Maureen Hirsch of Birmingham and Raymond Walsh of Westland ; siblings Loren Walsh of Mill Valley CA, Nancy Noble of Troy, James , Claire & Alyson Walsh all of Westland | Inter: Pine Lake Cemetery, West Bloomfield Oakland County-Observer & Eccentric pg A12
September 24, 1998 Bosco, Viola Rose age 89 of Bloomfield Hills ; died Sept 21st at Providence Hospital. Born Dec 4, 1908 in Detroit | Member of St Thomas More Church over 29 years | wife of Thomas ; mother of Brenda Burkinshaw of Cincinnati , Diana Bowker of Bloomfield Hills ; and Donna Kinnard of Oveland Park, KS | Funeral: A.J. Desmond, Troy | Inter: "Mount Cemetery" in Detroit Oakland County-Observer & Eccentric pg A12
September 24, 1998 Chaffee, James Leonard age 75 of Bloomfield Hills ; died Sept 16th | Navy Veteran & member of VFW Masonic Lodge 44 F. & A. M. B.P.O.E. #810 ; retiree from H.E. Ball Motor Freight in Pontiac | husband of Lucille ; father of James, Dick & Pamela Doty | Funeral: Poter-Modetz Funeral Home, Rochester Oakland County-Observer & Eccentric pg A12
September 24, 1998 Whitney, Ellen G. age 96 of Fayetteville, NY formerly of Birmingham died Sept 20th at Iroquois Nursing Home in Jamesville NY | born June 25, 1905 in Albany, NY | Volunteered at Community General Hospice | mother of Patricia Heisler of East Syracuse, NY , Richard of East Syracuse and James of Manlius | Inter: Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, NY Oakland County
September 24, 1998 Hubert, Kathryn W. age 89 of Dearborn, formerly of Bloomfield Hills, died of complications from a stroke Sept 20th at Evergreen Health & Living Center in Southfield | born July 20, 1909 in Northville, Mich | Former Kindergarten teacher in Flint, Mi and member of The Village Club, & Orchard Lake Country Club , also volunteered at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak of 28 year | wife of Forrest ; mother of John of Birmingham, Peter of Danville, CA ; Christine Privett of Deatsville, AL | Ashes Inter: Roseland Cemetery, Berkley Oakland County-Observer & Eccentric pg A12
September 24, 1998 Wollenberg, Robert Allen age 91 of St Anne's Mead Retirement Home in Southfield and formerly of Birmingham, idied of congestive heart failure Sept 20 at Pontiac General Hospital | Born Aug 14, 1907 in New York City | World War II Veteran and retiree of Travelers Insurance Company in June 1995 | Member of Christ Church Cranbrook | father of Catherine MacDonald of San Rafael, CA ; Suzanne Boles of Tiburon, CA & Carol Wedge of Birmingham ; sister: Gretchen Bodem | Entombment: Holy Sepulchre Mausoleum Oakland County-Observer & Eccentric pg A12