Gordon Zagel

Gordon Zagel, of Oxford. passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 27, 2018. He was 72. Gordon was the dear brother of Gregory Zagel and Cheryl (William) Bradley; loving uncle of Christine Bradley, Jennifer (Scott) Evilsizer, William Bradley Jr. and Haley; and step-grandfather of Michael McCaan Jr. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and […]

Maria Purol

“We rise up by lifting others up.” – R. Ingersoll Maria Purol, age 70, fought for her final breath on Oct. 19, 2018. Born in Austria, Maria came to the United States at age 3 by boat to Ellis Island and eventually settled in Oxford. She later made Lansing her home and was devoted to […]

Collene Rae Pace

Collene Rae Pace, 61, of Otronville and formerly of Oxford and Lake Orion, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 20, 2018 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac. She was born on April 21, 1957 in Pontiac to the late James and Osfadohl (Whitehorn) Griffith. Collene graduated from Oxford High School in 1975 […]

Wallace A. Liley Jr.

Wallace A. Liley, Jr., a lifelong Oxford resident and 1959 graduate of Oxford High School, passed away on Oct. 4, 2018. He was 77. Wallace was born on May 29, 1941. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Oakland University and his Master’s Degree from Michigan State University. He retired from Lake Orion Schools where he […]

Chriss Allen Broome

Chriss Allen Broome, of Oxford, passed away on Oct. 18, 2018. He was 58. Born on Sept. 24, 1960 in Pontiac, Chriss was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved many types of music, especially rock. Chriss was a certified master mechanic for many years. He enjoyed hunting in his younger years, fishing in […]

Michael LeRoy Rider

Michael LeRoy Rider passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on Oct. 14, 2018. He was 70. Born on June 7, 1948, Mike was a lifelong resident of Oxford and was a well-loved and respected person in the community. He was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Odeta Rider, his mother-in-law […]

Sharon Hulverson

Sharon Rhoda Hulverson, of Goodrich, passed away on Oct. 6, 2018.  She was 70. She was born June 10, 1948 in Detroit to the late William and Lillian (nee: Rodda) Hill. Sharon is survived by four children, Edward Schack, Carin LeBlanc, William (Tiffany) Schack and David Schack, and two sisters, Leslie Rewoldt and Arlene Nappier. […]

Laura Mersino

Laura Mersino, of Fostoria, passed away on  Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 at McLaren Lapeer Regional Hospital. She was 79. Laura was born July 18, 1939 in Oxford to Harlan and Doris (Bailey) French. Laura grew up in Oxford and graduated from Oxford High School. She also graduated from Pontiac Business Institute. Laura worked at Pioneer […]

Robert Edward Duncan Jr.

Robert (Bob) Edward Duncan Jr., of Gladwin, previously of Oxford, passed away at his home on Sept. 23, 2018. He was born on Sept. 1, 1955. Bob was a 1974 Oxford High School graduate and was the dear son of Robert and Florence Duncan. Bob was the father of Robbie (Natalie), MiKayla (Kyle) and Abby […]

Dorothy Rupp

Dorothy “Dorf” Rupp passed away peacefully and joined her Lord and Savior on Sept. 19, 2018. She was 93. She was preceded in death by her husband George, daughter Diana (VanDoran), and brother Arthur (Janke). She is survived by her sons Eugene (of Lake Orion), Ryan (of Oxford), daughter-in-law Stephanie (Maurer) Rupp, her grandchildren Nicole, […]