Duane Russell Thompson

Duane Russell “Drãno” Thompson, of Oxford, passed in peace surrounded by family on Aug. 15, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 69. Duane was born in Detroit and grew up in Royal Oak. He was a proud graduate of Kimball High School and Oakland Community College. Duane married his high school sweetheart, […]

Joan Alice (Jaeger) Minton

Joan Alice (Jaeger) Minton, of South Gulf Cove, formerly of Ferndale and Oxford, Michigan, died at Englewood Community Hospital on Aug. 21, 2018. She was born to Edward and Lorene Jeager at home in Ferndale Michigan on Aug. 23, 1934. She married Charles Edgar Minton on Oct. 11, 1952 in Ferndale. Joan was employed at […]

Duane Edward Wildey

Duane Edward Wildey, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at his home in Goodrich. He was 80. He was born October 2, 1937, in Oxford to the late Malcom J. and Irene E. (Miller) Wildey. He is survived by his son, Todd (Kristi) Wildey; three grandchildren, Jessica, Mitchel, and Gary Wildey; a brother, Gary […]

Martin G. Steudle, Sr.

Martin G. Steudle, Sr., of Oxford, passed away on June 22, 2018. He was 83. Beloved husband of Peggy (nee Shepperd) for 58 years. Loving father of Martin Jr. (Marlene) Steudle, Scott (Nadine) Steudle, and Kim (Gary) Cox; dear grandpa of Scott, Marc (Ashley), Shawn (Anna), Michael, Marisa, Caitlyn, Brendan, and Garrett; soon-to-be great-grandpa; brother […]

Peter Carl Burke

Peter Carl Burke, of Oxford, passed away on June 19, 2018. He was 82. He was the beloved husband of Antoinette Burke, loving father of Peter (deceased), Paul, and Kevin (Sheila), cherished grandfather of Pierce and Hanna. Peter is survived by his sister, Marilyn Began, and preceded in death by sister, Joanne Bazzetta. Peter graduated […]

Dorothy Gernat

Dorothy Gernat, of Oxford, passed away on May 26, 2018. She was 86. Dorothy was the beloved wife of the late Richard Gernat for 46 years strong. She was survived by her children, John Gernat, Donna (Chris) Hunter, Rick Gernat, George Gernat and Sue (David) Bellinger; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and sister, Theresa Dembinski. Dorothy […]

Marilyn A. Schils

Marilyn A. Schils, a longtime resident of Oxford, passed away on May 8, 2018. She was 86. She was a loving mother, a devout catholic and a proud “Yooper.” Following her husband’s death in 1996, Marilyn became very active in the community and was a parishioner at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Orion for […]

Milton Arthur Francis

Milton Arthur Francis, a lifelong resident of Oxford, passed away May 3, 2018. He was 90. He was born in Oxford on April 23, 1928, to the late Donald Francis and Bernice Groover. Milton loyally served his country in the United States Army post WWII. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BS in […]

Marilyn Rae Solwold

Marilyn Rae Solwold – mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend – departed this life on Saturday April 21, 2018. She was 72. Marilyn was born November 13, 1945 in Pontiac. She was the middle child of the late Gwendolyn and Wilford Scott. She was preceded in death by her sons Randy and Tony Encardo as […]

Ruth Ann Peterson

Ruth Ann Peterson passed away on March 11, 2018. She was 88. She is preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Alice Lang and sister, Barbara Landry. She is survived by her daughter, Terri (Scott) Smith and grandsons, Michael and Patrick Smith. Ruth was born in Buffalo, New York. She graduated from Flint Michigan […]