Cindy Kalbfleisch, 71

Lakeville Lake resident Cindy Patrell Kalbfleisch, 71, was the daughter of the late Albert (John) and Kathryn Patrell passed away with her family by her side late Sunday, April 11, 2021. She is survived by her loving husband, David Kalbfleisch of Leonard, her sister Antoinette Futo and Greg Futo of Cheboygan. Her daughters Jacquelyn Price […]

W.R. Stephen, Jr., 93

Former Lake Orion resident W.R. Stephen Jr. passed away in Clarkston on April 12, 2021. He was 93 years old. He was born in Pontiac on Dec. 29, 1927. He is survived byl oving wife of 61 years Josephine; son Craig, wife Barbara, grandson Blake, son Garth, wife Pamela and grandchildren Alex and Anika; brother […]

Marguerite Gruenberg, 51

Marguerite “Marcie” Ann (Perry) Gruenberg of Oxford went to be with the Lord unexpectedly on April 13, 2021 at the age of 51. Marcie was born in Pontiac, on September 25, 1969 to parents James F. and Dora (Schmidt) Perry. She graduated from Armada High School in 1988. She then went to Great Lakes Christian […]

She screamed for ice cream!

She screamed for ice cream!

Usually we reserve the front page feature photo for our best photo — and usually those photos are taken by us. Not this week. We could not help but showcase this photo of Blake Marie Shalayko, who will be two this Saturday, with her first ice creamed “brain freeze.” This photo was taken at the […]

Ora Road fire updated: We lost everything

Ora Road fire updated: We lost everything

By Don Rush Last month The Oxford Leader reported about a fire on Ora Road. The result of the fire, we reported at the time, was that the garage was totally destroyed and “west winds caused the fire to jump to the house, which was damaged mostly by water and smoke, but is structurally sound […]

Achiever

Achiever

In March, 2019 Oxford High School graduate Alyssa Schefke was awarded the James B. Angell Scholar award from the University of Michigan. The award is for 3 consecutive terms of all A’s. She is the daughter of Jeff and Kristina Schefke majoring in History (pre-law) with hopes to attend Law School at the University of […]

Oxford’s Academic Achiever: Riley Hodder

Oxford’s Academic Achiever: Riley Hodder

Riley Hodder Parents: Cale and Teresa Hodder GPA: 4.15 Favorite Subject: I like all math classes Plans after graduation: I know I’m going to college, but I’m still applying Extracurricular Activities: I am co-captain of the Oxford High School Equestrian Team, as well as a member of the NHS chapter of Oxford high school. Outside […]

Flowers are budding and other such stuff

Flowers are budding and other such stuff

This is a pretty, gosh-darned groovy time of the year. The whole “life renewed” stuff really gets the blood rolling. Makes a person want to get out and do something. Unfortunately, I haven’t been that person. I’m still waking up from winter and have difficulty rolling outta’ bed. And, while it is only the middle […]

Guido’s Pizza is positive about the future

Guido’s Pizza is positive about the future

2020 is gone. And, Guido’s Premium Pizza is bullish in the future. “The last 12 months were difficult,” owner Shawn McGuire said. “But pizza sales have remained strong and have even surged. We are super excited to have won Best Pizza for the 12th straight year and are very proud to call the Oxford/Lake Orion […]

Oxford man passes in motorcycle accident

Oxford resident Gregory Velasco, 69, was killed on the afternoon of April 6 as the result of a crash involving his 2003 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, in Elba Township. According to Detective Jason Parks of the Lapeer County Sherrif’s Department, at 4:29 p.m., deputies were dispatched to an injury crash on Lippincott Road, just west of Lake […]

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