He is survived by his wife Linda (Trevino) Martin, daughters Andrea Martin and Rachel Martin, sister Kathy Barton of Texas, and his aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins, along with his brothers- and sisters-in-law. As a car collector, he was a “birdman,” and enjoyed going to car shows. He is survived by his parents, of Chelsea; his brothers, Dan (Kathy) Grau and Steven (Nancy) Grau; nieces and nephews Jeff Grau (fiancée Alexandra Mahrle), Evan Grau, Cindy (Christopher) Benedict, and Meghan Grau, and great-nephews Caleb and Carson, along with several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. 29, 2014, at Zion Lutheran Church, Chelsea, with the Rev. The family will receive friends at the Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home, Chelsea, on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Jeannene graduated from Chelsea High School in 1963.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Chelsea Free Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Donald Ratliff. 8, 1940, in Plymouth, MI, the daughter of Edward Joseph Richards and Donna M. She had lived in the area for 20 years, coming from Wayne. He enjoyed watching his grandsons play sports, and Norm never met a stranger. Asher in Harlan, KY on May 16, 1964 and she preceded him in death on May 14, 1990. He was preceded in death by his parents, his step-daughter, Lori; and a special cousin, Don Farley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Michael John Mc Carthy in 2005 and granddaughter Amanda Mc Carthy. He was a member of the Macon United Methodist Church. 13, 1954, he married Janet Crittenden at Macon Methodist Church, and she survives.
Mearl volunteered at the fire department and started the ambulance service in Three Oaks, he was a member of the Kiwanis in Charlotte, and he was a charter member of the Chelsea Rotary Club.
Mearl was a member of Chelsea School’s crisis response team, and did grief counseling for Cole Funeral Chapel.
By her own words, her mission in life was “to be a devoted wife and mother”, and she was. She loved to play golf and was member of the Country Club of Lansing for almost sixty years and was a member of the CCL Bowling Team. Mearl was Chaplain for the Michigan State Police for 36 years, where he did ride-alongs, death notifications, and debriefings.
He also volunteered at the Michigan State Police Academy.
Ottoman of Chelsea, Michigan Age 93, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. The family will receive friends at the Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home, Chelsea, on Friday from 3-8 p.m. Because Mae was such a loving person, she also had several “adopted” children, including John Bader, Cindy Talanges, Mary Erskine, Joe Landum and many more throughout her lifetime.
Burial will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Chelsea. She is also survived by her sister, Pearl Henline of West Virginia, as well as by numerous nieces and nephews.
His hobbies included fishing, hunting, showing pigeons, working outside, gardening, and had bowled on the same team for 50 years. He is also survived by his children: Mark Stapish, Mike Stapish, and Eileen Ball, seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, his siblings: Mary Kay Stapish, Ruth Ann Musbach, Ben Stapish, and several nieces and nephews. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. During a career spanning over 40 years as a Journeyman Pipefitter/Welder with UA Local 190, Doug played an integral role in the construction of major commercial projects including Walt Disney World, the Alaskan Oil Pipeline, multiple nuclear power plants, and various medical/educational/industrial facilities throughout southeastern Michigan. Norm had resided in Chelsea for 50 years, coming from Kentucky. 14, 1937, in Rockford, Illinois, the daughter of Francis and Mary (Brackett) Gaspari. She made sure to say her prayers every night and she loved her family and grandchildren. Joseph Village Church, 3430 Dover, Dexter, with Fr. Patrick had lived in the area since 1968, coming from Canton, and had been a supervisor at Ford in Dearborn in Product and Design (Chassis), retiring in 1989. He is survived by his sons, Thomas Ottoman and Michael Ottoman, brother Walter Ottoman, and many nieces and nephews. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Faith in Action in Chelsea or the Chelsea Senior Center. On May 28, 1971, she married Gerald Graves in Plymouth, MI, and he survives. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Meals On Wheels-Washtenaw County, Dexter Faith In Action, or Michigan Special Olympics.