Recent Obituaries

Kathleen Mary King

Died Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Chelsea. Kathleen was born October 12, 1927, in San Francisco, CA, the daughter of Clarence & Catherine ‘Kitty’ Hanlon, and lived most of her life in the San Francisco Bay Area. Survivors include six children: Dennis, Nancy (William) Harris, John, Kathleen (Dennis) King-Reeves, Richard (Kelly), and Matthew (Marli); 7 grandchildren, Charlene, Elizabeth  (Bret),  Katrina, Veronica, Kelsey, Shannon, and Spencer, and 2 great-grandchildren, Hayley and Ryan.

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Rupert G. Otto

Rupert OttoRichard Rupert Grant Otto died on June 16, 2015 at Towsley Village Memory Care Center in Chelsea, Michigan. He was born May 3, 1919 in Bessemer, Michigan, the second of three sons born to C.A. Otto and Margaret E. Otto. He was pre-deceased by his parents and his younger brother, Donald.

Rupert joined the army in 1942. He married Alice Fretz of Newberry, MI on June 1, 1943. During the war Rupert taught for three years at Ohio State University, and was discharged as a captain in 1946.

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Burdette “Burt” Junior Snover

of Rockwall, TX, formerly of Warren, MI, age 81, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Autumn Leaves of Rockwall.  “Burt” Snover was born October 11, 1933 in Royal Oak, Michigan, the son of William & Harriett (Maule) Snover.  Burt  worked in Real Estate, renting and remodeling multiple homes in the Detroit area.  He served in the US Marine Corps from 1953-1958, earning the rank of Sergeant.   Burt was an avid archer, hunter, and fisherman and dearly loved his grandchildren.  He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

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Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Schlott

of Chelsea, MI, age 85, died Sunday, August 9, 2015 at Chelsea Retirement Community. She was born June 10, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of William Lawton & Martha Louise (Schmidt) Connolly.  A graduate of  Mackenzie High School, Caroline  was the reunion chairperson for six years. Caroline worked for 17 years at Michigan Bell Telephone.  She was a member of the Nardin Park United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir and was very active. Caroline cooked for the Nardiners Senior Citizens group.  Many years ago, she served as President of the United Methodist Retirement Homes Friends, as well as an ex-officio trustee on the United Methodist Retirement Communities Board.

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