Recent Obituaries

Margaret "Maggie" McCrossin


Age 92, died peacefully Friday, April 22, 2016 at Linden Square Assisted Living in Saline. She was born October 24, 1923 in Peterhead, Scotland, the daughter of Robert & Ann (Henderson) Anderson.  Maggie immigrated to Highland Park, MI in 1929.  She graduated from Highland Park High in 1941 and served the U.S. Marine Corps as a Corporal throughout WWII. Maggie was passionate about her work at Henry Ford Middle School and Graebner Elementary. She also loved her time and friends at her cottage in Stoney Point, Canada.

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Barbara J. Stepp

of Clarklake, MI, formerly of Chelsea, age 77, died Monday, April 25, 2016 at her home in Clarklake, Michigan. She was born January 19, 1939 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the daughter of Ray A. & Beatrice L. (Welch) Oesterle. Mrs. Stepp was a resident of Chelsea most of her life. She was a housewife and mother. She loved to play bingo and feed her birds.   

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Paul G. Schaible Jr.

of Chelsea, age 86, died Monday, April 25, 2016 at Silver Maples of Chelsea. He was born December 23, 1929 in Ann Arbor, the son of Paul G., Sr. & Martha (Groggel) Schaible. Paul graduated from Chelsea High School in 1947.  He went on to graduate from the University of Michigan Business School with a BBA in 1951, and from Northwestern University with a MBA in 1952. Paul taught at the Finance School at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis from 1952-54. In 1956, he and his wife, Shirley, moved back to Chelsea, where Paul went to work at Chelsea State Bank. Paul served on the bank board for many years, and served as Bank President from 1985-93.  He retired in 1994, but continued as Chairman of the Board until 2005.

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Philip C. Miller

Philip Millerof Chelsea, MI, formerly of Sanford, NC, age 92, died Friday, February 26, 2016 at the Chelsea Retirement Community. He was born August 16, 1923 in South Bend, Indiana, the son of Vernon & Helen (McVeigh) Miller.  Philip served in the US Navy during WWII and flew air/ sea rescues. He went to Tri-State University in Angola, Indiana. Philip loved being a traveling salesman until his retirement in 1977. He and Freda lived in Sanford, NC, where he loved to golf and loved being in the Country Club. He attended the United Methodist Church. Philip enjoyed fishing, traveling, and football, especially U of M.  He was a talented photographer, and took pictures at many weddings.

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