Nathan Michael Wolfe

Of Chelsea, Michigan, age 28, passed away Saturday morning, September 18, 2021. He was born July 9, 1993 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the son of David B. & Carolyn S. (Patrick) Wolfe. He is survived by his parents of Chelsea; a brother, Brannon M. Wolfe of Chelsea; a nephew, Hunter L. Wolfe of Jackson, MO; paternal grandmother, Emma Lou Wolfe of Chelsea; many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, David & Nola Patrick; and paternal grandfather, Bobby L. Wolfe.

William Barnes Lewelling

of Plymouth, MI, age 91, died Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at his home. He was born October 1, 1929, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Hubert Charles and Bonny (Barnes) Lewelling.

Bill graduated from Michigan State Normal College (Eastern Michigan University) with a degree in business administration. He served in the United States Navy and Army during the Korean War. Bill worked in various management roles at Ford Motor Company retiring in June of 1990, after 42 years. He loved playing golf.

Dominick F. Montange

of Adrian, MI, formerly of Chelsea, age 31, died Monday, August 28, 2021, in the evening. He was born April 1, 1990, in Adrian, Michigan, the son of Gary Lavern Montange & Phyllis Ann Montange-Violette.

Dominick was in the class of 2008 at Chelsea High School. He became an excellent carpenter/equipment operator, working on the road in commercial building projects in many states. His favorite place was Oregon. He also did excavation work with his oldest brother, Eric. He truly enjoyed building things with Corian slabs and turning that into countertops, as well as many gifts that he gave his family members. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. Like the rest of his family, he enjoyed being outdoors and being with friends and family around a bonfire.

Kathaleen Joy “Kate” Elsifor


of Chelsea, MI, age 77, died Thursday, September 9, 2021 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Chelsea. She was born October 18, 1943 in Leslie, Michigan, the daughter of Jack & Laura Elizabeth (Emmons) Joseph. Kate worked for Federal Screw Works for 38 1/2 years.

On September 21, 1963, she married Jack A. Elsifor Jr, and he preceded her in death on November 14, 2019. She is survived by her step-mother, Nancy Joseph; and a step-sister-in-law, Janet Tice.  Kate wanted to thank her special friends, Mike and Anita Spears, and Diane Hughes. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother-in-law, Paul Tice; and a brother, Donald Joseph.

JoAnne M. Darwin

of Chelsea, Michigan, age 84, died Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at her home. She was born March 7, 1937, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the daughter of Raymond M. and Amy Elizabeth (Sjostrom) Ramsey.  JoAnne was a member of Waterloo Village UMC where she was the pianist since 1992. She had a great love for creating stained glass art, which she had done since 1993. She also enjoyed music, reading, playing poker, sewing, garage saling, playing  croquet, morel mushroom hunting and family gatherings. Between 1999 & 2008  she traveled to Sweden with her sister, and met dozens of relatives on her mother's side.