Archive - Jan 2011 - Obituary
July 14, 1924 â€”Â Dec. 24, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€”Â George E. Hilliard, age 86, of Pretty Lake Trail, Plymouth, passed away at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24, 2010 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor in Plymouth.
George was born July 14, 1924 in Kalamazoo, Mich. to Dr. George H. and Edna (Marlatt) Hilliard. George received his B.S. from Western Michigan University and earned his M.S. from University of Michigan. George proudly served his country as an officer in the United States Navy during WWII on the U.S.S. Boston and remained active in the Navy Reserves until 1984.
Nov. 22, 1932 â€”Â Dec. 30, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Flora B. Conley, 78, of North Street, Plymouth, passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at 2:05 p.m., at her home.
Flora was born Nov. 22, 1932, in Kewanna, to Joseph and Rosa (Manes) MacLain. She worked at GM Enterprises, a stamping plant, in Plymouth.Â Flora married Austin Conley Nov. 19, 1972, in Argos.Â After their marriage they moved to Plymouth.
Flora loved to make crocheted afghans for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Â She was also the â€śmasterâ€ť cookie maker, for her family.
July 21, 1925 â€” Dec. 30, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€” June C. Thake, 85, of Eastwood Estateâ€™s Cedar Ct., Plymouth, died peacefully at her home at 9:55 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010.
Born in Janesville, Wis.,Â July 21, 1925, June was the daughter ofÂ Herbert G. and Clara E. (Edwards) Sarney.
She graduated from Steinmetz High School, Chicago, in 1943.Â June earned her R.N. from Grant Hospital School of Nursing in Chicago in 1945.
July 10, 1921 â€”Â Dec. 28, 2010
BREMEN â€” Hazel Leona (Benninghoff) Staner, 89, S. Whitlock St., Bremen, died at 6:34 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010 at Community Hospital of Bremen, following a brief illness. She had been in declining health since 2005
She was born July 10, 1921 in Hamlet to George â€śClemâ€ť and Mary (Allen) Benninghoff and moved to the Argos Community in 1948.
She married Oliver â€śOllieâ€ť Staner March 31, 1941 and became a homemaker. He preceded her in death Feb. 24, 1992.
Dec. 30, 2010
ROCHESTER â€”Â Carl Bailey, 79, of Rochester, died at 6:29 a.m . Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010 at his residence.