Detroit Obituaries

Detroit Obituaries

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  • 20 min ago | via The Rochester Sentinel 

    Lynda J. Wilkinson

    Lynda J. Wilkinson, 72, Rochester, and formerly of Kokomo, passed away peacefully at 1:25 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at her residence. She was born on Jan. 3, 1944, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Garnet and Mary Mills.

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  • Wednesday | via Norwalk Reflector 

    Frances (Crow) DreyerFormer Norwalk teacher was 92 T...

    Fran was born September 19, 1924 in Detroit, MI to the late Arthur Roy and Clossie Fay Crow and moved with her family to Vermilion in 1944, then to Norwalk in 1957. She graduated from Case Western Reserve with her Education degree in 1970 and received her Masters of Education from BGSU.

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  • Wednesday Nov 30 | via Norwalk Reflector 

    Frances (Crow) DreyerFormer Norwalk teacher was 92 Y...

    Fran was born September 19, 1924 in Detroit, MI to the late Arthur Roy and Clossie Fay Crow and moved with her family to Vermilion in 1944, then to Norwalk in 1957. She graduated from Case Western Reserve with her Education degree in 1970 and received her Masters of Education from BGSU.

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  • Tuesday Nov 29 | via MLive.com 

    Fallen WSU police officer posthumously awarded depar...

    The Wayne State University community, family and friends gathered in the middle of the Detroit campus Tuesday evening to remember the life of Wayne State University Police Officer Collin Rose, Nov. 29, 2016. During the candle light vigil at 6:31 p.m., the time Rose was shot on duty last week, a moment of silence was held.

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  • Tuesday Nov 29 | via Dayton Daily News 

    DOWNIE, Robert

    DOWNIE, Robert Dunn Age 88, of Centerville. Born Feb 23rd, 1928 in Detroit, MI - Died Nov 20, 2016 in his apartment at 10 Wilmington Place.

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  • Monday Nov 28 | via Detroit News 

    Raynoma Gordy Singleton dies in California

    Detroit songwriter, arranger, producer was second wife of Berry Gordy Jr. and played integral role in the beginning of Motown Records Raynoma Gordy Singleton dies in California Detroit songwriter, arranger, producer was second wife of Berry Gordy Jr. and played integral role in the beginning of Motown Records Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/2gcNXz4 Detroit songwriter, arranger, producer was second wife of Berry Gordy Jr. and played integral role in the beginning of Motown Records The story of Motown Records is peopled by a group of fascinating characters, a feisty group of Detroiters who were crucial in building Motown into a worldwide phenomenon.

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  • Sunday Nov 27 | via MLive.com 

    These were the last 12 Detroit police officers to di...

    Police said Rose, 29, was shot in the head shortly after calling dispatch for backup while stopping a man on a bicycle in a section of Detroit that had seen a recent uptick in larcenies from vehicles. A widespread manhunt ensued, with residents of the city's Woodbridge neighborhood ordered to stay indoors while police scoured the area and helicopters hovered above, and a suspect was arrested around 10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22. DeAngelo Lamar Davis, 31, of Detroit, was charged with first-degree murder , murder of a police officer, felony firearm and felon in possession of a firearm.

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  • Sunday Nov 27 | via Dayton Daily News 

    BUCK, MARION

    BUCK , Marion 86, went home to her Heavenly Father on November 23, 2016. She was at home surrounded by those who loved her most, her five children and husband.

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  • Sunday Nov 27 | via Dayton Daily News 

    YAGLEY, Gary Wayne

    YAGLEY, Gary Wayne 69, of Centerville, OH, surrounded by his family, joined his Savior Jesus Christ on November 24, 2016 after a courageous and hard-fought battle with cancer. Gary was born on July 21, 1947 in Detroit, MI.

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  • Saturday Nov 26 | via MLive.com 

    Funeral arrangements set for slain Wayne State Unive...

    Visitations are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 31, at Ford Field in Detroit and from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Kaul Funeral home, 28433 Jefferson Ave. in St. Clair Shores, according to the funeral home . Family will greet friends beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 22412 Overlake St. in St. Clair Shores.

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  • Saturday Nov 26 | via WXMI-TV Grand Rapids 

    Vigil planned in memory of Detroit cop shot, killed

    The Wayne State University police officer who was killed in the line of duty donated tissue that could benefit dozens of people in need, officials said Saturday. Gift of Life Michigan announced law enforcement officers from across Michigan escorted the body of Officer Collin Rose from the organ and tissue recovery program's surgical center in Ann Arbor to a Detroit-area funeral home.

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  • Saturday Nov 26 | via WXYZ 

    Funeral arrangements for WSU officer Collin Rose

    According to representatives of the Kaul Funeral Home, visitation will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ford Field in Detroit. The funeral will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1 at St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church located at 22415 Overlake in St. Clair Shores.

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  • Friday Nov 25 | via Herald-Citizen 

    Keith M. Myatt

    Keith was born Friday, March 12, 1954, in Detroit, Mich. He was the son of the late Oscar Myatt and Esta Southard.

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  • Thursday Nov 24 | via Daily Globe 

    Maureen G. Orlich

    Maureen G. Orlich, 73, a resident of Lake Gogebic for the past 20 years, passed away peacefully Monday morning, Nov. 21, 2016. Maureen was born on March 2, 1943, in Detroit, the daughter of William and Glennis McMillan.

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  • Wednesday Nov 23 | via White Lake Beacon 

    Wayne State University officer dies from gunshot wound

    This undated photo provided by Wayne State University shows university police officer Collin Rose, who was shot in the head while on patrol near a university campus in Detroit on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. Rose is a five-year veteran of the department who works in the canine unit.

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  • Tuesday Nov 22 | via Metro Times 

    Thornetta Davis has gotta sing the blues

    When a project takes a long time to complete, the level of satisfaction has that much more space to rise. Thornetta Davis, Detroit's own Queen of the Blues, knows that feeling well, having inally released in September the aptly titled Honest Woman, her second original album in exactly 20 years.

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  • Tuesday Nov 22 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Plyler, Alice P.

    ALICE P. PLYLER, 92 LAKE ALFRED - Alice P. Plyler, age 92, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016. She was born November 13, 1924 in Detroit, MI, the daughter of Kazar Posigian and her beloved mother, Dorothy Solakian Posigian.

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  • Friday Nov 18 | via Detroit News 

    Stephanie Mills lived in Detroit's River front Tower...

    Stephanie Mills likes performing in Metro Detroit Grammy Award-winning singer, who once lived in Detroit, performs Sunday and enjoys the intimacy of Andiamo Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/2fEfadE When Grammy-winning singer Stephanie Mills thinks of Detroit, she thinks of a place where love overflows, people are genuine and the grits are delicious. "Detroit crowds let you know if they like you, and they're very much like New York crowds.

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  • Thursday Nov 17 | via Herald-Citizen 

    Betty Carol Neal Martin Hampton

    Funeral services for Betty Carol Neal Martin Hampton, 67, of Granville, Tenn., were held Thursday, Nov. 17, in the chapel of Presley Funeral Home, with Eric Vickers and Joseph Neal officiating. Interment followed in Granville Cemetery.

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  • Friday Nov 11 | via Northern Michigan News 

    The Latest: Slain Detroit police officer donates tissue

    Officials say the Detroit university police officer who was killed in the line of duty has donated tissue that could benefit dozens of people in need. Gift of Life Michigan announced law enforcement officers from across Michigan provided an escort Saturday morning for the body of Wayne State University officer Collin Rose.

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