Grenfell Jr., John N.

Death Notification Rev. John N. Grenfell Jr. [Retired Detroit Annual Conference Clergy] died Sunday, June 25, 2017.   ARRANGEMENTS: Visitation will take place from 2pm to 5pm and also from 7pm to 9pm Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. The Home is located at 912 Lapeer Avenue; Port Huron, MI 48060 [810

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Compton, (Joan) Warda

Death Notification   Mrs. (Joan) Warda Compton, surviving spouse of Rev. Asa T. Compton [Detroit Annual Conference Clergy], died Tuesday, June 13, 2017.   ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be planned for a later date.   CONDOLENCES MAY BE SENT TO [Daughter]: Mrs. Terri Steinhauer 4025 Ponderosa Trenton, Michigan   4818  

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Smith, Nancy M. (Croker)

Nancy M. (Croker) Smith, 75, died Saturday, May 6, 2017. Nancy was actively involved in many churches alongside her husband. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Robert “Bob” E. Smith. Rev. Smith served in the following appointments in the West Michigan Conference: Barryton/Chippewa Lake July 16, 1998; Woodland/Welcome Corners Feb. 1, 2001; Welcome Corners (part-time)

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Bates, Donald L.

Death Notification   Rev. Donald L. Bates [Retired Detroit Annual Conference Clergy] died Tuesday, June 13, 2017.   ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral Service was held at 11am Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Sycamore Chapel United Methodist Church located at 67102 E. 160 Road; Wyandotte, OK 74370 [918-678-2404].   There will be a graveside service at 3pm Friday,

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Schippert, Frederick

Death Notification   Mr. Frederick Schippert, spouse of Rev. Ellen O, Schippert [Detroit Annual Conference Clergy], died Tuesday, June 13, 2017.   ARRANGEMENTS: Visitation with will take place from 2pm to 8pm, Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Pomeroy Funeral Home, located at 5635 Main Street; Lexington, MI 48450 [810-359-7700]. Funeral service will be held

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Soderholm, Mary

Death Notification Rev. Mary Soderholm, 70, died Saturday, June 10, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband, Mr. Ronald DeMunter, in 2001. She is survived by her husband, Mr. David Soderholm. APPOINTMENTS: Rev. Mary Soderholm served in the following appointments in the West Michigan and Detroit Conferences: (D-1986, RA-1998, AM-2000) Banfield 1986; Dowling: Country Chapel

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Flachsmann, Otto F.

Death Notification Otto F. Flachsmann, 87, died Sunday, June 11, 2017. He was predeceased by his wife Audrey Flachsmann, January 31, 2006. APPOINTMENTS: Rev. Otto F. Flachsmann served in the following appointments in the Detroit and West Michigan Conferences: [(M) P Mich, 1953; F Mich., 1963]. 1953 North Evart, Brooks Corners; 1956 Scottville; 1959 Bainbridge; 1964

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Martin, Rev. Charles William (Bill)

Rev. Charles William (Bill) Martin, 92, died in Clare, Michigan on June 3, 2017. Rev. Bill served in the following churches in the West Michigan Conference: Newaygo 1951; Sanford 1956; Hartford 1960; Edmore Faith 1965; Middleville / Hastings Welcome Corners 1969; Clare 1973; Wyoming Park 1979; and South Haven 1984.  He retired in 1989. He

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Thompson, Carol Y.

Death Notification   Mrs. Carol Thompson, mother of Rev. Karen B. Williams [Detroit Annual Conference Clergy], died Monday, May 29, 2017.   ARRANGEMENTS: Visitation will take place from  1:00 to 8:00 p.m, on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at O’Guinn Funeral Home, Clio Chapel, 503 N. Mill Street, Clio, MI 48420. Phone: 810-686-5070.   Funeral Service

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Wartella, R. Joan

Death Notification   Mrs. R. Joan Wartella, mother of Rev. Janine L. Plum [Detroit Annual Conference Clergy], died Sunday, May 21, 2017.   ARRANGEMENTS: Visitation will take place from 1pm to 6pm Monday, May 29, 2017 at Allen Funeral Home located at 9136 Davison Road; Davison, MI 48423 [810-653-2171].   Funeral Service will be held

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