Obituaries

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April 2014
 

Jack F. Flory, Sr.

April 23, 1939 - April 1, 2014

 

Flory, Jack, Sr., passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014. He was born in Saginaw, Michigan on April 23, 1939 to the late Simon and Rose (Ralph) Flory. On July 2, 1960 he married the former Lorraine Polash and she survives him. Jack retired from the Carpenters Union #706. He had a great love for his family, garden and yard.

Along with his wife Lorraine, Jack is survived by 3 children, Donna Flory of St. Charles, Debbie Flory (Hare) of St. Charles and Jack Jr. (Kellie) Flory of Tawas City; 5 grandchildren, Joshua (Amanda) Hare, Matthew Flory, Nicholas Hare, Courtney Flory and Isabelle Flory; 2 great-grandchildren, Braydyn and Miley; a brother, Robert (Loretta) Flory of St. Charles; a sister, Janet (Butch) Nowosatko of St. Charles; a sister-in-law, Susan Frasier of Grand Rapids; a brother-in-law, William (Barbara) Polash of Crystal Lake, Illinois and many close nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, Jack F. Flory Sr. was preceded in death by his brothers, Ralph (Chum) Flory and Jerry Flory.

By following Jack’s wishes he will be cremated and no services are planned. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to C.M. Humpula Funeral Home, St. Charles.

 
March 2014
 

Herminia Cadena

November 29, 1932 - March 1, 2014

 

CADENA, Herminia, surrounded by her husband, Manuel Cadena, her children and their families, daughter of Porfiria and Emiliano Guerrero, peacefully passed away, March 1, 2014, at the age of 81 years.

On September 5, 1953, the former Herminia Guerrero married Manuel Cadena and he survives her. Along with her husband she is survived by children, Rosemarie Kendall, Corinne (Clark) Kendall, Rita (Jeff) Whited, Anthony (Christy) Cadena, Jennifer (John) Moore, Lydia (Andy Hudecek) Cadena; 11 grandchildren, Jamie (Brandon) Chrisopulos, Jonathon Kendall, Kemery Kendall, Katrina (Cory) Meyers, Allie Whited, James and Jess Cadena, Sammy Kobe, Gina Moore, Mason Moore and Manuel Hudecek; 5 great-grandchildren; and 6 siblings. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by 8 siblings.

 

A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church. Fr. Nick Coffaro will officiate with a committal to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, St. Charles. The family will greet friends at C.M. Humpula Funeral Home, 209 Entrepreneur Dr., St. Charles on Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. A rosary will be held at 5:30 p.m. with sharing time to follow. The family will greet friends again at the church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions can be made to Mary of the Immaculate Conception Alter Society.



 
January 2014
 

Fred James Kolles

April 24, 1946 - January 22, 2014

 

KOLLES, Fred James, age 67 years, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014. He was born in Midland on April 24, 1946 to Fred and A. Barbara (Johnson) Kolles. On March 13, 1992 he married the former Melissa Kennelly and she survives him. Fred retired from General Motors Malleable Iron Plant in 2007 after 42 years of service. He had a great love for John Deere Tractors, The Detroit Lions and all wildlife especially birds.

Along with his wife Melissa, Fred is survived by his mother Barb Kolles of Freeland; 2 children, Christine (Brian) Garno of St. Charles and Brian (Sylvia) Kolles of Chesaning; 3 step-children, Barry (Amber) Druelle of St. Charles, Megan (John) Thurston of Waterford and Ashley (Jon Cox) Druelle of Yulee, FL; 6 grandchildren, Amanda and Heather Garno, Christian Kolles, Bryce Druelle, Blake Thurston and Brady Cox; 2 brothers, Gary (Collyn) Kolles of Freeland and Greg (Mary Ellen) Kolles of Kentucky; and his mother-in-law, Margaret Kennelly of St. Charles. Along with his father, Fred J. Kolles, Fred was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Timothy Kennelly.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at C.M. Humpula Funeral Home, 209 Entrepreneur Dr., St. Charles. Pastor Robert Schmidt from Freeland Zion Lutheran Church will officiate with burial following at Cook Cemetery in Taymouth Twp. Visitation will take place on Friday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and again on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of the donor's choice.