Obituaries placed in the following Saginaw area papers can be viewed using the following links:
Ruth Joanne Schmitter
August 14, 1932 - May 9, 2014
SCHMITTER, Ruth Joanne, age 81 years, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014 at Chesaning Nursing Center after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born on August 14, 1932 in Saginaw, Michigan.
Ruth is survived by her husband of 64 years, Jack Schmitter Sr.; daughter, JoAnne Schmitter of Troy; grandson, Jeffery (Sara) Schmitter of Beaverton; great-grandchildren, Samantha, Jacob and Jacklyn Ruth Schmitter, Charlene Smith and Ahilivia Hodges. She was preceded in death by a son, Jack Schmitter Jr. in August of 2013 and a granddaughter, Joni Kay Schmitter in 1987.
Cremation has taken place. Future arrangements are pending.
David W. Klein
June 28, 1946 - May 4 2014
KLEIN, David W., age 67 years, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 4, 2014, at his home. He was born to the late Willard and Eleanor (Newsted) Klein on June 28, 1946 in Saginaw, Michigan. On September 14, 1968 he married the former Kathleen Davis and she survives him.
Along with his wife, David is survived by 2 sons, Jeremy M. and Scott D. Klein; 2 grandchildren, Noah M. and Shaya L. Klein; 2 sisters, Sheila Klein and Sharon (Frank) Golz; a brother, Robert Klein; in-laws, Keith (Gerri) Haney, Darlene Anaman, Janet (Larry) Streeter, Linda (Charlie) Miller and Tom Garno; and many nieces and nephews. Along with his parents David was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Klein; in-laws, Terry Garno and Ed Anaman.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Hope Lutheran Church, 1123 W. Walnut St., St. Charles. Pastor Jason Baldwin will officiate. A burial of cremains will take place in Riverside Cemetery. The family will greet visitors at C.M. Humpula Funeral Home, 209 Entrepreneur Dr., on Friday, May 16 from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and again on Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions can be made to Covenant Visiting Nurse Services.
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.
November 29, 1932 - March 1, 2014
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.
Fred James Kolles
April 24, 1946 - January 22, 2014
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.