Patricia A. Prescott
Patricia “Pat” Ann Prescott, 85, of Vermontville, loving wife, mother, and grandmother passed on September 24, 2018. Pat was born February 24, 1933 to Lester and Lena Lynd in Charlotte. She married the love of her life, Cleo Prescott, on April 9, 1954. In her younger years, Pat worked at The Charlotte Shopping Guide, Maple Valley Community Education, Aluminum Extrusions, and Farm Bureau. Later during retirement, Pat and Cleo owned and operated their own ceramic shop in Vermontville, where she made exquisite ceramic pieces and also taught ceramic classes to the public for many years. She enjoyed many hobbies, including ceramics, crocheting, quilting, cooking, gardening, camping and yard work, to name a few. Pat spoke directly and to the point, she was extremely talented and capable.
Pat is survived by her children, Mari Martin and Michael Prescott; granddaughter, Dayanara Sanar Ryelle- “Lindsey.”
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleo Frederick Prescott; sisters, Dorothy Hopkins and Margaret Winans; brothers, Robert Lynd and Tom Winans; and her parents Lester and Lena Lynd.
Friends are encouraged to support Pat’s family at visitation and memorial services are on Saturday, September 29, from 10 to 11 a.m. for visitation with a Memorial Service at 11 a.m. at Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte.
If desired, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Maple Valley Scholarship Fund.
Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Pat on her tribute page at PrayFuneral.com.Read More
Robert L. Senko
Robert Lester Senko, a “phenomenal” and loving husband, father, brother and friend, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Robert, 68, was born on the Fourth of July in Brown City, Mich., the son of Francis and Betty (Bates) Senko. Trained as an Army surveyor, he carried those career skills into civilian life. He qualified as an expert rifle marksman. He was a member of the Boulder City Elks #1682, an Honorary member of the Boulder City Does #34, a member of American Legion China Post #1, Nellis Radio Amateur Club and Las Vegas Radio Amateur Club. He was a long-time member of GWRRA NV-A Vegas Wings Motorcycle Club and served as Chapter and Nevada District Treasurer for many years. He volunteered countless hours of support for annual charitable events, including the Baker to Vegas Law Enforcement Relay Races, MS Society Bike Runs, Diabetes Foundation bicycle runs, Las Vegas Corporate Challenge, and for the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce. He received awards for “Volunteer of the Year” from, the Baker to Vegas Relay (2006 and 2013), the Nevada MS Society (2007), and the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce (2010-2011).
Robert is survived by Denise (Feldpausch), his wife of 36 years; children, Randy (Chasity) Senko, Trevor Senko and Mindy Senko; grandchildren, Lucas, Ashley and Bryce, brother Gary Senko, and numerous extended family members.
A funeral service was held Sunday, September 23, 2018, at Palm Memorial Park in Henderson, Nev. A memorial service will also be held at noon, on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at the Believers Church Administration Building, 15200 S. Wright Road in Grand Ledge. A celebration of life gathering will be held immediately following the service at the same location.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund.Read More
Jonathon “Tom Hamilton” Eggleston, 24, of Charlotte, passed away, Thursday, September 20, 2018, as a result of an automobile accident. He was born February 17, 1994, in Charlotte, the son of Nicole Eggleston and Paul M. Hamilton.
Tom was a fun-loving kid who had a passion for farming. He could often be found tinkering around the farm when he had any spare time. Tom worked at Eaton County Farm Bureau and enjoyed being able to spend time with the other farmers he worked with.
Tom is survived by his father, Paul Martin Hamilton of Charlotte; mother, Nicole Hatcher of Ohio; aunts, Janet (Dennis) Croft of Charlotte, Brenda (Larry) Hall of Charlotte; uncle, John Hamilton of Charlotte; grandmother, Silvia Hamilton of Charlotte; and several cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, David J. Hamilton.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home, with Pastor David Keller officiating. Interment followed at West Carmel Cemetery.
Those desiring, may make contributions in Tom’s memory to the family to assist with expenses.
To view Tom’s obituary online or to leave a condolence for the family please visit burkhead-greenfuneralhome.com.Read More
Barbara “Fred” Williams passed away peacefully, late Friday, September 21, 2018 at the age of 84. Barbara was born December 9, 1933 to Charles and Mildred Allen of Lansing. She married her high school sweetheart, Earl L. Williams in 1951. She was known for her gentle demeanor and her love for bowling and all things donkey.
Barbara was preceded in death by four brothers, one sister, and her husband.
Barbara is survived by her brother, Gene (Carol) Allen; five children, Daniel (Karen), Raymond (Dona), Marcia (Greg) Poxson, Phyllis (Joseph) Stott, and Merle Ann (Ed) Besonen; Also 14 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and 2 great great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at Peace Lutheran Church, located at 830 N. Cochran in Charlotte. Visitation and luncheon takes place at 2 p.m., with memorial remarks at 3 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to Eaton Community Palliative Care.Read More
Debbie L. Sudrovech
Debbie L. (Wilcox) Sudrovech of Beaufort, S.C., formerly of Charlotte, went home to be with her Savior on September 23, 2018 at 11:14 a.m. after a brief battle with cancer.
She was surrounded by her children, Jennifer Hasbrook, Mike (Erin) Sudrovech, Kerrin(Scott) Hetland, and Robyn (Scott) Robinett. She leaves behind her grandchildren, Kelsey (Neil) Koontz, Jacob Hasbrook, Isaac Shrum, Aubrey Hetland, Jackson Hetland, Payton Robinett, Brody Sudrovech, Ellia Robinett, Crosby Hetland and Avenne Sudrovech. She is also survived by her mother, Marianne Wilcox and siblings, Bob (Lisa) Wilcox, Diane (Dan) Eichorst, Rick (Linda) Wilcox, Lori (Frank) DeMike, Kevin (Tammy) Wilcox and Ken Wilcox.
Although our loss is great, the joy of the reunion in Heaven with her dad, Robert Wilcox and her sister, Denise, grandparents and many other dear family members and friends who preceded her in death, gives comfort that can’t be explained. Debbie would love if you could spread joy in the world by volunteering or performing an act of kindness in your community.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Port Royal United Methodist Church, 1602 State Rd. S-7-63, Port Royal, SC 29935.Read More
Kay F. Ramsey
Kay Francis Ramsey, 80, of Vermontville, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, took her final trip in life to join her Lord in Heaven on September 13, 2018. Kay was born March 16, 1938 in Decatur, Ala. to William and Elizabeth Long. Knitting and sewing quilts for her family was a great talent she had. Kay was also a wonderful baker making beautiful wedding cakes. Kay received a letter from Governor Wallace’s wife when they lived in Alabama, congratulating her on making such beautiful creations with her cakes. Socializing was important to Kay, and she loved to take her canned goods on social visits to share with her friends. Her family also recalls that she was an avid Spartan basketball fan. Kay and her husband traveled extensively, and were very proud of the fact that they had visited all 50 states. Kay retired from the State of Michigan Management and Budget, Vehicle and Travel Services, where she received special recognition from the Governor for her work above and beyond her regular duties. She loved to go antiquing, collect dolls, and shower her family with love and treats (especially at Christmas).
Kay is survived by her husband, Ronald; children, Teresa Hall, Gary Smith, and Cindy Dietz; step-children David Ramsey, and Carla Ramsey; siblings, Frank Long, Mike Long, and Sandra McCarthy; as well as nine grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her step-son, Steven Ramsey; brother, Jimmy Long; and sisters, Carolyn Cagle, and Linda Gosline.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte, with Pastor Joe Benedict officiating.
If desired, the family suggests memorial contributions to The American Cancer Society.
Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Kay on her Tribute Page at PrayFuneral.com.Read More
Liam M. O’Connor
Liam Michael O’Connor, 27, of Charlotte, a loving father and son, passed unexpectedly on September 15, 2018. Liam was born on May 8, 1991 to Michele and Gerard O’Connor. Liam had an unwavering love for his family, especially his children. He spent time walking with his children, going to the beach and watching his favorite movies. Liam especially enjoyed creating ‘haunts’ for fun on Halloween. Liam was an avid fan of the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox teams. Most recently, Liam worked for Kamps Palletts to help support his family.
Liam is survived by his parents, Michele and Mark Montgomery; his fiancé and high school sweetheart, Emily Hosek; his sons, Mason, Keegan, and his daughter, Ensley; brothers, Travis Craun and Austin Montgomery; step-sister, Lauren Pierce; grandparents, James (Susan) Craun of Olivet, Gene (Phillis) Montgomery of Charlotte, and John (Pauline) O’Connor of Easton, Mass.
Liam is predeceased by his father, Gerard O’Connor; cousin, Katie McDonough; and grandmother, Joy Hicks.
The family held visitation Friday, September 21, 2018, from 10 a.m. to noon at Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte, followed by the funeral service at noon, with Pastor Mark Booth officiating.
Memorial donations can be made to the American Red Cross in Liam’s name or a Scholarship fund for Liam’s children, c/o Michele Montgomery.
The family would like to encourage others to learn more about addiction resources at the Eaton County Chapter of the Families Against Narcotics.
Family and friends are encouraged to share remembrances and condolences online in Liam’s Tribute Page at prayfuneral.com.Read More
William “Bill” Hathcox, 91, of Peoria, Ariz., passed away on September 17, 2018. He was born in Pocahontas, Tenn. on March 8, 1927. Bill married Wanona Dillon on September 11, 1949 and together they had a beautiful life and family. Bill had a career in truck driving for Howard Sobers Transport and was a member of V.F.W., and Teamsters Union. He had a passion for golf, travel, fishing and auto sales.
He is survived by his wife, Wanona; son, Daniel Steven Hathcox; son, Michael James Hathcox; grandchildren, Katie Coster, Kyle Hathcox and Daniele Hathcox. He also leaves behind his great-granddaughter, Thunder Coster and many dear friends.
Bill is preceded in death by his parents, George and Tennie Hathcox, and his two brothers, James and George Hathcox.
He will be greatly missed but forever in our hearts.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 10 to 11 a.m. followed by a funeral at 11 a.m. at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary. Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
For more information or to leave a tribute please visit chapelofthechimesmortuary.com.Read More
Robert A. Rasmussen
Robert Allair Rasmussen, an avid fisherman and hunter began his new journey of fishing and hunting in heaven on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Robert, 83, was born on March 13, 1935 in Alpena, to Iner and Eleanor (Moore) Rasmussen. He worked 50-plus years as a heating and cooling installer. Robert married his sweetheart, Emily Kautz, on November 25, 1955 and spent the next 55 years creating their legacy before her passing in 2011. Robert was an active member of the Charlotte Eagles # 3552 and Moose Lodge #2565. He also enjoyed traveling around the country with his wife.
Robert is survived by his children, Deborah (Bill) Bryan, Robert (Shelly) Rasmussen, and Patti Cahoo; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren; siblings, Judy (Bob) Slater, Bill (Carol) Rasmussen, and Mike (Anne) Rasmussen.
Robert was predeceased by his wife, Emily; sons, Bruce Rasmussen and Bradley Rasmussen; grandsons, Mark Rasmussen, Shaun Rasmussen and Ethan Hoover.
A memorial service was held Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Pray Funeral Home, with Pastor Charles Jenson officiating.
If desired, the family suggests memorial contributions to The Fraternal Orders of Eagles #3552.
Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Robert on his tribute page at PrayFuneral.com.Read More
Lonny G. Mascho
Lonny Gardner Mascho, 65, of Olivet, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018, at his home. He was born November 28, 1952, in Edmore, the son of LeRoy and Shirley (Gilbert) Mascho. He grew up in McBride and graduated from Edmore High School in 1970. Following his graduation, he moved to Detroit to attend the Detroit Barber College. Lonny was a talented barber and enjoyed the many friends he made cutting hair throughout the years. He also worked as a Quartermaster for the Eaton County Sheriff’s Department for 25 years, retiring in 2014. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Lonny enjoyed fishing, dirt track racing, bowling, golfing, and cooking. Lonny was a passionate Detroit Sports fan and UofM fan. He stuck with them through thick and thin. He proudly served his country in the US Navy and was a life member of the Charlotte VFW Post 2406.
Lonny is survived by his wife, Ellen; daughters, Lindsay Mascho of Charlotte, Chelsey (Benjamin) Cook of Lake Odessa; step-sons, Tim (Mary) Cortright of Olivet, Jordan (Angie Stinson) Cortright of Olivet; grandchildren, Kaley, Madelyn, Tessa, Drew, Chloe, and Christopher Cortright; mother, Shirley Mascho of Edmore; siblings, Larry (Char) Mascho of Saranac, Sherry (Mitch) Snyder of Stanton, Shelly (Mike) Bailey of Stanton; mother-in-law, Jannette Hayes of Eaton Rapids; brother-in-law, Steve (Mary Ann) Hayes of Charlotte; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home, with Pastor Charles Jenson officiating.
Those desiring may make contributions in Lonny’s memory to the American Diabetes Association or Gift of Life.
To view Lonny’s obituary online or to leave a condolence for the family please visit burkhead-greenfuneralhome.com.Read More