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 Sara Swanson

Obituary: Harvey Dethloff Jr.

His Legacy…..Dethloff Jr., Harvey, age 84 of Manchester passed away May 8, 2017 in Chelsea, MI. He was born September 30, 1932 in Plymouth the son of Harvey and Luella (Swegles) Sr. Harvey married the love of his life, Evelyn Walkowe on June 29, 1973. He was a Korean War Veteran and received the Silver […]

 Sara Swanson

Obituary: Jon Roger Hardenbergh

Jon Roger Hardenbergh, 66, of Dubuque, died Sunday, May 7, 2017, at Unity Point Finley Hospital, from complications from Friedreich’s Ataxia, a rare, progressive neurological disease. A memorial service was held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, May 11 at Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 JFK Rd, Dubuque, IA. Friends may greet […]

 Sara Swanson

New downtown location for State Farm Insurance

State Farm Insurance, a longstanding and venerable Manchester business, has moved to a new downtown location. Matt Donnellon started as a State Farm Insurance Agent in Manchester on July 1, 1975 with an office located at 146 East Main Street, then moved to 305 Beaufort Street by the Ackerson Building, a location he stayed in […]

 Sara Swanson

St. Mary’s Fr. Bosco is honored on the 25th Anniversary of his priesthood

submitted by St. Mary Church, Manchester  The people of St. Mary, Manchester, gathered with friends and invited guests at St. Mary church on Saturday afternoon, April 29, to express their appreciation and love for Fr. Bosco Padamattummal, their parish priest, as he marked the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the Holy Priesthood of Jesus […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Girl Scout Leader, Nora Baskins awarded Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Honor Pin

Manchester Girl Scout Leader, Nora Baskins, was recently awarded the Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Honor Pin for her involvement with Manchester Area Girl Scouts and the Mackinac Island Governors Honor Guard. Nora has been active with Manchester Girl Scouts as a troop leader and in multiple positions within Manchester Area Girl Scouts for 13 […]

 Sara Swanson

Obituary: Francis V. Heckaman

Francis V. Heckaman, age 94, born in Norvell Township, Jackson County on February 21, 1923; son of Oral and Nina (Berkeypile) Heckaman died April 22, 2017 at home. Francis was a World War II Veteran, serving in the USCG Merchant Marines in the Atlantic and Mediterranean. On his birthday in 1986, after 28 years of […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester High School Alumni Update: Cheryl Dettling Bauer, Class of 1977

Submitted by Carol Westfall, Manchester High School Alumni Association Cheryl Dettling Bauer is a proud product of our Manchester schools and the Manchester community. The daughter of Charlie and Jan Dettling (both now deceased), Cheryl grew up in a large family of Dettling siblings – Curt, Joe, Debbie, Bruce, Cathy (deceased), and Jill – and […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester High School 2016-2017 third marking period Honor Roll

High Honors 12th Grade Allen, Rachel J Baskins, Caitlyn W Beck, Nicole A Bradshaw, Hannah L Burch, Abigail L Collins, Riley J Depp, Julia E Engel, Lorna M Fegan, Rachel A Goodell, Caleb M Grigonis, Tyler J Harris, Emma C Hassan, Benjamin R Herron, Amelia G Ingram, Nehemiah K Johnson, Natalie P Matson, Carren M […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Middle School 2016-2017 third marking period Honor Roll

HIGH HONORS 8th Grade Adams, Christina D Blumenauer, Katelyn M Brown, Starr I Corwin, Andrew J Dodak, Jenna B Gebhardt, Gweneth M Hayes, Colbie T Keast, John J Kerns, Carli J Mann, Ryan T Messman, Jacob F O’Hotzke, Sarah O Phillips, Jessica C Ridenour, Kayla M Tanner, Leilani X Taylor, Hayden E Vogel, Madison E […]

 Sara Swanson

Obituary: Dr. Wallace E. “Wally” Fusilier

Dr. Wallace E. “Wally” Fusilier of Dexter, MI, age 78, died Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Evangelical Home in Saline under the care of Arbor Hospice. He was born August 17, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Dr. Oozman & Monica F. (Cook) Fusilier. Wally graduated from Clarkston High School in 1956, then signed […]