Recent Obituaries

Rose Marie Turner

Age 86, died Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at Chelsea Hospital. She was born November 5, 1935 in Petersburg, West Virgina, the daughter of Homer Lee and Anna Ardelia (Mongold) Swick.

Rose attended Davis and Elkins College after high school where she was a member of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority. After college she moved to Washington D.C. where she met the love of her life, Robert Turner. They were married in October of 1957. They moved to Ypsilanti in 1965 and started an insurance business which they owned and operated for over 40 years.

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George F. Sherman, Jr.

George Francis Sherman, Jr of Chelsea, Michigan, formerly of Washington DC, died on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the age of 92.

George was born in Boston, Massachusetts on July 25, 1930 to George Francis, Sr. And Lillian (Burke) Sherman. He was raised from a young age in Euclid, Ohio, with his three beloved brothers, Donald, Bruce, and William. When George was 16, the family moved to Hamden, Connecticut, where he graduated high school in 1949. After finishing his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College in 1953, George received his master's degree at Columbia University’s Russian Institute in 1954 and pursued post-graduate study at Oxford University, St. Anthony’s College in England, 1954-1955.

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Glendon Robert Schlott

of Chelsea, MI, age 96, died Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at Chelsea Retirement Community. He was born August 2, 1926, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Daniel Edward & Ruby Mae (Larkins) Schlott, Jr.   Glen went to Cooley High School in Detroit, then worked for Michigan Bell his entire career, retiring in the 1980s.  He was a member of Nardin Park United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir. He was also a member of the Nardiners Senior Citizen group. Glen loved going out to eat at good restaurants.
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Alice Anna Steinbach

of Chelsea, Michigan, age 88, died on Monday, September 26, 2022. She was born November 11, 1933, in Bangor, Michigan, the daughter of Louis Blake and Evelyn (Root) Bregger.

Alice attended Bangor Schools with her two brothers, Don and Allan, and two sisters, Doris Finn and Lois Verdonk, all of whom preceded her in death. She graduated from Bangor High School in 1951. Alice earned a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University in Education, a master’s degree from EMU, and in later years, a specialist degree from the University of Michigan. Continuing education was a focus for Alice. She was always attending summits, conventions, meetings, and outreach classes.

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Richard Damian “Dick” Lutovsky

Richard Damian “Dick” Lutovsky, Captain of Old Yeller and Founder of Dick’s Last Resort on Patterson Lake, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2022, at his home with loved ones. He faced his battle with dementia with strength and courage. He leaves the Dam Site Inn and life in general a little quieter now that his laugh is gone.

A Michigander through and through, Dick was born in Ann Arbor on April 12, 1957, the son of Raymond E. and Rosemary A. (Lyons) Lutovsky. Dick graduated from Chelsea High School in 1975, and then attended Ohio Technical College. He returned to Chelsea and worked at Chelsea Proving Grounds as an Impact Technician, finally retiring in 2020.

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