Recent Obituaries

Vernon B. Woodward

of Chelsea, Michigan, age 90, died Sunday, June 26, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born September 29, 1931, in Hohenwald, TN, the son of James Richard and Etha Bell (Appleton) Woodward.

Vernon served in the Army during the Korean War, serving as a guard in Korea on Cheju-Do Island. He worked at the General Motors Assembly Division as a body repairman for 31 years, retiring in 1992. After his retirement, Vernon and Wilma bought a winter home in Florida where they spent the next 30 winters in their beloved Camp Florida Resort where they met and formed many close friendships with many of the residents. His background was the Baptist faith. Vernon enjoyed woodworking.

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George M. Kattula

Of Chelsea, Michigan, age 82, died Saturday, June 25, 2022 in Chelsea, Michigan. He was born December 8, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Peter and Mary (Thomas) Kattula.

George served in the Air Force for six years during the Viet Nam war. He was a long-time member of the UAW. He worked many hours as an Assistant Manager at Wrigley's Supermarket and Kmart Supermarket to support his family. George worked at GM for 10 years, and at Chrysler, also for 10 years. George attended the Chelsea First United Methodist Church for many years.

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Michael Carl Eckhout

Of Chelsea, MI, age 41, died Wednesday, June 22, 2022. He was born December 9, 1980 in Ypsilanti, Michigan, the son of Glenn Joseph & Kathy J. (Eckhout) Glinski.

Mike was a 1999 graduate of Dexter High School. He worked for Sweepster (now known as Stanley Black & Decker). Mike enjoyed outdoor activities - hunting, fishing, dirt bikes, and camping. He had a large personality, “go big or go home”. Mike loved his family, and would help anyone he could.

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Rhonda Lee Mauzy

of Stockbridge, Michigan, age 59, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at her home due to pancreatic cancer. She was born February 25, 1962, in Tecumseh, Michigan, the daughter of Harry L. & Eleanor J. (McKeever) Sturdevant.

Rhonda graduated from Manchester High School in 1982. She worked for Sheridan Books from 1982, until October of 2020. Rhonda loved going to Silver Lake Sand Dunes and their cabin in Lewiston. She also enjoyed camping and gardening.

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Walter George Doyle, III

of Jackson, Michigan

Passed away June 20th, 2022, at the age of 69, In the care of Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home. He was born November 5th, 1952, in Plainfield, NJ. The son of Walter George Doyle II and Shirley (Truman) Doyle

Walter is survived by his son Michael George Doyle (Mandy Waite) and his sister Suzanne (Doyle) Deloy ((Lue (deceased).

After serving in the Airforce, Walter went on to become a truck driver, spending more than 30 years over the road.

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