Recent Obituaries

Dolores Jean Buss

of Chelsea, MI, age 83, died Sunday, October 13, 2019 at her home. She was born March 19, 1936 in Norvell, Michigan, the daughter of Philip H. & Gladys G. (Pittman) Jones.  Dolores was confirmed at St. John United Church of Christ on Waters Road, and she attended Zion Lutheran Church.  Over the years she was employed at three different banks, Ann Arbor Bank and Trust, First of America in Manchester, and Lake Trust Credit Union in Chelsea.  Dolores was a member of Farm Bureau and Rogers Corner Extension.   She volunteered for the Red Cross.  Dolores enjoyed singing karaoke, square dancing, and walking. She also enjoyed spending time with her dog, Chase, as well as her grandkids and great-grandkids.

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Dorothy K. Green

of Kirkland, WA, formerly of Chelsea, MI, age 98, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Bethell Adult Family Home in Kirkland, Washington. She was born July 16, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Reginald Emery & Ethel (Hodge) Wright.  Dorothy  worked with her husband at Redford Electric Company.  Dorothy’s 98 years were filled with many travels and adventures with Bob. They shared their love of travel with their children. She attended St. Barnabas Church in Chelsea, and enjoyed the fellowships there. Dorothy’s greatest joy was sharing the love of her family; from endless hours of toddler playtimes to college graduations.  Dorothy’s endless kindnesses are treasures to us all.

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Paul Dennis "Denny" Howard

of Grass Lake, MI, age 66, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice after a short illness. He was born May 20, 1953 in Portsmouth, Ohio, the son of Paul and Ina “Pauline” (Horn) Howard.

Paul worked for Pilot Industries in Dexter.  He was a member of Page Avenue Baptist Church in Jackson, where he was baptized in 2010.  Paul enjoyed his large garden. He also loved camping, going to the zoo, and spending time with his adopted family.  He rode motorcycles when he was younger, and still loved motorcycles.

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Robert Andes

 of Chelsea, Michigan, formerly of Plymouth, MI, age 94, died Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Chelsea Retirement Community. He was born October 4, 1924, in Chenoa, Illinois, the son of Russell & Ruth Mildred (Tinges) Andes.

Robert graduated from Pontiac IL High School in 1942, and served with the US Army Air Corp during WWII. Robert worked for GM until his retirement in 1980.  He was a member of the American Legion and the Masons. Robert and his family attended the United Methodist Church in Plymouth. He was passionate about fine woodworking, and built several beautiful homes. Robert loved to travel, and had been to all 50 states.

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Lola Campbell

Lola Campbell, born May 24, 1942, died peacefully on September 19, surrounded by family and friends.  She will be greatly missed by her family whom she loved unconditionally. Lola enjoyed spending time with family, laughing over a good joke, and watching baseball. 

Lola was predeceased by her parents John and Lorraine; husband Jimmie, special friend Frank, brothers Wally and Bob, and sister Midge.  Survivors include daughters Laurie and Deb, son-in-laws Bill and Kirk, grandchildren Courtney and Kevin, sister Fran, brother Dick, and many nieces and nephews. 

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