of Grass Lake, Michigan, age 79, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2023, at his home. He was born December 12, 1943, in Ionia, Michigan, the son of Willard Edward Sr. & Helen (Shores) Michaud. Will graduated from Lakewood High School in Lake Odessa, MI. He then served in the Army in Vietnam. Will retired from Consumers Energy after 37 years. He loved fishing and camping in his fifth wheel.
of Chelsea, Michigan, age 94, died Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at home. He was born March 3, 1929, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Jess Mervis & Elizabeth (Cowan) Butler.
Larry graduated from Northwestern High School in Detroit, and served in the United States Army. He worked for the Ford Motor Company in Body Engineering as a wood model maker for over 30 years, and retired in 1994. Larry was a longtime member of St. Rita Catholic Church in Brooklyn, MI, and had recently attended St. Mary Catholic Church in Chelsea. Larry loved driving his pontoon boat on Lake Columbia as captain for family and friends. He enjoyed the wintertime at Lakeshore Villas in Lake Wales, Florida. He also enjoyed golf and woodworking. Larry was a quiet, gentle, man who liked to tell stories and reminisce.