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John William (Jack) Crump

 of Chelsea, Michigan, formerly of Albion, Michigan, died Thursday, February 9, 2023, at the age of 91.

Jack was born on January 18, 1932, in Santa Rosa, California, the son of John Richard and Helen (Skinner) Crump. He attended public school in his hometown of Sebastopol, graduated from Analy High School, and then attended Santa Rosa Junior College and the University of California, Berkeley. An excellent student, he was elected to Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society, and to Phi Beta Kappa in recognition of his academic achievement. Following graduation from Berkeley, Jack traveled east to pursue a doctorate degree in chemistry at the University of Illinois. At Illinois, he was active in the campus Wesley Foundation, where he met Beverley J. (Bev) Hill, the love of his life. They were married in Urbana, Illinois, on June 19, 1955.

Donald Bauer

Age 86, died Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at Glacier Hills Care and Rehab Center in Ann Arbor. He was born September 19, 1936 in Chelsea, Michigan, the son of George Frederick & Ruby Mae (Hadley) Bauer.
Don worked as the Brake Department Supervisor at Chelsea Proving Grounds, retiring in 1988.  He was a member of St. John United Church of Christ. He had been a member of Lima Township Planning Commission. Don enjoyed golf, carpentry, travel, family, friends, and cats.

Susan Ann Long

of Chelsea, Michigan, age 75, died Wednesday, February 8, 2023, in Ann Arbor. She was born June 30, 1947, in Wyandotte, Michigan, the daughter of Edward and Marion (Dufour) Novack.
Susan was the life of the party and always made a grand entrance. Susan retired from GM Powertrain. She was a member of the Red Hat Society in Lincoln Park, and volunteered at Chelsea Community Hospital.

James "Jim" Lyerla

Age 72, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at his home in Chelsea. He was born November 19, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Clifford & Bethel (Newbury) Lyerla.

Jim had lived all of his life in the area graduating from Chelsea High School in 1968. He worked at Chrysler Proving Grounds for 36 years and retired in 2006 and served the Army National Guard during the Vietnam War. Jim remained active at the Chelsea Wellness center for many years and enjoyed bowling, softball, the Detroit Tigers and U of M football and basketball.

Cathleen Hall

Of Chelsea, age 63, died Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at Chelsea Hospital. She was born March 30, 1959 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Doug & Doris (Alexander) Taylor.

On July 15, 1978, Cathleen married Richard Currie Hall. He preceded her in death on April 24, 2022. Cathleen is survived by sons, Adam (Mallory) Hall of Grass Lake, Aaron (Heather) Hall of Buchanan, Luke (Liana) Hall of Unadilla; 9 grandchildren, Ava, Memphis, Adam, Kaitlynne, Zachary, Brayden, Harley, Jameson, Josephine; a brother, Keith Taylor; nieces, Autumn and Jessica; and nephews, Eric and Craig.