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Wendella "Wendy" F. Ten Eyck

age 96, of Chelsea, Michigan, formerly of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died Monday, April 3, 2023 at the Chelsea Retirement Community. She was born April 23, 1926, in Bangor, Maine, the daughter of Wendell and Margaret (Young) Fernald.

Wendy was an RN for Standard Oil in Venezuela where she met her husband William “Bill”. Wendy and Bill loved to travel and went all over the world. She was an avid Bridge player and played in 3 leagues. Wendy was a former member of the First Presbyterian Church in Birmingham.  

Leila Amanda Draugelis

Age 91, of Chelsea, MI, formerly of Wauzeka, WI; Plymouth, MI; and Tucson, AZ, died Thursday, March 30, 2023. She was born on September 10, 1931, in Boscobel, Wisconsin, the daughter of Ora and Harriet Leila (Mercer) Oswald.

From her childhood on a cattle farm in Wauzeka to her retirement years in Chelsea, Leila met life with a quiet grace and intelligence. Leila earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and her master's in library science from the University of Michigan. For years, Leila stayed home with her children and volunteered. Later, she worked as a high school teacher, a high school librarian, and later in a public library. After retiring, she moved to Chelsea and volunteered in the libraries at North Creek Elementary School, the Chelsea Center for the Arts, and the Chelsea District Library. She was proud to have served on the Chelsea District Library Building Committee.

Susan Bower

Susan Bower peacefully fell asleep in death on March 17, 2023 at her home in Chelsea. She was 71 years old.

Sue was a loving wife and mother who loved her garden, and to cook. Anyone who came to the house never left hungry, she loved showing hospitality. As one of Jehovah’s Witnesses it brought her much joy to share her love for Jehovah and the Bible with others, whether in the door to door ministry in her younger years or sharing it with those she met in hospitals or in acute care facilities.

Mary Alice Shrosbree

Mary Alice Shrosbree passed away peacefully at the age of 94 on March 29, 2023 after suffering a stroke.  She was born on December 12, 1928 in Canton, Ohio to LeRoy Reed and Margaret (Bowerman) Taylor.  She graduated from Perry High School in 1946 and received a full academic scholarship to the University of Michigan where she graduated with a BA in Education in 1950.  She earned a Masters in Education from the University of Michigan in 1955.

During that time, she met and married the love of her life, Al Shrosbree. They had two sons, William “Bill” (Jane) and Robert “Bob” (Sue), 6 granddaughters, Kate, Sarah (Tyler), Emily, Lisa, Beth and Kelly and 2 great-grandchildren, Grant and Sadie.

Mary Alice was active in her church, most recently at Northbrook Presbyterian Church and for many years before that at Southfield United Presbyterian Church.  Over the years she was a member of the choir, served as a trustee and Sunday School teacher, participated in various women’s groups, and had other leadership positions.

William G. "Bill" Moller, Jr.

of Chelsea, Michigan, age 91, died Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at his home. He was born March 26, 1931, in Brooklyn, New York, the son of William G. & Marie (Kreitner) Moller Sr.

Bill graduated from Sewanhaka High School on Long Island in 1949. He earned his Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytech Institute in Troy NY. Bill was commissioned as a Naval Officer (3 years active duty during Korea). He worked for Union Carbide as a Product Engineer for 4 years. He earned his MBA from the University of Michigan in 1962, and his PhD in 1969, from U of M's Rackham Graduate School. Bill did research at Syracuse from 67-72. He moved to Chelsea in 1973, taught at U of M, and served 7 years as Associate Dean at the U of M Business School. He enjoyed reading, music, playing golf, and cross country skiing. Bill was a former member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, where he served on the board. He was a member of the RPI Men's Honorary Society, co-captain of the Lacrosse team in college (made All American), and helped establish the Lacrosse team at U of M.