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Walter Friedrich Hahn

Walter was born March 17, 1937, in Stuttgart, Germany to Emma (Seyfert) and Fritz Hahn. His life’s journey came to an end on January 28th, 2024, as a result of a years’ long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

As a young man, Walter studied to be a mechanic, earning a master mechanic certificate from Porsche in Germany. Seeking adventure, he secured a job in Thun, Switzerland, where he lived for five years. Craving more adventure, applied for a job at a German auto dealer in Kenya in the mid-1960s. Due to civil war there, his plans changed. He arranged a job at a dealership in Flint, Michigan with the help of a friend, planning to spend a year experiencing America. In 1985, he became a proud US citizen. Many will remember him as the owner of Hahn’s Service Center in Ann Arbor. He never lost his love of his native country. He and his wife, Linda, made many trips to Germany, as well as many trips to his beloved DeTour Village, Michigan.

G. Paul Frisinger II

Paul passed away Tuesday, Jan 23 at his home surrounded by family.  He was born in Ann Arbor, the son of George Paul and Eloise Schrier Frisinger.  He married Kathrine (Staebler) in 1967 and she survives along with his sons Scott of Chelsea and Eric (Stacey) of Brighton; three grandchildren, Jackson, Luke and Ashley; and one brother Roger Frisinger of Albany, Oregon.  He was preceded in death by his parents, brother David, sister Sherry Lawton, and daughter-in-law Mary Berridge Frisinger.

Paul graduated from Chelsea High School and Michigan State University. He owned Frisinger Realty and was named Realtor of the year by the Ann Arbor Board of Realtors in 2003 retiring in 2008.  Working as Lima Township Zoning Administrator for 7 years.  Paul was active in his community serving as VP St Paul UCC, Saint Louis Center Citizens Advisory Board, Lima Township Planning Commission, Ann Arbor Board of Realtors, Chelsea Chamber of Commerce.  Paul was President of - Chelsea United Way, Chelsea Community Fair, Chelsea Downtown Development Authority, and the Chelsea Kiwanis Club.

Kaesen Zander Elliott

Kaesen gained his angel wings on the night of Christmas 2023. He was born on December 1, 2018 to his loving parents Shawndra Mundinger and Ronnie L. Elliott. In just 5 short years he touched many lives. He made us laugh with his silliness, cheer when he mastered a new task, and cry our eyes out with his passing.  
Kaesen was a fun loving, outgoing, carefree, and spunky little boy that loved life and lived it to the fullest. He enjoyed playing outside, riding his bike, and loved singing. His favorite song was “Last Night” by Morgan Wallen.

Mildred Crawford

Of Saline, Michigan, formerly of Freedom Township, Ypsilanti, Flushing, Ann Arbor Age 96, died Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at Linden Square Assisted Living in Saline. She was born July 4, 1927 in Freedom Township, Washtenaw County, MI, the daughter of Joseph L. & Amanda L. (Henes) Bersuder.

Micki was a member of Salem Lutheran Church where she was active with the Ladies' Missionary Society and Salem Historical Committee. She was also a member of the Chelsea Senior Citizens. She retired from the Washtenaw County Clerk's office after 36 years. Micki and Parky enjoyed traveling, being a vendor at the Ann Arbor Art Fair, spending time with and spoiling the grandchildren. She was an avid gardener and loved feeding the wildlife.

Ralph Lee Wurster

of Chelsea MI, age 93, died peacefully on January 5, 2024 at Legacy Assisted Living in Jackson.  He was born March 10, 1930 in Manchester, MI, the son of Charles and Lydia (Floto) Wurster.
Ralph graduated from Manchester High School in 1948.  He joined the Army after high school.  On October 23, 1953 he married Phyllis P. Vogel. They were married for 66 years before her death in 2021.  Ralph worked at Ervin Industries in Adrian, MI for 40 years.  He was a member of the Chelsea First Congregational Church.