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Joe Hadley

Of Grass Lake, MI, age 77, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at his home. He was born September 17, 1946 in Whitmore Lake, Michigan, the son of Harry L. & Beulah M. (Lindsay) Hadley Sr. Joe attended both Chelsea High School and Grass Lake High School. He enlisted in the US Army right after high school, and served in Alaska in Military Intelligence.   Joe worked  Central Fiber in Chelsea. He became a carpenter, building houses in the Chelsea/Grass Lake area, working as “Joe Hadley & Sons” with Harry & Brent. He loved being outside, riding horses, and coon hunting. He also did drag racing with stock cars. Joe enjoyed spending time with his family, and had a great sense of humor.

Dianne Arlene Kuhl

of Dexter, Michigan, age 74, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at her home. She was born June 17, 1949, in Bottineau, North Dakota, the daughter of Everett Joseph and Gladys Arlene (Monson) Solper.

Dianne graduated from Bottineau High School in 1967. She worked at MacDee’s in Chelsea, and Rick’s Market. She then became a letter carrier for the US Postal Service, working in Chelsea for most of her career, retiring after 30 years. Dianne was a Union Steward, Health Benefits Representative, and a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary. Dianne enjoyed sewing and quilting and was in a quilting club. She loved to garden, growing her own fruits and vegetables, canning, and then sharing them with others. She also loved her plants and flowers which she enjoyed sharing. Dianne showed up for her family, no matter what. She was very caring and extremely generous. Dianne was someone who went out of her way to share what she had with anyone who had a need.

John “Jack” Raymond Kehoe

Age 90, formerly of Chelsea, MI, Jack passed away at his residence at Tiger Lily Estates in Cartersville, GA on Thursday, September 7, 2023, which was the day of his 90th birthday. He was born in Albany, NY, the firstborn child of the late John Atkins Kehoe and Rosina Marie Altschaeffl Kehoe.

Due primarily to his years in sales and sales management, Jack lived in 8 different states throughout the years: Albany and Syracuse, NY; Waltham, MA; Columbus, GA; Indianapolis, IN; St. Clair, MI; Charlotte, NC; Cuyahoga Falls and Toledo, OH; Libertyville, IL; and moved back to MI to retire in Chelsea, MI.

In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his first wife, Carol Ann Finkbeiner Kehoe, second wife, Barbara Jean Bather Kehoe, Robert C. Kehoe (brother), Mary Agnes Kehoe (sister), and John “Jack” Carl Kehoe (son).

Alexander Czinski

Age 66, died Tuesday, September 12, 2023 unexpectedly at his home. Alexander was born August 1, 1957 in Lansing, Michigan, the son of Stanley and Mary (Bilak) Czinski.

Al was a graduate of Huron High School. During his working life, he worked as a warehouse supervisor for Hutzel Plumbing and Heating before his retirement. “Big Al” loved riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, traveling the world with Barbara, and visiting family.

Roger Allan Hoxie

Age 75, died Saturday, September 2, 2023 at Mission Point of Superior Woods. He was born August 16, 1948 in Carson City, Michigan, the son of Allan Rennie and Helen Arlene (Pike) Hoxie.

Roger graduated from Paw Paw high school in 1966. He joined the United States Army in January 1967 and served during the Vietnam war. Roger then served in the United States Army Reserve from December 1969 through January 1973. Roger left the Army in January 1973 and worked in Van Buren County from 1973 until 1977. Roger then joined the Michigan National Guard in September 1976. While he was part of the National Guard, he attended college at Davenport where he earned an associates degree in business administration and business management. Roger retired from the Michigan National Guard with the rank of sergeant first class in July 2005. Altogether, Roger served honorably in armed forces for over 34 years. Roger was a member of Bethlehem United Church of Christ in Ann Arbor and the Kiwanis Club in Jackson. He loved to fish, play softball, golf, and bowl. In fact, Roger began bowling at the age of five and had accumulated 5 300 games. He was an avid Michigan fan, attending many games at the Big House. Roger was friendly and outgoing. He loved to talk to anyone and enjoyed sharing his many stories with them.