News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Koko, who understands spoken English and expresses human emotions, hadn’t smiled for seven months. Then she met Robin Williams.
Jennifer Hutcheson knew she had little time on July 6 when she married her longtime fiancé and became Mrs. Allen Korth. She died Monday.
Dick Wagner, remembered as one of rock ‘n’ roll’s best guitarists, has died. He was 71.
Boomer assisted in several high-profile arrests.
The city's first female leader passed away June 29 at age 60.
Owner of Niki's Restaurant in Royal Oak for 27 years died on Monday.
These obituaries were published on the websites of local funeral homes from May 15-22.
These obituaries were published on the websites of local funeral homes from May 6-13.
These obituaries were published on the websites of local funeral homes from April 21-27.
These obituaries were published from April 14-20.
These obituaries were published on the websites of local funeral homes from April 1-8.
Coyne served as a former board chairman and director of Ferndale-based Credit Union ONE.
Mahan was the public address announcer for Ferndale athletic events since 1947.
Dennis Hoeppner, 72, died early Monday morning.
Visitation for longtime resident Robert J. Paczkowski will be held from 2-9 p.m. Wednesday at Spaulding and Curtin Funeral Directors in Ferndale.
Donald Gattes, 49, of Ferndale, died Sunday while leaving work. "He was truly a wonderful person," said City Manager April Lynch.