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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Watch Robin Williams Laugh It Up with Talking Gorilla Koko

Watch Robin Williams Laugh It Up with Talking Gorilla Koko

Koko, who understands spoken English and expresses human emotions, hadn’t smiled for seven months. Then she met Robin Williams.
Woman Loses Battle with Cancer a Month After Dream Wedding

Woman Loses Battle with Cancer a Month After Dream Wedding

Jennifer Hutcheson knew she had little time on July 6 when she married her longtime fiancé and became Mrs. Allen Korth. She died Monday.
'He is Irreplaceable': Dick Wagner Dies At 71

'He is Irreplaceable': Dick Wagner Dies At 71

Dick Wagner, remembered as one of rock ‘n’ roll’s best guitarists, has died. He was 71.
Oakland County Sheriff's Office Reports Death of Police Dog, Boomer

Oakland County Sheriff's Office Reports Death of Police Dog, Boomer

Boomer assisted in several high-profile arrests.
Ferndale City Council Honors Late Mayor Pamela McCullough

Ferndale City Council Honors Late Mayor Pamela McCullough

The city's first female leader passed away June 29 at age 60.
Obituary: Atanas

Obituary: Atanas "Tony" Iljkoski, 68

Owner of Niki's Restaurant in Royal Oak for 27 years died on Monday.
This Week's Ferndale Obituaries

This Week's Ferndale Obituaries

These obituaries were published on the websites of local funeral homes from May 15-22.
This Week's Ferndale Obituaries

This Week's Ferndale Obituaries

These obituaries were published on the websites of local funeral homes from May 6-13.
In Memorial: This Week's Ferndale Obituaries

In Memorial: This Week's Ferndale Obituaries

These obituaries were published on the websites of local funeral homes from April 21-27.
In Memorial: This Week's Ferndale Obituaries

In Memorial: This Week's Ferndale Obituaries

These obituaries were published from April 14-20.
In Memorial: This Week's Ferndale Obituaries

In Memorial: This Week's Ferndale Obituaries

These obituaries were published on the websites of local funeral homes from April 1-8.
Former Ferndale Superintendent William Coyne Dies at Age 78

Former Ferndale Superintendent William Coyne Dies at Age 78

Coyne served as a former board chairman and director of Ferndale-based Credit Union ONE.
Ferndale 'Voice of the Eagles' Joe Mahan Dies at Age 86

Ferndale 'Voice of the Eagles' Joe Mahan Dies at Age 86

Mahan was the public address announcer for Ferndale athletic events since 1947.
'A True Gentleman': Ferndale Mourns Loss of Longtime Resident and Volunteer

'A True Gentleman': Ferndale Mourns Loss of Longtime Resident and Volunteer

Dennis Hoeppner, 72, died early Monday morning.
Former Ferndale Mayor Dies at Age 86

Former Ferndale Mayor Dies at Age 86

Visitation for longtime resident Robert J. Paczkowski will be held from 2-9 p.m. Wednesday at Spaulding and Curtin Funeral Directors in Ferndale.
Community Mourns Loss of Ferndale DPW Crew Leader

Community Mourns Loss of Ferndale DPW Crew Leader

Donald Gattes, 49, of Ferndale, died Sunday while leaving work. "He was truly a wonderful person," said City Manager April Lynch.