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In Memoriam

The following represents those members of the State Bar of Michigan whose death has been communicated to us. We sincerely apologize if we have omitted your deceased loved one or colleague.

James S. Ake, P10078, of Grand Blanc, died September 25, 2013. He was born in 1944, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1970.

David W. Allard, P23288, of Detroit, died October 6, 2013. He was born in 1947, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1973.

William N. Azkoul, P10318, of Grand Rapids, died May 22, 2013. He was born in 1924, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1950.

Charles M. Bayer, P10566, of Detroit, died February 14, 2014. He was born in 1924, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1951.

Roger W. Boer, P10926, of East Grand Rapids, died August 29, 2013. He was born in 1934, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1961.

Richard O. Breithart, P11158, of North Palm Beach, FL, died January 24, 2014. He was born in 1929, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1957.

Hon. Robert B. Brzezinski, P11336, of Waterford, died August 31, 2013. He was born in 1936, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1962.

Frederick G. Buesser III, of Oak Park, died August 29, 2013. He was born in 1941, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1967.

Charles Fenton Clarke Jr., P11943, of Cleveland, OH, died January 17, 2014. He was born in 1916, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1940.

Leon S. Cohan, P12009, of Detroit, died June 4, 2013. He was born in 1929, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1953.

James H. Cook, P12176, of Harrisville, died September 15, 2013. He was born in 1934, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1967.

William H. Dance, P12469, of Detroit, died January 15, 2014. He was born in 1921, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1953.

Virginia C. Dare, P12499, of Grosse Pointe, died February 9, 2014. She was born in 1928, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1957.

Ronald A. DeLamielleure, of Canton, died September 23, 2013. He was born in 1936, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Michael W. Donovan, P32533, of Grand Rapids, died October 5, 2013. He was born in 1955 and was admitted to the Bar in 1981.

Leonard R. Eston, P13231, of Oak Park, died September 15, 2013. He was born in 1947, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1973.

Gerald S. Endler, PL1019, of Ann Arbor, died July 4, 2013. He was born in 1958 and was admitted to the Bar in 2003.

R. Emmet Hannick, P14614, of Berlin, died September 30, 2013. He was born in 1941, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1970.

H. Van Den Berg Hatch, P14733, of Parchment, died October 11, 2013. He was born in 1932, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1956.

Roy C. Hayes, P14773, of Charlevoix, died October 10, 2013. He was born in 1940, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1966.

William F. Hendry III, P38685, of Northport, died January 17, 2014. He was born in 1954, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1986.

John T. Horiszny, P27848, of Swartz Creek, died January 27, 2014. He was born in 1951, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1977.

Ray C. Hotchkiss, P15149, of Plano, TX, died December 16, 2013. He was born in 1929, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1959.

Charles W. Jennings, P15490, of Traverse City, died June 4, 2013. He was born in 1937, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1970.

Kenneth B. Johnson, P15531, of Jackson, died July 3, 2013. He was born in 1918, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1942.

Ronald L. Joseph, P15609, of Flint, died September 3, 2013. He was born in 1930 and was admitted to the Bar in 1957.

Yale Leland Kerby, P15905, of Uvalde, TX, died July 31, 2013. He was born in 1925 and was admitted to the Bar in 1952.

Bruce T. Leitman, P16541, of Franklin, died December 7, 2013. He was born in 1940, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1967.

Chokwe Lumumba, P25914, of Jackson, MS, died February 25, 2014. He was born in 1947, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1976.

Kenneth B. McConnell, P17326, of McMillan, died September 28, 2013. He was born in 1928, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1955.

Hon. Marion Moore, P17933, of Bloomfield Hills, died April 16, 2013. She was born in 1929, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1971.

Harold Norris, P18341, of Bloomfield Hills, died October 14, 2013. He was born in 1918 and was admitted to the Bar in 1948.

Fay A. O’Hare, P18442, of Detroit, died September 17, 2013. She was born in 1929, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1962.

John J. Olszewski, P18488, of Milwaukee, WI, died October 3, 2013. He was born in 1923, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1956.

Norman R. Robiner, P19515, of Bingham Farms, died September 24, 2013. He was born in 1937, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1966.

John C. Shea, P20313, of Park Ridge, IL, died September 23, 2013. He was born in 1930, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1955.

Ralph Slovenko, P26602, of Detroit, died November 3, 2013. He was born in 1926 and was admitted to the Bar in 1976.

LeeRoy Harold Temowski, P21324, of Utica, died February 20, 2014. He was born in 1927, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1956.

Carl E. Thelen, P26034, of Estero, FL, died February 13, 2014. He was born in 1929, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1976.

Adrian R. Vincent, P23171, of Douglas, died September 12, 2013. He was born in 1948, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1973.

Holli J. Wallace, P62946, of Freeland, died October 16, 2013. She was born in 1976, graduated from Michigan State University College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 2004.

Louis E. Wirbel, P22461, of Crossville, TN, died February 3, 2014. He was born in 1928, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1952.

In the March Bar Journal:

Austin G. Anderson, P24285, of Ann Arbor, died January 19, 2014. He was born in 1931 and was admitted to the Bar in 1958.

Hon. Patricia J. Boyle, P11084, of Birmingham, died January 13, 2014. She was born in 1937, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1964.

Jerome E. Burns, P11431, of Saginaw, died October 2, 2013. He was born in 1933, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1961.

Mark A. Capaldi, P38646, of Auburn Hills, died December 11, 2013. He was born in 1958, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1986.

Joseph L. Chylinski, P11885, of Clinton Township, died October 21, 2013. He was born in 1931, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

Virginia A. Cullman, P45508, of Naples, FL, died December 17, 2013. She was born in 1940, graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1991.

Charles J. Daudert, P12516, of Detroit, died November 25, 2013. He was born in 1935, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

Hon. Douglas A. Dehn, P12631, of Vero Beach, FL, died October 15, 2013. He was born in 1920, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1949.

E. Joseph Gidcumb, P47647, of Burton, died December 12, 2013. He was born in 1958, graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1993.

Jeanne Bowler Gisvold, P48254, of Mount Pleasant, died January 3, 2014. She was born in 1939 and was admitted to the Bar in 1993.

Jack R. Hendrickson, Jr., P29193, of Ann Arbor, died December 30, 2013. He was born in 1953, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1978.

Stuart E. Hertzberg, P14911, of Novi, died November 4, 2013. He was born in 1926, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1952.

Richard J. Lauer, P40315, of Indianapolis, died October 14, 2013. He was born in 1956, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1987.

Richard A. Librizzi, P34975, of Holt, died December 9, 2013. He was born in 1936, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1983.

Timothy M. Lynch, P39910, of Saginaw, died December 31, 2013. He was born in 1949, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1987.

William R. McBrearty Jr., P43445, of Saint Clair Shores, died January 22, 2014. He was born in 1960, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1990.

Lorrey Michela, P32293, of Jackson, died January 11, 2014. She was born in 1955, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1980.

John H. Murphy, P18096, of Rochester Hills, died November 14, 2013. He was born in 1941, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Max R. Murphy, P18106, of Holland, died October 30, 2013. He was born in 1934 and was admitted to the Bar in 1960.

Bernard P. Penzien, P23325, of Imlay City, died August 13, 2013. He was born in 1947, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1973.

Riley P. Richard, P23822, of Livonia, died January 12, 2014. He was born in 1944, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1974.

Joanne Fitzgerald Ross, P36019, of Detroit, died January 27, 2014. She was born in 1957, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1983.

James L. Schueler, P 20083, of Saint Clair Shores, died December 19, 2013. He was born in 1921, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1947.

Marvin D. Sharon, P23880, of Royal Oak, died January 4, 2014. He was born in 1948, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1974.

Donald Howard Stolberg, P40698, of Detroit, died December 17, 2013. He was born in 1959, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1987.

Hon. Leonard Townsend, P21524, of Detroit, died December 30, 2013. He was born in 1934, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and as admitted to the Bar in 1960.

George M. Tunison, P21619, of Saginaw, died December 16, 2013. He was born in 1919, graduated from the University of Michigan law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1942.

Robert J. Van Leuven, P21760, of Muskegon, died October 12, 2013. He was born in 1931, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1957.

Christopher S. Varjabedian, P34744, of Southfield, died September 6, 2013. He was born in 1957, graduated from Wayne State University law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

Jack F. Vogl, P29584, of Okemos, died December 25, 2013. He was born in 1950, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1979.

R. Eric Vogt, P26057, of Houston, TX, died December 3, 2013. He was born in 1950 and was admitted to the Bar in 1976.

Paul A. Wilbur, P29608, of Fairfax, VA, died November 18, 2013. He was born in 1948, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1978.

     

 

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