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.

Hon. Ross W. Campbell, P11565, of Ann Arbor, died April 6, 2017. He was born in 1923, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1955.

Hon. Judith J. Wood Carlson, P24150, of Frisco, CO, died January 12, 2017. She was born in 1947, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1974.

Kevin C. Clark, P66530, of Detroit, died May 5, 2017. He was born in 1973 and was admitted to the Bar in 2003.

Charles J. Cohen, P27259, of Southfield, died April 2, 2017. He was born in 1951, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1951.

James H. Coss, P12243, of Portage, died March 18, 2017. He was born in 1924, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1953.

Roger E. Craig, P12308, of Naples, FL, died December 17, 2016. He was born in 1933, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1956.

Barbara J. Crozier, P33309, of Spring Lake, died January 18, 2017. She was born in 1945, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1981.

Thomas E. Dolega, P38773, of Troy, died March 18, 2017. He was born in 1949, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1986.

Suzanne E. Dreifus, P40048, of West Bloomfield, died January 12, 2017. She was born in 1931, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1987.

David E. Dutcher, P13046, of Grand Rapids, died February 26, 2017. He was born in 1926, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1952.

Robert J. Eleveld, P13421, of Grand Rapids, died March 19, 2017. He was born in 1936, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1961.

Hon. Garfield W. Hood, P15101, of Englewood, FL, died April 21, 2017. He was born in 1945, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1972.

Richard L. Glazier, P60705, of Hartford, died April 17, 2017. He was born in 1949 and was admitted to the Bar in 2000.

Arnold M. Gordon, P14189, of West Bloomfield, died February 10. 2017. He was born in 1937, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1963.

Douglas Hamel, P29768, of Southgate, died December 13, 2016. He was born in 1947, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1979. 

Elizabeth Ann Haugen, P55591, of Traverse City, died March 17, 2017. She was born in 1965, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1996.

John J. Hebert, P14806, of Phoenix, AZ, died April 18, 2017. He was born in 1948 and was admitted to the Bar in 1973.

James T. Hogan, P40444, of Clinton Township, died April 8, 2017. He was born in 1959, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1987.

Donald W. Keim, P27854, of Detroit, died March 8, 2017. He was born in 1942, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1977.

Harry L. Lapham Jr., P24342, of Farmington, died December 14, 2016. He was born in 1949, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1974.

Hon. Tom H. Linck, P16686, of Waterford, died April 1, 2017. He was born in 1932 and was admitted to the Bar in 1959.

Bradley M. Lockwood, P32999, of Lansing, died May 4, 2017. He was born in 1957, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1981.

Ronald C. Love, P32032, of Grand Rapids, died March 29, 2017. He was born in 1948 and was admitted to the Bar in 1980.

George E. Montgomery, P17907, of Ann Arbor, died March 28, 2017. He was born in 1932, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1958.

Joseph R. Papp, P18625, of Beverly Hills, died March 20. 2017. He was born in 1930, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1959.

Donald N. Payne II, P18733, of Novi, died December 31, 2016. He was born in 1944, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1970.

Paul Allen Rosen, P19630, of Bingham Farms, died February 17, 2017. He was born in 1938, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1964.

Ralph S. Rumsey, P19760, of Gregory, died March 11, 2017. He was born in 1943, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1969.

Harold J. Spaeth, P33922, of East Lansing, died April 8, 2017. He was born in 1930, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

Arthur R. Spears Jr., P29922, of Pontiac, died April 10, 2017. He was born in 1952, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1979.

Graham A. Teague, P28902, of Adrian, died May 9, 2017. He was born in 1942 and was admitted to the Bar in 1978.

Michael H. Wampler, P36181, of Westland, died April 19, 2017. He was born in 1958, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1984.

Paula Silverman Weberman, P39041 of Farmington Hills, died February 15, 2017. She was born in 1943, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1986.

George L. Whitfield, P22273, of Grand Rapids, died March 13, 2017. He was born in 1938 and was admitted to the Bar in1963.

From the May 2017 Bar Journal

Brian T. Ahnger, P32151, of Saginaw, died January 25, 2017. He was born in 1950, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1980.

Charles H. Aymond, P10317, of Jackson, died January 25, 2017. He was born in 1941, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1965. 

Danny P. Barrett, P26241, of Brighton, died September 11, 2016. He was born in 1946, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1973.

Renald A. Benczkowski, P32215, of Rochester Hills, died on November 17, 2016. He was born in 1942, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1980.

Wanda M. Brush, P34270, of Laguna Woods, CA, died September 29, 2016. She was born in 1935, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

Dan Bully, P65359, of Southfield, died December 16, 2016. He was born in 1966, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 2003.

James Mathew Catchick, P11734, of Vero Beach, FL, died September 1, 2016. He was born in 1935 and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

Richard E. Cooley, P12190, of Grand Blanc, died December 14, 2016. He was born in 1935 and was admitted to the Bar in 1960.

George L. Downing, P12920, of Bay City, died January 27, 2017. He was born in 1927, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1956.

Joel R. Goodman, P14163, of Southfield, died February 13, 2017. He was born in 1941, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1969.

Hon. Charles W. Joiner, P15560, of Naples, FL, died March 10, 2017. He was born in 1916 and was admitted to the Bar in 1947.

Donna J. Lehl, P40013, of Saint Clair Shores, died October 22, 2016. She was born in 1949, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1987. 

Joseph P. McCarroll, P28083, of Grosse Pointe Park, died November 18, 2016. He was born in 1947, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1977.

Wendell A. Peterson, P23702, of Novi, died January 30, 2017. He was born in 1940, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1974.  

M. Jon Posner, P19024, of Southfield, died January 11, 2017. He was born in 1943, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1970.

J. Robert Rock, P19540, of Dearborn Heights, died January 9, 2017. He was born in 1931, Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1958.

Gary L. Sackett, P19829, of Livonia, died February 17, 2017. He was born in 1942, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Blakely C. Slater, P61746, of New Brunswick, NJ, died January 4, 2017. She was born in 1968, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 2000.  

Stanley E. Wise, P22469, of Southfield, died January 13, 2017. He was born in 1929, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1954.

Susan J. Zbikowski, P40471, of Southfield, died February 13, 2017. She was born in 1958, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1987.