In Memoriam


The following represents those members of the State Bar of Michigan whose death has been communicated to us. To notify us of the passing of a loved one or colleague, please email barjournal@michbar.org.



Penny R. Beardslee, P44363, of Detroit, died July 9, 2020. She was born in 1964, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1991.

George W. Beeby, P10320, of Traverse City, died September 15, 2020. He was born in 1947, graduated from the Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1972.

Lamont C. BeGole, P10628, of Morrice, died February 29, 2020. He was born in 1921, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1952.

Thomas J. Brady, P11112, of Pikesville, TN, died July 20. 2020. He was born in 1936, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1963.

Robert E. Bright, P11202, of Saginaw, died July 31, 2020. He was born in 1923, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1951.

Patricia B. Campbell, P25351, of Grosse Pointe Woods, died August 12, 2020. She was born in 1932, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1975.

William J. Caprathe, P11596, of Bay City, died August 15, 2020. He was born in 1939, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

Carol J. Chase, P31977, of Grand Rapids, died September 1, 2020. She was born in 1953, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1980.

Bill E. Citron, P11905, of Farmington Hills, died May 9, 2020. He was born in 1928, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1958.

Kimberly A. Gibbs, P55942, of Royal Oak, died August 20, 2020. She was born in 1972, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1998.

Deborah E. Green, P41876, of Ann Arbor, died August 17, 2020. She was born in 1948, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1988.

Joseph L. Hardig Jr., P14634, of Warren, died May 14, 2020. He was born in 1927, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1954.

Steven C. Kirschner, P29592, of Waterford, died July 10, 2020. He was born in 1953, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1979.

Thomas Klein, P16043, of Bloomfield, died July 3, 2020. He was born in 1935, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1962.

Daniel P. Marsh, P45304, of Shelby Township, died March 31, 2020. He was born in 1963, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1991.

F. William McKee Sr., P17462, of Petosky, died August 15, 2020. He was born in 1931, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1956.

Bruce F. Nelson, P18225, of Bloomfield Hills, died April 10, 2020. He was born in 1927 and was admitted to the Bar in 1958.

Michael E. Paddon, P25909, of Bloomfielid Hills, died June 1, 2020. He was born in 1949, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1976.

Gerald P. Peplowski, P18776, of Grosse Pointe, died March 17, 2020. He was born in 1940, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Thomas F. Quinn Jr., P19163, of Colleyville, died April 8, 2020. He was born in 1931, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1957.

Morden P. Schuur, P20118, of Kalamazoo, died May 4, 2020. He was born in 1920 and was admitted to the Bar in 1949.

Mark A. Sokoloff, P27395, of Port Huron, died May 24, 2020. He was born in 1946, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1977.

Martin M. Summer, P21160, of Clarkston, died September 16, 2020. He was born in 1937, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1961.

William E. Taylor, P55402, of Addison, TX, died March 1, 2020. He was born in 1967 and was admitted to the Bar in 1996.

John D. Tully, P21617, of Grand Rapids, died August 29, 2020. He was born in 1939, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1966.

Ralph O. Wilbur, P22310, of Merritt, died April 1, 2020. He was born in 1938, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1964.

Peter M. Zaums, P23639, of Lambertville, died August 9, 2020. He was born in 1944 and was admitted to the Bar in 1973.

From the September 2020 Bar Journal

Francisco A. Antonelli, P30635, of Lapeer, died July 13, 2020. He was born in 1953 and was admitted to the Bar in 1979.

Arthur Bowman Jr., P37206 of Detroit, died May 1, 2020. He was born in 1954, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1984.

Thomas P. Brady, P31552, of Birmingham, died April 22, 2020. He was born in 1949, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1980.

Jeffrey R. Coval, P38549, of Troy, died April 2, 2020. He was born in 1954, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the bar in 1985.

Kenneth E. Dyer, P27118, of Turlock, CA, died July 15, 2020. He was born in 1926 and was admitted to the Bar in 1977.

James C. Herrinton, P14899, of Walnut Creek, CA, died June 28, 2020. He was born in 1929, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1953.

Sherman J. Hirchman, P15002, of Oldsmar, FL, died May 10, 2020. He was born in 1935, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1959.

Jayne E. Mackowiak, P37383, of Escanaba, died July 22, 2020. She was born in 1959, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1985.

Jerome Lee Margraf, P69419, of Elkhart, IN, died March 24, 2020. He was born in 1945 and was admitted to the Bar in 2006.