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.

Herman J. Anderson, P10173, of Harper Woods, died March 10, 2018. He was born in 1935, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1958.

Robert J. Attaway, P10291, of Naples, FL, died September 3, 2017. He was born in 1940 and was admitted to the Bar in 1966.

Carl B. Bolden Jr., P10964, of Detroit, died January 25, 2018. He was born in 1933, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Bryan J. Borchardt, P42836, of Glen Arbor, died October 1, 2017. He was born in 1963, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1989.

Hon. Michael W. Bradley, P11100, of Westland, died February 7, 2018. He was born in 1929, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1959.

Ingrid K. Brey, P27673, of Grosse Pointe Park, died December 4, 2017. She was born in 1953, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1977.

Charles J. Carson, P11679, of Birmingham, died October 8, 2017. He was born in 1938, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1966.

Gordon H. Cunningham, P12395, of Holland, died January 6, 2018. He was born in 1930, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1956.

James R. Daoust, P12492, of Mount Clemens, died September 8, 2017. He was born in 1922, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1950.

Christine A. Daskas, P52757, of Birmingham, died April 7, 2018. She was born in 1969, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1995.

Bettye S. Elkins, P13145, of Ann Arbor, died March 20, 2018. She was born in 1941, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1971.

John E. English, P13196, of Grosse Pointe Farms, died January 24, 2018. He was born in 1935 and was admitted to the Bar in 1961.

J. Andre Friedlis, P13716, of Lansing, died February 8, 2018. He was born in 1944, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Whitmore Gray, P14299, of Ann Arbor, died March 4, 2018. He was born in 1932, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1958.

Phyllis D. Groenewoud, P27369, of Wesley Chapel, FL, died September 11, 2017. She was born in 1943, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1977.

Samuel R. Henderson, P14863, of Saint Joseph, died January 11, 2018. He was born in 1935 and was admitted to the Bar in 1967.

Bruce H. Hoffman, P44005, of Sterling Heights, died January 12, 2018. He was born in 1952 and was admitted to the Bar in 1990.

Esther O. Igwe, P61786, of Troy, died September 23, 2017. She was born in 1960, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 2000.

Alexander J. Jemal Jr., P15479, of Bloomfield Hills, died January 15, 2018. He was born in 1928, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1951.

William P. Jennings Jr., P32116, of West Branch, died October 13, 2017. He was born in 1955 and was admitted to the Bar in 1980.

Hon. Allen E. Keyes, P15931, of Fort Gratiot, died March 13. 2018. He was born in 1926, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1957.

William H. Laitinen Jr., P16349, of Novi, died January 1, 2018. He was born in 1942 and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Hon. Frederick M. Lewis, P16631, of Muskegon, died February 28, 2018. He was born in 1923, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1951.

Joseph W. Malleck, P22795, of Lakewood, FL, died January 30. 2018. He was born in 1933 and was admitted to the Bar in 1973.

Patrick D. McCoy, P29322, of Saginaw, died September 30, 2017. He was born in 1939, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1978.

Thomas S. Michael, P40019, of Mount Clemens, died October 2, 2017. He was born in 1959, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1987.

Larry J. Nobach, P18314, of Eastport, died February 5, 2018. He was born in 1939, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1966.

Carrie A. O’Reilly, P66840, of Hamilton, MT, died March 18, 2018. She was born in 1978 and was admitted to the Bar in 2004.

Theodore P. Panaretos, P18612, of Madison, MS, died January 22, 2018. He was born in 1928, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1972.

Ronald R. Pawlak, P18727, of Harbor Springs, died January 16, 2018. He was born in 1925, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1955.

Scott E. Paye, P44977, of Lake Orion, died September 22, 2017. He was born in 1954, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in1992.

Lloyd E. Powell, P19054, of Ann Arbor, died February 23, 2018. He was born in 1927, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1972.

Sinclair Powell, P25769, of Ann Arbor, died September 13, 2017. He was born in 1922 and was admitted to the Bar in 1949.

Walter B. Ranney, P31853, of Ann Arbor, died September 25, 2017. He was born in 1955, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1980.

Gregory J. Rapp, P25794, of Grand Rapids, died February 19, 2018. He was born in 1951, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1975.

Hon. Richard M. Skutt, P20564, of Detroit, died February 5, 2018. He was born in 1947, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1972.

Mark Jacob Thomas, P28644, of Glenview, IL, died February 2, 2018. He was born in 1951, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1978.

Gerald G. Vairo, P21690, of Lake Linden, died September 8, 2017. He was born in 1940 and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

Neal C. Villhauer, P38492, of East Lansing, died January 13, 2018. He was born in 1953, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1985.

Alan S. Wortman, P36672, of Bloomfield Hills, died September 1, 2017. He was born in 1944, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1984.

James E. Wunderly, P52846, of Kalamazoo, died February 22, 2018. He was born in 1931, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1995.

Timothy Young, P22657, of Livonia, died February 20, 2018. He was born in 1947, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1972.

From the March 2018 Bar Journal

Loretta M. Ames, P30242, of Detroit, died November 7, 2017. She was born in 1953, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1979.

Glenn Aylsworth, P10316, of Traverse City, died October 6, 2017. He was born in 1924, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1955.

Robert F. Biolchini, P75857, of Tulsa, OK, died November 8, 2017. He was born in 1939 and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

Earl W. Bower, P11054, of Saint Clair Shores, died September 10, 2017. He was born in 1928, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

Hon. John B. Collins, P12064, of Ypsilanti, died December 14, 2017. He was born in 1934 and was admitted to the Bar in 1963.

Hon. Mary P. Costello, P12245, of Monroe, died January 25, 2018. She was born in 1928 and was admitted to the Bar in 1967.

Dawn D. Crichton, P64214, of Fenton, died January 12, 2018. She was born in 1955, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 2002.

David J. Dykhouse, P13058, of Petoskey, died September 15, 2017. He was born in 1936, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1962.

William S. Easton, P13081, of Port Huron, died August 8, 2017. He was born in 1936 and was admitted to the Bar in 1969.

Gary M. Felder, P24709, of Detroit, died October 29, 2017. He was born in 1950 and was admitted to the Bar in 1975.

Elaine Ference, P48421, of Saline, died September 21, 2017. She was born in 1944, graduated from the University Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1993.

John D. Garand, P13836, of Oregon, OH, died January 10, 2018. He was born in 1943 and was admitted to the Bar in 1971.

Stephen P. Hayman, P14777, of Southfield, died December 6, 2017. He was born in 1940, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

Michele J. Hebner, P58509, of Escanaba, died January 5, 2018. She was born in 1967, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 2000.

Donna C. Hellman, P56941, of Lansing died July 4, 2017. She was born in 1960, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 2000.

Robert J. Henderson, P14868, of Jackson, WY, died December 11, 2017. He was born in 1933, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1958.

David J. Herrick, P40223, of Niagara, WI, died October 12, 2017. He was born in 1945 and was admitted to the Bar in 1987.

Rudy J. Huizenga, P26718, of Troy, died October 17, 2017. He was born in 1947, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1976.

John Anthony Kern, P76198, of Panama City, FL, died November 3, 2017. He was born in 1952 and was admitted to the Bar in 2012.

Derrick P. Mayes, P37624, of Detroit, died August 14, 2017. He was born in 1958 and was admitted to the Bar in 1985.

John G. McCarthy, P33980, of Traverse City, died November 15, 2017. He was born in 1951 and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

David I. Megdell, P17585, of Flushing, died December 7, 2017. He was born in 1943 and was admitted to the Bar in 1970.

Frederick M. Ritchie, P19470, of Northville, died December 19, 2017. He was born in 1925 and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Abraham M. Seidermann, P35066, of West Bloomfield, died December 16, 2017. He was born in 1952, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1983.

Mary F. Solis, P34958, of Muskegon, died January 6, 2018. She was born in 1953, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

Kathleen A. Stone, P31034, of Saint Claire Shores, died December 22, 2017. She was born in 1947, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1979.

Steve G. Stylianou, P28098, of Dearborn, died December 29, 2017. He was born in 1944, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1977.

Roger G. Thurston III, P21447, of Washington, DC, died December 15, 2017. He was born in 1941 and was admitted to the Bar in 1971.

Hon. Richard D. Wells, P22177, of Dewitt, died January28, 2018. He was born in 1941, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1966.

R. Thomas Whittaker, P33293, of Midland, died December 23, 2017. He was born in 1956 and was admitted to the Bar in 1981.