April 2021

Donald "Don" James Emeott

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at the age of 87 years. Donald James Emeott was born on November 14, 1933, in Saginaw, Michigan, to the late Francis and Inez (Champlin) Emeott. He was a proud 1952 graduate of Hemlock High School. Don honorably served his country by enlisting in the United States Navy Reserve, serving from May 1952 to August 1959. He married the love of his life, “his bride”, Janet Lee Brush on June 26, 1954, at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Saginaw; she survives him. (click here for more information)

Paul A. Yelle

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021 at his home. Age 84 years. The son of the late Peter and Grace (Naffie) Yelle, Paul was born August 13, 1936. He attended St. James School in Bay City. Paul served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was a member of American Legion Post #439. He married Diana J. Carl on January 25, 1969. She survives him. He had been employed at Grey Iron Foundry for 35 years. Paul was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council #4232, 4th Degree Msgr. Horton Assembly, Sons of Italy, and Moose Lodge #82. He enjoyed golf, bowling and woodworking. (click here for more information)

Regina Ann Bishop

Loving mother and grandmother passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Age 75 years. The daughter of the late Robert and Jean (Leachman) Sonntag, Regina was born September 5, 1945 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was employed by the Saginaw County Prosecutor’s Office and Saginaw County Sherriff Department for 23 years retiring in 2003. Jean Ann was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. (click here for more information)

Richard John Buska

The son of the late John and Clara (Czech) Buska, Richard was born on May 8, 1929 in Hatley, Wisconsin. He proudly served in the United States Air Force in Korea, during the Korean War. Returning from Korea, Richard was stationed at the Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Oscoda, Michigan; where he met Jacqueline B. Parker. He was honorably discharge on February 15, 1955. Richard married his loving wife, Jacqueline, on May 7, 1955, at St. Casimir Catholic Church, Saginaw, Michigan; she survives him. He retired from Michigan Bell Telephone Company. Richard enjoyed golfing, fishing, tending to his backyard birds, working in the yard and gardening. Above all, Richard cherished the time spent with his family, especially his grandchildren. (click here for more information)