In Remembrance

Member Name: Frank Zaleski
Passed away: 04/29/2021
Funeral Details:

Memorial Visitation will be held Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 1:00pm until 4:00pm at the Highland Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, 3295 E. Highland Road, Highland. Click here for obituary.


Remarks:

Brother Zaleski was initiated into Local 98 on December 14th, 1978 and retired on April 1st, 2012. Brother Zaleski was a 42 year member.


Member Name: Scott Rouse
Passed away: 04/21/2021
Funeral Details:

His family has entrusted Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer with cremation. No formal services are scheduled at this time. Please reach out to the family member you know, with your support. Condolences and memories may be left at MuirBrothersLapeer.com.


Remarks:

Brother Rouse was initiated into Local 98 on November 9th, 1995 and was a 25 year member.


Member Name: James “Jimmy” Earles
Passed away: 04/16/2021
Funeral Details:

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Parkinson’s Foundation, St. Jude’s or Hospice of the Calumet Area.

A Celebration of Life will be held in Michigan at a future date to be determined.


Remarks:

Brother Earles was initiated into Local 98 on February 23th, 1956 and retired on December 1st, 1992. Brother Earles became a life member on September 13th, 2012 and was a 65 year member.


Member Name: Richard Copes
Passed away: 04/12/2021
Funeral Details:

Arrangements are pending. Click here for obituary.


Remarks:

Brother Copes was initiated into Local 98 on January 27th, 1966 and retired on June 1st, 2002. Brother Copes was a 32 year member.


Member Name: Richard Yeager
Passed away: 04/03/2021
Funeral Details:

Services are pending at this time. Please click here for Brother Yeager’s obituary.


Remarks:

Brother Yeager was initiated into Local 777 on October 18th, 1972 and merged with Local 98 on December 1st, 1972. Brother Yeager retired on November 1st, 2009 and was a 48 year member.


Member Name: Michael J Loftus
Passed away: 03/23/2021
Funeral Details:

Funeral Saturday 12:00pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Township) 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd. To honor Michael wearing golf attire is encouraged. In lieu of flowers, Donations to The Michael J. Loftus Memorial Scholarship for Caddies are greatly appreciated. Click here for obituary.


Remarks:

Brother Loftus was initiated into Local 98 on February 8th, 1968 and retired on October 1st, 2002. Brother Loftus became a life member on February 8th, 2018 and was a 53 year member.


Member Name: Ethridge Ford
Passed away: 02/16/2021
Funeral Details:
Remarks:

Brother Ford was initiated into Local 98 on September 26th, 1968 and retired on July 1st, 2007. Brother Ford became a life member on September 26th, 2018 and was a 52 year member.


Member Name: William Pote
Passed away: 02/16/2021
Funeral Details:
Remarks:

Brother Pote was initiated into Local 98 on March 11th, 1965 and retired on January 1st, 2004. Brother Pote was a 55 year member and is the brother of Local 98 member James Pote.


Member Name: Eugene Burke
Passed away: 02/09/2021
Funeral Details:

Services will be held at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, in summer or early fall. Click here for Brother Burke’s obituary.


Remarks:

Brother Burke was initiated into Local 98 on July 14th, 1966 and retired on January 1st, 1999. Brother Burke became a life member on July 14th, 2016 and was a 54 year member.


Member Name: Robert Sich
Passed away: 01/31/2021
Funeral Details:
Remarks:

Brother Sich was initiated into Local 98 on January 13th, 1966 and retired on December 1st, 2006. Brother Sich became a life member on January 13th, 2016 and was a 55 year member.


Member Name: Randolph Stone
Passed away: 01/30/2021
Funeral Details:
Remarks:

Brother Stone was initiated into Local 98 on May 14th, 1964 and retired on January 1st, 2005. Brother Stone became a life member on May 14th, 2014 and was a 56 year member.


Member Name: Henry Roose
Passed away: 01/25/2021
Funeral Details:
Remarks:

Brother Roose was initiated into Local 98 on March 20th, 1947 and retired on March 20, 1972. Brother Roose became a life member on March 20th, 1997 and was a 73 year member.


Member Name: Thomas Hrlic
Passed away: 01/19/2021
Funeral Details:
Remarks:

Brother Hrlic was initiated into Local 98 on March 26th, 1970 and retired on June 1st, 2009. Brother Hrlic was a 50 year member.


Member Name: John Saie
Passed away: 01/13/2021
Funeral Details:
Remarks:

Brother Saie was initiated into Local 98 on September 24th, 1953 and retired on November 1st, 1992. Brother Saie became a life member on September 24th, 2003 and was a 67 year member.