Recent Obituaries

Margaret "Maggie" McCrossin


Age 92, died peacefully Friday, April 22, 2016 at Linden Square Assisted Living in Saline. She was born October 24, 1923 in Peterhead, Scotland, the daughter of Robert & Ann (Henderson) Anderson.  Maggie immigrated to Highland Park, MI in 1929.  She graduated from Highland Park High in 1941 and served the U.S. Marine Corps as a Corporal throughout WWII. Maggie was passionate about her work at Henry Ford Middle School and Graebner Elementary. She also loved her time and friends at her cottage in Stoney Point, Canada.

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Barbara J. Stepp

of Clarklake, MI, formerly of Chelsea, age 77, died Monday, April 25, 2016 at her home in Clarklake, Michigan. She was born January 19, 1939 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the daughter of Ray A. & Beatrice L. (Welch) Oesterle. Mrs. Stepp was a resident of Chelsea most of her life. She was a housewife and mother. She loved to play bingo and feed her birds.   

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Paul G. Schaible Jr.

of Chelsea, age 86, died Monday, April 25, 2016 at Silver Maples of Chelsea. He was born December 23, 1929 in Ann Arbor, the son of Paul G., Sr. & Martha (Groggel) Schaible. Paul graduated from Chelsea High School in 1947.  He went on to graduate from the University of Michigan Business School with a BBA in 1951, and from Northwestern University with a MBA in 1952. Paul taught at the Finance School at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis from 1952-54. In 1956, he and his wife, Shirley, moved back to Chelsea, where Paul went to work at Chelsea State Bank. Paul served on the bank board for many years, and served as Bank President from 1985-93.  He retired in 1994, but continued as Chairman of the Board until 2005.

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Elise Adele Moretti

age 105, formerly of Lexington, KY and Detroit, MI went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 20th, 2016 in Chelsea, MI after living a long, happy and fulfilling life. Daughter of Ernest and Isabel Bureau, she was born on May 29th, 1910 under the tail of Halley’s comet. She was a University of Kentucky graduate with degrees in Engineering and Mathematics. Loving wife and mother, Elise was known for her sunny smile, servant heart and desire to give back to her community. Elise volunteered for FISH, Meals On Wheels, her local church and was an active member of the Chelsea Retirement Community for 16 years.

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