A.F. Lucas, Supt.
Lillian A. Swanson, Sponsor
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Obituary for Hazel E. Needham
Hazel E. Needham, age 97, passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Bortz Nursing Home in West
Branch, MI. She was born to Gustav and Elizabeth Fach in Rose City, MI on May 4, 1917. Hazel lived in the Rose City - West
Branch area her whole life. She operated Needham’s Barber Shop in West Branch for more than 70 years and was one of
the first female barbers in the state of Michigan. Hazel was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, dabbled in real estate
and Needham’s Pottery Shop.
Hazel… is survived by her son, Dan (Sandy) Needham of West Branch, MI; grandsons: Jake and Daniel;
great grandchildren: Ashely, Jacey, and Bailey; great great grandchildren: Violet and Izabella; siblings Allan (Lucille)
Fach of Rose City and Gladys Baldwin of Sarasota, FL; and great-niece Kacie Fach. She is preceded in death by her husband,
Visitation at the Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch will begin on Tuesday, January
6, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Services will be on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John
Lutheran Church in West Branch with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be at Selkirk Cemetery. Reverend Howard
Travis will officiate.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the St. John Lutheran Church Fund.
|Hazel Fach Needham
|Mary Parliament Duggan
|July, 21, 1914-June 5, 2011
Mary F. Duggan, age 96 of West Branch, passed away Sunday June 5, 2011 at Bortz Health Care.
Mary was born July 21, 1914 in West Branch to Ray and Lucie (Rosebrugh) Parliament. She married Michael (Mickey) Duggan Jr.
on June 11, 1940 and they lived in Highland Park for several years, where Mary worked as a drug store clerk. She loved flowers,
playing cards, taking bus trips and attending the Seabees reunions with her husband. Mary was a happy, sunny person who was
loved by all.
Mary is survived by her sister, Inez (Jack) Schubert, class of 1938, of West Branch and her brothers,
D. Joe (Joyce) Parliament of Sanford and Dr. Burt Parliament, Class of 1942, of Flint. Also surviving are her sisters-in-law
Pat Parliament of West Branch and Charlotte Parliament of St. Charles and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death
by her husband Michael (Mickey) Duggan in 2000, her sister Beulah Gallagher and her brothers, Loren Parliament and John Parliament.
Visitation at the Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch will begin on Thursday, June 9, 2011
from 4-7 p.m. The Celebration of Life will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in West Branch. Mary will
lie in state at the church beginning at 10:00 a.m. Fr. Patrick Maher will officiate.
|Graduation Program Class of 1933
Top Row..Left to Right
Lucille Hamilton, Myrtle Lince,Cleo Adrian, Kenneth
King, Helen Parliament,Sherwood Hutchins,Zora Walker, Hazel Fach
Second Row from Top...Left to Right
Aretta Tesch, Francis Blancher, Ruth Donovan, Dallas
Chapin, Edna Fitzpatrick, Victor Woughter, Beulah Towner
Third Row From Top...Left to Right
Ernest Sutherland, Martha Tiller, Vera Schwalm, Ernest
Thompson, Ruth Wilson, Gertrude Atherton, R. Gordon Benedict, Alice Turner
Bottom Row...Left to Right
Myrtle Parkinson, Bruce MacKay, A.F.Lucas, Supt., Lillian
Swanson, Sponsor, Mary A. Parliament, Erdine Engel
|Mary Parliament Duggan-Class of 1933
|Happy 94th Birthday!
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Cleo Adrian Scott
Gertrude Atherton King
Ruth Donavon Sutherland
Erdine Engel Boshaw
Hazel Fach Needham
Edna Fitzpatrick Barkley
Lucille Hamilton Hutson
Ellen Hart Turner
Kenneth L. King
Myrtle Lince Ide
Eleanore Longstreth Clark
Bruce W. MacKay
Myrtle E. Parkinson Galerneau
Mary Parliament Duggan
Helen Parliament King
Laura Reetz Walter
Vera Schwalm Yantz
Ernest B. Sutherland
Aretta Tesch Adams
Martha Tiller Sellers
Beulah M. Towner King
Alice Turner Martin
Zora Walker Baker
Ruth Wilson Boyle
|Mary Parliament Duggan..Class of 1933