Obituary: Ann Marie Deerwester Sheridan - hngnews.com
Apr 3, 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017 at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo. Ann was born Sept. 24, 1938 in Poynette, devoted daughter to Therman and Dorothy Fairchild Deerwester, and beloved sister to Marshall F. Deerwester and Stephen D. Deerwester, who have all preceded her in death.In 1957, Ann graduated at the top of her class from Rio High School greatly honored to be her class’ valedictorian. She went on to study business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ann married William P. Sheridan on Aug. 16, 1958 and together they raised their son, Christopher Sheridan of Colorado Springs, Colo.After living in Kansas, Texas, Arizona, California, and Colorado, Ann returned to Wisconsin in 1978 where she spent many years serving as the Benefit Specialist at the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Columbia County.Ann loved to read and enjoyed classical music, cross-stitch, Sudoku, and gardening. She was also a very avid fan of both the Green Bay Packers and the Wisconsin Badgers. Most importantly though, Ann was a compassionate and loyal friend, as well as a supportive advocate for the elderly.Ann will be missed by her son, Christopher (Paula) Sheridan; as well as her grandson, Kyle Sheridan; her granddaughter, Kerry (Luis) Salcedo; and her great-grandson, LJ Salcedo, all of Colorado Springs, Colorado.There will be a graveside service for Ann in May at the Blossomberg Cemetery, Door County, Wisconsin. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10004.The family wishes to extend their gratitude to St. Clare’s Hospital, and to Lois Williams and Vivian Black for their support and care for Ann especially in her final days. The Rago-Baldwin Funeral Home, 520 East St., Baraboo, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Funeral services set for shooting victims - Massillon Independent
Sep 5, 2016
Friends and family members can pay respect to Michael Lovette of Massillon from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Paquelet Funeral Home, 1100 Wales Road NE. His funeral is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Massillon.According to his obituary, Lovette was an avid drummer and loved all things mechanical, especially his Mustang, Harley and other project vehicles. He also enjoyed cooking and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Massillon.Roxanne Thristino, the sister of Lovette, said Tuesday her family is still trying to cope with the tragedy."We're holding together pretty well," she said by phone.Lovette, 33, and his girlfriend, Tara Clossman, 25, of Akron, were killed Saturday night. Police believe a former boyfriend of Clossman was the triggerman. Shane Varner, 29, of Jackson Township, whose dating relationship with Clossman had ended in July, later tried to kill himself and remains hospitalized.Family and friends can honor Clossman from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Eckard Baldwin Funeral Home in Akron. Her funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday at Family of Faith United Methodist Church in Akron.According to her obituary, Clossman had a passion for dance and was a teacher and mentor at McCardle's Dance Studio. She was a 2010 graduate of Firestone High School. In 2014, she graduated from Kent State University with a degree in early childhood education.Varner is likely to face murder charges if he recovers from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. As of Tuesday afternoon, Varner was in the intensive care unit at Mercy Medical Center with injuries to his upper body, according to Detective Dave McConnell of the Massillon Police Department."His status hasn't changed in the last couple of days," the detective said.Massillon police responded at about 9 p.m. Saturday to a call that a man and woman had been shot in a car on the city's northeast side. Lovette and Clossman were pulling away from Lovette's house in the 900 block of 17th Street NE when they were shot.Lovette...