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This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

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Bob Burmeister
Bob Burmeister
Class of 1979
Passed Dec 09, 2018
Heart complications. Remembered fondly by his classmates. https://www.dignitymemorial.com/.../robert-burmeister-808
Brenda Mcdole
Brenda McDole
Class of 1965
Passed Jan 23, 2007
Married to Richard Smith mother of Kim Shawn and meg and four grandsons and one granddaughter all of whom reside in commerce Michigan
Brian Ball
Brian Ball
Class of 1979
Passed Jul 03, 2015
(no additional information)
Brian Ball
Brian Ball
Class of 1979
Passed Jul 03, 2015
Grand Rapids, MI. Motorcycle accident. Remembered fondly by his classmates.
Darwin Edward Bragg
Darwin Edward Bragg
Class of 1979
Passed Nov 04, 2019
Darwin Edward Bragg
March 10, 1961 - November 4, 2019 | Resided in Oklahoma City, OK

Darwin Bragg passed from this life, at his home, to the arms of our heavenly father on November 4, 2019.

Darwin was born in Pontiac, MI, on March 10, 1961. He graduated from Walled Lake Central High School in 1979. He ended up in Oklahoma City, OK, where he lived until his passing.

He was a talented graphic artist working as an independent contractor doing work for the OKC Civic Center. His other gift was singing. He had an amazing voice that was a joy to hear. He was a giving and loving person who made an impression on those he met. He cherished time with his family and took every opportunity he could to be with them.

He was preceded in death by his parents Norman and Wanda Bragg and his life partner Oliver Douberly. He is survived by his daughter, Tiffany McClain, granddaughter Charleston, sisters Pamela Walters, Winona Cone, Melody Bragg, niece, nephews, grandniece & grandnephews.

A memorial service will be held at St John's Episcopal Church 5401 N Brookline Ave, Oklahoma City, OK Sat, Nov 9, 2019 at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Diabetes Foundation in Darwin's memory or a charity of your choice.
http://www.smithandkernke.com/memorialpage_new.asp?id=2346&fbclid=IwAR0WsBTz4gXAVz8c3AZNjCHwZaS49ZqhdjCjOv53PpV6f_qJruAwkXw_f08
David G. Maclean
David G. MacLean
Class of 1964
Passed Dec 30, 2011
Dave died suddenly near his home while walking his dog (Meg). He and I shared many memories of Walled Lake High School. He was 65 years old.
David Gilbert
David Gilbert
Class of 1970
(Passed date unknown)
We all remember Dave as the most popular guy from back in the day . He was the lead Singer w the Local Midwest Tree Company . From there he did a brief stint with the Amboy Dukes . He really made his mark in the Ann Arbor area as alead singer with the Rockets . His younger brother was Mark Gilbert . They lived off Keith Road . I rememeber giving Dave my dog Arlo when I left for the Army . In spite of being so popular , Dave was never stuck up . I was glad to see him again when I got of the Army in 1976 and moved to Ann Arbor . Rip Bro . You were a Hell of a good singer
David Paul
David Paul
Class of 1979
Passed Mar 28, 2011
Heart Complications. Remembered fondly by his classmates.
Dawn Durham
Dawn Durham
Class of 1979
Passed Jun 17, 1986
Car Accident. Remembered fondly by her friends and classmates.
Debbie Mccarthy
Debbie McCarthy
Class of 1977
Passed Jul 30, 2015
Passed away from metastic breast cancer.
Ernest (ernie) Hughs
Ernest (Ernie) Hughs
Class of 1979
Passed Dec 02, 2019
The class of 1979 remembers Ernie as a nice guy.
Frank Kepf
Frank Kepf
Class of 1971
Passed Dec 08, 2016
A real friend who will be missed by many.
George Barton
George Barton
Class of 1974
Passed Apr 19, 1999
(no additional information)
Greg L. Irland
Greg L. Irland
Class of 1979
Passed Jan 19, 2012
August 19, 1960-Janaury 19, 2012http://obitmichigan.com/Obituary/11033/Greg-Irland
Harry Mcdole
Harry McDole
Class of 1963
(Passed date unknown)
Harry was approximately 57 or 60 years old when he was treated for cancer at the Gaylord, MI. Veterans Hospital. He worked as a bar tender in Roscommons MI. for many years. His date of death was October of 2000 or 2001
Herb Riedel
Herb Riedel
Class of 1979
Passed Jan 07, 2010
Herb is remembered by his friends and classmates as a great guy. Passed at age 48. Herb graduated from Michigan State University. He attended Officer Candidate School and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in United States Army in October of 1986. Herb was an Infantry Officer and was part of the Panama Invasion in 1989. He was honorably discharged from the U.S Army as a Captain. He is survived by his cousin, Mary Kirk of Ohio. Interment Service with full Military Honors 10:30 a.m., Monday, February 8, 2010 at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Arrangements entrusted to the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston
Janet  Campbell
Janet Campbell
Class of 1979
Passed Sep 24, 2016
(no additional information)
Janet Campbell
Janet Campbell
Class of 1979
Passed Sep 24, 2016
Remembered by classmates fondly. OBITUARY: Janet L. Campbell
MARCH 19, 1961 – SEPTEMBER 24, 2016

Janet L. Campbell of Grand Island, FL formerly of Union Lake, MI passed away September 24, 2016 at 55 years of age She is survived by her mother, Elaine Campbell of Grand Island, FL; 2 brothers, Robert F. (Cynthia) Campbell of La Plata, MD, Craig (Kelly) Campbell of Leesburg, FL; 2 sisters, Ann (Ronald) Miller of Lexington, KY and Carol Drinkard of Rochester Hills, MI. A committal service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Glen Eden Memorial Park, 35667 8 Mile Road in Livonia. Memorial donations may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 2727 South Grove Street, Eustis, FL 32726 or to Cornerstone Hospice, 2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares, FL 32778. Local arrangements entrusted to the White Lake Chapel of the ELTON BLACK & SON FUNERAL HOME 248-363-7135. https://www.dignitymemorial.com/.../janet-campbell-7102035
Joseph Wencel
Joseph Wencel
Class of 1964
Passed May 05, 2005
Joe my twin brother graduated in 1964 and joined the Navy after he graduated, he was sent to Danang, Viet Nam from 1965-1966. He finished and came home. He did Marry and was very happy. He worked for Oakland County Road Crew. He finally retired at the age of 59. He passed away a few months later of Manastatic Cancer cancer. A wonderful brother a great son, husband and father to his wive' children. We love and miss him. He was a friend to everyone.
Kenneth Burby
Kenneth Burby
Class of 1979
Passed Jun 01, 2009
January 2, 1961 and passed away on Monday, June 1, 2009. Kenneth was a resident of Carson City, Michigan.

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