Top Stories

Eagles Sports
Upcoming Events
Vic's Flick Picks
Pastor's Column
Advertise with Us
Press Release
Contact Us
Staff Login


Edwin H. �” Veitengruber, 94

  Edwin H. �” Veitengruber went home to be with the Lord, November 14, 2015, at Wellspring Lutheran Services at the age of 94 years.  He was born September 1, 1921, the son of the late Richard and Hattie Veitengruber.  He was baptized and confirmed at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church where he was a lifelong member.  Ed married Verna Weiss October 18, 1947, she survives him.  Ed was a hardworking farmer all of his life, he enjoyed traveling, his cottage in Caseville, fishing, his cat and the Detroit Tigers. 
  Also surviving Ed, besides his wife Verna, are their daughter, Connie Larsen (Robert Bergmann), daughter-in-law, Christine Veitengruber, grandchildren, Katrina, Kelsey, Sarah, Karen and Alan; two great-grandchildren, Taylor and Olivia; three sisters-in-law, Doris Reda, Ellen Jaquish, Marie (Donald) Weiss; brother-in-law, Martin Weiss and many nephews and nieces.  
  Ed was preceded in death by his son Kenneth; brothers-in-law, Elmer Weiss, Donald Weiss and Fred Reda; sisters-in-law, Lorna Weiss and Ruth Schluckbier.
  Funeral services took place on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin St. and at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church.  Burial was between services in St. Lorenz Lutheran Cemetery.
  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Lorenz Music Ministry or The Lutheran Hour.  Please sign the guest book or share an online condolence with the family at

Randolph Lee Emery, 61

  Randolph Lee Emery of Lakeland, Florida, formerly of Frankenmuth, age 61, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at his home in Lakeland, Florida.  He was born January 29, 1954 in Caro, the son of Richard and Dolores (Wisniewski) Emery.  Randolph graduated from Frankenmuth High School in 1974, and worked at Zehnder’s Restaurant in Frankenmuth and later at the IGA Store for several years.  He then went to work at the Grand Hotel on Mackinaw Island during the summers, and worked winters in Key West, Florida.  Randolph decided to stay in Florida where he held several different jobs before taking an early disability retirement.
  He is survived by his parents, Richard and Dolores Emery of Caro; one brother, Terry (Maria) Emery, Frankenmuth; one sister, Lisa (Todd) Nusz, Akron; four nieces, Falon, Holly, Alicia and Chelsea; one nephew, Brad; and nine grand-nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his older brother, Gregory Emery on March 10, 2010.
  In keeping with Randolph’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held at 11am on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the Ransford Collon Funeral Home in Caro with Chris Taylor officiating.  The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 10am until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to the Bethesda Home in Frankenmuth.  The family was assisted with these arrangements by the Ransford Collon Funeral Home of Caro.  Friends may share memories, thoughts and prayers online at 



(c) 2006 Frankenmuth News