Linda Sue Verellen, 73, of Romeo, died Jan. 30, 2016 at Troy Beaumont Hospital. She was born Aug. 20, 1942, the daughter of Russell and Lola (Balden) Arnold in Romeo. Mrs. Verellen graduated from Romeo High School in 1961 and earned a Bachelor’s degree from Oakland University in teach. She (more…)


Delphine A. Bilski, 83, a former resident of Washington Township, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 in Madison Heights.  She was born March 9, 1932 the daughter of Walter and Josephine Haicas in Detroit.  She graduated from Pershing High School in 1949.  She married Edward Bilksi on Oct. 28, 1950 at (more…)


Edward James Wilkins, 62, of Almont, died Jan. 4, 2016. He was born April 10, 1953, the son of JM and Odessa (Elders) Wilkins. He married his beloved wife Karen Janice Lucas on Oct. 15, 1976 in Sterling Heights. Mr. Wilkins graduated from Stevenson High School in 1971. He was (more…)


Paul Lee Schmidt, Sr., 74, of Romeo, died Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016 at home. He was born Oct. 29, 1941, the son of George W. and Jesse L. (Meeker) Schmidt in Mt. Clemens. He married Jill Bloom on Feb. 20, 1965 in Washington. Mr. Schmidt graduated from Romeo High School (more…)

Green grass in January?

BY LARRY SOBCZAK EDITOR Until the recent cold snap, Romeo area residents need not look any further than the green grass still growing in their front yards for evidence of the unusual weather we’ve been experiencing so far this winter. It was so warm that landscapers were able to extend (more…)


Members of the Bruce/Romeo Fire Department practiced their water rescue techniques on Thursday, Jan. 7 in an icy pond in Bruce Township. In the top photo, Evan Delmott floats comfortably in a special suit which keeps him buoyant and warm. In the bottom photo, Lt. David Witgen watches and advises (more…)