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Sunday, November 20, 1988
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8E DETROIT FREE PRESSSUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1988 An Sable divers find no sign of missing hunters By duane Noriyuki Free Press Staff Writer Divers who searched the Au Sable River west of Mio on Friday were unable to shed new light on the mysterious disappearance three years ago ol two Detroit area hunters, an Oscoda County sheriffs deputy said Saturday. State Police and Oscoda County sheriffs divers searched the river near the Camp Town Bridge, eight miles west of Mio, for about eight hours, said the deputy, who said he couldn't give his name because he is not a designated spokesperson. State Police officials could not be reached for comment. David Tyll, of Troy, and Brian Ognjan, of St. Clair Shores, both were 27 when they vanished in November 1985 during a deer hunting trip. ; Helen Ognjan, Brian Ognjan's mother, said State Police told her last week a search might be conducted. Phyllis Whitney, nurse, philanthropist By Patricia Anstett Free Press Staff Writer Phyllis Whitney, one of 11 children, wasn't born into wealth or 'accustomed to it. ; But her marriage in 1941 to David Marshall Whitney scion of 'a distinguished Detroit family : did not 'change her, ; relatives say. j She continued her volun- -teer work for !' X i Phyllis Whitney lithe American Red Cross, teaching home nursing. She was a volunteer 'for 15 years and she and her ;sister, Violet Tuhonen, also helped "set up the gift shop at Detroit's ; Holy Cross Hospital. J "She stayed here constantly," - said Betty Murray, a longtime Holy ' Cross switchboard operator. "She . was the most down-to-earth person :Tve ever met. I was surprised when someone told me she had money. -You'd never know it." Mrs. Whitney, 79, of Grosse Pointe, died Friday of pancreatic 'A cancer at St. John Hospital, Detroit. Born in Detroit, she graduated - in 1929 from Providence Hospital ' School of Nursing, with a degree as ' a registered nurse. She did private ' nursing, a career through which she met her late husband, according to her sister, Mildred Colombo. Mr. Whitney's grandfather, Da-I vid Whitney Jr., came to Detroit in ;1860 and made a fortune in real estate and finance. He also built the Whitney mansion on Woodward, " current home of the Whitney res-'taurant. Mr. Whitney's father, David "Charles Whitney, a banker and real - estate agent, built Detroit's David ; Whitney Building downtown. ; Colombo said Mrs. Whitney traveled around the world with her brother, the Rev. Joseph Tremonti, 'and just returned in June from a trip to Europe. Mrs. Whitney also was a major "philanthropist to nearly a dozen "charities including Siena Heights College, Madonna College, Providence Hospital, Children's Hospital of Michigan, the Muscular Dystro-" phy Association, the American Cancer Society, Gesu and St. Paul Roman Catholic churches, the Clergies of St. Viator, of which her , brother is a member, and the Rotary International Foundation. She was a member of the Detroit Historical Society, the Michigan Historical Society and Providence Hospital Nursing Association. Survivors, besides Father Tremonti, Tuhonen and Colombo, include a brother, Lawrence Tremonti, and a sister, Marion Cacchinetti. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. today . Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack, Grosse Pointe Park. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, followed by a 10 a.m. mass at St. Paul Church, 157 Lake Shore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms. Burial will be in the Whitney Mausoleum, Woodmere Cemetery, petroit. Janet Hurford, 70, Jormer schoolteacher w - . JdJICI n. Aim -a t v. Schoolteacher and mother of five, tiied Thursday of cancer at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. I Mrs. Hurford, 70, was born in ttetroit. She graduated from Southwestern High School and Wayne State University. She had been a resident of Royal Oak, since 1951. David Tyll, of Troy, and Brian Ognjan, of St. Clair Shores, both were 27 when they vanished in 1985. "They said they would call us if anything came up, but we haven't heard anything," she said Saturday afternoon. "We still have faith, and we hope to God that they are still around. . . . "I can't understand why our son would just take off, but if he did for some personal reason, we will stand by him, and we just wish he will come home. If something happened we don't want to think the worst but if it did, we wish they would come forward. It's impossible that two strong men like that would vanish. ..." Cathy Tyll, Brian Tyll's mother, said State Police Detective Norman Maxwell is convinced the men were in the Mio area before disappearing. Her husband, Jackson, died in 1959. She taught third grade at Shrine Grade School in Royal Oak from 1962 to 1986. Survivors include sons Jack, Richard and James; daughters Nancy Angeles and Pat Martin; a brother, and 12 grandchildren. Visitation will be 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, with a rosary at 3:30 p.m at William Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. Eleven Mile Road, Royal Oak. Services on Monday will begin with prayers at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m., followed by a 10 a.m. mass at Shrine of the Little Flower, 2123 Roseland, Royal Oak. Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Mary Goeddeke, 44, school administrator Mary Goeddeke, 44, assistant principal of a Lansing Catholic school, died Thursday at University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor. A M n. mason wwlj resident, she I VN, principal and teacher at IHMSt. Casi-mir in Lansing when she died. But Miss Goeddeke, a former member of the Sisters of St. Jo Mary Goeddeke seph in Nazareth, also taught at St. Cyril in Taylor, St. Henry in Lincoln Park, and Guardian Angels and St. Jude in Detroit during her 24 years as an educator. She is survived by her parents, Vincent and Gertrude Goeddeke; brothers Thomas (Brother Daniel, FSC), Francis, Vincent, Daniel, Michael, George and David; and sisters Joyce True and Carol Tewkesbury. Visitation will be 1-9 p.m. today at Frank J. Calcaterra Funeral Home, 16090 E. Seven Mile Road, Detroit. A funeral mass will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Jude Church, 15879 E. Seven Mile Road, Detroit. Donations may be sent to the Sisters of St. Joseph Guild, Nazareth, Mich. 48074. Joseph Dolan, 81, was cost estimator, golfer Joseph Dolan, an avid golfer and retired cost estimator, died Friday at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. Mr. Dolan, 81, of Troy worked for Lome Inc., a mechanical contractor that became part of Lim-bach Co. in Auburn Hills. He interrupted his career to serve in the Navy in World War II. He retired in 1972. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; sons Gerald and Tom; daughter, Janet Stenger; a sister, and six grandchildren. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. today at AJ. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road, , Troy, with scriptures at 7:30 p.m. The funeral mass will be 9 a.m. Monday at Church of St. Alan, 2345 Coolidge in Troy, followed by burial in White Chapel Cemetery, Troy. Donations may be made to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1760 Mt Elliott, Detroit 48207, or to the Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Retirement Fund, 510 W. Elm, Monroe 48161. f ' J: Be wary of glasnost, columnist Sobran tells Ukrainians "y ETROIT A nationally Fit syndicated columnist told ji Detroit area Ukrainians JJ Saturday they should be S encouraged by, but wary of, Soviet efforts toward glasnost. "We should above all be skeptical . . . encourage it, but we ought to ask, 'where's the beef?' " said Joseph Sobran, keynote speaker at a banquet at the Westin Hotel. The banquet celebrated 1,000 years of Ukrainian Christianity. Sobran's remarks came during an informal news conference before he spoke. About 350 Detroit area Ukrainians attended the affair, which also included an exhibit of Ukrainian handiwork and musical entertainment. Sobran, a native Detroiter who grew up in Ann Arbor, is a third generation Ukrainian-American. His column appears in the Free Press. He is a senior editor of the National Review. 2 men slain on street DETROIT Two Detroit men were shot to death early Saturday on a northeast Detroit street corner, in front of one of the men's brothers. Gilbert Banks, 39, said his brother, Phillip, 48, and a friend, Thomas Lloyd, 48, were shot at 2:30 a.m. in front of Gilbert's house at 14th and W. Grand. 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