Saturday, July 4, 2020

Mary Miller
     Mary Miller of Fowlerville passed away on July 1, 2020.  Born on July 23, 1923 in Howell to Floyd and Hazel Love.  She was preceded in death by her husband Henry R. Miller in 1993, along with her brothers: Charles, Fred and Bruce Love.  Survived by her four daughters: Carol (Terry) Ganton, Ginny (Ed) Howes, Becky Miller and Marlene (Jim) Grover, seven grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. 
    Mary enjoyed playing her accordion, piano, and cards and attending the Conway Township Farm Bureau meetings for over 50 years.  Most of all, Mary enjoyed spending time with her family.  One of her greatest joys was watching her grandchildren learn to swim in the backyard pool.  She was proud of volunteering for 24 years as a Red Cross assistant at McPherson Hospital.  Mary loved the Lord, her family and taking flowers from her garden to her many friends.  
    A graveside service was be held on July 3, 2020 at Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Herrmann Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be expressed at pjherrmannfuneralhome.com
Robert J. Sanderson III
     Robert J. Sanderson III was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on January 7, 1968. He passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on June 28, 2020. He is survived by his two daughters: Britanie J. Sanderson (Mark) and Tonie M. Westlake, and sons: Derek R. Sanderson (Brittany) and Nathaniel J. Westlake (Samantha); he was a loving grandfather of seven beautiful grandchildren: Kaiden, Marlee, Brantley, Charlie, Addelyn, Rilyn, and Oaklee, step grandson Aidan; ex-spouse and best friend of 20 years Jo Anne Bailey Sanderson (Mike); his brothers: Bill Blair, Gary Blair, and Randal Blair; sisters: Cheryl Annett, Karen Blair-Coleman, and Terri Sanderson; and  also his little fur baby Paco. 
    He was preceded in death by his father Robert and his mother Joyce and sister Linda. 
    Robert cherished his time with his children, grandchildren, friends, family, and many co-workers enjoying hunting, motorcycles, camping, and good times. He was a dedicated United Auto Worker at Ford Motor Company for 30 years and took pride in every accomplishment. 
    Per Robert’s wishes, a visitation was held at Herrmann Funeral Home in Fowlerville on Wednesday July 1, 2020 from 2:00-4:00pm & 6:00-8:00pm. A graveside service was held at Greenwood Cemetery the following day on Thursday July 2, 2020 at 11:00am. Celebration of life was held at his best friend Kevin Ish’s residence in Fowlerville following the service. 
    The family would especially like to thank the staff at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital of Ann Arbor, Providence Park of Novi, Residential Home Health, and Herrmann Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be expressed at pjherrmannfuneralhome.com
Roberta Louise Tatar
     Roberta Louise Tatar, age 80, of Gregory, MI, passed away at her home on Monday, June 29, 2020. She was born on May 29, 1940 in Stockbridge, MI, the daughter of Garold and Gladys (Coleman) Corwin. Roberta had lived in the Stockbridge and Gregory area all of her life, graduating from Stockbridge High School. She worked as an inspector for Hatch Stamping in Chelsea. She enjoyed  tending to her flowers as well as her many house plants, shopping, and spending time with her grandchildren. 
    Roberta married Gerald G. “Jerry” Tatar on October 31, 1959, and he survives. Also surviving are five children: Gerald “Jerry” (Carolyn) Tatar of Rives Junction, Richard Tatar of Holt, Ronald (Shelly) Tatar of Stockbridge, Michael (Peggy) Tatar of Fowlerville, and Loren Tatar of Gregory; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant brother, and her brother, Delbert Corwin. 
    Visitation was held at the Caskey-Mitchell Funeral Home, Stockbridge on Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 2-4 p.m.  A Graveside Service was held on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Wright Cemetery near Roberts Road and Dutton Road in Iosco Township. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. 
Fowlerville District Library update on services and hours offered
   Starting Monday, July 6th the Fowlerville District Library building is open with restricted hours as well as continuing to offer separate curbside service hours (highly recommended). Please see the hours for both listed below. Per the CDC guidelines, the library is requesting that patrons wear face masks and requiring social distancing of 6 feet. Patrons entering the building are encouraged to make their visit as short as possible. In keeping with social distancing and cleaning guidelines, as well as to ensure the health and safety of FDL Patrons, the Library will have a limited number of computers available for patron use. There will be a strict time limit of one hour per day, per patron, for each computer. 
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Restricted Building Hours 
   Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10am – 3pm
   Tuesday, Thursday: 2pm – 7pm
   Saturday: 10am – 2pm
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Curbside Service Hours
   Monday-Thursday: 9:30am – 7pm
   Friday: 9:30am – 5pm
   Saturday: 10am – 2pm
   Step 1: You can make requests: by calling the library directly, emailing us or make your holds through the FDL’s card catalog (Max 10 items)
   Step 2: One hour after your request has been made, please come to the Library and park in the curbside pickup designated parking located in front of the side yard.
   Step 3: From your car, call the Library and someone will come out with your requested materials.
   Step 4: Please present your library card or driver's license and your materials will be given to you.
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Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Program is Open
    All Summer Reading Classes are intended for Fowlerville School District residents. Call (517) 223-9089 for more information, or check out our Facebook Page.
   All summer programs will be held virtually via Zoom, Facebook Live or YouTube. Program descriptions, virtual location, and details on how to register for each program are below. (There will be no in-person programs through August.)
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Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Program
via--Zoom
   Registration is open for the second week of classes. For all of the details on how to participate and the printable reading logs visit our website at www.fowlervillelibrary.net. Details are also available on our Facebook page. 
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Zoom Tea and Chocolate Writer’s Group: Once a week on Wednesdays at 2:30pm for 8 weeks-- begins July 8th
Adults. Do you want feedback on your work-in-progress from other writers? This is the group for you!  Feel free to bring a 1-page sample of a current project for feedback. Space is limited to 8 spaces.
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Turn the Page: Author Talk:  Thursday, July 23rd at 6pm via—Zoom 
Adults. Get an in-depth look at Michigan's rock legend, Bob Seger from author Edward Balian of Turn the Page. Learn about the music, tours, band, and personal life of Bob Seger. 
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Patriotic Book Page Wreath: Thursday, July 30th at 6pm via—Zoom 
Adults. In commemoration of this year's Livingston Reads choice, we will be creating patriotic wreaths. A craft kit will be available for pick up during curbside service starting the week of the program.  Basic supplies and instruction will be provided, some items to be provided by patrons. Please see the flyer on our website or Facebook for details. Come craft along with Jen the instructor live, or the video will be on our YouTube channel afterward.
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Follow us on Facebook: @fowlervillelibrary or visit our website at www.fowlervillelibrary.org. Email any questions to: info@fowlervillelibrary.org 
Kids Summer Series – Crazy Craig Juggling Show
July 14th – 9:00am-9:45am
    Celebrate Parks and Recreation month with Howell Recreaton this July! The Kids Summer Series is presented by Citizens Insurance and will include 4 events on Tuesdays throughout the month. Crazy Craig is a children's entertainer and will be performing a variety act including juggling, balancing, unicycling, magic, and more.
    The show will take place on the hill in the field near the two pavilions. Parking will be available throughout the park and at the beach. Feel free to bring a blanket or chairs for your party. Registration is required. Please register each attendee separately.
    Safety precautions will be a priority for this event. Each family area will be marked and spaced apart according to recommendations from health and safety experts and cleaning supplies will be on hand. Please wear a mask for close interactions at the event.
   Cost: $1/person
    Site: Scofield City Park, 404 Thompson St. Howell
Contact us:  parksandrec@howellrecreation.org
           517-546-0693 ext. 0
           fax: 517-546-6018 
Kids Summer Series–Parent Child Yoga with SoulShine Yoga
July 7th – 9:00am-9:30am
    Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month with Howell Area Recretation this July! The Kids Summer Series is presented by Citizens Insurance and will include 4 events on Tuesdays throughout the month. Family Yoga will be a one-time class from SoulShine Yoga instructors. The event will take place on the course at Chemung Hills Golf Course at 3125 Golf Club Rd.
     This yoga session is partner yoga which should include one parent/caregiver and one or two children (mandatory). Each person needs to register individually. Participants should bring either a yoga mat or a towel and a water bottle. Registration is required.
    Safety precautions will be a priority for this event. Each yoga mat or towel will be spaced apart according to recommendations from health and safety experts and cleaning supplies will be on hand. Please wear a mask for close interactions at the event.
   Cost: $1/participant
    Site: Chemung Hills, 3125 Golf Club Rd. Howell     Contact us:  parksandrec@howellrecreation.org
           517-546-0693 ext. 0 
Capital Area District Libraries Online Events
July  2020
Alex Thomas & Friends--Dewey the Dragon Puppet Show 
    This fairy tale-themed show features Muppet-style puppets along with jokes, stories, silliness, and imaginative fun. On the day of the event, visit our homepage at cadl.org for a link to the performance.  
Tuesday, July 14
Storyteller Mat Emerick--Trolls, Fairies & Elves, Oh My! 
    Mat brings his mad skills in storytelling, mime and juggling to a show that features classic and popular fantasy characters. On the day of the event, visit our homepage at cadl.org for a link to the performance.
Wednesday, July 15 • 2–2:45 p.m.
Jeff Wawrzaszek--Fun & Fantasy Magic Revue 
    Imaginative magic, hilarious visual humor and exciting stories are woven into a timeless performance that will charm all ages. On the day of the event, visit our homepage at cadl.org for a link to the performance.
Tuesday, July 21 • 2–2:45 p.m.
Dr. Slime--You Can Be a Chemist Science Show 
    You won’t believe your eyes when Dr. Slime uses science to create elephant toothpaste, goblin’s brew, a flaming ball of hydrogen, and a disembodied hand! On the day of the event, visit our homepage at cadl.org for a link to the performance.  
Thursday, July 23 • 2–2:45 p.m.
Cameron Zvara--Comedy Magic Show 
    Cameron’s one-of-a-kind show is jam packed with magic, comedy, juggling, stunts, music and more, perfect for the whole family. On the day of the event, visit our homepage at cadl.org for a link to the performance.  
Thursday, July 30 • 2–2:45 p.m.
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August 2020
Ring of Steel--Jedi Academy
    This talented stunt troupe brings the Star Wars universe to life! An exciting demonstration of lightsaber training will thrill sci-fi fans of all ages. On the day of the event, visit our homepage at cadl.org for a link to the performance.
Thursday, August 6 • 2–2:45 p.m