Page 4 - eagle051619
P. 4

PAGE 4                                                         ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS OF MICHIGAN                                             May 16, 2019

                                  BELLEVILLE - CANTON

        Belleville High School honors distinguished alumni

           Four alumni of Belleville High  St. Edith Board of Education in  Lady for First Lady Rosalyn  Smelt spent more than 24  final days.
        Schools were honored by the    Livonia; on the St. James Board of  Carter, First Lady Nancy Reagan,  years in quick-service and fast-  Mr. Simons was born in
        school April 26 in special cere-  Education in Arlington Heights,  and First Lady Barbara Bush. She  casual restaurant segment cate-  Belleville and began his working
        monies honoring their life accom-  IL; as coach for boys' Little  moved to the Office of    gories. He served in upper man-  life working at his father's garage.
        plishments.                    League baseball and girls' soft-  Presidential Correspondence for  agement positions with Fortune  During his time at Belleville High
            Honored were Gerald W.     ball; and as a Boy Scout Webelos  President George Herbert Walker  500  companies  including  School he was recognized nation-
        Lukomski, who graduated in 1954.  leader.                     Bush, President Bill Clinton,  PepsiCo/Taco Bell and Yum!    ally as a wrestling and football
        Lukomski attended Sumpter        He has been a member of the  President George W. Bush,     brands.                        star - eventually earning a football
        Township Schools through eighth  Society of Automotive Engineers  President Barack Obama, and  Smelt also contributed his time  scholarship to compete at the
        grade and enrolled in Belleville  for 50 years.               President Donald Trump. For the  and efforts for the MSU Spartan  University of Minnesota. Mr.
        High School in 1950. After gradua-  He and his wife of 55 years,  past 16 years Trudy has spon-  Fund, the United Way, Salvation  Simons was selected as team cap-
        tion, he was employed at       Camille, have a son and three  sored a book club called “The  Army, Boys and Girls Club of  tain his senior year and was hon-
        Industrial Wirecloth Company in  daughters and nine grandchil-  Dragon Riders”for young adults  America, Wounded Warriors  ored with an AP All-Big-Ten Team
        Wayne and in 1975 enrolled in  dren.                          who have difficulty reading. She  Project, and Camp Daggett.  selection in 1975.
        night classes at the Detroit     Gertrude Evanski Roddick, a  is also an adult leader and merit  Smelt led a donation drive for  After NFL stints in St. Louis
        Institute of Technology (DIT),  1969 Belleville High School grad-  badge counselor with Boy Scout  the Belleville High School Swim  and Kansas City, Mr. Simons set-
        majoring in mechanical engineer-  uate, served as historian for her  Troop 150.             and Dive Team, raising $2,500 in  tled in St. Paul, MN, with his wife,
        ing                            class and was a member of the    She is married to architect  2015.                         Yvonne, and their children
           After a steady career rise, he  National Honor Society and many  Paul Roddick and the couple are  Smelt and his wife of 28 years,  Danielle and Eric.
        eventually served in upper man-  other clubs. Roddick received a  the parents of three children:  Lori, are the parents of two adult  Mr. Simons was employed with
        agement positions in Europe, the  scholarship from the Belleville  Elizabeth, Colin, and Ian and  sons, Matthew and Ryan   several major corporations and
        Middle East and Africa and     Professional Women's Club which  grandparents of two with another  Keith Simons, a 1972 graduate  was always credited for his ability
        served on the U.S.-Egypt       helped with her tuition at Cleary  on the way.               of Belleville High School, was  to find the strengths of the people
        President's business council, and  College where she graduated with  Charles Smelt is a 1979 gradu-  honored with a special posthu-  he worked with and get those
        represented Motorola on the U.S.-  honors with a degree in Business  ate of Belleville High School. He  mous award.        individuals to realize strengths in
        Saudi Arabia business council.  Administration.               earned a bachelor's degree in    Mr. Simons died on July 26,  themselves.
        Lukomski repatriated back to the  Roddick began her career in  Employment Relations from    2017, at the age of 63.          Photographs of the four hon-
        U.S. in 1999 and retired in 2001.  Washington, D.C. in 1976 at the  Michigan State University and a  A selfless family man and  orees will be displayed with the
        He traveled to 58 countries in his  White House, working for First  Master's Degree in Industrial  world-class athlete. Mr. Simons  other Distinguished Graduates
        professional career.           Lady Betty Ford. She continued  Relations at Wayne State     dedicated his life to helping other  chosen since 1998, in a hallway at
           Lukomski volunteered on the  working in the Office of the First  University.             people enrich theirs, even in his  Belleville High School.
        Teen facing murder charges in fatal car crash in Van Buren

           A 17-year-old man is facing  a May 7 auto accident that killed  reports of a motor vehicle crash.  transported the victim to a local  southbound on Belleville Road
        second-degree murder charges   John Robert McElreath, 64.     When officers arrived at the  hospital for treatment, where he  at a high rate of speed when he
        in the car crash that killed a man  No city of residence for the  scene, they discovered the victim  succumbed to his injuries and  disregarded a red light, crossed
        in Van Buren township last     defendant or the victim were   in his vehicle which had sus-  was pronounced dead.          over the double yellow line and
        week.                          contained on official paperwork.   tained significant damage. His  Minor was also found at the  into northbound traffic.
           According to reports from the  Van Buren Township Public   vehicle had come to rest in an  scene in a damaged vehicle and  Minor has been charged with
        office of Wayne County         Safety officers were dispatched  open grass field, according to  was transported to a local hospi-  second degree murder and was
        Prosecutor Kym Worthy, Micaiah  at about 2:30 a.m. May 7 to the  police reports. Van Buren  tal for treatment of his injuries.  arraigned in 34th District Court
        Carlin Minor, 17, has been crimi-  area of Belleville Road and  Township Emergency Services    Prosecutors allege that Minor,  in Romulus, and received a
        nally charged in connection with  Ecorse Road in response to  responded to the crash site and  an unlicensed driver, was driving  $50,000/10 percent bond.
        Canton Culture Week events continue through Saturday

           The 9th annual Canton Acts of  arts and heritage in and around  have to figure out how to recon-  Students will leave with a per-  8400 Beck Road, Canton 48187.
        Culture Week will continue with  the Canton community.        cile their differences as the slop-  sonal masterpiece created with  Stop in to view more than 2,000
        events through this weekend in   Through tomorrow, May 18:    py friend tries to decide whether  an “April Showers Bring May  pieces of student artwork. Visit
        Canton Township. The week of   Canton Public Library presents  or not to let his fussy friend stay  Flowers” theme! Led by D&M for details.
        special events is presented by  a “Self-Guided Art Walk: Visit  and drive him crazy or throw  Art Studio Instructors in the  The Canton Public Library
        the Canton Commission for      the library for a self-guided tour  him out to retain his sanity.  This  Summit Gym. Space is limited.  will also be hosting a variety of
        Culture, Arts and Heritage and is  of 25 works of art and creative  performance will be in the  Pre-registration required online  storytimes and programs during
        designed to showcase  communi-  pieces.  Ask for a map at the  Biltmore Studio.  Visit cantonvil-  at  Canton Acts of Culture.  Find the
        ty cultural resources and part-  front desk.         for performance  with Activity Code #0518.201.   complete calendar of the Ninth
        nerships; celebrating diverse    May 16-19: Spotlight Players  times and ticket information.   May 18:  Plymouth-Canton    annual Canton Acts of Culture
        cultural offerings; raise aware-  Present The Odd Couple by Neil  May 18:  A free painting class  Community Schools 10th annual  Week events online at www.can-
        ness of arts accessibility; instill  Simon. Hilarity ensues as two  at the Summit on the Park will  K-12 Art Show will take place
        an appreciation of local arts  very polar-opposite friends,   begin 11:30 a.m. All ages wel-  from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the  For more information, call
        organizations and promote the  Oscar Madison and Felix Unger,  come. No experience required.  Plymouth High School cafeteria,  (734) 394-5360.

                                       Classified                                                        Sumpter Township, Michigan

                           TO PLACE YOUR CLASSIFIED AD CALL 734-467-1900
                                                                                             Belleville/Sumpter Community Satellite Library
                              2007 GRAND VISTA      1GNDT13W9Y2247328                                  REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
                              RFBS4K19X7B201413     2005 PONTIAC
                              2001 CHRYSLER         GRAND AM                                                            For
                              PT CRUISER            2G2WP522751135557                             Construction Manager - Design and Build Out
        Northville Twp. MILE LONG  3C8FY4BB51T598968  2000 MERCURY
        GARAGE SALE, 5/17 & 18,  2008 DODGE AVENGER  GRAND MARQUIS                                PROPOSALS DUE: May 29, 2019 BY 2:00 p.m.
        8A-5P, 6 Mile W of Haggerty  1B3LC46K68N240920  2MEFM75W5YX675925
        Rd to Northville Rd   2006 SATURN ION       2005 CHEVY UPLANDER               Sumpter Township in conjunction with the Belleville Library is requesting proposals for a
                              1G8AJ55FX6Z188780     1GNDV23L55D181592                 Construction Management Firm for a Design/Build renovation to an existing building to
                              2001 MERCURY SABLE                                      be converted to a community satellite library.
                              1MEFM50U31G600369     These vehicles were towed
                              2002 FORD TAURUS      by the Michigan State
                              1FAFP552X2A222366     Police.                   T o subscribe to The Eagle call 734-467-1900.  Proposals shall be received by the Sumpter Township Clerk's office at 23480 Sumpter
          NOTICE OF AUCTION   2003 PONTIAC                                            Road, Belleville, MI 48111 no later than 2:00 pm, Wednesday May 29, 2019.
             36573 GRANT,     1G2NW52E13M607018
          ROMULUS, MI 48174   2009 SATURN OUTLOOK                                     Proposals shall be publicly opened and read on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 2:30 pm.
            (734) 941-1520    5GZER23D39J111055
             WEDNESDAY,       2002 CHEVY IMPALA                                       The Request for Proposals packets are available for pickup at the Sumpter Township
         MAY 22, 2019@9:00 AM  2G1WH55K229233986      FISH FOR STOCKING:              Clerk's Office at 23480 Sumpter Road and at Hennessey Engineers, Inc. at 13500 Reeck
                              1999 FORD F-150          MOST VARIETIES                 Road, Southgate, MI 48195.
        2011 FORD FOCUS       1FTRX17W3XNB67341          POND LAKES
        1FAHP3FN2BW196144     2000 GMC SIERRA         LAGGIS’ FISH FARM               Sumpter Township
        1986 FORD F-150       1GTGK29U2YE396022       (269) 628-2056 Days
        2FTDF15Y9GCB40670     2000 CHEVY BLAZER      (269) 624-6215 Evenings          Esther Hurst, Clerk
   1   2   3   4   5   6