Michigan lost two public figures this week with the deaths of legendary Detroit Weatherman Sonny Eliot and former Michigan First Lady Helen Milliken.
Here are a few of the people with ties to the Greater West Bloomfield area we also pay tribute to. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of these current or former area residents:
Richard Denis Salkowski, Dec. 26, 1942-Nov. 14, 2012
Bess V. Hysni, Aug. 5, 1936-Nov. 10, 2012
Myron N. "Joe" Ginsberg, Oct. 11, 1926-Nov. 2, 2012
Robert L. Freiberg, May 2, 1927-Oct. 30, 2012
Karen Petroff, Dec. 14, 1958-Oct. 28, 2012