Denise Acton
Owner, Nature’s Remedies Homeopathic Store
Interviewed 2006

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Fr. Enzo Addari
Administrator for the St. Louis Center
Interviewed 2011

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Courtney Aldrich
Director, Chelsea Cooperative Preschool
Interviewed 2009

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Ron Andrews
Chelsea District Library, Head of Technology
Interviewed 2005

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Alex Anest
Chelsea Center for the Arts, Music Teacher
Interviewed 2010

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Ross Argir
Founding member of Celtic group CrossBow and GVSU student
Interviewed 2013

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Lindsay Bacon
Director, Chelsea Senior Center
Interviewed 2010

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Michele Balaka
Owner, The TreeHouse
Interviewed 2006

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Gigi Batsakis
Owner, Gigi’s Flowers
Interviewed 2004

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Alisa Bauer
Chelsea Area Players, Actress/Director
Interviewed 2005

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Cal Bauer
CHS Senior, Athlete/Musician
Interviewed 2010

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Doug Beaumont
Director, Chelsea United Way
Interviewed 2005

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Bill Bliss
Botanist/Photographer
Interviewed 2005

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David Bloom
Engineer/Musician

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Phil Boham
Project Director, St. Joseph Mercy of Chelsea
Interviewed 2015
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Winston Boyer
Chelsea’s Cookie Man
Interviewed 2010

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Bryce Bradley
Chelsea High School Senior / Cross Country and Track Standout
Interviewed 2011

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Brian Brill
Emmy-winning composer and musician
Interviewed 2004

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Joe Brosnan
Business owner and former teacher
Interviewed 2009

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Bob Brown
Former minister and peace advocate
Interviewed 2008

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Deborah Burand
Micro-Finance Expert / UM Law School Professor
Interviewed 2013

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Vince Burg
Former pharmacist, Burg’s Drug Store
Interviewed 2008

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Margaret Callahan
Owner, Pierce’s Pastries Plus
Interviewed 2008

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Dean Carpenter
Nurse Practitioner- NSO Homeless Shelter and UM Chest Pain Center.
Interviewed 2012

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Rick Catherman
Director of Bands, Chelsea High School
Interviewed 2015
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Bill Chandler
Former CHS teacher/work study coordinator and 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award winner.
Interviewed 2010

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Pat Cleary
Partner in Cleary’s Pub
Interviewed 2012

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Tom Clemons
Owner, Chelsea Village Hardware
Interviewed 2005

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Flo Collins
Local artist and Red Cross volunteer
Interviewed 2004

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Craig Common
The Common Grill Owner/Chef and Sounds & Sights Founder
Interviewed 2014
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Pat Conlin
Chelsea City Attorney
Interviewed 2006

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Nancy Cooper
Chelsea Garden Club
Interviewed 2008

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Lori Coryell
Director, Chelsea District Library
Interviewed 2016

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Jeff Cowall
Amateur Radio Operator & Skywarn Weather Spotter
Interviewed 2012

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Mark Creswell
Great Lakes Zoological Society
Interviewed 2010

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Jeff Crowder
Minister, Church of the Nazarene and Chelsea School Board member
Interviewed 2008

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Ian & Sara Cumming
Chelsea Chamber Players
Interviewed 2005

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Bob Daniels
Owner, Chelsea Lumber Company
Interviewed 2004

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Bill Darwin
Stained Glass Artisan/Waterloo Croquet Club
Interviewed 2007

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Rick DeTroyer
Metal artist/former teacher
Interviewed 2005

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Tom Diab
President, Chelsea Historical Society
Interviewed 2008

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Jane Diesing
2005 Citizen of the Year/ Village Shoppe
Interviewed 2005

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Art Dils
Former Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Interviewed 2016

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Jerzy Drozd
Cartoonist/Artist in Residence for Chelsea District Library & CCA
Interviewed 2011

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Mort Dunlop
Retired electrician / magician / Linda’s father
Interviewed 2007

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Rita Dunlop
Chelsea Garden Club / Linda’s mother
Interviewed 2009

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Tim Eder
National Wildlife Federation / Conservationist
Interviewed 2004

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Bill Eversole
ARCA / ReMax Racecar driver
Interviewed 2005

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Rich Fahle
Founder of Astral Road Media / Former VP of Borders Group
Interviewed 2011

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Jon Falk
Equiment Manager, University of Michigan football team
Interviewed 2006

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Ken Faulk
Chelsea High School Auditorium Manager / Technical Director
Interviewed 2006

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Irv Feller
Founder, University of Michigan Burn Center
Interviewed 2008

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Francisca Fernandez
Co-owner, New Chelsea Market / Escaping Castro’s Cuba
Interviewed 2008

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D.J. Fischer
Cadet Airman Civil Patrol
Interviewed 2012

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Rita Fischer
Volunteer / Photographer / Former police officer
Interviewed 2008

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Kevin Frahm
Manager, The Mission Marketplace
Interviewed 2005

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John Frank
Preservation Chelsea
Interviewed 2005

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Wes Fritzemeier
Chelsea High School musician / Talent show contestant
Interviewed 2005

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Wally Fusilier
Scientist / Water Quality Specialist
Interviewed 2007

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Gary Galvin
Co-owner/operator, Chelsea Gallery
Interviewed 2004

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Glen Geer
Professional Square Dance Caller
Interviewed 2011

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Jennifer Giacomelli
Co-owner/operator, Tree of Life Dance Studio
Interviewed 2006

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Curtrice Goddard
Wellness Educator at Back to the Roots
Interviewed 2012

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Jennifer Goulet
Executive Director, Chelsea Center for the Arts
Interviewed 2006

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Nancy Graebner
CEO of Chelsea Community Hospital
Interviewed 2012

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Eddie Greenleaf, III
Owner/Operator, Chelsea Lanes
Interviewed 2006

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Ed Greenleaf, Sr.
Coordinator, Chelsea 175th Celebration
Interviewed 2009

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Ben & Gavin Gunderson
Hiked 2,663 mile Pacific Crest Trail
Interviewed 2007

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Bart Hammer
Northwest Airlines pilot
Interviewed 2005

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John Hanifan
Chelsea City Manager
Interviewed 2008

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Deb Hardcastle
Infant Safe-sleep Coordinator
Interviewed 2010

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Bill Harmer
Head of Adult Services, Chelsea District Library
Interviewed 2009

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Deb Harrington
Chelsea Community Garden
Interviewed 2010

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Nancy Harris
2009 Citizen of the Year
Interviewed 2009

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Brenda Hartman
Clinical psychologist
Interviewed 2005

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Patty Jo Herndon
Gift of Life Organ Donation / Donor family / Volunteer
Interviewed 2004

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Paula Herzog
Dietitian / Nutritional Consultant
Interviewed 2006

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Amy Heydlauff
CEO of Five Healthy Towns
Interviewed 2017

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Mark Heydlauff
Co-owner, Heydlauff’s Appliances and Electronics
Interviewed 2007

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Norm & Betty Hinderer
Life-long Chelsea farmers
Interviewed 2004

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Elsie Hochrein
Reflecting on a century in Chelsea
Interviewed 2010

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Bill Hohnke
Teacher, Actor with Chelsea Area Players
Interviewed 2010

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Dudley Holmes
2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Interviewed 2016

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Howdy Holmes
President & CEO of Chelsea Milling Company
Interviewed 2011

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Kelly Hone
Colors the Clown
Interviewed 2010

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Arlene Howe
Former Nurse and Health Systems Innovator
Interviewed 2013
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Diane Howlin
Physician and founder of the Hope Clinic
Interviewed 2010

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Andy Ingall
Chelsea School District Superintendent
Interviewed 2014
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Mike Jackson
Owner, Vogel’s & Foster’s
Interviewed 2005

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Terry Jacoby
Editor, Chelsea Standard / Dexter Leader
Interviewed 2007

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Borek Janik
Resident of Czechoslovakia under Hitler and Stalin
Interviewed 2013
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Badria Jazairi
Storyteller / Author / Descended from royalty
Interviewed 2006

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Will Johnson
Former CEO of the Chelsea Community Hospital and 2010 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award
Interviewed 2011

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Marcus Kaemming
Principal, North Creek Elementary
Interviewed 2005

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Laura Kasischke
Award-winning Author/Poet
Interviewed 2014
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Dave Killips
Superintendent, Chelsea School District
Interviewed 2006

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Mike King
Thirty-year Law Enforcement Veteran, Tae Kwon Do Champion
Interviewed 2011

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Katie Koval
Chelsea High School Drum Major
Interviewed 2008

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Bobby Kucinski
Chelsea High School student / Company C
Interviewed 2009

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Susan Lackey
Legacy Land Conservancy
Interviewed 2010

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Don & Helen Laier
Siblings & Operators of a centennial farm in Lima Township
Interviewed 2006

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Helen Lancaster
Former owner of Chelsea Pharmacy
Interviewed 2012

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Donna Lane
Lane Animal Hospital
Interviewed 2004

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Hertha Laupmanis
Escaped Hitler’s Austria
Interviewed 2006

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Jason Lindauer
City Council member / Coach
Interviewed 2007

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Jan Loveland
Owner, Cranesbill Books / Bibliophile
Interviewed 2006

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Alison Mackie
Owner, Chelsea Underground Art Gallery
Interviewed 2015

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Marco Mancinelli
Photographer / Michigan Photographer of the Year
Interviewed 2006

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Ali Mann
Bowling Green University Basketball – stand out player
Interviewed 2007

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John Mann
President, Chelsea State Bank
Interviewed 2004

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Deb Mantel
Singer / Songwriter
Interviewed 2008

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Chris Martinson
Founder and Head Brewer of Chelsea Alehouse
Interviewed 2012

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David Mastie
Award Winning Retired Science Teacher/ Adult Learners Institute Instructor & Volunteer
Interviewed 2013

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Warren Mayer
Chelsea Director of Bands / Atomic veteran
Interviewed 2009

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John Maynard
CHS student/actor/film producer
Interviewed 2005

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Dick McCalla
VP & Partner, Chelsea Lumber Company
Interviewed 2011

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Michelle McCarthy
Therapy dog trainer / volunteer
Interviewed 2005

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Michelle McClellan
Historian / preservation advocate
Interviewed 2009

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Linda Meloche
Host of Around Town with Linda
Interviewed 2005 by Andy Ingall

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Lenard McDougall
Former Chelsea Police Chief
Interviewed 2013

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Jack Merkel
2004 Chelsea Citizen of the Year / Former co-owner of Merkel’s
Interviewed 2004

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Joseph Merkel
Auctioneer / Appraisal expert
Interviewed 2004

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Ashley Miller Helmholdt
Manager of the Chelsea Farmers Market and the Bushel Basket Market
Interviewed 2013

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John & Gloria Mitchell
Directors, Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home
Interviewed 2005

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Lonnie Mitchell
Math Department Head, Chelsea High School / Teacher
Interviewed 2008

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Scott Moore
Chelsea pediatrician
Interviewed 2006

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Elise Moretti
100 year old CRC resident, born during Halley’s Comet in 1910
Interviewed 2011

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Palmer Morrel-Samuels
Research psychologist / Business owner / Inventor
Interviewed 2009

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Michelle Mountain
Resident Artist, Purple Rose Theatre Company
Interviewed 2007

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Kendra Moyle
U.S. Figure Skating Gold Medalist
Interviewed 2006

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Dan Murphy
Former owner of Chelsea Pharmacy
Interviewed 2013

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Marijane Nelson
Adoption advocate
Interviewed 2007

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Maurine Nelson
Director, Adult Learners Institute
Interviewed 2009

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Lisa Nickel
Principal, South Meadows Elementary
Interviewed 2007

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Len Niehoff
Attorney / Pastoral assistant
Interviewed 2007

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Larry Ogden
Local artist / Retired Professor, Geologist
Interviewed 2012

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Susan Ogden
Local artist / graphic designer
Interviewed 2005

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Jim O’Neill
SRSLY community program / business owner
Interviewed 2008

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Janice Ortbring
Edgar Norman Creative / Yellow Door
Interviewed 2009

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Rupert Otto
Musician / Teacher / Organ designer
Interviewed 2006

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George Palmer
history of Palmer Ford
Interviewed 2005

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Tina Patterson
Executive Director, Chelsea Senior Center
Interviewed 2007

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Amanda Patton
Chelsea High School actress / Vocalist / Musician
Interviewed 2007

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Nancy Paul
Executive Director, Faith in Action
Interviewed 2004

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Jim Payeur
Chelsea Fire Chief
Interviewed 2006

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Shawn Personke
PR Specialist, Chelsea District Library
Interviewed 2007

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Greg Peter
Retired Veterinarian, Sportsman, Huron-Waterloo Pathways Advocate
Interviewed 2016

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Bob Pierce
Executive Director, Chelsea Chamber of Commerce
Interviewed 2007

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Trinh Pifer
Owner, The Garden Mill
Interviewed 2006

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Alexander Pollock
Inventor – Musician – City Planner – Architect – Owner of 1890’s Trolley
Interviewed 2015
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Julia Porter
Captain of the Washtenaw Whippets Field Hockey Team
Interviewed 2013

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Jeff Powell
Owner/Operator, Remedy Charter Fishing Service
Interviewed 2006

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Sheila Pursglove
Author / Freelance writer
Interviewed 2008

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Marc Rafferty
Owner, The Middle Bead
Interviewed 2004

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Gary Reed
Owner/Operator of Reed Barbering of Chelsea
Interviewed 2015
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Don Richter
Sports Editor, Chelsea Standard & Dexter Leader
Interviewed 2006

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Bob Riemenschneider
President, Riemco Building Company
Interviewed 2013

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Jeff Rohrer
Executive Director, Chelsea Community Education
Interviewed 2005

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Viktor Rozsa
Chelsea High School student / musician / athlete
Interviewed 2008

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Cathy Russ
Director, Chelsea District Library
Interviewed 2006

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Ray Schairer
Lifelong farmer / Maker of musical bones
Interviewed 2007

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Chris Scharrer
CTO/Owner of DCS Technology Design
Interviewed 2009

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Roy Schmidt
Mountain climber / Western Washtenaw Democrats
Interviewed 2008

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Denny Schumann
Vietnam War Veteran – Wounded in Operation Junction City
Interviewed 2013
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John Schwarz
Local artist / River Gallery
Interviewed 2009

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Nate Schwarze
Chelsea High School basketball co-captain
Interviewed 2007

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Elizabeth Sensoli
2013 Library Friend of the Year
Interviewed 2014
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Pete Severn
Master Scientific Glass Blower
Interviewed 2014
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Anthony Shakeshaft
Born and raised in Little Lever, England/Advocate for Chelsea Nondiscrimination Ordinance/Partner in Washtenaw County’s 2nd Same-sex marriage
Interviewed 2015
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Mmickey Shine
Gold record-winning drummer / Artist / Poet
Interviewed 2009

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Sarah Smalheer
Marathon runner
Interviewed 2009

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George Sparrow
Local historian / Interurban railroad expert
Interviewed 2005

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Mike Stapish
Show dog owner / handler
Interviewed 2008

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Mike Steklac
Chelsea City Manager
Interviewed 2005

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Krystn Stephens
Slow Food Movement
Interviewed 2007

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Lucy Stieber
Principal, Pierce Lake Elementary
Interviewed 2006

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Julia Strimer
Retired Teacher/Environmental Activist
Interviewed 2016

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Burrill Strong
Local photographer
Interviewed 2008

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Scott Sumner
Chelsea Chief of Police
Interviewed 2004

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Charlie Taylor
Research biologist and bone marrow recipient
Interviewed 2009

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Nathan Taylor
Chelsea High School vocalist / musician
Interviewed 2005

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Rick Taylor
Realtor / Archery champion
Interviewed 2008

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George Till
Chelsea Historical Society / Civil War Re-enactor
Interviewed 2007

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Emily Torrance
Governor’s Youth Service Award Finalist
Interviewed 2014
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Ed Toth
Chelsea Chief of Police
Interviewed 2007

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Tom Turek
Winner, Port Huron to Mackinac Race
Interviewed 2008

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Nicole Tweedie
Trainer & Fitness Instructor
Interviewed 2012

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Henri Vanderwaard
Member of the Dutch Underground in World War II
Interviewed 2005

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Jon Van Hoek
Co-Captain of the “Chelsea Monitors” Historic Base Ball Club / Stay at Home Dad
Interviewed 2011

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Fred VanReesema
Retired physician / Raised in Java
Interviewed 2005

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Melody Vassoff
Local poet
Interviewed 2005

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Katie Wagner
Longtime Chelsea Resident, Staffan & McKune Descendant
Interviewed 2014
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Lynn Walter
University of Michigan Professor Emerita, Geological Sciences / “Deny the Mine” Advocate
Interviewed 2014
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Kyle Webber
Director of Music Ministries, First United Methodist Church
Interviewed 2010

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Kiana Weber
Member of the International Fiddle Group “Barrage”
Interviewed 2011

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Ron Weiser
Former Ambassador to Slovakia / Clocktower Complex
Interviewed 2007

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Wayne Welton
Chelsea High School Athletic Director
Interviewed 2009

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Wayne Weston
Relay For Life / Living with cancer
Interviewed 2007

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Mike Wheeler
Awaiting kidney transplant
Interviewed 2006

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Sue Whitmarsh
Co-owner of Breathe Yoga Studio
Interviewed 2015

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Jerry Wilczynski
CEO, Silver Maples
Interviewed 2008

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Marti Williams
Chelsea High School cheer coach
Interviewed 2005

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George Winans
WWII pilot, shot down twice / Owner, Winans Jewelry
Interviewed 2006

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Zuzana Wiseley
Raised in Communist Slovakia
Interviewed 2009

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Ashley Wiseman
Human rights and accessibility advocate/activist
Interviewed 2011

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John Wissinger
Model railroad enthusiast
Interviewed 2007

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Gary Wonders
Chelsea Community Fair Board Member
Interviewed 2012

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Barbara Wright
Minister, First Congregational Church
Interviewed 2005

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John Zainea
Chelsea High School English teacher / Vocal Director / Musician
Interviewed 2005

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