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Van Elslander was longtime supporter of Capuchins, Solanus Center

Van Elslander

Detroit — Art Van Elslander, founder of furniture chain Art Van Furniture, passed away after a yearlong battle with cancer on Feb. 11. He was 87. Van Elslander, a Detroit native, was a longtime supporter of the Detroit-based Capuchin Province of St. Joseph and the Catholic Youth Organization of the Archdiocese of Detroit. His funeral…

Sr. Molly Giller, OP

Sr Giller

Sr. Molly (baptized Mary Elizabeth) Giller, formerly Sr. Michael Maureen Giller, died Feb. 5 at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian. She was 79 and in her 57th year in the Adrian Dominican Congregation. Sr. Giller was born in Columbus, Ohio, to Rowland and Mary Elizabeth (Cotter) Giller. She earned degrees from Siena Heights College…

Art Van Elslander, supporter of the Capuchins and Solanus Casey Center, dies at 87

DETROIT — Art Van Elslander, founder of furniture chain Art Van Furniture, passed away after a yearlong battle with cancer on Feb. 11. He was 87. Van Elslander, a Detroit native, was a supporter of the Detroit-based Capuchin Province of St. Joseph and the Catholic Youth Organization of the Archdiocese of Detroit. On Dec. 17,…