Patty Cousins | Administrative Assistant
Patty has lived in the Davison community for 23 years and loves the area. Patty is married to husband Rob and has 3 children and 2 grandchildren. The oldest is Brendon, his wife Angela and 2 little ones, Emmalyn and Easton. They live and work in the Waterford area. Her son Lucas has finished his Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. Lucas will be moving to Alpena, MI to work as a choreographer, theatre performer/dancer and set carpenter for Thunder Bay Theatre. Her daughter Olivia is currently living in Dearborn, MI where she attends U of M and is working on her Masters in Clinical Psychology. Patty loves animals and spends her spare time rescuing abandoned and stray animals.
Gary Kramer | Audio/Video Tech
Gary began serving Davison United Methodist Church as Audio Video Director in 2005 after serving for over 20 years in a similar position at Flint Wesleyan Church.
After graduating from Wayne State University in 1979 with degrees in broadcasting and journalism, Gary helped co-found M & K Recordings Inc., distributing supplies and providing production assistance to churches, schools, radio stations, advertising agencies and other organizations. Later, Great American Radio was formed, suppling recordings of radio broadcasts from the 1930s, 40s, and 50s from his extensive library.
Gary continues doing audio recording today for groups such as the New Century Chorale, Livingston County Chorale, and others as well as for churches, and school choral and band organizations throughout the state, and provided audio assistance to the Rock of Ages Big Band.
Gary and LaDonna were married in 1986 and today enjoy a large, ever growing family.
Cindy Marko | Youth Director
Cindy grew up in Saginaw, before attending MTU in Houghton then Baker College in Owosso, earning a degree in accounting. Cindy has 2 sisters and 1 brother, and several nieces and nephews.
Cindy joined DUMC in 2005. Since then, she has served in many areas, but her passion and calling is children, specifically youth. She has been working with the youth group for several years as a volunteer, then as assistant youth director, now interim youth director.
In her spare time, Cindy likes to read, enjoy music, watch Red Wings, spoil her nieces and nephews, and spend time with her fur baby, Buddy.
Eun Lee | Accompanist
Eun Lee is trained in the classical method. She studied with well known musicians and teachers in South Korea. She started her studies in professional music school at the age of seven. She graduated with honors and earned Baccalaureate degrees in Music for both Piano Performance and Pedagogy from Gangneung Music College, South Korea. Upon graduation, she qualified as a soloist, concertmaster, and piano instructor. Eun Lee provides piano and organ accompanist support to DUMC. She loves to play the piano with people who love God. With her years of experience, she is excited to grow as a professional accompanist with DUMC.
Alex is a recent graduate of Grand Valley State University, where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education. Alex is very excited to have joined the staff at Davison United Methodist Church and is looking forward to getting to know everyone in the congregation, as well as the choirs. He is honored to have the opportunity to use his talents in the role of Music Director to better serve God. Alex plans to continue to build on the excellent tradition of incorporating music into the worship services at DUMC
Duane Combs | Custodian
He retired from the telephone company after 45 years: 30 years with GTE and 15 years with MBT. He was a System Tech installing central office equipment and large PBX equipment. He is married with four children: One boy and three girls. He has 9 grand children and 15 great grand children. He enjoys golf, pool shuffleboard, and darts which he plays at the senior winter games.
Stefanie Pickell l Nursery Assistant
Stefanie lived in Davison about 6 years. She has her own daycare at Davison. She has two boys and one girl.