Traverse City Record-Eagle

Archived Obituaries

April 17, 2010

How to search our obituary archives

Because of website changes over the years, our obituaries appear in different places on the Internet, beginning May 1, 1999. Obituaries prior to May 1, 1999 are not online.

Looking for an older, archived guestbook?

If you purchased your loved one's guestbook that was published between October 14, 2005 and April 20, 2010, it is still available online at Use the "Search Obituaries" box that appears on the right side of's homepage. If you have trouble finding your purchased guestbook, please e-mail

Obituaries published July 22, 2009 - Present

Use the "Search Site" box that appears above the advertisement to the right. Search using the deceased's name.

Obituaries published October 14, 2005 - July 21, 2009

Go to and use the "Search Obituaries" box that appears on the right side of the screen.

Obituaries published May 1, 1999 - October 13, 2005

Use the search or browse options at

Obituaries prior to May 1, 1999

We do not have obituaries online older than May 1, 1999. To locate a Record-Eagle obituary prior this date, contact the periodicals section of Traverse Area District Library (231-932-8500) or NMC Osterlin Library (231-995-1060), both of which have microfilm records of our paper.

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