Traverse City Record-Eagle

Death Notices

January 8, 2014

Death Notices: 01/08/2013

JOANNE RICHARDS BAUR, 96, formerly of Traverse City, died Jan. 2, 2014, in Ann Arbor.

Cremation has taken place. No services are planned at this time.

BERTHA ‘BERT’ ANN BIRGY, 67, of South Boardman, passed away peacefully at home Jan. 3, 2014.

Visitation will be today, Jan. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska. A celebration of Bert’s life will take place in the Chapel of Kalkaska Funeral Home Thursday, Jan. 9, at 11 a.m., with visitation from 10 a.m. Burial will be held in the spring at the Boardman Township Cemetery.

Arrangements were entrusted to Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

ARLENE H. CERNY, 77, of Bellaire, passed away Jan. 3, 2014, at Kalkaska Memorial Health Center.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 11, at 3 p.m., with visitation from 1 p.m., at the Bellaire Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

CHRISTINE CATHERINE GODIN, 86, of Roscommon, formerly of Kalkaska, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in St. Helen.

A memorial service will take place Saturday, Jan. 11, at noon, at the St. Albertus Catholic Church, Detroit.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

JAMES “JIM” MICHAEL RUCKI, 69, of Beulah, formerly of Dearborn, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at home with family by his side.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

The Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah, is in charge of arrangements.

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