GLORIA E. ELKINS, 81 of Mancelona, passed away Oct. 19, 2013 at Charlevoix Area Hospital.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23,at St. Luke Catholic Church with Fr. James Gardiner officiating. The Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes is handling the arrangements.
JOHN HAINES, 92, of Bellaire, passed away on Oct. 21, 2013 at his home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Bellaire Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. A graveside service with military honors will be at 1 p.m., Friday, at Lakeview Cemetery, Bellaire.
HARRY G. LOWE, 61, of Mancelona passed away Oct. 18, 2013 at his home.
Harry will be buried at Perry Mount Park Cemetery in Pontiac, Mich. No services are planned at this time. The Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes is handling the arrangements.
JEFFERY L. LENTZ, of Lake Ann, 58, died Oct. 20, 2013 at his home. Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jowett Family Funeral Homes in Benzonia. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at the funeral home. Burial in Benzonia Twp. Cemetery. Arrangements by Jowett Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Benzonia and Frankfort.
WALTER “BILL” W. MATEER, 82, of Lake Leelanau, died Friday Oct. 19, 2013 at Munson Hospice House. Arrangement are incomplete at this time. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City to handle the arrangements.
CHESTER J. “CHET” PILAT, 80, of Kewadin formerly of Detroit, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 at Munson Medical Center.
Mass from the Order of Christian Funerals will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 143 Charles St., Elk Rapids, with Rev. Robert J. Zuchowski presiding. Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery immediately following Mass.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Elk Rapids.
REX SHELDON, 48, of Kingman, Ariz., formerly of Buckley, died Sept. 3, 2013. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, at Buckley Tabernacle.
EVERETT E. SPEER, age 57, of Buckley, passed away at Munson Medical Center on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.