Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 25, 2012

Death Notices; 12/25/2012


---- — CLIFFORD D. LANNING, 67, of Mancelona, died on Dec. 23, 2012, at his home.

Funeral services will take place on Friday, Dec. 28, at the Mancelona Free Methodist Church with Pastor Gerald Cook officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of services at 1 p.m. at the church.

The Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes is serving the family.

JOSEPH RUSSELL ORFE JR., 55, of Honor, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 20, 2012, at his home.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. A full obituary will appear to announce the memorial service.

Arrangements were entrusted to Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

MARY E. RUGGLES, 85, died Dec. 23, 2012. She was a resident at Tendercare, Traverse City.

She is survived by Margaret "Meg" Walton of Traverse City, and Glenn Ruggles of Commerce Township.

Services are tentatively planned for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, at Price Funeral Home, Royal Oak.

ARLENE A. SVIDRON, age 83, of Stronach, passed away peacefully, Sunday morning, Dec. 23, 2012, at her home.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Manistee. The family will receive friends at the church Saturday morning from 10 a.m. until time of services.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Johnson Funeral Home of Manistee.