Traverse City Record-Eagle

May 9, 2013

Death Notices: 05/09/2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — LLOYD BIGFORD, 88, of Lovells, passed away May 5, 2013.

Services will be held at Lovells Community Chapel Friday, May 10, at 11 a.m.

Arrangements are by Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home.

RICHARD JOSEPH EYMAN, 58, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Tendercare of Traverse City.

Arrangements are pending.

The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

ARTHUR WILLIAM GORDEN, 65, of Beulah, formerly of Linden, died May 6, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, May 9, 2013, at Sharp Funeral Homes, Linden Chapel, 209 East Broad Street, Linden. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service today.

Those desiring may make contributions to Hospice of Michigan.

Online condolences may be posted on the obituaries page of

BONNIE MARIE LYON, 62, formerly of Buckley and Traverse City, passed away in Greenville, S.C., April 27, 2013.

Funeral services will be held in Traverse City at First Church of the Nazarene on May 11, at 1 p.m., with visitation one hour prior. A graveside service at Williamsburg Cedar Rapids Cemetery will immediately follow church services, then family and friends will return to the church for a memorial meal.

Cremation arrangements were provided by Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Greenville, S.C.

JOSEPH “FRANK” MCGILLIVARY, 80, of Royal Oak, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013, at William Beaumont Hospital Hospice, Royal Oak. Joseph was the father of Record-Eagle reporter, Brian McGillivary.

Visitation will be today, May 9, from 2 to 8:30 p.m., with a scripture service at 7 p.m., at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. Eleven Mile Road, Royal Oak. The funeral Mass will be Friday, May 10, at noon, at National Shrine of the Little Flower Catholic Church, corner of 12 Mile Road and Woodward Ave., Royal Oak. Inurnment with military honors will be Monday, May 13, at 10 a.m., at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly.

LORRAINE CECIL (MORRIS) PLATZ, 76, of Cadillac, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Mercy Hospital, Cadillac.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., with visitation from 11 a.m., Saturday, May 11, at Cherry Grove Nazarene Church. Pastor Cecil Morris Jr. will officiate. Burial will follow in Cherry Grove Township Cemetery.

The family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee.

DOLLY LOU (ADKINS) SABOURIN, 66, of Fife Lake, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013, at home.

A funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska, Friday, May 10, at 1 p.m., with visitation from noon.

Arrangements were entrusted to Kalkaska Funeral Home.

A celebration of life for BERNARD J. SOCHA, of Traverse City, who passed away Dec. 31, 2012, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11 at the Elks Lodge #323, 625 Bay St., Traverse City. Memorial contributions may be made to “Trojan Athletic Booster — Socha Memorial” at Traverse City Central Athletic Department, 1150 Milliken Dr., Traverse City, MI 49686.

LAFONNA SPASICH, 90, passed away on Feb. 8, 2013.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, at the Grace Lutheran Church in Elk Rapids.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home.