Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 24, 2012

Death Notices: 12/24/2012


— EDWARD AYERS, 88, of Frederic, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at his home.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Dec. 24, at Nelson Funeral Home of Gaylord. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, at the funeral home, Burial will be in Ayers Acres Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by Nelson Funeral Home.

PHILIP A. BRAND, 67, of Grawn passed away Dec. 23, 2012, at Munson Hospice House.

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

LAURA R. CZERNIAK, 84, of Maple City died Dec. 19, 2012, at Maple Valley Nursing Home.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m., with a vigil service at 7 p.m. at St. Philip Neri Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will also take place at the church on Thursday, Dec. 27, at 11 a.m.

The family is being served by Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home.

NANCY DUBOIS, 84, of Traverse City, passed away Dec. 23, 2012, at home.

A complete obituary and service information will appear in a later edition of the Record-Eagle.

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

BENEDICT S. FLEIS, 96, of Traverse City, died Dec. 21, 2012.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 28, at 1 p.m., with visitation from noon, at the Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City. Visitation at the funeral home will be Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.

HILDA ARLENE GOULDING, 85, of Rapid

City, passed away on Dec. 21, 2012, at Kalkaska Memorial Health CenterLong Term Care.

Private family services will take place. Arrangements were entrusted to Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

WILFORD “WILLY” HENRY GRAHAM, 75, of Kalkaska, passed away on Dec. 22, 2012, at Munson Medical Center.

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

The family is being served by Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

JANET K. HARVEY, 63, of Traverse City, passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Munson Hospice House.

A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday’s Record-Eagle.

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

M. PAT MURTON, 89, of Central Lake, passed away Dec. 21, 2012, at The Brooks Assisted Living, Boyne City.

Private family services will take place.

Arrangements are being handled by the Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

LEO JOSEPH SKOWRONSKI, 88, of Suttons Bay, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Tendercare of Leelanau.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., with a rosary recitation at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26, at the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay. The Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at St. Michael’s Church of Suttons Bay.

Arrangements are with the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay.