Traverse City Record-Eagle

November 20, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 11/20/2011


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---- — EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a list of deaths reported during the past week by funeral directors in the 13-county northwest Michigan region.



ANTRIM

"¢ Glen Simmons, 85, of Kewadin, died Nov. 13; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ Sherry Allen, 73, of Mancelona, died Nov. 15; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ Edythe Mae (Thomas) Brechtelsbauer, 84, of Sioux Falls, S.D., formerly of Eastport, died Nov. 15; Miller Funeral Home, Sioux Falls, S.D., and Case Funeral Home, Saginaw.

"¢ Charles E. Irish, 53, of Mancelona, died Nov. 16; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.



BENZIE

"¢ Al Kassab, 63, of lLake Ann, died Nov. 12' Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ George Russell Wilkie, 88, of Lake Ann, died Nov. 15; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Christopher Edward Franklin Luedtke, 17, of Frankfort, died Nov. 16; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.

"¢ Chris Elroy Luedtke, 52, of Frankfort, died Nov. 16; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.

"¢ Linda Jo Luedtke, 45, of Frankfort, died Nov. 16; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ Steven J. Russell, 49, of Charlevoix, died Nov. 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Raymond J. Wallis, 78, of Grayling, died Nov. 11; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

"¢ James J. Hilligan, 68, died Nov. 12; Winchester Funeral Home Charlevoix.

"¢ Frank E. Kline, 84, of East Jordan, died Nov. 12; Green Funeral Home, Atlanta.

"¢ Evelyn Marie Kyser Hutchings Schweer, 87, of Charlevoix, died Nov. 13.



CHEBOYGAN

"¢ Elaine Carver, 79, of Indian River, died Nov. 12; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.

"¢ Sarah "Ann" Neumann, 84, of Cheboygan, died Nov. 13; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.



CRAWFORD

"¢ Joseph Zacek, 82, of Beaver Creek Twp., died Nov. 11; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Julia Mertes, 66, of Frederic, died Nov. 16; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Vernon B. Blaha, 93, of Grayling and Port Charlotte, Fla., died Nov. 17; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.



EMMET

"¢ Jean (Cook) Donner, 64, of Castle Rock, Colo., formerly of Harbor Springs, died Nov. 7; Horan and McConaty Family Chapel, Aurora, Colo.

"¢ , Pat Huber, of Alanson, died Nov. 12; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Mary Lou Bacon, 88, of Petoskey, died Nov. 16; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Myrtle "Marie" Burkle, 88, of Petoskey, died Nov. 16; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ William T. Soappman, 64, of Bremerton, Wash., formerly of Traverse City, died Nov. 2.

"¢ Ludwig "Louie" Aumueller, 77, of Traverse City, died Nov. 7; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Douglas Allen Finch, 60, formerly of Traverse City, died Nov. 10.

"¢ Mary Ann Heimforth, 80, of Suttons Bay, died Nov. 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Julie Cutler Black, 61, of Traverse City, died Nov. 11; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Ruth I. Edgett, 84, of Traverse City, died Nov. 11; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Bill Kolleth, 71, of Grawn, died Nov. 11; Life Story Funeral Home, Travesre City.

"¢ William Jason, 90, of Traverse City, died Nov. 12; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Nancy J. Fisher, 54, of Traverse City, died Nov. 13; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Leonard B. Novak, 70, of Kingsley, died Nov. 13; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Kenneth U. Tondreau, 40, of Traverse City, died Nov. 14; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Jeanne (Nesbitt) Wise, 81, of Traverse City, died Nov. 14; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Helen Ida Vanderpool, 82, of Traverse City, died Nov. 15; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Hom

"¢ Larry Wurm, of Grand Haven, formerly of Kingsley, died Nov. 15.

"¢ Randie John Gordon, 55, of Grawn, died Nov. 16; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Shirley J. Haining, 80, of Traverse City, died Nov. 16; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Beulah Maxine Shaw, 84, of Grawn, died Nov. 16; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Karen Ann Annis, 60, of Grand Traverse County, died Nov. 17; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ James H. Curtis, 73, of Fife Lake, died Nov. 17; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

"¢ Brice F. Bender, 87, of Traverse City, died Nov. 19; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Dorr Joseph Mead, 88, of Traverse City, died Nov. 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Raymond V. DeFrance, 72, of Kingsley, died Nov. 18; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

"¢ Retta M. Kalena, 81, died Nov. 18; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Hilda K. Cooper, 89, of Kalkaska, died Nov. 9; Kaul Funeral Home, Roseville.

"¢ Derek D. Dalton, 28, of Rapid City, died Nov. 12; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Charles G. Goen, 78, of Rapid City, died Nov. 14; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Joseph F. Hanna, 92, of Union Township, died Nov. 17; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

"¢ Charles "Bud" Moore, 70, of Kalkaska, died Nov. 19; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.



LEELANAU

"¢ Carolyn R. McAllister, 70, of Bingham Twp., died Nov. 13; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Michael Irvin Livingston, 50, of Suttons Bay, died Nov. 16; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.



MANISTEE

"¢ Pamela Lea Goodfellow, 56, of Manistee; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Anne W. Adams, 60, of Arcadia, died Oct. 17.

"¢ Lee D. Dean, 73, of Kaleva, died Nov. 12; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Leonard G. Tomaszewski, 78, of Manistee, died Nov. 12; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Opal J. Anderson, 87, of Manistee, died Nov. 14; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Rose Hendrickson, 97, of Copemish, died Nov. 14; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Gary A. Pieczynski, 57, of Manistee, died Nov. 16; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.



MISSAUKEE

"¢ Catherine L. Thompson, 78, of Lake City, died Nov. 9; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.

"¢ Robert Carlton Dore Sr., 87, of McBain, died Nov. 11; Burkholder Funeral Home, McBain.

"¢ Lorraine Lillian Krakowski, 81, of Lake City, died Nov. 14; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.

"¢ Betty Shaarda, 89, of McBain, died Nov. 17; Burkholder Funeral Home, McBain.



OTSEGO

"¢ Johanna Czapiewski, 71, of Vanderbilt, died Nov. 12; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Edith Holewinski, 88, of Gaylord, died Nov. 12; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Bob Harden, 91, of Gaylord, died Nov. 16; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

"¢ Shawna Lea Martell-Butkowski, 39, of Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of Cadillac, died Sept. 25.

"¢ Richard Walter Trowbridge, 75, of Cadillac, died Nov. 8; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Nora Kay (Barnes) Wetherell, 58, of Cadillac, died Nov. 12; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Beatrice L. Cramer, 91, of Manton, died Nov. 14; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.

"¢ Stephen L. Kolarevic, 76, of Cadillac, died Nov. 18; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.