Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

November 27, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 11/27/2011

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.


"¢ Donald J. Nowka, 83, of Jordan Twp., died Nov. 18; Penzien Funeral Homes, East Jordan.

"¢ Jane F. Johnson, 93, of Naples, Fla., and Torch Lake, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died Nov. 19.

"¢ Robert P. Scarborough, 79, of Bellaire, died Nov. 21; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ Nancy Jewell Vandergriff Brown, 76, of Mancelona, died Nov. 23; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ Chieko Prince, 83, of Central Lake, died Nov. 23; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ Nancy K. Schoensee, 59, of Central Lake, died Nov. 23; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ Paul V. Myszak, 79, of Bellaire, died Nov. 24; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.


"¢ Peter James Simpson, 69, of Frankfort, died Oct. 29; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Estella G. Blohm, 88, of Honor, died Nov. 21; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ John Alexander Chalmers, 78, of Honor, died Nov. 22; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Kathryn Burleigh, 69, of Frankfort, died Nov. 21; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.


"¢ Charles A. Perkins, 92, of Charlevoix, died Nov. 10; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

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

"¢ Evelyn Dusdal, 88, of Charlevoix, died Nov. 18; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Helen Claire (Hammond) Johnson, 98, of Charlevoix, died Nov. 19; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.


"¢ Brett E. Hoppe, 34, of Mullett Twp., died Nov. 18; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.

"¢ John M. Zimmerle, of Wolverine, died Nov. 18; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Ernestine A. "Ernie" Fish, 84, of Cheboygan, died Nov. 19; Beck Funeral Home, Rogers City.


"¢ Albert "Fritz" Williams, 79, of Maple Forest twp., died Nov. 21; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Kathleen A. Bourrie, 61, of Grayling, died Nov. 23; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.


"¢ Kirk Osoinach, 80, of Cross Village, died Sept. 17.

"¢ Robert McKeown Smith, 83, of Harbor Springs, died Nov. 17; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Theodore Edward "Ted" Gokee, 87, of Harbor Springs, died Nov. 20; Charles G. Parks Funeral Home, Petoskey.

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