Traverse City Record-Eagle

November 27, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 11/27/2011


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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

"¢ 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.



BENZIE

"¢ 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.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ 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.



CHEBOYGAN

"¢ 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.



CRAWFORD

"¢ 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.



EMMET

"¢ 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.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Marie E. Zak, 65, of Traverse City; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Joseph Michael O'Hara, of Traverse City, died Nov. 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

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

"¢ Joseph F. Hanna, 93, of Traverse City, died Nov. 17; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Nancy E. Soules, 88, of Dimondale, formerly of Traverse City, died Nov. 18; Field & Leik Funeral Home, Dimondale.

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

"¢ Frances Friend Collins, 104, of Melbourne, Fla., formerly of Traverse City, died Nov. 19; Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne, Fla.

"¢ Traisen Jace Achard, infant son of Troy and Jill Achard, of Kingsley, stillborn Nov. 20; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Karl William "Bill" Booher Jr., 68, of Williamsburg, died Nov. 20; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Geneve Jewell Avery, of Traverse City, died Nov. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Dr. Daniel R. "Dmytro" Daciuk, 76, of Traverse City, died Nov. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Richard Lee "Rich" Kroupa, 61, of Fife Lake, died Nov. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Alden J. Purvis, 95, of Traverse City, died Nov. 21; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Susan Low Hayward Sayre, 95, of Traverse City, died Nov. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Eva Geraldine "Jeri" Voelker, of Traverse City, died Nov. 21; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Richard P. "Dick" Smith, 89, of Traverse City, died Nov. 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Virginia Claire Conklin, 86, of Traverse City, died Nov. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Donna M. Ockert, 70, of Interlochen, died Nov. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Dean Alan Tompkins, 57, of Marquette, formerly of Traverse City, died Nov. 23; Fassbender-Swanson Funeral Home, Marquette.

"¢ Sandra Arlene Nault, 79, of Traverse City, died Nov. 24; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

"¢ Evelyn Strachan, 81, of Traverse City, died Nov. 24; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

"¢ Elaine J. Cadmus, 86, of Traverse City, died Nov. 25; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Chad E. Strait, 36, of Traverse City, died Nov. 21; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Kenneth H. Seabolt, 57, of Kalkaska, died Nov. 22; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.



LEELANAU

"¢ Maxine Mae Korson, 81, of Suttons Bay, died Nov. 20; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Barry Allen Boone, 63, of Suttons Bay, died Nov. 21; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Dorian C. Mantei, 65, of Monroe, formerly of Empire, died Nov. 21; Rupp Funeral Home, Monroe.



MANISTEE

"¢ William F. Preston, 66, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Manistee, died Nov. 4; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Jerome J. Steinberg, 77, of Manistee, died Nov. 17; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Floyd E. Wetherell, 83, of Manistee, died Nov. 19; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Dorothy R. Stefanick, 88, of Manistee, died Nov. 22; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Jack Earl St. John, 81, of Wellston, died Nov. 22; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Guadalupe Garcia, 72, of Manistee, died Nov. 23; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Bear Lake.

"¢ Steven John Joseph, 67, of Onekama, died Nov. 23; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Carl W. Anderson, 72, of Bear Lake, died Nov. 24; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.



OTSEGO

"¢ William I. Sharp Jr., 77, of Gaylord, died Nov. 9; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

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

"¢ William Nash, 50, of Gaylord, died Nov. 19; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Teofista "Pete" DeLuna, 87, of Gaylord, died Nov. 20; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Philip Curtiss, 78, of Gaylord, died Nov. 22; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Frank Koscielniak, 79, of Gaylord, died Nov. 22; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Richard Love Sr., 87, of Gaylord, died Nov. 23; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Opal Scherf, 101, of Gaylord, died Nov. 23; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

"¢ Randy Gene Wilson, 61, of Cadillac, died Nov. 16.

"¢ Ella C. Boyce, 91, of Cadillac, died Nov. 17; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.

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

"¢ Raymond Frederick McConnell, 87, of Cadillac, died Nov. 19; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.