Traverse City Record-Eagle

March 17, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 03/17/2013


Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — 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

• Nellie M. Parmelee, 92, of Bellaire, died March 9; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

• Richard C. Youngs, 58, of Bellaire, died March 11; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

• William K. Good, 87, of Central Lake, died March 14; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

• Ronald G. Reffitt Jr., 46, of Elk Rapids, died March 14; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Donald Ritter, of Mancelona, died March 16; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

BENZIE

• Donald E. Izatt, 73, of Lake Ann, died March 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Linda Sue McAlpin, 64, of Lake Ann, died March 13; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

CHARLEVOIX

• Norman E. Probert, 75, of Charlevoix, died March 1; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Richard Paul Seligman, 68, of Charlevoix, died March 11; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Dennis Urman, 62, of Boyne City, died March 14; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

CHEBOYGAN

• Theodore J. DeGroff, 87, of Cheboygan, died March 7.

• Arbutus M. “Beauty” Lang, 89, of Cheboygan, died March 8.

• Florence Louise Payne, 93, of Traverse City and Cheboygan, died March 9.

• Joyce (LaPorte) Retzloff, 85, of Cheboygan, died March 9.

• Marie D. Pellenz, 52, of Cheboygan, died March 11; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

• Clement R. Passino, 67, of Cheboygan, died March 12.

• Theresa Maria Schaefer, 82, of Cheboygan, died March 12; Chagnon Funeral Home, Onaway.

EMMET

• Robert Lee Archer, 60, of Petoskey, died March 9; Charles G. Parks Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Genevieve Backie, 106, of Petoskey, died on March 9; Charles G. Parks Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Irvin “Luke” Handwerk, 91, of Petoskey, died March 9; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Michael O. Hills, 76, of Petoskey, died March 9.

• Nola Murphy, 90, of Alanson, died March 11; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Lucille M. (Price) Seiler, 84, of Mason, formerly of Petoskey, died March 11.

• Marian Kilborn Campbell, 94, of Petoskey, died March 12; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

• Colette M. Hibbler, 60, of Petoskey, died March 12; Charles G. Parks Funeral Home, Petoskey.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• David Leslie Low, 62, of Traverse City; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Edward M. Seabrook, 96, of Traverse City, died March 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Myrtle Jane Brimmer, 79, of Traverse City, died March 6; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Richard Mayhew Hulbert, 72, of Williamsburg, died March 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Annabel E. LaPlante, 72, of Derry, N.H., formerly of Traverse City, died March 8; Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Londonderry, N.H.

• Julian Wesley Brigham, 100, of Grawn, died March 9; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Eugene B. LaPlante, 76, of Derry, N.H., formerly of Traverse City, died March 9; Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Londonderry, N.H.

• Catherine Patterson, 92, of Old Mission Peninsula, died March 9; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Melvin L. Waite, of Traverse City, died March 11.

• Anna Mary Norkoli, 89, of Traverse City, died March 12; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.

• Sharon Ione Wilhelm, 78, of Traverse City, died March 12; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Rebecca Ann Elliott, 46, of Traverse City, died March 13; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

• Neta P. Evans, 90, of Traverse City, died March 13; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Betty Jean Ives, 48, of Traverse City, died March 13; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Ralph Francis Reamer, 77, of Traverse City, died March 13; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Helen R. Brackney, 82, of Holt, formerly of Traverse City, died March 14; Estes-Leadley Funeral Home, Holt.

• Leah Woods, 59, of Traverse City, died March 15; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Jack R. Richards, 83, of Fenton, formerly of Traverse City, died March 16; Sharp Funeral Home, Fenton.

KALKASKA

• Richard Godden, 63, of Rapid City, died March 10; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

• Trudy R. Nygren, 57, of Kalkaska, died March 14; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

LEELANAU

• Sadayoshi Omoto, 90, of Leland, died March 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Grafton M. Thomas, of Northport, died March 5; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Joseph P. Peplinski, 82, formerly of Leelanau County, died March 9.

• Ruth Helmrich, 94, of Glen Arbor, died March 14; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Julie M. Nowinski, 60, of Lake Leelanau, died March 14; Mortensen Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

MANISTEE

• June Claudia Lass, 96, of Onekama, died March 7; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

• Richard A. Knechtges, 67, of Manistee, died March 14; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

MISSAUKEE

• Hermina Boes, 81, of McBain, died March 11.

• Warren M. Stanhope, 89, of Lake City, died March 12.

• Mary Egbert, of Lake City, died March 13; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.

OTSEGO

• William J. Penn, 83, of Johannesburg, died March 7; Gaylord Funeral and Cremation Service, Gaylord.

• Lillian W. Uutinen, 86, of Gaylord died March 8; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Mary A. Durecki, 79, of Gaylord, died March 10; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Lila M. (Davis) Matusik, 89, of Detroit, formerly of Gaylord, died March 10; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

WEXFORD

• Jeffrey S. Ellens, 51, of Cadillac, died March 8; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.

• Leon John Cochrane, 83, of Cadillac, died March 12.

• Vadi M. Nowland, 67, of Cadillac, died March 12.

• Lenore Rossan, 96, of Mesick, died March 12.

• Chad Michael Schappa, 34, of Kentwood, formerly of Cadillac, died March 12.