Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

February 27, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 02/27/2011

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.

ANTRIM

"¢ Harold "Spike" E. Belford, 88, of Torch Lake, died Feb. 23; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ Geraldine Crothers, 86, of Alden, died Feb. 23; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

BENZIE

"¢ Dorothy P. Pierce, 83, of Grass Lake, formerly of Benzie County, died Feb. 19.

"¢ Richard E. Seibert, 71, of Lake Ann, died Feb. 21; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

CHARLEVOIX

"¢ Connie L. Kruskie, 74, of Charlevoix, died Feb. 18; Charles G. Parks Funeral Home, Petoskey.

CRAWFORD

"¢ James Schuster, 69, of Kissimee, Fla., formerly of Grayling, died Feb. 21; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Evelyn Slusher, 79, of Grayling, died Feb. 22; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Marvin Forbes, 74, of Merritt and Grayling, died Feb. 24; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Aaron Richard Peterson, 30, of Grayling, died Feb. 24; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

EMMET

"¢ Edward M. Ginop, 90, of Levering, died Feb. 17; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home.

"¢ Scott Alan Dixon, of Petoskey, died Feb. 20; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Ernest Kidder, 98, of Petoskey, died Feb. 23.

GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Norma M. (Ridgeway) Gomez, of Wildomar, Calif., formerly of Traverse City, died Dec. 26.

"¢ Suzanne Pitluk, of Santa Paula, Calif., died Feb. 9.

"¢ Nancy Joan (Bevan) Bowman, 77, of Traverse City, died Feb. 15; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ David "DAB" Allen, 69, of Lansing, formerly of Grand Traverse County, died Feb. 16.

"¢ Jim Drinan, 73, of Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Traverse City, died Feb. 18; Covell Cremation, Bradenton, Fla.

"¢ Gertrude M. Anderson, 93, of Traverse City, died Feb. 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Arthur J. Pahl, 96, of Kingsley, died Feb. 20; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ Joseph L. "Joe" Sloan II, 25, of Traverse City, died Feb. 20; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Joanne Carolyn (Blucker) Johnson, of Traverse City, died Feb. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Mary Michele Dudas, 59, of Traverse City, died Feb. 22; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Elaine Couturier, 86, of Traverse City, died Feb. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Norma Guntzviller, 86, of Traverse City, died Feb. 23; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ William R. "Jake" Jacob Sr., 69, of Traverse City, died Feb. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Edwin "Bill" Koons, 84, of Traverse City, died Feb. 23; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Wendell W. Vipond, 86, of Williamsburg, died Feb. 24; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Barbara D. Stoye, 87, of Traverse City, died Feb. 25; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Eleanor A. Bonner, 81, of Traverse City, died Feb. 26; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

KALKASKA

"¢ Beatrice Elouise Patterson, 85, of Kalkaska, died Feb. 20; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

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