Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

June 30, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 06/30/2013

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

• Mervin Sherman Koch, 71, formerly of Mancelona, died June 21; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

• Pauline Vianna (Stein) Lee, of Schoolcraft, formerly of Buckley and Mancelona, died June 27; Avink Funeral Home, Schoolcraft.

BENZIE

• Doris Mae Erickson, 90, of Benzie County and Florida, died Oct. 26, 2012; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Leonard P. Long, of Frankfort, died Dec. 25, 2012; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• James G. Searls, of Benzie County, died May 4; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

CHARLEVOIX

• Dane E. Bandy, 68, of Norwood Township; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• William “Muckwa” Erickson, 68, formerly of Boyne Falls, died June 18; Messier-Broullire Funeral Home, Manistique.

• Virginia Jarvis, 97, of Charlevoix, died June 19.

• Gailon “Gail” LaVerne Tinsley, 68, of East Jordan, died June 19; Niblack Funeral Home.

• Russell B. Gee, 87, of East Jordan, died June 24; Penzien Funeral Home, East Jordan.

CRAWFORD

•Denise Ann McEvers, 76, of Grayling, died June 24; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

EMMET

• Dawne E. DeMastes, 66, of Alanson, died June 16; Charles G. Parks Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Dolores (Frye) Martin, formerly of Petoskey, died June 20; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Lewis M. Wrenn Jr., of Petoskey, died June 20; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

• Norma May Wolf Grusczynski, 86, of Petoskey, died June 23; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Nancy Janet DuBois, 83, of Traverse City, died Dec. 23, 2013; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Clarence T. Fistler, of Traverse City, died June 20; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Brad Eric Graczyk, 40, of Traverse City, died June 22; Gephart Funeral Home, Bay City.

• Robert MacKinnon, 85, of Williamsburg, died June 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Walter Turke, of Haslett, formerly of Traverse City, died June 22.

• Michael Anthony Michalski, 53, of Fife Lake, died June 23; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

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