Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 25, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 12/25/2011


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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

"¢ Muriel Jean McClelland, 78, of Bellaire, died Dec. 17; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ C. Douglas Sudman, 79, of Echo Township, died Dec. 18.

"¢ Darline Youmans, 82, of Central Lake, died Dec. 20; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.



BENZIE

"¢ Ruth L. Roach, 84, of Benzie County, died Dec. 16.

"¢ Laurene Trappen Rising, of Beulah, died Dec. 17; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.

"¢ LaVerna P. Mills, 86, of Frankfort, died Dec. 20; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort.

"¢ Robert "Butch" McPherson, 71, of Elberta, died Dec. 21; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ Claudia Lorenger, 73, of Horton Bay, died Dec. 13; Craig K. Kempf Funeral Home, Marshall.

"¢ Kathryn B. "Kay" Smith, 87, of Charlevoix, died Dec. 15; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Mildred Eleanor Burns, 97, of Melrose Twp., died Dec. 16; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Alvin A. Merrill II, 41, of Norton Shores, formerly of Charlevoix, died Dec. 17; Sytsema Funeral Homes, Inc., Norton Shores.

"¢ Daniel Leo Kujat, 79, of East Jordan, died Dec. 18; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Arthur Bruno Saworski, 83, of Boyne Falls, died Dec. 18; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Barbara J. Adams, 81 of East Jordan, died Dec. 19; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Joseph Etienne Sr., 96, of Charlevoix, died Dec. 19; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Dorothy E. Ward, 91, of Boyne City, died Dec. 20; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.



CHEBOYGAN

"¢ David E. Hoglund, 81 of Cheboygan, died Dec. 20; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.



CRAWFORD

"¢ Emma Dasho, 82, of Maple Forest Twp., died Dec. 17; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ John Stampfly, 72, of Grayling, died Dec. 21; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.



EMMET

"¢ Leo Frank Batog Jr., 69, of Petoskey, died Dec. 18; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Naomi Eby, 91, of Brutus, died Dec. 18; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Ralph W. Purdy, 87, of Petoskey, died Dec. 18; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ Ann H. Batchellor, 97, of Petoskey, Dec. 19; Charles G. Parks Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Violet K. Conway, 93, of Harbor Springs, died Dec. 21; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Albert W. "Bill" Herald, 83, of Traverse City; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Charlotte R. Brown, of St. Augustine, Fla., formerly of Traverse City, died Dec. 8.

"¢ Darwin A. Schaub, 55, of Traverse City, died Dec. 11; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Ruth Milliken Glen, of Traverse City, died Dec. 15.

"¢ Amanda Allik, 93, of Traverse City, died Dec. 16; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Jeannette Franks, 85, of East Lansing, formerly of Traverse City, died Dec. 16; Tiffany Funeral Home, Lansing.

"¢ Thomas A. Guy II, 43, of Knox, Ind., formerly of Grand Traverse County, died Dec. 16; Odom Funeral Home, Culver, Ind.

"¢ Robert D. Heuss, 89, of Traverse City, died Dec. 17; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ James M. Grost, 64, of Traverse City, died Dec. 18; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ James W. LaFeve, 76, of Fife Lake, died Dec. 18; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ Doris R. McDonough, 85, of Traverse City, died Dec. 18; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City, and Tasker Funeral Home, Dover, N.H.

"¢ Mary Elizabeth Dunningan, 70, of Traverse City, died Dec. 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ John R. Grumbeck, 89, of Traverse City, died Dec. 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Janette Jane Tithof, 90, of Traverse City and Buckley, died Dec. 19.

"¢ Kathryne C. Kohn, 83, of Williamsburg, died Dec. 21; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Jean Lois Philo, 87, of Blair Township, died Dec. 21; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Evelyn Edith Cork, 91, of Traverse City, died Dec. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Mary C. Cronin, 83, of Williamsburg, died Dec. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Frederick LaVern Korb, 96, of Traverse City, died Dec. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Katherine Blanche Sleder, 92, of Traverse City, died Dec. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Horace "Ed" Sullivan, 89, of Lansing, formerly of Traverse City, died Dec. 23; Chapel In The Pines Funeral Home, Lansing.

KALKASKA

"¢ Dolores J. Krauth, 99, of Kalkaska, died Dec. 21.



LEELANAU

"¢ Benjamin Smith Bricker, 89, of Empire, died Dec. 12.

"¢ Ruth Pauline Bernson, 99, of Suttons Bay, died Dec. 19; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.



MANISTEE

"¢ Michael Edwin Owens, 59, of Manistee, died Dec. 13; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ James B. Edgington, 67, of Manistee, died Dec. 16; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Lila D. Clements, 93, of Manistee, died Dec. 17; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Virginia Mae Danville, 85, of Kaleva, died Dec. 18; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Orville Allen Krause, 81, of Wellston, died Dec. 18; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Carl Peter Mezeske, 79, of Brethren, died Dec. 21; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Willia Eva Connolly, 93, of Dublin, died Dec. 22; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.



OTSEGO

"¢ Inez Navarre, 88, of Gaylord, died Dec. 17; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Eric Glenn Lewis, 40, of Gaylord, died Sunday, Dec. 18; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Sandra Collins, 75, of Gaylord, died Dec. 22; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Henry Mason, 86, of Gaylord, died Dec. 24; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

"¢ Patrick "Hat Trick" William King, 57, of Cadillac, died Dec. 8; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ William Henry McRoberts, died Dec. 16; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Gary Thomas Helsel, 24, of Cadillac, died Dec. 20; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Joshua Edward Lester, 23, of Cadillac, died Dec. 20; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Wm. Howard Johnson, 87, of Canadian Lakes, formerly of Harrietta, died Dec. 22; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ James R. Ryan, 79, of Cadillac, died Dec. 12; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.