Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

January 5, 2014

Deaths in the Region: 01/05/2014

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.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Kenneth H. Risselade, 73, of Traverse City, died Dec. 15; Klaassen Funeral Home; Grand Haven.

• Fred A. Savage, of Williamsburg, died Dec. 18.

• Joyce Johns, 85, formerly of Traverse City, died Dec. 27; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• George P. Platte, 89, of Traverse City, died Dec. 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Kendra S. Watson, 69, of Williamsburg, died Dec. 27; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• R.B. Frazier, 85, of Acme, died Dec. 28; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Daniel Prusick, 55, of Traverse City, died Dec. 28; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• LaVonne M. Casselman, 85, of Traverse City, died Dec. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Esther Lillian Lloyd, 88, of Traverse City, died Dec. 29; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Lorraine Eby, 78, of Traverse City, died Dec. 30; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Mark A. Francis, 64, of Traverse City, died Dec. 31; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Bob Hull, 71, of Traverse City, died Dec. 31; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Steve J. Veres Jr., 51, of Traverse City, died Dec. 31; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Eugene M. Briggs, 83, of Traverse City, died Jan. 1; Estes-Leadley Funeral Home, Lansing.

• John Edmond Kelly, 87, of Traverse City, died Jan. 2; W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, Saginaw.

• Terrie Rae (Lyon) Mills, 71, of Traverse City, died Jan. 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Jack D. Fralick, 83, of Traverse City, died Jan. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

• Richard G. Aranowski, 77, of Kalkaska, died Dec. 30; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Albert “Sonny” E. Bolton, 46, of Rapid City, died Dec. 31; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

• Bertha “Bert” Ann Birgy, 67, of South Boardman, died Jan. 3; Kalkaska funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

• Gerald D. Corey, 89, of Rapid City, died Jan. 3; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

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