Traverse City Record-Eagle

August 28, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 08/28/2011


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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

"¢ Ruth E. Long, 87, of Bellaire, died Aug. 21; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ Mary Jane Erickson, 89, of Central Lake, died Aug. 22; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ Mellissa "Marie" Jones, 98, of Bellaire, formerly of Alba, died Aug. 22; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.



BENZIE

"¢ Kathleen Jo (Raspotnik) Moore, 48, of Thompsonville, died Aug. 11; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Susan Remahl, 80, of Frankfort, died Aug. 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Mary A. Hutchins, 93, of Roscommon, formerly of Honor, died Aug. 21; Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon.

"¢ Bruce K. Jewell, 83, of Frankfort, died Aug. 21; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Frankfort.

"¢ Marjorie O. (Sabin) Rowland, of Hazel Park and Frankfort, died Aug. 21; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

"¢ Olive Alice Lillie, 96, of Beulah, died Aug. 26; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

"¢ Pauline A. Baver, 95, of Frankfort, died Aug. 27; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ June Mary Meuleman, 93, of Charlevoix, died Aug. 21; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Allen L. Freeman, 83, of East Jordan, died Aug. 24; Penzien Funeral Home, East Jordan.

"¢ Harry Edward Watson, 88, of East Jordan, died Aug. 24; Penzien Funeral Home, East Jordan.



CRAWFORD

"¢ Howard Helms, 58, of Grayling, died Aug. 20; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Susan Marie Stephan, 49, of Grayling, died Aug. 21; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.



EMMET

"¢ Paul J. Bellmer, 61, formerly of Petoskey, died June 4.

"¢ Bill Sestok, of Harbor Springs and Zephyrhills, Fla., died July 30.

"¢ Cheryl Beth Bolthouse, 57, of Harbor Springs, died Aug. 11; Evergreen Mortuary, Tucson, Ariz.

"¢ William C. Cox, of Harbor Springs, died Aug. 20; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Val Dean Ditta, 41, of Petoskey, died Aug. 24.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Helen Rae (Sawyer) Zubor, 70, of Surprise, Ariz., formerly of Grawn, died Aug. 7; Surpise Funeral Care, Surpise, Ariz.

"¢ Fredrick William "Freddie Mae" DuGuay, 65, of Traverse City, died Aug. 12.

"¢ Betty L. Post, 70, of Farmington Hills, formerly of Traverse City, died Aug. 17.

"¢ Richard Thomas Montague, 88, of Traverse City, died Aug. 18; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢Patricia Jane (Smolar) Orwosky ,91, of Traverse City, died Aug. 19; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

"¢ Norman A. Kline, 83, of Traverse City, died Aug. 20; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Milton J. Glassner, 69, of Traverse City, died Aug. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Jeanne A. West O'Connor, 70, of Traverse City, died Aug. 21; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Philip E. French, 81, of Traverse City and Westminster, Colo., died Aug. 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Donald George Wojtal, 64, of Traverse City, died Aug. 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Harold I. Dole, 91, of Traverse City, died Aug. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Peggy A. Gomez, 68, of Kingsley, died Aug. 23; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ David C. Block, 87, of Williamsburg, died Aug. 24; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Arthur P. Gabriel, 94, of Traverse City, died Aug. 24; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Nancy Ruth Kuiper, 83, of Fife Lake, died Aug. 24; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

"¢ Peggy Sue Bernard, 53, of Traverse City, died Aug. 26; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Michelle M. (Bennett) Bernhardt, 45, of Traverse City, died Aug. 26; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Carol Ellen Stevens, 72, of Traverse City, died Aug. 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Jean M. Bechill, 84, of Rapid City, died Aug. 21; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ Penelope "Penny" M. DeGraw, 46, of Kalkaska, died Aug. 22; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ George R. Chrisman, 66, of South Boardman, died Aug. 24; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Von C. Lee, 69, of South Boardman, died Aug. 24; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.



LEELANAU

"¢ Betty Walter, 85, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Leelanau County, died Aug. 10; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Cheryl Lynn Petroskey, 52, of Cedar, died Aug. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Betty Cwengros, formerly of Empire, died Aug. 22.

"¢ Joy H. Arai, 85, of Suttons Bay, died Aug. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ James Francis Hogan, 74, of Suttons Bay, died Aug. 23; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Basil Leonard Antenucci, 81, of Northport, died Aug. 24; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Robert L. Craker, 85, of Omena, died Aug. 24; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Yvonne C. Daly, 93, of Glen Arbor, died Aug. 24; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ John W. Hunt, 50, of Suttons Bay, died Aug. 24; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Anna Marie Hawkins, 92, died Aug. 26; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Elizabeth Marie Houdek, 92, of Suttons Bay, died Aug. 26; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Margaret Pykosz, 78, of Empire, died Aug. 26; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.



MANISTEE

"¢ Raymond "Beaver" Zavada, 86, of Manistee, died Aug. 20; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Marilyn M. Gajeski, 75, of Manistee, died Aug. 22; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Randolph Alfred Gauthier, 51, of Manistee, died Aug. 22; Maier Family Funeral Home, Weidman.

"¢ Marijane Gail Lijewski, 80, of Manistee, died Aug. 25; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Patricia June Repo, 78, of Brethren, died Aug. 26; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Bear Lake.



OTSEGO

"¢ Richard Gavin Smith, 82, of Gaylord, died Aug. 19; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Neta Clemons, 85, of Gaylord, died Aug. 20; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Thomas Gill, 82, of Elmira, died Aug. 21; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

"¢ Hazel Paddock, 89, of Manton, died Aug. 19; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.

"¢ Carole Ann Bandy, 64, of Cadillac, died Aug. 20; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Gregory D. Ball, 57, of Cadillac, died Aug. 21; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Vincent L. Hansen, 88, of Buckley, died Aug. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Donald Mulder, 73, of McBain, died Aug. 21; Burkholder Funeral Home, McBain.