Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

March 6, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 03/06/2011

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.


"¢ Richard G. Schorfhaar, 69, of Bellaire, died Feb. 24; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ Richard J. Shiels, 48, of Mancelona, died Feb. 26; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ William "Jack" Buckwheat Sr., 95, of Mancelona, died Feb. 28; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ Herman H. Schepperly, 86, of Mancelona, died March 2; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ Kenneth P. Kirby, 62, of Bellaire, died March 3; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ Richard L. Kellogg, 85, of Bellaire, died March 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Willet Henry Little, 60, of Alden, died March 4; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.


"¢ Adelle Irene Schaubert, 97, of Frankfort, died Feb. 13; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Frankfort.

"¢ Frank Geister Jr., 59, of Benzie Co., died Feb. 15; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort.

"¢ Bernice C. Lezotte, 98, of Beulah, died Feb. 20; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.

"¢ Russell Ivan Smith, 82, of Thompsonville, died Feb. 24.

"¢ Jean M. Morstadt, 90, of Beulah, died Feb. 25; Marianna Chapel Funeral Home, Marianna, Fla.

"¢ Malcolm W. Curtis, 90, of Frankfort, died Feb. 26; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

"¢ Verna Joann Jones-Maddox, 66, of Beulah, died March 4; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.

"¢ Eileen Ryan Crowell, 91, of Frankfort, died March 5; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.


"¢ James R. "Jim" Holmes, 66, of Warren, formerly of Charlevoix/Ironton, died Feb. 21.

"¢ Jane E. Brannon, 59, of Charlevoix, died Feb. 22; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ David Allen Newman, 43, of Boyne Falls, died Feb. 24; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Maxine Hunt, died Feb. 26; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ David L. Rock, of Boyne City, died March 2; Pixley Funeral Home, Rochester.

"¢ Glenn L. Crain, 87, of Charlevoix, died March 3; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.


"¢ William (Muldoon) John Mushlock, 70, of Cheboygan, died Feb. 27; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ Frederick E. Berakovich, 87, of Cheboygan, died Feb. 28; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ Albert Kenneth Swadling, 89, died Feb. 28; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.

"¢ Emery J. "Jim" Pallagi, 78, of Mackinaw City, died March 2; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

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