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Deaths in the Region

October 6, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 10/06/2013

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.


• Betty Jo Hudson, 82, of Eastport, died Oct. 4; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.


• Norma “Pat” M. Gibb, 92 of Honor, died Sept. 15; Cease Funeral Home, Blackduck, Minn.

• Edward Milks, 41, of Thompsonville, died Sept. 28; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• August “Gus” Merton Ely, 81, of Honor, died Sept. 30; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.


• Dorothy Mackie, 79, of Charlevoix, died Sept. 5.

• Marilyn M. Boss, of Charlevoix, died Sept. 23.

• Luella J. Mapes, 71, of Charlevoix, died Sept. 23; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Ramona Carolyn Wubbels, 73, of East Jordan, died Sept. 27; Penzien Funeral Home, East Jordan.

• Lyle Eugene Barkley, died Sept. 28; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

• Dale Jacob Heberling, 72, of Boyne City, died Sept. 28; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

• Phyllis Browe Smith, 72, of Charlevoix, died Sept. 28; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Margaret Ellen Wilson, 90, of Charlevoix, died Sept. 28; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Charles Gordon “Bud” Matthews, 93, of Charlevoix, died Sept. 29.

• Randall J. Yuzba, 57, of Charlevoix, died Sept. 29; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

• Arthur Clute, 73, of Boyne City, died Sept. 30.

• Gretchen M. Crum, 53, of Boyne City, died Sept. 30; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

• Sherman Vance Sirmons, 61, of East Jordan, died Oct. 1; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

• Ella Ruth Tousley, 85, of Boyne City, died Oct. 3; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.


• Georgian M. Poquette, 92, of Wildwood, died Sept. 29.

• Dorothy Ogden, 90, of Wolverine, died Oct. 2; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.


• Allan Cecil Lawe, 80, of Graying, died Oct. 1; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

• Robert Young, 79, of Grayling, died Oct. 4; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.


• William T. Conway, of Harbor Springs, died Sept. 3.

• Sue Irene Boda, 102, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Emmet County, died Sept. 28; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Jane R. Mancour, 72, of Harbor Springs, died Sept. 29.

• Billy E. Howard, 71, of Levering, died Sept. 30; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

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