Traverse City Record-Eagle

October 6, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 10/06/2013


Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — 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

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

BENZIE

• 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.

CHARLEVOIX

• 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.

CHEBOYGAN

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

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

CRAWFORD

• 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.

EMMET

• 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.

• Erich G. Mueller, 85, of Harbor Springs, died Sept. 30; Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, Rochester.

• Theresa A. Crinnion, 87, of Harbor Springs, died Oct. 1; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Betty Louise Sprague, 64, of Harbor Springs, died Oct. 2; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

• Marilyn Jean White, of Petoskey, died Oct. 2; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

• Carol Reed, of Alanson, died Oct. 3; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Vern Spears, 89, of Petoskey, died Oct. 3; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Ronald M. Frazier, 81, of Utica, formerly of Traverse City, died Sept. 10; Rossell Funeral Home, Flushing.

• Douglas J. Sladek, 49, of Traverse City, died Sept. 10.

• Ronald Lee Beck, 65, of Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Traverse City, died Sept. 14.

• Omer L. Foret, 90, of Williamsburg, died Sept. 22; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

• Marshall Anderson, 89, of Traverse City, died Sept. 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Dianne M. Avery, 61, of Traverse City, died Sept. 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Harold R. Johne, 85, of Traverse City, died Sept. 29; Kalamazoo Life Story.

• Margaret Ann Williams, 80, of Traverse City, died Sept. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Darrell L. Graves, 83, of Traverse City, died Oct. 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Monica Larson, 30, of Interlochen, died Oct. 1; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Terrance G. Buyze, 63, of Traverse City, died Oct. 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Mary “Meme” Babcock Smith, 58, of Traverse City, died Oct. 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Mary Margaret Koper, 65, of Traverse City, died Oct. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Christina Kuebler, 78, of Williamsburg, died Oct. 3; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

• Albert Price “K C” Reed IV, 32, of Interlochen, died Oct. 3; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Vernon “Buck” Lewis Jewell, 91, of Interlochen, died Oct. 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

• Alfred W. “Dutch” Pfleger, 93, of Rapid City, died Sept. 29; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Ethel Mae McKee, 101, of Kalkaska, died Oct. 3; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

LEELANAU

• Jeanine A. Zeffero, 80, of Suttons Bay, died Sept. 26; Sharp Funeral Home, Fenton.

• Jeannette R. Hodgson, 84, of Northport, died Sept. 27; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

• Richard Dorland, 80, of Elmwood Township, died Oct. 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Dolores L. Rice, 74, of Lake Leelanau, died Oct. 2; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Gwendolyn Louise (Gregory) Rich, 75, of Suttons Bay, died Oct. 2; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

MANISTEE

• Colleen J. Adamski, 86, of Manistee, died Sept. 29; Oak Grove Funeral Home, Manistee.

• Jacqueline Cecelia Walton, 85, of Onekama, died Oct. 1.

MISSAUKEE

• Karen Grimm, 73, of Valparaiso, Ind., formerly of Lake City, died July 31.

• Deborah J. Dudek, of Lake City, died Sept. 28; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Gerald A. Tucker, 85, of Falmouth, died Oct. 3.

OTSEGO

• Mary Thinel, 88, of Gaylord, died Sept. 12; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Barbara E. Hendricks, 58, of Gaylord, died Sept. 23; Gaylord Community Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Steffie Polus, 91, of Elmira, died Sept. 27; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Conrad Alexander Schaffer, 89, formerly of Gaylord, died Sept. 27.

• Melvin Wayne Smart, 81, of Gaylord, died Sept. 27; Beck Funeral Home, Rogers City.

• James A. Nevers Sr., 77, of Elmira, died Sept. 29; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• Debra Leatherman, 45, of Gaylord, died Sept. 30; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Joseph A. Mack, 95, of Gaylord, died Oct. 1; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Edward W. Shear, 49, of Gaylord, died Oct. 3; Gaylord Community Funeral Home, Gaylord.

WEXFORD

• Gerald L. “Jerry” DeHart, 88, of Cadillac, died Sept. 28.

• Melissa “Missy” Hromada, 40, of Buckley, died Sept. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• James “Judd” Nelson, of Cadillac, died Sept. 29.

• William Neil Hirdning, 73, of Cadillac, died Sept. 30.

• Muriel F. Corey, 82, of Boon, died Oct. 1.

• Dorothea L. Cress, 89, of Cadillac, died Oct. 1.

• James R. Frisbie, 100, of Cadillac, died Oct. 1.