Traverse City Record-Eagle

July 29, 2012

Deaths in the Region: 07/29/2012


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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

"¢ Wanda M. Arnett, 69, of Ellsworth, died July 20; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

"¢ Andrew W. Isham, 55, of Elk Rapids, died July 22; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ Eric W. Jones, 52, of Mancelona, died July 25; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ Eleanor V. Allen, 62, of Mancelona, died July 26; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.



BENZIE

"¢ Janice E. Wilkins, 79, of Frankfort, died July 22; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Frankfort.

"¢ Lottie Belle Pelky, of Honor, died July 23; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.

"¢ Paul Ivan Purchase, of Elberta, died July 25; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ Florence S. Uhrick, 97, of Charlevoix, died July 22; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.



CRAWFORD

"¢ Travis Batway, 24, of Grayling, died July 22; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.



EMMET

"¢ Velma Lorraine Sowles, 79, of Petoskey, died July 11.

"¢ Velma Arlene Ward, 91, formerly of Petoskey, died July 17; Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Karen E. Echelbarger, 62, of Traverse City, died Feb. 16.

"¢ Astrid Marie Drulard, of Loveland, Colo., formerly of Traverse City, died March 23.

"¢ Robert Drulard, of Loveland, Colo., formerly of Traverse City, died March 29.

"¢ Julie Anne Mullet, 74, of Woodstock, Ga., formerly of Grand Traverse County, died July 19.

"¢ Lois A. Bendickson, 95, of Traverse City, died July 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Arthur "Gene" Hill, 87, of Traverse City, died July 21; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Elizabeth Jenkinson, 84, of Traverse City, died July 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Adelaide R. Plane, 89, of Traverse City, died July 22; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Mary V. Johnson, 51, of Traverse City, died July 22; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Anthony "Andy" James Brief, of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Traverse City, died July 23.

"¢ Brennan O. Budreau, infant son of Erika Lynn Budreau, died July 24; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Bonnie Jean Monroe, 83, of Traverse City, died July 24; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Helena E. Hudson, 89, of Kingsley, died July 25; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ Duayne A. Jaynes, 47, of Grawn, died July 26; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ Nancy C. Franks, 77, of Traverse City, died July 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Ruth Barber Taisey, 90, of Farmington Hills, formerly of Rapid City, died July 21.



LEELANAU

"¢ Elizabeth C. (Craker) Armstrong, 92, of Omena, died Feb. 3; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Allen F. Compton, 73, of Cedar, died June 30; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ F. Paul Meeuwenberg, 94, of Leelanau County, died July 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.



MANISTEE

"¢ Clarence Roy Wesling, 83, of Onekama, died July 18; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Bear Lake.

"¢ Betty J. Jarmer, 88, of Manistee, died July 21; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Roger A. Bembeneck, 54, of Copemish, died July 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Stanley Wayne Tanner, 69, of Brethren, died July 26; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Bear Lake.



MISSAUKEE

"¢ David C. Getter Sr., 79, of Lake City, died July 20; Shelly-Odell Funeral Home, Eaton Rapids.



OTSEGO

"¢ Loretta Ribble, 73, of Johannesburg, died July 25; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Alden Roberts, infant, of Gaylord, died July 25; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

"¢ Edmond George Bouchard Sr., 76, of Cadillac, died July 17; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Franklin D. Collins, 79, of Manton, died July 22; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.

"¢ Ivora Mae "Ivy" Elenbaas, 82, of Cadillac, died July 22; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.