Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 11, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 12/11/2011


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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

"¢ Marie Slee, 99, of Eastport, died Dec. 1; Peters and Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.

"¢ Rachel Vernal-Lynn Washburn, 38, of Bellaire, died Dec. 3; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ David C. Duverney, 69, of Elk Rapids, died Dec. 5; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ Carolyn Stevens, 70, of Central Lake, died Dec. 5; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ George Sedorchuk, 54, of Kewadin, died Dec. 7; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.



BENZIE

"¢ David H. Harris, 94, of Beulah, died Dec. 4; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.

"¢ Debra L. "Debbie" Reed, 61, of Frankfort, died Dec. 4; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.

"¢ Thomas C. Crofoot, 71, of Frankfort, formerly of Chesaning, died Dec. 6; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Jeanette L. Hanson, 79, of Frankfort, died Dec. 6; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

"¢ Mary E. McClure, of Frankfort, died Dec. 7; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ Christopher Matthews Hock, 41, of East Jordan, and Cary, N.C., died Dec. 1; Penzien Funeral Home, Inc., East Jordan.

"¢ Sophie Podufaly, 94, of Boyne Falls, died Dec. 3; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Opal E. Washburn, of Boyne City, died Dec. 3.

"¢ Collin L. Homan 12, of East Jordan, died Dec. 6; Penzien Funeral Home, Inc., East Jordan.



CHEBOYGAN

"¢ Lester Stokes, of Mackinaw City, died Nov. 30; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ Garland Louise Lemorie, 46, of Cheboygan, died Dec. 3; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ Linda S. Callan, 79, of Cheboygan, died Dec. 4; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ Clophy C. McKervey, 86, of Cheboygan, died Dec. 4; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ William D. "Bill" Peppler Sr., 85, of Kincheloe, formerly of Mackinaw City, died Dec. 5; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.



CRAWFORD

"¢ Alton Leroy Snyder, 58, of Beaver Creek Twp., died Nov. 30.

"¢ Jason S. Torok, 39, of Frederic, died Nov. 30; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Ronald Lee Lashley, 70, of Grayling, died Dec. 3.

"¢ Barbara Roggow, 65, of Grayling, died Dec. 3; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Dr. John H. Wylie, 85, of Grayling, died Dec. 6; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.



EMMET

"¢ William Bruce "Bill" Moore, 66, of Rockford, Ill., formerly of Harbor Springs, died Dec. 2; Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Rockford, Ill.

"¢ Vance Williams, 72, of Petoskey, died Dec. 4; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Leslie R. Cottrill, 89, of Harbor Springs, died Dec. 5; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

"¢ Marjorie Nelson, 83, of Petoskey, died Dec. 6; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Doris E. Richardson, 92, of Petoskey, died Dec. 7; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ The Rev. Paul Theodore Pretzlaff, 81, of Petoskey, formerly of Lansing, died Dec. 3; Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Carol I. Brondyke, 73, of Traverse City, formerly of Kalamazoo, died Dec. 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Bonita A. "Bo" Leiteritz, 63, of Traverse City, formerly of Wisconsin, died Dec. 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Ester June Marchant, 80, of Traverse City, formerly of Sault Ste. Marie, died Dec. 3; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Marian A. Sage, 89, of Traverse City, died Dec. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Mary Ann Bower, 49, of Interlochen, died Dec. 4; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

"¢ Russell R. Faber, 81, of Travesre City, died Dec. 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Carol J. Sprunk, 88, of Traverse City, formerly of Florida, died Dec. 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Donald Lee Faul, 74, of Holton, formerly of Kingsley, died Dec. 5; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Alfred A. Swanson, 90, of Traverse City, died Dec. 5; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Margaret "Anne" Custer, 68, of Fife Lake, died Dec. 7; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Frances M. (Tillstrom) Voice, of Traverse City and Grand Rapids, died Dec. 7; Metcalf and Jonkhoff, Grand Rapids.

"¢ Cheryl L. Jasmund, 63, of Traverse City, died Dec. 6, Swansons Funerals, Genesys.

"¢ Mary Delores Waller, 94, of Traverse City, died Dec. 7; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Gloria J. Hodgins, 63, of Traverse City, died Dec. 8; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Thomas R. (Bob) Tull, 94, of Traverse City, died Dec. 7; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.;"¢ Walter Borkovich, 82, of Burton, died Dec. 9; Swartz Funeral Home, Flint.

"¢ Anthony J. Patanella, 87, formerly of Redford, died Dec. 5; R.G. and G.R. Harris Funeral Home, Livonia.

"¢ Carol June Chance, 91, of Grand Blanc, formerly of Traverse City, died Dec. 9; Hill Funeral Home, Grand Blanc.

"¢ Jeanette E. Jacklin, 89, formerly of Glen Arbor and Grand Rapids, died Dec. 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Karen Lee Hogerheide Bajgrowizc, 70, of Santa Rosa, Calif., formerly of South Boardman, died Nov. 4.

"¢ Delevan James Arnold, 78, of Jensen Beach, Fla., formerly of Kalkaska, died Nov. 28; Aycock Funeral Home, Jensen Beach, Fla.

"¢ E. Duane Johnston, 72, of Kalkaska, died Dec. 7; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Richard L. Philips, 69, of Kalkaska, died Dec. 3; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.



LEELANAU

"¢ Claude J. Czerniak, 89, of Maple City, died Dec. 5; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Clarence J. Manitowash, 81, of Northport, died Dec. 6; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.



MANISTEE

"¢ Carolyn Jean Serkuris, 70, of Manistee, died Dec. 6; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Anne Whitely Johnston, 76, of Onekama, died Dec. 8; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Benjamin J. Zawacki, 92, of Manistee, died Dec. 8; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.



MISSAUKEE

"¢ Daniel Martin Gruber, 62, of Lake City, died Nov. 29; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.



OTSEGO

"¢ Clyde A. Steele, 72, of Gaylord, died; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Wilma Jean Redmond, 83, of Gaylord, died Dec. 4; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Richard Goodyear, 71, of Gaylord, died Dec. 6; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Edmund Figiel, 87, of Elmira, died Dec. 9; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

"¢ Jeffery R. Gorham, 46, of Midland, formerly of Cadillac, died Nov. 21.

"¢ Dorothy Irene Benson, 93 , of Cadillac, formerly of Big Rapids, died Dec. 2; Mohnke Funeral Home, Big Rapids.

"¢ Genevieve "Genny" (Leach) Peterson, 65, of Mesick, died Dec. 2; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Russell Cole Lane, 64, of Cadillac, died Dec. 5; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Joyce Elaine Marsh, 70, of Cadillac, died Dec. 5; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Steven V. Palmer, 60, of Cadillac, died Dec. 6; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.