Traverse City Record-Eagle

January 20, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 01/20/2013


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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

"¢ Doris Vasold, 83, of Eastport, died Jan. 12; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids

"¢ JoAnn Lee Jones, 45, of Elk Rapids, died Jan. 14; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

"¢ Phyllis Y. Meeder, 77, of Mancelona, died Jan. 15; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ Thomas O. Merritt, 63, of Mancelona, died Jan. 15; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.



BENZIE

"¢ Thelma A. Helgren, 83, of Thompsonville, died Jan. 12; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Edythe R. Bacon Kirt, 82, of Ludington, formerly of Frankfort, died Jan. 12; Clock Funeral Home, Ludington.

"¢ Osby D. Newsome, 91, of Beulah, died Jan. 12; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ Lori DeWar, 50, of Charlevoix, died Dec. 6.

"¢ Doreen Helen Farkas, 59, of Charlevoix died Jan. 15; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Stella Mary Konopaski, 86, of Boyne Falls, died Jan. 15; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Edna Gallagher, 87, of Charlevoix, died Jan. 16; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Arlene E. Hammond, 77, of East Jordan, died Jan. 16; Penzien Funeral Home, East Jordan.



CHEBOYGAN

"¢ Leonard G. Ellinger, 88, of Indian River, died Jan. 12; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.

"¢ Lorita Mae Swan, 91, of Cheboygan, died Jan. 12.

"¢ Dorothy A. Woods, 65, of Cheboygan, died Jan. 13; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ Earl W. A. Robinson Jr., 78, of Cheboygan, died Jan. 14; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ David Henry Ayotte, 71, of Onaway, formerly of Cheboygan, died Jan. 15; Chagnon Funeral Home, Onaway.

"¢ Peter Zylsira, 72, of Wolverine, died Jan. 15; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Ronald Hansen, 78, of Wolverine died Jan. 16; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



CRAWFORD

"¢ Ira Wells, 89, of Maple Forest Township, died Dec. 18; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.



EMMET

"¢ Joann Pauline (Garrity) Schlosser, 64, of Larks Lake, died Jan. 6; Charles G. Parks Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Dennis Lee Steele, 69, of Petoskey, died Jan. 7; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Alice Suzanne Harrington, of Petoskey, died Jan. 14; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Sarah A. Kalkofen, 102, formerly of Alanson, died Jan. 14; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.

"¢ James Warner Stradling Sr., 81, of Petoskey, died Jan. 14; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ James P. Leonard, 78, of Suttons Bay, died Jan. 9; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Thaddeus J. Lancucki, 95, of Traverse City, died Jan. 11; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Kenneth James Bembeneck, 55, of Traverse City, died Jan. 12; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Robert D. Jacobson, 88, of Traverse City, died Jan. 12.

"¢ Leokadya "Louise" Marie Rehwinkle, 106, of Traverse City, died Jan. 12.

"¢ Paul Deemer, 38, of Whitmore Lake, formerly of Traverse City, died Jan. 13; Borek-Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg.

"¢ John Hagstrom Dopke, 45, of Traverse City, died Jan. 13; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Ellen Michael, 85, of Holland, formerly of Traverse City, died Jan. 13; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Diane Boldrey-Read, 63, of Traverse City, died Jan. 14; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ James R. Godfrey, 85, of Traverse City, died Jan. 14; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Richard Lynn Andrews, 62, of Suttons Bay, died Jan. 15; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Dorothy Marie Ford, 82, of Traverse City, died Jan. 15; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Albert Riehl, 80, of Traverse City, died Jan. 16; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Judine Leavitt, 66, of Traverse City, died Jan. 16; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Betty Jane Robbins, 86, of Traverse City, died Jan. 16; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Marjory May Warnaar, 96, of Traverse City, died Jan. 16; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Maxine Marie Cross, 85, of Traverse City, died Jan. 17; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ John "Jack" Raymond Palmer, 87, of Traverse City, died Jan. 17; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ William Ralph Sweet, 82, of Interlochen, died Jan. 17; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Gloria M. Crandall, 88, of Traverse City, died Jan. 18; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Lucille B. Jones, 94, of Traverse City, died Jan. 18; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Bernard Conklin, 88, of Traverse City, died Jan. 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Jeremy Schwierking, 18, of Rapid City, died Jan. 12; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Ellen Stoops, 95, of Kalkaska, died Jan. 12; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Suzanne Kay Clark, 71, of Rapid City, died Jan. 13; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ James Williams, 69, of South Boardman, died Jan. 13; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Elsie M. Winner, 85, of Kalkaska, died Jan. 14; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.



LEELANAU

"¢ James Joseph Cwengros and Rita Antoinette Cwengros, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Leelanau County, died Jan. 11; Arsulowicz Brothers Mortuary, Remembrance Chapel, Walker.

"¢ Gerald W. Robinson, 89, of Cedar, died Jan. 13; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Benjamin Burton Brown, 82, formerly of Leelanau County, died Jan. 15; Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford.



MANISTEE

"¢ Vern Jay Bish, 71, of Brethren, died Jan. 14; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ James Edward "Teddy" O'Halloran Jr., of Onekama, died Jan. 14; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Lydia Samantha Proctor, 93, of Kaleva, died Jan. 18; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.



OTSEGO

"¢ Aubrey Rachel Sharkey, 95, of Gaylord, died Dec. 31.

"¢ Orlando O. Sanchez, 77, of Gaylord, died Jan. 6; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Kathryn "Kay" Szocinski, 85, of Gaylord, died Jan. 9; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Joseph D. Hartley, 85, of Gaylord, died Jan. 13; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Robert O'Rourke, 70, of Vanderbilt, died Jan. 13; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

"¢ Betty Lou Baldwin, 82, of Manton, died Jan. 11.

"¢ Joyce A. Birdwell, 86, of Cadillac, died Jan. 11.

"¢ Robert Frank Slovinski, 74, of Cadillac, died Jan. 12.

"¢ Randy Arthur Bell, 56, of Boon, died Jan. 13.

"¢ Robert Schut, 85, of Cadillac, died Jan. 14.

"¢ Craig Allen Cook Sr., 51, of Mesick, died Jan. 15; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ William M. "Bill" Kanitz, 50, of Cadillac, died Jan. 15.

"¢ Thomas M. "Tom" Haines, 58, of Cadillac, died Jan. 16.

"¢ William F. "Bill" McIntire Jr., 52, of Harrietta, died Jan. 16.

"¢ John Raymond Smith, 95, of Cadillac, died Jan. 16.

"¢ Richard A. Bridson, 77, of Manton, died Jan. 17; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.