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Deaths in the Region

December 8, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 12/08/2013

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.


n Corban Robert Massey, infant son of Robert Jr. and Tiffany (Lunn) Massey, died Dec. 2; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.


n Art Aartila, 84, of Frankfort, died Nov. 26; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.

n Gerry Lynn Pamame, 56, of Benzonia, died Nov. 28; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.

n Philip Leroy Nitchie, 59, of Benzonia, died Nov. 29; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.

n Harold Arnold Heffelfinger, 91, of Thompsonville, died Dec. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

n Robert Eugene Jones, 81, of Beulah, died Dec. 5; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.


n Michael Scott Niswander, 44, of Charlevoix, died Nov. 11.

n Margaret Ralph, of Charlevoix, died Dec. 2.


n Howell “Bud” Frampus, 81, of Indian River, died Dec. 2.

n Eleanor Gralwski, 87, of Indian River, died Dec. 2; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.


n Dana Sutton, 69, of Grayling, died Nov. 28; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

n Richard Norman Adams, 77, of Grayling, died Dec. 2; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

nRichard James Enger, 67, of South Branch Township, died Dec. 5; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.


n Nicholas “Papa Nick” Atsoff, 85, of Petoskey, died Nov. 28.

n Robert Brian Wells, 68, of Petoskey, died Nov. 28.

n Kathleen Rene (Maurer) Hannah, of Good Hart, died Nov. 30.

n Lori Johnson, 50, of Alanson, died Nov. 30; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

n Walter P. Pater, of Petoskey, died Nov. 30.

n Diane Osborne, 44, of Conway, died Dec. 1; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

n Roger Alvin Freed, 49, of Petoskey, died Dec. 2.


n Patricia A. Peterson, 84, of Kalkaska, died Dec. 2; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.


n Hilary Thornhill Chapman, 25, of Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Suttons Bay, died Nov. 25; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.


n Connie Lee Humphrey, 50, of Copemish, died Dec. 1; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

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