Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 8, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 12/08/2013


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

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

BENZIE

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.

CHARLEVOIX

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

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

CHEBOYGAN

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.

CRAWFORD

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.

EMMET

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.

KALKASKA

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

LEELANAU

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

MANISTEE

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

MISSAUKEE

n Ernest William Kobiska II, 48, of Louisville, Ky., formerly of Lake City, died Nov. 16; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.

n Thomas Michael Hartson, 61, of Lake City, died Nov. 25; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.

GRAND TRAVERSE

n Dennis Roy Boehmer, 63, of Beatty, Nev., formerly of Traverse City, died Oct. 31; Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home, Wauconda, Ill.

n David Reese Murray II, 88, of Nokomis, Fla., formerly of Old Mission Peninsula, died Nov. 16.

n Agnes A. McKay, 91, of Traverse City, died Nov. 26; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

n Edith Elsie Sarasin, 94, of Traverse City, died Dec. 2; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

n Susan E. (Mead) Beck, 72, of Traverse City, died Dec. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

n Lonna L. Israel, 63, of Traverse City, died Dec. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

n Gladys Marie Rivard, 95, of Traverse City, died Dec. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

n M. Duane Sommerness, 95, of Arizona, formerly of Traverse City, died Dec. 3; Sunland Mortuary, Sun City, Ariz.

n Petronella “Nellie” Bergier, 89, of Traverse City, died Dec. 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

n Verna Montgomery Cox, 87, of Traverse City, died Dec. 4; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

n Rebecca Jo Williams Cucco, of Traverse City, died Dec. 4; Wolfe-O’Nell Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

n Dale A. Downey, 61, of Fife Lake, died Dec. 4; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

n Donald W. Krumm, 86, of Grawn, died Dec. 4; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

n Donald Anthony Lautner, 94, of Williamsburg, died Dec. 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

n Francis J. Nachazel, 82, of Traverse City, died Dec. 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

n Janice Clenney Schaub, 66, of Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Interlochen, died Dec. 4; Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg, Fla.

n Eliza “Jane” Throop, 92, of Traverse City, died Dec. 5; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

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

LEELANAU

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

MANISTEE

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

MISSAUKEE

n Ernest William Kobiska II, 48, of Louisville, Ky., formerly of Lake City, died Nov. 16; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.

n Thomas Michael Hartson, 61, of Lake City, died Nov. 25; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.

OTSEGO

n Beatrice Sylvia Baker, 87, of Johannesburg, died Nov. 24; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

n Donald Conrad Glasser Sr., 79, of Gaylord, died Nov. 25; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

n Charles Spence, 73, of Gaylord, died Nov. 25; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

n Harold Miller, 70, of Gaylord, died Nov. 26; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

n Jane E. (Kraemer) Clark, 90, of Lansing, formerly of Gaylord, died Dec. 1; Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home, Lansing.

n Ralph Rose, 89, of Gaylord, died Dec. 1; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

n Muriel “Sandy” Morgan, 83, of Gaylord, died Dec. 3; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

WEXFORD

n Evelyn Kay (Helsel) Crummy, 55, of Cadillac, died Nov. 26.

n Terry Wayne Grover Sr., 71, of Cadillac, died Nov. 27.

n Sandra O. Traxler, 55, of Manton, died Nov. 29.

n Garry Lee Arrington, 74, of Cadillac, died Nov. 30.

n Sharon L. Erickson-Wilson, 75, of Cadillac, died Nov. 30.

n Betty E. Peterson, 92, of Cadillac, died Dec. 2.