Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

March 11, 2012

Deaths in the Region: 03/11/2012

-- — 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

• Robert D. Schaefer, 82, of Bellaire, died March 3; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

• Marjorie Jean Hicks, 88, of Mancelona, died March 4; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Charles Augustine Starr, 96, of Elk Rapids, died March 4; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

• James R. Engel, 67, of Central Lake, died March 5; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

• Joseph E. Omness, 56, of Mancelona, died March 7; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• Sharon L. Bronson, 60, of Mancelona, died March 8; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• Jon “Dave” Spinner, 73, of Elk Rapids, died March 8; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

• Jane Marie (McQuillian) Trierweiler, 40, of Elk Rapids, died March 8; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

 

BENZIE

• Bonnie J. Johnson, 63, of Beulah, died March 1; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Frankfort.

• Robert William Budreau Sr., 74, of Honor, died March 2; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

• Douglas Brian Nichols, 51, of Thompsonville, died March 2; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

• Esther Hagen (Rogers) Yeates, 84, of Chicago, formerly of Benzie County, died March 2.

• Charles M. “Chuck” Sheldon Sr., 86, of Frankfort, died March 3; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

• Hazel Parsons, 92, of Frankfort, died March 4; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia and Frankfort.

• Martha Seinitz, 75, of Benzonia, died March 5; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

• Delmar D. MacGirr, 76, of Elberta, died March 9; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Benzonia.

 

CHARLEVOIX

• Ruth G. Boyd, 84, of Gladstone, formerly of Charlevoix, died Feb. 26; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Richard Bensinger, 63, of Boyne City, died March 3; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Geri (Finch) Creasey, 76, of Charlevoix, died March 3; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Gilbert “Bud” or “Abe” Whittet, 82, of Melrose Township, died March 7; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

 

CHEBOYGAN

• Richard D. Laur, 61, of Cheboygan, died March 6; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

 

EMMET

• Ellis S. Howard, 85, of Petoskey, died March 3; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.

• Robert “Bob” L. Martin, of Harbor Springs, died March 4; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

• Robert L. Winegard, of Petoskey, died March 7; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

 

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Marjorie L. Van Horn, 83, of Traverse City, died Feb. 26.

• Sandra Kay Jordan, 68, of Traverse City, died Feb. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Maria R. (Malik) Bossingham, 54, of Hot Springs, S.D., formerly of Traverse City, died March 1; McColley’s Chapel of the Hills, Hot Springs, S.D.

• Thomas G. “Bud” Cocking, 98, of Williamsburg, died March 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• David Douglas “Doug” “Mac” McCormick, 97, of Traverse City, died March 3; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Milton E. Pickard, 69, of Traverse City, died March 3; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Lillian G. Powell, 94, of Traverse City, died March 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• William Herman Barrett Jr., 77, formerly of Traverse City, died March 5; Chapel in the Pines Funeral Home, Lansing.

• C. Linn Cowsert II, 64, of Traverse City, died March 5; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Martha Anna Raney, 94, of Traverse City, died March 5; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Lillian M. Hennrick, 97, of Traverse City, died March 6; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Charlotte Jane Reamer, infant, of Traverse City, died March 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Scott Robert Smith, 42, of Traverse City, died March 6; Sharp Funeral Home, Fenton.

• Leonard L. Hamilton, 83, of Williamsburg, died March 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Shirley Jane Kroepel, 82, of Traverse City, died March 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Edwin P. Brown, 98, of Traverse City, died March 9; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Joyce Emerson, 89, of Traverse City, died March 9; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Valerie Terreault, 93, of Traverse City, died March 9; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

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