Traverse City Record-Eagle

September 11, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 09/11/2011


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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

• Jean Marie Bechill, 84, of Milton Township, died Aug. 21; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

• Elise L. Miller, 88, of Ellsworth, died Saturday, Sept. 3; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

• Beth Chishom-Brown-Fleet, 74, of Central Lake, died Sept. 5; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• Elizabeth Ann Phillips, 94, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Mancelona, died Sept. 6; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Hazel 'Marge' Musico, 89, of Bellaire, died Sept. 7; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

• George Robert "Bob" Schwarz, of Antrim County, died Sept. 9; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.



BENZIE

• William "Scott" Evernham, 52, of Lake Ann, died Sept. 4; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.



CHARLEVOIX

• Earl Eastwood, 64, of Boyne City, died Sept. 2; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

• Elise L. Miller, 88, of Ellsworth, died Sept. 3; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

• Richard Lewin, 78, of East Jordan, died Sept. 4; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Anthony "Tony" Wojan, 75, Charlevoix, died Sept. 4; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.



CHEBOYGAN

• Maxine F. Shields, 91, of Cheboygan, died Aug. 30; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

• Marietta E. McGuire, 75, of Carp Lake, died Sept. 1; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

• Anthony F. Capraro, 92, of Cheboygan, died Sept. 2; Stanley Turowski Funeral Home, Dearborn Heights.

• Dr. A. Michael Sachs, 59, of Cheboygan, died Sept. 2; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

• Josephine A. Blaskowski, 72, of Cheboygan, died Sept. 3; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

• Norman C. Stillwell, 90, of Cheboygan, died Sept. 4; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.



CRAWFORD

• Karon Lea Lovell, 55, of Grayling, died Sept. 8; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

• David Jernberg, 67, of Grayling, died Sept. 9; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.



EMMET

• George Robert Fosmore Sr., 80, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Emmet County, died Sept. 1; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Leona Griffin, 95, of Petoskey, died Sept. 1; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

• Suellen "Sue" Anderson, 53, of Petoskey, died Sept. 2; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Ethel Christian, of Harbor Springs, passed away Sept. 2.

• Albert Osborn, 99, of Petoskey, died Sept. 3; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.



GRAND TRAVERSE

• James L. Podleski, of Grafton, Wis., formerly of Traverse City, died Aug. 19; Schramka Funeral Home.

• Kathleen M. (Krause) Donnelly, of Traverse City, died Aug. 22.

• Gerald K. Baier, 76, of Traverse City, died April 12; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Mark T. Riskey, 61, of Los Angeles, formerly of Traverse City, died Aug. 11.

• Arnold F. Sarya, 77, of Traverse City, died Aug. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City

• Alexis Ann Chavalia, daughter of Justin Chavalia and Courtney Hill, of Kingsley, died Sept. 3; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• William B. "Bill" Heermann, 94, of Traverse City, died Sept. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Donna M. McDaniel, 81, of Williamsburg, died Sept. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• George E. Lathrop, 87, of Traverse City, died Sept. 4; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Rodney V. Conklin, 80, of Traverse City, died Sept. 5; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

• Paul O. Kleeman, 89, of Traverse City, died Sept. 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Jeanne S. Gelston, 93, of Traverse City, died Sept. 7; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Jay S. Player, 94, of Traverse City, died Sept. 7; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Frederick Justice Brown Jr., 85, of Traverse City, died Sept. 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Marcia Stehower Grell, 66, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Traverse City, died Sept. 8.

• Helen D. Offner, 95, of Traverse City, died Sept. 9; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

• Robert M. Rourke, 60, of Kalkaska, died Sept. 2; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Angela M. Cleveland, 88, of Kalkaska, died Sept. 4; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Duane L. Bergey, 83, of Kalkaska, died Sept. 7; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• Barbara Jean Golden, 79, of Kalkaska, died Sept. 9; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.



LEELANAU

• Yvonne Catherine (Angarola) Daly, 93, of Glen Arbor, died Aug. 24; Cremation and Burial Society of Michigan, Traverse City.

• Carol Sauer Kolarik, 57, of Northport, died Sept. 3; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Danuta Lesko, 83, of Suttons Bay, died Sept. 3; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Arthur Conrad "Joe" Gaudette, 91, formerly of Northport, died Sept. 4; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Merlene Y. Rothenberg, 72, of Northport, died Sept. 4; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Philip C. Chemosky, 91, of Suttons Bay, died Sept. 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.



MANISTEE

• Gordon A. Stephens, 85, of Gainseville, Fla., a summer resident of Copemish, died July 24.

• Milo "Jack" Owens, 86, of Manistee, died Sept. 3; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

• Raymond Lowe Thompson, 85, of Onekama, died Sept. 3; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.



MISSAUKEE

• Johanna Smits, 90, of McBain, died Aug. 28; Burkholder Funeral Home, McBain.



OTSEGO

• Kathy D. (Hermatz) Hall, 67, of Vero Beach, Fla., formerly of Gaylord, died Aug. 30.

• Jemelia Thomas, 93, of Gaylord, died Sept. 5; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Barbara Spencer, 61, of Gaylord, died Sept. 7; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

• Sammie D. Hanes, 70, of Mesick, died Sept. 2; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

• Diane G. Hewett, 69, of Cadillac, died Sept. 6; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

• Mrs. Jean Marie Marinelli, 49, of Cadillac, died Sept. 7; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.