Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

December 9, 2012

Deaths in the Region: 12/09/2012

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

"¢ Eugene R. Wegner, 85, of Kewadin and Sarasota, Fla., died Dec. 2; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Lewis A. Harvey Sr., 93, of Mancelona, died Dec. 3; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ William C. Koppen, 70, of Central Lake, died Dec. 4; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ Diane Michelle Shafer, 37, of Central Lake, died Dec. 7; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

BENZIE

"¢ Phillip D. Piersma, 65, of Frankfort, died Nov. 24; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service.

"¢ Blanche M. Johnson, 96, of Frankfort, died Dec. 4; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service.

"¢ M. Jane Brawner, 91, of Frankfort, died Dec. 8; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service.

CHARLEVOIX

"¢ Dale L. Hardy, 56, of Boyne City, died Nov. 29.

"¢ Ruth Arlene Hausler, 89, of Boyne City, died Dec. 3.

"¢ Irene Evelyn Wojan, 88, of Hayes Township, died Dec. 3; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ John Paul Kenwabikise, 74, of Beaver Island and Charlevoix, died Dec. 5; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ John Harris, 81, of Boyne City, died Dec. 6; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

CHEBOYGAN

"¢ William Ralph Harris, 64, of Wolverine, died Dec. 4; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

EMMET

"¢ Emery A. "Mick" Iliff, 71, of Harbor Springs, died Nov. 30; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

"¢ Michael Danial Burfield, of Lexington, Ky., formerly of Petoskey, died Dec. 4.

"¢ Michael J. Esford, 55, of Petoskey, died Dec. 4; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ James S. Towsley, 91, of Interlochen, died; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Doris Hartsell, 81, of Traverse city, died Nov. 29; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Marjorie M. (Speers) Pifer, 78, of Traverse City, died Nov. 30; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Michael Byrum Upton, 66, of Grawn, died Nov. 30; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Michale M. Lempinen, 64, of Traverse City, died Dec. 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Fred J. Kulanda, 73, of Traverse City, died Dec. 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ William C. Ballard, 61, of Port Huron, formerly of Traverse City, died Dec. 3; Smith Family Funeral Home, Port Huron.

"¢ Catherine J. Eggli, 97, of Traverse City, died Dec. 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Phyllis (Craven) Shafer, 86, of Muncie, seasonal Traverse City resident, died Dec. 4; Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Muncie.

"¢ Mary Gertrude Forshee Tarsney, 93, of Traverse City, died Dec. 4; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Millard Norman Hall, 88, of Traverse City, died Dec. 5; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Peg Gatzke, 91, of Traverse City, died Dec. 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Kathryn Marabelle Robinson, 93, of Kalkaska, died Nov. 29; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

"¢ Edward Dmochowski, 93, of Kalkaska, died Dec. 2; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Helen L. Obersig, 90, of Kalkaska, died Dec. 4; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Dennis A. Sherman, 49, of Kalkaska, died Dec. 4; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

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