Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

May 8, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 05/08/2011

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

"¢ Shirley Smith, 90, of Elk Rapids, died Dec. 22, 2010; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ The Rev. Robert E. Tewes, 74, of Mancelona, died April 30; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ Charlotte "Char" Young, 77, of Elk Rapids, died April 30; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ Verna Boyer Hart Spires, 79, of Mancelona, died May 1; Penzien Funeral Home, East Jordan.

"¢ Raymond "RJ" Stinson, 95, of Elk Rapids, died May 1; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ Ruth Coats, of Bellaire, died May 2; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ Donald J. Weeks, 51, of Elk Rapids, died May 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Scott Tracey, 30, of Alden, died May 3; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ Randall Ray Sarten Jr., 24, of Elk Rapids, died May 5; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ Christian L. Zbikowski, 4, of Mancelona, died May 6; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

BENZIE

"¢ Elizabeth "Betty" Chase, 86, of Frankfort, died Feb. 2; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

"¢ Hazel P. Coats, 98, of Marion, formerly of Honor, died March 21; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Keith E. Roper, 82, of Frankfort, died April 25; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

"¢ Janice M. Hauser, 72, of Thompsonville, died May 2; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

"¢ Leslie H. Klauer, 91, of Beulah, died May 2; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Olive J. Bacon, 94, of Frankfort, died May 3; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Gertrude M. Anderson, 93, of Traverse City, died Feb. 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Eleanor Rose Rodge, 95, of Charlottesville, Va., summer resident of Traverse City, died April 19.

"¢ Keith Escobar Saum, 33, of Traverse City, died April 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Esther May Kapp, 90, of Traverse City, died April 28; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Jeffrey Steven Deike, 54, of Traverse City, died April 30; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

"¢ Patricia F. Henry, 63, of Traverse City, died April 30; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Georgiana Jane "Sue" Pantazopoulos, 95, of Traverse City, died May 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Mary Lynn Anderson, 42, of Traverse City, died May 2; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ George (Hlinovsky) Clayton, 85, of Traverse City, died May 2; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Andrew B. Waclawski, 83, of Traverse City, died May 2; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Linda A. Wilson, 61, of Traverse City, died May 2; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Ardith Marie Eisele, 74, of Traverse City, died May 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ John "Jack" Robert Sika, 68, of Traverse city, died May 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Gary J. Breece, 75, of Williamsburg, died May 5; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ Gerald Cooper, of Traverse City, died May 5.

"¢ May E. McAllister, 94, of Traverse City, died May 6; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Fay Louise Smith, 73, of Traverse City, died May 6; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Robert K. Witkop, 68, of Holland, formerly of Suttons Bay, died April 2.

"¢ James Edwin Sanderson Jr., 74, of Kalkaska, died April 29; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Matthew N. Marker, 31, of Rapid City, died April 30; Stoller's Mortuary, Raymond, Wash.

"¢ Esther R. Merlo Carpenter, 82, of Comstock Park, formerly of South Boardman, died May 3; Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford.

"¢ Millard Eugene Hartman, 80, of Empire, died May 3; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Linda Schumacher, 62, of Kalkaska, died May 3; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

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