Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 7, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 04/07/2013


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

• Raymond Merril Bratschi, of Grand Ledge, formerly of Elk Rapids, died March 27; Peters and Murray Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

• Michael L. Mahan, 70, of Bellaire, died March 30; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

• William Brent Nelson, 61, of Bellaire, died March 31; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

• Lorna M. Putman, 95, of Mancelona, died April 1; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• John L. Carpenter, 57, of Elk Rapids, died April 3; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

• Margaret E. Elzinga, 90, of Bellaire, died April 3; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

• John Gray “Jack” Norris, 91, of Eastport, died April 3.

• Ann Ball, 87, of Elk Rapids, died April 4; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

• Homer W. Sington, 91, of Bellaire, died April 4; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

BENZIE

• Peter Roy Sandman, 64, of Frankfort, died March 30; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort.

• Patricia Ann Geeting, 84, of Honor, died March 31; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

• Gloria Jean Farber, 68, of Thompsonville, died April 1; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

• Thomas W. Ullom, 56, of Thompsonville, died April 2; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service.

• Helen Marguerite Scott, of Benzonia, died April 3; Howett Family Funeral HOmes, Frankfort.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Doris E. Neiman, 95, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Traverse City, died.

• Victoria Elaine Zoulek, 84, of Traverse City, died March 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Ruth Elaine Fralowicz, 76, of Traverse City, died March 26; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Jim Bob Stephenson, of Interlochen, died March 26; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Shirley Elizabeth Dresnek, of Wasilla, Alaska, formerly of Traverse City, died March 28.

• Jeffrey Gary Gross, 47, of Traverse City, died March 31; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Judith Ann Helmick, 70, of Winfield, Mo., formerly of Traverse City, died March 31; Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, Winfield, Mo.

• Steven Edward Humanchuk, 64, of Interlochen, died March 31; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Ruth Ann McKinnon, 72, of Williamsburg, died March 31; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

• Jeffery Dennis Richards, 66, of Traverse City, died March 31; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse city.

• Betty J. Christianson, 61, of Traverse City, died April 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Margery Noreen McGhan, 88, of Traverse City, died April 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Lloyd D. Richards, 82, of Lake Ann, died April 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Sandra Agnes Schietecatte, 66, of Traverse City, died April 1; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Max C. “Buzz” Gabourie, 63, of Traverse City, died April 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Zelda Mae Gill, 80, of Fife Lake, died April 2; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Frances K. Cazier, 94, of Traverse City, died April 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Robert Allen Descalopoulis, 62, of Traverse City, died April 3; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Clifford Lagerman, 83, of Traverse City, died April 3; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Nancy C. Jones, 71, of Fife Lake, died April 4; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Joy L. (Conger) Fitzpatrick, 74, of Traverse City, died April 5; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

• David Woodrow Wilson, 70, of Kalkaska, died April 2; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

LEELANAU

• Marvin C. Rorick, 85, of Suttons Bay, died March 30; Martinson Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Albert Edward Nelson, 82, of Suttons Bay, died April 1; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

MANISTEE

• Margaret Sue Hughes, 62, of Manistee, died March 31; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

• John “Jack” Henry Kline, 93, of Onekama, died April 5; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

WEXFORD

• Duane Neil Croel, 66, of Mesick, died April 4; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.