Traverse City Record-Eagle

October 27, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 10/27/2013


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

• Bonnie Meeder, 70, of Bellaire, died Oct. 18; Bellaire Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

• Craig L. VanSice, 57, of Tucson, Ariz., and formerly of Bellaire, died Oct. 14.

• John Haines, 92, of Bellaire, died Oct. 21; Bellaire Chapel of Mortenson Funeral Homes.

• Harry G. Lowe, 61, of Mancelona, died Oct. 18; Mancelona Chapel of Mortenson Funeral Homes.

• Gloria Elkins, 81, of Mancelona, died Oct. 19; Mancelona Chapel of Mortenson Funeral Homes.

• Chester J. Pilat, 80, of Kewadin, died Oct. 15; Covell Funeral Homes, Elk Rapids.

BENZIE

• Lance A. Smith, 55, of Frankfort, died Oct. 17; Jowett Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Benzonia.

• Jeffery L. Lentz, 58, of Beulah, died Oct. 17; Jowett Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Benzonia.

• Bobby Beugnot, 87, of Elberta, died Oct. 20; Jowett Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Benzonia.

• Leroy C. Rohn, 82, died Oct. 22; Jowett Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Benzonia.

• Bob Glazier, 83, of Benzonia, died Oct. 22; Jowett Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Benzonia.

CHARLEVOIX

• William J. Cameron, MD, 84, of Charlevoix, died Oct. 5; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

CRAWFORD

• Calvin J. Jones, 21, of Grayling, died Oct. 22; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Michael W. Donovan, 58, of Traverse City, died Oct. 5, 2013; Metcalf & Jonkhoff Funeral Service, Grand Rapids.

• Margaret I. Wright, 86, of Traverse City, died Oct. 11; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• James P. Draplin, 70, of Traverse City, died Oct. 13, 2013.

• Lois A. Defebaugh, 85, of Traverse City, died Oct. 15; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Kathryn E. Walter, 87, of Traverse City, died Oct. 18; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Gerald H. Robinson, 56, of Traverse City, died Oct. 17; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Lorraine E. Rainsford, 92, of Traverse City, died Oct. 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Robert R. Lick, 77, of Grawn, died Oct. 18; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Raymond J. Harris, 58, of Traverse City, died Oct. 18; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Laurel A. Hall, 49, of Traverse City, died Oct. 21; Reaynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Timothy Hanna, 53, of Traverse City, died Oct. 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Merrill Almquist, 76, of Traverse City, died Oct. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City

• Fern V. Thayer, 89, of Parker, Colo., formerly of Traverse City, died Oct. 11; Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

• Nancy Horten, 60, of Kingsley, died Oct. 23; Covell Funeral Homes, Kingsley.

• Marilyn J. Shine, of Traverse City, died Oct. 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Virginia M. Garland, 87, of Traverse City, died Oct. 24; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Joan Hackett, 86, of Traverse City, died Oct. 24; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Millicent B. Gallup, 88, of Traverse City, died Oct. 24; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Ronald V. Korn, 58, of Williamsburg, died Oct. 21.

• Robert W. Short, 77, of Traverse City, formerly of Kalkaska, died Oct. 25; Kalkaska Funeral Home.

KALKASKA

• Helen J. McConnaghy-Fewlass, 76, of Kalkaska, died Oct. 19; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Doris A. Brazie, 79, of South Boardman, died Oct. 22; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

LEELANAU

• Merrill Almquist, 76, of Leland, died Oct. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Walter “Bill” Mateer, 82, of Lake Leelanau, died Oct. 19; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Imogene E. Dame, 89,of Northport, died Oct. 22; Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay.

• Janet R. April, 74, of Maple City, died Oct. 25; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

MANISTEE

• Dallas A. Eddy, 60, of Bear Lake, died Oct. 20; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

WEXFORD

• Everett E. Spear, 57, of Buckley, died Oct. 19; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home.