Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

April 1, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 03/31/2013

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

• Jack Lowe, 84, of Bellaire, died March 20; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

• Alvie N. Howell, 79, of Elk Rapids, died March 21; Beck Funeral Home, Rogers City.

• Betty M. Mason, 86, of Bellaire, died March 23; Bellaire Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

BENZIE

• Kathryn B. Johnson, 89, of Frankfort died, March 28; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort.

CRAWFORD

• Dennis Wakeley, 56, of Grayling, died March 20; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

• Gregory Douglas Warren, 27, of Grayling, died March 20; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Willis W. “Bill” Copeland, 95, of Traverse City and Vero Beach, Fla., died March 14; Cox Gifford Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach, Fla.

• Joan E. Werner, 83, of Traverse City, died March 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Howard C. Melichar, 83, of Traverse City, died March 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Willis “Bill” Lutz, 88, of Traverse City, died March 23; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Martha VanHollis, 65, of Fife Lake, died March 23; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

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

• Ian Morrison, 73, of Traverse City, died March 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Patricia Schlegel, 70, of Traverse City, died March 25; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Mary (Shellby) Shell, 83, of Traverse City, died March 28; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• James Jakee, 82, of Traverse City, died March 27; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Leah M. Whitefield, 80, of Elmwood Twp., died March 28; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

KALKASKA

• Stephen Horvath, 66, of Kalkaska, died March 25; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Zachary D. Jenkins, 25, of Kalkaska, died March 29; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

LEELANAU

• Robert Bray, 64, of Cedar, died March 25; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• David Winowiecki, 63, of Cedar, died March 27; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Dale A. Penny, 76, of Empire, died March 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

MANISTEE

• Evelyn R. Roach, 90, of Manistee, died March 23; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

• Emma Lue Miller, infant twin, of Kaleva, was stillborn on March 27; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

WEXFORD

• Josephine Harris, 77, of Mesick, died March, 26; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

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