Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

May 15, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 05/15/2011

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.


"¢ Philip E. Beehler, 87, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Antrim County, died Feb. 18.

"¢ Lana Carol O'Brien, 71, of Bellaire and Studio City, Calif., died May 7; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Jacqueline Steigenga, 43, of Mancelona, died May 7; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ James A. Miller, 73, of Bellaire, died May 8; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ John A. Mulholland, 73, of Central Lake, died May 9; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ Dorothy Scarborough, 76, of Bellaire, died May 9; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ Jane M. Halladay, 60, of Central Lake, died May 11; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

"¢ Doyle J. O'Neal, 90, of Bellaire, died May 12; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ George M. Zagar, 92, of Elk Rapids, died May 12; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.


"¢ Malcolm William Curtis, 90, of Frankfort, died Feb. 26; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

"¢ Catherine Winifred "Winnie" Keillor, 91, of Frankfort, died April 20; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

"¢ Dana Erlene (Smith) Platter, died May 1; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.

"¢ Charles Laroy Markham, 66, of Honor, died May 7; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

"¢ Loyal Orliana Smedley, 90, of Thompsonville, died May 7; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Larry O. "Pye" Parrotte, 62, of Honor, died May 8; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

"¢ Jerry Wheelock, 59, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Lake Ann, died May 10.

"¢ Mary Elizabeth Miron, 76, of Honor, Saginaw and Fort Myers, Fla., died May 11; Cremation Society of Mid-Michigan, Saginaw.

"¢ H. Randy LaFleur, 53, of Beulah, died May 12; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.


"¢ Jesse Alan James "Ecavarg" Sulkowski, 22, of Standish, formerly of East Jordan, died May 6; Penzien Funeral Home, East Jordan.


"¢ James Joseph Bryan, 41, of Grayling, died May 8; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Nellie S. Kellogg, 96, of Grayling, died May 9; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Robert Dandy, 84, of Grayling, died May 13; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

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