Traverse City Record-Eagle

May 15, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 05/15/2011


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---- — 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

"¢ 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.



BENZIE

"¢ 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.



CHARLEVOIX

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



CRAWFORD

"¢ 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.



EMMET

"¢ Francis Stanley 'Stan" Fry, 90, of Harbor Springs, died May 2; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Ruth Treadwell, 89, of Traverse City, died Jan. 16; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ William Goldsborough, 51, of Traverse City, died March 12.

"¢ May Eleanor (Wilkinson) McAllister, 94, of Traverse City, died May 6.

"¢ Helen M. Walters, 85, of Traverse City, died May 6; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Marcia Ann (Boehret) Fountain, 58, of Traverse City, died May 7; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Phyllis Marie Richards, 79, of New Buffalo, formerly of Traverse City, died May 7; Sommerfeld Chapel of New Buffalo.

"¢ Meredith H. (Stanfield) Hanks, 92, of Traverse City, died May 8; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Debra L. (Bannon) Lamie, 55, of Traverse City, died May 8.

"¢ Karen Ann Stoffel Bankey, 73, of Lexington, Ky., formerly of Traverse City, died May 9.

"¢ Daniel E. Byrd, 64, of Traverse City, died May 9; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ James Grider, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Traverse City, died May 9; Stroo Funeral Home, Grand Rapids.

"¢ Narcizo Charles Wilson Fairbrother, 57, of Traverse City, died May 10; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ Gwene L. Richmond, 55, of Traverse City, died May 10; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ William R. Braun, 87, died May 11; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Joseph David Browne, 16, of Fife Lake, died May 11; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Cleo M. Kelenske, 89, of Traverse City, died May 11; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Ida Marie Valley, 88, of Baldwin, formerly of Traverse City, died May 11; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ John Frederixon, 74, of Traverse City, died May 12; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Marilyn Hechtman, 64, of Williamsburg, died May 12; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Diana Selkirk Kjentvet, 60, of Traverse City, died May 12; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Ardith Evelyn Knecht, 86, of Interlochen, died May 12; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

"¢ W. Bruce VanderKlipp, 83, of Traverse City, died May 12; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Aloysius A. Cwalina, 90, of Fife Lake, died May 13; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.



LEELANAU

"¢ Clarence "Bud" Burnside Wolfe, 93, of Northport, died Jan. 19; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Orpha Nachazel Deering, 88, of Empire, died Jan. 30; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

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

"¢ Walter F. Lucas Jr., 93, of Suttons Bay, died May 7; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Ellsworth A. Faulman, 100, of Glen Lake, died May 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ John Vail Campbell, 74, of Lake Leelanau, died May 12; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Lena Maxine Boone, 91, of Bingham Township, died May 13; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Kenneth D. Patterson, 56, of Rapid City, died May 13; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.



MANISTEE

"¢ Engracia Elizabeth "Virginia" Bissig, 81, of Bear Lake, died May 5; Oak Grove Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Cecile Bertha Bailey, 83, of Onekama, died May 7; Oak Grove Funeral Home, Bear Lake.

"¢ Caroline Hilliard, 80, of Manistee, died May 7; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Dorothy J. Lee, of Bay City, formerly of Manistee County, died May 8; Gephart Funeral Home, Bay City.

"¢ Edward W. Novak, 89, of Manistee, died May 9; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Percy A. Fortier Jr., 83, of Manistee, died May 10; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Thelma Linnea Pachulski, 91, of Bear Lake, died May 11; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Bear Lake.

"¢ Frances M. Slawinski, 81, of Manistee, died May 11; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.



MISSAUKEE

"¢ Robert "Bob" Tucker, 70, of Falmouth, died May 8; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.

WEXFORD

"¢ Judy A. Culp, 66, of Buckley, died May 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Donald Nelson Bevans, 83, of Cadillac, died May 11; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Albert K. Cook, 78, of Buckley, died May 12; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.