Traverse City Record-Eagle

June 3, 2012

Deaths in the Region: 06/03/2012


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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

• Donald Schurkamp, 63, of Mancelona, died May 28; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• Anthony M. Visconti, 30, of Roseville, formerly of Mancelona, died May 29; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

 

BENZIE

•Martha Jane Bowne Seinitz ,of Frankfort, died March 5; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Earl K. “Punchy” Parsons Jr., 70, of Elberta, died May 19; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.

• Stanley Stephen Szerlong, 93, of Frankfort, died May 24; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Frankfort.

• Jeannine A. Berry, 78, of Lake Ann, died June 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

 

CHARLEVOIX

• Theodore Stettler Felter II, 35, of Charlevoix, died May 20; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Harvey Lee Coates, 35, of Boyne City, died May 22; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

• Marilyn Ann Baillargeon, 77, of Charlevoix, died May 23; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Marie E. Ance, 91, of Charlevoix, died May 29; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

 

CHEBOYGAN

• Grace C. Carmody, 95, of Cheboygan, died May 25.

• William A. Ayotte, 58, of Cheboygan, died May 26; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

• Marion “Jo” Petras, 89, of Cheboygan, died May 27; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

• John H. Rulapaugh, 99, of Cheboygan, died May 29; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

 

EMMET

• Marciel A. (Woodruff) Vargo-Mitchell, 79, of Huntington Beach, Calif., formerly of Alanson, died May 23; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Maynard “Bud” Keiser Jr., 79, of Bliss, died May 24; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

• Alice Kalchik, 93, of Petoskey, died May 26; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Alfreda L. “Freda” Lesher, 102, of Petoskey, died May 27.

 

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Geraldine E. Carlson, 91, of Traverse City, died; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• David Harold Hunt, of Citrus Springs, Fla., formerly of Traverse City, died Dec. 31, 2011.

• Jacke P. Donkers, 77, of Traverse City, died April 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Sherman J. “Sherm” Merriner II, 73, of Sparta, died April 9.

• Julie A. Davis, of Traverse City, died May 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Sandra L. Guy, 66, of Traverse City, died May 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Charles Edward Lewis Jr., 87, of Traverse City, died May 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Marie Virginia Rizzio, 83, of Interlochen, died May 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Elizabeth A. “Betty” Aichler, 78, of Traverse City, died May 24; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Joan P. Hubbell, of Traverse City, formerly of Clearwater Twp., died May 26; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Barbara Jean Linderman, 89, of traverse City, died May 26; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Margaret Doris Quist, 93, of Williamsburg, died May 26; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Ruby Lee Culver, 84, of Traverse City, formerly of Lansing, died May 28; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Shirley Jane Darling, 81, of Traverse City, died May 28; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Marilyn G. Gray, 76, of Traverse City, died May 28; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Louise H. Cloutier, 94, of Traverse City, died June 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Joshua Josue Dornoff, 17, of Traverse City, died June 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.



KALKASKA

• Marle “Ted” Bowen, 74, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., formerly of Kalkaska, died May 25; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Lynn D. Ruehl, 86, of kalkaska, died May 27; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Mary Jane Riegler, 75, of Rapid City, died May 28; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

 

LEELANAU

• Vern Mayhew, 94, of Suttons Bay, died Jan. 19; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Matthew J. Lehner, 37, of Suttons Bay, died March 1; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Doris F. Mayhew, 93, of Suttons Bay, died May 9; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Deborah Jane Klotzbach, 87, of Leland, died June 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

 

MANISTEE

• Brenda Kay Ault, 46, of Manistee, died May 24; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

• Phyllis Catherine Solberg, 87, of Manistee, died May 26; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

• David B. Dankowski, 82, of Manistee, died May 27; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

• Rick T. Harman, 55, of Fenton, formerly of Copemish, died May 27; Swartz Funeral Home, Flint.

• Janet Ann Brunais, 73, of Manistee, died May 31; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

 

MISSAUKEE

• Bill Goodwin, 76, of Merritt, died May 24; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.

• Melvin Walter Wagner Jr., 68, of Lake City, died May 26; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.

 

OTSEGO

• Willard L. Howe Sr., 91, of Johannesburg, died May 25; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.

• Susan Best, 69, of Gaylord, died May 27; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Linda Jean Pellegrini, 74, of Elmira, died May 27; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Jack Rolinski, 85, of Gaylord, died May 31; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Phyllis Nash, 92, of Vanderbilt, died June 1; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

 

WEXFORD

• Lorraine Dean “L.D.” Hoaglund, 74, of Mesick, died; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Delmar “Butch” Andrew Conrad, 44, of Cadillac, died May 24.

• Cheryl “Cheri” Benthem, 56, of McBain, died May 25; Burkholder Funeral Home, McBain.

• Ilene Lannin, 94, of Manton, died May 26; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.

• Earl E. Schepers, 90, of Hudsonville, formerly of McBain, died May 26; Burkholder Funeral Home, McBain.

• Michael M. LaPan, 67, of Mesick, died May 29; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.

• Neil Roy Perry, 89, of Manton, died May 29; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.

• James S. “Big Jim” Mort, 80, of Mesick, died May 30; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

• Maxine A. Snider, 79, of Cadillac, died May 31; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.