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Deaths in the Region

May 26, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 05/26/2013

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

• Louis Anthony Basso, 69, of Central Lake, died May 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Mary H. Corbin, 88, of Sumner, formerly of Mancelona, died May 23; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

BENZIE

• Robert M. Buttars, 48, of Lake Ann, died May 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

CHARLEVOIX

• John Woods Carpenter Jr., 88, of Walloon Lake and Orange City, Fla., died May 8; Charles G. Parks Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• LaVerne W. Cole, 86, of Charlevoix, died May 19; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Patrick K. Fisher, 56, of Boyne City, died May 20; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

• Patricia Joan Wright, 83, of Boyne City, died May 21; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

CHEBOYGAN

• Marie Elizabeth “Bette” Fain, 91, of Cheboygan, died May 14; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

• Charles L. Johnson, 60, of Wolverine, died May 16; Gaylord Funeral and Cremation Service, Gaylord.

EMMET

• Basil “Tucker” Waugh, 93, formerly of Petoskey, died March 5.

• Jean Temple, 66, of Brutus, died May 18; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• John J. Price, 64, of Traverse City, died Dec. 24, 2012; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Randolph Biggs, 69, of Traverse City, died Jan. 28; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Gary Robert Frye, 82, of Grand Traverse County, died Feb. 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Norman D. Reece, 92, of Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Traverse City, died May 1; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Helge R. Jensen, 70, of Williamsburg, died May 5; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Bonnie Jean Bohnow, 87, of Traverse City, died May 14; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• John “Jack” M. Sweeney, of Traverse City, died May 16; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Daniel David Birdwell, 61, of Traverse City, died May 17; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Jean A. Donley, 89, of Traverse City, died May 17; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• James W. Nichols, 86, of Zephyrhills, Fla., and formerly of Traverse City, died May 18.

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