Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

July 28, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 07/28/2013

ANTRIM

• Helen Quigel, 91, of Houston, Texas, and formerly of Elk Rapids; died July 17.

• Robert D. Rohde, 73, of Mancelona, died July 21; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• Willard “Bud” Fensch, 95, of Pigeon, Mich., formerly of Elk Rapids, died July 25; Meyersieck Bussema Funeral Home, Pigeon, Mich.

• Kathryn A. Sowers, 78, of Ellsworth, died July 25; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

BENZIE

• Lewis D. Geer Jr., 61, of Port Orange, Fla., formerly of Benzonia, died June 5; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

• Mabel Kitley Callender, 86, of Beulah, died July 16; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service.

• Frederick William Rearick II, 63, of Beulah, died July 21; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Frank Smith, 65, of Elberta, died July 21; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Emiel LeRoy Straubel Jr., 81, of Honor, died July 21; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

CRAWFORD

• Kathryn Madsen, 58, of Grayling, died July 22; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

• Dorothy M. Bassett, 93, of Grayling, died July 25; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Richard Harp, 79, of Traverse City, died July 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Michael Brendon Jacobus, 44, of Traverse City, died July 19; Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, Battle Creek.

• Jacqueline C. Bradley, 79, of Traverse City, died July 20; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Marjorie W. Lerchen, 80, of Traverse City, died July 20; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• D. Jerome Slack, 94, of Traverse City, died July 20; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Colleen M. Heron, 62, of Traverse City, died July 21, Kalkaska Funeral Home.

• James B. Whelan, 74, of Traverse City, died July 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• John A. Bush, 90, of Traverse City, died July 22; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Charles Edward Garthe, 87, of Traverse City, died July 22; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Paul G. Mulcahy, 55, of Traverse City, died July 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Robert E. French, 87, of Traverse City and Dade City, Fla., died July 25; Covell Funeral Homes, Kingsley.

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