Traverse City Record-Eagle

June 16, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 06/16/2013


Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — 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

• Deanna VanFletern, 73, of Elk Rapids, died June 6; Covell Funeral Homes of Elk Rapids.

• Charles W. Grube II, 74, of Bellaire, died June 11; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

• Phyllis Ann Turner, 81, of Bellaire, died June 11; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

• George F. “Buzz” Cronin, 86, of Elk Rapids, died June 12; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

• Roger “Buck” Schepperly, 77, of Mancelona, died June 13; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

BENZIE

• Robert Eugene Andrews, 86, of Honor, died June 9; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Joanne Barbara Beaver, 77, of Benzie County, died June 9; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

• Gerald “Jerry” Rodebush, 70, of Honor, died June 9; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home

• James Lewis Kraker Jr., 93, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., formerly of Beulah, died June 11.

CHARLEVOIX

• Gary Lawrence Jesiek, 75, of Charlevoix, died March 22.

• Karen Clark Cosier, 66, of Boyne City, died May 31.

• Denise Ann Moore, 57, of Charlevoix, died June 4; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Donzell Sarah Rasch, 51, of East Jordan and Beaver Island, died June 5; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Mary Ann Smith, 93, of Charlevoix, died June 7; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Norman Lee McGeorge, 78, of Boyne City, died June 9; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

• Joyce Irene Willis Reznick, 66, of Ann Arbor and Charlevoix, passed away on June 9.

• Barbara Ann Simpson, 67, of Charlevoix, died June 10; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Thomas Wieland, 82, of Charlevoix, died June 11; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Darrell L. Wright, 82, of East Jordan, died June 11; Penzien Funeral Home, East Jordan.

CRAWFORD

• James Stevan “Steve” Verlinde, 61, of Frederic, died June 13; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

EMMET

• Joseph S. Partyka, 100, of Pellston, died Feb. 1; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• William Henry Allison, 80, of Arizona, formerly of Petoskey, died May 19.

• Doris Jean Kuntz, 90, of Alanson, died June 10; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• MaryLou Scott Cooper, 85, of Traverse City, died Nov. 4, 2012; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Raymond L. McCreery, 86, of Ottumwa, Iowa, formerly of Traverse City, died June 7.

• Patricia A. Timerman, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Traverse City, died June 7; Swan Law Funeral Directors, Colorado Springs, Colo.

• Jean B. Martin, 94, of Traverse City, died June 8; Covell Funeral Home.

• Stephen Phillips, 61, of Traverse City, died June 8; Life Story Funeral Home.

• Thomas Olin Blake, 79, of Traverse City, died June 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Harold S. Challender, 75, of Traverse City, died June 10; Life Story Funeral Home.

• Frederick C. Shier, 67, of Traverse City, died June 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• David Scott Anderson, 66, of Traverse City, died June 11; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

• Walter D. During, 94, of Traverse City, died June 11; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Iris L. Morgan, 65, of Traverse city, died June 12; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Opal Irene Browning, 93, of Kingsley, died June 13; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services and W.L. Case Funeral Home, Saginaw.

KALKASKA

• Lawrence Tyerril, 75, of Kalkaska, died June 9; Wolfe-O-Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Esther M. Campbell, 86, of Kalkaska, died June 13; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

LEELANAU

• Dorothy A. Mulliner, 72, of Maple City, died June 4; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• John Warren Taylor, of Leelanau County, died June 2; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Fritz Joseph Fochtman, 54, of Suttons Bay, died June 14; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

MANISTEE

• Virginia Marie Wells, 88, of Copemish, died June 11; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

• Barney J. Davis, 89, of Manistee, died June 14; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

OTSEGO

• William Brian Jarve, 44, of Gaylord, died June 3; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Barbara Jean Simcek, 73, of Vanderbilt, died June 4; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Eleanor Mukavetz, 84, of Gaylord, died June 6.

• Harry Helgeson, 55, of Johannesburg, died June 8; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Gene W. Case, 83, of Elmira, died June 10; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• Evelyn Lovelace, 87, of Gaylord, died June 11; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

WEXFORD

• Vicki Lynn Schmidt, 57, of Harrietta, died June 3.

• Brandon Wyatt Mueller, 12, of Cadillac, died June 6.