Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

June 1, 2014

Deaths in the Region: 06/01/2014

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

• Georgianna L. White, 79, of Kewadin, died April 6; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

• Ronald H. Ring, 75, of Torch Lake, died May 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

BENZIE

• Nancy J. Cote, 75, of Beulah, died May 25.

• Doris A. Rider, 97, of Benzonia, died May 23; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort.

• Nina F. Ghastin, 88, of Honor, died May 28; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

• Darwin “Bud” Maginity, 90, of Frankfort, formerly of Thompsonville, died May 24; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

CHARLEVOIX

• Dr. John W. Richter, 62, of East Jordan, died May 28; Penzien Funeral Home, East Jordan.

CHEBOYGAN

• Rebecca Greka, 49, of Wolverine, died May 26; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

CRAWFORD

• Elsie Maurer, 74, of Grayling, died May 27; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Julia Rohr, 92, of Traverse City, died May 2; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Verne L. Elliott, 89, of Traverse City, died May 23; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

• Bill F. Hankins, 81, of Interlochen, died May 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Thurman E. Jensen, 93, of Traverse City, died May 25; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• David G. Gilbert, 75, of Traverse City, died May 26; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Susan J. Booth, 53, of Kingsley, died May 20.

• Georgia A. Dorvinen, 39, of Kingsley, died May 23; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

• William Kettlewell, 75, of Williamsburg, died May 29; Jowett Funeral Home, Port Huron.

• Barbara Francis, 76, of Traverse City, died May 25; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• James Tompkins, Jr., 81, of Traverse City, died May 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Marie Veliquette, 89, of Traverse City, died May 29; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

• Russell Piering, 67, of Traverse City, died May 28; Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Home, Midland.

KALKASKA

• David J. Piper, 78, of Rapid City, died May 24; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

• Barbara J. Crider, 70, of Kalkaska, died May 27; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Margaret M. Potvin, 56, of Kalkaska, died May 25; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

LEELANAU

• William G. Nuffer, 82, of Suttons Bay, died May 27; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Kenneth A. Blodick, 77, of Suttons Bay, died May 29; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

OTSEGO

• Jeanette Steiner, 74, of Gaylord, died May 25; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Bernard Borowiak, 82, of Gaylord, died May 24; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

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