Traverse City Record-Eagle

January 8, 2012

Deaths in the Region: 01/08/2012


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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

"¢ Sharon J. Earl, 63, of Kewadin, died Dec. 31; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ John M. Beddow, 94, of Ellsworth, died Jan. 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.



BENZIE

"¢ Robert "Bob" Amenson, 66, of Beulah, died Dec. 23.

"¢ Judith E. Wright, 58, formerly of Beulah, died Dec. 31; Sunset Memorial Garden Funeral Home, Kokomo, Ind.

"¢ Gerald E. Thomas, 76, of Benzonia, died Jan. 2; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Gerald J. Nothnagel, 79, of Frankfort, died Jan. 3; Jowett Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.

"¢ Steven V. Shively, 51, of Beulah, died Jan. 5; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.

"¢ Betty J. Charters, 76, of Frankfort, died Jan. 6; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ James Healy Phalan Jr., 77, of Walloon Lake, died Dec. 22; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Januice "Nona" Cesaro, 74, of East Jordan, died Dec. 29; Penzien Funeral Homes, Inc., East Jordan.

"¢ Alice Goodenow, 98, of Charlevoix, died Dec. 30; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Charles C. Papineau, 90, of Charlevoix, died Dec. 31.

"¢ Ruth Swanson Cook, 99, of Charlevoix, died Jan. 1; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Sue Lois Lamb, 87, formerly of Boyne City, died Jan. 1; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Doris Biddick, 103, of Boyne City, died Jan. 2; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Martha Resch, 89, of Charlevoix, died Jan. 2; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.



CHEBOYGAN

"¢ Cecelia K. Fleischman, 87, of Indian River, formerly of Ann Arbor, died Jan. 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.



CRAWFORD

"¢ Helen C. Klintworth, 88, of Grayling, died Jan. 6; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Frederick L. Shippy, 40, of Grayling, died Jan. 6; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.



EMMET

"¢ Laurie Ann (Hodgkiss) Egeland, 52, of Grapevine, Texas, formerly of Petoskey, died Dec. 19.

"¢ Susan J. Stewart, 61, of Harbor Springs, died Dec. 28; Charles G. Parks Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Paul P. Kondziela, 77, of Petoskey, died Dec. 30; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Jack Balchik, of Petoskey, died Jan. 1; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Rose Etta Nestle, 77, of Petoskey, died Jan. 1; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Vera Jean Wilson, 89, of Ann Arbor, formerly of Traverse City, died Dec. 25; Muehlig Funeral chapel.

"¢ Theodore E. Panagopoulos, 84, of Traverse City, died Dec. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Julie A. (Cadmus) Brower, 46, of Traverse City, died Dec. 30; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Bruce G. Schmidt, 63, of Grawn, died Dec. 30; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Carol Leone Bradford, 79, of Traverse City, died Dec. 31; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ David Harold Hunt, of Citrus Springs, Fla., formerly of Mayfield Township, died Dec. 31.

"¢ Helen T. Lawniczak, 92, of Traverse City, died Dec. 31; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Lynne Veljean McCreary, 77, of Traverse City, died Dec. 31; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Harrison "Harry" Nelson, of Traverse City, died Jan. 2; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Inez N. Rogers, of Evart, died Jan. 2; Corey Funeral Home, Evart.

"¢ Julia L. Ackerman, 97, of Traverse City, died Jan. 3; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ Mary V. (Obie) Frost, 93, of Traverse City, died Jan. 3; O'Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Funeral Home, Grand Rapids.

"¢ Charles N. McNair Sr., 88, of Kingsley, died Jan. 4; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ Sean DeVincent, 28, of Traverse City, died Jan. 5; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Thelma B. Murray, 90, of Acme, died Jan. 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Patricia L. Strong, 75, of Traverse City, died Jan. 6; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Elsie Tanner, 82, of Traverse City, died Jan. 6; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Roy Gene Huber, 71, of Kalkaska, died Jan. 5; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

"¢ Margaret "Peggy" Lee, 85, of Kalkaska, died Jan. 6; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.



LEELANAU

"¢ Gerald J. Dechow, 90, of Northport, died Dec. 12; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Millie Cornelia Parker, 98, of Elmwood Twp., died Dec. 28; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Gertrude Marian Rokos, formerly of Leelanau County, died Dec. 31; Gorseline-Runciman Funeral Home, DeWitt.

"¢ Irvin G. Sutherland, 80, of Leelanau County, died Jan. 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.



MANISTEE

"¢ William Henry Kelly Jr., of Rapid City, died Dec. 28.

"¢ Walter Holstad, 99, of Manistee, died Dec. 30; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Kathryn L. Tritten Pihl, 93, of Manistee, died Jan. 2; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Pamela Jane Rider, 62, of Onekama, died Jan. 2; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Elroy Anthony Urbanus, 77, of Bear Lake, died Jan. 5; Oak Grover Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Bear Lake.



OTSEGO

"¢ Gail M. Peak, 76, of Gaylord, died Jan. 1; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Carol Kuligowski, 50, of Waters, died Jan. 2; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Corinne Bertagnoli, 85, of Gaylord, died Jan. 3; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Ruth Ann Maschke, 72, of Johannesburg, died Jan. 3; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Rose Cutting, 60, of Elmira, died Jan. 6; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

"¢ Arthur Leroy Richmond, 93, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Manton, died Dec. 25.

"¢ Henry H. Simmons, 71, of Cadillac, died Dec. 29; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Sally Ann (Ivancevic) Waite, 59, of Cadillac, died Dec. 30; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Mary Velma Daniels, 77, of Mesick, died Jan. 3; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.