Traverse City Record-Eagle

May 22, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 05/22/2011


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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

"¢ Fern C. Best, 88, of Ellsworth, died Jan. 22; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

"¢ Shirley E. O'Brien, 65, of Mancelona, died May 12; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ Edna June Bennett, 80, of Bellaire, formerly of Bay City, died May 14; Gephart Funeral Home, Bay City.

"¢ Virda L. McGraw, 90, of Elk Rapids, died May 16; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ James D. Coy, 59, of Detroit, formerly of Central Lake, died May 19; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ Pennie J. Thompson, 63, of Bellaire, died May 19; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.



BENZIE

"¢ Russell Ivan Smith, 82, of Thompsonville, died Feb. 24; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ H. Randy LaFleur, 53, of Beulah, died May 12; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

"¢ Jon David "Dave" Forton, 58, of Lake Ann, died May 14; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Jane H. Barker, 102, of Frankfort, died May 16; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ Ronald Postma, 67, of Mobile, Ala., and Blaney Park, Mich., formerly of East Jordan, died May 6; Gilmer Funeral Home, Mobile.

"¢ Margaret Meszaros, 91, of Belington, W.Va., formerly of East Jordan, died May 14; Penzien Funeral Homes, Inc., East Jordan.

"¢ Phyllis June Dimmerling, 86, of Boyne City, died May 19; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.



CHEBOYGAN

"¢ Ellen R. Gray, 92, of Cheboygan, died May 12; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ Earl L. Bishop, 77 of Indian River, died May 13; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ Gerard Louis Buhrman Jr., formerly of Mullett Lake, died May 14; Dykstra Funeral Home, Ann Arbor.

"¢ John E. Shields, 87, of Cheboygan, died May 15.

"¢ Herve R. Adams, 78, of Indian River, died May 16; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.

"¢ Delbert A. Jewell, 69, of Cheboygan, May 17; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.



CRAWFORD

"¢ James Kafritsas, 75, of Grayling, died May 16; Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.

"¢ Shirley A. Peshick, 63, of Frederic, died May 17; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Eugene Lobsinges, 88, of Grayling, died May 18; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.



EMMET

"¢ Audrey Louise Keller, 82, of Cross Village, died; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Mildred Himebauch, 84, of Little Traverse Township, died May 12; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Mary Burns Hogan, 68, of Petoskey, died May 13; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

"¢ Patrick Kelly Collins, 50, of Petoskey, died May 14; Penzien Funeral Homes, Inc., East Jordan.

"¢ Ronald C. Niswander, 70, of Alanson, died May 15.

"¢ Susann Marie Crick, 99, of Petoskey, died May 18; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Elizabeth Jean Doyle, of Petoskey, died May 18; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ R. Webster MacKenzie, 85, of Harbor Springs, died May 19; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

"¢ Jeanette Tousain, 82, of Petoskey, died May 20; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Philip Arthur Walters, 83, of Traverse City, died Jan. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Raymond Keffer, 94, of Kingsley, died March 20; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ Gwene Richmond, of Traverse City, died May 10; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Marilyn Janet Hectman, 64, of Williamsburg and Aventura, Fla., died May 12; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Diana Lee (Selkirk) Kjentvet, 60, of Traverse City, died May 12; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Judith Ann Westbrook, formerly of Traverse City, died May 13; Clement Keel Funeral Home, Gainesville, Texas.

"¢ Richard G. Bannister, 94, of Traverse City, died May 14; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Midred Ann Saier, 88, of Traverse City, died May 14; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Eleanor M. Chilson, 91, of Traverse City, died May 15; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Wayne James Elton, 57, of Kingsley, died May 15; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ Grace J. Harvey, 87, of East Bay Township, died May 15; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Elizabeth M. "Betty" Swanson, 85, of Traverse City, died May 15; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Roberta A. "Bobbye" Kuhlman, 78, of Traverse City, died May 16; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Wayne Arthur McCarry, 54, of Traverse City, died May 16; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Andrew Joseph Ankerman, 20, of Williamsburg, died May 17; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Cynthia G. Riley, 62, of Traverse City, died May 17; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ H. William Boltres, 75, of Traverse City, died May 18; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ M. Jean Wilson, 88, of Traverse City, died May 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Gloria A. Rokos, 80, of Traverse City, died May 20; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Maureen Hilliard Feeser, 69, of Rapid City, died May 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Kenneth D. Patterson, 56, of Rapid City, died May 13; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Darrel W. "Buck" Amidon, 84, of Rapid City, died May 19; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Louis Haas III, 83, of Kalkaska, died May 20; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.



LEELANAU

"¢ Roman A. Skipski, of Maple City, died Jan. 6.

"¢ John L. Glover, 94, of Suttons Bay, died Feb. 18; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Lena Maxine Boone, 91, of Bingham Township, died May 13; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Anne M. Skriba, 91, of Suttons Bay, died May 16; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Richard Lyle Stockman, 74, of Rochester, N.Y., formerly of Glen Arbor, died May 17; local arrangements, Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.



MANISTEE

"¢ Genevieve M. Krolczyk, 92 of Manistee, died May 13; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Nikita C. Wheeler, 20, of Onekama, died May 14; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Carl Arthur Bennett, 76, of Manistee, died May 15; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Joshua Robert Carpenter, 31, of Copemish, died May 15; Bennett0-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

"¢ Anthony D. Clement, 79, of Manistee, died May 17; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Harvey Helferich, 94, of Arcadia, died May 17; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Bear Lake.



MISSAUKEE

"¢ Timothy James Mentel, 50, of McBain, died May 18; Burkholder Funeral Home, McBain.

"¢ Margaret A. Wiggins, 70, of McBain, died May 18; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.



OTSEGO

"¢ Berneice Lucille Myers, 87, of Vanderbilt, died May 6; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Terry Harold "Boo Boo" Hanrahan, 59, of Gaylord, died May 14; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Mary Katherine Floyd, 96, of Gaylord, died May 17; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

"¢ Don Holmquist, 67, of Cadillac, died May 1; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Andrew R. Mellberg, 85, of Manton, died May 13; Hall Funeral Chapel, Manton.

"¢ MacKenzie Kay Chaney, 3, of Cadillac, died April 14; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Betty Eleanor Dell, 78, of Cadillac died Saturday, May 14; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Linda (Faunce) Otberg, of Grand Junction, Colo., formerly of Cadillac, died May 14.

"¢ L.Z. Trowbridge, 82, of Buckley, died May 14; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ Frank Edwin Tubbs, 90, of Mesick, died May 15; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Katherine C. Trowbridge, 80, of Mesick, died May 19; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.