Traverse City Record-Eagle

May 13, 2012

Deaths in the Region: 05/13/2012


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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

"¢ Nancy E. Loper, 81, of Kewadin, died May 8; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.



BENZIE

"¢ Bruce Williamson Soule, of Frankfort, died Dec. 8, 2011; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Frankfort.

"¢ Richard Dale Graham, of Benzonia, died April 28; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.

"¢ Joyce Arylene Skinner, 77, of Empire, died May 4; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

"¢ Stephanie Lynn Goff Saugie, 28, of Frankfort, died May 6; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Frankfort.



CRAWFORD

"¢ Monte Louis Malonen, 76, of Grayling, died May 5; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Clara D. Varco, 74, of Frederic, died May 7; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Larry Dale "LB" Baynham, 53, of Maple Forest Township, died May 9; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Annette Lipe, 53, of Frederic, died May 10; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.



EMMET

"¢ Kathleen A. (Nielsen) Falls, 70, of Conway, died April 29; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Frankfort.

"¢ Joseph Enos Kishego, 87, of Harbor Springs, died May 3.

"¢ Frank W. Syverson, 87, of Petoskey, died May 5; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ John Ramsby, 85, of Alanson, died May 11; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Thomas William Slack, of Glen Mills, Pa., formerly of Traverse City, died Nov. 23, 2011.

"¢ Oliver B. Tompkins, of Fremont, formerly of Traverse City, died Jan. 6.

"¢ Ben B. Bushong Jr., 77, of Traverse City, died March 24.

"¢ Joseph Rink, 92, of Traverse City, died March 31; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Mary Elizabeth Thirlby, 66, of Traverse City, died April 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ John E. "E.J." Ramseyer, 65, of Traverse City, died May 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Leona May Soappman, 86, of Muscatine, Iowa, formerly of Traverse City, died May 3; Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home, Muscatine.

"¢ Kevin Thomas Kresier, 51, of Grawn, died May 4; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Ted Cotten, 58, of Traverse City, died May 5; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ John S. Myette Sr., 86, of Traverse City, died May 5; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Ruth Green, 68, of Kinglsey, died May 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Theresa D. Leone, 72, of Traverse City, died May 6; Donelson, Johns and Evans Funeral Home, Waterford.

"¢ Frank Rutherford, 65, of Traverse City, died May 6; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ James P. "Jim" Thomas, 89, of Traverse City, died May 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Charles T. "Bud" Mahn, 82, of Traverse City, died May 7; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Margaret Hawker, 97, of Traverse city, died May 7; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Elfrida Anna Simmons, 90, of Interlochen, died May 7; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Dorothy Rose Ungrey, 92, of Traverse City, died May 7; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Stella Kunce, 90, of Traverse City, died May 8; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Kristina R. Walter, 31, of Traverse City, died May 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Thomas Lakies, 71, of Traverse City, died May 11; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Ethel G. Thompson, 100, of Lowell, formerly of Traverse City, died May 11; Roth-Gerst Funeral Home, Lowell.

KALKASKA

"¢ Paul L. Profrock, 50, of Indianapolis, formerly of Kalkaska, died May 2.

"¢ Jerry Lee "Shorty" Long, 59, of Kalkaska, died May 9; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Helen R. King, 92, of Kalkaska, died May 10; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.



LEELANAU

"¢ Frances A. Waling, 92, of Maple City, died May 5; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.



MANISTEE

"¢ William C. "Biff" Wagner, of Lansing, formerly of Manistee, died April 27.

"¢ Thomas Lee Kott, 57, of Manistee, died May 3; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Donna J. Adams, 70, of Manistee, died May 5; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Esther Y. Olsen, 87, of Manistee, died May 7; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Edwin Vern Manke, 86, of Onekama, died May 9; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Bear Lake.



OTSEGO

"¢ Lloyd Phillip Stice, 86, of Gaylord, died May 4; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ JoAnn Thomas, 84, of Gaylord, died May 4; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Hanna Quirrenbach, 68, of Gaylord, died May 5; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Imogene Hasskill, 87, of Vanderbilt, died May 8; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Winifred Weiss, 83, of Gaylord, died May 8; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Victor Fredric Herczeg, 64, of Gaylord, died May 9; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.



WEXFORD

"¢ Judy Hagberg, 73, of Cadillac, died March 2; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Karen Rae Bennetts, 73, of Cadillac, died May 5; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Dorothy Jean George, 83, of Cadillac, died May 5; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Freda May (Gerard) Kushmaul, of Evart, formerly of Cadillac, died May 5.

"¢ Ethel Taylor, 84, of Cadillac, died May 7; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Jack G. Sosenko, 78, of Manton, died May 9; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.