Traverse City Record-Eagle

August 25, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 08/25/2013


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

• Thomas Priest, 57, of Elk Rapids, died Aug. 17; Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

• Josephine Somerville, 99, of Central Lake, died Aug. 21; Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

• Donna C. Knapp, 97, of Bellaire, died Aug. 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Ann McPherson, 94, of Bellaire, died Aug. 19; Bellaire Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

• Elizabeth Schuler, 92, of Elk Rapids, died Aug. 23; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

BENZIE

• James W. Lyons, M.D., 96, of Beulah, died Aug. 21; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.

• John Swanson, 54, of Honor, died Aug. 20; Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Rena A. Fuller, 100, of Frankfort, died Aug. 21; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Mitchell E. Stevenson, 50, of Frankfort, died Aug. 22; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Frankfort and Benzonia.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• James B. Shultz, 47, of Traverse City, died Aug. 8; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Robert Maltby, 90, of Traverse City, died Aug. 17; Bellaire Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

• Gordon Huey, 67, of Traverse City, died Aug. 17; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Phyllis Sampson, 84, of Traverse City, died Aug. 18; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Lorraine Murphy, 98, of Traverse City, died Aug. 20; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Robert Shales, 55, of Traverse City, died Aug. 21; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Lorraine Murphy, 98, of Traverse City, died Aug. 20; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Dolores Hoffman, 81, of Traverse City, died Aug. 20; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Frances Lanning, 85, of Traverse City, died Aug. 18; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• George Booth, 70, of Traverse City, died Aug. 19; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Ellen Simon, 84, of Traverse City, died Aug. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Doris M. (Bartruff) Dimick, 83, of Traverse City and Flint, died Aug. 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Alice Jane Jacobson, 87, of Traverse City, died Aug. 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Robert H. Russell, 62, of Traverse City, died Aug. 23; Wolfe O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

LEELANAU

• M. Annetta Evans, 80, of Suttons Bay, died Aug. 19; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

MANISTEE

• Walter J. Kuzma III, 45, of Manistee, died Aug. 18; Johnson Funeral Home, Mainstee.

• Evelyn Greve, 87, of Manistee, died Aug. 19; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

• Arthur Blakeslee, 90, of Manistee, died Aug. 20; Oak Grove Funeral Home, Manistee.

OTSEGO

• Roger D. Talley, 59, of Gaylord, died Aug. 19; Gaylord Community Funeral Home.

• Richard Heater, 92, of Gaylord, died Aug. 22; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Michael Renodin, 74, of Gaylord, died Aug. 23; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

WEXFORD

• John Pinna, 78, of Cadillac, died Aug. 18; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

• Arlene Folk, 86, of Cadillac, died Aug. 19; Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

DEATHS

Memorial services for CLARENCE “TED” FISTLER, 80, of Traverse City, who passed away June 20, 2013, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 in the Towne Chapel of First Congregational Church. Arrangements by Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.