Traverse City Record-Eagle

July 7, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 07/07/2013


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

• Marilyn J. Sommerfeldt, 78, of Elk Rapids, died June 25; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

• James Frederick Arnold, 83, of Central Lake, died June 29; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

• Robert E. Alspaugh, 80, of Alden and Naples, Fla., died July 1; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

BENZIE

• Robert L. Roper Sr., 80, of Benzonia, died June 25; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Thomas Leyden of Frankfort died June 29; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Donna Marie Ballard, 85, of Beulah, died July 1; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• J. Carlton “Pete” Schrader, 63, of Benzonia, died July 1; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

CRAWFORD

• Charles Feldhauser, 83, of Grayling, died June 28; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Adaline K. Wollam, 94, of Traverse City, died Dec. 13, 2013; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Phyllis J. Thomas, formerly of East Jordan, Bendon and Traverse City, died March 4.

• Jean Martin, 94, of Traverse City, died June 8; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• C. Troy Yoder, of Traverse City, died June 21.

• Alec July, of Traverse City, died June 26; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• William Eugene Beers, 79, of Traverse City, died June 27; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Autumn Rose Prohaska, 11, of Williamsburg and Hubbard Lake, died June 29; Bannan Funeral Home, Alpena.

• Judith Annette Hansen, of Fife Lake, died June 30; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

• Helen Leona Adler, 94, of Traverse City, died July 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Marjorie Richardson, 97, of Traverse City, died July 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Loretta June Sanborn, 79, of Traverse City, died July 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Margaret G. Savage, 91, of Traverse City, died July 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• James E. Kavalar, 79, of Traverse City, died July 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Suzanne Margaret Gonyeau, 82, of Traverse City, died July 3; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Paul E. Neumann, 90, of Traverse City and Beaver Island, died July 3; Marsh Funeral Home, Marlette.

• James W. Ekkens, 72, of Kingsley, died July 4; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

KALKASKA

• June L. (Nolff) Beebe, 78, of Kalkaska, died June 29; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• John Ely Hodges, 81, of Kalkaska, died July 2; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

• Gary L. Willison, 55, of Kalkaska, died July 3; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• Stormi Ann Elkins, 15, of Kalkaska, died July 5; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

LEELANAU

• Richard R. Hatt, 82, of Leland, died June 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• John C. Dick, 84, of Cedar, died June 29; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Dennis E. Mikses, 71, of Cedar, died June 30; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Jack E. Burton, 89, of Suttons Bay, died July 1; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Betty R. Bickel, 87, of Suttons Bay, died July 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Richard J. Couturier, 80, of Plymouth, formerly of Lake Leelanau, died July 5; Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, Plymouth.

MANISTEE

• Betty L. Lambert, 87, of Kaleva, died June 30; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

• Claude Junior Gilbert, 90, of Manistee, died July 1; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

WEXFORD

• Richard G. Nurmi, 65, of Buckley, died June 29; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

• Margaret J. Spoor, 91, of Cadillac, died June 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.