Traverse City Record-Eagle

August 11, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 08/11/2013


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

• Lorraine E. Hinzmann, 92, of Torch Lake Twp., died Aug. 3; Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

• Roy Burmeister, 83, of Elk Rapids, died Aug. 5.

• James A. Spitza, 84, of Bellaire, died Aug. 5; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

• Ruth Hassett, 95, of Kewadin, died Aug. 6; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

• Charles H. Koop, 63, of Elk Rapids, died Aug. 6; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

• Jacob C. Koens, of Central Lake, died Aug. 10; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

BENZIE

• Frederick William Rearick II, 63, of Beulah, died July 21; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Kenneth R. Jass, 75, of Frankfort, died Aug. 1; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Joel W. Toole, 43, of Thompsonville, died Aug. 2; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Marilyn J. Conrad, 80,of Frankfort, died Aug. 3; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Thomas William Baldwin, 73, of Elberta, died Aug. 4; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Carolyn J. Weaver, 76, of Benzonia, died Aug. 4; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Charles Burnham Fisk, 78, of Grand Rapids and Benzie County, died Aug. 9; Metcalf and Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Grand Rapids.

• Merry Kay Hollenbeck, 79, of Frankfort, died Aug. 10; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

CHARLEVOIX

• Phyllis F. Korn, 80, of Boyne City, died Aug. 2; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

• Michael A. Pearson, 53, of East Jordan, died Aug. 3; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth

CHEBOYGAN

• John D. “Jack” Paul, 89, of Cheboygan, died Aug. 7; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

• Lavona “Babe” Sorrells, 85, of Rogers City, formerly of Cheboygan, died Aug. 7; Beck Funeral Home, Rogers City.

CRAWFORD

• Susan McCurdy, 61, of Grayling, died Aug. 5; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

• Hubert Elmer Ingram, 87, formerly of Grayling, died Aug. 9; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Laura Louise (McDonald) Roberts, 90, of Interlochen, died Dec. 19, 2012; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort.

• Robert J. Lewis, 86, of Traverse City, died May 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• R.L. “Len” Carefoot, 89, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Traverse City, died June 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Barbara (Bachant) Lyman, 94, formerly of Traverse City, died July 16.

• Robert J. Darnell, 53, of Traverse City, died Aug. 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Meredith L. Smith, 36, of Traverse City, died Aug. 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

• Keith E. Gnirs, 80, of Interlochen, died Aug. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

• Lorraine E. Hinzmann, 92, died Aug. 3; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

• Annette C. Plamondon, 78, of Traverse City, died Aug. 3; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Charles J. Stevens, 81, of Williamsburg, died Aug. 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

• Anna Sweet, 79, of Holt, formerly of Interlochen, died Aug. 4; Estes-Leadley Funeral Home, Lansing.

• Richard V. Wilson, 86, of Traverse City, formerly of Lake City, died Aug. 4; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• William J. Miltz, 64, of Traverse City and Marco Island, Fla., died Aug. 5; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Jay Boyd Rogers, 77, of Traverse City, died Aug. 5; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Kathleen Louise (McGinley) St. Pierre, 75, of Traverse City, died Aug. 5; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Ross H. Wamsley, 65, of Traverse City, died Aug. 5; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Omer Misho, 90, of Traverse City, died Aug. 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Paul A. Robert Jr., 90, of Traverse City, died Aug. 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Barbara Fisher, 83, of Traverse City, died Aug. 7; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Paul Edwin Lyon, M.D., 88, of Interlochen, died Aug. 8; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Benzonia.

• Angie Ruth MacDonald, 95, of Traverse City, died Aug. 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Shirley A. Walter, 73, of Traverse City, died Aug. 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

• Monica Lea Rich, formerly of Kalkaska County, died April 25.

• Lisa Marie Kuhn Snider, 46, of Laingsburg, formerly of Kalkaska County, died Aug. 6.

LEELANAU

• Helen Aylsworth Scully, died Feb. 4.

• Floy Peck, 84, of Kalkaska, died July 27.

• Hugh F. Bilyea, 91, of Northport, died Aug. 2; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Donald E. Fradd, 91, of Empire, died Aug. 2; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Kenda Rae Penfold, 64, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Suttons Bay, died Aug. 3.

• Denis R. Butler, 69, of Cedar, died Aug. 5; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• John D. Stuart, 74, of Northport, died Aug. 8; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

MANISTEE

• Diane Kathleen Mullen, 68, of Copemish, died July 29; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Mary W. Dunn, 89, of Onekama, died Aug. 4; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

• Eugene Allen Rossell, 54, of Copemish and Grand Rapids, died Aug. 7; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

• Donald Anthony Polcyn, 85, of Manistee, died Aug. 8; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

OTSEGO

• John N. Botens, 81, of Waters, died Aug. 5; Gaylord Community Funeral Home, Gaylord.

WEXFORD

• Alexander C. Adam, 68, of Buckley, died Aug. 2; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

• Lester “Bud” Miller, 94, of Mesick, died Aug. 5; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.