Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

September 4, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 09/04/2011

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.


"¢ Edgar H. West, 91, of Alden, died Aug. 24; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ LaVerne M. Schepperley, 77, of Clare, formerly of Mancelona, died Aug. 29; Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home, Clare.

"¢ Donald E. Beckner, 70, of Mancelona, died Sept. 1; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.


"¢ Olive Alice Lillie, 96, of Honor, died Aug. 26; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

"¢ Pauline Baver, of Frankfort, died Aug. 27; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.

"¢ Jack Slotnick, 81, of Frankfort, died Aug. 27; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Frankfort.

"¢ George V. Detweiler, 69, of Honor, died Aug. 30; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Marco Antonio Lopez, 40, of Benzonia, died Aug. 31; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.


"¢ Guy "Spike" Russell, of East Jordan, died Aug. 22; Penzien Funeral Home, Charlevoix..

"¢ Allen L. Freeman, 83, of East Jordan, died Aug. 24; Penzien Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ James R. Gibbard, 87, of East Jordan, died Aug. 24; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

"¢ Betty Jean Pittman Fair, 85, of Charlevoix, died Aug. 27; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Eddie Marvin Patterson, 97, of Boyne City, died Aug. 31; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.


"¢ Johanna Smits, 90, of Cheboygan, formerly of McBain, died Aug. 28; Burkholder Funeral Home, McBain.


"¢ Richard Elden Bunger, 79, of Houghton Lake, formerly from Grayling, died Aug. 31.


"¢ Valerie Sue Palmer, 54, of Harbor Springs, died Aug. 20; Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stepheneson.

"¢ Barbara A. Ermish, 80, of Carp Lake, died Aug. 21; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.

"¢ Frances (Jones) Tarzwell, 94, of Harbor Springs, died Aug. 24; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

"¢ William B. Conn, of Harbor Springs and Les Cheneaux Islands, died Aug. 26.

"¢ Helen Theresa (Zmikly) Stanislawski, 95, of Pellston, died Aug. 27; Schiller Funeral Home.

"¢ Dianne Marie Dieuveille, 58, of Petoskey, died Aug. 27; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Louis D. Horton, 82, of Harbor Springs, died Aug. 29; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

"¢ Glendora Ellis, 93, of Petoskey, died Aug. 31; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ William W. "Shorty" Glasscock, 61, of Petoskey, died Aug. 31.

"¢ Roy T. Browning, 78, of Littlefield Township, died Sept. 1; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ George Robert Fosmore, 80, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Emmet County, died Sept. 1; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

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