Traverse City Record-Eagle

September 4, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 09/04/2011


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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

"¢ 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.



BENZIE

"¢ 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.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ 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.



CHEBOYGAN

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



CRAWFORD

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



EMMET

"¢ 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.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Bruce Arlo Thomet, 69, of Traverse City, died May 27.

"¢ Henrietta O. Zaic, 85, of Traverse City, died Aug. 21; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ John J. Clancy, 77, of Traverse City, died Aug. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Peggy Sue (Bills) Bernard, 53, of Traverse City, formerly of Kalkaska and Alpena, died Aug. 26; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Paul Jefferson "Jeff" Yost, 70, of Ludington, formerly of Traverse City, died Aug. 26; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Carol Ellen Stevens, 72, of Traverse City, died Aug. 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Robert H. Young Jr., 90, of Traverse City, died Aug. 28; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ David James LaFollette, of Traverse City, formerly of Pittsford, died Aug. 29; Hampton-Kurtz Funeral Home, Hillsdale.

"¢ Arnold F. Sarya, 77, of Traverse City, died Aug. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Helen E. Sullivan, 98, of Traverse City, died Aug. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Theodore DeVerney, 61, of Traverse City, died Aug. 30; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Frances Dezelski Forton, 99, of Traverse City, died Sept. 1; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ William B. Heermann, 94, of Traverse City, died Sept. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Ted L. Isham, 53, of Kalkaska, died Sept. 1; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ Robert M. Rourke, 60, Kalkaska, died Sept. 2; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.



LEELANAU

"¢ Ralph Doyle Clark, 82, of Cedar, died July 3; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Joy H. Arai, 85, of Suttons Bay, died Aug. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Robert l. Craker, 85, of Omena, died Aug. 24; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ John W. Hunt, 50, of Suttons Bay, formerly of Cadillac, died Aug. 24; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Anna Marie Hawkins, 92, of Suttons Bay, died Aug. 26; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Elizabeth Marie Houdek, 92, of Suttons bay, died Aug. 26; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Margaret Kathleen Pykosz, 78, of Empire, died Aug. 26; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Walter G. Houdek, 77, of Maple City, died Aug. 31; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.



MANISTEE

"¢ Carole Ann Bandy (Gildner), of Manistee, died Aug. 20; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Luke E. Plamondon, 68, of Manistee, died Aug. 26; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Walter L. Slawinski, 81, of Manistee, died Aug. 26; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.



OTSEGO

"¢ Baby Alianna Faith Bonamie, of Gaylord, died Aug. 22; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Bonnie Johnson, 89, of Gaylord, died Aug. 26; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Laurence Cottrell, 82, of Vanderbilt, died Aug. 27; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Mildred Manier, 97, of Gaylord, died Aug. 29; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Wanda Kinloch, 90, of Gaylord, died Aug. 31; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Lacie Dompier-Good, 19, of Gaylord, died Sept. 1; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

"¢ Ardath Bogart, 90, of Manton, died Aug. 31; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.

"¢ Lucia K. Cawley, 100, of Cadillac, died Sept. 1; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Edward George Kellogg, 82, of Cadillac, died Sept. 1; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Frances Ann Larson, 68, of Cadillac, died Sept. 1.

"¢ Edward Smith, 86, of Cadillac, died Sept. 1; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Dawson Dudley Watson, 89, of Manton, died Sept. 1; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.