Traverse City Record-Eagle

September 18, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 09/18/2011


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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

"¢ Donald B. Ries, 67, of Echo Twp., died Sept. 9; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

"¢ Darrell E. Shattuck, 73, of Alba, died Sept. 11; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ Beatrice West, 84, of Elk Rapids, died Sept. 15; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.



BENZIE

"¢ Frances Grey Armstrong, 96, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Solvang, Calif., formerly of Frankfort, died Aug. 31; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Benzonia and Frankfort.

"¢ Beulah Mae Lawson, 72, of Frankfort, died Sept. 11; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

"¢ Myra Lou Humstead, of Beulah, died Sept. 16; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ Edna (Sudman) Fortune, 70, of Clarion, formerly of Boyne City, died Sept. 3; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Shawn Marie Hall, 46, of Charlevoix, died Sept. 9; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.



EMMET

"¢ Robert E. Bassett, 81, of Petoskey, died Sept. 9; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Doron R. Adolphs, 93, of Petoskey, died Sept. 10; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Marsha L. Mitchell, 62, of Grove City, Ohio, formerly of Levering, died Sept. 10; Newcomer Funeral Home, Grove City, Ohio.

"¢ James P. Headlee, 88, of Rochester Hills, summer resident of Emmet County, died Sept. 14; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ James G. Albert, of Williamsburg, died July 27; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Joy M. Brunett, 70, of Fife Lake, died Aug. 31; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.

"¢ Scott Wesley Smith, 61, of Kingsley, died Sept. 7; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ Frederick Justice Brown Jr., 85, of Traverse City, died Sept. 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Guy William Louis Wellman, 61, of Traverse City, died Sept. 8; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Steve Alan Medsker, 46, of Traverse City, died Sept. 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Joseph Lyle "Joe" Powell, 73, of Traverse City, died Sept. 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Jonathan D. Wroten, 58, of Texas, formerly of Traverse City, died Sept. 10; Paradigm Funeral Home, Carrollton, Texas.

"¢ Mary Ann Zimmer, 74, of Ann Arbor, formerly of Traverse City, died Sept. 10; Muehlig Funeral Chapel, Ann Arbor.

"¢ Jeanne M. Fredrickson, 96, of Traverse City, died Sept. 11; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Elizabeth B. McConnaughey, 87, of Traverse City, died Sept. 11; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Lynn Dean Parks Jr., 75, of Traverse City, died Sept.11; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ John Reoch, 71, of Traverse City, died Sept. 11; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Dolores Bradford, 86, of Traverse City, died Sept. 12; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Frances "Fran" Fluelling, 74, of Traverse City, died Sept. 12; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Kurt R. Ziebart, 91, of Williamsburg, died Sept. 12; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ John D. Brunan, 71, of Traverse City, died Sept. 13; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Craig R. "Chet" Candey, 54, of Grawn, died Sept. 14; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Terry L. Cook, 57, of Traverse City, died Sept. 14; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Bernice D. Cekala, 89, of Traverse City, died Sept. 15; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Scott Gauthier, 48, of Traverse City, died Sept. 15; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Donald Lee Van Doorne, 78, of Traverse City, died Sept. 15; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Harry W. Anderson, 87, of Traverse City, died Sept. 16; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Miles B. Gilmore, 91, of Traverse City, died Sept. 16; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Eleine K. McGrath, 59, of Traverse City, died Sept. 16; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Harry Yost Jr., 83, of Grawn, died Sept. 17; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Harold M. "Hal" Dufford, 86, of Kalkaska, died Sept. 11; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Willis James Yanz, 69, of Kalkaska, died Sept. 11; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.



LEELANAU

"¢ Julian "Duke" Appeldoorn, 95, of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Leland, died Aug. 30.

"¢ Suzy Ruppert Netherton, of Glen Arbor, died Sept. 7; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Yvonne Hope Chippwea, 44, of Peshawbestown, died Sept. 9; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Thomas C. Fanning, 92, of Maple City, died Sept. 9; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Benzonia and Frankfort.

"¢ Donald F. Dechow, 87, of Elkhart, Ind., formerly of Maple City, died Sept. 12; Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home, Elkhart.

"¢ Ella M. Noonan, 87, of Maple City, died Sept. 13; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Jean Lorenz, 102, of Suttons Bay, died Sept. 13; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.



MANISTEE

"¢ Ryan King, 37, of Manistee, died July 28; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Ronald F. Bordeau, 61, of Manistee, died Sept. 7; Oak Grove Cremation Center.

"¢ Timothy C. Liss, 60, formerly of Onekama, died Sept. 10; oak Grover Funeral Home, Bear Lake.

"¢ Laura Laverne Hurd, 75, of Manistee, died Sept. 14; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Stanley Peter Tesluk, 94, of Manistee, died Sept. 16; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.



MISSAUKEE

"¢ Martin J. Rousse, 50, of Lake City, died Sept. 5; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.



OTSEGO

"¢ Sharon Domas, 59, of Gaylord, died Sept. 11; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ George Orin Middleditch, 75, of Gaylord, died Sept. 14.



WEXFORD

"¢ Thomas Martinic Jr., 70, of Cadillac, formerly of Benton Harbor, died Sept. 9; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Henry Francis "Hank" Leja Sr., 63, of Manton, died Sept. 11; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.

"¢ Vincent F. Harrelson Jr., 69, of Cadillac, died Sept. 11; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.