Traverse City Record-Eagle

September 25, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 09/25/2011


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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

"¢ Bernice A. Knorr, 75, of Alba, formerly of Breckenridge, died Sept. 16; Berry Funeral Home, Shepherd.

"¢ Irene K. Miller, 86, of Bellaire, died Sept. 18; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ Mary L. Talaga, 70, of Kewadin, died Sept. 18; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Nancy Oliverius, 86, of Central Lake, died Sept. 20; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ Mark C. Dustin, 48, of Atwood, died Sept. 21; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

"¢ Harry "Bud" Herbert Eckler, 85, of Mancelona, died Sept. 23; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.



BENZIE

"¢ David Albert Guerrier, 57, of Beulah, died Sept. 18; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

"¢ Mary E. Schmitt, 77, of Frankfort, died Sept. 20; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort.

"¢ Theodore W. Oately, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Frankfort, died Sept. 21; Sunset North West Funeral Home, San Antonio, Texas.

"¢ Ruth Nanni, 90, of Elberta, died Sept. 22; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

"¢ Marguerite Richter White Becker, 93, of Frankfort, died Sept. 23; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.

"¢ Charles B. Green Sr., 71, of Honor, died Sept. 24; Jowett Family Funeral Homes.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ Mary Holm, 91, of Prescott, Ariz., formerly of Charlevoix, died Aug. 14.

"¢ Martha Dougherty, 87, of Boyne City, died Sept. 11; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Mildred R. Ronnfeldt, 88, of Charlevoix, formerly of Clinton, Iowa, died Sept. 15; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Dorothy Blamey, 89, of East Jordan, died Sept. 16; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Wanda E. Matelski, 90, of Boyne Falls, died Sept. 16; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Everett Alan Groh, 53, of Boyne City, died Sept. 18; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Donna C. Kirby, 92, of Boyne City, died Sept. 20; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.



CHEBOYGAN

"¢ Frederick A. Neumann, 87, of Cheboygan, died Sept. 3.

"¢ Ronald Leo "Wow" Clairmont, 79, of Cheboygan, died Sept. 14; Beck Funeral Home, Rogers City.

"¢ Charlotte A. "Lottie" Szczepanski, 99, of Cheboygan, died Sept. 14; Kaul Funeral Home, Clinton Twp.

"¢ Mary A. (Fisher) Harrington, 89, of Indian River, died Sept. 15; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.



CRAWFORD

"¢ Arline McMahan, 80, of Roscommon, died Sept. 14; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Patricia S. Sims, 59, of Frederic, died Sept. 16; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Joyce Lindberg, 80, of Grayling, died Sept. 17; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Jack W. Hagerman, 73, of Grayling, died Sept. 18.



EMMET

"¢ Maretha P. Paquet, 83, of Alanson, died Sept. 4.

"¢ John J. Borowski, 71, of Center Twp., died Sept. 12, Charles G. Parks Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Charles Edward Kirsch, 83, of Jupiter, Fla., a summer resident of Harbor Springs, died Sept. 15; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

"¢ Carmen L. "Tootie" Hall, 79, of Harbor Springs, died Sept. 16; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

"¢ Richard Lee Rust, 83, of Alanson, died Sept. 18; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Jane Arbour, 85, of Petoskey, died Sept. 19; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Basil John Vincent, 85, of Englewood, Fla., and Petoskey, died Sept. 20; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Linda Marie Wales, 56, of Grayling, died Sept. 21; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.



GRAND TRAVERSE

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

"¢ Barbara Jean (Stafford) Doremus, 80, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Traverse City, died Sept. 15.

"¢ Terry W. Stull, 59, of Traverse City, died Sept. 15; Sommers Funeral Service, Grosse Pointe Farms.

"¢ J. Charles R. Brown, of Kingsley and Sarasota, Fla., died Sept. 16; Lynch and Sons Funeral Home, Clawson.

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

"¢ Orville F. Bourdon, 93, of Traverse City, died Sept. 17; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Bruce E. Cozart, of San Jacinto, Calif., formerly of Grawn, died Sept. 17; Miller Jones Mortuary, Hemet, Calif.

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

"¢ William "Bill" J. Karpinski, 76, of Warren, frequent visitor to Kingsley, died Sept. 18; D.S. Temrowski and Sons Funeral Home, Warren.

"¢ Eugene Russell Palmer, 76, of Traverse City, formerly of Beaver Island, died Sept. 18; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Robert W. Reinhardt, 93, of Traverse City, died Sept. 18; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Marilyn J. Schultz, 87, of Traverse City, died Sept. 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Charles O. Inman, 80, of Traverse City, died Sept. 20; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Thomas Edward "Tom" Panks, 75, of Traverse City, died Sept. 20; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Joan A. Jones, 83, of Kingsley, died Sept. 21; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Tomas Sika, 84, of Interlochen, died Sept. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ William A. "Bill" Whiting, 67, of Traverse City, died Sept. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Roger L. Adkins, 66, of Traverse City, died Sept. 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Clell Irwin Dennis, 74, of Fife Lake, died Sept. 22; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Helen Estelle (Foster) Keene, 94, of Traverse City, died Sept. 22; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Jerry R. Schlagel, 63, of Traverse City, died Sept. 22; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Dorthella Marie VerMerris, 79, of Traverse City, died Sept. 22; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Margaret Ellen Johnson, 79, of Traverse City, died Sept. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Flora George, 88, formerly of Kalkaska, died Sept. 16; Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home, Romeo.

"¢ Frances M. Krepps, 93, of Lansing, died Sept. 20; Palmer, Bush and Jensen Funeral Home, Lansing.



LEELANAU

"¢ John Raymond "Jack" Dalton, 86, of Empire, died Sept. 18; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Logan M. McDonough, 15, of Cedar, died Sept. 20; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ Clayton P. Anderson, 77, of Suttons Bay, died Sept. 21; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.



MANISTEE

"¢ Joseph Michael LaPine, 46, of Manistee, died Sept. 18; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ David Charles Maddox, 67, of Manistee, died Sept. 18; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Donald J. Peterson, 86, of Manistee, died Sept. 20; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.



MISSAUKEE

"¢ Lynn Erick Irland, 63, of Falmouth, died Sept. 19; Burkholder Funeral Home, McBain.



OTSEGO

"¢ Donna L. Mayotte, 71, of Harrison, formerly of Gaylord, died Sept. 4.

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

"¢ Randy William DeGrow, 64, of Gaylord, died Sept. 18; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Dorothy Foster, 75, of Gaylord, died Sept. 20; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Charles E. "Eddie" Richards, 63, of Gaylord, died Sept. 21; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

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

"¢ Keith L. Caldwell, 79, of Cadillac, died Sept. 17; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Rita Jo Parrette, 92, of Cadillac, died Sept. 17; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ John F. Kolar, 95, of Mesick, died Sept. 18; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ James Allen Sowers, 70, of Mesick, died Sept. 18; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Kimberly M. Scott, 27, of Manton, died Sept. 19; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.

"¢ Charles James Allamon, 92, of Cadillac, died Sept. 20; Neeld Funeral Home, Xenia, Ohio.

"¢ Michael Earl Simpson, 49, of Manton, died Sept. 21; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.

"¢ Katherine F. Thomason, 55, of Cadillac, died Sept. 21; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.