Traverse City Record-Eagle

June 9, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 06/09/2013


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

• Gerard M. Haley, formerly of Alden, died Jan. 25.

• Johnny F. Thunder, 72, of Bellaire, died May 23; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

• Constance Judd-Tenhoopen, 56, of Bellaire, died May 30; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

• James A. Huffman, 69, of Mancelona, died June 3; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• John Howard, 77, of Mancelona, died June 5; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• Floyd Merillat, 88, of Elk Rapids, died June 6; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

BENZIE

• Betty Jane Mayhew, of Texas, formerly of Honor, died May 3; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Ronald V. Skold, 85, of Benzie County, died May 28; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• John Lester Alsup, 71, of Benzonia and Spring Hill, Fla., died May 29; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Kyle Edward Kean, 26, of Lake Ann, died May 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Oliver James Wierman Bolthouse, infant son of Chelsea Bolthouse and Rick Wierman Jr., died June 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Dennis A. Norlin, 71, of Beulah, died June 7; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

CHARLEVOIX

• Mildred Stuart, 80, of Charlevoix, died May 30; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• Bessie F. DeVries, 95, of East Jordan, died June 3; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

• Donzell Sarah Rasch, 51, of East Jordan and Beaver Island, died June 5; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Mary Ann Smith, 93, of Charlevoix, died June 7; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

CHEBOYGAN

• Edward A. Maczka, 84, of Cheboygan, died June 4; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

EMMET

• Rex T. Slocum, 69, of Harbor Springs, died June 4; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Elsie Gauld, 91, of Fife Lake, died Feb. 23; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Clinton Jesse Huftile Jr., of Grand Traverse County, died Feb. 28.

• Shirley Doris Hilts, 73, of Burton, formerly of Fife Lake, died April 21.

• Joseph L. Strang, 78, of Traverse City, died May 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Barbara Lee Huff, 82, of Traverse City, died May 25; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Charles Heffer, 89, of Williamsburg, died May 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Marion Steele, of Traverse City, died May 28.

• Cynthia Sue Alpers, 64, of Traverse City, died May 30; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Gayle Lee Klingshirn, 75, of Kincheloe, formerly of Kingsley, died May 30; Reamer Galer Funeral Home, Pickford.

• Thomas John Packer, 66, of Traverse City, died May 30; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Patrick Joseph Carroll, of Traverse city, died May 31.

• Owen Parker Williamson, 17, of Traverse City, died May 31; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse city.

• Barbara Jean Baker, of Traverse City and Lancaster, Ohio, died June 1; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

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• Richard Lee Pender, 76, of Traverse City, died June 1; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

• Georgeanna Mae Simmons, 83, of Williamsburg, died June 1; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• William P. Watson, 72, of Traverse City, died June 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Arlene Rose Hansen, 83, of Traverse City, died June 2; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Shawn Timothy Hoban, 43, of Battle Creek, formerly of Traverse City, died June 4.

• Charles W. Jennings, 76, of Traverse City, died June 4; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Lavonne Girardin, 60, of Traverse City, died June 5; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Nancy Ernestine Hayden, 86, of Traverse City, died June 5; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Adolph H. “Tom” Koelsch, 89, of Germfask, formerly of Traverse City, died June 6; Beaulieu Funeral Home, Newberry.

• Maryann Joan Mannion, 93, of Traverse City, died June 6; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Bradley Menees, 58, of Traverse City, died June 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Randy Lee Zimmer, 61, of Port Huron, formerly of Traverse City, died June 6; Smith Family Funeral Home-North, Port Huron.

• Mary Katherine Cook, 84, of Traverse City, died June 7; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Richard Neuenschwander, 58, of Kingsley, died June 7; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Ralph E. Williams, 84, of Traverse City and Saginaw, died June 7; Wakeman Funeral Home, Saginaw.

• Stephen Craig Phillips, 61, of Traverse City, died June 8; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

• Samuel Gene Manion, 71, of Kalkaska, died June 2; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Bobby Gene Akers, 74, of Kalkaska, died June 5; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

LEELANAU

• John L. Hamelin, 83, of Leland, died May 26; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Anne Gard Kinzie, of Leelanau County, died June 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Charles L. Steffens, 75, of East Leland, died June 1; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Merle John Wilcox, 84, of Empire, died June 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• John W. Taylor, 79, of Cedar, died June 2; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Dorothy Clara (Korte) Wojciechowski, of Centerville Township, died June 3; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Bruce O. Yemmans, 66, of Northport, died June 5; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

MANISTEE

• Diane L. Eberhard, 63, of Copemish, died May 23; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

• Darleen J. Wallstead, 79, of Kaleva, died May 24; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

• Sandra Kay Datema, 63, of Brethren, died May 26; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

• Leona Kathleen (Schudlich) Deater, 69, of Manistee, died May 29; oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

• Robert J. “Coach Bob” Johnson, 74, of Onekama, died May 31; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

• Leslie A. Sievert, 90, of Manistee, died June 6; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

OTSEGO

• Gerald Koenigsknecht, 79, of Gaylord, died June 1; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

WEXFORD

• Fannie L. McNitt, 92, of Mesick, died June 3; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

• Vicki Lynn Schmidt, 57, of Harrietta, died June 3; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.