Traverse City Record-Eagle

August 12, 2012

Deaths in the Region: 08/12/2012


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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

"¢ Marion Ruth Hill, 83, of Bellaire, died July 30; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ Phyllis E. Waldby, 90, of S. Torch Lake, died Aug. 5; Covell Funeral Home of Elk Rapids.

"¢ Leila A. Fales, 78, of Alba, died Aug. 7; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.



BENZIE

"¢ Gertrude M. Rodebush, 92, of Frankfort, died April 15.

"¢ Atilla E. Matyus, 60, of Honor, died July 25; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

"¢ Richard William Bartholmey, 80, of Frankfort, died Aug. 2; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

"¢ Beatrice Mary (Jewell) Lavender, 88, of Honor, died Aug. 10; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ George J. Karl Jr., 88, of Eveline Township, died July 25; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Ethel Bost Elzinga, 97, of Charlevoix, died July 31; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ James R. Grice, 80, of Boyne City, died Aug. 3; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ William Marotz, 79, of Walloon Lake, died Aug. 3; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Lueann A. Kirby, 77, of Boyne City, died Aug. 7; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.



CHEBOYGAN

"¢ Eric A. Jacobson, 69, of Indian River, died Aug. 5; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.

"¢ Roxanne Laur, 57, of Cheboygan, died Aug. 7; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ LeRoy H. Rettell, 82, of Cheboygan, died Aug. 8; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.



CRAWFORD

"¢ Travis J. Batway, 24, of Grayling, died July 22.



EMMET

"¢ Joseph Andrew LeBlanc, 91, of Brutus, died Aug. 2; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Cynthia Carolyn Booth Ballantyne, 79, of Harbor Springs, died Aug. 8.

"¢ Hugh Winnell, 88, of Petoskey, died Aug. 9; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Wanda Marie (Behne) Elliott, 71, of Traverse City, died Jan. 23; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Johnny McLeskey, 35, of Fife Lake, died Aug. 2; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Paul W. Brauninger, 69, of Traverse City, died Aug. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

"¢ Raymond A. Bollman Jr., 57, of Traverse City, died Aug. 4; Covell Funeral Home of Traverse City.

"¢ Robert P. Spanos, 88, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Traverse City, died Aug. 5; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Madelaine M. Mode, 95, of Traverse City, died Aug. 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services,

"¢ John Toski, of Traverse City, died Aug. 6; Covell Funeral Home of Traverse City.

"¢ K. Joe Verdoorn, 76, of Old Mission Peninsula, died Aug. 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

"¢ Margie Sue Barry, 66, of Traverse City, died Aug. 7; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Linda Louise Kaley, 65, of Winfield, Mo., formerly of Traverse City, died Aug. 7; Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, Winfield, Mo.

"¢ Alice Lanette Moss, 87, of Traverse City, died Aug. 7; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Richard M. Nash, 88, of Traverse City, died Aug. 7; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ William Richard Ramsdell, 66, of Traverse City, died Aug. 7; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Ezekiel Dean Goodwin, 6, of Williamsburg, died Aug. 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Erik Johnsen, 32, of Traverse City, died Aug. 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Gertrude Helen Miller, 96, of Grawn, died Aug. 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Beverly Jean Nicholson, 77, of Traverse City, died Aug. 8; Green Funeral Home, Atlanta.

"¢ Thomas Edward Zenner, 59, of Interlochen, died Aug. 8; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

"¢ Katherine Thompson, 92, of Traverse City, died Aug. 9; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Pauline H. Worm, 95, of Kingsley, died Aug. 11; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

KALKASKA

"¢ Charlene K. LaMothe, 68, of Rapid City, died Aug. 5; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Gary Lee Reynolds, 52, of Rapid City, died Aug. 7; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.



LEELANAU

"¢ Emily B. Lowe, 85, of Cleveland Township, died Aug. 1; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Benjamin H. Whitfield, 92, of Maple City, died Aug. 2; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Glenn I. Rhoads, 94, of Cedar, died Aug. 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Scott C. Tonneberger, 48, of Florida, formerly of Omena, died Aug. 4; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.



MANISTEE

"¢ Wilford C. Spoor, 90, of Bear Lake, died Jan. 30; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Jeffery C. Bjorkquist, 53, of Manistee, died July 17; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ "Larry" James Castaneda, 56, of Wellston, died Aug. 4; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ William Joseph Mihalik, 80, of Kaleva, died Aug. 4; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ James P. Foskin, 81, of Manistee, died Aug. 5; Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

"¢ Vera Ella Kocsis, 90, of Onekama, died Aug. 6; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation, Bear Lake.



OTSEGO

"¢ Robert Jonker, 35, of Vanderbilt, died Aug. 4; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Edward Christoff, 96, of Vanderbilt, died Aug. 7; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Joyce Goodwill, 60, of Gaylord, died Aug. 9; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

"¢ David Edward Childs Jr., 54, of Cadillac, died June 28; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Shirley Ann (Boonstra) Outman, 72, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Cadillac, died July 1.

"¢Mable A. (Henigan) Knigt, 91, of Buckley, died Aug. 1; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ Elaine Katherine McConnell, 81, of Cadillac, died Aug. 7; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Marguerite Hazel Barton, 94, of Mesick, died Aug. 9; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.