Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

January 26, 2014

Deaths in the Region: 01/26/2014

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

• Robert E. Reilly, 93, of Marquette, formerly of Elk Rapids, died Jan. 16; Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home, Marquette.

• Margaret Michanowicz, 84, of Ellsworth, died Jan. 20; Hastings Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

BENZIE

• Bonnie J. Walser, 42, of Beulah, died Jan. 3; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Benzonia.

• Nancy L. Gallegos, 74, of Gilmore Twp., died Jan. 18; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Benzonia.

• Mildred P. Kirby, 91, of Beulah, died Jan. 18; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Benzonia.

• Mary Ellen Powers, 84, of Frankfort and Lake Ann, died Jan. 20; Jowett Family Funeral homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Alan E. Hutchins, 98, of Roscommon, formerly of Honor, died Jan. 24; Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon.

CRAWFORD

• Michael A. DiPonio, 69, of Grayling, died Jan. 19; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Jon Erich Sleder, 69, of Traverse City, died; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Jerry R. Cervenka, 86, of Traverse City, died Jan. 8; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Judd Duane Arnold, 82, of Roscommon and Traverse City, died Jan. 14; Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon.

• Thomas Edward Sommerville, 67, of Palmer, Alaska, formerly of Traverse City, died Jan. 14.

• Lawrence G. Cooper, 71, of Traverse City, died Jan. 15; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Edwin D. Larkin, 91, of Traverse City, Frankfort and Port Richey, Fla., died Jan. 15; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.

• Martha G. Leipus, 83, of Kingsley, died Dec. 16; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Nancy Belle Ricketts, 71, of Fife Lake, died Jan. 17; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

• Carole McManus Wright, 80, of Grand Traverse County, died Jan. 18.

• Homer S. Fox Jr., 90, of Traverse City, died Jan. 19; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Ann C. Hengesbach, 90, formerly of Traverse City, died Jan. 19; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Dorothy J. Sleeper, 75, of Traverse City, died Jan. 19; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

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