Traverse City Record-Eagle

January 26, 2014

Deaths in the Region: 01/26/2014


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

• 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.

• Jean Stauffer, 85, of Traverse City, died Jan. 19; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Thomas George Steinmann, 56, of Traverse City, died Jan. 19; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• John Louis Fasel, of Traverse City, died Jan. 20; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• June H. Klemko, 98, of Traverse City, died Jan. 20; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Lois Joyce Runkel, 78, of Fife Lake, died Jan. 20; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Thomas Patrick Clutts, 73, of Traverse City, died Jan. 22; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Alex Matus, 85, of Interlochen, died Jan. 22; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Evelyn Tyler, 90, of Traverse City, died Jan. 22; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

• Donald Wales, 92, of Seneca, S.C., formerly of Kingsley, died Jan. 23; Sandifer Funeral Home, Westminster, S.C.

• Peter Jurica, 91, of Traverse City, died Jan. 24; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Theodore Lawrence Yanski, 82, of Traverse City, died Jan. 24; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

• Duane F. Lynk, 86, of Rapid City, died Jan. 14; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Marceline D. Essary, 84, of Kalkaska, died Jan. 21; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

• Jack Lee Teesdale, 74, of Kalkaska, died Jan. 21; Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

• Ellen Mackenzie, 84, of Kalkaska, died Jan. 24; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

LEELANAU

• Connie B. Binsfeld, 89, of Maple City, died Jan. 12; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Regina A. Stearns, 57, of Northport, died Jan. 17; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

• Dorothy Anne Strong, 89, of Northport, died Jan. 19; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

MANISTEE

• Clarence R. Smith, 82, of Manistee, died Jan. 16; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

• Charles W. Gregg, 81, of Manistee, died Jan. 19; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

• Darlene Marquitta Revolt, 66, of Manistee, died Jan. 20; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

OTSEGO

• Earl Dykman Sr., 92, of Vanderbilt, died Jan. 19; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Christine (Mackowiak) Kelly, 48, of Gaylord, died Jan. 20; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Evelyn Thompson, 63, of Elmira, died Jan. 20; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

• Kerri Jo Welch, 38, of Gaylord, died Jan. 20; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

WEXFORD

• William O. Drake, 82, of Buckley, died Jan. 17; Covell Funeral Home of Kingsley.