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Deaths in the Region

May 19, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 05/19/2013

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.

BENZIE

• Matthew Rieschl, 54, of Beulah, died April 12; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

• Rex H. Nevins, 76, of Frankfort, died May 6, 2013; Jowett Family Funeral Homes,Frankfort and Benzonia.

• James J. Griffin, 68, of Beulah died May 8; Bennet-Barz funeral Home, Beulah.

• William “Bill” J. McGrath, 58, of Honor, died May 11; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

• Jazeps P. Ziemelis, 100, of Frankfort, died May 13; Redmond Funeral Home, Kalamazoo.

• Kristi R. Flory, 59, of Lake Ann, died May 14; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Justin Smith, 23, of Thompsonville, died May 15; Jowett Family Funeral Homes, Frankfort and Benzonia.

CRAWFORD

• Wannetta Lucille Adams, 96, of Grayling, died May 10; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

• Ruth Rutter, 92, of Grayling, died May 11; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

GRAND TRAVERSE

• Karen Jane Elliott, 72, of Fife Lake, died Feb. 14; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Gaye Bobier Matta, 66, of Traverse City, died May 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Paul F. Eisele, 71, of Traverse City, died May 4; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City,

• Sara Ebinger Gills, 43, of Traverse City and Kansas City, died May 5.

• Eleanor May Niergarth, 96, of Traverse City, died May 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Emerald A. Magee, 85, of Traverse City, died May 11; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Fred N. Potter, 60, of Traverse City, died May 11; Jowett Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Benzonia.

• Cirila Przybylski, 76, of Traverse City, died May 11; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Ethel W. Ehrenberger, 94, of Traverse City, died May 12; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Bonnie J. Bohnow, 87, of Traverse City, died May 14; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Anthony M. Lazarus, 50, of Traverse City, died May 14; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Melissa A. Scanlon, 53, died May 15; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• John “Jack” Sweeney, 70, of Traverse City, died May 16; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

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