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Deaths in the Region

September 8, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 09/08/2013

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.


• William Wilson, of Beulah, died July 30; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

• Charles Lyman Pardee, 77, of Kewadin, died Aug. 27; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

• Daniel L. Atkinson, 72, of Mancelona, died Sept. 4; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

• Richard J. Fyan, 75, of Central Lake, died Sept. 4; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.


• Kenneth Robert Jass, of Frankfort, died Aug. 1; Jowett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Frankfort.

• William Roltsch, 94, of Beulah, died Aug. 31; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

• Janet E. Harwood, 74, of Frankfort, died Sept. 1; Jowett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Benzonia.

• Terrell “Terry” L. Oderkirk, 76, of Honor, died Sept. 2; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

• Mary Eleanor Longstreet, 84, of Manton, died Sept. 3; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

• Mary Lou Haase Patee, 91, of Benzonia, died Sept. 4; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.


• Anthony John Lucas Sr., 45, of Charlevoix, died Aug. 29; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Anita H. Wimmer, 88, of Charlevoix, died Aug. 29; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Angeline G. Borths, 88, of Charlevoix, died Aug. 31; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

• Jean Limron, of Boyne City, passed away Sept. 4; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

• Mary Lou Davis, 64, of East Jordan, died Sept. 5; Penzien Funeral Home, East Jordan.


• Victoria C. Sanborn, of Hudson, formerly of Cheboygan, died Sept. 4; Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home, Hudson.


• Ronald Joseph Doe Sr., 71, of Grayling, died Aug. 29; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

• Margaret Ruth Springs, 89, of Durand, formerly of Grayling, died Aug. 29.

• Helen Proulx, 91, of Grayling, died Aug. 31; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.


• Arthur “Art” J. Schmitt, 89, of Petoskey, died Aug. 29; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Roger H. Dell, 71, of Petoskey, died Sept. 2; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

• Mildred Lutz, 94, of Alanson, died Sept. 2; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

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