Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 18, 2011

Deaths in the Region: 12/18/2011


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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

"¢ Mary Kay McDuffie, 76, of Bellaire, died Dec. 9; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ Arnold E. "Sonny" Hart, 83, of Alba, died Dec. 12; Penzien Funeral Homes, Inc., East Jordan.

"¢ Marlene Uhlmann, 75, of Elk Rapids, died Dec. 12; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ James B. Buckler, of Elk Rapids, died Dec. 13.

"¢ Andy Lynn Shepard, 36, of Mancelona, died Dec. 14; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.



BENZIE

"¢ Dorothy M. Sauer, 51, formerly of Benzie County, died Dec. 11; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Benzonia.

"¢ Bryant Walker Ruthven, of Frankfort, died Dec. 12; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Jessie J. Richardson, 84, of Beulah, died Dec. 15; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

"¢ Ruth Lillian Roach, 84, of Elberta, died Dec. 16; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.



CHARLEVOIX

"¢ Bruce E. Gillespie, 79, of East Jordan, formerly of Burton, died Dec. 9; Penzien Funeral Homes, Inc., East Jordan.

"¢ Frances Rollins Kohler, of Charlevoix, died Dec. 9; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Shirley Olson, 81, of East Jordan, died Dec. 11; Penzien Funeral Homes, Inc., East Jordan.



CHEBOYGAN

"¢ Alfred E. Leach, 73, of Wolverine, died Dec. 8; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.



EMMET

"¢ Gregory David Zimmerman, 50, of Harbor Springs, died Dec. 4; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Doris E. Richardson, 92, of Petoskey, died Dec. 7; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Ward Jeffrey Thomas, 87, of Harbor Springs, died Dec. 11; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Michael Gerard McNeil, 56, of Traverse City; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Vivian Julia Golba, 90, of Fife Lake, died Dec. 8.

"¢ Gloria Jean Hodgins, 63, of Traverse City, died Dec. 8.

"¢ Margaret E. Mox, 93, of Traverse City, died Dec. 11; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Darwin Allan Schaub, 55, of Traverse City, died Dec. 12; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Mary Cavanagh, 79, of Traverse City, died Dec. 13; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Eileen L. Swanson Schaub, 91, of Traverse City, died Dec. 13; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Aline E. (Prechtl) Bunyan, 91, of Traverse City, died Dec. 14; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Rollin Karl Nice, 74, of Grawn died Dec. 14; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Stanley A. Swanson, 84, of Traverse City, died Dec. 14; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Virginia M. Armour, 94, of Traverse City, died Dec. 15; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Ruth Milliken Glen, of Traverse City, died Dec. 15.

"¢ Lester E. Mendenhall, 86, of Traverse City, died Dec. 15; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Robert D. Heuss, 90, of Traverse City, died Dec. 17; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

"¢ Goldie M. Brand, 83, of Kalkaska, died Dec. 13; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.



LEELANAU

"¢ Jeanette E. Jacklin, 89, formerly of Glen Arbor, died Dec. 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Thomas J. Silkworth, 69, of Leland, died Dec. 10; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Floyd E. Hunt, 74, of Elmwood Twp., died Dec. 11; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Gerald J. Dechow, 90, of Northport, died Dec. 12; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.



MANISTEE

"¢ Gary J. Gallagher, 71, of Manistee, died; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Mary E. Zatarga, 85, of Eastlake, died Dec. 11; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Robert D. Berryhill, 57, of Manistee, died Dec. 12; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Bonita May Lyle, 68, of Manistee, died Dec. 14; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Roger Morris Hilliard, 64, of Brethren, died Dec. 15; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.



OTSEGO

"¢ Jack Arnold Dowell, 88, of Westland, formerly of Gaylord, died Dec. 2; Fred Wood Funeral Home-Rice Chapel, Livonia.

"¢ Richard Lee Goodyear, 71, of Gaylord, died Dec. 6; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Violet Haskill, 93, of Gaylord, died Dec. 9; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ ,Donald Bolin, 81, of Gaylord, died Dec. 12; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ William Greer, 85, of Gaylord, died Dec. 13; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

"¢ Patrick W. "Hat Trick" King, 57, of Cadillac, died Dec. 8; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.

"¢ Alice L. Niedzielski, 76, of Cadillac, died Dec. 8; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.