Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

January 29, 2012

Deaths in the Region: 01/29/2012

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.


"¢ Carroll Lyn Atkinson Cato, of Elk Rapids, died Jan. 14; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ Roxanne Wikstrom, 62, of Mancelona, died Jan. 21; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Mable L. Watkins, 85, of Central Lake, died Jan. 21; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ Richard C. Laney, 88, of Bellaire, died Jan. 22; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

"¢ Theodore Schnitz, 86, of Derwood, Md., formerly of Central Lake, died Jan. 22; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ Betty Lou Murray, 81, of Echo Township, died Jan.24; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

"¢ Zoe Grace Southwell, 18-days-old, of Mancelona, died Jan. 26; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.


"¢ Brian James Gustafson, 62, of Empire, died Jan. 26; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

"¢ Robert Maynard Cox, 81, of Lake Ann, died Jan. 27; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.


"¢ Roy Richard Bruneel Jr., 48, of Boyne City, died Jan. 20; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.


"¢ David E. Hoglund, 81 of Cheboygan, died Dec. 20; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ Janette Falan Watkins, 85, of Cheboygan, died Jan. 3; Brietzke Funeral Home.

"¢ Virginia Theresa (Tallman) Hooton, 73, of Cheboygan, died Jan. 11.

"¢ Emily Baird Swadling, 89, of Burt Lake, died Jan. 14; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.


"¢ Dennis Howard Reckinger, 76, of Grayling and University Park, Fla., died Jan. 21; Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City.

"¢ Bernard A. Polak, 72, of Grayling, died Jan. 22.

"¢ Lillian Clough, 103, of Grayling, died Jan. 27; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.


"¢ Elizabeth (Parrish) Morford, of Lake View, N.Y., formerly of Petoskey, died Jan. 16; Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home, Hamburg, N.Y.

"¢ Jack Ulrich, 82, of Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Petoskey, died Jan. 21.

"¢ Mildred T. Phelps, 86, of Pellston, died Jan. 22; Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Home, Iron Mountain.

"¢ Ronald Powers, 67, of Petoskey, died Jan. 22; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Mary Ann Tuschak, 58, of Detroit, formerly of Petoskey, died Jan. 22; Gramer Funeral Home, Shelby.

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