Traverse City Record-Eagle

November 4, 2012

Deaths in the Region: 11/04/2012


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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

"¢ Richard W. Swanson, 87, died Oct. 24; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ William H. Dansak, 40, of Mancelona, died Oct. 25; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Roy L. Rains, 83, of Ellsworth, died Nov. 1; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.



BENZIE

"¢ RD John Griffin, of Almira Township, died Oct. 25; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

"¢ David Keith Wilcox, of Frankfort, died Oct. 31; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.



CHEBOYGAN

"¢ Eugene Litwa, 85, of Indian River, died Oct. 27; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



CRAWFORD

"¢ Bernard Lasich, 78, of Grayling, died Oct. 31; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Murray Bindschatel, formerly of Frederic, died Nov. 1; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

"¢ Carl Leroy Leslie, 92, of Grayling, died Nov. 2; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.



GRAND TRAVERSE

"¢ Thomas Harrington, 64, of Traverse City, died Oct. 17; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Cynthia Jacobs-Burkett, 64, of Traverse City, died Oct. 26; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Judith K. Sanders-Todd, 65, of Fife Lake, died Oct. 27; Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

"¢ Perry C. Simons, 62, of Traverse City, died Oct. 27; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Veronica "Vernie" Hagen, 62, of Traverse City, died Oct. 28; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Joyce M. Link, 85, of Cleveland, formerly of Traverse City, died Oct. 28; Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Constance J. Schneider, 80, of Traverse City, died Oct. 28; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Violet M. Bolek, 91, of Traverse City, died Oct. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Alice L. Cleland, 80, of Traverse City, died Oct. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Ruth Mae (Van Maren) Gilmore, 86, of Traverse City, died Oct. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Dorothy Elizabeth Waite, of Traverse City, formerly of Lansing, died Oct. 29; Tiffany Funeral Home, Lansing.

"¢ Virginia R. "Ginny" Johnson, 82, of Traverse City, died Oct. 31;Sytsema Funeral Home, Walburn Chapel, Muskegon.

"¢ Georgia Mae Bell, 75, of Traverse City, died Nov. 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Philip Bowden, 93, of Kingsley, died Nov. 1; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ Doris M. Brackett, 108, of Traverse City, died Nov. 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Helen L. Burr, 87, of Traverse City, died Nov. 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Colleen Douglass, 59, of Kingsley, died Nov. 1; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"¢ Daniel Patrick McCarthy, 45, of Traverse City, died Nov. 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Maxine Rae Redfield, 92, of Traverse City, died Nov. 1; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

KALKASKA

"¢ Richard W. Swanson, 87, of Rapid City, died Oct. 24; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

"¢ Bernice G. Helsel, 86, of Kalkaska, died Oct. 28; Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

"¢ Emil T. Walters, 81, of Ypsilanti, formerly of Kalkaska, died Oct. 30.



LEELANAU

"¢ Sonya Yvonne Stanz, 57, of Maple City and Alachua, Fla., died Oct. 17; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Donald J. Peplinski, 59, of Maple City, died Oct. 26; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Suzanne T. Giegerich, 76, of Glen Arbor, died Oct. 29; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Leroy "Leslie" Haney, 97, of Empire, died Oct. 31; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ Thomas Edward Tharp, 73, of Lake Leelanau, died Oct. 31; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

"¢ Norman W. Christensen, 94, of Suttons Bay, died Nov. 1; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.



MANISTEE

"¢ Margaret Minnie Krupski, 94, of Manistee, died Oct. 22; oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ William Lee Green, 57, of Manistee, died Oct. 25; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

"¢ William E. Pearce, 91, of Manistee, died Oct. 25; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.

"¢ Doris M. Erickson, 90, of Arcadia and Kalamazoo, died Oct. 26; Jowett Funeral Home, Frankfort.

"¢ Charles Robert Perkins, 65, of Manistee, died Oct. 29; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Deborah Ann Mackey, 59, of Bear Lake, died Oct. 30; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Bear Lake.

"¢ Carol Lorraine Darrow, 67, of Bear Lake, died Oct. 31; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Hedwig Holmes, 86, of Manistee, died Oct. 31; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.

"¢ Patricia Ann Reister, 75, of Manistee, died Oct. 31; Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manistee.



OTSEGO

"¢ Marlene Ambrose, 71, of Gaylord, died Oct. 30; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Marie "Reggie" Kwapis, 86, of Gaylord, died Oct. 30; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.



WEXFORD

"¢ Jeffrey W. Overla, 71, of Manton, died Oct. 25.

"¢ Lorraine Tanya Storrs, 78, of Mesick, died Oct. 26; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Dorothy H. Bradford, 99, of Cadillac, died Oct. 29; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.