Traverse City Record-Eagle

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January 20, 2013

Deaths in the Region: 01/20/2013

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.


"¢ Doris Vasold, 83, of Eastport, died Jan. 12; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids

"¢ JoAnn Lee Jones, 45, of Elk Rapids, died Jan. 14; Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kalkaska.

"¢ Phyllis Y. Meeder, 77, of Mancelona, died Jan. 15; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

"¢ Thomas O. Merritt, 63, of Mancelona, died Jan. 15; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.


"¢ Thelma A. Helgren, 83, of Thompsonville, died Jan. 12; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

"¢ Edythe R. Bacon Kirt, 82, of Ludington, formerly of Frankfort, died Jan. 12; Clock Funeral Home, Ludington.

"¢ Osby D. Newsome, 91, of Beulah, died Jan. 12; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.


"¢ Lori DeWar, 50, of Charlevoix, died Dec. 6.

"¢ Doreen Helen Farkas, 59, of Charlevoix died Jan. 15; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Stella Mary Konopaski, 86, of Boyne Falls, died Jan. 15; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

"¢ Edna Gallagher, 87, of Charlevoix, died Jan. 16; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

"¢ Arlene E. Hammond, 77, of East Jordan, died Jan. 16; Penzien Funeral Home, East Jordan.


"¢ Leonard G. Ellinger, 88, of Indian River, died Jan. 12; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.

"¢ Lorita Mae Swan, 91, of Cheboygan, died Jan. 12.

"¢ Dorothy A. Woods, 65, of Cheboygan, died Jan. 13; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ Earl W. A. Robinson Jr., 78, of Cheboygan, died Jan. 14; Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

"¢ David Henry Ayotte, 71, of Onaway, formerly of Cheboygan, died Jan. 15; Chagnon Funeral Home, Onaway.

"¢ Peter Zylsira, 72, of Wolverine, died Jan. 15; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

"¢ Ronald Hansen, 78, of Wolverine died Jan. 16; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.


"¢ Ira Wells, 89, of Maple Forest Township, died Dec. 18; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.


"¢ Joann Pauline (Garrity) Schlosser, 64, of Larks Lake, died Jan. 6; Charles G. Parks Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Dennis Lee Steele, 69, of Petoskey, died Jan. 7; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Alice Suzanne Harrington, of Petoskey, died Jan. 14; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

"¢ Sarah A. Kalkofen, 102, formerly of Alanson, died Jan. 14; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.

"¢ James Warner Stradling Sr., 81, of Petoskey, died Jan. 14; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

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