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 J. Powell, 83, of Kewadin, died March 5; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.
  • Everett A. Tharp, of Central Lake, died March 6; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.
  • Mary A. Willson, of Bellaire, died March 8; Mortensen Funeral Home, Bellaire.

BENZIE

  • George R. Daisy, of Lake Ann, died March 10; Palmer and Jensen Funeral Home, Lansing.

CHARLEVOIX

  • Barry W. Wood, 86, of Charlevoix, died Feb. 26; Mortensen Funeral Home, Charlevoix.
  • Eloise M. Klooster, 87, of Charlevoix, died March 1; Mortensen Funeral Home, Charlevoix.
  • Robert B. Potter, 93, of Charlevoix, died March 5; Mortensen Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

CHEBOYGAN

  • Philip E. Lavender, 77, of Cheboygan, died March 3; Beck Funeral Home, Rogers City.

CRAWFORD

  • Darlene K. Mykytiuk, 75, of Grayling, died March 2; Gaylord Community Funeral Home, Gaylord.
  • Corrine S. Smith, 98, of Grayling, died March 5; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

EMMET

  • Raymond S. Malec, 84, of Petoskey, died March 3; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.
  • Mike Thelen, 51, of Petoskey, died March 4.
  • Dale VanAvery, 78, of Center Twp, died March 4; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.
  • Glenna F. Arends, 95, of Petoskey, died March 7; Gaylord Community Funeral Home, Gaylord.

GRAND TRAVERSE

  • Judy K. Kiblinger, 80, of Tawas City, formerly of Traverse City, died Feb. 19.
  • Nancy Hannen Hirsch, 73, of Traverse City, died Feb. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Jeannette Weese, 89, of Traverse City, died March 1; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Stephen C. Holder, 79, of Traverse City, died March 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Kim M. Gray, of Traverse City, died March 4; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.
  • Sharon Kay Bellows, 77, of Traverse City, died March 5.
  • Nora L. (Wilson) Janssen, of Traverse City, died March 5; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Travis S. White, 46, of Traverse City, died March 5.
  • Janet Elizabeth Bay, 88, of Traverse City, died March 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Philip D. Weatherholt, 84, of Old Mission, died March 6; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Katherine L. (Jorgenson) Fitzgerald, 43, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Traverse City, died March 7.
  • John G. Martin, 88, of Traverse City, died March 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Lyle D. McManus, 85, of Kingsley, died March 10; Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.
  • Gail Ann Weber, 57, of Kingsley, died March 10; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.
  • Tracey D. Whitten, 84, of Traverse City, died March 10; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

  • Ronald Lloyd Ransom, 56, of South Boardman, died March 2; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.
  • Manon M. Hart, 91, of Kalkaska, died March 6; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.
  • Geraldine Blanche Martindale, 73, of Kalkaska, died March 10; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

LEELANAU

  • Charles D. “Charlie” Putnam, 91, of Northport, died Nov. 11, 2019.
  • Kathleen A. Evans, 73, of Northport, died March 8; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.
  • Clara B. Routzahn, 102, of Lake Leelanau, died March 12; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

MANISTEE

  • Joseph B. Coe Jr., 82, of Manistee, died Feb. 29; Oak Grove Funeral Home, Manistee.
  • George W. “Bill” Paine, 89, of Vero Beach, Fla., formerly of Manistee, died Feb. 29; Oak Grove Funeral Home, Manistee.
  • Mary Lynn Burchard, 72, of Onekama, died March 1; Oak Grove Funeral Home, Manistee.
  • Cheryl Smaha, of Manistee, died March 1.

MISSAUKEE

  • Robert W. Larsen, 85, of Lake City, died March 1; Young-Holdship Funeral Home, Lake City.
  • Thelma J. O’Guinn, 87, of Manton, died March 1; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.
  • Fredrick E. Waite, 61, of Manton, died March 1; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.
  • Joyce E. Wood, 92, of Lake City, died March 7; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.
  • Barbara G. Dickinson, 91, of Lake City, died March 9; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.

OTSEGO

  • Donelda “Dee” Tyrpak, 83, of Gaylord, died March 1; Gaylord Community Funeral Home, Gaylord.
  • Janet M. Chynoweth, 85, of Gaylord, died March 3; Gaylord Community Funeral Home, Gaylord.
  • Joan A. Clark, 78, of Gaylord, died March 4; Gaylord Community Funeral Home, Gaylord.
  • Marvin Evans, 65, of Gaylord, died March 5; Gaylord Community Funeral Home, Gaylord.
  • Elzory C. Williams, 85, of Gaylord, died March 10; Gaylord Community Funeral Home, Gaylord.

WEXFORD

  • Joyce E. Laurent, 89, of Cadillac, died Feb. 28; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.
  • Agnes M. Fewless, 78, of Cadillac, died March 2; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.
  • Kristie S. Cedarburg, 74, of Cadillac, died March 4; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.
  • Terry G. Manke, 83, of Cadillac, died March 4; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.
  • Reo Leo Swinehart Sr., 84, of Manton, died March 5; Hall-Holdship Funeral Home, Manton.
  • Charles J. Kelly, 64, of Cadillac, died March 7; Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home, Cadillac.

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