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

  • Carl Merillat, 97, of Elk Rapids, died Nov. 23.
  • Leroy F. Udell, 87, of Mancelona, died Nov. 27; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.
  • Edward L. Wilson Jr., 57, of Central Lake, died Nov. 29.
  • Mary E. Eggleston, 57, formerly of Central Lake, died Dec. 1.
  • Marjorie B. Spence, 72, of Central Lake, died Dec. 2.

BENZIE

  • Louis J. Grobe, 81, of Honor, died Dec. 1; Jowett Family Funeral Home, Benzonia.
  • Lester L. Cale Sr., 82, of Frankfort, died Dec. 2.

CHARLEVOIX

  • Kyle Stanley, 52, of Boyne City, died Nov. 23.
  • Kurt A. LaBeau, 40, of East Jordan, died Nov. 27.
  • Mary Frances Grauel Madaris Weber, 59, formerly of East Jordan, died Nov. 27.
  • Randall J. Brunmeier, 56, of Boyne Falls, died Dec. 1.

CHEBOYGAN

  • Paul J. Newman, 64, of Cheboygan, died Nov. 25.
  • Bobby J. Lipsey Jr., 65, of Cheboygan, died Nov. 26.
  • Michael E. Kennedy, 75, of Cheboygan, died Nov. 29.
  • Francis Cronk Jr., 85, of Mackinaw City, died Dec. 1.
  • Arthur A. Jackson, 91, of Cheboygan, died Dec. 4.

CRAWFORD

  • James T. Keusch, 90, of Grayling, died Nov. 28.
  • Greta B. Chapp, 83, of Grayling, died Nov. 29.
  • Robert J. Stott Jr., 56, of Lovells, died Dec. 1.
  • Carol Ann VanSteinburg, 72, of Frederic, died Dec. 1.

EMMET

  • Norman D. DuCoin, of Petoskey, died Nov. 27; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Thomas Stanley, 96, of Harbor Springs, died Dec. 2.

GRAND TRAVERSE

  • Patrick J. Tobin, 81, of Traverse City, died Sept. 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Karen H. Dopke, 85, of Traverse City, died Nov. 23; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • David A. Johnson, 51, of Traverse City, died Nov. 24; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Elaine A. Jason, 60, of Kalamazoo, formerly of Traverse City, died Nov. 25; Langeland Family Funeral Home, Kalamazoo.
  • Joyce A. Chupp, 69, of Traverse City, died Nov. 27; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Marita A. Bellaw, 85, of Traverse City, died Nov. 28; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Audrey J. Maison, 94, of Traverse City, died Nov. 28; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Milo L. DeWitt, 88, of Traverse City, died Nov. 29; Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Corinne B. Plough, 96, of Traverse City, died Nov. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Bert F. Voorhees, 86, of Traverse City, died Nov. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Ronald A. Albers, 85, of Traverse City, died Nov. 30; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • David Wells, 70, of Traverse City, died Nov.30.
  • Tim A. Johnson, 68, of Traverse City, died Dec. 1.
  • Miriam Schreck, 94, of Traverse City, died Dec. 1.
  • Dorothy Kreag-Olson, 106, of Traverse City, died Dec. 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA

  • Lloyd L. Beebe, 93, of Kalkaska, died Nov. 30; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.
  • Virginia M. Long, 93, of Kalkaska, died Dec. 3; Kalkaska Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

LEELANAU

  • Mae E. Hansen, 98, of Cedar, died Nov. 29; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.
  • Robert F. Nowicki, 82, of Empire Township, died Dec. 1.
  • Robert Blonshine, 81, of Maple City, died Dec. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
  • Bernard F. Schaub, 75, formerly of Cedar, died Dec. 4; Snow Funeral Home, Saginaw.

MANISTEE

  • Hoa Bureau, 79, of Manistee, died Nov. 29.

MISSAUKEE

  • Lucy M. Hoekwater, 101, of McBain, died Nov. 29.
  • Claude W. Goodrich, 88, of Missaukee County, died Dec. 2.

OTSEGO

  • Richard Hopkins, 90, of Gaylord, died Nov. 27.

WEXFORD

  • George S. Youngert, 83, of Cadillac, died Nov. 29.
  • Martha Root, 77, of Cadillac, died Nov. 30.
  • Dorothy A. Beckwith, 83, of Avon, Ohio, formerly of Cadillac, died Dec. 2; Misencik Funeral Home, Avon, Ohio.
  • Cindy L. Jayska, 57, of Buckley, died Dec. 4; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

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