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February 16, 2003

Deaths in the Region

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
     
      - Elizabeth A. 'Betty' Kadrovach, 74, of Elk Rapids died Feb. 10; Covell Funeral Homes, Elk Rapids Chapel.
      - Ronald E. 'Rohn' McArthur, 44, of Bellaire died Feb. 14; Mortensen Funeral Homes, Bellaire Chapel.
      BENZIE
     
      - Anne F. Kochans, 87, of Frankfort died Feb. 7; Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.
      - James Roy Patterson, 76, of Benzonia died Feb. 12; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.
      - Jerry G. Overla, 67, of Thompsonville died Feb. 12; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.
      - Veryl Evan Stiles, 82, of Benzonia died Feb. 14; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home.
      CHARLEVOIX
     
      - Jason H. Snyder, 89, formerly of East Jordan, died Jan. 29, at his winter home in Zephyrhills, Fla.
      - Eva I. Drost, 90, of Charlevoix died Feb. 7; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.
      - Marie Salena Ballenger, 96, of Boyne Falls died Feb. 10; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.
      - Eric Henry Rasch, 87, of Boyne City died Feb. 10; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.
      CHEBOYGAN
     
      - Susie Mae Johnson, 81, formerly of Cheboygan, died Feb. 1, in Flint.
      - Joseph Miazga, 69, of Cheboygan died Feb. 5; Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.
      - Daniel E. Reed, 75, of Bliss Township died Feb. 7; Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.
      - Charles C. Lugibihl, 76, of Wolverine died Feb. 9; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.
      - Rosetta Phillips, 89, of Cheboygan died Feb. 10; Nordman Funeral Home, Cheboygan.
      - Dorothy MacEachron Steere, 95, formerly of Mackinaw City, died Feb. 10, in Haverford, Pa.
      - Harley W. Hollopeter, 73, of Indian River died Feb. 11; Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.
      - Edith Vieau, 84, of Cheboygan died Feb. 11; Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.
      - Henry R. Singer, 91, of Cheboygan died Feb. 11; Lynch & Sons Botsford Commons Chapel, Farmington Hills.
      EMMET
     
      - Dorothea (Rodgers) Blaskie, 75, formerly of Petoskey, died Feb. 3, in Chelsea.
      - Kurt O. Linquest, 49, of Petoskey died Feb. 6; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.
      - Marion J. Cornell, 78, of Harbor Springs died Feb. 7; Charles G. Parks Funeral Home, Petoskey.
      - Milford L. Drier, 86, of McKinley Township died Feb. 7; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.
      - Victor S. Countryman, 44, of Petoskey died Feb. 8; Mortensen Funeral Homes, Central Lake Chapel.
      - Stuart J. Olson, 94, of Harbor Springs died Feb. 11; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.
      GRAND TRAVERSE
     
      - George W. 'Tad' King II, 63, of Traverse City died Jan. 24; Mortensen Funeral Homes, Central Lake Chapel.
      - Sherman E. Davis, 77, of Traverse City died Feb. 5; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Alfred E. 'Al' Perrault, 81, of Rancho Rio, N.M., formerly of Traverse City, died Feb. 6; Sunrise Funeral Options.
      - Dorothy J. 'Dottie' Buchan, 74, of Traverse City died Feb. 8; Covell Funeral Homes, Traverse City Chapel.
      - S. Dorothy Griffith, 99, of Traverse City died Feb. 8; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Phyllis Ann Borden, 57, of Grawn died Feb. 9; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Lois A. Gofrank, 76, of Traverse City died Feb. 9; Covell Funeral Homes, Traverse City Chapel.
      - Blanche Wieczorek-Brown, 83, of Traverse City died Feb. 10; Covell Funeral Homes, Traverse City Chapel.
      - Irene Hall, 79, of Traverse City died Feb. 10; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Keith Duff, 81, of Traverse City died Feb. 11; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Timothy Glen Simons, 45, of Traverse City died Feb. 12; Covell Funeral Homes, Traverse City Chapel.
      - Boniface Joseph 'Fox' Folgarelli, 79, of Traverse City died Feb. 13; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      KALKASKA
     
      - Thomas James Milan, 56, of Rapid City died Feb. 10; Wolfe Funeral Home, Kalkaska.
      LEELANAU
     
      - Robert S. Harper, 82, of Northport, formerly of Grosse Pointe, died Jan. 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Velma Emma Lepley, 82, of Maple City died Feb. 11; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Pauline Angeline Stefaniak, 87, of Maple City died Feb. 11; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.
      - Betty Jane Belanger, 71, of Lake Leelanau died Feb. 13; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.
      - Jack David Sharnowski, 60, of Lake Leelanau died Feb. 14; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.
      MANISTEE
     
      - The Reverend Edward J. Kubiak, 94, formerly of Manistee, died Feb. 4; Arsulowicz Brothers West Chapel, Grand Rapids.
      - Evelyn J. Schram, 48, of Manistee died Feb. 10; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.
      - Dorothy Erickson, 81, of Manistee died Feb. 13; The Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee.
      - Arthur 'Art' Oleniczak, 79, of Freesoil and formerly of Manistee, died Feb. 13; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.
      MISSAUKEE
     
      - Helen E. Mosher, 79, of Lake City died Feb. 13; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.
      OTSEGO
     
      - Hildegard Noffze, 91, of Gaylord died Feb. 12; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.
      WEXFORD
     
      - Lucille H. Swartwood, 84, formerly of Cadillac, died Feb. 12, in Lakeland, Fla.
     

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