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November 1, 1998

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
     - Janet Ross, 86, of Alden; died Oct. 22; Hibbard-Ruggles Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Bessie M. Brown, 88, of Mancelona; died Oct. 25; Paullin-Penzien Funeral Home, Mancelona.
      - Meriam C. Cramer, 76, of Central Lake; died Oct. 25; Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.
      - Bernard C. Keller, 78, of Mancelona; died Oct. 25; Paullin-Penzien Funeral Home, Mancelona.
      - Frank S. DiRosa, 88, of Mancelona; died Oct. 26; Wolfe Funeral Home, Kalkaska.
      - Helen Ann Williams, 74, of Kewadin; died Oct. 26; Elk Rapids Chapel of Covell Funeral Homes.
      - Mary E. Lewis, 88, of Bellaire; died Oct. 28; Elk Rapids Chapel of Covell Funeral Homes.

BENZIE
     - George M. Kayfez, 68, of Lake Ann; died Oct. 23; Bennett-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Beulah.
      - Wendy L. Taylor, 35, of Lake Ann; died Oct. 24; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.
      - Frederick Milton Brown Jr., 55, of Frankfort; died Oct. 26; Frankfort Chapel, McElduff Funeral Homes.
      - Nellie B. Lentz, 78, of Beulah; died Oct. 28; Bennett-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Beulah.

CHARLEVOIX
     - Alan Powell Mahin, 61, of the Boyne City/East Jordan area; died Oct. 19.
      - Michael David Horton, 31, of Los Angeles, formerly of Charlevoix; died Oct. 23; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.
      - Herman H. Patton, 88, of East Jordan; died Oct. 23; Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.
      - Zygmund Ptak, 77, of Boyne Falls; died Oct. 28; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

CHEBOYGAN
     - James P. Tannaby, 85, of Cheboygan; died Oct. 22; Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan.
      - Herbert L. Babcock, 82, of Indian River; died Oct. 26; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.
      - Ruth Mary Thornton, 76, of South Bend, Ind., formerly of Cheboygan; died Oct. 26; Nordman Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

CRAWFORD
     - Elna Niemonen, 92, of L'Anse and Frederic; died Oct. 29; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

EMMET
     - Ivolene Alice Opal (Winans) Rowen, 88, of Jackson, a summer resident of Petoskey; died Oct. 19; Wetherby Funeral Home, Jackson.
      - Nelda F. Woodruff, 92, of Lansing, formerly of Harbor Springs; died Oct. 21; Gorsline-Runciman Co., Lansing Chapel.
      - Evelyn Seymour Darrah, 84, of Petoskey; died Oct. 22; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.
      - Elizabeth J. Van Patten, 71, of Carp Lake; died Oct. 23; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.
      - Virginia F. 'Ginny' Cleven, 56, of Brutus; died Oct. 28; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.
      - Phyllis Arlene Menzie, 70, of Harbor Springs; died Oct. 29.
      - Jeanne Brown, of Harbor Springs; died Oct. 30; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

GRAND TRAVERSE
     - Paul Stuart Rombouts, 38, of Whittier, Calif., formerly of Traverse City; died Oct. 21.
      - Richard A. Blixberg, 89, of Traverse City; died Oct. 24; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Helen E. Bond, 90, of La Mesa, Calif., formerly of Paradise Township; died Oct. 24; Covell-Smith Funeral Home, Kingsley.
      - Donald P. Schichtel, 74, of Gilbert, Ariz., formerly of Kingsley; died Oct. 24.
      - Robert E. Ernst, 76 of Bradenton Fla., and Traverse City; died Oct. 25; Swartz Funeral Home, Flint.
      - Corey Matthew Harrison, 22, of Traverse City; died Oct. 25; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Genevieve E. (Herkner) Phelps, 83, of Traverse City; died Oct. 25; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Arthur H. Wright, 86, of Traverse City; died Oct. 26; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Marguerite E. 'Peggy' Belknap, 86, of Williamsburg; died Oct. 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Christine W. Brown, 98, of Traverse City; died Oct. 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - William C. 'Bill' Krumm, 48, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Traverse City; died Oct. 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - William E. Rasmussen, 78, of Traverse City; died Oct. 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Lottie Helen Rybarz, 81, of Traverse City; died Oct. 27; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Dennis M. Dempster, 44, of Traverse City; died Oct. 28; Traverse City Chapel of Covell Funeral Homes.
      - Shirley Graphos, 94, of Traverse City, and Boynton Beach, Fla.; died Oct. 28; Traverse City Chapel of Covell Funeral Homes.
      - Verlo L. 'Arch' Archer, 90, of Traverse City; died Oct. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Rita Rose Fouchey, 80, of Interlochen; died Oct. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - James L. Gauthier, 77, of Traverse City; died Oct. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Clara 'Granny' Grant, 89, of Traverse City; died Oct. 29; Traverse City Chapel of Covell Funeral Homes.
      - Roberta L. Johnson, 91, of Traverse City; died Oct. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

KALKASKA
     - Rhonda Lee (Kleeman) Sullivan, 32, of Federal Heights, Colo., formerly of Kalkaska County; died Oct. 1.
      - Lawrence K. Tipton, 70, of Kalkaska; died Oct. 21; Wolfe Funeral Home, Kalkaska.
      - Billye N. Smurr, 72, of Kalkaska; died Oct. 28; Wolfe Funeral Home, Kalkaska.

LEELANAU
     - April Mae Lovell, daughter of Roger Lovell and Jerri Lynn Luskey of Peshabestown was stillborn Oct. 23; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.
      - Amanda Kennedy Stites, 94, of Grand Blanc, formerly of Northport; died Oct. 23.
      - Glenn T. Arai, 73, of Suttons Bay; died Oct. 24; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.
      - Irene A. Lewis, 87, of Muskegon, formerly of Suttons Bay; died Oct. 24; Lee Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.
      - John w. Lewis, 74, of Empire; died Oct. 26; Traverse City Chapel of Covell Funeral Homes.
      - Marion Louise Beuche, 81, of Suttons Bay; died Oct. 27; Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay.

MANISTEE
     - Fritz F. Boehm, 92, of Bear Lake; died Oct. 23; Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee.
      - Charles C. Wood, 56, of Copemish; died Oct. 23; Bennett-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Beulah.
      - Margaret Martha McBride, 82, of Bear Lake; died Oct. 24; Edwards Funeral Home, Bear Lake.
      - Harry Henry Jados, 77, of Stronach; died Oct. 26; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.
      - David E. Kott, 63, of Manistee; died Oct. 27; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.
      - Lewis Earl Brunais, 86, of Manistee; died Oct. 29; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.
      - Zella Marie Staff, 72, of Wellston; died Oct. 29; Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee.

MISSAUKEE
     - Kenneth Dettmer, 78, of McBain; died Oct. 24; Burkholder Funeral Home, McBain.
      - Clayton I. Taylor, 95, of McBain; died Oct. 24.
      - Nicholas Hunter Galloup, infant son of Dwight and Jillyn Hunter; died Oct. 28; Young Funeral Home, Lake City.

OTSEGO
     - Blase B. Gapinski, 76, of Gaylord; died Oct. 26; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.
      - Richard Cischke, 74, of Gaylord; died Oct. 27; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.
      - Charlotte Quisenberry, 87, of Akron, Ohio and Gaylord; died Oct. 27; Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord.

WEXFORD
     - Mamie J. Whittum , 94, of Cadillac; died Oct. 23; Hitesman Funeral Home, Cadillac.
      - James P. Ludwig, 47, of Cadillac; died Oct. 24; Hitesman Funeral Home, Cadillac.
      - Elaine L. Rose, 72, of Cadillac; died Oct. 24; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.
      - Darwin T. Horton, 84 of Mesick; died Oct. 25; Hall Funeral Chapel, Manton.
      - Mildred Blackmer, 79, of Cadillac; died Oct. 26; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.
      - Bonnie J. Carlson, 67, of Cadillac; died Oct. 28; Peterson Funeral Home, Cadillac.
     
     

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