January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Obituaries

Marie Steimel

A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. next Thursday, Jan. 28 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Suttons Bay for Charlene Marie Steimel of Bingham Township who died Jan. 5 in Traverse City.  She was 91.  More...

DONN CHRISTOPHER RUDD

Chris peacefully transitioned from this life to be with his creator on December 21, 2017.   More...

SHIRLEY JEAN PIKE

June 1, 1940 – December 23, 2017

Born in Ferndale, MI. Daughter of Sophia Darrow (Priest, Fehrenbach) and Joseph James Fehrenbach. Shirley graduated from Suttons Bay High School in 1958. Married Milford (Mel) Sharnowski. More...

VERNON V. KORKUS

Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved husband, brother, and uncle passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Brookdale Assisted Living. Age 79 years. Vernon was born on April 24, 1938 in Saginaw, Michigan and divided his time between there and Glen Arbor, Michigan. More...

ELIZABETH “BETTY” GOULD

Elizabeth “Betty” Gould, 101, of Empire, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018, at her home with her loving family at her side. Elizabeth was born April 14, 1916, in Lackawanna, NY, to the late Michael and Elizabeth (Blahota) Koczon.   More...

RUTH ELIZABETH MCWATT

Ruth Elizabeth McWatt, 93, of Glen Lake, accomplished her earthly journey and went to celebrate the Christmas season with her husband in Heaven on December 27, 2017. More...

Philip “Phil” Sharnowski

A funeral service was held Monday, Dec. 18 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Traverse City for Philip “Phil” Sharnowski of Traverse City who died Dec. More...

PATRICIA “PATTI” ANN KNIGHT

Died January 4, 2018

TRAVERSE CITY - Patricia “Patti” Ann Knight, 74, of Traverse City, passed away on January 4, 2018. Patti was born on June 23, 1943 in Kasson Twp. More...

RUBY LESTER

Ruby Lester, age 83, of Fenton, Michigan formally of Wolford, Virginia passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at Tendercare of Leelanau in Suttons Bay, Michigan. More...

MARIE ROSE WIGTON

Marie Rose (Smith) Wigton, age 96, wife of 75 years to Kenneth J. Wigton, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018, in Cedar. Marie was born on a farm in Capac, Michigan on June 13, 1921 to the late Albert and Mayme (Phalen) Smith. More...

TENA D. JOHN

Tena D. John, 31, of Peshawbestown, passed away on December 26, 2017 in Traverse City. Tena was born on October 19, 1986, in Traverse City, the daughter of Raymond and Myra (Miracle) John. More...

Fredrick J. Hallett, Sr.

Fredrick J. Hallett, Sr., Omena native, died Jan. 1, 2018. He was 73. Fred was born April 24, 1944 in Northport to John Chester and Anna Hallett. He lived his early years in Omena with his family of seven brothers and three sisters. More...

Isabelle S. Firestone

A private celebration will be held on Lake Michigan next summer for Isabelle S. Firestone who died Jan. 1 at home.  Isabelle was born in Ann Arbor to parents Howard and Jean (Chisholm) Sherman.  More...