April 19, 2018 RSS feed / Obituaries

CAROL R. NELSON

1918 ~ 2017

A memorial service will be held on what would have been her 100th birthday on Monday, April 23 at 11 a.m. with the family greeting friends and 10 a.m. at the Suttons Bay Congregational Church for Carol Reincke Nelson, who died Dec. 12, 2017. More...

Elena L. Waukazoo

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 20 at Martinson Funeral Home in Suttons Bay for Elena L. Waukazoo who died April 14 in Peshawbestown.  She was 69.  The family will greet friends at 1 p.m. More...

SISTER JUDITH KIRT, OP

Kirt, OP, Sister Judith (formerly known as Sister Dennis Marie) of Grand Rapids (born in Lake Leelanau, MI) died on April 8, 2018. She was 79 years old and a Dominican Sister for 61 years.   More...

RALPH (ARNO) VON WALTHAUSEN

April 30, 1922 -- April 7, 2018

Just shy of his 96th birthday, at 3:30 am Saturday April 7th, Arno took his first steps on a new journey into Great Mystery.   More...

GLENN E. HEINEY

Glenn E. Heiney, age 90, of Meridian, passed away on Friday morning, April 13, 2018, on his ranch after several very painful months battling cancer. after being diagnosed in late December. He never quit fighting.   More...

JAMES R. GAFNER

Died April 8, 2018

CEDAR – James Ray Gafner, 67, of Cedar, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 at MediLodge of Leelanau surrounded by his loving family.  James was born Aug. 31, 1950 in Escanaba, the son of Rudolph and Elizabeth (Levesque) Gafner.   More...

Patricia A. Bussey

A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 23 at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church in Peshawbestown for Patricia A. Bussey of Omena who died April 2 at home.  She was 82.  Family will greet friends beginning at 10 a.m. More...

Craig Alan “BUB” Buehrer

Craig Alan “BUB” Buehrer died March 16 at his home in St. Augustine, Fla. He was 63. Born in Traverse City, June 25, 1954, Craig moved to Longboat Key, Fla. in 1960 and lived in the Sarasota/Bradenton area until moving to St. More...

Fred Hallett

Celebration of Life for FRED HALLETT will take place on Saturday, July 21st from 11:00am to 1:00pm at Knot Just a Bar in Omena.  Fred passed away on January 1, 2018. More...

ROBERT L. ZIMMERMAN

Robert L. Zimmerman, 89, of Empire, passed away April 9, 2018.  Robert was born on July 26, 1928 to the late Howard “Jake” and Bessie (Tomlinson) in Forest City, Illinois. More...

JAMES R. GRANT

1939 ~ 2018

James Robert Grant, 78, son of John and Jeanette (Schaub) Grant of Lake Leelanau, passed on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, surrounded by his loving children. More...