• Traverse City

    ZIEGLER, Emily May 1, 2019

    EMPIRE [mdash] Emily Jean Zeigler, 92, of Empire, completed her earthly journey on May 1, 2019 under the loving care of her family. Emily was born in Bugle, England, to the late Ernest and Fannie (Jago) Scott. She was the oldest of five children. After completing primary and secondary school she was in the process of studying to become a nurse when she first laid eyes on her soon to be husband, William. Her American solider was completing his tour during World War II. They promised each other the world and also marriage in Saint Austell, England, so when the opportunity presented itself, Emily boarded the hospital boat and came…

  • Traverse City

    Parker, Keith

    88, of Cedar, passed away May 2, 2019 at Munson Medical Center. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the First Church of the Nazarene. Funeral services will take place at noon, with visitation from 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 8, also at the church. A complete obituary will be in a later edition. Arrangements are entrusted to Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home.

  • Central Lake

    Beverly Barrett

    Beverly C. Barrett, 87, of Charlevoix, passed away Wednesday May 1, 2019.  No services are planned at this time. Arrangements have been handled by the Winchester Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.  Sign her online guestbook at www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com

  • Elsie,  Ithaca,  St. Johns,  St. Louis

    Melva Yanna

         Melva Jean Yanna, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away, Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at McLaren Hospital in Lansing following a brief illness.      Jean was born on May 3, 1956 in Owosso, Michigan, the daughter of Bruce & Melva Dean Parrott. She graduated from Ovid-Elsie High School in 1976. On October 29, 1977 she married James Yanna. Her lifes’ work included working for various newspapers as an advertising sales…

  • Escanaba

    Daniel J. Stacey

    Daniel J. Stacey May 3, 2019 ESCANABA — Daniel J. Stacey, 93, of Escanaba, passed away early Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Dan was born in Escanaba on Feb. 15, 1926, son of Elmer and Rose (Vachon) Stacey. He graduated from St. Joseph’s High School in 1943. He sailed with the …

  • Escanaba

    Lois E. Johnson

    Lois E. Johnson May 3, 2019 GLADSTONE — Lois E. Johnson, 91, of Gladstone, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Cedar Hill Assisted Living in Bark River. Lois was born Jan. 17, 1928, in Perkins, Mich., the daughter of Frank Harrison and Edith (Nelson) Dahlquist. She graduated from Escanaba High School. She was …

  • Houghton

    Kenneth LaCasse

    Kenneth LaCasse May 3, 2019 LAKE LINDEN — Kenneth LaCasse, former resident of Lake Linden, passed away on April 30, 2019. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

  • Houghton

    Sharon C. Quinlan

    Sharon C. Quinlan May 3, 2019 VENICE, Fla. — Sharon C. Quinlan, 67, a resident of Venice, Florida, and former Tapiola resident, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at the Venice Hospice House in Florida, with her husband, Jim, by her side. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on May 11, 2019, at Zion …

  • Houghton

    Lawrence Alvin Magaraggia

    Lawrence Alvin Magaraggia May 3, 2019 L’ANSE — Lawrence Alvin Magaraggia, 86, of L’Anse, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born January 9, 1933, in Caspian, son of Giuseppe and Emma (Lincastro) Magaraggia. Larry graduated from Stambaugh High School in …