Marsh “Gchi Makwa” Miller, 42

Marsh “Gchi Makwa” Miller, 42 PESHAWBESTOWN – Marsh “Gchi Makwa” W. Miller, 42 of Peshawbestown, began his journey into the spirit world January 10, 2019 in Chippewa County….

MILLER, Marsh Jan 5, 1977 – Jan 10, 2019

PESHAWBESTOWN [mdash] Marsh W. Miller, 42, of Peshawbestown, began his journey into the spirit world Jan. 10, 2019 in Chippewa County. Marsh was born Jan. 5, 1977 in Traverse City the son of Frederick and Minnie (Miller) Wabanimkee. Marsh was a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. He resided between … Read more

Garden walk at Lost Lake Woods Saturday

LINCOLN — The Sunrise Gardening Club based in Alcona County will present nine gardens for viewing on Saturday. All the gardens are located within Lost Lake Woods Club on F-41 approximately 7 miles north of Lincoln and 4.5 miles south of Chippewa Point. The gardens feature a wide variety of plant material and ingenious methods … Read more

Crossing the Croswell Swinging Brid...
Crossing the Croswell Swinging Bridge

ROWE, Kirk Mar 10, 1949 – May 23, 2022

KALKASKA [mdash] Kirk Rowe, age 73, of Floyd Midland, died of a heart attack in his home in Kalkaska on May 23, 2022. Kirk is survived by his children, Joy (Teddy), Justin (Haley), Jenee (Adam); by his cherished grandchildren, Niles and Kai; by his sisters, JoAnn Phillips, Janet Heath, and Joyce Rowe; and by many … Read more

(MARTIN) WHITEFORD, Patricia Sep 2, 1936 – May 3, 2022

TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Patricia Ann (Martin) Whiteford, a caring and beautiful mother, grandmother and woman, was welcomed into Heaven on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. She was born on Sept. 2, 1936, in Oakland County to Eugenia LaPlante Martin and Thomas McCarthy. Patricia was a life-long member of Traverse City St. Francis Church, where she had … Read more

BAILEY, Robert Jul 4, 1973 – Mar 10, 2021

ELMWOOD TWP. [mdash] Robert "Bob" Raymond Bailey, 47, of Elmwood Township, was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend. He left this world on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at Munson Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born July 4, 1973 in Northport to Richard and Elaine (Priest) Bailey. Bob is survived … Read more

ROBERT R. BAILEY

ROBERT R. BAILEY Robert “Bob” Raymond Bailey, 47, of Elmwood Township, was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend. He left this world on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at Munson Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born July 4, 1973 in Northport, Michigan, to Richard and Elaine (Priest) Bailey. Bob is … Read more

GARVOCK, Laura Dec 29, 1948 – Dec 4, 2020

BROWNSTOWN CHARTER TOWNSHIP [mdash] Laura Elizabeth Garvock December 29, 1948 – December 4, 2020 Laura Elizabeth Garvock, age 71, died peacefully in her home in Brownstown, on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020 surrounded by her loving family after a lengthy illness. Born the oldest of four children to James and Pauline Garvock on Dec. 26, 1948, … Read more

HARLEY “BUD” BOONE

Harley Dwight “Bud” Boone, age 73, passed suddenly on July 16, 2020, at War Memorial Hospital. A ten-year survivor of Colon cancer, he was plagued in recent years with issues caused by previous radiation and chemotherapy. Born May 26, 1947, Harley was the youngest son of Jacob and Beatrice Boone of Suttons Bay, Michigan. He … Read more

HARTHUN, Dr. Walter Oct 21, 1934 – Jul 19, 2020

BEAR LAKE [mdash] Dr. Walter Raymond Harthun, DVM, 85, of Bear Lake, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 19, 2020, at Frankfort Pines Assisted Living. He was born Oct. 21, 1934, in Bear Lake, to Emma (Krause) and Charles Harthun. He was the tenth of twelve children. Walter attended the one room school house, Kilborn School, … Read more

Stephen Arthur Bakita

  Stephen Arthur Bakita, 81, Gaylord, died May 16, 2019, at his home. A Celebration of Life will take place at The Emerald Golf Course, St. Johns, June 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. He was a brain donor to the Concussion Legacy Foundation, Boston University, Boston, MA. Cremation has taken place and a … Read more

Julia Susan Hall

Julia Susan Hall, 63, Suttons Bay, died Jan. 10, 2019, at Munson Medical Center, Traverse City. A service will be held Wednesday, Jan, 16, at 1 p.m. at Young-Holdship Funeral Home, Lake City. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m., until the time of the service. Burial will be in the spring in Star City Cemetery, … Read more

CABINAW, William `Billy' Feb 24, 1955 – Jul 3, 2018

PESHAWBESTOWN [mdash]William “Billy” Cabinaw, 63, of Peshawbestown, went to meet his ancestors on July 3, 2018 at the Medilodge of Grand Traverse County. Billy was born on a cold, but nice Thursday, Feb. 24, 1955, in Petoskey, the son of Enos and Mary (Sineway) Cabinaw. As the nursery rhyme says, “Thursday's child has far to … Read more

Treva Elnore Drake,

Treva Elnore Drake, 97, of Charlotte, died peacefully on Friday, April 6, 2018 in Charlotte. Treva was born February 28, 1921, the firstborn of 13 children born to Charles and Laura Wood. She grew up in Clare County, MI before marrying Prentice Albert Drake in 1939 and starting their family. Treva worked over 20 years … Read more

William Francis Flachs

EVART — William Francis Flachs, of Evart, passed away peacefully in the loving arms of his wife at their home in Chippewa Township, Mecosta County, Michigan. He was 64.

WESTIE, Ardith Jan 12, 2018

TRAVERSE CITY [mdash]Ardith Lorraine Wingeier Westie died Jan. 12, 2018. She was born in Boston Township, Ionia County, in 1922 to Carl Lawrence Wingeier and Eva May Velzy Wingeier. She attended Ionia High School and was graduated at 16. She was grateful to her Ionia high school debate coach, Maurice Fall, and her English teacher, … Read more

Hellen Tworek

TWOREK, HElLEN “DOREEN”, age 92, of Mt. Pleasant passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services for Doreen will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Monday, July 24, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Wally Hostetter officiating. Interment will follow in the Chippewa Township Cemetery with a … Read more

TWOREK, Helen Apr 24, 1925 – Jul 12, 2017

MT. PLEASANT [mdash] Helen "Doreen" Tworek, age 92, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, surrounded by her family. Doreen was born on April 24, 1925 in Croswell, the daughter of Charles and Alice (Herbert) Pudney. She married Joe Tworek on April 29, 1945. Doreen was a woman of faith and … Read more

Helen Tworek

TWOREK, HELEN “DOREEN”, age 92, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services for Doreen will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Monday, July 24, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Wally Hostetter officiating. Interment will follow in the Chippewa Township Cemetery with a Luncheon to … Read more

Jack West

WEST, JACK DAVID; age 86, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016, at McLaren-Central Michigan in Mt. Pleasant, MI. Funeral Services for Jack will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 4, at Clark Family Funeral Chapel with Pastor Wally Hostetter of Mount Pleasant Community Church officiating. A luncheon will follow in the Reflections … Read more