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    BOYLE, Noel Dec 27, 1955 – Nov 19, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] On Nov. 19, 2019 the world lost a real Irishman, devoted family man and beloved friend by all those who crossed his path. Noel Stephen Boyle was born Dec. 27, 1955 in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, Ireland, to parents, James and Eileen (Kane) Boyle. Noel was 63 when he passed. The loss of his gentle soul and mighty fighting spirit is already felt by those close to him. Noel was the type of person who was impossible not to like. He had an infectious personality and breathed life and energy into any room he entered. Noel was proud and true to his Irish blood and held-on to his…

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    HARTMAN, Allen Jan 13, 1945 – Nov 18, 2019

    LAKE LEELANAU [mdash] Allen “Dean” Hartman, 74, almost 75, of South Lake Leelanau, passed away at home on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 with his loving family at his side. Dean was born on Jan. 13, 1945 in Jay County, Indiana, to the late Ralph and Violet (Zeigler) Hartman. He married Donna Jean Rowling on Jan. 16, 1962 in Traverse City. Dean was a member of the Northland Community Church. He was a mounted deputy, sheriff posse in Leelanau County and a volunteer for the Bingham Fire Department. He enjoyed horseback riding, working on the farm, snowmobiling and wood working. Most of all, Dean loved to spend time with his children,…

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    WYSOCKI, Dawn Dec 6, 1961 – Nov 14, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Dawn Marie Wysocki, born Dec. 6, 1961, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 at Munson Medical Center while surrounded by her husband and children. She is survived by her husband, Allen Wysocki; father and stepmother, Wesley “Mike” and Gloria Goodrich; her sisters, Sherrie Sherman and Theresa Goodrich-Robinson; her three children, Shauna (Karl) Miller, Jessica (Cody) Hulett and Michael Sova; three stepdaughters, Angie, Ashley and Felecia; four grandchildren; and five step grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sharon Ann Hall. Dawn had a passion for reading, being by the water, candle and soap making and spending time with her grandchildren. She was loved by…

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    GAULD, Stanley Sep 26, 1963 – Nov 7, 2019

    FIFE LAKE [mdash] Stanley James Gauld, a loving father, brother, son, cousin and friend, passed away unexpectedly Thursday evening, Nov. 7, 2019 at his home in Fife Lake. He was 56. He was born Sept. 26, 1963 in Traverse City to George (Anita) Gauld and Cheryl (Abe) Days-Churbe. Survivors include his children, Travis Gauld and Nicole (Aaron Ingersoll) Gauld; his parents; three very special grandchildren, Alexis, Baily and Melody; his brother, Glen; his sister, Amanda Magnuson; niece Krystina Magnuson; nephew, Corey Magnuson; and his life partner, Angela Adams. His honorary family includes sons, Cody Adams, Dustin (Claire Sevald) Harmer; daughter, Megan (Joe) Green; along with many numerous other loving family…

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    PICKARD, Carollee Jun 22, 1934 – Nov 18, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Carollee Joan (Brown) Pickard passed away on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 at Country Pleasures Assisted Living in Traverse City, where she was cared for by loving staff. She was born on June 22, 1934 to Elda I. and Dwight Brown in Elk Rapids. Some of her favorite things were her faith, dancing, animals and her family. She was well known for always being late. Carollee cared for and loved all of her children and found great enjoyment out of telling people she had 10 of them. Her family was her pride and joy. A people person, she had the biggest heart and was very giving. She loved…

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    HUSTON, Bonny Aug 29, 1939 – Nov 15, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Bonny Loree Huston, of Traverse City and formerly of the Manton area, passed away on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 at Country Pleasures Assisted Living in Traverse City with family by her side. She was 80. Bonny was born on Aug. 29, 1939 in Traverse City to Merrit and Celia (VanPelt) Strange. On Sept. 15, 1961 she entered into marriage with Marvin Owen Huston at the Manton United Methodist Church. The couple enjoyed traveling together and spent many winters as snow birds in Gulf Shores, Alabama. They cherished their cabin at Rennie Lake and spent much time making it the perfect spot for family gatherings. Bonny spent her…

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    SPRINGSTEAD, Donald May 6, 1940 – Nov 16, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Donald Lee Springstead, 79, of Traverse City, was greeted by his heavenly father on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. Don was born on May 6, 1940 in Muskegon to the late Aaron and Ethel (Morin) Springstead. Don married the love of his life, Diane A. Walker, on May 9, 1958. She preceded him in death on Aug. 8, 2005. Together, they raised three children who were the subjects of their pride, love and joy. They were committed to their savior, family, their faith and their church, East Bay Calvary. Since 1966 Don and Diane owned and operated Kopy Sales Inc. until his retirement. He was very proud of…

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    CARLISLE, Gregory Mar 21, 1953 – Nov 17, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Gregory James Carlisle, 66, lifelong resident of Traverse City, died Nov. 17, 2019 at his home. Greg was born on March 21, 1953 in Traverse City to Albert Wesley Carlisle and Sally Ann Tossey. Greg graduated from St. Francis High School. On December 15, 1972, he married Kathryn “Katie” Lou Stephenson. Greg worked in the optical field for over 30 years. He loved playing, coaching and watching all kinds of sports. He loved the outdoors and had a brilliant mind. He was a whiz at Jeopardy and had a knack for music and sports trivia. Greg was preceded in death by his father, Albert. Greg is survived…

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    ROBBERTS, June May 18, 1938 – Nov 13, 2019

    SALINE [mdash] June Perkins Robberts, 81, a loving wife and mother, passed away quietly and peacefully at home on Nov. 13, 2019. She was a gracious woman and loved her Lord. She was born May 18, 1938 in Madison Run, Virginia, and was the daughter of the late Edgar and Shirley Perkins. June is survived by her loving husband, James Robberts; and her sons, Greg (Tris) Robberts, Blake (Carole) Robberts and Corey (Laura) Robberts. She was the cherished grandmother of Kylene (Brad) Sprouse, Kelli (Jason) Chandler, Evan Robberts and Chloe Robberts. She was blessed to be a great-grandma to four wonderful children. She is also survived by her brother, Edgar…

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    Ryckman, Clesson

    85, of South Boardman, passed away on Nov. 17, 2019 while surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on March 18, 1934 in Kalkaska. A celebration of life for Clesson will be held in the spring. Arrangements have been entrusted to Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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    SCHANTZ, Henry Jan 14, 1926 – Nov 15, 2019

    CANTON [mdash] Henry A. Schantz III, 93, of Canton, Georgia, died Friday, Nov. 15, while holding hands with his wife of 67 years, Barbara H. Schantz. He was born in Grand Rapids on Jan. 14, 1926 to parents, Henry and Helen (Bremer) Schantz, and lived in Elk Rapids for 32 years until 2018 when they moved closer to family. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Donald, Walter and David; and his granddaughter, Emma. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughters, Vicki (Jim) and Kathy (Richard); and son, Robert (Barb). His grandchildren include Lauren (AJ) Stark, Leslie Toth, Paul Brandeis, Alex Brandeis and Jacob Schantz. Great-grandchildren…

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    DEBRUYN, Joyce Mar 4, 1932 – Nov 17, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Joyce DeBruyn, 87, of Traverse City, passed into the presence of God on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019 with the family who adored her by her side. Joyce was born on March 4, 1932 in Reeman the daughter of Herman and Anna (Cook) Deters. On July 28, 1950 she married Richard DeBruyn, at which time they moved to Traverse City, where they opened DeBruyn Concrete Products Co. She and Dick were charter members of Faith Reformed Church, where they both served throughout their lives. Joyce is survived by her daughters, Cheryl (Dale) Kloosterman, Joan (Randy) Burgess and Barbara (Mike) Aja; her grandchildren, Kelly (Kevin) DeBruyn, Kevin (Jennifer) Kloosterman,…

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    TURNEY, Robert Dec 27, 1929 – Nov 6, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Robert Edmund Turney, 89, of Traverse City, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 at Cordia in Grand Traverse Commons while surrounded by his loving family. Rob was born on Dec. 27, 1929 at Park Farm in Brixworth, England. He married Peggy Anne Sheppard on Aug. 20, 1955 in the village of Old, England. They had two daughters, Carol (Russ) Shipley and Sarah (Barton) Faylor. They lived in a number of places, from Kenilworth and Thorpe Bay, England, to the other side of the Atlantic in Rosedale Park, Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills. After purchasing their beloved “barn” in Leelanau County in 1983, they finally fulfilled their dream of…

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    ARSENAULT, Barry May 15, 1952 – Nov 12, 2019

    KINGSLEY [mdash] Barry Arsenault passed away peacefully and unexpectedly on Nov. 12, 2019. Barry was born on May 15, 1952 to Marie Arsenault. He attended school at Hannah in Kingsley and Traverse City. Barry married Pamela Crouch on July 8, 1972 on her family’s farm in Traverse City. Barry enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1972, where he served our country for three years before moving back home to northern Michigan to (appease) his homesick bride. They remained in northern Michigan, where they raised a family in the tight knit community in downtown Kingsley. Barry could be described as a man who could fix anything and one who would help…

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    LLEWELLYN, Frances Oct 26, 1930 – Nov 14, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Frances Effie Llewellyn, 89, of Traverse City, passed away peacefully after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease at Cherry Hill Haven, of Traverse City, on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Fran was born on Oct. 26, 1930 to the late Harold and Ella (Wortman) Wilson in Fife Lake Township. Fran retired from Burwoods after 25 years of service. During her retirement she loved to garden, spend time with friends and family at the Mayfield picnics, her home in Florida, Diet Coke and many adventures she had with her companion, Hayes Tomlinson. She is survived by her daughters, Frances Kadrovach, of Interlochen, and Georgia Reicha, of Lake Ann; sister-in-law, Barbara…

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    PRIEBE, Virginia Oct 9, 1936 – Nov 14, 2019

    HONOR [mdash] Virginia T. (Wisinksi) Priebe, age 83, of Honor, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 at Culver Meadows Senior Living Center after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Virginia was born in Grand Rapids on Oct. 9, 1936. Virginia married Jerome Priebe on May 13, 1961 in Grand Rapids. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Jerome; son, Craig (Nancy) Priebe; daughter, Patti (Mark) Childs; and grandchild, Audra Preston. Virginia is also survived by her sister, Margaret Andrews; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Virginia will be laid to rest at Platte Township Cemetery in the spring of 2020. A celebration of Virginia’s life will also…

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    RAVEN, Clyde Jul 24, 1929 – Nov 10, 2019

    MAYFIELD [mdash] Clyde E. Raven, of Mayfield, passed away Nov. 10, 2019 at Munson Medical Center while surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 24, 1929. He was one of eight children born to Chris and Gladys Raven on a farm in Cadillac. He married his high school sweetheart, Marjorie (Johnson) on July 21, 1951 at the Augustana Lutheran Church in Tustin. After graduating from Tustin High School, he enlisted and served with the Sixth Weather Detachment of the U.S. Air Force. He was stationed in Ogden, Utah, and Goose Bay, Labrador. He served and was honorably discharged in December 1954. He was a member of the American…

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    SOMERS, Ken Mar 6, 1943 – Nov 7, 2019

    GRANDVILLE [mdash] Ken passed away from his battle with cancer with his wife, Lynn, at his side on Nov. 7, 2019. Ken is now with the Lord. Ken was born in Muskegon on March 6, 1943 as the oldest of three boys to Marian (Elmquest) and Carrol Somers. When he was 14 the family moved to Traverse City, where he played basketball and football at Traverse City Central, graduating in 1961. Ken was extremely proud of his service in the U.S. Marine Corps. He served three years from 1966 to 1969. He was stationed in Vietnam for most of this time. Semper Fi! Upon returning, he studied business administration at…

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    STONE, Florence Jun 4, 1922 –

    BEULAH [mdash] Florence Orr Stone passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family after a short illness at the age of 96. She was born on June 4, 1923 to Bert R. Orr and Mary Edna Baker in Beulah. Florence and her family lived near the Champion Hill area with her grandmother’s brother, George Buchan, while her father worked in the area lumber camps. When she was 4, the family moved to Warren Hill on the north shore of Crystal Lake, where both parents worked for Robert Warrens. That location made it handy to find summer work when she was in her teens. She and two good friends spent their…

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    SCUSSEL, August Aug 30, 1924 – Nov 12, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] August “Gus” Joseph Scussel, 95, passed away on Nov. 12, 2019. He was born Aug. 30, 1924 in McRoberts, Kentucky, to Italian immigrant parents, Giuseppe “Joe” and Mary (Stellino) Scussel. In 1930 they relocated to Detroit. Gus was an avid learner and progressed through elementary and high schools with proficiency. He attended General Motors Institute (GMI, later Kettering University) and completed an engineering degree. He served proudly as 1st Lieutenant in the Army Corps of Engineers, 583rd Engineer Construction Group, during World War II. He was an active participant in the rebuilding of Japan after World War II and coordinated many Corps jobs of rebuilding roads and…

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    Priebe, Virginia

    age 83, of Honor, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 at Culver Meadows Senior Living Center. Virginia will be laid to rest at Platte Township Cemetery in the spring of 2020. Please share a memory with Virginia’s family by visiting her tribute page at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com. The Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the family.

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    PATTON, Richard Sep 27, 1926 – Nov 10, 2019

    SUTTONS BAY [mdash] Richard Edward Patton, 93, of Bingham Township, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at Munson Medical Center. Richard was born Sep. 27, 1926 in Detroit the son of James L. Patton and Diane R. (Donahue) Patton. On Feb. 1, 1952 at the Mayflower Congregational Church in Detroit he married Bette Lu (Hallas) Patton, who preceded him in death on April 16, 2016. Dick attended MSU for a year and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II. During his transit to the island of Guam, World War II ended. He returned to the states and attended Lawrence Technical Institute. He graduated with a degree in…

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    STRICKER, Janet Oct 31, 1935 – Nov 12, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Janet Hill (Storms) Stricker, 84, left her pain behind on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 to inhabit her perfect glorified body in the place of “no more pain and no more tears.” Janet was born to Robert and Viola Storms in Norwich, Connecticut, on Oct. 31, 1935. She graduated from Pratt Institute in New York before moving to California to pursue her design and sewing career. She worked at Simplicity Patterns at the time she met her future husband, William “Bing” Stricker. Bing was in the Marines at Camp Pendleton. They married on Jan. 18, 1958 in California. They moved to Traverse City to begin their married life…

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    Hillier, Tina

    61, of Beulah, died Oct. 22, 2019. Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday, Nov. 16, at Jowett Family Funeral Home, with Pastor Damon Carpenter officiating. Arrangements are by Jowett Family Funeral Home.

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    Stricker, Janet

    84, died on Nov. 12, 2019. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home. Services will also be live webcast. Visitation will be one hour prior. Arrangements are by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.

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    WEGENER, James Nov 8, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Jim “Wags” Wegener peacefully passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 8, 2019 while at home in his bed. Jim could best be described as a loyal and passionate man. His love for his family and his country trumped everything else. Jim was an amazing husband, father and veteran. Jim’s interests were evident, as he always wore them on his sleeve. He could always be found wearing his Vietnam veteran’s hat, patriotic T-shirt and coffee mug with pictures of his grandkids printed on it. Jim graduated from St. Francis as a football hero and homecoming king. He sold cars for years, drove a school bus for TCAPS and was…

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    NELSON, Herbert Nov 8, 2019

    LAKE LEELANAU [mdash] Herbert “Herb” Eugene Nelson, age 98, formerly of Lake Leelanau, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. He was a graduate of Leland High School and received degrees from the Louis Schafen School of Business, Traverse City, and The Walsh College of Accounting in Detroit. Herb was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Leland. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and was married to the former Marthabel Stewart, of Beulah and Leland, in 1944 at Northville. The couple had three children, Nancy Lee, Stuart Allan and Travis Andrew. Herb served honorably in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and was with…

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    KLAY, Lois Oct 13, 1928 – Nov 9, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Lois Joan Klay was born Oct. 13, 1928 in Toledo, Ohio. She passed on Nov. 9, 2019. She and her husband, Roger Klay (deceased), were residents of Traverse City. They were both devoted members of the Central United Methodist Church. Lois was a cook for Long Lake Elementary School in the ’70s and was famous for her cookies and chili. She is survived by her twin daughters, Tina Bartholomew and Marcy von Huene; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Central United Methodist Church, Outreach Program or Cherryland Humane Society.

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    Gauld, Stanley

    56, of Fife Lake, passed away suddenly on Nov. 7, 2019 while at home. A memorial service will be announced when scheduled. Arrangements have been entrusted to Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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    Buytaert, Elizabeth

    99, of Traverse City, formerly of Ishpeming, passed away Nov. 8, 2019. Per Elizabeth’s wishes, private family services are being planned. The family is being cared for by the Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home.

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    GARRY, Michael Dec 17, 1962 – Nov 5, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Michael Patrick Garry, born Dec. 17, 1962 in Mitchell, South Dakota, passed in the comfort of his home on Nov. 5, 2019 in Traverse City at the age of 56. Mike graduated from Mitchell High School and Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota. He lived a number of years in Denver, Colorado, where he met Melissa, who became his wife of 24 years. Mike enjoyed black and white photography, fishing, hiking and biking. He worked at various property management companies, and most recently he worked a number of years at Addiction Treatment Services of Traverse City. Mike is survived by wife, Melissa; mother, Gloria; sister, Michelle…

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    JOHNSON, Maxine Jul 4, 1934 – Nov 6, 2019

    CLARKSTON [mdash] Maxine Kaye Johnson, of Clarkston, passed away Nov. 6, 2019 at 85 years of age. She was born July 4, 1934 in Buckley, daughter of the late Herman and Rhoda Kellogg; beloved wife of the late Douglas Arnold Johnson for 34 years; cherished mother of Natalie (Eric) Helm, Denise (Kevin) Fish, Jeffrey Johnson and Michael Johnson; proud grandmother of Mitchell and Matthew Engelberts; great-grandmother of Lucas, Riley and Raelynn; and dearest sister of Norma Lance and Donald Kellogg. Maxine was passionate and creative. She focused her artistic abilities doing Chinese brush art, which she also taught. She enjoyed traveling with family to places such as China, Russia, Mexico,…

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    HOWARD SR., Robert Feb 9, 1953 – Nov 7, 2019

    IRONS [mdash] Robert “Bob” Howard Sr., 66, passed Nov. 7, 2019. He was born in Traverse City Feb. 9, 1953 to Herman A. and Wilma A. (Guinan) Howard. He loved spending free time with family and friends camping, canoeing, kayaking and tubing. Preceded in death by father, mother and son, Robby, he is survived by wife, Patricia; children, Herman, Joshua, Bobby Jo, David and Jeannie; five grandchildren; three stepchildren; seven step grandchildren; five step great-grandchildren; and sisters, Judy, Linda and Kathy. Bob will be sadly missed yet lovingly remembered by family and friends. In honoring Bob’s wishes, he is to be cremated. There will be no memorial or service.

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    Gillette Drew Gore, Elizabeth

    born Oct. 17, 1933 to Elizabeth “Winnie” and James M. Gillette at James Decker Munson Hospital, passed on Nov. 8, 2019. No services are planned. The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks for the loving care that Nan received during her final days in the Munson oncology ward. Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guestbook and share your thoughts and more.

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    WHIPP, Richard Mar 13, 1945 – Nov 8, 2019

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Richard “Rich” Lee Whipp, 74, of Traverse City, passed away on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 at Munson Medical Center. Rich was born on March 13, 1945 in Traverse City to the late Robert and Christina (Fasel) Whipp. He had been employed as a store manager and driver for Thirlby Automotive, retiring in 2016 after over 45 years of service. Rich was an avid golfer; he made three holes in one over his lifetime. He also enjoyed NASCAR and supporting his favorite driver, number three, Dale Earnhardt Sr. Above all, Rich loved being outside, spending time with his family, deer hunting or just relaxing on the family property…

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    RUSSELL, Mary Jul 20, 1921 – Nov 8, 2019

    NORTHPORT [mdash] Mary Eleanor Russell, 98, passed away Nov. 8, 2019 at the Grand Traverse Pavilions. Mary was born to Samuel and Olave Walker on July 20, 1921 in Memphis, Tennessee. The Walker family moved to Grand Rapids when Mary was 8 years old. Upon graduation from high school she returned to Memphis, Tennessee, to attend Southwestern University in Memphis, Tennessee. The family spent summers in Northport, where she met Lyle D. Russell. They were married May 14, 1943. When Lyle returned from service in World War II, they settled in Traverse City, working and raising their family of two boys and two girls. Mary taught second grade at Central…

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    BRIGHT, Jennings Oct 12, 1926 –

    TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Jennings “Jay” Bright, 93, of Traverse City, passed away at the Jubilee House in Clarksville, Tennessee. Jay was born on Oct. 12, 1926 in Maple City to the late Walter and Goldie (Zigler) Bright. He married the love of his life, Catherine Gokey, on July 22, 1950 in Maple City. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Jay and Catherine owned and operated the Shorelane Motel in Acme. Jay had been employed with Parsons Manufacturing, where he worked with fiberglass making helicopter blades. His work with fiberglass later led him to work with Murray’s Boats and Motors, retiring in 1995 after…

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    BOSMA, Carol Jun 15, 1936 – Oct 19, 2019

    CADILLAC [mdash] Carol J. Bosma, age 83, formerly of Traverse City, passed away peacefully on Oct. 19, 2019 at Green Acres of Cadillac with her family by her side. Carol, lovingly known as “CJ,” was born on June 15, 1936 in St. Ignace to Agnes Allen. Carol married Horace Bosma on Sept. 5, 1955 and from this union had four daughters. For 15 years CJ and Boz were owners of CJ’s Wearhouse Clothing. CJ loved going to New York and Chicago to do the merchandise buying. They had stores in Traverse City, Cadillac, Petoskey and Sault Ste. Marie. After retirement CJ enjoyed traveling to Florida with her daughter, Deborah, and…