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Daniel Koons

Daniel Robert Koons, 66, of Lewiston, Maine, formerly of Big Rapids, died Friday, March 9, 2018 at Marshwood Center in Lewiston, Maine.
Dan was born on Friday,...
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Daniel Koons

William `Bill' Lauppe

William "Bill" Edward Lauppe, died peacefully on April 21, 2018 at his home on Lower Herring Lake. He was 69. Bill was born July 4, 1948 at Harper Hospital,...
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William `Bill' Lauppe

Elinor Harrigan

Elinor L. (Crouch) Harrigan, 93, of Traverse City, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 peacefully at home, surrounded by her children and most of her grandchildren. ...
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Elinor Harrigan

Gary Aschim

Gary passed away on April 17, 2018 after a short illness. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa on Sept. 5, 1954 to Kenneth and Norma Jean Aschim. He graduated from...
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Gary Aschim

Elbert Tanis

Elbert Roger "Whitey" Tanis, 85, of Traverse City, passed into eternal rest on April 22, 2018. He was born in Grand Rapids, on March 30, 1933 to Anthony and...
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Elbert Tanis

Tyler Morgan

Tyler Keith Morgan, 31, of Traverse City, went to join the Lord on April 3, 2018. He was born on March 24, 1987 in St. Johns.
Tyler was a hard worker and always...
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Tyler Morgan

Margaret Nichols

Margaret "Peggy" Jane (Fisher) Nichols, 84, of Traverse City, passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Grand Traverse Pavilions surrounded by her loving family....
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Margaret Nichols

William Coughenour

William "Bill" Coughenour, 87, was born in Detroit in August of 1930 to Walter LeRoy and Lucille (Winkleman) Coughenour.
He attended Edison Institute High...
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William Coughenour

Ronald Weiss

Ronald Milford Weiss, 80, of Traverse City , passed away in Zephyrhills, Florida, on Thursday, April 12, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Ron was born on...
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Ronald Weiss

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Madonna Chapelle

60, went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 21, 2018 at her home in Grandville. She was born on March 15, 1958 in Los Angeles, California.
Visitation will...
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Madonna Chapelle

Margaret Cotter

90, of Arden, North Carolina, formerly of Traverse City, passed away on April 17, 2018.
Marge served the Record-Eagle formerly as copy editor, news editor,...
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Margaret Cotter

Janet Winkler

88, of Traverse City, passed away at her home on April 22, 2018.
The family is planning for private services at a later date.
The family is being cared for by...
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Janet Winkler

Joan `Joanie' Horger

63, of Traverse City, passed away April 23, 2018.
An informal gathering will take place from 2 to 5 p.m., Friday, April 27, 2018 at Life Story Funeral Home, 752...
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Joan `Joanie' Horger

Betty Hickey

98, died peacefully at home in Elk Rapids on Friday, April 20, 2018.
A graveside service is planned for this summer.
Arrangements have been entrusted to...
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Betty Hickey

Vic Browning

56, of Munford, Tennessee, formerly of Traverse City, died unexpectedly at home on April 10.
He is survived by wife, Robin; daughter, Zoey Victoria; mother,...
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Vic Browning

Calvin Lamie

62, of Interlochen, went home with his savior on Monday, April 16, 2018.
A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, on...
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Calvin Lamie

Francis Pepper

93, of Bullhead City, Arizona, passed away on April 6, 2018.
Bud was a veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Gloria Pepper; children,...
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Francis Pepper

David Hoffman

age 65, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018.
A full obituary will be published at a later date.
Please share a memory with David's family by visiting...
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David Hoffman

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Condolences forMarjorie Marshall
Brad, your Mom was a very special woman. She was always a kick to visit with. You, my friend were her pride and joy. She will be missed, but always... Read more
By Garth

Condolences forElinor Harrigan
I knew Elinor from St Patrick's women's club.when I use to attend there. She was the sweetest,happiest, fun loving lady. I always missed her. She... Read more
By Karen Sullivan

Memory forElbert Tanis
I will always miss my Grandpa Tanis and wish he could have met our son and our second child that is now on the way. I will always fondly remember... Read more
By Stephi Dalen