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Jerry Tompkins

Jerry M. Tompkins, 78, passed away on Thursday, June 7, in Dubuque, Iowa.
Jerry was born in Traverse City and played football for the Trojans. He served active...
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Jerry Tompkins

Delbert Dalzell

Delbert William Dalzell, 72, of Phoenix, Arizona, formerly Traverse City, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, April 22, 2018. He was...
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Delbert Dalzell

Jean Gallup

Jean E. Gallup, 90, passed away June 6, 2018 at Mi Casita Skilled Nursing Home. Jean was born on Sept. 3, 1927 in Beulah to the late Floyd Robotham and Corrine...
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Jean Gallup

Mervin Sirrine

Mervin Mitchell Sirrine, 87 years, of Bellaire, formerly of Midland, died Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Brittany Manor.
He was born on Oct. 30, 1930 in Midland,...
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Mervin Sirrine

Mary Baatz

Mary E. Baatz, age 73, of Empire, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at her home.
Mary was born on Dec. 6, 1944 in Traverse City to Clarence and Geneva...
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Mary Baatz

Janet Mlujeak

Janet "Jan" Mlujeak, 88, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2018 in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Jan was born on Nov. 27, 1929 to Edward and Johanna (Bakker)...
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Janet Mlujeak

Kenneth Tondreau

Kenneth "Ken" "KT" Tondreau, 77, of Maple City, died June 18, 2018 with loving family by his side. Ken was born in Detroit Aug. 13, 1940, the fourth of seven...
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Kenneth Tondreau

Martha Czerniak

Martha Helen Czerniak, 77, of Cedar, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018 at Munson Medical Center. Martha was born July 27, 1940 in Cedar the daughter of John and...
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Martha Czerniak

Francis Jr.

Francis "Buddy" Redding Jr., 47, of Traverse City, died at Munson Medical Center on Monday, June 18, 2018. Francis had battled severe cardiomyopathy, congestive...
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Francis Jr.

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Nancy Hess

was born July 23, 1954 and died Nov. 5, 2017.
The celebration of Nancy's life, which was originally scheduled for April 29, 2018 at the Traverse City...
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Nancy Hess

Evelyn Yankle

age 97, of Interlochen, passed away at the Grand Traverse Pavilions on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
A full obituary with service information will be published in a...
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Evelyn Yankle

Mabeth Putnam

88, of Northport, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Munson Medical Center.
Services are pending with the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.
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Mabeth Putnam

Joseph Lamie

84, of Traverse City, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018.
A visitation will be held on Friday, June 22, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the rosary prayed at 7...
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Joseph Lamie

Judy Heller

71, of Surprise, Arizona, and Traverse City, died May 2, 2018 in Sun. She was born in Traverse City on April 20, 1947 the daughter of Pat and Mary (Morris)...
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Judy Heller

Ethlyn Lindsey

passed on March 9, 2018 of natural causes. She was 91 years old. She was born Oct. 16, 1926 to Ray and Edna (Youker) Bennett.
She was preceded in death by her...
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Ethlyn Lindsey

Debra (Roper) Link

of Frankfort, passed away June 17, 2018.
A celebration of Debbie's life will be held on Friday, June 22, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Blaine Christian Church, 7018...
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Debra (Roper) Link

Barbara Hudson

56, of Traverse City, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018 at Munson Medical Center.
The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.
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Barbara Hudson

Beverly Graham

83, of Traverse City, died Saturday, June 16, 2018.
Funeral services will be today, June 20, at 11 a.m. at the new location of Life Story Funeral Home, 400 W....
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Beverly Graham

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Condolences forFrancis Jr.
I remember Buddy from high school and didn’t keep in contact with him after moving out East. I do remember his kind spirit and how good he was at... Read more
By Michele Lintner Morrell

Condolences forMary Baatz
Mary has a special place in my heart. I will miss her laugh and her great hugs. Read more
By Rebekah Tinker

Condolences forDeAnte Bland
I'm so sorry for you family lost and pain. Such a sad week or anytime when kids past cant imagine the pain you going through my heart goes out to... Read more
By Zachary hanna