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William Armstrong

Will was born on Nov. 16, 1985 and passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Will was the son of Jody Sweeney and Dana Armstrong. Will grew up in Lapeer and...
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William Armstrong

Beatrice Lautner

Beatrice F. Lautner, 88, of Traverse City, passed away May 22, 2018 at the Grand Traverse Pavilions with her family by her side. Beatrice was born on Aug. 3, 1929...
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Beatrice Lautner

Nancy Tennant

Nancy Janet Tennant, 77, of Traverse City, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Cherry Hill Haven surrounded by her loving family.
Nancy was born on Wednesday,...
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Nancy Tennant

Ann Gillespie

Ann Marie Gillespie, Age 50, of Bear Lake, died unexpectedly Saturday, May 19, 2018 at her home.
She was born on Feb. 9, 1968 in Pontiac, the daughter of William...
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Ann Gillespie

David Reincke

David William Reincke, 82, of Bingham Township, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at home.
David was born July 5, 1935 at the family farm in Bingham Township. ...
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David Reincke

George Dereere

George Andre' Dereere, age 90, of Traverse City, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at home. The son of Belgian immigrants, George and...
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George Dereere

Susan Kuschell

Susan V. Kuschell, passed away at her home on May 18, 2018.
She was the beloved wife of Richard Kuschell; beloved mother of David Tenorio (Lisa), Holly T. Bird...
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Susan Kuschell

Margaret Cotter

Margaret A. Cotter, age 90, of Hendersonville, North Carolina, formerly of Elyria, Ohio, and Traverse City, died peacefully at Heather Glen in Arden, North...
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Margaret Cotter

David Ronan

David Patrick Ronan, 68, of Traverse City, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 12, 2018. David was born on May 7, 1950 in Midland to the late Russell and...
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David Ronan

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Ruth Reed

passed away on Nov. 17, 2017.
Ruth's family would like to invite friends and family to gather for her graveside service on Thursday, May 24, at 2 p.m., at...
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Ruth Reed

John Lewis

90, of Traverse City, passed away May 21, 2018 at the Grand Traverse Pavilions.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 11, at noon, with visitation...
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John Lewis

Vinetta Williams

Vinetta Williams, 97, of Traverse City passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018. A full obituary will appear in a later date of the Record-Eagle. The family is being...
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Vinetta Williams

Susan Kuschell

Susan V. Kuschell, of Traverse City, passed away at her home May 18. Visitation will take place this evening, Tuesday, May 22 from 7 until 9 p.m. at The...
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Susan Kuschell

Tyler Morgan

31, of Traverse City, went to join the Lord on April 3, 2018.
A celebration of life will be held for Tyler at 2 p.m. on May 27 at the Park Shore Resort in...
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Tyler Morgan

Leslie Messing

of Traverse City, passed away on Jan. 4, 2018.
Per her wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of her life will be held Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 3...
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Leslie Messing

John Cartwright

85, lifelong resident of Long Lake, passed away May 15, 2018 at his home with his family present.
The service celebrating John's life will be held on...
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John Cartwright

James Ghastin

78, of Interlochen, died Nov. 24, 2017.
Memorial services and military honors will be held at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the new building for Life Story...
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James Ghastin

Geraldine Lichty

93, of Traverse City, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018 at Medilodge in Suttons Bay.
Per Geraldine's wishes cremation has taken place.
The family would...
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Geraldine Lichty

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Condolences forWilliam Armstrong
Will, you will always be remembered. You touched so many lives, including mine. You always made me laugh and your sarcastic humor was right on! I... Read more
By Brian Simerson

Condolences forDavid Reincke
I had the pleasure of participating with David in small support groups at Michael's Place. His attendance was predictable and appreciated. He... Read more
By Kim Koehler

Condolences forGeorge Dereere
By Goodbye Uncle George. Give Aunt Dorothy a Big Hug and Kiss from me, she has been patiently waiting for you. ♡