Recent obituaries

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Wanda Thompson

Wanda "Kitten" M. Gasco Thompson, 67, of Traverse City, went on to be with her Lord and Savior on Jan. 1, 2018. Wanda passed away peacefully at her home...
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Wanda Thompson

Kenneth Melton Sr.

Kenneth R. Melton Sr., 89, of Copemish, passed away July 17, 2018.
He was a Korean War veteran.
He was born in McRoberts, Kentucky, to Bernard and Sylvia...
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Kenneth Melton Sr.

John Younker

John Arthur Younker, 93, of Traverse City, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018 at Culver Meadows Adult Foster Care surrounded by his loving family. John was born...
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John Younker

Lorraine Livingston

Lorraine (Antoine) Livingston, 73, passed away July 7, 2018 in Houston, Texas.
She was born and raised in Manistee and was a member of the Grand Traverse Band...
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Lorraine Livingston

Luke Heydlauff

Luke Jethro Heydlauff, 2, passed away peacefully at home on July 16, 2018 with his parents, Jeff and Kate Heydlauff, at his side.
Luke's all too brief time...
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Luke Heydlauff

Beverly Slack

Beverly Joyce Slack, 89, of Traverse City, formerly of Suttons Bay, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 at Southridge Assisted Living.
Beverly was born May 30, 1929...
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Beverly Slack

F. Neumann

Forrest Karl Neumann, 87, of Traverse City, died July 9, 2018 at Munson Medical Center with family by his side.
Karl was born on Oct. 7, 1930 in St. Louis,...
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F. Neumann

Rosalie Cook

Rosalie L. (Larabell) Cook, the second child of six children, was born Sept. 12, 1930, in Tecumseh, Michigan to Francis and Ethel (Hoagland) Larabell. She...
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Rosalie Cook

Paula Hunter

Paula Jean Hunter, 59, of Traverse City, formerly of Grayling, passed away on July 11, 2018. Paula was born on Sept. 21, 1958 in Grayling, the fourth and youngest...
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Paula Hunter

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Recent death notices

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Stanley Summers

born Feb. 14, 1936, passed away on July 14, 2018.
There will be a service to honor Stanley on Friday, July 20, at Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home at 11 a.m.,...
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Stanley Summers

Paula Hunter

59, of Traverse City, formerly of Grayling, passed away on July 11, 2018.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 21, at the Old Mission...
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Paula Hunter

Elsa Smith

88, of Traverse City, died July 11, 2018.
A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of the Record-Eagle.
The family is being cared for by the...
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Elsa Smith

Jeffery Reidel

born April 21, 1968, passed away on July 6, 2018.
There will be a memorial service at a later date.
The family is being served by Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral...
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Jeffery Reidel

John Younker

John Arthur Younker, 93, of Traverse City, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018. A visitation will be held on Monday, July 23, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the...
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John Younker

Leon Martuch

Leon Landers Martuch, 90, of Traverse City and Windermere, Florida passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Munson Medical Center. A full obituary will appear in a...
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Leon Martuch

Lois Swierad

Lois Jane Swierad, 87, formerly of Glen Arbor, passed away peacefully Monday, June 25, 2018 at the Care Community Center of Springfield, Michigan. A Celebration...
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Lois Swierad

Nancy Bidleman

73, of Suttons Bay, died Dec. 18, 2017 in Missouri.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, at Keswick Maple Grove Cemetery of Suttons...
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Nancy Bidleman

William Milliron

passed away Nov. 17, 2017.
Bill's family invites you to celebrate with them in a Masonic graveside service on July 19, 2018 at 11 a.m. His wishes were for...
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William Milliron

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Recent story contributions

Condolences forBeverly Slack
Another good one has left this Earth, but "I can only Imagine" that dancing on the Streets of Gold is totally AMAZING! And someday I hope to see... Read more
By Gail Curry

Condolences forLacey Hanna
Steve was the "Jeep Guy". And a great human being , friend, and genius. He showed many of us how to makes things a reality. "Keep your stick on the... Read more
By Chris Beehler

Condolences forTracy Lang
I am saddened by the loss of such a wonderful soul. She will always be missed. I have some memories of sports and school. We loss touch at some... Read more
By Schatzie (Grundel) Shephard