James "Jim" Henry Rubin, 76, of Buckley, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at his home. Jim was born June 11, 1942 in Detroit to the late Henry James and Dorothy M. Rubin.
Following his graduation from Roscommon High School in...
Julie Ann Klein, 60, of Traverse City, passed away Oct. 15, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Sept. 12, 1958 in Howell to Donald and Ruth Klein.
Julie graduated from Howell High School in 1976.
She married and had three...
Esther E. Ballard, of Flushing, formerly of Frankfort, died on Oct. 13, 2018 at McLaren-Flint Hospital.
Esther was born in Frankfort on July 9, 1921 to cherry farmers, Nathan and Mary Crawford. She attended a one-room schoolhouse during her...
Elfriede Erika Landt, age 80, of Traverse City, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Elfriede (Friede) was born on Sept. 21, 1938 to Friedrich and Hilde (Truempelmann) Kelm in Kreuz, Germany.
Elfriede and her family fled northern...
Karen Elizabeth Harty, 48, of Traverse City, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 13, 2018. Karen was born May 15, 1970 in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Thomas and Linda (Baker) Evans.
Karen's passion was in teaching early childhood education; she...
James Timothy Vollink, 72, of Traverse City, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at his home. Jim was born on Nov. 6, 1945 in Holland, Michigan, to Gilbert and Gene (Homminga) Vollink.
Jim will be remembered for his quick wit and strong...
Elizabeth A. Hughes, age 82, of Cedar, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at the Orchard Creek Assisted Living Facility in the loving care of her family. Elizabeth was born in Muskegon on Nov. 28, 1935 to Clarence and June (Dykema) Knoll....
John David Lather, 83, of Traverse City, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at his home in the presence of his loving family after a battle with cancer. David was born on May 11, 1935 to John and Leona (Core) Lather in Traverse City.
Sally Jane Findley, 67, of Grawn, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at her home.
Sally was born on Dec. 2, 1950 in Benzonia, to the late Earnest and Marion (Green) Hankins. She married the love of her life, Donald L. Findley, on...
Daniel "Dan" John Bixby, 71, of Maple City, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018.
Dan was born on April 20, 1947 in Niles to the late Carl and Gennevieve (Velthous) Bixby. He married Patricia Lee Ostyn on April 23, 1971.
Dan founded Bixby Food...