All Obituaries

Herbert "Bud" Bechtold


Legendary traditional jazz player died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Traverse City. A jazz session to celebrate Bud’s life will be held on August 28, 2017, from 2:00 to 5:00...

Beverly Grossman


Beverly A. Grossman, 58, died July 31, 2017, at her home near East Jordan.   A memorial mass will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 1:00 PM at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in...

Jerry Nemecek


Jerry E. Nemecek, 80, of East Jordan died Saturday, August 5, 2017, in Petoskey.   He was born on January 31, 1937, in East Jordan, Michigan, the son of Edward and Rose (Burbank)...

Kim Peter Tonkavich


  Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away on June 7, 2017 at the Karmonas Cancer Center in Detroit, Michigan with his wife and daughters by his side.   Kim was born May 14,...

Carl Lewis, Sr.


Carl K. Lewis, Sr., 95, formerly of East Jordan, died Saturday, July 22, 2017, at his home in Petoskey.   He was born on June 5, 1922 in Kewadin, Michigan, the son of Samuel and Zella B....

Nina Gidley Harrison


  A celebration of the life of Nina Gidley Harrison will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at 11:00 A.M. at the First Presbyterian Church in East Jordan.  A luncheon will follow the...

Arlane Russell


  Arlane Gwendolyn Russell, 70, of East Jordan passed away in her home under the care of her loving sons, July 9, 2017.   Born in Michigan to Estelle (Miesczur) and Gwendon Hott, she...

Mary Stemkoski


  Mary Jean Stemkoski went to be with her Lord on Friday, June 9, 2017.    She was born on June 15, 1936, in Riggsville, Michigan.  She was preceded in death by...

Paisley Suess


Paisley Marie Suess, newborn daughter of Shiann King and Michael Suess, both of East Jordan, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017, at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand...

Esther Porter


  Esther O’Neill Porter, 99, of East Jordan, Michigan, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at Grandvue Medical Care Facility in East Jordan, surrounded by her family.   Esther was...
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