Manistee County Obituary Index
Manistee News Advocate

May not list all deaths in Manistee County,
only those that had obituaries in this newspaper.

April 1999

Deceased Death Birth Spouse Funeral Home Cemetery
Stroup, Carey Daniel
Parents: Jacob Stroup & Ida Alta Kester
31 Mar 1999
Big Bass Lake
(formerly of Ft. Wayne & Columbia City, Ind)
18 Jul 1917
Blackford Co., Ind.
B.J. Carey Terwilliger
Kaleva
Cremation
Superczynski, Gerald J. "Supers"
Parents: Ernest Superczynski & Gertrude Stepka
31 Mar 1999 28 Aug 1929
Manistee
not named Herbert
Manistee
Mt. Carmel
Hulkonen, Gunnard John
Parents: Henry Hulkonen & Hilda
3 Apr 1999
Maple Grove Twp.
8 Apr 1909
Atlantic Mine, MI
md. Edna Jouppi
14 Dec 1946
Manistee
(d. 18 Oct 1994)
Terwilliger
Kaleva
Maple Grove Twp. Cem.
Reid, Edith E. 5 Apr 1999
Lansing
(formerly of Manistee)
5 Jan 1906
El Reno, OK
md. George Reid
Dec 1927
Oklahoma
(deceased)
Stephens FH
Scottville
Lakeview Cem.
Ludington
Flater, Gloria J.
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Helminiak
31 Mar 1999
Muskegon
11 Aug 1940
Manistee
md. Marvin Flater
(d. 5 Mar 1974)
Pachesny-Jend
 Mem. Chapel
Sunrise Mem. Gardens
Christian, Cheryl Ann
Parents: J. & B. Miehlke
13 Jan 1999 4 Nov 1947
Manistee
B.L. Christian Service at Guardian Angels Church
Manistee
Jenks, Edna M. (Schliess)
Parents: William Edward White & Katharine Allnatt
9 Apr 1999 13 Jan 1911 Herald
(d. 1954)
Cook F.H.
4235 Prairie St.
Oakhill Cem.
Grand Rapids
Bielski, Rita L. Levi 12 Apr 1999 Herbert
Manistee
Oak Grove
Manistee
Webb, Olive I.
Parents: Dr. Clinton Webb & Ida Molin
11 Apr 1999 24 Feb 1914
Manistee
(Olive's sister
Lois died 1911)
Johnson
Manistee
Oak Grove
Manistee
Ulbrich, Charles F.
Parents: Frank Ulbrich & Harriett Balcher
16 Apr 1999
Muskegon
27 Jul 1916
River Forest IL
L. (Johnson) 
Eckholm

Grand Rapids
Clock F.H.
Muskegon
Snyder, Damian Lawrence
Parents: Stanley H. Snyder & Patricia G. Tuffs
19 Apr 1999
Manistee
28 Jul 1941
Grand Rapids
S.A. Roberts
Grand Rapids
Herbert
Manistee
St. Joseph Catholic 
Cem.
Onekama
Lancing, Clara A.
Parents: Robert T. Jordan & Eva M. Noakes
14 Apr 1999
at Traverse City
(Bear Lake Residence)
R. W. Lancing Edwards F.H.
Bear Lake
Cadillac Mem. Gardens East
Mt. Clemens
Lidtke, William H.
Parents: William Lidtke & Bertha Sakowski
6 Apr 1999
Manistee
18 Jun 1927
Manistee
S. Townsend
Manistee
Johnson
Manistee
Oak Grove
Manistee
Loomis, William Marlin
Parents: Dewey Loomis & Gertrude Marlin
16 Apr 1999
at Manistee
(Wellston Residence)
16 Dec 1914
San Diego CA
Irene
(d. 1971)
Terwilliger
Kaleva
Porter, John Louis
Parents: Louis F. Porter & Agnes Rose Feldhak
17 Apr 1999
Norwalk (Kaleva)
24 Feb 1907
Norwalk
Bear Lake Twp.
md. Lillian Elizabeth Ferguson
9 Jan 1932
Guardian Angels
Manistee
(d. 16 Sep 1996)
Herbert
Manistee
St. Joseph 
Catholic Cem.
Onekama
Adams, Floyd W.
Parents: Cyrus C. Adams & Ella Fitz
19 Apr 1999
at Traverse City
(Manistee Residence)
7 Sep 1922
Beulah
md. Margaret L. Earle
20 Nov 1948
Benzonia
(d. 4 Jan 1998)
Herbert
Manistee
Oak Grove
Manistee
Ziehm, Louise 15 Jan 1999
Manistee
(death notice published earlier) Johnson FH
Manistee
Bear Lake Twp.
Cem.
Sapinski, Bernice (Steinberg)
Parents: George Mazur & Kathryn Pokryfka
22 Apr 1999
Manistee
9 Aug 1913
East Chicago, Ind
md. Stanley Steinberg
16 Aug 1933
Ludington
(d. 27 Feb 1967)
md. Leo Sapinski
5 Oct 1968
Manistee
(d. 14 Mar 1988)
Herbert
Manistee
Mt. Carmel
Manistee
McCollum, Alward Kenneth
Parents: Daniel McCollum & Drickey Stoker
25 Apr 1999
Brethren
29 Mar 1918
St. Mary's, OH
M.P. Wojtoviets (Gates)
Munising
Herbert
Manistee
Service:
Lakeview Church
of the Brethren
Bradford, Helen S.
Parents: Hosea B. Pratt & Olive
23 Apr 1999
at Grand Rapids
(Arcadia Residence)
30 Dec 1914
Honor
md. Arden J. Bradford
27 Oct 1934
Elberta
(d. 3 Oct 1991)
Edwards F H
Bear Lake
Conway Cem.
Arcadia
Naruszkiewicz, Rose
Parents: John Kuzyk & Helene Wasienik
27 Apr 1999 18 Apr 1919
Muskegon
L.B. Naruszkiewicz Pachesny-Jend F.H.
Carlson, Virginia 30 Dec 1998 Clarence W. Carlson Service: at Kingdom Hall
Grand Haven

May 1999

June 1999

Deceased Death Birth Spouse Funeral Home Cemetery
Kenny, Greg
Parents: H. Kenny & E.
Grandparents: Walter Kenny & Emeline 
22 May 1999 Service: Nativity Catholic Church
Brandon, FL
Mack, Evelyn I.
Parents: Frank Hackett & Stella Carter
28 May 1999
South Lyon
Age 93
Mason County
md. Bert Mack
7 May 1926
Detroit
(d. 1985)
Brookside Cem.
Scottville
O'Connor, Edmund Clearwater, FL Age 88
Connecticut
Amy
Snover, Albert Lee
Parents: Samuel Snover & Margaret Einder
29 May 1999
at Grand Rapids
(Copemish residence)
22 Sep 1926
Arcadia Twp of Lapeer County
L. E. Terwilliger
Kaleva
Cecelio, Lorna Ann
Parent: S. Cecelio
31 May 1999
at Grand Rapids
Kaleva Residence
1 Feb 1999
Traverse City
Terwilliger
Kaleva
Maple Grove Twp. Cem.
Gancarz, Joseph James
Parents: Joseph Gancarz & Mary Yahamicki
2 Jun 1999
Free Soil
27 Feb 1918
Butternut, WI
V. Feliczak
Manistee
Herbert
Manistee
St. John Cantius Catholic Cem.
Free Soil
Inman, Ruth I.
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Myers
1 Jun 1999
Muskegon
22 Mar 1913
Holland
md. Charles C. Inman
16 Feb 1931
White Cloud
(d. 1970)
Lee Funeral Home
Muskegon Heights
Mona View Cem.
Lintula, Florence Irene Evens
Parents: George K. Winters & Blanch Lemon
5 Jun 1999
Kaleva
1 Feb 1910
Marilla Twp.
Manistee Co.
md. Cecil Evens
(deceased)
md. Oliver Lintula
(deceased)
Terwilliger
Kaleva
Marilla Twp. Cem.
Larsen, Martin Hersel
Parents: K. Larson & M. Clements
2 Jun 1999 7 Jun 1980
Bremerton, WA
Terwilliger
Kaleva
Service: Kaleva Baptist Church
Plagany, George Samuel
Parents: Jon Plagany & Josephine
5 Jun 1999
at Ann Arbor
(Pleasanton
 Residence, formerly of  Springdale)
1 Jul 1920 S. Terwilliger
Kaleva
Pleasanton Twp. Cem.
Cone, Mildred Service: June 13
Methodist Church
Manistee
Ohst, Mildred L.
Parents: John Ohst & Emma Koppit
7 Jun 1999 27 Aug 1915
Manistee
Johnson
Manistee
Trinity Lutheran Cem.
Huffman, Robert J. 10 Jan 1999
Bear Lake
Edwards
Bear Lake
Pleasanton Twp. Cem.
Kosiboski, Raymond S.
Parents: Stanley Kosiboski & Iva J. Gannon
7 Jun 1999
at Ann Arbor
(Manistee residence)
5 Dec 1943
Manistee
C. Bartoszek
Herbert
Manistee
Mt. Carmel
Manistee
Schulsik, Vera L.
Parents: Joseph Ambrosiewicz & Maryanna
11 Jun 1999
Manistee
24 Sep 1909
Cedar Springs
md. Edward J. Schulski
17 Apr 1931
Hartford
(d. 20 Mar 1998)
Herbert
Manistee
Mt. Carmel
Manistee
Crawford, Margaret (Peg)
Parents: Frederick Ackles & Effie Lee
14 Jun 1999
Benzonia
(formerly of Flint, MI & Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
23 Apr 1908
Kokomo, Ind.
Sunset Hills Cem.
Flint
Cremation
(Next to her husband)
Wengierski, Raymond J.
Parents: Alphonsus Wengierski & Harriett Gazinski
18 Jun 1999
Onekama
(formerly of River Forest IL)
23 May 1919
Chicago
Bertha Katherine
(d. 1998)
Terwilliger
Kaleva
Service: St. Joseph Catholic Church
Onekama
Ritola, William L. 22 Jun 1999
Manistee
Johnson
Manistee
Murphy, Patrick George at Ann Arbor
(Onekama residence)
Service: Onekama Lions Den
Leonard, Karen M.
Parents: Hugh Williams & Margaret Callesen
27 Jun 1999
Manistee
7 Nov 1950
Manistee
Johnson
Manistee
Grant Twp. Cem.

July 1999

Deceased Death Birth Spouse Funeral Home Cemetery
Finout, Nancy Jo
Parents: Guy Finout Jr. & Betty J. Hampton
27 Jun 1999
Near Farwell
(formerly of Fenton)
11 Apr 1960
Flint
Reynolds-Jonkoff
F H
Traverse City
Cherry Hill Cem.
Clare
Kaldahl, Harry Edward
Parents: Melvin Kaldahl & Inez Johnson
Stepfather: Volney Reynolds
29 Jun 1999
Springdale Twp.
Bear Lake
13 Jul 1920
St. Paul MN
M. Sedlar Terwilliger
Kaleva
Service: Bear Creek VFW Post No. 6333
kaleva
Griffis, Elvera M. Didrickson
Parents: Martin Anderson & Emma Peterson
29 Jun 1999
Manistee
18 Feb 1907
Manistee
md. Marvin K. Griffis
28 Apr 1973
(d. 9 Apr 1992)
Johnson
Manistee
Service: Good Shepherd Lutheran
Manistee
Judge, Audrey
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Bond
Bear Lake Twp. Cem.
Reed, David C.
Parents: Lee Roy Reed & Hazel Keillor
4 Jul 1999
Karlin
(formerly of Detroit)
21 Mar 1929
Kaleva
N.D. Teachout Terwilliger
Kaleva
Thompsonville Cem.
Rick, Shawn Marie
Parents: P. Hoxie & R. Edmondson
2 Jul 1999
Kaleva
2 Oct 1961
Onekama
D. Edwards
Bear Lake
Bear Lake Twp. Cem.
Ritola, William L.
Parents: George Ritola & Valborg Payne
22 Jun 1999
Manistee
29 Oct 1935
Traverse City
E. M. Burek Johnson
Manistee
Trinity Lutheran
Manistee
Adamczak, Eugenia
Parents: Stanislaus Nowak & Mary Pogozelski
5 Jul 1999
Manistee
2 Feb 1907
Manistee
md. Anthony 
Adamczak
24 Jun 1940
St. Joseph
Manistee
(d. 28 Jan 1953)
Herbert
Manistee
Mt. Carmel
Manistee
Gielczyk, Walter
Parents: Michael G. Gielczyk & Mary Kaleta
5 Jul 1999
Manistee
4 Jun 1915
Manistee
J.M. Przybylski Herbert
Manistee
Mt. Carmel
Manistee
Novak, Charles Louis
Parents: Louis Novak & Mary Kopstein
6 Jul 1999
at Manistee
(Kaleva residence)
A.A. Hoos Terwilliger
Kaleva
Bear Lake Twp. Cem.
Casey, Kevin Patrick
Father: John Casey
Father-In-Law: Isidore Mikrut
7 Jul 1999 Michalene O'Brien-Gerst F H
Grand Rapids
Service: St. Isidore Ch.
Grand Rapids
McClellan, Theodore Andrew
Parents: George Edward McClellan & Elizabeth Evans
(Published 7/15/99)
Died Wed. Evening
at Traverse City
(Benzie Co. Residence)
13 Dec 1927
Elberta
H.F. Jones McElduff F H
Benzonia
Gilmore Twp. Cem.
Conrad, William L.
Parents: Charles Conrad & LaVinia Red
10 Jul 1999
at Manistee
(Eastlake Residence)
27Jan1919
Deshler,OH
Johnson
Manistee
Oak Grove
Manistee
Crow, Sammy B.
Parents: Fred Lester Crow &Beulah May Wilkinson
11 Jul 1999 23  Nov 1913
Unionville, IA
Evelyn Helen
(d.1990)
Terwilliger
Kaleva
Maple Grove Twp. Cem.
Davis, Celia J.
Parents:Raymond Purkhiser &Hazel McIttrick
13 Jul 1999
Manistee
21 Apr 1928
New Metamoras, OH
B.J. Davis
Evart
(Her son Kim Davis d. Mar1999)
Johnson
Manistee
Trinity Lutheran
Grabowski, Virginia F.
Parents: John Pachesny & Catherine Najdowski
12 Jul 1999
Manistee
27 Feb 1910
Manistee
md. Ted Zawacki
17 Sep 1938
Manistee
(d. 10 Apr 1963)
md. John P. Grabowski
10 Oct 1964
St. Joseph
Manistee
(d. 30 Aug 1994) 
Herbert
Manistee
Mt. Carmel
Manistee
Gutowski, Blanche
Parents: William Zywicki &Catherine Szymarek
11 Jul 1999
Manistee
4 Apr 1906
Manistee
md. Edward S. Gutowski
8 Aug 1932
St. Joseph
Manistee
(d. 5 Jun 1981)
Herbert
Manistee
Mt. Carmel
Manistee
Helminski, Helen L.
Parents: Michael Daraskavich & Anna Ondo
12 Jul 1999
Manistee
1 Oct 1925
Irons
md. Frank J. Helminski
23 Sep 1954
Irons
(d. 28 Dec 1998)
Herbert
Manistee
Lakeview Cem.
Lake County
Hull, Kenneth Guy
Parents: Guy Hull & Edna Patch
14 Jul 1999
Arcadia
27 Feb 1911
Arcadia Twp.
md. Guyneth
(d. 30 Sep 1985)
Edwards
Bear Lake
Conway Cem.
Arcadia
Orr, Beverly Joan
Parents: Francis Bennett & Martha McKenney
8 Jul 1999
at Traverse City
(Kaleva residence)
11 Feb 1938
Birmingham
md. Keith Vincent Orr
(deceased)
Terwilliger
Kaleva
Sielski, Leonard "Butters"
Parents: Anthony Sielski & Rose Borucki 
6 Jul 1999
Manistee
1 Dec 1919
Filer City
S. Morang Herbert
Manistee
Mt. Carmel
Manistee
Smalley, Richard A.
Parents: David Smalley & Rose Florence Preiczer
13 Jul 1999
at Traverse City
(Wellston residence, formerly of Flint)
13 Aug 1927
Flint
md. Betty Evelyn
(d. 1992)
md. M. A.
(living)
Terwilliger
Kaleva
Wellston Cem.
Stefanski, Larry 7 Jul 1999
Grand Rapids
(formerly of Ludington)
Age 56
b. Manistee
Judy Heritage Funeral Serv.
Grand Rapids
Holy Cross Cem.
Goodell, Charles Richard
Parents: Russell Goodell & Angeline Smygen
9 Jul 1999
Manistee
17Apr 1925
Ecorse
md. Dorothy Versch
24 Oct1959
Detroit
(d. 24 Dec 1994)
Herbert
Manistee
Resurrection Cem.
Clinton Twp.
Lehrer, Margaret J.
Parents: Michael Janicki & Helena Sonefeld
13 Jul 1999
at Westlake OH
(Rocky River OH residence)
md. Henry G. Lehrer, M.D.
(deceased)
Corrigan F H
Fairview Park OH
also
Herbert
Manistee
Mt. Carmel
Manistee
Peterson, Kaitlyn Marie (twin)
Parents: C. Peterson & L. Chycinski
GGrandfather: Frank Laskey (deceased)
Paternal GGrandparents: H. & M.Schimke
13 Jul 1999
Grand Rapids
13 Jul 1999
Grand Rapids
Herbert
Manistee
Oak Grove
Manistee
Rutherford, Mary Lou
Parents: Carl Rutherford & Beatrice Barry
16 Jul 1999
Manistee
3 Sep 1922
Manistee
Johnson
Manistee
Oak Grove
Manistee
Skimin, Jeanne
Parents: John Harrison Ryan & Mary Aldred
19 Jul 1999
Onekama
(formerly of Oscoda)
5 Apr 1918
Anderson, Ind.
md. Jesse Skimin
18 Apr 1942
First Methodist
Anderson, Ind
Scott Hersberger F H
Lapel,  Ind
Brookside Lapel Cem.
Vartyak, Pauline Millicent
Parents: William Rosenow & Maud E. Sterling
17 Jul 1999
Manistee
19 Apr 1918
Grant Twp.
Mason Co.
T. Vartyak Herbert
Manistee
Oak Grove
Manistee
Clark, Harriet E.
Mother: Carrie Clark
17 Jul 1999
Manistee
8 May 1913
Manistee
Johnson
Manistee
Old Schoolhouse Cem.
Jones, Frances Elizabeth
Parents: George Virgin & Nora Ellen Nicely (Descendant of Lucy Virgin Downs, first white child born west of the Allegheny Mountains.)
18 Jul 1999
Fenton MI
4 Apr 1907
Greencup Co.
Kentucky
eloped to MI in 1924; md. Wentford D. Jones
(d. 1984)
Sharp F H
Fenton MI
Mound Cemetery
Piketton OH
(next to husband)
Kubacki, Leon S.
Parents: Sylvesteer Kubacki & Josephine
20 Jul 1999
at Columbia City, Ind
(Pierceton, Ind. residence)
25 Jun 1907
Filer City
D. Ax Service: St. Francis Xavier Cath. Ch.,
Pierceton, Ind
Hillcrest Cem.
Pierceton Ind
Stuart, Emmett Anthony
Parents: Donald Stuart & Mary Spath
d. Thursday
at Arcadia
(July 22 Edition of paper)
13 Mar1922
Arcadia
md. Christine Bradley
24 Oct 1981
Frankfort
(d. 4 Mar 1994)
McElduff F H
Frankfort
Blaine Twp. Cem.
Dewyer, Jeremiah Robert
Parents: R. Dewyer & E. Brooks
22 Jul 1999
at Lewiston
(Kaleva resident)
23 Jun 1979
Ludington
Terwilliger
Kaleva
Schrader, Lawrence William
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Schrader
26 Jul 1999
at Manistee
(Kaleva residence)
7 Oct 1928
Chicago
Terwilliger
Kaleva
Maple Grove Twp. Cem.
Gaines, Rowland E.
Parents: Rowland Gaines & Kathryn Kerby
26 Jul 1999
at Frankfort
(Arcadia residence)
4 Dec 1923
Frankfort
Edwards F H
Bear Lake
Gilmore Twp. Cem.
Elberta
Broadworth, Harold J.
Parents: James Broadworth & Eliza Ellington
27 Jul 1999
Bear Lake
10 Jun 1927
Tuscola Co.
Joyce Edwards F H
Bear Lake
Fairview Cem.
Bear Lake
Hayes, Elizabeth C. "Betty"
Parents: Ed Johnson & Carrie Christenson
27 Jul 1999
at Manistee
(Bear Lake residence)
29 Jul 1919
Racine, WI
Floyd Edwards F H
Bear Lake
Fairview Cem.
Bear Lake

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