Manistee County Deaths
Reported by Area Funeral Homes

(Some of these names are not in the obituary index)

This list, unfortunately, does not tell which newspaper may have run an obituary on the deceased...

Week of September 1, 2002

Esther L. Pattan 83 of Manistee died Aug. 25 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Joseph T. Sciba 87 of Manistee died Aug. 26 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Elbert Krause 84 of Manistee died Aug. 27 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Ruth Tangerstrom 79 of Manistee died Aug. 27 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Gard W. Carlson 87 of Manistee died Aug. 29 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Helen V. Zawacki 90 of Manistee died Aug. 29 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee

Week of September 8, 2002

Wallace "Wally" Benjamin Cook 70 of Thompsonville, Benzie County died Aug. 31 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Kathleen L. Gray 50 of Manistee died Aug. 23 Nelson Funeral Home, Manistee
Norman E. Ware 53 of Manistee died Aug. 30 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Bethel I. Grage 90 of Manistee died Aug. 31 Johnson Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee
Carole J. Bradford 77 of Manistee died Sept. 1 Johnson Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee
Charles William Kinnunen 63 of Bear Lake died Sept. 1 Edwards Oak Grove Funeral Home, Bear Lake
Joseph Frank Zupin 78 of Brown Township died Sept. 1 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Stewart Christopher Dunsmore 46 of Manistee died Sept. 2 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee

Week of September 15, 2002

Irving E. Welch Sr. 80 of Onekama died Sept. 8 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Martha Anna Salo 87 of Kaleva died Sept. 8 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
William John Jones 90 of Manistee died Sept. 9 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
Daniel Lee Maidens 40 of Arcadia died Sept. 9 Edwards Oak Grove Funeral Home, Bear Lake
Rachel P. Watson 91 of Manistee died Sept. 9 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Brad S. Johnston 33 of Manistee died Sept. 10 Johnson FuneralHome, Manistee
Joseph Stepan 77 of Manistee died Sept. 12 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee

Week of September 22, 2002

Jack E. Evans 74 of Howell and Manistee died Sept. 13 Bell-Borek Funeral Home, Howell
Eleanor B. Leininger 90 of Manistee died Sept. 15 Edwards-Oak Grove Funeral Home, Bear Lake
Dorothy M. Lundbom 82 of Manistee died Sept. 15 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Esther L. Lassa 96 of Manistee died Sept. 17 Herbert Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee
Violet Ruth Lemponen 79 of Kaleva died Sept. 17 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva

Week of September 29, 2002

Elmer E. Stamp 94 of Manistee died Sept. 18 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Glenda L. (Ackerman) Fosgitt 56 of Wellston died Sept. 19 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Paul R. Wheater 87 of Manistee died Sept. 20, 2002 Not given
Helen Cloutier Schmock 93 of Manistee died Sept. 21 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Edward L. Hommer 46 formerly of Manistee died Sept. 23 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Wilma Rhodea 78 of Manistee died Sept. 24 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Lloyd V. Johnson 86 of Manistee died Sept. 25 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
John Andrew Kluesner 81 of Brethren died Sept. 26 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva

Week of October 6, 2002

Isabelle R. Adamski 97 of Eastlake died Sept. 28 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Harold Lee Anderson 76 of Manistee died Sept. 29 Herbert Funeral Home
Marcus Duane Loper 2 days of Manistee died Sept. 30 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Bernadine V. Thomas 75 of Manistee died Oct. 1 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Virginia Esther Hubbard 76 of Cadillac, and formerly of Wellston died Sept. 30 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva

Week of October 13, 2002

George E. Peters 85 former Manistee resident died Oct. 1 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Mary E. "Betsy" Kessler 67 of Copemish died Oct. 5 Edwards Oak Grove Funeral Home, Bear Lake
Hildegard Adams 64 of Onekama died Oct. 6 Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City
James J. Demeter 81 formerly of Bear Lake died in Livonia Oct. 7 Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, Livonia
Helmi Eva Hospenthal 86 of Kaleva died Oct. 7 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Maynard Calvin Hoeh 78 of Kaleva died Oct. 8 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Hazel Mary Sedelmaier 84 of Kaleva died Oct. 9 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Verdray Lee Hilley 80 of Bear Lake died Oct. 11 Benzonia Chapel, McElduff Funeral Homes

Week of October 20, 2002

Neil F. Cichy 84 of Manistee died Oct. 10 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Emma Isabelle Rosenogle 65 of Wellston died Oct. 11 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Wilford J. Volkema 77 of Manistee died Oct. 13 Herbert Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee
Geraldine P. Stypa 72 of Manistee died Oct. 14 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Robert W. Cunningham 78 of Manistee died Oct. 16 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Donald D. Niemiec 54 of Manistee died Oct. 17 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
LeRoy 'Bogey' Frechette 64 of Manistee died Oct. 18 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee

Week of October 27, 2002

Wayne Eugene Weigel 79 formerly of Manistee died Oct. 13, 2002 Not given
MaryBeth Darling 48 of Manistee died Oct. 18 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Joyce I. Lloyd 78 of Manistee died Oct. 18 Johnson Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee
Clifford H. Cawthorne 95 of Sayre, Pa., formerly of Manistee died Oct. 19 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
Wallace L. Stolcenberg 71 of Ludington, formerly of Bear Lake died Oct. 19 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
Myrtle Alice Parsons 86 of Brethren died Oct. 21 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Agnes Carleton Lieb 96 of Manistee died Oct. 23 Edwards Oak Grove Funeral Home, Bear Lake
Theodore 'Ted' Feliczak 64 of Manistee died Oct. 24 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee

Week of November 3, 2002

Karen Jean (Bixby) Fink 51 of Manistee died Oct. 25 Oak Grove Cremation Center
Marie F. Krus 84 of Manistee died Oct. 25 Herbert Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee
Frank E. Newman 85 of Manistee died Oct. 26 Herbert Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee
Sierra Rose Dennis 7 of Wellston died Oct. 27 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Delphine Veronica Gumieny 86 of Manistee died Oct. 27 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Mary Christina Ross 80 of Wellston died Oct. 28 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Agnes Bowling Hilliard Kitinoja 94 of Kaleva died Oct. 29 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Stephen Joseph Marek 89 of Bear Lake died Nov. 1 Edwards Oak Grove Funeral Home, Bear Lake
Stanley J. 'Shorty' Janowiak 71 of Manistee died Nov. 1 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee

Week of November 10, 2002

Marie Rose Backus 95 formerly of Thompsonville
(Death reported in Benzie County)
died Nov. 3 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Warren Harold Putney 78 of Frankfort
(Death reported in Benzie County)
died Nov. 7 Edwards Oak Grove Funeral Home, Bear Lake
Richard Tatro 55 formerly of Manistee died Nov. 3 Not given
Kevin D. Taylor 43 formerly of Manistee died Nov. 5 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
Larry Donald Hartley 50 of Brethren died Nov. 5 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Louise J. Brastrom 72 of Manistee died Nov. 6 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
Roy Willard Lenz 82 of Kaleva died Nov. 7 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
James L. Frain 67- of Manistee died Nov. 8 Edwards Oak Grove Funeral Home, Bear Lake

Week Of November 17, 2002

Margaret 'Peg' Woodward 87 formerly of Traverse City
(Death reported in Grand Traverse County)
died Nov. 12 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
June V. Zimmerman 86 of Manistee died Nov. 7 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Verna A. Fritz 73 of Manistee died Nov. 10 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
Martin C. Fredericksen Jr. 78 of Manistee died Nov. 13 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Neil J. DeLeeuw Sr. 46 of Manistee died Nov. 14 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee

Week of November 24, 2002

Helen G. Engstrom 74 of Manistee died Nov. 14 Herbert Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee
Jay William Leatherman 44 of Bear Lake died Nov. 16 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Vera LaFleur 80 of Manistee died Nov. 16 Johnson Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee
Violet M. Tetzlaff 88 of Manistee died Nov. 16 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Esther Preuss 81 of Manistee died Nov. 17 Johnson Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee
Lloyd William Higdon 61 of Manistee died Nov. 17 Oak Grove Cremation Center in Manistee and the Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home in Chelsea
Everett Theodore Peterson 88 of Bear Lake died Nov. 18 Edwards Oak Grove Funeral Home, Bear Lake
Jacqueline F. French 76 of Manistee died Nov. 20 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee

Week of December 1, 2002

Michael Clark Deemer 45 of Interlochen
(reported in Benzie County)
died Nov. 26 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
Carl Clifton Shoup III 49 of Manistee died Nov. 22 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
Richard J. Lijewski 69 of Manistee died Nov. 24 Herbert Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee
Kathrine F. Kellogg 89 of Manistee died Nov. 28 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
John D. Miller 60 of Irons in Manistee County died Nov. 29 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee

Week of December 8, 2002

Flenoy 'Al' Sherman 71 formerly of Manistee died Nov. 28, 2002 died in Texas
Larry A. Chapman 61 of Manistee died Nov. 3 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
Richard Alan 'Speddo' Stepka  - of Branch, formerly of Manistee died Dec. 2 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
Elizabeth T. Bailey 92 of Traverse City and formerly of Brethren died Nov. 4 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Charles J. 'Chuck' Gossett 60 of Manistee died Dec. 3 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Ada M. Lee 77 of Manistee died Dec. 3 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Harry P. Jozwiak 93 formerly of Manistee died Dec. 3 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Dolores May 'Dodo' Schester 70 of Kaleva died Dec. 4 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva

Week of December 15, 2002

Agnes M. Bucholtz 93 of Manistee died Dec. 6 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
William D. Harrison 86 of Onekama died Dec. 8 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Bernice Pearl Kinal 75 of Wellston died Dec. 9 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Arthur Artemus Conn 85 of Brethren died Dec. 9 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Conrad S. Roskoski 64 of Manistee died Dec. 10 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Joan V. Priskorn 73 of Wellston died Dec. 13 Johnson Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee

Week of December 22, 2002

Norma Jean Mosley 79 of Thompsonville (Reported by Benzie County) died Dec. 17 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
Ruth L. Halverson 85 of Eastlake died Dec. 13 Oak Grove Cremation Center
William Ernest Lehto 92 of Arcadia died Dec. 15 Edwards Oak Grove Funeral Home, Bear Lake
Charles Harry Schaefer 84 of Pierport died Dec. 15 Edwards Oak Grove Funeral Home, Bear Lake
Paul Lee Kosiboski 47 of Manistee died Dec. 18 Herbert Funeral Home, P.C. in Manistee
Elma E. Falor 94 of Manistee and formerly Kaleva died Dec. Dec. 19 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Billy Dean Robbins 52 of Kaleva and formerly of Ypsilanti died Dec. 19 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Katherine E. Nielsen 84 of Manistee died Dec. 20 Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee
Robert David Batterbee 62 of Manistee died Dec. 19 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee
William R. Whitson 66 of Manistee died Dec. 20 Oak Grove Cremation Center, Manistee

Week of December 29, 2002

Kathleen Frances Windrim 51 of Thompsonville (Reported in Benzie County) died Dec. 24 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Clara B. Berg 73 of Filer City died Dec. 22 Herbert Funeral Home, Manistee
Frances Eva McCary 99 of Manistee died Dec. 22 Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva
Vivian Gay Inman 71 of Onekama died Dec. 24 Manistee Chapel of the Oak Grove Cremation Center
Arnold L. Popkowski 88 of Manistee died Dec. 25 Herbert Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee
Clare W. Peterson 66 of Manistee died Dec. 28 Johnson Funeral Home, P.C., Manistee


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